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Dept of Ideas: Practical Effects for Creating Halloween Gore

PremiumBeat   Thursday October 19, 2017

Are you working on a Halloween film project? PremiumBeat has practical filmmaking tips for creating gore effects that won’t break your budget. There's a recipe for fake blood (12 cups light corn syrup; 8 cups chocolate syrup; 6 cups strawberry syrup; 2 cups water; 1 ½ cups creamy peanut butter; liquid red food coloring; liquid blue food coloring; 3 cups non-toxic washable children’s classic red poster paint) and tricks for creating gashed and severed limbs. Please share your gory work with us at Pro Photo Daily!   Read the full Story >>

Trending: Laird Hamilton Takes Waves in VR

Vimeo   Thursday October 19, 2017

See surfing legend Laird Hamilton chasing perfection in the form of 10-foot waves stretching over a mile near Chicama, Peru, where rides up to six minutes become the norm aboard hydrofoil surfboard design. To appreciate what a mile-long wave is like, the four-minute film Take Ever Wave: Laird in VR, from Ryot, lets you scan through 360 degrees. The video is making waves on the web: See Sports Illustrated  for more.   Read the full Story >>

How To: Premiere Pro Editing Tricks and One-Click Color in Photoshop

Boone Loves Video   Thursday October 19, 2017

Who doesn’t want to edit video faster? A new instructional video from Boone Loves Video offers tricks and tips on navigating the Premiere Pro interface, customizing the workspace, and more. Learn, for instance, how to Zoom to Sequence, maximize whatever panel your mouse is hovering over, and how to quickly resize all video or audio tracks by holding the shift key while scrolling your mouse wheel/touchpad. Meanwhile, PiXimperfect  explains how to color correct with one click in Photoshop.   Read the full Story >>

Documentary: Faces from the Frontline Against ISIS

Vimeo   Thursday October 19, 2017

As a followup to the 2015 film Guerrilla Fighters of Kurdistan, independent photographer and director Joey L. embedded himself with Kurdish guerrilla organizations in the front lines of the fight against ISIS. The result is his new short documentary Born From Urgency. The film opens with a drone’s-eye view of Shengal, a city reduced to rubble after a bitter battle. “This is what victory looks like,” says the filmmaker in a voiceover narration. Go here  for more.   Read the full Story >>

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