Here's how I used different lighting setups, bracketed exposures, tone mapping, layer masks, anxiety and self-loathing to create my photo comp Claustrophobia.
In this Mac-based tutorial I cover how to rip and convert DVD footage to QuickTime files (Apple ProRes) for “professional quality” editing in Final Cut Pro.
In this Mac-based tutorial I cover how to rip audio from a DVD’s Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound mix and convert it to 6 separate AIFF files in order to create a more professional mix for a trailer, mashup, etc.
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Need stylish, sweeping camera moves? The cut of this jib is suitable for well-manicured Senior Projects.
Our portable studio setup can be a bit… daunting. I've gathered my research here.
Helpful for location scouting and contrast ratios
The HD big brother of the DVX100. Veteran of the indie HD revolution.
Our highest-end ENG cameras
The camera that led the 24p DV revolution and still a great camera to start learning on.
Our intermediate cinema cameras
Everyone needs to master a DSLR to better understand lenses, exposure and composition.