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with 30+ years of production / online / FX / Dailies and Mastering experience.
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CBR for ProResHQ
by Sascha Engel 2 weeks ago
Dear Fellwo DaVinci's, I am a bit confused: Originally learned, that by nature ProRes is a VBR based codec. Now, in DaVinci you do have the option of a CBR checkbox in ProRes. So you can have CBR in P
Re: CBR for ProResHQ
by Joseph Owens 2 weeks ago
While I was reviewing CineX-Tools, I started running into the VBR CBR nature of ProRes a bit more often. Yes, ProRes is native VBR, unlike Dnx, and of course a CBR ProRes file is bigger because there
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Color-correcting old MiniDV footage
by charles wing 1 month ago
I'm editing footage shot in 2001 on a Sony PC10 (MiniDV 720X480). Does it make ANY sense to transcode it to a higher res for color correction in Resolve Or employ any other workflow modifications to g
Re: Color-correcting old MiniDV footage
by Joseph Owens 2 weeks ago
Marc Wielage "a lot of noise reduction and sometimes frequency-selective blurring" There's also an old green-screen trick of converting the color-encoding to YCbCr and blurring the color components (
iMac Pro 2017 recommended configuration
by Travis Marshall 1 month ago
We are adding another seat to our post production setup (currently 3 seats on a 10gbE NAS courtesy of Bob Zelin). Our post is a mix of cameras for broadcast but usually involves GH5, XAVC footage from
Re: iMac Pro 2017 recommended configuration
by Joseph Owens 1 month ago
I've got the feeling that anything-Pro is going to go the way of the 3.5" floppy disk and the optical drive and the FireWire port and the list of other things that consumer Apple management deemed unp
Disappointed
by Ken Filewych 1 month ago
Kinda disappointed with this forum - I've posted a few times and crickets. I really love Resolve and want to use it in more robust circumstances while editing (for my features or drama episodic) but t
Re: Disappointed
by Joseph Owens 1 month ago
I guess it doesn't really help that this forum is for the most part almost moribund. Used to be pretty active, the highest traffic on the Cow when Resolve was first introduced to the not-specifically-
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Video restoration techniques ???
by Michael McCune 1 month ago
We know that film degrades in predictable and unpredictable ways, with chroma shifts for red, green or blue, and it seems there is a different shift at different exposure levels. So, what techniques a
Re: Video restoration techniques ???
by Joseph Owens 1 month ago
Michael McCune " a different shift at different exposure levels." Film is about density. Which is a power log transform. I wouldn't say the ProRes codec is a problem, per se... but it's going to limi
Audio export
by Ken Filewych 1 month ago
Hey Gang, So I'm trying to prepare a finished project for audio. Is it still the case that I can't export a proper AAF I've tried all of the" handles" work arounds and had some success but I still hav
Re: Audio export
by Joseph Owens 1 month ago
Hey, Ken... Its not the good old days of OMF anymore... sadly. I just worked through something like this with Johnny B. and eventually we had to resort to an XML or AAF out to Premiere (local circumst
Remove one effect from a node with 2 or more effects?
by Duke Sweden 3 months ago
I hate when I have like 3 or 4 effects, or LUT or whatever to a node, then decide I want to delete, say, Film Convert, or a blur effect, but I can't see how other than resetting the entire node. Is th
Re: Remove one effect from a node with 2 or more effects?
by Joseph Owens 3 months ago
Glenn Sakatch "Many have a node for the LUT, and node for the balance, a node for NR. If you use the same workflow and same order of nodes each time, you don't really need to name them after a while,
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"Your GPU Memory is Full", but Resolve continues to render
by Duke Sweden 4 months ago
I expected to get that error message since I was doing an experiment with Neat Video on 4 clips and timeline set to 4096x2160 DCI. I don't know if someone will answer this before the render is complet
Re: "Your GPU Memory is Full", but Resolve continues to render
by Joseph Owens 4 months ago
Duke Sweden "Kind of odd that I don't have enough VRAM GeForce GTX 1050ti" As if there weren't enough mysteries. Although it is important, your onboard RAM is not that significant; it is the GPU VRAM
External Monitor Setup
by Luke Sheldon 4 months ago
Hi, I've been searching the internet for hours and now I'm more confused. I'm going to purchase a monitor that can handle color better than the Mac thunderbolt displays. I use Premiere and Resolve and
Re: External Monitor Setup
by Joseph Owens 4 months ago
Luke Sheldon "if I want to output the image in Resolve to a dedicated screen, it should just be an HDTV and not a computer monitor because of the signal So if we get a really color accurate TV (rec.7
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Resolve 11 Lite says I need the CUDA for OSX 10.10.5 (Yosemite) which is my OS
by Michael West 5 months ago
Good morning: When I attempt to open Davinci Resolve 11 Lite on my IMac, it says I need the CUDA for OSX 10.10.5. That is my operating system, so I am at a loss. I downloaded the version it said I nee
Re: Resolve 11 Lite says I need the CUDA for OSX 10.10.5 (Yosemite) which is my OS
by Joseph Owens 5 months ago
Michael West " it says I need the CUDA for OSX 10.10.5." macOS should be insensitive to CUDA version. Are you sure it is not objecting to a GPU driver mis-match, because OSX is notoriously hostile to
Resolve keeps Dock from appearing
by Bob Cole 1 year ago
When I use Resolve 12.5 on my MacBook Pro (10.10.5), and I slide the mouse over to the right edge of the monitor (where I keep my Dock), the Dock does not appear. As soon as I make another app the pri
Re: Resolve keeps Dock from appearing
by Hector berrebi 1 year ago
I believe he meant the apple menu or the date & time menu (both can lead you out of resolve)
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conforming problem
by Akash Goud Dasari 1 year ago
when iam iporting xml, 5D footage is not conforming properly why
Re: conforming problem
by Marc Wielage 1 year ago
You may find it easier to export a flattened file from your editing program and then just color-correct the flattened file within Resolve. These toy cameras without time-of-day timecode and the abilit
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Grading Setup advice
by Joe Loria 1 year ago
Hey everyone, I'm fairly new to grading, and my knowledge is limited in this area. I'm setting up a desktop to do all my editing and grading on. Could someone give me a general overview of the equipme
Re: Grading Setup advice
by Glenn Sakatch 1 year ago
As usual i agree with everything Joe says...except i'm disappointed he mentioned a Fiero. As an former owner of a Triumph TR7, (the model Fiero blatently ripped off), i go into a rage mode everytime i
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Where's your footage coming from?
by Tim Wilson 2 years ago
A little bit of general conversation to throw in the mix: Are you shooting it yourself Are clients bringing it to you Are you part of an editorial team on the post side of a production, production com
Re: Where's your footage coming from?
by Joseph Owens 1 year ago
Neil Goodman "to ask this from other folks posting upthread who are working with ProRes and DNxXX -- is your footage being shot in those formats, or converted for post " Its a blend, depends on how m
Difference in clips when viewed in Davinci Resolve (12.5)
by Julian Hong 2 years ago
Does anyone know why I am unable to view import clips into Davinci as they would normally appear outside, and if there's anything I can do or should know to change this (if it is of any consequence at
Re: Difference in clips when viewed in Davinci Resolve (12.5)
by Glenn Sakatch 2 years ago
I think he is referring to the differences in brightness contrast between the two images. Julian, as has been posted here hundreds of times, you cannot trust quicktime player, being viewed on a comput
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Resolve Online Edit FluidSpeed
by Lars Koerkemeier 2 years ago
Hello all, I am trying to do our online edits using Resolve instead of Avid. The offline edits are done in Media Composer and we receive a bin and EDL. My current method right now is to open the bin r
Re: Resolve Online Edit FluidSpeed
by Marc Wielage 2 years ago
That's correct: as far as I know, speed transitions generally do not translate between any editing programs. That includes Avid, Premiere, Final Cut Pro, and Resolve. You have to either export a trans
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Resolve 12 to Avid 8.5 roundtrip not full duration
by James Spicer 2 years ago
Hello, I have just graded 58 minutes worth of television. When finished and using the Avid round trip setting via the delivery page with 50 frame handles transcoding the individual clips to DNx 220 MX
Re: Resolve 12 to Avid 8.5 roundtrip not full duration
by Glenn Sakatch 2 years ago
If you change the edit in Resolve from an Avid AAF, the round tripped version that goes back to Avid will simply show you the same sequence (timing, shot order etc) that you spit out...except these cl
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.scc files
by Glenn Sakatch 2 years ago
I'm cross posting this, in case any Avid people have experience in this as well. Now that Avid will import an .scc file, and display the captions in the program, i'm wondering if exporting that sequen
Re: .scc files
by Joseph Owens 2 years ago
This would be a question for either Jason Livingstone or Giovanni Galvez of Telestream to answer definitively. My understanding of .scc is that it supports EIA608 Line21 only and that people still ask
Standards conversion 23.98P to 25PAL interlaced 1:1 (+4%)
by Joseph Owens 2 years ago
Spent the last couple of hours flipping switches, searching forums, experiencing non-stop failures... You'd think this was a canned task, but instead making an iPhone mp4 is way more important than an
Button Hit Area Off
by Ashley Ripka 2 years ago
So I am trying to reteach myself Encore. It's been about 4 years since I've used this program. I am trying to adjust the hit area of my button. When I am editing in Encore, it's showing the green box
Re: Button Hit Area Off
by Joseph Owens 2 years ago
Now that Adobe has totally abandoned DVD authoring, its just us trying to help each other out. The preview area is not always exactly accurate... the better test (and only one that counts) is to burn
Walter Murch - Part 2
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
The second part of Rick Young's interview. http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 1744-part-two-walter-murch-talks-4k-and-beyond Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oli
Re: Walter Murch - Part 2
by Joseph Owens 2 years ago
Herb Sevush "As for shooting wide to reframe" Wouldn't it be grand to also have the color depth to work with Attendees of the Supermeet a few years ago, when it was still the FCPUG, featuring the est
Deal Breaker, coping with versions
by Joseph Owens 3 years ago
Reaching out for experience with migrating external projects among Premiere Pro projects. I own several versions of PremPro, up to CS6, but it has always been in a semi-loaded state basically on stand
Re: Deal Breaker, coping with versions
by Joseph Owens 2 years ago
Thanks for the tip... not sure if I will go back a version -- my sense is that I would require an XML export to get the CC2015 version to open in CC2014 and lord only knows what else will corrupt. Slo
OT: Super 8 and X
by David Mathis 3 years ago
This is going to sound a bit odd, I know. I just recently purchased a Super 8 camera off of eBay, waiting for it to arrive. Very interested in using a film camera with real film, and hoping this fad c
Re: OT: Super 8 and X
by Joseph Owens 3 years ago
Here's another one: DIY with things you have around the house -- http: www.faculty.idc.ac.il smozes 8mm.html jPo "I always pass on free advice -- its never of any use to me" Oscar Wilde.
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FCPWORKS NAB FCPX Suite
by Noah Kadner 3 years ago
FCPWORKS NAB FCPX Suite is now open for registration, including a very special session featuring several members of this very forum doing what they do best: Monday, April 13 1:00pm - 2:00pm Creative C
Re: FCPWORKS NAB FCPX Suite
by Joseph Owens 3 years ago
Michael Gissing "Marquess of Queensbury " Handbags at 3 paces, I should think. Used to be the convention in F1, anyway. jPo "I always pass on free advice -- its never of any use to me" Oscar Wilde.
Bizarre looping
by Joseph Owens 3 years ago
Creating a DVD under CS5, and also tried creating a version in CS6. Same behaviour: We want to play a 20 second "WARNING" as First Play, so I made a graphic, fadeup fadedown, compressed an m2v of it,
Re: Bizarre looping
by Joseph Owens 3 years ago
So... couple of observations... Either not a lot of people are using Encore. Or... not a lot of traffic in this forum... or nobody has any ideas... or... But just in case some wandering soul finds thi
Kill me please - GPU memory is full or reduce number of correctors
by Graeme Mcmahon 3 years ago
Hi, Yes, I have been reading other posts on this, but nothing seems to work for me. OS X ver 10.10.2 Processor 2.9 GHz Intel core i5 Memory 8 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 Graphics NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M 512 MB T
Re: Kill me please - GPU memory is full or reduce number of correctors
by Mike Most 3 years ago
"I'm doing it for free" doesn't change the technical requirements. They are what they are and your system doesn't meet them. That's it.
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Monitor: Calibrating color with what I have
by Dan Kirklin 3 years ago
Hey! I own a Dell u2713h and X-Rite i1 display pro. I know this is not meant for proper color grading work, but it's better than a random monitor. After reading a lot on the subject and trying numerou
Re: Monitor: Calibrating color with what I have
by Paul Provost 3 years ago
The best way to assure you are monitoring a proper video signal from your color grading software or NLE that is not being color managed by the OS is to output picture from a video I o card like a deck
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Quantifiable evidence
by Walter Soyka 3 years ago
Here's some. Check out Warren Eagles's open survey of colorists, with 400 responses: http: icolorist.com what-are-you-grading-2014-results In response to the question, "What edit system was used to cu
Re: Quantifiable evidence
by Joseph Owens 3 years ago
Andy Field "FCP 7 has been EOL for several years and it's still BBC Washington's primary edit tool (not sure about London end) with no sign of change soon." For me, as a facility owner, if it still d
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Someone give me quaintifiable evidence of FCPX market penetration. Features. Industrials. Commercials. Weddings. Where?
by TImothy Auld 3 years ago
And if everyone puts so much stock in this Focus release then why in the hell is it not on the FCPX action page Tim
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Re: Someone give me quaintifiable evidence of FCPX market penetration. Features. Industrials. Commercials. Weddings. Where?
by Joseph Owens 3 years ago
Jeremy Garchow "I'd be curious to know why scripted dialogue editing is not possible in X" You know, it probably is... inventing workarounds and a third-party plugin business is what this version of
iPad and FCP X
by David Mathis 3 years ago
ust purchased an iPad Air 2 and was wondering what (if any) control surface is available. Thanks!
Re: iPad and FCP X
by Joseph Owens 3 years ago
Bill Davis "modest little Resolve control surface" Messed around with a couple of the iPad offerings -- no tactile feedback, requires that you take your eye 'off the ball', *not the controls* -- the
Think NLE or Camera maters? Watch this
by Andy Field 4 years ago
Bentley commercial. Shot on iphone. Edited on iPad . http: www.cultofmac.com 279385 bentleys-latest-ad-shot-iphone-5s-edited-ipad-air
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Re: Think NLE or Camera maters? Watch this
by Joseph Owens 4 years ago
I thought the point was to achieve a specific look. And it apparently takes a lot of rigging. Now somebody like Bill Maher might observe that it takes a lot of resources to provide the 0.1% with a fas
Compositing and tracking
by Jonathan Bigler 4 years ago
Hi all, now that DaVinci Resolve has audio support, and editting features, we started using it as an online tool (put everything together, graded shots, audio and animated graphics). I know it's a col
Re: Compositing and tracking
by Andy Winter 4 years ago
go to the tracking tab, switch to stabilize and track forward. go on the context menu and copy track data. switch to your clip where you wanna have the data, paste track data, change parameters and hi
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Looking for Music Video Editing tips.
by Gideon Battis 4 years ago
So i don't have alot of experience editing music videos and I am in fact going to be filming and editing my first music video ever here in the next two weeks. The main vocalist gave me the run down of
Re: Looking for Music Video Editing tips.
by Joseph Owens 4 years ago
Bill Davis "GET A DEPOSIT up front. As big as you can!" The day has come when I agree with something Bill has written. I would add that most of the time, that deposit will be the last money you see f
Purchase/Download FCP 7.0.3
by Tim Schwartz 4 years ago
Hi -- I was using FCP 7.0.3 on an old Mac. I don't have the original registration info to download onto new Mac. Is there a way to purchase download the program without buying the Studio suite Thanks
Re: Purchase/Download FCP 7.0.3
by Joseph Owens 4 years ago
Shane Ross " You'll have to look for it for sale on eBAY or Craigslist. Nearly 3 years gone now..." Looking back on things now.... Apple may have actually done a lot of us a financial favour of some
Trouble importing XDCAM footage into FCP 7
by Jonathann Launer 4 years ago
I am having a terrible time trying to import XDCAM footage shot on a EX3, then dumped to an external drive. I have read other forums on this & downloaded the SXS driver & the XDCAM plugin, but I get n
Re: Trouble importing XDCAM footage into FCP 7
by Joseph Owens 4 years ago
Jonathann Launer "I am having a terrible time trying to import XDCAM footage" Another option is to spend a few bucks and acquire the Calibrated{Q} MXF Import application. It equips Quicktime to read
exported video is fine on my hard drive, but distorted on YouTube
by Tobin Duby 4 years ago
Hi Creative Cow, For years I've been using "Export QuickTime Movie" and just uploading right to YouTube. But suddenly now when I export from any project, the exported file looks fine in Quicktime or i
Re: exported video is fine on my hard drive, but distorted on YouTube
by Joseph Owens 4 years ago
One thing to check out is the Quicktime Inspector, and make sure that what you think you are exporting is actually what format the file wound up being. I often see surprise changes in files that are e
Another ProRes Standard vs. HQ Question
by William Carr 4 years ago
I've read past COW posts and answers, but I still need a little more glimmer of understanding about at what point I should to be working ProRes HQ vs. ProRes standard. The original multitudinous camer
Re: Another ProRes Standard vs. HQ Question
by Joseph Owens 4 years ago
William Carr "what you mean by "transparency"." ProRes 4444 supports an alpha channel. It is a much much bigger file, and "enjoys" the distinction of being able to contain either Y'CbCr or RGBA coded
AVID TO FCP Workflow ?
by Emmet Reddy 4 years ago
Hi All i have worked with FCP for a long time and i have had to do a job on avid i managed to get the edit done now i need to grade in apple color. I have used automatic duck to export an aaf and i ca
Re: AVID TO FCP Workflow ?
by Joseph Owens 4 years ago
Emmet Reddy "is it easy to learn and is the workflow between apps straight forward " If you have been using Apple COLOR, then you are some distance along, and the learning curve won't be too steep. T
Closed Captions for PAL DVB-S and DVB-T
by Rob Dunford 4 years ago
Simple question, does FCP 7 support in any way CC's for UK and EU PAL broadcasts Or is there a Mac software that does the job We deliver MPEG2 files to our broadcaster and the original files from the
Re: Closed Captions for PAL DVB-S and DVB-T
by Joseph Owens 4 years ago
Peruse the Telestream MacCaption website for more info. Teletext is not the same as EIA 608 708 closed captions. You will have to re-encode your original closed caption files from 29.97 to 25 fps, and
Program that does Zooms and Pans (Keyframe Shortcuts)
by David Mayer 4 years ago
I am looking for basic keyframe shortcuts. Either a program that works with Final Cut or instead of Final Cut. I have to put a little bit of motion - in, out, left, right - on 400 photographs. I looke
Re: Program that does Zooms and Pans (Keyframe Shortcuts)
by Joseph Owens 4 years ago
There's an auto-Ken-Burns effect in iPhoto... jPo "I always pass on free advice -- its never of any use to me" Oscar Wilde.
Quicktime gamma
by Neil Kidney 4 years ago
Slightly OT, but thought here might be the best place for my question. The gamma issue for quicktime is well documented. To summarise: When I encode on mac or PC, it plays back washed out on PC, but o
Re: Quicktime gamma
by Joseph Owens 4 years ago
Som apps don't obey Quicktime rules, some default straight to Rec709, others you can set up for whatever colorspace you want to monitor in. This really started being a bigtime issue when Apple COLOR w
I'm getting a "Low Disk Space" error msg from FCP while importing. Reaching out for assistance.
by Laurence Wallace 4 years ago
Final Cut Pro is giving me the following error message when I attempt to log and transfer several clips: "The Volume Macintosh HD is about to run out of disk space. The transfer queue has been paused.
Re: I'm getting a "Low Disk Space" error msg from FCP while importing. Reaching out for assistance.
by Joseph Owens 4 years ago
Steve Eisen "Never use your system hard drive as your scratch disk" This piece of excellent advice is actually a law and cannot be over-emphasized. One other reason that you may get an error message
Baselight vs Resolve.
by Rick Turners 4 years ago
Panels aside, is there anything creative tool wise that one does and the other doesn't From what I've heard baselight makes sky replacements basic compositing easier, which I see more and more clients
Re: Baselight vs Resolve.
by Juan Salvo 4 years ago
One of the biggest difference is the way people like to work. The layer metaphor vs the node metaphor. The way the timelines work. How shapes are built. How curves are controlled. It's not so much tha
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Client wants my .drp?
by andrew smith 4 years ago
Hello forum friends, I have an interesting request from a client today after delivering a project I did remotely on my own system they are asking to also have the .drp because they say they might have
Re: Client wants my .drp?
by Mike Most 4 years ago
ProTools sessions are a required deliverable on many, if not most, studio level television productions. Color sessions are not, primarily because there are multiple systems being used and therefore no
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I Need Color Correction and Effects Workflow Advice: FCP7 to After Effects
by Jon Mitchell 4 years ago
I'm looking for some advice on workflow. I just finished a short film and now need to color correct and a few effects and animation shots. I figure my best bet will be to use Automatic Duck to import
Re: I Need Color Correction and Effects Workflow Advice: FCP7 to After Effects
by Jon Mitchell 4 years ago
Thanks for the input guys. I think I will just stick with what I know. Going to test run a round trip here in a second to see what limitations exist. Yeah, I was just watching a tutorial on Resolve. I
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A feature from COLOR in DaVinci
by Sascha Engel 4 years ago
Hi, Coming from COLOR, I wondered, if there is an equivalent feature in Davinci: When I finished a grade for a clip and he client e.g. Wants to a a certain feature, let's say a blue tint. I could ad t
Re: A feature from COLOR in DaVinci
by Itai Bachar 4 years ago
Is it something that you can do with Append node in Resolve Just append to the last node.
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