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November 3, 2010, 11:24 am
In Final Cut Pro it can be very useful to not show the audio track names. Because the audio track name goes right over top of the waveform when you have them active, they can make seeing the waveform difficult. Especially at an edit where the name of the outgoing clip is right next to the name of the incoming clip. Depending on how zoomed in on the timeline you are this can make a significant amount of the waveform difficult to see.
February 2, 2021, 1:11 pm
There is an example in marketing: If you have a migraine and you head to a pharmacy, you’ll see one medicine that says, “Cures All Aches and Pains” and another that says, “Cures All Migraines”. They both do the same thing and they’re made by the same company.
February 1, 2021, 1:46 pm
Mixing can seem like a dark art reserved for the chosen few, for some mixing their first tracks can send their head in a spin. Great mixers are worth their weight in gold and in high demand, but for many, the chance of ever having a top mix engineer get near your stuff is highly unlikely. Here are 5 ways to a better mix that don’t cost a penny.
January 27, 2021, 5:27 pm
Spike Lee chose one helluva place to tell Terence Blanchard, his composer of 30 years, about his next project, “Da 5 Bloods.” “He told me about it right after the Oscar program [in 2019],” Blanchard tells Gold Derby at our Meet the BTL Experts: Film Composers panel (watch above). “He was standing in the aisle and he said, ‘Hey, man, I’m on a plane tomorrow going to shoot the next film.’ I went, ‘What? Why don’t you take a break, dude? Just sit down and relax.’ And he said, ‘No, man, I gotta get it done.’ And I was like, ‘OK.'”
January 27, 2021, 1:43 pm
In this Blackmagic Design video, Sam Nicholson, CEO of Stargate Studios, demonstrates how he shoots 12x4K VFX background plates on a stabilized driving rig using Blackmagic Design URSA Mini Pro 12K cameras.
January 26, 2021, 5:51 pm
Nathan McGuinness has over 20 years experience in visual effects. He founded the studio Asylum in 1999 where he has worked on films such as Pearl Harbor, Black Hawk Down, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. When Asylum closes in 2011, he joins the DNEG team and has worked on projects such as Battleship, Total Recall, Furious 6 and Westworld.
January 26, 2021, 1:55 pm
The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
January 25, 2021, 1:05 pm
The Gnomon Workshop has released Creating Creature Hair & Fur Grooms in Houdini, a masterclass in current VFX production workflows recorded by ILM groom artist Kristin Farrensteiner.
Editor Sam Rice Edwards joins us from the UK to discuss his work on the Youtube documentary Life In A Day 2020.
Gordon sits down with Marco Capalbo to discuss editing for Werner Herzog and crafting Fireball: Visitors from Darker Worlds. ...
Editor Mikeel Nielsen and Sound Designer Nicolas Becker discuss creating the film The Sound of Metal. We explore how to make ...
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