January 1, 2012

  • 1-Jan-2012
    January 1, 2012
    - Oscar Predictions
    - Clint Eastwood on J. Edgar
    - Steven Spielberg's The Adventures of Tintin
    - How Agencies Pick Post Houses
    - VFX for Commercials
    - Audio for Independent Films
    - Review: GenArts' Sapphire V.6
    - and much more!


  • Cover Story: 'The Adventures of Tintin'
    Cover Story: 'The Adventures of Tintin'

    MANHATTAN BEACH, CA — The Adventures of Tintin is director Steven Spielberg’s first performance-captured animated feature, and it marks his first collaboration with noted producer/director Peter Jacks ...

    December 30, 2011

  • Director's Chair: Clint Eastwood - 'J. Edgar'
    Director's Chair: Clint Eastwood - 'J. Edgar'

    CARMEL, CA — As an actor, Clint Eastwood remains one of Hollywood’s last great male icons. But over the course of four decades and some 40 films, the star has also metamorphosed, not into some musty a ...

    December 21, 2011

  • Editor's Letter: New Year's resolutions
    Editor's Letter: New Year's resolutions

    I hope everyone had a lovely holiday season, and while you are about to dig into 2012, I wanted to send you very hearty New Year’s wishes from everyone here at Post Magazine. As I have been known to d ...

    December 29, 2011

  • Post Script: Animation updates
    Post Script: Animation updates

    Last month, in this space, we looked at some of the latest news coming from Luxology, which is turning 10. This month, we continue with news from the animation business, specifically looking at the la ...

    December 29, 2011

  • Review: GenArts Sapphire Version 6
    Review: GenArts Sapphire Version 6

    As a long-time user of the GenArts Sapphire suite of plug-ins, I have to say doing this review was a treat — playing with all the new features and seeing its development. I have used Sapphire since th ...

    January 11, 2012


  • Agencies & Post
    Agencies & Post

    While most agencies have established and comfortable relationships with post houses, they do keep their eyes open for new talent. Sometimes it’s word of mouth. Sometimes it’s a spot that impresses on ...

    January 4, 2012

  • Oscar Picks
    Oscar Picks

    When it comes down to Oscar-worthy films, 2011 pretty much followed the usual trend — the end of the year was packed with such serious, prestige projects as The Descendants, The Artist, The Iron Lady, ...

    December 29, 2011

Web Exclusives

  • 5th Kind helps Aardman streamline S3D workflow
    5th Kind helps Aardman streamline S3D workflow

    In 2009, Aardman Animations, Ltd, the UK-based “claymation” studio, ( Wallace and Gromit, Chicken Run ), were about to embark on The Pirates! Band of Misfits. Aardman houses almost every stage of thei ...

    January 10, 2012

  • Review: KRK Rokit monitors
    Review: KRK Rokit monitors

    Hey, wanna beat up some air for cheapsies? Wow, does KRK have the monitor for you! Aaaand now you see why they don’t let me write the product literature.

    December 21, 2011