June 4, 2019, 6:45 am
Apple today introduced the all-new Mac Pro, a completely redesigned workstation for pros who push the limits of what a Mac can do, and unveiled Apple Pro Display XDR, a new pro display. Designed for maximum performance, expansion and configurability, the all-new Mac Pro features workstation-class Xeon processors up to 28 cores, a high-performance memory system with a massive 1.5TB capacity, eight PCIe expansion slots and a graphics architecture featuring the world’s most powerful graphics card. It also introduces Apple Afterburner, a game-changing accelerator card that enables playback of three streams of 8K ProRes RAW video simultaneously.
October 29, 2020, 12:49 pm
John Carpenter’s menacing theme for Halloween sends some into a panic and some smiling. Composed and performed by the man himself, Carpenter’s influences were Bernard Herrmann and Ennio Morricone, with whom Carpenter worked on The Thing. The opening sequence shares some similarities with a film that Carpenter adores, Roy Ward Baker’s Quatermass and the Pit.
October 29, 2020, 12:33 pm
Autodesk has released Arnold 6.1, the latest version of the VFX-industry-standard production renderer, adding a new framework for post effects and for rendering physically correct nested dielectrics.
October 28, 2020, 12:43 pm
Adobe has released Substance Alchemist 2020.3, the latest version of its material authoring software, enabling the new AI-trained Image to Material filter to generate opacity masks for texture atlases.
October 27, 2020, 5:38 pm
In 2012, Boris Schmidt explained the work of Pixomondo on THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN. He then worked on many shows such as FURIOUS 7, POWER RANGERS, THE OA and FOR ALL MANKIND. He talks today about his work on RAISED BY WOLVES with VFX Supervisors Max Riess, Moritz Bock and Julian Lojek.
October 27, 2020, 1:05 pm
Crafty Apes is a full service, boutique VFX company based in Culver City, CA & Atlanta, GA. The company was launched in July of 2011 by three visual effects veterans Jason Sanford, Chris LeDoux and Tim LeDoux. Believing that strong 2D compositing is the backbone behind quality visual effects, Crafty Apes was formed to primarily offer high-end compositing services for feature films and television clients.
October 26, 2020, 7:36 pm
I think we can all agree that one of the most tedious (and annoying) things you can do as a video editor is take time (that you don’t have) to create assets yourself. Sure, we’re always going to need them, but we rarely have the budget or creative energy to make them ourselves. And that’s pretty much why PremiumBeat’s annual Free Week exists — to save you time and money.
October 26, 2020, 7:35 pm
(New York, NY--October 26, 2020) Goldcrest Post is joined by Samantha Uber as Conform Artist/Manager of Workflow Services and Senior Finishing Editor. Uber will work with film and television clients in designing customized workflows to manage projects from the set through delivery. She will also act as a hands-on finishing editor. She arrives from Deluxe Entertainment, New York, where her credits included the series HIGH MAINTENANCE, THE KNICK AND MR. ROBOT, and the features HUSTLERS, A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD and THE GOLDFINCH.
October 26, 2020, 7:35 pm
Here is my detailed review on the recently released Zoom H8 multitrack handheld recorder. As you will see ahead, there is much to like and very little to criticize about the H8 in its ≈US$400 price category. I will cover each function, feature, benefit and performance.
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