The Making of Neill Blomkamp’s Adam: Behind The Scenes

The Making of Neill Blomkamp’s Adam: Behind The Scenes

Check out this fascinating series of behind the scenes videos showing how Oats Studios created Adam in real-time using Unity. We previously had a chat with visual effects supervisor Chris Harvey over at Oats Studios and discussed photogrammetry tech and how it was used in some of their short films. You can read that here! Watch Adam E1 and Adam E2, below is the most recent E3 Made With Unity: ADAM – Behind the Scenes Behind The Scenes: CG Humans Part…

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Boris Continuum in Avid Media Composer Tips Part 2/3

Boris Continuum in Avid Media Composer Tips Part 2/3

The second part to our Continuum 11 tips series is here! Follow along with Jasen Hattams as he runs through more tips for using Boris Continuum within Avid Media Composer. In this episode learn how to add realistic sparks behind a moving object using the BCC Particle System. Watch part 1 here Check out Boris Continuum 11 here Part 3 coming soon!

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

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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