October 1, 2014

  • 8-Oct-2014
    October 2014
    In This Issue:
    - Posting Fall TV Series
    - Animating The Boxtrolls
    - Director's Chair: David Fincher - Gone Girl
    - Audio For Films
    - Review: Glyph hard drives
    ...and much more!!

Departments

  • Animation: 'The Boxtrolls'
    Animation: 'The Boxtrolls'

    With their third feature film, The Boxtrolls, Hillsboro, OR's Laika (www.laika.com) has quickstepped stop-frame animation into heady new worlds. Cheesebridge, the film’s location, is a Victorian-era t ...

    October 8, 2014

  • Director's Chair: David Fincher - 'Gone Girl'
    Director's Chair: David Fincher - 'Gone Girl'

    David Fincher first arrived on the scene with his 1992 sci-fi thriller Alien 3, and followed that up with Seven and The Game. Since then, he’s established himself as one of Hollywood’s most versatile ...

    October 8, 2014

  • Film Sound: 'The Equalizer'
    Film Sound: 'The Equalizer'

    CULVER CITY, CA — Sound work for The Equalizer, the new action-thriller from director Antoine Fuqua and Columbia Pictures, and starring Denzell Washington, was completed at Sony Pictures Post Producti ...

    October 8, 2014

  • Review: Glyph external drives
    Review: Glyph external drives

    Lately it seems that the innovation in external hard drives has really taken off again. From the awesome achievement of packing 64TBs of storage into an eight-bay Thunderbolt 2 RAID that isn’t any lar ...

    October 8, 2014

  • Workflow: Gone Girl's 6K challenge
    Workflow: Gone Girl's 6K challenge

    20th Century Fox’s new film Gone Girl hit theaters on October 3rd, and is one of the first films to have been shot with Red’s 6K Dragon camera. Directed by David Fincher and based on Gillian Flynn’s b ...

    October 8, 2014

Features

  • Posting Fall TV Series
    Posting Fall TV Series

    With the fall TV season underway, viewers are tuning in to new shows and old favorites. Post facilities and VFX studios coast to coast have worked their magic to bring high-profile politicos, troubled ...

    October 8, 2014

Web Exclusives

  • International VFX: Colour posts 'Voces Anonimas'
    International VFX: Colour posts 'Voces Anonimas'

    MONTEVIDEO, URAGUAY — Colour (www.colour-studio.com) is currently providing visual effects services for the sci-fi series Voces Anonimas. The studio is providing DI and color grading for the program, ...

    October 9, 2014

  • International VFX: Rodeo FX helps celebrate Canadian history
    International VFX: Rodeo FX helps celebrate Canadian history

    MONTREAL — Rodeo FX (http://www.rodeofx.com) provided editing and visual effects services for a new campaign from the Government of Canada. The :60 spot and its :30 cut down commemorate the 150th anni ...

    October 16, 2014

  • Music Video: Metal Blade shoots at YouTube LA
    Music Video: Metal Blade shoots at YouTube LA

    AGOURA HILLS, CA — Metal Blade Records (www.metalblade.com) recently produced and posted a new music video for the heavy metal band Goatwhore. The Nocturnal Conjuration of the Accursed video was shot ...

    October 21, 2014

  • Review: "Edit Better" by Jeff Bartsch
    Review: "Edit Better" by Jeff Bartsch

    When I realized that I wanted to change college majors from Computer Science to Multimedia in the early 2000s, I went on a Barnes and Noble tear. I went directly to the TV/Film/Radio section and searc ...

    October 24, 2014

  • Sound Libraries: Blastwave FX updates Sonopedia
    Sound Libraries: Blastwave FX updates Sonopedia

    DETROIT — Blastwave FX (www.blastwavefx.com) has released the third iteration of their flagship general HD sound effects library, Sonopedia 3.0. This massive upgrade features over 16,000 new sound eff ...

    October 9, 2014

  • VFX: BBC's 'Dr. Who'
    VFX: BBC's 'Dr. Who'

    BRISTOL, UK — AxisVFX (www.axis-vfx.com), which has facilities in Bristol and Glasgow, created the visual effects for the latest episode the BBC’s Doctor Who. The “Flatline” episode was directed by Do ...

    October 21, 2014

  • Workflow: Nvidia speeds the 'Gone Girl' post pipeline
    Workflow: Nvidia speeds the 'Gone Girl' post pipeline

    David Fincher’s successful theatrical thriller Gone Girl, starring Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike and Neil Patrick Harris, hit theaters on October 3rd and has since generated nearly $150M in box office sa ...

    November 14, 2014