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Thursday, February 25, 2016

Motion Graphics...

Seems like Processing and Blender from Open Source bandwagon offer interesting capabilities. A few of the heavyweight champions offering industrial grade features are:
Also here are a few more interesting tools:
  • Quartz Composer
  • Nodebox
See here for a few others:

Have you used any of these? Share your comments/tips...

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Magic of VFX

Hello there - I know I had taken a long a break! Well I was on to the usual stuff - writing stories, helping my friends on their startup endeavors, trying to get a team of interested folks to make a movie blah blah...

Anyways, I signed up for this VFX course; I had long wanted to do a low budget sci-fi movie (I have been sitting on a short story for ages)... hoping that this course will give me some insights. Yup! am liking the course (lots of info, good interviews with movie-makers, tips etc) and also linking HitFilm3.

Here is the course details: Visual Effects for Guerrilla Filmmakers from Norwich University of the Arts - a MOOC offered by

Here is my first attempt at VFX :)

Here are my green screen attempts. 
I shot my own background footage for the day and night exercise: 
1) (original footage for day scene) 2) (my background for day scene) 3) (original footage for night scene) 4) (my background for night scene)

What do you think? Good? Bad? So so?

Also do you know of any free software which no-budget movie makers like myself could use for VFX?