Fascinating: Pioneer VFX Artist Douglas Trumbull’s Masterclass (2001: Space Odyssey, Blade Runner)

In a fascinating 1h30 masterclass, VFX pioneer Douglas Trumbull takes us through his whole career. After having worked on a NASA film that Stanley Kubrick saw, Trumbull was recruited to work on 2001: Space Odyssey. Now, if you remember from the 1966 Behind the Scenes, nobody knew what the moon ...

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[META-ME] A Year In Creativity #11: How Was 2012?

This is it!2012 is over and to welcome 2013 as well as I'd like to, it's time for me to conclude the 'meta-me operation'. If you've followed the whole adventure you have certainly noticed that this idea of meta-me didn't follow the very practical path I intended to shape it into and wasn' ...

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[META-ME] A Year in Creativity #10: How Was October 2012?

logo by @csejean Unbelievable but true, I'm only two Meta-Me away from completing my first year away from L.A. I'll save the overall 'conclusion' for the last one, as logic would suggest, but it is certainly fascinating to realize how life never takes you where you think you'll go after you'v ...

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[Meta-Me] A Year In Creativity #9: How Was September 2012?

We are well into October so I guess it's time for another Meta-Me. I am not sure if it's because I have been sick for too many days now, but I don't seem to recall that I lived through a month named September, so I will make this one quick. (seriously)Remember the video I shot in England ba ...

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[META-ME] A Year in Creativity #8 : How was my Summer 2012?

Maybe you could tell but until today I haven't been looking forward to writing this article, mostly because my Summer 2012 felt like Beyrouth 1983 for a long time. When it stopped feeling that way I waited for a client to finally upload a video I completed in April so I could share it but you k ...

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[Meta-Me] A Year In Creativity #7: How Was June 2012?

(Weird frame brought to you by my phone) June was:surprising intense busy rainyOut of this list, there's only one word that doesn't get me closer to perpetual happiness, and that's rainy. June was a good month, it was such a good month actually that I just realized now ...

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[META-ME] A Year in Creativity #6 : How Was May 2012?

source Was there a May 2012? That's the question I am asking to myself. That might be because I wrote Meta-Me #5 two weeks ago and consequently don't really feel like a lot of time has passed.I spent 24 days out of 31 in Turkey and worked on one of my marathon projects. I got about 3 ...

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[Meta-Me] A Year In Creativity #5: How Was April 2012?

It feels a bit ridiculous to write about April 2012 mid-May, and the next meta-me will come out in 15 days, no matter what. Time to get a grip!Unlike March that was an incredibly packed month and allowed me to share results with you, April was a bit of a blur,a) because the first fi ...

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[META-ME] A Year in Creativity #4: How was March 2012?

It feels like each time I am going to start a new Meta-Me article  I will have to mention how fast time passes: Wow, how fast time passes! (No, really.) March has been a crazy month, and a month where nothing I was expecting to happen happened, but many other things did, which is a pretty fa ...

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Why Videos Go Viral? (And Why It Can Matter to Filmmakers)

'Anyone of you could be famous on the Internet by next Saturday. But there are over 48 hours of video uploaded to Youtube every minute, and of that only a tiny percentage goes viral and gets tons of views and becomes a cultural moment so how does it happen?' Youtube trends manager Kevin Allo ...

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