Shutter Speed Control

Videomaker Magazine posted an instructional video on how to maintain control over the amount of blur that motion has in your footage. Learn how shutter angle and shutter speed work. How different settings affect the blur and exposure of your footage, and some common ways it can help improve your shots.

American Film Market announces conference series

The American Film Market (AFM), which is set for October 31st through November 7th, in Santa Monica, today announced the topics and schedule for its five day AFM Conference Series. The Conferences cover a range of timely and valuable topics spanning from treatment to screen, will take place 9:15 am – 12:45 pm daily and …

Independent Film and TV Alliance praises U.S.-Chinese Film Agreement

The Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA) praised the U.S.-Chinese Film Agreement concluded today, which will offer unprecedented opportunities for the U.S. Independent film industry in China. ”For Independents, this agreement is momentous,” said IFTA President Jean Prewitt. “Our sector has been unable to benefit fully from the existing revenue-sharing importation quotas and has had …

Creative Kingdom Unveils Mixed-Use Film Production, Residential, Entertainment Development in Thailand

Creative Kingdom, the company behind Dubai’s Palm Island and World Island, today unveiled plans for Chiang Mai Wood (CNX-Wood), a 175-acre mixed-use movie studio and residential development in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Once completed, the sprawling complex will house the state-of-the-art CNX Movie World Studios, as well as an integrated network of self-sufficient residential neighborhoods, a …

Facial animation solution for film industry

Image Metrics, a leading provider of facial animation solutions to the entertainment industry, is offering visual effects and film studios access to a portion of its facial animation technology for the first time. The new performance transfer solution, now in beta, will enable select studios to incorporate the power of Image Metrics’ facial animation technology …

UCS video team using Macs and Final Cut to stream

Apple has a user integration story on it’s website, about the USC Trojans, and how quickly fans were able to enjoy highlights from the 2008 Rose Bowl. Thanks to their Macs, Final Cut Studio, and Xsan, the USC Athletics Department video team can now stream post-game video clips, provide footage to networks, and create highlight …

Jason Bourne techniques to be revealed at Motion 2008

Well, if you’re looking for martial arts tips – sorry, you won’t find any at the upcoming Motion Conference, However, you will see how screen graphics were created for The Bourne Ultimatum. If that’s of any interest at all. You will also learn techniques for innovative greenscreen VFX. Discover how Disney and Nickelodeon animators are …