Author Archive: Chris J. Russo

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CONTENT REVOLUTION AND THE FIND FORUM

CONTENT REVOLUTION AND THE FIND FORUM

Optimism and practical advice from key players in the independent film world were part of the thought-provoking 2013 Film Independent Forum.

| 10/28/2013 | 0 Comments
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PITCH VIDEO HUMOR

PITCH VIDEO HUMOR

Pitch videos are a part of every director’s job, but it’s good to always maintain a sense of humor about them.

| 10/22/2013 | 0 Comments
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TIPS TO AVOID CHANGING YOUR FILM AFTER PICTURE LOCK: PT 2

TIPS TO AVOID CHANGING YOUR FILM AFTER PICTURE LOCK: PT 2

Suggestions to consider early in the filmmaking process to help prevent making changes late in post production.

| 10/21/2013 | 0 Comments
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CHANGING YOUR FILM AFTER PICTURE LOCK: PT 1

CHANGING YOUR FILM AFTER PICTURE LOCK: PT 1

What happens when you decide to go back and re-edit your film after picture lock and post production has already begun?

| 10/15/2013 | 1 Comments
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DIGITAL TAPE IS DEAD: BIDDING “ADIEU” TO HDCAM

DIGITAL TAPE IS DEAD: BIDDING “ADIEU” TO HDCAM

Jeffrey Winter of The Film Collaborative shares a realistic snapshot of independent film exhibition formats and says goodbye to HDCAM (and its cousins).

| 09/09/2013 | 0 Comments
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HISTORY OF ASPECT RATIOS

HISTORY OF ASPECT RATIOS

Confused about aspect ratios? Check out this fun and insightful history lesson about the evolution of the shape of cinema from Filmmaker IQ.

| 07/01/2013 | 0 Comments
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MAKING THE INDIE FEATURE “FOUR DOGS”

MAKING THE INDIE FEATURE “FOUR DOGS”

Director Joe Burke and DP Todd Banhazi discuss the making of the indie feature, “Four Dogs” currently screening @ LAFF.

| 06/19/2013 | 1 Comments
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DO I NEED TO HIRE A MUSIC EDITOR? TOM TRAFALSKI TELLS US WHY

DO I NEED TO HIRE A MUSIC EDITOR? TOM TRAFALSKI TELLS US WHY

Tom Trafalski talks about the role and importance of hiring a music editor on a feature project.

| 05/28/2013 | 2 Comments
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THE LAST WEEK OF POST: MAX ROSE

THE LAST WEEK OF POST: MAX ROSE

Post Production Supervisor, Chris J. Russo, talks about the week leading up to delivering the film, “Max Rose” to the Cannes Film Festival.

| 05/16/2013 | 0 Comments
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5 MINUTES ABOUT VFX WITH LOCKTIX

5 MINUTES ABOUT VFX WITH LOCKTIX

Gresham Lochner of Locktix gives us the inside scoop on working in VFX on independent films.

| 03/25/2013 | 0 Comments
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