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Tim Adamson

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April 8th 2010
48 Posts
After Effects CS6 crashes every time I open a specific project
by Tim Adamson 5 years ago
Hi all, I've recently experienced a number of crashes whenever I try to open one specific project in After Effects CS6. I noticed the problem started happening immediately after I attempted to import
Re: After Effects CS6 crashes every time I open a specific project
by Michael Szalapski 5 years ago
If you don't want to pay for the Creative Cloud version, you should update your CS6 install. You're only on 11.0.2 and the latest version is 11.0.4 which includes a lot of bug fixes. If it works openi
Best FCP7 Workflow for 5D Mark III
by Tim Adamson 6 years ago
Hi all, I recently purchased a 5D Mark III and I've been doing a ton of research on how to get the best quality out of it (short of hacking it with ML and shooting RAW). My preferred editing software
Re: Best FCP7 Workflow for 5D Mark III
by Warren Eig 6 years ago
Try the free 5DtoRGB from the app store. If you want to batch the footage, there is a paid version called 5DtoRGB Batch. I'm a user of the software, that's my only affiliation with it. I've found it d
After Effects CS6 adding mask points issue
by Tim Adamson 6 years ago
I'm not quite sure how to describe this, but I'm having this issue where I will click once to make a linear mask point. Now the second click will usually result in a second point, however, what it now
Re: After Effects CS6 adding mask points issue
by Tim Adamson 6 years ago
Hmm I tried checking and unchecking that multiple times but it doesn't seem to change anything. Could it perhaps be locked to 'on' somehow And no, I don't have any expressions applied, it just happens
Avid to After Effects VFX workflow
by Tim Adamson 6 years ago
Hi, I've currently spent the past week trying to figure out a VFX workflow between Avid Symphony and After Effects for a student web series that I'm working on. This is not because I don't know what I
Re: Avid to After Effects VFX workflow
by Tim Adamson 6 years ago
Woops! Thanks for the replies guys, I've been so busy I forgot about the thread! So it's an inter-OS issue is it Honestly, I wouldn't be using Avid either if my university gave me the choice; I find i
I'm having problems licensing my student version and don't know who to contact.
by Tim Adamson 6 years ago
I registered for the Cinema 4D R13 free Student Version last year around September. After buying a new computer I find I am no longer able to run it and when I try to recover my serial number, the num
Re: I'm having problems licensing my student version and don't know who to contact.
by Tim Adamson 6 years ago
Okay, I'll give it a go. Thanks very much.
How should I configure AE CS6 on my 15-inch Retina MacBook?
by Tim Adamson 6 years ago
Hi, So after recently upgrading from a 13-inch, dual core, 4gb ram macbook (on which I had very little trouble running CS6) to a 15-inch, quad-core, 16gb ram retina macbook pro I find After effects, d
Re: How should I configure AE CS6 on my 15-inch Retina MacBook?
by Tim Adamson 6 years ago
Thanks Todd, I think I've got it sorted now!
Vector Masks from Type?
by Tim Adamson 7 years ago
Hello all, As an After Effects user who has a basic knowledge of photoshop, I've come to be incredibly frustrated over something that is done very simply in after effects, but I cannot for the life of
Re: Vector Masks from Type?
by Tim Adamson 7 years ago
Oh no, blonde moment... You're absolutely right, Illustrator would be much better to do it in, I was just so focused on working in photoshop that I completely forgot. Though it would be nice if vector
How to animate something in a spiral with wind
by Tim Adamson 7 years ago
Coming into solving this problem, I was pretty confident, and happy that my mathematics knowledge from high school would not go to waste. My initial thoughts on animating a cloth in a spiral went alon
Re: How to animate something in a spiral with wind
by Tim Adamson 7 years ago
Sorry I've been so distracted... Here's my project file, I cleaned it up a bit but it still might be a bit hard to navigate: 5411_ribbonspiral.c4d.zip I used a tracer object to get a better idea of th
How to properly bevel type in cinema 4d?
by Tim Adamson 7 years ago
Hi, So I realise that because of space constraints, altering the fillet of the caps doesn't always work properly when bevelling type. I'm trying to get some nice bevel on a rather complex font and so
Re: How to properly bevel type in cinema 4d?
by Tim Adamson 7 years ago
Oh thank you so much! I'll be sure to quadruple check that next time :)
Converting Matroska (.mkv) files to Prores for use in Final Cut Pro
by Tim Adamson 7 years ago
Hello all, I'm looking for a way to convert Matroska video files into Prores 422 so I can edit them in Final Cut Pro. It's just a for-fun video from existing material which is why it's in Matroska for
Re: Converting Matroska (.mkv) files to Prores for use in Final Cut Pro
by Tim Adamson 7 years ago
EDIT: Okay I've downloaded Quicktime 7 and I entered my Final Cut Serial and it's all good, it's upgraded to pro. Thanks for all your help :)
How to check in and out points of clips already in the timeline?
by Tim Adamson 7 years ago
So I'm trying to transfer a project from avid to final cut because - not to explain my entire reasoning but - it will be easier in the long run. I guess in final cut I'm used to double clicking on a c
Re: How to check in and out points of clips already in the timeline?
by Tim Adamson 7 years ago
Thanks I'll give it a try, and it's not a very long project. The reason it's worth doing it by timecode is I've converted my files to Prores, whereas my Avid Media Files are .mxf so I don't think expo
Audio Sync Issues in FCP7 - Thought it was common, but maybe not...
by Tim Adamson 7 years ago
Hi all, So I figured audio sync issues would be a common thing in Final Cut 7 and from what I've seen, they are. However, my problem goes beyond my knowledge as it seems like a problem I should know h
Re: Audio Sync Issues in FCP7 - Thought it was common, but maybe not...
by Tim Adamson 7 years ago
Okay thanks a lot. And I wasn't really thinking of whether the client would not notice the change to the song, it was more of just me thinking it's better not to do anything to it, regardless of how n
If I have a Twixtor license for FCP, can I install it in After Effects as well?
by Tim Adamson 8 years ago
Hello, I have Twixtor installed for Final Cut Pro. I recently bought After Effects and I think retiming with twixtor within after effects would be useful. I was wondering if I can use my FCP license t
Re: If I have a Twixtor license for FCP, can I install it in After Effects as well?
by Tim Adamson 8 years ago
Thank you. At least I don't have to pay full price again.
Knoll Light Factory Installation Complete: Does Not Show Up Under Effects and Presets
by Tim Adamson 8 years ago
Hey, I'm having trouble with Knoll Light factory (I'm on Mac by the way). I've clicked the installer for 'Adobe CS5 Only' 'Knoll Light Factory 2.7.1.mpkg' and I've gone through the installation proces
Motion: Masks and Keyframes
by Tim Adamson 9 years ago
Hello, I am trying to create an artificial depth-of-field effect using blurs and masking. I have recently run into a problem concerning the keyframing of various control points. I have keyframed the "
Camera Anchor Points
by Tim Adamson 9 years ago
Hello, I am having trouble with camera anchor points in Motion 4. My experience with anchor points with respect to layers is that you are able to reposition the anchor point so that you can set differ
Re: Camera Anchor Points
by Andy Neil 9 years ago
What is your desired rotation effect You should not be adjusting the camera's anchor point as it will not help you with the animation. Depending on what animation you're attempting to achieve, you wan
Final cut not importing HDV 1080p30?
by Tim Adamson 9 years ago
Hey all, I'm having some trouble with Final Cut Pro. I've imported files I've rendered in quicktime with the HDV 1080p30 preset into Final Cut before, but at the moment, if I try to import these files
Re: Final cut not importing HDV 1080p30?
by Tim Adamson 9 years ago
Okay, So these were MPEG-4 files captured from my television using Arcsoft Totalmedia extreme. I usually compress them in quicktime pro before I import them to Final Cut Pro. So I export in quicktime
After Effects wiggle equivalent in Motion 4?
by Tim Adamson 9 years ago
Hey everyone, Just wondering if Motion has a wiggle-like behaviour option. I haven't delved too deeply into Motion yet so I'm looking to draw upon the knowledge of those with more experience than I. T
Re: After Effects wiggle equivalent in Motion 4?
by Stephen Smith 9 years ago
I can't remember the AE Wiggle feature but I would check out the Wriggle behavior. It will move your object around to random places. Go to Add Behavior, Parameter, Wriggle. Then you have to set the be
Optical flow
by Tim Adamson 10 years ago
So, I've seen many optical flow threads, but none seem to fit my particular problem. After I have analysed the clip and play it back at around 10% speed, I get a kaleidoscope-like effects that just lo
Re: Optical flow
by Tim Adamson 10 years ago
Ah, okay. It's actually game footage from a first person perspective, so I can't really change the angle, but I think I will experiment with some live-action footage. Thank you for the swift reply.
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