Adam from Chemical Reaction wants to show you a little movie magic. This video tutorial will show you how to create the Matrix stop bullet effect for your homemade film. To recreate the bullet stop effect from the Matrix without a lot of money, this is how you're going to do i ...more
Matrix Effect Bullet
After announcing another massive round of funding to the tune of $502 million, Magic Leap is adding another powerful weapon to its creative arsenal: John Gaeta, the man who helped develop the iconic Bullet Time effect for The Matrix series of films. Gaeta made the announcemen ...more
MY IDEA FOR YOU GUYS IS TO RECREATE THE SCENE IN MATRIX WHERE AGENT SMITH AND NEO HAVE A BUST UP AND ICONICLY LAUNCH TOWARDS EACH OTHER IN SLOW MO SHOOTING AT EACH OTHER THEN IT GOES INTO BULLET TIME AND PANS ROUND. YOU GUYS COULD COME UP WITH A WAY OF LAUNCHING EACH OTHER TOW ...more
This video is describing how to make a LEGO version of the Matrix bullet. The first step is gathering all of the supplies. You will need as many of the one by one transparent squares as you can find and a black one by one circular LEGO. Then put all of the white transparent pi ...more
Similar to the "dissolving person" effect, this shows you how to make it seem as though they have entered or exited the matrix. You'll see how to do it in Sony Vegas, but I'm sure you can do it with other editing programs with a dissolve transition.
Tomi shows you home to create that cool bullet ricochet dust effect for your low budget indie film.
The rain of neon-green computer code that makes up the matrix in the iconic film The Matrix is a familiar image to anyone familiar with the film. Now you can make it yourself! This two-part video will teach you how to create this awesome effect using the Adobe Premiere Pro vid ...more
"The answer is out there, Neo, and it's looking for you, and it will find you if you want it to." If you're a huge fan of the Matrix, why not make your own Matrix? Well, yes, it's probably a bit complicated but you can start with learning how to create a Matrix-inspired text i ...more
How to make it look like you punch at hyper-speed, just like Neo! You can make this cool effect in any editing system where you can change the opacity of the video.
First thing to do is to create a new pic image called matrix. The next thing you want to do is to change the width and the height of your picture, as well as the resolution. Pick any background color you want, take the paint bucket tool and fill the background. To get the matr ...more
Nick from Greyscale Gorilla demonstrates how to do the effect from "The Matrix" in which time stands still and the camera whips around, continuing the action from another perspective. Go here for Nick's blog entry: greyscalegorilla.com/blog/2010/02/stopping-time-how-to-make-t ...more
This Adobe After Effects tutorial shows you how to create the Matrix raining code text effect. Learn how to use this motion graphics and 2D effects compositing software and the automation options available to easily create a Matrix raining code effect in After Effects.
Interested in recreating the famous ripple effect from The Matrix? This clip will show you how it's done. Whether you're new to Side Effects Software's popular 3D production program or a seasoned graphic artist just interested in better acquainting yourself with the applicatio ...more
Learn how to make the green raining letters Matrix effect in Photoshop. This version is definitely a stylization.
On Monday morning, secretive augmented reality startup Magic Leap revealed a collaboration with Icelandic music group Sigur Rós. But the story detailing the app didn't reveal anything more than a still image of the interactive Tónandi app, leaving most of us to use to our imag ...more
Accused of violating whistleblower and age discrimination laws by its security director, Magic Leap has taken an internal situation to the US District Court to clear its name of the allegations. Among the employee's accusations is that Magic Leap management acted against his ...more
Screw gaming, let's get to the serious stuff! Here's an amazing video of a Kinect hack that lets one see what its camera sees - in 3D. Instead of 2D images of motion capture, we get the full spatial view. Think of the "bullet time" effect in The Matrix (freeze, rotate, conti ...more
News : From Immersive Comics to Interactive Music, Here's What You Can Expect to Do with Magic Leap One
The year is 2018. You just received your own Magic Leap One: Creator Edition. What now? Rewinding back to today, we know of one specific app that will be available for Magic Leap's device, along with two others that could be tagged as highly likely. Paired with Magic Leap's o ...more
Remember "Bullet Time" from The Matrix? Well, you ain't seen nothing till you've seen "Bullet-Train Time"! Graeme Taylor explains his technique: "I wondered, what would happen if the camera was the fast-moving object? For instance, if you use a 210fps camera at 35mph, on pla ...more
Scare your friends with this cool bullet hole makeup effect.
This tutorial will show a simple technique for achieving the bullet time, freezing effect. This is used regularly in TV idents, films and music videos. Whether you're new to MAXON's popular 3D modeling application or are just looking to get better acquainted with Cinema 4D and ...more
This week, Erik shows you how to create the awesome effect of throwing a knife into a person's head! This effect is used in big budget movies like the "Matrix" and we're going to show you how to do it for less then twenty dollars!
Here's how to make a fake blood packet, or squib to make it look like somebody got shot. It will explode when the bullet would hit. Cool special effect.
This Kipkay video shows you how to make a squib for a perfect bloody gun shot effect. This Special FX howto will make your gorey bullet hole movie so much more realistic. You need a garden hose valve to build this movie effect. Alicia takes a bullet as we show you how to do t ...more
This incredible brick film titled "Trinity Help" is a frame-accurate stop-frame animation of the famous bullet-dodge scene from The Matrix. Creators Trevor Boyd and Steve Ilett: "By 'frame accurate' we mean that we took all of the video frames from that part of the movie (th ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to use the Key Correct Pro, Knoll Light Factory Pro, Magic Bullet Looks and Trapcode Particular plug-ins in Adobe After Effects to create a sci-fi transformer effect. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular motion graphics and compositing software ...more
Watch this short tutorial on how to make a realistic bullet hit to simulate an actor getting shot by a gun. Materials needed include a pressure sprayer, clear tubing that will fit on to the hose of the pressure sprayer, a small Translucent PVC elbow, fake blood, duct tape, a f ...more
In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to use Trapcode Form to generate an eye-catching Matrix-style binary code transition within Adobe After Effects. For all of the particulars, and to get started using this effect in your own projects, take a look! Create a binary transit ...more
So... The MPAA, who are (obviously) in favor of SOPA, are crying about how the anti-SOPA blackouts are being caused by the ''big corporations'' and any who support it are apparently turning into pawns of said corporations. OK, let's forget about just how much fecal matter the ...more
Hello Hackers/Viewers, It is a new day, and you might be thinking, It is so boring, why not try to be cool with computers in front of my friends? That is why, I have made this tutorial to make fake viruses using notepad to look cool! Step 1: Requirements for the Prank First ...more
At Next Reality we mostly focus on augmented reality, but that doesn't mean we're not also absolutely obsessed with virtual reality, too. If the thing that's been keeping you from diving into the deep end of VR has been clunky tethered headsets or the expensive but necessary g ...more
If you've ever wanted to live in the Matrix—or at least the iconic digital rain data visualization that Neo saw when realizing he was, indeed, the "one"—you can now do that with the Microsoft HoloLens. Just download The Red Pill. Video: . Depth-mapping cameras allow the HoloLe ...more
E3, or the Electronic Entertainment Expo, is the 20th annual trade show for video games and gaming tech. The event takes place on Tuesday, June 10th at the Los Angeles Convention Center, and you can watch a live stream of the event on Twitch. Video: . Some of the most anticipa ...more
In this two-part video tutorial, you'll see what it takes to color grade and correct footage with Magic Bullet Colorista in After Effects. Whether you're new to Adobe's compositing software or a seasoned video professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the prog ...more
This software tutorial shows you how to use Magic Bullet Frames plug-in. The plug-in is available for After Effects, Final Cut Pro,k Premiere Pro and Motion. Magic Bullet Frames allows you to take interlaced video and get the 24p look of film, right from within your editor — a ...more
If you want high action in your film, that probably means a gunfight. But how you can you really 'sell' the exchange of gunfire to your audience? Here are a few tricks you can use in Photoshop and Premiere to replicate guns and bullets.
Stu Maschwitz, creator of Magic Bullet and veteran visual effects artist, demonstrates the tools within the finishing app Magic Bullet Looks within After Effects. Watch and learn how to build a look from scratch or apply a look from a library of presets available withing Magic ...more
Are you still amazed by the special effects used in the movie Matrix? Now you can add similar effects to your video! Watch and see how to use some creative editing in Final Cut Pro to get it done.
This is your video guide to the Magic Bullet Looks plugin in for Adobe After Effects. If you are looking for a color correction tool, check out this video to see what Magic Bullet Looks has to offer. Learn how to use this color correction tool.
This video will give you basic ideas on how you can create special effect squibs, or fake gunshot wounds, from materials such as rocket fuses, fake blood and condoms.
Check this video to learn how to make DIY squib special effects for your film.
WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. Thanks to all of our active moderators and ...more
Fire. It’s everywhere— always has been. From the Ordovician Period where the first fossil record of fire appears to the present day everyday uses of the Holocene. Today, we abundantly create flames (intentionally or unintentionally) in power plants, extractive metallurgy, i ...more
In this clip, Sin City's Visual Effects Supervisor, Stu Maschwitz, shows you how to get the Summer Blockbuster look seen in Transformers 2, Terminator: Salvation, and The Taking of Pelham 1-2-3 using Magic Bullet Colorista & Magic Bullet Looks within Adobe After Effects. Wheth ...more
This music production software tutorial shows you how to create Glitch-type effects for use with your drum patterns in Reason 3.0. It is an advanced tutorial only because of the speed at which he has to cover the material. In this example Ace Pincter will be adding glitch effe ...more
Ever notice the dreamy quality of a British sitcom? How about the "shellshock" look used in war movies? And we're all familiar with the look of an amateur home video, which can be...surreal. Believe it or not, these effects are created in the camera's shutter speed, and very r ...more
Have you ever wondered how all of the blood and dust that flies from wounds and bullet holes in Hollywood films gets shot through the air so convincingly? The answer is a pneumatic dust system. This video will show you how to make one yourself for almost no money, allowing you ...more
This two part episode shows you how to use Trapcode Form to create a dramatic transition where footage breaks into binary code, and re-forms as different footage. In Part 2, Aharon shows you how to improve on and finish the binary transition project by working with Time Remap ...more
Recently, buyout talks between Google and Groupon ended with Groupon turning down Google's $6 million offer. But with Amazon backing LivingSocial, should they have? Your guess is as good as mine, but one thing's for sure— Groupon has a great voice, and they're sharing it with ...more
Watch this instructional special effects video on how to make a squib to simulate fired bullets striking a wall. This squib making process will not work for contact on people. Follow the step by step procedure by watching this instructional video to produce realistic special e ...more
Sadly, you can't really slow down time and dodge bullets like Neo. But the wall flip is one "Matrix"-style parkour trick you can do in real life. All it takes is a lot of practice... And the willingness to risk slipping up and landing in the hospital with a busted skull.
Have you ever wondered how there could be so many Agent Smiths appearing at the same time in the Matrix trilogy? Or do you want to wow your friends with a magic trick that you haven't even begun to learn? In this video tutorial you will learn how to create cool clone and levit ...more
This video has three parts: two that will teach you how to do things and one that is just a badass montage. The two how-to parts of the video will teach you how to first simulate a steadycam / dolly shot with only a tripod and the other will teach you how to create fake crushe ...more
Title says it all you have to make the cotton buds more loose on the paper to make it explode. This is a how-to on making ammo for your paper launchers and projectile guns. This ammo explodes into cotton buds when it hits its target. Very cool effect.
A complete TV series shooting with Canon 7D in my country (YEMEN) , I played a role of a cinematographer using canon 7d , and shooting for more than 60 hours on only one 7d camera , shooting for 28 days , after we finish , editing is another story ... Editing a 60 hours of 7d ...more
INTRODUCTION In this world of Internet era, almost everyone wants to create theirs own web presence by either hosting their own blog, articles, photos, videos, reviews, etc etc . But some people choose their own way and decide to have something bigger! What is it? Its a websi ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to splatter blood & make a muzzle flash in film. First, you will need to grab a starter pistol for anywhere on the internet. Then, take a shot of your shooting the gun and someone else pretending like they are taking the bullet. Then, load this c ...more
The Matrix had all sorts of stunning visual effects that have become standards in film since its release in 1999. This video will teach you how to create just one of them, the film's iconic titles, using the Adobe Premiere Pro editing suite. Download project files here. Part ...more
A woman from space that who has been dead hundreds of years has been resurrected on the internet and you're the IT assigned to fight the viruses attacking her. Child of Eden is a mesmerizing musical game, with fluid animations, great game play, and lots of replay ability. Pla ...more
The technique of creating double exposure images allows viewers to peer into a unique world, away from reality. The results of combining multiple images into one can really be quite amazing. In this week’s Phone Snap Challenge, we want to see your own take on the double exposu ...more