Tag Archives: making stories

Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Games and such things

“The Kiss” by Gustav Klimt Painted in Virtual Reality! | Art Attack Master Works Giraffe in 3D VR VR 360° Film: Evelyn’s Story | Oxfam VR VIRTUAL REALITY CINEMA MELBOURNE -Sessions are generally 25-30 mins and you will see 4 shorts. -Screens Local & International VR Film Makers Works. -Runs collaboratively with Maggie Wren’s Art […]

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 […]

Business

J. K. Rowling Speaks at Harvard Commencement How to Be Lucky – 4 Simple Principles Trust your intuition. Engage in the right sort of deliberate practice.  Invest time, genuine feedback, highly motivated, expert coach to recognise mistakes and dvise strategy for improvement.  Concentrate on developing the weak points.  Self regulation and set clear goals. When […]

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 […]

Drawing, Design and Creativity

How Ink Is Made Webinar Replay – Variable Concept Aft Techniques for Game Environments with Ken Fairclough AREA Artist of the Year Jorge Baldeón Working as an Environment Artist with Brennan Howell Want a successful career working as an Environment Artist at some of the world’s leading VFX and Animation Studios?  Brennan Howell is an Environment […]

Compositing

Compositing is the process of putting back together elements of a shot or scene that have been rendered separately.  These layers give the compositor the ability to alter elements when finishing before bringing them together in the final image.  In the Post-Production Visual Effects Industry, compositing is a vital step to achieving final, finished shot imagery.  Utilizing […]

Animation Process Diary

What is Animation? Animation shows us change over time, which could be the position, size, colour or shape. It uses the principle of persistence of vision, such as the Zoetrope to create the illusion of movement an optical illusion.  A sequence of still images is perceived as a moving image, we blend images together and give them life. We […]

3D and VFX

Tutorial – Creating a Stylized CG Scene n this tutorial, I walk through the process of creating a stylized CG scene from scratch. I cover: The order of steps I took to create the image The most important phases in each step The techniques and software I use Tips for how to balance realism and stylization […]

Camera, Lighting and Motion Capture

ALSO  PHOTOGRAPHY  POST  BEHIND THE SCENES: first feature film shot entirely on Prius backup camera Green Screen Tips, Tricks and Materials – Chromakey Tutorial The story is told through the camera, being used to manipulate the elements while letting the viewer know what they need to focus on and how they might feel. Get out there […]

Storyboards and Animatics

Previsualization Going into a film, commercial, or music video production with a visual battle plan is often essential to producing and directing a successful project. It is so important to go into production with essential resources that communicate your vision to your cast and crew. This allows directors and producers to explore creative and technical issues such […]