Had to do it, just had to share. Optimistic about this one… The official Alien: Covenant trailer just dropped a little earlier than expected. Nothing else to say, so check it out. Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant releases on May 19, 2017
I heard ya’ll liked Node-Based workflows. In honor of GDC 2017, SideFX has put up their Games & VR Reel with the projects that Houdini has been used on. Projects include Dear Angelica, Quill, Uncharted 4, The Last of Us 2, and ton of other amazing work by the fantastic artists. Full Credits.
So I had written this article on the topic, and decided to make a motion graphics piece to go along with it. Why not right? I hope you may find some enjoyment out of it, and if you do, Please share!
Everyone expected the GH5 to be an improvement over the GH4 in low light. It’s a newer camera and that should be a given. How much better? Andrew Dean @ HillbillyGripTruck uploaded a video comparing the GH4 to the new GH5. I decided to run the GH4 samples through a denoiser and see the differences. […]
ZERO VFX is a visual effects and creative studio headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. Their work includes film & commercial with films such as The Magnificent Seven, Ghostbusters, and Hardcore Henry among many others. For Fences, they were tasked with handling the important environment VFX that you don’t see, in transforming a modern location into 1950’s […]
Cuz their swords are sharpened. Get it? I’ve always appreciated a good sharpening algorithm, to the dismay of my friend Chase, the video purist. Part of my post chain *typically* includes some kind of sharpening in the stack. I keep it conservative, but I get a little demon whispering in my ear if I don’t […]
They have a Shark Jumping Out of the Snow. Analog is a VFX studio based out of London, and they completed work on the launch trailer for the game Steep by Ubisoft. Steep is essentially the MMO/Open World of extreme sports. Taking it back to 2004 baby. The trailer depicts a team designing their own […]
Thought this was a fun & simple little tut. Happy Friday. Rocketstock put up a tutorial on how they created a Zordon style effect as done in the upcoming Power Rangers film within After Effects. Using basic integrated plugins like card dance, radio waves, and a pre-rendered distortion layer, the effect looks pretty cool and […]
The VariCam Pure is a collaboration project between Panasonic and Codex. It has a S35 sensor that shoots 4K and integrated uncompressed RAW up to 120fps to the internal Codex designed device. It takes standard Codex 2.0 Drives and has 14+ stops of Dynamic Range. And it only records RAW. No compressed codecs internally. Panasonic […]
I’m excited like I’m in Gradeschool Again! Had to share. 20th Century Fox has released their official prologue to Alien: Covenant. It is quite a nice little intro and made me care about this crew more than I did about the entire cast of Prometheus. (Disc: I still love Prometheus for its style, regardless of […]