VFX

Review: Flame Painter 4, a VFX toolbox designed for photographers

Review: Flame Painter 4, a VFX toolbox designed for photographers

Launched in June, Flame Painter 4 celebrates a decade with many new features. If you’ve never used the app, the trial version available will be a complete surprise: it…

Automatic Rotoscoping…For Free

Automatic Rotoscoping…For Free

We’re still a few years away from where machine learning AI can produce rotoscoping that rivals what human artists can achieve (though only a very few), but even today…

IBC 2019: Boris FX acquires SilhouetteFX and Digital Film Tools

IBC 2019: Boris FX acquires SilhouetteFX and Digital Film Tools

Boris FX acquisition of SilhouetteFX (SFX) and Digital Film Tools (DFT) adds highly-specialized feature film rotoscoping, paint, and photo editing plug-ins to the Boris FX suite. Boris FX…

Foundry’s Nuke is now a Netflix Post Technology Alliance product

Foundry’s Nuke is now a Netflix Post Technology Alliance product

Foundry  has joined the Netflix Post Technology Alliance (PTA) with Nuke, its award-winning node-based compositor, as part of the “VFX” technology category. The Netflix Post Technology Alliance (PTA…

VEGAS POST: MAGIX’s NLE gets the special effects from FXhome

VEGAS POST: MAGIX’s NLE gets the special effects from FXhome

VEGAS Creative Software and FXhome announced at NAB 2019 their partnership to create a new solution for editing video and creating special effects. Well, VEGAS POST is here now. VEGAS…

Creating Game of Thrones special effects at home with Red Giant’s VFX Suite

Creating Game of Thrones special effects at home with Red Giant’s VFX Suite

Game of Thrones delivered some of the best visual effects and tricks you could imagine, and now you get to recreate some of them at home, using Red Giant’s…

2019: The year of affordable 3D

2019: The year of affordable 3D

With the announcement of Maya Indie and the release of user-friendly Blender 2.8, the democratization of high-end 3D animation has finally arrived. Back in the nineties, an…

HitFilm 13 Pro: Foundry’s Camera Tracker integrated in timeline

HitFilm 13 Pro: Foundry’s Camera Tracker integrated in timeline

FXhome is at SIGGRAPH to show its new version of HitFilm. Version 13 of the app adds access to camera tracker directly in the timeline, powerful new VFX plug-ins…

Bifrost for Maya: creating VFX quickly

Bifrost for Maya: creating VFX quickly

Showcased at SIGGRAPH 2019, Bifrost for Maya makes it possible for 3D artists and technical directors to create serious effects in Maya quickly and easily using a new visual programming…

NVIDIA conferences and courses: the future of filmmaking at SIGGRAPH 2019

NVIDIA conferences and courses: the future of filmmaking at SIGGRAPH 2019

From photo-realistic digital humans created in real-time to the digital techniques used in Disney’s “The Lion King”, the series of NVIDIA conferences at SIGGRAPH 2019 gives us…

Learn the Fusion page in Resolve: in 20 minutes

Learn the Fusion page in Resolve: in 20 minutes

Blackmagic have really pushed the limit in terms of what you can get for free in the software realm. Not only have they turned what was previously a high six…

AE Project Diary: 9) Digital van replacement

AE Project Diary: 9) Digital van replacement

In July last year I began work on a number of vfx shots for a short film called “At the edge of night”. I had expected the work…

Redshift3D Per Trail Color

Redshift3D Per Trail Color

Redshift3D Per Trail Color Rendering X-Particles per trail colors & creating abstract art…

Fireworks

Fireworks

Fireworks Some July 4th fun with X-Particles…

CG Blood

CG Blood

CG Blood Simulating blood dripping with X-Particles…