by Michele Yamazak, Toolfarm Download the free collection, Autodesk Maya Bonus Tools 2019/2020 from Autodesk. This year’s release includes a plethora of useful Maya scripts and plug-ins. New Tools in Autodesk Maya Bonus Tools 2019/2020 Create Locator at Custom Pivot Axis Modify Proportional Placement Tool Modify Stack / Align Objects In addition, Modify Offset Transforms Modify Randomize Transforms (Basic) Display Enable Popup Help […]Read more "FREE: Get the Autodesk Maya Bonus Tools 2019/2020"
by Todd Blankenship, Rocketstock Creating metallic text is a common motion graphics request. But it used to be difficult to get professional results natively in After Effects. Not anymore. While it has been possible for a while to get 3D text in After Effects thanks to Video Copilot’s Element 3D, it has been impossible to do it in […]Read more "How To Make Metallic 3D Text in After Effects (Without Any Plugins!)"
by Moviola Blender offers world-class 3D animation tools for the cost of breathing air. All you need is a computer and someone to teach you. Well, if you’re reading this on a computer you’re ready to go. In under 30 minutes our survival guide will get you up to speed on the fundamentals of working […]Read more "A Blender Survival Guide"
by AliceVision Meshroom is a new free and open source Photogrammetry software that enables you to create 3D models using a series of photos. Photogrammetry, you say? What’s that? Photogrammetry software enables you to create a 3D scene using a series of photographs, generally the more the merrier. Of course you need to download Meshroom, which […]Read more "Meshroom — A Free Open Source Photogrammetry Software"
by Jason Boone, nofilmschool Google recently introduced Earth Studio, a browser-based animation tool that allows users to create, customize, and share detailed Google Earth animations. Here’s how to composite Google Earth Studio animations with elements inside of Adobe After Effects. In this tutorial I’ll show you step-by-step how to create an animation inside of Google […]Read more "How to Use Google Earth with Adobe After Effects"
by thepixellab2011 This tutorial will show you how to get up and running with the free new Google Earth Studio. You can make flyovers, city aerials, helicopter shots etc. Google Earth Studio is a free software you can use right in your web browser which is epic! It includes the ability to render out your animation and […]Read more "How to Use The Free Google Earth Studio in Your Next Project"
by Idustrial Revolution XEffects 3D Text Wraps are a set of 8 free title plugins for Final Cut Pro X that let you wrap any image around 3D text. Idustrial Revolution has taken the 8 3D titles supplied with FCPX from Apple and added a drop zone to each. Add a custom image to wrap […]Read more "8 Free XEFFECTS 3D TEXT WRAPS"
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by Peter Wiggins, FCP.co Here’s a recent collection of some great free FCPX effects via FCP.co including 3D templates that replicate the look of an old LP and a much newer CD, a vertical video fixer, a free watermarking plugin, a very handy logo animation tool, and more. You can find them all here with descriptions, how-to’s, and free […]Read more "Free FCPX Effects via FCP.co"
by Rocketstock Download 35 FREE LUTs for your next video project. Easily apply one of these vintage or cinematic looks, or customize them to accentuate your footage. RocketStock’s 35 Free LUTs are 3D .CUBE files, meaning they work in a variety of NLEs and color grading programs. Once installed, you can apply these color grades with […]Read more "35 Free LUTs for Color Grading Videos"