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Mikko Kovasiipi

Member Since:
September 17th 2008
66 Posts
Text animator to control plugin paramters
by Mikko Kovasiipi 4 years ago
Hi. I have hand written looking text which I would like to reveal with Matte Choker plugin. Like the ink little by little comes thru the paper. Is it somehow possible to use some text animation to con
Re: Text animator to control plugin paramters
by Mikko Kovasiipi 4 years ago
Oh yeah and I would like to reveal the text from left to right. Hope you know what I mean by this. :)
Content aware remove with after effects
by Mikko Kovasiipi 4 years ago
Hi. I have a video footage which has text on top of it. Do you people know how could I remove it, like you could remove it with photoshop content aware I tried to open the video with photoshop and rem
Re: Content aware remove with after effects
by Mikko Kovasiipi 4 years ago
Thanks to both of you. Unfortunately I can't upload the footage because of the client NDA. The footage is shot on a tripod and is not moving. There is a guy behind drinking coffee and a text on lower
the best video format to export from ae in windows
by Mikko Kovasiipi 4 years ago
Hello I've used mac before and I've always used prores codec to export movies out from after effects. Now I have windows version of AE and since the prores codec is apple format, I can't use it anymor
Re: the best video format to export from ae in windows
by Mikko Kovasiipi 4 years ago
Yes, I'm looking a format for master files. I tried that DNxHR, and it looks promising. The Avid Meridien Compressed -codec supports non-standard resolutions. Other I think stretches to standard resol
Linking object rotation to time remap?
by Mikko Kovasiipi 9 years ago
Hello. I'm doing a product carousel. I have some products around Null which is in the middle of the products. I have also rendered 360 sequences of the products. Now I would like to link the Nulls rot
Re: Linking object rotation to time remap?
by Mikko Kovasiipi 9 years ago
Thanks Dan! It doesn't work exactly right, but close enough. If i turn the Null to the right, it's going ok, but to minus side Time remapping starts changing after 50 or something. I made a little cha
Random expression between 0 and 100, not 0-100.
by Mikko Kovasiipi 9 years ago
Hello. I need to do some camera flashes and I'm using just a regular Lens Flare plug-in for that. Now I would like to do some random expression for the Flare Brightness. I would like the brightness to
Re: Random expression between 0 and 100, not 0-100.
by Dan Ebberts 9 years ago
Try this: flashFrames = 2; minInt = .5; maxInt = 2; seedRandom(index,true); t0 = t1 = -random(maxInt); while (t1 <= time){ t0 = t1; t1 += random(minInt,maxInt); } time <= (t0 + framesToTime(flas
Codec not found
by Mikko Kovasiipi 10 years ago
Hi. My Final Cut is doing something weird. I've used Apple ProRes 4444 codec since it came and now suddenly My FCP is giving this error. Does anyone know what's happening I don't have any kind of hard
Re: Codec not found
by Mikko Kovasiipi 10 years ago
All the footage is shot with Sony EX-1 and there are some graphic clips made in After Effects which are rendered with ProRes 4444 so I think everything is quite alright. No h.264 clips are used. :
Compressor 3.5 cannot submit batch
by Mikko Kovasiipi 11 years ago
Hi. There was no Compressor forum here so maybe this is the right place to ask this. I have installed this new FCP Studio upgrade and now my Compressor won't compress my videos. When I press the Submi
Re: Compressor 3.5 cannot submit batch
by Mikko Kovasiipi 11 years ago
Nevermind. I found this http: www.digitalrebellion.com compressor_repair.htm and it helped..
Re-edit after color correction in Color
by Mikko Kovasiipi 11 years ago
Hi. I didn't know if this is the right place to post this but still I'm asking this (this is about FCP and Color). I have edited six 5 minutes long short movies and color corrected those properly. Now
Re: Re-edit after color correction in Color
by Mikko Kovasiipi 11 years ago
Thanks a lot Walter. I will do that then..
FCP canvas gamma again
by David Chabashvili 11 years ago
Since i did not get any answer on my previous post http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 8 1040341 I decided to use another monitor for FCP's Canvas window where I would calibrate it to 1.8 gamma sett
Re: FCP canvas gamma again
by Mikko Kovasiipi 11 years ago
Sorry I can't answer your post, but I have almost the same problem except that the original file looks the same in FCP and Color. But after color correcting the edit in Color and taking it back to FCP
Material from camera to computer - 9 Gb -> 5 Gb
by Mikko Kovasiipi 12 years ago
Hi. I have used XDCAM Transfer program when converting the material from the EX-1 camera to a computer but now I noticed that the material on cameras memory disks are about 9 Gb and after transfering
Re: Material from camera to computer - 9 Gb -> 5 Gb
by Mikko Kovasiipi 12 years ago
Hi. i just came from filming a commercial so I couldn't answer until now. I double-checked that there was all the material transfered from the camera but It's still not 9 Gb. Then I downloaded the Log
Strobe effect is showing when "filming" in progressive mode
by Mikko Kovasiipi 12 years ago
Hello. I am filming one little thing in progressive mode (with ex-1) and I'm having terrible strobe effect on my footages. I have shutter set to off so I guess it uses shutter 1 50 when I'm having 720
Re: Strobe effect is showing when "filming" in progressive mode
by Mikko Kovasiipi 12 years ago
That's right! I just came from downstairs where we have Apple Cinema displays also and it was way better than with our Dell displays. So it must be it then. I need to ask new monitor. Thanks.
Tracking "SmoothCam"
by Mikko Kovasiipi 12 years ago
Hello. I have filmed a bird flying around and the bird is almost staying at the center of the frame but I would like it to stay exactly at the center. I guess I could do it with camera tracking but I
Re: Tracking "SmoothCam"
by Noah Kadner 12 years ago
Manual Motion Tracking Behavior. Noah Check out My My FCP Blog and my new RED Blog. Unlock the secrets of the DVX100, HVX200 and Apple Color. Now featuring the Sony EX1 Guidebook, DVD Studio Pro and H
EX1 Bitrate (or data rate?)
by Mikko Kovasiipi 12 years ago
Hi I'm a bit confusing about EX 1's Bit Rate. The compressor says that it is 35 Mb s VBR but when I take the files to Final Cut Pro it says that Data Rate is 4,3 MB sec. Or is Bit Rate same as Data Ra
Re: EX1 Bitrate (or data rate?)
by Mikko Kovasiipi 12 years ago
Okay Tom. I just needed to read that about five times to understand everything with my english. :) So, the number required to factor bytes using Shor's algorithm is still polynomial, and thought to be
Exporting one hour long edit to h.264 -> problem
by Mikko Kovasiipi 12 years ago
Hello. Last friday I shot (with sony ex1) my friends one hour long band gig and I edited it with FCP just like I do shorter movies or commercials. But when I tried to export it as HD and with h.264 co
Re: Exporting one hour long edit to h.264 -> problem
by Mikko Kovasiipi 12 years ago
A bit more testing! Today I had some spear time at work to test this with this faster mac and first Compressor told that it will take ages to convert the video just like it told at my home. But after
Best way for downconvert Full-HD to PAL
by Mikko Kovasiipi 12 years ago
Hello. I have had Sony EX1 camera for six months now and I still have some issues about downconverting the videos for PAL versions. Sometimes I have converted them with Compressor and sometimes I have
Re: Best way for downconvert Full-HD to PAL
by Mikko Kovasiipi 12 years ago
Yeah, sorry about not being so clear with this. I'm talking about resizing the HD to SD keeping the same frame rate. Judder was just the word I was looking at. In the detailed areas it gives a lot's o
Slowmotion tests with EX1
by Mikko Kovasiipi 12 years ago
Hi. I made few tests to see what would be the best way to do slowmotion video with sony ex1. Check it out at http: mizako.com motion and let me know if you have some other gimmicks. mikko.
Re: Slowmotion tests with EX1
by Craig Seeman 12 years ago
There's a lot of stuff your test doesn't take into account. Your tests are interesting but subject is really critical. Retiming (Optical Flow) can often introduce all sorts of ugly artifacts ("swimmin
HD footage to SD (when?)
by Mikko Kovasiipi 12 years ago
Hi. We have this new XDCAM EX camera and we are using it all the time even if our material would finally go to DVcam. Now I was thinking, in this case what would you people recommend to Do i use SD PA
Re: HD footage to SD (when?)
by Mikko Kovasiipi 12 years ago
Thanks Noah and David for your tips. Perhaps for now on I'm going to edit all I can in HD. It's gonna take a bit more hard drive space and take a bit longer to render things but after all I can mainta
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