By extruding text in After-Effects CS6, using the raytrace engine, you can actually build real 3D figures, including shadows and reflection. The above image is entirely made in AE CS6, without using any plugin’s. The spheres and the bars connecting them are actually extruded points. Like this .
Be prepared for some long rendertimes. 1-minute animation on my dual-quad core mobile workstation 24 hours + …
Working on a concept for a multiscreen setup, using up to 4 blended and bézier-mapped projectors, based on resolume arena, combined with a black magic capture card for real-time powerpoint/keynote playback. All controled using an user adaptable control pannel running over wifi on an iPad sending out osc-controls.
If anyone has some experience with this kind of setup, I am always interested in your opinion and/or experiences!
I am at the stage of a working prototype, waiting to receive a triple head to go and some additional projectors to test.