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July 1, 2011

July 1, 2011 In this issue: Thunderbolt Storage, Visual Effects for Films, "Bad Teacher" director Jake Kasdan, "Transformers 3", Audio for Animation, Finding Stock, and a Review of Digital Storm's Protus. Plus much more!

Departments

Audio: 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon' Audio: 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon'
July 12, 2011 | Richard Buskin
CULVER CITY, CA — When the first Tranformers film was released four years ago, moviegoers were treat ...
Director's Chair: Jake Kasdan - 'Bad Teacher' Director's Chair: Jake Kasdan - 'Bad Teacher'
July 12, 2011 | By Iain Blair
HOLLYWOOD — Following in the footsteps of his father, writer-director Lawrence Kasdan, director Jake ...
Editor's Letter: The FCP X reaction Editor's Letter: The FCP X reaction
July 12, 2011 | By Randi Altman
I have been doing this job for more years than I care to admit, and in all that time I have never se ...
Post Script: JVC previews affordable 4K camcorder Post Script: JVC previews affordable 4K camcorder
July 12, 2011 | By Marc Loftus
At the recent SMPTE show and Digital Video Expo East in New York City, JVC hosted a new technology d ...
Review: Digital Storm's Protus Review: Digital Storm's Protus
July 12, 2011 | By Dariush Derakhshani

Features

ILM takes on 'Cowboys & Aliens' ILM takes on 'Cowboys & Aliens'
July 13, 2011 | By Christine Bunish
SAN FRANCISCO — An alien invasion of the Old West. “From the VFX side it doesn’t get any better than ...
Thunderbolt-enabled Storage Thunderbolt-enabled Storage
July 12, 2011 | By Marc Loftus
By working together, Intel and Apple were able to bring to market Thunderbolt, a new, high-speed I/O ...
VFX for Films VFX for Films
July 13, 2011 | By Christine Bunish
It’s the season for superheros and the supernatural, as the new crop of summer features comes to a m ...

Web Exclusives

AJA's Kona 3 part of 'John Carter' workflow AJA's Kona 3 part of 'John Carter' workflow
August 2, 2011
BURBANK — AJA Video Systems’s Kona 3 digital video I/O cards are being used by the picture and visua ...
Education Supplement Education Supplement
October 11, 2011
Review: Autodesk 3DS Max Entertainment Creation Suite 2012 Review: Autodesk 3DS Max Entertainment Creation Suite 2012
July 15, 2011 | By Oliver Zeller
3DS Max 2012 has received an injection of Nitrous. An apt name for the new, accelerated viewport gra ...
Review: CoreMelt's Lock & Load Review: CoreMelt's Lock & Load
July 11, 2011 | TG Herrington
In a few short weeks CoreMelt’s Lock & Load motion tracking and stabilization plug-in has become ...
Tips: Shooting on DSLRs and editing in Premiere Tips: Shooting on DSLRs and editing in Premiere
July 12, 2011
Out of the box, DSLR cameras are set-up to perform well for shooting stills, but they require a diff ...