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Temple Grandin (2010) – The Woman who thinks like a Cow

Temple Grandin (2010) – The Woman who thinks like a Cow

Temple Grandin is a HBO original film released back in 2010 but I have only gotten the chance to watch it on HBO On Demand recently. Thanks to the on-demand service, I am able to catch up on a lot of movies and TV series that I have missed in the past. The eponymous film about an amazing autistic woman […]

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Inside the Edit

Inside the Edit

Free chapter of Inside the Edit video editing course: I have watched the free chapter and learned quite a few things. I find it very well put together and I may just subscribe one day to watch the remaining chapters. From their webpage: Inside The Edit is the world’s first creative editing course. This highly specialised training program has been […]

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Project Greenlight Season 4 (2015)

Project Greenlight Season 4 (2015)

Although touted as a documentary on what’s going on behind making a Hollywood feature film, it really is more of a reality TV series. Executive produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, it was thoroughly engaging and entertaining to watch. Just don’t believe everything that was being shown. The following article by Slash Film explains how certain scenes were manipulated […]

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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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