The 2.5D Effect

The 2.5D Effect

Joe Fellows shows us how he's able to bring photos to life using the parallax effect with Photoshop and After Effects.

VR FOCUS AT MIPTV 2017

VR FOCUS AT MIPTV 2017

“We will all have superpowers. Because in virtual reality you can be anyone, you can go anywhere, and you can create anything,” said HTC’s Rikard Steiber in a keynote speech. “We’re just at the beginning of what the technology can do. It’s a new computing platform: it’s going to be the next mass medium.”

Luc Besson's New Webseries

Luc Besson's New Webseries

The first trailer has hit for the new web series “Playground” which has been created by famed French filmmaker Luc Besson (“Nikita,” “The Fifth Element”). The story is described as a high-voltage, Paris-set series about a teenage girl who joins a school for assassins. Along the way she tries to solve the mystery of her parents’ death. 

The Future Reality of Virtual Reality

The Future Reality of Virtual Reality

Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies have gotten a lot of attention over the past few years. Sony's PlayStation VR headset is shining a spotlight on the viability of VR gaming, while Alphabet's  Google Cardboard and new Daydream View headsets are pushing mobile VR into the mainstream. The unexpected success of Pokemon Go last year showed that smartphone users are ready and willing to adopt augmented reality. And Microsoft's development of its HoloLens goggles aim to prove that the virtual and augmented worlds will soon become a part of our reality.

The New Face of Book Trailers

The New Face of Book Trailers

The trailer for Jared Young’s debut novel, Into the Current, was the first book trailer to ever screen at SXSW, and the first book trailer to be awarded a jury prize by a major festival. The festival even broke from tradition at the ceremony to screen the two-minute sequence.