The Rise of the Real-time Digital Double: Reallusion Unveils AI-Powered Headshot Plugin

Headshot Plugin official trailer:

Creating realistic digital doubles normally requires a massive effort in 3D techniques which often involve many artists and passes, but that’s changing with the release of Headshot Plugin for Character Creator 3. Headshot uses AI technology to automatically generate digital human in minutes from one single photo, and those characters are fully rigged for voice lipsync, facial expression, and full body animation.  

ICLONE MASTER CLASS #4 – DEVELOPING DYNAMIC ATMOSPHERE WITH LIGHTNING & PHYSICS IN REAL-TIME

Experienced Video Director/Animator – Benny Dee shares a detailed tutorial on how to develop dynamic atmosphere with lightening and physics in real-time in  iClone 7.

Hello. In this iClone tutorial, I will show you how to develop a dynamic atmosphere with lightning and physics in real-time. This is part of the iClone Master Class series to help iClone users improve and level up their skills.

To begin, we have our scene opened in iClone and we see that the shadows are dark. (Fig 1.0) That is because I deactivated the atmosphere features. Therefore, we are going to turn them on to brighten up the project.

Speed up Action Sequence Creation in Animation

Hi I’m Adolf Navarro, and this time I want to show you how one single person can create very cool action sequences in a short period of time using iClone and the characters and models of Reallusion’s Content Store.

The main advantage of Reallusion animation applications is that they are extremely easy to learn and use, so the animation process becomes very intuitive and fast, all the same, the final result can be pretty cool even getting a nice cinematic aspect just using few filters in the video editing phase. Almost no post production or compositing are needed.

The tutorial video:

iClone Master Class #3 – EMPLOYING REALTIME PARTICLE EFFECTS FOR DAZZLING VISUALS

Experienced Video Director/Animator – Benny Dee shares a detailed tutorial on how to employ realtime particle effects for dazzling visuals in  iClone 7.

The Author

Benjamin Sokomba Dazhi (Benny Dee)

Animator, Video Director, Editor, Cinematographer from Nigeria  https://www.instagram.com/therealbennydee/

Welcome to this MASTER CLASS Level-Up Series by Benny Dee, where I share my tips and tricks on how to create amazing animations with clever usage of real-time tools. This is tutorial series was created to help users improve and level up their skills.

In this tutorial #3, I will be showing you how to employ real-time particle effects by simulating the effects, adjusting attributes, attaching effects and adding lights to the scene

Let’s get started.

Cartoon Animator 4.1 Opens Roundtrip Creativity with PSD Tools and WACOM Tablets

Swiftly Turn Adobe Photoshop, Krita, Affinity, Clip Studio and Photopea illustration into animation

Cartoon Animator (CTA), recognized among the easiest 2D animation software, is releasing the new updated version 4.1 which opens to all mainstream PSD tools, such as Adobe Photoshop, Krita, Affinity, Clip Studio and Photopea . Users of these PSD tools and WACOM tablets can now swiftly turn their creative concepts into animation using their original processes via Cartoon Animator. 

3 REAL-TIME ANIMATION TIPS TO SPEED UP PRODUCTION

In this article, filmmaker Adolf Navarro shares 3 tips on how to quickly create and animate different genres of action sequences in real-time with these three action sequence examples: the Mech Battle, the Post-apocalyptic World, and the Assassin…

When bringing a script to life for the first time it’s always a struggle between time and resources; especially when it comes to action sequences as they require lots of characters, motions, visual effects,  post production and compositing.

It would take much more time to create the scenes and animations in traditional workflows. However, filmmaking with real-time animation, a library of content and character creation provides visual artists with flexibility while saving lots of time.  Furthermore, realtime animation allows creators to collaborate instantaneously with writers, directors and others involved in the creative process.

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