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Sheree Day

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May 2nd 2009
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Freeze frame Avid MC6 question
by Sheree Day 3 years ago
Just wondering if it's possible to grab a freeze frame from the Record monitor in AVID MC6 Why you ask After laying out everything on the timeline I add a watermark in the lower thirds left side, and
Re: Freeze frame Avid MC6 question
by Sheree Day 3 years ago
Thanks Glenn that was brilliant - I tried and it worked perfectly
Motion 4 and MC6
by Sheree Day 3 years ago
HI I am importing a Motion 4 file with video and audio into Avid MC6 and I get a pop up message that says: This movie file contains audio and alpha information. It can be imported as either a clip wit
Re: Motion 4 and MC6
by Ricky Barrow 3 years ago
I am unfamiliar with Motion 4 and file exports. On the Avid side of things: Avid brings in files either 'solid fullscreen' as a video clip or it brings in a Real time Matte which contains objects (sta
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Avid Media Composer 6 shortcut keys mapping issue
by Sheree Day 3 years ago
Hi I was mapping some shortcut keys in MC6, and whilst most worked, I had something strange happen on 2 keys. I mapped the zoom in and zoom out keys to the minus and plus signs on my keyboard. However
Re: Avid Media Composer 6 shortcut keys mapping issue
by Sheree Day 3 years ago
Yes I did use the zoom in out icon in the palette. I tried the command to button option or whatever it's called - that doesn't work. I'll have to stick to the CMD options thank you
Creating time-lapse from stills
by Sheree Day 4 years ago
Hi I have a large amount of photos (500+) that I need to put together to create a time-lapse movie. Is it possible to do it in Premier Pro CS6 to make it look realistic Or AE CS6 Thanks in advance.
Re: Creating time-lapse from stills
by James Strawn 4 years ago
Another option is to import all files as an image sequence so that they will be treated as a single clip in PrPro. But I actually prefer Joe's method because you have separate control over each and ev
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blue screens
by Sheree Day 5 years ago
Hi Wasn't too sure where to post this question in the forums. I am looking to get a blue screen (already have a green chromakey screen but when you put you put green items on it...you know what happen
Re: blue screens
by Mark Suszko 5 years ago
I would get my cloth from Rosebrand in New York, as my first choice: http: www.rosebrand.com shop results.aspx keywords=chroma+key If you notice the width on some of those, like the poly muslin, that'
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Premier Pro CS6 and importing stills with specific duration
by Sheree Day 5 years ago
HI I was wondering if there is a way of importing multiple clips, say 20 or 40 jpegs, with a specific duration, i.e. 3 seconds each Thanks in advance for any assistance.
Re: Premier Pro CS6 and importing stills with specific duration
by Paul Neumann 5 years ago
Set Still Image Import to whatever you want under Preferences. It will not affect any stills you have already imported.
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Premier Pro CS6 and Audio Levels on Multiple Clips
by Sheree Day 5 years ago
Hi I have a series of audio clips on a timeline (about 20). I need to increase the levels so they are the same amount for e.g. they are presently -5db but it is too low and I need to increase them all
Re: Premier Pro CS6 and Audio Levels on Multiple Clips
by Richard Herd 5 years ago
Can you use the audio mixer As long as they are all on the same track, you can boost that track. You can even get more fancy and add effects, buses and such.
Premier PRO CS6 and AVCHD files import
by Sheree Day 5 years ago
Hi I've noticed when I import AVCHD footage into PPCS6 the files don't come in numerical order if I view in icon view but they do if I do list view. Thing is I need icon view to work with. Anyone know
Re: Premier PRO CS6 and AVCHD files import
by Myron Vazquez 5 years ago
I've noticed when I import AVCHD footage into PPCS6 the files don't come in numerical order if I view in icon view but they do if I do list view. Thing is I need icon view to work with. Anyone know h
Motion 4 and Mavericks
by Sheree Day 5 years ago
Hi Does anyone know if Motion 4 (yes version 4) will work with Mavericks And is supposed to work with the new OSX Apple is releasing soon for Macs Cheers
Re: Motion 4 and Mavericks
by Robin S. Kurz 5 years ago
Okay. I won't debate whether Live Type is just cheesy or not, but if you have the old templates installed you're free to continue to use them. So technically 5 has more templates. Not to mention sites
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Premier Pro CS6 and Motion 4 templates
by Sheree Day 5 years ago
Hi I am trying to add a template I created in Motion 4 to Premier Pro CS6. It has logos, text and drop zones I created. Although it goes into CS6, it's not right as it's 1440 x 1080 and my CS6 project
Re: Premier Pro CS6 and Motion 4 templates
by Sheree Day 5 years ago
Thanks Alex. But when I did what you suggest, I noticed it was already on 1:33 etc as you suggest, and changing the settings to something else didn't work. However, I played around and found a solutio
Atmospheric lower thirds template Motion 4 and text outline
by Sheree Day 5 years ago
Hi I often use the atmospheric lower thirds template in Motion 4. I sometimes need to outline the text to make it stand out (because of a background). I couldn't seem to find the button to click to ma
Re: Atmospheric lower thirds template Motion 4 and text outline
by Stephen Smith 5 years ago
Go to the Inspector, Text, Style and then check the outline checkbox. Best of luck. Stephen Smith Utah Video Productions Check out my Vimeo page
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shortcut issue FCP7
by Sheree Day 5 years ago
Hi I am using FCP7 with a regular keyboard at present and often use the arrows (up, down, left and right) for next frame, one frame back, next edit and previous edit, as well as the home arrow button
Re: shortcut issue FCP7
by Nick Meyers 5 years ago
in the keyboard layout manager (option H) if i hover over the arrows tool tips shows them named as Left, Right, Up & Down. you can jump back to the button list if you want, but did you know you can al
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Making Title With Transparent Background
by Sheree Day 6 years ago
Hi...I exported a title from AE CS6 as ProRes4444 which I think is supposed to make it have a transparent background. But when I imported the mov file to FCP7 it did not have a transparent background
Re: Making Title With Transparent Background
by Tero Ahlfors 6 years ago
Make sure you have RGB+Alpha selected in the render format settings.
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Making Title With Transparent Background
by Sheree Day 6 years ago
Hi...I exported a title from AE CS6 as ProRes4444 which I think is supposed to make it have a transparent background. But when I imported the mov file to FCP7 it did not have a transparent background
Re: Making Title With Transparent Background
by Tero Ahlfors 6 years ago
Make sure you have RGB+Alpha selected in the render format settings.
Making Wheels Move
by Sheree Day 6 years ago
HI I watched a youtube tutorial making cars wheels move using iExpression. I tried to find this effect in AE CS6 - with no luck. The youtube video did not show where to get iExpressions. Can anyone he
Re: Making Wheels Move
by Dan Ebberts 6 years ago
You can get iExpressions from aescripts. For 2D linear motion, you can use an expression like this for rotation of the wheel: diam = width; p1 = toComp(anchorPoint,0); p2 = toComp(anchorPoint); dist =
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AVID Media Composer 7 vs Adobe Premier Pro CS6
by Sheree Day 6 years ago
I'm looking to purchase either Avid's new Media Composer 7 or Premier Pro CS6 (only the Premier Pro portion - I'm not interested in the CC version which is subscription as I won't use it that often).
Re: AVID Media Composer 7 vs Adobe Premier Pro CS6
by Michael Phillips 6 years ago
I would also consider Apple FCPx (I think you're on a Mac right ) for doing such videos. If you go to the apple store you will see some DVD authoring programs - I cannot vouch for any of them. I have
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windows layout customising
by Sheree Day 7 years ago
HI I had set my own shortcuts for a dual screen editing - command+control+u FCP7 had to be reset to the default settings and I lost this setting. As I am familiar with this shortcut I'd like to set it
Re: windows layout customising
by Sheree Day 7 years ago
HI Thanks for that.. I did that but the default for the new dual layout is shift + Option + 7 I used to have it as as command+control+U - How do I get this back I am so used to command+control+U
Audio
by Sheree Day 7 years ago
HI, Just new to Premier Pro CS6, so would like some help. How do I unlink two audio tracks I have used a camera that records on two channels, and when I put the vision on the timeline with audio I get
Re: Audio
by Ann Bens 7 years ago
To unlink: rightclick on clip and select unlink. First make sure Show clip keyframes is on in the Track Header. Hold ctrl and put keyframes on the yellow line of the audio. Now you can adjust the audi
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Audio
by Sheree Day 7 years ago
HI, Just new to Premier Pro CS6, so would like some help. How do I unlink two audio tracks I have used a camera that records on two channels, and when I put the vision on the timeline with audio I get
Re: Audio
by Ann Bens 7 years ago
To unlink: rightclick on clip and select unlink. First make sure Show clip keyframes is on in the Track Header. Hold ctrl and put keyframes on the yellow line of the audio. Now you can adjust the audi
creating watermark
by Sheree Day 7 years ago
Hi, I have just got Premier Pro CS6 - the first time I've used Premier. How do you create a watermark I understand you need to resize the png photo and make it transparent, but I can't seem to work ou
Re: creating watermark
by Jeff Pulera 7 years ago
Hi Sheree, Across any video clip on your timeline, you should see a yellow line - this controls the Opacity of the clip. Just slide it down to achieve the desired level of transparency. Also, highligh
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PMW-EX3 adjust depth of field
by Sheree Day 7 years ago
Hi, I have just learnt the basics of the EX3 and use it on auto focus. When I film a group of people moving fast eg running, and I want to freeze frame in FCP, one person in the centre is in focus and
Re: PMW-EX3 adjust depth of field
by Sheree Day 7 years ago
Sorry I accidentally put this under the wrong heading. I have now put it under the right one. Could the webmaster delete the one off here
Ex3
by Sheree Day 7 years ago
I have just learnt the basics of the EX3 and use it on auto focus. When I film a group of people moving fast eg running, and I want to freeze frame in FCP, one person in the centre is in focus and the
Re: Ex3
by Craig Seeman 7 years ago
Don't use auto focus. The art and science of tracking focus is an important skill for camera operator DP. The wider the aperture (f.1.9 for example) the shallower the depth of field potentially. The E
16:9, scanpan and letterbox
by Sheree Day 7 years ago
Hi Guys This may be a silly question, but I don't know the answer so I'll ask. What's the difference between 16:9 and 16:9 scanpan and letterbox And what's the difference between scanpan and letterbox
Re: 16:9, scanpan and letterbox
by Michael Sacci 7 years ago
There is "pan & scan" or letterbox. This is how you want 16:9 material to be displayed on a 4:3 TV. Pan & scan is full frame center cropped. Letter boxed is 16:9 image with black bars top and bottom.
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Viewing canvas full size
by Sheree Day 7 years ago
Hi Guys, Sorry if this has been answered before but I tried to find a thread on it and couldn't. When playing back your sequence in FCP7, how do you get the canvass to be the full size of your screen,
Re: Viewing canvas full size
by Jerry Hofmann 7 years ago
In the bottom of the view menu set the video and audio playback to "digital cinema desktop -main monitor, then in that same menu, set the video playback to "all frames". Then type on the escape key to
Duplicating timeline with all cuts etc
by Sheree Day 7 years ago
How do you duplicate a timeline with all your cuts etc intact I didn't want to save the whole project as something else. I wanted to keep the original timeline, then make a copy of the timeline to mak
Re: Duplicating timeline with all cuts etc
by Shane Ross 7 years ago
Highlight the sequence, press CONTROL-D. or EDIT DUPLICATES SEQUENCE Shane Little Frog Post Read my blog, Little Frog in High Def
Using one frame from footage as a photo
by Sheree Day 7 years ago
Is there any easy way to select just one frame from your piece of footage and use it on the timeline like a photo, and perhaps be able to zoom in and out of it too
Re: Using one frame from footage as a photo
by Mark Suszko 7 years ago
Or in the menus, it's Modify make freeze frame. You can assign any duration you want to it. drag it to the bin and you have it as it's own source for multiple uses.
mov file - removing all vision but keeping audio
by Sheree Day 7 years ago
Because of the equipment I have, and I can't record my voiceover direct into FCP7 (open plan environment) I have to record into a camera and convert the footage to a mov file. When I import into FCP t
Re: mov file - removing all vision but keeping audio
by Sheree Day 7 years ago
Thanks guys for your input. I tried the mpegstreamclip way to convert to AIFF and then imported to FCP and it worked perfectly. Will try the QTPro way too. Thanks again for solving my problem and savi
Turning video track on and off
by Sheree Day 7 years ago
When you have 2 videos - one on v1 and one on v2, and you want to turn off v2 for a few moments to check v1, how do you do this I had video on both tracks as I wanted to split screen, but prior to tha
Re: Turning video track on and off
by Sheree Day 7 years ago
Thanks guys for your help - it all worked
Video generator templates FCP7
by Sheree Day 7 years ago
When using some of the video generator templates in FCP7 - I tried 'satin' and 'curves' and I selected 'menu' format then PAL. There are black bars either side of the template and image and text are f
Re: Video generator templates FCP7
by Sascha Engel 7 years ago
Once you dropped the template from the viewer to the browser, it not right clicking, but inside your browser, you have to scroll horizontal, through all the different tabs, such as media start, media
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Option T - FCP7
by Sheree Day 7 years ago
Hi I accidentally hit Option T and got something that looked a bit strange to me. I tried to undo (Command Z) but that didn't work. So I had to revert to the last save I did - a few minutes earlier, s
Re: Option T - FCP7
by Thomas Morter-Laing 7 years ago
Option T is 'Toggle Clip Keyframes'. You can turn it off by hitting the same keys again, or the little thing which looks like two lines on the bottom left iof the timeline, just next to the small spea
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Scrolling title with photo in background
by Sheree Day 7 years ago
HI I've searched the threads but can't seem to find an answer to my question. I was hoping someone could help me. I have FCP7 and Motion4 - and I'm new to both. I need to create a long scrolling list
Re: Scrolling title with photo in background
by Michael Gissing 7 years ago
In Boris you have to select Roll so the text moves. You then put all the text you want, format and simply set or drag the duration.
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