May 1, 2010

  • 7-May-2010
    May 2010
    3D STEREO - A look at some of the most recent stereoscopic projects.

    KEYFRAME OR MOCAP - What's right for your job.

    AUDIO FOR NEW MEDIA - Just because it's shown on small screens doesn't mean it has to sound small too.

    THE EVOLUTION OF POST - How studio owners are coping with the ever-changing world of post production.

Departments

  • DIRECTOR'S CHAIR: JAMES IVORY - 'THE CITY OF YOUR FINAL DESTINATION'
    DIRECTOR'S CHAIR: JAMES IVORY - 'THE CITY OF YOUR FINAL DESTINATION'

    NEW YORK — For over four decades, director James Ivory and producer Ismail Merchant of Merchant Ivory Productions endured as one of the most respected and fruitful collaborations in cinema. In f ...

    May 10, 2010

  • NAB 2010 - LAS VEGAS
    NAB 2010 - LAS VEGAS

    I paid $4.21 for a tube of ChapStick at my hotel gift shop… and don’t tell the girl at the register, but I would have paid more. I have come to realize that at NAB, lip balm, breath mints ...

    May 7, 2010

  • POST POSITIONS: A NEW ECONOMIC REALITY
    POST POSITIONS: A NEW ECONOMIC REALITY

    Following a turbulent year in the global economy, many industries have been forced to look long and hard at their operation strategies and practices in hopes of saving more and spending with more caut ...

    May 10, 2010

  • PUSHING... AND RESISTING STEREO 3D
    PUSHING... AND RESISTING STEREO 3D

    It was impossible to attend this year’s NAB show and not pick up on the stereo 3D trend, be it in the form of acquisition, workflow or display products.

    May 7, 2010

  • REVIEW: HP Z800 WORKSTATION
    REVIEW: HP Z800 WORKSTATION

    The last HP workstation I reviewed, an incredibly outfitted xw8600 machine, was a stellar success in my opinion, and the system performed admirably for quite a long time while I pounded on it at the s ...

    May 7, 2010

  • REVIEW: SHOTGUN SOFTWARE
    REVIEW: SHOTGUN SOFTWARE

    Today’s productions for film, broadcast and even the Web are seeing extremely large digital pipelines and even crazier deadlines. Media is coming from every which way, be it on Compact Flash, P2 ...

    May 7, 2010

Features

  • MOVING IN 3D STEREO
    MOVING IN 3D STEREO

    Blockbuster movies, animation, concert films, horror flicks, even indies and producers of short films are getting on the stereo 3D bandwagon.

    June 29, 2010

  • THE CHANGING BUSINESS OF POST
    THE CHANGING BUSINESS OF POST

    How does a post house not only survive but thrive in an industry that never stands still? Five veteran executives share longevity secrets and discuss the democratization of post, new profit models and ...

    June 1, 2010

Web Exclusives

  • 3D BRINGS HUMANITY BACK TO PRODUCTION
    3D BRINGS HUMANITY BACK TO PRODUCTION

    Most everything in Las Vegas is described as an “experience” – the shows, casinos, hotels and even restaurants. NAB 2010 was no different, highlighting the 3D “Experience.̶ ...

    May 10, 2010

  • PHOTOSHOP TURNS 20: A FILMMAKER'S PERSPECTIVE
    PHOTOSHOP TURNS 20: A FILMMAKER'S PERSPECTIVE

    Adobe Photoshop marked its 20th year in February 2010. Today, I am stricken by the impact Photoshop has had on the filmmaking industry and on me personally. My career would be entirely different if Ph ...

    May 10, 2010