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February 10th 2004
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relabeling clips to match in project bin and timeline
by Stephen Franciosa 1 week ago
Trying to rename the clips in my project bin and have them reflect in the timeline. For that matter I would also love to be able to label them a color in the bin and have that reflect in the timeline
no thumbnails on timeline in color tab
by Stephen Franciosa 1 year ago
Having trouble finding the view options to see the timeline thumbnails in the color tab. right ow its just a strip of light blue clips. can see them in the edit tab, but can't find in davinci 12.
Re: no thumbnails on timeline in color tab
by Stephen Franciosa 1 year ago
found it, upper left corner, there a timeline and clips button which view and hides either.
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syncing label color change across project
by Stephen Franciosa 2 years ago
Is there a way to change the label color of a clip and have that affect the instances it appears through every timeline As of now, it seems you can change the label color, however the same clip retain
Re: syncing label color change across project
by Stephen Franciosa 2 years ago
can't seem to find that setting in CC 2015
how many multi-cam streams of ProRes HQ can be run with a 12 core mac
by Stephen Franciosa 2 years ago
Have a mac pro 12 core and working with a multicam sequence of 6 streaming ProResHQ clips. The footage is connected via a thunderbolt cable to G-SPEED STUDIO drive. Finding th project running alot slo
Re: how many multi-cam streams of ProRes HQ can be run with a 12 core mac
by Shane Ross 2 years ago
It's not the computer as much as it is the hard drive array. Test it with something like the BlackMagic Disk Speed Test and it'll tell you. 1080p30 HD, say DNxHD 185 or ProRes HQ, requires about 90MB
match additional microphones in protocols using only timecode on an existing edit
by Stephen Franciosa 2 years ago
I am cutting an event with 12 microphones and 2 production mixes, all with matching timecode. The edit was done with only the 2 production tracks. I need to send this off to ProTools but I need to hav
Re: match additional microphones in protocols using only timecode on an existing edit
by Stephen Franciosa 2 years ago
Hey guys. Thanks for the responses. Haven't looked into this Titan 4 but the "ProTools HD Field recorder workflow" seems to solve my exact problem.
match audio edits for additional mics using timecode?
by Stephen Franciosa 2 years ago
I am cutting an event with 12 microphones and 2 production mixes, all with matching timecode. The edit was done with only the 2 production tracks. I need to send this off to ProTools but I need to hav
davinci horizontal distortion lines
by Stephen Franciosa 2 years ago
Getting these distortion lines running out a job from davinici 11.3.1 off my Mac Pro 12-core. Let the computer shut down over night cause I thought it was getting to hot. Same issue in the morning.
Re: davinci horizontal distortion lines
by Stephen Franciosa 2 years ago
Thanks guys. It seems one of my graphics cards is on its way out though.
work off a network drive
by Stephen Franciosa 3 years ago
Is there a way I can save my davinci project to a drive on my network, so I can open the project on different computers on the same network, without needing to export the project and reopen on the oth
Re: work off a network drive
by Stephen Franciosa 3 years ago
Much appreciated!
refresh rate and monitoring GH output
by Stephen Franciosa 3 years ago
If I were to get a monitor to use on set with the GH2 or GH4, does the refresh rate of the monitor have any bearing on the image we are producing from that camera. Is there a better refresh rate to ke
Re: refresh rate and monitoring GH output
by Noah Kadner 3 years ago
It should match the frame rate you're shooting- otherwise the monitor isn't accurately showing what the camera is recording. 120hz setting on monitors in general should be avoided like the plague. Noa
auto-linking similar clips
by Stephen Franciosa 3 years ago
Is there a way to auto link similar clips in a xml sequence Ive already imported For some reason, none of my project import with this as a default anymore. is there a way to change this so they defaul
Re: auto-linking similar clips
by Simon Blackledge 3 years ago
Or Color Trace the Timeline s
Render ProRes4444 with alpha on Deliver page?
by Bruce Rees 5 years ago
Is it possible to render out my clips on an FCP roundtrip to maintain the alpha channels embedded in my V2, V3, etc layers I've added and attached alpha outputs on the node screen but it looks like th
Re: Render ProRes4444 with alpha on Deliver page?
by Eric Johnson 5 years ago
I think you just answered your own question...
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Stephen Franciosa liked this 3 years ago
premiere stops responding
by Stephen Franciosa 3 years ago
Cant figure this out but every now and then when I'm working premiere just stops responding. I loose any realtime playback to my televisions and after a while I need to just rester the program. It sti
Re: premiere stops responding
by David Baud 3 years ago
Have you repaired permissions on your system drive have you cleaned up your Premiere Pro preferences Can you open Apple Activity Monitor and see if you can see any components of your system that is no
Premiere hangs up
by Stephen Franciosa 3 years ago
Working off an iMac with a USB 3 drive connection. Getting this issue more frequently where my premiere just hangs up, meaning, it sometimes doesn't respond while in the middle of working. it will all
Re: Premiere hangs up
by Dennis Radeke 3 years ago
So if you're comping 4k in AE and bringing that into Premiere Pro, you're definitely going to hit a wall there. One thing that you want to consider for your imac would be more RAM. Think of the CPU as
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Stephen Franciosa liked this 3 years ago
timeout waiting for frame , frame dropped
by Stephen Franciosa 3 years ago
Have started getting this issue on multiple projects. my hard drives are plugged in via SATA. "timeout waiting for frame (....) for recording, frame dropped" Usually need to restart program and begin
auto grouping
by Stephen Franciosa 3 years ago
I remember when using Davinici 9 that shots throughout my edit were automatically grouped so and CC changes would link throughout on that particular shot file. Now it seems in order to accomplish the
Re: auto grouping
by Stephen Franciosa 3 years ago
didn't seem to work
my questions
by Stephen Franciosa 4 years ago
Where can I find a list of all of the questions I have asked Sorry cannot find it.
Re: my questions
by Stephen Franciosa 4 years ago
thanks!
cannot feather a custom power window?
by Stephen Franciosa 4 years ago
Ive created a custom power window and I cannot seem to find how to feather the window in resolve 10. seems to work fine with circle and square.
Re: cannot feather a custom power window?
by Joseph Owens 4 years ago
There are softness Inside Outside sliders in the dialog box to the right of the shape selector. Drag them to some positive factor and you will see that each vertex also has its own inside outside adju
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Stephen Franciosa liked this 4 years ago
Project is write protected under another user/admin?
by Stephen Franciosa 4 years ago
Ive been trying to open a project under another user account on my Mac, and Im getting the scratch disk are write-protected. Under my main user account everything works fine. I checked the info on the
refresh output to tv
by Stephen Franciosa 4 years ago
Sometimes I have this issue with premiere 6, where after the program loads up the timeline does not respond to the playback. I can hear audio but the video does not respond on either my program monito
xml not linking to new footage
by Stephen Franciosa 4 years ago
I have three sequences which i round trip from premiere pro 6. I used the FCP round trip functions and it worked perfectly for 2 sequences however the third xml is not linking to the newly created foo
Re: xml not linking to new footage
by Jordan Mena 4 years ago
I ran into this problem as well. Did you export the XML from Davinci after you rendered your clips If not your media won't re-link to your graded clips. Jordan Mena Editor Colorist Producer Los Angele
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Stephen Franciosa liked this 4 years ago
remove jaggies from blow up animation
by Stephen Franciosa 4 years ago
I have some animation motion fx footage which was delivered to me at 640x480. I need to now deliver it at 1920x1080. Im obviously having some issues with jagged edges. (included photo but cannot tell
mounting western digital drive outside housing
by Stephen Franciosa 5 years ago
sorry if this is the wrong forum but I figured you guys understand drives. I was trying to mount my western digital 2tb mybook outside of its housing so i could take advantage of the sata speeds. (the
Re: mounting western digital drive outside housing
by Stephen Franciosa 4 years ago
thanks for the reply. i've been using these. so far so good. http: www.newertech.com products voyagerq.php
altiverb 6 preventing opening final cut
by Stephen Franciosa 4 years ago
having trouble opening final cut due to some plugin discrepancy with protools. altiverb 6. i get to a part of the load up and altiverb (audio ease) comes up and says it needs to authorize. now another
Re: altiverb 6 preventing opening final cut
by Jean-Christophe Boulay 4 years ago
The iLok drivers that let the software read the authorization on the dongle can do stuff like that when installed in another user account. Some components are installed in the user folder so a differe
interlacing
by Stephen Franciosa 5 years ago
I have this video footage shot on mini dv at 29.97 which im editing however i cant seem to understand why I am having a weird interlace issue. Every frame has this weird interlace. if i change the fie
Re: interlacing
by Stephen Franciosa 5 years ago
thanks guys!
29.97 to 23.98
by Stephen Franciosa 5 years ago
I have a 29.97 clip which was originally shot at 23.98. Every 5 frames looks something like this: A.B.C.D.D. Meaning I have a duplicate 4th frame every 5th frame to compensate. Im trying to convert it
Re: 29.97 to 23.98
by Stephen Franciosa 5 years ago
interesting solution. will try it.
using an .mlp audio file for blu-ray disc
by Stephen Franciosa 5 years ago
I was delivered a .mlp audio file to use for audio on a blu-ray disc. i have no idea what to do with this file. i cannot convert it and I cannot add it as. tried vlc and that doesnt seem to work. The
Re: using an .mlp audio file for blu-ray disc
by Stephen Franciosa 5 years ago
thanks. i have a ac3 from my sound guy which i was going to use in place. (correct me if im wrong but ac3 is better than pcm). they are concerned about getting the highest possible quality. wouldn't a
make slow mo with footage look like regular speed
by Stephen Franciosa 5 years ago
In FCP7 whats the correct speed change to speed up footage shot in slow motion. I have some ARRI Alexa footage which was shot at 48 fps and 72fps which I need to play at regular speed. My sequence is
Re: make slow mo with footage look like regular speed
by Bret Williams 5 years ago
Math. 59.94 23.98=2.49958 250%
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Stephen Franciosa liked this 5 years ago
necessity of doing a pulldown with DVCPRO 24 frame footage
by Stephen Franciosa 5 years ago
I was just wondering, is it necessary to do a pull down with DVCPro footage shot at 23.98. Now it comes in at a 29.97 sequence which I usually edit it. However Ive been noticing the 24 looks better wh
Re: necessity of doing a pulldown with DVCPRO 24 frame footage
by Stephen Franciosa 5 years ago
good to know. thanks a lot. is it too late to pulldown the footage after its already edited or will that shift the edit points
best codec for canon .h264 footage? pro res lt?
by Stephen Franciosa 5 years ago
I normally transcode any footage I get to Apple pro res 422, but ive been researching prores lt and proxy codecs and was wondering something. if the bit rate of the footage im recieving (say the canon
Re: best codec for canon .h264 footage? pro res lt?
by Ryan Holmes 5 years ago
John Heagy "Which Canon records h.264 at 45Mbs " I believe that most (all ) Canon DSLR's shoot @ 45Mbps. Both of my 7D's shoot that when recording video. The 5DMarkIII I just rented shot around there
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Stephen Franciosa liked this 5 years ago
fastest red quicktime prores codec
by Stephen Franciosa 5 years ago
i don't have a red rocket card and am compressing on a iMac. i was wondering does compressing prores proxy resolution any quicker than compressing proves 444. doesn't seem to be.
Re: fastest red quicktime prores codec
by Matt Gerard 5 years ago
All good advice. In fact, just last night there appeared battle tested red rocket cards at the RED store- http: www.red.com store products red-rocket-battle-tested Great price if you'll be doing lots
gradient blur
by Stephen Franciosa 6 years ago
is there a way to do a gradient blur
Re: gradient blur
by Scott Sheriff 6 years ago
Duplicate your footage on V3 (V1 & V3). Put a B&W gradient on V2. Blur the footage on V1. Make the V3 footage composite mode travel matte luma. Adjust the gradient to suit your needs. Scott Sheriff Di
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Stephen Franciosa liked this 6 years ago
reorganize P2 footage from multiple cards
by Stephen Franciosa 6 years ago
I did a shoot with the HVX and ended up with 16 shot cards at the end of the day. However, when my assistant transcoded the footage, he ran out all of it into one folder. I usually like to have these
diff btw Red, Continuum and Final FX?
by Stephen Franciosa 6 years ago
I am new to the Boris line of FX. They seem like a great product. However I was wondering which of the line of products would suite me best. Red, Continuum or Final FXs. Continuum an dFinal FX seem ra
Re: diff btw Red, Continuum and Final FX?
by Stephen Franciosa 6 years ago
extremely. i appreciate it!
video image distorted
by Stephen Franciosa 7 years ago
Im getting this weird issue with my aja kona card. I have it hooked up to a BETA UVW-1800 deck. I have the ability to import and export through the card via RGB, however if the cables for both the inp
Re: video image distorted
by Stephen Franciosa 7 years ago
Im sorry, so where would I be able to find that
Stephen Franciosa 7 years ago
Hey thanks for the response. think i might have a bad drive somewhere. if i can isolate the issue will let you know.
Comparing JVC, Sony & Panasonic monitors
by Stephen Franciosa 9 years ago
I comparing the Sony LMD2050W, JVC DT-V20L1DU and the Panasonic BT-LH1700W. Besides size, any reason I might want to go with on as opposed to another. I am using it for editing with Final Cut pro on a
Re: Comparing JVC, Sony & Panasonic monitors
by Archie Cruz 9 years ago
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Trailer SFX
by Stephen Franciosa 9 years ago
Hey can anyone recommend a good set of CDs for all those whooshes and SFX Im hearing in trailers nowadays
Re: Trailer SFX
by Stephen Smith 9 years ago
This product ROCKS! Check out Video Copilot's Designer Sound FX. Stephen Smith Money Making Graphics & Effects for Final Cut Studio 2
audio from Protools goes out of sync
by Stephen Franciosa 9 years ago
I have these aiffs I've received from Pro Tools and the audio seems to gradually go out of sync. The audio waveforms also do not correlate to what is being heard. When I drag them onto my 24 frame tim
Re: audio from Protools goes out of sync
by Sean ONeil 9 years ago
Do whatever Easy Setup you need to bring one piece of audio in so that it syncs. Once it syncs, export a Quicktime movie with video and audio. Open that new Quicktime movie in Cinema Tools. You can th
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Stephen Franciosa liked this 9 years ago
Better Dissolves
by Stephen Franciosa 9 years ago
Im working in FCP and all my dissolves seem to be very flat and even. I've noticed on a lot of professional trailers (like the new Texas Chainsaw Masssacre) the dissolves seem to effect the likes and
Re: Better Dissolves
by Stephen Franciosa 9 years ago
I checked out those filters from Nattress. Pretty good but are the compatible with DVCPROHD and 1080 24p
CSI MIAMI flashes
by Stephen Franciosa 9 years ago
Hey, how are all those flashes we are seeing in popular tv shows like CSI Miami being done I am working with FCP and wanted to do some of them in some edits I am working on.
Re: CSI MIAMI flashes - freebie solution
by Darren Edwards 9 years ago
There's a neat little plugin available for Premiere After Effects from Buena called Effects Essentials. 'Camera Flash' is actually part of suite costing $199, but 'Camera Flash' is the token fully fun
shooting glasses on green screen
by Stephen Franciosa 10 years ago
So I have a commercial where they want to shoot two people holding wine glasses up against a green screen. I've lit for green screen before, so I know shooting through glass is going to be an issue. D
Re: shooting glasses on green screen
by Stephen Franciosa 10 years ago
You know it was really more a theoretical question I guess Is it something as simple as using a camera with 4:2:2 or 4:4:4 as opposed to 4:1:1 to get a better key I was really just wondering if the co
Edit Share?
by Stephen Franciosa 10 years ago
Anybody hear anything about Edit Share It was recommended to me a a great SAN device.
Re: Edit Share?
by Chris Blair 9 years ago
Sam, Good to hear you had a better experience. I did point out in my post that: people should definitely explore them as they have a legion of happy users I'm curious what your budget was Ours was 20k
CONTENTS
by Stephen Franciosa 10 years ago
How necessary is it to keep the CONTENT folder after the footage has been ingested into FCP and converted to Quicktimes
Re: CONTENTS
by Stephen Franciosa 10 years ago
Well just figured the Quicktimes are the same thing
Interlace stutter with DVDs
by Stephen Franciosa 11 years ago
On Encore 2.0, we are having what looks like an interlace stutter on the final dvds. The clips are coming out of Canopus Storm and were are letting Encore rencder the mpeg.
Mastering
by Stephen Franciosa 11 years ago
Whats the best diigtal tape format to master out an edited p2 video
Re: Mastering
by Stephen Franciosa 11 years ago
720p 24fps
Mastering
by Stephen Franciosa 11 years ago
Whats the best diigtal tape format to master out an edited p2 video
Re: Mastering
by Jeremy Garchow 11 years ago
What format did you shoot
Mastering
by Stephen Franciosa 11 years ago
Whats the best diigtal tape format to master out an edited p2 video
Re: Mastering
by Jeremy Garchow 11 years ago
What format did you shoot
Capturing Timecode
by Stephen Franciosa 11 years ago
I am tryin to capture timecode from a Fostex PD4 DAT deck and I am having trouble captuiring timecode. I am transfering into Final Cut through the KONA LE card. The timecode out on the deck is XLR but
Re: Capturing Timecode
by Jeremy Garchow 11 years ago
Do you have a VTR that accepts tc in You could take the XLR, adapt it to BNC and stick that in the 'tc in' of your VTR. Set the deck to ext timecode, hook your RS-422 from the Kona to the deck, and ca
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