Category Archives: VFX/Animation
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When Rose, the terminally ill female assassin (Helen Mirren) in Shadowboxer plans out one last final hit, she enlists the help of her lover/stepson (Cuba Gooding Jr.). Making his directorial debut, Lee Daniels turned to Philadelphia-based Shooters Post & Transfer to handle the visual effects, compositing, title sequence and digital intermediate process.
Emmy winner Dean Velez presents three substantial projects designed to share some his excellent expert techniques to speed and improve your creation of such things as News Bumpers, Opening Title Sequences, and he even includes a very slick Corporate Identity piece.
Stu Maschwitz, CTO at The Orphanage, joined the then-fledgling studio immediately after its launch in 1999. His goal, along with the other founders, was to maintain a creative "one person, one shot" philosophy. So what happened when practical considerations met idealism?
Filming the screen adaptation of a revered graphic novel presented some unique technical challenges for first-time director James McTeigue. But the V for Vendetta helmer is no ordinary first-timer, having served as 1st AD on all three Matrix films and Star Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones.
AJ Koch Video Editor Base2 Studios Denver, CO Favorite Gear : Apple Shake List : $2,399 to $4,422 Why I love It: The thing I love most about Shake is that there are hundreds of ways to get your desired effect
Furnace 3 for Shake, now available from The Foundry, includes some 11 image processing plug-ins, many of which automate time-consuming processes in the creation of digital visual effects. The new plug-ins
Photoshop is already the single most ubiquitous tool in digital video. If you're not using Adobe's PS version CS2, it's definitely time to upgrade. The DV presets alone will make your life a lot easier
NaturalMotion's endorphin is already highly touted for its ability to create dynamic human body motion. We used endorphin in a recent production and it proved to be a powerful tool for creating complex prop animation.