The making of “Waiting for Lightning”: recording and notes from seminar with Jacob Rosenberg
Recently, Jacob Rosenberg presented a seminar describing the making of the latest Bandito Brothers offering, “Waiting for Lightning.” Included in the seminar were Creative Suite tips and tricks, as well as a Q&A session with Jacob.
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Jacob covered a lot of ground in this webinar and in the Q&A segment at the close. Here are links to relevant information about the topics Jacob covered in his presentation, along with questions asked and answered in the Q&A segment:
main topics covered in presentation
- Waiting for Lightning Overview
- Use of multiple video tracks for 3 different camera angles
- Use of multiple audio tracks for different sources
- Folder structure organization at the OS level
- Importing an EDL
- Choosing sequence presets
- Relinking media
- Scaling and repositioning clips coming from telecine
- Using dynamic link for text animation
- Using Edit > Original
- Grain effect settings in After Effects
- Nested sequences in Premiere Pro
- After Effects lights used on text
- Using track mattes
- Repositioning clips for versioning
- Creating a credit roll with Photoshop and After Effects
- Creative Cloud provides applications during crucial parts of post-production process
miscellaneous and Q&A
- Why was the edit done in Avid? Project started in 2010, so collaboration was stronger in Avid at that time. Now they would use CS6.
- What plug-in was used to achieve grain effects? Cinefilm Dark Energy. The After Effects plug-in version works well.
- Are there any resources from Bandito Brothers to help filmmakers? Search the web for Bandito Brothers workflows.
- How was the sound mix done? AAF files were exported from Avid or Premiere Pro, the final mix done in ProTools.
- Where can users find out more information about “Waiting for Lightning?”