Posts Tagged ‘Mike Chance’

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Make-up Mayhem with Ed Martinez

October 27th, 2011

Ed Martinez has an amazing imagination. His make-up and effects work on Project Arbiter gave the film a gritty and authentic feel. Ed is an experienced veteran in the field of make-up artistry. Ed was gracious to sit down with us and discuss the make-up and the mayhem that helped propel Project Arbiter to glorious heights!

Putting the final touches on Terra Flowers.

Where did you start your career in make-up and visual effects?

I started …

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Combat Cameraman: The Arsenal

October 5th, 2011

The second edition of Combat Cameraman talks about the most important weapon in Jason Beckwith’s arsenal, the Red One Digital Cinema Camera.

You shot Project Arbiter on a very impressive Red One Digital Camera. Could you tell us about your setup?

Project Arbiter was shot with my Red One camera with a Mysterium sensor. Her name is ‘Celeste’, after a character in a script that I may, or may not ever finish writing. Mike and I work for Design Reactor and I originally bought the camera for it’s high resolution capture technology. Our company has …

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Combat Cameraman: The Battle Plan

August 15th, 2011

One of the most important aspects of any film is how the movie will look and be shot. Jason Beckwith is a key member within the Project Arbiter team whose sole duty was to make sure that the film had a unique look and feel. Jason was kind enough to take time out of his busy schedule juggling production and personal obligations to answer some key questions about the production, his approach and his thoughts.

No matter what, get that shot!!!

How did …

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Mark Christiansen & fxphd team up with PROJECT ARBITER to create some havoc!

April 16th, 2011

Mark Christiansen, author of Adobe After Effects CS5 Visual Effects and Compositing Studio Techniques, is teaching a new project-based course at fxphd featuring composting and effects for PROJECT ARBITER. fxphd members will be able to work through several shots on the film, potentially even having their shot in the final release and their name featured in the credits. In addition, for April term members, there will be a small invite-only “Special Ops” group which will work through other shots on …

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