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    April 2008

Departments

  • A LOOK BACK AT NAB 2008
    A LOOK BACK AT NAB 2008

    With 1,650 exhibitors to visit, an estimated 105,259 attendees (down from 111,028 last year) descended on Las Vegas last month for the 2008 NAB show. I’m curious how many of those 105,259 attendees le ...

    April 30, 2008

  • COVER STORY: 'GET SMART'
    COVER STORY: 'GET SMART'

    LONDON — Rick Pearson is busy here cutting his next film. It’s something about a British super-agent named Bond. James Bond. Pearson prepared for his current job by editing a recently released film ab ...

    April 30, 2008

  • GRAPHICS & ANIMATION: 'PRINCE CASPIAN'
    GRAPHICS & ANIMATION: 'PRINCE CASPIAN'

    LONDON — In Prince Caspian, the second film installment of C.S. Lewis’ acclaimed Chronicles of Narnia fantasy series, the Pevensie children return to Narnia after a year’s absence only to discover tha ...

    May 8, 2008

  • ON-BOARD STORAGE
    ON-BOARD STORAGE

    Many return home from NAB with stacks of information they hope will help them in making purchase decisions in the year ahead. We noticed a clear trend this year from manufacturers showing on-board sto ...

    April 30, 2008

  • SPECIAL REPORT: 3D STEREO BECOMES A REALITY AT NAB '08
    SPECIAL REPORT: 3D STEREO BECOMES A REALITY AT NAB '08

    LAS VEGAS - Twelve months ago, very few companies were offering anything to support stereoscopic 3D post; NAB 2008 showed us how much that has changed. Stereo 3D on film has been around for many years ...

    April 30, 2008

Features

  • AUDIO FOR GAMES
    AUDIO FOR GAMES

    Audio is one of the most important aspects of any videogame. It can be the key to a realistic game experience, and it can take center stage, quite literally, with the recent explosion of music-oriente ...

    May 22, 2008

  • DIGITAL CINEMA PROJECTORS
    DIGITAL CINEMA PROJECTORS

    While exhibition remains the primary marketplace for digital cinema projectors, post production houses of all sizes are purchasing units for digital dailies, DI work — including final color grading, q ...

    May 20, 2008

  • MOTION CAPTURE
    MOTION CAPTURE

    Motion capture, or mocap as it is often referred to, is one of the great new frontiers in the world of movie making, and although it has had its resistance in the film community, it is becoming a cruc ...

    April 30, 2008

Web Exclusives

  • DI: GIVING 'SPEED RACER' ITS HYPER-STYLIZED LOOK
    DI: GIVING 'SPEED RACER' ITS HYPER-STYLIZED LOOK

    LOS ANGELES - To achieve the high contrast, brilliantly saturated color scheme the Wachowskis envisioned for Speed Racer, their hyper-stylized live action feature version of the classic animated serie ...

    April 30, 2008

  • INDIE FILM: 'TOUCHING HOME'
    INDIE FILM: 'TOUCHING HOME'

    Identical twins Logan and Noah Miller had never produced or directed a film. Yet the 29-year-olds managed to raise money, hire a crew and attract top-notch Hollywood talent to create Touching Home, an ...

    April 30, 2008