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Nina Lucia

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June 18th 2012
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replacing proxies with colored footage issue
by Sam Stephan 3 months ago
Hi all, I'm a first-time poster here; hopefully this is posted in the correct area. I've done searches on this through this forum and the Avid Community but haven't found a prior post that handles my
Re: replacing proxies with colored footage issue
by Nina Lucia 3 months ago
Did you get an AAF back from the colorist If so, can you import that and link to the colored material so that you now have the "colorist" sequence all linked and color timed If you can get that far, t
markers on clip and markers on same clip in sequence
by Ludmil Kazakov 3 months ago
ok.. so i have a clip that is on a sequence.. i frame match that clip and make markers on the source clip.. then those markers are not on the very same clip on the sequence.. i have to overwrite it...
Re: markers on clip and markers on same clip in sequence
by Nina Lucia 3 months ago
Yes. Good clarification. I should have said when you cut them into the sequence they will be in the sequence as well if they were on the clip. Should you want to use it, that setting is here, you need
Importing Audio from Sound Devices 633
by Molly Gandour 3 months ago
Is there a shortcut to importing audio from Sound Devices 633 folder structure Instead of being able to import files from a whole day, it seems I have to click into each scene set-up one by one. (a) T
Re: Importing Audio from Sound Devices 633
by Nina Lucia 3 months ago
Additionally, if you need to know what folder the sound file came from to keep them organized in the Avid, you can have the bin show the Source Path column and see what folder it lives in on the HDD a
Moving MC 2018.12 Project Back to Older Versions
by Ajay Saklani 3 months ago
Hi, I'm new to Media Composer. I have worked on FCP, Premiere Pro and Da Vinci Resolve. I'm further planning to use MC for film edits as most of the studios around me have MC the only option available
Re: Moving MC 2018.12 Project Back to Older Versions
by Glenn Sakatch 3 months ago
I curently have 8.5 on an imac and 2019.(2 ) on a PC. They share projects via Mimic, and i routinely open them on each others computers, and (sometimes) at the same time. Only caveat is that my PC is
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Exception: The sequence or one of its source elements is too long to be played
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
I did a search for this error and can't seem to find a fix: Exception: The sequence or one of its source elements is too long to be played. Such an odd one and I am running 2018.10.x on a Mac Pro High
Re: Exception: The sequence or one of its source elements is too long to be played
by Nina Lucia 3 months ago
I've had that error and I think it was when I made group clips with shots that had timecode going over from one day to the next, past midnight. The clip would not load and got that error. I looked at
Group Clips don't hold color management settings???
by Nina Lucia 3 months ago
Using MC 2018.4... Cutting a short film and some of it was shot with two cameras that have been brought into MC with very different color. I found a setting inside Source Settings Color Encoding to us
Grouping Clips with Camera starts and stops possible now?
by Nina Lucia 6 months ago
I've got some footage that has 14 cameras with 5 of them starting and stopping throughout the long (1hr+) clip. Can Avid now group these in leaving black between the camera start stops I haven't been
Re: Grouping Clips with Camera starts and stops possible now?
by Nina Lucia 6 months ago
That looks genius! Gonna give it a try, thanks!
Ugly frame blending after render...
by ethan wright 8 months ago
Hiya folks, Had a very odd batch of clips that I've been working on for the last few months. All 2k, but mixed framerates between 24.9, 25, 25.9, 26, 29 and so on. A bit of a mess, but here we are. Th
Re: Ugly frame blending after render...
by Brent Marginet 8 months ago
This is because all Smart Phones and many Consumer Cameras shoot Variable Frame Rate Footage. The only way to to get around this is to use a proper piece of software on your Smartphone like Filmic Pro
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Nina Lucia liked this 7 months ago
AMA linking not available? - IMPORT QUESTIONS
by matt chapman 11 months ago
Hey guys- Making the jump from Premiere to Avid. Have a bunch of footage for messing around with. A few questions, I've reviewed the (ANCIENT... 2013) "Getting started fast with Avid Media Composer" f
Re: AMA linking not available? - IMPORT QUESTIONS
by Shane Ross 11 months ago
matt chapman "Now, does anyone know how to easily handle cell phone (1080 x 1920) footage. When I transcoded it to MXF through AVID, it all stretched. " Make a project with the dimensions of the phon
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Delete audio track in sequence A, deleted all audio mix in a project
by Lena Gregorian 1 year ago
Hello everyone, I was grouping three cameras in a project with already mixed sound on other sequences. When all the groups were on the timeline ive erased the unnecessary audio tracks. Now I have a se
Re: Delete audio track in sequence A, deleted all audio mix in a project
by Lena Gregorian 1 year ago
Well, everything is solved. Apparently the audio mixer has a menu (...) and if you toggle the "auto" option (which I didn't ) then it bypasses the mixed setup, if you toggle another option everything
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Nina Lucia liked this 1 year ago
What mxf resolution should I use for Canon 5D 1920x1080 footage?
by Nina Lucia 2 years ago
Hello! I've got a short to cut that was shot on a Canon 5D. The mov files are h264 1920x1080 45mbits s data rate 23.976. Not sure if it's 8-bit or 10-bit and the drive is not with me right now. Don't
Re: What mxf resolution should I use for Canon 5D 1920x1080 footage?
by Brent Marginet 2 years ago
I would say use DNX-175X even though the Camera originals are 8bit. 175X files are the same size as 175 files and if you use 175X for all your graphics and effects they will hold up better. "MY MEDIA
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PC to Mac
by Chris Gill 2 years ago
I m about to start a film... the dailies will be processed on a pc Avid but I ll be cutting remotely on an IMac. Can I expect any issues reading the avid media MXF files I ll be using a 4TB Gtech stan
Re: PC to Mac
by Shane Ross 2 years ago
That TB RAID happen to be an OWC RAID with SoftRaid I know that MacDrive (and pro) won't see that. SoftRaid software is Mac Only and those raids are only viewable on a Mac. That's one issue I have. Sh
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Nina Lucia liked this 2 years ago
Can the Tape field for Arri raw files in Avid media have frames in it?
by Nina Lucia 2 years ago
So... I'm making Avid media from Arri raw files in Resolve 12.5 and I'm not experienced on Resolve. I've done a lot of testing and here's what I've found: If I make mxf files the Tape name is includin
Re: Can the Tape field for Arri raw files in Avid media have frames in it?
by Nina Lucia 2 years ago
Interesting. I did end up making Pro-Res DNx QTs and so I used Source File Name and the clip info in the Avid is good. The burn-in has the frames but that doesn't matter. I also included the Reel and
Removing Resolve Lite completely
by Lee Warner 7 years ago
I installed Resolve Lite on my Lion Media Composer 6 drive and decided that it wasn't for me. Unfortunately the uninstaller only removes Resolve and leaves various BM and NVidia drivers on my system.
Re: Removing Resolve Lite completely
by Lee Warner 7 years ago
I got a reply from Blackmagic tech support. Here's their solution. Removing DaVinci Resolve Lite From Your System The following process describes how to remove Resolve Lite from your Mac system. This
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Nina Lucia liked this 2 years ago
Adding LUTs in Avid and Working w/ DNx175 Footage?
by Paul Frank 2 years ago
Will adding LUTs to your footage in Avid slow the system down or eat up any processing power Are there any cons to this workflow Will working in DNx175 on a feature with lots of footage slow Avid down
Re: Adding LUTs in Avid and Working w/ DNx175 Footage?
by Michael Phillips 2 years ago
The option to do so was added later so earlier versions of Target Mask did not have the capability. Michael
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Nina Lucia liked this 2 years ago
Basic Tutorial. How to get Avid OP Atom Media from Resolve into a Bin.
by Brent Marginet 2 years ago
Here's a Tutorial on a quick way to get your OP-Atom Rendered Media from Resolve into an MC Bin. I'm sure this has been posted here before and all the Avid Pros know how to do this but I hope this wil
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Re: Basic Tutorial. How to get Avid OP Atom Media from Resolve into a Bin.
by Brent Marginet 2 years ago
One more quick addition to explain the method to my madness. I get hired to work for a small production company on a regular basis that had a so called SAN built for them by a Network Administrator. S
Manually add markers in Script Synced scene
by Ludmil Kazakov 2 years ago
i cant manually add script sync makers!!! anyone else had this issue so i drag the clip, i find my position. i hit add script sync marker.. and nothing... running Yosemete with 8.3
Re: Manually add markers in Script Synced scene
by Ludmil Kazakov 2 years ago
well.. i happened to fixed it.. if anyone has this issue its because of frame flex or any color luts added.. they need to be removed otherwise you cannot add markers... silly!
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Importing audio to custom track assignment
by Henry Bolton 2 years ago
Hi there, Is it possible to change the track assignment of a mono audio clip I have 16 mics recorded in the field and they all come in as A1 when imported. When I group them together with the 4 camera
Re: Importing audio to custom track assignment
by Michael Phillips 2 years ago
See my blog on syncing and preserving names. The individual track info will be in fields TRK1, etc. but not as the name itself in the timeline as it inherits the V name http: 24p.com wordpress wp-cont
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Edit your own post
by Ann Bens 3 years ago
Why cannot we edit our own post in all views. I have the forum set to a particular view which does not allow editing. Such a pain as I am notorious for making spelling mistakes. ----------------------
Re: Edit your own post
by Nina Lucia 2 years ago
I cannot find the edit button. One time, months ago I miraculously stumbled upon it, I don't know if it was a reply or a topic I started, but it is an elusive little guy. Where is it I can't find it a
FileMaker to Avid metadata?
by Timothy Ballard 2 years ago
Hi there, Has anyone ever had success with entering data from FileMaker Pro to Avid It is an archival documentary and I am taking metadata from the FileMaker listings and logging it into Avid. is ther
Re: FileMaker to Avid metadata?
by Michael Phillips 2 years ago
You need to export a TAB delimited file, then edit the header to look like an ALE and add sections Column and Data. As long as the field names match those expected by Media Composer, you should be goo
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Proper workflow for Avid project from Pro-Res proxies ?
by Nina Lucia 2 years ago
So I'm starting up a project that was shot on Red and the DIT synced the pic and audio in Resolve and then made Pro-Res proxies. The proxies have all the audio tracks on them. Except for the first day
Re: Proper workflow for Avid project from Pro-Res proxies ?
by Glenn Sakatch 2 years ago
I would only point out that (with no knowledge of your box) your re-transcode might be totally unnecessary. I just finished a feature lenght movie that was shot Arri Raw, transcoded by the DIT in the
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Crashing due to adding 2nd sequence or file size increasing?
by Matt Wilson 2 years ago
Hi, Am working on 2 hr film project with file size of 92 MB. I made a copy of the project to use to cut a 1-2 minute trailer for the film. In the new copied project, I opened up a 2nd sequence and sta
Re: Crashing due to adding 2nd sequence or file size increasing?
by Nina Lucia 2 years ago
I've had a project in the past that would crash a lot. What I did was open FCP and save the empty project, I just named it EMPTY. Then I would open that up and open the project I wanted to work on fro
Quick and easy way to un-nest a feature film I inherited?
by Nina Lucia 3 years ago
I inherited a project that has a 90 min. film built with nested scenes. Is there an easier way to un-nest these than rebuilding it by copying and pasting the indiviual scenes A particular problem I se
Re: Quick and easy way to un-nest a feature film I inherited?
by Nina Lucia 3 years ago
Thanks for the tips! I did the copy paste thing, measuring each scene to be (somewhat) sure what I was cutting in was the same as the edit (I made a copy of the edit to work on so I can check it again
FCP Share - Time Remaining Question
by Dean Longfield 4 years ago
On two of my work computers that have FCP-7, when i try to use SHARE to burn a DVD, the Time Remaining and Time Elapsed always says: "Calculating" and never gives an actual time...and subsequently nev
Re: FCP Share - Time Remaining Question
by Nina Lucia 4 years ago
Curious why you are choosing pan and scan in the first option.
FCP7 - Can't make subclip. Option greyed out.
by Nina Lucia 4 years ago
Searched the net and couldn't find an answer to this one. I don't have the "Make Sublcip" option for a clip in the viewer that has in and out marks on it. Command+U does nothing. Anyone know why The "
Re: FCP7 - Can't make subclip. Option greyed out.
by Nick Meyers 4 years ago
yes, Shift F from Timeline and or viewer. what happens when you hit Shift F nick
FCP export with true blacks
by sam coarse 4 years ago
Hi All, I'm trying to export my video out of FCP 7. When I try an export with h.264 settings, this is the kind of blacks I'm getting This does not occur when I attempt a proress export, although the l
Re: FCP export with true blacks
by Nina Lucia 4 years ago
Interesting. I thought the big advantage of FCP that you didn't have to transcode footage like you do for Avid. I was going to ask someone about that because I'm working on a doc with many different f
How to "turn off" clips in timeline? Just the piece of the clip itself, not the entire track.
by Nina Lucia 4 years ago
So I'm working on an inherited project and a lot of the clips in the timeline are dark and do not play video or audio. They are not "turned off" by lowering the "gain" in the timeline - meaning the li
Re: How to "turn off" clips in timeline? Just the piece of the clip itself, not the entire track.
by Nina Lucia 4 years ago
Sweet! Thank you!
FCP7 project opens FCP but doesn't load - other projects work
by Arturo Glass 4 years ago
Up until last night, I was able to open this project (and previous versions of it) with no problem. For some reason, today FCP opens but doesn't open the project. And when FCP is open, I am able to cr
Re: FCP7 project opens FCP but doesn't load - other projects work
by Nina Lucia 4 years ago
I don't know if you've solved this or not but I had this problem before and was able to get my project open by opening FCP with an empty project and then opening the problematic project from within FC
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