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Member Since:
August 4th 2005
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Removing a Magenta Cast from a 35mm Print
by Mazin Power 6 years ago
I'm curious how some of you would approach the following issue: I'm working on a project where we're restoring a 35mm print that's gone totally magenta. Our process is to scan on an Imagica to 4k DPX
Re: Removing a Magenta Cast from a 35mm Print
by Jim Wicks 6 years ago
Who's this guy Jim Wicks :) Best, J __________ James Wicks, Digital Colorist West Palm Beach, Florida USA http: www.jimwicks.com
Anyone doing real time 4K workflows?
by Jim Wicks 6 years ago
We're looking at upgrading our shop to 4K. We use Resolve with the Big Control Surface an FSI grading monitor. I d be interested in knowing if anyone is grading in real time 4K. Or, are you grading pr
Re: Anyone doing real time 4K workflows?
by Mike Most 6 years ago
Define "4K." If you're talking about uncompressed image sequences, those require very fast storage subsystems and probably a Linux Resolve system to allow for more processing power than is available i
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Can't see my null objects anymore - oh, why?
by Vera Duffy 10 years ago
Hi AE geniuses, I recently migrated to a new iMac, and for some reason, I can no longer see my nulls. They're there, but the square is invisible. Does anyone know why I've done my research and have fo
Re: Can't see my null objects anymore - oh, why?
by Jim Wicks 10 years ago
Hi Vera, Did you solve the problem of the missing null I just ran into the same issue, plus something new. Not only are nulls not showing up in the preview window, I'm also not seeing any of the ancho
Expression start point
by Jim Wicks 12 years ago
Hi Dan, I've just been on your motionscript website and want to try The Bouncing Ball Revisited - expression for scale script that you have. Here is my question: Is there a way to control when the exp
Re: Expression start point
by Jim Wicks 12 years ago
Dan, A huge South Florida thank you! That did the trick. I de-constructed your expression and can see how to start future expressions. Thank you for helping me understand. I know this comes from a sim
Date/Time
by Jim Wicks 13 years ago
Hi. How do I get the date time as recorded on the tape - to be visible inside FCP The date time appears in my reference monitor when viewed on my vtr - but the data code does not appear on the video a
Re: Date/Time
by Jim Wicks 13 years ago
Tom, Is the issue that FCP is not capable of accepting the data code Or is the issue that the information is in FCP - but that it is not capable of generating the information on screen If it is the la
3D Invigorator and matte
by Jim Wicks 13 years ago
This is a follow up to our effort to import an .obj file into 3D Invigorator. Until now, we have only imported Illustrator files - not an .obj file - in 3DI. We particularly like the control we have o
Re: 3D Invigorator and matte
by Jon Okerstrom 13 years ago
Hi Jim, Your assumption is correct. You can only map one material to any imported object. The solution to your challenge is to break that face away from the rest of your object in your modeling app. Y
.obj will not import
by Jim Wicks 13 years ago
We have not had any luck importing an .obj file of a brick into Zaxwerks Invigorator as an AE 7.0 plugin. Invigorator imports the shape - but not the texture. We've been using Cinema 4D to build the 3
Re: .obj will not import
by Jim Wicks 13 years ago
Amdt, Thanks for your post. We used image map, but we think we're okay at the moment. Although we started out in C4D, we switched over to Maya and seem to be having better luck. Again, thanks for your
3D Invigorator and .obj
by Jim Wicks 13 years ago
We have not had any luck importing an .obj file of a brick into Invigorator as an AE 7.0 plugin. Invigorator imports the shape - but not the texture. We've been using Cinema 4D to build the 3D brick.
Re: 3D Invigorator and .obj
by Jim Wicks 13 years ago
Hi Jon, Yes, apparently UV mapping was an issue for us. Since my post, we have tried using Maya instead of Cinema 4D. As of this post, we are still working out the kinks - but we're optimistic that ch
laser effect
by Jim Wicks 13 years ago
Is it possible to do a laser effect using AE 6.5 or later Any ideas how to create the effect best, Jim Wicks West Palm Beach Sanctuary Studios www.SanctuaryStudios.org
Re: laser effect
by Creighton Matthews 13 years ago
You could use the beam effect under the render category, add a glow or something and you should have something to work with. Play with the transfer modes to get the effect you desire. Hopefully this c
FCP Changes Audio Sample Rate
by Jim Wicks 14 years ago
Just noticed a curiousity in FCP 5.0.3 FCP is forcing my audio device to change sample rates from 48khz to 44.1. As soon as I start up FCP - the indicator lights on my audio device change. I am using
Re: FCP Changes Audio Sample Rate
by Jim Wicks 14 years ago
Good thought. Thanks G. Problem solved. Jim James Wicks West Palm Beach, FL www.SanctuaryStudios.org
FCP 5 HDV Capture Settings
by Jim Wicks 14 years ago
Can anyone help me out with this I am having difficulty injesting HDV into FCP. I have an Sony 10MU iLink'd to a G5 Dual 2.0, 2ghz. It's running 2 Gig RAM, Apple 10.4.3, QT v7.03, FCP 5.03 The tape is
Re: FCP 5 HDV Capture Settings
by Jim Wicks 14 years ago
Steve, Thanks for your post. Measure twice, cut once. Good advice. The technology is changing rapidly, and so while I appreciate your POV, I think this was a question worth asking again. But your poin
fcp 5.02 and D-VHS
by Jim Wicks 14 years ago
Does anyone know if FCP 5 supports D-VHS Specifically the JVC D-VHS model 40k. I found lots of 3rd party programs that work, including Apple; SDK Developer's Tools. But i would like to capture and pri
FCP 5.0 External A/V problem
by Jim Wicks 14 years ago
Hi all, I was trying to help out a friend today, and came across a problem that has me stumped. Can any of you help She is running a G5 2.5, Tiger, 4 Gigs of Ram, 30 Cinema Display, FC Studio v 5.02,
Re: FCP 5.0 External A/V problem
by Jim Wicks 14 years ago
Thanks Shane, That is a very interesting suggestion. I'll give it a shot and post the results in an update. James Wicks
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