Show Us Your Shot: Creating a Convincing Computer Screen Composite


In this segment of Show Us Your Shot, filmmaker Alec Kubas-Meyer gives us a behind-the-scenes look at a video review of the 2018 thriller, Searching. Because the film takes place entirely on a computer desktop, Kubas-Meyer deviated from his usual review technique and chose to mimic the visual style of the film itself. So watch and follow along as he shows his filming setup, and how he accomplished his result.

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About Alec Kubas-Meyer

Alec Kubas-Meyer is a critic and filmmaker whose work has appeared in a variety of publications and played at multiple film festivals, respectively. In August 2018, he combined these by starting a YouTube channel called "The Week I Review," in which he reviews a Thing of Interest each week. These have run the gamut from movies to haunted houses to snack foods.

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