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  • Making a Matte Painting with Elements in Motion

    Making a Matte Painting with Elements in Motion

    May 1, 2012, 8:18 am
    In the days of early motion picture making the art of "matte painting" was a process of actually painting with oils on a plate glass that was then shot in position in front of a scene on location or in the studio where the film would be exposed by the combined images through the camera's lens, creating an illusion that the actors int...

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    • Maya 2017: More mograph, less mental ray
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      Maya 2017: More mograph, less mental ray

      August 1, 2016, 2:01 pm
      Autodesk has announced a major update to its flagship 3D digital content creation package. If you’re not using Maya, its newly found motion graphics legs may give you reason. If you are using a previous version, mental ray’s departure may leave you crying. In recent years the 3D digital content creation market has increasingly split The post Maya 2017: More mograph, less mental ray appeared first on ProVideo Coalition.

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    • Loathing and Loving Prisma
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      Loathing and Loving Prisma

      August 1, 2016, 9:19 am
      You’ve probably noticed your Instagram feed getting filled with fine art-ish looking pictures from your friends. You’re also certain that none of your friends are actual fine artists, or at least not good enough to make such interesting images out of their usual mundane Instagram imagery. Chances are, they’re using Prisma, an app for iOS The post Loathing and Loving Prisma appeared first on ProVideo Coalition.

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    • Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED –
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      Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED –

      July 28, 2016, 12:27 pm
      In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe takes a look at a common situation that editors run into, and that’s when a producer/director asks them to remove an element from a shot. Whether it’s a sign on a wall, or even a boat on an empty ocean, this is a fairly simple task, assuming the footage The post Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – BCC Remover and Mocha BCC appeared first on ProVideo Coalition.

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    • Developing An Awareness of Color
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      Developing An Awareness of Color

      July 27, 2016, 4:03 pm
      Color awareness came slowly to me, but now I can’t escape it. Read on, and follow me down the rabbit hole. This article started out as an analysis of how different cameras see color, but evolved into something more. First I’m going to talk about color perception and the basics of learning how to see The post Developing An Awareness of Color appeared first on ProVideo Coalition.

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    • ART OF THE CUT with the editing team of “Star Tr
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      ART OF THE CUT with the editing team of “Star Tr

      July 27, 2016, 9:11 am
      This Art of the Cut we chat with three of the four editors who cut “Star Trek Beyond.” Steven Sprung, ACE is an Emmy®-nominated editor whose credits include the HBO series “Entourage,” NBC’s “Community” and “Arrested Development.” Kelly Matsumoto previously collaborated with director Justin Lin on Fast & Furious 6. Her other film credits include The post ART OF THE CUT with the editing team of “Star Trek Beyond” appeared first on ProVideo Coalition.

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    • Fusion 8.2 now on Mac/Windows/Linux, for free
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      Fusion 8.2 now on Mac/Windows/Linux, for free

      July 26, 2016, 4:50 pm
      Blackmagic Design has announced that Fusion, a high-end VFX package, is now available on Linux as well as Mac OS X and Windows. Fusion 8.2 is a free public beta, available today. The full press release follows: Blackmagic Design Announces Fusion 8.2 is now available on Linux free of charge The world’s most advanced visual effects The post Fusion 8.2 now on Mac/Windows/Linux, for free appeared first on ProVideo Coalition.

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    • ART OF THE CUT WITH Oscar Winner CONRAD BUFF IV, A
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      ART OF THE CUT WITH Oscar Winner CONRAD BUFF IV, A

      July 22, 2016, 5:51 am
      In one way or another, Conrad Buff IV has played a part in the post of some of the most iconic cinema of the last forty years: “Return of the Jedi,” “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” “E.T.,” “Ghostbusters,” “Spaceballs,” “The Abyss,” “Terminator 2” and “Titanic.” 33 credits as editor, 11 more as assistant editor or The post ART OF THE CUT WITH Oscar Winner CONRAD BUFF IV, ACE on “The Huntsman: Winter’s War” appeared first on ProVideo Coalition.

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    • R.I.P., VHS VCRs
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      R.I.P., VHS VCRs

      July 21, 2016, 4:52 am
      Japan’s last manufacturer of VHS VCRs, Funai Electric Company, will end production of the recorders this month, as reported by Anime News Network. Funai sold 750,000 VHS machines last year, but it’s getting harder to get parts from suppliers and the market is declining, so it’s the end of the line for the format after 40 The post R.I.P., VHS VCRs appeared first on ProVideo Coalition.

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    • Creating and animating 3D logos in Motion
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      Creating and animating 3D logos in Motion

      July 20, 2016, 12:09 pm
      This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training how you can turn a flat logo into a 3D animation by using the text features of Motion. Now you may ask, what does text have to do with making a logo 3D or animating it? Well, one of the interesting things about The post Creating and animating 3D logos in Motion appeared first on ProVideo Coalition.

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    • Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED –
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      Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED –

      July 19, 2016, 5:45 am
      In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe answers a great viewer question about the Audio Ducking feature in Media Composer, and whether it’s possible to drop super long VO’s into your timelines, with no editing done to them, and still work with Audio Ducking, or is it based on the in and out points of edited The post Let’s Edit with Media Composer – ADVANCED – Audio Ducking In-Depth appeared first on ProVideo Coalition.

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