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17 Mar
2008

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Shadow Catcher plugin in Cinema 4D

What does the shadow catcher plugin allow?

Here is the scenario, we have a 3D character walking across the floor while casting a shadow. We want to composite this with an image in photoshop. Using shadow catcher we can render the character and shadow (with alpha) without the floor. Very useful.

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21 Dec
2007

mograph sound effector c4d

Mograph/Sound Effector in Cinema 4D

With this example you will create a mograph generated object which will react to music for its motion and movement.

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29 Jan
2007

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Chroma screen keying with Keylight

(Update – Newer versions of After Effects have keylight already included)

Here is a tutorial covering the basics of keying using keylight in After Effects 7. If you want something that gives you the best green/blue screen keying in After Effects, then in my personal opinion keylight is it.

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Posted in: <After Effects>

21 Jan
2007

block dissolve on grid after effects 7

Using Block Dissolve on Grid (After Effects 7)

Here is a tutorial showing the use of Block Dissolve to create several clips fading in/out on a grid (You will need 9 movie clips).

NOTE: This tutorial is intended for PAL, if you use NTSC some of the numerical settings will need to be changed!

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18 Jan
2007

matrix extrude in c4d

Matrix Extrude in Cinema 4D

This is just a simple example, but it should teach you the basics of using Matrix Extrude in C4D, which is a fantastic feature of C4D.

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