Clone Stamp Tool VFX Tutorial | Seek First Productions

In this Crush It TV Tech Tutorial, the EP of Seek First Productions in Nashville TN explains how to use the clone stamp tool in Adobe After Effects to remove signs and unwanted textures in your movies.  The example used is from a feature film called Crimes and Mister Meanors (2014).

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3 Things That AMC’s THE WALKING DEAD Could Learn From TELLTALE’s THE WALKING DEAD

WARNING: The following post contains major spoilers for the first two seasons of both AMC and TELLTALE’s The Walking Dead. Proceed with caution. 

I have a love/hate relationship with AMC’s The Walking Dead. The network recently announced plans for a spinoff series from their gory horror comic book adaptation, and if the original series’ ratings are any indication... it will be a hit. Maybe it will even be shot near Nashville?

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Wire Removal VFX Tutorial | Seek First Productions

Recently, Seek First Productions was contracted to produce a music video for Conner Sweet, shot on location in Nashville TN, which required a couple VFX shots.  Below is a tutorial showing behind the scenes of one of these effects - wire removal using Adobe After Effects.  Be on the look out for the music video's release in the next month!

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3 Tips For Film Students | Seek First Productions

I've always had a passion for film and editing. I started editing videos in the 7th grade, and in the 8th grade I asked my parents for Final Cut Pro. But trying to break into the film world can be tough. Here are my 3 tips for students pursuing a career in film.

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Production Design | Seek First Productions

A position I never thought I would go anywhere near. My entire life, I have held a camera, assistant directed, or produced. Never in my life would I have chosen to create the “look” for anything. I was one of the only females in the camera-operating field. Why would I want to leave what I thought I loved doing for another position? I wouldn’t have. I loved the strenuous hours, physical exhaustion, set up, and tear down of being in the camera department on set.

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Guardians of the Galaxy | Seek First Productions Movie Review

This review is for those of you who just couldn’t care less about comic books, and therefore approach super hero movies with hesitation. It’s for those of you who leave the theatre disappointed, because all the special fx, easter eggs, and spectacular battles just don’t matter unless the film is able to stand on it’s own merit. 

I present to you, the best movie of the summer... a comic book movie crafted with your sensibilities in mind. 

It’s been quite some time since we’ve seen a summer release that truly feels the way a blockbuster should. The morbidly sensitive have found very little reprieve from the waves of Dark Knights, Zero Dark Thirtys, Godzillas, and Planet of the Apes. A trip to the cinema had been more of an opportunity for calm, sobering reflection sprinkled lightly with high budget spectacle than anything else. It's been either that... or Smurfs 2. 

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Storytelling | Seek First Productions

First of all, I really dislike blogging. I enjoy reading blogs, but I actually don’t like writing them myself. Why? Because in person, I can tell a story like nobody’s business. It’s my forte. I love telling stories.  Luckily, I’m in the right business, because at Seek First that’s what we do; we’re storytellers.

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