• Sound: The legacy of <i>CSI</i>
    Sound: The legacy of CSI

    For more than 15 years and 300 episodes, the sound team for CSI worked to create sound design as impactful as the show's ground-breaking visuals. Here, sound designer David F. Van Slyke and producer/d ...

    July 27, 2016

  • Rendering: Eight VFX turns to the cloud
    Rendering: Eight VFX turns to the cloud

    Sudsy water cascades over a curvy green shampoo bottle, the star of a new commercial—until a last-minute packaging change makes an edgier, block-shaped bottle the main attraction. In the world of comm ...

    July 20, 2016

  • Careers: Colorist Anthony Raffaele
    Careers: Colorist Anthony Raffaele

    Anthony Raffaele began his career with Nice Shoes in 2001 and joined Deluxe in 2009. Now at Technicolor-PostWorks, Anthony is one of the most sought-after colorists in the city, recently working with ...

    July 19, 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