mask won't dissolve out by aaron smith 9 years ago I'm editing a project in fcp 7, i've added some rectangle masks on one track and put the video on the track above it (and changed the composite mode to travel matte-luma)...i'm using the masks to help
HD Show to SD DVD by Mike Kearns 9 years ago I have a HD show that needs to be down converted to SD and burn to a dvd, whats is the best work flow. I would normally export final product in apple pro res so I have it, then place that in a SD time
Re: HD Show to SD DVD by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago Here are requirements of a a few stations I upload to: (this is for tv commercials though, not programming) If your spot is in High Definition, please use the following file format: MPEG2 .m2t (Note:
up converting in timeline by philip Dadson 9 years ago hi. I am editing a project in Final Cut pro that mixes upgraded HD 1080i50 files (1080i to full HD1920 via Pro res422 HQ) with After Effects files. Each digital Quicktime file is high in gegabites and
reconnect media to different audio tracks by Jason Wood 9 years ago Hi, I'm trying to reconnect media, but i want to reconnect tracks 1&2 in my sequence to tracks 3&4 on the mov im connecting too. Basically the orignal mov had stereo on tracks 1&2 and the new media ha
resizing by Dan Newton 9 years ago Hello, I am in need of some urgent help: I would like to know the following: I have received a psd file with text in one layer and on another layer a logo the size is 1280 x 720 I would like to know h
Re: resizing by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago Method 1: This is for video right (i'm guessing because of the size) Make a new file, using the video preset that matches your settings (I think in your case it would be PAL D1 DV, 720x576 (with guide
L&C Spliting Clip Randomly by Gabriel Borba 9 years ago Hi, I'm trying to capture some Mini DV tapes but something's wrong. I'm on FCP7, using an iMac, MAC OS X 10.6.5 (Processor: 3.06 Intel Core i3; Memory 4GB 1333 MHz DDR3) connected to a Sony HDV 1080i.
rotoscoping + intuos 4 by Andy Schroeder 9 years ago My current project requires a lot of rotoscoping. Previously I hadn't had to do large amounts of roto and using the mouse for it in Apple Motion 3 worked fine, but it's been killing me, I thought mayb
Re: rotoscoping + intuos 4 by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago APple Pro Res HQ is for cameras that shoot 4:4:4 (overkill for your footage) The d7000 shoots 4:2:2... So the ProRes or ProRes LT will be enough. It won't degrade your footage and making it 4:4:4 won'
creating pdf 300dpi file from fcp by nick james 9 years ago hi, im doing a favour job on a pop promo, and the pr company are now asking me to supply 300dpi pdf files from the final cut. is that possible seeing as its only shot with the 5D at 1920x1080. they wa
Faded Blacks in Illustrator by Hunter Hempen 9 years ago Hi there, I'm pretty new to Illustrator, and I've been having some issues with greyed whited-out parts of my document. In particular, a black image (sillouhete) appears normally black in Illustrator..
Re: Faded Blacks in Illustrator by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago Rich black = C 30, M 20, Y, 20, K 100... If you have black text over color, set it to Overprint or Multiply (but keep it 100% black only)... Digital Printing is cheaper if you are doing only a limited
copy/paste attributes at browser level? by Jason Brown 9 years ago I have 5 clips that I want to set audio levels at the browser level, so anytime I use them they will be at a consistent level. Basically, I want to use the copy and paste attribute at the browser leve
Lighten up! by Matt Surf 9 years ago Hi there, Does anyone have any best tips on how to lighten up a scene that has been shot a tad too dark in natural light without making the image appear grainy or over exposed (there are times when I
Disk image not mounting by David Heidelberger 13 years ago Hello, I'm having a strange DVD Studio Pro problem. I finished a project and did a build format. I like to burn from Disk Images, so I had it create one of those. Everything finished fine. But when I
Re: Disk image not mounting by David Heidelberger 13 years ago Well, that was stupid. When I named the disk image, it was apparently missing an extension. I just had to add ".img" to the end. Boy do I feel dumb. Sorry for the trouble. - David
export groups to Photoshop layers by David Tannenbaum 9 years ago First: I don't really know how to use Illustrator. I have Illustrator CS. Someone gave me a file that only has one layer but contained within that one layer are many, many groups. Is there a way to ex
missing layers by Tabitha Elger 9 years ago I have a logo that was created in Illustrator. When I now open that file in Illustrator, I see the whole logo in the preview pane but when the file opens up there are a couple layers missing. I have l
Preserving Alpha Channel for FCP? by Eric Lochstampfor 9 years ago Hi, I'm trying to use a logo, made by our graphic artist in Final Cut, only when I go to it has a white background. When I view it in Photoshop I can see through to the checkered background, so I am a
Creating vector outlines by Joshua Leong 9 years ago Hi all, I am trying to create graphics to be printed as vinyl stickers and have been advised by the printer that I need to create a magenta outline around the contours of the sticker for the die cutti
Re: Creating vector outlines by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago well... this is a shot in the dark, but is your original graphic vector If not, there is another way, but it isn't pretty most of the time, especially if your graphic is of too low resolution. Command
Combining paths into single vector by Mario Quintana 9 years ago Hello, I am prepping an Illustrator file in order to animate in After Effects. Working in Illustrator CS4. The Illustrator file I have is a kind of "flourish graphic" with vines and various objects wi
Purchase pre made graphics by Tony Esposito 9 years ago Where is a good place to purchase high-end looking graphics to create mainly logos but also use in other print work and maybe some video There's got to be a place that graphic artist use when they are
Re: Purchase pre made graphics by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago If you read the licensing rules of most stock image sites they specifically state against the use of RF imagery illustration in logos. Making a logo of pre-made illustrations is not exactly creating y
Adjustments Panel vs dialog box by Mike Mitchell 9 years ago Hi, I just upgraded from Photoshop CS3 to CS5 (for Mac) today and i've got a problem with the interface. I use alot of adjustment layers for Levels. Here's my problem... In CS3, I could change the set
Re: Adjustments Panel vs dialog box by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago For me, that TAB button has always made all the dialog boxes disappear (I'm talking about Photoshop CS)... Unless I already had clicked on a dialog box and had to enter a setting manually then tabbed
Create outline for effect? by Naveen Mallikarjuna 9 years ago Very basic question, but I can't seem to figure this out. I have some text. I've put a Warp effect on it. Now I'd like to create outlines so there are editable points, but with the final vector path a
InDesign For An Editor by Heather Bell 9 years ago Hi, I work for a publication that is created in InDesign, and I am used to making text edits and minor layout changes in the InDesign. I don't really do anything else. I'm moving away from the locatio
Re: InDesign For An Editor by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago If you are only editing copy, just the file and the fonts. However since you are on PC, the fonts sent to you need to be PC compatible I believe. Shouldn't be a problem opening on a PC or Mac... C.R.
Indesign CS3 Layout Problem by Cory Jackson 9 years ago Hi, I'm currently making a newsletter in InDesign CS3 and was having trouble getting it setup right. I will be printing double sided 11x17 sheets and I want 8 separate pages (2 sheets of 11x17). Howev
photoshop document/image size wrong by Hey Chong 9 years ago I am making an invitation in PS, (honestly because I know it so much better than ID), which will eventually be printed. I set the canvas and image size to be 5x7, but it is so much larger than that. R
printing large photos by Aubrey Fields 9 years ago I wonder if anyone can help me I am trying to print a photo that is 77 inches x 42 inches. I am using an intel imac 10.5.8 with 4 gig ram and an HP Z3100. I am using Photoshop CS3. The resolution of t
Re: printing large photos by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago I think that the USB cable cannot handle so much data at a time, which is why you can also connect the printer via Ethernet cable. Read this about USB and Ethernet: (from http: www.ehow.com facts_6908
"de-pixelation"? by Andy Carroll 9 years ago I work for a small production company, and I mainly use FCP for editing since I primarily do video work. I have a client that has still images that were pulled from video and is wanting them to be cle
Re: "de-pixelation"? by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago It seems more feasible to pull something from a 16mm film... perhaps even HD since you can actually scan the film... (But quite expensive I imagine)... C.R.
Edges Issues by Kevin Muse 9 years ago I need some advice. I am sure there is a tutorial on this somewhere but I want to search for the right term. See the attached photo. I am making a logo in PS5 and I want to know if there is a trick to