| Posted by John Montgomery | October 16, 2007
from zombies to ipods

from zombies to ipods

This term our in house production is a fake ipod lexus ad which shows the benefits of having an ipod connector in your car. The spot was just filmed on RED using a range of techniques. We will see this … Continued

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| Posted by John Montgomery | October 13, 2007
Advanced PFTrack

Advanced PFTrack

We have been filming like crazy for all the classes, including the new advanced PFtrack course. Some people just throw software at shots, if it won’t track in one program then they try another. But as we saw last term … Continued

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| Posted by John Montgomery | September 27, 2007
New Z-Brush Course Added

New Z-Brush Course Added

While Mike has been having a blast working hard on our new production courses, I’ve also been busy behind the scenes trying to get a couple more courses added to the new term. So I’m really excited to announce that … Continued

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| Posted by John Montgomery | September 24, 2007
Photography course

Photography course

(Finally I post something nothing to do with RED) This term we do our first stills photography course. We are honored to have Tim Wheeler as the professor. His work ranges from serious annual corporate reports to prodct advertising. Tim, … Continued

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| Posted by John Montgomery | September 23, 2007
Dont try this at home

Dont try this at home

We are now filming for next term. Of course one of those courses is the RED – and I dont mean to ONLY post RED shots. But they are some of the more fun shoots we have done, and this … Continued

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| Posted by John Montgomery | September 20, 2007
Too much fun!

Too much fun!

With a small crew in hand we took off recently for some open spaces to film with the coolest toys (sorry professional) camera ever, RC Helicopters. At one stage we were film with the RED camera out of the car … Continued

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| Posted by John Montgomery | September 12, 2007
RED Courses

RED Courses

We have started filming for the RED courses. In this class we will be dealing with mounting the camera – everything from tripods to Steadicam. The RED course is one of 21 courses at fxphd (12 of which will be … Continued

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| Posted by John Montgomery | September 8, 2007
testing continues

testing continues

We are continuing to test the RED – this was a bit of fun – we hooked the HDMI output to a 50″ plasma – world’s largest video assist ! This week we also do steadicam, rigging and res charts.

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| Posted by John Montgomery | September 3, 2007
copyright violation or cool?

copyright violation or cool?

As you guys have all no doubt seen I posted to the front page of fxguide rather than here the actual photos from the RED day and the first day of fxphd production. But I wanted to share something what … Continued

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| Posted by John Montgomery | August 31, 2007
RED Countdown

RED Countdown

Writing this from a hotel in the OC – California. Tomorrow we pick up the RED camera and have a day of RED training. Tomorrow we are training and then Saturday we start filming tests for fxphd. Check back tomorrow … Continued

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