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shyguyjay18

Member Since:
October 10th 2005
24 Posts
Reverting Quicktime
by shyguyjay18 13 years ago
Hey all: I know this isn't technically a FCP question but methinks my Quicktime version is screwing up my Final Cut Pro. I have operating system 10.3.9 and Quicktime 7.2.0 installed. I want to revert
Re: Reverting Quicktime
by James Reid 13 years ago
Have look at my post here for a "how to" revert to QT 7.1.6: http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 8 952115
FCP slow and laggy
by shyguyjay18 13 years ago
Hey all: I work at a TV station and we all edit on FCP HD. (4.5). They are slower machines (G4's and one G5.) Without getting into all the hardware specs, I think this is a broader question. The machi
Re: FCP slow and laggy
by shyguyjay18 13 years ago
Duplicate frames eh I've never heard of this issue. But you mean to say I've got to hunt through my machine and open ALL FCP projects to turn it off Yikes. Incidentally, I am running operating system
Are there "standard" broadcast graphics specs?
by shyguyjay18 13 years ago
Hey all: This is more of a general graphics question moreso than Photoshop specific. I am constantly dealing with clients who supply me with their logo. It's for use on broadcast television. Usually I
Re: Are there "standard" broadcast graphics specs?
by Richard Harrington 13 years ago
Standard is NOT 720 X 480... that is for DV and DVCAM or DVCPRO MOST broadcasters use 720 X 486 There is NO SUCH THING as dpi in video graphics (or Photoshop for that matter) Photoshop uses PPI (or pi
Trying to get Jumbotron look in Photoshop
by shyguyjay18 13 years ago
Hey all: Can anyone tell me how to get a relatively convincing looking jumbotron look with a still photo IE. I want it to have the round lightbulb sort of mosaic-look to it. I've played around but can
Re: Trying to get Jumbotron look in Photoshop
by Mike Gondek 13 years ago
1) Step & repeat closely spaced circles in ilustrator to make to match the size of your jumbotron, and copy them to you clipboard. 2) Paste the circles from illustrator into your phothsop layer and ch
24p and pulldown and frame rate, oh my!
by shyguyjay18 14 years ago
Hey all: I know there are other posts on this but this but I can't seem to wrap my mind around this one. I'm working on a project that was shot at 29.97. When I bring it into AE and interpret footage,
Re: 24p and pulldown and frame rate, oh my!
by Steve Roberts 14 years ago
If it was shot at 29.97 (also called 60i), there was no pulldown, so you shouldn't try to remove any. ... unless it was shot at 24p using a camera capable of that. You need to know whether it was shot
Trying to create 3D sports team logo
by shyguyjay18 14 years ago
Hey guys: I'm doing some work for a local sports team and I'm trying to use their logo in Zaxwerks. I have an .AI file that is a path around the outside of the logo. When I bring that into Zaxwerks, I
Re: Trying to create 3D sports team logo
by shyguyjay18 14 years ago
Hey Jon: Thanks for the help. Your plan worked perfectly. Just one more question. I am using an older version of Zaxwerks that doesn't have primitives. So I am using a tiny circle in Illustrator to cr
Newbie Illustrator question RE: Shapes and transparency
by shyguyjay18 14 years ago
This should be so easy but I can't figure it out. Say you are making a box that you want to cut a hole out of in the middle so it is transparent to use in after effects. I want the border of the box t
Re: Newbie Illustrator question RE: Shapes and transparency
by Nolan Scott 14 years ago
Draw your outer and inner shape in any colour select them both . Open the
Beginner question re: Logo edges cut off
by shyguyjay18 14 years ago
Hi All: I apologize for this very simple question but I couldn't find the answer in the manual or in my hunt through previous posts. I've made a logo in Zaxwerks that I am using as a wipe transition i
Re: Beginner question re: Logo edges cut off
by shyguyjay18 14 years ago
Hey Jon: Thanks for the reply. I think I was physically moving my whole comp, resulting in the edges being cut off. I tried it again and it seems to be working much better now. One other quick questio
Making a snowboard
by shyguyjay18 15 years ago
Does anyone know the best way to make a snowboard in Illustrator to be used as a 3D object in Zaxwerks I'm fairly new to all this stuff. My main concern is how I would make the ends of the board curve
Re: Making a snowboard
by shyguyjay18 15 years ago
Hey guys: Thank you both for the help. You've got me on the right track now! Serge, I appreciate the AE file and the Illustrator file as this was exactly what I was looking for. The AE file doesn't op
Creating a graph
by shyguyjay18 15 years ago
Hello all: What is the best way to create a bar graph to use in Final Cut Pro to be broadcast on television I had a pre-made jpeg but the text and bars are very fuzzy flickery. I tried de-interlacing
Re: Creating a graph
by Graeme Nattress 15 years ago
There's a simple fun bargraph plugin in my set 2 that might help. www.nattress.com Graeme- www.nattress.com - Film Effects and Standards Conversion for FCP
Ayatoweb TV Turning off Effect
by shyguyjay18 15 years ago
Hey all: I apologize as I know the 'TV turning off effect' question comes up frequently. I found exactly what I needed from the archives as several people suggested the tutorial at http: www.ayatoweb.
Re: Ayatoweb TV Turning off Effect
by shyguyjay18 15 years ago
Lito must be busy or have forgotten about us. ;-) If anyone else out there has created this file, you stand to make a lot of people happy. I attempted it myself but gave up in frustration. Anyone else
Creating Animated Lower Third
by shyguyjay18 15 years ago
Hey all: I'm trying to figure out the best way to do this. I want to create a lower third graphic to use under name keys. Basically I want a custom shape (sort of a rectangle with a beveled edge) with
Re: Creating Animated Lower Third
by Justin Gray 15 years ago
Great advice christopher
Turning TV off effect?
by Rusty Bridges 15 years ago
How could i achieve the "turning the TV off" (you know, letter vanish, white dot in center) I really need advice on this. Is there a plugin that imitates this effect thanks! Ogrus
Re: Turning TV off effect?
by shyguyjay18 15 years ago
The final result quicktime looks very cool. This is exactly what I have been looking for. I can follow all of the steps with relative ease until that last one. Suddenly there are 8 unexplained layers
Creating logo & preserving transparent background
by shyguyjay18 15 years ago
Hey all: I am fairly new to Zaxwerks so I am assuming this question has an easy answer. I've used Illustrator to create my logo. Everything looks fine. I'm essentially trying to render it out of After
Re: Creating logo & preserving transparent background
by shyguyjay18 15 years ago
Hey John: Hmmm... I managed to get it to work by rendering out as lossless with alpha. Is that an optimum quality to export to It needs to be broadcast quality and usable in final cut pro. Would I be
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