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
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
We’re proud to announce that Mantra, our Stylization plugin for After Effects and Premiere Pro that works on spherical footage, is getting closer to release date. We will be doing tech demos at Siggraph, Mettle Booth #1211, for anyone interested
This sneak peek shows a much faster and more intuitive method for object removal on 360°footage, using the upcoming version of SkyBox Studio Version 2. SkyBox Composer is a new module that is part of SkyBox Studio Version 2, our
Working in 360/VR just got a whole lot easier. New Module: SkyBox Composer creates a 360° “Edit” comp that is similar to a regular “Comp” in After Effects. View-based Edit: you can orbit around your 360° “Edit” comp using the
Charles Yeager (yeagerfilm.com) shows how to take HUD (2D) graphics and brings them into a 360 video format, on top of 360 footage. He uses SkyBox Studio 360/VR production tools to bring the 2D graphics in After Effects.
Introducing Mettle SkyBox VR Player for Oculus Rift + Adobe After Effects, Premiere Pro and SpeedGrade. Yes, it’s Free! It’s our way of saying thank-you to existing and future customers, and to show our commitment to creating 360 | VR
This tutorial by Charles Yeager (www.yeagerfilm.com) shows how to create a Tiny Planet in After Effects using SkyBox Studio. The technique works with all 3D plugins, but he uses Element 3D with the Metropolitan Pack: 3D Skyscrapers & Buildings. You
This tutorial shows the process of taking an existing After Effects comp, and bringing into 360/VR format using SkyBox Studio. Once the Master comp is in the 360 workspace, we see how to add camera movement, rotate the layers
We’re pleased to announce a free update for SkyBox and SkyBox Studio. We’ve added more control to some of the features, and refactored the software to be compatible with Simple Camera Rig by Maltaannon. These changes will improve workflow, and
Rezgi Bourezgui came 2nd place in our SkyBox Studio 360 CountDown Challenge. His submission “Space Dive” is a cinematic space-themed VR intro. He tells us how he did it, and what he was trying to achieve.
Charles Yeager came 1st place in our SkyBox Studio 360 CountDown Challenge. We take a closer look at his winning submission “Wake Up”. He tells us how he did it, and what he was trying to achieve.
Stabilizing 360 footage can be tricky. Alex Vasutin (www.vrvr.pro) shows us a clever technique using SkyBox Studio in Ae. He uses the SkyBox Converter “Re-Orient Camera View” feature with Camera Tracking data. After the footage is perfectly stabilized, he composites
‘A Brilliant Night‘ is a 7 minute FullDome animation presented at a fundraiser for Brain Cancer Research for the Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute) at The Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium (Montreal). The animation was generated in After Effects using