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Aaron Nowakowski

Motion Graphics Artist / Editor / Producer
Member Since:
May 28th 2003
32 Posts
Location:
Chicago, IL
Working with Canon RAW in Avid MC8
by Aaron Nowakowski 4 years ago
Didn't see this question posted in the forum, my apologies if already posted. Is there a way to handle Canon RAW (.rmf) files nativly in Avid MC8 From what I can tell Avid does not have an AMA plugin
Re: Working with Canon RAW in Avid MC8
by Shane Ross 4 years ago
MC8 doesn't work with Canon RAW. No NLE does that I'm aware of. You'll need to convert it with an outside app. Does Resolve see it If so, use Resolve Lite to convert the footage to DNxHD MXF...edit wi
Cinema 4D Training
by Aaron Nowakowski 8 years ago
Does anyone know where I could go to get Cinema 4D training in the Chicagoland area Looking for either a class or a few training days.
Re: Cinema 4D Training
by Aaron Nowakowski 6 years ago
Thanks so much for the tip Colin. Surprisingly finding training courses are more difficult than I thought.
Noise in Shadows C4D
by Aaron Nowakowski 7 years ago
I have seen posts in the C4D forum on this topic, and even though they have been helpful it hasn't cleared up my problem. I have a scene that contains a City Rig and Softboxes from Greyscalegorilla. T
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Compression Software
by Aaron Nowakowski 7 years ago
Looking for some advice from the cow community. I deliver spots to DG Fast for broadcast and lately have been asked to deliver 30 minute shows that are VOD ready. Currently I am using Adobe Media Enco
Re: Compression Software
by Aaron Nowakowski 7 years ago
Thanks again Craig, I'll definitely check it out!
Apple ProRess 422 HQ out of Avid
by Aaron Nowakowski 8 years ago
Has anyone experienced a gamma shift when exporting material out of Avid using Apple ProRes 422 HQ Even when I deselect automatic gamma detection I still experience this. Thanks for your help Cow Comm
Re: Apple ProRess 422 HQ out of Avid
by Aaron Nowakowski 8 years ago
I apologize Michael, I have a client that is hot to obtain delivery on a spot. I searched through the articles quickly looking for a fast fix. I will revisit them. Thanks for your assistance, I apprec
10-bit uncompressed HD
by Aaron Nowakowski 8 years ago
I am upgrading storage on two Avid Edit Bays (Nitris MC 5.5). I am looking at the G-Speed ES Pro 4TB 4 drive RAID 5 solution (http: www.g-technology.com products g-speed-es-pro.cfm). I want to make su
Re: 10-bit uncompressed HD
by Aaron Nowakowski 8 years ago
Thank you Michael. Frame size would be 1080i and 1080P both 29.97 and 23.97 most likely single stream. I could bump up to an 8tb RAID 5 for the read write speed, however that is way more space than we
Sanken COS-11 / Countryman B6 / Tram 50 Question
by Aaron Nowakowski 8 years ago
I am in the market for a wireless lav that is easy to hide in clothing, produces little cable noise rubbing, and of course has a great sound. I have targeted the Sanken COS-11 (came on recommendation
Re: Sanken COS-11 / Countryman B6 / Tram 50 Question
by David C Jones 8 years ago
I have the Sanken and Sonotrims (Trams). I use the Sanken's for hiding ALL the time. I also use the rubber mount with a piece of Top Stick; works great! They also sound like a boom mic! Great for matc
Scaling Expression
by Aaron Nowakowski 8 years ago
Does anyone have an expression for this I have a null object that I'm animating the scale of (0 - 100). I want to have multiple layers whose scale value is parented to my null object, however each lay
Re: Scaling Expression
by Dan Ebberts 8 years ago
Based on the info provided, it will probably look like this: delay = 20*thisComp.frameDuration; s = thisComp.layer("Null 1").scale.valueAtTime(time - delay) 0 ; seedRandom(index,true); myMax = random(
ycbcr709 vs RGB709
by Aaron Nowakowski 8 years ago
I am sure this question has been asked on the COW before, however I am having trouble finding the answer to it. What is the difference between YCbCr709 and RGB709 From what I understand YCbCr709 is a
Re: ycbcr709 vs RGB709
by Daniel Huber 2 years ago
Aynsley Baldwin, that is all correct information. One thing you have to keep in mind is Avid is not Adobe or FCP and this has nothing at all to do with colorspace like still images colorspace. This is
Which Avid HD Codec is recommended?
by Aaron Nowakowski 9 years ago
I have a 30 minute HD project in Avid that I want to archive. Besides tape masters I wanted to export the program in chunks as quicktimes QTs using the DNxHD220 codec or Avid 1:1. Does anyone know the
Re: Which Avid HD Codec is recommended?
by Aaron Nowakowski 9 years ago
Does 1:1X introduce more of a lossless compression than DNx If these QTs are brought back into Avid down the road will the quicktime get re-compressed upon import Still a bit fuzzy about the differenc
Render using JPEG Sequence
by Aaron Nowakowski 9 years ago
When rendering out of After Effects I typically use an Animation or sometimes Apple Pro Res 422 HQ codec (if file size is an issue). I was wondering what the difference is using a JPEG Sequence as my
Re: Render using JPEG Sequence
by Aaron Nowakowski 9 years ago
Thanks Todd...great explanation, makes total sense.
720 60p
by Aaron Nowakowski 9 years ago
I know I've seen a number of postings regarding 30p and 60p, however I am still having trouble wrapping my head around what 60p really is...so I apologize for posting this subject again. I am just try
Re: 720 60p
by Aaron Nowakowski 9 years ago
This was REALLY helpful. I appreciate everyone taking the time to educate. Thanks again!
Over-cranked Footage Question
by Aaron Nowakowski 11 years ago
I've got a question that I think I know the answer to, but I want to confirm I am correct. My client shot some footage of a ladder falling and wanted to freeze frame it. He ended up shooting it at 60f
Re: Over-cranked Footage Question
by Jeremy Garchow 11 years ago
You can shoot in 24pN mode @ 60 fps. The clips come in slow motion without you doing a thing. You will lose audio this way, so be aware. Jeremy
Text animation
by Aaron Nowakowski 11 years ago
Does anyone know how this text treatment is achieved in After Effects. If you watch the attached link I'm referring to how they animate the url http: www.comcastcs.com autouploads Spot.mov Thanks for
Re: Text animation
by Aaron Nowakowski 11 years ago
Thanks guys for the input. Extremely helpful. I will be sure to send you a link to the final product, if I can pull it off. Thanks, Aaron
P2 720 24p footage
by Aaron Nowakowski 11 years ago
I am new to working with 24p footage in After Effects and want to make sure I get this right. Some help from you veterans would be appreciated. I have two questions: Question 1: My client sent me a co
Re: P2 720 24p footage
by Aaron Nowakowski 11 years ago
Follow-up question. Do I render the clip out at its native size of 960X720 or do I render it at 1280 X 720 Thanks again, A
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