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October 6, 2015, 4:50 pm
When you shoot a fast-moving object with a longer shutter time (half of the frame’s duration is the typical “filmic” setting), you will get natural motion blur. However, if your shutter speed is too fast, or if you rendered a 3D scene with fast motion and no motion blur, objects will appear to jump from location to location between frames, resulting in distracting stuttering or strobed motion. Fortunately, you can “fix it in post” with a few different effects out there, including ...
October 6, 2015, 1:19 pm
While directors, cinematographers, and other manufacturers of the image hog the mystique, there are relatively few “name” editors. Thelma Schoonmaker is one exception who proves the rule. This is in part because of the unprecedented plaudits that Schoonmaker has received in her field, winning three Academy Awards, out of a total of seven nominations. This recognition has come through the single most vital artistic relationship of her career, with director Martin Scorsese. Their collaboration began in 1967 with Scorsese’s feature debut, Who’s That Knocking at My Door, became habitual with 1980’s Raging Bull, and has continued fruitfully through last year’s The Wolf of Wall Street.
October 6, 2015, 1:19 pm
Eureka moments are rare. The backstory behind great ideas is often more complex and winding than having an apple fall on your head. But the best part is that creative ideas aren’t reserved for a special group of people; they can come to anyone if you change your mind-set.
October 6, 2015, 1:18 pm
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October 6, 2015, 9:16 am
Saturday Oct. 24 at NMSU in Las Cruces, New Mexico, join VFX Supervisor Aaron Estrada and Sr. Motion Graphics Designer Josh Goble in an exploration of Digital Compositing and its role in post production. You may already know that digital compositing is one of the cornerstones of VFX and C.G. animation. But did you know it’s also very handy for editors and non-animation folks?
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