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    What is picture lock? The term “picture lock” is extremely important to the post-production process, and it’s even more important for filmmakers and clients to understand what it is and why it matters. Before explaining why it matters, let’s first explain what picture lock is. Whether it’s a five minute...
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    What is Wipster? Man, oh man, that’s a loaded question. That’s like asking “What’s a video camera?” or “What is video editing?” Wipster is an integral part of what we do here at Entertainment Creative Group. Wipster is an amazing post-production tool that makes our lives—and the lives of our...
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    Since the dawn of art, mankind has struggled with depicting a basic function of vision: depth. Ancient cave drawings, Egyptian hieroglyphs, and even Medieval paintings depicted the world as flat. Attempts at capturing the idea of 3D space in a 2D medium were difficult. But by the Renaissance, the most...
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    The audio world is a fun and magical place! But getting started can be intimidating if you have little knowledge of what gear is needed. There are tons of steps to recording a voice-over and getting a clear signal from the voice to a computer and creating a file. But,...
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    Recently, I worked on a mini-documentary on Hurricane Irma and Georgia’s Department of Natural Resources’ response to it. The DNR came to us with a bunch of footage and a basic idea of what they wanted to communicate about their department. Upon diving into the footage, my heart was elated....
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    This is my inevitable Dungeons & Dragons blog post Dungeons & Dragons is in the midst of a renaissance. With the release of 5th Edition, and shows like Critical Role and The Adventure Zone capturing impressive audiences, the game is more accessible than it’s ever been. Anyone here at ECG...
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    Audio is a mysterious area of production to many people. I say that as one of those people, by the way. I graduated from college with a degree in film and television, and no one bothered to explain anything to me about sound design. What’s the difference between a lavalier...