February 7, 2012, 8:18 am
An editor's journey through the films that made America (or, how I stopped worrying and learned to love the B-Roll). Quick, what's your favorite movie of all time?
Check it out at: http://magazine.creativecow.net/article/these-amazing-shadows
February 7, 2012, 8:15 am
From "Moneyball's" baseball backrooms and "The Artist's" 1920s Hollywood, to "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo's" wintry Swedish landscapes and "The Descendants's" sunny Hawaiian vistas, and finally, to the fantastical "Hugo," set in a 1930s Parisian train station, the Oscar nominees for film editing have distinctive settings that not only add flavor to the stories but also compete with characters for the audience's attention.
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February 6, 2012, 10:26 pm
Another selection of "hidden gems" (and essential advice), this time from Chapter 25 of Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects. We're going through our book Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects 5th Edition (CMG5) and pulling out a few "hidden gems" from each chapter. These will include essential advice for new users, plus...
Check it out at: http://masteringfilm.com/creating-motion-graphics-hidden-gems-chapter-25-%e2%80%93-presets-and-variations/
February 6, 2012, 10:24 pm
Much has been written about the missing features in Final Cut Pro X when compared with FCP 7. One particular missing feature that has been causing workflow problems for some people is the inability to add chapter markers to an exported QuickTime movie for displaying on an iOS device or Apple TV.
Check it out at: http://www.digitalrebellion.com/blog/posts/how_to_export_chapter_markers_from_final_cut_pro_x.html
February 6, 2012, 10:22 pm
Director Alexander Payne will receive the American Cinema Editors' Golden Eddie filmmaker of the year award at the 62nd annual ACE Eddie Awards ceremony Feb. 18 at the Beverly Hilton.
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February 6, 2012, 10:21 pm
This demo will show you how to import footage directly from the Canon 5D2 into the Ipad, edit the footage, and export out to your own FTP site uncompressed or various common sites like YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, etc.
Check it out at: http://www.extremestorms.com/ipad.htm
February 6, 2012, 10:19 pm
Today a very practical blog post for everyone who still has to rely on Final Cut Pro 7 for a lot of their work (like me), despite trying to phase it out slowly (which isn't too easy when you don't have time to really learn another software – oh well!).
Check it out at: http://ninofilm.net/blog/2012/02/06/updating-final-cut-pro-7-when-final-cut-pro-x-is-already-installed/
February 6, 2012, 10:17 pm
With shooting beginning in May and the edit gearing up in September, the team had three months to edit and deliver the incredible events leading up to the widely anticipated 2011 Army/Navy game. With this tight schedule, including just 11 days between the Army/Navy game and the show's airdate, Director/ Producer Peter Radovich, Jr. and Producer Steve Karasik enlisted frequent collaborator and Emmy-winning Sixteen19 creative editor Anthony Cortese for the cut.
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February 6, 2012, 8:49 pm
The Movie Geeks present their annual series of interviews with this years crop of Oscar nominees. In this episode, Best Editing nominee Kevin Tent (Sideways, About Schmidt, Blow) dicusses the editing process behind director Alexander Paynes The Descendants starring George Clooney. For more information and additional interviews from the Movie Geeks United Oscar Series...
Check it out at: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/moviegeeksunited/2012/02/06/oscar-series-2012-kevin-tent-best-editing
February 6, 2012, 7:16 pm
Brian De Palma made his name in the 1970s as a master of the Hitchcockian suspense thriller, but in later years, he also gained notoriety for his ultraviolent, popular gangster epics–particularly Scarface in 1983 and the Oscar-nominated The Untouchables in 1987.
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