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Ryan Stone

Member Since:
June 26th 2009
37 Posts
Tearing of button overlays
by Ryan Stone 7 years ago
Hi all, I'm desperately trying to finish off a DVD menu, and running in to all sorts of problems. I've created my menu in Photoshop and created the button highlights too, but when previewed (and built
Re: Tearing of button overlays
by Ryan Stone 7 years ago
Hi Daniel, Thanks for that. Unfortunately it's not my choice to create a DVD. The footage is in HD, I have access to a 1920 x 1080 menu, but the client needs a highly compatible format. I assume I can
Poor quality menu
by Ryan Stone 7 years ago
Hi, I'm using Encore CS5 on Mac OS X to produce a DVD for a client. They've supplied me with a an SD Widescreen DVD menu at 1080 x 576 px. However, once built, and played on a computer, the menu is ra
Re: Poor quality menu
by Ryan Stone 7 years ago
Sorry, yes of course that would have been some important information! It is PAL, so I'll give your dimensions a go. Many thanks, Ryan Ryan Stone Creative Director Lambda Films Ltd. Video Production &
No 'Point of Interest' on Camera
by Ryan Stone 7 years ago
Hello all, Just a simple question I hope you can help with. I tried to help a colleague animate a camera in AE CS5 (Mac), and found that the Point of Interest variable simply doesn't exist. I've never
Re: No 'Point of Interest' on Camera
by Tommy Dimmel 3 years ago
Cheers!
Poor quality titles
by Ryan Stone 7 years ago
Hello all, I've used PPro for years and never had a problem with the titles. I threw this simple video presentation together - white background, image and a title below. However, the text looks crisp
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Alexandre Hardy liked this 5 years ago
Re: Poor quality titles
by Ryan Stone 7 years ago
Thanks John, Jeff & Jason for replying. John, you're right and I'm wondering if that sequence is corrupted because I created a brand new, but identical, sequence and it instantly looked sharper. Howev
Wider scrolling comp
by Ryan Stone 8 years ago
Hi all, I really thought this was simple but it's been giving me some grief as late, so maybe I'm missing something obvious. I'd like to create a scrolling animation that retains a consistent backgrou
Re: Wider scrolling comp
by ben g unguren 8 years ago
Think of your comp as the camera viewfinder. You can make your landscape much larger than what you see in the viewfinder. So your comp should be 1920x1080 but you can keep your landscape 12,000 pixels
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Ryan Stone liked this 8 years ago
Canon 600D & EX1 Workflow
by Ryan Stone 9 years ago
Hello all, May I ask how you would best create a PP CS5 project that accepts both Canon 60D footage, and EX1 footage with little quality loss. Many thanks in advance, Ry Ryan Stone Creative Director L
Re: Canon 600D & EX1 Workflow
by Tim Kolb 9 years ago
Assuming all the material is the same pixel dimensions, pixel aspect and frame rate...as long as the sequence matches that, it doesn't matter whether you have the XDcamEX HD sequence or the DSLR seque
Text animation
by Ryan Stone 9 years ago
Hello all, A very simple one, but time consuming if you don't know the name! I'm looking to animate in a line of text. I want all the characters visible, but all to randomly scroll through figures bef
Re: Text animation
by Ryan Stone 9 years ago
Thanks for your help gents, All your input has shown me where to look, thanks. Ryan Ryan Stone Creative Director Lambda Films Ltd. Video Production & Marketing Company Lambda:Cine.com Motion backgroun
Text animation
by Ryan Stone 9 years ago
Hello all, A very simple one, but time consuming if you don't know the name! I'm looking to animate in a line of text. I want all the characters visible, but all to randomly scroll through figures bef
Re: Text animation
by Todd Kopriva 9 years ago
This example shows how to do this from scratch: "Example: Offset characters" --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Todd Kopriva, Ado
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Ryan Stone liked this 9 years ago
Subtitles & Chapter Points
by Ryan Stone 9 years ago
Hello people, I just need a few pointers. I'm using Cs5 on a Mac OS X. I'll be creating multiple subtitle tracks for a project. Is there a way to allow a viewer to 'turn on' individual tracks from a m
Re: Subtitles & Chapter Points
by Ryan Stone 9 years ago
Hi Larry, Thanks for your response. One question though - I am creating a regular DVD rather than a Blue-Ray, so your post leads me to assume that particular feature should work for me Ryan
Vertical Letterboxing
by Ryan Stone 9 years ago
Hi everyone, I've encoded a timeline from Premiere Cs5, to MPEG2 DVD. The footage is originally 1920 x 1080 but I've tried exporting it both as HD & SD with the same issue. I'm running a Mac OS X and
Re: Vertical Letterboxing
by Ryan Stone 9 years ago
Hi Tom, Problem solved. It appears the best remedy is to crop 13 pixels off the top and bottom of the frame in the export view. Obviously you'll lose some of your screen but it doesn't seem to be part
Realistic reflection
by Ryan Stone 9 years ago
Hey everyone, I've just shot a number of products on a revolving turntable. They are all pretty much box shaped. How can I create a realistic reflection during the revolution Both duplicating the laye
Re: Realistic reflection
by Ryan Stone 9 years ago
Thanks Kevin, I've come to the same conclusion. I'll have a look at the projection idea but I've got a lot of these units to do so may have to find something a bit quicker - and yes a subtle, blurred
'Sketched' effect
by Ryan Stone 10 years ago
Hi everyone, I have some hand drawn images scanned into AE. I want to create the effect whereby the image seems to 'buzz' and distort - if that makes any sense at all The Spotify advert shows what I m
Re: 'Sketched' effect
by Todd Kopriva 10 years ago
In addition to the advice given so far, I'll give you a search term that may help you to find where others talk about attaining this sort of result: squigglevision ------------------------------------
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Ryan Stone liked this 10 years ago
Stock Motion DVDs
by Ryan Stone 10 years ago
Hello everyone, I'm looking to create stock motion backgrounds in After Effects and distribute them on DVDs. I was wondering whether anyone could give me some advice on the best format for wide use. I
Re: Stock Motion DVDs
by Ryan Stone 10 years ago
Thanks Daniel, just trying out the Photo Jpeg codec now. Ryan
Getting Premiere to export correct size
by Ryan Stone 10 years ago
Heya, This is similar to a post below, but I didn't want to confuse things by adding to his. I have a simple widescreen project. I selected widescreen 48khz at the start and when I export I ask for a
Re: Getting Premiere to export correct size
by Vincent Rosati 10 years ago
Is your source also PAL Widescreen Do your project settings also show square pixels Your Source, Project Settings, and Export Settings should all match. If you are transforming the frame size of the s
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Ryan Stone liked this 10 years ago
Getting Premiere to export correct size
by Ryan Stone 10 years ago
Heya, This is similar to a post below, but I didn't want to confuse things by adding to his. I have a simple widescreen project. I selected widescreen 48khz at the start and when I export I ask for a
Re: Getting Premiere to export correct size
by Ryan Stone 10 years ago
Hi Vince, Thanks for your post. The answers to your questions are all yes, and I'm not trying to change the frame size of the export, just get it to make it the same as the source. I've got round it t
Take me to school - SWF Compression
by Ryan Stone 10 years ago
Hello everyone, Hope you can help. I've created a video, and the client's web techie wants it in swf format. I stick it Sorenson, and convert to swf, and it creates a swf and a flv. The swf is only 12
Re: Take me to school - SWF Compression
by Ryan Stone 10 years ago
Hello again, I finally heard back from the client, and this time, their web developer. The swf file I provided still doesn't work, and here's the explanation from the developer himself: "I had a look
Converting to 3gp - with live links.
by Ryan Stone 10 years ago
Hello all, I'm under no illusion that my actual question has little to do with compression, however, I haven't a clue where to post this. I'm hoping though that some users produce 3gp files and *may*
Re: Converting to 3gp - with live links.
by Daniel Low 10 years ago
Transcoding to 3gp is easy. Clickable link at the end is tricky but SMIL is the way to go. http: en.wikipedia.org wiki Synchronized_Multimedia_Integration_Language ____________________________________
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