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Cowdog

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Big fan of films like 'Milo & Otis' and 'My Life As a Dog.' I'd be better at graphics but it's really tough to paw around with a mouse -- besides, dogs are color-blind and so it's pretty rough to be taken seriously as a motion graphics hound. And Kat... [more]
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July 16th 2001
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A question for Cowdog
by David Roth Weiss 9 years ago
So Cowdog, I couldn't help but notice that a new option button exists on the Cow posting interface. Instead of the two choices we had before, to Preview Post or Post Direct, we now have a third option
Re: A question for Cowdog
by Cowdog 9 years ago
Ahhh, ahem, ..er, excuse me, Abraham. I believe that the sign said "Cowdog," did it not David, Sorry to be too busy to answer you right away, but I was tied up gnawing my hind-parts and then running
Search Engine Optimization
by Todd Terry 9 years ago
Hey kids... A little while back I asked of the group thoughts and tips on search engine optimization... since we had ZERO web presence when Googling words that should have brought our website up. I re
Re: Search Engine Optimization
by Cowdog 9 years ago
I bite anyone that thinks that frames are a good thing. Frames are great for pictures and paintings, but if you plan to use frames in a website, use a script that builds a uniquely named page on your
Haiti - OT
by Nick Griffin 9 years ago
In 1981 I was heavily involved in Scuba diving. Through good luck and providence this led me to one of the last places on Earth I would have ever thought of visiting -- Haiti. Before its 1985 revoluti
Re: Haiti - OT
by Cowdog 9 years ago
Mike Cohen "Clint Eastwood and Matt Damon appeared together. Sure, they are friends and both care about those in need, but they do have a movie getting Oscar buzz. Seemed a bit fishy even if that was
Welcome David Roth Weiss as our newest FCP COW host leader
by Ronald Lindeboom 11 years ago
Well, it is now official... David Roth Weiss, who has been a great part of the COW since we first went online way back in late March 2001, is the newest host leader here in the COW's FCP forum. Please
Re: Welcome David Roth Weiss as our newest FCP COW host leader
by Cowdog 11 years ago
Dave LaRonde "...and to think that for the longest time, I confused the guy with David Lee Roth. Whaddya know." Yeah, he is a lot like David Lee Roth, only cooler -- and with better taste in companio
To Jan Crittenden: HVX-200 Green Screen Halo Problem
by Per Holmes 11 years ago
Hi Jan, I see that you frequent this forum, so I thought I'd ask this question directly. A lot of HVX-200 users are finding that the HVX-200 has an edge artifact problem when shooting green screen, th
OT: Jan Crittenden, the HVX-200 and holographic emitters and the quantum flux...
by Cowdog 11 years ago
ChicagoShootr "Or, it may indeed be that the flux capacitors are out of sync with the holographic emitters." Yes, but as any good Star Trek fan knows, all you have to do is reverse the polarity of th
Test
by Cowdog 11 years ago

Mediocre System Performance
by Brian Yu 12 years ago
Hey I just started to use AE and noticed that when i try to tackle tuts (since I'm still a newbie) with particles or ones that require a lot of power, my PC lags. I tried some heavy particle tutorials
Re: Mediocre System Performance
by Cowdog 12 years ago
RAM is relatively cheap. Start there. For more answers sniff out the posts on this forum that have asked the same question again and again on this forum. Go back through earlier posts, there are a bu
Testing the dog...
by Cowdog 12 years ago

What program creates the video tutorials?
by David Del 12 years ago
Which program does the COW staff use to create the video tutorials like Aharon Rabinowitz and Andrew Kramer What is the program used to create the screen-capture and then the outputting to this flash
Re: What program creates the video tutorials?
by Cowdog 12 years ago
Congratulations!#@#&! You are the 1,000th person to post this question and so you win one of my very own exclusive Cowdog autographed doggie bowl beer steins, filled with a day's supply of kibble and
admin: Welcome Mike Cohen to the team in the COW's Business forum
by Kathlyn Lindeboom 12 years ago
Hello Everybody, I am happy to welcome Mike Cohen to the Creative COW team, as he has volunteered to be our newest graying "object of ridicule and scorn" here in the Business forum. In spite of this,
Re: admin: Welcome Mike Cohen to the team in the COW's Business forum
by Cowdog 12 years ago
Mike Cohen "Thanks to everyone for the welcome messages, and the gifts. It seems my 42" LCD TV was never delivered, could someone check the tracking number " Hee,heee... The 42" LCD sits proudly out
P2 transfer to Final Cut Pro
by Finalcutnewbie 12 years ago
Hello, I am working on a short TV Web series, and we're working with a Panasonic Camera with P2 capability. I was wondering, when I transfer from the P2 card to Final Cut Pro, is there anyway to have
Re: P2 transfer to Final Cut Pro
by Cowdog 12 years ago
Finalcutnewbie "what does afaik mean " AFAIK = As Far As I KnowYer pal,Cowdogvisit my homepage
General Purpose Tripod
by Will Johnston 12 years ago
I'm looking for a general purpose tripod at a price point of $300 or less (I'm not necessarily looking to spend at the top of that range unless it's necessary). Mostly I film speakers standing at podi
Re: General Purpose Tripod
by Cowdog 12 years ago
This already went up once, Rick. It is on the board if you will look. Also, do not put periods at the end of your web addresses in the COW or they will not work. Cowdog
Sun Rising On Text .....ala Lord of the Rings
by Brad Beamer 12 years ago
Hey everyone, I was wondering if anyone knows how to create the effect of sun rising on text, such as the title card in Lord of the Rings: (the first 6 seconds here) http: youtube.com watch v=xd6S5JCc
Re: Sun Rising On Text .....ala Lord of the Rings
by Cowdog 12 years ago
Try "Bevel Alpha" on your text and then keyframe the light angle and color to what you want. Drink lots of beer to give it that hazy, sun-shiney kinda thingie.Yer pal,Cowdogvisit my homepage
KRAMER!!! Well.. anyone can help with multiple LumaMatte Reveals
by Michael Mench 12 years ago
Ok... so here's the problem... I'd sure like to reveal something using a B W reveal movie and using another one to reveal something later. Maybe I've just got them ordered wrong Not sure... http: home
Re: KRAMER!!! Well.. anyone can help with multiple LumaMatte Reveals
by Cowdog 12 years ago
Arson XL, You better take a deep breath, calm down and grow up. If you care to act like this on this board, I will block your IP to where you can't even see the COW, let alone take part in it.Yer pal,
A word to the wise...
by Delete 12 years ago
Thanks for all the hard work and time you "1337" members add to this community. I wouldn't have had my last to gigs without you. Keep it up. Dan, Aharon, your input from pod to response in invaluable.
Re: A word to the wise...
by Cowdog 12 years ago
I am old, just ask my kids -- and my grandkids. And don't even get me started on that "dog years" thingie...Yer pal,Cowdogvisit my homepage
thread changes why?
by Evan Meades 12 years ago
Hi, I've noticed the forum threads are in a different format now which I'm not sure if i like! It used to be good to "see" the actual length of a discussion (posts) and it was easy to see a popular th
Re: thread changes why?
by Cowdog 12 years ago
Kathlyn Lindeboom "Just click on the green "T" and it will return to thread view." There are two of them, one just to the left of each thread, that is not the one. The one Kathlyn's pointing to is th
talk about quoting process!
by Greg Ball 12 years ago
Hi all, So I get this request for bid in my email from a local Convention and Visitors Bureau. ARE THEY KIDDING How can any reputable production company place a bid on this How would you handle this I
Re: talk about quoting process!
by Cowdog 12 years ago
Yes, we're all animals in the COWmedy Club Lounge. Yeah, you have to be careful in there, I hear that some of the animals there are on catnip.Yer pal,Cowdogvisit my homepage
creative ideas
by grinner hester 12 years ago
My delima is not a new one at all, just looking for some creaivity from da cow. I have a series of DVDs I have made, not so much for profit but as business cards to build enough hype to successfully s
Re: creative ideas
by Cowdog 12 years ago
John Davidson (fomerly JNeo25) "...if none of that works...."Accidentally" run over someone famous while filming your car show." Great idea, John. Although I'd offer a variant that is definitely guar
Problems with Producer, Part 1: Digitizing
by Jim Wigler 12 years ago
Producer never STOPS digitizing. The only way you know the program isn't "acquiring..." anymore is when you notice nothing is happening on your deck or on the monitor. But beware, if you wait too long
Re: Problems with Producer, Part 1: Digitizing
by Cowdog 12 years ago
At the price of harddrives, I'd opt for buying another internal drive, dump the new OS on that, install Producer there and then have a bowl of kibble and beer with the extra time I saved not having t
Why is my name RED?
by Daryl K Davis 12 years ago
Why is my name RED How do I change it I thought it was just how it displayed on my own computer, and not how the rest of the world sees it. Aarrgh.------------------------- DK Davis Editor Post Super
Re: Why is my name RED?
by Cowdog 12 years ago
It is just you that sees it this way. Everyone sees their own name in red. (Well, except me -- dogs are color-blind.)Yer pal,Cowdogvisit my homepage
New HVX200 Large Price Range
by scott allman 12 years ago
I am considering changing formats and purchasing an HVX200 and I've noticed a huge range of prices. Going from list price down to below $2000.00 for a new in box rig. The low end of the scale looks mi
Re: New HVX200 Large Price Range -- resellerratings.com, read it and weep...
by Cowdog 12 years ago
Before you plunk down yer hard-earned dog biscuits, always check your possible vendor on http: www.resellerratings.com You'd be surprised how many of these so-called "legitimate" companies are nothin
Turning day into night
by thesilverspyder 12 years ago
I shot a skit in the woods at dusk, and I need to make the skit appear to be at night in the woods. I still need to see my characters, but still make it as dark as possible. I know there must be a wor
Re: Turning day into night
by Cowdog 12 years ago
Racist It is what it is called in much of the film industry. Racism: It's best saved for the Indianapolis 500.Yer pal,Cowdog
Changing Person's Skin color using AE
by Eric Addison 12 years ago
I had a call from a possible client who wants to know if it would be possible to shoot someone, and then change their skin color in post. She wants to shoot a caucasian man, then change his skin color
Re: Changing Person's Skin color using AE
by Cowdog 12 years ago
Addman "I had a call from a possible client who wants to know if it would be possible to shoot someone, and then change their skin color... " Yes, usually if you shoot someone, they will turn a soft
convert expression to keyframes in afx7 - can't get it to work
by Scott G 12 years ago
in 6.5 i just select the property, right click on the layer, and choose convert expression to keyframes from the keyframe assistant menu. in afx7 i highlight the property, say, position, then right cl
SCOTT: Why your account is not working...
by Cowdog 12 years ago
Scott, Number One: When you go off like a dock worker cussin' and swearin' and carryin' on with a mouth to peel the paint off the walls, you are going to get bitten by the Dog. Also, when I tried to
Simple question from New guy
by ufctrance@yahoo.com 13 years ago
Hello, i am just starting to learn Adobe photoshop. I am working with CS2 version. I got a simple question that I can't find the answer to even why I go to the stupid help. Don't laugh, please. I have
Re: Simple question from New guy
by Cowdog 13 years ago
Edit-- Transform-- Scale should do what you want. Yer pal,Cowdog
Thank you, Cow Dog!?!
by Jon Zanone 13 years ago
You guys never cease to amaze me! Ask and ye shall receive. Thanks! Jon
Re: Thank you, Cow Dog!?!
by Cowdog 13 years ago
Aw Shucks... or should I say, aw woof... Yer pal,Cowdog
Whats the word on Neucleo?
by AccountClosedDueToNoRealnameUsed 13 years ago
on this Gridiron Neucleo Does it work work well I'd like some opinions from the trenches rather than advertisement from their site. thanks
Re: Whats the word on Neucleo?
by Cowdog 13 years ago
Nicholastoth "IT FRIGGIN RULES for the money" I do believe that Nick has come up with the company slogan for Nucleo. I can see it now, there on the side of the box... IT FRIGGIN RULES for the money
Need to buy some tape
by Sam Lesante Jr. 13 years ago
Anyone know a good online place to buy 30-60 min Beta Sp tapes Carpel has Maxell's for $8.29 each. Does anyone know a better deal TIA Sam
Re: Need to buy some tape
by Cowdog 13 years ago
Mark Frazier "... Maybe they'll buy me a cup of coffee." Heck, Kathlyn and Ron will buy you a cup of coffee -- me, I'll let you drink beer out of my dog bowl -- and you don't even have to recommend o
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