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matt chapman

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July 1st 2013
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Importing footage shot in portrait mode
by matt chapman 4 months ago
EDIT: I think I found the solution. So Initially I linked the media and then transcoded. If I skip that step and don't transcode "linked" media, but rather just straight import out of the source brows
Re: Importing footage shot in portrait mode
by John Pale 4 months ago
There are settings in Frame Flex after you Link to the media to deal with aspect ratio and reformatting. If you choose to import rather than link, change your import settings to Resize Image to Fit Fo
AMA linking not available? - IMPORT QUESTIONS
by matt chapman 4 months ago
Hey guys- Making the jump from Premiere to Avid. Have a bunch of footage for messing around with. A few questions, I've reviewed the (ANCIENT... 2013) "Getting started fast with Avid Media Composer" f
Re: AMA linking not available? - IMPORT QUESTIONS
by matt chapman 4 months ago
You GOT IT!!! Thank you! Now, does anyone know how to easily handle cell phone (1080 x 1920) footage. When I transcoded it to MXF through AVID, it all stretched. And the Frame Flex solution, when I si
Is there a hotkey for Text animators (to pull them up on the timeline) or how do I customize keyboard
by matt chapman 7 months ago
Hi all- I'm working in AE CC2017, I can't update because we have other people on the project using 2017. Where do I assign hotkeys (customize keyboard). Everything I read says it is in the EDIT menu b
Re: Is there a hotkey for Text animators (to pull them up on the timeline) or how do I customize keyboard
by Kevin Camp 7 months ago
matt chapman "Where do I assign hotkeys (customize keyboard). Everything I read says it is in the EDIT menu but I don't see it." if your using cc18 then it's in the edit menu, oder versions have a te
Close gaps on selected events (without rippling the entire timeline?)
by matt chapman 1 year ago
Hey all I'm editing a piece where we need to frequently change the timing of series' of still images. In many cases it would be great to be able to select only the clips in question, reduce the time (
In and Out points in Source Audio clip effect clips on timeline?
by matt chapman 1 year ago
I am doing an edit where I want to use multiple sections of the same (longer) audio clip that was recorded in a booth. When I set an IN and OUT point in the SOURCE window, I then use the DRAG AUDIO ON
Re: In and Out points in Source Audio clip effect clips on timeline?
by Todd Perchert 1 year ago
Are you opening the clip by double-clicking it on the timeline Or from the bin That will happen if you do it from the timeline, because you would essentially be changing the current in out on the clip
Advanced audio capabilities in Premiere CC? (Plug-ins?)
by matt chapman 1 year ago
Hey all- I am not a novice to Premiere Pro at all, but had some questions about its ability to handle some more advanced audio techniques. Is it possilble to group and collapse tracks Ideally, I'd lik
Tiny annoyance
by matt chapman 1 year ago
Hey all- Not sure if this is an easy setting to fix. I have a 2 monitor setup and my main monitor is on the left (OSX). I have my timeline and most everything else on the left, but my video preview is
Search all TIF sequences in a project?
by matt chapman 1 year ago
Hey all- I am compiling a "best of" from around 450 minutes of edit footage (which is mainly TIF sequences). I created one sequence across many projects and used it to consolidate all footage into one
Re: Search all TIF sequences in a project?
by Peter Garaway 1 year ago
Hi Matt, I think you'll be able to get the results you need using search bins in Premiere. Please refer to this help doc https: helpx.adobe.com premiere-pro using finding-assets.html and or https: www
Lag when adjusting scale and position on still images
by matt chapman 1 year ago
Hello- I'm creating a rough animation (storyboard animatic), using the latest version of Premiere CC 2017.1.2 The animatic is around 11 minutes and 550 PNG panels at 1920 x 1080. I am using a decently
Re: Lag when adjusting scale and position on still images
by Mark Whittle 1 year ago
Are your png source files 1920x1080 What size is your sequence and what are your sequence settings Try changing the playback quality from full to half to see if that makes a difference. Sounds odd for
Render only the RED sections on a timeline
by matt chapman 1 year ago
Hey all- we are working off of a network NAS and often we have to jump from machine to machine to watch various timelines. Inevitably, if there is an AE comp in the timeline the preview of that compos
Re: Render only the RED sections on a timeline
by matt chapman 1 year ago
Thanks Yair! Does it also render the Yellow bars If that's the case then its no help as all of the timeline is YELLOW.. EDIT: It works. So simple. I feel silly. Chapman
Any tips to make this effect?
by matt chapman 1 year ago
Hey all- I'm half way through trying to re-create this effect, as I have a pre-rendered version of it from a client but it is not long enough to cover the time I need (and looks bad slowed down). http
Re: Any tips to make this effect?
by matt chapman 1 year ago
What about the edge bending Is there any type of Distortion whereby only the edge of the screen will bend
NAS or local?
by matt chapman 2 years ago
I am setting up post production for a larger production that I am used to, and will have up to three editing stations. Mostly we will work in Adobe Premiere, on the Windows or Mac side. All the workst
Re: NAS or local?
by matt chapman 2 years ago
Nathaniel- this was very very helpful. I will bring you guys up at our next meeting. The company I work for is a decently sized one, so I don't think we will need to go DIY-route. I will keep you info
After Effects Error: file damaged.
by Ahmed Ashraf 3 years ago
I was working on a new project and almost done, i pressed save and while AE was loading the power went out for 1 min. Now when i open the project i get the following errors: AE error: file damaged (33
Re: After Effects Error: file damaged.
by matt chapman 3 years ago
well, it was 24 hours of the computer being on and after effects running. I had an overnight render. I do sleep, sometimes (I think!) ;-) I have learned my lesson on AE "best practice" workflow. Lucki
Wheres auto keyframe now? (CC 2015)
by matt chapman 3 years ago
They moved "Enable Auto Keyframe" again In 2014 it was in the options within the timeline, but I can't find those now. anyone know chap
Re: Wheres auto keyframe now? (CC 2015)
by matt chapman 3 years ago
UM... where did my Timeline Panel menu go that's what is apparently missing... timeline.jpg Can't see it anywhere on there!
Increase the amount of used RAM on the Mac side?
by matt chapman 3 years ago
Hey guys, I am working a big AE project, and have one machine with Windows 8.1 installed on it and one machine with OSX Yosemite. They are identical machines (Mac Cylinders ... one has Boot Camp using
Re: Increase the amount of used RAM on the Mac side?
by matt chapman 3 years ago
I don't see any settings for "Multiprocessor", but here are the memory settings from the Cylinder running BootCamp and Windows 8.1 windowssettings.jpg This machine is the only one that renders the fil
Can you record footage and live key with a DSLR?
by matt chapman 3 years ago
Looking to shoot a bunch of short videos for a charity program, and we want to be able to put the subjects in various locations on-the-fly. How could I do a live key with a DSLR, is it possible Actual
Re: Can you record footage and live key with a DSLR?
by Ryan Holmes 3 years ago
You'd just need a video switcher with live key capability that can accept a HDMI input from the DSLR. The other problem, though, is that a Canon 60D doesn't output a clean HDMI feed. The 60D HDMI outp
How do I load "Offline media" from a friend's timeline
by matt chapman 4 years ago
Hey y'all! I have a friend whom I am trying to help out with on an edit that they have. They performed the first edit in AVID and brought it to me. I have not used Media Composer too much but have the
Re: How do I load "Offline media" from a friend's timeline
by matt chapman 4 years ago
I think one problem we are running into is that the media is MXF, and I think they used pluralEyes or something like it to sync the media (which I don't have). Thus the media all shows "Synced". I can
Use Arri Alexa footage on WIndows?
by matt chapman 4 years ago
Hello- I have been asked to rescue an edit from a hapless production company that shot all of its footage on an Arri Alexa camera. They then gave me an edit XML with only RAW footage. Is there anyway
Re: Use Arri Alexa footage on WIndows?
by gary adcock 4 years ago
matt chapman "Is there anyway to convert the footage for us in Windows" Arri raw files can be read directly inside of adobe premiere on either platform. Gluetools.com does make the only AMA plugin to
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