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Dustin

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November 21st 2004
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need help using Boris Red 3GL in a 23.976 AVID Xpress Pro project
by Dustin 13 years ago
I have never used Boris Red in a 23.976 project, but I need to now, and I'm noticing that any clips with a Boris Red effect applied are turned into an interlaced clip, and then only 1 field is being p
Re: need help using Boris Red 3GL in a 23.976 AVID Xpress Pro project
by mark harvey 13 years ago
At a guess :-) Make sure that in the prefs, use host settings is checked, then in the render tab, make sure that render better field rendering is unchecked. hope this helps Mark Harvey
24 title effect
by jhbrewer 14 years ago
I don't know how many of you are familiar with the FOX TV show 24, but I'm making a project that is essentially a non-comedic parody of it. I've tried my best at recreating the effect used in the very
Re: 24 title effect
by Dustin 13 years ago
I have just recently recreated the 24 title effect for a video I'm working on. I have a low rez quicktime if anyone has any idea how I can put it up online for you guys to check out. My email is Bowse
24 title effect
by jhbrewer 14 years ago
I don't know how many of you are familiar with the FOX TV show 24, but I'm making a project that is essentially a non-comedic parody of it. I've tried my best at recreating the effect used in the very
Re: 24 title effect
by Dustin 13 years ago
I have just recently recreated the 24 title effect for a video I'm working on. I have a low rez quicktime if anyone has any idea how I can put it up online for you guys to check out. My email is Bowse
After Effects getting hung up on a simple animation
by Dustin 13 years ago
I have an animation of some text coming in and out that I can't get rendered no matter what I try. I am on After Effects 6.5 Pro. I have been sitting here, wasting time for over two hours trying to ge
Re: After Effects getting hung up on a simple animation
by Steve Roberts 13 years ago
muiisal "go into the 'secret' preferences option by holding SHIFT when accessing preferences." ... and don't forget to keep holding down SHIFT until the dialog box shows up. :)
How to use Red to do a frame rate conversion
by Dustin 14 years ago
I'm trying to convert some 30i footage to 24p for use in a 23.96p Avid project. The problem is, I'm having a hard time figuring out how to do this. I need the audio to still be able to sync up with th
Re: How to use Red to do a frame rate conversion
by mark harvey 14 years ago
I'm not sure that you can use Red for frame rate conversions. That said, if you are seeing the soccer ball I would suspect that possibly the filter is applied incorrectly. You probably applied the fil
want to make UI buttons smaller...
by Dustin 14 years ago
I want to make all the buttons in my 3ds max UI smaller, but I forgot how to do it, I used to have them smaller, but when I reinstalled the program, I forgot to save my interface settings so I had to
Re: want to make UI buttons smaller...
by Frank Ringwald 14 years ago
Dustin. In the right half of the common preferences dialog, which you find in the customize menu, you can rechange the size of the buttons. hope it helps FrankFrank Ringwald Digital Artist & Trainer F
lens flare not rendering from video post
by Dustin 14 years ago
im trying to render an effects pass where i have a lens flare, but i cant get it to render. I am using the video post lens flare effect, and as I watch it render, frame by frame, i see the flare there
Re: lens flare not rendering from video post
by Damian Drabik 8 years ago
HI I HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM AS U, I WOULD LIKE TO RENDER PNG SEQUENCE, BUT I CAN'T SEE EFFECTS LIKE LENS, BLUR, CONTRAST AND BRIGHTNESS ETC. I FOUNDED THAT, IN SIMPLE FRAME, I CAN UPDATE FRAME, AND I H
hotkeys not working in photoshop cs
by Dustin 14 years ago
for some reason, any hotkeys involving ctrl or shift aren't working, like ctrl + or - for zooming, or ctrl-Z for undo. This definitely inhibits my workflow. I have checked the hotkey mapping, and ever
Re: hotkeys not working in photoshop cs
by Jayse 14 years ago
Also make sure your CS is a legal copy - as some cracked versions of Photoshop CS are widely known to not support keyboard shortcuts. Ultimate After Effects Video Training CDs Free Photoshop CS Video
encore acting very buggy, ruining my project file, now no demo reel for job interview
by Dustin 14 years ago
I was trying to change a few things on a dvd i have already authored in in encore. i contained many timelines as it has motion transitions and what not. I was trying to replace some newly rendered tra
Re: encore acting very buggy, ruining my project file, now no demo reel for job interview
by Mike Cohen 14 years ago
is the interview for a dvd authoring job If not, I would keep the menus simple, and offer to send the interviewer a DVD authoring demo if it comes up in the interview. No sense in pulling your hair ou
having a terrible time trying to map and unwrap something
by Dustin 14 years ago
I'm very new to 3d, I'm trying to complete the "Creating a Fighter Ship in 3ds Max" video training DVD from 3d total and I'm completely stuck trying to map and unwrap this thing. I am so confused abou
Re: having a terrible time trying to map and unwrap something
by CharlesH 14 years ago
Hello: Please note that in the unwrap UVW dialog there is a box named Channel: This will allow you to apply multiple unwrap UVW modifiers in the same stack, giving each one a different map channel. Th
viewport changes to outlines when arc rotating
by Dustin 14 years ago
I know this is a retarded question and I'm the most loser of all beginners, but something got switched in my preferences or something because now when i arc rotate my viewports, my geometry turns into
Re: viewport changes to outlines when arc rotating
by Dustin 14 years ago
that was it, thanks a lot
face extrude giving me wierd artifacts and extra polys
by Dustin 14 years ago
I'm trying to model something and my idea was to draw the shape with a spline, make the spline a poly, and then extrude the face to give it depth. Everything worked so far, but Face Extrude is giving
video background acting very weird
by Dustin 14 years ago
I have a dvd setup with motion backgrounds and motion transitions between menus. I have 3 menus with motion backgrounds, and all are working fine except one. They are all built exactly the same, but w
Re: video background acting very weird
by Dustin 14 years ago
the file is a quicktime .mov -- I figured out the problem tho. I found that, in the button layer set of my menu, there was a text layer that had its eyeball on. Apparently encore doesnt like this. I w
trouble with "edit in photoshop" function
by Dustin 14 years ago
Whenever I use the "edit in photoshop" function to change something in one of my menus, it always takes 2 times. The first time, i make my change and hit save, and when i jump back to encore, nothing
Re: trouble with "edit in photoshop" function
by Dustin 14 years ago
I am right-clicking the menu in the menu editor to select "edit in photoshop", and after I edit the menu, i save it and jump back into encore. I do not close the menu. When I edit the menu in photosho
getting video from a dvd, into avid
by Dustin 14 years ago
what is the best way to rip video from a dvd, to a format I can suck into avid, like avi or mov...I have used dvd decrypter to make the video an mpeg, but i don't have anything that will convert an mp
Re: getting video from a dvd, into avid
by Dustin 14 years ago
doesn't that do a dv compression when doing an analog to digital conversion. I was hoping to hear of a way where i could take the native mpeg from the disc, without losing any more than it already has
23.976 project, need to export progressive frames, avid not doing it...
by Dustin 14 years ago
I have a 23.976 progressive project using the 2:3:3:2 advanced pulldown for some DVX100a footage. I want the entire project progressive to the very last, but when i export for avid to a quicktime, to
Re: 23.976 project, need to export progressive frames, avid not doing it...
by MichaelP 14 years ago
Export should always be progressive thus the lack of controls for creating anything but... Are you sure the original capture was done correctly If not, you will end up with interlace frames since the
timeline is longer than asset, causing long pause between transitions
by Dustin 14 years ago
i have an asset that is a transition animation 3:01 in length. It contains both audio and video. This asset seems to want to turn into a timeline that is 3:12 in length. This is causing an annoying pa
can you make buttons a shape besides a square
by Dustin 14 years ago
I am making a dvd menu that has circular navigation, a circle is divided into 6 slices, each slice being a button, and I'm trying to make the buttons highlights be the slice shape rather than a square
Re: can you make buttons a shape besides a square
by Dustin 14 years ago

Question about boris fx ltd.
by Dustin 14 years ago
With boris fx ltd bundled with avid xpress pro, can you import and use your already existing after effects plugins as filters
Unable to get Xpress Pro w/ mojo to recognize my mini dv camera for digitizing footage.
by Dustin 14 years ago
I have Xpress Pro v. 4.5.1 with a mojo. My camcorder is a Panasonic PV-DV953D. The camera is plugged into the mojo via the 4-pin "DV" input. No matter what I do, whether start AVID with the camera plu
Re: Unable to get Xpress Pro w/ mojo to recognize my mini dv camera for digitizing footage.
by Dustin 14 years ago
it is set to dv (which is the last option)
Does Xpress Pro allow for Transfer modes, blend modes, draw modes, etc. (whatever you wanna call em)
by Dustin 14 years ago
Is there an effect that comes with avid xpress pro that gives you access Transfer modes, blend modes, draw modes, etc... ie: Multiply, Add, Lighten, Overlay...
Re: Does Xpress Pro allow for Transfer modes, blend modes, draw modes, etc. (whatever you wanna call em)
by Valerie Shoaps 14 years ago
There was a plugin from Profound Effects called 'Transfer". If you Google it, you should be able to find the company that bought it. It's available for free. Valerie
S-Video client monitor output from mojo in black and white
by Dustin 14 years ago
My video from my avid xpress pro thru s-video from my mojo is black and white...Is there some mojo setting I'm unaware of or something
Re: S-Video client monitor output from mojo in black and white
by Dustin 14 years ago
that was it...thanx
Problems with canopus advc-100
by Dustin 14 years ago
I am trying to use my canopus to get dv preview on my avid xpress pro, but I cant get it to recognize that it is plugged in. I have it plugged in to one of those pyro pci 64 cards and all the drivers
Re: Problems with canopus advc-100
by Dustin 14 years ago
I did all of the above, same exact thing, it just doesnt see any firewire devices.
animated mask
by Dustin 14 years ago
can you animate a spline shape and use it as an animated mask as you would in after effects. I can get the spline object animated, but as soon as I drop it into my video clip's mask track, the animati
Re: animated mask
by Dustin 14 years ago
boris red 3gl on windows xp, using the red engine
import log information into premiere pro 1.5 from Avid Adrenaline media composer or final cut hd
by Dustin 14 years ago
What file format do I need to export from either final cut pro hd or avid adrenaline media composer to bring the log information into adobe premiere pro 1.5. It is about 30 tapes worth of footage that
Re: import log information into premiere pro 1.5 from Avid Adrenaline media composer or final cut hd
by Steven L. Gotz 14 years ago
I would start by taking a look at Automatic Duck. http: www.automaticduck.com products pro_import_ppro index.php Steven Adobe Premiere Pro 1.5 After Effects 6.5 Pro http: www.stevengotz.com Learning A
Premiere, project in After effects, then back to premiere for tweaking...
by Dustin 14 years ago
I'm working on a project that I edited in premiere, and then loaded the premiere project into after effects to color correct. I just imported the premiere project like it was it's own footage and it k
Re: Premiere, project in After effects, then back to premiere for tweaking...
by Andrew Kramer 14 years ago
Because you do not use the actual project in after effects but rather a new after effects project is generated from the premiere file instead, you must update changes manually. A good way (not great)
making an anamorphic dvd from footage shot 4:3 letterboxed with black bars.
by Dustin 14 years ago
Can you make an anamorphic dvd that will play on a 4:3 standard tv with the black bars, and also fill the entire screen of a widescreen tv with footage shot 4:3 letterboxed. I'm going to bring the foo
Re: making an anamorphic dvd from footage shot 4:3 letterboxed with black bars.
by Dustin 14 years ago
Would I need to resize anything though My footage, as of now, is 720 480, 4:3 footage with black bars at 16:9. The way I slice the bars off to make a native 16:9 image is by nesting my comp into a com
Footage from DVX shot 24pa, appears to still be interlaced when edited.
by Dustin 14 years ago
I shot all of my footage 24pa, and I'm editing it in premiere pro 1.5 in a standard Panasonic timeline. From what I understood about 24pa from the DVX book, when put in a 24p timeline, premiere would
Re: Footage from DVX shot 24pa, appears to still be interlaced when edited.
by Dustin 14 years ago
So, premiere tries to recognize a "cadence" to remove the 3:2 pulldown Does all other software with a 24p timeline do this I have 9 tapes worth of footage already logged, captured, and edited, and i'm
question about "interpret footage"
by Dustin 14 years ago
I use mostly DVX 24p footage, so when I go into after effects, I always have to set the interpret footage for every clip to 24pA. Is there any way to make this the default interpretation, that way if
Re: question about "interpret footage"
by Dustin 14 years ago
The only problem is that I have hundreds of footage items and they all reside in different bins, and when you apply the "remember interpretation" across your project, it won't apply into bins, you hav
problem with advc100 preview to external monitor with premiere 1.5
by Dustin 14 years ago
When I use my advc100 to do firewire preview in premiere, the video will often times cut out for a fraction of a second, leaving a black screen. All of my video is prerendered and is playing back real
Re: problem with advc100 preview to external monitor with premiere 1.5
by Dustin 14 years ago
I think I may have come closer to solving the "cutting out" problem. It seems that either premiere, or my canopus advc100 is freaking out because the footage is 24p from a DVX. I was testing various d
problem with advc100 preview to external monitor with after effects 6.5
by Dustin 14 years ago
When I use my advc100 to do firewire preview in after effects pro 6.5, the video will often times cut out for a fraction of a second, leaving a black screen. All of my video is prerendered and is play
motion stabilizing questions
by Dustin 14 years ago
Is there a way to motion track your footage for stabilizing purposes, and then decreases the magnitude by which it stabilizes, kind of, a balance between stabilizing and resolution loss. Also, is ther
Re: motion stabilizing questions
by Dustin 14 years ago
rather than using the track point as a point that must stay exactly pinned to where it is told, based on the motion tracker, can it be allowed to shake around just like it did before, only less. You w
Premiere noise reduction questions
by Dustin 14 years ago
Are there any VST noise reducers that one could use directly in premiere pro, without having to go to audition. Also, are there any DXI to VST converters, so I could use my sony noise reducer 2.0 in p
Re: Premiere noise reduction questions
by Steven L. Gotz 14 years ago
Looks like a good solution if you don't have Audition, or if you are constantly going back and forth. Just so it will be in this thread, here is a link: http: www.bias-inc.com products soundsoap Steve
premiere 1.5 to audition workflow
by Dustin 14 years ago
Does anyone know of a streamlined workflow to go between premiere and audition, using premiere to do video and audio editing, and going to audition to do further audio editing and audio effects proces
Re: premiere 1.5 to audition workflow
by EBarfield 14 years ago
From PP, I always just right-click on the audio track and choose "edit original", which allows me to edit the audio in audition, since audition is my default audio app for most formats, such as .wav,
how to change offline file settings
by Dustin 14 years ago
On one of my tapes, the capture setting is set to video only for some reason, I need it to be both audio and video. I unlinked the media and got rid of it, but I dont know how to change it so I can ha
device control on ag-dvx100a
by Dustin 14 years ago
I'm not getting my device control buttons with my ag-dvx100a. The device control status says online, and I've already captured 7 tapes and had device control. I can't figure out how to get it now tho.
Re: device control on ag-dvx100a
by Dustin 14 years ago
***This post explains exactly what is going on, maybe this will make it easier to diagnose the problem... I have been in the process of logging and capturing tapes from a shoot I just finished. After
DVX100A device control problem with premiere pro 1.5
by Dustin 14 years ago
I have been in the process of logging and capturing tapes from a shoot I just finished. After I batch captured some of the tapes, I noticed that some clips have been captured with only video and no au
Re: DVX100A device control problem with premiere pro 1.5
by Ran 14 years ago
I had problems when I tried to recapture from DVX100A to Avid xpress pro. I had to switch to PD150 in order to batch digitize correctly. My advice, get a cheap Sony camera or a deck from: Sony, Pana,
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