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Dave Forrest

Member Since:
June 27th 2007
31 Posts
Encore is distorting and supersizing my footage!
by Dave Forrest 9 years ago
Ok, so I have a folder with clips in it - the folder is about 1.65 gig total. These have been exported out of Premiere Pro CS3 using the h.264 codec - they are to be used in a DVD. It's 16:9 footage.
Re: Encore is distorting and supersizing my footage!
by Daniel Ludwig 9 years ago
hi dave, YOU ARE GOING A WRONG WAY! h264 is no part of DVD-spec. you need to export transcode your stuff to MPEG2 SD. as you ve created h264, they will all betranscoded within encore to MPEG2, so you
pixelated text
by Dave Forrest 10 years ago
For some reason, my text layers inside after effects look very rough and pixelated. You know you can change the way text renders in Photoshop with the little drop down at the bottom of the Character p
Re: pixelated text
by Dave Forrest 10 years ago
Thanks guys, I guess I was typing my last queeries just as you were answering them! Ok - so, regardless of what the text looks like, come render time, it's going to come out looking sweet and smooth a
Interactivity during playback
by Dave Forrest 10 years ago
Hi, Some DVD's allow you to access clips while watching other clips. On 'The Matrix' DVD for example there is a 'Follow the White Rabbit' feature. Basically, while you are watching the movie a little
Re: Interactivity during playback
by Dave Forrest 10 years ago
Oh well. That's a shame. Many thanks Jeff. Dave.
Strange menu problem
by Dave Forrest 12 years ago
This only happens occasionally, which is why I'm so puzzled about what's causing it. I render out an animated intro from After Effects, let's say it's a 10 second animation, the last frame of which is
Re: Strange menu problem
by Dave Forrest 12 years ago
Joe, you're a life saver - that is a far more practical way to do it. I guess the trade off is that every time you link back to the main menu from a sub menu, the animation plays. Or is there a way to
Digital Anarchy's 'ToonIt'
by Dave Forrest 12 years ago
Anyone have any experience with this plug in I'm working on a project which has a 'comic book' theme running through it. I'm considering ToonIt and am just wondering if anyone has it and feels it was
Re: Digital Anarchy's 'ToonIt'
by Dave Forrest 12 years ago
Thanks for the feedback. I think I'll pass on it for now. Hunter - LOVE 'The Defenders of Stan' - very funny stuff! In the first episode you fade from a comic book still to live action - this was what
VERY irritating AE problem
by Dave Forrest 12 years ago
OK, my PC has come SO close to just being thrown out of my window over this VERY annoying problem. Sometimes, when I'm trying to RAM preview a little bit of a comp in order to match up animation with
Re: VERY irritating AE problem
by Dave Forrest 12 years ago
Thanks Kevin, I'll definitely try both of those suggestions. The clip is about 6 minutes long. My PC has 3 GIG of RAM. Dave.
Problem with transitions
by Dave Forrest 12 years ago
I'm using Encore CS2 and Windows XP. After transcoding all the files succesfully I'm trying to output my DVD project to a folder. Everything seems to go fine until Encore starts building the menus and
Re: Problem with transitions
by Dave Forrest 12 years ago
There were definitely changes. A LOT of mucking about with the menus - they were being continuously re-designed and changed. So, does this take its toll on the transitions then You'll have to excuse m
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