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Sapience: The Search for Wisdom Cheap Tricks Cover Image
CineCoup: Cheap Tricks - Sapience: The Search for Wisdom
How do you create a talking head documentary without boring todays audience with bookshelves, offices, and empty warehouses? 3D Dioramas.
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The Black Void
The Black Void
You've seen this before. The filmaker utilizes a dimly lit set to amplify the drama. In today's visually demanding markets, avoid the void!
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The Bookcase
The Bookcase
The most common talking head. Used when filmmakers need to prove their subject's worth, and suggest that they've read more books than you.
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The Office
The Office
Runner up to The Bookcase. It's pretty obvious that your subject has given you his lunch break to film his part. No one has 6 diplomas!
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3D Diorama Schematic
3D Diorama Schematic
This illustrates the 4 camera setup utilized in Sapience. Cost/benefit of DSLRs and Glidetrack use over dollies and crew was crucial for us.
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3D Diorama #1: Collapsed City
3D Diorama #1: Collapsed City
Proof of concept 3D Diorama. Utilizing matte painting with our 4 camera setup, our film can cut between multiple angles of our subjects.
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