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The making of Ed Sheeran’s magical music video “Cross Me,” featuring Chance the Rapper and PnB Rock.
Ed Sheeran and Chance the Rapper weren’t able to actually be in the music video for their new single “Cross Me,” which also features PnB Rock. But Riff Raff Films director, Ryan Staake, and the Moving Picture Company came up with a mind-blowing way to combine motion capture, photogrammetry, 3D animation, and visual effects to allow all three of them to appear anyway.
The result is a video that offers a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to create a fully CG story. Read More
Get the latest on the new version of After Effects, learn about GPU render updates from GTC, and find about about the new features in X-Particles.
Tons of news and updates as we head into NAB 2019. Are you headed to the 2019 NAB Show? Be sure to join us at the many events like the MoGraph Meetup and Maxon Booth presentations. Swing by for some GSG Swag.
Let’s dive into what’s new.
New in Adobe CC and After Effects
Adobe seems to be on a tear lately. After their acquisition of Allegorithic, makers of Substance, the company has now made big updates to the Creative Cloud. Adobe has just added support for Substance materials in Adobe Dimension.
Tons of new features were just released in the latest version of After Effects. You’ve likely seen headlines for Content-Aware fill for video, which many thought was just an April Fool’s Day prank. Jokes on them, the feature is available now. Read More
The X-Particles 4 beta for Cinema 4D R20 is available now from INSYDIUM, and a full release is scheduled for November.
Will X-Particles be compatible with Cinema 4D R20?
Yes, X-Particles 4 (and only XP4) will be R20 compatible. A beta (Build 623) is currently available through INSYDIUM’s Early Access Programme and a public released is slated for November 1st, 2018. Read More
We have doubled down on our Gorilla Guide to X-Particles. This professionally guided series now includes over 20 hours of X-Particles training, including new XP4 features.
Join XP master Jon Bosley in the most definitive X-Particles training available. When first launched, the Gorilla Guide to X-Particles included 50 training videos on X-Particles 3.5. Now we’ve added an additional 20+ new videos on using XP4 in Cinema 4D!
The X-Particles 4 appendix covers all of the following:
- New and Updated Modifiers
- New and Updated Generators
- Special Objects
- FLIP Domain
- Fluid PBD
- Questions and Actions
If you are ready to master X-Particles, these training videos will take you for a deep dive into this particle and VFX system for Cinema 4D.
Check out the Gorilla Guide to X-Particles product page for more information, or check out the trailer below.
Already own the Gorilla Guide to X-Particles? The additional XP4 training is available to you for FREE! You can stream the X-Particles 4 Appendix in your Greyscalegorilla account now. Just search for the new series under Your Products and Training.