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How can I avoid multiple instances of an OMF while copying a session in ProTools?

My PT session for a short film has several audio tracks, and at some point I imported an OMF from the foley department. I worked directly from this OMF (maybe the problem started here?) with editing, ...
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Exporting OMF on Premiere

I've been having a lot of issues trying to export OMF files to work on Pro Tools. Apparently Premiere renames the audio files to whatever it feels they should be called, making it almost impossible ...
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Importing OMFs into Pro Tools; 2 mono tracks instead of one stereo

When I import an OMF into Pro Tools they enter as two mono tracks, panned left and right as opposed to one stereo track - any ideas as to why this is the case?
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open omf or template first

When using OMFs and AAFs with a protools template is there any advantage in opening the OMF first and then importing the template or opening the template first and then importing the OMF?
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Pro Tools 10 OMF Export

I can't research much on this topic as I'm in an extreme hurry to meet a deadline : How can I export an OMF in Pro Tools 10 with my Track Names? As it stands, if you import an OMF that I exported, ...
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Reading an EDL. Is it screwed up? A very murky story.

Al-righty so film is past deadline. Editor screwed up giving me a proper .OMF and .MV4 file. Producer says I'm the guy who's at fault. Besides giving him the proverbial finger (American) I've got ...
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Anyone ever get a an OMF from Premier successfully into Pro Tools?

I've had nothing but trouble for the past few weeks trying to get this figured out. Its a feature film that got trimmed down to 64 minutes and I haven't been able to get it into a decent Pro Tools ...
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How to get from Sony Vegas to Pro tools 9

I've tried AAF, exporting XML, exporting edl, and exporting avid compatable AAF, but there doesn't seem to be an easy way of getting the Sony Vegas session to PT9. bouncing down stems is not an option....
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What kind of OMF do I ask for from my Editor?

Hey Everybody, I worked on a feature over the past summer and now its time for me to do post on the film. The editor gave me an OMF but when I went to a buddies house to import it into Pro Tools, ...
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Exporting OMFs in PT

Is it possible to keep my fades and possibly volume automation when exporting an embedded OMF from Pro Tools? I would hate for the mixer to have to do all my fades over again when he imports it into ...
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Transferring work between DAWs

When transferring between DAWs with OMFs or different facilities without your usual plugins, what procedures do you take? Just trying to gather ideas on how to work on design and mixing of some short ...
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Feature Lengths

Hey all, I'm about to start working on the dialog, and sound edit for my first feature length film. If the film is around 90 minutes I should ask for three different quicktime files (consisting of ...
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How do you organize sessions after importing the OMF?

I was just wondering this because I got an OMF that is 18 tracks long and am organizing it. DX PFX Foley ADR SFX?
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Starting before picture lock

I just jumped on-board to do the sound design for this 30min short. The director has asked me to gather SFX, ambiences, etc. before the picture is locked. This is my first big project. Is a movie file ...
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Reaper DAW and OMF files

Hi guys, I want to do some final sound mixing in Reaper but it cannot open the OMF files! Can anyone shed some light on this issue?
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Moving Nuendo Project

Hi, I had a students come in and try to dump a Nuendo 4 project on to the MACs in my department and all was well until he realized that all his automation was not included in the OMF. Is there ...
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Exporting pro-tools project for 5.1

I've completed a 2.0 mix for a short film, the director wants to take this to a studio to attempt to mix it to 5.1. The engineer has asked me to give him the pro-tools file, but the audio folder is ...
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Pro Tools M-Powered and syncing to video

I'm starting to get professional jobs for my sound design services and I only have Pro Tools 8 M-Powered. What would be the best way to work with the video editor since I cannot import OMF files. ...
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Question about audio files and Final Cut

hi! I have a doubt about Final, omf s and original audio files. I have received a project from a client. They send me omf s at 48 khz/16 bits, because the sequence where they edited in Final Cut was ...
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Known .aff problems?

I'm working on a new project. The video editors have the latest avid version, and our sound team is working with the latest version of protools. We've been encountering problems with that file ...
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OMF file size for Mac to PC transfer

Pretty soon I'll be starting audio post production on another feature film. The video editor will be using FCP on a Mac and I use Nuendo on a PC. Most of my work is for commercials and other short ...
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Error while importing from OMF

Hello. I'm posting this question here because I have scoured the DUC unsuccessfully and hopefully you might be able to help me: I'm trying to import session data from an OMF exported from Media ...
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Linking to Source Media in Final Cut OMFs

We're hammering out some workflow issues in prep for a new television series here at work, and I was just wondering, has anyone had any success in creating an OMF in Final Cut that links to the source ...
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this is probably a dumb question

Does nuendo4 work on the icore7 macbook pro properly? I have been having a few problems with it. For instance when I import an omf, the sounds are all squashed together and out of sync, when I import ...
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How to deal with OMF/AAF on PC platforms

When I first started in film, I was coming from a music production angle and could pretty much work on any DAW I wanted, since nothing ever left the program. I was blissfully unaware of the problems ...