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Tutorial: After Effects Quick Tip – 3D Camera Navigation

Tutorial: After Effects Quick Tip – 3D Camera Navigation

April 7, 2015

This tutorial will help you get in tune with the Camera Navigation in Adobe After Effects!

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Case Study: Fluid Dimension – Josh Clos

Case Study: Fluid Dimension – Josh Clos

March 31, 2015

Josh Clos, the winner of the RealFlow / Cinema 4D Fluid Dimension Challenge in December 2014, takes us step-by-step in the creation of his winning RealFlow fluid sim.

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Tutorial: FumeFX Pyro Explosion Shader

Tutorial: FumeFX Pyro Explosion Shader

March 31, 2015

Carlos Parmentier has a nice tutorial on using the Pyro explosion shader in FumeFX to get exactly the look you want.

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Tutorials: FluidRay RT

Tutorials: FluidRay RT

March 24, 2015

FluidRay RT, the physically based renderer, has a bunch of great new tutorials up today. Instead of 12 posts, we’ll combine them into one handy page. If you’re a FluidRay RT user, you’ll want to bookmark this one!

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News: Avid Releases New Codecs + Avid Workflow Tutorial

News: Avid Releases New Codecs + Avid Workflow Tutorial

March 17, 2015

Get the latest Avid QuickTime Codecs LE downloads, new today. Plus, since it’s Tutorial Tuesday, we’ve included a tutorial from Little Frog in High Def about organizing your media.

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Tutorial: How to record a voice-over into an Adobe Premiere Pro timeline

Tutorial: How to record a voice-over into an Adobe Premiere Pro timeline

March 17, 2015

Larry Jordan shows us how to record a voice over into an Adobe Premiere Pro timeline.

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RealFlow Case Study: Batman: Arkham Knight + Bonus Tutorial

RealFlow Case Study: Batman: Arkham Knight + Bonus Tutorial

March 16, 2015

Check out this case study with Brandon Young of Blur Studio, talking about working with Next Limit RealFlow on Batman: Arkham Knight. They had a VFX problem to solve involving the Batmobile shooting out of water and spraying liquid all over the place. Learn about how they solved it.

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Tutorial: Creating Ceilings with RailClone + Freebie

Tutorial: Creating Ceilings with RailClone + Freebie

March 10, 2015

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a ceiling with iToo Software RailClone!

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In Depth: Digital Trees and Plants

In Depth: Digital Trees and Plants

March 3, 2015

Need to add some trees and plants to your scene quickly and easily? If you’re short on time, budget or knowledge about adding trees to your animation, 3D scene or your still imagery, here are several options to help you get started with adding some arboreal goodness to your work, without having to wait for Spring!

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Freebie: Resolume Arena & Avenue 4

Freebie: Resolume Arena & Avenue 4

February 27, 2015

This Resolume tutorial from DocOptics will show you the inner workings of Effects Clips and it comes with a useful freebie!

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Throwback Thursday: Scanimate Animation System #TBT

Throwback Thursday: Scanimate Animation System #TBT

February 26, 2015

At Half Rez in Chicago last November, Nick Campbell of Greyscalegorilla took us on a historical journey to the birth of television motion graphics with Scanimate. I had seen the retro-futuristic Scanimate animation throughout my childhood on shows like Sesame Street, The Electric Company, and Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, but I never realized what this analog wizardry was. If you’re over 35 years old, you have certainly seen Scanimate animation content on TV. Today I’ll explain Scanimate and show you lots of fun examples.

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Tutorial: City Destruction, New from Video Copilot

Tutorial: City Destruction, New from Video Copilot

February 25, 2015

Andrew Kramer shows you how to create realistic city destruction right inside of After Effects with out third party plug-ins. As always, Andrew shares some super useful After Effects tips.

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In Depth: Transitions: Part 1: Basic Editing Terminology and A Brief History of Transitions

In Depth: Transitions: Part 1: Basic Editing Terminology and A Brief History of Transitions

February 18, 2015

There are so many types of transitions, and in this series I’ll focus on several of them. From the simple dissolve to the swish pans to shatter effects, we’ll dive into the history of transitions with lots of examples. The goal of this series is to increase your editing vocabulary and entertain you, while showing you what is possible. And of course, I’ll show you some fun plug-ins for your favorite NLE.

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In Depth: Spill Suppression on Keyed Footage

In Depth: Spill Suppression on Keyed Footage

February 9, 2015

Spill is the colored light reflected from your background and onto your actor. Spill can show up on light colored clothing or hair, on shiny or reflective elements, around the edge of footage, and it can be a big problem! It can be very easy to fix, or difficult on finely detailed, extremely reflective or semi-transparent areas. Here are some methods of fixing spill.

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News: Boris Sale, Tutorial, and Freebie!

News: Boris Sale, Tutorial, and Freebie!

February 4, 2015

February is getting a great kickstart with this nice little trio from Boris FX!

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