CHAPTER 8

Crafting the Film Look with Postproduction Work

Casulo (2009), directed by Bernardo Uzeda, Brazil, 17 min.

FIGURE 8.1 Still from Bernardo Uzeda’s Casulo

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(©2009. Used with permission.)

Technical data: Shot on a Canon 5D Mark II with Sigma 24–70 mm f/2.8 lens. Audio recorded with a Sennheiser MKH-416 microphone on an M-Audio Microtrack 2 digital audio recorder. Files converted to MPEG. Postproduction software: Final Cut Pro, Twister plug-in in After Effects (for 24P pulldown), Color Finesse 2.0 and the Tiffen DFX 2.0 filters, graduated NDs, vignettes, selective saturation, and so forth. Neat Video plug-in for noise reduction (Pro version). ...

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