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Couple quick questions about ALAMDV logo in movie & mudd

Posted: Sun, 15th Aug 2004, 4:50am

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Dawg

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First thing, I recall somewhere that the AlamDV crew wished that filmmakers using their software to include an AlamDV logo screen in the credits. Where can I find that logo or can I just list AlamDV in the credits without it?

Also, I have noticed that when I render my effects in AlamDV and put them back in the movie, the scenes with the effects are at a really low looking resolution, as if the colors are washed out. I rendered it WITHOUT compression I believe. I don't know about the 32-bit color, could that be it?

Thanks guys!

-Dawg
Posted: Sun, 15th Aug 2004, 5:09am

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Serpent

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Try it, but make sure you do an uncompressed avi. Not a .mov. Export over green and key it out later.
Posted: Sun, 15th Aug 2004, 5:09am

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Dawg wrote:

First thing, I recall somewhere that the AlamDV crew wished that filmmakers using their software to include an AlamDV logo screen in the credits. Where can I find that logo or can I just list AlamDV in the credits without it?
I dont think you need to put in a logo screen.

Are you sure you rendered it without compression. 32-bit colour wont have anything to do with the quality.
Posted: Sun, 15th Aug 2004, 5:11am

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But muzzle flahes etc. wont key out nicely youll have to export them onto black and use a composite mode like screen or add.
Posted: Sun, 15th Aug 2004, 2:00pm

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Dawg

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...that I have to export the fx onto either a green or black screen instead of the video!? Then I need to import and add it to the video later!!?

To tell you the truth, why would I even need to use AlamDV when I can just do that with Adobe Premiere Pro to begin with? I mean, not to sound rude or anything, but that is kind of goofy to go to all that trouble when I can just paste the effect from the get go in another program.

But, I guess the effect wouldn't be specially made for the scene since AlamDV does allow you to rotate, and strench it. (Of course, you can do that in any paint program as well.)

Hmmm...

-Dawg
Posted: Sun, 15th Aug 2004, 3:29pm

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rmw

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You dont have to export it on green or black. AlamDV was made to put it on the footage directly.
Are you still having the resolution problems?
Posted: Fri, 29th Oct 2004, 8:32am

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haklia

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Hi,
I have seen in a tutorial that the FX has been made with AlamDV, then exported with a black (or green, or...) background, then added to the video in Chromanator.
Is this method better than exporting the FX WITH the video as the background ?

Thanks a lot
Posted: Sat, 30th Oct 2004, 8:21pm

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Klut

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Haklia: It's good to export it on a black background if you want to light upp the room (etc) to. Like the muzzelflash or lightsaber clash lights upp the room.
Posted: Mon, 1st Nov 2004, 9:28pm

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haklia

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ok, thanks