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To The Aotg.com Community,

It is with a heavy heart that we announce we will no longer be updating Aotg.com. Back in 2007, when we started, there was a lack of access to information about film, television, and commercial editing. We wanted to fix that by creating a central location for content about editing to be stored.

Since then, we've watched the amount of content about editing on the internet grow exponentially. We've also watched social media tools come and go with that growth. Does anyone remember Google Wave!? These social media tools changed how people access and search for media and information. People tend to turn to Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for their news and information, and those are all great tools to promote your sites, but as a site that aggregates links to other sites for users, it just doesn't work for us.

We will keep the site live but archive the ability to add links and comments. We will keep our database live with the links for those who desire to use it to search for editing information and research.

Our podcast, The Cutting Room, will move over to the Filmmakeru.com website and will continue to be a place for interviews with editors and other film professionals.

Everyone who worked for Aotg.com loved what we created and are proud that we could help so many editors find content that spoke to them.

I look forward to seeing everyone at the various post events worldwide in the coming years!

Yours truly,
Gordon Burkell
Aotg.com Founder

Remarkable new AI gives us a glimpse of the future for filmmakers

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Put on your best gravelly movie trailer voice and say "Imagine a world...", because in the future, that's how you'll make films: by imagining a world.

A Filmmaker’s Guide to Creating Holograms

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With Stereoscopy's demise, are Holograms the way forward to true 3D? If so, how can you get involved? Let's find out.

How The Midnight Sky extensively used virtual production to recreate impossible environments

May 17, 2022, 08:51 AM

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Released on Netflix in 2020, sci-fi drama The Midnight Sky made extensive use of virtual production technology to tell a story set in two harsh and alien environments: deep space and the Arctic.

What does virtual production have in common with the metaverse?

May 13, 2022, 12:41 PM

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There's a family resemblance between these two technologies, and they are closely related. But the full answer is nuanced.

Wylie Co. adds compositing and Unreal Engine talent

May 12, 2022, 08:48 AM

https://www.postmagazine.com/Press-Center/Daily-Ne...

CULVER CITY, CA — Wylie Co. (https://wylie.co) recently welcomed Daniel Lang back as full-time staff compositor, as well as added Unreal Engine artist Bryan Bigler. Lang has been a Nuke compositor for over 10 years, but has been creating visual effects since he was a teenager. He got his start working with Maxon’s Cinema 4D and later learned Adobe After Effects, developing his skills while working on his own projects until he started working for The Mill in 2010. He was hired as a compositor...

Behind the Title: AFX Creative VFX Supervisor Tom Connors

May 12, 2022, 08:46 AM

https://postperspective.com/behind-the-title-afx-c...

Tom Connors is a VFX supervisor at Santa Monica-based AFX Creative, a studio providing post services for the advertising and entertainment industries. Their offerings include VFX, motion design, finishing and color grading. We recently spoke with Connors to find out more about his work. Can you talk about what being a VFX supervisor entails? Continue reading → May 11, 2022 The post Behind the Title: AFX Creative VFX Supervisor Tom Connors appeared first on postPerspective.

Mohsen Moradi VFX

May 12, 2022, 08:45 AM

https://www.toolfarm.com/news/mohsen-moradi-vfx-3d...

VFX/3D artist Mohsen Moradi created some surreal and action-packed VFX involving trains, planes, and automobiles. According to the description on one of the videos, he uses Autodesk 3ds Max and V-Ray for 3ds Max. It’s incredible work! Check it out!

VFX Notes Doctor Strange The Magic Mystery Tour

May 12, 2022, 08:44 AM

https://beforesandafters.com/2022/05/12/vfx-notes-...

In part 2 of our Doctor Strange discussion at VFX Notes, Hugo Guerra from Hugo’s Desk and Ian Failes from befores & afters break down Method Studios’ work on the multi-verse sequence in the film. Here’s my past coverage of this sequence back at vfxblog.

The Morning Watch VFX Artists React To The Last A

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In this edition, watch the Corridor Crew react to the awful VFX work in "The Last Airbender" and praise the fantastic and subtle CGI of "Logan." Plus, the cast and crew of "Picard" break down the shocking season 2 finale of the show. And finally, celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month by watching part of the "Monsters University" Pixar short "Party Central" played in Korean, Japanese, Mandarin, and Cantonese. Party on, dudes!

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