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At the recent Real Screen Summit I Washington DC, the panel, “Revenge of the Documentary” suggested that docs may be undergoing a rebirth on American TV in the next few years. Major brands like Discovery, National Geographic, Showtime, HBO etc proclaimed that they will be relying increasingly on documentaries to chart a course back to their core values and away from the homogeneity of similarly formatted unscripted, so-called reality TV shows.
Many factors affect the final result of your composite chroma key. By making the right technical and creative choices ahead of time, you can avoid costly mistakes both in time and money! Avoiding these pitfalls can make your key look natural and realistic, unlike what you see typically on your local weather newscasts.
Directed by Aneesh Chaganty and starring John Cho, Searching proves just how powerful technology has become by bringing viewers into the story through the lens of one MacBook and iPhones. The editors used Adobe Premiere Pro to craft a suspenseful narrative of a father searching for his missing daughter under the unique confines of FaceTime conversations, iMessages, Google searches and live-streamed news. Editors Nicholas D. Johnson and Will Merrick shared their experience working on the film, its challenges and upcoming projects.
Based on the classic festive fairytale by ETA Hoffman, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms follows the adventures of a young girl, Clara, who discovers a delightful new world of adorable mice, living toys, handsome soldiers – and something a little darker. The beautifully realized film boasts some incredible visual effects work, for which a significant amount of blue/green screen was used. Read on to find out how Ncam’s augmented reality solution played a key role both on set and in post-production.
This season’s Marvel Studios mega grosser Black Panther is scoring big at the box office and with audiences. Under the guidance of DP Rachel Morrison’s Gaffer, Dan Cornwall and Lighting Programmer, Elton James, VER provided Enhanced Environments for three sets on the feature, shot at OFS and EUE/Screen Gem Studios in Atlanta.
“There’s nothing like feeling the sensations of a real subway ride,” says cinematographer Lawrence Sher ASC. It was the reason he wanted to make every moment as real as possible while shooting this year’s runaway hit Joker. With a range of film styles from the broadly comedic Hangover to the recent fantasy Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Sher has employed just about every cinematic technique available today. But – he’s still a bit ‘old school real,’ believing that giving the actors something tangible to work from enriches performance and allows the creatives something solid to work off of – not to mention enhances believability – and audience engagement.
What do major blockbuster movies like Hunger Games, Oz: The Great and Powerful, MIB III, Alice in Wonderland and numerous movies you dished money out to see all have in common? Not only amazing visual effects, but the specific VFX skills of Christian Boudman, with Clearcut FX.Learn how Boudman climbed the VFX ladder of success, and created his own rules right onto the big screen.
We’re in a time when live actors share the screen with puppets and avatars, shows like The Orville are taking onscreen space travel to a whole new level, and armies of walking dead are taking over the streets of Atlanta. And with real-time rendering behind the scenes, post production crews are doing it all at the fastest pace of all time. It’s an exciting time to be in visual effects. With technology advancing rapidly and many of the previous obstacles falling away, it’s also a highly competitive and challenging time. For more on the subject, we talked to an industry veteran.
Ian Vertovec, Supervising Colorist, Light Iron Talks About Life in the Industry, Upcoming Projects & More!
Supervising colorist at Light Iron, Ian Vertovec, talks about his role as a colorist, recent projects and what he loves so much about being in the industry.
Antoine Fuqua’s Southpaw tells the story of Jake Gyllenhaal's Billy 'The Great' Hope and his struggles not only inside the boxing ring, but also facing his inner demons to win custody back of his daughter. The film exudes both grit and glamour -from the lavish lifestyle of a pro fighter, to the hardships he faces in his personal life - and Fuqua wanted to convey absolute reality. Aside from the typical underdog fighter turns boxing champ story, Fuqua wanted to present boxing in its raw form, causing viewers to feel every jab as if they were in the ring.