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In depth Fireworks

In Depth: Fireworks Extravaganza with Fun New Content

July 3, 2024

Each July 4 we update a collection of fun tutorials on making fireworks. Enjoy tutorials for Particular, Particle Illusion, X-Particles, more!

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Maxon’s NAB 2024 Presentations Archives

May 8, 2024

Watch live or catch the archives of Maxon’s NAB 2024 Presentations, featuring top artists from around the globe.

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secret to vdbs in unreal engine tutorial

The Secret to Cinematic VDBs in Unreal Engine 3 | Pixel Lab

December 19, 2023

Want to know how to quickly get VDBs to work in Unreal Engine? Joshua Kerr shows you how in this tutorial.  Plus, he has some super secret tips and shows you hidden settings to give those VDBs cinematic quality.

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smoke fog orbs

Smoke & Fog, Orbs, and Light Flicker: New Effects in Continuum 2023.5

June 15, 2023

Nick Harauz gives you a tour of Smoke & Fog, Orbs, and Light Flicker effects in the latest release of Boris FX Continuum 2023.5.

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What is a greeble?

Burning Question: Greeble… What is it and how to make your own

June 15, 2023

A greeble is really all about faking out your audience! It’s the small details that make something appear to be more complex than it actually is.

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Create Colored Pyro Smoke with Houdini & Redshift

Create Colored Pyro Smoke with Houdini & Redshift

March 21, 2023

Tim from helloluxx gives you a demonstration of how to create simple, beautiful colored pyro smoke with Houdini and Redshift.

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Flamethrower fumefx

Create a Flamethrower with FumeFX for 3ds Max

March 7, 2023

Create a realistic flamethrower simulation with FumeFX in 3ds Maxm complete with a realistic blast with rolling fireballs and billowing smoke.

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VFX & Chill with Seth & Hashi, Live December 16, 2022

December 14, 2022

It’s the last VFX & Chill show of 2022 on December 16. Learn helpful Visual Effects tips and tricks with Seth, Hashi, and Michael.

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Fire, Smoke, and Explosion

Fire, Smoke, and Explosion with Cinema 4D 2023.1

November 9, 2022

Chris Schmidt of Rocket Lasso and Guest Rick Barrett talk about Fire, Smoke, and Explosion with Pyro, a new feature in Cinema 4D.

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VFX & Chill with Seth & Hashi, November 4, 2022

November 4, 2022

On the November 4 episode of VFX & Chill, Hashi, Michael, and Seth bake homemade VFX inspired by their favorite movies and TV shows.

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Maxon 3D & Motion Design Show from IBC

Maxon IBC 2022 Archives – More videos added!

September 23, 2022

Missed some of the great presentations from Maxon during IBC 2022? Well, don’t fret because the Maxon IBC 2022 Archives are now online.

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In Depth: Creating Space

In Depth: Creating Space – A Galaxy of Resources for your Epic Space Film (Updated!)

August 18, 2022

Space, the final frontier! Learn to create stars, galaxies, moons, and more for your next space-themed film or science fiction short.

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V-Ray for Cinema 4D How to Series

Create realistic atmospheric effects with V-Ray for Cinema 4D

August 9, 2022

Learn how to simulate natural-looking skies with realistic atmospheric depth, using the V-Ray Aerial Perspective in V-Ray for Cinema 4D.

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Maxon’s 3D Motion Show June 2022

June 22, 2022

Streaming right now, catch the June edition of the Maxon 3D Motion Show. Below the video, read the schedule for today’s presentations.

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Burning forest deep glow

Realistic Burning Forest in UNDER 5 minutes!

June 14, 2022

Create a burning forest with Deep Glow from Plugin Everything, used in After Effects. Visual FX Pro shows you how. In the tutorial, they use pieces from Visual FX Pro…

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