Desert Punk: Life’s Tough, Get Punked

“Desert Punk” takes place in a dystopian post-apocalyptic future. Mankind destroyed the modern world in a cataclysm that turned Japan into the Great Kanto Desert. Life in the desert is rough and mercenaries roam wild, taking on and completing any job as long as it pays enough. The show focuses on the adventures of the Kanta […]

Final Cut Pro X

Apple’s Final Cut suite of professional editing programs have been used on films from the Coen brothers remake of “True Grit” to “(500) Days of Summer”.  According to Facebook, in 2007 49% of films made were edited with the application.

The Pitfalls of Motion Capture

Special effects have come a long way in the past 30 years.  They’ve evolved from practical elements rotoscoped together to digital effects that stitched together with the power of computer editing.  The increasing power and speed of computers means that computers are able to create complex worlds that take up terabytes of data like James Cameron’s “Avatar” […]

Behind-the-Scenes WETA Livestream

It seems that WETA featured a Livestream about “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” just before Apple’s exclusive trailer debuted on Thursday.  The livestream featured Joe Letterii, Senior Visual Effects Supervisor for WETA, Dan Lemmon, a Visual Effects Supervisor, and actor Andy Serkis, who will be playing Caesar, the ape that leads the rebellion […]