Long-time VFX executive Andrew Bell has joined LA-based Method Studios as senior EP/VP of its Advertising division. He will report to Method Advertising MD/EVP Stuart Robinson.
Bell spent nearly two decades with MPC, first as a producer in London and then spearheading its initial foray into Los Angeles. When they expanded and relocated, Continue reading
May 22, 2018
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The HPA (Hollywood Professional Association) has opened the call for entries in creative categories for the 13th annual HPA Awards. These awards recognize artistic excellence in color grading, editing, sound and visual effects in feature film, television and commercials.
The 13th annual awards presentation will be held at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles on November 15. Continue reading
May 18, 2018
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By Brady Betzel
While workstations that optimize the tools you use in the media and entertainment industry are easily accessible, what if you wanted to dial it down even deeper?
What if you wanted a workstation built specifically for Adobe Premiere Pro editing of 4K RAW Red R3D files? Continue reading
May 16, 2018
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By Igor Boshoer
Cloud technology is set to revolutionize film production. That is if studios can be convinced. But since this century-old industry is reluctant to change, these new technologies and promising innovation trends are integrating at a slower pace.
Tried-and-true production methods are steadily becoming outdated. Continue reading
May 16, 2018
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By Brady Betzel
There are a lot of laptops and tablets on the market these days that can seemingly power a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch and landing. If you work in media and entertainment like I do, these days you might even be asked to edit and color correct that Falcon 9 footage that could have been filmed in some insane resolution like 8K. Continue reading
May 2, 2018
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Senior colorist Charlie Tucker has joined Burbank’s Point 360. He comes to the studio after 20 years at Technicolor, where he also worked as a senior colorist.
The UK-born Tucker’s credits include TV shows such as The Vampire Diaries and The Originals on CW, Continue reading
April 25, 2018
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Hiatus, a full-service, post production studio with in-house creative editorial, original music composition and motion graphics departments, has opened in Detroit. Their creative content offerings cover categories such as documentary, narrative, conceptual, music videos and advertising media for all video platforms.
Led by founder/senior editor Shane Patrick Ford, Continue reading
April 23, 2018
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By Twain Richardson
I traveled to NAB this year to check out gear, software, technology and storage. Here are my top takeaways.
Promise Atlas S8+
First up is storage, and the Promise Atlas S8+. The Promise Atlas S8+ is a network attached storage solution for small groups that features easy and fast NAS connectivity over Thunderbolt3 and 10GB Ethernet. Continue reading
April 17, 2018
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By Molly Hill
Firefly Cinema, a French company that produces a full set of post production tools, premiered Version 7 of its products at NAB 2018. I visited with co-founder Philippe Reinaudo and head of business development Morgan Angove at the Flanders Scientific booth. They were knowledgeable and friendly, Continue reading
April 16, 2018
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At this year’s NAB, AlterMedia is showing Studio Suite 12, a ground-up rebuild of its studio, production and post management application. The rebuilt codebase and streamlined interface have made the application lighter, faster and more intuitive; it functions as a web application and yet still has the ability to be customized easily to adapt to varying workflows. Continue reading
April 6, 2018
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