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Review / Product Review
Is Reallusion’s CrazyTalk Animator 3 Ready for Serious 2D?

Is Reallusion’s CrazyTalk Animator 3 Ready for Serious 2D?

02/21
2017

There’s been a lot of interesting development in 2D character animation software these past few years. That’s good news since many products in the past simply lacked the right tools to do the job effectively. 2D character animators had to struggle with tools such as Flash and After Effects, for example….

Posts / Media Biz
Sundance Notes: Made-in-NY <i>Patty Cake$</i>  Poised to Skyrocket

Sundance Notes: Made-in-NY Patty Cake$ Poised to Skyrocket

02/1
2017

David Leitner finds much to like in Sundance fave "Patty Cake$", which he saw at Sundance 2017. The film was one of 18 Made-in-NY premieres at this year’s Sundance Film Festival,

Posts / Company News
Using Photogrammetry to Save Reality

Using Photogrammetry to Save Reality

08/24
2016

Photogrammetry - using photographs to measure something-increasingly turns up on production sets, with graphic artists using the info to build set extensions, or re-create ancient places. Now one new group - The Arc/k Project - plans to use the technique to create replicas of buildings that are in danger of being destroyed, whether by nature or by humans...

Posts / Company News
HOBO and Gigantic Post Together Deliver Weiner Doc Audio

HOBO and Gigantic Post Together Deliver Weiner Doc Audio

08/22
2016

New York is the documentary capital of the country, with more docs made and finished here than any other part of the country. Many of those docs make their way into festivals and theaters, as well as onto cable TV or a VOD channel. Doing great work with a documentary means treating the audio, digital […]

Tech / Posts
Why Joe Herman Likes MAXON’s CINEMA 4D R18

Why Joe Herman Likes MAXON’s CINEMA 4D R18

08/15
2016

If you think about it, the summer months can be a bit like December for a certain sort of person. No, July or August are too hot these days to try to try to cool down with some image of a December chill in mind. Instead, realize that the gathering sweat on your brow signals that it's time embrace the heat. Yes,for lovers of computer graphics it's time to trek to the SIGGRAPH show, usually found on the West Coast...

Posts / Events
Editors’ Insights at Sight Sound Story 2016

Editors’ Insights at Sight Sound Story 2016

08/7
2016

I had a remarkable experience recently, spending the day listening to editors of top TV shows and documentaries...

Posts / New Hires
Post Factory Adds New CTO Liam Ford and Post Production Exec David Feldman

Post Factory Adds New CTO Liam Ford and Post Production Exec David Feldman

08/1
2016

Post Factory NY is on a tear. Over the past year its New York branch has embarked on a serious upgrade to staff, snatching top talent from the likes of Company 3 and Deluxe. Facilities get suites filled with the latest gear too. Read how two new hires set the pace for their move...

Posts / Company News
PostWorks Hires Fornero, Moves into Distribution

PostWorks Hires Fornero, Moves into Distribution

07/21
2016

Moving further into becoming a one-stop shop for productions that want everything under one roof makes sense for many edit houses today. Read why the new PostWorks Digital Cinema might be a great place for indie directors who want more control over distribution...

Posts / Media Biz
California Still Top Film Locale, Study Says, But UK Makes More Money

California Still Top Film Locale, Study Says, But UK Makes More Money

07/13
2016

Wondering how New York faired when compared to California in feature film, TV pilot and TV series production in 2015?

Posts / Media Biz
Tax Incentives and Added Silvercup Space Help Land TV Drama Quantico

Tax Incentives and Added Silvercup Space Help Land TV Drama Quantico

07/9
2016

Joshua Safran, exec producer on ABC's "Quantico", notes that the show’s relocation to New York for its second season was the latest evidence that “Hollywood is no longer the irresistible magnet it had long been for the entertainment industry’s talent”...