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Recent Blog Posts in 2010

  • Reducation — Part 2

    Posted By Daniel Restuccio

    Last week I dropped in to Createasphere's Reducation, the week-long immersive training course taught by Red's leader of the rebellion, Ted Schilowitz, and OffHollywood's founder/CTO, Mark Pederson. Schilowitz has always been the man that has this ... Continue reading "Reducation — Part 2" »

    December 13, 2010 | Permalink

  • Universal Studios unveils virtual stage

    Posted By Barry Goch

    UNIVERSAL CITY, CA — Last week, Universal Studios introduced its new virtual filmmaking stage, Universal Virtual Stage 1. Located on the Universal’s backlot, Stage 36 has been transformed into a state-of-the-art digital production studio. It’s a ... Continue reading "Universal Studios unveils virtual stage" »

    December 6, 2010 | Permalink

  • Createasphere

    Posted By Ed Heede

    BURBANK — What was once called the “HD Expo” was freshly re-branded Creatasphere Entertainment Expo recently. Doesn’t quite roll off the tongue as a tradeshow brand, but the name does manage to get away from that passé “HD” thing into a catch-all, ... Continue reading "Createasphere" »

    November 19, 2010 | Permalink

  • AES 2010 - San Francisco

    Posted By Hanson Hsu

    Bumped into Martin Pilchner in the W hotel bar Friday night and ended up spontaneously hanging out with Francis Monzella, Martin Pilchner and Chris Pelonis. We joked that if Carl Yanchar and John Storyk dropped in, we'd have a quorum of studio ... Continue reading "AES 2010 - San Francisco" »

    November 10, 2010 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • AES- SPARS/APRS Lifetime Achievement Awards

    Posted By Hanson Hsu

    Spars and APRS awarded Bob Clearmountain and Ray Dolby lifetime achievement awards Friday night. Bob Clearmountain made a humble heartwarming speech thanking everyone who ever made a great record and said that he would continue to strive to do better ... Continue reading "AES- SPARS/APRS Lifetime Achievement Awards" »

    November 8, 2010 | Permalink

  • Arri Alexa on the Town in LA

    Posted By Barry Goch

    Arri Alexa at Local Hero Post with Scratch and Moviola Digital Arts Institute with Autodesk Smoke for Mac Last week I was invited to an open house at Local Hero Post, a boutique post house in Santa Monica, CA. The draw was to see the Arri Alexa ... Continue reading "Arri Alexa on the Town in LA" »

    October 8, 2010 | Permalink

  • Smoke on Mac hands on training

    Posted By Max Burgess

    I took part in Autodesk's offer of free hands on training for Smoke on Mac at this years IBC. It is a great way of showcasing the software that has always looked a little daunting for Avid or Final Cut Pro users. Now that the price is significantly ... Continue reading "Smoke on Mac hands on training" »

    September 20, 2010 | Permalink

  • Post people in camera halls

    Posted By Max Burgess

    Once upon a time in the land of Post Production there were simple format choices. When I started to work as an edit assistant, there was only Digi-Beta (maybe some old Beta-SP's kicking around somewhere) and occasionally some Panasonic formats. These ... Continue reading "Post people in camera halls" »

    September 20, 2010 | Permalink

  • Everyone going software based?

    Posted By Max Burgess

    The trend is now definitely underway for software solutions of the tools we know and love. Avid have been playing with a software DS for a few years which has culminated with version 10.5 only being available as software for $10,000, announced at IBC ... Continue reading "Everyone going software based?" »

    September 20, 2010 | Permalink

  • Avid's web-based editing

    Posted By Max Burgess

    A colleague of mine has been talking about editing online for years. Sitting behind my fully featured Media Composer watching examples of limited and slow online editing has never really got me excited. What I saw on Avid's stand this year at IBC ... Continue reading "Avid's web-based editing" »

    September 20, 2010 | Permalink

  • Talking for Avid

    Posted By Max Burgess

    I had the honor to do a presentation for Avid at IBC this year and travelled to Amsterdam with a head full of facts and quips as well as the anticipation (and nerves) of a 14 year old boy who's band was about to play in front of school assembly for ... Continue reading "Talking for Avid" »

    September 20, 2010 | Permalink

  • Two days in Amsterdam

    Posted By Marshall Krasser

    What an incredible show! I spent 2 days wandering around the floor and was amazed by the diversity of products, ideas and technology being showcased at this great conference and city. For myself, this was unlike any conference I have ever attended ... Continue reading "Two days in Amsterdam" »

    September 14, 2010 | Permalink

  • New card offloader for digital filmmakers

    Posted By Wes Plate

    One problem faced by filmmakers using DSLRs and other cameras that record to memory cards is how to quickly offload the files so you can wipe the card and continue shooting. The problem is worst if you're a one-person operation, you can't shoot while ... Continue reading "New card offloader for digital filmmakers" »

    September 13, 2010 | Permalink

  • Two days in Amsterdam

    Posted By Marshall Krasser

    What an incredible show! I spent 2 days wandering around the floor and was amazed by the diversity of products, ideas and technology being showcased at this great conference and city. For myself, this was unlike any conference I have ever attended ... Continue reading "Two days in Amsterdam" »

    September 13, 2010 | Permalink

  • New options for field recording

    Posted By Wes Plate

    For while I've been interested in efficient ways to record long performances, like my daughters' dance company's two hour dance showcases. I'm always working alone so I don't have the luxury of an assistant who can help me continually swap P2 cards, ... Continue reading "New options for field recording" »

    September 13, 2010 | Permalink

  • Finding the digital needle in an exhibition haystack

    Posted By Neil Evely

    Next time I go to IBC I will remember the last 2 days and think carefully about how long I really need to be able to do the Exhibition justice. Arriving early Friday morning and leaving on Sunday meant I very quickly had to condense my visit and ... Continue reading "Finding the digital needle in an exhibition haystack" »

    September 13, 2010 | Permalink

  • A New Unified Power Brew

    Posted By Wes Plate

    When Post Magazine's Randi Altman asked me to blog about IBC I was concerned about finding something cool and new to write about, because many of the show's gems are tucked away and off the beaten path, and the huge size of the expo can make them ... Continue reading "A New Unified Power Brew" »

    September 12, 2010 | Permalink

  • Hiding in Plain Sight

    Posted By Wes Plate

    To travel between halls 7 and 8 visitors walk across a skybridge that takes them over The Beach, an actual beach that is quite popular with exhibitors and attendees alike. Many people are stopping, however, to watch a beach volleyball game being ... Continue reading "Hiding in Plain Sight" »

    September 12, 2010 | Permalink

  • Refreshed eyes on IBC

    Posted By Wes Plate

    My name is Wes Plate, president and co-founder of Automatic Duck, Inc., a company that makes plug-ins for translating timelines between After Effects, Avid, Final Cut Pro and more. Though I have exhibited at IBC for several years this is the first ... Continue reading "Refreshed eyes on IBC" »

    September 12, 2010 | Permalink

  • IBC Day 1

    Posted By Randi Altman

    Some cool stuff happening here at IBC in Amsterdam. Last night Omneon and Harmonic held their first ever combined press event. The deal for Harmonic to buy Omneon is still not complete, but it should be finalized shortly. The two companies emphasized ... Continue reading "IBC Day 1" »

    September 10, 2010 | Permalink

  • Oasis Imagery Grand Opening

    Posted By Barry Goch

    The A-List of Hollywood post was in attendance at the Grand Opening of Oasis Imagery on Sunset Boulevard in the heart of Hollywood. Oasis Imagery is led by Chief Visionary Officer Scot Barbour and Chief Technology Officer Adam Green, who led the ... Continue reading "Oasis Imagery Grand Opening" »

    August 13, 2010 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • SIGGRAPH: My Final Thoughts

    Posted By David Blumenfeld

    All great things must end, and so follows that SIGGRAPH 2010 has finally come to a close. Overall, it was a nice conference this year, with some interesting new technologies to be seen and a few new techniques and ideas to walk away with. ... Continue reading "SIGGRAPH: My Final Thoughts" »

    July 30, 2010 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • SIGGRAPH: that is a wrap

    Posted By Michael Sanders

    Siggraph is pretty much a wrap, I would have written earlier but literally have not stopped since stepping off the first plane in to Burbank Monday morning. I headed straight in to the talk on computational photography - I have to say this is one of ... Continue reading "SIGGRAPH: that is a wrap" »

    July 29, 2010 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • SIGGRAPH: Only One More Day

    Posted By David Blumenfeld

    Good evening loyal readers.Wednesday is rapidly coming to a close, and so is this year’s SIGGRAPH exhibition and conference.Tomorrow is the last day, and there are a few classes left I might try to attend. ’ll also be spending a fair amount of time ... Continue reading "SIGGRAPH: Only One More Day" »

    July 29, 2010 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • SIGGRAPH: What a Day!

    Posted By Scott Sindorf

    This morning the SIGGRAPH trade show opened. By all accounts there are less exhibitors from previous years. Although the industry is slowly climbing back from last year recession, it is about half the size from five years ago. By far the most ... Continue reading "SIGGRAPH: What a Day!" »

    July 28, 2010 | Permalink

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