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manojit ghose

I am currently working as a senior motion designer in a leading interactive agency located in
Krakow. I have been working for over 13 years across industries as new media, interactive,
broadcast and commercial film production houses.
Member Since:
October 17th 2007
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krakow, poland
Adding Inertia or Bounce on a Shape Layers Path?
by Ryan Cuppernull 4 years ago
I was wondering if it is possible to add an intertial bounce to the the path property of a shape layer I have a shape layer with one filled path within a group, I have animated the path property of th
Re: Adding Inertia or Bounce on a Shape Layers Path?
by manojit ghose 4 months ago
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how to get transparency of illustrator layer in Aftereffects (not object transparency)
by manojit ghose 10 months ago
Hello Cows, Does anyone know how to get Illustrator layer transparency when importing into AE i tried changing the opacity property in "appearance" "properties" and "transparency" but when i import th
Re: how to get transparency of illustrator layer in Aftereffects (not object transparency)
by Dave LaRonde 10 months ago
If an Illustrator LAYER has no background, it is transparent. Do you know how to properly prepare Illustrator files for AE, or are you doing this intuitively Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS)
1. seperate passes for inside reflections 2. multi shader object buffer
by manojit ghose 11 months ago
1. Is there a way to get the inner reflection pass I have some objects inside a a box shaped glass container, however my reflection pass returns with a flat top reflection coat only, is there a way i
Re: 1. seperate passes for inside reflections 2. multi shader object buffer
by manojit ghose 11 months ago
Hi Steve, thanks for the reply, however, I am looking for a way for c4d to render the aforesaid passes mentioned in the original post, currently all those internal reflections are flattened in the "re
"Unable to execute script line 388. invalid image data"
by manojit ghose 1 year ago
After effects 2018 opens this dialogue box at at app launch. "Unable to execute script line 388. invalid image data" ... google didnt manage to return with a lot of information on that. anyone got any
Re: "Unable to execute script line 388. invalid image data"
by Atanas Atanasov 1 year ago
Hi, Have you added some scripts, plugins, or something else And does after effects turn on after you receive that message Are you on Windows or MAC Which version are you using Have you changed any set
Opening a sequence of tif (PSD Layers) files in photoshop or after effects?
by manojit ghose 1 year ago
SUB: Opening a sequence of tif (PSD Layers) files in photoshop or after effects 1. rendered a multipass tif (PSD layers) seq. 2. wanted to import the sequence either in photoshop or in after effects (
Re: Opening a sequence of tif (PSD Layers) files in photoshop or after effects?
by manojit ghose 1 year ago
hi walter thanks for your reply...i knew that way infact that was my backup!... I was just curious if there is a way to make the multilayer tif (PSD layers) work in a timeline, i like the ease of hand
Opening a sequence of tif (PSD Layers) files in photoshop or after effects?
by manojit ghose 1 year ago
SUB: Opening a sequence of tif (PSD Layers) files in photoshop or after effects 1. rendered a multipass tif (PSD layers) seq. 2. wanted to import the sequence either in photoshop or in after effects (
Seperate AO pass for objects enclosed by a glass container?
by manojit ghose 2 years ago
Is there a way get a separate A.O. pass for objects enclosed inside a glass container in C4d (ofcourse without having to render it twice) i am using the physical renderer. m. MG
Re: Seperate AO pass for objects enclosed by a glass container?
by manojit ghose 2 years ago
i need to render a clear plastic container with pills in in it. and then able to control the AO of the pills as well in post. thanks m. MG
Align Paragraph Text to middle of box?
by Dean Bergmann 10 years ago
Alright, this one is giving me headaches, and I can't find any documentation at all on this. When I create a Paragraph Text box in AE CS3, the text I enter automatically hugs the 'top' of the drawn pa
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Re: Align Paragraph Text to middle of box?
by Evan Dulaney 2 months ago
Well, sourceRectAtTime gets the rectangular pixel dimensions of a layer. you're putting that info in a variable, and then setting the anchor point to half of that value. It's not the best solution, ho
2 level of randomness with mograph multishader Query
by manojit ghose 2 years ago
I am looking to have randomly distributed 6 different "textures" (with transparency), which has a second level of randomness of 6 "colors" as their backgrounds. So, essentially 36 combinations i will
Re: 2 level of randomness with mograph multishader Query
by Brian Jones 2 years ago
I don't know if this is good enough but this is two materials with Multi-Shader one with the backgrounds and one with the images with Alpha not multiplied, just on top. Random effector to color the cl
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where to read 32 bit rla/rpf images
by manojit ghose 2 years ago
is there any way to get a 32 bit floating rla rpf file format to spit out its UV channel as a floating point tiff image already tried AE: after effects can not read a 32 bit (or i missed something) it
Photoshop document not importing in layers
by TImi Boose 7 years ago
Hi. I have imported multilayered Photoshop documents into Aftereffects before and they worked fine, but someone sent me one with 5 layers and no matter how many times i try importing it, it only comes
Re: Photoshop document not importing in layers
by TImi Boose 7 years ago
Thanks for the answers everyone! it turns out the Photoshop document was in CMYK . It worked perfectly fine after I changed it to RGB. File not found - Bad serial number - the problem could be this, t
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Is there a way to make the wiggle expression create hold keyframes?
by Daniel Haskett 12 years ago
Hi there, Say you apply a wiggle (2,10) its gonna move 2 times a second and 10 magnitude.....but inbetween those 2 keyframes it tweens or whatever its called, moves around. is it possible so that the
Re: Is there a way to make the wiggle expression create hold keyframes?
by manojit ghose 3 years ago
thanks! :) MG
Deactivate all Effects within a Project
by Philipp Grolle 9 years ago
Is there a way to temporarily deactivate disable all used effects within a complete Project I have about 500 Comps in my Project with a lot of Effects used. For a faster preview i want to disable all
Re: Deactivate all Effects within a Project
by Anthony Giola 9 years ago
In the area next to the timeline where it gives all the layers and their names etc find the little check box named FX and click on it to turn off all effects. click on it again to turn them back on. J
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uniform flow particular?
by manojit ghose 5 years ago
hi everyone, 1. whats the easiest way to make a particular shoot out a very uniform stream particles in bounce mode. (i am looking for something that emits from a box type particle with y and z being
Re: uniform flow particular?
by Richard Garabedain 5 years ago
zero the extra
cloning along defined edge of a live sweep nurbes object
by manojit ghose 5 years ago
is there a way to clone an object along the defined edges of live sweep nurbes object. i am seeking to clone them with equal spacing irrespective of length of the edges (for example of a rectangle - p
Re: cloning along defined edge of a live sweep nurbes object
by manojit ghose 5 years ago
yes,i would like to have the option of changing the profile curve of the sweep and have the clones update. MG
temporal vs spatial curves
by manojit ghose 5 years ago
hi everyone, i am having a hard time understanding why manipulating the curves in the timeline menu has any effect on the objects trajectory is there anything i am missing i had the impression that th
Re: temporal vs spatial
by Adam Trachtenberg 5 years ago
Again, the answer is no -- there is no way to adjust the shape of a position f-curve without affecting the position. If you want to leave the position unaffected but adjust the timing, the way to do t
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vibrate tag on an a seperate animation layer
by manojit ghose 5 years ago
this is (http: www.jordanmontreuil.com blog 2010 9 13 how-to-use-cinema-4ds-animation-layers-feature-in-r11-and-ab.html) the closest i found,but couldn't get it working. if anyone knows how to do this
Re: vibrate tag on an a seperate animation layer
by Brian Jones 5 years ago
I don't think a Vibrate tag can be added in using Animation Layers - it's code driven not keyframes. Possibly if you baked the motion and made that your Animation layer default layer... I would just p
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automate puppet pin renaming
by manojit ghose 5 years ago
is there a way to automate renaming puppet pins with respective layer's name as prefix and have the default numbers of the pins as suffix i would appreciate if someone can let me know a way to do this
Re: automate puppet pin renaming
by Brian Charles 5 years ago
I have a very basic script that may help. Put it in the ScripUI Panels folder then restart After Effects. It is then available from the Window Menu. No warranties expressed or implied. Select the laye
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previewing files in media browser inside aftereffects
by manojit ghose 5 years ago
unlike the premiere pro media browser, i can't seem to preview sound video image files (like i can do with a video file by just hovering the mouse over the clip in premiere pro) ,i can only import the
Re: previewing files in media browser inside aftereffects
by Michael Szalapski 5 years ago
And to expand on what Joseph said, a good idea is to use Premiere to pick what shots you want to work on and set them together in a sequence and then import that sequence (or copy and paste those clip
wiggling individual particles randomly only on one axis in TC particular/form?
by manojit ghose 6 years ago
i would appreciate if anyone can give a hint about how to do that
Re: wiggling individual particles randomly only on one axis in TC particular/form?
by criis daw 6 years ago
for particular. make your particle in a precomp and have it wiggle randomly on your chosen axis In particular set the particle to a sprite and chose your precomped particle layer. There are various pl
inertia script on mask/path keyframes?
by manojit ghose 6 years ago
hi, anyone knows if its possible to add an inertia script to mask shape-path keyframes OR a workaround that would yield similar results thanks MG
Re: inertia script on mask/path keyframes?
by manojit ghose 6 years ago
hey johnny, did you put the thread link or i am missing it :) thanks MG
Cloning Objects with hair on them
by Martin Herak 8 years ago
Hey guys, I was wondering if it was possible to clone an object that has hair on it. I just want to do it to a simple sphere shape but the hair seems to disappear once i clone the object. Also, how wo
Re: Cloning Objects with hair on them
by Brian Jones 8 years ago
don't try to add the hair before you clone. 1. put the cube in the cloner 2. put the cloner in a Connect object 3. add hair to the Connect object - not the cube -
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uvw mapped material
by joey campbell 6 years ago
Hi - I bought a model on turbosquid (its a zeppelin) . It is a grouped model and has a uvw mapped material that applies fine and renders fine. I want to apply my own material to a portion of the model
Re: uvw mapped material
by manojit ghose 6 years ago
maxon bodypaint MG
any tips on avoiding the near clip camera plane in orthographic view when the camera is bit too close to the object?
by manojit ghose 6 years ago
the clipping doesnt show on the view port but when you render it does. the clipping shows up ont the viewport when you enable manual clipping even if you set the near clip to zero. thanks in advance m
Re: any tips on avoiding the near clip camera plane in orthographic view when the camera is bit too close to the object?
by manojit ghose 6 years ago
yeah I tried that as well. putting near camera clipping (in the camera parameters)to zero only helps to show the clipping in viewport as well. so if i set it to manual and put "0" it clips both in the
Inertia expression keeps turning itself off
by Mike Tosetto 7 years ago
Hi there I'm working on a big project at the moment and I'm using this inertia (bounce) expression on lots of elements. It's an expression I found online at the Motion Graphics Exchange website. When
Re: Inertia expression keeps turning itself off
by manojit ghose 6 years ago
thanks! MG
wool unfurling effect
by manojit ghose 7 years ago
i have a text that has to disintegrate as how a woolen sweater would when you start pulling from one end. here is what i have dome so far" used the text as form particles and have a layer (precomped t
Re: wool unfurling effect
by Alex Seeholzer 4 years ago
Hi Manojit, I wondered if you ever made progress with this I need the opposite - hair strands weaving into text (for movie titles), i.e. something along your lines but backward. Would be great to hear
3D Facial track
by Gonçalo Perdigao 7 years ago
I have a job where I need to track the expressions, lip synch, and the person's face body and then link to a 3D model. For the body track i know that the NI-MATE or the IPSOFT plug in do the trick, bu
Re: 3D Facial track
by manojit ghose 7 years ago
i havent used it though, but zigntrack could be an option. please let me know if you end up using it. thanks m MG
looking for a workflow for writing "scanline" exrs through vray without splitting channels??
by manojit ghose 8 years ago
hello, i would indeeed appreciate if someone could explain the process to write scanline exrs sequence through vray framebuffer and OR max native write feature, so that all the elements show up in AE.
Re: looking for a workflow for writing "scanline" exrs through vray without splitting channels??
by manojit ghose 7 years ago
seriously!! no one MG
3dsmax mirror skin issue
by manojit ghose 8 years ago
everything is working as it should but, when i start to try and mirror weights. a threshold of well below 1 gets the hands, as i increase it, it grabs the feet, and finally gets the shoulders (still w
add points to a text spline object without changing shape?
by manojit ghose 8 years ago
normalize spl does it but it changes the spline shape. is there a way to keep the shape and just add more points to it. (not manually refine) thanks mg MG
Re: add points to a text spline object without changing shape?
by manojit ghose 8 years ago
hi thanks for answering, i know about the refine tool, i was rather looking for something like normalize spline + that would keep the shape intact. thanks mg MG
premiere pro previewing
by manojit ghose 8 years ago
hi, i got a noob problem in premiere concerning with previewing. when i hit enter on the timeline,most of it is displayed as yellow, yet it doesn't plays back smoothly. how do i force render the work
Re: premiere pro previewing
by manojit ghose 8 years ago
okay got it here: http: forums.creativecow.net thread 205 873842 render entire work area does it for now! :)
spring rotation script for rod roll text animation
by manojit ghose 9 years ago
hi i am trying to create a rod roll text animation. i intend to incorporate a spring bounce effect on every rotation before it comes to a halt, however it seems to be a bit too tedious to do it manual
Re: spring rotation script for rod roll text animation
by manojit ghose 9 years ago
hi chris! you are dead right on what i wanted! thanks a ton. :) one more question! in AE 3d space any object is seen on the both sides (like a 2 sided material in 3d apps) is there a way to make it vi
rendering blobmesh with refractive shader vs passes
by manojit ghose 9 years ago
hi, i am trying to render out blob mesh (particles) with refractive blinn shader in mental ray. (the blob mesh is emitting from an object and this object's primary visibility is switched off ) however
maya pivot orient match object
by manojit ghose 9 years ago
i am aware of max's align pivot tool...(i mean if you can not do it in any other way you can at-least go to edit pivot and translate it manually to suit your need) anyone knows the Maya equivalent...
Re: maya pivot orient match object
by manojit ghose 9 years ago
finaly found almost solution (not in 2010, need it in 2010)... ...still the best one so far. same as the third reply to the post (stated under the line)...and then set move tool to "along rotational a
maya skinning
by manojit ghose 9 years ago
while i am long way down the skinning process, i suddenly see i need to move my bone a bit, any tool script within maya to enable me do that without throwing away the entire skinning till now. max has
Re: maya skinning
by manojit ghose 9 years ago
yes, thanks! MG
skinning
by manojit ghose 9 years ago
even after i clean these weights (marked in the image) up.... the moment i save or do anything...like mirror weights...or even simply drop the skinning tool. they come back again. what am i doing wron
Re: skinning
by Elizabeth Marriner 9 years ago
Have you tried locking the weights (Click on the lock under your list of influences in the tool settings) Another thing that might work is turning off the weight normalization. (In the tool settings,
portfolio
by manojit ghose 9 years ago
here are some of my recent works : http: www.manojit.in feel free to express your views. MG
automating UV mapping new textures
by manojit ghose 9 years ago
need some help! the situation: i have a box modeled in 3d and rendered out with UV cordinates channel in RPF format. and i used 2 plugins in AE: 1. extract 3D channel (generic plugin) 2. RE: Map (http
Re: automating UV mapping new textures
by Dan Ebberts 9 years ago
That sounds like the kind of job that is probably perfect for scripting. The details depend on the exact steps you use when you do this by hand, the names of your comps and layers, the render settings
custom particles vanishing abruptly just before exiting camera's frame
by manojit ghose 10 years ago
hi everyone, got stuck with something! i have a TC particular setup... made the particles freeze with the physics factor and prerun value... and i am using custom particle to make a 3d grid and make m
Re: custom particles vanishing abruptly just before exiting camera's frame
by manojit ghose 10 years ago
hi it does work. as long as i am not rotating the camera. however, creative cow didnt send me an email about your reply! and it was too late! :( anyways if you do find the solution to the clipping pro
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