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Building The World Through The Eyes Of A Character Using An Adobe Creative Cloud Workflow
As a filmmaker and storyteller, I strive to bring my ideas to the screen in a way that’s impactful and relatable to the viewer. Last year, I created a film with Cinecom exploring what it’s like to see the world through a character’s point of view. I enjoyed using this perspective so much that I decided I wanted to do it again. So, I started a side project and partnered with Adobe to create a sci-fi short film called ROUTINE, which takes audiences on a sensory experience of a daily routine through the eyes of the main character. I was able to shoot and edit the film in a couple of weeks and I played around with features and effects in the Creative Cloud apps to enhance the project. Using integrated workflows with Premiere Pro, Audition and After Effects helped me design how I wanted the film to look and sound. A few tools that were especially useful during the editing process were the Freeform Project Panel and Essential Sound Panel in Premiere Pro, Audition, as well as the 3D Camera Tracker in After Effects.
Published on Monday, November 16, 2020 10:00 AM
Costume Design Tips to Bring Your Characters to Life
The art of costume design reaches far beyond simply selecting an outfit. While costumes do refer to the way a character dresses, they are also responsible for relaying the story of that person's joys, struggles and triumphs and present a look into the life they lead. It's in the details.
Published on Friday, October 30, 2015 4:10 PM
Creative Culture Focuses on Diverse Storytelling with Blackmagic Design
Located in Pleasantville, NY, the Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC) developed its Creative Culture fellowship program to help champion underrepresented voices and diverse storytelling. Now in its fourth year, Creative Culture has helped 35 filmmakers create projects that have been selected by top tier film festivals, such as Sundance, Berlinale, and SXSW, and acquired by Fox Searchlight, POV, NY Times Op Docs, and Staff Pick’d at Vimeo. This includes recent projects such as Adam Meeks’ “Union County” which premiered at this year’s Berlinale, and Crystal Kayiza’s “See You Next Time” which was selected at Sundance 2020 and recently acquired by The New Yorker.
Published on Monday, September 7, 2020 10:00 AM
In the Dark: The Challenges of Set Design for Blind Actors & Characters
Designing a set for a blind character, for a show featuring blind actors is no easy feat. This is what production designer Naz Goshtasbpour was tasked with when creating the story world for the CW's upcoming drama, In the Dark, which premiered April 4.
Published on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 10:00 AM
Behind the Production Design of Dolly Parton's Anthology Series
Heartstrings is an anthology series inspired by Parton's beloved songs. Because each episode was its own unique story - each episode needed a new set and design to fit the respective setting, era, and protagonist. From “J.J. Sneed," taking place in the old west, to “Down from Dover," taking place in the Vietnam War era, to “Jolene," which is set in modern day American South, it was Production Designer Ina Mayhew’s job to create sets that accurately represented each era and most importantly represented the message of each Dolly Parton classic.
Published on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 10:00 AM
Director David F. Sandberg Takes a DIY Approach to Filmmaking on ‘Annabelle: Creation’ with Blackmagic Design
Director David F. Sandberg has always had a passion for horror and sci-fi films. Though his résumé includes a variety of animation, documentary and short form drama projects, horror and sci-fi have always been the end goal.
Published on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 11:00 AM
Pip’s Island: A Closer Look at Creating “Moving Illustrations”
Pip’s Island is an immersive theater experience for families that combines animation, live actors, live-size puppetry and interactive sets. During this 60-minute interactive adventure, the lines between physical and digital blur and kids must rely on their own creativity, imagination and ingenuity to make their way through the story.
Published on Monday, January 16, 2017 2:25 PM
Enhancing Filmmaking Through Sound Editing
Supervising Sound Editor Mandell Winter has supervised sound editing and mixing teams for Apple's Defending Jacob, HBO's Outsider, & Quibi's #FreeRayshawn. Mandell received two Emmy nominations last year for his work on HBO's Deadwood: The Movie and Season 3 of HBO's True Detective. Additionally, in 2019 he received two MPSE Golden Reel Award nominations for True Detective, a third for Deadwood, and a fourth for What's My Name: Muhammad Ali. He talked exclusively to ProductionHUB about how COVID has altered his day-to-day, breaking into the industry (accidentally!) and what film made him tear up.
Published on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 10:00 AM
Top 10 Iconic Movie and TV Cars of All Time
There’s no shortage of cool movie characters, but when the car that character drives becomes just as iconic as the character himself, you know you’ve got the makings of a great car.
Published on Friday, February 9, 2018 10:00 AM
Motion Capture and Game Animation Meet MMA
As a pro wrestler, powerlifter and heavyweight MMA champion, Paul Lazenby pulls no punches on the motion capture volume. From his character portrayals in Gears of War to stunt work for Deadpool 2, Paul has become one of the most prominent performers at Animatrik Film Design – the largest independent motion capture facility in North America.
Published on Monday, January 14, 2019 10:00 AM
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