Monthly Archives

May 2008

Weekend You Tubing

First up ... If you've never seen the Honda Cog commercial then click right here and check it out. In an age where we Tivo our programs and skip the ads as fast a possible to avoid being sold to every eight minutes, it takes something really unique to make us pause and actually watch, ...

Sean Cullen on Your Mac Life

Don't know who Sean Cullen is? Read Walter Murch's book Behind the Seen and you will learn that Sean is an integral part of Murch's post production team. Sean was interviewed Wednesday on Your Mac Life. He was on to talk about the use of Filemaker Pro for organizing and tracking of all the media that ...

RED sees sun spots

Pointing your RED ONE at the sun (or a really really bright light)? You just might see little spots like these: Camera guys please chime in ... but I think this isn't uncommon with the type of sensor that the RED uses. Maybe it's be fixed in the big, new build 16.

Avid Perfect Pitch finalists announced

Remember the Avid Perfect Pitch contest? Well the 20 finalists have been announced and their pitch videos are waiting to be viewed. They will then be judged by a panel of Hollywood professionals that include ACE editor Kevin Tent (About Schmidt, Election, The Golden Compass), and director Gary Winick  (Ugly Betty, Charlotte’s Web, 13 Going on 30). ...

Another REDache

I know the RED camera is still new and it is a beta product and a work in progress and they are trying something really revolutionary with the whole world they are creating but it'll be nice to someday work with RED footage without things like this popping up: Ahhh another REDache ..... (full disclaimer: the term ...

Cannes 2008 short film competition

The good guys over at Ticklebooth pointed to the Cannes 2008 online short film competition today. Since the voting ends tomorrow (who knows if they will still be online after voting ends but one would think so) you can use something like TubeTV to grab them and convert them to you iPod, iPhone or Apple ...

The RED Build 16 Warning!

As a post guy I don't follow all the RED camera firmware build drama but this one is worth noting. We had a RED camera owner in the shop the other day and he mention that the new camera firmware build was going to be a big deal and the RED team was going to ...

Organization talk on the Buzz

I stopped by (via phone) for some organization talk on last night's Digital Production Buzz. The main point of the conversation was to talk about Path Finder, the great Finder replacement from Cocoatech and how it can make your life easier when you have to make trips to the Finder in day to day editing. ...