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proxy workflow: copy & paste proxy sequence to 10bit b4 final export?
by Samuel Frazier 7 days ago
I'm about to finish a documentary that had everything from GoPros, to DSLRs, to 10bit 4k footage. I've been editing from a ProRes Proxy sequence b c my proxy files are likewise ProRes Proxy formatted.
Re: proxy workflow: copy & paste proxy sequence to 10bit b4 final export?
by Samuel Frazier 3 days ago
It's 1080p24 ProRes Proxy. The two best cameras I had running were 1- a Sony FS700 in 4kp60 and 4kp24 in ProRes HQ 2- Panasonic EVA1 in vlog at 4kp24 and also 1080p108. So, I figured my final online e
Would the 2019 i9 iMac and Premiere benefit from 128GB RAM
by Peter Corbett 7 days ago
Just purchased a 27-inch i9 iMac as a "travel NLE" for nearby city clients. I only bought the base 8GB memory option, and plan to upgrade to either 32GB, 64GB or 128GB aftermarket. Just wondering if P
Re: Would the 2019 i9 iMac and Premiere benefit from 128GB RAM
by Chris Wright 7 days ago
XAVC that will be cpu bottleneck. I wouldn't buy anything that much unless I perused pugetsystems's detailed breakdown of what footage needs what RAM. in what program.
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workflow: color correction done on older project file to new project
by Samuel Frazier 1 week ago
Rushing to get a film ready for its premiere, I handed off a project to a friend to done some color correction with Lumertri (mostly to Master clips, but some on individual clips as well). Unfortunate
Re: workflow: color correction done on older project file to new project
by Samuel Frazier 7 days ago
Thank you for that. I played around with it a few ways, but got inconsistent results (and basically a mess). So, I'm going w your "pancake" idea. Love the name, btw!! Thanks!!!
Media Drive Suggestions
by John Watts 10 months ago
Due to a rapid turnaround and crummy H264 AVCHD files shot with low end cameras, I must make a workable media drive decision shortly. First. Advice to convert to pro res before editing is a non starte
Re: Media Drive Suggestions
by Samuel Frazier 10 months ago
John Watts "Gigabit actually sounds much faster than TB2," I'm confused how that could be. My understanding is: Gigabit Ethernet = 1 Gbps USB C & Thunderbolt = 10 Gbps
A way to batch delete 2 of 4 audio channels of a camera’s clips?
by Samuel Frazier 10 months ago
I have over 100 clips from a camera that outputs 4 mono audio channels. Only channels 3 & 4 actually have audio and the others just take up space on the timeline and create a mess each time I try to i
Re: A way to batch delete 2 of 4 audio channels of a camera’s clips?
by Vince Becquiot 10 months ago
You could also use audio track mixer window. Use the small arrow on top left to toggle effects, that well you can apply a fill left fill right to the entire track and mute all other tracks. Vince Becq
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how to make a stereo file from 104 video clips w/ 4 tracks of audio?
by Samuel Frazier 10 months ago
I have 104 video clips from a Sony FS700 and each clip has 4 audio tracks. But, only audio tracks 3 & 4 have usable audio. #3 is hotter than #4, but both are good to have b c #4 may get too hot and di
proxy workflow question (before the big plunge)
by Samuel Frazier 10 months ago
For storage and playback reasons, I m planning on doing an edit with proxy files. As you can see from the list below, I have a mess of cameras, codecs, resolutions, and frame rates. I plan to edit all
Re: proxy workflow question (before the big plunge)
by Oliver Peters 10 months ago
Samuel Frazier "...but we shot all of our GoPro files at 60p (possibly a mistake) and if I use any of it in slomo, I ll adjust the individual files in the timeline. That should work, right But, I jus
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Native format or ProRes transcode for seriously mixed media short doc?
by Samuel Frazier 10 months ago
I m editing a short doc of a live event that has at least 8 cameras. They & their formats given to me by the camera operators are: Sony FS700 4k 24p ProRes HQ422 2 x Panasonic EVA1 108fps in log 1 x P
Re: Native format or ProRes transcode for seriously mixed media short doc?
by Oliver Peters 10 months ago
Samuel Frazier "But, I didn't want to delete my originals b c I don't really understand the purpose of the accompanying metafiles and thought I should leave that door open" Typically we keep everythi
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HPX370 files & Adobe Prelude/ Bridge (no audio in resultant clips)
by Samuel Frazier 1 year ago
I've tried renaming clips from a Panasonic HPX370 several times, but the resulting clips never have audio. Same thing happens if I use Bridge. If I just import the clips into Premiere and don't use Pr
PPro is now completely unstable
by Samuel Frazier 2 years ago
Recently upgraded to 2017 2017.1.2 release and now it's almost unusable. Won't render previews, have to close & reopen projects for the Program Monitor to actually show things, crashed fairly often, y
Re: PPro is now completely unstable
by David Roth Weiss 2 years ago
Samuel, Sounds like you're getting things working better... and that's terrific. However, I just want you to know that, had you called Adobe as I suggested, they would have done everything you're doin
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new 27" Retina iMac video card & premier compatibility
by ronaldo montalvo 5 years ago
my old powermac is dying, looking for a replacement and thinking the new iMac might work out. i'm trying to understand the current video card issues with premier and after effects. the new 27" 4.0GHz
Re: new 27" Retina iMac video card & premier compatibility
by Vince Becquiot 5 years ago
I'd also like to point out that in my experience the retina displays eat of lot of GPU resources. So, if you're happy with an HD display, you may be better off not going with retina. Vince Becquiot In
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replace Lacie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt w/ 2 x 1TB SSDs?
by Samuel Frazier 5 years ago
I've read about people swapping the base drives in these units and the results seem to be faorable. But, I've never read of anyone putting dual 1TB SSDs in one. Is there any reason why this wouldn't w
fix or workaround for 2013 Mac Pro's sluggish USB 3 performance?
by Samuel Frazier 5 years ago
Read this article about how much slower the new Mac Pro performs with USB 3 compared to other options (here, a Macbook Pro): http: macperformanceguide.com blog 2014 20140226_1-2013MacPro-USB3-performa
Re: fix or workaround for 2013 Mac Pro's sluggish USB 3 performance?
by Erik Lindahl 5 years ago
Well 400 MB s isn't that poor for 1 SSD over USB-3. The test has a RAID-0 setup hence using multiple ports. It's impossible to get 800 MB s over 1 USB-3 port. On the MacPro, to achieve something simil
NEW MAC PRO: Fresh install on Mavericks, won't upgrade to 7.0.3
by Mason Makram 6 years ago
I just received my brand new Mac Pro. Everything has installed just fine. I found the "Pro Applications Update 2010-02" on Apple.com (support.apple.com kb dl949), installed it, restarted, but nothing
Re: NEW MAC PRO: Fresh install on Mavericks, won't upgrade to 7.0.3
by Samuel Frazier 5 years ago
So, y'all are running ok on the New Mac Pro I've been looking around and haven't found much information.
best portable 2.5" SSD enclosure (with USB 3 or thunderbolt)
by Samuel Frazier 6 years ago
Something like the Firmtek U3 would be great b c it was very fast (400+ MB s), you could swap out the drives quickly (in theory anyway), and it could run off the bus power from its USB 3 port. Unfortu
Re: best portable 2.5" SSD enclosure (with USB 3 or thunderbolt)
by Samuel Frazier 6 years ago
Thanks and will do!!
virtual sports show set preview and set up
by Samuel Frazier 6 years ago
I m directing a shoot on Sunday where two actors will be placed in front of a green screen that we ll make into a sports show set of some sort in post. I want to shoot all 3 cameras head on (so I can
Re: virtual sports show set preview and set up
by Samuel Frazier 6 years ago
Very sorry for the delay. I missed this somehow in the midst of shopping, migraines, and a birthday. But thanks very much for the link. I found them too and was considered a few of their options. Actu
Macbook Pro Retina reliable for editing suite?
by Samuel Frazier 6 years ago
I'm looking to get a refurb or used Retina for part of my editing suite. Would like to get it over the non-retina for a number of reason, but I'm concerned about the reliability issues like the screen
Re: Macbook Pro Retina reliable for editing suite?
by Sascha Engel 6 years ago
Depending, what your main work field is. AppleCare also depends on the country you are in..If you live in Israel, I'd say forget about good custom service from them ;-) Greetings, Sascha Engel TIME BA
advice for external enclosure & expresscard for 2009 17" MBP?
by Samuel Frazier 6 years ago
Just bought the 1TB Crucial SSD and am looking for a fast but reasonable external enclosure & expresscard adaptor for my MBP (10x 10.6.8, 8GB Ram, Model 5,2). I'm looking at eSATA & USB 3.0 options an
daydream/ flashback transition
by Samuel Frazier 6 years ago
I've looked around but only found stuff on making the dreamlike look, not the kinda cheesy transition a la Wayne's World like you see here: https: www.youtube.com watch v=YS2Uuime8Ok Does anyone have
Re: daydream/ flashback transition
by Samuel Frazier 6 years ago
Thank you very much for that! It looks great and I appreciate it very much. Must someday soon do a total training with AE so I can do more of this on my own.
Can you replace ProRes in a project with ProRes LT by linking to the same media names, as in Proxy replacement?
by mike taylor 6 years ago
I have a (relatively new) project done in ProRes and I would like to have it in ProRes LT, which I had transcoded with the same names. I lost a drive with all the LT versions and had to start editing
Re: Can you replace ProRes in a project with ProRes LT by linking to the same media names, as in Proxy replacement?
by Samuel Frazier 6 years ago
Oops, sorry for the link then. I think Alex gave some great advice though I mus confess I've never used the Log & Transfer as he mentioned. All I've done is take my footage and use the Media Manager t
advice for 27" external monitor?
by Samuel Frazier 6 years ago
I'm going to buy a MBP Retina or non- Retina and am looking for something to extend my desktop. I know this is not an ideal setup for color correction and I may add a T-Tap and a 1080p TV later. But f
Re: advice for 27" extrenal monitor?
by Samuel Frazier 6 years ago
Thank you very much. That is a very nice monitor. Unfortunately, it's a bit above my price range as I actually edit in 3 places, so a lot of purchases have to be either portable, or in 3s. I ended up
burned blu-ray disks unreadable
by Samuel Frazier 7 years ago
It's my first time trying to make a blu-ray and am trying to make an autoplay for a festival. Unfortunately, I need to get it out today before 5pm, so I'm panicking. Encore is set to: Max Bitrate 25 C
Re: burned blu-ray disks unreadable
by Samuel Frazier 7 years ago
Thanks for the help. Yes, luckily I did make the deadline. What worked for me was to make a disk image ISO in Encore, then burned it to the disk using Disk Utility. Strange, can I really be the only o
"Callouts"- like plugin (makes arrows, magnifiers, etc) for Premiere?
by Samuel Frazier 7 years ago
This is a plugin that Ripple Training makes for Final Cut Pro X. It adds (from presets I'm assuming) things like arrows, shapes, magnifiers, animated map trajectories, speech and thought bubbles, chec
Re: "Callouts"- like plugin (makes arrows, magnifiers, etc) for Premiere?
by Mike Molenda 7 years ago
A lot of what these previews show can be done pretty easily with the built-in tools in After Effects, or Premiere's Title Tool (which can handle things like shapes, type on path, gradient fills, etc),
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USB 3.0 w/ SDD for editing?
by Samuel Frazier 7 years ago
I m trying to figure options for getting better mobile performance (I travel every week). One option is putting an SSD in an external USB 3.0 enclosure. Bare Feats posted some pretty good figures last
Re: USB 3.0 w/ SDD for editing?
by Mike Squires 7 years ago
Yes, output is perfect, both via HDMI and component.
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very basic up/down/ cross convert question
by Samuel Frazier 7 years ago
Sorry, I'm a total newbie here. Have read up as much as I can, but I've never had any kind of capture card device like the Io and essentially don't understand how they work. I do think I'd need to up
Re: very basic up/down/ cross convert question
by Samuel Frazier 7 years ago
Thank you very much for the advice. Let me take this bit by bit: Jack Guthrey "Why not go to 30fps That's a much easier conversion" Good thought, and one I probably should have done from the beginning
Confused about DVX100 Capture/ Edit settings
by Samuel Frazier 7 years ago
I've spent hours upon hours upon hours trying to get definitive answers to this. Really have tried to do my homework and have looked everywhere but am getting conflicting info. I shot on a DVX100b at
Re: Confused about DVX100 Capture/ Edit settings
by Samuel Frazier 7 years ago
So, I did some tests as I mentioned, and have found: Using Compressor to do the speed change results in a sort of ghostly frame every so often. So, not terribly desirable. Perhaps there's a way to twe
Assistance with Audio for Documentary
by Samuel Frazier 9 years ago
Sorry, I ve been out of the loop for quite some time. Last camera I bought was a DVX100b. Am now looking to shoot a doc that will be shot primarily at parties, so want something low key, not intimidat
Re: Assistance with Audio for Documentary
by Jordan Wolf 9 years ago
"...are there other items out there that y all recommend over the juicedLink " Why not start out by buying a camera that has XLR inputs That futureproofs it by making it useful with professional gear
Please assist with home VO setup
by Samuel Frazier 9 years ago
I m looking to add some VO to a few short films I m making and could use some help with my setup. I use Final Cut Studio and Plan to record directly into it on my Macbook Pro. Recently I saw Douglas S
Re: Please assist with home VO setup
by Samuel Frazier 9 years ago
Thanks for the feedback. To get this out of the way, I used to edit professionally for a national magazine's video, have had many films in decent festivals, and have worked with VO professionals in th
BCC 4.1 Witness Protection--please help w tracking!
by Samuel Frazier 10 years ago
I'm trying out BCC 4.1 in FCP 5.1 and having a heck of a time. 1st I couldn't track anything w BCC's tracker. Then I copied and pasted the clip into a new sequence and tracking started to work. Howev
Re: BCC 4.1 Witness Protection--please help w tracking!
by Samuel Frazier 10 years ago
Thanks for the help! Yeah, now I think I better understand tracking. Of course, as one problem is solved, another rears its ugly head. Now I want to smooth the tracking motion out but that feature see
adding a new 'skin' to a sphere (or the soccerball)
by Samuel Frazier 12 years ago
I know that this can be done, but I can't find any of the posts about it. I'm working on a promo for a kickball video and would like to add a kickball skin (if that is the right term) to the sphere s
Re: adding a new 'skin' to a sphere (or the soccerball)
by Samuel Frazier 12 years ago
I'm sorry, that was stupid of me. I'm using Red 3. I'm a bit confused though, I thought you had to get some kind of material or skin to wrap over the sphere and there were some sites that had these s
Colorista on Red?
by Samuel Frazier 12 years ago
Red is not listed in their supported hosts, however it is an AE plugin and I thought most of them were supposed to work with Red. On my G5, I dropped the AE plugin into MacHD-Application Support-Bori
Re: Colorista on Red?
by peter mcauley 12 years ago
Hi, The Colorista plug-in from Magic Bullet is a relatively new addition to the Magic Bullet line up and arrived on the scene much later than the release of RED 3. I just tried it in RED 4.1, which is
Please help, can't export 23.98p from Red 3.0.5
by Samuel Frazier 13 years ago
I've tried pretty much every setting in Red, everything's set to 23.98 and the media that I'm importing is 23.98. But when I export I get a 24fps file. I did try to trick the system and ope
Re: Please help, can't export 23.98p from Red 3.0.5
by Samuel Frazier 13 years ago
Peter, thank you very much for getting back with me. Is this a problem with Red 4 as well, or just Red 3 Again, I appreciate your getting back with me, but I really don't understand how th
Need to speed up a clip w/o pitch changing its audio
by Samuel Frazier 13 years ago
Been working on an re-edit of a short film that was origninally 14min and needs to be 5min. I've got it to the point where I only need to shave off a little over 4 seconds to make the 5 min limit, bu
Re: Need to speed up a clip w/o pitch changing its audio
by Samuel Frazier 13 years ago
Thanks for the help! By the way, I love your podcasts. Anyway, my substitute workflow has been to do the audio portion of the speed change in Vegas and SoundForge. I've been a little hestitant to rel
wire removal plugin for after effects?
by Andrei-Cristian Murgescu 13 years ago
Hi guys, I'm in search of a very reliable wire removal plugin for AfterEffects. Can an of you recommend such a plugin Thanks, Andrei
Re: wire removal plugin for after effects?
by Samuel Frazier 13 years ago
Perhaps I'm a bit blind, but does that filter come in the trial I've been looking and did a few searches in the help and couldn't find it. Could you point me in the right direction by any chance
DVC Pro HD (HVX 200) settings confusion-- please help!
by Samuel Frazier 13 years ago
I've tried many searches here and in other places, but am still confused about this. I'm trying to do a little work on some DVC Pro HD footage from an HVX200 shot at 720pn. So I exported a quicktime
Re: DVC Pro HD (HVX 200) settings confusion-- please help!
by Samuel Frazier 13 years ago
Very interesting. Those are the default settings, so that's very handy. The thing about Vegas was meant to be more of a general rule about exporting when doing keying. It never made sense to me. Then
Keylight & Colr Finesse not in AE 7 trial?
by Samuel Frazier 13 years ago
Perhaps I've done something wrong, but I don't see either of these filters in my Mac version of the trial. Is there a seperate download for these plugins or something Thanks ahead of time for any hel
Re: Keylight & Colr Finesse not in AE 7 trial?
by Samuel Frazier 13 years ago
Cool, thanks! Both will have wayermark type things, but at least I'll be able to see how they work. Thanks again!
Quick Corner Pinning Question w Red 3
by Samuel Frazier 13 years ago
I asked about this a while ago and thought I got the answer, but I still seem to be confused. I need to replace the screen of a computer in a locked down shot. I've adjusted the settings but each way
Please help!!! I'm getting nowhere with this!
by Samuel Frazier 13 years ago
Sorry, I keep trying different setting but am getting nowhere. You would think this would be a fairly simple thing to do. Please someone help me out!
sky replacement for a dolly shot?
by Samuel Frazier 13 years ago
Saw the sky replacement at video copilot and was very impressed. I was wondering if there was any way to do something like that, but for a clip that was shot from the back of a pickup. The sky to rep
Re: sky replacement for a dolly shot?
by Samuel Frazier 13 years ago
WOW!! I just wanted to say thank you very much for taking the time to write that all out. I think I have a much better understanding of what you're talking about now. Seems logical. But, I haven't ev
Yes, it's the NOISE thing again...
by Todd Fry 14 years ago
Hi All- Received the HVX200 earlier this week. All I can say is, WOW. Color is great. Functionality is great. Amazing piece of technology. I am in LOVE with this camera. Now that I got that out of the
Re: Yes, it's the NOISE thing again...
by Samuel Frazier 14 years ago
Have you tried the Cinema D mode instead I read somewhere and saw some pics comparing the pixilization blockiness in the blacks b t cinema v and cinema d shots and d definitely looked better (had les
Red 3GL on a PCIe Mac G5 (with a nVidia 7800 GT video card)?
by Samuel Frazier 14 years ago
I'm about to make a big purchase for me and buy a Mac G5 dual core 2.3 with the video card mentioned above. This is a PCIe machine where as the older G5s had PCIx interfaces and video cards. I know t
New Graphics card for G5
by Peter Wiggins 14 years ago
All, So who is going to be the first one to benchmark Motion with a dual core G5 with the new Quadro card On the way to the bank... Peterhttp: www.peterwiggins.com
Re: New Graphics card for G5
by Samuel Frazier 14 years ago
Wow! That's a pretty serious investment, especially the Quadro card. Poor man that I am, I'm more curious about the NVIDIA GeForce 6600 or 7800 GT.
No way! Tim Duncan and Vegas 6 coming to my town!!!
by Samuel Frazier 14 years ago
Just got word that Mr. Duncan is coming to a "Sidewalk Salon" meeting here in Birmingham. The Sidewalk film festival is our big festival in town here (Over 10k attendance over the weekend for the pas
Re: No way! Tim Duncan and Vegas 6 coming to my town!!!
by Samuel Frazier 14 years ago
Rojo is a pretty cool place, and walking distance for me. But yeah, I'm enthusiastic b c I know pretty well everyone who goes to these meetings and I've been fighting a losing battle for years to get
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