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Declan Smith

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Best way to log interviews in Davinci? <----newbie
by Tim Neighbors 7 months ago
I'm just checking out Davinci to consider switching over to it from Vegas Video. Much of the work I do is documentary-style short promotional videos (Intervews + b-roll). What is the recommended appro
Re: Best way to log interviews in Davinci? <----newbie
by Declan Smith 7 months ago
DaVinci Resolve has Duration Markers. I used these on an interview piece I did recently. On the media page, double click your interview clip (or multicam clip if you have multiple angles) and this wil
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Marc Wielage liked this 7 months ago
Resolve for Linux
by John Hong 8 months ago
Hi there, Regarding the linux version of Resolve, I've read that Blackmagic has their own customized version of the CentOS ISO for download. The most recent one that I can find is this from a forum po
Re: Resolve for Linux
by Declan Smith 8 months ago
Just changed the version number, and this one is downloading: http: downloads.blackmagicdesign.com DaVinciResolve DaVinci-Resolve-Linux-15.2-CentOS_7.3.iso Declan Smith http: www.madpanic.tv Davinci R
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John Hong liked this 8 months ago
FCP 6-7 meets El Capitan
by Christopher McDonell 4 years ago
So... what's the verdict Does it (mostly) still work Any guinea pigs out there ready to report :)
Re: FCP 6-7 meets El Capitan
by Declan Smith 4 years ago
As there are many differing opinions on whether you should upgrade or not and no clear "yes it works, no it doesn't" answer, I would suggest that you try it out for yourself on your setup, but by firs
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AnthHarvey liked this 4 years ago
Animate Shape path
by Matthew Beall 7 years ago
Can you animate the path of a shape layer I want it to draw on, but I don't see that option.. I have to create mask splines and use the stroke effect, which is twice the work..
Re: Animate Shape path
by Declan Smith 7 years ago
On your shape, add a "Trim Paths" operator (1), then set end to 0% (2) and animate up to 100%. You can also play with the start and offset to get other effects. Declan Smith http: www.madpanic.tv Afte
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Paige Richardson liked this 4 years ago
5.1 + stereo editing (not export)
by Daniel Laurin 4 years ago
Hi kings of the editing! I am looking for a solution to facilitate my editing in Premiere. In life, I edit with FCP7, FCPX and Premiere Pro CC. My case: I read a lot of post and I can t find my soluti
Re: 5.1 + stereo editing (not export)
by Declan Smith 4 years ago
If I understand you correctly you are looking to have one audio track as 5.1 and the other as stereo built from your source clip containing 8 mono channels, 1-6 used for 5.1 and 7&8 for the stereo I a
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Daniel Laurin liked this 4 years ago
Multi-channel Audio
by Jack Bonnett 4 years ago
Sorry I don't mean to spam the forums honest. I posted this over on the Media Encoder forum as I assumed that my issue was there but now I'm not so sure as I can't even get a quick encode for vimeo th
Re: Multi-channel Audio
by Declan Smith 4 years ago
Ok, this has made me do a tutorial that I had been planning on doing for ages. It's easier to watch it than explain it, but in essence I go through configuring the Adobe Audio mixer to create sub mixe
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Robert Withers liked this 4 years ago
Multiple audio tracks making for an inefficient timeline....
by Dale Holman Wallace 4 years ago
Hi all, I'm looking for some advice on audio tracks in Premiere Pro CC. I'm working on a long-form drama project. The excellent sound recordist used a number of mics - lav, boom etc - for each take, w
Re: Multiple audio tracks making for an inefficient timeline....
by Declan Smith 4 years ago
I have had a similar experience with a project whereby there are up to 8 channels of audio that have been supplied. You didn't say whether these are all synched and grouped already with the video or w
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Paul Neumann liked this 4 years ago
Best Format for Masters
by Alexander Perlman 4 years ago
Dear CreativeCow.net community, I'm outputting masters for several hundred videos. The video engineer recommended that we use DNxHD instead of ProRes because all of the edit stations here at PCs. The
Re: Best Format for Masters
by Declan Smith 4 years ago
I'm surprised there is a lack of response to this question as creating masters is fundamental, unless of course you have more storage than video files! Other than setting lower resolutions and bit dep
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Lucy Moon liked this 4 years ago
Dealing with multiple audio channels in one track
by Shane Holm 4 years ago
My sound recordist for a short film recorded 4 channels on each track. What is the best way to manage this sort of thing When I drag the audio clip to the timeline, it takes up 4 tracks. My timeline g
Re: Dealing with multiple audio channels in one track
by Declan Smith 4 years ago
I would suggest that on your source clip, right click then select modify- audio channels. This will bring up a configuration dialog box showing all the existing channels. Set the number of channels to
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Paul Neumann liked this 4 years ago
Should I make the switch to premiere pro?
by Jackson Redshaw 6 years ago
Currently I am using Vegas Pro 12, but am very quickly getting over the constant freezes and errors. Should I make the switch to Premiere Pro What are the Pros and Cons Jackson Redshaw www.youtube.com
Re: Should I make the switch to premiere pro?
by Declan Smith 6 years ago
Having switched a few years ago from Vegas pro to final cut pro and then final cut pro to premiere pro, I still have very good memories of Vegas pro and still think it has features that are just as go
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Ray Klein liked this 4 years ago
Getting value from SourceText with parseInt() expression
by Marissa Joyner 4 years ago
Hi! I have a bar graph that is getting its height value from a slider control. However, I'd like for the bar to get its value from a text layer (Source Text). For example, if you change the text layer
Re: Getting value from SourceText with parseInt() expression
by Declan Smith 4 years ago
Below is an example of how to use parseInt to take a text layer (called MyTextLayer) source property as the input. Note that this will only work as is if the source text is entirely a number. parseInt
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Marissa Joyner liked this 4 years ago
Audio not audible in Multi-Channel Layout
by Oscar Gotti 5 years ago
Hello, I have set up a multi-channel sequence, as I wish to export 6 tracks of audio: Track 1 & 2 - COMMS Track 3 & 4 - FX Track 5 & 6 - Music However when I set this up, I can only hear Track 1 & 2.
Re: Audio not audible in Multi-Channel Layout
by Declan Smith 5 years ago
Hi Again, I hope my article made sense, but here is my setup. I created 4 sub mixes as follows: SM Dialog SM Atmos SM SFX SM Music The sequence settings itself is for multichannel output, 16 channels
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Alex Udell liked this 5 years ago
FCP user thinking of switching ... ProRes? or straight from Camera?
by dallas kruse 5 years ago
I'm in the trial for Premiere and am loving the workflow since it's so close to After Effects. I've been using AE for a little bit of time now and am getting used to it while doing some post work. I'm
Re: FCP user thinking of switching ... ProRes? or straight from Camera?
by Declan Smith 5 years ago
Hi Premiere Pro is one package that can seem to work with almost any video files and doesn't in itself require you to transcode. You can have avchd, h264, prores etc etc all on the same timeline. Howe
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dallas kruse liked this 5 years ago
New Mac Pro and FCP7 reality check
by Eric Weiner 6 years ago
So I'm looking at the new Mac Pros. We still use FCP 7 here, and the boss is asking me about upgrading our sliver machines to new mac pros. I'm thinking since FCP7 doesn't take advantage of multicore
Re: New Mac Pro and FCP7 reality check
by Declan Smith 6 years ago
And apple dropped Shake at a moments notice. It's annoying that the newer models don't support the older software. I think this is more of a marketing decision rather than a technical one. Declan Smit
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David Bauman liked this 5 years ago
Make fading credits with a video at the bottom
by Ram Astama 5 years ago
Hi, i was looking on how can i do this on After effects. i just see this can be done on Adobe Premiere, but i know this can be done on AE. i can make fading credits only on black background, but i wan
Re: Make fading credits with a video at the bottom
by Declan Smith 5 years ago
If I understand your request, you want scrolling credits that fade at the top and bottom of the screen and this to be on a video background This can all be done in after effects or you can import your
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Jeremy Trott liked this 5 years ago
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