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10 Ways to Save Money by Data-Mining Your Render Farm

Few pundits in the business know more about VFX pipelines than Troy Brooks. A former head of studio at Digital Domain in Vancouver, Brooks was for more than seven years the CEO of render-farm management software maker Pipeline FX as … more »

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Thinkbox Automates Render-Farm Set-up for Google, Amazon Cloud Platforms

Thinkbox has released Deadline Cloud Wizard for Google Cloud Platform, a new Deadline feature that automates the configuration of render farms based on Google Cloud Platform. The company said the management of Google Cloud-based render farms within Cloud Wizard is … more »

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Frame.io Integrates with FCP X for Clip and Timeline Sharing

Content collaboration platform Frame.io released its Final Cut Pro X integration today with the release of a new companion app that allows editors to publish clips or timelines directly from FCP X to Frame.io. The release of a new companion app … more »

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At NAB, Vendors and Users Both Got Serious About 4K Workflow

Storage and networking were hot topics at NAB, as content creators who had successfully shrugged off questions about 4K workflow in previous years suddenly found themselves facing real demand for a 4K-capable pipeline. High-capacity, high-bandwidth storage solutions were being tweaked and … more »

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NAB 2015 Video: WCP Media Services

Kenneth Yas on WCP's cloud-based asset-management service, including transcoding and digital delivery, aimed at reality TV and independent-film producers who need to distribute content internationally.

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Shotgun: Should You Be Using It?

I'm not a pro filmmaker. I have no clue if Shotgun is any good or not. But I have friends and family who do make movies and do use Shotgun, so I asked around. And because my research didn't dig … more »

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Larry Jordan on 7 Ways NAB 2014 Could Change the Way You Work

Some people attack NAB with a detailed plan and others simply let the undulating flow of traffic up and down the aisles guide them through the exhibition. Looking for a way to manage your days? We asked Digital Production Buzz's … more »

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Red Giant Launches Cloud-Based Universe Platform

The latest cloud-based subscription model for video and VFX tools arrives from Red Giant, which just launched its Universe platform. Membership in Universe, described by Red Giant as a "community" of editors, VFX artists, and motion designers, is free, although … more »

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VFX Cloud Houses, Part 3: Growing Opportunities

Here are two more cloud houses that are, indeed, quite different. One is based in Vancouver and another in Albuquerque. Yup…in old New Mexico. They each work with remote artists. Both work major motion pictures, commercials and music videos, etc. … more »

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JVC Debuts Live HD Streaming Service, Two Cameras to Go with It

Continuing its push to make the transmission of live footage easier for news-style shooters in the field, JVC today introduced two shoulder-mount camcorders and announced a new streaming service designed to receive live HD content in broadcast-ready form directly from … more »