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  • P300Slideshow

    Joe Herman reviews the Lenovo ThinkStation P300 workstation

  • SlideShowResolve11

    Joe Herman takes a look at Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve 11

  • LightworksSlideShow

    Lightworks - the potent NLE now goes Mac. Read Joe Herman's review

  • SlideshowNukeStudio

    Joe Herman reviews NUKE 8 and asks whether NUKE STUDIO has Flame on its Mind...

Posts / Media Biz
Amazon Studios Jumps into Production of Original Movies for Theaters, Prime </br>Instant Video

Amazon Studios Jumps into Production of Original Movies for Theaters, Prime
Instant Video

01/20
2015

Today’s Big Six – the major studios that blossomed during the 1930s and 1940s – continue facing upstarts who are leveraging the Internet to grab younger audiences raised on streaming, not movie ticket buying. On Monday, the challenge of bidding for the best directors and scripts got more competitive, as Amazon Studios announced that it […]

Posts / New Hires
Y&R New York Names Leslie Sims Chief Creative Officer

Y&R New York Names Leslie Sims Chief Creative Officer

01/18
2015

Leslie Sims joins Y&R New York as chief creative officer. She succeeds Jim Elliott, who is leaving the agency...

Posts / Awards
Aronofsky and Lievsay to Receive Top Motion Picture Sound Editors Awards

Aronofsky and Lievsay to Receive Top Motion Picture Sound Editors Awards

01/15
2015

Okay. If you're in Hollywood, New York might not be on your radar as "the" place to edit feature motion pictures. But two awards to be meted out by the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) society show that LA's hold might be changing...

Posts / New Hires
Doc Maker Glenn Holsten Joins Up with Alkemy X

Doc Maker Glenn Holsten Joins Up with Alkemy X

01/12
2015

Alkemy X signs Glenn Holsten to join its director roster. This is a bit unusual, as Holsten has built his career in documentaries...

Review / Hardware
HP at CES 2015 Shows </br>Some Style

HP at CES 2015 Shows
Some Style

01/6
2015

CES 2015 offers up a different HP than the one we have come to rely upon in the post industry. In some ways it's a relief, for the Vegas show floor is a good place to try out its new designs that offer more flair and a spark of cool ideas too. Flair combined with cool new ideas have been missing at HP for quite some time...

Hardware / Product Review
So Just How Good a Workstation is  the Lenovo ThinkStation P300?

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

12/27
2014

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?

Posts / Facilities

FuseFX Goes Gotham, Makes Its Broadway Debut

12/11
2014

Burbank-based FuseFX has gone to Gotham, opening up a new shop in the city's Soho-area. We attended the opening celebrations at Soho-based FuseFX NY, which is already busily working away on the hit NBC series 'The Blacklist' and POWERS, for the new Sony Playstation Network...

Posts / Events
NYC 3ds Max User Group Meets

NYC 3ds Max User Group Meets

12/9
2014

Announcing their final meeting of 2014 for Tuesday, December 16th, the New York City 3ds Max User Group plans to take a look back at the recent Autodesk University conference in Las Vegas. Group leader Kim Lee will also talk about his class that he taught there “From Design to Fabrication: Using 3ds Max to […]

Posts / Media Biz
AbelCine Hits 25, Showing How Straight Talk and Good Tech Support Win

AbelCine Hits 25, Showing How Straight Talk and Good Tech Support Win

12/7
2014

On Sunday, the well-regarded camera rental house AbelCine celebrated 25 years in a difficult and tumultuous business...

Posts / Media Biz
Panavision Gobbles Up Light Iron

Panavision Gobbles Up Light Iron

12/5
2014

Panavision just bought Light Iron, a creator of innovative on-set media management technology. Facing greater competition in the camera rental market, the Iconic Hollywood company plans to broaden its reach into postproduction...