20 Steps to Becoming a Master Compositor (Part Two): The Last Ten Steps

The twenty steps and skills required to becoming a master compositor.

20 Steps to Becoming a Master Compositor (Part One): The First Ten Steps

The twenty steps and skills required to becoming a master compositor.

Special Effects Software Guide (Part Three): Bread and Butter Stuff

If you’re a newcomer to special effects this comprehensive guide will tell you what each VFX discipline means, and which software to use for it. Part Three covers the ‘bread and butter’ tools.

An Overview of the different Stages of Post Production (Part Two)

An Overview of the different Stages of Post Production. In Part Two we look at the Mixing, Mastering and Creating Deliverables stages.

Layer-based vs Node-based Compositing

The simplest explanation of the difference between layer-based and node-based compositing applications, and when to use what.

VIII: The Impossible Post

Post production on The Impossible Murder took one year. First it went to a post-house (I won’t name them) who promised to do the editing, VFX, grading and sound mixing for a reasonable fee. After paying them a hefty advance, I learnt their editor was doing multiple jobs at the same time. The editing took […]