Three Pitfalls of the Editor
Three common pitfalls to which the editor can become the victim and how to avoid them.
Post Production Workflow
The workflow through post production; ingesting and logging, rough cut, fine cut, titling, picture lock, sound track.
Post Production Rules of Thumb
Some guidelines that will put the post process in perspective and help draw parameters around scheduling and budgeting for post.
Editing the Narrative Short
The editor's approach to assembling a rough cut and fine cut, the challenges of the editor, the process of creating the movie in post production.
Introduction to Post Production
Introduction to the Post Production process, the roles of involved and the responsibilities of each contributor.
Video for the Internet - Part Two
If you can master a way to reduce your video clips to a reasonable file size without comprising too much quality, everything else will fall into place. If you do not, your experience with serving up video is bound to be a miserable one.
Video for the Internet Part I
Chances are that if you’re reading this article, you’re well aware of the
limitations of Internet video. Why should one still attempt it? Because delivering video over the Internet is one of the most exciting possibilities for independent filmmakers to
The DivX Revolution
As discussed in a previous article, MPEG-4 (also known as DivX) promises to make every filmmaker's dream come true: highly compressed video with little quality loss, perfect for Internet distribution. However, the format still has some hurdles to overcome
Internet experts have been predicting that it would only be a matter of time before the equivalent of MP3 would come along for video. It is here in the form of MPEG-4, a radical new algorithm that can reduce a video file to 1/12th of its original size.