Prey: Movie review

Prey: Movie review

Oct 13, 2022 at 10:10 am by nemirc

Prey is the latest movie set in the Predator universe, and acts like some sort of indirect sequel to the first two movies. I say “indirect sequel” because the movi.... Read More
Jodorowsky’s Dune: Review

Jodorowsky’s Dune: Review

Sep 22, 2022 at 05:00 am by nemirc

All that talk about Rings of Power reminded me of Jodorowsky's Dune, a documentary failed attempt by Chilean director Alejandro Jodorowsky to bring Frank Herbert’s Dune.... Read More
Are VFX really getting worse than before? And why?

Are VFX really getting worse than before? And why?

Jul 28, 2022 at 10:45 am by nemirc

A couple of weeks ago, I saw this meme about Thor: Love and Thunder. It was a screengrab of the movie showing some kid’s floating face, and the text “this is from.... Read More
The Batman movie review

The Batman movie review

Jun 16, 2022 at 03:00 am by nemirc

Last week I had the chance to watch The Batman, written and directed by Matt Reeves and starred by Robert Pattinson as the titular character. I have to say I have mixed feelin.... Read More

Interview with Writer/Director Michiel Blanchart of Oscar Shortlisted Short Film "You're Dead Helen"

Jan 24, 2022 at 10:45 pm by nickcharles

Maxime is going through a very emotional point in his life, something that we all will experience sooner or later in our lifetime - the death of a loved one. And, in this case.... Read More

You’re dead Helen / T’es morte Hélène is a Must-See Short Film by Michiel Blanchart

Jan 17, 2022 at 12:15 am by nickcharles

How do you break up with a ghost? That is the question posed in this brilliant short film, You're Dead Helen, written and directed by Michiel Blanchart of Belgium. I was going.... Read More

It's Time for StopMo Jam 4!

Jan 06, 2022 at 11:00 pm by nickcharles

I've long had a fascination with stop motion animation, certainly since television programs that utilized it in my youth. Later on, much bigger productions, such as Nightmare.... Read More
Dune (2021) movie review

Movie review: 'Dune' is a visual spectacle

Oct 26, 2021 at 09:26 am by nemirc

The original six-book series of "Dune" by Frank Herbert is one of my favorite book series ever. However, I can’t say I was excited when I heard Denis Villeneuve was.... Read More

Interview with Stop Motion Animator, Anthony Scott

Mar 31, 2021 at 11:00 pm by nickcharles

Though stop motion animation has an early history and now competes with today's incredible CGI, it is still a very relevant form of expression and filmmaking. And while stop.... Read More
How to Cast for Your Production

How to Cast for Your Production

Apr 08, 2020 at 10:00 am by Benjamin Tuttle

This article will cover an interesting topic, which for many content creators either can be a joy or a royal pain in the ass. I am talking about casting voice actors….... Read More

The Exigency: Interview with Cody Vibbart - Part 2

Feb 05, 2020 at 10:00 am by nemirc

This is part 2 of the interview with Cody Vibbart, the creator of The Exigency. If you haven't read part 1 yet, feel free to do it now. What shot or sequence of the movie you.... Read More

The Exigency: Interview with Cody Vibbart - Part 1

Feb 04, 2020 at 11:09 am by nemirc

You may have noticed I've written twice about The Exigency, including my movie review a couple of weeks ago. In this two-part interview, I would like to bring you the man behi.... Read More
The Exigency

Movie Review: The Exigency is weirdly watchable

Jan 15, 2020 at 12:00 pm by nemirc

Almost one year ago, I wrote about The Exigency, an animated feature-length movie made in Poser. The movie was released on New Year's Eve, and I recently had the chance to wat.... Read More

Vimeo Festival & Awards to Broadcast Live on Saturday, January 11

Jan 09, 2020 at 08:30 am by nickcharles

Born in 2004 via a small group of filmmakers who wanted a good, solid, professional platform from which to share videos, Vimeo is now home to more than ninety-million creators.... Read More

Thoughts on the Maxon and Red Giant Merger?

Dec 30, 2019 at 10:00 am by nickcharles

As you may have already heard, Maxon, makers of Cinema 4D, and Red Giant, makers of filmmaking tools and plug-ins, are merging. At first, I must say I was a bit shocked. But,.... Read More

Book Review - Stop Motion Filmmaking: The Complete Guide to Fabrication and Animation

Nov 29, 2019 at 09:10 pm by nickcharles

If you've ever considered delving into stop motion filmmaking, or even if you just have a fascination for the craft, you would be hard-pressed to find a more complete and deta.... Read More

Introducing: Red Giant Complete for Individuals, Students and Teachers, the All-Access Annual Subscription to Editing, Motion Graphics and VFX Tools

Nov 25, 2019 at 02:36 pm by Press Release

Portland, OR – November 25, 2019 – Red Giant today announced the availability of Red Giant Complete for individuals, students and teachers. Expanding its software.... Read More

Interview with Writer/Film Director, Heath C. Michaels on the Short Film, The World Over

Nov 17, 2019 at 03:00 pm by nickcharles

I've been watching a lot of short films, and there are some that really resonate with me, whether it is the look, feel, camera work, VFX, acting, or just great storytelling. R.... Read More

Interview with Film Director, Al Lougher, on the Horror Short, The Dollmaker

Oct 02, 2019 at 10:45 pm by nickcharles

With Halloween right around the corner, I've been indulging in short films in the horror genre of late. My favorites are always those that are so genuinely creepy and well-wri.... Read More

Rusty Hazelden Launches The Art of V-Ray Vol. 1

Jul 31, 2019 at 10:06 pm by nickcharles

Visual effects artist Rusty Hazelden has released an in-depth 4 part V-Ray tutorial series on YouTube. "The Art of V-Ray, Volume 1" is a practical guide to mastering.... Read More

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