November 1, 2007

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    November 2007

Departments

  • EDIT THIS!: 'BEE MOVIE'
    EDIT THIS!: 'BEE MOVIE'

    GLENDALE, CA - Two different worlds. At least for other CG-animated DreamWorks Animation films they only had to create one fantastic world. In the new Bee Movie, created by Jerry Seinfeld, there's the ...

    October 25, 2007

  • ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY
    ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY

    The NY AES was held last month, and there were a number of new product introductions, many of which can be found in our News and Products sections. But talking with several companies at the show revea ...

    November 1, 2007

  • NOW HEAR THIS! 'AMERICAN GANGSTER'
    NOW HEAR THIS! 'AMERICAN GANGSTER'

    Soundelux and Todd-AO West get real with American Gangster.

    October 31, 2007

  • PREPARING FOR VFX: A DIRECTOR'S PERSPECTIVE
    PREPARING FOR VFX: A DIRECTOR'S PERSPECTIVE

    Our "Preparing for VFX" feature this month focuses on how visual effects supervisors/artists help directors save time and money — and help them get a better result — by preparing for all possibilitie ...

    November 1, 2007

  • PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER: CODECS - PART 2
    PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER: CODECS - PART 2

    Last month, in Part 1 of this article, we discussed the basics of compression, including Long GOP vs. I-frame, and Discrete Cosine Transform (DCT) vs. wavelet compression. Now we will cover which comm ...

    October 31, 2007

  • REVIEW: IMAGINEER SYSTEMS' MOCHA
    REVIEW: IMAGINEER SYSTEMS' MOCHA

    We put Imagineer Systems' Mocha to the test on a real-world project in need of planar tracking. 

    October 31, 2007

  • VISUAL EFFECTS: 'BEOWULF'
    VISUAL EFFECTS: 'BEOWULF'

    CULVER CITY - Based on the English epic poem of the 8th Century, and with a script by graphic novelist Neil Gaiman (Stardust) and Roger Avary (Pulp Fiction), the new Robert Zemeckis film version of Be ...

    October 31, 2007

Features

  • CALLING ALL STOCK
    CALLING ALL STOCK

    Whether producers are seeking behind-the-scenes shots of funny people, obscure footage of a secret military mission or Floridians voting in 2000, stock imagery houses need to make sure the experience ...

    November 27, 2007

  • CUSTOM SCORES
    CUSTOM SCORES

     While licensing music is still popular, custom soundtracks are on the upswing.

    November 16, 2007

Web Exclusives

  • LEAN APPROACH TO COMPOSING BENEFITS MARKETERS
    LEAN APPROACH TO COMPOSING BENEFITS MARKETERS

    It's no secret that several forces are impacting the world of marketing. Marketing budgets continue to shrink and dollars must work harder and more creatively than ever. This in turn has many marketer ...

    November 13, 2007