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With a little research you will probably have an idea of which components you’ll want to use and what you want your computer to look like. Double check and make sure all of your components are going to fit together inside the case you’re going to use — motherboards...
Before you rush off to an expert that will charge you an arm and a leg to solve your computer issues, here are a few things you can try at home that can help you figure out what’s causing these PC problems.Start SimpleMost of the time, if you ask...
Unless you work for a restoration house or film archive, the days of having to edit video on a $10,000-dollar room-sized flatbed editor are decades in the past. Today, you can edit video on a computer that fits in your backpack and costs a lot less than $10,000 dollars....
Video editing suites are ripe with controls. The number of tools at your disposal is astounding. What’s even more astounding is the fact that you need to keep track of all these tools and access the majority of them through a single interface, the keyboard.Now in version 14, DaVinci...
Editors are used to having to make do with what they’re given; it’s part of the gig, but it’s problematic when a piece of footage that’s planned for is nowhere to be found in the edit bay. There’s numerous causes; the media is corrupted in camera, a drive goes...
If I were to sum up sound effects into a single word, that would be “control”. They are an extension of the same control and craft that allows filmmakers to best tell their story. To that end, sound plays a huge and important part of that story.A sound effect...
In this article we look at a breakdown of the Union Station shootout scene from Director Brian DePalma’s 1987 crime classic, “The Untouchables.” We will reveal plot points deep within the movie.“The Untouchables” is a fictional take on Eliot Ness and the exploits of his task force, the Untouchables,...
Although you’re working for yourself in assembling a demo reel, you’re making it to influence someone else. The audience of your demo reel should be whoever is going to look at it and decide they want you to do work for them. The best way to determine that audience...
Workflow design is just as much an art as a science.  Your personal workflows and experience, although valuable, should be looked at as a philosophy more than a template for others. Let’s cover some of the basics of workflow design.Learn more about post-production workflows:The PeopleThe natural tendency is to...
With over one billion users and more prime demographic reach than any major television network, YouTube is a distribution channel you don't want to miss out on. From codecs to bit rates, this in-depth look at the best way to encode your videos for YouTube can help you become...