June 18, 2019, 6:16 am
No matter whether your memories of George Lucas' Star Wars prequels are fond or furious, there's no denying that, at the time that films were released, their cutting-edge visual effects were unlike anything else out there--but how do they hold up today? It's a question that the VFX experts at CorridorCrew take the time to answer.
Star Wars' Millennium Falcon is one of the most iconic spaceships in the history of movies. In addition to being the coolest Star Wars toy ever, the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy has an amazing origin story for how ILM model makers brought Han Solo's ride to life. Thanks to Film Twitter's most underrated account, Spaceshipsporn, Star Wars fans now have the complete making-of story -- a DVD special feature by way of Twitter thread.
That line from James Cameron’s script for Titanic, coming deep into scenes of the chaotic sinking of the famous cruiseliner, might sound simple enough. But it would turn out to be the basis of one of the blockbuster film’s most memorable shots.
Sony has been using the phrase “beyond definition” in promotional literature for a while, and it’s a very apposite slogan. We hardly need to say that...
Kelley Dixon, ACE began her career in in the early 90s assisting on movies like Reservoir Dogs, Leaving Normal and Good Will Hunting. She moved on to edit TV series like Luck, Shameless, Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead, Halt and Catch Fire and Better Call Saul, plus TV Pilots and TV movies.
Today at IBC, Adobe announced that it was bringing in a new feature called Auto Reframe to Premiere Pro. Harnessing the power of machine learning through Adobe Sensei, the new feature will be able to automatically reframe and format your projects into a vast variety of aspect ratios, all with a simple drag and drop. The result is accelerating tedious manual tasks without sacrificing your creative control to automatic templates.
In this video David Shapton and Bas Goossens pick some highlights from day three at IBC 2019. One of the big trends of this year is the prevalance of 6K cameras, and Bas outlines the advantages of using such resolutions in your post workflow. Meanwhile David discusses the huge leaps being taken with AI in post, highlighting some of the incredible feats that are now possible.
Lawrence Jordan joins Gordon to discuss editing, 2-pop, and his new venture Master the workflow.
Gordon sits down with Michelle Miller to discuss the makeup of PEN15
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