Boris Continuum in Avid Media Composer Tips Part 1/3

Boris Continuum in Avid Media Composer Tips Part 1/3

Join Jasen Hattams in part 1 of this series as he runs through a number of tips for using Boris Continuum within Avid Media Composer. In this episode he showcases how to use the Color Correction unit and also how to utilize mocha to easily and accurately track specific moving objects in a scene. Stay tuned for part 2 and part 3 coming this month! Check out Boris Continuum 11 here

Black Friday / Cyber Monday 2017 Sales

Black Friday / Cyber Monday 2017 Sales

We’ve got a fantastic selection of Black Friday sales to offer at AV3 this year, a few of which have already started! Keep an eye on this page for more deals as they come in. On Sale Now Boris FX 30% – 50% Off Details: Now – Tuesday, November 28, 2017 50% off product bundles — all available options 30% off all individual products — including Continuum 11, Sapphire 11 and mocha Pro 5 Sale is on nodelocked licenses only Sale is limited to one license…

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Framestore Interview: Behind the Seams of Marvelous Designer in ‘Doctor Strange’

Framestore Interview: Behind the Seams of Marvelous Designer in ‘Doctor Strange’

When Marvel’s Doctor Strange starring Benedict Cumberbatch was released last year, one of the most talked about characters wasn’t one that you might think. It was Strange’s cloak of levitation, a piece of the doctor’s wardrobe that has its own magical powers and often helped out in tricky situations. To give the cloak the right kind of character, visual effects studio Framestore took the on-set cloak worn by Cumberbatch and generated a CG version. To do that as accurately as…

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Creating Superhero Titles with Plugins, Plus FREE Title Templates for After Effects!

Creating Superhero Titles with Plugins, Plus FREE Title Templates for After Effects!

Join us with Scott Newman as we break down all the most popular titling plugins and tools available for your video and motion graphics projects. Scroll down to get our awesome FREE templates. Get your FREE Blockbuster style After Effects templates below! No plugins required. Works with After Effects CS6 & above We hope you enjoy! Plugins used in this video: Video Copilot’s Element 3D Boris Continuum NewBlueFX Titler Pro  

How Neill Blomkamp’s experimental Oats Studios is using photogrammetry for its short films

How Neill Blomkamp’s experimental Oats Studios is using photogrammetry for its short films

Director Neill Blomkamp is doing something many filmmakers and visual effects artists can only dream about – he’s making a series of experimental shorts with no studio oversight. Of course, the director of District 9, Elysium and Chappie is already an experienced filmmaker, but his newly-formed Oats Studios is looking to buck the system by making a whole bunch of shorts, many using complex visual effects, and seeing what sticks.Interestingly, Blomkamp and his visual effects supervisor Chris Harvey have relied…

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NEW VIDEO: Creating Bullet Shell Ejections in After Effects with Element 3D

NEW VIDEO: Creating Bullet Shell Ejections in After Effects with Element 3D

Our newest video with Scott Newman demonstrates the process of shooting and editing a slow motion sequence showing bullet shells being ejected from an automatic weapon. A variety of tools and techniques are used to achieve this cinematic realistic look. Find out how by watching below! Plugins featured in the video: Element 3D Primatte Keyer Optical Flares Action Essentials Projectile Weapons Pack You can now watch part 1 of the full tutorial to create this effect below:

VIDEO: Create Glints and Light Leaks with Boris Continuum in Avid

VIDEO: Create Glints and Light Leaks with Boris Continuum in Avid

Here is the the second and final part of our collaboration with Jasen Hattams that guides you through several effects created using Boris Continuum within Avid Media Composer. In this part learn how to add visually striking glints and light leaks to spice up your footage. Get Boris Continuum here Browse our store for more plugins Subscribe to our YouTube channel

Screen Scene goes invisible with V-Ray on ’Black Sails’

Screen Scene goes invisible with V-Ray on ’Black Sails’

In television right now, some of the most elaborate visual effects work required is of the ‘invisible’ variety. These are the shots that you might just not notice, but have actually gone through the hands of many skilled effects artisans. One show capitalising on this seamless type of VFX work is the Starz series Black Sails. For season 4, Dublin-based studio Screen Scene VFX was called upon to create a raft of period city shots by augmenting live action and…

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VIDEO: Create Light Streaks and Lens Flare Effects with Boris Continuum in Avid

VIDEO: Create Light Streaks and Lens Flare Effects with Boris Continuum in Avid

In the first of a new 2-part series we teamed up with Jasen Hattams from the Creative Collective to demonstrate how to add impressive light streaks and lens flares to your footage in Avid with BCC. Follow along with Jasen to learn invaluable workflow tips with Boris Continuum and how to use the integrated mocha planar tracking. Get Boris Continuum here Browse our store for more plugins Subscribe to our YouTube channel to be notified when part 2 is released