Author Archives: Bryant Frazer

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A Subway Delay Story

Ever waited for-EVER on a New York subway platform to catch your train? Watch how the MTA uses retro CG imagery to show the bigger picture behind subway delays.

The Foundry Has a New Owner: London-Based Equity Firm HgCapital

The Foundry has changed hands, with London private equity firm HgCapital acquiring a majority stake in the company from Washington, D.C.'s Carlyle Group for $312 million. The move puts an end to speculation that the London-based VFX and design software vendor … more »

Panavision Fields 10 Panasonic VariCam 35 4K Camera/Recorders

NEWARK, NJ (May 21, 2015) – Leading designer and manufacturer of high-precision camera systems Panavision has augmented its equipment inventory with 10 VariCam 35 4K camera/recorders. “We’re pleased to add the new Panasonic VariCam 35 camera, customized with Panavision Modular Accessories, … more »


Animal Logic Will Open Vancouver Studio to Work on The Lego Movie Sequel

Animal Logic is opening an animation studio in Vancouver, BC to produce three new animated features in its production relationship with Warner Bros. The VFX and animation studio described the new Animal Logic Vancouver as "an exclusive partnership" with Warner … more »


EmpTV Cribs Stormtrooper Edition

This Star Wars-themed spoof shows why it's good to be a Stormtrooper—but also that Darth Vader can really kill a party. 


Review: Rampant Design Tools Style Effects

Most editors, VFX and motion graphics artists will admit that they love plug-ins. With what seems like an endless variety of modern plug-ins that do everything from color-correction and keying to transitions and film effects, there is a product available to … more »

Cutters Studios Los Angeles Lands Jessica Locke as Director of Business Development

LOS ANGELES – (May 19, 2015) – Cutters Studios Los Angeles is very proud to announce the addition of Jessica Locke as its director of business development. The announcement was made by executive producer Megan Dahlman. Most recently Locke was … more »

Christie Promotes George Scheckel and Bryan Boehme to Senior Director Appointments

CYPRESS, Calif. – (May 19, 2015) – Christie, the global leader in helping customers create the world’s best shared experiences, today announced two promotions within its senior sales and business development team. Mr. George Scheckel is promoted to the position … more »


Autodesk Adds 95,000 Subscriptions in Q1 As Transition Continues

Autodesk offered a progress report on its transition to a subscription-driven business model today, announcing the addition of 95,000 subscriptions in the fiscal quarter ending April 30, 2015. Approximately half of those subscriptions are new subscription types, the company said—desktop subscriptions, … more »


Elle Sasson: Fashionable Animal

Fashion shoots generally command high-resolution digital equipment for high-gloss images. But sometimes it makes more sense to scale back. For designer Elle Sasson, cinematographer Ofir Peretz shot with a 16mm ARRIFLEX camera for a softer texture and a more timeless look. Gigi … more »