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    Sony will debut its Playstation Network with the help of the latest VFX shop to open in town...

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    Guess why these two CEOs are smiling...

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    We take the mystery out of the Javits...or at least CCW2014

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    Learn about Red Giant's Universe in this Review by Joe Herman

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    Joe Herman takes a look at Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve 11

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    Lightworks - the potent NLE now goes Mac. Read Joe Herman's review

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    Joe Herman reviews NUKE 8 and asks whether NUKE STUDIO has Flame on its Mind...

Posts / Facilities

FuseFX Goes Gotham, Makes Its Broadway Debut

12/11
2014

Burbank-based FuseFX has gone to Gotham, opening up a new shop in the city's Soho-area. We attended the opening celebrations at Soho-based FuseFX NY, which is already busily working away on the hit NBC series 'The Blacklist' and POWERS, for the new Sony Playstation Network...

Meetings / Events
NYC 3ds Max User Group Meets

NYC 3ds Max User Group Meets

12/9
2014

Announcing their final meeting of 2014 for Tuesday, December 16th, the New York City 3ds Max User Group plans to take a look back at the recent Autodesk University conference in Las Vegas. Group leader Kim Lee will also talk about his class that he taught there “From Design to Fabrication: Using 3ds Max to […]

Posts / Media Biz
AbelCine Hits 25, Showing How Straight Talk and Good Tech Support Win

AbelCine Hits 25, Showing How Straight Talk and Good Tech Support Win

12/7
2014

On Sunday, the well-regarded camera rental house AbelCine celebrated 25 years in a difficult and tumultuous business...

Posts / Media Biz
Panavision Gobbles Up Light Iron

Panavision Gobbles Up Light Iron

12/5
2014

Panavision just bought Light Iron, a creator of innovative on-set media management technology. Facing greater competition in the camera rental market, the Iconic Hollywood company plans to broaden its reach into postproduction...

Posts / Media Biz
CCW 2014 Wraps with Big </br>Visions Ahead

CCW 2014 Wraps with Big
Visions Ahead

12/2
2014

We take a slow, measured approach to much of our news offerings - no rushing deadlines just to get the wrong info out on what's happening. Nope. Instead, try our approach to CCW 2014, a favorite show at the Javits that is morphing quickly into something very different...

Posts / Media Biz
Brooklyn College Steiner Studio Grad School Taking Shape

Brooklyn College Steiner Studio Grad School Taking Shape

12/1
2014

The Brooklyn College grad cinema school taking shape at the Steiner Studios in the Brooklyn Navy Yard is coming together. The Barry R. Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema opens in September 2015. Reporter Mary Frost of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle has done a good overview article on where things are to date

Posts / Facilities
Burbank’s Hot VFX Shop FuseFX Sets Up in Soho

Burbank’s Hot VFX Shop FuseFX Sets Up in Soho

11/25
2014

FuseFX’s New York office throws its opening party this coming week. So who is FuseFX and why should that be important? Well, the Burbank-based company is setting up shop in Gotham to get in on the rocketing call for VFX for shows like "The Blacklist" and POWERS

Review / Product Review
Exploring Red Giant’s Universe

Exploring Red Giant’s Universe

11/23
2014

Red Giant's plug-ins offer motion graphics designers, visual effects artists, filmmakers and videomakers lots of creative possibilities. In this review, Joe Herman takes a look at Universe, Red Giant's system of distributing their plug-ins and building a community for their users.

Craft / Product Review
Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve 11 Adds NLE, Competes With Other App Suites

Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve 11 Adds NLE, Competes With Other App Suites

11/16
2014

Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve, Version 11 has been out for some time. So after getting to know it for a while, here are my thoughts about the latest version of one of the top color grading applications around. But the company behind this new release is not just offering some better tools, but have some very different apps – and companies - in their sights …

Posts / Media Biz
NAB Comes to Town as CCW 2014 Starts

NAB Comes to Town as CCW 2014 Starts

11/12
2014

CCW 2014 starts today at the Javits Center. The show marks a return by the NAB to conventions in New York. When they bought the trade show last year, NAB exec Chris Brown said it was because they had to be in New York with its importance to today's media market...