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Paul Factora

Freelance Editor since 97
Member Since:
July 1st 2003
91 Posts
Location:
Northridge, CA
Does the Premiere Titler tool create separate clips files?
by Paul Factora 1 year ago
The previous Legacy Titler tool would create clip files in your Project bin that were individual and named after the title. This new tool that lets you type on the screen ala FCP7 doesn't seem to do t
Re: Does the Premiere Titler tool create separate clips files?
by Andreas Kiel 1 year ago
Paul Factora ...Anything else I can try No! Use Legacy if you still need it. Spherico http: www.spherico.com filmtools "He who fights with monsters should be careful lest he thereby become a monster.
Unwanted Still Frames during Speed Ramps.
by Paul Factora 1 year ago
Happens in the QT export, when I export to ProRes422. The sections where I've made speed adjustments will have 3-4 freeze frames. I was able to fix some of it by editing around it, others I just had t
Re: Unwanted Still Frames during Speed Ramps.
by Paul Factora 1 year ago
Interesting, never really had such problems with speed ramps that you describe despite having used speed ramps on several hundred projects on Avid, FCP, Media100 and previous versions of Premiere for
Recommended USB Mixer?
by Paul Factora 2 years ago
Greetings. I'm using Premiere Pro CC on my iMac i75k. I bought the Mackie ProFX8 on a whim thinking I can assign the USB in to a couple of channels. That way I can have the other channels for Computer
Batch Exporting with In & Out Points
by Paul Factora 3 years ago
It's gotta be a simple solution but I'm missing it. I'm batch exporting a dozen clips with separte in & out points from the same master clip. Media Encoder will then export the full clips and not go b
Re: Batch Exporting with In & Out Points
by Tero Ahlfors 3 years ago
Paul Factora "How do I ensure the export will contain only the part of the clip that I've set In & Out points to " If you're doing this in the source window you'll need to make sure you select the in
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What's Better For SLOMOTON? 60fps source rendered on Timeline or 60fps converted to 23.98
by Paul Factora 3 years ago
How does converting from 60fps to 23.98 effect the timing of the clips source - h264 1280x720 - 60fps Timeline - prores422 1920x1080 - 23.98fps These are just some pickup slomo shots i had someone do.
Re: What's Better For SLOMOTON? 60fps source rendered on Timeline or 60fps converted to 23.98
by Paul Factora 3 years ago
btw. Shane, do you recommend Cinema Tools for going from Prores 29.97 to Prores 23.98 Is there also a tutorial for that Thanks
Premiere Pro and KENSINGTON TRACKBALL Expert Mouse
by Paul Factora 3 years ago
My Trackball works fine with FCP and Avid. Using the scroll wheel is one of my primary methods to navigate timelines. Can't seem to get the scroll wheel to work on the Premiere Pro Sequence Timeline.
PPCC - Is there any way to link to unmatched filenames.
by Paul Factora 3 years ago
I won't even try to explain why I gotta do this but I just gotta do it. Is it even possible to relink a clip to a file (exact copy) that has a very different name Thanks
Re: PPCC - Is there any way to link to unmatched filenames.
by Paul Factora 3 years ago
yep. One of the first things I tried was linking to reel & timecode. no dice, wouldn't link it even though the file was clearly there and the reel & timecode matched up. no worrys, I got em all linked
Wireless Lav Mic & Reciever. Does the frequency vary from State to State?
by Paul Factora 4 years ago
Howdy folks. I'm going to be using a Sennheiser EW 100-ENG G3-A - wireless microphone system up in Portland Oregon, Seattle, Miami, and Dallas. I was told that my setup may encounter frequency problem
Re: Wireless Lav Mic & Reciever. Does the frequency vary from State to State?
by Paul Factora 4 years ago
Much Thanks Brian!
Shooting images off a monitor/tv screen.
by Paul Factora 4 years ago
Which is the best way to go with minimal amount of flicker LED LCD PLASMA Thanks, -p
Re: Shooting images off a monitor/tv screen.
by Joseph W. Bourke 4 years ago
The best way is to avoid the camera altogether and use a screen capture utility such as Camtasia (there are others for both Mac and PC, but Camtasia is cross-platform). If you really have to shoot wit
A thumbs up for OWC Thunderbay IV Raid 5 edition
by Mark Dobson 5 years ago
Just wanted to congratulate OWC on an excellent Raid 5 solution based around the softRAID 5 software. For someone like me with very little experience of working with Raids it has been an easy task to
Re: A thumbs up for OWC Thunderbay IV Raid 5 edition
by Paul Factora 5 years ago
Very cool. I just got the exact same Raid!!! I also put my trust in Larrys article and got the 12TB. Was wondering exactly how you striped your drives and also why you are opting for Raid 5 as opposed
Just got an OWC 12TB Thunderbay Raid 5......
by Paul Factora 5 years ago
http: eshop.macsales.com item OWC TB2SRT12.0S and have no idea how I should stripe it. :) 3TB x 4 7200 Toshibas SoftRAID 5 Initialized & Certified all drives First Raid Array I've every owned. I have
Re: Just got an OWC 12TB Thunderbay Raid 5......
by David Roth Weiss 5 years ago
Scott Gold "Going between this or the Promise Pegasus2. Which are more reliable " And, while you're at it, how about asking if anyone knows what the meaning of life is... :) No one in the world can p
FCP7 won't ask if I want to Conform my sequence.
by Paul Factora 6 years ago
Strangest thing. My usual workflow is to convert my clips to prores, make a project, make a sequence. drag a converted clip to the seq timeline, get prompted to conform my seq and say yes. been going
Re: FCP7 won't ask if I want to Conform my sequence.
by Paul Factora 6 years ago
@ nick. Yes. I am only putting one clip as usual. Still not getting the prompt.
Adjust Volumes/DB Level of Audio Tracks in Bulk
by Matthew Baamonde 8 years ago
Hi everybody, I'm working with large batches of audio files (7,000+) in my FCP project, no video is involved. They are distributed by genre category in separate bins and I'm required to adjust the vol
Re: Adjust Volumes/DB Level of Audio Tracks in Bulk
by Paul Factora 7 years ago
Sorry I'm late on this but the solution I've been using is to: -create new bin. -go to your bin with audio files and select all files you want to adjust volume to. -drag onto an empty timeline. -copy
How are they Achieving this GIF effect?
by Paul Factora 8 years ago
http: fromme-toyou.tumblr.com tagged gif
Re: How are they Achieving this GIF effect?
by Paul Factora 8 years ago
yeah, but are they isolating the parts that flow & move and just pasting them on still frames
Transcoding Red files.
by Paul Factora 9 years ago
posted this on the red forum as well. ----------------------------- Greetings, I have never had the pleasure of transcoding Red files. But first let me tell you my problem. I just recieved footage whe
Re: Transcoding Red files.
by Michael Gissing 9 years ago
Don't use the proxy files. They can be handy for playing rushes in quicktime but are not the best files for editing. Either use Log & Transfer to convert the r3d files with one of the software tools t
Anyone Have an Adrenaline DNA Flowchart???
by Paul Factora 10 years ago
or a link to one It's been a long while since I've had to set up one of these Adrenaline DNA systems together and I am brainfarting as to what goes where. Much thanks, Paul Avid Media Composer v2.75
Re: Anyone Have an Adrenaline DNA Flowchart???
by Paul Factora 10 years ago
never mind. figured it out. thanks, -p
Is my old ABVB worth anything?
by Paul Factora 10 years ago
Avid Media Composer 8000XL Version 7.24 Mac 9600 350 OS 8.6 Sonnet G4 800 968 Ram Saphire Effects license. I'm about to put this on craigslist for 50 bucks. Would it even be worth the effort or should
Re: Is my old ABVB worth anything?
by Michael Hancock 10 years ago
I don't imagine the system is worth much, but is the Sapphire license transferrable upgradeable Those plug-ins are expensive, so keeping at least that and upgrading it (if possible) would be worthwhil
Moiria??? How do you spell it / Get rid of it???
by Paul Factora 11 years ago
I have no Idea how to spell it but it happens when there are contrasting colors within the ntsc lines causing an LSD trip type effect. It's happening in a couple of pictures I am putting motion to usi
Re: Moiria??? How do you spell it / Get rid of it???
by grinner hester 11 years ago
After Effects. Avid's DVE (including pan & scan) is still too primative for this. It's been an aliased morei monster since 1995, unfortunatly.
Grouping Clips Audio
by Paul Factora 12 years ago
Howdy. How do you determine which clip the Group will draw audio source from Thanks -p
Re: Grouping Clips Audio
by Paul Factora 12 years ago
awesome! thanks john
Audio Digitizes to Left Channel-Mixed????
by Paul Factora 12 years ago
Everything I've checked from the Deck to the Audio Tool to my Capture Settings indicate I am capturing the 1 & 2 channels Left & Right. But as I play the clip the both channels will mix to Channel 2 a
Re: Audio Digitizes to Left Channel-Mixed????
by Joe Womble 12 years ago
If this good technical advice from Jon doesn't fix it for you, try creating a new user and user settings. Sometimes Avid gets confused or confounded, and starting with "fresh" settings can fix unusual
Title Layers wont show???
by Paul Factora 12 years ago
Not sure why but I'm creatin g 4 titles and want to layer them. For whatever reason, I cannot see view the tracks below 4 unless I set the view to 3, then I cant see 2 & 1. (and so forth) am I missing
Re: Title Layers wont show???
by Jon Zanone 12 years ago
Any chance you have render on the fly turned off (its in the clip menu). Jon
H.264 Codec Messes up the White Balance
by Brian Kayfitz 12 years ago
Hi Guys, I've been experiementing with the AVC H.264 codec over the last few days and I've noticed that it completely washes out my video. I'm trying to take full HD 1080p footage and reduce it to web
Re: H.264 Codec Messes up the White Balance
by Paul Factora 12 years ago
man... I really loved that game as a kid.
ABVB to Merridian.
by Paul Factora 12 years ago
I know this is a very simple question but I'd like to turn an old ABVB system to a Merridian. Do I have to just get a Merridian BOB, and an 888 Which cards do I replace and what else Much Thanks in A
Re: ABVB to Merridian.
by Paul Factora 12 years ago
Thanks John, well, i'll probably look at ebay for an Xpress or a Merridian system. just gotta figure out what to do with the ABVB now. : -p
Signature Effect - HOW????
by Paul Factora 13 years ago
Need to do an effect where it looks like someone is signing his signature on the screen. Also need to 'draw' figures and arrows and such hopefully using the same method. Is there a way to do this than
Re: Signature Effect - HOW????
by Paul Factora 13 years ago
Cool! is there a url for that thanks, -p
Signature Effect - HOW????
by Paul Factora 13 years ago
Need to do an effect where it looks like someone is signing his signature on the screen. Also need to 'draw' figures and arrows and such hopefully using the same method. Is there a way to do this than
Re: Signature Effect - HOW????
by Mike Clasby 13 years ago
http: forums.creativecow.net cgi-bin page_wrapper.cgi forumid=2&page=http: www.creativecow.net articles rabinowitz_aharon animating_signature index.html http: forums.creativecow.net cgi-bin page_wrapp
Noob trying to Export
by Paul Factora 13 years ago
I have no idea what I'm doing wrong. I'm exporting a sequence and the entire screen gets recorded onto an AVI output file. LOL What the heck am I doing wrong Thanks, -pAvid Media Composer 8000XL Versi
Re: Noob trying to Export
by Michael Duff 13 years ago
are you going File- Export If so.....don't. Always add your comps to the render queue, here you have a lot more control over what you are outputting. is that what you mean
Iris Wipe Transition
by Paul Factora 13 years ago
New to After Effects here. Just wondering how to add an Iris Wipe transition from one clip to another. Thanks, PaulAvid Media Composer 8000XL Version 7.24 Mac 9600 350 OS 8.6 Sonnet G4 800 968 Ram
Re: Iris Wipe Transition
by Steve Roberts 13 years ago
Remember that After Effects deals in layers, and doesn't quite work like an NLE. Applying a transition to a layer makes the layer disappear appear and reveals hides whatever layers are beneath it. Tha
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