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The Math and Science of Forced Perspective.

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"Forced perspective" is an in-camera effect (meaning it's done live, on-set, with no computer graphics) which allows filmmakers to create shrinking and enlargement effects. For example, scenes with Gandalf having dinner with the Hobbits in the "Lord of the Rings" movies. In this video, John Hess from Filmmaker IQ explains the math and science behind this optical illusion.…
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The Southwest Motorcycle Adventures of "Java Jack."

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Taking a post-New Year's break, our fearless Java Post Production leader, Jack Tunnicliffe, decided to escape the snow and cold around Regina and take a road trip down to Arizona. This was the perfect excuse to put some wintertime miles on his Indian motorcycle, which usually has to wait until April or May to see the light of day locally. Here is a little photo essay of Jack's road trip. …
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Who's Who in the Movie Credits.

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Have you ever watched the end credits of a movie and wondered just what do all those people do? John Hess from Filmmaker IQ explains who's who on a major film production.
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