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Animated still image need MB - possible in DaVinci?
by Sascha Engel 2 weeks ago
Hi Everyone, I have following issue: I have an old B&W Photography of a house. I zoom in and tilt down (animate it) to create some movement in the still. Since it has a lot of lines in the image, the
Re: Animated still image need MB - possible in DaVinci?
by Glenn Sakatch 6 days ago
Im still on 14, so I dont use the fusion tab, i use fusion connect, and launch into the full fusion studio program..but either way, fusion can do motion blur on pretty much anything you put a move on.
Media offline shows up straight after importing files
by Adam Dorsz 2 weeks ago
Hi, I have about 50GB worth of footage that for some reason is showing up as 'media offline' as soon as I import it into Davinci. I have no idea why that is as I can import it into other software like
Re: Media offline shows up straight after importing files
by Glenn Sakatch 2 weeks ago
Sounds like your footage is a codec that Resolve doesn't understand, but Adobe does. You will have to transcode it to something Resolve likes. It likes lots of file types...but not everything. Glenn
Setup of Resolve 15
by Terence Christopher 2 weeks ago
I am new to Da Vinci Resolve. I initially downloaded and started using it. However now find that I have to use different drives to store the projects. This is causing headaches as I don't know where t
Re: Setup of Resolve 15
by Glenn Sakatch 2 weeks ago
You are over thinking it...Sometimes it is the simple approach....the "template" I am speaking of is a series of folders I made at the explorer level. Copy and paste the outside folder, and rename it.
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Ripple Delete keyboard shortcut not working on Windows machine
by Kenneth Maultsby 2 weeks ago
Just discover this problem while taking a training course. My Ripple Delete shortcut is not working. I did a mark in and a mark out on a section in the timeline and attempted to do a Ripple Delete whi
Re: Ripple Delete keyboard shortcut not working on Windows machine
by Glenn Sakatch 2 weeks ago
on my box it is just the delete key as opposed to the backspace key which is a non ripple delete. Glenn
Changing aspect ratio
by Duke Sweden 2 weeks ago
The first time I changed the aspect ration of my 3840x2160 clip to 2:39 aspect ratio it worked perfectly. I changed it in Master Settings, Timeline resolution. The clip when uploaded to youtube stretc
Re: Changing aspect ratio
by Glenn Sakatch 2 weeks ago
Have you tried setting your output scaling to resize with crop You are using a mismatched aspect ratio from your source, so i believe you have to crop you image. Glenn
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Release of 15.2.1
by Peter Chamberlain 3 weeks ago
We are pleased to announce the release of DaVinci Resolve 15.2.1. This is a no charge update to all existing customers and does not require a database update so is simple to download and install. http
Re: Release of 15.2.1
by Glenn Sakatch 3 weeks ago
I'm pretty sure the "does not require a database update" would be only if coming from 15.2.0 If you are going from 14 to 15 you are probably going to need to update the database. (after backing it up
Different resolution for Fusion clip and project settings inside Resolve 15
by Anmol Mishra 5 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 3 weeks ago
I'm afraid i don't use Resolve 15 yet. Too many large projects i'm trying to wrap up on 14, and i can't jump to 15 before it stabalizes, and i wrap up these jobs...so i don't use the fusion tab at all
How do I composite video within text or a logo?
by David Mills 4 weeks ago
Hi all, I have a logo graphic in .png format, and I'd like to composite video within that logo. I know it has to be some mask effect or something to do with alpha channels, but I'm more of a beginner
Re: How do I composite video within text or a logo?
by Glenn Sakatch 3 weeks ago
MC might not be the best way to try to do this, but the basic idea is there and do-able. Is your PNG keyable Can you put it on V2 with footage on V1, and see both items If so, click on the key setting
RELINK Issues
by Eric Santiago 4 weeks ago
I have a mess of a project with over a dozen 8TB USB 3 drives with RED 5K media. I have the original Avid picture lock sequence but using DNxHD as the codec. I have used RELINK in the past and I know
Re: RELINK Issues
by Glenn Sakatch 4 weeks ago
My first question is what information does avid show for the dnx version of the media. Clip name, reel name id and timecode. Then concentrate on 1 clip. Find the first clip in the show on the USB driv
Avid Perpetual License
by Nick Mars 3 months 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 months 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 3 months 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 months 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
Locate Clip to Corresponding Media File
by Maggie Brunner 3 months 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 3 months 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 months 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 3 months 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 months 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 3 months 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
Compositing on MC
by Neil Sinclair 4 months 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 4 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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
Stupid question: Why do I need an Ultrastudio?
by Robin King 9 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 9 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 9 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 11 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 10 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 11 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 11 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 2 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 2 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 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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
LTFS Mounting
by Jorge Bernal 5 years ago
Hi, I literrally just received and put together a brand new Quantum LTO-6 Tape drive. I am running on an iMac with Mountain Lion and using Sonnet Tech's Echo Express SE Thunderbolt chassis with an ATT
Re: LTFS Mounting
by Glenn Sakatch 5 years ago
Nevermind. Fell into the trap of trying the drivers that came with the device. Downloaded new drivers from the ATTO site, and all seems to be working. Wish companies would stop sending driver discs. T
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