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1st time Chromanator User Needs Help

Posted: Wed, 28th Jul 2004, 1:44am

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LionHeart

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Hey, hows it going? I'm using the Adobe Primere Pro Software and I found some backdrops on the SciFiD site for my Star Wars Fan Film. Problem is, I've never done Chromakeying before so I don't know how it works.

I downloaded a backdrop file and the .zip file opened up and when i opened them they were lines, codes, etc....can i use these with my software or do I have to have a video file to do it.

Could someone help me out? I'd really appreciate it.
Posted: Wed, 28th Jul 2004, 1:49am

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AndrewtheActorMan

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What was the file format of these files?

They were probably 3d program files like 3ds, max, lwo, pz3

Andrew biggrin
Posted: Wed, 28th Jul 2004, 1:50am

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LionHeart

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AndrewtheActorMan wrote:

What was the file format of these files?

They were probably 3d program files like 3ds, max, lwo, pz3

Andrew biggrin
Yeah, yeah they were. 3Ds, MAX and LW 5.x
Posted: Wed, 28th Jul 2004, 1:57am

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LionHeart

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So do you think I can do this? I found this awesome backdrop of the Millenium Falcon that I could use only if I could get some help since I'm new at this...
Posted: Wed, 28th Jul 2004, 2:00am

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LionHeart

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I have a tutorial up for Video backdrops.

You know? How you have Video 1 is your backdrop and Video 2 is your original actor in front of blue screen video.

But the question is that can i use these backdrops on the SciFi3D site?
Posted: Wed, 28th Jul 2004, 2:12am

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LionHeart

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Anyone wanna help me? Please?

Did I mention that this FanFilm is a senior project that needs to be done in order for me to graduate? So I reeeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaaaallllllllllllyyyyyyyy need to learn how to do this....
Posted: Wed, 28th Jul 2004, 2:35am

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Hybrid-Halo

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I don't see why you are posting this. This is the Chromanator help forums and you are not a registered chromanator user on these forums.

So where does chromanator come into this? It doesn't.

Read the forum name, and then post. Take your prancing around the millenium falcon elsewhere fanboy.
Posted: Wed, 28th Jul 2004, 2:52am

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Evman

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calm down. dont sound so whiny. when is this project due?
Posted: Wed, 28th Jul 2004, 10:07am

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Simon K Jones

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The files you are trying to use are for 3D programs. You won't have much luck with them in Premiere or Chromanator. You'll need to use a 3D program to light and render them properly before putting them into your shot.