Category Production

Photography

COVID-19 Resources for Photographers The world as we knew it has paused for the moment, perhaps changed forever. As for many in the arts, the global pandemic is posing huge and unfolding challenges for the entire photography community, from individual practitioners, to collectives and agencies, as well as global institutions and organizations. The COVID-19 situation impacts […]

Show Reel Studio: Process Diary

RESEARCH,  REFERENCE,  INSPIRATION and WORK Design Centre Enmore 3D Art and Animation (DCE3D) MY GRADUATING  MAJOR  WORK DESIGN  CENTRE  ENMORE,  SYDNEY:  Bachelor of 3D Art and Animation COURSE  COORDINATOR:  Richard Cass LECTURER  MENTOR:  Vincent  Rossini MENTOR:  Kim Nguyen MODELS:  Alvaro Luna Bautista, 3drender.com, Challenge #14 showReel_animaticCritique_B   Password:  train_01 Models are from 3dRender.com lighting challenges. […]

Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Games and such things

Metaverse: Open for business? XR What Is XR, and How Is It Radically Transforming Industries? Autodesk to Acquire The Wild, Extended Reality (XR) Solutions Provider for Immersive and Collaborative Workspaces for Design and Construction VR VR VIRTUAL REALITY CINEMA MELBOURNE -Sessions are generally 25-30 mins and you will see 4 shorts. -Screens Local & International […]

HDR Images

High Dynamic Range Images – HDRI  HDRI (High Dynamic Range Imaging)  is a technology that expands the dynamic range of an image and shows details in both shadows and highlights. Dynamic Range is a range of brightness values that can be recorded on media (film, photographic plate, photographic paper) or on the matrix of a digital […]

Rigging

MOTION BUILDER – 3D character animation software.  Capture, edit, and play back complex character animation in a highly responsive, interactive environment. Work with a display that’s optimized for both animators and directors. ADVANCED SKELETON Advanced Skeleton can create rigs with unlimited body configurations, 3 heads, 5 legs, 100 fingers, & anything goes. Not only creatures, but you […]

Audio

SOUNDS OF NATURE  |  #NSWParks IMPROVE YOUR VOICEOVERS – Premier Pro SOUND PERSPECTIVE – Podcasts LIVING EARTH Offers a range of natural soundscapes, transporting you to wild places and reminding you of nature’s more gentle pace of life.  In nearly twenty years of recording in remote locations, we’ve been fascinated by the diverse, wondrous and […]

Texturing

  For Maya to understand how to apply a 2D texture to a 3D polygon a 2D coordinate system, called UV  texture space is used.  Texture Space, a 2D map axis system allows for the assignment of a UV-axis to the polygons.  UVs are 2D representations of a 3D object. The UV texture space relates […]

Colour

Colour is about communicating, a subjective thing.  It is not only about the overall look, there is the dilemma of sunny days vs overcast sky in a scene, using colour to enhance different environments and geographies, creating juxtaposition between scenes.  Might be a warm and colourful film with the need to feel the environment, like […]

Modelling Process Diary

MODELLING and SCULPTING Meet the Experts: Pixar Animation Studios, The OpenSubdiv Project Two dimensional is having width and height but no depth. Three dimensional is having width, height and depth like a solid object. Blender is a professional, free and open-source 3D computer graphics softwaretoolset used for creating animated films, visual effects, art, 3D printed […]

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 […]