Using Digital Fusion to Create a "Teleporter" Effect
14. Advance the Current Frame to 60 and adjust the Drips
Amplitude value to 0. This sets another keyframe of this
value at frame 60. The Drips Amplitude control is
now animated as required.
15. Drag and drop a Saver tool to the tile on the right
of the Merge. Expand its controls and select a desired file
name and format.
16. Set the Render Start value to 0 and the Render End value
to 200 at the bottom of the interface. Save the Flow and
press the Render button. This will cause a 200-frame clip
to be rendered and saved to the location selected.
"Transporter" effect relies on the classic blue screen
key. It adds a sense of suspense and technology to the otherwise
simple shot. Digital Fusion has the ability to create impressive
effects with just a few simple tools. The Flow Layout enables
an artist to quickly make changes to a composition, allowing
several creative options to be explored. Digital Fusions
drag and drop methodology and intuitive interface allow even
complex compositions to be created and modified with interactive
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