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Sascha Engel

Freelance choreographer, dancer and filmmaker/editor working and living in Tel Aviv / Israel.
Working with Final Cut Pro, After Effects, Ableton Live.
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April 9th 2009
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Fusion Tab - Expression link between different tools
by Sascha Engel 4 weeks ago
Hi, My DaVinci 15.2 seems to have a weird behaviour issue: When I select two Nodes at the same time, so they both show up in the Inspector, and I, for example, created an expression for the Merge Node
Animated still image need MB - possible in DaVinci?
by Sascha Engel 2 months ago
Hi Everyone, I have following issue: I have an old B&W Photography of a house. I zoom in and tilt down (animate it) to create some movement in the still. Since it has a lot of lines in the image, the
Re: Animated still image need MB - possible in DaVinci?
by Sascha Engel 1 month ago
Thanx, I will try if that MB will do a better job than the one inside the color Tab. Best, Sascha Sascha Engel KINO KITCHEN Studio www.kinokitchen.co.il www.youtube.com taikang
Davinci & NEAT Video Glitch
by Sascha Engel 1 month ago
Dear C.O.W. Colorists, I encounter a very disturbing bug since 2 weeks when using the NEAT Video plug: On export, I get a weird frame inconsistency glitch: Before and after a cut, there' s a weird, ju
Problems since update - specially with NEAT
by Sascha Engel 2 months ago
Hi Everybody, Ever since I updated my DVR 15 Beta to the latest version, I face numerous issues: 1.) First and most disturbing one: When I use NEAT Video NR, I have to open for each clip the NEAT in i
New DCP Kakadu encoding option versus DCP-o-Matic
by Sascha Engel 5 months ago
Hi, I have an urgent querstion, due to terrible tight deadline: Usually, I create my DCPs with DCP-o-Matic, but I cannot check it, since the screening place ain't available. You can play DCPs now in D
Re: New DCP Kakadu encoding option versus DCP-o-Matic
by Sascha Engel 5 months ago
Hi Andi, Me neither. All the DCPs I made here in Israel for the Cinemas & Festivals always played. When I made some DCPs of my film for Das Hamburger Film Fest und ein Kino in M nchen, also there 25 S
Onlining a FCPX 10.4 project in DaVinci Resolve 15
by Sascha Engel 5 months ago
Dear FCPX Experts, I have an urgent question: in 2 days I am getting a FCPX documentary delivered to Grade in DaVinci. With tests, I did on my FCPX on my system, I realized, that animated stills - re-
Re: Onlining a FCPX 10.4 project in DaVinci Resolve 15
by Sascha Engel 5 months ago
Thanx for the info. You have a link to this app Best, Sascha Sascha Engel KINO KITCHEN Studio www.kinokitchen.co.il www.youtube.com taikang
Receiving 1 hour Documentary edited on FCPX for DaVinci OnLine
by Sascha Engel 5 months ago
Hi Everybody, I have a few questions, regarding an online & grading: The offline editor worked on FCPX 10.4. latest version. The total material of the documentary exceeds 3TB and is scattered over thr
Re: Receiving 1 hour Documentary edited on FCPX for DaVinci OnLine
by Joe Marler 5 months ago
Sascha Engel ...Where do I check to set Library settings to "Internal" ...And what does it exactly do ..." In FCPX you click on the library, then at the upper right make sure the Inspector pane is en
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weird color shift when transcoding
by Sascha Engel 6 months ago
Hi Everybody, Lately, I discovered a weird color shift (mainly more orange tones shift towards reddish), when encoding my ProResHQ Masters to MOV files (H264). It's quiet obvious and unpleasant. Did a
Re: weird color shift when transcoding
by Sascha Engel 6 months ago
Hi Chris, No connection with PPro: I export my final graded film from DaVinci as ProResHQ. All colours still look like they should, one on one like in the reference monitor. Then I use MC to transcode
Weird behaviour of 4K footage on 1080p TL
by Sascha Engel 8 months ago
Hi, I have an issue with following situation: I have 4K material, with plays back fine in the Source & Sequence Window, when I set the playback quality to full. But, when I lower it to 1 2, 1 4 or 1 8
Re: Weird behaviour of 4K footage on 1080p TL
by Sascha Engel 8 months ago
No, the original files MP4s recorded on GH5. But I think I found a solution: If I open the pop up menu of the settings in the source viewer, and check the box for "High Quality Playback", then it disp
How copy/paste a text into Title Tool without taking over the Font & Size
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
Hi Everybody, a Question to a problem, that annoys me for quiet a while: When I have a WORD doc with Subtitles, and I wanna copy paste the text into the FCPX Title Tool, it also copies the Font & Font
Re: How copy/paste a text into Title Tool without taking over the Font & Size
by Sascha Engel 8 months ago
Please, specify in what way the spelling changes. Sascha Engel KINO KITCHEN Studio www.kinokitchen.co.il www.youtube.com taikang
Accidental formatting of Media Drive
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
Hi everybody, Due to plain stupidity and stressed work mode, I formatted the original 3TB RAID 1 Media Disk, instead of the the back up disk. Now, I know there's many recovery softwares out there, but
Re: Accidental formatting of Media Drive
by Sascha Engel 9 months ago
It was a MAC Formatted Mirrored Drive. But it's all good, we recovered the Data. Film got finished, ran already in Cinemas in 3 countries and even won the Swiss Bern Film Prize. Best, Sascha Sascha En
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New monthly price of 19.-Euro not applied
by Sascha Engel 9 months ago
Dear AVID users, following issue: Our yearly Studio License renewed itself just prior to the announcement at the NAB that the month price would drop from 58.-Euro to 19.-Euro. When we wrote AVID, why
Re: New monthly price of 19.-Euro not applied
by Marianna Montague 9 months ago
Sascha, Glad you are happy - just doing what needed to be done. Happy editing and ping me anytime if you need me. Only an email or post away. Marianna p.s. thanks Michael and Job for getting this to m
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CBR for ProResHQ
by Sascha Engel 1 year ago
Dear Fellwo DaVinci's, I am a bit confused: Originally learned, that by nature ProRes is a VBR based codec. Now, in DaVinci you do have the option of a CBR checkbox in ProRes. So you can have CBR in P
Re: CBR for ProResHQ
by Shane Ross 1 year ago
Image quality is exactly the same. CBR allows for INSERT EDITING with apps like CIneXInstert and others, so is better. Shane Little Frog Post Read my blog, Little Frog in High Def
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tiff stills imported as sequence
by Damien Molineaux 3 years ago
Hi, I'm pulling out my hair. I have project with a lot of stills in it, and they are coming in as sequences, probably because they have similar names. Davinci Resolve will make sequences of 2 to 3 ima
Re: tiff stills imported as sequence
by Peter Chamberlain 3 years ago
In the media storage options on media page, select the option to show all files. In this mode you can select individual clips in stills.
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Sascha Engel liked this 1 year ago
VST and VST 3 Plugins
by Sascha Engel 1 year ago
Hi Everybody, while most of my Apps (Audition, Ableton Live) recognize all my VST Files without a problem, FCPX only recognizes some of them. For example the ZOOM H6 Mid-Side Decoder works in all my o
Re: VST and VST 3 Plugins
by Sascha Engel 1 year ago
Hi Patrick, There you go: http: www.fcp.co forum 4-final-cut-pro-x-fcpx 22532-fcpx-and-mid-side-recordings Greetings, Sascha Sascha Engel KINO KITCHEN Studio www.kinokitchen.co.il www.youtube.com taik
Neat Video for OFX
by Sascha Engel 2 years ago
Hi DaVinci Men, Question regarding Neat Videos noise cleaner: I am so not happy with the NR of DaVinci, compared to the Neat Video one. Now, I want to finally purchase this jewel, though it's quiet pr
Re: Neat Video for OFX
by Mel Matsuoka 2 years ago
I'm using NeatVideo OFX on 12.5.2 on macOS 10.10.5, and I'm not experiencing any significant instability or slowness that can be attributed to this plugin. I'm assuming that you ran the Neat Video "Op
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Creating type-able Fonts from AI Created Fonts
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
Hi, I have a problem regarding a Font of a client: It's complicated multi Colour Letters, which are created in Adobe InDesign. Now, we have to use to letters to create words, which are then animated i
Re: Creating type-able Fonts from AI Created Fonts
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
Hi Joe, I will check it out. Thanx. I also found this: http: fontastic.me Might also help. Greetings, Sascha Sascha Engel KINO KITCHEN Studio www.kinokitchen.co.il www.youtube.com taikang
For those that use Resolve. Is the new Premiere update just as good???
by Bryce Douglass 3 years ago
I was looking at the lumetri color updates that were just released in Premiere Pro and I'm not seeing much of a difference compared to resolve. Premiere even lets me track footage and masks as well as
Re: For those that use Resolve. Is the new Premiere update just as good???
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
@Bryce: You can track in DaVinci as well. It actually has a very good 3D tracker now, which works pretty much spot on! Sascha Engel KINO KITCHEN Studio www.kinokitchen.co.il www.youtube.com taikang
Log and Transfer Crash in FCP7 Since El Capitan
by Gabrielle Zilkha 3 years ago
Hi everyone! I've scanned the forums for help on this one but can't quite seem to find the right solution. I'm using FCP7 on the OSX El Capitan. Since this update, Final Cut crashes anytime I set up L
Re: Log and Transfer Crash in FCP7 Since El Capitan
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
Hi, In my experience El Capitan is terrible choice for FCP7. In 10.8 and 10.9 it was running still quiet smooth, with occasional crashes. But in 10.10. it's downhill all the way. Shane is right: Go ba
Adobe LightRoom ShortCut
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
Hi Everybody, Since I did not find a Adobe LR Forum, I post it in the PS one: On European keyboards, what it the keyboard shortcut for before and after corrections on off (on American one it's \)
AAF for DaVinci 12 - problems
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
Dear Avid'er, I am doing the grading of a documentary that was edited in AVID on DaVinci 12. The problem: after getting all the original cards into my media pool, It is impossible to relink the AAF to
Upgraded to CC2015 & problems with GPU
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
Hi to all of you, I have a question regarding my upgrade: Finally I moved from AE CS6 to CC 2015 (yes, I stepped into the realm of Cloud, which I never wanted to). But partially I already regret it, s
Re: Upgraded to CC2015 & problems with GPU
by Walter Soyka 3 years ago
I definitely understand the frustration, and I wish Ae CC 2015 were further along now, but I'm glad to see Adobe investing the engineering resources that After Effects needs to modernize and grow. I a
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Quick way to change title attributes to numerous titles at once
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
Hi, Quick Q: I have to ad to 100 subs a drop shadow. How can I copy paste that specific attribute to switch this on and the specific values for a drop shadow to numerous subs at once In the paste attr
Re: Quick way to change title attributes to numerous titles at once
by Eugeny Korkhin 3 years ago
Or, alternatively, you can apply Drop Shadow EFFECT from Stylize category to one title, tweak it, then copy and Paste Attributes just like any other effect. Hope that helps
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Effect: Playing a 25fps clip back with less fps
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
Hi, One of the FX, that I did not fin an equivalent for in X: I want to get a more choppy Staccato feeling for certain shots, meaning I want a 25fps clip in a 25fps TL to play only 10 fps of it's cont
Re: Effect: Playing a 25fps clip back with less fps
by Charlie Austin 3 years ago
Bret Williams "The effect is called strobe. It's in motion and you can publish it as an FCPX effect." Or, if you're lazy... you can grab it here: :-) https: fcpxpert.net 2014 07 14 basic-strobe-effec
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10Bit YUV keeps crashing the render
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
After 36 hours of sleep and a deadline ahead i am out of ideas: Got an HD ProResHQ Project, files back from Davinci. Trying to render in in 10But YUV, keep getting Out of Memory errors, or it would re
Re: 10Bit YUV keeps crashing the render
by Dave LaRonde 3 years ago
Why not just export in the timeline's codec and transcode Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA
Out of Error message in Apple ProRes HQ Project
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
Hi, After getting my FCP edited feature to DaVinci, Grading and upscaling it to HD (SD Doc Film), I finally got the XML back into FCP 7. Now I try in the HD TL to build all titles (PNG Files), transit
Easy way to upres SD to HD in a FCP 7 project
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
Hi Everybody, I am about to finish a documentary film, tht is half in SD and half in HD. Originally build in SD TL, I have to rebuild all into HD TL since we have to make a HD DCP in the End. My initi
Re: Easy way to upres SD to HD in a FCP 7 project
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
Hi Everybody, did some tests. And DaVinci blew everything out of the water! by far! This is DaVinci versus Compressor 4 Greetings, Sascha Engel TIME BANDITZ Productions www.youtube.com taikang
Upscaling SD to HD: ProRes or ProRes LT?
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
Hi, Just got another Q, that goes kind of hand in had with my previous one: When I'm up scaling SD to HD material in Compressor, is ProRes LT enough Quality Codec Since it's a heap of footage it would
Re: Upscaling SD to HD: ProRes or ProRes LT?
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
thanx!
Replace Clip in Timeline
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
Hi, In After Effects and PPro, I can replace a clip, with another clip from the Browser, and keep all clip properties and keyframes of the replaced clip in the new one (even keyframes). In PPro and AE
Re: Replace Clip in Timeline
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
Hi Michael, thanx a lot for the fast reply. Does that also copy keyframes then E.g. in the Audio. Greetings, Sascha Engel TIME BANDITZ Productions www.youtube.com taikang
Change Video Settings of Footage
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
Hi, AVID is not my native NLE, so forgive me in advance, if that Q is rather newbie: I did AMA Link to .MTS footage which was shot in 1080p 25fps. But in AVID Bin it's shown as 1080 50i. In FCPX & 7,
Re: Change Video Settings of Footage
by Sascha Engel 3 years ago
Got it! Clear thanx. I just hoped, there was a faster way than erasing the Speed Promotion option on each single clip on TL. Something like select all clips in the BIN and right click and define as 25
Matching Up Fs7, A7s and 60D
by Sascha Engel 4 years ago
Hi Everybody, I will shoot in two days an item for the German TV. I have to match up my main Camera a SONY FS7 with two B-Rolls: a SONY A7s and a CANON 60D. What are the best settings on each camera t
Re: Matching Up Fs7, A7s and 60D
by Sascha Engel 4 years ago
Don't remember, but I think, we had on the FS7 and the A7 S-Log and on the Canon Wide Dynamic Range setting. I can check though. Sascha Engel TIME BANDITZ Productions www.youtube.com taikang
Creating a mask with jagged edges
by Sascha Engel 4 years ago
Hallo Everybody, this is something I haven't done in a while: I have to create a mask for a layer, that is not straight round or regular, but jagged and random line. In Photoshop I know how to make ce
Re: Creating a mask with jagged edges
by Sascha Engel 4 years ago
Perfect! Thanx a lot, John! Sascha Engel TIME BANDITZ Productions www.youtube.com taikang
Dancing Grain on Greenscreen Keylight Footage
by Sascha Engel 4 years ago
Hi Everybody, Following problem: I have a Photo Frame with a green screen tissue inside. There is little Iron hooks going over the lower part of the frame (see video Sample). This hooks make a shadow
Re: Dancing Grain on Greenscreen Keylight Footage
by Sascha Engel 4 years ago
Found a pretty perfect way to do it: http: www.videocopilot.net tutorial advanced_soft_keying The Master, Mr. Kramer himself! Greetings, Sascha Engel TIME BANDITZ Productions www.youtube.com taikang
MTS Panasonic Files 50fps ingest to PPro
by Sascha Engel 5 years ago
Hallo, I am since many years on FCP and left PPro long time behind, but a student of mine asked about following problem: She shot by accident 50fps on a Panasonic SD900 which creates AVCHD Files (MTS)
Re: MTS Panasonic Files 50fps ingest to PPro
by Sascha Engel 5 years ago
Hi Paul, Here some remarks: To 1. When she does that, as I wrote, the clips come in without audio track, muted. To 2: I have to check with her if she has Prelude, but even if, I guess ProRes won't be
Sascha Engel 5 years ago
Hi Ronny, I saw you addressed this issue in another forum: when skimming over an effect in the effect browser or over a clip in the TL, the viewer jumps to 200%, regardless on what size it was set. I am still running 10.8.4 and 10.0.8 - since I have a HacMac. Any idea?

Thanx.

Sascha
Viewer zooms in 200% when scrubbing
by Sascha Engel 5 years ago
Hi Everybody, since a view days something weird occurs. Hope somebody know a solution: When scrubbing either of clips on the TL or over an effect in the effect browser, it scrubs the clip, but Zooms t
Re: Viewer zooms in 200% when scrubbing
by Charlie Austin 5 years ago
Sascha Engel "When scrubbing either of clips on the TL or over an effect in the effect browser, it scrubs the clip, but Zooms the Image in the Viewer to 200%." If I recall, it's a bug or something. E
FCPX stuck in Restore window layout on startup
by Sascha Engel 5 years ago
Dear X People, I so pray one of you can help me. First time I encounter such a bad problem on FCPX and of course it happens on a tight deadline: I used some clip of the Transcoded High Quality Folder
Re: FCPX stuck in Restore window layout on startup
by Sascha Engel 5 years ago
Muchos Gracias!
Favourites Folder
by Sascha Engel 5 years ago
Hi, is there a way like in my beloved Legacy, to create a Folder for my Favourite Effects and one for my Fav Transitions and Audio Plugs Thanx Sascha Engel TIME BANDITZ Productions www.youtube.com tai
Re: Favourites Folder - Solution!!!
by Sascha Engel 5 years ago
I guess, so the Favourites Folder appears on top of the list in the FX Browser. Sascha Engel TIME BANDITZ Productions www.youtube.com taikang
Am I old fashion?
by Baz Leffler 5 years ago
With the new FCPX being out for over 2 years now, and all the mass debate regarding it, I find myself continually using FCP 7. Even though I have Avid MC 6 and Symphony 6, Adobe CS6 and of course FCPX
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Re: Am I old fashion?
by Sascha Engel 5 years ago
That was before I knew how to use it. Now I did a month of intensive training and I'm secure with it. Now, also all the good and bad of X is more obvious to me. Sascha Engel TIME BANDITZ Productions w
Constant Beach Balling
by Sascha Engel 5 years ago
Hallo Everybody, So far I never needed the PS Forum, since all was good with my CS. Now, that I am using CS6 (not CC!), I have this really weird issue, that I never encountered before: When I use PS,
Weird behaviour of text transitions
by Sascha Engel 5 years ago
Hallo Everybody, I have following issue: I have a text, certain Text style with Glow applied to it. Then I drop a Text behaviour, for example a Glow In one. Unfortunately, there is a weird jump in the
Re: Weird behaviour of text transitions
by Sascha Engel 5 years ago
Yes, Text layer and text behaviour are starting both at frame 0 and all settings in the text as well. Sascha Engel TIME BANDITZ Productions www.youtube.com taikang
Playback Problems with AVCHD Files
by Sascha Engel 6 years ago
It's my second time, I am using PPro for an AVCHD Clip based Project. Last time the files played back ok. Now, I set up the project in the right pre set 1080p 25fps ACVHD, but the render bar shows red
Re: Playback Problems with AVCHD Files
by Sascha Engel 6 years ago
Well, I love Apple, always worked with it, but in Israel, the Machines are just way to expansive. It's insane. And this one will kick any iMac i7's. The guy who builds them is a pro, he builds them fo
Blackmagic Intensity Shuttle, Blackmagic Intensity Extreme or AJA T-Tap?
by Gerrit Van Dyke 6 years ago
Looking for some advice here. Going from full time to freelance, I'm still figuring out exactly what my requirements are. I've been using the UltraStudio 3d for the past couple years, and I really lik
Re: Blackmagic Intensity Shuttle, Blackmagic Intensity Extreme or AJA T-Tap?
by Sascha Engel 6 years ago
Wow, great I read this right now! Are you sure about the Resolve an T-Tap issue, since I wanna switch from Color to Resolve, and I was hanging between Blackmagic Intensity and T-Tap. Thanx. Sascha Eng
AJA T-Tap for monitoring
by Sascha Engel 6 years ago
Hallo everybody, I hope you can answer me this question quickly, since I have to give answer soon. I have an option to get a T-Tap, and I would like to know, if I have to connect it to a high end HD B
Re: AJA T-Tap for monitoring
by Shane Ross 6 years ago
You can connect SDI to the SD monitor, and HDMI to the Dell. Use that as a BROADCAST monitor I wouldn't trust it...even if you used a screen calibrator. Well, it might be close. Depends on how close y
Question about 5DtoRGB
by Sascha Engel 6 years ago
Hi Folks, I wanted to know some things about the Software 5DtoRGB: 1. On the website they offer a free simple version, which you have to apply for and leave your mail address. I tried that several tim
Re: Question about 5DtoRGB
by Thomas Worth 6 years ago
Hi Sascha. You can download the free version, 5DtoRGB Lite, from the Mac App Store. However, as you pointed out the new version (10.5.12) requires Mac OS X 10.7 or later because of the switch to AVFou
Testing Grinder, EOS Plug-In for FCP, and Compressor
by Don Hertz 9 years ago
After discovering the issues with the Canon EOS plug in for Final Cut Pro randomly truncating some file conversions I decided to download and test out Magic Bullet Grinder as a potential alternative s
Re: Testing Grinder, EOS Plug-In for FCP, and Compressor
by Sascha Engel 6 years ago
Just did a little test myself. I have a card, where I cannot use the Log & Transfer tool, since the Card was damaged and had to be recovered. So, I tried MPEG Streamclip, Grinder & Compressor. Here is
H.264 into DVD
by Sascha Engel 6 years ago
Hallo Everybody, I got a final from another editor - it was 7D footage, which she edited natively in the QT H.264 Codec. She gave me the masters in this codec. Since I usually work with FCP - so I con
Example for SONY FS100 with Old Minolta Lenses
by Sascha Engel 7 years ago
Here is a Promo, I did together with the DOP Addie Reiss, simple Minolta Lenses with E Mount Adapter on the FS100. Recorded on SD Card: https: vimeo.com 39648816 Greetz, Sascha
Re: Example for SONY FS100 with Old Minolta Lenses
by Sascha Engel 6 years ago
Thanx!
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