Visual Effects: Set Up Your VFX Content Development Workstation
In this first chapter, let's put together your foundation for a highly professional visual effects (VFX) content development workstation. This is an important fusion of hardware and professional software, allowing you to reach your goal of doing interactive multimedia production VFX development. Let's spend a chapter considering your new media hardware needs and the software infrastructure that you will want to put together to create a professional, well-rounded visual effects software development workstation. This will put a bunch of arrows in your multimedia software development quiver right off the bat. You will then have everything you need to develop new media content for use in your visual effects pipeline throughout this book, no matter what type of VFX applications you decide you want to develop for your VFX clients!