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Chris Abolt

Editor/Animator/Modeler/and an everythingelseerrr.
Member Since:
April 17th 2002
123 Posts
100 posts
Location:
Baltimore, Maryland
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TP collision transform question
by Chris Abolt 3 years ago
I have setup a scene where objects fall to a surface and stick. I would like them to flatten upon collision. It has been suggested that Pscale is what I need to introduce, but not sure how to tie that
Re: TP collision transform question
by Brian Jones 3 years ago
can you post a simple example scene
AE Performance issues CS6
by Chris Abolt 8 years ago
Hello all. Well, got three new mac pro 12 core systems all running 65 - 128gigs of ram with Quadra 4000 GPU cards, up to date drivers, up to date aeCS6 and dedicated 500 gig solid state drives for glo
Re: AE Performance issues CS6
by Chris Abolt 8 years ago
I am currently running 10.7.4 on all machines. I am confident that if there's something seriously wrong, it will be addressed in an update soon. For the sake of all the motion designers compositors ou
camera info to path
by Chris Abolt 10 years ago
Hi all, I am wondering if there is a technique or expression that will take the properties of a camera x,y,z and convert them into path data. This way I will have a path in exactly the same length, di
Re: camera info to path
by alex dinnin 10 years ago
A way round this would be to copy the camera's x & y position onto a mask, then use an expression for your object to follow only the camera's z position... if you need me to I can knock the expression
can't use media100
by Chris Abolt 12 years ago
Hey Floh, this is just a mess. I installed Media100 vers12.6 on new mac running leapord. We previously had FCP installed on this system, but removed it, the preferences, and we think all the drivers a
Re: can't use media100
by Floh Peters 12 years ago
Chris Abolt "Is it possible there is a conflict still happening on this system with previous FCP KONA DRIVERS " Of course this is possible. But I would recommend (after installing Media 100) to downl
Media100 suite and boris red not behaving
by Chris Abolt 12 years ago
hi all, just implemented media100suite on a new macpro system. I had no luck creating a title in boris red. Media100 will launch red, I can create a title, update it, apply it and then the spinning be
Re: Media100 suite and boris red not behaving
by Chris Abolt 12 years ago
Hey Floh, this is just a mess. You were right... I had two versions of red installed. I did as you said and uninstalled all of it including media100, all preferences and everything i could find that w
Uninstalling Fcp studio 2
by Chris Abolt 12 years ago
Hi all need to uninstall FCP and make sure the drivers are no longer running my kONA card. Oddly, I don't see anything about doing this and no options on the install disc. Tips for clean uninstall Chr
Re: Uninstalling Fcp studio 2
by Chris Abolt 12 years ago
We have cloned this system to an external drive for optional boot purposes. We need to build an new system using media100 on the same aja card, but need to avoid driver conflict issues. Chris Abolt Mo
BCC wont install in ae cs3 on leapord????
by Chris Abolt 12 years ago
Hi all, just tried several times to install BCC into aecs3 on leapord with no luck. any success stories would be great. Thanks chrisChris Abolt Motion designer Abolt Media
Re: BCC wont install in ae cs3 on leapord????
by Chris Abolt 12 years ago
I have installed it from disk and I am using vers 5.0Chris Abolt Motion designer Abolt Media
Media100 and FCP on New macpro????
by Chris Abolt 12 years ago
Hi all, jumping back on the Media100 train. I have a new mac pro dual quad with kona 3 and atto single fiber channel card with fx5600 Gfx card. I want to run FCP and Media100HD Suite. Any issues or sp
Re: Media100 and FCP on New macpro????
by Chris Abolt 12 years ago
Floh, I should also mention we are running leopard on this machine. Also, I need some clarification on a few things. Are you suggesting a dual boot system with FCP on one side of the partition and Med
Keframe Duration
by Chris Abolt 12 years ago
Hi all, Just wondering... Any ideas on how to get the duration between two keyframes Thanks in advance for your help. C
Re: Keframe Duration
by Chris Abolt 12 years ago
That is exactly what I meant. This will work.Chris Abolt Motion designer Abolt Media
07 DEMO
by Chris Abolt 12 years ago
Hi all, just posted my 07 demo... enjoy and please let me know what ya think! http: www.aboltmedia.com alpha.html
Re: 07 DEMO
by Chris Abolt 12 years ago
Thanks for your comments! I will repost when it's totally finished.
nascar text follow track point with scaling arrow or pointer
by Chris Abolt 12 years ago
Hi all, I am trying to create text that will follow a car via tracking point on car ftg. The text will pop out of certain features areas of the car and have attached arrows that reference points on th
Re: nascar text follow track point with scaling arrow or pointer
by Chris Abolt 12 years ago
Hi all, OK here was my solution and thanks to those suggestions that were submitted. (1) I Tracked the position and scale of the car as it moved. (2) In the same comp I created a text layer and a soli
Graphics Cards/Acceleration
by Chris Abolt 13 years ago
Hi all, We are upgrading our macs to the new 8 cores. We have several dual purpose 2D 3D workstations and I'm wondering what some of your solutions are for graphics acceleration. Nvidia FX4500 - ATI X
Morph/blend Spec Efx Shot
by Chris Abolt 13 years ago
Hi all, I've been tasked with compositing two runners in a special effects shot. The first runner is running toward camera straight on. The second runner is behind the first and is revealed as he runs
Re: Morph/blend Spec Efx Shot
by Mylenium 13 years ago
Accumulate a few frames with Echo to create some trail, the displace it slightly with Turbulent Displace. Do this in a pre-comp. Use it in your main comp and warp morph it along with your otehr footag
creating our own fields in particular
by Chris Abolt 14 years ago
Hi all! Wondering if we can create our own field in particluar other than circular and turbulant Thanks in advance ShimChris Abolt Motion designer Abolt Media
Re: creating our own fields in particular
by Mylenium 14 years ago
No. With its current schem, there wouldn't be much point to it, anyway. Since Particular is fully 3D, all fields would have to be 3D, which means they'd have to be built-in somehow or defined by other
Selection issues in ae 7
by Chris Abolt 14 years ago
Hi all, A bit of a technical issue question. Has anyone experienced selection issues with ae 7.0 using either a mouse or stylus on a tablet Myself and a co-worker find that when selecting one layer in
Re: Selection issues in ae 7
by Filip Vandueren 14 years ago
All the time... seems that the app is too slow: you click, then move the mouse and AE thinks you're dragging with the mouse still down: hence the multiple selection... Adobe is always very slow with r
transforming a video layer into particles
by Chris Abolt 14 years ago
Hi all! I am planning on using a video layer and exploding it into particles. Can this be done with particular and any good tutorials on it Thanks ShimmChris Abolt Motion designer Abolt Media
Re: transforming a video layer into particles
by Chris Abolt 14 years ago
Thanks! I'll give that a whirlChris Abolt Motion designer Abolt Media
Selection Issues with 7.0
by Chris Abolt 14 years ago
Hi all, A bit off topic, but was wondering if anybody else was experiencing extreme sensativity of 7.0 when selecting layers with mouse or stylus It seems that when trying to select any layer, multipl
Looking for bars and tone media100 clips
by Chris Abolt 14 years ago
Hi all, I seem to have lost my original Media100i color bars and tone clips. Anybody have them that could forward to me Or...does media100 have them downloadable on their website I don't have any of m
Re: Looking for bars and tone media100 clips
by Chris Abolt 14 years ago
Thanks Floh!
xraid and scsi on G4 at same time
by Chris Abolt 14 years ago
Hi all, I am about to add an xraid to my G4 that is already running a scsi card and medea 150 gig array. Is this an issue or will both work together on this system. I checked the media100 website for
Re: xraid and scsi on G4 at same time
by Chris Abolt 14 years ago
Im happy to report the Xraid and SCSI are working fine on the G4 together....so far Thanks for the input Chris
New Website and temp demo
by Chris Abolt 15 years ago
Hi all, please check out my site and temporary demo reel. I should have the finished reel up by summer's end. Also, please let me know how the site works for you and it's functionality. I will be twee
Re: New Website and temp demo
by Heather 15 years ago
I'd love to see your animated logo at the begging and end of the reel. Some very nice work, the pacing is good, music is working. I've always been told though to put your strongest work first and last
New web site and temporary demo
by Chris Abolt 15 years ago
Hi all, please take a look at site and reel. Thanks Chris
Re: New web site and temporary demo
by Picasso 15 years ago
what site
Playback issues
by Chris Abolt 15 years ago
Hi all. I recently finished a 6 minute video for a client and authored it on DVD. I encoded the video at 7 Mbps fixed for continued high quality throughout. I also encoded pcm 16 bit audio to go along
Re: Playback issues
by Bill Stephan 15 years ago
Don't forget that the bitrate that the DVD player must process is the sum of the bitrate for the video stream + the total bitrate for all the audio streams + the total bitrate for all the subpicture s
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