For those that are not in the know, I have been working on a side project at home. I am currently writing and will be producing a short animated film based on the classic story of Snow White.
I have been working a lot with video lately at work and to work with digital video it often helps to know a little bit about the technology, I thought I would share with you all, some basic concepts behind digital video in particular this term called codec. Essentially, a codec is a mathematical formula that reduces the file size of a video or audio file. When a codec reduces a file size of a video file, it is also said to be compressing the file….
Back in high school, I did the musical Little Shop of Horrors. Sure, it wasn’t a movie everyone flocked to the theaters to see in ’86, but from my experience, all my mates love it too, young me must have watched at least 100 times, planted in front of the TV. In fact, I think […]
It was a sad day for me the other day when I heard that Ray Harryhausen, who brought sword-fighting skeletons to the 1963 movie Jason and the Argonauts and was known as the master of stop-motion animation for his work on that and other films such as Clash of the Titans and The Golden Voyage […]
One of my favorite envisionment videos is HP’s Cooltown, which is extremely polished, but a cool look at the “future” nonetheless. Unfortunately, it seems that the concepts in HP’s video have not come to fruition, at least in a way that impacts HP’s wallet. That’s the way of many of these videos, though. They tend […]
Dunno if you all have seen this new social networking thing called Google+, its not bad I guess. Came across this cool music video though, have a look, see what you think. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGugj1ym594 Also came across this cool YouTube video too. For the first time ever, watch how people use a simple smartphone to play […]
As you all know, I have done my fair share of training over the last 15 odd years, I’ve experienced the various options from the trainer perspective and have observed students thrive in one setting and not the other. I was thinking of making a few core topics for some people to learn some things […]
At work, I have been asked to create a series of animations for the Health Services to act as a value add for the Courseware I create. Won’t bore you with all the Blooms Taxonomy and all that, that can be another post. Sure, I can do that, as you all know, I used to […]