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.
We’re pleased to share another great animation from acclaimed South African director Matt Nefdt. Well-known for his haunting and ethereal Stereo 360° animations, Matt used After Effects with the latest version of Mettle FLUX. He takes creative advantage of
Kiwi singer and producer VILLETTE teamed up with longtime partner Red Bull Music to release a 360 VR music video for her forthcoming single ‘Money’.
The video for Money lets viewers experience the singer’s personal and inspiring world through taking
3D Volumetric Fractal Flames comes to After Effects and Premiere Pro! Mettle’s latest plugin, FLUX, harnesses the beauty of fractal flames and brings them into a feature-rich, GPU-accelerated, easy to use tool for content creators. Supports Flat (Rectilinear), 360 Monoscopic,
The Future of 360° Photo and Video | Alexandre Jenny, Maheen Sohail, Luca Vascon, Gerda Leopold, Michael Kolchesky
We start off our NAB Week Live Streams with a BST look at at “Fox 5 San Diego Virtual Tour”. Host Jonathan Winbush (winbush.tv) shares his techniques in After Effects with FreeForm Pro on building holographic effects in
Charles Yeager (yeagerfilm) shows us how to create a Dr. Strange-inspired cityscape in After Effects CC 2018 with Mantra VR. This technique uses the recently added support for RGBA, part of a free Mantra VR update. Charles shows how
Fafi is an international artist who began her work as pure graffiti, drawing innocent/erotic girls called Fafinettes, and has risen to achieve critical and commercial success. She is one of five influential artists invited to participate in “Vegas: Alter
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” short 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 interviews Ty, and
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