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Tim Boknecht

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March 6th 2002
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weird red flash frames
by Daniel Crooks 6 years ago
I'm experiencing something very odd. I'm using a number of ProRes 4444 files with alpha channels in a project, and for no clear reason I can determine I keep getting these single frame flashes of red
Re: weird red flash frames
by Keith Dennis 5 years ago
It's five months after update 12.2 "fixed" the red frame problem and I'm still having it. Did it go away for everyone else
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Tim Boknecht liked this 3 years ago
Audition export/publish to FTP
by Tim Boknecht 3 years ago
Does anyone know whether Audition will export directly to an FTP preset If not, know of other software that will Tim Boknecht Marketing Director KAKEland Media
Preview won't render or play from current time indicator
by Tim Boknecht 4 years ago
This is a little thing, but a big frustration - I cannot for the life of me figure out how to get AE2015 to render or play previews from the current time marker. I've experienced this on multiple syst
Re: Preview won't render or play from current time indicator
by Spencer Tweed 4 years ago
The only thing I know of is the "From current time" checkbox in the Preview pane. If you already tried that then make sure you submit a bug report, I've heard back on some and their fixes made it into
Creating a seamless box
by Bill Clotz 14 years ago
I am trying to create a box in After Effects, but the resulting box has visible seams at the edges. I have a point light inside the box, and it lights up the edges of the box. It seems that I have to
Re: Creating a seamless box
by Dan Ebberts 14 years ago
Change the blending mode of your layers to "Alpha Add" - it should help. Dan
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Tim Boknecht liked this 4 years ago
Text along 3D path in AE CS3
by Tim Boknecht 11 years ago
I'd like to animate a line of text around in 3D space. It needs to fly in from outside the frame, revolve around a circular object, and resolve so that it's hugging the bottom curve of the object. I h
Re: Text along 3D path in AE CS3
by Brian Maffitt 11 years ago
An interesting puzzle, but you can pull it off. You'll need to take advantage of text on a path, plus the ability to make a layer rotate in 3d space, plus the ability make individual letters rotate in
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Tim Boknecht liked this 5 years ago
Can't access track audio keyframes
by Tim Boknecht 5 years ago
I've done some automation on an audio track, but I can't pull up the keyframes to adjust the automation manually. According to this, I should be able to select "Show Track Keyframes" from the Show Key
Re: Can't access track audio keyframes
by Tim Boknecht 5 years ago
Found the fix. Posting it here in case other editors experience the same issue and stumble across this post. To be able to see the track keyframes I had to enable the "Show FX Badges" found in the Tim
PPro CC 5.1 audio
by David Gaudio 6 years ago
Can someone please explain to me why there are provisions within the CC software to set up 5.1 audio monitoring, but no apparent method of actually exporting 5.1 (or greater) audio I still only see a
Re: PPro CC 5.1 audio
by David Gaudio 6 years ago
Thanks - I discovered the option for 5.1 in the export window finally when selecting uncompressed audio. However, unlike FCP 7 where you can create multiple audio configs, it looks like we're limited
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Tim Boknecht liked this 5 years ago
Indescribable selection tool weirdness
by Tim Boknecht 5 years ago
I've now experienced this a couple times, so it's becoming a problem. Hoping someone can explain what's happening and how to fix avoid it. While working in AE with the selection tool selected, instead
Re: Indescribable selection tool weirdness
by Tim Boknecht 5 years ago
OMG, THANK YOU, brother! Nonproductivity ended. That was making me seriously crazy. Tim Boknecht Media Producer Bravo Productions
What is happening here and how can I fix it?
by Tim Boknecht 5 years ago
I've created a logo with a custom "C" character and turned the entire logo into a single compound path. It looks like this: Trouble is, when I apply a graphic style to the compound path, the C gets al
Re: What is happening here and how can I fix it?
by Vincent Rosati 5 years ago
Hey Tim - I'm almost certain that the path in the C is cut, or is otherwise multiple paths. Maybe try resetting the path and fill of the compound object, than try Pathfinder Unite. This could clean th
MP4 import - audio extremely shortened and sped up
by Tim Boknecht 5 years ago
I've imported a long .mp4 into Premiere and have a consternating problem: The audio is significantly shorter than the video, and is subsequently sped up and therefor incomprehensible. Thoughts Tim Bok
Re: MP4 import - audio extremely shortened and sped up
by Paddy Uglow 5 years ago
Is there a mismatch between the audio khz of the sequence and the clip Failing that, you could try Compressor like Jon suggested, but maybe just export the audio - then you won't be degrading the vide
Particle World particles misbehaving
by Tim Boknecht 6 years ago
I'm flying a 3D camera around a comp with a particle world layer that's just not behaving itself very well. I'm hoping one of you might be able to help me bring it into line. There are points where th
talking animals
by Ulf Ohnesorge 13 years ago
Hi all, first I wanna say that creative cow is a really great comunity. I learned a lot bye reading the AE articles and tutorials here!! I hope to give back a bit in future.. =) Now my little question
Re: talking animals
by Graham Quince 13 years ago
I just want to second CrazyTalk, we use it where i work to create fast turnaround, hi(ish)-impact animations to get people's attention Grahamhttp: www.quinceweb.com - web design -------- http: www.shi
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Tim Boknecht liked this 6 years ago
Shorten audio clip in CC
by Tim Boknecht 6 years ago
In CS5, I used to be able to export an audio clip from my timeline to Soundbooth and electronically shorten it to fit a specified amount of time. I can't seem to locate this valuable feature in Auditi
Re: Shorten audio clip in CC
by Tim Boknecht 6 years ago
In case someone else comes along with this same issue, here's the solution: You have to select Stretch and Pitch (process) from the Time and Pitch under Effects on the menu bar. The Time and Pitch opt
illustrator - moving multiple paths into new layers
by Michael Becke 13 years ago
Hi, I have a group with about 800 paths inside. I need each path on it's own layer, but the only way I know how to do this is to make new layers and drag the paths into the new layers. Seeing as this
Re: illustrator - moving multiple paths into new layers
by Tim Boknecht 6 years ago
Ok, figured it out. The trick is to click on the layer or group NAME in the layers window, then select Release to Layers (Sequence) from the fly out. Tim Boknecht Media Producer Bravo Productions
Transferring effects user presets from CS5 to CC
by Tim Boknecht 6 years ago
I've searched and googled and haven't found an answer: Where do I place my user presets from CS5 so CC will see them Tim Boknecht Media Producer Bravo Productions
Re: Transferring effects user presets from CS5 to CC
by Tim Boknecht 6 years ago
SUCCESS!!! Thanks again. Tim Boknecht Media Producer Bravo Productions
Import Keyboard shortcuts into CC from CS6?
by Mike Weber 6 years ago
Hello I am upgrading to Creative Cloud from CS6. In Premiere, I would like to load in the same custom keyboard shortcuts I was using in CS6. Does anyone know how to do this I tried copying the .kys fi
Re: Import Keyboard shortcuts into CC from CS6?
by Bill Glader 6 years ago
Wow, I hope Adobe comes up with a more intuitive way to use settings across multiple systems! BG
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Tim Boknecht liked this 6 years ago
Uniform Scale Wiggle
by Adriano Moraes 11 years ago
Hello there. I think it s a pretty simple thing but I can t find it anywhere. I guess I ve even done this before but my brain is failing me. So what I want to do is simply make a circle s scale wiggle
Re: Uniform Scale Wiggle
by Dan Ebberts 11 years ago
Like this: w = wiggle(5,30); w 0 ,w 0 Dan
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Tim Boknecht liked this 6 years ago
One node VS two node camera: Best uses
by Tim Boknecht 6 years ago
Up till now I've always used two node cameras in AE. So let me poll you guys: When do you use a one node camera over two What are the best uses for each Tim Boknecht Media Producer Bravo Productions
Re: One node VS two node camera: Best uses
by Tim Boknecht 6 years ago
I've been setting keyframes for position and point of interest (keyboard shortcut A), then using the camera tools (C) to automatically create keyframes down the timeline. Dave, could you upload a down
Rotation point in Illustrator
by Alex Kuzelicki 11 years ago
Hi there, This may be a super-basic question but I haven't been able to find the answer yet. Just want to know if and how you can move the rotation point of an object illustration in Illustrator Basic
Re: Rotation point in Illustrator
by Vincent Rosati 10 years ago
You can't permanently change the center point. The best you can do is to use the Rotate Tool (R) to move a center point for rotation, but after the you're done with the tool the object will hold it's
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Tim Boknecht liked this 6 years ago
Playing the numbers game
by Jake Anderson 6 years ago
I've been reading through the cow the first person to give out the number loses so to speak, that it's best to find out their budget. That tossing them a rate will scare away the client. I've been get
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Jake Anderson liked this 6 years ago
Re: Playing the numbers game
by Joseph W. Bourke 6 years ago
In the case of the client who is reasonable, this makes sense. I only pull out the house analogy, when it has become painfully clear that they want the 2.5 million dollar house for 80 thousand. Our jo
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Tim Boknecht liked this 6 years ago
Handle bars on mask have disappeared
by Ross Bradshaw 12 years ago
I have noticed that there are no handle bars on my mask points when I am marking out free hand masks. As I have just started AE I was wondering have I clicked off the option to have handle bars appear
Re: Handle bars on mask have disappeared
by Andy Hawk 8 years ago
Two reasons for how you can lose your mask handles: handle box in view options is unchecked. solution: go to 'View' tab view options then check handles box is checked RotoBezier has been enabled solut
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Tim Boknecht liked this 6 years ago
burst like soap bubble
by Fran Zine 9 years ago
Hi does anybody know if there is an effect in after effects, that could let burst a video like a soap bubble i have two little videos, and as final i would like to let these two videos like a soap bub
Re: burst like soap bubble
by Michael Szalapski 9 years ago
Unless you're talking about slow motion, a real soap bubble basically just disappears. There will be a few little soap particles, but it really just goes POP and is gone. However, I assume you mean yo
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Tim Boknecht liked this 7 years ago
Expression to realistically drop flat object, bounce of floor in z axis
by Tim Boknecht 7 years ago
The effect I'm trying to achieve would simulate pointing a camera at the ground, then dropping a flat object onto the ground with one corner hitting the ground first and the resulting bouncing around
Re: Expression to realistically drop flat object, bounce of floor in z axis
by Tim Boknecht 7 years ago
Thanks, Dan The Expressions Man. I checked it out - apparently it's just for 2D physics, but WOW! I'm guessing the best solution might be to set up a camera, drop a flat object with markers on the cor
Changing the Corner Radius
by Phil LeBeau 9 years ago
Hi - I am wondering if there is a way to adjust the Rounded Rectangle Tool Radius. I am using the rounded rectangle tool to create a mask around my photos. But some of the corners are small and some o
Re: Changing the Corner Radius
by Eddie Yepez 9 years ago
Hi, you can change the corner radius of a mask while creating it by click in the up and down arrows of the keyboard. One you release the mouse botton tou can't change it anymore... If you need to chan
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Tim Boknecht liked this 7 years ago
Best archiving solutions
by Tim Boknecht 7 years ago
I have a year's worth of projects on my editor that I need to archive so I can remove them for space. How are you smart people out there archiving Blu-rays are expensive and don't hold much. I'm think
Re: Best archiving solutions
by Walter Soyka 7 years ago
Tom Daigon "PS My Z820 was $14,000 before the $4,000 discount :-)" Perfect! You can buy a tape drive with the money you saved! :) Walter Soyka Principal & Designer at Keen Live Motion Graphics, Wides
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Tim Boknecht liked this 7 years ago
Expression to maintain equal spacing between objects
by Tim Boknecht 7 years ago
I have 11 rotating rings that I want to space out equally on the z axis with a slider. In other words, if I adjust the slider I want the rings to space out while remaining equidistant from each other
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Tingyu Yang liked this 4 weeks ago
Re: Expression to maintain equal spacing between objects
by Tim Boknecht 7 years ago
Kept researching while waiting for an answer. Found the solution at Video Copilot (Andrew Kramer rocks). Posting here for future seekers. Pretty easy, actually. Just create a slider and name it "Contr
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Video to > Stop Motion Animation Look
by Justin Productions 13 years ago
Hey guys! So yesterday, as I was eating breakfast, I saw an ad in my town's newspapers that invited adults to participate to an stop motion animation contest. So I went to their site and the rules wer
Re: Video to > Stop Motion Animation Look
by Robert Morris 13 years ago
Suffice to say that we understand how stop motion works. We're just asking how one might go about emulating it with shot video footage in the same way one would go about solving any challenge. Say a c
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Tim Boknecht liked this 7 years ago
Best FREE expressions training course?
by Tim Boknecht 7 years ago
So I think I'm mentally and emotionally ready to take the expressions plunge. My incentive is to wrap my head around this stuff in order to simplify complicated projects and expand my capabilities. Ca
Re: Best FREE expressions training course?
by Tim Boknecht 7 years ago
Thanks, Dan. While I appreciate all the work Ebberts has done to demystify the subject, I'm looking for an actual COURSE designed to take someone from expressions nube to at least an intermediate user
Scripting challenge?
by Tim Boknecht 7 years ago
I'd like to set up a script that will take a 1080 clip, split the clip into a grid of 15 384x384 squares, and use them to automatically populate 15 cube face precomps - a la the "Beginning" in the fol
test
by Tim Boknecht 7 years ago
Tim Boknecht Media Producer Bravo Productions
Multiple Objects Orbiting a Nucleus
by Mark Lowe 10 years ago
I had a look through the archive but can't find anything relating to my specific question. Apologies if it has already been covered elsewhere. I am trying to create an animation where several 'satelli
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Tim Boknecht liked this 7 years ago
Re: Multiple Objects Orbiting a Nucleus
by Tim Boknecht 7 years ago
I'm currently researching a way to do pretty much the same thing. Did this suggestion work for you If not, can you tell us what worked for you Tim Boknecht Media Producer Bravo Productions
Picture Profiles site/database?
by Tim Boknecht 10 years ago
People Smarter Than Me: Do any of you know of a site or database where one can find recommended picture profiles for different shooting scenarios I know there are really top notch pros out there who h
Re: Picture Profiles site/database?
by Daniel Startek 10 years ago
Check out these sites: http: www.dvinfo.net forum sony-xdcam-ex-cinealta 110902-picture-profile-recipes.html http: www.xdcam-user.com forum3 index.php sid=6e0e6a25f2f18133363f4bb82965f755 I found some
***Need to know pros & cons of PPro Vs. Vegas***
by Tim Boknecht 10 years ago
Longstoryshort: I've been fighting to keep CS4. Corporate wants to push Vegas. I need to educate myself about pros and cons before 2pm CST. Can I get some quick help from editors who know both systems
Re: ***Need to know pros & cons of PPro Vs. Vegas***
by Tim Kolb 10 years ago
Vegas is ever-improving and frankly, the stuff Vegas does well, it does spooky well. Vegas is much more system-fault tolerant than PPro is... The disks hiccup and don't serve up a frame as fast as the
Importer Generic Errror
by Tim Boknecht 10 years ago
I'm getting an Importer Generic Error every time I try to pull XDcam footage into a project. It doesn't matter if it's new footage or footage from a previous project that worked fine before. I recentl
Re: Importer Generic Errror
by Tim Boknecht 10 years ago
Yeah, I'm on CS4. I tried the import with the XMP boxes unchecked, but get the same error window "The importer reported a generic error." I've always used the Media Browser to import and never had a p
CS4 audio goes silent
by Tim Boknecht 10 years ago
This is the weirdest thing, and I've now experienced it in multiple projects. I have an mp3 pulled into a PPro CS4 project that stops playing back exactly halfway through the file. The waveform is vis
Re: CS4 audio goes silent
by Tim Boknecht 10 years ago
No, I haven't figured out why it's happening - but I have been able to work around the issue by using iTunes to convert the mp3 to, well...another mp3. Or wav, or whatever. The converted files seem to
Project manager crashing
by Tim Boknecht 10 years ago
I'm attempting to archive CS4 PPro projects using project manager. Trouble is, project manager crashes the app. It'll analyze the project and begin trimming or copying files, then an "Unknown error" k
POI troubles
by Tim Boknecht 12 years ago
I don't have the opportunity to use cameras and 3D movement very often, so I feel like a perpetual newbie when I do. I could swear I'm doing this right, but the result isn't what I'm shooting for. A l
Re: POI troubles
by Darby Edelen 12 years ago
If the null is parented to the TV then its position property will be relative to the TV instead of the world coordinates. You would need to translate the Null's position into world coordinates like so
URGENT! Project window problem
by Tim Boknecht 12 years ago
So I have no idea how this happened, but my Project Window in Final Cut Pro HD 4.5 just moved up to where the tabs aren't showing. I can't seem to grab it to pull it back down. HELP!
Re: URGENT! Project window problem
by Paul Escandon 12 years ago
Hit CTRL+U and that will reset your windows back to normal. * * * Paul Escandon Producer Director Editor Apple Certified Trainer - Final Cut Pro Oremus Productions www.oremusproductions.com - - Adjunc
How do I make 1-click multiple effects favorites?
by Tim Boknecht 13 years ago
I'm wondering if anyone knows a way to save multiple effects under a single effects favorite. I'm wanting to save an EQ setting using two different EQ effects, but I don't want to have to apply both t
Re: How do I make 1-click multiple effects favorites?
by Zander 13 years ago
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Need help creating HTML email using Yahoo
by Tim Boknecht 13 years ago
I'd like to create an electronic press kit for my band in the form of an html email that incorporates graphics and streaming music. I've begun coding the html, but can't figure out how to send it usin
Upgrading from 10.2 to 10.3: Do I have to reinstall software?
by Tim Boknecht 14 years ago
I'm going to upgrade my G4 from OS 10.2 to 10.3. Will I need to reinstall my Adobe applications and such Or will the OS upgrade without removing software. I've obviously never done this before...
Re: Upgrading from 10.2 to 10.3: Do I have to reinstall software?
by Tony! Hulette 14 years ago
You do have to buy the update, it's not free, but it will upgrade your software to 10.3 (or 10.4 if you buy the latest) without you having to reinstall your applications software. You'll want to run D
VDMV2P_TIMEOUT error in DV Express
by Tim Boknecht 14 years ago
Anyone seen this before and know what it is how to combat it
Re: VDMV2P_TIMEOUT error in DV Express
by Jokuh 14 years ago
Taken from the avid knowledge base: When you render fairly complex media, three video tracks, and IN and OUT points around the area to be rendered, the following exception might occur during the rende
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