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Old June 2nd, 2005, 07:54 PM   #76
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Glad you got it working
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Old June 2nd, 2005, 08:15 PM   #77
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Basicaly I'm just after the film look, was hoping something else was faster. Probably there are not a lot of plugins for permiere, or maybe permiere can do it all on its own.
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Old June 2nd, 2005, 08:25 PM   #78
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Not related to Premiere, but others might be interested, VASST has a plugin for Sony Vegas called Celluloid. It uses Vegas' internal filters and is much faster to render than MB.

www.vasst.com/celluloid.htm
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Old June 3rd, 2005, 02:29 AM   #79
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Try the color corrector and increasing contrast. Or use the curves function in it and make a s-shaped curve.
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Old June 3rd, 2005, 11:12 AM   #80
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thanks

Thanks Glenn, anyone else have a suggestion?
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Old March 13th, 2006, 11:12 PM   #81
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Magic Bullet and Premiere 2.0

Anyone here use Magic Bullet, and if so, have you used it with Premiere 2.0?

I've noticed that suddenly, there's an odd rectangle in the middle of my screen that is discolored. It's a LITTLE darker than everything else, and has perfect right angles. When there's a lot of action going on, it's not noticeable, but when you have a portion of solid color (like a wall),it's easily defined.

Has anyone else had this problem? How did you go about resolving it?
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Old March 17th, 2006, 01:30 AM   #82
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Is it always stationary, and in the same place each time? It could just be part of the Source/Project monitor interface. Unless it's also making it's way into your exported footage, I wouldn't worry about it.
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Old March 21st, 2006, 06:38 PM   #83
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Yes, it's always stationary, and it does make it onto the final footage.

It's the oddest thing I've seen. I was watching a burn of a DVD this weekend with someone, and POW, there it was. I can't figure out the issue, and no one on the Red Giant board has replied.

Has anyone else noticed this issue with Premiere 2.0 and Magic Bullet?

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Old April 9th, 2006, 02:46 PM   #84
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That's pretty odd. I've used Magic Bullet with Premiere 2.0 and I haven't noticed any abnormalities. Does this happen with every Magic Bullet filter?
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Old May 18th, 2006, 11:16 AM   #85
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Magic Bullet audio problem

So I exported from Premiere 1.5 with the Huffy codec (29.97), then imported in AE 6.5 and did what the MB manual says:
--use Interpret footage window to set Separate Fields to OFF.
--drag footage to Comp Window, set frame rate to 23.976 in Comp Settings
--Add MB, auto setup worked fine (now configured to convert NTSC footage to 24p)
--I have Do Interlace checked, source video NTSC, lower field first, motion detect at default 20.0000, detail pattern default 4
--I changed deartifact from None to 4:1:1 (DV, DVCAM)
--Add to Render Que
--Render settings: Best (frame blending on for checked layers, field render off, 3:2 pulldown off, use comp's frame rate 29.97...), lossless, errors only, output to comp name

After it's done rendering, I tried to play it, and it looks deinterlaced, but there is no audio at all. If I reimport to AE, there's no waveform.

Couple questions:
1. Any insight into why I have no audio?
2. Do I have to export my audio from Premiere separately and add it to the deinterlaced footage in AE?
3. Do my settings look correct?

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Old May 22nd, 2006, 05:57 PM   #86
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What codec did you render to? Was audio selected?

Your settings seem fine but you should bring your audio in separately from the video or strange things can happen. Check the Magic Bullet manual for the correct audio settings.
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Old May 22nd, 2006, 11:42 PM   #87
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My Bad

Yes, by the way, for future forum searchers, the reason I had no audio was b/c I'm a bone head. I'm new to AE as well and in my output module I didn't have the audio output selected.

Since then, however, I have been importing my audio with the video and not having a problem thus far. Hopefully that will continue!
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Old May 30th, 2006, 06:21 PM   #88
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Magic Bullet Output Framerate Question!

Hi Everyone,

Quick question that is bothering me now that I demo'ed Magic Bullet Suite 2.1. When I output 60i NTSC footage to 24p via After Effects and Magic Bullet, should the framerate that shows up in my NLE for the rendered file be 23.976 or 29.97? All procedures to deinterlace and convert 60i to 24p are being followed as per Magic Bullets Manual.

Any help would be appreciated!

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Old May 31st, 2006, 05:43 AM   #89
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After Effects / Magic Bullet video anomalies

In the final exported video file from After Effects, after rendering out some Magic Bullet Look Suite filters, there are anomalies in the video. In the darker footage (HDV by the way), there seem to be very short blasts of grainy brightness or certain colours. Anyone got any idea what's going on??
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Old May 31st, 2006, 12:47 PM   #90
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Additional information:

When I use DV Film Maker I get a avi with a framerate of 23.976 (as expected).

In addition, when I use WCinemantiQ I get a avi with a framerate of 23.976 ( as expected).

So why is it that I am getting 29.970 framerate when I use magic bullet and after effects?

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