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Rob Mize

I have been in TV production long enough to measure my time in decades rather than years... from part-time camera man, to management, to corporate video, my own business, and now back to my real passion - producing educational video at the University of Missouri, Cooperative Media Group.
Member Since:
February 22nd 2008
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Columbia, MO
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USB Mic Input Premiere Pro Mac
by Greg Jones 4 years ago
I do a lot of temp vo's for the projects that I work on. In FCP 7, I could plug my mic in and record right to the timeline. I have Premiere Pro CC and I can't seem to figure out how to get my USB mic
Re: USB Mic Input Premiere Pro Mac
by Rob Mize 9 months ago
DeAnn... that's the ticket. Changing the input in the Mac System Preferences and creating a Mono track for the voice over recording. Thanks very much. Happy New Year ! Rob Mize
Invigorator Pro constantly crashing in Creative Cloud 2015
by Cliff Wallace 2 years ago
Ever since I upgraded to CC2015 and the latest cut of Invigorator Pro, I am getting constant crashes when I close out of the Invig Pro project window to go back to After Effects. It seems to be happen
Re: Invigorator Pro constantly crashing in Creative Cloud 2015
by Rob Mize 12 months ago
I knew it was too good to be true. Stepped away from the computer for about an hour... came back to the project, hit the set up button and "CRASH" ! I don't have time to fool with Invigorator anymore.
CC 2015 Previews Not Real Time
by Simon Roughan 2 years ago
Hi everyone. After installing CC 2015, my previews are no longer in real time. Even as low as 4-5 frames per second. I have a Z820 workstation with 64 gig ram , and an nvidia quadro 6000 plus a tesla
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Re: CC 2015 Previews Not Real Time
by Rob Mize 2 years ago
I made the mistake of starting a new project in AE 2015. Encountered the unbelievably slow user interface and eventually decided to go back to 2014 and start over. I'm not sure I can use a product tha
AE 2014 Configuration Error 5
by Rob Mize 2 years ago
Through unfortunate circumstances I inadvertently reinstalled Adobe Multimedia Pack 2014 over my existing programs. Now when I start AE, I get a dialogue box: Configuration Error 5. Then the program c
Re: AE 2014 Configuration Error 5
by Rob Mize 2 years ago
SITREP 081515 1124CDT Upgraded the OS and installed AE 2015 and all seems to be good. Should be able to open the AE 2014 CC project and proceed forthwith. Would have liked to found the solution to the
Frozen by Upgrade to CC2015
by Rob Mize 2 years ago
I was going along pretty well in CC2014, till I tried to upgrade to CC2015. Now I can't do anything in Premiere Pro. Instead of making some progress on my project this weekend, I'll spend it trying to
Re: Frozen by Upgrade to CC2015
by Rob Mize 2 years ago
Hi, Mads... Thanks so much for your reply and interest. Good News this morning. It wasn't so easy to get back to 2014CC... every effort to uninstall would fail. However, with considerable stubbornness
Solutions to Invigorator Crashes, please
by Rob Mize 4 years ago
My Invigorator PRO has always been prone to crashes on both the Macs I use. On my laptop, the problem worsened to the point where both AE5 & AE6 instantly crash when the effect is applied. Crashes con
Re: Solutions to Invigorator Crashes, please
by Edward Wu 4 years ago
Hi Rob, Please try downloading the newer version using the download links below: 3D Invigorator Pro Mac Version Download Link http: zaxwerks.com downloads Invig_AE_5.1.0p_mac.zip Also, it seems like y
Crashes make Invigorator 5.0.9 Useless
by Rob Mize 4 years ago
Since my first encounter with Invigorator 4.something, it has been crash prone. More recent project suffered multiple crashes till I can no longer apply the effect without an immediate crash. My 5.0.9
Re: Crashes make Invigorator 5.0.9 Useless
by Edward Wu 4 years ago
Hi Rob, Version 5.1.0 is the last version that was released for version 5. Please try downloading the newer version using the download links below: 3D Invigorator Pro Mac Version Download Link http: z
Create Holes in Invigorator Shapes
by Rob Mize 4 years ago
I'm trying to create a gear using an Invigorator Gear Shape and I'd like to cut out the center. Easy enough with hand-drawn shapes, but can't manage it with objects drawn with the shape tool. Do I hav
Re: Create Holes in Invigorator Shapes
by Rob Mize 4 years ago
Thanks, Edward... now if I could just get Invigorator to stop crashing. Additional post with specifics to follow. Rob Mize
What effect(s) are needed to make a realistic object come flying and hit the camera lens?
by Sebastian Lee 5 years ago
Title says it all.
Re: What effect(s) are needed to make a realistic object come flying and hit the camera lens?
by Rob Mize 4 years ago
Hi, Sebastian... Sorry to see the negativity you received to a perfectly reasonable question. I suppose there are those who must confirm their expertise by demeaning others. Fortunately, people like M
Link cc particle world producer to an emitter in after effects
by Michael Lansdell 8 years ago
Hi, I don't have Particular, but through watching many tutorials that use it I know how I could do this with that plugin. However, I'm stuck with what comes in the box and want to try and replicate th
Re: Link cc particle world producer to an emitter in after effects
by Kevin Camp 8 years ago
i just took a closer look, and it's a ratio of the position to the layer's width... which is often the same as the comp, but the expressions are more correct like this... position x: target = thisComp
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Rob Mize liked this 4 years ago
Can't reduce audio level
by Rob Mize 5 years ago
I have a .caf file from Soundtrack Pro, saved as a .wav file and then imported to AE. Regardless of the bitrate, sampling or audio levels (even at -96 db), the audio remains unaffected when I preview.
Re: Can't reduce audio level
by Brian Charles 5 years ago
How odd. Have you tried resetting After Effects preferences
smoke transitions?
by john damiani 5 years ago
I want to create a sort of smoky wispy effect in a video as a transition. basically, what im trying to figure out how to do is take one object, and have it turn into a smoke or liquid, before turning
Re: smoke transitions?
by Rob Mize 5 years ago
Hi, John... Don't know if this is what you're looking for, but here's a tutorial that may give you some ideas: http: library.creativecow.net mize_rob AE-Particle-World-Transitions-Part-1 1 Regards Rob
random flying out text by letter- TEXT SELECTORS? Expressions?
by Gavin McDonald 6 years ago
I would like to achieve the effects of each character of a word or sentence flying out independently like a bunch of flies scattering off a melting Popsicle or whatever. I've been trying to do this us
Re: random flying out text by letter- TEXT SELECTORS? Expressions?
by Rob Mize 6 years ago
Gavin... I did something like this in my last AE tutorial, "Shatter-MATION", basically using the shatter effect to animate text. Don't know if this is your answer, but it may give you some ideas. Rob
Change control from expression to keyframe
by Rob Mize 7 years ago
I am controlling the position of several layers via a simple pickwhip expression to a null. I would like one layer to divorce itself from the expression control and then respond to keyframe control, t
Re: Change control from expression to keyframe
by Rob Mize 7 years ago
Kevin... You did it! Your expression works like a charm... very helpful in tackling a difficult project. You're not only a problem solver, but an inspiration as well. I hope to include this expression
CC RepeTile
by Rob Mize 8 years ago
I'm trying to figure out why CC Repetile works with some images and not others. It doesn't seem to depend on alpha channel or pre-composing. I've re-sized this particular image (.png w alpha), but sti
Re: CC RepeTile
by Ryan Mecheski 4 years ago
Hi guys. I'm sure that I'm late to the party here, but I was having the same trouble. It seems that the replicator reveals in pixels (not in mirrors of itself). So if you have a very large image (say
no waveform in timeline
by Rick Friedberg 10 years ago
using fcp 6.0.4 on mac pro osX.5, activating "show audio waveform" in both user preference timeline tab and timeline settings in sequence settings in toolbar, i can toggle, using command option w and
Re: no waveform in timeline
by Rob Mize 8 years ago
Rick... I had the same problem after upgrading to a new mac and FCP 6.0.5. I realized the problem only affected projects that I had carried over from my old mac. The waveform cache files were on an ex
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