Author Archives: Bryant Frazer

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James “Moving On”

Stop-motion animator Ainslie Henderson says he got the idea for this music video about birth, life, and death (not necessarily in that order) when he walked past "a typical Edinburgh knitwear shop." Michael Hughes was the lead animator.


Get Ready to Geek Out at Cine Gear Expo 2014

The exhibits at Cine Gear Expo, an expansive annual showcase for the best in production gear and accessories, open at 5 p.m. PT this afternoon at The Studios at Paramount in Hollywood and continue tomorrow (Saturday). If you're going, you … more »


Turn Down for Spock (Star Trek Stabilized!)

Ever watch one of those scenes on Star Trek where everyone on the U.S.S. Enterprise falls out of their chairs, pretending the starship is lurching while someone shakes the camera, and wonder how silly it must have looked like on … more »

Storage Q&A: Small Tree’s Steve Modica on Disk Fragmentation

Disk fragmentation is a common issue when it comes to storage — especially if the quantity of media you need to keep on spinning disk is approaching the capacity of the storage volumes you have available. Fortunately, fragmentation can be … more »


Grading House of Cards in 4K: It’s Scary Because It’s Real

Working on a show for Netflix isn't your typical episodic TV job. For one thing, an entire season of TV is released to Netflix viewers all at once, which creates a nontraditional production schedule. For another thing, Netflix is committed … more »


Review: Dell Precision M3800 Workstation

When Apple announced the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display back in June 2012, a lot of people wondered if there would ever be a similar PC-based version. Apparently, Dell got the message. The company has launched a mobile workstation … more »


Jack White “Lazaretto”

There's just a ton of rock-and-roll attitude in this black-and-white clip for the title track from guitar hero Jack White's new album. It's directed by French duo Jonas & Francois.


Sound Devices Launches New Video Devices Brand

Acknowledging the increasing prominence of video products in its catalog, Sound Devices has created a new Video Devices brand for gear including, for now, the Pix series of camera- and rack-mounted video recorders. With the new brand comes a new … more »

Pablo Rio and Genetic Engineering 2 Set to Provide 4K 60p Color and Finishing at FIFA World Cup in Brazil

Newbury, UK, 3 June 2014: Quantel has supplied a Genetic Engineering 2 (GE2) system for Sony's 4K installation at the HBS production facility at the forthcoming FIFA World Cup (TM) in Brazil. Sony is delivery partner to FIFA (Fédération Internationale … more »


Top Seven Takeaways from Apple’s WWDC Keynote

What's been cooking in Cupertino? Today was the big keynote address at Apple's World Wide Developer's Conference (WWDC), in which Apple CEO Tim Cook rolled out the company's latest and greatest for an audience of software developers — as well … more »