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Mark Allen

Production Company.
Member Since:
June 16th 2007
38 Posts
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Los Angeles
Expression to move objects away from a camera
by Mark Allen 4 years ago
I'm working on an animation with many objects "floating" in space and the camera needs to move to certain objects in this space. What I'd like to do is write an expression for all the layers that are
Re: Expression to move objects away from a camera
by Mark Allen 4 years ago
It does! Thanks a lot for the link, it's a great start. Mark Allen Allucinari www.markallen.net demo
Puppet tool: Mesh Generation Failed.
by Richard Herd 11 years ago
I'm not doing anything any differently. Open the comp, import a psd, clicked the pin, clicked the psd, and error: Mesh Generation Failed. Reinstalled AE 8.0. Same as before: Mesh Generation Failed. An
Re: Puppet tool: Mesh Generation Failed.
by amanda booth 8 years ago
I have had this happen and to fix it you need to increase the Triangle value and Expansion value in the Tools panel at the top of the screen and try again.
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Mark Allen liked this 6 years ago
Composition lenght question
by Philippe Lessard 9 years ago
Im searching for a way to change the lenght of the composition that im making by importing a psd as a composition.So in clear, i want to set the lenght of my composition before i import the psd to mak
Re: Composition lenght question
by Philippe Lessard 9 years ago
Yes i know, but when i import a huge psd with a ton of layer folders, as a composition, AE make a comp for each folder, so 1 psd = 55 compositions, and i dont want to change the lenght of the 55 comps
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Mark Allen liked this 7 years ago
renders coming out tinted blue (CS4)
by chris forrester 9 years ago
been meaning to drop a post here sometime about this. It seems to happen very rarely and I have yet to work out exactly why or what stops it from continuing. My only observation so far is it happens o
Re: renders coming out tinted blue (CS4)
by Mark Allen 7 years ago
Wow, I wish I'd known about this - I just had a huge urgent render turn out all purple blue tinted. I guess I should have checked the files, but didn't even think it was a possibility this could happe
How do I set the white balance?
by Mark Dobson 8 years ago
Has any one worked out how to set set reset the white balance when colour correcting I can't seem to find an eyedropper tool and there is no mention in the FCP X help. Is this all done automatically (
Re: How do I set the white balance?
by Michael Harwood 8 years ago
Sorry for the lateness of this post - life intervened. ;) The process I have been using to make Motion 5 filters available in FCPX is as follows: 1. Open Motion 5 2. Select "FInal CUt Effect" from the
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Mark Allen liked this 8 years ago
FCPX - All keywords / Compound clips - gone!
by Mark Allen 8 years ago
In order to really test FCPX I decided to edit an actual commercial project. Otherwise, it's hard to know how it performs. After 2 days of work, I have hit a huge problem I'm hoping someone can help m
Re: FCPX - All keywords / Compound clips - gone!
by Mark Allen 8 years ago
So I took a break from this while waiting for some responses and edited another project due Wednesday in FCP7. Finished it, decided I'd take one last look at the FCPX project file. Opened up FCPX and
Vue vs. Terragen 2 : Clouds
by Mark Allen 9 years ago
Simple question for anyone who has already played with the clouds in both. I need to create a bunch of sunsets and time lapse clouds - too long for stock footage. Can someone compare the cloudscapes b
Making Flash act like a DVD
by Mark Allen 10 years ago
After tutorials and web searches and manual reads, I still can't figure out how to do what I thought would be a simple task; This is what I'm trying to do and my problem: I am trying to make an online
Re: Making Flash act like a DVD (AS3 response)
by demetri tashie 10 years ago
hi mark - i posted a long explanation, and the code to make it all work, her: ww.demetri-media.com FlashTalker VideoEvent.html i trust you can work it out from that. if you still have any questions- f
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Mark Allen liked this 10 years ago
Expression to maintain scale when moving is z space
by Mark Allen 10 years ago
I have seen an expression or script which does this and I'm wondering if anyone can link me as I've searched all over and can't seem to find it again (now that i need it). This expression or script al
Re: Expression to maintain scale when moving is z space
by Todd Kopriva 10 years ago
There's a link to such a script by Paul Tuersley in the "Importing 3D images from Photoshop Extended and Illustrator" section of After Effects Help. ---------------------------------------------------
Media Manager Won't Delete Unused Media
by Monica Nolan 10 years ago
I've searched CC and found a lot of people running into this problem, no clear solution. I'm using FCP 6.0.5 on a mac pro. I'm trying to archive a project just for my own reference. I want to save onl
Re: Media Manager Won't Delete Unused Media
by Mark Allen 10 years ago
You just saved me a huge headache - or I should say shortened one, thanks for the tip.
Camera Swap Script Trouble
by Mark Allen 10 years ago
{ create undo group app.beginUndoGroup("Swap Camera Position"); select the active item in the project window alert("Make sure you have a comp selected and it is has a camera called Camera 1"); variabl
Re: Camera Swap Script Trouble
by Mark Allen 10 years ago
Thanks, Dan. I will look through this to learn a bit. Seemed like a good script to learn from while being sort of useful (unless you count the time it took me trying to figure out how to write it. :)
Random cuts to keyframes
by Göran Thorén 11 years ago
Hi. I m looking for a way to first generate keyframes from audio and then have stills randomly cut to the music. Is there an expression that will work Thank s
Re: Random cuts to keyframes
by Mark Allen 11 years ago
I'm not a scripting guru - but I think basically what you're asking is how to script this: in your main comp you have an audio file and a sub comp in the sub comp you have a bunch of stills - one each
flash like rollover animation trigger
by Mark Allen 11 years ago
I saw this thread http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 227 8979 but it didn't quite answer my question entirely, so I'm starting a new one... I want to create an animation which is mimicking a user i
Re: flash like rollover animation trigger
by Mark Allen 11 years ago
So... boy, I'm sorry I'm not sounding smart here... but if layer "Button" has the expression... and at 1 secon, layer "graphic" moves into the x,y space of layer "button," I want layer button to start
Change frame rate on a QT movie without re-encoding?
by Mark Boszko 13 years ago
I was converting a QuickTime movie from 23.98fps to 29.97fps in Shake (adding pulldown), and somehow it still came out at 24fps. So, the upshot is, it added the pulldown with the interlacing and the e
Re: Change frame rate on a QT movie without re-encoding?
by Michael Mench 13 years ago
You'll need to use Cinema Tools -- Open Cinema Tools... hit cancel for the Database box and then File - Open Clip... then hit CONFORM... Change frame rate to 30. That will set the correct number of fr
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Mark Allen liked this 13 years ago
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