Category Interesting Videos

Drawing, Design and Creativity

  How Ink Is Made Off the Record “DESIGN CREATES CULTURE CULTURE SHAPES VALUES VALUES DETERMINE THE FUTURE”  Robert L Peters The understanding of all creatures is relative to their field of perception, involving illusion, confusion and delusion creating their reality.  Maya is the illusory creative force of the supreme lord. Life is about how we perceive […]

Professional

See also ‘Business’ post AWARDS AEAF  Animation Effects Awards Festival is an international competition and screening and speaker program, now in its 20th year with entries from around the world.  The awards are given for creative and technical excellence in the use of visual effects and animation in the creation of screened work. The judging criteria […]

Tutorials, Magazines, Links and Resources

This is a collection of bits and pieces, that are posted, changed and updated as I learn, work and discover.  Coloured words have links, this includes topic headings, articles, people and other interesting resources that has been collected for my personal reference. It is ‘roughly’ in alphebetical order with some topics and software grouped under their relevant headings […]

3D and VFX

FOLKS VFX OFFERS 12 FACTS ABOUT “12 MONKEYS” On the heels of the release of Season Three, Sebastien Bergeron, Founder and VFX Supervisor at Folks VFX, offers 12 facts about Syfy series,12 Monkeys.  We were brought on board last season, for Season Two of 12 Monkeys. They wanted a change in the visual effects department, and […]

Camera, Lighting and Motion Capture

BEHIND THE SCENES: first feature film shot entirely on Prius backup camera Green Screen Tips, Tricks and Materials – Chromakey Tutorial The camera is used to manipulate the elements of the scene, focusing viewers on what they need to see and know, how they feel about what is going on – the story.  The composition […]

Storyboards and Animatics

STORYBOARDER Storyboarder makes it easy to visualize a story as fast you can draw stick figures. Quickly draw to test if a story idea works. Create and show animatics to others. Express your story idea without making a movie. We built Storyboarder because the storyboarding tool we wanted simply didn’t exist. We are making it better […]

3D printing

A San Francisco startup is 3D-printing entire houses in just one day TedX promo CNN Explains: 3-D printing How MakerBot’s 3D scanner works The Powers of 3D Printing from iiNet Newsletter Posted on July 20, 2016 People are talking a lot about 3D printing these days, even though it’s far from a new idea since the first […]

Animation

Computer animation is only a relatively recent development.The first 3D images where generated by William Fetter in the 1960’s and in 1986 Pixar released its first 3D Animation with Ed catmull as the Chief Technical Officer. “…At Pixar, he was a key developer of the RenderMan rendering system used in films such as Toy Story […]

Story Process

Anjali Sud – Unedited Experiences, The Future of Storytelling. Anjali Sud, CEO of Vimeo, thinks the power of video has a strong connection to the human desire for real and unedited experiences. Video has evolved to be one of the primary ways that we as human beings communicate, and today, people crave video that is […]

Screen Studies & Film History

FILM  HISTORY  The Associated Press, in partnership with the newsreel archive British Movietone, is releasing over one million minutes of video footage posted to YouTube. It’s a treasure trove of iconic milestones in history and some rarely seen and quirky moments as well. Some of our favorite finds, the eruption of Italy’s famed Mount Vesuvius in 1938, […]