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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Tools for zero budget film making

This is cool! These are nice tools .
Check it out:

Looks like Daz 3D is another free software!
And there is Source Filmmaker ( too! (Here is a write up on SFM and link to some tutorials.)

You would need CrazyBump to create realistic textures (see this tutorial)...

(Not related to the ones above, but here is a bunch of tutorials:

Check them out...

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Introduction to 3D Modeling

As I started playing with the free version of Hitfilm 4 Express and after watching Simon's tutorials on Aeroplane and Atomic Particle Titles I was intrigued to try it myself. (Here are their other tutorials). But those features are not available in the free version and so I started to look for alternatives. Seems like good old Blender is the only capable tool and now I want to learn it...
Here is a wonderful tutorial by Jason Welsh that I found. Here is an article that highly appreciates this tutorial. Let me know if you know of any better tools or tutorials.

Here is another set of tutorials:

Sunday, August 7, 2016

3D Models for Compositing

Here are a few websites  from where you can get your 3D models:
You can find great stock pictures (still pictures) here:
Here is something totally different. Green screen plates:
I am not associated with any of these companies.