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  • VFXhaiku.com


    If you’ve been a long time visitor of this site, you’ll know that i’ve been working in VFX for quite a long time. I spent the last 7 years at Frantic Films as a 2D compositor working on over 25 Hollywood movies. I’ve finally decided to take a break from production, and I’ve started up a 2D-centric Visual Effects tutorial site called VFXHaiku.com VFXHaiku.com is dedicated to bringing some of the esoteric concepts of working in high end visual effects […]

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  • The Infini-D Resource Page

    The Infini-D Resource Page

    Years ago, when I was first starting to get into 3D graphics and animation, I came across a program called Infini-D made by a company called Specular. They were then bought out by Metatools (which is now called Viewpoint), and Infini-D was rolled into (or just killed by) Carrara which is now owned by eovia. Who knows what ever happened to this little app. It was the easiest 3D program i’ve ever used, but then again, 10 years ago, things […]

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  • isotropy.ca – 3D Track

    isotropy.ca – 3D Track

    I’ve been wanting to learn 3D tracking/matchmoving for a really long time… Ever since I started at Frantic, and saw Matt Broeska using a copy of Boujou i’ve been amazed at this kind of software. The math behind all of this just boggles my brain, and the fact that this software has become so accessible is also mind blowing.

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  • Open Cut 3.0 Challenge Shot 002

    Open Cut 3.0 Challenge Shot 002

    Here’s my 2nd shot for the Open Cut 3.0 Challenge. I finally got around to tweaking it to something that I’m happy with. Unfortunately, I didn’t win the competition, and it seems there was only 2 entries out of 100 contestants.

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  • Open Cut 3.0 Challenge

    Open Cut 3.0 Challenge

    This is my submission for the Open Cut 3.0 Challenge. Here’s the link to the content on the Vuze network

    I didn’t have enough time to work on every shot for the competition, since I was back at Frantic for the most part of December, and started in the commercial division in January. Personally, I think the deadline for this challenge was quite unrealistic, considering this is unpaid work. Delivering almost this many shots (basically 4 mins of solid VFX shots), over christmas, at 4K, in about 30 days would be challenge for any full VFX studio with a full staff of compositors, let alone a few guys or one guy trying to do this on his or her own.

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  • 2D Compositing Demo Reel

    2D Compositing Demo Reel

    After 6 years at Frantic Films VFX, I’ve decided to take a break from the world of Visual Effects for a while to rest my mind and body. Over the last 6 years, i’ve worked on over 25 movies, including The X-Files: I want to Believe, The Ruins, Journey to the Center of the Earth 3D, Across the Universe, Superman Returns, X-Men III, Stay, Catwoman, and Scooby Doo 2. It’s been fun, interesting, painful at times, and overall a massive […]

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