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How Cinema 4D Helped Bring 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' to Life on the Big Screen
Learn from Alan Torres, VFX Supervisor for Cantina Creative about how their studio helped 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' come to life, along with insight on working with MAXON Cinema 4D (C4D) and more!
Published on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 12:22 PM
Five Filmmaking Tips from Orson Welles
Did you know that Orson Welles – who, with his 1941 iconoclastic masterpiece Citizen Kane changed how films are made and watched forever – was primarily interested in theatre? This Founding Father was a no-nonsense visionary and polyhistor talented in every aspect of his discipline, one in which he was fully self-taught. He inspired all your favourites from Spielberg to Scorsese, from Bergman to Paul Thomas Anderson – and through these tips you too can learn some of his tricks.
Published on Monday, August 13, 2018 10:00 AM
Auburn University Athletics: Off the Field & On Your TV Screen
If you're a fan of college football, you've more than likely watched or at least heard of Auburn University. Think Cam Newton. Imagine what it's like to capture video of all of the crazy game plays and touchdown passes. And how exactly does all of the amazing footage end up on your TV screen? Weston Carter, Director of Video Services, Auburn Athletics Department, answered a few questions about the whole process.
Published on Friday, June 23, 2017 12:00 PM
Four Key Takeaways from Content Marketing World 2015
Although Content Marketing World just drew to a close this past weekend, there was no shortage of knowledge from 225 speakers including directors and marketing leaders that gathered for sessions at the two-day conference in Cleveland, Ohio. Attendees walked away with a great deal of fresh strategies to start implementing at their own companies.
Published on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 4:17 PM
Revenge of the Documentary Rocks at Real Screen Summit in DC
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.
Published on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 11:00 AM
Be Electric Stays the Course
For this edition of Pivot Point, I caught up with Sean Whalen, Studio Director for Be Electric Studio located in New York City. Be Electric has been around for a while but working in the epicenter has meant a real change. Sean filled us in on what it has been like for Be Electric and the people he works with since the big switch to “remote” workflow.
Published on Monday, April 27, 2020 10:00 AM
Summer Flicks Preview: What makes a Blockbuster Vs. a Bust?
by featured blog contributor, Jeremy Pinckert As we enter the beginning of Summer Blockbuster Season, there looks to be a large amount of big-budget movies coming out in 2013 which are adapted from either books, comic books, or earlier TV series. Logic tells us not all of these films will be successful or worthy of your viewing time. With so many options you’ll either break the bank and gain 15 extra buttery-popcorn induced pounds, or you’ll simply be more critical in deciding which movies are worthy of your viewing time, money, and self-image. Read below for ideas as to why some of these adapted films will succeed, and others will fail.
Published on Friday, April 26, 2013 5:17 PM
Anton/Bauer, Litepanels & OConnor Keep The Americans Camera Dept on the Move
The camera crew behind the hit FX TV series The Americans chose Vitec Videocom brands to support the production through its second season. The show’s cinematographer Richard Rutkowski, and camera assistants Brendan K. Russell and Rory Hanrahan, rely on Anton/Bauer batteries and chargers, Litepanels LED lights, and OConnor fluid heads and tripods for their reliability and durability during stage and location shoots, which helps keep the show on pace and on budget.
Published on Thursday, May 22, 2014 3:05 PM
4 Tips to Help Cinematographers Choose Their Next Film & Director
My name is Eli Hershko and I am a photographer turned cinematographer turned director. It was a natural progression for me. I always was drawn to the moving images. I love being involved in the making of movies but I do not tend to shoot my own films. I just can't focus on both the actors and the image at the same time and since they both are equally important in my eyes I tend to look to a cinematographer that can take on the heavy toll of putting my story on film... or digital film in my case.
Published on Monday, May 2, 2016 11:00 AM
Tribeca Film Festival Lights Up NYC
The Tribeca Film Festival lit up the NYC skyline with a dazzling array of films and projects ranging from full-length features to documentaries and shorts. Then to just to add to the mix, there were unique and original works in the VR and immersive space.
Published on Monday, April 30, 2018 9:37 AM
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