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Rajarshi Basu

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A flickering light effect on polygons/ tracers ?
by Rajarshi Basu 11 months ago
Hi guys! I am trying to create this effect of flickering lights on individual lines faces of an animated polygon shape like this. How can I achieve this effect Is it with material or Like this one. ht
Re: A flickering light effect on polygons/ tracers ?
by Rajarshi Basu 11 months ago
Thanks for the reply. Do you think it can be done procedurally with shaders Like the video link reference, the effects is very minimal and looks classy. Thanks!
The Terror Main Titles Flowy Look
by Rajarshi Basu 1 year ago
Hi Guys, Just came across this wondeful main title design. There is a sort of ink flowing effect happening on the faces. Is this done in 3D particles To get the colour and texture move Or is this an e
Re: The Terror Main Titles Flowy Look
by Rajarshi Basu 1 year ago
Wow, thanks Steve, for in depth workflow. Trying it out ASAP I am sure it will be helpful to everyone. ! I never thought of using the Time Echo filter!
Halt and Catch Fire Main Titles
by Rajarshi Basu 2 years ago
Hi, Just putting it out there, I was wondering how to go about achieving an organic yet techy glitch look like this Is it manual or some sort of plugin like AE PixelSorter is being used here https: vi
Re: Halt and Catch Fire Main Titles
by Graham Quince 2 years ago
There's a really in-depth interview with the the director and lead animator of the HCF title sequence over at Art of the Title - http: www.artofthetitle.com title halt-and-catch-fire In a nutshell, th
Text Reveal Effect Suggestion or Advice
by Rajarshi Basu 3 years ago
Hi, I am trying to this effect where, as a plane passes in the sky , a text gets revealed...I have attached the photo... I want to avoid any roto work if possible and would like a matte workflow...but
Re: Text Reveal Effect Suggestion or Advice
by Rajarshi Basu 3 years ago
Thanks guys ! Awesome.
Stabilizing the Center Point of a Spinning Disc
by Rajarshi Basu 5 years ago
Hi, For my film I shot a spinning wheel, 90 degrees camera looking down. Now the axis wasn't perfect in my makeshift spinning rig, and the center of the disc keeps shifting. I have manually key framed
Re: Stabilizing the Center Point of a Spinning Disc
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 5 years ago
Shooting something like this will give you a slight wobble almost always. Stabilizing that is almost impossible - why not take a good picture, cut the wheel out and animate in AE - you'll get a perfec
Simple Node Problem
by Rajarshi Basu 6 years ago
Hi, I'm new to Resolve. Presently I am facing a problem where the same shot is in 2 parts in the sequence. But different light conditions. But the grade is getting applied to both the shots. Even when
Re: Simple Node Problem
by Rajarshi Basu 6 years ago
Thanks :) yes I looked into the manual and just did that...solved.
Trying to stick an image onto a mobile phone, but the hand is getting in the way !
by Rajarshi Basu 6 years ago
Hi I have shot here, a hand picking up the mobile phone. I wanna replace the screen. But the hand is getting in the way and destroying the track, I am using 3D camera tracker. I know I have to roto ar
Re: Trying to stick an image onto a mobile phone, but the hand is getting in the way !
by Roland R. Kahlenberg 6 years ago
Here's another mocha tutorial on tracking with foreground occlusion - http: vimeo.com 8057500 With respect to tracking screens, 99% of tracking issues has to do with footage that have been acquired wi
Motion Graphics Animation Advice...
by Rajarshi Basu 7 years ago
Hi, I was wondering how to achieve this kind of a look in After Effects Is this done through shape layers https: vimeo.com 45956478 Thanks !
Re: Motion Graphics Animation Advice...
by Brian Charles 7 years ago
Hi Raj; Very cool animation well done. My suspicion is that this is clever shape animation with faked 3D elements from Photoshop and Illustrator. There are a couple of tutorials online, I'm looking fo
Feature Film Audio Sync Advice
by Rajarshi Basu 7 years ago
Hi, I am editing a feature film, shot using Canon 7D. Now I have already edited the film using camera sound, as I got the location sync sound much later. Now, is there a way where I can sync the origi
Re: Feature Film Audio Sync Advice
by igor jovcevski 7 years ago
you can also try WoOWave WooSync. As someone who was one of the developers of the woosync, I would appreciate your thoughts. woowave.com thanks Igor
Need a network storage/ RAID advice for small film + documentary production house in India
by Rajarshi Basu 8 years ago
Hi, I am an editor working between Vancouver and Kolkata, India. One of the companies I work for in India needs to streamline their workflow. At present we have been doing all our projects using exter
Re: Need a network storage/ RAID advice for small film + documentary production house in India
by Rajarshi Basu 8 years ago
Hi Bob, Sorry for the misunderstanding, what I meant was, a system which I can upgrade to 24 TB in the future if needed. I guess I have to buy a Drobo then. Not shared, but I can at least get RAID 5 i
Changing the Render to Picture Viewer Display units ?
by Rajarshi Basu 8 years ago
Hi, I was wondering when I render an image to a the picture viewer and control click my mouse over the image, below the viewer...I get the RGB values. But in my viewer instead of 255 255 255, I get th
Shooting a water drop
by Rajarshi Basu 9 years ago
Hi, I need to shoot a single water drop to composite it. I will be using a canon 5D with a 60mm macro lens. But what kind of a background should I shoot it on Black or green Also how can I possibly li
Re: Shooting a water drop
by todd mcmullen 9 years ago
Hey raj Sounds like fun I would think a black background would work but I defer to the VFX specialist. However, you will need to throw some backlight on the drop. Position the light so you can keep it
Basic Polygon Modeling question
by Rajarshi Basu 9 years ago
Hi I was wondering what is the command to duplicate the surface of polygon Suppose I am extruding a plane, I want to duplicate the plane, and sale the extrusion down and extend again... Thanks RB
Re: Basic Polygon Modeling question
by Brian Jones 9 years ago
Split will duplicate polys and put them in a new object but it sounds like you might want Extrude Inner
solid sphere fragments
by Rajarshi Basu 9 years ago
Hi, I am trying to create a craggy rock surfaced sphere which is solid and the fragments are flying off. I have used sub poly displacement to get the look and fracture object to explode the sphere, bu
Re: solid sphere fragments
by Rajarshi Basu 9 years ago
Thanks Randy, I tried it out, works really great ! Although the number is limited to 512 fragments. RB
Terrain Shader anyone ?
by Rajarshi Basu 9 years ago
I am using the terrain shader and getting some nice look, but when i put it on a poly object, the object doesn't get totally covered...its like broken up. I have tried tagging Fit to Object, still it
Re: Terrain Shader anyone ?
by Rajarshi Basu 9 years ago
Hi Brian, I tried out the terrain shader, but its not wrapping around my poly objects. Is there any way to achieve this I am trying to get a landscape terrain look on my spheres. Thanks Raj
Loading Cheen Shaders from Maxon website
by Rajarshi Basu 9 years ago
Hi, There are some Cheen Shaders on the Maxon download page. http: www.maxon.net downloads updates-co materials-and-goodies.html Any ideas how to load them into the library material browser Thanks Raj
Re: Loading Cheen Shaders from Maxon website
by Rajarshi Basu 9 years ago
Hi, So I create a new library by creating a new folder
RSMBlur Pro for BEginners
by Rajarshi Basu 9 years ago
Hi, Are there any tutorials out there for using the Reel Smart Motion Blur for beginners Like an indepth tutorial explaining the plugin categories Cheers ! Raj
Re: RSMBlur Pro for BEginners
by Pierre Jasmin 9 years ago
Right now there is documentation in the plugin folder (where it's installed) and some sample projects http: revisionfx.com products rsmb help #ae_compatible_4 Now the regular standard version is only
DivX to Quicktime converter
by Rajarshi Basu 10 years ago
Hi, I need to edit some divx files on the timeline. Is there any software that converts divx to quicktime I am runnning a macbook pro. Thanks Raj
Re: DivX to Quicktime converter
by Rafael Amador 10 years ago
Hi Raharshy, Try with MPEGStreamclip. If MPEGStreamclip can not open the file you will need to download some DivX QT component. Cheers, rafael www.nagavideo.com
Timeline clips show Unrendered, although playing ?????
by Rajarshi Basu 10 years ago
Hi, I have faced this problem before, but now I just had to ask it !! Sometimes my clips on the time-line show un-rendered, I mean when I am in "SHOW CLIP LABELS" mode ...its just a visual, but its ir
Re: Timeline clips show Unrendered, although playing ?????
by John Pale 10 years ago
Rajarshi Basu "I have my HD footage on a USB drive, there are no speed issues. " You should never use USB drives for video. Consider yourself lucky if you are not getting lots of dropped frames. USB
Setting a Time Limit
by Rajarshi Basu 10 years ago
Hi, In this Eran Stern tutorial, http: library.creativecow.net articles stern_eran Promo_Breakdown_Part_1 video-tutorial.php he uses an expression for movement. time*2 Suppose I have a 10 second compo
Re: Setting a Time Limit
by Rajarshi Basu 10 years ago
Hey man, thanks a lot. t=linear(time,0,5,0,5); t*2; so, if in my comp of 10 secs if I want it to affect only till 3 seconds... then t=linear(time,3,5,10,5) t*2
Virtual Dub Mpeg 2 for Macs ?
by Rajarshi Basu 10 years ago
Hi, Is there a substitute program like Virtual Dub Mpeg2 for OS X, to make uncompressed .avi or QT's from .vob files on a dvd Thanks, Raj
Re: Virtual Dub Mpeg 2 for Macs ?
by Shane Ross 10 years ago
MPEG STREAMCLIP. http: www.squared5.com Shane GETTING ORGANIZED WITH FINAL CUT PRO DVD...don't miss it. Read my blog, Little Frog in High Def
How to bring back the consolidated project...
by Rajarshi Basu 11 years ago
Hi... I had a project A on my Mac. But I needed to work on my laptop so I created a duplicate project B using the Media Manager into my USB hard disk. Now I have made changes to the time-line in proje
Re: How to bring back the consolidated project...
by Rajarshi Basu 11 years ago
Hi Dan. I tried the XML import export thing, but it still couldn't connect the clips from my project in the USB hard disk to the same exported project (via XML) in my internal hard disks. I tried both
Can FCP generate PDF files ?
by Rajarshi Basu 11 years ago
Hi, I want to know if this is possible or not... I am sending mt film to the censors, so they want the entire film transcribed...each shot and the shot description + dialog ( very painful !!) Is it po
Re: Can FCP generate PDF files ?
by Jeremy Garchow 11 years ago
Maybe this http: www.digital-heaven.co.uk finalprint
Aspect ratio help !!
by Rajarshi Basu 11 years ago
Hi, Im editing a documentary for broadcast. My film is 50% 4:3 DV shot on Sony PD 170 and the rest 16:9 DV shot on Sony Z1P And the list of aspect ratio deliverables are : 4 x 3 Full Height Anamorphi
Re: Aspect ratio help !!
by Rajarshi Basu 11 years ago
hi Todd, I have uploaded 2 photos, one is DV Pal Letterboxed http: www.flickr.com photos 31464191@N07 and the other is DV PAL ANAMORPHIC...which is looking squished and elongated. Will it play as 16 9
!!! Print to Video Showing Out of Memory !!
by Rajarshi Basu 11 years ago
Hi, I am going nuts on my delivery schedule for a 2 hour documentary on DV. I have 17 audio tracks...which I need...(the wav mixdown is coming outsync !! for some strange problem !!) and 3 Video track
Re: !!! Print to Video Showing Out of Memory !!
by Rajarshi Basu 11 years ago
Hi, But won't that reference QT file give a lower quality output
Moving to Vancouver
by Rajarshi Basu 11 years ago
Hi, I am a film documentary editor from India, I will be relocating to Vancouver. Can somebody advise me how to get into the work scene there For freelancing in feature films or television Raj
Re: Moving to Vancouver
by Gursimran Dhillon 11 years ago
Hi Raj, What type of work do you do Canadian Bollywood Films Inc, is a canadian based company doing South Asian Programming in Canada. Send me a E-Mail on the below E-Mail address and i will see what
Text breaks on import from After Effects
by Rajarshi Basu 12 years ago
Hi, I recently did some titles in AFX, and rendered an uncompressed .avi file. On importing it to PPro 2, i had to render the file in the timeline. I notice my text quality detoriate, and break up...
Re: Text breaks on import from After Effects
by Jon Barrie 12 years ago
It common to have the quality setting in the program monitor to automatic or draft and not know it. Make sure it's set to High for a proper representation of your final render inside the timeline. If
generating EDL
by Rajarshi Basu 12 years ago
hi, I have been editing HDV on my Ppro 2. The footage has been captured via, Cineform Aspect Hd. I have converted them into cinform avi's and have faced no problem editing. Now, my producers want a ED
Premiere Pro vs Vegas for HDV ???
by Rajarshi Basu 12 years ago
Hi, Im a PPro 2 user. And editing native HDV in PPro2 is a bitch without Cineform Aspect HD. Does Vegas have Cineform codec built in Is there some intermediary codec built into Vegas Or do I have go t
Re: Premiere Pro Aspect is better preview
by Jerry Waters 12 years ago
That may be true, HOWEVER, the difference in previewing HDV footage in PP with Aspect and Vegas is like daylight and dark. Aspect rewrites the engine in PP. It isn't just the codec. With Aspect, Cinef
Adobe admits PPro 2.0 HDV export to tape flaw. no solution
by HDflyer 12 years ago
I have been trying to export a HDV 1080I project back to tape (at 1080I) and always get a grainy picture upon playing the tape back on my large plasma TV. When the camera isn
Re: Adobe admits PPro 2.0 HDV export to tape flaw. no solution
by Rajarshi Basu 12 years ago
Well, working with HDV natively in Premiere should probably be the first issue. Most of us don't, because it is very, very slow... and that's the actual first flaw vincent, I have a Athlon64 3000, wit
Stuttering playback in timeline
by Rajarshi Basu 12 years ago
Hi, Im facing this problem of stuttering playback on my timeline with dv footage. I was editing this documentary... then i opened the project after a month . and now the playback on the timeline is ha
Re: Stuttering playback in timeline
by Rajarshi Basu 12 years ago
harm, Im buying a new system, Intel Core 2 Duo, with 2 GbRam, which video card would you suggest, under $200 thanks Raj
HDV capture problems...
by Rajarshi Basu 12 years ago
I tried capturing HDV from Sony Z1P camera...Athlon64 3000, Nvidia 6200...2Gb Ram. All I got was jerky frames and scratchy playback in timeline... do I need a more powerful comp...like a dual processo
Re: HDV capture problems...Urgent!!
by Rajarshi Basu 12 years ago
thanks steve... Im checking up on Newegg, but the prices of the core2 Duo 6600 conroe and the Xeon 3050 conroe is nearly the same... Would you know the diffrence, bwtween the server processor and the
Realtime Hd on Sd monitor ?
by Rajarshi Basu 13 years ago
Hi I'm planning to buy a blackmagic decklink hd extreme along with a mac pro. my budget is stretched, so I'm going for the apple 23"HD LCD display along with a SD broadcast monitor for color correctio
Re: Realtime Hd on Sd monitor ?
by Kristian Lam 13 years ago
The answer is yes but it depends on the HD format you're working with. More information here: http: blackmagic-design.com support detail.asp techID=103regards Kristian Lam Blackmagic Design
stupid menu problem
by Rajarshi Basu 13 years ago
hi , I'm facing this really irritating problem. I have a menu that has these 5 buttons, the last being return to Main Menu it goes like this... A B C D E main menu But, when I play it on my Tv, the re
Re: stupid menu problem
by Rajarshi Basu 13 years ago
thanks david...figured the routing problem.
How to create randomized dvd chapters ?
by Rajarshi Basu 13 years ago
Hi, I want to know if its possible to create randomized chapter on a dvd I want to have an option where, every time the dvd is played, it plays the chapters in a randomized chapter order. Its auto ge
Re: How to create randomized dvd chapters ?
by Rajarshi Basu 13 years ago
I use adobe encore 2.
Super Cool Trail Effect!!
by Rajarshi Basu 13 years ago
Hi, I watched this cool russian vampire flick called Daywatch, where this effect was used... The vampire is pulled back, and when he is pulled back...the trails from his eyeballs, resemble on a neon t
Re: Super Cool Trail Effect!!
by Rajarshi Basu 13 years ago
Hi Mylenium, Thanks for the tip. The emitter tracking is working fine. But I can't seem to get the thin wispy smoky trails that I want. I have tried every possible combination between the Emitter and
how to delay the buttons ?
by Rajarshi Basu 13 years ago
i have a video as my menu. I want the video to play out and at the end i want the buttons to start fading in... Basically I want the user to watch the video! and at the end the user will be given the
Re: how to delay the buttons ?
by Joe Bowden 13 years ago
You can't fade anything in Encore- you'd have to do that in After Effects or Premiere, and make the video clip your menu background. Once you bring this into Encore and make it your menu video backgro
Ipod Nano... follow a path!?!?
by Antonin Ferla 13 years ago
Hi there... I saw the tutorial about the ipod nano... Great! ...and I would like to know how "control" the movement... I know there are an "expression" I would like to have the same result but witht m
Re: Ipod Nano... follow a path!?!?
by Rajarshi Basu 13 years ago
..where is this tutorial
Documentary Sound problems...
by Rajarshi Basu 13 years ago
Hi, Im editing a documentary, which has sound recorded on the tape itself...no DAT here..I have lot of ambience sound...and voice over recorded on my minidisc player ...any suggestions how I can make
Re: Documentary Sound problems...
by willie toth 13 years ago
Raj, Need to hear about a minute or so to help ... You can E-mail me a sample at loganonestudio@aol.com and I should be able to head you in the right direction .......... WILLIE
question for Peder
by Rajarshi Basu 13 years ago
Hi, I downloaded your tutorial from Trapcode, the Zoom one, where you create a crowd using particular. I tried doing the same thing but I get a message saying "Custom particle size is big..." i had po
Re: question for Peder
by Rajarshi Basu 13 years ago
PEDER, Maybe its kind of stupid of me, but I still can't "make a crowd" like you did in the tutorial. I can't seem to generate 3d, it keeps coming out like 2d images... Is it possible for you to post
PARTICULAR pROBLEM
by Rajarshi Basu 13 years ago
Hi, Im trying to multiply a group of people dancing using Particular. But everytime Im getting a message "Warning: Your custom particle layer size is big ( 1024*576) ...Im using PAL 720 576 andext mes
Re: PARTICULAR pROBLEM
by Mylenium 13 years ago
Particular will give this message to prevent you from causing crashes with too large particles. It should not stop you from working with large images, though. If it's an option, scale down your partic
NOkia Ad ?
by Rajarshi Basu 13 years ago
Hi, I guess everyone has seen the Nokia N series ad, where patterns start crawling over the skin... Any idea how it is done and using which plugin Thanks Raj
Re: NOkia Ad ?
by Rajarshi Basu 13 years ago
hey Mylenium, searched hard and long for "growing vines"...and, only my post came up. Please give me a url...if u happen to find one... thanks raj
Advice for documentary demo reel
by Rajarshi Basu 13 years ago
Hi, I am preparing my first showreel as an editor. It has music videos, documentaries and short films. Im confused as to how to club them together as they are quite different in terms of content and s
Re: Advice for documentary demo reel
by Bob Blaha 13 years ago
Rajarshi, I had sort of the same dilema, first attempt was very scattered. I think I finally have what looks more like a finished piece in that grouping the types together (vignetting) helps. Have a l
News: !mpossible Pictures Fabricates Provocative Promo For Discovery Investigative Thursdays
by Cow News Droid 13 years ago
(Denver, CO - August 4, 2006) Still riding high after its recent BDA Gold Award win, creative digital studio !mpossible Pictures has created another wow-inducing piece - this time a provocative promo
Re: News: !mpossible Pictures Fabricates Provocative Promo For Discovery Investigative Thursdays
by Rajarshi Basu 13 years ago
Is there anyway I can check out the promo on the internet
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