August 1, 2013

  • 12-Aug-2013
    August 2013
    In this issue:
    - Director's Chair: Gore Verbinski - The Lone Ranger
    - SIGGRAPH 2013
    - VFX For Films
    - Reviews: Avid Media Composer 7 & AJA's Ki Pro Quad
    - and much more!!

Departments

  • Director's Chair: Gore Verbinski - 'The Lone Ranger'
    Director's Chair: Gore Verbinski - 'The Lone Ranger'

    HOLLYWOOD — Gore Verbinski loves a challenge — and the bigger the better. After directing the first three films in the mega-franchise Pirates of the Caribbean, and following that up with the Oscar-win ...

    August 12, 2013

  • Post Script: Thoughts from SIGGRAPH 2013
    Post Script: Thoughts from SIGGRAPH 2013

    SIGGRAPH 2013 took place in Anaheim, CA, last month, bringing together more than 17,000 animators, artists, technology developers and researchers from 77 different countries. Holding an animation-orie ...

    August 12, 2013

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

    4K seems to be a bit more of a buzz these days, on the heels of the NAB show in April and CES back in January, as well as the slew of 4K panels, cameras and recorders either being announced or shippin ...

    August 12, 2013

  • Review: Avid Media Composer 7
    Review: Avid Media Composer 7

    Avid Media Composer 7 is bringing the heat to post production workflows and data management everywhere. Full disclosure: I am a huge Avid fan. I read the forums. I follow the Avid gurus on Twitter. I ...

    August 8, 2013

Features

  • VFX for Films
    VFX for Films

    If any summer called for cooling off in a multiplex with a summer movie, it’s this one. VFX studios around the world have enhanced sci-fi and superheroes, the paranormal and the undead, helping pack c ...

    August 12, 2013

Web Exclusives

  • 'Breaking Bad': FotoKem colorist Tom Sartori reflects on the series
    'Breaking Bad': FotoKem colorist Tom Sartori reflects on the series

    BURBANK — When FotoKem (www.fotokem.com) colorist Tom Sartori started working on the pilot for an AMC’s Breaking Bad six years ago, he was immediately struck by the quality of the writing, acting and ...

    August 26, 2013

  • Edit This!: 'TWA Flight 800'
    Edit This!: 'TWA Flight 800'

    NEW YORK — Editor David Jakubovic (www.davidjaku.com) recently completed work on the documentary TWA Flight 800, which looks at the 1996 explosion that brought down the Paris-bound flight off the shor ...

    August 16, 2013

  • Prime Focus World's feature work
    Prime Focus World's feature work

    LOS ANGELES — Prime Focus World (www.primefocusworld.com) is a subsidiary of Prime Focus Limited, and provides 2D to 3D conversion, visual effects and animation services for major media and entertainm ...

    August 8, 2013

  • The DVI Group's corporate work for Calphalon
    The DVI Group's corporate work for Calphalon

    ATLANTA — Creative agency The DVI Group specializes in video production, having worked with numerous Fortune 500 companies within the last 14 years. The company works to create true branded entertainm ...

    August 8, 2013