Creative COW Blogs https://blogs.creativecow.net/ Creative COW Blogs, brought to you from media professionals world wide. Working in the effects, film, video, and broadcast industries around the globe. en-us Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10:00:00 GMT PHP Script webmaster@creativecow.net webmaster@creativecow.net Hidden Gems & Missed Opportunities - Role Models, Tomb Raider & Downsizing https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14799/hidden-gems-missed-opportunities-role-models-tomb-raider-downsizing https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14799/hidden-gems-missed-opportunities-role-models-tomb-raider-downsizing On this Episode 324 of The Harold & Maudecast, 'Hidden Gems & Missed Opportunities', celebrating the 10 year anniversary of the film, ROLE MODELS and reviews of TOMB RAIDER and DOWNSIZING. ROLE MODELS is a story about energy drink reps Danny (Paul Rudd) and Wheeler (Seann William Scott) trash the co Wed, 11 Apr 2018 03:15:45 GMT Stitched Together by Netflix - The Frankenstein Chronices https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14798/stitched-together-by-netflix-the-frankenstein-chronices https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14798/stitched-together-by-netflix-the-frankenstein-chronices On this episode of The Harold & Maudecast, hosts Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe review Netflix 'The Frankenstein Chronicles'. Just in time for the 200th anniversary of the publishing of Frankenstein, Netflix picks up 'The Frankenstein Chronicles' starring Sean Bean, the most bingeworthy new drama series Wed, 11 Apr 2018 03:13:06 GMT Flat Network Title Animation in after effect | Easy https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14792/flat-network-title-animation-in-after-effect-easy https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14792/flat-network-title-animation-in-after-effect-easy Motion Graphics | Learn how easy it is to create an Abstract Connecting Dot & Lines Flat Network Typography Title Animation in after effect without using any third party plugins .. * Tips & Tricks to create an animated Connected dots and lines background i hope you will learn something new through Fri, 09 Mar 2018 20:21:10 GMT ifun Pocket Cinema— The Smart Handy Projector To Meet All Your Daily Needs https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14791/ifun-pocket-cinema-the-smart-handy-projector-to-meet-all-your-daily-needs https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14791/ifun-pocket-cinema-the-smart-handy-projector-to-meet-all-your-daily-needs What if you are on the go and require someone to give business presentation? Or wondering what should be done to make your weekend awesome? Or too lazy to visit cinema theatre but want to enjoy your favorite movie on big screen at your house? If you ever encountered with these questions, then you ne Fri, 09 Mar 2018 08:20:44 GMT Nice Novelty Introduces Unique Pocket Cinema For Unmatched Movie Watching Experience https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14790/nice-novelty-introduces-unique-pocket-cinema-for-unmatched-movie-watching-experience https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14790/nice-novelty-introduces-unique-pocket-cinema-for-unmatched-movie-watching-experience Watching movies is a major source of entertainment for most of the people. Companies who are involved in this sector directly or indirectly are trying to introduce various experiences for the movie lovers. For movie aficionados, it’s time to lift up the movie watching experience as Nice Novelty in Fri, 09 Mar 2018 04:32:06 GMT Create A Liquid Animation In After Effects | Easy https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14788/create-a-liquid-animation-in-after-effects-easy https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14788/create-a-liquid-animation-in-after-effects-easy Sat, 03 Mar 2018 18:10:04 GMT Dispatches from PyeongChang: Editing the Olympics (Part 5) https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14787/dispatches-from-pyeongchang-editing-the-olympics-part-5 https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14787/dispatches-from-pyeongchang-editing-the-olympics-part-5 Growing up, I was always glued to the Summer or Winter Olympics. And as a young and ambitious video nerd, I wondered what went into the incredible number of visual stories being told. Luckily I crossed paths with editor Mike Api who is currently in PyeongChang, South Korea, freelancing for NBC in hi Sat, 24 Feb 2018 18:21:56 GMT Dispatches from PyeongChang: The Edit Infrastructure of the Olympics (Part 4) https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14786/dispatches-from-pyeongchang-the-edit-infrastructure-of-the-olympics-part-4 https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14786/dispatches-from-pyeongchang-the-edit-infrastructure-of-the-olympics-part-4 Growing up, I was always glued to the Summer or Winter Olympics. And as a young and ambitious video nerd, I wondered what went into the incredible number of visual stories being told. Luckily I crossed paths with editor Mike Api who is currently in PyeongChang, South Korea, freelancing for NBC in hi Thu, 22 Feb 2018 05:43:33 GMT Being an Assistant Editor on a Sundance Documentary: Julie Hwang on "The Game Changers" https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14785/being-an-assistant-editor-on-a-sundance-documentary-julie-hwang-on-the-game-changers https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14785/being-an-assistant-editor-on-a-sundance-documentary-julie-hwang-on-the-game-changers Before the lush celebrity gift suites, the sold-out Q&A sessions, and the long lines of frozen but eager cinephiles trying to grab the hottest ticket in Park City, a movie was made -- and it was hard work. And behind the producers and directors and actors who led the charge, a "below-the-line" crew Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:30:27 GMT Dispatches from PyeongChang: Editing the Olympics (Part 3) https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14784/dispatches-from-pyeongchang-editing-the-olympics-part-3 https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14784/dispatches-from-pyeongchang-editing-the-olympics-part-3 Growing up, I was always glued to the Summer or Winter Olympics. And as a young and ambitious video nerd, I wondered what went into the incredible number of visual stories being told. Luckily I crossed paths with editor Mike Api who is currently in PyeongChang, South Korea, freelancing for NBC in hi Sat, 17 Feb 2018 18:07:11 GMT Epic Trek: Mapping Harry Potter UK https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14783/epic-trek-mapping-harry-potter-uk https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14783/epic-trek-mapping-harry-potter-uk Sarah and Jake of The Harold & Maudecast travel to the UK to map filming locations for Harry Potter! They begin in London and travel to Oxford, Gloucester through the English countryside, up to Edinburgh and throughout the Scottish Highlands. In addition to Harry Potter filming locations, Sarah and Fri, 16 Feb 2018 22:52:03 GMT Return of the Western - EP 317 https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14782/return-of-the-western-ep-317 https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14782/return-of-the-western-ep-317 Episode 317 of The Harold & Maudecast: Return of the Western. Sarah and Jake examine the resurgence of Westerns, the efforts to revive the genre over the years and whether it's time has truly comeback. This episode includes a review of HOSTILES, THE BALLAD OF LEFTY BROWN and IN A VALLEY OF VIOLENCE Fri, 16 Feb 2018 22:50:44 GMT Dispatches from PyeongChang: Preparing to Edit the Olympics (Part 2) https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14780/dispatches-from-pyeongchang-preparing-to-edit-the-olympics-part-2 https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14780/dispatches-from-pyeongchang-preparing-to-edit-the-olympics-part-2 Growing up, I was always glued to the Summer or Winter Olympics. And as a young and ambitious video nerd, I wondered what went into the incredible number of visual stories being told. Luckily I crossed paths with editor Mike Api who is currently in PyeongChang, South Korea, freelancing for NBC in hi Sun, 04 Feb 2018 08:01:41 GMT Create Visual Art with Adobe, Be in a BØRNS Music Video https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14777/create-visual-art-with-adobe-be-in-a-brns-music-video https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14777/create-visual-art-with-adobe-be-in-a-brns-music-video The name BØRNS may or may not be familiar to you at first glance — after all, you’re probably here for video stuff, generally speaking — but I can almost certainly guarantee you’ve heard his music — especially Electric Love, which hit over 20 million views on YouTube when it was released Tue, 30 Jan 2018 06:50:28 GMT Dispatches from PyeongChang: Editing the Olympics (Part 1) https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14776/dispatches-from-pyeongchang-editing-the-olympics-part-1 https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14776/dispatches-from-pyeongchang-editing-the-olympics-part-1 Growing up, I was always glued to the Summer or Winter Olympics. And as a young and ambitious video nerd, I wondered what went into the incredible number of visual stories being told. Between pre-cut packages and live footage and montages put together with moments that had happened seconds ago, I co Mon, 29 Jan 2018 05:51:43 GMT Being a Camera Operator on a Documentary at Sundance: DP Barbie Leung on 'Half the Picture' https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14772/being-a-camera-operator-on-a-documentary-at-sundance-dp-barbie-leung-on-half-the-picture https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14772/being-a-camera-operator-on-a-documentary-at-sundance-dp-barbie-leung-on-half-the-picture Before the lush celebrity gift suites, the sold-out Q&A sessions, and the long lines of frozen but eager cinephiles trying to grab the hottest ticket in Park City, a movie was made -- and it was hard work. And behind the producers and directors and actors who led the charge, a "below-the-line" crew Tue, 23 Jan 2018 20:38:09 GMT Sundance Impressions: Three Movies on Sunday https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14771/sundance-impressions-three-movies-on-sunday https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14771/sundance-impressions-three-movies-on-sunday Yeah, it’s Tuesday. I lost a day to travel, as I returned to Los Angeles yesterday in a sold out flight filled with exhausted looking film fans and the occasional indie actor. Our scarves and new boots have seen winter, and we’re through with it. On Sunday I took full advantage of the festival, Tue, 23 Jan 2018 18:17:36 GMT Sundance Impressions: Snow and “The Sentence” https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14770/sundance-impressions-snow-and-the-sentence https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14770/sundance-impressions-snow-and-the-sentence The threat (or promise, depending on your outlook) of snow delivered today in full force. So much so that I was taken off guard and missed an early screening due to basically being buried in a snow drift. I was born and raised in the midwest, and I started driving at age 16 with a very light front w Sun, 21 Jan 2018 05:08:26 GMT Bringing Cinema to a Computer Screen: Cutting "Search" for Sundance https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14769/bringing-cinema-to-a-computer-screen-cutting-search-for-sundance https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14769/bringing-cinema-to-a-computer-screen-cutting-search-for-sundance Before the lush celebrity gift suites, the sold-out Q&A sessions, and the long lines of frozen but eager cinephiles trying to grab the hottest ticket in Park City, a movie was made -- and it was hard work. And behind the producers and directors and actors who led the charge, a "below-the-line" crew Sat, 20 Jan 2018 07:59:18 GMT Sundance Impressions: Main Street, Friends, and Lizzie https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14768/sundance-impressions-main-street-friends-and-lizzie https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14768/sundance-impressions-main-street-friends-and-lizzie Boarding my flight from LA, I knew I was in for an interesting trip when half the people around me were already wearing snow boots and hats. It was a chilly morning by Southern California standards, but my sweaty self was regretting even wearing a long sleeved shirt. (I really enjoy visiting cold pl Sat, 20 Jan 2018 07:49:44 GMT