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I graduated from Southern Illinois University in 2006 with a bachelor's in film (but I'm from the Chicago area, I just like to point out I'm not a hillbilly for going there). Immediately after spending 4 years working hard in college, I got a job as... [more]
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Fargo... The TV series!
by Scott Roberts 6 days ago
Did anyone else here check out the new FX Channel series Fargo I didn't even hear that much about it leading up to it, or when it was going to air until I actually saw it was on my Comcast menu. I tho
Oculus
by Scott Roberts 2 weeks ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=dYJrxezWLUk The first question I had right after the movie was over was What the hell does Oculus mean , a question I didn t get answered until 30 seconds ago when I loo
Re: Oculus
by Scott Roberts 2 weeks ago
There's no denying that White Castle haunts people for several hours after they make initial contact.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (no spoilers)
by Mark Suszko 3 weeks ago
Saw this last night in Real3d. The 3-d is post-produced, seems to be the trend now. I don't think you need it as much in this one, though it really makes the Saul Bass-inspired end credits pop nicely.
Re: Captain America: The Winter Soldier (no spoilers)
by Scott Roberts 2 weeks ago
I forgot to mention I saw a baby at the supermarket on the way home from the movie. Crying in the produce aisle. Typical baby stuff.
Noah
by Scott Roberts 3 weeks ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=6qmj5mhDwJQ Premise: As Noah descends the mountain on a solid gold unicorn, trying to outrun a tidal wave with god's face embedded in it, he pulls the reigns and abruptl
Re: Noah
by Scott Roberts 3 weeks ago
Stephen Smith "Please tell me you where joking about the magical swords." There is a sword in this movie that, when slammed into the ground, creates a wave of fire that kills everything in sight wail
Scarjo gots some 'splainin' to do
by Mark Suszko 3 weeks ago
http: www.youtube.com watch v=MVt32qoyhi0
Re: Scarjo gots some 'splainin' to do
by Scott Roberts 3 weeks ago
I think she's trying to lock down the market on trippy sci-fi movies: https: www.youtube.com watch v=NoSWbyvdhHw
Bad Words
by Scott Roberts 3 weeks ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=erM_EksoVPc Premise: Jason Bateman plays out of character (the overworked white-collar dad-type) and goes with his more vulgar personality in his directorial debut about
New TV Shows - Spoilers within
by Mike Cohen 4 weeks ago
Probably not a big deal to have some spoilers here, since these shows won't last long. Resurrection Not sure what network is on, since the advent of the DVR I rarely notice what channel I am watching.
Re: New TV Shows - Spoilers within
by Scott Roberts 3 weeks ago
Rick and Morty is hands down the best new show of the year. To me, there is no competition. And every episode is on YouTube for some unexplained, glorious reason (oh I guess it's played in slight fast
The Grand Budapest Hotel
by Scott Roberts 1 month ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=1Pb_h8NuYtg Premise: Told through an almost Inception-like layering of voice over narration, a teenage girl reads a book narrated by an older writer who recounts his you
Re: The Grand Budapest Hotel
by Mark Suszko 4 weeks ago
My fave Wes film of them all: The Midnight Coterie Of Sinister Intruders http: nofilmschool.com 2013 10 snl-wes-anderson-parody-midnight-coterie-of-sinister-intruders
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Article: A Distinctive LOOK For 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'
by Tim Wilson 1 month ago
TV & Movie Appreciation A Distinctive LOOK For 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' In his third time working with Wes Anderson, LOOK Effects VFX Supervisor Gabriel Sanchez helped implement the director's sing
Re: Article: A Distinctive LOOK For 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'
by Scott Roberts 1 month ago
http: vimeo.com 89302848 Wes Anderson Centered from kogonada on Vimeo.
Whoop Dreams
by Scott Roberts 1 month ago
I confess... I'm kind of obsessed with juggalo culture. Now, wait a second! I didn't say I was a juggalo myself! I just will stop whatever I'm doing and watch anything remotely revealing about Americ
Re: Whoop Dreams
by Mark Suszko 1 month ago
By Miracles. And Faygo pop.
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Back to the Future Hover Board
by Stephen Smith 2 months ago
Yeah baby! https: www.youtube.com watch v=yf7Nb2T3WfI This is funny. Stephen Smith Utah Video Productions Check out my Vimeo page
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Scott Roberts liked this 2 months ago
Re: Back to the Future Hover Board
by David Mathis 3 days ago
The hover board looks awesome but I want a car that can fly. Dallas traffic is a nightmare.
Wait, what?
by Mark Suszko 2 months ago
http: www.youtube.com watch v=cHWLpJRlBYA
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Re: Wait, what?
by Scott Roberts 2 months ago

Guardians of the Galaxy Trailer Debut
by Scott Roberts 2 months ago
This... looks... awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwesoooooommmmmmmmmme. http: www.youtube.com watch v=pTZ2Tp9yXyM
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Re: Guardians of the Galaxy Trailer Debut
by Mark Suszko 2 months ago
jinx, you owe me a soda
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Another SuperCut: Teen Wolf of Wallstreet
by Jeff Breuer 3 months ago
We all seem to enjoy these. Another gem.
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Re: Another SuperCut: Teen Wolf of Wallstreet
by Mark Suszko 3 months ago
Worse: Propecia
Clients
by Stephen Smith 3 months ago
Didn't know where to post this but figured the gang here would enjoy it. By the way, I have experienced the Microsoft paint one: http: justsomething.co 25-most-ridiculous-client-comments-according-to-
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Re: Clients
by Mark Suszko 3 months ago
http: www.youtube.com watch v=5AxwaszFbDw http: www.youtube.com watch v=qgcX0y1Nzhs
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SFX Side By Side
by Stephen Smith 3 months ago
Here is yet another super cool VSFX side by side: https: vimeo.com 83506810 Stephen Smith Utah Video Productions Check out my Motion Training DVD Check out my Vimeo page
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Scott Roberts liked this 3 months ago
Her
by Kylee Wall 3 months ago
Saw Her last night. The trailers beforehand were some of the most hilariously crappy I've ever seen. They clearly had no idea who would be coming to see this film, and had no idea how to market it. Af
Re: Her
by Tim Wilson 3 months ago
Kylee Wall " If you look past the fact it seems to want to tell you something (yet it isn't sure what)" The message is, "If you think Siri is hot NOW, just wait a couple of years."
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Scott Roberts liked this 3 months ago
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
by Scott Roberts 3 months ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=c1Xk-yTuFEU Premise: LIFE Magazine is about to publish its last print issue, and the photo they need to use for the cover is missing! Uh oh! The man whose job it is to m
Re: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
by Tim Wilson 3 months ago
Stephen Smith "By the way, I tried to find the real last cover of Life magazine and couldn't." The filmmakers played around with this: Life folded in 1972. They also played around with covers. The ma
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Scott Roberts liked this 3 months ago
The Wolf of Wall Street
by Scott Roberts 3 months ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=iszwuX1AK6A Premise: Stockbroker Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio) goes from rags to riches by selling terrible stocks to gullible people in the early 90s, and perhaps
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Fernando Mol liked this 3 months ago
Re: The Wolf of Wall Street
by Mark Suszko 3 months ago
Which is why I think "Trainspotting" is the most incredible anti-drug PSA ever made... with Requiem For A Dream a close second, and "Traffic" the third.
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Scott Roberts liked this 3 months ago
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
by Scott Roberts 4 months ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=fnaojlfdUbs Premise: Bilbo and the dwarves are back for another adventure! Woo hoo! This time they try to answer the important question: What has Orlando Bloom been up t
Re: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
by Mark Suszko 4 months ago
I'll join you at Denny's for Second Breakfast. And maybe Elevensies. :-)
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Scott Roberts liked this 4 months ago
Bad Grandpa
by Scott Roberts 6 months ago
http: www.youtube.com watch v=_MSrAwfagG4&noredirect=1 Look, you know what you're going to get out of Bad Grandpa. Going into it I anticipated plenty of poop, child neglect, and horny old man jokes. A
Re: Bad Grandpa
by Tim Wilson 6 months ago
I'd have to look it up, but you raise an interesting question Stephen. I would THINK it's like Candid Camera where people would sign releases after the fact. Most people are pretty good sports, and an
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Scott Roberts liked this 6 months ago
The Secret Lives of Dorks: A Drunken Review
by Scott Roberts 6 months ago
I don't know how well this will go over here, but hey, I got a little tipsy tonight and watched a movie on demand. The Secret Lives of Dorks is a movie that I constantly see in my Amazon Prime recomm
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Stephen Smith liked this 6 months ago
Re: The Secret Lives of Dorks: A Drunken Review
by Mark Suszko 6 months ago
Bad movies give me hope and inspiration that I could do better.
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The Counselor
by Scott Roberts 6 months ago
http: www.youtube.com watch v=n4rTztvVx8E&noredirect=1 Premise: Directed by Ridley Scott and written by Cormac McCarthy, The Counselor is a story about a lawyer only referred to as "Counselor," who ge
Re: The Counselor
by Mark Suszko 6 months ago
I imagine Ridley had Sir Mix-A-Lot on repeat playing in the background when they thought of this scene.
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Hair Cut Sign
by Stephen Smith 6 months ago
This sign was out in the front of a Hair Cut salon. Thought you would enjoy it. Stephen Smith Utah Video Productions Check out my Motion Training DVD Check out my Vimeo page
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Scott Roberts liked this 6 months ago
Re: Hair Cut Sign
by Mark Suszko 6 months ago
My fave: This one represents a lot of video production companies' business models
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Article: White House Down: Method Studios Wreaks CG Havoc
by Debra Kaufman 10 months ago
Film History & Appreciation White House Down: Method Studios Wreaks CG Havoc Method Studios Vancouver created 185 shots on White House Down, including digital doubles of people and places -- and
Re: White House Down: Method Studios Wreaks CG Havoc
by Scott Roberts 10 months ago
Edan Cohen "Why are you so oddly defensive about Hollywood films, especially White House Down Why do you care if I hate it " I don't know how it got to be that I defended White House Down so much, as
Article: Argo's Invisible Effects Create 1970s Tehran
by Debra Kaufman 1 year ago
Art of the Edit Argo's Invisible Effects Create 1970s Tehran Argo tells the recently declassified true story of six Americans who escaped the 1979 takeover of the US Embassy in Tehran -- by pretendin
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Scott Roberts liked this 1 year ago
Re: Argo's Invisible Effects Create 1970s Tehran
by Scott Roberts 1 year ago
I hope they eventually release a reel of invisible effects around awards time. I remember when Black Swan released their reel a couple years ago it really blew me away how many visual effects were use
Blog: Creative Inspiration
by Mike Cohen 2 years ago
Weeks are for work. Weekends are for personal enrichment. Maybe that enrichment is biking, skiing, cooking, cleaning (really !), hiking, reading, going to the movies or theater, or whatever floats yo
Re: Creative Inspiration
by Scott Roberts 2 years ago
Not to sound disgusting, but "642 Things to Draw" sounds like the perfect book to put my bathroom (I get a lot of reading thinking done in there, OK I'll stop talking). Only $10 on amazon! Thanks for
Keep text size/font from Motion project
by Scott Roberts 2 years ago
This is probably just an incredibly simple question, and perhaps I'm just tired and not thinking straight. I don't use Motion very much, but now I'm using Motion 5, and I've created a very simple lowe
Re: Keep text size/font from Motion project
by Scott Roberts 2 years ago
I use FCP7, but when I do lower thirds I either just make them in FCP (if really simple ones needed), but mainly I make them in After Effects or Cinema 4D. Ventured into Motion territory almost on a w
Encore CS5 Crashes While Opening
by Scott Roberts 3 years ago
Hey folks, I've never used Encore before (I typically use DVD Studio Pro), in fact I've never even tried opening Encore before today. But now I need to make a Blu-ray, so here I am! When I open Encore
Re: Encore CS5 Crashes While Opening
by Scott Roberts 3 years ago
Scratch that, I went in and deleted FX Factory plug-ins from the Adobe programs (I only use them in FCP anyway), and now Encore opens fine. Had kind of a "duhhhh" moment there. Thanks Scott! Love, Sco
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Article: Coloring Game of Thrones
by Debra Kaufman 3 years ago
Film History & Appreciation Coloring Game of Thrones HBO's Game of Thrones is a rich palette of colour and display. Ireland's Screen Scene Post Production took on the task of enhancing the balanc
Re: Coloring Game of Thrones
by Scott Roberts 3 years ago
I thought the color in Game of Thrones was always fantastic. It definitely does a great job establishing the different locations, as there are many. That's also cool how the work flow automatically up
Service: Scott Roberts Editing
by Scott Roberts 3 years ago
Westmont Illinois, United States Post Production Scott Roberts Editing Editing     Post Production Edit Creations, Inc., Burr Ridge, Il. January 2007-Present We are small post-production hou
Article: Behind the Lens: Captain America: The First Avenger
by Debra Kaufman 3 years ago
TV & Movie Appreciation Behind the Lens: Captain America: The First Avenger Join Debra Kaufman as she goes behind the lens in the latest installment of her film vfx series, as Captain America: The Fi
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Re: Behind the Lens: Captain America: The First Avenger
by Scott Roberts 3 years ago
Another awesome article! I was wondering how they made Evans look skinny as I was watching it. I assumed it was a digital head on another body, but it's way cooler the way they actually did it. The te
Article: Behind the Lens: Cowboys & Aliens & Editors
by Debra Kaufman 3 years ago
Art of the Edit Behind the Lens: Cowboys & Aliens & Editors Creative COW s Debra Kaufman had a chance to speak with the editor of Cowboys & Aliens, Dan Lebental, who was also Favreau s editor on Iron
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Re: Cowboys & Aliens & Editors
by Scott Roberts 3 years ago
Awesome interview! Loved the stuff about Spielberg and Ron Howard. Definitely looking forward to this film.
Facebook as a "Resume" to hire an employee
by Luis O Maymi 3 years ago
Hello COW Community This is not exactly video related, but I would like to hear what you think about this. I recently wrote an article for my blog, "Facebook Resume; Hiring someone for a Job" and I wa
Re: Facebook as a "Resume" to hire an employee
by Scott Roberts 3 years ago
I don't know if I really agree with using Facebook to really judge anyone either. Not that an employer would see it because I have privacy settings amped up, but as a guy in his 20s, not everything th
Production Haikus
by Mark Suszko 3 years ago
When I said: "approved", it's not like that is the end. Five more must sign off.
Re: Production Haikus
by Scott Roberts 3 years ago
Three hundred dollars! Wow, Final Cut X is cheap Don't hire high school kid
Farewell to a Chicago broadcasting classic
by Mark Suszko 3 years ago
The Empire Carpet Man, Lynn Hauldren, has passed away at age 89. He will be rolled up and delivered and installed at the cemetery in three or four days. Seriously, this guy was really a part of Chicag
Re: Farewell to a Chicago broadcasting classic
by Scott Roberts 3 years ago
The Empire Carpet Guy, Bob Roooooooooooohrman, and the Eagle-Man are forever a part of me.
Article: Behind the Lens: Creating Community: A TV workflow that expands creativity and squeezes dollars
by Debra Kaufman 3 years ago
Broadcasting Behind the Lens: Creating Community: A TV workflow that expands creativity and squeezes dollars Behind the wildly popular "Community" is another community, made up of the show
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Re: Creating Community: A TV workflow that expands creativity and squeezes dollars
by Scott Roberts 3 years ago
Awesome article! I love Community, and through listening the DVD commentaries, you get a lot of insight from Dan Harmon on the creative and writing complications that go into making such a great show.
Video: Boys of Bonneville Movie Trailer
by John Greene 3 years ago
Boys of Bonneville Movie Trailer "Boys of Bonneville: Racing on a Ribbon of Salt reveals an unsung hero and self-made man who pioneered the Bonneville Salt Flats as the Fastest Place on Earth. More th
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Mark Llerena liked this 1 year ago
Re: Video: Boys of Bonneville Movie Trailer
by Scott Roberts 3 years ago
Yeah this looks pretty great. Nice job. This looks more appealing to me than that one Anthony Hopkins movie with the similar, yet dramatized, subject matter from a few years ago. When it becomes acces
Scripting to Jump to Next Button in Sub Menu
by Scott Roberts 3 years ago
Hello, So I'll set up the scenario I'm in. I have a DVD with 4 videos on it, each video has 11 languages in the audio streams (or 8 on one track, and I made a duplicate with the other 3). The main men
Re: Scripting to Jump to Next Button in Sub Menu
by Scott Roberts 3 years ago
Thank you very much for taking the time to help me out here! This seems to make sense, I figured it would require another GRPM value and a lot of tedious work. I'm going to follow your example here an
Questions about my Map
by Scott Roberts 3 years ago
Hello, I'm trying to work on this map of Africa. I imported an Illustrator map with all the countries, and organized them, animated it, and then added the border look I wanted with Cel Renderer. The a
Re: Questions about my Map
by Scott Roberts 3 years ago
Nevermind, found out the artifacting (not banding, wrong word) problem is the caps not being quadrangles with low width. And I think the edges problem is in the original Illustrator map document. If y


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