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  • P900SlideShow

    Read and watch Joe Herman's review of the Lenovo ThinkStation P900 workstation

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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?

  • SlideShowResolve11

    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

Review / Hardware
HP at CES 2015 Shows </br>Some Style

HP at CES 2015 Shows
Some Style

01/6
2015

CES 2015 offers up a different HP than the one we have come to rely upon in the post industry. In some ways it's a relief, for the Vegas show floor is a good place to try out its new designs that offer more flair and a spark of cool ideas too. Flair combined with cool new ideas have been missing at HP for quite some time...

Hardware / Product Review
So Just How Good a Workstation is  the Lenovo ThinkStation P300?

So Just How Good a Workstation is the Lenovo ThinkStation P300?

12/27
2014

There are not many players in the pro workstation market. So what about Lenovo, which has been coming on strong of late, adding heavy-duty mobile workstations like the ThinkPad W540 earlier this year. How are they shaping up as a contender for your computing dollar?

Posts / Facilities

FuseFX Goes Gotham, Makes Its Broadway Debut

12/11
2014

Burbank-based FuseFX has gone to Gotham, opening up a new shop in the city's Soho-area. We attended the opening celebrations at Soho-based FuseFX NY, which is already busily working away on the hit NBC series 'The Blacklist' and POWERS, for the new Sony Playstation Network...

Posts / Events
NYC 3ds Max User Group Meets

NYC 3ds Max User Group Meets

12/9
2014

Announcing their final meeting of 2014 for Tuesday, December 16th, the New York City 3ds Max User Group plans to take a look back at the recent Autodesk University conference in Las Vegas. Group leader Kim Lee will also talk about his class that he taught there “From Design to Fabrication: Using 3ds Max to […]

Posts / Media Biz
AbelCine Hits 25, Showing How Straight Talk and Good Tech Support Win

AbelCine Hits 25, Showing How Straight Talk and Good Tech Support Win

12/7
2014

On Sunday, the well-regarded camera rental house AbelCine celebrated 25 years in a difficult and tumultuous business...

Posts / Media Biz
Panavision Gobbles Up Light Iron

Panavision Gobbles Up Light Iron

12/5
2014

Panavision just bought Light Iron, a creator of innovative on-set media management technology. Facing greater competition in the camera rental market, the Iconic Hollywood company plans to broaden its reach into postproduction...

Posts / Media Biz
CCW 2014 Wraps with Big </br>Visions Ahead

CCW 2014 Wraps with Big
Visions Ahead

12/2
2014

We take a slow, measured approach to much of our news offerings - no rushing deadlines just to get the wrong info out on what's happening. Nope. Instead, try our approach to CCW 2014, a favorite show at the Javits that is morphing quickly into something very different...

Posts / Media Biz
Brooklyn College Steiner Studio Grad School Taking Shape

Brooklyn College Steiner Studio Grad School Taking Shape

12/1
2014

The Brooklyn College grad cinema school taking shape at the Steiner Studios in the Brooklyn Navy Yard is coming together. The Barry R. Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema opens in September 2015. Reporter Mary Frost of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle has done a good overview article on where things are to date

Posts / Facilities
Burbank’s Hot VFX Shop FuseFX Sets Up in Soho

Burbank’s Hot VFX Shop FuseFX Sets Up in Soho

11/25
2014

FuseFX’s New York office throws its opening party this coming week. So who is FuseFX and why should that be important? Well, the Burbank-based company is setting up shop in Gotham to get in on the rocketing call for VFX for shows like "The Blacklist" and POWERS

Review / Product Review
Exploring Red Giant’s Universe

Exploring Red Giant’s Universe

11/23
2014

Red Giant's plug-ins offer motion graphics designers, visual effects artists, filmmakers and videomakers lots of creative possibilities. In this review, Joe Herman takes a look at Universe, Red Giant's system of distributing their plug-ins and building a community for their users.