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Glen Montgomery

Member Since:
September 8th 2009
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Santa Monica CALIFORNIA
Anyone have Assistant Editors (AEs) on their team?
by Marcus Taylor 2 years ago
I am curious to see how Editors have Assistants (or AEs) on their shows projects Thx M
Re: Anyone have Assistant Editors (AEs) on their team?
by Glen Montgomery 2 years ago
I work at a commercial editorial company and we still use assistants on 90% of our projects. Editor Santa Monica, CA http: coldpost.tv
Clip organization in Bin & Sequence...
by Dustin Schmitt 4 years ago
Hello, THE GOAL: I want to select all clips in a bin and add them into a time line trusting that all clips have the play head at the top of each clip so I know that all of the media on the time line r
Re: Clip organization in Bin & Sequence...
by Glen Montgomery 4 years ago
You won't need to set the playhead. Just clear all in out, select all your clips in the bin, and hit the insert or overwrite key; they will all then be added to the open sequence. Editor Santa Monica,
Switching from PPro to Avid - some basic doubts.
by Shravan Ram 5 years ago
So just been a couple of weeks since I made the switch to Avid. I've started to understand the way Avid does things and slowly getting the hang of it. I need to know how to do certain things I did on
Re: Switching from PPro to Avid - some basic doubts.
by Glen Montgomery 5 years ago
1) I think what you are trying to do is jump to the next previous edit with a keystroke without entering trim mode, do this by mapping FF REW instead of next edit. Also, inside your Composer Settings,
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Easiest way to rearrange order of clips on timeline ?
by Shravan Ram 5 years ago
(This is on Premiere Pro CC) Let's say I have the following order of clips on the timeline: A,B,C,D,E but I wanna change it to say: A,E,D,C,B Then I again change my mind to order it in another way. Wh
Re: Easiest way to rearrange order of clips on timeline ?
by Jeff Pulera 5 years ago
Hold the CTRL key while dragging Clip E to new position, this will Ripple the clips around it during the insert. Jeff Pulera Safe Harbor Computers
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Glen Montgomery liked this 5 years ago
Can't find a commercial style for reference.
by Gene Strocco 5 years ago
Hi all, Working on a project where I need to reference one of my ideas. I've seen several commercials that use this technique, but of course when I need to reference it, I can't think of it. Any help
Re: Can't find a commercial style for reference.
by Glen Montgomery 5 years ago
Not exactly what you are asking for but this is something similar, that involves dancers changing outfits as they dance. http: www.thedenveregotist.com news local 2014 february 13 colorful-dancing-und
If Editing Software was Game Of Thrones
by Andrew Knight 6 years ago
Hope this gives some of you a laugh. Not meant to be taken to seriously ;)
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Lucy Moon liked this 6 years ago
Re: If Editing Software was Game Of Thrones
by Glen Montgomery 6 years ago
Well we see where you stand. Could be a lot funnier if it didn't have such a PP slant. Editor Santa Monica, CA http: coldpost.tv
The COW seems slow. Is this good news or bad?
by Todd Terry 6 years ago
It seems to me that the COW (or at least the particular half-dozen COW forums that I haunt and or host) has gotten really slow lately. The Business forum has had only a few new threads lately, the Cin
Re: The COW seems slow. Is this good news or bad?
by Glen Montgomery 6 years ago
Great post, Tim. Editor Santa Monica, CA http: coldpost.tv
Best book for Avid MC6
by Rainer Wirth 6 years ago
Hi folks, I'm a final cut user switching over to Avid. I've had a good book for FCP at the beginning from Lisa Brenneis. I want one for Avid MC6. Any recommondations thanks, Rainer Wirth factstory Rai
Re: Best book for Avid MC6
by Glen Montgomery 6 years ago
Avid Agility is my number one pick with the Avid Media Composer Cookbook coming in a close second. Editor Motion Graphics Artist, Denver CO http: coldpost.tv
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Avid PC at work, to Avid laptop at home
by dan crouch 6 years ago
Hi Guys, I did post this before but am still having problems. I'm not very technical and am working a dry hire avid suite on a PC and need to work from my Macbook Pro laptop, or tower, but am having t
Re: Avid PC at work, to Avid laptop at home
by Shane Ross 6 years ago
Copy the new media (to find it highlight all the OLD media...MXF files...in the RED color...label them. Any new media will not be colored) to your home system, and bring over the new bins. Or keep you
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Glen Montgomery liked this 6 years ago
Keeping track of time...
by Grant Wilber 6 years ago
What are some good methods, software, or websites that help keep track of editing time I could just right them down, but would like to find something that is a little bit more in place and feels more
Re: Keeping track of time...
by Glen Montgomery 6 years ago
Google docs Editor Motion Graphics Artist, Denver CO http: coldpost.tv
Stuck with Finger Pointer (no more Arrow)
by Martin Gaumond 6 years ago
Hi editors, I'm editing in avid MC6 and I have been having this small issue with the cursor. It is stuck in finger pointer mode. I am assuming it is for some sort of tool but I can not figure out whic
Re: Stuck with Finger Pointer (no more Arrow)
by Glen Montgomery 6 years ago
Have been battling this very same thing in the last couple days. In the research I have done it looks like it is a bug and the "solve" is to open the command palet and change button to button reassign
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Any ideas on how this is done?
by Greg Ball 6 years ago
I have a request to create something similar to this, but have no idea how to create this iPhone that displays all of the pages. How is this done Any thoughts Is this After Effects Motion Did they sho
Re: Any ideas on how this is done?
by Glen Montgomery 6 years ago
Definitely after effects. They took all the pages of the app that were designed in illustrator photoshop and precomped them in after effects into the screen of the iphone model. From there is it a mix
free edit work.. can I use in my demo reel?
by paolo zuniga 7 years ago
Hi, my question has to do with the right to use content as an unpaid freelance video editor. In order to get more experience in film editing, I recently completed an short-film edit for a "client" - s
Re: free edit work.. can I use in my demo reel?
by Glen Montgomery 7 years ago
Use it, use it, use it. The whole point of working for free is to get the experience and example for you're reel. Editor Motion Graphics Artist, Denver CO http: coldpost.tv
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Using markers to match frame
by Frederic Lumiere 7 years ago
In FCP I often used markers to match frames from two different tracks using the 'snap to'. Came in very handy, especially for sync dual audio manually (yes I know about dual eyes). Is there a trick in
Re: Using markers to match frame
by Glen Montgomery 7 years ago
FCP markers are called "locators" in Avid. Map the "go to next locator" or "go to previous locator" to your keyboard and use that to navigate. Editor Motion Graphics Artist, Denver CO http: coldpost.t
My class needs footage for practice...
by Ian Campbell 7 years ago
I'm teaching a little editing at the tail end of our intro film production class and I am finding a hard time locating any footage I can use for my students to work with. I don't really have enough ti
Re: My class needs footage for practice...
by Glen Montgomery 7 years ago
Get a copy of Sam Kaufman's "Avid Editing", which has two scenes from short films included. It was what my teacher gave to us back in school to do the same thing. http: www.amazon.com Avid-Editing-Fou
RED AMA vs REDCINE X
by Brendan Maghran 7 years ago
Forgive me for being a RED noob, I have seen a lot of postings on this forum about using AMA to transcode, edit and then conform back to the R3D files..Is there an advantage over using this workflow o
Re: RED AMA vs REDCINE X
by Glen Montgomery 7 years ago
In that case you would be best to send the colorist an EDL and your original R3D files if you want all the color information and latitude. Editor Motion Graphics Artist, Denver CO http: coldpost.tv
Off Topic... Anyone know this is called?
by Greg Ball 7 years ago
I know this isn't really a business question, but you guys always have the answer. I'm working on a proposal that involves creating a video tracking a car's movements using google earth. I want to use
Re: Off Topic... Anyone know this is called?
by Glen Montgomery 7 years ago
Sorry didn't see the replies. Editor Motion Graphics Artist, Denver CO http: coldpost.tv
Creating an Editing Schedule....projects are piling up
by Grant Wilber 7 years ago
I'm a camera guy. I like working long hard physical hours on set or digging a hole in the ground. When it comes to sitting down for more than 20 minutes its a challenge. But I can't afford to pay peop
Re: Creating an Editing Schedule....projects are piling up
by Glen Montgomery 7 years ago
That seems like the perfect time to bring an editor on board. If that is not what you want to do, and projects are piling up then why not have someone else do what you don't like while you focus on yo
How do I stay "fresh" when reviewing edits?
by Anthony Atkielski 7 years ago
I'm having a problem in my editing in remaining objective and "fresh" when reviewing my edits. In other words, after looking at the same sequence over and over and over, it becomes difficult for me to
Re: How do I stay
by Glen Montgomery 7 years ago
Try putting the cut on in another viewing medium. Step away for 15 minutes and export a file to watch on your playstation or a DVD to watch on your television or put it on your iPad. Sometimes being i
Creative Portfolio Website
by Hunter Hempen 7 years ago
Greetings to the COW! I recently completed an updated demo reel and designed my own portfolio website that I'd like to get online. I've heard that there are free hosting web servers for people like me
Re: Creative Portfolio Website
by Glen Montgomery 7 years ago
You might want to look into cargo collective. I don't think you can upload your own site layout though, I think you have to use one of their themes. A free Wordpress account could do a lot for you but
What's a day to you?
by Jon Henry 7 years ago
Hi, I'm wondering what other contract editors count as a day I get paid by the day, and have been keeping close track of my hours lately. I'm wondering what other people in the industry qualify as a d
Re: What's a day to you?
by Glen Montgomery 7 years ago
In my world's it has always been a 10 hour day Editor Motion Graphics Artist, Denver CO http: coldpost.tv
Avid and Photoshop files
by Jack Banatoni 7 years ago
I primarily edit in Premiere, but am brushing up on my Avid skills. Photoshop is a HUGE part of my workflow and the way it interacts with Premiere is great. I'm trying to get the same results in Avid.
Re: Avid and Photoshop files
by Glen Montgomery 7 years ago
You will not be able to get real time dynamic link like updates of changed files. But you can use batch import to update that file with the changes you have made in photoshop once you save. Editor Mot
Stop Motion Effect ?
by Dionne Knapp 7 years ago
My 11 year old likes takes my digital camera and takes a whole bunch of pictures of his Halo action figures; he moves them a little then takes a picture and repeats the process (stop animation, then h
Re: Stop Motion Effect ?
by Glen Montgomery 7 years ago
Awesome John, will have to try that as well. Editor Motion Graphics Artist, Denver CO http: coldpost.tv
how to add a film kind of a look
by ran fradis 7 years ago
hello if anybody know how do i give my timeline a film kine of look my staf was shot in 420dv and i want it to look like it was shoot in film camera someone told me to mixdown it in 2s:1 but it looks
Re: how to add a film kind of a look
by Glen Montgomery 7 years ago
go into the BCC effects, I think there is a film effect one or film process, something like that. Editor Motion Graphics Artist, Denver CO www.ColdPost.TV
Interview with Agustin Rexach
by Glen Montgomery 8 years ago
Hey all, I just wanted to share an interview I posted recently with creative editor Agustin Rexach about the client relations side of editorial. I am not trying to spam the cow with blog posts, but hi
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Richard Herd liked this 8 years ago
Focus
by Mike Cohen 8 years ago
How do you maintain focus In a world of distractions, assuming you are not in an edit session with a client or producer, but simply you in a room with a task. My office is a corner - I have a window w
Re: Focus
by Glen Montgomery 8 years ago
Here is a fun little app that can be helpful if you find yourself wondering off to random internet stuff, for me it is mostly twitter. You set it to run for an amount of time and then an alarm will so
Since when was the law written you had to upgrade to the latest?
by Jerry Hofmann 8 years ago
It wasn't. It's just that we as consumers have been told we have to have the latest or our self worth is diminished and we become "undesirables". And many seem to be swallowing that big fat lie. No NL
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Patrick Sheffield liked this 8 years ago
Re: Since when was the law written you had to upgrade to the latest?
by Aindreas Gallagher 8 years ago
just to keep us all open minded - holding an opinion different to one's own does not actually make the other party insane.. and also: calling editors with misgivings mentally challenged infants might
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Glen Montgomery liked this 8 years ago
Grammar of music videos?
by Jon Fidler 8 years ago
Hi Just a quick question. Nearly all videos I see seem to just cut on the snare drum accented beats and roughly go in time with the speed of the music, nothing seems to go in time with the vocal phras
Re: Grammar of music videos?
by Glen Montgomery 8 years ago
Funny you bring that up Mark, last night I was at a screening of David Fincher's Zodiac where they played some of his music videos and the MC brought up that exact point. Here is a link to one of them
Laptop
by Hugh Quinn 8 years ago
Hello folks - I edit with Adobe Premier and After Effects CS5. I'm looking to buy a laptop to edit on the road with, but have never purchased one before. I was hoping I could get some suggestions as t
Re: Laptop
by Glen Montgomery 8 years ago
Adam, I totally agree and wouldn't have made much of a fuss until I listened to the latest episode of The Terence and Philip Show podcast where they really go into the potential of Thunderpants (love
Audio out of sync when imported into FCP
by Ron Dawson 8 years ago
I posted previously of my issue with FCP where an XDCAM clip I transcoded from DSLR footage was getting out of sync in FCP. This is the audio contained within the clip itself (i.e. the audio captured
Re: Audio out of sync when imported into FCP
by Glen Montgomery 8 years ago
When transcoding the footage, did you set audio to 48KHz rather than 44KHz. I have heard of fcp audio drift from a couple reliable sources and they have attributed this as one fo the causes. Might be
What do they call you?
by Mark Suszko 8 years ago
I used to just shrug it off when people introducing me in work settings couldn't quite name my job and would describe me to the person being introduced as "video guy", "camera man", "the TV person", e
Re: What do they call you?
by Glen Montgomery 8 years ago
I always wanted to get "Editorial Ninja" printed on my business cards, but in seriousness I just say Video Editor. Editor Motion Graphics Artist www.GlenMontgomeryIII.com
I think I'm done
by Nick Griffin 8 years ago
I have now officially become disgusted with twenty-somethings and think I'm done giving them any consideration ever again. 1) Very talented art director wannabee whose work I was introduced to while j
Re: I think I'm done
by Glen Montgomery 8 years ago
Well I think the one voice missing from this threat is that of a 20 something (albeit in a couple years I'm out of the club). I won't take away anything said so far because I certainly have seen a maj
Color Correction
by olaf steel 8 years ago
Hi, I'm trying to color correct an entire timeline in Avid Media Composer 4. I know there is a way to make a new video track and add the color correction to that so every video track below is effected
Re: Color Correction
by Zach Cobb 8 years ago
From MC5 Help: Applying Color Corrections to an Entire Sequence You can apply a single color correction to an entire sequence by adding a video track above all other video tracks and selecting the Rec
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Glen Montgomery liked this 8 years ago
ProRes 422 (HQ)
by Bob Biestek 9 years ago
Does AE 7.0 support ProRes 422 (HQ) If not is there a download or plugin that I can get to bring my AE 7 up to speed Bob
Re: ProRes 422 (HQ)
by Glen Montgomery 9 years ago
Nice Dave! Thanks for the links. I will share away. Editor Motion Graphics Artist www.GlenMontgomeryIII.com
We need pre made projects...
by Noel Murphy 9 years ago
We need pre made projects. We produce educational materials for nonprofits and we'd really like to have a bunch of FX projects that we could play with and make into different things . Not much budget
Re: We need pre made projects...
by Glen Montgomery 9 years ago
I really hope the COW takes this post down. Utterly insulting. Editor Motion Graphics Artist www.GlenMontgomeryIII.com
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Digital signage content needed
by Rusty Fowler 9 years ago
Subcontractor needed on an ongoing basis. We are in start up with a dynamic digital signage network in a large market. Designer(s) needs to have the flexibility to work with clients that have differen
Re: Digital signage content needed
by Glen Montgomery 9 years ago
Hey Rusty, If you want to contact me at gmontgomery@curtisinc.com and check out our site at http: www.curtisinc.com I can get you in contact with the right people in our company who could help with co
Need advice..
by Joe Borelli 9 years ago
Greetings, A little bit about myself.. I've been doing video animation on a freelance basis since finishing film school in 2004. Right now, I'm living in San Diego and aside from a few freelance gigs
Re: Need advice..
by Glen Montgomery 9 years ago
Hey Joe, I was very much in the same position as you about 2 years ago. I struggled along the freelance route right out of school (which was not the best route as I had almost no connections and no ne
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