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FCPX 10.4.9 is out!
by Jay Soriano 2 months ago
Catalina not required. https: www.apple.com newsroom 2020 08 final-cut-pro-x-updated-with-significant-workflow-improvements FCPX 10.4.9 Overview by Felipe Baez: https: www.youtube.com watch v=tfdPufrp
Re: FCPX 10.4.9 is out!
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
My bad in regards to my report on Avid and Komodo. The client was using a beta of Avid. I only brought it up since Ive been hearing a lot of issues with both FCPX and Avid in regards to dealing with n
Premiere too slow
by Duong Cam 2 months ago
Hi, I'm using Premiere 14.3.1, It too laggy when preview (10bit - Quicktime from Davinci). My PC: Ryzen 9 3900X - 32Gb Ram 3200 - Nvidia 1080 - HDD Toshiba X300 Performance - 7200, 128mb cache When it
Re: Premiere too slow
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
Chris Wright "Easy to follow youtube video to make proxies in premiere since you can customize the video size to abnormally low quality like 320x240 in resolution(needs to be even multiple fraction s
The Final Cut Pro 10.4.9 update has dropped
by Robin S. Kurz 2 months ago
If you re interested in seeing everything new and improved in Final Cut Pro X, Motion, and Compressor, including a LIVE Q&A chat with @Alex4D and myself during the premiere, then tune into the exclusi
Re: The Final Cut Pro 10.4.9 update has dropped
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
Just tried the spacebar in 10.4.8. Cool feature :)
Toggle visibility video tracks
by Leevun Vanhove 2 months ago
Hi Everybody, Is there a way in premiere, to make a shortcut to toggle the visibility of a video track I can see you can toggle the target of the video track, but not it's visibility Thank you, Lieven
Re: Toggle visibility video tracks
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
Maybe this will help https: www.premiumbeat.com blog three-premiere-pro-cc-shortcuts-you-shouldnt-edit-without
Exporting AfterEffects Titles (with Alpha) to Avid Media Composer 2020
by Evie Read 2 months ago
I have created a title in AfterEffects with a transparent background, I have ensured that Alpha channels are selected in the render settings. AE is creating a .mov file which Avid is saying that it do
Re: Exporting AfterEffects Titles (with Alpha) to Avid Media Composer 2020
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
Here is an old link using DNxHD HR but still works https: community.avid.com forums t 93106.aspx
Grading Workflow
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
I've asked this before and no reply. Is there a workflow similar to ColorTrace in Resolve Copy and paste Lumetri plugins from sequence to sequence per clip is not fun :P
Re: Grading Workflow
by Jim Curtis 2 months ago
You can paste effects on to multiple clips at once. You can also do a Paste Attributes on multiple clips. I usually do that after selecting a LUT or performing a general "one light" on one clip from a
How to best achieve this look?
by Levan Khomeriki 3 months ago
Hey, beautiful people, so, what is the best workflow to achieve this stretching effect https: imgur.com RIXBQXI
Re: How to best achieve this look?
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
If not animating each character may be using a tight mesh warp I wonder if there is a scale anchor script
Upgraded Mac OS to Catalina and had to upgrade FCPX
by Anne Davis 3 months ago
Finally updated my MacBook Pro to Catalina OS (I work in documentaries and this was first good time to update since 2016) and had to update to FCPX 10.4.8 because of the OS update. FCPX is warning me
Re: Upgraded Mac OS to Catalina and had to upgrade FCPX
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
Anne Davis "I had put off upgrading to Catalina for a while for this reason," It all depends on your comfort level with upgrading. I've had my share of total fails but have not with FCPX Libraries. I
Consolidate - original video quality?
by Eilat Ben-Eliyahu 3 months ago
Hello, I need to send AAF + original footage to the colorist who works on Davinci and lives in another country. Since it s a documentary and the materials are quite large files, I would like to consol
Re: Consolidate - original video quality?
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
Eilat Ben-Eliyahu " For example, the largest file is 100 GB of a 1-hour long conversation, from which we used only 2 minutes." Yep ran into a few too many of those. I gave up on lugging around files
Wrong video in viewer while scrubbing
by Kevin Carlson 3 months ago
Hi folks, While I am scrubbing the timeline or playing the timeline faster than 1x (with pushing L a few times) the video in the viewer will switch to the wrong piece of footage. It is often a differe
Re: Wrong video in viewer while scrubbing
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
I see the bug from time to time and my only suggestion is to reboot. So annoying :P
Any recommendations on hardware to speedup your editing flow in Premiere Pro, etc?
by Joseph Coady 3 months ago
Hello! I was wondering if any of you out there use any sort of deck or anything to increase your workflow I am a PC user using the latest Creative Cloud suite. I do have a Logitech keyboard with an ed
Re: Any recommendations on hardware to speedup your editing flow in Premiere Pro, etc?
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
Joseph Coady " or anything to increase your workflow" I have worked with numerous editors. I have only seen two or three that use peripherals e.g. loupe decks, iPad controls, etc... Maybe six or eigh
GH5 & GH5s with major noise problems while filming!
by Tim Kline 3 months ago
Hello, I am not sure if anyone else is experience this but both of my GH5s have had noise levels that are ridiculous lately. All of our shots are super well lit and I am finding it in colors, walls an
Re: GH5 & GH5s with major noise problems while filming!
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
Maybe an example No LUTS or Custom settings on that GH5
After Effects Slow to Open and Hangs
by Andrew Ross 3 months ago
Has anybody had this issue... I've been given a project, which when I open it, it takes about 10 mins to open and then a further 10-20 mins for the comps to be visible in the comp viewer window. From
Re: After Effects Slow to Open and Hangs
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
What does the project consist of I work with resources from soup to nuts and I always get a head-scratcher from time to time. Worse ones are PSDs and AI EPS files. However, if you have a strange codec
How would I recreate this?
by John Riddell 3 months ago
How would I recreate the shine on the logo (the red) This was done in After Effects, I'm a little unsure how to recreate this.
Re: How would I recreate this?
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
Subtle shine you can fake using masks. If you want it in 3D then you need to precomp it with lights. Need to play around with the bevel as others suggested.
How To Sync Audio and Video Clips one by one Using Avid Media Composer 6
by laura jones 3 months ago
Hi Everyone im editing a project using Avid Media Composer 6 and want to know How to sync my audio and video clips one by one using the software. Here's what i've done so far after digitalising the fo
Re: How To Sync Audio and Video Clips one by one Using Avid Media Composer 6
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
Glenn Sakatch "It sounds to me like the clips are not syncing maybe the common spot,( time code, in point, what ever you used) was incorrect, so the audio is not lining up with the video...so it is p
How to render only every Nth frame in AE
by Xavier Bonet 3 months ago
I have this project I'm working on that involves recorded footage and animation and the look we're going for is stop-motion-y. So everything's ready in AE and we slapped over everything a PosterizeTim
Re: How to render only every Nth frame in AE
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
Matthew Woods "Sounds like you are being more complicated than you need to be. Why not just work in an 8fps composition, and export an 8fps movie for premiere Check out my plugins for AE, Premiere, M
Cutting up video clip
by Mitch Jordan 3 months ago
I work for a professional sports team. Normally, we get separate clips for every highlight from each game. However, with the world the way it is, we will be getting one big rip with everything in one
Re: Cutting up video clip
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
Chris Wright "only the premiere beta version has scene detection right now" Ooh, I didn't know that Well, that would help some colleagues of mine. If you end up using Resolve then XML to Premier, may
Codec Issues with OBS
by Greg Burke 3 months ago
So I have a interesting problem. I work with a lot of PC Game footage. Most of our staff captures using Nivida Shadowplay, and I have 0 issues. However one staffer uses OBS to capture, and even though
Re: Codec Issues with OBS
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
I would compress that with something a little easier to deal with. Is that pixel size correct 1920x1980 Im assuming its a typo.
AE CC 2020 - Logo Removal
by Ryan Decker 3 months ago
Hi there! Looking for some advice on how to remove a logo from a moving object. I've tried content aware fill and motion tracking a mask, but am having a tough time! My goal is to hide the logo on the
Re: AE CC 2020 - Logo Removal
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
Ryan Decker "What do you mean replace it with comp to slip logo in " If the camera doesn't move much you can use a Composition as the replacement layer. You can do this with keyframes or use motion t
I am trying to render a 20 second video and the estimated render time is 57 HOURS??
by Clarissa Fernandez 3 months ago
My video is super simple and I only added effects such as color range keying and exposure. Why is it taking so long What can I do to render my videos quicker
Re: I am trying to render a 20 second video and the estimated render time is 57 HOURS??
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
A little bit more info as to how you are rendering it Can you do a simple sequential image render e.g. PSD, JPEG, TIFF... Maybe a codec is busted in your system.
Export Failing
by Allen Crafts 3 months ago
Hi! I have been working on a particular project for a little while now. I need to move my final comp over to premier preferably so I can add on a small audio component before final export. The dynamic
Re: Export Failing
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
There is an issue with Adobe CC 2020 AE and AME. You need to have the right versions installed. https: community.adobe.com t5 after-effects unable-to-render-export-after-effects-comps-through-media-en
Apple macbook pro 2020
by Pauline Richard 3 months ago
Hi everyone, French film editor, and first time poster here... I hope you will forgive any mistakes or confusions in my post. I am in dire need of advice after reading multiple threads on dysfunctiona
Re: Apple macbook pro 2020
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
Great reply John, well put. Laptops are generally "get the best you can" type purchases. Too many hours spent on researching over $500 differences. I am still using 2010 with High Sierra (home) and on
Tough One - Subtitles Premiere to FCPX
by Jeff Krieger 3 months ago
Ok, this seems like a tougher one...but probably not for you guys... I have subtitles parsed out in a .txt document. I would like to... - import as titles - be able to style the titles using a preset
Re: Tough One - Subtitles Premiere to FCPX
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
Thanks for the tip Andreas, hope I never have to use it I've done a ton of CC in Premiere and only client-driven. You just can't beat the ease of use of CC in FCPX. Just the ability to edit in the tim
2010 Mac Pro for FCPX in 2020?
by Jay Soriano 3 months ago
Any 2010 Mac Pro FCPX editors Was offered a 2010 Mac Pro for $500...is it still a viable option in 2020 editing on FCPX with a Sapphire Pulse RX 580 8GB GPU Can a NVMe be installed as a media drive I
Re: 2010 Mac Pro for FCPX in 2020?
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
Jay Soriano "What are you all using as your FCPX media drives and what connection Thank you." On my 2010 Mac Pro, I had SAS PCI to accommodate my GTECH eSPro RAIDs. I stopped at High Sierra and FCPX
Jump from Avid to Resolve 16?
by Jed Cahill 3 months ago
Interested in anyone here who has transferred from Avid to Resolve, I know Avid is a beast but a few issues lately have got me looking. Serious question good bad and ugly, while trying to play with it
Re: Jump from Avid to Resolve 16?
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
If you have the time jump in. It helps when you have options :)
Basic animation question
by John Lincoln 3 months ago
Hello, I would appreciate if anyone can help. So I want to do the following: a circle to appear, and then eight other objects (same shape) to move towards the circle from the different directions and
Re: Basic animation question
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
An example would help too.
DNxHR with Alpha not working
by Clay Coleman 3 months ago
Hi, I'm working in Resolve and have exported keyed clips to DNxHR 12Bit with Alpha PreMult for finishing in AVID. When I check the exported clips by re-importing them into Resolve, everything works as
Re: DNxHR with Alpha not working
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
Does Avid still import the extra data for Alpha clips images
Japanese GH4 and VLOG
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
Is there a VLOG upgrade for the Japanese GH4 A client has two GH4s one being American and both have same Body firmware at 2.7. But the Japanese one does not work with the VLOG upgrade from Panasonic.
How is everyone doing?
by Jeremy Garchow 3 months ago
I just came off my first production since February. It was grueling. Long, hot (really hot) 90+ degree, 100+ degree heat index, days in the sun, a little rain everyday, mud, sweat, and tears (from sun
Re: How is everyone doing?
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
Scott Witthaus "My teaching gig will be interesting when that starts up in three weeks. If I were a student and could skip this year, I certainly would. " I instruct an evening class at the local col
Pardon The Interruption Side Panel and Lower Third
by Larry Payne 3 months ago
I am looking for someone to help me come up with a side panel rundown and lower third with the timer function used in the Pardon The Interruption show for a project I am working on. I am mainly using
Re: Pardon The Interruption Side Panel and Lower Third
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
You could (gasp) build that in Premiere but I'm too lazy and like using AE The timer is def something I would build in AE.
True 10-bit per channel RGB in laptop panel
by Robert Casper 4 months ago
Is there a laptop, COTS or Custom Build, available from any manufacturer with a panel (display) that has "True" 10 bit color (Not 8+2 Frame Rate Control or Dithering) Other desired specs seem achievab
Re: True 10-bit per channel RGB in laptop panel
by Eric Santiago 4 months ago
That would be an odd option since the GUI would take up 60% of the screen. Even at full screen, there is no benefit IMHO.
Thinking about making the switch to FCPX
by Cal Thorley 4 months ago
Hi there. Just after a few opinions if you'd be so kind. I'm an ex FCP legacy user. Hung round for the initial release of FCPX but as the bulk of my work is a TV series at a time, not being able to pl
Re: Thinking about making the switch to FCPX
by Eric Santiago 4 months ago
Joe Marler "You don't throw a bunch of stuff on the timeline, rather carefully curate the material in the Event Browser, marking rejects, favorites and keywords. Then you use the database & query fea
Can High Sierra block Blackmagic video capture?
by Jonathan Adams 4 months ago
Hi Folks, I have a 2011 MBP 15" running OSX High Sierra. I also have a Mk1 Blackmagic Intensity Shuttle thunderbolt. Previously the Shuttle was working well with an earlier MBP (2010 17") This MBP how
Re: Can High Sierra block Blackmagic video capture?
by Eric Santiago 4 months ago
I hope all it is is to find the right combination of BMD Desktop Video and OS X. We had this issue with the AVID BMD Artist DNIO unit on a few diff Mac Pros.
Mobile filmmaking with COVID
by Oliver Peters 4 months ago
https: www.gofilmit.tv the-world-falls-silent Interesting. iPhone + FiLMiC Pro - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: Mobile filmmaking with COVID
by Eric Santiago 4 months ago
Thanks that was interesting :)
ProRes 422 vs H.264?
by Philip Nidler 5 months ago
Hi! I've tried to send over files that are exported in ProRes to iphone via AirDrop but it never works. I always have to go for H.264 unfortunately. is it something wrong with my iphone or do I always
Re: ProRes 422 vs H.264?
by Eric Santiago 4 months ago
Just to add, ProRes is an editable format and h264 is a deliverable option. Bit much for mobile phones to handle the ProRes codec at any flavor.
Multicam
by Oliver Peters 4 months ago
Is multicam "flattening" possible in the timeline yet - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: Multicam
by Eric Santiago 4 months ago
Would a round-trip to Resolve via XML work I do believe I've inherited a project with MulitCam and managed to travel through Resolve with it flattened.
Removing multi cam so can convert to premiere
by Harry Deansway 5 months ago
Hello, I edited a project on FCPx which I am trying to share with an editor who works in Premiere. The FCPx edit is done in multi cam and that appears to be hindering the conversion. Is there a way to
Re: Removing multi cam so can convert to premiere
by Eric Santiago 4 months ago
It seems it's linking the audio-only. I'm not sure if you're suppose to set FCPX to Original footage (not Proxy) before exporting XML. I don't think I've ever had that issue using XtoCC.
Vertical Video / Media Composer First Workflow?
by Martin Sole 4 months ago
As a longtime user of Media Composer, I'm finding the learning curve for First to be surprisingly steep. Hopefully someone can help me out here. I have a bunch of 9:16 vertical video clips which I nee
Re: Vertical Video / Media Composer First Workflow?
by Eric Santiago 4 months ago
What's the target for Just curious if its for digital signage or IG. In the past I've had to bring in final output to AE, rotate, then AME for delivery. I don't recall Avid deviating from broadcast fi
Mac hardware bumps
by Oliver Peters 5 months ago
New GPU option today for the 16" MBP: Optional Radeon Pro 5600M with 8GB of HBM2 memory Customer-installable SSD kit for the Mac Pro: Includes two SSD modules with capacities from 1 to 8TB. - Oliver O
Re: Mac hardware bumps
by Eric Santiago 5 months ago
Ooh the SSD bump, wonder what the speeds are.
Major Catalina Catastrophe
by Jim Curtis 6 months ago
Sorry for the long post, but I've tried to provide the relevant facts. My 2019 MacPro stays on more or less constantly, but I shut it down Sunday night when I heard thunder approaching. I routinely do
Re: Major Catalina Catastrophe
by Eric Santiago 5 months ago
Jim your patience is amazing. I got two 2019 MPs here and haven't had to re-install Catalina to date since delivery. You are my inspiration :)
Quicktime 7 Pro 14.5 FPS - How to record at 30 FPS?
by Jason Wilkins 6 months ago
Hi, I'm recording a 35 minute church services on a 2012 Macbook Pro (OSX 10.11.6 2.5GHz i5 4GB ram Intel HD 1536MB) using Quicktime 7 Pro and the built in Facetime Camera, and a M-Audio ProFire audio
Re: Quicktime 7 Pro 14.5 FPS - How to record at 30 FPS?
by Eric Santiago 5 months ago
have you figures this out maybe it's dependent on the speed of the drive your recording on. anyhoo, most don't use that path to record. we use a dedicated camera recorder for long formats.
EVA1 and Sennheiser AVX Wireless issue
by Paul Dag 5 months ago
I am having a problem using Sennheiser AVX Lav system with our Panasonic EVA1. When The receivers are plugged directly into the camera they keep losing single intermittently from the transmitter. If I
Re: EVA1 and Sennheiser AVX Wireless issue
by Eric Santiago 5 months ago
Are you still having issues We went into Covid lockdown (gear packed away for months) and will be starting up next week (day job). I can try and dig up our EVA-1 and wireless (forgot the model but its
Lumix FZ200. Don't laugh...
by Michael Reed 5 months ago
I'm just getting started filming stuff for youtube and this is the camera I have, and I won't be upgrading any time soon due to financial issues. Wondering if anyone out there has experience with this
Re: Lumix FZ200. Don't laugh...
by Eric Santiago 5 months ago
When the GH5 was released a ton of GH4s dropped in price across the board. I sold mine to a friend in need and almost picked up another just to get that feeling back :)
Is Macbook 15 2019 16GB RAM Good enough for After Effects?
by Abd el Ghafour Mohie 5 months ago
Is Macbook 15 2019 16GB RAM Good enough for After Effects I mainly do motion graphics and I would have other apps like Photoshop or Illustrator open at the same time. Not to mention a browser like Chr
Re: Is Macbook 15 2019 16GB RAM Good enough for After Effects?
by Eric Santiago 5 months ago
I can def say yes to almost any decent RAM loaded MacBook Pro. Now MacBook and Air, I have had some experience and they can do some heavy lifting. My only experience with that is from students of mine
Import a Resolve timeline into Premiere
by Todd Sandler 5 months ago
Hi there. Im a Premiere editor looking to use the Auto Scene Detection feature in resolve to edit cut up a full ProRes (proxy) QT file. After I bring the clip in, select scene detection and let it do
Re: Import a Resolve timeline into Premiere
by Eric Santiago 5 months ago
Curious maybe scene detection requires timecode I have to test that myself. Rarely have clips in Resolve without it.
Resolve 16 very slow with a "good" PC
by Matteo Proromo 1 year ago
Hello, I'm using DaVinci Resolve Studio 16.0.0.060 (the latest stable version of 16) on a Windows 10 machine (OS version 1903, OS Build 18362.295). The files I work with are UHD 60fps BRAW clips with
Re: Resolve 16 very slow with a "good" PC
by Eric Santiago 5 months ago
Matteo Proromo "By the way: BMD speed test is for the Mac only." On Windows, you have to install the Desktop Video package.
Add Social unrest to social distancing... WFH is here to stay
by Mark Raudonis 5 months ago
This is NOT a political statement, just an observation. The social unrest over the past few days is just one more reason WFH will become a permanent part of our post production world. The conversation
Re: Add Social unrest to social distancing... WFH is here to stay
by Eric Santiago 5 months ago
Mark Raudonis ""hybrid" arrangement may become the new normal. " My day job is seriously considering it. They just sent out an official poll as to how everyone feels about it. It doesn't affect me, I
File Management
by Eric Santiago 5 months ago
I have a Synology NAS 24TB. Is there anything out there that would be able to move files around as well as pull duplicates out I remember using Tidy Up! years ago, just wondering if there is something
iJustine WFH FCPX workflow
by Oliver Peters 5 months ago
https: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 2275-ijustine-s-quarantine-collaborative-editing-solution https: youtu.be E2jsZK1el6o - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: iJustine WFH FCPX workflow
by Eric Santiago 5 months ago
Thanks, Oliver. Do you have any experience with PostLab
With Great Thanks
by Tony West 5 months ago
It is with great thanks that we honor the Men and Women we lost while serving this country, so that we can be reminded of their sacrifices. https: f.io uR7oNTnO
Re: With Great Thanks
by Eric Santiago 5 months ago
Thanks, Tony.
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