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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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Solo
by Stephen Smith 2 months ago
Right out the gate, I have to say I really enjoyed the film Solo and I'm not sure why there seems to be so much hate for the film. I'm not sure if it has more to do with it having lots of problems dur
Re: Solo
by Scott Roberts 4 weeks ago
Stephen Smith "Did this thread set the record for the most posts in this forum It looks like Solo brought us all together Scott, Tim and Kylee need to chime in." Sorry, I've been uncomfortably busy t
Avengers: Infinity War (Spoiler-free version)
by Mark Suszko 3 months ago
Well you certainly get a lot of movie for your dollar on this one. Marvel's interlocking Avengers movies have created a star-spanning meta-story that's akin to a modern-day Wagner's Ring Cycle. Is it
Re: Avengers: Infinity War (Spoiler-free version)
by Scott Roberts 2 months ago
Mark Suszko "So, how many of the previous Avengers movies could you have missed and still "get" Infinity War " I think you probably need to have a basic understanding of who Doctor Strange is as well
Notes on the 2018 movies I've seen, so far
by Scott Roberts 3 months ago
I've now seen enough movies in 2018 to dump out a bunch of thoughts on them. Some of them are even from 2017, but I rented them in 2018. That counts in my book! Here's five thoughts (each) on a bunch
Ready Player One
by Mark Suszko 3 months ago
You know what you signed up for when you watch a Spielberg movie. You're asking to have your emotions thoroughly and professionally wrung out. Problem with this movie is; there's not much water in the
Re: Ready Player One
by Scott Roberts 3 months ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=wJelEXaPhJ8
Streaming TV Shows 2018
by Mike Cohen 4 months ago
As many of us know streaming services now have a lot of original programming. Some is original content at least partially funded by Netflix, Amazon or Huluever, while some is from BBC or other non-US
Re: Streaming TV Shows 2018
by Scott Roberts 4 months ago
I have a couple of streaming shows that I'm late to the game on, that came out last year (I think ), or might have been early this year I have no idea. Well, I finally watched them. MINDHUNTER (Netfli
Cannes cans Netflix
by Mark Suszko 4 months ago
Sorry for the punny headline, but it's a serious story. Netflix original films are no longer being accepted at Cannes. I think that's a huge mistake. Theatrical distribution these days is certainly no
Re: Cannes cans Netflix
by Scott Roberts 4 months ago
He's definitely wrong on this subject. It shouldn't be the fault of the filmmaker if the only way they could get funding for their (potentially great) movie was through Netflix or Amazon, instead of t
My Super Important Oscar Picks are LOCKED IN
by Scott Roberts 5 months ago
Oscar predictions are a lot like playing fantasy sports; I embarrass myself with my lack of knowledge year after year, but keep doing it to gloat about the one or two times I was actually successful (
Re: My Super Important Oscar Picks are LOCKED IN
by Mark Suszko 5 months ago
I LOL'd at your post, reminded me of Bill Murray's Oscar picks segments on SNL https: www.youtube.com watch v=9t2ZzGbArHs I don't take much stock in the Oscars beyond the nominations stage because muc
Current Oscar Contenders
by Nick Griffin 6 months ago
Having just seen The Shape of Water I have to wonder why it's in the Best Picture category. It's an interesting film -- more than a little strange -- but very interesting nonetheless, just (IMHO) not
Re: Current Oscar Contenders
by Scott Roberts 6 months ago
The sound on Dunkirk is a both good and bad. On one hand, seeing it in theaters was awesome, because of the sensory overload loud sounds. On the other hand, the mixing was kinda weird in that you coul
Send to Premiere 2017?
by Scott Roberts 11 months ago
Am I missing something, or is there no way to Send my footage from CatDV over to Premiere Pro 2017... We've recently updated from Premiere 2015.3 to 2017, and also updated CatDV into version 12.0.3. I
Re: Send to Premiere 2017?
by Scott Roberts 10 months ago
I forgot to mention this months ago, but this was exactly what I needed to know. Thanks!
Hail, Caesar! - Deadpool - Zoolander 2
by Scott Roberts 2 years ago
I haven't had a lot of time to write as much as I'd like to lately (I mean, I guess I am getting married this weekend...), but I still managed to sneak in a few movies recently, and if I don't spit ou
Re: Hail, Caesar! - Deadpool - Zoolander 2
by Bob Cole 2 years ago
Congratulations, Scott. I hope that your honeymoon has many happy sequels - with the same person, of course. Bob C
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99 Homes
by Scott Roberts 3 years ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=Vh0piQN1_LY Have you ever been watching Comedy Central at 2 A.M. and when the commercials come on, one of those Sarah McLachlan animal abuse fundraisers shows up, or the
Re: 99 Homes
by Mark Suszko 3 years ago
Herzog was the prototype for grumpy cat: http: herzoginspirationals.tumblr.com
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We Are Your Friends
by Scott Roberts 3 years ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=gZzAeYWXFpk A not so guarded secret amongst my close friends is that I kind of have a thing for stupid dance genre movies. I can watch them pretty much any time they are
Re: We Are Your Friends
by Mike Cohen 3 years ago
Scott - you did not mention it, but surely there must have been a youth center threatened by a real estate tycoon - and the kids hold a break dancing contest to raise money to save the day. I guess th
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The Man From U.N.C.L.E. vs The Men From N.W.A.
by Scott Roberts 3 years ago
I saw two movies again over the past week, and didn t have much time to write reviews for both of them, so I m going to put them both into one handy FAQ review to help you decide what to potentially p
Re: The Man From U.N.C.L.E. vs The Men From N.W.A.
by Mark Suszko 3 years ago
So you're sayin' you.. forgot about him
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Jurassic World
by Scott Roberts 3 years ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=-w-58hQ9dLk To answer your first immediate question: yes, I do own a glow in the dark velociraptor t-shirt. And yes, it will probably sway my judgement in regards to thi
Re: Jurassic World
by Mark Suszko 3 years ago
I have to tell you a JP anecdote, about the first time my young son watched it at home with us. We'd decided he was old enough to watch if he sat on the couch with us and we paused to explain stuff or
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Scott Roberts liked this 3 years ago
Best Camera Test Ever
by Jeff Breuer 3 years ago
I admit, I'll geek out on new video tech, but when it comes to cameras I struggle to keep up with my more DP minded friends. The web is full of videos where people go out and shoot some tests, usually
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Scott Roberts liked this 3 years ago
Re: Best Camera Test Ever
by Scott Roberts 3 years ago
Haha, the water drops got me good.
gif test?
by Scott Roberts 3 years ago

Who can't wait for the Avatar sequels?
by Kylee Peña 4 years ago
I sure can, BUT I thought this quote from James Cameron about them was too good: They re gonna be b****in . You will sh** yourself with your mouth wide open. Oh, to have that level of confidence. He's
Re: Who can't wait for the Avatar sequels?
by Tom Sefton 4 years ago
I was just thinking that if the option to shit myself in a cinema with my mouth open came along, or the option to shit myself with my mouth closed, it would totally depend on what everyone else around
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Best Audio?
by Jeff Breuer 4 years ago
I am teaching a post production class and we are moving into audio for the next month, but honestly, like a lot of other video guys, audio is my weakest link. What are some movies with the best audio
Re: Best Audio?
by Mike Cohen 4 years ago
Are you differentiating between sound editing and sound design Star Wars is a great example of sound design - putting sound where it does not naturally exist. But take a movie like The Conversation wh
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News: NBC Presents ‘SNL Vintage’ Beginning Saturday, Sept. 27 at 10 P.M.
by Cow News Droid 4 years ago
One Classic Show From Each of the Last 40 Years to Air Saturdays to Commemorate Anniversary (New York, New York--September 24, 2014) Saturday Night Live celebrates its 40th season with SNL Vintage, a
Re: News: NBC Presents ‘SNL Vintage’ Beginning Saturday, Sept. 27 at 10 P.M.
by Scott Roberts 4 years ago
Not gonna lie, I'm kind of really excited for this!
The Grand Budapest Hotel
by Scott Roberts 4 years 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 years 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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Whoop Dreams
by Scott Roberts 4 years 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 4 years ago
By Miracles. And Faygo pop.
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Back to the Future Hover Board
by Stephen Smith 4 years 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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Re: Back to the Future Hover Board
by David Mathis 4 years ago
The hover board looks awesome but I want a car that can fly. Dallas traffic is a nightmare.
Wait, what?
by Mark Suszko 4 years ago
http: www.youtube.com watch v=cHWLpJRlBYA
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Re: Wait, what?
by Scott Roberts 4 years ago

Guardians of the Galaxy Trailer Debut
by Scott Roberts 4 years ago
This... looks... awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwesoooooommmmmmmmmme. http: www.youtube.com watch v=pTZ2Tp9yXyM
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Fernando Mol liked this 4 years ago
Re: Guardians of the Galaxy Trailer Debut
by Mark Suszko 4 years ago
jinx, you owe me a soda
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Another SuperCut: Teen Wolf of Wallstreet
by Jeff Breuer 4 years ago
We all seem to enjoy these. Another gem.
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Re: Another SuperCut: Teen Wolf of Wallstreet
by Mark Suszko 4 years ago
Worse: Propecia
Clients
by Stephen Smith 5 years 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 4 years ago
http: www.youtube.com watch v=5AxwaszFbDw http: www.youtube.com watch v=qgcX0y1Nzhs
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Keep text size/font from Motion project
by Scott Roberts 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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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Facebook as a "Resume" to hire an employee
by Luis O Maymi 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 years ago
The Empire Carpet Guy, Bob Roooooooooooohrman, and the Eagle-Man are forever a part of me.
Questions about my Map
by Scott Roberts 8 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 8 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
Trophy Render
by Scott Roberts 8 years ago
I've been working at learning 3D for a little while now, and I made this glass trophy model, and I think I finally got the glass looking good, but the lighting seems like it is not coming across at th
Re: Trophy Render
by Scott Roberts 8 years ago
Yeah I definitely didn't have the HDR in the color channel, but it's there now, and I was able to lower the brightness. And I replaced the polygon sphere (not sure why I made it a polygon object to be
Sally Mencke
by Timothy J. Allen 8 years ago
Sally Mencke, the Editor who worked with Quentin Tarantino on "Pulp Fiction," "Kill Bill" and "Jackie Brown" was found dead this morning after she had not returned from hiking in Griffith Park. She ce
Re: Sally Mencke
by Scott Roberts 8 years ago
Ah jeez, that's awful... Tarantino is one of my favorite directors, and he has said in interviews the one person he trusted the most in his filmmaking process was Sally. This makes me sad. I like the
Glass Trophy
by Scott Roberts 8 years ago
I've never really worked with glass materials all that much before (not that I've been doing 3D that long either), but I'm trying to make a glass crystal trophy. I've modeled it perfectly how I want i
Re: Glass Trophy
by Scott Roberts 8 years ago
Thanks guys! Jeremy - I think I got it looking pretty decent with the all black background and the light actually being a cool element like in that picture. It's probably a rookie mistake on my part,
Globe-like Logo Ball
by Scott Roberts 8 years ago
I was given a client's logo, and I need to turn it into a 3D object. Part of it is this globe pictured here. It was given to me as an AI file, so I can separate this from the text part of the logo, an
Re: Globe-like Logo Ball
by Scott Roberts 8 years ago
Oh wow, thanks everybody! I now have a 3D ball that looks something like the logo (found out the client doesn't care if it's exact, because it's cool looking!) rolling around on the screen. I really a
Wave
by Scott Roberts 8 years ago
I've been given a pdf brochure from my client, and I need to make a looping background for an event using elements from the pdf. I've got it all figured out except for this wave in the brochure, that
Re: Wave
by Scott Roberts 8 years ago
Thank you, sir! Sort of tracing over them with the pen tool and expanding them myself that way is working out nicely. Thanks again.
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