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F0 – Converting Substance Fresnel To VRay Values

f0 - Converting Substance fresnel to VRay values

F0 (Fresnel Reflectance at 0 Degrees)* When light hits a surface straight on or perpendicularly…

PFTrack 2017 – Big Shots, Bigger Projects!

PFTrack 2017 - Big shots, bigger projects!

  PFTrack   For the past month or so I've had my hands on the…

Lidar Data In Maya (Using Krakatoa)

Lidar data in Maya (Using Krakatoa)

To bring a lidar point cloud into Maya using Krakatoa to import and render you…

Use RGB (and Other) Per Particle Info In Vray

Use RGB (and other) Per Particle info in Vray

Here is a quick step by step on how to get the RGB information from…

Colourspace Workflow From PFTrack To 3D Pipelines

Colourspace workflow from PFTrack to 3D Pipelines

Here is a quick look at how to correctly manage your colourspace in PFTrack. This…

(Vray) Extra Texture Render Element On Specific Objects

(Vray) Extra Texture render element on specific objects

If you want to make a matte for anything specific in Vray without making a…

ITV’s – Jericho VFX Breakdown

ITV's - Jericho VFX Breakdown

For a good few months I was working at Lexhag leading the 3d team on ITV's…

Retopologize A Mesh With Quad Draw

Retopologize a mesh with Quad Draw

I do a lot of work with lidar and meshing. Usually the process goes like…

MATCHMOVE

Myself and a small team of senior matchmove artists can help your studio with any tracking required. We have completed a wide range of shots for various studios across the globe, with an easy pipeline for sharing assets to keep things quick and simple.

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CAMERA TRACKING

Experience in camera tracking hundreds of shots, from drone GoPro footage to anamorphic stereo. Pulling the maximum amount of data from the process as possible to help other departments down the line

OBJECT TRACKING

For both non-deforming and deforming objects. This can be used for anything from digital makeup to adding reflections in car windows.

ROTO ANIMATION

Full body rotomation of characters. We have our own adjustable generic rigs that fit most purposes but if not we can use custom rigs for a specific show, depending on what’s needed.

LAYOUT

All of these elements can be laid out into a common world space, if needed. Along with geometry made for the location/set as reference to where things are in 3d.

ON SET

The best way to make sure what you shoot will be trackable in post is to have someone on set during the shoot. Whether it just be for marker placement on a green screen or setting up witness cameras on location its always best to chat before the shoot.

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EXPERIENCE

Over the past few years I’ve worked with a lot of clients and with a large handful of studios. Here are a few key roles I’ve had.

3D LEAD & ONSET SUPERVISOR

Lexhag, 2014-Present

LEAD MATCHMOVER

Prime Focus Broadcast, Automatik, Lexhag

SENIOR ROTO ANIMATOR

Double Negative, Prime Focus World

CONTACT

Send me an email here: danwnewlands@gmail.com or contact me on: 07403455948