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March 1, 2015

  • 7-Mar-2015
    March 1, 2015
    In This Issue:
    - Audio For Mobile Games
    - Previs & Postvis
    - Digital Intermediates
    - Director's Chair: James Wan — Furious 7
    - Primetime: AMC's The Walking Dead
    - Review: NewBlueFX’s TotalFX
    - Bonus: Storage Supplement
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Departments

  • Director's Chair: James Wan - 'Furious 7'
    Director's Chair: James Wan - 'Furious 7'

    After co-writing and directing the Saw and Insidious films, two of the most successful horror franchises of the last decade, Malaysian-born James Wan was tapped to helm Furious 7, the latest blockbust ...

    March 7, 2015

  • Primetime: AMC's 'The Walking Dead'
    Primetime: AMC's 'The Walking Dead'

    Anyone who watches The Walking Dead, airing Sunday nights on AMC, knows that zombies can be blown up, dismembered, stabbed, shot, crushed and set on fire — but the only way to actually kill them, is t ...

    March 7, 2015

  • Review: NewBlueFX's TotalFX
    Review: NewBlueFX's TotalFX

    In July 2008, I reviewed NewBlueFX's first foray into the AVX world...simply called NewBlueFX. This was at a time when third-party support for Media Composer was on a bit of a decline and I was intere ...

    March 9, 2015

Features

  • Audio For Mobile Games
    Audio For Mobile Games

    On the train platform on your commute home from work, on the plane before take-off, at your nephew’s middle school winter recital, and even in the bathroom — yeah, I went there and you know you have t ...

    March 9, 2015

  • The Evolution of the Digital Intermediate
    The Evolution of the Digital Intermediate

    A decade ago, many in the film business would agree that a “digital intermediate” was the process that took place somewhere between the capturing of images on film and the delivery of those final, pro ...

    April 2, 2015

Web Exclusives

  • Avid Everywhere provides editing backbone for 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1'
    Avid Everywhere provides editing backbone for 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1'

    BOSTON — Building to the climax of the film series based on the bestselling novels of Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 sees the return of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire director F ...

    March 6, 2015

  • Canon cameras catch 'Catfish' for MTV
    Canon cameras catch 'Catfish' for MTV

    MELVILLE, NY — Amid the lies and truths of online relationships lurks Catfish, a reality-based documentary series that unites Internet couples that have never actually met. These pairings usually incl ...

    March 13, 2015

  • Careers: Sound designer Michael William O'Connor
    Careers: Sound designer Michael William O'Connor

    Freelance sound designer, editor, mixer Michael William O'Connor talks about his gear, work and inspiration.

    March 24, 2015

  • Corridor finds success with Red Giant & original Web content
    Corridor finds success with Red Giant & original Web content

    LOS ANGELES — Corridor Digital (www.corridor-digital.com) is a small production studio founded in 2009 by Sam Gorski and Niko Pueringer. The duo specializes in action, sci-fi, comedy, and music-relate ...

    March 18, 2015

  • Gener8 relies on Aspera to manage large files
    Gener8 relies on Aspera to manage large files

    VANCOUVER — With credits including Jupiter Ascending, Guardians of the Galaxy and Maleficent, Gener8 is a leader in 3D stereo conversion services for the entertainment industry. To help filmmakers man ...

    March 6, 2015

  • Steadicam Curve helps GoPro users
    Steadicam Curve helps GoPro users

    HAUPPAUGE, NY — The Tiffen Company offers the Steadicam Curve, a GoPro camera accessory that’s designed to help filmmakers capture smooth and stable shots, much like the larger pro Steadicam solution. ...

    March 24, 2015

  • VFX: 'Jupiter Ascending'
    VFX: 'Jupiter Ascending'

    Warner Bros.’ latest sci-fi action/adventure film, Jupiter Ascending (starring Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis), from Andy and Lana Wachowski, tells the futuristic story of a young, destitute caretaker ...

    March 9, 2015

Reviews

  • Review: NewBlueFX's TotalFX
    Review: NewBlueFX's TotalFX

    In July 2008, I reviewed NewBlueFX's first foray into the AVX world...simply called NewBlueFX. This was at a time when third-party support for Media Composer was on a bit of a decline and I was intere ...

    March 9, 2015