Want smooth playback for your projects?
Then you should be using proxy files or optimized media.
This isn’t a last resort to improve playback. This should be one of the first media management items you do!
Editors for large Hollywood movies don’t edit using uncompressed media, why should you?
Beyond knowing you should, it’s also helpful to understand how to generate, link, or re-link proxy files.
In this video from VFXstudy you’ll learn about:
- 01:32 Project Setup
- 03:58 Proxy Media Settings
- 07:20 Generating and linking Proxy Files
- 12:18 Proxy vs Timeline Resolution
- 13:55 Proxy Media & Fusion
- 18:09 Search and Filter for Proxies
- 20:19 Optimized media
- 30:02 Proxy Workflow with Fusion Loader Nodes
Now you know!
Gedaly is the Managing Editor of DVResolve.com and a Blackmagic Design Certified Trainer. He’s edited commercials for major brands and has done color & VFX for independent films. He consults on post-production workflow and creating online education. Gedaly is the co-founder of Working.Actor, a former marketing manager for large brands, and creates original film projects with his production company Razee.