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August 13, 2017, 5:26 am
One of the first still camera "tricks" you learn as a photographer is how to create light trails using long exposures. All you do is crank up your shutter speed to five or six seconds (or whatever works), adjust your aperture accordingly, and boom, you've got some nice light trails streaking all along some random freeway. But can you achieve the same effect with video? Totally, but you'll need to head into post to do it.
August 11, 2017, 5:22 am
“Buthiyulla manitharellam vetri kanbathillai… Vetri petra manitherallam buthisaaliyillai…” (All those who are intelligent are not successful, All those who succeed need not be intelligent) B. Lenin, renowned film editor and director, sings a popular old Tamil number. “I like music. I stayed away from school because I hated mathematics. I went for music classes only to realise that even music has mathematical notations. It was an eye opener for me,” he laughs.
August 10, 2017, 4:56 pm
Congratulations! Your project is almost finished and you’ve found a distributor. All that is left is to put the final touches on the mix and you can ship that puppy out. Next stop… fame and fortune!
August 9, 2017, 12:09 pm
LOS ANGELES — The Production Music Association has announced two additional keynote speakers who will be featured during the group’s annual Production Music Conference (pmc.pmamusic.com) in October. Composers Jeff Danna and Mychael Danna — brothers — will speak on October 6th at 2pm. This year’s PMC event will take place from October 4th through 6th at the Loews Hollywood Hotel.
August 9, 2017, 12:08 pm
Pre-organizing your media is one of those small steps that makes your post workflow significantly less painful. As we covered back in March, Kyno is a tool built from the ground up with its only goal in mind being making that media organization process as easy as possible. With the new release of version 1.3, Kyno has expanded its keyboard shortcut tools and deepened its Premiere functionality to make it the go to organizational tool for Premiere filmmakers.
August 9, 2017, 9:13 am
By now, I’m going to assume that you’re well-versed in the email etiquette basics. You know, things like always including a subject line and resisting the temptation to CC every single warm body in your office. I’m going to give you the benefit of the doubt here. Still, it’s likely your messages aren’t completely flawless.
August 9, 2017, 4:43 am
LOS ANGELES -- Brickyard VFX Santa Monica studios has announced the addition of Benji Davidson as VFX Supervisor. Davidson’s world-class creative experience includes live action directing, creative directing and VFX supervision and he is known for bringing imaginative concepts to life, from storyboard to visual delivery. Davidson joins Brickyard from MPC, where he served as VFX Supervisor since 2008.
August 8, 2017, 2:22 pm
Predicting the winner of the Oscar for Best Sound Editing is made particularly difficult by the presence of a second sound award for best mixing. While both honor aural aspects of movies, they are for two distinct achievements. Sound editing refers to the blending of all of the distinct elements — dialogue, ADR, foley and sound effects — into one track. Conversely, sound mixing refers to the adjustments of the levels of each of these elements as well as the score so that certain sounds stand out at specific times.
Gordon sits down with Sidney Wolinsky to discuss the editing of Guillermo del Toro's latest film The Shape of Water.
Gordon sits down with Lee Percy to discuss editing The Mountain Between Us.
Lisa and Gordon discuss her career and approach to editing. ACE will have Lisa as part of their panels at the upcoming Edit ...
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