Need some inspiration? South by Southwest Film and Music Festival released a list of the finalists in the Title Sequence Category from Film and Television productions. The final awards will be present on Tuesday, March 13 at 8pm.Read More
It was Harry Tatelman’s job to convert Universal’s films into television fare by taking out the foul language, and some of the violence and nudity. When he was given the task of editing Scarface’s 160 ‘F’ words along with its other blue content few thought it could be done. But in the end it may be the most creative censorship ever to hit the TV airwaves.Read More
Philip Bloom asked seven professional editors (Michael Friedman, Cameron King, Adam Barton, Eli Ungar-Sargon, Alan Seawright, Chip Dizárd) to share their experiences with working with the much maligned Final Cut Pro X. Perhaps the lover’s scorn for the Apple editing system was more emotional than rational?Read More
Apple just released Final Cut Pro X 10.0.3 – and with the addition of a small numeral change comes a handful of important updates, key among them multi-cam support, advanced chromakey tools, support for output cards for preview monitors, and (about time) an upgrade path to import old FCP 7 projects into X (although you have to pay for that feature)Read More
The filmmakers at our favorite underwater film production, The Underwater Realm, talk about what it takes to put together a 16 terabyte media server running on Infiniband to safely store and stream Red Epic Raw files for a fraction of the cost of an enterprise grade server.Read More
In the 90s, colorizing old cartoons seemed like a no-brainer, what could distract little tykes better than a swatchful of color? In 1992, Ted Turner, on his colorization bender took a batch of old black and whites, shipped them to South Korea where they were hand traced, colored in and reshot. Read More
Rubicon is AMC Original Series that follows a beleaguered and brilliant government analyst who, after being faced with a shocking tragedy, begins to uncover clues that could point to a complex and sinister consipiracy. To portray that paranoia, Creative Director Karin Fong studied infrastructure, battle graphs, and 70s psycho movies to craft the final version of the opening title animation.
Add a little extra pizzaz with this basic tutorial demonstrating how to create intricate and mesmerizing wipes in Adobe After Effects and applying them to footage in Adobe Premiere. CS5.5 used for both programs but this technique can be used on older versions of the software.