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Damien Chazelle’s feature, First Man, about the United States’ effort to land a man on the moon, took home the Oscar last night for the Outstanding Visual Effects category. Paul Lambert, part of the team who took home the Oscar in the category for Blade Runner: 2049 shared insights into the multitude of VFX techniques to create the film's realism.
As a producer/director/shooter I’m always looking for the best way to maximize the investment of time and money. When it comes to purchasing and getting new gear into the production flow you need to do your homework. Listed below is but a few of the thousands of camera support products that are out there. But hey, that's why we’re here! The trick is to choose the right gear to stay within your budget and still come out with outstanding content. Easier said than done. But here is the good news. Getting new gear doesn't have to break the bank, and if you play your cards right, new gear can even pay for itself over time. So with that said lets’ check out some of the latest camera support gear and rigs that will take your production values to the next level.
The industry continues to grow more and more each year with women filmmakers stepping into critical roles, from directing to camera operation, production design and editing. Each year, ProductionHUB celebrates a few incredible women in the field by highlighting their accomplishments, their stories and advice they have for other women in the industry.
The 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang presented broadcast professionals with some of the harshest winter temperatures and conditions. From extreme cold, with temperatures in the negative digits, to high winds and snow storms, the winter elements were at their best. No stranger to these elements, Specialty Camera Operator Corey Koniniec was prepared and ready when selected by NBC to record all aspects of the snowboarding and skiing competitions in PyeongChang. His use of Core SWX to power his RED cameras for the long, cold 10-hour days throughout the two-week assignment of a lifetime provided him with successful and rewarding results.
Real-time Augmented Graphics that Blend the Real and Virtual Worlds with Marker-less Camera Tracking
Augmented graphics have come a long way in the past decade, from formerly rotund weatherman Al Roker obscuring the first two days of the seven-day forecast to reporter Jessica Yellin channeling a holographic Princess Leia while discussing results of the 2008 presidential campaign with Wolf Blitzer. Fast forward ten years and the real and virtual worlds are blending into one.
It's been said that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach, but as Christopher Walken once said in Hairspray, "the way to a man's heart is through his funny bone." Comedy builds connections, and in advertising, it has the ability to make or break them. The video production and storytelling agency, Workhouse Creative, has just signed two major directors whose work has driven over 82 million views on Funny or Die starring Will Ferrell.
by Carl Mrozek This is the 19th consecutive year I’ve attended NAB in quest of the ideal digital video camera, and ideally one that is somewhat affordable. Of course one man’s ideal is another’s disappointment, and likewise with affordable. However, at the largest production media trade show in the world, NAB 2015, there were more than a few cameras that nearly fit my criteria. This included wide dynamic range, a wide range of frame rates, more than one robust recording codec, smart design and of course great imaging.
Oliver Hollis-Leick, the Founder of The Mocap Vaults, is a 13-year mocap acting veteran who has worked on over 80 video game and movie titles, with roles in such films as “Iron Man 2,” “Stardust,” “Total Recall,” “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” “Godzilla,” “Hercules,” “Fred Clause,” among many others. Hollis-Leick shares his thoughts about the specific creative skills motion capture demands and how software tools like iPi Motion Capture is helping change how motion capture content is created.
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.
We have to start with the Super Bowl. Every year millions of viewers gather in living rooms and man caves all over America and the world to soak in the spectacle that has become one of the most-viewed sporting events of the year. Think about it. Two weeks of pure hype leading up to Super Bowl Sunday. Five Million Dollars for a thirty-second spot. Countless hours of pre-game analysis and breakdown of almost every aspect of what is to come. A whirlwind symphony of production personnel by the hundreds and new technology with one goal. That one goal is to make the viewer experience unforgettable.