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Tuesday
May122009

iClone & CrazyTalk collide in the actor's workshop

Natural Facial Performance content Pack FINAL
James Martin returns from a 2 month hiatus with a new series of training for iClone. This is some super noodle krinkling material and James raises the bar leaping into iClone as an avatar. From James: Guess who's back? That's right, your favorite insane iClone insider is back and with more goodies than ever to share with you, the iCloners of the world. Today's tip focuses on the new Acting Workshop, Natural Facial Performance content pack by Reallusion. Think of this adding this content pack to your library the same as adding the ability to apply instant emotion to your characters in any project in both iClone and CrazyTalk. Sound good? Learn how at www.iCloneTraining.com"
Tuesday
May122009

1st graders TEACH animation with CrazyTalk.

Shoal Creek Elem. School is preparing students for the age of Visual Computing with Reallusion's CrazyTalk.
These kids know what they're talking about when it comes to CrazyTalk. We were told that this class was doing a project in CrazyTalk and part of that was to film their own, 'How-to,' video. I would say that they got an A+. Really fantastic movie by the kids from Shoal Creek Elem. School. Megan Power, a teacher of Poway Unified School District (USA) said:"I was amazed at the energy and excitement the students had for this project once they realized they would be creating a movie using CrazyTalk. Their motivation jumped exponentially."
Sunday
May032009

Epic WWII Battle in iClone

CRONICAS DE UNA GUERRA
Norte43's recent entry into War & Peace. Epic battles! From the creator: "La estupidez humana no tiene limites ni fronteras HUMAN STUPIDITY HAS NO LIMITS OR BOUNDARIES Realizado con ICLONE, para el concurso WAR and PEACE Made with iClone, the competition for War and Peace Editado con VEGAS Published in VEGAS"
Friday
May012009

D is for Dead - iClone film by Zirkhel

iClone War & Peace - D for dead
Film submitted by Zirkhel for War & Peace contest. NIce execution of cel shading and WWII content. A very unique short-film and story. From the creator: "Be safe, and stop shooting."
Monday
Apr272009

Tune-in to iClone radio, tonight!

If you are using iClone or are interested in Machinima or animation, then you can't miss a second of the Wolf and Dulci hour on iClone Radio. Want to know more about iClone? Meet Dulci and Wolfzone, two iClone powerusers that have put together an informative and entertaining weekly iClone webcast. Listen live each week for topics on using iClone, hints & tips, filmmaker interviews and new film release discussion. There's also a super creative way to get free content each week from the show's producers. Join Dulci and Wolfzone for this week's episode tonight. Following is reposted from Dulci's blog: The show airs live Monday nights from 9pm-10pm CST. Live listeners in the chatroom will receive an exclusive parking lot freebie. Listeners not in the chatroom are welcome to Skype me (Dulcilicious) during the show for their link once we announce the content is available. If you download Week 4 after it's available, listen for the download code to email to Wolf for your copy of the freebie. The hot topic of tomorrow night's show is "I bought iclone - now what?". We will delve into how to get content into iclone so you can start making movies! This is in addition to our usual banter, and my favorite segment, Stump The Wolf! As always, Stump the Wolf questions and audio commercials can be submitted to dulcineatmo@gmail.com
Monday
Apr272009

Angels vs. Demons, a Capemedia short-film

Angels v Demons
Capemedia releases their latest iClone movie featuring the classic battle between good and evil. Colin's fight scenes are becoming a signature part of his films and the AvD movie again demonstrates his expertise in this genre. Combining visual effects, talented voice work, a great score and cinematography, Angels vs. Demons showcases great iClone techniques. From the creator: Since the beginning of time a war has raged in purgatory. Disclaimer This film does contain artistic nudity and so is given an 18 rating. Viewer's discretion will be required, please take this into consideration when viewing this film. Credits: Cast Paula Cooper - Demon Michelle Stephenson - Angel Music from Solemnis - Igor Dvorkin & Duncan Pittock www.audionetworkplc.com Video Co-Pilot Pro Scores Sound Design from Video Co-Pilot Designer Sound Effects www.videocopilot.net Soundeffects by www.audionetworkplc.com www.soundsnap.com Animated with iClone 3.2 www.reallusion.com Special Effects with Adobe After Effects CS4 Edited with Adobe Premiere CS4 www.adobe.com Sky footage from www.smallvideosoft.com Written and directed by Colin Cooper
Thursday
Apr162009

Lemonade - an iClone film by Kurzal

Scatour debuts, "Lemonade," a refreshing tale with a sour twist.
Lemonade movie poster Great dialog film, even with subtitles it's a great screen adaptation of Lawrence Blanks short story. Congratulations Scatour and www.Kurzal.su - The dialog, set design, cameras and sound were all very nice.
Friday
Apr102009

War & Peace Short Film Competition 2009


A new era has arrived and the walls between your stories and a global audience are crumbling. The age of Visual Computing is here and with it's arrival we are all capable of creating amazing digital content from the comfort of our home, studio or office. This new era is the ultimate green-light on your creativity with tools and hardware equipping you to export your imagination and realize your stories in real-time 3D animation. Reallusion is partnered with worldwide industry leaders Intel and Nvidia in forging the age visual computing and providing you the ultimate real-time stage to tell your story through stunning animation tools that are accessible to all. The War and Peace filmmaking competition is a celebration of this time of innovation and opportunity to spotlight your films and the independent spirit of today's new filmmakers. Tell your story and submit the video to win select prizes and awards totaling a value of $10,000. Visit the War & Peace competition website, learn the rules, enter a film or watch movies http://www.reallusion.com/event/09_war_peace/
Wednesday
Apr082009

Coming Home, a film by Propulsion Studios

This video is intended for 18+ due to brief nudity & adult situations. Coming Home is an achievement in iClone filmmaking. Very good attention to sound, story, lighting and cinematography. Lizard gives high attention to detail on every shot. Thanks to Dulci for directing me to this film from her blog. From the creator: "Sol Lindstrom is alone. He has lost the one thing that he looks forward to coming home to every day... his sweet Alyssa. Where his life once felt as though it had purpose he now finds it a series of agonizing events that sometimes feels all too much to deal with. Memories seem to now haunt his every day life as his mind races with the heartfelt questions of where he went wrong and how she could up and walk away from a love that was to last forever." View more about Propulsion studios on TMUnderground.com
Saturday
Apr042009

iClone Biosphere content release: Video

TotalPlants Biosphere Collection
iClone Total Plants Biosphere Collection pack provides 400 Live Plants variations (including few creatures). This pack facilitates you with tree system in which parameters are provided for various effects of the tree planted. You may plant trees on the terrain or even link or attach them to some other target objects. The trees can cast and receive shadow or even swaying with the wind when you play back. You may then create a forest or potting in your project. Features: 1. You may move the trees with the Move, Rotate and Scale tools to manipulate the tree as you do to the props. 2. Wind: If you increase the Strength value, the trees that you plant sway harder when you play the project and vice versa. 3. Link: Because the trees are similar to props, you may then link your tree to a target such as a flowerpot.