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Gary Milligan

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May 3rd 2001
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Balancing Right & Left Audio Channels for MTS Video Files
by Edward Gilman 5 months ago
Hello, I have a bunch of MTS (MPEG Transport Stream) video files and the audio levels are not balanced for Right & Left Channels (see MTS File Format Audio Imbalance image below) The sound is primaril
Re: Balancing Right & Left Audio Channels for MTS Video Files
by Gary Milligan 5 months ago
Looking at the image it appears that both channels are exactly the same, but the left is lower than the right - basically a mono track. The easiest way is to apply the "fill left with right" effect. Y
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A way to speed up workflow replacing footage?
by Kell Smith 6 months ago
I'm recreating a project exactly, with new footage coming in through the media browser. The reference clip (one long clip, not split clips) is on V1. At each scene change on V1, I'd like to find the c
Re: A way to speed up workflow replacing footage?
by Gary Milligan 6 months ago
Perhaps this link may be of some help: https: moviola.com webinars adobe-premiere-pro-pancake-timeline HTH Gary
Render issues, says disk is full?
by Mike Johnson 2 years ago
I tried to render a small project in Adobe After Effects, and after about 7 minutes I heard a "baaa" sound(or something close to it) with a notification that the render failed and "disk full" and that
Re: Render issues, says disk is full?
by Gary Milligan 2 years ago
In addition to what Dave says, it could also be that you've reached the file size limit (4GB) of the FAT32 formatted drive.
Audio Keyframes Headache!
by Betty Green 2 years ago
Hi there, I am doing a simple audio mix on Premier Pro using the keyframes in my audio timeline. Unfortunately Premier Pro won't allow me to drag the keyframes to position them. I can raise them up an
Re: Audio Keyframes Headache!
by Gary Milligan 2 years ago
Ann Bens "Not a bug: just use shift+drag" Has it always worked that way I've never had to do that before PP CC2017.
what does this mean?
by Gary Milligan 2 years ago
When I send a sequence to Audition for mixing, an error warning shows up. It doesn't prevent me from continuing (I just have to click OK multiple times) but I'd like to know why this is happening. Tha
Re: what does this mean?
by Gary Milligan 2 years ago
This only started happening since I began using PP2017 on my 2012 iMac running Yosemite 10.10.5. I've never installed any audio plug-ins and I'm certainly not using Premier Pro version 1.0. As stated
how to animate Open Titles like this?
by Ross Alex 2 years ago
Hi everyone! I'd like to animate the open subitiles in Premiere Pro like in this video, While i can make the effect for each line, its very much time consuming to key in motion for a long timeline...
Re: how to animate Open Titles like this?
by Gary Milligan 2 years ago
I would build them as static titles in Premiere, or, build them in Photoshop and import. Then just use the linear wipe to transition them onto the screen.
Video cropped when I burn DVD from Encore CS6
by Matteo Badin 2 years ago
Hi everyone, I have a little problem when building a DVD from Encore CS6. I have exported an HDV Premiere Pro sequence in MPEG2-DVD format, then imported the .m2v (video) file and the .wav (audio) fil
Re: Video cropped when I burn DVD from Encore CS6
by Gary Milligan 2 years ago
You're welcome. Your editing titling graphics software should have the ability to toggle the 'safe action' and 'safe title' overlays on and off. You may also be able to adjust the amount of these safe
Dip to white - am I doing it wrong?
by Harry Snell 2 years ago
I have a dip to white between two video clips, however above the clips I have an adjustment layer. On this layer I have auto colour and auto contrast effects, and it makes the dip to white turn to str
Re: Dip to white - am I doing it wrong?
by Gary Milligan 2 years ago
You could also add another layer above the adjustment layer and put in a white slug where you want the dip to white to be. Then just fade it in and out. HTH Gary
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external file button?
by Gary Milligan 2 years ago
Opened a project that's been sitting for a few months and am getting this on my program monitor: All the media is linked and I can see the individual clips in the timeline, but this text is all that a
Re: external file button?
by Gary Milligan 2 years ago
Solved it!! I had upgraded Boris Continuum Complete since last opening this project. A majority of the clips have the BCC Fast Film Glow effect applied. The upgrade seems to have defaulted to selectin
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HDD Array - What you using now?
by Ben Price 3 years ago
What are you currently using for your HDD set-up I use the internal drives (in my MacPro) as well as USB 3.0 external drives for editing. The internal drives give me no problems at all and the single,
Re: HDD Array - What you using now?
by Gary Milligan 3 years ago
Just a stab in the dark here... is the drive formatted correctly (Mac vs. MS-DOS)
Converting a lossless video is trimming pixels off it.
by Martin Pedraza 3 years ago
So, a client needs a render to be in a certain format. More precisely: XDCAM HD422 1080i60 (50mb s CBR) 29.97, non drop upper field first For the workflow we are working in 29.97, and turning in uncom
Re: Converting a lossless video is trimming pixels off it.
by Gary Milligan 3 years ago
I don't have an answer as to why you're not seeing a full list of formats... perhaps you don't have the Apple Pro Video Formats installed. But I am puzzled with the required output settings. Martin Pe
How to chop up dancing videos, align to new beat, allow for future use at another tempo
by Greg Sage 3 years ago
I'm looking to chop up dozens of videos of animals dancing, and align them all to the beat of a new track to make a music video. It's going to be a lot of work, so I want to make sure I'm doing it the
Re: How to chop up dancing videos, align to new beat, allow for future use at another tempo
by Gary Milligan 3 years ago
Perhaps this might help: http: aescripts.com beatedit-for-premiere-pro Gary
Best setting for export for DVD into compressor and finish off in DVD studio Pro
by E'mya Greene 3 years ago
Hi Guys, First time on here so bare with me. - Edited ProRes 422 in FCP7 straight from Black magic camera - Exported using quicktime movie (1 Hour 20mins Video Clip) - Came to 124.54GB - Opened up com
Re: Best setting for export for DVD into compressor and finish off in DVD studio Pro
by Gary Milligan 3 years ago
E'mya Greene "Yes, not as sharp just blocky and fuzzy the more you expand to full screen." Image sharpness will always suffer when you expand playback on a computer to full screen, especially if
Premiere Pro and After Effects title problem
by Paul Jones 3 years ago
Hello I am working on a Premiere Pro CC 2015 project on my Macbook Pro I've now had carry on with the project on an iMac. All the titles are created in After Effects and imported into Premiere by open
Re: Premiere Pro and After Effects title problem
by Gary Milligan 3 years ago
Is the same font on both machines
Creating a composition
by Tim Glaim 3 years ago
Hi, everyone. This is going to be an After Effects 101 question, but I don't know how to google it, so here goes. What is the difference between dragging something from your Project directly into your
Re: Creating a composition
by Gary Milligan 3 years ago
If I correctly understand the question, dragging an item from your project to the New Comp button will create a comp with the attributes of that item. Dragging an item to a timeline will merely add it
How Do I Avoid Aliasing (Jagged Edges) on Imported Graphic Files
by Miles Adam 3 years ago
I am working on a FCP7 project in 1920x1080 aspect ratio (HDTV 1080i in sequence settings). My client has provided a crisp, good sized graphic of their logo in both .jpg and .png form. When I import e
Re: How Do I Avoid Aliasing (Jagged Edges) on Imported Graphic Files
by Gary Milligan 3 years ago
Miles Adam "(HDTV 1080i in sequence settings)." That's an interlaced sequence. Miles Adam "If I import the same logo into a different project which is set at HDTV 720p then the image is perfect. How
MPEG-2 Artifacting CS6 vs CC
by Jeff Bugbee 4 years ago
I'm having an issue with exporting an MPEG-2 from the latest version of AME, specifically in comparison to how CS6 did it. I have matched my settings exactly from CS6 to CC and I'm getting MUCH more a
Re: MPEG-2 Artifacting CS6 vs CC
by Gary Milligan 4 years ago
Glad to hear you worked it out Jeff thanks for keeping us updated. Your solution is good information to know.
Encore 6 DVD Authoring
by Alan Norman 4 years ago
I am compiling a DVD for a concert across two discs but having all sorts of problems in exports from Premiere 6 into Encore- Working on Windows 7 What is the recommended pre-set to use for export in p
Re: Encore 6 DVD Authoring
by Gary Milligan 4 years ago
Alan Norman "MPEG2 seems very good as the alternative for the DVD productions seems to be MPEG DVD but its only at 720 x 576 and 25fps and I cannot change the settings on this pre-set." DVDs are SD.
Video quality after exporting to Youtube
by Garrett Bose 4 years ago
Hi. I have exported my video that was made with After Effects to youtube and this video looks bad. I have already set it in H.264 I have tried many ways but in end this is what I got. What is another
Re: Video quality after exporting to Youtube
by Gary Milligan 4 years ago
Garrett Bose "I have already set it in H.264 I have tried many ways " Can you post a screenshot of your export settings This will help us to know what ways you have tried.
Encore Pixelated Text & Images
by Caleb Johansen 4 years ago
Having issues building DVD menus. I am attempting to build them at 1920x1080. I select "Blu-Ray" to achieve the correct proportions. All videos are exported at 1920x1080. I build my menus in Photoshop
Re: Encore Pixelated Text & Images
by Gary Milligan 4 years ago
The only HD format on disc is Blu-ray. HD DVD is a dead format. Encore can be used to author Blu-ray discs but you will also need a Blu-ray burner to actually produce the discs. Depending on the lengt
Which DVD Authoring software to use on Mac ???
by Keith Gray 4 years ago
Hi CC community, I work on a Mac and have to author a set of dvds's quite soon. I was using DVD studio pro a few years back but haven't authored a dvd since so want to use the software thats best and
Re: Which DVD Authoring software to use on Mac ???
by Gary Milligan 4 years ago
Keith Gray "want to use the software thats best and most up to date to make my job easier." As far as I know, DVD authoring software on a Mac is pretty much limited to DVDSP and Adobe Encore, both of
Best way to put my animation short-film (HD PNG Sequence + WAV file) to DVD for festival screening
by Alenka Krizenecky 4 years ago
Hello there ! My animation short was selected to a festival, therefor I need to send them the DVD of my movie in HD. For now, I have my whole movie in one HD PNG sequence (1920x1080) with the soundtra
Re: Best way to put my animation short-film (HD PNG Sequence + WAV file) to DVD for festival screening
by Gary Milligan 4 years ago
Alenka Krizenecky "I need to send them the DVD of my movie in HD." If you want an HD version on disc you will have to make a Blu-ray DVD is SD. DVDSP does not make Blu-ray. Don't be fooled by the HD-
Connection timed out
by Crystelle Dalla Betta 4 years ago
I wasn't sure whether to post this here or somewhere is the web design forums.. I am trying to log on to sites via FTP to make some updates. I've tried 3 sites, all of which I know the PW and user nam
Re: Connection timed out
by Gary Milligan 4 years ago
Firewall settings are in the "Security and Privacy" section of your system preferences. HTH Gary
Masking a background object
by Eric Boulanger 4 years ago
I'm working on scenes with a friend which involve adding cgi smoke to the background of the scene. Several scenes have objects that move across the screen in front of the cgi effect that we have to pu
Re: Masking a background object
by Gary Milligan 4 years ago
Eric Boulanger "As of right now the cgi effect appears in front of the scene, which is incorrect." The easiest way I know of is to have the smoke effect as a separate layer above the clean background
Simple DVD authoring on Mac
by Bruce Sampson 4 years ago
Hi, I'm on a mac pro. I have a movie in FCPX. We did the audio at a studio and they gave us wav files for R and L channels. I need to create a DVD using those WAV files, since they are Dolby encoded.
Re: Simple DVD authoring on Mac
by Gary Milligan 4 years ago
Bruce Sampson "But since DVD studio is dead, I have no such option. " I wouldn't say DVD Studio Pro is dead it's just not being developed any further. It still works as an authoring application. Roxi
Exporting problems
by Rachel Silberman 4 years ago
Hi, I'm trying to export my video into mov, and I followed this tutorial: https: www.youtube.com watch v=zTnpdrab4Yw Once I try to view the video when it's done rendering there's sound for about 6 sec
Re: Exporting problems
by Gary Milligan 4 years ago
What do you intend to do with the finished movie Gary
Blu Ray Menu Soft and Blurry
by Nickoy Miller 4 years ago
Good Night, I have been having a very disturbing problem with encore these last two days I hope someone may be able to help me. I normally create dvd menus in encore without any problems but because o
Re: Blu Ray Menu Soft and Blurry
by Gary Milligan 4 years ago
Nickoy Miller "My Blu Ray Menu were exported from after effects as mv2 and they are very sharp and crisp." m2v is the format for DVD, which is SD. You need to export an HD file out of After Effects (
Best compression settings for DVD authoring?
by Jemina Macedo 4 years ago
Hi, - I have created 14 HD videos that go for an average of 4min piece in FCP X, these have been exported H.264 - I have created jpeg images for the main menu and 3 sub menus 720 x 480 - I have compre
Re: Best compression settings for DVD authoring?
by Gary Milligan 4 years ago
Adding to the good information that Oki has given, if you are judging the finished quality solely by the image you see in Encore then that will account for your disappointment. The very best way is to
Rendering
by Robert MacDonald 4 years ago
Hi, I am using a 2013 iMac with OSX. When rendering video obviously everything slows down and I can't edit another project as Premiere Pro and Media Encoder are working together. Is there an easy way
Re: Rendering
by Gary Milligan 4 years ago
That's my understanding, yes.
Fill Light Tool for Video?
by Ryan Talbot 4 years ago
Hi! I've been looking all around for a plugin or effect that will brighten up the dark spots of my footage. I know this can be done in Lightroom and with RAW images through the "fill light" tool, but
Re: Fill Light Tool for Video?
by Gary Milligan 4 years ago
Premiere has "Lighting Effects". Do a search for 'lighting' in the Effects. HTH Gary
Rolling Shutter Repair and Warp Stabilizer
by Sarah Bright 4 years ago
Hi guys, I'm fairly new to After Effects and I have some issues with rolling shutter and jello. I've found loads of videos on how to use the rolling shutter repair and warp stabiliser effect BUT, I'm
Re: Rolling Shutter Repair and Warp Stabilizer
by Gary Milligan 4 years ago
Throw some clips at Warp Stabilizer and experiment. It's hard to know what to suggest specifically because we don't know your footage. Keep in mind, Warp Stabilizer can do some amazing things to repai
FCP 7 Beachball on playback - related to Compressor 4?
by Mike Parfit 5 years ago
Help! Using FCP 7 on Mavericks -- no problems for months. Then, a couple of days after installing Compressor 4.1.1, I run FCP 7 for the first time, and the beachball appears for several seconds before
Re: FCP 7 Beachball on playback - related to Compressor 4?
by Gary Milligan 5 years ago
Hmmm sorry, I got nuthin'. Hopefully someone else will step in here. Good luck.
Error of type -1409
by Gary Milligan 5 years ago
I'm trying to resurrect an old project from 2001 and when I try to open a timeline I get the following error message: Can anyone provide any clues to what the problem is Thanks in advance. Gary
Re: Error of type -1409
by Gary Milligan 5 years ago
Well why didn't you tell me that in 2001 when I thought it was a good idea ! ;-) I'm glad I didn't do that for every project I worked on - only a very few. My theory at the time; the camera tapes are
DVD Authoring for BluRay
by izzy qu 5 years ago
Hi I'm new and have the most basic and common question. Ive started a videography company and looking for a simple drag and drop DVD authoring software on the market. At present I'm using Toast Titani
Re: DVD Authoring for BluRay
by Gary Milligan 5 years ago
There's not much on the Mac side other than Adobe Encore, and it's not exactly a drag-and-drop process. Custom menu creation is possible but you'll have to use other applications like Photoshop and Af
HXR-NX5U NXCAM Camcorder Firmware Version 4.0 Software Update
by Steve Leggio 5 years ago
Has anyone updated their NXCAM to firmware 4.0 Version Any problems from updating. Thanks, Steve
Re: HXR-NX5U NXCAM Camcorder Firmware Version 4.0 Software Update
by Gary Milligan 5 years ago
I Googled HXR-NX5U NXCAM Camcorder Firmware Version 4.0 Software Update and found this http: pro.sony.com bbsc ssr micro-nxcamsite cat-accessories resource.downloads.bbsccms-assets-micro-nxcam-downloa
Canon C100 AVCHD Files to FCP 7 PRO RES Too large ?
by Robert Greim 5 years ago
I have been able to import avchd footage from canon c100 into fcp7 to pro res with file transfer but files are 4x larger than my Sony EX1 files I also use. Someone told me files should not be this lar
Re: Canon C100 AVCHD Files to FCP 7 PRO RES Too large ?
by Gary Milligan 5 years ago
Robert Greim "I was thinking the files could be smaller in pro res but the 1 gig per minute is the price for greater quality image." Larger file sizes do not necessarily mean better quality, it usual
WAV out of sync with 30fps footage
by Gavin Williams 5 years ago
Hi I filmed footage at 30fps on my 5D Mark 3 and recorded the audio on radio mics at 48khz, Now I am trying to sync and it starts off ok and then starts to lose sync Any ideas would be much appreciate
Re: WAV out of sync with 30fps footage
by Gary Milligan 5 years ago
Unless you're using FCPX, make sure the video files from the camera are transcoded to ProRes before trying to edit with them. My guess is you haven't done this and the computer can't keep up with play
Inconsistant Error -36 when copying files
by Tim Wingert 5 years ago
Hello! In transferring files from my internal RAID to an external drive, the "some data in File XXXXX cannot be read written" error -36 keeps popping up. The thing is-- that sometimes I CAN move the f
Re: Inconsistant Error -36 when copying files
by Gary Milligan 5 years ago
Sorry Tim I got nuthin'. Hopefully someone with a broader knowledge base will step in. Good luck.
Compressor won't let me create a bluray no matter what I do
by Daniel Weese 5 years ago
Ok, I have two projects which I need a DVD and Bluray of each. I was successfully able to use a reference file for each and create a DVD. The problem is I use this same reference file for bluray and o
Re: Compressor won't let me create a bluray no matter what I do
by Gary Milligan 5 years ago
Daniel Weese "I was successfully able to use a reference file for each and create a DVD. The problem is I use this same reference file for bluray and one of a few different things happens. " Don't us
CS5 Custom transition issues
by Todd Schmidt 5 years ago
Hi all, Working with Encore CS5. Regular DVD, not Blu Ray. I've created a one second button transition between the chapter button and the Main Menu button using After Effects. When I preview them, the
Re: CS5 Custom transition issues
by Gary Milligan 5 years ago
Have you tried playing the burned disc in more than one player Unfortunately, not all players are created equal and you have no control over that. If you try 4 different players and it works in 3 of t
Missing internal drive icon
by John Nelson 5 years ago
Yesterday I performed a complete wipe using disk utilities of the internal drive on my MBP. I reinstalled SL, along with other programs. Things went smoothly, for the most part; only lost half of my h
Re: Missing internal drive icon
by Gary Milligan 5 years ago
John Nelson "One (320gb) internal drive has SL, one (1tb) has Lion. Or, maybe it should be the other way around since videos take up so much more room " Does this mean you are using your system drive
Blu-ray/ DVD burning
by Koti Ravi 5 years ago
Hi There, My name is Koti. I am a Wedding Videographer. I shoot with the Sony PMW-200 and I edit using Final Cut Pro 7. After my edits, I convet the Video into Quick Time Movie. My setting are HD 1920
Re: Blu-ray/ DVD burning
by Gary Milligan 5 years ago
Michael - I assumed you were comparing the ProRes to your original camera files, not the Media 100 HD codec. ProRes is an excellent codec and probably the best for editing in FCP and other Mac based N
FCP (7.0.4) Message "Out of Memory"---Far From it & Project Takes 23 minutes to Open--CRAZY!
by Daniel Monskey 5 years ago
FCP is being difficult. I have been getting messages late in edit sessions that say I am out of memory. I am working with a Wiebetech RTX 200 raid system with 2.0 TB internal drives with 1.1 TB availa
Re: FCP (7.0.4) Message "Out of Memory"---Far From it & Project Takes 23 minutes to Open--CRAZY!
by Gary Milligan 5 years ago
8 GB RAM is a bit on the low side. That and your machine being somewhat 'old'. It would also be helpful for us to know what kind of files you are working with - HD SD codec What are your settings in F
What is the correct way to wipe an SD card so that AVCHD files can be recorded on it again, and still be logged in FCP?
by Becca Emms 5 years ago
Hello, I enjoyed the Tapeless Workflow in FCP tutorial, though I'm still having trouble with the .mts files from SD Cards I recorded on & backed up & recorded on several times. I had followed your ins
Re: What is the correct way to wipe an SD card so that AVCHD files can be recorded on it again, and still be logged in FCP?
by Gary Milligan 5 years ago
Yes, exactly.
Exporting issues
by martin sayers 5 years ago
Hi There, I am a long term Media100 user and love it for its simplicity and functionality, however i seem to have continuing problems on export. Most of my edits go to youtube, but when using export b
Re: Exporting issues
by Gary Milligan 5 years ago
Providing more information about your source material and editing codec will help to get you sorted out on this. I'm not at all familiar with Elgato products - do you have other video compression tool
MotherBoard Replaced/Media 100 software working/Video not playing?
by Rick Thomas 5 years ago
Motherboard had to be replaced...I import Video and when I try and simply play it in Media 100 - It says "could not play because CPU was unable to process the Video Quickly enough". Any help Media 100
Re: MotherBoard Replaced/Media 100 software working/Video not playing?
by Gary Milligan 5 years ago
Glad to hear it worked! Thanks. Gary
AVI file
by Gerry Condez 5 years ago
How to get .avi files to media 100 Is there a converter that I can use Thanks Check out the camera support I designed at http: camerasupportbracket.com
Re: AVI file
by Gary Milligan 5 years ago
MPEG Streamclip (free) will convert - at least it worked for me when I did a quick test a few minutes ago. HTH Gary
Record in file chapters?
by Tony Esposito 5 years ago
On my sony hxr nx5u it records to the SD card but approx. every 15 minutes it starts another file chapter. Is there anyway to turn this off for continuous record of 1 file of the whole event I know th
Re: Record in file chapters?
by Gary Milligan 5 years ago
This doesn't help you Tony because you're on a PC, but for Mac users out there wondering the same thing, Clipwrap works very well to join clips. Gary
Mac OS error 1852402768 when trying to burn BD in Toast 10
by Jon Boffa 6 years ago
I keep getting the above error code when trying to burn my home video HDV footage to a blu ray disc. It finally finished encoding the 17gb of footage, which btw took over 4 days(!), and now I'm at the
Re: Mac OS error 1852402768 when trying to burn BD in Toast 10
by Gary Milligan 6 years ago
What kind of Blu-ray burner are you using and how is it connected to your system Gary
Something new to me. Problem?
by Gerry Condez 6 years ago
Why is my timeline like this (image) upon scrubbing. Need advice. Thanks
Re: Something new to me. Problem?
by Gary Milligan 6 years ago
Does it correct itself if you zoom in or out on the timeline Is everything okay if you save, quit, and then open the project again
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