Stephen Goldblatt, ASC, BSC, remembers the genesis of a magic moment in
the cinema rendition of the Broadway musical Rent.
HD Shared-Storage: Avid Serves Up ISIS
Calling the storage market "a new frontier for Avid," David Krall, president and chief executive officer, unveiled a new shared-storage server called the Avid Unity ISIS media network
Gear Eye for the Camera Guy
It's a good time to be a camera guy. Three years ago, who would have thought that soon you'd be able to buy a camera that shoots 1080i for less than $10,000?
Boris FX, Media 100 Ink Deal
Effects and graphics developer Boris FX is picking up the pieces of the Media 100 puzzle created by its current owner, Optibase. Boris is set to acquire all operating assets of Media 100- that is, rights to
High-End Plug-Ins Hit the Desktop
For visual effects artists, a software plug-in - a small piece of code
that adds new, often spectacular, capabilities to your editing or
compositing application - can be the trick that pushes a show up to a
Spinal Tap 11.
DI Data Wranglers
It's been five years now since O Brother, Where Art
Thou ushered in the era of the full digital intermediate.
Since then, the DI has become a fixture both at the high end of the
Autodesk to Acquire Alias
When Jonah was swallowed by the whale, what happened to his customers? And what about his competitors? The whale's competitors? What about all that stuff they both made? With Autodesk's October 4
Canon 2/3-inch Pro Video Lenses
Figuring there's a lot of life left in SD, Canon Broadcast &
Communications introduced three new lightweight 2/3-inch Pro Video
lenses, the wide-angle YJ13x6B KRS and YJ13x6B IRS, and the long-zoom
Swimming in Sound
Adult Swim, Cartoon Network's nocturnal block of animation, has achieved cult status
Canon Brings HDV to XL Line
Users and industry watchers wondered for more than a year if, and when, Canon would eventually join Sony and JVC in the HDV camcorder market. The upcoming XL H1, which Canon unveiled in September