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Framing a cropped clip within a clip
by anita sancha 4 years ago
Hi.. One video clip is on the timeline as a background. Another clip is a detail video, covering about a quarter of the video area and scaled and cropped down. (to give more detailed information to th
Re: Framing a cropped clip within a clip
by jerry wise 4 years ago
underneath your cropped clip place another clip of the color you want the border to be and crop it so that it looks like you have the border you want.
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Audio issues... where is the master level?
by anita sancha 5 years ago
Hi... I have latest FCPX ..10.1.4 . have edited video and sound with loads of keyframes... but it is still to loud! I want to normalise..or at least bring it down a couple of notches. IS there any way
Re: Audio issues... where is the master level?
by anita sancha 5 years ago
PERFECT Jeremy.... thats the best one for me ...... EXCELLENT Thanks for all your help Anita Sancha. www.anitasancha.co.uk
export image and mov with alpha
by anita sancha 5 years ago
Hi... I have experimented with compressor and can't seem to export an animation with alpha to AE I usually use uncompressed animation with colors + so that I get alpha or png sequence png (this is not
Re: export image and mov with alpha
by anita sancha 5 years ago
got around it by taking the mov file into AE ... output as png sequence ..... opening in photoshop each still ....selecting with magic wand ... then cut the shape and batch save ... then reload footag
archive original media inside the FCP package in original media
by anita sancha 5 years ago
Hi... archive original media inside the FCP package in original media Not sure what I have done as I never use optimised media, but may had done so... so er or might be proxy never learnt this as all
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Re: archive original media inside the FCP package in original media
by Bret Williams 5 years ago
If any media was outside the library in the original library, the new library will still be linked to that same external media. Just run consolidate on the new library to finish the process. It'll cop
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take an object png and create drop shadow
by anita sancha 5 years ago
Hi... How can I take an object and create drop shadow onto other objects. without having the shadow appear on the transparent background. i.e 2 layers cup on saucer. cup layer 1 saucer layer 2 backgro
Re: take an object png and create drop shadow
by anita sancha 5 years ago
PERRRRRRFECT 2D solution using the alpha matt... just what I wanted.... internet "KISSSSES" and HUGGS Thanks for all your help Anita Sancha. www.anitasancha.co.uk
I cannot "open a copy in motion" mostly if the wipes transitions
by Giuseppe Mangione 5 years ago
I'm trying to personalize and save as a copy one of default transition that I have in the "wipes" group. But in mostly of them if I right-click on the icon in the transition browser I cannot select "o
Re: I cannot "open a copy in motion" mostly if the wipes transitions
by Bret Williams 5 years ago
It's time for X to start moving forward in all these areas. They've got the backbone, now they need the niceties and luxuries back. I recently converted over a Premiere project from a client that I co
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invert masks
by anita sancha 5 years ago
hi... effects as in circle masks and some other masks don't have "invert".. e.g. I mask out outside of the circle rather than the inside. i.e add or subtract as in AE. I have tried PIXEL tools plugins
Re: invert masks
by anita sancha 5 years ago
Thanks Bill, I have used it extensively in earlier versions. In fact did a whole animation with it, but found that AE was much more what I needed. However since then I only use it for effects over lik
FCPX and 3 monitors.
by anita sancha 5 years ago
Hi... I am using FCPX on 2 monitors and thinking of a third mostly for finder safari. (until they make FCPX window optioned like AE, which I am sure they will) How well does this prog work with 3 moni
Re: FCPX and 3 monitors.
by Noah Kadner 5 years ago
Have you considered an ultrawide instead I'm using FCPX and the rest of my Mac on an LG 21:9 and it totally rocks: http: www.lg.com us ultrawide-monitors Noah FCPWORKS - FCPX Workflow Call Box Trainin
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Favorite effects titles etc..
by anita sancha 5 years ago
Hi Is there any way to make a folder of favourite effects titles etc... with all my extra plugins... searching for the commonist favourites is getting a bit of a pain.. in a quick click sort of way. I
Re: Favorite effects titles etc..
by John Fishback 5 years ago
Here's one way to create a Favorites category that will appear in Effects. It involves opening the effect in Motion, adjusting it as you wish and saving it to a new Category you create called Favorite
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syncing clips 1 at 23.98 and other at 25
by anita sancha 5 years ago
Hi I used 2 cameras to record a talk. But I can't sync them because the date times are wrong and FCPX wont do this right ... so I am manually matching them. But seems the sync is not working as one wa
Re: syncing clips 1 at 23.98 and other at 25
by Robin S. Kurz 5 years ago
anita sancha "So I only ask now what is best practice. " Checking your camera settings before shooting. ;)
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lock projects?
by anita sancha 5 years ago
Hi.. Several times I have accidentally worked on previous projects in a row of i.e duplicate edit 01, edit 02 edit 03 etc. I have gone back because the director liked a small bit and copied it into th
Re: lock projects?
by Craig Alan 5 years ago
Use snapshots for versioning and safety. http: www.larryjordan.biz fcp-x-create-project-snapshots-video The name is automatically titled with the "snapshot" and "date" added. This would be hard to mis
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feather the edge of rotobrushed expanding jagged jelly
by anita sancha 5 years ago
Hi..... I have a strange shaped jelly which needs the edge to become very feathered so it melts into a layer below. I have rotobrushed it... and precomped it.... but as it is expanding constantly in a
Re: feather the edge of rotobrushed expanding jagged jelly
by anita sancha 5 years ago
hi... i have never done track matts. may be now is the time... the jelly melts gradually as would a block of ice. shrinking. so it would be semi opaque at the edge of it.... ... the effect i want was
sigh... collect files not collecting
by anita sancha 5 years ago
Hi.. Ive had this error before and I'm again missing over half of the collected files.... If I remember it right it was because of tooooo many characters in total. Now I have also collected from FCPX
Re: sigh... collect files not collecting
by anita sancha 5 years ago
Found this conversation about the problem... http: forums.adobe.com thread 761697 Thanks for all your help Anita Sancha. www.anitasancha.co.uk
Archiving motion generators WITH FCPX 10.1 libraries and relinking.
by anita sancha 6 years ago
Archiving motion generators WITH FCPX 10.1 libraries and relinking. Hi... Just used a couple of motion generators in a project. Added into FCPXs via FCPX generator library as they are useful for futur
Re: Archiving motion generators WITH FCPX 10.1 libraries and relinking.
by anita sancha 6 years ago
nope i had to go in and re do add these, and remove the old ones. its a bug i think. Thanks for all your help Anita Sancha. www.anitasancha.co.uk
naming, finding, labelling clips in timeline.. i need to find clips easily visially
by anita sancha 6 years ago
Hi maybe I am not doing editing correctly, but here goes. Here is an example of a problem. I have 20 mins of clips of underwater filming made from 3 takes !!! so they more or less have the same file n
Re: naming, finding, labelling clips in timeline.. i need to find clips easily visially
by anita sancha 6 years ago
Hi.... Just for the record.... The timeline editor is probably the main area I had not used. ESP ... ROLES. And NOTES. so for anyone else, stumbling on this thread here is a very good link to more on
speeding up a looped layer
by anita sancha 9 years ago
Hi.. I have a layer of a rocking oil donkey boom. I have set a few keyframes and got the boom rocking and looped it "loop out". Is there an expression for looping these keyframes and also to get them
Re: speeding up a looped layer
by Olivia Ting 4 years ago
I tried the Timewarp effect to a looped pre-comp (utilizing expression loopOut(type = "cycle", numKeyframes = 0)) and it did work on the time control part, but for some reason it would only loop to a
wiggle then different wiggle then wiggle fast
by anita sancha 10 years ago
Hi. I have some vegetables and fruit in an audience and I want them to wiggle before the show (getting into seats etc) and then only wiggle a bit during the show then wiggle even faster after the show
Re: wiggle then different wiggle then wiggle fast
by Filip Vandueren 10 years ago
Replace any or all parameters in the wiggle with references to expression control sliders and animate those. Do a search on the Cow for "wiggle sliders" and you'll find dozens of posts on how exactlr
wiggle up and down but from a base line floor
by anita sancha 10 years ago
hi... wiggle up and down but from a base line floor I have some vegetables doing a conga samba in 3D and I am trying to get them to wiggle up and down, but also up and down accurately from the floor w
Re: wiggle up and down but from a base line floor
by anita sancha 10 years ago
Cool Dan ! brilliant.. I would like to use that as well with some of the other characters with audio amplitude, are there any adjustments to be made to this expression and if so how please thanks in a
wiggle expression up and down only
by anita sancha 10 years ago
Hi. I have about 40 vegetables doing a samba conga. Each vegetable will behave differently and so its a lot of work setting keyframes for them jogging along... for my new animation about feeding the w
Re: wiggle expression up and down only
by anita sancha 10 years ago
Thanks Getting to grips with this.. that site is really good. Because it gave info on what each of the blocks of code was there for, I learned a lot and could copy and paste and then strip them apart
record actions? play back and make animation?
by anita sancha 11 years ago
Hi guys.. In corel painter there is a scripting option which allows an animation to be exported after recording the actions of painting... Unfortunatley this crashes each time so there maybe bug.. so
Re: record actions? play back and make animation?
by Richard Harrington 11 years ago
You can do this much better in After Effects or Apple MotionRichard M. Harrington, PMP Author: Photoshop for Video, Understanding Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut Studio On the Spot and ATS:iWork
re frame blending.
by anita sancha 11 years ago
Hi.. guys I am making an animation and the client wants 6 frames a sec (not frame blended.) It needs to be jerky like an old film. So I need to make each frame duplicated by 4 times. or stop the frame
re pasting in place
by anita sancha 11 years ago
What is the best way to paste in place i.e. same spot as in previous layer. and on another canvas same size Instead of dumping in middle. I used to use the shift key on the pc but does not work in sam
Re: re pasting in place
by anita sancha 11 years ago
That is one solution but, its mostly for pasting a selected part of the screen or to transfer to another canvas.
CS3 Extended
by John Beck 11 years ago
I have a short video that was created to play in Encore as the opening video. The video has a blemish that needs to be removed in photoshop. I have seen a tutorial showing the exact process I need to
Re: CS3 Extended
by anita sancha 11 years ago
I work all the time in fcp and pshop, but I export as frame sequence tgas and the clean up EACH frame and re import. But then I do animations. would love to know of another way. I also use masks and d
re aspect ratio problem
by anita sancha 11 years ago
I am making a film animation. I use photoshop default file when new... DVCPRO HD 1080p this gives me an aspect of (1.5) I make up the layers and send to corel painter X which brings these layers into
importing from photoshop (extra large images, aspect problem)
by anita sancha 11 years ago
importing from photoshop (extra large images, aspect problem) I am using FCP and motion with DVC PRO HD and animating. In photoshop I am using default Film and video DVCPRO HD 1080p 29.97 preset. the
Re: importing from photoshop (extra large images, aspect problem)
by Richard Harrington 11 years ago
Use teh square pixel size if you are not bringing it in at finished size... so 1920X1080 times 2 or 3Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: Photoshop for Video, Understanding Adobe Photoshop, and ATS:iWor
re time remapping and importing image sequence
by anita sancha 11 years ago
I am an animator. I work in motion mostly. Exporting as tagas and re-importing into motion several times to get the right animation effects. I export as tagas to keep the best resolution. I have to do
Re: re time remapping and importing image sequence
by Rafael Amador 11 years ago
Nest the sequence and apply the speed changes in the nested sequence.Mac OX 10.5.2-FC 6.02-QT 7.4.1 G5 2x2Gh 4GbRAM-BlackMagic Extreme PMBP 17"Core2Duo 4GbRAM-AJA ioHD JVC DTV-17" SONY EX-1 . SONY PD1
after rendering why do I get inverted blue box?
by anita sancha 12 years ago
I have made a sequence, which I have rendered. There are lots of chromokey and filters here. This sequence was then placed in my main sequence. I then render this main sequence. Any idea why some of t
Re: after rendering why do I get inverted blue box?
by anita sancha 12 years ago
yes it was very strange. if I export and reimport as tagas would be best (no drop in quality) but in FCP they only come back in as a set of single images. not as imported sequence. so they have to go
re exporting and re-importing movie without loss of resolution
by anita sancha 12 years ago
I am trying to make a very complicated animation. This requires hours of rendering in HD and many effects and motion. What I want to do is to break this down into projects and export as tagas avi etc
Re: re exporting and re-importing movie without loss of resolution
by anita sancha 12 years ago
Re..Exporting works and has 5 settings for tgas ...best or million colours plus... which is best. Well I've been through the manual... I still cannot get the imported tagas to become a SINGLE clip, I
Re HD camcorder
by anita sancha 12 years ago
I want a simple HD camcorder like the sony HDR HC3.(but it might not be) This one is listed on the hardware comptability page on their web site, and now difficult to find. Why not the HDR HC5 camcorde
Re: Re HD camcorder
by anita sancha 12 years ago
Thanks .. I did try the Panasonic HDC-SD1 Thats the camera I could not get to work. Partly because it had no fire wire connection, so it could not capture. So I got my money back.. Lovely camcorder th
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