What is a Split Focus Diopter?

With modern cameras, it’s much easier to achieve a deep depth of field, but there’s still something to be said about the split focus diopter shots that we saw in early film.

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Jay Soriano

Feb 16

Remote Production in 2022: Things to Consider

If 2021 was the year remote production became normalized, 2022 is when it becomes the de-facto way of work for Media and Entertainment (M&E). The “big” projects in M&E have been moving in this direction for sometime. Albeit slowly. In 2021, all aspects of production moved from the facilities to the WFH model making everyone a remote worker.

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Gary Adcock

Jan 31

Creating the Metaverse with Volumetric Video and Virtual Production

Metastage provides state-of-the-art, 3D volumetric video capture and photorealistic virtual humans—and when paired with virtual production, is perfect for injecting into the metaverse as representations of real people.

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Jim Donnelly

Nov 30

The Evolution of Video Editing: From the Moviola to Machine Learning

It’s crazy to think about how far we’ve come in the evolution of video editing when you see how easy it is to cut and rearrange footage on your mobile phone nowadays.

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Jim Donnelly

Nov 4

NFTs and Filmmakers: Monetize Your Video Content, New-School Style

Should filmmakers care about NFTs? We think it's worth a closer look. Learn how can NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, can help creators and filmmakers monetize video content and digital artwork in 2021.

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Jim Donnelly

May 12

The Dutch Angle: A Cinematic Technique That Makes Viewers Anxious

The Dutch Angle is one of those cinematic techniques that just oozes creativity, unease and — also, among some — also a little bit of controversy.

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Mathew Sobkowicz

Jul 11