1. An around-the-world time lapse journey celebrating our Sacred Earth. Six years in the making... seven continents... 24 countries.

    Photographed & Edited by Sean F. White seanwhite.net
    Original score by Roy Milner roymilner.com

    Full details and locations shot-by-shot:
    TERRA-SACRA.com

    Versión en español
    beyondgravity.whsites.net/ioe/wordpress/?page_id=441

    Twitter: twitter.com/seanfwhite

    Facebook: facebook.com/pages/Sean-F-White-Photography-Films/291134517608278

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    My life as a filmmaker has blessed me with the privilege of seeing some of the most surreal and timeless places on the planet. These images of our Sacred Earth set to music are my way of sharing some of the magic I've experienced along the way...

    "Terra Sacra" ~ Latin for Sacred Earth.

    Terra Sacra Time Lapses is a short film featuring remote landscapes and ancient monuments from around the globe. These images were photographed during my assignments and personal travels between 2006-2012.

    I've combined my favourite shots from these trips into non-narrative film that touches on a theme close to my heart: Sacred Earth.

    The visuals are driven by an original score by composer Roy Milner (roymilner.com). The six-minute film is a journey through three distinct Acts: (I) Primordial Earth (II) Past meets Present and (III) Eternal Universe.

    This film is a personal project to share the beauty and awe I witnessed at these locations. I hope viewers will be moved by the intangible power of our Terra Sacra.

    THANKS TO:

    Endless thanks to Art Wolfe for hiring me to as the cinematographer for the public television series Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge and taking me to the ends of the Earth where most of the shots from Terra Sacra were made. Art, you are an inspiration and the most driven photographer I have ever known! I learned so much working on this show with our amazing crew and have stories to tell for a lifetime!
    artwolfe.com
    travelstotheedge.com

    Never-ending thanks to friends and colleagues Ian Herring and Maija Leivo of Parallax Film Productions for permission to us shots I took for the television series Ancient Megastructures (National Geographic Channel / History Television) and Battle Castle (Discovery/History Television/ BBC). These assignments provided unprecedented access to some of the world's most iconic ancient landmarks
    parallaxfilm.com

    Infinite thanks to my amazing wife Deddeda for her love and constant encouragement to pursue this project.

    TECHNICAL:

    Most of the time lapses were shot with a Canon 5D at the maximum resolution using a TC-80N3 intervalometer. A few shots were taken with a Canon 7D and Canon 5D mk II.

    All images are single manual exposures, no HDR composites.

    Original full resolution images were colour corrected and processed in 16-bit in Adobe Bridge using Camera Raw and exported as JPEG sequences at maximum quality. The rendered JPEG sets were then opened in Quicktime Pro as image sequences and exported at their native full resolution (up to 5K) as Quicktime movies at 23.98 fps with the Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) codec. The ProRes 422 (HQ) files were then edited in Final Cut Pro 7.0.3 on a ProRes 422 (HQ) timeline at 23.98. The master file is ProRes 422 (HQ) 1920 x 1080.

    Selected time lapse sequences were also processed using Adobe Bridge and LRTimelapse to smoothen aperture flicker apparent in some shots with large depth-of-field.

    LICENSING:

    If you are interested in licensing any of the shots from the film, please contact me so I can direct you to the appropriate agency.

    WHAT'S NEXT?

    I would love to revisit many of the locations in this film and other powerful sacred sites around the world to create a feature-length "Terra Sacra". The film would combine real-time, slow-motion, and motion control time lapse imagery - all in stereoscopic 3D. If you are an angel investor, potential sponsor, broadcaster, distributor or someone deeply passionate who would would like to get involved, please don't hesitate to contact me.

    Thank you.

    - Sean F. White
    seanwhite.net

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  2. My Last Short : vimeo.com/256138500

    Alimation - Alexandre DUBOSC (France, 2' 48", 2011) alexandre-dubosc.com
    D.C.P. ( Digital Cinema Package ) encoding : cube-creative.fr
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    Live motion film ( stroboscopique animation )
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    Comment s'animer les papilles... ( Hommage au pré-cinéma, aux jeux optiques : zoetrope, praxinoscope, etc...)
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    A tasty tribute to pre-cinema and optical toys (zoetrope, praxinoscope…).
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    "Making OeuF" :
    flickr.com/photos/alexandre-dubosc/sets/72157626568497321/

    Pictures :
    flickr.com/photos/alexandre-dubosc/sets/72157626575510171/
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    Copyright ==) No commercial use without my permission

    # vimeo.com/23854203 Uploaded 807K Plays 128 Comments
  3. My first demo reel with all the work done in 2009.

    jrcanest.co

    Music by Broadcast 2000 myspace.com/broadcast2000

    # vimeo.com/8072166 Uploaded 153K Plays 106 Comments
  4. Audio Design: studio-takt.com
    Portfolio: sandervandijk.tv

    Updated on - 11 nov '11
    Prev update - 1 jan '11

    00:12 - Me Myself and I / Design and Animation.
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    00:46 - PlusOne Logo / Direction, Design and Animation.
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    00:50 - We Tv Bridezilla Promo, King and Country / Lead Compositor on title animation.
    00:55 - Sheepington Buryshire, King and Country / Character Animation and Compositing*.
    *Characters by James Levy, Sheep character and backgrounds by me.
    00:58 - TV Land High School Reunion, King and Country / Lead Compositor.
    01:03 - Pausefest, / Direction, Design and Animation.
    01:05 - Scan Explorer / Lead 2D Animation. Illustrations By Ronald Slabbers.
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    01:10 - Scan Explorer / Lead 2D Animation. Illustrations By Ronald Slabbers.

    # vimeo.com/18043595 Uploaded 249K Plays 173 Comments
  5. A demo reel of my very best stop motion work. Includes work I did for ShadowMachine and Robot Chicken.

    Music by Andrew Bird

    Dan MacKenzie
    Mackmation@gmail.com
    http://www.Mackmation.com

    # vimeo.com/21056242 Uploaded 20.9K Plays 15 Comments

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