Editors http://personal-view.com/talks/categories/editors/feed.rss Thu, 18 Sep 14 13:43:26 -0600 Editors en-CA Official Final Cut X topic http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/260/official-final-cut-x-topic Tue, 21 Jun 2011 13:52:02 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 260@/talks/discussions

Look here - http://www.apple.com/finalcutpro/

You can buy it online and download instantly.

Apple also released new ProApps codecs (including ProRes codec) - http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1396

System requirements:
Processor - Intel Core 2 Duo processor or better
RAM - 2GB, 4GB is recommended
Card - OpenCL-capable or Intel HD Graphics 3000 or later
VRAM - 256MB or more
Display - 1280x768 resolution or higher
Mac OS X - v10.6.7 or later
Disk space- 2.4GB for Final Cut Pro, 2GB for Motion, 700MB for Compressor
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Exporting to tape on Adobe Premiere http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/11233/exporting-to-tape-on-adobe-premiere Tue, 09 Sep 2014 11:33:12 -0600 abraham1307 11233@/talks/discussions Hello all,

I am currently attempting to implement a new workflow at the work place using Adobe Premiere as we begin to stray away from FCP 7. Well my dilemma now is that I can't seem to figure out how to export my sequence to tape/deck (HDCAM,DVCPROHD,XDCAM) like we do on FCP 7. We have a Matrox MX02 LE setup to handle this task; it works with FCP 7 but not Premiere. I updated the drivers to support our specific version of Premiere as well. The problem is when I go to File>Export the selection for tape is grayed out. Does anyone here have an idea on what I am doing wrong?

Thanks, Abraham

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Adobe Premiere Pro CC and other CC Suite 2013 products http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/6597/adobe-premiere-pro-cc-and-other-cc-suite-2013-products Thu, 04 Apr 2013 01:28:52 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 6597@/talks/discussions http://success.adobe.com/en/na/programs/events/1303_30759_nab.html?sdid=KEYJL

Information files:

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mac osx editing, fcpx,fcp7 http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/11218/mac-osx-editing-fcpxfcp7 Sun, 07 Sep 2014 17:48:51 -0600 jclmedia 11218@/talks/discussions So basically Im wondering what people think about fcpx over fcp7 I am thinking about upgrading since i just got my new gh4, thanks for any advice.

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Lightworks topic http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/4804/lightworks-topic Wed, 03 Oct 2012 18:49:02 -0600 goanna 4804@/talks/discussions

Our solution was to avoid rewriting the Windows-specific code at all (it was, after all, tried, tested and optimized). Instead, we decided to move it to a new operating-system dependent layer which we engineered to have an OS independent interface.

Once this was complete, we were then able to begin work on a Linux implementation of that same layer. In essence, the Lightworks code is now split in two - the OS-independent code (eg. editing, play-engine, etc) which uses the OS-dependent code (eg. file access, threading, etc).

The OS independent code accounts for about 97% of the total codebase. The bulk of the work in porting to Linux was actually in re-engineering the existing code, not in writing the Linux-specific layer.

Linux of course doesn't have [Windows'] Direct3D, so we had to reimplement all the Linux GPU specific code using OpenGL.

This development has been long-awaited. Once again, risk-averse developers are showing us how OSes, once the mainstay of IT revenue, are losing relevance.

What's next - Lightworks for Android? -only a few lines of code away.

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Setting up a 3rd monitor with premiere http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10478/setting-up-a-3rd-monitor-with-premiere- Wed, 28 May 2014 11:25:22 -0600 thejohnroman 10478@/talks/discussions At work I have 2 mac monitors hooked up, simple enough. I also have a TV that I would like to use as a playback monitor. It works with Final Cut 7 but I cant Figure out how to get it to work with premiere. Any suggestion? The TV has an HDMI to an AJA card and that goes into my computer. I stumped out IT guy but he doesn't know Premiere. Thanks for any help!

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How to organize your edit http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/3052/how-to-organize-your-edit Sun, 29 Apr 2012 20:31:18 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 3052@/talks/discussions

Via: http://www.richardharringtonblog.com/

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Sony Vegas 13 topic http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10122/sony-vegas-13-topic Wed, 09 Apr 2014 08:34:54 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 10122@/talks/discussions

Sony Creative Software, a leading global provider of professional editing and authoring solutions, today announced the latest upgrade to its Vegas™ editing technology.

Vegas Pro 13 brings new collaboration tools and streamlined workflows to professional content producers faced with a wide variety of multimedia production tasks.

“Vegas Pro 13 takes giant steps toward making the total multimedia creation experience faster and easier than ever. One example is the Vegas Pro Connect iPad app, which provides a remote collaborative review process for clients and team members,” said John Freeborg, vice president of Sony Creative Software. “We are excited to announce Vegas Pro 13 at NAB and provide live presentations and in-booth demos of the new key features. In addition to technological advancements that span the production process, from ingesting to editing to archiving, we’ve created a set of phenomenal values by bundling Vegas Pro 13 with other workflow-integrated professional applications, both from Sony Creative Software and key partners.”

Vegas Pro 13 Edit software (MSRP $399.95), Vegas Pro 13 software (MSRP $599.95), and Vegas Pro 13 Suite software (MSRP $799.95) will be available for digital download on April 17, 2014 with physical products available May 5, 2014. For more information, or to purchase, please visit:

http://blog.sony.com/press/sony-announces-latest-version-of-vegas-pro-software/

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Autodesk Smoke topic http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/2873/autodesk-smoke-topic Sun, 15 Apr 2012 18:28:09 -0600 shian 2873@/talks/discussions image

Autodesk announces the be-all-end-all of postproduction workflows, by making Smoke 2013 one hell of a editing, grading, compositing beast...and SLASHING the price.

http://magazine.creativecow.net/article/walter-biscardi-yes-autodesk-smoke-2013-changes-everything

Still too pricey for me, but If I had a small production facility. It'd definitely be an option.

Trial link:

http://usa.autodesk.com/smoke-for-mac/trial/

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Does anyone know how to select only the bokeh part of a shot? http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10042/does-anyone-know-how-to-select-only-the-bokeh-part-of-a-shot Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:59:01 -0600 lolo 10042@/talks/discussions Helloo, Does anyone know how to select only the blured part of an image??, as there is focus peaking (even though i don´t know if there is a desktop software that can do this), i´m guessing there should be a way to select only the bokeh of an image instead of what is in focus???

can anyone think on a software, or a method, to achieve this??

Greetings!

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Bringing down highlights and bringing up shadows in PP CS6 http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/9832/bringing-down-highlights-and-bringing-up-shadows-in-pp-cs6 Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:45:52 -0600 HollyBoni 9832@/talks/discussions I have a problem with the shadows and highlights effect. If I don't use the auto amounts setting the image starts to flicker, and even with auto settings it makes the video look crap, like crap Photomatix HDR photos. What should I use to manage highlights and shadows? I tried curves, but it doesn't bring down the highlights, I can't bring up the shadows properly.

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Using gh2 with vegas pro 12 and have a few questons if anyones bored and wants to help lol http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/9972/using-gh2-with-vegas-pro-12-and-have-a-few-questons-if-anyones-bored-and-wants-to-help-lol Wed, 26 Mar 2014 20:21:55 -0600 howardst 9972@/talks/discussions If anyone uses a hacked gh2 and edits in vegas pro 12 and would be willing to any some questions I would appreciate your time. Thanx a lot for anyone who wants to teach me a few things I need to know to maximize my dvds and blu rays with gh2 720p footage. Thanks

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GH2 post-production workflows http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/1888/gh2-post-production-workflows Sat, 31 Dec 2011 16:46:53 -0700 sohus 1888@/talks/discussions
Main NLE software:
Avid 6.0
FCP
FCP X
Premiere Pro 6.0
Lightworks
Sony Vegas

Tools:
Clipwrap
5DtoRGB
Aunsoft
...

I have been working with FCPX for a while now and while it worked fine in the beginning, it really became very slow in a big project till the point of being unusable. I am currently trying out Avid. I have worked with Premiere but I hate it. Bad UI, still weird errors after all those years, cluttered interface, dynamic link has many issues, not many keyboard shortcuts, strange tool behaviour... it is a marketing hype but it sucks. I am on a mac so other tools (Lightworks, Vegas) are out of scope for me now. ]]>
Adobe premiere AUDIO DROP OUTS http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/9925/adobe-premiere-audio-drop-outs- Wed, 19 Mar 2014 21:00:01 -0600 tylerknight 9925@/talks/discussions I have searched far and wide to the far reaches of the internet and came up with nothing.

This has been a problem with adobe premiere as long as I can remember and still in the brand new CC version I am still getting audio drop outs randomly.

It is very random and can happen at any time the audio will drop out, then come back in and then go out again. If I stop playback and re-start, it will play for a little while and do it again.

I have tried changing every setting I possibly can within premiere and within my system and I am at a complete loss.

It is making it impossibly to do any editing

PLEASE HELP ME :(

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Corel VideoStudio X7 http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/9804/corel-videostudio-x7- Fri, 07 Mar 2014 02:58:49 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 9804@/talks/discussions

PR

Today Corel announced the availability of VideoStudio® Pro X7 and VideoStudio® Ultimate X7. Thanks to performance gains achieved through the addition of 64-bit architecture, the updated creative library and the new touch-friendly instant movie creator, FastFlick™, X7 upholds VideoStudio’s promise to provide the fastest and easiest way to create a broad range of professional quality videos, regardless of editing proficiency.

“VideoStudio has built a reputation for innovation by bringing users of all skill levels cutting-edge tools like 4K support, motion tracking, HTML5 authoring and a wide variety of creative editing tools in one affordable package,” said Greg Wood, Senior Product Manager, Digital Media. “But first and foremost, we strive to provide a program that is fast and easy and that addresses the growing enthusiasm for video in every walk of life, from personal, to sports, to school, to business, and the best way to ensure this is to go straight to the source” added Wood. “VideoStudio X7 was developed based on our extensive customer research. The result – a uniquely powerful, intuitive, fun and relevant editor.”

The enhancements and additions seen in VideoStudio X7 originate from an in-depth study. Corel researchers drew from a wide base of VideoStudio users, learning that performance, speed and even more easy-editing tools were the enhancements users most wanted to see in X7. As a result, VideoStudio introduces the following new features:

New 64-Bit Architecture Brings Dramatic Performance Gains

The new powerful 64-bit architecture removes memory limitations, resulting in dramatic performance gains in a wide variety of scenarios. For example, benchmark testing indicates, rendering HD multitrack projects can be up to 200% faster and rendering 4K projects can be up to 800% faster.

New FastFlick Makes Creating and Sharing Videos a Snap

Creating stylish movies and slideshows is as easy as 1-2-3 with the new FastFlick instant movie maker. Users can launch the touch-friendly app independently of VideoStudio to quickly create their project of choice by simply selecting a template, adding their media, and sharing. Users can upload their videos directly to Facebook, YouTube, Flickr or Vimeo, or they can save them for further editing in VideoStudio.

Updated Content Library Helps Users Explore New Creative Possibilities

VideoStudio X7 includes fresh new templates, frames, and objects as well as two new types of media, backgrounds and color patterns, to give videos a fresh and polished look.

And for special effects enthusiasts, VideoStudio Ultimate X7 includes a powerful, updated-to-64-bit collection of advanced special effects with plug-ins from proDAD, Boris Graffiti and NewBlue, providing over $500 in additional value. With 64-bit power, effects run faster than ever before.

New and Enhanced Tools Streamline the Editing and Sharing Process

User experience was a top priority for VideoStudio X7 development, resulting in more efficient ways to make and share video projects. Key usability enhancements include:

  • Enhanced! Smarter and faster 4K: The Smart Render option now works with UltraHD files resulting in rendering speeds are up to 200% faster than with X6. Users with the latest Intel chips can expect to see performance gains of 170-500% when working with 4K.
  • Enhanced! One-step online sharing: VideoStudio X7 lets users share their videos online in one simple step, no need to leave the program. Users simply select a social media property, choose the settings and post.
  • New! Favorite filters list: Like transitions, filters can now be added to a My Favorites list, saving users’ time when applying specific corrective filters or special effect filters.
  • Enhanced! Batch conversion custom profiles: Custom profiles in Batch Convert allows users to render multiple projects or files at the same time, exactly the way they want.
  • New! Intuitive profile management and customization: Custom profiles are the ideal tool to streamline workflows while still achieving great results. VideoStudio X7 makes it easy for users to create and save custom profiles to match the video properties for each of their cameras. This ensures the best results possible when rendering.
  • Enhanced! Transitions for overlay tracks: By popular request, VideoStudio X7 includes a new transitions category that makes it easier for users to find transitions that work best with their overlay tracks.

Pricing and Availability

VideoStudio Pro X7 and VideoStudio Ultimate X7 are available now in English, German, French, Dutch, Italian, Chinese Traditional and Japanese. Suggested retail pricing of VideoStudio Pro X7 is $79.99 (USD/CAN/AUD) / €69.99/ £59.99, VideoStudio Ultimate X7 is $99.99 (USD/CAN/AUD)/ € 89.99/ £79.99. Upgrade pricing is available.

http://www.videostudiopro.com

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Color Correcting Order of Operations with Object Removal http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/9744/color-correcting-order-of-operations-with-object-removal Fri, 28 Feb 2014 23:47:05 -0700 matt_gh2 9744@/talks/discussions Here's a question for the color grading champs on this site. I've got a few clips that have objects that need to be removed, so that will be done in Adobe After Effects or Speedgrade or Premiere (I'm on Adobe Creative Cloud). Should I remove them before or after color grading? The list below is the order of operations according to Shane Hurlbut, but I don't know where in this order I would best to remove the objects. Thanks for any advice you might have.

  1. Remove artifacts and de-noise.
  2. Balance your shots by adjusting BLACKS/MIDS/WHITES, SATURATION and WHITE BALANCE.
  3. Relight within a shot using power windows or masks.
  4. Add gradients, diffusion and other lens filters.
  5. Add vignettes
  6. Grade your images
  7. Simulate a film stock of your choice
  8. Resize and sharpen
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Sound mixing board for use with Premiere Pro CS5? http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/9694/sound-mixing-board-for-use-with-premiere-pro-cs5 Mon, 24 Feb 2014 10:36:11 -0700 Brian_Siano 9694@/talks/discussions I'm working on several projects where I could get a LOT of mileage of having a hardware sound mixer (sliders, etc.) by my keyboard while I'm editing. Are there any sound mixers that are small, cheap, and interface with Adobe Premiere Pro CS5?

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Premiere Pro, MTS files, metadata and no audio. http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/5906/premiere-pro-mts-files-metadata-and-no-audio. Fri, 25 Jan 2013 15:39:09 -0700 sam_stickland 5906@/talks/discussions So, I just discovered that Premiere Pro isn't importing audio for some of my MTS clips anymore. Not all MTS clips, just some of them.

After speaking to an Adobe representative I was told this was because I don't have the entire AVCHD folder structure and metadata available, just the .MTS files, and that my only option to get the audio back into Premiere is to transcode the clips into another format and relink against the transcoded version.

Personally I don't think this sounds like a completely plausible explanation. There are MTS clips in the same folder that import just fine.

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Adobe Creative Suite 6, CS6 topic http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/2841/adobe-creative-suite-6-cs6-topic Thu, 12 Apr 2012 01:50:27 -0600 sohus 2841@/talks/discussions CS6 Production Premium applications:

  • Adobe Encore CS6
  • Adobe Media Encoder CS6
  • Adobe Story Plus
  • After Effects CS6
  • Audition CS6
  • Photoshop CS6
  • Prelude CS6
  • Premiere Pro CS6
  • Speedgrade CS6

  • An optimized Mercury Playback Engine that is faster than before in software-only mode, and also sports a broader range of choices in graphics cards.

  • Adobe Mercury Transmit gives Adobe I/O hardware partners, such as AJA, Black Magic Design, Bluefish444, Matrox, and MOTU direct access to the Mercury Playback Engine. Using external monitors, you’ll get full-screen playback while maintaining all the real-time performance benefits of the Mercury Playback Engine.
  • Warp Stabilizer and Rolling Shutter Repair, which were previously only in Adobe After Effects.
  • Unlimited cameras in Multicam.
  • New and enhanced editing tools such as adjustment layers very reminiscent of After Effects, trimming directly in the Program Monitor, and a redesigned Audio Mixer. You can now double click to apply effects to selected clips.
  • Three-Way Color Corrector effect, that uses GPU acceleration
  • Adobe Media Encoder is now fully 64 bit software with a much expanded preset list and more efficient batch encoding that makes multiscreen delivery a breeze.

After Effects part

  • Native support for Adobe SpeedGrade .Look files, cineSpace .csp files, and overrange IRIDAS .cube files.
  • Not only is Mocha still there, but you can launch it directly from within After Effects.
  • Global RAM cache. This is a vastly improved frame caching system that allows you to try different options and Undo without a penalty in productivity, as well as render and cache a comp’s work area in the background.
  • Persistent Disk Cache. Previews done in a previous session are saved and immediately available the next time you open a project.
  • New graphics pipeline. With more efficient use of OpenGL, the work environment in After Effects is more highly responsive and smoother. You’ll get faster manipulation of layers with graphical overlays such as masks, motion tracker points, and motion paths. Depending on the hardware, functions may be speeded by anywhere from 1.5 to 16 times!
  • Intelligent 3D Camera Tracker effect.
  • Ray-traced 3D rending engine giving you the capability to quickly design fully ray-traced geometric text and shape layers in 3D space. Pair this engine with, say an nVidia Quadro 2000, and you’ll see over 10 times the performance over CPU-only rendering by a stock Intel i7 3960X processor!
  • Variable mask feather lets you set any number of points along a closed maks and define the width of the feather on a per-point basis
  • Pro Import, previously available as a separate product from Automatic Duck, is now included with After Effects CS6.
  • Effects that were previously 8bpc now support 16bpc or 32 bit float including all of the HD plug-ins of the included CycoreFX HD Suite.

Links:

http://success.adobe.com/en/na/programs/events/1203_16108_nab.html
http://success.adobe.com/assets/en/downloads/guides/PL_CS6_WN_Reveal.pdf
http://success.adobe.com/assets/en/downloads/guides/SG_CS6_Intro_Reveal.pdf
http://blogs.adobe.com/premiereprotraining/
http://blogs.adobe.com/toddkopriva/
http://blogs.adobe.com/insidesound/


Trials:

http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/tdrc/index.cfm?product=production_premium&loc=en_us&sdid=JUJDJ&virid=adbe2012-JUJDJ
http://www.adobe.com/downloads/


Buy:

http://www.adobe.com/products/catalog/software._sl_id-contentfilter_sl_catalog_sl_software_sl_creativesuitecollection.html

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Magix Video Pro X6 topic http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/9634/magix-video-pro-x6-topic Sun, 16 Feb 2014 05:36:57 -0700 tetakpatak 9634@/talks/discussions Professional video editing software, the newest version released around February 13th, 2014

Features:

  • Native 64-bit application
  • Support for RAW image formats
  • GUI adjusts in auto for high DPI screens - very important if you work on 4K display
  • Support for professional formats (XDCAM, AVC Intra, DVCPRO, ProRes and more)
  • Scalable proxy editing
  • 4K full support
  • native 64-bit software!
  • all video effects re-arranged and improved
  • improved performance in general
  • OS: Windows 7 and Windows 8.x
  • Vectorscope, wave form monitor, RGB-parade and histogramm added (finally)
  • support for numerous plug-ins (like for Neat Video since ver. X5)
  • Primary and secondary 3-way color correction
  • Multicam editing on up to nine tracks.
  • Full Stereo3D support
  • Precise Surround Sound audio editing in broadcast quality
  • Disc authoring for DVD, AVCHD and Blu-ray Disc
  • Broadcast quality file export with batch processing
  • Top quality bonus plug-ins from proDAD and Red Giant

About new software version:
http://pro.magix.com/en/video-pro-x/overview.275.html

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Avid Media Composer 7 http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/6676/avid-media-composer-7- Fri, 12 Apr 2013 08:54:48 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 6676@/talks/discussions

http://apps.avid.com/mediacomposer7/#?intcmp=AV-HP-S1

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Filmvision Pro plug-in http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/2524/filmvision-pro-plug-in Thu, 08 Mar 2012 00:57:31 -0700 spk 2524@/talks/discussions There's a YouTube user called ekzotica who has been posting some nice-looking videos from the G2 using this plug-in. I don't yet own a G-series camera, but I'd like to get one (probably G2) and I'd like to be able to achieve similar results. What would this involve?

Thanks for your patience.

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Scaling/cropping workflow http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/9144/scalingcropping-workflow Thu, 19 Dec 2013 10:59:57 -0700 _OZ 9144@/talks/discussions If I want to crop some of my shots (1080), should I create a project in 720 and work within that, or can I just crop (scale in Premiere) within a 1080 project and then export to 720?

Not sure if my question is clear, but basically I want to have the option of doing some tighter shots using my existing concert footage, and am willing to have the final output at 720, but want to know at what stage should I be scaling.

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Need feedback on workflow http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/9123/need-feedback-on-workflow- Tue, 17 Dec 2013 19:40:49 -0700 ahbleza 9123@/talks/discussions Hi there,

I am inexperienced with post production apart from basic NLEs, but have been tasked to put together a suggested workflow for a feature film suitable for cinema distribution. My requirements are as follows:

a) The original footage is recorded with BlackMagic cameras in Cinema DNG raw with 1.33 anamorphic LA7200 adaptors.

b) The result should include a DCP, Blu Ray and on-line 4K format suitable for VOD resale.

c) I've selected Da Vinci Resolve and FCPX as the NLE, because that's what I know.

d) The VFX pipeline has not been locked -- that will depend on the VFX house we use. Maybe AE or Nuke?

e) I'd like to use WindMotion to upscale to 4K, and for Noise Reduction.

I've put together some notes on the workflow, but have a lot of questions. For example, it's not clear exactly the order in which some things should be done. I assume VFX is added before the color grading, but don't know whether that should be done on a LT ProRes proxy version, or whether we should transcode the raw to ProRes 4444 and work only with those? Should I use DPX for the VFX pipeline, or ProRes 4444?

Anyway, I'm posting my notes below, and would welcome your suggestions and corrections, since I'm very new at this. Thanks!

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  1. Initial DIT captures all film as Cinema DNG raw (compressed, 12 bit, 1080p24), with accompanying reference audio (wav) file, and a selection of WAV audio tracks (between two and four tracks) of separate audio. Note that timecode has NOT been used, therefore all sound must be manually synchronized (using e.g. Pluraleyes or the built-in synch in the NLE.)

  2. A light grade is applied to all the Cinema DNG files using Da Vinci Resolve v10 Lite. At this stage, all anamorphic captures are desqueezed to 2.35 aspect ratio, resulting in 2554x1080 @24p images. ProRes LT proxies are created by the DIT using DVR10, with the initial grade. Some non-anamorphic material may be cropped to provide the 2.35:1 aspect ratio (since some material was captured non-anamorphic.)

  3. The ProRes proxies are loaded into Final Cut Professional 10 (FCPX) for the initial assembly edit. Audio files are synced at this time using FCPX and/or Pluraleyes are required.

  4. Noise reduction is applied to the FCPX proxies using Neat Video plugin. Note that this will be repeated later with the graded footage in a higher bitrate version.

  5. The assembly edit is completed with FCPX, to produce a first edit lock version for VFX.

  6. An initial audio mix is prepared. This will include addition of Foley and ADR tracks, that will come from the production process. Some additional Foley may be added at this stage, along with basic fixes to sound.

  7. DPX versions of clips requiring VFX will be exported from the NLE. Before this can be done, highest quality ProRes 4444 versions of the raw Cinema DNG footage should be transcoded using DVR10, and relinked into the NLE for the export of the clips. QUESTION: Should we use FCPX/Compressor or DVR10 to generate the DPX for VFX? OR will the VFX pipeline use ProRes 4444 directly?

  8. The finished VFX shots (perhaps as ProRes?) will be rendered by the VFX pipeline, and brought back into the NLE for inclusion in the final edit. Some frames may need to be trimmed to ensure timing is correct.

  9. Final sounding mixing and audio mastering is now completed, combined with the music/score. This might use Logic Pro or a similar tool chain, depending on the preferences of the audio master team.

  10. The final edit with VFX is generated as ProRes 4444 and exported to DVR10 for the color grading. The color grade is completed, and re-exported again as ProRes 4444.

  11. A tool such as Windmotion is used to upscale the footage to 4K, while maintaining 4444 color space as 12 bits. At this stage, additional noise reduction and/or sharpening may be applied to selected parts of the footage.

  12. The 4K master is now combined with the final audio mix, which is mastered to Dolby Cinema 5.1. (No licensing fee is now required.) This is used to create the DCP for festival use with the 5.1 audio track. Additionally, a Blu Ray master is created, both in disk format and within a MKV container. This may use H.264, or possibly H.265 if this is available.

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REJOICE! MTS support now available for Final Cut X! http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/9141/rejoice-mts-support-now-available-for-final-cut-x Thu, 19 Dec 2013 08:37:22 -0700 T1000 9141@/talks/discussions With the release of the new Mac Pro comes updates to FCX! MTS support is one of them!:

http://www.apple.com/final-cut-pro/whats-new/

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Sony Vegas renders over-saturated and over-contrast video? http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/7965/sony-vegas-renders-over-saturated-and-over-contrast-video Sun, 01 Sep 2013 03:15:24 -0600 tonalt 7965@/talks/discussions Wanted to share this, may help others.

This problem haunted me for long time. I was rendering clips in After Effects and then re-imported them to Vegas. Everytime I rendered videos from Vegas, them were over-saturated and had too much contrast.

I blamed Windows Media Player, my displays calibration, you name it... Then I finally found this video:

I had to simply just add Levels-plugin in Vegas with setting "Computer RGB to Studio RGB".

And now finally, the rendered video looks what it's supposed to look!

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Sony Movie Studio 12 and GH3 http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/9019/sony-movie-studio-12-and-gh3 Mon, 09 Dec 2013 06:24:50 -0700 Vesku 9019@/talks/discussions Sony Movie Studio 12 edits fine natively GH3 50P 50Mbs mov files. You can then render to 50/60P with high bitrate and quality remains. You can use Main Concept AVC (mp4 h.264) and enter manually 50/60 fps to check box because it is not in dropdown menu. GPU rendering with AMD card is in my system 2-3 times faster than with CPU. If you want to make several rerenders in project then I recommend at least 70-80Mbs because it is destructive h.264. There are no professional codecs in this cheap version other than uncompressed avi.

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CyberLink PowerDirector http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/6916/cyberlink-powerdirector Wed, 08 May 2013 23:13:00 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 6916@/talks/discussions Features

  • 4K support
  • Multiple GPUs support
  • Content-Aware Editing
  • Separate grading app with tracking in Ultimate
  • Separate audio app with filters and spectrum based artifacts removal
  • From $50 to $184

Please note that it app mostly suited for beginners and people who want to quickly get results.

See more at http://www.cyberlink.com/products/powerdirector-ultimate-suite/features_en_US.html


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VSDC Video Editor http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/8855/vsdc-video-editor Fri, 22 Nov 2013 12:33:15 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 8855@/talks/discussions

Completely free stuff useful if you need to make something small and fast.

http://www.videosoftdev.com/free-video-editor

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The Art of Editing in The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly http://personal-view.com/talks/discussion/8817/the-art-of-editing-in-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly Mon, 18 Nov 2013 15:40:05 -0700 jleo 8817@/talks/discussions

A shot-by-shot investigation of the three-way standoff at the climax of Sergio Leone's The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, revealing mathematical patterns, images of thought, and pure musical rhythm. A video essay by Max Tohline, 2013.

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