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Since its initial release last July Final Cut Pro X has gone through several updates that have taken it from version 10.0.0 to 10.0.3. Those numbers may look small but the feature improvements are big and there is plenty of new functionality worth reviewing as part of a much-improved whole.
Nancy, from Mettle, makers of ShapeShifter AE, shows you how to create the die-cast title effect seen in the most recent trailer for Sony/Columbia Pictures' The Amazing Spider-Man, coming this summer.
Redrock Micro is now shipping its UltraCage|Blue support gear the company first announced in November during Canon's EOS C300 launch event. The suite of support gear includes five new configurations, from handheld to cinema shouldermount, as well as more than a dozen new accessories to build out the rigs for various production needs.
Tim Burke spent the last ten years immersed in the magical world of Harry Potter, a world that could not have been created without visual effects. He was visual effects supervisor at Mill Film for the second film, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, and has been the visual effects supervisor on each film since in the series of eight, receiving an Oscar nomination as co-visual effects supervisor for the third.
Rob Legato began his career in television, working as a visual effects supervisor on The Twilight Zone, Star Trek: The Next Generation, and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and receiving five Emmy nominations and two Emmys before joining Digital Domain in 1994.
On the surface The Artist, directed by Michel Hazanavicius, is an ode to a simpler time in movie-making history. Set in 1927 Hollywood at the dawn of the talkies, the black-and-white silent movie tells an old-fashioned love story with plenty of heart …
Rise of the Planet of the Apes stars a chimpanzee named Caesar, a CG character performed by Andy Serkis and created at Weta Digital, who acts alongside actor James Franco, a scientist who raises Caesar like a child.
Director Chris Kenneally and producer Keanu Reeves traveled the globe, interviewing cinematic luminaries - Martin Scorsese, James Cameron and Christopher Nolan, for starters - about the ongoing digital revolution.