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What to do when fades and dissolves are baked?
by Geoff Johnston 2 days ago
To start off, let me just point out that I'm not doing online editing, there is no specific workflow, this is just a one off case. My colleague needs me to grade his short film last minute. He's finis
Re: What to do when fades and dissolves are baked?
by Glenn Sakatch 1 day ago
Typically you would colour each side of the dissolve independently and add you own dissolve inbetween...matching the speed and position of the original dissolve. Glenn
Replace Footage with transcoded EXR sequence
by Rune Månsson 1 week ago
Hi guys I'm new to Resolve and I'm trying to get the hang of conforming and transcoding footage. I have a final edit and I have "Embedding in source clip file" switched on in "Project Settings - Gener
Re: Replace Footage with transcoded EXR sequence
by Glenn Sakatch 1 week ago
The first thing to check when a relink to a timeline won't work is whether your timeline clips have the conform lock turned on. Default for an imported timeline is to lock. Try selecting all clips on
is Primatte keyer included in DaVinci Resolve Studio 16?
by ido shor 2 weeks ago
Heya fello wizs, I've been trying to figure it out before I buy it, but it's not really clear. is Primatte keyer included in DaVinci Resolve Studio 16 I see it's not in the free version, but is it in
Re: is Primatte keyer included in DaVinci Resolve Studio 16?
by Glenn Sakatch 2 weeks ago
You do have to buy the dongle version, not the software activation version. Fusion still requires an actual dongle. Be sure when making your purchase Glenn
DPX only importing the first 99 frames
by Ricky Milling 2 weeks ago
Hi all, im adding a lot of VFX shots (normal alpha) for a film and most of them are coming in fine, however ive noticed that some are being cut off at the 99 frame mark rather than the full amount, in
Re: DPX only importing the first 99 frames
by Glenn Sakatch 2 weeks ago
Yes you might want to run them through a batch numbering process to add some leading 0's so that all files have the same number of digits. file_000099.dpx file_000100.dpx vs file99.dpx file100.dpx Gle
Davinci is pointing media offline, but they are there! Don't find them!
by Márcio Nascimento 3 weeks ago
Hello guys! I have an offline media issue with Davinci Resolve. I synchronized the files in Plural Eyes 3.5 and exported it to Final Cut Pro 7 XML. In Davinci Resolve, I imported an XML timeline. OK,
Re: Davinci is pointing media offline, but they are there! Don't find them!
by Glenn Sakatch 3 weeks ago
are the 6d files the same frame rate that you edited at, or was a frame rate conversion being done during the edit Glenn
Sequence Failure
by Chip Hess 4 weeks ago
iMac late 2014 32GB RAM High Sierra MC 8.5.3 I am suddenly unable to open a sequence created on Monday,on my work PC system. I brought media and project home. Today, opening it on my home system cause
Re: Sequence Failure
by Glenn Sakatch 3 weeks ago
Nice one! Glenn
Offline to online FrameFlex issue
by Lena Gregorian 4 weeks ago
Hello all, I've edited a short film, in a proxy workflow. Linked to AMA - Transcoded to lower resolution- adjusted FrameFlex to pillarbox letterbox and corrected the LUT color, like this (image 1, low
Re: Offline to online FrameFlex issue
by Glenn Sakatch 3 weeks ago
I'm not sure refresh will work, if it doesn't there is a function to update the sequence. Within that function you can select items such as frame flex and color adjustment done to the source clip. I b
Relinking to backup drive?
by Stephen Bodossian 1 month ago
Hello! I finished an offline edit, but the hard drive containing the 4k footage I linked into Avid malfunctioned. I have a backup hard drive with all the 4k footage, but I can't figure out how to reli
Re: Relinking to backup drive?
by Glenn Sakatch 1 month ago
Ok, so get them online. Do what I wrote in the first post. Treat this like you have a brand new drive you want to link to. Create a bin, and link to the files using the source browser. Once those are
Displaying Segment & Trim buttons
by Nick Griffin 1 month ago
Please forgive me, but DAY ONE with 2019.80 MC. My timeline is NOT displaying the segment and trim buttons shown in the tutorial. HOW and WHERE do I find these so they can display in the toolbar atop
Re: Displaying Segment & Trim buttons
by Glenn Sakatch 1 month ago
I think you just add it with the command pallate and put it anywhere you want Glenn
Added codec support
by Oliver Peters 1 month ago
Avid will now support ProRes RAW in Media Composer. The Blackmagic RAW 1.5 update adds BMD RAW support. ProRes support has been added for Windows. Also Apple will continue support of DNxHD DNxHR in ma
Re: Added codec support
by Glenn Sakatch 1 month ago
Finally. Just in the middle of testing a dual boot win Mac build...might stop right there and tweak for Windows. Yes BM...your turn now. Glenn
News: Sonnet Announces eGFX Breakaway Box 650 Performance Bundles Promotion
by Cow News Droid 2 months 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 month ago
Perhaps they are *sorry* Outta touch Glenn
DR 15 jagged edges in video on Source and Timeline monitor.
by Kenneth Maultsby 2 months ago
Hello everyone I have noticed an issue which I didn t pick up at first but, now I see it. I attended an Air Show a few weeks ago and shot it in 4K. I noticed that in the Source monitor and the timelin
Re: DR 15 jagged edges in video on Source and Timeline monitor.
by Glenn Sakatch 1 month ago
Can you postan image of what you are seeing Jagged can mean interlaced...Or low res proxy...be nice to see an example Glenn
Avid wont export
by Aaron Silva 1 month ago
Working with Avid on a new computer, and I've never exported on this machine before today. Selected my in and out, selected the project, then went file output Export to file, just like I've always don
Re: Avid wont export
by Glenn Sakatch 1 month ago
What version of Avid I've had this happen on the 2019 flavour. Sometimes it takes a few file exports to get it to come up. I think the problem sometimes us that the window is not coming to the front,
Resolve 16 very slow with a "good" PC
by Matteo Proromo 2 months ago
Hello, I'm using DaVinci Resolve Studio 16.0.0.060 (the latest stable version of 16) on a Windows 10 machine (OS version 1903, OS Build 18362.295). The files I work with are UHD 60fps BRAW clips with
Re: Resolve 16 very slow with a "good" PC
by Glenn Sakatch 2 months ago
the raid will multply your throughput. I'm not an engineer, but the more drives involved, the better the throughput. I get true 10g read speads with my Qnap which has 8 drives in it. As Bob Zelin will
Relinking master clips
by Aaron Silva 2 months ago
I recently switched PCs while halfway through a project, and I need to relink my imported files to the source clips. Unfortunately, my old storage device has become corrupted, so I'm missing the MXF f
Re: Relinking master clips
by Glenn Sakatch 2 months ago
The mxfs will not affect your relinking ability. The information Avid is looking for is there, whether the actual media is online or not. I'm assuming the transcoded were done in Avid, so am assuming
Problems re-linking Proxy timeline with original BRaw Files
by Sascha Engel 2 months ago
Hi, I have some very annoying issue: Editing currently a documentary, shot with GH5 & the BMPCC4K. For the editing on the AVID system we created Proxy files of both cameras' rushes. In our usual workf
Re: Problems re-linking Proxy timeline with original BRaw Files
by Glenn Sakatch 2 months ago
Double check that frame rates weren't converted in one of the programs. Never used Braw, but that is a common problem as well when going amongst programs with other clips. Glenn
Movement with Keying in 15b Mac
by Ted Irving 3 months ago
The background moves with the person, or object, that is keying over the background. How can we get this set to not move the background but just the person object being keyed Ted Irving ENG Cinematogr
Re: Movement with Keying in 15b Mac
by Glenn Sakatch 2 months ago
Ok, just to clarify, the background isn't really moving with the person. The background is totally static, what is happening is your key is cropping out the background. As you expand your key frame, y
Copy clip burn-in attribute and paste to another clip - not possible?
by Alex Golo 2 months ago
Hi, I have several clip with different burn-in custom text. I want to copy the same parameters to another clip but change the text later manually. I wanted to find a way to quickly copy burn-in attrib
Re: Copy clip burn-in attribute and paste to another clip - not possible?
by Glenn Sakatch 2 months ago
Well you can certainly save them as a preset, and then manually change the custom text each time you call up the preset...depends if you are trying to batch things, or have different text for each cli
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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 years ago
Thanks Bob Glenn
NAS / DAS or SAN for Small Studio
by Armando Jones 3 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 4 years ago
might be my favourite post of all time! Glenn
Basic BM Conversion Set-up Going 23.98 > 59.94
by Joshua Martelli 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 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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