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Identifying corrupt clips on import
by jim bachalo in the DaVinci Resolve Forum
Is there a way to easily determine which clips are corrupt and cause Resolve to crash immediately on XML import? Does Resolve aways generate a crash log, and if so, where can it be found? You should follow me on Twitter here . My latest work...

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Embed a File into Multiple Files at Once?
by Kevin Camin in the Adobe Photoshop Forum
Hi, I'd like to embed a .PSD file into multiple .PSD files in one 'm opstroke inside PS CC. Is there a way to do this? I'm working on a set of products that get the same screen and the screen is a separate file. Best case scenario is that...

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Re: what happened to those grey grabby bars that let you move your view around when zoomed in comp window?
by keith mann in the Adobe After Effects basics Forum
its been over 10 years since my on-line editor days, and man, I miss you guys. Still what the 'net used to be. Many thanks....

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Re: Nikon D7100 video choppy.
by Steve Crow in the DSLR Video Forum
Oh, are you using storage cards that are rated fast enough to handle 1080p video? I use Transcend cards that are Class 6 but I know many people are only happy with the faster Class 10 cards. I use a Canon but you might research what cards are recommended for...

51 minutes ago   read more
Re: Heavy Vertical Black Barcode Lines on thumbnail and images in Da Vinci Resolve 11 Lite
by Abraham Kim in the DaVinci Resolve Forum
Hey thanks for the reply! I have a 8gb ram with an AMD 3550 video card with 1TB hard drive...

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Re: Uninstall to upgrade?
by Oliver Peters in the AVID Forum
[Stacy Lincoln] "Exactly how do you deactivate?" You can deactivate from within MC. It's under the Special menu. You can also do it from the License Manager application. [Stacy Lincoln] "AVID made this so difficult. All other software just updates." Well, it's not ideal, but usually this is documented in...

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Music Animation We've Done For Bands
by Ben Reins in the Stop-Motion Animation Forum
A showcase of simple music band videos we've done for others. We can also do more advanced concept videos and even create characters of band members modeled after pictures of them. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6inGr8bY8o Check us out: YOUTUBE - http://www.youtube.com/superdaddytv HUBPAGES - http://terrektwo.hubpages.com...

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Re: Davinci Resolve Lite 9 Download
by Michael Gissing in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Wrong forum but if you have the latest version of FCPX then only the latest version 10 or beta 11 Resolve will read the xml. If it isn't then you must be on an older version of X if it works with 9. 10 and now beta 11 are much...

2 hours ago   read more
VFX Coordinator
by Jasmine Scott in the JOBS Offered - Higher Pay Forum
• Keeping shot status, reports, and aiding with artist's targets • Setting and tracking the weekly tasks with VFX Supervisor and Producer. • Communicating with clients on scheduling, arranging spotting, reference material, editorial support, etc. • Keeping the team updated with notes related to shot elements, client notes, shot changes,...

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Service: aShaker Web Solutions
by Ahmed Shaker in the COW - Services Forum
Dubai Dubai, United Arab Emirates Web aShaker Web Solutions Web Design and Development Over ten years of experience in the web and the digital media industry in Dubai, I have held many positions in different leading companies, which have made me achieving successful results in challenging and rewarding roles where...

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Re: What is this effect called?
by John Rofrano in the Sony Vegas basics Forum
Try the Sony Deform FX. Set the Amount to 1.000, the Curve Top to -0.100 and the Curve Bottom to 0.100 and adjust to taste. ~jr www.johnrofrano.com www.vasst.com...

2 hours ago   read more
live vision switching
by Timothy Buckland in the Blackmagic Design Forum
basically i am trying to record a 2 camera (hopefully a 3rd output coming from a powerpoint from a pc) event, with a live a signal going from the SD cameras through a BNC cable into Avid Media Composer where i can hopefully do live switching in Aivd while i...

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Re: Sony Vegas Pro 12: Video is distorted after render?
by John Rofrano in the Sony Vegas Forum
[Steve Rhoden] "You are up scaling your content as Graham pointed out, it's not gonna look good!" Not only that, but your source is not 16:9 but your output is 16:9 so you are going to get distortion from the resize as well. I would make your project 1365 x...

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Re: The tabs are missed?
by Steve Rhoden in the Sony Vegas Forum
Then try go to Windows Layout and select Default Layout ! Steve Rhoden (Cow Leader) Film Maker & VFX Artist. Owner of Filmex Creative Media. Samples of my Work and Company can be seen here: http://www.facebook.com/FilmexCreativeMedia...

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Service: 1974 Films
by Fred Louradour in the COW - Services Forum
oppenau Baden-Wurtemberg, Germany Cinematography Photography Film 1974 Films Director of Photography Photographic Services Film Editing Talented filmmaker and photographer driven by a strong attention to details and keen eye for the best images. Intuitive in challenging situation. Fast decision maker, avant-gardist and visionary, with 8 years experience in micro-documentaries, portraits,...

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Re: Turn down volume of audio tracks---IN THE SOURCE MONITOR !!!
by Mike Throck in the Adobe Premiere Pro basics Forum
I appreciate your looking into it. Thanks for your help....

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Re: The tabs are missed?
by John Rofrano in the Sony Vegas Forum
Try View | Windows Layouts | Default Layout (Ctrl+D, D) ~jr www.johnrofrano.com www.vasst.com...

2 hours ago   read more
Re: Picture Foreground/Background Crop
by John Rofrano in the Sony Vegas Forum
[Ryan Koala] "How would I do this with a photo? It's essentially like what I'd typically do with a green screen with a person lets say in the foreground, while a video or picture of my choice is in the background. But how does one then make a picture the...

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Re: Nikon D7100 video choppy.
by Steve Crow in the DSLR Video Forum
Well Javier your computer setup is more than adequate :-) I just did a quick scan of the Google and it turned up quite a few complaints with the Nikon D7100 series and jittery video. I haven't read of a solution. I do find it interesting that in your case...

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Re: Nikon D7100 video choppy.
by Javier Lopez in the DSLR Video Forum
Hello Steve, First I greatly appreciate your time, I did use the Avid DNxHD codec, I use a MacPro 8 core 3.0 with 20GB of ram to edit with Media Composer, the video on the camera and the computer looks the same, I have not tried lowering the nitrate and...

2 hours ago   read more
Re: Renting Furniture
by Florian Sepp in the Adobe Creative Cloud: The Debate Forum
I didn't upgrade every circle. but round about every second version. the first versions of adobe i have in my shelf are V3 (not CS) then V5 and so on ... till cs 2, 5, 6 so they made some pennies with me. for v2014 i would have given them...

2 hours ago   read more
Re: Trouble renaming video tracks
by Pat Horridge in the AVID Forum
Sadly the track renaming was a bolt on addition that never really integrated properly so as you've found they don't appear in all the correct places. As said best to keep the original track number and just add a descriptive addition. Pat Horridge Technical Director, Trainer, Avid Certified Instructor Free...

2 hours ago   read more
Re: Duplicating a clip causes their grades to be synced
by Eric Johnson in the DaVinci Resolve Forum
If you look in the manual RE: remote/local grades, I believe you will find your answer. Also, look into parallel/layer nodes and the key mixer, pretty sure you can do what you're trying to do in one node tree. eric b johnson online editor | colorist | workflow http://vimeo.com/ebjohnson/colorreel...

3 hours ago   read more
Re: video skipping
by Shane Ross in the Apple Color Forum
Quite normal. Color isn't really meant to be used for real time playback...there is no audio. You just play to get a feel for the footage...is the Color looking right. Shane Little Frog Post Read my blog, Little Frog in High Def...

3 hours ago   read more
Re: Nikon D7100 video choppy.
by Steve Crow in the DSLR Video Forum
Well the first thing I would try is converting the video file from its native H.264 compression format to ProRes if you are on Mac or something like DNxHD if you are a PC user. Even fairly powerful laptops can play back H.264 with quite a lot of jitter but...

3 hours ago   read more
Re: Yellow background appears in PNG transparency
by Jon Kozenko in the Boris FX Forum
Tom, Are you using the 64-bit version of RED 5, or are you using RED as a 32-bit program? In addition, which exact version of RED are you using, and what OS are you on? Lastly, do you think you can send me a copy of one of these PNG...

3 hours ago   read more
Re: Showreel for hand model Richard Beaumont
by Mike Abbott in the COW - Videos Forum
Made me hungry - in exquisite detail. Great Job - thanks......

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Re: Best PC editing laptop
by Ryan Holmes in the Adobe Creative Cloud: The Debate Forum
[mike albertini] "Any feedback on this laptop or suggestions of alternatives would be much appreciated." Take a look at Adobe's System Requirements: http://helpx.adobe.com/premiere-pro/system-requirements.html The GPU in that laptop (Nvidia GT 740M) is not on the list of Certified GPU's from Adobe. That doesn't mean it won't work, but it could...

3 hours ago   read more
Re: Copy Burn-In to all clips
by Andrew Rice in the Assimilate Scratch Forum
Anybody out there? Andrew Rice Kenai Productions www.kenaiproductions.com...

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Nikon D7100 video choppy.
by Javier Lopez in the DSLR Video Forum
Hello gentleman, I just recorded a video with my D7100, but after trying all the movie settings and recommended shutter, iso and aperture settings for 24p, 30p and 60i the video is very choppy, stutters. The iso settings I use is 100 or 200 the most, for 24p the shutter...

3 hours ago   read more
Video Editor
by Jose Cano in the JOBS Offered - Higher Pay Forum
Hi there, We are currently looking for 2 editors. -It must be located in miami area -It must speak english & Spanish -It must have at least 3years of experience...

3 hours ago   read more
Re: The tabs are missed?
by Mostafa Sayed in the Sony Vegas Forum
It doesn't work too...

3 hours ago   read more
Blog: 10Gb and SMB3 really rocks
by Steve Modica in the COW - Blogs Forum
We got RSS working on our 10Gb cards a few days ago. This is a feature that splits up data coming into the card into multiple queues. Then we can let different CPUS handle pulling in that data and passing it up the stack. We found what we figured we'd...

3 hours ago   read more
Service: Joshua Jackson
by Joshua Jackson in the COW - Services Forum
Greenville South Carolina, United States Post Production Joshua Jackson Post Production Digital Compositing Digital Intermediates Executive Producer [First Five Years Productions, LLC] -Executive Producer & Director for Online TV Series "The First Five Years." -Successfully produced first full season consisting of eight episodes -Established and hired crew consisting of full...

3 hours ago   read more
Re: The tabs are missed?
by Steve Rhoden in the Sony Vegas Forum
Try holding down the Ctrl-Shift keys when starting Vegas... Steve Rhoden (Cow Leader) Film Maker & VFX Artist. Owner of Filmex Creative Media. Samples of my Work and Company can be seen here: http://www.facebook.com/FilmexCreativeMedia...

4 hours ago   read more
News: Arsenal FX Names Kira Karlstrom as Business Development Executive
by Cow News Droid in the NEWS: Product News Releases Forum
(Santa Monica, California--July 30, 2014) Arsenal FX, a leading Visual Effects Post Production studio specializing in high-end commercial finishing, has appointed Kira Karlstrom as Business Development Executive. Previously, she was a Manager in the Live Events Division at Marvel Entertainment. As Arsenal FX’s Business Development Executive, she will be responsible...

4 hours ago   read more
Picture Foreground/Background Crop
by Ryan Koala in the Sony Vegas Forum
Lets say I have a complex shape, like a photo of a man's head and neck, and around that and the contour, I'd like erased. This would enable me to put object in the "background", with lets say, a video. To be more clear, lets say I'd like to put...

4 hours ago   read more
Re: Media Composer V8.1 released
by Shane Ross in the AVID Forum
Nice overview of the new features here: http://www.avidblogs.com/media-composer-software-updates-professional-features-for-creative-editorial/ Shane Little Frog Post Read my blog, Little Frog in High Def...

4 hours ago   read more
Re: Side Chain Compression Vegas
by Debbie King in the Sony Vegas Forum
Hi Grazie: It's a very short clip about 30 seconds. I have to check. The background noise is not that bad, and the voices do stand out, but I wanted to try to clean it up more. I cleaned it a little. Bob: Both of these actors are out of...

4 hours ago   read more
News: No Horsing Around With Cobham’s Nano HD TX
by Cow News Droid in the NEWS: Product News Releases Forum
(Whiteley, Hampshire--July 30, 2014) Cobham, the RF transmission specialist company, has announced the successful deployment of its Nano HD TX wireless transmitter as part of a wireless camera facility installed by Broadcast RF for coverage of Royal Ascot and the Epsom Derby, the crown jewels of British horse racing, for...

4 hours ago   read more
Duplicating a clip causes their grades to be synced
by Mike Jenkins in the DaVinci Resolve Forum
Hi forum, I am trying to duplicate a clip in the timeline so I can apply two different grades and blend them. I noticed that when comparing two grades with a reference wipe, using the "Mix" function gave me exactly the look I wanted, which was different from either of...

4 hours ago   read more
Re: color grading two different oceans together.
by Tim Vandenberg in the DaVinci Resolve Forum
thanks Sascha. So you had to mix brownish grey german water and a light blue and ended up with making it all a "medium shade blue" is that right? trailer looks great. nice work! Go Wilmington FILM!!!...

4 hours ago   read more
Re: Best Green Screen Camera for under $3k
by Martyn Lenthall in the Cinematography Forum
The autofocus is fine - no problems at all. The only downfall with the camera is the internal mic - but as I bought it specifically to use an external mic, this isn't an issue for me....

4 hours ago   read more
News: IABM Supports its Members and BBC Academy as UK Transitions to File-Based Programme Delivery
by Cow News Droid in the NEWS: Product News Releases Forum
(Gloucestershire, United Kingdom--July 30, 2014) The IABM showed support for the UK’s upcoming transition to file-based programme delivery by joining forces with the BBC Academy, to host an exclusive preview event for its members and key representatives from across the broadcasting industry. The premier IABM special technology event was held...

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Re: Attempt to open Library --> FCPX (not responding)
by Cat Peterson in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
Craig, Mahalo nui loa. Will follow your suggestions. Currently freeing up as much space as I can on the HD hosting the problem library. The transfer will take a while! Trying to figure out how to successfully move bad Library contents to a new Library... without opening FCPX. As each...

4 hours ago   read more
News: Customer Demand Drives Three European New Hires for TMD
by Cow News Droid in the NEWS: Product News Releases Forum
(Aylesbury, United Kingdom--July 30, 2014) TransMedia Dynamics (TMD) the leading provider of media asset management systems for digital and physical assets, today confirmed three new appointments for TMD’s UK headquarters in response to their expanding UK and European business operations. Nigel Thomas has joined TMD’s European Division as Project Manager....

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Service: PRANA ANIMATION
by Balaji Jawale in the COW - Services Forum
Mumbai maharashtra, India VFX Animation 3D PRANA ANIMATION Visual Effects Motion Comics Architectural Visualization CREST ANIMATION STUDIOS.LTD. (2 Years)Mumbai,India VFX Artist Experienced to create visuals to represent natural phenomenon (e.g.,dust, smoke, fire, water, sparks, explosions, snow, clouds, bubbles,breaking technique ) and any thing else extraordinary.these effects employ the use of...

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Re: Attempt to open Library --> FCPX (not responding)
by Craig Alan in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
You've kinda done what I know to try. so what follows is really guess work and I'm hoping a guru steps forward to help you. Make sure you trashed your trash since FC likes that done when deleting preferences. make sure you have read write permission for all layers of...

4 hours ago   read more
News: TSL Products presents European launch of Audio/Video-over-IP and next generation confidence monitoring solutions at IBC 2014
by Cow News Droid in the NEWS: Product News Releases Forum
(Marlow, United Kingdom--July 30, 2014) Leading broadcast equipment manufacturer, TSL Products, will present several European product launches on Stand 10.B41 at IBC 2014 that address the increasing demand for Audio/Video-over-IP workflows. The PAM AVB range - the broadcast industry’s first AVB audio monitoring solution - makes its European debut, together...

4 hours ago   read more
Re: Uninstall to upgrade?
by Stacy Lincoln in the AVID Forum
Exactly how do you deactivate? I've never known how. My MC 6 will not open on my MAC and I'm sure there are dangling files preventing the proper install. AVID made this so difficult. All other software just updates. I can uninstall the software...but I don't know how to deactivate...

4 hours ago   read more
Service: TJ Post
by Timothy Jansen in the COW - Services Forum
Burbank California, United States Production Post Production Video TJ Post Full Service Video Production HD Post Production Video Encoding Editor The Tuskegee Airmen: Sacrifice and Triumph (Documentary) Aperture Films, Ltd. Port Canaveral: Gateway to Adventure (Documentary) Aperture Films, Ltd. FDA Health Fraud Scams (Multimedia Web Campaign)California Aperture Films, Ltd. Assistant...

4 hours ago   read more
Re: ProRes QT with 4 audio tracks
by Michael Phillips in the AVID Forum
If on a Mac, then do a mixdown to ProRes, then export SaS with the direct out for audio. Michael...

4 hours ago   read more
Re: If One Color then Another Color
by Dan Ebberts in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
There are a number of ways to do it, but something like this should work: A = thisComp.layer("Shape Layer 1").content("Rectangle 1").content("Fill 1").color; if (Math.round(A[0]*255) == 255 && Math.round(A[1]*255) == 155 && Math.round(A[2]*255) == 0) [20,25,140,255]/255 else if (Math.round(A[0]*255) == 245 && Math.round(A[1]*255) == 0 && Math.round(A[2]*255) == 30) [45,45,45,255]/255 else...

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Service: Skipperwing Productions
by Collin Byrd in the COW - Services Forum
Atlanta GA, *** CHOOSE COUNTRY *** Animation Skipperwing Productions 2D Animation Cel Animation Motion Comics Master of Fine Arts Degree in Animation August 2014 The Savannah College of Art and Design: Savannah GA Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Media Arts and Animation June 2010 The Art institute of Washington:...

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Re: This looks interesting...
by Jeremy Garchow in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
I just hope the edit room looked just like this, complete with soundtrack. http://youtu.be/cPIArqrutKA...

5 hours ago   read more
Re: Switched...then switched back?
by John Davidson in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
Seriously Andreas, after three years of these post roundabouts you should know it better than anybody else! John Davidson | President / Creative Director | Magic Feather Inc....

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Re: Switched...then switched back?
by Aindreas Gallagher in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Charlie Austin] "if you must have a dissolve just make a secondary. " wait - ah hang on - isn't that audio dissolve going to be still locked to the centre point of the edit?? seriously - you guys are melting my poor noodle. http://vimeo.com/user1590967/videos www.ogallchoir.net promo producer/editor.grading/motion graphics...

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Transfering keyboard shortcuts
by Scott Davis in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Is there a way to take my PP keyboard and transfer it to another system? Scott Davis...

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Re: Switched...then switched back?
by John Davidson in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
I think you're looking for a specific line that just tells you what you want, but you have to use your ears (it IS audio, mind you). Granted, I can see exactly where the dissolve happens when I look at my screen grab, but you're perhaps just getting stuck in...

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Re: Media Composer V8.1 released
by Pat Horridge in the AVID Forum
Plus a slightly deeper review of the mute clips and disable tracks feature: https://vimeo.com/101510305 Pat Horridge Technical Director, Trainer, Avid Certified Instructor Free online Tutorials at VET digital media academy online http://vimeo.com/channels/752951 VET Production Editing Digital Media Design DVD T +44 (0)20 7505 4701 | F +44 (0)20 7505 4800...

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Re: Attempt to open Library --> FCPX (not responding)
by Cat Peterson in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
For what it's worth... Tried opening another backup. Everything (i.e., projects within the library) seemed to read fine until FCPX starting reading the MOVIE.fcpbundle At that point, FCPX crashed. Think I need to figure out how to import all my projects into a new master file. Thanks again....

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Re: ProRes QT with 4 audio tracks
by Danny Davis in the AVID Forum
Thanks for getting back to me. It's only giving me that option if I select same as source but I have to give them a prores file. D...

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Re: Switched...then switched back?
by Jeremy Garchow in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Aindreas Gallagher] "but jeremy - you don't have an edit point. If we're talking about a music track cutdown, what you then have is an entire series of AB music edits all across the spot." That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. Think...

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Gaussian Blur moving the timecode effect.
by Brian Manton in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Hi, I would greatly appreciate any help on this issue. I am teaching a week long class on Premiere to some young students and came across some strange behaviour [from the program, not the students :) ] I added a Gaussian Blur effect on a clip and keyframed the blurriness...

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Re: Switched...then switched back?
by Aindreas Gallagher in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[John Davidson] "With this, you can sub frame edit with such precision that it's sick." but sure john, sub frame editing isn't the issue - I, you know, am sub frame editing. The issue is being forced into AB editing to get asymmetrical controllable audio transitions? On audio post methodology,...

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Re: color grading two different oceans together.
by Sascha Haber in the DaVinci Resolve Forum
Well, I did it all pretty blue when the task was at hand ... I had brownish grey german waters and they wanted deep Atlantic blue... All sorts of technics involved... Keying without the highlights, masking, more masking and even roto here and there. https://vimeo.com/30929267 A slice of color... Resolve...

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Re: Attempt to open Library --> FCPX (not responding)
by Cat Peterson in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
Weird, some of my replies post, others don't. Just tried opening my oldest back-up for the Library that crashes FCPX. It... crashed FCPX. This is so strange: everything was working fine yesterday. Just closed out of FCPX to do something else. When I went back to open the Library again......

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Re: This looks interesting...
by David Mathis in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
Sweet! I am an avid user of FCP X!...

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Re: TC getting cropped on output
by John Sackey in the DaVinci Resolve Forum
You'll have to adjust the BITC size and positioning to suit 360. For some reason when you down convert on your render Resolve keeps the BITC locked to the fullHD coordinates. Or set your timeline to 360p and the BITC should resize of its own accord. John...

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Re: Switched...then switched back?
by Charlie Austin in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Aindreas Gallagher] "For want of a nail etc was lost. for want of a functioning dissolve you guys are jumping through hoops." Nope, you're wrong. Sorry. I do this stuff all day, every day, in X, 7 , and sometimes Pr. It's easy. And as John points out, if you...

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Re: Attempt to open Library --> FCPX (not responding)
by Cat Peterson in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
Hi Craig, Thanks again. (Weird, my earlier reply, from my laptop, didn't post...) Tried opening the oldest back-up file I had for the project. Didn't work. Crashed FCPX again. At my wit's end here... Thanks again. Cat...

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Re: Attempt to open Library --> FCPX (not responding)
by Cat Peterson in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
Hello again, Many thanks... Tried opening a backup project... backup from a few days ago didn't work... Just selected the oldest back-up I've got... it seems to be working, but is taking a long time reading the "bundle"... a looooong time... Fingers crossed... (Tried opening by complete duplicate on another...

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Re: Switched...then switched back?
by Aindreas Gallagher in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Jeremy Garchow] "You can still keep the edit point and do what you need to do," but jeremy - you don't have an edit point . If we're talking about a music track cutdown, what you then have is an entire series of AB music edits all across the spot....

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Re: Best Green Screen Camera for under $3k
by Rick Wise in the Cinematography Forum
Interesting information, amazing price. However, on the US Amazon site, a significant number of people complained that auto focus hunts for focus throughout the shot and there's supposedly no way to turn it off and go manual. How is the camera working for you? Rick Wise Cinematographer MFA/BFA Lighting and...

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Re: Premiere CC and/or Media Encoder crashes
by Lewis Stiefel in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
No I'm on 10.8.5 was afraid to upgrade to Maverick because I heard there might be Issues with fcp7 which I still use for other Clients...

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Re: Attempt to open Library --> FCPX (not responding)
by Craig Alan in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
try both opening from finder and FC. try a backup project. Mac Pro, macbook pro, Imacs (i7); Canon 5D Mark III/70D, Panasonic AG-HPX170/AG-HPX250P, Canon HV40, Sony Z7U/VX2000/PD170; FCP 6 certified; FCP X write professionally for a variety of media; teach video production in L.A....

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Re: Camera trick that worked pretty well...
by Rick Wise in the Cinematography Forum
As always, nice work, Todd! Yes, shooting the end of the shot first and later reversing in post is something I've done a lot of times, especially with table-top where the shots needs to end perfectly framed on a logo/box/item. Saves a lot of stress and time. Highly recommended! Rick...

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Re: Switched...then switched back?
by John Davidson in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Aindreas Gallagher] "In short: your situation breaks the ability to perform edit point based audio slips and rolls while adjusting the incoming and outgoing dissolves to fine tune the audio patch. Although in your screengrab you seem to be AB editing two different pieces of audio: again, I'm talking about...

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This looks interesting...
by Charlie Austin in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
How the Tour de France was edited on Final Cut Pro X ------------------------------------------------------------- ~ My FCPX Babbling blog ~ ~"It is a poor craftsman who blames his tools."~ ~"The function you just attempted is not yet implemented"~...

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color grading two different oceans together.
by Tim Vandenberg in the DaVinci Resolve Forum
Hey All, Shooting a scene that will primarily take place in the eastern atlantic with the darker blue hue of its water. There is a stunt scene involving sharks which will be shot down in the bahamas.. The scene must cut seamlessy . The only advantage being the shots in...

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Re: Corrupted Library
by Cat Peterson in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
Hi Craig, Thanks so much. Contemplating suicide here: 2 years editing work is currently inaccessible. Just uninstalled and reinstalled FCPX, so running the latest. I found the back-up file. Tried opening one from a few days ago, when I know there was absolutely no issue. No go. I've been wondering...

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Re: Switched...then switched back?
by Jeremy Garchow in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
If the audio is in a secondary, you can overlap the audio and expand each audio side, and use fade handles. Fade handles also (if you right click them) give you different dither options. You can still keep the edit point and do what you need to do, fade handle...

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If One Color then Another Color
by Jason Kasman in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
Is there a way through expressions to make it so if one shape is made a specific color then another color will be made a specific color? For example: If shape 'A' is 255,155,0 shape 'B' will be 20,25,140 and If shape 'A' is 245, 0 , 30 shape 'B'...

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Re: Pro Maintenance Tools for latest FCPX..useful?
by Jon Chappell in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Yes, a useful side-effect of Project Repair is that it optimizes events. This reduces the file size and decreases loading times. We have a 15-day trial here if you want to try out that feature: http://www.digitalrebellion.com/promaintenance/download.html My software: Pro Maintenance Tools - Tools to keep Final Cut Studio, Final Cut...

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Re: Pro Maintenance Tools for latest FCPX..useful?
by jim bachalo in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Will it help with slow loading of project files? You should follow me on Twitter here . My latest work...

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Re: Switched...then switched back?
by Aindreas Gallagher in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
I'm not sure I agree with this at all. I will do keyframe based stuff overlapping if I have to, - say to get a tune to really imperceptibly fade out coming into IV - but one way or another you're simply avoiding the fact that that dissolve in X...

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Re: Corrupted Library
by Craig Alan in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
[Cat Peterson] "Where is the auto back-up file located?" which version of FCP X are you using? in the latest version, it's wherever you assigned it for that library. if you highlight the library, you'll see a library properties window in the inspector with buttons that allow you to assign...

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Re: CODEC Metadata column in the project bin
by Todd Kopriva in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Install the 8.0.1 update: http://blogs.adobe.com/premierepro/2014/07/pprocc-2014-0-1-update.html --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Todd Kopriva, Adobe Systems Incorporated After Effects quality engineering After Effects team blog ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

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Re: Switched...then switched back?
by Steve Connor in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
I do a lot of music editing in FCPX, fade handles work very well Steve Connor Hoping to become a pedant...

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Re: Sony Vegas Pro 12: Video is distorted after render?
by Steve Rhoden in the Sony Vegas Forum
Your render settings need to match your project settings. You are up scaling your content as Graham pointed out, it's not gonna look good! Steve Rhoden (Cow Leader) Film Maker & VFX Artist. Owner of Filmex Creative Media. Samples of my Work and Company can be seen here: http://www.facebook.com/FilmexCreativeMedia...

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Re: CODEC Metadata column in the project bin
by Susan Dempster in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Any update on this? Clicking on properties for each clip isn't particularly helpful well when you have hundreds of clips from different sources......

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The tabs are missed?
by Mostafa Sayed in the Sony Vegas Forum
First forgive me being bad English speaker. Well I'm using Sony Vegas 12, suddenly tabs are gone and I dunno what to do. http://images.creativecow.net/282067/howtofix.jpg If you see this screenshot you will understand what I mean. I reinstalled the software many times and the same result... Please help me....

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Re: Switched...then switched back?
by Charlie Austin in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[John Davidson] "Funny - you beat me to it Charlie - but we are both doing it the same way. " lol... well, you took the time to do a screenshot. Fancy... :-) But yeah, putting music in secondaries for any reason other than the one I noted is a...

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Re: Switched...then switched back?
by John Davidson in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
Funny - you beat me to it Charlie - but we are both doing it the same way. John Davidson | President / Creative Director | Magic Feather Inc....

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Re: Switched...then switched back?
by John Davidson in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Aindreas Gallagher] "I just played with it in X - unless I'm missing something really obvious, I don't see how that dissolve is not near useless for audio?" What you did there in that image - we never do that. You're still approaching it from a track method, when the...

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Re: Switched...then switched back?
by Charlie Austin in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Aindreas Gallagher] "I just played with it in X - unless I'm missing something really obvious, I don't see how that dissolve is not near useless for audio?" I actually never use audio dissolves in X, or very rarely. It's just quicker (and more precise since you can choose the...

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Camera trick that worked pretty well...
by Todd Terry in the Cinematography Forum
Had good success with a little shooting trick on a commercial production this week, and thought I'd pass it along. I've long heard of people doing this, but never actually did it myself... We produced this commercial for one of our clients, a historically-black university, promoting football season ticket sales....

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Current Time Indicator
by Katlyn Gibson in the Adobe After Effects basics Forum
I've been using AE a little bit here and there, and I've suddenly run into this issue. My Current Time Indicator suddenly started to only scrub in one-frame intervals, now allowing me to drag it freely. In previously made comps/projects, it works fine, but in this one and any created...

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Canon 1D C digital issues - hits on 4K footage
by Bryndon Smith in the Canon Cameras Forum
I'm editing a commercial that was shot on the Canon 1D C which records 4K to a Photo JPEG format. I'm getting digital hits all over the footage. I am working on a: Mac Pro 3.5 GHz 6-Core Intel Xenon E5 32 GB 1867 MHz DDR3 ECC The media is...

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Media Composer V8.1 released
by Pat Horridge in the AVID Forum
And a quick review of the features: http://vimeo.com/102119060 Pat Horridge Technical Director, Trainer, Avid Certified Instructor Free online Tutorials at VET digital media academy online http://vimeo.com/channels/752951 VET Production Editing Digital Media Design DVD T +44 (0)20 7505 4701 | F +44 (0)20 7505 4800 | E pat@vet.co.uk | www.vet.co.uk |...

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Re: Tip if FCP X library won't open..
by Cat Peterson in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
Hi Michael, Have a similar problem. At one moment, zero problems opening my Library -- a final edit for a 2-hour film -- the next, that ibrary won't open (tho' others will). I don't seem to have that "journal" file you found. Any thoughts about how I might get back...

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Re: Best Green Screen Camera for under $3k
by Martyn Lenthall in the Cinematography Forum
I kid you not - I have just spent about 10 hours trying to find a 'budget' camcorder that only needs 2 features. 1. HD recording 2. Mic input There are lots on the market for £350 ($500) but I didn't want to spend that kind of money. CAMCORDER MANUFACTURERS...

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Re: Corrupted Library
by Cat Peterson in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
Hi, Where is the auto back-up file located? Thanks! Cat...

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Re: Switched...then switched back?
by Aindreas Gallagher in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[John Davidson] "End of the day, I think that might be a legacy X thing. After a while you forget you ever did that. At least I did." do you not find you miss it? Particularly for audio? asymmetrical dissolves for things like music transitions are pretty seriously important I...

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Re: Adobe documentation
by Mark Landman in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
http://helpx.adobe.com/pdf/premiere_pro_reference.pdf Mark Landman PM Productions Champaign, IL...

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Attempt to open Library --> FCPX (not responding)
by Cat Peterson in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
Running latest OS on my 2008 MacPro. Have been editing for weeks, no trouble opening the Library containing a 2-hour film ready to be burned to a DVD. Yesterday it opened fine, but after I closed FCPX and then, a little later, tried to open that Library... the spinning beach...

6 hours ago   read more
Is there a way to select a clip and every clip in front of it on a track?
by Stephen Etchie in the Adobe Audition, Soundbooth Forum
I'm fixing a project in which audio has slid out of place (among other problems) and I'm just getting it all back in order. This is all an interview and involves nothing but dialogue. Basically, I keep wanting to select a clip and everything after it, so I can move...

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Re: Pro res transcode in Prelude - how?
by Kent Beeson in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
did that and it works, thanks you...

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Re: Pro res transcode in Prelude - how?
by Michael Hendrix in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Setup a Preset for Quicktime/ProRes in Media Encoder. It will then be available to use in Prelude....

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Better word than 'footage'?
by Drew Wright in the Archiving and Back-Up Forum
I have a 'raw footage' folder in our archive, but I'd like to name it something more apropos of our current time. We haven't shot on film or video for years, so I'd like to update our language. Some possibilities: Digital assets Video assets Raw Video Raw assets Just curious...

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Edirol LVS 800 8 Channel Video Switcher and Edirol MVS-12 Multiviewer on Ebay
by Lance Lewis in the Classifieds, Personal Forum
Both are in perfect working order and are built like a tank. I have upgraded so no longer need either of these items. http://www.ebay.com/itm/261547098536 http://www.ebay.com/itm/261547071566...

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Re: 5D mkIII and external video recorder
by Steve Crow in the DSLR Video Forum
Warren, I guess if that forum posting I mentioned is correct they do it by adding a container for the extra 2 bits of data but then leave that container empty so technically it's 10 bit but only has 8 bit's worth of data...again IF that forum posting is correct...

7 hours ago   read more
Get On Up
by Mark Suszko in the TV & Movie Appreciation Forum
This is one of those films I think i need to see in a theater with a good sound system: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vptGSENcXeI I just wonder if it will have to be open-captioned in English, based on how TGOS talked:-) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qQvXawnmjk...

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Re: FCPX Weirdness
by Chad Smith in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
Hey Jeremy - Thanks for helping me out again! After searching I found out how to trash my preferences. Did that and still have the same issue. Not finding anything with google for fcpx cache location. FCPX help does not come up with anything either. Where can I find the...

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Re: A good wide angle lens for 2.5K BMCC?
by Bill Bruner in the Blackmagic Cinema Camera Forum
Hi John - if you don't mind shooting with a manual cine lens, the $579 Rokinon 10mm T3.1 is a nice (and relatively fast) wide angle lens for the BMCC. Hope this is helpful! Bill Hybrid Camera Revolution...

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Re: new macbooks: which one for CC?
by Todd Kopriva in the Adobe Creative Cloud Forum
The main relevant difference is the GT 750M GPU in the 15" model. This makes a huge difference for Premiere Pro, which uses the GPU to accelerate a lot of things. The larger screen size is also a big deal when you're trying to do visual work, like video editing...

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Re: Conference / Exhibit Hall Interview Lighting
by Mark Suszko in the Lighting Design Pros Forum
If the lightpanels have enough "grunt", bounce them off of silver-foil-covered foam core or a fold-up reflector. or, make a softbox attachment for them, out of foam core and some Rosco Opal frost. Or at least put a gel frame in front of the lightpanel and apply the diffusion gel....

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Re: ProRes QT with 4 audio tracks
by Michael Phillips in the AVID Forum
Have you selected "direct out" on audio for export? Michael...

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Re: Trouble renaming video tracks
by Michael Phillips in the AVID Forum
You renamed tracks as different numbers? That's a trick we play on Assistants to really throw them for a loop. Try resetting timeline to default view which should order the tracks as Avid seems them internally. If renaming, don't just use a number, or make that number unique like V01...

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Re: Capturing DV
by Mark Smith in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
So, step by step I trashed FCPX prefs, I uninstalled FCS I Uninstalled then re installed FCPX my mac mini still doesn't recognize my panasonic DV deck, but my iMac recognizes the deck immediately and captures video . Is there something about the mini that would negate capturing DV ?...

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Re: 32TB EditShare Energy For Sale
by Philippe Fafard in the EditShare Forum
Hi Scott, Is it still available? Cheers, Phil F...

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Adobe documentation
by Mike Jackson in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
As a long-time FCP7 user, I'm finally starting to transition to Premiere for paid work, and in general it's gone pretty smoothly. But the way 'Help' menus have worked for the last few years, on ALL Adobe products, just kills me. All I'm looking for is a list of what...

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Re: 5D mkIII and external video recorder
by Warren Eig in the DSLR Video Forum
I asked the same question. They responded by saying it is in their record algorithm and guaranteed it. I'm not sure how they do it. Warren Eig O 310-470-0905 email: warren@babyboompictures.com website: http://www.BabyBoomPictures.com REEL: http://www.babyboompictures.com/BabyBoomPictures/Reels.html For Camera Accessories - Monitors and Batteries website: http://www.EigRig.com...

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Re: time lapse camera mount
by Mark Suszko in the Cinematography Forum
PVC pipe that length will sway unless you put wood strips inside it and tie it down with guy wires. I would try three lengths of EMT conduit, strapped together every 3 or 4 feet, the whole thing anchored to a cement block. All three tubes need not reach up...

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Re: PP CC 2014 Importing .mov issue
by Jim Collins in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
For those of you that don't know about patching tracks and other stuff - see this link - it was very helpful: http://helpx.adobe.com/premiere-pro/using/source-patching-track-targetting.html Jim Collins...

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still putting folders in wrong places
by Kent Beeson in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Latest PP CC 2014 - when I choose to place video/audio previews to a certain folder, PP CC 2014 always reverts back to placing those files to where the project folder is - I thought this was fixed? How to fix? Using latest PP CC2014 thanks...

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Re: Disadvantages of not using a shared media server in busy multi-editor environment
by Noah Kadner in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
Time and money- simple as that. If you can afford good shared storage between more than one editor it will only increase workflow efficiency and productivity. If there's a disadvantage per se it'd be the increase in costs of gear and potentially IT support. But I'd guess your increase in...

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Pro res transcode in Prelude - how?
by Kent Beeson in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
I know we have Apple Pro Res options in PP CC 2014 for export, but how to get Pro Res codecs for use in Prelude? How to transcode in Prelude to Pro Res 422, there are no pro res options in CC 2014 Prelude... thanks...

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Re: Renting Furniture
by Dave LaRonde in the Adobe Creative Cloud: The Debate Forum
Don't tell me Motion is adequate. That rules out about 85% of the computers on Planet Earth. Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA...

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Re: Synching Audio
by Mark Suszko in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
The most important thing I can tell you is to very carefully set the audio recording device to match the same sample rate the camera and codec you choose uses for the video's audio....

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Re: Premier(e)Pro is the tool of choice in Atlanta.
by Bob Woodhead in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
* SNAP * "this'll only hurt a bit...." Sort of sums up the PPro experience? Bob Woodhead / Atlanta CMX-Quantel-Avid-Premiere-FCPX-AFX-Crayola "What a long strange trip it's been...."...

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Re: Premiere CC and/or Media Encoder crashes
by Andy Edwards in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Are you on Mavericks 10.9.3? If yes, then upgrade to 10.9.4 which will fix the GPU issues. Adobe did address this weeks ago when it was affecting users….including me on a new Mac Pro 10.9.3 system. What kind of system are you on?...

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Re: Need to automate marking layer and exporting still image
by Todd Kopriva in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
This script does the second half of what you want: http://aescripts.com/render-frame-at-markers/ --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Todd Kopriva, Adobe Systems Incorporated After Effects quality engineering After Effects team blog ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

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Image: screenshot2014-07-30at8.13.03pm.jpg
by tony west in the COW - Images Forum
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Re: 5D mkIII and external video recorder
by Steve Crow in the DSLR Video Forum
Well this would actually be more of a question: if you are saying that HDMI output of the 5D MIII is 8 bit then how can Ninja record that signal in 10 bit? Where is the extra data coming from? This forum posting: http://www.canonrumors.com/forum/index.php?topic=13610.15 says: "It's still 8bit in a...

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Re: Heavy Vertical Black Barcode Lines on thumbnail and images in Da Vinci Resolve 11 Lite
by Juan Salvo in the DaVinci Resolve Forum
What does a "respectable build" constitute? Particularly what gpu? http://JuanSalvo.com http://theColourSpace.com...

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Re: Switched...then switched back?
by Bob Woodhead in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
This probably doesn't count for Tim, but I recently did one **very** small project in PPro. Like a day's worth. Felt like I was back to using a flip phone after being on a smartphone for years. Just too retro. Stone knives and bearskins. OK, that was maybe a touch...

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Re: Premiere CC and/or Media Encoder crashes
by Lewis Stiefel in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Thanks Andy apparently the recent 2014 update has caused a problem w GPU acceleration Once I selected merc playback engine software only in the encoder everything worked... It would be nice if Adobe would send out a notice to pp 2014 users about this problem w cost me hours of...

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Re: Renting Furniture
by Gary Huff in the Adobe Creative Cloud: The Debate Forum
[Dave LaRonde] "ut who doesn't have project files created in other Adobe applications?" Which would just be After Effects. And there's a solution for that....

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Re: The Ongoing Creative Cloud
by Andrew Kimery in the Adobe Creative Cloud: The Debate Forum
[Richard Herd] "With CC, the alpha-testing and beta-testing development cycle has been externalized to customers who write-in about bugs. It's no wonder the user manuals are a bit thin. " I keep seeing people make this comment and it makes no sense to me. Ever since the Internet became a...

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Zoom to fit gesture, and AVCHD transcoding issue
by Kristian Mong in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
Hello, I recently bought an iMac and FCPX/Compressor, starting to learn FCPX. It's been an interesting learning curve, coming from the world of Microsoft. But it's really interesting, and so far I love FCPX. I have two questions that I cannot seem to google any answer to: 1) Once in...

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Re: Flicker problems
by Stephen Smith in the Adobe After Effects Techniques Forum
Flicker is cased by very thin lines. Can you thicken any of the lines you are having problems with? Premiere had de-flicker capabilities but they aren't very good. I'm not sure if AE offers anything for this situation. Stephen Smith Utah Video Productions Check out my Vimeo page...

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Re: Renting Furniture
by Gary Huff in the Adobe Creative Cloud: The Debate Forum
[Aindreas Gallagher] "I'll take Belluci." Already called dibs....

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Re: Facebook compression settings?
by Dave LaRonde in the Adobe After Effects Techniques Forum
Thanks. Can't you just link to the YouTube address from Facebook? I see it happen all the time. Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA...

8 hours ago   read more
GH4 Category ?
by Jim Cunningham in the Panasonic AF100, DVX100, HMC150 Forum
With the introduction and rapid proliferation of the GH4, would you consider starting a new category for that camera? Thanks, Jim...

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Re: FCP 7 won't let me apply audio filter
by Eric Rosenfeld in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Hi, Larry, I believe I tried that too already. And got the same result. But I don't even know how I did it, because now I don't even see anything come up in the tabs in the browser or viewer that I could drag into the project in the first...

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Re: 5D mkIII and external video recorder
by Warren Eig in the DSLR Video Forum
I spoke to Atmos at Cinegear Expo and they said the way they record actually is 10 bit. I have never tried the Ninja myself, but if it gives you 10 bit vs 8 bit it is a no brainer. Warren Eig O 310-470-0905 email: warren@babyboompictures.com website: http://www.BabyBoomPictures.com REEL: http://www.babyboompictures.com/BabyBoomPictures/Reels.html...

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Re: Edited photoshop file wont' relink
by Tom Olsen in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
I had a problem where I edited a layer in a .psd that I had imported as separate layers, which knocked all the layers offline and then gave me the "generic error" message when I tried to relink. The workaround I found was to right click on the file and...

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by Katie Stenberg in the COW - Images Forum
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Trouble renaming video tracks
by Danny Baron in the AVID Forum
I manually renamed some video tracks on my timeline. I have run into a problem that on some reels AVID continues to view the tracks according to its original name -- so although 10 is above 9 on the timeline and is named "10" AVID is still viewing it as...

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Re: 10.1.2 effects not appearing in project
by Robin S. Kurz in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
But for what it's worth, you can't actually apply color corrections/grades to clips in the event and never have been able to. So I don't know what you're referring to. You can use the auto-color balance at best and that in fact stays with the clip in the timeline....

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Image: screenshot2014-07-30at5.32.02pm.png
by Katie Stenberg in the COW - Images Forum
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Re: FCP and After Effects Windows: best codec?
by Walter Soyka in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Final Cut Pro misinterprets the gamma on RGB formats. Import the clip into FCP. Select the clip, then hit Cmd-9 to open Item Properties. Right-click the gamma value (normally set to Source) and set it to 2.2. Other options: Miraizon has a ProRes-compatible codec for Windows. You could try encoding...

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Re: Reference this comp name in expression
by Peter Stone in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
Perfect, Thanks...

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Re: Facebook compression settings?
by Dave LaRonde in the Adobe After Effects Techniques Forum
I guess I'm confused. If Youtube compression works, why don't you use it? Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA...

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Re: After effects won't connect to Cinema 4D until I turn off the wireless internet?
by Dave LaRonde in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Well, let's see.... We know you're on a Mac, we know you use the Mac firewall, and we know you run C4D and AE. That's it. Versions of OS & Software -- right down to the very last decimal point -- plus the hardware specs for the mac would be...

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Re: After effects offset render issue
by Chris Lewin in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Hi, Even with the RAM preview at the same resolution and emptying the cache the problem still occurs. I am running CS6, and I haven't updated it in quite some time, so I will give that a go thanks :)...

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Re: 10.1.2 effects not appearing in project
by Robin S. Kurz in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
You know you can post images inline , right?...

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Re: Renting Furniture
by Dave LaRonde in the Adobe Creative Cloud: The Debate Forum
Cloud storage may be handy, but I don't think anyone would rely on it as the sole repository for media files. That's just asking for trouble. No, it's the inability to read project files that really hurts. You might be able to skate by if Premiere's all you use, but...

8 hours ago   read more
Re: adeon R9 290 video card and Vegas Pro 13
by David Norman in the Sony Vegas Forum
From my experience it really depends on your edits. This test had GPU accelerated effects in the whole clip, something I generally don't have. I might have 1-3 GPU accelerated transitions or effects I am finishing a wedding video and I have 0 GPU ade pendant clips. I notice no...

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Re: FCP 7 won't let me apply audio filter
by Dave LaRonde in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Drag the effect onto the clip? Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA...

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Re: How to add AE lights?
by Edward Wu in the Zaxwerks Forum
Hi Mike, Sorry about the confusion in the earlier reply. Matt is correct, Point Lights do work with the Invigorator Objects. I was thinking about shadow casting using Point Lights, which does not work, so I apologize for the confusion. In any case, if you are still having problems, please...

8 hours ago   read more
Re: FCP and After Effects Windows: best codec?
by Dave LaRonde in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
There's a freebie-download Quicktime ProRes READER. It works fine, but you can't render to ProRes with it. You'd have to buy a third-party codec pack for that. But you can always render to the PNG codec out of AE, and that's lossless. Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA...

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Re: Reference this comp name in expression
by Dan Ebberts in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
Like this: comp("Keyframed Comp").layer(thisComp.name).effect("Property")("Slider") Dan...

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Re: Synching Audio
by Shane Ross in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Slate. Nothing beats it. Although you can get PluralEyes and have it do it for you. Slating and doing it by hand is free, however... Shane Little Frog Post Read my blog, Little Frog in High Def...

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Re: new themes for idvd 7?
by Shane Ross in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
DVD Studio Pro was discontinued by Apple 3 years ago. iDVD, even longer...like 4-5. Apple doesn't think that we need to make DVDs anymore. So no updated anything is coming, or has come. Shane Little Frog Post Read my blog, Little Frog in High Def...

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Re: Increasing Boundries of 3D Object
by Dave LaRonde in the Adobe After Effects Forum
What version of AE are you running? There may be a more efficient workflow than that bad 'ol Photoshop 3D gimmick, which Adobe doesn't even support in more recent versions because it was so crummy. Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA...

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Re: Can't duplicate a project in 10.1.2
by Jeremy Garchow in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
[Tim Jones] "Why are the preference settings so fragile (rhetorical question)?" Well, that's easy. Two reasons: 1) Life is hard. 2) They are designed to be disposable....

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Re: Just dance game characters
by sibi thomas in the Adobe After Effects basics Forum
wht basic key for scaling the object?...

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Re: Problem on sony vegas appearance
by Bahrian Umamah in the Sony Vegas Forum
well,,i was update my sony vegas to 11.0,, i think with installing a new version would solve the problem, but when i check on some effect, for example "film effect" i still found the problem,,,...

9 hours ago   read more
Re: After effects offset render issue
by Walter Soyka in the Adobe After Effects Forum
So your render is different than your RAM preview? (And then I assume you are RAM previewing at a different resolution than you are rendering?) This may be a disk cache problem. You can clear your disk cache via either Edit > Purge > All memory and disk cache, or...

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5D mkIII and external video recorder
by Diogo Mendes-Pinto in the DSLR Video Forum
Hi, I'm thinking about buying and external video recorder like an Atomos Ninja 2/Star but is it really worthy?. My question really is: will I have more dynamic range or what are the benefits of recording ProRes instead of H.264? What I already know: 5D HDMI is clean 1080 8bit...

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Reference this comp name in expression
by Peter Stone in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
I am trying to migrate a few key frame attributes to show up in a comp higher in my hierarchy, so I have been using expressions that link to sliders in higher comps. comp("Keyframed Comp").layer("This Comp").effect("Property")("Slider") It works fine, but I was just hoping to speed up my process a...

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Re: Can't duplicate a project in 10.1.2
by Tim Jones in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
Thanks, Jeremy, I did the "Preferences Trash" and I can now duplicate the project. Why are the preference settings so fragile (rhetorical question)? Tim -- Tim Jones CTO - TOLIS Group, Inc. http://www.productionbackup.com BRU ... because it's the RESTORE that matters!...

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Re: FCP7 - monitoring individual channels in the Viewer?
by MIke Janowski in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Never mind, found it. Turn on the Audio Mixer Tool, set Source either to Auto or Viewer if you prefer, each Viewer channel can be soloed, etc....

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Synching Audio
by David Page in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
I realize I will sound like I am a million years behind the times, but I am finally going to record audio on a hard disc recorder while shooting XDCam to edit on FCP7. How do I synch audio and video (beyond a slate of course)? is there a plugin...

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Re: Need to automate marking layer and exporting still image
by Dan Ebberts in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
You can definitely do all that with scripting, but I'm not aware of an existing script that does what you need. It could be a good first scripting project, but the learning curve may not make it worthwhile in this case. Dan...

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Multiple tabs of same bin....why?
by Jay Cederholm in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
When I work on a project with many bins I prefer to organize the windows as I like with many tabs. Once I close that particular project and then open a different project with only a few bins it seems to retain my bin/tab settings from the previous project. It's...

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Re: Premiere Pro Subclips a mess
by Steven Flynn in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Right now i'm running CC2014. Just updated it. I'm having to use the sublclips only as reference, taking the code from the sub and pasting it back into the master clips. So the code seems fine in the viewer, but putting it in timeline it's completely wrong....

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Service: Melissa Murphy - Freelance Digital Designer & Animator
by Melissa Murphy in the COW - Services Forum
Valencia California, United States Animation Design Melissa Murphy - Freelance Digital Designer & Animator 3D Character Animation Motion Graphics 3D & 2D Animation FUHU, INC. Contract Jr. Animator El Segundo, California (June, 2014-Present) WORK EXPERIENCE • Contract Animator (represented through Creative Circle) at Fuhu assisting in animation and development for...

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10.1.2 effects not appearing in project
by James Eades in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
Having trouble when color correcting clips. When I'm editing long interviews I always add my color grade to the entire clip from the event browser. Then when I cut it and put it in a project, All the clips have the same grade as the master clip. This always worked...

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Re: Subdivison Surface/Hypernurb Modeling
by Rockin Chucks in the Cinema 4D Forum
This is what I came up with using the same techniques described. Oddly enough I ended up getting it just right before I saw the replies. thank you very much. You confirmed what I thought I needed to do. 7802_airbike.c4d.zip...

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File: when put into a project
by James Eades in the COW - Files Forum
png file Here is the exact same file placed into a project, and the grade disappears. http://f1.creativecow.net/7804/when-put-into-a-project...

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Re: AE comp problem
by Panagiwths karapidis in the Adobe After Effects Forum
also if i create a comp with a vid and then make the video invisible i can still see it...

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File: graded in event
by James Eades in the COW - Files Forum
png file This is the file in the event browser with color grade JPE_4027 http://f1.creativecow.net/7803/graded-in-event...

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File: adding edges to the air bike
by Rockin Chucks in the COW - Files Forum
c4d file Oddly enough I worked on this all day doing the exact things suggested before I saw the posts... lol http://f1.creativecow.net/7802/adding-edges-to-the-air-bike...

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Re: AE comp problem
by Panagiwths karapidis in the Adobe After Effects Forum
nothing happens... I noticed somthing else that is strange when i change comp colour the lemon stas everything else is fine but the lemon is still there......

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Image: kira-karlstrom-hi-rez-2014-headshot_001.jpg
by Stefani Rice in the COW - Images Forum
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Teranex signal uprez vs. DaVinci file uprez
by Ray Kowalchuk in the Blackmagic Design Forum
I'm keeping it a BMD product feature comparison but feel free to weigh in on other hardware or software. I've got a video tape library that goes back 40 years and a film library that goes back 80 years. Our job of managing media assets digitally has arisen over the...

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Re: Sony Vegas Pro 12: Video is distorted after render?
by Graham Bernard in the Sony Vegas Forum
You're up scaling to 1920x1080. It's going to look blurry. G Video Content Creator and Potter PC 7 64-bit 16gb * Intel® Core™i7-2600k Quad Core 3.40GHz * 2GB NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX 560 Ti Cameras: Canon XF300 + PowerShot SX50HS Bridge...

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Re: How to add AE lights?
by Matt Rhodes in the Zaxwerks Forum
Hi Mike. A quick note: 3D Invigorator does support AE Point Lights on Invigorator objects. m...

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Re: The Ongoing Creative Cloud
by Walter Soyka in the Adobe Creative Cloud: The Debate Forum
[Richard Herd] "Users running simultaneous versions is very similar to alpha-testing and beta-testing. With CC, the alpha-testing and beta-testing development cycle has been externalized to customers who write-in about bugs." I don't follow. Users have been running simultaneous versions for years (the Mac I'm writing this from has Ae CS5,...

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Re: Pro Maintenance Tools for latest FCPX..useful?
by Jon Chappell in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
A lot of our customers are using it with FCPX. They might actually be the majority. My software: Pro Maintenance Tools - Tools to keep Final Cut Studio, Final Cut Pro X, Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere Pro running smoothly and fix problems when they arise Pro Media Tools...

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Re: AE comp problem
by John Cuevas in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Try clearing all your memory. Edit>Purge>All Memory. Johnny Cuevas, Editor Thinkck.com "I have not failed 700 times. I have succeeded in proving that those 700 ways will not work. When I have eliminated the ways that will not work, I will find the way that will work." ---THOMAS EDISON on...

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Re: Renting Furniture
by Aindreas Gallagher in the Adobe Creative Cloud: The Debate Forum
I know. I just bagsied Belluci there. you can have trinity, the ship, superpowers and kung fu. I'll take Belluci. http://vimeo.com/user1590967/videos www.ogallchoir.net promo producer/editor.grading/motion graphics...

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Re: AE comp problem
by Panagiwths karapidis in the Adobe After Effects Forum
yes, in a new project also....(the lemon is still in the fruit ninja video i made it was a video)...

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FCP 7 won't let me apply audio filter
by Eric Rosenfeld in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Hi, I'm new to FCP 7, but everything's been going well so far just by following the manual, until I ran into this problem. I've selected an audio clip in the timeline and followed the directions for applying compressor/limiter, but nothing happens. What I did was to go to the...

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Re: Can't duplicate a project in 10.1.2
by Jeremy Garchow in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
Can you make a snapshot? If not, try trashing prefs....

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Re: Stereo Scripts for After Effects
by sabela sampedro in the Stereoscopic 3D Forum
Hi Chris Keller! Thank you so much for sharing this script. I just discovered it and I'm really surprised because it was made in 2009. Now I'm working on stereoscopic videos and the technology we use is nvidia 3D vision with stereoscopic active 3D glasses. I can't preview the results...

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Re: FCPX Weirdness
by Jeremy Garchow in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
Where's your fcpx cache located? Have you tried trashing it and rebuilding? You can trash the cache from the File menu in fcpx, but first make sure the Library is selected in the Browser. Also, make sure your video out setting and timeline setting are matching in Blackmagic prefs, and...

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Can't duplicate a project in 10.1.2
by Tim Jones in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
Hi All, I've created a project that will be used as an intro and exit template for a series of videos that I'm working on. I've just run into an oddity that I can't explain in that selecting the template project and trying to duplicate it (Cmd-D) fails. Viewing the...

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Re: Switched...then switched back?
by Mark Dobson in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
[Eric Santiago] "Im not sure what you mean? There has been one major change of late. Before that Events/Projects were barely touched." I was referring to the options when importing media between versions10.1 and 10.1.2 - the option to view and set storage locations for each of the libraries using...

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Best PC editing laptop
by mike albertini in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Hi, I've done lots of research on this but before i take the plunge I thought I'd just get some advice from people on here. My budget is £600 ($1015) and I need this laptop for editing promos, packages, music videos, short films, short docs etc using Avid and Premiere,...

10 hours ago   read more
Re: After effects won't connect to Cinema 4D until I turn off the wireless internet?
by Owain Hopkins in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Actually, I just found the firewall in the mac OS system preferences but it is turned off?...

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Re: AE comp problem
by Ken Teutsch in the Adobe After Effects Forum
It looks like the mystery is that there is a lemon in the comp window... but nothing in the timeline...? A mystery lemon appears in the new composition?...

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Sony Vegas Pro 12: Video is distorted after render?
by Nick Carey in the Sony Vegas Forum
Hey! So I need some help. I'm trying to export a project and what ends up happening is certain parts of the video are extremely blurry and distorted, and I'm not sure why. I don't think it's the source video because it seems to run just fine when it's being...

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Re: After effects won't connect to Cinema 4D until I turn off the wireless internet?
by Owain Hopkins in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Do you mean on my mac or in the router settings? Any idea how I do thus?...

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Re: Problem when copying MXF file to PDW-U1 on Maverick OS X
by Ian Cook in the Sony XDCAM Optical Disc & Related Forum
Maravilhoso!...

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File: edge loop modeling
by Adam Trachtenberg in the COW - Files Forum
c4d file adjusting geometry to create edge loops http://f1.creativecow.net/7801/edge-loop-modeling...

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Re: Problem when copying MXF file to PDW-U1 on Maverick OS X
by Paulo Viana in the Sony XDCAM Optical Disc & Related Forum
Done! As we say in Portuguese, BINGO! I was exporting only 4 x grouped mono audio tracks. Thanks. Paulo...

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TC getting cropped on output
by Chris Coote in the DaVinci Resolve Forum
Hi I'm trying to make 360P TC burn H264 dailies from my raw footage- A single file with all the footage for each reel. My footage is 1080P XAVC and I am working in a 1080P project I made a timeline with all the footage and created a data burn...

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Re: AE comp problem
by Panagiwths karapidis in the Adobe After Effects Forum
That yellow thing (its a lemon )........

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Re: After effects won't connect to Cinema 4D until I turn off the wireless internet?
by Michael Szalapski in the Adobe After Effects Forum
It's possible that you've got your firewall set to block things on public networks or private networks or both. Thus, when you're not connected to a network, your firewall lets the data pass, but when you're connected, it shuts down. Basically, go into your operating system's firewall settings and set...

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Re: Add hand written text on the wall in movie using premiere pro/after effects
by Michael Szalapski in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Depending on how the shots are set up, you might end up using several different methods to track things on to the walls. AE has a 3d camera tracker built into it which you might need. Mocha that comes with AE is a great planar tracker which you might need...

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Re: I'm having trouble with cast shadows
by Jeremy Garchow in the Adobe After Effects Forum
I think I tried that, but the shadow catcher is a white solid that is multiplied. I'll give it a go, though....

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Re: The Ongoing Creative Cloud
by Richard Herd in the Adobe Creative Cloud: The Debate Forum
I hadn't even considered versions of Media Core and the plug-in API; hindsite is 20/20. Users running simultaneous versions is very similar to alpha-testing and beta-testing. With CC, the alpha-testing and beta-testing development cycle has been externalized to customers who write-in about bugs. It's no wonder the user manuals are...

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Export too dark
by Henry Cox in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
I'm editing a music video for a band, it all exported fine, uploaded and we were all happy with it. However, three weeks later they had the track altered slightly and wanted me to put the new version of the track on the video. By this time I had deleted...

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Re: AE comp problem
by Michael Szalapski in the Adobe After Effects Forum
I don't understand the problem. What do you want it to look like? What is wrong with the composition? - The Great Szalam (The 'Great' stands for 'Not So Great, in fact, Extremely Humble') No trees were harmed in the creation of this message, but several thousand electrons were mildly...

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Re: Premiere CC and/or Media Encoder crashes
by Andy Edwards in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Do you have any plugins in your timeline. Film impact for instance was causing one of our editors to crash on export. They now have updates available for CC2014. Same goes for Red Giant plugins. Apply the plugin updates and retry. You might also have a corrupt media clip. Can...

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FCP7 - monitoring individual channels in the Viewer?
by MIke Janowski in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Hi all, FCP7 question here. I've never been able to figure out how to listen to solo channels of a multi-channel clip in the viewer. Is there a way to do this? Other than purchasing an Avid... ;)...

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Re: Renting Furniture
by Richard Herd in the Adobe Creative Cloud: The Debate Forum
[Chris Pettit] "Adobe would have my money for EVERY upgrade in future, " Is this irony? A little confused here, but then again i was considering this: an almost-ponzi scheme (reposted): Let's suppose you used the price of CS6 as an investment in NASDAQ: ADBE on 8/19/2003 (the 52 week...

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OT: Anohter day at the office
by David Mathis in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
Being a camera operator is usually boring and routine. Occasionally, however, something exciting, not to mention unexpected does happen. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igSE5_Nce28...

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Re: Saturation issue
by Daniel Ludwig in the Adobe Encore DVD Forum
craig, do you used copressor to transcode your movie to mpeg2-files? if so, they should be dvd-spec-complient and will ve shown as "not transcode" within the project-window. dvd-complient files will get the file-ending .m2v cheers danny...

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Re: The Ongoing Creative Cloud
by Walter Soyka in the Adobe Creative Cloud: The Debate Forum
[Richard Herd] "And of course, both can be false ;)" Fair enough! But I do have some evidence [link] to introduce. Todd Kopriva writes on his blog: One important technical fact about After Effects (and many other applications) is that the project file format needs to be incremented to a...

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Re: Day rates?
by Chris Neal in the Cinematography Forum
You have good work - I know people that charge $1000 per day of shooting. Obviously it depends on the job. Vincent Laforet has a great article on figuring it out: http://blog.vincentlaforet.com/2013/08/01/how-to-succeed-as-a-creative-long-term-know-your-c-o-d-b/ http://chrisneal.tv...

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Re: 2014.0.1 Update created a new bug in Multicam
by Andy Edwards in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Hi Barrett, Please check this post and the button on the far left of the sequence. If toggled on it will show all clips vs. keeping the multi cam in a Nested state. Just toggle it to other position and you should see your nested sequence like you normally do....

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Re: GH2 - Memory Card recommendation
by Chris Neal in the DSLR Video Forum
I use the Transcend 32GB memory card. Works great with hacks. http://chrisneal.tv...

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Re: Canon 70D video settings (My footage is grainy)
by Chris Neal in the DSLR Video Forum
Anna, I use Neatvideo to clean up any grain on my t3i. Also - to avoid grain try shooting multiples of 160iso. So 160, 320, 640. For some reason this helps with the grain. Your shutter speed should be double your FPS - so set it at 1/50 instead. Have...

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Re: Turn down volume of audio tracks---IN THE SOURCE MONITOR !!!
by Richard Herd in the Adobe Premiere Pro basics Forum
I know what you mean. The audio tabs. Looks like we are out of luck. I tried prelude and premiere and there does not appear to be a way to access the volume controls in the source monitor. It's also really bad (to state the obvious) because if the clip...

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After effects won't connect to Cinema 4D until I turn off the wireless internet?
by Owain Hopkins in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Hello, I don't know what the problem is but i create a cinema 4d file in after effects, then when I try to move through the timeline after effects stalls for 5 minutes every time. It works fine when I turn the internet connection off. But i need the internet...

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Re: Disadvantages of not using a shared media server in busy multi-editor environment
by Andy Neil in the Apple FCPX Techniques Forum
What's your workflow like? Are you passing projects back-and-forth between editors? Andy https://plus.google.com/u/0/107277729326633563425/videos...

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Re: how to easily join or merge 2 masks in after effects
by Koen van der Horst in the Adobe After Effects Forum
You could also use the pathfinder toolbar in Illustrator you don't have break the paths...

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Premiere CC and/or Media Encoder crashes
by Lewis Stiefel in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
I am at the end of my rope. I have tried for days now to export a pp 2014 project Every time whether its through Premiere or Encoder it crashes….if I encode parts of the the edit it does not crash….if I encode entire edit it crashes. I have recently...

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Re: AE comp problem
by Panagiwths karapidis in the Adobe After Effects Forum
sorry here it is : http://images.creativecow.net/282039/.png...

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News: CHV Updates all Plugins for Final Cut Pro X and Motion 5
by Cow News Droid in the NEWS: Product News Releases Forum
Updates, New FxPlug-Bundle, More Value, More Savings and a New Installer (Germany--July 30, 2014) CHV-Electronics Inc., software developer of plugins for Final Cut Pro X and Motion 5, has announced today a variety of news: Updates, updates, updates... All of our plugins have been completely updated for compatibility with Final...

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Re: Problem when copying MXF file to PDW-U1 on Maverick OS X
by Ian Cook in the Sony XDCAM Optical Disc & Related Forum
The firmware should be updated to be current with the driver version but I don't think that's the source of the problem. Does the file have the correct channel count? 8 x grouped mono audio tracks (see the Sequence settings-->Audio Outputs)? If you drag/drop the .mxf into the playback window...

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Re: AE comp problem
by John Cuevas in the Adobe After Effects Forum
You didn't correctly link the second picture, you need to select the picture, and then copy and paste the embed code. Johnny Cuevas, Editor Thinkck.com "I have not failed 700 times. I have succeeded in proving that those 700 ways will not work. When I have eliminated the ways that...

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new themes for idvd 7?
by Steve Coulson in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
Hi All: I am searching for any new available themes for idvd 7. Anyone know where to find any? I've also noticed DVD studio pro has more themes but they aren't being updated by Apple at least. We're getting tired of the really basic designs with idvd themes. Any help...

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Re: Renting Furniture
by Chris Pettit in the Adobe Creative Cloud: The Debate Forum
[Gary Huff] "And all I have is a simple assertion that you would have upgraded every cycle?" And the fact that I've upgraded ever step of the way up till now. There's that....

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RED Footage changing frame rate
by Ben Allan in the RED Camera Forum
Simple question really but I was given a ton of footage all shot in 23.98. Except for the first 20 shots. All in 29.97. This is having trouble syncing with the separate sound i imagine this is why. Is there anyway to fix this? Cheers!...

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Re: I'm having trouble with cast shadows
by Walter Soyka in the Adobe After Effects Forum
[Jeremy Garchow] "Thanks so much, Walter. I couldn't figure out a way to get a new instance of the key on top without shadows and keeping the 3D positioning. This may just work. Cheers." You're welcome. Another option might be to use the FashionShow_Key layer as a track matte for...

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Re: Vegas Pro 11 wont open
by Aaron Segal in the Sony Vegas Forum
this happens to me too! i open it, it looks like its going to work, but the video player doesnt open, or just plays black with no sound. Editing anything makes it say not responding. I tried updating it but it didn't help! Someone help me! I dont think i...

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Need to automate marking layer and exporting still image
by Jerrold Le Tourneau in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
I am have a number of videos to process. I am trying to figure out a script that will use the comp layer duration to calculate adding a marker at 1/30 increments. Then exporting a still image from at each marker. I have 200 videos that I need to do...

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Re: Problem when copying MXF file to PDW-U1 on Maverick OS X
by Paulo Viana in the Sony XDCAM Optical Disc & Related Forum
Hi Ian, Thanks to help me. I did the following steps: I checked the XDCAM Drive Utility and it's in free naming form. I exported an MXF file from FCP 7 using FILE/ EXPORT/Sony XDCAM (and changing the directory from the DISC to a folder in the computer) I formatted...

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Re: Ppro CC2014 Export f4v media, ???
by Tim Kolb in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Peter, ...with all due respect, when was the last time you attempted to import an FLV file as a source into any version of Media Encoder CS6 or later? At least in my experience on Windows, FLVs have been un-importable compression in AME since CS6. If you end up with...

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Match framing multiclips in FCP 7 - technique?
by MIke Janowski in the Apple Final Cut Pro Forum
OK, what am I missing here? I've always been baffled in multicam mode by the lack of actual match framing. I know I can select OPEN sync to see and play all the angles in concert with my Canvas/timeline. I know I can double-click on the timeline to bring up...

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Re: Switched...then switched back?
by Jason Porthouse in the Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Forum
So here's my twopennorth. I've decided to become an agnostic editor. It's easier for me as I tend toward ob doc work, that is largely cuts only. Every once in a while I'll treat myself to a dissolve. X - well I really enjoy cutting on it. And directors I've...

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Noise removal issues in clip audio
by Richard Cook in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Hey everyone, having a little issue here that's a bit of an annoyance. I'll try to explain best I can. So I basically have been doing "Render and replace" with the audio in my project, swapping between Premiere and Audition, and one issue I'm running into is that after I...

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Re: How to Remove a Nail on the Wall Behind the Talking Head?
by Alan Knight in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
OK so for 2 of the 3 clips I was able to simply create a duplicate of the video layer which I put on the layer above the original. I then created on that new layer a small ellipse around a clean part of the wall just above the nail,...

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Re: Renting Furniture
by Gary Huff in the Adobe Creative Cloud: The Debate Forum
[Chris Pettit] "But then you know that don't you?" Actually, I don't. Plenty of people here talk about skipping one or two version. Costs go up, software at this level is expensive, both to maintain and to include new features in. And yet, if Adobe was just going to maintain...

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Re: Renting Furniture
by Gary Huff in the Adobe Creative Cloud: The Debate Forum
[Aindreas Gallagher] "not. a. problem." That's not Trinity, that's Persephone. Ricardo can have Trinity. ;-)...

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Best PC editing laptop
by mike albertini in the Adobe Creative Cloud: The Debate Forum
Hi, I've done lots of research on this but before i take the plunge I thought I'd just get some advice from people on here. My budget is £600 ($1015) and I need this laptop for editing promos, packages, music videos, short films, short docs etc using Avid and Premiere,...

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What is this effect called?
by Andy Iz in the Sony Vegas basics Forum
Hi I've seen this effect used in quite a few call of duty edits and I was wondering what it was called. Here's the best photo I could find of it http://prntscr.com/47tfj3 . The effect basically warps the sides of the video around the screen and it looks really cool....

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Heavy Vertical Black Barcode Lines on thumbnail and images in Da Vinci Resolve 11 Lite
by Abraham Kim in the DaVinci Resolve Forum
Hey Guys, I just started using Da Vinci resolve but I'm having this serious issue with black vertical bars showing up on my images. 1. I tried the whole uninstalling and reinstalling 2. Using window's 7 with respectable desktop build 3. I had quicktime decoder issues before but solved by...

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Re: time lapse camera mount
by Steve Kownacki in the Cinematography Forum
do a search for "hitch mounted camera pole" here's one http://floatograph.com/telescoping-masts/index.php How long does it need to be in place? You may want to buy a utility pole (telephone pole) & have the contractor install it. Or buy/rent one of these babies http://www.skywaysecurity.com/netv-msu-4128-emg-camera-and-light-tower-trailer/ Or you could write a script that...

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Re: adeon R9 290 video card and Vegas Pro 13
by Jeff Bauer in the Sony Vegas Forum
Very interesting. Thank you David for taking the time to get these results!! Glad to see that a current video card can actually make a difference on all of the CODEC’s. Would it also be fair to conclude that having a powerful processor and lots of RAM reduces the importance...

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Video: Collin Byrd Demo REel
by Collin Byrd in the COW - Videos Forum
Collin Byrd Demo REel This is the animation demo reel of Collin Byrd. The song is Subuta.One (from the No More Heroes 2 Videogame soundtrack). All characters, music and sound belong to their respective owners. This demo reel was created soley for promotional purposes. CONTACT INFORMATION: Phone: 410-802-1442 Email: skipperwing@gmail.com...

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Image: screenshot2014-07-30at4.49.35pm.png
by Joseph Hung in the COW - Images Forum
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Re: Problem when copying MXF file to PDW-U1 on Maverick OS X
by Ian Cook in the Sony XDCAM Optical Disc & Related Forum
You can't write to the root. MXFs go to /CLIP. You are able to write to the User Data folder because that is one of the two directories (along with General) that isn't restricted. The export from FCP is working because Transfer knows to put the .mxf files into the...

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Re: Locate audio
by Alex Udell in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
If you are using FCP keyboard shortcuts... you park at the head of a clip and hit "F" this will match you back to the source (as marked, I think) in the viewer. from there you should be able to patch your tracks in the sequence and there is some...

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Re: Increasing Boundries of 3D Object
by Chris Lewin in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Does the photoshop canvas size match the composition size in after effects?...

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Re: I'm having trouble with cast shadows
by Jeremy Garchow in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Thanks so much, Walter. I couldn't figure out a way to get a new instance of the key on top without shadows and keeping the 3D positioning. This may just work. Cheers....

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Re: Convert day time shots to evening/night time
by Chris Lewin in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Video copilot did a great tutorial for this http://www.videocopilot.net/tutorial/day_to_night_conversion/ The example he did is a little complicated, but it covers the basic effect nicely....

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AE comp problem
by Panagiwths karapidis in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Hello,I am new with after effects and i have a problem,i recently made a fruit ninja video and used some fruit videos, now when i create a new comp my comp is like this one : http://images.creativecow.net/282039/1.png Comp settings: http://i1.creativecow.net/u-upload.php# Please help. Ps:sorry if my english aren't the best but...

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Server Solutions
by Phil Lemos in the Studio Network Solutions (SNS) Forum
Hello all This is my first post, so I hope this hasn't been covered before. I searched briefly. I run the digital department of a creative studio. I have recently been tasked with the joyous job of acquiring a new server for the company. We are Mac based, have around...

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