Video not importing with .MOV file by Andrew Crittenden 3 days ago Hello, I can't seem to get the video to import with this file. Only the audio gets imported. Info: Premiere Pro cc 2017 iMac 27 inch 3.1 GHz intel core i5 16GB The video is 1280 x 720 Apple Prores 444
Release of DaVinci Resolve 14.1 by Peter Chamberlain 7 days ago Hello, we are pleased to report the release of DaVinci Resolve 14.1 This is a no charge update for existing customers and the Studio and free version is available on the BMD support web site. https: w
Camera Upgrade by Peter Balser 1 month ago Hi everyone! Currently working as a staff photographer for a smaller newspaper and shooting with a Canon EOS Rebel T5. I've had this camera for a while, and I'm looking to upgrade. It's important to n
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Importing eps files by Kevin Rag 1 month ago Hi guys, Been using Pro animator (standalone) for a while now. But am going to stop my CC subscription. If I'm going with Affinity designer, which exports or saves eps files (not .ai), is there anyway
Promise editing 4K files by Michael Jones 1 month ago Just recently I've had an issue with editing 4K files on my iMac. Never had this problem before...when I'm playing back clips in the timeline, the playhead stops, the video in the program window freez
Re: Promise editing 4K files by Kevin Rag 1 month ago I notice two things straight away. 8GB ram is not good enough for editing. At least 16 GB required. On a desktop, I d go 48GB. Never edit off your internal OS drive. The system already has to run your
OT: How do you present work-in-progress? by Walter Soyka 2 months ago A rather broad question, but how do you present your WIPs to clients or stakeholders What do you hope to get out of a review What level of roughness or polish do you aim to provide early on How much d
Re: OT: How do you present work-in-progress? by Kevin Rag 2 months ago +1 for screenlight.tv It's pretty simple for clients to use and very reasonably priced. Was using the free version of frame.io before. When I wanted to upgrade, screenlight seemed to give best bang fo
GH5 10 bit FHD recording problem!!! by Kevin Rag 2 months ago Hey guys, Bought a GH5 last week. Been testing it. Haven shot 4K yet. There's a strange problem. I can shoot MP4 snd avchd files with no problems at all. 8 bit .mov is fine too. But when I shoot 10 bi
Chromatic? by Steve Connor 4 months ago I've been waiting for this and have noticed a number of tutorials have been posted on their Vimeo page, but still no sign of it on the site Has anyone tried it yet
Re: Chromatic? by Kevin Rag 3 months ago Wow! Just wow! Bough this a few days back. Am loving it so far. No crashes, tracking masks, precise adjustments. Loving everything about it. Haven't used CF Pro since I bought this. Hope it can be use
File Management FCP X10.3 by Greg Ball 4 months ago I finally finished my first project in FCPX 10.3. Whew!!! That was fun. But now as I'm going to start editing a new project I'm wondering if someone can give me the best way of saving the library, eve
Title Software by David Mayer 5 months ago Need suggestions for third party titling software to add animated titles to a TV commercial. Something easy to use, with templates, and not too expensive. (Not After Effects) iMac (Retina 5K, 27 inch,
Re: Title Software by Kevin Rag 5 months ago Motion is actually pretty easy to get started with. But you can have a look at FX factory for various plugins. Also my favourite, lenofx.com. There are a lot of plugins available to do this kind of st
PP & UltraStudio Express by Tim Phillips 6 months ago Hi all, I saw a similar question on this forum, but mine is slightly different. Sorry for the extra post. Is anyone successfully using a BM UltraStudio Express with Premiere Pro I'm on a new iMac runn
Re: PP & UltraStudio Express by Kevin Rag 6 months ago Hey Tim, I'm using a BM Ultrastudio Express with my MBP. Been using it for over 4 years. It works like a charm. As I understand, you plug in the analog out XLRs from the breakout cable into the Mackie
video noise reduction plug in by Craig Alan 6 months ago Is NEAT still the best plug in for video noise reduction Anything built it - don't see it in effects. Imacs (i7); Canon 5D Mark III 70D, Panasonic HPX250P, FCP X 10.3, teach video production in L.A.
Lowering volume by Keith Vickers 6 months ago I have a movie on my timeline with an audio track. I have laid some short audio clips over the top of certain parts of the original audio. Can any wise member advise on how I can go about lowering the
Re: Lowering volume by Kevin Rag 6 months ago Place the position bar over the audio clip and go to audio clip mixer and adjust the slider to get the desired volume. Playback from the previous clip to make sure the volumes are a good match. Kannan
AVCi100 mxf Growing file in Premiere 2017 by Jamie McGee 7 months ago Hi. We are currently using Tools On Air Just:In to ingest growing files for Premiere. The preferred format is AVCi100 in mxf wrapper. Since Premiere 2014, we have struggled with the performance of AVC
Re: AVCi100 mxf Growing file in Premiere 2017 by Kevin Rag 7 months ago I just tried it. Same problem. When loaded in the source monitor, just shows a freeze of the first frame. When I stop recording and the file is closed, no problems. But growing files don't work. Both
Re: Looking for DaVinci Resolve 14 training by Kevin Rag 7 months ago Wait for Ripple Training's tuts. By Alexis Van Hurkman. I got their Resolve 12 tutorial. Really, really good. Alexis kinda consults for BM on Resolve. Kannan Raghavan The Big Toad Films Pte. Ltd.
PAL to NTSC audio dilemma... by Tom Turner 7 months ago Can anyone help I'm trying to convert a short, shot at PAL 25fps, to NTSC 23.976fps for stateside screening. I want to maintain quality as much as possible, so I've conformed the video using AE (and u
Re: PAL to NTSC audio dilemma... by Kevin Rag 7 months ago For over 20 years, I've always done frame rate conversions through a hardware box like a Teranex. No problems whatsoever. I always found software conversions problematic. If you can find a facility wh
RAID solution for documentary editing by Alexandre Brandt 1 year ago Hello fellows, Thinking about storage solutions for large documentary project, I need some advice. I will be editing a feature documentary where the footage is in different formats located in over 9 d
Re: RAID solution for documentary editing by Kevin Rag 10 months ago Hey Alex, Go with RAID 5. You lose the capacity of one drive. But you still get good speed and redundancy. That is, even if you lose one drive, you don't lose any data. It is automatically rebuilt. I'
Hardware query by Nicholas Lean 1 year ago Advance apologies if this seems a rather rudimentary question. I am finally moving over to Mac for both editing and grading softwares having never used Apple before. I have been predominantly a Vegas
Re: Hardware query by Kevin Rag 1 year ago An iMac with an i7 processor would be better for editing. Pretty much a requirement:) Kannan Raghavan The Big Toad Films Pte. Ltd.
HyperDeck Studio playback by Kevin Rag 1 year ago Hi everyone. I've been eyeing the HyperDeck studio for a while. My main purpose is to export files (ProRes 422) from my NLE (FCP X or PrPro CC 2017) on to SSDs and playback using the HyperDeck. I know
xdcam transfer El Capitan by Donal Glackin 2 years ago Sorry if this has already been addressed but just wondering if anyone knows of Xdcam Transfer Drive getting an update for El Capitan, Old laptop kicked the bucket a week ago so had to buy new but been
Best DSLR Bag for travelling? by Pedro Lino 1 year ago Hello everyone, I'm looking for a large bag where I can comfortably fit all my DSLR gear (camera, lenses,tripod, shoulder mount, etc) no bigger than cabin luggage, so I can take it with me in airplane
Resolve 12.5 as NLE by Oliver Peters 2 years ago I'm sure by now a number of you have been playing with Resolve 12.5 beta as an editing tool. Since it's the closest to a hybrid between a traditional track-based editor and FCPX, what are your thought
Re: Resolve 12.5 as NLE by Kevin Rag 2 years ago Read bot parts 1 & 2. Pretty useful insights. Bought the Ripple tut too. Getting started on Resolve on my next project. Kannan Raghavan The Big Toad Films Pte. Ltd.
Interested in buying Black Magic URSA by Phillip Knapp 2 years ago So the past couple years I've been working with the Sony NX5U and the boss man says to look into potentially a new better camera. I've heard great things about Black Magic and the price range is great
OT: And then there is this... by Scott Witthaus 2 years ago Avid cutting costs people AGAIN. http: www.betaboston.com news 2016 02 29 avid-technology-slims-down-again Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Post Production Supervisor 1708 Inc. Editorial Professor, VCU Br
Re: OT: And then there is this... by David Mathis 2 years ago I prefer the interface as is in Resolve. Avid seems to be from the dinosaur age when it comes to that. Just my honest opinion. Yes, I did use the "D" word. Your eyes do not deceive you.
Re: Ultrastudio mini monitor unusable in fcpx by Kevin Rag 2 years ago Am having a lot of crashes using the Ultrastudio Express with FCPX. If I turn off the AV output, it's fine. So, i think it is the drivers causing the issue. Hope BM address this issue soon. Kannan Rag
Baselight by David Mathis 2 years ago Anyone in here have experience with Baselight I have thought about it, just expensive at this point. Hoping they make an edition for Final Cut Pro X, not sure if that will happen. I do like Resolve bu
Re: Baselight by Kevin Rag 2 years ago Hi David, I used to grade in Resolve quite a lot until a while back. Ever since I bought color finale for FCPX I finish most of the grading within FCP. Am not sure if this was helpful in anyway, but I
Video Editing Setup on a Budget? by Jake Russ 2 years ago Hey, so I'm a high school student who is very interested in video editing. I do work at my local tv station, and have done editing for several short films. I'm needing to upgrade some of my equipment
Re: Video Editing Setup on a Budget? by Kevin Rag 2 years ago I use a Logitech mouse with extra buttons to which I've assigned frequently used shortcuts. This is a wired mouse. I always liked wired ones, you don't have to worry about the battery running out. You
FCP X Summitt in San Jose by Bill Davis 2 years ago So tomorrow it begins. Thursday is settle in. Friday is at Apple for the FCP X briefing (no cameras or phones alowed!) Friday night is the Supermeet. Saturday and Sunday classes. This should be fun! K
Re: FCP X Summitt in San Jose by Bill Davis 2 years ago Michael Hadley "Don't know why AAPL goes to such lengths to hide their team and commitment to the pro community events like the one you describe help us all justify our commitment to the FCPX platfor
FCP 10.1 transition plug ins by Sherril Schlesinger 2 years ago Hi Guys, Anyone out there recommend any great 3rd party TRANSITION plug ins for FCP 10.1 I used to have a great set of transitions for FCP 7 but haven't seen anything comparable for X. Thanks Sherril
First camera recommendations? $2000 budget by Erin Smith 3 years ago I'm an editor looking to get into making my own shorts and want to buy a camera. I have a $2000 - $3000 budget for getting the body and initial lenses, and any initial audio equipment I'd need. I've w