Author Archives: Bryant Frazer

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Pearl

This short animated film directed by Patrick Osborne for the Google Spotlight Stories series puts immersive video to breathtakingly good use. The film is set entirely inside a hatchback where a busking guitarist brings up his daughter as they travel around the country, … more »

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Adobe Says QuickTime for Windows Fix Coming Soon

Adobe said it has prioritized its work on native support for ProRes in its Windows applications, avoiding the need for many Creative Cloud users to have QuickTime for Windows installed on their PCs. Adobe's ProRes implementation is fully licensed and … more »

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New LTO-7 Archiving Gear from ProMax, StorageDNA, XenData

Taking advantage of the latest-generation LTO tape technology, storage vendors are introducing new systems that exploit the advances in capacity and performance. Released late last year, LTO-7 more than doubled the per-tape capacity of the previous generation format (6.0 TB vs. … more »

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Café Super Brasil Ad 2015

This ebullient spot for famous Lebanese coffee vendor Café Super Brasil is best viewed with a mug full of your coffee of choice already at hand — otherwise you may feel the need to brew another pot immediately. Beirut/Vancouver-based Chadi Younes directed through … more »

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Pet Shop Boys: Twenty-Something

Long-running electronic pop duo Pet Shop Boys hired director Gavin Filipiak, best-known for his work with cholo goth band Prayers (PSB discovered Prayers via their cover of PSB's "West End Girls"), to visualize their latest single as a story about the life … more »

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Magix Buys Vegas Pro, Sound Forge Pro and More from Sony

German software company Magix Software said it is acquiring Vegas Pro, Movie Studio, Sound Forge Pro and Acid Pro from Sony Creative Software. Magix said it will take over customer support for existing owners, with new versions expected to begin arriving … more »

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Winners and Losers at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival

In the U.S., mainstream coverage of the Cannes Film Festival focuses on the celebrity-strewn red carpet outside screenings of high-profile titles like Woody Allen's Cafe Society, Steven Spielberg's The BFG, Jodie Foster's Money Monster and Shane Black's The Nice Guys. But the heart and soul … more »

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Review: DoPchoice Snapbag, Snapgrid and Butterfly Grids

Thinking about the products that have had the greatest impact on our working lives and we usually think about the pricey new camera, editing platform, or perhaps a new series lens. And that’s understandable. But when it comes to practicing … more »

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Holiday Inn Express: 360 VR Shower Experience with Rob Riggle

Break out your VR goggles or just get ready to start clicking and dragging — Holiday Inn Express puts you inside one of its showers with Creative Director Rob Riggle in this 360-degree YouTube video ad.

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Making “Darth Maul: Apprentice”

io9 called this Star Wars film "amazing." The Independent called it "genuinely enthralling" and cited its "incredible lightsaber action." Nerdist said "This is exactly what we wanted." No, we're not talking about The Force Awakens. We're talking about a fan film: "Dath Maul: Apprentice." Cinema 4D maker … more »