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Brian Mills

Member Since:
December 6th 2002
179 Posts
100 posts
Where to look
by Brian Mills 6 months ago
Hey all I am needing to replicate this look. I am having trouble coming up with the chevrons and the pulsating colors on the outer parts of the video. What techniques or filters should I be working wi
Re: Where to look
by Brian Mills 6 months ago
I feel like the mmain video is got the gradient treatment and the chevrons are comping with scale and timing differences. The one thing I am really struggling with is how the "pixeling" is being done
CC 19 Ram Preview not playing realtime even after cache
by Brian Mills 1 year ago
I am having a problem with playback from ram preview. 1080p project. Simple graphics. I get a green cache bar but it still only plays at 10fps avg I have 64 gb ram-latest video drivers- Not sure what
Re: CC 19 Ram Preview not playing realtime even after cache
by Brian Mills 1 year ago
Windows 10 CC19 24 inch res 2560-1440
Add more to mask
by Brian Mills 1 year ago
Im not sure what this is called but I am trying to add some more to the object that is masked I want a few solid dots to be shown past the mask. so its not a perfect circle. I can add a bunch a maskes
Re: Add more to mask
by Brian Mills 1 year ago
For some reason I thought there was a way to do it without adding to the mask. thanks
Text Animator Move baseline
by Brian Mills 3 years ago
How do i move the base line in the text animator The tiny x's that are at the bottom of the characters by default. I wish to animation to happen from the top of the text not the bottom Thanks
Re: Text Animator Move baseline
by Brian Mills 3 years ago
Thats the one thanks!!!
Particular z depth Particles
by Brian Mills 4 years ago
I have a comp with multiple 2.5d images that the camera dollys back through on z axis. I want to add particles kinda like dust. But i am having a hard time figuring out how to have the particles distr
Re: Particular z depth Particles
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 4 years ago
You can hide particles with a Z-buffer: Make a copy of all your 2.5D layers and precomp them. Inside this precomp, add the Fill effect on each of the layers and color them in shades of gray, white nea
R16 Align to spline object twisted
by Brian Mills 4 years ago
I have an object (paper airplane) animating along a spline. The start point position for the spline I set rotated the objects b axis. If i move the start point of the spline the object rotates. Is the
Re: R16 Align to spline object twisted
by Brian Mills 4 years ago
Thanks worked great
Dashed line from trace disappear R16
by Brian Mills 4 years ago
I have a paper airplane flying on a spline. Im using tracer to make a dashed line. I use a Cloner using the tracer as the object to creat dashes from a small cylinder. I need to have the dashes start
Re: Dashed line from trace disappear R16
by Brian Mills 4 years ago
Thats about right. Thanks
HP LTO 6 ATTO problems
by Brian Mills 4 years ago
I am having a hell of a time to get someing copied to this drive. I am trying to use StoreOpen and copy to the mounted tape and its not working. Started 1tb copy night before and it was not even 1 4 d
Re: HP LTO 6 ATTO problems
by Brian Mills 4 years ago
I found a solution that works. Pretty reasonable price. Z-DatDump. $45. So far so good. Testing now. And I didn't really expect a free version. Just was not finding many Windows solutions. Btw i dont
Multiple comps using same code
by Brian Mills 5 years ago
I have a precomp with graphic(Set of brackets that highlight text) that are being reused though out a comp. I want to be able to re position the brackets horizontally via a slider to fit around differ
Re: Multiple comps using same code
by Dan Ebberts 5 years ago
So you want the expression in the precomp to refer to the slider that's on that precomp's layer in the main comp, is that correct That's not going to work if you're duplicating the precomp layer in th
R13 timeline window slows C4D to a crawl
by Brian Mills 5 years ago
I have a large project. 1 floor of a research building. Lots of models. I am only animating a camera. When I open the timeline window to move keyframes around the whole program becomes almost unrespon
Moving per axis started acting strange
by Brian Mills 5 years ago
I may have selected a setting on accident, not sure. But when I try to move an object by grabbing its axis bar it jumps away and I can only move with that axis by dragging any where on the screen. Its
Re: Moving per axis started acting strange
by Brian Mills 5 years ago
Looks like I locked my axis..just dbl click on axis point to get out of it
House builder tool R16
by Brian Mills 5 years ago
Is it just me or is the housebuilder tool useless. Im trying to merge rooms and add rooms and the geometry just keeps screwing up...waste of money
Adding luminance material selected clones
by Brian Mills 5 years ago
I am trying to make a ceiling with tiles and lights. I made with cloner and selected clones to be the lights which I want to add a luminance texture. The other non selected clones will have a differen
Re: Adding luminance material selected clones
by Brian Mills 5 years ago
Thanks alot for the help!!!
Ref Audio Amplitude from parent comp from inside nested comps
by Brian Mills 8 years ago
Hello all I have a project where i have an expression that uses audio amplitude to turn on lips during whistling. I have many different scenes I am setting up that are going to be there own comps. I w
Re: Ref Audio Amplitude from parent comp from inside nested comps
by Brian Mills 8 years ago
Thanks again Dan!
Moving files around from AF100 on the HDD
by Brian Mills 8 years ago
Hey all I was wondering what I can use to movie the files recored from the AF100 around on my HDD Sometimes we shoot multiple projects on 1 card and I would like to organize the clips into specific fo
Re: Moving files around from AF100 on the HDD
by Noah Kadner 8 years ago
I'd suggest more, smaller cards- they're so cheap there's not much excuse to cram multiple projects onto the same cards. It's an easy way to lose track of something and accidentally erase. Just sayin.
pcmcia reader for E series cards
by Brian Mills 9 years ago
Hey all. I have an Addonics pcmcia card reader on my avid desktop system and it works great with R series cards. E series not so much. Locks up the system and I need to hard reboot and then it works..
Re: pcmcia reader for E series cards
by Noah Kadner 9 years ago
I'm guessing that is either never going to be compatible or only if when they release a firmware update. Either way ,that's a question to Amtron tech support. I'm guessing not though... Noah Unlock th
Premier EDL to Avid p2 problem
by Brian Mills 11 years ago
Hey all, Does anyone have any exp in editing in premier with p2 media then exporting a edl for avid Ive got the EDL from premier in avid no problem... I cant figure out how to relink the p2 clips to t
AVID MC MOJO SDI EX3 SD workflow
by Brian Mills 11 years ago
Hey all Is there a way to trans code or work with Sony EX3 HD footage via MXF files in an SD AVID MC 3.0 project...I cannot find a way to do this...I would hat to think you have to edit in HD then exp
Tracking data apply to mask
by Brian Mills 11 years ago
Im trying to find a way to apply tracking data to a mask...is there a way to do this... thanks
Re: Tracking data apply to mask
by Peter O'Connell 11 years ago
Hi, as long as the mask is on a solid, just apply it to the layer's position property directly, either via an expression or by copy pasting the tracker values. Pete roguekeyframe.com
Star Wars Fan Films
by Brian Mills 12 years ago
This is a fan film and a sequel that my son and I did...there are a few years between each video...thought you might enjoy...Homewars I Homewars II
Re: Star Wars Fan Films
by Jim Layes 12 years ago
Cute.. Oh Rat's!
Dual Layer DVD(DVD9) problem URGENT DEADLINE
by Brian Mills 12 years ago
Hey all, Working in Encore CS3 and im not able to set the layer break manually when building the project...anyone else having this problem...pleas let me know how to get this too work is this just a b
Re: Dual Layer DVD(DVD9) problem URGENT DEADLINE
by Brian Mills 12 years ago
thanks alot for all your help...hopfully ill get it to work...do u normally just use the break where encore makes or do u chang it in Gear...seemed kinda complicated in gear with sectors and all...
Promo spot
by Brian Mills 13 years ago
Hey all... I normaly do Business to Business marketing videos...more story telling than fun motion graphics stuff...but recently we got a project in that required more sizzle to the bacon if you will.
Re: Promo spot
by Brian Mills 13 years ago
Thanks for the response... I used After Effects and avid for the software and for the swf file i made an uncompressed QT file then used Flash Encoder to encode the file... I agree the print part was a
FCP EDL to Avid
by Brian Mills 13 years ago
What are the best settings to use to export and FCP project EDL(very simple only cuts) to Avid Thanks Brian
Re: FCP EDL to Avid
by Kevin Monahan 13 years ago
1 Video 2 Audio Tracks. CMX 3600 Sort Mode A should do it. More Audio and Video tracks will need additional EDLs.Kevin Monahan Take My FCP Master's Workshop! fcpworld.com Pres. SF Cutters
Does Encore support DVD ROM Web links
by Brian Mills 13 years ago
Can i create a web link that only works when the DVD is viewed on a PC Does encore do this
Re: Does Encore support DVD ROM Web links
by Joe Bowden 13 years ago
No, you would need Sonic's eDVD to do this (but you could create the DVD folder from Encore).
Menu background Graphic change when highlighting a different button?
by Brian Mills 13 years ago
Is there anyway to change the background of the menu when the end user cycles through the buttons Kinda like simulating a mouse over change with the buttons
Re: Menu background Graphic change when highlighting a different button?
by Brian Mills 13 years ago
cool thanks ill giveit a try
Expression Question Dan Ebberts?
by Brian Mills 13 years ago
Hey all, I attended an AE seminar with Dan presenting and he gave a GEM of a secrete with expressions and i cant remember it and Ive lost my notes...so dan or anyone who may know this...PLEAAASEEE HEE
Re: Expression Question Dan Ebberts?
by Brian Mills 13 years ago
thanks all...knew it was value somthing!!!
Multi Camera Edit in Composer 11
by Brian Mills 14 years ago
Im trying to edit a 2 camera video and im havng a problem with the multicamera edit tool. When i go to watch the 2 cameras in the quad mode Im nto able to see both cameras just 1. Should I be able to
Re: Multi Camera Edit in Composer 11-got it!
by Brian Mills 14 years ago
didnt digitize my footage at M setting...oops.
project association with clips`
by Brian Mills 14 years ago
hey all, Is there a way to change the project association when you open a bin from another project and copy the master clips to the current project. Thanks B
progressive download with QT????
by Brian Mills 14 years ago
How does one achieve a progessive download qt file Right now my files are downloading the whole thing before playing. Any help would be great. Thanks B
Re: progressive download with QT????
by Brian Mills 14 years ago
Ill be using discreet cleaner xl
4 gig limit on XP pro
by Brian Mills 15 years ago
Im getting an error while trying to burn some mpeg2s that are over 4 gigs onto a dvd for data storage...Im using Pioneer RecordNow DX...is this an OS problem or software...and are there any work aroun
Re: 4 gig limit on XP pro
by Roadkill 15 years ago
Brian, Can't point you to the setting in RecordNow, but you could try changing the file system from ISO to UDF or ISO UDF. Btw: A single layer DVD can't hold much more than 4GB. The Giga in "4.7GB" is
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