How can I re-scale a motion path? by Gareth Randall 8 months ago I'm bringing a graphic into a 1080 project, scaling it down to 75% so that it fits inside the frame, doing an Auto-Trace, and then copying and pasting the resultant mask path into the Position paramet
Re: How can I re-scale a motion path? by Gareth Randall 8 months ago Dave LaRonde "Tell you what: do all your work at 1920x1080" I *am* doing it all at 1080 So nesting and then rescaling comps is the only way to rescale motion paths There's no direct way of doing it,
Stabilizing by Peter Silie 2 years ago I have a video of a starting plane. I want to stabilize it in the middle. So I use Motion tracking on the plane. But when I use this tracking for the movement it doubles the moves. I need a negative t
Re: Stabilizing by Gareth Randall 2 years ago Peter Silie " need a negative tracking. So if the plane goes 10 pixels to the right, the destination movie should be moved 10 pixels to the left. How could that be realized " Apply the match-move to
Motion path behaviour not, er, behaving. by Gareth Randall 2 years ago I'm building a project involving a karoake-style bouncing ball hopping over the lyrics to a song. Very easily done with a Bezier shape to define the path and the motion path behaviour set to "custom"
Text on video in perspective by Rudolf Holkers 3 years ago Hi guys, I'm learning my way around motion, doing some graphics on a video showing a newly build building. Now I want to make text on a door. The door is half open, so I want to make the text in persp
Re: Text on video in perspective by Gareth Randall 3 years ago Rudolf, you might want to read this thread : Rotating licence plate I wanted to create a new licence plate for a car to match one in the original footage. Simon Ubsdell suggested a great way of gettin
QuickTime atom editor for Yosemite? by Gareth Randall 3 years ago We used to use Dumpster for viewing and editing QuickTime atoms, but it doesn't work on our latest Mac Pros. We've still got one iMac that runs it, but going forward, can anybody recommend an alternat
MTS files into FInal Cut Pro 6 by Miriam Lefkowitz 3 years ago sigh.... some one just gave me a 64 gb. flash disk with only MTS files. I have final cut pro 6. Convert to prores Use Handbrake none of the above thank you in advance. any help vastly appreciated.
Re: MTS files into FInal Cut Pro 6 by Gareth Randall 3 years ago FWIW, there's a freeware workaround that definitely works (I've used it myself many times), but it takes a little while. I use tsMuxerGUI to demux the .mts, then MKVtools to rewrap the streams as MKV.
Problems importing MXF files in PPro 5.0 by Gareth Randall 6 years ago We're investigating whether PPro can integrate with our tapeless workflow, which uses 1080i XDCAM HD422 files in an MXF wrapper. We're a movie channel, so the files are typically about 50-60GB in size
Time Code Hour: What does it mean? by Tom Malecha 6 years ago Hi guys Sorry, if this is a newbie question. I'm mastering in Premiere for a film festival, the technical specifications say: "Program start commences on time-code hour". The program is preceded by a
Re: Time Code Hour: What does it mean? by Gareth Randall 6 years ago You can change your timeline's starting timecode by going to the little pulldown menu in the top-right corner of the timeline, choosing "Sequence Zero Point" and entering the timecode value you want t
what effects are used in this video? by Nima Masood 6 years ago Hello, Can anyone tell me what the effects are used in this video http: www.youtube.com watch v=oQucRyPWO1M They're pretty subtle effects, perhaps it's a plugin What I mean: - The rocking of the scree
Re: what effects are used in this video? by Gareth Randall 6 years ago Hi Nima, Nima Masood "- At 1:00 the colored squares going through the screen(it's only 1 second). THat looks really cool!" It's also really easy :) All they are doing is using a shape (sort of an arro
Reliability of Red cameras? by Gareth Randall 7 years ago I've got an upcoming project that I was thinking about shooting on the Red, but at an HDCAM shoot a few days ago I had a long conversation with my DoP and camera assistant that has made me unsure. Bas
Re: Reliability of Red cameras? by Gareth Randall 7 years ago Interesting, thanks. I think it's a bit unfair to suggest that they were trying to spread FUD. These are professionals who have used Red a lot, giving me their personal opinion. It does not benefit th
Is ANYBODY still using an AMS Audiofile by Peter Groom 8 years ago Just wondering If anybody is still using the AMS Audiofile. If you dont know what it is, it was the original (and only) real pro end studio hard disc recording system, up until a few years ago when Pr