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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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The Difference Between Color Correction & Color Grading

In the post-production process, color is done through color correction or color grading, but color correction and color grading are, in fact, different. Color Correction Color correction refers to the process where each clip of footage is altered to match a consistent standard of appearance. Basically, correcting problems of the underlying image by balancing out the colors, making the whites appear white, the blacks appear black, and making sure that everything is even. The goal…

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