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A Brief Look at Texting and the Internet in Film

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Is there a better way of showing a text message in a film? How about the internet? Even though we’re well into the digital age, film is still ineffective at depicting the world we live in. Maybe the solution lies not ...

Visual Effects Mini Masterclass by David Vickery

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David Vickery is the Visual Effects Supervisor behind movies like Harry Potter and Cloverfield, and  The Dark Knight. In this video, Vickery gives a Mini Masterclass to BAFTA Guru.

The Hobbit: Production Diaries

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Peter Jackson's production diary offers a behind-the-scenes look at the making of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" . This is the first in his planned trilogy that will be followed by "The Hobbit: The Desolation of...

Create a Zach Snyder Style Slow Motion Gun Shot

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This tutorial from FilmRiot offers a nice a sample of a slow-motion gun shot effect (with bullet leaving the chamber, smoke, and flying shell) and how they did it using AfterEffects. Skip to 2:40 to see the shot in a...

How to Choose the Right Green Screen Paint Color

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Choosing the correct green screen paint can improve your chroma-key results. This episode of WOMP show you how to select a good chroma green, how light the green screen,  negatives of using too much contrast, why nois...

Visual Effects of Prometheus

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A examination of the visual effects in Ridley Scott's Prometheus. Prometheus contains approximately 1,300 digital effect shots. Moving Picture Company (MPC) were the lead visual effect studio and produced 420 of the ...

Profile: Physalia Motion Design Studio

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Physalia is a motion graphics and VFX studio based in Barcelona that is taking VFX experimentation to the next level. Their DIY mentality makes them a creative force to be reckoned with. This video offers a few insi...

After Effects Rotobrush & DIY Hanging Canister Light Kit

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In this video by IndyMogul Director Oliver Mellan shows us how he used the RotoBrush in Adobe After Effects to mask areas more efficiently for the VFX on his new movie, Six Planets of the Song. This is a 2 part video ...