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Eddie Torre

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August 23rd 2004
51 Posts
Suggestions for removing video artifacts in Premiere?
by Richard Davis 3 months ago
I have been using a Sony HXR-NX5U to record events without incident until recently when an artifact appeared in a video file. I set the record format to 1080 30p FX. The video file is in AVCHD format.
Re: Suggestions for removing video artifacts in Premiere?
by Eddie Torre 3 months ago
Another method in AE that might ballpark it. 1.) Draw a rectangular mask to encompass the artifacting on your clip (eg entire width, 7 px high). Change mask to Subtract. 2.) With your clip selected, o
Media Browser fails to show all drives
by Bruce Gaber 3 years ago
My two main media drives do not appear in the Premiere Media Browser. They are accessible in Bridge, Audition, Lightroom...just not in Premiere. As I'm sure you can understand this is a serious major
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Re: Media Browser fails to show all drives
by Eddie Torre 3 years ago
I had this issue at one point. Try dragging and dropping an asset from the drive into the project panel or onto a sequence as opposed to importing using the media browser. Sometimes this step is enoug
How do I constrain clips while moving vertically between tracks in Premiere Pro CC 2015.4?
by liz norris 3 years ago
Hi All, I'm relatively new to Premiere Pro and it's driving me bananas that I can't constrain a clip vertically when moving between tracks like I could using shift + click in FCP 7. Is there a similar
Re: How do I constrain clips while moving vertically between tracks in Premiere Pro CC 2015.4?
by Eddie Torre 3 years ago
Doesn t work in all situations, but opt + up down arrow is a good command to know.
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Avid 8.5, bringing AE .mov export into avid won't play: Exception: DIDReader::XraiseUnexpectedStreamStatus async file system error
by Sam Fishbourne 3 years ago
Hi, I am getting this error: Exception: DIDReader::XraiseUnexpectedStreamStatus async file system error when I try to play my timeline. This began when I brought in titles made in AE. The titles show
Re: Avid 8.5, bringing AE .mov export into avid won't play: Exception: DIDReader::XraiseUnexpectedStreamStatus async file system error
by Eddie Torre 3 years ago
Another approach involves process of elimination. Duplicate your sequence twice. For the 1st sequence, delete the 2nd half of the timeline. See if it plays without an issue. For the 2nd sequence, dele
Resize Comp With Camera Animation
by Milton Whitaker 4 years ago
Hey guys, So I know the correct solve to this problem would have been to start my animations in a 1080 comp but that's not the case, so here goes: I have a bunch of 720 comps that now need to be 1080
Re: Resize Comp With Camera Animation
by Eddie Torre 4 years ago
I don't use Element 3D, but you could try: File Scripts Scale Composition.jsx
how do YouSendIt?
by Mark Morache 5 years ago
This may not be the right forum for this, but I love the community here. I use dropbox to share my large files with others, but often I need to receive large files from others, and DB folder sharing s
Re: how do YouSendIt?
by Eddie Torre 5 years ago
Hightail
10.1 XML Bug?
by Don Smith 6 years ago
Work on 10.1 at work and at home. I took a project and its media from work to home and continued the edit. I was able to finish it at home. I exported the Project XML from home and emailed it to mysel
Re: 10.1 XML Bug?
by Eddie Torre 6 years ago
I've had instances where the emailing process itself corrupted the XML. Try emailing the XML again, but this time, zip compress the XML before sending. However, it's more likely that linear keyframes
Technicolor 3 strip - tutorial
by stig olsen 7 years ago
As this has been talked about, check out this tutorial by Mynah Media. - http: www.mynahmedia.com 2013 01 3-strip-technicolor-look-in-davinci-resolve
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Lee Eaton liked this 7 years ago
Re: Technicolor 3 strip - tutorial
by Eddie Torre 7 years ago
Mike, That was a FANTASTIC tutorial, very detailed. I ran across that on Highend2D back in the day. Still one of my favourites of all time. If they gave Oscars for tutorials, you would have won an awa
Green Flash Frames
by Scott Skaja 7 years ago
Hi All, I have 27 years post-production experience with various NLE systems, but am relatively new to Premiere Pro, so go easy on what could be a newb question. I am editing in CS6 pPro dynamically li
Re: Green Flash Frames
by Eddie Torre 7 years ago
Any time I've had that rare issue it's because of the codec, specifically "Uncompressed 8 or 10-bit 4:2:2". Not sure if that helps, but maybe it's the codec.
Salvaging an AVID project that needs to move to Premiere, replace .mxf
by Nick Barclift 7 years ago
I am working on a web series, and I cut one episode in AVID because I wanted to re-learn the program. I didn't really understand the workflow, so I ended up with .mxf files. When I exported from .mxf,
Re: Salvaging an AVID project that needs to move to Premiere, replace .mxf
by Eddie Torre 7 years ago
Have you explored this yet http: www.calibratedsoftware.com products.asp
CS6 Multi-Camera Source Sequence
by Eddie Torre 7 years ago
I have a few quicktime movies and a few AIFF files. When I select just the quicktime movies and r click, I can get the "Create Multi-Camera Source Sequence" option. When I select just the AIFF files a
Re: CS6 Multi-Camera Source Sequence
by Norman Greenwood 7 years ago
Just in case I'm wrong, I am thinking that you want the AIFF files to be synced with the movie files If so, try linking them together first and then the option for multi-camera. The only other way I u
Sharing FCPX projects
by Bruce Wittman 7 years ago
Hello All-knowing editors! I am looking for a FCPX work flow for sharing editing projects between two long distance editors. As senior editor, I use an external hard drive for all my media (video, sti
Re: Sharing FCPX projects
by Eddie Torre 7 years ago
See if this will help, or at least, point you in the right direction as there have been some previous demos. http: fcp.co final-cut-pro tutorials 872-sharing-projects-in-final-cut-pro-x-over-a-distanc
Random Position Based on Scale
by Eddie Torre 8 years ago
Hello, I have a comp that is 1920x1080. It has several layers, with a random scale value on each layer (e.g. Layer 1 scale is 125%, Layer 2 scale is 112%......). The range of the scaling is 100% to 15
Re: Random Position Based on Scale
by Eddie Torre 8 years ago
Works perfectly! I know it gets said a lot around here, but thank you very much Dan, not only for help with this but for making this forum a joy to visit. effect.awesome
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by Chris Harlan 8 years ago
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Re: z
by Eddie Torre 8 years ago
cmd z, the story of my life.
Foolcut - FCPx to AE AppleScript.
by Jeremy Garchow 8 years ago
Just got this from FCP.co Twitter feed. Sounds like it was designed to use as an R3D conform tool(take RCX generated proxies and link back to R3D), but can also work with any media. Theoretically, you
Re: Foolcut - FCPx to AE AppleScript.
by Eddie Torre 8 years ago
Awesome idea. I actually skipped the dynamic linking of the comp. I exported out of After Effects as a Premiere Project, opened that, and then Exported out an XML and back into FCP 7 and it worked. Al
Most bizarre Interlacing Issue ever encountered
by Sascha Engel 8 years ago
Hi Everybody, I got a really strange problem - trying to figure it out for the last 48 hours, doing every test possible - now I am at the end of my wisdom. Help me, wizards of the Holy COW! Here's the
Re: Most bizarre Interlacing Issue ever encountered
by Eddie Torre 8 years ago
Did you take the native footage and use the Interpret Footage box It looks like some sort of pulldown has been introduced at some point. If I'm not mistaken, certain Panasonic cameras coupled with cer
Odd Select Clip Behaviour
by Eddie Torre 8 years ago
So like many, I use JKL to shuttle through my footage. Also, I have the "Select Clip" command mapped to a keystroke (T). Normally, what I would do is use JKL to shuttle, then immediately press T to se
Re: Odd Select Clip Behaviour
by Eddie Torre 8 years ago
Yes that seems to be it. It works with J and L, but not K. Thanks for your help guys.
Does anyone else miss having a manual in pdf form?
by Mark Morache 8 years ago
Seriously... does Apple think I will always be online when I need to use the help file I noticed a post somewhere with a great tip, and I'll share it here. With the help page open, select the print ic
Re: Does anyone else miss having a manual in pdf form?
by Eddie Torre 8 years ago
There is a full manual. http: help.apple.com finalcutpro mac 10.0 Click the printer icon in the upper right corner and select "Book Final Cut Pro Help" from the list. Select "Save as PDF" from the dro
Locking in and outs in Bin (or what ever they call it now)
by Elliott Dunwody 8 years ago
Is there a way yo lock your in and out on a clip in the events. Every time my mouse moves over it the in and out gets moved. Driving me crazy. Bright Blue Sky Productions 4811 Rivoli Dr Macon, GA 3121
Re: Locking in and outs in Bin (or what ever they call it now)
by Eddie Torre 8 years ago
You could change the appearance of your clips in the browser by choosing "List View". From there you could right click which columns you'd like to see. Might be better for the time being
I may be mistaking but wasn't June 9th the day?
by Adam Claude Jones 8 years ago
I've been out of the loop since NAB. Barely been online. But wasn't June 9th the date announced by Apple at the Supermeet for the release of FCX I just went to the Apple store and they are still selli
Re: I may be mistaking but wasn't June 9th the day?
by Eddie Torre 8 years ago
Last version of Final Cut was released on a Thursday
.M2TS to ProRes 422 conversion in Toast causing Gamma shift
by Michael MacInnis 9 years ago
I've been attempting to convert some .m2ts files to ProRes 422 in Toast 10 so that I can edit them in FCP but the resulting .mov files are producing a gamma shift. The converted files are a bit darker
Re: .M2TS to ProRes 422 conversion in Toast causing Gamma shift
by Eddie Torre 9 years ago
I don't mind using Toast for these types of files. It has served me well in the past. Don't know what version of FCP and Quicktime you are using, but one thought might be to see if you have "Enable Fi
.MTS files in FCP 6.0.6
by Bart Simpson (real name) 9 years ago
Hi all, first time poster long-time reader. I saw a little bit on this but might have missed a definite answer so here it is: I shot a bunch of material on a Panasonic AVCHD camera (SD cards) last wee
Re: .MTS files in FCP 6.0.6
by Eddie Torre 9 years ago
I had good luck using Toast to convert files like this. If I'm not mistaken, others use Clipwrap
Any suggestions on keying?
by Scott Fowler 9 years ago
Client gave me really tough greenscreen footage. Any way to pull a key on this successfully If it won't key, what's the best way to rotoscope Hoping not to have to do this but not sure what the other
Re: Any suggestions on keying?
by Eddie Torre 9 years ago
Wow, they really hung you out to dry didn't they This would most likely be better suited for After Effects. I was able to isolate the foreground with the Roto Brush Tool (CS5 AE), but the wires might
Recommendations for headphones for editing
by Mark Laslo 9 years ago
Hi All, In the spirit of the holidays I am looking for a gift idea for myself... I work in an office building where speakers aren't always practical for editing as I'm on the same floor as a lot of ot
Re: Recommendations for headphones for editing
by Eddie Torre 9 years ago
Not to play mother hen, but I'd really recommend against using headphones for any extended period of time. I know a video editor who substituted headphones for the same reason you are considering. He
Can you use Final Cut software that you've bought used from someone else?
by Bart Montgomery 9 years ago
I'm new to Apple computers and software. I have an older power mac currently running Final Cut Studio with Final Cut Pro version 5. I want to buy Final Cut Pro version 6 from someone who doesn't need
Re: Can you use Final Cut software that you've bought used from someone else?
by Eddie Torre 9 years ago
I'm not sure if this is the most current one, but it usually is listed like this: store.apple.com Catalog US Images FinalCutProSWlicense.pdf "3. Transfer. You may not rent, lease, lend or sublicense t
Corrupt MTS File?
by Sean Schiavolin 9 years ago
Seems as though one of my MTS files is corrupt. It won't transfer in FCP nor VoltaicHD. Anyone deal with this before Is there a way to fix it It previews in Voltaic HD so I know that the info is there
Re: Corrupt MTS File?
by Eddie Torre 9 years ago
Is the .mts file a single file or is it part of a directory structure where other .mts files are fine, but just this one of the group is corrupt
looking for a FCP posthouse
by jeffrey durkin 9 years ago
Hey all, I just finished cutting a short film in FCP. I'm looking for a good post-house in LA that can dial in the final coloring, give it a film look and do a final mix on the audio, and burn some Bl
Re: looking for a FCP posthouse
by Eddie Torre 9 years ago
I always recommend these guys, very friendly and helpful http: www.shapeshifterpost.com
What is WRONG with my MAC G5?
by Christopher McDonell 9 years ago
Hi all, I've posted several times about a number of problems I've been having that remain unresolved and would like to appeal once more for any possible solutions. I have a 6 year old 2GHz PowerPC G5
Re: What is WRONG with my MAC G5?
by Eddie Torre 9 years ago
"Also, it might be worth noting that I experienced a weird glitch with the display last week. When I turned the computer on, the display stayed black." Yes that is definitely worth noting. On my work
Ulltimatte vs FCP chroma key?
by Jonathann Launer 10 years ago
I am considering buying Ulltimatte. Is it worth the money What does it do that FCP does not Thoughts
Re: Ulltimatte vs FCP chroma key?
by Eddie Torre 10 years ago
If you haven't downloaded the demo yet, you may want to. We prepared a package recently for a client that required a lot of green screen shots. We were impressed with Ultimatte as a whole, but we cert
ProIO - Audio Glitches?!?
by Dan Melius 12 years ago
Hi all! I'm a long time reader of the COW (mostly on the AE forum) and have now come to this, the wonderful AJA IO forum for help. I recently started a job at a new company as in-house editor, and lo
Re: ProIO - Audio Glitches?!?
by Eddie Torre 12 years ago
Just curious, How come you are using the V2 driver, shouldn't you be using V3 I've had many of those symptoms in the past, but they were all fixed with subsequent updates with the driver.
Falloff None Tutorial
by Eddie Torre 12 years ago
I have a comp similar to the Falloff None Tutorial. http: www.trapcode.com products_soundkeys.html However, my element, a white solid, that travels L to R on the x axis eventually goes offscreen with
Re: Falloff None Tutorial
by Eddie Torre 12 years ago
That worked out great! Thank you very much.
Fisheye camera settings
by Robyn Rhodes 13 years ago
Does anyone know how to set up an AE camera for fisheye effects Thanks, G
Re: Fisheye camera settings
by Eddie Torre 13 years ago
Also, Pete's Plugins Fisheye http: www.petewarden.com
Render increases brightness/contrast
by CohesionBrian 13 years ago
I am woking on a show currently. I have some shots where I have created a text box that I rendered with an alpha channel. The clip with an alpha was brought into Final Cut Pro. The overall look of the
Re: Render increases brightness/contrast
by Eddie Torre 13 years ago
I think this have may have to do more with FCP than AE In FCP, 1 select your sequence 2 cmd 0 (sequence settings) video processing tab There is a little heads up about color shifts. I'm not sure what
Poor Man's Multi-Machine Render
by Eddie Torre 13 years ago
I enjoyed Aharon Rabinowitz's "Multi-Machine Rendering with AE"
Re: Poor Man's Multi-Machine Render
by Aharon Rabinowitz 13 years ago
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Laying off 4 tracks of audio
by Eddie Torre 14 years ago
I was trying to use the Io to lay off 4 tracks of audio to separate channels on a digtal beta deck DVW-A500 I've got the Io configured out to Ch1 2 and 3 4 AES EBU. I've tried different scenerios, cha
Re: Laying off 4 tracks of audio
by Eddie Torre 14 years ago
Thanks! That helped out a lot!
Apple Qmaster
by Eddie Torre 14 years ago
I noticed in Qmaster (installed with FCP 5 ) that under the Generic Render section there is a template for After Effects 6.5. Has anybody had any luck using this If so, is there a handy tutorial that
Re: Apple Qmaster
by Chris Christensen 11 years ago
I would also like to know if this works... but for CS3 and FCS 2 Chris Minnesota Final Cut Pro AE Mac=Life
Black Burst Workflow
by Eddie Torre 14 years ago
Okay, I thought I had this down, but after a few recent posts and going back to the IO manual, I guess I'm a little confused... Is this the right workflow for a Sony Beta UVW-1800 Black Burst (output)
Re: Black Burst Workflow
by Bernardo Gortaire 14 years ago
I think the B&H warning is an answer to my annoying reclamation. They did not want to accept my BG-50. At least nobody will fall in the same error again.
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