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David Bowie: Blackstar

If you like the challenge of explaining the inexplicable, take a shot at parsing the imagery of the music video for "Blackstar," the latest release by back-from-retirement rocker David Bowie. For some background, check out Noisey's interview with director Johan … more »

VFX Supervisor Pat McClung Joins FuseFX

Industry veteran Pat McClung has joined Burbank's FuseFX as an on-set and facility based VFX supervisor. A two-time Oscar nominee for his work on True Lies and Armageddon, McClung's earliest credits include Star Trek: The Motion Picture and The Empire … more »


FOR-A’s HVS-2000 Vision Mixer Has a New Control Panel

FOR-A said it's expanding the panel for the HVS-2000 Hanabi switcher to include three rows of controls. The mixer will be shown at IBC with GearLink's control software, offering control of the full system from one screen.  Introduced at IBC … more »


Recipes for Delicious Kitchens

Ikea cooks up an adorably tiny (but space efficient!) kitchen in this spot promoting its latest catalog. It's directed by Javier Laurenco for agency BBH Asia Pacific. The DP was Juan Maglione.


Taylor Swift: Wildest Dreams

Lush even by Taylor Swift's rarefied standards, the "Wildest Dreams" video was shot partly on location in Africa by director Joseph Kahn and DP Christopher Probst. (That's Clint Eastwood's youngest son, Scott Eastwood, in the leading-man role.)  Chancler Haynes edited … more »


Autodesk Announces New Updates of Maya, 3ds Max

The newest update to 3ds Max will be available today, and an updated Maya is coming September 9, Autodesk said yesterday at SIGGRAPH. Headlining the new features in 3ds Max 2016 Extension 1 are new Geodesic Voxel and Heat Map … more »


Tilting the Streets of San Francisco

It's the dancers, not the streets, that are askew in this video that playfully uses tilted cameras to gravity-defying effect. It's directed by Ross Ching and features self-described viral video consultant Karen X. Cheng of "Donut Selfie" fame. 


ASC Names Nominees for Feature Film Cinematography

The ASC today announced five nominees for its Outstanding Achievement award for theatrical motion pictures. The most familiar face in the line-up will be that of Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC, who earned his 13th ASC nomination this year for his work … more »


Beyoncé “7/11″

Beyoncé is the top-earning woman in music, earning $115 million in 2014, according to Forbes. She can afford whatever she wants. Even so, her new video is a completely low-budget affair — just Beyoncé and a few friends dancing around the … more »


Maxon Reveals Feature Set for Cinema 4D R16

Maxon announced Cinema 4D Release 16) C4D R16, the new version of its 3D software for Windows and OS X that will be displayed at SIGGRAPH 2014. Features include the PolyPen — a new "Super-tool" replacement for the Create Polygon … more »