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Large LED Screens Replace Green Screens

Large LED Screens Replace Green Screens

Instead of green ccreens some movie studios are using giant LED screens to create backgrounds. These 4K LED video screens can make it seem like the actors are in the rainforest, a space station or a desert. These virtual sets have recently been used in films like...

The Simpsons Quarantine Couch Gag

The Simpsons Quarantine Couch Gag

The opening couch gags are an essential element of The Simpson's 31-season TV show. This is the first couch gag to acknowledge we're all spending more couch time that pre-corona virus. To escape their reality, all of the Simpson family members are wearing VR headsets...

Videos in Google Photos Breached

Google admitted it may have accidentally sent some users' private videos to strangers after a bug impacted its Photos service. While Google says less than 0.01 percent of users were affected, the user base of Google Photos is over one billion users. So 10 million...

The Four Hour Work Week

The Four Hour Work Week

Excerpts from the book The 4-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss · Aim high so you can create your own reality and write your own rules. · Step outside of your comfort zone and take action now. · Try to gain the freedom of remote working within your current job. · Be...

3D Filmmaking Without the Headset

3D Filmmaking Without the Headset

The Looking Glass is the first universal desktop holographic display designed for 3D creators. The display generates 45 simultaneous views of a 3D world at 60 fps. It does not require a VR headset. Headsets have come a long way from the Google Cardboard, but even so...

Repair Corrupted Video Files

The first step in trying to repair corrupted video files is to view the technical and tag data of that file. The best way to do that is with a free, open-source program called MediaInfo. This program provides a unified display of the most relevant technical and tag...