production blog

production blog

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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
fxphd production continues

fxphd production continues

We are back into fxphd production. We are having a great time filming material for upcoming episodes. Actually this was fun as it was a P2 pilot – filmed by our P2 crew ! It was cool comparing notes. :-)\ … Continued
SIGGRAPH2007 production – part 1

SIGGRAPH2007 production – part 1

Doing 8 shows in five days took a considerable effort but thanks to the HVX200, Firestore, Final Cut Pro, and a great fxphd crew the process was made a bit easier. In part one of a behind the scenes look … Continued
Siggraph starts

Siggraph starts

We are in San Diego ! Siggraph started for us today, with a brilliant presentation called “Anyone Can Cook Inside Ratatouille’s Kitchen”, by the nice folks from Pixar. What made this entire morning session so interesting was it’s focused discussion … Continued