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September 1, 2015

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    September 1, 2015
    In This Issue:

    - Posting Web Series
    - Favorite Audio Tools
    - Animation: Sony Pictures Animation's Hotel Transylvania 2
    - Director's Chair: Baltasar Kormakur — Everest
    - Primetime: Fox's Empire
    - VFX: Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
    - Review: Eizo ColorEdge CG318-4K monitor
    - SPECIAL SECTION: 4K/HDR - Part II
    and much more!!!


Departments

  • Director's Chair: Baltasar Kormakur — 'Everest'
    Director's Chair: Baltasar Kormakur — 'Everest'

    Who you gonna call when you need to make a film about a climbing tragedy set against punishing conditions on the world’s highest mountain? Easy — Baltasar Kormakur, the Icelandic director whose credit ...

    September 10, 2015

  • Primetime: Fox's 'Empire'
    Primetime: Fox's 'Empire'

    Fox’s Empire had a very successful first season, receiving three Emmy nominations, including “Lead Actress in a Drama Series” for Taraji P. Henson’s portrayal of Cookie Lyon. The powerful family drama ...

    September 10, 2015

  • VFX: Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'
    VFX: Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'

    On the heels of its Season 3 premiere on ABC, Marvel’s high-profile Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. scored an Emmy nomination for "Outstanding Special Visual Effects" for its Season 2 episode, “The Dirty Half ...

    September 10, 2015

Features

  • Animation: 'Hotel Transylvania 2'
    Animation: 'Hotel Transylvania 2'

    Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation release Hotel Transylvania 2 on September 25th — a follow up to the popular 2012 animated feature about a place where monsters go to relax, away from the ...

    September 10, 2015

  • The evolution of Sony 4K
    The evolution of Sony 4K

    As new technology platforms emerge, content distribution models change and production requirements change, Sony 4K professional technologies are also evolving to help content creators deliver new and ...

    September 11, 2015

Web Exclusives

  • 5 Tips for Better Storage Efficiency
    5 Tips for Better Storage Efficiency

    In a quest for improved efficiency, higher performance and maximized storage utility, organizations operating in increasingly demanding IT environments continue to deploy expensive proprietary product ...

    October 1, 2015

  • Digital Domain creates VFX for 'The Taken King' launch
    Digital Domain creates VFX for 'The Taken King' launch

    LOS ANGELES — Activision, Bungie, 72andSunny, Digital Domain, Reset and Hollywood director Joseph Kosinski partnered once again to create the live-action trailer that launched Destiny: The Taken King, ...

    September 16, 2015

  • Documentary: 'Man Vs. Snake'
    Documentary: 'Man Vs. Snake'

    BURBANK, CA — If you grew up in the 80s, it’s likely that at one time or another you found yourself inside a video arcade playing video games for hours on end at just 25 cents a pop. It was during thi ...

    September 18, 2015

  • Editing: 'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation'
    Editing: 'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation'

    Eddie Hamilton didn’t set out to become an “action-film” editor, but one look at his credit list shows that he’s succeeding in doing just that. Hamilton has cut a number of features in the genre, incl ...

    September 25, 2015

  • Getting Started: Audio Engineer/Composer Cosme Liccardo
    Getting Started: Audio Engineer/Composer Cosme Liccardo

    In 2003 Cosme Liccardo began his audio engineering career, working in his own recording studio in his hometown of Valencia, Venezuela. From the beginning, he had the opportunity to work with some of t ...

    September 17, 2015

  • Music Video: Slayer's 'Repentless'
    Music Video: Slayer's 'Repentless'

    BURBANK, CA — When editor Ed Marx got the call from director BJ McDonnell, asking if he’d cut Slayer’s new music video, he couldn’t say “yes” fast enough! Marx, who has a body of work that spans the h ...

    September 16, 2015

  • Podcast: Dialogue Editing and ADR, featuring Gwen Yates Whittle
    Podcast: Dialogue Editing and ADR, featuring Gwen Yates Whittle

    Editing dialogue and working with the original recordings from the set is one of the most under-appreciated arts in cinema sound. In this episode of “Conversations with Sound Artists,” two-time Academ ...

    September 23, 2015

  • Podcast: Sound for Television, featuring Daniel Colman
    Podcast: Sound for Television, featuring Daniel Colman

    In this Podcast, Emmy Award-winning sound designer Daniel Colman details his work on Battlestar Galactica and Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Colman shares his thoughts on why musicians make the best ...

    September 30, 2015

  • Podcast: The Art of Sound Mixing, featuring Anna Behlmer
    Podcast: The Art of Sound Mixing, featuring Anna Behlmer

    In this Dolby Institute podcast, we sit down with mixer Anna Behlmer. The final stage of any collaborative process requires a delicate balance between artistry and decisiveness.

    September 17, 2015

  • Promo: OFD helps AMC launch 'Fear the Walking Dead'
    Promo: OFD helps AMC launch 'Fear the Walking Dead'

    NEW YORK — Creative studio One Fine Day (www.ofdny.com) produced the :30 trailer that promotes AMC’s new series, Fear the Walking Dead, a spin-off of the network’s hit, The Walking Dead. The video wen ...

    September 22, 2015

  • The Vladar Company shoots, posts, delivers
    The Vladar Company shoots, posts, delivers

    NEW YORK — The Vladar Company (http://vladar.com/), which produces, posts and distributes features, has three releases planned for the coming weeks. Vlad Yudin co-founded The Vladar Company in 2008, a ...

    September 15, 2015

  • Twitch Post creates online campaign for Garnier
    Twitch Post creates online campaign for Garnier

    NEW YORK — DigitasLBi came up with the concept for Garnier in which eight popular beauty and lifestyle video bloggers from around the country would demonstrating 12 must-have hair looks using the comp ...

    September 21, 2015

  • Web Series: 'Redheads Anonymous'
    Web Series: 'Redheads Anonymous'

    NEW YORK — Redheads Anonymous is a comedic Web series that looks at the stereotypes, challenges and frustrations redheads often face, as well as the one unique opportunity only a redhead can take adva ...

    September 24, 2015

Reviews

  • Review: Eizo's ColorEdge CG318-4K monitor
    Review: Eizo's ColorEdge CG318-4K monitor

    The Eizo ColorEdge CG318-4K monitor is well-designed, sleek, easy to set up, and easy to look at. In fact, after I set it up, I called my most trusted colleague (an editor with an unbelievable eye for ...

    September 14, 2015