October 21, 2018

DV Students Make Movie Magic with “Mitch Rapp: Off Book”

Following up on our post from March 1st, a team of Digital Video students (and some alumni) have completed work on an action-packed epic short film starring Hollywood actors: “Mitch Rapp: Off Book.” The full film can be watched on a custom micro-site built specially for the project: https://mitchrappfanfilm.com/ As usual, DV has also produced some great behind-the-scenes materials, including this documentary on the making of the film, “Rogue Mission: The Making of Mitch Rapp: Off Book.” And as is pretty standard for a UAT DV project, there are a lot of visual effects in this one – over 100 visual…

New UATDV Visual Effects Reel!

The Digital Video Program has released its latest visual effects reel, highlighting some of the best VFX work by students and faculty over the last few years. Techniques shown: 2D/3D tracking, projection mapping, rotoscoping, miniature photography, chromakeying, 3D modeling and texturing, 3D rendering, rig removal, clean plating, animation, and motion control. Software used: Nuke, After Effects, Photoshop, 3D Studio Max, Maya, Mocha Pro, Unreal Engine. Projects represented in the reel: Ouroboros, Geeks Night Out promo, Help Falls prototype, CrossRealm, Buddy System, Borderlands: Change of Hart, Parallax, SCP Secure Contain Protect, Letters Home, Blood Oath, The Composer, Black, Zero Complex, and…

Pro Video Coalition: ‘Putting the After Effects CS6 3D Camera Tracker to the Test’

After Effects CS6 3D

Adobe After Effects has long been one of our go-to software apps in the DV Program, and it’s about to get even better with the release of CS6. Adobe is integrating more and more 3D tools into After Effects, making it even more of a one-stop VFX shop. Check out this tutorial on the new 3D Camera Tracker, as well as the new 3D Text tools. Link to this post!Related PostsFilm Your Final 48-Hour Film Challenge “Instinct” Military Survival Film Wins Two Awards DV film “Toppled” Now Online New DV Work: Calico – Short Sci-Fi Drama Film