Tutorial on Cinematography – 7 Special Effects That Anyone Can Do For Free

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Tutorial on Cinematography – 7 Special Effects That Anyone Can Do For Free
Director/Cinematographer Matthew Rosen explains how to achieve cheap special effects without post-production.

Source: KINETEK

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The Cinematographer’s best kept secrets.

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The Cinematographer’s best kept secrets.
Tutorial on Cinematography – 5 more Special Effects That Anyone Can Do For Free
Director/Cinematographer Matthew Rosen explains how to achieve cheap special effects without post-production.

Source: KINETEK

Oblivion 2013: Behind the Scenes

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Oblivion 2013: Behind the Scenes

For those of you interested in ‘behind the scenes’ footage of science fiction films, this is an interesting look at ‘Oblivion’, released in 2013. According to the site “It has detailed information about the world of “Oblivion” the shot locations, the stunts, the props, and the combination of practical and CGI effects including a stunning look at the sky tower that has an amazing 360 degree screen to capture the look of being in the clouds”.

Oblivion Behind the Scences

Oblivion Behind the Scenes

Interesting note, as mentioned above, was how the production team used a ‘surround or 360 screen’ to portray a cloudscape rather than use green/blue screen on their impressive set. The reason given is┬áthat due to all the glass and gloss of the interior, it would have been very difficult to remove ‘spill’ form a green/blue screen in post-production. So, sometimes the old-fashioned in-camera effect is the way to go. Watch out for a full-scale model of the ‘bubble’ ship – looks great!