Category: VFX

Making My Short Film “Dead Pixels” All By Myself

It’s been a good long while since I’ve made a movie, and so because of that I wanted to return to filmmaking with the most minimal crew and cast possible. Oh yeah, and then there’s the pandemic too. Today I'm going to show you how I shot, lit, edited, composed music, created VFX, and edited this film alone in lockdown. VFX Let’s start with the phone stuff. I dreaded the thought of doing all the phone VFX post-production both because it would have required a lot of motion tracking and a lot of keying or rotoscoping of my fingers when they overlapped with the phone.…

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