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AE CC and GTX680 Mac Cuda Support
by Greg Jones 5 years ago
I noticed that in AE CC, my NVIDIA GTX680 isn't enabled for Cuda for RayTracing. I thought with CC you didn't have to manually enable this any more. It's not listed under the text file, even though I
Re: AE CC and GTX680 Mac Cuda Support
by scott novasic 5 years ago
Excellent Todd.... the Nvidia 680 mac edition was purchased by a TON of us mac AE pros to help keep our systems snappy enough. I 'manually' activated it in CS6... not one issue. Im not a fan of manual
What are the "little" things about pI3 that bug you?
by Alan Lorence 6 years ago
We don't have a lot of engineering manpower to commit to particleIllusion right now, but there are probably "small" things that could be squeezed in once in a while. No promises that we'll actually be
Re: What are the "little" things about pI3 that bug you?
by scott novasic 6 years ago
easily the little thing I struggle with that i think can be done... but I can never get it done easily is the organization and availability of ALL the emitters at once. so I dont have to open library
Changing HDD to SSD on AE Global cache and OS
by Donald Riley 6 years ago
I see a deal on Samsung 256 GB SSD 6GB for $190 each. http: promotions.newegg.com neemail guerrilla LP index-landing062712.html nm_mc=EMC-GD062712&cm_mmc=EMC-GD062712-_-index-_-Header-_-SeeAll I'm thi
Re: Changing HDD to SSD on AE Global cache and OS
by scott novasic 6 years ago
OWC s Mercury Accelsior PCIe SSD seems to still be expensive but an amazing alternative too a raid array. A lot of us AE animators are doing 10 - 60 second projects... not long form work and dont need
Cow leader speaking in Hollywood this August 16th
by scott novasic 7 years ago
http: dmala.eventbrite.com im debuting my first new demo reel in 5 yrs and giving a detailed description of the software and client feedback used to create a complex layered After Effects composition
Re: Cow leader speaking in Hollywood this August 16th
by Roland R. Kahlenberg 7 years ago
Good Luck with the meet Scott! Cheers RoRK Intensive AE & Mocha Training in Asia.
showing some fun AE work and how to techniques in Hollywood this August 16th
by scott novasic 7 years ago
this is not a profit thing... im just speaking at the DMALA (digital media artists of Los Angeles) August 16th meeting and would love to meet some of you... and if you care to join (its free) you can
Mac OS 10.68 AE CS5 and importing numbered pict sequences
by scott novasic 7 years ago
im finishing up a new reel and a few of my files that I still use are in a numbered pict format that now can not seem to be recognized by ae anymore or media converter... i believe it said it was a 32
thanks ALL... im using
by scott novasic 7 years ago
graphics converter... and YES... LOL i have NOT rendered these sequences in over 10 years... however.. I am a pretty diligent archiver and a 'few' of my older animations 'still make the cut' on my rat
ssd drive and after effects
by scott novasic 7 years ago
if I were to have a 500 or 1tb ssd drive on my Mac with the OS & APPS on it... I have read that apps open amazingly fast and other nice performance gains... here is my question.. and hours of hunting
Re: ssd drive and after effects
by Todd Kopriva 7 years ago
Double post http: forums.creativecow.net thread 2 1001868#1001882 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Todd Kopriva, Adobe Systems
ssd drive and after effects
by scott novasic 7 years ago
if I were to have a 500 or 1tb ssd drive on my Mac with the OS & APPS on it... I have read that apps open amazingly fast and other nice performance gains... here is my question.. and hours of hunting
Re: ssd drive and after effects
by Robert Carver 4 years ago
I know I'm not the original but, and SSD does drastically improve boot times, and app load times. Also a bonus specifically in AE is that AE can create the needed render or system cache files much fas
1024 x 768 video playback on ipad2?
by scott novasic 7 years ago
not sure where to post this... but im creating a lot of promotional content for my new website and demo reel and I made an animation custom sized to exactly the same size as the ipad2's pixel ratio...
Re: 1024 x 768 video playback on ipad2?
by scott novasic 7 years ago
no time now... im moving this weekend and wont be set up again till early next week Todd... my wonder lies more with Apple... its easy to create a 1024 x 768 30fps progressive animation in After Effec
particle illusion for after effects Problem !!
by mark michael 8 years ago
i got the plugin called partilce illusion for after effects CS4 ...it's job is to allow you to import particle illusion (vfx software) emmiters in after effects....... i have everything set up correct
Re: particle illusion for after effects Problem !!
by scott novasic 7 years ago
but Alan... if someone has Pi 3 AND it works fine with the video card they have... shouldnt the AE plug also be ok then im not trying to cause any trouble... but im also looking to buy the Mac plug in
pi3.5
by Francois Blawat 7 years ago
Alan, Will v3.5 be created still I was going over some notes and came across something from 2006 indicating that a new version 3.5 was being worked on that would do away with "libraries" as they are n
Re: pi3.5
by scott novasic 7 years ago
did I hear you right Alan.. a v4 is the last planned release I hope Genarts did not buy into you, or buy you out to discontinue you.... I own well over 2000 dollars in genarts products already... but
ok im confused... I just paid for
by scott novasic 7 years ago
my upgrade from invigerator pro v4.5 to v5.04 on the MAC for CS5 64 bit etc etc... and it actually took me to the product. Earlier today, and on this board... it was said that the mac version is NOT r
Re: ok im confused... I just paid for
by Edward Wu 7 years ago
Hi Johnny, It's best to use the NAB Special price. The prices for NAB are the best prices we offer year round. While we sincerely apologize for the long wait for the Mac version, the NAB special price
product decision
by scott novasic 7 years ago
I NEED to upgrade AE to CS5 OS 10.6... 64 bit for a lot of reasons. My problem is... I absolutely RELY on Invigerator pro for 95% of my 3d modeling. From what I am reading here... the mac version is N
Re: product decision
by Edward Wu 7 years ago
Hi Scott, ProModeler and ProAnimator are compatible with Snow Leopard, so you can run the programs as a standalone. Both ProAnimator and 3D Invigorator PRO are nearing release for After Effects CS5. W
updates plan?
by scott novasic 8 years ago
im a huge fan and user of Particle Illusion (v3 mac) I have held off on getting the AE plug in because I read there were things "missing" from it in the AE 'version'. My question is this... are there
Re: updates plan?
by Francois Blawat 7 years ago
Alan, Not to change the subject of the MAC updates, but for Windows, will there be any more planned updates to v3 or is the next step v4 Thanks, - - - - - FixitMAD
PA - Illustrator File Shows Bad Path
by Eric Hartmann 10 years ago
In Illustrator I am creating a logo using text, the "arc" tool, and an arrowhead using "Effect" - "Stylize" - Add Arrowhead. As you can see here, the image looks fine. but when imported into Pro Anima
Re: PA - Illustrator File Shows Bad Path
by scott novasic 10 years ago
did you "expand the appearance" of your illustrator file BEFORE you import it into invigerator SuperNova Animation & Visual Effects Scott Novasic Los Angeles Ca web:http: web.mac.com finaleffects
Bum AI File?
by Paul Whishaw 10 years ago
A client gave me an AI file that looks good but for some reason I am getter VERY odd results. The first few times I imported the file nothing happened. Then it imported but there were very odd shapes
Re: Bum AI File?
by scott novasic 10 years ago
wow, this is an invigerator challenge. :) at first glance, you have a number of "floating" shapes which would result in individual models in invigerator. Those shapes need to be 'cut out' of your main
Photoshopped logo to illustrator file
by Jay Williams 10 years ago
I have a logo that was created in photoshop that I need to NOW make an illustrator file. The reason - I'm trying to use Zaxwerks to make the logo 3D, but it REALLY doesn't want to work with me on this
Re: Photoshopped logo to illustrator file
by scott novasic 10 years ago
trying to autotrace a logo in illustrator tends to be a pretty in-accurate way of doing what you need. You can also 'auto trace' things in photoshop and export those paths to illustrator, but that too
Company Logo in ProAnimator
by Ryan Broom 10 years ago
I am working with a company logo that is an .eps file. When I save it as an .ai file out of Illustrator and import it into ProAnimator I am getting random spikes and the logo looks like a grey solid.
Re: Company Logo in ProAnimator
by scott novasic 10 years ago
your ai file is being transformed into a 3d object. Invigerator creates these models based on the shapes you provide, not the color of those shapes. You color and 'texure' your image within the invige
CS4 affect on ProAnimator and InVigorator
by Ken Latman 10 years ago
I'm watching some tutorials on PhotoshopUser (NAPP member account) and they has some very interesting walk throughs on the new PS CS4 3D features. Has Zaxwerks taken a look at this How does it affect
Re: CS4 affect on ProAnimator and InVigorator
by scott novasic 10 years ago
can you create and export to all the file formats Zax does probably not. ZAX exports to c4d maya and even Electric Image, which I love. (im one of the group of EI users still using the VERY under rate
ProAnimator or Invigorator
by Mike Sussman 10 years ago
We want to make various logos into 3D (basically through simple extrusions) and fly them around in After Effects. In some cases we want to take one completed 3D logo and move it around, and in other c
Re: ProAnimator or Invigorator
by scott novasic 10 years ago
I like to use invigerator to model imagery to use both in after effects AND export models into my favorite 3d program for more advanced capabilites. Very flexible :) SuperNova Animation & Visual Effec
Demo Reel - How long and what content?
by Russ Thorburn 11 years ago
Hello everyone, This is my first post. I recently decided to try and turn my hobby into a side job. I have many years of expericence using After Effects and Photoshop. I can't say that I have the expe
Re: Demo Reel - How long and what content?
by scott novasic 11 years ago
3 minutes or under. As far as content, its simple. Animate as much as you can and go with what you have a passion for. Run stuff past peers and get feedback. Its much better to show 3-4 good things th
Tell Me How Terrible I Am! (constructively)
by Mark Walczak 11 years ago
Hey everyone, I am a graduating Senior at Columbia College Chicago, and just got done with a rough cut of my demo reel. I was wondering if some of you could take the time and give me some constructive
Re: Tell Me How Terrible I Am! (constructively)
by scott novasic 11 years ago
You have a few very nice moments going. your name is nicely done, clean. the 3d is pretty good, Im not a fan of the fire done in 3d, try compositing some fire footage or particle fire and composite in
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