The following is a reprint of an interview by VeeR TV with Mettle CEO and Co-founder Nancy Eperjesy. Special thanks to VeeR’s Mina Bradley for the interview! Read the original on VeeR.
“Having interviewed over 100 content creators for
Charles Yeager (yeagerfilm.com) shows two different methods for adding subtitles to 360 footage. The first method uses the integrated SkyBox 360/VR tools in CC 2018. The second method uses Mantra VR Graphix effect, which speeds up and automates the process.
We take a deep dive into “The Flat Earth” Skate film, a groundbreaking passion project from visionary Director Ty Evans. It features skate legends Jamie Foy, Chase Webb, Carlos Iqui, Mike Pulizzi and Cody Lockwood. Mettle co-founder Nancy Eperjesy
Mantra VR is specifically designed for 360/VR post-production, but many customers have been using the powerful effects for both 360° and conventional video production. We had many requests to make a “flat” compatible version, so the latest version 1.20 of
The Mantra VR 1.20 Update has integrated “Environment Light” and “Material” parameters into the Graphix Effect. This allows for more organic compositing of non-360° sources onto your 360 footage, especially when using the Distribution features, which let you quickly add
Exciting news – Mantra VR has a free update, with some great new features and enhancements. It’s all about more tools for content creators. We now offer enhanced audioreactivity features, with a new algorithm and signal fall-off features. This gives
Historic Treasures of the National Parks takes viewers on a 360/VR tour of America’s most famous, and sometimes endangered, historic sites!
When Death Valley National Park called on Gold Creek VR in 2016 they had a problem: Their most popular
How to Create a 360/VR Virtual Crane Shot + 360° Wormholes and Little Planets | Mantra VR > Stretcher
The Stretcher Effect from Mantra VR is a simple, yet powerful effect to be used in 360/VR post-production. Stretcher lets you easily create 360° Little Planet and Wormhole effects, transforming and interpolating your 360 footage, all keyframeable. Stretcher is also
Adding a Dolly in Post is a powerful storytelling technique for filmmakers, helping to draw the viewer’s attention and to create movement on a static shot. Now, thanks to the Mettle Mantra VR, this powerful effect can be easily
The Mantra VR “Virtual Dolly” lets you add a Zoom in Post from a static 360° camera shot, in After Effects or Premiere Pro. This introduces a new technique to help drive narrative in 360/VR. In 2D Post-production you can
The Hyperbolix Effect is one of the most easily identifiable effects from Mantra VR. It creates a variety of Kaleidoscopic patterns with your 360/VR footage, on which you can control parameters like the pattern, evolution, position and more. Charles Yeager
Charles Yeager introduces one of his favorite effects from Mantra VR – the Turbulence Effect. When applied in a composition, the Turbulence Effect will seamlessly distort and ‘liquify’ the footage, creating twirls, reminiscing of the famous Starry Night painting from
The Mirrors Effect from Mantra VR adds one or multiple mirrors reflecting the footage behind them in your 360° composition. As Charles Yeager puts it in the Tutorial, the Effect works much like the Magnifying Glass effect, for which it
The Repeater Effect from Mantra VR is great for creating seamless, visually dynamic patterns with 360° footage, and is ideal for creating a title sequence. It is a fairly simple effect to understand, that will repeat the footage of your
Mettle SkyBox Plugins are part of CC 2018
As of October 18, 2017,
New for 360/VR production, Mettle introduces a Globe Preview with Mantra VR. Quickly preview how your Mantra VR effects look on the entire sphere. Double-click and you are inside the sphere, simulating a browser and smartphone 360 view. Charles Yeager