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  • Online Edit Tips

    Hello All, I've got an 'interview' at a post house next week and they want to see what I can do. I know that they want me to online part of a show in Symphony. So far, I know that i'll need to grade in Symphony and do titles etc... Has anyone got any tips/tricks for what else I should...
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by AnEditAssistant on Sat, Jul 29 2017
  • Can I make a 720p interview look closer to 1080p?

    Hello, I have a project shot and edited in 1080p, but with one single interview that was mistakedly shot 720p. It really obviously stands out. Does anyone have any tips or tricks to help it blend in better? It feels like it should be do-able, it's very static and well shot with shallow depth of field...
    Posted to Avid Media Composer - Mac (Forum) by dylanhowitt on Tue, Sep 20 2016
  • Passing transcoded files to grading

    Hello all, For the last week, I have been editing a short movie. The edit is now ready and I need to transfer the project to color grading and sono. I understand most of the procedure (for example: EDL files) and I have most of it ready. I have one question however: In the edit we used some footage from...
    Posted to Avid Media Composer - PC (Forum) by PabloVermicelli on Thu, Aug 18 2016
  • Can you apply LUTS in Media Composer 7?

    Hi - motionvfx.com has MLUTS to apply color correction to clips. The website has all the apps logos that MLUTS works with and they have AVID logo on there too. However, when you scroll down to the bottom of the page where it says SYSTEM REQUIREMENT, it says "mLut files work with any software supporting...
    Posted to Avid Media Composer - Mac (Forum) by DSLRMAN on Tue, Nov 17 2015
  • When to Use RGB 709 Colour Space?

    Hi, I have edited a project that was shot Arri Alexa 2K. The Colourist wants a comform done in Avid. We agreed on an Apple ProRes 4444 quicktime ouput. I set the format to 2K 2048x1152 16:9 25P and removed all colour transformations. The only thing I'm not sure about is Color Space. Should I be using...
    Posted to Avid Media Composer - Mac (Forum) by S.Clements on Tue, Oct 13 2015
  • Alpha Layer Export

    I've been searching this and other forums for information regarding the issue of exporting alpha from Avid. It seems like the answer is "you can't", but I wanted to see how people get around this issue when it comes to grading. I have a sequence with a video layer for normal video content...
    Posted to Avid Media Composer - PC (Forum) by Nikolai H on Mon, Dec 8 2014
  • avid to resolve relink issues

    Hello all, I work in avid 6.5 where I transcoded down my AMA files to DNxHD 175 to grade in resolve lite 10. I went into resolve via .aaf and went out the same way. All the tutorials I have found are telling me to match the tape names of both the original DNxHD files and the files that are brought in...
    Posted to Complete Your Suite (Forum) by patskehill on Sat, Jul 26 2014
  • JVC Verite V.S FSi - Help choosing a grading monitor

    I'm thinking about buying a monitor for my new editing room. I can't afford an high-end monitor, but I still would like to be able to do some grading for broadcast if needed. So far I've narrowed my choice to 3 monitors, but I'm not sure witch one would be the best. I'm looking for...
    Posted to Avid Media Composer - Mac (Forum) by JPBU on Wed, May 7 2014
  • CC settings to emulate LUTs

    Hi, just seeing of anyone knows of any kind of base grade settings for certain cameras to use when grading in Avid. We have MC 5 and Symphony 6, which cannot make use of LUTs, so I'm wondering if anyone has done a list of CC settings that would emulate LUTs for various cameras. The camera we use...
    Posted to Avid Options Forum (Forum) by Dan on Thu, Mar 27 2014
  • Upresing for a grading master

    I shot onthe 5d mkII. In Avid 6.5 I linked the clips to AMA then transcoded to DNX 36 to edit. The project is 2 hours. I want to upres so that I can begin color grading, but looking around on the forum, all the workflows involve relinking to the ama clips, which it does not seem like I can do because...
    Posted to Get Started Fast (Forum) by patskehill on Sun, Mar 2 2014
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