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Autodesk Composite Now FREE (and how to set it up for realtime playback)
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Autodesk Composite Now FREE (and how to set it up for realtime playback)

Posted last week by visualz on Amalgamation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max , Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite ,

Industry: Film, TV and VFX , Creative Finishing , Professional Video , Design Visualization ,

Now that Autodesk Composite is FREE, I thought I would take a moment to show users the proper way to set up the disk-based caching for the best performance possible. In this example, I forego using a SSD or RAID0 in favor of a Fusion ioFX card for caching and playback.

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Maya Monday - NAB 2014 booth
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Maya Monday - NAB 2014 booth

Posted 8 April 2014 3:37 pm by dobert on The Desk

Software: Autodesk Flame , Autodesk Maya , Autodesk MotionBuilder , Autodesk Mudbox , Autodesk Smoke , Autodesk Maya LT , Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite , Autodesk Flare , Autodesk Lustre , Autodesk Flame Premium ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Creative Finishing , Professional Video , Design Visualization ,

This is what it looks like inside the booth.

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The Lego Movie in 3D | Exclusive Autodesk Preview in Sydney
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The Lego Movie in 3D | Exclusive Autodesk Preview in Sydney

Posted 20 March 2014 4:32 am by Con_Nicholas on ME@ANZ

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max , Autodesk Flame , Autodesk Maya , Autodesk MotionBuilder , Autodesk Mudbox , Autodesk Smoke , Autodesk Scaleform , Autodesk HumanIK , Autodesk Maya LT , Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite , Autodesk Flare , Autodesk Lustre , Autodesk Flame Premium ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Creative Finishing , Professional Video , Design Visualization ,

On March 26 - Join Autodesk for an exclusive VIP preview screening of The LEGO® Movie in 3D with an introduction by the award-winning, digital studio behind the movie - Animal Logic.

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Pull up a chair to the The FX Bar
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Pull up a chair to the The FX Bar

Posted 2 March 2014 1:53 pm by Bill Ennis on Flame Premium can do that

Software: Autodesk Flare , Autodesk Lustre , Autodesk Flame Premium ,

Industry: Film, TV and VFX , Creative Finishing ,

It used to be Soft FX but now we have the FX Bar with buffet of new creative options and functionality.

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How Autodesk helped out Oscar-nominated short filmmakers
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How Autodesk helped out Oscar-nominated short filmmakers

Posted 24 February 2014 10:24 pm by Darren Brooker on You and M&E

Software: Autodesk Flame , Autodesk Lustre , Autodesk Flame Premium ,

Industry: Film, TV and VFX , Creative Finishing , Professional Video ,

How the #AutodeskExperts became a part of the moviemaking process on the Oscar-nominated short The Voorman Problem

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Maya Mondays - Render Layers, Render Passes, and Post
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Maya Mondays - Render Layers, Render Passes, and Post

Posted 24 February 2014 3:57 pm by dobert on The Desk

Software: Autodesk Maya ,

Industry: Film, TV and VFX , Creative Finishing , Professional Video , Design Visualization ,

In this tutorial I go over Maya's Render Layers and Render Passes. I also show how to put them all back together in Maya composite.

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Blurring & Pixelating Faces or Logos using Action or ConnectFX
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Blurring & Pixelating Faces or Logos using Action or ConnectFX

Posted 14 February 2014 6:54 pm by Ultimate_Smoker* on The Smoke Learning Blog

Software: Autodesk Smoke ,

Industry: Film, TV and VFX , Creative Finishing , Professional Video ,

A new 2 part video series showing how to blur or pixelate faces, logos and anything else you don't want people to see in your shots.

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Mattes: Getting your hard work into Grading
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Mattes: Getting your hard work into Grading

Posted 3 February 2014 4:49 am by Bill Ennis on Flame Premium can do that

Software: Autodesk Flame , Autodesk Flame Premium ,

Industry: Film, TV and VFX , Creative Finishing ,

A tip on interoperability between Flame & Lustre - The Flame Premium suite. Utilizing multiple mattes in a Lustre timeline.

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Colour Warper - Balancing Black and White Levels
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Colour Warper - Balancing Black and White Levels

Posted 31 January 2014 12:20 pm by Ultimate_Smoker* on The Smoke Learning Blog

Software: Autodesk Smoke ,

Industry: Film, TV and VFX , Creative Finishing , Professional Video ,

Use the interactive vectorscope in the Colour Warper to balance the black and white levels on an image. Great for fixing unbalanced shots and more!

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Happy New Year!  We are back!
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Happy New Year! We are back!

Posted 27 January 2014 3:48 pm by Bill Ennis on Flame Premium can do that

Software: Autodesk Flame , Autodesk Flare , Autodesk Smoke Advanced , Autodesk Lustre , Autodesk Flame Premium ,

Industry: Film, TV and VFX , Creative Finishing ,

Bill Ennis and Quinn Richardson restart the "Flame Premium can do that" blog in 2014....

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