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SoundToys TDM Effects

SoundToys Inc. (formerly Wave Mechanics) is shipping SoundToys TDM Effects for Mac OS X. The newly released SoundToys TDM Effects bundle replaces the UltraTools and UltraFX bundles, bringing all nine SoundToys more »

Facilis Terrablock 24D

Our company AlphaDogs, a post-production studio in Burbank, CA, had been looking for a shared-storage solution for more than three years. What we needed was hard to come by economically-a cross-platform system. Then we discovered Terrablock. more »

HOT HOUSE: Nice Shoes Steps Out
with HD

Nice Shoes isn't just experienced with HD, they are HD evangelists. The New York post house has not only been working with high definition for at least six years on high-end commercial spots for such clients as MTV, Pepsi, IBM and Kodak but the facility has also taken HD on the road-literally. more »

Cleaner New Year

Mac users can now enjoy the latest encoding tools within Autodesk Cleaner as version 6.5 of the software for Macs began shipping just before the New Year. Cleaner 6.5 for Mac brings extended format support and more »

Blackmagic Design DeckLink HD Pro

Whether you are "future-proofing" a production, or simply taking advantage of that extra resolution HD provides your show, shooting in high-def can provide a lot of benefits. But how do you more »

The New Face of Motion Capture

New York visual effects house Spontaneous motion-captured Bono's face so he could sing to an animated woman in a 3D environment. more »

E-on Vue 5 xStream

E-on software is releasing Vue 5 xStream (formerly known as xFusion), a suite of plug-ins that lets users integrate Vue environments into Autodesk 3ds Max and Maya projects. With Vue 5 xStream, Vue 5 Infinite more »

CES Bellwethers: 1080p Display and High-Def DVD

When January arrives each year, gadget fans feel a familiar twinge that can be only one thing-it's time for another Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. But the show is also an early indicator of more »

Design an Animated ID

Understand the client's language (and I mean their language of design) As stations and networks expand their offerings, designers are faced with bringing more complicated concepts to bear on a single more »

Other Ways to Go: Reality Bites

What's the best way to manage the massive amounts of footage that come hand-in-hand with reality-TV production? more »