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Christian Simpson

Member Since:
January 12th 2012
74 Posts
Lighting Wrestling Ring
by Chris Shore 4 years ago
Hi all. I'm about to setup a permanent studio space for professional wrestling and had a question about lighting. Our ring is 20x20 so we plan to build a 24x24 truss around it. Ceiling height is not a
Re: Lighting Wrestling Ring
by Christian Simpson 9 months ago
Did you ever get a setup going for your ring lighting Trying to figure out a setup myself.
Motion Graphics Templates created on mac in AE dont work in Premiere on a PC
by Christian Simpson 1 year ago
So I have created several motion graphics templates in after effects and exported as mogrt files to be used in premiere by several of my associates. They all have macs and they all work fine without p
Create Proxies for Essential Graphics templates?
by Paul Wilkinson 2 years ago
I literally can not playback any essential graphics templates, so need to make it a proxy. I start a sequence with proxies but when i add a template from essential graphics, i think they are not part
Re: Create Proxies for Essential Graphics templates?
by Christian Simpson 1 year ago
Yes the performance is so disappointing. Defeats the whole purpose really. What I've done is setup render presets and then right click and select render and replace. This makes it more manageable but
Issues with Ingest Presets
by Christian Simpson 2 years ago
So I've created a custom export preset in media encoder (everything 2018 CC btw). I know a custom ingest needs an export preset to work of. No problems there. So I create the ingest preset and base it
Re: Issues with Ingest Presets
by Christian Simpson 1 year ago
Still no solution unfortunately. Premiere is so broken ...
Pickwhipping source text does not allow alignment
by Christian Simpson 1 year ago
I have a piece of text that i want to equal another piece of text so I simply pick whip the Source Text property so that it will equal the other. The only problem is when I do this the alignment chang
Create shape/box based on word index
by Christian Simpson 1 year ago
Hey everybody I was wondering if there was a way to create a shape behind a piece of text that is based around the word index. My end goal is to try and create a slider control that allows you to simp
Re: Create shape/box based on word index
by Christian Simpson 1 year ago
Ok I figured it out. I needed to change the text for the hidden text layers as well. Everything needs to match up exactly and that makes sense.
Position of a text layer is dependent on decimal/size of another text layer
by Christian Simpson 1 year ago
So I have attached a slider to control a specific text layer but I was wondering how I can make the position of another text layer be affected based on how large or how many decimal places the origina
Re: Position of a text layer is dependent on decimal/size of another text layer
by Christian Simpson 1 year ago
Thank you very much Andrei!
Running number counter attached to a slider
by Christian Simpson 1 year ago
Hello all I was wondering if anyone knows of a way to make a running number counter work with a slider I would like for the minimum number to be 0 and the maximum number to be 999,999,999. The desire
Re: Running number counter attached to a slider
by Christian Simpson 1 year ago
Thanks that works great!
Placeholders with .mogrt templates?
by Christian Simpson 2 years ago
So far I have found the .mogrt templates in after effects to be incredibly limited. Does anyone know of a way to create a placeholder so that editors in Premiere can simply drag and drop photo or vide
Add marker in After Effects timeline that carries over to Premiere Pro
by Christian Simpson 2 years ago
Hello everyone I was wondering if there was a way to set a marker in After Effects and when you render it out to a quicktime file and import it in Premiere that the marker would also be recognized in
Re: Add marker in After Effects timeline that carries over to Premiere Pro
by Roei Tzoref 2 years ago
Christian Simpson "Hello everyone I was wondering if there was a way to set a marker in After Effects and when you render it out to a quicktime file and import it in Premiere that the marker would al
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TURN OFF automatically converting images into image sequence
by Christian Simpson 2 years ago
Every time I try and import an image into After Effects it automatically converts it into an image sequence. I know why it's doing it because our files are labeled ex. newton_cam_001.psd and newton_ca
Re: TURN OFF automatically converting images into image sequence
by Christian Simpson 2 years ago
There is not unfortunately.
So does 10.9.4 allow us to use our Mac Pros again?
by Christian Simpson 5 years ago
So Mac OS 10.9.4 was released this morning. Does anyone know if it fixes what 10.9.3 did to the GPUs in the new mac pros I convinced my place of employment to spring for a bunch of these new mac pros
Re: So does 10.9.4 allow us to use our Mac Pros again?
by Chris Gomersall 5 years ago
The Dynamic Linking feature is completely SNAFU'ed. It has cost me tons of time over the last two weeks. Kind regards, Chris Gomersall www.vimeo.com channels texasvideopro www.youtube.com upstairsmedi
AJA ioxt with Flanders Scientific Premiere Pro playback
by Christian Simpson 5 years ago
We recently picked up a Flanders Scientific CM240 and have it connected to our ioxt box for playback in premiere and so far the results have been less than satisfactory. We have new Mac Pros with the
Re: AJA ioxt with Flanders Scientific Premiere Pro playback
by Christian Simpson 5 years ago
Yes this issue happens when the media is completely rendered. I tested clips that played off of my local drive which gets about 900 MB s read and write. The issue also occurs in AJA tv so its not just
When I send clip to Audition from Premiere can I choose where that file is created?
by Christian Simpson 5 years ago
When I send a clip to Audition from Premiere I want to be able to determine where that file is created. Currently it saves it to the documents folder on your local disk but that is not where I want th
Setting up Premiere Pro with Facilis Terrablock
by Christian Simpson 5 years ago
So our small group here acquired a Facilis Terrablock that I'm loving by the way and I was wondering what the best setup was if you work with Adobe products. Premiere Pro to be exact. We have 4 client
Re: Setting up Premiere Pro with Facilis Terrablock
by Christian Simpson 5 years ago
Thanks for sharing your experience Peter. I believe I am going to try and do the same and I will report back and let you all know if I am experiencing any issues.
Can't export project from Davinci 8
by Christian Simpson 7 years ago
Hey guys I was wondering if anyone else had trouble exporting projects in davinci 8.2 I go to export and I get the spinning beach ball for about 5 min and then it just crashes. I've tried about 5 time
Re: Can't export project from Davinci 8
by Dwaine Maggart 7 years ago
You can't Export+ a currently loaded project. Perhaps that is your problem Dwaine Maggart Blackmagic Design DaVinci Support
Davinci 9?
by Christian Simpson 7 years ago
Anyone know of a release date for Resolve 9 I had heard July 25th but that doesnt seem true.
Re: Davinci 9?
by William Edwards 7 years ago
Any word on new Mac and PC configurations They are so out-dated right now.
NAS Device setup
by Christian Simpson 7 years ago
Hey guys I am moving into a new office and looking to setup netwrok storage for the first time. I have 3 users who will need to access the storage. I have never done this before and am somewhat ignora
Re: NAS Device setup
by Christian Simpson 7 years ago
Thanks a lot for the information everybody. I'm going to go with a solution from Small Tree. They were very helpful and explained how it all works. They even took the time to explain why their solutio
Resolve Lite crashes every time
by Christian Simpson 8 years ago
I'm running Resolve Lite 8.1 and it has worked perfectly well for some time but yesterday the program began crashing repeatedly. I could not figure out why at first but then I realized that by scrubbi
Re: Resolve Lite crashes every time
by Christian Simpson 8 years ago
I have the stock gpu card that came with my mac pro. It's a ATI Radeon HD 2600 and I have a 24" HP monitor hooked up to it. When I run the BM speed test I get 282 MB s write and 285 MB s read speed. S
Going back to correct submenu page
by Randy Wheeler 8 years ago
I'm trying to get Encore to navigate back to the correct submenu according to what chapter it was playing. For example, say I have 42 chapters that are on 7 submenu pages that have 6 chapters thumbnai
Re: Going back to correct submenu page
by Christian Simpson 8 years ago
I have 6 submenu pages and the timeline to which they are associated already has the menu setup to return to last menu but it still wants to return to the 1st submenu page despite the user being on a
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