Author: AK

Release 26

Animation Release 26 brings a complete overhaul of animation within FirstStage. Rigid animation, character animation and camera animation all behave the same way: Simply move the thing, pose the puppet or set the camera shot where you want it to be at the current time. Scrub time to set more keyframes and create motion. The […]

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Release 25

New Digital Crafting Tools We have added some new procedural shapes which should open up lots of new creative opportunities: find them in the Asset Library under Shapes. Image Panel This panel allows you to attach an image to it. The panel will preserve the aspect ratio of the image and can be scaled with […]

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Release 24

Improved Script Management The Script View has been greatly improved. It now provides two columns: The right hand column lists all the activities in the scene in order of their start times. Each activity is shown as a block with the start and stop times on the left hand edge. You can scrub time by […]

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Release 23

Grabbing by proximity Regardless of which tool you have selected on your controller, if you reach into an object you can now grab it directly. Your controller will turn into a gloved hand to indicate you can grab: pull the trigger and move it in exactly the same way you would from a distance with […]

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Release 22

New Console Room We now have a much more stylish console room that replaces the old Office that you used to start in. This is also used when browsing for assets and when working Through The Lens with cameras. Introduction Tutorial When you first start on set, you are now offered a tutorial which will […]

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