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Events / Article
NYC Production & Post News Launches New Monthly “In-Person” Event Series

NYC Production & Post News Launches New Monthly “In-Person” Event Series

06/20
2012

NYC Production & Post News, the premiere web resource for motion media creatives in the New York region, proudly announces the launch of our new monthly event series in partnership with Manhattan-based Showbiz Store & Café.

Once Was Not Enough: Week in Review Returns

Once Was Not Enough: Week in Review Returns

06/20
2012

We’re re-introducing “Week in Review” from its hiatus. Why did we stop? We don’t like expending any of our web real estate unless we’re sure there’s a need served. In this case, enough of you have mentioned Week in Review over the past few months that we decided to restart it. What is it exactly? […]

Interviews / Article
SoundStreak: A Conversation with CEO Dan Caligor about the Technology Set to Unseat ISDN for Voice Over

SoundStreak: A Conversation with CEO Dan Caligor about the Technology Set to Unseat ISDN for Voice Over

06/18
2012

NYCPPNEWS recently spoke with Dan Caligor, CEO of SoundStreak (www.soundstreak.com), which offers a service that seems set to replace the costly, complicated ISDN setups that have been standard for recording remote voice talent.

Posts / Awards

De Niro, Streep and More at the 7th Annual "Made in NYC" Event from NYC Production & Post News on Vimeo.

De Niro, Streep and More at the 7th Annual “Made in NYC” Event

06/12
2012

NYC Production & Post News recently attended the 7th Annual "Made in NYC" Event. Come with us for our take on what was fun and funny in an evening that includes a standup routine by Made in NYC Lifetime Achievement award winners Stiller & Meara, Robert De Niro's own stab at standup, the Kickstart CEO's refusal to let us know just where in lower Manhattan their offices are located, and other humorous responses from attendees elicited by NYCPPNEWS' own Joe Herman.

Craft / Product Review
A Look at a Versatile Encoding Toolkit – Sorenson Squeeze 8.5

A Look at a Versatile Encoding Toolkit – Sorenson Squeeze 8.5

06/10
2012

As a content creative, you realize that straightforward, potent tools are crucial to encoding video content for all of today's many devices and distribution portals. That’s where Squeeze, a familiar toolset from video encoding mainstay Sorenson Media, shows that it’s more relevant than ever.

Talks / Craft
If You Care About Editing, Buy a Ticket to EditFest

If You Care About Editing, Buy a Ticket to EditFest

06/6
2012

You don’t have to be a pro editor or even a novice to attend. If you like storytelling with images, there’s really no question but that you will enjoy EditFest New York.

Talks / Gear
Blackmagic Design Presents its Latest Gear

Blackmagic Design Presents its Latest Gear

06/1
2012

In a trip to New York in May, Blackmagic Design took over a ballroom at the New Yorker Hotel to present its range of products introduced at NAB 2012. Hundreds turned out for sessions on using the latest version of DaVinci Resolve as well as “BMD Workflow” with the three leading NLEs from Adobe, Apple, […]

Tech / Article
A Brief History of Editing Technology

A Brief History of Editing Technology

05/29
2012

If you’ve gotten involved in motion picture or television editing during the last fifteen years or so, there’s a good chance that your world has been entirely digital from the get-go. If you’re a bit older, you can recall the days before electronic tools came onto the scene, and might even feel younger editors are […]

Tech / Gear
A Look Back at NAB 2012, </br>Part One

A Look Back at NAB 2012,
Part One

05/17
2012

What? A review of NAB one month after it started? What can you be thinking? I’ve never been a fan of instant analysis of new technology. That’s especially the case when it comes to a frenetically paced show like NAB. Most every company thinks–or at least hopes–that it has the potential hit technology of the […]

Gear / Product Review
Useful Tools: Our Review of Red Giant’s Magic Bullet Suite

Useful Tools: Our Review of Red Giant’s Magic Bullet Suite

05/16
2012

Since its beginnings in 2002, Red Giant has become an increasingly important maker of visual effects software. The Beaverton, Oregon-based company publishes a range of different apps for filmmakers, broadcasters and other moving media creatives. Most relevant for our readers are the four popular suites of plug-ins that the company continues to publish, support and […]