• VFX: <I>Captain Marvel</I>
    VFX: Captain Marvel

    Captain Marvel, one of Walt Disney Pictures’ and Marvel Studios' most anticipated films, features for the first time in the Marvel Cinematic Universe a female superhero lead. Oscar-winning actress Bri ...

    March 26, 2019

  • Editing 101: 5 Rules (#31-#35)
    Editing 101: 5 Rules (#31-#35)

    JJ Lask is a creative editor with PS260 (www.ps260.com), which has studios in both New York City and Venice, CA. His list of credits includes work for M&Ms, NY Lottery, Yahoo, American Greetings, ...

    March 21, 2019

  • Director's Chair: Jon Baird — <I>Stan & Ollie</I>
    Director's Chair: Jon Baird — Stan & Ollie

    As the old quip goes, “Dying is easy, comedy is hard.” And the new Sony Pictures Classics film Stan & Ollie shows just how hard the latter is.

    March 19, 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

  • Review: Creation Effects' Flocks & Schools

    I recently read an article about the Black Panther film that debuted this year. The article criticized the quality of VFX found in the film, comparing it to the quality of films made 10 years ago. In ...

    April 23, 2018

  • Review: Dell Canvas

    When it comes to control surfaces and interface devices, post pros generally stick to a few tried-and-true, long-in-the-tooth methods. There’s the keyboard and mouse that’s most common. There are spec ...

    February 12, 2018