Sean Frangella loves making a good camera tutorial. In this one he will explain camera rigs using Maxon Cinema 4D’s target camera, motion camera and camera cranes.
Follow along with Claudio Setti as he shows you how to use Pixologic Zbrush to create a Dynamesh head. Its actually pretty amazing watching him go through all the motions! Plus he has such a calming voice! Enjoy!
Now through April 22nd, 2014 you can pick up any FurryBall License for 50% off!
“It has been said many, many times: Akira Kurosawa is a master filmmaker — perhaps the master. However, what skill did the Master master? The general consensus leans toward Kurosawa’s incredible ability to tell stories through editing, the techniques of which are analyzed in this video by Phil Baumhardt. Find out how Kurosawa approached cutting the final battle scene in Seven Samurai, as well as the motivations behind his approach after the break.” – V Renee of No Film School
“LAS VEGAS–(EON: Enhanced Online News)–At the 2014 NAB Show, Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced a major new release of Adobe Primetime, the industry’s most advanced TV delivery and monetization platform for programmers and pay-TV service providers. Primetime 2.0 includes a new cloud ad insertion service that lets customers insert ads into live, linear and on-demand content across any platform, giving them the flexibility and reach to monetize content on any device. Adobe also unveiled Concurrency Monitoring as an extension to the Emmy award-winning Primetime PayTV Pass service allowing customers to manage the number of streams accessed across each device.”
This is straight in from the fine folks over at Red Giant. If you aren’t on their mailing list then you probably aren’t aware but Magic Bullet Looks 2.5 is getting quite the update for the new Red Giant Universe.
Here is what was in the newsletter:
“Completely rebuilt. GPU-accelerated. New color correction tools. Free update.
March 31, 2014 – Today, Red Giant announced Magic Bullet Looks 2.5, an upcoming free update for current users of Looks and the Red Giant Color Suite. The free update includes new color correction tools, better previewing of presets, and a major bump in speed.
“It might look mostly the same at first glance,” said Nate Sparks, Red Giant Color Suite product manager, “but what’s under the hood is brand-spanking entirely new. Magic Bullet Looks has been around for a long time, and we know how much users depend on it every day in their work. But we reached a point in development where the older technology it was built on was holding us back.”
Rather than continuing to build Looks on old code, the developers chose to spend the last year rebuilding it entirely from scratch – preserving the hugely popular Magic Bullet Looks experience while giving it new life and a bright future.
“A few weeks ago, we announced an entirely new development platform and effects library called Universe,” said Red Giant co-founder Andrew Little. “That technology allows us to quickly create new effects and update existing ones quickly. Magic Bullet Looks has been rebuilt on the same flexible, GPU-enhanced technology, and it opens the door for us to do a lot more with Looks and other existing products in the future.“
In the meantime, you don’t have to wait to get new features out of Magic Bullet Looks. The free update includes the following enhancements:
- Speed increases of up to 95% on Windows® and more than 25% on Mac®.
- Improved Looks Previewing: allows users to hover over Looks to preview the results.
- Strength Slider: control the overall strength of your entire Look with an easy-to-use, key-framable slider.
- LUT Tool: allows users to import .cube LUTs as well as 12 new LUT presets.
- S-Curve Tool: makes it easy to add contrast without losing detail.
- Better Custom Looks Management: makes it easier to share your Looks with other editors.
“These updates are just the beginning,” said Sparks. “We’ve wanted to do much more with Magic Bullet Looks. And now, with Looks rebuilt, you can expect to see big things in the future.”
Holy smoking deals! Right now through the end of April, 2014… owners of GenArts Sapphire can cross-grade to Boris Continuum Complete 9 for a special low cost!
(Receive v8 now, get v9 upon release)
Limit two cross-grades per customer!
Follow along as Kevin McAullife shows you how to create a Michael Bay style Hollywood VFX look in Adobe After Effects CC.
NAB is a lot to take in, I’m going to be honest… it is pretty brutal. From the walking, to the talking, from the thinking, to the drinking… If you want to make it out of NAB alive check this here guide!