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Boris Continuum (124 Tutorials)

Boris Continuum Beat Reactor

Beat Reactor from Mastering Continuum for Avid

October 22, 2019

Ben Brownlee shows Avid Media Composer editors how to use Continuum’s integrated Beat Reactor that uses audio to drive effects. No keyframing needed!

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Mary Poplin at Boris FX shows you how to create transparent ghostly effects using Mocha Pro and Particle Illusion to transform an actress into a ghost.

Create Transparent Ghostly Effects with Mocha & Particle Illusion #halloween

October 1, 2019

Mary Poplin at Boris FX shows you how to create transparent ghostly effects using Mocha Pro and Particle Illusion to transform an actress into a ghost.

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In Depth Network Rendering Render Farm Distributed Rendering

In Depth: Render Farms / Network Rendering / Distributed Rendering

September 11, 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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Webinar: Pulling the Perfect Key with Continuum Primatte Studio

Webinar Replay: Pulling the Perfect Key with Boris Continuum Primatte Studio

August 27, 2019

In case you missed the webinar, Boris FX has posted this informative webinar replay so you can learn how to use Primatte Studio to easily chromakey and composite green screen footage.

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Particle Illusion for Colorists

Webinar Replay: Particle Illusion for Colorists

August 8, 2019

UK-based colorist, Dan Harvey, leads Resolve users through an introduction to Particle Illusion — and why colorists will want to use it.

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boris fx webinar replay 2019.5 siggraph preview

Boris FX Webinar Replay: 2019.5 Releases (SIGGRAPH Preview)

July 31, 2019

In this webinar replay, learn about all the new features inside Sapphire, Continuum and Mocha Pro 2019.5, from Ben Brownlee, the new Director of Learning and Content at Boris FX.  You may remember him from Curious Turtle training videos.

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particle illusion premium filter 4 part tutorial

Boris FX Particle Illusion – 4 Part Training Series

July 23, 2019

Boris FX has just made Particle Illusion a standalone Premium Filter.  If you’re new to Particle Illusion you’ll want to check out this 4 part training series from Ben Brownlee, VFX artist and Curious Turtle trainer, that will get you up and running in After Effects with this powerful particle generator in no time.

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What in the heck is bokeh?

In Depth: What in the Heck is Bokeh?

July 18, 2019

Bokeh is a type of defocus or lens blur where the blur takes on the shape of the lens diaphram. We explain how to pronounce the word, how it is created, and show lots of cool examples. Also, a few plug-ins to create a bokeh in post-production.

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In Depth: Fireworks

June 25, 2019

Yes, the U.S. Independence Day is upon us once again! Whatever your country or holiday, here are some methods of creating some beautiful explosions in the sky with After Effects, CINEMA 4D, and other hosts. There are some great plug-ins out there for making fireworks too.

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In Depth Demo Reel

In Depth: The Ultimate Guide to Building a Great Demo Reel

June 13, 2019

Is your New Year’s Resolution to get a new job or to bring in new freelance work? A new demo reel can help.  What are employers looking for in a reel? I was on a panel at a college last month where we talked about what makes a demo reel great and what makes it… well, not so great. I also asked around to some industry peers for their opinions. 

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8 Must-Have Plug-ins for Adobe After Effects

In Depth: 8 Must-Have Plug-ins for Adobe After Effects

June 4, 2019

This is a question that I get quite a bit. It’s usually someone who is just out of college and getting started in the biz. They often use the phrase “the best bang for the buck”. Nobody wants to spend money on tools they will never use either. Because this field has some diversity, I’m breaking this into a multi-part feature for motion graphics in After Effects, visual effects in After Effects, editing, and more. Here are my picks must-have plug-ins for motion graphic artists using After Effects.

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Boris Continuum Particle Illusion Magix Vegas Pro Flaming Sword GOT

GOT-Inspired Flaming Sword with Boris FX Particle Illusion & VEGAS Pro

May 21, 2019

This is part 1 of 3 tutorials from Boris FX about creating a flaming sword with Particle Illusion. Particle Illusion was re-introduced recently…

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Boris FX Particle Illusion: GOT-Inspired Flaming Sword Effect

May 14, 2019

Here’s a fun tutorial for all you Game of Throne fans.  Learn how to create a GOT-inspired flaming sword effect using Particle Illusion in Vegas Pro 16, with this tutorial by Boris FX Product Speicalist Vin Morreale.

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Spicing Up Your Premiere Pro Timeline with Particle Illusion

Spicing up your Premiere Pro Timeline with Particle Illusion

April 30, 2019

Benjamin Eshagpoor shows you some slick tricks of Boris FX’s Particle Illusion, which comes with Boris Continuum and the Continuum Particles Unit.

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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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