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FCP X 10.4.7 is out
by Neil Sadwelkar 2 weeks ago
FCP X 10.4.7 is out https: support.apple.com en-in HT201237 ----------------------------------- Neil Sadwelkar neilsadwelkar.blogspot.com twitter: fcpguru FCP Editor, Edit systems consultant Mumbai In
Re: FCP X 10.4.7 is out
by Eric Santiago 18 hours ago
Oliver Peters "they tend to get carried away " Really, this rarely happens...LOL!
Michael Cioni + frame io
by Eric Santiago 1 week ago
http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 2216-michael-cioni-joins-frame-io-as-svp-of-global-innovation Met him at NAB 2011. Super nice and helpful.
Re: Michael Cioni + frame io
by Eric Santiago 4 days ago
Oliver Peters "I think that's more marketing than anything else. Depends on whether you mean for workflow or simply review & approval and or delivery." I've had great success on two features with fra
Export settings in Premiere Pro.
by sandra ciampone 5 days ago
Hello everyone. I have a 120 minute time line to export in Premeire Pro. What are the best export settings to keep the final film size under a Gb but also keep the video in good quality If I use h264
Re: Export settings in Premiere Pro.
by Eric Santiago 4 days ago
Easy sharing What platform are you using That's where it fails most of the time. I've seen feature-length films as large as 8GB in HD online with no step-down issues. In this day of age, file size isn
Move Up to Mojave and FCPX 10.4.7?
by Ken Bennett 1 week ago
I m running macOS High Sierra on my late 2013 iMac 27" and FCPX 10.4.6. I also run M$ Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Suite 6.6. What am I looking at for upgrading to Mojave 10.14.6 and FCPX 10.4.7
Re: Move Up to Mojave and FCPX 10.4.7?
by Eric Santiago 1 week ago
If you find out how to update to Mojave from High Sierra please share. I can't find any link that will allow me to do that to date.
Rotation problem with 2 CCspheres
by Pierre Dubois 1 week ago
Hello! I'm trying to make a pac-man head with sticky tooth with 2 CC spheres (head and jaw). But I can't find a way to open its jaw properly when I turn the head (thanks rotation order). Head rotation
Re: Rotation problem with 2 CCspheres
by Eric Santiago 1 week ago
hey thats pretty cool. never had to do something like that. are both CC attached to a null for master transformation It seems like that's the issue. sorry my angle on that is from years of Maya.
Illustrator layers off by 1 pixel
by Jeff Hinkle 2 weeks ago
This is driving me nuts. I'm working on a 3D box. Should be simple. Set it all up in Illustrator, set my sizes to round numbers to make the math easy, saved to AI, imported into AE as Composition-Reta
Re: Illustrator layers off by 1 pixel
by Eric Santiago 1 week ago
Have you tried exporting as an EPS I wonder if there is a choke or bleed bug going on.
SRT file not complete in Premiere
by Angharad Overton 2 weeks ago
Hello CC people, A film was sent to an external company for subtitling. They have sent back .SRT files. When I opened it in PP it came out very short, with only 4 of 70 captions showing. I tried conve
Re: SRT file not complete in Premiere
by Eric Santiago 2 weeks ago
Do you have another NLE to test this on
Thin white lines in after effects on eps
by Fabrice Studer 3 weeks ago
Hey, I'm working in after effects and when i import this eps, i get these very thin white lines. Here's a screenshot of a white line 13766_whitelines.jpg.zip thx for help -fabrice
Re: Thin white lines in after effects on eps
by Eric Santiago 3 weeks ago
I've seen this in poor logo design. I also experience this with so-called EPS vectors but turns out to be a pixel graphic embedded POS but doubt thats it.
New FCPX Next week?
by Steve Connor 3 weeks ago
Just speculating, but I've been running the latest beta of Catalina and FCPX runs fine but is certainly a little buggier than before, hopefully if Catalina comes out next week we'll see an update to F
Re: New FCPX Next week?
by Eric Santiago 3 weeks ago
Maybe time it with MacPro release
Media Composer users that have tried Premiere Pro or use both
by Kenneth Maultsby 3 weeks ago
I am just looking to get some feedback. First off, I am not a professional, just a hobbies that do family event travel, etc. I have Demo both packages for 4K workflow each have the strength and weakne
Re: Media Composer users that have tried Premiere Pro or use both
by Eric Santiago 3 weeks ago
Kenneth Maultsby "For some reason, my computer is having difficulty with Resolve on 4K footage. " Now, that's a different issue. My experience with Resolve on the PC is on same HP Z840. I have never
Camera movement issues
by Nick Bruzek 3 weeks ago
I am working on a map project and have created an animated line that goes from the different spots on the map (I used the pen tool on a shape layer with no fill so I could animate it with trim paths)
Re: Camera movement issues
by Eric Santiago 3 weeks ago
Can you explain what "stays in place" mean Are you using linear keys or....
laptop for Resolve - PC or Mac
by Bob Cole 4 weeks ago
I am looking, once again, to upgrade my editing laptop. Does anyone have real-world experience with a fast, capable, reliable laptop computer for Resolve Mac or PC - doesn't matter. Budget is probably
Re: laptop for Resolve - PC or Mac
by Eric Santiago 4 weeks ago
From my experience most fo the bottleneck in speed is your storage device. I am not sure how PCs fair as far as mobiles go but I've had great luck for the longest time with my 2008 Uni MBP. Now, of co
Waveforms going Red
by Chad Greene 1 month ago
I am curious if anyone has seen this problem. We keep having trouble with FCPX loosing waveforms. We open our libraries and see yellow warning icons on all the footage. The footage is online, we can p
Re: Waveforms going Red
by Eric Santiago 1 month ago
Just for the heck of it, can you switch to a different resolution in the viewer Like from Optimized to Proxy. I've had this issue and it was worse cause some files were there and others were. So I had
Rendering 4K ProRes 4444 with alpha?
by Dan North 1 month ago
I'm need to render a in 4K and need to render with alpha, but have some issue that seems to cause trouble: I have a bunch of layers in After Effects that has my whole scene. A Foreground(consists of s
Re: Rendering 4K ProRes 4444 with alpha?
by Eric Santiago 1 month ago
In this 4K or HD is irrelevant unless its an issue with playback. You will need to render out each set with an alpha (if required) period. Would love to know if there is a script for using a solid or
is it safe to upgrade to Mojave?
by Tom Adams 1 month ago
Just thought I would check here to see if people are happy with Mojave and whether or not it is compatible with the most recent version of Adobe premiere CC. I've heard of some incompatibility but won
Re: is it safe to upgrade to Mojave?
by Eric Santiago 1 month ago
Finally updated my main nMP at home. So far so good. However dark mode isnt doing well with my farsight issue :(
Avid wont export
by Aaron Silva 1 month ago
Working with Avid on a new computer, and I've never exported on this machine before today. Selected my in and out, selected the project, then went file output Export to file, just like I've always don
Re: Avid wont export
by Eric Santiago 1 month ago
Check your Export settings in main prefs (sorry I forgot the actual name). We had this issue even with legacy where the damn thing gets stuck at one option period :P
Lucifer Morningstar demon face and eye workflow
by sarp arapoğlu 1 month ago
Guys I want to make a video of me with the demon eye and (especially) zooming in and out face of lucifer morningstar https: www.youtube.com watch v=KkuBbIxUAT4 here is an example Can someone teach me
Re: Lucifer Morningstar demon face and eye workflow
by Eric Santiago 1 month ago
Well, now you need to have the replacement layer. In some cases that could be CG or another VFX plate. If its static then an image will do.
Import issue of Apple Prores 4444 into Premiere Pro CC 13.1.4
by Esther Casas 2 months ago
Hi all! I am having issues importing footage into Premiere Pro CC 13.1.4 Build 2 (2019 edition), on a Mac Pro (OS Mojave) operating system. The footage is formated as Apple Prores 4444 (2048 x 1152 an
Re: Import issue of Apple Prores 4444 into Premiere Pro CC 13.1.4
by Eric Santiago 1 month ago
I can see this being an issue with Mojave but if everyone is using High Sierra then the export app is the culprit. Sorry, my experiences with Toonboom (or similar) I lean towards sequential files for
Newbie not newbie getting back into MC
by Kenneth Maultsby 1 month ago
Hello all after using other Editing systems on and off I am returning back to MC. The reason is after transcoding I am not experiencing any issues with media have files going offline etc. MC is just s
Re: Newbie not newbie getting back into MC
by Eric Santiago 1 month ago
Kenneth Maultsby " Number 4 It is NewBlu which I guest you get everything titling composite transitions pack." Past main editor wanted that title tool so bad he didnt mind paying over 2K (CAD) for it
Where to look
by Brian Mills 1 month ago
Hey all I am needing to replicate this look. I am having trouble coming up with the chevrons and the pulsating colors on the outer parts of the video. What techniques or filters should I be working wi
Re: Where to look
by Eric Santiago 1 month ago
Thanks, Brian. Cassius is close to what your needs are. Its a lot of different precomps and honestly you might even make it your own with a little bit of tinkering.
mocha tracking
by Michael Lewy 1 month ago
I am trying to use mocha to track a face to add a monster like skin. I am having trouble as the track seems to move. If I use corner pin data the track does not seem to line up with the image I am try
Re: mocha tracking
by Eric Santiago 1 month ago
Is the reference footage that treatment Might be too much going on for Mocha to track. I was playing with something similar and Mochar works best if there are solid with contrast pixels to track.
Synology NAS w Apple File Sharing
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
Tried the Synology support route on this and all I get is that its Apple's fault. When using the Finder in High Sierra (nMP) we tend to crash it when doing a search on the NAS server. The crash isn't
Re: Synology NAS w Apple File Sharing
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
Thanks, Doug for your reply. There was some movement to this but I haven't had a chance to tackle it. They sent me a 12-page reply and hoping to find time to read it. Model: RS2416+ DSM: 6.1.5-15254 U
Copy Utility
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
Here is my scenario. I have to move 24TB of RAW film footage from one point to another. The issue I have is I can babysit the copy process and the facility has problems with power outages. Is there an
Re: Copy Utility
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
Thanks, John that might work :)
Seeking Movie Colorist - Some Questions
by joe zabrosky 2 months ago
Hello, Finishing a feature, seeking theatrical or television distribution and looking for a good colorist. Strategy was to query film schools in area Michigan - U of M, and CCS. Since i know very litt
Re: Seeking Movie Colorist - Some Questions
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
Talk to the DOP and see if they have a good working relationship with one. And yes, look at their body of work.
FCPX & Resolve
by Mark Smith 2 months ago
I m being led down the path to Resolve having purchased the Resolve gateway drug, BMPC 4K pocket cam. Love the camera, it punches way above it weight picture wise but I m sort of stuck using resolve t
Re: FCPX & Resolve
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
Damn kids, you are all getting lazy Man, I remember when you had to add other crazy workflows like MPEG STREAMCLIP. As much as I love using Resolve, I would rather it as a conduit to FCPX. Works great
FCP 7 to FCPX
by Greg Ball 2 months ago
I have a client looking for a project that we created 7 years ago. I think that FXP7toX is probably the way to go, however I have a different situation: I have FCP7.03 on a different start up drive on
Re: FCP 7 to FCPX
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
The older FCP7 files are simple doc and resources. However, you will need to use a utility to convert that doc to an XML for FCPX. Sorry, I forgot the name of the app.
Compressor, FCPX, and EVA1 footage
by Oliver Peters 2 months ago
It appears that Panasonic EVA1 footage is not compatible with Compressor, even though I can open and use these files in FCPX (also Premiere, Media Composer, and Resolve). In Compressor the screen is j
Re: Compressor, FCPX, and EVA1 footage
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
What version Compressor I know the footage works fine in FCPX 10.4.3.
I have a question about converting 23.976 fps into 24.
by ryan elder 2 months ago
I am making a DCP of a short film of mine for festivals. I was told to convert it to 24 fps for the DCP. I did some reading on how to do that, and I was told that I would need to convert the audio fro
Re: I have a question about converting 23.976 fps into 24.
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
I've had success letting AME do the conversion for me. But mostly from 23.976 to 24. Files are sent to a facility for DCP export. And yes you have to add the audio. I've done this for features as well
Replacing 1080p proxies with Red footage - every shot moves 1 from out of sync.
by Lawrence Ruby 2 months ago
Hi, thanks for reading! I'm editing a feature and have reached picture lock, I am now replacing 1080p proxies with R3d files (.RDC) and every shot in the film is moving 1 frame out of sync, despite th
Re: Replacing 1080p proxies with Red footage - every shot moves 1 from out of sync.
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
You are def mixing frames by accident someplace.
RED footage and Exporting color accurate EXRs
by Jack Chavez 2 months ago
Okay, here's the big picture. I'm overseeing a project that was shot with a RED WEAPON (image pipeline IPP2, RedWideGamutRGB, Log3G10). It's being edited in Premiere Pro. The typical pipeline at this
Re: RED footage and Exporting color accurate EXRs
by Zachary Kinney 2 months ago
Yes, doing VFX work on top of a final grade is a bad idea. Have you tried setting the AE project Working Space to none, and 32bpc Then when you bring in your EXRs and R3D, preserve their RGBs. You'll
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Moving a project from Mac to PC
by Kat Gomez 2 months ago
Hi, I was wondering if anyone could help me with this. I have a PP project on an external disc, created on a Mac and, when moved to PP on a PC, the edits done on the timeline on Mac, are all over the
Re: Moving a project from Mac to PC
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
I cross-platform all projects from shorts to features and have never experienced clips moving in the sequence. The only thing I can think of is the reference point is mixed up but that would mean you
Audio Sync Workflow
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
I'm having a great time syncing RED clips with audio of late... Yea I'm somewhat being sarcastic here especially since this is a 19-day shoot with two cameras :P Long story short, the audio crew faile
Re: Audio Sync Workflow
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
Wow, great workflow tips! Thanks, Joe, I hope to use these tips soon :)
Default transition duration
by Greg Ball 2 months ago
This may be a stupid question but how do I change the default transition (Dissolve) from 1 second to 20 frames It looks like 1:00 is shortest length in preferences. Thanks. Greg Ball, President Ball M
Re: Default transition duration
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
They should have named presets. Example, Bruckheimer, Malick, and the ever so popular Lucas ;)
"Unable to add new file system mount" to access footage from my External Hard Drive in Resolve:
by jabbar thomas 3 months ago
Hi Folks, Thanks for the respondents to my last post of coloring footage in 6K and 4K on my lowly MacBook with 2.3 GHz i7 and 8GB of RAM Mid-2012. I eventually got it done after many, many pauses wait
Re: "Unable to add new file system mount" to access footage from my External Hard Drive in Resolve:
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
Can you create a temp XML from FCPX PPro then import as TIMELINE in RESOLVE Curious to see if the files show up in MEDIAPOOL.
Ultrastudio 4K not recognised by Premiere or After Effects
by Tom Sefton 3 months ago
Hi Imac Pro 10 core, 128GB RAM, Radeon 64, Premiere 13.1.4 Ultrastudio 4k connected via thunderbolt 2 3 Blackmagic drivers up to date Ultrastudio works fine in Resolve and FCPX Nothing from Premiere..
Re: Ultrastudio 4K not recognised by Premiere or After Effects
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
Tom Sefton "I can t do that as then it stops working with resolve and fcpx. Looks like another project I can gleefully move away from adobe." Uggh yea I try to stick with versions on my nMP that work
How to make silent film text cards in FCP X?
by Noam Osband 3 months ago
I have some clips I want to look like silent film in FCP X. I know how to reduce saturation and add noise to make the action clips look like silent film.....but I want some text cards too. I'd love to
Re: How to make silent film text cards in FCP X?
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
Do you mean subtitles A few good options for that but if you want it to look authentic, you need to create that.
Maya 2019 Crashing on Mac OS
by Lillian Young 3 months ago
I have been using Maya since around the year 2000 on Windows then a Mac. I have heard the claims of stability on Windows and crashing on Mac, but I never experienced that so I thought it was coming fr
Re: Maya 2019 Crashing on Mac OS
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
I used it on my Mac (same specs are yours) from 2016 to 2019. I do a lot of Arnold renders on it but not so much Dynamics. I do most of the grunt work on an HP Z240 840. Have you tried un-install and
Projecting a swimming pool onto a pool table
by Max Monty 3 months ago
So I tried a test in photoshop with pictures and it was super easy, and I thought looked decent. On the pool shot, I took a sharpie over my screen (over plastic) and lined up the swimming pool lines a
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Re: Projecting a swimming pool onto a pool table
by Richard Garabedain 3 months ago
this would be like 1 step in mocah...just draw the box once...make sure its alighned for the whole video then it will make the corner pins for you automatically
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Avid to Adobe Media Encoder Workflow
by Greg Monson 11 months ago
I had a rude awakening today when I upgraded my Adobe CC suite and discovered that Adobe is no longer supporting any .mov files. I'm wondering what people are doing to get around this. I use QT Refere
Re: Avid to Adobe Media Encoder Workflow
by Eric Santiago 4 months ago
Brent Marginet "I haven't made the move to 2019 because everyone seems to be complaining that it's really buggy." And still is :P I have it installed but I made sure that the flow from AE PPro to AME
Problems when conforming in Davinci from an Avid aaf
by Eirik Nicolai Heim 4 months ago
Hi, I am about to grade a 10 episode 20 minutes tv-series shot on a Red Epic W. I have the same camera myself and been grading it a lot, and also been sending XMLs aafs between Premiere FCP to Davinci
Re: Problems when conforming in Davinci from an Avid aaf
by Eric Santiago 4 months ago
Pat Horridge helped me out on this. Sorry, I'm trying to find the post but it has to do with TapeNames.
GH4 10bit 1080p25 or 1080p50
by Craig Ricker 5 years ago
Can anyone with this camera confirm that you do not get a true progressive 10bit signal out from this camera in 25p or 50p at 1080. Atomos is saying that it will put out a 50i signal when set to 25p.
Re: GH4 10bit 1080p25 or 1080p50
by Eric Santiago 4 months ago
Henry Cooper "Trying to wrap my head around whether this means the camera now outputs FullHD progressive and the Atomos recorder will be able to match what the camera outputs." I had a GH4 with an At
resolutions (4:3)
by Justin Murphy 4 months ago
I'm trying to export an animation that I made frame by frame in an 1920 x 1440 resolution however when doing so DaVinci does not give me an option for 4:3 standard definition so it comes out very ugly
Re: resolutions (4:3)
by Eric Santiago 4 months ago
In some cases, use a different app for final export. I've had to work in an un-uniformed scale format for days before going back to its target format. Most of the time I use After Effects for that. I
Media Composer 2019
by Oliver Peters 4 months ago
2 days away. A little background: http: www.avidblogs.com for-the-makers-how-you-helped-us-create-media-composer-2019 - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: Media Composer 2019
by Eric Santiago 4 months ago
Shane Ross "What is a 4 to 1 project ratio " Sorry, 4 to 1 meaning we get maybe 4 projects using Premiere compared to 1 (if lucky) with Avid. And it's not the Sub its the overall cost. Enterprise Ado
Apple dropping codec support...repercussions
by Shane Ross 4 months ago
So, Apple in it's infinite and ever-forward thinking wisdom, dropped support for many many legacy codecs. The excuse was that they weren't 64 bit compatible and they are moving to all 64-bit processin
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Re: Apple dropping codec support...repercussions
by Bill Davis 4 months ago
But, Shane, this is NOT an Apple thing and it's not even an actual codec issue, per se. It's a OS issue. If you need to access EVERYTHING you've ever shot, you have two utterly simple options. First,
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Learning Resolve 16.
by Harry Bromley-Davenport 5 months ago
Dear Happy Editors, Could someone please recommend an online course for learning DaVinci Resolve (16) I've just started on it and it's clear that I need help. Not a beginner to NLEs here but a beginne
Re: Learning Resolve 16.
by Eric Santiago 5 months ago
Its still in beta right I am sure anything from v15 will get you moving.
Sync footage with no audio to audio track
by Brent Griffin 5 months ago
Hey, I'm making a music video, and I have 4 camera angles with slates with no audio (80s production cameras) and i'm trying to line up the audio with the backing track to make compound clips and make
Re: Sync footage with no audio to audio track
by Joe Marler 5 months ago
Brent Griffin "I have 4 camera angles with slates with no audio... FCPX doesn't do 'tracks' so to speak. So in parts where camera 3 has no footage, camera 4s footage drops down to 3s track, which is
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Eric Santiago liked this 5 months ago
Rec709 options
by Eric Santiago 5 months ago
Just got a request to provide Rec709 footage for a future shoot with the Panasonic EVA1. Something I thought I would never need to do. Any tips on this
Importing resolution guide???
by Warren Marshall 5 months ago
I'm guys (and gals), I new to Avid MC and wondering (hoping like hell) if there is a 'simple' guide for importing new media. A best practice guide with the most commonly used Avid resolutions for diff
Re: Importing resolution guide???
by Eric Santiago 5 months ago
Michael Phillips "I wish we could select DNxHR in a 720 1080 project!" Since I live in the Mac side mostly, I am so glad ProRes has more options :)
New NEAT Video V5 for Resolve
by Sascha Engel 5 months ago
Hi, Anybody also purchased already NEAT V5 for Resolve (New version specially made for DaVinci, not the OFX plug in) I am having awful experience with it: It does a much much worse job than the OFX V4
Re: New NEAT Video V5 for Resolve
by Eric Santiago 5 months ago
Marc Wielage "Sascha, I'm confused. In the first message, you said the new Neat Video NR is bad. In this message you say it's "amazing." Which is it Does the new version for Resolve work well or not
Turning show mask on/off
by Ben Edwards 6 years ago
I must of pressed a key by accident and now rather than seing the footage I see a grey area showing where the mask is selected. How do I tun this off, google and manual have not helped. Ben -- Ben Edw
Re: Turning show mask on/off
by Eric Santiago 5 months ago
Marc Wielage "For me, the only way I can use Resolve is with a 3-button wired optical mouse." Marc, which one do you fancy I had to retire my SGI mouse and tolerate the MS Intellimouse. I miss not ha
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