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    Do you know which New York facility leads in virtual reality production?

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    Check out what we found at NAB 2015...

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    Can a sequel be as dangerous for a union's and producer's health as this one was?

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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

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?

Tech / Posts
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?

Posts / Media Biz
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...