August 1, 2012

  • 13-Aug-2012
    August 1, 2012
    In this issue:
    - Visual Effects for Films
    - Director's Chair: Marc Webb — The Amazing Spider-Man
    - Cover Story: The Dark Knight Rises
    - Review: HP's all in one Z1
    and much more!!


  • Cover Story: 'The Dark Knight Rises'
    Cover Story: 'The Dark Knight Rises'

    LONDON — Warner Bros. & Chris Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, boasts over an hour of stunning IMAX footage, an accomplishment that raised the bar for the film’s visual effects supervisor, Paul Fran ...

    August 13, 2012

  • Director's Chair: Marc Webb - 'The Amazing Spider-Man'
    Director's Chair: Marc Webb - 'The Amazing Spider-Man'

    HOLLYWOOD — With a name like Marc Webb, the director was probably predestined to helm The Amazing Spider-Man, the fourth film in the multi-billion-dollar-grossing franchise — even though Webb’s last f ...

    August 13, 2012

  • Funny business
    Funny business

    A agencies have been challenged with finding different ways to hold the attention of an increasingly distracted audience. An audience that is spending less time watching broadcast television and more ...

    August 17, 2012

  • Mutt's independent plan
    Mutt's independent plan

    Aaron Lee Lopez is the owner of Mutt Productions ( in San Antonio, TX, a boutique post house that offers production, editorial and audio services for commercial projects, music ...

    August 17, 2012

  • Review: HP's all-in-one Z1 workstation
    Review: HP's all-in-one Z1 workstation

    The most immediately striking feature of the Z1 is the remarkable screen. Backed by a 10-bit IPS LED backlight 27-inch panel, the Z1’s default resolution (as configured) was an amazingly sharp 2560x14 ...

    August 13, 2012


  • Cutting Humor
    Cutting Humor

    It may be apocryphal, but the phrase “dying is easy — comedy is hard” has some truth to it. Comedy can be a delicate thing easily lost if given too light or too heavy a hand. It spans a wide range of ...

    August 10, 2012

  • Scoring Disney's 'Odd Life of Timothy Green'
    Scoring Disney's 'Odd Life of Timothy Green'

    SANTA MONICA — Disney’s latest live action film The Odd Life of Timothy Green centers on a young couple struggling with infertility. In frustration, they bury a box in their backyard, listing all of t ...

    August 17, 2012

Web Exclusives

  • Cookie Monster spoofs 'Call Me Maybe'
    Cookie Monster spoofs 'Call Me Maybe'

    It all started with a joke when Sesame Street tweeted: “Cookie Monster: Me just met you. Dis is crazy. But me love cookies! Gimme, maybe?” a spoof on the popular Carly Rae Jepsen song “Call Me Maybe.” ...

    August 9, 2012

  • MTI Film posting A&E's 'Longmire'
    MTI Film posting A&E's 'Longmire'

    HOLLYWOOD — MTI Film ( is currently providing post production services for the first season of the A&E drama Longmire. Produced by Warner Horizon Television, Longmire is a modern d ...

    August 20, 2012