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"Media Offline" on latest project on Home page
by Duke Sweden 23 hours ago
For some reason, on my latest "project", on the homepage instead of showing a thumbnail it has a red field with "Media Offline". I can open the project and all of my files are there, no problems. Did
Re: "Media Offline" on latest project on Home page
by Glenn Sakatch 12 hours ago
I think it is in the edit page..right click on a thumbnail and there is an option to rebuild all thumbnails Glenn
Face in perfect focus but glasses "oversharpened"
by Duke Sweden 1 week ago
I shot one of the few videos where I'm in perfect focus (in V Log). When I open the clip in Resolve everything is perfectly focused with no sharpening necessary but my glasses appear "oversharpened" (
Re: Face in perfect focus but glasses "oversharpened"
by Glenn Sakatch 3 days ago
I must be missing something. How does taking a picture of an uncalibrated monitor with a DSLR make it a calibrated monitor Lets say my monitor is too cool...what is the DSLR going to do Glenn
Selecting multiple unlink video and audio
by Winson Ho 3 days ago
Hi DaVinci Resolve users, I've got a timeline with multi video and audio layers. I would like to selectively select both video and audio across a 2 hour long timeline (raw edits) I've moved those vide
Re: Selecting multiple unlink video and audio
by Glenn Sakatch 3 days ago
A couple of options come to mind. 1- lock the other tracks. Select everything, but only the unlocked tracks will move around. Assuming you are trying to move tracks 2-right click in the left side wher
C300 MK II Transcode Video Glitches and Artifacting
by Carson Garriott 6 days ago
I've been working with C300 MK II's on a large project and every time that I transcode a large batch of footage, I get these video glitches artifacting that last for about 1-3 frames on varying camera
Re: C300 MK II Transcode Video Glitches and Artifacting
by Glenn Sakatch 5 days ago
Could be some sort of memory issue with Avid your computer. Trying to do too much too fast...although I'm pretty sure batch transcodes still only do 1 clip at a time, just in succession, not multiple
source browser links but doesn't import
by Per Scaffidi 7 days ago
Hi -- received a hard drive containing about 50 folders organized by the producer, from different camera cards. I'd like to keep the folders as is. The source browser allows me to link to these folder
Re: source browser links but doesn't import
by Glenn Sakatch 6 days ago
And if you tell each clip to transcode in the background, you can go through each folder, tell it to start transcoding, and move onto the next folder without having to wait for the first to finish. In
AMA-Transcode Challenges: Color/Luma banding and fixing
by Ed Torr 1 week ago
Here's our situation: We're looking at multiple shows that were ingested and edited based on an AMA-transcoded media. i.e. Footage was brought in AMA, then transcoded to Avid media, editing based on t
Re: AMA-Transcode Challenges: Color/Luma banding and fixing
by Glenn Sakatch 1 week ago
using the "alt drag" method, you can probably rebuild all your links in pretty quickly. ALT drag (from the finder or explorer) a folder containing your subfolders with media into a bin and release. Th
Avid + Resolve = Tired Pixels
by Eric Santiago 2 weeks ago
Working on a feature originally shot on RED DRAGON. Long story short I am dealing with DNxHD in Resolve (HD) and getting a washed tired output to BluRay. To be honest it looks better on the BluRay usi
Re: Avid + Resolve = Tired Pixels
by Glenn Sakatch 1 week ago
It sounds like you dont really know which monitor is accurate (if any) in the first place which is going to make correct this kinda like chasing your tail. Did you try bars or a simply black to white
UHD footage > 1080p out put. Video monitoring/Timeline settings?
by Rhys Sherring 2 weeks ago
So I've been given a short film to colour grade, and I'm about to take the leap into learning as much as possible in davinci resolve. I'm quite excited! But am conscious of the steep learning curve. H
Re: UHD footage > 1080p out put. Video monitoring/Timeline settings?
by Glenn Sakatch 2 weeks ago
Set your project settings and timeline settings to 1080. There isn't much need to "work" at 4k, unless you come across some shot that you are trying to pull a secondary on, and it just isn't working a
Editing Movements in an Animation
by Juliano Ventura 2 weeks ago
Good Morning. I work for some time with OpenFX Animator but I do not know all its features. I use version 2.44. I need to create actor moves within the animation and I'm not getting it. How can I edit
Re: Editing Movements in an Animation
by Glenn Sakatch 2 weeks ago
Sorry, is OFX Animator a plug in for resolve, or are you talking about animating OFX plugins in general Glenn
Consumer HDR TVs
by Caio Simbula 2 weeks ago
Hi All, I m sure some of you may think this is a ridiculous question, but how inaccurate could a consumer HDR TV be for color grading in Rec 709 I do understand if I wanted to do high-end work I would
Re: Consumer HDR TVs
by Glenn Sakatch 2 weeks ago
Yes i have the Flanders for my color critical monitor, which is why when i bought the calman setup. and a sony 4k for a client monitor. When you first scope with Calman, you are asked to do in initial
Should I learn to edit Avid Media Composer?
by Warren Marshall 2 weeks ago
Is this the best system to study if I want to edit reality TV shows in Australia What addition programs should I learn Any insights are greatly appreciated! Cheers W.Marshall
Re: Should I learn to edit Avid Media Composer?
by Glenn Sakatch 2 weeks ago
If you have particular production in mind, you might want to ask them what they use. I'm sure most on this forum would say "yes learn Avid" but that doesn't do you any good if the show you want to try
Moving Avid project with all media from other project to a new Hard Drive?
by Josh Aucker 3 weeks ago
Hello!!! I am in a situation where I need to transfer a project to a drive to send to the client. However, all the media in this project is from another project so it appears in the (Other Bins). And
Re: Moving Avid project with all media from other project to a new Hard Drive?
by Glenn Sakatch 2 weeks ago
By "doubling up media" I was basically saying if you were to bring in your media from the "other" bin, and consolidate it, you would then have a second version of the media, this time belonging to the
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MC crash with
by Bilbo Calvez 3 weeks ago
MC crashes regularly by play back - 20 to 30 times a day - in following setup: Project settings: 1080p 25 1920*1080 Mov H264 HD 1080p 25 Multicam 3 angles The files are on an external LACIE 5 TB drive
Re: MC crash with
by Glenn Sakatch 2 weeks ago
You do of course have a backup of the camera originals, or insisted the director camera producer does right Anyone who thinks it isn't worth the couple of hundred dollars to backup 4tbs worth of foota
3rd Monitor on a Cheese Grater Mac
by Trevor Ambrose 3 weeks ago
Hey folks, I'm a television editor and currently I am editing on Avid in a 2-monitor set-up. One monitor has my bins and workspace and the other is used for full screen. I'm trying to figure out how t
Re: 3rd Monitor on a Cheese Grater Mac
by Glenn Sakatch 2 weeks ago
Do you not lose full screen mode if you have an IO card attached I don't use full screen mode, but for some reason i thought it was based on not having IO. Glenn
File: vegas to Avid to Resolve.zip
by Glenn Sakatch 3 weeks ago
zip file Uploaded file vegas to Avid to Resolve.zip https: f1.creativecow.net 11832 vegas-to-avid-to-resolvezip
File: vegas to avid to resolve aaf
by Glenn Sakatch 3 weeks ago
zip file try 2 on the posting https: f1.creativecow.net 11830 vegas-to-avid-to-resolve-aaf
Re: vegas to avid to resolve aaf
by Glenn Sakatch 3 weeks ago
try 2 on the posting Glenn
File: aaf from Vegas, to Avid, to resolve
by Glenn Sakatch 3 weeks ago
zip file AAF created in Vegas, won't open in Resolve, but will open in Avid. Washed through Avid will open in Resolve https: f1.creativecow.net 11828 aaf-from-vegas-to-avid-to-resolve
Re: aaf from Vegas, to Avid, to resolve
by Glenn Sakatch 3 weeks ago
Washed though AVid, this works...perhaps try an even simpler timeline in Vegas...1 video clip, no audio. Glenn
DeckLink Mini Monitor, audio but no Video
by Joe Murray 1 month 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 4 weeks 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 months 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 months 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 5 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 5 months 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 months 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
export location
by Glenn Sakatch 7 months ago
Having trouble figuring out how to set a location for my file exports in smoke. Automatically seems to go to where one of my sources is coming from, but can I not change to a new output directory Glen
How much to charge
by Hugo Rodriguez 7 months 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 7 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 10 months 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 10 months 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 12 months 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 12 months 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 2 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 2 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 2 years ago
might be my favourite post of all time! Glenn
Can Fusion particle system be used to generate light saber effect?
by tony lewis 2 years ago
In the current Star Wars film, the bad guy has a light saber that gives off sparks and other energy effects. Can this be done in Fusion 8's particle system for a light source that is 2 D and static
Re: Can Fusion particle system be used to generate light saber effect?
by Glenn Sakatch 2 years ago
If you are looking for the Fusion particle system to work as a plug in (apply it to your light source, and magically do something) then no. The particle system is quite powerful, but you will have to
Navigating Fusion8
by Alan Lacey 2 years ago
I'm just starting to get into Fusion (love it!) and being a Wacom Tablet user would much prefer to use that rather than the mouse. Can I ask tablet users how they've configured it to navigate the 2D a
Re: Navigating Fusion8
by Glenn Sakatch 2 years ago
You need to map the middle mouse button to your pen. I'm not in front of mine right now, but I think I have the middle mouse button as the upper portion of the toggle button on the pen. Then the left
Basic BM Conversion Set-up Going 23.98 > 59.94
by Joshua Martelli 2 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 2 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
Fusion and finishing
by David Mathis 2 years ago
Just started getting to know Fusion some more. After thinking about it, this might be my tool of choice for finishing. It has nothing to do with subscription only, please leave those comments out of t
Re: Fusion and finishing
by Glenn Sakatch 2 years ago
Fusion is great at single shots, but that isn't what we would typically call a finishing box. I use a combination of Avid DS, Media Composer, Resolve, Mocha, and Fusion for most of my projects. Not al
Re: No pay! K-pop inspired group looking for video editor
by Glenn Sakatch 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 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
What systems & Software can you edit footage from BM 4K camera
by Darren Kelly 4 years ago
The company I work for is considering purchasing this camera, and we are wondering what systems and software you can edit this footage on. Can you use a PC If so, what software Can you use a Mac If so
Re: What systems & Software can you edit footage from BM 4K camera
by Glenn Sakatch 4 years ago
I think that compatibility matrix would depend on what you are shooting. If you are recording some prores version of the camera, or shooting then transcoding, then sure, compatibility is fine...but i
50 inch Flanders
by Glenn Sakatch 4 years ago
Just wondering if anyone has the 50inch Flanders LCD monitor. I'm looking for a new monitor for the colour suite, and would like to go with a 50 inch for clients sitting behind me. Unfortunately, you
Re: 50 inch Flanders
by Bram Desmet 4 years ago
Not the independent third party feedback you are looking for, but if you are using the CM500TD for television or web deliverables it should meet your needs. I would not suggest it if the bulk of your
Video capture onto MacBook Pro
by Miguel Sotto 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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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