RAM preview fails by paul nevison 12 years ago Hey there I have a 35 sec comp with a 3D camera orbiting around the scene. when i try to ram preview the comp it works up until around 20sec and then stops playing back the comp from the first frame.
Re: RAM preview fails by Ben Trahair 12 years ago Hi Paulos. Sounds like you've run out of ram to me. After Effects will ram preview as much of the work area as it can. When it runs out it loops back to the beginning and plays out as much as its been
belief design crowd simulation tutorial by Ben Trahair 12 years ago A while back belief were hosting an excellent tutorial on creating a crowd simulation using trapcode particular and keyed footage. It was previously being hosted at: http: www.belief.com stage index.p
cd reflection map by Ben Trahair 12 years ago Hey all, I'm trying to create the look of a cd that rotates on its axis in invigorator and has a rainbow like reflection map. I've tried creating a rainbow map and applying a radial blur and polar dis
Flying over simulated crowd by Mike Wheeler 13 years ago Hello, I remember seeing a tutorial a while ago that showed you how to take a small crowd in front of a green screen and fly over them with the camera as if it was a large audience... I know this may
3d Channel Effects from C4D multipass in AE by Ben Trahair 13 years ago Hi All, Been racking my brains, a few tutorials and the forums trying to work this out. Can cinema 4d export 3d channel information for depth that can be utilized by the After Effects 3d Channel plugi
After Effects in C4D V10 ? by Tom Headle 13 years ago Is there still a AE Plug-in for c4d in After Effects 7 (standard not pro) I remember that Maxon use to provide a plug in for after effects for importing c4d lighting, camera, etc... Thanks. TH
Re: After Effects in C4D V10 ? by Ben Trahair 13 years ago The plugin actually lives inside the exchange plugin directory on the install folder - CINEMA 4D R10 Exchange Plugins aftereffects Just copy it into your after effects plugin folder and away you go!
Advanced AVID tutorials by Ben Trahair 13 years ago Hey guys and gals, Wondering if you could push me in the right direction. I have some freelance work coming up using media composer. Im largely self taught. Avid was the first NLE I ever used, but I'v
Re: Advanced AVID tutorials by Ben Trahair 13 years ago Thanks for the input guys, Have checked out Steve Bayes stuff and it looks like what I'm after. Also taking a gamble on one of the on the spot books. Have read them for after-effects and final cut and
Keyframing strangeness by Ben Trahair 13 years ago Hi all, I've been having a key framing problem lately where I set up 3 keyframes on a 3d layer moving in z space - one at 23400, one at 2720 and the last at 1837. Im using straight linear keyframes. J
resolution problems by jefftober 14 years ago Hi All- I am working for broadcast and my exports have a distinct circle gradient around each light source. I have tried many different formats and tried even creating and outputting in HD through our
Re: resolution problems by Ben Trahair 14 years ago What bit depth is your project setup for If its 8bpc try switching to 16bpc via project settings. Even if it doesn't look any better in the comp window try doing a test render and see if the banding g
3d lighting in 16bpc by Ben Trahair 14 years ago oook this is probably one of those really obvious questions but its got me tearing out my hair - I'm working in AE 6.5 pro on a pc for an animation sequence going on air requiring 16bpc depth and 3d l
Re: 3d lighting in 16bpc by Ben Trahair 14 years ago oops thanks for the reminder Not working in 16bpc mode after effects 6.5 running on windows xp 64bit edition Dual Xeon 3.4ghz 64bit processor 2 gigs ram XFX 128MB GeForce 6600GT Dual DVI Working after