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Collaborativ editing
by Robin Erard 23 hours ago
Hello, I'm editor, based in Switzerland. My director is based in England, and we can't be together during 3 months. Is it possible to share a project with him in real time, but just for playing. 1) We
Re: Collaborativ editing
by Tero Ahlfors 23 hours ago
There's Adobe Anywhere but it's expensive.
Importing an Image Sequence of Tiff's
by Jan Scherders 2 days ago
I have an image sequence of TIFF files created in Blender (16 bit, RGBA) and when I try to import these files as an image sequence in PP I get the message "unsupported compression type". What could be
Re: Importing an Image Sequence of Tiff's
by Tero Ahlfors 2 days ago
You're probably rendering with an LZW compression or something like that. Try rendering uncompressed TIFFs.
Updated Premiere Pro CC 2015.3 - Audio Missing when Import
by Eva Zahar 5 days ago
Hey guys, So I finally updated my Premiere Pro and now starting on a new edit. When I import the clips, some come with audio but most don't; they become only video clips without any audio attached to
Re: Updated Premiere Pro CC 2015.3 - Audio Missing when Import
by Tero Ahlfors 5 days ago
Have you waited for the audio to conform
Premiere Pro 2015.3 - Black Preview screens (random but consistent)
by Anthony Surrell 6 days ago
Updated from 2015 to 2015.3 and now while using Premiere the preview screens will both just suddenly go black. I have to restart the program to get it back to working. Sometimes it happens quickly, so
Re: Premiere Pro 2015.3 - Black Preview screens (random but consistent)
by Tero Ahlfors 5 days ago
What resolution is your sequence Do you have timecode overlays on
Workflow question
by Paul Campbell 5 days ago
I'm looking for advice on how to improve my workflow. Here's the skinny: I was emailed a :15 video that I want to add some music to. The video is a 2MB mp4, with a res of 720x404. That's all I know ab
Re: Workflow question
by Tero Ahlfors 5 days ago
You might be able to replace the audio track with FFMPEG.
best export settings for audio-focused file
by Mike Tyler 7 days ago
So usually I export from premiere as h264 .mp4 file - this gets me the best ratio of quality and size. Now I got a project, where the audio has priority - I exported from Audition as wav and don't wan
Re: best export settings for audio-focused file
by Tero Ahlfors 5 days ago
What exactly are you trying to do Where is this video shown PCM audio isn't really supported in your normal streaming formats services and most of the time it doesn't even matter for normal listeners.
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Weird pixelly footage - Premiere fix?
by Steven Ponec 5 days ago
I'm going on vacation tomorrow, so I got a DBPower EX5000 action camera. Basically low budget go pro. It's shooting at 1080p with 30 fps. My problem is, the video quality is...ok...but I've noticed th
Re: Weird pixelly footage - Premiere fix?
by Tero Ahlfors 5 days ago
Steven Ponec "Does it look like crap to you " It feels like the manufacturer knows that the compression is terrible and tries to compensate by adding a lot of sharpness in. It looks bad.
Is this footage overexposed?
by Oliver Smith 5 days ago
After a few peoples opinions, does this still from a clip look over exposed http: imgur.com a PvpFu
Re: Is this footage overexposed?
by Tero Ahlfors 5 days ago
What do the scopes say
Editing mp4 makes file size much bigger
by Paul Campbell 6 days ago
I was emailed a little :15 video clip to which I wanted to add a :06 jingle. No biggy on the edit, just cropped some of the audio and squeezed the jingle in at the end. When I went to output it, the f
Re: Editing mp4 makes file size much bigger
by Tero Ahlfors 6 days ago
It's a basic skill that you'll probably use a bunch so yeah. Earn it.
How to Achieve this Light Effect
by Ollie Inglis 6 days ago
Hey guys, Trying to get my head around this music video. https: www.youtube.com watch v=qh7BCluk3wc Any ideas about how it was shot Specifically look at 1:52 onwards. I know you can say it was shot in
Re: How to Achieve this Light Effect
by Tero Ahlfors 6 days ago
Ollie Inglis "Any ideas about how it was shot " Programmable light walls.
:( Rendering out funky lines after CC 2015 upgrade
by Aryn Leigh 6 days ago
Hi all, I've been working off of an older After Effects project for months (CC 2014) and we've recently updated all of our systems to AE 2015 ver. 13.8.0.144. I'm now having the issue that every time
Re: :( Rendering out funky lines after CC 2015 upgrade
by Tero Ahlfors 6 days ago
That's either the same screen cap or there's no difference.
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Mac Quicktime Audio Importing incorrectly
by Alex Udell 1 week ago
Hi... I have Quicktimes as ProRes with AAC audio. When I import into After Effects, the audio is half the duration of the video and it's basically skipping chunks and mushing the remainder together. T
Re: Mac Quicktime Audio Importing incorrectly
by Tero Ahlfors 7 days ago
Export the audio as a wav and bring that in.
how do i find youtube video of airplane in clouds flying while being filmed side
by hanna dean 2 weeks ago
how do i find videos of airplane flying outside view of the plane filmed by other plane in sky what keywords should i use.
Re: how do i find youtube video of airplane in clouds flying while being filmed side
by Tero Ahlfors 2 weeks ago
Try searching in Gettyimages, Pond5, Dissolve, Shutterstock, iStockpohoto etc.
DPX import
by chris brett 3 weeks ago
Anyone know how to import DPX files in the correct colour space please Same query in photoshop as well please.... --------------------------------- chris -----
Re: DPX import
by Tero Ahlfors 3 weeks ago
What do you mean "in the correct color space" The color space is whatever they were rendered out to.
Does the Speed of the 'Assets Drive' Have an Effect on the Speed of After Effects?
by Clive Barry 4 weeks ago
This question, my friends, is dogging me... The pervasive advice is to run the program files, media & disk cache off an ssd. Then you just have your assets drive on a bog standard hdd as no more gains
Re: Does the Speed of the 'Assets Drive' Have an Effect on the Speed of After Effects?
by Tero Ahlfors 4 weeks ago
Faster drives help up to a point. If your project gets really effects heavy then the bottleneck will change from the storage to the CPU. If you can't process the effects fast then there's no need to r
Two new effects im wondering how to make.
by Shaun Pokines 4 weeks ago
One is from Season 4 of Teen Wolf during their advertisements. At the ending of the promo they have Can't go back fading in with smoke then fading out, and then the Teen Wolf logo appears, then dissap
Re: Two new effects im wondering how to make.
by Tero Ahlfors 4 weeks ago
Maybe you could try to do it yourself or pay someone to do it.
File: Test AEP
by Tero Ahlfors 4 weeks 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 2 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 2 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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CC Trial just shrunk from 30 to 7 days
by Andy Field 3 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 Walter Soyka 2 months ago
Tim Wilson "So I'm curious, in your entire life, what's a trial you've taken where you struggled and struggled and struggled, and couldn't make up your mind until day 27 Have you even ever required a
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Another set of z800 specs for ya
by Duke Sweden 3 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 3 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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Logo is not crisp!
by Loria Hyslop 4 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 4 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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Frame.io meets Adobe Premiere Pro
by Walter Soyka 4 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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Re: Frame.io meets Adobe Premiere Pro
by Scott Witthaus 4 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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Can we perhaps hold the triumphalism ...?
by Simon Ubsdell 4 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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Re: Can we perhaps hold the triumphalism ...?
by Tim Wilson 4 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 6 months ago
Matthew Jeschke "3. Is workflow easier with a BlackMagic camera " Yes
Workflow with sRGB footage
by Duca Simone Luchini 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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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Re: Back to FCPX From PP (Rant)
by Tero Ahlfors 6 months ago
Sounds like you might got some deeper problems with your computer.
Simple LUT and transcoding Red Raw
by Daniel Schultz 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 months 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 8 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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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Foreign Film 2016 Oscar Contender from Spain Edited in X.
by Bill Davis 9 months ago
FCP.co just posted this. I started noting a long time ago that from what I was hearing, while the US movie industry was testing and re-testing and worrying about whether everything related to if X was
Re: Foreign Film 2016 Oscar Contender from Spain Edited in X.
by Andrew Kimery 9 months ago
Bill Davis "while the US movie industry was testing and re-testing and worrying about whether everything related to if X was "pro enough"" The US movie industry (I assume you mean just 'Hollywood' an
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FCPx & BM Mini Monitor & interlaced material and fields
by Trevor Asquerthian 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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
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