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Norman Greenwood

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July 2nd 2008
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720p@30fps Possible with Main Profile Level 3.0?
by Norman Greenwood 5 years ago
I thought I would enlist the help of some experts on this as I have been a bit confused... I have a software program called PlayLater. It is essentially time-shifting software that allows you to legal
Render & Output Module Settings (FRAME RATE)
by Norman Greenwood 11 years ago
I am fairly new at AE, but I think I'm getting a firmer grasp the more I try to do. I noticed something that may not matter though, yet, I figured I'd ask rather than be taught an expensive lesson lat
Re: Render & Output Module Settings (FRAME RATE)
by Norman Greenwood 6 years ago
I don't want to be mean, but I'm going to assume your foreign as that's the only thing that I can induce from why your replying to an old post with little-to-no details... I have no idea what Camtasia
Asus G75vw & Prem Pro5.5 Is it good enough?
by Jason Latta 7 years ago
First up I'd like to say that I'm a complete bunny when it comes to this technical stuff and my head is now hurting a bit. I need to get a new laptop to run CS5.5 on & CS6 later on when I update. Ive
Re: Asus G75vw & Prem Pro5.5 Is it good enough?
by Norman Greenwood 7 years ago
Looking at the laptop here: http: www.newegg.com Product Product.aspx Item=N82E16834230409 It sounds like it would do fine. If you are referring to hardware MPE, you could try the hack for Nvidia that
CS6 Mac version vs. Windows version ....
by Andrew Clark 7 years ago
Hello - Are there any major differences between the Mac and Windows version of CS6 (If this has been posted elsewhere, please advise and accept my apologies for the redundant post!!) Any advice, tips
Re: CS6 Mac version vs. Windows version ....
by Norman Greenwood 7 years ago
There should be no major differences except for their respective codecs. If that is a problem, then you'll need to choose which one you're most likely to work with. Or install something like VirtualBo
Premiere Keeps Crashing, Etc.
by Kyle MacDonnell 7 years ago
I am Mac based working on a half hour dramatic program shot on DSLR's using Plural Eyes. Everything is OK until I ad filters, then Premiere starts crashing more & more. It crashes when I render. My so
Re: Premiere Keeps Crashing, Etc.
by Norman Greenwood 7 years ago
Which filters are you applying. You must have some intense stuff going on for PP to crash even during rendering. This may help with give some insight on proxy editing: http: www.homedvd.ca 2010 12 19
Upgrade Question
by Aaron Cadieux 7 years ago
Hello, I work as the in-house creative guy at an automotive dealership. Upon arrival, I took over for the previous creative guy who established the position. He ran the creative department on a Mac us
Re: Upgrade Question
by Norman Greenwood 7 years ago
Personally, I like paying off everything in one go. I'm the guy who has never once used a credit card or written a check (just debit cards for me). However, I do understand the need to pay certain thi
of-the-shelf computer recommendation for Premier
by Patryk Rebisz 7 years ago
My gf who's a pro editor is thinking of switching from FCP to Premiere. She tried it and likes it. She's also thinking of ending her relationship with Apple so it's time to buy a new PC. What's a good
Re: of-the-shelf computer recommendation for Premier
by Norman Greenwood 7 years ago
It would truly be better to build your own, or have someone else do it for you. It would be much cheaper and could do wonders. Not only that, you could buy parts that are older, but still extremely go
How to use Twixtor AE plugins on several AP clips at once
by Jean-Jacques Boug 7 years ago
Hello there, I have several clips in Adobe Premiere Pro that I want to slowmotion with Twixtor in After Effect. I have nested those clips in Premiere and then applied the plugin in After effect. Probl
Re: How to use Twixtor AE plugins on several AP clips at once
by Norman Greenwood 7 years ago
I don't think you're going to have a faster way to do this. When I use Twixtor I create a composition for each clip and then apply Twixtor. I honestly can't think of how it could be done any faster.
Editing Audio with Adobe Premiere CS%
by Harrell Williams 7 years ago
Hello All. I am editing a short film with Adobe Premiere CS5. How do I assure that the audio specs are set so that the volume is set at the right specs for theater projectors; as well as for Youtube a
Re: Editing Audio with Adobe Premiere CS%
by Norman Greenwood 7 years ago
Angelo is right on all fronts. More information than I could've given you. For #2 you could do 1920x1080 and get away with it as that is extremely close to 2K. As for #3, just be sure it is DVD-compli
CS6 on Mid-2009 Macbook Pro
by Frazer Lockhart 7 years ago
So, I'm making the jump from FCP7 to Adobe CS6, but I had been editing on my mid-2009 Macbook Pro. Right now I have a 2.66 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 8GB 1066MHz DDR3 RAM, and an Nvidia Geforce 9
Re: CS6 on Mid-2009 Macbook Pro
by Norman Greenwood 7 years ago
Here are the minimum requirements for Mac OS: http: www.adobe.com products premiere tech-specs.html
Suitable Windows laptop for Adobe CS6 and Matrox MXO2 LE
by Matt Drabick 7 years ago
Is anyone using a currently-available Windows laptop to edit files captured via a Matrox MXO2 LE and editing using CS6 Premiere PRO Any information would be greatly appreciated. If no one has experien
Re: Suitable Windows laptop for Adobe CS6 and Matrox MXO2 LE
by Norman Greenwood 7 years ago
If you really got the funds, you can try some 6-cores like one of these listed here: http: answers.yahoo.com question index qid=20101013193233AAZDlbz Or custom build one here: http: www.eurocom.com pr
Vibrance color effect in PP6?
by Kadshah Nagibe 7 years ago
Is there a Vibrance color effect in Premiere Pro 6 or something similar to what Lightroom 4 has which makes non linear adjustments I want to make bring out the weaker colors not just add more color. -
Re: Vibrance color effect in PP6?
by Norman Greenwood 7 years ago
You will likely have to do some color correction. I use Synthetic Aperture and it allows you A LOT of control, including vibrance.
Huge gaps in table cells, but only in Firefox (IE, Safari, and Chrome fine)
by Norman Greenwood 7 years ago
I am creating a new site and I do use slices. I have never had any problems in the past, but for some reason my new site has huge gaps in the table cells when previewing in Firefox. All the other brow
Re: Huge gaps in table cells, but only in Firefox (IE, Safari, and Chrome fine)
by Norman Greenwood 7 years ago
Figured it out. I needed to add: table,img {display: inline-table;} to my CSS, and everything is back to normal!
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Extra space when using P tag with CSS styling
by Norman Greenwood 7 years ago
I normally create my design in Photoshop, slice it up, then throw it into Dreamweaver. From there I code most of it in HTML and sparingly use CSS. I decided to perform most of the coding in Dreamweave
Re: Extra space when using P tag with CSS styling
by Norman Greenwood 7 years ago
Decided to just go ahead and use inline CSS, works fine.
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Movie Clip within Text (transparency)?
by Norman Greenwood 9 years ago
I saw the new Medal of Honor commercial and loved how there was a black explosion within the white title text. I am wondering what would be the easiest way to do this, or at least, what would I have t
Re: Movie Clip within Text (transparency)?
by Thomas Bradley 9 years ago
The text layer will be your mask for the video so it will go above the video layer. Then make sure your modes are showing by hitting the toggle modes and switches icon on bottom of panel. Then choose
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Norman Greenwood liked this 7 years ago
Background of Website Not Expanding Well
by Norman Greenwood 8 years ago
I have a website up at: oil-shop.net When I minimize the screen and begin to adjust the browser size the background expands oddly and kind of cuts into itself. I have just one background that duplicat
Re: Background of Website Not Expanding Well
by Edward Brosens 8 years ago
I see. Splices can be a huge pain in the *ss. I've made an example for you on how to use CSS en DIV's in your design. Download it here: 3773_oilshop.zip
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Norman Greenwood liked this 8 years ago
Transparency NOT Displaying Properly when Exported as PNG
by Norman Greenwood 8 years ago
I am creating a website in Dreamweaver and needed to take an image and make the edges transparent. I used the Rectangular Marquee Tool at 20% Feather around the picture. I then Inversed the selection
Render Farm vs. SLI/Crossfire?
by Norman Greenwood 8 years ago
Would it be more beneficial to have two cards in SLI Crossfire for AE, or to have 2 computers in a render farm For that matter, how about 3 or 4 cards Just curious. Thanks.
Re: Render Farm vs. SLI/Crossfire?
by Bill Thompson 7 years ago
Just in case anyone happens on this thread, all of this changed in May of 2012 - After Effects CS6 uses the Quadro GPUs (and Tesla Compute Engines) to speed ray-tracing and many other compute-intensiv
HD-SDI v.s. HDMI
by Micah Wolf 11 years ago
Got a question for anyone out there who wants to clearify something for me..... In the professional industry we are using HD-SDI cables to capture footage uncompressed. In the consumer world we are us
Re: HD-SDI v.s. HDMI
by Tim Ward 11 years ago
Micah Wolf Why are we using HDMI and not HD-SDI on our consumer products The HD-SDI specifications don't allow for HDCP. HDCP is THE reason we have HDMI in consumer products. HD-SDI cables can carry
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Norman Greenwood liked this 8 years ago
Firefox Preview does not Correspond to CSS
by Norman Greenwood 8 years ago
I am designing a site and have been previewing my site in Safari and Firefox. When I preview in Safari, everything looks as it should. But when I use Firefox, I noticed the font was not changing accor
Re: Firefox Preview does not Correspond to CSS
by Mike Smith 8 years ago
You have lots of code errors, as you can see from http: validator.w3.org unicorn check ucn_uri=2dcodes.org%2F&ucn_task=conformance# Different browsers and different platforms can sometimes lead to sta
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Mask Now Working Properly
by Norman Greenwood 9 years ago
The Setup: I made a project where a particle explosion occurs. I have made a mask on the layer to stop it from going across the entire screen. The mode is on Add. My mask doesn't seem to stop the part
Re: Mask Now Working Properly
by Norman Greenwood 9 years ago
Thanks for the reply. I put up a solid and tried it with the mask and the alpha matte, but it was a no go. I also tried an adjustment layer and the particle layer itself, but neither seemed to worked.
Line Paths into 1 (trying to Join them)
by Norman Greenwood 10 years ago
I am tracing (not the command, but physically following and creating lines with a tablet) a template in Illustrator CS3, and made a few different lines. I wanted to connect the lines by going to Objec
Re: Line Paths into 1 (trying to Join them)
by Norman Greenwood 10 years ago
I tried your initial advice, and nothing is grouped, and there are no hidden points scattered about. Still no go. I will try connecting them with the pen tool and see if I can use the bezier handles t
edit a TTF font in Illustrator
by Harry Hoag 10 years ago
Hi, I need to edit the vectors of a TTF font that i have, can i do this in illustrator i've had a look but nothing is jumping out at me... can this be done H
Re: edit a TTF font in Illustrator
by Norman Greenwood 10 years ago
If you are actually trying to edit a font in Illustrator, I don't think you'll have much luck as you won't be able to export it as a TTF from what I understand. I do know that CorelDraw allows the exp
Maps not working properly...?
by Norman Greenwood 10 years ago
I am just starting out with 3ds Max 2010. I am using the material editor and have the library materials set to the 3ds Max preset. When I go to grab a material I can see all the 3ds Max presets for me
Connect text to rounded surfaces?
by Norman Greenwood 10 years ago
I am not sure if this is a basic or complicated question, but I thought I'd post here first. I want to connect some text to a cylindrical tube in AE so that if I move around it in the 3D plane the tex
Re: Connect text to rounded surfaces?
by Kevin Camp 10 years ago
i think this is tutorial that you were looking for: part 1: http: library.creativecow.net articles stern_eran Tornado_Text1.php part 2: http: library.creativecow.net articles stern_eran Tornado_Text2.
Fade in & out question
by Norman Greenwood 10 years ago
How can I fade in an object from left to right, or from top to bottom, or vice versa For example, if I placed a red rectangle in the middle of a photograph, and wanted it to appear by fading in from i
Re: Fade in & out question
by Norman Greenwood 10 years ago
Thanks, Kevin. I knew it would be something simple. I'm one of those overanalyzer types.
CRT Color Grading Monitor???
by Norman Greenwood 10 years ago
I'm thinking about getting a CRT monitor for color grading. I was wondering what "tried and true" models anybody has worked with and would recommend. Or, might it be better to get the Matrox MXO and h
Re: CRT Color Grading Monitor???
by Roger Matthews 10 years ago
I've been meaning to ask, actually - Sony CRT monitors seem to be very popular, but I've never heard much either way about JVC's monitors. http: www.bhphotovideo.com c product 319818-REG JVC_TMH150CGU
Why has my Camera gone crazy??
by Norman Greenwood 10 years ago
I was making a 3D room by using motion tile and duplicating the hallways. I have two cameras setup. One camera for what I will actual see after I render. And the other to help see where to adjoin the
Re: Why has my Camera gone crazy??
by Roland R. Kahlenberg 10 years ago
Instead of using your camera to see things, use another 3D view to do the same thing. HTH RoRK broadcastGEMs - AEPro Volume 02 (Professional Adobe After Effects Project Files - Now Available). Adobe A
Possible to see P2 AVC-I footage without Camera on PC?
by Norman Greenwood 11 years ago
I wanted to check out some footage someone shot with AVC-I on a HPX300. I downloaded the P2 drivers, and of course, I couldn't install the driver for the HPX300 because I do not have it one available.
Re: Possible to see P2 AVC-I footage without Camera on PC?
by Norman Greenwood 11 years ago
Yeah, it's pretty puzzling to me as well. Never had any of these problems on the Mac. It may be also worthy mentioning that the files I have were sent to me over the net. In any case, I may try transf
MXF vs. ProRes 422/HQ...? (AVC Intra Footage)
by Norman Greenwood 11 years ago
I am planning on shooting a short film in AVC-I 100 and had a 2-part question: I know that I can transcode my AVC-I footage into FCP to make it ProRes 422. But I also found a plug-in to edit MXF files
Re: MXF vs. ProRes 422/HQ...? (AVC Intra Footage)
by Norman Greenwood 11 years ago
So it would be a bad idea to use ProRes 422 HQ in Color then And again, thanks guys. I appreciate all the help.
How do I make a camera move in a 3D circle?
by Norman Greenwood 11 years ago
I have been messing around with the camera layer in AE and have a random question: If I want the camera to move in a circle around an object (e.g. a sphere), is there a way to make the camera revolve
Re: How do I make a camera move in a 3D circle?
by Norman Greenwood 11 years ago
Thanks for the response, Dave. I am getting hung up on the first two parts though; I believe I may just be over-thinking. What do you mean when you say, "Put a null object at the anchor point of the s
Final Cut Pro & Pro Tools...WAV
by Norman Greenwood 11 years ago
My sound composer and sound designer use Pro Tools to make their music and audio. I use Final Cut Pro to edit and make them AIFF or OMF files to work off of. From what they tell me, everything works w
Re: Final Cut Pro & Pro Tools...WAV
by Norman Greenwood 11 years ago
I am not sure why so many assumptions have misconstrued what I was trying to ask. But yes, I can make WAV files; after having done some more research on the net. Also, everyone here can convert, it is
Matte not working correctly??
by Norman Greenwood 11 years ago
I am trying to get a background to show through a text. The text has some red, and black all around it. When I put the text layer on top and the compositing mode to screen, the background merely mixes
Re: Matte not working correctly??
by Norman Greenwood 11 years ago
Yeah, I always put the clip on top, but that doesn't help. I even tried matte luma with no change. The only thing I can think of is that someone gave the text as a picture, so maybe there was some col
Garbage Matte Rendering Problems???
by Norman Greenwood 11 years ago
I have to mask a lot of things for a movie I am doing, so I downloaded a 50-point plug-in to get as precise as possible. I used it to cut out a small jagged hole in a clip. I put a picture beneath tha
Re: Garbage Matte Rendering Problems???
by Norman Greenwood 11 years ago
I was originally going to use Motion 3, but lately, every time I bring a clip into it and add behaviors or filters it just freezes or crashes. I guess it was really that FCP was being iffy with me. It
Labeling P2 Cards with Scenes and Takes...SD
by Norman Greenwood 11 years ago
I am helping out on a feature, that is really practice for a much bigger feature with the HPX3000. My question is how to easily have the P2 cards listed with a scene so that each take is recorded in c
Re: Labeling P2 Cards with Scenes and Takes...SD
by Arthur Aldrich 11 years ago
Very easy to do with some caveats. FCP does not support P2 metadata. You will need to use Raylight. Here is the abbreviated version... Use P2 CMS (free download from Panasonic) to create user metadata
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