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After seeing a lot of people talking about their gear online i figured it would be cool to start up a thread called Pimp My Gear that vfxtalkers can use to post pictures of their gear and pimp what they got! Please one post per person, but feel free to edit it to keep it updated if you like! Feel...
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Please could someone suggest a few render farm options on the market that I can use for final cut pro and after effects. I need to compress 1000 fcp timelines into quick time compressions and convert 400 digi beta tapes to pro res.
I have been working in 3D animation and effects for companies for about 9 years now. Most of the work I have done has involved 3D work in Maya and simple(ish) compositing in After Effects. Recently I began working on VFX gigs on my own and have quickly realized that what works...
Hi noob question. Can anyone recommend a good setup for a workstation that can handle Maya and compositing in nuke. I currently have quadro 3800 but Im not sure if I need shutter glasses or just polarized glasses. Do I need the 3d vision pro setup? Also whats a good production stereo monitor...
I'm playing with the idea to buy a second hand mac pro from ebay.
Do you guys have any experience with this? Are there any extra customs for second hand stuff from the US to EU?
i have 2k editing hardware with cineform as codec because of the si-2k shots.
but my playback has problems in frame dropping unless i downgrade the playback of my premiere to1/4 and lose a lot of data.
the playback on windows is okay.
...my system is in bellow descriptions:
cpu: intel xeon...
hi! everyone i want buy a new system with good config and my budget is 60 to 65 thousand (1400 $) .softwares nuke ,fusion .
which motherboard is best for our purpose AMD,INTEL or ASUS ?
graphic card ATI or Nvidia ?:confused:
I am planning to either make me a desktop or to assemble one through someone. Now my budget is $900. I want to run these programs, may 2-3 at the same time :
Adobe Photoshop,Adobe Illustrator,3d Max,Maya,After effects
Hey everyone... I was wondering if I could get some opinions/help on a new computer setup. I've got a desktop right now but it's pretty outdated and isn't up and running currently, and rather than fixing it, I'm thinking about getting an entirely new setup.
I haven't been keeping up too much...
i grew up on a mac interface but lately many studios are putting me on centOS linux machines. my biggest issue in adjusting has been the wacom tablet on these machines.
i work primarily in nuke and very very rarely use the mouse or keyboard. i normally like to set the tablet pen buttons to (alt...
So, I'm a freelance After Effects person that got into cinema 4d a few years ago. I'm currently running a Mac Pro 2.66 GHz Quad-Core Xeon with 6 GB of ram. I know, I know, not a lot of ram. But this machine is apparently optimized for 3 sticks of ram rather than all 4 slots being filled. And I...
Hi im a student who needs to buy a laptop im looking to learn and work as of now on the following software Maya, 3dsmax, Adobe suite, Nuke, Fusion, Boujou,ect..my prime focus will be on VFX i have a budget of £1300 and i have 2 laptops in mind Alienware M15x and Dell Precision M4500 both are...
hope you guys are doing great .... at my last post i got some great replies and advices whether my old laptop wd be enough for my new vfx project. I had been giving it some thoughts now and tried to find some good desktops, some refrubished with the money I have.
I wan to...
I want to have a general representation of how the final movie will look when compositing and editing.
Without going to major expense what would everyone suggest ? Would a bog standard 22" LCD do the job ?
I started off fx work back in the day with my trust VX2100E and did a variety of visual effects compositing work (greenscreening, camera tracking etc).
I'm looking to get back into my hobby and explore the realm of HD. I have a top-of-the-line 27inch i7 iMac for editing/compositing...
Hi everyone, I have a question regarding software to hardware.
I have a Macbook Pro with the Intel Core i7 (2.66 GHz) processor and 4GB of RAM (soon to be upgrading to 8GB).
I was wondering if this is suitable enough to run Maya, Matchmover, Compositing programs, etc? I'm going to be studying...
i want to buy good computer and my range is 3000$
i work big project in AE cs5 and nuke sometime cinema4d and i work full hd
i want a goood computer
what good to ME
EVGA Classified SR-2 (Super Record 2) Motherboard 270-WS-W555-A1 (are there any board best than this)
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Hi to all. it feels gud to b back. after a long hiatus.
Guys/gals, i have a query. Kindly help me.
I a vfx artist and has bought a laptop for my personal use . I want to use software like maya, max, fusion, and others. My issue is that can i use pirated software on genuine OS like Windows...
If anyone here uses the Intuos 4 maybe you can help me.
Im finding that in photoshop the pressure i use on my pen is affecting brush flow (i think is the word... >.> blanking out. If i go light the line is very thin, the harder i press the larger it gets to maximum brush size) though i seem to...
Hey guys, buyin a macbook pro done to the teeth. I'm wondering if I should get final cut installed with it. Ido have the money, but obviously don't wanna waste it :P ill be using nuke, maya, houdini, syntheyes, and posssibly after effects. Is final cut worth having plus these? I've never used it....
Okay so I know there is no "Best" but I mean out of these two:
A. Apples Magic Track Pad - This really intrigues me, seem easy, quick, and more efficient than a mouse (Obviously will be used for VFX)
B. Apples Magic Mouse - This mouse seems kinda cool for what it is.
Im looking for...
Hey guys, so im starting a post graduate course at Seneca with thier VFT program.
I have a pretty beast computer (quad core i7 processors, 12gb ddr3 ram, 1.5tb harddrive, and a 5770 hd liquid cooled video card)
However this is a gaming card.
My computer runs the editing rather well, i havent had...
HI guys Im in a bit over my head here and I could really use your advice.
The thing is Im just breaking into the whole vfx industry and just been offered my first real freelance assignment. Its a commercial shot with a red camera at 4k. I know i have the know-how to pull this of but im not so sure...
we are working with 2k, 10 bit, dpx files, for color grading (single stream)
We will be working on Resolve on Mac (yep, we have a tight budget ;) )
I have seen 2k dpx realtime with Resolve on Mac at IBC using around 8 nodes of color correction and it was still realtime, so it should be...
One more thing. Ive never used a mac before so i need some help with this answer.
If i have after effects, maya, etc on my macbook, and then have an editing studio at home (likely end up being that the pc is not quite as fast as the macbook but can handle it very well and is more comfortable)...
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