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Dino Muhic

Graphic Designer, Animator and Director in study!

Currently working on my final bachelor project, called "No Idea".
Member Since:
May 29th 2006
189 Posts
100 posts
Location:
Germany, near Frankfurt
Cineon DPX- export 25fps
by tom bailey 7 years ago
Hi, I'm trying to find where I can adjust the frame rate settings for exporting cineon DPX from AE. The project was shot on RED, 4K, 25fps and I'm doing cleanup on some R3D files. After exporting the
Re: Cineon DPX- export 25fps
by Dino Muhic 7 years ago
Sorry, I'm no FCP user but I think there should be a way to interpret it as 25fps as you can in premiere pro. Or are you using FCPX Dino Muhic - Media Producer VFX - Motion Graphics - Web-Design - Or
AE ray trace engine/CUDA GPU performance comparison
by Juan Salvo 7 years ago
Danny Princz and I have been doing a series of tests using various nvidia graphics cards and After Effects new ray trace engine. It yielded some interesting results, particularly considering the possi
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Alex Gerulaitis liked this 7 years ago
Re: AE ray trace engine/CUDA GPU performance comparison
by Dino Muhic 7 years ago
Darn it, sorry Todd, I confused you with the original OP. I meant Juan Salvo. Creative cow replies are a bit tricky (I saw your post at the top when replying). However, do you have new benchmarks to c
Ramp down spiral animation
by Dino Muhic 8 years ago
Hi, I have this code which makes a spiral movement shrink=time+1 radius=1000 shrink angle=time*200 x=radius*Math.cos(degreesToRadians(angle)) y=radius*Math.sin(degreesToRadians(angle)) z=0 no depth z=
random() generates a different number after closing and opening AE again
by Dino Muhic 9 years ago
Hi, I have layers which are positioned at specific coordinates and which implode into the destined coordinate from a random point in space. Imagine a reversed explosion. The camera should fly through
Re: random() generates a different number after closing and opening AE again
by Dino Muhic 9 years ago
Hi Dan, I have a Null object with a slider which controls the "explosion", the code below is in the position value of all layers. I got the same for all rotation axes seedRandom(index,true); add= this
Particular 2 Problem with Custom Particles and Orient to Motion
by Dino Muhic 10 years ago
You see, this is my problem. When using Particular to emit a custom particle along a motion path it works ok until you look at the object exactly from the side. Then the custom particle (which is obvi
Get machine id (IP) from render slave with CS4
by Dino Muhic 10 years ago
Hi with CS3 I was able to retrieve the ID of my render slaves by using JS in After Effects. The JS reads from a textfile on the server where the ID is placed and puts it into a text layer. I used it f
Re: Get machine id (IP) from render slave with CS4
by Dino Muhic 10 years ago
Oh my, it works! Thank you very much Dan! Didn't know they changed the syntax. By the way: The error message was an "syntax error" with no further information and what's written down in the text-file
HD -> DVD PAL, new standard sizes and PARs mess everything up....
by Dino Muhic 10 years ago
Hi guys, I have a 1920*1080 25p clip I want to put on a PAL DVD. Until CS3 it was no problem because the PAL DVD aspect ratio was exactly 16:9 like the HD version (1920*1080 - 1024*576, both 16:9) but
Re: HD -> DVD PAL, new standard sizes and PARs mess everything up....
by John Fishback 10 years ago
Here's a link to a BBC page that might help: http: www.bbc.co.uk commissioning tvbranding picturesize.shtml John MacPro 8-core 2.8GHz 8 GB RAM OS 10.5.5 QT7.5.5 Kona 3 Dual Cinema 23 ATI Radeon HD 387
Changing amount of movement (Sliders, Nulls, Trackers)
by Dino Muhic 10 years ago
Hi guys, it's hard to describe, but let's try I have some tracked footage of some guys in front of a greenscreen. The camera is shaking really fast. I used tracking markers on the greenscreen to track
Re: Changing amount of movement (Sliders, Nulls, Trackers)
by Dino Muhic 10 years ago
Thank you but it's not as simple as that. What I need is a more intelligent script that uses every motion from the tracker and reduces it by the giving percentage of the slider. The motion tracker (wh
Unsharp Mask without affecting alpha channel?
by Dino Muhic 10 years ago
Hi guys, well the title says it all: How can I use the unsharp mask effect on keyed footage or just footage with alpha channels without affecting the alpha channel at all Just applying the effect make
Re: Unsharp Mask without affecting alpha channel?
by Dino Muhic 10 years ago
easy as that...shame I forgot about it! Thank you! Dino Muhic - Media Producer VFX - Motion Graphics - Web-Design - Or just ART www.dinomuhic.com
Final AE export flickering?
by drazen stader 10 years ago
Hi there, I was doing a motion design piece with some high definition product stills in ae, my sequence settings was dv pal. Quality is crucial since it is a product presentation kind of thing, but wh
Re: Final AE export flickering?
by Dino Muhic 10 years ago
I'm no FCP user but in your case I would try to get help in the FCP forums as well, since it has to do something with the FCP export and viewer. If your exported Quicktimes look good in the Quicktime
Question on Auto-tracing
by Stanley Flomin 10 years ago
I have a brush stroke that I'd like to auto trace, my issue however is that auto trace always seems to only make a 'full circle'. So if i have a horizontal line....it will go all around it, however, w
Re: Question on Auto-tracing
by Dino Muhic 10 years ago
This is not possible with Auto-Trace, because it's meant to trace the outlines of an object. In your case I would just paint the mask on my own. It's 2 clicks to draw the mask and it's more than two c
Shadow Flicker with GI (R10)
by Dino Muhic 10 years ago
Hi guys, I'm new to C4D and was just making some small animations for my bachelor and came across this weird shadow flickering when GI is turned on. Unfortenately I don't have R11 since I know that th
Re: Shadow Flicker with GI (R10)
by Adam Trachtenberg 10 years ago
Your best bet is to bump up the quality setting, although it will result in substantially longer render times.
Radial Stripe with AE shapes?
by Dino Muhic 10 years ago
Hi, is there a way to make the famous-infamous radial stripes directly in After Effects I tried it with a polygon shape and pucker & bloat but it just won't work. Either the thickness is not the same
Re: Radial Stripe with AE shapes?
by Chris Wright 10 years ago
to make yours look perfect, add a fake radial blur 1. amount 300 center 360,240 type zoom antialiasing best quality high It will make it almost as sharp and clean as a vector image.
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Dino Muhic liked this 10 years ago
Global vars / instances
by Dino Muhic 10 years ago
Hi guys Ok ...this is somehow hard to describe. I have many layers (50+) in 3D space all doing the same thing but at different times (getting scaled up from 13% to 26% in a time of 15 frames). Problem
Re: Global vars / instances
by Dino Muhic 10 years ago
Thanks Dan, it worked well! I love AE and I love this forum! :) Dino Muhic - Media Producer VFX - Motion Graphics - Web-Design - Or just ART www.dinomuhic.com
Fit keyed footage to 3D space (shadows)
by Dino Muhic 10 years ago
Hi, I'm trying to set a keyed guy into 3D space in AE with AE lights and shadows. But it's kinda hard to get the same angle and position of the camera. The floor is a solid turned 90 and with a ramp o
Re: Fit keyed footage to 3D space (shadows)
by peter van der zee 10 years ago
I had a moment during renders and I looked into your problem I put a 600 zoom camera at -600 and the floor even at 90 is more or less acceptable it's then at 1044 Y and 1500 in Z but to adjust even mo
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Dino Muhic liked this 10 years ago
Why the hell did Adobe do that?? Export Work Area Bar / Still Frame
by Dino Muhic 10 years ago
Seriously, what the f*** ! For years, since Premiere 1.5 I was able to export a still frame in just 2-3 clicks and without opening more applications. Like in all other NLE's! It was also possible to c
Re: Why the hell did Adobe do that?? Export Work Area Bar / Still Frame
by Max Zherdetsky 10 years ago
With the area you want to export selected, you go to File Export Media and it will only export the part selected. You can change which part will be exported thanks to the yellow bar you have in the bo
BCC 6.0 - Critical Error - Hardware not supported
by Dino Muhic 10 years ago
Hi guys. Just tried the new BCC 6.0 out and got a Critical Error when I tried to apply the BCC Extruded Text Plugin to a solid. It doens't matter if I choose "Yes" or "No" in the notification that app
Re: BCC 6.0 - Critical Error - Hardware not supported
by Dino Muhic 10 years ago
Thank you very much! DinoDino Muhic - Media Producer VFX - Motion Graphics - Web-Design - Or just ART www.dinomuhic.com
using colour to drive values
by danny vaia 10 years ago
I have set up an expression taking a colour sample from a movie of a dark object moving on a white background i want to link the colour sample via an expression to generate an if else (on off) value t
Re: using colour to drive values
by Filip Vandueren 10 years ago
something like this is the easiest: a=yourvalue; linear(a, 0.62, 0.85, 0, 180); linear() is an interpolation function, it workds like this: linear ( input , min in , max in, min out, max out) does tha
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Dino Muhic liked this 10 years ago
Problems with Canon XH-A1 Footage
by Dino Muhic 10 years ago
Hi Guys, I just got some greenscreen footage which was shot in 1080p25 with a Canon XH-A1. The guy who captured it said it was captured in Premiere CS4 with the HDV 25p preset. But somehow I'm really
Re: Problems with Canon XH-A1 Footage
by First Last 10 years ago
All in all, you can key that footage. It just might not be as easy as it could have been.
Dino Muhic liked this 10 years ago
Can't open over 100 GB quicktime files using DNxHD codec
by Dino Muhic 11 years ago
Hi, I got a somehow strange problem: We got 4 Quicktimes on a portable hard disk. Two of them are under 100 gigabyte and two are above. We can open the two under 100 gigabyte and also play them (after
Re: Can't open over 100 GB quicktime files using DNxHD codec
by Dino Muhic 11 years ago
I have the latest version of DNxHD downloaded yesterday. I'm also guessing that the file is corrupt.... Does QT have a filesize limitation To be honest, I never saw files bigger than 100GB....the smal
Particular - Custom Particle - Time Sampling - Current Time Still Frame?
by Dino Muhic 11 years ago
Hi, a question for Particular: When I use a comp as a custom particle can I set the particle to use the current frame of the this comp BUT just a still frame at current time Imagine a option like Time
Re: Particular - Custom Particle - Time Sampling - Current Time Still Frame?
by Dino Muhic 11 years ago
no, I don't mean it that way. Lets say I have a composition where an letter is changing from A to B to C and so on every frame: 1st frame: A 2nd frame: B 3rd frame: C and so on... Now I use this comp
Group many adjustment-layers to one preset
by Dino Muhic 11 years ago
Hi, I made a Film Look I really like and which behaves exactly how I want it to on nearly all szenes or light situations. It's a mixture of different plug-ins and many other adjustment layers (Glow, M
Re: Group many adjustment-layers to one preset
by Darby Edelen 11 years ago
My recommendation would be creating an AEP that contains only one composition with your adjustment layers in it. Save this AEP and change its extension to .aet (which makes it an After Effects templat
My showreel and my problems (advise needed)
by Dino Muhic 12 years ago
Hi Guys, (Skip first three passages if you don't need the backstory.) my name is Dino Muhic and I'm a media producer (in study) and 22 years old. My strengths are in the post production department (Af
Re: My showreel and my problems (advise needed)
by Jeffrey Buras 12 years ago
Do you think I should make different reels for the different departments or is it a good idea to put it all on one reel Yes. Separate reels are better. Show them your skills in the area that you want
Need your advise for HDV footage (deinterlacing-stabilizing,-interlacing)
by Dino Muhic 12 years ago
Hi guys, first let me say, nice forum and great helpers! OK, now let me tell you my status, my problem and my questions: I'm working on an imagefilm and its shot in HDV PAL (50i with upper field first
Re: Need your advise for HDV footage (deinterlacing-stabilizing,-interlacing)
by Pierre Jasmin 12 years ago
1) In this case unless the camera is locked-off you can probably skip FK 2) FK 2X FPS: 2X FPS (see doc Timing Modes:) is only tested supported in AE and Combustion because these applications support
Premiere starts mpeg-indexing every time I load the project
by Dino Muhic 12 years ago
Hi Guys, I have a time-consuming problem. I'm working on an image-film right now, which was shot with a Z1 and captured as mpeg-files in HDV. Now everytime I open the project with these files (there a
Re: Premiere starts mpeg-indexing every time I load the project
by Dino Muhic 12 years ago
HI, thank you for the help! The files are not on a external hard drive, they are in the same folder as the pproj.-File on the PC's HDD. But what I have to mention is, that the computer im workin on is
Bevel Plus doesnt work how expected
by Dino Muhic 13 years ago
Hi, I want to make a wall with windows for a train and I decided to make it with curves describing the outer wall and the windows, because the wall has to be thick but also smooth on the edges. I made
Re: Bevel Plus doesnt work how expected
by motesobe 13 years ago
You might want to try a few things to fix this. To start with, you should delete any unwanted points on the curve that might cause beveling errors. Look for unwanted clusters of points in the area cau
reversed shine effect ..like rays going from projector projecting to screen
by mirek 13 years ago
Hi , I am willing to make an effect simulating rays going from one point (cine-projector) and projecting an image. It might look like trapcode shine or light burst but reversed , I was trying to reach
Re: reversed shine effect ..like rays going from projector projecting to screen
by Filip Vandueren 13 years ago
I've been meesing with this for a few hours and I've come up with a pretty convincing Volumetric Faker. It has (still) some drawbacks (it gets too bright in some angles and too dark in others)), but i
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Dino Muhic liked this 13 years ago
Animating 3D Stripes in Maya like in this example
by Dino Muhic 13 years ago
Hi everybody I just watched some nice 3D videos including 3D stripes which where animated in 3D space. Now I want to try it in Maya but I somehow lost and dont know how to do it... Im referring to thi
Re: Animating 3D Stripes in Maya like in this example
by Chad Briggs 13 years ago
Check out my ribbon tutorial, that should do what you need: http: forums.creativecow.net cgi-bin page_wrapper.cgi forumid=61&page=http: www.creativecow.net articles briggs_chad maya_ribbon index.html
Noob tries to get answers he don't know how to search for....please help!
by Dino Muhic 13 years ago
HI Im a Maya Noob and jut learning the program. I bought the digital-tutors maya basics CD-Roms and they are great. So I'm already quite ok with the basics. But I have several problems and questions..
Re: Screenshots - does it help??
by Dino Muhic 13 years ago
No I just tried it with my current Omega Drivers (Cat 6.8) What I found out is, that if I turn on high quality rendering I get the same artifacts in my view panels. But if I open the option box and tu
Change audio of a finished DVD (.vob-files)
by Dino Muhic 13 years ago
Hi Guys I have one very important question. I got a movie on DVD I made myself when I was in school some years ago. Its a 40-minutes movie about a novel. I only got it on DVD now and copied the vob fi
Re: Change audio of a finished DVD (.vob-files)
by Dino Muhic 13 years ago
THATs what I wanted to hear and know! Thank you VERY much, all of you, I learned something finally. And sorry for the caps... :) Cletus
Weird Picture - Black & White or NOT?
by Dino Muhic 13 years ago
Look at this picture: http: home.arcor.de muhic Kevin_v1.jpg It's a black & white picture as you can see....BUT when I watch the thumbnail of this picture with Windows XP (Just open the folder where t
Re: Weird Picture - Black & White or NOT?
by Dino Muhic 13 years ago
Thank you very much. Didn't know that the thumbnails are seperately saved in the jpg-file. There must be something wrong with the colors in it, because if it was shot in B&W Photoshop wouldn't give an
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