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September 13, 2017, 6:46 am
Spinning disk (HDD) and flash storage (SSD) drives are nearly the same cost these days, so it’s no surprise that many shooters, filmmakers, and content creators are turning to SSDs for long-term storage of critical media files. Like human beings, our drives require some amount of exercise to maintain good health; both traditional HDDs and […]
The post Your SSDs Need a Workout from Time to Time — Like Any Other Drive appeared first on Studio Daily.
November 13, 2017, 2:43 pm
The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) said today that sound designer and sound recordist John Paul Fasal will receive the 2018 MPSE Career Achievement Award at the MPSE Golden Reel Awards ceremony in February. The MPSE Career Achievement Award recognizes distinguished contributions to the art of sound in feature film, television and video games. Previous […] The post MPSE Honors Sound Designer John Paul Fasal with Career Achievement Award appeared first on Studio Daily.
November 10, 2017, 1:16 pm
Avid has entered an agreement with NHK that will see its MediaCentral platform, Media Composer software and Nexis storage systems drive 4K/UHD production workflow for the Japanese broadcaster. ”NHK, I think, is a precursor, especially with the Tokyo Olympics coming,” said Avid CEO Louis Hernandez in a conference call with investors yesterday. “All the broadcasters are […] The post Avid’s MediaCentral Platform Will Drive 4K Production at NHK appeared first on Studio Daily.
November 10, 2017, 1:16 pm
The Verge’s Lauren Goode visits the biophysical labs at Dolby, where the company is striving to prove that more realistic imagery — for example, the kind of ultrabright picture you get using HDR technology and, say, a Dolby Vision-enabled monitor — increases an audience’s emotional response to movie scenes. The post How Dolby Is Measuring Human Emotions to Hack Hollywood appeared first on Studio Daily.
November 3, 2017, 1:18 pm
Only the Brave, the Joseph Kosinski-directed feature film about the elite firefighting squad known as the Granite Mountain Hotshots, has something fundamental in common with Deadpool, Gone Girl, and The Florida Project — it’s one of the latest in that small but growing number of feature films edited in Adobe Premiere Pro. That’s still a new way of working […] The post First Assistant Editor Jamie Clarke on Cutting Only the Brave on Adobe Premiere Pro with FotoKem NextLab appeare...
October 26, 2017, 4:38 am
Autodesk updated its Flame family of products to v2018.3 this week, adding image isolation tools with implications for look-development in addition to VFX and motion graphics workflows. Flame’s new Action Selectives allow users to specify only a select portion of an image for applying pixel-based VFX shaders or look development, using masks, keys, mattes, or […] The post Autodesk Releases Flame Update 2018.3 appeared first on Studio Daily.
October 26, 2017, 4:38 am
When it comes to the evolution of collaborative editing, Simon Haywood, Dell EMC Solutions Architect, Media and Entertainment, takes the long view. Haywood put in time as a satellite engineer for the BBC before joining Isilon, and he remembers when editing was an intuitive, linear process that resulted in a videotape that you could hold […] The post How Collaborative Editing Makes Creatives More Creative appeared first on Studio Daily.
October 21, 2017, 6:51 am
Video editors who saw the implementation of content-aware fill in Photoshop — which can convincingly erase an object from an image with a single keystroke — have been waiting for Adobe to develop the same technology for use with video footage. With this demo of Project Cloak at this week’s Adobe Max event, it looks […] The post Project Cloak Demo from Adobe Max appeared first on Studio Daily.
October 12, 2017, 12:10 pm
Using a variety of instruments and techniques, Reverb.com’s Justin DeLay walks viewers through the layers of synts in the Vangelis score for the original Blade Runner. Be sure to read the YouTube comments for additional discussion centered on getting closer to that vintage Vangelis synth sound. The post The Synth Sounds of Blade Runner appeared first on Studio Daily.
October 6, 2017, 3:59 pm
The Visual Effects Society (VES) has created the VES Hall of Fame, recognizing “exemplary individuals” who have advanced the field of visual effects. The professional organization is opening the Hall of Fame with the induction of 21 VFX practitioners both living and dead. They will be formally recognized in an evening program during the upcoming […] The post Visual Effects Society Inaugurates Hall of Fame with 21 Members appeared first on Studio Daily.
October 5, 2017, 4:48 pm
A close-up on Disjointed actor Tone Bell’s face is just the jumping-off point for an animated intro from unconventional artist Jake Fried, whose animations incorporate a range of materials including ink, gouache, white-out and coffee. The post Netflix Series DisjointedS1E9 Intro Animation appeared first on Studio Daily.
Gordon sits down with Joe Walker to discuss editing Blade Runner 2049. Gordon and Joe have talked twice previously, first abo ...
Gordon sits down with Sidney Wolinsky to discuss the editing of Guillermo del Toro's latest film The Shape of Water.
Gordon sits down with Lee Percy to discuss editing The Mountain Between Us.
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