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How do i bend the text on after effects cc 2014 to fit on airplane fuselage
by hanna dean 4 days ago
as u can se the side of the airplane body it rounded and bends , so how do i make my text bent so it fits nicely. what plugins are their that bends the text to this shape
Re: How do i bend the text on after effects cc 2014 to fit on airplane fuselage
by Eric Santiago 3 days ago
No mention if the film plate is static or if camera moves
What in the world!
by Stephen Smith 1 month ago
I have color graded an image in Resolve and really like it. I exported the clip and brought it into Adobe Premiere and it doesn't look the way it did in DaVinci Resolve. Any idea on how to fix this. H
Re: What in the world!
by Eric Santiago 4 days ago
I'm curious. What GUI display are you all using with Resolve that you feel comfortable with I have to aging Apple Cinema 30's that may need to be replaced. I work with a Flanders OSEE 10bit (15.6" fie
Can a project be too large?
by Noam Osband 1 week ago
I'm working on a film that's a little over 3 hours. I find every day, FCP X crashes once or twice. I usually close most of my programs so it's not computer memory, and both my computer and the externa
Re: Can a project be too large?
by Eric Santiago 1 week ago
What's your workflow For me, a full feature with RED files rarely crashes, mostly spinning ball of death but a quick kill helps. Don't even have to reboot the Mac for that. I've had more issues with o
CG2730 as grading monitor
by Frank Thogersen 1 week ago
Hi there Im gonna go full monty on the color grading business, and I am slowly starting to gear up. I need a prober monitor to start out with. I dont have the money for the state of the art monitor ye
Re: CG2730 as grading monitor
by Eric Santiago 1 week ago
Noah Kadner "LG, Sharp, Dell- take your pick. Those are dirt cheap these days..." Have you ever calibrated any of these GUI to come close to your grading monitor
Can you use Mocha Tracking with Maya?
by James Carver 2 weeks ago
I have tracked some footage in mocha but need to give the tracking data to someone who will be animating in Maya. How is this workflow done I just have mocha that came with after effects. Do I need mo
Re: Can you use Mocha Tracking with Maya?
by Eric Santiago 2 weeks ago
Some links: https: www.imagineersystems.com forums topic mocha-pro-to-maya http: lesterbanks.com 2015 03 use-after-effects-3d-camera-tracker-data-in-maya Can you tell me what your setup is
The Great Indoors
by Eric Santiago 2 weeks ago
I know this sounds fanboyish, but got a laugh when Final Cut Pro was mentioned on "The Great Indoors". TV show with Joel McHale (Community). Hope a clip makes it on YouTube soon :)
Maya Curve Warp - Animate the Curve
by Mark Pease 3 weeks ago
I'm currently trying to animate a curve sliding through a simple polygon shape to deform the shape without the shape moving position. I've tried using several deformers but they all have some limitati
Re: Maya Curve Warp - Animate the Curve
by Eric Santiago 2 weeks ago
Its been awhile since I've tried this, but cant you just move the deformer over time Maybe I need to see an example of what you are trying to achieve. It seems your examples are working for you thus c
Best Hardware to Transcode r3d
by Will Luker 3 weeks ago
We are getting ready to do a Cantemo installation, which runs on vidispine. We primarily shoot with the RED and we shoot RAW up to 8k. We want to transcode the raw footage to prores and h264, and I'm
Re: Best Hardware to Transcode r3d
by Eric Santiago 2 weeks ago
Probably best to ask this at the Post section at REDUSER.NET. Jeff Kilgroe is the hardware guru there and can easily get you going as well as others. I too have the same question but for me its the Qu
Just Business...
by Bill Davis 3 weeks ago
I woke up to an in-box was full of comments from friends in the UK about this... http: www.express.co.uk life-style science-technology 762119 Adobe-Creative-Cloud-price-rise-anger-UK-subscription-deal
Re: Just Business...
by Eric Santiago 2 weeks ago
I have the pleasure of teaching FCPX and Premiere Pro and even better that I get to work with all three almost daily in Broadcast, Film and Corporate level. I do my best to show the students the diffe
Method to copy tracking data to different timelines in different projects
by Michael McCune 3 weeks ago
This work-around method solved the problem of copying and using tracking data created in a node of a clip in one timeline to the same or different clip in a different timeline in a different project.
Re: Method to copy tracking data to different timelines in different projects
by Eric Santiago 3 weeks ago
I agree with Marc on tracking again. There are tricky ones but I tend to redo it for my hairs sake. Also ran into an issue when first supplied clips were not of the same size and aspect ratio as raw f
Mash Trails Flickering
by Gabriel Mangiru 3 weeks ago
Hello. I started to use mash recently and I found this annoying problem. If I add the MASH_Trails node , connect by distance, no matter what settings I use the trails flicker. At first I thought it's
Re: Mash Trails Flickering
by Eric Santiago 3 weeks ago
I have no experience with Mash Trails. However, how does it look after render The flicker reminds me of redraw issues with the card.
Transferring Project from One Computer to Another
by Thurman Thomas 3 weeks ago
Hi! I have 2 hours of media on an external hard drive. I linked that footage to Avid Media Composer and put all that media in different bins according to the needs of my project. I then edited a 5 min
Re: Transferring Project from One Computer to Another
by Eric Santiago 3 weeks ago
If you ever feel you've buggered it up good, you can always count on the Avid Attic to save your a....
Black Clips from Sony F5/Avid MC
by Eric Santiago 3 weeks ago
I am getting black clips in a specific area from an Avid MC AAF export to Resolve. I think there was a Sony A7s mixed with the F5 in this project. And Frame Flex isn't applied to the suspect clips but
Re: Black Clips from Sony F5/Avid MC
by Eric Santiago 3 weeks ago
Glenn Sakatch "Did you use multicam in Avid " I do believe the editor used Multicam. I will check to see if it was set right.
2013 Franken Mac Pro Tube - FCPX editor upgrades 2013 Mac Pro
by Craig Seeman 4 weeks ago
Switching from Premiere Pro back to FCPX and no longer willing to wait for Apple to update the 2013 Mac Pro, he modes with new CPU and external GPU. He says he actually found it easy to upgrade. https
Re: 2013 Franken Mac Pro Tube - FCPX editor upgrades 2013 Mac Pro
by Eric Santiago 3 weeks ago
Sorry to hijack this thread, since we have a few seasoned DIY PC builders here, what's your opinion on these Nvidia cards I am looking at an HP Z840 and they are offering these: NVIDIA Quadro K4200 (4
How to make a portion of a video look bigger
by Antoine DuPont 3 weeks ago
Hi ! Can please someone tell how to make a portion of the video look bigger in premiere pro (like this : https: youtu.be -JaKiAsHJEg t=32s , in 0:33 sec). Thanks
Re: How to make a portion of a video look bigger
by Eric Santiago 3 weeks ago
Animate scale properties.
Exporting a Project from Davinci Free to Davinci Studio
by Adriano Castaldini 3 weeks ago
Hi everyone, I just bought the Studio version of Davinci for a new project (and I think the dongle will arrive soon) but being in a hurry I decided to start working on the project with the free versio
Re: Exporting a Project from Davinci Free to Davinci Studio
by Eric Santiago 3 weeks ago
Laurent Fluttert "Yes it works, I do that all the time. Back and forth between studio and the free version. " Great to hear. I don't believe this was the case years ago.
GPU Options
by Eric Santiago 4 weeks ago
I asked this in the Maya forum. Any input on OpenGL cards for Max Maya use Looking at mid to high level cards.
RED/AE Workflow for greenscreen
by Martin Maslo 4 weeks ago
Hi there, I just got 4K material from a Red Epic Dragon and need to sync the external recorded audio key out the green and track the motion. On the software side I'm stuck with Adobe CC and the machin
Re: RED/AE Workflow for greenscreen
by Eric Santiago 4 weeks ago
If its working at 2015 dont update yet. A lot of us are havign issues and having to back to 2015 and some to 2014. For what you want to do, there are no real advantages.
Best way to manage RED video?!
by Jasmine Miller 4 weeks ago
Heyy guys! I currently have close to 100 TB of RED video. I am looking for a solution to ingest, transcode and catalog my assets so I can effectively manage them. Does anyone have any expertise in thi
Re: Best way to manage RED video?!
by Eric Santiago 4 weeks ago
On set, I use foolcat which is a catalog software by Mikael Lubtchasnky. It creates PDFs HTML pages with editable metadata as well as a few thumbs. I haven't update mine in years and I believe there i
Obsolete in Premiere, the answer?
by Ruben Neto 4 weeks ago
Hi all, I've noticed that representatives from Adobe reply on this site so I'd thought I would bring to light a current pain point from Premiere CC 2017. ----------------------------------------------
Re: Obsolete in Premiere, the answer?
by Eric Santiago 4 weeks ago
Nicely put. I can honestly copy your post and use in a few different apps out there :)
Workflow order
by Owen Harvey 4 weeks ago
Hello all. I wanted to get a better understanding off all of your workflows. For me it is: import media sort through media (what to use) place on timeline trim Stabilize Colour grade Titles Audio (usu
Re: Workflow order
by Eric Santiago 4 weeks ago
Nothing wrong with that. I think you're fine with your workflow. Eventually, you start to experiment with different paths as you progress.
Current GPUs
by Eric Santiago 1 month ago
I've been out of the loop as far as display cards for Maya. Looking at buying a basic system to replace my aging BOXX and Nvidia Quadro FX 5600 system. I am looking cheap like Dell Workstations. Pre-c
Bullet Time
by Steve Adams 1 month ago
I know that After Effects has a "bullet time" effect where you can slow down a sequence without it becoming jerky by creating the intermediate frames necessary. I'm looking for that technology, but si
Re: Bullet Time
by Eric Santiago 1 month ago
Twixtor is hit and miss with standard frame rates. Ive had just as much success letting AE do the magic. Premiere not as fun as AE IMHO.
Premiere 4K project setup
by Bill George 1 month ago
I have a new GTX 980ti installed on a windows 10 Premiere Pro CC 2015 setup When I import 4K footage into a project timeline on a new 4k sequence - it just takes the audio file over This is my first g
Re: Premiere 4K project setup
by Eric Santiago 1 month ago
Bill George "Issues with cc 2015 not recognising .MOV files , sorted out by upgrading to CC 2017" What the What kind of .mov file is that I didnt have this issue with 2015.
How can I use proxy and original media in the same project?
by Nik Voigt 1 month ago
I am working on a documentary film and I have a tone of footage from various cameras. Some of the footage plays perfectly in FCPX while other footage is too large. I have 8 TB of footage already so to
Re: How can I use proxy and original media in the same project?
by Eric Santiago 1 month ago
Duplicate the project and set one to proxy
Dongle woes...
by Eric Santiago 1 month ago
We kept a few dongles so that we can move our seat around. For some reason of late its been a PITA with these Avid dongles. Is anyone else experiencing this lately So far Ive had no luck other than st
Re: Dongle woes...
by Eric Santiago 1 month ago
Glenn Sakatch "Give Avid support (licensing) a call, and make sure your email on your avid account, matches the dongle SID account and Application manager is aware of those items working together." T
Adjusting multiple layer durations
by David Tippell 1 month ago
I'm creating a kind of slideshow of still images, using effects and expressions for the transitions. I've imported each still at a 5-second duration and sequenced the layers when bringing them into a
Re: Adjusting multiple layer durations
by Eric Santiago 1 month ago
if each layer is of the same effect length how about applying a freeze and time stretch per layer (you need to do math for the transition). Then copy and paste on each layer. Then time stretch the who
10.3.2 Is out - WOW review from a huge X facility in Europe.
by Bill Davis 1 month ago
My friend Mads Larsen Nielsen - who works at the huge Metronome facility in Europe posted this on today's 10.3.2 update to FCP X... "I kid you not when I say this this, for us at Metronome and basical
Re: 10.3.2 Is out - WOW review from a huge X facility in Europe.
by Eric Santiago 1 month ago
Oliver Peters "You must be confusing Apple with the other "A" companies. - Oliver" Aaah yes the other A***. I just spent a week trying to get a dongle to work. Maybe that other A*** should use Apples
I've spent hours researching and I can't figure out how to do a simple task (decrease time gradually)
by Ben Del Fante 1 month ago
Hello, I am trying to accomplish a very simple task. I want a layers speed to decrease gradually (slower and slower as time goes by) from one point to another, thats it. I understand I need to use tim
Re: I've spent hours researching and I can't figure out how to do a simple task (decrease time gradually)
by Eric Santiago 1 month ago
There was one script attached to a placed marker. I would have to dig up a ton of older files to find that one. I dont know why I stopped using it.
Mac and PC render farm?
by Eddie Vansell 1 month ago
I'm sorry if this is the wrong place for this question; I'm unlearned in this area so I'm not sure how to classify the question. Here's my scenario: I work on MacOS and do video editing and 2D work in
Re: Mac and PC render farm?
by Eric Santiago 1 month ago
Back in the day it was all manual setups. Then we started using MUSTER but not sure if that was cross platform. I am sure there is a cross platform one.
Questions about the Avid MediaFiles folder and organization
by Sean McNally 1 month ago
Beginner here. I came from years of using Sony Vegas, and am trying my best to teach myself MediaComposer, so you'll have to be patient with me. I understand that when you import a video file into Avi
Re: Questions about the Avid MediaFiles folder and organization
by Eric Santiago 1 month ago
Curious if the 5000 file limit is still intact Or was it more I remember having to clean up a ton of folders due to that issue back in the day. Of late the other two NLEs have been doing as much work
Rotate object under it's texture
by Don Johnson 2 months ago
How would you freeze the UV Texture of an object and move the shape underneath it so when animating you would get the following effect:
Re: Rotate object under it's texture
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
You can animate the texture node. Check Hypergraph to see which node affects the txt.
Elements 3D and After Effects - Bevel issues
by Claire Wilkins 2 months ago
Hey Guys, I wonder if someone an help me with Element 3D for after effects. I have a strange problem with the Inner Bevel- and im just wondering if anyone has a good tip to get around it. 10890_weirdb
Re: Elements 3D and After Effects - Bevel issues
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
That didnt have the AI file. Did you copy and paste the vector to mask I have to take the file home to test, I dont have latest AE here at work.
TimeLine line DOES NOT scroll & update
by Jake Stevens 2 months ago
I just upgraded to 10.3. When I hit play, my project begins playback. However in the "Timeline", once the scrolling position line gets to the far right side of the screen, playback continues but the T
Re: TimeLine line DOES NOT scroll & update
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
Bret Williams "It does now... https: latenitefilms.com blog final-cut-pro-hacks " Bret awesome find :)
R3D File Conversion
by Robert Gilbert 3 months ago
Dear Creatives, Could anyone kindly advise me on how to convert this R3D file to mov on Lion A002_C001_1004XZ_001.R3D Unix Executable File This is the link to the 243 MB file on Dropbox: https: www.dr
Re: R3D File Conversion
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
Specs should be in the MetaData and can read in REDCINEPRO-X.
MY RED Footage is noisy (Any advice is appreciated)
by Inch Bunmi 2 months ago
Just started shooting on the red epic and I can't seem to eliminate the noise I get. Metadata:
Re: MY RED Footage is noisy (Any advice is appreciated)
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
How did you light this scene An image of the goal post would also help.
Can my system handle 4k well?
by Kevin Matluk 2 months ago
Haven't found a sticky or other posts on this forum about this, just a simple question which I'm sure gets asked a lot.... I haven't worked with 4K on my system yet and wondering how well it will hand
Re: Can my system handle 4k well?
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
At work I'm on a Mac Pro Mid 2010, 32GB RAM, 2x2.93 6-Core and NVIDIA Quadro FX4800. It was originally my Mac Maya box but now acts as Resolve. AE and Premiere station. With 4K DCI footage I am able t
Editing 6k RED stutter-free?
by Tom Durham 3 months ago
Hey folks! I'm thinking of shooting a feature on a Dragon at 6k, editing on a 4k timeline for a 4k master. Has anyone done something similar and had a good (stutter-free) editing experience If so, wha
Re: Editing 6k RED stutter-free?
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
4K DCI with "Leave files in place" option for all my RED projects. Running of TB2 G-Tech Studios. So far so good in both FCPX and Premiere at home studio. For day job, Avid on nMP D700 with 64GB RAM u
New to fcx
by Glenn Payne 2 months ago
Hey guys, I've been using final cut 6 for nearly a decade and I've upgraded to an imac so I'm studying up on procedures on fcx. If you'd humor me for a few mind numbingly intro questions I'd greatly a
Re: New to fcx
by Eric Santiago 2 months ago
As a long time legacy user and Premiere Avid, you will have a fun time learning trust me :)
BlendShape Issue
by Samuel Sathler 3 months ago
Hey, guys! I'm trying to add a blend shape for a downloaded rig, but I get some points moving when they are not supposed to. I've checked the inputs order already. Here's my screen recording: https: y
Re: BlendShape Issue
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
Can you send link of the rig for me to check.
Corrupt renders nMP with D500s
by Oliver Peters 3 months ago
I am working on a client's recently purchased "trash can" Mac Pro. 8-core with dual D-500 chips. Sierra macOS. Adobe CC2017. I have a 1080 23.976p sequence made of a mix of 720, 1080 and 4K ProRes (va
Re: Corrupt renders nMP with D500s
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
Oliver Peters "No, this is a new machine. That's all that's installed. " Sucks yea I have a nMPs that Im not allowed to downgrade at day job. I still use a 5, 1 just in case. At home Im running both
What media for 4K
by Vasco daNeva 3 months ago
Once you've finished a 1 hour 4K film in Premiere Pro CC 2017, what media do you put it on so it can be viewed on a 4K TV set with max quality
Re: What media for 4K
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
Vasco daNeva "But H264 could be a lot of things. What plays best at highest quality " Can you be more specific as to the target player display. I use a few options such as the REDRAY player and the b
Force realtime playback?
by kit webster 3 months ago
I am working on a composition to a musical track that requires the music to be played back in realtime. Is there any way I can force After Effects to playback in realtime I remember I used to be able
Re: Force realtime playback?
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
Does the above work I dont seem to get it to work at all.
Why is After Effects previewing so slowly?
by Martin Kruul 3 months ago
I don't know what to do at this point. I'm working on a very time sensitive project, and have (in my opinion) a fairly simple graphic animation - but After Effects previews it SO SLOWLY that it's KILL
Re: Why is After Effects previewing so slowly?
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
If its CC 2017 or CC 2015 (any version) your SOL! I can tell you that on any powerful 64GB Mac, that app is slow at preview.
Preview Panel Fail
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
Anyone having issues with the preview panel where you cant get the playback to real time at all No matter what option even audio preview (period) I get the slow-mo playback. Tried CC2015 and CC2017 on
Re: Preview Panel Fail
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
We went up to 10.2 with that problem system and nothing got fixed. She had to go back to CC2015.7x and went with no 3D text just so she can time her titles. The issues also occurred when no other laye
What I like about 10.3
by Claude Lyneis 3 months ago
Finally got to spend some quality time with the new version of FCPX 10.3. After some brief disorientation about where things are and a few Ripple Training tutorials I dug into to audio roles to re-edi
Re: What I like about 10.3
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
Cut a music promo on it so basically opened it up for the first time. After three hours I was very happy with the speed. I was fumbling around and got worse when I switched my workspace to Dual displa
Texture Reference Object Not Working
by Jennifer Adams 4 months ago
Hi, I'm using Maya 2016 and can't seem to get rid of texture swimming with the Texture Reference Object. After applying a 3D texture to a polygon object, when I go to Texturing Create Texture Referenc
Re: Texture Reference Object Not Working
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
Did a simple animation and found no issues. Here is a sample
File: texture map
by Eric Santiago 3 months ago
mp4 file rendered animation https: f1.creativecow.net 10797 10797
1920x1080 media in 1280x720 project?
by David Fortin 4 months ago
Footage shot 1920x1080. The video is going to be used online, so I'll send it to VIMEO at 1280x720. Need to "zoom in" on a lot of the footage. In FCP7 I could create a 1280x720 timeline, drop the 1920
Re: 1920x1080 media in 1280x720 project?
by Eric Santiago 4 months ago
You can also keyframe transform. Love doing that with RED footy in a HD timeline.
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