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Next Generation of LED Lighting

Next Generation of LED Lighting

It is amazing how fast technology changes. I have just bought many sets of Lowel Blender LED lights for my organization not too long ago. And now, we are seeing a new generation of LED lights that are brighter and softer. They also render better colours and are portable to run. Meet AREA 48 LED light from BBS Lighting. http://www.visualbuddha.com/pages/bbs-lighting

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The Act of Killing (2012)

The Act of Killing (2012)

The Act of Killing is a documentary film directed by Joshua Oppenheimer and Christine Cynn. Filmed over 7 years from 2005 to 2011, the film is about the individuals who participated in the communist purge of 1965–66 in Indonesia. What amazes me about this documentary film is the level of access the filmmakers had obtained and also how open the […]

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The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing

The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing

Good documentary about the art of editing movies featuring many well-known editors and directors from Hollywood.

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Creating a Simple Motion Graphics with After Effects CC 2015 Tutorial

Creating a Simple Motion Graphics with After Effects CC 2015 Tutorial

The built-in title tools of Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro or Avid are all rather limited in creating visually compelling titles. What the industry professionals use is Adobe After Effects or Apple Motion to create 2D motion graphics for various uses such as TV title sequences, idents, bumpers or credits, etc. If three-dimensional graphics are required, a 3D tool such […]

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26 Simple Tricks For Faster Editing (Premiere Pro CC)

26 Simple Tricks For Faster Editing (Premiere Pro CC)

Video editors need to work fast and I mean really fast. Sometimes, you are hired for your speed and meeting the really tight deadlines. And in order to edit fast, an editor must master the keyboard shortcuts instead of using the mouse clicking like an amateur. From Derek Lieu’s blog: This is a list of the keyboard shortcuts, features and […]

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VFX Behind The Walk

VFX Behind The Walk

It is amazing to see the quality and realism of visual effects today. Head over to nofilmschool to see the amazing VFX reel behind The Walk movie. http://nofilmschool.com/2015/11/vfx-breakdown-robert-zemeckis-film-walk

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Spectre Breaks Guiness World Record for Largest Explosion on Film

The explosion was filmed in Erfoud, Morocco and used 8418 litres of fuel and 33kg of explosives.

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Rock Me to the Moon 一首搖滾上月球 (2013)

Rock Me to the Moon 一首搖滾上月球 (2013)

Rock Me to the Moon is an award-winning Taiwanese documentary film about a group of fathers in their 50s and 60s who come together to form a Rock n Roll band. What bonded them together is their children who have suffered from one form of rare disorder or another. It is a heartbreaking and inspiring film where we see how […]

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Room 3503

Room 3503

What do you do when you are stuck in your room on a stormy day in a Phuket resort? Shots taken using a Fujifilm X-T1 with XF35mm F1.4R lens. Edited raw images in Adobe Lightroom using various profiles.

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Sicario (2015)

Sicario (2015)

Sicario is a gripping and sometimes shocking thriller starring great performances by award-winning actors Benicio Del Toro and Emily Blunt. I was glued to my seat from the opening shot as it builds up towards the climax. I also feel that the throbbing soundtrack really helps to add tension to the exciting film. This is definitely one of the best […]

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