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Adobe Stock Rolls Out 4K Content

Adobe has added more than 100,000 4K video assets to its subscription-based and per-clip service Adobe Stock. The anticipated 4K footage is part of some one million video assets and more than 45 million images and graphics that can be … more »

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Leads VES Awards

The force was with ILM at the Visual Effects Society Awards this week. The team from ILM — Roger Guyett, Luke O'Byrne, Patrick Tubach and Paul Kavanagh — along with the film's special effects supervisor, Chris Corbould, shared the VES … more »

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Optimus Creates a Stunning All-CG Opener for Creative Convention

What do you do when an assignment comes along that’s like no other you’ve received? You find the tools necessary, buckle up and get to work. That was the task at hand recently for Donnie Bauer of Chicago-based Optimus Design when … more »

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Autodesk to Terminate 10 Percent of Workforce

Autodesk will lay off about 925 staffers — about 10 percent of its total workforce — to reduce expenses as part of a restructuring announced today. The company said it is "reallocating resources," including consolidating certain leased facilities, to speed its transition to … more »

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Assimilate Adds VR Workflow to Scratch Web

Assimilate said users of Scratch Web, its cloud-based dailies and review platform, now have a quick and easy way option for VR review and approval.  Scratch Web VR streams VR content to Android phones via the Chrome browser. Users just have … more »

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Canon’s New EOS-1D X Mark II Records 4K 60p Video to CFast Cards

Canon's just-announced EOS-1D X Mark II, records 4K (4096×2160) video to on-board CFast cards at up to 59.94p. With a price tag of $5999, it looks to be the company's new flagship DSLR. DSLR shooters will be excited to have … more »

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Backstage at the Eddie Awards

As awards’ season rambles on, the intersection between reality and fantasy was among the themes front and center at the 66th annual ACE Eddie Awards Gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 29. The event, hosted by actor Adam … more »

Avid Media Composer v8.5

Avid Media Composer 8.5 Adds HDR, Simplifies Menus, Offers Better Feedback on the Timeline

It's been a good year for Avid editors, as new versions of Avid Media Composer made high-res workflow a reality on the system, adding custom resolutions that topped out at a massive 8K square: 8192×8192. The latest update, Media Composer 8.5, … more »

The Finest Hours

Podcast: Director Craig Gillespie on the Massive Effort Behind The Finest Hours

Disney’s The Finest Hours is the fifth full-length motion picture directed by Craig Gillespie, and far and away, the largest, most technically complicated, and highest-profile picture he has helmed. The movie relates the real-life story of a heroic Coast Guard … more »

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Review: Sony PXW-FS5

In the past several years, Sony has created an impressive lineup of digital cameras, especially with their mirrorless full-frame α series (α7S II, α7R II) and professional XDCAM camcorders. Last year’s PXW-FS7 XDCam camcorder (MSRP: $9,599) was a big hit among … more »