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Behind the Title: Ghost VFX’s Patrick Davenport

December 8, 2021, 08:34 AM


Industry veteran Patrick Davenport is president of Ghost VFX, a global VFX studio creating high-end visual effects for feature films and television. He was recently brought on to help Ghost grow and expand globally using unifying technology and workflows while also adding talent. Let’s find out more from Davenport… What would surprise people the most about what falls under the title of president? Continue reading → December 7, 2021 The post Behind the Title: Ghost VFX’s Patrick Davenport...

Christmas Gifts for Film and Video Editors 2021

December 8, 2021, 08:34 AM


Need a gift for the film editor in your life? Check out this list of the best Christmas gifts for post-production professionals in 2021! The post Christmas Gifts for Film and Video Editors 2021 first appeared on Jonny Elwyn - Film Editor.

ShangChi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Making

December 8, 2021, 08:34 AM


Trixter has released a making of and an animation reel to offer us a deeper look at their work made on Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings...

Animarkt Stop Motion Forum Hybrid Event Has Starte

December 8, 2021, 08:33 AM


Workshops with masters of film, discussions and artists associated with such productions as “Pinocchio” by Guillermo Del Toro, “The French Dispatch” by Wes Anderson, “Ratatouille” by Brad Bird or “Kubo and two strings” by Travis Knight. Consultation with the most decision-making people in the industry, a chance to work in the Academy-award studio. From Tuesday, December 7th, thanks to ANIMARKT Stop Motion Forum, Lodz will become the capital of animation for 5 days.

Update Maxon Releases VFX Suite 21

December 8, 2021, 08:33 AM


The VFX Suite 2.1 update incorporates improvements to several VFX Suite tools and adds Metal support for Shadow and Reflection. Spot Clone Tracker, King Pin Tracker, and Lens Distortion Matcher are now fully optimized for Apple silicon. Bang has been optimized to calculate blur and glow effects on the GPU for improved performance.

DPA Film Contest Winners Weigh-in on Brand Experience

December 7, 2021, 02:40 PM


ALLEROED, DENMARK, DECEMBER 7, 2021 ― In an effort to support first-time and indie filmmakers through the height of the pandemic, DPA Microphones partnered with Rycote on a “Pay-it-Forward” giveaway in late 2020 from which three lucky winners acquired a full cinema mics kit from the brands. The contest’s prizes included DPA’s 4097 Micro Shotgun, 4017 Shotgun and 6060 CORE Subminiature microphones―along with virtual mentoring sessions, an array of Rycote accessories and other equipmen...

#film sound design#dpa microphones#broadcast audio
intoPIX TicoRAW Technology Added with High-Efficiency RAW Recording of Nikon Z 9 Flagship Mirrorless Camera

December 7, 2021, 10:02 AM


intoPIX is pleased to announce today the successful integration of the TicoRAW technology into the new generation of Nikon cameras, including the latest flagship Z 9 mirrorless camera. Nikon made the bold strategic move to select the intoPIX TicoRAW technology: leapfrogging existing camera limitations to meet all advanced and upcoming requirements of imaging professionals, whether in live sports, film, wildlife documentaries or other challenging environments. Thanks to this addition, the n...

#raw#camera#nikon#intopix#sensor#image processing#z9
Reading is Fundamental!

December 7, 2021, 08:53 AM


Overt the last couple of years, my editing “experience” has mostly revolved around product explainer and educational videos, so when a friend asked me to edit some spec pieces for her actor’s reel, I jumped at the chance to cut some (short) drama. My friend is a very talented writer and actor, and has strong […] The post Reading is Fundamental! first appeared on The present and future of post production business and technology.

Learn the Workflow to Copy Variants in Houdini

December 7, 2021, 08:53 AM


Armin Lotfi covers a foundational workflow technique in Houdini, Copy Variants. Motion Designer and 3D Artist Armin Lotfi starts a new tutorial series in his channel that shows off some of the foundational techniques in Side FX

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