Preview much brighter than render by Rick Morton 5 days ago Lately I've had a problem I swear I didn't have before, and I don't know why. When I'm looking at some objects that have light on them in my edit window, I can set the light brightness to what looks r
Pills in a bottle - how? by Rick Morton 3 weeks ago I need to drop a bottle, then have pills spill out of it when it lands. I tried cloning the pills and putting the cloner in the bottle with rigid tag, but as soon as I run, all hell breaks loose with
Flickering in rendered textures by Rick Morton 2 months ago I'm getting this flickering on the wall texture in this render. Not sure why or how to correct. This is the end of a long render so I'm hoping I can just re-render a fix in this end section. The mater
Re: Flickering in rendered textures by Rick Morton 2 months ago Brian... thanks. I'll give that a try. I have no idea what those things mean, but I'll follow your suggestion. If you can figure out the little white spots in the throne, please let me know.
Light through stained glass by Rick Morton 2 months ago I'm building a medieval room. I would like to add some windows with colored "glass" panes, then have a light shine through, into the room, with visible light, the color of the glass. Any ideas would b
Re: Light through stained glass by Rick Morton 2 months ago Jim... do you know why I'm getting a flickering on the stone texture as I push in towards the wall and the throne The client noticed it. I can't figure it out. It's just a standard stone texture from
Need tutorial on green screen compsiting by Rick Morton 2 months ago I'm having trouble finding any tutorials online for compositing live action actors shot on green screen into a virtual 3d set created in Cinema. I want to shoot live actors, with camera movement, on g
Blu Ray Pop-UP control - On and Off ??? by Rick Morton 2 years ago We got a complaint from a new client because the left-edge vertical pop-up menu didn't disappear when the LEFT arrow was pressed on the remote. Our other two clients apparently don't care about this,
FCPx and Mac Pro performance by Rick Morton 4 years ago I have a late 2013 MacPro tower with 64 gigs of ram. I'm using G-Tech Thunderbolt raids - two 4 TB ones - as my editing drives. The performance of my system is not at all what I expected when I spent
AE stops rendering the time line by Rick Morton 10 years ago I'm running CS4, latest version, on Snow Leopard. After a few "0" time line renders, it stops. It will render about 3 seconds then start to repeat, regardless of where the render bars are set. Then, a
Re: AE stops rendering the time line by Rick Morton 10 years ago I'll check that. But again, it works fine... then goes to rendering only about 4 seconds. Then less. Then it starts to repeat at about 2 frames... then I get the error message.
Re: Capturing Hi8 without miniDv deck by Rick Morton 10 years ago There are two ways. One would be to have a capture card in your computer. The video output from the camera would go into the card and get into the computer that way. The other way is to get an analog
Lightened image on output by Rick Morton 10 years ago I have a normal looking clip in a timeline. If I output it to ANYTHING - through Compressor, QT conversion, Mp4, h264, QT movie... anything... the image appears considerably lighter than the original.
Re: Lightened image on output by Rick Morton 10 years ago Regardless... and it's a new iMac 27 inch... I'm looking at both on the same monitor. The problem happens when I output to ANY new format or just to another QT movie. Interestingly, I just discovered
Stalling playback on iMac by Rick Morton 10 years ago I have a new 27 inch iMac - 3 gig dual core. I have FCP6 - latest version. I'm building a time line from DV footage - not HDV. Media is on a new LaCie 500 gig drive, connected via the FW 800 port. I'v
new iMac and FW 800 by Rick Morton 10 years ago I have a new iMac. I have a Sony camera with 4pin FW out. The only FW input to the iMac is 800. So I got a 4 pin to 9 pin cable. Plugged the camera into an external capture FW drive and the drive into
help with track matte by Rick Morton 10 years ago I'm stumped. I'm trying to use a track matte to have a movie show through a shape. The shape is a black shape on a Photoshop layer. I assumed this was an automatic alpha channel. In order to make the
Re: help with track matte by Rick Morton 10 years ago Thanks. Yes.... the psd layer is not working in the alpha mode at all. All I see is a black shape. I'm using a transparent layer out of PS. WHen saving it, as I normally would, I assume it automatical
multiple images in particles by Rick Morton 12 years ago Is there a way to use a folder of images to fill a particle generator I want the particle motion effect but I want many different images following the particle path. I know I've seen something somewhe
Can't figure out SOUNDKEYS by Rick Morton 13 years ago I'm trying to make SoundKeys work. The only tutorial I've found shows linking the text layer to the solid where SK is, attaching to the "output" keyframe. There is NO "Output" shown anywhere when I tr