Visual Effects (VFX)

Making fog planes in UE4/UE5

Making fog planes in UE4/UE5

May 17, 2022 at 07:00 am by nemirc

When I was working on the “super move effect” for Killer Dolls Battle Arena (an effect you can see in my article about exporting iClone camera animations to UE4),.... Read More
The Matrix Resurrections

The Matrix Resurrections

Dec 29, 2021 at 05:15 am by nemirc

I am going to start by saying it right off the bat: The Matrix Resurrections is a bad movie. It doesn’t matter how you look at it, it’s a bad movie. While the movi.... Read More
UE5 brings The Matrix to life

UE5 brings The Matrix to life

Dec 14, 2021 at 06:15 am by nemirc

Last week, Epic Games unveiled “The Matrix Awakens”, a trailer+interactive demo set in the Matrix universe, and used to show off some of the features found in Unre.... Read More
Unity acquires Weta Digital

Unity acquires Weta Digital

Nov 11, 2021 at 09:45 am by nemirc

This week something happened that surely took everyone by surprise. Unity, the videogame engine developer, has acquired Weta Digital. In case you don’t know what Weta Di.... Read More
Dune (2021) movie review

Movie review: 'Dune' is a visual spectacle

Oct 26, 2021 at 09:26 am by nemirc

The original six-book series of "Dune" by Frank Herbert is one of my favorite book series ever. However, I can’t say I was excited when I heard Denis Villeneuve was.... Read More
Creating light rays in Unreal Engine 4

How to create light rays in Unreal Engine 4

Jul 07, 2020 at 10:00 am by nemirc

Light cones are a nice visual effect that can improve the atmosphere of your game. You can easily add this effect in UE4 with a combination of fog and lights.  The first.... Read More
The Heretic: Morgan (VFX Character) package for Unity

The Heretic: Morgan (VFX Character) package for Unity

Jun 16, 2020 at 10:00 am by nemirc

Previously, I covered “The Heretic: Digital Human” free package for Unity, a package featuring an extremely realistic human character from “The Heretic&rdquo.... Read More
VFX Legion's work on film 'Black Christmas'

VFX Legion crafts effects for holiday horror film 'Black Christmas'

Jan 09, 2020 at 02:25 pm by Submitted

Led by VFX Supervisor James David Hattin, VFX Legion's global team of artists created all of the visual effects for "Black Christmas," the second remake of the classic holiday.... Read More

Interview with Visual Designer, Carey Smith

Jan 09, 2020 at 11:30 am by nickcharles

So, it was about five or six years ago, whilst on a search for motion design-related video tutorials, that I stumbled across the Division05 YouTube channel. With just a handfu.... Read More
Framestore

Framestore future-proofs VFX workflows with AWS

Dec 09, 2019 at 03:28 pm by Press Release

Framestore has captivated audiences since 1986, growing from a modest London-based visual effects studio into a multi-award-winning creative studio with six offices around the.... Read More
How to create mist in Unity

Tutorial: How to create mist in Unity

Dec 03, 2019 at 10:00 am by nemirc

Welcome to another short tutorial. This time we will make a quick mist effect. In some languages (including my very own, Spanish), things like mist and fog can be confused be.... Read More

Introducing: Red Giant Complete for Individuals, Students and Teachers, the All-Access Annual Subscription to Editing, Motion Graphics and VFX Tools

Nov 25, 2019 at 02:36 pm by Press Release

Portland, OR – November 25, 2019 – Red Giant today announced the availability of Red Giant Complete for individuals, students and teachers. Expanding its software.... Read More
Ziva VFX 1.7 Tool

New Ziva VFX 1.7 Tool Adds Art Directable Rest Shapes; Custom Deformations with Full Dynamics

Sep 25, 2019 at 02:00 pm by Press Release

Ziva Dynamics breaks the rules of character simulation with Ziva VFX 1.7, inviting more artists into the fold with their most user-friendly tool yet. With the introduction of.... Read More
Unity Fog

Taking a look at Unity Fog

May 07, 2019 at 10:00 am by nemirc

After exploring the Post-process Stack in Unity, this time we will take a look at the Unity Fog. Adding fog to your scenes can be used for various purposes. For example, you.... Read More
Team Rolfes

How Team Rolfes delivers live animated content thanks to a VR headset

May 06, 2019 at 04:00 pm by Submitted

Team Rolfes is a boutique creative studio specializing in real-time performance and image creation. The brainchild of brothers Sam and Andy Rolfes, the studio has design.... Read More

Autodesk Maya 2019

Mar 06, 2019 at 06:00 am by nemirc

As you know, I've been using Maya for quite some time, but a couple of years ago I moved to Maya LT a couple of years ago, since that version is aimed at game developers. The.... Read More
Slideshow

How digital Nottingham of new 'Robin Hood' was brought to life by Cinesite and Substance

Feb 22, 2019 at 10:00 am by Submitted

The city of Nottingham perpetually exists in two states: the metropolitan center that it is today, and the fictional home of one of the world's most famous outlaws. So when t.... Read More
FABLEfx

VFX shop FABLEfx harnesses global team to produce trailer for Dancing On Ice 2019

Dec 19, 2018 at 02:00 pm by SchelleFire

Stockholm-based boutique VFX shop FABLEfx specializes in creating photoreal CG animals and other furry or feathered creatures for commercial projects and they brought tha.... Read More
Ziva VFX 1.5

Ziva VFX 1.5 updates algorithms for better dynamics in VFX and Game Projects

Dec 12, 2018 at 10:50 am by Press Release

Ziva Dynamics launched Ziva VFX 1.5, which makes the process of creating high-performing secondary dynamics faster, livelier and more memory efficient, the company s.... Read More
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Q&A with Important Looking Pirates co-founder Niklas Jacobson on The Last Jedi, Jurassic World & CG

Nov 28, 2018 at 12:00 pm by Submitted

Operating as one of the top international suppliers of visual effects, Important Looking Pirates has delivered some of the most iconic CG sequences of the 21st century. From t.... Read More
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