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  • Why might large post houses be heading for...

    Why might large post houses be heading for...

    September 6, 2009, 6:25 pm
    My friend James Gardiner wrote an interesting post "Are large Post Houses a sunset industry?" and it set me thinking. Now James is writing from an Australian perspective and "large post house" and "boutique" post house have quite different expectations of size than the Australian context. (For example, Alpha Dogs in Burbank bill themselves as a "boutique" post house but in Sydney or Melbourne they’d be one of the larger post houses.)

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      June 22, 2017, 5:30 pm
      The acquisition accelerates Adobe’s position in the cutting-edge 360-degree film and virtual reality media, allowing native integration of SkyBox plugin functionality in future releases of Premiere Pro and After Effects.

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      Siggraph 2017 to Host VR Presentation

      June 22, 2017, 5:30 pm
      Director of immersive platforms storytelling for ‘The New York Times’ Graham Roberts will present a 40-minute talk about the organization’s VR expertise and integration of the new medium into the media outlet’s news reporting through NYT VR, as well as insight into the making of the 10-minute short film ‘The Antarctica Series: Under A Cracked Sky,’ executive produced by Roberts and one of four films in the Times’ Antarctica series.

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      Stuart Bass on A Series of Unfortunate Events

      June 22, 2017, 2:53 pm
      Stuart joins Gordon to discuss A Series of Unfortunate Events for Netflix and what the difference is between working for Broadcasters and Neflix.

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      Film Editing: Sculpting With Time

      June 22, 2017, 12:41 pm
      A video essay exploring the art of film editing and its manipulation of space and time to both narrative and psychological ends.

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    • CES Turns 50
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      CES Turns 50

      June 22, 2017, 12:41 pm
      The World in June 1967: CES occurred just as the "Summer of Love" began amid anti-war protests, civil rights marches, and the sex, drugs and rock n' roll counter-culture revolution — a world in which adults knew something was happening but didn't know what it was. The baby boom generation was just becoming an economic as well as a cultural force, “Bonanza” was the top-rated TV show, “The Dirty Dozen” was the big hit at the box office, and "Groovin'" by the Young Rascals was the nation's top song.

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      Ripple Whips & Ken Burns in FCPX

      June 22, 2017, 9:46 am
      This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training a specific use case for our Ripple Whips transition plugin for Final Cut Pro X.

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    • THE LAST KINGDOM - Season 2: VFX Breakdown
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      THE LAST KINGDOM - Season 2: VFX Breakdown

      June 22, 2017, 9:46 am
      BlueBolt presents their work on the season 2 of THE LAST KINGDOM.

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      How to Fake a Dolly Zoom in Premiere Pro

      June 22, 2017, 5:15 am
      If you're a Hitchcock fan, you're no doubt aware of the dolly zoom, also known as the "Vertigo effect." It's dazzlingly disorienting, but it also requires a zoom lens and the physical ability to move the lens in space, things that aren't always simultaneously possible, such as if you're shooting with a drone. Here's how to fake the effect in Premiere Pro.

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      Adobe Acquires Skybox Virtual Reality Tech

      June 22, 2017, 5:15 am
      Adobe, a company that believes “making virtual-reality content should be as easy as possible”, has just acquired SkyBox by Mettle. SkyBox is the first program to harness Mettle’s 3DNAE technology. 3DNAE will allow creators to produce 360-degree videos, graphics and animations, compatible with formats like YouTube 360. SkyBox has already been adopted by The New York Times, Google, YouTube, Facebook and others.

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      June 21, 2017, 5:31 pm
      AI has won at Go and done a few other cool things, but so far it's been mighty unimpressive at harder tasks like customers service, Twitter engagement and script writing. However, a new algorithm from researchers at Stanford and Adobe has shown it's pretty damn good at video dialogue editing, something that requires artistry, skill and considerable time. The bot not only removes the drudgery, but can edit clips using multiple film styles to suit the project.

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