• Animation: <i>Finding Dory</i>
    Animation: Finding Dory

    In Disney/Pixar’s 2003 animated feature, the popular Finding Nemo, a forgetful blue tang fish named Dory helped reunite the clownfish Marlin with his son Nemo. Now, upbeat, perky Dory has her own movi ...

    June 20, 2016

  • Workflow: Font issues, and how to fix them
    Workflow: Font issues, and how to fix them

    Lost, missing or corrupt fonts can quickly derail a design project. Many creative professionals are familiar with the sinking feeling that accompanies opening an After Effects project and seeing the d ...

    June 14, 2016

  • Essay: I close my eyes when I edit
    Essay: I close my eyes when I edit

    As a video producer/editor at Syracuse University, I work with colleagues to create editorial, promotional and admissions-related video content. And while the subject matter — mostly alumni profiles f ...

    June 10, 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

  • Review: MOTU Digital Performer 9

    I have to admit, I actually did not have very high expectations for MOTU’s Digital Performer 9 (DP9). After all, having used Digital Performer since Version 2, and currently operating DP8 as a princip ...

    March 7, 2016

  • Review: HP's 27-inch z27s 4K display

    Having a 15.6-inch 4K laptop, I’ve come to appreciate the crispness of Windows 10 and my apps, but decry the super small icons and menus when I’m working inside Maya and 3DS Max, which don’t really sc ...

    January 14, 2016