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What is compositing?

Compositing is the combining of visual elements from separate sources and unifying them into a new visual element. The purpose of compositing is to either enhance the overall look and feel of a visual element, or to create an illusion that visual elements from multiple sources are in the same scene.

What is compositing for video and visual effects

How is compositing software used?

Clearing London's busiest streets

VFX studio MPC London used Flame to digitally clear London’s busiest locations of people, cars, and distracting objects for an ad for Bose.

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The making of Arrival

The making of Arrival

Freelance production VFX supervisor Louis Morin discusses the making of the blockbuster film Arrival and its seamless photorealistic effects.

VFX of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Magical dinner parties

From enchanted clothes horses to flying strudel, Cinesite VFX studio served up a magical dinner party in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

Flame for VFX compositing

Autodesk Media and Entertainment Collection

Media & Entertainment Collection

Build a powerful 3D pipeline for complex simulations, effects, and rendering to tackle even the most demanding jobs, now and tomorrow.

Shotgun for post-production teams

Review and tracking tools that connect entire studios, teams, and creative workflows.

Compositing resources