August 1, 2016

  • 8-Aug-2016
    August 1, 2016
    In This Issue:

    - Cover Story: Ghostbusters
    - VFX: Suicide Squad
    - Director's Chair: Todd Phillips — War Dogs
    - Music Videos
    - Audio For Web Series
    - Storage For VFX
    - Review: Wipster & comparison
    ...and much more!!


  • Filmmaking: John Krasinski - <i>The Hollars</i>
    Filmmaking: John Krasinski - The Hollars

    For many, John Krasinski is best recognized for his nine-season role as the level-headed and lovable Jim from NBC’s Emmy-winning hit comedy, The Office. And most recently, he was seen on-screen as a N ...

    August 29, 2016

  • Primetime: AMC's <i>The Night Manager</i>
    Primetime: AMC's The Night Manager

    LONDON — AMC’s six-part series The Night Manager is set across several international locations, including civil war-torn Egypt, the mountains of Switzerland and the Mediterranean island of Mallorca. T ...

    August 26, 2016

  • VFX: MPC completes 700 shots for <i>Suicide Squad</i>
    VFX: MPC completes 700 shots for Suicide Squad

    On August 5th, Warner Bros. released Suicide Squad, a new superhero film based on the DC Comics team of the same name. Written and directed by David Ayer, the feature stars an ensemble cast that inclu ...

    August 19, 2016


  • Cover Story: <i>Ghostbusters</i>
    Cover Story: Ghostbusters

    It’s been more than 30 years since Hollywood has proven it ain’t afraid of no ghosts. It was 1984 when director Ivan Reitman introduced audiences to the now iconic, beloved supernatural comedy Ghostbu ...

    August 8, 2016

  • Music Video: Gemini Syndrome - <i>Anonymous</i>
    Music Video: Gemini Syndrome - Anonymous

    Brian Cox of Flarelight Films ( recently created two new music videos for the alternative metal band Gemini Syndrome. A long-time friend of drummer Brian Medina, Cox was already on ...

    August 19, 2016

  • Music Video: Korn - <i>Rotting In Vain</i>
    Music Video: Korn - Rotting In Vain

    Director Dean Karr ( recently completed work on a new music video for the ‘nu metal’ band Korn, which ties into the band’s forthcoming album, “The Serenity of Suffering,” scheduled fo ...

    August 17, 2016

  • Music Video: Red Hot Chili Peppers - <i>Dark Necessities</i>
    Music Video: Red Hot Chili Peppers - Dark Necessities

    Working through Anonymous Content, actress Olivia Wilde recently directed the new music video for The Red Hot Chili Peppers. Dark Necessities features the band, crashed out in a run-down house. Severa ...

    August 11, 2016

  • Music Video: Selena Gomez - <i>Kill 'Em With Kindness</i>
    Music Video: Selena Gomez - Kill 'Em With Kindness

    Earlier this summer, pop recording artist Selena Gomez released her fourth single off her 2015 LP “Revival,” The Kill ‘Em With Kindness music video takes a dramatic, black-and-white look at a fashion ...

    August 11, 2016

  • Music Video: September Mourning - <i>Skin And Bones</i>
    Music Video: September Mourning - Skin And Bones

    Scott Rudd is a creative director based in the UK who specializes in music-related work. His career took off approximately three years ago, when work on a music video for his own band caught the atten ...

    August 18, 2016

Web Exclusives

  • <i>Ghostbusters</i> sound artists revisit a classic
    Ghostbusters sound artists revisit a classic

    Thirty years after the original movie took the world by storm, Ghostbusters returned to the screen this summer in an inspired reboot from Sony Pictures. Director Paul Feig brings a fresh take to the s ...

    August 12, 2016

  • <i>Ghostbusters</i>: Iloura completes 500 VFX shots
    Ghostbusters: Iloura completes 500 VFX shots

    MELBOURNE/SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — Iloura ( recently completed 500 shots for Sony Pictures’ franchise reboot of Ghostbusters. The Iloura team, led by Iloura VFX supervisors Glenn Melen ...

    August 12, 2016

  • <i>Ghostbusters</i>: MPC tackles the paranormal
    Ghostbusters: MPC tackles the paranormal

    Post recently spoke with MPC VFX supervisor Dave Seager on the work his studio completed for director Paul Feig’s reboot of the iconic film, Ghostbusters. In all, the studio completed 250 shots for th ...

    August 12, 2016

  • Careers: Editor Suzie Moore
    Careers: Editor Suzie Moore

    Suzie Moore is an editor at Utopic ( in Chicago, where she’s built a reputation as a go-to editor for car commercials. Here, she reflects on her background and education, as well as the ...

    August 8, 2016

  • Careers: Supervising sound editor/re-recording mixer Steve 'Major' Giammaria
    Careers: Supervising sound editor/re-recording mixer Steve 'Major' Giammaria

    Steve ‘Major’ Giammaria is a supervising sound editor and re-recording mixer at Sound Lounge in New York City. Here, he looks back at his early career and the 10 years he’s since spent at one of the E ...

    August 8, 2016

  • Explainer Videos: Digital Brew finds its niche
    Explainer Videos: Digital Brew finds its niche

    ORLANDO — At the Democratic Convention last month, Hillary Clinton once again referred to husband Bill as the nation’s “Explainer in Chief,” referring to the former president’s skills at communicating ...

    August 11, 2016

  • House Call: MPC NY
    House Call: MPC NY

    With facilities in London, Vancouver, Montreal, Los Angeles, Amsterdam, Paris, Bangalore and Shanghai, Post editors recently headed downtown to visit MPC’s New York City studio, where the team — heade ...

    August 25, 2016

  • Music Video: Rachael Yamagata - <i>Nobody</i>
    Music Video: Rachael Yamagata - Nobody

    Singer, songwriter and musician Rachael Yamagata added director and editor to her list of artistic skills with the recent completion of her new music video, Nobody. The track is from her upcoming albu ...

    August 12, 2016

  • Previs: <i>Ghostbusters</i>
    Previs: Ghostbusters

    Santa Monica, CA-based Halon was founded in 2003 as a full-service previsualization company that helps filmmakers by advancing the storytelling process. Through its use of technology and motion captur ...

    September 8, 2016