Re: OT Resolve 14 by Eric Santiago 9 hours ago I can't wait to test this out. But I always fear this app will be bloated as versions go. Then what They release a stand-alone grading app :)
Redundant Avid media by Scott Davis 3 days ago I have an Avid MediaFiles folder that might contain a lot of duplicates (media was copied over at the Finder level). Is there a way to find out what is duplicate and get rid of it Scott Davis
FCPX External monitoring. by Roger Poole 6 days ago Having recently adopted FCPX after too many years with FCP legacy, I'm wondering if anyone out there has a successful external monitoring solution for FCPX 10.3 (El Cap) I'm on a cheesegrater Mac Pro
Re: FCPX External monitoring. by Eric Santiago 4 days ago Intensity Pro as well as the Extreme3D+ worked for a long period of time with FCPX. I haven't updated that cMP to 10.3.x yet so I think Ill venture soon. I try to keep some workstations at lower versi
So anyway FCPX Users, how's things? by Steve Connor 3 weeks ago As fascinating as the Windows vs OSX debate is getting I thought it would be nice to get the conversations back to FCPX. Things are looking good, Apple have clearly stated their intentions to develop
How To Speed Up Rendering by John Davidson 7 days ago What's the best way to speed rendering in After Effects Media Encoder It usually takes around 4-6 hours to render a basic 1080p 60fps 10 minute video.. I don't really use many effects, mainly just tex
Re: How To Speed Up Rendering by Eric Santiago 6 days ago Does your final render come from a 100% After Effects composition Are you placing video that has no CG on top at all Or is the video CC in AE One thing I stress on when teaching basic AE at local coll
External GPU with OSX by Tom Sefton 1 week ago http: www.theverge.com circuitbreaker 2017 4 17 15332034 external-gpu-nvidia-1080-ti-quadruple-macbook-pro-graphics Looks interesting - adds speed to many Macs with thunderbolt 2 connection. Co-owner
Re: External GPU with OSX by Eric Santiago 1 week ago Eric Santiago "This was posted at REDUSER: https: www.facebook.com jarred.land...54583869195415 Not sure if this was mentioned around these parts. " Darn it was :)
The iMac "Pro" rumor looks interesting by Craig Seeman 3 weeks ago https: www.macrumors.com 2017 04 06 imac-xeon-e3-64gb-ram-amd-late-october New iMac Late October. Xeon E3 processor. And Apple's entry back into monitors may be 8K. A bigger (taller) Mac Mini.
Texturing a Canyon by Ethan Dale 3 weeks ago Hello! I am still very new to Maya, and especially the realm of UV mapping. I know that there are ways to somehow connect it with Photoshop, ZBrush, and about a hundred other options. For this specifi
Re: Texturing a Canyon by Eric Santiago 3 weeks ago Topology mapping in Photoshop is what I did back in the day. Basically painted in PS but you have to take the vertical parts into consideration. They will stretch out and look pixelated. The other is
Copy and Paste Bug by Eric Santiago 3 weeks ago Working in 10.3 and noticed when I use copy and paste text from Text Editor, FCPX crashes hard. Trying to paste text from Text Editor to specific title clips. Anyone experience this No patience for up
Re: Copy and Paste Bug by Eric Santiago 3 weeks ago Thanks Ronny. Its the Basic 3D Title. Just copying and pasting from Text Editor. The only think different is that the original text is from Notepad on Windows. Opened up in Finder via Shared. I just e
RED features by Stephen Smith 1 month ago I just learned that you can eject media by holding down the two little black buttons between the record button on the front of the camera. I love that since you could accidentally format the card whil
Re: RED features by Eric Santiago 1 month ago There are a ton of things my Scarlet does that I love However, on set, once you run a loaded card through multi backups, love the delete all files in SSD (manually of course) cause once loaded into ca
ProRes with Colored Look? by Eric Klassen 1 month ago I used a company RED EPIC (Dragon Sensor) to do some R3D coloring work a couple years ago, but now I just use the camera to do some talking head video spots. I know it's overkill, but I'm wondering if
Re: ProRes with Colored Look? by Eric Santiago 1 month ago The RED can accept LOOKS built in REDCINE. You will need help on this matter if you dont own the camera. Its like using LUTs withing the camera itself during shoots. I own one and have never tried. I
Blade by Shane Ross 2 months ago If Apple is looking only to the future, and wanting to dump the old, ancient ways of the past...including the terminology used, like "bin," why is the "blade" tool still called BLADE And why does it l
Re: Blade by Eric Santiago 2 months ago Man this thread was fun to read I'm teaching a class at the moment and bored to death (students are working on their projects). Great thread folks really eye awakening.
Should I be finishing in AVID or DaVinci? by Terry Leahy 2 months ago Hey guys quick question. I typically edit a low res cut of my projects then send to RESOLVE via AAF do coloring on the RAW image file and then export a 4K DNXHR 444 for Media composer. I'll then pair
Prem vs FCPX - Panels by Oliver Peters 2 months ago Since this is a debate forum and it's a Friday, what are your thoughts about Adobe's Premiere Pro panels architecture This seems to be a key enabler for many third party developers building add-ins to
Re: Prem vs FCPX - Panels by Eric Santiago 2 months ago Aaah I just saw this post. I thought I was back in 1995, 2001, 20xx, etc... back to where we all just can't see eye to eye on platform app wars. Oh well, that escalated pretty fast. IMHO (I am not in
What in the world! by Stephen Smith 3 months ago I have color graded an image in Resolve and really like it. I exported the clip and brought it into Adobe Premiere and it doesn't look the way it did in DaVinci Resolve. Any idea on how to fix this. H
Re: What in the world! by Eric Santiago 2 months ago I'm curious. What GUI display are you all using with Resolve that you feel comfortable with I have to aging Apple Cinema 30's that may need to be replaced. I work with a Flanders OSEE 10bit (15.6" fie
Can a project be too large? by Noam Osband 2 months ago I'm working on a film that's a little over 3 hours. I find every day, FCP X crashes once or twice. I usually close most of my programs so it's not computer memory, and both my computer and the externa
Re: Can a project be too large? by Eric Santiago 2 months ago What's your workflow For me, a full feature with RED files rarely crashes, mostly spinning ball of death but a quick kill helps. Don't even have to reboot the Mac for that. I've had more issues with o
CG2730 as grading monitor by Frank Thogersen 2 months ago Hi there Im gonna go full monty on the color grading business, and I am slowly starting to gear up. I need a prober monitor to start out with. I dont have the money for the state of the art monitor ye
Re: CG2730 as grading monitor by Eric Santiago 2 months ago Noah Kadner "LG, Sharp, Dell- take your pick. Those are dirt cheap these days..." Have you ever calibrated any of these GUI to come close to your grading monitor
Can you use Mocha Tracking with Maya? by James Carver 2 months ago I have tracked some footage in mocha but need to give the tracking data to someone who will be animating in Maya. How is this workflow done I just have mocha that came with after effects. Do I need mo
The Great Indoors by Eric Santiago 3 months ago I know this sounds fanboyish, but got a laugh when Final Cut Pro was mentioned on "The Great Indoors". TV show with Joel McHale (Community). Hope a clip makes it on YouTube soon :)
Maya Curve Warp - Animate the Curve by Mark Pease 3 months ago I'm currently trying to animate a curve sliding through a simple polygon shape to deform the shape without the shape moving position. I've tried using several deformers but they all have some limitati
Re: Maya Curve Warp - Animate the Curve by Eric Santiago 3 months ago Its been awhile since I've tried this, but cant you just move the deformer over time Maybe I need to see an example of what you are trying to achieve. It seems your examples are working for you thus c
Best Hardware to Transcode r3d by Will Luker 3 months ago We are getting ready to do a Cantemo installation, which runs on vidispine. We primarily shoot with the RED and we shoot RAW up to 8k. We want to transcode the raw footage to prores and h264, and I'm
Re: Best Hardware to Transcode r3d by Eric Santiago 3 months ago Probably best to ask this at the Post section at REDUSER.NET. Jeff Kilgroe is the hardware guru there and can easily get you going as well as others. I too have the same question but for me its the Qu
Just Business... by Bill Davis 3 months ago I woke up to an in-box was full of comments from friends in the UK about this... http: www.express.co.uk life-style science-technology 762119 Adobe-Creative-Cloud-price-rise-anger-UK-subscription-deal
Re: Just Business... by Eric Santiago 3 months ago I have the pleasure of teaching FCPX and Premiere Pro and even better that I get to work with all three almost daily in Broadcast, Film and Corporate level. I do my best to show the students the diffe
Mash Trails Flickering by Gabriel Mangiru 3 months ago Hello. I started to use mash recently and I found this annoying problem. If I add the MASH_Trails node , connect by distance, no matter what settings I use the trails flicker. At first I thought it's
Black Clips from Sony F5/Avid MC by Eric Santiago 3 months ago I am getting black clips in a specific area from an Avid MC AAF export to Resolve. I think there was a Sony A7s mixed with the F5 in this project. And Frame Flex isn't applied to the suspect clips but
GPU Options by Eric Santiago 3 months ago I asked this in the Maya forum. Any input on OpenGL cards for Max Maya use Looking at mid to high level cards.
RED/AE Workflow for greenscreen by Martin Maslo 3 months ago Hi there, I just got 4K material from a Red Epic Dragon and need to sync the external recorded audio key out the green and track the motion. On the software side I'm stuck with Adobe CC and the machin
Best way to manage RED video?! by Jasmine Miller 3 months ago Heyy guys! I currently have close to 100 TB of RED video. I am looking for a solution to ingest, transcode and catalog my assets so I can effectively manage them. Does anyone have any expertise in thi
Re: Best way to manage RED video?! by Eric Santiago 3 months ago On set, I use foolcat which is a catalog software by Mikael Lubtchasnky. It creates PDFs HTML pages with editable metadata as well as a few thumbs. I haven't update mine in years and I believe there i
Obsolete in Premiere, the answer? by Ruben Neto 3 months ago Hi all, I've noticed that representatives from Adobe reply on this site so I'd thought I would bring to light a current pain point from Premiere CC 2017. ----------------------------------------------
Workflow order by Owen Harvey 3 months ago Hello all. I wanted to get a better understanding off all of your workflows. For me it is: import media sort through media (what to use) place on timeline trim Stabilize Colour grade Titles Audio (usu
Re: Workflow order by Eric Santiago 3 months ago Nothing wrong with that. I think you're fine with your workflow. Eventually, you start to experiment with different paths as you progress.
Current GPUs by Eric Santiago 3 months ago I've been out of the loop as far as display cards for Maya. Looking at buying a basic system to replace my aging BOXX and Nvidia Quadro FX 5600 system. I am looking cheap like Dell Workstations. Pre-c
Bullet Time by Steve Adams 3 months ago I know that After Effects has a "bullet time" effect where you can slow down a sequence without it becoming jerky by creating the intermediate frames necessary. I'm looking for that technology, but si
Re: Bullet Time by Eric Santiago 3 months ago Twixtor is hit and miss with standard frame rates. Ive had just as much success letting AE do the magic. Premiere not as fun as AE IMHO.
Premiere 4K project setup by Bill George 3 months 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 Eric Santiago 3 months ago Bill George "Issues with cc 2015 not recognising .MOV files , sorted out by upgrading to CC 2017" What the What kind of .mov file is that I didnt have this issue with 2015.
Dongle woes... by Eric Santiago 3 months ago We kept a few dongles so that we can move our seat around. For some reason of late its been a PITA with these Avid dongles. Is anyone else experiencing this lately So far Ive had no luck other than st
Re: Dongle woes... by Eric Santiago 3 months ago Glenn Sakatch "Give Avid support (licensing) a call, and make sure your email on your avid account, matches the dongle SID account and Application manager is aware of those items working together." T
Adjusting multiple layer durations by David Tippell 3 months ago I'm creating a kind of slideshow of still images, using effects and expressions for the transitions. I've imported each still at a 5-second duration and sequenced the layers when bringing them into a
Re: Adjusting multiple layer durations by Eric Santiago 3 months ago if each layer is of the same effect length how about applying a freeze and time stretch per layer (you need to do math for the transition). Then copy and paste on each layer. Then time stretch the who
Mac and PC render farm? by Eddie Vansell 3 months ago I'm sorry if this is the wrong place for this question; I'm unlearned in this area so I'm not sure how to classify the question. Here's my scenario: I work on MacOS and do video editing and 2D work in
Re: Mac and PC render farm? by Eric Santiago 3 months ago Back in the day it was all manual setups. Then we started using MUSTER but not sure if that was cross platform. I am sure there is a cross platform one.