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April 2008

Artemis Eternal crowd funds

You've heard of crowd sourcing and even crowd surfing .. and now we've got crowd funding to help pay for the short film Artemis Eternal. They are selling it as a truely original idea but I've heard of this kind of thing before and if you look at the comments on this Tech Crunch article ...

The Reel (and real?) Truth!

This little piece is too good to pass up. Thanks for Flippant News for finding this little short film which does a very nice job of skewering the on-set world of production for advertising agencies and corporate products. It's 4:50 and you should click over and read the comments on the You Tube site as ...

The HV20 "Professional" Adapter

  I'm thinking of buying a Canon HV20. I came across this item on eBay that claims to be a "pro conversion" for the HV20 or HV30. Uh huh. I think I could have my dad manufacture something like that...

RED shot music video

I meant to pop this link up before leaving for NAB but oh well.... This Josh Gracin music video (former American Idol contestant) was the first big RED camera job that I have seen through from pre-production all the way through to final finishing. It was a very quick turn-around with a tight delivery deadline so ...

New look to the Editblog

Since I recently updated my online edit reel I thought ... why not give the Editblog a little refresh as well! And after all the problems and downtime recently it seemed like the perfect time. That and the Wordpress 2.5 update all made it possible. I still don't have the categories anymore but I will ...

5 Things I learned at the Photoshop for Video class

5 Things I learned at the Photoshop for Video class conducted by Rod Harlan. - A full animation timeline is available in Abobe Protoshop CS3 by clicking the timeline icon in the bottom right corner of the Animation pallette. It was described as "After Effects light." - To convert a series of consecutive still images into a ...

RED Log and Transfer plug in

In addition to all the RED hardware announcements that popped up during NAB 2008, they also dropped a Beta release of a plug-in for Final Cut Pro that adds the ability to transcode ProRes files directly from raw RED. R3D files. It's still very beta at version 0.0.1 but it seems to be working pretty ...