What is compositing?? You want to be a digital compositor, VFX master...start here...
This one is quite useful for anyone starting in VFX, will definitely help you understand whole nature of VFX business and how you should prepare yourself for the industry. Though this handbook is written very UK centric, it is still valid for any other place as the nature of the VFX business...
I was going crazy trying to figure this out until i came a across a solution online.
This is a very annoying problem where you compress a video with the H.264 codec and your video is nicely compressed but the gamma or brightness is always off and everything in the video looks washed out!
Another part in progress!
Paint. When do you paint frames as opposed to roto? How can you decide which method will work best given the task at hand? One thing to always remember, is that painting multiple frames to remove something is time-consuming and wasteful. There are always...
Another daily update.. This comp manual is still in progress, very few images are documented, so the final chapters which are published may stray slightly from what I've shown.
IV. Rotoscope Techniques
A compositor has many responsibilities for the successful completion of a shot.. Almost...
Hello everyone, am trying to send my sequence from preimere to scratch.
I shoot my clips with a Sony alpha 65 and imported it to preimere, am done with my sequence, saved it as a .edl and now import it into scratch.
Scratch won't show my clip but instead it shows me a color frame or something...
Hi i live in London. What is the salary for a VFX Production Coordinator or a VFX supervisor for a tv show.
Hi guys, I been looking around for a new fast and powerful laptop for comping in nuke, 2d/3d tracking, roto, a little maya, the usual stuff... my choice would of been for a macbookPro but somebody told me to have a look at Alienware. now I know Alienware is basically aimed at online gamers, but...
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Mocha is a popular tracking and rotosoping software, which ships with After Effects CS4, CS5 and CS5.5. Based on an innovative 2.5 D planar tracking system, Mocha helps visual effects artists solve complex...
I tried last few days my hands on learning Pflow scripting and was wondering how to create something which can give me a better understanding of what's going on inside the software itself. I decided to work on the title footage of my favourite TV show -Fringe-. However, while finishing the...
Hey guys !
I render a movie in After effects as a JPEG sequence. 29,97 frames, 1280x720.
I put it into boujou and did the tracking thing.Then i opened the scene in maya but the following error occurred : Error: Unable to load the image file . Help pls
Thank you for taking the time to read this.
So I'll keep this short. I'm looking for any opinions of living and working in US as an VFX artist
so things like, life,food, rent stuff like that
any good advice will be much appreciated
I'm wondering if anybody has any tips about, how i should denoise a image seq.
(i have tried the denoise node. but the detail in the clip get destroyed when i get ride of the noise)
so i hope some one out there have a solution to my problem
Thank you in advance
Can someone explain how to use the Wire pass from Vray in Fusion ?
What's the difference between ObjectID render pass and Wire render pass ?
I can see that ObjectID pass has NO antialias while the Wire is premultiplied and contains also motion blur info.
Do i have to use...
I made this not to long ago, and i think its pretty good for my second time using Flash CS4 :3
I love how the ending came out.
Hi everyonw again.
Can someone explain the exact definition of the VFX ROLES in a big studio ?
I see that very large studios has variours role people like TD, TD Lighting, 3D TD, 3D technical and so on..
I know that all these roles can be grouped basically in 3 big categories: Pre-production,...
I am wanting to a disintegrate a poster into cubes. If i simply create particles & instance them on a plane &then make them fall like rain it works beautifully but what exactly I want is that the particles look like the poster when they shatter into cubes. I can get a average look...
omene has a good explanationor technique to create a good roto matte froma a plate whit:
girl with brown hair
dark (almost black with blue noise) background
I already rotoed the internal solhouette of the girl and mixed the matte with the lumakey.
But luma is not enought to isolate...
I don't know if this is the right place for this question..
What a usual "complex high-level" compositing scene involve ?
How many different tasks at the same time and in the same scene there are ?
Let's say.. (for example) is it possible to have a scene like this ?
I have posted here many a times, but I need some advice on direction.
I would say I have a pretty good beginners grasp on the basics of VFX. I know how to pull a key, rotoscope, matchmove, track in 2D and 3D, and basic compositing. Mind you all very rudimentary stuff, but I don't...
I saw on a video (i don't remember where exactly) that some people applied a keying/chroma on a CG sequence!!
Why create a 3D CG render sequence with a "virtual" greenscreen behind if there is an alpha way ??
Maybe was a wrong 3D sequence or there is a specific taks ?
I want to use the Vector motion blur in fusion to control the motion blur.
But i see that vray can not export vector !
I received vectors only from mental ray a long time ago.
Is there a way to obtain a Vector pass for Fusion from vray ?
Is there a way to create a Vector pass...
I should have had asked this earlier... How big are the chanes to successfully build up a second income with compositing?
I have already read the definitions on vfxpedia about Color matrix and Custom Filter in Fusion
Can some explain with an...
Hello everyone a simple question just to be sure..
I see that when i have to mask a Loader in Fusion with a matte, i can connect the Matte Loader directly into the Plate Loader.
But which is the difference from this
Matte Loader -> Plate Loader
Matte Loader -> bitmap mask ->...
I want to make a scene with spiders crawling all over the walls and floor
How would I go about doing that in 3ds max?
All i can find from searches is how to MODEL a spider
Bu how would i go about creating hundreds of them?
What Responsibilities are to be Handled By Compositor ? :)
What Are The Most Prominent Feature in OpenEXR...... and how could be leveraged it Mostly.......
this example has a shot breakdown from 06 to 30 secs.
any one knows any resources or tutorial. if not i would appreciate some tips on how to go about it to achieve such a shot in nuke.
PS: i am planning to have CG buildings in the first plane (closest to camera).
I'm starting in houdini a few weeks, but i dont have any fx background, currently I work with render and modeling in 3d.
But I want to start VFX, and i dont know where I acquire conceptual material in regards to VFX.
Do you recommend some material, book, article, sites, course...
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