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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.
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December 12, 2017, 1:57 pm
Apple has made good on its promises from earlier this year, announcing the availability beginning this Thursday, December 14, of its new iMac Pro, a workstation-class variant of its existing iMac line that aims to deliver pro performance in a very desktop-friendly form factor. Built around a 27-inch 5K (5120×2880) 500-nit display supporting P3 color […] The post What’s in the New iMac Pro, and Is It a Good Buy? appeared first on Studio Daily.
December 11, 2017, 6:27 pm
It goes without saying: Fewer shooters these days have any experience with film. Many ‘film’ schools have long since given up the filmic ghost. Indeed, throughout the industry, from commercials to entertainment, the digital world has completely taken over, which leads one to wonder if film references and ‘looks’ are still relevant at all. I […] The post Review: Digital Film Tools Film Stocks 3 appeared first on Studio Daily.
December 8, 2017, 1:54 pm
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has narrowed the list of 170 eligible documentary films to just 15 that remain in contention for the Oscar. The new shortlist includes Frederick Wiseman’s three-hour-plus film about the New York Public Library, Ex Libris — The New York Public Library, Agnes Varda and JR’s playfully collaborative Faces Places, […] The post 15 Documentaries Now in Running for Oscar appeared first on Studio Daily.
December 6, 2017, 9:02 am
Aardman Nathan Love envisioned animated characters from SpongeBob SquarePants, Henry Danger and The Thundermans as Rankin/Bass-style stop-motion figures animated on the twos (every other frame is repeated) in this all-CG series of holiday-themed promos. CREDITS For Nickelodeon: SVP Art + Design: Michael Waldron SVP Creative Promotions: Tony Maxwell VP Animation + Motion Graphics: Kurt Hartman […] The post Nick Characters Go CG in Winter Refresh appeared first on Studio Daily.
December 5, 2017, 8:16 pm
Take a crash course on the history and technology of Technicolor, from the company’s founding in 1914 through the use of its technology in films including The Wizard of Oz and Singin’ in the Rain, in this video by Vox’s Phil Edwards. The post How Technicolor Changed Movies appeared first on Studio Daily.
December 5, 2017, 6:36 am
Ten sequels and six remakes/adaptations are up for the VFX Oscar this year — along with a standalone World War II drama, a space station-set sci-fi horror flick, a Netflix original, and a Guillermo del Toro creature feature. The Academy’s Visual Effects Branch Executive Committee chose 20 films for the preliminary shortlist, and will narrow the field […] The post Academy Announces 20 Contenders for VFX Oscar appeared first on Studio Daily.
December 1, 2017, 1:32 pm
Foundry released Cara VR 2.0, adding new stitching tools, automated 360-degree tracking and 3D stabilization, and stereo tools from Ocula that have been adapted to work with 360 video. The Cara VR plug-in for Nuke was introduced at NAB 2016 and shipped last summer, bringing camera-solving and stitching, plate-correction, compositing and headset-review tools into Nuke for […] The post Foundry Upgrades Cara VR for Nuke to v2.0 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.
Gordon Burkell sits down with William Hoy ACE to discuss editing War of the Planet of the Apes.
Gordon sits down with the directorial team of Christopher Radcliff and Lauren Wolkstein to discuss their first feature film & ...
Gordon sits down with Joe Walker to discuss editing Blade Runner 2049. Gordon and Joe have talked twice previously, first abo ...
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