• VFX: <i>The Magnificent Seven</i>
    VFX: The Magnificent Seven

    BOSTON & LOS ANGELES — Zero VFX helped turn the swampy wetlands of Louisiana into the cinematic panoramas of Texas for the new Antoine Fuqua film, The Magnificent Seven. The feature plays off the ...

    September 30, 2016

  • GoPro's 2016 launch event
    GoPro's 2016 launch event

    GoPro just introduced their new Hero5 cameras (available October 2nd) and Karma drone (available October 23rd).  I got to experience the launch event on September 19th at Squaw Valley, and was ab ...

    September 27, 2016

  • Previs: <i>Ghostbusters</i>
    Previs: Ghostbusters

    Santa Monica, CA-based Halon was founded in 2003 as a full-service previsualization company that helps filmmakers by advancing the storytelling process. Through its use of technology and motion captur ...

    September 8, 2016

  • Review: Logickeyboard Astra backlit editing keyboard

    Ok, it's just a keyboard, right? Not quite! While Logickeyboard may not be the first out of the gate to offer a backlit keyboard for post production, to my mind the brand-new Astra offers a ton of ban ...

    July 22, 2016

  • Review: Avid Media Composer 8.5.2/8.6

    For a company that’s been facing turbulent times, both financially and competitively, Avid sure is constantly updating its venerable flagship editing program (with 19 releases since May 2014). With th ...

    July 7, 2016

  • Review: Dell Precision 15 5000 Series (5510) Workstation

    I am no stranger to Dell’s line of mobile workstations. My first review of one was in 2002, when I looked at the M50, in what seems like a lifetime ago. That was a 7.5-pound, black plastic hulk that b ...

    June 8, 2016