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June 9, 2015, 4:49 am
Pixar's Blu-Ray and digital releases are known for providing in-depth looks at the filmmaking process and are packed with special features, studio tours and much more. With the set of Inside Out B-Roll footage, recording sessions, animation tests and interviews which were released, there's no doubt that Pixar fans are in for another dose of fantastic insights.
June 8, 2015, 9:44 am
Despite optimistic technologists throughout the 20th century predicting ‘one day all films will be in three dimensions’, 3D is usually a response to periods of crisis in the movie industry. The first spate of 3D was in the 50s when TV was seen (rightly) as the huge threat. We still get revivals of classics form this era, made using the anaglyph system of glasses with one red and one green (or cyan) filter, like Hitchcock’s Dial M For Murder and Jack Arnold’s Creature From The Black Lagoon and They Came From Out Of Space. Anyone who’s seen them probably remembers them for when rocks tumble out of the screen into the audience or when telescopes or scissors loom over the stalls.
June 8, 2015, 9:42 am
Over the past few weeks I have been testing the new AVB range of interfaces from MOTU. Audio over Ethernet has been a pet subject of mine for some time, if this rapidly developing area of audio is unfamiliar to you then take a few minutes to read the 2 part primer on Audio over Cat 5 I wrote last year Part 1, Part 2. Of the various available technologies MOTU have implemented AVB in their latest range of interfaces.
June 5, 2015, 9:40 am
The first portable audio recorder was made in 1945 by a man named Tony Schwartz. He moved the VU meter from inside of the unit to the top, so he could see the recording volume. And, he put a strap on it so that he could hang the device over his shoulder. Armed with his recorder (and sometimes a secret microphone attached to his wrist), Schwartz chronicled every sound in his Manhattan neighborhood.
June 4, 2015, 8:21 pm
After a series of devastating earthquakes strike California in “San Andreas,” the Hoover Dam ruptures, downtown Los Angeles is little more than a burnt-out husk of its previous splendor and much of San Francisco is pushed out into the Pacific Ocean by a massive tsunami.
June 4, 2015, 8:21 pm
If you were tasked with shooting an extremely trippy hallucination sequence, what techniques would you use?
June 4, 2015, 12:26 pm
This is Part IV and the final chapter in a series called Over the Editor’s Shoulder where I document my daily progress on a freelance editing project I’m working on. I chronicle what I do in the edit bay, what I learn, my struggles, failures, successes and more.
If you saw the article on Film School Rejects about The lazy backlash against CGI, I want to know your thoughts? Is the au...
We all know multiple NLE's these days, if you have a choice on a project, what NLE do you choose and why?
In this episode, Gordon interviews Dan Lebental about his process for editing the latest Marvel extravaganza, Ant-Man. We now ...
The latest film post production news in under 5 minutes. This week's news includes Sennheiser fiscal, Disney honours, Aa ...
Probably the most frequent question I get from editors is about a target level for their audio mix. I hear numbers such as 0 ...
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