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Editor Erik Tobeler Joins 11 Dollar Bill

December 7, 2021, 08:50 AM


CHICAGO and BOULDER—11 Dollar Bill has added editor Erik Tobeler to its growing creative team. Tobeler, who brings experience in advertising, branded content, documentaries and other media, will be based out of the company’s Boulder office and assume the post of Creative Lead. Among his first projects is a moving public service announcement for The Climate Reality Project which launched during the organization’s annual 24 Hours of Reality event.

Academy Announces 26 Animated Features Eligible fo

December 7, 2021, 08:50 AM


The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has just released their list of feature films eligible for consideration in the Animated Feature Film, Documentary Feature, and International Feature Film categories for the 94th Academy Awards.

Less Than 24 Hours to Get the Ultimate Resolve Cou

December 7, 2021, 08:49 AM


Hey guys, this is just a quick heads up that this year’s Black Friday sale of the Ultimate Resolve Course Bundle by Alex Jordan and his team at LearnColorGrading.com and Filmsimplified.com will be gone for good in less than 24 hours!

What is Tone in Literature & Film — A Guide for Storytellers

December 6, 2021, 08:44 AM


What is tone? To answer that question we have to place tone in an appropriate context. Tone can refer to the intonation/pitch of acoustics, the meeting of light and shadow, the firmness of muscles, etc. — but we’re going to focus on what tone means in storytelling. Tone is how an artist feels towards the art they create — sounds simple enough right? Well, consider this: how do we know how an artist feels? We’re going to explore that question by looking at examples from Ayn Rand, Federico...

3 Types of Irony Every Storyteller Should Know (with Examples)

December 6, 2021, 08:44 AM


⌂ Types OF IronyVerbal IronySituational IronyDramatic Irony We encounter irony every day: in our favorite movies, TV shows, and in our own lives. Most people have a general understanding of irony but there are also a lot of misconceptions about it. For example, were you aware that there are 3 different types of irony? In this article, we’re going to define irony in all its variations. Whether you’re writing a short story or a screenplay, irony can be a powerful storytelling tool. Continue...

Transistors run the world. So how do they work?

December 6, 2021, 08:43 AM


Without transistors the modern world would simply not exist. But how do they work, and how do modern, atomic sized versions compare with the originals?

Useful Tools for Editors: So Long 2021 Edition

December 6, 2021, 08:43 AM


It’s been nearly a year since I published a Useful Tools for Editors column so the coming end of 2021 seems like it’s time for another. Before we begin though … I so love this so I thought I’d embed it first. Any comic strip that mentions sync is alright in my book. This is legitimately [...]Read More... from Useful Tools for Editors: So Long 2021 Edition

How VR painting and animation tool Quill helped ma

December 6, 2021, 08:43 AM


The latest film in Baobab Studios rich history of immersive and experimental projects is Erick Oh’s Namoo. This name translates to ‘tree’ in Korean, and the film tells the story of a man’s life from birth to death.

Realtime and comp meet How you can use the new U

December 6, 2021, 08:43 AM


With Nuke 13.1, Foundry has made several updates to its flagship compositing software, while also recognizing the growing trend of virtual production and real-time rendering work going on right now in visual effects and animation.

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