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Neal Barenblat

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January 5th 2009
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Neal Barenblat 8 years ago
Boot Camp: Introductory Training for Cinema 4D coming SOON!
xPresso Pulldown Menu
by Neal Barenblat 9 years ago
I am trying to create my own preset in a null object, and using User Data I'd like to make customizable options. I basically want the option of selecting between three different objects. For example,
Opacity Sine Rhythm
by Neal Barenblat 9 years ago
Hey all - I need to have a layer's opacity go from 0% to 100% repeatedly in a sine-wave fashion. What expression would I use for this Thanks!
Re: Opacity Sine Rhythm
by Navarro Parker 5 years ago
Great idea using Ease! Thanks Dan!
Particular Image Scatter
by Neal Barenblat 9 years ago
Howdy Cow, I have an image of a tree that I want to have shatter and hit the ground using Particular. I have the bounce collision all set up - I just don't know the manner in which I need to mask thin
Re: Particular Image Scatter
by Michael Szalapski 9 years ago
Try this tutorial. It should give you some ideas. - The Great Szalam (The 'Great' stands for 'Not So Great, in fact, Extremely Humble') No trees were harmed in the creation of this message, but severa
Modeling Bed Covers
by Neal Barenblat 9 years ago
I'm on a pretty tight deadline and need to create some beds for a client. They have bedspread that tuck underneath and into the frame (basically as if you made your bed), and I'm not sure how to go ab
Re: Modeling Bed Covers
by randy johnson 9 years ago
Model a cube (with cloth tag) over a collider cube(mattress) then use the dressOmatic to shrink the cloth cube into place. You need to make sure you have enough geometry to get the curves in the cover
Camera targeting a floating cloth
by Neal Barenblat 9 years ago
I have a plane that I made into a cloth, and using positive gravity and positive wind in the y-direction, I have it start from the ground, and then float upwards. The problem is that when I try to use
Re: Camera targeting a floating cloth
by Neal Barenblat 9 years ago
Worked like a charm. Thanks Adam!
4x3 titlesafe in 16x9 enviroment
by Michael Shook 11 years ago
I ve been having trouble with C4D seeing 4x3 title safe in a 16x9 environment if I build project in default 4x3 (guessing) and I set to render output to 1080x1920 EVERTHING gets cropped ! How do I av
Re: 4x3 titlesafe in 16x9 enviroment
by Neal Barenblat 9 years ago
Looking to see if anyone ever solved this - my problem is identical. Is there a template for this if it's not possible in R11.5 Thanks
No Playback
by Neal Barenblat 9 years ago
I've got Avid running on a Mac Pro, hooked up to an mAudio US-144 box and a Mackie mixer. I was recording some VO with the capture tool, and suddenly Avid won't play any source footage or sequence foo
C4D to AE with moving object
by Neal Barenblat 9 years ago
I have different faces of a rotating cube that I want to manipulate in AE by replacing each face with a different photograph. I need to make quick changes though, therefore this would be much better f
Re: C4D to AE with moving object
by Adam Trachtenberg 9 years ago
Hi Neal, I suggest you register at Cineversity and check out the free WMXN video tutorials here: http: www.cineversity.com series index.asp spid=56 They explain everything you need to know.
Banding issues
by Neal Barenblat 9 years ago
I have a dark-to-somewhat-dark gray gradient (radial) and I need to fix some banding issues. Is there a way to crank up the bpc like in After Effects, or is there another solution in InDesign Thx Neal
Re: Banding issues
by Kelly Johnson 9 years ago
Generally speaking, a banding issue is the result of too much space between too small of a difference. The addressability of the image setter doesn't have enough points (data) to smooth it out. Within
Wanted: Creative Music Video Editor
by Louis Klibansky 9 years ago
For a new to be launched female music artist we're going to shoot a music video. The style will be glam pop, graphical, arty but sexy, experimental with a commercial twist. Her music style will be Pop
Re: Wanted: Creative Music Video Editor
by Neal Barenblat 9 years ago
I am a seasoned editor and motion graphics artist currently running my own company, Seasonal FX (http: www.seasonalfx.net). We produce excellent results at an affordable rate. This music video sounds
Video Production, Post, and MoGraph/VFX
by Neal Barenblat 9 years ago
Seasonal FX is a Production, Post Production, and VFX company based in Memphis, Boulder, and El Paso. We offer quality production at affordable prices - why pay a much larger company to achieve the sa
Title Scroll
by Les Kaye 10 years ago
Apologies if this has been covered, but a search didn't help: I've received the a psd of the end credits for a 720p film (shot in DVCPRO 720p 23.98). The Pixel Dimensions are: Pixel Dimensions 2667 Wi
Re: Title Scroll
by Neal Barenblat 10 years ago
I'm not sure what dimensions DVCPro shoots in (either 960x720 or 1280x720). In Photoshop, readjust the size of the image to match the correct dimensions and resize everything. There is no reason for a
Keyframing issue.
by tom maingay 10 years ago
Hi! Quick query regarding a problem I assume is fairly easy to fix, but one that nevertheless is unbelievable irritating! I'm 'zooming' a title in. I do it by making the text layer 3D and setting the
Re: Keyframing issue.
by Neal Barenblat 10 years ago
Sometimes attaching the layer to a null (layer- new- null object) and controlling its position instead works out better. A null object is basically an invisible element that helps make harnessing visi
Achieving a blood design on white wall
by Jake Windhurst 10 years ago
Although I could see many blood splatter tutorials. I couldn't see any tutorials on this specific topic. I have this white clothed wall: http: img41.imageshack.us my.php image=uvs090515001.jpg I want
Re: Achieving a blood design on white wall
by Neal Barenblat 10 years ago
You would film each actor with his her corresponding wall. Then, in a program like After Effects, you would want to draw a mask around the back of each walkoing character to introduce the new wall. Ju
moving masks
by Colin Angle 10 years ago
I have multiple video files of various people walking back and forth across the same frame. I want to use AE CS3 to mask out the background (& parts of the mid ground) in the video files I place on th
Re: moving masks
by Neal Barenblat 10 years ago
There's a few options: Depending on the difference in luminance between your characters and the background, try a luma mask. Autotracing, which I know next to nothing about but I know exists. Probably
AE Crumbling Objects
by Neal Barenblat 10 years ago
Is it possible to make an object (building, car) crumble implode into itself in AE Imagine the way paper crumbles into itself. Any ideas
Re: AE Crumbling Objects
by david bogie 10 years ago
"Crumble" or "crumple" Huge difference. Shatter, as Dave says, can crumble if you set the project up carefully so the gravity inclination is away form the camera. but if you want to crumple something.
Crumbling object
by Neal Barenblat 10 years ago
I'm trying to figure out the best way to make an objetc crumble into itself - sort of lke an implosion Is Cinema 4D even the right tool here The idea is for a music video. We want things like cars and
Re: Crumbling object
by Brian Jones 10 years ago
pfrag in TP is also a possible choice
CGI Needed for LowBudget Film
by Collin Bishop 10 years ago
Job entails: 1 WS where a spacecraft and pod land within the frame on Venice High School Football Field. Elements to be layered are flames, vehicle digging into the field, dirt flying up, smoke, and p
Re: CGI Needed for LowBudget Film
by Neal Barenblat 10 years ago
Hi there -Neal Barenblat here. I can do all of this for you - I'm very skilled in 2d 3d animation. You can see some of my previous work and resume at www.nealbarenblat.com. Can't wait to work with you
Need help with titles
by Neal Barenblat 10 years ago
So here is my situation. I have 21 titles strewn about my comp with different positions, rotations, etc. - all scattered in 3D space. I want to animate my camera in a way that it speeds up to a title,
Re: Need help with titles
by Neal Barenblat 10 years ago
Would it be just as efficient to create a target cam, or is there something more beneficial to making a null from scratch Also, where do I find that steadycam plugin how much does it cost
Need Flash/Illustrator Character Artist
by Neal Barenblat 10 years ago
Hi - name's Neal, and I'm a recent college grad wanting to make an animated short. I'd like to put the end result together in After Effects, but I need some vector drawings in Illustrator Flash. I'm a
Re: Need Flash/Illustrator Character Artist
by Paulo Sergio 10 years ago
Hi I'm interested to illustrate this project. I draw all kind of artwork as illustrations, children's book, fine arts, logos, posters, booklets, cartoons, comics, characters creation, maps, strip comi
Recent UTexas Grad Looking to get Busy
by Neal Barenblat 10 years ago
Hi there - Neal Barenblat here. I am a recent grad of the University of Texas in Austin, and I need to get my feet wet in projects have a full time job. I'm an editor VFX artist, using FCP, AE, C4D, a
Re: Recent UTexas Grad Looking to get Busy
by Jeremy Phillips 10 years ago
Don't have a job for you...just wanted to say good stuff, Neal. Keep it up. I graduated from UT as well about 10 years ago.
Tutor
by Neal Barenblat 10 years ago
Hi - my name is Neal, and I'm looking for a C4D tutor that can work through screen sharing on iChat. I'm a novice borderline intermediate, and I need to be near advanced. I'd love to know how to model
Re: Tutor
by Adam Trachtenberg 10 years ago
Hi Neal, I suggest you check out the tutorials here, at C4DCafe, and at Cineversity. More power to you if you can find someone who will do a barter deal, but one-on-one training can easily run over $1
Require Special Effect!
by Rosalinda Cast 10 years ago
Hi, just wanted to know if there is anyone available to do me a special effect on my video 2-3min long and how much do you charge Looking forward to here from you. Thank you.
Re: Require Special Effect!
by Neal Barenblat 10 years ago
I took a look at the links, and depending on your footage, I can give you results better than that (realer, at least). I charge about $120 a day, but this is negotiable. Depending on how much footage
Particle Effects for Children's Short- Paid
by denise quesnel 10 years ago
I am looking for a particle effects animator to work on a scene in a children's short film. The film has already been proven successful through the film festival circuit, and now I would like to touch
Re: Particle Effects for Children's Short- Paid
by Neal Barenblat 10 years ago
Hi there - Neal Barenblat here. I have worked with particles in Cinema 4D and After Effects. Between the two, I should be able to get you what you want. What sort of effect is it You can see my work a
in search of Final Cut Pro editor
by John Pietrus 10 years ago
I am looking for a freelancer to edit on my computer while I am there to direct, on Final Cut Pro 6.0.5. This is a very occasional job, as my main career is in photographic stills, not film, though I
Re: in search of Final Cut Pro editor
by Neal Barenblat 10 years ago
Hi there - Neal Barenblat here. I'm based in Austin, TX, but if you are willing to work long distance I'm confident that I can get you the result you want. I'm very experienced with Final Cut and mixi
Visual Effects Artist needed!
by David Franklin 10 years ago
IT'S ALL ABOUT THE END OF THE WORLD!!! Visual Effects artist needed for one TRICKY shot... Hello! I am currently in post-production on a short film titled 'Happy Hour' being produced by a small dedica
Re: Visual Effects Artist needed!
by Neal Barenblat 10 years ago
Hi there - Neal Barenblat here. I'd like to take a look at the shot and see what I can do for you. Really trying to build my reel and this sounds like a good place. Email me at neal.baren@gmail.com, a
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