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Finishing Editor and Workflow Specialist Samantha Uber Joins Goldcrest Post

October 26, 2020, 15:30 PM


(New York, NY--October 26, 2020) Goldcrest Post is joined by Samantha Uber as Conform Artist/Manager of Workflow Services and Senior Finishing Editor. Uber will work with film and television clients in designing customized workflows to manage projects from the set through delivery. She will also act as a hands-on finishing editor. She arrives from Deluxe Entertainment, New York, where her credits included the series HIGH MAINTENANCE, THE KNICK AND MR. ROBOT, and the features HUSTLERS, A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD and THE GOLDFINCH.

Motionographer Maxon Announces October 3D & Motion Design Show Lineup

October 26, 2020, 15:29 PM


Motionographer shares inspiring work and important news for the motion design, animation and visual effects communities.

Review: Zoom H8 multitrack audio recorder

October 26, 2020, 15:29 PM


Here is my detailed review on the recently released Zoom H8 multitrack handheld recorder. As you will see ahead, there is much to like and very little to criticize about the H8 in its ≈US$400 price category. I will cover each function, feature, benefit and performance.

After Effects Classic Course: Rolling Shutter Repair

October 26, 2020, 15:28 PM


A “feature” of many or most video cameras these days is that the pixels at the top of a frame are captured at a slightly different time than the pixels at the bottom of the frame. If the camera or the object you were shooting moves during this time, there will be in offset in the position of objects, causing them to appear to lean along the direction of the camera’s movement. This distortion of the object can make it more difficult to composite new objects into a scene, among other problems.

Folks VFX Names New Toronto Head of Studio

October 26, 2020, 15:28 PM


Folks VFX, a high-end visual effects studio and member of the FuseFX brand family, has named Mihaela Orzea as its new head of studio – Toronto, one of the brands' seven studio locations across North and South America.

Carbon Welcomes New VFX Supervisor to Group

October 26, 2020, 15:28 PM


VFX Supervisor Tobey Lindback is bringing his sharply honed skills and two decades of experience to creative studio Carbon. The VFX craftsman spent the last 10 years at The Mill, Psyop and MPC, leading high profile creative work for the likes of Audi, Budweiser, Mercedes, Mountain Dew, Nike and PlayStation.

How game engines and VR are changing filmmaking

October 26, 2020, 09:24 AM


Jaron Lanier, who coined the term Virtual Reality in 1987, hoped to see the technology used for more than entertainment. His dream is becoming real, thanks to new VR headsets and new ways to use them.

Templates for FCPX Videos

October 26, 2020, 09:23 AM


Even though Final Cut Pro is user-friendly, it always nice to have a bit of help. Templates can help you get a head start in designing your next video project; Let's look at 20 of the best Final Cut Pro templates in this round-up.

Watch 9 'Mandalorian' VFX breakdowns all in one place

October 26, 2020, 09:23 AM


We’re only a couple of days away from season 2 of The Mandalorian. So, to get ready for the new season, I thought I would collect some of the incredible virtual production and VFX breakdowns from various studios that were released for season 1.

David Fincher on Mank's 1930s Sound Design & Its Scorsese Inspiration | Collider

October 26, 2020, 09:23 AM


In many ways, Mank feels like a departure from David Fincher‘s usual aesthetic style. A black-and-white drama written by Fincher’s father, the late Jack Fincher, Mank is set in Hollywood in the 1930s and ’40s. It tells the story of alcoholic, troubled screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz’s (Gary Oldman) attempts to reignite his career by drawing from his own experiences with newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst (Charles Dance) and Hearst’s paramour, actress Marion Davies (Amanda Seyfried).

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