Duane Giliam: Activity About Liked

Member Since:
April 7th 2010
37 Posts
Input on building a new system?
by Malcolm DeSoto 7 years ago
Hey guys, hope this is the right forum to post some system specs for my new comp. I use After Effects for 90% of the work that I do so I figured this would be a good place. I'd like to hear your thoug
Re: Input on building a new system?
by Duane Giliam 7 years ago
HI Malcolm, Angelo I'm wanting to get back into doing editing with After effects and Adobe. What would be a good medium level system to go with Any recommended mother boards I should know about etc I
Rotoscoping technique
by Duane Giliam 9 years ago
Hi There Im doing a demo video for a DJ. We shot some footage in a club. My goal is to have two layers of video The one being of him cut out from the background and then animate effects using the pain
Re: Rotoscoping technique
by Duane Giliam 9 years ago
HI there Thanks to you both for your help. The links you recommended were helpful. Stephen your DVD's are on my wish list this year - I liked your kinetic typography video. Duane Duane www.leapyearfil
Light Shining Through Doorway Effect
by Jesse Adler 9 years ago
Hey everyone, I am trying to achieve an effect in which a door is opened and tons of light shines through, similar to this picture: http: www.shutterstock.com pic-31821478 stock-photo-light-door.html
Re: Light Shining Through Doorway Effect
by Duane Giliam 9 years ago
Hi Just adding my 2 cents - go with the rectangle and add a glow filter You could try animate a mask over it if the doors is opening. And then just place a rectangle on the "floor" for the light spill
FCP "out of memory" when rendering
by Bob Zelin 9 years ago
Hi - I don't have all the facts, but 3 FCP systems on MAC Pro's. All working for over 6 months. In the last 2 days, whenever they try to render out their effects or layers, they get "out of memory" er
Re: FCP "out of memory" when rendering
by Duane Giliam 9 years ago
HI There Im running an iMac OSX 10.6.5 Processor: 3.06 GHz Intel core 2 Duo Mem: 4GB DDR3 Also getting out of memory messages. Ive been working with still but have been nesting motion sequences in my
Particle emitter creating light bursts
by Tim Chivers 9 years ago
Hi all I was wondering if anyone could help me I am trying to recreate this project in Motion http: www.videocopilot.net blog 2010 12 light-particles-project As you can see, it's originally for After
Re: Particle emitter creating light bursts
by Duane Giliam 9 years ago
Hi There Finally rotated back to the land of the living. Awsome Tutorial - Thanks for that. It would be nice if there was a way to get the particles flare slightly as they hit the floor. But still a v
Packaging
by Rich Rubasch 9 years ago
Hi all; Just curious what DVD packaging you are mostly providing. Do you print and package your own DVDs or do you make a master and send out for dupes What percentage is a simple print on disc and pl
Re: Packaging
by Duane Giliam 9 years ago
HI I generally print on a disc and use an amaray case. If needed. Duane www.leapyearfilm.co.za
Not able to import .ai.ps files
by Justin Koleszar 9 years ago
I'm doing a commercial for a company and they sent their logo as a .ai.ps file and I'm not able to figure out how to use it in Motion. I aksed for a jpg file but that looks pixelated. I saved the jpg
Re: Not able to import .ai.ps files
by Duane Giliam 9 years ago
HI guys I've also been having issues with getting Ai files into Motion with out being pixelated. I followed Stephen's advice - but the graphics still aren't smooth. My peroxided question is - does the
Printing to tape problem
by Emma Rayner 9 years ago
Hi, I am new to FCP. I've just completed my first project but when I try to print it to tape from the timeline using the File... Print to Tape dialogue box, the project plays out, camera starts record
Re: Printing to tape problem
by Emma Rayner 9 years ago
Hi Kai, thanks very much, I'll do that in future. Re the audio drift, my settings match the camera settings but I've found a 'Frame Offset' box in Playback Control in System Settings in FC and it was
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Anti virus for mac
by Duane Giliam 9 years ago
HI I could only find a post dated 2008 regarding this topic. I was wondering if there was any updates regarding needing to get antivirus for mac. Thanks Duane http: www.leapyearfilm.co.za
Re: Anti virus for mac
by Duane Giliam 9 years ago
Thanks guys. Duane http: www.leapyearfilm.co.za
File size/limit
by Kevin Cook 9 years ago
Is there a file size limit And just for fun...what's the biggest file size you've ever had I'm at 3.3 gigs and I'm still working on it and I'm not sure if that's ridiculously big or what. It's by far
Re: File size/limit
by Duane Giliam 9 years ago
HI Kevin Was just wondering what your system specs were. 3gigs is mental. Duane
Why does 24p footage shoot darker than regular video?
by sally obrien 9 years ago
When I set my DVx100 to 24p, the image gets darker (even when I open my lens all the way). Why does it shoot darker than regular video Sal
Re: Why does 24p footage shoot darker than regular video?
by Duane Giliam 9 years ago
Hi Noah, Does that only apply to NTSC systems When I switch over to 25p (via the menu - not the scene dial) from 50i I see that the picture is about a stop darker. Duane
Progressive vs Interlaced
by Duane Giliam 9 years ago
Hello, Do CRT monitors show footage from a DVD in interlaced if you've burned it at that setting OR is it better to go Progresive right from the word go - I see alot of mixed responses about whether t
Re: Progressive vs Interlaced
by Duane Giliam 9 years ago
Thanks Michael
Blu-Ray and DVD on a DVD-R
by Tony Alznauer 9 years ago
I apologize, this may be a stupid question. We have Encore and Toast Titanium with the Blu-ray plug-in. We're doing some testing burning Blu-Ray onto DVD-R's since our web productions are very short.
Re: Blu-Ray and DVD on a DVD-R
by Duane Giliam 9 years ago
Great thanks
Best import to FCP from canon 7d ??
by assaf zeevi 9 years ago
hi i am using canon 7d with final cut pro , and i looking for the best quick and best quality for importing my files to fcp . till today i used to just import files or just drugged theme into fcp , i
Re: Best import to FCP from canon 7d ??
by Duane Giliam 9 years ago
HI We use mpeg stream clip to convert the h264 files to Apple pro res 422. Footage quality is great. D
Additive disolve not visable
by Duane Giliam 9 years ago
HI When I add an additive disolve to a clip in order to achieve a "flash" tranisition, its visable when I play it back in FCP. But once I export it it becomes a normal cross disolve. I'm working in pa
Re: Additive disolve not visable
by Duane Giliam 9 years ago
Thanks Tom My machine died hence the late reply. I'll give that a go Duane
motion on Mac book pro
by Duane Giliam 9 years ago
HI Im planning on getting a mac book pro core 2 duo or i5 with 4 gigs of ram an a NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M with 512MB Im starting out with the intention of learning Motion and AEcs5. Been wanting get in
Re: motion on Mac book pro
by Duane Giliam 9 years ago
thanks man
imac i7 v mac pro (plus CS5 and pro 12-core Q's)
by Pat Bray 9 years ago
Hi, I wondered if someone could take a quick look at these specs and make any comments suggestions as I basically need some key facts so I can justify the spend on a mac pro over the imac i7 to my bos
Re: Starting out with CS5
by Duane Giliam 9 years ago
HI Dave Yes its a nvidia card. Its part of the Quadro range which is said to work well with Premium Pro. Thanks for the advice - I'll go nose around later. Im just concerned because I see alot of guys
QT movie export bug
by ewa stern 9 years ago
Hi there, since couple of days, suddenly (I have never encountered this problem before) when I export ca. 7 min HDV video to QT movie (without compression) the resulting file is 70 to 90 MB, when it s
Re: QT movie export bug
by Duane Giliam 9 years ago
You may be exporting a non self contained mov
Capturing issues on Dv deck in Fcp7
by Duane Giliam 9 years ago
HI There I am unable to capture using a Dv deck on Fcp 7. When you open the capture window below the controlls the words "Not threaded" are there. It was working fine last week. I'm capturing straight
Re: Capturing issues on Dv deck in Fcp7
by Duane Giliam 9 years ago
Hi Dave I shut down the entire machine and restarted it. Now there is no communication. I've tried two other machines one of which had been off for a couple of hours. Same story. Thanks for the advice
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