December 1, 2011

  • 2-Dec-2011
    December 1, 2011
    Check out Post's annual, year-end SWOT issue, where we look at the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats in the different segments of the market.
    Director's Chair: Bill Condon — Twilight: Breaking Dawn
    Cover Story: Hugo
    Review: Blackmagic's HyperDeck Shuttle
    ...and much more!


  • Clint Eastwood's 'J. Edgar'
    Clint Eastwood's 'J. Edgar'

    LOS ANGELES — The Clint Eastwood-directed J. Edgar, which stars Leonardo DiCaprio as the enigmatic lawman who started the Federal Bureau of Investigation, jumps back and forth in time — from a fresh-f ...

    December 2, 2011

  • Getting lost in 'Hugo'
    Getting lost in 'Hugo'

    LOS ANGELES — To bring Brian Selznick’s unique illustrated novel “The Invention of Hugo Cabret” to the screen, director Martin Scorsese teamed with top names in VFX to ensure that stereo 3D was used t ...

    December 2, 2011

  • Review: Blackmagic's HyperDeck Shuttle
    Review: Blackmagic's HyperDeck Shuttle

    To me, the HyperDeck Shuttle is the iPod of field recorders. It does what it’s advertised to do well — record HD or SD video to uncompressed QuickTime files. It’s easy to operate, well designed and ro ...

    December 2, 2011


  • New Media SWOT: Online & Mobile
    New Media SWOT: Online & Mobile

    There are so many ways to reach consumers these days and brands are taking advantage of them all, from digital billboards and social media to in-store kiosks to Websites to viral videos, mobile phones ...

    January 4, 2012

Web Exclusives

  • Bringing kids apps to life
    Bringing kids apps to life

    MONTREAL — At Budge Studios, we specialize in producing fun apps for kids that feature their favorite characters and stories. Having launched in 2010, we are still a relatively new company, but we hav ...

    January 25, 2012

  • Colorworks posts Werner Herzog's 'Into the Abyss'
    Colorworks posts Werner Herzog's 'Into the Abyss'

    CULVER CITY, CA — Colorworks, located on the Sony Pictures ( lot in Culver City, recently provided post services for the new documentary by Werner Herzog, Into the Abyss. The stud ...

    December 8, 2011

  • Outlook: Advertising in 2012
    Outlook: Advertising in 2012

    Aardman executive producer Heather Wright's prediction for the year ahead.

    December 2, 2011

  • Outlook: Storage in 2012
    Outlook: Storage in 2012

    Next year will be a very exciting time for storage markets as I see a lot of changes ahead. With the spindle shortage due to flooding in Thailand, I suspect we'll see an acceleration of SSD-based prod ...

    December 13, 2011

  • Re:Think recreates holiday magic for Philips Norelco
    Re:Think recreates holiday magic for Philips Norelco

    CHICAGO — Re:Think Studios ( completed new holiday spots for Philips Norelco that revive the company’s stop-motion campaign from the early 1990s. The :30 and :15 commercials promot ...

    December 5, 2011

  • SWOT: The ADR business
    SWOT: The ADR business

    Fantasy Studios is a part of the Zaentz Media Center and provides sound services for the music, film, video and game communities. The facility is comprised of three recording and mixing rooms, acousti ...

    December 6, 2011

  • SWOT: The post business
    SWOT: The post business

    Any downward trends we've observed in recent years have reached their level. I believe it can't do anything but get better. Sure, we don't have the budgets of the nineties, but all things considered, ...

    December 20, 2011

  • VFX supervisor Rob Legato details 'Hugo'
    VFX supervisor Rob Legato details 'Hugo'

    As Martin Scorsese's Hugo arrives, Scorsese and his team have been out on the promotional trail discussing his creative use of 3D as a storytelling device in a largely non-action oriented drama. Among ...

    December 2, 2011