Husband and wife filmmakers Michael Parfit and Suzanne Chisholm.
Join us for an informative discussion with first time filmmakers, Mike and Suzanne, as they give us an insider's view, behind the scenes, on their incredible journey that took them from the inkling of an idea for a magazine article to the big screen.
You'll learn what it took for these long-time members of the Creative COW community to realize their dream, as they followed the plight of an enchanting little whale named Luna, who simply could not bear to live a solitary existence alone in the sea.
We're sure you'll find Michael and Suzanne's to be terrifically informative, enlightening, and entertaining. So please listen in, as we welcome the creators of "The Whale" to Creative COW.
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Creative COW Podcasts: Interview with Mike Parfit and Suzanne Chisholm PART 1
In Part 2 of my interview with producer Suzanne Chisholm and writer/editor Michael Parfit, creators of the new documentary motion picture, “The Whale,” we discuss the many technical challenges Michael and Suzanne faced during their two-years of filming and post, and the solutions they discovered along the way, including the invaluable help they received on the Creative COW forums.
In Part 3 of my interview with producer Suzanne Chisholm and writer/editor Michael Parfit, creators of the new documentary motion picture, "The Whale," we discuss the filmmaker's stylistic approach to the material, and Mike and Suzanne reveal how they managed to land the participation of Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johansson, whose efforts and contributions ultimately proved invaluable in getting "The Whale" onto the big screen.
Our guest on this Creative COW podcast is producer Michael J. Klick, of Los Angeles, California, producer of the long-running hit TV series "24," on the FOX Television Network. Join us for an informative look behind the scenes and learn what it takes, week in and week out, to produce the complex, action-packed series that are Michael's specialty.
Join longtime VFX artist, editor, software developer, and business owner Simon Ubsdell for some really useful and interesting techniques for creating a fake 3D title treatment with dramatic depth, texture, reflections, staining and other details that goes way beyond what you can achieve with the 3D Title Tool. Not only that, these techniques work well with any graphic object, for maximum motion graphics flexibility.
Barbara Ling, production designer for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, discusses how she was able to turn back time and recreate 1960’s Hollywood. Barbara and Go Creative Show host Ben Consoli discuss how Quentin Tarantino kept the film’s script a secret, how she restored Hollywood to the 1960’s, not using green screen, sourcing vintage props from eBay, filming the real Playboy Mansion, the challenges of filming on Hollywood Boulevard, and much more.
As if this wasn't already the hottest summer on record, Blackmagic Design's Grant Petty rolled out some blazing news across a wide range of the company's product lines in cameras, production hardware, and software.
Discover how to create this moody light art scene with Apple Motion 5! Join longtime VFX artist, editor, software developer, and business owner Simon Ubsdell for a tutorial that also includes number of useful tricks, including how to create an ambient occlusion effect and textured specular highlights.
Caleb Deschanel, cinematographer for Disney’s live-action The Lion King, shares how they used traditional cinematography to create the life-like virtual film. Caleb and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss modeling cameras and lenses for virtual filmmaking, how Caleb was able to move the sun around in virtual space to get the perfect lighting, using a real drone for the Circle of Life sequence, and more!
You're going to be blown away by how you can power up your After Effects workflow with reverse stabilizing your footage! By separating your tracking from your compositing, you can focus on each step, and in addition, overcome the render order complexities when match moving elements and effects on a moving shot.
Here's a great new Adobe After Effects tutorial series from Creative COW leader Graham Quince that takes advantage of the free Orb plug-in from our friend Andrew Kramer at Video Copilot. Graham supplies project files, tips and tricks, and good humor on this tour through building every planet in the solar system, with customization options galore!