December 1, 2008

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Departments

  • CLEARING THE HURDLES
    CLEARING THE HURDLES

    Since 2001, Post has been using the SWOT format in its December issue, allowing pros to reflect on the past 12 months and predict the trends that might shape the year ahead.

    December 1, 2008

  • NOISE INDUSTRIES FXFACTORY PRO
    NOISE INDUSTRIES FXFACTORY PRO

    Finally, a product to bring structure to the chaos that is innate to plug-in management. Noise Industries FxFactory is a game-changing visual effects package for Apple’s Final Cut Studio, Final Cut Ex ...

    December 1, 2008

  • WHAT'S IN STORE FOR '09
    WHAT'S IN STORE FOR '09

    It's that time of the year again — SWOT time! Once again we ask pros about the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of our industry. We also ask them to tell us what they think is in store ...

    December 1, 2008

Features

  • SWOT: AUDIO
    SWOT: AUDIO

    Technology, digital broadcasting and the uncertainty of the economy are all on the minds of audio post professionals. These aspects will undoubtedly have positive and negative effects on the audio pos ...

    January 22, 2009

  • SWOT: DIGITAL INTERMEDIATE
    SWOT: DIGITAL INTERMEDIATE

    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

  • SWOT: DIRECTORS
    SWOT: DIRECTORS

    Love of post knows no international boundaries, which is why American icon Francis Ford Coppola, Aussie Roger Donaldson, Frenchman Louis Leterrier, and Brit Paul W.S. Anderson essentially all come fro ...

    December 1, 2008

  • SWOT: NEW MEDIA
    SWOT: NEW MEDIA

    For many post studios, "new media" means "new business." But facilities are still trying to figure out how they can make money in this emerging genre. The Web, games, mobile content and even special v ...

    December 1, 2008

  • SWOT: RECRUITMENT
    SWOT: RECRUITMENT

    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

  • SWOT: RED
    SWOT: RED

    We have been dedicating our December issue to the SWOT analysis format — strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats — for a few years now, but this is the first time we have included a product a ...

    December 1, 2008

Web Exclusives

  • BLOG: FRANCE'S ANIMATION INDUSTRY
    BLOG: FRANCE'S ANIMATION INDUSTRY

    Post contributor Daniel Restuccio spent several days in France recently, attending the 10th E.magicians  festival, visiting the Supinfocom digital arts school, and learning more about Valencienes ...

    December 1, 2008

  • NEW MEDIA: BARBIE SITE CELEBRATES 50 YEARS
    NEW MEDIA: BARBIE SITE CELEBRATES 50 YEARS

    Famous Interactive (www.famousinteractive.com), a division of Culver City, CA-based The Famous Group, was called on by Ogilvy, LA to create the new Barbie microsite that launches the Mattel brand's 50 ...

    December 2, 2008

  • NEW MEDIA: KABOOM'S WEB WORK FOR CHUCK
    NEW MEDIA: KABOOM'S WEB WORK FOR CHUCK

    Director/editor Doug Werby of San Francisco’s Kaboom (www.kaboomproductions.com) recently shot and edited a series of short Web profile films for Charles Schwab.

    December 2, 2008

  • NEW MEDIA: TOOL SPOT PERFORMS FOR BOSCH
    NEW MEDIA: TOOL SPOT PERFORMS FOR BOSCH

    Bi-coastal Tool (www.toolofna.com) and director Erich Joiner created a new Web spot for performance auto parts maker Bosch Corp.

    December 2, 2008

  • OPEN HOUSE: IN A PLACE PRODUCTIONS
    OPEN HOUSE: IN A PLACE PRODUCTIONS

    LOS ANGELES - The mark of a successful compositing session is when a client looks at the screen and says, "I don't even remember shooting that scene." Freelance artist Alison Andoos remembers hearing ...

    December 3, 2008