Want to level up the quality of your composites? While not usually the focus of the scene, the type of blur you use in your VFX work can make a huge difference in the overall realism of the shot. In this tutorial, Zach introduces you to the Lens Blur effect and explains how it can be used
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Today’s update brings performance improvements plus a huge range of fixes and enhancements. It’s also a response to the incredible feedback received from all of you, so a big thank you to everybody who has reported issues, performed benchmarking tests and discussed techniques.
Upgrading particles for HitFilm 3 Pro. HitFilm 3 Pro gives you everything you need to be an editor, VFX artist and colorist. It merges a non-linear editor with advanced 3D compositing and over 180 effects, plus mocha tracking from Imagineer and 130 plugins for your other video software.
How YouTube and digital video changed the world: If you started working with video in the 2000s you never really experienced the bad old days. The 90s were a dark time for the indie, no-budget, student filmmaker. It’s easy to forget how difficult it was to make any kind of amateur or low-budget movie back then – let alone a good one.
Is it the most recognizable sound in Hollywood? We talk with sound designer Bennet Maples to deconstruct the magic behind the infamous ‘Inception Horn’.
October 14, 2014
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