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'Cheat Code,' live-action iClone machinima from filmmaker Paul Brown

Cheat Code Part 1
Filmmaker Paul Brown quietly published his movie, 'Cheat Code,' on YouTube yesterday introducing us to his wonderful world of live-action blended with iClone 3D animation. Congratulations to Paul, his cast and crew. Gumshoe Production's, 'Cheat Code' has pushed the DIY filmmaking frontier Paul Brown introduces Cheat Code: "While playing a video game I enter the wrong cheat code, and become trapped in the game. The only way out is to complete the level. Many of the special effects and computer animation sequences were created with iClone." Part 2 Part 3

Building a Medieval Village - Part 5

3D Chinese Painting Exhibition Stage 5 Horse & Cart Route Cameras Animation Medieval Village
From the creator: "STAGE 5: Animated Chinese Painting Exhibition.Dont worry about the horses waving reins, its just a horse. Im looking at pleasant cam angles and sweeps. Once the streets are full of paintings this will all look so different. And banners and ganging flags etc. So... one thing at a time. The camea and telephoto method now works in animated mode. Thats pleasant. And the compression of perspective is exactly like real life. Perfect now. 3D Chinese Painting Exhibition Flags Stage 5 Animation Medieval Village b.flv"

Building a Medieval Village - Part 4

3D Chinese Painting Exhibition. Flags. Stage 4. Animation Medieval Village (Reloaded)
From the creator: "In this section I have simply mapped some of my Traditional Chinese Paintings onto canvas model flags and banners. This having been done, I then add a little texture, thought thats not really required as there arent any takes up that close... but just in case I change my mind... Then Ive added them to wooden cronky flagpoles and some rather extravagant Kings Court Flagpoles. But the look good and should look wonderful donw the main causeway. Ill do some night shots also. And some torchlit as well. It will be like walt disney when it is done. Thanks for calling in."

Building a Medieval Village - Part 3

3D Chinese Painting Exhibition Screen Tests Stage 3 Animation Medieval Village
From the creator: STAGE 3. Using Reallusions iClone v.3 Professional. Animated Chinese Painting Exhibition in a Medieval Viollage Environment. This is a series of panning screen tests for the scene through several different weather conditions. Snow, sun, night, mist etc. So, now that I have this done I can concentrate on the pictures. The idea being to make the environment match the pictures... as best I can anyway. It's alot of fun but we will see the finished results soon. Thanks for calling by.

Building a Medieval Village - Part 2

3D Chinese Painting Exhibition Stage 2 Animation Medieval Village
From the creator: "A quick whistle through some of the finishing stages. TimeLapsed because in general its all polishing from this point onwards. The set is a set that came with something like iClone v.1.5 or something. But I liked the way the dips in the land allowed the water as it appears here. Tommorow Ill create the banners and things with the paintings on them. That should be fun. Not sure what to do about the people. I only have a few medieval dressed types. Maybe, three? So, I dont want to lose too much time on this, Ill see if theres a quick fix to be had using Clone Cloth for some scruffy sacking type clothes. It should be fun anyway".

Building a Medieval Village - Part 1

3D Chinese Painting Exhibition Animation Medieval Village
ChineseCalligraphy says, "This is an animation, or will be, of a Medieval Village in about the 10th Century. Using Realusions iClone 3 Professional this should be quite an attractive Movie suite of three.. It will be part 1, part 2 and then Part Three will be the actual Movie with talking characters and all sorts. The main theme is to display China as being forefront in England in the 10th Century which really is kind of rewriting History a little. Should be very beautiful. I hope you enjoy it."

iClone - Downtown Metro Content Pack 

City Elements - Downtown Metro Areas Vol1
iClone content pack puts your productions on-location in a real-time metropolis featuring day and night settings, interactive lights, street signals and subway. Get it soon in the Reallusion content store:

iClone Star Wars Tutorial #1 - by James Martin

Digital Dagobah Pt 1 Basic Character Customization inside iClone3 2
iClone guru James Martin brings Star Wars Dagobah environment to life in this iClone remake of a clip from Empire Strikes Back. Really?? Is there anything that iClone can't do?!

'Strife,' trailer released by C3

Strife : The Trailer
Coming in 2009 - "Strife" - in a world of scarcity, the competition for survival is fierce. Will man's humanity survive the onslaught? This is trailer/prequel sets the stage for an upcoming machinima movie in 2009 This machinima is a collaborative effort by the CoolCreators team - animatechnica, alley, duchess, doctordrill, rainman, warlord and wolfzone. Filmed with Reallusion's iClone 3.0 and using assets from Bethesda Software's Fallout 3 watch in HD here:

'The Sniper' 15-min iClone short-film from WarLord

iclone Watch The Sniper here James Martin, iClone trainer and blogger at covers the release of Warlord's, The Sniper. The Sniper is a new Machinima film by M D McCallum that was produced with both iClone and videogame output proves to be a real 5 star film. A true Machinima mash-up movie with a deeply moving original storyline that has a masters touch to the animation. Featuring the wonderful works from the Reallusion iClone G.I. vs Wehrmacht, Medieval Village and Classic Horror Movies and other content packs. Reallusion promo video for WWII content pack This is a spitfire example of an industry leading iCloner and some of his best work to date. Warlord is a long time member of the iClone community and someone I personally have watched grow into his real-time skin over the last couple of years and M. D. never seems to dissapoint where iClone is concerned. A founding member of and a long time CoolCloner has placed his sights and fired a shot true into the Machinima body with this film. To those out there who may have had some question before wither iClone IS or IS NOT Machinima, I say to you, take a look at The Sniper and witness the seamless mesh of video game footage with iClone output that Warlord displays in his latest piece. Look to iClone as your film-making stage and video game footage as almost “on-location” shoots and in the end you can create a mesh of Machinima that is visually stunning. That’s what I feel M.D. McCallum has accomplished with this movie and I recommend the 15 minute viewing time to all my readers. You won’t regret it. Great film. Enjoy!