Post-Production

Whether you’re an editor, sound editor, Foley artist, compositor, VFX specialist or work in any profession related to the post-production process, this is the place to discuss, share content and offer tips and advice on your chosen craft of the business in general

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Karen "Kay" Ross
Technicolor post suite app, TechStream?

Have y'all heard of this? It was used for the Perry Mason series for color timing and sound mixing.

https://www.indiewire.com/2020/07/technicolor-perry-mason-techstream-123......

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Technicolor Used Real-Time Post App TechStream to Finish 'Perry Mason' During the Pandemic
Technicolor Used Real-Time Post App TechStream to Finish 'Perry Mason' During the Pandemic
The mobile app provides a clear and secure view into the color suite to collaborate in real-time. Even prior to the pandemic, Technicolor was developing a new mobile post suite app called TechStream,…
Karen "Kay" Ross
BTS on that Robot Viral Video

Hosted by Valentia Vee, who is amazing, if you haven't met her. I have to ask, though... who thought it was real when they first saw it? O.O The stuff of SciFi nightmares!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xum_q4xQW9k&feature=youtu.be...

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Karen "Kay" Ross

I put in "viral robot video" in YouTube, and it was the first hit:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y3RIHnK0_NE

Karen "Kay" Ross

No worries - I didn't know it was released that long ago. Sometimes viral comes back around and keeps its popularity! Especially when the opening is so freaking real that people didn't realize it was a parody... yeah, that'd be enough to make it viral for a while LOL!

Naveen Chandran
Resolutions for Different Aspect Ratios Cheat sheet

Download the cheat sheet of Resolutions for Different aspect ratios.

https://navnx.com/aspect-ratio-resolutions-cheat-sheet-v1-0/

Hope it is useful!

Thanks.

Karen "Kay" Ross
AMA: Help Me Help You - Post-Production

Hey, Stage32 Post People!

Richard "RB" Botto got a FANTASTIC question about what we can do to help other aspects of filmmaking other than writing (and by virtue of that, producing). So, let's start a little virtual Town Hall Q&A:

- What do you need help with? What is your immediate goal? What are...

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William Joseph Hill

Hi Karen "Kay" Ross ! One thing that I've been doing regarding my short film project (that's been in development and early stages of pre-production) during this quarantine is working on visual effects...

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Karen "Kay" Ross

Hey, Travis James Ivey! No worries - if you need more help navigating the lounges, I wrote a blog that can help:

For finding a mixer, you can post a job listing, even if the position is no-pay or low-p...

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Travis James Ivey

Thank you Karen E. Ross.

Tasha Lewis

I turned my testimony with the music video on my project page into a booklet to help future music video producers.

Karen "Kay" Ross

Travis James Ivey Let's try that one more time with all the correct links LOL!

Your St...

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Julie Brett
Color Isolation in a black and white video

Hey everyone, hope this is the right lounge. I have been slowly teaching myself editing and effects. For my latest video I tried to learn how to isolate one color in a black and white video. I was successful with the red jacket. My question comes because my intention was to have different colors (ye...

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Toco Larsen

Hello

your solution is rotoscoping

but you will have to use another type of software for this, I use adobe after effects to create the masks, frame by frame, and I do it in several different layers, whe...

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Julie Brett

Thank you so much! Getting a different program may take a second but I will look up rotoscoping in the mean time. Appreciate your time!

Julie Brett

Yeah! I started with color and then turned it black and white in post.

David Block

Hi Julie. I don't know Sony Vegas Pro. I heard it was a great editing program, not sure about the color. I'm a professional colorist, so let's try and work through this. I'm assuming what you've shot...

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Karen "Kay" Ross

Look at y'all talking shop! I love this - how did the final product come out, Julie Brett?

Donn Swaby
HELP! Need sound designer who uses Resolve (Davinci) ASAP

HELP! Need sound designer who uses Resolve (Davinci) ASAP for 20 minute short film. Editor used Davinci/Resolve and files cannot be exported into any other program. Film needs to be done in 10 days. Please contact me if you have this program and can do this. Thanks! donnswaby@yahoo.com...

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Jacob Tillman

Hey Donn, just sent an email I hope it helps!

Karen "Kay" Ross

Hey, Donn Swaby - for future reference, you may get a more thorough response if you list this as a job instead of on one of the lounges. https://www.stage32.com/find-jobs/add

How did the thing turn out...

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Sandeep Sharma
Sandeep Sharma

Florin Şumălan Let me know what you think.

Florin Şumălan

Sandeep Sharma, I can't say very much, because I know very little about how things really work.

I think sound design is an art; it contributes to creating the world of the movie, it helps expressing ch...

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Sandeep Sharma

Florin Şumălan You highlighted 2 key points that really resonated with me about the article:

1. How writers can introduce sound into their writing

2. linking sound design to camera movement and lenses

I...

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Florin Şumălan

Thank you, Sandeep Sharma .

Karen "Kay" Ross

This is a great conversation, Florin Şumălan and Sandeep Sharma! Can't wait to see what y'all find next!...

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New Paradigms in the World of Social Distancing

Hi everyone,

It's a very strange world that happened in a few short weeks and it has us all simultaneously frightened and scratching our heads to figure out what's happening and how to find a place in this new world that could last weeks, months or years. Ironically, we editors are already pretty exp...

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Heidi Schussman

Jonathan,

It is an opportunity for us screenwriters to give you all lots of ammo for when you guys are free to work. I've had much more interest in reading my screenplays from producers, etcetera. It's a writers dream-come-true. :)

Heidi

Katie Collins

I can completely relate to what you are saying. While the everyday practice of Editing is one that facilitates isolation, we Editors thrive off of the collaborations that come with the normal producti...

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Jacob Tillman

Hey Jonathan, I was smack dab at the end of a Season 11 delivery for the show NCIS:LA, when this all went down. We were fortunate to be able to pivot so quickly and got editorial and post finishing se...

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Karen "Kay" Ross

And also with you, Jonathan E Moser - thank you for sharing this reflection! I'd love to know who you've found and what you've been working on since this. Give us an update!

Brunson Delves
VFX Artist

Hey Guys, we're looking at VFX artist reels for our on spec pilot Among Us. Feel free to fire them through and stay safe!

Brunson K Delves

Yes we are do you have a reel where I may view your work my friend ?

Karen "Kay" Ross

Hey, Brunson Delves - if you're hiring, you can post a job here: https://www.stage32.com/find-jobs/add

You can also scroll through Your Stage, where members post and promote their work: https://www.sta...

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Jim Ross
The Times They Are a Changin' (Thanks Bob Dylan)

Soooooo. . . Got me a little part time COVID19 gig utilizing my 20 years experience in the business. I'm inventorying some donated video equipment to a not-for-profit community organization.

It's actually pretty fun albeit a little sad to research and look up video equipment that once sold for thousa...

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Karen "Kay" Ross

Congrats on the gig, Jim Ross ! This happens a lot with public access television and other indie filmmakers. I may have some outdated g&e equipment in my apartment even now LOL!...

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