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Re: Fascinating Premiere 6K workflow story from Vashi Nedomansky
by Bret Williams in the Apple Final Cut Pro X Debates Forum
A neat article from a year or two ago pointing out that we're kind of already pancaking in FCPX when we create keyword collections. https://fcpxpert.net/2016/02/15/pancakes-shmancakes-premiere-vs-fcp-x/ Call it browser pancaking or something but it's pretty functionally the same. I think now with smart collections, the technique could be updated further to...

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Re: Setting Up a Project?
by Eric Santiago in the Autodesk Maya Forum
It all depends on where it was originally imported from. I use maya project folder structure but after awhile I started changing where my renders and sourceimages folder resides. Usually its on a bigger drive on the network and thats fine. There are mel scripts for fixing this but I...

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Re: h.264 8k res
by Daniel Loshak in the Compression Techniques Forum
Seriously, what did you expect? It's 8K you're dealing with! What source file are you using? What sort of PC do you have?...

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Re: How to get this to 50 meg or less (and still able to view captions well)
by Graham Bernard in the MAGIX Vegas Forum
Thanks Marco. * Grazie 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: Flash CS5 Suddenly SLOW
by Sam Mattern in the Adobe Flash Forum
Disable antivirus? Check disk usage? I'm on Windows 10 and the recent update they've been sending is pegging our disks to 100% utilization until it's installed. Computer basically is frozen. -Sam...

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Re: How to get this to 50 meg or less (and still able to view captions well)
by Marco Baer in the MAGIX Vegas Forum
Actually I didn't remove that certain page but my whole VegasVideo.de website is down since end of 2016 due to some server modifications which are not compatible with the CMS version I used for creating the site. You could still access the page via a web archive: https://web.archive.org/web/20161013201440/www.vegasvideo.de/vegas-2-handbrake-en But you...

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Re: FCPX External monitoring.
by Roger Poole in the Apple Final Cut Pro X Forum
When I say sharp I mean that viewing the output from the Blackmagic card in FCP7 I can see every hair on a dogs back. In FCPX, same card, same cilp, I can see on the video monitor, which end of the dog has teeth . Having said that, a...

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Re: Subtitles in Premiere Pro
by Simon Ubsdell in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
I use Andreas Kiel's excellent psTitles plug-in for this. It creates editable TIFFs so your post house will have no problem, nor will you. http://www.spherico.de/filmtools/ I strongly recommend it. Simon Ubsdell tokyo productions hawaiki...

3 hours ago   read more
Re: Returning or selling AppStore Version
by Sascha Engel in the DaVinci Resolve Forum
Hi Jose, I wrote the AppStore of Apple and got already an answer (see below). Do you think there is a point on keeping to insist? For me the reasoning it's long ago, does not count, since I only could understand the limitations, when changing my GPU. Thanx for any...

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Re: Returning or selling AppStore Version
by José Luis Martínez Díaz in the DaVinci Resolve Forum
Your only chance is to ask for a refund via the App Store Support, claiming it basically has limitations that are not specified in the description. I had to do so with the first iteration of FCPX, it wasn't quick but it worked. J...

3 hours ago   read more
Re: Final Cut Pro X + AfterEffects or Motion5?
by Richi Chillt in the Apple Final Cut Pro X Forum
Thanks Andy, and is the workflow between Final Cut an After Effects as "smooth" as between Final Cut and Motion, especially regarding quality loss or other things? How would you export from FCPX to AfterEffects and back without loosing any quality or other saved clip settings which come with the...

3 hours ago   read more
Opening legacy project
by Andrew Johnstone in the Adobe Audition Forum
Hello, I am trying to recover a project (for reedit) for a colleague who has produced a programme on a legacy version of AA, I thin on a PC. The file that they have sent through to me will not open on my MAC, so I am wondering if there...

4 hours ago   read more
Decent workflow with AME seems hopeless.
by Jerry Smith in the Adobe Media Encoder Forum
I've been using AE and AME 2014 for a long time. I installed 2015.3 versions of both and 2015 versions of bridge. I'd like to be able to somehow point at a main comp in an AE project and start rendering. I don't really care how long the render takes....

4 hours ago   read more
Re: "Wind like" noise from Sennheiser K6
by Peter Groom in the Audio Professionals Forum
Is your voltage definitely right. - such as t12 vs 48v etc? Peter Post Production Dubbing Mixer...

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Re: Scale project for viewport navigation
by Corrado Carlevaro in the Maxon Cinema 4D Forum
Thank you so much for the Use Color/Off! Ok, I'll scale the scene up when modeling and back down when rendering; I think scaling the whole scene it's the best option as it should scale all properties (i.e. Lights falloff radius, Camera focus distance, Material transparency absorption distance etc.). For...

4 hours ago   read more
Subtitles in Premiere Pro
by Quintus Lubbe in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
I know that quite a few people have asked this and there have been numerous posts and tutorials regarding, but I still haven't come to a workable solution. I want to create subtitles for my feature film, however, as I am not the finishing house, just the offline editor, there...

4 hours ago   read more
Re: Unwanted crop/zoom
by Eric Clinch in the MAGIX Vegas Forum
Right click on the crop box and select "Match Output Aspect"?...

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AVCi100 mxf Growing file in Premiere 2017
by Jamie McGee in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Hi. We are currently using Tools On Air Just:In to ingest growing files for Premiere. The preferred format is AVCi100 in mxf wrapper. Since Premiere 2014, we have struggled with the performance of AVCi100 in Premiere when using growing files and have switched to ProRes. Testing different workflows again to...

5 hours ago   read more
Re: Cannot access bezier handles
by Garry Jenkins in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Hey Peter! Thanks very much for the detailed answer - I stumbled across a fix by deleting the keyframe and just starting it again later in time, then moving it back...exactly as you said above in point 4. I'm slapping my forehead as well because I never thought of trying...

6 hours ago   read more
Lighting a AE scene with an HDRI (IBL)?
by Duca Simone Luchini in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Hi everybody, there is a way to light with an After Effects (3d) scene a HDRI photo (IBL) ? I know I can make it using Cineware(C4D) or 3D Elements(Videocopilot) but I ask if is it possible make it without using them:. For example, I'd like to light a simply...

6 hours ago   read more
Re: Markers or Metadata - The Debate!
by Simon Ubsdell in the Apple Final Cut Pro X Debates Forum
[David Lawrence] "Seems to me Vashi falls heavily into the spatial camp. " This seems to be the case, yes. (Thanks, David, for starting this thread. It's certainly ground that's been covered before but I still think there's a lot more to say.) What's important to highlight here is that...

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Re: Unwanted crop/zoom
by László Kovács in the MAGIX Vegas Forum
Sorry, I didn't look it close enough. I see now. You say you tried to reimport this video many times. Did you completely remove this clip from the project also, or just deleted from the timeline? If you just deleted from the timeline, try to remove it from the project...

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Re: Animating scale of multiple groups within a shape layer in a random configuration
by Jackson Davis in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
Thanks for your help guys, I really appreciate it. Dan, your method is working like a charm - Exactly what I was looking for. Thank you also for the explanation....

6 hours ago   read more
Apply Blending mode with slider?
by Duca Simone Luchini in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Hi everybody, there is a way to use only e certain percentage of blending mode, meybe using a slider? I mean, there are many effects which are a slider to set up a percentage of fx to apply or/and e percentage of blending mode (of the effect). But in AE,...

6 hours ago   read more
Re: Apple took 6 years to recover the number of FCP users it had in 2011
by Steve Connor in the Apple Final Cut Pro X Debates Forum
[Bill Davis] "Love the phrasing, Fritz. "Failure" "Years to recover" Fabulous neutral "reportorial" writing. " Fritz??...

7 hours ago   read more
Re: Animating scale of multiple groups within a shape layer in a random configuration
by Steve Sierra in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
I see, I was confused, thinking it might turn "a" to "1", "b" to "2", "c" to "3", etc... Thanks for the lesson ! ;)...

7 hours ago   read more
Re: Alternative to Audition?
by James McCosh in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Pete But PPro doesn't 'know' that Audition isn't installed so it tries to run it anyway. The question is: how does Windows deal with the request? At the moment it invokes an audio-related program, in my case not a useful one. Where in depths of Windows is there a reference...

7 hours ago   read more
Re: locking keyframes to markers ?
by Raja Kamaruzzaman Rc in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
Hi dan.. The script you're giving is working fine.. but what if I have more than two keyframes? meaning I want the first 2 keyframes play as usual, but only the third and fourth keyframes will be triggered by that marker. I did this : L = thisComp.layer("Layer With Marker");...

7 hours ago   read more
Re: Markers or Metadata - The Debate!
by Steve Connor in the Apple Final Cut Pro X Debates Forum
The only thing that takes me back to Premiere Pro now is when I have a project that will benefit from "pancaking"...

8 hours ago   read more
Re: Animating scale of multiple groups within a shape layer in a random configuration
by Dan Ebberts in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
>I read it takes a string and turns it into an int That's what it does. It will parse the string from left to right until it reaches the end of the string or a character that doesn't translate to an integer. So "23x" would parse as 23, as would...

8 hours ago   read more
Re: LiveType project settings for 1080p timeline?
by Bobby Hall in the Apple Final Cut Pro Legacy Forum
Does it matter what the frame rate of the text is?...

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Re: Unwanted crop/zoom
by Stephen mesureur in the MAGIX Vegas Forum
The problem is that, as you can see it on the images, I don't have the full image that I should have (on the right) but a cropped (zoomed) part (on the left)....

8 hours ago   read more
Senior Dev Ops - Luma Pictures - Santa Monica
by Luma Pictures in the JOBS Offered - Higher Pay Forum
Are you a Senior Dev Ops? You Can - Implement systems that are highly available, scalable, and self-healing - Lead technical team in designing, testing and implementing software solutions to help strengthen and automate technology in a Linux environment - Help build on the toolset used to support the development...

9 hours ago   read more
Re: Rotation + expression + script problem
by Steve Sierra in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
Hi again, So I had to work my way around the problem by creating another null and have Anull look at it. Is there really no way to keep rotations "Local" in this parent configuration while animating rot with expressions ? Cheers ! ;)...

9 hours ago   read more
Re: Weird problem with sound in Premiere Pro CC2017
by Peter Garaway in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Glad to hear it's working for you and sorry for the hassle. Enjoy! Peter Garaway Adobe Premiere Pro...

9 hours ago   read more
Re: Updated Premiere 2017 CC and have no more presets on export?
by Peter Garaway in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Hi James, Not sure what went wrong there but you can import them manually. They are located at: Documents > Adobe > Adobe Media Encoder > (version you saved the in. e.g.: 11.0) > Presets 1. Launch AME 2. Navigate to the Preset Browser > Click the Import Presets button...

9 hours ago   read more
Re: Unwanted crop/zoom
by László Kovács in the MAGIX Vegas Forum
Hi Stephen, So you have a 16:9 footage in a 21:9 project. A 16:9 picture does not fill up 21:9 canvas, as you see on your first image. You need to make it 21:9, for this the best way (I think) is cropping it to 21:9. That will fill the...

9 hours ago   read more
Re: Getting Interlace looking edges when rendring - screen shot attached
by László Kovács in the MAGIX Vegas Forum
Hi Don, I always keep project settings that matches the output. So I'd keep it progressive. Best regards László Kovács...

9 hours ago   read more
Question about lag and mutiple screens over an mp3
by Max Gazzara in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Hi, I'm a complete beginner with adobe premiere pro cc 2017 My goal is to make a splitscreen video of myself playing different music I have my mp3 of my final audio and it plays perfectly. The problem I'm having is each video I post has tremendous lag. I saw...

9 hours ago   read more
Re: Weird problem with sound in Premiere Pro CC2017
by Ionut Stoica in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Thank you for the reply Peter. That seams to half do the trick. I say that because even after deleting the cache in it's full (deleted the parent folders as well) the problem was still there. So I digged deeper online and after redeleting the cache I renamed the files...

9 hours ago   read more
Grainless Export Settings From Premiere to Youtube
by Cooper Meyer in the Compression Techniques Forum
URGENT! I've got a video consisting of AVCHD shots that has some slight grain/colour breakup in the highlights/midtones, and it looks fine upon my regular Match Source - High Bitrate H.264 export from Premiere Pro, but as soon as it's uploaded to youtube, this grain is brought out to look...

10 hours ago   read more
Updated Premiere 2017 CC and have no more presets on export?
by James Carver in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
I upgraded to Premiere 2017.1 CC v11.0 Today I noticed various things in my export settings are missing. I now only have 5 or 6 presets and other things are missing like I don't have an option anymore to adjust the bitrate on the video output.... I've refreshed my plugin...

10 hours ago   read more
Re: Animating scale of multiple groups within a shape layer in a random configuration
by Steve Sierra in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
Hi Dan, Could you quickly explain what parseInt does ? I read it takes a string and turns it into an int ? How ? What does the base 10 do ? Thanks ! ;)...

10 hours ago   read more
Rigging TD - Luma Pictures - Melbourne
by Luma Pictures in the JOBS Offered - Higher Pay Forum
Are you a Rigging TD? You Can - Develop realistic skeletal rigs for a variety of humanoids and complex creatures - Build and maintain rigs currently in production using internal tools; - Assist in the creation of new rigs and rig components; - Perform rig maintenance and fixes during production;...

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Re: Apple took 6 years to recover the number of FCP users it had in 2011
by Bill Davis in the Apple Final Cut Pro X Debates Forum
Love the phrasing, Fritz. "Failure" "Years to recover" Fabulous neutral "reportorial" writing. Let me play, "Spin the Headline" too please! __________ FCP X surpasses FCP Legacy 10-Year adoption mark in just six years! or perhaps, FCP X on-pace to best FCP Legacy adoption by 40% or more. or (my favorite!)...

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Re: Expression to link Shape data to position coordinates
by Steve Sierra in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
Hi Ed, This is where my if/else statement comes to work 😉 I had forgotten the reason, but here it is : Keys start at 1, time starts at 0. So when the time remap hits 0, you have to tell it to go to one of your mouth shapes...

10 hours ago   read more
Animation Artist - Luma Pictures - Melbourne
by Luma Pictures in the JOBS Offered - Higher Pay Forum
Are you an Animator? You can - Animate the human bipedal figure and other organic forms - Understand the principles of cinematography including use of lenses, positioning and moving the camera, etc - Take direction and are willing to address comments and make changes - Assist production in other parts...

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Culture Coordinator - Luma Pictures - Santa Monica
by Luma Pictures in the JOBS Offered - Higher Pay Forum
Are you dynamic and excel in coordinating teams and reinforcing a positive atmosphere? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, exciting environment? Then this may be the position you’ve been looking for! Luma is an artist owned, artist run visual effects studio with a strong emphasis on studio culture. We're...

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Content and Design Editor - Luma Pictures - Santa Monica
by Luma Pictures in the JOBS Offered - Higher Pay Forum
Are you a Content and Design Editor? Luma is seeking Designers with a strong Editorial skill-set to service both our Original and Branded content endeavors. You Can - Conceptualize and execute on original concepts for short form video compilations; work with a mix of live action, stock footage, visual effects,...

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Grainless Premiere Export Settings For YouTube Upload
by Cooper Meyer in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
URGENT! I've got a video that has some slight grain/colour breakup in the highlights/midtones, and it looks fine upon my regular Match Source - High Bitrate H.264 export, but as soon as it's uploaded to youtube, this grain is brought out to look terrible. I assume because of the fact...

11 hours ago   read more
Re: Scale project for viewport navigation
by Brian Jones in the Maxon Cinema 4D Forum
scale the scene and everything gets bigger, then you can do the reverse and scale back down again. Or you could scale only the object (then scale back again) or add a Plain effector as a deformer and scale up to work on it but turn off the effector (or...

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Re: Volume Caustics Reflection Limitation Issue
by chris lunney in the Maxon Cinema 4D Forum
Hmm... I was worried this might be the case. It would make sense that volume caustics are specific to how the volume of light is effected by a material after it passes through it. Its just simply frustrating that this does not include reflection. I'll gladly suggest this to Maxon....

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Re: Volume Caustics Reflection Limitation Issue
by Brian Jones in the Maxon Cinema 4D Forum
the way I read the help, the volume caustics are to make visible effects in the volumetric light after it passes through a transparent object. Relating to your example of the foggy room, the volumetric light is a fake of that and while reflected light does affect the volume of...

11 hours ago   read more
MacBook Pro + Kona Lhi
by Sohrab Sandhu in the AJA Video Systems Forum
I have a 2015 MacBook Pro and a kona Lhi from an earlier setup. Is there a way to monitor video from MacBook Pro to an external monitor? I was thinking of getting an external enclosure for kona card and hook it up with MacBook via thunderbolt. Can this work?...

11 hours ago   read more
Canon C100 Mark I switch on problem.
by Jonni Mangue in the Canon EOS DSLR Forum
My Canon C100 wouldn't switch on. I was using it one day and the battery was close to zero and I'm not sure if I had the lever on the lock mode or camera mode but then the camera shut down due to no battery. I recharged the battery, green...

12 hours ago   read more
Re: Volume Caustics Reflection Limitation Issue
by chris lunney in the Maxon Cinema 4D Forum
Hey Brian, Thanks for diving into this! Some more context for ya. I'm working on previs for an installation focused around volumetric lighting. I am specifically interested in seeing the caustic volume the light created and although the surface caustics in the real installation will also inevitably exist, they are...

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VFX Producer - Luma Pictures - Melbourne
by Luma Pictures in the JOBS Offered - Higher Pay Forum
Are you a VFX Producer? You can - Manage all aspects of a show, involving: the VFX breakdown and bid / planning and scheduling of facility resources / managing the VFX team and monitoring their work during the post-production process / liaising and managing relationships with clients - Plan and...

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