12 blog posts found matching keyword search for: Stunts in Truckee
MEET THE TALENT - Tapping into the mocap world of Motion Capture Stuntman, NICK BARIC
From watching superhero movies to starring in them, Nick Baric has been on quite the journey as a Hollywood stuntman. We caught up with him to chat about his time in the mocap world and where he thinks its future might lie.
Published on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 10:00 AM
Remote-controlled Vehicles and the Roles They Play on the Silver Screen
Whilst computer-generated special effects and stunt driving make for impressive watching, remote-controlled vehicles allow filmmakers to push the boundaries of what is possible to create bigger, bolder and more elaborate scenes.
Published on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 11:18 AM
Sound Designer & Composer Watson Wu Brings Baby Driver to Life
When the critically acclaimed action film Baby Driver hit the big screen, audiences got to experience a number of heart pounding, in-your-face motor vehicle sound effects courtesy of Sound Designer/Composer Watson Wu. In order to capture the pristine vehicle sounds, Wu, long regarded as one of the industry leaders in field recording, relied on his trusted equipment from DPA Microphones. He answered a few questions about working on the film and how he got the sounds just right.
Published on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 10:00 AM
The making of Justice League: A fully-CG Supervillain
Warner Bros.’ much anticipated Justice League movie sees DC’s most famed heroes join forces – Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash — to take down the film’s Big Bad, supervillain Steppenwolf.
Published on Friday, December 1, 2017 10:18 AM
Marriott's Content Studio Creates First Original Short
TWO BELLMEN, the first original short film production from Marriott International, Inc.’s Content Studio, will have its world premiere on March 10th, 2015 with a global YouTube launch, as well as a gala screening and party at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE. The iconic JW Marriott property plays a starring role in the film. We interviewed director, Daniel “Malakai” Cabrera to get an inside look into this amazing production.
Published on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 10:00 AM
Looking at the Evolution of Car Scenes in the Film Industry
Whether characters are talking or deeply immersed in action, the car scene has become a staple of movie production. Placing characters in a fixed place against an active, moving backdrop not only advances them in a physical sense but provides unique opportunities for story exposition. Shots like these have now become a director’s staple to transition a film from one plot point to the next.
Published on Monday, April 9, 2018 10:00 AM
The Anatomy of a Call Sheet: How to Make a Call Sheet for Film and Tv
We had a chance to interview 1st AD Alex Stein to discuss the anatomy of a call sheet. In this article (and video), Alex Stein will break down all the components that should be included in a standard call sheet for film and television.
Published on Thursday, June 23, 2016 11:00 AM
DPA Microphones Help Capture the Sound on Mad Max: Fury Road
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.
Published on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 12:02 PM
Producer & Cinematographer Brandon Riley Takes a Bite Out of Retro Horror with New Film Slice
A new film, now available on VOD and in select theaters right in time for Halloween, “Slice” from A24 and director Austin Vesely, follows some of the best supernatural beings we know and love - from ghosts and witches to werewolves. One of the main factors that went into crafting the look for the film is cinematographer Brandon Riley, best known to audiences as the cinematographer of HBO’s “The Shop” and several of Chance the Rapper's music videos. We talked to Riley about his work on the film, A24, working with Austin and Chance and more.
Published on Monday, October 8, 2018 10:00 AM
DIY Tips + Tricks from Indie Filmmakers
Executive producer Zak Baggans and director Devin Lawrence have worked together on the Travel Channel’s popular "Ghost Adventures” series, and they teamed up with TV veteran and DP Mark LaFleur to create their first feature film: Sympathy, Said the Shark. The democratization of film technology has put affordable, feature film quality tools in the hands of many, making DIY filmmaking truly possible. But it’s not just the up and comers taking advantage of these tools. Even those established in the industry are using these tools to deliver their own projects, which is exactly what Zak, Devin and Mark are doing with their first film. Learn from Devin and Mark about their thoughts about indie filmmaking and its future.
Published on Monday, March 17, 2014 2:05 PM
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