September 1, 2018

  • 11-Sep-2018
    September 2018
    In This Issue:
    Posting Web Series: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Maniac & The First
    Director's Chair: Ei Roth — The House With A Clock In Its Walls
    Favorite Audio Tools
    SIGGRAPH Report
    Prepping For A Career In Animation
    ...and much more!

Departments

  • Director's Chair: Eli Roth — <I>The House With A Clock In Its Walls</I>
    Director's Chair: Eli Roth — The House With A Clock In Its Walls

    Director/producer/writer/actor Eli Roth isn’t just one of Hollywood’s most successful quadruple-threats. He’s also established himself as a go-to brand for horror fans — one guaranteed to chill and th ...

    September 26, 2018

  • Disney premieres first VR short, <I>Cycles</I>
    Disney premieres first VR short, Cycles

    BURBANK, CA — During last month’s SIGGRAPH show in Vancouver, Walt Disney Animation Studios premiered its first ever VR-short, Cycles, in the Immersive Pavilion. The three-and-a-half-minute short was ...

    September 17, 2018

  • Education: Planning for a career
    Education: Planning for a career

    Students enrolled at education institutions offering instruction in the digital arts, particularly art, animation and modeling, graduate with the expectation of being prepared for the next step in the ...

    September 18, 2018

  • SIGGRAPH 2018: Special Report
    SIGGRAPH 2018: Special Report

    The 2018 SIGGRAPH show in Vancouver last month was declared a success. With some 16,500-plus attendees from around the world, the 45th annual conference also featured nearly 160 exhibitors on the show ...

    September 12, 2018

Web Exclusives

  • Careers: 3D artist Russel Balugo
    Careers: 3D artist Russel Balugo

    ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA — Russel Balugo successfully completed The RSP/UniSA Graduate Certificate program in Dynamic Effects and Lighting earlier this year. A short time later, he accepted a positio ...

    September 21, 2018

  • Careers: Colorist Matthew Troughton
    Careers: Colorist Matthew Troughton

    LONDON — Matthew Troughton joined London post house Creativity Media two years ago. He has shaped the look of a wide range of award-winning films, including I Am Not A Witch, which won the 2018 BAFTA ...

    October 2, 2018

  • Careers: Composer Cindy O'Connor
    Careers: Composer Cindy O'Connor

    Cindy O’Connor is a prolific musician who has been writing music since the age of five, and who has spent most of her adult life working as a composer for film and television. She’s created original m ...

    September 11, 2018

  • Editing 101: 5 Rules (16-20)
    Editing 101: 5 Rules (16-20)

    JJ Lask is a creative editor with PS260 (www.ps260.com), which has studios in both New York City and Venice, CA. His list of credits includes work for M&Ms, NY Lottery, Yahoo, American Greetings, ...

    September 25, 2018

  • Indie Film: <I>The Long Dumb Road</I>
    Indie Film: The Long Dumb Road

    In The Long Dumb Road, two guys serendipitously meet at a time when they both find themselves at personal crossroads. Together, they decide to embark on a road trip across the American Southwest. The ...

    September 19, 2018

  • Music Video: P.O.D. — <I>Rokin' With The Best</I>
    Music Video: P.O.D. — Rokin' With The Best

    ST. LOUIS, MO — P.O.D.’s new album “Circles” will be released by Mascot in November. The SoCal band fuses punk, metal, rap, dub and hardcore, and has established a following in the San Diego area.

    October 2, 2018

  • Open House: PowerHouse VFX marks first year; continues Shyamalan collaboration
    Open House: PowerHouse VFX marks first year; continues Shyamalan collaboration

    NEW YORK CITY — PowerHouse VFX (www.powerhousevfx.com) opened last fall in a new facility in Chelsea, built from the ground up in partnership with Sixteen19, with whom they maintain a strategic allian ...

    September 24, 2018

  • Remote Collaboration: Atomic Fiction employs CineSync for VFX
    Remote Collaboration: Atomic Fiction employs CineSync for VFX

    MONTREAL — From Deadpool and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story to Blade Runner 2049 and The Walk, Atomic Fiction (www.atomicfiction.com) has contributed to some of the most striking films of recent years. ...

    September 19, 2018