Forget the nostalgia and old fashion of typical film reels, the age of digital film is here, and at the forefront of that new age is the Arri Alexa Digital Camera. With more and more movies using the amount of special effects and blue or green screen that they use it is becoming increasingly practical and efficient to use digital cameras. Digital cameras open many great opportunities to film makers as they allow them to start post-production on the very day when footage is shot. With this advantage of speed film makers can not only finish their film quicker they can also make sure that things develop in the way […]
Green Screen is Changing the World of Movies By Kailene Chen A woman sits on a bench overlooking a green screen stage. A man walking his dog passes by. You blink. A woman sits on a bench overlooking New York on a cloudy day with the Brooklyn Bridge in the distance as a man walking his dog passes by. The woman is still sitting and the man is still walking his dog but the world for these characters has changed entirely because there is a backdrop. That is, the backdrop of film gives the characters a setting and context to function and develop in, thereby creating a story and […]
By Valentin Ewan At first glance it seems safe to say that Sam Raimi’s recent film, “Oz the Great and Powerful” deserves some credit. In the creative wasteland of modern big budget Hollywood movies with its endless masses of remakes and reboots, it is nice to see something that isn’t just the Wizard of Oz with a fresher coat of paint. Though, perhaps, the only reason we got this different cinematic take on Oz was simply because Disney does not possess the rights to the original Wizard of Oz. Ironically, however, while “Oz” is not a remake it does not break much new ground and stays a little too close […]
By Valentin Ewan As the success of “Life of Pi” shows, with four accolades from the Academy Awards alone, green screen is not only a great potential tool for film but sometimes a necessary one. After all, imagine how many stuntmen or actors would be lost at sea or mauled by tigers if ”Life of Pi” had been made in simpler cinematic times. Green screen has been criticized by some, who consider the environments created by green screen, regardless of how beautiful or accurate they may be, limiting to the medium of film. These people believe that a green screen makes it harder for actors to act in and […]
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Animation is a truly magnificent thing. It takes inanimate objects and brings them to life or with today’s methods it can even create something completely from scratch which can appear amazingly real and lifelike. There have been many different types of animation over the years and they each change has happened because of new technological advances. These changes have also meant that the job of animators has also changed significantly.
Party Girl Green Screen Photobooth Ok Gang. This is not something offered by my company, the American Movie Company, ( we specialize in VFX, Green Screen Special Visual Effects, 3D Virtual Sets, TriCasters, etc) but I really thought it “way cool” and even though I can get all kinds of high end professional green screen video photography for myself and my fellow actors hr in our Green Screen TriBeca stage in lower Manhattan. Hey, I like this Green Screen Booth.Every party needs a photobooth, (and I love parties… really love parties. And like other girls I have fun in photobooths. But trust me. Not all photobooths are created equal. Listen […]
You can give your shots an arty touch resembling pencil drawings, watercolors, or oil paintings, by just editing and enhancing them digitally. You will find an assortment of digital software packages available that you can purchase, but the standard is thought to be Adobe Photoshop. With Photoshop, photos can be quickly changed into works of art by simply just picking the result you seek.