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Overlaying Images on top of each other so they both show

I would like to show an animation of an transparent image being overlaid on top of another image, But have both images show on the screen at the same time. The first image would be on the screen then ...
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Video rendering time is measured in man-hours. How is that calculated?

I know that man-hours are used as a unit to measure time in things like modelling and other work actually done by people, but I also hear man-hours used to refer to graphics rendering time. How is ...
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After Effects render on AWS EC2

I want to render my After Effects projects on an EC2 Windows AMI for better performance, but they only allow Windows Server editions which are no supported by Adobe. Will it work if I install After ...
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What software to use for lighting and rendering 3d animation shorts?

I am new to 3d animation. I have always wanted to make 3d animation shorts (cartoons) and have now made the plunge. Over the past few months I have learnt to model, rig and animate characters ...
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Video from still images - Zooming

I am completing a school project on distributed computing. I have been granted access to a Blue Gene super computer to run an algorithm to create static Mandelbrot set images. I have the algorithm ...
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Rendering video from Photoshop CS6 leaves background grey where it should be white

On export of an animation from Photoshop, the rendered video has a grey background where it should be white. We have tried multiple settings and documents and nothing we've tried works. These are ...
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After Effects quality drops

I am trying to make a animation. There is a 3D animation which is sharp, I need to put some layers over it with descriptions about some parts that are shown. The original video is extremly sharp, but ...
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How to parent a mask to another element in AfterFX?

I have this video whereby text is revealed one letter after another. A text cursor is moving along with each letter to simulate the fact of writing the text on a word processor. I have separate ...
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Want to Start 2D 3D Animation Studio

I am a newly retired person (40 years old). I always loved animation and have some experience in 3D modelling (using 3Ds max). Now after retirement I want to start my own freelance animated video ...
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What tool should I use to animate text on an EXTREMELY high resolution “screen”?

I need to make a video with extrodinary dimensions. The "screen" will have to be large enough to hold a very large amount of text and diagrams.... say 20,000 By 20,000 pixels. The text is going to ...
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What is good software for building 2D parallax videos?

I am wanting opinions for the best software to put together 2D parallax video content, using flat images, etc. What do you suggest? P.S. Could not create the tags parallax or 2d (rep). Sorry for the ...
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How to change active camera in after effects ( or render a different camera )

I added a camera to my comp, however, when I render it uses the active camera, and not camera1. How do I Either make camera1 my active camera, or make it so that I can render out camera1
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Options to speed up Hobbyist Rendering?

How can I speed up hobbyist animation-rendering project? It would be cool to see things faster, I use tools such as Blender.