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Breaking Glass

Posted: Tue, 14th Feb 2006, 7:30am

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Thriller

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Hello all.

I know there were a couple breaking glass sets for alamdv but can some be made for fxlab dv or is that considered stock footage?

'need new and improved glass breaking'

-YG FILMS
Posted: Tue, 14th Feb 2006, 3:23pm

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Oeyvind

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Yeah, I'm sure that's best with stock footage. But if you just want the glass-pieces flying around, I suppose you could make it with the particle engine. (If you have the right textures.)

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Posted: Tue, 14th Feb 2006, 8:43pm

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Oeyvind

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Or, you could do it 3D. I don't know how much experience you have with 3D softwares, but they do magic with 'em...! wink Hehe, or as I've said sometime, you could make some stock footage out of breaking ice...! Not a dumb as it sound, actually. The tricky part is to find out how to composite it. Or you could just use the plug-ins for Alam DV. Here's a way to convert them into stock footage for EL use. Good luck! wink

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Posted: Mon, 10th Apr 2006, 3:56am

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Thriller

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Anybody find anything yet? I just watched iRobot again and noticed that at the end they used all fake glass. wonder what engine they used...
Posted: Mon, 10th Apr 2006, 11:54pm

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Landon

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Actually they probably used candy glass. Basicly easily breakable glass that doesn't cut made from sugar, water, and corn syrup.

There are multiple recipes for this. Here are some I stumbled across while searching the net.

Candy Glass

Regards,

-Landon
Posted: Mon, 17th Apr 2006, 3:27pm

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Thriller

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It actually is digital glass. you can tell its made on a computer. all it looks like is stock footage. i would love to get ahold of that footage! lol.