Posts by Aaron Williams

A Surprising Tool for Creative Direction

I recently transitioned from a strictly video job to a role as a Creative Director over print, web, video, advertising, brand, etc. One of the biggest tools for me in my new job is one that I had pretty much written off and rolled my eyes at not long ago. There’s a good chance that…
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Journey to the Bay

It’s been a good, long while since I last wrote, but it’s not without good reason. I want to tell you a little about the big changes happening over the last several months in my family’s life. I’m not sure how many of you know, but before my most recent job as the Director of…
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Wacom: The Hidden Manual

Being relatively active in the #postchat community on Twitter, I had heard a lot of people talk about using Wacom tablets for post-production. I had seen the VFX and Flame artists at my internship with Zoic Studios use them a ton, but I didn’t realize how prevalent they were outside of the VFX industry. You’d…
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My Family is Growing

Well, things have been pretty quiet on here lately, and just like last time things got quiet, it’s because my family has grown! My wife and I just had our second child, Jace Gaelan Williams, on Thursday afternoon, February 13th.         We’re all home now, and adjusting to life with two kids :) Things…
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Positive Thoughts: Shot 2 Breakdown

Well, it didn’t make it to the semi-finals, but it did get a ton of views, so thanks! We’re going to keep trucking along with the shot breakdown series anyway, because there’s some fun stuff in there. Here’s the breakdown for shot 2: The Breakdown: Raw: The raw footage comes from a Red EPIC, shot at…
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