• Careers: VFX artist Vicki Lau
    Careers: VFX artist Vicki Lau

    I left Singapore for the United States at the mere age of 20 with only $1,500 in my pocket and with zero connections to the Hollywood visual effects industry. I would not have guessed at the time that ...

    July 13, 2018

  • Editing 101: 5 Rules - Part 1
    Editing 101: 5 Rules - Part 1

    An editor is issued countless hours of footage, so the last thing he or she needs is to be handcuffed with rules.

    June 29, 2018

  • Cloud: Framestore creates VFX with preemptible machines
    Cloud: Framestore creates VFX with preemptible machines

    Framestore is one of the world’s leading visual effects studios. Nominated for numerous Academy Awards, the facility has won the Best Visual Effects Oscar three times, for its pioneering work on The G ...

    June 26, 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

  • Review: GoPro Hero6

    When GoPro recently held a launch event, I was admittedly curious about what news they were going to share. Fusion had been announced a few months earlier, with few details, and I was interested in wh ...

    January 26, 2018