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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
Talented Post Team Makes Adobe Premiere Pro Choice for Fincher’s ‘Gone Girl’

Talented Post Team Makes Adobe Premiere Pro Choice for Fincher’s ‘Gone Girl’

10/22
2014

I attended a screening Wednesday of David Fincher’s Gone Girl. Sure, it was shown in 4K and looked great. But that’s not big news, of course. Afterward I heard how the film was edited with Adobe’s Premiere Pro, an app that never seemed so ready for the big time as now. Now that impressed me. I heard […]

Posts / New Screenwork Releases
Oscar-winner Witz Creates Calling Card Spot Selling Organ Donation

Oscar-winner Witz Creates Calling Card Spot Selling Organ Donation

10/19
2014

If you had seen 'Mr. Hublot', the animation that won the Best Animated Short Film Oscar earlier this year, you knew you were seeing the work of some considerable talent. While a public service spot aimed at increasing the number of organ donors in New York might not seem like the most high profile project to introduce said talent to the US, that's just what happened...

Posts / New Hires
Andreas Dahlqvist Joins Grey NY As Chief Creative Officer

Andreas Dahlqvist Joins Grey NY As Chief Creative Officer

10/16
2014

In joining Grey New York as chief creative officer, Andreas Dahlqvist takes the reins of a storied New York agency that was among those creating what we later called the advertising age in 1917. Grey of course was there as what I'll call the Mad Men Age hit its pace in the 1960s. It was a classic New York agency of what some call advertising's Golden Age...

Posts / Media Biz
YouTube Launches Videolab in Chelsea Market November 6th

YouTube Launches Videolab in Chelsea Market November 6th

10/14
2014

Not much of a secret – it’s been noised about for some time already – but the official launch of YouTube’s spiffy New York studios comes this November 6th. The 20,000 sq ft space is compact for all it is meant to accomplish, but the finish on things is as slick as you might imagine for […]

Posts / People
Cutters New York Adds Austin-based Andrea Mendoza

Cutters New York Adds Austin-based Andrea Mendoza

10/9
2014

Editor Andrea Mendoza comes back to the city where she began her career and joins the staff at Cutters New York.

Hardware / Product Review
How Does Lenovo’s ThinkPad W540 Workstation Stack Up?

How Does Lenovo’s ThinkPad W540 Workstation Stack Up?

10/7
2014

In this review, Joe Herman takes a close look at the ThinkPad W540, a powerful new mobile workstation from Lenovo that is capable of handling demanding production and post production challenges...

Posts / Gear
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 / Posts
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...

Review / 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...

Posts / Media Biz
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?