Sometimes imagination is amplified by constraints, and boundaries lead us to new solutions. This was the case for visual storytellers Gary Yost and David Lawrence, when they worked on singer/songwriter Matt Jaffe‘s latest music video, Early Winter. Pandemic …
This tutorial is a great intro to 360 virtual production. It’s ideal for musicians or performers who want to add themselves into a virtual performance space. You don’t need a 360 camera, and no plugins are required for the basic
Charles Yeager (yeagerfilm.com) shows how to create a Droste Effect Space Loop in After Effects, with FLUX and Mantra V2. FLUX lets you generate atmospheric/volumetric effects, that bring this to a next level animation. Mantra V2 > Escher
Join us live with Mark Christopher Lawrence and Jonathan Winbush for a talk on “Creative Expression, Getting the content, medium and audience to connect”. Friday May 29th at 12:30 pm EST. Hosted by Mettle co-founder Nancy Eperjesy.
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Learn two easy ways to create an X-Ray effect in After Effects, using Mettle FLUX and Mantra V2.
1) Import your 3D model as OBJ with Mantra V2, and apply a FLUX volume as texture.
2) Import a png and
Meet the man behind a familiar voice! Join us for a live discussion with renowned Tutorial Master and Video Producer Editor. We’ll talk about the skills needed to succeed in today’s market as a Video Producer Editor, and the role
Learn how to create a 3D portrait animation, quickly and easily with FreeForm Pro in After Effects.The images and grid can be controlled on a single comp layer. The process is automated by importing the images as a jpeg sequence,
Join us Live with Christina Heller, CEO, Metastage, Friday May 8th at 12:30 pm EST. We take a deep dive into volumetric capture for XR, and find out why immersive and holographic media require new approaches for world building and
Join us Live with the #1 VR educator on YouTube, Hugh Hou, co-founder of CreatorUp. We discuss both the technical and the art of VR storytelling. We look forward to seeing you there. You can also watch Hugh on CreatorUp
Charles Yeager shows how to create a reveal animation with spheres using FreeForm Pro in After Effects. The animated spheres are easily created with Mettle Mantra V2 and CC Sphere, also in After Effects.
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Join us Live with Award-winning creator Jonathan Winbush, founder of Winbush Immersive. We ask him the questions you want to know, on virtual production, the immersive pipeline, and how he got started doing his tutorials. We look forward to seeing
SPACED OUT was the most talked about immersive experience in the New Frontier Program at Sundance Film Festival 2020. The Verge called it “the most unusual experience at Sundance 2020”. No Film School reviewed it as one of the innovations
Mettle is pleased to announce Mantra V2, a free upgrade, which introduces AR production capabilities into Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro. The new features build on the 360°/VR VFX already found in the Mantra software, and offer more tools for content
Bring your 2D logo to life by transforming it into a 3D object that becomes an AR experience. Jonathan Winbush shows you how using After Effects, Mantra Version 2.0 and Adobe Aero.
New features coming soon in Mantra V2 make
The best concert experiences have evolved into mind-blowing immersive journeys for the audience, combining sound and visuals. And we’re proud to count one of the best in the business as a Mettle customer. Johnathan Singer is a multi-media visual artist
New features in Mantra 2.0 will give content creators the tools to quickly and easily create AR assets, and export them in formats supported by AR players; USDZ (iOS) and glTF (WIN).
Jonathan Winbush shows how easy it is to
Learn how to add mood and texture to your footage using Mettle FLUX. In this tutorial, Charles Yeager shows how to camera track your scene in After Effects, and then add a FLUX “Volume” to match the camera movement.
The music video “Red Lion” by the multi-instrumentalist and director Oh. (Olivia Hadjiioannou) is presently a winner, finalist and official selection in 14 film festivals worldwide for Best Music Video, Best Experimental Mixed Media and Best VFX. We’re
Charles Yeager (yeagerfilm.com) shows how to create double exposure displacement mapping effects with FreeForm Pro, as seen in True Detective Main Title sequence Seasons One and Three. Learn how to create different looks, based on clever techniques and
THE INTERPRETATION OF DREAMS is a four-part VR episodic series that immerses viewers in visually luxurious and psychologically complex dreamscapes based on Freud’s original case studies. The series is supported and distributed by Samsung VR as part of “VR
Matt Nefdt and Hanné-Lizé Delport think outside the box for the technique in their latest 360° animation, a beautiful underwater scene animated with glowing fish and coral. They used a clever combination of flat and 360° images in PhotoShop and
This tutorial shows how to create a night time version of your 360° landscape animation, also adding in a FLUX sky. It’s a sequel to Tutorial: 360° Landscapes with FreeForm Pro + GEOLayers 2 + After Effects CC 2019.
Charles Yeager (yeagerfilm.com) shows how to create a 360° landscape animation using Mettle FreeForm Pro and GEOLayers 2 in After Effects CC 2019. He uses the built in VR tools that are native to After Effects. This technique
Los Angeles-based electronic composer Piers Baron pushes the envelope technically and creatively in his latest music video “Majesty”. Legendary director Ty Evans draws the viewer into the ethereal soundscape with beautiful visuals, masterfully crafted, with stunning landscapes, cityscapes and skateboarder