Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Last Three Minutes {Po Chan}

The main character in this short is William Turner, a janitor whose life seems mundane on the surface but as it develops, many interesting layers are revealed. We shot his boring existence in the present day at 24fps utilizing the new Canon 5D firmware. As William’s life unfolds from present day to the past, we […]

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City of Lakes Trailer {Patrick Moreau from Still Motion + Kevin Shahinian from Pacific Pictures}

FROM THE POSTING ON VIMEO: “There are so many ways to tell a story… And so much a wedding symbolizes. So many questions it tends to raise: What is love? What is faith? It was our hope to explore these themes in a far more dramatically engaging way than we felt possible in a traditional […]

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Intro to DSLR Cameras {Philip Bloom}

DSLR stands for digital single lens reflex. DSLR cameras use a mirror to reflect the image from the lens to the viewfinder, behind the mirror is a sensor. The sensor is what takes that light and interprets it as a electronic signal that shows up on your camera’s screen. It’s more complicated than that, but […]

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An intro to Stabilizers with EOS {Still Motion}

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Same Day Edit {Major Diamond Productions}

Why would you want to shoot an event by just throwing your camera on a tripod and pressing record? YOU WOULDN’T! Here is an example of how create a shooting style that breaks the rules. This was shot, edited and screened the same day. The cameras used on this shoot were: Canon 5D Mark ii […]

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Timescapes: Rapture {Tom Lowe}

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Silent Transitions

In order to create the effects used in this film was shot at 60fps and slowed down to 1% using Twixtor in After Effects. You can also use Twixter in Final cut Pro. 6000fps

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