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Boris FX (152 Tutorials)

Adobe Artists Panel NAB 2019

VFX in After Effects: An Artists Panel | Adobe Creative Cloud

April 16, 2019

Last week at NAB 2019, Victoria Nece of Adobe leads an Artists Panel including Jayse Hansen, Mary Poplin of Boris FX and Andrew Kramer of Video Copilot. They talk about using After Effects as a visual effects tool. Super interesting.

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What the heck is OFX

Burning Question: What in the heck is OFX? #OFX #openfx

April 15, 2019

I was talking to someone at NAB who I would consider to be “in the know” for visual effects and was surprised that he had never heard of OpenFX. More and more developers are developing with OpenFX, or OFX, a standardized software interface supported by numerous hosts such as Nuke, DaVinci Resolve and Sony Vegas. Here’s a few things to know so you’re not caught off guard!

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In Depth Network Rendering Render Farm Distributed Rendering

In Depth: Render Farms / Network Rendering / Distributed Rendering

March 7, 2019

The idea of network rendering is to distribute your render over a network, or farm, of computers, to speed up your render times.

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Boris Title Studio: Doctor Who Inspired Titles inside VEGAS Pro

Boris Title Studio: Doctor Who Inspired Titles inside VEGAS Pro

January 22, 2019

In this tutorial, Vin from Boris FX shows you how to create Doctor Who inspired titles in VEGAS Pro using only Boris Continuum Title Studio.

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In Depth: Gunfire and Muzzle Flash Effects

In Depth: Gunfire and Muzzle Flash (Updated 18 January 2019)

January 18, 2019

If you’re planning on making an epic action film like Max Max: Fury Road or Rambo, you’re going to need lots of fire power. Here is a rundown on how to add spectacular muzzle flash and gunshot effects to your films in your host of choice. I’ve also included info on 3D models of weapons and some sound effects.

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Boris FX Continuum: Particle Illusion Overview and Tutorial

Boris FX Continuum: Particle Illusion Overview and Tutorial

January 2, 2019

Learn how to apply high-end particles like fireworks and explosions in Premiere Pro using Particle Illusion, part of Continuum 2019, in this tutorial from Youtuber Surfaced Studio.

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Curious Turtle Fundamentals of mocha – 10 – Mask Shapes and Rotoscoping Part 1

Curious Turtle Fundamentals of mocha – 10 – Mask Shapes and Rotoscoping Part 1

November 24, 2018

This is an excerpt from Curious Turtle’s Fundamentals of mocha Premium, a new series of tutorials for Imagineer System’s mocha family designed for those just starting out. Starting from the very basics, the course is designed to help you understand how mocha Pro and mochaAE work, and how you can get the best results out of it.

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Sapphire Luna – Create a Photorealistic Moon Rendering

Sapphire Luna – Create a Photorealistic Moon Rendering

October 16, 2018

All manner of nightmarish creatures lurk under the light of the moon. But how do you add the moon to your creature feature scene? Watch this in-depth tutorial from John Dickinson of Motionworks.net, and learn how to use Luna in Sapphire to create a photo-realistic moon, in any phase you need.

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Boris FX: Mocha Pro 2019: Getting Started with Tracking Basics

Boris FX: Mocha Pro 2019: Getting Started with Tracking Basics

October 9, 2018

Ben Brownlee from Curious Turtle walks us through the basics of tracking a screen replacement in the new Mocha Pro 2019. Even if you have used Mocha before, you’ll want to watch this tutorial, as he also explains the new user interface and new spline tools.

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BorisFX: Achieve Incredible Lighting Effects with Stage Light

BorisFX: Achieve Incredible Lighting Effects with Stage Light

July 17, 2018

Continuum expert, Vin Morreale shows you how to use the Stage Light filter to augment the built in lights in Adobe After Effects. It can also function as a self-contained 3D lighting system when used in Vegas, Resolve, and other Continuum-supported host applications.

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Sky Replacement in FCP X + Other Hosts

Sky Replacement in FCP X + Other Hosts

July 10, 2018

Steve at Ripple training shows you how to do a Sky Replacement with Final Cut Pro X’s powerful Keyer effect and a few color correction tools.

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Create Beautiful Volumetric Lighting in Davinci Resolve with Sapphire EdgeRays

Create Beautiful Volumetric Lighting in Davinci Resolve with Sapphire EdgeRays

July 6, 2018

Create photorealistic lighting effects with Blackmagic Davinci Resolve and Sapphire Edge Rays. For more cool lighting effects, Check out Boris FX Sapphire for Davinci Resolve, After Effects, Premiere Pro, and other hosts.

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Burning Question: How do I make Whip Pan Transitions?

Burning Question: How do I make Whip Pan Transitions?

July 6, 2018

Whip Pan, also called a Swish Pan, can give you a really stylish way to transition from one shot to the next or make things look like they’re shot in the same place, with a dizzying whip from one side of the room to the next, covering an edit. First I’ll show you a couple of examples.

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Burning Question: How Do I get Great Results when Camera Tracking and Match Moving?

Burning Question: How Do I get Great Results when Camera Tracking and Match Moving?

June 7, 2018

This article features tutorials on general match moving, Vicon Boujou, The Pixel Farm PF Track, Boris Continuum: Match Move, and Boris Mocha Pro.

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After Effects: Create an Unfolding Map

After Effects: Create an Unfolding Map

June 5, 2018

Owen from Motion Array explains a few tips and techniques for creating an unfolding map animation in After Effects that includes parenting, using 3d layers, depth of field and more.

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