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Peter O'Connell

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AE to Maya... Extreme script wanted
by Joel Benjamin 9 years ago
Ok, I know that this is possible but do NOT have the MEL script (well, nor the actionscript) knowledge to make it happen. MoCon has a fantastic script taking After Effects camera data and object data
Re: AE to Maya... Extreme script wanted
by Peter O'Connell 9 years ago
Hi, why not contact Barry Berman directly (the guy who wrote the mocon scripts) Pete Rogue Keyframe Feature Film Compositing
Roto in AE
by Charles Taylor 9 years ago
Well, everyone's favourite: Roto. I'm used to Shake, which has great roto tools. I'm using AE for the current project, and need to train a rotoscoper in roto in AE, because I can't find a way to open
Re: Roto in AE
by Peter O'Connell 9 years ago
Charles Taylor "Also, is there a shortcut to lock all layers but the current layer " Click a lock and drag across all other layers you want to lock. This can probably be done with scripting too. Char
Matchmover for MAC?
by Jason McKee 9 years ago
Are there any good, free Matchmover programs like Boujou for Mac that will work with After Effects Thanks in advance. -jm
Re: Matchmover for MAC?
by Peter O'Connell 9 years ago
Hi. It was just announced at NAB. try this search in Google, you will get several hits: foundry nab "after effects" 3d tracker Pete Rogue Keyframe Feature Film Compositing
Image Stabilization for the Big Screen
by Van Royko 9 years ago
Is there any reason that image stabilization shouldnt work for the big screen (ie cinema). I spoke with a producer who said that his tests always made the image softer. Does anyone have any direct exp
Re: Image Stabilization for the Big Screen
by Peter O'Connell 9 years ago
Hi Roland. Using draft mode is an interesting option. This forces the image to the nearest full pixel, right For tracking at 2k for something you are going to see in a cinema, you need to get down to
Rendering Cineon DPX files with RGB+Alpha
by Matthew McLelland 9 years ago
What is the method for getting a Cineon DPX rendered with both RGB+Alpha or should I be rendering out separate RGB, then Alpha files
Re: Rendering Cineon DPX files with RGB+Alpha
by Peter O'Connell 9 years ago
Hi, render you alpha separately. Pete Rogue Keyframe Feature Film Compositing
Great De-noise Plug-in
by Chris Blair 10 years ago
I don't post in this forum much but figured this was the best place to post this. I also don't tout products or software that often, but I've recently found and used a plug-in that I think is the most
Re: Great De-noise Plug-in
by Peter O'Connell 10 years ago
I agree Pete Rogue Keyframe Feature Film Compositing
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by Peter O'Connell 10 years ago

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by Peter O'Connell 10 years ago

question for trigonometry geniuses
by Daniel Crooks 10 years ago
hi people I'm looking for an equation to 'linearise' the pixel motion of a panning camera. I thought a simple Sine displacement map would do the trick but unfortunately the curve appears to be a littl
Re: question for trigonometry geniuses
by Peter O'Connell 10 years ago
Hi I think this has to do with the fact that all points on the plane are not equidistant from the camera (look at the top view to get an idea of what I mean). As far as a workaround, couldn't you pull
Text layer bounding box coordinates
by Peter O'Connell 10 years ago
Hi does anyone know how to access a text layer's bounding box coordinates. I am trying to write a script that iterates though a bunch of text layers to center their anchor points. Thanks Pete
Re: Text layer bounding box coordinates
by Peter O'Connell 10 years ago
Thanks Dan, that did the trick. Pete
Photoshop error when trying to add motion menues
by Peter O'Connell 10 years ago
Hi, I am using encore CS4 and am getting an error when I try to add a motion menu background to an Encore menu. It says something like "Photoshop Error -1". Also when I render an individual menu for p
Re: Photoshop error when trying to add motion menues
by Peter O'Connell 10 years ago
Hi Brian, I made my menus in AE and saved them out of AE as psd files. Because the psd file had many layers which were mov files, I guess somehow Encore gets confused. What worked for me was to reduce
Expression Helper\Assistant
by Christopher Rotter 11 years ago
Hi, I have watched a series of excellent tutorials on expressions in After Effects. The only problem is I'm having a hard time grasping most of the concepts. So my question is, is there a tool that ca
Re: Expression HelperAssistant
by Peter O'Connell 11 years ago
Hi there are extensive comments at the beginninng of the rd_GimmePropPath.jsx file if you have a look at it in a text editor. Hope this helps Pete roguekeyframe.com
Tracking data apply to mask
by Brian Mills 11 years ago
Im trying to find a way to apply tracking data to a mask...is there a way to do this... thanks
Re: Tracking data apply to mask
by Peter O'Connell 11 years ago
Hi, as long as the mask is on a solid, just apply it to the layer's position property directly, either via an expression or by copy pasting the tracker values. Pete roguekeyframe.com
Parameter arrays in Extendscript Toolkit data browser?
by Peter O'Connell 11 years ago
Hi, in the Extendscript Toolkit, when using the data browser window, is there a way to see required parameters For example, with "Core Javascript Elements" and "Prototype Elements" selected in the upp
Intersection of 2 vectors (vanishing point)
by Peter O'Connell 11 years ago
Hi I am trying to calculate the vanishing point (E) for some footage I have tracked and applied a 4 corner pin track to. Points a,b,c and d represent the cornerpin points and I am trying to calculate
Re: Intersection of 2 vectors (vanishing point)
by Peter O'Connell 11 years ago
Dan Ebberts to the rescue yet again Thanks so much! Pete
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Photoshop Dodging and Burning in After Effects on Alpha? Help me please
by Peter O'Connell 14 years ago
Hi there is a great feature in photoshop that I am trying to get work in After Effects (I am posting here because no one at the AE boards can help, so I thought I'd try here, sorry if it isn't the rig
IFF and Cineon Support in Motion?
by Peter O'Connell 14 years ago
Does Motion support IFF and Cineon files Thanks Pete
Re: IFF and Cineon Support in Motion?
by Peter O'Connell 14 years ago
OK guys thanks for the info. Bye Pete
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