Monthly Archives: March 2011

Nested sequences in Premiere Pro – good joke

Yes, you can. You can nest as many sequences on as many levels as you want. Good luck on manipulating them without Premiere Pro crashing though. Perhaps you can get away with several in a short project. But if you … Continue reading

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Synchronicity and confirmation bias – a difference

And now for something completely different. The concept of synchronicity is quite simple – it is a subjective feeling that two events are meaningfully related. For example, I look for information on problem A, then in my spare time I … Continue reading

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Premiere Pro and Blackmagic redux

I’ve already written about problems with rolling credits in Blackmagic sequences. It turns out that this problem is also present on PCs, and applies to any titles, and effects or transitions that are applied to them. It would be a … Continue reading

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Premiere CS5 backwardation and woes

Like any software, CS5 has its share of problems that still have not been properly addressed by any patch available. I’ve already written about psd files with alpha channel – BTW, this effect for some reason carries through if you … Continue reading

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Snow Leopard – an overprotective parent

Have you ever noticed that Mac OS seems to behave like an overprotective parent? An excellent example is the problem of attempting to overwrite files. Let’s say I exported a file from FCP. Then I find out that I made … Continue reading

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Human heuristics

Some argue, that we should live our lifes in a rational way, calmly and dispassionately analyzing pros and cons of each situation. While perhaps this is a noble ideal, it is also impossible to attain, and even those people who … Continue reading

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Encore likes to boss around

Another quirk of Encore (this time on the PC) is that if you run it on Windows 7 (and perhaps on Vista as well, but I haven’t checked), and you try to build an ISO file for dual-layer disc, you’ll … Continue reading

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