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Frederic Lumiere

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Adding an angle to a multiclip
by Frederic Lumiere 5 years ago
Is it possible to add an angle to a media composer 7 multiclip
Re: Adding an angle to a multiclip
by Michael Phillips 5 years ago
Once a group clip is created you cannot add, remove, or change relationship of a clip. That has been the same since its release in December of 1994 and a long time request (since February 1995) to be
News: ‘Lady Ganga’ Breaks World Record Before She Dies
by Cow News Droid 5 years ago
Documentary Film Aims to Carry on her Legacy to Spread Awareness of Cervical Cancer (New York, New York--November 20, 2014) When Michele Baldwin, a 45 year old mother of three, was told she had just m
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Need to shutdown Terrablock server
by Frederic Lumiere 5 years ago
I need to shutdown a facillis terrablock server safely to move it to a new location. Does anyone have instructions on how to do that
Re: Need to shutdown Terrablock server
by James McKenna 5 years ago
Hi Frederic, The shut down procedure is simple, just unmount volumes from the client systems or turn them off, then initiate a standard windows shut down on the server, or use the power button on the
Remove all color correction from a sequence
by Frederic Lumiere 5 years ago
Is there a quick way to remove all color correction from a sequence without affecting other FX Transitions Thanks!
Re: Remove all color correction from a sequence
by Frederic Lumiere 5 years ago
When I'm in color correction mode somehow I'm not able to select all clips. When I remove effect, it deletes the last effect (even if it's not color correction)
Cleaning a timeline of AMA's
by Frederic Lumiere 7 years ago
So I've been editing in DNxHD for months on 2 timelines. Very responsive, no problems... I just included a few XDCAM HD clips on that timeline, to test the edit. Now every time I press play, there is
Re: Cleaning a timeline of AMA's
by Frederic Lumiere 7 years ago
ah, the issue wasn't that there was XDCAM HD clips left in the timeline (there aren't), it's mixed frame rates in the same timeline. The XDCAM HD stuff was 29.97 so the DNxHD were converted to 29.97 a
Simple Title Tool almost ruined my life...
by Frederic Lumiere 7 years ago
So with the new version of MC, I decided to use the simple title tool since you can now edit the text right off the timeline... Well - let me tell you a little story: - MC crashed my whole system so m
Re: Simple Title Tool almost ruined my life...
by Frederic Lumiere 7 years ago
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How to turn off auto import of QTs
by Frederic Lumiere 7 years ago
I turned off all the options in the AMA settings (Auto link to AMA volumes, etc...) Somehow, when I plug in a drive with QT on it, MC keeps on trying to import them. Anyway to turn this very annoying
Re: How to turn off auto import of QTs
by Frederic Lumiere 7 years ago
That's what I turned off somehow it still mounts the drives and opens the same bin over and over...
Where is the render error log kept?
by Stewart Mayer 11 years ago
I'm having render errors that stop the render, and i'd like to check to log but can't find how to view it! Anyone know where the log is kept so I can see what the problems are thanks!
Re: Where is the render error log kept?
by Frederic Lumiere 7 years ago
Hi Todd, I received a message that errors occurred in my render (missing frames because of multiprocessing) but no link to a log file appeared in the render settings. I selected to log 'errors only'.
Nesting a half resolution comp but preserving full res layers
by Frederic Lumiere 7 years ago
Is it possible to build a comp of 100 x 100, place graphics which are 200 x 200 in it (50% resolution), nest that comp in a 200 x 200 comp (200% upscale) and preserve the 200 x 200 resolution of the l
Re: Nesting a half resolution comp but preserving full res layers
by Walter Soyka 7 years ago
Frederic Lumiere "A the end of the workflow, I placed the half size comp in the full size comp before render. Even by checking continuously rasterize, the quality of the animations isn't as good as t
Stray DPX frames
by Frederic Lumiere 7 years ago
Anyone else experiencing stray frames in DPX Frames that shouldn't be there are and some that are shouldn't at the head and tales of layers
Re: Stray DPX frames
by Frederic Lumiere 7 years ago
To make matters worse, often it looks fine in the comp but the frames appear and disappear in the render!
Adding Source Name to a layer as text
by Frederic Lumiere 7 years ago
Anyway to burn the source name to a layer as text without having to add a text layer
Re: Adding Source Name to a layer as text
by Paul Roper 7 years ago
I assume you've figured out that if you DO add a text layer, you could just add the expression: thisComp.layer(index+1).name to a text layer's 'Source Text' if that text layer is directly above the "s
Outputting comp layers to a shot list text file
by Frederic Lumiere 7 years ago
Anyone aware of a script that allows you to generate a shot list (with timecode, duration, etc.) from a comp Thanks, Frederic
Re: Outputting comp layers to a shot list text file
by Frederic Lumiere 7 years ago
So strange, I tried everything and the copy paste function isn't working for me. Which version of AE do you have I use CS6
Output a text shotlist from a comp
by Frederic Lumiere 7 years ago
Anyone aware of a script that allows you to generate a shot list (with timecode, duration, etc.) from a comp Thanks! F
Burning in timecode and filename for dailies
by Angelo Lorenzo 8 years ago
I've seen this asked before in this and the Premiere forum since there is no mechanism to burn in both timecode and the filename into dailies for clients. I wrote a little After Effects expression for
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Re: Burning in timecode and filename for dailies
by Frederic Lumiere 7 years ago
Brilliant. Thank you!
Auto align layers end-to-end
by Kelly Johnson 8 years ago
I remember doing this waaay back in AE6.5 and now, after years of not using AE, I'm back in AE CS5.5.... I have 5 layers, each with a vid clip... there was some keystroke that would take each layer an
Re: Auto align layers end-to-end
by Kevin Camp 8 years ago
i don't remember the keystroke (though the manual has tons of keyboard shortcuts), but if you select the layers, then choose animation keyframe assistant sequence layers, you should get you what you a
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PNGIO library error--render failure
by Eric Knisley 11 years ago
Greetings all, I am rendering out frames of animation which will be played back in an immersive dome projection system. The frames are 2048x2048, 30 fps. I am rendering to .png files, no compression.
Re: PNGIO library error--render failure
by Frederic Lumiere 7 years ago
Excellent discovery. Thank you! F
Import XML or other project
by Frederic Lumiere 7 years ago
Is it possible to import a sequence from Premiere project or FCP XML without importing new links to media It's essential to collaborating between editors...
Re: Import XML or other project
by Frederic Lumiere 7 years ago
Hey Stefan thanks for your help... Where is that done in Premiere in preferences can't find the option and can't find it mentioned in the manual.
Navigate edit points
by Frederic Lumiere 7 years ago
What's the trick to navigate between edit points with the keyboard In FCP it's up and down arrow. I tried to remap to arrows to previous and next edits but it doesn't work. Thanks, F
Re: Navigate edit points
by Frederic Lumiere 7 years ago
For some reason, in the Keyboard Shortcuts, if I choose: - Go to Previous Edit Point: Up (It doesn't work) - Go to Previous Edit Point on Any Track: Up (It doesn't work) - Go to Previous Edit Point: P
Multiple versions of media in Prelude...
by Frederic Lumiere 7 years ago
So we're exploring using Prelude to ingest, manage and log footage on a pretty massive project. The idea is that logging would continue moving forward in Prelude even after the edit has started. I und
Re: Multiple versions of media in Prelude...
by Cyrus Dowlatshahi 7 years ago
Did you find any answers to this I have a massive project and am looking for the best way to begin logging -- and editing -- while not losing metadata as I transfer projects here and there.
Premiere Pro Source Assignment Keyboard Shortcut & Toggle Option Keyboard shortcuts.
by Joel Yeaton 7 years ago
I'm evaluating CS6 coming from FCP hoping to use it as my new editing system. For the most part I love everything about it, but why isn't there a way for me to setup a custom keyboard shortcut for sou
Re: Premiere Pro Source Assignment Keyboard Shortcut & Toggle Option Keyboard shortcuts.
by Frederic Lumiere 7 years ago
Same issue here. I feel like there must be a way. Can't be an oversight... in FCP, it was a combo of keystrokes that would map tracks...
Can't punch in timecode in subclips
by Frederic Lumiere 8 years ago
Somehow, I can't punch in timecodes in sub clips generated with auto sync. Gives me the error beep. I must point out that video and audio mix downs were used to make the sub clips via auto sync. The w
Re: Can't punch in timecode in subclips
by Michael Phillips 8 years ago
You are falling into the large gray area of bug feature request. Michael Michael Phillips
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PhraseFind ignores 'Search: Current Bin"
by Frederic Lumiere 8 years ago
Does PhraseFind search in the whole project regardless of what is selected in the search dropbox I selected 'Current Bin' but it gives me results for the whole project. Also, it would be awesome if ph
Re: PhraseFind ignores 'Search: Current Bin"
by Frederic Lumiere 8 years ago
Success! A much simpler way yo accomplish it. Here's the summary: 1. I used AutoSequence to make a sequence with the same timecodes as the clips. Works great! Now I have one sequence of the whole inte
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DNxHD transcode slips audio out of sync
by Frederic Lumiere 8 years ago
So after much good advice from the pros, I decided to bite the bullet and re-transcode everything to DNxHD175 instead of ProRes. ProRes looked good but it created too many issues with workflow with ot
Re: DNxHD transcode slips audio out of sync
by Michael Phillips 8 years ago
I would forgo the interim step to ProRes and link directly to the original H.264 files and transcode to DNxHD from there. It seems that there is a frame rate mismatch in the Streamclip process and fra
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No Reel No - How to reconnect
by Frederic Lumiere 8 years ago
Having the hardest time going from AVID with DNxHD to Reslove. Clips have no reel No and are offline. How to reconnect the clips in Resolve All the clips show fine in the default. I used AAF.
Re: No Reel No - How to reconnect
by Frederic Lumiere 8 years ago
That's exactly it. The majority of my clips don't even connect but the time codes are wrong. Frederic Lumiere Producer Lumiere Media
Boris Transfer AE generates empty composition
by Frederic Lumiere 8 years ago
I'm testing Boris Transfer AE 3.0.4 and when choosing to link to original source references, the clips are imported correctly but the composition is empty (no layers) in AE. When checking off the 'lin
Re: Boris Transfer AE generates empty composition
by Frederic Lumiere 8 years ago
I think it was because one clip couldn't be reconnected and interrupted the code (Comp not made). I find that using Boris Transfer is very unpredictable when using in conjunction with MXF Import from
Transfer AE Cannot import from Avid
by Uwe Seifner 8 years ago
Hi we just downloaded the trial version from boris and always get this error. After Effects error: file MVI_9630.MOV.V14E7F3709.mxf cannot be imported this MXF file is damaged or unsupported. Our Sour
Re: Transfer AE Cannot import from Avid
by Frederic Lumiere 8 years ago
Hey guys - any resolution with this error Thanks! Frederic Lumiere Producer Lumiere Media
Only Prores 444 during imports and transcodes in MC6?
by Frederic Lumiere 8 years ago
Is Prores 444 the only option in MC6 when Consolidate Transcode or an import Working with DSLR (H.264) 1080p 23.98 and would love to convert to Prores 422 (NOT HQ). I did do a fast import of 5D footag
Re: Only Prores 444 during imports and transcodes in MC6?
by Daniel Frome 8 years ago
That's because you have your project setup up as RGB instead of YCbCr in the format settings. Change that you'll get the rest of the codecs back.
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Boris Soundbite & linked FCP audio/video
by Frederic Lumiere 8 years ago
So I've been testing Boris Soundbite. A product that all documentary editors have been dreaming about for years. So far, the technology is very impressive. I yet have to find words or phrases I can't
Re: Boris Soundbite & linked FCP audio/video
by Frederic Lumiere 8 years ago
Kip Watters "This should not be a problem (assuming Soundbite is successfully indexing the MOV files). A couple of points to consider: -- First, are you actually creating a new sub-clip or clip - i.e
Anyone know of a good XML to Excel converter.
by Sarah Bright 9 years ago
Hi, We export XML's for clients on a daily basis, but we have no way of checking them back before they go to clients. We've re-imported them back into FCP and they look fine but the clients debate oth
Re: Anyone know of a good XML to Excel converter.
by Frederic Lumiere 9 years ago
David, Your XML Analyzer worked great - thank you! Frederic Lumiere Producer Lumiere Media
Shot List from FCP for Production Bible
by Frederic Lumiere 9 years ago
Any good tools out there to generate, music cue sheets, graphics log, footage log, shot list, etc. from a fcp sequence or have the interns of the world successfully lobbied against such development It
Re: Shot List from FCP for Production Bible
by Frederic Lumiere 9 years ago
Thanks! Hey I found this XML Analyzer and it worked like a charm! http: www.davidheidelberger.com software.php F Frederic Lumiere Producer Lumiere Media
Have we regressed 10 years?
by Frederic Lumiere 9 years ago
Finishing up a show and I am shocked that a simple export with IN & OUT of a 48KHz Aiff downmix won't sync back when reimported! These are the types of issues we were experiencing with FCP ten years a
Re: Have we regressed 10 years?
by Frederic Lumiere 9 years ago
Matt, Yes I remembered that it was important that your easy setup preset timebase matched the timebase of your destination sequence before importing audio files when I designed the Lumiere HD xml work
Error: Out of Memory (a big problem)
by Frederic Lumiere 9 years ago
The "Error: Out of Memory" issue in FCP is rendering (no pun intended) this application on the verge of unusable. I've been using FCP since the very first release. In the last couple years, the "Error
Re: Error: Out of Memory (a big problem)
by Frederic Lumiere 9 years ago
Thanks Matt. Love the CTRL - B tip! Yes, I am the admin and have full read write privileges over all the directories (stills, renders, etc.) F Frederic Lumiere Producer Lumiere Media
Adjusting output volume when using Blackmagic Audio in system pref
by Frederic Lumiere 10 years ago
Is there a way to have control over the output volume (using the OS volume control) when using "Blackmagic Audio" in system prefs on OS 10.6.2 I'm using: Multibridge Pro DeckLink 7.5.2 OS X 10.6.2 Tha
Re: Adjusting output volume when using Blackmagic Audio in system pref
by Frederic Lumiere 10 years ago
The answer is to have a mixer between Multibridge Pro and the powered speakers. Frederic Lumiere Producer Lumiere Media
Sony SxS Card Issue with Mac Book Pro (Late 2008)
by Torv Carlsen 11 years ago
After much hair pulling, Sony has confirmed to me that there is an issue with the SxS card driver that is available on the Sony web site when used with the newly released Mac Book Pro. What happens is
Re: Sony SxS Card Issue with Mac Book Pro (Late 2008)
by Frederic Lumiere 11 years ago
Yes, I'm experiencing the exact same issue.Frederic Lumiere Producer Lumiere Media
Audio Distorted - Kona 3
by Frederic Lumiere 12 years ago
Any reason why one out of 3 times, the audio coming out of the Kona 3 SDI (via BOB) to HDCAM deck would be distorted (static sound) My solution so far has been to restart the transfer (edit to tape) b
Re: Audio Distorted - Kona 3
by Frederic Lumiere 11 years ago
The AJA Gen 10 properly set to 1080i ref solved the issue for me. FredericFrederic Lumiere Producer Lumiere Media
Multibridge Pro always powered on
by Frederic Lumiere 12 years ago
Is there a way to have the Multibridge Pro power itself off when the computer is shut off or does it always stay on unless you pull the power plug since there isn't a power switch Unless I missed it.
Re: Multibridge Pro always powered on
by Philip Borgnes 12 years ago
Hi Fredric, You didn't miss anything. There isn't an on off switch. What I did was mount my MBP2 in a rack along with a Furman M-8 power condition and plug my MBP2 into the Furman (along with my decks
DVCPRO HD Wrong Resolution and Pixel Aspect Ratio
by Frederic Lumiere 12 years ago
I wanted to bring up a pretty major bug that appeared only a few days ago ever since the last update to Pro Apps. DVCPRO HD 720p & 1080i export self contain movie seems to mess up the native resolutio
BUG FIXED IN VERSION 6.0.2
by Frederic Lumiere 12 years ago
IMPORTANT: FINAL CUT PRO VERSION 6.0.2 FIXES THE ISSUE DESCRIBED IN THIS THREAD
HD file size
by Tony Bartolucci 12 years ago
I have an AJA KL Breakout box, what I'm trying to do is capture in HD yet trying to keep the file size small. Currently exporting out to DVCPro HD - What other formats can I export HD out to
Re: HD file size
by Frederic Lumiere 12 years ago
Prores. In 720p it's better quality than DVCPRO HD.
Timecode in Self Contained Export
by Frederic Lumiere 12 years ago
Can the self contained export include a timecode track in the Quicktime movie Thanks, Frederic
Re: Timecode in Self Contained Export
by Frederic Lumiere 12 years ago
Hey Derek, Thanks for the response. Actually, not VITC TC - what I'm looking for is 2 things: 1 The ability to do burnt TC on the video frame (like in FCP TC Generator) 2 Have a TC track in the result
Export Movie
by Frederic Lumiere 12 years ago
What option in Media 100 is the equivalent of FCP's Export Movie where it keeps the codec intact and simply assembles the cut in a quicktime movie Thank you, F
Re: Export Movie
by Frederic Lumiere 12 years ago
Works perfectly, thank you! Codec is intact. F
EDL between Media 100 and FCP
by Frederic Lumiere 12 years ago
Tried it and screwed up the edit. Seems to think the source clips are shorter than they really are (SD 8 bit uncompressed 29.97). Is there a trick to get a Media 100 EDL imported into FCP successfully
720p60 DVCPRO HD
by Frederic Lumiere 12 years ago
Is it possible to edit DVCPRO HD 720p59.94 in the timeline in realtime on Media 100 HD Thanks, Frederic
Re: 720p60 DVCPRO HD
by Jim Calahan 12 years ago
I should say that some systems will convert the 720 to 1080 on aquire.Jim Calahan KVIE, Sacramento
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