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Red Giant (124 Tutorials)

In Depth Demo Reel

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

February 3, 2021

Get advice from seasoned pros on putting together a reel that will get you jobs! Learn what work to include on your reel, music choices, etc.

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Dune the Best We Can - Holtzman Sheild VFX - Cheap Tricks #17

Dune the Best We Can, Holtzman Sheild VFX + Advanced Expression Controls

January 7, 2021

Hashi shows you how to recreate the Holtzman Shield VFX from Dune. Download a free template of Holtzman shield too!

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Red Giant Application Manager - Maxon Login

How to Manage Red Giant Licenses, for Purchases after 17 Nov 2020

December 22, 2020

If you’re managing your Red Giant licenses purchased after November 17, 2020, you will need to log in with a Maxon account. Here’s how.

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Red Giant Application Manager Tutorial

How to Log into Your Red Giant Application Manager, Skipping MyMaxon

December 18, 2020

You can still log into the Red Giant Application Manager and manage your licenses and software. Check out our visual guide!

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In Depth Render Farms Network Rendering

In Depth: Render Farms / Network Rendering / Distributed Rendering

December 16, 2020

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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What the heck is OFX

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

December 16, 2020

OpenFX, or OFX, plugins are exploding on the market with hosts like DaVinci Resolve, HitFilm, Vegas, Flame, Baselight, and others. Learn more!

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Christmas Tuts & Freebies Roundup: Tinsel, Santa Hat, Ugly Sweater

December 15, 2020

Create fun Christmas themed projects in Cinema 4D and After Effects. Freebies from Pixel Lab, CG Shortcuts, CG Terminal, Ratemyfuneral, more!

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Maxon 3D & Motion Design Show December 9 2020

Maxon 3D & Motion Design Show – December 9, 2020

December 9, 2020

The next Maxon 3D & Motion Design Show is on December 9, 2020. Toolfarm is a partner on the show. Watch the show right on this page.

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Maxon 3D & Motion Design Show – November 18, 2020

November 18, 2020

The schedule for Wednesday, November 18, 2020, is jam-packed with goodness, including EJ Hassenfratz, Athanasios Pozantzis, and Paul Babb.

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Burning Question: Can I Still Upgrade my Red Giant and Trapcode Products?

Burning Question: Can I Still Upgrade my Red Giant & Trapcode Products?

November 17, 2020

Yes, indeed, you can upgrade your Red Giant and Trapcode products at Toolfarm. You can either upgrade to suites or to Red Giant Complete.

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In Depth: Working with Night Time Scenes, part 1

In Depth: Working with Night Time Scenes, part 1

November 2, 2020

You really have two choices when shooting scenes that take place at night. Either shoot at night and deal with the low light situation or shoot Day for Night. Shooting at night is easier if your camera is capable of it. Day for Night, which I would recommend under certain circumstances, can be tricky but can look fantastic and undistinguishable when it’s done correctly. Part one of this article will focus on shooting in after dark.

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In Depth: Working with Night Time Scenes, part 2

In Depth: Working with Night Time Scenes, part 2

November 2, 2020

Part 1 of this two part series focused on shooting at night and when and how to accomplish shooting in low light. Part 2 focuses on working with footage shot during the daytime and color grading for night. We'll also talk about adding some night time elements to sell your shot.

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In Depth: Rain Generators

In Depth: Rain Generators

October 14, 2020

It has been cloudy here all day and is just starting to sprinkle here so I thought it might be a good time to update this article with some new information.  Added June 13, 2016: Next Limit Realflow, Insydium X-Particles, a Boris tutorial, and more examples.

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Maxon motion design show ibc 2020

Maxon 3D & Motion Design Show IBC 2020 Edition, Day 4

September 11, 2020

Maxon’s 3D & Motion Design show IBC edition Sept 8-11, 2020. Artist-focused live shows feat. Cinema 4D, Red Giant, and Redshift.

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Bill & Ted 3 Cheap Tricks Tutorial

Bill & Ted 3 VFX-cellent tutorial

August 28, 2020

Hashi, The Action Movie Dad, “travels the circuits of time to show you how to create the visual effects of Bill & Ted Face the Music!”

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