Everyone loves a cool title sequence. Maybe you haven’t even thought about including a title sequence in your project for a specific reason - but adding an interesting title sequence to your movie or short film could really add a level of professionalism to your production, prepare the audience for the tone of the film, and get them hyped for what’s to come.

OpenEXR formats are extremely useful when they are utilized in the most effective way. In this week's tutorial, Sebastian Siggerud is back to show us how to use multi-channel OpenEXR passes in Nuke, while also teaching how to turn a 2D background into a 3D scene.

I was on-set filming as VFX Supervisor, and the first Assistant Director (1AD) had a simple question for me, "Do you want to film this shot with the smoke on, or add it in later? I know some VFX artists like to get the plates clean." Let me address a few thoughts before I continue with how I answered this question.

We wanted to show our Fusion (software) users a few tips and tricks to adding explosion stock footage in your scene. Our instructor lectures on best practices of making an asteroid smash into the ground and causing an explosion to occur.