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Satesh Ramjattan

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July 5th 2005
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C4D to After Effects problem
by stu metcalf 10 years ago
I've successfully been working between cinema 4d and after effects for a while and one of the functions I find very useful is the External Compositing tag, allowing the addition of assets within After
Re: C4D to After Effects problem
by Satesh Ramjattan 10 years ago
Is the "relative" option checked
exporting to after effects
by Scott Gaskin 10 years ago
Hi, Could someone please let me know what the settings are in Cinema 4d that enable you to export as a quicktime for use in after effects but allows you to keep the background transparent Cheers Scott
Re: exporting to after effects
by Satesh Ramjattan 10 years ago
just export as a Quicktime "Animation" with the alpha channel turned on. Should be "millions colors +"
Can I add a separate material to a fillet cap on text?
by Greg Mulvey 11 years ago
If I create a text object via MoGraph Text Object and then add a Fillet Cap Is it possible to apply a material to the text and then a separate material to just the Fillet Cap Thanks, Greg
Re: Can I add a separate material to a fillet cap on text?
by Satesh Ramjattan 11 years ago
Just type "C1" for your caps(face) in the "selection" tab of the material, then "R1" for your fillets(rounds)on the other material. Must be all capital letters
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objects don't move
by Gonçalo Perdigao 11 years ago
hi there, i cant move the objects, i have selected the move tool and all the objects rotate over them self, and don't move in any axis. I have uninstall cinema and install it again and it still have t
Re: objects don't move
by Satesh Ramjattan 11 years ago
do you have the "move" tool selected and not the "move axis" tool
Mac and PC
by John Stanowski 11 years ago
I just got a Mac Pro but my Cinema4D software is for PC. If I make a project in C4D destined for After Effects on my PC, will the After Effects on my Mac accept that file
Re: Mac and PC
by Satesh Ramjattan 11 years ago
yes
Great effects. Anybody could help me to figur it out?
by liu miao 11 years ago
Here are two effects I am try to achive in my project. Does anyone could point me out a way to make it Could I achive by using any plugin Thanks... http: www.youtube.com watch v=PqqAwyhFLOE http: www.
Re: Great effects. Anybody could help me to figur it out?
by Satesh Ramjattan 11 years ago
Looks like particle effects. You could probably do it using trapcode particular. check out ayatoweb.com. I think there is something similar to this on there.
Unwrapped UV's wanting to save as a guide for painting in Photoshop
by chris forrester 11 years ago
I'm already half kicking myself as I came across a tutorial that had a really good tip of outlining the edges of the UVs in C4d and then saving a .PSD file which contained all the different channels y
Re: Unwrapped UV's wanting to save as a guide for painting in Photoshop
by Satesh Ramjattan 11 years ago
select the UVs you want. CTRL+A(PC) I think go to layer and outline them. Then you export as a PSD or whatever. Not in front of it right now, but look for the command that outlines your UVs
Critique on reel
by Satesh Ramjattan 11 years ago
Hey all, just added my latest reel. It's a post production reel. Any comments welcome. Thanks www.teknorganic.com
Re: Critique on reel
by Satesh Ramjattan 11 years ago
Thanks for all your thoughts and compliments. I agree John, maybe a music track that has a better build and climax will work better. Thanks again.
C4D to AE
by Trevor Phillippi 11 years ago
Hey all, i'm relatively new to AE, but i'm a decently long time C4D user. I'm excited about the possibilities in the integreation between AE and C4D but i'm having some difficulties. When I save out a
Re: C4D to AE
by Satesh Ramjattan 11 years ago
Do you have the plugin installed If not, look inside the exchange plugins folder in the cinema4d directory and move or copy the plugin into the after effects plugins folder
Placing Video in Cinema4d
by Daniel Bugeja 11 years ago
Hi,I am currently using a demo version of cimena4d r10 and have done an animation of a city with a camera travelling through the buildings and would like to know how to place video in the scene. I hav
Re: Placing Video in Cinema4d
by Satesh Ramjattan 11 years ago
Have you rendered out your animation
60 fps image sequence into a 29.97 proj
by Satesh Ramjattan 11 years ago
Hello, Quick question, My art dept. sent me an image sequence from Cinema 4D that was rendered out at 60 frames a second. The problem I am having is when I import it into Media Composer 2.7 the sequen
Re: 60 fps image sequence into a 29.97 proj
by murforama 11 years ago
You could add a timewarp to the clip and speed it up 200%. There's probably another way but that seem like the quickest. Murf
Right way to upgrade from Xpress Pro 2 MC
by Satesh Ramjattan 11 years ago
Hello, We just bought media composer software to upgrade our Xpress Pro with mojo (not SDI). What is the best way to do this upgrade and keeping everything kosher Do we just do like regular upgrades o
Re: Right way to upgrade from Xpress Pro 2 MC
by Bouke Vahl 11 years ago
are you also going to a higher version read the avid manual, it probably tells you to uninstall with the original installer, and do a fresh MC install. If you have a half decent computer, this should
importing QT with four audio channels? how to
by Satesh Ramjattan 12 years ago
Hello, Just as the subject reads, I'm on Media Composer 2.7 and seem to be unable a import a QT movie sent to me that is supposed to have 4 audio channels. Anytime I try to, Avid either quits or freez
Re: importing QT with four audio channels? how to
by Satesh Ramjattan 12 years ago
Thanks Tcurren, As I thought. The clips were actually captured upstairs on our finalcut that's hooked up to our digibeta deck. We wanted to move the project to our Avid downstairs. Screwed indeed. tha
Trapcode plugins for After Effrects CS3
by tdesigns 12 years ago
i just bought a brand new hp dv6000 special edition laptop and i was wondering if the trapcode plugins for after effects cs3 will work with my vista platform...
Re: Trapcode plugins for After Effrects CS3
by Satesh Ramjattan 12 years ago
If you import an image sequence and apply shine then render out with fields, the render comes out dark and has a scanline look. But if you render out without fields it looks fine. I work in an area wh
Is Shine Bug Fix near?
by Satesh Ramjattan 12 years ago
Hello, I posted a few back about the shine bug that doesn't allow for field render output in AE CS3. I was wondering if trapcode redgiant are working on it and maybe have a patch anytime soon I have a
Re: Is Shine Bug Fix near?
by philputnam 12 years ago
FYI, I am having this same issue. Interestingly, it's only appearing on one instance of shine, (I have several in the project) and even then, I can render just the section with the problem, and it ren
shine and AE CS3 render issue
by Satesh Ramjattan 12 years ago
Hello, I just got the new shine from trapcode Rdgiant for AE CS3. whenever I apply shine to anything, it looks fine, but when I render out with lower fields (QT motionjpeg and Animation) everything lo
Re: shine and AE CS3 render issue
by Satesh Ramjattan 12 years ago
Hi Peder, I just sent the files to you. Again, there is nothing fancy. Just shine going from left to right on Text made in AE CS3. Then rendered out with lower fields turned ON. thanks
Shine and CS3 render issue
by Satesh Ramjattan 12 years ago
Hello, I just got the new shine from trapcode Rdgiant for AE CS3. whenever I apply shine to anything, it looks fine, but when I render out with lower fields (QT motionjpeg and Animation) everything lo
Re: Shine and CS3 render issue
by Satesh Ramjattan 12 years ago
Many thanks John. Not happy about the bug, but glad it's not just me. Wonder which side the problem is from, AE or Trapcode RedGiant.
overwrite edit w/ effects intact
by baron von butcher 12 years ago
so i want to replace footage, same duration, while keeping nested effects i already applied to in sequence... is this possible, i know ae can do it "replace footage" seems a lot easier than dragging a
Re: overwrite edit w/ effects intact
by Satesh Ramjattan 12 years ago
Just step down (the arrow pointing down icon on the timeline) to the end of your effects nest and overwrite the footage there. Viola! Your video is replaced and effects nest remains.
AE Blending modes in Media Composer?
by raymond flores 12 years ago
Is there anyway to get blending modes ala aftereffects in Media Composer I use 3D Warp but I'm looking more for "Hard Light" and "Add" style blending of layers Thanks
Re: AE Blending modes in Media Composer?
by Satesh Ramjattan 12 years ago
Don't know if it is improper to mention the Avid.com forum here... but they have a post called "everything needed to get started" or something like that, and that post has a link to the plugin Jon men
3D stroke in AVID
by Satesh Ramjattan 12 years ago
Hello, Just downloaded the trial of 3d-stoke for Avid. I use the AE version everyday. But I installed the AVX version, placed the effect on a clip and get nothing except the watermark. I can't see the
Re: 3D stroke in AVID
by Satesh Ramjattan 12 years ago
Yes. I tried all of them. Still nothing. I reinstalled and still nothing.
Problems with Project from another Avid
by Satesh Ramjattan 12 years ago
Hello, I received a project today from another Avid. I don't know what kind, info not available. I got their media(from OMFI folder) as well. Now the problem I am having is when I open their project a
Re: Problems with Project from another Avid
by Kenton VanNatten 12 years ago
quote all I get is either black or some kind of disturbance, wavy what ever quote What you're describing kind of sounds like it you may be viewing PAL footage in an NTSC project, or vice versa. I kno
GenArts Training project
by Satesh Ramjattan 12 years ago
Hello, I just purchased the Sapphire 2 for Avid training guide and DVD. I copied the files from the DVD to their appropriate places. I am running Xpress Pro 5.7 with Mojo on a PC. Everything works fin
track buttons
by jack entonces 12 years ago
I know this is dumb, but I can't remember how to remove track buttons from the timeline (not the clip on the tracks). I work on the Adrenalin, and I always have 4 audio tracks available to use on the
Re: track buttons
by Satesh Ramjattan 12 years ago
Highlight the tracks you don't want and hit delete.
Content browser
by Satesh Ramjattan 12 years ago
Hello, Just upgraded to 10.1 and noticed the content browser doesn't stay open when I restart my project. Is there a setting to always have it as a tab like it was in 9.6 I read about making the new.c
Re: Content browser
by govinda__ 12 years ago
My guess is that you're using your old prefs or layouts or 'new.c4d' or 'template.c4d' from before the upgrade. That'll cause problems (as I know from personal experience just a few months ago).
special FX bin?
by Milton Hockman 12 years ago
I just remembered that you could save an effect in the timeline into your bin as a template. THen you can just store this bin somewhere and access cool effects all of the time. LIke Colorized Glow tra
Re: special FX bin?
by Satesh Ramjattan 12 years ago
I actually have a master project called Keepers. Inside that project I have different bins, like Custom effects from BCC, SApphire, DFT, etc. I also have a Generic broll bin that has exactly that- gen
the bogus render
by grinner hester 12 years ago
when adrenaline goes through the motions of rendering in to out then doesn't really render, does anybody know if those files are written as a precomputes
Re: the bogus render
by Satesh Ramjattan 12 years ago
I have my glow on titles, so I use the BCC glow alpha. Most of the time I do have mulitple effects on that title, but to answer your question it does not happen all of the time, maybe 7 out of 10 time
How do you expand a mask using keyframes?
by Graham Wellington 12 years ago
Blurring faces using motion tracker and a fixed elliptical mask only is suitable only when a subject's distance remains relatively static. Some of my videos have a subject which approaches the camera
Re: How do you expand a mask using keyframes?
by Satesh Ramjattan 12 years ago
Keyframe the mask shape pararmeter.
How to get chrome effect on text
by John 12 years ago
Let me start by saying that I am very new to C4D, but I love the product. I am learning more each day and the results are stunning. My question is: how can I easily create a very shiny chrome-like eff
Re: How to get chrome effect on text
by Satesh Ramjattan 12 years ago
You will need lights for more reflections, or better yet, add a sky with an HDRI image, add a compositing tag and uncheck "seen by camera." As far texturing, add your base material first, then add you
sapphire with graphic files help
by Satesh Ramjattan 12 years ago
Hello, we recently purchased sapphire AVX 2 at our company for our Avid. We are used to using BCC with Avid. I love the plugins so far, but I cannot figure out how to rotate a Targa Image with Alpha.
Re: sapphire with graphic files help
by Gary Oberbrunner 12 years ago
Hi SDragon; just use Sapphire S2_WarpTransform or S2_WarpPerspective. They both have full 3d rotation. I'd put it on as your first effect in this case (apply to title key), then the rays, and glow (bg
How to Create a Football Helmet??
by Satesh Ramjattan 13 years ago
Hello, I am running C4D 9.6 and am fairly new to 3-D. I am looking for tips or techniques on creating a NFL Football helmet. Can someone help
Re: How to Create a Football Helmet??
by Brian Jones 13 years ago
You're probably going to want to use a symmetry object with some hyperNurbs modelling.
Templating out effects
by Satesh Ramjattan 13 years ago
Hello, I am an Avid editor, and am starting to learn final cut at work. My question is to know if there is way to template out effects like you can in Avid. example is to build a motion effect that sl
Re: Templating out effects
by David Battistella 13 years ago
Select the shot with the effect move, etc. right click and select copy. ( or hold down option) select the shot you want the same effect on. right click and select PASTE ATTRIBUTES the move is placed
blend tool
by Satesh Ramjattan 14 years ago
hello, i am fairly new to illustrator, and i was reading a tutorial for after effects in which they used illustrator to create a gradient inside a path using the blend tool. i read the help files but
Re: blend tool
by Seth Taylor 14 years ago
The answer is in your Adobe Illustrator manual.
how to?
by Satesh Ramjattan 14 years ago
Hello, I don't know if a post like mine already exists, i did not find one, but my question is How do i create the effect by Jason koxvold (from the trapcode site) where he creates a light trail as if
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