Introducing Sapphire Units. The legendary Sapphire toolset is now being offered as eight individual Sapphire Units that are budget friendly.
Mar 15, 2017
‘The Lego Batman Movie’ uses an impressive style of animation that replicates the look of real lego bricks. But how did they do that? Mike Seymour, with Wired, explains the complex animation techniques of a few of the key scenes that allowed the performance of the characters to come through without breaking the rules of real Lego bricks.
In this tutorial Kevin P. McAuliffe shows you how to transform your crisp HD footage to a more gritty organic film look by subtly layering multiple effects from Boris Continuum 10.
Feb 27, 2017
The VFX teams of MPC and Weta Digital have won the Best Visual Effects Award of the 89th Academy Awards for their work on “The Jungle Book.”
Feb 15, 2017
It’s time to take a quick break and check out the VFX breakdown of the movie “Jackie” from the French based VFX studio Digital District.
Jan 31, 2017
David Torno at ProVideo Coalition explains the benefits, pitfalls, and concepts of photogrammetry in the hopes of shedding some light on the subject.
Jan 25, 2017
Women in Visual Effects is a portrait and video series aimed to highlight and advocate the talented women within the visual effects field of film and television.
Jan 25, 2017
Method Studios, whose work on VFX for ‘Doctor Strange’ helped earned it an Oscar nod, has created the title sequence for the BBC TV series ‘Taboo.’
Jan 25, 2017
The Oscar Nominees for VFX have been announced and Digital Arts has compiled the five films and their VFX breakdowns, as well as a few of the other movies that made the previous top 20 list.
In this William Blake inspired visual poem, created by Rory Henderson, each scene references to one of Blake’s works. Primarily using Cinema 4D and After Effects, Henderson designed a series of abstract visuals that is rather inspiring in and of itself.
Join friend of GenArts and independent filmmaker, Damien LeVeck, as he gives you an inside peek on how he used Sapphire effects in his latest horror film: “The Cleansing Hour”.
See how writer/director/editor Damien LeVeck used Sapphire effects to create a visual style and mood in his original film “The Cleansing Hour” using the Sapphire Effect Builder.
Dec 21, 2016
Replicants are back. Warner Bros. Pictures has just released the trailer for Blade Runner 2049, due out October 2017.
Directors Dávid Ringeisen & László Ruska have brilliantly crafted a miniature 3D paper environment that juxtaposes animals with a backdrop of a desk and office supplies. The short film “Paper World,” carries the message of conservation and the impact humans have on the environment.
Nov 30, 2016
It’s back. This time Beauty and the Beast is a live action re-telling of the classic story with tons of visual effects. See the first official trailer here.
Here’s a bit of Midweek Motivation for you! Doctor Strange is a visually awe-inspiring sci-fi film/fantasy starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swindon, and Chiwetel Ejiofor. We’ll take a look at some behind the scenes videos, interviews with key members of the production team, and we’ve thrown in a few tutorials based on effects, too.
Native Puppets and Cebas come together to present a compelling Webinar, featuring VFX Guru Goran Pavles, talking about his workflow using Thinking Particles in 3DS Studio Max, on Saturday Nov. 19 at 8:30pm (PST).
Oct 28, 2016
ActionVFX has released 3 new FREE collections to their ever-growing library. This new Collection Series is centered around Guns! The free collections are Bullet Hole Textures, Bullet Shells, and Bullet Hits Sound FX.