Findings

Working the Crowd

A Brief History of Crowd Duplication

Crowd duplication effects have changed a great deal over time. We’re taking a look back at some famous examples and techniques from Film and TV, and how we digitally populate a crowd today.

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Color for VFX

Theory & Practice In a Nutshell

To a lot of us, color seems like an intangible, complicated part of our daily workflow. Over the years new steps have been introduced to the process, but they have never been publicly explained.”

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DIY Blood Element

Working in a VFX studio is pretty fun – especially when you convert your conference room into a mini studio where you can make your own blood elements.

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Tutorial: Black is the New Green

Chris Healer Gets Into the Nitty-Gritty of Keying Over Black

Keying material over black screen can be a little tricky. Luckily, Chris is here to share some step-by-step tips to help you navigate your next black screen shot.

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Dot, Dot, Dot

LED Lights Become Tracking Markers in the Dark

What happens when you’re shooting a dark scene, and your tape tracking markers don’t show up? Answer: MacGyver your own light-up tracking point.

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