Author: Tengo

Will You Be My Valentine (2015)

Will You Be My Valentine (2015)

A well written and directed short film from Singapore by Ellie Ngim, I think this is a good example of how a short film should be executed. Simple plot, small cast and few locations yet big on delivering emotional moments and characters that everyone can identify with.

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Word as Image

Word as Image

Very creative animation of words. Typography matters!

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Testing Fujifilm XF23mm F2 in Vietnam

Testing Fujifilm XF23mm F2 in Vietnam

Bought and tested the new Fujifilm XF23mm F2 on my X-T1. Initially worried about close-ups at wide open, the concern is actually unfounded. Look at this shot at F2, it is simply tack sharp although I am missing the bokeh of my XF35mm F1.4.

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Hollywood’s Greatest Trick

Visual effects sector is in a sorry state despite looking glamourous to the public.

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Studio Ghibli in Real Life

Studio Ghibli in Real Life

Somebody combined actual backgrounds with Studio Ghibli’s memorable characters. Great work!

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In the Mood for Doyle (2007)

Wonderful and insightful documentary on one of my favourite cinematographers, Christopher Doyle.

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Adobe VoCo

You can now “photoshop” voices. Looks like things will never be the same again.

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Green Screen could be Obsolete Soon

Amazing video technology from MIT research. It remind us of how technology is advancing at an exponential rate. Who knows, we could be seeing holographic videos in our lifetime.

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Amazing Timelapse of Singapore

Amazing Timelapse of Singapore

From nofilmschool.com: After watching this, the first question that comes to mind is, “How!?” Loutit explains that shooting, which he did on the Nikon D4, several of which were set in different locations throughout the city, took three years to complete. And because of the project’s sheer amount of data, he had to edit simultaneously. But though he has shared […]

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Hyper-Reality

Hyper-Reality

This is an amazing fictional visual representation of how virtual and augmented reality may look like in the future. If this is really how it is, I personally feel this is information overload and not an improvement to our lives. Good technology should make life simpler, not harder.

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