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Old January 2nd, 2006, 04:30 AM   #1
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Premiere and Bullet Question

I finally upgraded to Premiere Pro 1.5 and Magic Bullet to edit our short film. I'm very tired after a gnarly New Year here in Vegas and haven't had time to sift over everything on these forums, so here's the scoop.

I am noticing some odd "loss of quality" issues after rendering a Magic Bullet "Look" in my project. It is hard to explain, so here are a few examples.

The first sequence in which the camera slowly pulls back from a television I notice the edge of a wall kind of flickers, as do the edges of the TV until the camera stops moving.

Another example is we crane down a shelf, and as we pass a box of matches and a cigarette carton, there are lines flickering through them. It's not everything, just select items on the screen.

Is this just an issue with this software or are there settings I should check. The film was shot in 24p, I am using the Panasonic 24p project setting, and I am not using an external monitor to view this, just the premiere window.

Thanks for any help guys, this is my first big venture into this stuff.

Okay, I read through some stuff. I'm getting mixed information on the project settings, i.e. as to whether or not it should be 24 or 29 or whatever. I started editing this project on Premiere 6 and have never had to deal with any of this stuff as of yet. Don't know if this is even the problem, but I thought I'd throw it out there.
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Old January 2nd, 2006, 11:28 AM   #2
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I am no expert... but

I would say that part of your video problem is the render to screen... I had some wierd effects like that but I did an audioless preivew on a monitor using a camera connected to a tv adn the firewire output (this is unsupported) - the output looked fine there and on the final master.

do you have a render card in your machine like a BlackMagic Decklink or suchnot?
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Old January 3rd, 2006, 11:36 AM   #3
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Yeh, what are your Preview settings. Sometimes it defaults to less than Best Quality. I never trust the on-screen preview. Always use a monitor. Better yet, render a test clip and view that on a monitor.
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Old January 3rd, 2006, 05:07 PM   #4
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Yeah, it was the Premiere display that was causing the effect. I watched it on an LCD and on my TV and it looked fine. Except that it was squeezing the 16:9 to 4:3.
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