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Sound Design Lessons from T2 and Star Wars

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Rediscovering the Art of Under-cranking

These days, camera manufacturers are obsessed with adding “k’s” to their resolutions and offering progressively higher frame rates for better slow-mo capabilities. And sure, this

Color Grading 101 Pt 2—Camera Basics

Introduction In Part 1 of this series, we covered the basics of human vision, gaining a better grasp of how our eyes work. This provides

Understanding Frame Rates vs Shutter Speed

Confusing comparisons Frame rates vs. shutter speed. This is a topic worth addressing because I often hear beginning filmmakers make the comment, “I’m shooting at

Sound Design Lessons from T2 and Star Wars

Sound Design in a Moment When people hear the phrase “sound design,” they tend to think Star Wars. Light saber hits, laser blasters, spaceship explosions.

The Power of Practical Effects

Visual effects are more accessible and versatile than ever—but there’s no substitute for quality practical effects. This article is about a quest to avoid digital

Rediscovering the Art of Under-cranking

These days, camera manufacturers are obsessed with adding “k’s” to their resolutions and offering progressively higher frame rates for better slow-mo capabilities. And sure, this

Color Grading 101 Pt 2—Camera Basics

Introduction In Part 1 of this series, we covered the basics of human vision, gaining a better grasp of how our eyes work. This provides

Understanding Frame Rates vs Shutter Speed

Confusing comparisons Frame rates vs. shutter speed. This is a topic worth addressing because I often hear beginning filmmakers make the comment, “I’m shooting at

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