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The Art of the Thirty Second Story

January 28, 2015, 09:50 AM


This is part one of a six part series on the Client Blog, “The Art of the Thirty Second Story.” (See HERE for more details) In this first post, I will cover the recent Masters in Motion conference in Austin Texas – an incredible 3 day filmmaking event that brings together some of the great minds of cinematography, photography, editing, and production.

Interstellar Led to an Amazing Scientific Discover

October 29, 2014, 04:50 AM


KIP THORNE LOOKS into the black hole he helped create and thinks, “Why, of course. That's what it would do.” ¶ This particular black hole is a simulation of unprecedented accuracy. It appears to spin at nearly the speed of light, dragging bits of the universe along with it. (That's gravity for you; relativity is superweird.) In theory it was once a star, but instead of fading or exploding, it collapsed like a failed soufflé into a tiny point of inescapable singularity. A glowing ring orbiting the spheroidal maelstrom seems to curve over the top and below the bottom simultaneously.

Q&A: SIGGRAPH 2014 conference chair Dave Shreiner

August 11, 2014, 13:59 PM


VANCOUVER — SIGGRAPH 2014 is finally here. Exhibitors and attendees are making their way to Vancouver, British Columbia, to begin a new chapter celebrating the advancements in computer graphics technologies. Before the hustle and bustle begins, Karen Moltenbrey, chief editor of Computer Graphics World, talked with Dave Shreiner from ARM, this year’s conference chair.

Dennis Hoffman running daily operations at Framest

August 6, 2014, 08:42 AM


Dennis Hoffman has joined Framestore’s Montreal location as senior VP. He will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operation of the facility. Long-time industry vet Hoffman will be working closely with joint worldwide managing directors/presidents of film Fiona Walkinshaw and Matt Fox to refine Framestore’s multi-city production pipeline, while growing the capability of the Montreal […]The post Dennis Hoffman running daily operations at Framestore Montreal appeared first on po...

The Art and Science of Visual Effects and Filmmaki

July 10, 2014, 09:54 AM


Tyler Durdent: “Man, I see in fight club the strongest and smartest men who’ve ever lived. I see all this potential, and I see squandering. God damn it, an entire generation pumping gas, waiting tables; slaves with white collars.

Easter eggs in After Effects: a new hunt

April 17, 2014, 13:01 PM


Take part in a hunt for a newer Easter egg, which might seem like a snark hunt of a mythical beast. First clue: "plabt", a typo for plant, the "factory" where pulsating brains assemble AE bits according to Dan Wilk. Second clue, another hint for the plabt egg(s?) is a feature introduced in CS4, with the last step of typing the word plabt.

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