Reports out of Hollywood say that DreamWorks Animation, which has been troubled by under-performing releases in recent years, is expected to lay off a good chunk of its staff at the studio’s Glendale and Redwood City campuses.
Richard Bazley talks about his career as a successful animator and his transition in to live action directing. Having worked on Disney and Warner Bros classic films such as Pocahontas, Tarzan and The Iron Giant Richard discusses his filmmaking journey through storytelling craft and how this has brought him to transition in to live action at his production company GBK Hybrid.
In this new After Effects tutorial, Mackenzie will be teaching you how to create a futuristic light streaks animation, which is ideal for title sequences and graphic interfaces. During the tutorial, you will learn how to create the animation using default After Effects lights and expressions. Trapcode Particular will be linked to the lights in order to create the futuristic animated light streaks.
In This Tutorial alembic pipeline workflows has been discussed specifically relating to the use of Realflow 2014 to create alembic mesh and particle caches, as well as how to import them into Maya using Vray 3’s proxy import system.
Here’s an After Effects Tutorial which shows you how to animate a 2D butterfly using only default plugins in After Effects. The butterfly is a cut out image broken up into 3 layers, which has been animated using expressions. This means you can easily change the animation without changing a bunch of keyframing.