• Audio: Soundwhale founder Ameen Abdulla
    Audio: Soundwhale founder Ameen Abdulla

    Ameen Abdulla is the founder of Soundwhale, a creative platform for audio collaboration and review. Here, he details his early career in audio and the steps that led him to found the Soundwhale subscr ...

    October 15, 2019

  • Animation: Netflix's <I>Seis Manos</i>
    Animation: Netflix's Seis Manos

    Powerhouse Animation (www.powerhouseanimation.com) is a full service creative studio headquartered in Austin, TX, and with an office in Los Angeles too. The studio has been in operation since 2001 and ...

    October 11, 2019

  • Sound: Scoring Disney's <I>Maleficent</I> sequel
    Sound: Scoring Disney's Maleficent sequel

    Emmy-winning composer Geoff Zanelli (http://geoffzanelli.com) recently collaborated with director Joachim Rønning to create the score for the new Disney film Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. The two part ...

    October 10, 2019

  • Review: Reallusion Character Creator 3

    Characters are often the hardest thing to get right on a project. Whether you’re working on a film, a videogame or a commercial piece, creating and editing believable characters can be time-intensive ...

    June 4, 2019

  • Review: Blackmagic Design's eGPU

    Last year, we got a surprising announcement from Blackmagic Design — that the company would be releasing an external graphics card, also known as an eGPU, and it would be co-designed and sold exclusiv ...

    May 9, 2019

  • Review: Reallusion's Motion Live

    As an independent film director, storyteller and animator, I often find myself needing tools that can help me achieve multiple animation goals within a short time span and within the confines of a lim ...

    November 6, 2018