Production & Post-Production

NHRA Documentary, Fire Breathing Monsters, Now on YouTube

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 15:48 -- Nick Dager

Fire Breathing Monsters is an aggressive and noisy – yet surprisingly intimate – tribute to the cars that run in the National Hot Rod Association Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Commissioned by Jim Jannard, founder of Red Digital Cinema, on behalf of the NHRA, the seven-minute documentary spotlights the uniquely American passion for speed and can now be found below on NHRA’s YouTube channel.

Voyager Relies on Shotgun Software for Cosmos

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 16:25 -- Nick Dager

Voyager Pictures, the production company behind Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey has been using Shotgun Software to keep the 13-episode series’ demanding visual effects deliverables on schedule. Shotgun is the film, TV and game development industries’ trusted platform for production management and review, and as talent moves from visual effects facilities into production companies, many are choosing to bring Shotgun along for the ride.

The Americans Wraps Season Two

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 16:20 -- Nick Dager

Every production relies heavily on its support equipment. The camera crew behind the hit FX TV series The Americans, which just ended its second season, understands this very well. The show’s cinematographer Richard Rutkowski, and camera assistants Brendan K. Russell and Rory Hanrahan, rely on Anton/Bauer batteries and chargers, Litepanels LED lights, and OConnor fluid heads and tripods for their reliability and durability during stage and location shoots, which helps keep the show on pace and on budget.

Capturing Pristine Audio in the Field

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 15:38 -- Nick Dager

Veteran sound mixer Danny Michael, whose recent portfolio includes three feature films The Secret Life of Walter Mitty with Ben Stiller, Non-Stop, with Liam Neeson, and the upcoming John Wick, starring Keanu Reeves. He understands the importance of capturing pristine audio in the field.

Technicolor-PostWorks New York Completes Post for Noah

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 14:58 -- Nick Dager

Technicolor-PostWorks New York did the post on Noah.Technicolor-PostWorks New York marked its third collaboration with Darren Aronofsky in providing post-production services for Noah, the director’s epic inspired by the story of Noah in the Old Testament. The facility provided everything from 35mm film processing to editorial conforming and final color grading.

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