Anna – Trailer

“Anna” is finished! After a rather lengthy and totally unnecessary beginning, the final 2K scans were re-edited, color corrected, and married to a new 5.1 soundtrack. Now there is a viable DCP ready for projection and ultimate viewing.  It’s as good as it’s going to get. Most importantly, this means it is actually finished for […]

Render Farm Build 50 – Maybe the Last Report

DISCLAIMER: This is a continuing series detailing the painful story of a DIY render farm build.  It is terribly technical and somewhat frustrating.  Those who are unprepared for such “entertainment” are advised to ignore these posts. This may be the Last Report on the Render Farm.  After this there’s probably not much to say about […]

Anna Lobby Cards – 3

The last of the imagined Lobby Cards for “Anna” while I finish up a 2K DCP of the film.  The 5.1 mix has been ready for a year now, it’s time to get this thing together and show it shown somewhere.          

Anna Lobby Cards – 2

I’m gearing up for working on the new transfer of “Anna” and getting the film to look good in 2K.  So here are more fake Lobby Cards for the film – as if it were showing in the 1970s.           

Render Farm Build 49 – Fractals

No warning is needed on this post, as it will not be overly technical. As you may be well aware, I made a render farm.  Here it is, sitting in my office: That’s with 5 render nodes on, two of them unplugged, and a master not pictured.  I ran a test over the last week. […]

Anna Lobby Cards – 1

I was having so much fun with the Big Dong Lobby Cards, why not do a set of lobby cards for “Anna?”           

Blackmagic Conversion

Occasionally I intercept outdated technology on the way to the dumpster with the help of the IT department at my school.  I think they are mostly amused that I’d want it, but I know that I can get some more use out of these depleted robots.  One such perfect reuse occurred to me when I […]