Color Grading: Pro Insights

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Rockstar pro colorist Mark Todd Osborne shares stories and insight from his celebrated career in color. If you want to know how to break into the big leagues, start here. All images via Mark Todd Osborne Color Grading Mark Todd Osborne … Continue reading

How a VFX Pipeline Works

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These are the steps that take Hollywood films from the green screen to the big screen. Top image: The Jungle Book via Walt Disney Pictures Visual effects are so prevalent in modern cinema that it can be easy to overlook the … Continue reading

Video Editing – You will Need These

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Assets for Video Editors PremiumBeat / RedShark News Here are some assets and tools that will greatly enhance your video editing workflow. Editors have to keep track of a million things at once. From logging footage to color grading, an … Continue reading

How to Get RED EPIC Quality Footage from a Canon Camera

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Use this filmmaking technique to create beautifully cinematic footage for much less than expected using a Canon Camera This cinematography technique combines a Canon DSLR and the Magic Lantern hack to produce a cinematic image with around 13 stops of dynamic range. … Continue reading

How to Use The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

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My name is Bojan Dulabic and I’m a filmmaker from Vancouver. I’m currently in the process of finishing my second feature film Project: Eugenics, which I shot mostly on the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera. In this article I’d like to … Continue reading

The Evolving Role of a Digital Imaging Technician

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Image credit: Echo Cart via Inovativ What is a Digital Imaging Technician? What is their role on set? Here’s a breakdown of the constantly changing job of a DIT. A Digital Imaging Technician (or DIT) works directly with the cinematographer. They are … Continue reading

5 Reasons for Using a Color Grading Control Surface

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A control surface is an essential piece of gear for professional color correction. Here are five good reasons why. Though this is no secret to seasoned professionals, many aspiring colorists don’t realize the inherent value that a color grading control … Continue reading