May 27, 2019, 12:17 pm
Weta Digital handled a lot of complex visual effects work in the final season of Game of Thrones, totalling some 600 shots. To get a sense of how some of that broke down, befores & afters talked to visual effects supervisor Martin Hill about three particular aspects of the work: creatures, fire and atmospherics. Come with us on a visual journey through this work to find out how it was accomplished on a very large scale.
I’m a true believer in the idea that sound design alone can turn a good movie into a spectacular one. Although it’s not always easy to single out, specific techniques in sound design bring nuance and atmosphere to a film and are absolutely crucial for tone management. In Nerdwriter’s video essay “Harry Potter: What Magic Sounds Like,” the YouTuber breaks down sound design techniques and the evolution of spellcasting sounds over the eight Harry Potter movies.
Hedge just released the new Postlab, a tool enabling FCPX users to share libraries, track and save changes, with complete version control.
More and more facilities are turning to Premiere Pro as their core NLE. Designed for groups of 5 or more users, VPMS EditMate, from Arvato Systems, keeps things simple by taking care of the complexity.
Postlab, the collaboration tool that allows Final Cut Pro X Editors to work together has been released today. Oliver Peters takes a first look at this FCPX Library versioning, collaboration and archiving tool.
We continue to hear complaints that Avid is no longer releasing useful new features in the Pro Tools updates. In this article, we are going to cover all the new features, changes, rebranding and bundled products for Pro Tools 2019 through to the release of Pro Tools 2018.10 and leave you to make your own mind up as to whether Avid is delivering enough new features or the right new features…
American Cinema Editors announced the nominees for the 70th Annual ACE Eddie Awards today. The awards will be voted on by December 16th and are announced on January 17th. The 2020 Eddies schedule is starting almost three weeks earlier than usual, due to the 2020 Oscars® moving up to Feb. 9, 2020.
Eric Barba began his visual effects career more than 27 years ago. After working for nearly 20 years at Digital Domain, he joined ILM in 2016. He took care of the effects of films such as ZODIAC, TRON: LEGACY, OBLIVION and ONLY THE BRAVE. He won an Oscar for Best Visual Effects for THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON.
A pair of excellent videos, shows off Apple’s massive Mac Pro packaging (recyclable, of course) and a chance to see the new shiny at work. Both Marques Brownlee and iJustine have had the machines for a few weeks now, which gives them a chance to share some real world experience.
Available in 250 GB, 500 GB and 1 TB, the newest member of the award-winning WD Blue portfolio, is announced: meet the WD Blue SN550 NVMe SSD.
Gordon sits down with Jeffrey Ford and Matthew Schmidt to discuss the editing of Endgame.
Lawrence Jordan joins Gordon to discuss editing, 2-pop, and his new venture Master the workflow.
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