This video is an overview of how EDL’s and CDL’s fit into a basic VFX pipeline. EDL (Editors Decision List) is a file format that allows edited sequences to be transferred from one application to another.
This article demonstrates a fast and effective way to create a DCP (Digital Cinema package) that meets the requirements for screening in Ster Kinekor cinema’s in South Africa, using only a 1920×1080 Prores or equivalent Export and free software.
This article proposes an easy way to work with LogC footage often generated by the Arri Alexa inside After Effects. It is important that you are familiar with LogC and rec709 colour space. You can find great information about these colour spaces here:
Many young directors, especially those in film school, find working with actors intimidating. Often the actors are also learning how to work with directors. It’s true that you learn the most on set, but you have to at least be prepared for the difficult road ahead.
It is essential for a director to understanding the building blocks in a scene. It allows him or her to quickly make changes within a performance without giving result directing. Working with the actors on their scene and life goals during rehearsal is an effective way to communicate with actors in a language that everyone understands.