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Dave LaRonde

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Promotion Producer, KGAN (CBS) & KFXA-TV (Fox), Cedar Rapids-Iowa City-Waterloo-Dubuque, Iowa
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How do you copy and paste audio effects from one track to another?
by Scott Clements 3 years ago
Is it possible to copy and paste effects from one audio track to another, or do you have to apply and tweak your settings to the default effects every time you want to add an audio effects to a track
Re: How do you copy and paste audio effects from one track to another?
by Dave LaRonde 1 day ago
I'm confused. Why can people not copy-paste any number of effects from one clip to as many other clips as they wish, even to another track It seems to me that this would a basic functionality. Or is t
Slow preview despite green render bar
by Andy Wölfl 4 days ago
I recently changed from Mac to PC and I am having doubts that everything is working as it is supposed to do. I am not really savy with the whole PC thing so take it slow on me. I bought quite a powerf
Re: Slow preview despite green render bar
by Dave LaRonde 3 days ago
Andy W lfl "Just curious, when the render bar (green) is already developed, After Effects should be able to preview in real time, right " Not necessarily. Frame rate and horizontal vertical dimension
New Composition has an image in it when the Pixel Aspect Ratio is "Square Pixels" only.
by Ken Webb 4 days ago
Hi Forum, Whenever I create a new composition there is an image I used in a previous composition in the new composition. When I change the Pixel Aspect Ration to anything besides "Square Pixel" the im
Re: New Composition has an image in it when the Pixel Aspect Ratio is "Square Pixels" only.
by Dave LaRonde 4 days ago
Purge your memory & caches. The problem should go away. Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA
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How to create a snap/magnetic effect
by James Rodgers 4 days ago
Client wants this background that comes in from right to left to snap at the end with maybe a little movement. Almost like it was attracted by a magnet, etc. I've played around with keyframes, but can
Re: How to create a snap/magnetic effect
by Dave LaRonde 4 days ago
Do you want that very sort of animation you used as an example, adding the "snap" You can do it with a null, parenting the various symbols to it. Rotate the null to move the images. If you're handy wi
Black Flash Frame on RAM Preview with Dynamically linked footage
by Jacob Roth 5 days ago
Ok, I've got a weird one that's driving me crazy. I've got green screen footage (AVCHD camera files) that I've edited in Premiere and dynamically linked to After Effects. I've applied Keylight to the
Re: Black Flash Frame on RAM Preview with Dynamically linked footage
by Dave LaRonde 4 days ago
You aren't trying to do a PP - AE - PP round trip via Dynamic Link, are you That's a very bad idea; Dynamic Link is NOT one of Adobe's more robust features. Export your chroma keys from AE and import
Mask paths from Premiere Pro not transfering over to after effects using dynamic link.
by capricca bsgapollo 5 days ago
Hi guys, I'm fairly new to both programs (after effects and premiere pro) and I'm facing with the issue currently that all of my masks from premiere pro aren't transfering over to after effects, I wou
Re: Mask paths from Premiere Pro not transfering over to after effects using dynamic link.
by Dave LaRonde 4 days ago
Sorry, but you're assuming that Adobe software will work flawlessly, and as advertised. Here's the harsh truth -- it doesn't. Simply import the clip you want -- with NO masks or effects applied -- int
Premiere Pro CC 2015 not conforming any clips
by Elbert Besaris 5 days ago
Hi there, Although I'm new here to this forum, I've browsed through it to look for an answer, yet I haven't found any that work for me. Since a few days, when I import new footage into a project, PP w
Re: Premiere Pro CC 2015 not conforming any clips
by Dave LaRonde 5 days ago
There's a mismatch between your footage and the timeline settings. You need to to use different timeline settings. And since we don't know anything about your footage NOR the timeline settings, we can
Audio playback has random pops and crackles
by Joel Bour 5 days ago
I recently got a new laptop (Dell xps 9570) and was excited to get some light editing done on the road. Unfortuanlty I find the audio playback inside of premiere has some pops and crackles (almost lik
Re: Audio playback has random pops and crackles
by Dave LaRonde 5 days ago
Are we to guess at the differences between your laptop and desktop machines to make a diagnosis You have a lot of faith in our psychic powers! Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) C
After effects didn't import or export files are coming with quicktime components (86:1)
by Shehab Saleh 6 days ago
Recently I change my laptop and I install my after effect cc into new laptop. When I tried to import old projects it can't be load because of some quicktime components!! (H.264, JPEG2000, JPEG...etc).
Re: After effects didn't import or export files are coming with quicktime components (86:1)
by Dave LaRonde 5 days ago
Steve told you precisely what to do to get the Quicktime components back. I quote: "You can uninstall and go back to AE2018 15.01 which has all the features of 2018 (plus a few bugs) but does allow th
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Grow Image
by Jerry Scafidel 6 days ago
After resizing a large number of images to 1920 1080 in PS, I imported all of them as footage into AE and use Time stretch to show each image for several seconds to make the video. I would like to hav
Re: Grow Image
by Dave LaRonde 5 days ago
You can also animate the scale using keyframes. Start at 100%, then set the ending keyframe to 110%. Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA
Error while randerizing
by Paulo Moreira 7 days ago
Good Morning, I did a presentation in the after effects, in it I put a video that I made of my work area I made several cuts by the after effects, in the edition I see the presentation calm, but at th
Re: Error while randerizing
by Dave LaRonde 6 days ago
I see that all your video layers have been made into Guide Layers. You can tell by the blue pound sign switches. Guide layers do not render. Turn off those switches and you will be able to see the exp
Editing in place (growing files with close caption)
by Vjeko Sabljak 7 days ago
Hello editing pros! We had Harmonic Spectrum server that recorded Apple QuickTime reference movie format, and Apple Final Cut pro. We could Edit in Place (edit and export while recording) using our FC
Re: Editing in place (growing files with close caption)
by Dave LaRonde 6 days ago
From your description, it sounds as if you should have stopped using reference movies a long time ago. If it was my system, I would invest in more storage for the actual media. Dave LaRonde Promotion
Is this a Quicktime issue?
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 2 weeks ago
Hi guys, As of about 2-3 weeks ago, I have not been able to convert a .mov (animation 100% quality) of over 2GB file size in Media Encoder to H.264, not even by bringing the video in to Premiere and e
Re: Is this a Quicktime issue?
by Dave LaRonde 1 week ago
Adobe Media Encoder can export H.264, but in an mp4 media container. It's extremely popular and looks darned good, too. But if the client specifies QT H.264, What was once a single-step process become
Removing Empty Audio Tracks?
by Marc Nibor 2 weeks ago
Problem: you got source material on your timeline with several empty audio tracks that just get in the way. You don't want to waste hours with unlinking, deleting, reattaching hundreds of clips manual
Re: Removing Empty Audio Tracks?
by Dave LaRonde 2 weeks ago
Neat trick. Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA
Localized Grain in my Footage
by Luca De Angelis 3 weeks ago
Hi everybody and thanks for your time and help! I'm a beginner filmaker and a selflearner so many basic things are holy grail to me. This time the problem is NOISE. As you can see from the samples I p
Re: Localized Grain in my Footage
by Dave LaRonde 3 weeks ago
Are you confusing grainy video with the noise I see at the high-contrast boundaries of sky and arches If you are, there is no fix for that. You can reduce grain in after effects, but there's no soluti
PP Exporting crashes. Tried seemingly everything. Deadline looming. (9 Error code: -1609629695)
by Evan D. Newman 3 weeks ago
Hi everyone, Feeling dead in the water on a big project. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Just wrapped editing finishing an hour-long doc for the last 4 months... and set to finally deliver for
Re: PP Exporting crashes. Tried seemingly everything. Deadline looming. (9 Error code: -1609629695)
by Dave LaRonde 3 weeks ago
Dynamic Link is NOT a robust feature. It tends to fail at the worst possible times, when the sequence is at its most complex.. Since you're under time pressure and can't possibly reorganize, the idea
Video and audio not linked in timeline
by Reason Robles 3 weeks ago
My video and audio from the same file are not showing up as linked once I bring into the timeline. I've tried linking, unlinking, grouping, etc. but even when it says they are linked or grouped the au
Re: Video and audio not linked in timeline
by Dave LaRonde 3 weeks ago
Let me guess -- it's video from a phone, right Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA
new system spec's
by Jennifer Essex-Chew 1 month ago
I have an old "cheese grater" mac running version 7. It is time to start over and run the most current version of Avid. Can I get some suggestions for new system specs Long format & VFX heavy. So many
Re: new system spec's
by Dave LaRonde 4 weeks ago
Shane Ross "Well, the company I am at, we cut ANCIENT ALIENS..." This has NOTHING AT ALL to do with with the show you cut, other than it's a hoot! My daughter & I love to laugh at the Greek guy with
How do you Handle Time Lapse File / Folder Naming and Organization?
by Will Luker 1 month ago
We have a small video team that shoots mainly b-roll footage for our internal companies to use. We are in the final stages of solidifying a timelapse hyperlapse workflow, and I need some feedback from
Re: How do you Handle Time Lapse File / Folder Naming and Organization?
by Dave LaRonde 4 weeks ago
Time lapse is pretty easy. It's just a matter of frames across time. It's arithmetic. Hyperlapse isa bit more difficult. It's frames across time combined with motion! Do your homework. Dave LaRonde Pr
sync and frame rate confusion
by Philip James 1 month ago
I have some mp4 footage that plays in sync in Quicktime and when I 'get info' in that programme it says it is at 25 fps. When I link or import it into my 25 fps project in MC the sound is out of sync.
Re: sync and frame rate confusion
by Dave LaRonde 1 month ago
Philip James "What should I do " Don't shoot on a phone, that's what! Actually, you can but you MUST use one of the apps that force phone cameras to work like real video cameras. There are a few out
AUDIO SYNC SLIP WITH u-LAW files
by Jimmy Smith 1 month ago
I'm trying to sync phone call files which are u-Law 2:1 format audio files to my Avid project and coming across some weird sync issue. The audio is slipping throughout the timeline as it moves down. W
Re: AUDIO SYNC SLIP WITH u-LAW files
by Dave LaRonde 1 month ago
Sampling rate, perhaps 44.1K vs 48K Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA
Still need to render reverse motion? Wow. It’s 2018 folks!!!
by Joshua Pearson 2 months ago
Jeez, when will Avid fix this simple, petty, yet super annoying feature . I mean, my god, it s the 21st century! So many other Avid FX filters are real time! How is it possible that this is STILL not
Re: Still need to render reverse motion? Wow. It’s 2018 folks!!!
by Dave LaRonde 2 months ago
...and how long does it take to actually do the render Twice as much as real time, perhaps Good thing you probably don't use After Effects a lot. You'd go nuts. Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (C
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Final Cut 7 killed by high Sierra...how I solved the problem
by Wendy Peter 3 months ago
This is a follow up to a question I posted about a month ago, as to what my options were with the death of Final Cut 7 after I upgraded to high Sierra without thinking it through. I am sharing this ju
Re: Final Cut 7 killed by high Sierra...how I solved the problem
by Dave LaRonde 3 months ago
Wow, you REALLY wanted to stick with FCP 7! Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA
in FCP6 when opening viewer clip from timeline viewer is white until play is hit then clip appears and plays
by Randall Johannes 3 months ago
This hasn't happened to me before. When I opened Final Cut and my final project appeared in the time line all looked normal until I double clicked a clip in the timeline to open it in the viewer but i
Re: in FCP6 when opening viewer clip from timeline viewer is white until play is hit then clip appears and plays
by Dave LaRonde 3 months ago
You would be astounded by the number of Apple Forever freaks remain in the world who refuse to let go of the pasr. Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA
Creating QuickTime reference files out of Avid: Video + Audio in a single reference file possible?
by Stuart Baker 4 months ago
Hello, When creating QT reference files out of Avid, is there a way to merge audio with video into a single reference file, or is it necessary to have a discreet video file and a discreet audio file T
Re: Creating QuickTime reference files out of Avid: Video + Audio in a single reference file possible?
by Dave LaRonde 4 months ago
If this was 2008. I MIGHT make a QT reference file. But it's 2018. Now I would NEVER make a reference fe. There is no good reason for doing it. If you want to, fine. In no way do I advise it. It's tim
Red pixels when exporting. UPDATED
by paolo drusi 4 months ago
Hi, I've always FCP7 for years to produce my videos but lately I get this (see image- red patches) on the timeline after rendering and on the exported file. This happens when I use the ColourCorrectio
Re: Red pixels when exporting. UPDATED
by Dave LaRonde 4 months ago
I suspect it might be a conflict between FCP and the operating system. I don't think I've heard of FCP7 running successfully on El Capitan. Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Ceda
Problem with freeze in full screen mode (sound is there)
by Antoni Beksiak 4 months ago
The symptoms are generally as described here: https: discussions.apple.com thread 911467 No video, on stop the frame is updated. I tried the advice described in the above thread, and I only managed to
Re: Problem with freeze in full screen mode (sound is there)
by Dave LaRonde 4 months ago
FCP7 is almost 8 years old. The Sierra OS is much newer. I suspect application - OS mismatch issues. I don't recall if you've ever told us about the storage you're using and its throughput. Dave LaRon
FCP 6 - No Animated Titles
by James Lawler 4 months ago
Hi all, I have been looking around this site with the hope of finding a solution to a problem I'm having with Final Cut Pro 6. I'm really hoping someone can help as I don't know what else to try. The
Re: FCP 6 - No Animated Titles
by Dave LaRonde 4 months ago
Now mind you, it has been YEARS since I cut in FCP 6. But as I recall, any kind of 3D text animation had to be done and rendered out in Motion. Then it gets imported as an alpha channeled file. Dave L
Filter out Harmonica in Soundtrack pro
by Dorian Weber 4 months ago
Hello, I am recording Guitar with Harmonica Songs. I would like to filter out the harmonica as much as possible. Unfortunately both instruments are on both tracks. I am very new to Soundtrack and woul
Re: Filter out Harmonica in Soundtrack pro
by Dave LaRonde 4 months ago
Record the Guitar in one room and the Harmonica in another. Give the musicians headphones to hear each other. Don't try to cheap out on your audio recording. You'll only make your troubles worse in th
Best way to handle ama sd pixel aspect ratio issues
by Kell Smith 6 months ago
I have a 720p project and am trying to figure out the best way to handle sd AMA'd clips when it comes to aspect ratio. The clips are weird dimensions - 716x480, 712x478, 710x480, 702x480 and more. I t
Re: Best way to handle ama sd pixel aspect ratio issues
by Dave LaRonde 6 months ago
We don't know the provenance of this video, so there's no good answer. The originals could be 720x486, 720x480, perhaps even 720x576. They're all originally 4x3 video, but different pixel aspect ratio
Canvas and viewer have gone green, now black
by Marten Berkman 6 months ago
Still using fcp 7 for a multi year doc project, on 2.6 GHz Mac Pro dual core, OS X 10.7.5 (this is the highest os for this machine). Rock solid, has been functioning like a workhorse. Now when I open
Re: Canvas and viewer have gone green, now black
by Dave LaRonde 6 months ago
Transcode ALL the video to ProRes 422. It's still FCP, 7 and cutting in anything other than ProRes is just asking for trouble. Don't forget about the 4000 pixel limit, either. Your footage dimensions
Weird brightness flicker on background using Nikon D5300
by Marc Freebrey 8 months ago
Hello, I have recorded a couple of basic interviews and I have a brightness flicker in the background and I do not understand why. I do not understand why this is happening and how to stop it. This ha
Re: Weird brightness flicker on background using Nikon D5300
by Dave LaRonde 7 months ago
Marc Freebrey "Any advice on how to stop this happening in the future would be greatly appreciated." It's pretty much a static shot. Get your exposure & focus set, Then turn off the auto iris & auto
easier way of deleting warp stabilizer track points through time.
by Jarrick Harris 7 months ago
Hi all, When using warp stabilizer, there's the option of ticking the box to show the track points - so you can scrub through your footage and delete the ones on objects you don't want stabilized, mak
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Re: easier way of deleting warp stabilizer track points through time.
by Jarrick Harris 7 months ago
Thankyou very much. That'll help a lot.
Milwaukee Irish Fest
by Dave LaRonde 9 months ago
Drones cropped up as a subject of discussion between my wife and I yesterday. She told me she noticed a drone overhead during one of the many musical performances at the Milwaukee Irish Festival about
Re: Milwaukee Irish Fest
by Blaise Douros 9 months ago
https: www.faa.gov uas beyond_the_basics #waiver Did you also explain that this is one of the sections subject to waiver, and that the operator could easily have been doing it perfectly legally Get ed
OS X version incompatibility? Can't open project on second system.
by Amy Young 9 months ago
Is there incompatibility on editing the same project on same version of Media Composer, if Mac OS's is different Our assistant editor ingested our media on a system on the east coast, and I edited on
Re: OS X version incompatibility? Can't open project on second system.
by Dave LaRonde 9 months ago
Amy Young "We've upgraded the software and will upgrade the OS to the most current on both machines." I don't think you want to update the OS. It was just explained that even the most recent Avid ver
reverse motion + trim to fill
by Michael Paul 10 months ago
I am not able to reverse a clip and put trim to fill on it. If I first reverse the motion and than alt drag trim to fill on it the motion will get played in the right direction again. I've tried a tim
Re: reverse motion + trim to fill
by Dave LaRonde 9 months ago
Because you said you couldn't do what you wanted with both effects in the timewarp category applied, that's why you do it. Did you think this stuff is always a stroll through the woods or something Da
Drones? The jury's still out for me.
by Dave LaRonde 10 months ago
Now I understand this is is a forum for people who want to use their drones successfully. But after careful consideration, I still think they can't be used with any great success. At this point in tim
Re: Drones? The jury's still out for me.
by Marla Torres 5 months ago
I agree
Shooting Unboxing Videos- Best Lens for job?
by Sam Miles 10 months ago
Hi Guys, I am filming some overhead product unboxing videos and I cant seem to get enough things in focus at the same time. The camera I am shooting with is a Canon 7D (cropped sensor) with Kit Len 18
Re: Shooting Unboxing Videos- Best Lens for job?
by Dave LaRonde 10 months ago
This sounds like an industrial video where shallow depth of field is the last thing you need. You need a lens with a wider depth of field. Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar
4K and slo mo camera advice
by Philip James 10 months ago
It's time for me to take a step up from my 5D MKIII. I'll be using this new camera mainly for video shooting. I'd like to shoot in 4K (ideally with some slow motion capability) and also have a good ra
Re: 4K and slo mo camera advice
by Dave LaRonde 10 months ago
On this issue, I come down to one issue: preservation of the original image's quality. I don't care about accommodating a wide variety of images. I don't care about aperture ISO concerns. That's artsy
Video quality for broadcast
by Bob Cole 12 months ago
There was an interesting thread here about some Osmo footage being rejected by a network's QC. Do you know of any studies of the major drone camera makers, which would rank the quality (and broadcast
Re: Video quality for broadcast
by Dave LaRonde 11 months ago
I'm going to say that it depends on two things: 1) who you're shooting for and 2) what you're shooting. Case in point: I have personally prepared variable-frame-rate, vertical video shot on a phone ca
How do you label your drone shots?
by Michael Tyas 1 year ago
I'm self-trained in drone videography. While I feel confident that my shots are professional, I'm lacking the language to label keyword them in my editor for easy retrieval, or to communicate with a t
Re: How do you label your drone shots?
by Dave LaRonde 1 year ago
The industry is so new that I doubt a standard lexicon of terms exists yet. Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA
Post action import png sequence errors every time....WHY?
by Richard Garabedain 1 year ago
So i render out in png and i set up a template to import after rendering. It works..but every time it gives me 1 error for every single frame..so for 30 seconds i get 900 errors..and nothing is wrong
Because there's a bug, that's why.
by Dave LaRonde 1 year ago
You may have to update your version of AE. I THINK this particular bug got fixed, but I don't know for sure. Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA
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Brief flicker when recording video over 15 seconds of video with 5D MKII
by Kevin OBrien 1 year ago
Hello All... I was shooting some long takes with my Canon 5D MKII and noticed a very quick, faint "flash" (or single flicker) every 15 seconds or so (It happens randomly ). Changed the CF card (32GB U
Re: Brief flicker when recording video over 15 seconds of video with 5D MKII
by Dave LaRonde 1 year ago
Sounds like it's time to send the camera back to the factory for repair. Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA
Question about frame rate
by Daniel Echecopar 1 year ago
Hi, I'm wondering how ONLY the frame rate affects the look of a video. I mean, you can really tell the difference in the motion blur of a (24 fps) 1 48 footage and, lets say, 1 500; so it makes sense
Re: Question about frame rate
by Dave LaRonde 1 year ago
You should have seen a VERY noticeable difference between 59.94 and 23.976 footage. Since we don't know what you used to play back the two clips -- hardware AND software -- it's impossible to make inf
Making LCD TV Screens Look Good in Background
by Evan Cox 1 year ago
Hey guys! I work for a radio show and I shoot a number of interviews with artists per week. Every now and then our interviews are sponsored. Our studio was equipped with two large LCD televisions, the
Re: Making LCD TV Screens Look Good in Background
by Dave LaRonde 1 year ago
Available light is NOT going to cut it. You're shooting a TV show. Okay, it's really a radio show, and it needs to look good for TV. The simplified explanation is this -- the brightest parts of the su
Canon 7D video playback issue
by Ian Mills 1 year ago
Would greatly appreciate any help with a playback issue on my 7D. Here is a screen shot of the distorted quality of the playback image. Has anyone got any ideas if it is a settings issue or hardware p
Re: Canon 7D video playback issue
by Dave LaRonde 1 year ago
Sorry, but that doesn't help much. We know nothing about what the image is supposed to look like. We can't tell what we're looking at. What's distorted Please elaborate. Dave LaRonde Promotion Produce
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Micing up for dance videos
by Al Rivera 1 year ago
Currently recording dance videos with a cheap Sony stereo lav and my smartphone and have a bunch of rubbing noise (hair maybe) even when I wear it externally. I am looking to upgrade my setup with an
Re: Micing up for dance videos
by Dave LaRonde 1 year ago
Al Rivera "Currently recording dance videos with a cheap Sony stereo lav and my smartphone " ...and do yourself a favor -- get an app for that phone that forces it to shoot a FIXED FRAME RATE. Not a
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