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Advanced Green Screen Techniques

A lesson in challenging what you think you know.We recently finished a project that required us to film four executives on green screen. During our post mortem of the project, Kyle Gustafson (one of our senior editors) said he was surprised by how much...

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8 Tips for Traveling for Video Production

In the 1960’s, air travel was glamorous and filled with luxury. Today, it’s as far from glamorous as it can possibly get. When we travel, we give up control and enter a world filled with unpredictable variables and ever changing rules and regulations....

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Dear freelancers: How findable are you?

We hire a lot of freelancers. In fact, as Gorilla Creative grows, aside from business development and account management, meeting and building relationships with freelancers is one of the most important things I do.Since day one of Gorilla Creative,...

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TIP: The Key Mixer Node in DaVinci Resolve

How to Create an “Outside” Node from Multiple Power Windows in Different Nodes – Key Mixer NodeThis shot had multiple windows that needed to be isolated for color grading. Ideally, each window would be in a separate node so you can grade them...

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TIP: Efficient Edit Review Sessions

When it comes to edit review sessions, I always aim to be efficient. I want to share our approach to it and how we set up a tool that makes these sessions go smoothly. Lock the Timeline Once an edit is ready to be reviewed by the producer, I lock the...

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We take deadlines (really) seriously!

I originally wrote this article in early 2018. We were about to start work on an IPO roadshow video for Adaptive Insights and a series of more than 70 pieces of content for the QuickBooks team at Intuit. I had just written two long emails in response...

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