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Francois Driessen

Director / Producer.
Motion Graphics & FX.
Member Since:
April 4th 2005
288 Posts
100 posts
Location:
City of London, ON, Canada
Access groups from other timelines?
by Francois Driessen 2 years ago
Hi there, guys. I hope someone can help I need to add a bunch of clips into a group that was created on another timeline (but within the same project). Thus, I need to select the specific group to be
Solved
by Francois Driessen 2 years ago
Just a FYI if anyone else runs into the same question. Solved: The list of groups DO show up when viewing them from the Right Click context menu. - Even if the previous timeline is not selected. So by
Working with Pre-Conformed EDLs in R12
by Francois Driessen 3 years ago
Mm. I must be missing something but the workflow I used in R10 or R11 seems to be in issue in R12. Due to incompatibilities and FX transitions used in the NLE (PremierePro) we have to send a flattened
Re: Working with Pre-Conformed EDLs in R12
by Francois Driessen 3 years ago
Interesting... I was wondering what the logic is for how Resolve just grabs any random file if it can't find the one called for by the EDL - seems to be the first one it can get with sufficient timeco
Apply Camera Raw Settings to all clips in group?
by Francois Driessen 5 years ago
Am I missing something.. But Camera Raw Master Settings does not ripple through groups in V10.1.1 Is there a way that I can apply the same Camera Raw setting throughout my project to all the clips bef
Re: Apply Camera Raw Settings to all clips in group?
by Francois Driessen 3 years ago
OK - Think I figured it out. NOTE: You cannot paste the grade info for Raw decoding from a still to the multiple clips selected. You have to paste it directly from a clip on the timeline. Raw decode s
REC709 2.4 to DCI-P3 After the fact
by Evan Griffin 3 years ago
I m grading my first film going out as a DCP as part of the deliverables, to be shown at some festivals. So, I m pretty unfamiliar with the workflow here. I m grading in DaVinci Resolve 12 at 2K DCI,
Re: REC709 2.4 to DCI-P3 After the fact
by Francois Driessen 3 years ago
Thanks, N Would you say the conversion is accurate enough to see this as a solid workflow Meaning, grade and monitor in Rec709 and run EasyDCP on output. Or is it an absolute must to be grading in DCI
Lightbox button in Dual Screen mode
by Francois Driessen 3 years ago
Ha. I can't for the likes of me find the LIGHTBOX button anywhere if I'm running R12 in dual screen mode. The only way to engage it is to hit the shortcut or through the WORKSPACE menu item on the men
Re: Lightbox button in Dual Screen mode
by Francois Driessen 3 years ago
Hi, P. Tried that already. Don't know what you're seeing but even with Clips on or off there's no appearance of the Lightbox button for me. Are you running dual screen mode Switching to Single Screen
Forced conform forr 29.97p to 23.98p
by Francois Driessen 4 years ago
Any way I could do a force conform of 29.97p footage to 23.98p in Premiere Pro directly (Like in AE where you can set your frame-rate under INTERPRET FOOTAGE). This is cable-cam shots so I don't mind
Re: Forced conform forr 29.97p to 23.98p
by Francois Driessen 4 years ago
Yiy! Perfect. Can't believe I didn't find it in there before. Thanks!! Francois FireTrigger Inc. http: firetrigger.com
Replace Source Clip for Flattened Grade Workflow
by Francois Driessen 5 years ago
Workflow is for grading a sliced up flattened source file. In the past we just had VFX files renamed as the original and replaced them in the project folder so Resolve does not even know that its look
Re: Replace Source Clip for Flattened Grade Workflow
by Eric Johnson 5 years ago
I usually take the clips into the Media pool and if the TC matches the Show TC from the flattened media I address the Conform Conflicts.... Obviously not what you wanted to do, but there's no need to
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Want the real truth about interlacing on LCD TVs
by Eric Barker 5 years ago
Alright, I've been editing commercial broadcast video since long before LCDs, HDTV or digital was the broadcast standard. I understand all the ins-and-outs of progressive and interlaced encoding and b
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Re: Want the real truth about interlacing on LCD TVs
by Alan Okey 5 years ago
Eric Barker "Can someone give a definitive answer as to what LCD TVs are really displaying to the viewer A) old-fashioned upper lower, on off combing (like CRTs) B) 60th-of-a-second refreshing, but w
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PremierePro CC UI super sluggish hit?
by Francois Driessen 5 years ago
Hi there, guys. Hope someone can help with this one. My UI has become super slow on my MacPro3.1 8core 2.8 GHz, GTX680 CUDA, Quadro4000 UI. Os 10.8.5, 32GigRAM with PP (CC latest update). BMD DeckLInk
Re: PremierePro CC UI super sluggish hit?
by Francois Driessen 5 years ago
Thanks. Good to know. But no scopes open... Any other ideas out there Francois FireTrigger Inc. http: firetrigger.com
Quadro 4000 and ATI 5770 on a Mac Pro
by Phil Hawes 7 years ago
Hello to all, Is there any advantage or are there any known problems with putting the ATI HD 5770 graphics card in slot 1 and the NVIDIA Quadro 4000 in slot 2 of the Mac Pro 5,1 My thinking is to maxi
Re: Quadro 4000 and ATI 5770 on a Mac Pro
by Francois Driessen 5 years ago
HI, R I need to update my profile... :-) My setup currently for my Resolve suite looks like this: MacPro 3.1 , 32Gig RAM MacOs 10.8 Samsung SSD for system Quadro4000 GUI GTX 680 Cuda CalDigit Raid 4x
An official statement regarding keyboard shortcuts ?
by Sascha Haber 5 years ago
Hello BMD team, as much as I am enjoying the latest version(s) my and my fellow grading colleagues are wondering why and how often essential keyboard shortcuts have to change. I understand it makes th
Re: An official statement regarding keyboard shortcuts ?
by Juan Salvo 5 years ago
How about just a keyboard shortcut editor instead http: JuanSalvo.com http: theColourSpace.com
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DaVinci Resolve 10.1 released
by Rohit Gupta 5 years ago
Hello, we are pleased to announce the release of DaVinci Resolve 10.1 for Mac, Windows and Linux on the BMD web support site. This no charge upgrade for existing customers includes rich text title sup
Re: DaVinci Resolve 10.1 released
by Andrew Shtern 5 years ago
Yeah, i've had similar issue with general performance. Most things are significantly slower, like working with power windows for example (when resizing or moving window it's stuttering). This version
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Tangent ELEMENT users, unite!
by Francois Driessen 6 years ago
Hi there, Guys Don't know how many of you guys out there are using the Tangent ELEMENT as a control surface for Resolve. I've been running mine for about 8 months now and I love it. However: Even thou
Re: Tangent ELEMENT users, unite!
by jake blackstone 6 years ago
Why do you think only Element users needs to unite Do you think MC Color or JL Cooper users are ecstatic about the present panel mapping It's ALL users, that are in desperate need of custom mapping. A
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Please Support Element Remapping.
by Mikhail Puzyrev 6 years ago
Dear BMD Marketing Team! Please, let us remap Tangent Element controls. It's not just useless but looks like sophisticated torture in some way.. What made me to post it now I have got a session with m
Re: Please Support Element Remapping.
by Chad Terpstra 6 years ago
I think the only thought put into it is how to make it just frustrating enough to encourage users towards the BMD panel. Not a very friendly or generous sales tactic but a tactic nonetheless.
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Modifying Sequence Timecode in PP CS6?
by Chris Conlee 7 years ago
Hello, I've got a feature edit in 5 reels and I'd like each reel to start with it's own even hour, ie: reel 1 at hour 1, reel 2 at hour 2, etc. How does one go about modifying start timecode of a sequ
Re: Modifying Sequence Timecode in PP CS6?
by Ann Bens 7 years ago
Look in the panel menu (right top corner)of the Timeline for Start Time. There you can change the timecode starting time. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premier
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Premiere and Speed changes...
by Eric Johnson 6 years ago
I posted the below in the Premiere forum a couple days ago and there has been no comment... Any chance anyone here has any idea of a workaround that is not a Preconform Thanks. -----------------------
Re: Premiere and Speed changes...
by Ricky Milling 6 years ago
Hi Jordon, i know this is a old(ish) thread any chance you could break the your work flow down step by step, im going to be worked with R3D files and the test i have done have the same problem that Er
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Quadro4000 CUDA not supported in AE CC?
by Francois Driessen 6 years ago
Hi there, guys Maybe I'm missing something. But it seems like AE CC does not recognize available CUDA from my Quadro4000. Open GL seems fine. I have the latest CUDA driver installed. (5.5.25) The Q 40
Re: Quadro4000 CUDA not supported in AE CC?
by Francois Driessen 6 years ago
The screenshot was taken after a restart. Francois FireTrigger Inc. http: firetrigger.com
Adobe CC sluggish on 8-core MacPro?
by Francois Driessen 6 years ago
Hi there, Guys. Anyone else running into this Recently upgraded to Adobe CC and the UI seems to be lagging and chugging on even basic operations. 3GHz 8-core Late 08 ATI Radeon HD4870 AE CS6 was runni
Re: Adobe CC sluggish on 8-core MacPro?
by Erik Lindahl 6 years ago
Are you sure you're using exactly the same projects in CS6 and CC I've noticed sertain filters will kill GUI-performance in CS6, or maybe a combination of filter. Did a spot last week with a few insta
AV output option change for BMD DecLink SDI without re-launch?
by Francois Driessen 6 years ago
It seems like FCP X only registers the default output setting by my DeckLink SDI card as the only output setting option. WHich means I can't change from 23.98 to 29.97 for native viewing of more than
Re: AV output option change for BMD DecLink SDI without re-launch?
by Keith Koby 6 years ago
Yeah try this. Disable a v output in the window menu. Open your pref pane and switch frame rates. Command tab back to fcp and re-enable a v output. Keith Koby Sr. Director Post-Production Engineering
Dual Monitor Support?
by Francois Driessen 6 years ago
I'm used to working with dual monitors - one with my timeline and media and another dedicated to the viewer full-screened. (*I have broadcast monitor via DecLink SDI too) Is there a way to use dual mo
Re: Dual Monitor Support?
by Francois Driessen 6 years ago
Whoo hoo. Thanks. Chalk up one more point for FCP X. Francois FireTrigger Inc. http: firetrigger.com
DecLink SDI AV out for FCP X?
by Francois Driessen 6 years ago
Hi there. Might be missing something but I'm toying around with FCP X to give it a chance (*after the latest updates to get it pro-ready.) Somehow my AV out options through the Preferences only gives
Re: DecLink SDI AV out for FCP X?
by Francois Driessen 6 years ago
OK Solved. (To some extent) Noticed a subtext in the BM preferences in SYS PREFS that states: "Final Cut Pro X and startup video output will use this setting" Seems like FCP X does not see anything be
Media Managed Transcode from PP
by Francois Driessen 6 years ago
HI there, guys This is not a new question. But a serious shortcoming of PP if its still not doable. Hope someone in the herd has a solution yet You guru Cows have a solution yet Cutting MTS directly o
Re: Media Managed Transcode from PP
by Francois Driessen 6 years ago
Yes, its long GOP of course. As mentioned, It's MTS (AVCHD). It can be transcoded and trimmed for sure. If you can bring in a long GOP file into AE or a NLE like PP and trim it there you can trim it v
Transcode a sequence
by Kristian Skogen 7 years ago
Hi, I have a sequence in Premiere Pro that i want to transcode to Prores before sending it to Resolve. In Final cut i would use the Media manager, in Media Composer i would right click and transcode t
Re: Transcode a sequence
by Francois Driessen 6 years ago
Yep. No trans-coding options. Only duplicating media. But that means you have all your used clips in a folder - which you can then batch encode through an external encoder like Compressor Clip Wrap if
DesktopVideo 9.7 and FCP7
by Francois Driessen 6 years ago
Hi there, guys. Anyone with the same problem Just updated to DesktopVideo 9.7 to fix a render problem for Adobe ME PP and now FCP7 has trouble with playback from my DeckLink Studio. Anyone else runnin
Re: DesktopVideo 9.7 and FCP7
by Francois Driessen 6 years ago
Seems like I forgot to add RESTART to my recipe. Works fine now. :-) Problem solved. Francois FireTrigger Inc. http: firetrigger.com
Adobe PP / Media Encoder "Unknown Error" on render
by Francois Driessen 6 years ago
Hi there, guys. Just posting a link to this forum since it should maybe rather belong here. http: forums.creativecow.net thread 3 935549#935633 In-case anyone run into the UNKNOW ERROR upon render wit
FCP7 I/O Error Mystery
by Francois Driessen 7 years ago
Hi there, guys. Hope anyone in the herd can help me crack this little nut of painful mystery: FCP7: When trying to export a QuickTime movie I get a I O Error. Some times it crashes FCP. I've checked m
Re: FCP7 I/O Error Mystery
by Francois Driessen 7 years ago
That DID work. :-) Why, QT7 & FCP export is wonky I'm trying to figure out... Francois FireTrigger Inc. http: firetrigger.com
Can I load FCPX on the same partition as FCP6
by Dane Silzle 7 years ago
I tried searching this and haven't found the direct answer, please give me an answer or direct me to to a thread with the specific directions. I have a MacPro 8 core running Snow Leopard and FCS2 (FCP
Re: Can I load FCPX on the same partition as FCP6
by Francois Driessen 7 years ago
Hi, D WIth a clean Lion install, is there an actual tested reason for keeping FCPX and FCP7 separate on partitions He's mostly addressing OS upgrade install problems (that is an absolute given). And I
DesktopVideo 9162 & QuickTime 7 issues?
by Francois Driessen 7 years ago
Hi there. Don't know for sure that DesktopVideo 9.162 's install is to blame but that's the only thing that got installed on this system (along with an update to the latest CUDA driver for NVidia Quad
Re: DesktopVideo 9162 & QuickTime 7 issues?
by Sarah Jones 7 years ago
Hi Francois, The quickest way to determine if the latest Desktop Video install is causing a new issue is to uninstall this version and re-install the version you were previously working on. You can vi
Problems with DeckLink SDI and Bluetooth
by Allen Zagel 10 years ago
Hi Does anyone know about this I purchased a DeckLink SDI card so I could connect my SDI studio monitor for preview. I also have a wireless (new magic mouse) mouse. After the card was installed my mou
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Re: Problems with DeckLink SDI and Bluetooth
by Francois Driessen 7 years ago
I did not do anything to select it in-stead of the built in bluetooth module. I just plugged it in, started up the MacPro and then used my wired mouse to set up a new bluetooth device... That's as far
Spread Z dimension leaving relevant scale to camera intact
by Francois Driessen 8 years ago
Hi there. Is there an easy way to spread out the z distance between layers but automatically keep their perceived scale to the camera constant thnx. -F Francois FireTrigger Inc. http: firetrigger.com
Re: Spread Z dimension leaving relevant scale to camera intact
by Francois Driessen 8 years ago
Thanks, K Was thinking there would be an expression for sure, but I need to have it set up once only, and then have the expression let go of the values so that I can generate parallax shift by animati
Kona3 + K-box for sale
by Francois Driessen 8 years ago
Hi there. I've got a Kona3 + K-box in mint condition for sale. Breakout cable included. Used for an indie 3D production (http: edgefactor.com ef_ep0) and don't need it anymore. Let me know if anyone o
expression / pick-whip to HSL effect?
by Francois Driessen 8 years ago
Hi there, guys. Would like to have an expression or single slider control Hue Saturation Effect for Master hue values across a whole array of pre-comps. (An adjustment layer solution won't do since th
Re: expression / pick-whip to HSL effect?
by Dan Ebberts 8 years ago
The Hue Saturation effect has been around for a long time. Unfortunately, for whatever reason (I have no idea), when it was designed they didn't make any of the properties (except those available when
Audio Frame offset via Kona3
by Francois Driessen 9 years ago
Hi guys. With many HDMI display devices creating a lag in picture synch, is there any way that one can offset the audio synch coming from the Kona3 using the Kona's settings - Don't think I've come ac
Re: Audio Frame offset via Kona3
by Richard Cooper 9 years ago
Under system settings in FCP, experiment with audio frame offset. It is set to 4 frames by default for firewire use. You set it to 0 if you are monitoring directly from the Kona 3, i.e SDI. Not sure w
Media Manager for 59.95 to 29.97 conversion?
by Francois Driessen 10 years ago
Hi there. I'm sitting with a ProRes422 720p29.97 sequence timeline. This contains clips at both @29.97 (conformed slowmo & FX) & @59.94 (unconformed). The cut renders fine and FCP is happy to handle b
Re: Media Manager for 59.95 to 29.97 conversion?
by John Fishback 10 years ago
Try a test with Compressor, too. Compressor will be much faster than FCP as it uses all 8 if your cores. John MacPro 8-core 2.8GHz 8 GB RAM OS 10.5.5 QT7.5.5 Kona 3 Dual Cinema 23 ATI Radeon HD 3870,
over-cranked ProRes422
by Francois Driessen 10 years ago
Used to be able to take 59.94 DVCProHD footage on a 29.97 FCP timeline and do a 50% speed conversion in FCP to stretch out frames over timeline to get a true 50% slowmo. Captured ProRess 422 via Kona3
Re: over-cranked ProRes422
by Francois Driessen 10 years ago
"uh yeah - that what you told it to do, " Telling FCP to do this with DVCProHD does not have the same effect. 59.94 frames are preserved. Just difficult to believe that FCP treats DVCProHD with flexib
Extract Alpha: Pre-Rendered Keys
by Francois Driessen 10 years ago
Hi there, Want to apply a LightWrap Plugin on Pre-Rendered Keyed footage. In order for this workflow to work, I need to be able to access the alpha channel of the PreRendered footage. What's the best
Re: LIGHT WRAP. Extract Alpha: Pre-Rendered Keys
by Francois Driessen 10 years ago
Aaah. SOLVED. You are correct. It is in fact respecting the Alpha. What it does not do is scale the target footage and BackGround layer to match each other in final comp. To explain: I'm working with
Playback going out of sync from Kona LHe - any suggestions?
by Eugene Reynolds 10 years ago
I have been trying to solve a problem I have had with footage playing back in an intermitant and fairly random out of sync way. It also appears to be getting worse. Sometimes it is fixed by quiting an
Re: Playback going out of sync from Kona LHe - any suggestions?
by Francois Driessen 10 years ago
Yep. Thats the first place to look. You'll find it in System Libary CoreServices Expansion Slot Utility.app Had the same issue with audio weirdness that did not surface with DVCPRO HD but did with Pro
Kona3 with AE
by Francois Driessen 10 years ago
Hi there, herd What's the best route to go for video output monitoring from AE CS3 with Kona3 As far as I understand there are 3 options: Plugin with Driver, AJA Adobe Plugin for CS3, and Straight fro
Re: Kona3 with AE
by Francois Driessen 10 years ago
How's the rest of the Herd Anyone out there done actual tests on using the AJA Adobe 6.0.0 plugin for video out with Kona3 vs the direct VideoPreview out from AE Francois - e y e f l a m e .tv - http:
Moving from individual Raid0's to SAN
by Francois Driessen 10 years ago
Hi there. Some expert suggestions from the herd We're a small studio doing mostly 3D, HD composites & edits. Need to migrate from direct eSata Raid0 to SAN. Plan as point of departure was to get 2 App
Re: Moving from individual Raid0's to SAN
by Francois Driessen 10 years ago
Was wondering about that. Quick question: You need to buy and individual license for Xsan for every workstation & server to run, right This will probably have to be replaced if you want to migrate to
Ai file version supported
by Francois Driessen 11 years ago
Hi there. I'm having issues with importing Ai CS3 files into InvigPRo (4.3.2p Mac). The colors are all messed up when selecting import Ai colors. In the past I just exported the files as AI version4 f
Timeline for Leopard move
by Francois Driessen 11 years ago
Hi there, Just checking in to see if anyone is having success with InvigPro in CS3 on Leopard (I know AE is not officially green for Leopard yet, but I'm still checking to see if anyone is having succ
Re: Timeline for Leopard move
by Matt Rhodes 11 years ago
Hi Pixeleyed. We haven't seen any problems with Zaxwerks products on CS3 Leopard. Make sure you download the latest version from the site before giving it a try. Let us know if you have any more quest
Attaching a 3D rope to a tracked hand on Video
by Francois Driessen 12 years ago
Hmm. This a Cinema4D job Need to create the effect of a rope that attaches to a track point on a walking guy's hand on a video clip. (Not a light trail. More like a rope that can swing in 3D space). T
'Reflection' artifacts
by Francois Driessen 12 years ago
Hi. Hmm. Can't figure this one out. It's supposed to be a simple one. But I keep getting weird random "reflection" artifacts as the comp cam orbits around the object. (Yes, no bumps or reflections ena
Re: 'Reflection' artifacts
by Francois Driessen 12 years ago
Thanks to Zax, problem solved. Problem was I Used HighQ OpenGL renderer (which worked fine for one instance of my 3D object - but not for appearance at the end of my timeline). The reason I fiddled ar
Fair price for Kona2
by Francois Driessen 12 years ago
Hi there. Was just wondering what is a fair price for selling the Kona2
Re: Fair price for Kona2
by Itamar Kool 12 years ago
Over here in Holland someone said
ProRes on Kona2?
by Francois Driessen 12 years ago
Hi there. Anyone out there with a Kona2 having success with ProRes I vaguely over-read addition of ProRes to Kona3, is that true for Kona2 too Thnx!
Re: ProRes on Kona2?
by Francois Driessen 12 years ago
OK. I guess it's time then. Sorry, my baby-G and Kona2. It's not just with AfterEffects CS3, now FCP too. You served me well... (This is an emotional moment for me). I guess I will be even more emotio
resizing comp for HiRes output
by Francois Driessen 13 years ago
Hi there, Client needs a screen grab at higher res (4K) than the 1280x720 that the current ZaxAnimation is in. Tried to just re-size the composition settings & layer settings, but it seems that the co
Higher than 1/4 res goes black?
by Francois Driessen 13 years ago
OK That's not it either. Seems like if I go higher than 1 4 res on a 4000x2500 composition, the Zax-layer just turns black. Any advice Is there a limit to the size I can render out with Zaxwerks or is
30 inch Monitor vs dual 20s with Motion?
by Francois Driessen 13 years ago
I understand that the CPU memory gets split when running monitors, thus taking my 256 Meg card and distribute it down to 128 screen. Good for everything else I do in FCP, but not good for Motion. I ne
Re: 30 inch Monitor vs dual 20s with Motion?
by Francois Driessen 13 years ago
Sounds yummy. Unfortunately all my slots are taken up. My Nvidia takes up the AGP+ 1 PCI slot. In the other 2 left over I have a Sonnet SATA controller for my Raid, and a Kona2 for my HD brdcast monit
Loop a nested compositon?
by Francois Driessen 13 years ago
Hi there. Can't find this in the help files - probably cause I'm asking the wrong question for AE. But Is there a quick way to loop a nested composition - so that once it reached the end of the nested
Re: Loop a nested compositon?
by Francois Driessen 13 years ago
OK. Got it. Helps if you move your out point too on the layer. Somehow this one got left behind when I extended the comp time. THNX it works! Francois - e y e f l a m e .tv - http: eyeflame.tv
Layer shift when element moves too far off canvas
by Francois Driessen 13 years ago
Hi there. Anyone experienced this too 3 PSD elements on a layer. Animate the one object to scale up and Left out of the view of the canvas. Once I drag it beyond a certain point, the whole layer moves
Re: Layer shift when element moves too far off canvas
by Francois Driessen 13 years ago
Tnx. That explains it. FFrancois - e y e f l a m e .tv - http: eyeflame.tv
Adding a Transition to a Motion Clip in FCP
by Jake Spurlock 13 years ago
So here is my process... After I have sent a clip from FCP to Motion, and then back to FCP, I can no longer add transitions. Is there a workaround without having to undo everything, add a transition,
Re: Adding a Transition to a Motion Clip in FCP
by Francois Driessen 13 years ago
Have you cheked that there is enough media before & after the in & out-points of the Motion media to transition with the rest in FCP Francois - e y e f l a m e .tv - http: eyeflame.tv
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