The Toolfarm Report Halloween 2011 Edition

News Oct 31, 2011 at 09:21 AM

Free Halloween Presets, Free Automatic Duck software, Tutorials & Tips and a fantastic review of ScreenFlow 3.

Free Preset - Happy Halloween Pumpkin

Angie Taylor made a spilling Halloween pumpikin preset using Trapcode Form and Trapcode Shine. Click the link above to watch the video sample and download the freebie. She has more free Halloween presets on her blog, like blood spatter. Thanks Angie!!  Trapcode Shine is also on sale this week - regularly $99, now only $40. Save over 60% through Nov 3rd, 2011. If you have never tried Shine or Form, download free demos here

Automatic Duck software for free!

Wes Plate of Automatic Duck has moved onto a new job with Adobe and has made the Automatic Duck software for transfering between NLE's and After Effects - Pro Import AE, Pro Export FCP and Pro Import FCP -  free. Thanks Wes! And good luck on your new endeavors. 

How they Made Film Credits 

Peter Wiggins (PeterWiggins) of idustrial revolution posted an interesting photo to Twitter. Man, that looks like a lot of work!

Last Week in After Effects

Rich Young's AE Portal on ProVideo Coalition has lots of good stuff including a blurb on Automatic Duck, a bunch of great tutorials and more. Check it out. It's a lot of content.

Telestream ScreenFlow 3 Review - Gets 5.0 out of 5 Mice on MacWorld!

I can attest, it's a great product. If you're doing any screen capturing, tutorials, etc, this is a must have product. Download a free demo of ScreenFlow 3 or Buy ScreenFlow here for just $94.05 ($99 but just $94.05 with Toolfarm's 5% everyday discount.)

CMG Hidden Gems: Chapter 44 - Prerendering & Proxies

Chris & Trish Meyer give another selection from their book Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects. They explain what a proxy is and what it does and how they can help you speed up your workflow. 

Adobe Photoshop CS5 Hidden Gem: Lens Correction

Not related to The Meyer's Hidden Gems, check out this tutorial on Photoshop.com Blog. Very useful information.

Posted by Michele Yamazaki