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Eric Addison

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Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 & Adobe Media Encoder CS6 Unknown error right at the end
by david hare 6 years ago
Hi i'm hoping someone anyone can help me out here. This has just started to happen today. I've gone to render out 30 minutes of canon xf300 MXF video from Premiere too start with then i tried media en
Re: Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 & Adobe Media Encoder CS6 Unknown error right at the end
by Eric Addison 6 years ago
Does it work if you export straight out of Premiere ---Eric Owner 100 ACRE FILMS http: www.100acrefilms.com
MEDIA MANAGING DISMAL - Am I right or wrong?
by Craig Harris 7 years ago
I have never been able to relink a project without selecting one clip at a time when working with native Red (R3d) files. Recently I received a PP CS6 project that I needed to online and conform for c
Re: MEDIA MANAGING DISMAL - Am I right or wrong?
by Eric Addison 7 years ago
I agree that media management is something that needs to be fixed. However, you can select multiple items in the bin, right click to re-link, and I believe Premiere Pro will go through and find them a
Removing flicker from high-speed video - footage embedded
by Graham Quince 10 years ago
Hi everyone, One of our science teachers recently shot some footage using the Casio EX-F1 camera, which can shoot up to 1200fps. The room was well lit, though we didn't bring in additional lights and
Re: Removing flicker from high-speed video - footage embedded
by Eric Addison 7 years ago
Filip Vandueren "Echo Effect: Echo Time: 0.0345 (=1 29.97) Number of Echoes: 6 Start: 1 Decay: 1 Echo Operator: Maximum: " This just helped me save a shot!! Thanks so much!! ---Eric Owner 100 ACRE FI
ProRes in Premiere CS5.5 or CS6 on a PC
by Michael Sacci 7 years ago
I may have a codec issue so I just want to confirm. Should I be able to drop a ProRes file into Premiere if I have the ProRes codec installed. I understand that it cannot write to it. I just need to b
Re: ProRes in Premiere CS5.5 or CS6 on a PC
by Eric Addison 7 years ago
You should just be able to go into the control panel, choose install uninstall programs, and then find the codec pack and click uninstall. If you're trying to uninstall ProRes then I believe that's in
Injest and Transcoding
by Dave Craig 7 years ago
Hey Gang! I am one of the converts from FCP7 now using PPro 6.01. My old workflow for the hours of AVCHD footage I get was to use the 'log and transfer' option built into FCP and go to a ProRes Codec.
Re: Injest and Transcoding
by Eric Addison 7 years ago
If you're seeing some blocks in your Program monitor in Premiere, do you have the resolution set to half or something less then full ---Eric Owner 100 ACRE FILMS http: www.100acrefilms.com
" Worth It Anymore"??
by Andy jackson 8 years ago
I started in the video production business in 1986 at the age of 16 working for two well established companies in my area. I m now 41. I got very lucky at the time to get the both jobs by sending out
Re: " Worth It Anymore"??
by Eric Addison 7 years ago
Andy jackson "How many of you are doing this full time and earning a guaranteed descent wage or salary and never having to worry where the next penny is coming from." Well, I'm doing it full time, an
Sony XD-Cam .MOV's Don't Play Nice in Premiere Pro...?
by Todd Wiseman 7 years ago
Hi there. I'm working on transitioning our company off of Final Cut Pro 7 and onto Premiere Pro (6 when it's out, but we currently run 4...). We shoot on two trusty Sony EX-1s and have for a few years
Re: Sony XD-Cam .MOV's Don't Play Nice in Premiere Pro...?
by Eric Addison 7 years ago
Darren Kelly "1. Premiere Pro 4 wasn't a native XDCAM software, so it doesn't know how to handle the files. Remember you are running 3 major releases behind." XDCAM EX support came in CS3, so it shou
Best Output Option
by Puneet Malhotra 7 years ago
Hello, I have just finished a project with a footage from XDCAM EX3. For distribution and watching I preferred BluRay, I selected H.264bluray preset for that purpose at a bit rate of around 12 as my l
Re: Best Output Option
by Eric Addison 7 years ago
Being on Windows, I don't have access to ProRes, and I haven't installed the DNxHD codecs. For mastering, I've been using the P2 AVC-I 100 codec that comes with Premiere and Media Encoder. It's a 4:2:
The more I work with PPro the worse it gets
by Rafael Metz 8 years ago
Hello there, I work with PPro CS5.5 for a while now and after a phase of enthusiasm reality screams for CS6 or Avid. Right now I suffer the following: Canon footage export to ProRes HQ Color Grading w
Re: The more I work with PPro the worse it gets
by Eric Addison 8 years ago
Rafael, Can you explain your workflow more - give us more details. As Jeff mentioned, any sequence settings too would be helpful. ---Eric Owner 100 ACRE FILMS http: www.100acrefilms.com
XDCAM Audio Import Issues
by Gerry Curtis 8 years ago
Hello, I'm an experienced FCP editor testing Premiere as a replacement for FCP 7. This is my second project on Premiere. I've imported some footage shot on a Sony EX-3 into Premiere 5.5.2 but the audi
Re: XDCAM Audio Import Issues
by Eric Addison 8 years ago
The conform files....good call, Tim. I'd bet that's the issue. ---Eric Owner 100 ACRE FILMS http: www.100acrefilms.com
Freelance Editing + non competition agreement
by Lisa Serman 9 years ago
I am a freelance editor. Recently a producer (and friend) hired me to edit an hour long documentary for PBS. She was hired by PBS to be the director of editing and I the editor. Towards the middle to
Re: Freelance Editing + non competition agreement
by Eric Addison 9 years ago
This is a really interesting thread! My own thoughts as the owner of a production company, and as one who used to be a freelancer...I don't own freelancers. If I wanted to, I'd hire them. I don't use
Vegas 10.0a (388) vs. PPro CS5...render quality
by Scott Morrison 9 years ago
Hi everyone, I have been a loyal Vegas user, but recently decided to give Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 a try. After rendering a simple clip with the SAME settings in both NLE's, I see drastic differences in
Re: Vegas 10.0a (388) vs. PPro CS5...render quality
by Eric Addison 9 years ago
David, Sorry to hear your having such trouble with PPro. As someone who uses it almost daily, I haven't seen the troubles you have. AME works great on both my systems. As for the audio conforming, I b
Does FCS hold a candle to Adobe anymore?
by Christopher Hill 9 years ago
Final cut has seen a large gap between it's last two refreshes and honestly the last one to FCS(3) seemed more like a service pack than an overhaul (just my opinion). So for my own curiosity, I'm wond
Re: Does FCS hold a candle to Adobe anymore?
by Eric Addison 9 years ago
What does PPro CS5 have that FCP doesn't - Mercury Playback Engine. See it work, then tell me that PPro hasn't gained ground on(or passed) FCP. PPro works great for me - it's my goto NLE, and it's nev
CS5 ... Release Date - Maybe the change is coming ?...
by Craig RussillRoy 9 years ago
After starting out on FCP 1.5 a long long time ago I am now in a interesting situation regarding the arrival of CS5 and a true new workflow (mercury engine) I really wish Apple was a little more trans
Re: CS5 ... Release Date - Maybe the change is coming ?...
by Eric Addison 9 years ago
Just my opinion (and I say this as someone who prefers PPro over FCP), but if you're using AE a lot (as I do) and you shoot with XDCAM EX cameras (as I do), PPro is the one I would go with. It handles
Cameron's Avatar 3-D
by Mark Suszko 10 years ago
Saw it today, Not in Imax, but still in 3-d. Awesome visual experience just begins to tell it. I peeked without glasses here and there to see the differences, the polarization system does a pretty goo
Re: Cameron's Avatar 3-D
by Eric Addison 10 years ago
Maybe it's just me, but while I agree with everyone that the effects in this film are truly ground breaking and the 3D was some of the best I've seen, that was all I left the theatre excited about. Th
What are the best Pro Video Cameras today under 12K
by John Reynolds 10 years ago
Was wondering if any of the pro's here in this forum care to share what Professional Video camera they use and why they like it What are some of the pro's and con's to them And what they would rate fr
Re: What are the best Pro Video Cameras today under 12K
by Eric Addison 10 years ago
Craig Seeman "Eric, where's your sales pitch." When Panasonic pays me, I'll give more of a sales pitch. Until then, it's just my two cents... ---Eric
basic NLE for windows
by Michael Williams 10 years ago
I am in the process of setting up a corporate client with production gear to shoot basic corporate communications. They operate in a windows world and I want to get them a basic NLE that can be set up
Re: basic NLE for windows
by Eric Addison 10 years ago
You could check out Adobe's Premiere Elements - it's low cost with a great feature set. It should do all you need and more. ---Eric
EX-3 edit system questions
by Ed Kukla 10 years ago
I'm close to buying an EX-3. I've been shooting for many years but will take on an editing project soon. I've done some cutting on Premiere. I'll want to set up an entire new system for my editing. I
Re: EX-3 edit system questions
by Eric Addison 10 years ago
I edit with Premiere Pro CS4, and the support for the EX cameras is very good. I did a location shoot with the EX1 and had my laptop with me. I was able to dump the cards out in the field, and was abl
Final Cut Or Adobe Premier Pro CS4
by stewart weir 11 years ago
Ive been a freelance documenatry photographer since 93'. Have had some video shooting experiance with the BBC and have a Canon XL2. Used iMovie 06 and liked its easy to use options. Im now focusing mo
Re: Final Cut Or Adobe Premier Pro CS4
by Eric Addison 11 years ago
Premiere Pro CS4 is now shipping, but the trial version has yet to post. The way CS3 handles XDCAM EX files is really great, and it looks like they made some improvements in dealing with that format i
Strange CS3 Error....help!
by Eric Addison 11 years ago
Encore's been working fine up until today. It stopped importing files - nothing comes in and it hangs after it transcodes a file during the "import" phase. I cancelled one build and it gave me this er
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Re: Strange CS3 Error....help!
by Eric Addison 11 years ago
"I know its bloody annoying" Quite right...I take some small comfort knowing I'm not alone in this. I've posted both here and on the Adobe Encore forum, so hopefully someone will have some insight. Bu
Premiere Pro gets an update - where's ours?
by Steve Connor 11 years ago
I note Premiere Pro CS4 has been announced, nice new features, not enough to tempt me away from FCP but at least they are pushing forward with development. It feels like FCP is not going forward at al
Re: Premiere Pro gets an update - where's ours?
by Eric Addison 11 years ago
"HOWEVER - it was also missing basic features like displaying a thumbnail in the bin in list view. That alone kills my workflow." Click the Icon view button in the bottom left of the project panel - t
Quick Turn Around Time...
by Eric Addison 11 years ago
I've got a really good client who has more frequently been asking for quick turn around times on projects. For instance, last week I had to shoot an interview with an executive, then do all the editin
Re: Quick Turn Around Time...
by Eric Addison 11 years ago
Thanks for all the feedback. As it turns out, after talking with the client some more, they were open and happy to push the deadline back until Tuesday. I have no problem keeping a client happy, and w
HPX-170 question...
by Eric Addison 11 years ago
" Because the HPX170 scans the initial image at a native 1080p 60, images maintain the highest quality possible across conversions. " I read this in the press release for the camera and wondered if an
Re: HPX-170 question...
by Rennie Klymyk 11 years ago
Eric Addison "I read this in the press release for the camera and wondered if anyone knew anymore about this - native 1080p recording." Important things to note as I understand it are: -the Panasonic
HVX200a vs. Sony EX1
by stephen hoyal 11 years ago
Hi all, If the hvx 200a comparable to the sony ex1 as far as noise reduction. Their is 720 p modes and I think the hvx200a just has 1080i and not p. So how does the 1080i compare with the 1080p of the
Re: HVX200a vs. Sony EX1
by Eric Addison 11 years ago
Thanks for the input, Jan. I was only going off what others, who I assumed to be more knowledgeable then I, had told me. It really does give me some more to think about. The 170 does look like a GREAT
considering EX-1...can i use current SD system?
by david soriano 11 years ago
I have been shooting for years with SD cameras(DV500, PD-170) but am now considering an HD HDV camera. I am looking at the Z7U, EX-1 and GY200. I am budgeting for a FCP Mac system next year but am cur
Re: considering EX-1...can i use current SD system?
by Eric Addison 11 years ago
I edit with PPro CS3, and have edited some EX1 footage with the recently released 3.2 update. It works really, really well - just import the footage in and start editing. ---Eric
Soundbooth
by Tyler Groom 12 years ago
Does soundbooth have loops so that you can create music like garageband Please let me know asap
Re: Soundbooth
by Eric Addison 12 years ago
It has an Auto-compose feaure with a bunch of music selections to choice from, but I'm not sure it's really designed for using loops....
Magic Bullet, 24P, and film look....
by Eric Addison 12 years ago
I've got a client who wants me to take his HDV shoot short film, which has been down converted to SD, and run it through Magic Bullet, or something like it, because he really feels that by doing so, i
Re: Magic Bullet, 24P, and film look....
by Eric Addison 12 years ago
Yeah...I checked the footage in PPro in a 23.976 timeline... It was shot with a Z1U, but not in 24 Cineframe mode, it was shot 29.97, and it didn't have the pulldown added...
Help!! Video won't loop...
by Eric Addison 12 years ago
I need to create a option to loop a video, in addition to just watching it once. I created 2 buttons, one for just play once, the other to loop. I created a playlist and selected the video timeline fo
Re: Help!! Video won't loop...
by Eric Addison 12 years ago
I had the "end action" on the playlist set to the timeline, not the playlist itself. Once I set it back to the playlist itself, all is well...
Exporting EDL from FCP for import into PPro
by Eric Addison 13 years ago
Anyone have any experience creating an EDL from FCP and then bringing it into Premiere Pro It looks like I may be editing something that was started on FCP and I need to bring it into PPro. Suggestion
Changing Person's Skin color using AE
by Eric Addison 13 years ago
I had a call from a possible client who wants to know if it would be possible to shoot someone, and then change their skin color in post. She wants to shoot a caucasian man, then change his skin color
Re: Changing Person's Skin color using AE
by Eric Addison 13 years ago
Thanks for the feedback...I figured out early on in my tests that this probably wasn't going to work, and the client was just trying to save money....
Under water effect
by Eric Addison 13 years ago
Anyone have any ideas for creating the effct of being under water. We are going to shoot some against a green screen, and then want to add a water ripple effect over the footage. Any ideas
Re: Under water effect
by mmhmichael 13 years ago
some things to do on set: -have a fan blowing actors' hair and clothes, then slow down footage in post to normal speed. (creates smooth and slow underwater movement; if you have dialogue lyrics, have
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