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Gregg Brent

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November 17th 2004
83 Posts
Motion Sickness 2
by Jeff Jeffares 14 years ago
I have the G5 Quad w 4.5G RAM and Motion 2. When I installed the first day everything came up fine. On the second day I started having the problems of not being able to make a new project, open a temp
Re: Motion Sickness 2
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
Jeff, I had exact same problem. I bought the new Quad, had 2.5Gig Ram, 7800nvidea, etc. Motion worked fine on the old 1.6G5 but now the same thing you describe .. it opens but can't use templates, ope
Quicktime 7.03 and H.264 export fails
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
I just got new Quad and when exporting to H.264 the .mov file fails halfway through export. Everything is most current and uptodate. Any ideas of problem Thanks
Motion won't start
by renegade9 14 years ago
Motion won't get passed the project setting screen on start up. I've tried trashing the prefs and re-installing Motion. No luck. I have a Quad G5 with an nVidia Quadro FX 4500 and 6.5 gigs of RAM. I e
Re: Motion won't start
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
I'm having problems with Motion too. It ran fine on older 1.6 G5. Got the new Quad with 7800 card and 2.5 gigs of RAM. I did the Firewire transfer to my new machine. Now when I launch Motion, I'll get
XRaid will NOT work with a Quad G5???
by Todd Beabout 14 years ago
We were just about to buy a new Quad 2.5 G5 to update our Dual 2.0, when I was informed by my reseller that the XRaid that I am currently using will not be able to be connected to the Quad at this tim
Re: PCI-X to PCI-E bridge and Old G5/2.7 dual NA
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
We just ordered the Quad here at work. We were working off 1.6 gig G5s and nobody wanted to wait for intel. We still have to wait 3-4 weeks to get it. We figured (and of course it's a guess) but by th
Text on DVD looks jagged
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
I used a template in motion (one of the water ones). looks great in quicktime (animation codec) but when I burn a DVD (using toast) the text looks jagged and interlaced when it's moving. it's fine dur
Re: Text on DVD looks jagged
by david bogie 14 years ago
I used a template in motion (one of the water ones). looks great in quicktime (animation codec) but when I burn a DVD (using toast) the text looks jagged and interlaced when it's moving. it's fine du
New Mac G5 Order
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
I'm putting order in for dual core 2ghz G5. I notice there is no option for ATI card, only Nvidia 6600 (or quatro). Does the ATI 800 work in new dual cores is the 6600 256 good (the nvidia seems to st
Re: New 7800 GT now available from Apple Store!
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
thanks..just changed the order to 7800
shine banding??
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
i'm applying shine to layer in 6.5. looks cool except that there is horrible banding. it's set to high quality but still bands and they show when i make movie too.
Re: shine banding??
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
yes..am using high boost light. thanks..let me see if i can correct it
Importing from Photoshop.. Stroke doesn't show up
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
my designer create a photo with drop shadow and a red stroke around it in Photoshop CS2. When I import into AE6.5 the drop shadow is there but No Red Stroke I haven't a clue as to why it is Not showin
Re: Importing from Photoshop.. Stroke doesn't show up
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
wow..thanks.. kind of counter-inuitive for adobe, don't ya think
quick question re Final Effects
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
i just upgraded to 6.5 for win pc. i can't seem to get my final effects plugins from 6.0 to work. am i missing something really simple
Re: quick question re Final Effects
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
THANKS! i knew i was missing something .. i had completely skipped over those other installs on the disc.. thanks again.
lexus commercial
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
replicator particular
Re: lexus commercial
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
thanks all for replies.. yeah..trying to do similar cheapie version for inhouse presentation. DaVinci is 1K hr wow.. where do i sign up for that kind of training G
Dual core, dual processor, blah blah purchase question help
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
I have a G5 1.6ghz single processor. The occasional encoding using FlipForMac and exporting from QT to WMV is a bitch! My boss gave go ahead to upgrade. I'm not waiting for intel. Question: Any opinio
Re: Dual core, dual processor, blah blah purchase question help
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
Gregg, Since they haven't shipped yet, how could anyone here really know the answer to your question DRW
New Dual Core Processor G5 question.
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
Will dual core perform the same as older dual processors if speeds are the same And will FCP Studio and AE be able to utilize dual core processors the same as dual processors the speed improvements on
Re: New Dual Core Processor G5 question.
by Mark Sloan 14 years ago
http: media.99mac.se g5_dualcore Any applications that utilize the dual processor features should simply work the same. Apple is dealing with the differences between dualcore and dual processor in the
video from DVD into FCP question
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
I ripped a dvd and have the Video_TS and Audio_TS folders. When I tried to import into FCP i can get the video but no audio. any suggestions
Re: video from DVD into FCP question
by VideoManSF 14 years ago
mpeg streamclip or DiVA and mAC3dec. http: www.apple.com downloads macosx video mpegstreamclip.html http: diva.3ivx.com download.html http: sourceforge.net projects mac3dec VM
3D stroke vs Particular for certain effect.. Purchase Decision
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
I posted this on trapcode but have a feeling AE board answers more quickly. I'm deciding on which Trapcode plugins to purchase. I can't afford them all and was thinking of the bundle with 3DStroke, Sh
Re: 3D stroke vs Particular for certain effect.. Purchase Decision
by Andrei Firtich 14 years ago
No it is not 3d, although I hope they change that in later versions. If it is remade as plugin for AE i don't see why it wouldn't allow to instance other layers. The advantage of PI lies in the fact t
Organic Lines in Particular vs 3D stroke
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
I deciding on which plugins to purchase. I can't afford them all and was thinking of the bundle with 3DStroke, Shine and StarGlow. The one effect I saw in Particular that I could use was called t_Orga
Re: Organic Lines in Particular vs 3D stroke
by Mylenium 14 years ago
The effect you are looking for can be achieved using multiple animated masks and instances of 3D Stroke, so yes, it's doable. Mylenium Pour Myl
Need quick help Pls. can't get file size correct using FlipForMac
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
I'm using FCP5 and installed FlipForMac. It imported the WMV file with no problem. The WMV file is 320x240 which will be final. I want to set up the entire project for 320x240. Is there a way to do th
Re: Need quick help Pls. can't get file size correct using FlipForMac
by david bogie 14 years ago
I'm using FCP5 and installed FlipForMac. It imported the WMV file with no problem. The WMV file is 320x240 which will be final. I want to set up the entire project for 320x240. Is there a way to do t
also expression help
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
i am completely hopeless with expressions. it's like most everything else i read about AE i can understand somewhat, but expressions are a mystery. i've searched and can't find but sure there is an ex
Re: also expression help
by AccountNeedsRealnameUpdate 14 years ago
Sweet, Dan you're the man!! I came up with one myself, it works but is a rambling two-line monster compared with your compact code!! Glenn Stewart 1K Studios
also expression help
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
i am completely hopeless with expressions. it's like most everything else i read about AE i can understand somewhat, but expressions are a mystery. i've searched and can't find but sure there is an ex
Re: also expression help
by AccountNeedsRealnameUpdate 14 years ago
Sweet, Dan you're the man!! I came up with one myself, it works but is a rambling two-line monster compared with your compact code!! Glenn Stewart 1K Studios
Effect needed but don't know how to search for it
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
it's that look where there are rows of various video clips in separate 'frames' scrolling across the screen and sporatically one is 'pulled' from the pack to highlight.. then it goes back into the fra
Re: Effect needed but don't know how to search for it
by Michael Szalapski 14 years ago
You don't even need to do it in 3d, although I think 3d would look better. Just scale down the video layers and parent them all to a null and scroll them on by. You'll have to split the layer you want
Need Idea Please!
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
I often look at peoples great reels here for inspiration. I'm involved with alot of very boring corporate stuff which is pretty straight forward. Anyone have a suggestion for jazzing up a one minute v
Re: Need Idea Please!
by Ronald Lindeboom 14 years ago
It may be pass
Extracting a Video Clip from a DVD for AE
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
I have to put together some video clips in AE6.5. The videos are vob files on a DVD. Is there a way to extract the video off the DVD to either Quicktime or WMV OR do I have to play the DVD and capture
Re: Extracting a Video Clip from a DVD for AE
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
Thanks all for all the input! i went to http: www.videohelp.com and found DVDx2 free download and it worked like a charm. Great
First time posting a reel
by Adam F 14 years ago
Hello all, I've finally gotten enough materials together to post a reel on here for some feedback. I currently work as a promo producer at a cable news channel. I've only been in my current position f
Re: First time posting a reel
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
Well if you want some feedback besides looks nice i'll give some. I think you have a nice talent for timing and using effects but i feel the substance was missing.. it was like hard to connect the dot
Flip4Mac and Media Cleaner Pro
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
We just ordered a version of Final Cut Pro for our office. We output most of our video for PC use (we also ordered premiere). Is there any reason to have BOTH Flip4Mac and Media Cleaner Pro I ordered
Re: Flip4Mac and Media Cleaner Pro
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
So this is last version of Cleaner hmmm.. maybe not worth getting and looking at a couple of differnent upgradeable options thanks for all replys
Illustrator CS2 Tracing vs Streamline
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
Is the new vector trace tool in Illustrator CS2 function the same as Streamline Was about to order Stremline and noticed that a possible upgrade to CS2 would do the same job. Anyone have info or exper
showreel | walter gilbert | may 2005
by Walter Gilbert 14 years ago
Hi, this is one of my first posts, basically Ive just finished a 4 year degree in visual effects at the university of teesside in england and made this showreel and portfolio website to try and help m
Re: showreel | walter gilbert | may 2005
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
i think showing how you built the scenes was cool but maybe only showing one is fine.. then let work speak for itself.
Demo Reel
by Justin Niemeyer 14 years ago
Here is a link to my reel online: http: www.hoteltv.tv videos jtn.htm I realize that the 10min download is annoying, but I don't really know how to make it stream while downloading. Anyway, any feedba
Re: Demo Reel
by Gregg Brent 14 years ago
i agree music needs to change up a bit. i really like the beginning.. nice work! the medical stuff at the end seemed strange and didn't fit into pace of the rest of clip.. also kind of creepy..i'd cut
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