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Daniel Peterson

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June 14th 2012
57 Posts
After Effects Direct Link clips render slow in Premiere
by Dustin Parsons 5 years ago
I have a few clips I sent to After Effects from PPro via Direct Link and have noticed Premiere chugs along at a super sluggish pace when it gets to rendering or exporting those clips. Some clips take
Re: After Effects Direct Link clips render slow in Premiere
by Daniel Peterson 5 years ago
Hey Alex, just reading this thread because I would love to speed things up in my workflow if possible... proxies sound very interesting, I've never really used them, but a few comps I'm working on now
How do you name and describe your clips? What metadata do you use?
by Daniel Peterson 5 years ago
Wondering if anyone would mind sharing how they log and name their files, and also what metadata they add before (or during) the editing process For a lot of the work I do (which is mostly short doco'
Re: How do you name and describe your clips? What metadata do you use?
by Jay Thomas 5 years ago
This is one thing I'm currently troubleshooting in my adjustment from FCP to PP. On multiple long form docs I became dependent on using two COMMENT columns, leaving the clip name as is, adding a gener
Matching Cameras in PP
by Gerald Prost 5 years ago
I have viewed Andrew Devis' tutorial on matching cameras and I have also tried Colorista and Resolve. I'm still not happy trying to match my cameras. I have two Sony FX 1000s and a Panasonic AF100A. U
Re: Matching Cameras in PP
by Daniel Peterson 5 years ago
You can use the 'DigitalColor Meter' found in utilities to see the exact colour values... but bear in mind that there still may be some differences in light intensity and hue effecting the colour depe
Exporting1280x720 footage/sequence as 640x480.mov file
by Darren Breckles 5 years ago
So I shot all the footage in 1920x1080 and the client said they wanted 1280x720 .mov files as final output. I edited the 1080p footage in a 720p sequence so I could reframe a bit. Now they want 640x48
Re: Exporting1280x720 footage/sequence as 640x480.mov file
by Daniel Peterson 5 years ago
Ah I'm on OSX so didn't realise that you can't export to ProRes on PC, no its not to do with Quicktime Pro... try exporting a master file to Avid DNxHD then, I hear that's a good option for an interme
Adobe Dynamic Link Not Working!
by Jason Satterlund 5 years ago
I am working in Adobe Premier CC and when I attempt to dynamic link it to After Effects, AE makes a composition, but there is no clip in the comp. My workflow is: I place a clip on the timeline in PP.
Re: Adobe Dynamic Link Not Working!
by Daniel Peterson 5 years ago
Hmmm, that is strange, not sure whats going on there sorry. Did you also try creating a new project file Filmmaker Motion Graphic Artist www.TheDigitalSlice.com (beta) - A NLE survey. www.SaltMedia.ne
Seeking further input on a personal NLE website project...
by Daniel Peterson 5 years ago
Hi all, As the title suggests, I'm seeking some further input on a new website NLE survey I've created http: www.thedigitalslice.com Deciding what NLE to spend your time, money and resources on is a t
Re: Seeking further input on a personal NLE website project...
by Daniel Peterson 5 years ago
Hey Jason, appreciate the thoughts... Jason Porthouse "TBH ignoring it and moving on is probably good advice. But one thing - don't come asking for feedback then get snarky when the feedback isn't wha
Mavs 10.9.2 released
by Jeremy Garchow 5 years ago
Lots of stuff: http: support.apple.com kb HT6114 Who's installed it Jeremy
Re: Mavs 10.9.2 released
by Daniel Peterson 5 years ago
John Pale "If you hadn't heard, there is an important security fix in this update. " Only heard about this yesterday too... wow... http: gizmodo.com why-apples-huge-security-flaw-is-so-scary-15290410
how long Creative Cloud applications remain activated when the computer is offline
by Todd Kopriva 5 years ago
Here's a clarifying article about how long Creative Cloud applications will remain activated when the computer is offline: "Creative Cloud: Internet connectivity, offline grace period, and reminders":
Re: how long Creative Cloud applications remain activated when the computer is offline
by David Mathis 5 years ago
I agree!
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Workflow with "Overlay" transfer mode for bullet holes in an action scene
by Ryan Stubbs 6 years ago
I'm working on an action short, and there is a scene where bullets hit a dusty sandy desert-like ground. I've got the effect for the hit set up, but I want to add a bullet hole mark of some sort. Beca
Re: Workflow with "Overlay" transfer mode for bullet holes in an action scene
by Daniel Peterson 6 years ago
Glad to hear! Give us a quick summary, I'm interested to know what method you used. Thanks. Filmmaker Motion Graphic Artist www.saltmedia.net www.TheDigitalSlice.com (beta) What's your weapon of choic
How much may I scale my footage for broadcast?
by Samuel Enblom 6 years ago
Hi fellow cows! As mentioned in the title, how much is considered OK to scale in post for broadcast TV Im currently editing a documentary that will be aired on a Swedish TV-channel next year. Most of
Re: How much may I scale my footage for broadcast?
by Daniel Peterson 6 years ago
It's coming in the next update, next month... if you can wait that long... http: blogs.adobe.com aftereffects 2013 09 after-effects-cc-12-1-whats-new-and-changed.html Filmmaker Motion Graphic Artist w
Losing luma information when dynamic linking between Pr CC and Ae
by Daniel Peterson 6 years ago
I have a finalised project that I'm color correcting in PrCC... some clips are dynamically linked to Ae for graphics and multiple overlays... all good, BUT I just noticed that the clips I've sent to A
Re: Losing luma information when dynamic linking between Pr CC and Ae
by Daniel Peterson 6 years ago
Ok, I was wrong, I just worked out that changing Ae to 32bpc did actually stop the intial clipping! BUT strangely, when I apply a colour correction effect (e.g. RGB curves) to the linked Ae clip in Pr
Is it possible to animate between two paths?
by Vinh Ton 6 years ago
*Goal: effect of text spinning in to tornado *Trying: animate text along path -mask 1 is an open path where the text going in to the tornado -mask 2 is a closed path where the text revolves in a loop
Re: Is it possible to animate between two paths?
by Daniel Peterson 6 years ago
One alternative you could try is to use the Distort Twirl effect... have the text travel along the path then animate the twirl at the appropriate time. Filmmaker Motion Graphic Artist www.saltmedia.ne
Anything in After Effects similar to the video limiter effect in premiere pro?
by Dave Andrade 6 years ago
Is there a plugin that will check levels when viewing other users' clips when imported into After effects What I plan on doing is creating some presets, the problem is that when they are added, I'd li
Re: Anything in After Effects similar to the video limiter effect in premiere pro?
by Daniel Peterson 6 years ago
I'll second that Synthetic Aperture is an amazing tool, using 'limiting' has saved me endless amounts of time in all grading and broadcast related work. Filmmaker Motion Graphic Artist www.saltmedia.n
AE switch comp shortcut?
by Paul Cope 6 years ago
Hi, Very quick question to all those ae gurus out there. Is there a keyboard shortcut for moving between different open compositions in AE CS6 Like you would Control+Tab to move between different brow
Re: AE switch comp shortcut?
by Ridley Walker 6 years ago
"Cycle to previous or next item in active viewer (for example, cycle through open compositions) Shift+, (comma) or Shift+. (period)" You'll need multiple Comp Viewers open for this to work and to have
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Daniel Peterson liked this 6 years ago
The Digital Slice
by Daniel Peterson 6 years ago
Hey guys, I'm a freelance editor motion graphic artist animator, and I've been working on a site that is aiming to become a helpful tool for people (such as myself) in post-production. It's still earl
Re: The Digital Slice
by Daniel Peterson 6 years ago
Hey Mike, Thanks for the feedback, I'm currently working on a plan for the site content blog that I'm looking to start producing and including, if you have any ideas or preferences of what you would l
Dreaded .MTS files!!!
by Matt Jones 6 years ago
Ok, I'm a FCP editor, but I do like Premiere (CS5) and use it when I can. A client sent me some .MTS files to do a very simple edit for a wedding. The footage looks awful in Premiere when I import fro
Re: Dreaded .MTS files!!!
by Vince Becquiot 6 years ago
Hi Matt, Have you checked your clip interpretation settings Many times Premiere will just guess these settings. Start with a progressive 1920x1080 square pixels timeline, and interpret the footage as
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Daniel Peterson liked this 6 years ago
Not sure if this goes here...
by Romeo Rubio 6 years ago
Out of curiosity, how do you guys host your reel videos on your respective websites Streaming quicktime, Vimeo, or Youtube
Re: Not sure if this goes here...
by Daniel Peterson 6 years ago
Vimeo is great, I've been using VimeoPro for the last couple of years. Filmmaker Motion Graphic Artist www.saltmedia.net www.TheDigitalSlice.com (beta) Seeking clarity in digital post production. Help
Top 7 pro editing applications?
by Daniel Peterson 6 years ago
Ok I've been searching around a little, and as far as I can tell these are the 7 most popular professional editing applications (no order) Do you agree Avid Media Composer Final Cut X Final Cut 7 Prem
Re: Top 7 pro editing applications?
by Daniel Peterson 6 years ago
Yeah I had the same thought when posting, curious as to how you split it though... what are your 3 or 4 contenders for a specific professional Thanks
Surround Sound in Encore
by Daniel Peterson 7 years ago
I've been asked by a client to provide a quote to make a DVD with 5.1 Surround sound... I started working my way through multiple forums but it looks like it may be slightly complicated to do in Encor
Re: Surround Sound in Encore
by Daniel Peterson 7 years ago
sorry ... using a Mac.
Quotations and contracts
by Daniel Peterson 7 years ago
So I'm interested to know how others quote for productions that range anywhere between $3000 - $30,000.... and whether you also require some kind of contract to be signed by the client before working
Re: Quotations and contracts
by Daniel Peterson 7 years ago
PS. I once requested a 50% deposit upfront and was told that it wasn't normal practice... would you say 50% is normal practice
Superannuation guarantee??? or not?
by Daniel Peterson 7 years ago
Hi all, this looks like the best place to get some advice or guidance on the issue of Superannuation guarantee (SG) eligibility (within Australia) for editors vfx camera operators for broadcast. I fig
Re: Superannuation guarantee??? or not?
by Mark Suszko 7 years ago
I think the American situation is different enough from G.O.E. that whatever we do or say can't be that much help to you. Here, we have a defining concept in freelance relationships called "work for h
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