For the perfectionists/control-freaks out there, you’re going to have to make a decision at some point during your creation process and acknowledge something just as I did. I’m too close to the material. Too close to edit this thing myself and too close to only use my judgment all the way through. Can it be done? Sure. But I had willing and able editors ready for the raw footage, and I have a handful of very trusted friends and colleagues itching to see rough cuts — so why not use those resources.
In case you missed it in Part 1, Day 3 is a character driven piece that happens to be set months after the zombie apocalypse. The majority of the film takes place in one interrogation room. There are five actors present, which means we have to light for all of them and their anticipated blocking. The remaining segments of the film are told via flashback, and it was clear from the very beginning it needed to have a very different visual style to it.
Having recently locked picture on a short film, Joe and I would like to share some of the experience with you. For the sake of chronology and organization, we’re breaking it down into three parts starting with preproduction.
Creative Mornings is a monthly breakfast lecture series for creatives, they have meetings that take place around the world and just recently added Austin to that list.
Last week Lens Pro To Go received their shipment of Black Magic Cinema Cameras and sent one out for me to check out.
This video guide will prepare you to use the Canon 1DC right away so you don’t have to scour the internet to learn the quirks and dos/don’ts.
We love the Kessler Stealth Dolly, it’s on all our shoots for a reason!
I know this debate has been hashed out over and over again….. There isn’t one magic editor to “rule them all”.
This is a great multi use tool and it’s something I use on almost every shoot!
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