Jonathan Moser Blog Series

FRAME RATE: Dreaming Up That Dream Sequence

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Part 12 of 24
• Esoteric Time And Frame Blending Effects That Play With Your Mind

Problem:

You’re editing a dream sequence and need to come up with a visually arresting but quick solution that isn’t too crazy, plus the main character is drunk and you have to create something to emulate that point of view.

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VIEWFINDER: No More Importing Camera Overlays!

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Part 10 of 24

• Multiple Presets Make Build-Your-Own Overlays A Thing Of The Past
• Instant Camera Grids In One Drop-Down
• Grids, Record Indicator, Battery Level, Preset-able Digital Counter All In One Action

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ACTIVE CAMERA: You Want Fries With That Shake?

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Part 9 of 24

• Realistic Shaky Camera Simulation with Lots of Control
• Dial In Degree and Frequency of Movement

Problem:

You’ve seen it before: the script calls for an earthquake in the middle of a scene and you have to simulate it. Or you have to fake a handheld camera shake

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IMPRESSIONIST: Looking Like Nothing’s Looked Before

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Part 8 of 24
• Original, Pixel-Based Kinetic Graphic Styles Without Breaking The Budget

Problem:

With a bottom-of-the-barrel budget, a commercial client asks you to quickly create stylized looks and artistic transitions for their production that no one has seen before. With no animator or graphics artist on staff they’re depending on you to whip something up fast, creative and cheap…big surprise.

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SELECTIVE TINT: Ansel Adams-Inspired Post Magic

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Part 7 of 24

• Creative, Gradient Filtering Enhances So-So Wide Shots and
Injects Dramatic Moods In Other Lackluster Footage
• Adjustable Shape Mask Allows Customization

Problem:

Lackluster camerawork and weather problems has taken the life out of your b-roll in an otherwise lively production. These are the shots that set the whole mood. You need to amp it up and create a feeling.

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SATURATION EQ: Punching Up That One Color

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Part 6 of 24
• Like A Graphic Equalizer For Color Hues.

Problem:

You have a surreal scene—and for mood, you want to bring out the blue of the dress your star is wearing while diminishing the other colors in the scene…but a color corrector can’t really give you the control (or the speed) you’re looking for.

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COLOR REPLACE: Paint it Black…or Yellow or Red or…

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Part 5 of 24
• Instant Color Change Within Two Clicks Under 20 Seconds
Your producer just came into the bay in a snit: the car commercial you’re doing this morning has a glitch…the car that was shot is not the new color scheme your ad is supposed to be hyping, and the commercial is due yesterday.

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QUICK PIXELATOR: Tracking Magic!

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Part 4 of 24
• Auto Tracking Blurs Using Chroma and Hue Speeds you Up!

Problem:

You’re editing a crime show and suddenly a call from your producer: an interview subject has just gotten cold feet and wants to have their identity obscured. You could start the tedious manual keyframe blur tracking process, but that will take a while.

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VIDEO TUNEUP PLUS: Scoping Out The Color!

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Part 3 of 24
• Color Control And Three-Way Waveform Monitors All In One.

Problem:

You have video from a dozen of different sources that are all over the place, and need a speedy luma and/or chroma adjustment along with a dependable waveform analyzer.

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