Five years ago, Patrick Jean dreamed up the end of the world in the most unique way: with Donkey Kong and Pac-Man. When Patrick Jean wrote and directed his short film “Pixels”, he always hoped his two and half minute video work would end up on the silver screen, but he never thought it would actually happen.To his surprise, it did-- and now you can get an inside look on the software used to create the film, along with his inspiration and tips.
Compositing for the new action/comedy summer film “Barely Lethal” was completed by Hollywood based VFX company Flash Film Works using Fusion Studio. Jeremy Nelson, a VES award winner and compositing supervisor at Flash Film Works, and his team used Fusion Studio to help create action sequences and fine tune camera moves for the film.
Learn from Alan Torres, VFX Supervisor for Cantina Creative about how their studio helped 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' come to life, along with insight on working with MAXON Cinema 4D (C4D) and more!
Transporting George R.R. Martin’s fertile imagination from the page to the screen is no easy task – especially when that means creating three fully-grown CG fire-breathers. Thankfully one of the shows dragon wranglers, Pixomondo, has been on the show since season 2, and with cineSync on its side there’s no challenge it can’t tackle...
Filming is a two way street: you’re not only capturing an image, but you’re also recording dialogue, background noise or some other type of audio that helps to bring your visuals to life.
When Westfield Corporation and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) wanted to create promotional videos documenting the TBIT’s transformation and showcasing the new terminal, they required an L.A. based production facility that would deliver on the same level of high quality standards. They turned to Noah Clark, owner of Station22, a full service video production and post production company located in Los Angeles offering scripting, storyboarding, casting, shooting, editing, mixing, voice over, color correction and visual effects.
Jurassic World is another in a long line of big-budget tentpole features for cinematographer John Schwartzman, ASC (Armageddon, Seabiscuit, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, The Amazing Spider-Man). With a production scale rivaling that of its dinosaur-sized subjects, this fourth installment in the series served up something Schwartzman had not had on any film prior: the opportunity to create a new aspect ratio.
DP, Tim Arasheben gives us an inside look at what it's like to shot with Canon's 50-1000mm lens on set on the short film, “Connections." Learn the pros and cons of the lens, along with info about the short and what projects Arasheben has set for the future.
DPA Microphones is delighted to have played a key part in capturing the sound for this high octane movie. Award-winning Production Sound Mixer Ben Osmo chose the company's d:screet™ 4063 Miniature Microphones with low sensitivity and low voltage to record dialogue during the shooting of action scenes that involved fast, furious and bumpy chases across the Namibian desert. He also used DPA d:screet 4062 Miniature Microphones with extra low sensitivity for cabled recordings of various vehicles, and these were held firm inside each vehicle by DPA magnet mounts.
These 10 tools are for those who want to enhance their awesomeness in their video production and/or want to uphold a professional video service for clientele. These aren’t just 10 things that maybe you should check out sometime, think of them as part of your “Video Kit”. If you want to be the video pro who’s confident and ready to go when asked to do a job, then you need to have some things in place. Before going “out there,” you should set up the resources you need in a way that they’re accessible at all times.