By Dariush Derakhshani
So, we all know how important a color-accurate monitor is in making professional-level graphics, right? Right?!? Even at the most basic level, when you’re stalking online for the perfect watch band for your holiday present of a smart watch, you want the orange band you see in the online ad to be what you get when it arrives a few days later. Continue reading
March 7, 2018
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“Executive producers often don’t speak tech language,” said Aaron Semmel, CEO and head of BoomBoomBooya, in addressing the HPA Tech Retreat audience Palm Springs in late February. “When people come to us with requests and spout all sorts of tech mumbo jumbo, it’s very easy for us to say no,” he continued. Continue reading
March 6, 2018
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Xytech, makers of facility management software, is targeting smaller facilities with its newly launched cloud-based software, Dash. The subscription-based app takes just three days to install and uses security offered by the Microsoft Azure Managed Cloud.
With Dash, Xytech can now manage the end-to-end business cycle for small- and medium-sized studios. Continue reading
March 6, 2018
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Editor Mark Burnett has returned home to Australia and The Editors after nine years of cutting in London, most recently at The Whitehouse. Launching his career in Sydney, working at The Post Office before joining The Editors back in 2007, Burnett moved to London in 2009 to edit at Speade, Continue reading
February 27, 2018
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Norfolk, Virginia-based digital agency Grow has expanded its film and production capabilities with the addition of David Walton Smith, who will take on the newly created role of head of film. Walton Smith will be charged with overseeing all content development and video production for the agency’s clients, which include Google, Continue reading
February 16, 2018
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By James McKenna
The specification — used in a bid, tender, RFQ or simply to provide vendors with a starting point — has been the source of frustration for many a sales engineer. Not because we wish that we could provide all the features that are listed, but because we can’t help but wonder what the author of those specs was thinking. Continue reading
February 14, 2018
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By Randi Altman
Blackmagic, which makes tools for all parts of the production and post workflow, is holding its very first Blackmagic Design Conference and Expo, produced with FMC and NAB Show. This three-day event takes place on February 11-13 in Los Angeles. The event includes a paid conference featuring over 35 sessions, Continue reading
February 7, 2018
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New York City’s post production industry continues to grow thanks to the creation of New York State’s Post Production Film Tax Credit, which was established in 2010. Since then, over 1,000 productions have applied for the credit, creating almost a million new jobs.
“While this creates more pathways for New York City residents to get into the industry, Continue reading
January 30, 2018
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The 2018 Sci-Tech Awards (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences) have been bestowed to 34 individuals and one company representing 10 scientific and technical achievements. Each recipient will be honored at the annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on February 10 at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills.
“This year we are happy to honor a very international group of technologists for their innovative and outstanding accomplishments,” says Ray Feeney, Continue reading
January 26, 2018
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By James Hughes
In Los Angeles on a Saturday morning, a crew of 10 students from Hollywood High School — helmed by 17-year-old director Celine Gimpirea — were transforming a corner of the Calgary Cemetery into a movie set. In The Box, a boy slips inside a cardboard box and finds himself transported to other realms. Continue reading
January 25, 2018
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