• 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Review: Pro Sound Effects' Hybrid Library 2017

    Recently, I was offered an opportunity to submit a piece of sound design to a well-accomplished director, who is working on a new short film. I was asked to design a five-minute segment on a rough cut ...

    November 29, 2016

  • Review: RTW's Loudness Tools & Mastering Tools

    During the initial push to crossover from analog to digital, many audio users were faced with an awkward new experience. Staring at a computer screen to “hear” audio rather than just using one’s ears. ...

    October 25, 2016

  • Review: Logickeyboard Astra backlit editing keyboard

    Ok, it's just a keyboard, right? Not quite! While Logickeyboard may not be the first out of the gate to offer a backlit keyboard for post production, to my mind the brand-new Astra offers a ton of ban ...

    July 22, 2016