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brassi
12-14-2011, 12:53 PM
hello there, here is my demoreel so far.

I hope there wont be any h.264 caused gammashift(it seems my vimeo screen looks ok)

softwares used:
Maya,Houdini,Nuke,Vue,Photoshop.

All critics are wellcome.

http://vimeo.com/33650115

nfrancisj
12-14-2011, 10:39 PM
Pretty cool houdini explosions!
The h264 gamma issue has a fix... you have to go into the vid channel and set the transparency to straight alpha.

Nice work!

Cheers!

nfrancisj
12-14-2011, 10:41 PM
http://www.videocopilot.net/blog/2008/06/fix-quicktime-gamma-shift/

Using mp4 or h.264 when compressing through QuickTime can make the final video look washed out. This is a common problem that seemed to have no solution… until now. The gamma shift can actually be fixed inside QuickTime Pro without re-compressing your video by simply changing a few settings.

SOLUTION: After rendering into a QuickTime/h.264 file, open it up in QuickTime and select “Show Movie Properties.” Highlight the video track then click on the “Visual Settings” tab. Towards the bottom left you should see “Transparency” with a drop-down box next to it. Select “Blend” from the menu then move the “Transparency Level” slider to 100%. Choose “Straight Alpha” from the same drop-down and close the properties window and finally “Save.”

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