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Cine-tal Cine’mage

Cine-tal ( Indianapolis, IN) debuts on the digital-cinema scene with its Cine'mage HD monitoring systems. The 24-inch LCD displays are built around an Intelligent Display Server (IDS), which includes an more »

Is 4:4:4 Too Rich For Indies?

"There are a lot of firsts on this film," says producer Karl Richards of the suspenseful and unconventional love story set in contemporary New England and starring Alicia Silverstone, Sienna Guillory more »

The Producers Pushes Location Audio Envelope

Maitland is doing more than recording the film's sound- he's making history: this is the first major Hollywood production to rely on software to capture its location audio. The fact that it's a musical more »

Janusz Kaminski Goes to War

As War of the Worlds opened this summer, cinematographer Janusz Kaminski was already in Malta shooting his next picture for Steven Spielberg, a still-untitled film focusing on the aftermath of a terrorist attack on the Israeli team during the 1972 Olympic games. more »

Stock 101

1. Understand Your Licensing Needs Licensing is becoming more complicated. It's not always obvious when a certain kind of usage will require you to buy extra rights to a piece of music or footage. As more more »

How to Conform a U2 Video

Final post work for U2's "City of Blinding Lights" (directed by Partizan's Alex & Martin) was completed at Los Angeles -based KromA, whose main task was conforming a DigiBeta master using more »

A New Look To Optics

"Imagine being able to shoot a pretty girl sitting opposite a man in a room, and within that frame you're able to focus sharply just on her eyes, or on her mouth, or her bag, while the rest is in soft more »

What is Digital Cinema, Anyway?

It takes a veteran editor like Brian McKernan to explain the moving target of "digital cinema." His new book Digital Cinema: the Revolution in Cinematography, Postproduction, and Distribution was more »

Flash Equals Financial Freedom

Cartoon Network's Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi may just reinvent the way animators think about 2D. Many animated TV shows are still based on pencil-and-paper drawings, which are scanned into conventional animation more »

What’s Around the Photoreal Corner

Director Joseph Kosinski came out of engineering and architecture, where he learned and used CAD programs to design. "While learning those, I realized how powerful they are and how I could use them to more »