Replacing A Curved Screen On Moving Shot by Jonny White 2 days ago Hi guys, Stuck in some sort of dilemma and I'm trying to figure out the best workflow. I need to replace what's inside this monitor: So the first query is related to clean what's currently in there...
When does one turn to Pro in AE? by Katalin Kotcsei 4 days ago Hey Guys, I have been using AE for a while now. There are many things, techniques that I know and I m confident about. Still, I find it there is a lot to learn, thus, when a Client asks which level I'
Re: When does one turn to Pro in AE? by Eric Santiago 1 day ago Same can be said about apps such as Maya. It does get deep if need be. I know folks that only work with text comps and they are considered Pro. Basically, they make more money than me :P LOL!
Best renderer for small studio? by Gary Cheung 6 days ago Hi , i work in a small studio , less than 10 people . We are using vray for all the render , but i notice there are other new renderer are very popular right now ,like redshift. We mostly doing full c
Re: Plugins by Eric Santiago 6 days ago There should be a rule that beginners need at least 120 hours of After Effects use before installing a plug-in ;)
Converting to AVI Uncompressed on Mac by Craig Shields 7 days ago Hi, I need to convert an animation created in AE to AVI uncompressed for a video signage. Just called the tech and he says the system won't take anything else. What's the simplest way to do this I'm o
Re: Converting to AVI Uncompressed on Mac by Eric Santiago 6 days ago I use iSkysoft iMedia for AVI WMV converts. But for Uncompressed AVI, I use Adobe on my Maya PC system. The iSkysoft only shows Xvid and Divx for Encoder on the Mac. I also have issues when creating o
Batch replace DPX footage by Diana Yuen 1 week ago is there any script or ways that i can relink xml with dpx as offline editor using Quicktime to edit in premiere, and the xml will linked with the quicktime. however, we will do colour grading before
Error while randerizing by Paulo Moreira 1 week ago Good Morning, I did a presentation in the after effects, in it I put a video that I made of my work area I made several cuts by the after effects, in the edition I see the presentation calm, but at th
3D Effect? by Samuel Stroud 1 week ago Hello everyone! I'm new to using After Effects (literally just started using it yesterday.) After years of using Photoshop I wanted to expand my work into motion graphics. So, I was wondering if anyon
Re: 3D Effect? by Eric Santiago 1 week ago That's mostly 3D camera tracking. The camera tracking has to start with the video. Bring that into a 3D app (I use Maya for this) and place your tracking points that to match whatever you wish to add.
Who can do this Effect? by Brandon James 2 weeks ago Hello, I am a Newbie, I really want some help on this. I have an Image and I want to animate it like popping up front outside and then image appearing from center to the sides. I mean first the center
Re: Who can do this Effect? by Eric Santiago 2 weeks ago Brandon James " But I do not know how to make the image appear from center first then the sides" That's where masking comes in. You first animate a reveal mask with a soft (mostly vertical) rectangle
Why no iOS control surface app? by Oliver Peters 2 weeks ago Logic Pro X has a companion mixing and control app that runs on an iPad for use in tandem with a Mac running Logic. Why is there no equivalent app from Apple for FCPX Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpete
Achieving a Moody, Cinematic Look on RED by Andrew Gallego 2 months ago Hello everyone! I was a Videographer for a few years, and now I'm looking to make the leap to high end digital cinema work. After saving up for a while, I'm looking to purchase a RED Scarlet-W or RED
FCPX and Fusion by David Mathis 3 weeks ago After playing around with the Fusion page in Resolve and Fusion itself I find myself enjoying a node based workflow even more. I feel it allows for more creativity with title work and adding spice to
Re: FCPX and Fusion by Tero Ahlfors 3 weeks ago Node based compositing works really well in a situation where you are comping together a CG shot from a lot of passes that are used and reused a lot. It's easy to group different parts and keep them i
Fountain in maya 2018? by Zvi Greenwald 2 weeks ago What is the way to create a water-throwing fountain in Maya 2018, does Arnold's built-in Maya support it I would be very happy to know if there is a guide to this topic.
EVA1 Update by Eric Santiago 3 weeks ago https: news.creativecow.net story 893598 Actual patch: https: eww.pass.panasonic.co.jp pro-av support content download EN ep2main soft upgeva1_e.htm
The Real Menace of FCP X by Simon Ubsdell 4 weeks ago The original promise of FCP X was great. Here was an approach that offered us a set of interesting new concepts and consequently some different ways of thinking about editing. I for one never had an a
Re: The Real Menace of FCP X by Tony West 4 weeks ago I just feel much like politics, things are being discussed on here in too general of terms. There are all types of editing environments. Some people are in a news stations, some in their office or hom
Speaking of new product launches by Oliver Peters 1 month ago http: www.reduser.net forum showthread.php 167638-May-19th-problem https: doddlenews.com red-hydrogen-one-coming-to-att-and-verizon - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
i ❤ FCPX by Steve Connor 2 months ago The sun is shining and I'm blasting my way through edits here on FCPX - STILL enjoying using it on a daily basis, despite some of the more curmudgeonly discussions that go on here and the many doubts
Re: i ❤ FCPX by Eric Santiago 2 months ago Neil Goodman "my thoughts on FCPX = When its good - its really good." Agreed 100% on that comment. I edit in all three (soon four with Resolve) and can count the many times when I want to scream "why
Are RED files always problematic? by greg janza 2 months ago I work with RED files semi-regularly and each and every time that I'm given a RED shot project I run into problems with the files. Usually I encounter at least one or two corrupted r3d files in the mi
Recommended Zoom Lens for Panasonic EVA 1 by Jamie Hoarty 2 months ago I'm upgrading from a DVX200 to an EVA1. The DVX200 comes with a built in lens with a nice zoom range, including wide. Any suggestions for a comparable motorized zoom lens for the EVA 1, perhaps with A
DVR15 and egpu by Tom Sefton 2 months ago https: 9to5mac.com 2018 04 19 macos-egpu-performance-test-davinci-resolve-video Interesting that fcpx hasn t supported this yet but dvr15 has. Co-owner at Pollen Studio www.pollenstudio.co.uk
Re: DVR15 and egpu by Eric Santiago 2 months ago Ronny Courtens "TBH, eGPU sometimes makes me think of people like this man. I saw him at the Supermeet, filming with a DSLR and carrying around a convoluted entrapment to get some decent steady shots
Panasonic EV1 by Suzin Daly 4 months ago I've been thinking of getting the Panasonic EV1 EF mount. Question: will the format AVCHD work with Premiere CS6 It's not a problem with my Panasonic 150 HD, ancient in today's technology. I haven't f
Re: Panasonic EV1 by Eric Santiago 2 months ago Bill Parsons "I have looked at the EV-1 manual and it appears that there are only 2 audio channels. This means I'll have to get a field recorder to use on my gigs. I also can't get any info about wid
Red files all 4.04 GB? by John Vogel 3 months ago Hi, I recently took over post on a film and upon opening the project in Adobe Premiere, the .R3D files are incomplete, meaning they're not the complete "take" on each clip. They're size are all 4.04 G
Custom control surfaces by Brendon Rathbone 7 years ago I was just reading about someone looking to build their own tactile surfaces for other applications and thought I'd check your guys opinions on whether this might be possible for Resolve. One of the p
Re: Custom control surfaces by Eric Santiago 2 months ago If any of the above can just do the three (wish for four) wheels I am good. I have an Artist and would like to replace it with something slimmer. The BMD ones are still a bit pricey for my taste.
Picking your brains on vers 15 by Mark Suszko 2 months ago I've actually postponed my FCPX purchase to try this new version 15 out and see if I like it. But I can't get to downloading it for a little while. So I'm wondering how you users of 14 like this upgra
Arnold Renderer by Eric Santiago 3 months ago I use Maya 2018 at work and home. Yesterday I update to the latest patch (Dec 2017 I believe). Right after that, Arnold disappeared from the main menus. Tried to load as well as autoload and nothing.
AVID NOT RESPONDING - Need H E L P by Katie dillon 3 months ago I purchased AVID media composer in 2016 version 8.5.3, I recently updated my computer to MacOS High Sierra 10.13.3. I've also been working off a drive that I've been moving from one computer from anot
Weird Green texture in Maya. by Max Parker 4 months ago Hi, So I'm following a Udemy course about using Maya for VFX. I modeled a spaceship and textures it in Hypershade. I was going to start texturing the engines, but they are appearing green in the viewp
Mac choice for Resolve 14 by Bob Cole 4 months ago I've read the manual, which offers specific computer advice, but I'd like some independent advice from someone who has used Resolve with the iMac, iMac Pro, and MacBook Pro. I've given up trying to us
Re: Mac choice for Resolve 14 by Eric Santiago 4 months ago From my experience it's GPU and RAID. CPUs not so much. I run 12.5 on a 2012 MacPro as well as 2013 fully loaded. I use to have the CUBIX and a few Quadros in the past. For what I do, it was overkill.
What is a good graphics add-on for FCPX? by Todd Blake 4 months ago I see a lot of videos online that have very slick looking graphic overlays to add a professional touch to projects. Youtube vloggers and such, mostly. These are either floating moving graphics text, g
Why one user Switched to FCPX by Steve Connor 4 months ago Just saw this on FCP.co and thought I'd beat Bill and post it on here first A genuine, agenda free, video about the benefits of FCPX https: www.youtube.com watch time_continue=390&v=Yiik10ChG9Y "Tradi
Re: Why one user Switched to FCPX by Shane Ross 4 months ago I concur. I thought the main reason for switching being the SHARE option was pretty silly. And sitting around for hours waiting for this GO for a walk...work on something else. Something And I always,
Laptop Workstation by Dara Hamidi 4 months ago Hello Everyone, I am a CG artist and I am in search of a new and very powerfull workstation laptop. Some of the softwares I use include Maya, Zbrush, Substance Painter, After effects, Houdini etc... I
Re: Laptop Workstation by Eric Santiago 4 months ago GPU....honestly thats all you need Seems like you have a good list there. Gaming systems do the job for most 3D use. Do some google on Maya and GPU testing. You will see a few of the option are game b
Rigging Ideas by Dara Hamidi 4 months ago Hey Guys, Im a 3D artist with an embarrassingly weak understanding of rigging and I wanted to get some ideas regarding a new project. So how would you go about rigging the image below so that it will
Re: Rigging Ideas by Eric Santiago 4 months ago Very interesting concept. I would just keyframe it with maybe Set-Driven keys. I would like someone with the experience show me an IK chain for that :)
AVCHD and H264 Is there a difference? by Bryce Douglass 4 months ago Hello, I know about transcoding but I have would rather not transcode my 28mbps AVHCD footage to a format that's 10 bit or higher as my camera doesn't support 10 bit and it would just be a waste of sp
How to import R3D video along with audio? by Jiri Fiala 5 months ago Hi! This is the first time I work with RED footage so please bear with me. My issue is that when I import the footage (I DO have Red Apple Workflow suite installed) into FCPX, audio and video are sepa
AutoSync problem by Ron DeMarse 5 months ago I'm running Media Composer 8.10.0 and trying to AutoSync linked media. Prior to a recent update, this process was working fine with the exact clips that I'm trying to sync now. Not sure what went wron
Re: AutoSync problem by Eric Santiago 5 months ago Ron DeMarse " I came across the "AutoSync WTF" thread that you both contributed to. I'm sorry to hear there still hasn't been a solution." Over the years I've had way too much time dealing with Audio
Color Grading in Avid: too dark by Julia Dunlavey 5 months ago I'm fairly new to Avid, and very new to color correction. I've been grappling with this footage for a while and can't seem to find the magic formula to make it look normal. I have two takes, both shot
Re: Color Grading in Avid: too dark by Eric Santiago 5 months ago Please try and do your first light in REDCINE-X. If you can find a decent LOOK in there then bring that back into Avid. I find the Color grading tools in Avid kinda of a hit and miss.