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JOY + NOELLE is NY based animation and design duo Joy Buran and Noelle Melody. They are illustrators, animators, and, as it happens, twins. Joy and Noelle studied Media Art at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn; their thesis film was their first collaborati... [more]
Member Since:
July 9th 2009
41 Posts
Location:
New York
What to charge client for AE project files?
by Noelle Melody 6 years ago
Hi there, A client of ours, who we work with every now and then, asked for our AE files on a particular project. They want to save some money by having one of their employees work on it in-house. Sinc
Re: What to charge client for AE project files?
by Noelle Melody 6 years ago
Thank you for sharing the 30% charge - that's really what we were looking for, and 30% seems more than fair. We'll write them and see what they say. They haven't been the best to work with in the past
After Effects // Motion Graphics // Animation
by Noelle Melody 6 years ago
Hi! We are a creative set of twins who love animation and motion graphics. We like to drink too much coffee while designing things that are happy and fun, and then we make them move in interesting and
Brand new to AE - exported files wont open in FCP
by Eve Myhill 6 years ago
A question I have seen variations on in this forum but not one that quite answers my question - possibly because its THAT inane. I have been having a crack at some kinetic text. I now want to export m
Re: Brand new to AE - exported files wont open in FCP
by Noelle Melody 6 years ago
Don't go to File Export Instead, when you are in the comp you want to render, go to Composition Make Movie There will be two tabs on the left. 1. Render settings: Best Settings 2. Output Module : Loss
very big file size
by jan stephan bentze 6 years ago
hi i made an edit for a friends call of duty montage, so i rendered it its 1280 x 720p the lenght is 1:50 seconds and file size is 17 gigabytes!! and takes 500 min to upload to youtube plz help i only
Re: very big file size
by Noelle Melody 6 years ago
what were your original export settings from after effects 17gb is pretty big for 1:50 ... did you export at Animation compression Instead you could go with Apple Pro Res 422 codec. it will be a much
How do I export wiht Blending modes??
by Sergio Anguiano 6 years ago
So i made a logo with no Background so its transperant.. the logo says SERG and only the S and the G have an overlay blending mode, i wanna keep that when i export to png but it doesnt export blending
Re: How do I export wiht Blending modes??
by Noelle Melody 6 years ago
I have tried this before but I don't think it's possible. I got rid of my blending mode and created a similar look using hue adjustments, then save it as a png to keep the background transparent.
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What's the best way for a cartoon effect?
by Victor Nguyen 6 years ago
I'm looking for an effect that would produce vector art video from live footage. I know after effect already have a cartoon plug in. However I also heard of other way to achieve this effect, such as A
Re: What's the best way for a cartoon effect?
by Noelle Melody 6 years ago
how long is the footage that you are trying to create this effect for if it's pretty short, it would be cool to go with Michael's suggestion of rotoscoping like The Waking Life. are you familiar with
Newbie Question
by James Hodgson 6 years ago
Hi, I realise this is a newbie question but I only started using Illustrator last week at college. I need to recreate a logo and I'm not sure which tools I should be using, I have attached the image b
Re: Newbie Question
by Noelle Melody 6 years ago
for the logo icon, i would suggest using the Pen Tool in illustrator - if you are not familiar with the pen tool it is not the same as the brush, meaning you don't draw with it. rather, you can TRACE
retouching faces and clothing via after effects + photoshop
by Kaveh Kamgar 6 years ago
Has anyone done a lot of retouching such as adjusting wrinkles in clothing, brightening under eye bags a bit, dealing with messy or flyaway hairs, and doing general skin cleanup to a very high standar
Re: retouching faces and clothing via after effects + photoshop
by Noelle Melody 6 years ago
I agree with Darby that the Stamp or Clone tool might be the best way to go. Its very time consuming, but it will probably give you the best results.
twins are weird: animation + motion graphics
by Noelle Melody 6 years ago
well, hello! we are twins are weird. we are animators + motion graphics artists. we are also twins. also weird. our showreel: http: vimeo.com 28176247 our website: http: twinsareweird.com our love, jo
Motion Graphics and Animation
by Noelle Melody 8 years ago
Hi there! To view showreel 2010 http: www.twinsareweird.com twinsareweird work.html Using After Effects, Final Cut, Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash, Motion to create dynamic motion graphics and animatio
After Effects / Motion Graphics- New York
by Noelle Melody 8 years ago
Motion Graphics Reel: http: www.twinsareweird.com twinsareweird motion_reel.html Thank you, Noelle Joy and Noelle
After Effects/Final Cut/Motion Graphics
by Noelle Melody 8 years ago
http: www.twinsareweird.com Click "animation" to view after effects, final cut and motion graphics work Thank you
Motion Graphics/ Animation/ Video Editing - New York
by Noelle Melody 8 years ago
Small production studio available for freelance: http: www.twinsareweird.com Click "animation" to view motion graphics, animation and video editing work. Thank you, Joy and Noelle
"Codec not found. You may be using a compression type without the corresponding hardware card."
by Charles Ulysses 13 years ago
I just installed the AJA Io v2 2-1.0 Update as well as the AJA Io Control Panel Application. I am running OS 10.3.9, FCP 5.0.1 on a G5 Dual 2 GHz. We installed that same set-up on G5 running 10.4.1 an
Re: "Codec not found. You may be using a compression type without the corresponding hardware card."
by Noelle Melody 8 years ago
The CMYK thing has been a problem for me in the past as well and today it happened again all because I accidentally imported footage that was sized at 852x480 instead of a standard frame size. Maybe t
Animation question
by Daniel Schultz 8 years ago
General animation question. I'm going to be working with an illustrator to create a very short animation that will introduce a series of videos I'm producing. The videos are being edited in FCP. The i
Re: Animation question
by Noelle Melody 8 years ago
If you are going to export an image sequence to Motion, and Motion can do what AE can - I suggest exporting and Illustrator sequence from Flash over any other export. I don't use Motion for this, but
Help
by Noelle Melody 8 years ago
I've been teaching myself Motion and I'm wondering if anyone knows of any simple tutorials I'm trying to make the most out of this program without it looking like I just picked a template and added my
Re: Help
by Noelle Melody 8 years ago
Thanks so much! I'll check it out - that's why I asked on here because I know there can sometimes be really confusing tutorials out there and I just want something simple since I know how to use Motio
I dont even know what this would be called.... Splitting the frame?
by Matthew Rideout 8 years ago
Basically I have two videos, shot with the same camera in the same stationary position. I am the actor for two characters and need to split the frame in 1 2... One video running on one part and the ot
Re: I dont even know what this would be called.... Splitting the frame?
by Noelle Melody 8 years ago
Hey Matthew, I agree with the other two posts - you should read as much as you can about After Effects basics. Masking is a great way to simplify otherwise tedious work. I'll try to help if I can: Onc
Updated Reel and Website
by Noelle Melody 8 years ago
Twins Are Weird http: www.twinsareweird.com Small production studio located in NY Available for freelance Joy and Noelle
legal music?
by Alexis Keenan 8 years ago
Hi, I'm creating my first demo reel and am pretty excited about the music I chose to accompany it. But I'm wondering if I need to pay royalties in order to have music for my reel or if since its just
Re: legal music?
by Noelle Melody 8 years ago
In my experience, I've gone to interviews where they will watch my reel on my website as I'm sitting right there, and they don't even play the music. They are more concerned with your work, and usuall
Motion Graphics/ Video Editing - New York
by Noelle Melody 9 years ago
Reel link: http: www.twinsareweird.com click on "noelle" to view my reel and resume thank you noelle
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