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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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MIXTURE 9 WARNING: ComicCon-tamination!!!

July 30th, 2011

A severe chemical contamination warning was issued to the attendees of the International ComicCon 2011 in San Diego and the Arbiter was there to save the day! Thousands of comic book and pop-culture fanatics rushed the convention hall with wide-eyed amazement at the latest and greatest in the world of comic books and media. The Project Arbiter crew was there on hand to introduce the short film to this …

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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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Memoirs of Mike: Part 3 – Into the Blue

August 8th, 2010

"Into the Blue" Lex Cassar (Arbiter) / p: Erik Danford

The Return: Left Hand Man Studios in San Jose, California

On May 22nd and 23rd, we all got to see the wonderful sight of Lex donning the Arbiter suit once again, but this time he stepped into an unfamiliar place.  For two days a chroma key blue backdrop was our set and the Arbiter flying through a digital sky was our …

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Memoirs of Mike: Part 2 – Dig In, We Got Incoming

June 18th, 2010

“Quiet on the set, rolling camera A, B, sound speed, mark it!” Slate cracks and two EXPLOSIONS ERUPT – cam B covers the action from a bloodied vehicle gun port and cam A ramps from real-time to slow-motion with the push of a button.

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