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Double Fine Adventure!

This behind the scenes documentary was initially for Kickstarter backers, but now the first three episodes have been released on YouTube.

1. A Perfect Storm For Adventure… 119 more words

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Univisium: Vittorio Storaro's universal 2:1 film format

I’ve recently binge-watched the first two seasons of House of Cards on Netflix and one of the first things I noticed was the black bars showing on my 16:9 television. 344 more words

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The History of Aspect Ratios

The History of Aspect Ratio

John Hess traces the evolution of the screen shape from the silent film days through the widescreen explosion of the 50s, to the aspect ratio of modern digital cameras.

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Shooting that flipped iceberg in Antarctica

Flipped Iceberg: Shooting in Antarctica

Alex Cornell: This is a behind-the-scenes video of the flipped iceberg photos we shot in Antarctica. The video includes an overview of the gear used, a Lightroom editing screencast, some unreleased video of the iceberg, and a brief rundown of press outreach and monitoring viral analytics.

(via Daring Fireball)

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The USS Enterprise at the Smithsonian

Trek Core: Enterprise at the Smithsonian: Preserving an Interstellar Icon

In this exclusive interview, TrekCore sits down with Smithsonian Air & Space Museum curator Margaret Weitekamp and chief conservator Malcolm Collum to discuss the ongoing conservation project to preserve the original “Star Trek” USS Enterprise filming model for future generations.

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Strafe 'banned' commercial for a '90s video game

This is without a doubt one of the best promotional videos for a Kickstarter project! NSFW.

STRAFE® by Pixel Titans, on Kickstarter

STRAFE ® is a unique singleplayer 3D action experience where the player can pick up a gun and shoot hordes of things in the face. 74 more words

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How green screen worked before computers

How Green Screen Worked Before Computers

Tom Scott: For those of us who grew up in the age of CGI, green screen is just “a thing that computers do”. 25 more words

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