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Joseph W. Bourke

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I am a Multimedia & Graphic Design professional offering a full complement of animation and motion graphics. I also do quite a bit of contract animation/graphics work for production facilities who might have the basic graphics capabilites in-house, b... [more]
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Reality......
by Dan Asselin 5 days ago
Might be funny if it was happening to some other business http: www.kijiji.ca v-photography-video markham-york-region youtube-shortfilms-advertisement-video-services 1069105794 enableSearchNavigationF
Re: Reality......
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 day ago
Wow...and he's had 129 visits to his mini-store! I think it's time for me to retire. Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
How do I create this?
by Lenny Juliano 7 days ago
Wanting to create a circleish lower third revealer at the :20 mark in this announcement video. Any help pointing me to where I can learn how to do it or somewhere I could purchase it
Re: How do I create this?
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 days ago
There's no video posted. Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
Very OT: i can't realy explain how much I hate Apple right now.
by Herb Sevush 2 weeks ago
My ipod classic just died in a bout of owner stupidity when I left my sun roof open during a rain storm. I have excuses: exhaustion, long trip -- but yeah, I'm an ultra-maroon and I'm in a mess of my
Re: Very OT: i can't realy explain how much I hate Apple right now.
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 weeks ago
Herb - I just did a search on spotify, just to see how some of my favorite, somewhat arcane, music favorites showed up. I was able to find (not in any order of favorites), The Bonzo Dog Band, Lord Buc
AE Work Activity
by Matthew Beall 2 weeks ago
I have client that wants to know exactly how many hours minutes a project has taken. Does AE have a timer or something that gives me a better gauge of time worked on a project, as opposed to just look
Re: AE Work Activity
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 weeks ago
I have used Easy Time Tracking for several years now: http: www.easytimetracking.net You can get started with the free version, and see whether it fits your work style, then buy the full version for $
Fractle-style Graph Shortcuts?
by Dahkota Rugcherio 2 weeks ago
Is there a more efficient way to reproduce animate this image instead of manually creating several objects and animating them individually The center circle would produce black lines outwards to other
Re: Fractle-style Graph Shortcuts?
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 weeks ago
This might help you out: http: www.motionboutique.com connect-layers Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
Importing .mlv in After Effects
by Mohammed Elberkawi 4 weeks ago
Hello! I have a colleague of mine who has an issue in AE with importing his footage recorded with his Canon 7D which exports his videos as .mlv Is it possible to import .mlv into After Effects or Prem
Re: Importing .mlv in After Effects
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 weeks ago
The .mlv file is a Magic Lantern format, and should be transcoded, but here's a possible solution to that: https: www.youtube.com watch v=xr2pT5mrn8Q Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media ww
Convolution Reverb
by Dustin Bowser 4 weeks ago
Does anyone know if it's possible to use Altiverb in Premiere Pro cc 2014 It's by far my favorite convolution reverb. http: www.audioease.com Pages Altiverb Otherwise, does anyone know what kind of im
Re: Convolution Reverb
by Joseph W. Bourke 4 weeks ago
I think it depends on whether Altiverb is a VST plugin or not. I have no experience with it, but if it is a VST (Virtual Studio Technology), then you should be able to drop it in the proper folder: ht
Rescaling time doesnt rescale for the entire timeline, how do I rescale it correctly?
by Dhruv Sharma 1 month ago
Hey Ive got a 450 frame long timeline. Now while starting the project I forgot to set up my frame rate and the number of frames. I went ahead and made a hell lot of keyframes anyway. Now I realise tha
Re: Rescaling time doesnt rescale for the entire timeline, how do I rescale it correctly?
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 month ago
I believe you have to rescale the keyframes in a separate operation: http: docs.autodesk.com 3DSMAX 15 ENU 3ds-Max-Help index.html url=files GUID-CA4DBDB3-1A26-46E8-A010-3DEAD9D7F105.htm,topicNumber=d
Migrating Magic Bullet Looks from FCP 7.0 to After Effects
by Varun Mehra 1 month ago
Hey, I've worked on an edit on FCP 7 and graded the video using Magic Bullet Looks. However I need to re-work on the look a bit but I'm not keen to continue on an offline setup since I'm using a lot o
Re: Migrating Magic Bullet Looks from FCP 7.0 to After Effects
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 month ago
Hi Varun - You just need to save the Look you want as a Custom Preset, which will give you either an .MBLook or .ls3 file extension (depending on the version of Looks you're using), which you can then
Denoise and render illegal RGB
by Ricardo Senise 1 month ago
Hello all, My question is simple but very hard to find the answer. I have an AVCHD footage from a sony cam. (mts) and I would like to denoise it and store the footage denoised for further color correc
Re: Denoise and render illegal RGB
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 month ago
While I don't have the answer at the tip of my tongue, I think the answer lies on the color management side of things: https: helpx.adobe.com after-effects using color-management.html Maybe outputting
Editing both HD/SD on same sequence
by Paul Brenno 1 month ago
I am editing my new cinematography reel. I have both high definition and widescreen standard definition and would like to add both to my sequence. do I set up sequence on my timeline has HD then just
Re: Editing both HD/SD on same sequence
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 month ago
I would set up the sequence as HD, and then let the SD versions float within the HD frame, or sit on a graphic background. While you can crop the SD stuff to fit your HD frame, there will be some loss
"Support Files" folder not found and plugins hard to instal..
by Johanna Aulén 1 month ago
I have been trying to add a couple of plugins into After Effects CS4 but Support files folder where they should go is totally missing. So I created a Support files folder. In it I created a plugins fo
Re: "Support Files" folder not found and plugins hard to instal..
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 month ago
Some plugins must be installed, rather than simply copying the .aex file to the Plugins folder. Check with the manufacturers of your plugins to find out the proper procedure. Joe Bourke Owner Creative
costomizing mouse
by Grzegorz Kwiatkowski 1 month ago
Is it possible to map mouse wheel to zoom in and out timeline In Sony Vegas or Reaper it was a standard and it was much more comfortable.
Re: costomizing mouse
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 month ago
You can generally do that in the mouse software in your Control Panel (I'm on Windows). Specify the software package and then map the mouse wheel as needed. If you're on a Mac, something like SteerMou
ANY IDEAS? Changing the cloth color of multiple people in a crowded scene in which both the camera and the subjects are in motion?
by Dara Hamidi 1 month ago
we are working on a project in which we are shooting a crowded bar scene. Both the camera and the subjects are in constant motion. What we need to achieve is to change the cloths color of anyone in th
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Re: ANY IDEAS? Changing the cloth color of multiple people in a crowded scene in which both the camera and the subjects are in motion?
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 month ago
You might also want to take a look at Secondary Color Correction: http: www.videomaker.com article 17052-get-the-most-of-your-footage-by-using-selective-color-correction Color Finesse comes with AE, a
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Blue Valentine Titles
by Stuart Samuels 1 month ago
Hi. I absolutely love the titles at the end of the film Blue Valentine and thought I'd attempt to recreate them as it seems relatively simple. However, I just can't seem to get a good result. Using st
Re: Blue Valentine Titles
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 month ago
Stuart - Did you scroll down the page on the link you posted He virtually walks you through the process used in creating the titles, element by element. Not only is there imposition of elements going
Text getting cut off when rotating X and Y
by Leonardo Faltoni 1 month ago
I'm trying to make this text (3d object) rotate on the X axis but pieces of it are getting cut off. Any idea what might cause it
Re: Text getting cut off when rotating X and Y
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 month ago
Try moving it forward on the Z axis. It's getting cut off because you have it intersecting with the layer beneath it. Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
Impressive liquid wash effect, in AE?
by Adam Lewen 1 month ago
Hello At about 0:54 in this very nice video; https: vimeo.com album 3344831 video 7189740 They are "washing" text with liquid. I assume it can be achieved with a real liquid layer that will also disto
Re: Impressive liquid wash effect, in AE?
by Joseph W. Bourke 1 month ago
I agree with Tero - most definitely a practical effect: real print, real liquid. Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
Is USB 3.1 Type C going to be a game changer?
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 months ago
It looks to me (from what I can understand) that it's going to be a bit in the future, because the Type C part of the equation has to be motherboard implemented, but the statement that "read and write
Re: Is USB 3.1 Type C going to be a game changer?
by Tim Jones 2 months ago
Yep - I was agreeing. !!WARNING!!! Old guy reminiscing ahead !!WARNING!! I wish that vendors would go back to the days of yore - like when DEC was dealing out RS-422 and invited all terminal manufactu
Does any one know create ink drops effect in after effect from beginning
by krishnamurthy murthyramchander 2 months ago
i dont need any template i actually want a tutorial on how make ink drops in after effects Please help me out any one i goggled a lot about it but their are no tutorial regarding i want to how create
Re: Does any one know create ink drops effect in after effect from beginning
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 months ago
That type of ink drop effect is real - think a fish tank, eye dropper, and some ink. You can also buy them: https: www.videocopilot.net products riotgear Riot Gear has a pretty good collection of ink
How to professionally export video
by John Mark 2 months ago
Hello I'm wondering how do I get good quality video out of after effects. Every time I export, all I get is washed out video when viewed on quicktime, colours never look the same from when viewed from
Re: How to professionally export video
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 months ago
There's an awful lot of information, but it will certainly put you on the right track: http: www.adobe.com devnet video encoding.html Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.co
Impossible challenge
by Philip O'Meara 2 months ago
After millennia searching for the answer to this, there doesn't seem to be one! So my hope lives with you... Adobe CS6 trying to import avi files: 576x432 23fps audio 192 at 48k Have tried this with e
Re: Impossible challenge
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 months ago
Is it possible that there's a missing codec on your system I have a bunch of .avi files which act just the same way. They were encoded on an Edit* system which used a Matrox card, and they will not ap
video from USB thumb drive directly to TV?
by tad newberry 2 months ago
Howdy...i have a client wanting not a DVD, but the video put on a USB drive that will insert right into a TV. I've not seen or done this yet, and wonder what codec would work best Anyone Also wonderin
Re: video from USB thumb drive directly to TV?
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 months ago
The menu just pops up when you insert the USB drive - at least on the Samsung I tested it with. Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
Looks like it's time...
by David Miller 2 months ago
Having fought the good fight for some time, I have now decided to throw in the towel and join the Creative Cloud. Aindreas made the right decision when he joined back last year or thereabouts....it wa
Re: Looks like it's time...
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 months ago
That's a great slogan, Steve! I just finished a six month project at a TV station working with CC 2014, setting up a graphics department. CC worked flawlessly! One of the things I particularly liked w
Best tool? Pen? Pencil? or Curvature? to trace this signature???
by Nicholas Natteau 2 months ago
I'm trying to trace this complex signature in Illustrator and I'm having a tough time with it. I've tried different tools: Pen, Pencil, Curvature, but I'm still having trouble. But I'm actually not su
Re: Best tool? Pen? Pencil? or Curvature? to trace this signature???
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 months ago
I think the easiest way, short of paring down the "doubled" Illustrator paths in Illustrator, is to bring the signature in as an image to AE, and then use the Stroke effect, but draw your paths in AE,
using 3d sky maps
by tharmeegan thara 1 year ago
please anyone tell me how to import the 3d skymaps into AE
Re: using 3d sky maps
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 months ago
Here's some more info on doing it in Element 3D, straight from VideoCopilot: https: www.youtube.com watch v=IUQt7tDnq9k Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
Black & White Photograph Line Effect
by Mat Smith 2 months ago
Hi everyone, sorry this is my first post so forgive me if I've done anything wrong. I've been asked to put together an image similar to the attached. I assume it's some sort of brush or PS effect but
Re: Black & White Photograph Line Effect
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 months ago
The best and most versatile plugin I've seen for it is this: http: www.flamingpear.com indiaink.html It's for Photoshop, and gives you a wide array of pattern choices. Joe Bourke Owner Creative Direct
Strange collaboration
by Steve Brame 2 months ago
Does the recent collaboration between Adobe and Avid seem a little strange, if not ominous Asus P6X58D Premium * Core i7 950 * 24GB RAM * nVidia GeForce GTX 770 * Windows 7 Premium 64bit * System Driv
Re: Strange collaboration
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 months ago
This collaboration: http: www.avid.com us press-room avid-isis-adobe-collaborate This would have been helpful several years ago when I was at a Hearst station which dumped AVID as an editing platform
How can i get this effect?
by yigit ersoy 2 months ago
Hello there how can i get this effect with photoshop
Re: How can i get this effect?
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 months ago
It looks to me as if this is not an effect, as much as a very well done hand drawing from a reference photograph. The black outlines could have been done in Illustrator or Photoshop, and the fill area
Advice needed on historical video
by Greg Ball 2 months ago
We've been asked to bid on a Gov't project for a historical site. The challenge is that they have an audio narration that tells the story but they have no visuals. The narration is 4 minutes long. So
Re: Re:Nick
by Joseph W. Bourke 2 months ago
Another great place you can do online research is another well-known library - The Library of Congress. There is an immense online archive which is available to all of us (our tax dollars at work - fo
Shooting images off a monitor/tv screen.
by Paul Factora 3 months ago
Which is the best way to go with minimal amount of flicker LED LCD PLASMA Thanks, -p
Re: Shooting images off a monitor/tv screen.
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 months ago
The best way is to avoid the camera altogether and use a screen capture utility such as Camtasia (there are others for both Mac and PC, but Camtasia is cross-platform). If you really have to shoot wit
complex slide show ?
by Josh Basset 3 months ago
I am creating a slide show rear projected on a 6 foot wide by 8 foot high screen. I have about 50 images. I want to display these images on a grid pattern with approximate 48 spaces (each space about
Re: complex slide show ?
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 months ago
Josh - Well, needless to say, I think that laying out the smallest possible grid, either with guides or placeholder files would be the way to start. I would also strongly suggest that you do this in A
Recover camera audio
by Samantha Davis 3 months ago
I forgot to turn on the lav mic of some one I was interviewing on my canon d60 and now I have just very quiet static. Is there a way to recover the internal camera audio so that I could have any real
Re: Recover camera audio
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 months ago
I would suggest trying Normalization, an effect which maximizes the volume of a track without distorting it: http: www.onlinevideo.net 2011 09 how-to-get-perfect-audio-in-adobe-premiere-and-audition J
How to create Normal Map in Photoshop on Mac ?
by Rosie Walunas 3 months ago
How do you create a Normal Map in Photoshop on a Mac from scratch, if there is away Are there any plug-ins NVIDIA only has a Normal Map plug-in for PCs, but not for Mac. I've spent hours trying to see
Re: How to create Normal Map in Photoshop on Mac ?
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 months ago
You could give these two a try: http: www.allegorithmic.com products b2m overview http: www.filterforge.com There's also CrazyBump, which is new to the Mac platform, and currently in Beta: http: crazy
Pixelmator VS Photoshop article
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 months ago
Let me preface this by saying that I'm a satisfied, dedicated Photoshop user (CS6 at this point, but I've recently worked at a facility for 6 months which was on CC 2014, and loved it). I am also a fi
Re: Pixelmator VS Photoshop article
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 months ago
Hi Herbert - Thanks for the info on Photoline. While I'm not in the market for a new image editor, it's always good to know what's out there, and that there's competition out there for Photoshop. It k
Apple Watch
by TImothy Auld 3 months ago
Anybody out there who is going to buy this Anybody Tim
Re: Apple Watch
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 months ago
I'm waiting for the wall clock... Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
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Adobe PP Newbie, old MacPro or new Macbook Pro
by Michael Harrington 3 months ago
I m working with limited budget and trying to figure if upgrading my ol MacPro or purchasing new Laptop is best for running Adobe PP. Unfortunately I can t afford to do both. I m new to Adobe PP makin
Re: Adobe PP Newbie, old MacPro or new Macbook Pro
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 months ago
Here's one on the side of upgrading the old Mac Pro: http: www.provideocoalition.com wringing-the-life-of-an-old-mac-pro-tower Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
Sparkle Effect on Jewelry
by Rich Reynolds 3 months ago
Im looking to recreate this effect on jewelry for a client. http: www.jamesallen.com engagement-rings pave 18k-white-gold-0.32ct-french-cut-pave-diamond-engagement-ring--item-2496 I've tried Trapcode
Re: Sparkle Effect on Jewelry
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 months ago
It looks to me like a very subtle application of StarGlow. By setting the threshold of the effect, you can control where the effect shows up (sparsely in this case), and also make sure that you're usi
How to make change the resolution High to low (Photo)
by Pablo Aguilar 3 months ago
Hey Fellas. Sorry to make post this in a DSLR Video section but i'm desperate. I need to convert my photos 2448 3264 in 1000x1000 or the equal for my client select the best (they want it that way).On
Re: How to make change the resolution High to low (Photo)
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 months ago
I would create an Action in Photoshop (basically record your 1 time conversion and save it), and make it available to Adobe Bridge. Then just navigate to your directory where the 500 photos are, and r
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Removing Sibilance With Audition CC
by Stuart Norfleet 3 months ago
3.3.15 Good morning! I am struggling to reduce sibilance in my recordings. I have adjusted the mic placement so that I am 5-6 inches away and parallel to the mic and I continue to produce hard consona
Re: Removing Sibilance With Audition CC
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 months ago
The real trick to reducing sibilance is to make sure it never makes it to the recording, by doing some diction training to help reduce the effect: http: www.voiceoverxtra.com article.htm id=lpspo76x T
Video Production Music For Shorts
by Ben Hilton 3 months ago
Hey all, I am wondering what music options you guys use for short pieces. I have used Incompitech for a while now, but have kind of exhausted that resource and am looking for other options. I have fou
Re: Video Production Music For Shorts
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 months ago
Pond5 has a lot of good music at good prices, but searching is not as well organized as on a dedicated music site. Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
Moving graphics
by Philip James 3 months ago
I need to re-create the orange graphics that move as in this video https: www.youtube.com watch feature=player_detailpage&v=37B5Zm3pC-A Does anyone have any ideas
Re: Moving graphics
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 months ago
Just creat a rounded box in Photoshop, either snapping to guides with the pen tool, or using a Custom Shape (or downloading a freebie on the net, and reshaping to taste). Fill it with white, then usin
How to make realistic soap bubbles
by Andrés Camacho Díaz 3 months ago
Hi! im working on a soda commercial and the client want some bubbles (kind of soap bubbles) but im not sure if i could achieve it on after effects, or ...any ideas i want to make them move trough trap
Re: How to make realistic soap bubbles
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 months ago
I think the only way you're going to get refraction (the distortion you see when looking through the bubble) is with a 3D application, possibly using Element 3D for your bubbles (or an external 3D app
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Animating a Still Image
by Justin Toney 3 months ago
I'm hoping someone can tell me the technical name for this. Lets say I have a still image and I want to animate a zoom and rotate so that it doesn't just look plain. What is this called
Re: Animating a Still Image
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 months ago
It's often called The Kid Stays in the Picture photo effect. Do a search on it, and you'll see why. Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
Import Midi File
by Tom Carlson 3 months ago
I am trying to export a set of markers from Pro Tools 11 HD to be imported into Adobe Audition CC 2014. Does anybody know of a good workflow for this From what I can see, the best way is to export fro
Re: Import Midi File
by Joseph W. Bourke 3 months ago
Although I own Adobe Audition, I choose to use Sony Acid Studio Pro for MIDI. It appears that as of CS5.5, MIDI track support went away when the application was rewritten to be cross-platform compatib
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Looking for deal on CS6 Master Collection
by Jaeson Jrakman 4 months ago
I'm not at all interested in any kind of cloud, or paying a subscription fee every month for eternity. I want to install it on my computer, and own it, and be done. I'm still l using CS3 and it's stil
Re: Looking for deal on CS6 Master Collection
by Joseph W. Bourke 4 months ago
I had very good luck a couple of years ago, finding a legal copy on *bay. The trick was to send an internal question to the seller, asking if the software was legal, and whether it would register for
Extremely Slow USB 3.0 Transfer Speeds
by Terry Nutkins 4 months ago
Hi there, I am transferring large amounts of data (250GB-1.5TB chunks) from 5x 5400rpm 2TB drives to 5x 7200rpm 2TB drives simultaneously (via copy paste in explorer) and the transfer speeds are incre
Re: Extremely Slow USB 3.0 Transfer Speeds
by Joseph W. Bourke 4 months ago
This article may help you solve your problem: http: www.tomshardware.com reviews usb-3-uas-turbo,3215-2.html Joe Bourke Owner Creative Director Bourke Media www.bourkemedia.com
New to Max
by John Beyer 4 months ago
I am currently in a unique situation - Management bought 3D Studio Max to bring more photorealism to their models, however I am having a tough time getting it to work, and while there are no doubt num
Re: New to Max
by Joseph W. Bourke 4 months ago
Here's the best place to start - straight from Autodesk: http: knowledge.autodesk.com support 3ds-max troubleshooting caas sfdcarticles sfdcarticles System-requirements-for-Autodesk-3ds-Max-products.h
How to create matte from edges to create transition?
by Josh Brine 4 months ago
I have a piece of artwork that i want to transition in with light rays. I want it to organically appear, just looking for some advice on using the layer that is just the artwork to drive the position
Re: How to create matte from edges to create transition?
by Joseph W. Bourke 4 months ago
I think that if you copy the artwork layer, then make it greyscale, you can use that layer as the custom source for a Gradient Wipe: http: lesterbanks.com 2011 02 using-gradient-wipes-in-after-effects


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