Undulating 3D grid by Rafael Cruz 11 years ago On Dan Ebbert's site there is a great expression for an undulating grid that recreates ocean-like movement. Now, I know the code doesn't really allow for 3D (just a 3D illusion), but I attempted to tr
Re: Undulating 3D grid by Michael Sigmon 6 years ago Taking Ebberts' noise() article one step further, turn his expression into a function, place in an external text file, then have each of the elements in your undulating grid comp call that function wh
ProAnimator Roll Z bounce Back by Scott Huntley 10 years ago I know that this is probably something very simple but I am somehow missing it. Whenever I use the Roll Z action on a transition it stops somewhere near the end and goes back the other direction. What
Re: ProAnimator Roll Z bounce Back by Michael Sigmon 9 years ago OK I just figured out (I think) the answer to my problem. In order to make a sphere rotate in place... you don't do "Pose Action:Spin Y" (for example) on the transition, with two poses bookending it.
client is a pain by johnsabbath d'urzo 10 years ago I have a client that always comes in 1 week before any personal stuff that i have to attend to in my life. they dont have much money to spend, but they are a huge company. i am going to teachers colle
Re: client is a pain by Michael Sigmon 10 years ago I'll also add that being too eager to say 'yes' is a fatal trap which will bite you in the arse over and over and make you very bitter and angry over time.
the dream client by grinner hester 10 years ago We've all vented here about clients in some way or another. In all fairness, I'd like to compliment my new favorite client. Dude came to me a month ago. He was talking about his theory of how the pyra
Re: the dream client by Michael Sigmon 10 years ago Good clients really do exist in this business - people who understand there is such a thing as 'value' that goes beyond the bottom line. Too bad about the other 5 (6 7 8 9 ) out of 10 who only care ab
Renting out my equipment on zilok.com by Patrick Simpson 10 years ago I'm kicking around the idea of buying an HD DSLR and renting it out when I'm not using it. It seems silly to set up a legit rental company just to rent a single piece of equipment. I ran across the we
Optimizing FCP + XDCAM workflow by Michael Sigmon 10 years ago I'm in the fortunate position of having to edit a LOT of programs shot in XDCAM and I'm working on reducing eliminating the bottlenecks which slow everything down. Hoping the experts here can help me
XDCAM for Dummies by David Dean 10 years ago Hi, everyone... forgive me if this was covered in the 4700 other XDCAM posts. I'm working on my first XDCAM to FCP project, and I have one Basic Question (so far). I've been given a 2TB hard drive whi
Re: XDCAM for Dummies by Michael Sigmon 10 years ago I don't think you understood what the OP was writing. He has a BPAV folder(s) with the .mp4 clips copied from elsewhere. He ran them through the XDCAM importer in FCP. This stitches all the (related)