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October 18, 2017, 1:34 pm
Final Cut Pro X's Magnetic Timeline helps you focus on story in a way no other NLE does. In the process, making you edit faster and more efficiently.
October 17, 2017, 12:39 pm
Does it lie in the carefully executed plans of a film’s cast and crew? Or does the magic rest upon fortuitous mistakes, spontaneity and improvisation? What steps must be taken to convey your vision and intent? Watch our video series, Frame of Mind, to get answers to these questions and more from commentators working in a wide variety of areas in production who’ll guide you through clips from their films, in their own words. Moviemakers and film fans: Grab your notepads, popcorn, or both, and press play.
October 17, 2017, 12:39 pm
Spider-Man: Homecoming star Tom Holland trained tirelessly to do as many of his own stunts as possible, but some of them were just too epic to do live. In stepped the team at Imageworks VFX, who just released an incredible video giving us a glimpse at the film’s incredible CGI.
October 17, 2017, 9:19 am
As the freelance economy grows, its denizens want to revise popular understanding about the work they do. Or as Upwork CEO Stephane Kasriel puts it, “There is a feeling that freelancing is about driving Uber cars, and it’s not.”
October 16, 2017, 9:48 am
The annual Filmsupply Challenge is one of only a few we know of that specifically rewards editors, and those rewards are pretty sweet, including a complete pro edit bay. The contest itself is very straightforward: You download a free starter kit from the contest site, you are given access to free footage from Filmsupply and music from Musicbed, and you use those assets to create a 60-second spot in the categories of Ad Spec, Trailer, or Title Sequence.
October 16, 2017, 6:23 am
David Fincher is known for his creative and visually ground-breaking title sequences.
October 15, 2017, 5:35 am
As a filmmaker, I always want to challenge myself both creatively and technically. I pursue projects that can stimulate me on several levels. If I am going to commit a year of my life to a feature film…it is crucial that I walk away with new skills, a successful storytelling experience and a lot of fun in the trenches with my team.
October 14, 2017, 5:43 am
Colorist Mark Wilkins has a message for audiences: Think twice before believing everything you see on TV. A veteran colorist whose credits include Ugly Betty (2010-2016) CSI: Miami (2002-2012) and numerous television commercials, he cautions that colorists can brighten cloudy days and dial down the color of a red dress. Using digital technology, colorists both fine-tune and sometimes transform the palette of a project.
October 13, 2017, 3:52 pm
Those of you paying attention will recall that at the end of last week’s lesson we were totally screwed. Being photographers, we had used our Canon DSLRs to shoot heart-breakingly gorgeous video. Video that was virtually useless because (among other things) of the proximity of a honkin’ giant fan blowing all that hair around most fetchingly while creating the most grating and ruinous racket you’ve ever heard.
Tom Cross and Gordon Burkell sit down to discuss the editing of Hostiles and how to work with footage to affect the pacing an ...
Gordon Burkell interviews Paul Machliss about timing and editing Baby Driver.
Gordon Burkell interviews Kenneth Branagh and Patrick Doyle about composing music and specifically composing the song Never F ...
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