August 1, 2009

  • 6-Aug-2009
    August 2009

Departments

  • APPLE'S NEW 'STUDIO,' 'THE COLBERT REPORT' IN IRAQ
    APPLE'S NEW 'STUDIO,' 'THE COLBERT REPORT' IN IRAQ

    Toward the end of July, Apple excited many jaded industry pros by announcing the immediate availability of a new Final Cut Studio, offering over 100 new features and new versions of Final Cut Pro, Mot ...

    August 6, 2009

  • DIRECTOR'S CHAIR: CARLOS SALDANHA & MICHAEL THIRMEIER - 'ICE AGE 3'
    DIRECTOR'S CHAIR: CARLOS SALDANHA & MICHAEL THIRMEIER - 'ICE AGE 3'

    HOLLYWOOD — Dinosaurs and the Ice Age? OK, so co-directors Carlos Saldanha, who helmed Ice Age: The Meltdown, and Michael Thurmeier, who was supervising animator on Robots and on Ice Age: The Meltdown ...

    August 6, 2009

  • EDIT THIS!: 'TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN'
    EDIT THIS!: 'TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN'

    SANTA MONICA — So many robots! That was one of the big challenges for the editors on Michael Bay's Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. But thanks to a workflow established on the original Transformer ...

    August 6, 2009

  • REVIEW: ZOOM AUDIO'S H4N PORTABLE RECORDER
    REVIEW: ZOOM AUDIO'S H4N PORTABLE RECORDER

    Over the past few years, the increase in computer power, coupled with an explosion of boutique production environments, has placed a demand for manufactures to create easier ways to capture source mat ...

    August 6, 2009

  • THE NEXT GENERATION POST HOUSE
    THE NEXT GENERATION POST HOUSE

    Digital Octopus is a young company that sees the post industry changing. You can't call them a studio, because they don't have a traditional storefront. Instead, Emmy-nominated editor Peter Dunn has p ...

    August 6, 2009

Features

  • COLORISTS & DPs
    COLORISTS & DPs

    Colorists and DPs have forged strong bonds inside and outside the color suite as powerful software- and hardware-based color grading tools expand what they can achieve together.

    August 6, 2009

  • MAKING A PROFIT
    MAKING A PROFIT

    There is no denying it. The industry has changed. Not only has the economy once again proven Darwin's theory on survival of the fittest, but the democratization of tools has also altered the post prod ...

    August 6, 2009

Web Exclusives

  • MARGARITA MIX GIVES LIBERTY MUTUAL WEB FILMS CINEMATIC SOUND
    MARGARITA MIX GIVES LIBERTY MUTUAL WEB FILMS CINEMATIC SOUND

    SANTA MONICA, CA - Margarita Mix (www.lastudios.com) recently provided final mixing services for new films from directors Ron Shelton ( Bad Boys II, Tin Cup ), Michael Apted ( The World Is Not Enough, ...

    August 6, 2009

  • OPEN HOUSE: BETA PETROL
    OPEN HOUSE: BETA PETROL

    LOS ANGELES - When Bryan Ray Turcotte and Nathan Ehrenfeld opened Beta Petrol (www.betapetrol.net) in 2001, they came with a deep-rooted passion for music, and a goal of finding new and innovative way ...

    August 6, 2009