This course is the Background Fundamentals series which originally ran during our October 2015 term.
Class 1: Mike talks to Skip Rizzo from ICT
Mike talks to Skip Rizzo from ICT about using VR to help veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Class 2: Mike talks to Lars Borg from Adobe
Mike talks to Lars Borg from Adobe about benefits and challenges of HDR video and the new, more artist friendly ACEScg color space.
Class 3: Mike is at Stiller Studios
Mike is at Stiller Studios in Stockholm this week shooting Bolt/Cyclops moco system with Phantom Flex4K highspeed cameras.
Class 4: Mike talks about project management. Part 1 of 2
Mike talks about project management. Part 1 of 2.
Class 5: Agile Project Management: Scheduling - Part 2 of 2
Agile Project Management: Scheduling - Part 2 of 2
Class 6: Mike talks about deep learning
Mike talks about what deep learning is and how it can be used in VFX.
Class 7: USC-ICT’s auto rigging and reshaping tool
Mike test-drives USC-ICT’s auto rigging and reshaping tool, starting from quick-and-dirty full body scan using Structure sensor.
Class 8: GoAnimate and Adobe Character
Mike demos real time 2D character puppeteering using GoAnimate and Adobe Character.
Class 9: Looking back the past 12 months
Looking back the past 12 months, Mike and Ian chat about the top VFX films, tech in computer graphics and etc.
Class 10: Mettle SkyBox plugin for After Effects
A run down on where we are at in the world of VR and what to expect in the near future and a quick look at stabilizing moving VR footage with the Mettle SkyBox plugin for After Effects.