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An NLE Call to Arms!

As I’ve posted before, the commoditization of the NLE market threatens to steal valuable R&D resources from future development. It is obvious some thinking outside the…

How Do You Watch Your TV?

An interesting article from TVTechnology.com shows that in the US, LCD flat-screens are selling at a rate that buries the competition by an eight-to-one ratio. But…

What Is Art?

What Is Art?

A good chuckle for the long holiday weekend: From the Atom Films creation Creature Comforts, a series of Claymation animals discuss what is art. The discussion encompasses a variety of…

SACHTLER 4-IN-ONE SOOM WINS NAB AWARDS

SACHTLER 4-IN-ONE SOOM WINS NAB AWARDS

Las Vegas – Sachtler, a Vitec Group brand received five prestigious awards at the 2008 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) convention for its 4-in-one camera support device, the…

Redrock Micro Releases microMatteBox and microShoulderMount

Redrock Micro Releases microMatteBox and microShoulderMount

Redrock Micro unveils the highly anticipated microMatteBox and microShoulderMount accessories for digital filmmakers that deliver cinema-grade light management and camera support at revolutionary prices. These new products build on…

The very, very serious problem with democratization of technology in moviemaking

Times are tough for indies right now – I just finished reading an LA Times article – Cloudy skies for Cannes indie market talking about how tough the market is…

elsewhere- VFX for Flight of  the Conchords

elsewhere- VFX for Flight of the Conchords

Michele Yamazaki of software reseller Toolfarm interviews Brandon Parvini and David Torno about their work on a music video for the band Flight of the Conchords, New Zealand’s…

NewTek Announces Free LightWave 3D Trial Edition Available for Download

NewTek Announces Free LightWave 3D Trial Edition Available for Download

NewTek, Inc., manufacturer of industry-leading 3D animation and video products, today announced award-winning LightWave® 9.3.1 is now available as a free 30-day trial for…

elsewhere- Finishing a feature with Colorista and Magic Bullet

John Flowers provides a detailed look at the process he used color correct the film Wasting Away, a zombie comedy by Sean and Matthew Kohen, in this post to his…

Band Pro East Office Opens in New York City’s Chelsea Neighborhood

Band Pro East Office Opens in New York City’s Chelsea Neighborhood

Band Pro Film & Digital has opened Band Pro East, a new branch office dedicated to servicing the needs of production industry professionals in the Northeast, Southeast and eastern states…