This is the third and final article in the post production process for the theatrical feature film War Room which I co-edited with director, Alex Kendrick. This article will walk through the steps from picture lock through the audio editing, sound design and final mix.
People frequently ask about how to choose and connect a video monitor to their computerized editing system. Some people want to do serious grading and have budget for an HP DreamColor or other high-end device designed specifically for critical evaluation, while others have a shoestring budget and really just want to edit, not do serious grading. I have already dedicated several articles to the DreamColor and its ideal connection. This article is focused on how to pick an inexpensive 1080p monitor for video editing, and the ideal connection.
When producing large scale video projections it's important to establish some type of preview, to guage how the content will look when projected. There are a variety of techniques available to do this.
In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about your Import settings, and focuses in on a very important aspect of importing, and that is supported codecs inside of Media Composer. If you don't set up your imports correctly, you'll end up recompressing your footage, instead of re-wrapping it.
After Effects features a 3D Camera Tracker that examines already-shot footage and attempts to reverse-engineer where the camera was during the shot, creating a 3D camera to match. This allows you to add new objects in 3D space that match the movement and perspective of the underlying footage.
IBC featured no shortage of new products and updates, and the promises made about the impact such things will be able to have are as loud as they are pervasive. No doubt, some of them could positively impact the way professionals work, while others are nothing but hyperbole. Taking the time to dig with exhibitors at their booth is the only real way to tell which products are going to be worthwhile, but with more than 1,700 companies exhibiting at IBC, how are you supposed to find the time to do so?
28 Days of Cinematography Insights
Day 18 - 28 Days of Cinematography Insights - Is silhouetting more about a fit for the story or an opportunity presented by a set/location?
Day 26 - 28 Days of Cinematography Insights - How do you draw the line between being stylized and overdoing it?
Choose a video monitor for editing & connect it the best wayPeople frequently ask about how to choose and connect a video monitor to their computerized editing system. Some people want to do serious grading and have budget for an HP DreamColor or other high-end device designed specifically for critical evaluation, while...
Do you need to see your video full screen while you edit? Do you have a shoestring budget? Read ahead.
RED RAVEN lands February 2016RED has a new camera in its line of professional cameras, the RED RAVEN. Capable of recording in 4K at up to 120 fps, it will cost $5,950 for the camera BRAIN only. Expect to pay more for the whole...
RED has a new camera in its line of professional cameras, the RED RAVEN. Capable of recording in 4K at up to 120 fps, it will cost $5,950 for the camera BRAIN only. Expect to pay more for the whole system.
PowerDirector 14: free live webinarThe recently launched PowerDirector 14 from Cyberlink, already mentioned here at ProVideo Coalition, offers multiple new features and tools, and these aspects will be...
With the launch of PowerDirector 14 and the new Director Family lineup, Cyberlink is promoting the products as much as they can. A free live webinar is a fast way to discover what’s new in the programs.
Camtrac: “all-terrain” camera dollyThe creator of the Camtrac, Dan Eckert, expects to raise enough money to make the project a reality. The Camtrac dolly will only be funded if at least $75,000 is pledged by
Camtrac is a new project showing up on Kickstarter, presented as the world’s first fully adaptable camera dolly designed for time lapse, hyperlapse and video production.
Experience 4K, the FS7 and the entire end-to-end workflow that goes from camera to displayCameras like the FS7 and formats like 4K have and continue to change the way professionals approach their craft. But what sort of advantages do new cameras like the FS7 offer? Is the user experience that much different from some of their older cameras? What advantages are inherent with cameras like the F65?
Sony's Digital Motion Picture Center heads up to Northern California on October 20th
This is the third and final article in the post production process for the theatrical feature film War Room which I co-edited with director, Alex Kendrick. The first article described the dailies process through the creative edit and...