Day: March 15, 2021

  • Similarities and Differences in Match Cut vs Jump Cut Editing

    Similarities and Differences in Match Cut vs Jump Cut Editing As a filmmaker or a film editor, knowledge is power, especially when it comes to recognizing the various ways that film editing techniques can be used to add visual value to your projects. Knowing the difference between match cut vs jump cut editing, and the…

  • How is Compositing Done in VFX?

    How is Compositing Done in VFX? Compositing is the final step of VFX that involves seamlessly integrating various layers of digital assets and live-action footage to produce a single final shot or image for film. The actual process though, is incredibly technical and can involve a lot of unique actions in order to achieve the…

  • Parallel Editing vs Cross Cutting: What’s the Difference?

    Parallel Editing vs Cross Cutting: What’s the Difference?  Throughout post-production many different editing techniques are used to improve the visual quality of the finished project. This is the result of many different inputs and styles of editing being worked together to produce a film that amazes your audience. Of the various styles and techniques of…

  • Is Film Grain Good or Bad?

    Is Film Grain Good or Bad? Film grain is a term that we often hear used when discussing the appearance of some celluloid films, specifically when the appearance results in a textured look. It’s actually the result of random small metallic silver particles that become stuck on processed celluloid films, but the appearance of film…

  • How to Film Match an Action Cut

    How to Film Match an Action Cut The match cut is a common method of smooth transition from one shot to another or from one scene to another that is sometimes referred to as a standard transition. Learning how to film match an action cut is something that requires a bit of practice. Sometimes referred…

  • What is a Dissolve in Film?

    What is a Dissolve in Film?

    Many different types of film editing techniques and transitions are used to adjust from one image or shot to another. The goal, typically, is for the cut to be unnoticeable or unrecognizable by the audience, but some transitions perform better than others. One transition that commonly achieves the adjustment from one image to another is the dissolve,…

  • What is a Match Cut in Film?

    What is a Match Cut in Film? In filmmaking and film editing, many different techniques are used to transition from one scene or shot to another. Probably one of the most commonly used techniques to transition from an action or subject shot onto another shot is the match cut. In fact, a match cut is…

  • What are the Different Types of Compositing Techniques in Film?

    What are the Different Types of Compositing Techniques in Film?

    Compositing represents the final VFX stage in which various types of rendered files are layered together to produce a seamless integration of digital assets and live-motion footage that amazes the audience. Compositors are involved in a lot of different unique projects and require an incredibly diverse understanding of VFX, editing, and the many different types of…

  • What is Video Color Correction?

    What is Video Color Correction? Throughout post-production, a variety of techniques are used to improve raw footage and produce the desired outcome. Color correction is one of many editing techniques that are utilized in this final stage of filmmaking. But, exactly what is video color correction, and is it always necessary? This is a common…

  • Top 5 Seoul film schools for upcoming filmmakers to consider

    Top 5 Seoul film schools for upcoming filmmakers to consider

    Seoul, South Korea has a vibrant film industry with many hopeful filmmakers hoping to get a start in the industry as soon as possible. For those who want to go far, the Seoul film schools offer some great programs, so go ahead and check out the options we’ve included to get an idea of what could be ideal for you. Seoul…