• Coloring 'Best Picture' winner <i>Moonlight</i>
    Coloring 'Best Picture' winner Moonlight

    NEW YORK — Alex Bickel, the co-founder and senior colorist at Color Collective (http://colorcollective.com),served as the final colorist on the Academy Award-winning film, Moonlight. Directed by Barry ...

    March 9, 2017

  • Workflow: UK vs. USA
    Workflow: UK vs. USA

    After working as a freelance editor in London for 10 years, I moved to Los Angeles in 2011. Plugging in to the freelance circuit here has revealed some interesting differences between the British and ...

    February 21, 2017

  • Workflow: Image Engine's open-source VFX tools
    Workflow: Image Engine's open-source VFX tools

    Based in Vancouver, BC, Image Engine (http://image-engine.com) is a visual effects studio that’s known for its work on Neill Blomkamp’s District 9. The company, which also has offices via partner Cine ...

    February 15, 2017

  • Review: Cerise Computers' Circular Workstation

    Since Apple hasn’t come forward with an updated Mac Pro, there are a lot of MacOS-based professionals looking to jump ship to a Window’s-based solution. With several options, you can either look at na ...

    March 14, 2017

  • Review: Pro Sound Effects' Hybrid Library 2017

    Recently, I was offered an opportunity to submit a piece of sound design to a well-accomplished director, who is working on a new short film. I was asked to design a five-minute segment on a rough cut ...

    November 29, 2016

  • Review: RTW's Loudness Tools & Mastering Tools

    During the initial push to crossover from analog to digital, many audio users were faced with an awkward new experience. Staring at a computer screen to “hear” audio rather than just using one’s ears. ...

    October 25, 2016