With Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker doing the cinema rounds right now, what better way to indulge than with a very effective fan trailer, made with FXhome Hit film software. The short trailer, called Rise of the Dark Side shows off the power of the company Hit film software. Everything from X-Wing fighters sequences to forest chases with laser firing all over are recreated.
The team has also released a comprehensive set of tutorials showing exactly how they made it. These include how to create a Star Wars style title, how to use 3D tracking (including a free AT-ST model to download), a Force lightning effect, how to create a digital double for stunt sequences, compositing simulations from Blender, as well as a BTS video showing the filming process. The trailer is very short, but as….