SAN FRANCISCO — Star Trek. After some 43 years of intergalactic action, there are a lot of things you could have named this movie for Paramount's "reboot" of the franchise, but director/producer J.J. ...
April 28, 2009
The workstations used by professionals in the DCC and media &
entertainment space — video editors, VFX creators, CG animators, game
developers and others — sit squarely in the midst of the churning
April 1, 2009
With the explosion in low-cost digital acquisition, the innumerable
layers and elements that compositing and VFX afford (or require) and
the almost endless variations and versions that today's NLEs al ...
February 26, 2009
In the new miniseries, Meteor, there’s a deadly threat from outer space — but a new Generation wants to save us!
February 25, 2009
PORTLAND, OR — Stop-motion animation is not about computers. It's a time-honored and time-consuming process that demands exquisite artistry, infinite precision and anal retention. Think Willis O'Brien ...
January 27, 2009
Creatives and agency producers face the same deadlines, multiple deliverables and tighter budgets than post people do — while their confidence in post grows.
January 12, 2009
Spot producers must decide if their creative depends on story or VFX — and which will work.
The coming of 2009 will mark 23 years of Post, reminding everyone that
the post, visual effects, animation and audio industries are a "people
business." That's why recruitment is so important — it's t ...
January 8, 2009
DI, digital intermediate, that is, has become so pervasive over the
past six years that its no-film/digits-only version has trickled down
to laptop users who are happy to hang out a "DI" banner where ...
December 1, 2008
Now that the dust has cleared and we will be seeing lots of popular
movie titles on Blu-ray discs for our home entertainment, there are
lots of directors and DPs stopping in at film restoration shops ...
October 28, 2008