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Sundance Notes: Made-in-NY <i>Patty Cake$</i>  Poised to Skyrocket
Wednesday, February 1st2017

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

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,

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Using Photogrammetry to Save Reality
Wednesday, August 24th2016

Using Photogrammetry to Save Reality

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...

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HOBO and Gigantic Post Together Deliver Weiner Doc Audio
Monday, August 22nd2016

HOBO and Gigantic Post Together Deliver Weiner Doc Audio

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 […]

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Why Joe Herman Likes MAXON’s CINEMA 4D R18
Monday, August 15th2016

Why Joe Herman Likes MAXON’s CINEMA 4D R18

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...

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Editors’ Insights at Sight Sound Story 2016
Sunday, August 7th2016

Editors’ Insights at Sight Sound Story 2016

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

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Post Factory Adds New CTO Liam Ford and Post Production Exec David Feldman
Monday, August 1st2016

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

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...

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PostWorks Hires Fornero, Moves into Distribution
Thursday, July 21st2016

PostWorks Hires Fornero, Moves into Distribution

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...

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California Still Top Film Locale, Study Says, But UK Makes More Money
Wednesday, July 13th2016

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

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

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Tax Incentives and Added Silvercup Space Help Land TV Drama Quantico
Saturday, July 9th2016

Tax Incentives and Added Silvercup Space Help Land TV Drama Quantico

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”...

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VFX House The Molecule Moves to Expanded Digs
Thursday, June 30th2016

VFX House The Molecule Moves to Expanded Digs

This summer will be an exciting one for the Molecule, as the innovative visual effects company joins the ranks of New York post production firms that have undertaken major expansions to keep pace with the unprecedented amount of post work in the Empire State...