I’m an experienced and passionate TV Online and Offline Editor. My career spans 14 years with over 550 credits across the UK and Australia. I currently work as an Avid Symphony Online Editor / Colorist in Sydney.
February 7th 2008
"New" free emitter libraries released! by Alan Lorence 6 years ago As you're probably aware, I haven't been as diligent with the emitter library releases recently as I should have. (As a reminder, we've switched to quarterly releases instead of monthly, but I haven't
Mocha V3 and Symphony 6/Boris by Dan Davis 7 years ago Hi all, Just wondering if any of you are using Mocha V3 in your workflow with Symphony 6 and Boris corner pin. And if so how's it going. Thanks for any insight. Danny
Re: Mocha V3 and Symphony 6/Boris by Ra-ey Saleh 7 years ago Hey Danny, Not sure if you're confused by the workflow or just having issues. We use Mocha 2.6.1 with no issues into MC6 Have you seen this: http: community.avid.com forums post 574500.aspx Ra-ey
Launch Delay by Ra-ey Saleh 7 years ago Hey Alan, I've just re-installed pI onto my Win7 64bit system and it's behaving very weirdly. It takes approx 45secs to launch (even when I run as Administrator) something that didn't happen last time
Re: Launch Delay by Ra-ey Saleh 7 years ago Hey Alan, Just an update. As I feared the issues I was having with my machine (including the slow launch of pI) was due to a bad install on the Win7 OS. Re-installed (correctly selecting Custom instea
Crane Emitter Libraries by luo xu 7 years ago Hello! I made a "Crane Emitter Libraries" I want him free particle Illusion dedicated to the loving friends. Please allow me to introduce to you, make it useful for people. Download: http: www.texiao.
December Emitter Library released by Alan Lorence 7 years ago Tom has apparently been inspired by the recent info about the LHC and the Higgs, and has produced a library with some pretty amazing emitters. It's 100% super emitters, so no library for particleIllus
November emitter libraries released by Alan Lorence 8 years ago I've finally released this library. I thought there was a problem with the library that caused it to crash a lot, but it turns out that it's a pI3 bug involving non-zero preload values and the "attach
Transfer modes in AVID ? by Martin Fisher 8 years ago Hi there, I'm pretty new to avid and i'm trying to use "transfer modes" (add, multiply, overlay, etc) but i can't find them anywhere. I've searched in the forums but i only found some old entries refe
Re: Transfer modes in AVID ? by Ra-ey Saleh 8 years ago It's here: http: images.digitalmedianet.com projects profoundeffects plugins free_plugins.htm#trans It's great because it's real-time. Though it stopped working for me on the Mac around v4 I think, an
Fade Effect versus Dissolve by Richard Sanchez 8 years ago Coming from years of experience on Final Cut, and now filled with a need to back up on my Avid chops, I have one question that's been burning me for a while. When is it more appropriate to use the Fad
Re: Fade Effect versus Dissolve by Ra-ey Saleh 8 years ago I can't remember the exact technical details, but I seem to remember a tutorial online years ago where someone actually explained why when using anything with an alpha (i.e. a Title or a Matte) you sh
authoring with AVID DVD by Sonic by Lor Porter 8 years ago I've been using Sonic for a while now and just got a request from one of the people a freelance for. If a project has a few pages of menus... can you come back to the correct page after playing from t
Need to do a Star Wars wipe in MC 5.0.3 by Reeve Baily 8 years ago I'm working on a project promoting a Star Wars game and it's the one time in my life I actually have to use a diagonal soft edge wipe (just like the movie). When I go the effects pallete edge wipe low
Re: Need to do a Star Wars wipe in MC 5.0.3 by Ra-ey Saleh 8 years ago ps. Alternatively don't forget that AniMattes can also be added to transitions directly (you don't need to layer video tracks), so once created it can easily be re-applied. You can also draw any shape
Image Stabilizer by Corbin Gross 9 years ago I know this has been covered before but it seems to be a while since the last inquiry that I could find. What is available for an image stabilizer that will work inside Premiere Pro CS4+ on a Mac I've
Re: Image Stabilizer by Ra-ey Saleh 9 years ago According to the developers: 'We already have that Plugins for Final Cut Pro and Premiere CS5 for Mac. We re currently implementing V2 technology and will be ready in approxm. 4 weeks. This will be th
Exporting With Fields Issue by Ra-ey Saleh 10 years ago Guys, Whenever I try and Export a Movie out of AvidFX I get blank 2nd fields. I've tried every file format and config of settings yet still no joy. Before I chalk this up to yet another Boris Bug I ju
BCC Keyframe issue by Thomas Bays 11 years ago I just got upgraded to Avid 3.0 and I'm having problems with keyframing the effects that come with it. Whether I'm in the effects editor or adding keyframes in the record side...each change I make mak
Re: BCC Keyframe issue by Ra-ey Saleh 11 years ago Having the exact same issue on Symphony DX v3 (reported it to Boris Support). The 'Constant' interpolation is more a Boris Red FX thing as these options don't exist in BCC (I know this is the FX forum
Closing Custom Shape by Ra-ey Saleh 11 years ago Guys, How do you 'close' a Custom Shape in the Avid. Clicking on the first point doesn't do it and I've searched the help. Cheers in advance!
Re: Closing Custom Shape by Ra-ey Saleh 11 years ago Update: Ok, after playing with this for another hour I finally got it to work! However, the only way I could get the Shape to 'close' (by clicking on the first point, as you might expect) was to actua