In April the Video Copilot publisher launched the the Nuke version of the famous Optical Flares plugin. This is great news for everyone since this plugin was previously only available through After Effects. In addition to this, new tools have been announced!
For those of you who don’t yet know this tool, we’ll guide you through it! And as an added bonus, you will get the opinions of ArtFx students have used this plugin in After Effects.Read More
This is an important tool for our 4th year students who have been working on their films for several months. Two film teams are using Arnold, the rendering engine from Solid Angle society, which is an ArtFx partner. Below we discuss this software in detail with the students who have tested it.Read More
Since coming back to school, the third year students at ArtFx have been working on a compositing exercise. The goal: to create a teaser and a poster for an imaginary feature film which would be the continuation of an existing trilogy. The students must, therefore, use the artistic direction and characters from the previous films.Read More
ArtFx has developed a partnerships with the Pixelux society which will allow the school to test the “Digital Molecular Matter” (DMM), a simulation system which models the materials of objects so one can divide them into molecules or be able to apply pressure to them and bend them. This is a real revolution, available as a plug-in through Maya and 3ds Max. We are salivating over this…Read More
Each year for the past five years, our second-year students have created a film for the Clermont-Ferrand International short film Festival. This has been an important moment for these students because it is a team effort with everyone working to support the same film. It is also the first major project they see through from start to finish, conception to completion. As an added bonus, the film is in 3-D!Read More