Emulating your favorite VFX is a great way to learn.
If you’re looking for the Ghostbusters Proton Beam or want to make something similar, this is a good tutorial to follow.
You’ll see the power of how using simple tools like FastNoise and Displacement can quickly create complex motion.
It’s also an opportunity to play with a few of the convenient tools available in Reactor.
In this video from Nomad R Productions, you’ll learn about:
- Creating a polygon and background
- Adding movement with FastNoise and Displacement
- Adding Glow
- Making Lightning
- Creating perspective with DVE
- Using Motion Blur and Flares
Gedaly is the Managing Editor of DVResolve.com and a Blackmagic Design Certified Trainer. He’s edited commercials for major brands and has done color & VFX for independent films. He consults on post-production workflow and creating online education. Gedaly is the co-founder of Working.Actor, a former marketing manager for large brands, and creates original film projects with his production company Razee.