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  • Sale Ending: FXHome HitFilm Pro 15% Off and PhotoKey Pro 20% Off - Sale Ends Jan. 31, 2018

    Jan 30, 2018 FXHOME HitFilm Pro, FXHOME PhotoKey Pro

    Save 15% on the all-in-one editor, compositor and VFX powerhouse, HitFilm Pro. And save 20% on the world’s leading green screen software, PhotoKey Pro. But hurry, this sale ends Wednesday, January 31, 2018.

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  • Tutorial: Chroma keying, Masking, and More Using Vegas Pro and Continuum

    Jan 23, 2018 Boris Continuum - Annual Subscription, Boris Continuum - Perpetual License, Boris Continuum - Upgrade and Support Plan

    Boris Continuum 11 came out recently and in this tutorial, Dan Harvey gives an overview of how the keying and masking tools work in Vegas Pro.

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  • Big Screen Effects: Loving Vincent with Making Of + Behind the Scenes

    Jan 03, 2018 RE:Vision Effects Video Gogh, Red Giant ToonIt, Sheffield Softworks Artitude

    Loving Vincent, written and directed by filmmakers by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman, is the world’s first fully painted feature film. I saw it over the weekend and it is a gorgeous film which takes place the year after Vincent Van Gogh died and explores what happened to him in his last days. Loving Vincent is up for Best Motion Picture - Animated and also a likely contender for an Oscar nomination, announced later this month.

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  • Midweek Motivations: Holograms in New Dimensions in Testimony and Full “116 Cameras” Documentary

    Jan 03, 2018

    This is a very interesting use of interactive hologram technology to preserve the stories of Holocaust survivors, many who are in their 70s and 80s. Anne Frank’s stepsister, 88-year-old Eva Schloss, a survivor of Auschwitz, has been made into a hologram so that future generations may hear her moving story. The film was shown in New York during Eyewitness: Presenting the Holocaust on Film.

     

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  • Sale: FXHome HitFilm Pro 15% Off and PhotoKey Pro 20% Off - Now through January 31, 2018.

    Jan 01, 2018 FXHOME HitFilm Pro, FXHOME HitFilm Studio, FXHOME PhotoKey Pro

    Save 15% on the all-in-one editor, compositor and VFX powerhouse, HitFilm Pro. And save 20% on the world’s leading green screen software, PhotoKey Pro. Now through January 31, 2018.

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  • New/Update: 3 FxFactory Products from Zoetrope, Hawaiki and CineFlare

    Dec 08, 2017 CineFlare Kinetic Text Effects for FCPX, FxFactory Pro, Hawaiki Keyer

    Zoetrope Halo Bender is a new product, while Hawaki Keyer has been updated to v4 and CineFlare Kinetic Text updated to v2.

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  • Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sale: FXHOME PhotoKey 8 - 50% Off Now thru Nov. 30, 2017

    Nov 23, 2017 FXHOME PhotoKey Pro

    Get the world’s leading green screen software, PhotoKey 8, at 50% off now through November 30, 2017.

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  • New: Boris Continuum 11 for Avid AVX and Adobe Released

    Oct 16, 2017 Boris Continuum - Annual Subscription, Boris Continuum - Perpetual License, Boris Continuum - Upgrade and Support Plan

    The latest update features Primatte Studio, VR Unit, Title Studio Templates, new filters, and more! Boris Continuum really is the Swiss Army Knife of plug-ins!

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  • Webinar: Boris FX: Discover What’s New in Boris Continuum 11 for Avid - October 12, 2017

    Oct 11, 2017

    1 day left to register! Don’t miss out on seeing what’s new in Continuum 11. Featuring Academy Award-nominated chroma key tech, Thursday October 12, 2017 at 1pm EDT.

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  • Inspirations: Honda - Dream Makers

    Jul 20, 2017 Autodesk Flame

    This 90-second spot from W+K London is a tribute all of you filmmakers out there, and it’s INCREDIBLE. It’s a mix of hand drawn storyboards, 3D, on-set shots of green screen, and more.

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  • Midweek Motivations: LeCoste ‘Timeless’ with Making Of Video

    Jul 12, 2017 Autodesk Arnold Render, Autodesk Maya, Autodesk Maya LT

    Timeless is the most recent Lacoste short film directed by Wanda’s Seb Edwards for agency BETC Paris. The story is about a romance between a woman and man that connects them over time. The effects include lots of green screen and CG trains and sets. It’s impressive!

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  • Sale: FXHOME Summer Sale - Up to 33% Off - Now through July 4th, 2017

    Jun 30, 2017 FXHOME HitFilm Pro, FXHome Ignite Pro, FXHOME PhotoKey Pro

    Save 33% off PhotoKey, the fast and powerful green screen removal software. Save 15% off HitFilm, the professional video editing and compositing software. This sale is going on now through Tuesday, July 4, 2017.

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  • Sales Ending Today, March 31 at Toolfarm

    Mar 31, 2017 Avid Media Composer Software - Perpetual License, e-on Plant Factory Studio, e-on Software Vue xStream

    There are a lot of sales that end today.  Don’t miss your chance to get great savings from FXHome, e-on Software, Avid, Chaos Group, NewBlueFX, and iZotope.

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  • Sale: FXHome PhotoKey 8 Pro - 50% Off - 4 Days Only

    Mar 28, 2017 FXHOME PhotoKey Pro

    You only have 4 days to join the pros and invest in PhotoKey 8 Pro for only $149.50, now through March 31, 2017.

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  • NAB 2017: Products Roadmap Announced Major New Versions of Sapphire & Continuum

    Mar 02, 2017 Boris Mocha Pro or Mocha VR Support Contract (Annual), Boris Mocha VR, Sapphire - Annual Subscriptions

    Boris FX says, “We’re previewing major new versions of Sapphire and Continuum at NAB featuring significant updates in keying, licensing, tracking, and 360/VR. Our engineers are busy working on your top requested new features. We can’t wait to show you tech demos in our Booth SL6824, April 24-27, in sunny Las Vegas!”

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  • Midweek Motivations: VFX Games - The Art of Compositing

    Feb 15, 2017

    Roy Peker talks about visual effects. If you have a tough time explaining to your grandma what it is you actually do, show them this video! It’s informative and also entertaining.

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  • In Depth: Keying and Background Removal in Photoshop, Part 2: Primatte Chromakey

    Feb 14, 2017 Adobe Photoshop CC for Teams & Businesses, Digital Anarchy Primatte Chromakey for Photoshop

    Part 2 of this multipart series on background removal covers Digital Anarchy’s Primatte Chromakey and how to use it with Photoshop for the best workflow possible.

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  • In Depth: Keying and Background Removal in Photoshop, Part 1: The Pre-Process

    Feb 13, 2017 ABSoft Neat Image, Adobe Photoshop CC for Teams & Businesses, Green Screen Made Easy: Keying and Compositing Techniques for Indie Filmmakers 2nd Edition

    If you’re working with still photography, it’s often necessary to cut someone out of the background to place them into a new scene or to add special effects.  While there is no specific “Chroma Key Tool” that is built into Photoshop, it still has great tools for removing the background and other elements from an image, non-destructively.

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  • New: Green Screen Made Easy: 2nd Edition Out Now!

    Nov 04, 2016 Green Screen Made Easy: Keying and Compositing Techniques for Indie Filmmakers 2nd Edition

    Up your skill set and take your green screen work to a whole new level.  Toolfarm’s own Michele Yamazaki Terpstra, along with Jeremy T. Hanke, have just released the 2nd edition of their book “Green Screen Made Easy: Keying and Compositing Techniques for Indie Filmmakers.”

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  • In Depth: Keying: Part 5: Hawaiki Keyer

    Oct 31, 2016 Adobe After Effects CC for Teams & Businesses, Hawaiki Keyer

    As you may know, Green Screen Made Easy, 2nd Edition, which I co-authored with Jeremy Hanke, came out in October 2016. In the book, I go over the keyers, but because it’s in print, I’m limited to how much space I have. In this series, I’m going IN DEPTH on some of my favorite keying and compositing tools for After Effects and other hosts.

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