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Video Copilot's Element 3D Used For Star Trek Intro

Posted 10 months ago by Ian Easton - Posted in General

Earlier this year Video Copilot's Andrew Kramer had the opportunity to work on the Main Titles for the Film Star Trek Into Darkness with J.J. Abrams. 

Here's what Andrew said about that exciting opportunity:

'Since the film was presented in 2D and 3D, we had to come up with a workflow that was fast &  flexible without sacrificing creativity. So we decided to render everything using our very own plug-in Element 3D! Yes, a $150 plug-in!'


'We pushed Element 3D to the limit! Being able to stay inside of After Effects while working directly with 3D objects gave us incredible freedom to build complex scenes with thousands of objects and hundreds of layers in a single comp. Plus everything was created for stereo so all the layers and objects had to be in true 3D space.'

Buy the amazing Element 3D at 5% off from AV3.

Posted by Ian Easton
Tags: Video Copilot , Element 3D , Star Trek , JJ Abrams ,

Video Copilot Set To Release New Model Pack

Posted 10 months ago by Ian Easton - Posted in Introductions

Video Copilot's new model pack is touching down in a few days! Here is a teaser to show just what is in store! The model pack has evolved during development to include detailed cockpits and fully functioning landing gear as well as a few surprises yet to come! Video Copilot have really pushed the limits to make these crafts to feature quality with dual 4K textures!



Posted by Ian Easton
Tags: Video Copilot , Element 3D , Model Pack , Textures , AV3 Software , AV3 ,

Re:Vision Release Twixtor v6

Posted 10 months ago by Ian Easton - Posted in Introductions

Save 5% on ALL Re:Vision Twixtor v6 and Twixtor Pro v6 plugins.

Twixtor v6: $313 RRP $329

Twixtor Pro v6: $565 RRP $595

Create highly engaging slow motion shots without the cost of renting a high speed camera with Twixtor®.

Now available with GPU support for Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro and After Effects, we've clocked speedups at up to 5x over the CPU version!

Twixtor v6 is now available for Adobe® Premiere Pro®, Adobe® After Effects®, Apple® Final Cut Pro® and Avid. Yes, we said up to five times faster! Acceleration of this magnitude is usually seen with higher end GPUs, but most available GPUs will provide improved calculation times (although mobile GPU acceleration is generally less than those found with desktop cards).

Of course, the total speedup end-users will see will vary once application overhead is taken into account. As a total user experience that includes reading frames, processing with Twixtor and writing frames to disk, we have measured speedups of up to 5x in After Effects. In Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro we have measured total user experience speedups of up to 3x. 

System Requirements:

After Effects CS5 or later.

Premiere Pro CS5 or later. CS6 or later is needed for GPU support. Customers must have a GPU that is supported by Premiere Pro. Premiere Pro does not need to support the GPU in OpenCL mode, but it must support the GPU in either the CUDA or OpenCL modes.

Final Cut Pro 7 or Final Cut Pro 10.0.8 and up.

GPU with 1G memory officially supported. GPUs with 500m can work for Twixtor, but are not officially supported.

Driver for GPU must support OpenCL 1.1 (even if Premiere Pro is using CUDA for your GPU). Note that Mac OS 10.7 and up automatically provides this compatibility. On Windows, check with your manufacturer for updated drivers for your GPU, and make sure that you have one that supports OpenCL 1.1. We recommend the latest drivers available.

Windows 7 or 8, 64-bit for GPU support. Vista is still supported for CPU mode.

Mac OS 10.7 or 10.8. Mac OS 10.6 still supported for CPU mode. It is highly recommended that when on Macintosh to use Mac OS 10.8 for the GPU mode of Twixtor. OpenCL drivers within are more robust and run up to 30% faster than those of Mac OS 10.7. 

Please feel fee to contact us with any questions.


Posted by Ian Easton
Tags: After Effects , Mac , Re:Vision , Twixtor , Twixtor Pro , Premiere Pro , Final Cut Pro , Windows ,

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