Filmmaking Roundup #003

In a world with insane amounts of content, I’ve decided to hand pick some standout videos to gawp at. This is a regular feature and will showcase a mixture of cool films, tutorials, techniques, and new products.

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FX CONSOLE: After Effects Workflow Plug-in

Andrew Kramer from Video Copilot walks us through their useful After Effects plugin. It’s totally free. How is this free?! 18:06

Filmmaking Technology

How Codecs Work

If you work with video, it’s vital to understand how codecs work and how they change your image. This is a very in-depth analysis and certainly worth setting aside some time to watch. 43:11

What is 10-Bit 4:2:2?

Griffin Hammond briefly explains 10-Bit 4:2:2 which the upcoming Panasonic GH5 will record internally. 02:51

8 bit vs 10 bit Cameras from by Professional Colorist

A great breakdown of 8 / 10 bit, highlighting the amazing qualities of the Sony A7Sii. 28:22

Final Cut Pro X 10.3: New Features

A look into the recent, fairly major, update to Apple’s pro video editing software. 05:00

Cool FIlms

The Light

Masterful use of light. Wonderful stuff. 05:00

Tasermiut - Greenland’s Wilderness

Beautifully rendered shots taken in Greenland by Alex Nail. The colours are stunning. 02:19

Life under the Aurora

We usually watch Auroras captured using timelapse, so it’s really nice to see some realtime footage. There are some spectacular shots from Norway in this film. 05:02

Metropolis: Cityscape Timelapse 4K

Lovely collection of cityscape work by astrophotographer and timelapse maestro Michael Shaneblum. 02:11

Star Storm: The Destruction of Father

Silly crazy fun from the Auralnaut legends. 02:00

Most Anticipated Feature Film

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

In the 28th century, special operatives Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Laureline (Cara Delevingne) maintain order throughout the universe for the government of the human territories. 01:36


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