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Kevin Thorne

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May 19th 2009
30 Posts
best way to save text pages to read on tv
by Kevin Thorne 9 years ago
I have to make up a DVD that has a section containing pages from a book. The text on the pages needs to be readable. I'm using DVD Studio Pro but I can't get the text to be sharp, it always looks fuzz
240fps
by Kevin Thorne 9 years ago
I need to be able to save clips that I am creating in LiveType & Motion at 240fps (I know it's high, but that's what the signs I'm developing for require). I seem to be unable to do this - can you sug
Re: easier way?
by Kevin Thorne 9 years ago
I don't understand it either, but I've managed to get a 240fps conversion, and the client says it works perfectly. thanks everyone for your help in this.
easier way?
by Kevin Thorne 10 years ago
I've got some footage of a city flyover where the camera is moving fast toward a city, and then flies through the buildings. I have to make it look like the city's on fire with explosions everywhere.
Re: easier way?
by Kevin Thorne 10 years ago
thanks, unfortunately, the flythrough is stock footage, and flat, so I can't adjust anything on it. I'm looking through the motion tracking instructions now...finger's crossed!
exporting video to 24bit uncompressed avi
by Kevin Thorne 10 years ago
A client of ours has an unusual video requirement -- to enable playing on a digital display, they need me to supply them with 24 bit uncompressed avi files. I can save MOV files as uncompressed AVI vi
Re: exporting video to 24bit uncompressed avi
by Kevin Thorne 10 years ago
that worked!!! PHEW! Thanks so much!
Who wants an iPad?
by David Roth Weiss 10 years ago

+1
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Re: Who wants an iPad?
by Kevin Thorne 10 years ago
sigh...I hate to say this, being a staunch mac lover and owner of 6 macs I use for my work and play....but I don't see any point in this. It's too big to chuck into your pocket like my itouch. It does
replicating cows
by Kevin Thorne 10 years ago
I have to make a scene with a small herd of cows look like a large herd -- can anyone suggest the best way to do this in Motion (or anything else, I can get plugins or even another program if necessar
Re: replicating cows
by zak peric 10 years ago
Yeas follow Stephens advice. Also see one of the Mark Spencer Podcast under Mac Break Studio where he explore this technique using replicators. I also have a video tutorial covering basics of Replicat
I need an effect that "looks" like sound waves being thrown
by Kevin Thorne 10 years ago
I need an effect for Apple Motion that looks like soundwaves are being thrown by someone -- a distort effect, looking like ripples, but that can be made to lok like they're being thrown at someone --
Re: I need an effect that "looks" like sound waves being thrown
by Kevin Thorne 10 years ago
that did the trick -- looks amazing! Thanks....
Creating a credit roll graphic
by Steven Gladstone 10 years ago
I created a credit roll graphic in photoshop that was 720 by 1650 (It had text and some logos.) saved it as a .tga I then imported into a Motion project which was set for 720 by 480. I had to stretch
Re: Creating a credit roll graphic
by Kevin Thorne 10 years ago
I'm getting imported mov files coming in at the right height, but not the right width too -- I am having to expand them manually which is a pain and might mean problems later when I try to reimport th
easiest way to add a glow to a moving object in Apple Motion
by Kevin Thorne 10 years ago
I am using Motion 3.0.2 and need to add a subtle glow to a moving person in several scenes - the only way I have figured it out so far is to cut out the person and move him up to the top layer, then p
Re: easiest way to add a glow to a moving object in Apple Motion
by Arnie Schlissel 10 years ago
Kevin Thorne "If I could create a path around the person and animate that with them, and somehow add a glow to the outside of that path, that might work....is this possible " That's certainly possibl
3-d model creation and import
by Kevin Thorne 10 years ago
Please can someone suggest a program that I can import a mov file and overlay a 3-d model I need to produce an effect of a ghost dog running through a room, but need to control its motion somewhat --
Re: 3-d model creation and import
by david bogie 10 years ago
Are you creating the dog or the room in 3D Both Blender comes to mind, free, open source, with a h-u-g-e base of committed and creative and helpful users and developers as well as many books on the sh
Scrolling Titles in Motion 3
by neuro54 12 years ago
hi, i am doing titles for a movie right now. classic scrolling titles from the bottom to the top, the whole cast and so on. i want to use the font century gothic, bold, size 17. white (95%white) on bl
Re: Scrolling Titles in Motion 3
by Kevin Thorne 10 years ago
I use illustrator to create the scroller, save text as paths then bring it into flash and export as quicktime -- that's the only way I've managed to get it right. I export to QT as an uncompressed fil
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