Movie Animation Software

How To : Do stop motion animation in Windows Movie Maker

A stop motion video simply consists of an object that is physically moved in small increments frame by frame so that when the frames are viewed in sequence, the illusion of movement is created. If you have the corresponding stills on your PC, a stop motion video can be create ...more

How To : Use iStopMotion animation software

Learn how to use iStopMotion to create stop motion animation on your computer with expert tips from a professional graphic designer in this free software tutorial video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Use iStopMotion animation software. Use iStopMotion animation software - Part ...more

How To : Burn a movie file to a DVD using free software

In this video the author shows how to burn a movie file to a DVD using free software. He explains the requirements are the movie to be burned, the DVD burning drive and a software called DVD Flick which is used to burn the movie to the DVD. He shows how to download the DVD Fli ...more

How To : Make a 3D stop motion animation figure

Watch this video to learn how to make a 3D stop motion animation using playdoh and a wire armature. You must have some knowledge of stop motion animation and Movie Maker software to make an animation. This is easy to do and just takes some creativity.

How To : Export your stop motion films with iKITMovie

iKITMovie is stop motion animation software for PC's running Windows XP or Vista. All you need is a computer and a USB webcam or USB streaming camcorder and you are ready to make your own brickfilms or clay animation (claymation) movies. If you wish, you can simply import your ...more

How To : Use CGI in a live action film

CGI and live action shots get together in almost every big-budget Hollywood movie these days, but combining them in one shot can be challenging for the uninitiated. This video will teach you all about using CGI in live action films, including the use of 3D Studio Max, Blender, ...more

How To : Make stop motion animations in Windows Movie Maker

This software tutorial shows how to make stop animation movies with Windows Movie Maker and a digital camera. Learn how to shoot the frames of motion with your camera, import them into Windows Movie Maker and turn them into a stop motion animated movie.

How To : Make Lego figures fly using stop-motion animation

Stop-motion animation is somewhat out of favor in the digital age, but there will always be a demand for its timeless look. This video will teach you one important technique for making stop-motion animation out of Legos: how to make them fly. Or at least appear to by flying in ...more

How To : Animate stop motion films with iKITMovie

iKITMovie is stop motion animation software for PC's running Windows XP or Vista. All you need is a computer and a USB webcam or USB streaming camcorder and you are ready to make your own brickfilms or clay animation (claymation) movies. If you wish, you can simply import your ...more

How To : Create a glowing object animation in Flash

This video shows you how to create a glowing object in Adobe Flash CS3 Professional software. This is a tutorial video for beginner level viewers. Making objects glow is one of the many effects that can be applied in Flash. In this video the narrator draws a shape, converts th ...more

How To : Add sound to stop motion films with iKITMovie

iKITMovie is stop motion animation software for PC's running Windows XP or Vista. All you need is a computer and a USB webcam or USB streaming camcorder and you are ready to make your own brickfilms or clay animation (claymation) movies. If you wish, you can simply import your ...more

News : Why Is Linux & Other Open-Source Software Free?

Welcome back, my greenhorn hackers! As hackers, we often take for granted that nearly all of our hacking tools and operating system are free and open source. I think it's important to examine a bit of background on how we arrived at this intriguing juncture in the history of ...more

How To : Use iMovie to edit videos on the iPhone

iMovie is probably the easiest-to-use suite of movie editing software ever put together, and in June Apple released a mobile version for the iPhone 4. Since the iPhone 4 can shoot HD video, this puts a lot of filmmaking power in the palm of your hand, literally. This video wil ...more

How To : Navigate in Zbrush 3.1

Before you learn the hard stuff of 3D digital animation with Pixologic's Zbrush 3.1 sculpting software, you might want to learn the navigation of things. Navigation is a very boring thing in Zbrush, but is very important for 3D modeling. This video will teach you to move objec ...more

How To : Render a video to AVI format using 3ds Max

If you want to demonstrate your 3D model on a turntable or create some other sort of short animation with your models without having to use more specialized software, you can render an AVI video inside 3D Studio MAX. This video will show you how to do this quickly and easily, ...more

How To : Start animating in modo 301

This quick 3D software tutorial provides a ramp up into using the modo 301 animation tools. If you haven't animated in modo 301 yet, this tutorial will help get you started. Start animating in modo 301. Click through to watch this video on luxology.com

How To : Create a movie or podcast in Windows Movie Maker

Windows Movie Maker is the basic video application included with Windows XP. Learn how to use Windows Movie Maker to create a movie with transitions, effects, background music, and voice over narration. If you have never made a podcast or simple movie before, this series is a ...more

How To : Create basic animations using Flash CS4

Creating animation in Flash CS4 is the most fundamental thing that you can do using this powerful software. It is also quite confusing to the uninitiated. This video will introduce you to the basics of creating animations in Flash by demonstrating the construction of a small f ...more

How To : Use the bend deformer tool in Maya 7 or later

Learn how to use the bend deformer to make your models a little more dynamic without having to learn all that bothersome animation stuff! Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software or a seasoned 3D artist just looking to better acquaint yourself with applicatio ...more

How To : Create rotating planets and moons in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Create smoke in Photoshop

If you've ever wanted to make smoke using Photoshop you'll be able to watch this software tutorial and find out how. This smoke effect won't help your movie career but it will help you create cool photos.

How To : Combine keyframe animation with DOPs in Houdini 10

This four-part tutorial series presents a look at how to combine traditional keyframe animation with DOPs simulation. This first part contains an overview of how DOPs differs from SOPs and how to examine DOPs data using the Details View. It then looks at the RBDKeyFrameActive ...more

How To : Create a wipe image transition in Adobe Photoshop

Learn to use Photoshop's new timeline animation system to create a wipe-style image transition! Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial from Tutvid ...more

How To : Add a movie to your website in iWeb '09

Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to add a movie to your website in iWeb '09. iLife '09, the software suite from Apple, is the easiest way to organize, view and publish digital content, like pictures, movies, music, and webpages. iPhoto makes managin ...more

How To : Create animations with objects using Flash CS4

Creating cool animations is the bread and butter of Flash. This video will help you get started making them yourself for your website, video game, or movie. It explains how to animate objects, making them move around however you wish and form the basis of your animation. No so ...more

How To : Make claymation

There's something magical about stop-motion animation made with clay, it's an ideal medium for depicting strange transformations. In this short tutorial you'll learn how to make a simple claymation movie of your own. The video introduces you to some of the materials you'll nee ...more

How To : Create a big to small text animation in Flash

A great free video training from tasktutorial on how to create a cool movie text effect in Flash. Start by creating the text; type in "cool", rename the layer and lock it. Now type "movie" and rename the layer. Type in "effect" and rename this layer as well. Now focus on the f ...more

How To : Create "Predator" liquid chrome invisibility

Stop trying to make lightsabers in your home movies using Sony Vegas - that's SO prepubescent teenage boy material. Step up your sci fi animation game by learning how to make yourself invisible (and no, by invisible we don't mean just deleting yourself out of the picture). An ...more

How To : Create simple camera animations in Cinema 4D

In this C4D video tutorial, learn how to do simple camera animation, texturing, material setup. Whether you're new to MAXON's popular 3D modeling application or are just looking to get better acquainted with Cinema 4D and its various features and functions, you're sure to enjo ...more

How To : Do non-character rigging in Cinema 4D

This clip offers instructions on how to do non-character rigging for animation in C4D. Whether you're new to MAXON's popular 3D modeling application or are just looking to get better acquainted with Cinema 4D and its various features and functions, you're sure to enjoy this fr ...more

How To : Create augmented reality apps

In this video, viewers learn how to create augmented reality applications, using Papervision 3D version 2.0. Augmented reality is a term for a live direct or indirect view of a physical real-world environment whose elements are merged with virtual computer-generated imagery - ...more

How To : Get Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance" big eye makeup look

The world has gone Lady Gaga MAD! Run for cover! ... But run for cover in STYLE with this makeup tutorial by makeup master, Michelle Phan. In this video, Phan re-creates the "big eye" look for Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance" music video. Obviously, Lady Gaga's eyes were worked on w ...more

How To : Edit the animation path in Adobe After Effects

Get started using Adobe After Effects with the help of The New Boston! This beginner's tutorial is bound to answer the many questions you have about the popular digital motion graphics and compositing software. The main purpose of After Effects is for film and video post-produ ...more

How To : Perform basic animation in Adobe After Effects

Get started using Adobe After Effects with the help of The New Boston! This beginner's tutorial is bound to answer the many questions you have about the popular digital motion graphics and compositing software. The main purpose of After Effects is for film and video post-produ ...more

How To : Use Action Centers for camera and lighting in Modo

Go beyond the traditional 3D workflow to an immersive creative experience with the software Modo, created by Luxology. Modo is the next evolution of 3D modeling, painting and rendering for Mac and PC. Modo includes 3D sculpting tools, animation and network rendering, and advan ...more

How To : Use 3D rotation in Adobe Flash CS4

The new Flash CS4 includes 3D tools that allow users to rotate perspective around a movie clip. This tutorial goes over some of the basic controls. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Ma ...more

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