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Assignment 3 : Douchebag Ninja : The series

This is the final post for this session of blog posts. I had a few issues recording the audio from the actor as they were busy throughout the week so I had to improvise by using my voice and editing its pitch in Adobe Audition. Mental note to be made…

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Week 11 – Filming the trailer

So Sunday was our day for filming, it took us almost the whole day but we got it done. We improvised a few scenes to make sure we covered up enough of the time requirement. One thing that needs to be mentioned is that because of pretty good planning we…

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Week 10 – Storyboarding

So with the final assignment set, it was time to start on our idea for the final major assignment. We decided to make a trailer for a webseries (refer Assignment 1) that I’ve started writing called “Douchebag Ninja” . The premise and main characters have been outlined when creating assignment…

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Week 7 : Assignment 2 – Special Effects (Douchebag Ninja)

The Idea was to create a mortal combat style arcade fight.. so needed to set the scene up. Thought of making it a comedy so I created the character douchebag ninja (who uses his ninja skills just to be douchebag..) (more episodes to come..) so what happens is Jay walks…

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Week 4 – Colour Grading in After Effects and Simple filming techniques

This week we tested out After Effects’ video post processing features which included colour grading and layering (to improve or add effect to videos). Ofcourse we used Adobe Premiere Pro first to stitch our clip together and then proceeded to use after effects for the other editing processes. The key…

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Assignment 1 – Kinetic Typography

First assignment due for HET824 and it is one of my favourite areas. Kinetic Typography. I previously updated a post regarding this art and the use of it in numerous ways. This time the guidelines specifically mentioned it had to be copyright free material.   I had decided to use…

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Week 2 – Basic animations / object transitions

This week’s tutorial comprised of making an object (ball) bounce. The laws of physics state that any object moving within a space will continue to do so at a constant speed, unless a external force is exerted upon it. Not to sound geeky, but the external force acting on the…

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Week 1 – Introduction to After effects and Basic Transformations

The moving image and basic animations This week, we were introduced to basic transitions in After Effects CS6. I had used the software before and I had a basic knowledge of how to make things animate (very basic). Once at my previous workplace, which was a web design company, they…

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HET824 Digital Compositing

So as a part of this subject, I will be required to maintain a blog every week with what IU have been doing and what my progress on my assignments. Well here goes, and to make things easier I will be tagging “HET824″ and”Digital COmpositing” as the tags for each…

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