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Danny Jenkins

I'm primarily a motion graphics designer with other experience in most areas of production and post production.

Over the last 10 years I've produced tv show openers, music videos and hundreds of television commercials.

Weapons of choice:
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Member Since:
December 20th 2006
40 Posts
Location:
Redfern, SYDNEY, NSW
Projector advice for creative/motion graphics application
by Danny Jenkins 2 years ago
Hey guys, essentially I'm a motion graphics artist, but I'd like to explore some techniques where I project my animations onto an object, film the image and then re-import to animation software for fu
Mask/Path Snapping Problem in CC 2015
by Chris Lones 5 years ago
Greetings, I've run into some wonky results recently when trying to manipulate groups of vertices or entire masks paths. For instance...Currently, I would like rotate my shape's path 180 degrees. Like
Re: Mask/Path Snapping Problem in CC 2015
by Danny Jenkins 3 years ago
Found this thread while searching for a solution to this - still happening to me on CC2017 Only happens on Windows OS for me, mac is fine. Best regards, Danny Jenkins
CS6 Mask Bounding Box
by Danny Jenkins 8 years ago
Hey guys, pre CS6 when you created a mask on a layer, the transform controls bounding box adjusted to fit the size of the mask. Now it seems to stay the original size of the layer. Has anyone else fou
Re: CS6 Mask Bounding Box
by Danny Jenkins 7 years ago
Just checking in to say I found that this occurs when continuously rasterize is switched on for that layer. Looks to be the way things are supposed to work I just must have never encountered a situati
ProRes dropping frames over ethernet NAS
by Danny Jenkins 7 years ago
Hi guys, I realise this is a 'SAN' forum but looks like the most relevant place to post my NAS question. We have recently purchased an EonNAS 32302 and Dell Powerconnect 5548 switch. We have a mix of
Re: ProRes dropping frames over ethernet NAS
by Danny Jenkins 7 years ago
Thank you all for your help. I've spoken with the vendor and they've agreed the EonNAS was not designed for video playback. So we'll leave it at that. Best regards, Danny Jenkins
F65 SR media not showing up in media pool
by Adam Watson 8 years ago
I'm doing camera tests and have footage for Arri ProRes, Arri RAW, Epic R3D, F65 RAW and F65 SR. All of them load up fine in Resolve 9 except for the SR media, it won't show up at all, it doesn't even
Re: F65 SR media not showing up in media pool
by Danny Jenkins 8 years ago
UPDATE - The new Resolve 9.0.3 Lite solved it for me. Best regards, Danny Jenkins
Relocating an ATTO raid
by Danny Jenkins 8 years ago
I'm moving over onto a new machine and want to know if I will need to rebuild the RAID or not. I've got an ATTO R348 with 4 internal drives, raid 5. I'm moving everything into a new machine, raid cont
Re: Relocating an ATTO raid
by Bob Zelin 8 years ago
you will not lose anything. Just make sure to load the ATTO driver, in addition to the config tool. Bob Zelin
Workflow/Project Suggestions?
by Danny Jenkins 10 years ago
Hello all, I have a project I'm shooting next Tuesday night which will need to be out by Wednesday 24 hours later. Feeling ok about it but I just want to get the most efficient workflow so I can put t
Re: Workflow/Project Suggestions?
by Danny Jenkins 10 years ago
Hi Michael, thanks for your quick reply! I'll try and get some time to set up a test project before the real thing, but opening the bins from the 50p project sounds really helpful. I think I will go w
CS5 Quicktime >2GB file problem
by Danny Jenkins 10 years ago
Hi guys, I've moved over to AE CS5 and it seems any renders above 2GB are giving me problems. When trying to open in Quicktime Player I get: The document example.mov could not be opened. The movie is
Re: CS5 Quicktime >2GB file problem
by Danny Jenkins 10 years ago
I've narrowed it down to it being a problem rendering directly to our XSERVE, it exports fine to my desktop and I can then copy the file across to the server. Will update once I find a solution. So no
camera near/far fade
by Greg Brannen 12 years ago
startFade = 500; Start fade 500 pixels from camera. endFade = 1000; End fade 1500 pixels from camera. try{ Check whether there's a camera. C = thisComp.activeCamera.toWorld( 0,0,0 ); }catch(err){ No c
Re: camera near/far fade
by Danny Jenkins 10 years ago
Thanks Dan! Didn't know how much luck I'd have digging this up from'08 haha. I found your expression site as well, hope to see you still working on it, it looks great! Danny
Mac Pro RAID Card advice
by Danny Jenkins 10 years ago
Hi guys, need a bit of direction on setting up a RAID. Will have 4 x 700GB sata drives internally in a Mac Pro that I pick up tomorrow. It's not the Nehalem Mac Pro so I think the current raid card in
Re: Mac Pro RAID Card advice
by Danny Jenkins 10 years ago
Yeh I just looked at that enclosure, was a bit outdated I think haha. Was a Medea with scsi connectors on back but was full of IDE drives. I'm not going to try and do anything 'crazy' however I'm also
Title Plugins
by Danny Jenkins 11 years ago
I'm looking for the best way to create supers in after effects. I edit television commercials, a lot of which don't have huge budgets and the clients just want big, fat, high impact titles taking up t
Re: Title Plugins
by Danny Jenkins 11 years ago
Hi Brendan, thanks for your quick reply. I've pretty much been doing it in AE the way you have mentioned, but certain things just seem like they should be easier. For example using the light sweep or
No Audio Output
by Danny Jenkins 11 years ago
I'll try and describe everything as best as I can, but I'm relatively new to the avid system, so here goes. Please let me know if there's any info I've missed. I have no audio coming from my Media Com
Character/Text/Font Bug during render
by Danny Jenkins 11 years ago
I hope this is something simple, but during rendering the characters on some text layers alternate between other characters from frame to frame. I have noticed that sometimes the characters will jump
Re: Character/Text/Font Bug during render
by Danny Jenkins 11 years ago
Nope, it's an all graphics ad! There are some photos & logos in there of course, but just .psd & .ai files. I might have used a pdf in there for a logo too if that makes a difference
Illuminated - Animated Series Woven 100% After Effects
by Anson Phong 12 years ago
Hi! I would like to share this with you, it's the teaser for an animated series that I'm co-creating and producing called Illuminated. You can check out the website here : http: illuminated.com The en
Re: Illuminated - Animated Series Woven 100% After Effects
by Danny Jenkins 12 years ago
Wow that was very detailed! You did this all in AE Usually peoples demos get me inspired to try something different but I can't even image how you would put all this together!
C4D Learning Curve?
by Danny Jenkins 13 years ago
Hi guys, I work in video production, and have been using after effects to create my animations and motion graphics. My employer feels we need to start producing 3D graphics using the likes of C4D to k
Re: C4D Learning Curve?
by Danny Jenkins 13 years ago
Thanks for the replies! I have been trying out the demo and still have a long way to go, but it's definately interesting! The quick start guide in the documentation part on the Maxon site has some tut
interlace problem: re-importing exported footage
by Danny Jenkins 13 years ago
Hello again everyone, I've put together a showreel for a client, and used clips that I had cut together earlier on in the year. These clips were made in Media100i and exported by reference. Now when I
Re: interlace problem: re-importing exported footage
by Danny Jenkins 13 years ago
One more thing to add... The original clips I have imported were made at a quality setting of 360kb frame, and my new project I'm putting them in is at 180kb frame. Would this be causing a problem
Media 100i: Is a 768 environment meant to be used 16:9?
by Danny Jenkins 13 years ago
Yep more questions from me! I am not confident that the way I have been taught to work with media100i is correct. I am currently working in a PAL 768x576 (square pixels) setting. Now it mentions that
Re: Media 100i: Is a 768 environment meant to be used 16:9?
by Danny Jenkins 13 years ago
Great info guys! This helps me understand alot, as I have been working on a very analogue system (old media100i, SP betacam, digitizing via component in 768) and trying to cope with being surrounded b
media 100i & boris graffitti crashing & wierd behaviour
by Danny Jenkins 13 years ago
Up until recently our Media 100 system has been a solid editing solution. Now it has been displaying some very wierd behaviour! Very slow performance & crashing when editing titles in Boris Graffitti.
Upgrading Edit Suite
by Danny Jenkins 13 years ago
Hi everyone, first post, and I look forward to my stay here! I'm employed by a media production company and I really want to push the upgrade to a new system. Our current specs are: Mac Dual 1.25Ghz P
Re: Upgrading Edit Suite
by Kieran Matthew 13 years ago
Hi Danny, Like Greg says, probably the best system for you would be a hybrid Media 100 FCP system. The new Media 100's utilise the same core hardware as FCP (AJA Kona) and offer many of the same headl
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