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James Johnson

Member Since:
April 10th 2010
25 Posts
Live Streaming a video chat?
by James Johnson 2 years ago
Hi all, I have never live streamed before so any help at all is greatly appreciated. I have 2 sports analysis guys at their homes (different locations) set up with pro camcorder, mic, lights, etc. I w
Re: Live Streaming a video chat?
by Mark Suszko 2 years ago
Newtek Talk Show might be something that you can use for this.
How to link positions of multiple circles with eachother and a growing box
by James Johnson 4 years ago
Hey guys! I need to somehow link the position of some circles with each other and a box that will grow and push these circles out of the way. Here is some screen grabs of what I am talking about. http
Re: How to link positions of multiple circles with eachother and a growing box
by Erik Waluska 4 years ago
Check out Newton. Not cheap but sounds like what you're looking for: http: aescripts.com newton HTH -E Erik Waluska EAWmedia
Crane/Jib
by James Johnson 4 years ago
Hello, not sure if this is the right place but I am looking for advice on which crane jib rig to get. I am completely new to using one so ease of use setup is a plus. I will be filming a 3 day event w
Premiere/AME low on memory
by James Johnson 7 years ago
Hi all, I am working on a show reel with about 10 videos edited together about 2 mins long. I'm on Win 7 CS6 master with 16 gb ram ssd boot drive 30gb and hdd of 2 tb. I have 10gb left on ssd and 1.5t
Re: Premiere/AME low on memory
by James Johnson 7 years ago
I have optimized rendering for memory already. I have tried to give all memory to CS apps, tried splitting 8 and 8 with other programs, and tried giving all memory to other programs. Nothing seems to
Separate machine rendering
by James Johnson 7 years ago
Hi all, I don't know if this post belongs here but, I want to know how I can send a render to another machine (over a network) so I can continue to work on the project while another machine renders ou
Re: Separate machine rendering
by James Johnson 7 years ago
So you're saying I need to install the render node on the separate machine But I can't render out "MPEG2 or AC3 based assets, including XDCAM, HDV, and AVCHD." And I have a network to share files on,
DVD Burn Problem
by James Johnson 8 years ago
I have a video in premiere that has some assets linked from after effects. The video is just about 7 min long and when exported from premiere with "MPEG2-DVD" settings, it's only 280mb. I brought that
Re: DVD Burn Problem
by James Johnson 8 years ago
Thanks Daniel, thats exactly what I ended up doing. Burned the image with encore, then used roxio to burn the image to dvd. Worked just fine. It's weird that I can burn with Roxio and not Encore. And
DVD Ripping Software
by James Johnson 8 years ago
This isn't really an Encore question but, I'm looking for a DVD Ripping software that can convert into most any format (avi,wmv,quicktime, ect.) but i also want to be able to "region select" sections
Re: DVD Ripping Software
by Jeff Pulera 8 years ago
MPEG StreamClip from Squared 5 is FREE and very flexible. Does not remove encryption, nor am I supporting that activity - this software is useful for pulling clips from DVDs I've made myself, when no
chapter markers
by James Johnson 8 years ago
Hi all, I have a 7 min. timeline in encore and created chapter points at different sections of it. I have 12 total markers. My problem is that encore is creating an invisible 13th marker at the end. S
Re: chapter markers
by Jon Geddes 8 years ago
This is exactly what it should do. In fact, I consider it a bug that Encore does not do the same for Blu-ray projects. For Blu-ray projects, it does not create a chapter at the very end, so once you g
no playback?
by James Johnson 8 years ago
Help please! I just captured some footage off my canon xl1s to a new project. It captured fine and everything looked right till i tried to play the clip. It wont play. I hit spacebar and nothing happe
export to web quality .wmv
by James Johnson 8 years ago
Hi all! I am looking for some suggestions on export settings for a sequence in premiere (1280x720). I have a mix of HD and SD footage with some after effects elements as well. I am looking to export t
Re: export to web quality .wmv
by Vince Becquiot 8 years ago
Hi James, Unfortunately, WMV is a dying breed and hasn't been updated for many years. My recommendation would be H.264 as an alternative for quality at a lower bit rate. If you have to use WMV, then y
black screen between menus
by James Johnson 9 years ago
Hi All, I have a project in Encore made entirely with menus (motion and static). It's an interactive DVD with a 3d model of a product that (in certain sections) the user can play loops (motion menus)
Re: black screen between menus
by James Johnson 9 years ago
Problem solved! I just set the duration of the menus to before the black comes up. Thanks for nothing COW lol jk. Well hopefully someone else finds this helpful.
converting hd to dvd
by James Johnson 9 years ago
Hi all, I have a project in premiere with some after effects files linked into it. Both settings for these are at hdtv 720p 1280 x 720 square pix 29.97fps. I export from premiere as mpeg-2 dvd. some q
Re: converting hd to dvd
by Daniel Ludwig 9 years ago
james, SD-TV is really bad if you are starting at HD. if you are working 29.98 you need to downscale to NTSC-DVD, and this is twice as worth. NTSC has a really bad resolution: 720x480 if you would lik
audio during capture
by Kevin Cease 9 years ago
Hey guys, I am capturing 20 full days of footage, and I would just like to know, is there a way to capture the footage without having to listen to it I'd love to be able to play music or something whi
Re: audio during capture
by James Johnson 9 years ago
Sure can. Project, Project Settings, General, DV capture settings. Mike is right tho, doing anything else while capturing can cause dropped frames. Not trying to be a hypocrite or anything because I a
logo field
by James Johnson 9 years ago
Hi all, I have about 60-70 company logos in a photoshop file (all seperate layers) and was wondering, what would be the simplest way to animate them in AE. I was thinking of them being in like a "star
Re: logo field
by James Johnson 9 years ago
Problem Solved! I just had to have the X and Y positions linked to themselves instead of the gradient. Still wishin I had Trapcode Particular..looked alot easier...(sigh)
Adobe Media Encoder Problem
by James Johnson 9 years ago
Hi all, I am trying to export my 30 min video from Premiere Pro CS4 with AME. When it starts off, it estimates around a 30 min queue. However, as soon as it get halfway through, everything comes to a
Re: Adobe Media Encoder Problem
by Sylvia Porter 9 years ago
I can certainly understand the frustration. That crap is probably encoding to WMV. It's a fine format, but it (in my experience can sometimes require a lot of processing time, because there's a lot of
what comp setting is best?
by James Johnson 10 years ago
I'm trying to create a composition that will fit this tv with the final product. The tv is a LG Plasma model 42PC5D. The specs for this tv can be found here http: reviews.cnet.com flat-panel-tvs lg-42
Re: what comp setting is best?
by Jeffrey Kaplan 10 years ago
It's a 720p television. Try using HDV HDTV 720 29.97 (square pixels). Jeff Kaplan Point 360 WEST Animation & VFX Department www.point360.com
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