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What bit depth does Avid use internally? Does timeline video quality affect it?
by Juan Juig 1 month ago
When you are adding effects and colour correction to clips, does Avid process them in 32bit floating point like Davinci Resolve, or does it use a different internal picture bit depth processing 16bit
Re: What bit depth does Avid use internally? Does timeline video quality affect it?
by Glenn Sakatch 1 month ago
Very easy to test. Set your timeliness picture quality to the lowest possible setting, and do an output or mix down. View your output outside of Avid, and it should look fine. Change your settings to
No sound playback from MC on PC
by Mike M√ľnch 1 month ago
Hey guys, I'm using Avid MC 2020.4 on a PC. I have a black magic 4k intensity card for an external Monitor and a USB-C Scarlett 2i2 device for the audio output. All software that I'm using (ProTools,
Re: No sound playback from MC on PC
by Glenn Sakatch 1 month ago
Audio sync can become an issue when you try splitting the audio path from the video path Glenn
Vortex effect clipping Text
by Tom Galli 1 month ago
Aloha all! I'm just noodling (nodeling ) around in Fusion, learning the ropes and such. I want to make an animated title where a rainbow washes across the screen like a wave, revealing the text as it
Re: Vortex effect clipping Text
by Glenn Sakatch 1 month ago
Just a guess, but there is probably a setting...going to guess on the vortex node, where you can define frame clipping. It usually defaults to frame or something like that, you want it set to none. No
Tentacle sync, Avid, premiere, protools
by Glenn Sakatch 2 months ago
I am trying to workout a workflow for audio using Tentacle sync, creating proxies, either in Resolve or Avid, sending to editors in another city (who are cutting on Premiere) and eventually coming bac
Re: Tentacle sync, Avid, premiere, protools
by Glenn Sakatch 1 month ago
In the end, it turned out Resolve was reading the timecode with a 1 frame offset, which it appears can only be adjusted on a clip by clip basis. Obviously the tc being out by a frame could be a disast
Jump from Avid to Resolve 16?
by Jed Cahill 2 months ago
Interested in anyone here who has transferred from Avid to Resolve, I know Avid is a beast but a few issues lately have got me looking. Serious question good bad and ugly, while trying to play with it
Re: Jump from Avid to Resolve 16?
by Glenn Sakatch 2 months ago
If you want to use Resolves tool set, you are going to have to allow it to render the footage out, unless you are doing very basic color, and a cdl would suffice for you. Thats just the way it is. If
How To Sync Audio and Video Clips one by one Using Avid Media Composer 6
by laura jones 2 months ago
Hi Everyone im editing a project using Avid Media Composer 6 and want to know How to sync my audio and video clips one by one using the software. Here's what i've done so far after digitalising the fo
Re: How To Sync Audio and Video Clips one by one Using Avid Media Composer 6
by Glenn Sakatch 2 months ago
It sounds to me like the clips are not syncing maybe the common spot,( time code, in point, what ever you used) was incorrect, so the audio is not lining up with the video...so it is playing back a se
Avoiding duplicate frames
by Ben Pokorny 2 months ago
First post on here. So I'm working on coloring about 21 edits, each with a lot of the same shots, but slightly different heads and tails, is there any way, either on import of the EDLs or with the tim
Re: Avoiding duplicate frames
by Glenn Sakatch 2 months ago
there is a way of coloring on tops and tails as you go. You can also turn on a function to automatically grade a shot if it is used more than once in a time line...so you could build a timeline with a
Subtitles not showing up
by Sean Lennon 2 months ago
Hi, I've tried to hardcode srt subtitles that came with a video into the video, I've tried Handbrake, checked burn in etc but when I play the video in resolve it, they wont show up. Any idea why this
Re: Subtitles not showing up
by Glenn Sakatch 2 months ago
Sounds like a handbrake issue, not a resolve issue. If they are burnt into the video, it doesn't matter what program you try to play them back in, they should show up. (I'm assuming by "burn in" you m
DNxHR HQX not playing back
by Guy Handelman 2 months ago
I'm having trouble playing back footage in a timeline. The footage "stutters" while the audio plays at normal speed. The clips are imported at DNxHR HQX (3840x2160) at 23.98 fps. The project settings
Re: DNxHR HQX not playing back
by Glenn Sakatch 2 months ago
might want to try a different usb port. Maybe one on the back of the machine as opposed to a front panel port. Glenn
DNxHR with Alpha not working
by Clay Coleman 2 months ago
Hi, I'm working in Resolve and have exported keyed clips to DNxHR 12Bit with Alpha PreMult for finishing in AVID. When I check the exported clips by re-importing them into Resolve, everything works as
Re: DNxHR with Alpha not working
by Glenn Sakatch 2 months ago
Your import or link options in Avid have to be specifically set to include the alpha channel. (Usually reversed alpha, if made with common workflows) Glenn
Jump cut reduction with musical instrument vid
by Ray Butler 2 months ago
Has anyone tried this on eliminating a jump cut for a solo musician s hands E.g. Closeup of pianist hands. Artist deliberately stops at a point in music where there is a sustain note, w hands freeze.
Re: Jump cut reduction with musical instrument vid
by Glenn Sakatch 2 months ago
very unlikely just a freeze and a cut would disguise it...depending on the attention of your audience i suppose. Pretty much everyone here would spot it immediately. Its amazing how much an incredibly
Where can I download Mojave?
by Harry Bromley-Davenport 3 months ago
I have a MacPro 4,1 (mid 2009) converted to a MacPro 5,1 (mid 2010) and want to run Resolve. At the moment, running Resolve under High Sierra, I am having crashes with 4k. It says that now the minimum
Re: Where can I download Mojave?
by Glenn Sakatch 3 months ago
have you tried a google search 4th item down from macworld when i did a search was "how to download old os versions" Glenn
Failure to import Black Magic Raw from avid media Composer to Davinci resolve
by Elias Magnusson Astrom 3 months ago
Hello! I work on a Television series, where we have filmed on braw 4k(4096X2304 ) 16bit, 2 cam. We have made proxies (DXNHD35) in Davinci Resolve, with name prefixes, and imported them into avid media
Re: Failure to import Black Magic Raw from avid media Composer to Davinci resolve
by Glenn Sakatch 3 months ago
If your proxys weren't created properly in the first place, there is no easy solution. I personally would go back to Avid, link in the camera raw, and start looking for some pieces of info I could lin
Adobe Premiere Pro vs. Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve - Intuitiveness/Ease of Use
by Filip Stillerska 3 months ago
Which one of Premiere and DaVinci is more intuitive and has a more user-friendly interface Is it true that DaVinci has a very steep learning curve and is harder to comprehend I tried switching from Ci
Re: Adobe Premiere Pro vs. Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve - Intuitiveness/Ease of Use
by Glenn Sakatch 3 months ago
All a question like this does is open a can of opinionated worms. Both programs will have different fans, and different haters. Both have the ability to try them for free....so try them both and come
Home Editsuite Media management and backup
by Roy Gilbert 4 months ago
I'm about to start a pretty media intensive broadcast project from home, and I need to get a system in place to ensure I can keep working no matter what. I am thinking of two 8TB drives inside the PC
Re: Home Editsuite Media management and backup
by Glenn Sakatch 4 months ago
There are also plenty of back up programs out there that will do nightly backups of "new" media . Set it once and forget about it. Glenn
Working from home
by Oliver Peters 6 months ago
FCPco offers some pointers https: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 2248-remote-working-learning-a-list-of-resources-to-help-with-corona-virus-social-distancing - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.c
Re: Working from home
by Glenn Sakatch 6 months ago
"HighTail has a review function. Their 1 TB storage plan is reasonably priced, IMO. They have a 25GB per transfer limit, which is higher than all the file transfer services I looked at." I pay for sma
Status Fusion 16 Studio ???
by Michael McCune 10 months ago
This forum seems to have no meaningful activity. Is Fusion 16 on life support But some people are able to work with it. Right I used Resolve Studio 16 license to install Fusion Studio 16 as Fusion in
Re: Status Fusion 16 Studio ???
by Glenn Sakatch 7 months ago
I would look at the type of tiff you are trying. what type of compression. What bit rate. I use tiffs in Fusion all the time as well, so it is probably coming down to a tiff format option, as not all
NOW DO YOU ORGANIZE FOLDERS INSIDE NAS? please write your way to do it
by Marco Mircoli 10 months ago
Hello, in a near future we will have a NAS for shared storage. We normally use these software: protools HD premiere after effects nukex resolve now, in the local drive storage, there is a STORAGE main
Re: NOW DO YOU ORGANIZE FOLDERS INSIDE NAS? please write your way to do it
by Glenn Sakatch 8 months ago
My folders have always been organized by projects, not by software. Since many projects will cross over many pieces of software, it becomes ugly passing items around. Based on projects, anyone knows w
installing a qnap switch setup question
by Glenn Sakatch 8 months ago
I'm looking at adding a 10g qnap switch to the system. (currently runing 3 boxes, but only 2 have 10 access) In this article https: www.qnap.com en-us how-to tutorial article how-to-host-a-multi-user-
Re: installing a qnap switch setup question
by Glenn Sakatch 8 months ago
Excellent information as always. Thanks Glenn
News: Sonnet Announces eGFX Breakaway Box 650 Performance Bundles Promotion
by Cow News Droid 1 year ago
(Irvine, CA--August 29, 2019) Sonnet Technologies today announced eGFX Breakaway Box 650 + AMD Radeon Pro WX 9100 and eGFX Breakaway Box 650 + Radeon Pro WX 8200 Performance Bundles. Until Sept. 30, c
Re: News: Sonnet Announces eGFX Breakaway Box 650 Performance Bundles Promotion
by Glenn Sakatch 1 year ago
Perhaps they are *sorry* Outta touch Glenn
Stupid question: Why do I need an Ultrastudio?
by Robin King 2 years 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 2 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years ago
Thanks Bob Glenn
NAS / DAS or SAN for Small Studio
by Armando Jones 4 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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
Thoughts on Fusion from Blackmagic Design
by Ryan Schwalm 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 5 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 4 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 5 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 5 years ago
might be my favourite post of all time! Glenn
Basic BM Conversion Set-up Going 23.98 > 59.94
by Joshua Martelli 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 7 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 6 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 6 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 6 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
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