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October 29, 2020, 12:56 PM


Let's have a look at the work of Korean company Dexter Studios for the Netflix series, MY HOLO LOVE...

Boris FX ships Continuum 2021

October 29, 2020, 12:55 PM


Boris FX has released Continuum 2021, an update to its suite of effects plugins for compositing and editing apps that it describes as its “largest release ever”.

Tips for Compositing Special Effects in AE

October 29, 2020, 12:55 PM


We’ve covered some basic compositing tips in After Effects before, so now let’s learn some techniques for compositing special effects. These tips are useful for both practical and CGI effects you’re adding into your footage. The best part is that you don’t need any third-party plugins for any of the effects in After Effects.

Halloween (1978) — Art of the Title

October 29, 2020, 08:34 AM


John Carpenter’s menacing theme for Halloween sends some into a panic and some smiling. Composed and performed by the man himself, Carpenter’s influences were Bernard Herrmann and Ennio Morricone, with whom Carpenter worked on The Thing. The opening sequence shares some similarities with a film that Carpenter adores, Roy Ward Baker’s Quatermass and the Pit.

Autodesk ships Arnold 6.1

October 29, 2020, 08:33 AM


Autodesk has released Arnold 6.1, the latest version of the VFX-industry-standard production renderer, adding a new framework for post effects and for rendering physically correct nested dielectrics.

Adobe ships Substance Alchemist 2020.3

October 28, 2020, 08:42 AM


Adobe has released Substance Alchemist 2020.3, the latest version of its material authoring software, enabling the new AI-trained Image to Material filter to generate opacity masks for texture atlases.

RAISED BY WOLVES: Boris Schmidt (VFX Supervisor)

October 27, 2020, 13:37 PM


In 2012, Boris Schmidt explained the work of Pixomondo on THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN. He then worked on many shows such as FURIOUS 7, POWER RANGERS, THE OA and FOR ALL MANKIND. He talks today about his work on RAISED BY WOLVES with VFX Supervisors Max Riess, Moritz Bock and Julian Lojek.

Episode 270 - Crafty Apes - Aldo Ruggiero and Matt Akey

October 27, 2020, 09:00 AM


Crafty Apes is a full service, boutique VFX company based in Culver City, CA & Atlanta, GA. The company was launched in July of 2011 by three visual effects veterans Jason Sanford, Chris LeDoux and Tim LeDoux. Believing that strong 2D compositing is the backbone behind quality visual effects, Crafty Apes was formed to primarily offer high-end compositing services for feature films and television clients.

100+ Hot FREE Assets for Your Next Video Project

October 26, 2020, 15:30 PM


I think we can all agree that one of the most tedious (and annoying) things you can do as a video editor is take time (that you don’t have) to create assets yourself. Sure, we’re always going to need them, but we rarely have the budget or creative energy to make them ourselves. And that’s pretty much why PremiumBeat’s annual Free Week exists — to save you time and money.

Weta Digital Names Joe Marks as New CTO

October 26, 2020, 15:30 PM


Veteran tech exec joins company from Carnegie Mellon University; will oversee technology initiatives for VFX work as well as at new animation division.

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