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Mike Tosetto

Motion Designer based in Sydney, Australia, specialising in 2D and 3D motion graphics.
Member Since:
July 9th 2011
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Trying to recreate an open shutter effect for a motion trail
by Mike Tosetto 5 years ago
Hi guys A friend of mine shot some tests leaving the shutter open to capture a motion trail. I've included the image with this post. I'm just wondering how you might go about recreating this in After
Re: Trying to recreate an open shutter effect for a motion trail
by Mike Tosetto 5 years ago
Thanks Dave. A friend had suggested that effect too. I layered it up with some TC shine and particles. Worked a treat. Thanks Mike miketosetto dot com
RED footage in 25fps is in slow motion
by Mike Tosetto 5 years ago
Hi guys I've received a bunch of RED footage (.r3d files) and it's all slow motion when I play it back in Premiere Pro, the Red Player and the RedCine-X Player. But the frame rate on the footage is 25
Re: RED footage in 25fps is in slow motion
by Mike Tosetto 5 years ago
Thanks for responding so quickly. Much appreciated. miketosetto dot com
Shape layer repeater delay expression
by Mike Tosetto 8 years ago
Hi guys I'm completely blown away by JR Canest's 'Waiting for Superman' animation which I'm sure you've all seen. I love the repeater kind of shapes he uses and a perfect example is right at the start
Re: Shape layer repeater delay expression
by Mike Tosetto 6 years ago
Heya, yeah I think I was just overthinking it. What I do these days is either create a layer with a bunch of animation. Or if it's more complex, I create a pre-comp with a bunch of layers with a bunch
Expression driven shape layers
by Mike Tosetto 6 years ago
I'm wondering if anyone is able to provide an expression based solution for something I've set up manually in After Effects using keyframes. I thought it was easiest if I made the result I'm hoping to
Re: Expression driven shape layers
by Declan Zimmermann 6 years ago
Hi Mike, It would take some doing to link all the bricks but it is perfectly possible. In a simplified example with Brick1 and Brick2, you will need to first set Brick2's X position by the sum of half
Offset nulls to play at different times
by Mike Tosetto 6 years ago
Hi guys I can't believe I'm stumped on this. I have a null which holds a bunch of mograph objects that animate how I want them to. I've duped that null 2 times so I have three nulls holding the same a
Re: Offset nulls to play at different times
by Mike Tosetto 6 years ago
Thanks Adam. Ending up solving this using Legacy XRefs and offsetting the animation. Did the trick. miketosetto dot com
Hoping to reduce jittery text rendered from AE
by Mike Tosetto 6 years ago
Hey guys I'm working on quite a simple video with lots of vertical lines moving horizontally across the screen revealing text. I'm finding that I'm getting quite a bit of jitter flicker, especially on
Re: Hoping to reduce jittery text rendered from AE
by Nathan Howe 6 years ago
Rather than adapting to multiples of frame rate, as animated motion is sometimes an arbitrary numerical value, I'll almost always use some type of motion blur, but it depends on the project. I have do
Mask all layers except the bottom layer
by Mike Tosetto 6 years ago
Hey guys I'm not sure why I'm having so much trouble with this, but I am so I thought I'd throw it out to you guys. I want a layer of text at the bottom of a composition, then I want to wipe that text
Re: Mask all layers except the bottom layer
by William Scholik 6 years ago
What Joey recommended is very cool, I've never played around with that before. You learn something new everyday. The only trouble I see with that is that the text will always be visible. The question
Problem With Bend Deformers For Rig Of Leather Book Cover
by Mike Tosetto 7 years ago
Hi A friend helped me rig this leather book cover using bend deformers. I'm stoked with the rig as it does exactly what I need it to do. Although I'm having some deformation problems that I just can't
Re: Problem With Bend Deformers For Rig Of Leather Book Cover
by Mike Tosetto 7 years ago
Hi Adam, thanks for getting back to me. What's really strange is that it doesn't happen on the other side. What's even stranger is that if I put 'Front_Cover_Bend' on top of 'Back_Cover_Bend', then th
Make text like jelly
by Mike Tosetto 7 years ago
Hi guys Hoping someone can help me with an elegant solution to what I'm trying to do. I'd rather use AE for this as it's a 2D animation I'm working on but I use C4D as well. I'm just looking for optio
Re: Make text like jelly
by Vishesh Arora 7 years ago
Mike You can use " Bulge Effect " to make Jelly Like effect. Its in Distort Bulge. Here is something that I have Done with this: 4758_jellytextcsfolder.zip Vishesh Arora VFX and Motion Graphics Artist
Move an object along the x axis over a designated number of frames
by Mike Tosetto 8 years ago
Hi there. I'm a bit stuck with the solution for this. I have a number of objects on a grid and want to move them tighter together as I pull the camera back. I'm hoping some kind of expression might do
Re: Move an object along the x axis over a designated number of frames
by Mike Tosetto 8 years ago
Ah yes of course, shouldn't have missed that. Thanks again Dan. It works a treat miketosetto dot com bestiacollective dot com
Shaky text in AE when moving text slowly across screen
by Mike Tosetto 8 years ago
Hi guys I know there's been lots of posts about similar problems in the past but what I'm up against is shaky text that's moving slowly across the screen. I'm working in After Effects to a comp size o
Re: Shaky text in AE when moving text slowly across screen
by Todd Kopriva 8 years ago
Here's an FAQ entry that should help: http: forums.adobe.com message 3806462 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Todd Kopriva, Ado
Slow something down using expressions
by Mike Tosetto 8 years ago
Hi guys I'm trying to slow something down with expressions. What I have is a bunch of letters rotating in a circle from the same anchor point. I tried using time*100 on the rotation parameter and then
Re: Slow something down using expressions
by Mike Tosetto 8 years ago
Absolutely awesome!!! That worked a treat. Yet to test how it goes on 50 letters flying around the place but so far that's a great solution. Thanks again Dan Mike miketosetto dot com bestiacollective
Why does my ProRes footage look jagged in Premiere Pro but fine when exported as ProRes
by Mike Tosetto 8 years ago
Hi guys I'm using Premiere Pro CS5. I have some ProRes 422HQ footage which looks awesome in QT Pro. When I import this footage into Premiere I make a new sequence from the footage and it creates me a
Re: Why does my ProRes footage look jagged in Premiere Pro but fine when exported as ProRes
by Mike Tosetto 8 years ago
Yes I have, it's fine on export. I've actually tried it on 'fit' and 100% and it's really jagged. I often have my creative directors working with me and I just like to have things looking good. It's f
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Wall of cubes rotate and react with each other
by Mike Tosetto 8 years ago
Hi guys I'm sure someone here has the answer. I just can't seem to hit this problem I'm having. What I'm trying to do is make a wall of cubes rotate and react with each other. I've set up a cube, drop
Re: Wall of cubes rotate and react with each other
by Mike Tosetto 8 years ago
Hi Adam, that's awesome. Thanks for the solution :) miketosetto dot com bestiacollective dot com
Inertia expression keeps turning itself off
by Mike Tosetto 8 years ago
Hi there I'm working on a big project at the moment and I'm using this inertia (bounce) expression on lots of elements. It's an expression I found online at the Motion Graphics Exchange website. When
Re: Inertia expression keeps turning itself off
by Mike Tosetto 8 years ago
Dan, YOU ARE AMAZING!!! Solved the problem and I was able to work all day and hit my deadline. Like I said, I owe you a beer... Hats off mate, can't believe you solved it Thanks again Mike miketosetto
Animating the After Effects Camera
by Mike Tosetto 8 years ago
Hi guys I know this is a topic that's been covered many times but please bear with me as I've been doing lots of research over the last couple of weeks on a quest to adopt the 'best' method for animat
Re: Animating the After Effects Camera
by Walter Soyka 8 years ago
Mike Tosetto "I really want to adopt a method and then run with it and practice, practice, practice. I know there's no right or wrong way but I just see so many different techniques and I just though
Mixed frame rates in one video
by Mike Tosetto 8 years ago
Hoping someone can assist with the easiest way to handle this problem I'm faced with regarding frame rates. 2 camera-men were out shooting at the same event for a video I'm now cutting together. One w
Re: Mixed frame rates in one video
by Chris Tompkins 8 years ago
Start a Sequence with your 25p footage and then drop in the 29.97, render, it should look fine. Chris Tompkins Video Atlanta LLC
Trapcode Particular particle movement
by Mike Tosetto 8 years ago
I'm attempting to recreate something along the lines of this 'A' logo at the website below. If you look closely you'll see that the particles actually move right through the whole 'A'. They go from th
Re: Trapcode Particular particle movement
by Mike Tosetto 8 years ago
One more thing, the one part I don't understand is about turning down emission extras and setting the pre run up to about 25. What do these parameters do and are they necessary Cheers Mike www.miketos
Problem with hair and mograph in Cinema 4D
by Mike Tosetto 8 years ago
I'm stumped on this one. I'm using C4D 11.5 and I'm I've added hair to a polygon selection which creates hair on a little beast. I want the beast to dance to music so I add the beast to a fracture obj
Re: Problem with hair and mograph in Cinema 4D
by Mike Tosetto 8 years ago
Long live The Cow... Adam, I can't thank you enough... I was completely stumped with this one and you not only answered my question but included a sample file as well. Made my day, thanks again :) Mik
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