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April 17, 2012, 7:10 pm
Nice Shoes has opened a new group of edit suites in its New York offices. The suites will run on the same technology and the same network as the rest of the studio's equipment, and will provide seamless transitions from the edit room to the studio's color, finishing, VFX and design capabilities. The studio will offer clients a choice between bringing their own staff editors onsite, or having Nice Shoes tap into its network of editors.
February 21, 2017, 6:02 pm
When director Jon Favreau agreed to take on Disney’s The Jungle Book, he knew that extensive computer animation would be utilized. The major question was how to integrate a live-action performer — ten-year-old Neel Sethi as Mowgli — with computer-animated animals, and talking ones, no less, per Rudyard Kipling’s original story. “In this case, I […] The post Contender — The Visual Effects of The Jungle Book appeared first on Below the Line.
February 21, 2017, 6:26 am
2017’s Oscar front runner, La La Land, has employed thousands of craftspeople, technicians and artists to help flesh out director Damien Chazelle‘s vision of a Hollywood musical with a modern spin. Two such trusted teammates were sound designer and supervising sound editor, Ai Ling Lee and Mildred (Milly) Latrou, supervising sound editor. According to Lee, […] The post La La Land Sound Department appeared first on Below the Line.
February 21, 2017, 6:25 am
Hacksaw Ridge captured Golden Reels for Best Sound Editing in Feature Film for both FX/Foley and Dialogue/ADR. Supervising sound editor Robert Mackenzie stated, “This film really is an example of the whole being greater than the sum of the parts. Everyone put in so much and it really shows.” La La Land garnered yet another […] The post Golden Reel Awards: Hacksaw Ridge Wins Two Top Feature Film Honors appeared first on Below the Line.
February 20, 2017, 6:18 am
Racking up another win on its way to the Oscars next week, La La Land took home the Cinema Audio Society Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing Motion Picture – Live Action at the 53rd annual awards. Director Damien Chazelle was on hand to support his sound mixing team of Steven Morrow, CAS, Andy Nelson, CAS, […] The post 53rd Annual CAS Awards: La La Land Scores Top Sound Mixing Honors appeared first on Below the Line.
February 16, 2017, 6:15 pm
Avid has announced the return of PhraseFind and ScriptSync options for Avid Media Composer, a nonlinear editing program, giving video professionals the tools they need to create content more efficiently. Avid is launching enhanced versions of PhraseFind and ScriptSync following its agreement to exclusively license Nexidia’s Emmy Award-winning media and entertainment technologies and solutions. The new versions are reportedly […] The post Avid Releases New Versions of Editing Tools a...
February 11, 2017, 9:00 am
Chaos Group has released V-Ray 3.5 for 3ds Max, a free update to their CPU and GPU renderer, adding nine major features and a number of performance improvements. To solve the long-time challenge of rendering scenes with many lights, Chaos Group’s R&D team has written a new Adaptive Lights algorithm that aims to drastically speed up render […] The post V-Ray 3.5 for 3ds Max Up to 7x Faster; Introduces Adaptive Lights in New Update appeared first on Below the Line.
February 10, 2017, 7:21 am
When VES director Eric Roth took to the stage at the opening of the 15th-ever VES Awards, he told the overflowing room at the Beverly Hilton that we were all there to honor “the most amazing work the world has ever seen.” Well, okay, that does sort of leave things like the Sistine Chapel, King […] The post VES Awards: Welcome to the “Jungle” appeared first on Below the Line.
February 5, 2017, 4:46 pm
Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Zootopia took the top honor as Best Animated Feature at the 44th Annual Annie Awards, Saturday evening at UCLA’s Royce Hall. Zootopia also received an Annies trophy for Outstanding Storyboarding – Dean Wellins; Outstanding Character Design – Cory Loftis; Outstanding Voice Acting – Jason Bateman as Nick Wilde; Outstanding Writing – […] The post 44th Annie Award Winners Announced appeared first on Below the Line.
February 3, 2017, 7:02 pm
The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced its 2017 Board of Directors officers. The officers, who comprise the VES Board Executive Committee, were elected at the January 2017 Board meeting. The officers include Mike Chambers, who was re-elected as board chair. “We are fortunate to have such esteemed leadership represented on the Executive Committee,” said […] The post Visual Effects Society Announces its 2017 Board of Directors Officers appeared first on Below the Line.
February 2, 2017, 6:19 pm
As the 89th Academy Award nominations have been selected, the latest edition to the Star Wars franchise, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is once again represented in the Best Sound Mixing category. Christopher Scarabosio (re-recording mixer/sound designer) and Matthew Wood (Supervising Sound Editor) are no strangers to the Sound Editing and Sound Mixing categories in […] The post Contender – Sound Mixing, Star Wars: A Rogue One Story appeared first on Below the Line.
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