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News: Full Vision Productions and Sennheiser AVX Wireless Ride Along for Veterans Charity Motorcycle Ride
by Cow News Droid 3 months ago
(Old Lyme, Connecticut--November 9, 2016) When Army Airborne Paratrooper David Frey ran into a fellow Paratrooper en route to the Sturgis Bike Rally in South Dakota in 2014, their discussion quickly t
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Article: Microsoft Surface Studio: Does It Out-Mac the Mac?
by Ronald Lindeboom 4 months ago
Microsoft Surface Studio: Does It Out-Mac the Mac The day before Apple was set to announce their big news for the year, Microsoft introduced their own big news and for some Mac users -- no, not all b
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Re: Microsoft Surface Studio: Does It Out-Mac the Mac?
by Jon Draper 4 months ago
Absolutely true... I've been a long time Mac user and this week I've decided to leap back to Windows (something I never thought I'd be saying). 3 months ago I bought the first Windows PC for our studi
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Service: Phoenix Consulting and Training Worldwide
by Jiggy Gaton 4 months ago
KATHMANDU Bagmati, Nepal Business Services   Communications   Training Phoenix Consulting and Training Worldwide Business Consulting and Planning     Technical Media Consultant &nb
About to start a new project
by Marten Kopp 3 years ago
Hi guys, Recently one of my clients asked me if I could create something like this: http: youtu.be p3yLghBk-bs Besides being an After Effects user I know my way around in Cinema 4D. But I have not yet
Re: About to start a new project
by Jiggy Gaton 3 years ago
"it can be done in no time" Ha! maybe the creation part, but the render time at that quality will take longer than the work no I'm too cheap to use rendering service, so I set up a render farm in my o
Junky looking horizon line (2014 Edition)
by Jiggy Gaton 3 years ago
Hi there, I am resurrecting a rendering farm system from a few years ago using: Cinema 4D R13 Net Renderer R13 Vue Xstream R10 Interposer Pro V1.99 XFrog 5.02 And all is working well in Mavericks Yose
Re: Junky looking horizon line (2014 Edition)
by Jiggy Gaton 3 years ago
Never mind SOLVED . Junky white line is caused by adding the c4d render settings straight or separate alpha, and then only appears in PS output. Shifting the camera lens around fixed the sky anomaly (
Net Render over internet: solution?
by Greg Neumayer 4 years ago
So, Scott Jones was having a conversation about rendering with Net Render over the internet, but I haven't seen a follow-up. Is it possible to install NetRender (client) on my wife's computer at work
Re: Net Render over internet: solution?
by Jiggy Gaton 3 years ago
I'm using it on all the spare computers in the house, just sitting there doing nothing... works great. Not sure how you get it to work over the open internet however, but as long as you can give the c
Junky looking horizon line...
by Scott Roberts 7 years ago
Hello, I'm relatively new to Cinema 4D, I can do things, but struggle greatly at figuring out the small tweaks. I'm trying to create a camera movement around this box, but the horizon line in the back
Re: Junky looking horizon line...
by Jiggy Gaton 3 years ago
Did you ever fix - ha - this was 5 years ago already - but i got this problem now, but just in Net render, and not render to picture. cheers! jigs Phoenix Studios Nepal: A small A V Production House i
The Wizard of Oz, Apple, and the future of the MacPro
by Brian Cooney 4 years ago
Thought I'd reach out here and see if anyone had any insight on Apple's plans to develop the MacPro further. I'm in the process of migrating over from Final Cut Studio to Adobe CS6.. particularly PPro
Re: The Wizard of Oz, Apple, and the future of the MacPro
by Jiggy Gaton 4 years ago
I totally agree with you Video Guys on the iMac... we have been using iMacs for video editing since 2007 8 without problem, relatively speaking, and when compared to the years before when we used PC D
So Now What For Those Of Us Who Need New Apple Hardware?
by Matthew Glasser 5 years ago
For those of us who are using Apple-only tools for different clients projects (FCP 7, X) either by choice or necessity, we obviously need to stay with Apple hardware. And let's assume that we need new
Re: So Now What For Those Of Us Who Need New Apple Hardware?
by Jiggy Gaton 5 years ago
I'm gunna try and get another year from my 2008 iMac and MBP (selling my MacPro this week, it's useless in my solar-powered office). The other two run ML, but that's about as far as they will go, my b
MacBook Pro Retina vs. MacBook Pro non Retina
by Don Scioli 5 years ago
I was just at the Corte Madera Apple store in California and placed a new 15 inch MacBook Pro Retina alongside a plain MacBook Pro and ran a commercial we just produced at 720 HD res from YouTube. As
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Re: MacBook Pro Retina vs. MacBook Pro non Retina
by Jeremy Garchow 5 years ago
Fcpx is now at 10.0.5. Need to update through AppStore for that one. The content you are downloading is all the templates, backgrounds, generators, etc.
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Impossible to change material textures of a VUE object?
by Jiggy Gaton 5 years ago
Well, I just wanted to change a decal on a race car included on the VUE Xtras CD, and find it impossible. The material keeps reverting to one stored in the etc temp e-on directory. It's inexplicable!
Re: Impossible to change material textures of a VUE object?
by Jiggy Gaton 5 years ago
ha, so true Adam! Been trying to use since V6, and I am using V10 Xstream today. I think they finally built a stable version (not nearly as many hangs as in (9 9.5). For atmospheres- environments - te
Question about C4D V13 Net Render Server display
by Jiggy Gaton 5 years ago
Just got v13 installed and working with Vue 10 and Interposer, luvin this, but just one question here about the Net Render server display: I am mostly sending one frame stills to just one machine (net
Re: Question about C4D V13 Net Render Server display
by David Biederbeck 5 years ago
Yep. It is only there to show rendered frames. More ideal in a multi-frame scenario.
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Pressant: Something I don't know how to do, but should! Create a playlist of time codes for one video, and play just those segments...
by Jiggy Gaton 5 years ago
Hi there, I am teaching a team building class tomorrow, and I want to show selected time code segments from the movie Lagaan, and I have the time codes I want to show, but no clue how to set up a play
Re: Pressant: Something I don't know how to do, but should! Create a playlist of time codes for one video, and play just those segments...
by Steve Kownacki 5 years ago
Hi Jiggy What about Quicktime pro on your PC It will play avi files. If you open the entire rip in QT, you can set in & out points and save reference movies to play. You can then take the reference mo
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Plug in error in 7.03, forgot how to diagnose!
by Jiggy Gaton 6 years ago
My mind is so warped over FCPX that when a client brought in his laptop with this FCP error, I can't remember how to troubleshoot. I looked in root Library Application Support Final Cut Pro System Sup
Re: Plug in error in 7.03, forgot how to diagnose!
by Rafael Amador 6 years ago
Hi Jiggy, In the capture you posted I can see "Loading Effects Multicolor Vignette.." That may be the one causing troubles. If is a third party plugin may be installed in Applications or somewhere els
Statement regarding Final Cut Pro X
by Rolf Howarth 6 years ago
If you use Final Cut, please read the following for our position on support for FCP X and FCS: http: www.squarebox.co.uk fcpx.html
Re: Statement regarding Final Cut Pro X
by Jiggy Gaton 6 years ago
thx rolf! interesting wording... the fcpx launch may make the history books (and then perhaps be forgotten just like Shake). But it's good to know that drag and drop still works :) Phoenix Studios Nep
Tip, or Bug - hard to say re: FxFactory from noiseindustries
by Jiggy Gaton 6 years ago
Hi there, I downloaded and installed the new FxFactory suite of plugins, which gives you a bunch of effects to work with, and just noticed that in Motion 5, even though the effects are all in trial mo
Re: Tip, or Bug - hard to say re: FxFactory from noiseindustries
by Jiggy Gaton 6 years ago
Cool. When u do, try those filters...they are really good. Phoenix Studios Nepal: A small A V Production House in Kathmandu.
Pros of Storylines instead of Compound Clips
by Tony Silanskas 6 years ago
Just curious of what you guys think of using "Secondary Storylines" instead of Compound Clips. What are the advantages you've seen thus far tony www.HungryCliff.com
Re: Pros of Storylines instead of Compound Clips
by Simon Ubsdell 6 years ago
Jiggy Gaton "Yes, I see BUT, that makes the Blend Mode null and void! ! (when transition is added)" The issue is that secondary storyline acts exactly like a primary storyline in that it expects to b
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Export Clip(s) to FCP7 and back
by Gregor Queck 6 years ago
Is there a possibility to export single clips to FCP7 for Plugin-FX (the route back is simple, I know). thanks
Re: Export Clip(s) to FCP7 and back
by Jiggy Gaton 6 years ago
Not sure why you would want to export anything, as isn't the contents of the Event Library available to all other Apple Apps I don't have FCP on the same drive to test, but you should see something li
Re: New Forum: FINAL CUT PRO X TECHNIQUES
by Jiggy Gaton 6 years ago
Cool, I will contribute as soon as I develop some technigue. I need to get over the philosphy of storylines and compound clips, as I think these are even new for iMovie users, no But it seems to me th
Best way to create this animation in Motion 4?
by Jiggy Gaton 6 years ago
Hi, I am working on a project where I want to replace the video screen in a short clip where the subject clicks a few times and the pc screen is replaced with photos that i have. below is a mockup. Wh
Re: Best way to create this animation in Motion 4?
by Jiggy Gaton 6 years ago
oh man that's very cool, thx!!! jigs Phoenix Studios Nepal: A small A V Production House in Kathmandu.
File: Mockup for rotoscope?
by Jiggy Gaton 6 years ago
m4v file Need help with this one! https: f1.creativecow.net 1433 mockup-for-rotoscope
Livetype stuff missing from Motion
by Robert Bracken 6 years ago
I still have a copy of livetype on a different computer. And some of the great stuff on livetype is missing from motion. Is there a chart that shows what on livetype is on motion Specifically there's
Re: Livetype stuff missing from Motion
by Jiggy Gaton 6 years ago
I am not positive, but if you are using Motion 4 (FCS3) Livetype is dead. I think Apple wants us to use Text Animations and Text Sequences in the Motion lib... My old livetype projects won't even open
Blog: You may notice a new look here in the COWBlogs
by Ronald Lindeboom 8 years ago
The other day I mentioned to Abraham how much I disliked our blogs section and how little I liked Drupal, the system we have been using for a while now. He wrote me today and said that he had been at
Re: You may notice a new look here in the COWBlogs
by Jiggy Gaton 6 years ago
Ru guys still using drupal for this site if so, we should start a forum here on that. I am using drupal now for the first time: http: animalnepal.org drupal_hum site on the making and oh lordy do I ne
Way to edit internal mic tracks to sound like AKG mike tracks?
by Jiggy Gaton 6 years ago
Hi all, I am working on a set of tuts for the cow here, and while I can go into our studio and have my bro record me reading using protools and an AKG mike, that's a lot of work for 1cent per hit. Ser
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Re: Way to edit internal mic tracks to sound like AKG mike tracks?
by Jiggy Gaton 6 years ago
Thx again. solved that one. stays in the drawer then. Phoenix Studios Nepal: A small A V Production House in Kathmandu.
File: Sample of good voice
by Jiggy Gaton 6 years ago
mov file recorded using protools m-powered and akg mike in sound booth. https: f1.creativecow.net 1081 sample-of-good-voice
Canon 5D and the like features...
by John Heagy 7 years ago
Like most we are using Canon 5D, 7D GoPro... etc. The problem with these are the lack of Timecode and Reel metadata. I'd like to use CatDV to add TC and Reel. The Reel is no problem, but the Apply Tim
Re: Canon 5D and the like features...
by Jiggy Gaton 7 years ago
yes rolf, this is the practice within the industry, to call something blabla in the USA, and call it albalb in other countries. In asia it's the 5d as well and I have one and have noticed strange thin
Blog: WHEN BIG COMPANIES GIVE BACK...
by Jiggy Gaton 7 years ago
Large corps like Adobe may charge exorbitant amounts of moola for their software, but sometimes those profits are put into useful FREE services for the public at large to use, as is the case for two o
Blog: SMS FROM YOUR MAC, NOT YOUR IPHONE
by Jiggy Gaton 7 years ago
For those that hate typing on your iPhone, there is a great solution for anyone with a jailbroken phone and access to Cydia to download an app called Veecy. I use this hack send SMS messages from my m
Re: SMS FROM YOUR MAC, NOT YOUR IPHONE
by Jiggy Gaton 7 years ago
Coolest thing: you can do this without signing up for messaging, with the massive advantage that you can send all the messages you want, and not be burdened by receiving any!< Now that's my kinda
Gak! Again...how to create motion presets?
by Jiggy Gaton 7 years ago
Sorry to be gakking again, but this week I have been bouncing between Premiere and FCP and I think I have lost my mind... I've forgotten for the live of me how to create a motion tab preset to be used
Re: Gak! Again...how to create motion presets?
by Jiggy Gaton 7 years ago
Ha! I knew that...sorry, I had the favorites window closed or would have know... Phoenix Studios Nepal: A small A V Production House in Kathmandu.
'Not Found' error when exporting
by Suzan Beraza 7 years ago
Greetings fellow editors, By my 4:17 a.m. posting you can probably tell I am in a pickle. I am just finishing up a documentary film (bagitmovie.com - shameless self promotion) and am trying to do fina
Re: 'Not Found' error when exporting
by Jiggy Gaton 7 years ago
glad u got it sorted! It seems that FCP is always getting lost along the way from time to time. Good to have a good autosave vault:) telluride! i spent decades in and around boulder, so i know it well
Tips from the hinterland...
by Jiggy Gaton 7 years ago
I don't know how you all are doing this (below) but here are two things that I have found useful during heavy editing work in FCS3: 1) A lot has been said about the no-need to defrag drives on a mac.
Re: Tips from the hinterland...
by Jiggy Gaton 7 years ago
Assuming you mean in motion for broken audio...it is here too for any video inside motion. I just ignore it and like Walter says, u let your ear be ur guide even though the audio is trashed. I assumed
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