Current Issue

  • 8-Jul-2016
    July 2016
    In This Issue:

    Summer Blockbusters: Star Trek: Beyond, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, Warcraft, Independence Day: Resurgence, Finding Dory and more!
    Emmy Contenders: Sounds from popular TV programs
    Special Section: Education & Recruiting
    Review: Avid Media Composer

Departments

  • Review: Avid Media Composer 8.5.2/8.6
    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

Features

  • Emmy Contenders: The sounds of TV's top shows
    Emmy Contenders: The sounds of TV's top shows

    Emmy season is upon us. Any second now the official list of nominations for the 68th Emmy Awards will be released and we’ll all hold our collective breath to see who takes home the statuettes in Septe ...

    July 15, 2016

  • Summer Blockbusters: <i>Star Trek: Beyond</i>
    Summer Blockbusters: Star Trek: Beyond

    On July 22nd, the third chapter in the current Star Trek franchise hit theatres. J.J. Abrams directed both 2009’s Star Trek and 2013’s Star Trek: Into Darkness, but for the new release, Star Trek: Bey ...

    July 16, 2016

  • Summer Blockbusters: <i>Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows</i>
    Summer Blockbusters: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

    Everybody’s favorite heroes on the half-shell are back, and they’re facing multiple threats as they strive to safeguard the world. In Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, Shredder has ret ...

    July 15, 2016

Web Exclusives

  • 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

  • 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

  • Review: Logickeyboard Astra backlit editing keyboard
    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

  • 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

  • Summer Blockbusters: <i>X-Men: Apocalypse</i>
    Summer Blockbusters: X-Men: Apocalypse

    Marvel’s X-Men returned to the big screen this summer with the release of X-Men: Apocalypse from Fox. Post ’s Christine Bunish spoke with lead VFX house MPC Film (www.moving-picture.com) and CG superv ...

    July 29, 2016

  • VFX: MPC completes 200 shots for <i>Independence Day: Resurgence</i>
    VFX: MPC completes 200 shots for Independence Day: Resurgence

    LONDON/LOS ANGELES — The MPC (moving-picture.com/film) team, lead by VFX supervisor Sue Rowe, CG supervisor Chris Downs and 2D supervisor Sean Konrad, worked closely with production VFX supervisor Vol ...

    July 7, 2016

Reviews

  • Review: Avid Media Composer 8.5.2/8.6
    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: Logickeyboard Astra backlit editing keyboard
    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