Compositing in NUKE
In this video tutorial for NUKE, David Scandlyn takes a shot created by a client for a movie called "The Trapdoor" and accomplishes gruesome and convincing effect work by first using Adobe After Effects, then The Foundry's NUKE.
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Using Track Mattes in Nuke
In this video tutorial David Scandlyn shows you how to create a track matte inside of The Foundry's Nuke. David uses color correction, Keylight and some other Nuke filters on green screen footage to achieve a quick track matte.
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Nuke Projection Maps 2D to 3D
Dave Scandlyn presents this first of two camera projecting tutorials in Nuke, in which he'll take a flat image and turn it into a 3D camera flyby. This tutorial stands alone, but view David's second in the series for a more in-depth look at this technique.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial
Nuke - An Introduction for After Effects Users
Nuke, the new compositing tool from The Foundry, is rapidly becoming a favorite in high-end film production. Its price also offers an easy entry for indie producers who want to create better work, faster and more powerfully. This guided tour of Nuke for AE users, along with tips for leveraging your AE experience in the brave Nuke world of VFX creation will help you discover Nuke.
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Art of the Edit
Unearthing Apollo 11 in Large Format: An Interview with Director Todd Douglas Miller
Director-Editor Todd Douglas Miller creates more than just another space documentary with his film Apollo 11. He has helped expand the horizons of what we thought we knew about one of humankind's signature achievements by unearthing nearly 300 reels of previously unseen large-format film, up to 65 and 70mm, digitized with a first-of-its-kind 8K scanner, along with 11,000 hours of previously unheard audio recordings to provide previously only-imagined perspectives on our first mission to the moon. Creative COW's Courtney Lewis reveals how he put it all together with NASA, the National Archives, post house Final Frame, and tools from Adobe.
Apple Motion 5: EPIC Title Tutorial by Simon Ubsdell
Join longtime VFX artist, editor, software developer, and business owner Simon Ubsdell for some really useful and interesting techniques for creating a fake 3D title treatment with dramatic depth, texture, reflections, staining and other details that goes way beyond what you can achieve with the 3D Title Tool. Not only that, these techniques work well with any graphic object, for maximum motion graphics flexibility.
TV & Movie Appreciation
Designing Tarantino's Once Upon A Time in Hollywood
Barbara Ling, production designer for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, discusses how she was able to turn back time and recreate 1960’s Hollywood. Barbara and Go Creative Show host Ben Consoli discuss how Quentin Tarantino kept the film’s script a secret, how she restored Hollywood to the 1960’s, not using green screen, sourcing vintage props from eBay, filming the real Playboy Mansion, the challenges of filming on Hollywood Boulevard, and much more.
Blackmagic Design Announced WHAT?
As if this wasn't already the hottest summer on record, Blackmagic Design's Grant Petty rolled out some blazing news across a wide range of the company's product lines in cameras, production hardware, and software.
Apple Motion 5: Light Art Tutorial
Discover how to create this moody light art scene with Apple Motion 5! Join longtime VFX artist, editor, software developer, and business owner Simon Ubsdell for a tutorial that also includes number of useful tricks, including how to create an ambient occlusion effect and textured specular highlights.