Current Issue

  • 6-Jun-2016
    June 2016
    In This Issue:

    Cover Story: Starz's Outlander
    Director's Chair: Anthony & Joe Russo — Captain America: Civil War
    Filmmaking: Roland Emmerich — Independence Day: Resurgence
    Monitors & Displays
    Sound Design: Warcraft &  The Finest Hours
    Reviews: Sony, Dell and Lumit Audio
    Special Report: Drones - Part 3
    ...and much more!


  • Primetime: Starz's <i>Outlander</i>
    Primetime: Starz's Outlander

    Starz’s hugely popular hit drama Outlander (based on the bestselling book series by Diana Gabaldon) has returned for its sophomore season, where it continues the tale of Claire Randall, a 1940s Englis ...

    June 6, 2016


Web Exclusives

  • Animation: <i>Finding Dory</i>
    Animation: Finding Dory

    In Disney/Pixar’s 2003 animated feature, the popular Finding Nemo, a forgetful blue tang fish named Dory helped reunite the clownfish Marlin with his son Nemo. Now, upbeat, perky Dory has her own movi ...

    June 20, 2016

  • Careers: Sound Lounge's Rob Browning
    Careers: Sound Lounge's Rob Browning

    Rob Browning, executive producer of Sound Lounge’s Film + Television Division (, was born in Washington, DC, towards the end of the last century. After moving to upstate New York for h ...

    June 7, 2016

  • Essay: I close my eyes when I edit
    Essay: I close my eyes when I edit

    As a video producer/editor at Syracuse University, I work with colleagues to create editorial, promotional and admissions-related video content. And while the subject matter — mostly alumni profiles f ...

    June 10, 2016

  • Tutorial: The illusion of 3D animation
    Tutorial: The illusion of 3D animation

    "History is a set of lies agreed upon, said Napoléon. So are movies." I often notice that my fellow filmmakers (including myself) seem to forget that movies are technically just elaborated lies. The e ...

    June 8, 2016

  • VFX: <i>Alice Through the Looking Glass</i>
    VFX: Alice Through the Looking Glass

    Alice Kingsleigh tumbles through a mirror, returns to Underland and battles Time to save the Mad Hatter in Disney’s Alice Through the Looking Glass. Directed by James Bobin and produced by Tim Burton, ...

    June 9, 2016

  • Workflow: Font issues, and how to fix them
    Workflow: Font issues, and how to fix them

    Lost, missing or corrupt fonts can quickly derail a design project. Many creative professionals are familiar with the sinking feeling that accompanies opening an After Effects project and seeing the d ...

    June 14, 2016