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April 12, 2012, 3:51 pm
This two-part video presentation looks behind the scenes at two different building projection projects – a small scale production for New Year's Eve in Melbourne, Australia, and a large scale event for the Alfa Bank in Russia – the largest building projection ever staged to date. In part 2 we take a detailed look at the After Effects workflow used to create the animations for the Melbourne projections, and how the ZBorn Toy and Freeform plugins were used.
May 21, 2015, 9:32 am
“An Evening with Fred Astaire” shines to this day as an example of excellence in early television. The program was produced in the midst of the turbulence over television's transition from kinescopes to videotape, monochrome to color, and live to recorded. But NBC, the network that aired it, was working through dilemmas largely of its own making.
May 19, 2015, 12:20 pm
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May 19, 2015, 4:51 am
I was recently working on an edit that used footage captured by two shooters covering a weekend event. The shooters had two different shooting styles. One chose to mainly keep the camera rolling when composing images and finding different shots so there were long clips with a lot of repositioning of the framing and finding focus. The other would, for the most part, stop rolling after a shot choosing to get focus and composition before rolling. That meant the latter shooter’s folder was ful...
May 18, 2015, 4:21 pm
A common trick is to use the Stroke effect to wipe on a line along a mask path. You can do the same using the Trim Paths operator for a shape layer. But, how can you control where that path starts and ends? The secret is understanding the First Vertex Point. If you drew a mask or shape path by hand, this is where you first clicked with the Pen tool. But if the path was created automatically - say, by converting a text layer into outlines - this first point is determined by the software, not you.
May 17, 2015, 9:05 am
Fabienne Bouville, ACE, will be among a select group of editors featured in Manhattan Edit Workshop’s Sight, Sound and Story event on June 13th featuring the likes of Michael Barenbaum, ACE, William Goldenberg (Oscar Winner), and Sydney Wolinsky, ACE. Bouville’s been working consistently in scripted TV with stints as an editor on “Nip/Tuck,” “Glee,” “American Horror Story” and “Masters of Sex.”
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When I watch TV I always love the little references to film or television editors. What's your favourite?
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This week's Post Mortem covers budget cuts in Canada and Australia, Animation Emmy Winners, Avengers VFX, and more.
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