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#1 David

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Posted 07 September 2007 - 01:26 AM

Hey Guys,

Do you think it would be possible to make a screensaver with the CNNi globe and CNN stripe, globe spinning... would there be enough footage to mash together to even make that?

That would be really awsome, and something I may pursue further, what are your thoughts?

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Posted 12 September 2007 - 09:44 PM

I would also love if there was a CNN spinning globe screensaver. It's one of the best graphics I've seen for a newscast, and I would love to have it on my PC.

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Posted 12 September 2007 - 11:03 PM

I would also love if there was a CNN spinning globe screensaver. It's one of the best graphics I've seen for a newscast, and I would love to have it on my PC.

I would love to have that aswell, it should be a CNNFan project ;P

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Posted 14 December 2008 - 06:02 PM

I know this thread is a tad bit old, but I just wanted to point you guys towards this screen saver for the Mac.

http://www.zugakousa... ... be-view-jp

It was written in Quartz Composer and actually grabs headlines from CNN.com to place over the spinning globe.

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Posted 14 December 2008 - 06:53 PM

I know this thread is a tad bit old, but I just wanted to point you guys towards this screen saver for the Mac.

http://www.zugakousa... ... be-view-jp

It was written in Quartz Composer and actually grabs headlines from CNN.com to place over the spinning globe.


That's an excellent find! The only problem is that I can't figure out how to put it in System Preferences to make it my screensaver.

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Posted 15 December 2008 - 05:53 AM

I know this thread is a tad bit old, but I just wanted to point you guys towards this screen saver for the Mac.

http://www.zugakousa... ... be-view-jp

It was written in Quartz Composer and actually grabs headlines from CNN.com to place over the spinning globe.


That's an excellent find! The only problem is that I can't figure out how to put it in System Preferences to make it my screensaver.


Macintosh HD -> System -> Library -> Screen Savers -> Paste CNNGlobe.gtz

It should be in your control panel as an option after you do this.

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Posted 08 April 2009 - 12:19 AM

Hey guys, I know this is an old topic, but I decided to tackle the challenge of recreating the CNNi globe in After Effects. It's not perfect, but it's as good as I can seem to get it. This is the globe with the location pulses and linear wipes of white that they use on plasmas with show names or as backgrounds. I can also make the globe itself spinning with no effects if anybody wants it. Enjoy.

http://www.filefacto... ... be-wFX_mov

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Posted 08 April 2009 - 01:12 AM

Wow, Paul, that is spot on! That looks almost exactly like the real thing! Very well done!

If anybody wants to use this as a screensaver, you can use it with this plugin: http://s.sudre.free....eHollywood.html

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Posted 08 April 2009 - 02:21 AM

Thanks Charles! I appreciate it. :-)

And thanks for that plugin too, I was wondering how to get it on a screensaver.

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Posted 08 April 2009 - 02:59 AM

Looks real nice. Nice work. Have it in higher definition?

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Posted 08 April 2009 - 04:40 AM

Fantastic job, Paul! Brilliant!

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Posted 08 April 2009 - 09:32 PM

Fantastic job, Paul! Brilliant!

Thanks Morphium!

Looks real nice. Nice work. Have it in higher definition?


How much higher definition are you looking for, resolution-wise?

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Posted 29 June 2009 - 06:03 AM

This was great Paul. Thanks so much. A very professional job!

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Posted 30 June 2009 - 07:01 PM

How much higher definition are you looking for, resolution-wise?


Hello Paul, sorry for cutting you off there. Perhaps something like 1440 x 900?

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Posted 07 July 2009 - 10:09 PM

Thx for the CNNi style clip!
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Posted 18 October 2009 - 02:05 AM

Wow, nice screensaver. Good work, Paul!

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 09:59 PM

can anyone post the link again? Since i got a mac, i'm willing to give it another go! :)


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