RedShark News - Post & VFX Sat, 28 Nov 2015 07:32:54 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb The evolution of editing: where will it go next? The future of Image Editing

[Sponsored Article] It's beginning to look like the future of video editing is already here. By Forscene's Neil Roberts.

  • forscene
  • Cloud editing
  • Editing
  • NLE
  • Non Linear Editing
    ]]> (Guest Author) Post & VFX Mon, 23 Nov 2015 15:00:00 +0000
    Could computational photography change the way we shoot movies? An original Light Stage

    All the world's a (lighted) stage. With the growing interest in computational photography, might we one day see entire movie studios fitted out with a version of Paul Debevec's Oscar-winning Light Stage idea?

    • computational photography
    • VFX
    • light stage
    • Paul Debevec
      ]]> (Phil Rhodes) Post & VFX Thu, 19 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0000
      State of the art water simulation In this case, light is a wave...

      Water’s always been difficult to animate. Unless you’re working in an extremely stylised, naive idiom, then almost whatever you do is going to look ‘kludgey’. 

      • CGI
      • water simulation
      • photorealism
      • Particle Effects
        ]]> (David Shapton) Post & VFX Mon, 16 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0000
        Cinema 4D signs up to Open Format 3D Still from the Khronos OpenROAD animated video

        The push for open standards for 3D file exchange and render formats continues apace, with the news that Cinema 4D developer MAXON has signed up the international industry consortium Khronos Group.

        • Maxon
        • Cinema 4D
        • Open Source
        • Open Standards
 (Mark Ramshaw) Post & VFX Fri, 13 Nov 2015 15:00:00 +0000
          Sweden: a hotbed for CGI talent Showreel eye-candy ahoy!

          Post production takes place all round the world, and even includes some hot spots in frigid climates that you might not expect.

          • Sweden
          • VFX
          • dell
          • post production
          • FIDO
   (David Shapton) Post & VFX Thu, 12 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0000
            Remembering Rhythm & Hues and Life of Pi Not a cheap shot...

            It’s been nearly three years since Rhythm & Hues filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. 11 days later its work on Life of Pi won it an Oscar.

            • Rhythm & Hues
            • Life of Pi
            • VFX
            • VFX industry
     (RedShark News Staff) Post & VFX Tue, 10 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0000
              The dramatic ways that technology has changed editing A guillotine tape splicer: how we used to do it

              Roland Denning profiles the way that technology has changed the editing process from the times when machines like the tape splicer above were cutting edge.

              • Editing
              • film editing
              • Tape splicer
              • Offline
              • Adobe Premiere
              • Final Cut
              • Quantel
              • Lightworks
              • Avid
       (Roland Denning) Post & VFX Tue, 03 Nov 2015 09:00:00 +0000
                El Capitain stealthily introduces 10-bit colour Now with a billion colours

                It’s not available for all OS X machines, only the 4K and 5K iMacs and (perhaps) newer Mac Pros running compatible monitors, but it’s looking like El Capitain is now using 10-bit drivers to provide 30-bit RGB.

                • Apple
                • imac 5K
                • iMac Retina
                • 10bit colour
                • DCI P3
                • Banding
         (RedShark News Staff) Post & VFX Mon, 02 Nov 2015 09:00:00 +0000
                  The Beginner's Guide to LUTs Colour, colour everywhere...

                  Phil Rhodes provides everything you always wanted to know about LUTs...

                  • Luts
                  • Colour Grading
                  • Colour
                  • post production
                  • Look up table
           (Phil Rhodes) Post & VFX Thu, 22 Oct 2015 15:00:00 +0000
                    What the new Star Wars trailer tells us about the film’s VFX It's real. All of it.

                    It's real. All of it: Mark Ramshaw on the cameras and software clues that are buried in the latest — and very much greatest — internet-melting Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer.

                    • Star Wars
                    • Star wars trailer
                    • The Force Awakens
                    • VFX
                    • Lucasfilm
                    • Practical Effects
                    • IMAX
                    • 35mm
                    • 35mm film
             (Mark Ramshaw) Post & VFX Thu, 22 Oct 2015 09:00:00 +0000