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Posts / Media Biz
British Ex-Pat Sees Leaving EU as Gain for UK Production

British Ex-Pat Sees Leaving EU as Gain for UK Production

06/30
2016

"I might be missing something, but while many inside entertainment appear to be very pessimistic about the effect of Brexit on their chances for obtaining investment, a huge opportunity for the UK film and TV industry is being overlooked. "As a British film and TV producer working in Hollywood, I wanted to offer a contrary view from the outside...

Posts / New Hires
GPL Tech Hires Chris Peterson to Head Up East Coast Sales and Operations

GPL Tech Hires Chris Peterson to Head Up East Coast Sales and Operations

06/29
2016

GPL Technologies, a leading provider of IT services to the media and entertainment industry, has chosen post production industry veteran Chris Peterson to lead its office on the East Coast. Peterson, who will serve as Account Manager/Northeast from GPL’s New York office, brings extensive experience as a producer, post production executive and marketing specialist. He […]

Posts / Events
Go Behind the Scenes with the New York on Location Street Fair

Go Behind the Scenes with the New York on Location Street Fair

05/21
2016

Want a behind-the-scenes look at film production in New York? You can get that this Sunday May 22nd – along with what’s promised as a “family-friendly” street fair – if you head on over to the Kaufman Astoria Studios and the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens. The two institutions sit next to each […]

Posts / Events
Director Kiira Benzing Tells How She Made Her Winning VR Short

Director Kiira Benzing Tells How She Made Her Winning VR Short

03/17
2016

Virtual reality is shaping up to be the greatest transformation in media ever. Or that's what all the hype says. Find out more by attending tonight's talk by director Kiira Benzing...

Review / Hardware
D.W. Leitner Reviews OWC’s Thunderbolt 2 Dock

D.W. Leitner Reviews OWC’s Thunderbolt 2 Dock

12/31
2015

David Leitner has a test drive of OWC's Thunderbolt 2 Dock. He leads off by pointing out that "You can’t be too rich or too thin, or have too many USB 3.0 ports, especially if you rely on a MacBook Pro for editing and post..."

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 […]