April 1, 2017

  • 11-Apr-2017
    April 2017
    In this issue:

    - VFX for TV: Scorpion, Game of Thrones, Stranger Things & Arrow
    - Industry Roundtable: Previs, Postvis & Techvis
    - Audio For Animation: Star Wars Rebels, Mickey and the Roadster Racers, The Boss Baby & Smurfs: The Lost Village
    - Director's Chair: Marc Webb — Gifted
    - NAB News
    and  much more! 




Features

  • Post Picks 2017
    Post Picks 2017

    LAS VEGAS — Post ’s team of writers, contributors and industry pros recently spent long days on the show floor of the 2017 NAB Show in Las Vegas, searching for the most innovative and coolest new prod ...

    May 2, 2017

  • VFX For TV: <I>Arrow</I>
    VFX For TV: Arrow

    Based on the DC Comics character, Arrow follows Oliver Queen, Mayor of Star City, who fights crime and corruption as the superhero Green Arrow. The show is now in its fifth season on The CW. Zoic Stud ...

    April 17, 2017

  • VFX For TV: <I>Scorpion</I>
    VFX For TV: Scorpion

    Now in its third season on CBS, Scorpion is loosely based on the life of eccentric computer expert Walter O’Brien and the skilled group of misfits working with him to solve complex global problems in ...

    April 17, 2017

Web Exclusives

  • <I>Ghost in the Shell</I>: MPC creates a futuristic world
    Ghost in the Shell: MPC creates a futuristic world

    Working with director Rupert Sanders and production VFX supervisors Guillaume Rocheron and John Dykstra, MPC’s team, lead by VFX supervisors Arundi Asregadoo and Axel Bonami, completed more than 1,000 ...

    May 3, 2017

  • Careers: AICE to honor editor Vito DeSario
    Careers: AICE to honor editor Vito DeSario

    NEW YORK — A perfectionist. A rock star. An innovator. Someone who was “electric with ideas.” These were all used to describe editor Vito DeSario, who will be inducted into the AICE Hall of Fame at th ...

    May 2, 2017

  • Careers: Freefolk senior colorist Duncan Russell
    Careers: Freefolk senior colorist Duncan Russell

    If you had asked Duncan Russell as a teenager what he wanted to do with his life, getting paid to indulge his love of film and photography would have been right at the top of the list. He has been kno ...

    April 11, 2017

  • Careers: Sound effects producer Ric Viers
    Careers: Sound effects producer Ric Viers

    Ric Viers is a sound effects producer, author, instructor and Full Sail University Hall of Famer. Based in Detroit, Viers has been recording and editing sound for nearly 20 years and operates boutique ...

    May 4, 2017

  • Careers: Sports EP/director Matt Doyle
    Careers: Sports EP/director Matt Doyle

    Matt Doyle began his career as a production assistant at ESPN and rose through the ranks to cover multiple Super Bowls, NBA Finals, and major golf championships. He worked as a feature producer on Spo ...

    May 1, 2017

  • Cloud economics: private vs. public
    Cloud economics: private vs. public

    The cloud continues to dominate IT as businesses make their infrastructure decisions based on cost and agility. Public cloud, where shared infrastructure is paid for and utilized only when needed, is ...

    May 5, 2017

  • Previs: Absolute Post's Phil Oldham
    Previs: Absolute Post's Phil Oldham

    Phil Oldham is a Creative Director at Absolute Post (http://absolutepost.com), which has locations in both London and New York City. Here, he discusses the studio’s previs capabilities and how they ar ...

    May 5, 2017

  • Previs: Lola's Rob Harvey
    Previs: Lola's Rob Harvey

    Back in the day (well, the early ‘90s) a few of us at Cell Animation began to use what has become known as previs to plot complex motion control moves and eventually drive the cameras themselves. I ca ...

    May 5, 2017

  • Previs: Nineteentwenty's Chris King
    Previs: Nineteentwenty's Chris King

    Chris King is the Head of 3D at Nineteentwenty, which has studios in London & Bristol, UK (www.nineteen-twenty.com). Here, he discusses the benefits of previs and some of the studio’s recent appli ...

    May 5, 2017

  • Previs: Taylor James' Keith Jeffery
    Previs: Taylor James' Keith Jeffery

    Keith Jeffery is the Head of Automotive at Taylor James in London (www.taylorjames.com). Here, he discusses the value of previs and techvis prior to production.

    May 5, 2017