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Info and Compatibility: Adobe After Effects & Premiere Pro CC 2015

Info and Compatibility: Adobe After Effects & Premiere Pro CC 2015
Posted on Aug 18, 2015 - 06:05 AM

With every major release of host software, we keep an updated list for compatibility and technical information. Please bookmark this post. It will be updated as we receive new information.

Sale: Avid Media Composer Subscription 40% OFF!

Sale: Avid Media Composer Subscription 40% OFF!
Posted on Sep 03, 2015 - 01:20 PM

Now through September 30th, subscription to Avid Media Composer and save over 40%, plus get 6 months of TotalFX for free, and a 21-day all-access pass to Studio Backlot.

News: The Foundry live from SIGGRAPH 2015 Videos

News: The Foundry live from SIGGRAPH 2015 Videos
Posted on Sep 03, 2015 - 07:06 AM

Did you miss the fun and excitement at Foundry’s booth during SIGGRAPH 2015?  No worries. The Foundry has archived the videos of their big announcements and presentations for your viewing pleasure.

News: Special characters in DaVinci Resolve bin names cause contents to disappear

News: Special characters in DaVinci Resolve bin names cause contents to disappear
Posted on Sep 03, 2015 - 03:41 AM

“There’s a bug in the DaVinci Resolve 12 beta that can cause the contents of a bin to disappear if certain characters are used in the bin name.” - Digital Rebellion

Review: iZotope’s RX Final Mix

Review: iZotope’s RX Final Mix
Posted on Sep 03, 2015 - 03:39 AM

Ron DiCesare, on postPerspective, gives a detailed review of iZotope’s Final Mix, the newest member of the RX family of post production tools.  Read an excerpt here and follow the links to the full article.

Midweek Motivation: RealFlow Case Study: Gatorade | Fuel the Fire

Midweek Motivation: RealFlow Case Study: Gatorade | Fuel the Fire
Posted on Sep 03, 2015 - 03:00 AM

Learn how RealFlow powered the fluid that powered the Soccer stars Lionel Messi and James Rodriguez in the Gatorade commercial Fuel the Fire.

New: MAXON Cinema 4D R17 Now Available!

New: MAXON Cinema 4D R17 Now Available!
Posted on Sep 03, 2015 - 02:39 AM

The wait is over, folks! MAXON Cinema 4D R17 is now shipping!

News: Grass Valley Previews First Feature Release of EDIUS 8

News: Grass Valley Previews First Feature Release of EDIUS 8
Posted on Sep 02, 2015 - 08:53 AM

Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, announces the first feature release of the 8.x version of its editing platform, EDIUS, designed for broadcast news, professional editing studios, event videographers and even home users.

Midweek Motivation: Math and Movies (Animation at Pixar)

Midweek Motivation: Math and Movies (Animation at Pixar)
Posted on Sep 02, 2015 - 08:04 AM

How does Pixar make it’s animations look so smooth?  It’s not magic, it’s math.  It’s all in the numbers!

Midweek Motivations: Turtles can now dance, thanks to ZBrush!

Midweek Motivations: Turtles can now dance, thanks to ZBrush!
Posted on Sep 02, 2015 - 07:03 AM

ZBrush Central member and ZBrush artist Sven Rabe recently shared the work he did for a television commercial.

C4D Spotlight: MoGraph Tracer Object

C4D Spotlight: MoGraph Tracer Object
Posted on Sep 02, 2015 - 06:41 AM

I have a big list of topics that I’d like to cover in CINEMA 4D as I’m learning it. What better time to start a new series! I’m calling this C4D Spotlight and the first is meant to give you some ideas on what you can do with the MoGraph Tracer Object

Sale: iZotope BreakTweaker and Stutter Edit Now On Sale!

Sale: iZotope BreakTweaker and Stutter Edit Now On Sale!
Posted on Sep 02, 2015 - 05:50 AM

Now through September 30th, 2015 you can save big on iZotope BreakTweaker and Stutter Edit!

Midweek Motivations: Marvel’s Marvelous VFX

Midweek Motivations: Marvel’s Marvelous VFX
Posted on Sep 02, 2015 - 03:12 AM

Marvel Studios has had tremendous success with it’s Cinematic Universe. See how they work up some of their silver screen magic!

Tutorial: Substance Painter Texturing for beginners

Tutorial: Substance Painter Texturing for beginners
Posted on Sep 02, 2015 - 02:28 AM

New to Substance?  You need to check out this great tutorial series by Allegorithmic that is a complete, self-paced course for beginners, for learning how to texture using Substance Painter.

News: MAXON SIGGRAPH 2015 Rewind, Batch 3: Film Visual Effects

News: MAXON SIGGRAPH 2015 Rewind, Batch 3: Film Visual Effects
Posted on Sep 01, 2015 - 09:46 AM

See how top Cinema 4D artists achieve outstanding visual effects for films and shorts in live presentations from Siggraph 2015. Cantina Creative shows how they used Cinema 4D to deliver Ironman’s HUD in Avengers: Age of Ultron and dramatic car crashes in Need For Speed. John Johnson demonstrates his visual effects work in the indie feature One and Two. Patrick Longstreth, Eric Demeusy and Andy Lefton show practical C4D techniques they used to add visual effects in outstanding self-directed short films.

News: Boris FX / Imagineer to Showcase New Tools for Visual Effects, Image Restoration at #IBC2015

News: Boris FX / Imagineer to Showcase New Tools for Visual Effects, Image Restoration at #IBC2015
Posted on Sep 01, 2015 - 09:25 AM

Boris Continuum Complete 10 delivers powerful mocha tracking & masking tools to Avid & Adobe Editors.

Sale: Imagineer Mocha Plus Upgrade Sale / Boris Image Restoration - Toolfarm Exclusive

Sale: Imagineer Mocha Plus Upgrade Sale / Boris Image Restoration - Toolfarm Exclusive
Posted on Sep 01, 2015 - 06:22 AM

Upgrade to mocha Plus 4 and / or purchase Boris Continuum Unit - Image Restoration for only $99! Only at Toolfarm, for a limited time.

News: Maxon’s SIGGRAPH Rewinds, Batch 4

News: Maxon’s SIGGRAPH Rewinds, Batch 4
Posted on Sep 01, 2015 - 04:17 AM

Learn how Cinema 4D’s complete toolset comes together to create stunning Motion Graphics in Siggraph 2015 presentations from Tim Clapham of HelloLuxx, Sekani Solomon of Imaginary Forces, Lucas-James Schumacher of Moment Factory, and GreyscaleGorilla’s Nick Campbell and Chris Schmidt.

Free Webinars! Calendar updated. #vfx

Free Webinars! Calendar updated. #vfx
Posted on Sep 01, 2015 - 04:00 AM

Can’t keep track upcoming webinars? This page is dedicated to webinars from our vendors that you may want to see. We will update this weekly or as often as needed so bookmark this page.

Tutorial Tuesday: thinkingParticles 6.2 Shockwave Tutorial!

Tutorial Tuesday: thinkingParticles 6.2 Shockwave Tutorial!
Posted on Sep 01, 2015 - 03:35 AM

Fabian Buckreus has put together this great tutorial for Cebas thinkingParticles!

News: Shane Ross shows Avid Media Composer version 8.4’s New Features

News: Shane Ross shows Avid Media Composer version 8.4’s New Features
Posted on Aug 31, 2015 - 07:28 AM

Shane Ross showed off the latest Avid features at the Los Angeles Creative Pro User Group (LACPUG) meeting on August 26.

News: ZBrush 4R7 Trial Now Available!

News: ZBrush 4R7 Trial Now Available!
Posted on Aug 31, 2015 - 06:32 AM

Test drive the power of ZBrush 4R7 for 45 days, with no restrictions! This Trial will give you full use of all ZBrush features including import, saving and export. It can even be used with the Trial version of the ZBrush to KeyShot Bridge.

Update: Pomfort Silverstack 4.2 is now available

Update: Pomfort Silverstack 4.2 is now available
Posted on Aug 31, 2015 - 05:57 AM

Silverstack 4.2 adds new features and tons of enhancements.

Sale Ending: Last Chance to get MAXON C4D R17 for Free

Sale Ending: Last Chance to get MAXON C4D R17 for Free
Posted on Aug 31, 2015 - 02:40 AM

Get the MAXON Service Agreement at no extra charge for an entire year with your purchase or upgrade to a full version of Cinema 4D R16.  HURRY! This offer ends today at 1pm PST!!

Freebie: ButtCapper 1.0

Freebie: ButtCapper 1.0
Posted on Aug 28, 2015 - 04:44 AM

Yes, that’s really the name for this quite useful Adobe After Effects script.  ButtCapper is an easy one click solution for changing stroke caps and joins in AE. And did I mention, it’s free?

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