Author Archives: Bryant Frazer

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The Flash “Grodd Lives” VFX Breakdown

Watch this breakdown of VFX work from The Flash episode "Grodd Lives," which earned VFX Supervisor Armen Kevorkian and the team at Encore VFX an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Special Visual Effects this year.

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Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 12 Enters Public Beta

Blackmagic Design today announced that a public beta version of DaVinci Resolve 12, introduced at NAB 2015, is available for download.  The company also announced a name change, dropping the "Lite" descriptor entirely. "This is because there is nothing 'lite' about … more »

Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 12 Public Beta is Available Now for Download

Fremont, CA – July 27, 2015 – Blackmagic Design today announced that the public beta of DaVinci Resolve 12, its professional editing and color correction software, is now available for download from the Blackmagic Design website. In addition, Blackmagic Design … more »

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Pixels: The Short Film

Here's an oldie but a goodie: Patrick Jean's short film "Pixels," shot on location in NYC, inspired the Adam Sandler movie of the same title opening today. (Jean has an executive producer credit on the feature.)

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Fujinon Begins Shipping 4K Ultra HD Series Lenses for Broadcast

Fujinon is shipping the new UA22x8 portable zoom lens and the UA80X9 field lens, the first two lenses in its 4K Ultra HD series of 2/3-inch lenses announced at NAB 2015. The UA80x9 80x zoom lens (pictured above, right) has … more »

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Forever 21’s Thread Screen

Is this 2,000-pound machine the most eccentric large-screen display device ever built? It's custom-designed to display Instagram photos using only different-colored spools of thread (well, that and a ton of computing power behind the scenes).

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How Pixar’s Inside Out Models Real-World Filmmaking Tools

Disney Pixar’s Inside Out takes place in the outside world where 11-year-old Riley and her parents live, and in the inside world, which takes place largely in Riley’s mind. Pixar tells the interconnected stories simultaneously. We see how emotions affect Riley, … more »

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Podcasts from the Front Lines: Editor Roger Barton on Terminator Genisys

Over the years, film editor Roger Barton has carved out a fruitful niche cutting high-octane, big-action, visual effects-loaded Hollywood extravaganzas. Indeed, his resume is chock full of Transformer pictures (three to be exact), along with Star Wars: Revenge of the … more »

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Five Reasons Sony Is Getting into the Drone Business

Sony is starting a drone company—but it's probably not the kind you're thinking. Rather than launching a line of airborne camera platforms to compete with offerings from DJI and 3D Robotics, Sony is offering services that rely on airborne imaging … more »

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Trailer: The Good Dinosaur

See what else Disney and Pixar have been up to lately in the new official trailer for The Good Dinosaur.