Matthieu Foulet: Activity About Images
Matthieu Foulet

Member Since:
July 5th 2008
36 Posts
sourceRectAtTime() update when keyframing the text source ?
by Matthieu Foulet 6 months ago
Hi everyone, I am using the sourceRectAtTime() expression to create a box around a text layer like this : par=thisComp.layer("TEXT"); rect = par.sourceRectAtTime(time,false); padding=thisComp.layer("C
Re: sourceRectAtTime() update when keyframing the text source ?
by Matthieu Foulet 3 months ago
S re! i forgot to tell you that I am working with a French version of After Effects. You need to adapt the expression in English. To do that, you have to edit the expressions and change every time you
Render ends when I switch to another application
by Matthieu Foulet 3 years ago
Hi there, I have an unexpected issue when I launch a render in AE. The render stops (no crash, I here the little ending melody) whenever I launch it and switch to any other application (to keep on wor
Re: Render ends when I switch to another application
by Matthieu Foulet 3 years ago
Sure, but I can't find a good editing app for it ;) MacPro 8Core 2.8Ghz (Early2008) 16GB OWC RAM ATI Radeon HD5770 1Go OS X.9.2
multiple video player
by Matthieu Foulet 3 years ago
Hi everyone, I am regularly working on multiple screens movie diffusions and editing on various common softwares like FCP7, Premiere, After Effects, etc. I am desperately looking for a simple software
Final Cut Pro 7 keyboard shortcuts problem
by Ricardo Guerreiro 8 years ago
Hi, I'm running Final Cut Pro 7.0.1 on 10.6.2. I'm from Portugal and I'm using a Portuguese numeric Apple keyboard. This is the same configuration I used on FCP 6 which worked fine. Ever since I bough
Re: Final Cut Pro 7 keyboard shortcuts problem
by Matthieu Foulet 7 years ago
Hi everyone, it's getting weirder and weirder... I have followed David suggestion, the problem is resolved. After a bunch of tests, it appeared that the only requirement is to enable the U.S. language
Problem with comments on expressions
by Matthieu Foulet 7 years ago
Hi everyone, I am experiencing a little but quite annoying problem when adding comments on an expression in CS4. Whatever the type of comments I use (either ... or * ... * ), AE disables my expression
Re: Problem with comments on expressions
by Matthieu Foulet 7 years ago
Ok I dealed with two different syntax problems. first, if I just tested the comments with a simple line like test I was having an error until I just wrote any expression into the parameter. What broug
Programming Language
by Matthieu Foulet 8 years ago
Hi everyone, I have been asked to work within a research department which is planning to develop a 3rd Party Plugin for AE. But first thing I need to know is the programmation language that is used fo
Re: Programming Language
by Matthieu Foulet 8 years ago
Thank you, that is exactly what I was looking for. m MacPro 8Core 2.8Ghz (january2008) 12GB OWC RAM NVIDIA 8800GT 512Mb OS X.5.5 (upgrading to X.5.6 made firefox, mail and safari unstable)
Creating a Video Montage in AE CS3
by Michael Phelps 9 years ago
So I'm relatively new to AE, but I know my way around it decently. I'm trying to wrap my brain around the best way to create a video montage like scene where video "slides" fly through the scene, paus
Re: Creating a Video Montage in AE CS3
by Matthieu Foulet 9 years ago
I think you want to take a look at these Andrew Kramer's really great tutorials (as usual), which is just about what you are trying to do: http: www.videocopilot.net tutorials energetic_titles http: w
in AE: frame save as - problem
by Thea Birgit 9 years ago
hi in after effects i have 4 button layers ((+)but1 and so on) and one background layer the original comp size is: 720 x 576 I try to do this: composition - save frame - photoshop with layers when I e
Re: in AE: frame save as - problem
by Matthieu Foulet 9 years ago
hi, you have to make sure that the resolution in your Comp panel is set to Full, otherwise AE renders only 1 pixel out of 2 if it is set to Half, 1 out of 3 if set to third, etc.MacPro 8Core 2.8Ghz (j
Digital Juice Compositor's Toolkit - Removing BGs
by Dustin Alcock 9 years ago
Hi, I'm working with Digital Juice Compositor's Toolkit using the Destructive Elements section and can't figure out how to remove the black background to just leave the debris falling. In all their tu
Re: Digital Juice Compositor's Toolkit - Removing BGs
by Matthieu Foulet 9 years ago
When you are using DJ footage, you have to use their Juicer application in order to render out the files correctly. In the output settings of this app, you have 4 available options to render Alpha if
AVCHD log and transfer problem in FCP
by Matthew Romanis 9 years ago
I have been using the Panasonic AG HSC 1U AVCHD camcorder for location recce's for a while now, and using FCP to transcode the AVCHD to ProRes 422 for use in FCP to organise and show clips. I updated
Re: AVCHD log and transfer problem in FCP
by Matthieu Foulet 9 years ago
After a few nights googling, it appears that there is an issue between OS X Leopard 10.5.5 and Perian. I just had to uninstall Perian (from the pref panel) for everything to go back to normal. I since
media manager issue
by Matthieu Foulet 9 years ago
Hi everyone, I have an issue with media manager when trying to create subclips. I have one clip named "clip_1.mov" in my bin. I add some markers, then select the "create subclips" function. Now I have
Re: media manager issue
by Matthieu Foulet 9 years ago
Jerry Hofmann "DV Start Stop, the subclips contain a frame of overlap" true. Jerry Hofmann "move the markers so they don't overlap" I think I will try something like that or batch export pre-sync seq
Turning On Expressions
by Matthieu Foulet 9 years ago
Hello people, Do someone know a way to turn on all the expressions of a same layer (or even better, of a same comp) with just One single click or a mysteriously hidden shorcut thanks, m
Expression VS. Keyframes
by Matthieu Foulet 9 years ago
Hi everyone, simple question, Does converting expressions to keyframes improve the speed of a render m
Re: Expression VS. Keyframes
by Matthieu Foulet 9 years ago
Actually, I am working on a rather complex project, which includes hundreds of 3D layers, all moved by expressions to keep random motion, nested and collapsed comps, often duplicated, etc. I can't pre
reading expression text from a text layer
by Christian Labuska 9 years ago
Hi, i am looking for a way to read out a text layer (string information) and put it as an expression into another layer (position, ....). TEXT LAYER - "Expression TEXT" FOOTAGE LAYER - read out the ex
Re: reading expression text from a text layer
by Matthieu Foulet 9 years ago
Thank you dan ! And know, what if I wanted to use my text layer to animate more than 1 transformation property For exemple, is there a way to use some specific values of a text layer like these: x = 1
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