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It's been far too long since we've taken a look into Ryan's mail sack! So today Ryan answers a bunch of questions submitted through Facebook and twitter. See his answers on questions about headshots, directing, lens flares, cheap editing software and more!
How does Ryan get his actors to react so quickly to headshots?
Ryan talks about how to properly direct actors, and explains what marks are.
osh's mom is acting a little funny...
Ryan gives a list for some good/cheap editing software.
Find out how to get your actor to cry on queue.
Find out which two plug-ins Ryan uses for lens flare.
How can you find props for your film? Click and find out.
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Isaac Clarke returns for another blood-curdling adventure in the sequel to Visceral Games' critically acclaimed blockbuster Dead Space. After waking from a coma on a massive space city known as "The Sprawl," the lone survivor of a horrific alien infestation finds himself confronting a catastrophic new nightmare. Equipped with a new arsenal of tools to dismember the Necromorphs, Isaac will face the challenge head-on. Fire up Isaac's suit boosters to rocket around in zero gravity like never before. Explore the depths of the Sprawl and encounter new weightless combat and physics-based puzzles with full 360? movement. For the first time, experience the horror of a Necromorph outbreak with others. Fight in skirmishes around the Sprawl and strategically dismember your friends in online multiplayer gameplay. Dead Space 2 In Stores Now! www.deadspacegame.com
about an hour ago
RT: @LaFilm: #AMMC Starting a new film challenge. Can I get a retweet? (If it's deserved, of course!) http://t.co/1DkSAb5Sfb #BammieWham!
about 15 hours ago
.@YouTube made a playlist for "Summer Blockbuster Special Effects" …Film Riot makes up 50% of it! :) http://t.co/wqfePlz10t
8 days ago
Ryan chatting with @kanendosei on the @ThatPostShow: http://t.co/1ZEDF3i54J
8 days ago
Someone just sent me this: "Josh dances to the full Turbulent Displace Man Song FOR 10 HOURS": http://t.co/uYHV0hQueI HAHA!
9 days ago
Today we have an interview with the creator of the @ShotListerApp. http://t.co/OPZvaaNUDj
9 days ago
RT @Josh_connolly: Shooting this weeks sketch with Todd-a-licious. http://t.co/6IdpLUu9wH