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Zvezdan Zak Peric works as a graphic designer, special effects artist, editor, trainer, lecturer and course director.
He is Apple Certified End User Pro and Apple Certified Trainer for Apple Motion 3. He teaches a wide variety of industry standard s... [more]
Member Since:
September 8th 2009
349 Posts
100 posts
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London
Green screen
by Martin Robbins 8 years ago
Hello, As part of a video promoting a companies video department, they want to show they use green screen technology. They are having a presenter speak to camera with green behind them, and then when
Re: Green screen
by zak peric 8 years ago
You woul not track this. You just need to create a mask that would be slightly bigger that the areas you want to cover, then you would animate the mask. This can be done every 5 to 10 frames depending
Psunami Advanced Compositing
by Dale Paquette 9 years ago
I am working with Psunami in AE with which I am fairly proficient. It's a great tool, but has limitations WRT compositing. I'm looking for some ideas for a FX I would like to create (using Psunami). I
Re: Psunami Advanced Compositing
by zak peric 8 years ago
HI There, I love what you did with Psunami. I was wondering if you can help me by pointing me to a website with a tutorial or maybe you can explain it to me how to composite my sky to a psunamy filter
alpha transitions: how do you create a wipe matte?
by Elissa Mintz 8 years ago
I'd like to use FCP 7's Alpha Transition feature to create a custom transition. I've been researching (and experimenting) for hours now, and now know how to create two of the three required elements:
Re: alpha transitions: how do you create a wipe matte?
by zak peric 8 years ago
Hi all, Travel mattes or static alpha mattes are one and the same. They both use black and white information to make things appear or to hide things. Just make a black and white movie that has objects
Motion graphics on the web
by Matt Jones 8 years ago
Hey guys, I recently completed a short 1 min or so football game highlight reel, and uploaded to Youtube. Video looks great, but motion graphics done in Motion 4, not so great. I am doing my editing i
Re: Motion graphics on the web
by zak peric 8 years ago
I think the problem is exporting it to mp4. Anyway see if this helps. http: fcproducer.com 2007 03 converting-final-cut-pro-movie-for-youtube
Slow Performance in Apple Motion
by Michael Garske 8 years ago
Hey guys, I'm hoping someone has some insight into a possible solution or idea for the cause of my trouble with Apple Motion. It seems such amazing software but I haven't been able to actually use it
Re: Slow Performance in Apple Motion
by zak peric 8 years ago
Have you tried calling Apple and asking their customer support. Seems lime you have very good system. It should handle motion very well. Also have you tried upgrading final cut studio to the current v
Anime style action background / speed lines
by Carey Martell 8 years ago
I've been trying to find a way to make a stylish speed line background in Apple Motion but not having a lot of luck on my own, nor finding a tutorial or anything. I know the effect can be done in AE b
Re: Anime style action background / speed lines
by zak peric 8 years ago
Pleasure.-)
How to make RGB split effect in Motion 5?
by Leo Telles 8 years ago
I used After Effects for a short time than fell in love with Apple Motion. I remember was super easy to make RGB Split effect in AE but i m not finding a way to make it in motion. There s anyway I can
Re: How to make RGB split effect in Motion 5?
by zak peric 8 years ago
What do you mean by split effect. Crossprocess effect, emulating a cross process look. If so, I have a tutorial on http: www.embryo.me.uk where I cover this technique in detail.
App Store Changed its Mind
by Don Smith 8 years ago
Mac App Store won't update Motion 5 (or FCPX, or Compressor 4)! No problem updating FCPX, Motion 5 and Compressor 4 on my new laptop, but my older MacPro (with an updated graphics card) is now rejecte
Re: App Store Changed its Mind
by zak peric 8 years ago
You can also hack a Pc card to use on a Mac. I have seen few websites telling you how to do this. Check also you firmware as I recall some people can run better ATI card one that costs 300 on Mac 1.1
Creating a custom fade-up
by Melissa McLeary 8 years ago
Hi Guys I'm wanting to create a fade-up for the first shot of a short film. Motion's fade behaviour changes the opacity of the entire image. I would like to fade up the highlights first. And have not
Re: Creating a custom fade-up
by zak peric 8 years ago
It is my pleasure. Remember most of the techniques from after effects can be easily applied to apple motion.
Crop Marks do not work as in CS3
by zak peric 9 years ago
I have a problem which is relating to Crop Marks option in CS5. In CS3 if I did not select anything and used Create Crop Marks I would get crop marks around the size of my page. I always did this in o
Re: Crop Marks do not work as in CS3
by les nemeth 9 years ago
In the Save As dialog, on Image Size tab, check Clip to Artboard.
llustrator CS5 Ruller does not work when exporting files for C4D
by zak peric 9 years ago
HI All, I am apologizing if this came up, after searching the forum I could not find the workaround for Exporting (set rulers to center horizontally and vertically in CS5 Illustrator for Mac). After w
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