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DVS and Imagineer Strengthen Partnership with Monet 2

A new era of cooperation between the two companies is marked by the release of the "monet v2 ' placement station", a visual effects solution from Imagineer Systems based on Centaurus, DVS multiresolution video I/O board. more »

D-Eye: The Constant Gardener

The Look: Hallucinatory travelogueThe new Fernando Mereilles picture is being promoted as a tale of global intrigue, but given the impact made by the director's previous City of God, a virtual cherry-bomb of riotous, kinetic imagery (Miramax kept it in … more »

DAZ Productions Launches DAZ Studio, a Free 3D Figure Posing and Animation Software Package

Have you fantasized about becoming a 3D artist but were discouraged by the steep learning curve and costs? Now is your chance more »

From the Editor: What Is a Digital Intermediate?

What is a Digital Intermediate? Ask any three people in the post/VFX industry and more »

Color Decisions: The ASC Draws Some Parameters for Communicating Choices

Just try moving basic color correction decisions made on one platform to another. Tough job right? The American Society of Cinematographers' Technology Committee is trying to change that. more »

Alias Introduces Creative Bridge at IBC

At IBC, Alias announced the introduction of Alias Creative Bridge, a services program designed to assist senior business managers and marketing professionals more »

D-Eye: The Devil's Rejects

The Look: 70s grunge and grimeRob Zombie proves your DI doesn't have to be pretty. Blown up from 16 to 35mm in the digital domain at FotoKem, these pictures are so evocative of low-budget 1970s filmmaking, it's spooky. Going digital … more »

Multichannel Sound: Intel Brings HD Audio to the PC

Even with the exploding online music revolution driving sales, the internal sound quality of most PCs has remained dismal. more »

Between Sessions with Lou Levinson

Levinson: Projects that are captured in a number of different ways and not put together easily, like what [cinematographer] Bob Richardson did with "JFK and Nixon. He used every film format from 8mm and up more »

Sony’s XDCAM HD at IBC

Sony chose IBC to launch XDCAM HD, and immediately picked up orders with a combined worth of $2.5m from the European dealerships Visual Impact and Twentyfourseven. more »