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Media Biz / Article
California Lawmakers Now Target Retaking VFX Industry

California Lawmakers Now Target Retaking VFX Industry

08/24
2014

A resolution now in the California state legislature will create a mechanism that would create a tariff on movies that do their VFX outside the Golden State. Is our local Post NY Alliance in trouble?

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

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

08/22
2014

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...

Posts / Media Biz
DuArt’s Legacy of </br>Unclaimed Indie Films

DuArt’s Legacy of
Unclaimed Indie Films

08/21
2014

Did you know that hundreds of unclaimed indie films - including work from masters such as James Ivory and Gordon Parks - sit abandoned in storage at famed DuArt labs?

Media Biz / Article
Will New York Suffer as Rallies in Sacramento Show Cal Tax Credit Momentum?

Will New York Suffer as Rallies in Sacramento Show Cal Tax Credit Momentum?

08/21
2014

Is California on its way back in taking film and TV production from New York? Read what's happening in the Golden State's legislature and how that affects New York film and TV production jobs...

Press Releases / Company News
Nice Shoes and Optimus Chicago Partner Up for More Work

Nice Shoes and Optimus Chicago Partner Up for More Work

08/20
2014

Partnerships Between post houses doesn’t seem like something that would make much sense. But put a little distance between them though – say 790 miles which is what you’ll find that Chicago and New York are separated by – and it could just work.  At least that seems what Optimus and Nice Shoes are up […]

Posts / Gear
MAXON Reveals CINEMA 4D R16 at Siggraph

MAXON Reveals CINEMA 4D R16 at Siggraph

08/19
2014

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. […]

Tech / Gear
Lenovo Jumps into Workstation Market with Hot ThinkStation </br>P Series

Lenovo Jumps into Workstation Market with Hot ThinkStation
P Series

08/16
2014

Workstations are the workhorses of the postproduction industry, running 24/7 in a busy animation studio, or getting bounced around on a DT cart on a feature film shoot. So what’s Lenovo, better known for their business ThinkPads, think it’s doing by announcing its new P-Series workstations?

Talks / Craft
Post NY Alliance Seminar Kicks Off New Series on </br>High Level Post

Post NY Alliance Seminar Kicks Off New Series on
High Level Post

08/15
2014

The Post New York Alliance, a group of some 50 top post facilities in town, is gearing up to become a real force in helping to direct the City’s fast-growing editing and visual effects industries…

Media Biz / Article
NYC Film Jobs Grow Steadily

NYC Film Jobs Grow Steadily

08/14
2014

Year-over-year, the increase in NYC motion picture employment was some 3000 jobs, or a strong 5.8%...

Press Releases / New ScreenWork Releases
Eli and Peyton Manning Throw Beats for DIRECTV with Butter Music and Sound

Eli and Peyton Manning Throw Beats for DIRECTV with Butter Music and Sound

08/14
2014

Fantasy Football has gone from an office time killer to big-time money with the launch of DIRECTV’s FantasyZone channel. Dedicated entirely to, yep, Fantasy Football, it features real not fantasy footballers Eli and Peyton Manning to help get the word out about the channel via their new rap music video  “Fantasy Football Fantasy”. Butter Music and Sound again teamed […]