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Author Byrne, Bill, 1976-
Title The visual effects arsenal [electronic resource] : VFX solutions for the independent filmmaker / Bill Byrne
Imprint Amsterdam ; Boston : Focal Press, c2009
book jacket
Descript ix, 324 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm. + 1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Elsevier
Note Includes index
How to Use this Book; Your Toolbox; Preparing Your Visual Effects Shot; The New Glass Shot;Green and Blue Screens; Location, Location, Location; Digitally Processing Your Footage; Horror Effects; Action; Science Fiction; Flashy Techniques; Animation; Text; Return to Render
How to use this book -- Your toolbox -- Preparing for your visual effects shot -- The new glass shot -- Green and blue screens -- Location, location, location -- Digitally processing your footage -- Horror effects -- Action -- Science fiction -- Flashy techniques -- Animation -- Text effects -- Return to render
Electronic reproduction. Amsterdam : Elsevier Science & Technology, 2010. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Jan. 14, 2010). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions
Build your VFX arsenal with quick-access, step-by-step instruction on how to create today's hottest digital VFX shots. This essential toolkit provides techniques for creating effects seen in movies such as 300, Spiderman 3, Predator and others, with lessons on how-to: * splatter blood or digitally lop someone's arm off * create a scene with actors running from an explosion * create the "twin effect" (same actor, same location, 2 performances) * produce space-ship dog fights Organized in a 'cookbook' style, this allows you to reference a certain effect in the index and immediately access concise instructions to create that effect. Techniques are demonstrated in each of the most popular software tools- After Effects, Final Cut Studio, Photoshop, and Combustion are all covered. Brilliant, 4-color presentation provides inspiration and stimulating visual guidance to the lessons presented, while the companion DVD contains project media files enabling you to put concepts learned into immediate practice. * 4-color, step-by-step instruction for producing today's hottest digital VFX shots * VFX techniques are presented in each of the most popular software tools * Companion DVD features project media files allowing you to immediately implement techniques learned
Elsevier
Link Original 9780240811352 0240811356 (DLC) 2008046913 (OCoLC)270231107
Subject Cinematography -- Special effects
Computer drawing -- Special effects
Digital video
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Alt Author ScienceDirect (Online service)
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