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Ease and Wizz

Ease and Wizz

Virtually all After Effects users take advantage of the Easy Ease keyframe assistants. Applying them makes your animations elegantly speed up and slow down. But there are alternatives, right? There…

Awesome Adobe Motion Graphics Research Project

An Adobe engineer posted a demonstration of a sweet little research project recently. It’s a simple, consumer-oriented method of accomplishing complex motion graphics tasks. Here’s…

CMOS sensors are tastier without Jello

We’ve already seen some excellent video footage from the new Canon 5D MarkII DSLR camera. However, I’ve not really seen the sort of test footage that…

How to Edit Canon 5D Footage in FCP

Canon’s new 5D Mark II DSLR with 1080p video mojo has been showing up in the hands of new users for the past few days, and the footage…

Vincent Laforet posted another Canon 5D MK2 video

Vincent Laforet posted another Canon 5D MK2 video

If this guy isn’t on Canon’s marketing payroll, they need a wake up call. I imagine that he’s done more to sell the new…

Beautiful CG work in a Porsche Spec Spot

Porsche Speed from Daan Pol on Vimeo. This spec spot by I ran across on Vimeo simply has to be seen. It took 4 months to render out the final…

Red Renders Previous Koolaid Vouchers Obsolete

Red Renders Previous Koolaid Vouchers Obsolete

The latest non-news on the Red Digital Cinema front is Jim Jannard’s coy announcement of yet another announcement date for their latest announcement. This one will be…

The 24 fps Prayer

We at Meets The Eye have been discussing frame rates today, triggered by the article at http://www.projectorcentral.com/judder_24p.htm. We’d like to use frame rate…

Lighting Advice for Budding DPs

Lighting Advice for Budding DPs

Not long ago a student asked me a question that on its surface seemed very simple: “How do DPs approach lighting a set?” I’ve spent a…

Lighting Diagrams with Omnigraffle

Author and video podcaster Richard Harrington as he explains the importance of lighting diagrams and shows you how to make them with Omnigraffle…