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Werner
07-01-2005, 09:03 AM
I'm going to lose my head!
For some reason, when I preview my animation with and audio file loaded into Lightwave, it all works wonderful. As soon as I try to add the sound file to the rendered animation in Adobe Premiere, nothing is in sync.
Both my animation and audio file is 186 seconds in length. The animation is running at 25 fps for PAL D1 (720x576).

Has anyone out there had the same problem?

DaveW
07-01-2005, 06:08 PM
All I can think of is the audio start time might be off. Doublecheck that in the scene editor, and make sure the offset is in seconds, not frames. After you add the sound in Premiere, are you rendering to a file or just doing a preview in Premiere? I suggest rendering a low-res cinepack avi to test the sync; it'll look ugly but I find them to be more accurate.

Werner
07-01-2005, 07:34 PM
hmmm, I rebooted my pc and the problem disappeared. Why does stuff like that always happen when I'm on a tight deadline.

DaveW
07-01-2005, 08:47 PM
Because it's funnier that way :)

Werner
07-02-2005, 07:25 AM
lol, I suppose it reminds you when you get the money, what you had to go through to get it.

thanks for the help anyway :)

Varinder
07-17-2005, 09:37 PM
Hi, just had a question.

When your doing facial animation, can you simply load up the audio file your trying to lipsync in lightwave? or do you have to use some kind of plugin?

DaveW
07-19-2005, 02:47 AM
You can load a wav file in the scene editor.

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