May 1, 2012

  • 14-May-2012
    May 1, 2012
    In this issue:
    - Cover Story: The Avengers
    - Director's Chair: Barry Sonnenfeld - Men in Black 3
    - Green Techniques
    - The Art of Compositing
    - Review: Yanobox Moods
    and much more!


  • Cover Story: 'The Avengers'
    Cover Story: 'The Avengers'

    LOS ANGELES — Marvel Comics’ new Avengers movie, distributed under the Disney banner, capitalizes on the existing big-name franchises of Iron Man, Hulk, Thor and Captain America. In addition to the ma ...

    May 14, 2012

  • Director's Chair: Barry Sonnenfeld - 'Men in Black 3'
    Director's Chair: Barry Sonnenfeld - 'Men in Black 3'

    CULVER CITY — Black suits and shades. Aliens. Neuralyzers. Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones. Yep, the men of Men in Black are back for the third installment of director Barry Sonnenfeld’s sci-fi comedy ...

    May 14, 2012

  • Editor's Letter: Green initiatives
    Editor's Letter: Green initiatives

    This is the fourth year Post has tackled the topic of “greening the industry.” Previously, we’ve spoken to big-time movie studios, big-time producer Lesley Chilcott (An Inconvenient Truth), and a hand ...

    May 22, 2012

  • Post Script: Composing 'The Raven'
    Post Script: Composing 'The Raven'

    Composer Lucas Vidal and his LA-based Music and Motion Productions ( completed work on The Raven, a 19th Century tale of Edgar Allan Poe and the influence his writings have on ...

    May 22, 2012

  • Review: Yanobox Moods
    Review: Yanobox Moods

    I’m in a mood: nostalgic, orangey, reminiscent. An editor will constantly go to their toolbox for a favorite unique and awe-inspiring treatment, usually a pre-set color effect or a plug-in with a few ...

    May 14, 2012


  • 2D to 3D Conversion
    2D to 3D Conversion

    Much to the delight of producers — and to audiences on the receiving end of stereo 3D content — options for high-quality 2D-to-3D conversion have increased in the last few years. A number of facilitie ...

    May 15, 2012

  • The Art of Compositing
    The Art of Compositing

    It could be said that the compositing process is where things all come together, be it in a feature film, commercial or television program. Compositors have a keen eye, and it’s their job to not only ...

    May 15, 2012

Web Exclusives

  • Porsche's sweet ride
    Porsche's sweet ride

    I’d like to start off with a little background on our company. Setup8 opened in mid-2011 by Roger Sparwasser, lead 3D specialist; Ivo Nieth, our main guy for project management and all things client c ...

    May 9, 2012

  • Previs's role in 'Wrath of the Titans'
    Previs's role in 'Wrath of the Titans'

    A hero’s work is never done. In Wrath of the Titans, Warner Bros' epic reworking of Greek mythology, Sam Worthington's Perseus must battle warring deities, rescue the father of the gods and save manki ...

    May 8, 2012

  • Review: Avid's Pro Tools 10
    Review: Avid's Pro Tools 10

    When Avid announced the release of Pro Tools 10, I couldn’t help but roll my eyes. Hadn’t Pro Tools 9 just come out? Jump cut to last year’s AES convention, I had the opportunity to see an Avid presen ...

    May 24, 2012

  • Stock Footage: Industry Update
    Stock Footage: Industry Update

    News from throughout the Stock Footage industry.

    May 14, 2012