Love Letters to Chroma Key: Network Awesome Kicks Off Four-Week Series on the Green Screen

“Chromatoast” is a new series devoted to chroma key from Network Awesome, the site that builds a network out of carefully-selected, often strange and wondrous finds from YouTube. Entirely focused on the compositing technique, the four-week series kicked off yesterday (Thursday June 7) and will continue on upcoming Thursdays. Network Awesome chief Jason Forrest tells […]

Open Source Match Move: Camera Tracking in Blender, Plus Tutorials on Mac Builds, Compositing

In a serious breakthrough for the open source visual community, intrepid Google Summer of Code-sponsored developers have managed to work advanced camera tracking into the free and open source 3D / video / everything else tool Blender. Part of what makes that impressive is that Blender, far from just being a shadow of proprietary alternatives, […]

Peter Kirn - July 18, 2011

Cutout Beauty in 2.5D: The Basics "Built This Ship" by Matt Arnold

Melbourne director and animator Matt Arnold has put together a lovely little cutout nautical world in After Effects [CDMo tag] for The Basics’ “Built This Ship”. I’m currently working on a similarly nautically themed project, using similar post-production techniques, so it’s fascinating to see another artist’s take on the concept. Via excellent video production site […]

Jaymis Loveday - May 18, 2009

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