PP & UltraStudio Express by Tim Phillips 2 weeks 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 5 days 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 2 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 1 month 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 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 1 month 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 1 month 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
Best "grunge" effects for fcpx? opinions? by Jim Kehoe 3 months ago hey guys! making a music video and wanted some cool grunge effects similar to this video (i know they did most in after effects motion): https: youtu.be BaACrT6Ydik I am green-screening the video so j
Video Playback issues by Julie DeHaan 3 months ago I'm having an issue with playback in premiere pro cc. The video playback is playing at about half speed, but the audio is playing fine. When i hit the spacebar, the audio sounds totally normal but the
Re: Video Playback issues by Kevin Rag 3 months ago Like Shane said, underpowered machine. i7 is much, much better for video editing. At least 16 GB RAM. 24 is better. I'd recommend a more powerful 4 GB GPU. And, are you playing footage form your inter
Apple Mac Pro for increased render speed? by Tim Williams 3 months ago I'm thinking of upgrading my system to increase render speeds in Premiere Pro & After Effects I'm currently using an iMac 27" 3.2gig intel core i5, 32gig memory, 3tb Fusion drive & SSD external drive.
Re: Apple Mac Pro for increased render speed? by Kevin Rag 3 months ago And if you can wait one more month, MBPs and iMacs would be upgraded with faster processors:) If you can't wait, then like what Dan says, go with the best specced iMac 5K 27". Kannan Raghavan The Big
Reducing Flicker from lighting by Amber Sanders 2 years ago Hi there, I have some footage that was filmed 25p 1 50 shutter on a canon 5d mkiii in a 50z area. I think the lighting was slightly out of the 50hz range so i have lighting flicker on the footage. I h
Re: Reducing Flicker from lighting by Kevin Rag 4 months ago I usually use FCP X or PrPro but had to use Avid a few months back at a client's place. There is a flicker removal filter in MC that works really well. AM not sure if it was a third party plugin or a
RAID solution for documentary editing by Alexandre Brandt 8 months 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 5 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'
New Plugin, cheap! - Overshoot Text by Bret Williams 5 months ago Hey guys, I've got a new text plugin I'm pretty excited about. I've been working on it off and on for awhile and have used it extensively in a recent video and found it made even the most mundane text
Hardware query by Nicholas Lean 7 months 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 7 months 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 7 months 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 1 year 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 10 months 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 2 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
Budget IPS monitor for grading by Michael Lewis 2 years ago I was wondering if anyone had suggestions on a budget monitor for color correction. I've owned the dell U2410, the U2412, U2413, and the hp zr2440w and zr24w. They have served me fairly well in the pa
Re: Budget IPS monitor for grading by Kevin Rag 2 years ago If you're not planning to capture and looking for a video I O only for monitoring, check out UltraStudio Mini Monitor from BlackMagic. https: www.blackmagicdesign.com products ultrastudiothunderbolt W
Long time editor's frustration with FCPX by David Berez 2 years ago Long time reader, a very rare poster. First off, thanks to the Cow Community. Without a doubt the most impactful change in my 30 plus years of editing is the online communities. Its not hard to rememb
Re: Long time editor's frustration with FCPX by Kevin Rag 2 years ago I get you Steve:) After moving to FCP X and PrPro CC from legacy, had to edit a project on MC. Jeez. This was after being a MC editor till 2002. The interface looked so old. Ancient. Felt like I was u
Growing files in PremierePro by Kevin Rag 2 years ago Hi guys. A long time FCP 7 user switched to PrPro CC and FCP X. For the kind of work I do most, I import growing files (QT ProRes 422) into PrPro and edit. In FCP 7, you don't have to set any preferen
Re: Growing files in PremierePro by Trevor Asquerthian 2 years ago What are you using to capture the growing files (EVS, Softron or PictureReady or another ) I think the refresh is related to redrawing waveforms and storing them as PEK files, I'm not sure there's muc
Travel to China with gear by Michael Cline 2 years ago Hello, So I just landed my dream freelance gig. Heading to China in a few weeks to film a documentary, well it's more of a corporate style video wrapped up in a doc, but that's okay. I've read through
Re: Travel to China with gear by Kevin Rag 2 years ago Hi Michael. I've travelled to China a lot on work. I usually carry my editing MacBook Pro, another MBP for GFX, two external thunderbolt RAIDs, video I Os, a drone for aerial filming, all the chargers