LUTs won't export on applied clips by Nicholas Johnson 8 years ago So I just downloaded LUT buddy and found these cool instagram-like LUTs that *apparently* should work with Premiere. I loaded and applied one, looked great, and then went to export my sequence and it
Premiere CC 2014.1 Project Manager by Michael Ron 5 years ago Hey, I work in a post-production facility and we are having some problems with the Project Manager. The latest update, where they redesigned the Project Manager tool solved the previous issues (long G
Want to stop Premiere from conforming by Marcello Mazzilli 7 years ago HI, I have loads of MXF that have 8 audio tracks.. and it takes ages to conform ! I don't need any of the audio tracks.. Is there a way to avoid conforming in Premiere I don't need audio from these fi
Decklink Drivers - Premiere Pro 5.5.1 by Ray Tragesser 8 years ago Blackmagic Support: Is there any news on upcoming drivers for the Decklink cards that will support Adobe Premiere 5.5.1 We really would like some indication of a timeframe. Thanks Ray
Some questions on Dolby Digital by Marcello Mazzilli 9 years ago Hi, I know this is not a strictly professional question but I hope somebody can help me. I have a Samsung series 8000 Led TV set and a Samsung HT-C5500 Home Theatre Dolby Digital 5.1. Up connection (f
Re: Some questions on Dolby Digital by Marcello Mazzilli 9 years ago I knew about this bidirectional HDMI but it seems Samsung is not adopting this system. They rely only on optical output and this is where I have the problem. Yes.. this DNLA is amazing. I am trying to
Commercial Movies on Canon 5D or 7D ? by Marcello Mazzilli 9 years ago Hi, does any one know of any "real movie" (the commercial ones, the ones that go in theatres) made with these cameras As far as I know the most commercial movie done was an episode of "House". Somebod
Toggle Disable All Effects by Dave Johnson 11 years ago It's been a while since I needed it so I've now shamefully forgotten how to toggle between viewing a timeline clip in its original form and that same clip with all effects applied (vs. turning each ef
Re: Toggle Disable All Effects by Marcello Mazzilli 9 years ago I am trying this but doesn't seem to work. I did a long job with no effects. I then did color correction etc.. then my client asked many changes. I would like to switch off the effects rendering, edit
Import HD without rendering by Saxon Rix 10 years ago Hi all. I have an HV20 camcorder. I can capture footage (captures it at .m2t format), but it has to be rendered when i import it, which is quite annoying. Im sure there are some codecs that it does no
Premiere VS Final Cut by Marcello Mazzilli 10 years ago This is an old question of mine.... I can use Final Cut on a MacBook and I can be able to edit in Full HD realtime with ProRes. Can't do the same with Premiere unless I install Cineform. But ProRes is
Re: Premiere VS Final Cut by Marcello Mazzilli 10 years ago Sure.. All your considerations on Premiere are right. But let's explain better. I have Mac not Windows... first of all. ProRes is nearly a standard on Mac and Premiere should comply (Apple or not Appl
Suddently no audio in final cut by Marcello Mazzilli 10 years ago Internal mixers work correctly, vu meter goes up and down as usual, rendered video has audio as usual.. but.. I can't hear anything in playback inside Final Cut. Just a few days ago was worknig fine.
Re: Suddently no audio in final cut by Marcello Mazzilli 10 years ago Thanks. It was set to view withmy VIDEO card (that I am not using as audio output).. Wonder who switched that.. Maybe because there was also an Audio follows video option... Thaks again siRoma di Marc
XDCAM standards and conversions by Marcello Mazzilli 10 years ago I have a JVC HM700 that records in XDCAM 35mbit. I can choose either a MOV (quicktime final cut standard)wrapper or an MP4 (Sony standard) wrapper. also you can convert lossly MOVs to MXF using Conver
Re: XDCAM standards and conversions by Marcello Mazzilli 10 years ago I know but sometimes I edit myself, sometimes I give footage to clients and some time is in between, where I edit some bits and they do some other. MXF worked fine for a TV production on AVID but same
Building RAID on Mac Pro by Marcello Mazzilli 10 years ago I just bought this eSata external case (http: www.transintl.com store category.cfm Category=2696&RequestTimeOut=500). I would like to put 4x 1.5 Tb 7200 rpm SATA drives and then configure hem with dis
Importing STL subtitles in Encore by Marcello Mazzilli 10 years ago I need to convert STL files (the client gave me) to Adobe Encore format. As far as I know Adobe Encore uses the following... 00;00;01;20 00;00;05;10 Hello this is a subtitle 1) What character Encore u
Re: Importing STL subtitles in Encore by Marcello Mazzilli 10 years ago I am doing some other tests and the issue seems to be the italian characters All the subtitle format converters just copy the character and don't (should they ) convert them to an ANSI equivalent. So.
Old HM700 upgraded to new HM700 by Marcello Mazzilli 10 years ago Just to inform you that my JVC assistance service was able today to update my old camera (one of the first lot.. not firmware upgradable from JVC's site) to the new one. This because there is a low-le
Re: Old HM700 upgraded to new HM700 by Marcello Mazzilli 10 years ago No.. it was done here in Italy. I posted this just to tell all you out there.. that.. it is possible. He phoned his "friend" in JVC and got some beta-never-to-be-published version and worked with it.
the 700 and 24p by Kevin Gallagher 10 years ago Let me start by saying that I have shot a lot of film in my day and know all about the limitations of shooting at 24FPS. But, this JVC700 is the first video camera that I have had that shoots at 24p.
Re: the 700 and 24p by Marcello Mazzilli 10 years ago Can somebody tell me if there is a difference in motion with 1 3 cameras in progressive mode compared to bigger CCD cameras I mean... does the size of the ccd count when speaking about jitter on progr
MXF Files...UGH by Naiche Lujan 10 years ago I was delivered footage on CompactFlash, half as MOV files and the other half as MXF files. The MXF files were by themselves without any accompanying files or folder structure. I don't have the luxury
Re: MXF Files...UGH... by Marcello Mazzilli 10 years ago To convert (just re-wrap) MOV files into MXF.. try File Converter 1.3 here http: www.convergent-design.com Updates_nanoFlash.htm siRoma di Marcello Mazzilli Corporate video productions in Italy www.si
Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 4.2 is available by Steve Eisen 10 years ago Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 4.2 is available. Native AVC-Intra Camera Workflows and Final Cut Pro 7 Project Compatability plus much more. http: www.adobe.com products premiere pdfs premiere_pro_4_2_update.
Another Copyright/Permission question by Greg Ball 10 years ago I have a potential restaurant client who wants to cut a montage together using movie clips and music that are related to their Mexican restaurant theme. My question is do they need copyright permissio
HD question by Mike Hoffman 10 years ago Is there any reason to shoot footage in HD if the final output is only going to be on a standard NTSC DVD Many programs don't seem to downconvert very well and it takes up a lot of extra time.
Re: HD question by Marcello Mazzilli 10 years ago Few considerationss... I come from PAL world (H=576) and not from NTSC world (H=480) and I think there are differences in converting down from H=108 (pal is 1,875:1 ratio NTSC is 2,25:2) In the articl
m2t files opening by mailo homolas 10 years ago Hi i tried open m2t file (HDV movie camera record) into AE cs4(not trial) and AE writes "AE: AEGP plugin AAF: Error occured while creating project (5027::12) Pls where is the problem
Re: m2t files opening by Marcello Mazzilli 10 years ago Instead of converting, try just re-wrapping. Is faster and you'll lose no quality. Try CLIPWRAP software.. It will rerap m2t footage to mov footage (keeping m2t format inside). It might be easier for
interlaced? progressive? AE workflow by gunnar Kordestani 10 years ago hi there, looking for some advice. I have DV PAL interlaced footage here. AfterEffects did some effects and now want to make a DVD which will be played mainly on flatscreens. 1.) would you suggest to
Re: Field Dominance Problem! by Marcello Mazzilli 10 years ago After FX "doesn't know" what you will need until you render.. so the best way of working is this... 1) Interpret correctly all your footage. You have to check that After FX "knows" what are the fields
Motivation Needed by Aaron Cadieux 10 years ago Hey everyone, I've complained about my job on the Cow many times. I've complained too much as a matter of fact. But I seriously need some advice here. My bosses are out of town on a 2-week trip. I am
Re: Motivation Needed by Marcello Mazzilli 10 years ago When I have long repetitive jobs, where no actual creative effort is asked, I try to see it as a factory making a car. So I split up the jobs in even more repetitive steps until my job is more about o
Pricing for an event by Rick Carhart 10 years ago Apologies if this is the wrong place for this post, but I couldn't immediately find anywhere more appropriate. My daughter takes ballet lessons at a dance studio. The studio has an annual performance
Re: Pricing for an event by Marcello Mazzilli 10 years ago In these cases.. I always make a price for the event and the master plus a small price for every DVD (that includes box, printed cover, my time in recording it, etc).. So I would say something like...
quicktime conversion tool by Philip Hibberd 10 years ago I'm exporting out of FCP5 using the quicktime conversion tool. The exported file has additional frames at the start and sometimes at the end. They are not present in my timeline. HDV 50i sequence Expo
Re: quicktime conversion tool by Marcello Mazzilli 10 years ago I always go out from FC in Pro-Res.. then I can use whatever I like to compress in whatever format.. .Like the free MPEG STREAMCLIP siRoma di Marcello Mazzilli Corporate video productions in Italy www
Yet another impossible key by Dumeyni Arnaud 10 years ago Hi all, I've been trying to key out this guy : http: lpcfoubis.free.fr preview rush_itw.mov Source is DV sd... I couldn't work on the original capture so I had them to transfer me the rush via the Pro
blur or mask background by Ed Tworek 10 years ago Hey Edit Gurus, I need a hand with this one. Shooting a project tomorrow, that involves industrial machinery. The client wants his product to be the focus of attention, and not show machines from othe
Re: blur or mask background by Marcello Mazzilli 10 years ago Try to increase depth of Field on sit by going far with the tripod and shooting in TELE. If you still need to do something afetrwards, as well as duplicating layers and masking one (as described above
JVC HD Camera Options by Dan Magnafichi 10 years ago Hello All, long time listener, first time caller. I'm buying a new FCP Studio NLE system and have 2 options in mind for a camera. Option 1: JVC GY-HD 200 - This gives me the option to record on tape a
Re: JVC HD Camera Options by Marcello Mazzilli 10 years ago I recorded a 1hour concert , it didn't stop and I didn't loose any frames.. in 1080 50i format. if this helps... I have this camera since it came out (was one of the 1st to get it here in Italy).. aro
XDCam EX .mov to Premiere Pro? by Paul O'Brien 11 years ago First of kudos to all the cow community; everytime I've had an issue I count on coming here first and BAM! an answer to solve my issue. I've never had to create a new post. Until now... I had a friend
Re: XDCam EX .mov to Premiere Pro? by Marcello Mazzilli 10 years ago I was reviewing my posts and got to this one.. Sorry.. I didn't read the answer at the time.. Still.. I have problems understanding what Premiere can do and what it can't do.... If I import XDCAM (MP4
3 way colour correction by brian paterson 10 years ago Hi I am new to Creative cow and have just watched the excellent Final Cut tutorial by Richard Harrington on the common problem of backlighting using the three way colour corrector. I followed his tuto
rendering problem by Faiz ul Hassan 10 years ago using Quad core 3.0 with 16 GB of Ram, after effect version is CS3 Windows XP x64. i am facing this problem. and often when a project become some what heavy mean compositing and effects wise, this giv
Re: rendering problem by Marcello Mazzilli 10 years ago Try this... http: www.onoff.ch 2008 06 21 secret-after-effects-settings Also.. for complex projects I tend to pre-render (in no-compression formats) heavy an repetitive animations, import them and pas
Old Editors vs New Editors by Roy Schneider 10 years ago Hi All: Over the years there has been numerous threads about Old School Editors vs New School Editors. The following is a link to an article that may sum it up the best way possible. Enjoy! http: www.
Re: Old Editors vs New Editors by Marcello Mazzilli 10 years ago I started on linear editing weddings and was a very good way to start in my opinion. You have to plan everything. All the camera men of our facility were trained to shoot in a certain way so we, editr
Rendering Issue by Danny Soderberg 10 years ago Hi, I have been having this issue in After Effects: Whenever I render any video in After Effects, it only renders about three seconds (no matter how many effects I have applied to the video). Does any
Re: Rendering Issue by Marcello Mazzilli 10 years ago Yes... If your aim is to keep quality and the only reason for converting is to feed AfterFX with some easier codec (non intra frame) I'd go for no compressed (but takes a lot of space) The aim of the
Mimic fast shutter speed by Phil Doherty 10 years ago Is there away of making a clip look like its been shot at a high shutter speed to create that staccato type look. In Motion or After Effects
3D effect with photographs by Chuck Purnell 10 years ago I am not sure what the technique is called. Perhaps its some sort of Compositing done. I am speaking how do you make a picture look 3 dimensional I have been seeing it a lot lately in various things o
Re: 3D effect with photographs by Marcello Mazzilli 10 years ago It depends.... I've found out (but is my idea) that thyere is not much point to animate in this way a normal modern foto. The first question an intelligent audience member should make is .. "Why didn'