September/October 2020

  • 14-Oct-2020
    September/October 2020
    In This Issue:

    - Cover Story: Netflix's Over The Moon

    - The Audio Toolbox

    - Music Libraries

    - Fox's Filthy Rich

    - HBO's Perry Mason

    - Review: Digital Anarchy's Transcriptive

    ...and much more!


  • Director's Chair: Kelly Reichardt — <I>First Cow</I>
    Director's Chair: Kelly Reichardt — First Cow

    Post indie auteurs comfortably orbit the red hot sun that is big-budget, tent pole-driven Hollywood, more than happy to exchange their artistic vision and the eternal quest for financing for a shot at ...

    February 23, 2021

  • Primetime: Fox's <I>Filthy Rich</I>
    Primetime: Fox's Filthy Rich

    Fox’s new series Filthy Rich is from writer/director Tate Taylor, whose film credits include Ma, The Help and The Girl on the Train. The 10-episode southern Gothic family drama is set in New Orleans, ...

    October 14, 2020

  • Soundtrack: <I>Ozark</I> mixers Larry Benjamin & Kevin Valentine
    Soundtrack: Ozark mixers Larry Benjamin & Kevin Valentine

    Netflix’s popular Ozark series recently completed its third season. The show follows financial adviser Martin ‘Marty’ Byrde (Jason Bateman), who drags his wife Wendy (Laura Linney) and children Charlo ...

    October 14, 2020


Web Exclusives

  • Business: Flipbook Studio founders Ben Haworth & Andrew Lord
    Business: Flipbook Studio founders Ben Haworth & Andrew Lord

    MANCHESTER, UK — Flipbook Studio ( is a collective of directors, producers, designers, writers and artists who specialize in storytelling through the mediums of animation and ...

    October 16, 2020

  • Careers: VFX supervisor Bilali Mack
    Careers: VFX supervisor Bilali Mack

    I consider myself lucky to hold the career I have, bringing together my love of art and entertainment into the VFX industry, and seizing growth and learning opportunities to collaborate with industry ...

    October 26, 2020

  • Editing: Netflix's <I>Disclosure</I>
    Editing: Netflix's Disclosure

    Netflix’s Disclosure tells the history of trans representation in Hollywood. The film’s editor, Stacy Goldate, worked closely with director Sam Feder to bring his passion project to life, mining the a ...

    October 21, 2020

  • Leveraging a Shotgun-powered editorial workflow
    Leveraging a Shotgun-powered editorial workflow

    During post production, a synergy for sharing information has traditionally existed between the most efficient VFX production teams and VFX vendors who view the same project data, statuses and latest ...

    November 16, 2020

  • Soundtrack: <I>Away</I> composer Will Bates
    Soundtrack: Away composer Will Bates

    Netflix’s Away is an emotional drama centered on American astronaut Emma Green (Hilary Swank), who prepares to lead an international crew on the first mission to Mars. She must reconcile her decision ...

    November 2, 2020

  • Soundtrack: <I>Ozark</I> scoring mixer Phil McGowan
    Soundtrack: Ozark scoring mixer Phil McGowan

    Emmy-nominated score mixer Phil McGowan has collaborated with Ozark 's Emmy-nominated composers Danny Bensi and Saunder Jurriaans on more than 35 projects over the course of five years. He is given fu ...

    October 14, 2020

  • Soundtrack: FX on Hulu's <I>Devs</i>
    Soundtrack: FX on Hulu's Devs

    Devs is a limited FX on Hulu series that debuted back in March. The show follows a young software engineer, Lily Chan (Sonoya Mizuno), who investigates the secret development division of her employer, ...

    November 16, 2020

  • Strategies for reducing video migration costs to the cloud
    Strategies for reducing video migration costs to the cloud

    For years, there has been demand for a new way to manage and automate data movement from on-premises production environments to the cloud. It has also been in the interest of media and entertainment c ...

    October 13, 2020

  • Streaming: <I>Pen15</I> director of photography Andy Rydzewski
    Streaming: Pen15 director of photography Andy Rydzewski

    Hulu's Pen15, starring Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle, premiered its second season on September 18th. The series follows two middle school girls (actually in their 30s), who detail their lives in the ye ...

    October 19, 2020

  • VFX: Amazon Prime's <I>Utopia</I>
    VFX: Amazon Prime's Utopia

    The Amazon Prime series Utopia follows a group of young adults, who come together online and discover that the conspiracy in an elusive comic, Utopia, is real. The comic details the demise of humanity ...

    November 3, 2020