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Elad Menashe

I'm 28 living in Israel
Working as a SW engineer.
Member Since:
January 1st 2003
204 Posts
100 posts
Location:
Petah Tikva, Israel
loopOut - How to set how many loops I want, then stop?
by Chase Setser 7 years ago
I was wanting this text to scroll down twice (looping inside this box twice) and then stopping in the middle of the box. Is there a way to do that
Re: loopOut - How to set how many loops I want, then stop?
by Elad Menashe 7 years ago
The attached code works on position property, you will need to change it in case a different property is desired. The number of loops is set by the loops variable. Note: the actual property change don
Clock
by Jack Parks 10 years ago
Hello I was trying to find an expression similar to a frame counter, but where I could start it at a specific number and count on like a clock. Starting at 21:19:20:02 for example so hours minutes sec
Less elegant but more robust
by Elad Menashe 10 years ago
This code will work in all cases, except overflowing of the Hours in case you'll get to 23:59:59:24 next frame will be 24:00:00:00 Enjoy separator = ":" offset startH = 21; startM = 19; star
sine/cosine interpolation hand-written
by Micheel Leavitt 10 years ago
Hello, I started my first trig class, and I was playing around with ideas to put a variety of points that are arranged in space and connect them with Write-on using cosine interpolation. I got the fir
Re: sine/cosine interpolation hand-written
by Elad Menashe 10 years ago
I'm not sure I understand you correctly, there are to options, let me know what fits best your desire: 1) go from p1 to p2 in a ping-pong loop 2) go from p1 to p2 when reaching p2 go to p3, when reach
In need of inspiration
by Maxime Marquis 10 years ago
I'm working on a music video in which a doll transforms in a real human being. I have 2-3 shots of the doll in front of a green screen and 2-3 shots of the real human (dressed like the doll), also in
Re: In need of inspiration
by Elad Menashe 10 years ago
Try Re:Flex, a morph warp plug-in from revision FX: http: www.revisionfx.com products reflex or you can see this tutorial: http: library.creativecow.net articles zwar_chris morph.php Hope that helps E
Lazers in After Effects
by Christopher Walker 11 years ago
Hello everyone out there. I was wondering if anyone knew of a decent way to build realistic lasers (as in some akin to what you'd see at a rock concert) in AE CS4. Utilizing the already available plug
Re: Lazers in After Effects
by Elad Menashe 11 years ago
This tutorial should do the trick: http: www.trapcode.com info_smoke.html Your logo layer should be a composed of small circles Elad
Random Position/Scale Expression
by Ryan Kehn 11 years ago
I'm trying to mimic and effect I've seen quite a bit (although I don't have an example to share) where text jumps around the screen randomly from a home location. I've messed with random and wiggle ex
Re: Random Position/Scale Expression
by Elad Menashe 11 years ago
Although it is possible to solve this with expression it would be better to use AE text animators with a wiggly selector. You can set the parameters to move the whole text at once. Let me know if you
does anyone know how to animate Bezier Lines effect ?
by Bashir El Khoury 11 years ago
does anyone know of an afterfx plugin that can generate animate a bezier lines effects like the one at this link: http: templates.entheosweb.com template_number 19832.asp Thanks
Re: does anyone know how to animate Bezier Lines effect ?
by Elad Menashe 11 years ago
This is done using Trapcode form
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Girl sucked into a sand dune
by Elad Menashe 11 years ago
I need to create a scene where a girl is standing on a dune and being sucked into the sand. I thought about greenscreening the girl and then move her into the ground, using masks to achieve the look o
Re: Girl sucked into a sand dune
by Elad Menashe 11 years ago
Thanks for the help. I'll update how it worked out :) Elad
expression linking distortion mesh positions to a slider
by Mack Williams 11 years ago
I want the distortion mesh I've already animated on a layer to work with a slider. I can't time remap the layer because it's already a time remapped comp which I need to be able to change WHILE it is
Re: expression linking distortion mesh positions to a slider
by Elad Menashe 11 years ago
If I understand you correctly you shouldn't do this with expressions. In order to change the time it takes to transition from one mesh to another you should move the Distortion Mesh keyframes in the t
Help! Transposing Anchor Point and Position
by Lu Nelson 11 years ago
offset1=(thisComp.width 2-transform.position 0 ) transform.scale 0 *100*thisComp.pixelAspect; offset2=(thisComp.height 2-transform.position 1 ) transform.scale 1 *100; (value 0 -offset1), (value 1 -of
Re: Help! Transposing Anchor Point and Position
by Elad Menashe 11 years ago
You cannot change both the position and the anchor point using expressions since you need the anchor point value to be affected by the position value before its expression value was evaluated, you can
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 Elad Menashe 11 years ago
What about layer styles Since AE CS3 each layer can have layer styles, look for it from the layer menu. Regards Elad
wrinkled text effect (like Heroes) - how do I do it?
by Roy Messinger 11 years ago
Hi, I have a shot of my bedroom with a sheet spread over the bed. I want to put a text layer on the sheet, as if it was printed on the sheet itself. So, the text should be a bit wrinkled, with few 'wa
Re: wrinkled text effect (like Heroes) - how do I do it?
by Elad Menashe 11 years ago
There are several ways to pull this through. Programs like Mocha or Boujou can help you specify the plane or the way the camera moved in real life (respectively). To get the wrinkled text effect (as i
Making and eye ball go black
by andrew wilson 11 years ago
ok i just watched the movie underworld. and at the end one of the guys changes into some creature and his eyes turn straight black. i have been messing around with some footage trying to recreate this
Re: Making and eye ball go black
by Elad Menashe 11 years ago
Look in this tutorial. Half of the tutorial is for Imagineer Systems' Mocha. After going to AE he starts turning the eye black. Hope it helps Elad
after effects cannot allocate enough memory to antialias file
by Roger Burton 11 years ago
Sorry I've had a good search with no luck (probably because I didn't use search properly) however if anyone can help with this error please (I'm a little wary of messing with the memory) Regards Roger
Re: after effects cannot allocate enough memory to antialias file
by Elad Menashe 11 years ago
Please add more data. What is the size of the file Have you tried removing the "continuous rasterize" check box and see if that works (same place as "collapse transformation") Have you tried rescaling
link x & y values to separate sliders...
by Pepe sierra 11 years ago
Hello... I want to link a XY position of a card wipe effect to a separate XYZ position...but i don t know how to link the values separately...X to X and Y to Y... Help is much appreciated.Thanks in ad
Re: link x & y values to separate sliders...
by Elad Menashe 11 years ago
add two "Slider Control" effect to the layer you apply "Card Wipe" to. And apply the script above to the position. make sure you name your slider control the same name as in the script or vice versa Y
An expression to find the maximum value over time?
by Tim Johnston 11 years ago
I have two values I'm trying to animate, a hue and a position. I'm animating the position with keyframes. I'd like the hue to depend on the position of a layer, and change from red to blue and back. I
Re: An expression to find the maximum value over time?
by Elad Menashe 11 years ago
Dan, Looking at your code it seems you're looking for minimum maximum values only from the current time and backwards until the beginning of the comp, instead of going from layer's in-point to out-poi
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Onionskin
by Jonathan Shohet 11 years ago
Hi, I'm in the process of creating short videos in AE from still photos sequences. Most of these sequences are shot handheld, no tripod. When the sequence is stationary, I can easily stabilize it with
Re: Onionskin
by Elad Menashe 11 years ago
For onion backwards skinning: 1) Duplicate the layer and apply Time Remapping. 2) Create an expression for the time remapping: numOfFrames = 1; d = numOfFrames*thisComp.frameDuration; thisComp.layer()
Happy New Year Greet
by Elad Menashe 12 years ago
Hey all. Here is a happy new (Jewish) year video I made. The text is "happy new year" in Hebrew. Enjoy
Ignore this one
by Elad Menashe 12 years ago
This thread was added by mistake
Riding a carriage
by Elad Menashe 13 years ago
Hey, I want to make the current effect. Create a carriage in Cinema 4D, when I'll be sitting in the carriage. I want to have a 3d "implementation" of me. I have shot myself using a camera that was rot
Using a video as a background for reference
by Elad Menashe 13 years ago
Hello, I want to use a video background as a reference for adding some elements in 3D world. It's been an hour since I tried doing this and still no luck. Anyone has solutions greatly appreciated :) E
Re: Using a video as a background for reference
by Elad Menashe 13 years ago
thanks
Problem importing subtitles contating numbers in the beginning of line
by Elad Menashe 13 years ago
Hey I'm trying to create a DVD for a family trip. I want the subtitles to be the hour & date in this format: HH:MM DD.MM.YYYY The Encore format is like that: problem is that the Encore subtitle file s
Re: Problem importing subtitles contating numbers in the beginning of line
by Elad Menashe 13 years ago
hmm. thanks for the response I thought of all of the above suggestions I figured that my best solution is to make the date & time in one line, it's not that improtant that I should manually change all
Timecode as subtitle
by jim arcon 13 years ago
Is there a simple method to have a tape's original timecode be available as a subtitle (Actually all I need is the date - "When was that footage shot ") I have heard of tools that extract the timecode
Re: Timecode as subtitle
by Elad Menashe 13 years ago
Jim, I have a program at home that can do this for dv footage If this is the case write me a message
Is it possible to convert a divX file to DVD format along with subtitles?
by Daniel Haskett 15 years ago
Hi there Basically I have a divX file that has a separate subtitles file. Now in WMP this works fine as it finds the subtitle file in the same directory and so plays it with subs. However is there a w
Re: Is it possible to convert a divX file to DVD format along with subtitles?
by Elad Menashe 15 years ago
Hey Dan I'm quite new to Encore, haven't tried to add DivX files But since you wanted permanent embedding here's a link that shows how to do it: http: www.videohelp.com forum userguides 87065.php it d
Problem with subtitles: second line begins with a number
by Elad Menashe 15 years ago
Hey everyone I'm trying to make a DVD of Video I took while being on a trip I'm want to add subtitles of the time and date The problem is the subtitles look like this: HH:MM DD MM YYYY so a sample sub
Printing Problem
by Dennis Bungay 15 years ago
Hi I have a great image file the color is perfectly great in my MAC OSX using the cinema display monitor and i want to print it, im using adobe photoshop CS but when im outputing it into my epson 1290
Re: Printing Problem
by Elad Menashe 15 years ago
I'm not sure maybe you can check and print a sample of CMYK squears to check that you hot them right and neither of the colors ran out Other than that there are calibration methods I'm not really sure
Making grayscale PDF
by Elad Menashe 15 years ago
Hey everyone I'm trying to make a grayscale PDF file I have taken a grayscale picture in photoshop and saved as a PDF but even though the picture is grayscale, the PDF is CMYK So I've tried doing it i
Re: Making grayscale PDF
by Marie Friedman 15 years ago
If you don't get an answer here, try looking on PDFPlanet for everything PDF.
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