Copy master clip effect between master clips by John Kaley 3 years ago I'm color correcting a program using master clip effects. Color correcting edits from the same take ripple though just fine. Now, I want to copy a Lumetri effect from a master clip to another master c
Creating Swirling Wisps in X Particles? by Will Giuliani 4 years ago Hey guys- I've posted this in the support forums over at X Particles- but unfortunately haven't had any replies- What I'm trying might not be possible with x particles- but I'm trying to recreate this
Orlando Adobe presentation by Oliver Peters 4 years ago At a recent Orlando Post Pros meeting, Dave Helmly of Adobe kindly presented new features, focusing mainly on Premiere Pro. https: youtu.be sgE_ZIav9zk A special thanks to Adrenaline Film Productions
Re: Orlando Adobe presentation by John Kaley 4 years ago Herb, No need to upgrade for this feature. It's available right now in all CC Premiere versions. *Edit* CC2015 doesn't have to import the assets, other versions do.
out of memory rending problem by chris gorman 4 years ago I know my G5 is old, but I've never had this problem before, despite slow rendering. It's urgent because I'm behind on a project I should have completed by now. The only change in my hardware is that
Re: out of memory rending problem by John Kaley 4 years ago Make sure your FCP project isn't larger than 100MB. If it is, delete some unused sequences and media from your project. Other causes: mp4 or h.264 footage anywhere in you timeline. Stills in CMYK colo
Bru W042 error by John Kaley 5 years ago Computer 1: Main Production computer (Mac) Computer 2: Backup Archive BRU LTO-5 computer (Mac) The two computers are connected via Ethernet and I archive projects from Computer 1 to Computer 2 When I
Re: Bru W042 error by John Kaley 5 years ago Thanks Tim, I tried the terminal command, and SMB is still much slower than AFP. I'll probably end up calling support modifying the BruTab file as you've suggested as a work-around.
Huge favour to ask by Tom Sefton 5 years ago Could anyone out there in cow land do me a massive favour. We are just embarking on a new project and not being hugely experienced in FCPX - I've used it for small projects where appropriate, I need s
Re: Huge favour to ask by John Kaley 5 years ago Tom, Just a quick note about the Adobe Media Encoder export times. Make sure you send the sequence through the Queue. At the bottom of the main tab there is an option under "Renderer." Make sure this
BRU restore bails after 1000 error messages by John Kaley 5 years ago I'm restoring files to a new system and after 1000 user permission errors, BRU quits the restore. Is there any way to have BRU simply ignore these errors, as every file will have the same error messag
BRU PE 3.1 does not see my tape drive by Todd Gill 5 years ago So I have done a fresh install to 10.9.2 along with fresh install of all of my apps. Last thing to update is Bru PE. I have a edit cube connected via SAS(ATTO ExpressSAS R680) . I have installed Bru P
Old Plugin Needed by Gary Rice 6 years ago The plugin I'm looking for is actually one for Cinema 4D but someone reading THIS forum may have it so I'm posting here too. In 2002 Maxon posted a free plugin on their web site that provided a way to
Re: Old Plugin Needed by John Kaley 6 years ago Gary, I don't think it was possible to export models from C4D to AE in 2002. Maxon did provide an AE plug-in that allowed scene data (cameras, nulls) to AE. I have a Maxon plug-in for AE called "CINEM
Editing with different frame rates by kelly armstrong 6 years ago Hi there, I'm editing a music video and I have two different frame rates to work with- 25FPS & 50FPS. Most of the 50fps is just slow motion dancing which I'll cut away to, although theres a few lip sy
Re: Editing with different frame rates by John Kaley 6 years ago Quick note, Cinema Tools only works on full frame media like ProRes. XDCam, h.264, ect will not work in Cinema Tools. If you must conform and transcode, Compressor can do this in one step.
Image sequence never exports enough frames by sam baum 6 years ago Hi all I'm trying to render out an image sequence from AFX. But if I import the sequence back in and lay it over my original animation it appears shorter. Is there a setting I am missing that locks in
tick, tock, tick, tock by Morten Ranmar 6 years ago October time is ticking out. Where is the promised update - No Parking Production - 2 x Finalcut Studio3, 2 x Prod. bundle CS6, 2 x MacPro, 2 x ioHD, Ethernet File Server w. X-Raid.... and FCPX on tri
Re: tick, tock, tick, tock by John Kaley 6 years ago When a release is promised for October, and it's released on the last day of the month, that tells me to beware of numerous known bugs. Granted, all software has known bugs when released, but this see
Up Down key by John Kaley 6 years ago I'm editing dialog in CS6 and want the up down arrow to go to the Previous Next edit OR to the In and Out point like FCP7 behaved. Any way to make the up down arrow do this without a modifier key Is t
Re: Up Down key by John Kaley 6 years ago Thanks Peter, Track targeting still won't allow the up down arrow to go to the In out point. It only goes to the in out of the clip. I'm looking for a behavior as in FCP7. Using the arrow up down goes
can't import XAVC into FC7 by christoph green 6 years ago Hi all, I hope someone can help. We shot a multicam shoot using F55's and now when we are trying to import the XAVC Intra HD files into FC we are getting an error that says that there may be no codec
Re: can't import XAVC into FC7 by John Kaley 6 years ago The F55 is a Sony camera, so Panasonic won't be of any help. FCP7 does not work with XAVC at all. You'll need a converter to encode the footage to ProRes.
Simple network by John Kaley 6 years ago I'm looking to build a simple 2 user shared storage network for an upcoming project. The footage is 1920x1080 ProRes 422 @ 100mbits sec. The "server" computer is a 64bit 2009 MacPro 8 core with 16mb r
Re: Simple network by John Kaley 6 years ago Thanks for the replies. I tested the gigabit speed and I'm getting 106 MB sec. using the AJA System Test. What kind of speed can expect from the 10GbE Small Tree solution 300-400 MB sec
Why you'll buy Adobe CC by John Kaley 6 years ago You will have to buy Adobe CC whether you want to or not. Have you ever had a client send you a .PSD or .AI file for use in an edit and had to modify it Pay up, sucker!
Re: Why you'll buy Adobe CC by John Kaley 6 years ago Man, Adobe really has been sticking it to me after all these years of upgrading. Whodda thought that all I needed all along was CS1. Thanks for the tip!
Big Thank You to Marianna Montague by Bill Dawson 7 years ago At this years NAB (2013), I went looking for, and found, Marianna Montague. I wanted to thank her for all of the help she has given me. I support 25 Composers and 5 Symphonies and getting the Avid lic
Avid MAC Version Symphony 6 by Mark Wagoner 7 years ago I have a copy with all of the box contents for a MAC version of AVID Symphony 6, it also comes with a Logitech AVID Pro Mac Keyboard. We did a test on one of our machines with the software, it is deac
Happy 20th Anniversary After Effects! by Kevin Monahan 7 years ago I wanted to let you all know that it is After Effects 20th Anniversary! Over the next month, you'll see some cool events, blogs, articles, videos, and more. Check out the AE & Me blog here: http: blog
Re: Happy 20th Anniversary After Effects! by John Kaley 7 years ago AE user since 1996. It was Mac only and was $2000 for the "Production" version. AE has been the cornerstone of my software and really seems like an old friend to this day. Congrats to AE and Abobe!
just one more question by Frank Miller 7 years ago I just asked about using an iMac for FCP and the response was pretty positive, so I've ordered one. Thanks to everyone who posted! One last question and I'll stop bothering you - how do those of you u
2 editors working on same project by rand courtney 7 years ago I haven't ever tried this before but I have a big project coming up where 2 editors i am hiring are required to edit 125, 3 minute videos. I want one editor to handle videos 1-75 and the other to edit
Importing Mocha tracking data into CS6 by Jimi Lund 7 years ago Hi all, I'm successfully tracking an object (A computer monitor with motion, scale, rotation, shear and perspective all required) and then copying the tracking data to paste onto a text layer made in
avid/ae training in Michigan by Lauryn Lukin 7 years ago Hi my company is based in Auburn Hills, MI. We are looking for some on-site training this summer in a variety of software programs to refresh and update everyones skill sets. We are looking for traini
How to replace this green screen? by Josh Pigford 7 years ago Doing some test shots for an upcoming shoot and trying to figure out how I'll pull this off in AE. What I ultimately need to do is replace the green screen with a video. But I'm having trouble narrowi
Re: How to replace this green screen? by John Kaley 7 years ago I assume you're planning on pulling a key from the green card; this will create your mask. So I'm not sure what you mean by "adjusting the key color". You can simply garbage mask anything else in the
Media Composer/Symphony question by Mark Holloway 8 years ago Sorry for the "newbie" post. Is it correct to say that Symphony 6 is essentially Media Composer 6 with color correction If you need to do both editing and CC, you would only buy Symphony, not both.
MC 6 announcement? by Paul Provost 8 years ago Now AVID has a big nov 3rd announcement too... http: www.postandbeam.tv grade and finish @ post + beam http: www.facebook.com pages post-beam 137967176232067
Roles by Chris Harlan 8 years ago One of the larger FCP X killers for me has been the inability to create stems. I'd sure like to hear the experiences of people trying out "Roles" and their feelings about how it does or does not work.
Is 720x480 at 24fps good for widescreen DVD? by Jack Adams 8 years ago Hi, I'm making an animation (no real camera footage) and it is to be burned on a DVD for playing on a common widescreen LCD TV like Sony Bravia etc. Rendering higher resolutions and frames needs more
Avid Color Correction options by John Kaley 8 years ago I'm adding Media Composer to my edit apps, but am concerned about available color correction options. I'm comfortable with Apple Color and Colorista II in FCP, but cannot find anything comparable on t
Re: Avid Color Correction options by John Kaley 8 years ago I haven't work in Media Composer since 1999, but I assume the CC tools haven't changed much. I really like Colorista II's power mask, secondary and master HSL tool. I assume Avid doesn't have these.
How do your clients contact you? by John Kaley 8 years ago I had a client contact me today for small tweeks to a edit. They first called my office phone for an initial conversation. They then emailed me a revised script with more direction. A half hour later,
Re: How do your clients contact you? by grinner hester 8 years ago Kind of trips me out in this day in age. Every now and then I'll have a potential client wherever, who runs away because I am not sitting in their suite. I could see that being a problem in the 80s, I
How to reduce gradient jumps by Mark Gin 8 years ago Hi, Got this problem with my t2i (after some post enhancement): http: img694.imageshack.us img694 7317 mvi0911dnxhd0001116.jpg How can I at least reduce these transition jumps (in post - AE) so they w
FCP X and AJA by AJA Sales Department 8 years ago Final Cut Pro X is the latest update for Apple's popular non-linear editing software. It features a new user interface and boasts new, exciting features for editors. However, the way editors interact
30p project renders 24p by John Kaley 9 years ago I have a project that started out at 24p. I changed the frame rate in the "Project Settings" window and in the output section of the "Render Settings" to 30p. When I render and create an After Effects
I fixed it.. by John Kaley 9 years ago ...the settings in the QT output options must manually be set to 30p also.
AJA Gen10 question: by Shane Ross 9 years ago I have my AJA Gen10 connected to my UVW1800 BetaSP deck...and the #2 dip switch is set to SD...so that outputs 5 & 6 are SD black out. 1-4 are still HD. But when it is connected to the deck, the signa