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Mr Rid
03-03-2019, 04:56 AM
I put together a demo of how I used Lightwave 2018 for Green Book VFX.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Un6Sd7J9XQ


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Un6Sd7J9XQ



I use Fusion for slap comps. The bridge shot was tracked in SynthEyes by Matthew Merkovich. Final comps are done in After Effects and Nuke.

gdkeast
03-03-2019, 04:59 AM
Congratulations! What an honor to have work in the Best Picture of the Year. You are a total inspiration! Thanks so much for sharing this!

Markc
03-03-2019, 05:03 AM
Fantastic work........:thumbsup:
Look forward to seeing the film.

Where you working in LW2018, with native LW renders.

robertoortiz
03-03-2019, 06:56 AM
Sharing

ianr
03-03-2019, 08:32 AM
I put together a demo of how I used Lightwave 2018 for Green Book VFX.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Un6Sd7J9XQ


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Un6Sd7J9XQ



I use Fusion for slap comps. The bridge shot was tracked in SynthEyes by Matthew Merkovich. Final comps are done in After Effects and Nuke.


FADE IN

INT: Dude in front: See, i got ma sleeves rolled up to get down & dirty in these VFX's

INT: Dude in back: hmm? You must be a using LightWave?:jam::jam::jam:

gar26lw
03-03-2019, 08:37 AM
congratulations, nice seeing the behind the scenes :)

pixel master
03-03-2019, 11:24 AM
Amazing work. Great job.

Ma3rk
03-03-2019, 03:54 PM
Thanks for posting that Mr Rid. Very encouraging to see such seemless work done with reltively basic & accessable tools.

kyuzo
03-03-2019, 04:04 PM
Congratulations, the award and recognition is very well deserved. And thank you for taking the time to put that demo video. Very inspiring.

jwiede
03-03-2019, 04:08 PM
I put together a demo of how I used Lightwave 2018 for Green Book VFX.

Congrats on the very well-deserved recognition, and thanks much for the great breakdown/demo!

kyuzo
03-04-2019, 08:57 AM
was going to share the video, but now it is unavailable..?
:(

raymondtrace
03-04-2019, 09:48 AM
It is not surprising that it vanished. It may either be YouTube's automated copyright protection or someone higher up the production ladder may have had an issue. It's difficult to share BTS content.

prometheus
03-04-2019, 12:39 PM
Congrats David,
You really have a special sense of Mixing various 3D elements in to Live footage in a way that is almost seamless, so you really do not perceive it to be 3D.
I reckon that may be why they hired you to get "old" stuff in to our modern world, I reckon after seeing some glimps of cars on that bridge scene.

erikals
03-04-2019, 02:44 PM
he could complain saying it is used for educational purposes, that's what i do. been working so far.
and be sure to add Copyright in the YT description.

hopefully it will be up again.
other vidz > https://www.youtube.com/user/Xurgonic/videos


never the less, Awesome work! hats off!

https://i.imgur.com/tJGL61i.png

Ztreem
03-04-2019, 03:10 PM
Impressive!, as usual.

Cageman
03-04-2019, 03:28 PM
Sadly, the footage you provided is now gone. :( Never got a chance to see it.

sadkkf
03-07-2019, 08:19 AM
I'm still amazed at how much is made with CG. It seems like some this could be practical. Maybe finding vehicles of the era was too difficult, but no matter. This is really superb.

Thank you for sharing this. I can only hope others in the industry take note and rethink their toolsets.

erikals
03-07-2019, 09:59 AM
Sadly, the footage you provided is now gone. :( Never got a chance to see it.

its there :) just not listed :)


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Un6Sd7J9XQ

but again, through in some Copyright
that's what i usually do, then say it is for educational purposes (which it is)
often that makes the video pass.

Ma3rk
03-07-2019, 11:48 AM
I'm still amazed at how much is made with CG. It seems like some this could be practical. Maybe finding vehicles of the era was too difficult, but no matter. This is really superb.

Actually, it's ironically more a matter of cost. Producers are notariously stingy bastards and just finding, booking & co-ordinating all of that (vehicles, drivers, traffic control, yada), to happen at a particular time 'cuz of the light, and then add in any logistcal nightmares that a take two would entail, ... having just a few folk working at computers suddenly makes a lot of 's.

Wasn't always the case of course.

robertoortiz
03-07-2019, 12:59 PM
Newtek needs to start spotlight more the work boutique studios have been doing with LW.

Axis3d
03-08-2019, 01:36 PM
Congratulations, David. Great work!

VirtualFM
03-11-2019, 05:06 PM
Newtek needs to start spotlight more the work boutique studios have been doing with LW.

I really would like to see more examples, for sure. It feels harder and harder to get a sideways look and/or an eyeroll when people realize I don't use Maya and still use Lightwave (lately young artists ask "Lightwhat?" as they never even heard of it).

Oedo 808
03-12-2019, 06:52 AM
Stellar work, I always enjoy seeing your VFX breakdowns.

gdkeast
03-13-2019, 12:24 AM
Agree absolutely that the best marketing is to show what LW is doing in the real world, and the proven results it achieves. I was always impressed by the role LW played in the making of Avatar, which to date is still the highest grossing film of all time. I don't know if it plays any role in the upcoming triology Cameron has going, but still, it is literally production proven. You've got to read the comments in the article to get the true low down though. And now it is in 2018 Best Picture, come on, what more needs to be said?


https://www.media-division.com/software-used-making-of-avatar/