Making the Ghostbusters Proton Pack Energy Beam in Fusion

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

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