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Oscars 2017 Best Visual Effects nominee recap: A look at a year of Hollywood magic

Oscars 2017 Best Visual Effects nominee recap: A look at a year of Hollywood magic From recreating a real-world disaster to crafting a fantasy masterpiece in stop-motion animation, last year’s crop of movies continued the raise the bar for visual effects — particularly those films nominated for Academy Awards this year in the “Best Visual Effects” category.Each year, we’ve put a spotlight on the five films nominated for their visual effects in our “Oscar Effects” series, and this year was no different.

Fixing a photo is quick and easy with these photo editing apps

Fixing a photo is quick and easy with these photo editing apps When using a large display, or two displays, you have a nice, big workspace to play with your images.Icons in the toolbox represent actions such as the crop, lasso, paint and brush tools, and you can apply various effects to your photos.

Give YouTube a round of [APPLAUSE] — sound effects are now auto captioned

Give YouTube a round of [APPLAUSE] — sound effects are now auto captioned For now, YouTube can only automatically label applause, music, and laughter, but those three sound effects were the descriptions content creators added manually over any other closed captioning noise.The latest feature builds on the automatic captioning feature launched in 2009 for text, but adds the first sound effects to the system.

Facebook launches Stories globally with new camera filters, effects, and more

Facebook launches Stories globally with new camera filters, effects, and more More: Facebook clones another Snapchat feature with the debut of Stories Stories boasts new camera options, too.And in the coming weeks, Facebook Stories will gain support for voice transformation — you’ll see filters for high-pitch voice, a different accent, and more.

Bring some light into your life with Tree Effects Tabletop Light Show Tree

Bring some light into your life with Tree Effects Tabletop Light Show Tree This year, you have nothing to fear — that is, if you have a Tree Effects Tabletop Light Show Tree.Sure, it is something of a mouthful but the product makes up for its loquacious name with a whole host of features, including 50 full-color effects, changeable light caps, and a remote control.

Facebook’s Camera Effects Platform puts power to create AR in your hands

Facebook’s Camera Effects Platform puts power to create AR in your hands The social networking titan is positioning its new Camera Effects Platform as the first of its kind — a space and toolset that allows artists, developers, or just ordinary Facebook users to build frames and filters they can overlay on top of their pictures, videos, and Facebook Live posts.The Camera Effects Platform can be divided into two halves — Frame Studio and AR Studio.

Video editors can now work better together in Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects

Video editors can now work better together in Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects On April 19, Adobe released significant updates to several of its popular Creative Cloud video apps, including Premiere Pro and After Effects.could correct blurry video received from a colleague in Europe, who could then open the corrected clip directly in Premiere Pro and continue editing, without having to ever leave the app.

Shock wave? Tsunami? Flying debris? Here’s how an asteroid will probably kill you

Shock wave? Tsunami? Flying debris? Here’s how an asteroid will probably kill you A new study has answered a question you never knew you had: If a deadly asteroid struck Earth, which one of its effects would most likely kill you?Conducted by a team of researchers from the University of Southampton in England, the experiment compared seven effects, including heat, flying debris, tsunamis, wind blast, seismic shaking, and cratering.