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Curious Turtle Fundamentals of mocha – 02 User Interface

Curious Turtle Fundamentals of mocha – 02 User Interface

February 13, 2013

A tour of mocha’s tools and the most important keyboard shortcuts. We also explore the main differences between drawing with B-Splines and the Bezier tool.

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Curious Turtle Fundamentals of mocha – 12 – Camera Solver – Pan Tilt Zoom

Curious Turtle Fundamentals of mocha – 12 – Camera Solver – Pan Tilt Zoom

February 13, 2013

Before we look at mocha’s Camera Solver, we fix issues with incorrectly interpreted interlaced footage.Next we identify what the camera motion is in the shot, to correctly create the type of tracked layers required to create the virtual camera.  In this tutorial the movement is Pan Tilt Zoom, so we prepare the main track layer plus a track matte layer. Once the camera is solved, we look at how to test it in After Effects using both a regular 3D text layer and a 3D particle layer.

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Curious Turtle Fundamentals of mocha – 13 – Camera Solver – Parallax Change

Curious Turtle Fundamentals of mocha – 13 – Camera Solver – Parallax Change

February 13, 2013

This tutorial is about how to pick the right type of shapes to track for mocha to generate a 3D camera solve of a moving camera.  The amount, size and placement of the track layers are crucial to getting good data. We look at how we improve the initial solve to add further tracked features and demonstrate how mocha’s Camera Solver differs from a regular 3D matchmaker.

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Snow Mountain Titles with Element 3D and Cinema 4D

Snow Mountain Titles with Element 3D and Cinema 4D

February 13, 2013

By VinhSon Nguyen at Creative Dojo. “In this in-depth tutorial, we’re going to explore how to quickly create a motion graphics style mountain titles using primarily After Effects and some Cinema 4D. We’re going to cover all sorts of things, from creating a basic landscape, to creating camera rigs and incorporating 3D elements within our scene. This is one of the longer tutorials I’ve done which was a rough run through, so I hope you’ll take your time and tweak it to perfection!”

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Curious Turtle Fundamentals of mocha – 01 Fundamentals of Tracking

Curious Turtle Fundamentals of mocha – 01 Fundamentals of Tracking

February 13, 2013

A short exercise mainly looking at point and feature trackers, to show what mocha does not use.  We then take a brief look at mocha’s Planar tracker and learn about the separation of Shape and Tracking data.

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Cinema 4D Scene OBJ Export to Trapcode Form

Cinema 4D Scene OBJ Export to Trapcode Form

February 12, 2013

Posted by Peder Norrby. Tutorial showing how to create a scene in Cinema 4D and export an OBJ and Cinema’s camera. And import all this in Adobe After Effects so the Cinema render perfectly matches Trapcode Form.

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Disintigration and Reintigration in Maxon Cinema 4D

Disintigration and Reintigration in Maxon Cinema 4D

February 12, 2013

Post by Rob Redman/ Pariah Studios. How to destroy object in Cinema 4D without plug-ins or external tools.

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Red Giant Holomatrix- Create a Holographic Look in After Effects

Red Giant Holomatrix- Create a Holographic Look in After Effects

February 12, 2013

In this episode, Aharon Rabinowitz shows you how to create the look of a holographic interface, using Red Giant Software’s Holomatrix. He’ll also use Magic Bullet Looks for color grading, and footage from Digital Juice’s Motion Designer’s Toolkit.

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Web Line Escape: Spider-Man Web-Slinging Effect

Web Line Escape: Spider-Man Web-Slinging Effect

February 12, 2013

In this episode of Red Giant TV, director Seth Worley shows you how to create a Spider-Man Web Slinging Effect with Trapcode Particular.

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Animate An Object To A Path Or Spline in Cinema 4D by Nick Campbell/ Greyscalegorilla

Animate An Object To A Path Or Spline in Cinema 4D by Nick Campbell/ Greyscalegorilla

February 12, 2013

Post by Nick Campbell at Greyscalegorilla: “In this tutorial, I show you how to use the Spline Effector and Mograph to animate an object along a spline. Then, we add dynamics to allow our object to behave naturally during the animation. Sorry for the fuzzy audio in this one. I had the wrong mic on. Better audio in the next one for sure.”

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Element 3D: Beyond Basics; Importing Objects & Building Materials, Extruding Masks & Text

Element 3D: Beyond Basics; Importing Objects & Building Materials, Extruding Masks & Text

February 12, 2013

New Video Copilot Element 3D Tutorials: Beyond the Basics: Everything you need to know to get started! Importing Objects & Building Materials: C4D tips, OBJ exporting and more!

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Introduction to Trapcode Mir, Getting Started Parts 1 & 2

Introduction to Trapcode Mir, Getting Started Parts 1 & 2

February 12, 2013

Check out these new tutorials on Trapcode Mir at Red Giant TV. Quick Walkthrough Introduction to Mir, and Getting Started Parts 1 & 2 by Peder Norrby of Trapcode. Trapcode Mir was released today, along with the new Trapcode Suite 12.

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Adobe Dynamic Link Troubleshooting

Adobe Dynamic Link Troubleshooting

February 12, 2013

Digital Rebellion gives some nice tips on workflows and fixing problems when dynamic linking between After Effects and Premiere Pro  doesn't go as expected.

Tips include:

  1. Make sure your compositions have unique names
  2. Don't add trailing numbers
  3. Check your firewall
  4. Disable simultaneous frame rendering
  5. Clear caches and render files
  6. Render as a movie file

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How to use 3rd Party Transition Plug-ins in Adobe Premiere Pro

How to use 3rd Party Transition Plug-ins in Adobe Premiere Pro

February 12, 2013

Have you ever wondered why your third party transition plug-ins for Premiere Pro don’t show up under Video Transitions, like the native Transitions effects do? I have a work around for you, using an Adjustment Layer.

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CoreMelt SliceX Now with Shape Keyframing

CoreMelt SliceX Now with Shape Keyframing

February 4, 2013

SliceX lets you create instant Shape Masks to cut out layers or isolate effects directly in Final Cut Pro X without having to go into Motion or create the masks with an external program. SliceX includes nine motion templates for common tasks and you can also use the Shape Masks with built in effects, the built in color corrector or with third party plugins. In the latest free update you can now keyframe animate the shapes as well as the shapes position, rotation and scaling. 

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