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Tero Ahlfors

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Asking a Professional Video Editor.
by Kazzan Laquinon 2 days ago
Noob here, What do you call this kind or any similarity for this effects It's my first time working on a video project, so I'd kinda like to use this for the end part of my video. I'm currently using
Re: Asking a Professional Video Editor.
by Tero Ahlfors 2 days ago
That kind of transition could be easily done in After Effects.
Transcoding to Intermediate Codec: Best Practice for Mixed Source Consumer Formats?
by David Hamme 3 days ago
Hello, Thanks in advance for help with my first post, and with determining a first-time workflow. I am working with three consumer-grade sources for a multi-cam job. 1. iPhone 6s video with variable b
Re: Transcoding to Intermediate Codec: Best Practice for Mixed Source Consumer Formats?
by Tero Ahlfors 2 days ago
David Hamme "Are the phrases 'variable bit rate' and 'variable frame rate' used as interchangeable terms concepts " No. Bit rate tells how much data there is per second. Phones usually try to compres
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What media for 4K
by Vasco daNeva 2 weeks ago
Once you've finished a 1 hour 4K film in Premiere Pro CC 2017, what media do you put it on so it can be viewed on a 4K TV set with max quality
Re: What media for 4K
by Tero Ahlfors 5 days ago
"Playback HD and SD video in MKV containers and other modern video file formats, including top quality HD video with very high bit-rates 120 Mbp s." I didn't find an actual manual but that's from the
Importing transcoded XAVC footage in Premiere
by Mirko Laflamme 6 days ago
I'm currently trying to edit some FS5 footage that I did not shoot. However, the person who did imported the XAVC files into Final Cut before giving them to me and converted them to .mov. It seems the
Re: Importing transcoded XAVC footage in Premiere
by Tero Ahlfors 5 days ago
Then it's probably some proprietary mystery codec that only Apple uses.
Rec.2020 workflow in Premiere Pro?
by Jari Innanen 1 week ago
Hi all, I was searching for information how Premiere Pro handles Rec.2020 material internally, but came up pretty empty. Is there a workflow White Paper somewhere like there is for FCP X thanks, Jari
Re: Rec.2020 workflow in Premiere Pro?
by Tero Ahlfors 1 week ago
What exactly are you trying to do There are no (consumer) monitors that support it and there probably won't be for a while.
Around 18-20 fps playback. What do i need to upgrade?
by Rick Duteweert 2 weeks ago
Hi all! Recently i bought a Sony a7S II. When in edit some simple clips in XAVC S 4K my computer struggles with the playback, especially when i put a lut on it. Here are my computer specs: Windows 10
Re: Around 18-20 fps playback. What do i need to upgrade?
by Tero Ahlfors 2 weeks ago
You could try to transcode your footage to DNxHR.
TouchBar & FCPX.... Fail
by Bob Woodhead 2 weeks ago
Finally dropped into a store to get hands on the new MBP. Only took a few seconds to realize the TouchBar is almost entirely useless for an editor, all due to one fact - you can't customize it! So it'
Re: TouchBar & FCPX.... Fail
by Tero Ahlfors 2 weeks ago
At least you can run Doom on it: https: www.slashgear.com doom-runs-on-everything-including-macbook-pro-touch-bar-21464763
How to reduce gif file size and maintain resolution?
by sam debey 3 weeks ago
Hello everyone and anyone that can help, I've made an animation for my client which they now need turned into a gif for their landing page. They want it to be 1500 pixels wide and under 500k in file s
Re: How to reduce gif file size and maintain resolution?
by Tero Ahlfors 3 weeks ago
You can make it smaller by dropping the frame rate, adding dithering and lowering the bit depth. All of these will make the gif look worse though.
Render Video with 5.1 Surround Sound?
by Adam Lewen 4 weeks ago
Hi there! I have been asked to render out a projects with 5.1 Surround Sound (Which I have from the Sound Studio) How do I approach this is it possible within After Effects at all Thanks for you input
Re: Render Video with 5.1 Surround Sound?
by Tero Ahlfors 4 weeks ago
Adam Lewen "I wonder if they will change the stereo only in the near future :)" I'd guess that there isn't enough users that would need to work with surround audio in AE for them to add that feature.
Roto Scooping with AE - CC
by Dean Kubasek 4 weeks ago
I want to put a separate video clip in the TV screen, can anybody on the cow help me with some techniques on how to accomplish that youtube link listed below https: youtu.be mK8Sspe8rNo
Re: Roto Scooping with AE - CC
by Tero Ahlfors 4 weeks ago
Well that is probably the easiest roto to do manually as there's no complex shapes, movement, dof or motion blur. I'd make a separate mask for the hand and for the sheet.
Trying to achieve this effect?!
by Chaernon Adrian 1 month ago
I m trying to make something similar, but HAVE NO IDEA whatsoever how this is done, so I can t really go on YouTube and search for the effect because I don t know how it s called. Can someone please e
Re: Trying to achieve this effect?!
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
You have two cameras shooting simultaneously but not exactly the same composition. Then you morph between the cameras. IMO this looks really dumb.
h.264 problem
by Jerry Smith 1 month ago
I create a 1920x1080 AE comp with two pixel perfect solids and some text. There seems to be no way for me to get it into h.264 without getting the horizontal bands. Strangely, the text is unaffected.
Re: h.264 problem
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
Jerry Smith "How do you know that 444 is not natively supported in iOS " Jerry Smith "SO, I'm really curious where you got that information." From the various Apple device specification pages. The la
CC Trial just shrunk from 30 to 7 days
by Andy Field 7 months ago
What's up with that http: www.provideocoalition.com creative-cloud-trial-reduction
Re: CC Trial just shrunk from 30 to 7 days
by Thomas Mathai 3 months ago
Ok, so why are you here. Don't you have better things to do
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File: BG separation
by Tero Ahlfors 4 months ago
png file Example for BG separation https: f1.creativecow.net 10405 bg-separation
File: Test AEP
by Tero Ahlfors 5 months ago
aep file For testing https: f1.creativecow.net 10238 test-aep
"Or Not" was born of the FCP X Launch. So...
by Bill Davis 6 months ago
Over Memorial Day to decompress from my killer recent schedule a bit, I binge-watched some of the Stieg Larssen series of Dragon Tattoo book to film adaptations from Sweden. (Really nice productions a
Re: "Or Not" was born of the FCP X Launch. So...
by Tim Wilson 6 months ago
Steve Connor "BTW I like the style of the Tutorials Bill" Me too! Important to keep in mind for what follows. :-) Bill Davis "Some folks may well have been "in the know" in advance of the intro, but
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Tero Ahlfors liked this 6 months ago
Another set of z800 specs for ya
by Duke Sweden 7 months ago
Yes, I know, there's a separate forum for workstation questions, but out of 30 posts there were a total of 2 responses, so I'm gonna hit you guys up one more time. In case you missed it I'm 0 for 2 so
Re: Another set of z800 specs for ya
by Jeff Pulera 7 months ago
Hi Duke, I've been following your threads for over a month and have been biting my tongue the entire time, as other posters that I respect were cheerleading for the HP purchase and also singing the pr
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Tero Ahlfors liked this 7 months ago
Logo is not crisp!
by Loria Hyslop 8 months ago
Hello, I am brand new to Premier. I am working on some digital signage content. It is still image with some After Effects titles brought in. I want our company's logo in the bottom corner. The logo is
Re: Logo is not crisp!
by Shane Ross 8 months ago
DPI means nothing in video. it's all about PIXEL DIMENSIONS. Something 4000x3000 pixels, 72DPI (72 is the video default) will look much crisper than 400x300 at 300DPI. Shane Little Frog Post Read my b
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Tero Ahlfors liked this 8 months ago
Frame.io meets Adobe Premiere Pro
by Walter Soyka 8 months ago
Following up on a recent discussion that touched on fixed versus flexible UIs link : Frame.io will soon support real-time collaboration, with the entire Frame.io app running directly inside of Premier
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David Lawrence liked this 8 months ago
Re: Frame.io meets Adobe Premiere Pro
by Scott Witthaus 8 months ago
Color me a "modest user". What is the big thing here I saw a slick pseudo-demo but WTF does it really do Coming soon. What Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Post Production Supervisor 1708 Inc. Editorial P
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Tero Ahlfors liked this 8 months ago
Can we perhaps hold the triumphalism ...?
by Simon Ubsdell 9 months ago
... until such times as FCP X reaches feature parity wth AVID, or at the very least with FCP 7 which it supplanted. My list is quite long and I won't rehearse it all yet again, but here's a key featur
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David Lawrence liked this 9 months ago
Re: Can we perhaps hold the triumphalism ...?
by Tim Wilson 8 months ago
Bill Davis "That my camera that cost orders of magnitude more than either device can't as well just seems ... stupid. That's all." Well, no argument there. LOL But that doesn't make it less true. LOL
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File: Screened
by Tero Ahlfors 9 months ago
jpg file Original left, same shot screened on itself on right https: f1.creativecow.net 9817 screened
Support for DPX with embedded alpha or EXR?
by Nat Jencks 3 years ago
Hi, I'm getting a lot of VFX with mattes. I'd love to have the mattes embedded in the sources. My initial testing indicates that Resolve 10 still doesn't support DPX with embedded alpha. What if any a
Re: Support for DPX with embedded alpha or EXR?
by Tero Ahlfors 10 months ago
16 bit DPXs with alpha from AE works in Resolve. EXRs with alpha also work.
10.2.3 Update is here
by joe mordecai 10 months ago
Motion + Compressor as well. For the most part, stability bug fix updates. I think we were all secretly hoping for something bigger after six months, but oh well - life goes on!
Re: 10.2.3 Update is here
by Andrew Kimery 10 months ago
Bill Davis "It totally does if A) what you thought you needed, turned out NOT to actually be what you needed as much in the new system - or B) if your sense of "loss" was more emotional than practica
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Disable grey area
by stig olsen 10 months ago
Hi, I finally switched to the latest version from 11 of Resolve and I can't find the "disable grey area"-button when adding a mask window on a node. It would be great if you could help me find it. Sti
Re: Disable grey area
by Tero Ahlfors 10 months ago
By disable gray area button you probably mean the highlight toggle Press shift+H
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Best Magic Lantern RAW Workflow?
by Matthew Jeschke 10 months ago
I'm attempting to color grade Magic Lantern RAW clips with resolve. Running into several road blocks items that take me an insurmountable amount of time... 1. Converting clips from Magic Lantern .RAW
Re: Best Magic Lantern RAW Workflow?
by Tero Ahlfors 10 months ago
Matthew Jeschke "3. Is workflow easier with a BlackMagic camera " Yes
Workflow with sRGB footage
by Duca Simone Luchini 10 months ago
Hallo everybody, I read on "Color Correction Handbook" by Van Hurkman that would be great work in Davinci with video (or) sequences in Log, as color space. It it true If I import in Davinci a sequence
Re: Workflow with sRGB footage
by Tero Ahlfors 10 months ago
Duca Simone Luchini "I read on "Color Correction Handbook" by Van Hurkman that would be great work in Davinci with video (or) sequences in Log, as color space. It it true " Depends on your own workfl
DPX to FCPX workflow - correct aspect ratio?
by Joe Rigby 10 months ago
Hi there, I have 7 DPX clips which were converted from 16mm. The frame size is 2048x1240 and it's 25fps. Each of the 7 DPX clips have a different starting timecode 01:00:00:00 - 07:00:00:00 I've test
Re: DPX to FCPX workflow - correct aspect ratio?
by Tero Ahlfors 10 months ago
Joe Rigby "What's the best size timeline to master in " In what resolution are you supposed to deliver the film in
Back to FCPX From PP (Rant)
by Lillian Young 11 months ago
After a lot of Premiere hype and realizing some advantages that make it feel more professional + AE integration, I switched to Premiere Pro last year. Some things made me smile (maximizing windows, dy
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Patrick Donegan liked this 10 months ago
Re: Back to FCPX From PP (Rant)
by Tero Ahlfors 11 months ago
Sounds like you might got some deeper problems with your computer.
Simple LUT and transcoding Red Raw
by Daniel Schultz 11 months ago
Any words of wisdom for my situation. I'll be using Resolve Lite and a MacBook Pro Retina. I have a job with 6.1 TB of Red Dragon 6k footage that I want to convert to ProRes, after applying a basic on
Re: Simple LUT and transcoding Red Raw
by Tero Ahlfors 11 months ago
Daniel Schultz "I have a job with 6.1 TB of Red Dragon 6k footage that I want to convert to ProRes" What are you doing with these files Are they proxies Are they something you'll work with If they ar
best procedures for grading a Commerical with editors effects
by Greg White 12 months ago
Hi I'm working on a commercial shot in 5k and transcoded to 1920x1080 QTP to edit in premier pro. One of the effects that the editor did was a 4 square box with different video playing in each square
Re: best procedures for grading a Commerical with editors effects
by Tero Ahlfors 12 months ago
Greg White "Would it be to color the clips and send them back to the editor to reassemble the 4 square " I would do this.
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Grading in Resolve Vs Premiere Pro CC 2015
by James Cundill 12 months ago
Calling Colourists! I'm an editor after effects artist. I've worked in the film industry for many years now and I've worked along side numerous colourists using a wide range of high end grading kit fr
Re: Grading in Resolve Vs Premiere Pro CC 2015
by Tero Ahlfors 12 months ago
Premiere can do a lot stuff, but Resolve isl optimized for a coloring workflow and I think it's faster to work on it. The biggest thing that Premiere is missing is the different comparison split scree
Jog Wheel for DaVinci Resolve?
by Stefan Ilea 12 months ago
Does anyone know of or use a particular jog wheel that is compatible with Resolve
Re: Jog Wheel for DaVinci Resolve?
by Tero Ahlfors 12 months ago
None, unless it's built in a supported surface. If you can program a jog controller to use keyboard macros you can do a jog shuttle with that.
Empty gallery and stills
by Mark van der Berg 12 months ago
Well this is a strange start with DaVinci Resolve: After installing version 11 light to my Windows 10 computer and starting as admin with the default project, the gallery with some presets to quickly
Re: Empty gallery and stills
by Tero Ahlfors 12 months ago
You're looking at the project gallery. It's empty if you haven't saved anything there. I don't have 11 installed but you can browse the preset gallery by choosing Gallery from the Workspace menu in 12
what is editing speed ?
by Herb Sevush 1 year ago
I wanted to starting a new thread based on this whole concept of editing speed. As per the previous thread ( https: forums.creativecow.net readpost 335 85784 ) I agree that it is hard to quantify exac
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Re: what is editing speed ?
by Tero Ahlfors 12 months ago
Bill Davis "For example, it confuses editors at first that there is no longer a brick wall at zero seconds in the X storyline as there is in most NLEs - and you can attach and work LEFT just as easil
AE CC 2015 - Quick observation
by Chris Pettit 1 year ago
Since I'm late to a previous discussion, I'll start a new post for what it's worth. From the previous post, comment from Walter: Walter Soyka "but honestly, it does work, the new preview system is a f
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Re: AE CC 2015 - Quick observation
by Tim Kolb 1 year ago
...I guess what I'm saying is that obviously you'd need to actually have use whatever software you want to complain about your 1st hand experience with it. Look, I'm certainly not someone who is on th
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Creative Cloud Holiday Discount Accounting?
by Bill Davis 1 year ago
So lots of email today and ads with DEEP discounts for a first year of CC. Like pushing near 70% off. IIRC the earlier discussions here the idea advanced was that the subscription rate didn't reflect
Re: Creative Cloud Holiday Discount Accounting?
by Andrew Kimery 1 year ago
Jim Wiseman "Would that be too threatening " The COW, like every message board I've ever been to, is organized by topic subject. Some areas will always get more traffic than others but having all thr
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Price increase Teams - personal licenses next?
by Herbert van der wegen 1 year ago
Adobe's message: Creative Cloud Price Increase Adobe Creative Cloud for Teams prices are increasing significantly starting on November 27, 2015. If you're looking at adding any seats, now's the time t
Re: Price increase Teams - personal licenses next?
by Tero Ahlfors 1 year ago
Gary Huff "Who knew that 33% was "significant" " I guess some people get really upset when stuff gets back to normal prices instead of being on sale anymore.
Maybe a substitue for prelude. at least for some
by Ricardo Marty 1 year ago
Just released. http: www.sonycreativesoftware.com es catalystprepare Example: Catalyst -(whatever nle)- fusion-protools or maybe: Catalyst prepare-catalyst edit- fusion-(whatever finnishing nle)- prot
Re: Maybe a substitue for prelude. at least for some
by Tero Ahlfors 1 year ago
Note that this program is made by Sony for Sony workflows. It doesn't have the format support that, for example, Prelude has.
Flame Unleashed: Flame now available on Mac and by subscription
by Walter Soyka 1 year ago
Autodesk Flame is opening up. Flame used to be available only as a very expensive turnkey solution with HP hardware running Linux, but now it's also available on the Mac platform, and it's available b
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Re: Flame Unleashed: Flame now available on Mac and by subscription
by Tero Ahlfors 1 year ago
Walter Soyka "The short answer It doesn't. And I mean that both ways. For some jobs, Flame will be enormous overkill. For others, Flame will lack the most basic tools necessary to do the job efficien
Am I going nuts? Inexplicable file size reduction!
by Alexander Wolf 1 year ago
I've been exporting UHD clips as photojpeg and the file sizes are usually between 1 and 1,5 gigs. Now for the first time in a month I'm doing the same thing but the file sizes seem to have been reduce
Re: Am I going nuts? Inexplicable file size reduction!
by Tero Ahlfors 1 year ago
A six second clip of HD bars and tone is about 15 megs from AME with the QT Photo JPEG codec and AAC audio. Same clip is about 8 megs from Compressor 4.2.1 with the same settings. Data rate from AME i
Apple and Adobe Software: Together
by Jason Jenkins 1 year ago
If that isn't a warm and fuzzy subject line, I don't know what is. I'm curious how many here "own" and use both the Apple Pro Apps and the Adobe Suite. I like having it all at my fingertips. I really
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Re: Apple and Adobe Software: Together
by Dennis Radeke 1 year ago
Bill Davis "And Andrew I'm saying that SOX being essentially NEVER used to punish anyone - makes it the functional equivalent of a speed limit sign on a dirt road in the middle of nowhere. If it's no
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FCPx & BM Mini Monitor & interlaced material and fields
by Trevor Asquerthian 2 years ago
Anyone succesfully viewing interlaced (1080 50i) material using FCPx and the BlackMagic MiniMonitor I'm using v10.4 of BM driver on OSX 10.10.2 and FCPx 10.1.4 I can step through fields in FCPx and se
Re: FCPx & BM Mini Monitor & interlaced material and fields
by Tero Ahlfors 2 years ago
Can the monitor you're outputting to show interlaced footage properly
Blog: Finding my Adobe media cache files and clearing up space
by Lucy Moon 2 years ago
Ran out of disk space today and despite copying off 500GB of video projects, I was still horribly low on space. I suspected the cache from Premiere. To see the cache I had to "find" my library inside
Re: Blog: Finding my Adobe media cache files and clearing up space
by Tero Ahlfors 2 years ago
One should set the media cache to an easier to find place and probably not the system drive.
70D Video disappears when the battery dies
by Zac Miller 2 years ago
I'm using a 70D as one of the cameras on a feature length documentary. I've been shooting for two months and at least twice now the camera has lost a clip that was being recorded when the camera batte
Re: 70D Video disappears when the battery dies
by Tero Ahlfors 2 years ago
Zac Miller "Has anyone else heard of this happening " Yes. Either use a dummy battery with a bigger power source, a battery grip or just try to stop recording before you run out of juice so the camer
Live View for Video on the 7D?
by Phil Lister 2 years ago
Lately, I've had trouble with shooting video on my 7D. I power the camera on fine, but when I flip the switch for video, the shutter won't open and I get an error message (just says error) on the LCD
Re: Live View for Video on the 7D?
by Tero Ahlfors 2 years ago
Phil Lister "Should I have Live View enabled or disabled " Well you can't shoot video without the live view mode so I guess you should fix that. Phil Lister "Also, is there trouble with 3rd party bat
What Amazon Users think about Clouds...
by Rainer Schubert 2 years ago
For those who are of the opinion that this "cloud" named thing is loved by most users... Only a few old world fellows don t like to rent... A view ratings of CC at Amazon (where it s available): USA:
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Re: What Amazon Users think about Clouds...
by Tero Ahlfors 2 years ago
Oh noooo... That's like 150 reviews and most from people who haven't probably even used CC.
Flickering in welding footage
by Hannah Hill 2 years ago
We are currently working on a project that involves filming welding footage, and we are getting a really bad flicker in our footage. We are currently shoot with a 5D mark iii and a c100 mark ii, and w
Re: Flickering in welding footage
by Tero Ahlfors 2 years ago
The shutter speed doesn't affect the way the sensor is creating the image. Which is sweeping the sensor vertically.
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