Category Post Production

Virtual Reality

CG SOCIETY VR IS A FANTASTIC BEAST  Framestore’s Andy Rowan-Robinson on building interaction and expanding narratives in virtual reality.  The Evolution of VR Storytelling THE  FOUNDRY Our new initiative to help you embrace VR Can you afford to miss the virtual train? What they don’t tell you about 360° VR production Galvanized Souls get the […]

Audio

Interview with Elaine Beckett: Working at Trackdown and creating sound for LEGO Batman, Gods of Egypt, The Railway Man and Happy Feet 2  What do you think music brings to a film? It is such an important part of a film because it is everything that isn’t said. It can lead, emote, it is a […]

Compositing

An alpha channel, known as a matte channel or image matte is a greyscale channel that controls the opacity of an image.  White or zero is completely opaque and solid while black is fully transparent with grey being partly transparent. Chroma key TIFF and TARGA FILES can carry an alpha channel. Behind the Magic: The […]

Dynamics

 Additional information and resources I have collected along the way are at the end of these assessment blogs. DYNAMICS  002 REPORT 2B:  Schooner, Sail Boat Starting on this adventure, translating my sailing research into dynamics was not off to a good start.  When moving the sail boat the pieces of the model were not staying […]

Lighting and Rendering

This post includes information I have collected along the way abut lighting, shaders and rendering  software. The Science of Rendering Photorealistic CGI Disney’s Practical Guide to Path Tracing CG Channel.com 10 key tips for lighting and look development MAXDEPTH Resolution Revolution Redux: Setting up multi-tile uv shader networks in Arnold for Maya JEREMY  BIRN  Dec 17, 2013 […]

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

17 favorite movies before and after visual effects The 10 best visual effects breakdowns of 2016 It goes without saying that the CG on display is excellent, but bear in mind that this isn’t a run-down of the biggest or best visual effects projects of the year: it’s a run-down of the best visual effects breakdowns. Editing, […]

Post Production

A POST PRODUCTION BLUE PRINT: By Joel Goodman EDITING ART of the CUT WITH “KONG” EDITOR, RICK PEARSON, ACE ART of THE CUT with KATE SANFORD, ACE EDITOR of “BOARDWALK EMPIRE” & “VINYL” Fitness & Editing Hollywood Blockbusters with Alan Bell, AC POST MAGAZINE:  Editing ARRIVAL Joe Walker has established himself as the go-to editor for […]