Century Optics Super Fisheye by Tony Luke 10 years ago Hey guys, I'm shooting a music video next weekend on the HVX and need a fisheye lens. I was interested in the Century Optics super fisheye, it gives .55x more view. Anyone have this or use it before I
Re: Century Optics Super Fisheye by Tony Luke 10 years ago hey thanks so much for the input! im looking into the .5x fisheye at this point. i imagine at that point itll be a pretty sizeable addition to the original lens, with a little distortion of course. wh
Cool looking inserts by Tony Luke 11 years ago Hey everyone, I was checking out this music video: http: www.youtube.com watch v=4DQWvOM5sUQ Thought it had really cool inserts like at 01:03 - lots of all around simple but cool effects. Anyone know
Re: Cool looking inserts by Mark Fogarty 11 years ago Tony It could be a plugin but you can easily create a similar look without a plugin. Here's what I would do (although I'm sure there are 17 better ways). Create a text layer and type a character... an
FCP Stills Photos Issue by Tony Luke 11 years ago Hey everybody, I was reviewing a piece I edited on a TV in which stills were used from the video and cropped in various positions to make a composition. Unfortunately though some of them are jittery w
P2 Import ERROR by Tony Luke 11 years ago Hey guys, Had a question about P2 importing into FCP 6.0.4. Usually after a shoot we'll download the footage from the HVX over USB into the computer, then import it from that destination by dragging a
Flash Compression by Tony Luke 11 years ago Hey guys, just a very basic question. I'm looking to upload an FLV through Squeeze as a test onto a website. I'm using a 16X9 quicktime as the source. After a few tests I've been unable to properly ma
Re: Flash Compression by Tony Luke 11 years ago Hey thanks! I'm beginning to think it's just easier to try and letterbox in squeeze than go through the compressor hassle... squeeze is giving me a headache!! Thanks everyone though!
16X9 Compression by Tony Luke 12 years ago Hey guys - just looking for some advice. I need to compress 4:3 into 16:9, without the distortion that it creates. Instead, I need it to simply cut off the top and bottom and output it into the shape
Re: 16X9 Compression by Tony Luke 12 years ago yes... well.. thats the question. im confused on how to do it. Source inset, dimensions everything ive tried has rendered useless
NTSC/HD Problem by Tony Luke 12 years ago Hey everyone - I'm creating my company's motion graphics logo in After Effects. I was wondering if there are certain steps to go about making both NTSC and HD versions. It seems a bit overwhelming at
Re: NTSC/HD Problem by Joey Burnham 12 years ago A little off topic but... Is AE that good at HD to NTSC downconversions I agree with you that he should create HD first, but is it as simple as dropping an HD comp into an NTSC one Joey
Rotoscoping in After Effects by Tony Luke 12 years ago Hey all - I'm doing an art project that involves rotoscoping characters from movies into my own home videos, and I'm just wondering how effectively I can accomplish this in After Effects. I have found
Casting a Shadow by Tony Luke 12 years ago Hey guys, I'm sure this is a relatively simple question, but I'm just having trouble getting past what seems like a basic AE maneuver. I want to cast a shadow on a photoshopped image I made, and am tr
Re: Casting a Shadow by Kevin Camp 12 years ago also, is the shadow color black, and or, is opengl turned off i think there is still a problem with opengl rendering shadows if they are any color other than black...Kevin Camp Designer - KCPQ, KMYQ &
HD into 3:4 Uncompressed 8 Bit by Tony Luke 12 years ago Hey all, can someone give me advice on how to convert HD footage into 3:4 Uncompressed 8 bit, so there's a letterbox and the picture is not stretched We need this for broadcast TV. Thanks a lot!
Re: HD into 3:4 Uncompressed 8 Bit by Rich Rubasch 12 years ago Probably the best way is to dub the footage from the HD deck to an SD deck like digi beta, DVCAM or DVCPro50 etc. But if you have a finished piece then compressor can do the work for you, or drop the
Importing P2 as MXF by Tony Luke 12 years ago Hey all - I'm importing P2 cards today and was instructed that they have to be in MXF. I'm assuming this means it's being edited on Avid systems, thus I won't need to import through FCP, but rather mo
Re: Importing P2 as MXF by Barry Green 12 years ago MXF is a much more interchangeable file format; basically every editor can edit the MXF files (either natively, or through using Raylight). So yes, just copy the CONTENTS and LASTCLIP.TXT folder -- no
Plug-ins by Tony Luke 12 years ago Hey I was hoping someone could help me with plug-ins. I have a good amount collected in the Plug-in folder but can't seem to integrate them into the software itself. Could someone help Thanks a lot!
Text by Tony Luke 12 years ago Hey I'm trying to use a tutorial on reflections but it requires creating text. I have AE 5.5 and can't find a simple text tool - i can't add a text as an effect, it has to be solely text. The tutorial
Re: Text by Mike Clasby 12 years ago Yep, not text Toll back then, try Effect Text then Basic Text, Numbers or Path Text. They're not bad, really.
Write-on Effect by Tony Luke 12 years ago hey all, i am workin on an edit in which i want to animate text in a way that makes it look like an animated signature. i know i have to use the write on effect, but im having trouble accomplishing wh
Zoom audio by Tony Luke 12 years ago I recently filmed a project with an XL1 that involved a lot of quick zooms and really didn't realize that the mic would pick up the sound that it makes. Has anyone ever had this before and will it aff
Audio Sync by Tony Luke 12 years ago Hey, I saw someone else was having a similar problem here, but mine is just a bit different. I capture the footage at the right settings, and somewhere closer to the end of the footage (about 3 4) the
Re: Audio Sync by Tom Wolsky 12 years ago Without being giving full specs on your system, what you're doing, and what settings you're using, it's pretty much a guess. The most common cause is capturing material with the wrong capture settings
DVD Studio pro by Tony Luke 12 years ago I am trying to make it so my music video will play when inserted into a DVD player. I don't want any menus, just straight play. Could anyone help Thanks a lot
Re: DVD Studio pro by eric pautsch 12 years ago Drop you video into a track and set your First Play to that track. Did you read the manual This always helps. Good Luck