Mettle is having a special event during NAB WEEK. The Mettle Facebook page will have Live demos and tutorials, Monday April 9th, 10th and 11th at 10 am PST. Hosted by award-winning animator Jonathan Winbush, we’ll get to see his
Adhemas Batista is an influential Brazilian artist with a vibrant pop-culture style that can be seen in work for companies like Coke, Burger King and Puma. He’s one of five artists invited to create their own 360 art experience as
Charles Yeager (yeagerfilm.com) shows how to combine Stereoscopic and Monoscopic 360° footage in the same video, using the Adobe Immersive Video tools (formerly the Mettle Skybox tools) in Premiere Pro CC 2018.
Charles uses VR Projection, from
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
Charles Yeager (yeagerfilm.com) shows how to create a 360/VR Virtual Dolly in Post with 360° footage using Mantra VR and Premiere Pro. This is a really powerful effect, similar to a Ken Burns effect with images, but used
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
Charles Yeager (yeagerfilm.com) shows how to create an Overcapture-style video in Adobe After Effects CC 2018 with an extreme wide angle POV for 16:9 final format. He takes it further with Mantra VR, which lets you create stylized
Visionary skate video Director Ty Evans brings us his latest work, “The Flat Earth”, Friday December 8th. Self-taught, Ty is known for his breakthrough work over the last 2 decades, including Transworld Skateboarding videos such as Feedback (1999) and Modus
Award-winning Canadian pop-band “Hedley” brings us the music video for their recent hit Love Again in 360° format, produced by Occupied VR and presented by Samsung VR.
Toronto VR studio Occupied VR has extensive experience in 360/VR production, with
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
Mettle SkyBox Plugins are part of CC 2018
As of October 18, 2017,
Adobe showcased 360/VR editing tools for Premiere Pro and After Effects, that are in development, during IBC 2017. A lot of the new additions were centered around the acquisition of the Skybox Studio plugins from Mettle and their inclusion inside
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
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Mettle Unveils Highly Stylized Visual Effects Tools and Techniques for Cinematic 360/VR Filmmakers with the Launch of “Mantra VR”
Mantra VR for Adobe® Premiere Pro® and After Effects® Lets Filmmakers Create Immersive, Dream-Like Experiences in 360 Footage;
Charles Yeager (yeagerfilm.com) helps us take our first dive into Mantra VR, showcasing each effect inside the software. For this overview, Charles is presenting the Chrome Spheres Effect.
Create Chrome-like spheres with your 360 footage, reflecting what is
Chapter 3.6: We learn how to apply the 360 Post FX in SkyBox 360/VR Tools and why they are necessary for 360 post-production.
Part of: Master Series: Cinematic 360/VR Production with SkyBox Suite. where you can find links to
Chapter 3.2: We learn about the limitations of the built-in 2D transitions in Premiere Pro for 360 editing. Regular transitions do not work with spherical (equirectangular) footage. Seamless footage requires seamless spherical transitions, which is where Mettle comes in.