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Gear / Product Review
So Just How Good a Workstation is  the Lenovo ThinkStation P300?
Saturday, December 27th2014

So Just How Good a Workstation is the Lenovo ThinkStation P300?

There are not many players in the pro workstation market. So what about Lenovo, which has been coming on strong of late, adding heavy-duty mobile workstations like the ThinkPad W540 earlier this year. How are they shaping up as a contender for your computing dollar?

Gear / Product Review
How Does Lenovo’s ThinkPad W540 Workstation Stack Up?
Tuesday, October 7th2014

How Does Lenovo’s ThinkPad W540 Workstation Stack Up?

In this review, Joe Herman takes a close look at the ThinkPad W540, a powerful new mobile workstation from Lenovo that is capable of handling demanding production and post production challenges...

Gear / Upcoming Event
Live from New York: It’s Post-NAB!

Live from New York: It’s Post-NAB!

Presented by AbelCine and MoPictive Join AbelCine and MoPictive for a night of new cameras, lenses, and other game-changing gear from NAB 2014. This Expo-style event will feature the top manufacturers and offer you a chance to get hands-on with the equipment you may have missed at NAB. Manufactures in Attendance: Arri Atomos Canon Freefly Fujinon Panasonic Sony Switronix […]

Gear / Product Review
The G Spot of Primary Storage? G-Technology’s G-RAID Drives Reviewed
Tuesday, January 21st2014

The G Spot of Primary Storage? G-Technology’s G-RAID Drives Reviewed

I recently reviewed G-Technology's dual-disk G-RAID drives. I think you'll find my review straightforward and useful as I take a closer look at these massive external arrays...

Gear / Product Review
Checking Out Autodesk’s Entertainment Creation Suite 2014
Monday, August 19th2013

Checking Out Autodesk’s Entertainment Creation Suite 2014

Come along as we take a look at some of the enhancements and new features in Autodesk's Entertainment Creation Suite 2014.

Craft / Product Review
Making the Grade the Easy Way: SpeedLooks by LookLabs
Tuesday, July 16th2013

Making the Grade the Easy Way: SpeedLooks by LookLabs

Can color grading be made simpler? That's what SpeedLooks proposes. Joe Herman takes a look at how this collection of 3D LUTs by LookLabs might just give your production a big budget feel without a master colorist to grade it…

Craft / Article
Looking Back on Twenty Years of After Effects
Wednesday, February 27th2013

Looking Back on Twenty Years of After Effects

After Effects, one of the most important tools in every motion graphics artist and compositor's toolkit, turns twenty this year! In this article, Joe Herman looks back at his years with the innovative program which he has used practically from the beginning.

Gear / Article
Manga Studio 5: Powerful Software for Comic Creation
Wednesday, January 30th2013

Manga Studio 5: Powerful Software for Comic Creation

Smith Micro's Manga Studio 5, just released, is a great tool for creating all sorts of comic books or graphic novels. Join Joe Herman for a closer look at this powerful yet affordable software…

Gear / Product Review
A Look at SpeedGrade: Professional Color Grading within Adobe Creative Suite 6
Monday, January 14th2013

A Look at SpeedGrade: Professional Color Grading within Adobe Creative Suite 6

SpeedGrade is an important and welcome addition to Adobe's Creative Suite. Find out the details of this versatile color grading app in this review by Joe Herman.

Gear / Article
Smoke No Longer on the Horizon
Friday, December 21st2012

Smoke No Longer on the Horizon

Autodesk's powerful integrated editing, effects and finishing suite has arrived.