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Adding CG To Your Next Movie

Adding CG to movies has been the realm of Hollywood VFX artists…until now. Learn the basic technique for incorporating CG elements into live action footage using the latest crop of affordable consumer pano cameras and software you probably already own.

  • Shooting a color reference.
  • Capturing an image-based lighting probe of your scene.
  • Matching lighting and reflections of your CG object to the scene.
  • Compositing the CG into the scene, complete with shadows.
Damian Allen is well known in the visual effects industry as a leading technique and technology consultant.