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Tero Ahlfors

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Audio will not come in with video on timeline
by Lyndon Hughes 5 days ago
I just updated Premier Pro to 2015.2 release and now when I bring a video clip with audio on to the timeline, only the video will come in. I can preview the clip with audio in the clip editor, but it
Re: Audio will not come in with video on timeline
by Tero Ahlfors 4 days ago
You need to have an audio track active.
Dust Cloud?
by Oliver Harrison 6 days ago
Hey Guys, I'm trying to replicate a dust-like storm similar to that found in this video starting at 0:12. https: www.youtube.com watch v=_KVvkhUhhck, but much denser. The swirling, horizontal movement
Re: Dust Cloud?
by Tero Ahlfors 6 days ago
Messing around with the turbulent noise effect (or other noise generators) might do what you want.
After Effects Resolution for Projector
by Rasyiqah Rosli 1 week ago
Hi, So I'm helping a colleague put together her wedding video. I was wondering what is the best resolution for a projection from a laptop to a projector Currently I'm using a 16:9 ratio (1980 x 1080),
Re: After Effects Resolution for Projector
by Tero Ahlfors 1 week ago
Rasyiqah Rosli "I was wondering what is the best resolution for a projection from a laptop to a projector " The projector can show all kinds of resolutions. You'd need to know what is the maximum res
Setting up a RAID array For Dummies (Me)
by Duke Sweden 1 week ago
I've been doing some research and this is one of those instances where everybody has a different response. Hopefully one of you guys can give me the simplest explanation of how to set up a RAID (0). I
Re: Setting up a RAID array For Dummies (Me)
by Tero Ahlfors 1 week ago
You don't have to clone your whole drive with the sync tools. You can also set up certain folders to be synced. I have my projects and photos set up to be synced once in a while to an external drive.
Graphics (video) card question for PC/Premiere Pro CC 2015...
by Edward Gore 9 months ago
I was running Premiere Pro CC 2014, humming along nicely, when the CC window appeared saying that an upgrade was available. Disregarding the old adage not to upgrade in the middle of a project, I hit
Re: Graphics (video) card question for PC/Premiere Pro CC 2015...
by Tero Ahlfors 1 week ago
Danny Beard " PC is the only way to get CUDA " CUDA is only supported on Nvidia cards. The iMac has an AMD card so it can only use OpenCL. If you had a Mac with an Nvidia card (like an older Mac Pro)
Premiere Pro Project Manger Missing Files
by Anastasia Antonova 1 week ago
Hello! I am trying to create a new project with trimmed versions of my videos, so of course I'm using Project Manager to do this. When I go to the project however, it's missing some of the files and s
Re: Premiere Pro Project Manger Missing Files
by Tero Ahlfors 1 week ago
You might have media that can't be trimmed with that version of Premiere. If it can't be trimmed the whole clip will be copied.
Seems like PP and Adobe is just getting worse
by Trevor Ward 1 week ago
Is it me, or does PP seem to be getting worse I understand that the idea behind creative cloud's constant updates is supposed to get us the latest and greatest software updates. However, as someone wh
Re: Seems like PP and Adobe is just getting worse
by Tero Ahlfors 1 week ago
Trevor Ward "When loading a project into PP, all the assets have to "load" up. Not sure why it takes 5-10 minutes to do so." System specs Storage specs Where is your media cache located Trevor Ward "
How to offline/online when proxy file names don't match?
by Martin Parraga 1 week ago
Hey guys, I'm hoping someone can help me with this. Basically we shot everything in UHD with a Sony FS7 and a Panasonic GH4 and decided to use Adobe Media Encoder to create 1080p proxies so we can edi
Re: How to offline/online when proxy file names don't match?
by Tero Ahlfors 1 week ago
If you have reel and timecode data that matches the originals and the transcodes then you should be good. If not then you'll have to do this manually. NEVER rename your proxies. Instead name the clips
Thanks For Nothing, Apple -- you F***ed Up Quicktime!
by Dave LaRonde 3 weeks ago
If you haven't heard, the US Department of Homeland Security (!) is recommending that everyone delete the Apple Quicktime player for WINDOWS (not Mac) due to porous, ransomware phishing malware-friend
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Re: Thanks For Nothing, Apple -- you F***ed Up Quicktime!
by Tero Ahlfors 3 weeks ago
Claude Rozsa "So please a little respect is mandatory and if you think you did some humorist remark you're quite wrong and I'm not in the mood for such." I really don't care what kind of TV you're wa
Logo is not crisp!
by Loria Hyslop 1 month 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 1 month 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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Video just randomly fades at a point I didn't select
by Ruud de Ruijter 1 month ago
I have selected these points: But it fades here: How can I fix this
Re: Video just randomly fades at a point I didn't select
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
You are probably time remapping the video so the part where you have the fade out is coming up during those time remap keyframes.
Mask starting time
by Ryland Chin 1 month ago
I have a video where I have some parts of the video masked out to have another video play in its place. However the masking does not begin until about half way in the video and yet the key frames star
Re: Mask starting time
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
Keyframe the mask opacity.
Frame.io meets Adobe Premiere Pro
by Walter Soyka 1 month 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 1 month 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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creating regions in the trimmer?
by Tim Neighbors 2 months ago
I'm a long-time Vegas editor trying to learn Premiere. My workflow in Vegas is heavily reliant on creating and labeling regions in the trimmer that are then embedded in the clip with meta data and vis
Re: creating regions in the trimmer?
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
It would depend on the editor assistant editor and his her personal workflow for doing interviews.
Can we perhaps hold the triumphalism ...?
by Simon Ubsdell 2 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 2 months ago
Re: Can we perhaps hold the triumphalism ...?
by Tim Wilson 1 month 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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Tero Ahlfors liked this 1 month ago
New Lumetri Color exposure is pretty weird. I have an example.
by Tommy Hopkins 2 months ago
Hey all! I found that new AE Premiere Lumetri Color doesn't work "correct" when you adjust an Exposure. Please, take a look. Original footage: AE Exposure preview +1.5: Same results with Exposure effe
Re: New Lumetri Color exposure is pretty weird. I have an example.
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
Tommy Hopkins "What do you think " I think exposure isn't a standardized value and can't be compared between different software interpretations of it.
slow previews for animation work
by steve Moore 2 months ago
HI guys, I am getting very slow previews when trying to preview animations i am creating. I bought a mac pro as was sure this would speed things massively (spec attached) but still not getting real ti
Re: slow previews for animation work
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
Comp resolution What are you doing Screenshots
Somehow including footage with project.
by Jerry Smith 2 months ago
I have a project and there are some photoshop files that it uses. I now need to put the project with the photoshop files on a thumb drive so I can give it to somebody. How do I do it Perhaps I should
Re: Somehow including footage with project.
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
https: helpx.adobe.com after-effects using basics-rendering-exporting.html#collect_files_in_one_location
How did they do this? Heads
by Steve Mullins 2 months ago
https: www.facebook.com www.JOE.co.uk videos 641357456028324 Not sure whether you can do this in AE or they've used a automated app or something. I'd image its possible in AE (with alot of work) but p
Re: How did they do this? Heads
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
Steve Mullins "Not sure whether you can do this in AE" You can. Steve Mullins "automated app or something" Steve Mullins "but perhaps theres a new bit of software out that does this in a quicker ios-
Stabilization Failed
by Brian Purcell 2 months ago
Ok so my boss did this humongous timelapse (over 66000 photos), stitched together into a Apple ProRes 422 HQ and asked me to try and stabilize it. This file is over 36 GB and is over 10 min long. That
Re: Stabilization Failed
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
Just split the layer where you need.
Using "-t" arguments in WebM Plugin, no multithread when rendering? Losing my mind figuring it out...
by Thomas Brigantino 2 months ago
Hi, Just some background on footage: Two 10s clips 3840x2160 60fps exported from After Effects in uncompressed AVI format. One 10min clip 2560x1440 60fps H.264 screen capture using Open Broadcast Soft
Re: Using "-t" arguments in WebM Plugin, no multithread when rendering? Losing my mind figuring it out...
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
Have you tried using the H264 presets for youtube
How is this done?
by Adrian Chircu 2 months ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=qv9YI8Oqs30 I m interested in how they created that whole 60s black and white kind of drew with pencils effect of their video. Is it a 2D 3D animation Is it just an effe
Re: How is this done?
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
Could be part animation and part rotoscoped real footage that has been stylized.
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Playback with 2 second Preroll possible? For Mac
by Andres Haldemyr 4 years ago
Not finding a way to set the timeline playback function so I would have for example a 2 second preroll. If I click Shift-Spacebar it jumps all the way back to the very beginning. I don't want to use t
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Re: Playback with 2 second Preroll possible? For Mac
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
Shift+K is the default shortcut for the play around-feature: http: www.premiumbeat.com blog premiere-pro-loop-playback
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Timeline Numbering
by Darren Laberee 2 months ago
Hello All, Converted 4 months ago to Premiere after years on FCP. Can anyone tell me how to get the timeline numbering to be something more useful. It's more OCD than technical but making duration jud
Re: Timeline Numbering
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
What do you mean by timeline numbering The sequence timecode
Change sequence settings
by Patrick McKenna 2 months ago
Hi all, I'm a new user to Adobe Premiere CC having only got it last week. I was a Sony Vegas user for the past 5 years so I'm still trying to familiarise myself with Premiere. Anyway, I'm working on t
Re: Change sequence settings
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
Yep. Sequence - Sequence settings.
SSD vs RAID?
by Max Baker 2 months ago
So, Adobe recommends RAID configuration for working uncompressed video in Premiere Pro, but will a single SSD 3.0 handle the workload given its faster performance over a standard HDD Thanks! Max
Re: SSD vs RAID?
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
SSD's are fast but there are still pros to using RAIDs. -Redundancy. When your SSD fails, that's it. It's done and your data is gone. If you have a RAID5 one drive can fail and it's still usable and y
File: Screened
by Tero Ahlfors 2 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 2 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 3 months ago
16 bit DPXs with alpha from AE works in Resolve. EXRs with alpha also work.
RED playback on client monitor
by Robert Due 3 months ago
I am a long time FCP editor transitioning over to PP. Liking it so far, but I have one question regarding RED footage. In FCP, I was able to display on my client monitor (not my computer monitor) foot
Re: RED playback on client monitor
by Tero Ahlfors 3 months ago
Your I O card does not support 4K so it doesn't output it. You can set whether the card scales an incompatible signal either up or down in the preferences-playback settings.
10.2.3 Update is here
by joe mordecai 3 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 3 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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Tero Ahlfors liked this 3 months ago
default start frame number
by Antony Dupsta 3 months ago
I'd like every comp I make to start at a specific frame number by default or at least take on the attributes of the image sequence. Currently AE 2014 will not pass through the frame range to your comp
Re: default start frame number
by Tero Ahlfors 3 months ago
I haven't had any meltdowns over the first frame being zero or one, mostly because our workflows use sequences that can have timecode metadata. If this is a critical deal breaker for you, you should m
Disable grey area
by stig olsen 3 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 3 months ago
By disable gray area button you probably mean the highlight toggle Press shift+H
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Video Preview in background while continuing to work
by Sam Petschulat 3 months ago
hello, does anyone know a way to create Video Previews in the background so that you can continue to work on other things while they generate I know how to do this with Exports (via Adobe Media Encode
Re: Video Preview in background while continuing to work
by Tero Ahlfors 3 months ago
Sam Petschulat "anyone able to give me any advice on this " There's no background preview rendering.
Best Magic Lantern RAW Workflow?
by Matthew Jeschke 3 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 3 months ago
Matthew Jeschke "3. Is workflow easier with a BlackMagic camera " Yes
Workflow with sRGB footage
by Duca Simone Luchini 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 months ago
Sounds like you might got some deeper problems with your computer.
Rendering takes ages
by Marco Kohlmann 4 months ago
Hello guys, i have the problem that whenever i try to render a music video that ain't longer than 5 minutes, it takes about 9-12 hours, i use low effects for the video and it still won't go any quicke
Re: Rendering takes ages
by Tero Ahlfors 4 months ago
What's your processor How many layers do you have Do you have any 3D-layers lights motion blur precomps What do you mean by "low effects" What format is the original footage in Marco Kohlmann "Framera
reposition picture within mask
by Harry Mao 4 months ago
I have a picture, and I want to mask out the part I want, but instead of moving the mask, how can I reposition my picture within the mask. In other words, I want the mask to lock in a certain location
Re: reposition picture within mask
by Tero Ahlfors 4 months ago
Also if you use a layer as a track matte the matte layer stays in place.
Moving just parts of a video e.g. one arm
by Burak Dirik 4 months ago
Hey guy do you have any tutorials for me how to achieve that effect on the gif
Re: Moving just parts of a video e.g. one arm
by Tero Ahlfors 4 months ago
Take a still image of the background and then mask on only the part that's moving.
Simple LUT and transcoding Red Raw
by Daniel Schultz 5 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 5 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
How to track motion for position AND scaling
by John Hill 5 months ago
I have an image of a tv with a green screen inside of it. The tv starts off small and increases in size. So I would like to track the scale and position of it as it increases in size. I'm starting wit
Re: How to track motion for position AND scaling
by Tero Ahlfors 5 months ago
John Hill "the two trackers jump to the middle of the tv image." You have selected bad tracking points then. You should pick corners or something else that has good contrast. John Hill "And hope I do
best procedures for grading a Commerical with editors effects
by Greg White 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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
Sony Vegas and Davinci Resolve workflow with Neat Video
by enrique bartolo 5 months ago
Hi, is it possible to apply noise reduction on MTF video files on Sony Vegas Pro 13 and then later transferring the same files to Resolve for final grading delivery The thing is that I only want to re
Re: Sony Vegas and Davinci Resolve workflow with Neat Video
by Tero Ahlfors 5 months ago
You need same plugins in both programs if you want to transfer plugin values. I'm still not sure if it would actually work in this case.
Anyone has read the After Effects books by Chris Meyer?
by Michael Gustav 5 months ago
They are a bit older (2012 and 2010) but can anyone can recommend these books Chris Meyer to learn After Effects properly http: www.amazon.com Creating-Motion-Graphics-After-Effects dp 0240814150 http
Re: Anyone has read the After Effects books by Chris Meyer?
by Tero Ahlfors 5 months ago
I bought the CS5 one. It's really comprehensive and most, if not all, stuff in it is applicable to the later versions.
Monitoring LUFs in resolve (Audio)
by adam jenns 5 months ago
Hi, Could anyone throw some light on monitoring audio in LUF's in resolve I assume it's not something that's built in so are there 3rd party meters I can buy Thanks in advance. Adam Mainframe London
Re: Monitoring LUFs in resolve (Audio)
by Tero Ahlfors 5 months ago
Resolve should support VST plugins so try one that supports that. Try a demo.
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