October 1, 2013

  • 9-Oct-2013
    October 2013
    IN THIS ISSUE:
    - Director's Chair: Ron Howard - Rush 
    - Director's Chair: Billy Bob Thornton - Jayne Mansfield's Car
    - Audio For Films
    - VFX For Commercials
    - Posting TV Series
    - Review: Blackmagic Design's UltraStudio Pro & SmartScope Duo
    ... and much more!!

Departments

  • Director's Chair: Billy Bob Thornton - 'Jayne Mansfield's Car'
    Director's Chair: Billy Bob Thornton - 'Jayne Mansfield's Car'

    Billy Bob Thornton is a writer, director, actor and musician, who says his best work comes from that inspired by real life. He recently completed work on Jayne Mansfield’s Car, an Anchor Bay Films fea ...

    October 8, 2013

  • Director's Chair: Ron Howard - 'Rush'
    Director's Chair: Ron Howard - 'Rush'

    HOLLYWOOD — Since making his directorial debut in 1977 with Grand Theft Auto, director/producer and former child star Ron Howard has established himself as one of Hollywood’s most successful and versa ...

    October 8, 2013

  • Editor's Letter: Film, Sound & More...
    Editor's Letter: Film, Sound & More...

    I was lucky enough to attend the premier of Warner Bros.’ Gravity last month. The outer-space feature starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney as Space Shuttle astronauts, who get stranded during a ...

    October 8, 2013

  • Open House: Sonixphere's expanding universe
    Open House: Sonixphere's expanding universe

    CHICAGO — When CEO/creative director Greg Allan launched Sonixphere in late 2011, he knew what he had to put in place to make his new venture a success: An agile and diverse collective of both in-hous ...

    October 8, 2013

  • Review: Blackmagic Design's UltraStudio Pro & SmartScope Duo
    Review: Blackmagic Design's UltraStudio Pro & SmartScope Duo

    It wasn’t so long ago when you had to travel into the office to do some video and effects work because of the demanding hardware requirements. Today, you can go pick up the latest Mac Pro or HP 8770w ...

    October 8, 2013

Features

  • Posting TV Series
    Posting TV Series

    Posting episodic television is a complex process. From on-set color and data management to the creative cut and final color correction, workflows must run smoothly and seamlessly. Editors, colorists a ...

    October 9, 2013

Web Exclusives

  • DI: 'Elysium'
    DI: 'Elysium'

    VANCOUVER — Written and directed by Neill Blomkamp, Elysium is a science-fiction movie starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster. Set in the year 2154, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy, who li ...

    October 15, 2013

  • Film Sound: 'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2'
    Film Sound: 'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2'

    CULVER CITY, CA — Sony Pictures Animation’s Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 picks up where its 2009 predecessor left off. An infamous machine that caused food to rain from the sky is now populatin ...

    October 14, 2013

  • Review: Rampant Design Tools
    Review: Rampant Design Tools

    As a high school media teacher and professional, I rarely have the time I need to do all the bells and whistles I want to create for my projects. First of all, my students have a set number of hours p ...

    October 9, 2013

  • Stereo Conversion: 'The Wizard of Oz'
    Stereo Conversion: 'The Wizard of Oz'

    Prime Focus World recently provided stereo conversion services for the 1939 classic, The Wizard of Oz. The film spent a week in IMAX theaters in September and was released as a collector's edition box ...

    October 9, 2013