Creative COW Library https://library.creativecow.net/ Creative COW Library of tutorials, articles, reviews and more for media professionals world wide. en-us Thu, 13 Dec 2018 03:00:00 GMT PHP Script webmaster@creativecow.net webmaster@creativecow.net Compositing Secrets Everyone Can Use Pt. 4 - Advanced Alphas https://library.creativecow.net/ubsdell_simon/compositing_secrets_advanced_alpha_channels/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/ubsdell_simon/compositing_secrets_advanced_alpha_channels.php When most people hear the words "alpha channels", they think "transparency", but that's not exactly accurate. The truth is more complex, and a quite bit more interesting! Join longtime VFX artist, editor, software developer, and business owner Simon Ubsdell for Part 4 of the best look behind the tec Fri, 07 Dec 2018 08:19:02 GMT George H.W. Bush Yelled At Me For Making Him Look Bad On TV https://library.creativecow.net/wilson_tim/Make-em-look-good-on-TV/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/wilson_tim/Make-em-look-good-on-TV.php In his earlier life as a TV producer, Creative COW's Tim Wilson had a memorable encounter with the 41st President of the United States not long after he left office, while shooting a PR piece for the local news. It's a humorous tale of meeting deadlines, meeting expectations, and meeting a man only Sat, 01 Dec 2018 21:39:52 GMT Editing The Emmy Award-Winning Phenomenon, Wild Wild Country https://library.creativecow.net/latham_matt/editing_emmy-winning_wild_wild_country/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/latham_matt/editing_emmy-winning_wild_wild_country.php Wild Wild Country premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival to great acclaim, and when it hit Netflix a few months later, it quickly became a phenomenon, going on to win the Emmy for Outstanding Documentary of Nonfiction Series and netting editor Neil Meiklejohn an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Thu, 29 Nov 2018 01:11:32 GMT Stock Video for Professionals https://library.creativecow.net/harlan_rod/stock_video_for_professionals/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/harlan_rod/stock_video_for_professionals.php The Adobe Stock story begins with over 8 million videos, but also includes unique Adobe Stock takes advantage of unique features including AI-driven search, workflow integrations, and content partnerships to offer creative professionals exceptionally wide-ranging and easy-to-use options. Wed, 28 Nov 2018 05:35:27 GMT Reimagining Terminator 2's HUDs and Graphics with Adobe XD https://library.creativecow.net/lewis_hillary/reimagining_terminator_2_hud_design/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/lewis_hillary/reimagining_terminator_2_hud_design.php What looked futuristic for heads-up displays and graphic overlays just a few years ago looks primitive today, which inspired the designers at Territory Studio (responsible for HUD and screen design in Avengers: Infinity War, Blade Runner 2049, The Martian, Guardians of the Galaxy and many more) to a Mon, 12 Nov 2018 09:45:33 GMT Top RC Drones With a Camera Updated With New Drone Models for 2018 https://library.creativecow.net/cow_creative/top_rc_drones_with_a_camera_updated_with_new_drone_models_for_2018/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_creative/top_rc_drones_with_a_camera_updated_with_new_drone_models_for_2018.php Drone aerial photography is, wait for it, taking off. Whether you’re using them for recreation, to build an aerial service business, or to integrate UAS into your existing business or organization, the goal of this article is to explore ten of the best RC drones with a camera on the market today. Sun, 28 Oct 2018 12:45:00 GMT Face Vocal Band: Giving Rock a Human Voice https://library.creativecow.net/cow_creative/face_vocal_band_giving_rock_a_human_voice/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_creative/face_vocal_band_giving_rock_a_human_voice.php Great music transcends genre. The most memorable songs are able to cross over to different styles seamlessly. They’re timeless because the melodies and lyrics reach people no matter what kind of music they favor. That is the root of Face Vocal Band’s success. The Colorado band has been bringing Wed, 24 Oct 2018 21:07:48 GMT Compositing Secrets Everyone Can Use: Pt. 3 - Alpha Channels https://library.creativecow.net/ubsdell_simon/compositing_secrets_alpha_channels/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/ubsdell_simon/compositing_secrets_alpha_channels.php When most people hear the words "alpha channels", they think "transparency", but that's not exactly accurate. The truth is more complex, and a quite bit more interesting! Join longtime VFX artist, editor, software developer, and business owner Simon Ubsdell for Part 3 of the best look behind the tec Thu, 18 Oct 2018 01:40:52 GMT Mocha Pro 19 from BorisFX: Overview and New Features https://library.creativecow.net/gleissenberger_tobias/mocha_pro_2019_overview_new_features/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/gleissenberger_tobias/mocha_pro_2019_overview_new_features.php Mocha is an academy award winning planar tracker that is widely used in the VFX and Film Making industry. Mocha Pro 2019 adds some exciting new features to this powerful software tool, starting with a much-streamlined interface and GPU acceleration. Join VFX guru Tobias Gleissenberger of Surfaced St Tue, 09 Oct 2018 19:11:37 GMT Compositing Secrets Everyone Can Use 2: Advanced Blend Modes https://library.creativecow.net/ubsdell_simon/compositing_secrets_everyone_can_use_advanced_blend_modes/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/ubsdell_simon/compositing_secrets_everyone_can_use_advanced_blend_modes.php Whether you're a full-time compositor and VFX artist, an editor working in one of the many NLEs that supports Blend Modes (including Adobe Premiere, Apple FCP and FCPX, Avid Media Composer, DaVinci Rsolve, and VEGAS Pro), or whether you just want the additional graphics power that comes with insight Mon, 01 Oct 2018 01:01:01 GMT GoPro HERO7 First Look https://library.creativecow.net/tv_adorama/gopro_hero7_first_look/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/tv_adorama/gopro_hero7_first_look.php The new GoPro HERO7 can do WHAT? Join Steven John Irby, co-owner and director of Street Dreams Magazine, for a look at the most advanced GoPro yet: HyperSmooth Stabilization, TimeWarp Video, live streaming, voice control, waterproof, and much more. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:17:20 GMT Five Cinematic Drone Shots For You To Master https://library.creativecow.net/tv_adorama/cinematic_drone_shots_to_master/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/tv_adorama/cinematic_drone_shots_to_master.php If you tend to put your drone up in the air and then struggle with what to do next, or if you just randomly shoot around filling up your memory card, then this tutorial is for you. Here are 5 cinematic drone shots that, with a little practice, will take your aerial cinematography to the next level. Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:12:03 GMT Blackmagic Design Announces Advanced New Blackmagic RAW Codec https://library.creativecow.net/cow_creative/blackmagic_design_announces_advanced_new_blackmagic_raw_codec/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_creative/blackmagic_design_announces_advanced_new_blackmagic_raw_codec.php Blackmagic Design has introduced the public beta of Blackmagic RAW, a new and very modern codec that combines the quality and benefits of RAW with the ease of use, speed and file sizes of traditional video formats. Blackmagic RAW is a more intelligent format that gives customers stunning images, inc Fri, 14 Sep 2018 17:36:56 GMT Video, Audio, VFX, & Finishing: The Hybrid Suite Revealed! https://library.creativecow.net/solorio_marco/video_audio_vfx_finishing_hybrid_suite_revealed/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/solorio_marco/video_audio_vfx_finishing_hybrid_suite_revealed.php Marco Solorio of OneRiver Media takes us into his newly built suite, which he refers to as the “hybrid suite”, combing editorial, color grading, and audio mixing in one harmonious environment. Installation affordability is this suite's undertone where today's industries are in tight financial cl Fri, 14 Sep 2018 18:04:24 GMT Compositing Secrets Everyone Can Use: Pt. 1 - Blend Modes https://library.creativecow.net/ubsdell_simon/compositing_secrets_blend_modes/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/ubsdell_simon/compositing_secrets_blend_modes.php Join longtime VFX artist, editor, software developer, and business owner Simon Ubsdell for the best look behind the technology of blend modes that you've ever seen. This isn't just for graphics and VFX, but for video editors too -- anyone who puts anything together, and wants to learn more about HOW Thu, 13 Sep 2018 03:42:17 GMT Jiggling Jelly in Maxon Cinema 4D! https://library.creativecow.net/bergin_dave/jiggling_jelly_in_maxon_cinema4D/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/bergin_dave/jiggling_jelly_in_maxon_cinema4D.php 3D and motion graphics artist Dave Bergin of CG Shortcuts shows how to create and animate jiggling jelly in Maxon Cinema 4D using C4D's Jiggle Deformer. Wed, 12 Sep 2018 03:19:43 GMT Luck: A True Hollywood Story https://library.creativecow.net/rusnak_yoni/luck_a_true_hollywood_story/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/rusnak_yoni/luck_a_true_hollywood_story.php It’s all about who you know, right? But what if you don't know anyone? Yoni Rusnak didn't come to Hollywood until nearly 30, not knowing anyone, yet is rapidly building an enviable resume in both scripted and unscripted TV. He's found that you CAN create luck, using a formula for breaking into the Wed, 12 Sep 2018 03:16:58 GMT Filming In Small Spaces https://library.creativecow.net/tv_adorama/filming_in_small_spaces/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/tv_adorama/filming_in_small_spaces.php "Penned" is a narrative series shot on location in New York, which means working in lots of small spaces. The team not only explores how these challenges call upon their highest level of creativity in the shortest amount of time, but also lay out how these challenges give some of the most creative r Tue, 11 Sep 2018 13:06:22 GMT What It Takes to Edit Big TV Shows: This Guy Edits https://library.creativecow.net/pape_sven/what_it_takes_to_edit_big_time_tv/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/pape_sven/what_it_takes_to_edit_big_time_tv.php Sven Pape of "This Guy Edits" joins TV editor Josh Beal (House of Cards, Bloodline) for a close-up look at editing Season 2 of Counterpart, the Starz series starring JK Simmons in a dual role -- which is only the start of the challenges presented by this high-energy sci-fi thriller. Josh dives deep Tue, 11 Sep 2018 11:33:01 GMT Disintegration VFX in Adobe After Effects https://library.creativecow.net/gleissenberger_tobias/adobe_after_effects_disintegration_effects/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/gleissenberger_tobias/adobe_after_effects_disintegration_effects.php Join VFX guru Tobias Gleissenberger of Surfaced Studio for a classically energetic Adobe After Effects tutorial combining difference mattes, displacement maps, edge glows, and compositing tricks to dissolve (or explode!) one element in your frame while leaving the rest alone. Mon, 10 Sep 2018 21:41:56 GMT Writer-Director Vidhya Iyer: Parents, Children, & Brown Love https://library.creativecow.net/deng_clarence/vidhya_iyer_a_voice_for_brown_love_in_hollywood/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/deng_clarence/vidhya_iyer_a_voice_for_brown_love_in_hollywood.php Writer-director Vidhya Iyer is an Indian-Nigerian-American filmmaker, improv comic, AFI graduate, and CAPE (Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment) New Writers Fellow. Work on award-winning shorts has led to a comedy pilot called "PG 30" about authenticity, adult children learning to become ho Sun, 09 Sep 2018 23:19:47 GMT NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang Unveils Turing, Reinventing Computer Graphics https://library.creativecow.net/cow_creative/nvidia_ceo_jensen_huang_unveils_turing_reinventing_computer_graphics/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_creative/nvidia_ceo_jensen_huang_unveils_turing_reinventing_computer_graphics.php Ray-traced graphics offer incredible realism. Interactive graphics driven by GPUs offer speed and responsiveness. The two now come together in the greatest leap since the invention of the CUDA GPU in 2006, NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang announced Monday. Speaking at the SIGGRAPH professional graphics confe Wed, 15 Aug 2018 18:14:22 GMT NVIDIA's realtime raytracing premieres at SIGGRAPH 2018 https://library.creativecow.net/cow_creative/nvidias_realtime_raytracing_premieres_at_siggraph_2018/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_creative/nvidias_realtime_raytracing_premieres_at_siggraph_2018.php Highlights include: Photorealistic, interactive car rendering. Real-time ray tracing on a single GPU. Advanced rendering for games & film. Cornell Box ??" Turn to this tested graphics teaching tool to see how Turing uses ray tracing to deliver complex effects ??" ranging from diffused reflection to Wed, 15 Aug 2018 17:41:21 GMT The Top 5 Most Common Problems with Student Films https://library.creativecow.net/pape_sven/top_5_problems_student_films/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/pape_sven/top_5_problems_student_films.php What are the biggest mistakes of most student films? This "Science of Editing" episode may just have the answer. Join "This Guy Edits" Sven Pape and Macquarie University lecturer Dr. Karen Pearlman, author of "Cutting Rhythms: Intuitive Film Editing" and former President of the Australian Screen Edi Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:13:27 GMT Creating Interactive 360 Aerial Panoramas with Your Drone https://library.creativecow.net/tv_adorama/creating_interactive_360_panorama_drone/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/tv_adorama/creating_interactive_360_panorama_drone.php From Where I Drone's Dirk Dallas will show you how to capture and stitch together an interactive 360 aerial panorama image using your drone. Dirk will also give you some expert tips on how he shoots and processes panoramic images using the Litchi app for iOS and Android, PTGui and Adobe Photoshop, a Wed, 15 Aug 2018 10:46:57 GMT In-Camera Video Transition Hacks https://library.creativecow.net/gleissenberger_tobias/video_camera_transition_hacks/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/gleissenberger_tobias/video_camera_transition_hacks.php When you think about video transitions, your mind might first turn to software, but as Surfaced Studio vfx guru Tobias Gleissenberger points out, some of the cleverest, most-effective, and easiest transitions to create are ones that take place primarily in your camera. A little pre-production planni Wed, 15 Aug 2018 12:11:11 GMT Through The Lens: Alex Strohl https://library.creativecow.net/tv_adorama/through_the_lens_s601_alex_strohl/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/tv_adorama/through_the_lens_s601_alex_strohl.php The "why" of Alex Strohl's work as a nature photographer: to inspire people to get outside. In this presentation from Adorama TV, Alex talks about what led him to the American West, the mysteries of our interaction with water, and the magic that can happen when things go wrong. Wed, 08 Aug 2018 14:14:00 GMT Adobe After Effects: Common QT & Export Problems & Solutions https://library.creativecow.net/gleissenberger_tobias/adobe_AE_common_export_problems_solutions/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/gleissenberger_tobias/adobe_AE_common_export_problems_solutions.php Problems with Adobe After Effects? Can't import or export QuickTime videos? Exports too big? Missing codecs? AE guru and VFX whiz Tobias Gleissenberger of Surfaced Studio has the answers you're looking for to make every project come to completion more smoothly, including a comparison of exported fil Wed, 08 Aug 2018 06:48:34 GMT Editing Marvel's Black Panther: Debbie Berman ACE https://library.creativecow.net/wall_kylee/marvels_black_panther_editor_debbie_berman/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/wall_kylee/marvels_black_panther_editor_debbie_berman.php This is an epic tale spanning two decades, three countries, 12,000 miles -- and that's just the story of Debbie Berman, ACE, starting in reality TV and indie film in South Africa, making her way to Canada and then the US to edit Marvel's Spider-man: Homecoming and, most recently, Black Panther, alre Wed, 08 Aug 2018 17:02:21 GMT Searching: Creating Cinematic Drama From Small Screen Trauma https://library.creativecow.net/wall_kylee/searching_cinematic_storytelling_with_computer_screens/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/wall_kylee/searching_cinematic_storytelling_with_computer_screens.php The thriller "Searching" takes place on computer screens, but no screen captures were made. Instead, the team built the individual elements in Adobe Illustrator, animated in Adobe After Effects, and edited those elements together with live action footage in Adobe Premiere Pro. Creative COW Managing Mon, 30 Jul 2018 13:39:38 GMT What Picasso Can Teach Us About Filmmaking https://library.creativecow.net/pape_sven/what_picasso_can_teach_filmmakers/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/pape_sven/what_picasso_can_teach_filmmakers.php Feature film editor Sven Pape takes a unique, entertaining look at Pablo Picasso's approach to art, and offers specific examples from a variety of movies, as well as Picasso's own advice. As Sven puts it, success requires action. Make a film. Fail. Then fail harder. Of course, Picasso and Sven have Mon, 30 Jul 2018 13:10:00 GMT The Ultimate Guide to Flying Drones with Dirk Dallas https://library.creativecow.net/tv_adorama/ultimate_guide_to_flying_drones/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/tv_adorama/ultimate_guide_to_flying_drones.php Join filmmaker, photographer, educator, and drone pilot Dirk Dallas of "From Where I Drone" for this comprehensive guide to getting started, and getting really good, with flying drones. His practical advice covers preparation, calibration, and exercises to master for control of both your drone and i Wed, 25 Jul 2018 15:52:17 GMT Avengers: Infinity War - Thanos, Titan, and Weta Digital https://library.creativecow.net/lewis_hillary/avengers_infinity_war_creating_thanos_weta_digital_VFX/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/lewis_hillary/avengers_infinity_war_creating_thanos_weta_digital_VFX.php At the center of one of the biggest films in history, Marvel Studios' Avengers: Infinity War, stands Thanos, a CG character whose emotional range became a major contribution to the film's success. Creative COW Contributing Editor Hillary Lewis spoke with Weta Digital VFX Supervisor Matt Aitken about Fri, 20 Jul 2018 03:50:04 GMT Westdoc Online interview with documentary filmmaker Marina Zenovich https://library.creativecow.net/cow_creative/westdoc_online_interview_with_documentary_filmmaker_marina_zenovich/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_creative/westdoc_online_interview_with_documentary_filmmaker_marina_zenovich.php What do Robin Williams, Richard Pryor, Roman Polanski, and ESPN have in common? Documentary filmmaker MARINA ZENOVICH, who joins host Chuck Braverman for this episode of Westdoc Online. Wed, 18 Jul 2018 20:04:16 GMT Adobe After Effects Expressions 101 https://library.creativecow.net/gleissenberger_tobias/after_effects_expressions_101/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/gleissenberger_tobias/after_effects_expressions_101.php Expressions in Adobe After Effects open up a world of possibilities for your visual effects! Expressions can be daunting when you first get into them, though, as you have to essentially write 'code' - and code can be scary. Join After Effects guru Tobias Gleissenberger of Surfaced Studio for the fir Wed, 18 Jul 2018 09:32:39 GMT AJA Video Systems Celebrates 25 Years of Professional Video Systems https://library.creativecow.net/cow_creative/aja_video_systems_celebrates_25_years_of_professional_video_systems/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_creative/aja_video_systems_celebrates_25_years_of_professional_video_systems.php John Abt started AJA Video Systems with his wife Darlene in 1993 to develop simple digital parallel to serial and serial to parallel converters. Many of AJA’s products at their core continue to bridge connectivity and simplify pro video workflows through video up, down, cross format conversion. A Fri, 13 Jul 2018 22:46:29 GMT VFX Legion Completes Effects for SUPERFLY Remake https://library.creativecow.net/Legion_VFX/superfly_remake/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/Legion_VFX/superfly_remake.php Producer Joel Silver and Director X called on VFX Legion to tackle 100+ shots designed to amp up the impact of the raw violence in Sony’s reboot of the iconic ‘70’s film. The reboot of ‘Superfly’ puts a modern, stylish spin on the original 1972 film about a Harlem drug dealer trying to sco Tue, 10 Jul 2018 17:49:28 GMT Christina Rzewucki: Thor: Ragnarok, Tomb Raider & more https://library.creativecow.net/pictures_risingsun/ChristinaRzewuckiInterview/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/pictures_risingsun/ChristinaRzewuckiInterview.php Christina Rzewucki is a Texture and Look Development Artist at Rising Sun Pictures. A 2016 graduate of the Academy of Interactive Entertainment in Adelaide, she began her career with the game company Monkeystack. Since joining RSP in 2017, she has applied her diverse technical and creative skills to Sat, 30 Jun 2018 17:05:17 GMT VR Filmwork: Immersive Begins to Emerge ... Slowly https://library.creativecow.net/marken_andy/VR_Filmmaking/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/marken_andy/VR_Filmmaking.php Want to see a storage person's heart skip a beat ... or two? Flutter even? Just mention VR and BAM!, they get real excited. Some people think we like 360/VR just because it devours so much storage capacity. Ok that's a good reason but still the good VR stuff is really really good. Not just scare you Sat, 30 Jun 2018 17:10:17 GMT RBG's DP: Claudia Raschke, Ruth Ginsburg & Canon C300 Mk II https://library.creativecow.net/matlosz_jimmy/RBG_ruth_bader_ginsburg_canon_c300/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/matlosz_jimmy/RBG_ruth_bader_ginsburg_canon_c300.php In his conversation with Claudia Raschke, the cinematographer of the acclaimed documentary "RBG" featuring Supreme Court Justice and folk hero Ruth Bader Ginsburg, DP Jimmy Matlosz speaks to her about the Canon C300, the challenges of shooting such a high-profile subject, and the influence of dance Mon, 25 Jun 2018 14:46:35 GMT Media after Millennials: A Teen’s Research on Viewing Habits https://library.creativecow.net/wall_kylee/media_after_millenials_teen_viewing_habits/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/wall_kylee/media_after_millenials_teen_viewing_habits.php As a fifteen year old high school sophomore, Helen Ludé has her priorities in order: varsity soccer, Snapchat and Instagram, and presenting research on Post-Millennial Media and Cinema Consumption Habits at SMPTE’s Future of Cinema Conference. Spurred on by a dinner conversation with her family ( Mon, 18 Jun 2018 13:24:27 GMT Star Wars: How Much Is Too Much? https://library.creativecow.net/cohen_mike/how_much_star_was_is_too_much/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cohen_mike/how_much_star_was_is_too_much.php When Disney announced that they would be making a new Star Wars movie every year for at least 10 years I was both excited and a bit skeptical. In 2012 when Lucas sold his company to Disney for $4billion, he included his outlines of Episodes VII, VIII and IX. But Disney and Co. decided to discard the Thu, 31 May 2018 15:26:19 GMT Westdoc Online interview with National Geographic Channel's VP of Development, Charlie Parsons https://library.creativecow.net/cow_creative/westdoc_online_interview_with_national_geographic_channels_vp_of_development_cha/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_creative/westdoc_online_interview_with_national_geographic_channels_vp_of_development_cha.php Charlie Parsons is Vice President of Development for the National Geographic Channel, responsible for developing new projects, discovering new talent and serving as one of the network’s main points of contact for the global production community. Since joining the Channel in 2010, Parsons has devel Tue, 22 May 2018 23:35:29 GMT Fancy Title Animations In Adobe After Effects -- FAST! https://library.creativecow.net/gleissenberger_tobias/adobe_after_efects_fancy_title_animation/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/gleissenberger_tobias/adobe_after_efects_fancy_title_animation.php Follow along as VFX guru Tobias Gleissenberger shows you how how to quickly create professional-looking animated text elements using the free presets that are included with Adobe After Effects, customizing them to suit your needs. Tobias will also show you how to apply masks to your text layers to h Fri, 04 May 2018 15:27:20 GMT Avid, Adobe, Blackmagic: Talking With Titans at NAB 2018 https://library.creativecow.net/lewis_hillary/avid_adobe_blackmagicdesign_nab/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/lewis_hillary/avid_adobe_blackmagicdesign_nab.php As much as each year's NAB Show is about what's completely new, it's about hearing what's new from the industry's most enduring companies. Creative COW Contributing Editor Hillary Lewis sat down with representatives from three of the biggest titan companies in production and post -- Avid's David Col Fri, 04 May 2018 12:04:10 GMT Get The Shot Without Getting Shot: Adventures in Stock Video https://library.creativecow.net/cow_news/adobe_stock_travel_rickray_NAB/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/cow_news/adobe_stock_travel_rickray_NAB.php Rick Ray of DVArchive has traveled the world, lived in a Buddhist monastery in Thailand, played ragtime piano for money in Australian bars, and both been arrested in Ethiopa and recruited those same police to be in his videos the very next day. In his NAB Show presentation for Adobe Stock, Rick gets Mon, 23 Apr 2018 21:20:43 GMT Pure Mission: NAB 2018 Highlights for Video Creatives https://library.creativecow.net/marken_andy/pure_vision_nab_2018_highlights/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/marken_andy/pure_vision_nab_2018_highlights.php Everyone who attended NAB this year was on a mission. A mission to create the best content, a mission to deliver content to the right audience, a mission to produce great films for device and theatre viewing. We'll start by discussing some of the best solutions for some of the creative people we kno Sun, 22 Apr 2018 07:50:45 GMT Go Creative Show: The Cinematography of A Quiet Place https://library.creativecow.net/consoli_ben/a_quiet_place_cinematography/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/consoli_ben/a_quiet_place_cinematography.php Charlotte Bruus Christensen is the Danish cinematographer behind the lens of the horrifying and beautifully shot film A Quiet Place. Charlotte joins commercial director and Go Creative Show host Ben Consoli to discuss the camera, lighting, and lensing choices for A Quiet Place, its unique sound desi Tue, 17 Apr 2018 09:43:20 GMT NAB 2018: Journey, Connections, and Life-Changing Takeaways https://library.creativecow.net/byars_hannah/NAB_2018_journey_connections_takeaways/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/byars_hannah/NAB_2018_journey_connections_takeaways.php Many people say that the best thing about the NAB Show is the people, but then their NAB conversations are mostly about products. Thanks to a grant from the Blue Collar Post Collective, longtime Creative COW member, editor, licensed drone operator, podcaster and videographer Hannah Byars-Walker set Tue, 17 Apr 2018 05:58:02 GMT The Introvert's Guide to the NAB Show, by Kylee Peña https://library.creativecow.net/wall_kylee/TheIntrovertsGuidetoNAB/1 https://library.creativecow.net/articles/wall_kylee/TheIntrovertsGuidetoNAB.php If you're like most people in video production, you're a bit of an introvert, which can make trade shows a challenge. Shyness is real, and social anxiety is its own thing to be managed carefully, but are you selling yourself short before you give yourself a chance to achieve your goals? Creative COW Thu, 05 Apr 2018 00:13:09 GMT