Sunday, January 11, 2015

CES 2015- Qualcomm




In this video I removed almost all the Cadillac logos from the car shown in the video. The only shot I didn't work on was the shot where the car is making a right hand turn at about the :30 mark. The challenges for removals such as this is the camera angle. If the camera zooms in, or the subject changes perspective, or it scales up, the final product can like distorted. The tracking of the subject(in this case the car) has to be very smooth. In this case, the grill has a pattern that is precise and centered on the car. I had to make sure I created a new pattern without the logo that was seamless and not distracting.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Hughes Marino

In this video I was asked to cover up some natural skin blemishes on the narrator. This process is also called beautification. I used photoshop first to create a clean image without the blemishes. After that I brought in the clean plates into After Effects and tracked them accordingly. This still image shows were the blemishes were before, and the final video is below.

Tucker Hughes: Our Core Values from Hughes Marino on Vimeo.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Red Bull Air Race-Las Vegas

The Red Bull Air Race is held around the world and features some of the world best pilots. I was contracted to create the smoke that would trail one of the computer generated planes. The plane is shown at the be introduction of the video. The rough mock up is shown first as well as the final video which was shown on a huge jumbo tron in downtown LasVegas. I used Trapcode Particular to create the smoke. I created longer and different variations, but since the transition happens quickly, the final animation was shorter.

Red Bull_Animatic from JAMES CAMACHO on Vimeo.


Red Bull Air Race- Las Vegas from JAMES CAMACHO on Vimeo.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Terminator

I created this video because Terminator 2 is my all time favorite movie. It started my curiosity and love for VFX. This year marks the 30 year anniversary of the original Terminator movie. I created the animation using the puppet tool and displacement maps in After Effects. The music is from the Original Terminator 2 Soundtrack. The terminator bust is from Side show Collectibles. I hope fans of the franchise enjoy my video.

FINAL T2 from JAMES CAMACHO on Vimeo.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

JFH: Justice For Hire - Retribution Task Force

This project was created for a short film that premiered at COMIC CON 2014. Justice For Hire is a popular graphics novel that was transitioned into film. My contributions to this film was as a compositor. During the fight scenes I added lighting and debris falling from the ceiling. The debris can be seen at the 3:41 and 4:01 marks respectively.


Thursday, June 5, 2014

2014 QRD and Wireless Innovation Summit




In this video I took part in several rotoscopes as well as object removals. The actors that are singled out the most are at the 0:42, 1:00, and 1:24 marks. The sign removals are most seen at the 1:32 mark.

Monday, January 27, 2014

Intel RealSense



This video was created for Intel via StaticJoe Studio and the Clarity Creative Agency. I motion tracked every tablet and screen that is shown in the video. I also rotoscoped the actors and elements that interacted with the screen to seamlessly integrate the new screen images. This new addition was shown for the first time at the 2014 CES show in Las Vegas.