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By Iain Blair
It’s been two years since I spoke to writer/director Damien Chazelle for postPerspective about his film La La Land. While he only had three feature films on his short resume at the time, Continue reading
By Mel Lambert
Key members of the post crew responsible for the fast-paced look and feel of director Fede Alvarez’s new film, The Girl in the Spider’s Web, came to the project via a series of right time/right place situations. First, co-supervising sound editor Julian Slater (who played a big role in Baby Driver’s audio post) met picture editor Tatiana Riegel at last year’s ACE Awards. Continue reading
By Barry Goch
When I was asked to review the G-Technology G-Speed Shuttle SSD drive, I was very excited. I’ve always had great experiences with G-Tech and was eager to try out this product with my MSI 17.3-inch GT73VR Titan PC laptop… and this is where the story gets interesting.
I’ve been a Mac fan for years. Continue reading
NAME: Alex Martin
COMPANY: Picture Shop Post
TITLE: Workflow Specialist
CAN YOU DESCRIBE YOUR COMPANY?
While Picture Shop is two years old, our team has decades of experience. A majority of our employees here know each other through some previous career venture. Continue reading
The yearly SMPTE Technical Conference and Exhibition was held late last month in Downtown Los Angeles at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel, a new venue for the event.
The conference included presentations that touched on all three of the organization’s “pillars,” which are Standards, Education and Membership.
One of the highlights was a session on autonomous vehicles and how AI and machine learning are making that happen. Continue reading
By Brady Betzel
With so many companies building custom Windows-based PCs these days, what really makes for a great build? What would make me want to pay someone to build me a PC versus building it myself? In this review, I will be going through a custom-built PC sent to me to review by Puget Systems. Continue reading
By Iain Blair
Since it first premiered back in 2013, Netflix’s oh-so-timely political thriller House of Cards has been a big hit, delivering provocative, twisty plot lines peppered with surprises and shocks. It has also racked up dozens of awards, including 33 Primetime Emmys and fistfuls of Golden Globes along the way. Continue reading
Cinematographer Polly Morgan, who became an active member of the ASC in July, had always been fascinated with films, but she got the bug for filmmaking as a teenager growing up in Great Britain. A film crew shot at her family’s farmhouse.
“I was fixated by the camera and cranes that were being used, Continue reading
By Jennifer Walden
Warner Bros. Pictures’ remake of A Star is Born stars Bradley Cooper as Jackson Maine, a famous musician with a serious drinking hobby who stumbles onto singer/songwriter Ally (Lady Gaga) at a drag bar where she’s giving a performance. Jackson is taken by her raw talent and their chance meeting turns into something more. Continue reading
Devin Graham, aka DevinSuperTramp, made the unlikely journey from BYU dropout to a viral YouTube sensation who has over five million followers. After leaving school, Graham went to Hawaii to work on a documentary. The project soon ran out of money and he was stuck on the island… feeling very much a dropout and a failure. Continue reading