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I have installed Da Vinci 16 but it won't run
by Terence Christopher 1 day ago
I cannot get Da Vinci 16 to run on my machine. How do I back track to 15.3 Thanks
Re: I have installed Da Vinci 16 but it won't run
by Eric Santiago 1 day ago
Easy uninstall 16 and re-install 15.x
Resolve 16 vs FCPX
by Oliver Peters 5 days ago
So how do you folks think Resolve 16 stacks up against FCPX Anyone jumping ship - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: Resolve 16 vs FCPX
by Eric Santiago 2 days ago
James Culbertson "That said, it is really easy to get FCP 10 timeline's into Resolve, " Do it all the time for a few years now.
Why does Windows rename my raw files?
by Neal Reville 2 days ago
Hi all I have a memory card filled with Braw files from a Pocket 4K. Using an appropriate card reader, I downloaded the files onto my edit computer without problems. A little later, ready to try manip
Re: Why does Windows rename my raw files?
by Eric Santiago 2 days ago
Where do you see it renamed And how are you viewing this, from Explorer In the olden days, Windows would truncate all files with over so many characters. That was the bad days for VFX for me :P
ProRes RAW and RED patent
by Oliver Peters 3 days ago
I wonder if the lack of ProRes RAW adoption by camera manufacturers has to do with RED's patents To my knowledge RED holds the patent for recording compressed RAW formats in-camera. I'm not exactly su
Re: ProRes RAW and RED patent
by Eric Santiago 3 days ago
Aaah RED the new Apple Remember Firewire...and Im sure many other patent goodies ;)
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23.98 workflow to 59.94 deliverable for network?
by Steve Parisi 3 months ago
What's the best correct workflow for taking 23.98 4k material through post for network delivery at 59.94. I'm used to being able to send a 23.98 file, and I want to make sure that shooting 23.98 is ok
Re: 23.98 workflow to 59.94 deliverable for network?
by Eric Santiago 3 days ago
I use AME for that and it seems to be legal. Please, someone, tell me if this is wrong.
After Effects wins!
by Eric Santiago 4 weeks ago
A fun read: https: www.provideocoalition.com after-effects-wins-an-academy-sci-tech-award
Re: After Effects wins!
by Eric Santiago 6 days ago
Andreas Kiel "I still have a installer on floppy disk with handwritten labels "for Andreas" ;-)" Lucky! I had a few bad floods here that destroyed software boxes :(
Resolve 16
by David Mathis 2 weeks ago
Just a few more days until the new version comes out! https: www.blackmagicdesign.com
Re: Resolve 16
by Eric Santiago 6 days ago
Mark Suszko "The line I used to use was: Premiere was a dongle people bought so they could use AfterEffects. " Still is for some. It took a while for me to use it as a starter project. I think we all
That pesky warning triangle .... is there a log file ?
by Declan Smith 1 year ago
Occasionally, like most people, I see the yellow warning triangle on my event, but can't find any missing media or anything wrong. It comes and goes. I imported an after effects render asset and added
Re: That pesky warning triangle .... is there a log file ?
by Eric Santiago 7 days ago
I worked on a few doozies (inherited projects) where that error comes up at different times. Even checking the INDEX dont help. Its a ghost in the machine :)
Unexpected performance of Premiere Pro on new PC
by Fernando Ruiz 1 week ago
I just finished assembling a new PC: Mobo: Gibabyte Z390 Aorus Master CPU: Intel i9-9900K (8 CORE, 3.6 GHz (5.0 GHz TURBO), 16 MB CACHE GPU: MSI GeForce RTX 2070, 8 GB Dual Fan (ARMOR) RAM: CORSAIR Ve
Re: Unexpected performance of Premiere Pro on new PC
by Eric Santiago 1 week ago
What is your editable file format Are you editing h264 files or ProRes or DNxHD or...... That is usually the breakdown in most NLEs.
Need Final Cut 7 Access for Legacy Sequences
by Julie Gustafson 1 week ago
I have a number of really important Final Cut 7 legacy sequences that I want to export and import to Premiere Pro. I have been searching high and low for someone with the right computer, operating sys
Re: Need Final Cut 7 Access for Legacy Sequences
by Eric Santiago 1 week ago
What I want to test is if you just send me the FCP XML file and see if I can convert to Premiere. I am hoping that once you get the Premiere file back, you can just try and relink the source files. I
New Media Composer
by Oliver Peters 2 weeks ago
Announced at ACA today. New, overhauled version of Media Composer coming in late May. This will be version 2019.5. Slick, modern UI without losing the essence of what people love about MC. Panel layou
Re: New Media Composer
by Eric Santiago 1 week ago
Thanks, Oliver. Crossing fingers they don't make any stupid changes to dongle licensing. I am on the edge at work with their subscription pricing. Having a hard time keeping Avid with our Adobe FCPX R
Salvos fired at NAB: Apple ProRes RAW vs Blackmagic RAW - Atmos vs Blackmagic Debate
by Craig Seeman 1 week ago
ProRes RAW vs Blackmagic RAW - Interview with Atomos CEO Jeromy Young https: www.youtube.com watch v=L0cexzJLVIs When two tribes go to war. Apple Atmos vs Blackmagic I love a good codec war.
Re: Salvos fired at NAB: Apple ProRes RAW vs Blackmagic RAW - Atmos vs Blackmagic Debate
by Eric Santiago 1 week ago
We are winners on this once both are in the wild. Gotta love options :)
FCPX & Pegasus Issue?
by Ray Sherman 2 weeks ago
Hi, I'm having a problem that I'm hoping that someone could point me in the right direction for correcting. I ll try to keep this as specific as I can. I m fairly new to FCPX 10.4.4 coming from a hist
Re: FCPX & Pegasus Issue?
by Eric Santiago 2 weeks ago
Better safe than sorry and I will always accept stupidity over carelessness. I hope that resolves your space issues. Now if I can only backup my 48TB of crap :(
Avid Media Composer gets slick overhaul
by Oliver Peters 2 weeks ago
Announced at ACA today going into NAB. New, overhauled version of Media Composer coming in late May. This will be version 2019.5. Slick, modern UI without losing the essence of what people love about
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Re: Avid Media Composer gets slick overhaul
by Eric Santiago 2 weeks ago
Wow after all these years. Fixing that GUI was always on my list next to the numerous error options. And maybe they will fix their forum as well :P
How to upgrade Premiere Pro (13.1), and keep the older version using Adobe Creative Cloud App
by Al Davis 2 weeks ago
I see that Adobe is wisely advising Video Editors not to "update and replace" versions of Premiere Pro, but rather install them side buy side, and then insure compatibility with your system and previo
Re: How to upgrade Premiere Pro (13.1), and keep the older version using Adobe Creative Cloud App
by Eric Santiago 2 weeks ago
The arrow beside Manage gives you nothing
Is there a quick way to duplicate the effects rack of one track to another?
by Adi Frank 4 weeks ago
Hi. I have an audio track with several effects on the track. Is there a quick way to duplicate those effects, including their settings, to another track I was looking for something like "duplicate tra
Re: Is there a quick way to duplicate the effects rack of one track to another?
by Eric Santiago 3 weeks ago
I just did a test by adding a few plugins and changed its parameters. I then copied the clip from the sequence. Place another audio clip in the sequence and selected Paste Attributed. The list shows u
Is there any way to seperate a foreground motive via keying?
by Stefan Worc 3 weeks ago
Hi folks, in detail I'm asking for a clip like this: https: www.gettyimages.de video 1056885128 offlinecontent=include&phrase=1056885128&sort=best#license Is it somehow possible to seperate the pullov
Re: Is there any way to seperate a foreground motive via keying?
by Eric Santiago 3 weeks ago
Easily done in Resolve using Qualifier. Try roto in AE.
Exporting list of missing files
by Michael Crochetiere 4 weeks ago
Hello - Long story, but I need to decide if it's worthwhile doing data recovery on the external drive that holds my FCP media. Is there a way to export the list of missing FCP project files to (for ex
Re: Exporting list of missing files
by Eric Santiago 3 weeks ago
Michael Crochetiere "Thanks - I don't know. I'm no expert " Just checked and nothing jumps out at me. But I was using Text Editor. Im sure an XML reader would be best.
After Effects alternative?
by Rob Ainscough 4 weeks ago
Looking for a inexpensive alternative to Adobe After Effects. Any suggestions Cheers, Rob.
Re: After Effects alternative?
by Eric Santiago 4 weeks ago
Mark Whitney "But then, what about all the neat scripts & plugs we've come to love that we mostly found here " Thus "cheap and inexpensive" :)
RAM Preview suddenly will not playback, and composition window gets greyed out or shows up as black
by Hilary Tsai 4 weeks ago
I cleared my AE cache through DaisyDisk, (not sure why this would cause a problem since I've done it before), and suddenly my RAM preview will not playback. If I shift the playhead, it shows whichever
Re: RAM Preview suddenly will not playback, and composition window gets greyed out or shows up as black
by Eric Santiago 4 weeks ago
I too am experiencing a few too many flaws with Mojave but with 2019 AE. I wish I had rolled back to High Sierra. The only fix is to stay with 2018 plus use other workstations with High Sierra.
Copying mask point overtime
by Marie-Christine Laniel 4 weeks ago
Hi there everyone! I have a question that I had ask myself for a long time, and I can't find answer anywhere about this subject. Is there a way that when you're doing masking rotoscoping, you could se
Re: Copying mask point overtime
by Eric Santiago 4 weeks ago
I have never got that to work. Similar to Maya as far as creating blend shapes.
Opening a DaVinci resolve studio project on DaVinci resolve free version. Great workflow idea.
by Michael Lewis 4 weeks ago
Does anybody know if it's possible to open a DaVinci resolve studio project on The DaVinci resolve free version I want to use a workflow where I can just send the project file to the client and screen
Re: Opening a DaVinci resolve studio project on DaVinci resolve free version. Great workflow idea.
by Eric Santiago 4 weeks ago
This should be the norm soon if BMD wants everyone to enjoy Resolve. I know a lot of clients that use the free version and this has come up a few times. I havent had to to deal with it for finishing o
Converting Upres'd 1080 Pro Res footage to 1080i 59.94 DNxHD
by Anthony Vieira 1 month ago
Hi there, I'm working with SD 3 4" Umatic footage that my company captured through a Teranex to 1080 Pro Res. The client needs DNxHD 1920x1080i at 59.94 - and I don't see an option to export out of Pr
Re: Converting Upres'd 1080 Pro Res footage to 1080i 59.94 DNxHD
by Eric Santiago 1 month ago
And do you need the Avid codec for DNxHD HR I'm not sure if that comes with Adobe Premiere. In the past, I've had to download that from the Avid site.
Import vs export video is different
by Zach Johanskn 1 month ago
Hey Guys, I am completely stuck on this. I use a Lumix G7 and edit within Final Cut Pro, what I see and upload to edit looks awesome.. however, when I export it; it seems zoomed in . How do I get what
Re: Import vs export video is different
by Eric Santiago 1 month ago
Native file resolution Export file resolution Need more info.
Any way to get the AE CycoreFXHD plugins to work inside premiere cc 2019
by Dave Rogers 1 month ago
Does anybody know how to get any of the CycoreFXHD plugins included with AE to work inside premiere cc 2019 specifically I am after the ColorNeutralizer effect. I have tried copying the plugin to vari
Re: Any way to get the AE CycoreFXHD plugins to work inside premiere cc 2019
by Eric Santiago 1 month ago
Is it supported Should check with the vendor first.
Resize a sequence without changing the distance between the objects
by michele cazzaniga 1 month ago
Hi, I created a sequence 1920x1080 with a lot of jpg elements (more than 100). Everyone of them has a simple movement with position keyframes. Now I need to enlarge the sequence to 4000x2250 (I need a
Re: Resize a sequence without changing the distance between the objects
by Eric Santiago 1 month ago
Also the issue you are having is the layers anchor point at the keyframe level.
Animated highlights
by James Fielo 1 month ago
Hello Guys, Can someone tell me how can I create similar animated highlights to what you can see in this video from 0:30 I've tried to reproduce it with shape layer, pen tool, trim paths and vegas eff
Re: Animated highlights
by Eric Santiago 1 month ago
Some cases if you have access to the CG part, I would make render passes of specific parts of the model. Save those as mask layers for AE use. Fun stuff :)
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Potential release of GH6?
by Alex Dean 1 month ago
This thread is simply to gauge the knowledge on people here really, but for a bit of context, I am a video producer and editor working in a corporate setting - due to budget constraints I use my own k
Re: Potential release of GH6?
by Eric Santiago 1 month ago
I miss my GH4 I own a RED and man there are days I wish I had my GH4 back. I know the GH5 has a bigger body but don't know much about the tech on it. Is it a rumour that the GH6 is coming Will it be E
How do I composite video within text or a logo?
by David Mills 5 months ago
Hi all, I have a logo graphic in .png format, and I'd like to composite video within that logo. I know it has to be some mask effect or something to do with alpha channels, but I'm more of a beginner
Re: How do I composite video within text or a logo?
by Eric Santiago 1 month ago
So painful to even read these steps Kidding aside, I learned my lesson to keep even the simplest VFX FONT work outside of Avid. And no, I don't like using Boris Other title tools in MC.
After effects crashing
by David LaRock 1 month ago
Hi, I'm working with 4k footage in AE and it seems to be struggling. Every time I try to RAM preview on full it does one or two frames and crashes. I'm using CC 2019 with 64gb RAM +i9 990k and 2080 ti
Re: After effects crashing
by Eric Santiago 1 month ago
Thanks, Walter was that just added to 2019 Its been a while since I needed to downgrade a file. One error I'm getting is that annoying "after effects error internal verification failure" but mine stat
Color Code
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
Is there another way of discerning clips in the sequence I would like the transcoded clips to appear differently than the RAW AMA clips. Its a Sunday I know ;)
Re: Color Code
by Eric Santiago 1 month ago
John Pale "Yes. Hamburger menu at the bottom left of the timeline. " What the Was this always there I guess the move from 8.4 to 2018.xx I didn't check notes :)
Exception: The sequence or one of its source elements is too long to be played
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
I did a search for this error and can't seem to find a fix: Exception: The sequence or one of its source elements is too long to be played. Such an odd one and I am running 2018.10.x on a Mac Pro High
Re: Exception: The sequence or one of its source elements is too long to be played
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
This error is still persistent but does go away. Wish I knew what brings it back since its a time waster when editing with clients :P
More than one image on one object.
by Fri Rieder 2 months ago
I am a novice trying to place two images on the right and left side of a hockey goalie mask. I imported an obj of the mask and I got png's for each side of the graphics. This will be 3d printed in col
Re: More than one image on one object.
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
you will need to make a new texture placement for the other side. best to create the texture in Photoshop so that you can place on the face of the mask without any issues. what you want is possible bu
How do I use a matte from AE?
by Tangier Clarke 2 months ago
Folks I am perplexed having tried variations of alpha settings and transfer modes. Someone built a matte for me to reveal an image or footage in a flip animation. Think of it like literally flipping a
Re: How do I use a matte from AE?
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
Tangier Clarke "make them a compound clip for the matte to work on my third (bottom) layer." Similar to nesting (pre-compose) in After Effects.
Caption Export
by Andreas Kiel 10 months ago
I finally uploaded the new version of X-Title Caption Export I announced two or three weeks ago. It contains some bug fixes and some new features. The most obvious new one is the option to create html
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Re: Caption Export
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
Andreas Kiel "Otherwise for simple test you can always use QT player or a simple HTML5 webpage." Yea I ended uploading it to YouTube for testing.
Do cellphone screens accurately represent what video looks like?
by Duke Sweden 2 months ago
I have a 4K HDTV (Samsung, 43") for a PC monitor, and a 4K Samsung high end tv in my tv room. They're not calibrated (for what I do, it's not necessary), but they're pretty synced to where whatever my
Re: Do cellphone screens accurately represent what video looks like?
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
In addition I could make an audiobook about me reading the whole Resolve manual. And a new version every time it's updated.
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Export embedded subtitles FCPX
by Guylain Doyle 4 months ago
Hi, I've added english closed caption (ITT) on my spanish interviews in fcpx 10.4.3 I want to export a QT movie for a projection on screen. The problem is when I open the file, the subtitles are not e
Re: Export embedded subtitles FCPX
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
Jeremy Garchow "CEA 608 allows embedded the caption in to the file (closed captions)." Thanks again Jeremy!
Okay to use After Effects for Graphic Design?
by Brenden Younan 2 months ago
I am more familiar with After Effects than most other Adobe programs, and only have AE atm. I am okay at motion graphics, however, enjoy more graphic design branding, like what a Art Directer would do
Re: Okay to use After Effects for Graphic Design?
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
Just having the 30K pixel capability entices all graphic designers on my end to use it.
Trouble in FCPX plugin land - motionVFX investigates Pixel Film Studios
by Craig Seeman 6 years ago
How to make money on violating copyrights! http: www.motionvfx.com mblog how_to_make_money_on_violating_copyrights,p2217.html Maybe this says a lot about the economics of FCPX plugins.
Re: Trouble in FCPX plugin land - motionVFX investigates Pixel Film Studios
by Joseph W. Bourke 6 years ago
Satanic Majesty is one of my favorite Stones albums - Brian Jones was at the apex of his creative crazed genius, and my next favorite album, Beggars Banquet, was yet to come. I stopped buying Stones a
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Dpx Round Tripping
by sean pollaro 3 years ago
So new question.. I have a timeline edited from DPX sequences. I need to know what is the the proper way to export the timeline as a flat pass with individual source clip DPX's with handles so that we
Re: Dpx Round Tripping
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
Must be this flu. I was looking in the wrong place :(
Status of FCPX in 2019
by Oliver Peters 3 months ago
Just curious how everyone thinks the world of FCPX is doing this year. We are now in its 8th year since release. Looking at the various sites that have posted customer use stories in the past, things
Re: Status of FCPX in 2019
by Bill Davis 3 months ago
Oliver Peters "Also the FCPX workflow is really dependent on using compound clips. " I actually don t find this true at all. Most of the editors that I know who use a lot of compound clips do so beca
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Rendering for a kiosk
by malcolm DeSoto 3 months ago
This is kind of a weird one. I'm trying to output some simple animation in a .wmv format. I have the spec sheet which says the dimensions should be 1152x864, however; when the file is played on the sc
Re: Rendering for a kiosk
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
I've run into specific digital signage systems that give you the odd pixel sizes. Some I got away with doubling the actual number and their systems auto-filled and felt it was better looking that if I
Animated objects disappearing and appearing randomly when scrubbing
by Maxim Fischer 3 months ago
Hello guys, My problem is that animated objects disappearing and appearing randomly when scrubbing through the timeline. It only happens on two objects with simple rotation and position keyframes. Whe
Re: Animated objects disappearing and appearing randomly when scrubbing
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
Does this occur at all view levels Try toggling through wireframe, blah blah blah... Do a quick render to check if its that. If it isn't, either bite the bullet or maybe save an MA and import to a new
Photo/Video Credits
by Eric Santiago 5 months ago
Working with some folks new to the business and I myself have never worked on credits for docs. How much detail is required for these photo video credits I was going to copy and paste an example but o
Re: Photo/Video Credits
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
Thanks, Isaac, great tip :)
Noob question Re: GH5s and V-Log
by jim galer 4 months ago
I'm researching this camera tha GH5S and have seen a lot about V-Log. My question is regarding exposure. When shooting, do you just expose as you normally would using histogram etc Is there a benefit
Re: Noob question Re: GH5s and V-Log
by Eric Santiago 4 months ago
Bouke Vahl "I'm not going to follow this guy. If the video is 17 minutes and he says it's really easy there is something wrong. It should be clear in 2 minutes then." LOL! that made me laugh I agree
RIG BREAKS when keyed!
by david Rodriguez 4 months ago
Note: I have professional rigging experience so I'm not sure why this is happening. I rigged a stretchy ball last week and worked great during testing. As soon as I started setting keyframes to animat
Re: RIG BREAKS when keyed!
by Eric Santiago 4 months ago
Have you sent to others for testing How about tech support In my head, it seems like you are doubling up something and it's breaking the chain. Sorry, it has been a while and I would have to play with
Crack effect in maya?
by Aj Jackson 4 months ago
Hi all! I'm needing to do a "crack in the ground" effect for a maya project of mine to help simulate an earthquake. Pretty much exactly like the video shown here... https: www.youtube.com watch v=QF2d
Re: Crack effect in maya?
by Eric Santiago 4 months ago
Old school keyframing for me. Back then curve set at 1 with extruding NURBS. Now maybe polylines
Relinking Prores proxies to original R3D files
by Lori Waite 4 months ago
I'm definitley missing something here in Resolve's proxy workflow. I'm setting up a feature project shot in Red RAW, so naturally I will want to edit with proxies. I created Prores LT clips using the
Re: Relinking Prores proxies to original R3D files
by Eric Santiago 4 months ago
The basic would be to import (only) RED RAW into your Media pool and at XML AAF import, deselect "Automatically import media clips into Media Pool ".
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What's the best way to the camera move and zoom in to 80 images in different positions?
by Arthur Martins 4 months ago
I have 80 images scattered in a 2D scene and I wanted the camera to move and zoom in on each of those pictures every 2 seconds. What's the best way to do this
Re: What's the best way to the camera move and zoom in to 80 images in different positions?
by Cassius Marques 4 months ago
You should check out Video Copilot's Sure Target plugin preset. It may give you some automation and some realistic bounciness easiness. But it comes with the hassle of setting it up. But maybe copying
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Issue while Conforming !
by Vishnu Pillai 5 months ago
After the new 15.2 update i am facing a few problem while conforming media.. Currently i am working on a television series and when i import media and conform with offline media some of the clips do n
Re: Issue while Conforming !
by Eric Santiago 5 months ago
Andi Winter "if the reel name is missing, it will just try to connect based on the same tc..." Uggh yea Im gonna dread checking that part. Ive ran into that a few times :P
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