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Member Since:
June 5th 2007
34 Posts
Location:
Leicester, England
Different storage options quandry.
by Paul Trunkfield 7 years ago
Hi all, I am about to upgrade my editing system and have been scratching my head over storage options. For the last few days i have read tons of forum posts, reviews and articles and my head is starti
Re: Different storage options quandry.
by Paul Trunkfield 7 years ago
Thanks Bob for the advice. The iMac will have 32 gigs of ram and i like the idea of a separate 250GB SSD for the Media cache. My only concern at the moment is the graphics card - GTX 780M 4GB - is not
Copyright video question
by Aaron Sheffield 7 years ago
Problem I am sure many of you have had... I have a client who is very persistent in wanting to use copyrighted material, i.e. old movie clips and or music, in a video production that will be shown com
Re: Copyright video question
by Paul Trunkfield 7 years ago
My personal feeling on this - explain to them that it is not in their or your best interests to be using copyrighted material due to the ramifications that could happen. If they don't listen and insis
Video producer in the corporate world, how to guide please?
by Jonathan Alsop 7 years ago
I have started a new full-time job for a mobile network operating in the UK. I am not a freelancer and don't own my own equipment. I'm responsible for tutorial style videos that get published on YouTu
Re: Video producer in the corporate world, how to guide please?
by Paul Trunkfield 7 years ago
Hi Jonathan, Your situation sure does sound frustrating. I wonder if you could sit down with your head of department and talk through with him her what is currently achievable with the gear you have a
Need a title for show
by Sam Lesante Jr. 7 years ago
Hey All, Is anyone willing to give me a show title for a show we are producing The show is going to be mostly about beer and the places that brew it but we may also throw in wine and other alcoholic b
Re: Need a title for show
by Paul Trunkfield 7 years ago
Raise Your Glass The Beer Brochure Toast The Times The Brewers Guide To Beer
Sllooooowwww Payers
by Tom Sefton 8 years ago
We've done some consultancy work for a council in the UK. How long would you say is too long to wait for an invoice before you start being more.......pressing for payment. I never want to work for the
Re: Sllooooowwww Payers
by Paul Trunkfield 8 years ago
Great information Mads, that is definitely going into my "weapons for obtaining payment" folder. Also, i can't stipulate enough a rock solid contract at the start of the project signed by all parties.
Newton 2 has landed!
by Joseph W. Bourke 8 years ago
Well, it's finally here, and there have been some amazing additions to the only physics-based plugin for AE. It's much better to look at what's new, than to listen to me babbling on about it: http: mo
Re: Newton 2 has landed!
by Paul Trunkfield 8 years ago
Wow, powerful stuff and the time you will save using this plug-in definitely justifies the price. Going to download the trial later and have a play. Thanks for sharing.
Is the Rode Video Mic a good shotgun mic or not?
by Nery Romero 8 years ago
Hi, I was just wondering if the Rode VideoMic is good as a shotgun mic or would something like Audio-Technica AT897 be better Same question for voice overs also Thanks
Re: Is the Rode Video Mic a good shotgun mic or not?
by Paul Trunkfield 8 years ago
I agree with Sareesh, there are so many shotgun mics on the market that finding one that will suit your purposes will be a matter of going to your local store and trying a few. Or, spend a weekend hir
Waving copyright
by Nick Patten 8 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: Waving copyright
by Paul Trunkfield 8 years ago
Hi, If you have had a good working relationship with this client and they ask for all the source material i would tell them that you would be willing to do his for them but due to the length of time i
Dslr Camera and lens good for shooting outdoor golf events
by Chad Allen 8 years ago
Hello all, I'm looking to purchase a dslr camera, Canon or Nikon, mainly for shooting video of golfing events. As far as budget i'm looking to stay below $4000, camera, lens equip etc.. The video must
Re: Dslr Camera and lens good for shooting outdoor golf events
by Paul Trunkfield 8 years ago
Hi Chad, there are lots of great point here. However, instead of buying have you thought about renting the gear to see what suits best. Here in the UK you could hire a Canon 7d or 5d with a few differ
Broadcast Design forum
by Paul Trunkfield 9 years ago
Hi Cow Team, Not sure if its just me but when i click the link to go into Broadcast Design forum it takes me to Motion Graphics forum. Thanks Paul
Re: Broadcast Design forum
by Stephen Smith 9 years ago
Yes it does. It has done that for years...I think merging the two forums was a great idea. Stephen Smith Utah Video Productions Check out my Motion Training DVD Check out my Motion Tutorials
bouncing string
by malcolm DeSoto 10 years ago
okay, couldn't quite find this in the forum archives. I apologize if this has been worked out before. I just want to create a string that a logo hangs on that will drop into frame. I'd like the rope s
Re: bouncing string
by Paul Trunkfield 10 years ago
Hi, if you don't have time for a practical method you could probably do this with expressions. There is a great script called Ease & Wizz over on aescripts.com that with a bit of work might get close
Lighting in a small concrete room
by Paul Trunkfield 10 years ago
Hi all, We will soon be filming a short conversation between 2 people in a small concrete room, approximately 10 feet by 4 feet. The 2 subjects will be sitting close to each other. One will have their
Re: Lighting in a small concrete room
by Paul Trunkfield 10 years ago
Thank you all very much for your help and guidance. We shall be having some test time at the end of the week so i will try some of your recommendations and report back how i get on. Your help has been
Million $$... or a bit Less?
by Nikos Mamalos 10 years ago
Dear Colleagues how much do you think would be a fair charge to a company, (a exceptional restaurant) to pay for the following video: http: vimeo.com 17796954 To give some production specs: * Shot in
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Re: Million $$... or a bit Less?
by Paul Trunkfield 10 years ago
My opinion - i would charge 7 days of yours and crews daily rate for shooting, add in the cost of all travel (flights, taxi, vehicle hire etc), the composers fee, your editing fee for the hours spent
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PPL licences for wedding and event videos
by Paul Trunkfield 11 years ago
Hi all, This is a follow up query to the recent thread Illegal Music on Event Videos. The subject of using copyrighted music in wedding and event videos has been brought up so many times so i apologis
Re: PPL licences for wedding and event videos
by Kerry Brown 11 years ago
Look up Zoom for here in the US. http: www.zoomlicense.com KB
Random light intensity between two values
by Paul Trunkfield 11 years ago
Hi all, I have a scene set up where i have a 3d light randomly flickering on the subject. I have used the "Let there be light" expression from http: www.motionscript.com. segMin = 1.0; minimum segment
Re: Random light intensity between two values
by Paul Trunkfield 11 years ago
Brilliant - thanks very much for your help. Works perfectly.
animating a rubik's cube
by jake pratt 12 years ago
I know this is asking for a bit, but can someone please guide me through the steps in creating a animated rubik's cube in After Effects If not, can you direct me to a page which does have a useful tut
Re: animating a rubik's cube
by Paul Trunkfield 12 years ago
A quick search and found this - might be useful http: forums.creativecow.net thread 2 903853#903873 All the best
Magic Carpet composition
by Paul Trunkfield 13 years ago
Hi all, I'm after a bit of advice. I originally posted this on the main After Effects forum a while back but no one responded. I am planning on doing a scene with a magic carpet. The begining starts w
Re: Magic Carpet composition
by Laurie Turner 13 years ago
I don't know if this would help but Zaxwerks has a plug-in that is called Flag that may give you some more control over your carpet.
Magic Carpet
by Paul Trunkfield 13 years ago
Hi all, I'm after a bit of advice. I am planning on doing a scene with a magic carpet. The begining starts with the subject taking out a rolled up carpet rug and kind of unraveling it infront of him a
Keyframes and effect presets..
by Hamid Rohi-Bilverdy 13 years ago
Hi forum.. Please help me!!! Iv bin searching the net for a solution to my problems. I bin mailing everybody, with no luck(returns). My question, is how to add keyframes in the timeline and then add a
Re: Keyframes and effect presets..
by Paul Trunkfield 13 years ago
Hi, using Steves 'spliting layer'recommendation, why don't you split your original layer where you want the effect to start and then split the resulting layer where you want the effect to end. Then on
Screen goes black on loading
by Paul Trunkfield 13 years ago
I have just installed Adobe Production Studio onto my Toshiba Satellite laptop. All the problems load up great and work fine apart from Premiere Pro 2.0. When i load the program the main loading menu
Re: Screen goes black on loading
by Paul Trunkfield 13 years ago
Another update - i loadted up After Effects 7 first, then Premiere. Premiere loaded completely but when i chose new project it then crashed with screen going black. My laptop has 1 gig ram and can han
Rollercoaster Scene
by Paul Trunkfield 13 years ago
Hi all, I'm after a bit of advice. I'd have to do a scene where a couple of people are talking to the camera whilst riding on a roller coaster. The following is how i think it might be done without ha
Re: Rollercoaster Scene
by Paul Trunkfield 13 years ago
Great advice everyone - thanks. To respond to Yikesmikes, it's to play at a conference and the subjects are talking about the years highs and lows for their business area - hense doing it on a roller
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