Category Archives: Tutorial

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Video Tutorial: How to Set Up an ACES Workflow in Assimilate Scratch

In this nine-minute video tutorial, Graham Austin of South Africa's DI Film Company, an editorial, grading, and on-set DI services facility in South Africa, shows you how to set up Assimilate Scratch to take advantage of the Academy Color Encoding … more »

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Autodesk Maya 2015: Bifrost Procedural Effects Platform

Autodesk shows off Bifrost, the new procedural effects platform designed to simplify complex liquid simulation and photorealistic rendering tasks.

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After Effects: Detail-Preserving Upscale

For AE Tuts+, trainer Mikey Borup looks at a new feature in After Effects that promises better upscaling. Visit the original page for a downloadable video file (153 MB).

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After Effects: Fancy Write On Effect

According to Evan Abrams with PremiumBeat.com, this simple effect using multiple layers offset in time is "totally in vogue." Check out the video tutorial to get an idea about how to make your own.

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Simulated Scopes

Make stock footage your own by using After Effects to simulate night-vision goggles, sniper scopes, binoculars, and more. This free video tutorial from Video Copilot shows you how and includes project files.

Create Pixel-Perfect Photo Patterns

Looking for new ideas about ways to jazz up your graphics? Shutterstock has an easy Photoshop tutorial that suggests a quick way to experiment and build a repeating pattern in Photoshop that incorporates photographic elements.

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Cinema 4D Sound Effector Animation Tutorial

Greyscalegorilla's Nick Campbell shows you how to create a sound-controlled animation, without keyframes, using Cinema 4D's Sound Effector tool.

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RED Epic Tips for DSLR Shooters

Here's an interesting collaborative tutorial/interview with Denver's Dave Dugdale, the creator of the site Learning DSLR Video and James Drake, owner of the Denver RED rental facility 5k Insight. Drake covers the similarities and differences between shooting video with a … more »

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Kit Essentials for Shooting Time-Lapse

Preston Kanak walks you through his favorite equipment to use when shooting a time-lapse sequence on location. As Kanak says, "Shooting a time-lapse is not a science. There is no perfect formula to ensure you are successful every time. However, … more »

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Create The Expendables 2 Trailer Title Sequence with ShapeShifter AE

The folks at Mettle recently posted this nice tutorial from Nancy Eperjesy, president of Mettle's Software and Creative Services divisions, on how to use Mettle's ShapeShifter AE plug-in to create the animated 3D skull and knife logo appearing at the … more »