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What first led to Neo3D’s development? Traditionally, when you do a 3D edit, you have to do a 2D edit first. We knew Avid was dabbling with solutions for this, but the DNxHD codec wasn’t broad enough to handle everything. …
When the makers of Sesame Street were considering whether to make certain elements of the show digital its main concern was to keeping the look and feel of the Sesame Street puppets in CG. For director Jan Carlee and the animation team at SpeakeasyFX, tasked with creating 13 nine-minute digital episodes along with footage for online games that will begin appearing within the Sesame Street show in November, this presented a number of challenges, not the least of which was creating hair and fur that moved dynamically on these characters.
New York facility UVPHACTORY used a range of 2D and full-on 3D effects for The History Channel’s latest historical/fantastical mashup, The Clash of the Gods, blending everything from stock photos and painterly, hand-drawn boards to complex VFX shots. Working with …
For all its advantages, the transition to digital video workflows has also come with many challenges. In particular, the increasing demand for HD is pushing storage systems to the max. What's the best way to deal with storage overload, unprotected assets and an expanding mix of proprietary formats? By giving archiving a new, central role in your digital workflow, you can address these concerns before they delay a project or cost you a client.
Why the recent surge in animated and live-action 3D productions from DreamWorks, Disney/Pixar and others? Because 3D films outperform their 2D counterparts at the Box Office by a margin of about 4-to-1. With maturing technology, most agree those profit margins will only increase in the months and years to come. In this video, Studio/monthly's Beth Marchant summarizes the digital roadmap that's led to the latest 3D revolution and interviews RealD CEO Michael Lewis about improved viewing experiences and the hurdles to wider 3D adoption in theaters nationwide and across the world.
As more and more digital cinema cameras come out, more and more shooters are finding particular quirks in how these cameras, as a whole and individually, react to and process light, from infrared pollution in CMOS cameras to the way the Red camera reacts to indoor, tungsten light. Luckily there are filters to correct these. Check out some of the filters for digital cinema cameras from Tiffen.
In this video check out the 17 new products Blackmagic Design introduced at NAB 2009 including the Ultrascope, which had many editors and colorists calling it the hit of the show. The Ultrascope is a software/hardware combination that includes waveform, vectorscope, histogram and audio monitoring for only $695.
The 3D animated short was directed by students at Paris-based visual communication school GOBELINS, l’à©cole de l’image. OKTAPODI, a 3D animated short film directed by six students at Paris-based visual communication school Gobelins, l’à©cole de l’image, was nominated for an …