October 1, 2009

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    October 2009

Departments

  • AUTODESK ADDRESSES RED WORKFLOW
    AUTODESK ADDRESSES RED WORKFLOW

    Recently, Post teamed up with Autodesk and Alt Systems to host a roundtable presentation that looked at digital acquisition — particularly using the Red One camera — and the challenges tha ...

    October 7, 2009

  • DIRECTOR'S CHAIR: MIKE JUDGE - 'EXTRACT'
    DIRECTOR'S CHAIR: MIKE JUDGE - 'EXTRACT'

    HOLLYWOOD — It’s hard to believe, but it’s been 16 years since the multi-faceted Mike Judge first burst onto the scene with Beavis and Butt-Head, which debuted on MTV back in 1993. N ...

    October 7, 2009

  • EDUCATION: NETWORKING IN ANIMATION
    EDUCATION: NETWORKING IN ANIMATION

    When I started my career as an animation writer in 1983, it was a very different time. Studios were smaller, more accessible places, often run by people who themselves had advanced through the ranks a ...

    October 7, 2009

  • FEELING THE ART
    FEELING THE ART

    Artists find inspiration in many different ways. Maybe it’s a song, or a painting or the way the sunlight reflects off the water. This month, I spoke with a handful of compositors about their ar ...

    October 7, 2009

  • REVIEW: BOXX'S 8500 WORKSTATION
    REVIEW: BOXX'S 8500 WORKSTATION

    We put this Boxx 8500 through some extreme workouts, and it performed fantastically. When the machine arrived we had just started a new 3D project for Comcast cable (see image on right). Three days be ...

    October 7, 2009

Features

  • COVER STORY - HDTV SERIES
    COVER STORY - HDTV SERIES

    Each season, it seems more series are switching to HD, and this month Post caught up with a number of shows — one comedy, one sci-fi, and two dramas — that recently premiered in or made th ...

    October 7, 2009

  • SOUND LIBRARY OPTIONS
    SOUND LIBRARY OPTIONS

    Thanks to today’s technology, users of stock sounds and music have more options than ever before.

    November 30, 2009

  • SURROUND SOUND
    SURROUND SOUND

    Surround sound is a very broad term that covers many different audio configurations. The number of channels and the placement of the speakers vary with each format. 5.1 is the most common, but other t ...

    November 5, 2009

Web Exclusives

  • BIONIC HELPS PROMOTE 'LITTLE MONK' WEBISODES
    BIONIC HELPS PROMOTE 'LITTLE MONK' WEBISODES

    NEW YORK – Bionic (www.bionic.tv) recently completed work on a Monk -themed promo campaign for USA Network that’s designed to drive viewers of the cable net to its Website, where they can ...

    October 7, 2009

  • NO COUNTRY FOR OLD CUTTERS
    NO COUNTRY FOR OLD CUTTERS

    We’re a strange lot, we editors…especially the older vets. And guess what? We get as tired of hearing our own bitching about things as you younger cutters must be — you pups raised on desktops and dig ...

    October 7, 2009

  • THE EMBASSY'S VFX WORK FOR 'DISTRICT 9'
    THE EMBASSY'S VFX WORK FOR 'DISTRICT 9'

    VANCOUVER - District 9, written and directed by newcomer Neill Blomkamp, offers a unique and gritty portrayal of aliens integrated into human society – or, at least, cordoned off into their own ...

    October 7, 2009