Category Archives: VFX/Animation

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Jep Hill Joins Guava 3D Department

New York visual effects studio Guava announced today that Jep Hill joined the company's innovative 3D department. With more than a dozen years working in Hollywood as a compositor, lighting and scripting technical director, sequence supervisor, and cg supervisor, Hill enters Guava as a visual effects supervisor. more »

Pan and Zoom Like Ken Burns with Boris Continuum Complete 5.0

This tutorial shows how to use the Pan and Zoom filter in the new Boris Continuum Complete (BCC) 5.0 release, which is designed to simplify documentary style pan and zoom techniques. more »

Create A Photo-Real Project Using Camera Projection in Maya 8.5

Fooling the eye is a tricky thing and duplicating reality is no easy task.This turorial shows one way to get a relatively fast photo-real result for a project using Autodesk Maya. more »

Frantic Films Fusion 5

The software division of visual effects studio Frantic Films announced the release of Awake, a plug-in pack for eyeon Software's Fusion 5. Awake includes six plug-ins: Lens Distort, Stereo Image Stacking more »

REVIEW: Maxon Cinema 4D R10

Cinema 4D R10 is not your typical upgrade release. Instead of just fixing a few bugs and adding the expected novel tools, Maxon has completely overhauled the Cinema 4D core, putting Cinema 4D on the same level more »

Zaxwerks Layer Tools

Zaxwerks announced its new Layer Tools set of plug-ins for Adobe After Effects. Layer Tools helps users convert Photoshop image layers into 3D graphics without the design falling apart due to more »

REALVIZ to Showcase HDR Imaging Studio & Movimento at SIGGRAPH

REALVIZ, a leader in image processing software development, will be showcasing their latest technological advancements at this year's SIGGRAPH show, which takes place next week in San Diego, USA from 7.- 9. August 2007. more »

Creating a Carpet of Clouds with Trapcode Particular

A lot of people ask me how I did the first shot of the film Polar (an opening trailer for the French film festival "Polar dans la ville") and I must say it is quite easy with Trapcode Particular. more »

A Poetic Film Fest Trailer with After Effects and Particular

Pierre Michel was offered what most artists dream of from a client: carte blanche to create whatever he envisioned. The project was to create the opening for the French film festival "Polar dans la ville" ("Polar in the town"), which would be printed to 35mm film and projected at about 40 cinemas around Paris as well as on television. more »

Toon Boom Studio 4 Is Coming

Emmy Award-winning Toon Boom Animation Inc. today announced the upcoming release of Toon Boom Studio 4. As the all-in-one animation software, Studio 4 offers a smooth experience creating rich, eye-catching animations for video, websites, television, film, games, mobile devices, and more. Based on a powerful Emmy award-winning technology, Studio 4 brings greater capabilities to create a wider range of animation styles easily, all within a more user friendly interface. more »