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  • The Quality of Editing

    The Quality of Editing

    April 9, 2010, 5:55 pm
    And yet, to be really good at a particular skill or even inherent talent, most human beings must concentrate on one or two at a time. Many studies have indicated as much; even piano prodigies must practice constantly.

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      To celebrate ‘30 Years Of The Mill’ we are turning our focus to the extraordinary people behind our creativity. We asked a snapshot of 30 Makers from across The Mill to share their most inspiring projects from the past, alongside their future-facing insights on the advertising industry and evolution of creative technology. Next up we have Real-Time VFX Creative Director, Russell Tickner who delves into the fearless nature of Levi's 'Drug Store' and how technology will change the way we work over the next decade.

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      Head of Colour, Fergus McCall - The Mill

      December 16, 2020, 1:50 pm
      To celebrate ‘30 Years Of The Mill’ we are turning our focus to the extraordinary people behind our creativity. We asked a snapshot of 30 Makers from across The Mill to share their most inspiring projects from the past, alongside their future-facing insights on the advertising industry and evolution of creative technology. Read below to find out what inspired Head of Colour, Fergus McCall to join The Mill in its infancy and why investing in youth and talent is integral.

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      December 16, 2020, 1:50 pm
      The new photo file format is available for iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max, but what is it and what exactly does it do?

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      30 Years of The Mill | Executive Creative Director

      December 15, 2020, 2:29 pm
      To celebrate ‘30 Years Of The Mill’ we are turning our focus to the extraordinary people behind our creativity. We asked a snapshot of 30 Makers from across The Mill to share their most inspiring projects from the past, alongside their future-facing insights on the advertising industry and evolution of creative technology. Next up we have Executive Creative Director, Wes who discusses how Mitch Stratten’s Toshiba ‘Time Sculpture’ spot influenced him and why we must continue to reinvent ourselves creatively over the decade.

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    • Episode 277 — JEFFREY — The Creative Team
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      Episode 277 — JEFFREY — The Creative Team

      December 15, 2020, 2:28 pm
      Connie Siu is the Writer and Director of short film Jeffrey. She holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, graduated cum laude from SFSU with a BA in Fine Art, and attended UCLA’s Producers Workshop Program. Connie is the former Chairman and co-founder of the San Francisco Chapter of Siggraph, the former Vice-Chair of the U.S. Sports Film Festival, and served as Executive Director of the Pre-Visualization Society.

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    • BEHIND MANK’S INVISIBLE VISUAL EFFECTS
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      BEHIND MANK’S INVISIBLE VISUAL EFFECTS

      December 14, 2020, 2:11 pm
      I recently had the chance to ask Territory Studio about their visual effects work for Mank, which involved the re-creation of Wilshire Blvd from the 1930s. Like those shots, so much of Mank’s VFX work was invisible, involving subtle augmentations to tell the period story.

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      How MIDI files, Houdini and the art of animation m

      December 11, 2020, 2:04 pm
      In Pixar’s upcoming Soul, directed by Pete Docter, one of the challenges the animation studio faced was depicting its main character Joe (Jamie Foxx) playing the piano, believably. That is, animating his fingers to hit the correct keys for the music he was playing.

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      Update: Autodesk Maya 2020.4 & Maya LT 2020.4

      December 10, 2020, 2:14 pm
      To summarize, in Maya 2020.4, Bifrost capabilities expanded and increased. In addition, Maya curves can now be dragged and dropped directly into Bifrost graphs and converted into Bifrost strands. Bifrost graphs now include bifrostGraphShapes.

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      Behind the VFX of 'The Christmas Chronicles 2'

      December 10, 2020, 2:13 pm
      Working with director Chris Columbus, Weta Digital led an extensive effort to bring the world of Netflix’s The Christmas Chronicles 2 to life. The film tells the story of how once-elf-now-human character Belsnickel (Julian Dennison) threatens to cancel Christmas, and how Santa Claus (Kurt Russell) and Mrs. Claus (Goldie Hawn) and their helpful elves and new-found human friends look to save the day.

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      VES Honors 2020 – Gone Virtual Coming December 1

      December 10, 2020, 2:13 pm
      The online event celebrates industry’s innovators, artists and professionals; Ray Scalice, Ken Ralston, Irwin Allen, and Mary Blair among the Founders Award, Lifetime Members, Honorary Members, VES Fellows, and Hall of Fame honorees.

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