Why Do We Love Zombies?

Zombies are EVERYWHERE!! Wait, don’t panic- we mean in pop culture, not outside your window. But why is that? Bad guys and monsters seem to go through phases: one decade there’s a dozen movies about aliens, ten years later it’s vampires. And right now, it’s zombies. And monsters don’t pop up for no reason at all. There must be something that makes us fixate on one antagonist trope; some qualities they hold that echo a deeper cultural fear… So what are we afraid of now? It might just be technology. Watch the rest here. Post by Eric C. Petrie


5 Elements of Great Chromakey

My favorite film making blog, FilmmakerIQ, has posted a great article on what makes for good chromakey. They break things down into categories; Space, Screen, Lighting, Camera, and Post. Please take note that every single piece of gear featured in this video can be purchased right here at Professional Video…. except the bathroom vanity light, that’s more of a Home Depot special. Post by Eric C. Petrie


The Evolution of Modern Non-Linear Editing

Filmmakeriq.com has quickly become one of my favorite sites for production related content. If you ever get the hankering to be back in class at film school, if you like to learn, or if you just appreciate really well done content you’ve got to check them out. My recommendations this time is the Evolution of Modern Non-Linear Editing. So get out your notebook, put on your thinking caps, prepare to learn, and film-geek out. Post by Eric C. Petrie.