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Nick Patten

Member Since:
July 28th 2009
42 Posts
RAM preview in CC 2014 won't play realtime
by Ivan Ferenczsak 2 years ago
Hi everyone, this is my first started thread, although I've been finding answers to many AE problems here for years. This time I found no answer so I'm hoping someone can help me out. In CC 2014, when
Re: AM preview in CC 2014 won't play realtime
by Nick Patten 2 years ago
Hi try emptying your cache in preferences. Also do you have an external ssd drive for your media and cache If not that will cause sluggishness
Dealing with bullying big corporations and unfair amends requests
by Nick Patten 2 years ago
Hi guys I posted here as there is this job in after effects I did that is getting out of hand. I was given a brief of a few headline and stock footage. I quoted and now that turn into flying trough pl
Re: Dealing with bullying big corporations and unfair amends requests
by Nick Patten 2 years ago
Trough Kale but I guess they won't pay me so is all time waisted. How many changes do you include in your quote But also if someone gives you a brief than triple the requirements do you just say sorry
Element 3D V2 OBJ Sequence Problem
by Nick Patten 3 years ago
Hi, I just upgraded to V2 and now when I import an OBJ Sequence as soon as I try to preview it in time line or try to render AE crashes. So fast I dont see the error. I just noticed Error invoking plu
Re: Element 3D V2 OBJ Sequence Problem
by Michael Szalapski 3 years ago
Make sure you've downloaded the very latest version of Element. A number of folks were having problems with some Fire Pro cards and VCP has been releasing a lot of updates in a short amount of time fo
After Effects CC new update full of bugs? Strange behaviours
by Nick Patten 3 years ago
Hi, I have a precomp with a Plexus animation inside another composition. Plexus is animated using a light. Every few frames that light from the Pre Comp displays frames from the footage from the main
Re: After Effects CC new update full of bugs? Strange behaviours
by Nick Patten 3 years ago
Hi Dave Is CC 2014 4.1.1 Version 13.1.1.3 I might even have to re install it maybe Thanks again
Cinema 4D lite modelling tutorials
by Nick Patten 3 years ago
Hi, I m just starting with Cinema 4D and i wonder if anyone knows of a tutorial on modelling organic shapes. I d like to learn how to model this tower http: upload.wikimedia.org wikipedia commons 9 9a
HPX 3000 no longer able to mount P2 cards with AVC Intra 100 on a Mac
by Nick Patten 3 years ago
Hi, I wonder if anyone experienced this problem. I switch the camera to PC Mode with USB device selected and plug it on to the mac with a USB 2 drive from the Device socket. The cards wont mount on an
P2CMS ingesting problem
by Nick Patten 4 years ago
Hi I ve been going trough posts but can not see a similar problem. I am trying to ingest 5 P2 cards of which 1 card was used on previous day. All cards are 64 GB. On one card when I click ingest is re
3D motion path question
by Nick Patten 4 years ago
Hi I searched the forums and looked for a tutorial but I cant work out how to make a motion path like the one in the video attached. I need to create something similar to this but I d also like to lea
Re: 3D motion path question
by Nick Patten 4 years ago
Many thanks Walter. I will try. Unfortunately I dont have particular available for this project (working at client on their computers). I have tried it with the null and parented the images to it. But
Website marketing tips and critique
by Nick Patten 4 years ago
Hi, I m looking for a bit of advice regarding our company website and branding. It does not seem to attract any customers and we dont receive any emails or calls from the site. I would much appreciate
Re: Website marketing tips and critique
by Nick Patten 4 years ago
Hi, Thanks great advice. Jason truly agree too much text and I will sign up to vimeo Pro. I will still youtube as a promotional tool. Andy yes the competition is fierce and we get our clients trough w
Waving copyright
by Nick Patten 5 years ago
hi i never came accross a agency asking me to wave all my copyright and intelectual propertry on my footage i filmed, all the files i generate be it animation, graphics and video edits. i m not sure a
Re: Waiving copyright
by Nick Patten 5 years ago
well said Bill well said. this is a pushy client. in fact is not tge client is a director they appointed recently. she loves power and she is trying to excersize it. they are being more thsn unreasona
Blue screen and highly reflective spinning object
by Nick Patten 6 years ago
Hi I m having problems keying out some trophies made of chrome. They are like a mirror and I wonder if anyone has a link to a tutorial on how to key out such objects The blue spills over the object so
Re: Blue screen and highly reflective spinning object
by Michael Szalapski 6 years ago
I like it, Dave. I'll bet it'd work nicely. He just better hope he gets the rotation speed to be exactly the same. I'd also suggest, as with any chroma work, that you light it enough that you can have
I need to upscale 4:3 Pal letterbox to 16:9 anamorphic
by Nick Patten 7 years ago
Hi I m a bit confused and looked at the forums and cant find an answer. I have a sequence with 4:3 letterbox footage and 16:9 anamorphic. I need to master everything as anamorphic. I know I can propor
Re: I need to upscale 4:3 Pal letterbox to 16:9 anamorphic
by Craig RussillRoy 7 years ago
Hi there click on the clip you want select distort - think -33.33 or 33.33 then scale to 120 percent - apple 0 on the sequence and select anamorphic You will lose quality and if you are attempting thi
waving a flag stuck to a pole
by Nick Patten 7 years ago
Hi again I m stuck. Havent donne any 3D before and is part of a job I took on at the client place. He wants a raceing flag waved once like in real life. I red all tutorials online I could find so: 1.
Re: waving a flag stuck to a pole
by Nick Patten 7 years ago
Resolved again :) Looks awesome. Must be looking into buying this software for myself. I did not know one has to cache the cloth before attempting to move it about otherwise the belt point keep recalc
Cloth tag & wind
by Brad 12 years ago
I have a flag attached to a flag pole. I have the flag waving in the wind using the cloth tag and the wind settings inside the tag. The only problem is that the flag keeps separating and blowing away
Re: Cloth tag & wind
by Todd Groves 12 years ago
That's true. I had just finished adding a cape to an animated character right before I responded to the post, so I was probably influenced by that. :)
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Nick Patten liked this 7 years ago
Axus server disappeared over night with Mac osx 10.5.8 and atto celerity fibre link
by Nick Patten 7 years ago
The mac is not mounting the external 3 TB drive. It worked fine and in the morning when switched on it did not mount. All the drives on the server are fine. We tried swaping the fibre cables, the spf
images aligned to grid in photoshop dont align on a plane in cinema 4d
by Nick Patten 7 years ago
Hi I m trying cinema 4d out as I found a good tutorial on how to create a mosaic of pictures flying. I have not used cinema 4d before and I have a problem. In Photoshop I created a document 9000 px x
Re: images aligned to grid in photoshop dont align on a plane in cinema 4d
by Nick Patten 7 years ago
Very sorry I m so bad at maths at times. Issue was that it need it to be multiple of 100 the document size so I made it 10000x10000 and pcitures are fine now when I break them apart.
Color correction applied to multiple clips in the sequence at once
by Nick Patten 7 years ago
Hi I ve been editing 12 cameras for a concert using the multiclip (*which I must say is great, great, great). I finished the 2 hours concert and now I want to grade it. Each camera needs a slight adju
Re: Color correction applied to multiple clips in the sequence at once
by Nick Patten 7 years ago
Hi Thank you very much all. Apple F a life saver. :) Just typed in the name of that camera and all the clips with the same name were selected so I can paste attributes or remove at once. Many many tha
Looking for University Leaver good all rounder camera/edit/graphics and freelance individuals
by Nick Patten 7 years ago
We are a video production company based in Surrey UK. I m looking for a 'wizz person', a talented individual to join our team in a junior position. We work with major corporation and local government
Re: Looking for University Leaver good all rounder camera/edit/graphics and freelance individuals
by eliezer garza 7 years ago
Hi, I m interested in working with you in a freelance mode. You can visit my website and take a look at my demoreel, http: www.minnt.com.mx If you re interested, let me know! Thanks! Eliezer Garza eli
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