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Coremelt Slice X for Final Cut Pro X

Coremelt Slice X for Final Cut Pro X

November 15, 2012

“…now that I have you interested let me really explain Slice X. Unlike a lot of the other masking tools for Final Cut Pro X, Slice X does not limit you to the amount of points for the mask, it also doesn’t force extra points on you. The default mask in Final Cut Pro X, only has 4 points. The one from Ripple Training is an 8-point Garbage Matte. There are others with 10-points, 20-points, or 30-points, but what if you needed say 11 or 13 points, or maybe 5 points. You would be stuck using one that had more points than you needed or trying to make due with a matte that had too few points. “

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Animate With Music: Using The Sound Effector in CINEMA 4D – Greyscalegorilla

Animate With Music: Using The Sound Effector in CINEMA 4D – Greyscalegorilla

November 15, 2012

In this tutorial, Nick Cambpell of Greyscalegorilla will show you how to use the Sound Effector in CINEMA 4D to make a render that animates to music. No keyframes needed. First, he will go over some of the basic settings of the Sound Effector, then we will use what we learned to make a dynamic abstract animation set to any music or sound effect you like.

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How To Make A Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin In Cinema 4D

How To Make A Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin In Cinema 4D

October 25, 2012

Chris and Nick at Greyscalegorilla will show you how to make a Jack-O-Lantern pumpkin scene in Cinema 4D.

Chris shows you how to model it using a Loft Nurb, the connect object, a boole for the face cutout, and displacers to make the pumpkin bumpy.

In part 2, Nick will show you how to light, texture, and render your pumpkin scene for compositing in After Effects.

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Avid Media Composer 6.5 ‒ Product Designer Series on Advanced Audio Keyframes

October 22, 2012

A new feature on manipulating audio keyframes using Volume control in Avid Media Composer 6.5

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How to Read and Use Histograms

October 22, 2012

A skill all people working with digital imagery and video should have.

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Trapcode Mir – Amplitude Mapping, Creating City Scapes, Audio-Triggered Animations

Trapcode Mir – Amplitude Mapping, Creating City Scapes, Audio-Triggered Animations

October 12, 2012

Post at Red Giant TV: Aharon Rabinowitz shows you how to take Trapcode Mir in a whole new direction using Amplitude Layers. You'll learn to create looping animation, cityscapes, audio-triggered displacement and more. 

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Create Complex Particle Effects in Avid- BCC AVX

Create Complex Particle Effects in Avid- BCC AVX

October 10, 2012

Kevin P. McAuliffe harnesses the power of Boris Continuum Complete v8 AVX's Particle Emitter 3D filter to create engaging particle effects directly from within Media Composer, giving his Avid titles a “particle overhaul”.

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Avid to Sorenson Squeeze workflow

Avid to Sorenson Squeeze workflow

September 25, 2012

Learn about the Avid to Sorenson Squeeze workflow

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Creating Object buffers and Depth mattes in CINEMA 4D and using them within After Effects

Creating Object buffers and Depth mattes in CINEMA 4D and using them within After Effects

September 25, 2012

Check out this tutorial from AE Templates about creating Object buffers and Depth mattes in CINEMA 4D and using them within AE.

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Depth Compositing in After Effects

Depth Compositing in After Effects

September 25, 2012

Post by Andrew Kramer/ Video Copilot: “In this tutorial we’ll use a technique called Depth Compositing to combine stock footage with 3D rendering and the use a Z-Depth pass. This method allows you to place 2D elements like stock footage into the depth of a 3D render. I also demonstrate how to export a Z-pass from 3D max, Cinema 4D and even use Element 3D to output a depth channel.”

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Exporting Models from CINEMA 4D to Video Copilot Element – Workflow

Exporting Models from CINEMA 4D to Video Copilot Element – Workflow

September 25, 2012

Post by Joren Kandel at The Pixel Lab: “David Biederbeck, from beckmotion.com, has been helping me out with converting The Pixel Lab model packs into Videocopilot Element 3D ready packs.”

“In this extensive tutorial he’ll go through the entire process of exporting a model from C4D to Element 3D. This includes how to bring in the geometry and also the textures. It’s a bit tricky, but this tutorial should give you a good picture of the workflow.”

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How to Create Button Badges with Maxon CINEMA 4D, Parts 1 & 2

How to Create Button Badges with Maxon CINEMA 4D, Parts 1 & 2

September 25, 2012

In this tutorial, Ridvan Maloku will show you how to Create Button Badges with Maxon CINEMA 4D from scratch. He explains a bit about Loft NURBS, Sweep NURBS, Boole, etc. and preparing the model for animation. In the second part, he shows how to texture the Button Badge, light the scene, create the floor, and set up the HDRI Reflection. He has some nice tips ion how to set up a Studio Light Reflection. Project files are included below, after the videos.

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Cinema 4D R14 Quick Start Tutorial: Light Colors, Camera Morph, And Filters

Cinema 4D R14 Quick Start Tutorial: Light Colors, Camera Morph, And Filters

September 25, 2012

Nick Campbell from GreyscaleGorilla produced several tutorials last week on Getting Started with CINEMA 4D R14 tutorials.

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Cinema 4D R14 Quick Start Tutorial: Plastic Deformation

Cinema 4D R14 Quick Start Tutorial: Plastic Deformation

September 25, 2012

Nick Campbell from GreyscaleGorilla produced several tutorials last week on Getting Started with CINEMA 4D R14 tutorials.

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Cinema 4D R14 Quick Start Tutorial: Setup Your Interface

Cinema 4D R14 Quick Start Tutorial: Setup Your Interface

September 25, 2012

Nick Campbell from GreyscaleGorilla produced several tutorials last week on Getting Started with CINEMA 4D R14 tutorials.

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