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Trevor Asquerthian

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December 9th 2003
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Building shared storage system for 10 editors with expansion ability
by Steve Schott 2 days ago
Hello, I am the IT Manager for a new startup for cutting feature film trailers. We will start with 5 editors and expand to about 10. I have been tasked with coming up with a solution for our shared st
Re: Building shared storage system for 10 editors with expansion ability
by Trevor Asquerthian 2 days ago
No one ever got fired for hiring Bob Zelin.
Scene Detection workflow suggestions?
by Eric Mueller 4 years ago
I need to recycle b-roll from a bunch of finished programs (some h.264 masters, but mostly Prores masters) for a new project. Is there an effective workflow for doing this in CC via a plug-in or Speed
Re: Scene Detection workflow suggestions?
by Trevor Asquerthian 1 month ago
I haven t tried it in PP for a while but there is a vote open - https: adobe-video.uservoice.com forums 911233-premiere-pro suggestions 33924388-auto-scene-cut-detection
Transcode/Consolidate Multiple Bins
by Eric Santiago 1 month ago
Yep, that age-old question. I haven't tested with the latest version but figure to shoot first and don't ask the right question later Is this possible with MC 2018.x
Re: Transcode/Consolidate Multiple Bins
by Trevor Asquerthian 1 month ago
Could you stick all clips into one timeline, in its own bin, enable show reference clips & transcode those master clips You d need to relink the old ones bin by bin after the transcode though
Timeline audio issue
by Philippe Verdoni 1 month ago
I have no sound when playing the timeline; altough the audio parameters seem OK in the Parameters Audio equipment (I have the same parameters in the Audition software and any audio rush which is not a
Re: Timeline audio issue
by Trevor Asquerthian 1 month ago
Not necessarily OAF - there was a bug in previous versions requiring an occasional solo unsolo dance
Selection and move-clips questions
by Christophe Pettus 2 months ago
I'm an FCP editor coming to Premiere, and (of course) there's some functionality that I am used to in FCP 7 that I'm not sure how to do in Premiere. Apologies in advance if this is obvious and I just
Re: Selection and move-clips questions
by Trevor Asquerthian 2 months ago
1. Range selection - nope- vote here: https: adobe-video.uservoice.com forums 911233-premiere-pro suggestions 35657956-time-selection-tool-like-audition 2. Move by timecode- Nope. Can t find a request
Grouping Clips with Camera starts and stops possible now?
by Nina Lucia 2 months ago
I've got some footage that has 14 cameras with 5 of them starting and stopping throughout the long (1hr+) clip. Can Avid now group these in leaving black between the camera start stops I haven't been
Re: Grouping Clips with Camera starts and stops possible now?
by Trevor Asquerthian 2 months ago
Multigroup builds groups of groups but only really works in studio type recordings. For now build a sync map & manually make seperate groups or use groupitforme https: m.youtube.com watch v=N1w8_5jZ-4
Anyone have a good H.265 Proxy workflow with multiple audio tracks?
by Russell Calkins 2 months ago
I'm trying to set up a team projects trial where we make very very very small proxies (1Mb s), shared on google-drive, to let remote editors start working before they have access to the 1-2TB of foota
Re: Anyone have a good H.265 Proxy workflow with multiple audio tracks?
by Trevor Asquerthian 2 months ago
https: adobe-video.uservoice.com forums 911233-premiere-pro suggestions 35569411-bug-aac-multitrack-audio-incorrect-track-order
Routing audio channels from source monitor to timeline
by Anna Heuss 3 months ago
Hi everybody, I've a feeling this is a relatively basic question and I hope there is a simple solution to it, but auntie google didn't have an answer for me. I'm working on a Nitris DX version. I'm ed
Re: Routing audio channels from source monitor to timeline
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 months ago
Maybe do a screen capture of what you are doing in PP & we ll try & show you a way of achieving it in Avid.
New to Avid - Issues with trim mode
by Shawn Stevens 3 months ago
Hey, I started an Avid tutorial this week. I'm fluent in premiere. I'm at the section in the tutorial where they talk about trim mode. The problem is every time I click the "Trime Mode" button and the
Re: New to Avid - Issues with trim mode
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 months ago
Not sure what your question is You are not able to stay in trim mode My tips on trim mode: Assign learn shortcuts for- trim, src rec, effect & ccr modes (I use F2 F3 F4 F5) toggle trim sides trim 1 ma
Embedding TC on export
by Matt Benepe 3 months ago
We have a project that needs to be at 60FPS on export, and we need to generate embedded TC so 4D elements can be timed to the video. I'm not asking about burn in TC, this would need to be embedded int
Re: Embedding TC on export
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 months ago
http: elteesee.pehrhovey.net Will generate LTC, only up to 30fps though. How accurate does it need to be 30 FPS timecode may be fine
Premiere Media Start timecode issue MXF
by John Pilgrim 3 months ago
We are having big trouble with some Sony Venice MXF footage. Premiere is misinterpreting the Media Start timecode across several days worth of shoots. The problem reproduces in both Premiere 2018 and
Re: Premiere Media Start timecode issue MXF
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 months ago
Report it here : https: adobe-video.uservoice.com forums 911233-premiere-pro
Modify the source text of a Timecode, Numbers or Basic Text effect overlay
by Chris Orcfilm 3 months ago
OK, so I am aware of how to modify text layers using expressions to create custom timecodes and although this is very handy, sometimes I have a need to label individual layers with their properties an
Re: Modify the source text of a Timecode, Numbers or Basic Text effect overlay
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 months ago
Not entirely sure what you are trying to accomplish here but thisLayer.name in source text expression is what I use for quick way of changing layer text. Sometimes parse thisComp.name to save even goi
Grids and guides for Premiere Pro
by Aindreas Gallagher 1 year ago
Premiere needs this stuff sooner rather than later Delivering portrait social versions of existing commercials for - facebook particularly - can involve split screens where existing assets, like cars,
Re: Grids and guides for Premiere Pro
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 months ago
Under review (but vote anyway) https: adobe-video.uservoice.com forums 911233-premiere-pro suggestions 33920692-add-rulers-and-draggable-guides-in-the-program-win
Real World Metadata usage in Premiere
by greg janza 4 months ago
I recently wrapped up a large project in which in order to work efficiently in post I made use of the metadata options within Premiere. FCPX is well known as a program that thrives when metadata taggi
Re: Real World Metadata usage in Premiere
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 months ago
Thanks for sharing. Maybe vote for #2 on this list https: adobe-video.uservoice.com forums 911233-premiere-pro query=Allow%20batch%20change%20of%20metadata
Keyboard Shortcut for selecting Transition
by Jacob Roth 3 months ago
Is there a keyboard shortcut for selecting an already applied transition, so as to shorten or lengthen it I can't seem to find even a customizable setting in the shortcut editor.
Re: Keyboard Shortcut for selecting Transition
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 months ago
Here s one you can vote for: https: adobe-video.uservoice.com forums 911233-premiere-pro suggestions 34586737-avid-like-transition-duration-adjustment-shortcut
Renaming External Drives
by David Dean 3 months ago
Hi - I m an editor working in Premiere Pro, and I ve been given a 10TB hard drive to work with. Months later, I ve discovered that it was originally formatted in Mac OS Journaled, which didn t affect
Re: Renaming External Drives
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 months ago
Drive name can be different (Optionally: Do an export of your final sequence - ideally with BITC - so you have a reference.) Export your finalsequence as premiere pro project Close your PP project. Hi
Trying to find a Good File Cloning Software
by Ryan McCormick 4 months ago
Hey all! I'm trying to find a good solution for our studio for data backup. We have three editors. We're all connected to a QNAP Thunderbolt RAID and then one computer is connected to a Drobo to backu
Re: Trying to find a Good File Cloning Software
by Trevor Asquerthian 4 months ago
https: freefilesync.org may work for you
Can Protools auto-match&sync audio and video with matching TC?
by Jiri Fiala 4 months ago
I edit this piece in FCPX. I normally sync with Pluraleyes but right now, it creates weird problems ("empty" audio tracks in Replaced clips). The question is: can I edit with camera audio and leave sy
Re: Can Protools auto-match&sync audio and video with matching TC?
by Trevor Asquerthian 4 months ago
Search 'field recorder workflow' for info, but really talk to your sound mixer & make sure she is happy with the workflow
"ALL NLEs: The Great Debate" - genuine question
by Trevor Asquerthian 5 months ago
I like the idea of a hive mind with knowledge of all the NLEs (and the old LEs) to help figure out better ways of working. Q: I ve used the EVS (very basic) NLE IPEdit sporadically since it came out.
Re: "ALL NLEs: The Great Debate" - genuine question
by Trevor Asquerthian 4 months ago
And a way it was used, just as regular NLE, at another broadcaster was to build a studio show (slate titles bumpers credits etc) with gaps for studio elements. The editors would then do drop-ins that
1080p 25 F55 into a 1080i 50 workflow
by Jason Welkerk 7 months ago
Hi Guys So basically we work in 1080i50 for on air transmission. However this travel show is being shot in 1080p 25 with the F55 camera. Would the best workflow just be as simple as linking & transcod
Re: 1080p 25 F55 into a 1080i 50 workflow
by Trevor Asquerthian 7 months ago
25P is 25 images a second. Like film 50i is 50. Like TV Thus movement *is* more steppy at 25P They could shoot 50I if you wanted a TV look, either way your method is fine. You might want to flag the i
Grouping clips to main camera
by Holly Buechel 8 months ago
Hi all, I have a two-camera shoot and the source timecodes do not match. The A cam ran for the entire action and the B cam was start stopped many times. I'd like to group the B camera to my main A cam
Re: Grouping clips to main camera
by Trevor Asquerthian 8 months ago
If the B cam was in free run timecode then you can auto sequence those clips to help build your sync map. Or copy start to aux1 TC, work out offset between cameras then increment decrement timecode If
Shortcut to stack clips vertically on timeline
by Carlos Christian Gonzalez 9 months ago
Hi, everyone - I'm wondering if there is a way to quickly stack a large number of clips onto one timeline vertically. As I'm sure you all know, right now when you select multiple clips in a bin and th
Re: Shortcut to stack clips vertically on timeline
by Trevor Asquerthian 9 months ago
Multicam them by inpoint Open multicam in timeline & copy paste to your timeline
AVID MediaCentral
by Ben Harris 9 months ago
With the big announcements from AVID at NAB recently I've been very interested in MediaCentral. Does anybody use it and know what it actually does It's hard to find a decent non-salesy answer on their
Re: AVID MediaCentral
by Trevor Asquerthian 9 months ago
Glad to hear mimiq alive & well - it s nothing like Interplay though, it just replicates bin-locking for shared bins.
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Import EDL then batch copy files?
by Trevor Asquerthian 10 months ago
It seems like this should be possible: Use an NLE to import full res clips & build a selects sequence. Export an EDL Import that EDL in Catalyst Browse & link to correct clips Consolidate (or transcod
Show me your BINS
by Eric Santiago 1 year ago
Good morning folks. Over the years working in all three NLEs I've always wondered how folks are setting their bins in MC. I am doing my first full feature in Avid MC and wondering how you guys deal wi
Re: Show me your BINS
by Trevor Asquerthian 1 year ago
You can have as many bins as you like, in as many folders as you like, and open as many as your memory screen will allow. You can organise bin arrangement and save as bin layout - not transferable bet
Issues exporting from FCPX for SD UK TV
by Neil Gregory 2 years ago
Hi, I've recently started work with a TV station here in the UK and am having difficulties exporting my final file for transmission - My file delivery specs are as follows - Format - Mpeg2 Stream Type
Re: Issues exporting from FCPX for SD UK TV
by Trevor Asquerthian 2 years ago
I don't think there's any 4.3 transmission in U.K. - they'll almost certainly want 16.9 Full Height Anamorphic
Is there a way to encode continuous time onto an audio track?
by Peter Holt 2 years ago
I do flying videos, where the video is done with an external camera (which runs unattended for the whole flight) and with an mp3 recorder connected to the aircraft audio system (which also runs unatte
Re: Micro-Tutorial: TIMECODE and GENLOCK
by Trevor Asquerthian 2 years ago
Assuming: a. that you have video that does not record a TC track (but does record a date time stamp for file) b. that your audio is continuously recorded c. that the video stop starts Best thing is to
Batch Reassign Audio Tracks?
by Tj Alston 2 years ago
Hi Everyone, Apologies if this is the wrong forum to post, but I couldn't find a more general audio forum. I have hundreds of audio video files, each of them containing 8 discrete tracks of audio. Eac
Re: Batch Reassign Audio Tracks?
by Trevor Asquerthian 2 years ago
Bouke @ video toolshed makes useful tools that may help out... https: www.videotoolshed.com product audio-map
Well, I like it...
by Charlie Austin 2 years ago
Worth the wait for me... https: fcpxpert.net 2016 10 27 final-cut-pro-x-10-3-first-look ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babbling blog "It is a poor craftsman who
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Re: Well, I like it...
by Oliver Peters 2 years ago
Steve Connor "I'm pretty sure NO NLE has had the functionality that Rokes now offers." Well, except that having to step in and out of compound clips to tweak your clips levels, while trying to mix, i
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Thoughts/Experience with Resolve Editor
by Ron Whitaker 2 years ago
I currently use Vegas Pro, but am considering a switch. I'd like to get your thoughts on the Resolve editor. I'd especially like to hear from those who have used other programs (ie, Avid, FCP, Premier
Re: Thoughts/Experience with Resolve Editor
by Trevor Asquerthian 2 years ago
Did you read the boring write up of Walters personal experiences with the programme He does have editing experience on quite a few NLEs so can review (for free for you) with some gravitas. He has a te
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Remove object from background on green screen
by Daniel Elder 3 years ago
I am working on a project that we shot on a green screen. One of the scenes we filmed, the host is talking about an object behind him and his hand references the item and moves over the item. Our dire
Re: Remove object from background on green screen
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 years ago
Locked off shot You might be able to pull a difference key to get some of the way there.
Where to do the mixing of audio for my film; in premiere or audition..?
by Steve Marce 3 years ago
Hey guys, I was wondering if after laying down the ADR dialogues, sfx, music all on their separate tracks in premiere pro, in their respective sequences (as there are multiple sequences in my project)
Re: Where to do the mixing of audio for my film; in premiere or audition..?
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 years ago
And I just realised you want to deliver 5.1 - you definitely need the help of an audio professional!
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Anyone have a CatDV -> standalone Avid workflow working?
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 years ago
I'm starting with small subclips so they are easier.... and these clips are AMA linked in Avid and catalogued, in the same media position, in CatDV. Trying AAF: I've tried creating subclips then dragg
Re: Anyone have a CatDV -> standalone Avid workflow working?
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 years ago
and further to that, just in case anyone is interested: Amending the CatDV.ALE to be Avid compliant in File-based AMA workflow... Having imported lots of AMA clips to one bin in Avid and catalogued se
Is this possible with sequences?
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 years ago
I'm trying out CatDV as a cataloguing and browsing supplement to Avid & Premiere Pro editing. I have demo versions of Server Worker node Pegasus & all is setup and working fairly well. Can I do any al
Resolve smooth cut vs. mMorphCut
by Bret Williams 3 years ago
The winner is mMorphCut. I recently had a series of interviews for a client with little or no b roll. Could only use the cut in cut out trick so much. At some point it's choppy if you're piecing bits
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Re: Resolve smooth cut vs. mMorphCut
by Trevor Asquerthian 3 years ago
Heresy, I know, but you could try the fluid morph transition in Avid. It's been in there since Avid Illusion was killed off... Must be at least 10 years now. Back to the Future!
OT: PremiereCC...one would assume...
by Scott Witthaus 4 years ago
(rant on) Besides being a PoS interface (and editor, slow PoS in my humble opinion only), Premiere CC 2014 has decided to crash EVERY time I try to launch it. After Effects CC 2014 (similar PoS interf
Re: OT: PremiereCC...one would assume...
by Scott Thomas 4 years ago
Scott, You'll probably want to post in the regular "Adobe Premiere Pro" forum and not the "basics" one. Sorry I can't help you, I make do with CS6.
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Hide guide layers in Ram Preview?
by Trevor Asquerthian 4 years ago
I can't seem to find a way to hide guide layers when ram previewing Do I need to add a feature request, or just look harder Thanks
Re: Hide guide layers in Ram Preview?
by Todd Kopriva 4 years ago
There is no way to toggle showing guide layers in RAM previews. However, you can sort of hack this by taking advantage of the fact that guide layers in nested compositions aren't shown when you previe
Keyboard shortcut to move one frame at a time either direction?
by mballom 13 years ago
Hi, I will need to be able to move frame-by-frame accross my layer in composition window. Anyone knows a keyboard shortcut that can do that I guess one to advance and one to go backward Thanks
Re: Keyboard shortcut to move one frame at a time either direction?
by Trevor Asquerthian 4 years ago
CMD+ left right arrow (or Fn + up down arrow) will jog back forward 1 frame Fn + left right arrows to jump to start end of comp Fn + alt + up down to nudge (slide) selected layers 1 frame Add Shift to
The Heading for this forum Needs to change...
by Dean Neal 4 years ago
Sometimes I think this forum should be recalled "FCPX - The Opportunity for Adobe to Exploit"... Surely its time to simply just call it - Apple FCPX Or can we counter-create: Premiere Pro - FCP7 re-ba
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Re: The Heading for this forum Needs to change...
by Tim Wilson 4 years ago
Dean Neal "Creative Cloud - Subscription Services suck or not: The Debate" Here ya go. re: this forum's name, see here (2013), here (2014), and here (2015) to catch up with the, ahem, debate. See als
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Update to FCPX
by Jason Jenkins 4 years ago
According to an email from Denver Riddle, Color Finale creator, "Apple will also be introducing a new update to Final Cut Pro X!!!" at NAB. Jason Jenkins Flowmotion Media Video production... with styl
Re: Update to FCPX
by Aindreas Gallagher 4 years ago
David Roth Weiss " trying to erase all memories of their last foray to NAB" But they couldn't dare right That FCPX reveal stands as a historical software bombsite crater for the ages. Invested partne
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16:9 Digi Beta_ very basic doubt
by prathyush kumar 4 years ago
Hi Everyone, As the whole world is moving towards HD, 6K to 8K, our TV stations are still stuck in SD, just to give us sometime nightmares. I haven't made a digit beta for last seven years, but now i
Re: 16:9 Digi Beta_ very basic doubt
by Trevor Asquerthian 4 years ago
http: en.wikipedia.org wiki Pixel_aspect_ratio
'Make favorite motion' equivalent?
by Trevor Asquerthian 4 years ago
Is there a way of saving a transform setting (e.g. a Repo) The interweb search seems to indicate that you need to use Motion for this functionality
Re: 'Make favorite motion' equivalent?
by Trevor Asquerthian 4 years ago
It would look like a 'custom' folder in the effect presets. Or a dropdown list similar to the colour correction presets. I've tried keeping a repo that I want to reuse in compound clips for copy paste
Migrate from FCP7?
by Bob Matta 4 years ago
Hello, Shane.. again, thanks for your video a while back about AVCHD ingestion... its been a huge help! Now then... With Yosemite this week, I've lost the ability to work with Motion 4- Yosemite tells
Re: Migrate from FCP7?
by Trevor Asquerthian 4 years ago
But, if migrating from FCP7, FCPx is so different with no guarantee that Apple won't pull the plug again, that you would be short sighted not to look at some of the alternatives: Avid (long in tooth,
Modify source clips as stereo pairs - FCP7
by Trevor Asquerthian 4 years ago
I can use alt+l on 2 mono tracks in the timeline to create a stereo pair, but can I modify the source clip to be stereo pairs before I add it to the timeline Thanks
Re: Modify source clips as stereo pairs - FCP7
by Trevor Asquerthian 4 years ago
Thanks Nick As I thought. These are many and varied so no easy en masse possibilities. Maybe I'll figure out an Automator or Butler shortcut... Maybe it'll make it into v7.1 :-)
Audio peak adjustment
by Adnan Amjad 4 years ago
How can fix audio peak to a limit without changing audio level is there a filter which can adjust audio peaks to a limit without lowering other audio.
Re: Audio peak adjustment
by Trevor Asquerthian 4 years ago
Adnan This is typically, and somewhat lazily, achieved using a compressor limiter - which will have settings for: threshold (the level at which the signal will start to be squashed) ratio (the amount
View audio roles on meters (bussing)?
by Trevor Asquerthian 4 years ago
I'm back on FCPx again after a little while away... Is there any way yet of metering roles i.e. I'd like to see say an 8 channel audio meter where 1&2 are full mix, 3&4 are 'dialogue' roles, 5&6 are '
Re: View audio roles on meters (bussing)?
by Trevor Asquerthian 4 years ago
Great to know another shortcut, thanks... still laggy, unfortunately. Stops the timeline and then it's a couple of seconds before I can play again Then found that the only way to 'unsolo' was to 'mute
Change text color every word
by David Schagerström 4 years ago
Hi! I'm working on some text and this seems fairly easy, but havnt found a way of doing it yet. My text needs to change color every new word. Its goes between 3 colors. So its "Red blue green red blue
Re: Change text color every word
by Trevor Asquerthian 4 years ago
I've kind of figured out what is going on... ;-) Adding the fill (RGB) animator allows the change of levels between the 'text' colour and the 'fill' colour The 'range selector' doesn't allow for a per
Build difference matte with expression
by Trevor Asquerthian 5 years ago
I'm trying to build a template (so I can change out background video source easily) that involves a difference matte to key moving objects back above text. I have a background plate (a locked off empt
Re: Build difference matte with expression
by Trevor Asquerthian 5 years ago
That is most excellent, and does exactly what I was asking for, thank you. A couple of questions arising, if I may: Is there an advantage to using the expression in the posterise time effect, rather t
See yourself live in after effects?
by Joe Colling 5 years ago
Okay, this is a hardware question. I would like to know if anyone knows of any hardware that will attach to a macbook pro that will allow me to see myself on a separate monitor or HDTV in after effect
Re: See yourself live in after effects?
by Trevor Asquerthian 5 years ago
You need a production switcher... cheapest would be the blackmagic atem range http: www.blackmagicdesign.com uk products atem You'll have to render out your backgrounds foregrounds first and play them
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