Learn how to create a cool inflated text effects using the pressure parameter in C4D in this 2 part tutorial from Helloluxx. And don’t miss MAXON’s Santa Sidegrade Sale!
Emanuele Niri describes how the amazing opening and closing titles for ‘Trojan horse was a Unicorn’ were made using RealFlow.
Dave Prindle created this adorable piece, The Snow Monster, for ArtPrize 2015 in Grand Rapids, MI. He placed in the top 25 for time-based entries, which is great, but he has MUCH bigger projects on the horizon.
Sep 15, 2015
Directed by Jon Favreau and with visual effects by Legacy Effects, MPC, The Imaginarium Studios and Weta Digital, The Jungle Book is like nothing I’ve ever seen! It’s CGI and live action and looks so realistic! It won’t be out until April 15, 2016, but the trailer was just released.
Sep 11, 2015
Yes, you heard that right! Khan Academy has teamed up with Pixar to bring you ‘Pixar In a Box’. Here’s the press release.
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.
Did you miss something at SIGGRAPH? Want a recap? MAXON has archived the live stream videos they recorded at this years SIGGRAPH, for your viewing pleasure. This batch features Marc Potocnik demonstrating how he used the C4DR17 Take System and Variation shader in television documentary VFX, while Athanassios Pozantsis thoroughly explains the C4D R17 Take System and Houdini Engine integration.
Did you miss something at SIGGRAPH? Want a recap? MAXON has archived the live stream videos they recorded at this year’s SIGGRAPH, for your viewing pleasure. Technical directors show how Cinema 4D’s character and simulation tools simplify animation work. Bret Bays, a TD at Disney Animation, explains how C4D enabled him to streamline processes for The Ottoman Project. He also demonstrates how Cinema 4D makes defining joint weights far less tedious.
Aug 24, 2015
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There are some cool new 3D technologies to help med students learn without cadavers, and to give doctors a real 3D look at your insides. Imagine the video applications of these technologies. They can at least inspire some visual effects for sci-fi scenes in future medical labs.
With the exciting news of the New Horizon arriving at Pluto tomorrow, it seemed like a great day to explore some ways of creating space elements, since you can’t exactly go out there and shoot them yourself. Check out this beautiful piece from Claud Autret utilizing Mettle SkyBox, Trapcode Particular and Video Copilot Element 3D in Adobe After Effects and the gorgeous title sequence from Raoul Marks, made using MAXON CINEMA 4D.