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Keep Object Centered on Track Point
by Kimberly Gehl 2 years ago
I want to position my footage inside of a graphic but keep it centered on a track point. The tracking in DaVinci Resolve is great but I cannot figure out how to position it to get the footage to move
Re: Keep Object Centered on Track Point
by Glenn Sakatch 2 days ago
Fusions tracker should offer all the tools needed to stabalize and then un-stabalize the shot. After you track it, go to your operations tab and turn on stabilize. ( BG only ) Do what every effect you
Avid Perpetual License
by Nick Mars 5 days ago
Alright, so can anyone explain to me why the perpetual license is even an option from Avid anymore, other than to get extra money out of suckers like me I picked up the perpetual, thinking that it mad
Re: Avid Perpetual License
by Glenn Sakatch 3 days ago
I agree with Shane. Ask a group of Adobe users how many of them would prefer a perpetual license. I'll bet a lot would raise their hand. I still have CS6 on a laptop and will never give it up...as it
Avid option to: Relink to AMA file(s)...
by kevin brown 4 days ago
Please help, I was able to AMA link about 70 low res video files. After I completed the cut or sequence and before i transcode the timeline, I tried to AMA re-relink the low res files to the high res
Re: Avid option to: Relink to AMA file(s)...
by Glenn Sakatch 3 days ago
I haven't upgraded past 2018.5, but typically if I select a bin of offline links, and select the "relink to files" tab, yes it only asks for 1 file, but it will relink to all files in that folder If t
Nested timelines
by Anmol Mishra 1 week ago
Hi. I have clip in t1 timeline. I use a third party ofx filter on this clip in the colour page. I start a new timeline T2. If I place the t1 timeline as a layer in T2, the ofx filter is no longer acti
Re: Nested timelines
by Glenn Sakatch 1 week ago
I'm guessing you are adding the ofx effect as a timeline node, not a clip node. The clip nodes should show up in a new timeline if the original timeline is used as a source. A timeline color node will
Locate Clip to Corresponding Media File
by Maggie Brunner 2 weeks ago
Hi there, I know how to locate the mxf file in Finder of a clip I have in Avid, but I'm trying to do the reverse action. I have a few rogue MXF files on drive "A", which they should not be on. I canno
Re: Locate Clip to Corresponding Media File
by Glenn Sakatch 2 weeks ago
yes, probably renders. You can open the media tool, search for all projects on that drive, and all media types, and then you should be able to track them down via the name, and the icon will tell you
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Depth of field / focus with Photos?
by Michael Buday 3 weeks ago
I know I can do this in After Effects, but I'd love to avoid going back and forth between AE and AVID given the number of photos I need to manipulate as follows: I want to rotate photos and animate th
Re: Depth of field / focus with Photos?
by Glenn Sakatch 2 weeks ago
"Nothing fancy" and "depth of field and reacting to a light source" are two different concepts. I do this all the time in Fusion, which you can use as a plug in inside Avid. But you will have to learn
Converting MTS files to MOV
by kevin brown 3 weeks ago
Please Help!!! I Converted 70 mts files into several different codec of mov files ranging from H264 to DNxHD.mov file. Then took these high quality .mov files and convert them into low quality mov fil
Re: Converting MTS files to MOV
by Glenn Sakatch 2 weeks ago
If you want to take the high res down to low res, (and then back) you should transcode in either Avid or Resolve. Resolve will work, but i always recommend you do a round trip test first to make sure
Newbie question - sharing projects across platforms
by John Hong 4 weeks ago
Can you work on a project cross-platform Create a project on a Mac Resolve system, but continue working on it on a Windows Resolve system
Re: Newbie question - sharing projects across platforms
by Glenn Sakatch 3 weeks ago
use a shared database setup. I jump back and forth all the time for renders, and outputs on the mac, with shows created on Windows. Setting up your database properly will take some googleing, but the
Compositing on MC
by Neil Sinclair 4 weeks ago
What makes MC composite differently when there is an empty track in the composite Image 1 shows a comp on V3 with a luma key and animatte mask Image 2 is the same track moved down to V2 Any insights a
Re: Compositing on MC
by Glenn Sakatch 3 weeks ago
Been a while since doing this in MC, but i would assume you are filling your key with the track above...which in v2, is black. Glenn
Replace clip w/o affecting Symphony Color Correction
by Michael Buday 4 weeks ago
Is there a way to replace a clip on the timeline without removing Symphony color correction applied to it I know with nested effects I can drill down and replace the underlying native clip w o removin
Re: Replace clip w/o affecting Symphony Color Correction
by Glenn Sakatch 4 weeks ago
can you put the new clip on a new track, and copy the effect from bottom to top track Glenn
UHD Resolutions for Ingest
by Brad Stanger 4 weeks ago
Working on a series which the client wants to work in Ultra HD. Footage shot H.264 3840 x 2160 150 Mbit s. In a UHD project, what resolution should I ingest to keep as much info quality as possible LB
Re: UHD Resolutions for Ingest
by Glenn Sakatch 4 weeks ago
Unless you are going full res, which it sounds like you can't...then why bother "Client wants to work in UHD" why Are you pulling a bunch of keys ...then you might want highest res possible. If it is
Resolve 15 Fusion: displays linear gamma; how to understand this???
by Michael McCune 4 weeks ago
I understand that compositing, at which Fusion excels, is helped by doing its work in a linear gamma, not a 709 or log gamma. And color grading in log often is likewise preferred. But here is a workfl
Re: Resolve 15 Fusion: displays linear gamma; how to understand this???
by Glenn Sakatch 4 weeks ago
If you are exporting dpx media to Fusion, you can select the clip, go to its properties and bypass the color transformation. If you render out to dpx, the saver will automatically add a reverse transf
Simple? Premiere timeline into Avid with linked media?
by Larry Herbst 1 month ago
I've been asked to hand over a Premiere timeline to be reworked in Avid. According to several searches, it's easy -- export an AAF in Premiere, open it in Avid. Except no matter what settings I use fo
Re: Simple? Premiere timeline into Avid with linked media?
by Glenn Sakatch 1 month ago
This topic comes up all the time. Why should would it be easy You have two competing companies, using two competing products, why would 1 company make it easy to move their information to the other co
4k to HD path issues
by Glenn Sakatch 1 month ago
I'm having a bit of an issue with a 4k to hd conversion. -Program lives on my box in 4k with all the different camera raw clips. Full 45 broadcast show. -because of the length and complexity of the gr
Re: 4k to HD path issues
by Glenn Sakatch 1 month ago
It's not a cache issue... outputs are all set to ignore the cache. It does seem to be a flaw with the settings in the ofx plugin I'm using. Absolutely everthing else matches perfectly. I've rebuilt th
I know clip duration is here somewhere
by Richard Swearinger 1 month ago
When a trimmed clip is on on the timeline, how do I see out how long it is I know there must be a preference, or a hidden window, or a key command that tells me the length of a selected clip...right A
Re: I know clip duration is here somewhere
by Glenn Sakatch 1 month ago
I think if you "X" to mark the clip, the in out duration is displayed above the monitor....isn't it Glenn
Pressing Stop will not return to where I started playback
by Alexandros Chrysidis 1 month ago
Ok, very simple question. For Pro Tools users this is an option that you can turn on or off either by pressing the N key, or by selecting Preferences-- Operation -- Transport -- Timeline Insertion Pla
Re: Pressing Stop will not return to where I started playback
by Glenn Sakatch 1 month ago
I think that would drive me crazy...stopping at an issue, having the playhead jump back 20 mins in time, and then having to go look for the clip I wanted to stop on. Its actually one of the things abo
Different resolution for Fusion clip and project settings inside Resolve 15
by Anmol Mishra 2 months ago
Hi. I am trying to create a Resolve master timeline of 4096x2048. In these I want to place 2x 1080p clips - one on top and one on bottom. I want to apply warp transforms on these clips inside Fusion.
Re: Different resolution for Fusion clip and project settings inside Resolve 15
by Glenn Sakatch 2 months ago
I would either A: work in a 4096 space in Fusion, and during your node process, spit the clips into their two 1920 sizes, work on them, and recombine them into the 4096 for render. B: open the clips i
"Levels" in DaVinci Resolve
by Sam Hakes 2 months ago
There's an effect in After Effects and Photoshop called "Levels" Is there something comparable to this in Resolve We're shooting on a white backdrop and want to clip it to pure white. In Photoshop In
Re: "Levels" in DaVinci Resolve
by Glenn Sakatch 2 months ago
With levels you are adjusting your blacks, mids and highlights. Same as just about every corrector in the world. Although the UI might look different, you can do the same thing in several ways in reso
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Stupid question: Why do I need an Ultrastudio?
by Robin King 6 months ago
I feel like an idiot for asking this and I'm usually pretty smart, but for some reason I just can't figure out what a BMD Ultrastudio actually does ! The blurb talks about being able to play out vario
Re: Stupid question: Why do I need an Ultrastudio?
by Glenn Sakatch 6 months ago
You might not NEED one...but they do serve a purpose. First caveat...you work in Premiere. I don't know how premiere handles I O...I don't use Premiere. If you worked in Avid or Resolve, or I would as
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4K (and beyond) workflow for sports shooting
by Kevin Duffey 1 year ago
Hi, I am my kids soccer teams videographer. One of the things that has gotten to be pretty important for kids trying to work towards scholarships is video highlight reels. To make these, we need lots
Re: 4K (and beyond) workflow for sports shooting
by Glenn Sakatch 7 months ago
Bit late to the party, and curious to know how your system worked. Did anyone contribute to your costs Trying to pick and pull all the good bits would take me hours and would end up with probably at l
Fusion 8: rendering cuts the project
by Tom Knight 8 months ago
Fusion 8: I have a project with 500 frames and 25 fps. When I render it in the Saver node (Output Format QicktimeMovies, Compression Animtion), the playhead while rendering reaches a speed of more tha
Re: Fusion 8: rendering cuts the project
by Glenn Sakatch 7 months ago
Glad its working, but I don't think that was the problem. Animation is just a codec...same as H.264 or ProRes. Shouldn't matter if anything was actually "animating" during your flow. Just one of those
Should i split up my hard drive purchases
by Glenn Sakatch 9 months ago
Getting ready to populate an 8 bay Qnap. Looking at either WD gold or Red Pro drives. Is it worth it for me to buy these in batches from different outlets 8 different purchases....2x4 different purcha
Re: Should i split up my hard drive purchases
by Glenn Sakatch 9 months ago
Thanks Bob Glenn
NAS / DAS or SAN for Small Studio
by Armando Jones 2 years ago
Hello all, This question might come up a few times in different variations so please excuse that but here we go. So i m setting up a small production outfit, the main viewing editing bays will be spli
Re: NAS / DAS or SAN for Small Studio
by Glenn Sakatch 9 months ago
actually it looks like the non thunderbolt version is also non 10g without buying a separate card anyway, which puts the price up to the thunderbolt version. Glenn
DeckLink Mini Monitor, audio but no Video
by Joe Murray 11 months ago
Hi I'm climbing the walls here my new DeckLink Mini Monitor has audio but no Video. I'm reinstalled the softwear several time. Tried it in different PCIe slots. Tried different HDMI cable and inputs o
Re: DeckLink Mini Monitor, audio but no Video
by Glenn Sakatch 11 months ago
check if you are working at 23.976 p or 23.976 psf. Depending on the interface, and where you are calling up the setting, this could trip you up. Glenn
Fusion 9: cannot save a composition: recognized problem???
by Michael McCune 1 year ago
Fusion 9 here does not seem to want to save compositions, though otherwise seems to operate normally. Uninstalled, reinstalled, verified drives and Preferences Path names: but no joy. Renders and Save
Re: Fusion 9: cannot save a composition: recognized problem???
by Glenn Sakatch 1 year ago
Did you uninstall fusion 8 I had a few issues with 9, (saving was one of them) Then realized that both 8 and 9 were on the system. Uninstalled 8 and 9, deleted all the user items (as per another post
Playback isn't smooth and can't figure out best export setting
by Terry Leahy 1 year ago
Hi Y'all! I recently switched from Mac back to Windows so I could get 8GB of GPU where my iMac had only 2GB. 3.7 GHz processor and 8 gb of Ram (upgrading shortly). So on paper it should be much better
Re: Playback isn't smooth and can't figure out best export setting
by Glenn Sakatch 1 year ago
While 8 gbs of GPU should help out, you are still not really sitting on a build made for 4k...especially 4k Raw. The type of 4k will have a huge effect on playback. (R3ds vs mxf) Hard drive speed is a
Is fusion the right tool to do this? Put moving animal into new background scene.
by Larry Watts 1 year ago
I need to cut out a bear from some footage and composite it into another setting. 1. The camera is panning with the bear. 2. The new setting will be snow while the original is on grass 3. Need to remo
Re: Is fusion the right tool to do this? Put moving animal into new background scene.
by Glenn Sakatch 1 year ago
Fusion should be able to do it, but be warned, it sounds like you are in for some heavy duty rotoscoping to remove the bear from the original scene and comp it into the new bg. Depending on how much g
First timer newbie node question
by marc whitt 1 year ago
Hello.. So brand brand new to Fusion. Just cracked the software did a few tutorials on YT. Just trying to wrap my head around nodes. On this messing around attempt I wanted to add a swirling mist over
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Re: First timer newbie node question
by Glenn Sakatch 1 year ago
One of the first things anyone who is learning Fusion needs to learn is the color coding of the triangle inputs. It seems very simple now (years later) but I do remember my first few runs in fusion no
How much to charge
by Hugo Rodriguez 1 year ago
Hello, Creative Cows... I have the following situation: I have been asked for an estimate to shot several videos for a new restaurant. 5 of those videos are in the style of those fast paced social med
Re: How much to charge
by Glenn Sakatch 1 year ago
Nobody is going to tell you what to charge. (Nobody should either) This is a business that you run. What are your costs What is your day rate What is your experience How much time are you budgeting to
News: Avid Releases New, Enhanced Versions of Popular Editing Tools for Powering Faster, More Efficient Production Workflows
by Cow News Droid 2 years ago
New versions of PhraseFind and ScriptSync options for Avid Media Composer give video editing professionals new levels of production creativity and workflow efficiency (Burlington, MA--February 22, 201
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Re: News: Avid Releases New, Enhanced Versions of Popular Editing Tools for Powering Faster, More Efficient Production Workflows
by Glenn Sakatch 2 years ago
I love how one of the biggest updates to Avid in years, is not covered by our yearly maintanence payments. Well done Avid! Glenn
order of hookup for 10 g
by Glenn Sakatch 2 years ago
I'm trying to understand the order of how components can be hooked together in a 10g situation (just 2 computers) and at what point adding a device to the mix becomes a "time for a switch and server"
Re: order of hookup for 10 g
by Glenn Sakatch 2 years ago
Thanks for all that Bob, i know it was a bit of a mess of questions. I think the qnap will be my solution. I hadn't heard of Indistore, i'll have to look into that. Like i said, its just me, and i don
Does Fusion do multi-camera projection mapping?
by Blase Theodore 2 years ago
Googled the heck out of this, and couldn't find a good answer. I'm considering switching over to Fusion because of its Resolve connectivity, but I need to ensure a critical feature before I do: In nuk
Re: Does Fusion do multi-camera projection mapping?
by Glenn Sakatch 2 years ago
I guess it depends on your tree build. AFAIK, you can only have 1 projection source linked to any projection camera, but i see no reason you can't combine shots together further down the pipeline. If
Exporting tracking data from a PC to a Mac. (ANSWERED)
by Jim Miller 2 years ago
I have Syntheyes Intro installed on a Windows 7 machine, and Blender and After Effects installed on a Mac. I read on the Syntheyes Home page that tracking data can be exported to different systems and
Re: Exporting tracking data from a PC to a Mac. (ANSWERED)
by Glenn Sakatch 2 years ago
Check your license agreement, you may be able to install in on both machines, under 1 license. There is a section on 1 owner, two machines, and the situation in which you can have it on both machines.
Controlling spotlights color with an input?
by Judd Albrecht 2 years ago
I'm looking to control the color of a spotlight dynamically. I want to use a solid color, let say red and plug that into the spot light so if I change the color of the solid to blue the spotlights col
Re: Controlling spotlights color with an input?
by Glenn Sakatch 2 years ago
Total half ass'd answer, cause i can't really tell you how to do it, but i recently saw an old eyeon tutorial where Eric mapped (with an expression) the rgb value from one item onto a second item. (i
Thoughts on Fusion from Blackmagic Design
by Ryan Schwalm 2 years ago
Hi everyone, was curious to hear about what Blackmagic Design Fusion is like and how it holds up to applications like After Effects. Have only every had experience working with AE but have been using
Re: Thoughts on Fusion from Blackmagic Design
by Glenn Sakatch 2 years ago
Fusion is an excellent program. It has a track record that goes back much further than Blackmagic buying and selling it. If you are coming from AE, be prepared for a bit of a learning curve. It has a
Premiere to Resolve, incorrect timecodes.
by Glenn Sakatch 2 years ago
(This is a cross post from Resolve, hoping someone in Premiere land has some ideas) I am an Avid editor, and do a ton of back and forth from Avid to Resolve. My workflow is solid. I own Premiere Pro C
Re: Premiere to Resolve, incorrect timecodes.
by Glenn Sakatch 2 years ago
I haven't. That's a good idea. Might be the easiest way to see what numbers are being spit out. Glenn
Need to lengthen a clip in the middle of video without cutting or trimming time of other clips, how do I do this?
by Krista Hoffmaster 3 years ago
I am new to Premiere Pro CS6 and I need to lengthen a clip in the middle of my video. I am not a pro yet, so I was wondering if there was a tool that would do this without trimming the time of the oth
Re: Need to lengthen a clip in the middle of video without cutting or trimming time of other clips, how do I do this?
by Glenn Sakatch 2 years ago
Sure, take a simple editing function question and turn it into a sales pitch!!! Glenn
how to create beer foam in after effects
by Himanshu Sood 3 years ago
i want to create similar effects in side of After effects, link is following https: play.google.com store apps details id=com.hottrix.ibeerfree&hl=en i will really appreciate if you guys help
Re: how to create beer foam in after effects
by Glenn Sakatch 3 years ago
might be my favourite post of all time! Glenn
Basic BM Conversion Set-up Going 23.98 > 59.94
by Joshua Martelli 3 years ago
Hey guys, In a nutshell I'm looking for some help advice on a basic standards conversion set-up. We shoot RED 23.98 and edit Premiere almost exclusively and most of our delivery is to web. However we'
Re: Basic BM Conversion Set-up Going 23.98 > 59.94
by Glenn Sakatch 3 years ago
I can't speak to the workflow in Premiere, but typically when I cut for broadcast (in Avid), you cut your 23.98 sequence, and create a master file of that. In todays world you should have a 23.98 mast
Re: No pay! K-pop inspired group looking for video editor
by Glenn Sakatch 3 years ago
Hi Callie, your project sounds quite interesting to me. I understand you have no funds for an editor, and I certainly couldn't commit full time to your project, but I would love to help out with a cou
Non used audio tracks with Hyper Deck Studio.....
by Ted Snow 3 years ago
I recently did a 3 camera shoot using an ATEM television studio unit. Our audio (wireless mics, etc.) Went into a Behringer Euro Rack line mixer then into a Behringer Ultra Match Pro converter and fro
Re: Non used audio tracks with Hyper Deck Studio.....
by Glenn Sakatch 3 years ago
I don't think so. Been fighting with this for a few years now. I've tried opening the quicktime in a third party program and deleting the audio tracks, but it still comes into my box with all the orig
Blackmagic Intensity and Kona LH in same Mac?
by Rich Rubasch 4 years ago
Can you run a Kona LH and an Intensity 4k in the same MacPro tower Do you have to uninstall the control panel drivers of one to run the other Anyone doing this Rich Rubasch Tilt Media Inc. Video Produ
Re: Blackmagic Intensity and Kona LH in same Mac?
by Glenn Sakatch 4 years ago
not quite the same, but I'm doing it on a PC Glenn
Real-time remote video editing with BMD Intensity Pro?
by Jonathan Hensley 4 years ago
I don't think there is a way to do this, but this would be an awesome feature if BMD would implement it in their drivers. Someone please tell me though if there is a way to do this. I use a service ca
Re: Real-time remote video editing with BMD Intensity Pro?
by Glenn Sakatch 4 years ago
Here is a discussion about my setup from a couple of weeks ago. I'm sure it could be modified for different hardware, but using the same box to edit and stream on would be difficult as you are going t
New Thunderbolt Add-on option for Hp Z820
by Dave Helmly 5 years ago
Just a heads up that HP finally announced their Z820 Thunderbolt add-on board. I've been testing it for a while and it works as expected. I tested the new Zbook Workstation Laptop with Thunderbolt alo
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Re: New Thunderbolt Add-on option for Hp Z820
by Glenn Sakatch 4 years ago
Hi Dave, i'm having trouble finding much info on this, hoping you might be able to help. I'm stuck trying to get this card to work. I get the thunderbolt icon in the bottom right corner, id'ing my dri
HyperDeck Studio TimeCode issues with Premier CC
by Jud Archer 5 years ago
I need to lay off from a Premier timeline to the HyperDeck Studio Pro 2 with matching time-code from the Premier timeline. In other words the old fashion "crash record" and "jam sync " time-code to in
Re: HyperDeck Studio TimeCode issues with Premier CC
by Glenn Sakatch 4 years ago
I don't know about premiere, but i'm pretty sure the only way you will get timecode out of Avid is with an XLR cable, and a Nitris box. Glenn
Video capture onto MacBook Pro
by Miguel Sotto 5 years ago
I have a Blackmagic pocket cinema camera and I want to record the prores (or maybe even raw) video stream onto a MacBook Pro 15inch with a 2.6 GHz quad core intel i7 with 16gb of ram and 1tb of PCIe b
Re: Video capture onto MacBook Pro
by Glenn Sakatch 5 years ago
First order of business will probably be to buy an HDMI I O device. Intesity shuttle I don't use the device, and i don't typically capture through Resolve (if that is what you are thinking) so i can't
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