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December 7, 2011, 10:02 am
Welcome to this week's Tip of the Week! After Effects has great tools for character animation called the Puppet tool. The Puppet Pin tool places a mesh over your footage using the alpha channel. You can add points to this mesh that allow to distort it and animate it, using gestural animation with your pen or mouse.
January 26, 2010, 12:48 pm
Here's part two of my interview with Steven Rosenblum. In this part we focus on 3D editing. The video we mention is the youtube link below look to the 7:35 mark for the yoyo part.
January 26, 2010, 8:17 am
Here’s a feature that’s been around forever, but many people don’t seem to be aware of it. Say you want to find a piece of data logged for a particular clip. You open the appropriate bin, but the column containing the info you’re interested in isn’t displayed...
January 25, 2010, 8:16 am
The ASE would like to congratulates its members who picked up awards. The Avid Award for Best Editing in An Australian Short Film went to Mark Burnett for GPS. GPS, tells the story of Thompson, a seven-year-old runt with a gift for direction,who has one dream in life - to be the voice of a GPS navigator. It was a real hit with the audience.
January 25, 2010, 8:16 am
Everyone always says "there’s a million ways to cut this" yet rarely ever sees examples of it. Well, you’re in for a treat, courtesy of the students of Bellevue College in Seattle, Washington. Their professor, Robert Backstrand, worked with us to build the entire curriculum of his editing classes around footage available at Editmentor.com. Here’s a sampling of Copier Wars edits from students who prove creativity is indeed alive and well.
January 25, 2010, 8:15 am
In my experience few productions – be they film or television – are well planned from a workflow perspective. It seems that people do what’s apparently cheapest, or what they have done in the past. This is both dangerous – because the production workflow hasn’t been tested – and inefficient.
January 23, 2010, 8:14 am
When editing a documentary you very often find yourself using stock footage or photos. And in case you didn’t know it, stock footage and photos cost money to license for use in your projects. Sometimes they are inexpensive(say $5/second) and sometimes they are exorbitant ($60/sec with a 10 second minimum). Because you have a limited budget on your documentaries, it is up to the editor to keep track of how much stock footage they are using, and to use it responsibly...
January 23, 2010, 8:13 am
Premier Apple Reseller in the North of England GBM Digital Technologies, is offering a free Essentials Tools for Video event, featuring Final Cut Pro, on 2nd February in Manchester. Held at the legendary Band on the Wall venue, the Apple focused event will see presentations from Apple professional Jonathan Eric Tyrrell and marketing expert Julian Gratton. Visitors can also take advantage of special offers on Apple Authorised Training courses should they wish.
January 22, 2010, 8:13 am
On February 18th, 2010, at the Universal Hilton, Createasphere’s Entertainment Technology Exposition (ETE) will present the key experts who helped bring the biggest movie of all time to the screen and beyond, to share their insights and experiences. Dan Restuccio, West Coast Editor of POST Magazine, will moderate the discussion and screening. The blue-ribbon panel includes Joyce Cox, Visual Effects Producer (VES Nominee for "Avatar"), John Refuoa, ACE, (Eddie nominated for "Avatar"), Stephen...
January 22, 2010, 8:12 am
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) recently announced the nominations for its 2010 Orange British Academy Film Awards, and there are some familiar names and titles on the list, at least for anyone who has been following the post-production nominees from the various organizations that hand out annual awards.
Gordon Burkell sits down with Beth Morgan to discuss the costume design for GLOW.
Gordon Burkell sits down with Tanya Swerling to discuss her work on the show GLOW.
Gordon Burkell sits down with Bill Turro to talk about the editing of GLOW on Netflix. This is the first in a three-part seri ...
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