production blog

production blog

Silo McClean dropped by the Tech Penthouse to discuss her book, which seriously examines the issues of styles of visual effects. The book is a serious look at the nature of visual effects, and it was great she could drop … Continued
Special effects

Special effects

We had a great time visiting MEG and seeing their special effects makeup. This will be covered in BKD 301 – but also these guys did work for the Stunt shoot AND they have promised to do help us again … Continued
On Set

On Set

This week Mike was on set shooting a ‘baby’ commercial. In this spot, we need to help one new born baby help out another newborn baby. As little babies can’t exactly take direction, a lot of the movements they do … Continued
Stunt Shoot

Stunt Shoot

Editing and online started this week on the Stunt project. We transferred all the film to SR – and then conformed 1920 x 1080 in Flame. The project will be done all HD – and we’ll be distributing high res … Continued
Macworld has changed

Macworld has changed

I first went to MacWorld about 13 years ago when I first moved to Chicago and started working at Avenue Edit. I moved from Grand Rapids, which was a much smaller market — but we were using the Mac IIci … Continued