By Charlie Sierra, Film Escape To put it simply, special effects are carried out on set during production, and visual effects are done in post-production. That isn’t to say that the visual effects team isn’t involved in production and the special effects team isn’t involved in post, but the creative decisions made by each team […]Read more "What’s the Difference Between Special Effects & Visual Effects?"
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We receive e-mails from our members all the time asking how much they should charge for the hire of their property or vehicle…well, how long is a piece of string? It’s hard to give a definitive answer to this question as each listing is different, as is each shoot. However, we’ve done…
By Luke Crowe, Backstage Backstage’s Call Sheet database includes a searchable Production Listings Directory featuring major films, television series, TV pilots, plays, and musicals. Find out about current and upcoming productions, including who’s directing and casting, and where and when the productions take place. These production charts include hundreds of projects casting out of New […]Read more "A Film, TV, and Theater Production Database"
by Rampant Design Tools VFX Artist and Rampant Design CEO Sean Mullen shows us how to create jump, bump and slice effects in Adobe Premiere…Read more "Cool: How to Create Jump, Bump and Slice Effects in Adobe Premiere"
by Neil Patel There are opportunities everywhere for content marketers. Different channels, different types of content, and different websites. One that I think is criminally underutilized is a little site you might have heard of: YouTube. It’s by far the largest video sharing site—nothing even comes close to it. Get this: YouTube has over 1 billion […]Read more "The COMPLETE Guide to Building a Successful YouTube Channel"
by Caleb Ward, RocketStock These free animation tools for After Effects are essential for becoming a killer animator. Top image via Jenny LeClue While I would never recommend that working character animators use After Effects exclusively, there are a few tools that make animating in After Effects much easier. Let’s take a look at five essential animation […]Read more "5 Indispensable Animation Tools for After Effects"
by Michele Yamazaki, Toolfarm This is a question that I get quite a bit. It’s usually someone who is just out of college and getting started in the biz. They often use the phrase “the best bang for the buck”. Nobody wants to spend money on tools they will never use either. Because this field […]Read more "8 Must-Have Plug-ins for Motion Graphics in After Effects"