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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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Google to host Cloud Event for Media Companies in NYC
Friday, October 2nd2015

Google to host Cloud Event for Media Companies in NYC

On October 16, Google is putting on an all-day event explaining how media companies can utilize the Google Cloud Platform and how to incorporate it into existing pipelines. Designed for content producers or those working in distribution, the event looks to be interesting and pertinent to our industry (and it’s free). Whether you are a […]

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Should Digital Rebellion’s Kollaborate Become Your Cloud Platform for Post?
Tuesday, April 28th2015

Should Digital Rebellion’s Kollaborate Become Your Cloud Platform for Post?

Digital Rebellion's Kollaborate is a new generation of cloud-based collaborative production. You can get started with an inexpensive, basic package, which is ideal for starting your own cloud-based editing setup...

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New Consumer Cameras Offer Spherical Views, Thermal Vision
Tuesday, September 30th2014

New Consumer Cameras Offer Spherical Views, Thermal Vision

Curious about new gadgets that enable 360-degree vision, or allow you to see bodies in the night? We weren't either until we attended last night's consumer electronics show. Here are three innovative, inexpensive devices that...

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Aframe’s Use on Production of ‘The Honorable Woman’ Shows Cloud as Increasingly Relevant
Friday, August 22nd2014

Aframe’s Use on Production of ‘The Honorable Woman’ Shows Cloud as Increasingly Relevant

Aframe is one of the top players changing the nature of production and post using a combination of sophisticated cloud storage servers and a Software as a Service approach...

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MAXON Reveals CINEMA 4D R16 at Siggraph
Tuesday, August 19th2014

MAXON Reveals CINEMA 4D R16 at Siggraph

The annual Siggraph graphics convention functions much like NAB does for the rest of the industry – it’s the place to be when new products, whether hardware or software, are announced for the visual effects industry. The show returned to Vancouver this year, and while we weren’t able to attend, we did watch with interest. […]

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Free Version of Interlude Video App Helps in Making Plunge into Interactive Video
Tuesday, August 5th2014

Free Version of Interlude Video App Helps in Making Plunge into Interactive Video

Creating interactive video wasn’t easy in the beginning.  I can remember a time over a decade ago when companies like Avid Technology created some of the first interactive hotspot capable plug-ins for its NLE. Great stuff, but you had to be competent with the whole program to make it work. Later, companies such as wireWAX  continued […]

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Filmmaking Pre-Visualization Reaches Peak Level with ZEUS:Scout
Tuesday, July 29th2014

Filmmaking Pre-Visualization Reaches Peak Level with ZEUS:Scout

Green screen technology has vastly expanded filmmakers’ creative capabilities, allowing for the development of striking visual effects and virtual environments at low cost and paving the way for exploration of the imagination. But how can filmmakers and actors reach their artistic peak when the fantastical environment they’re meant to interact with is simply a sea […]

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New “heads up display” for Blackmagic Production </br>Camera 4K
Thursday, July 24th2014

New “heads up display” for Blackmagic Production
Camera 4K

Blackmagic Design keeps up with users' requests with this firmware upgrade that adds display capability on its Blackmagic Production Camera 4K offering on screen metering with histogram, peak audio meters and recording time remaining...

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IBM’s “A Boy and His Atom” Earns AICP Most Next Honor
Tuesday, June 10th2014

IBM’s “A Boy and His Atom” Earns AICP Most Next Honor

IBM’s “A Boy and His Atom” won the Most Next Award, which best exemplifies from among the 2014 AICP Next Award winners the most innovative and forward thinking work of the year. The honor is recognized with a $5,000 grant, drawn from the AICP Foundation, to an educational organization selected by the recipient. The Most […]