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Battery level meters and why they're so often wildly inaccurate

October 17, 2021, 12:42 PM

Replay: The Great Battery Mystery: Have you ever wondered why many devices from many manufacturers give inconsistent battery readings? We have the answer.

The Gigabyte Aero 15 4K AMOLED: A Portable Editing Beast

October 8, 2021, 08:48 AM

For all you editors on-the-go, you need to read this in-depth discussion on the Gigabyte Aero 15—the pros definitely outweigh the cons.

HPA Awards Unveil Nominations for 2021 Creative Categories

October 5, 2021, 05:01 PM

The HPA Awards Committee today announced nominees for the 2021 HPA Awards creative categories. The HPA Awards, long seen as a standard bearer for creative accomplishment and technical innovation, honor outstanding achievement and artistic excellence by both individuals and teams. Returning to an in–person event this year, the winners of the creative category honors will be presented in a live gala on November 18, 2021 at the historic Hollywood Legion Theater. Tickets for the event are now on ...

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Egypt’s Film Editor Ahmed Hafez teaches a masterclass at Hungarian Society of Film

October 4, 2021, 08:38 AM

CAIRO - 3 October 2021: Egyptian Film Editor Ahmed Hafez held a masterclass about the art and techniques of film editing at the Hungarian Society of Film and Video Editors (HSE) inBudapest, last Saturday.

Dear Hollywood: If We Don’t Speak Up Now, The Industry As We Know It Will Never Be The Same (It’s Gut Check Time)

September 28, 2021, 08:42 AM

Author’s Note: I originally wrote and published this article at my site Optimize Yourself (as part of my ongoing “Dear Hollywood” series). But despite the fact this article largely discusses the current ongoing battle between the “below-the-line” crew and “the producers” specific to the Hollywood craft unions (specifically IATSE), I don’t believe what’s at stake [...]Read More...

DAM News RoundUp 27th September 2021

September 28, 2021, 08:42 AM

A new open-source metadata project has recently been launched. According to the press release, OpenMetadata aims to provide a “single place to discover, collaborate, and get your data right“. We’ve covered the crucial importance of metadata numerous times on DAM News, and we’re pleased to see that an initiative has taken the plunge and chosen to reimagine and consolidate metadata with a ground-up, schema-first approach. The article provides further details on joining the project, along w...

Director Craig Gillespie Talks Cruella VFX

September 28, 2021, 08:40 AM

Snarling dogs and moth-infested gowns highlight the film’s 1,850 visual effects shots, supervised by Max Wood, and produced with an eye towards speed and believability.


September 24, 2021, 08:58 AM

For the sixth year the ASE Queensland branch was proud to sponsor the award for Best Editor at the very popular JMC QLD Martini Awards, held in the State Library of Queensland on the 25th June. Representatives from the local guilds and larger production companies alongside the ASE support the awards annually for the graduating students. […]

ShangChi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Ara Kha

September 24, 2021, 08:55 AM

In 2015, Ara Khanikian told us about Rodeo FX‘s work on The Last Witch Hunter. He went on to work on numerous projects such as Kong: Skull Island, The Boys, We Can Be Heroes and Jungle Cruise.

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