Intro to Timeline and Cinemachine Tutorial (including Dolly Track)

Checked with version: 2017.1

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Difficulty: Beginner

Learn how to use Timeline and Cinemachine together in Unity 2017.1 to create an animated short using Virtual Cameras, Dolly Track and animation keyframing for various properties.

Download the package to follow this tutorial here - https://www.dropbox.com/s/uqh6iurd646mvwt/TimelineAndCinemachineTutorial-WG.zip?dl=0

Learning Objectives - 1. How to add Virtual Cameras and setup subject follow 2. How to add and animate the Cinemachine Dolly Track 3. How to sequence cameras with Timeline and Cinemachine 4. How to animate game object properties with Timeline 5. How to add music and screen fading to your animation

Intro to Timeline and Cinemachine Tutorial (including Dolly Track)

Beginner Unity For Artists

Will Goldstone

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Will is a Product Manager at Unity and has been using Unity since version 1.5, he also makes his own video content at his Youtube channel and has been teaching Unity for a decade.

Unity For Artists

  1. Lighting Overview
  2. Lights
  3. Materials
  4. The Standard Shader
  5. Textures
  6. Using Skyboxes
  7. A Gentle Introduction to Shaders
  8. Using detail textures for extra realism close-up
  9. Frame Debugger
  1. Introduction to Lighting and Rendering
  2. Choosing a Lighting Technique
  3. The Precompute Process
  4. Choosing a Rendering Path
  5. Choosing a Color Space
  6. High Dynamic Range (HDR)
  7. Reflections
  8. Ambient Lighting
  9. Light Types
  10. Emissive Materials
  11. Light Probes
  1. Introduction to Precomputed Realtime GI
  2. Realtime Resolution
  3. Understanding Charts
  4. Starting the precompute process
  5. Probe lighting
  6. Unwrapping and Chart reduction
  7. Optimizing Unity's auto unwrapping
  8. Understanding Clusters
  9. Fine tuning with Lightmap Parameters
  10. Summary - Precomputed Realtime GI
  1. The Particle System
  2. Adding Lighting To Particles
  3. Adding Movement To Particles With Noise
  4. Fun with Explosions!
  5. Cinematic Explosions - PIT
  1. Intro to Timeline and Cinemachine Tutorial (including Dolly Track)
  2. Intro to Timeline [ by Brackeys ]
  3. Intro to Cinemachine [ by Brackeys ]
  4. Cinemachine Clear Shot Camera Tutorial
  5. Using Timeline: Getting Started
  6. Using Timeline: Understanding Tracks
  7. Using Timeline: Working with Animation Clips
  1. Materials
  2. Emissive Materials
  3. How to remove lighting from Photogrammetry with the De-lighting tool
  1. Introduction to Art & Design Essentials
  2. Uber Standard Shader Real Time Snow Effect
  3. Building Levels With Octave3D
  4. Volumetric Fog with Fog Volume 3
  5. Questions and Answers for Art & Design Essentials
  1. Overview and Goals
  2. Best Practices
  3. Mesh Normal Calculation
  4. DCC Tool Light Import
  5. DCC Tool Camera Import
  6. Importing Visibility Animation
  7. Animation Keyframing Improvements
  8. Stingray PBS Materials
  9. FBX Material Embedding
  10. Questions and Answers