VFX

Flame 2020: machine learning used to modify objects in moving footage

Flame 2020: machine learning used to modify objects in moving footage

With a series of new features tied to machine learning, Flame 2020 offers artists significant creative flexibility and performance boosts. The new version can be discovered at NAB 2019. Everywhere…

Reallusion: a new 3D Game Character Creation and animation pipeline

Reallusion: a new 3D Game Character Creation and animation pipeline

Introduced at GDC 2019, the new 3D Game Character Creation and animation pipeline from Reallusion is a disruptive solution used to create a digital double for Keanu Reeves in the…

Red Giant Cheap Tricks: how to create VFX similar to Alladin or Captain Marvel

Red Giant Cheap Tricks: how to create VFX similar to Alladin or Captain Marvel

If you want to know how to create buzzworthy blockbuster effects, Daniel Hashimoto, creator of Action Movie Kid, shares with you some of the best tricks to create fantastic VFX…

How to create a surveillance camera effect using HitFilm Express

How to create a surveillance camera effect using HitFilm Express

Classified Mission: Renegade, the film, is the base to share with HitFilm users a series of tutorials explaining how to use the NLE to edit footage. The first tutorial is…

Cinema 4D MoGraph toolset receives Technical Achievement Award

Cinema 4D MoGraph toolset receives Technical Achievement Award

What do Blade Runner 2049, The Avengers: Infinity War, Ready Player One, and Black Panther have in common? They all relied on Cinema 4D’s MoGraph toolset to deliver their…

HitFilm Pro 12: FXhome rebuilds its video editing and VFX software

HitFilm Pro 12: FXhome rebuilds its video editing and VFX software

Officially announced today, the new version of HitFilm Pro is not just an update. FXhome’s ambitious upgrade features a new user interface, a 10X performance boost, tools for 3D…

Manou the Swift: first animated film from LUXX Studios relies on AMD power

Manou the Swift: first animated film from LUXX Studios relies on AMD power

Manou the Swift features Kate Winslet, Willem Dafoe as the seagull “parents” of an adopted swift. It’s the first time they perform together, and also a first for LUXX…

Streambox to receive Emmy Award for innovation in streaming transport

Streambox to receive Emmy Award for innovation in streaming transport

Streambox is a recipient of an Emmy Award for Technology and Engineering. The award has been granted to Streambox for their work on pioneering reliable transmission methodology for live contribution…

REVIEW – Sapphire 2019 from Boris FX

REVIEW – Sapphire 2019 from Boris FX

With the release of Mocha Pro 5 a few weeks ago, the team at Boris FX is still working at a feverish pitch behind the scenes to get the newest…

Red Giant introduces Dynamic Fluids in Trapcode Suite 15

Red Giant introduces Dynamic Fluids in Trapcode Suite 15

The introduction of Dynamics Fluids in Trapcode Suite 15  means that for the first time ever, artists can create particle systems within After Effects that interact in a realistic fluid…

New “Fusion in Resolve” 20 minute quickstart

New “Fusion in Resolve” 20 minute quickstart

Hot off the moviola.com presses: a 20 minute guide to get you up and running in Resolve’s new Fusion page. Been holding off taking the deep dive into…

REVIEW – MOCHA PRO 2019

REVIEW – MOCHA PRO 2019

How do you make “the best” even better.  Now, I know that saying something is “the best” can be subjective, but when just about everyone on the planet agrees with…

Globe animations in After Effects: The next chapter

Globe animations in After Effects: The next chapter

Just two weeks ago I looked at how globe animations had evolved between 1997 and 2010 – and now Andrew Kramer and the team at Video CoPilot have written the next…

AE Project Diary: 7) Globe animation

AE Project Diary: 7) Globe animation

It might not be obvious, but this simple globe animation was influenced by a Hollywood blockbuster.  I’m happy to admit that there’s nothing spectacular about it, and that…

Rotoscoping tips: beginning, reminders

Rotoscoping tips: beginning, reminders

For beginners looking for approaches using After Effects instead of the few more specialized tools, there are some still classic interrelated resources to supplement the recent Stu Maschwitz tweet (later…