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Sundance Film Festival: storytelling using VR, AR, AI and mixed reality

Sundance Film Festival: storytelling using VR, AR, AI and mixed reality

The 2019 Sundance Film Festival is the place to go to see first-hand the dynamic crossroads of film, art and technology pushing, as Robert Redford said, ”the boundaries of…

Photo Tour: Canon Burbank

Photo Tour: Canon Burbank

In late December I visited Canon Burbank, an 11,000 square foot, purpose-built facility where you can see Canon’s stills,  video, and cine cameras; take classes; test equipment…

5 Color Illusions that Colorists & filmmakers should be familiar with

5 Color Illusions that Colorists & filmmakers should be familiar with

Optical illusions and irregular visual phenomena mean many things to us. Simple enough to be enjoyed by anyone, yet perplexing enough to keep researchers busy in the foreseeable future. Their…

AE Project Diary: 8) 3D City

AE Project Diary: 8) 3D City

This city flythrough was created entirely using After Effects, with the final composition involving over 18,000 layers.  I made this almost 7 years ago, at the start of 2012…

ART OF THE CUT with Hank Corwin, ACE on editing VICE

ART OF THE CUT with Hank Corwin, ACE on editing VICE

Hank Corwin, ACE, was nominated for an ACE Eddie for The Horse Whisperer; and for an Oscar and won an ACE Eddie for The Big Short. Editing work also includes…

Congratulations to the Oscar nominated editors

Congratulations to the Oscar nominated editors

Art of the Cut congratulates all of the Oscar nominated editors for Best Film Editing How hard did they work for these nominations? Read the interviews! BlacKkKlansman- Barry Alexander Brown…

Classic Course: Box Blur

Classic Course: Box Blur

Want to decide how smooth or coarse your blur is? This is the effect to use. The next few movies we’re going to share from our retired Insight Into…

Michael Semanick – Storytelling with Sound

Michael Semanick – Storytelling with Sound

Michael Semanick is an award-winning rerecording mixer of some of the most creative and celebrated films to come out of Hollywood in recent decades. He’s collaborated with the…

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – What’s New in Title Studio 2019

Let’s Edit with Media Composer – What’s New in Title Studio 2019

In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about the newest updates to Boris Continuum Complete 2019’s Title Studio. This first, in a multi-part tutorial series, will focus…

ART OF THE CUT on “Black Panther” with editor Michael Shawver

ART OF THE CUT on “Black Panther” with editor Michael Shawver

Editor Michael Shawver has edited all of director Ryan Coogler’s films, starting with Fruitvale Station and Creed. He’s edited numerous other projects and also worked as…