Category Archives: VFX/Animation
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While once limited to just compositing programs, visual effects plug-ins are fast becoming a mainstay of many editing systems. Once we started using our Sapphire plug-ins on our Final Cut Pro system, there was no going back to just using them with After Effects.
Prior to the release of Boris 4.0, the UI was completely overhauled. As part of this GUI renewal project, Preferences have been changed. Many items previously included in Preferences are now in the new palette window
I use Nucleo Pro, along with After Effects 7, on every single project. It's become so completely integrated into my workflow that I have already lost count of how many hours I've saved by using it. These setups will show you how to use Nucleo Pro to cut your regular design times in half.
Unlike other film-look plug-ins that give you a preset for some random film stock you've never heard of, Magic Bullet presets are based on popular color treatments and color grading styles found in well-known movies.
The drudgery of the most important part of my animation, the lip-sync, was the thorn that would keep me from finishing it. I'd draw the characters and sets and the story would seem great and ready to go, but the facial animation was always painstaking.
Bitfilm is a six year old digital film festival held annually in Hamburg, Germany. According to bitfilm founder, Aaron Koenig: "bitfilm is a place where digital film makers of all kinds can find a home. The festival is a place for them to meet face to face and exchange ideas and enthusiasm." And that it is.