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Post-Production Syllabus

The other day I was tumbling through YouTube (shout out Tumblr) to find a new tutorial to practice animation in After Effects. After scrolling for ten minutes looking for a “new” tutorial, I realized that these tutorials only allowed me to accomplish standalone tasks. I wanted more. I wanted to train and practice the skills and principles of animation. I wanted to know the workflow and skill set needed to accomplish what I see in…

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What We’re Listening To

Over the past few years, podcasts have been steadily gaining traction among a wide variety of audiences. According to Music MPH, there are 700,000+ active podcasts, with more than 29 million individual podcast episodes in 100 different languages.  Today, you can stream your favorite podcast directly from the podcast website, YouTube or a variety of services like Stitcher, Spotify, iTunes, Google Play, Amazon … you name it. From news and entertainment to industry updates and…

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Virtual Set – Phoenix Production Studio

At SNEAKY BIG, we have the latest in virtual and augmented reality. The award-winning Brainstorm InfinitySet paired up with the Stype RedSpy optical camera tracking system is a very robust combination. The constellation of reflectors used to track the virtual set. The IR camera is pointed towards the ceiling markers. Stype RedSpy uses markers (reflectors) that are installed on the stage’s ceiling in a constellation (random) pattern preventing any identical areas of reference on the…

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The Wild West World of Esports

The stigma associated with being a gamer is over. The taboo that comes with staying at home on the weekends to compete in a Battle Royale with 100 friends from across the world is behind us. Sharing in the joy that comes from enjoying a virtual concert with more than 10 million attendees is the new norm and will come to be expected from future generations.  What happened? Why did ESPN put “Ninja” on the…

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