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neil harris

Member Since:
October 15th 2004
84 Posts
Location:
bristol, england
trying to make a 1 Hour Digital countdown...
by neil harris 14 years ago
But the 'Text' effect in AE only seems to run to 20 mins I know i can copy and paste some pre renders but does anyone know how to do this for real Thanks, Neil
Re: trying to make a 1 Hour Digital countdown...
by neil harris 14 years ago
Doh! It's easy! sorry for wasting the space...
problem adding output modules to AE
by neil harris 14 years ago
Hi, I'm trying to create a series of output modules that will crop a long horizontal comp (720x2880) into 720 x 576 portions to lay off onto a digi. I'm cropping each individual module using the top a
Re: problem adding output modules to AE
by Tim Kurkoski 14 years ago
What version of AE are you using I would just set up several pre-comps and adjust the source comp as necessary for each section.
Anyone know where i can find the 'car animating down the road' tutorial?
by neil harris 14 years ago
I saw this ages ago - it had a video tutorial section that was pretty awesome. But i can't find it now... I looked under Rick Gerard but it's not there (unless I am being blind) Thanks, Neil
Re: Anyone know where i can find the 'car animating down the road' tutorial?
by Ronald Lindeboom 14 years ago
Hi Neil, It is the "Animating the Camera" article by Rick Gerard. The second part is the "Expressing the Camera" article. Best regards, Ron Lindeboom
Water Fountain
by neil harris 14 years ago
Hi, I have searched the archives and the trapcode site and found nothing completly relevant. I am trying to make a water fountain within After effects using trapcode particular. The results are ok but
Re: Water Fountain
by Fabiano Peres 14 years ago
Hi, if you already have Particular, you should upgrade for Particular 1.5, it's totally free and may help you...
Sphere texture join problem
by neil harris 14 years ago
Hello, I am pretty new to C4D and have made a sphere and applied a quicktime movie of a globe texture to it - All works fine apart from the seam join is showing round the back. It is a simplistic 'gra
Re: Sphere texture join problem
by Brian Jones 14 years ago
Unless the texture is seamless itself I think you can only set the texture to Tile some even number of times and check off Seamless in the Texture AM.
Edit to Tape in HDV not working...
by neil harris 14 years ago
Hi there! i'm using FCP 5.0.2 and a Sony Z1e I'm trying to lay off a timeline back to the camera but getting a warning that Edit to Tape cannot be used in HDV mode. FCP tells me to use print to video
Re: Edit to Tape in HDV not working...
by neil harris 14 years ago
I've played to tape recently (on same camera) using Edit to Tape mode on a dv project and all was fine... don't think i can crash record off the timeline...
Tinderbox crashing in AE7... anyone else get this?
by neil harris 14 years ago
just installed AE 7 with tinderbox plug ins 1-3 on G5 mac running Tiger... It keeps crashing everytime i apply a plug in (trying to use Lens Blur at the moment but occurs with others) anyone else get
Re: Tinderbox crashing in AE7... anyone else get this?
by neil harris 14 years ago
the problem seems to be that i can't apply these plug ins to full res comp - its keeps crashing out i'm applying to an adjustment layer which sits above 12 3D layers - but nothing more than i used to
anyway to recover deleted files?
by neil harris 14 years ago
just accidentally deleted some photoshop files on OSX tiger - anyway to get them back and save my morning thanks Neil
Re: anyway to recover deleted files?
by Daniel_l 14 years ago
DataRescue II
anyway to retrive trashed files?
by neil harris 14 years ago
just accindentally deleted some photoshop files on OSX tiger - anyway to get them back and save my morning thanks Neil
Re: anyway to retrive trashed files?
by Tony! Hulette 14 years ago
neil harris "just accindentally deleted some photoshop files on OSX tiger - anyway to get them back and save my morning " The short answer is no, they're not coming back. The long answer is probably
Smoke trail writing a logo using Particular
by neil harris 15 years ago
Hi there, I want to 'write' a logo that appears as though its created using a smooth fluid smoke line akin to the smoke from a joss stick incense burner. does anyone have any experience of this or kno
Ram preview not working
by neil harris 15 years ago
This is a strange one as I have been using afx for 3-4 years and this has never happened. Basically when I try to ram preview it builds up the green line but nothing refreshes in the comp window. In t
Re: Ram preview not working
by neil harris 15 years ago
Dont Panic!!! its ok, just deleted the pref file and it seems to have sorted it. Thanks to anyone who pondered.
Error message at start up
by neil harris 15 years ago
Every time I start up I get an Error Message Error Could not find login file at start up
Re: Error message at start up
by Tony! Hulette 15 years ago
I believe this will help: Go to your System Preferences Accounts Login Items and select anything that says unknown next to it. Then use the "-" sign at the bottom to remove those unknown items (you ca
Unable to save in FCP 5.0.2
by neil harris 15 years ago
hi, I'm occaisonally getting an error message that reads 'Error Unknown File' when attempting to save. I then cannot save my project and have to rebuild from the last successfull save point. This vers
Re: Unable to save in FCP 5.0.2
by David Rowan 15 years ago
I had a similar problem on FCP 4.5. In my case it was some sort of disk problem. I discovered I could save the projects to other drives, so I saved it on my media drive, then I ran disk utilities (reb
Capturing onto FCP 5.0.2 using Sony HDV
by neil harris 15 years ago
i'm struggling to capture into FCP using SONY HVR-Z1E on a Mac G5 to a SAN. keeps finding timecode breaks that don't seem to be there and not capturing from where i tell it to using capture now. batch
FCP and HD capture from Panasonic frame rate converter
by neil harris 15 years ago
hi there i'm trying to capture in some HD footage from a panasonic varican through a Panasonic frame rate converter - AJ-FRC27e i've managed to log a clip but so far my machine crashes when i try to b
Re: FCP and HD capture from Panasonic frame rate converter
by Mathias 15 years ago
I tried to reply to this post earlier but something went wrong w my cow user account. Anyway: I
HDV and FCP problems
by neil harris 15 years ago
can anyone help i'm trying to capture and edit HDV on FCP 5.0.2. i've pulled down HDV 1080i from esy set up as well as Apple Intermediate Codec HDV 1080i but i always need to render my footage in my t
Re: HDV and FCP problems
by neil harris 15 years ago
this seems to have worked now i have created a brand new project, a new sequence using 1080i and captured in. a weird thing though - i'm not getting an image in my log and capture window but the clip
FCP 5.0.2 and HDV
by neil harris 15 years ago
Hello, is it possible to capture and then cut a HDV project in FCP 5.0.2 I thought it was but can't seem to get the settings to make it work. i have previously cut my HDV stuff in Express but was look
Re: FCP 5.0.2 and HDV
by neil harris 15 years ago
But my sequence settings seem to be wrong as i need to render the footage in order to play it do i choose HDV - Apple intermediate Codec 1080i50 or HDV - 1080i50 thanks neil
invigorator crashes (tiger?)
by neil harris 15 years ago
hi there! Invigorator is crashing AE when i try an open a project created on another machine. i am now running Tiger is this the problem and how can i fix it thanks, Neil
Re: invigorator crashes (tiger?) report
by neil harris 15 years ago
This is the report i get when it crashesd upon opening. neil Date Time: 2005-08-09 18:25:38.513 +0100 OS Version: 10.4.2 (Build 8C46) Report Version: 3 Command: Adobe After Effects 6.5 Path: Applicati
capturing 4 channel audio? help needed a.s.a.p
by neil harris 15 years ago
hi there can i capture 4 channels of audio using FCP HD4.5 even if i could capture ch.1 &2 then 3 &4 that would be ok... help needed asap!!! thanks, neil
Re: capturing 4 channel audio? help needed a.s.a.p
by neil harris 15 years ago
thanks - we are taking the cables apart at the moment to sort it manually - how do you change channels 3 & 4 in FCP
tracking plug ins?
by neil harris 15 years ago
are there any tracking plug ins for AE i'm looking for something better than the standard tracker which i find can be unreliable at times... thanks neil
Re: tracking plug ins?
by Colin Braley 15 years ago
If you want to average multiple motion trackers try this: expression begins apArr = _______,________,_______ ; numOfStabilizers = 0; x = 0; y = 0; for(i = 0; i
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