Katee Sackhoff talks about how she got the role of Starbuck, her new show Longmire, and her brother seeing her boob at the Riddick premiere.
Time-lapse photography allows Dustin Farrell to capture amazing imagery that no other medium allows—and that even eludes the human eye. He can track the passage of clouds and stars, and document the tiny changes in landscapes and everyday scenes over time. Find out how he shoots his time-lapse photos and reassembles them into remarkable films in this installment of Start to Finish.
Whether your going trick-or-treating or intend on creating some eye effects for your horror film, you may want to take caution when using colored contact lenses.
Does your Halloween costume include decorative contact lenses? If so, the Food and Drug Administration has a warning for you: Make sure you get a prescription from an optometrist or other eye care professional.
Eyes that are red, purple, cat-like or otherwise creepy can certainly enhance a costume, but what should really scare consumers are some of the health risks of wearing cosmetic lenses purchased at a Halloween store or other non-medical setting, the FDA says. Risks include scratching or infecting the cornea (the clear, outer layer of the eye); conjunctivitis (also known as pink eye); impaired vision; and even blindness, according to the agency.
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Have you ever needed to add a glow to a specific color? Like an explosion, or signal light without affecting the rest of the image. In this short tutorial Andrew Kramer of VideoCopilot shows technique that will allow you add a glow to a specific color only and avoid the color mixing that occurs when using traditional luminance based glows.
The Drawing Board Web Series introduces a shoulder rig and a handheld rig from the ikan Elements line, designed to improve the stability of your footage.
The internet streaming giant wants to displace the movie theater.
If you hate spending money to see lame new Hollywood movies in theaters, Netflix wants to fix that for you, by letting you watch all of the lame new Hollywood movies on your own couch. This, in Netflix’s estimation, might actually make movies better. It would almost certainly improve Netflix’s profits.
“Why not premiere movies on Netflix the same day they’re opening in theaters?” Ted Sarandos, Netflix’s Chief Content Officer, said during his keynote speech at the 2013 Film Independent Forum on Saturday in Los Angeles, Calif. “Why not follow what the consumers desire, to watch things when they want, instead of spending tens of millions of dollars to advertise to people who may not even live near a theater?”
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Nicolas Edelbach reviews Quentin Tarantino’s casting decisions and how often times second choices have struck cinematic gold.
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A shot-by-shot investigation of the three-way standoff at the climax of Sergio Leone’s The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, revealing mathematical patterns, images of thought, and pure musical rhythm.
DigitalRev TV done Pro Tog, Cheap Camera Challenge for 2-years now. This video is a roundup of the key qualities that professional photographers show when dealing with subject matters and how you can use that for your own photography.