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Fades (transitions) not smooth
by Robert Gilbert 3 days ago
Please, could anyone tell me why my fades (transitions) are corrupted when uploaded to YT Personally, I love slow fades and crossfades, but they never looked as smooth as I'd like on Premiere Pro, and
Re: Fades (transitions) not smooth
by Vince Becquiot 3 days ago
Hi Robert, It's all about bit rate. I would start at around 20 Mb s for Youtube HD in H.264. Vince Becquiot Indigo Live Kaptis Media San Francisco Bay Area
Apple Mac Pro for increased render speed?
by Tim Williams 4 days ago
I'm thinking of upgrading my system to increase render speeds in Premiere Pro & After Effects I'm currently using an iMac 27" 3.2gig intel core i5, 32gig memory, 3tb Fusion drive & SSD external drive.
Re: Apple Mac Pro for increased render speed?
by Vince Becquiot 4 days ago
I would absolutely wait. The last Mac Pro was released 4 years ago. Another issue is the lack of a CUDA card, which as you know can't be changed on that machine. Vince Becquiot Indigo Live Kaptis Medi
Anyone have experience with Video Wall displays for live studios?
by Marcus Pittman 2 weeks ago
Hey Guys. My studio is creating a new set for a new live online TV show. We're a small operation with a pretty major following online. I have been racking my brain looking for a really good setup for
Re: Anyone have experience with Video Wall displays for live studios?
by Vince Becquiot 2 weeks ago
Hey Marcus, The two brands we see most are NEC and Planar. Planar being on the high end. NEC has a few different versions with different bezel thickness. You could also look at Samsung, they are a bit
H.264 BluRay Export is Black and White
by Max Mitschke 4 weeks ago
Hi, I am creating my first Blu Ray right now and I exported as H.264 Blu Ray (I've attatched a screenshot with my complete settings) but when I open the exported m4v in VLC, Encore or import it back t
Re: H.264 BluRay Export is Black and White
by Vince Becquiot 3 weeks ago
Another option if you can't figure this out, is to export uncompressed, Animation, or Prores (Mac), then import in Encore and let it do the conversion to H.264. Vince Becquiot Indigo Live Kaptis Media
Premiere 4K project setup
by Bill George 1 month ago
I have a new GTX 980ti installed on a windows 10 Premiere Pro CC 2015 setup When I import 4K footage into a project timeline on a new 4k sequence - it just takes the audio file over This is my first g
Re: Premiere 4K project setup
by Vince Becquiot 4 weeks ago
Hi Bill, Looking at your project panel, it doesn't look like you have a video file in there (It only shows a waveform on the icon. Vince Becquiot Indigo Live Kaptis Media San Francisco Bay Area
GTX 908ti configuration with Prem Pro cc2015
by Bill George 1 month ago
Just slotted in the GTX 980ti into my machine running i7 3.3 GHz - 32gb Ram Loading up Premiere Pro CC2015 I am not seeing a great deal difference in render times from my GTX 770 or even 580 The Mercu
Re: GTX 908ti configuration with Prem Pro cc2015
by Vince Becquiot 1 month ago
Hi Bill, What drive are these files stored on Vince Becquiot Indigo Live Kaptis Media San Francisco Bay Area
File: Powerpoint Slide
by Vince Becquiot 1 month ago
pptx file Power point slide video transition https: f1.creativecow.net 10960 powerpoint-slide
Simple way to crossfade video and image files realtime or not possible without switcher?
by Jeff Baker 1 month ago
I have an event where I need show a video in the background while each person is introduced and crossfade to placeholder still image when the introduction is over. We have used powerpoint in the past
Re: Simple way to crossfade video and image files realtime or not possible without switcher?
by Vince Becquiot 1 month ago
You could simply build on top of the video and not get the pause effect (see attached Keynote sample). Then transition your next slides as usual. 10959_keynotesample.key.zip Here's the PPT version, ma
File: Keynote sample
by Vince Becquiot 1 month ago
key file Keynote video transition https: f1.creativecow.net 10959 keynote-sample
Industry Day Rates
by Charles Williams 2 months ago
I was recently working as a PA on a gig and I had a conversation with one of the crew members about possibly getting my work. After the gig was over I emailed him telling him to keep me in mind for fu
Re: Industry Day Rates
by Vince Becquiot 1 month ago
I'll start with half day rates, most people don't usually offer half days other than travel, but I guess it depends on the position relationship. A day rate is 10 hours minimum at a set rate per hour,
problems when using LED stage lights
by curt Paluzzi 2 months ago
I have been having problems when using LED lights on our theater stage using Live IMAG video. The colors on the cyc when we use LED's are different in our viewfinders. Blue LED's, come up as Purple, w
Re: problems when using LED stage lights
by Vince Becquiot 1 month ago
In theory, you would try not to mix lights that are hitting talent. You can either do Source 4, or you go with an LED wash. Vince Becquiot Indigo Live Kaptis Media San Francisco Bay Area
Apple or Microsoft. Which paradigm is better and why?
by andy patterson 2 months ago
I am sure everyone has seen a demo of Apple's touch bar and Microsoft's Surface Studio with the Surface Dial. Do you Mac users see the touch bar as being useful or would the Mac OS with touch screen s
Re: Apple or Microsoft. Which paradigm is better and why?
by Vince Becquiot 2 months ago
This is a forum about Adobe Premiere :-) Vince Becquiot Indigo Live Kaptis Media San Francisco Bay Area
Black Background White graphic
by David Smooth 2 months ago
So I'm doing an edit with a black background and I want to put some graphics on top. The problem is the edges of the graphic logo is white and it looks really obvious against the black. I tried to use
Re: Black Background White graphic
by Vince Becquiot 2 months ago
I don't believe any of the blending modes will allow you to lose the white. The only other way would be using ultra key and key out the white. That's assuming that nothing else is white in the logo, a
Boosting a dark concert in PP using Lumetri, now have lots of color artifacts...
by Bryan Roberts 3 months ago
Hi all, I'm finishing up a concert for a pretty big band but with a smaller budget. I'm onlining the show from 1080 to 4k which I've done several times before, no issue. However, the first few songs,
Re: Boosting a dark concert in PP using Lumetri, now have lots of color artifacts...
by Vince Becquiot 3 months ago
Hi Bryan, I'll add that it's why I go straight to the LD in pre-production and make sure that they add a few source 4s, or reserve some movers to be on as front lights for the entire show. Then give t
Premiere Issues after a big upgrade
by Todd Terry 3 months ago
Hello all... I'm usually over in other forums (Business Marketing, Cinematography, etc.), and rarely venture in here because, well, I just never have any Premiere issues. But now I do. I'll have to pr
Re: Premiere Issues after a big upgrade
by Vince Becquiot 3 months ago
Hey Todd! Did they replace the motherboards That would seem like a must after all these upgrades, and it's really not the most expensive part. That's gonna be a bottleneck. As for your sudden crash is
Add thought bubbles and graphic elements to live audience projection.
by Charles Bach 4 months ago
I'm looking for a way to add comedic thought bubbles, hats, hearts or other effects to audience members that our pre-show cameraman focuses on as they sweep the audience. Kinda like a Kiss-Cam at a sp
Re: Add thought bubbles and graphic elements to live audience projection.
by Vince Becquiot 4 months ago
Hi Charles, You're probably not going to find anything cheaper, although HDMI means you have to convert everything to SDI for anything over 30'. Another option is the ATEM switcher. Vince Becquiot Ind
Wireless live feed
by Kurt Schuette 5 months ago
I was wondering what kind of wireless solutions there are that would allow a handheld video feed to be sent around 200 feet or so. I would like to transmit from a small camera such as a GoPro, phone o
Re: Wireless live feed
by Vince Becquiot 5 months ago
Hi Kurt, You could look at the Teradek Bolt. http: teradek.com collections bolt-family Vince Becquiot Indigo Live Kaptis Media San Francisco Bay Area
sonyXD cam recording and live feed to big screen at the same time ??
by Johnny Willis 5 months ago
Hi guys, I have been tasked with a request that i feel i can handle but have never done before. i have been asked to video record a live concert at a local festival but aswell a recording to the Sony
Re: sonyXD cam recording and live feed to big screen at the same time ??
by Vince Becquiot 5 months ago
That camera has SDI out, I would definitely look at that option first, even if that means converting on the other end back to HDMI or DVI. Sure, you can bring audio into multiple cameras. Switching sh
Stay away from the service called HIGHTAIL.
by Ned Miller 10 months ago
There was a great company called Yousendit but it was bought out and became Hightail. Although they claim it's the same people, my experience is that it got run into the ground, so I am going back to
Re: Stay away from the service called HIGHTAIL.
by Vince Becquiot 10 months ago
Most of these services only define users as the person managing the project, so clients reviewers don;t qualify as users. Vince Becquiot Indigo Live Kaptis Media San Francisco Bay Area
Can't export with alpha channel in Premiere Pro anymore?
by Duke Sweden 12 months ago
I checked a ton of youtube videos and adobe's forum, and it appears you can't export video with an alpha channel anymore in PPro. There's always the idiot or two who demonstrates how to do it with tit
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Re: Can't export with alpha channel in Premiere Pro anymore?
by Robert Reiss 2 months ago
I had success with export of video with alpha channel this way, using CS5: After importing my png sequence (with alpha channel), go to Export-- Media. In the settings dialogue, choose Microsoft AVI fo
Sony PXW-X200 8 Audio Tracks
by Lloyd Lively 1 year ago
I've had the Sony PXW-X200 for about a year now and have an audio question. I understand that XDCAM MXF standard has to have 8 tracks to be XDCAM compliant. But in the X200 it really only deals with c
Re: Sony PXW-X200 8 Audio Tracks
by Vince Becquiot 1 year ago
Hi Lloyd, I'm pretty sure that's just that the XDCAM and XAVC standard format have 8 tracks. I doesn't mean that you can use them in the camera, but I don't think there's a way to turn them off. It's
Sending graphics and Video w embedded Audio out of computer --- to IMAG and Linecut
by James Sapione 1 year ago
Hi all, Looking for advice on how to to incorporate graphics videos w audio into a multicam live shoot. If it was just graphics, that's simple....but what's confusing me is we are including videos wit
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Re: Sending graphics and Video w embedded Audio out of computer --- to IMAG and Linecut
by Vince Becquiot 1 year ago
Hi James, I'm assuming you don't need the audio on your end, so why deal with embedded audio in the first place Just take a thunderbolt to DVI out and split that out for all your inputs, then take the
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Thoughts on LED Studio lights?
by Benjamin Cohen 2 years ago
Im a video producer for a life insurance company, we shoot mostly talking heads. We use some standard soft boxes but they create an awful hum and get HOT! . Are LEDs the way to go If so, how much are
Re: Thoughts on LED Studio lights?
by Vince Becquiot 2 years ago
Hey Todd, Which fixtures have you bought Most of the panels I've tried had an awful look to them, especially on faces. It seemed impossible to get rid of the harshness without killing most of the outp
Recommendations for travel green screen lighting
by Justin Francese 2 years ago
Dear Lighting Design Pros, I am about to be on the road for two weeks with a 9 foot cloth green screen for an non-profit training video series. Its a tight budget and I am working alone. When I am not
Re: Recommendations for travel green screen lighting
by Vince Becquiot 2 years ago
Hi Justin, I would definitely look at Kinos for the green screen, it's so much easier and flatter than open face lights, plus you have the luxury of dimming for fine tuning. For front lighting, I woul
File: Fade in and out Premiere Presets
by Vince Becquiot 2 years ago
zip file These presets replicate film fade in and out. https: f1.creativecow.net 8547 fade-in-and-out-premiere-presets
Video Noise After I rendered the file from Premier Pro
by Amil Neal 2 years ago
Hello Everyone, I am working on a project. After I rendered my file from premier pro, I get these noise. I am trying to find out. But how come I am getting this kind of noise. Please Help. Actual foot
Re: Video Noise After I rendered the file from Premier Pro
by Amil Neal 2 years ago
Hi Vince Becquiot Thanks a lot for your answer. Here is the screenshot. Please advise
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Equipment reservation software
by Mark Ritter 2 years ago
Anyone using any equipment reservation to track use of field equipment Looking for something not terrible expensive and cloud based. Something like https: www.ezofficeinventory.com Need to manage our
Re: Equipment reservation software
by Vince Becquiot 2 years ago
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Lighting Costs
by Jared Powell 2 years ago
I'm working on a bid for some short spots. I've been given a budget for lighting around $2000 per day. Will it be possible to hire a quality lighting director and still have money leftover for some li
Re: Lighting Costs
by Vince Becquiot 2 years ago
You mean DP Director TD :-) Vince Becquiot Indigo Live Kaptis Media San Francisco Bay Area
News: Smooth Skin Plugin Released for Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, AE & Motion
by Cow News Droid 3 years ago
Noise Industries, Today, Annouced the Availability of Dashwood Smooth Skin, a Plugin. The app Can Smooth Out Undesired Details in HD or 4K Closeups, Including Freckles, Wrinkles, or Acne and also Tone
Re: News: Smooth Skin Plugin Released for Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, AE & Motion
by Vince Becquiot 3 years ago
That looks way too blurry for my taste. It's just obvious in the example shown. So far, Cosmo from Red Giant seems to be the easiest way to fix these types of issues and I've been very impressed with
Bad looking menus in Encore
by brittany wynne 3 years ago
Hello, I am building a bluray and having a problem with some of my menus in Encore. (see attached images for further explanation) Basically my menus and popup menus look fine on the computer (image 1
Re: Bad looking menus in Encore
by Vince Becquiot 3 years ago
Hi Brittany, That's because menus are limited to 4 colors maximum by DVD standard. In your case, you will have to get rid of the glow around the text. You could make it part of the background, but not
Patent trolls: this is why we can't have nice things
by Mark Suszko 3 years ago
Alert:Amazon has patented shooting a white limbo setup. (facepalm) http: www.techdirt.com articles 20140507 04102327144 us-patent-office-grants-photography-against-white-background-patent-to-amazon.sh
Re: Patent trolls: this is why we can\'t have nice things
by Vince Becquiot 3 years ago
Speaking of white backgrounds and Apple... Vince Becquiot Indigo Live Kaptis Media San Francisco Bay Area
Random layer visibility question
by Spherize 11 years ago
Hi All, I'm trying to randomize the visibility of layers. I want to create a animation from three pixelimage frames so that the frames appear randomly. I tried random expression to opacity but it fade
Re: Random layer visibility question
by Tom Bassford 8 years ago
holdTime = .5; time to hold each position (seconds) seed = Math.floor(time holdTime); seedRandom(seed,true); hmm = random(0,10); if (hmm 5){ transform.opacity=100}; else {transform.opacity=0};the foll
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AF100 no longer able to record or see through lens
by zack hill 3 years ago
Long story short: Someone handled my camera on a shoot today and now it no longer shows anything in the viewfinder and nothing is coming through the lens. I have searched the camera in all the functio
Re: AF100 no longer able to record or see through lens
by Vince Becquiot 3 years ago
Lo Noiz is a scene setting if I recall. If you van access the menu, you could try doing a firmware upgrade: http: eww.pass.panasonic.co.jp pro-av support content download EN ep2main soft upgaf100_e.ht
Service: Indigo Live
by Vince Becquiot 3 years ago
Santa Rosa Napa San Francisco California, United States Live Event Production   Video Indigo Live Production & Staging     Event Video     Commercial Video production, Audio E
Re: Indigo Live
by Tear Prince 12 months ago
Hi Vince Becquiot have a question can u helo
TV Broadcasting question?
by John Mark 3 years ago
Wether you are in PAL or NTSC region, do all broadcasting TV stations use interlacing Or do some use, instead of 25i they use 50P Also, would you think its the best option to broadcast at 50fps Just i
Re: TV Broadcasting question?
by Vince Becquiot 3 years ago
Hi John, Here in the US, most are interlaced, some stations do use 60P (at 720). You often see 60P in sports broadcast since you get the added fluidity needed for fast camera pans. Vince Becquiot Kapt
External Monitor
by Jerry Kemp 5 years ago
I have what I am sure is a simple configuration issue. I am running CS4, with a BlackMagic card, and dual monitors. I have a television connected to the BlackMagic output via HDMI cable. When working
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Re: External Monitor
by Jerry Kemp 5 years ago
No, I'm using DV-NTSC - Standard 48 Khz. However, I just tested a new one using one of the Black Magic presets, and it's working now! Thanks! Jerry Kemp Jerry Kemp Christian Video Ministries
External HDD when editing?
by Cheesy Rush 5 years ago
Hey, Im using Premier CS5.5 on a MBP 13" i5 8gb Ram, I have two hard drives; one is a Lacie 500gb (firewire 800) and the other a Seagate (1Tb) Firewire. The problem I have is that when running speed t
Re: External HDD when editing?
by Jan Maitland 5 years ago
I've had very good luck with G-Tech drives attached to a MBP via FireWire, however, the files I was editing with were ProRes 422 and their smaller file sizes (relative to their camera originals) contr
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After Video Capture - Audio to Text
by Don Sommers 8 years ago
I routinely capture a LOT of corporate "talking head" or interview based video and then have to splice it together. Many times the video I shoot can end up being up to 1+ hours of different people tha
Re: After Video Capture - Audio to Text
by Andrew Peterson 5 years ago
Greetings from Transcription Star. We are a transcription company rendering services for Media Companies, Webinar Production Companies, Market Research Companies, Legal Firms, Universities, Hospitals,
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Cable organization
by Rich Rubasch 5 years ago
Hmmm....where to post Anyone have a clever way of organizing hundreds of audio video cables in a facility We have organized them into boxes by type but it is not ideal. We have wall space but I always
Re: Cable organization
by Vince Becquiot 5 years ago
For Edison XLR and the long stuff, we use 2"x2' aluminum pipes with end plates and screwed them into a piece of plywood that's itself screwed into the wall. That frees up a lot of space and never had
File: Letterbox
by Vince Becquiot 5 years ago
psd file Letterbox Photoshop file https: f1.creativecow.net 3482 letterbox
Issue with ads and pop up menus with Chrome
by Vince Becquiot 5 years ago
Just noticed that ads on the left side are overlaying the top pop up menus when viewed in Google Chrome. Vince Becquiot Kaptis Studios San Francisco - Bay Area
Re: Issue with ads and pop up menus with Chrome
by Abraham Chaffin 5 years ago
Thank you for letting us know about this. This issue has been resolved now. Abraham
File: 4:3 Margin PSD
by Vince Becquiot 5 years ago
psd file 4:3 Margin overlay for 16:9 edits. https: f1.creativecow.net 3011 43-margin-psd
Contract terminated. Who owns footage?
by max orenstein 5 years ago
Hello, This week a client dropped me from a project stating that they weren't satisfied with the quality of the product (They saw one version). The client now wants me to hand over all of the raw foot
Re: Contract terminated. Who owns footage?
by Vince Becquiot 5 years ago
I think Greg has the most important comment here. Your first problem is not who owns the footage, but why the client decided to walk away. Now, they could be out there to screw you, but more often the
Voice Casting - Anyone recognize this guy?
by Todd Terry 6 years ago
Ok, not really a business marketing question (other than it does relate to my business), but there's not really an appropriate forum and I know several of my friends in here are fellow producers... so
Re: Voice Casting - Anyone recognize this guy?
by Vince Becquiot 6 years ago
And since we're at it, here's the producer's linkedIn page :-) http: www.linkedin.com pub el-goco 11 212 28a Vince Becquiot Kaptis Studios San Francisco - Bay Area
Decklink Studio 2 audio pops on Footage captured with OnLocatiion
by Vince Becquiot 6 years ago
Hi all, We are encountering bad audio pops crackling with stereo footage captured from an HVX 200 via Firewire (AVI Stereo) with Premiere CS5. The audio is fine on all other footage, and I am not talk
Re: Decklink Studio 2 audio pops on Footage captured with OnLocatiion
by Vince Becquiot 6 years ago
Well, after a few hours of playing around, I traced the problem to BMDImport.prm Located at: C:Program FilesAdobeCommonPlug-insCS5MediaCore With the file out and a Premiere restart, the problem goes a
colour bursts and flashes
by Alper Kasap 6 years ago
HI im a premiere pro user, working on a music video at the moment. There is a certain style of look I'm trying to emulate and achieve. During shots sometimes there are burst of colour lights or flashe
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Re: colour bursts and flashes
by Chris Buttacoli 6 years ago
These are actually called "light leaks". There are already made VFX you can purchase, or try making them yourself. From good old Aharon Rabinowitz: http: allbetsareoff.com tutorials old-film-look
Putting yourself in the viewer's seat
by Vince Becquiot 6 years ago
I guess I wanted to hear from some of the seasoned editors out-there. How do you maintain an objective opinion on a piece you've worked on for a while How do you seat back and put yourself in the shoe
Re: Putting yourself in the viewer's seat
by Todd Terry 6 years ago
I'm late to the party but just found this thread... Rich already alluded to watching in a "different way," by looking upside down... This happened by accident years ago, but I now find it very helpful
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PPr CS5 - Weird Stuff Happening!
by Lori Savitch 6 years ago
Hello! I haven't been editing with PPr very long, and suddenly, some weird stuff is going on. 1. When I create a new project, the sequence I created shows up in the timeline, along with SEVEN other se
Re: PPr CS5 - Weird Stuff Happening!
by Vince Becquiot 6 years ago
On subject of empty panes, this is what I found: It's a known quirk of workspaces. When you modify a workspace, Premiere remembers your changes. That's why the Reset Workspace command is there. When y
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