Author Archives: Bryant Frazer

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NAB 2014 Video: Cooke Optics

Les Zellan on how a big plan for some new anamorphic funkiness came together at last year's NAB.

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Bears on Stairs

Is the ultimate computer-generated animation one that actually exists, a frame at a time, in the real world? Design and animation firm DBLG converted digital character animation from Blue Zoo to 3D-printed figures that could be animated using a traditional … more »

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New Cinemartin Premiere Pro Plug-in Enables ProRes, HEVC Export on Windows

Cinemartin said today that its new Cinec Plin plug-in would let Premiere Pro editors working on Windows machines export directly from the timeline using both ProRes and HEVC H.265 codecs. The company said all versions of ProRes 422 are supported, … more »

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NAB Top 10: Big Ideas in Production and Post

As always, picking the top products at an NAB show is a tricky task. Yes, some technology is an obvious game-changer right out of the gate, while other innovations either founder on their way out of the factory or stumble … more »

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NAB 2014 Video: Thales-Angenieux

Eva Paryzka introduces James Mathers to the new Optimo Style line of zoom lenses as well as some wider anamorphics coming in time for NAB 2015.

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NAB 2014 Video: K5600

Ryan Smith and James Mathers still believe in HMIs. K5600's Smith introduces the Evolution kits, featuring the new Alpha 200W fresnel, and some other new lights from NAB.

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NAB 2014 Video: Codex Digital

Codex's Sarah Priestnall says one workflow for every camera is the best policy, describing Phantom, Red and VariCam workflows, and shows the tiny Codex Action Cam, designed for VFX and witness-camera applications.

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12 Best Long Takes in Film History

Or, how to start an epic argument among film geeks. There is some terrific camerawork on tap in these scenes, but is Alfonso Cuarón really the master of the long take?

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DuArt, 2G Digital Team Up on Post-Production, Digital Supply Chain

A bi-coastal agreement between Burbank's 2G Digital and New York's DuArt will extend options for post-production and digital supply chain services. A dedicated high-speed data link between the two companies will allow 2G clients with encoding and distribution jobs on … more »

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Trailer: Gone Girl

The run of oddball music choices for the trailers of David Fincher movies continues with Gone Girl, an adaptation of the best-selling novel whose first preview is scored to a cover of the 1974 Charles Aznavour single "She" by Psychedelic … more »