How an iPhone app could launch millions of filmmakers
It's often said that the best camera is the camera you have with you, and for most of us, it would be our phone.
The Long Goodbye
For movie exhibitors, the digital takeover is well underway
Mark Twain once wrote, "The rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated."
Will Thunderbolt technology change postproduction in 2012?
Introduced in early 2011 by Apple in conjunction with Intel, Thunderbolt™ is a technological marvel, a whole new direction for high-speed data transfer, monitoring and signal input/output.
Demonstrated by Rampart, the line between production and post continues to blur
In 2009, The Messenger brought home two Oscar® nominations, including one for Best Original Screenplay, shared by Alessandro Camon and director Oren Moverman.
HDVP examines numerous tips and tools for creating a professional DSLR workflow
It's edging close to the two-year mark since DSLRs were first used on professional motion-picture and TV productions.
Misinformation: Stream On
The Netflix effect
In the past few years, the world of content distribution has changed as dramatically as the process of content creation.
Ahead In The Cloud
How cloud computing is being integrated into the production and postproduction worlds
Cloud computing is a new application of data-storage technology that provides off-site data storage (“the cloud”) to high-volume users.
Coming Up Aces
The IIF-ACES workflow on FX Networks’ Justified is a sure bet
Even though camera technology keeps growing by leaps and bounds each year, a lot of cinematographers have been disappointed in seeing the end result of the HD broadcast of their shows.
There’s An App For That
Will the iPad become a must-have tool for production and postproduction professionals?
While the iPad has become the must-have gadget for consumers of media on the go, HDVP decided to see if the device has much to offer production and postproduction professionals.
Going The Distance
HDVideoPro examines companies and technology that enable productions to share media, ideas and workflows across the globe
Executive producer Mike Young hangs up the phone in the production office and walks 20 feet to the soundstage door.
The Virtual Backlot
Stargate Studios’ Orbis is a DSLR-based tool that shoots amazing 360º immersive environments
Stargate Studios has built an impressive reputation for providing sophisticated visual effects for many high-profile television projects, including Heroes, The Event, CSI: NY, The Gates, 24, Knight Rider and The Walking Dead.
Hooray For Hollywood
Hollywood Center Studios and NewTek create a virtual back lot
Virtual sets have been around for more than a decade, but in an era of runaway productions and cutthroat tax incentives, they’ve never looked so good—both economically and aesthetically—thanks to lower costs and vastly improved technology.
The Right Tool For The Job
Canon EOS 7Ds capture the opening credits of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
Since Nunes had experience working with the Canon EOS 7D on a few MTV promos, he was confident that the small, compact HD DSLR would be the right tool for the job.
Misinformation: Baked Goods
Fixing it in post isn’t always your best option, especially with H.264
“Let’s just fix it in post” is a statement often heard on sets these days.