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3D Reference Cube < products < 315w

June 2, 2011
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NEWS Update 13 February 2014 Completely unexpected usage of my free Novu/Protospace HDRI’s (you can still download them here) appeared at 24ten’s website. Its used in a test 3D render for BBC’s Atlantis! Thanks to James Busby from 24Ten for the permisson to mention it on my website!. You can click on both small images […]

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Anatomy of a shot from Luctor < vfx < 269w

October 18, 2009
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This is a anatomy of shot 13-10 from a short Dutch Science fiction movie called Luctor. The movie was shown on the Dutch Film festival called Film by the Sea Filmfestival 2009. Maarten Butter did the compositing + matte painting for this shot ( he did also the anatomy movie). Me (Bob Groothuis) did the […]

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Project Luctor < projects < Luctor Finished!! <252w

June 14, 2009
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[UPDATE 27 AUGUST 2009] Luctor will be presented on the Film by the Sea Filmfestival 2009! See for more information this page. After 3 years the Luctor movie we were working on is ready *)!!! It was a very rough ride and we had to deal with lots of troubles. The movie will go public […]

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part 1 < process of a vfx shot <186w

March 29, 2009
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This project shows the process of a vfx shot. In this first fase we have a storyboard made by Jos van de Berg The shot that is used was made as a test for the Luctor movie. The shot never was finished. Will complete the shot in the upcoming period. So first you see the […]

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3D video < vfx < 233w

March 29, 2009
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Example 3D video made with Nuke. Please note that you need a special 3D glass to see it work. some extra information: Started a new Visual Effects training at FXPHD (its great but have way to little time be a member constantly). In one of the first Nuke training they had an exercise about 3D/stereoscopic […]

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part 2 < process of a vfx shot <188w

March 28, 2009
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In the second fase we shot the scene in a (very) small blue screen studio in the Haque (the netherlands). Below you can see the recording (it was shot in HD):

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part 3 < process of a vfx shot <200w

March 27, 2009
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In this fase you see the matchmove. The Matchmove was made with Syntheyes. Here is the matchmove: The next stadium will be rotoscoping. Not had time too continue on this part. Will do it when finding some time in a corner.

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2D (planar) tracking < vfx < 225w

March 26, 2009
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This shot is part of an upcoming Dutch Science Fiction movie that will be released about (+/-) may/june 2009. 2D tracking example made with Mocha. Many thanks to Maarten Butter for the permission to show this shot. Maarten did the animation of the map and the compositing. More information about Luctor in Dutch: Making the […]

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Adding a Licence plate < vfx < 224w

March 26, 2009
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Small test with Mocha. In this case exported the tracking data to Shake and made a quick composite. Below you can see the before & after movie:

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bird removal B < vfx < 170w

March 26, 2009
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The birds were removed with Mokey. Cleaning & color correcting was done with Shake Below you can see the before & after movie:

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bird removal A < vfx < 169w

March 26, 2009
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The birds were removed with Mokey. Below you can see the before & after movie:

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Project Luctor < projects <208w

March 25, 2009
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Involved in the making of the movie Luctor with matchmoving, rotoscoping, (cloud) photography & several other things. More information about Luctor in Dutch: Making the movie website Here is a translation of the site: Here is a gallery of images that were shot on the days off the recording in the studio. This project is […]

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runner removal < vfx < 171w

March 25, 2009
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The runner was removed with Mokey. Cleaning & color correcting was done with Shake Below you can see the before & after movie:

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