Category Archives: film

Top 5 accessories to get the most out of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema camera 4k

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Hi all, if you are thinking about getting BlackMagic Design’s pocket cinema camera 4k, or you already have one, then this video might help. I share my thoughts on the top 5 accessories that will help you be a more efficient shooter who is able to get better footage. Although some of this is subjective and there are many other options out there I think the items I list work well and strike a good balance between quality and cost. The BMPCC4k is a great camera, with wonderful IQ but really benefits from a few simple add ons. For general…

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What’s with the photos?

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Hi all, recently I’ve posted a few seemingly random images on instagram and twitter and I’ve had a bunch of emails from people asking if I’ve moved away from 3D. I thought I would give a brief rundown of my history so you understand more of what I’m about. So, I started out as a photographer, back in the 90s. I’d studied photography, art and film at college but spent much time in the dark room (yes, this was pre digital) and fell in love with the process, not just the shooting but the the post processing. ┬áSo much so…

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FUSION | Sliding text reveal tutorial

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https://youtu.be/m18z8JniQF0 Hi everybody. I was recently asked how to achieve a sliding text reveal in Fusion. This is a question I get a fair bit as it's a common task, so here is a video showing a couple of simple methods. One shows how to use the most basic text controls to animate, while the other uses animated polygonal masks. This is unedited video so you get to see me mess up too, something I think it's important to keep in. If you have any more tutorial requests or topics you'd like me to talk about let me know in...
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Cinema 4D Essentials 02. Modeling with splines

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This series is all about getting back to basics. If you are new to 3D or cinema 4D then it's a great place to start, as it shows you how to get the most out of a few simple tools. This second video introduces the spline tools and I go through four methods of creating geometry using splines. This is a really quick way to model certain things and in some cases the only real way. Also a huge thanks to my patreon supporters: James, Juan, Mohammad and Peter. Your support means the world to me! For more info and...
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Henry | Prologue

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This year has been a busy one, with speaking at events from FMX to hosting a show at THU, filming a load of content for various projects all on top of the usual client work. However, the most exciting project of the year has been preproduction on a film that I’m directing. Work has been ongoing for months and months now and we will soon be starting to share a whole bunch of things, from concept art, character his and production diary style posts. We are about ready to shoot the prologue which we will be using in our indiegogo…

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