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Marcus Smith

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April 23rd 2009
89 Posts
ARRI Alexa grading
by Sam Coward 4 years ago
Hello there, I'm working with ARRI Alexa footage for the first time. Its grey and flat as expected, but the ARRI specific LUTS aren't working well, even as a base to do different grading. I think the
Re: ARRI Alexa grading
by Marcus Smith 4 years ago
Hi Mike, Thanks for jumping in here and clearing up my terrible terminology. I'm just learning about ACES and its clearly not the appropriate use of RRT here, and its great to learn from someone with
Library Empty In Resolve
by Bill Thomas 5 years ago
Hi I just down loaded DaVinci Lite. Two quick questions 1. I cannot get footage in my library. It has one folder that's my mac movie folder with five folders inside. I've tried dragging footage into t
Re: Library Empty In Resolve
by Marcus Smith 5 years ago
Hi Bill, Seems like your new to Davinci. Welcome! Before I address each of your questions I'll first make a comment about learning Davinci. Davinci Resolve is a very powerful grading and (soon to be)
Which Flavour of Titan is the best?
by Marcus Smith 6 years ago
Hi guys, I'm trying to work out which is the best flavour of Titan to buy for OSX and was wondering if those with experience could help. I would like to use the Titans in these two separate instances:
Re: Which Flavour of Titan is the best?
by Marcus Smith 6 years ago
Thanks for your thoughts gentlemen. Just wondering if there is any differences between the Titan Black brands Palit, Asus, Gigabyte and EVGA all make the Blacks. Will all the brands be fine working wi
B-Spline power windows - gone in 10?
by Marcus Smith 6 years ago
Hey guys, I was just wondering if there is any way to switch back to B-Spline power windows in version 10 Can't find it in the manual. Thanks, Marcus.
Re: B-Spline power windows - gone in 10?
by Joseph Owens 6 years ago
Dan Moran " and hold when drawing the shape to add the spline" I think they also appear as B-splines when you add points to a completed shape. jPo "I always pass on free advice -- its never of any us
Methods for getting screening notes into resolve?
by Nat Jencks 6 years ago
Hi folks, I work primarily on features, and like to take notes on films as they play in real time. Since the resolve markers feature doesn't let you associate notes with markers I typically take notes
Re: Methods for getting screening notes into resolve?
by Marcus Smith 6 years ago
Mike Most "I don't have any real disagreement with your overall post, but I don't know of anyone who is actually a working colorist who would prefer a Tangent Element set over the DaVinci panels unde
Tangent ELEMENT users, unite!
by Francois Driessen 6 years ago
Hi there, Guys Don't know how many of you guys out there are using the Tangent ELEMENT as a control surface for Resolve. I've been running mine for about 8 months now and I love it. However: Even thou
Re: Tangent ELEMENT users, unite!
by Marcus Smith 6 years ago
Hi Francois, I think most would agree that a custom mapping option for the BM desk and the major third party controllers would be the ideal solution. The fact that the current BM desk doesn't enable y
Please Support Element Remapping.
by Mikhail Puzyrev 6 years ago
Dear BMD Marketing Team! Please, let us remap Tangent Element controls. It's not just useless but looks like sophisticated torture in some way.. What made me to post it now I have got a session with m
Re: Please Support Element Remapping.
by Marcus Smith 6 years ago
+1.
Quicktime Only 8 bit in CC? Is PPro is unsuable for professional finishing and online?
by Marcus Smith 6 years ago
Hey guys, Premiere Pro CC is rendering all flavours of quicktime in what looks like 8 bit with Max Bit Depth and Render quality turned on. It doesn't matter whether you are rendering from the timeline
Re: Quicktime Only 8 bit in CC? Is PPro is unsuable for professional finishing and online?
by Marcus Smith 6 years ago
Walter Soyka "Does DNxHD 220X render any faster for your setup " On your suggestion I went back again to test the 220x codec with some surprising results. I tested one minute of Prores HQ and DNXHD22
Premiere Pro and Decklink 10 Bit Playback is 8 bit bandwith.
by Paul Jay 7 years ago
I'm surprised this issue is ignored for a long time. I've posted this issue before and it's confirmed by more people. I'm posting this in the Premiere Pro and the Blackmagic Design forum. Problem: Ado
Re: Premiere Pro and Decklink 10 Bit Playback is 8 bit bandwith.
by Marcus Smith 6 years ago
Hi guys, Did any of you find an answer to this problem I'm having a similar issue, which has been logged here: http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 3 947161
Premiere Pro CC Export To Tape
by Marcus Smith 6 years ago
Hi Premiere Pro CC beta testers, Does anyone know if the (supremely terrible) export to tape function in Premiere got the much needed overhaul in CC Or does the cloud master my tapes now Cheers, Marcu
Re: Premiere Pro CC Export To Tape
by Marcus Smith 6 years ago
Hi Kevin, Great news! Is it any good Thanks, Marcus.
Can I not view 1080p23.98 footage on a playback monitor in Premiere CS6 without using the Blackmagic Codec at 59.94i????!!!
by Chris Joslin 7 years ago
Hello all - So I pretty much summed up my question in the subject. As an editor who is finally accepting the fact that FCP7 is on its way out, I have been toying around with Premiere and have discover
Re: Can I not view 1080p23.98 footage on a playback monitor in Premiere CS6 without using the Blackmagic Codec at 59.94i????!!!
by Marcus Smith 7 years ago
Hi Bret, We've been using 23.976 playback fine on the blackmagic decklink. Sound sometimes goes out of sync, but it does work. Just. ;)
Is Sapphire supposed to work on Premier Pro CS6?
by Marcus Smith 7 years ago
Hey guys, Just wondering if there are any happy customers out there using Sapphire with CS6 on Mac OSX Thanks, Marcus.
Re: Is Sapphire supposed to work on Premier Pro CS6?
by Justin Ferar 7 years ago
Pretty much mind-blowing with 3.33 MacPro 6 core and Quadro 4000. Most things play real time at half res and even full res for the first couple of seconds. Mind blowing.
Quite nice article summing up whats new in FCP X - looks good to me
by Ben Edwards 9 years ago
Now the dust has started to settle I feel quite positive. The basic interface has been kept and lots of things look like they have been fixed (i.e. brought into the 21st century all be it 10 years lat
+1
Jason Jenkins liked this 9 years ago
Re: Quite nice article summing up whats new in FCP X - looks good to me
by Marcus Smith 9 years ago
Firstly thanks for the insight and posts NAB folk. The biggest question for me are simple "under the hood" fundamentals like a proper render cache management system and a media management system at th
Nesting/Resizing Quality Issue
by Paul Cummings 10 years ago
Hi, I'm having a problem where I edited a project in a timeline where the sequence is 1024x576 but I basically need to upscale to 1920x1080. Now...there is no issue with the quality of the content. Th
Re: Nesting/Resizing Quality Issue
by Marcus Smith 10 years ago
Paul, I recently wrote a program that will do this automatically with XML. I can't give you the program but if you send me the XML of your project I could do the conversion for you. Cheers, Marcus mar
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