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Apple releases ProRes RAW beta for Windows

April 8, 2020, 08:58 AM

https://www.redsharknews.com/production/item/7110-...

Apple's ProRes was first introduced in 2007 and has become one of the industry standards of codecs. As the world of production and post production technology is always evolving, ProRes RAW can handle some of the more intensive requirements, such as 8K and HDR — if you have a Mac. However, Apple has released a long-awaited beta of ProRes RAW for Windows. Let's take a look.

VFX Artists confirms Edited buttholes for Cats

April 8, 2020, 08:58 AM

https://92moose.fm/cats-butthole-cut-effects/

In the dumpster fire that is Tom Hooper’s adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s hit Broadway musical Cats, no news is too shocking. From its very first trailer, the Universal-produced movie became the butt of every joke. The horrific animation alone was enough to spawn its own category of memes. But even months (and six Razzie Awards) later, Cats is still managing to ruffle the fur of those who worked on the project. In a new interview with The Daily Beast, an anonymous source gave the scoop on the elusive "Butthole Cut" of Cats.

Walter Murch, ACE by Steve Hullfish

April 8, 2020, 08:57 AM

https://www.provideocoalition.com/aotc-murch-bcpc/

In December of 2019, Walter Murch extended me a generous invitation to come see a screening of his documentary, Coup 53, in San Francisco. Shortly before I went – armed with a ton of questions of my own – I asked the Facebook group of Blue Collar Post Collective if there was anything they’d like to ask Murch. I took their questions with me and presented them in this interview.

Frame.io Launches Workflow From Home Miniseries

April 8, 2020, 08:57 AM

https://www.cinema5d.com/frame-io-launches-workflo...

Frame.io has recently launched its new miniseries about a fully-digitalized workflow from home. Michael Cioni (SVP of Global Innovation, frame.io) presents the series that covers a fully centralized cloud-based production workflow.

Force Awakens Editors "Last Jedi tried to undo the Trilogy"

April 8, 2020, 08:56 AM

https://www.cbr.com/star-wars-force-awakens-editor...

Two editors close to Disney's Star Wars trilogy have spoken out against Rian Johnson's Star Wars: The Last Jedi, claiming the 2017 movie was designed to "undo" the franchise's arc.

GEMINI MAN: VFX Breakdown by Weta Digital

April 7, 2020, 12:26 PM

https://www.artofvfx.com/gemini-man-vfx-breakdown-...

Come have a look at how Weta Digital created a young version of Will Smith for GEMINI MAN...

DIE KÄNGURU-CHRONIKEN: VFX Breakdown

April 7, 2020, 10:10 AM

https://www.artofvfx.com/die-kanguru-chroniken-vfx...

Trixter have released Animation reel and a VFX Breakdown about the work on DIE KÄNGURU-CHRONIKEN...

Episode 241 - Investing Back in Yourself

April 7, 2020, 10:09 AM

https://www.allanmckay.com/241/

In the beginning of our career, we’re really hungry and we want to learn everything: all the tutorials, all the training, we want to learn every part of what we’re doing. However, after we get that first job, everything tends to stop. We think that we’ve made it and we don’t need to continue learning anymore.

Colour grading: A complete guide

April 7, 2020, 10:09 AM

https://www.creativebloq.com/features/colour-gradi...

Colour grading is the unsung hero of content creation, from still imagery to cinema, find out how you can become a colour grading master.

The Enduring Power of Stop-Motion Animation

April 6, 2020, 15:10 PM

https://filmschoolrejects.com/rebooted-short-film/

When it comes to creature effects, trends come and go in Hollywood. From latex suits to CGI, at any given time, the silver screen has its favorites. And falls from grace can hurt something awful. Just ask Phil. In the 1960s, he was hot shit. But now, in an era of motion capture, no one wants to hire a stop-motion animated skeleton monster.

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