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Joe Moya

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FCP-X: Thinking Differently?
by Bill Paris 9 years ago
Maybe there's a power shift going on over at Apple and the "Consumer Guys" are becoming more in control.... hence "Imovie Pro" Imagine buying the next version of Photoshop and having the UI completely
Re: FCP-X: Thinking Differently?
by Joe Moya 9 years ago
Walter Soyka "Back to your original point, Andrew, I do think that compound clips (or nests, or precomps, or super-nodes, etc.) are an important construct. I also think that pervasive metadata is the
What software to choose for a video editing course?
by Massimiliano Gugole 9 years ago
I work for a web and graphic design school as the video production teacher. Our students usually end up being web and graphic designers doing some occasional video editing as and when, they're not des
Re: What software to choose for a video editing course?
by Joe Moya 9 years ago
At this point, I can't see FCPX being an editing application that would even be considered by any Hollywood studio...and, I do not seeing FCPX being considered for some time. AVID will probably become
Amusing Craigslist post
by Derek Andonian 9 years ago
So I found a posting on Craigslist that I found a bit amusing. Apparently they're looking for an editor "Who likes FCPX". http: sandiego.craigslist.org csd cwg 2480144524.html In particular, the last
Re: Amusing Craigslist post
by Joe Moya 9 years ago
let's see... they want a professional editor to work for free AND who also "likes FCPX"... ...there not asking for much... are they Personally, I think the "likes FCPX" is the biggest wall to climb...
Avid DS as alternative?
by Brad Bussé 9 years ago
I placed in one of the qualifying scores in an international contest held by Softimage back in the Softimage 3D days. The reward was a week of training, and being part of the first class to be certifi
Re: Avid DS as alternative?
by Joe Moya 9 years ago
if you post here... http: community.avid.com forums 34.aspx that is a VERY active AVID forum that might add to the creative cow information
FCP X or AVID??
by Rob Pitman 9 years ago
Hi everyone, I have always used FCP and am currently running 7 on an intel Macbook Pro as well as AE etc. Having read an awful lot about FCP X I am really torn. What with so much having changed with t
Re: FCP X or AVID??
by Joe Moya 9 years ago
The only thing I might add to this post is... Here is a link that has more specific infromation for a FCP to AVID migration. http: provideocoalition.com index.php ssimmons story reminder_basics_of_avi
FCP for Dummies author discusses FCPX and PP
by Joe Moya 9 years ago
...Helmut Kobler... http: library.creativecow.net kobler_helmut FCP-vs-Premiere-Pro 1
Premiere encoding
by Brian Cooney 9 years ago
I've been using FCP since 2000 and getting poised for having to migrate over to another platform in the coming year or 2. Does anyone know if premiere has something similar to compressor that can be u
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Re: Premiere encoding
by Joe Moya 9 years ago
You do not need to rely on Cineform to be able to work effectively with ADOBE or AVID. I prefer to use Cineform because it keeps things simple for me (specially if I am having to edit with multiple fi
FCPX and HDV
by Simon Cunich 9 years ago
I am looking at getting FCPX to use for capturing HDV footage and then transferring the files to my main computer to edit with FCP7. (The idea being so that I can be capturing on one machine at the sa
Re: FCPX and HDV
by Joe Moya 9 years ago
Well... for starters... (if my memory is correct) exporting formats are limited if using FPCX. And,...(most importantly) ...that seems like an expensive application to buy use only for capturing HDV v
Codec for Mastering a Feature Film
by Matias Rispau 10 years ago
Hi, Im looking for a codec for rendering a film(90 min.). I use Pc so i don t have Prores. I been thinking on Motion jpeg or Animation as their are 4:4:4 in high quality, right I m not runing with to
Re: Codec for Mastering a Feature Film
by Joe Moya 10 years ago
mpeg compression... if you want to maintain your frame rate... jpeg animation is individual frames that can get out of sync if sound is use...DNxHD is used by AVID editing application in a similar fas
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Recommendations for 3d programs for creating animated sequences?
by stan welks 10 years ago
I want to learn another program to create animated sequences, bumpers and intros for web shows. Which 3D programs are commonly used for this Which ones would you recommend investing time into learning
Re: Recommendations for 3d programs for creating animated sequences?
by Joe Moya 10 years ago
Zaxwerks is by far the easiest to learn and use for 3D applications that are simple... however, it is also the most limited in rendering capapcity and can get really bogged down in HD projects (...how
How would you approach an AE heavy Video Clip? Workflow.
by Brent Griffin 10 years ago
Hey guys, So i'm about to embark on a film clip for a band that is all on green screen and will have a lot of FX throughout every scene. If you were approaching a job like this, how would you do it In
Re: How would you approach an AE heavy Video Clip? Workflow.
by Joe Moya 10 years ago
There is no one best way to do any long project involving compositing and editing. Only experience can help determine what is the best way to do any editing and compositing. That being said... a gener
Reflector - Incompatible effect. Multiprocessing is off.
by Rob Neal 10 years ago
My renders are taking forever to complete, and I discovered that my 8-core workstation has been crippled to the state of a Pentium II due to Reflector. I have two instances on top of each other, and i
Re: Reflector - Incompatible effect. Multiprocessing is off.
by Joe Moya 10 years ago
I feel your pain... If my memory is correct, a 90 second or so clip render took about 22 hrs. on a "simple" serptine movement in a HD format. And... that while rendering with a Quad core i7 3.2Ghz chi
Disable Render Complete Alert/Chime (PLEASE! GOD! HELP ME!)
by Dylan Murphy 10 years ago
Using AE CS4 on a Mac. Usually working on the sound mix while AE is rendering. So muting not an option. Every time a render finishes, I'm nearly knocked out my chair. Is there an off switch A volume c
Re: Disable Render Complete Alert/Chime (PLEASE! GOD! HELP ME!)
by Joe Moya 10 years ago
Turn down the volume on your computer speakers or mute your volume...
Rescaling an HD video to lessen weight on ram?
by Khaled Magdy 10 years ago
Ok me and my freinds were shooting with an HD camera, so the videos are huge, but in the end they will be scalled to look small on a 720p video, so even when i rescale AE still goes slowly, how can i
Re: Rescaling an HD video to lessen weight on ram?
by Joe Moya 10 years ago
Reduction of HD video can reduce the quality... A better approach would be to work with a proxy... you will decrease the the demands on your system but the final results would have HD quality... there
After Effects 1080p
by John Stevens 10 years ago
Ok guys... been working in After Effects for ages, thought I had everything figured out in life... but now a zinger. I've been working on 1080i and 720p projects for a while, but I have a client who w
Re: After Effects 1080p
by Joe Moya 10 years ago
If I read your post correctly, what you are trying to do is de-interlace. If so... The easy way... File Interpret Main Seperate fields - Off. The other way... search creativecow with key works Kramer
Customer support a waste of time
by John Grote, Jr. 10 years ago
I have been on hold for 45 minutes and then when I do get someone, who speaks broken English and I can't understand half of what they are saying, I have to spend 10 minutes on the whole customer ID cr
Re: Customer support a waste of time
by Joe Moya 10 years ago
Probably will never happen... english speaking customer "support"... at least so long as they have the current CEO. http: www.adobe.com aboutadobe pressroom executivebios shantanunarayen.html In gener
What plug-ins are in question for CS5?
by Ken Latman 10 years ago
This CS5 suite announcement is a little mind boggling. I'm making a list and trying to keep track of which plug-ins we are using and may or may not need to be upgraded and their current cost to upgrad
Re: What plug-ins are in question for CS5?
by Joe Moya 10 years ago
according to a post by E. Wu at Creative Cow's Zaxwerks forum.. http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 41 860504 ... the upgrade cost for ProAnimator will be at full upgrade cost... which based on the
How Do I Export AVCHD Footage in a Loss-less format?
by Jim Toscano 10 years ago
I have a couple large file sized projects that (I think) I need to export and then edit back together. I dont want to lose quality. I shot 20 hrs in AVCHD (720p 24fps), then exported as 1fps hi res ti
Re: How Do I Export AVCHD Footage in a Loss-less format?
by Joe Moya 10 years ago
If you have Avid liquid... you can just add a linear time warp and make it any frame per second you want. Or... in AE, you use time warp... I believe you use Frame or Whole Frame method...to get a tim
What setting to shoot a marathon race ?
by Jacques Davis 10 years ago
I shoot with a canon HV20.I am going to shoot a marathon race. My HV20 will be on a tripod.The racers are going to run from the left to the right. they will fill the screen. upon forecast weather it s
Re: What setting to shoot a marathon race ?
by Joe Moya 10 years ago
"Did you shot the runners coming forward you, or 3 4 or parallel to to the camera frame going from the left to the right " Yes.... to all. I don't think you understand... from what angle you shoot the
64 bit CS5 and Zackwerks
by Joe Moya 10 years ago
What will be the policy of Zackwerks with regard to purchases of 32bit only plug-ins from Zackwerks made between now and when 64bit version of Zackwerks will be available... assuming a 64 bit version
Re: 64 bit CS5 and Zackwerks
by Edward Wu 10 years ago
Hi Scott, When our 64-bit plug-ins are released, we will send out an e-mail to all our users to inform everyone of the new release. We will also post the information on our web site. We currently don'
FCP vs Premiere comment
by Carlos Parra 10 years ago
Hey guys. I just finished my second project in premiere pro cs4, after using FCP for 3 years now. The reason I switched to Premiere is because I bought a "better" PC than my old Mac. Anyway, I just fi
Re: FCP vs Premiere comment
by Joe Moya 10 years ago
The DSLR camera's look really nice... I am still shooting using HV30 40's with Letus DOF lenses (...which at the time I bought them were a big leap in camera tech). I will be moving to the DSLR video
How do you add an end cap that is a particle generated object in Serpentine
by Joe Moya 10 years ago
Is there a way to add a end cap in ProAnimator using Serpintine that is not a 3D zxo file What I want to do is add a sparkle to the end of a extruded line cable (to be exact... I want to recreate a fu
Re: How do you add an end cap that is a particle generated object in Serpentine
by Joe Moya 10 years ago
Thanks for the "creating the plane and project the 2D video on the plane idea" idea.... sounds like a plan... but, I think it is going to have problems with the way I have the camera movements setup.
$3000 machine can't edit HD
by Jake Mannion 10 years ago
Here's the build: Windows 7 Pro x64 Intel i7 920 Quad @ 3.4 ghz 12 Gb Corsair PC3 12800 ATi 5850 1 Gb 256-bit Intel P6T Deluxe V2 motherboard 2 x 128 Gb Corsair SSD drives 1 x 1 Tb Hitachi 7200 RPM SA
Re: $3000 machine can't edit HD
by Joe Moya 10 years ago
Before converting video source using Cineform... I didn't use Prem Pro to Edit... that pretty much solves almost every problem I have when editing... basically, if I don't use Prem Pro as my primary e
Luma Key to fake shadows onto AE layer
by Joe Moya 10 years ago
I thought this would work... but, it doesn't... or, perhaps I am doing something wrong. Here is what I tried,... I created a 3d text in ProAnimator... I then created solid layers as a back and floor (
Re: Luma Key to fake shadows onto AE layer
by Joe Moya 10 years ago
Excellent tips... I wish Zaxwerks would place these sort of HD rendering tips (and, any other tips and or suggestions) somewhere on their site in a centralized place or pin it to this forum. Well... s
Can you use a Azden SGM 1x to record directly to my PC?
by Joe Moya 11 years ago
I decided to plug my Azden SGM into my computer's microphone input plug and to my surprise it did not work.... my other cheap microphone works fine... Any ideas as to why or how I could get the Azden
Re: Can you use a Azden SGM 1x to record directly to my PC?
by Joe Moya 11 years ago
It is stereo... your simple converter just might work... thanks for the suggestion.
Low budget GreenScreen + Lighting?
by Travis O'Donnell 12 years ago
I know lighting is the most important part for doing keying because you do not want to reflect or cast shadows. However I am on a low budget as I am going to buy a camcorder as well.. I was thinking t
Re: Low budget GreenScreen + Lighting?
by Joe Moya 12 years ago
Travis... there are tons of sites that have lots of information regarding green blue screen techniques and methods... If you do a google search you will find some good explanations on how to go about
What was the point of this Andrew Kramer? Frame Rate Converter
by Sean Harper 12 years ago
For anyone who knows about Andrew kramer, they know he has a Frame Rate Converter Plug-in at his site videocopilot.net. But when I used it to make my footage from 30fps to 24 frames per second for tha
Re: What was the point of this Andrew Kramer? Frame Rate Converter
by Joe Moya 12 years ago
My take on this is you should work with what you have... If you have 24 - use it and make a visual message with that frame rate. If you have 30 60i - use it and make a visual message with that frame r
Paint clone on a Moving Camera tutorials??
by lisa cann 12 years ago
Hi all, I watched just about all of Videocopilot.net tutorials (which are Great!) but of course I can't find the one topic that i need so bad. I'm looking to learn how to clone on a MOVING CAMERA. I'v
Re: Paint clone on a Moving Camera tutorials??
by Joe Moya 12 years ago
If I read your post correctly, it would appear that your problem is removing leaves from the trees. Have you tried simply using multiple masks to remove the leaves. It would seem that using a simple m
How to download Flash tutorials to hard drive?
by Austen Mathieson 12 years ago
hi all, how do you download Flash tutorials (like those from videocopilot.net) to hard drive I looked in temp internet files but couldn't find itAusten Mathieson Austentatious Productions
Re: How to download Flash tutorials to hard drive?
by Joe Moya 12 years ago
Well... that's because you need to be in the directory that can be found by following these steps. For Internet Explorer 7.0 Tools Internet Options in the General Tap click under Browsing history Sett
Changing Particle Size with Trapcode
by Joe Moya 12 years ago
How do you change a custom particle type I would like to make the emitting particles to start out small and get larger. I have looked within all the options listed in the Trapcode Particular effect an
Re: Changing Particle Size with Trapcode
by Joe Moya 12 years ago
Thanks... that was it. Joe
Editor/Motion Graphics reel
by Dylbot 13 years ago
I am currently working under the title 'Motion Graphics and Video Editor'. Getting a reel together as I'm relocating soon. All input much appreciated. https: 209.85.127.4:19638 siteadmin services file
Re: Editor/Motion Graphics reel
by Joe Moya 13 years ago
With IE... none of the posted links, site links or methods worked.
First Post: Please Review My Customer Interview Videos
by Terrence C 13 years ago
Hello, first post here, seems like a great site! Could any of you review my software testimonial videos I work for a software solution company. I also have my own video production company, and have re
Re: First Post: Please Review My Customer Interview Videos
by Joe Moya 13 years ago
You might start out by using a tri-pod and some lighting equiment... then experiment with how to obtain good lighting in various environment. Secondly, you might do the same with your sound equipment.
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