November 1, 2014

  • 7-Nov-2014
    November 1, 2014
    In This Issue:
    - VFX: Interstellar
    - Director's Chair: Bennett Miller - Foxcatcher
    - Animation: The Book of Life
    - Film Restoration
    - Advertising & The Internet
    - Reviews: Dell's M3800 Mobile Workstation & iZotope's RX 4 Advanced
    and much more...


  • Animation: 'The Book of Life'
    Animation: 'The Book of Life'

    Reel FX continues to build upon its original, CG-animated film credits, this time with the new feature The Book of Life, which hit theaters nationwide on October 17th. Last year at this time, the stud ...

    November 10, 2014

  • Primetime: ABC's 'Once Upon A Time'
    Primetime: ABC's 'Once Upon A Time'

    Since its premiere in 2011, ABC’s highly-successful series Once Upon A Time (OUAT) has been bringing some of Disney’s most beloved story- book characters — including Snow White, Prince Charming, Pinoc ...

    December 2, 2014

  • Review: Dell's M3800 Precision Workstation
    Review: Dell's M3800 Precision Workstation

    If you were around in the 1990s, you probably remember the commercials that burned the saying, “Dude, you’re getting a Dell!” into your mind. If you don’t remember that, you most likely don’t remember ...

    November 10, 2014

  • Review: iZotope's RX 4 Advanced
    Review: iZotope's RX 4 Advanced

    iZotope’s RX 4 Advanced sound repair kit is the most advanced audio repair software available. The latest version contains several new modules, including Clip Gain, Leveler, EQ Match/Ambient Match, Di ...

    November 10, 2014

  • VFX: 'Interstellar'
    VFX: 'Interstellar'

    Even before its nationwide opening on November 7th, there was lots of buzz surrounding director Christopher Nolan’s new sci-fi epic, Interstellar, starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway and Jessi ...

    November 10, 2014


  • Advertising & The Internet
    Advertising & The Internet

    Advertising on the Internet has definitely gained momentum. “While budgets are still generally higher for TV spots than for online films, the gap is lessening and advertisers are beginning to understa ...

    November 10, 2014

  • Post Party 2014
    Post Party 2014

    NEW YORK — Post Magazine celebrated its 29th Birthday on November 12th, with a party at Stitch in Manhattan. Many thanks to our sponsors: AlterMedia, Audio Network, Blackmagic Design, Harbor Picture C ...

    November 21, 2014

Web Exclusives

  • 'Fury': Editor Dody Dorn on working with director David Ayer
    'Fury': Editor Dody Dorn on working with director David Ayer

    Director David Ayer’s most recent offering, Fury, brings audiences behind enemy lines of a Nazi Germany WWII battle, for what is believed to be a suicide mission for war-weary army sergeant “Wardaddy” ...

    November 19, 2014

  • 'Gone Girl': A look at David Fincher's 6K feature
    'Gone Girl': A look at David Fincher's 6K feature

    Gone Girl 's 6K workflow presented a number of challenges. Here, Post connects with the film's director, David Fincher, as well as with several key contributors to the post production process.

    November 14, 2014

  • 'Interstellar': Space crafts, robots & science
    'Interstellar': Space crafts, robots & science

    In the November issue of Post, we speak with VFX supervisor Paul Franklin of Double Negative about how he and his team worked closely with Christopher Nolan ( Batman, Inception ) on the director’s lat ...

    November 25, 2014

  • Content and Communications World 2014
    Content and Communications World 2014

    NEW YORK — Content and Communications World (CCW) took place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City on November 12th and 13th. Here's a look at what Post saw on the show floor.

    November 13, 2014

  • Film Sound: 'Whiplash'
    Film Sound: 'Whiplash'

    The surface challenge facing artists at the Technicolor Post Sound Facility, when director Damien Chazelle brought his feature-film debut, Whiplash, to the studio for audio post services, was time. Be ...

    December 3, 2014

  • Motion Capture: Xsens' MVN solutions
    Motion Capture: Xsens' MVN solutions

    CULVER CITY, CA — Xsens ( is an innovator in 3D motion-tracking technology, and is based in The Netherlands, with an office here in the US in Culver City, CA. The company’s sensor f ...

    November 17, 2014

  • Open House: Sound Lounge
    Open House: Sound Lounge

    NEW YORK — Post recently took a tour of audio post house Sound Lounge ( in NYC. The studio specializes in sound design and mixing for commercials, but also has facilities for long- ...

    November 7, 2014

  • Restoration: 1928's 'Lonesome'
    Restoration: 1928's 'Lonesome'

    BROOKLYN, NY — Independent colorist, post production supervisor and director Jerome Thelia has done a number of HD restorations for The Criterion Collection of classic DVD and Blu-ray titles. The feat ...

    November 17, 2014


  • Review: Akurat V-White Light
    Review: Akurat V-White Light

    Video lights for on-camera or on-tripod use are hard to find with a CRI of 98, but Polish manufacturer Akurat Lighting makes them. The aluminum-cased, high brightness LL2120hc3 V-White fits in the pal ...

    November 11, 2014

  • Review: Shotgun Software
    Review: Shotgun Software

    As a VFX supervisor, a large part of my job is making order out of chaos. In my time at Rhythm & Hues, Prime Focus, and now Silver Pictures, I’ve worked on dozens of effects-driven films and the c ...

    November 11, 2014