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mark pigott

Computer Animator Max 4.26
Composer of Original Electronic Music
Member Since:
November 29th 2001
146 Posts
100 posts
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Sarnia, Ontario, CANADA
PP CS6: no keyboard shortcut for jump to next/previous keyframe???
by Nick Natteau 6 years ago
Coming from Adobe After Effects where such keyboard shortcuts for navigating and adding keyframes exist, I'm not sure why I haven't found them in Premiere Pro. But I'm doing a lot of moves on stills a
Re: PP CS6: no keyboard shortcut for jump to next/previous keyframe???
by mark pigott 3 years ago
This has not been addressed even with Premiere Pro CC 2015.1!!!!
Set default temporal and spatial keyframes in preferences?
by mark pigott 4 years ago
Is there a way to globally set the keyframe style to say ease-in and ease out as a global setting in Premiere Pro CC 3ds Max allows you do to this and was wondering if Premiere Pro CC can do the same.
Re: Set default temporal and spatial keyframes in preferences?
by Joe Barta IV 4 years ago
Nope. Not that I've discovered. It would be a handy feature. Joe Living the SuiteLife! Stuff for editors www.cafepress.com suitelife www.facebook.com pages SuiteLife 1524456414462851 ref=hl
3D emitters in After effects?
by mark pigott 4 years ago
When I create a camera then create a solid and add say Particle World to the "plane' and then set this layer to 3D then rotate the camera in space, it appears that the particle system is bound to the
Re: 3D emitters in After effects?
by Walter Soyka 4 years ago
No, there are no particle emitters that create geometry in Ae's 3D space. Ae's particle systems (both the bundled and third-party systems) render to their own 2D layers. However, most can react to com
How to to do selective desaturation in Premiere like in this video?
by Santiago CarreƱo 5 years ago
Oh right, so this music video https: www.youtube.com watch v=QFs3PIZb3js has a lot of fine selective desaturation scenes in several moments, such as: 1:30-31, 2:56-3:00, 3:04 etc. How to do it thanks!
Re: How to to do selective desaturation in Premiere like in this video?
by mark pigott 4 years ago
Is there not a way to do it with the 3 way colour corrector You certainly could do this with FCP on a Mac.
editing footage acquired from digital recorder at 1280_768 and editing in Adobe Premiere Pro 3
by mark pigott 5 years ago
Is it possible to edit footage acquired at 1280 by 768 and be edited in Adobe Premiere Pro 3 This resolution can not be changed as it is the native resolution of the recorder software. The defaults do
Re: editing footage acquired from digital recorder at 1280_768 and editing in Adobe Premiere Pro 3
by mark pigott 4 years ago
The title should say Adobe Premiere Pro 4, not three. And yes, you set up a desktop edit.
fam driver for a PDW-F335L Cinalta camera for Windows Vista 64 with Premiere Pro CS4?
by mark pigott 5 years ago
Does anyone know where I can find the fam drivers for a PDW-F335L Cinalta camera for Windows Vista 64 with Premiere Pro CS4 When I plug the firewire into the camera it does not see it as a drive but I
Working with .h264 in Final Cut
by Cameron Campbell 11 years ago
Question for the forum: Anyone import and use .h264 files in Final Cut I tried to import .h264 files in FCP 5.1.4 and it gave me the error 'File Error. Unknown file.' Is there something I'm missing Is
Re: Working with .h264 in Final Cut
by mark pigott 5 years ago
If you have AVI container AND H264 Codec in said AVI, you have about a 0% chance of importing into FCP6. My solution is to use Adobe Premiere (on a PC)
Free Prores encoding on windows
by Frank Gothmann 7 years ago
Since the lack of Prores encoding on windows has come up as an issue several times I thought I play around with ffmpeg a bit. I know, it's not as good as the ability to output directly from within you
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Re: Free Prores encoding on windows
by mark pigott 6 years ago
this is new try it as well http: www.cinemartin.com cinec
Anyone Remember Video Machine?
by Darren Kelly 8 years ago
I go back in NLE to the Fast Video Machine. Bought one in 1994, and was forced out of it in 1998 I think. At NAB in 1996, Fast introduced a new product called Blue. They ended development of video mac
Re: Anyone Remember Video Machine?
by mark pigott 6 years ago
I remember the Hybrid editor, where you could insert edit on SVHS masters. Those where the days!
XDCAM for Windows Adobe Premiere
by mark pigott 8 years ago
Although Adobe swears up and down that it supports XDCAM on Premiere (which in this case on a Windows PC i7 64 bit machine with 8 Gig of RAM). This is what I do, Use XDCAM transfer software on our Mac
Re: XDCAM for Windows Adobe Premiere
by mark pigott 6 years ago
I found a Fam driver 2_3 on the Sony Asia site, which is newer than the ones on the micro site. Plus this 2_3 driver is for the F-335, F-355 etc, which are the 23G blue-ray style discs. I think this i
Can I do a Sony XDCam batch export in FCP 6?
by Noam Osband 8 years ago
I have a lot of movie files I want to export and burn onto a Sony XDCam disc. I'm using FCP 6 for this project. It seems that, to export for the Sony XDCam, I can only go clip by clip. This is so much
Re: Can I do a Sony XDCam batch export in FCP 6?
by mark pigott 6 years ago
I have about 35 clips as well. Is there some magic to allow you to automatically lay each clip to the XDCAM as clips, rather than as a sequece
No longer any deck control through aja-io and FCP 6.03
by mark pigott 7 years ago
Firstly, I re-installed FCP, and now the problem has manifested itself. FCP 6.03, OSX 10.58 Dual G5 at 2.5Ghz, 5G Ram Although I can digitize with the Pro Io with Capture Now, it will not acknowledge
How to get 3DS max to work on windows 7?
by sham kadir 8 years ago
HI there, Im a newby. Im actually reformating my mates computer and helping him install Autodesk 3DS Max. Before he was using Xp and everything was working fine. I just install windows 7 and finding i
Re: How to get 3DS max to work on windows 7?
by mark pigott 7 years ago
you can also use the portable license transfer to move it to the new machine, as well.
Random clicking sound
by Stephen Roberts 10 years ago
I've been doing some basic editing and I now have random low volume clicks on my soundtrack and I can't figure out how they got there or how to remove them.
Re: Random clicking sound
by mark pigott 7 years ago
I have the same thing. DVDProHD timeline. Random clicks at edits
Looping a Motion made Animation
by Thomas Frank 9 years ago
I created a shape (circle) with a line that rotates clockwise 360 degree using a Ramp behavior on its Rotation axel for a second. So he shapes and animation is one second long, now I want to this anim
Re: Looping a Motion made Animation
by mark pigott 8 years ago
Yes thanks I found it.
Issue with Motion 3
by Ash Reeves 8 years ago
I am trying to make a clip a few seconds in length run in slow motion in FCP, and quite frankly, the results are horrible. I've heard that Motion is the way forward to get results, so I have sent said
Re: Issue with Motion 3
by mark pigott 8 years ago
Did you export the clip at the length you want it Otherwise Motion will take it in with the original in and out point! Ash Reeves "I am trying to make a clip a few seconds in length run in slow motion
Identifying the motion effects used in an existing video?
by Shane Crossan 8 years ago
Hi there, I am relatively new to motion 3. I am doing visuals for a teenagers stage play and i need to try and mimic the effects used in the following video: http: www.youtube.com watch v=EgICT1G4YRg
Re: Identifying the motion effects used in an existing video?
by mark pigott 8 years ago
Ahh, but I'd say it looks like 3ds Max Krakatoa, but no way to tell for sure! <:
Apple Motion sequence plays jerky in Youtube
by Matthew Peake 8 years ago
Hi there, I really need some help so my Opening title sequence plays smoothly in youtube. The sideways scrolling of my virtual camera is fine in Final Cut and fine when I play back the export in Quick
Re: Apple Motion sequence plays jerky in Youtube
by mark pigott 8 years ago
Just for Yuks, try 29.97 Canadian style, maybe Youtube is optimised for this frame rate. It's worth a try.
3D Shapes?
by Michael C 12 years ago
Is there anyway to create 3D shapes Other than the pen tool I mean. What about a sphere or cylinder I am working on an animation where I want my object to look like a circle but then the camera change
Re: 3D Shapes?
by mark pigott 8 years ago
Having a 3D camera, 3d Groups, but only 2D attributes on lines is totally stupid. If the Apple people would have looked over the defacto standard for animation, 3ds Max; they would have seen that line
Any special dirvers needed for a PDW-F350L for Windows Vista and Premeire Pro CS4?
by mark pigott 8 years ago
A tech guy said that a camera via firewire has to show up in the Control PanelScanners and Cameras and be an added device. At present in Control Panel, the IEEE1394 is shown as working. However when I
Should this really be a 12 hour render?
by Andrew Wilson 8 years ago
I haven't been using Motion for long but I've been doing After Effects and Cinema 4D long enough to know that 12 hours seems like a long time for this project to render on a MacPro 8 core 3.0 with 9 g
Re: Should this really be a 12 hour render?
by mark pigott 8 years ago
That's quite the performance hit from normal to high. That scene would easilly be maybe 10 minutes with 3ds Max. so 12 hours is harsh.
setting y to be z?
by mark pigott 9 years ago
In 3ds max, what is y is z in after effects and and z is y. As I would like to consolidate to have y as the screen-in and out parameter and z as the up-down parameter, I was wondering if there is a sw
Re: setting y to be z?
by mark pigott 9 years ago
It's not that either application is broken; it is the fact that 3ds Max used the right-handed rule for xyz, whilst adobe after effects and apple motion use the left-handed rule. It means as I happily
Making an image disipate in a particular direction
by Michael West 9 years ago
I have footage of the ocean coming on shore. I want to add the image of a footprint, which, when the water goes out, dissolves dissipates in the direction of the retreating water. Is there a way to ac
Re: Making an image disipate in a particular direction
by mark pigott 9 years ago
Just so people know, it will not work with OS X 4.11 though.
copy and paste pivot point
by Todd Morgan 9 years ago
Been looking all over for info on this. Can a pivot point from on object be copied to other objects I have a booklet built and need the pages to turn using the pivot point of the spiral binding.
Re: copy and paste pivot point
by mark pigott 9 years ago
Easy peasy-just tried it Select the page, go to pivot utilty, affect pivot only. Click on align tool, select pivot, pivot, x,y,x Align. Done
My Motion 3.0 text looks like crap in FCP
by John O'Brien 9 years ago
Please reference this screenshot: http: lalemantpolyphonic.org 00_temp RESOLUTION_MOTION.jpg Here's what happens: A. I make a Motion file, and it looks beautiful (reference " 2. ") B. I copy that Moti
Re: My Motion 3.0 text looks like crap in FCP
by mark pigott 9 years ago
Either view your bins as list to see this info, or Apple-9 the text in question, this brings up object properties in FCP.
Why does my Final Cut suck in animating motion and size?
by Peter Berdovsky 10 years ago
I can animate text sharp vector images in AE or Motion with pristine effects, however, when I do it in Final Cut Pro, it look amazingly sharp unrendered, but as soon as I render it, all edges become j
Re: Why does my Final Cut suck in animating motion and size?
by mark pigott 9 years ago
"The FCP Canvas is degraded. Export and look at the image in Quicktime Player or change your Canvas to 100% scale and look at it that way. Quicktime player is better though. FCP expects you to have an
aja io and prores presets?
by mark pigott 10 years ago
Is there a aja io preset available for the io, fcp studio 2, and a dual mac g5 (2.5Ghz) I have searched my easy setups and there does not appear to be one. I am at present coming in component to aja i
Re: aja io and prores presets?
by Jeremy Garchow 10 years ago
You will have to make one. Jeremy
will kona2 do 1080p?
by mark pigott 10 years ago
From the original spec sheet it says that the kona2 will only do 1080i; will it do 1080p with some type of driver update
Re: will kona2 do 1080p?
by gary adcock 10 years ago
mark pigott "From the original spec sheet it says that the kona2 will only do 1080i; will it do 1080p with some type of driver update " Ok couple of things that card is not longer being made it was a
PSD Import
by Liz Gaden 11 years ago
OK, stupid question. I am just trying to import a layered Photoshop file into Final Cut. I have Photoshop CS3 (on PC) and FCP 6.0.4. When I import my psd files they just come in as a flattened file, n
Re: PSD Import
by mark pigott 10 years ago
Why on earth would Apple forget to allow PC Photoshop to work (as it is the majority of users out there)!
Kona ProRes or Apple Pro Res
by mark pigott 11 years ago
I am outputting from a 1440x1080 23.976fps XDCAM timeline and I was wondering which of the following ProRes Outputs would better suit my needs The first is (from Create QT Movie, Self-Contained) Apple
Re: 24p vs. 23.98
by mark pigott 11 years ago
Ok, so the XDCAM is actually psf and not p then. When I import my footage into FCP from the Sony "teleporter" (my name, it is actually the transfer software) and drop it onto an XDCAM 23.976 timeline
FCP Blu-ray Workflow
by lucas cheadle 11 years ago
I'm cutting an event shot on Canon XH-A1. Final delivery will be blu-ray. My Final Cut project is native HDV all the way (didn't have drive space for 11 tapes captured using Prores... calculated that
Re: FCP Blu-ray Workflow
by mark pigott 11 years ago
Do you think that DVDITPRO HD can read the XDCAM style movies directly (even though it is a PC) or does a PC never have the full complement of CODECS in QT that Mac has
problem with h264 and DVD Studio Pro 4
by mark pigott 11 years ago
Using the methods and presets exactly listed in "Making Hi-Def DVDs on 4.7G DVD Disks" I have ran into the following issues. 1) When taking a 24p XDCAM self-contained movie into compressor and using t
Re: problem with h264 and DVD Studio Pro 4
by mark pigott 11 years ago
Do you know if the master file from which the h264 was made, an XDCAM 24p direct as a self contained QT from FCP 6.02 would also have pulldown flags It is listed in DVDSP4 as 23.98 in the assets list
24p, graphics and pans
by mark pigott 11 years ago
Before I describe the issue: Here are my settings XDCAM 24p 35Mps VBR Using this sequence settings I have brought in some graphics which I apply a smooth pan from left to right. I export the sequence
Re: 24p, graphics and pans
by mark pigott 11 years ago
I'd just like to confirm that all the graphics in another HD movie came in at 29.97fps (tifs and jpgs) EVEN though the sequence setting is for XDCAM 24p 35Mbps VBR. This certainly sounds like this cou
Using Downconvert from Kona 2 to SD
by mark pigott 11 years ago
Hi! I'd like to take some XDCAM footage off an XDCAM timeline in FCP and sent it out to a composite SD DVD recorder by using the Secondary Downconvert (525i 29.97) on a Kona 2. Problem is; it seems th
Re: Using Downconvert from Kona 2 to SD
by mark pigott 11 years ago
gary adcock "Set the AJA control panel to output via composite and use the "green" component channel for the connection to your deck." Thanks, after I messaged, I read the manual. I jumped the gun. A
updated aja io to 3.0 software for tiger now can't see in FCP
by mark pigott 12 years ago
I had noted that Tiger needs the 3.0 software of aja io software, so I did the aja io uninstall then the re-install with NTSC analog presets. Now in Capture preset (Audio Video Settings) it sees the
Re: updated aja io to 3.0 software for tiger now can't see in FCP
by mark pigott 12 years ago
This morning I removed the aja io drivers for 3.0 (recommended for Tiger on aja.com) I started up the chain with v 1.2 driver then I tried 1.31 and it works nicely and the FCP sees all of the io setti
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