Midweek Motivations: TactiCOOL Episodes from Corridor
TactiCool is an entertaining and stylish action show written and directed by Niko Pueringer. It includes some fantastic Cinematography and VFX by Clint Jones. There are loads of muzzle flash and gun effects here. They use tools from Red Giant Trapcode, Maxon, and X-Particles.
Episode 3 just came out but I’ll share episodes 1-3 here so you can catch up. It’s a lot of fun.
Want to learn more about creating gunfire and muzzle flash effects?
In Depth: Gunfire and Muzzle Flash
Making a believable composite is the most important part of convincing your audience that your gunfire is real. In the latest update of this article, we’ve added tutorials for After Effects, Fusion, and DaVinci Resolve, plus a freebie of shotgun shells and bullets from The Pixel Lab. Red Giant’s VFX Supercomp has also been added to the article because it’s an excellent tool for compositing smoke and muzzle flash into your film.
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A fully-featured advanced particle and VFX system for MAXON’s Cinema 4D
X-Particles is a fully-featured advanced particle and VFX system for MAXON’s Cinema 4D. Multithreaded, X-Particles utilizes all of your computer CPUs whenever possible for speed and efficiency. A unique rule system of Questions and Actions enables complete control over particle simulations.
Multithreaded, X-Particles utilizes all of your computer CPUs whenever possible for speed and efficiency. A unique rule system of Questions and Actions enables complete control over particle simulations.
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