VFX Group Project [Establishing Scene]

The first scene of a trailer or movie is generally an establishing scene. this scene paints the first picture of the movie, showing location and the mood of the film. Our establishing scene is a upwards pan of Sunderland, slowly revealing the city center. to set the mood we decided some smoke plumes would look... Continue Reading →


VFX Group Project Overview [Week 9]

Its week 9, and our Imagined World Project is has a deadline for the completion within the next 3 weeks, with a mini-deadline of overall completion next week. How My Progress Is Going Our group are currently at work doing effects, and finishing the main sequences. I'm currently a bit behind on the plane scene however... Continue Reading →

VFX Group Project [Plane Crash]

As I have mentioned the main scene in the film trailer is the definitive plane crash. However, the act of creating a realistic plane crash is easier said than done. After learning Element 3D, mastering lighting and tweaking around with plugins like particular and Console I have created the first flying pan of the plane.... Continue Reading →

Tony’s Art Project

We were demonstrated today how a piece of music can influence a piece of art.  To test this we were told to create some art based on what we interpret from the song 'Carouselambra' by Led Zepplin. when I heard the song I straight away thought of a worn down area, like a shack or town... Continue Reading →

VFX Group Project [Sound]

Sound is one of the most important aspects in gaming and film. The sound can change the mood of the scene, and change what happens in it. For our project we are going to need both music and sound effects to set the scene and seriousness of our trailer. First, they're 2 different types of... Continue Reading →

VFX Practise – Saber

After Effects has a range of plugins to help create and complete things not do-able in the default version of AE. I installed and started learning to use a free plugin called Saber. I have used Saber before, but for a different project. This project I was going to experiment more with the range of... Continue Reading →

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