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December 1, 2012

December 1, 2012 Post's December 2012 issue has a "SWOT" focus, looking at the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats of the different market segments. In this issue we look at the following segments:
- New Media
- The Post Business
- On-Set Dailies
- Film Commissions
- Audio
- Directors

Also, check out our Review of Tiffen's Dfx V.3 Creative Editing Suite, and a special inside look at The Hobbit.

Departments

Edit This!: 'The Hobbit' Edit This!: 'The Hobbit'
December 7, 2012 | By Daniel Restuccio
WELLINGTON, NZ — Warner Bros.’ The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is the first of three movies based ...
Review: Tiffen Dfx V.3 Creative Editing Suite Review: Tiffen Dfx V.3 Creative Editing Suite
December 7, 2012 | By Brady Betzel
One name that is a standard in photography and videography is Tiffen. With their wide array of filte ...
Sound designer Gary Rydstrom details 'Wreck-It Ralph' and 'Lincoln' Sound designer Gary Rydstrom details 'Wreck-It Ralph' and 'Lincoln'
December 3, 2012 | By Marc Loftus
SAN RAFAEL, CA — For Academy Award-winning sound designer and film mixer Gary Rydstrom ( Terminator ...

Features

AUDIO SWOT: Sounds Good AUDIO SWOT: Sounds Good
January 3, 2013 | By Jennifer Walden
There have been some exciting changes in the audio post industry. In 2012, we had the introduction o ...
On-Set Dailies On-Set Dailies
December 14, 2012 | By Marc Loftus
Whether it’s the securing of camera files or the creation of media for editorial, the dailies proces ...

Web Exclusives

Going Pro: Flame artist Amanda Amalfi Going Pro: Flame artist Amanda Amalfi
December 7, 2012
NEW YORK — In 2008, when Amanda Amalfi got her first shot at Flame during an unpaid internship at He ...
Open House: Copilot Strategic Music + Sound Open House: Copilot Strategic Music + Sound
December 3, 2012
NEW YORK — It was a SunnyD commercial back in 2000 that would set the wheels in motion for Jason Men ...
Scripting & Automation in the Edit Room Scripting & Automation in the Edit Room
December 18, 2012 | Drew Lahat
Editing has come a long way since the upright Moviola. Those of us who started cutting on film or ta ...
SWOT: Big Machine's Steve Petersen looks at Motion Design trends SWOT: Big Machine's Steve Petersen looks at Motion Design trends
December 7, 2012 | Steve Petersen
Clients are looking for cheaper ways to get high-quality work.
SWOT: BigStar's Josh Norton looks at Branding trends SWOT: BigStar's Josh Norton looks at Branding trends
December 11, 2012 | Josh Norton
I see 2013 as "a time of perceived change" or faux beginnings.
SWOT: Copilot's Jason Menkes reflects on the Music Business SWOT: Copilot's Jason Menkes reflects on the Music Business
December 7, 2012 | Jason Menkes
Reinvention is one of the engines that drives our industry, but not when it's detrimental to a long- ...
SWOT: Hooligan's Kane Platt looks at the Post Business SWOT: Hooligan's Kane Platt looks at the Post Business
December 10, 2012 | Kane Platt
Complacency and false hope are the biggest threats to the post industry. 
SWOT: RingSide Creative's Steve Wild looks at the Post Business SWOT: RingSide Creative's Steve Wild looks at the Post Business
December 7, 2012 | Steve Wild
Not unlike the rest of the business world, our industry locally, nationally and internationally has ...
SWOT: Roger's Drew Neujahr reflects on the Design Business SWOT: Roger's Drew Neujahr reflects on the Design Business
December 10, 2012 | Drew Neujahr
Great ideas are still — and always will be — king, and we're in the ideas business.
SWOT: Royale's Jayson Whitmore looks at Design SWOT: Royale's Jayson Whitmore looks at Design
December 7, 2012 | Jayson Whitmore
Opportunities include standing out, taking creative chances, and going back to basics.