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Rent Control

Stephen Goldblatt, ASC, BSC, remembers the genesis of a magic moment in the cinema rendition of the Broadway musical Rent. more »

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 more »

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? more »

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 more »

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. more »

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 industry more »

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 more »

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 YJ20x8.5B. more »

Swimming in Sound

Adult Swim, Cartoon Network's nocturnal block of animation, has achieved cult status more »

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 more »