My name is Mike McCarthy, and as the production engineer for Act of Valor, I worked with Shane and his team in developing solutions to the obstacles presented by early DSLR filmmaking, both on set and in post.
Posts Tagged ‘Post / Color’
In part II, Premiere Pro Product manager, Al Mooney, details the [...]
An interview with Adobe’s Premiere Pro Product manager. He discusses Adobe’s [...]
Over the last 6 months, I have been under a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) with a company out of [...]
About a month ago, Shane asked me to join the Elite Team as his editor. There’s an old saying: [...]
My last blog post was about story and not getting caught up in all the tech/gear frenzy. Now, I want to talk about [...]
When I was doing a Canon 5D film test in January of 2010, I put eight 5D’s in a line for this cool action camera array.
The first time I met Shane was at Bandito Brothers last year, when he asked me to edit “The Last 3 Minutes.” I had worked for the Banditos as a freelance editor for 3 years and had cut [...]
This 60: commercial was filmed over 5 weeks on 3 continents. My Elite Team members and I brought to life a public service announcement for the Marine Corp that humanizes the warrior. Three and four tours in Iraq and Afghanistan have weighed on the American public. The concept is a story called FOR US ALL[...]
Dissent: Voicing opinions that conflict with those that are commonly accepted or officially espoused.
When my Elite Team and I started blazing this trail, we had already become dissenters. We embraced a technology that in Hollywood was a joke, a fad, not viable. This is one of the great…
Wow! What an amazing weekend. I am completely exhausted and that takes a lot! Our Bootcamp participants for this two-day intensive came from around the globe including: South America, Iceland, Italy, Mexico, South Africa, Hawaii and Puerto Rico! It was an inspiration to have such a variety of talented professionals…
There have been so many great comments on the BTS of the Case Tractor commercial that I wanted to share the 30 second spot with you. I am always comparing the 5D to Reversal Film Stock because you have to get it close in camera.
Here is the much anticipated post-production work flow blog that you have been asking for from Mike McCarthy, our technology guru. Please visit Mike’s site at hd4pc.com for even more in-depth technical information on the post-production work flow process.