February 1, 2017

  • 8-Feb-2017
    February 2017
    In This Issue:

    - Posting Reality TV
    - Audio For Independent Films
    - VFX Plug-Ins
    - Reviews: Autodesk, Blackmagic Design and Canon
    ...and much more!

Departments

  • Director's Chair: Gore Verbinski — <i>A Cure For Wellness</i>
    Director's Chair: Gore Verbinski — A Cure For Wellness

    After directing such blockbusters as the 2011 Oscar-winner Rango and the first three films in the multi-billion-dollar mega-franchise Pirates of the Caribbean, Gore Verbinski knows a thing or two abou ...

    February 9, 2017

  • Open House: Inside Brooklyn's Blue Table Post
    Open House: Inside Brooklyn's Blue Table Post

    The recent opening of Blue Table Post (www.bluetablepost.com) caps six years of planning, along with three years of construction. Located on Dean Street, just five blocks from bustling Atlantic Termin ...

    February 9, 2017

  • Women In Post: Marvel's Victoria Alonso
    Women In Post: Marvel's Victoria Alonso

    Earlier this month, Victoria Alonso, producer and executive vice president of physical production at Marvel Studios, was the recipient of the prestigious Visionary Award from the Visual Effects Societ ...

    February 8, 2017

Features

  • Reality TV: Discovery's <i>Fast N' Loud</i>
    Reality TV: Discovery's Fast N' Loud

    North Hollywood’s Pilgrim Media Group (www.pilgrimstudios.com) produces and posts a number of popular reality TV programs, including Street Outlaws, Misfit Garage, Wicked Tuna and Ghost Hunters. When ...

    February 24, 2017

  • Reality TV: Inside Fox's newest series
    Reality TV: Inside Fox's newest series

    Colorist Yoram Tal, better known as “Tal,” has made an impressive career for himself working in the reality TV genre. Some of his credits include Dancing with the Stars (beginning in season five), Fea ...

    February 24, 2017

  • Reality TV: Sideshow streamlines pilot production
    Reality TV: Sideshow streamlines pilot production

    SANTA MONICA — Sideshow Studios (www.sideshow-studios.com) is using virtual production technology to create game show pilots, social experiment reality programming and competition shows. The process e ...

    March 10, 2017

Web Exclusives

  • Audio: <i>The Hudson Tribes</i>
    Audio: The Hudson Tribes

    In Rockland County, New York, the community is in conflict over the fate of the East Ramapo School District. Religious, racial, and socio-economic divisions split the populace, and bribery seems the o ...

    February 9, 2017

  • Oscars: Justin Timberlake on the <i>Trolls</i> soundtrack
    Oscars: Justin Timberlake on the Trolls soundtrack

    LOS ANGELES — DreamWorks Animation released the feature Trolls last November, but the film’s positive vibe could be felt months earlier, when the song "Can't Stop the Feeling!" was released as a singl ...

    February 13, 2017

  • Workflow: Image Engine's open-source VFX tools
    Workflow: Image Engine's open-source VFX tools

    Based in Vancouver, BC, Image Engine (http://image-engine.com) is a visual effects studio that’s known for its work on Neill Blomkamp’s District 9. The company, which also has offices via partner Cine ...

    February 15, 2017

  • Workflow: UK vs. USA
    Workflow: UK vs. USA

    After working as a freelance editor in London for 10 years, I moved to Los Angeles in 2011. Plugging in to the freelance circuit here has revealed some interesting differences between the British and ...

    February 21, 2017