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Film, Flash & Animation

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Duration: 2 HR 58 min
User Level: Beginning/Intermediate
Published: Nov 12, 2013
Resolution: 1280×720
File Size: 1.54 GB
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Master essential green screen skills! This focused workshop provides three hours of high-quality video training on shooting green screen and covers everything from setup to producing the shoot to compositing the footage. Read more…

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Visual Storytelling: The Art of Wedding Filmmaking | creativeLIVE

Instructor: Alfio Stuto
School: Filmmaking
Date: 3 Day Workshop ( September 4 – 6, 2013)
Video Format: MOV
Resolution: 1280×720
File Size: 7.33 GB
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What’s the difference between a videographer and a true cinematographer? How can a single shooter successfully capture a complete wedding story? Join filmmaker Alfio Stuto for a three-day introduction to the wedding cinematographer’s mindset and toolbox. Read more…

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Tutsplus CSS3 Animations

Instructor: Craig Campbell
Runtime: ~ 2 hours
Released: May 16, 2013
Video Format: MP4
Resolution: 1280×720
Size: 1.22 GB
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It used to be that you had to learn Flash or fancy JavaScript to animate something on your webpage, but today you can do the same things with CSS3. Little touches like making buttons flip when they’re clicked or having text move on command can draw the eye in further, and also make a site seem more impressive. Read more…

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Digital Tutors Introduction to Walk Cycles in Toon Boom Harmony

Instructor: Kurt Jones
Runtime: 1h 18m
Level: Beginner
Software used: Toon Boom Harmony 10.0.1
Video Format: MP4
Resolution: 1280×720
File Size: 978 MB
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By utilizing the methods and approaches in this tutorial, you’ll be able to get started with your own walk cycles in Toon Boom Harmony with confidence while also having a lot of fun.

We’ll begin by blocking out the contact, down, passing, and up positions of our cartoon duck. Following this we’ll learn how we can copy and paste the key frames of these poses to create a loop for our character’s walk cycle. Read more…

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Digital Tutors Introduction to Mecanim in Unity

Instructor: Joshua Kinney
Runtime: 1h 16m
Level: Intermediate
Software used: Unity 4.1
Video Format: MP4
Resolution: 1280×720
File Size: 1.05 GB
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In this Unity tutorial, we are going to learn how to get up and running using the Mecanim system in Unity. We’ll start out by discussing some basic guidelines for exporting characters from a 3D package of your choice. Then we’ll discuss the import settings in Unity and get right to work on bringing our character to life. Read more…

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Kelby Training Hollywood Film Tools for Photographers by Mike Kubeisy

Author: Mike Kubeisy
Duration: 1 hour
Video Format: MP4
Resolution: 1280×720
File Size: 803 MB
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Join motion picture and television photographer Mike Kubeisy on location as he demonstrates some of the most common and versatile tools he uses every day on the sound stages in Hollywood. From C47s to Cardellini clamps and apple boxes to scissor clips, Mike will show you how to use the tools the pros use to get the job done in all kinds of situations. Read more…

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Released: 2013
Video Format: MOV
Resolution: 1680×1050
File Size: 1.99 GB
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Welcome to the spherevfx video series on arnold for maya.

The purpose of this series is to get you confident with using arnold, and have a firm grounding in all it has to offer as a feature film, production render engine. We are going to spend our time going through arnold from top to bottom looking at all the key features of the render engine. Read more…

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Digital Tutors Exploring Different Smoke Types in 3ds Max and FumeFX

Instructor: Haji Gadirov
Runtime: 1h 44m
Level: Advanced
Software used: 3ds Max 2012, FumeFX
Video Format: MP4
Resolution: 1280×720
File Size: 1.33 GB
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In this FumeFX tutorial we will learn how to create different kinds of smoke.

Throughout thee lessons we will learn how to create hot and cold smoke effects with FumeFX, also we will learn about different types of smoke and how to make them look more realistic. Read more…

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Digital Tutors Bringing Photographs to Life with 3D Layering in After Effects

Instructor: Laura Smith
Runtime: 5h 18m
Level: Intermediate
Software used: After Effects CS5
Video Format: FLV
Resolution: 1280×720
File Size: 3.32 GB
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In this series of After Effects tutorials, we will learn how to create a 3D fly-through effect in After Effects with assets created from images that we break down in Photoshop.

We begin in Photoshop with the images and start to dissect the photos to get the parts we need for building our shot. We learn a few masking and painting techniques to fill in the gaps for some of the areas that are covered up in the photos. Then, we dive into After Effects and start building our scene by laying the ground, sky, and tree layers. Read more…

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Digital Tutors Introduction to Character Design in Toon Boom Harmony

Instructor: Kurt Jones
Runtime: 1h 43m
Level: Beginner
Software used: Toon Boom Harmony
Video Format: FLV
Resolution: 1280×720
File Size: 390 MB
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In this Toon Boom tutorial, you’ll learn a good understanding of the tools needed to create your own character designs and walk through the process of creating a cartoon duck character to be used for cut styled animation.

Even though we’ll be using Toon Boom Harmony to design our character, everything that we’ll be covering will be applicable to both Toon Boom Animate and Animate Pro. Read more…

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