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Michael Goldberg

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x particles follow spline with collisions
by Michael Goldberg 3 months ago
Hi All, I'm somewhat new to using X-Particles, and ran into this situation. I have particles following a spline (RBCs in a blood vessel), and when I use collisions to keep the particles from colliding
Re: x particles follow spline with collisions
by Michael Goldberg 3 months ago
I never quite get the right look that way. I'll keep playing around, see what I can come up with. Mike
C4d solid is missing in After effects
by Jefri Jafari 10 months ago
Hello dears; I use external compositing tag for an object in C4d and check the solid box so i can have that solid in after effects BUT after i finish rendering and go to after effects i have everythin
Re: C4d solid is missing in After effects
by Michael Goldberg 10 months ago
Hi, One other thing that I notice is if the object with the external compositing tag is turned off when you save the .aec file, it doesn't export. Check that, it gets me all the time. Mike
Textures not appearing correctly in Cinema 4D
by Elliot Ritchey 10 months ago
Please note that I'm not very experienced in Cinema 4D so my understanding of it is pretty basic. On that note, this is also my first time actually posting on creative cow so bear with me. So I downlo
Re: Textures not appearing correctly in Cinema 4D
by Michael Goldberg 10 months ago
Hi, I would guess the texture mapping method is something other than UVW. I'm also assuming the model you bought has been UV mapped. If it hasn't, you would have to do that on your own. Doubtful thoug
Sketch up model coming in with way too many polys
by Michael Goldberg 1 year ago
Hi, We're currently trying to bring a sketch up model into C4D (V19). We had no luck importing directly, so we're using sketch up to export either an FBX, or Collada model. We can get the model into C
Re: Sketch up model coming in with way too many polys
by Steve Bentley 1 year ago
Sketchup makes models that are "water tight". In other words solids. C4D can do that too but it's more of a surface modeller. Its probably that C4D is interpreting the inner sides of walls and wall en
Team Render and Fonts
by Michael Goldberg 1 year ago
Hi, I just updated my system to Windows 10 and C4D V19. I noticed something that I either have been very lucky over the last while, or somethings weird. When using net render, or rendering on a networ
Re: Team Render and Fonts
by Michael Goldberg 1 year ago
Yes, saw that about the spline shader. It's strange, because I have many more fonts on my home system than the render server, and this is the first time running into this. That issue aside, I will say
Cinema 4D Rendering from 00.00 to 00.00
by Georgia Hicks 1 year ago
Hi, I'm brand new to CD4, so this may be a very basic question for some of you. I'm trying to render a 400F animation however when the baked mp4 is delivered it has rendered from 00.00-00.00. I have a
Re: Cinema 4D Rendering from 00.00 to 00.00
by Michael Goldberg 1 year ago
Hi, It sounds like you're render settings output may be set to just 1 frame. Just change that to all frames. Go to Render, edit render settings, and change the frame range there. Mike
mograph cache Bake to File
by Michael Goldberg 1 year ago
Hi, Has anyone used the Bake to File function within the mograph cache tag I've for the most part been using just the cache tag with internal cache. My files have become huge and working with them is
Re: mograph cache Bake to File
by Brian Jones 1 year ago
I haven't used it much but I've tested and it does work here. Writes one .mog cache file for every frame to the chosen destination.
VR Video export flat
by Michael Goldberg 3 years ago
Hi, I have a timeline of equirectangular video cut together. The new controls to view the timeline are excellent. Here's the question though...... I want to export the video flat so someone can view i
Re: VR Video export flat
by Michael Goldberg 3 years ago
Thanks Peter, Yep, that's kind of what I ended up doing. Mike
Premiere Pro CC2015.3 and .4 Memory leak
by Michael Goldberg 3 years ago
Hi, Has anyone upgraded to Premiere Pro cc2015.3 and .4 I upgraded about a week or 2 ago, and have since noticed a severe memory leak on all my projects. Basically I open the project (in some cases wi
Re: Premiere Pro CC2015.3 and .4 Memory leak
by Michael Goldberg 3 years ago
Interesting update, so the projects I've been editing have been with original camera footage that is .MTS It seems for some reason when loading RAM takes a spike (this part makes sense), but when even
advertising with the cow
by Michael Goldberg 3 years ago
Hi Guys, I've tried unsuccesfully to contact the cow about costs of advertising. I was hoping someone could get me the correct email to get info about that. I can be contacted at: Michael Goldberg Mic
Re: advertising with the cow
by Ronald Lindeboom 3 years ago
Hello Michael, You caught us in the midst of major upheaval here at Creative COW: Kathlyn and I just moved to Arizona from Alabama in the last three weeks and it's been nuts, and Tim Wilson had a deat
automating download info, using Adobe Muse and Paypal
by Michael Goldberg 3 years ago
Hello, I'm currently building a website that sells digital products. All of the shopping cart solutions seem to be fairly pricey, and I don't think I need that. Right now I'm set up with just a paypal
Re: automating download info, using Adobe Muse and Paypal
by Jesse Watson 3 years ago
I've used WooCommerce to build a shopping cart system. It's free to start if you keep it bare bones, but as you grow and want to add features, you will have to add plug-ins that add up. It's not a bad
Opacity Keyframe?
by account_closed_no_realname_used 13 years ago
hi all, is there something similiar to the opacity keyframe in After Effects basically fading an object on and off often i use the "visible in editor visible in render" keys, but that doesn't always w
Re: Opacity Keyframe?
by Adam Trachtenberg 11 years ago
I hope Dante hasn't been waiting two years for that answer. :)
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Michael Goldberg liked this 4 years ago
Re_encoding a list of encodes
by Michael Goldberg 4 years ago
Hi, I am using adobe premiere to create a bunch of clips. I have several timelines, and then each edited clip will become a new clip in my finals folder. I export the work area for each clip to media
Field Artifacts
by Michael Goldberg 4 years ago
Hi, I have been getting some noticeable field artifacts when exporting out of adobe premiere CC. I have some footage shot at 1080i, and I'm simply editing shots down to smaller shots and exporting to
Re: Field Artifacts
by Michael Goldberg 4 years ago
Happy New Year, I just wanted to update this for anyone interested. I think it was an H264 issue I was seeing. Since the original footage was .MTS, I decided to try to output to the same format (or at
Photo JPG Quicktime Greyscale coming in green in Adobe CC2015
by Michael Goldberg 4 years ago
Hi, I've been doing projects with files from C4D and depth maps to do DOF in post. My DM is rendered out from C4D, as a Quicktime with Photo JPG codec set to greyscale. I've been using these files fin
Re: Photo JPG Quicktime Greyscale coming in green in Adobe CC2015
by Michael Goldberg 4 years ago
Thanks Todd, I just loaded the update, and same problem exists. I guess I could just convert the files to a different format, Just trying to avoid all the extra work. Mike
3D Output directly to alienware 3D monitor
by Michael Goldberg 5 years ago
Hi, I have an alienware Monitor, with Nvidia 3D Vision Glasses to view stereo output. It all works great, but I find I have to render stuff out of After Effects or Premiere, and then play it in Nvidia
distribute keyframes evenly over time
by Michael Goldberg 6 years ago
Hi, I like to break out text elements using the range selector, so I have control of individual letters more so than using animators. Essentially I end up with say 20 sets of keyframes all in 1 layer
Re: distribute keyframes evenly over time
by Dan Ebberts 6 years ago
You could do it with a script (I'm not aware of an existing one). The trick is that you can't move keyframes, you have create a new one and delete the old one. The complexity depends on the nature of
on set GS Preview
by Michael Goldberg 6 years ago
Hi, Im looking to try the lens feed plug in for live keys on set. I need to get from our sony f800 into my dell laptop. I only Have a mini firewire port. Any suggestions on making this work I know the
Re: on set GS Preview
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 6 years ago
I suggest renting an external keyer that can provide a decent key over the digital background or footage. Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
Stereo import from C4D only importing 1 camera
by Michael Goldberg 7 years ago
Hi, I reloaded my system due to a crash last week, and have what seems to be a big problem, but probably a simple solution. I've been exporting scenes from C4D (v13) to AE CS5. Prior to the reload, my
Re: Stereo import from C4D only importing 1 camera
by Michael Goldberg 7 years ago
Hi, It's the same plug in for AE CS3-CS5.5. I'm going to update to AE 5.5 and see if that solves the problem. Mike
Combining Trapcode Particles with 3D rendered scene
by Michael Goldberg 7 years ago
Hi, I have an interesting dilema. I have a scene rendered in 3D of a camera travelling through a field of objects (approx 10 objects). I can render out each object as a separate render and bring that
Re: Combining Trapcode Particles with 3D rendered scene
by Michael Goldberg 7 years ago
Excellent Suggestion, Thanks.
Linking tracks to an object rather than the camera
by Michael Goldberg 7 years ago
Hi, This has happened a few times, and I can't find a way to change it, I'm hoping this is pretty easy. I've created a moving object, but when I started tracking it must have switched back to the came
PDWF800 shooting at 30p
by Michael Goldberg 7 years ago
Hi, I'm doing some post for an external company, and they are using the Sony PDWF800 XD Cam. I've asked that we shoot at 30P, it was my understanding that this camera can shoot 30p I've been told by s
Re: PDWF800 shooting at 30p
by Michael Goldberg 7 years ago
Thanks.
.PSB Format Import into AE
by Michael Goldberg 7 years ago
Hi All, I'm trying to import a .PSB into After Effects, and it gives me the error: "Unsupported file type or extension" I thought I have done this in the past, but I can be wrong. Is there a way to im
Re: .PSB Format Import into AE
by Michael Goldberg 7 years ago
No, can't flatten it, each layer is animated on it's own. I could break it up into 2 smaller files and save each as a .PSD, I was just hoping to avoid the confusion since it's being sent out of house.
mpeg4 ts
by Michael Goldberg 7 years ago
Hello, I have a client asking for numerous file formats from and HD Master. The one that is throwing me off is: MPEG4 TS. There is a request for MPEG4 HD, and MPEG4 TS HD. I don't seem to have any are
Re: mpeg4 ts
by Allan Hughes 7 years ago
I've used the 'Streaming Exporting Wizard'in VLC to make transport streams from my mp4 videos. The difference is in the container. It enables some hardware devices to playback the video more efficient
Stereoscopic footage mixed with stereoscopic graphics
by Michael Goldberg 9 years ago
Hi, Were trying to use sterescopic footage layered with multiple layers of graphics, but how do we place the S3D footage. All of the graphic layers are dispersed in 3D space, but the shot footage need
Re: Stereoscopic footage mixed with stereoscopic graphics
by Walter Soyka 9 years ago
I think the general principal will be the same as 2D: solve for the camera, roto elements as necessary, and composite graphics with a matching virtual camera setup. Getting your virtual camera rig as
Monitoring Stereoscopic Output from AE
by Michael Goldberg 9 years ago
Hi All, I've found lots of information about Stereoscopic Workflow, including Dave Helmly's excellent tutorials. In Dave's tutorials, he mentions the workflow for Monitoring output from Adobe Premiere
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Dario Antepara liked this 9 years ago
exporting Blackmagic files from PP CS4
by Michael Goldberg 10 years ago
Hi, We are now using CS4 Full time, and there are still some issues. The biggest one is that there seems to be no way to export a BM AVI from the Premiere Pro timeline. When we hit export media, it op
Re: xporting Blackmagic files from PP CS4
by Michael Goldberg 10 years ago
Hi, I do get the Blackmagic AVI when I export. When I select that, the media encoder is launched, but there is nothing added to the queue.
matte keys
by Michael Goldberg 10 years ago
Hi, I'm using premiere CS3, and the latest version of the decklink software with my multibridge. I'm rendering out a bunch of transitions in a timeline using matte keys. I have layer 1 outgoing video,
instances or reference objects
by Michael Goldberg 10 years ago
Hi, Is there a way to use an "instance" or "ref" object in Photoshop (i have CS4). I have a bunch of panels across a wall. I probably have about 30 objects. I'm using groups and copying and moving the
upgrade 2.03-2.06
by Michael Goldberg 11 years ago
HI, I can't remember, when upgrading do I need to uninstall first, or can I just run the installer I'm upgrading from 2.03-2.06 Mike
Re: upgrade 2.03-2.06
by todd prives 11 years ago
You just need to run the installer and it will update the software from 2.03 to the latest version of 2. You should probably upgrade to the latest version of V2, which is 2.081 for PC and 2.08 for Mac
4 channels audio
by Michael Goldberg 11 years ago
Hi Does anyone capture 4 channels of audio with the multibridge and Premiere PRO CS3 We capture via SDI, and generally only capture 2 channels of audio. In the past when we've gotten a split track mas
Re: 4 channels audio
by Michael Goldberg 11 years ago
Are you working SDI We bring everything in SDI. Can you elaborate on your workflow Are you changing settings in the Blackmagic control panel Are you changing settings in the Premiere project I'm not s
Multibridge Monitor preview freezing
by Michael Goldberg 12 years ago
Hi, This is a tough one, but I'm gonna throw it out there anyway. I have a new system, and I'm using a multibride with AE CS3. When I ram preview, the preview going to the output monitor is freezing f
snow globe particles
by Michael Goldberg 12 years ago
Hi, We are creating a snow globe, and have tried various methods to make the particles in the globe. None of the particle systems we tried really give us the magical look of inside of a snow globe. We
Re: snow globe particles
by Michael Goldberg 12 years ago
Thanks Guys, I'll give that a try Mike
snow globe
by Michael Goldberg 12 years ago
Hi, I'm creating particles for a snow globe, and thought Particular would be great. I don't see anyway to create an object or shape to deflect (glass in the globe) the particles. Is there any tricks t
highlight layer crossing multiple buttons
by Michael Goldberg 12 years ago
Hi, I have a menu with 5 buttons along the left, and 5 buttons along the right. In the middle of the screen is a circle. I have lines moving from the circle up to each button which act as highlights.
Multiple copies of creative Suite
by Michael Goldberg 12 years ago
Hi, We've upgraded to CS3, and are about to load the Blackmagic drivers. I thought I'd check in here for any info on installing the drivers and keeping both versions of the creative suite active Mike
Particles traveling along a path in z space
by Michael Goldberg 12 years ago
Hi, I have my particles(via expression)parented to a position path in 3D space. So, what I want is the emitter to start in front of my host, travel along them, and then curl around and go behind. I've
Quicktime compressed files playing out of sync
by Michael Goldberg 12 years ago
Hi, I've compressed files with cleaner xl to quicktimes. (I'm using Cleaner over Squeeze because i get an error - "There was a compression error while compressing the file." Error 0x003001e - every ti
Re: Quicktime compressed files playing out of sync
by Michael Goldberg 12 years ago
My original file was an AVI rendered with the blackmagic codec. As far as Quicktime settings in cleaner, I've use about 10 different settings. I've also gotten Squeeze to work with the same results. H
H264 in Cleaner and Premiere
by Michael Goldberg 13 years ago
Hi, Im trying to settle on the best compression for the web, and it seems Quicktime H264 is giving me the best results. When I try to encode to H264 in Cleaner XL, It starts and then gives this error
Re: H264 in Cleaner and Premiere
by Richard Sanchez 12 years ago
This is a bug with Cleaner XL, and you can output in H.264 as long as you do single pass. That's a bummer, since Multi pass will give you smaller file sizes. What I do in this case is output as a quic
Swapping between AE and Premiere
by Michael Goldberg 13 years ago
Hi, We have several Decklink cards (Extreme, and Multibridge). We often have both AE and Premiere open at the same time. Usually when we minimize 1, the other can use the decklink to output to the NTS
Re: Swapping between AE and Premiere
by Dean DeCarlo 13 years ago
I would vote for a manual switcher app. That's the way VT (Video Toaster) works and it was never a problem. My main issue is that Combustion won't automatically release the Decklink when minimized bu
Real time, and multi layer functionality in the works
by Michael Goldberg 13 years ago
Hi, I use my workstation primarily as a compositing system, but I'm thinking of doing a lot more editing when I upgrade. I currently have a decklink extreme pro, and have used the multibridge extreme
Re: Real time, and multi layer functionality in the works
by David Roth Weiss 13 years ago
Mike, Decklink cards are capture cards, not hardware accelerator cards. The Avid and Matrox systems with all the realtime layesr and such are built around hardware accelerators, they are much more exp
Copying Effects in Multitrack View
by Michael Goldberg 13 years ago
Hi, I've set up a bunch of effects on a track. Is there an easy way to copy the effects and EQ (it's a voice track with compression, EQ, and notch filter) to another track, so I can apply the same eff
Re: Copying Effects in Multitrack View
by Michael Goldberg 13 years ago
thx.
Overlapping Paricle Layers
by Michael Goldberg 13 years ago
Hi, This may sound crazy, but, is it possible to stop particles from overlapping in particular I am using still shots of a person as a particle, and I want a whole bunch distributed, but I'm trying to
Re: Overlapping Paricle Layers
by Michael Goldberg 13 years ago
thx....it was a long shot Mike
soft Video in Program monitor
by Michael Goldberg 13 years ago
Hi all, I have a weird issue. I have a decklink timeline, with a completed video. The video looks great on my NTSC monitor, and when it goes out to tape (basically everything playing through the card)
Re: soft Video in Program monitor
by Michael Goldberg 13 years ago
Yes, you are correct, I am starting with uncompressed media. I am in a Decklink standard 4x3 10 bit project. I understand that my image when compressed to MPEG2 via media encoder will not look as good
Encoding in Premiere for DVD Output using encore
by Michael Goldberg 13 years ago
Hi All, I posted this question in the premiere forum as well, but didn't get any answers, I hope someone here might have some thoughts on this - I've been going through a series of tests to determine
Re: Encoding in Premiere for DVD Output using encore
by Michael Goldberg 13 years ago
Hi, Here are the encoder Setting that I used for DVD Output Format : MPEG2-DVD Range: Work Area Preset: NTSC DV 4:3 High Quality 7mb CBR 1 pass Video Quality: High 5.0 TV Standard: NTSC Frame Rate 29.
Red Flash Frame
by Michael Goldberg 13 years ago
Hi, I've got a file encoded in premiere(2.0) when I bring it into encore, I get a red flash frame at consistent point in the timeline. I looked in the premiere timeline there is nothing there, and I c
Re: Red Flash Frame
by Michael Goldberg 13 years ago
Thanks Jeff, I'll check that. Interestengly, just to get it out, I changed the N Frames (I think it was that 1) from 3 to 2, reencoded in Premiere, and it was gone. Mike
stream overlap error HELP Anyone
by Michael Goldberg 13 years ago
Hi All, I've spent the last 7 hours rebuilding an older DVD from a few years ago. Everything seems to be working properly, except the build process. When I go to Build the DVD to disc (or to a folder)
Re: stream overlap error HELP Anyone
by Michael Goldberg 13 years ago
Thanks. I don't have procoder, I do all of my encoding in either premiere or encore. The original files were transcoded in encore 1, and some of the new files have been encoded in premiere 2.0. Any ot
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