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August 14, 2014, 12:20 pm
Fox/NatGeo’s “Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey” is among the six shows vying for the Emmy for outstanding picture editing for nonfiction programming. Its editors faced the challenge of turning dense, scientific subject matter into compelling television, and said that it probably helped that the creative team came from the world of narrative filmmaking.
August 14, 2014, 5:52 am
Over the last 12 months we’ve reported numerous stories of user who have fallen foul of iLok licence transfers, particularly ones described by PACE as duplicate licences.
August 13, 2014, 4:21 pm
Vancouver, Canada — LookFX, a highly regarded small vfx studio with offices in Los Angeles, New York and Vancouver, has closed its doors — but its staff is not disbanding.
August 13, 2014, 4:21 pm
Vancouver was having a bizarre bout of humidity on Monday, yet the conference continued with aplomb. I decided to kick off the day with a talk on "Advances in Real Time Games." There were very impressive algorithms shown on real-time motion blur and depth of field techniques. Anything that can reduce render time can save money in production. It was very technical but also very insightful.
August 12, 2014, 5:41 pm
I was in the last generation of filmmakers to cut their teeth on old Arriflex 16mm cameras and Steenbeck editing tables (do the math, but I’m old). Since the advent of non-linear editing hardware and software, it seems as though films have gotten — faster, but is this really the case, or an optical illusion? An exhaustive and searchable database of Average Shot Length from the birth of cinema to now is available online, and it shows the evolution of editing in cinema. Click below to see just how editors are cutting films today how they cut in the past, and what this means for you as an indie filmmaker.
August 12, 2014, 12:18 pm
Hollywood finishes off its summer with gusto — in the form of sci-fi action (Guardians of the Galaxy), lots and lots of explosions (The Expendables 3) and bullets on the noir-esque mean streets (Sin City: A Dame to Kill For) with August's slate. Here's our pick of the visual effects films come to theaters in August.
August 12, 2014, 9:17 am
Apple’s embrace of reflective displays is one thing that annoys me. As I type this, I’m looking at a 27″ Thunderbolt display, which has a reflective surface. I’ve got it set up in a room, and at an angle, so the glare doesn’t bother me. But there is a light on the ceiling of my office, and I can’t turn it on because of the glare of the display. My MacBook Pro has glare too, but it’s easier to move it to an angle where the glare doesn’t bother me. As for the iPad, there are times when the glare doesn’t bother me, but at other times it’s an annoyance.
August 11, 2014, 2:36 pm
Further boost for the full range of broadcast, production everywhere and post production systems On stand 7.A20 at IBC 2014, Quantel will be showing new products, features and facilities across its full range of news and sports, production everywhere and post production systems – all designed to help broadcasters and post houses deliver higher […]
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