Archives For post-production

Learn Final Cut Pro X in 10 Minutes
Here Aron Ranen of the DVworkshops gives a quick overview of how to learn Apple’s Final Cut Pro in 10 minutes. He also has some other interesting tutorials at his YouTube DVworshops site.



Adobe Speedgrade CC “Quick Guide” / Color correct a zombie!!

Site: “In this tutorial I will show you how I would color correct a scene with a zombie and the basics of finding your way around the new Speedgrade CC. See below for all the topics covered:

1:00 – Setting up the scene
3:31 – Scene detection
7:30– Setting exposure
12:10 – Creating masks
15:15 – Secondary layers
22:33 – Object Tracking
26:26 – Isolating luma ranges (shadows/mids/highlights)
29:55 – Creating “looks”
33:23 – Rendering out”

Source: Dave Andrade

What’s the Difference Between AVCHD and H.264?

Brief overview tutorial on containers, codecs and formats. Also, links to two useful articles below.……


Hollywood’s History of Faking It – The evolution of greenscreen cinema.

Via Source: “Go inside the history of the travelling mattes (now called chromakey) and learn the history of visual trickery used by filmmakers from the earliest filmmakers through to the modern day”

Source: Filmmaker IQ