Category: dfx


Imageworks (Sony Pictures) release Open Source Program

Imageworks has released 5 projects as open source. The open source software can be freely used by large and small studios around the world. [media id=36 width=700 height=390] Imageworks’ production environment, which is known for its photo-real visual effects, digital character performances, and innovative technologies to facilitate their creation, has incorporated open source solutions, most…
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Monday, 3 August 2009 0

Action Essentials 2 launched (@

Action Essentials 2 is a collection of stock footage elements for your compositing software. It is unmatched for visual effects & motion graphics. You can use Action Essentials 2 with your compositing software like Adobe After Effects CS4, Autodesk Combustion, Autodesk Toxik, Autodesk Inferno and other. FEATURING: 500 Pre-Keyed High Definition Elements Available in 2…
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Saturday, 27 June 2009 2

Putin/Bush On The Ritz

Two (well one) lame duck leader and one classic song. This is a well done composition. If you ever wonder why should buy a composting and a rotoscoping package, now you know why. Credits: Directors: Andrey Mudrov, Yaroslav Kemnits (Director of Special Effects) Producer: Dmitry Lesnevsky

Monday, 7 July 2008 0

Wanted coverage: Bending VFX for a Killing Machine

VFXWorld published an interesting article about the VFX (Visual Effects) in the movie Wanted. You can find Wanted: Bending VFX for a Killing Machine on The movie includes more than 800 visual effects shots.The article covers many aspects including the climactic train crash Other coverage: Wanted a new VFX & DFX rich movie (…
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Sunday, 6 July 2008 0

3 new After Effects Training DVDs (Advanced Rotoscoping, AE The Next Level and Motion Design)

Creative Cow together with Aharon Rabinowitz, Pete O’Connell and Eran Stern has released three new After Effects Video Tutorials. 1. Advanced Rotoscoping Techniques for Adobe After Effects by Pete O’Connell 2. After Effects: The Next Level, vol, 2: CS 3 Tips and Techniques by Aharon Rabinowitz 3. Motion Design with Adobe After Effects by Eran…
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Wednesday, 18 June 2008 1

Russian Wanted Trailer!

A week ago a Russian Wanted trailer with new unseen footage was released. This movie looks great and promises a lot of great visual and digital effects. [MEDIA=21] “The story: What if someone came to you and told you your father was part of a secret organization and was one of the world’s greatest assassins…
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Sunday, 1 June 2008 2

Beauty retouching video from

The art of retouching clip from a Venice, CA based company shows how clips are polished these days. This clip and the ones on web site shows a great before and after comparison from the wonderland of retouching. On room’s website you find more fx & design examples of their recent work. room’s…
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Sunday, 18 May 2008 0