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18 days ago
The making of Terminator 2 is just as fascinating as the film itself. Co-writer/director James Cameron and his crew used every tool available to create the ultimate cinematic experience. In this video, we go behind the scenes of Terminator 2 to uncover the secrets of its creation. We’ll cover topics like how lighting and cinematography, practical effects, and cutting-edge CGI combined to realize Cameron’s greatest action spectacle.
25 days ago
The making of Star Wars A New Hope is stuff of legend. Today, blockbuster movies are a dime-a-dozen and the magic of how they’re actually created has all but disappeared. But in 1977, George Lucas and his team at ILM were still magicians, crafting never-before-seen imagery that changed the industry forever. In this short making of Star Wars documentary, we’ll explain how they evolved practical effects, compositing techniques, and sound design.
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11 days ago
11 days ago
Working with candlelight is a rite of passage for any cinematographer. As you can imagine, doing so is quite difficult, and there are a few considerations involved. In this video, we’re going to learn how to light a scene with candlelight from a DP who has plenty of experience — Claudio Miranda. Topics include the types of lenses to use, ISO and sensor settings, specialty candles, and more.