The first essential of VFX compositing, whether in After Effects or not, isn’t pulling a key, knowing how to handle channels, or understanding plug-ins. If you can’t match, you can’t composite.
VR seems to be 2016’s hot new toy. Let’s breakdown what are the major devices and who are the players in virtual reality, and what makes them different.
One of the strongest lessons the film Jaws teaches you is the art of what not to show, and when not to move the camera.
We’re excited to announce you can now send project activity directly into a designated Slack channel.
What was the last Best Picture with no visual effects? And in what year did it win? It’s a trivia question. And why does the Best Picture Oscar matter, anyhow?
Here are some visual storytelling exercises to try daily for extended periods (not all at once), even while you’re engaged in other work.
Done right, sound can be instrumental how you tell your story in film and how your audience feels when watching.
Render faster in After Effects with these tips to optimize the system itself, and to eliminate common slowdowns hidden in a project.
I had the pleasure to briefly interview cinematographer Matty Libatique, who with director Darren Aronofsky deliberately bent and broke the line of action to make Requiem for a Dream a more powerful story.