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January 1, 2011

January 1, 2011
POST¹S TOP OSCAR PICKS
­ — Once again, our editorial team weighs in on who might get the gold this year

VFX IN SPOTS —­ Thanks to DVRs, visual effects in commercials have to grab viewers in different ways than before

INDIE AUDIO — ­ Making sure that independent films don¹t sound that way

AD WORLD ­— Brands are reaching clients in myriad new ways, and agencies and post companies need to be up for the challenge


Departments

Director's Chair: Mike Leigh's  'Another Year' Director's Chair: Mike Leigh's 'Another Year'
January 3, 2011 | By Iain Blair
HOLLYWOOD — For the past 40 years, since his aptly-named 1971 feature debut Bleak Moments, British d ...
Editing 'Life In A Day' Editing 'Life In A Day'
January 3, 2011 | By Ken McGorry
LONDON — What if Ridley Scott and Kevin Macdonald, each armed with directing Oscars, entrusted shoot ...
Editing 'The Green Hornet' Editing 'The Green Hornet'
January 3, 2011 | By Randi Altman
CULVER CITY, CA — Veteran editor Michael Tronick and his editing team have taken on the task of help ...
Editor's Letter: Who will get Oscar's attention? Editor's Letter: Who will get Oscar's attention?
January 3, 2011 | By Randi Altman
I’d like to begin this column with a hearty, Happy New Year! Let’s hope that 2011 finds more studios ...
Post Script: SeamBi creates new ad opportunities Post Script: SeamBi creates new ad opportunities
January 3, 2011 | By Marc Loftus
SeamBi has developed technology that enables brands to seamlessly integrate their product or message ...
Review: Autodesk Smoke for Mac OS X Review: Autodesk Smoke for Mac OS X
January 3, 2011 | By Barry Goch
The world of production and post is now radically different from five years ago. Back in the day, we ...
Review: FrameForge Previz Studio 3 Review: FrameForge Previz Studio 3
January 3, 2011 | By Igor Ridanovic
Every now and then one may come across a piece of software that is very useful and a lot fun to use. ...

Features

Pipeline and Tools: Part I Pipeline and Tools: Part I
January 5, 2011 | Ed Heede
Most cinema pros make a life at a unique niche of the film pipeline process. For shooters, editors o ...
Post's Best Bets For Oscar Gold Post's Best Bets For Oscar Gold
January 4, 2011 | By Iain Blair
Maybe it’s an illustration of that old saw, ‘Out of sight, out of mind,’ or maybe it’s just human na ...

Web Exclusives

Audio For Indies: 'The Ledge' Audio For Indies: 'The Ledge'
January 3, 2011
The Ledge director Matthew Chapman on the PostDigital stage.
Audio For Indies: 'Waiting For Superman' Audio For Indies: 'Waiting For Superman'
January 3, 2011
Waiting for Superman was mixed on Stage 6 on the Warner Bros. Post Production Sound campus in Hollyw ...
Editing HDSLR files natively may not be a smart idea Editing HDSLR files natively may not be a smart idea
January 28, 2011 | Larry Jordan
With the wild success of HDSLR cameras from both Canon and Nikon, there is a renewed interest in edi ...
Shooting 3D on a 2D budget Shooting 3D on a 2D budget
January 28, 2011
TORONTO — Wildlife filmmaker Adam Ravetch has spent two decades documenting the details of animals’ ...
VFX: 'The Fighter' VFX: 'The Fighter'
January 4, 2011 | By Marc Loftus
SANTA MONICA - Comen VFX (www.comenvfx.com) served as the sole visual effects house for the feature ...
Why are new film labs being built? Why are new film labs being built?
January 3, 2011 | By Jonathan Banks
These days, the future of motion picture film is the subject of much debate throughout the global TV ...