Introducing the Source Filmmaker →
The Source Filmmaker (SFM) is the movie-making tool built and used by us here at Valve to make movies inside the Source game engine. Suffice to say, I’ve been waiting for this tool since Half-Life 2 release in 2004!
Vandaveon and Mike @ Bonnaroo Vandaveon and Mike are the alter-egos of stars in the Comedy Central show, Key and Peele. They are fashioned after YouTube commenters, so even though the production employed awesome Canon C300 cameras that exhibited great latitude in exposures, I had to degrade them to achieve low-res, dirty YouTube look. Edited on Final Cut Pro 7 with quick primary color...
22 #storybasics I've picked up in my time at Pixar →
storyshots: I tweeted these forever ago, but the internet just noticed and I figure I should probably at least put them on my blog. I’m glad people are finding them useful. Here they are, a mix of things learned from directors & coworkers at Pixar, listening to writers & directors talk about their craft, and via trial and error in the making of my own films.
Currently Reading... After Effects & Color...
Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects: Essential and Advanced Techniques, 5th Edition, Version CS5 It’s my summer project / goal to enhance my After Effects skill sets and I chose above title to put me on that track. The first chapters have been blast and learned a great deal. Previous experience with After Effects is not necessary but helpful since the pages are packed with...