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Sebastian Knight

I am a Mac enthusiast. I am cuurrently working comfortably in Final Cut Studio 2, which I love. I just purchased Adobe Production Premium CS3, I am excited to start using it.
Member Since:
August 3rd 2004
227 Posts
100 posts
Location:
Central, MA
Motion 4 Crashing when trying to open template using Lion
by Sebastian Knight 7 years ago
I need to know how to fix the constant crashing in Motion 4, when I try to open a template, using Lion Thank you in advance for your time in reading my post and replying. Sebastian Thank You in advanc
Re: Motion 4 Crashing when trying to open template using Lion
by Marcus Samuel-Gaskin 7 years ago
Same here. Did you find a solution
Particle Illusion 3.0.8.1 will not update monthly emitters, how do I resolve this?
by Sebastian Knight 8 years ago
I have been unable to get monthly emitter updates using the AutoUpdate feature, I just updated to 3.0.8.1 on Mac, and I am still unable to use this feature to acquire the latest monthly emitter update
Re: Particle Illusion 3.0.8.1 will not update monthly emitters, how do I resolve this?
by Alan Lorence 8 years ago
Autoupdate doesn't work on the current Mac release. There will be an update in the next month or so that fixes this, but until then you'll need to download the emitters directly from our website. Alan
I want to design a booklet in InDesign CS5, and save it as a PDF.
by Sebastian Knight 9 years ago
I understand I can create a document in InDesign CS5, like a normal document. Then I understand there is a way to have InDesign CS5 create a booklet, I want to know how can I make it into a PDF As alw
Re: I want to design a booklet in InDesign CS5, and save it as a PDF.
by Sebastian Knight 9 years ago
I am creating a 3 page, 2 sided 11" x 17" booklet, do I create the InDesign document with the 6 11" x 17" pages and the use the "print booklet" command in the file menu to create the booklet Thanks in
Illustrator CS5 crashing when opening files on Snow Leopard..
by Sebastian Knight 9 years ago
I am attaching the crash file, I am on Snow Leopard 10.6.6, and every time I open a file Illustrator crashes. Can someone please tell me how to resolve the issue, Adobe has been unable to help me: Pro
Re: Illustrator CS5 crashing when opening files on Snow Leopard..
by Sebastian Knight 9 years ago
David how do I do this, and what will it do for me Thank You in advance for taking the time to read and reply to my Post. Sebastian
New Emitters updates are not showing up in AutoUpdate
by Sebastian Knight 9 years ago
I am unable to get ParticleIllusion to get monthly updates, they do not show up in AutoUpdate, I am using version 3.0.8, can someone please tell me how to resolve this. As always thanks in advance for
Re: New Emitters updates are not showing up in AutoUpdate
by Mike Yenco 9 years ago
Great. I'm looking forward to 3.0.8.2 (the "current"... well 19 Jun 2009... version is 3.0.8.1). Will be nice to once again have automatic emitter updates working. Mike Yenco YENCO.COM http: www.yenco
How do I fade a video from black and white to color?
by Sebastian Knight 9 years ago
I want to have a clip transition from black & white to color. I would like to know how to do this over 2 minutes period. As always thanks in advance for you reply, Sebastian Thank You in advance for t
Re: How do I fade a video from black and white to color?
by Tony Brittan 9 years ago
Try putting your clip on the timeline, 3-way CC and take saturation all the way down (or whatever BW method you prefer using filters), use the blade tool and split the clip in the middle, then remove
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I want to add shape mask to video in Final Cut Pro and export with masked area as an alpha channel?
by Sebastian Knight 9 years ago
Can someone please tell me how do I add a shape mask video in Final Cut Pro 7, and then export the video so that I have an alpha channel on the masked area of my video. As always thanks in advance for
Re: I want to add shape mask to video in Final Cut Pro and export with masked area as an alpha channel?
by Tom Wolsky 9 years ago
Export to QuickTime Movie using ProsRes 4444. Go to the bottom of the settings and select Custom if there isn't a preset for your format. All the best, Tom Class on Demand DVDs "Complete Training for
I need correct sequence settings for JVC Everio GZ-MG630 footage 920x480?
by Sebastian Knight 10 years ago
I have a project I am working on, I am working with footage from a JVC Everio GZ-MG630 camcorder, the footage is 920x480, I normally work in DV 720x480. So I need to know what settings are needed for
Re: I need correct sequence settings for JVC Everio GZ-MG630 footage 920x480?
by Kevin Monahan 10 years ago
Have you tried merely editing the clip into a new sequence It should autoconform. Kevin Monahan 60 Blu-ray Templates for Final Cut Studio 2009 www.fcpworld.com Author - Motion Graphics and Effects in
Final Cut 7 Batch Capture WARNING ERROR: See Post
by Sebastian Knight 10 years ago
What is causing this error and how do I solve it: WARNING: You are about to capture Drop Frame media from a device currently detecting or configured for Non-Drop Frame media. If you proceed, you may e
Re: Final Cut 7 Batch Capture WARNING ERROR: See Post
by Sebastian Knight 10 years ago
Hello Ken, I am capturing from a Canon GL2, I am unclear as to what you mean when you say: roll a few seconds before you select batch capture Do you mean I need to add handles to my clips Regards, Seb
1st time trying motion tracking, need to add # to soccer player shirt in certain areas of video....
by Sebastian Knight 10 years ago
I am new to After Effects CS4, I am trying motion tracking for the first time, I have a video that is about 30 minutes long, and I need to highlight a player, I need to this because the video is overe
Re: 1st time trying motion tracking, need to add # to soccer player shirt in certain areas of video....
by Michael Szalapski 10 years ago
Ctrl+shift+D (on a pc) will split your layer at the point where your playhead is located on the timeline. Use that to split your video up so you have layers that are just the video you want to use. Or
What is the correct way to mask video, can I also mask to shapes?
by Sebastian Knight 10 years ago
I wanted to know how to mask video in Final Cut Pro 6, I am sure there are options to do so, can someone please help me with getting started. I want to be able to mask video and maintain an alpha chan
Re: What is the correct way to mask video, can I also mask to shapes?
by Sebastian Knight 10 years ago
Victor the link you sent me was exactly what I was looking to do, I thought there was another way built in to Final Cut Pro filters! I am just happy to know how to do it. Thanks all posters, Sebastian
FCP 6.0.5 Extremely large exported DV movies? Need to reduce output size
by Sebastian Knight 11 years ago
I am working in DV, I have noticed on my latest 2 project, huge exported DV video files. The first was about 15 minutes and the video file was about 23 GB, the latest is about 28 minutes and the expor
Re: FCP 6.0.5 Extremely large exported DV movies? Need to reduce output size
by Sebastian Knight 11 years ago
My source is DV, it is uncompressed.Thank You in advance for taking the time to read and reply to my Post. Sebastian
Capturing VHS, how do I convert one track mono audio to stereo?
by Sebastian Knight 11 years ago
I am creating dvd's from some old VHS tapes, and the audio track is mono, I want to know how to convert audio to stereo Do I start with the audio settings on Mono or stereo, and then what is the next
Re: Capturing VHS, how do I convert one track mono audio to stereo?
by Mark Suszko 11 years ago
You want to be careful how you implement 2-channel mono because you then have the potential to create a phase-cancellation problem, and this will bedevil you with overall level control problems all th
How can I create a custom mask for my video in Motion 3, that has an alpha channel for export
by Sebastian Knight 11 years ago
I want to learn how I can mask video to any shape I desire, how do I mask video and have the video have an alpha channel for when I export Thank you in advance to replying to my post, SebastianThank Y
Re: How can I create a custom mask for my video in Motion 3, that has an alpha channel for export
by Alan Smith 11 years ago
To mask an object in a video clip you have to use the bezier tool. You will then need to track the object so the mask will stay over the object. You may also need to adjust the mask over time to keep
Indesign CS>Unable to print, Adobe Print Engine error
by Sebastian Knight 12 years ago
I am having problems printing for InDesign CS, I keep getting an Adobe Print Engine error, when I try to print. I also unable to export to PDF, are there preferences I can trash to get rid of this pro
1-Master Page, 2-add 55 pages based on Master, 3-import 55 page pdf ..
by Sebastian Knight 12 years ago
I have created a Master Page that will have a Box where I will want to insert a page from the 55 page PDF, the entire document will need to be 55 pages long, and I want each page to be based on the Ma
How do I create a 8.5" x 50" and tile print it so its spans 4-8.5" x 14" sheets
by Sebastian Knight 12 years ago
I want to create a document that will be 8.5" x 50" that I have it printed on 4-8.5" x 14" sheets through my printer, which I then cut and tape together. How do I do this in InDesign CS Thanks in Adva
Re: How do I create a 8.5" x 50" and tile print it so its spans 4-8.5" x 14" sheets
by Sebastian Knight 12 years ago
Thank you fo that, but how do I print a tiled document Thank You in advance for taking the time to read and reply to my Post. Sebastian
Motion 3 is cutting off, top of text, when importing into FCP 6 or when exporting? HELP!!
by Sebastian Knight 12 years ago
I am having a problem with Motion 3, when I create text and bring in into FCP 6 or export it, it is cutting off the tops of letters. I am working in DV , this never happened in Motion 2. What is wrong
Re: Motion 3 is cutting off, top of text, when importing into FCP 6 or when exporting? HELP!!
by Sebastian Knight 12 years ago
This did not fix it. Thank you. SebastianThank You in advance for taking the time to read and reply to my Post. Sebastian
Is there a tutorial that shows the quickest easiest way to use 3D in Motion 3
by Sebastian Knight 12 years ago
Is there someone who offers a simple tutorial on getting started using 3D in Motion 3 It would be really nice to be able to use this feature. Thank you for reading and replying to my post, SebastianTh
Re: Is there a tutorial that shows the quickest easiest way to use 3D in Motion 3
by Colin McQuillan 12 years ago
Check out this one http: www.rippletraining.com motion_3_fast_forward_online_edition.html
Which codec: animation or dv, will provide the highest uality when working with dv?
by Sebastian Knight 12 years ago
I want to know which codec provides the highest quality, when working with DV, animation or Dv What are the pros and cons of animation when working with Motion 3 and Final Cut Pro 6 Thank You in advan
Re: Which codec: animation or dv, will provide the highest uality when working with dv?
by Sebastian Knight 12 years ago
My final delivery with be on DVD. Sebastian
How do I turn on the yellow guides for positioning in Motion 3?
by Sebastian Knight 12 years ago
How do I automatically turn on the yellow guides for positioning items in Motion 3
Re: How do I turn on the yellow guides for positioning in Motion 3?
by Carsten Orlt 12 years ago
canvas - view - dynamic guides if it is selected and they don't show, press N on your keyboard to switch on 'snapping' to guides grids etc.
How do I convert the HD templates to use in DV?
by Sebastian Knight 12 years ago
Motion 3 has some really cool templates, but they are in HD, how can I convert them for use in a DV project
Re: How do I convert the HD templates to use in DV?
by Peter Wiggins 12 years ago
There is no easy way to convert different sized templates. However, try this:- Open up your template you want to convert. Open up a blank Motion project in the resolution you require. Copy the layers
Motion 3 Tutorials?
by Jon Finster 12 years ago
Maybe it's a little early, but does anyone know of any Motion 3 tutorials I know there's a Motion 3 book coming out in July. Anything else Training DVD's perhaps I wish there was more out there!
Re: Motion 3 Tutorials?
by Sebastian Knight 12 years ago
Apple Pro Training Series: Motion 3 will be shipping on (July 16, 2007) I plan on purchasing it.
G5 Dual Core 2.3 Problem booting from external firewire running Tiger. HELP
by Sebastian Knight 13 years ago
I want to startup from an external Lacie 600GB firewire drive to run maintenance on my hard drive, I am able to choose it in the Start-up disk, but upon restarting my computer defaults back to the G5
Re: G5 Dual Core 2.3 Problem booting from external firewire running Tiger. HELP
by Simon Carlson-Thies 13 years ago
http: docs.info.apple.com article.html artnum=75459 this should solve your problems... Simon Carlson-Thies, Digital Light Graphics And Animation
How do I get a hard drive to mount, so I can repair it and get the data off of it.
by Sebastian Knight 14 years ago
I have hard drive which has some very valuable data on it which I need it to Mount in order to repair it so I can get the data off of it. I am running Tiger 10.4, I am looking for any and all advice a
Re: How do I get a hard drive to mount, so I can repair it and get the data off of it.
by Ron Thompson 14 years ago
You need to quickly buy a program called Disk Warrior. http: www.alsoft.com DiskWarrior Good Luck
Safari bookmark manager application, recommendation needed
by Sebastian Knight 14 years ago
I am looking for an application that I can use to manage my Safari bookmarks. As always thanks in advance for your time in reading and replying to my Post, Sebastian Happy Holiday
Re: Safari bookmark manager application, recommendation needed
by david bogie 14 years ago
I don't use one myself, sorry, can't suggest one, but MacAddict and MacWorld have reviews and extensive lists of recommendations of such tools. Please come back someday and tell us which one you ended
Safari bookmark manager application, recommendation needed
by Sebastian Knight 14 years ago
I am looking for an application that I can use to manage my Safari bookmarks. As always thanks in advance for your time in reading and replying to my Post, Sebastian Happy Holiday
Looking for a manual or training DVD for Canon GL2
by Sebastian Knight 14 years ago
I have purchased a Canon GL2 and I know I have a great camera, I however need more help than what the user manual offers. So I am looking fo either a book or training DVD which shows all the features
Re: Looking for a manual or training DVD for Canon GL2
by Thax Clave 14 years ago
Well, there are these: http: www.digitalmediatraining.com products canon http: www.filmwareproducts.com UltimateGuide UG-GL2.html Google is very powerful.
How do I add my own personalized Alerts to Apple Tiger 10.4?
by Sebastian Knight 14 years ago
I was wondering if someone could tell me how to add my own personalized Alerts to Tiger 10.4, rather than using the ones that ship with Tiger As always thanks for your reply to my Post, Sebastian
Re: How do I add my own personalized Alerts to Apple Tiger 10.4?
by Sebastian Knight 14 years ago
I would just like to use my personalized Alerts, to Announce new Mail for example. Sebastian
Classic did not install with Tiger, how do I Install it?
by Sebastian Knight 14 years ago
Classic was not installed when I installed Tiger, I did an Erase and Install. I did not even see the option to install Classic. Can soneone please tell me how I can get Classic back under Tiger. As al
How can I capture streaming audio with Quicktime Pro 6.5.2?
by Sebastian Knight 14 years ago
I would like to know the correct way to capture streaming audio with Quicktime Pro 6.5.2 If this is not possible, can someone recommend something that will allow me to capture streaming audio. As alwa
Re: How can I capture streaming audio with Quicktime Pro 6.5.2?
by Chuck Reti 14 years ago
Or, Wiretap Pro http: www.ambrosiasw.com utilities wiretap -- Chuck Reti VIdeo Editor Detroit MI
How do I add my personalized Alert Sounds in Panther?
by Sebastian Knight 14 years ago
I would like to change the standard alerts to my own personalized Alert Sounds, I was wondering if someone can tell me how to do it. Thank you in advance for your reply, Sebastian
Re: How do I add my personalized Alert Sounds in Panther?
by Sebastian Knight 14 years ago
No I would like to add my personal sounds, instead of using Apple suplied alerts, I know it can be done I just forget how. As always thanks in advance for your reply to my post, Sebastian
Multiple Mail Accounts Receive ok, I can not send mail on POP, Using DSL for access.
by Sebastian Knight 14 years ago
I am using Tiger 10.4. Here's my issue. I am accessing the internet through DSL, no problem. I have a .mac account, I can send mail no problem from this account. Now the problem is with my POP account
Re: Multiple Mail Accounts Receive ok, I can not send mail on POP, Using DSL for access.
by Mark Sloan 14 years ago
Is it your ISP or your .Mac account that you cannot send from Recently, a lot of ISPs started blocking the default port for outgoing mail to stop spamming. SBC Yahoo! DSL never warned me, they just tu
Canon GL2 High Quality 100w {On Camera} video light recommendation.
by Sebastian Knight 14 years ago
I am need a Video Light for my Canon GL2, I want a really nice 100w Video Light. I am looking for recommendations, as well as where to purchase it. Thank you in advance for your reply to my post, Seba
Re: Canon GL2 High Quality 100w {On Camera} video light recommendation.
by Don Greening 14 years ago
Recommendation: Frezzi Dimmer Mini-fill. I have this one: Dimmer Travel Kit: Item# 91025, Model# MFKIC-6 http: frezzi.com mini-fil1.htm - Don
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