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Short Film Friday: The American Dollar, “Anything You Synthesize”

June 25th, 2010 · 1 Comment

From the production team:
“After hearing work from ‘The American Dollar’ we really felt the urge to create a music video for one of their new songs. Inspired by the music we had the idea of making a decaying world. One single cameramovement from left to right, showing a landscape, looping 9 times. Day becomes night […]

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Tags: Art · Filmmaker · Music · Short Film Friday · Video

Often Awesome Accepted at L.A. Web Festival

March 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

The L.A. Web Festival has officially accepted Often Awesome The Series. Blake and I are very humbled and excited by the selection. I was contemplating on traveling to attend the festival but personal issues have come up to keep me home. If you are out in L.A. you can either watch the […]

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Tags: Message · News · Profession

Buggy Vimeo

February 10th, 2010 · No Comments

I love the look, community and functions of Vimeo. They are the first choice to upload my videos. They have some growing pains and I have been patient with them in the past. That was until recently when I began uploading our Often Awesome Web Series there to showcase. Everything was […]

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Tags: Message

Review: SUGARfx HUD

October 12th, 2009 · 1 Comment

What is SUGARfx HUD?
A unique set of plug-ins to make your video look like it’s being seen through binoculars, weapon sights, old cameras and a wide range of high-tech gadgetry.
The trial, unlockable version of HUD comes with the standard FxFactory installer.
The Review
HUD comes with 3 filters, Binoculars, On Screen Display and Target. FxFactory can […]

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Conversation with Filmmaker William Hellmuth

September 17th, 2009 · 1 Comment

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The creator and director of The Black Dawn web series was kind to take some time to talk with me about his hit web series and what is was like to create and produce a 24 episodic series for $1,500. William and his crew created a cool suspenseful series that […]

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Tags: Conversation · Filmmaker · Podcast

Boinx Plugin for Final Cut Pro

August 7th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Boinx Software and Noise Industries, teamed up to create FxTiles, a collection of 3D filters and transitions based on FxFactory for Final Cut Pro, Motion, Final Cut Express and Adobe After Effects.
The transitions and filters that Boinx put together is a nice package. These transitions are great for videos with movement and action […]

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Time Lapse Videos Explained

July 17th, 2009 · No Comments

Via Rob Griffiths & Macworld…

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Tags: Filmmaker · Tips

Plugin Review: Volumetrix 2 from idustrial Revolution

June 12th, 2009 · No Comments

FxFactory Pro is absolutely amazing and the plugin developers are making filters and transitions that are simply sensational. Here is my video review of Volumetrix 2 from Idustrial Revolution part of the FxFactory Pro plugins for Final Cut Pro, Motion and Final Cut Express.

My 2¢
FxFactory Pro is supplying some of the coolest and most […]

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Product Review: CHV-Electronics Plugins for Final Cut Pro Part 1

May 29th, 2009 · No Comments

This is the first part of a few reviews for CHV-Electronics. In this review I concentrate on the Filters and Transitions, QC Integration FX V1.7.1. CHV-Plugins are great and allow you to open your imagination to create your own custom plugin with their Quartz Composer Developer Tool. What is Quartz Composer you […]

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Tags: Apple · Final Cut Pro · Reviews · Video

Final Cut Pro Quick Tip: Select Track Tool

April 26th, 2009 · No Comments

Final Cut Pro Quick Tip: Select Track Tool from Andy Coon on Vimeo.
This is a great tool. You can select 1 or all tracks in front or behind the area you need to edit and move the tracks without manually selecting all the tracks. I explain it a lot easier in the video.

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