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Now that’s creepy!

20 Jun 2014, Posted by Phil Crosby in General, Sketchpad

There’s not been too many great visual effects in the past few years…however this guy seems like he has a few tricks up his sleeve. Try watching this movie without your skin crawling. That is due to the quality of movement, the detail, it’s a…

The Chosen “Oner”

21 May 2014, Posted by Phil Crosby in General, News, Sketchpad

“Goodfellas”, “Touch of Evil”,¬†“Lawrence of Arabia”…”Jaws”? All these films have one (continuous) thing in common – they’re all well known for their single shot scenes, or “Oners”. This narrative tool has been used in all manner of movies and TV productions,¬†often the calling card of…

A Study In After Effects

20 Mar 2014, Posted by Keif Gwinn in Friends of Sketch In, News, Sketchpad

  We are good friends of Tacit Theatre here at Sketch In Studios and have done a number of production jobs for them in the past. They’ve recently started a new show, an original adaption of ‘A Study In Scarlet’ the first Sherlock Holmes novel,…

Stunning piece of 3d rendering

19 Feb 2014, Posted by Phil Crosby in General, Sketchpad

Damn… CGI and Motion Capture have become so engrossed in the creative process for most Hollywood movies that it’s hard to remember a time before computer generated SFX. Initially heralded for the ability to take us to new and exciting places that more traditional effects…

Changing the street lights of LA

04 Feb 2014, Posted by Keif Gwinn in General, Sketchpad

  No Film School have an interesting article on how the changing to more energy efficient lighting will forever change the way we view those cities through film and digital recordings. http://nofilmschool.com/2014/02/why-hollywood-will-never-look-the-same-again-on-film-leds-in-la-ny/  

How the Ipcress file changed cinematography

04 Feb 2014, Posted by Keif Gwinn in General, Sketchpad

  Vashi Nedomansky has a great post on how the style of the Ipcress File has changed the way we compose shots. I wasn’t even aware of it having a particular beginning until now because it has been so adopted into the visual language of…