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James Carver

Member Since:
December 31st 2008
73 Posts
Location:
Atlanta, GA
Unable to Sync Audio in Premiere Suddenly?
by James Carver 1 year ago
I've tried to sync externally recorded audio with video audio with the latest version of Premiere CC (v.12.0.1) and either nothing happens or I get an error that says "could not synchronize clips beca
Re: Unable to Sync Audio in Premiere Suddenly?
by Ana Muether 1 year ago
Hi James, I'm suddenly having trouble syncing my audio and video files. Did you find a solution
Does the compositing here look good?
by James Carver 2 years ago
Can anyone take a look at this scene and give any feedback on it I'm trying to nail down the compositing and match the 3d elements in the scene with After Effects. https: youtu.be n5L8cD6YCFU iMac 27
Re: Does the compositing here look good?
by James Carver 2 years ago
Hi Cassius -- I took your advice and aded another layer in front of the portal to give it some parallax and added some light reflecting from the portal itself. Thoughts https: youtu.be yShxGkd_ik8 iMa
Feedback on Compositing Scene
by James Carver 2 years ago
Hey guys...would like to get some feedback on the compositing and VFX I'm working on for this short film. I am still working on the sound effects as well. https: youtu.be 4GkKWADWqWE iMac 27 " Late 20
Re: Feedback on Compositing Scene
by Chris Wright 2 years ago
nitpicking here since you asked: try some reflection mapping, ray tracing, radiosity and match the shadows and sharpness of the camera. are you using renderman
Need FEEDBACK on Lighting/Compositing Scene
by James Carver 2 years ago
Hey everyone, I need feedback on a scene I'm compositing. I have been playing with the lighting, curves and levels trying to get this robot to blend in properly. https: youtu.be PTN8VHt0fBk https: you
Re: Need FEEDBACK on Lighting/Compositing Scene
by James Carver 2 years ago
Hey Steve thanks great tips...when you say jack up the black levels on my monitor how exactly would I do that on an iMac Also as far as the flare I totally get what you're saying on that....I have the
Updated Premiere 2017 CC and have no more presets on export?
by James Carver 2 years ago
I upgraded to Premiere 2017.1 CC v11.0 Today I noticed various things in my export settings are missing. I now only have 5 or 6 presets and other things are missing like I don't have an option anymore
Re: Updated Premiere 2017 CC and have no more presets on export?
by James Carver 2 years ago
Thanks Peter! This worked as expected now! iMac 27 " Late 2013 32 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 3.5 GHz Intel Core i7 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M 4096 MB
Which Colorspace Should I be working in?
by James Carver 2 years ago
I'm about to start editing a short film shot with the Sony Fs5 and we shot RAW...I have some VFX shots I need to edit in AE, but have no idea what color space I should be working in I'm mostly using A
Re: Which Colorspace Should I be working in?
by James Carver 2 years ago
Interesting...so if I'm going to do color in Premiere or Speedgrade with intent to publish on YouTube and Vimeo I should be using which of these options in AE 1) sRGB IEC61966-2.1 2) HDTV (Rec. 709) 3
Color Grading and Correction VFX in AE or Premiere?
by James Carver 2 years ago
I have a short project where I have done my editing in premiere and my VFX shots in AE. There are about 10 VFX shots which I just copied those specific log shots from premiere and pasted into AE. What
Re: Color Grading and Correction VFX in AE or Premiere?
by James Carver 2 years ago
Dave yep i agree for sure and that makes sense too, but in AE I have several 3d elements being placed in the footgae that need to blend in. So when my footage has been color corrected should i match u
EXPORT AS not working?
by James Carver 4 years ago
When I try to "export as" anything I have created in Photoshop cc 2015 (latest updates included) I just get a blank preview screen as if something is about to show but it never does. I've googled arou
Re: EXPORT AS not working?
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 4 years ago
Install Photoshop CC14...
Creating Proxy Files? Having Issues
by James Carver 4 years ago
I have never worked with or created proxy files, I understand the concept but I'm having issues linking to the proxy files on my cpu. I was editing a short film in 4k without any issues, but halfway i
Dynamic Link to AE Question?
by James Carver 4 years ago
I'm editing in premiere and have a sequence that I edited in AE using the dynamic link function. It worked great at first but the more work I did in AE I notice the slower playback got in PP until it
Re: Dynamic Link to AE Question?
by Jon Doughtie 4 years ago
I will usually just render to a file out of AE, so I can import that file into my Premiere Pro bins, insert it into the edit, and move on. It does not address the dynamic link issue, I know. But it ge
Downscaling 4k footage to 1080 question
by James Carver 4 years ago
How do I get my cinema 4k sequence (4096x2160) to be 1080 in the 16:9 ratio without losing any of the image or cropping When I scale it down to fit I'm obviously left with the thin black space on the
Re: Downscaling 4k footage to 1080 question
by James Carver 4 years ago
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Best Codec for Uncompressed VFX work?
by James Carver 4 years ago
I need to export a 4k clip from my sequence to someone who'll be doing some cleanup (sign replacement, etc) and matchmoving in NUKE. What is an uncompressed format best to send so that I don't lose an
Re: Best Codec for Uncompressed VFX work?
by David Roth Weiss 4 years ago
DPX seq, Pro Res 4444, or DNxHR 444 are the best David Roth Weiss Director Editor Colorist David Weiss Productions David is a Creative COW contributing editor and a forum host of the Apple Final Cut P
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Need cool plugins for FCP
by James Carver 10 years ago
i'm looking for some cool plugins that will be good for music video editing...can anyone suggest the name of some cool plugins or a site that offers them
Re: Need cool plugins for FCP
by James Carver 10 years ago
nice! thanks guys...if anybody has a particular favorite that wasnt mentioned feel free to let me know.
What effects or process is used to create this?
by James Carver 10 years ago
how do you create this effect on images that is used pretty commonly on movie posters examples are on this guy's website that was sent to me: http: www.davehillphoto.com are there any tutorials or som
Re: What effects or process is used to create this?
by ronaldo montalvo 10 years ago
google "dave hill photo look" or "dave hill style" and you'll find quite a bit of info (best guesses) about his photoshop techniques.
Removing FCP and upgrading properly
by James Carver 10 years ago
i'm ordering the new version of final cut studio today, but have a ton of projects that i can't lose. when my new package comes do i remove the old FCP first or install the new FCP, make sure my old p
Re: Removing FCP and upgrading properly
by Zane Barker 10 years ago
The best thing to do when going to a newer version of FCP is to not run it as an upgrade. I recommend cloning your system drive to another as a backup, and then completely erase your system drive, ins
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