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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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Burning Question: How Do I Quickly Give My Project a Letterbox Look?

August 25, 2020

Add the look of letterbox and give your video a film look. Learn about the tools, techniques, and terminology of letterboxing.

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The Maxon 3D & Motion Design Show Next Wednesday Aug 12th!

The Maxon 3D Motion and Design Show for August 12, 2020 – Live Now!

August 12, 2020

The Maxon 3D Motion and Design Show for August 12, 2020, is live now! If you missed the earlier presentations check back in a day or two for the archived.

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In Depth: Upscaling Video

August 5, 2020

If you work with old video footage in standard format or can’t shoot 4K, here are several tools to make the job smoother and get better results.

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Independence Day with Dinosaurs

Independence Day VFX, But With Dinosaurs

July 14, 2020

Seth Worley shows you how to make an action scene like Independence Day, but with dinosaurs using AE, Red Giant plug-ins, and Cinema 4D.

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In Depth: Gun Fire and Muzzle Flash Effects

In Depth: Gunfire and Muzzle Flash (Updated 10 July 2020)

July 10, 2020

An exhaustive resource on adding spectacular Gunfire and Muzzle Flash effects to your action and science fiction films in your host of choice.

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LIVE Q&A with Daniel Hashimoto (Action Movie Dad)

July 8, 2020

Watch now for a chat with Daniel Hashimoto, aka Action Movie Dad. He’ll be talking with Puget Systems about his workflow, tips, tricks, the state of the industry and more!

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Stu Maschewitz - Maxon NAB 2020

Stu Maschwitz – Maxon NAB 2020 Rewind

May 14, 2020

Stu Maschwitz explains How to Rip Off the Matrix When You’re Home Alone in his Maxon NAB 2020 Rewind. It’s a Nerf Gun Battle! Find out how he did it!

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Bryan Coleman | Maxon NAB 2020 Rewind

Bryan Coleman | Maxon NAB 2020 Rewind

April 28, 2020

Bryan Coleman in his Maxon NAB 2020 Rewind, shows Redshift Lighting, rendering, and displacement maps in Cinema 4D, creating bump maps, and more.

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Daniel "Hashi" Hashimoto | Maxon NAB 2020 Rewinds

Daniel ‘Hashi’ Hashimoto | Maxon NAB 2020 Rewind

April 28, 2020

Daniel “Hashi” Hashimoto creates a quick and easy CGI character in his Maxon NAB 2020 Rewind. He composites a giant monster onto the Las Vegas Strip!

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How to make a Self-Isolation Forcefield Effect

How to make a Self-Isolation Forcefield Effect

April 14, 2020

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a self-isolation forcefield in the real world right now? Aharon Rabinowitz of Red Giant shows you how to make a self-isolation forcefield in After Effects with Red Giant plugins.

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