May 1, 2012 - Production & Post Production
CreativityManaging the Avengers Workflow
Director Joss Whedon and cinematographer Seamus McGarvey recently employed Arri Alexa cameras in a Codex/ArriRaw workflow to capture principal photography for Marvel’s The Avengers. Produced by Marvel Studios, the Super Hero saga was released worldwide by Walt Disney Studios and is on its way to major success.
In ProductionShooting with the iPhone
Cody Black is the digital media coordinator for a major Los Angeles radio station and is responsible for creating content, which includes photographs and video shows, artist interviews and more for the cutting-edge rock station. Increasingly he turns to Schneider Optics’ iPro Lens System for the iPhone’s built-in camera.
In ProductionRecording War Elephants
When Sound Engineer David Ruddick was presented with the challenge of finding portable audio gear that would hold up in the rugged terrain and extreme climate of Mozambique's Gorongosa National Park for an upcoming National Geographic elephant documentary, he turned to Sound Devices’ 552 production mixer.
We’ll offer in-depth looks at both the recent NAB Show and CinemaCon 2012.
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Rushes Upgrades Networking with Brocade System
Post-production and visual effects processing increasingly rely on 2K/4K film resolution, high-definition, CGI content and real-time digital end-to-end workflows.
Sonoblok Opens New imm Sound Studio in Barcelona
Sonoblok has built an imm sound studio in Room 1 of the Sonoblok dubbing studios in Barcelona. Equipped with a 5.1 monitor system with JBL, this room was easily adapted to imm’s monitor configuration of 23.1.
Sorenson Squeeze 8 Pro Now Available
Sorenson Media has announced the immediate availability of Sorenson Squeeze 8 Pro, which gives video professionals unprecedented workflow functionality and control using the company’s video encoding and transcoding application.
Obituaries now available at Diesel Books
Obituaries, a mystery novel by Nick Dager is now available at Diesel Books. The Valentine’s Day discovery of a young Asian woman’s body, found frozen in the trunk of her abandoned car, is the first of a series of seemingly random deaths that shock rural Dutchess County, Ohio. On sale for a limited time for just $.99.
Perkal Signs to Shoot Vampire Diaries
When cinematographer Dave Perkal signed on for the new season of the highly unusual series The Vampire Diaries, he made sure his camera package included 2575 heads from OConnor.
DFT Certifies Rorke Galaxy Aurora Storage
DFT Digital Film Technology has officially certified the Rorke Data Galaxy Aurora RAID and SAN storage devices for a variety of digital film and archive workflows.
Applications Open for Film Composing Competition
The Ohio Philharmonic Orchestra, Cleveland has announced the Film and Composer Competition. The annual compeition takes place in September. Filmmakers are randomly matched with film score composers who then compose a music score for the short film. This unique competition aims at bringing together filmmakers and composers for an exciting collaborative film and performance event. Final film and score selections will be screened and performed by the Ohio Philharmonic Orchestra in a live performance.
Shows / Conferences
September 6-11, 2012
Rai Convention Center
View Conference 2012
Oct. 16-19, 2012
Centro Congressi Torino Incontra
November 5-8, 2012
Westin Diplomat Center
June 13-15, 2012