Hey guys! I did an exercise editing stock footage. The challenge was 1 video per 1 randomly generated work and honestly it's a challenging experience. What do you think of this though?
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New version of open source Audio recording, editing , mixing software is available. So any Sound Engineers can try it .Expand post
I have a fest I am planning to enter. If I get in, it could be shown a theater screen. They require a "Digital Cinema Package", I started doing some reading. It does not sound super difficult to build.
Any pointers, notes or caveats?
Hi! If you have the time, please take a look at this 11 second video of me destroying a city for my upcoming short film. I'm new to AE and this isn't fully done yet but Im looking to hear what you think :)
Is it an imperceivable moment early on when writing the screenplay? Is it when typing the script or fleshing out a character’s motives? When DOES a musical element appear in the consciousness of those creatively involved in a project whose role ISN’T the composer? Does it happen? For me, as a compos...Expand post
Is it an imperceivable moment early on when writing the screenplay? Is it when typing the script or fleshing out a character’s motives? When DOES a musical element appear in the consciousness of those creatively involved in a project whose role ISN’T the composer? Does it happen? For me, as a composer still learning ones craft and trying to build relationships with those whom I could potentially collaborate with, musical inspiration comes every day. And I don’t have to be working on a project to feel the spark of inspiration either. Walking the dog, I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve needed to grab my phone and hum into it for a moment to try and capture what is playing in my head. I’ll probably speak the instrumentation, perhaps adding a second hummed line to represent a bass line or harmonic progression. If we’re very lucky, we’re brought into a project early and the script can start to reveal audible secrets just waiting to be told. Sometimes as whispers, a storyline or character starts a ball in motion, a process, that offers up something musical. Otherwise the visuals of a scene inspire. Initially it can be a feeling, an emotion. Other times it will be a pace and speed. But composing original music is always to me a gift from some place that I can never fathom.
Creating high-quality audio content is no easy feat! Even with a BFA in Film & Video Production, Adobe Premiere Pro (although when recording in person, I still use Audacity - still learning Audition), good quality podcast mics, and relatively good knowledge of how to sound mix, it still takes time a...Expand post
Creating high-quality audio content is no easy feat! Even with a BFA in Film & Video Production, Adobe Premiere Pro (although when recording in person, I still use Audacity - still learning Audition), good quality podcast mics, and relatively good knowledge of how to sound mix, it still takes time and dedication to produce a podcast. Hell, I used to teach this stuff, but doing it? That's a whole other skill set. What project have you been tackling that's got you wrapped up and knee-deep?
Check out my newest episode featuring another fantastic woman in film!
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Someone once pointed out my obsession over details (and proceeded to dare me to eat a 1 lb. bag of Skittles - go ahead, ask me why that's funny), and as I've gotten older, I've come to a few choice conclusions:
1) Who the fuck cares - do you, boo! *Today's cursing is brought to you by the delightfully brazen Lorien McKenna who hosted a fantastic webinar on Screenwriting on Stage32 (the link should be available tomorrow for replay).
2) Some areas of our lives benefit from, nay require, extreme attention to detail - point in case? Audio Mixing. And I'm STILL learning how to make it better! Embrace it when it serves you, relinquish it when it tortures you.
3) If someone is trying to tell you that who you are is "too much", I hope you have a voice (or multiple voices) of compassion that can remind you of who you are and why that's okay. If you need to sit there and push and push until your baby hatches, then I repeat: DO YOU BOO!
Disclaimer: If you're still "in progress" and aren't sure if your obsessive tendencies are finding a healthy outlet or are being exacerbated by these projects, then I highly suggest seeking the counsel of a psychotherapist. Not because there is anything wrong with you, but rather to help you unpack and strengthen that "voice of compassion" you will assuredly need in a creative but productive endeavor.
Hi I work with Nuke (from The Foundry) and I am available for your movies. Nuke is composting software for special effects. For a paid job I can assemble a small team of experienced people. My specialty is stereoscopy (S3D or 3D as people sometimes call it).