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Colorist/ Post Production Specialist
with 30+ years of production / online / FX / Dailies and Mastering experience.
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White balancing problems
by Vincent James 5 days ago
Could someone point in the right direction as to how to white balance , or where to access tutorials on white balancing. I have filmed footage with a Sony NXCAM HXR NX70P that had not been no white ba
Re: White balancing problems
by Joseph Owens 4 days ago
Depending on your version of Resolve, many colorists with a Photoshop background find the "Temperature" slider in the Color Page, Color Wheels, "2"" dialog to be helpful. This is essentially a mired s
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Feat. Req. - Storybord in edit page
by Richard van Harderwijk 2 weeks ago
Hi Blackmagic people, Txs for all your great stuff, it is improving and expanding in a breathtaking pace and a joy to work with. Feature request for the next Resolve version: A Storyboard functionalit
Re: Feat. Req. - Storybord in edit page
by Joseph Owens 1 week ago
Ricardo Marty "the hamburger view" Not really, but a couple of years ago, while at a late dinner post-SuperMeet, I suggested that FCPX had not gone far enough eliminating layers, but they should comp
Copying grades between projects
by Asad Javed 2 weeks ago
Hi all! This might be super rudimentary, but I'm a beginner with DaVinci, and I can't seem to find an answer online despite my best attempts. I graded a few stills with the director on my laptop just
Re: Copying grades between projects
by Joseph Owens 2 weeks ago
Okay, not just between projects, but between machines. Stills are one way... exporting a .drp is another -- the whole project, which you could open and re-link, then build another timeline, subsequent
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DVD software and resolve
by Ricardo Marty 2 weeks ago
When I installl nero and roxio it makes resolve 12.5 crash. What DVD authoring software works Asus g752 win 10. 24 ram nvidia 950
Re: DVD software and resolve
by Joseph Owens 2 weeks ago
Encore gives you access to more advanced authoring tools, obviously... but I still do actually use Toast Titanium+BluRay for one-action processes. It does do a nice file-to-file validation to check th
Keep Object Centered on Track Point
by Kimberly Gehl 2 weeks ago
I want to position my footage inside of a graphic but keep it centered on a track point. The tracking in DaVinci Resolve is great but I cannot figure out how to position it to get the footage to move
Re: Keep Object Centered on Track Point
by Joseph Owens 2 weeks ago
I f you have to do it in Resolve... up to now at least, this would be the conceptual reverse of a smoothing stabilize function. I don't know if the Resolve stabilizer will be able to keep up with some
Export to DNxHD 444 Gamma problems
by Josh Williams 3 weeks ago
Hi guys, so we have been editing a music video which needs to be exported to DNxHD 444, I am working with our colorist (not the most experienced) in trying to get the best export settings. We are havi
Re: Export to DNxHD 444 Gamma problems
by Joseph Owens 3 weeks ago
Josh Williams "Data levels - video Colour managment rec 709 scene " and "DNxHD 444" ....need to be handled with care. Most 4:4:4 codecs are really there for RGB full-range operations. ProRes444 is al
Export DCP fail in Davinci
by Shermen Chan 3 weeks ago
Hello, I m writing for a solution of the following problem. I tried to use easyDCP to export DCP in a Davinci project. But it failed for several times : Davinci quit in the middle of the export; or ,
Re: Export DCP fail in Davinci
by Joseph Owens 3 weeks ago
Shermen Chan "Timeline length: 1hr 27mins File size: 1.5GB" In preamble: What (tiny) file would this be referring to Is your installation of easyDCP licensed jPo, CSI "I always pass on free advice --
How would you do a "light saber" look from neon tubes ?
by Ron Fya 4 weeks ago
Hi guys, I have this shot where I need to make the neon tubes (which are spinning around her) look like a glowing star wars light saber. I mean a really extreme yet clean glow. I am not used to much e
Re: How would you do a "light saber" look from neon tubes ?
by Joseph Owens 4 weeks ago
If the magenta is quite distinct, you could likely do a secondary isolation and then blur the heck out of it. That would be the down and dirty. jPo, CSI "I always pass on free advice -- its never of a
DNG to dark?
by Mark Crews 2 months ago
I am new to working with DNG files, I got this from some guys in the field shooting on a FS-700 with an Odyssey unit. I have brought it into Resolve and tried to make it usable but I am getting noise
Re: DNG to dark?
by Joseph Owens 1 month ago
It used to be that if you had no IRE spread, either all 0's or all 1's... indistinguishable from a blank sheet of paper. What species of DNG are you working with If you have any kind of metadata descr
Lens and Raw corrections in Timeline-clips vs Clips
by Adriano Castaldini 2 months ago
Hi everyone, I'm right now the lucky owner of a Davinci Studio license Anyway, I noticed that it's possible to correct things like Lens distortion and Camera Raw values both in "Timelined" clips and "
Re: Lens and Raw corrections in Timeline-clips vs Clips
by Joseph Owens 2 months ago
Adriano Castaldini "Is there any difference between applying those corrections directly on the clips instead of doing the same on timeline-clips " It probably doesn't matter much if they are relative
Resolve keeps Dock from appearing
by Bob Cole 7 months 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 7 months 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 7 months ago
when iam iporting xml, 5D footage is not conforming properly why
Re: conforming problem
by Marc Wielage 7 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 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
Blog: #8 Welcome to the Low End
by John Davidson 3 years ago
Hi everyone. It's been over a year since we last made one of these walk through videos. There are many reasons we took so long. The first is that we've been too dang busy. The second is that it's pret
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Re: Blog: #8 Welcome to the Low End
by Joseph Owens 3 years ago
Very nice little home video. Glad it didn't cost too much or was very difficult to do. A. You carnivores disgust me. B. It takes three times as long to explain how to do it as the clip proper C. I did
Compositing and tracking
by Jonathan Bigler 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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
File: Fujifilm Board
by Pedro Saboya Burgos 3 years ago
png file a fujifilm board I've received for balancing. https: f1.creativecow.net 6981 fujifilm-board
Re: Fujifilm Board
by Joseph Owens 3 years ago
Looks like a pretty standard MacBeth Greitag chart on the right, and what Fuji would advertise as equivalent to the Kodak 18% CinemaTools chart. "Chart" is the correct terminology. All three manufactu
exported video is fine on my hard drive, but distorted on YouTube
by Tobin Duby 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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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