Surviving Post-production

How to Get Into and Survive Film, Advertising and TV Post-production – The Alternative Guide

Autodesk Flame Unleashed

Autodesk Flame, the Rolls Royce of the post-production finishing that can handle the whole of the post-production process from Editing to VFX and Motion Graphics, is now affordable, subscription based, … Continue reading

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‘Hollywood’s Greatest Trick’ documentary on the VFX industry on The Fresno Bee website

  Fantastic documentary on the state of the VFX industry and the struggles of the VFX Artists.

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Phil Tippet Interview on Interviewly

Phil Tippett Interview with Interviewly The interview is from 2013 but timeless.    

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Pro Nuke Tutorials With Sample Scripts

Image Splitshire Some awesome tutorials I have come across recently. FREE Keying and Despilling (demonstrating IBK stacking method) http://www.compositingmentor.com Auto Clean Plate for Nuke http://www.nukepedia.com Expand edge http://www.nukepedia.com SUBSCRIPTION AOV … Continue reading

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30 Steps to Learning Nuke Studio

Sometimes a piece of software comes out that changes everything. https://www.thefoundry.co.uk/products/nuke/features/?product=nukestudio Nuke Studio’s editorial and finishing tools have elevated Nuke to another level that gives VFX artists back control of editing and finishing … Continue reading

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7 Simple Steps to Building and Managing an In-house Post-production Facility

Over the last 10 years there has been a growing trend in setting up in-house post-production facilities. Some have been more successful than others due to a number of factors, … Continue reading

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Interview With VFX Serbia

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FREE Kindle No1 bestseller download for 96 hours – ‘How to get into and survive Film, Advertising and TV post-production’

FREE Kindle No1 bestseller download for 4 days, 27.01-30.01. Download here: Amazon.co.uk 27.01. 08:00 am GMT – 30.01. 07:59 am GMT Amazon.com 27.01. 12:00 am PMT – 30.01. 11:59 pm PMT  … Continue reading

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10 Simple Steps to Becoming a VFX Compositor

Ok, so you have seen these Nuke Breakdowns and think the glamour of Hollywood awaits you…well then… 1. Have a look around filmmaking and post-production. 2. Still keen? Then check the core … Continue reading

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Book Trailer – How to get into and survive Film, Advertising and TV post-production – The alternative guide

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VFX News

03/05/2013 The Hollywood Reporter – Visual Effects Companies Meet to Consider Formation of Trade Association VFX World – Spring 2013 Animation and VFX Film Preview 02/05/2013 VFX Soldier – Letter … Continue reading

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Yay! Davi Stein of Escape Studios Reviews the Book ‘How to Get Into and Survive Film, Advertising and TV Post-production’

‘How to get into and survive Film, Advertising and TV post-production – The alternative guide’ by Klaudija Cermak From the amazing compositing tutor at the amazing VFX school. Escape Studios’ … Continue reading

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The Book Extract: Learn to Make a Nice Hot Cup of Tea

When I arrived in London, I was armed with a variety of skills but apart from a long list of politically incorrect jokes, few were relevant to survival in the … Continue reading

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The Book Extract: “I’m an Artist”

Then the first thing you should consider doing is joining the art world. It is open to new ideas. It allows you to create original and challenging work. It lets … Continue reading

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The Book Extract: Rules are Made to be Broken

At the beginning of my career, a colleague told me: ‘You can’t combine these two colours. They don’t go.’ At first, I was taken aback. Immediately after, I felt exhilarated. … Continue reading

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The Book Extract: The Traditional Way

The traditional way of getting a job in post–production is to start as a runner and build your way to the top. It requires tonnes of enthusiasm and the willingness … Continue reading

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The Book: ‘How to get into and survive Film, Advertising and TV Post-production – The Alternative Guide’

‘How to get into and survive Film, Advertising and TV post-production – The alternative guide’ PAPERBACK from LULU £8.99. Bestseller on Amazon.co.uk (Kindle Art and Reference) within 24 hours KINDLE … Continue reading

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