20 blog posts found matching keyword search for: fix it in post in San Bernardino
Tips from Post-Production to Make You Look Like a Genius On-Set
Ultimately, as filmmakers we would all rather spend our time & energy doing something creative rather than tearing our hair out putting in long hours to “fix” the problems incurred during production. That being said, this is a list of tips we’ve compiled over the years to help streamline both your production and post-production.
Published on Thursday, April 9, 2015 9:30 AM
5 Wicked Mistakes to Make While Filming
Picture this, you get home from a grueling shoot and realize to your red-faced chagrin that you have absolutely nothing to work with. The audio is shoddy, the shots are overexposed, the focus is wrecked... Whatever it is, you’ve botched the project and you may never get a second chance to fix it.
Published on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 2:39 PM
Clockwork VFX Teams With Agency Rotter And Toys "R" Us To Win Monster 500
Monster 500, the post-apocalyptic mega-race is on, and animation/visual effects studio Clockwork VFX is the creative winner. The studio teamed with agency Rotter Creative Group and Toys "R" Us to launch the new Monster 500 brand. The result is an engaging minute-long spot consisting of beautifully detailed 3D animation. With 13 team members working for five weeks to complete the complex animation sequences, Clockwork’s creative skills, particularly their lighting, texturing and rendering capabilities -- were tested. Learn what equipment was used when creating their winning spot, along with industry trends, a partnership with Xbox and much more from Clockwork’s Creative Director/Co-Founder Jason Tomlins.
Published on Monday, February 3, 2014 11:09 AM
The Ultimate Video Editor's Wish List
Over the last three decades, I have served as both a Camera Operator on various shoots in San Diego and as a Video Editor. It is good to have experience in both realms because as an Editor you know what to shoot, and as a Shooter you keep in mind all the shots that the Editor will want. “Tape is cheap” is an adage popular during the digital tape days meaning that the camera operator shouldn’t feel constrained about shooting a lot of footage. Strive to be the camera op whose every clip is usable.
Published on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 1:44 PM
Field Recorder Dailies Workflow to Make Life Simple for the Editor and Sound Mixer
This article describes a comprehensive dailies workflow that can make life simpler for the editor and the sound mixer, while maintaining the highest quality. Why does it matter? While our various video post applications have gotten much better and deal with large files and many takes quite well, workflows are still the glue that brings it all together.
Published on Friday, February 26, 2021 10:00 AM
Tools and Strategies for Production Problem Solving
Whatever can go wrong will go wrong — that’s Murphy’s Law of film production. In the course of filming, editing, and screening any content, problems are bound to occur that can cause delays or unexpected expenses. A filmmaker has to be an exceptional problem solver if they hope to be successful.
Published on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 10:00 AM
Taking Mystery Out of Green Screen Shooting
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.
Published on Thursday, November 5, 2015 10:42 AM
Why Hire a Video Production Professional?
Without question, the ability to make your own videos has never seemed easier and it’s easy to purchase what you need to make a video. So why hire someone if you can do it yourself? Well, there are quite a few reasons why you want to hire a professional. And I’m here to help outline them for you. So before you grab a camera and head off to dreams of Technicolor glory, here are a few guidelines.
Published on Monday, May 13, 2019 10:00 AM
The Importance of Sound
You might think video production is all about, well, video, but sound connects an audience to what they are seeing. It adds emotion, supports the visuals, and every edit cut and it defines the overall mood and tone of your narrative.
Published on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 10:24 AM
Working with Colorists: A ProductionHUB Exclusive with Colorist Juan Cabrera, ASC Associate Member
Recently we had the opportunity to talk at length with Colorist Juan Cabrera, ASC Associate Member. Juan provided some incredibly valuable insights on his journey and on the art of being a colorist for major motion pictures and television. Juan also shed some light on how everyone at all levels of the production workflow can benefit from learning that the journey from beginning to the end really begins in pre production. Very enlightening to say the least. Check it out!
Published on Monday, March 8, 2021 10:00 AM
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