This quick tutorial by BakersTuts shows you how to create a lens explosion to emphasize a shot or kill. Make two layers, the one on top with the cc lens and color correction.
It took 25 animators over 5 months to create this video with 350,000 Post-it Notes. It marks the opening of a new store for Brazilian shoemaker Melissa in São Paulo. More than 30,000 people took the opportunity to write messages on the Post It notes.
The Wrap – What happens in Vegas… ends up on this Podcast
Filmmaker IQ’s John Hess runs down all the juicy details of the 2011 Las Vegas Film Festival including the a winning “Best Independent Film” for Pitch Black – a short film developed right here on Filmmaker IQ.com
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No IQ Weekly Wrap up this week because we ran out of time. We will cover the best articles from last week (and there were some AWESOME ones) in next week’s podcast.
Rob Tinworth cut this retrospective of 10 years of Final Cut Pro using what else… Avid Media Composer.
Read about the making of this video here.
Night photographers have one big thing in common: a true love of the dark. Rather than looking at night photography as an extension of daytime shooting with added complications, they embrace the unique challenges of nocturnal photography for the tremendous wealth of creative opportunities it offers.
Go behind the scenes on the production set of “The Hobbit” with director Peter Jackson.
From the AV Club: The Royal Tenenbaums is set in New York, but not really. The city viewers see in the film certainly looks like New York, but the names have been changed and, in at least one case, an iconic landmark covered up. Consequently, the house that Royal Tenenbaum (Gene Hackman) bought in the winter of his 35th year is located on Archer Avenue in the film, not in Harlem on Convent Avenue at 144th Street, as it is in real life.