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  • SilhouetteSlideShow

    Joe Herman reviews Silhouette V5: Roto, and a whole lot more

  • SCADSlideshow

    SCAD students help create the animated intro to Super Bowl XLVIII with C4D

  • Enders-Game-2013

    Check out comments from Light Iron's CEO Michael Cioni about one big problem production in New York faces...

  • FramestoreSlideshow

    Framestore uses CINEMA 4D to create three spots for GE

  • new-looklab

    Got a colorist on call? If not, check out SpeedLooks, a series of 3D LUTs for color grading that's a few clicks...

Press Releases / Company News
14th Street Loft, Production Rental Space, Opens in Meatpacking District

14th Street Loft, Production Rental Space, Opens in Meatpacking District

09/23
2013

Although you wouldn't pound nails into its pretty flooring, it's always good to see another production space open up, especially in this crowded West Side area...

Press Releases / Company News
Vimeo Announces Integration With iOS 7 and New iOS App

Vimeo Announces Integration With iOS 7 and New iOS App

09/19
2013

Vimeo continues to set itself apart from being just another streaming video service. The Chelsea-based company has of course made its name as the class act for streaming video with an art house twist. At the recent Toronto International Film Festival, Vimeo offered some indie filmmakers a $10,000 advance to make their movies available via Vimeo On Demand. Unfortunately, this week Vimeo lost its bid to toss out a Capitol Records' copyright lawsuit over user-generated lip-sync videos...

News Analysis / Media Biz
Blackmagic Design Does </br>IBC Right

Blackmagic Design Does
IBC Right

09/19
2013

While they didn't make announcements about cameras, Blackmagic Design did use IBC 2013 to introduce significant upgrades to its production and postproduction product line. Moves to UltraHD and 4K capable tech

Press Releases / New ScreenWork Releases
Shutterstock Grows Video Collection with Top Filmmakers

Shutterstock Grows Video Collection with Top Filmmakers

09/19
2013

Footage supplier Shutterstock continues to add to its suppliers of top notch content. The local company will be moving into new digs by year end...

Press Releases / Company News
The Napoleon Group Celebrates New Flatiron Facility

The Napoleon Group Celebrates New Flatiron Facility

09/17
2013

Founded in 1985, The Napoleon Group, a full-service previz and postproduction company, created its dream studio – some 14,000 square feet of it – and recently moved into it. Over the years, the company has created test spots for top New York agencies including Publicis, McCann-Erickson, Saatchi & Saatchi, DDB, and BBDO…

Press Releases / New Hires
Bodega Signs Creative Director/Director Ben Orisich

Bodega Signs Creative Director/Director Ben Orisich

09/16
2013

Chelsea-based Bodega Studios - its West coast office is in San Francisco - calls itself "the passionate nerdy." The company works for top-tier companies such as IBM, Toyota and McDonalds, claiming it will "inject your project with geeky enthusiasm." What Bodega Studios mean by geeky, well, we're just not sure. But the director's reels are worth checking out...

Software Review / Media Biz
Adobe Creative Cloud at IBC – Do Updates Still Matter?

Adobe Creative Cloud at IBC – Do Updates Still Matter?

09/13
2013

With its IBC-timed announcement of some 150 upgrades to the cloud version of that bedrock app collection for motion artists, Adobe Creative Suite CC shows it can mature at a regular clip. But what does it mean to announce upgrades when the whole idea was for this need to disappear...?

Press Releases / New ScreenWork Releases
Juniper Jones Promotes Spike TV’s Martial Arts Bellator MMA with Fire

Juniper Jones Promotes Spike TV’s Martial Arts Bellator MMA with Fire

09/13
2013

Juniper Jones goes for a striking, atmospheric result in another distinctive spot from this DUMBO-based house. The Autodesk 3ds MAX plugin FumeFX provided the effective fire effects in this spot...

Gear / Craft
HP’s Hot New ZBooks, Workstations and Displays

HP’s Hot New ZBooks, Workstations and Displays

09/12
2013

I’m always interested when it comes time for HP to show a batch of new workstations. While others are excited to know what is happening in tablets and smartphones, workstations are part of what I need to keep up to date with so I can do my job. HP’s Z series of workstations lead the […]

Stock Footage / Press Releases
HBO Archives Offers Classic Sports Footage For Playback And Clip Licensing

HBO Archives Offers Classic Sports Footage For Playback And Clip Licensing

09/11
2013

HBO has been in business since 1973, and in the business of selling sports from the very beginning. Its first big hit came in 1975 when it broadcast the Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier "Thrilla in Manila" boxing match. Now, HBO is organizing and cataloging this and the rest of its millions of feet of footage. You can phone or email the New York office if you don't find what you want, as they still do have a lot of metadata to create...