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Todd Schmidt

Member Since:
May 18th 2008
115 Posts
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Senheizer skp 100 G2 and G3 receiver?
by Todd Schmidt 4 years ago
Hi, I was given a SKP 100 G2 transmitter for a handheld. I have the Senheizer 100 G3 receiver and body pack. Will there's work together Hopefully my question isn't vague. I'm far from an audio expert.
Re: Senheizer skp 100 G2 and G3 receiver?
by Todd Schmidt 4 years ago
Thanks, I need to figure out how to use this thing. Not really sure how to change the blocks. I understand what it means to change the blocks, just don't know how. I do see that my G3 operates in the
AE CC 2015 Twitch Presets and content gallery location, Windows 8.1
by Todd Schmidt 4 years ago
Hi all, I'm really confused by this. I have AE CC 2015 and bought Twitch version 1.1. I just downloaded the 1.2 version. I thought that I had it installed correctly but apprently not. Because I add th
Re: AE CC 2015 Twitch Presets and content gallery location, Windows 8.1
by Kalleheikki Kannisto 4 years ago
Twitch install instructions: https: www.videocopilot.net products twitch help
XDCAM files captured through FCP unreadable on Premiere in Windows.
by Kevin Burr 5 years ago
The files were all created either with XDCAM decks or XDCAM-EX cameras and then imported and or edited in FCP. There is no way to get the files without them having gone through FCP first, and through
Re: XDCAM files captured through FCP unreadable on Premiere in Windows.
by Todd Schmidt 5 years ago
I know I'm coming into this conversation late, but I've been having this issue with XDcam wrapped in QT's. they were exported using a tricastor. They will only play on a Mac that has FCP. I'm sharing
Batch re-Link media with a different extension
by Todd Schmidt 5 years ago
Hi, I haven't seen a solution to this, but the question has been posed. I was sent a hard drive with media to edit. I had to change the file extension of all the clips (long story in another post). Th
Re: Batch re-Link media with a different extension
by Todd Schmidt 5 years ago
Hey guys, I tried re-linking with the re-link dialogue box and unchecked the file extension tick, still no go. As far as the re-Tooled program, I haven't tried it yet. There is no trial version of it
Importing Clips, transcoded from FCP
by Todd Schmidt 5 years ago
Hi all, I'm working in: Win 8.1 Adobe CC 2014 V8.1 I was given a project that obviously isn't working.My colleague that sent it has sort of left me in the dark as he isn't much of an editor. He actual
Re: Importing Clips, transcoded from FCP
by Todd Schmidt 5 years ago
Thanks Alex, I really appreciate all the help I get here. In the case of the DP who shot it, all I got was the insinuation that I'm not a professional and lack professional equipment, haha! Thanks! To
Gorpro Hero 4 Black, 120fps, CC 2014
by Todd Schmidt 5 years ago
Hi all, I know this might sound, and is probably a stupid question, but here goes. How do I work with PPCC 2014 and the 120fps, 1920x1080 footage shot on the Hero 4 Black in PP. I would like to utiliz
Re: Gorpro Hero 4 Black, 120fps, CC 2014
by Jeff Pulera 5 years ago
Hi Todd, From what I've read in the past, some cameras that offer "overcrank" will actually record one second of video as two seconds on the card so that the slow-motion does play back "automatically"
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CS5 Custom transition issues
by Todd Schmidt 6 years ago
Hi all, Working with Encore CS5. Regular DVD, not Blu Ray. I've created a one second button transition between the chapter button and the Main Menu button using After Effects. When I preview them, the
Re: CS5 Custom transition issues
by Todd Schmidt 6 years ago
I tried an avi and it did the same thing. Plays half, then skip right to the target. I have audio in the file. Does that have anything to do with it Not sure why it would.
Prebuilt Flash slideshow
by Todd Schmidt 7 years ago
Hi, I was wondering if anyone can recommend a free tool to build a flash slideshow for a website I'm building. Something to where I can easily change out photos and upload. I'm using Godaddys Website
Re: Prebuilt Flash slideshow
by Curtis Thompson 7 years ago
hello... there are a ton - google flash slideshow or the likes. also, consider using a javascript one as well - there are even more of those. here's a nice list of some jquery ones: http: www.webdesig
Audio Channel fill?????? Please!
by Todd Schmidt 8 years ago
Hi all, Question. I have footage shot with audio in one channel through an XLR mic. I need it to be stereo... In Premiere I use the fill effect to fill in and make stereo. How is this done in After Ef
Re: Audio Channel fill?????? Please!
by Todd Schmidt 8 years ago
Thanks Butch, I know there are ways around it by exporting audio, clips as movies using the fill effect on audio, etc. My problem is I'm trying to avoid this because I feel it's a waist. I edit in Pre
3D Flag question
by Todd Schmidt 8 years ago
Hey all, Not sure how this works. I created an animation...I morph into a flag. I would like to add 3D flag to this and ease into the waving. Problem is, you can't seem to be able to ease into it. Onc
Re: 3D Flag question
by Edward Wu 8 years ago
Hi Todd, Sorry for the confusion on keyframing the Pre-roll. I was thinking about 2 different ideas and ended up combining them. There are two ways to get the Flag to go from a still image to a waving
PAR, render settings.....
by Todd Schmidt 8 years ago
Hi all, Well, this seems to be really confusing to me. We have been recently shooting with the Sony EX3 which shoots 1920 x 1080 (1. I want my project to reflect that. Why is it that there are no proj
Re: PAR, render settings.....
by Roland R. Kahlenberg 8 years ago
I think you're confusing Project Settings with Composition Settings. I believe that you are alluding to Composition Settings. The HDTV ** composition preset settings are 1:1 PAR. When rendering out, s
Render HD for television aspect issues ASAP!
by Todd Schmidt 8 years ago
Hi all, Ok, issue. I'm new to HD and shot with the Sony EX3. I imported the footage, 1920 x 1080. Created a project HDTV 1080 29.97, w 1920 h 1080, rame Aspect ratio 16:9 (1.78). I render in QT H264.
Re: Render HD for television aspect issues ASAP!
by Todd Schmidt 8 years ago
Thanks Dave, you are right. I've seen this said before. I'm guessing that is the issue. I have to thank you for all your help. You have come to the rescue many times for me and I see you helping every
Shaky Cartoon Outline
by Todd Schmidt 8 years ago
Hi guys, Trying to figure out a simple way to make that shaky outline effect on a drawn and animated cartoon. I know theres the obvious to draw it but was wondering if there was a simpler method using
Re: Shaky Cartoon Outline
by David Johnson 8 years ago
BTW, the method I first mentioned is for footage, which is what I thought you meant until I happened back across the post again and noticed the reference to text ... I haven't seen the Khole's commerc
Batch Export, only Mpeg 2????
by Todd Schmidt 8 years ago
Hi all, Ok ,very new to FCP but I have an issue. I'm trying to batch render clips int XDCAM EX 1080p VBR, which is I believe the original format that the Sony XDCam shoots in. However once rendered, I
Re: Batch Export, only Mpeg 2????
by Todd Schmidt 8 years ago
BTW....no matter what compressor I try using, it comes out as an mpeg 2!!!!
Encoding for cable commercial
by Todd Schmidt 8 years ago
Hi All, I'm sure there are other forums to post this question to but I wanna give this a shot. I'm always seeing this massive quality difference in spots and am wondering why. I usually render straigh
Re: Encoding for cable commercial
by Todd Schmidt 8 years ago
Thanks Dave, I knew I could count on you for an answer. It is really sad that they do that. Let me ask you what is it specifically that they are doing that lowers the quality of the spot Is it some so
Filters on empty layers
by Todd Schmidt 8 years ago
Hey all, I'm pretty sure this can't be done, but I'll ask anyways. I use After Effects all the time and it's so easy to do this so I'm hoping Photoshop can as well. I would like to drop Knoll light fa
Re: Filters on empty layers
by Todd Schmidt 8 years ago
Thanks Richard...that's what I suspected. I did create a black layer set to screen and applied Knoll to it. I'm hoping Photoshop take s a page form it's sister program After Effects and starts making
Bend modifier, can't animate
by Todd Schmidt 8 years ago
Hey all, I imported a spline which I then beveled, then added a bend modifier to. When I try to animate the bend angle it wont work unless I drop the bevel. Not sure why. Thanks!
Re: Bend modifier, can't animate
by jayde garrow 8 years ago
well how many edges and vertices are in your object say if you have a box, and it has 8 vertices. 4 for each face. its not going to bend because you would need more edges in the box. Now if you were t
Effect and Mask anchor pojnt
by Todd Schmidt 8 years ago
Hi All, Big question, hope it can be done. Using AE CS4, is ther a way to link the XY position of video copilots optical flare to the anchor point of a mask The Optical flare is on a black solid is st
Re: Effect and Mask anchor pojnt
by Steve Renard 8 years ago
If it's a simple enough mask, and or there's not much movement to it, you could put a null object at one of the mask points and then use one of several scripts out there to link the mask point to the
Television call letters....
by Todd Schmidt 8 years ago
Hi all, Not sure this is where to post this on the forums but I'm trying to find out the legality of using made up television call letters or slogans for film. Thanks, Todd
Re: Television call letters....
by grinner hester 8 years ago
there are none. As long as they are clear, you are good to go.
Max 2011 64-bit and Quicktime (or no QT, that is)
by Joseph W. Bourke 8 years ago
I find it hard to believe that Apple hasn't created a 64-bit version of Quicktime, but I can see on my Vista 64-bit version of Max that there's no option to output QT. When I run the 32-bit version, t
Re: Max 2011 64-bit and Quicktime (or no QT, that is)
by Todd Schmidt 8 years ago
Hi Joe, I had this issue as well but I did get it resolved. Sorry to say I can't remember where I found it but there is a way to get a QT output from 3DS Max 64-Bit. I'm actually rendering a QT from M
Imported AI Spline problem, extruding
by Todd Schmidt 8 years ago
Hi All, ' I have an issue. This get's frustrating but I'm sure it's something simple. I imported an AI path into max and want to bevel or extrude it to make the shape fill in. It is an outline of a de
Re: Imported AI Spline problem, extruding
by Joseph W. Bourke 8 years ago
One question: are you saving your Illustrator file as a legacy format You have to make sure your save your file as Illustrator 8, or the earliest version that's available on your version of Illustrato
Multiprocessing problems
by Todd Schmidt 8 years ago
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit (6.1, Build 7601) Asustek, G73jh Bios Ver: 08.00.10 Intel Core i7 CPU Q720 @ 1.60Ghz (8 CPUs), 1.6GHz Memory 6144MB RAM DirectX 11 ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 AE CS4 Hey
Re: Multiprocessing problems
by Todd Schmidt 8 years ago
Thanks for the answers guys. Yeah, it's funny but 6 or 8 gigs use to seem like a lot. I'm getting a Mac in the next month or two...used but I believe the RAM can go up to 32 if I'm correct. Then I jus
Imported QT with Alpha issues
by Todd Schmidt 8 years ago
Hello, I'm not a FCP user but will be very soon. However I work with clients that use FCP and we keep running into issues. I've been rendering out animations with After Effects in QT format, Animation
Re: Imported QT with Alpha issues
by Todd Schmidt 8 years ago
Thank you Dennis...Appreciate it as well!
Spot color seperations
by Todd Schmidt 9 years ago
I've never been great at print...I'm more of a video guy but I have been asked to do some separations in illustrator. I have converted the image with trace to vector and am using adobe pdf to print to
Re: Spot color seperations
by Todd Schmidt 9 years ago
Thank you, I believe tat is exactly it! I did do the artwork in PS and brought it in to AI so I could use trace to get a vector image out of it. Again, I'm really kind of new to this...just had been f
Effect to a Null Object
by Todd Schmidt 9 years ago
Hi, I was wondering if there was a way to attach an effect to a null object. Not sure that this is possible but I would like to control several points from the mesh warp effect to a null object to con
Re: Effect to a Null Object
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 9 years ago
Parent an adjustment layer to the Null and apply effect to it. Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior Compositor VFX Artist Bucharest, Romania
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XL1, capture problems
by Todd Schmidt 9 years ago
Hi all, I have a Canon XL1 and for years been able to capture using via Firewire through Adobe Premiere Pro. Just recently the capturing doesn't work. The footage come out all pix-elated and makes bad
how to change the length of the animation ?
by Jun Wang 10 years ago
i made it too long, is there any quick way to make it shorter
Re: how to change the length of the animation ?
by Todd Schmidt 10 years ago
Also you are going to have to drag all key frames to correspond to the new length. That's if you animated it already.
How to export a model in .obj
by Lasse Ankanpää 10 years ago
Hi Im very new to 3ds max, and just need to find a way to export a model to .obj format. I tried a plugin but it just had way too many options and leaving them like that gave me an error.. Thanks
Re: How to export a model in .obj
by Todd Schmidt 10 years ago
What version of Max are you using I just go to export and in the drop down box go to .obj. There are a bunch of options but they are fairly self explanatory. This is in Max 2009. Or if your model does
Video Post Lens Flare CRASH!
by Todd Schmidt 10 years ago
Hi All, Please Help! I've searched all over and have never gotten any help on this. I posted to Autodesk, and in The Area and got my posts deleted about this. I don't know why. I own 6 and 2009 and bo
Still no audio????
by Todd Schmidt 10 years ago
Hi all, Last week I posted this and didn't get any answers. Someone gave me an m2v with it's corresponding AC3 audio. I don't know if it's multi channel and have google searched my brains out and get
Re: Still no audio????
by Todd Schmidt 10 years ago
Hi jon, yes, I'm able to burn it and it works on a disk. It's just that my client is asking for chapters at certain points in the film where the nusic kicks in and I can't preview it for him. Also whe
No audio in preview
by Todd Schmidt 10 years ago
Hi, I'm working with Encore CS2. I have an encoded m2v mpeg along with it's corresponding AC3 audio on a time line. When previewing I get no audio which makes things difficult, don't ya think Won't pl
Re: No audio in preview
by Todd Schmidt 10 years ago
Thanks, but I'm not sure if it's multi channel. I don't know too much about audio. So what does this mean if it is Do I have to convert it Todd
Motion menu video hold at end?
by Todd Schmidt 10 years ago
Hi all, Well first off I tried to dynamically link to a CS4 after effects from Encore CS2 and looks like that wont work so I created a BG animated menu as an avi. I want this to last 10 secs then hold
Re: Motion menu video hold at end?
by Todd Schmidt 10 years ago
Hey Jon, That's great!!!! Thank you so much! One quick question. If I just add the Play, Scene Selection and Bonus Material buttons in AE on the same animated menu, when bringing that animated menu in
Multipage pdf, not ordering sequentially?
by Todd Schmidt 10 years ago
Hi all, I know it's easy to automate and make a multi-page .pdf but for some reason photoshop isn't going in numeric order. Each page is numbered 1-25 and even in the dialog they are in order. I selec
Re: Multipage pdf, not ordering sequentially?
by Mike Buckhout 4 years ago
Not sure if this will help you now, but I would name all the layers with the same number of digits as the largest value, for example 001, 002, ... 010, 011, ... 100, 102 etc.
MA-100 problems
by Todd Schmidt 10 years ago
Hey all, I'm not sure what the problem is but when using my MA-100 I'm getting 100% in the right channel and barely anything in the left...like almost nothing. I don't know what the issue is since I'v
Re: MA-100 problems
by Joel Servetz 10 years ago
I had to replace my MA-100 after a few years. I traced the problem to the connecting cable, as the connection was clearly intermittent with movement of the cable. I don't know if there are any other i
Speeding up animations
by Todd Schmidt 11 years ago
Hey all, First off, thanks for all the help. I'm no Max guru and I accept all the help that you guys give! I fixed my glitch problems by reinstalling and authorizing my old Max 6 version...so thats go
Re: Speeding up animations
by Naren Navale 11 years ago
Easy! Scale up or down with the keyframes under the time bar at bottom. Regards
Missing material Library
by Todd Schmidt 11 years ago
Hey all, if it's not one thing it's another. I'm at work right now and have a project to do. I left my 3ds Max DVD's at home so I can't just repair this problem. Anyways, I have ver6 and I'm missing m
Re: Missing material Library
by Todd Schmidt 11 years ago
Thanks for the input. I will look into that but now I have another issue and need to reinstall and register all over again. I decided to do a system restore and I lost my C-Dilla License for some reas
Looping rotation
by Todd Schmidt 11 years ago
Hi, 3DS isn't my biggest strength so I hope I don't sound stupid. I made a rotation cylinder...actually it's a few cylinders and text, all rotating in different directions. My problem is I'm trying to
Re: Looping rotation
by Todd Schmidt 11 years ago
Thanks Naren, but the animation has gotten really complicated and it's just off by a little bit and I've never gotten it to just match up correctly. I know there are a few things you can do in the tra
Advice on my demo reel
by Todd Schmidt 11 years ago
Hi, For the past couple years I've been working steady as a producer, director motion graphics and 3D animator. I've worked in documentaries, commercials and feature films. During this time I never co
Re: Advice on my demo reel
by Todd Schmidt 11 years ago
I know, it does become a bit confusing but I think I found what I'm looking for. Also I've browsed demos all over the internet and found a lot of people who have reels that have molded all the roles t
New email Address.....
by Todd Schmidt 11 years ago
Hi, I've been a long time Cow fanatic and was signed up for a long time. I was receiving the COW magazine via mail and love everyone. But due to a change and female companionship, I no longer have my
Re: New email Address.....
by Ronald Lindeboom 11 years ago
Hi Todd, Yes, we will happily work with you to get your account changed over to your new address (if you change your password) so that you can have all your old posts, etc., tied to the new address. G
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