A couple of weeks ago, Valve announced that it was releasing the tools it used to create videos for its Source games, called Source Filmmaker, into closed beta. Well, two weeks and some chuckle-worthy videos later, SF is going into an open beta. As someone who has meddled a bit in movie-making and editing, I can say that SF is an amazing tool. Didn’t like that camera angle? Swing it around. Now you need a different light source? Put one in. Actor didn’t play their scene quite the way you needed them to? Change their performance. Here’s some of the more interesting creations I’ve seen thus far, many of which Valve is placing on a community page here:
You can pick up Source Filmmaker for free and start making your own masterpieces here.