Tag Archives: creative process

HDR Images

High Dynamic Range Images – HDRI  HDRI (High Dynamic Range Imaging) is a technology that expands the dynamic range of an image and shows details in both shadows and highlights. Dynamic Range is a range of brightness values that can be recorded on media (film, photographic plate, photographic paper) or on the matrix of a digital […]

Drawing, Design and Creativity

The understanding of all creatures is relative to their field of perception, involving illusion, confusion and delusion creating their reality.  Maya is the illusory creative force of the supreme lord. Life is about how we perceive things and in our images we may want to keep it clean and simple, not loading it down with information, have a […]

Colour

Colour is either subtractive, where all the colours are absorbed and only black is reflected, such as lighting models in a 3D environment, or additive, where all colours are equally mixed together to form white, such as a computer monitor. Hue is the tint of the colour such as red, green or blue Saturation is […]

Compositing

An alpha channel, known as a matte channel or image matte is a greyscale channel that controls the opacity of an image.  White or zero is completely opaque and solid while black is fully transparent with grey being partly transparent. Chroma key TIFF and TARGA FILES can carry an alpha channel. Behind the Magic: The […]

Post Production

A POST PRODUCTION BLUE PRINT: By Joel Goodman EDITING ART of the CUT WITH “KONG” EDITOR, RICK PEARSON, ACE ART of THE CUT with KATE SANFORD, ACE EDITOR of “BOARDWALK EMPIRE” & “VINYL” Fitness & Editing Hollywood Blockbusters with Alan Bell, AC POST MAGAZINE:  Editing ARRIVAL Joe Walker has established himself as the go-to editor for […]

Storyboards and Animatics

FILM  STORYBOARDS SEQUENCE and VARIETY SHOOTING in STORYTELLING Videomaker: 180 deg rule Vary your video composition: 10 types of camera shots Until you’ve experienced being on the other side of the camera, moviegoers might not realize that they’ve been engaged throughout the storyline because of the range of camera shots in the film. It’s not just […]

3D printing

A San Francisco startup is 3D-printing entire houses in just one day TedX promo CNN Explains: 3-D printing How MakerBot’s 3D scanner works   The Powers of 3D Printing from iiNet Newsletter Posted on July 20, 2016 People are talking a lot about 3D printing these days, even though it’s far from a new idea since the […]

Animation

Computer animation is only a relatively recent development.The first 3D images where generated by William Fetter in the 1960’s and in 1986 Pixar released its first 3D Animation with Ed catmull as the Chief Technical Officer. “…At Pixar, he was a key developer of the RenderMan rendering system used in films such as Toy Story […]

Story Process

Making a filmmaker: how 13 pros got their start Vimeo is filled with inspiring people whose video-making experiences run the gamut. To celebrate our incredible community, we talked with 13 Vimeo filmmakers about how they first began their careers. SCREEN  NSW Bruna Papandrea in conversation with Matilda Brown Greg Haddrick:  Janet King, creating great female characters […]

Film Making

How Do We Judge the Best? MAKING MOVIES MAKING MOVEIS:  Interviews Top Tips from Irish Film Festival Australia’s director, Enda Murray Filming Worlds Apart Making a filmmaker: how 13 pros got their start Star Wars: The Process Awakens State of the industry: IF talks to local players about the challenges ahead Making of Overwatch Animated […]