Our Tween and Teen patrons made these videos in the the Fountaindale Public Library Studio 300 “Walking on the Moon” visual effects bootcamps. The youths used green screen videography and other digital tools to simulate a moonwalk. Enjoy their efforts in this video.
Enjoy the results from the Fountaindale Public Library recent Tween and Teen Summer Camp focused on Visual Effects.
Visual Special Effects (VFX) are a staple in today’s multimedia world. You can find them everywhere from commercials to big name movies. Each year more movies, TV shows, and commercials are depending on VFX to drive their projects. VFX is a combination of 2D and 3D elements that are combined with actual live footage to recreate an artist’s vision.
VFX are so seamlessly composited into the live footage that we hardly notice it. Just sit down and watch TV chances are some of your favorite shows and commercials were created using VFX techniques. Most of today’s big action blockbuster movies are heavily dependent of VFX, movies like this year’s RED 2 and R.I.P.D would not be possible without VFX to recreate car crashes and swirling vortexes in the sky.
Here at Studio 300 we have some of the software and plug-ins used by professionals to recreate VFX. We offer the Adobe Creative suite, Trapcode suite, Magic Bullet suite, and even Video Copilot’s 3D Element suite. Not only do we have these amazing products available for you to use, we also have outstanding resources available for you to learn how to effectively use them. We have compiled an amazing book collection available for you to check out and learn at your own pace. We also offer Lynda.com which has great classes taught by experienced professionals often providing projects files so that you can follow along. We also have an amazing staff that can always assist you with questions on all aspects of media.
Here is a sample created in Studio 300 using the tools available to you:
If you have ever wondered how Harry Potter’s wand emits lightning, how your favorite action movie was able to create a car crash scene, or how sci-fi movies can recreate alien worlds? Now is the perfect time to learn. Come in and start learning today! And then begin making your own stunning visual effects!