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Damian Dunne

I work as a mulimedia designer and have profeciency in AE, FCP, Photoshop, Illustrator, Maya and Shake. I mainly do motion graphix
Member Since:
December 3rd 2003
66 Posts
Location:
Australia
Dashed Stroke over an Alpha Matte
by Damian Dunne 1 year ago
hey everyone, so I cannot figure this out for the life of me! I have a single comp made up of white animated vectors. This is used to drive the line work. Then outside this comp in the main comp, I ha
Re: Dashed Stroke over an Alpha Matte
by Damian Dunne 1 year ago
the auto trace is ok. it produces a ton of mistakes and stray masks that need to be cleaned up. It can't get me to a dashed line either. I swear I thought there was a plugin for this. I've been wrong
AE Network rendering
by Thomas Karaba 1 year ago
Hello everyone, I'm trying to setup a render network in my office. I successfully did it with two computers, but a third one has arrived today and is not compliant. When I export my project to the wat
Re: AE Network rendering
by Damian Dunne 1 year ago
hey just came across this. We've been using RenderGarden for all our AE rendering lately. It takes full advantage of multi-core threading and easily splits renders across PCs and Macs (if config'd pro
MOCHA: continuous fence tracking through shot
by Damian Dunne 2 years ago
hi guys, I've got a shot and need to roto along the fence line to remove the background. https: youtu.be L7aP6QJEhGo The problem is that Mocha does too much of a good job and locks to the fence all th
Re: MOCHA: continuous fence tracking through shot
by Jon Kozenko 2 years ago
Hi Damian, Thank you for your inquiry. I apologize for any inconvenience. If you could please email my associate at support@borisfx.com, attention Eric. He is more than happy to conduct a remote sessi
After Effect 2015 Playback and Workflow Issues. Anyone else?
by Damian Dunne 4 years ago
hi guys, I'm fairly experienced with AE and have many production years under my belt but as of late it has been really giving the craps - Nuke anyone So much so I thought I would take this to the foru
Bad playback: iMac 5K with Blackmagic Mini Monitor
by Damian Dunne 4 years ago
heya guys, just wondering if anyone is having any problems with playback through the IMAC 5K and the blackmagic mini monitor (which isn connected via thunderbolt). When I remove the thunderbolt connec
Client TV
by Damian Dunne 4 years ago
hey guys, I know this is a common topic but I wanted to get a current idea as to what people think are some decently priced client TVs on the market in 2015. Obviously not for grading but something th
Re: Client TV
by Mark Suszko 4 years ago
Maybe you shouldn't splurge on the client monitor, but pick an average consumer TV because 90 percent of your output will be watched that way, and if it looks great on the average TV it should look st
3D Stroke won't live update when moving comp camera
by Andrew Matthews 6 years ago
I'm using AE CS6 and 3D Stroke 2.6.1 on Mac OS 10.6.8. I've applied 3D Stroke to a simple mask with comp camera turned on. When I manipulate the camera, the stroke moves accordingly in the Active Came
Re: 3D Stroke won't live update when moving comp camera
by Damian Dunne 6 years ago
Maybe you have the camera setting in 3D stroke not set to the comp camera. be the ball
Soundkeys with Bouncing 3D Stroke
by Damian Dunne 6 years ago
heya guys, I'm familiar with Soundkeys and 3D Stroke but for the life of me can't figure out how they've replicated this plucking almost rope like effect with the sound: http: cache.redgiantsoftware.c
Re: Soundkeys with Bouncing 3D Stroke
by Mike Park 6 years ago
Are you sure they used 3d Stroke I would image this would be easy to do using Trapcode Form and tying the output from soundkeys to the amplitude of a displacement on the different strings.
Flickering problem with the 5D
by Damian Dunne 8 years ago
g'day everyone, so I've run into this problem a couple of times now and was wondering if anyone can suggest firstly, a way to remove it and secondly a way to avoid it the future. Here's the example: h
Re: Flickering problem with the 5D
by Damian Dunne 8 years ago
Thanx for the feedback Bob. Will have a look at the A+ setting. I think it could be to do with the refresh rate of the LEDs... possibly. Thanx again. d be the ball
compositing a mouth into a face
by Damian Dunne 9 years ago
hey there everyone, I have a job coming up where I have to composite live action footage of a mouth into a still of a face. I kinda have an idea as to how I'm going to tackle it though thought if anyo
Re: compositing a mouth into a face
by Damian Dunne 9 years ago
yeah nice one Michael. Thanx for that. D be the ball
E-TRADE baby talk effect
by joseph wilkins 9 years ago
I'm sure the E trade baby talking spots were created with other software, but I am looking to recreate this effect - making a baby talk. Does anyone have any ideas for the best workflow to tackle thi
Re: E-TRADE baby talk effect
by Damian Dunne 9 years ago
hey thanx Ted, some good links there. D be the ball
Best online training for Cinema 4D
by Damian Dunne 10 years ago
Hey there guys, I wanted to ask your opinions on what the best online training for Cinema 4D is at the moment. I have some basic knowledge and have used C4D for a few larger jobs but am wanting to rea
Re: Best online training for Cinema 4D
by Damian Dunne 10 years ago
hey thanx for those link there Nolan. There are a great help! I was wondering if there was also something like what http: www.gnomononline.com have where you subscribe to a weekly class. thanx. D be t
adding tape to a tennis ball
by Damian Dunne 11 years ago
hey there guys, I've just finished modeling a tennis ball and wanted to add sticky tape to one half of the ball (an old Australian cricket tradition). Now before I started I thought it best to get som
Re: adding tape to a tennis ball
by Damian Dunne 11 years ago
Great, thanx Adam I'll give that a shot and see how I go!be the ball
using an eps to cut a sphere
by Damian Dunne 11 years ago
hey there guys, a C4D newbie here! Hope ya can help. What I have cerated is a primative sphere with a good amount of segment size. Next I have a map of the world created in Illustrator. The land is wh
Re: using an eps to cut a sphere
by Damian Dunne 11 years ago
right on Brodd! thats the one. gota make it editable. Your a legend. We are cooking with gas now! thanx mate, really appreciate your help. hey Adam, I'm also curious about the example you provided. I
offline HD
by Damian Dunne 13 years ago
hey there guys, this is the first time I have undertaken this so I thought I would get some expert help (THATS YOU GUYS!!!!). I'm editing a short shot on the Sony F900 though not sure what it's being
Re: offline HD
by Shane Ross 13 years ago
I'll second that. DVCPRO HD is a great codec for offlining, and can be used with FW800 drives. Plus, you can use the exact same frame rate of the HDCAM tapes...which is a huge plus. Shane Littlefrog P
Using 16mm footage within FCP
by Damian Dunne 14 years ago
hey guys, I have shot a music video on super 16mm. I have captured all the footage at PAL 10bit uncompressed. Is there anything else I have to be wary about when bring my footage into my comp Like see
Re: Using 16mm footage within FCP
by Shane Ross 14 years ago
Why did you capture PAL Did you telecine to PAL Are you in a PAL country Then just edit PAL 25fps and you should be fine. If your footage was telecined to PAL tapes, then you capture PAL, then you are
changing the frame rate
by Damian Dunne 14 years ago
hey there guys! If I import my media which is @ 25fps and then change my comp settings to sya 29fps, that does that also change the frame rate of my media thank you in advance! D be the ball
Re: changing the frame rate
by Shane Ross 14 years ago
Nope. What you are trying to do is convert PAL footage to NTSC. You are going to have to use the Standards Converter found at www.nattres.com ($100) I touted it heavily inthe post RIGHT BELOW this one
importing photoshop file
by Damian Dunne 14 years ago
hey guys, this may be a bit of a newbie q. I wanted to import a photshop file of a person that has been cut out of it's background. I wanted to import this file into Maya then extrude it to give the f
Re: importing photoshop file
by Steve Sayer 14 years ago
It makes perfect sense, but it may be a little trickier than you were hoping. In order to trim and extrude a surface, you need to define the edge with a curve--just defining it by having a mask channe
HDV capture into FCP
by Damian Dunne 14 years ago
Hey guys, Im fairly new to using HD with FCP 5. I have a Sony HDV 1080i camera that I want to capture footage off without having to downsample it to DV. Can anyone gimme a hint on what the correct cod
Re: HDV capture into FCP
by Damian Dunne 14 years ago
thanx guys thats was all very helpful! So I can capture off my camera and I can get a clip onto my timeline that plays fine. Though when I'm capturing it seems that instead of FCP taking me to the log
motion tracking
by Damian Dunne 14 years ago
hey there guys, just a very quick question. What is the best plugin in for motion tracking stabilization Is the AE motion tracking the best cheers D.
Re: motion tracking
by Damian Dunne 14 years ago
Thanx for that Chirs. Though I am a little unclear as to what you put into the apArr = _______,________,_______ ; part of the script. cheers D.
twinkling stars...?
by yamir bhatt 14 years ago
I wanted to create a sky with twinkling stars of diffrent colour glows. any one knows a tutorial on that i guess expression could be used. Thanks
Re: twinkling stars...?
by Damian Dunne 14 years ago
yeah i think creating an expression would be the way to go. Something like the DIGIEFFECTS BESERK: de starfield plugin would do the trick as well. All their plugins are pretty cool for kiche stuff lik
maya cloth
by Damian Dunne 14 years ago
hey there guys, What I wanted to achieve is a flag blowing in the wind. As I am relatively newcomer to Maya Cloth I was wondering in order to create this flag, is using Maya Cloth the most effective w
Re: maya cloth
by Damian Dunne 14 years ago
yeah thanx a million! They were exactly the answers I was looking for. To animate the flag though would it be advisable to add a dynamic field to it in order to get the feeling that it's moving in the
importing from illustrator
by Damian Dunne 14 years ago
Hey guys, I am a relative necomer to the Maya scene. I have created a typface in Illustrator which I want to import into Maya. I have tried: - saving my Illustrator file as every version (i.e 1 - 10)
Re: importing from illustrator
by Damian Dunne 14 years ago
Thanx for the response guys will give both methods a try. cheers!
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