RedShark News - Post & VFX http://www.redsharknews.com Fri, 04 Sep 2015 23:00:59 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Blackmagic releases Fusion 8 public beta http://www.redsharknews.com/post/item/2848-blackmagic-releases-fusion-8-public-beta http://www.redsharknews.com/post/item/2848-blackmagic-releases-fusion-8-public-beta Fusion 8 preparing for take-off

Nearly a year after it announced that it had bought the eyeon Fusion compositing system at IBC2014, Blackmagic has released the first public beta of the latest version, Fusion 8.

  • Blackmagic Design
  • Blackmagic Fusion
  • Compositing
  • Blackmagic Fusion 8
  • Fusion Studio
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    Andy Stout, European Editor Post & VFX Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:00:00 +0000
    ReelSteady: Improved After Effects video stabilisation? http://www.redsharknews.com/post/item/2844-reelsteady-improved-after-effects-video-stabilisation http://www.redsharknews.com/post/item/2844-reelsteady-improved-after-effects-video-stabilisation ReelSteady

    A just-announced video stabilisation plug-in might be just what you need to steady shaky GoPro footage. And you can try it for free.

    • ReelSteady
    • GoPro
    • stabilisation
    • After Effects
    • Adobe
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      Patrick Jong Taylor Post & VFX Mon, 31 Aug 2015 08:00:00 +0000
      Making the break into the big time http://www.redsharknews.com/post/item/2832-making-the-break-into-the-big-time http://www.redsharknews.com/post/item/2832-making-the-break-into-the-big-time The work of David Guivant

      Daniel G. Roberts talks to VFX artist and indie film director David Guivant, a man whose stunning low budget works have propelled him from his native New Caledonia to the verge of some seriously big things.

      • David Guivant
      • fan film
      • MASK
      • Iron Man
      • VFX
      • Captain Future
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        Guest Author Post & VFX Wed, 26 Aug 2015 18:00:00 +0000
        Editing is about much more than just the plug-ins... http://www.redsharknews.com/post/item/2827-hey-editors-it-s-not-about-the-plug-ins http://www.redsharknews.com/post/item/2827-hey-editors-it-s-not-about-the-plug-ins Plug-ins versus Story

        Jonny Elwyn urges editors to stop fixating on plug-ins and use more of that time and energy on building better stories.

        • Editing
        • Editing Theory
        • Plugins
        • David Fincher
        • Tony Zhou
        • Every Frame A Painting
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          Jonny Elwyn Post & VFX Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:00:00 +0000
          The future progress of retro video http://www.redsharknews.com/post/item/2835-the-progress-of-retro-visuals http://www.redsharknews.com/post/item/2835-the-progress-of-retro-visuals From the Alien Isolation trailer

          Phil Rhodes explores the appetite for retro by profiling some common film and video damage from the 'bad old days' that modern editors frequently use as a deliberate effect.

          • Alien Isolation
          • Cyberpunk 2077
          • Grain
          • VHS Effect
          • fogging
          • damage effects
          • stop flash
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            Phil Rhodes Post & VFX Wed, 26 Aug 2015 07:00:00 +0000
            Amazing lightfield tech could allow you to reposition and relight in post http://www.redsharknews.com/post/item/2810-fraunhofer-lightfield http://www.redsharknews.com/post/item/2810-fraunhofer-lightfield A 3x3 light field array captured 9 images from this one scene

            With some interesting recent developments in the way images are post produced, the Fraunhofer Institute's work on lightfield arrays is almost ready to leave the drawing board.

            • Fraunhofer Institute
            • Lightfield Array
            • Lightfield
            • Rotoscoping
            • VFX
            • camera array
            • research
            • R&D
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              Phil Rhodes Post & VFX Tue, 25 Aug 2015 18:00:00 +0000
              Building a Resolve 12 system for $500 http://www.redsharknews.com/post/item/2815-building-a-resolve-12-system-for-$500 http://www.redsharknews.com/post/item/2815-building-a-resolve-12-system-for-$500 Running Resolve for $500

              Eric Escobar breaks down how you can turn a first generation Mac Pro and a collection of parts into a fully-fledged grading and finishing workstation for a mere $500.

              • Blackmagic
              • Da Vinci
              • Resolve 12
              • Mac Pro
              • Hack
              • decklink
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                Eric Escobar Post & VFX Fri, 21 Aug 2015 08:00:00 +0000
                Try these iconic colour looks courtesy of SmallHD http://www.redsharknews.com/post/item/2825-try-these-iconic-colour-looks-from-curtesy-of-smallhd http://www.redsharknews.com/post/item/2825-try-these-iconic-colour-looks-from-curtesy-of-smallhd Iconic color look montage

                Free iconic colour looks and tutorials are available from SmallHD.

                • SmallHD
                • SmallHD 501
                • SmallHD 502
                • Look
                • Color look
                • Colour look
                • color looks
                • colour looks
                • Saving Private Ryan
                • Tutorial
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                  David Shapton Post & VFX Thu, 20 Aug 2015 08:00:00 +0000
                  This is how to make a movie teaser trailer [Great example of a SciFi Movie trailer] http://www.redsharknews.com/post/item/2798-this-is-how-to-make-a-movie-teaser-trailer-great-example-of-a-scifi-movie-trailer http://www.redsharknews.com/post/item/2798-this-is-how-to-make-a-movie-teaser-trailer-great-example-of-a-scifi-movie-trailer Origin Unknown

                  Here's a movie teaser trailer that does exactly what it's supposed to do: makes you want to see the film.

                  • HaZ
                  • SciFi
                  • Sci Fi
                  • Science Fiction
                  • VFX
                  • Origin Unknown
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                    RedShark News Staff Post & VFX Tue, 18 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0000
                    Is the end finally near for Final Cut Pro 7? http://www.redsharknews.com/post/item/2784-is-the-end-finally-near-for-final-cut-pro-7 http://www.redsharknews.com/post/item/2784-is-the-end-finally-near-for-final-cut-pro-7 Still a workhorse four years on

                    Four years after Apple pulled the plug,  Final Cut Pro 7 still plays an important role in the industry. But, with rumours that it will not run on the forthcoming El Capitan OS growing, how long can editors keep relying on it? By Andrew Johnstone.

                    • FCP
                    • Final Cut Pro
                    • FCP7
                    • FCPX
                    • Adobe
                    • Premiere
                    • Editing
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                      Guest Author Post & VFX Fri, 14 Aug 2015 08:00:00 +0000