Word soup in After Effects by Javier Saldivar 6 years ago Is there a way to automate something like in the link below I will need some words to grow while the rest shrink dynamically. The idea is to keep the frame always full of text and having no overlappin
Re: Word soup in After Effects by Javier Saldivar 6 years ago Thanks Joseph! This helps but I was hoping to find a way to automate the transition between some words shrinking and others getting bigger. This is for an explainer video where some words get bigger i
Flat look with shadows by Javier Saldivar 7 years ago I want to achieve a 3D look with no shading, making objects look like flat vector illustrations but in 3D. I tried by creating a material and using the luminance channel instead of the color channel.
Specs for TV Stations by Javier Saldivar 9 years ago We have a press conference soon here in the US and we would like to have some Betacam tapes ready with broll for TV stations to use on their report. We will have the footage available for download for
Re: Specs for TV Stations by Stuart Ferreyra 9 years ago TV stations for the most part provide a tech spec sheet that matches exactly how the network has been set up. The networks follow the standard NTSC digital or analog safety standards for audio and vid
Card Dance Effect and Shadows by Javier Saldivar 10 years ago Hi, I am applying a Card Dance Effect to an image and I can get that whole layer to cast shadows onto another layer but I can not get each one of the cells or squares (created with the Card Dance Effe
Re: Card Dance Effect and Shadows by Michael Szalapski 10 years ago As far as I know, what you are asking for is impossible using the Card Dance effect. You could simulate the card dance effect with tons of 3d layers and expressions and that would work. - The Great Sz
Intellectual Rights by Javier Saldivar 11 years ago Hello, I am a digital animator filmmaker. I was hired to make a fully animated commercial for a company. I conceptualized, designed and modeled all the characters visible on the commercial. I was alre
Extracting from DVDs on Mac by Javier Saldivar 12 years ago Hello, Can anyone recommend an application similar to Cinematize I need to convert some TS folders into video and would like to see if there's an application other than Cinematize to accomplish this.
SD 16:9 issues by Javier Saldivar 12 years ago Hello, We used the Panasonic AG-DVC30 to shoot 16:9 footage. The camera is 4:3 SD but has the option of recording 16:9 too. It can do this two different ways: by letterboxing the image (adding black b
Re: SD 16:9 issues by Jeff Carpenter 12 years ago We need to know where this is going. To DVD, DV tape, or the web And after that, will it play as true 16:9 or is it going to be letterboxed within a 4:3 frame There are simple answers, but they differ
HDV to SD by Javier Saldivar 12 years ago Hello, I'm using FCP 6.0.2 I'm working on an HDV project. I imported and edited all the footage as HDV 1080i60. I m the assistant editor. My client (the main editor) wants me to hand the entire FCP pr
Re: HDV to SD by Javier Saldivar 12 years ago Ernie is right. We have stuff already edited on the timeline. Taking that into consideration, do you know which approach would work best Either using the media manager to downconvert or dragging the H
Grainy Footage by Javier Saldivar 12 years ago Hello, I recently shot some footage on low light conditions, and as expected it turned out to be very grainy. I had two options, bringing the gain up or not getting a picture at all, so the gain was s
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Agreement for Freelance Work by Javier Saldivar 13 years ago Agreement for Freelance Work I'm a freelancer who works on shooting, editing and also on different parts of post-production (DVD authoring, some AE, graphics, etc). I find myself having to write agree
Re: Agreement for Freelance Work by Bob Renforth 12 years ago Hello Saldivar, Have you had any luck getting a direction on a good format for a contract I find my self in the same position as you when it comes to writing a contract. I just retired from 30 years i
Subtitles in FCP by Javier Saldivar 13 years ago Hello, I'm using FCP 6.0. My project is HDV 1080i60. I'm just about to start subtitling a big piece into a different language and wanted to ask if there is a recommended font, color, style, etc, for t
Re: Subtitles in FCP by Bouke Vahl 13 years ago As i'm from Europe, i have a different angle. We DO NOT use color in our subtitles, we use white letters with a little outline and shadow. As for Digital Heaven, it can't do that as far as i know. But
Re: Banding by Javier Saldivar 13 years ago Would exporting in a not-so -compressed format help In which case, what format would you recommend In the meantime I'm going to try blurring it. Thanks a lot for your help.
Re: Glow on text problem by Javier Saldivar 13 years ago Hi, Thanks for the input. But I tried what you suggested and still have the same problem. Anybody out there who knows a different workaround Thanks.
Re: Working with large documents by Mike Gondek 13 years ago There is that decade old document adobe has on their knowledgebase that will tell you the basics such as load up your machine with ram, and quit all othere applications. I am not going to repeat that
Clipping issues by Javier Saldivar 13 years ago Hi, I recently shot some video interviews with the Sony HDR-FX1 and the BeachTeck DXA-8 (an adapter that allows you to run two XLR mics into the camera). Even though the sound levels on the camera loo
Re: Clipping issues by Javier Saldivar 13 years ago Rodney, Yes, I hear the clipping when I listen to the audio through the camera, with my headphones. I don't remember how my BeachTek adapter was set up at the moment of the shooting but I can tell you
HVD workflow, FCP and DVDSP by Javier Saldivar 13 years ago Hi everyone, Can somebody recommend the ideal workflow to achieve the following: I'll be shooting with my Sony HDR-FX1 on HDV, editing in FCP 5.1.4 and deliver the final piece on an standard definitio
Hiss on Sony FX1 by Javier Saldivar 13 years ago Hi everbody, I'm gearing up to start shooting some video interviews with the Sony HDR-FX1. Since this camera has no XLR inputs I'm using the BeachTeck DXA-8 to run two microphones into the camera. The
Re: Hiss on Sony FX1 by Rodney Morris 13 years ago That hiss you hear is the noise floor of the BeachTek. It sounds like you may have the gain stage of the BeachTek too low, so when you raise the levels with the camera, you raise all the noise up with