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5 Elements of Great Chromakey

Please consider supporting us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ Explore the 5 crucial elements of capturing a great chromakey for your production from space, screen, lighting, camera and post and try your hand at chromakey with a Reporter on the Street Short film.

A Bit of History on Data

Take the full Filmmaker IQ course on the History of Data with sauce and bonus material at: https://filmmakeriq.com/courses/bit-history-data/ Digital media has become the new celluloid – but how much do you know about this medium? Watch this primer on digital data storage and get caught up on the basics of the backbone of every modern […]

Addendum! The One Frame Trick (Now Rectified for YouTube)

In filmmaking the saying goes, the person who really decides how your movie will look is the projectionist. On the Internet, apparently it’s YouTube. And because of that I felt compelled to revisit this topic and address some points brought up in the comments from the previous “Just One Thing” video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7E_mi_xNYOk Help support this […]

Cutting it as an Editor in Hollywood | Film Jobs with Lawrence Jordan ACE

Please consider supporting Filmmaker IQ by becoming a patron on http://Patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ Announcing our brand new show FIlm Jobs – where we sit down with industry professionals and talk about how they got where they are and how you can get your foot in the door of the motion picture industry. In this episode we talk […]

Editing to the Beat – the One Frame Trick

In this installment of “Just One Thing” I talk about a neat editing trick of forcing the cut one frame ahead of the beat to create a more natural feeling cut when cutting to the beat. Help support this channel on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ

Fixing Perspective Issues with Corner Pin

Consider becoming a patron on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ This is a quick tip about using the Corner Pin effect to fix little issues perspective issues that pop up when shooting.

Hollywood’s History of Faking It | The Evolution of Greenscreen Compositing

Please consider supporting us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ Go inside the history of the travelling mattes (now called chromakey) and learn the history of visual trickery used by filmmakers from the earliest filmmakers through to the modern day.

Introduction to Automated Dialogue Replacement (ADR)

Please consider supporting us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ Take the full Filmmaker IQ course on the Automated Dialogue Replacement with sauce and bonus material: https://filmmakeriq.com/courses/introduction-automated-dialogue-replacement/ Sometimes it’s just not possible to get clean dialogue on set – that’s when ADR comes into play. In this course we’ll look at the history of ADR or looping and […]

Introduction to Foley and Sound Effects for Film

Please consider supporting us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ Take the full Filmmaker IQ course on Foley and Sound Effects with sauce and bonus material and submit your very own Foley Film Lab at: https://filmmakeriq.com/courses/introduction-foley-sound-effects/ Very little of what you hear in the movies is real – in this lab we take a look at the art […]

Making of: Outta Sync

Make sure you check out our first official Filmmaker IQ Short! https://youtu.be/zKfhU9ffUAs PC Master Race will accept nothing less than glorious 60 fps, but John proclaims that 24 will be the frame rate of cinema. Now they have come for their revenge and it is up to the sound man to save the day. In […]

Posing and Rendering CGI Characters

Please consider supporting us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ How do we create and pose CGI characters? In this companion course to our “Science of Rendering Photorealistic CGI” (https://youtu.be/Qx_AmlZxzVk) we walk through the steps we use to create, pose and render our mascot using 3D Studio Max, V-Ray as well as Adobe Photoshop and Adobe After Effects. […]

Pulling a Green Key with Something Green in the Shot (AE Tutorial)

Your greenscreen footage has something green in it? Well it’s not a complete death sentence – as long as it’s not identical to the green screen color you may be able to tease it out using the Screen Balance properties of After Effects’ Keylight – John Hess walks through the steps in this “Just One […]