Rampant GrungeLight – Grunge Effects for Editors What made the ‘90s come alive? Grunge. Grunge music, grungy plaid shirts, and a gritty attitude in general. These days the attitude is back, but the look and feel of grittier days needs revisiting. Well, get ready to get grungy.
Rampant Designer Film Flashes A “flash in the pan” is something that comes and goes without leaving much of a lasting impression. Get ready to redefine the flash.
Rampant BeautyLight Light Effects “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” Well, producers have a few more “beholders” than most. It’s time to amp up the beauty factor.
Rampant Designer Film Clutter Remember when mom told you to clean up your room? Well, mom may have failed to see the beauty in that clutter.
Rampant Film Grunge They say “if it’s too loud, you’re too old.” Well, get ready for a soundcheck.
Rampant Studio Paint Organic rules. There’s no two ways about it. Take a movie stunt, for instance. A human jumps from one building to another, or drives a car off a dock into the ocean. Pretty exciting, right? Right. Take the same stunts, but replace the stunt person or vehicle with a CGI version. Less[…]
Rampant Studio Film Effects For years, purists have said the same things: “Vinyl sounds better.”, “Analog is better than digital”, and, of course, “Film looks better.”
That’s Right Party People – Rampant is Giving Away It’s BRAND NEW 4K Studio Flares Volume FO FREE. All You Have To Do Is Post Your Workstation. So Snap That Photo Y’all.
Easy To Use, Hassle Free Pre-Rendered Effects for Editors. Just Drag, Drop and Go. Video Editors: We’ve compiled a list of six inexpensive and easy to use quicktime based pre-rendered effects libraries that will save you time and make you money. These tools were created to help you instantly stylize your work and ultimately make[…]
This past year my company had it’s highs and lows like most companies did. We celebrated victories, and suffered losses. Clients dropped out, had unrealistic demands, stretched the boundaries of our contracts, and took advantage of our size. They also bought more videos than ever. Highs, lows, highs, lows, excitement, despair, thrill, defeat, ups, downs,[…]
For today’s interactive feature on the Rampant Blog, we want to know what you use for equipment when you work on the road.
So one of the products I’ve been most excited about in the last few months is the Extreme Drive from Rampant Design Tools. They have a few drives, all with various products at various price points – reasonable price points at that – but the Extreme drive piqued my curiosity for a few reasons. Everybody[…]
No honey, I’m not squandering my day on Xbox! I’m rendering.
[social_share/] Protecting, indexing and ultimately safeguarding your equipment Insurance is great. Something gets stolen, and they cut you a check. Assuming the check covers replacing your gear, it’s all good, right? Sometimes, for sure. Maybe your old Nikon D300 was stolen and you can put the money towards a sexy new D800. Sometimes it’s not[…]
[social_share/] A wise and wealthy man once told me “Russ, always have substance.” As it happened, he said this after watching a wild-looking middle-aged man park his Lamborghini, then barge out of the car with an ankle length leather trench coat, spiked hair, Bono-sized sunglasses, hands full of rings and generally every other accessory he[…]
[social_share/] YOU ASKED and WE LISTENED! Rampant customers are the best customers in the world and we always listen to every comment and suggestion. The number one suggestion that we heard was “is there a way to have file names attached to the download links so I know which links I have already downloaded?” […]
Casey Faris, Motion Graphics Designer for The Division, talks about how he uses Rampant Design Tools in his work.
[social_share/] Rampant Design Tools announced the release of a new free training series called Practical Effects for Editors. This series, hosted by visual effects veteran Sean Mullen, offers quick tips and tutorials on how editors can easily add modern effects to their work without having to hire a third party to complete the job. “This[…]
[social_share/] Rampant Design Tools announces a new extension to their site called RDT Training. This new site offers completely free training for Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere, Apple Final Cut Pro X and Avid Media Composer & Symphony. Some of the trainers you’ll find on the RDT Training site include industry professionals Kevin P. McAuliffe,[…]
[social_share/] Woah. Our office line and email box have been flooded by people who missed our July Sales event, so we brought it back for a few extra days. Don’t miss out on your chance to save up to 75% off Rampant Design Bundles and 60% Off individual products! The sale ends this Wednesday, 7/24[…]
Geneviève Landry from Eva Productions talks about how she used Rampant Design Tools in her latest music video ‘The Honey Drip‘ for the Traps.
I’ve been discussing Rampant Design Tools an awful lot lately, and with good reason. They create tools that allow small production companies like mine to not only make stuff look good – we have been able to ramp up our production of high quality videos by a massive factor, increasing our profits dramatically and making[…]
The new Adobe Creative Cloud This past week, Adobe released its upgrade of Adobe Creative Suite 6 (CS6) to Adobe Creative Cloud (CC). The change has caused a passionate discussion in the industry because Adobe is eliminating updates delivered through the traditional software model and only offer the Creative Cloud through its subscription service. This[…]
Larry Jordan and Mike Horton interview Rampant Design CEO Sean Mullen on the Digital Production Buzz live show. Listen to the interview here: http://www.digitalproductionbuzz.com/interview/sean-mullen-creating-great-vfx-effects [social_share/]