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  • Free Webinars! Calendar updated. #vfx #freewebinar

    Jun 26, 2017 Adobe Creative Cloud for Education, Adobe Creative Cloud for Teams & Businesses - All Apps, Adobe Stock Large (750 Images Per Month)

    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.

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  • Midweek Motivations: Neill Blomkamp’s Rakka

    Jun 21, 2017

    Neill Blomkamp, director of District 9 and Elysium, is creating experimental VFX-driven shorts with his new company Oats Studios, in Vancouver. The first is Rakka and stars Sigourney Weaver fighting reptilian aliens in 2020.

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  • Inspirations: Big Screen Trailers

    Jun 14, 2017

    If you work in this industry, you’re probably a big fan of the cinema. Here are some films that will be out later this year with some great looking animation and/or vfx.

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  • Update: Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro - Critical Update for PPRO

    Jun 13, 2017 Adobe After Effects CC for Teams & Businesses, Adobe Premiere Pro CC for Teams & Businesses

    Adobe has released a critical update (11.1.2) for Premiere Pro that contains important bug fixes and performance enhancements. This update is highly recommended for all users.  There is also an update for AE that adds faster motion graphics templates and Illustrator file import.

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  • Big Screen Effects: Character Animation in The Jungle Book

    Jun 07, 2017

    Disney’s The Jungle Book had some amazing CG characters and visual effects created by MPC and others. Here’s more than you ever wanted to know about the visual effects Disney’s The Jungle Book! It’s really cool stuff.

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  • Midweek Motivation: Maxwell Render 2017 Showreel

    Jun 07, 2017 Next Limit Maxwell Render for 3ds Max, Next Limit Maxwell Render for CINEMA 4D, Next Limit Maxwell Render for Maya

    Need a bit of inspiration? See what can be done using Maxwell Render with Next Limit’s Maxwell Render 2017 ShowReel.

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  • Midweek Motivation: 12 Facts About 12 Monkeys - Folks VFX and Autodesk Maya, Arnold Renderer

    May 31, 2017 Autodesk Arnold Render, Autodesk Maya

    12 Monkeys is a series on the Syfy channel, now in it’s 3rd season, about a time traveler trying to stop a deadly plague. The show relies heavily on visual effects for both the look of the show and the story line itself. Sebastien Bergeron, Founder and VFX Supervisor at Folks VFX, offers 12 facts about this series, and the work he and his team did on it.

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  • New: Boris FX BCC New Subscriptions Options: Choose your Host

    May 30, 2017 Boris Continuum Complete AVX for Avid Media Composer, NewsCutter, and Symphony, Boris Continuum Complete for After Effects and Premiere Pro, Boris Continuum Complete for OFX

    Boris FX has announced it’s new “freelance-friendly” annual Continuum Complete subscriptions are now available by Host.  You can choose from Adobe, Avid, Apple or OFX options.

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  • News: MAXON NAB 2017 Rewind - Volume 6: Projections

    May 26, 2017 MAXON CINEMA 4D Broadcast, MAXON CINEMA 4D Prime, MAXON CINEMA 4D Studio

    Here’s the sixth volume of MAXON’s Rewind Presentations from NAB 2017.  This Rewind includes presentations from Barton Damer and Andy Needham.

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  • News: MAXON NAB 2017 Rewind - Volume 5: Modeling

    May 24, 2017 MAXON BodyPaint 3D, MAXON CINEMA 4D Broadcast, MAXON CINEMA 4D Prime

    Here’s the fifth volume of MAXON’s Rewind Presentations from NAB 2017.  This Rewind includes presentations from Mike Schaeffer, Nick Campbell & Chris Schmidt (Ask GSG) and Lorcan O’Shanahan.

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  • News: SIGGRAPH 2017 Technical Papers Preview, Free Exhibits Pass

    May 22, 2017 Autodesk 3ds Max, Autodesk Maya

    The SIGGRAPH Technical Papers program is the premier international forum for disseminating new scholarly work in computer graphics and interactive techniques.  Papers range from Fluids to Rendering Systems, and Deep Image Processing to Human Motion and much more. Plus Autodesk is offering a complementary SIGGRAPH exhibits-only pass.

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  • Midweek Motivation: Boris FX | Sapphire | Mocha | Customer Reel

    May 17, 2017

    Boris FX has put together a sample of some of the work that was produced with Sapphire, Mocha Pro, and Continuum software for your viewing pleasure.

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  • News: MAXON NAB 2017 Rewind - Volume 3: VFX

    May 16, 2017 MAXON BodyPaint 3D, MAXON CINEMA 4D Broadcast, MAXON CINEMA 4D Prime

    Here’s the third volume of MAXON’s Rewind Presentations from NAB 2017.  This Rewind includes presentations from Patrick Longstreth, Perry Harovas and Matt Milstead.

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  • Midweek Motivation: 25 Classic Before-After VFX Shots

    May 10, 2017

    Ever wonder how much of a shot is real and how much is VFX? IAMAG has put together 25 interactive, classic movie before and after shots so you can see just how much was “done in post.”

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  • Sale: GenArts Sapphire Unit: Transitions - 50% Off thru May 31, 2017

    May 10, 2017 GenArts Sapphire Unit: Transitions

    Save 50% on the Sapphire Transitions Unit all this month.  That’s over 50 different transitions like swish pans, film roll, dissolve lens flare and much more, at half the cost.

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  • Tutorial: After Effects: How To Connect Effects with Expressions in After Effects

    May 09, 2017 Adobe After Effects CC for Teams & Businesses

    Learn how to connect effects and effect parameters in After Effects by using expressions making it easy to simplify keyframes and workflow, in this tutorial from Sean Frangella.

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  • Sale: Boris FX NAB Sale - Extended Until May 7, 2017

    May 01, 2017 Boris Continuum Complete AVX for Avid Media Composer, NewsCutter, and Symphony, Boris Continuum Complete for After Effects and Premiere Pro, Boris Continuum Complete for OFX

    You still have time to save 20% on individual licenses, upgrades and subscriptions on Boris FX, GenArts and Imagineer Systems products and save 50% on bundles, now through May 7, 2017.

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  • Sales Ending: NAB Sales on Laubwerk, VFXER and Think Particle products are Ending Today

    Apr 27, 2017 Laubwerk Plants Kit 11 - Tropical Shrubs, Laubwerk SurfaceSPREAD, Think Particle Octane Studio Kit

    This is your last chance to save 20% on Laubwerk products, 40% on Think Particle products and 25% on the VFXER Element 3D Materials Bundle.  The sales end today April 27, 2017.

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  • Midweek Motivation: cebas thinkingParticles - Joe Scarr Q & A

    Apr 26, 2017 cebas thinkingParticles

    Joe Scarr (formerly ScanlineVFX, Vancouver), gives many great tips, pointers, techniques and insights into the visual effects he has helped to create for major films like ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2’, TV shows such as ‘Shannara Chronicles’ and video games like ‘The Witcher 2’, using thinkingParticles, in this 6 part series.  Plus part 6 is actually a great thinkingParticle tutorial from Joe.

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  • News: Facebook Collaborates with Mettle for 360° Depth Related VR FX Software

    Apr 24, 2017

    Mettle is collaborating with Facebook “to bring depth-related VFX to the new Facebook surround 360 cameras’ post production workflow.”

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