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Why Tenet Might Be the Hardest Film To Edit

August 11, 2020, 13:48 PM


A Christopher Nolan movie is always highly anticipated, but the new film Tenet is that much more in demand right now because it keeps getting pushed back. The trailers have done their job of getting people excited about the movie.

THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY - Season 2: Everett Burrell

August 11, 2020, 13:48 PM


In 2019, Everett Burrell had explained to us his work on the 1st season of THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY. He is back today to tell us about the new season of this particular family.

Tenet: How Editing the Film Was Slightly "Intimidating"

August 11, 2020, 13:48 PM


Editing any big-budget movie is a challenge, but Tenet’s editor faced two major hurdles. Not only was her background in indie dramas, not blockbusters, but director Christopher Nolan was calling it “the hardest movie any editor has ever had to cut.” Jennifer Lame is sharing how she got over the hump and found the story inside the chase scenes.

Foundry unveils Katana 4.0

August 10, 2020, 09:04 AM


Foundry has unveiled Katana 4.0, a major update to its lighting and look development toolset.

Behind Prop Store's Nostromo model restoration

August 10, 2020, 09:03 AM


A couple of weeks ago I stumbled across Prop Store’s catalog for their Live Auction of Hollywood memorabilia happening on August 26th and 27th. In it was featured a ton of models, miniatures and VFX props that will go up for auction. And I tweeted out a whole bunch of amazing inclusions.

How the Netflix sound was born it almost had a goat's bleat

August 7, 2020, 09:09 AM


This is terrific. Dallas Taylor, the host of the podcast Twenty Thousand Hertz, learns the origin story of Netflix's "ta-dum" sound (aka "sonic logo") from its creators.

Christopher Nolan: Tenet Has Under 300 VFX Shots

August 7, 2020, 09:09 AM


Just how committed is Christopher Nolan to using practical effects? Fans already know the director purchased a real Boeing 747 airplane so that he could blow it up on camera in “Tenet,” but it appears Nolan’s commitment to practical effects hits a new high in his upcoming tentpole. Speaking to ICG Magazine this month, “Tenet” editor Jennifer Lame estimated the final cut of “Tenet” has under 300 visual effects shots. Nolan told ICG, “The visual side of the film is huge in scale, but our VFX shot count is probably lower than most romantic comedies."

Avid Announces Q2 2020 Results - 68% Year-Over-Year Subscription Revenue Growth

August 6, 2020, 09:05 AM


Avid, the makers of Pro Tools, has announced Q2 2020 results, which show some impressive numbers. If nothing else it shows just how valuable the software subscription model is for them, the company reported record subscription revenue of $16.4 million, up 68% year-over-year, a net increase of 24,000 Subscriptions in the Quarter. However total revenue was $79.3 million, down 19.7% year-over-year.

The Mandalorian - VFX Breakdown

August 6, 2020, 09:05 AM


Important Looking Pirates have shared a behind the scenes look at their bar fight VFX for The Mandalorian.

The Outpost - VFX by WorldWide FX

August 6, 2020, 09:05 AM


WorldWide FX have posted a reel of their work for The Outpost.

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