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remove all gaps / ripple all
by Mike Cohen 8 years ago
I know you can ripple one gap at a time - any way to ripple all at once
Re: remove all gaps / ripple all
by Jared Smith 6 years ago
I know this is an ancient question, but it still shows up in Google, so it's probably worth answering. There is a way to remove all the gaps at once. Here's what you do: 1) If you don't have an empty
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Oscars 2014: Predictions!
by Scott Roberts 6 months ago
As a companion thread to Mike's Oscar Live Blog, which started three days ago (I didn't realize the red carpet went on this long!), here's my Oscar predictions for this year. I'm 50 50 on participatin
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Re: Oscars 2014: Predictions!
by Tim Wilson 6 months ago
Kylee Wall "saw Gravity how it was intended to be seen " ie, in 3D. As indeed, how over 80% of the audience did see it.
[Particular 2.2] Ambient smoke/fog
by Duca Simone Luchini 6 months ago
Particular 2.2 Ambient smoke fog Hallo everybody, I'm trying to make an "ambient smoke fog" as what we can see in a pub or in a disco (where is still possible to smoke). maybe something like this: ht
Re: [Particular 2.2] Ambient smoke/fog
by Fernando Mol 6 months ago
You can use many particles with a very low opacity, just remember to change your composition to 16 or 32 bits I hope this helps https: vimeo.com fernandomol
Guardians of the Galaxy Trailer Debut
by Scott Roberts 6 months ago
This... looks... awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwesoooooommmmmmmmmme. http: www.youtube.com watch v=pTZ2Tp9yXyM
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Re: Guardians of the Galaxy Trailer Debut
by Mark Suszko 6 months ago
jinx, you owe me a soda
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2014 Winter Olympics Star Wars
by Stephen Smith 7 months ago
This funny gif is making its way around the world via e-mail. Check it out here: http: blog.zap2it.com pop2it 2014 02 2014-winter-olympics-star-wars-vs-skiing-gif.html Stephen Smith Utah Video Product
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Re: 2014 Winter Olympics Star Wars
by Tim Wilson 7 months ago
Man, I used to be insane for the Olympics. I think by now you may have some sense of what that means. LOL No, I mean INSANE. You have to be pretty old to remember the Roone Arledge days of ABC Sports,
Settings for a single lav mic on HPX-170
by Jack Niedenthal 7 months ago
What I have been doing when I use a single lav mic with the HPX 170 is plugging it into the #2 input then adjusting the sound for 2 channels (see pic). I would like so I am adjusting one level for bot
Re: Settings for a single lav mic on HPX-170
by Fernando Mol 7 months ago
No quality changes in having two duplicated stereo channels or one mono channel. I guess you can go with what you feel more comfortable. https: vimeo.com fernandomol
formula for a flop?
by Mark Suszko 7 months ago
http: io9.com is-there-a-formula-for-what-makes-a-movie-flop-1516908956 @riamisra
Re: formula for a flop?
by Fernando Mol 7 months ago
Fair response, Scott. I recently heard form a friend that the Hollywood industry is more about selling the stories than about creating the stories. That's the reason many people exit a movie thinking
HVX200 USB Firewire Won't Connect to Mac
by Tyler Hitchcock 7 months ago
I recently bought the HVX200. I am trying to log clips onto my mac, and I cannot get it to connect to my computer. I have tried everything under the sun, it seems, but to no avail. All of my setting a
Re: HVX200 USB Firewire Won't Connect to Mac
by Fernando Mol 7 months ago
If I remember right, you need to use the Firewire port to connect to a Mac. The USB only works when connecting to a PC. I hope this helps www.fernandomol.com
I, Frankenstein
by Scott Roberts 7 months ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=pxOSPfUw3qw If I had went to see this movie with my fiance on a Friday night, and we got drinks and popcorn, and I had ended up spending $35 dollars to experience I, Fra
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Re: I, Frankenstein
by Scott Roberts 7 months ago
Tim Wilson "or is your scale logarithmically weighted toward the bottom or something " https: www.youtube.com watch v=qjBRNqwDPrU Actually I tend to think of the scores like giving a grade to junior
Star Wars Quiz
by Stephen Smith 7 months ago
Take the Star Wars which character are you Quiz: http: www.zimbio.com quiz Ukldm8Pi5Ub Star+Wars+Character result=pL4twv8Qc2s I'm Yoda Stephen Smith Utah Video Productions Check out my Motion Training
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Re: Star Wars Quiz
by Scott Roberts 7 months ago
Niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiice, I got Han Solo, (for some reason). I'm just lucky they didn't ask about my body hair, I might have defaulted to Chewbacca...
The Wolf of Wall Street
by Scott Roberts 8 months ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=iszwuX1AK6A Premise: Stockbroker Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio) goes from rags to riches by selling terrible stocks to gullible people in the early 90s, and perhaps
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Re: The Wolf of Wall Street
by Mark Suszko 5 months ago
I finally got around to screening this at home off redbox, and my wife was really repulsed by all the nudity and sex scenes. I didn't know quite what to expect, thinking; okay, this is probably the la
What Would You Charge?
by Jason Nelson 8 months ago
Hey gang. I create corporate videos for a living and I'm primarily a post-production guy, in that most of the work I do is in the editing, vfx, and animation stage. I have a potential client who is as
Re: What Would You Charge?
by Mark Suszko 8 months ago
They are asking you to be the Producer on this. You should charge appropriately. You might want to think about staffing-up so there's enough people to do everything, because this is a lot for a one-ma
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Delete makeup (nail polish)
by Gigi Marzo 8 months ago
Hi! I'd delete the nail polish from my footage, the subject is motionless (except for small movements of the human body) and it is an static shot. I attach a frame: 6949_shot.tiff.zip Can u help me Pl
Re: Delete makeup (nail polish)
by Fernando Mol 8 months ago
If the fingers are not moving, you can create use your still image and clean it in Photoshop. If you want to do it inside AE, you can use the Roto Brush, but it looks more precise to use the lasso sel
DSLR dilemma
by Jim Makichuk 10 months ago
I'm new to DSLR, Canon 60d. Have lots of experience with Sony HVR cameras (with cassettes) and am forcing myself into this new thing. I've learned that audio on 60d is awful and that I need a separate
Re: DSLR dilemma
by Fernando Mol 10 months ago
Adobe Premiere CC can sync audio and video automatically. Not as flexible as Plural Eyes, but it's a nice inside app solution. www.fernandomol.com
Star Wars Title
by Stephen Smith 11 months ago
There are rumors of a Star Wars Title with two runners up: Rise of the Jedi, or Return of the Sith. Me personally I would go with "The magical journey of Jar Jar Binks" or maybe "Jar Jar's magical mys
Re: Star Wars Title
by Stephen Smith 11 months ago
This guy: Also watch around 2:50 mark: https: vimeo.com 2809991 Stephen Smith Utah Video Productions Check out my Motion Training DVD Check out my Vimeo page
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Mixed outdoor and indoor in the same shot
by Fernando Mol 12 months ago
Hi I'm gonna have to shoot a scene where a character walks on the street in daylight and inside one of the houses, with the door open, you should see some action from the outside perspective. I'm thin
Re: Mixed outdoor and indoor in the same shot
by Fernando Mol 12 months ago
My fear is that the indoor light will not be enough against the sunlight. I'm not sure I can do a test before the day of the shoot, but I can program the time so the shooting late in the day when the
outdoor indoor mix
by bcooney 8 years ago
Hi, I'm accustomed to shooting in controlled environments...small studio TV sets. Lately the projects I'm doing are incorporating a lot of outdoor light source mix to the lighting. I'd like to get som
Re: outdoor indoor mix
by SydneyS 8 years ago
Just white balance... Constantly white balance. And, underexpose by 1 2 to 1 stop or so on high contrast scenes, so you're able to adjust the color in post. Will your 750 watt lights work in the outdo
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Tracking and scrolling on an iPad
by Dominic Plaza 1 year ago
I just made some shoots with an iPad turned off and now I'm tracking and replacing the screen with the content. My next step is to animate different functions on the iPad such as scrolling etc My ques
Re: Tracking and scrolling on an iPad
by Fernando Mol 1 year ago
Sounds like you need to track the screen of the iPad, then apply the tracking info to a solid, then precompose. Then you add and animate your content in the precomp. I hope this helps. www.fernandomol
Thankful for Breaking Bad
by Nick Griffin 1 year ago
We should all be thankful for Breaking Bad, easily one of, if not the best series yet on commercial TV. That said we should also be extremely thankful that the show's writers producers are employed as
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Re: Thankful for Breaking Bad - Spoilers
by Kylee Wall 11 months ago
The finale had 10.3 million viewers. The previous episode had 6.6 million. The season 4 finale had 1.9 million. http: tvline.com 2013 09 30 breaking-bad-ratings-series-finale-10-million-viewers blog:
Chromakey issue in Keylight...horrible noise
by Nick Natteau 3 years ago
I tried to light as evenly and well as possible, but I may very well be doing everything wrong. I have a Reflecmedia Chromaflex setup and I used 3 Litepanel 1x1s (2 floods, and 1 spot) to light my sub
Re: Chromakey issue in Keylight...horrible noise
by Dave LaRonde 3 years ago
Sorry, can't see the clips. They're not working. As I recall, Reflecmedia green screens are REALLY bright, correct You see noise in the subject, correct But you've checked the Keylight Status view so
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Fernando Mol liked this 1 year ago
Changing Keyboard Shortcuts in CS6?
by Crystal Behrends 2 years ago
Hello, I have been searching how to change my keyboard shortcuts for AE CS6 and cannot find a solution. I found a script through Adobe Exchange created by Jeff Almasol, but when I open the script in C
Re: Changing Keyboard Shortcuts in CS6?
by Todd Kopriva 2 years ago
If the script isn't working for you, you can change the shortcuts directly by modifying the text file that defines them. It's in the same folder as the preferences file. You can open that folder by cl
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Fernando Mol liked this 1 year ago
day for night shooting in the woods
by Kenneth Cleeton 5 years ago
I have read several of the posts about day for night shooting and some of them have been helpful and some not so much. Therefore, I have decided to pose the question again. I am filming a short film i
Re: day for night shooting in the woods
by Emre Tufekci S.O.A. 5 years ago
The couple tricks I use: -Underexpose about 2 stops -If there is no moonlight in the shot use silks and overheads to cut out shadows -Use a high(er) end camera where I can get the DIT to really push t
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Overexposure problems @ 1/50 - how to correct?
by Elin grome 1 year ago
Hi guys, As recommended I shoot dslr vid @ 1 50sec shutter @25fps - but frequently shoot outside in bright sun. At those shutter speeds this often means an overexposed image - what is the best way to
Re: Overexposure problems @ 1/50 - how to correct?
by Fernando Mol 1 year ago
The best one you can afford. Avoid putting a cheap piece of glass in front of your fine lens. www.fernandomol.com
Motion Tracking a masked graphic.
by Deyo Glines 1 year ago
Hello, I'm hoping to get pointed in the right direction. I have someone that has a 3sec piece of footage of a guy suddenly sticking out his tongue and he wants his logo graphic to appear to be tattooe
Re: Motion Tracking a masked graphic.
by Fernando Mol 1 year ago
Since the tongue is a flexible muscle you are probably gonna have to fix the perspective of your logo from frame to frame. But sounds very doable. Let us know what method worked best for you. www.fern
Freelancing.... how much to charge??? One answer...
by Todd Terry 1 year ago
Seems that question comes up from someone about every five threads or so. My better half Kim (who is a graphic artist) was browsing through some design websites and blogs tonight and ran across this r
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Re: Freelancing.... how much to charge??? One answer...
by Jim Hines 1 year ago
Ugh, that guy is one bit of bad advice after another. Probably would have told Woz not to quit his job at HP. Rock on!
How do you handle canceled bookings when freelancing?
by Reuben Fink 1 year ago
On occasion this has been a problem with studious booking me for editorial but their client winds up taking too long to approve rough-cuts so the deadline gets pushed. I typically don't find out till
Re: How do you handle canceled bookings when freelancing?
by Nick Griffin 1 year ago
Fernando Mol "What do you think it's the best way to proceed " Spot on, Fernando! This simple question is the right way to approach the client to solve the problem. It throws the decision to them rat
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Video: Demo Reel 2013
by Fernando Mol 1 year ago
Demo Reel 2013 Motion Graphics made with After Effects using the plug-ins Zackwerks 3D Invigorator, and Trapcode Particular. For the outro logo I used the new version of Cinema 4D Light that comes wit
Adjust Z Position while maintain apparant size/position?
by Sam Pipes 1 year ago
I have to make compositions out of a series of paintings. I'd like to use camera movements, which means I have to give the layers different z positions. However, since these are paintings they already
Re: Adjust Z Position while maintain apparant size/position?
by Dave LaRonde 1 year ago
Take a snapshot in AE of the comp as it is right now. There's a button for it at the bottom of the comp window, and next to it is a button that displays the snapshot when you hold it down. Move the la
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Nikon D7100 - Video settings - need advice
by Roman Bershadsky 1 year ago
Just got my new D7100 today. Video looks great but a bit jerky. I tried to force fixed shutter speed in P mode but got confused by camera behavior. I'm new to DSLR video. Can somebody share video sett
Re: Nikon D7100 - Video settings - need advice
by Fernando Mol 1 year ago
All neutral at center. In the vimeo link I shared the creator of the curve says that he uses sRGB curve with -1 saturation. I had adobeRGB with 0 sat and worked fine for me, but you may do some tests
Anyone know what plugin or filter is being used in this screenshot ?
by joey campbell 1 year ago
Hi - I've seen this effect in a few showreels - its like a distorted offset. Is it using videocopilots Twitch or is it another plugin
Re: Anyone know what plugin or filter is being used in this screenshot ?
by Fernando Mol 1 year ago
It's called chromatic aberration, there are some plug-ins out there that can do it. Internally, you can tweak a few layers inside After Effects to achieve it. And yes, Twitch can do it.
Black background removing!
by Andrea Di Berardino 1 year ago
Hi everyone, i am working on a project where i have to blend two footage. The footage that i have to blend is an hand (black and white) with black background. My problem is when i use luma key effects
Re: Black background removing!
by Fernando Mol 1 year ago
Witout seeing an image of your project is hard to guess. Maybe you need to learn better to tweak those tools or maybe your footage calls for manual rotoscoping.
Fluid camera motion around curves
by David LaRock 1 year ago
Hi, I'm creating an animation in which there is a map flat on the ground in 3D space and on the map there is a line to follow. I'm having trouble setting up the camera to go along that path in a fluid
Re: Fluid camera motion around curves
by Fernando Mol 1 year ago
There are many ways to skin a cat, but I'll do it the same way as you. Just use robe across time frames and be carefull with those curves.
interactive dvd
by Terrence Lyles 1 year ago
What is the best and easier software for creating interactive dvds like the game "Scene It" Thank you.
Re: interactive dvd
by Fernando Mol 1 year ago
To use it in your computer, you can create an HTML site with Dreamweaver, but to be played with a DVD I have used Encore and DVD Studio Pro, but there are others. You may want to do some research abou
1080i 24p confusion
by Julian Kauffmann 1 year ago
So, this weekend I shot footage for a client using the HVX200 camera. And stupidly, I find out now, I set the settings to 1080i 24p (from what I understand now I should have set it to 24pa). So from w
Re: 1080i 24p confusion
by Fernando Mol 1 year ago
True
Remove scratches from "scratched sensor".
by Theo Kondak 1 year ago
Some months ago, i was recording a video, capturing some lasers (http: www.youtube.com watch v=jK6L2hGQD_Y) in a live event.That partialy destroyed my sensor, and now my camera has some red markings i
Re: Remove scratches from "scratched sensor".
by Fernando Mol 1 year ago
Why are the red dots moving I thought a problem with the sensor should be a still dot.
Lavalier Mic - Up or Down?
by Josh Smith 1 year ago
Hi everyone, I have a shoot coming up in a couple of days that involves filming a lecturer in a lecture theatre, giving a... well, a lecture. I have a Sennheiser ME 2 Lavalier Mic (Omni-Directional) w
Re: Lavalier Mic - Up or Down?
by Fernando Mol 1 year ago
Do a test! I'll point any mic towards the mouth, but with an omni you can also point it to any side. For the deep voice, just don't place it too down in the chest or it will pick up the sound from the
create a basket shape
by Steve Renard 2 years ago
I am new to Blender and 3D in general, so I'm hoping this is not too foolish a question. I'm trying to model a basket shape in blender - like the basket that goes into a deep fryer to cook french frie
Re: create a basket shape
by Fernando Mol 1 year ago
I tried to do the grid texture in cycles and came up with this node configuration. It's applied to a plane with a Solidify Modifier. I know it's not exactly what you're looking for but it may do the t
Training query
by chris brett 2 years ago
New to this one -- thinking of leaning Blender -- anyone recommend any good beginners tutorials please Also -- which version of Blender is best please ---------chris --
Re: Training query
by Fernando Mol 1 year ago
http: cgcookie.com blender The one that has already been recommended http: www.blenderguru.com Another great site for tuts http: www.blender.org education-help tutorials The official Blender site has
Contact Us Form Hell
by Grant Strac 1 year ago
I have an existing website I have to maintain. The contact us from and mailer.php have been programmed up already by someone other than me. The email it was sending to was an account that did not exis
Re: Contact Us Form Hell
by Fernando Mol 1 year ago
Some host services have restrictions for this kind of contact forms. This usually give problems if you try sending an email to an account not registered in the same domain. It may not be your case, bu
Password Field on a website
by Mitchell Harvey 2 years ago
Hi, I am currently trying to make a website that requires a password to enter it, but i need to be able to change the password easily and frequently. I know there is a way with forms, but cant seem to
Re: Password Field on a website
by Fernando Mol 2 years ago
You can google for scripts that allow you to change a password in a text file, but that's not very secure. A better practice is to use a database. For that you'll need to be sure what kind of database
updating website on Yahoo with Dreamweaver CS5
by Cynthia Campbell 2 years ago
Hi, I built a website awhile ago and am trying to update my pages, reformat etc. I understand the ftp thing, and it is connecting to the host, but it hasn't updated the pages I've changed. I'm not sur
Re: updating website on Yahoo with Dreamweaver CS5
by Fernando Mol 2 years ago
Could be file permissions (the so called bugs in DW usually has to do with this), or maybe you are uploading to a different target folder. Double check your FTP configuration.
Shine: Glowing Text on Page
by Brian Crawford 2 years ago
I'm looking for a little advice for a composition I'd like to do. I've got a close up of text from a page in a book, and I'd like the shine effect to illuminate a single word on the page. It seems pre
Re: Shine: Glowing Text on Page
by Fernando Mol 2 years ago
Witouth seeing the scene, I think the first step would be to isolate the world, then apply Shine, the change the mode of the layer to something like "Add" I hope this helps
make your 1280 res video display at 720?
by lou cann 2 years ago
Hi all, I am rendering all of my videos at 1280 X 720. But at 1280 the size would be way too big for the website (currently 900 pixels in Width) So I need to take that "1280" video and display it on m
Re: make your 1280 res video display at 720?
by Fernando Mol 2 years ago
If you're uploading your video to Youtube or Vimeo, you have the option when you generate the embed code to create a player to any size you need. If you are creating your own HTML or Flash player, you
AE CS6 crashes.....
by Dave Hirschberg 2 years ago
For some reason, out of the blue.... AE crashes when I try to add the InvigPro or when I try to open a project that has InvigPro. I was working on a project the other day and it was fine. Came in yest
Re: AE CS6 crashes.....
by Fernando Mol 2 years ago
Did you completly removed any Invigorator files before upgrading to 6 This sounds like a corrupted preference. There are Zaxwerks installed files in the After Effects plug-in folder and in your user d
Converting 30fps slo mo to stand 24p playback - Possible?
by Frank Bokoski, Jr. 2 years ago
Shot with 2 HVX200s in 720P 24PN. Unfortunately one of the cams was set for 30fps (720P 24PN). Big mistake! So, how do I convert the 30fps slo mo footage to standard 24 for proper playback. Is this po
Re: Converting 30fps slo mo to stand 24p playback - Possible?
by Fernando Mol 2 years ago
You can change the speed of the footage to aprox 125% I believe in Final Cut you select your clip and go to the menu Modify Speed You won't have any audio, but you should be able to sync.
Stroke / Outline Effect
by James Brady 5 years ago
Has anyone else found a GOOD way to add a stroke to a scaled down, inset video layer in Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 I used to use the "clip" effect in older versions... but this was omitted since CS2. Prob
Re: Stroke / Outline Effect
by Fernando Mol 2 years ago
Well, that tip doesn't get old. Thanks.
Video Exposure
by Roy Schneider 2 years ago
Hi All: I just finished Producing Directing and Editing a Music Video for an up and coming Country Artist. http: www.youtube.com watch v=ereaDikW1ug I am not so sure they know what to do with it now t
Re: Video Exposure
by Fernando Mol 2 years ago
Yeap, right now it's under the "Sports" category.


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