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Jacob Lanum

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October 5th 2011
71 Posts
DNXHD in FCPX. Ouch.
by John Davidson 7 years ago
Working with some footage that was out of an Avid. UGH. Playback always stops and stutters in that section. We thought that transcoding to high quality prores within X would fix it, but no, that sucks
Re: DNXHD in FCPX. Ouch.
by Jacob Lanum 6 years ago
I've had good results using quicktime references from .mxf DNxHD files, but that was many months ago, before mxf support. Haven't tried recently
It's my computer good enough for edit 1080p from Canon XA10 HD with Avid Media Encoder 6?
by Gustavo Silva 7 years ago
Hi guys; (sorry about the english... I'm brazilian) I just got a New Video Editing Workstation from my local PC store (the plan was replace my old Late 2009 C2D 3.06GHz 27" iMac) and I would like to a
Re: It's my computer good enough for edit 1080p from Canon XA10 HD with Avid Media Encoder 6?
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
Just to be clear prores does not fast import on windows but must convert to dnxhd in less using a macintosh.
Adding Time of Day time code & transcoding T3i footage for FCP7?
by Nick Ravich 7 years ago
Hello- Running FCP7 on Mac OS 10.6, older duo quad core Intel Mac Pro. Shooting lotta Canon EOS footage, esp T3i, for big documentary project. Have posted similar stuff to this in past but wanted to a
Re: Adding Time of Day time code & transcoding T3i footage for FCP7?
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
Try 5D to RGB. I know it works with embedded THM files with my 60d, should be the same for the T3i
Spot - Avid Media Composer
by emerson tanaka 7 years ago
how can I make a spot in AMC6 spot I mean a light circle evidencing some action and the rest of the scene darkened...I ve tried paint effect but I don t know. thanks
Re: Spot - Avid Media Composer
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
Try the IRIS effect
AE to FCPX - rendering AE titles into FCPX
by Tigra Em 7 years ago
I rendered out the AE titles under RGB+ALPHA QUICKTIME PNG CODEC for transparency in FCPX. After I import into FCPX under optimized media, I can view the titles as is with no black background until it
Re: AE to FCPX - rendering AE titles into FCPX
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
The only pro res codec that supports alpha channels is prores 4444. When you let fcpx "optimize" your media it transcodes to prores 422, so no alpha channel. Easy fix don't convert your graphics
Final cut pro X to after effects workflow
by Richard Webb 7 years ago
Hi all! I'm editing a music video that will involve a lot of green screen and VFX compositing in after effects. I am looking for advice on the best work flow between final cut and after effects. I am
Re: Final cut pro X to after effects workflow
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
The app clip exporter will not flatten your sequence. It will enable you to send your entire project to after effects including all of your cuts etc. not everything will translate so you may need to r
Shooting Computer Screen for Composing
by Jon Collins 7 years ago
Not so sure where to post this as the forum is so massive now, I don't know where things go... anyway, heres my question: I'm directing a shoot where a large percentage of the action will be on an act
Re: Shooting Computer Screen for Composing
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
I've done this recently. I went to Walgreens & bought a piece of green poster board. Measured & cut to the size of the screen, taped it on. Worked well, just gotta make sure it's lit right.
The Showdown: FCPX vs Premiere Pro Full 45 minute presentation
by Craig Seeman 7 years ago
FCPX vs Premiere Pro Full 45 minute presentation http: www.youtube.com watch v=ArCL_UWfPck
Re: The Showdown: FCPX vs Premiere Pro Full 45 minute presentation
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
Bummer, I guess no one told them about the Academic Media Composer at $300 and four years of free upgrades. That's some bang for your buck.
Avid to Resolve - link back to camera masters
by Jay Mahavier 7 years ago
So I have found a lot of information on how to go from Avid to Resolve and have it link to the Avid MXF media. What I can not find, and what I would like to do, is not link back to the MXF media, but
Re: Avid to Resolve - link back to camera masters
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
I just did this last night. Make sure you have checked use AAF protocol and link to all the media. Save the aaf to the folder with all of the pro res files. Now once in davinci add all the pro res to
Why can't I layer (using blend modes) more than 2 tracks of video without issues?!?
by Andy Milam 7 years ago
I have a projects with many video tracks layered on top of each other. I use different blend modes, but mostly just set to add. Sometimes the transitions are fine. But mostly right at the beginning of
Re: Why can't I layer (using blend modes) more than 2 tracks of video without issues?!?
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
I have the same problem, occurs after render too. No solution found
Edit suite set-up question
by Josh Smith 7 years ago
Hi everyone, I started a video production business with a business partner and we are looking to move into a new (small) office just down the street from us. We currently work from our separate homes,
Re: Edit suite set-up question
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
Connect the hard drives to one of the imacs, then connect rhe imac's via ethernet cable and enable sharing. Goodluck
FCP X won't import wav file
by Michael Kienitz 7 years ago
I have a translation track on a wav file which I previously imported into FCP X and then removed. For some unknown reason to me it will not allow me to reimport it. I've tried both drag and drop and u
Re: FCP X won't import wav file
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
I had the same thing happen towards the end of my last project. Not only could I not reimport a clip I deleted but any new media wouldnt show up as well. A new event solved the problem but it makes me
Sequence resize issue....
by Matthew Angus 7 years ago
Hi Guys I have a query that is now starting to do my head in, trying to fix !! I have setup a new compound clip that is 720p. In this clip I will use footage that is 1080p. With this 1080p footage, I
Re: Sequence resize issue....
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
Same thing just happened to me. You need to select "none" for the clips inside the compound clip as well as the compound clip its self
Workable Premiere Pro --> Davinci Resolve Workflow with DSLR?
by Ryan Patch 7 years ago
Hello all - I have edited a huge documentary on Premiere Pro, and am very happy with the whole process. This doc is going to be a really cool, well-distributed doc. I am, however, having a very hard t
Re: Workable Premiere Pro --> Davinci Resolve Workflow with DSLR?
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
Try aaf adobes xml is unreliable
Green screen or multiple layers?
by Wouter Servaas 7 years ago
A couple of months ago I made the switch from iMovie to Final Cut Pro X, which gave me more opportunities making animated music videos. I've watched several tutorials on Final Cut Pro X and those help
Re: Green screen or multiple layers?
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
If you want to dig deep I recommend downloading autodesk smoke or after effects. Smoke is free for the next couple of months and is designed to do what you want...
Random ear blasting laser sound
by David Powell 7 years ago
I'm not sure whats causing it, but I'm finding at random when I hit play, I get a painful shoot of noise. I have gain filters on the clips, but they have been leveled and it doesn't happen every time.
Re: andom ear blasting laser sound
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
I have experienced this as well. Not cool when wearing headphones late at night! Not sure how to solve it but so far it only happens at home with out a video i o. Do you have any cards in your system
Optimize media and Alpha
by Ricky Dominguez 7 years ago
If I have a clip that have alpha and I want to optimize then the alpha is gone, because the optimize is ProRes 422. They should give us the option to optimize to different ProRes resolution. Ricky Dom
Re: Optimize media and Alpha
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
When you change the render codec to prores 4444 does it not optimise to 4444
Recommended Ways to Get Other People's Video & Media into my Computer to Edit for Them?
by Vincent D'Angelis 7 years ago
HI - Can anyone Recommend Ways to Get Other People's Video & Media to Edit for Them I have a couple of people who want me to edit work for them, but I'm thinking there has to be a better way to have t
Re: commended Ways to Get Other People's Video & Media into my Computer to Edit for Them?
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
I use skype, just have them zip up the folder of media first. no file size limits but it can be slow
my reel
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
So basically I do a lot of stuff. I started making videos two years ago with a vhs camera. yeah I said vhs. Any way I'm sick of working minimum wage jobs and not being able to afford things like new g
Re: my reel
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
Thanks for the input. Your right about the fx. I made one of the transition and my brain was drooling over the colors and took it too far. I ended up getting a gig at a local studio. Hopeing to learn
editing on an iPad
by kat hayes 7 years ago
I want to take an iPad on a trip and be able to edit some short vacation videos on it. The two apps I'm looking at are iMovie and Avid. I currently use FCP 6 and am switching to Premeire CS5.5. Just c
Re: diting on an iPad
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
Get the avid app. The imovie app is VERY limiting
Symphony 6 will not open- Error initializing audio hardware?
by frank Raposo 7 years ago
I keep getting an error message when trying to open Symphony 6.0.1.- Exception failed to initialize audio hardware. I don't have audio hardware attached! It's software only. I haven't had this problem
Re: Symphony 6 will not open- Error initializing audio hardware?
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
AlsoI know mc 6 came out with 6.1.1 may u can update
Best way to achieve this look
by Declan Davoren 7 years ago
So im shooting some interview footage this friday, and im looking to have an end result similar to the look of the interview footage in http: www.apple.com ca iphone home includes video_4s.html#video-
Re: Best way to achieve this look
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
Use white fabric. Iron out the creases and blow that sucker out with light so you get a pure white. Quick and easy
upgrade 10.0.4 ???
by Andy Borowa 7 years ago
Look at Balckamgic: What's new in Desktop Video 9.2.1 Support for Final Cut Pro X 10.0.4 !!!!!! -- Pozdro Andy
Re: upgrade 10.0.4 ???
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
actually Avid has released a bug fix, and it's %100 stable
Advice for a new home system?
by Christopher Travis 7 years ago
Hello all, I'm thinking about upgrading my home edit from a 2009(ish) iMac and I was wondering what everyone's thoughts were on whats available on the windows market these days. I know this is off-top
Re: Advice for a new home system?
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
Avid's disc has mac & pc versions on it Adobe is One or the other
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Cheap alternative to Premiere which can export AAF or EDL
by Graham Quince 7 years ago
Hi guys, A friend of mine has embarked on his first project and I've agreed to help him out with a few effects etc... Unfortunately he's editing in Pinnacle Studio 15 and discovering all of its less t
Re: Cheap alternative to Premiere which can export AAF or EDL
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
http: www.lightworksbeta.com All the nle he should need for free
Creating a matte with no green screen.
by Spencer Tycksen 7 years ago
I have to edit a video that our camera guy messed up. With a little motion and wiggle, we're supposed to create a video that makes it look like a guy is riding on the tailgate of a moving truck. The p
Re: Creating a matte with no green screen.
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
NICE. Glad you learned a new technique! Not half bad It's never perfect in the artists eyes. You took that shot to another level.
Avid chromakey workflow
by Angelo Lorenzo 7 years ago
I am working with a director who is editing on Avid Media Composer (I don't know the version, but for the sake of conversation lets say MC5) and we're dealing with greenscreen footage. He wants me to
Re: Avid chromakey workflow
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
Yes, its called matte key. Place it on the black and white alpha video and layer original media accordingly.
Sharpen blurry video image
by David Lewis 7 years ago
I've got some footage that to my horror was recorded slightly out of focus... say 10% blurry. Is there an Avid or BCC plug-in I can use to sharpen this image I don't seem to find one with my MC 6 syst
Re: Sharpen blurry video image
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
Use the PAINT effect, its free and works very well in many situations
Audio effects
by Caitlin miller 7 years ago
Hi, There are a number of audio effects applied to some of my audio tracks (I didn't make them, the previous editor did). For some reason, halfway through my workday the clips with the audio effects a
Re: Audio effects
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
Maybe, the other editor has additional audio plug ins
FCPX and Compressor 4 - where are the detailed settings?
by Olly Lawer 7 years ago
Hi, I had my workflow nicely worked out with FCP 6 for YouTube and would export H.264, 8000kb s for download. However, I cannot for the life of me figure out how to go about this with FCPX I just paid
Re: FCPX and Compressor 4 - where are the detailed settings?
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
I use sorenson squeeze.
render all effects on timeline
by Caitlin miller 7 years ago
How do you render all of the effects in the timeline I tried to put an in and out point at the beginning and end of the timeline and used the render shortcut on top of the timeline, but that doesn't w
Re: render all effects on timeline
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
You only need to render the top most layer. What I do sometimes is put a blank 3d warp above everything I want Rendered and just render the 3d warp. Plays Back good
Nvidia graphics support update LION
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
http: forums.macrumors.com showthread.php t=1330964 that is all
Windows disappear In MC6 on a Mac. They are off the screen, but still open.
by Don Scioli 7 years ago
This has happened several times using MC6 on a Mac running 10.6.8 and now 10.7.2 I'm using two monitors and my timeline,and both screens disappear. I found that when I hit mission control, they are st
Re: Windows disappear In MC6 on a Mac. They are off the screen, but still open.
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
I think the problem may be that your screens are not the same size and resolution. I have had the same issue with mismatched monitors. Pisses me off, its 2012!
Final Cut Pro X 10.0.3 Export Sound stops at 1:30 on a 2 minute piece
by Stanley Leary 7 years ago
I have cleared preferences, repaired permission and done restarts to clear the software. I have a 2 minute package with 2 cameras synced and music. Plays fine until you export. Tried every format and
Re: Final Cut Pro X 10.0.3 Export Sound stops at 1:30 on a 2 minute piece
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
Oh my god. I had this happen a few weeks ago. I could not find a reason for it or a fix. I had to to rebuild much of it in a timeline with tracks. Fcpx is pretty slick but he has some brain damage and
Really stuck! Need help removing nail polish out of video
by Craig Ricker 8 years ago
I really need some help in working out how to remove nail polish from someone in my scene. It's bright red and I can select just the red color in fcp but cannot come up with any suitable way of return
Re: ally stuck!
by Jacob Lanum 8 years ago
Okay nodes. You can recreate it all but with nodes everything is a just a piece. So if you want to soften the matte you add a blur node, to desaturate add a saturation etc. Your matte is black and whi
Media Composer and Sony Vegas
by Mynor de León 8 years ago
Hi there, Im wondering if someone of you have worked with vegas, and if you can tell me how different do you think it is. Im a vegas user but I ve heard AVID is the software big video enterprises and
Re: Media Composer and Sony Vegas
by Jacob Lanum 8 years ago
Hey I started on vegas a few years ago. I loved it and finished alot if projects with it. When I turned to Avid it was a very frustrating couple of weeks. What Avid has won me over with is trimming, o
FCP X 10.0.3 XML import broken?
by David Battistella 8 years ago
Since installing 10.7.3 OSX LION Beta 8.2 Resolve lite FCPX 10.0.3 It seems that XML import is broken. NO matter what sequences I send, I get a dialog box saying that it is V1.1 of the XML and then wh
Re: FCP X 10.0.3 XML import broken?
by Jacob Lanum 8 years ago
For now you can open the fcpxml file In text edit and simply change the text from 1.1 to 1.0 and it will import fine.
Shuttle 2???
by Rafael Metz 8 years ago
Hello, I ve just read about the Hyperdeck Shuttle 2. Does this mean I can throw my Shuttle right into trash because DNxHD recording will not be able with it via software update Greetings Rafael
Re: Shuttle 2???
by Jacob Lanum 8 years ago
if your not using avid media composer. your cheapest option is to download Davinci Resolve Lite, which can read the dnxhd mxf files. then you can convert them to a supported codec of your choice
Cinestyle LUT for 5D
by Margus Voll 8 years ago
Hi. Has anyone converted Technicolor's Cinestyle LUT so that Resolve can read it I made some test filming and it is just amazing how wide dynamic range can get but have not solved lut stuff yet. Ideas
Re: Cinestyle LUT for 5D
by Jacob Lanum 8 years ago
thank you! I will share with friends
Osx lion & cuda
by Jacob Lanum 8 years ago
Hello I have just installed my first nvidia cuda card. Im getting 4fps on play back with 1 node. How do I know if cuda drivers are installed correctlly Im on 10.7.2 lion
Re: Osx lion & cuda
by Jacob Lanum 8 years ago
thanks for the tip Sascha! This baby is flying now! card still seems to be a little glitchy flashing black boxes on resolve vid screen. I'm getting close thanks for all the help
Cinestyle colour shift when converting to ProRes
by Vikash Autar 8 years ago
I am trying to convert my cinestyle footage to ProRes, but am running into an annoying problem. I use MPEG StreamClip and it seems that there occurs a gamma contrast shift. I've put the two clips next
Re: Cinestyle colour shift when converting to ProRes
by Jacob Lanum 8 years ago
Also prores automaticlly changes the gamma make sure to uncheck that box when transcoding. That helps alot but gamma problems still arise
Nodes damaged?
by Jacob Lanum 8 years ago
Im using the the "lite" version and have a series of nodes ending with a layer composite. shortly after introducing the layer all of my nodes seem to have been disabled. their is no X over them and No
Re: Nodes damaged?
by Julian Gil 8 years ago
Can you take a screen shot of your node graph
Kona LHi and HP Dreamcolor for timeline output
by Tom Frisch 8 years ago
I'm looking at getting an HP Dreamcolor display and Kona LHi for my PC to actually see what I'm doing during editing with Ppro CS5. I dream of solid timeline playback to a calibrated REC709 display. C
Re: Kona LHi and HP Dreamcolor for timeline output
by Jacob Lanum 8 years ago
Dont forget you can download avids dnxhd quicktime codecs for free
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