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Curious Turtle Fundamentals of mocha – 14 – Camera Solver – Solving for Moving Shapes

August 1, 2012

Sometimes it is not possible to track a feature throughout the entire shot.  In this tutorial we see how to get a good solve with features that move offscreen. We then see the possibilities for adding moving features to our tracked and solved camera.  To test our solve we move to After Effects and check out the camera track and the object track.

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3D Composite Using Video Copilot Element 3D and Action Essentials II

August 1, 2012

Check out this great new example and tutorial by Andrew Kramer at Video Copilot: “Here is another fun example using Element 3D with live action footage and 3D Camera tracking… for the explosion, I used some Action Essentials 2 along with some colored lights to create the fire illumination.

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5 After Effects Keyframe Tips | PremiumBeat

July 31, 2012

This is a good one for the newbies to Adobe After Effects: 5 tips to quickly and effectively create keyframes in After Effects.

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Understanding Thinking Particles Fundamentals

Understanding Thinking Particles Fundamentals

July 31, 2012

Post at Motioneers.net: “Here is a video tutorial about Thinking Particles. This time we will go as basic as we can by avoiding presets and instead using the most fundamental nodes the particle system has to offer. We’ll set up an emitter from scratch and then build a simple particle simulation. This tutorial is – once again – not about creating fancy renders, it is meant to teach you the core techniques of Thinking Particles. I hope you learn something.”

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Inspirations/ Tutorial: Video Copilot Element 3D Examples by Serge Mustu

July 30, 2012

Post by Serge Mustu on Vimeo: “Here are some MoGraph like animations I’ve done with Element 3D (plugin from Video Copilot). I broke up the text inside of Cinema4D and imported the models into E3D.”

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Luca Visual FX Training Series: Film Leaders

Luca Visual FX Training Series: Film Leaders

July 30, 2012

Kes Akalaonu / NLE Ninja introduces you to Luca Visual Effects'Film Leaders works in After Effects, Final Cut Pro, and Motion using the Noise Industries FxFactory Engine.

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In-depth tutorial for Callouts 1.2 for Final Cut Pro X

In-depth tutorial for Callouts 1.2 for Final Cut Pro X

July 25, 2012

In-depth tutorial for Callouts 1.2

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What’s New in Callouts 1.2 Tutorial Video for Final Cut Pro X

What’s New in Callouts 1.2 Tutorial Video for Final Cut Pro X

July 25, 2012

What’s New in Callouts 1.2 Tutorial Video

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Video Copilot Element 3D Particle Replicator

Video Copilot Element 3D Particle Replicator

July 23, 2012

Video Copilot has a new tutorial out about how to use the replicator options in Element 3D.

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Element 3D: Beyond Basics; Importing Objects & Building Materials, Extruding Masks & Text

Element 3D: Beyond Basics; Importing Objects & Building Materials, Extruding Masks & Text

July 17, 2012

New Video Copilot Element 3D Tutorials: Beyond the Basics: Everything you need to know to get started! Importing Objects & Building Materials: C4D tips, OBJ exporting and more!

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FXhome HitFilm VGHS Derez VFX tutorial

FXhome HitFilm VGHS Derez VFX tutorial

July 17, 2012

This is a tutorial for FXhome HitFilm and a custom effect for Video Game High School.

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Creating Realistic Dust Hits with Trapcode Particular

Creating Realistic Dust Hits with Trapcode Particular

July 5, 2012

Post at Red Giant TV: “In this tutorial, John Einselen shows you how to create realistic dust hits with Trapcode Particular. He also covers some very advanced compositing techniques for 3D animators working with Particular.”

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Create a Parallax Shift Effect Using Timeline and 3D Features of Photoshop CS6

Create a Parallax Shift Effect Using Timeline and 3D Features of Photoshop CS6

July 5, 2012

Post by Stephen Petrany at PSDtuts+ : “Photoshop CS6 includes several new features that you can use to create 3D and video effects. In this tutorial, we will combine these new tools to simulate 3D depth in a 2D photograph using the new 3D and video timeline features available in Photoshop CS6 Extended.”

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Cinema 4D Setup Breakdown/ Whiskey Bottle and Glass by Matt Beckham

July 2, 2012

Check out this excellent studio shot breakdown for creating a whiskey bottle and glass tumbler, using Cinema 4D, by Matt Beckham.

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Color Isolation Effect with Magic Bullet Colorista II

Color Isolation Effect with Magic Bullet Colorista II

July 2, 2012

Michele Yamazaki from Toolfarm explains a couple of cool tricks that you can do with color in Red Giant Software Magic Bullet Colorista II, a robust tool made for color correcting footage.&nbsp;</p>

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