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Stuck with last decade's transfer speeds. Why?
by Gates Bradley in the Storage Forum
Hey guys. This is just a general question about file transfer speeds that has been bugging me for a long time. Basically, no matter how fast the specs of my media storage is, when I have to do big file transfers, everything, regardless of format/media/tech/what have you, tops out at...

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Re: how to model a Human filled with plants
by yogesh khairnar in the Maxon Cinema 4D Forum
yes Steve Bentley, Thank you for you valuable suggestion and comment. You are right. I am facing same problem now. The biggest tragedy is client is not final on the character, they said character will change, may be it will be replaced by objects like guitar or statue instead of...

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How in the heck to I get my 60 fps "motion capture" face and linked dog to play nice in a 24 fps project?
by Leigh Richert in the Maxon Cinema 4D Forum
I have a 60 fps motion capture face model (that was created in a Cinema 4d plugin called “CVAR”) whose pose morphs drive the talking animation of our favorite doggy model. They are connected by Xpressions. There is an audio file that they move to and are in sync with....

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Re: Avery Peck video: satuation and color boost compared
by Marc Wielage in the DaVinci Resolve Forum
This video was recently subjected to massive amounts of criticism by some fairly experienced colorists. There is a danger in accepting the word of neophyte people who post videos to YouTube and claim to be experts. Use caution. If you're on Facebook, there's a discussion with about 50 highly-critical messages...

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Re: Controlling particle birthrate to create jets of steam
by Steve Bentley in the Maxon Cinema 4D Forum
Use the emission velocity to get the particles to where they're going, then use the wind to push the particles downrange (if that's desired) and use air resistance to slow the particles down. Steam tends to shoot out very fast, then slow down pretty fast creating bunched up clouds as...

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Re: Tie Dye Animation
by Steve Bentley in the Adobe After Effects Forum
I second that, but would add in a CC Glass effect for those glossy shimmers (or CC Mr. Mercury). Also, instead of Vegas you could also use Colorama - either would do the trick. These two take the gray scale levels of the animating noise and turn them into colors...

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Cores vs Base Clock Speed for Avid Media Composer
by James Vincent in the Avid Media Composer Forum
Hey looking at doing a build options are 2x 3.2 GHZ (3.6GHZ TURBO) 8-CORE bringing the grand total of cores to 16 Cores/32 threads Or 2x 2.6 GHZ (3.5GHZ TURBO) 12-CORE bringing the grand total of cores to 24 cores/48 threads The only other difference in the processors is that...

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Re: Controlling particle birthrate to create jets of steam
by Jim Scott in the Maxon Cinema 4D Forum
For spurts of particles, keyframe particle visibility on and off (100% for 30 frames, then 0% for 30 frames, ie.)....

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Re: Final Cut L3 - multiple texts in one title
by Bret Williams in the Apple Motion Forum
It’s been a few days but now I remember once I did some of these for a how to video. I made a series of templates that were designed to go one after each other. So there was a intro to step 1, and a step 1 to 2, and...

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Re: Cyborg Sound Effect
by Robert Withers in the Audio Professionals Forum
This thread's a little confusing -- "studio design" is not about audio. When you look for your SFX, remember you may get best results by layering/mixing a few individual SFX. Robert Withers Independent/personal/avant-garde cinema, New York City...

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Re: Clips not syncing up for multicam
by Brian Rice in the DaVinci Resolve Forum
Does anybody know if this has been fixed? I am in the process of switching over from FCPX to Resolve, but I am currently encountering the exact same issue (with Resolve 15.3). I'll select all the clips I want to multicam, and it only uses a few of them while...

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Re: Trying to solve lag in CS4
by Nicole Smith in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
I believe I changed the footage to h.264 in handbrake to be able to use it. I'm not entirely sure what the original codec is but premiere pro said it couldn't read it. The clips themselves play fine in premiere pro, but the parts in the actual project timeline don't....

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Controlling particle birthrate to create jets of steam
by Xavier Bonet in the Maxon Cinema 4D Forum
I need to create jets or spurts of smoke/steam coming out of an industrial chimney at regular intervals, as if a mechanical process is going on that emits these jets with some force. I'm trying everything I can think of because the C4D particle emitter itself doesn't have much room...

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Proxies gone when audio synced
by Lily Harty in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Hello, I'm working on a project shot in 3.2K and I'm attempting to use the proxy workflow to make editing easier on my machine (which is definitely not well-equipped for high res editing, no need to remind me of that). I'm a bit new to Premiere so looking for help...

6 hours ago   read more
Re: Tie Dye Animation
by Dave LaRonde in the Adobe After Effects Forum
I think you can get darned close with a combination of animating the Fractal Noise effect and applying Vegas... which will take a bit of output color tweaking. Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA...

6 hours ago   read more
I think I want my old crop tool back - do I?
by Steve Bentley in the Adobe Photoshop Forum
Used to be, back when (old habits die hard) I could choose an x and y dimension (in pixels) and a PPI in the crop tool parameters and when I said "go" it would scale whatever I had cropped down to that size. I can still do that but I...

6 hours ago   read more
Tie Dye Animation
by Nathan Dunsmore in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Hello Everyone, Does anyone have any suggestions as to how this animation could be achieved in After Effects? It may involve Photoshop. https://www.shutterstock.com/nl/video/clip-2736407-abstract-cgi-motion-graphics-animated-background-tie Thanks...

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Re: Scale Texture mapping
by Jim Scott in the Maxon Cinema 4D Forum
That is normal as of R20. To scale a texture, either use the scale tool in the viewport in Texture mode, or adjust the scale settings in the texture tag. Or is there something else you are trying to do?...

7 hours ago   read more
Re: How to make a video panning and zooming around a high res photograph
by Steve Bentley in the Adobe After Effects Forum
It might actually be easier (at least in getting it more naturalistic) to use a 3D camera and make the layer 3D as well. The problem with scaling things is that scaling is logarithmic. If you zoom (but with the scale parameter), the perceived speed of that "zoom" gets faster...

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Re: Can you change the Z position of a path?
by Steve Bentley in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Yes and no. All normal AE solids layer and shapes are 2D in nature, - even when you check the 3D box, its just a 2D layer tilted back in 3D. All paths you draw in AE are drawn on the flat surface of these layer types. So technically you...

7 hours ago   read more
Re: Vertical alignment of multiline text boxes
by Alessandro Ugazio in the Adobe After Effects Expressions Forum
Fantastic, unbelievable: it just works like a charm, I think I could play with it for hours... I really hope your code could help other people: I often felt the lack of typographically correct justifying systems, or a dedicated plugin or script. Thank you so much Alessandro PS: Please tell...

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Re: CS4 user; trying to reload
by Greg Gesch in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Hi. Was this an upgrade purchase? If so, from memory, you need to input the original key/code for the upgrade to work. If this is the case you might be able to find the original number at your Adobe Account?...

8 hours ago   read more
Re: How can i do it in After Effects?
by Richard Garabedain in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Open up after efflects lumetri...chooose an option = done...

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Re: How to make a video panning and zooming around a high res photograph
by Richard Garabedain in the Adobe After Effects Forum
create a new composition at 1920x1080...drop your image in there...how much bigger is your image than the comp is? you will need it to be bigger....,,You really only need to animate Position and scale..P and S...set all your keyframes and when you are done select all keyframes right click and...

8 hours ago   read more
Re: How does my demo reel look?
by ryan elder in the Demo Reels Forum
Plus how do you get top A list talent in acting and cinematography do to a five minute short, since they seem to want to do bigger projects more?...

9 hours ago   read more
Re: How does my demo reel look?
by ryan elder in the Demo Reels Forum
Okay thanks. As far as making 5 minute short film though, is the problem my directing skills, or is the lack of acting talent and cinematography talent? I was told I need better actors and cinematography, in order to do better. But am I doing anything wrong as director? Or...

9 hours ago   read more
Re: Converting Upres'd 1080 Pro Res footage to 1080i 59.94 DNxHD
by Anthony Vieira in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Yeah, the newer version of Premiere has it. Thank you!...

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Re: Converting Upres'd 1080 Pro Res footage to 1080i 59.94 DNxHD
by Anthony Vieira in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Ah, well of course. I knew I was missing something — the vast majority of my editing work these days is with SD upres footage. Our clients usually just need 29.97 and call it a day. Thank you!...

9 hours ago   read more
Service: george felner
by George Felner in the COW - Services Forum
london England, United Kingdom Film Cinematography george felner Film Editing Director of Photography Film Production I have over 25+ years of experience in Editing and Camerawork. I took a BFA film course in NewYork at the School of Visual Arts 1992-1997. Have directed, shot and edited corporate films, commercials and...

9 hours ago   read more
Re: C4D command line camera problem
by Tanem Davidson in the Maxon Cinema 4D Forum
If anyone else has this problem, What I discovered is that lens distortion on in the renderer causes it to render just a portion of the screen. Not sure if this is a bug or just something wrong with my scene, but there ya go. I turned off the lens...

9 hours ago   read more
Re: Where to find weather data scripts for After Effects?
by Joseph W. Bourke in the Adobe After Effects Forum
I ran into the same problem while setting up the graphics department for a news station here in New Hampshire. The news director initially said "Just create it in Photoshop; you can do that can't you?". I created the template in Photoshop, but the fact of the matter is, unless...

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Re: How does my demo reel look?
by Kevin Camin in the Demo Reels Forum
Something to perhaps consider is doing shorter videos. It's 20x cheaper and quicker to do a 5 minute short. Committing yourself to a feature length film is a huge undertaking and something a lot of people start and never finish because of expense or dozen other unseeable factors. I'm a...

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Re: Film Standards - Settings for Monitor, Project Properties, and Nvidia
by Mark Wilson in the VEGAS Pro Forum
No, it won't "double" the "effect." There is some variation, however, in what you monitor "expects" to see. ie, Does it expect white at 16 or zero? In my experience, usually computer monitors expect to see RGB 0-255 and TV's expect to see YUV 16-235. That has changed a lot...

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Re: Film Standards - Settings for Monitor, Project Properties, and Nvidia
by Roy Gregorio in the VEGAS Pro Forum
Thank you, btw for taking the time to tackle my misunderstanding. "2) No. Not processing anything. Just DEFINING what is the white point and black point. Doesn't change the underlying data in any way. " I understand this part. The data itself doesn't change. What I'm confused about is if...

10 hours ago   read more
Service: Digital Revolution Media Center
by Anthony Vieira in the COW - Services Forum
San Francisco California, United States Business Services DVD Post Production Digital Revolution Media Center Digital Conversions from Analog Video Tapes DVD and Blu-ray Authoring Editing Paul has been a consultant to companies involved in media preservation, archiving, film, audio recording, special effects, production and broadcast spot distribution. He has also...

11 hours ago   read more
Re: Playhead returns to beginning when sequence tab is activated
by Charlie Kosheff in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Right so I have to click "end" every time. It's too bad because it's right at the end where I need it when I activate the sequence and then BAM it moves to the head for no reason by itself....

11 hours ago   read more
C4D command line camera problem
by Tanem Davidson in the Maxon Cinema 4D Forum
Hey all. Im trying to render from the command line but my camera seems to be rendering just the lower right quadrant of the scene. Rendering with Physical, Only one camera. 1080 Scene. Camera is selected. Any body know whats going on here? Is there a default camera that is...

11 hours ago   read more
Re: CS4 user; trying to reload
by John Nelson in the Adobe After Effects Forum
Thanks for your prompt reply. I'm not sure I understand, exactly... The AE CS4 was originally purchased for installation on a G5 with Snow Leopard some years ago. I had no problem then with the installation. The same applied with Photoshop CS3. I am using the same discs now as...

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Re: Film Standards - Settings for Monitor, Project Properties, and Nvidia
by Mark Wilson in the VEGAS Pro Forum
1) Yes, performance issue. You may not be concerned now, but you probably will be ☺ 2) No. Not processing anything. Just DEFINING what is the white point and black point. Doesn't change the underlying data in any way. Sounds likes you are undertaking this journey for the first time,...

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Re: Converting multiple files with RAW to Log Conversion
by Oliver Peters in the Apple Final Cut Pro X Forum
Actually I just did a quick test. You can batch export straight from the browser if you have the free FrameIO extension. So, set the source clips to camera LUT = none. Select all the clips and use "share x clips" from the file menu. Pick the FrameIO Source preset....

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Re: Converting multiple files with RAW to Log Conversion
by Jeff Kirkland in the Apple Final Cut Pro X Forum
If ClipExporter doesn't work, you can achieve the same thing using Marquis Broadcast's Worx4 X app. ---- Jeff Kirkland | Video Producer & Cinematographer Hobart, Tasmania | Twitter: @jeffkirkland...

11 hours ago   read more
Using Lumetri color panel with multiple lumetri effects on a clip
by Joe Dearman in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Hi I've got several clips on my timeline that have 2 or 3 lumetri effects on them. I like the Lumetri Color Panel, its a neater way to make adjustments than adjusting things in the effects control panel, however, the problem I've got is that when I work on a...

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Re: Converting Upres'd 1080 Pro Res footage to 1080i 59.94 DNxHD
by Eric Santiago in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
And do you need the Avid codec for DNxHD/HR? I'm not sure if that comes with Adobe Premiere. In the past, I've had to download that from the Avid site....

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Re: Film Standards - Settings for Monitor, Project Properties, and Nvidia
by Roy Gregorio in the VEGAS Pro Forum
4) "Working in 32 bit is painful. At least edit in 8 bit then switch to 32 bit for colour work/ final render." I read this a lot, but don't really understand why. Although, this is actually what I am doing (editing in 8bit and color grading in 32bit). What...

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Re: Converting Upres'd 1080 Pro Res footage to 1080i 59.94 DNxHD
by Shane Ross in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
You are missing that 59.94i is 29.97 interlaced. The number before the letter refers to IMAGES per second. Since interlaced footage has two different fields in one frame...it is then 60 separate images, but running at 29.97fps. But when I create a new sequence, and look in the DNxHD list,...

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Re: How are you calibrating external SDI displays?
by Tero Ahlfors in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
I made a big effort post but apparently it disappeared so quick recap: You can either: -Put the LUT in a monitor if a monitor supports hardware LUTs eg. Flanders Scientific monitors, some Eizos/NECs/BenQs -Put the LUT somewhere in the signal chain eg. a LUT box or a monitoring LUT...

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Re: Cyborg Sound Effect
by Kevin Camin in the Studio Design Forum
Thanks for answering this! Sorry I thought this forum was 'Sound Design'. @_@ Best regards, Kevin Camin...

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Re: Cyborg Sound Effect
by Kevin Camin in the Audio Professionals Forum
Haha. Nevermind. I can't read. It's 'studio design'. Best regards, Kevin Camin...

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Re: Cyborg Sound Effect
by Kevin Camin in the Audio Professionals Forum
Thanks! https://forums.creativecow.net/studiodesign Best regards, Kevin Camin...

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Re: Using Puppet Pin Tools with Master Properties. Why won't it work?
by eric gradman in the Adobe After Effects Forum
This message is probably too late to help you, but I encountered this exact same problem. My solution was to create null objects alongside each of the puppet pins I wished to control as master properties. I linked each puppet pin position to the corresponding null position. (I wrapped the...

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Re: Trying to solve lag in CS4
by Jon Doughtie in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Here are a couple of possibilities. . . MP4 (which often is h.264 codec) is very processor intensive, and the i3 might not be up to the task. Based on your system description, it appears you only have a single hard drive, and you are trying to play back footage...

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Converting Upres'd 1080 Pro Res footage to 1080i 59.94 DNxHD
by Anthony Vieira in the Adobe Premiere Pro Forum
Hi there, I'm working with SD 3/4" Umatic footage that my company captured through a Teranex to 1080 Pro Res. The client needs DNxHD 1920x1080i at 59.94 - and I don't see an option to export out of Premiere will all of those options. Some of the codecs allow me...

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Re: Cyborg Sound Effect
by Ty Ford in the Audio Professionals Forum
Hello Kevin and welcome to the Cow Audio Forum. I didn't know we had a Sound Design Forum! Where is it? Regards, Ty Ford Cow Audio Forum Leader Want better production audio?: Ty Ford's Audio Bootcamp Field Guide Ty Ford Blog: Ty Ford's Blog...

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