mental_floss: Five Mind-Numbingly Long Movies →
What happens after you click 'post' →
Ten strange versions of football →
The Onion: Diebold Accidentally Leaks Results Of... →
Display detailed media info with MediaInfo →
ProLost: Digital Cinema Dynamic Range →
Very, very useful post to understand dynamic range and exposure differences between regular and ‘digital cinema’ video cameras. Rule number one if you are lucky to work with the high end: forget all you think you know about exposure.
VisualJockey Goes Freeware →
I’m not that into VJing, but this app can be rather useful for motion graphics design. The CDM article also includes a list of other free VJ/effect apps.
How To: Install MacOS 10.5 on a PC →
The Abilene paradox is a paradox in which a group of people collectively decide...– mental_floss: The Abilene Paradox
For the price of 1 euro, you rent yourself a glass and get to sample as many of...– Honor system in Berlin’s wine bars. Now this is civilized. (via Kottke)
To be a player →
There’s nothing like actually making and showing something to bring out the troll in some people. It makes me consider taking a few blurbs from the comments to ‘Dinnertime’ and using them in my next showreel - capped with the phrase “Find out why all the envy - Eduardo Morais’ production services”. No sarcasm here: indifference is the real poison. If I find...
When Lars von Trier met Jerry Seinfeld →
Dinnertime was shot almost literally while we were making dinner. Although intended to be my entry to the Pangea Day contest, it was also intended to test my new HV20 rig. Even though I may be starting a dangerous habit of filming in HD, then cropping and recomposing at whim for a SD finish (what happens when I film HD for HD?…), this test short was very successful in proving the viability...
Publico - Os projectos de José Sócrates →
The portuguese prime-minister had quite a taste for architecture…
Slashfilm rave reviews Rambo IV →
… and I haven’t seen it yet, but I can perfectly imagine it being a kickass film, or else it would have never got made (can you imagine a harder sequel to fund?). It’s not fashionably correct to admit, but First Blood part I was one fine ironic action movie - the kind Quentin Tarantino would have made - you know, Rambo cries while driving a lorry! I want to see Rambo IV.