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Post-Production

CGI Isn’t the Problem: In Hollywood, Reality’s Not Guaranteed

June 16, 2015 |

As another summer of blockbusters rolls around, it seems like the audience may finally be losing its appetite for computer-generated images (CGI) — at least if articles like this or this are to be believed. Across …

Math in the Movies

March 12, 2013 |

The Verge highlights the research of Pixar Senior Scientist Share Tony DeRose:

“The topic of DeRose’s lecture is “Math in the Movies.” This topic is his job: translating principles of arithmetic, geometry, and algebra into software …

The Rule of Six

February 2, 2013 |

A preview of oscar-winning editor Walter Murch (Apocalypse Now, The English Patient) talking at an NFTS post-production symposium, introducing his ‘Rule of Six’, for the Imaginox Online Creative Academy of Film and Television.…

Next-Gen Video Format H.265 Is Approved

January 25, 2013 |

Next-Gen Video Format H.265 Is Approved, Paving The Way For High-Quality Video On Low-Bandwidth Networks (TechCrunch, January 25, 2013)

“The ITU has approved a new video format that could bring 4k video to future …

"The Hobbit" and High Frame Rates

January 15, 2013 |

Leandro Marini, Founder and Supervising Colorist of Local Hero, and Andrew Wahlquist, Technologist of Local Hero, have an informal chat about high frames rates, “The Hobbit,” and the future of movies.

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Frame-Rate Follies

December 14, 2012 |

Ignatiy Vishnevetsky on The Hobbit and HFR (Notebook, December 14, 2012)

The failure of The Hobbit‘s HFR / 48 fps, therefore, isn’t so much a failure of design as it is a failure …

Walter Murch on Editing, Cinema, and Final Cut Pro

October 27, 2012 |

In this comprehensive talk at the Boston FCPUG SuperMeet, acclaimed editor and sound designer Walter Murch (Apocalypse Now, American Graffiti, author of In the Blink of an Eye) begins by discussing some …