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Stewart Bourke

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March 22nd 2009
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Vegas Pro 16 / BCC / Particle Illusion / Casting light/shadows?
by Stewart Bourke 3 months ago
I have been following the tutorials posted - and with regard to the tutorial 'Particle Illusion and VEGAS Pro: Driving Emitters with Mocha Tracking" I have a question in relation to casting light spil
Re: Vegas Pro 16 / BCC / Particle Illusion / Casting light/shadows?
by Alan Lorence 3 months ago
That's advanced stuff... I'm not a Vegas pro so don't know if all of this is possible, but... For water reflection I'd duplicate the PI layer, apply to a 3D layer that's aligned with the water, or war
Vegas Tutorials - thank you.
by Stewart Bourke 3 months ago
Just wanted to acknowledge the Vegas-specific tutorials for PI using Mocha - very much appreciated as there are so few Vegas-specific tutorials for tools like BCC. Thanks for publishing them - very us
Re: Vegas Tutorials - thank you.
by scott novasic 3 months ago
I appreciate the link. SuperNova Animation & Visual Effects Scott Novasic Los Angeles Ca Texas http: supernovavfx.com
Anybody using the new PI yet?
by Alan Lorence 4 months ago
Is anybody here using the new PI yet Any comments or questions If you're waiting for us to release the standalone version it's coming, but IMO using PI with a host application (After Effects, Vegas, R
Re: Anybody using the new PI yet?
by Stewart Bourke 4 months ago
Yes, using it within Vegas Pro (15 and 16). Have been able to modify a few older projects I did and wanted to change them to wide-screen HD for 5mt x 3mt video-wall backgrounds. Have also had some suc
Burning to DVD Architect proper settings
by Scott Holt 4 months ago
I have not burned a DVD for a long time but I made a video and a person wants a bunch of DVDs made. I try telling them that they won't be in HD but they don't care. Well, everything I do at this point
Re: Burning to DVD Architect proper settings
by Stewart Bourke 4 months ago
Vegas includes DVD-Architect-friendly templates in the MPEG-2 section as standard If you use one of them and leave everything but the bit-rate as is (adjust the BR to suit the size of the rendered fil
How to delete a portion of an audio track in Movie Studio Platinum 13
by Bill Williams 6 months ago
I have a 5.1 surround HD video and need to delete the rear audio stereo track from the point that I split the entire section of video and audio. First, about half way through my video, I split everyth
Re: How to delete a portion of an audio track in Movie Studio Platinum 13
by Stewart Bourke 6 months ago
Bill, As others have said, as long as you mention the version of Vegas you are running then you will be fine. The help I have got here over the years has been invaluable, and I regularly find myself c
Mocha Pro questions - 'Motion' tracking settings.
by Stewart Bourke 7 months ago
I am starting to work with Mocha and realise it is a very powerful tool. I am looking to understand the purpose and effect of the various options in the 'Motion' section (e.g. Translation, Scale, Rota
Re: Mocha Pro questions - 'Motion' tracking settings.
by Stewart Bourke 7 months ago
Mary, Thanks for the pointers and info - I'll review these links and get back if there are specific questions. Thanks Stewart
BCC REFRAMER / Vegas 14/15/16
by Stewart Bourke 7 months ago
Using the latest BCC with VP 14,15,16, windows 10 64 bit. I am trying to use the reframer on media which is 480x848x32, progressive. I have added the media to a track but as soon as I drop the reframe
Re: BCC REFRAMER / Vegas 14/15/16
by Stewart Bourke 7 months ago
You can ignore this request - you have to drop the effect onto the track, not the event media. Once you do that it works fine. STBO
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BCC 11 - Reframer - OFX/Vegas
by Stewart Bourke 8 months ago
Could someone give me some pointers on how to use the Reframer in Vegas Pro (I am using 16, but have also tried 15). I have BCC11. I have tried to follow the instructions but they are for very differe
Re: BCC 11 - Reframer - OFX/Vegas
by James Ollick 8 months ago
I looked at this video and was able to follow along using VP16 and BCC 2019. All of the controls they used were the same even the demo was on an Avid. https: vimeo.com 151818907. I suggest you give it
PI in Continuum 12 / Vegas Pro 16
by Stewart Bourke 9 months ago
For anybody interested, the new PI in Vegas Pro 16 works really well - looks great, and you can use the old emitters!! Only just got first look but great to have it back... The stage is quite differen
Re: PI in Continuum 12 / Vegas Pro 16
by byron kawane 4 months ago
Fellow Vegas Pro user here. That's good to hear! Thanks for the update!
seamless moving background in PI?
by David Del 12 years ago
How do I created a looping seamless moving backgrounds in PI Thanks
Re: seamless moving background in PI?
by Stewart Bourke 2 years ago
Francois, Thank you so much for following up on this - this is exactly what I was looking for. Best regards, and thanks again. Stewart
Vegas pro vs Adobe Premiere
by Jayden Watson 2 years ago
(I am sorry if this is not a question for this forum, I will delete it if so, I am just curious) Which is better, premiere pro or Sony Vegas I have had experience with both editors, and I do like them
Re: Vegas pro vs Adobe Premiere
by John Rofrano 2 years ago
Jayden Watson "Which is better, premiere pro or Sony Vegas "What is better is what you deem to be better for you. They are both NLEs that are capable of producing the exact same output. It's all abou
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Windows 10 Creators Update breaks Particle Illusions :(.
by Paul Boland 2 years ago
I don't know if anyone from the company, or elsewhere, can help with this. I got the Windows 10 Creators Update today and now my Particle Illusions are destroyed! There is a big red X across the work
Re: Windows 10 Creators Update breaks Particle Illusions :(.
by Stewart Bourke 2 years ago
This happened for me too - and a will reinstall, deregister, reinstall and reregister fixed it fine. Stewart
Continuum 11 / Primatte Studio / Vegas 14
by Stewart Bourke 2 years ago
Just upgraded to the new BCC11 under Vegas 14 pro 64 bit I am trying to try out the new Primatte Studio, but am getting stuck on how to take a sample. Regardless of whether I have set the Sampling Sha
Re: Continuum 11 / Primatte Studio / Vegas 14
by peter mcauley 2 years ago
Hi Stewart, We don't have an online tutorial of using Primatte Studio from within the Vegas host at this time but we'll make one. Essentially, you need to use the sample tool to make that happen. Set
How to change brightness of only some points of the clip [Vegas 13]
by Mauro Paolino 3 years ago
Hi, I'm editing a short film and I'm having a trouble. In a scene there is light coming from the window and i need to make it black, because the scene is set at night. I have no idea how to do it. Is
Re: How to change brightness of only some points of the clip [Vegas 13]
by Graham Bernard 3 years ago
Sony Secondary Color Corrector to isolate those highlights. Converted them to a Transparent selection using the Alpha Slider. Then under that Track placed a Solid GenMed and matched its colour to that
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Stewart Bourke liked this 3 years ago
Is GenArts going to update PI3 anymore?
by Francois Blawat 3 years ago
I am very disappointed with the lack of: 1: Quarterly Emitter updates as promised 2: Updates to great pi3 standalone program It seems like now that Wondertouch is part of Genarts, there is no further
Re: Is GenArts going to update PI3 anymore?
by Stewart Bourke 3 years ago
Well said - fully support the post. Stewart
Thank you CreativeCow!
by Bob Moyer 3 years ago
Thanks for re-establishing this forum. It has a lot of information that is still helpful to us die-hard fans. Bob
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Ronald Lindeboom liked this 3 years ago
Re: Thank you CreativeCow!
by Stewart Bourke 3 years ago
Ron, Apologies - you can ignore my last post - I just saw this now. Thank you again for reactivating this. Stewart Bourke
Old forums
by Stewart Bourke 3 years ago
Tim, Just wondering if there was any news on the legacy forums Thanks, Stewart Bourke
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Re: Old forums
by Stewart Bourke 3 years ago
Ronald, Great to see you back (unless I have missed your posts previously!!) The forum in particular i was referring to is the Particle Illusion forum - there is a lot of useful posts in that forum on
Where's the Basics Forum gone?
by Eric Clinch 3 years ago
Cannot find it as my bookmark brings me here and clicking on the Basics Forum link above keeps me here
Re: Where's the Basics Forum gone?
by Stewart Bourke 3 years ago
I mailed Tim @COW about the particleillusion forum and he said that they were planning to make the 'legacy products' forums available again 'shortly' - so maybe it will return as part of that work. I
Chroma keyer + background troubles
by Nick Yule 4 years ago
Hey guys, I'm new to working with a green screen, but have got it pretty down pat in terms of how to get the chroma keyer settings working and backgrounds put in place. My problem occurs with my fade
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Re: Chroma keyer + background troubles
by Stewart Bourke 4 years ago
Just to reiterate Steve's suggestion - I had the same issue and using a solid black event and fading it set on a track above the otehr tracks will give you a perfect fade.
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mixing 25i and 50p footage - cannot sync them.
by Stewart Bourke 4 years ago
VP12, tring to mix 50p from Canon hg30 (pal) and footage from sony scr hc1000 25i. I have been asked to make a dvd from two sets of footage I have been given. A show was shot using two cameras - the w
Re: mixing 25i and 50p footage - cannot sync them.
by Stewart Bourke 4 years ago
@Bob - thanks for the suggestion. I had tried that but it did not make a difference. @JR - I think that you are correct - going out of sync over time was certainly an issue. Because of the cuts I was
Vegas render for QLAB
by Stewart Bourke 4 years ago
VP12 Pro Win 7, using qlab on macbook pro for projections. Long-time user of Vegas and qlab, but never in HD - always SD up to now, but now have need to project 1280 and 1920 resolution videos. I am i
Re: Vegas render for QLAB
by John Rofrano 4 years ago
Stewart Bourke "the h.264 plays, but is not a clear - even though I use the same bit-rates."You didn't tell us what render templates you have tried. I would render using the MainConcept AVC encoder w
BCC9 Chroma Key Studio / Vegas / multiple inside masks
by Stewart Bourke 4 years ago
Sorry for cross-post in Vegas forum. Vegas pro 12, BCC9, Win 7 64Bit. I am using the chroma key studio in BCC9 - great tool. I have two areas I want to mask out - but I can only seem to be able to hav
Re: BCC9 Chroma Key Studio / Vegas / multiple inside masks
by Tom Vance 4 years ago
To my knowledge you can only have one mask in BCC using the chromakey unit. I would solve the problem by masking in the Vegas Pan crop window. Here you can use multiple masks or use in conjunction wit
Wondering the name of this transition
by Riley Phillips 4 years ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=J9TfWF8k8zo At 1:10 it pans out and shows a lot of the clips, I didn't know if this was a transition in Vegas or if anyone knew the name of it I'd really appreciate if s
Re: Wondering the name of this transition
by Stewart Bourke 4 years ago
Graham, The link in the post seems to be empty - would you happen to know where a copy of teh dll for VP12 could be downloaded Thanks Stewart
BCC9 Chroma Key Studio / Vegas / multiple inside masks
by Stewart Bourke 4 years ago
VP12, BCC9, Win 7 64Bit. I am using the chroma key studio in BCC9 - great tool. I have two areas I want to mask out - but I can only seem to be able to have a single inside mask. is it possible to def
BCC9 / chroma key studio / 3d souirce alpha
by Stewart Bourke 5 years ago
Using BCC9 with VP 12, Chroma Key Studio added as a 2:1 composite because I want to use the light-wrap. My problem is that I need to move the chroma-keyed track in 3d space as well, but because I have
Re: BCC9 / chroma key studio / 3d souirce alpha
by Stewart Bourke 5 years ago
Thank you - I was not aware of this facility.
BBC8 / optical stabiliser / Vegas 12 Pro
by Stewart Bourke 5 years ago
I have a question about how to use the Optical Stabiliser in vegas. First, could I ask why the documentation in general does not match the parameters available for modification in Vegas For example wh
Re: BBC8 / optical stabiliser / Vegas 12 Pro
by James Macon 5 years ago
Stewart- Take a look here: http: www.borisfx.com helpdocs These are the new help docs for BCC and the one for optical stabilizer will help you get started. You're right though, we do need to up our im
Movement curve
by Stewart Bourke 5 years ago
Alan, Some time ago you posted a sample project called 'repeat_test.ip3". I have been experimenting with it to simulate snow-swirls and by changing the shape, removing some of the smoke etc it is star
Re: Movement curve
by Stewart Bourke 5 years ago
Alan, Thanks for the prompt response. I will give your suggestions a go. You are correct, the screengrab is the position graph. Stewart
Vegas / Twixtor / alpha channel
by Stewart Bourke 6 years ago
New user of Twixtor with Vegas pro 10. Latest version of twixtor with latest build of 10. Windows 7 ultimate, 64bit, 32GB RAM. My question is whether I can use footage with an alpha channel I rendered
Re: Vegas / Twixtor / alpha channel
by Stewart Bourke 6 years ago
Pierre, Many thanks for the prompt response. I changes to 'premultiplied, dirty and it seems to have stopped the warnings - but we will see. Thanks again.
Yikes! I have 72hours to do this. moving map a la Indiana Jones
by Iain MacKinnon 7 years ago
Hi all. I have to recreate an interactive map just like the one in this link but have no idea where to start. :( I am using Final cut studio 3 with FCP 7 and Motion 4 etc. on iMac OSX 10.6.8, 3.06Ghz
Re: Yikes! I have 72hours to do this. moving map a la Indiana Jones
by Stewart Bourke 7 years ago
Slightly OT, but could you please identify the music that was used for the trailer - excellent piece of music and I really liked the editing of the video as well. Thank you.
Alternatives to Wings Platnum/Proshow Producer
by Nils Hoover 8 years ago
I am looking for a program similar to Wings Platnum or Proshow Producer. I would prefer something with an interface closer to Wings in the sense that it is designed for professionals and not just an e
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Re: Alternatives to Wings Platnum/Proshow Producer
by Stewart Bourke 8 years ago
Nils, Have you had a look at blufftitler It has realtime playback, support for audio and video, and you can drive show content from an external XML file. Don't let its price tag or first-looks put you
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Final cut pro x
by Paul Raats 8 years ago
Hi there, Will Twixtor directly be usable Next week when The new FCP x Will be coming out Thanks, Paul
Re: Final cut pro x
by Stewart Bourke 8 years ago
Wow Pierre, Given what has happened in the past week with FCPX your post from June 18 is a little scary in its accuracy... You should be picking lottery numbers...
projection flicker
by Stewart Bourke 8 years ago
Forgive me if this is off-topic, but not sure where to start. I recently did a three-screen projector show using vegas-rendered footage playing on qlab into a matrox 3-head. The images projected were
Re: projection flicker
by Stewart Bourke 8 years ago
Yes, it is a different one, and from what I have been reading here and elsewhere it certainly seems like shutter-sync issues. I was not on the cameras that night - I was manning qlab for the projector
Rotoscoping a 2nd Set of Arms
by Max Jackson 8 years ago
Hi CC, I'm shooting a dolly-tracked roto shot where I move in on a subject with a vest on. She turns to the camera. As she does, she reveals a 2nd set of arms from inside her vest. I've been over and
Re: Rotoscoping a 2nd Set of Arms
by Stewart Bourke 8 years ago
Max, Please do post back and let us know the outcome - I for one would be very interested to know how you got on.. I am at the very early stages of pre-planning something similar (but not as adventuro
Adding Film Filter for Live Event
by Jared Ravens 8 years ago
I am doing a live event and the client wants the live video to have a film look to it. I'm using the Tricaster, which I'm pretty sure won't do it, so I will have to put the switched video through some
Re: Adding Film Filter for Live Event
by Stewart Bourke 8 years ago
Have you considered something like grand-VJ - it can do live insertion of effects - I am sure they have something like the effect you are looking for in their library...
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Playback pro laptop
by Stewart Bourke 9 years ago
I have been spending quite a bit of time researching show control software, and playback pro look like it will be my choice. However, I am coming from a PC background and this will be my first MAC pur
Re: Playback pro laptop
by Stewart Bourke 9 years ago
Walter, Many thanks and I am clearer now on the difference between the video-payback app and show-control. I saw the 17" referenced a couple of times. The 17" with 2.66Ghz CPU and 7200 rpm disk looks
Playback multiple avi files simultaneously
by Stewart Bourke 10 years ago
Looking for some advice on playbacks of multiple avi files. Windows user - Mac out of the question at present. I am looking for a simple solution which will allow me cue up 3 or 4 avi video files, and
Re: Playback multiple avi files simultaneously
by Stewart Bourke 10 years ago
Eric, Quite the contrary - timing is good... thanks for the opinions - and frankly I have been starting to worry about this in recent times as the footage starts to come together. The show is not unti
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