February 1, 2010

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Departments

  • CONSULTING BENEFITS
    CONSULTING BENEFITS

    Post studios have long realized the benefits of working with freelance talent. They can bring in creatives based on the job, and not have to lay off when things slow down. But what about those serving ...

    February 2, 2010

  • DIRECTOR'S CHAIR: GUY RITCHIE - 'SHERLOCK HOLMES'
    DIRECTOR'S CHAIR: GUY RITCHIE - 'SHERLOCK HOLMES'

    LONDON — British writer/director Guy Ritchie made his name with the flashy, hyperkinetic indie gangster caper Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, and followed that up with the similarly flavore ...

    February 2, 2010

  • EDIT THIS!: 'SHERLOCK HOLMES'
    EDIT THIS!: 'SHERLOCK HOLMES'

    LONDON — James Herbert is director Guy Ritchie’s go-to editor. The two have worked together on, among other things, the films Revolver, RocknRolla and now Sherlock Holmes. Over the years t ...

    February 2, 2010

  • REVIEW: CALDIGIT'S HDONE EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE ARRAY
    REVIEW: CALDIGIT'S HDONE EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE ARRAY

    From KBs to MBs to GBs to TBs, you'd be blind to not notice the trend. Today’s storage needs are increasing at exponential rates. And this trend has led me to a five-plus year search for the ide ...

    February 2, 2010

  • REVIEW: HP'S LP3065 MONITOR
    REVIEW: HP'S LP3065 MONITOR

    I’ve had the chance to sit with HP’s LP3065 monitor for a little while now to really get under its hood and kick it around a bit with real production work. The LP3065 is a liberally large ...

    February 2, 2010

  • THINK GREEN
    THINK GREEN

    In recent years I have found ways to reduce my family’s carbon footprint: every piece of paper and box gets sorted, along with plastic cups, cans and bottles. We use reusable water bottles, brin ...

    February 2, 2010

Features

  • AUDIO POST'S UNSUNG HEROES
    AUDIO POST'S UNSUNG HEROES

    While audio post talent is most important, we cannot deny the role of tools that help that talent reach its full potential. It is easy to forget how much we rely on people who are bold enough to creat ...

    March 11, 2010

Web Exclusives

  • 'SHUTTER ISLAND' - VFX SUPER ROB LEGATO CALLS ON MOCHA
    'SHUTTER ISLAND' - VFX SUPER ROB LEGATO CALLS ON MOCHA

    Rob Legato is one of the most well-known and respected VFX artist in Hollywood today, with a resume that looks much like the preview of the Oscars. He’s the visual effects visionary behind some ...

    February 2, 2010

  • GOIN' TO ABILENE
    GOIN' TO ABILENE

    Long-time industry consultant Marty Shindler applies The Abilene parable to the post industry, noting that the moral of the story applies in the business world, as much as in family life.

    February 3, 2010

  • REVIEW: AUTODESK 3DS MAX 2010
    REVIEW: AUTODESK 3DS MAX 2010

    Now in its 12th iteration, the aging 3DS Max 2010 has received a facelift.

    February 2, 2010

  • SWOT: VALUE-ADDED SOLUTIONS
    SWOT: VALUE-ADDED SOLUTIONS

    Cause and Effect president Harvey Wolfe notes how value-added services can help close a deal.

    February 2, 2010

  • THE 'CG' IS EVERYWHERE!
    THE 'CG' IS EVERYWHERE!

    From the first characters scribbled on a writer’s napkin, a production begins to take shape through a series of arduous steps — treatment to rough, scripting to re-write, pre-pro, to (hope ...

    February 2, 2010