March 1, 2008

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    March 2008

Departments

  • COVER STORY: 'TERMINATOR - THE SARAH CONNOR CHRONICLES'
    COVER STORY: 'TERMINATOR - THE SARAH CONNOR CHRONICLES'

    LOS ANGELES — I think it’s fair to say that most people are familiar with the Terminator character from the film franchise of the same name. So the challenge for LA’s Zoic Studios (w ...

    February 29, 2008

  • INDIE FILMMAKER SHOOTS, POSTS 'IF I WERE DICTATOR'
    INDIE FILMMAKER SHOOTS, POSTS 'IF I WERE DICTATOR'

    MIAMI — Independent filmmaker Justin Routt and his Birch Creek Films (www.bcfs.us) completed production and post on a new feature-length comedy called If I Were Dictator (www.myspace.com/dictato ...

    March 12, 2008

  • INTERNSHIPS AND OPPORTUNITIES
    INTERNSHIPS AND OPPORTUNITIES

    In January, I wrote about Escape Studios in London and how — through Sohonet — the training facility is able to connect its eager student body with post houses that allow them to work on r ...

    February 27, 2008

  • REVIEW: AUTODESK 3DS MAX 2008
    REVIEW: AUTODESK 3DS MAX 2008

    “Create stunning 3D in less time.” The slogan that accompanied 3DS Max 9 remains with 3DS Max 2008, indicative of its success and failures in this tenth iteration.

    February 27, 2008

  • REVIEW: WACOM CINTIQ 12WX
    REVIEW: WACOM CINTIQ 12WX

    Recently, I was working on a project that required me to pick up a pen and tablet for adding fine detail to 3D geometry modeled in Softimage|XSI. While sculpting and adding details in the Pixologic Z- ...

    February 29, 2008

  • THE REALITY OF EDITING REALITY TV
    THE REALITY OF EDITING REALITY TV

    Realty TV is challenging from many perspectives: no script, tons of footage, tight deadlines, less-than-perfect audio. So you might think that David Basulto, owner of South Pasadena, CA’s Clarit ...

    February 27, 2008

Features

  • AUDIO TIPS
    AUDIO TIPS

    At the heart of the audio industry is a community that shares its ideas, experiences and knowledge. All audio professionals have relied on the experience and guidance of others at some point during th ...

    May 22, 2008

  • EDITING REALITY TV
    EDITING REALITY TV

    It’s like some kind of dream for an editor — you get an endless supply of tapes, or digital files, and your job is to shape the content into a winning TV program that will engross skads of ...

    February 29, 2008

  • POSTING FOR NEW MEDIA
    POSTING FOR NEW MEDIA

    Projects for the Web, mobile devices, next-generation DVD and other new media platforms are forming a bigger and bigger chunk of business at post houses and design studios nationwide.

    February 29, 2008

  • SOUND LIBRARIES
    SOUND LIBRARIES

    Delivery methods vary, but canned music and SFX offer a cost-effective way to get the sound you want.

    March 27, 2008

Web Exclusives

  • NEW MEDIA: THE FAMOUS GROUP CREATES OPULENT ONLINE WORLD FOR TOYOTA
    NEW MEDIA: THE FAMOUS GROUP CREATES OPULENT ONLINE WORLD FOR TOYOTA

    CULVER CITY, CA – The Famous Group (www.thefamousgroup.com) recently created an interactive Website for Toyota that promotes the automaker’s new Corolla model. The studio was approached by ...

    February 29, 2008

  • THE MILL CREATES 'TIPPING POINT' FOR GUINNESS
    THE MILL CREATES 'TIPPING POINT' FOR GUINNESS

    LONDON – Late last year, The Mill (www.the-mill.com) created a :90 spot for Guinness that emphasized the motto, “Good things come to those who wait.” The spot takes place in an Argen ...

    March 10, 2008

  • UNIT SEES POTENTIAL IN APPLE'S COLOR
    UNIT SEES POTENTIAL IN APPLE'S COLOR

    LONDON - The release of Apple’s Final Cut Pro Studio 2 (FCS2) saw Color being bundled with FCP for the first time. Color is a grading tool that harnesses the power of the modern Apple Mac for th ...

    February 29, 2008