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    Guess why these two CEOs are smiling...

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    We take the mystery out of the Javits...or at least CCW2014

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    Learn about Red Giant's Universe in this Review by Joe Herman

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    Joe Herman takes a look at Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve 11

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

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Gear / Craft
A Shooter’s Friend: Ona’s Bolton Street Camera Backpack

A Shooter’s Friend: Ona’s Bolton Street Camera Backpack

10/2
2014

If you’re serious about taking that new DSLR out to shoot photos or video, you can pack using two separate approaches. The tried and true route? Heavy duty bags from long-time gear makers such as Lowepro and Kata. No one mistakes those when you get out on the streets of New York or Mumbai. But […]

Tech / Article
New Consumer Cameras Offer Spherical Views, Thermal Vision

New Consumer Cameras Offer Spherical Views, Thermal Vision

09/30
2014

Curious about new gadgets that enable 360-degree vision, or allow you to see bodies in the night? We weren't either until we attended last night's consumer electronics show. Here are three innovative, inexpensive devices that...

Top Stories / Product Review
Free as Ever, Lightworks Finally </br>Does Mac

Free as Ever, Lightworks Finally
Does Mac

09/28
2014

If you have never heard of Lightworks, you might be missing something. This capable and full featured NLE has been used to cut a surprising number of top feature films. Learn more about it in Joe Herman's review for CineMontage Magazine...

Top Stories / Article
We’re Just About Ready

We’re Just About Ready

09/25
2014

If you've been checking the site over the past few weeks, you noticed that we haven't been keeping up with our usual round of news updates and reviews. So what's up?

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. […]