Archives for January 2008

SFCutters in less than 24 Hours!

Yes, I’m up late preparing. I’ll be presenting this evening at Adobe’s SF headquarters, along with Stu Maschwitz and Bob Donlon. You can sign up to join us (and do say hello if you’re a reader of this blog, fxphd-er, or we share anything important like a favorite 90’s Hollywood comedy (hmm, well, tie actually […]

31 January 2008 | after effects | No Comments

Camera Stabilization in AE (a gift from AE CS3 Studio Techniques)

The latest episode of fxguide TV includes a 5 minute segment from me at the end describing in a nutshell how to stabilize a moving camera in After Effects, a technique that is more thoroughly documented in the book. Watch High Bandwidth Episode | Watch Low Bandwidth Episode My bit is in the last five […]

27 January 2008 | after effects, training | No Comments

Prep, Shoot, Post-its

Readers of this blog may also be aware of Eric Escobar’s blog Prep, Shoot, Post. Last week he described prep, shoot and post on a rather ambitious green-screen commercial project and it just so happens I’m the vfx supervisor. I’m a little late to the party and suddenly realized I should blog about little things […]

25 January 2008 | after effects | No Comments

AE 8.0.2 Yes! QT 7.4 No!

Unless you’re one of my parents, you can probably decode that. Here is a list of everything fixed in the latest dot-build of AE. Particularly welcome in this build will be that QuickTime Legacy settings are now on by default. Adobe has wised up and no longer assumes that QuickTime won’t completely screw users with […]

22 January 2008 | after effects, news | Comments Off on AE 8.0.2 Yes! QT 7.4 No!

Me: Live, Prerecorded (and i.s.o. Feedback)

I’ll be appearing in the Peachpit booth next Thursday January 17 at Macworld at 4 pm; if you’ll be at the show checking out whatever earthshaking development surfaces that week by all means come say hello and check out my little presentation illuminating why realistic compositing is essential to civilization as we know it. If […]

10 January 2008 | after effects, news | Comments Off on Me: Live, Prerecorded (and i.s.o. Feedback)




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