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April 1, 2011

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    April 2011
    In this issue:
    - On-Set Post
    - The Evolving Post House
    - Audio For TV Series
    - Director's Chair: Jonathan Liebesman — Battle: Los Angeles
    - Reviews: Blackmagic Design's DaVinci Resolve software; AJA's Ki Pro Mini & Nvidia's Quadro 6000

Departments

  • Bandito Brothers goes on-set
    Bandito Brothers goes on-set

    I had a chance to speak with a half dozen post pros that are working on-set this month. But they’re not supervising VFX shots or troubleshooting greenscreen shoots. These professionals are overseeing ...

    April 5, 2011

  • Director's Chair: Jonathan Liebesman — 'Battle: Los Angeles'
    Director's Chair: Jonathan Liebesman — 'Battle: Los Angeles'

    HOLLYWOOD — Maybe only one thing could make LA’s freeway traffic even worse — an invasion of aliens who relentlessly set about destroying the city — and cities everywhere. That’s the set up for Battle ...

    April 5, 2011

  • Offhollywood shoots 3D stereo movie with Red Epic
    Offhollywood shoots 3D stereo movie with Red Epic

    Mark L. Pederson’s Offhollywood has developed a strategic partnership with fellow New York house The Molecule, a visual effects studio that does TV work for many New York-based shows. The two are now ...

    April 5, 2011

  • Review: AJA's Ki Pro Mini
    Review: AJA's Ki Pro Mini

    AJA’s Ki Pro Mini is one of those must-have units in your camera bag. Few products offer such diverse functionality in such a bite-size form factor. You get great quality and good value with a unit th ...

    April 5, 2011

  • Review: Nvidia's Quadro 6000
    Review: Nvidia's Quadro 6000

    You don’t know what you’ve been missing until you’ve had a taste of it. That’s what I recently discovered during my evaluation of Nvidia’s flagship graphics card, the Quadro 6000. It’s based on Nvidia ...

    April 5, 2011

Features

  • Audio For TV
    Audio For TV

    Talk to any television sound mixer and he’ll tell you how the march of technological progress has created new channels of opportunity, streamlined workflow and provided greater creative choices. But t ...

    April 20, 2011

Web Exclusives

  • Building a Dynasty
    Building a Dynasty

    SHERMAN OAKS, CA — In June of 2010, Los Angeles and China came together to form a dynasty of sorts. Dynasty Visual Effects and Animation, LLC is the result of a researched collaboration of artists and ...

    April 26, 2011

  • Luma creates VFX for 'Thor'
    Luma creates VFX for 'Thor'

    VENICE, CA — Visual effects studio, Luma Pictures (www.lumapictures.com) was humming leading up to the release of Marvel Entertainment’s epic film, "Thor". The studio was tasked with bringing an essen ...

    May 6, 2011

  • Sixteen19 looks at on-set post
    Sixteen19 looks at on-set post

    NEW YORK — Sixteen19 (www.sixteen19.com) recently celebrated its first anniversary of providing DI, color correction, editing, finishing and on-/near-set services. The company has space at 1619 Broadw ...

    April 5, 2011

  • Zach Snyder's 'Sucker Punch'
    Zach Snyder's 'Sucker Punch'

    Originally planned as the follow-up to 300 (2006), the action-fantasy created by Steve Shibuya and Zack Snyder has finally become a reality.

    April 5, 2011