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Kevin Gonzales

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expression to offset layers
by Kevin Gonzales 2 months ago
Hi: Ive got 36 location points on a map (teardrop look) and all I'm looking to do is have them fall on the map one at at time about 5 frames apart. Is there a simple expression or method to do this in
Re: expression to offset layers
by Tomas Bumbulevičius 2 months ago
Hey Kevin, do those pins has particular order Instead of keyframing them all and having to work with a bunch of the same animation around multiple layers, I would suggest to animate only a single item
Wacom intuos pro best settings for Premiere pro
by Kevin Gonzales 4 months ago
I just got the Wacom Intuos Pro Small. Anyone have any suggestions for the best settings for Premiere Pro Running Windows 10 64bit Thanks. Kevin Gonzales www.12point.net
Good Portable LED light kit
by Kevin Gonzales 2 years ago
Hey Creative Cow Community: Want to replace my old Lowel Tota light set. I am looking for the best possible LED light kit (3 to 4 lights total) that throws well with a good CRI and can run on batterie
Re: Good Portable LED light kit
by Bob Cole 2 years ago
I like the Tota's too. That puts us both in the uncool club. But they really do throw out the light. I use them when I have to go somewhere by airplane; I put them in Chimeras and have beautiful, soft
Keyframe multiple layers of text.
by Kevin Gonzales 2 years ago
Hi: Looking to slide in 6 layers of bullet point text on to the canvas at different times. Is there a way to do this via expression instead of going into each layer and setting an start and end positi
Copy object to new spot and align it
by Kevin Gonzales 3 years ago
OK, I hope I can explane this well. In the attached Photoshop file it's a picture of a conference table. Toward the bottom there was a plate that I took out and you can see just a bit left next to the
Re: Copy object to new spot and align it
by Kevin Gonzales 3 years ago
I wish there was. Yep you guessed it. I'm trying to cover up all this crap on the table for a training video. It's pretty dry crap so no one will notice. The camera is locked down so don't have to wor
Insert Text behind moving person Mocha
by Kevin Gonzales 3 years ago
Hi all: I've got AE 2017. Does anybody know of a good tutorial that shows inserting text behind a moving object person for Mocha in AE Thanks Kevin Gonzales www.12point.net
3d raytrace taking FOREVER TO RENDER
by Kevin Gonzales 3 years ago
I really don't understand why 3d ray trace is taking so long to render. I have a six second composition 19 20 x 10 80 at 29.97 and it's taking almost 20 minutes to render. It's just one line of text t
Re: 3d raytrace taking FOREVER TO RENDER
by Kevin Gonzales 3 years ago
Cool and thanks. I thought I was about to go crazy. So the 4d light renders faster Kevin Gonzales www.12point.net
Monthly or yearly salary for San Francisco Editor
by Kevin Gonzales 4 years ago
Hey production world. I'm looking to bring on an editor for my production company and I'm a smaller production house. Our annual sales are about $300k but things are growing. Looking for someone who i
Re: Monthly or yearly salary for San Francisco Editor
by grinner hester 4 years ago
It ranges from nada to well into six figures. You know your budget so set the position based on that and hone the perfect candidate accordingly. Some find it cost effective to hire and pay for experie
Shape layer follows length of text layer
by Kevin Gonzales 4 years ago
Hey all: I'm trying to find a way to have a basic rectangle layer follow the length of any block style text layer. So, when I change the length of the text the length of the shape layer that is behind
Re: Shape layer follows length of text layer
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 4 years ago
This thread should answer your question: https: forums.creativecow.net thread 227 30362
Water spraying on camera
by Kevin Gonzales 5 years ago
Hi All: Was wondering if anybody knew of any tutorials on how to simulate water spraying onto the camera lens and then dripping down the lens. Let me know and thanks; Kevin Gonzales www.12point.net
Re: Water spraying on camera
by Daniel Waldron 5 years ago
It's not the most realistic looking, but Andrew Kramer has a water drop on lens tutorial.
Connecting Macbook Pro to Windows 8.1 desktop
by Kevin Gonzales 5 years ago
Hi: I'm trying to connect my Macbook Pro (early 2014 running 10.10.1) to a Windows desktop PC running windows 8.1 (not pro). The goal is simply to have both the PC and Macbook Pro talk to each other b
Re: Connecting Macbook Pro to Windows 8.1 desktop
by John Rofrano 5 years ago
I would try the Migration Assistant that comes with every Mac. It's for migrating your data and it will allow you to connect a Mac and a PC via an ethernet cable and transfer files. You will need to d
Good 4k build for Premiere and AE
by Kevin Gonzales 5 years ago
Hi All: I've never built a system before and after reading all the stuff out there I feel like my head is about to spin around and pop off. So here is what I need the system to do: Run creative cloud
Re: Good 4k build for Premiere and AE
by Kevin Gonzales 5 years ago
Thanks man. Great vid. I put this together which is almost the same. Would love your feedback: http: pcpartpicker.com user kevin%4012point.net saved nzXV3C thanks again. Kevin Gonzales www.12point.net
Good 4k build for AE and Premiere
by Kevin Gonzales 5 years ago
Hi All: I've never built a system before and after reading all the stuff out there I feel like my head is about to spin around and pop off. So here is what I need the system to do: Run creative cloud
Re: Good 4k build for AE and Premiere
by Kevin Gonzales 5 years ago
Thanks so much. I put this together on pcpartpicker. Would love your feedback. http: pcpartpicker.com user kevin%4012point.net saved nzXV3C Thanks; Kevin Gonzales www.12point.net
Media Encoder duplicating P2 MXF files.
by Kevin Gonzales 6 years ago
Hi: I'm shooting on the Panasonic HPX 170. I can bring the MXF files from the P2 card into encoder but what I noticed, on export, it's duplicating each file. I get two of everything on export. This on
Media Encoder duplicating P2 MXF files.
by Kevin Gonzales 6 years ago
Hi: I'm shooting on the Panasonic HPX 170. I can bring the MXF files from the P2 card into encoder but what I noticed, on export, it's duplicating each file. I get two of everything on export. This on
Edited photoshop file wont' relink
by Kevin Gonzales 6 years ago
Hi: I'm running premiere pro cs6 on a mac and I'm having an issue relinking a photoshop file that has been edited. I imported a psd file into premiere as a sequence. Later I needed to make a change to
Re: Edited photoshop file wont' relink
by Rob Nairn 4 years ago
Hi, That is a good workaround, hadn't thought of that! But it's still unstable, one mess up and the whole file is offline permanently. I reckon the AE and Ppro teams need to talk a little more, becaus
Making other text layers change with a master text layer
by Kevin Gonzales 6 years ago
Hi: I'm really new at expressions so, what i'm trying to do is have a master text layer and then a child layer right behind it. When I change the master I'd the child (or slave, whatever the right ver
Re: Making other text layers change with a master text layer
by Dan Ebberts 6 years ago
Just use the pickwhip to link the Source Text property of the children layers to that of the parent. The expression will look like this: thisComp.layer("parent").text.sourceText Dan
sequence unrenders each time Premiere pro opens
by Kevin Gonzales 6 years ago
Hi: I have PP CS6. Each time I render the sequence to check graphics everything is great, But when I save and close PP, it comes up un-rendered (red bar on top) the next time I open it. Is this normal
Video comes out dark on export
by Kevin Gonzales 6 years ago
Hi all: I've got media encoder cs6. I'm compressing a .mov exported out of FCP. Original footage shot in DVCpro at 720 24p. When I drop the clip into encoder it immediately turns the video dark. It's
Re: Video comes out dark on export
by Rich Kaelin 5 years ago
No, I have not solved it, except to add a level filter to nested clip in premiere before exporting. I think it is h264 encoding...whether it's an MP4 extension or an .mov extension same result...also,
Record straight to Laptop with 5d mark III
by Kevin Gonzales 7 years ago
Hi guys: I've got the 5d mark III and a macbook pro. Is there a way to use the laptop as the monitor and record straight to it recording in 1080 30p Thanks; Kevin Gonzales www.12point.net
Re: Record straight to Laptop with 5d mark III
by Al Bergstein 7 years ago
Well, I've not tried to run the headphone jack into the line in on the Mac, but I bet it would not work without an adapter. I personally use my Mixpre D in this kind of situation, as it has a USB conv
Isolating a color like FCP 3 way color correct does
by Kevin Gonzales 7 years ago
Hi Guys: I am switching over to PP from FCP and was wondering if PP has a color correction feature like FCP's 3 Way Color Corrector has, where you can isolate one color highlight background and manipu
Re: Isolating a color like FCP 3 way color correct does
by Kevin Gonzales 7 years ago
THANKS! Kevin Gonzales www.12point.net
keyboard short cut for Panning/Balancing audio
by Kevin Gonzales 7 years ago
Hi all: Just checking to see if there is a keyboard shortcut to balance or pan the audio when you have a single track or if the audio is only left or right and you want to balance it. In FCP you could
Re: keyboard short cut for Panning/Balancing audio
by Ivan Myles 7 years ago
Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 default keyboard shortcuts Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 and CS5.5 default keyboard shortcuts Finding and customizing keyboard shortcuts
Can I designate where my Auto-Save folder is located?
by Steve Wargo 7 years ago
We have just switched to P-6 and we're cutting a feature. My editor keeps saving as a new job every day and now, we can't find our auto-save files. In FCp, we could send these to a place that we chose
Re: Can I designate where my Auto-Save folder is located?
by Kevin Gonzales 7 years ago
OK, I have a question. What if your auto-save is not in the project file I started a new project. Set the auto-save to save every 7 minutes and nada. The project folder only shows the Adobe Premiere P
Filming whiteboard animation
by Kevin Gonzales 7 years ago
I need to know filming techniques for whiteboard animation kind of like this one. http: www.digitalbionic.com whiteboard whiteboard_sample whiteboard.html I really need to know how they do the camera
Re: Filming whiteboard animation
by Kevin Gonzales 7 years ago
Great. Would love to know how it comes out. We are going to use a five foot jib arm with a fluid head on the tripod and one for the end of the jib. The DP will control the jib at the camera and the PA
Whiteboard animation filming
by Kevin Gonzales 7 years ago
I need to know filming techniques for whiteboard animation kind of like this one. http: www.digitalbionic.com whiteboard whiteboard_sample whiteboard.html I really need to know how they do the camera
Re: Whiteboard animation filming
by Stephen Smith 7 years ago
It looks like they did the camera movement with the camera that shot the white board. The animation is just sped up in post to match the voice. Hope this helps and best of luck. Stephen Smith Utah Vid
Delete multiple transitions in a specific area of a sequence
by Kevin Gonzales 7 years ago
HI: I'm on FCP 7 and looking to see if there is a way to delete multiple transitions in a specific area of the timeline. I don't want to delete them all. Is there a way to do this without selecting th
Anyone know a good agent?
by Kevin Gonzales 8 years ago
Hi: (I posted this in the Film and Doc section and thought I'd try here as well) So, as most of us all know as an independent producer we can't submit to a major cable station directly. Most all have
5D or 60D for green screen shoot
by Kevin Gonzales 9 years ago
I'm getting ready to shoot a commercial and we are contemplating using the Canon 5D or Canon 60D for the shoot. My only concern is part of the shoot will be on green screen. Does anyone know how these
Re: 5D or 60D for green screen shoot
by Kevin Gonzales 8 years ago
Hi Teresa: We actually opted out and used the Red 1. But what I can tell you is that if you do shoot with ANY DSLR convert the footage to PRO RES. I know it may sound bizarre but you'll get a better k
Pioneer BDR 206 not meant for Macs. Please read.
by Erik Mickelson 8 years ago
I just got off the phone with Pioneer regarding the incompatibility of the BDR 206 that Videoguys.com sells as their mac compatible Blu Ray burner. Long story short. The support tech on the phone said
Re: Pioneer BDR 206 not meant for Macs. Please read.
by Kevin Gonzales 8 years ago
Hi All: Was wondering if anyone had solved this issue of not burning on the Pioneer player. I have the 205 using the Nexstar Dx inclosure and am using Encore in cs5.5. Encore recognizes the player but
Edge feather shifts in and out points on video
by Kevin Gonzales 8 years ago
OK, here is a new one. I've got FCP 7 on a mac intel 11gigs ram, and working on a 1080 30p timeline. I have some old DV footage (regular 29.97 stuff) I'm putting the DV footage on the timeline and if
Final cut 7 freaking out (could it be my graphics card?)
by Kevin Gonzales 8 years ago
I have Final Cut Studio 3 and am having some serious issues. When I play back on the time line the video skips like crazy (on any project and any video format) and the monitor will flicker with green.
Re: Final cut 7 freaking out (could it be my graphics card?)
by Rafael Amador 8 years ago
Try deleting the "Constant Frame", on the "Renders" folder. rafael www.nagavideo.com
paint grunge/add a grunge brush
by Kevin Gonzales 8 years ago
HI I've got CS5.5 on a mac intel. Is there a way to add a grunge brush to the paint tool The set of brushes there are pretty limited and trying to give some edges of a comp a torn and tattered look. W
Re: paint grunge/add a grunge brush -- no can do
by Kevin Gonzales 8 years ago
Thanks guys. Will try the workaround. Kevin Kevin Gonzales www.12point.net
Importing multiple files into psd file
by Kevin Gonzales 9 years ago
Hi: I've got CS4 on a mac. Is there a way to import multiple files at one time into an existing PSD file I've got quite a few pics that need to go on one psd canvas. The PLACE option only lets you bri
Re: Importing multiple files into psd file
by Richard Harrington 9 years ago
Look for Load Files into stack option (may be extended only) Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: From Still to Motion, Video Made on a Mac, Photoshop for Video, Understanding Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut
Copyright...who owns the footage
by Kevin Gonzales 9 years ago
I do a ton of corporate video where I am the producer director editor. If a client hires me to make a video for them and those are my roles, I technically on the rights to the video, correct Is there
Re: Copyright...who owns the footage
by Kevin Gonzales 9 years ago
The client wants me to take some shots of a product they have, produce and edit a piece, and then turn over all footage to them for future B-roll use. My issue would be more so over pricing. I've read
How big can I enlarge a 240 dpi pic
by Kevin Gonzales 9 years ago
I have some product shots done on the Canon 5d Mark II. After doing the touch up work in Photoshop the pics are at 240dpi at about 90megs and dimensions are at 5616X3744. How big can I enlarge this ty
Re: How big can I enlarge a 240 dpi pic
by Scott Roberts 9 years ago
Your image is 5616 pixels wide. You want the enlargement to be 10 ft (120 inches) wide. So, by calculation, without loss of quality in your original image, you'd have to reduce the dpi to 46.8 dpi. I
Good solid state portable recorder for hpx170
by Kevin Gonzales 9 years ago
Hi: I've got a shoot coming up that will require a ton of recording time per day. We are going to shoot on the HPX170 in 720 24pn. Instead of buying more P2 cards, is there a good solid state recorder
Re: Good solid state portable recorder for hpx170
by Kevin Gonzales 9 years ago
Thanks for getting back to me. We are going to be in China filming an all day workshop. We might have the possibility to plug in but not sure as of yet, plus have to deal with the power conversion iss
Timeline renames itself
by Kevin Gonzales 9 years ago
OK, this is the weirdest thing. Ive got FC studio 3. Today, as I'm editing in FCP, the time line is erratically renaming itself. Did I hit some kind of button along the way Any thoughts
Re: Timeline renames itself
by Tom Wolsky 9 years ago
Also make sure you don't have a freeze frame at the start of the sequence. All the best, Tom Class on Demand DVDs "Complete Training for FCP7," "Basic Training for FCS" and "Final Cut Express Made Eas
Sony MPEG-2 , 4:2:0 Long GOP render times
by Kevin Gonzales 9 years ago
My company owns the HPX 170 and we are toying with the idea of buying a Sony EX3. The one thing we like about the Panasonic codec (shooting DVCPRO HD in 720 or 1080 with any of it's preset frame rates
Re: Sony MPEG-2 , 4:2:0 Long GOP render times
by Noah Kadner 9 years ago
I'd just go to ProRes (or it's PC NLE equivalent if you're not on FCP). If you're not shooting DVCPROHD already out of the camera, it's a better codec all around for less compressed higher quality pos
EX3 render times
by Kevin Gonzales 9 years ago
My company owns the HPX 170 and we are toying with the idea of buying a Sony EX3. The one thing we like about the Panasonic codec (shooting DVCPRO HD in 720 or 1080 with any of it's preset frame rates
Re: EX3 render times
by bruno perosa 9 years ago
so what's the right workflow to work with prorez keeping files small and same speed thanks EX3, Nikon Adaptimax with various lenses, Acuter Merlin mount, MBP17"2.93GHz, FCS2, Media100, BtcSP, DVcam
3d modeler/animator hourly freelance rate
by Kevin Gonzales 10 years ago
Hey to all: I've got some corporate gigs coming up (non-commercial) mid-sized company stuff. Video would be for their website only. How much does a 3d modeler animator typically charge per hour Lookin
Re: 3d modeler/animator hourly freelance rate
by eliezer garza 10 years ago
Hi kevin, Are you still looking for someone for the modeling project. If you are, my email is eliezer.garza@gmail.com Please contact me for negotiate an hourly rate. Hope to hear from you soon! Elieze
3d modeler/animator hourly freelance rate
by Kevin Gonzales 10 years ago
Hey to all: I've got some corporate gigs coming up (non-commercial) mid-sized company stuff. Video would be for their website only. How much does a 3d modeler animator typically charge per hour Lookin
Re: 3d modeler/animator hourly freelance rate
by Mathew Schramm 10 years ago
Hi Kevin, Please contact me for further info as I can help you out. Cheers, Mat Schramm MOD METHOD OF DESIGN - ANIMATION - FILM - MUSIC www.mod.fm mat@mod.fm
Frame rate changing on import
by Kevin Gonzales 10 years ago
OK, this is a first for me. I have the HPX 170 and usually shoot my projects in 720 24p. I import the footage via a Duel Adapter using the P2CMS software. Everything works great. I then import them in
Re: Frame rate changing on import
by Steve Eisen 10 years ago
When you shoot 720p24, hopefully you are shooting 720 24pn. This will give you more record time on the P2 cards. Steve Eisen Eisen Video Productions Vice President Chicago Final Cut Pro Users Group
intersecting 3d layers
by Kevin Gonzales 10 years ago
I've got CS4 on the mac and am trying to figure out this 3D feature. Does anyone know if you can intersect layers in Photoshop using the 3D tool like you can in After Effects thanks
Compression settings for a mobile device
by Kevin Gonzales 10 years ago
Hi: What are the best compression settings if I want to stream a video to an iphone or other mobile device. I have a 12 minute video coming off the time line of FCP. I want to upload the video to my s
Re: Compression settings for a mobile device
by Zane Barker 10 years ago
For an iPhone use the iPhone preset in compressor. As for other phones, it is going to depend on what type of video files those phones can play, there is not one universal format for phones. There are
Compression for streaming to iphone
by Kevin Gonzales 10 years ago
Hi: What are the best compression settings if I want to stream a video to an iphone or other mobile device. I have a 12 minute video coming off the time line of FCP. I want to upload the video to my s
Re: Compression for streaming to iphone
by Chris Blair 10 years ago
The easiest and best tools we've found for outputting iPhone .mp4 files is using either Handbrake (Mac & Windows versions) or MediaCoder iPhone version (Windows only). Just use the iphone presets and
30p in a 24p timeline
by Kevin Gonzales 10 years ago
Hi: I've got a corporate video shot on the HPX170 in 720 24pn. The client has given me a few clips of b-roll they had which is in 720 30p and not sure what kind of camera shot the broll. Is there a wa
Re: 30p in a 24p timeline
by Kevin Gonzales 10 years ago
I gave it a shot but it still plays jumpy Kevin Gonzales www.12point.net
Pasting Attributes on multiclips
by Kevin Gonzales 10 years ago
I've edited a two camera shoot and CAM B needs color correction. Is there a faster way to apply the color correction other than going through the time line and highlighting every clip that says cam B
Re: Pasting Attributes on multiclips
by David Roth Weiss 10 years ago
Kevin Gonzales "n. Is there a faster way to apply the color correction other than going through the time line and highlighting every clip that says cam B and pasting the CC " With the timeline select
importing entire card as one clip
by Kevin Gonzales 10 years ago
Hi: I've to the HPX 170 and I am new to the P2 media management. Is there anyway to take all the clips from the Log and Transfer window and import them as one entire clip The reason why is I have shot
Re: importing entire card as one clip
by Noah Kadner 10 years ago
Or drop an entire card's shot onto one timeline and scrub through that... Noah Check out my new RED Blog. Unlock the secrets of the DVX100, HVX200 and Apple Color. Now featuring the Lens Adapter Guide
P2 Card Adapter for MacBook Pro
by Kevin Gonzales 10 years ago
Does any one of a good adapter so a P2 card can work on a MacBook Pro outside of the DuelAdapter system thanks
Re: P2 Card Adapter for MacBook Pro
by Tom Klein 10 years ago
Hi David, "Backing up" to me is no where near like the old days of dubbing a back up video tape for storage, P2 in my opinion has some way to go, but it has made advances, sure not as fast as we'd lik
Menu buttons for DVD studio pro
by Kevin Gonzales 11 years ago
Hi: I'm trying to create some custom buttons for DVD studio pro in photoshop. I understand you need to make them overlays but I don't know how to do this. Can anyone walk me through this. Or, are ther
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