Premiere Pro CS6 and multiple projects by Victoria Guzik 2 weeks ago Hi, I am doing a composite DVD for a roast from multiple projects. Just need some freeze frames and some short skits. How do I go about saving this into a projcet that I can use I need to open it's pr
Export settings for YouTube, Vimeo et al by Jason Holmes 2 weeks ago I am new to this film edit world and have finished a video - I'm experimenting with export settings. It's a music video that I'll be uploading and I note that YouTube recommends H.264 - which is fine
AVCHD -2 Cams - To Transcode or not? by David Bitterman 2 weeks ago I'm working on some videos right now for a corporate client that were captured on two Canon Vixia HF G40's in AVCHD (PF29.97, 24MBPS 1080). There's about 2 hours of fooage total (x2 cameras) and the v
Bin question by Stephen Smith 2 weeks ago Is there a way in the bin to show clips used in timeline like you can in After Effects In After Effects it will put a check mark by the clip if it is being used. Stephen Smith Utah Video Productions C
Re: Bin question by Daniel Waldron 2 weeks ago If you view in the icon view, there will be a little blue film strip in the corner if the clip is used. Click on the icon to see (and even jump to) exactly where it is used.
Mixing 720 and 1080 in Premier Pro by Will Manders 2 weeks ago Hi guys, Ive read a few posts on this but am still unclear so would be greatful if you could help i have a mix of 720 and 1080 footage and Id like the final movie to be in 1080. Whats the best way to
Silhouette Questions by James Roth 2 weeks ago Hi everyone, I'm working with silhouette footage, created through a) shooting a model against green screen and then b) taking the chroma-keyed model, crushing the colors down to pure black, then tinti
Re: Silhouette Questions by Daniel Waldron 2 weeks ago Don't make H264s. That will lower your quality and make working in AE a nightmare. Make ProRes or DNxHD files to work with if you can. VC Reflect is a free plugin for reflections that you could potent
AE Plugin Particular by Neil Beller 4 weeks ago Hi, I pulled up a template I had purchased called Falling Memories and it seems to be missing the plugin "Particular". It is used to create the many, many layers of falling photos in the background. I
Re: AE Plugin Particular by Daniel Waldron 3 weeks ago Either way you can probably ask for a refund, though they are certainly under no obligation to give you one if the plugin is listed. Couldn't hurt to ask though.
3d Elements texture troubleshooting by anna ioannidi 1 month ago Hello, i am trying to apply a texture on the extrude object (logo with letters) and i have the following questions & issues: - Although i apply the texture it is not visible and is black. Why. How can
Re: 3d Elements texture troubleshooting by Daniel Waldron 4 weeks ago Texturing is probably one of Element 3D's weakest points. Precomp your logo and texture into compositions that are the exact same size and work from there. As far as I know, you'll need to create a se
Need a colour removed by Tom Tremayne 1 month ago Hello there! I was wondering if I could grab some colour correction advice. Here is the image that I'm trying to correct: As you can see there's a horrible bluish rainbow like colour over her hands th
Re: Need a colour removed by Daniel Waldron 1 month ago I personally find the secondary color correction with the "obsolete" three-way color corrector to work better, but maybe that's just because I'm used to it...
Adding video subtitles! Fastest way? by Michael Foster 1 month ago Hi everyone! By no probably most of everyone has seen some facebook video or youtube video that annotates audio with fun animated subtitles! Here's a quick, hilarious example: https: www.youtube.com w
Re: Adding video subtitles! Fastest way? by Daniel Waldron 1 month ago This is easier in After Effects, but can be done in Premiere with the title tool. The Vegas technique was neat, but not much slower than using the title tool and maybe markers in Premiere. Notice he d
Unnesting a Sequence by Can Adil 2 months ago Hi, I have sequence formed of different clips in 2 video layers. It's an interview recording, with the second layer being the subtitles mov file. (a transparent alpha mov file with only the subtitles)
Re: Unnesting a Sequence by Daniel Waldron 2 months ago If you set in and out points in the nested sequence, it will only copy and paste what is in between those points. Perfect for copying and pasting select portions of a sequence.
Happy Thanksgiving, Everybody! by Dave LaRonde 5 months ago Hope everything's yummy tomorrow! Hope you see lots of family & friends! Hope you get to watch parades! Hope your team wins! Hope you don't eat too much! Hope you pause long enough in the festivities
Harry Potter Spells Particular by Brandon Thresher 10 months ago Hello Creative Cow at large... This is my first time posting so please tell me what information I may be leaving out. Im working on a project and am trying to duplicate an effect show in a tutorial fo
Adobe update bug by Oliver Peters 1 year ago http: arstechnica.com apple 2016 02 warning-bug-in-adobe-creative-cloud-deletes-mac-user-data-without-warning - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
Re: Adobe update bug by Ryan Holmes 1 year ago Andrew Kimery "Just more reasons why I don't get in early on any new software build regardless of which company it comes from." This is more the takeaway than anything else. Every major software deve
Beware of El Capitan!!! by David Roth Weiss 2 years ago DO NOT UPGRADE!!! While your apps "might" open and work, there are MANY reported driver and plugin issues. If you insist on forging ahead, you'd best clone your boot drive first, or you'll be sorry. D
Simple Rotating Question by Clay Stanton 2 years ago Hi guys I have a 4 squares i would like to orbit around a circle. It seems so simple but I can't figure it out. How can I do that without rotating the squares individually Image attached.
Keyboard Shortcuts by Stephen Smith 2 years ago This is a fun graphic for shortcut keys in After Effects: http: www.setupablogtoday.com 2015-adobe-after-effects-keyboard-shortcuts-cheat-sheet Stephen Smith Utah Video Productions Check out my Vimeo
Re: Keyboard Shortcuts by Dave LaRonde 2 years ago Now, that's pretty neat. Something like that should have been created years ago.... by Adobe! Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA
Need to choose between PP or FCPX by Siobhan Elise 2 years ago Hi All, I'm a regular visitor to Creative Cow but rarely post. Today I need to ask for people's honest thoughts on an opportunity that has been presented to me. At work I am being offered to choose a
Re: Need to choose between PP or FCPX by Daniel Waldron 2 years ago I agree that you should go with whatever software you are most comfortable with. In terms of PC vs Mac, keep in mind that you can use Premiere and Final Cut on a Mac; you're stuck using Premiere (of t
Food for thought by Robert d'Alexis 2 years ago http: www.provideocoalition.com are-you-as-an-editor-defined-by-the-nle-that-you-use Great article, well worth a read IMHO. Warning: might make for some uncomfortable reading though. :-)
Re: Food for thought by Daniel Waldron 2 years ago I don't see why people need to bash away at any NLE that works, regardless of their proficiency. I personally like Premiere the best, but have seen some amazing work done in FCPX and, of course, Avid.
Center objects relative to the canvas by Dustin Parsons 9 years ago I have an image that I want to align in the exact center of the canvas but I can't figure out an easy way to do this. I assume this is a relatively simple task but I can't seem to figure it out. Thank
Re: Center objects relative to the canvas by Rob Duncan 4 years ago In the interest of continuing to beat a dead horse (or thread), since I was looking today, the keyboard shortcut for centering an object within the view is: COMMAND-HOME -------------- Freaky People P
Music Video, blends, distortion, colour by david doherty 3 years ago Hi there, experienced shooter, relatively new to AE. I've shot some ace footage in a skate park. I took these clips into AE and duplicated them, then experimented with the Blend Modes, creating very n
Adobe Premiere Pro 11 or 12? by Anna Finucane 3 years ago As a college graduate I have experience using Final Cut 7 & X. However, I do not own a Mac. I have an HP. Before I go into specifications, I do have a LaCie hard drive that is formatted for both! I do
Re: Adobe Premiere Pro 11 or 12? by Shane Ross 3 years ago The current version of the software is called the Adobe Creative Cloud 2014...and the specific version of Premiere Pro is 8.1. It's pretty dang good... Shane Little Frog Post Read my blog, Little Frog
How to convert AVin video format by Daniel Waldron 5 years ago I was given a QuickTime video file in the AVin format and was told it was some sort of Avid codec. It doesn't play in QuickTime or VLC and won't open in Final Cut or Premiere. I don't have an Avid sys
keyframing expressions? by Daniel Waldron 9 years ago I've been using After Effects CS3 for about a year now, but have just started dabbling with expressions. For a television intro I'm working on, I have a camera zoom into the title and then pan across