Filmaking tutorials Thought it was worth mentioning these great filmaking tutorials. Youtube channel. Tom Antos has a lot of great turorials for filmakers. Verry short and to the point. Some examples are. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jQWQ-uGw-Yhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iz2U-SHQ7_w&t=352shttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmvNuop0hzghttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwyGtf08Q-0...
I was recently asked for feedback from a Cameraman from and editors perspective for a job I was editing. I have also asked other editors for things that help in the edit that camera people can do. Here are some notes. Following there should get you better footage and help you get hired again/build...Continue reading
Convert DCP to MP4 t is possible to convert unencrypted DCPs to H.264 MP4 (or other types of video files). This guide is for windows. To do this you first need to run cmd.exe. You will be in your users home directory (e.g. c:Users to start a windows shell). When started you need to...Continue reading
DCPs are how Digital Cinema Servers play films. a DCP is the digital equivalent of a 35mm film print. They are actually a directory/folder with a number of files in them. They are generally loaded onto the server (a process called ingesting) by plugging in a Hard Drive (USB2 or a faster CRU drive)....Continue reading
OK, this may be a bit late in the day as FCP 7 is on its way out but I recently did a conference where I had to export multiple videos for showing in the evening. I have also been very frustrated that is it not possible to export a roughcut quickly. The answer...Continue reading
Been using Premiere Pro on Windows and one thing that is missing is Prores. There are alternatives (such as Avid DNxHD) but they tend to be handled as 32bit in Premiere. Another good alternative is XDCAM using the AVC-Intra codec which is excellent quality and handled well in Premiere (Choose XDCAM preset you want...Continue reading
The below are notes from an interview I did with Berle Cherney who spent over 20 years creating stills sequences in film and video, working with many people including Ken Burnes. This seems to be a dying art and his work is fantastic, so I thought it was with sharing his insight. Compose shots...Continue reading