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Emmet Reddy

Member Since:
March 8th 2007
263 Posts
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Advice on buying a mac for c4d
by Emmet Reddy 5 years ago
Hi guys I'm thinking of buying a refurbished mac i have two options one i can afford and the other i can afford at at stretch but is it worth it these are the specs. Im also considering an iMac or a n
Re: Advice on buying a mac for c4d
by Emmet Reddy 5 years ago
Thanks Brian thats very helpful the cbscores are also very useful. All the best Emmet
C-LOG match shots cannon c 300 and sony F5
by Emmet Reddy 5 years ago
Hi all not sure if this is the best forum but here goes, I have got to cut a job shot on a cannon c300 and a sony f5 all shot in c-log which i was assure would be much easier to match up shots in edit
can only process 600 frames
by Emmet Reddy 5 years ago
Hi Im new to Syntheyes, i was wondering why if i have a clip that 1000 frames syntheyes only sees about 700 frames then goes blank Thanks Emmet
particle animation
by Emmet Reddy 6 years ago
ive been asked to make a video similar to this http: vimeo.com 88093956 i know i can go in different direction with c4d and after fx using some kind of particle system but if anyone has any suggestion
Frischluft lenscare jagged edge problem
by Emmet Reddy 6 years ago
hi I'm using Frischluft lenscare on a depth pass rendered from cinema 4d with high anti-aliasing settings. however I'm getting a jagged edge on some of the edges its really noticeable on text rendered
hand write on effect
by Emmet Reddy 6 years ago
Hi all I'm on a job that involves a load supers that have to look like they write on in a fancy decorative font i know i can do it in after effects but its time consuming there uste to be a handy effe
Re: hand write on effect
by Emmet Reddy 6 years ago
Thanks Doyle i will give your project a go, and i really appreciate the time and effort you put into it, and the detailed explanation thanks again all the best Emmet
AVID TO FCP Workflow ?
by Emmet Reddy 6 years ago
Hi All i have worked with FCP for a long time and i have had to do a job on avid i managed to get the edit done now i need to grade in apple color. I have used automatic duck to export an aaf and i ca
Re: AVID TO FCP Workflow ?
by Emmet Reddy 6 years ago
Thanks Joe for the advice i will have to give it a go when i get a chance all the best Emmet
Automatic duck AVID TO FCP Workflow ?
by Emmet Reddy 6 years ago
Hi All i have worked with FCP for a long time and i have had to do a job on avid i managed to get the edit done now i need to grade in apple color. I have used automatic duck to export an aaf and i ca
Re: Automatic duck AVID TO FCP Workflow ?
by Emmet Reddy 6 years ago
Thanks Shane i will check that out, all the best
AVID TO FCP Workflow ?
by Emmet Reddy 6 years ago
Hi All i have worked with FCP for a long time and i have had to do a job on avid i managed to get the edit done now i need to grade in apple color. I have used automatic duck to export an aaf and i ca
C4d Lite afx cant see reflections from hdri?
by Emmet Reddy 6 years ago
Hi All I'm working for a company using c4d lite and after effects cc its all working ok except when i throw in a sky and a hdri to use as a reflection material, it shows up when i render in C4d but wo
Re: C4d Lite afx cant see reflections from hdri?
by Emmet Reddy 6 years ago
I just tried that no joy im rendering the old fashioned way at the moment but would like to be able to get it to work if possible maybe its a c4d setting im missing, can you do it on your machine Than
Sony PMW-200
by Emmet Reddy 7 years ago
Hi Im working on a job next week with the Sony PMW-200 i dont have the card reader can i connect the camera to my mac book and take the footage from the card Thanks Emmet
Re: Sony PMW-200
by Emmet Reddy 7 years ago
Cheers Michael, hopefully i should be ok, i asked camera man if there is usb output , still waiting on response from him, all the best Emmet
convert an image with alpha to a polygon?
by Emmet Reddy 7 years ago
Is there any way to convert a plane with an image attached i.e. a leaf with an alpha into a polygon. the reason i ask is i have to make a depth pass of my animation and i have a bunch of ivy leafs whi
Re: convert an image with alpha to a polygon?
by Emmet Reddy 7 years ago
Thanks Adam i will look into that, and give it a try. Cheers Emmet
Jiggling Text
by Simon Roughan 7 years ago
HI I have a logo thats 7 extrude nurbs grouped in a null. I want it to slide in and the stop with a bouncy, jiggly motion. I cant work out how to get my logo into a simple editable object so i can app
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Re: Jiggling Text
by Emmet Reddy 7 years ago
You could make all your extrude nurbs editable then select all your editable polygons and connect together so you only have one polygon and work with
rigging problem
by Emmet Reddy 7 years ago
Hi i have just rigged a character using the Character tool he seems to be ok however I have a couple of problems the legs are fine but the arms i can only use rotate but the move tool is locked when i
modeling dynamics liquid issue
by Emmet Reddy 8 years ago
Hi Guys im working on an animation that will involve a salt sellar and a vinegar bottle, characters with mouths they will chat to each other i can manage this. they will have very minimal body or cont
Re: modeling dynamics liquid issue
by Emmet Reddy 8 years ago
When i get round to finishing it i will send it on. Im maybe thinking of just using some morph targets to make slight moves on the liquid and the salt.
Can i have Motion 4 and 5 on same machine?
by Emmet Reddy 8 years ago
I have installed motion 5 on my computer so motion 4 is now gone How do i get both to work I need to be able to send files from FCP 7 to motion 4, now i wished id never installed 5, please help
Re: Can i have Motion 4 and 5 on same machine?
by Emmet Reddy 8 years ago
Thanks I found the old version, do you know how when i send a clip from FCP i can get it to go to the older version of Motion rather the newer one Thanks Emmet
Workflow Question - working with different file types / frame rates / resolutions
by Chris Nelson 8 years ago
Hello, I'm an audio engineer by trade but am increasingly finding myself working in Final Cut Pro 7 for multimedia projects. I'm adequate with the basics, but I find myself starting a project that is
Re: Workflow Question - working with different file types / frame rates / resolutions
by Emmet Reddy 8 years ago
this guys may be of use http: www.nattress.com Products standardsconversion standardsconversion.htm
XDcam footage fix?
by Emmet Reddy 8 years ago
Hi Im having a problem with xdcam footage that was sent to me recently, the file looks like its broken into four different sections the first part plays timecode but it says No Media the next two part
Re: XDcam footage fix?
by Emmet Reddy 8 years ago
Hi thanks Alex, i think the file has done a vanishing act the folder structure is BPAV - CLPR and 3 other files - then 5 more folders 018_179_01 _02 _03 the 01 folder has no files, all the others have
Natress conversion issus
by Emmet Reddy 8 years ago
Hi all i have been given some video clips from istock video 1280 x 720 Photo jpeg 30fps p also another clip which is 29.97 fps,. I need them to play in a pal 25fps timeline for broadcast sd PAL sequen
Re: Natress conversion issus
by Emmet Reddy 8 years ago
Ok cheers I will give it a go, Thanks Emmet
editing psd files
by Emmet Reddy 8 years ago
Hi all im working on a job thats all photoshop files. I have tried a few different composition settings and different codec renders it looks ok but not great, compared to the original photoshop file,
Re: editing psd files
by Emmet Reddy 8 years ago
Ok Cheers I will take your and advice on board and sort out getting this job done. Thanks for your time Emmet
2k after Effects down-conversions
by Emmet Reddy 9 years ago
Hi all i have a 2k apple prores 422 hq 25fps quicktime file. i want to make a high quality sd dvd from this file. I have tried various different ways of doing this and the final product looks ok but n
Re: 2k after Effects down-conversions
by Emmet Reddy 9 years ago
Cheers I will five it a go, Thanks Emmet
make a sd dvd from a 2k prores file
by Emmet Reddy 9 years ago
Hi all i have a 2k apple prores 422 hq time line in FCP, i want to make a high quality sd dvd Could anyone offer advice or point me in the direction of a good tutorial This will be a Pal dvd and will
Re: make a sd dvd from a 2k prores file
by Emmet Reddy 9 years ago
What do you render down to there are a few different ways to go. what settings do you use thanks
media Encoder wont work?
by Emmet Reddy 9 years ago
whenever i try to export a movie from premiere i get the yellow triangle symbol in media encoder and im unable to export my file any ideas guys Im working on an intel mac 10.5 Thanks Emmet
Re: media Encoder wont work?
by Emmet Reddy 9 years ago
Thanks a Lot Greg, that did the trick, Cheers Emmet
unsupported compression in file
by Emmet Reddy 9 years ago
Hi im using Premiere CS4 when i try to import a file i get unsupported compression in file. The File is an .avi file which uses DivX 6 compression. It was created on a pc and sent to me and im on a ma
Re: unsupported compression in file
by Emmet Reddy 9 years ago
Ok Cheers
Make multiple transitions at once?
by Emmet Reddy 9 years ago
HI all i have a timeline with lots of cuts and i want to add a 5 frame dissolve between each edit is there a quick way to do this to all the edits at once or do i have to do each one individually Than
Re: Make multiple transitions at once?
by Emmet Reddy 9 years ago
Thank you very much, Emmet
open v9 win on v8 mac?
by Emmet Reddy 10 years ago
This is probably a silly question but, is it possible to somehow open an adobe after fx version 9 windows project so it will open on a mac using adobe after effects 8 Thanks Emmet
Re: open v9 win on v8 mac?
by Emmet Reddy 9 years ago
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cant monitor dvcpro hd 720p50?
by Emmet Reddy 9 years ago
Hi all i am trying to view my footage through my kona LHe card to my SD monitor, i have one timeline which is xdcam 1080i50 which i can watch via the downconversion on my kona control panel. But my pr
Re: cant monitor dvcpro hd 720p50?
by Jeremy Garchow 9 years ago
Did you setup your easy setup for 720P
Looking for a best Video Light for my PMW EX1
by Pushpanatha de Silva 10 years ago
Hi, I am looking for a best video light for my EX1 preferably LED light should give light for at least for 2m distance from the Camera. Any ideas and experiences welcome. Prsently I have a chinese mad
Re: Looking for a best Video Light for my PMW EX1
by Emmet Reddy 10 years ago
Lite panel mini pro is your best be. expensive but worth the money
sony z7 - lcd / viewfinder problems
by Emmet Reddy 10 years ago
Hi guys, I have a sony z 7 camera with this problem can you help me. lcd screen and view finder on a sony Z7 camera has a horizontal brown see through bars. when the camera is static these bars seem t
smooth workflow between fcp and motion?
by Emmet Reddy 10 years ago
Is there a good way to optimize working with motion i have been using it lately because the workflow is handy with FCP, previously i had been using After fx. But my render times are quite long and im
Re: smooth workflow between fcp and motion?
by Emmet Reddy 10 years ago
cheers i will give that workflow a go thanks emmet
Print xdcam 720p to hdcam tape issue?
by Emmet Reddy 10 years ago
Hi all i have a xdcam 720p timeline and im trying to print timeline to a HDcam tape my seq settings are set to aja kona lh - 720p 50 apple pro res 422 but the picture going to the deck is all wonky i
Re: Print xdcam 720p to hdcam tape issue?
by Emmet Reddy 10 years ago
Thanks I can get the 1080i cross convert to work cheers emmet
HDCAM problem?
by Emmet Reddy 10 years ago
Hi All im working on a project using HDCAM but i seem to be only able to capture at 10bit uncompressed 720-576 i need to capture at HDprores but i can figure out how to get footage from the HDCAM deck
Re: HDCAM problem?
by Emmet Reddy 10 years ago
Thanks, feel like a bozo, but that was it.
will kona work with new imac?
by Emmet Reddy 10 years ago
is it possible to get the new imacs to work with a kona card to capture digibeat through sdi or am i asking too much and also HDCAM asking a lot more . This will be straightforward editing with no eff
Re: will kona work with new imac?
by Emmet Reddy 10 years ago
Thanks guys for the info, its not worth the hassle, im just gona have to get the man to shell out for a mac pro and a KONA card. Emmet Reddy
Can i work with hdcam on this system?
by Emmet Reddy 10 years ago
Hi i am working with hdcam on a system and im not sure if its up to the task here are my specs Kona Lhe Fibre Channel HUGH 4tb external drive FCP 6 OS X 10.4 2 x 3 dual core processor 8gb ram Will thi
Re: Can i work with hdcam on this system?
by Michael Sacci 10 years ago
Tape format is not a big issue, the question is the format (codec) you need to use when capturing and editing and what type of editing are you doing. I can do HD ProRes editing on my MBP but it would
ipod emitter?
by Emmet Reddy 10 years ago
Can anybody recommend an emitter that looks something like the ipod commercial and i know there is an after fx tutorial, on how to do it. but i need to get it done fast and afx will take me a while. T
frame size issue
by Emmet Reddy 10 years ago
Hi I have just started using particle illusion and getting the correct frame size is a bit strange, i need it to be 1920 bye 1080 i have set this in project settings but when i want to save the movie
Re: frame size issue
by Emmet Reddy 10 years ago
My version is 3.0.1 I just want to check ''PI SE does not allow blocker, yes My version has the blockers so i should be able to render at the frame size i want Anyway, I have converted my footage to 1
put cd rom movies onto a dvd?
by Emmet Reddy 11 years ago
Hi all some one has asked me if i can take the movies from a training cd-rom and put them onto a dvd so they can watch them on tv, sounds like a good idea. so i said i would do it, no problem but its
Re: put cd rom movies onto a dvd?
by Emmet Reddy 11 years ago
I cant export from QT because its greyed out, and i have QT pro its like the file is protected or something
cant access properties
by Emmet Reddy 11 years ago
Foe some reason when i right click on properties of an emmitter i dont get the properties dialogue box Anybody know why Im working on an imac
Re: cant access properties
by Alan Lorence 11 years ago
Only the latest versions work with Leopard. Get the updates here: http: www.wondertouch.com default.asp loadContent=updates.asp Alan. www.wondertouch.com
what cam should i use?
by Emmet Reddy 11 years ago
Hi all i am starting an edit soon and the camera man wants my opinion on what camera to use the sony EX1 or the JVC GYHD100e and i dont know what to tell him because i dont know, so can anybody tell m
Re: what cam should i use?
by Emmet Reddy 11 years ago
thanks for the response, yep im in europe Ireland i think i will go for the Ex-1 cuz ive also heard the JVC can be problematic when used in editing with FCP. All the best Emmet
Advice on shooting angles
by Emmet Reddy 11 years ago
Hi all I have to edit a job and i have been asked for some advice on the best way to shoot the fx shots. The story is basically about a giant woman so the director was thinking of doing it green scree
Re: Advice on shooting angles
by Tim Wilson 11 years ago
Even if you HATE the movies, buy the 3 Special Edition DVD sets. Then toss the movies in the garbage. I think the longer versions are better than the shorter ones -- they actually make more sense, and
sdi M&E print to tape using fcp HELP
by Emmet Reddy 12 years ago
Hi all im printing to digibeta using FCP via SDI with a decklink multibridge Ive not used the multi bridge before. Anyway i also need to do an M&E. I can probably figure out how to print the master fu
Re: sdi M&E print to tape using fcp HELP
by Emmet Reddy 12 years ago
Thanks Matthew very helpful info. All the best Emmet
sdi M&E print to tape using fcp HELP
by Emmet Reddy 12 years ago
Hi all im printing to digibeta using FCP via SDI with a decklink multibridge Ive not used the multi bridge before. Anyway i also need to do an M&E. I can probably figure out how to print the master fu
how do i get 3 hours onto one dvd
by Emmet Reddy 12 years ago
Hi all, Im working on a dvd project at the moment which requires me to put 3 one hour programs onto one dvd so thats 3 hours onto one disk, i have done this before but i had to compress it so much it
Re: how do i get 3 hours onto one dvd
by Emmet Reddy 12 years ago
Thanks for the response, Is the process for authoring onto a single layer dish the same as working with DVD-9 DL discs
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