THINGS WE FIND INSPIRING
Brainstorm Digital Recreates Iconic 1950s Coney Island for Woody Allen’s Wonder Wheel
The Emmy Award-winning team at Brainstorm Digital has built its rep on exquisitely detailed period recreations and matte painting integrations — and for good reason. Their work recreating the iconic look of 1950s Coney Island in Woody Allen’s latest, Wonder Wheel, is no exception. Brainstorm relied on Mocha Pro’s tracking in conjunction with their NUKE workflow to help them on long scenes that were often 2000-5000 frames!
“From adding simple building signs to applying clean plates to remove set rigs, Mocha Pro has been such a game-changer in our normal pipeline.”- Mani Trump, Compositing Supervisor.
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Lens Flare Effects with Sapphire
Sapphire’s Lens Flares are the crown jewel in the legendary Sapphire lighting package, renowned for their high-quality photorealistic look in the Hollywood post & VFX circuit. Whether it’s a subtle natural light leak or an over-the-top in your face flare. Sapphire’s Lens Flare Designer gives you the ability to easily add amazing presets designed by the pros or create your own flares from scratch.
Watch this Lens Flare tutorial to get started in Avid Media Composer.
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How to Remove a Logo Using Mocha Pro and Adobe After Effects
Vin Morreale, Product Specialist and indie filmmaker, shows two different basic object removal workflows using Mocha Pro inside Adobe After Effects. Learn how to track & remove a logo from a shirt.
Plus, save the day by quickly removing objects like an unwanted lavaliere mic with Mocha Pro’s Remove Module and clean plate tools. Mocha Pro from Boris FX is a planar motion tracking plug-in with advanced tools for object removal, masking, screen replacements, image stabilization and more.
Learn more at borisfx.com. The Mocha Pro plug-in is available for Adobe After Effects, Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer and OFX hosts.
Adobe Online Photography event
On Wednesday 6th December you had a chance to hear top tips and tricks from leading travel photographer, The Fella, and lifestyle bloggers and Instagrammers, Maria Marie and Claire Menary. They showed us the steps they take to capture the perfect shot, discover editing tips first-hand and take a tour with us across Adobe’s latest photography tools and features with Adobe’s Principal Solutions Consultant for Digital Imaging, Richard Curtis. It’s very inspiring and We hope you enjoy it!
Learn more about the speakers here:
Richard Curtis: http://blogs.adobe.com/creative/autho…
The Fella: https://thefella.com
Maria Marie: http://www.mariamarie.com
Claire Menary: http://www.iswas.london/
Introduction to VRscans
Watch this video to find out about the technology behind the VRscans’ photorealistic materials and how easy they are to use and implement into the artists’ pipeline. You’ll be able to show your customers how they can cut the workflow for creating complex
Modeling Workflow in Maya 2018
Check out the Modeling workflow in Maya 2018 that helped create both the character and environment for our internal project, Wall of Death. We cover many recent and new features, such as quad draw, curve warp deformer, and the new circularize tool, that combine to create a powerful modeling workflow in Maya. Fun bonus: we even use MASH to help model the environment.
Find out what else is new in Maya 2018: http://autode.sk/Maya2018 ‘Wall of Death’ Directed by Rockstar Created by: Long Winter Studios.