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Term of the week: Moire pattern

Term of the week: Moire pattern

Watch this important definition before dressing your talent for the shoot. Click here to watch this week’s visual glossary term from moviola.com…

Term of the week: Squib

Term of the week: Squib

Not a squid nor a Houdini Squab, the squib is essential for dying well on film. Click here to watch this week’s visual glossary term from moviola.com…

Free moviola.com course for July: Writing dialogue

Free moviola.com course for July: Writing dialogue

Movie and TV characters don’t talk like us; they’re much more interesting. Our conversations are filled with gems like, “Did you see that thing last…

Term of the week: Dutch

Term of the week: Dutch

An often overlooked angle in the camera’s arsenal. Click here to watch this week’s visual glossary term from moviola.com…

Watch “Shooting Stock Video for Profit” On-Demand at moviola.com

Watch “Shooting Stock Video for Profit” On-Demand at moviola.com

Everyone would love to get paid for their work after they have shot video.  However, unless you are working on a series or a feature it is likely you are…

Term of the week: Broadcast safe

Term of the week: Broadcast safe

In the digital era, it’s easy to get lazy about delivery standards. But adhering to broadcast safe standards is an essential part of creating content that’s ready for…

Term of the week: Float space

Term of the week: Float space

Float space was once the domain of visual effects artists and color scientists. Now with the impending move to HDR displays it’s a concept everyone in the biz needs…

Term of the week: Hi Boys

Term of the week: Hi Boys

No, not the flirtatious greeting of a fifties starlet. Instead, the Hi boy is a staple of production lighting. Click here to watch this week’s visual glossary term from…

Watch “Production and Post Workflow Solutions With Thunderbolt” On-Demand at moviola.com

Watch “Production and Post Workflow Solutions With Thunderbolt” On-Demand at moviola.com

In this presentation, Gary Adcock talks about the various benefits of Thunderbolt. You’ll learn a brief history of Thunderbolt, the benefits of the built-in display port, and how…

Term of the week: Second sticks

Term of the week: Second sticks

In this week’s free glossary entry from moviola.com we look at the on-set protocol surrounding the use of “second sticks.” As always, click through to watch. About…