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Tudor "Ted" Jelescu

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Challenge: Gigapixel photo (Zooming in and Out)
by Dan Jensen 3 days ago
OK. We have a challenge here. I have an image that is 9 billion pixel in resolution and 27GB large. It's in PSB format. The idea is to import into an 1080p sequence, zoom out from 5000% and slowly sco
Re: Challenge: Gigapixel photo (Zooming in and Out)
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 days ago
Chop the large image in PS to manageable tiles, save as tiff, png or whatever you like, and then rebuild the image back in AE. Link all tiles to a Null and you have what you need. Tudor "Ted" Jelescu
AE: Make a Footage emit light
by Manuele La Puca 6 days ago
Hello. First of all I want to apologize for any english mistake I'll make. Then, here is the question. I'm very new to AE and Graphic is not my first job, I do that as an hobby and to help me and some
Re: AE: Make a Footage emit light
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 days ago
There are 2 separate issues here. First is the glow for the fire footage. You should work in 16 or 32 bit color depth for your AE projects. This will enable you to get smooth soft glows. You can use A
Problem witj motion tracking
by Claude Rozsa 1 week ago
I have a problem which I cant solve. In the following clip, I want the appearing wall to diseappear in the left corner while the camera zooms. For the moment the wall stays at the same place which giv
Re: Problem witj motion tracking
by Claude Rozsa 1 week ago
Thanks Ted. I tried the 3D camera tracking without success but I made another attempt with Mocha and it worked fine. I made a mistake when I followed the tutorial, my picture did not have the same AR
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Sword Swipe effect
by Evan Torrence 1 week ago
Wondering if anybody has any pointers on how I might best achieve a sword swiping effect shown in this example I have a shape layer of a sword i'd love to put an effect like this behind. https: orange
Re: Sword Swipe effect
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 week ago
Your example is classic animation - several drawings of the sword and swipe, a couple of frames of each most likely with a crossfade in between. That being said you could animate shape layers, have pa
Newbie VFX question Fog and Cliff
by Ken Barnes 1 week ago
Hi, I'm a writer director and have a scene in script where a car goes over a cliff at night on a very foggy road. It teeters on the edge of the cliff for a while, then plunges into the darkness. 1. Ho
Re: Newbie VFX question Fog and Cliff
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 week ago
No professional in the VFX business will give you any estimates without first knowing the details and seeing a storyboard. And by details I mean knowing how many fx shots exactly, what is involved in
Tricky drone tracking problem - Compositing headlights on to moving vehicle
by Clem Malina 1 week ago
Hey guys, LONG time lurker, first time poster. Like many people, I've used CC as an invaluable resource for many years and until now, have always been able to find an answer to any question I've had (
Re: Tricky drone tracking problem - Compositing headlights on to moving vehicle
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 week ago
This may be a job for Syntheyes or Boujou. Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
Camera blur map / depth map showing as a solid white square on black
by Samantha Derochie 1 week ago
I was trying to use the frischluft lenscare plug in, but when I select a layer to use as a depth map, it just ignores the map and blurs only a rectangle in the center of the frame at full and everythi
Re: Camera blur map / depth map showing as a solid white square on black
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 week ago
Post a screen grab of your layer setup, the comp window and your depth map. Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
How can I recreate this artwork?
by Fabio Fodaro 1 week ago
Hello there, I'm trying to recreate this video sequence but would like to make it as a 3d element (a cylinder with its surface floating). I guess Trapcode is the way to go. Form perhaps Any suggestion
Re: How can I recreate this artwork?
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 1 week ago
If you just need an extruded cylinder that perfectly matches the shapes, you can use FreeForm Pro or Free Form V2 to extrude the flat animation. Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
How to make those news shiny edges?
by Thanh Le 4 weeks ago
I have seen the programes introduce on our national channel and really want to know how they make those shine (or flare) edge on the boxes
Re: How to make those news shiny edges?
by Thanh Le 4 weeks ago
Thanks Ted, I think i figured out how to make it using Optical Flare and CC Light Sweep. The result is briliant. Here is it: Thanks guys!
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Agent Dodge
by Soham Jani 3 months ago
Hi, so I was wondering what's an effective way to re-create the Agent Dodge effect from the Matrix Perhaps use green screens and put them on top of each other, enable motion blur on the selected layer
Re: Agent Dodge
by Dave LaRonde 3 months ago
For those of us who haven't committed every scene of the Matrix series to memory.... ....nor who can quote the entire list of characters in reverse-alphabetical order... ...perhaps you can locate a bi
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Pulling out this shot -newbie
by Tibi Iorga 5 months ago
Hello guys, I was astonished by the community here, so I decided to create an account. Nice to meet you all ! So, I am a relatively new user of Adobe AE, because I mainly work in Premiere. But I am lo
Re: Pulling out this shot -newbie
by Tibi Iorga 5 months ago
I have the whole thing story boarded and I really wanted this shot. Now I have a lead, so thank you so much for your help. I was thinking of the same sort of transition, I want it to be subtly visible
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Comp camera not working with Freeform pro
by Richard Travers 7 months ago
Hello. I am following the video tutorial from the Mettle website on basic lighting and cameras, i have added freeform pro to a solid layer, a light and a composition camera, however the camera is not
Re: Comp camera not working with Freeform pro
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 6 months ago
Are you using the camera controls from the camera layer and the FreeForm Pro object does not react to the camera Post a screen grab of your AE screen and details of your system, OS, AE version and FF
How to make a stopwatch that can be controlled
by Dave Martin 7 months ago
Hi there, Part 1. I need to make an on-screen timer that I can start & stop by key-framing a null - E.G. When the null is at x=0 the time is stopped but, if x 1 the timers runs. However, Once stopped
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Re: How to make a stopwatch that can be controlled
by Walter Soyka 7 months ago
The old-school approach is nice here, because expressions live in the moment. Expressions are evaluated for a given point in time, and have no "memory" of what's happened earlier on the timeline. This
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After effect workstation for Raw, Your thoughts?
by Dror Heller 7 months ago
My computer is no longer strong enough for my Raw full hd footage. Im trying to build a new pc, my main work is in after effects, the most important thing is that the software will be very responsive
Re: After effect workstation for Raw, Your thoughts?
by Chris Wright 7 months ago
hey tudor check out the new samsung 950 pro. It outperforms SATA SSDs by over 4.5 times in sequential read and by over 2.5 times in sequential write, delivering the speeds of 2,500 MB s and 1,500 MB s
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Sneak Peak at some new stuff for AE
by Chris Bobotis 1 year ago
Mettle Products - V 1.75 Teaser Cheers, Chris mettle.com
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Re: Sneak Peak at some new stuff for AE
by Chris Bobotis 1 year ago
You are correct Tudor. The background is done with the new "Sky BG" feature we added in the "Environment" Section of FreeForm Pro and Shapeshifter AE. Think Trapcode Horizon (kinda). This clip also sh
Trying to create foam in AE.
by Stephen Pickering 1 year ago
Hi there, I am trying to create an effect of beer being poured into a clear cup with a black background. I started with a yellow orange BG, then added some bubbles which I managed to generate using th
Re: Trying to create foam in AE.
by Dave LaRonde 1 year ago
I'm with Ted: shoot it as a practical effect and use a track matte to create the letter containing the beer. It comes down to planning how wide tight to shoot the beer. The nice thing about shooting t
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OLD CRT shutoff FX
by Jon Doughtie 1 year ago
I have a spot client looking for a particular close to the commercial. Here the quote from their email: "Also in the last segment, is there any way to mimic the shut down feel of an old CRT, going to
Re: OLD CRT shutoff FX
by Jon Doughtie 1 year ago
Thanks gents - you guys know, of course, how painfully simple that was. For reasons beyond my comprehension, I was waaaaaayyyy over-thinking it. I have a look now I am pretty confident the client will
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Can't import mpeg's that AME CC itself rendered?!
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 years ago
So I started having this problem with the latest Premiere CC version- I render using AME CC a normal mpeg, like I did many times before, and Premiere will not read it back. I also started having this
Re: Can't import mpeg's that AME CC itself rendered?!
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 years ago
This is weird- did not sign out or re-start, I worked in CS 55, then opened CC again and even if this happened several times before (could not import mpeg files that were rendered from PPro CC in AME
weird MXF behavior in CC
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 years ago
I use a lot of MPEG2 footage (.MXF) from a Canon XF300 and I never had issues before with this. I just imported some .MXF files from a shoot and I created a sequence with all clips. The whole shoot wa
Re: weird MXF behavior in CC
by Andie Moonie 2 years ago
As previous posters said always use media browser and not the import command. However, I have noticed an issue when trying to use footage on the NAS storage device with it jumbling up the clips with s
Premiere CC keeps crashing after latest update
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 years ago
I updated my Premiere CC recently and after that I can't use it at all as it crashes - I get a message telling me that " Adobe Premiere CC stopped working. Windows is looking for a solution"... I unin
Re: Premiere CC keeps crashing after latest update
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 2 years ago
Seems to work now- thanks mate! Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
New Character Animation Tutorial Series coming.
by Chris Bobotis 2 years ago
Overview - Character Animation in After Effects by Dave Legion Look for this 8 part series on Character animation using Mettle's FreeForm, MamoWorld's Auto Lip Sync and built-in After Effects features
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File: shape layers logo design
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
aep file replicating the design for the BBC logo background http: f1.creativecow.net 6663 shape-layers-logo-design
Re: shape layers logo design
by David Garcon 2 years ago
Hello sir I didn't know how to send a message to you but I wanted to ask you for a favor. I know nothing of editting and I was wondering if you would take time off your busy schedule and help me with
File: gears rotation test cs6
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
zip file test project http: f1.creativecow.net 6365 gears-rotation-test-cs6
File: gear roattion test
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
zip file test project http: f1.creativecow.net 6364 gear-roattion-test
File: FlashTestProject
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
aep file Quick test for flash http: f1.creativecow.net 5776 flashtestproject
Mettle Products for After Effects - Demo Reel
by Chris Bobotis 3 years ago
Some client work created entirely in After Effects using, FreeForm, FreeForm Pro + ShapeShifter AE. Enjoy! Mettle Products - Customer Samples 03 2013 Cheers, Chris mettle.com
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Re: Mettle Products for After Effects - Demo Reel
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
Good stuff! Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
Newton 2.0 and ShapeShifter V2 test
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
Here's a test I did using the new versions of Newton (2.0) and ShapeShifter AE (V2). I used the physics from Newton and SSAE to bring in the 3rd dimension. http: www.youtube.com watch v=GrvX5OMuSqI Tu
Re: Newton 2.0 and ShapeShifter V2 test
by Chris Bobotis 3 years ago
Excellent Tudor! Cheers, Chris mettle.com
File: TextLightEmitter
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
aep file Project file CS55 http: f1.creativecow.net 5008 textlightemitter
File: ColoristaIIgrading ExTJ
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 3 years ago
aep file Test Grading with ColoristaII http: f1.creativecow.net 4963 coloristaiigrading-extj
COW Newsletter: Ronald Lindeboom retires from Creative COW
by Creative COW 4 years ago
Ronald Lindeboom retires from Creative COW
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Re: COW Newsletter: Ronald Lindeboom retires from Creative COW
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 years ago
I only touched basis with Ron on e-mail, but I know him more from the result of his work. I found the Cow to be a creative place, a hang out place, a community of my kind of people, a place where I ca
The Expandables ;-)
by Chris Bobotis 4 years ago
The Expandables ;-) Tutorial coming soon. Stay tuned. Cheers, Chris mettle.com
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Re: The Expandables ;-)
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 years ago
Looks pretty sweet! Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
AquaPack Demo Reel V1
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 years ago
Here's a short demo reel for AquaPack enhancement pack for FreeForm Pro by Mettle. I would love to see examples from you. http: www.youtube.com watch v=PXGMOE7PtwY Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artis
Re: AquaPack Demo Reel V1
by Roland R. Kahlenberg 4 years ago
Good stuff Ted! Cheers RoRK Intensive AE & Mocha Training in Singapore and Malaysia Adobe ACE ACI (version 7) & Imagineer Systems Inc Approved Mocha Trainer
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AquaPack Demo Reel V1
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 years ago
Here's a short demo reel for AquaPack - enhancement pack for FreeForm Pro. I would love to see some examples with what you do with it. http: www.youtube.com watch v=PXGMOE7PtwY Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Sen
Re: AquaPack Demo Reel V1
by Chris Bobotis 4 years ago
Looks good Tudor. Just uploaded it to our website as well. Cheers, Chris mettle.com
Precious Mettle?
by Chris Bobotis 4 years ago
ShapeShifter AE Precious Mettle Tutorial coming soon. Cheers, Chris mettle.com
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Re: Precious Mettle?
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 years ago
Looks really cool! Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
File: sky replacement project file
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 years ago
aep file sky replacement project file http: f1.creativecow.net 4058 sky-replacement-project-file
File: sky replacement test
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 years ago
mp4 file sky replacement test http: f1.creativecow.net 4051 sky-replacement-test
AE vs Smoke
by Richard Cardonna 4 years ago
Can someone list the features in smoke that are not in AE Richard C
Re: AE vs Smoke
by Todd Kopriva 4 years ago
It should come as no surprise to anyone that I'm reading this and taking notes. ;-) --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Todd Kopri
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File: DoorGrade
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 years ago
jpg file Door - Pass 01 -Levels, Pass 02 - MB Looks Grand Sunset http: f1.creativecow.net 4028 doorgrade
Podcast: FreeForm Pro and Aqua Pack: Basic introductory series Part 3
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 years ago
FreeForm Pro and Aqua Pack: Basic introductory series Part 3 by Tudor 'Ted' Jelescu (00:18:18) -- 03 27 2012 Part 3 of the basic introductory series describes a water replacement technique using one o
News: mettle + mamoworld = Amazing New Products!
by Cow News Droid 4 years ago
(March 26, 2012) Mettle, creators of Next-Gen 3D plug-ins for After Effects, and mamoworld, developers of MochaImport+ and iExpressions, are pleased to announce they re joining forces. An agreement ha
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@mettle + mamoworld = Amazing New Products!
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 years ago
Good news indeed! Looking forward to interesting products. Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
Podcast: FreeForm Pro and Aqua Pack: Basic introductory series Part 2
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 years ago
FreeForm Pro and Aqua Pack: Basic introductory series Part 2 by Tudor 'Ted' Jelescu (00:19:03) -- 03 20 2012 The second tutorial from the series describes techniques for manipulating the depth map and
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Podcast: FreeForm Pro and Aqua Pack - Basic introductory series. Part 1
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 years ago
FreeForm Pro and Aqua Pack - Basic introductory series. Part 1 by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu (00:16:36) -- 03 13 2012 Introductory series (first in a set of three) for simulation of large bodies of water, wa
Video: Cool Clapperboard based on CPT America Tutorial
by Eric Kirk 4 years ago
Cool Clapperboard based on CPT America Tutorial Just a little test run based on the Eran Stern tutorial for CPT America. Eric Kirk watch support
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Re: Cool Clapperboard based on CPT America Tutorial
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 years ago
Looks good! Did you finish the water Abyss project Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist
Video: JWC Intro - 3D in AE
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 5 years ago
JWC Intro - 3D in AE Intro animation for JWC. Heavy duty 3d in AE. Matching the camera move and figuring out how all the plugins work together was a challenge. FreeForm Pro, Zaxwerks Invigorator Pro,
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@Garry Beattie
by Tudor "Ted" Jelescu 4 years ago
One step at a time- it will all come together. Tutorials and resources like the Cow will help for sure. Keep at it and have fun! Tudor "Ted" Jelescu Senior VFX Artist


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