NUKE STUDIO Packs Up VFX, Editorial and Finishing

Published on Thursday, 10 April 2014

NAB The Foundry’s NUKE STUDIO incorporates tools for VFX, editorial and
finishing into one application for independent artists as well as teams working
on fast turnaround projects.

Red Giant Redesigns Looks, Audio & Motion Graphics for Video

Published on Monday, 31 March 2014

NAB Red Giant is rebuilding Magic Bullet Looks treatments for video, Red-giant-MBL_color-UI
PluralEyes automated audio/video analysis and sync tool, and Trapcode
Mir motion graphics plug-in for After Effects.

Blackmagic MultiDock Accelerates Transfers with Thunderbolt 2

Published on Monday, 24 March 2014

The Blackmagic Design MultiDock docking device now has Thunderbolt 2 Blackmagic-multidock
connectivity for high enough transfer speeds to support  editing and colour
correction directly from source disks.

CoreMelt TrackX & Imagineer mocha Bring Tracking Tools to FCP X

Published on Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Imagineer and CoreMelt have developed the TrackX plug-in for FCP X Coremelt-trackx-mocha
editors, powered by mocha to precisely track camera motion, objects
and people for VFX and screen composites.

Baselight Looks ‘Under the Skin’ for Dirty Looks & One of Us

Published on Sunday, 16 March 2014

Dirty Looks Baselight colour grading studio in London handled the finish of Filmlight-jackie-chan2
the film ‘Under the Skin’, working alongside their partner at the same location,
One of Us, who completed VFX.

Blackmagic Resolve 10.1 Expands FCP Editing & Stereo 3D Tools

Published on Monday, 20 January 2014

Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 10.1 software is updated with faster, Blackmagic-davinci-resolve-editpage
more complete editing and 3D stereoscopic tools, plus support for Final
Cut Pro X 10.1.

FilmLight Integrates with Codex, Dolby, The Foundry & Sony

Published on Wednesday, 12 March 2014

At NAB 2014 FilmLight will be focusing on colour management as part of FilmLight-Baselight-Prism-Pixels
collaborative workflows, on set or in post, with four partners – Codex, Dolby,
The Foundry and Sony.

LipSync Post Brings Pemberley to Life for BBC’s Drama Series

Published on Tuesday, 24 December 2013

LipSync Post handled full post production and deliverables for BBC LipSync-Pemberley2
One’s series ‘Death Comes To Pemberley’, completing the colour
grade, online editing, sound, visual effects and titles.

Diamond Bros. Run with FILA Doco Series on EditShare

Published on Wednesday, 05 March 2014

The Diamond Bros. produced a documentary series for FILA sports shoes, EditShare-Diamond-Bros
travelling between 10 cities with RED EPIC cameras and completing the edit
with EditShare Field 2 shared storage.

Sony’s Colorworks Restores Frank Capra's Classic to 4K

Published on Thursday, 19 December 2013

Sony Pictures Entertainment completed a detailed 4K restoration of Colorworks-spi-capra5
Frank Capra's 1934 comedy ‘It Happened One Night’ for its re-release
on Sony's new 4K download service.

Compass Music Video Points to DaVinci Resolve 10’s Brilliant Grade

Published on Thursday, 27 February 2014

Lady Antebellum’s ‘Compass’ music video combines stills, multiple video formats Blackmagic-resolve-antebellum2
and even stop motion light writing. Colourist Gavin Fisher used DaVinci Resolve
10 to achieve a vibrant grade.

DDB Fires Up Editorial Workflows with Autodesk Smoke

Published on Thursday, 05 December 2013

When DDB’s team found the workflow between applications for Autodesk-DDB_NZ2
editing, FX and colour too complex for frequent changes, they
took on Autodesk Smoke to gain speed and new skills.

Italy’s Start S.r.l. Makes a New Start on Quantel Pablo Rio

Published on Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Production company Start S.r.l. is adding the Quantel Pablo Rio 2KO colour and Quantel-start-srl
finishing system to its HD and 2K post workflow for television and corporate

NewBlueFX Plug-ins Add Video Effects for Editors

Published on Wednesday, 06 November 2013

NewBlueFX Video Essentials VII collection of plug-ins contains over 100 presets NewBlue-Video-Essentials-VII
in 10 dynamic effects. The software integrates into most NLE applications.

Blue Post Moves into the Post Production Future

Published on Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Producer and post supervisor Peter Millington talks about his post workflow Blue-post-digital
company Blue Post, and the recent and upcoming changes he sees in
broadcast and film production.

‘Autodesk Smoke Essentials’ Puts a Sci-Fi Short on the Timeline

Published on Monday, 04 November 2013

Colourist Alexis Van Hurkman’s e-book for learning Autodesk Smoke, is based Autodesk-Smoke-Essentials
on his own short film now in the final stages of post, in which the whole team
is using a Smoke-based workflow.

Lightworks v11.5 Crosses Platforms and Updates Multi-Cam Edits

Published on Sunday, 02 February 2014

EditShare Lightworks 11.5 non-linear editing software now works Lightworks-11_5-monitor
across both Linux and Windows, and recognises AJA ioXT or Kona
cards on Windows.

HPA Honours Avid with Charles S. Swartz Award

Published on Wednesday, 16 October 2013

The Hollywood Post Alliance will be presenting their 2013 Charles S Swartz Avid-louis-hernandez
Award to Avid for Outstanding Contribution in the Field of Post Production.