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Aaron Aphasia

Member Since:
April 4th 2007
46 Posts
Tunnel Effect Fly-thru
by Aaron Aphasia 12 years ago
Ok, I've check all over the place for a tutorial on a tunnel flythru (think: Matrix, Contact). I even tried Creative Cow's Chris Zwar's After Effects tutorial, and no offense but it wasn't very good.
Re: Tunnel Effect Fly-thru
by Adam Trachtenberg 12 years ago
I would create the tube with a sweep nurbs (sweep a circle spline along your path spline), then attach your camera to the path spline with an "align to spline" tag and animate the tag's offset paramet
I wish....
by Aaron Aphasia 12 years ago
...that someone would put out a decent tutorial or book on how to do Dynamic Camera moves. Mine are so crappy and dated and static and.....uggggh. Aaron
Film Burn Look
by Aaron Aphasia 12 years ago
Is there a way to build a film strip burn in Motion I want to have an image freeze, then change to sepia and burn melt as a transition. Just not sure how to go about it but it seems like it should be
Re: Film Burn Look
by Aaron Aphasia 12 years ago
THANKS!
Best Export for NTSC Broadcast?
by Aaron Aphasia 12 years ago
Hi yeah...it's me again! I've read the posts but didn't find a conclusive answer to my situation so... Working in NTSC broadcast, I've built a map in Photoshop CS3. Placed it into Motion and made a si
Re: Best Export for NTSC Broadcast?
by Aaron Aphasia 12 years ago
Walter...you're the best! That was simple and to the point. Thanks man, Aaron
Motion 3 export for Youtube...
by Aaron Aphasia 12 years ago
Ok, for some strange reason I'm having export issues using Motion3 that I haven't had in the past. I'm trying to export my project out of M3 using the H.264 - Webcasting codec to upload on Youtube. No
Re: Motion 3 export for Youtube...
by Tim Baron 12 years ago
I had this same problem. I've been using the IMA 4:1 audio codec, which works and sounds okay to me. The YouTube site says they prefer audio using mp3, but I haven't figured out a convenient way to do
lower thirds
by ralph bertini 12 years ago
Sorry for the elemental nature of my question but here goes. I'm working with a lower third template, got the text in etc. I seem to remember being able to export that to the desktop and import it int
Re: lower thirds
by Aaron Aphasia 12 years ago
Sorry mate...can't help ya with your memory. Hell I have enough problems with my own. Aaron Aphasia
Compressor 3 failed errors?
by Aaron Aphasia 12 years ago
Ok, for some reason when I export my project out of Motion3 and into Compressor3 as an H.264 -Webcasting codec and I hit submit I get a failed error message. I've had no problems with this before. Ple
Re: Compressor 3 failed errors?
by AaronL 12 years ago
oh my bad, seem as thought i had my quicktime exports settings to export with markers and there were none in the movies i was sending to compressor. seems like alot of people and sending refs out of f
TROUBLES WITH WRITE ON
by patrick weishampel 12 years ago
I'm animating a map graphic and using write-on to reveal a route taken. The map and the route path are AI files. I bring in the map, then the path, I precomp the path--then use the pen tool to create
Re: TROUBLES WITH WRITE ON
by Aaron Aphasia 12 years ago
Hmmmmm...I'll have to give that a try! A
Anybody Happy with Motion3 ?
by Soreyrith Um 12 years ago
I just bought my FCS2 upgrade, but now I'm reluctant to install it because of all the negative comments about Motion 3 on this board. I know that when things are running smoothly, people don't usually
Re: Anybody Happy with Motion3 ?
by Aaron Aphasia 12 years ago
No..not too happy right now! See my post below in Motion Not Up To Snuff. Aaron
Motion Not Upto Snuff
by Tom Daigon 12 years ago
I realize FCS2 & Motion 3 is a major release, but my god am I glad we have 6 months to evaluate its performance before considering adding it to an edit bay. If I gave up my Avid Nitris for it right no
Re: Motion Not Upto Snuff
by Aaron Aphasia 12 years ago
No it's NOT up to snuff! I've been working on a simple project with moving video boxes and that light brush write-on effect and I keep getting crashes. If it wasn't for my "Save Now, Save Often" mantr
Depth of Field in Motion 3
by Thomas Frank 12 years ago
Does Motion III support Depth Field effect for the Camera or is it to early for this effect Thanks
Re: Depth of Field in Motion 3
by Aaron Aphasia 12 years ago
You can force Depth of Field with the camera in 3D mode. Just change where what the camera is looking at. A
Canvas size? like photoshop?
by adam taylor 12 years ago
Is there a function that will allow me to increase the size of an existing layer without causing the contents of that layer to increase in size The problem i have is with a multilayered logo with glow
Re: Canvas size? like photoshop?
by Aaron Aphasia 12 years ago
Ok I wasn't sure about the pre-comps...yeah, I didn't even think of the Grow Bounds that might do it. A
Source for Silhouttes?
by Christian Buettner 12 years ago
Since those growing, flowing floral silhouettes are highly popular, can anyone lead me to a good source I mean they have amazing ornaments on shutterstock etc. ... but are there any free sources I hav
Re: Source for Silhouttes?
by Aaron Aphasia 12 years ago
I don't know of any free sites but iStock has some for $1.00 and they constantly update the site with new submissions. Good luck, Aaron Graphics Designer Broadcast Specialist
COW Tutorials: Zaxwerks 3D Layer Warp
by COW Articles 12 years ago
3D Layer WarpIn this tutorial, CreativeCOW leader and TV news guy, Jon Okerstrom takes a look at 3D Layer Warp -- one of two new tools from Zaxwerks called 3D Warps. Follow along as Jon creates a pape
Re: COW Tutorials: Zaxwerks 3D Layer Warp
by Aaron Aphasia 12 years ago
Thanks Jon for posting this tut! I could have used this tutorial last week! I had to bend some pages and have them fly around. Ugggh. Aaron
importing illustrator files
by Rob 12 years ago
just a quick newbie question... my illustrator logo is coming in with multiple paths to Cinema. i've saved it as a compound path in AI and tried to group the paths, then extrude them but i'm not havin
Re: importing illustrator files
by Aaron Aphasia 12 years ago
File Merge is the ticket! Oh and delete the old paths after you Connect them! A
Newbie struggling
by Roger Burton 12 years ago
Hi chaps ... I've completed several tutorials and they were excellent ... and I've been working my way through the quickstart manual ... but when I start to work on a bit of my own modelling (with lig
Re: Newbie struggling
by Aaron Aphasia 12 years ago
Hey man...36 here and I'm still learning this program. Day in day out but I LOVE C4d and AE! Hang in there it will all "click" in short time. Aaron Graphics Designer Broadcast Specialist
space scene
by trev 12 years ago
hi i need a little help finding a project if possible of a space scene. basicaly i need to fly to earth past a couple of planets. if there is a project to download that wou
Re: space scene
by Aaron Aphasia 12 years ago
Thanks Brian! I needed something similar for a project. Aaron
AE broadcast quality not good enough...
by Aaron Aphasia 12 years ago
So far I have this A wonderful AE project full of animations, rendered (720x486, premultiplied, millions of colors, best quality) to Quicktime, then imported into Final Cut to be put to DVcam tape....
Re: AE broadcast quality not good enough...
by Aaron Aphasia 12 years ago
Out of AE or Final Cut Mike...I'm not sure which one you mean. A
depth of field tutorial
by Rajarshi Basu 12 years ago
hi, i know this is pretty random...while surfing on the net i came across a DoF tutorial, simulating a creature's PoV..like in a horror film...i forgot to bookmark the site... if any of you have come
Re: depth of field tutorial
by Aaron Aphasia 12 years ago
Yeah...here's a DoF webiste. Aaron VideoCopilot.net
AE 6.0 Copy/Paste Problem
by Aaron Aphasia 13 years ago
I'm trying to make a simple arrow head align to a stroked Mask. Everytime I copy the Mask Shape and paste it to the Position in the arrow head layer it gets shifted to left. Meaning, it doesn't line-u
Re: AE 6.0 Copy/Paste Problem
by Steven L. Gotz 13 years ago
Is the anchor point in the right place Like the center of the arrow
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