Animated GIFs

For this gif we will have a ball falling from the ceiling through a hole in the floor and reseting so it will be a continuous loop. We create the holes using the pen tool to attempt to give some perspective, and use the circle tool to create the ball. (Holding shift to scale it equally) There only need to be 2 layers, the background, and the ball. This will let After Effects import them separately so we can animate them individually.

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Roles of the Film Director

A lot of folks have major misconceptions about the filmmaking process, and there are a lot of them floating around in particular about what a director does. Some people think the director is the dictator of the movie. Some people think the director just tells the actors what to do. These are common assumptions that aren’t really true. So, you may be asking yourself, “What exactly then does a director do?”

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What's The Story With Digital Media?

What's The Story With Digital Media?

Most can recall memories of a mother or father reading their childhood favorites, all in an attempt at scaring away monsters, or closing the eyes of sleepy heads. The practice of storytelling has been around for a very long time. Since the moment we developed the most basic forms of communication, stories have been the catalyst for passing down our imaginations, fears, loves, passions, philosophies, and religions. In fact you could say that we owe everything that we hold dear to that time honored tradition. Without it our evolution as a society, culture, or even species may not have been possible.

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Pro Tools: Audio Editing

Pro Tools: Audio Editing

When it comes to audio editing, Pro Tools is the leading standard for working with and

manipulating audio, especially in the post-production process. If you were to turn on

the T.V. and started watching any documentary or drama, there is a good chance that

the background music and sound f/x you hear were mixed using Pro Tools. Not only is

Pro Tools heavily used for post-production in the film industry, but Pro Tools is the top

choice among recording engineers as well. So what is it about Pro Tools that makes it

the industry standard?

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