Thanks for making the new Basic Training Series a huge hit. From the numbers, it looks like you guys have been hitting it pretty hard. For everyone else who still hasn’t checked it out, remember not all the tutorials are for beginners, in fact the Titles sections is particularly detailed with many great camera animating tips and tricks. Don’t forget to make yourself a fake certificate once your finished going through it. You earned it.
September 24th, 2007
VIDEO: NAB Presentation on Star Wars!
Here is my Star Wars hologram presentation. I get into the design process a bit and focus on some of the challenges and interesting techniques we used. Including the time I met Harrison Ford… kinda. NAB was a lot of fun this year. Fun to see many of the design friends and all of the people […]
Back on Track!
Over the past year I had the opportunity to work on Star Wars, 10 Cloverfield Lane and more recently Star Trek Beyond (not titles this time). Whew! Now that I am focusing on Video Copilot Full-Time (YAY!!) I’ve noticed something different. It started with Saber. (Our free Energy Beam plug-in) It was my first thing after getting out from underneath […]
Updating Drivers for Element 3D
Sometimes fixing bugs can take a little longer than expected and sometimes a solution just shows up! Nvidia recently released the new 10 Series graphics card and the specs are pretty insane! As always, we like to make sure our plug-ins like Element 3D runs smoothly. Sometimes we find small issues and rework the plug-in, and […]
Jetstrike Render Breakdown!
I think the Aviator was on TV this weekend so I was inspired to make this image and here is a little breakdown: BREAKDOWN: First thing I did was load this model from the Jetstrike collection and convert the materials to a physical shaders. I was going to just place the ship over a cloud […]