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Deep Glow on green screen footage causes transparency
by Noah Green 6 months ago
When creating 3D projects I usually export the subject out of Cinema 4D in an mp4 format and with a green backplate. I then remove the green with Keylight, pre-comp, then apply deep glow. This sets th
Re: Deep Glow on green screen footage causes transparency
by Steve Brame 6 months ago
I'm curious as to why you would export to MP4 with a green plate. Steve Brame creative illusions Productions
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Andrew Somers liked this 5 months ago
Simple vertical wipe?
by Jiri Fiala 8 years ago
Hi! How can I make a simple vertical wipe (i.e. going from top to bottom) Builtin wipe in Premiere only does left-to-right. It boggles my mind something as simple as this is not possible with stock tr
Re: Simple vertical wipe?
by Steve Brame 8 years ago
Take a look at the small image to the left of the 'Duration' and Alignment labels. The small arrows around that image allow you to set the direction of the wipe. Steve Brame creative illusions Product
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Alan Balch liked this 2 years ago
Essential Title Nightmare
by Eric Merklein 2 years ago
I've been doing the editing thing for very long time from film, through video tape, Montague, Avid and Premiere Pro. From LA to NY. All I have to say is that Essential Graphics is the worst piece of g
Re: Essential Title Nightmare
by Steve Brame 2 years ago
2 mouse clicks to create a circle in Essential Graphics panel, the same as the legacy Title Tool, which, by the way, is still there. Steve Brame creative illusions Productions
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Eric Merklein liked this 2 years ago
music rights for internal corporate video?
by barbara daly 2 years ago
I have a client who wants to create an employee video using a pop song but changing the lyrics and singing it karaoke style. The video will be used in-house only, sung by current employees. It will be
Re: music rights for internal corporate video?
by Steve Brame 2 years ago
This has always been such a grey area, and I love these posts, always hoping that something more definitive will come out in one. One thing you can definitely count on - if you use client directed cop
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Greg Ball liked this 2 years ago
Way to align number of images in one composition like a grid?
by Waqas Areff 2 years ago
So, I'm working on a project where I need to show like 20+ images in one composition, properly aligned next to each other. Doing it manually takes a lot of time and the images don't even look properly
Re: Way to align number of images in one composition like a grid?
by Steve Brame 2 years ago
Search for 'Layers2Grid'. Steve Brame creative illusions Productions
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Waqas Areff liked this 2 years ago
Adobe Audition messed up a day worth of work
by Joel Arvidsson 3 years ago
I imported a vo file that I cleaned up from inhales a couple of weeks ago. Today I addade two extra part to that track by coping and pasting the waves in the timeline. I also continued to ad range mar
Re: Adobe Audition messed up a day worth of work
by Steve Brame 3 years ago
With Premiere, you are not editing source files, but with Audition, you can, and sounds like you are. Audition also has it's own project file, .sesx files into which you import audio source files. If
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Robert Withers liked this 3 years ago
Premiere on Laptop will not read AVI files
by Michael Peret 3 years ago
I'm working on a project on both my Desktop and Laptop running windows 10 and using the latest version on Premiere Pro 2017. My footage includes a folder of .AVI files that import fine on my desktop b
Re: Premiere on Laptop will not read AVI files
by Steve Brame 3 years ago
It appears that the required codec may not be installed on your laptop. Determine what codec was used to encode the video, then you can figure out how to install it. Steve Brame creative illusions Pro
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Michael Peret liked this 3 years ago
Looking for (short) stock footage at low price
by Catalin Buda 3 years ago
Hi guys I need several stock videos for a short corporate video I'll be editing. I checked Shutterstock, Adobe Stock and Pond 5 and I see that the price for stock footage is around $45-70 per clip. My
Re: Looking for (short) stock footage at low price
by Steve Brame 3 years ago
Creative COW blocks any mention of such services that don't pay them, and apparently the one I was going to suggest is one of those. Steve Brame creative illusions Productions
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Catalin Buda liked this 3 years ago
Zoom small part of video in Premiere Pro
by James Agro 3 years ago
Hello CC, I was wondering how i could for instance, create this effect with Premiere like i can with Photoshop, I'm new to Premiere, but experienced in Photoshop Here is what i wish to do: https: i.gy
Re: Zoom small part of video in Premiere Pro
by Steve Brame 3 years ago
Just duplicate your footage on the track above, then use the mask tools in the Opacity controls to draw the mask on the upper clip. Then scale and move the upper clip as you need. Steve Brame creative
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James Agro liked this 3 years ago
Rendering Literally for DAYS!!!!
by Rickie Peete 3 years ago
Hello. So far, I've been rendering for nearly 26hrs and my "estimated time left: 42:35:34." HOWEVER, the estimated time left keeps increasing instead of decreasing, so NOW it's higher than what I just
Re: Rendering Literally for DAYS!!!!
by Steve Brame 3 years ago
Unfortunately, one of our editors was working on a side project that sounds similar to yours. He also used Red Giant DeNoiser, and was experiencing multi-day exports. The lag was definitely DeNoiser,
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Rickie Peete liked this 3 years ago
A different take...
by Steve Brame 3 years ago
We're quick to jump on here with inadequacies and problems, but I'd like to take a moment to thank Adobe for Morph Cut. It doesn't work everywhere, but when it does, it's really nice. Asus P6X58D Prem
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Alex Udell liked this 3 years ago
Re: A different take...
by Joe Barta IV 3 years ago
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Premiere CC 2014 keeps stalling during encode
by Jordan Woodworth 5 years ago
The software is not freezing up, it just fails to continue encoding. I've tried encoding this particular timeline numerous times on two different machines using different encode presets and formats. I
Re: Premiere CC 2014 keeps stalling during encode
by Steve Brame 5 years ago
We've been having this happen as well. A good way to figure out if there is something like a plugin or transition that is causing the balk, start from Adobe Media Encoder, and load the PPro sequence a
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Bryan Stewart liked this 3 years ago
Edit in Adobe Audition - handles
by Steve Brame 5 years ago
Way back in the early days of the 'Edit in Adobe Audition' functionality, we actually got a dialog box in between which gave the option to add handles to the newly created WAV file. Is that still poss
Re: Edit in Adobe Audition - handles
by Steve Brame 5 years ago
Thanks Ann! I guess I'm thinking that it was once available when sending a clip over to Audition, but maybe handles have always only been an option when sending a sequence. Seems silly though. I mean,
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Nicolas Laborde Zunino liked this 3 years ago
Some plugins are gone after update
by Todd VanSlyck 5 years ago
I updated my CC apps Monday (regrettably). I noticed my Magic Bullet looks plugin said "Filter Offline" on clips I had previously had used it on. I opened up a ticket with Red Giant and they've been h
Re: Some plugins are gone after update
by Steve Brame 5 years ago
A couple of weeks ago I noticed that our Color Suite and Trapcode plugins had disappeared from Premiere's Effects Panel. I've spent too much time over the past year or so troubleshooting Red Giant's p
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Denes `Dobai liked this 4 years ago
Best intermediate video format for editing
by Rob Hammond 4 years ago
Hi, I am fairly new to video editing on modern hardware, but impressed with the level of knowledge available on the forum wondered if I could please ask what may seem a rather basic question to the mo
Re: Best intermediate video format for editing
by Steve Brame 4 years ago
Here's a great explanation of what the Nvidia cards process. Don't expect big changes from a better GPU unless you specifically have these items on your timeline. http: blogs.adobe.com premierepro 201
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Joe Barta IV liked this 4 years ago
Joining the ranks of the apostates - well... kind of...
by Chris Pettit 4 years ago
This is a full-disclosure post. Like Aindreas, I feel compelled to disclose my latest decisions regarding CC since I've spent so much time slapping Adobe for shoving this whole subscription mess on us
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David Lawrence liked this 4 years ago
Re: Joining the ranks of the apostates - well... kind of...
by Steve Brame 4 years ago
"24 XEON cores, lots of RAM, dual Titan X GPU's, all SSD drives, etc." Would you like to adopt me Asus P6X58D Premium * Core i7 950 * 24GB RAM * nVidia GeForce GTX 770 * Windows 7 Premium 64bit * Syst
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Andrew Kimery liked this 4 years ago
Replace with after effects composition - clip turns into weird test card icon :-(
by David Honan 4 years ago
This is totally baffling me :-( In Premiere CC, on a specific section of footage, every time select footage and... Abode dynamic link replace with After effects Composition I get a meaningless weird c
Re: Replace with after effects composition - clip turns into weird test card icon :-(
by Steve Brame 4 years ago
This is AE's 'Media Offline' image. Try opening the AE project and re-save it. This usually works for me on Dynamic Link. If the same graphic shows up in the AE project, then the media has gone missin
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David Honan liked this 4 years ago
How do I rent a live monkey for a video shoot?
by Stephen Pickering 5 years ago
Hi there, I have two questions. First, my shoot will probably take place in Madison, WI. I Googled "madison monkey rentals" and found one company who rents monkeys, unfortunately it's not the ideal sp
Re: How do I rent a live monkey for a video shoot?
by Steve Brame 5 years ago
This is shaping up to be one of the greatest threads on the COW ever! Asus P6X58D Premium * Core i7 950 * 24GB RAM * nVidia GeForce GTX 770 * Windows 7 Premium 64bit * System Drive - WD Caviar Black 5
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Chris Tompkins liked this 4 years ago
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