Francis Lawrence Director MVPA Director of the Year
F&V: What was the most challenging shot for you this year in music videos? Lawrence: The Black Eyed Peas' "Let's Get it Started"
Making Science Easier in CG
Cutting-edge automobile technology demands a sportily engineered campaign, so when Japanese agency Hakuhoodo Photo Creative set out to create a 60-second spot for the new Toyota Prius, they went to Anonymous
Tom DeCerchio Director On: Funny Spots
Long before founding Incubator in 2002, Tom De Cerchio established himself as an ace comedy director- one of his Bud Light " Yes I Am " spots made a
Robert Rodriguez’s Posse
Troublemaker Studios is as far from a typical Hollywood VFX house as it is from Hollywood itself.
Q&A: Ridley Scott
Ridey Scott is one of the most influential stylists of contemporary cinema, as such often imitated works as Blade Runner, Alien and Gladiator (which won five Oscars including Best Picture) make abundantly clear.
Riggers Gone Wild!
Who let the animals out of the zoo? They did it themselves in PDI/DreamWorks' wacky feature animation Madagascar.
Commercial Sound Design Edges Toward 5.1
If you're seeking the conventional wisdom governing sound design for commercials, you're going to be disappointed.
Panasonic AG-HVX200 DVCPRO HD P2 Camcorder
What's Cool : True variable frame rates, like the VariCam; SD/HD switchable; being able to record 1080/24p (and 30p and 60i) HD-all for under $6,000 With the introduction of Panasonic's new $5,995
JVC GY-HD100U PROHD Camcorder
What's Cool : Interchangeable lens, robust 3-chip CCD, lightweight but professional shoulder-mount form factor, and a patented focus-assist viewfinder that's handy in the field Wondering why JVC appears to
More HD Hot Shots: NLE Upgrades
Adobe rolled out a series of OpenHD certified workstations running its complete video collection that it has opmtimized with partners HP, Dell, Microsoft, Intel and others and their off-the-shelf components