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Riding the CG Wave

By Ellen Wolff

One of the most challenging assignments in visual effects is simulating photoreal CG water on a large scale. It was only two years ago that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences bestowed Scientific and Technical Achievement Awards to the software brainiacs behind water simulation...


ArriLaser 2

You could argue that when Arri introduced its first laser recorder in 1999, low-budget indie productions could finally achieve the look of Hollywood's biggest productions...


Digital Vision Dailies

While telecines and computers have been around for quite a while now, a number of companies continue to attempt to figure out the best way to join the two technologies to offer a complete digital dailies solution...


Autodesk Flare

As usual, Autodesk announced next year's upgraded product line—that's 2010—at this year's NAB Show. All of the announced products are now available, and who's to argue that the company isn't aggressive in turning out new products and worthwhile updates...


Film Scanning for Commercials in a Digital World

In early 2010, our team here at Mercury Post in Korea started the evaluation process for a new film scanner for our advertising and commercials digital intermediate workflow...


My Post House: Sabertooth Productions

Greg Leuenberger, CEO of Sabertooth Productions, and his small team of designers, editors, and artists provide production, postproduction, animation, and graphic services to a variety of technology...


PHYX Keyer Review

PHYX started out producing plug-ins for Apple's Shake compositing software, and the company has since branched out to develop a solid keying solution for Final Cut Pro, Motion, Adobe After Effects, and Final Cut Express...


New Canon Digital SLR Camera Under Development

Canon Inc. has announced that the company is developing a new-concept EOS-series digital single-lens reflex (SLR) camera. ...


New Sachtler ACE Tripod System

achtler, a Vitec Group brand, presented a completely new fluid head at IBC 2011. The Ace tripod system is the perfect camera support for the growing market of videographers and DSLR filmmakers....


Sony's Newest Handycam Camcorder Broadens the Creative Possibilities for Shooters

The new Handycam NEX-VG20 camcorder from Sony allows videographers to explore the artistic potential of the growing range of E-Mount lenses for shooting cinematic Full HD video and high-resolution still photos....


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