About the author

Barry Goch

Barry Goch is an LA-based Finishing Artist. He can be reached through his Website: www.barrygoch.com.


Author Articles

  • Review: Autodesk Smoke 2015
    Review: Autodesk Smoke 2015

    I’ve been working with Smoke for many years and have been impressed with the continuous improvements and new features that come with each release. Autodesk Smoke 2015 is yet another solid step forward ...

    April 6, 2015

  • Review: SGO's Mamba FX 2.0
    Review: SGO's Mamba FX 2.0

    Do you like to dance? Well, while Mamba may sound like a Cuban dance, Mamba FX 2.0 is actually a new product from SGO with some powerful new visual effects moves of its own. I just had to give it a wh ...

    February 6, 2015

  • Review: Imagineer Systems' Mocha Pro 3.1
    Review: Imagineer Systems' Mocha Pro 3.1

    I’ve always have done a fair amount of tracking as part of my job as a finishing artist. However, there have been shots that I haven’t been able to nail, even with the tracker in Autodesk Smoke. Many ...

    May 31, 2013

  • Review: Autodesk Smoke on the Mac
    Review: Autodesk Smoke on the Mac

    At last year’s NAB, Smoke 2013 for Mac was announced with much fanfare. It really rocked the post community with its radical user interface (UI) redesign, the addition of node-based compositing with C ...

    May 6, 2013

  • Review: Blackmagic's HyperDeck Shuttle
    Review: Blackmagic's HyperDeck Shuttle

    To me, the HyperDeck Shuttle is the iPod of field recorders. It does what it’s advertised to do well — record HD or SD video to uncompressed QuickTime files. It’s easy to operate, well designed and ro ...

    December 2, 2011

  • Review: Autodesk Smoke 2012 SP2 for Mac OS X
    Review: Autodesk Smoke 2012 SP2 for Mac OS X

    It’s not every day that a new version of software equally excites new users and long-time artists. Autodesk has done just that with the release of Autodesk Smoke 2012, which features a complete revamp ...

    November 9, 2011

  • Review: Autodesk Smoke for Mac OS X
    Review: Autodesk Smoke for Mac OS X

    The world of production and post is now radically different from five years ago. Back in the day, we had standard definition TV and film. You had Digi Beta and film cans. Now, thanks to the digital re ...

    January 3, 2011