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Jim Sanders

I work for General Dynamics (GD) as a Senior Multimedia Specialist. I have been with GD for about 12 years.
I have been working on Media100 for most of those 12 years on both platforms (Mac & PC). I have been working with Adobe After Effects for a... [more]
Member Since:
March 7th 2003
34 Posts
Location:
Burlington, Vermont, USA
Final Cut Pro Studio 2
by Jim Sanders 11 years ago
I have just received a FCP project file (and all associated media) that was saved in FCP Studio 2 and I only have FCP ver.5.1. If I find someone who has FCP Studio 2 can I have them save the project t
Re: Final Cut Pro Studio 2
by Jim Sanders 11 years ago
Once I have found someone to export the project as XML files do I then, simply import the XML file and re-link the media
Interlacing Problem???
by Jim Sanders 11 years ago
Our suite has a lot of annalog equipment that has been coverted to SDI using Miranda. When I digitize from our Broadcast BetaSP PVW-2800 I use AJA Kona3 and I choose AJA Kona 525 29.97 10 bit as my ca
Re: Interlacing Problem???
by Jim Sanders 11 years ago
Walter, as I look through the settings, the only place that I can find a selectable pull down menu for field Dominance is in the Sequence settings. I can not seem to find a selectable pull down menu i
HOW TO USE AE7 WITH INTEL MACS
by Graham Jones 13 years ago
Hi all, Though officially unsupported, I had no problems running After Effects 6.5 on my Mac Pro (Quad 2.66, 3GB RAM)-- as a matter of fact, it is virtually identical in performance to the Dual G5 2.5
Re: HOW TO USE AE7 WITH INTEL MACS
by Jim Sanders 12 years ago
Mr.Jones thank you very much for your advice. The thread was very long and spanded a lot of time. I thank you for hitting some of the points that may have been covered in the thread. I look forward to
Machine Control
by Jim Sanders 12 years ago
It is probably something very simple but, I hav a brand new Mac Pro and a Sony DSR-1500A deck. I am connected via fire wire and I get the video but, have no machine control. I checked all my device co
Re: Machine Control
by Jim Sanders 12 years ago
Enzo, thank you so, much!!! That was exactly it. I had done some google searching with the search criteria of "Sony DSR-1500 with Final Cut Pro 5" and did not come up with any relevant info. Again tha
Switching from Media 100-844x to FCP
by Jim Sanders 13 years ago
Is there anyone out there who has switched over from Media 100-844x to FCP I was wondering if there was an easy way to capture all my on-line media meta data found in 844x's bins, e.g. clip name, reel
Re: Switching from Media 100-844x to FCP
by Jim Sanders 13 years ago
Thank you Kim, I figured that was what I was going to have to do. Thanks again
Hue / Saturation effect bad color flicker over time
by Jim Sanders 13 years ago
I have applied an Hue saturation effect to (2) background panels (solids) I have in a 3d project I am working on. The hue of the backgrounds change hue over time which works fine until the point where
Re: Hue / Saturation effect bad color flicker over time
by John Dickinson 13 years ago
If you email me the file (john@motionworks.com.au) perhaps I can take a look, at least to see if it does the same thing on my setup. JD John Dickinson Motionworks www.motionworks.com.au
Split screen rendering
by Jim Sanders 14 years ago
I just submitted a bug report to Adobe but, I am not sure if it is a bug. I just upgraded to AE 7.0 and everytime I render out my 3D scene (with the active camera view)my final .mov file looks like it
Re: Split screen rendering Active only?
by sam moulton 14 years ago
do you mean the eyeball isn't turned on... funny, it is in my version maybe something is fouled up with your preferences
Shadow casting
by Jim Sanders 14 years ago
I am creating a simple Drive-In movie scene, which has a car and a screen. I have applied Compositing tags to the car and the cylinders holding the screen up a de-selecting the cast shadows check box.
Re: Shadow casting
by Arndt von Koenigsmarck 14 years ago
It should work this way. Maybe you have other compositing tags within the hierarchy of those objects, blocking the shadow information Kind regards, Arndt von Koenigsmarck http: www.vreel-3d.de http: w
Import / Export problem with M100i
by Jim Sanders 14 years ago
I am working on a MAC G4 dual processor workstation and I am working fine in my M100i i.e. digitizing, editing, everything is cool until I go to either import or export. As so as I click either one im
Re: Import / Export problem with M100i
by Jim Sanders 14 years ago
Floh, thank you very much. I have M100i v8.2 and according to the CPG I would need QT 6.3. I tried to install it thinking I might be able to maybe put it in a different folder than the QT 7.0 that I h
AE Tech Help
by Jim Sanders 14 years ago
I keep getting this crash error... BFX API Error The handle is invalid. Multiprocessor.cpp 231 The AE comp has a Cenima 4D file. Invigorator text, and some BCC effects in it, that's about it. Can anyo
Re: AE Tech Help
by Jim Sanders 14 years ago
Thank you Steve, I will try your suggestion (makes all the sense in the world). Have a great holiday and cheers to the upcoming new year.
OS 9 partition
by Jim Sanders 14 years ago
I just acquired a G4 dual processor MAC with OS X as the main partition (or operating system) and there is another mounted drive partition that is for OS 9(which is taking up drive space). Is there a
Re: OS 9 partition
by Jim Sanders 14 years ago
Thank you Tony, sounds like some very valuable information. I am glad to return from the dark side at home but, at work I am still forced to stay on the dark side. Oh well, I will try your suggestions
Bhodinut 2D Noise
by Jim Sanders 14 years ago
I am trying to complete an on-line tutorial that uses the noise filter Bhodinut 2D Noise. I am running C4D v9.102 Hydrogen on a HP wx8000 PC. Is there away to get this filter without upgrading to a fu
Re: Bhodinut 2D Noise
by Jim Sanders 14 years ago
Thank you Chris, I checked out your website, it's a great site.
C4D Rendering Failed prompt
by Jim Sanders 14 years ago
I am trying to render out a 10 second 3d animation from C4D and I keep getting a prompt that reads... Rendering Failed! (File 'C: Program Files MAXON C4DR9 preview.mov' might still be in use by the mo
Re: C4D Rendering Failed prompt
by Jim Sanders 14 years ago
Govinda, thank you for your responce. I am on a dual processor PC (HP wx8000). I did not have AE open and your suggestion... "using column view in the finder, and the last movie you rendered is select
AJA I/O with FCP
by Jim Sanders 14 years ago
We are using a AJA I O with our FCP sys. and we are having problems with setup. We have 3 devices hooked to the AJA. We went with component because two of the three devices had component outputs. THe
Re: AJA I/O with FCP
by Jim Sanders 14 years ago
Steve, I respect your point of view and agree with you (a little). My situation is very complicated and without saying much (and taking an hour of everybodies time), some of the complications are bure
Texture mapping in AE
by Jim Sanders 14 years ago
It has been a while since I have needed to do any texture mapping in AE. I have a spinning globe background that has a small (left center 1 3rd) globe spinning and the rest of the screen is another co
Re: Texture mapping in AE
by Jim Sanders 14 years ago
Again thank you Dave, there's a lot of wisdom in your last post. I think I may just do what you suggested... Build a copy of what Jumpback is doing in Maxon Cinema 4D. I am pretty new at the software
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