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September 3, 2019, 1:10 pm
Head back into the Marvel Cinematic Universe with this VFX breakdown where Cinesite reminds you just how much CG TLC went into the box-office juggernaut that was Avengers: Endgame. Credits: VFX Supervisor: Dan DeLeeuw VFX Producer: Jen Underdahl Associate VFX Supervisor: Mårten Larsson
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November 9, 2019, 1:57 pm
Despite some supply-chain woes that led to an unwanted backlog of orders for its hardware products, Avid says the outlook is bright for its recently revamped Media Composer 2019 software, which it cited as a “particularly strong” performer in the third quarter. In fact, Avid sold more new subscriptions to Media Composer, Pro Tools and […] The post Avid Says Its New Media Composer Is Driving Subscription Growth appeared first on Studio Daily.
November 3, 2019, 8:55 pm
Avid had a slower-than-expected third quarter, the company said yesterday, blaming a shortfall in hardware production that left it with a backlog of about $8.1 million in unfulfilled orders. Those orders are expected to ship in the fourth quarter, as Avid finishes implementing a plan to outsource hardware production and reduce its costs and inventory. Also […] The post Avid Warns of Q3 Revenue Shortfall appeared first on Studio Daily.
October 23, 2019, 1:07 pm
The first season of HBO’s The Righteous Gemstones, a comedy about a family of televangelists presided over by Eli Gemstone (John Goodman), pivoted around a mid-season flashback episode, “Interlude,” that turned the clock back to 1989 in order to flesh out the background behind the show’s character dynamics. To achieve the de-aging effects that made Goodman look […] The post How Gradient Effects De-Aged John Goodman for The Righteous Gemstones appeared first on Studio Daily.
October 19, 2019, 7:29 pm
In 2012, veteran VFX supervisor Bill Westenhofer shared an Academy Award for spearheading the stunning VFX work that led to the creation of a believable living, breathing tiger in director Ang Lee’s award-winning film, Life of Pi. Fast forward several years, with the state of the art hurtling past previous roadblocks, and Westenhofer found himself receiving […] The post VFX Supervisor Bill Westenhofer on Gemini Man and Making a Digital Movie Star appeared first on Studio Daily.
October 19, 2019, 7:28 pm
Two cinematographers speaking on an NAB New York panel agreed that the mix of speed and precision required on a commercial set makes the DIT a valuable collaborator when setting the look of a given spot. But they differed, somewhat, on the exact nature of that collaboration. Joe DeSalvo, a New York-based DP who specializes in automobile […] The post NAB Show NY: Why the DIT Is Key to Success on Set appeared first on Studio Daily.
September 28, 2019, 5:01 pm
Foundry today released Nuke 12.0, an update that it said would optimize UI interactivity and performance across Nuke Studio, NukeX, and Hiero. Among the new features are the integration of Cara VR’s GPU-accelerated camera-solving, stitching and correction tools for 360 workflow. That will enable VR headset support across the Nuke product family, Foundry said. General […] The post Foundry Releases Nuke 12 appeared first on Studio Daily.
September 26, 2019, 1:12 pm
A widely reported problem Avid users have been having this week with their MacOS Media Composer systems failing to boot apparently wasn’t an Avid issue after all. Instead, users discovered and Avid later confirmed, the glitch was caused by a Google Chrome update wreaking havoc with the file system on certain MacOS workstations. The bug hit […] The post Mac/Avid Reboot Issue: Bug in Google Chrome Update Is Likely to Blame appeared first on Studio Daily.
September 25, 2019, 1:41 pm
In a clear sign of the times at IBC2019, The Walt Disney Studios announced a five-year “innovation partnership” with Microsoft. The technology collaboration, which will explore new methodologies for content creation and distribution via Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform, is a strong indicator that increasing economic advantages are finally set to make cloud-based production an inescapable […] The post Walt Disney Studios Partners with Microsoft on Cloud-Based Workflow for Production ...
September 25, 2019, 1:41 pm
Frame.io debuted an extended feature set for its collaboration platform at IBC, including new options for secure sharing, improved searching and filtering, and a redesigned iOS app. Watch Frame.io’s video covering the new features, or scroll down to read our summary. In Frame.io 3.5, the platform enables an extra level of sharing security, allowing administrators the option to […] The post Frame.io Improves Secure Sharing, Adds Other New Features at IBC appeared first on Studio Daily.
September 20, 2019, 1:10 pm
The Visual Effects Society (VES) said it will give Martin Scorsese its VES Lifetime Achievement Award. The group said Scorsese will be recognized for “his consummate artistry, expansive storytelling and profound gift for blending iconic imagery and unforgettable narrative on an epic scale.” Among Scorsese’s VFX-heavy accomplishments are Hugo (2011), which won five Oscars including Best Achievement […] The post Martin Scorsese to Receive Visual Effects Society Lifetime Achievement ...
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