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10 Demo Reel Inspiration Channels on Vimeo

first_imgVideo editors and motion designers – follow these demo reel channels to stay inspired.An incredible demo reel has the ability to inspire and really get your creative juices following. Unfortunately, for every amazing reel there’s a handful of ‘not-so-good’ ones. We’ve rounded up 10 channels on Vimeo dedicated to bring you the cream of the crop in motion design, cinematography and visual effects showreels. We’ve included examples of demo reels from each group and channel below. If you know of any other great sites to find showreel inspiration let us know in the comments below!1. The Best Showreels and Demo ReelsWe might be a little biased, but one of the best places you can go to get demo reel inspiration is our curated Best Showreels and Demo Reels page on Vimeo. Moderated by us (PremiumBeat), the Best Showreels and Demo Reels channel features motion graphics, filmmaking, cinematography, color correction, editing, and much more. 5. 3D MakersIf you’re into 3D animation, modeling, or compositing than you will love the 3D makers group. The group features work from some of the best 3D artists in the world. 3. The Demo Reels ChannelThe Demo Reels Channel is a great place to find showreels from a wide range of video specialities. From motion graphics to documentary filmmaking, they cover it all. They include reels from independent creators, all the way up to epic reels from major production companies and studios. 6. Must See Demo ReelsMust See Demo Reels is a group moderated by Versa. Here you’ll find VFX and motion graphic work from all around the world. The reels featured here are incredibly artistic in nature and display a great blend of both personal and client work. This is also a great place to find some of the best personal branding around. 7. Cinematography ReelFor all the DP’s out there the Cinematography Reel group showcases reels with a focus on video production. Here you’ll find amazing examples of cinematography from commercial to avant-garde. They don’t only include demo reels that use ARRI or RED cameras. Instead, you’ll find an intelligently moderated group that focuses more on composition than camera. 8. Game Animation Demo ReelsWhile it may seem silly to look to video games to get inspiration for your next big project, the Game Animation Demo Reels group features work that should inspire game designers and filmmakers alike. This is a great place to study animation techniques, texturing, and VFX work.center_img 4. VFX RiderAs the name implies, VFX Rider focuses on demo reels with great VFX and animation work. We love that they include demo reels featuring various aspects of the VFX pipeline, not just the finished product. 10. Director of PhotographyIf you’re a DP by trade, or simply appreciate great cinematography, then consider joining the Director of Photography group. This Vimeo group features work from some of the best DPs in the world, as well as amazing color grading and color correction examples.If you’re thinking about putting together your own demo reel check out our post on the “Top 20 Tips for Creating A Successful Demo Reel”. There you’ll find some great tips for the next time you are looking to stand out. Once you’ve created your demo reel be sure to share it and submit it to your favorite demo reel groups and channels to increase your visibility!Know of any other great places to find demo reel inspiration? Share in the comments below. 9. Awesome Animation Demo ReelsThe demo reels in this group are in fact all awesome, and all animation. Only the best of the best work samples here from the world’s best motion designers and animators. 2. Shit Showreels SayThis relatively new demo reel channel was started by Peter Quinn, the author behind the Shit Showreels Say video that went viral this year. The channel mainly focuses on motion graphics and VFX showreels. Peter also puts up new showreels on Facebook daily on the Shit Showreels Say Facebook page.last_img read more

Anthony Joshua US debut in doubt because of opponent’s failed test

first_imgCeltics, Rockets and Bucks eye 2-0 1st-round series leads Philippine Arena Interchange inaugurated Ethel Booba twits Mocha over 2 toilets in one cubicle at SEA Games venue Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparc MOST READ DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Read Next PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Hearn says “we are working with all relevant parties and will update with more details soon.”Salita Promotions, which represents Miller, said Wednesday it was obtaining more information about VADA’s finding and “will have more to say soon on this developing situation.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsJoshua, who holds the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO belts, is scheduled to fight Miller on June 1 at Madison Square Garden.During the promotional tour for the fight, Miller said both fighters had agreed to between 10 and 12 weeks of drug testing in the buildup to the bout.center_img Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess FILE – British boxer Anthony Joshua (L) speaks during a press conference in London on February 25, 2019, ahead of his forthcoming IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight title boxing match against US boxer Jarrell Miller. (Photo by Adrian DENNIS / AFP)LONDON — Anthony Joshua’s debut fight in the United States could be in doubt after his promoter said the world heavyweight champion’s opponent has failed a doping test.Eddie Hearn says in a Twitter post that Joshua’s camp has been informed by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association that there was an adverse finding in a sample collected from American boxer Jarrell Miller on March 20.ADVERTISEMENT Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power grid LATEST STORIES View commentslast_img read more

2008 X-BLADES NTL PRELIMINARY DRAW INFORMATION

first_imgTFA have released preliminary draw information for the 2008 X-Blades NTL. Please read the attached memorandum for more information. For more information see the 2008 X-Blades NTL website at: http://www.sportingpulse.com/assoc_page.cgi?c=14-907-0-0-0last_img

Trelawny Community Hails School Upgrading

first_imgResidents of Sawyers in Trelawny are hailing the upgrading work done on the community’s primary school by the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF). The project, undertaken at a cost of $21 million, included construction of a new sanitation block and reading room, erection of perimeter fencing, provision of water tanks, and an industrial stove and freezer for the canteen. Clevy Armstrong, who was one of the first students to attend the school when it opened in 1948, expressed gratitude to JSIF. He said the improvements will enhance learning at the institution. “The community boasts a splendid refurbished building to accommodate our children in a clean, hospitable, sanitary and healthy learning environment. It is also a conducive environment for our teachers, who are now more energised to work with our children so that they can learn better,” Mr. Armstrong said at the recent handing over ceremony. He noted that the community has been given a lasting legacy. “JSIF, you have made our dream come true; you have left us a legacy. We will stand by the teachers to see to it that no vandalism takes place, and that everything is maintained and kept to the best,” he stated. “We want you to know of the great significance this is to us in Sawyers and surrounding communities. This is a very valuable gift which will be highly cherished at all levels, and we are grateful to all who contributed,” Mr. Armstrong added. Principal of the institution, Shelly-Ann Griffiths, said the school is a “beacon” in the community and has vowed to protect it for the lasting development of the area. Longtime teacher at the school, Patricka Clarke, stated that the improved and secure environment will provide a boost for the 106 students and six teachers. “I am truly happy. Children will be coming to a very safe environment, bathroom facilities are here, and a kitchen, where they will get warm meals every day,” she noted. Meanwhile, Education Officer with the Ministry of Education, Linda Miller, urged the school community to take responsibility for the “wonderful, new learning environment” which they have been provided. “We are going to protect Sawyers Primary School and we are not going to destroy it. This new school belongs to the community, and we have to take the very best care of it,” she stated. By Garfield Angus, JIS Reporterlast_img read more

Irish border dispute looms large over the UKEU Brexit talks

first_imgLUXEMBOURG – The moods in Britain and the European Union swung between hope and gloom on Monday over an intractable dispute about the Irish border — shifts that came only two days ahead of a summit once seen as the last moment to reach a deal on Britain’s divorce from the bloc.After a flurry of weekend meetings had raised expectations for a Brexit agreement only to dash them again, EU and British leaders sought to keep alive the possibility that Wednesday’s summit could see a Brexit breakthrough, despite their conflicting stances.After a year and a half of talks aimed at a smooth breakup, both sides were still dogged by the same issue — how to ensure that no hard border is created between the EU’s Ireland and Britain’s Northern Ireland once Brexit happens on March 29.EU Council president and summit host Donald Tusk searched for a positive outlook.He used a quote saying “It always seems impossible until it’s done” before adding himself “let us not give up.” At the same time, he acknowledged that a breakup with no rules in place “is more likely than ever before.”Despite a failed meeting Sunday between the two sides’ Brexit negotiators, British Prime Minister Theresa May told the House of Commons in London on Monday that “I do not believe the EU and the UK are far apart.”Yet a chasm remains over a solution for the Irish border.The EU wants Northern Ireland to stay in its customs union to avoid a hard, policed land border between it and Ireland. But May says that would create “a border in the Irish Sea” between two parts of the United Kingdom — a scenario that she and Britain will not accept.Britain is proposing instead to keep all of the U.K. in a customs union with the bloc — but only temporarily. Tying Britain to the EU on customs would limit the U.K.’s power to strike new trade deals around the world — a key goal of those who voted to leave the EU.“I need to be able to look the British people in the eye and say this ‘backstop’ is a temporary solution,” May told the lawmakers.Insisting that a Brexit divorce deal was “achievable,” May said the border dispute should not “derail the prospects of a good deal and leave us with the no-deal outcome that no one wants.”May is under intense pressure from her Conservative Party and its parliamentary allies not to give any more ground in Brexit negotiations.May’s political allies in Northern Ireland, the Democratic Unionist Party, stand ready to scuttle a Brexit deal over the Irish border issue. DUP Brexit spokesman Sammy Wilson said “it is probably inevitable that we will end up with a no-deal scenario” over Brexit.Many fear that any return to customs checks and other controls on the Ireland-Northern Ireland border could revive tensions between Northern Ireland’s Irish Catholic community and its British Protestant one. More than 3,700 people were killed in Northern Ireland amid 30 years of violence between the two groups and Britain before a 1998 peace deal.Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney, speaking at a meeting Monday of EU foreign ministers in Luxembourg, said the delays in solving the border issue were frustrating. He suggested that May was reneging on part of Britain’s commitment, made in December, to ensure that there is no hard border on the island of Ireland.He said a backstop “cannot be time-limited.”“Nobody wants to ever trigger the backstop, but it needs to be there as an insurance mechanism, to calm nerves that we’re not going to see physical border infrastructure re-emerging,” Coveney said.The border impasse makes it is almost impossible that EU leaders will reach a Brexit deal at their summit this week. The British and EU parliaments need to approve any deal, a process that could take months.German Chancellor Angela Merkel, perhaps the strongest voice in the EU, insisted Monday that May should not count on the EU to blink first for fear of losing valuable business. Merkel said Germany wants an orderly departure of Britain from the bloc “but not at any price.”EU negotiators and leaders have said that Britain should not seek to cherry-pick the best parts of staying in the EU without the costs and responsibilities.“We must not allow our single market, which is really our competitive advantage, to be destroyed by such a withdrawal,” Merkel said told Germany’s main exporters’ association. “And if it doesn’t work out this week, we must continue negotiating, that is clear — but time is pressing.”If Britain leaves the EU without an agreement on future relations, there could be chaos — tariffs would go up on trade, airlines could no longer have permits to fly between the two regions, and freight could be lined up for miles at border crossings as customs checks are restored overnight.The EU has said it is willing to call an extra meeting in November if needed to seal a Brexit deal, but only if there was decisive progress this week.“I figure November or December is the best opportunity for a deal,” said Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar. “This is a dynamic situation.”As the chances of Britain crashing out of the EU without a deal rise, so do calls from pro-EU campaigners in Britain for a new referendum — dubbed a “People’s Vote” — on whether to accept a divorce deal or stay in the bloc.Several opposition lawmakers, and even a few Conservatives, stood in Parliament on Monday to call for a new Brexit referendum.“We had a people’s vote,” May replied. “It was called the referendum and the people voted to leave.”___Lawless reported from London. Geir Moulson in Berlin and Lorne Cook in Brussels contributed.last_img read more

China promises prompt action on US trade pact

first_imgBEIJING — A Chinese government spokesman says Beijing will “immediately implement” terms of a tariff cease-fire with Washington and is “full of confidence” a trade agreement can be reached within 90 days.The Commerce Ministry spokesman, Gao Feng, said Thursday that talks will start by focusing on trade in farm goods, energy and automobiles.Asked to confirm President Donald Trump’s statement that Beijing promised to immediately buy American goods, Gao said China will “immediately implement the consensus reached by the two sides on farm products, cars and energy” but said nothing about purchases.Trump agreed Saturday to postpone U.S. tariff hikes in a fight over technology by 90 days while the two sides negotiate.China has promised to act quickly on the agreement but failed to release details, rattling financial markets.The Associated Presslast_img read more

No similarities between Setters and Why Cheat India Shreyas Talpade

first_imgMumbai: Actor Shreyas Talpade, who is gearing up for the release of his next film titled ‘Setters’, has said that there are no similarities between his film and Emraan Hashmi starrer ‘Why Cheat India’. Shreyas Talpade, accompanied by his co-actors Aftab Shivdasani, Ishita Dutta, Sonnalli Seygall, director Ashwini Chaudhary and producers Vikash Mani and Narendra Hirawat, was interacting with the media at the trailer launch of his upcoming film in Mumbai on Thursday. ‘Setters’ sheds light on the mafia and corrupt practices prevailing in the Indian education system. Notably, Emraan Hashmi’s recent release ‘Why Cheat India’ also highlighted corruption in the education system. When asked about the similarities between the two films, Shreyas said, “I haven’t watched ‘Why Cheat India’ yet. People may try to find similarity between the two films but I feel both films are really different.” “The modus operandi of the people that we have shown in our film is very fascinating. When I heard story of this film, I felt that their way of operating is bit filmy but later, I realised that such incidents still take place in our country,” Shreyas added. Shreyas said he learned Banarasi language to play the film’s character. “I have learnt Banarasi language to play my character in the film. I have also worked on how these people operate, how they carry themselves in public and how they behave with each other,” he said. Shreyas said that he feels fortunate to be a part of the film, “I feel fortunate that Ashwini (Choudhary) ji thought of me to play this particular character as I have played comic characters in my career in most films. I feel really happy to be part of this film because as an actor, you always try to play various kinds of characters. So, once I got the opportunity I put in complete effort to play this character.’ Set in Banaras, Jaipur, Mumbai and Delhi, ‘Setters’ is scheduled for release on May 3, 2019.last_img read more

Pak releases 55 Indian fishermen five civilians as goodwill gesture

first_imgKarachi: Pakistan on Monday released 55 Indian fishermen and five civilians as a “goodwill gesture” amidst tension between the two countries after the Pulwama terror attack, according to a media report. The Indian fishermen and citizens, arrested in Pakistan, were released from Karachi’s Malir jail, the Express Tribune reported. The released prisoners were taken to the Karachi Cantonment Railway Station under heavy security, where they boarded the Business Express for Lahore, the report said. Also Read – 2019 most peaceful festive season for J&K: Jitendra SinghAs a goodwill gesture amid tension with India, Pakistan had announced to release 360 Indian prisoners, including 355 fishermen and five civilians, during April, the report added. Fifty-five of the men were arrested for illegal fishing in Pakistan’s territorial waters, while the other five were detained for crossing the border illegally. All of them were taken to Lahore in a train where they are expected to be handed over to the Indian authorities at Wagah border. Also Read – Personal life needs to be respected: Cong on reports of Rahul’s visit abroadOn April 7, Pakistan released first batch of 100 fishermen and another 100 were released on April 14. According to the Edhi Foundation, a non-profit social welfare organisation in Pakistan, Rs 5,000 was given to the fishermen by the foundation and they will send them to Wagah Border via special buses. According to the lists exchanged by both sides in January, there are 347 Pakistani prisoners in Indian jails, 249 of whom are what the spokesman described as civilians and 98 fishermen, the report said. Pakistan’s announcement to release the fishermen came amidst escalating tensions between India and Pakistan after a suicide bomber of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror group killed 40 CRPF personnel in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on February 14.last_img read more

Congs Sunil declares Rs 153 cr movable assets deposits in Swiss bank

first_imgGurdaspur: Congress’s Lok Sabha candidate from here Sunil Kumar Jakhar has declared movable assets worth Rs 1.53 crore, besides an over Rs 7 crore deposit in a Swiss bank in his wife’s name, according to an affidavit filed with poll authorities. Son of former Madhya Pradesh governor late Balram Jakhar, the Congress nominee has declared Rs 1.23 crore as deposits in different bank accounts. He has declared deposits worth Rs 7.37 crore by his wife Silvia Jakhar in the Zurcher Kantonal Bank, Zurich, Switzerland, according to the affidavit. Also Read – 2019 most peaceful festive season for J&K: Jitendra SinghThe Zurcher Kantonal Bank is one of the biggest Swiss banks, as per its website. Sunil Jakhar has Rs 4.49 lakh as cash in hand and his wife Rs 1.38 lakh. He has declared immovable assets worth Rs 2.88 crore, including those which are self acquired and inherited, and that of his wife as Rs 12.06 crore in the affidavit. Sunil Jakhar, the sitting MP from Gurdaspur, is up against actor-politician Ajay Singh Dharmendra Deol, popularly known as Sunny Deol. Also Read – Personal life needs to be respected: Cong on reports of Rahul’s visit abroadDeol has declared movable assets worth Rs 60.46 crore, including bank deposits, and Rs 5.72 crore assets of his wife Lynda Deol, according to his affidavit. He has declared immovable assets worth Rs 21 crore in the affidavit. Sunny Deol has Rs 26 lakh cash in hand and his wife Rs 16 lakh. The actor has declared liabilities, as loan or dues to financial institutions or individuals of Rs 49.3 crore. His wife’s liabilities, as mentioned in the affidavit, are of Rs 1.66 crore. Sunny Deol has declared Rs 2.49 crore as “government dues”, including Rs 1.07 crore as Goods and Services Tax dues in the affidavit. Voting in all 13 Lok Sabha seats of Punjab, including Gurdaspur, will be held on Sunday.last_img read more

Pujols wants the biggest contract in MLB history – and I dont

You would think the only player in Major League Baseball history to hit .300, have 30 home runs and drive in 100 runs for 10 consecutive seasons would be the highest-paid player in baseball — but he’s not. St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols isn’t even the highest-paid player on his team. That would be outfielder Matt Holliday, whose $120 million contract he signed last year is $20 million more than what Pujols received in 2004. Don’t get me wrong, $100 million is a lot of money. But when it comes to professional sports, and especially baseball, Pujols is vastly underpaid for the numbers he puts up. The fact that Hiroki Kuroda made more during the 2010 season than Pujols just doesn’t make sense. And that you just asked yourself who Hiroki Kuroda is, is my point exactly. Now, maybe you’re thinking that the Cardinals just pulled a Bronx Bombers and have two of the highest-paid guys in the league — but Pujols isn’t even in the top 25 when it comes to his annual salary as of the end of the 2010 season. That’s a little hard to wrap my head around, considering former Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox said he would give Pujols $50 million a season. Cox is not far off. A good barometer of where Pujols stands is comparing him to New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez. They both have put up consistent numbers over the years, except for income. For the 2010 season, they put up somewhat similar numbers, with Pujols batting .042 higher with 12 more home runs and A-Rod having seven more RBIs. Rodriguez’s annual salary for the 2010 season, $33 million, was more than double what Pujols made. Pujols will creep a little closer to that $33 million because of the Cardinals exercising their option for 2011, which will put him at a base salary of $16 million for 2011. But still nowhere close to A-Rod status. The Cardinals had offered Pujols a contract extension earlier in the year, which some baseball insiders reported to be in the vicinity of 10 years, $200 million, but Pujols respectfully declined. And he was right to decline that. He knows what his value is, and the Cardinals are coming up short on their offer. It’s like any other profession: If you are great at what you do, someone will pay you what you are worth. It has been rumored that Pujols is looking for $300 million, but there is no way he’s going to get that, especially if he “wants to be a Cardinal forever,” like he says. $300 million would be a little steep for a team whose payroll is just more than $93 million. But that is the beauty of America and free agency: If you don’t like the offer, you can look somewhere else. It won’t come down to that, though. The Cardinals and Pujols will secretly negotiate during the season and work out a deal that satisfies both parties. Prediction: 9 years, $262 million. read more