production blog

production blog

More fxguidetv – download ep02 now

More fxguidetv – download ep02 now

As you know we like to blog the production aspects of fxphd and fxguide here and this last week we have been busy, getting ready for our amazing new term at fxphd + doing fxguidetv fxguide started podcasting in the … Continued
karma

karma

Tonight was the night to record my last After Effects class — Brian Higgins, AE monster and guest lecturer, could only do it on Friday night around 6pm. Sure, I said. I forgot that Friday = June 29th. But good … Continued
fxphd + fxguidetv @ VES Festival Of Visual Effects

fxphd + fxguidetv @ VES Festival Of Visual Effects

Ken Ralston and Dennis Muren interviewed for fxguidetv What a weekend! fxphd was at the Visual Effects Society Festival of Visual Effects, helping the VES shoot the event for their archives…and gathering other related material we hope to bring to … Continued
Stunts

Stunts

So I said I would write about stunts: so let me do that and give everyone a production update. Stunts: If you have never done stunt work – the first rule is safety, and on that score – a stunt … Continued
I promise I’ll get back on track but…

I promise I’ll get back on track but…

For those in fxphd who have been doing various things with multiple images and 3D models – especially last term with 3D tracking and photogrammerty,… if you have not seen this video from the ted.com conference it is worth watching … Continued
Oh that’s got to hurt !

Oh that’s got to hurt !

So this weekend we did an incredible stunt shoot for fxphd. We were incredibly lucky to get Tony Lynch and a great team of professional stunt guys to work with us. These guy’s film credits are an amazing body of … Continued
Bling

Bling

Wow I just got home and more DVDs from the Academy – you know it is Emmy season when your mail box fills – not that I am complaining 🙂 – it is great way to see shows you may … Continued
SMPTE – post NAB thing at 1000fps

SMPTE – post NAB thing at 1000fps

I went to a SMPTE post NAB thing the other night… it was a break down of technical innovation from the conference last month… and I ran into Phiroze Dalal from Vision Research. I had seen these guys when I … Continued