• Joe Herman Reports on HP's Global Workstation Launch in New York

  • Joe Herman reports on the new innovative Z240 Workstation

  • Should this camera be your choice instead of a Sony FS-7?

  • Lenovo Unveils New ThinkPad Mobile Workstations

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Hardware / Product Review
Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro Offers a Look at the Day’s Shoot

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro Offers a Look at the Day’s Shoot

12/16
2015

The field of Mac, Android and Windows tablets is chock full of capable candidates that you might take on a production – but would you use one to screen dailies? That’s one use Lenovo might suggest for its just released Yoga Tab 3 Pro. The basic specs of this Android laptop measure up with a […]

Review / Hardware
Lenovo ThinkPad P40 Yoga Mobile Workstation Delivers 3D Power

Lenovo ThinkPad P40 Yoga Mobile Workstation Delivers 3D Power

12/15
2015

You might have overlooked Lenovo's ThinkPad Yoga laptop hybrid line for serious 3D work. You had good reason to before. That's all changed...

Posts / Company News
Joe Herman Takes a Look at HP’s New ZBook Studio

Joe Herman Takes a Look at HP’s New ZBook Studio

12/8
2015

Joe Herman looks at HP's recent workstation launch event. Turns out that the workstation you might use tomorrow will sit on your lap and be more powerful than the one you might have in your edit suite...

Software / Product Review
Joe Herman Reviews Adobe Premiere Pro’s Lumetri Color Panel

Joe Herman Reviews Adobe Premiere Pro’s Lumetri Color Panel

11/9
2015

Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2015 has been out for a while, but with my busy schedule, I only recently had a chance to look a little more closely over the new features. Color me impressed...

Posts / People
Do You Know the Hidden Dangers When Working on Film and TV Sets?

Do You Know the Hidden Dangers When Working on Film and TV Sets?

10/30
2015

On WNYC radio this past Thursday, October 29th, host Leonard Lopate’s guest Monona Rossol offered very relevant – and often eye-opening – safety information for anyone who steps on a location or stage set when working in film and television production. Accidents on film and TV sets happen all the time. Rossol points out how […]

Posts / Media Biz
Study Finds NYC Filmed Entertainment Jumps to Highest Ever Revenue of $8.7 Billion

Study Finds NYC Filmed Entertainment Jumps to Highest Ever Revenue of $8.7 Billion

10/15
2015

A just released report by the Boston Consulting Group states that the filmed entertainment Industry now brings some $8.7 billion into the city and state economies, with good jobs growing and facilities expanding...

Posts / New Screenwork Releases
Nutmeg Creative Works Fast and Light to Turn Out Eikenberry-Starred Mini-Series

Nutmeg Creative Works Fast and Light to Turn Out Eikenberry-Starred Mini-Series

10/12
2015

Nutmeg Creative, along with First Printing Productions, turned out "The Small Time", a pilot for a new streaming online series. Using inexpensive production gear, and talent like Emmy winner Jill Eikenberry, the show spoofs the trying times of small time literary agents...

Posts / Gear
HP Goes Beyond Entry-level with Z240 Workstation

HP Goes Beyond Entry-level with Z240 Workstation

10/2
2015

HP's new Z240 workstations might be entry-level machines but they deliver the latest innovations, including M.2 boot disks, Z Turbo Drives, and the latest Intel Core or Xeon CPUs. Practical touches like removable air filters and extensive temperature gauges help boost the Z240s beyond the usual gear...

Media Biz / Events
Google to host Cloud Event for Media Companies in NYC

Google to host Cloud Event for Media Companies in NYC

10/2
2015

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 […]

Posts / Media Biz
AICP Survey Spots Economic Recovery Behind Surge in Production

AICP Survey Spots Economic Recovery Behind Surge in Production

09/27
2015

The AICP's annual report is always useful if you want to size up the health of the commercial production industry. A boost in the economy has helped production companies, with over $4 billion in direct production expenditures for the first time...