About Joseph Herman
Joseph Herman is a post-production professional, filmmaker, animator and artist. His work has appeared in films, commercials, promos and music videos. He currently operates his own creative studio, Legend Multimedia (www.legendmultimedia.com), and writes often about the industry. Reach him at joe@legendmultimedia.com.

A Bundle of Sounds – New Krotos Audio Plug-Ins Cover a Spectrum of Sonic Effects

June 7, 2019

Along with a compelling musical score, convincing sound effects are one of the most important audible ingredients in a motion picture or television production. In a movie with a chase scene through the downtown area of a city, all sorts of sounds are required, such as revving engines, flying helicopters and the rapid fire of automatic weapons. In an off-world, sci-fi movie, you might need the sounds of futuristic spaceships, laser beams and robots (maybe even a scary monster or two). Whatever the movie happens to be, if you’re the sound designer, you’ll need to create authentic effects so that audiences believe what they’re watching is real. […]

Adobe Also a Big Winner at Sundance

March 1, 2019

Sundance, the largest independent film festival in the United States, takes place every year in Park City, a funky little ski town nestled in the beautiful snow-covered mountains of Utah. This year, there were over 14,000 submissions to the festival. […]

The Sundance Kids – Three Editors and Their Films Make Their Debuts in Park City

February 15, 2019

For a picture editor working in independent films, there are few things more exhilarating than having your film accepted in a major film festival — especially if it does not yet have a distributor, and particularly if the fest is the premier showcase for indie films: the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. This year, the festival ran January 24 to February 3. […]

Adobe Puts the Art in Artificial Intelligence

December 19, 2018

Recently, Adobe unveiled important updates and enhancements to its suite of video applications in the Creative Cloud. Let’s take a look at some of the new features aimed at filmmakers and video professionals. […]

The Compositor’s Apprentice
Blackmagic’s Fusion 9

February 16, 2018

Compositing is a critical part of the filmmaking process, the step where, after months of production, all the elements of a scene are assembled. It’s where visual effects-heavy shots come into their own, and filmmakers finally see their visions come to life. […]

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