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Gradually change the opacity of an image from one side of the screen to the other
by Michael Leibson 2 months ago
Is there any way of doing this Thanks for any tips you can share!
Re: Gradually change the opacity of an image from one side of the screen to the other
by peter mcauley 2 months ago
Hi there! Glad to see that you figured that out! You can use either a mask or a matte to generate the result that you need, which is adding alpha channel transparency to the source shot. I would recom
Remove Tracking Marker from Waving Cloth Surface
by Jawad Zafar 2 months ago
Hello Sir Mam! I hope you are doing well. I want to remove the left tracking marker from the following video. https: youtu.be 51n9DJ7FzVk In the above-attached shot left tracking marker, it sticks to
Re: Remove Tracking Marker from Waving Cloth Surface
by peter mcauley 2 months ago
Hi there! So while removing the tracking marker from some frames will be very easy, some of the frames where the curtain is swept aside will prove to be more of a challenge. Here's a link to some vide
Track Data KEEPS shrinking the my layers! - Mocha Pro 2019
by Rob Mason 3 months ago
Pictures included below. I am having a tough time adding my tracking data to the my layer of choice without it shrinking and displacing the object to somewhere else in the comp. I made sure that both
Re: Track Data KEEPS shrinking the my layers! - Mocha Pro 2019
by peter mcauley 2 months ago
Hi Rob, WIthout more information it isn't really possible for us to offer a solution to the problem. If you would like to reach out to me directly and send me the project we can review it and provide
Particle Illusion is not in Continuum for FCP/Motion
by Richert Goyette 3 months ago
Boris touts PI as a great reason to upgrade the Continuum suite but then I find that it is not in the suite for these two products. Last year you dropped Primatte Keyer from the suite. You should have
Re: Particle Illusion is not in Continuum for FCP/Motion
by peter mcauley 3 months ago
Hi There, Sorry to hear that you're disappointed with your purchase - we try to be as transparent as possible with regard to our host support and in that regard, we publically list host support for th
Does Motion Tracking Come w/ New PI?
by byron kawane 4 months ago
Great to see PI is alive and well! I'm still happily using 3.09 and would like to upgrade to the new Version. I watched the Webinar Replay: The ABC's of Particle Illusion and noticed that there was mo
Re: Does Motion Tracking Come w/ New PI?
by peter mcauley 4 months ago
Motion tracking with Mocha is integrated into BCC Particle Illusion - emitters and the scene camera can be tracked independently. No need to purchase Mocha as a separate product to track in Particle I
BCC 9 (Vegas Pro)
by Adam Pearson 1 year ago
I use Boris FX for Vegas Pro 14, but I recently upgraded to Vegas Pro 15 and everytime I would try to use the 'BCC' Video FX it would always crash vegas pro. So I tried to delete Boris FX through the
Re: BCC 9 (Vegas Pro)
by peter mcauley 1 year ago
Hi Adam, As a rule of thumb, you should always use the correct tools for install and uninstall of any software on your system. It may be that there are some orphaned or stray files left over from an i
BCC 9 and Mocha 5
by Orlando Gondar 1 year ago
Hello folks, I am checking Mocha 5 and I see many things that are already on my BCC 9.1, does it worth to get Mocha 5 In another words, does BCC 9.1 already contains Mocha functions Thanks
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Re: BCC 9 and Mocha 5
by peter mcauley 1 year ago
Hi Orlando, BCC 9 did not actually include the Mocha option - we integrated mocha into the Continuum product starting with BCC 10. With the integrated version of Mocha in Continuum, you get the Academ
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VFX Help? -- creating hanging shapes blowing in wind
by Red-Rob Rothkopf 2 years ago
Using: Vegas 14 and Boris FX The goal: Have each of these diamonds appear to be suspended by a string from above, and apply a wind effect so they spin a little and blow forward and back in 3-d space -
Re: VFX elp? -- creating hanging shapes blowing in wind
by peter mcauley 2 years ago
Unfortunately automated object interaction is not an option in anywhere inside of the Boris FX toolkit and this kind of animation must be done via manual keyframing. The spin etc is possible though -
mocha AE
by stuart gibb 2 years ago
Hi, I am attempting to track the side of a lorry in Mocha AE. I have tracked and adjusted the footage, copied the corner pine data to my clipboard and then pasted into AE. The track follows my lorry a
Re: mocha AE
by peter mcauley 2 years ago
Hi Stuart, Without having your actual AE project, I can't really offer any assistance with the issue. My suggestion is to send the AE project with an explanation of the problem into our support team a
BCC Edge Lighting effects disappear when video preview is set to highest resolution
by Michael Leibson 2 years ago
Created the perfect effect via BCC Edge Lighting -- a slight blurring softening of the clip's detail, -- only to find that the effect disappeared when the video preview was set to highest resolution,
Re: BCC Edge Lighting effects disappear when video preview is set to highest resolution
by peter mcauley 2 years ago
Hi Michael, Sometimes a host will not pass along the high resolution information to the filter when working in low resolution mode so you might need to perform your setup in the same resolution that y
Match move works in timeline but not in render
by Matthew Jeschke 2 years ago
Match move works perfectly when I preview in the timeline. Text tracks as expected and everything. However, when I render the timeline, the text tracks but is in a different location. I cannot figure
Re: Match move works in timeline but not in render
by peter mcauley 2 years ago
Hi Matthew, Yep, that'll do it alright. Glad you managed to figure that out.
Undo fish eye lens
by Dan Brother 3 years ago
Hi all. Working on MC 8.5.3 and wondering if anyone knows of a plug-in (or a technique) that can lessen the effect of a fish eye lens. Footage is 1080p and so is project so can't scale up too much. Th
Re: Undo fish eye lens
by peter mcauley 3 years ago
Indeed, BCC Lens Correction was designed specifically for this purpose. Here's a link to a tutorial which shows the workflow (although it's being shown in the PP timeline the workflow and results are
Screen Replacement and Tracking
by Rosie Lakin 3 years ago
Hi, I'm trying to comp a video clip onto a tv screen within a scene. I am using the 3D warp tool in Avid 8.5.3, employing corner tracking etc, but I'm having no success with the comp. I think the prob
Re: Screen Replacement and Tracking
by peter mcauley 3 years ago
Hi, Boris FX Imagineer Systems just released Mocha Pro as a plug-in for Media Composer ... https: borisfx.com pages mocha-pro This is by far the best way to perform screen replacement in any supported
Uprezing in Resolve, is it worth it or should I...
by MichaelMaier 5 years ago
I need to uprez some HD to UHD to intercut with UHD shot material. I know about the Tenarex Espress. But I couldn't find any reviews or test results online. It seems nobody has one of these boxes. I k
Re: Uprezing in Resolve, is it worth it or should I...
by peter mcauley 5 years ago
Hi Michael, If you're interested in a 3rd party plug-in to handle the uprez you might want to take a look at BCC UpRez from BorisFX. We designed this task-specific filter to be easy to use while gener
AVID FX latest version, missing transitions from Library.
by Neil Goodman 7 years ago
upgraded avid fx to the latest version 6.2 and lost a bunch of transitions in the library. went back to 6.06 and there all abck again. bug Neil Goodman: Editor of New Media Production - NBC Universal
Re: AVID FX latest version, missing transitions from Library.
by Mukesh Shah 7 years ago
Just checked this and the transitions you mention are present in AvidFX 6.2. See attached pix. This pix is from Win 7 machine. However, I checked on Mac also.
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Start in MC6 deliver in FCP via XML a workable idea?
by David Powell 7 years ago
So a recent client wants me to cut his projects in FCP 7 as that is what he has. He shoots events in 5D, I transcode to Prores and cut away. Of course I prefer to cut in Avid as all my plugins are the
Re: Start in MC6 deliver in FCP via XML a workable idea?
by peter mcauley 7 years ago
If you use Boris Transfer FCP software to move the project sequence from FCP into MC or from MC into FCP, effects and timing changes are preserved, which makes it easy to continue the edit process eve
FCP Boris Plugin Problem
by Jon Novack 8 years ago
Hi, I'm using BCC chroma key plugin for FCP. Whenever someone is wearing a lot of black, the black color will sort of sparkle flicker a little...almost like there's black static in it. Hopefully this
Re: FCP Boris Plugin Problem
by peter mcauley 8 years ago
Right ... that's the pop-up that I was referring to. So does altering the selection in this pop-up make a difference in the result Also, and I should have asked this in the very beginning, do you have
Synchronizing music to video in after effects
by ellie zenhari 8 years ago
Hello everyone, I am trying to synchronize a radiohead music to a video animation that I made in after effects, so the animation changes in rhythm with the music.. It is the first video and it would b
Re: Synchronizing music to video in after effects
by peter mcauley 8 years ago
And yet another option, this time from from Boris FX, is the BCC Beat Reactor, which can be used to convert audio waveforms into keyframes in the AE timeline. The free trial will enable you to work wi
Is After Effects ever going to add Vectorscope and Waveform?
by Matt Stoltz 8 years ago
Hi everyone I was just curious if anyone has heard if Adobe will add vectorscopes and a waveform monitor anytime soon. Yes I know there is Color Finesse but you have to pay extra for it. I mean REALLY
Re: Is After Effects ever going to add Vectorscope and Waveform?
by peter mcauley 8 years ago
And perhaps as soon as tomorrow, Wednesday Nov22, you'll be able to take advantage of the brand new vectorscope plug-in in BCC 8 ... BCC Videoscope. Check on our web site (http: www.borisfx.com Adobe
News: Boris Continuum Complete 8 AVX Now Available
by Cow News Droid 8 years ago
New 64-bit Release Supports Avid Media Composer v6, Symphony v6, and NewsCutter v10 (Boston, Massachusetts--November 15, 2011) Boris FX, the leading developer of integrated VFX and workflow technology
Re: News: Boris Continuum Complete 8 AVX Now Available
by peter mcauley 8 years ago
Yes, the new filters will indeed be available for all hosts that are typically supported with BCC. You can find a list of the supported BCC hosts on our web site. The version with support for Boris RE
tutorial for BCC 6 color match?
by Jon Iverson 10 years ago
Hi, Recently downloaded a demo of Boris Continuum Complete 6 for AE in order to try out the color match plug-in. This plug-in seems like it might be quite good in matching one video clip to another, b
Re: tutorial for BCC 6 color match?
by peter mcauley 10 years ago
Okay ... perhaps I can be of assistance. The BCC Color Match filter was designed to match the color and luma values from a source clip (a) and a target clip (b). It solves the common problem where abu
Creating damaged video look
by Ryan Adams 11 years ago
Trying to create the look of damaged digital video, where the video briefly becomes slightly mosaicked. If any one know of a plugin or a simple way to do this it would be of much help. Also looking fo
Re: Creating damaged video look
by peter mcauley 11 years ago
There is also a filter in the Boris Continuum Complete package that is dedicated to this task. The filter is called "Damaged TV" and is available for all hosts. You can download a free two week trial
Logo that wraps around a person..using AE CS3?
by Gary DeGennaro 11 years ago
Hi, I want to make the company logo fly wrap around a person. For example, the commercial is for back pain. There is video of a person with red throbbing aching back pain. Then the back pain product l
Re: Logo that wraps around a person..using AE CS3?
by peter mcauley 11 years ago
Heheh ... that exact same thing happens to me too. :) Yeah, I discovered this forum just by accident through the larger items of interest that you have as a sidebar on the main forums page. Glad I cou
up res ing youtube
by ben le masurier 11 years ago
Hi I'm looking for a way or plugin that will help me in resing up images off youtube Is this possible
Re: up res ing youtube
by peter mcauley 11 years ago
While you will not get a pristine, artifact-free HD result from uprezzing this type of video source, assuming that you use a video application like Adobe After Effects, Apple Motion or Final Cut Pro,
Free Boris Continuum Complete filter
by peter mcauley 11 years ago
Hi All, For a limited time, we are offering a free, fully-licensed plug-in from Boris Continuum Complete 5 - BCC Rays Cartoon, an innovative filter that creates light out of the user-defined "cartoon
Free Boris Continuum Complete filter
by peter mcauley 11 years ago
Hi All, For a limited time, we are offering a free, fully-licensed plug-in from Boris Continuum Complete 5 - BCC Rays Cartoon, an innovative filter that creates light out of the user-defined "cartoon
Free Boris Continuum Complete filter
by peter mcauley 11 years ago
Hi All, For a limited time, we are offering a free, fully-licensed plug-in from Boris Continuum Complete 5 - BCC Rays Cartoon, an innovative filter that creates light out of the user-defined "cartoon
Free Boris Continuum Complete filter
by peter mcauley 11 years ago
Hi All, For a limited time, we are offering a free, fully-licensed plug-in from Boris Continuum Complete 5 - BCC Rays Cartoon, an innovative filter that creates light out of the user-defined "cartoon
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