A motion graphics workflow differs in a lot of ways than your traditional live-action production. Here are the differences when producing a motion graphics or animation piece.
On June 15th, CW Sonderoptic revealed a full relaunch under the new brand name Leitz Cine Wetzlar to coincide with the opening event of the new Leitz Park in Wetzlar, Germany. Leitz Cine Wetzlar carries on the legacy started by CW Sonderoptic as production begins at its all new factory. For over a decade we have been amongst the industry leaders in cinematographic elements as CW Sonderoptic.
The SkyLink use LumenRadio for DMX/RDM communication and a WiFi chip in the Base Station allows for direct control from a DMX control application on a tablet or computer. Setting up a control network has never been easier. Now available!
Using Avid Media Composer to Bring True Stories to the Screen
Editor Phil Bowman has built a wealth of career experience in fiction and documentary that cover military missions, true-crime, and ghost stories that cross into sci-fi. He used Avid Media Composer to cut everything from feature films to compelling documentaries.
Featuring all four of our Circular Pola filters, this kit will become an essential part of your camera package.
Polarizers have always been a necessity for cinematographers and photographers to help control reflections, boost contrast and saturation, and help control brightness in outdoor scenes. Until recently, most Pola filters gave you an average of a 2-stop loss, but now Schneider has an entire family of Circular Polarizers that give you more control over that stop-loss, necessary for today's sensitive digital sensors. Included in the kit is:
- 1-Stop Circular Pol
- Circular True-Pol (1.6 stop loss)
- 3-Stop Circular Pol
- 4-Stop Circular Pol
- 4 Slot Pouch
The time-consuming job of filling out cue sheets just got easier. Killer Tracks introduces Cue Sheet Helper for Avid, Adobe Premiere and Final Cut. Simply upload production files and download an editable cue sheet. Instantly. Cue Sheet Helper uses sound recognition to identify music in your projects and generate track information automatically.
Hiring is a complex task that is both time-consuming and risky. Film sets, concerts and events completely rely on workers who can work efficiently together. That’s why successful production companies take hiring seriously.
In Brett Haley’s charming Sundance film HEART BEATS LOUD, a record store owner (Nick Offerman) forms a band with his daughter (Kiersey Clemons) the summer before she leaves for college. ARRI interviewed DP Eric Lin at the festival, where he talked about his stylistic choices as well as the benefits of using the ARRI ALEXA Mini. Lin also discusses his intention to show the characters’ blossoming relationship through music and how we use music to communicate.
When the production team spends countless hours perfecting a film, and every actor and technical person gave it their all, it’s devastating to experience a technical problem with the footage. Unfortunately, technical problems do occur and can potentially wipe out a lot of great work. However, there are several best practices production groups can deploy to manage the camera’s storage capabilities in order to safely protect footage.