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Joe Castiglioni

I am a shooter/editor/motion graphicser working at a hospital system. I also do freelance work here and there. I use Adobe PR/AE/AI/PS and dabble in C4D.
Member Since:
September 28th 2006
24 Posts
Location:
Roanoke, VA
Trigger keyframe from another layer's keyframes (and halfway in between) and map to slider values
by Joe Castiglioni 2 years ago
Okay I know what I would like to do , I just don't quite know how to get the expression language to do it. This animation involves a ribbon of particles following an arrow connecting 2 points on a map
Re: Trigger keyframe from another layer's keyframes (and halfway in between) and map to slider values
by Joe Castiglioni 2 years ago
Thank you SO MUCH for replying. I was able to make this work exactly how I wanted! I got an error and fiddled around and had to switch the order of the elements in the ease array in the if else sectio
Open Captions and import
by John Riker 4 years ago
I see Premiere Pro CC 2015.3 has an Open Captions options. Is there anyway to import a SRT file or otherwise into the project instead of manually creating the subs Thinking no as haven't seen any refe
Re: Open Captions and import
by James Brooks 4 years ago
Hi JR It might be easier to use http: www.convertcc.com to convert the SRT to either SCC or MCC and import that. The service is currently free ;) Cheers, James http: www.drastic.tv
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Joe Castiglioni liked this 3 years ago
InDesign into After Effects?
by Jamie Moore 8 years ago
Hey guys, just a quick question. I've been given a project to create an infographic. The visual elements have already been created by someone else within InDesign. I've been passed the .indd file and
Re: InDesign into After Effects?
by Hylda von Dincklage 7 years ago
This will split everything onto its own layer in Indesign var mySels = app.selection.length; if (mySels == 0) { alert("Select the object and Run the script"); exit(0) } else{ while(mySels--){ var objL
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Joe Castiglioni liked this 3 years ago
Relinking a clip dynamically linked from Premiere Pro?
by Jake Huddleston 9 years ago
Hi there. I have been working with dynamic link between PP and AE. I start out in Premiere and am creating a sequence with a bunch of subclips made from the same clip in my project window. It's a 35 m
Re: Relinking a clip dynamically linked from Premiere Pro?
by Walter Soyka 9 years ago
Jake Huddleston "Returning the files to their original folder location worked. Fortunately I was able to remember where they were. New rule: no moving files around after dynamically linking subclips
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Joe Castiglioni liked this 3 years ago
Video Export Settings for Large Screen Projection
by Neil Orman 5 years ago
Within Adobe Media Encoder (or in general), what are the best export settings for a video edited in a 720p sequence that will be projected on to a large screen in a hotel ballroom I'd be grateful for
Re: Video Export Settings for Large Screen Projection
by David Roth Weiss 5 years ago
walter biscardi "your first call is to the hotel to find out what the resolution of the projector will be. " Listen to Walter here... The venue supplying the projector should always be where you star
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Joe Castiglioni liked this 4 years ago
Record audio directly into 7D mkii vs. 5D mkiii
by Joe Castiglioni 5 years ago
I am going to be recording a side freelance project and I want to record audio with the video as cheaply as possible. I'm planning to either rent a 7D mark ii or borrow a 5D mark iii from a friend. I
Re: Record audio directly into 7D mkii vs. 5D mkiii
by Joe Castiglioni 4 years ago
I ended up getting an audio-technica hardwire microphone set with a AT8531 belt pack and AT803 microphone. I plugged that microphone into one of those $20 headphone amps, then plugged that into the 5D
Wireless Transmitters for DSLRS and live switching
by Robb Bomboy 5 years ago
Hello, I'm a High School Media Arts Teacher We're planning on refitting our High School TV Studio. We'd like to make it easy to use and accessible for non technical teachers and students. Ideally, we'
Re: Wireless Transmitters for DSLRS and live switching
by Joe Castiglioni 5 years ago
Howdy. I've actually thought about this topic because for a while it looked like I might be getting the same job and setting up a similar studio. My initial thoughts: Wireless transmission of video do
Photo umbrellas for video lights?
by Joe Castiglioni 5 years ago
We have some really nice large photo umbrellas in our studio. My coworker said he didn't think it was a good idea to use those umbrellas made for strobes with video lights since they aren't made for t
Re: Photo umbrellas for video lights?
by Bill Davis 5 years ago
I use them more than I imagined years ago. Started when somebody right in this forum made a comment about them that changed my long practice of totally ignoring them. Yes, they're a bad match for Tung
How do i change frequency on sony UTX-B2 wireless microphones?
by Arash Sadeghian 9 years ago
Hello everyone I'v bought 3 sets of SONY UTX-B2 UHF wireless microphones, but i'v got a problem using them. the 3 sets are on the same frequency and when i have them all switched on, they do interrupt
Re: How do i change frequency on sony UTX-B2 wireless microphones?
by Andrew Rendell 9 years ago
IIRC you have to turn it off, then turn it on while holding the "set" button in.
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Joe Castiglioni liked this 5 years ago
illustrator - moving multiple paths into new layers
by Michael Becke 14 years ago
Hi, I have a group with about 800 paths inside. I need each path on it's own layer, but the only way I know how to do this is to make new layers and drag the paths into the new layers. Seeing as this
Re: illustrator - moving multiple paths into new layers
by Mike Gondek 14 years ago
You are going to be one very happy person. With your 800 items selected, go to the layers palette flyout menu and choose Release To Layers Sequence. You will get a layer for each path element. Your 80
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Joe Castiglioni liked this 6 years ago
Create your Own Particles Images for Partical Emitter?!?!?!? Hope so ;)
by Triple Dot 11 years ago
Howdy, good day and the like... I'm curious about manipulating a particle effect in AE. I'm working on this huge sunnovagun art video thing, and we want to have it look as if flowers are falling, but
Re: Create your Own Particles Images for Partical Emitter?!?!?!? Hope so ;)
by Kevin Camp 11 years ago
particular is better suited for this, but if you don't have particular, cc particle world can do this too. there are some tutorial sample projects on cycorefx.com that show the ins and outs of particl
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Joe Castiglioni liked this 7 years ago
Intercom systems
by Joe Castiglioni 10 years ago
I am Video Director at a church where we do multi-camera switching. At the moment we have 2 cameras, but we're about to add a 3rd roving camera. THUSLYwe need to add another headset box. And I would l
Re: Intercom systems
by Jordan Wolf 10 years ago
Wired is ALWAYS more reliable. There are fewer points of failure, and you don't have to worry about coordinating yet another RF device. K.I.S.S. Wolf
Video Game simulation
by Joe Castiglioni 13 years ago
I am doing tests for a spot for a local video game shop where we need to make footage of a guy shopping look like he's a character in a video game. I've got some ideas: Shoot at a higher angle with a
Re: Video Game simulation
by Scott Roberts 13 years ago
Depending on the specific look you're after . . . you can try CC Mosaic for the low-res blocky Atari game look.Color Grading presets for After Effects, Premiere, etc., plus free presets and more. LITT
Animating Mask or better solution
by Dustin Cross 13 years ago
Aloha, I have a job coming up where the client wants me to highlight a hiking trail in footage shot from a helicopter. It is one hour of DV footage shot handheld from a helicopter flying along a hikin
Re: Animating Mask or better solution
by Joe Castiglioni 13 years ago
I don't know nothin' about nothin' but I might try motion tracking the whole shabang in sections. I would use points on or close to the trail itself as your track points. Then you could apply that tra
Revolving Text
by Jason Smart 13 years ago
I'm trying to animate 3D text that revolves around an orb, kinda like the Universal Pictures logo goes around the earth. Any suggestions -j
Re: Revolving Text
by Joe Castiglioni 13 years ago
I read every tutorial I could find here on the cow that involved revolving text and couldn't wrap my mind around some of the stuff (expressions especially) so I kind of hodge-podged a method together
Morphing in AE - suggestions
by pablito 13 years ago
Hi... I am going to make a commercial that show the history of a logo so I have to morph reshape each logo to another from the first version to the last one... My files are eps images so I have an apl
Re: Morphing in AE - suggestions
by Joe Castiglioni 13 years ago
Have you tried using Layer-Auto Trace to get a mask around the edges of each version of the logo, then use Reshape to morph from logo to logo That would still use masks, but it's a quick way to get a
Expression books?
by Joe Castiglioni 13 years ago
Howdy all. I was wondering if anyone could recommend a book that teaches expressions very well. Specifically, learning the language of expressions, and presenting them in a way that's easy to progress
Re: Expression books?
by Joe Castiglioni 13 years ago
Thanks very much for the helpful suggestions. I actually just e-mailed the web guy at my station to see if he might have a javascript book I could borrow. I think the biggest hindrance to my understan
Adobe After Effects imports my video choppy! Why? Trying to make light saber effects.
by Michael Granado 13 years ago
Hello. first time poster here. I am trying to make my first light saber video with adobe after effects and I think I got the hang of how to create the effects via online tutorials but the thing I am s
Re: Adobe After Effects imports my video choppy! Why? Trying to make light saber effects.
by Joe Castiglioni 13 years ago
I have Premiere Elements 1.5, and in that version you just go to File-Export-Movie, and make sure the File Type is Microsoft DV AVI, and Color Depth is Millions of Colors. Quicktime MOV should also wo
Motion blur in video
by Giulia851 13 years ago
Hi, I'm editing a video of someone on a swing and want to apply blur so that when the person is going back and forth on the swing there is a blur, just on the person, that leaves a faint trail behind.
Re: Motion blur in video
by Joe Castiglioni 13 years ago
If the shot is locked down and there isn't too much movement in the frame other than your swinging subject, Time-Echo might give you an interesting effect. You might also try compositing a copy of the
photoshop layers output module?
by Joe Castiglioni 13 years ago
I am creating animated titles in AE 7 that I am also making stills of. I would love to create a render module template so that I could render both the Lossless+Alpha .AVI file and the photoshop layers
Re: photoshop layers output module?
by Joe Castiglioni 13 years ago
The bit about changing the Frame Default setting under Output Module Templates was a good suggestion. I was able to figure out which file format and alpha method to use (I actually think I'm going to
text animation question(s)
by Jeff Linderman 13 years ago
Greetings, I've got an issue regarding text animation. I'm working on a project in Premiere Pro. I used the Premiere titler to do some basic text dissolves, etc, but would like to see some of the AE a
Re: text animation question(s)
by Joe Castiglioni 13 years ago
I just tried Emerge effect myself and it didn't do too much for me either. Which is a shame because it's a really cool looking effect in the preview. I did mess with the text animation settings and wh
Widescreen or a setting not set correctly?
by Costas Damianou 14 years ago
Hi I am trying to understand something which is bugging me. I have a Panasonic GS270. I have extracted the footage and it shows perfectly, but when i click to watch the clips, in the right hand monito
Re: Widescreen or a setting not set correctly?
by Joe Castiglioni 14 years ago
Sounds like you just need to resize the footage. For example, shooting with DVCPro 25 in widescreen format, we have to resize the image to 75% in order to get it to look like that first picture. The r
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