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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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The Future of VFX Work: Managing Remote Artists

Several of the large VFX and animation houses have developed online work environments that allow artists and supervisors to communicate in words and pictures. Some are cloud-based and some are simply Internet-linked real-time systems. And several work with Shotgun. They … more »

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Thriving in VFX: Up Close and Personal with Luma Pictures

The survival of our VFX industry is a very serious subject for me. Most of my friends are somehow associated with it, and they are, for the most part, talented, dedicated and hard-working folks. So I'm continuing my investigation into … more »

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Coming Attraction: Surviving in VFX

I've watched a lot of VFX companies go under in the last decade and it's a shame. Some were run by friends of mine, pretty much all of them did fine work, too. Others, even some of the principle houses, … more »