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- Sr. Graphic Designer - Bright House networks - Saint Petersburg, Florida
- Bureau Director I (Assistant Director of Technical Services) -...
- Director of Production/Programming - ValleyPBS - Fresno, California
- Writer/Producer - Cause & [Effect] - New York, New York
- Broadcast Technician (1867) - American University - Washington,...
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- Sony’s PXW-X70 Is WiFi-Controllable But Needs a 4K Upgrade
- Footage Firm Adds Royalty-Free Stock Music to Subscription-Based Services Suite
- HPA Slates Hollywood Symposium Leading into SMPTE 2014
- Blackmagic Adds Heads-Up Display to 4K Production Camera
- Director Anthony C. Ferrante on Sharknado 2
- ProMax Systems Acquires Cache-A
- New VFX House Origin Digital Studios Opens in Burbank
- Color Specialist Apache Digital Opens in Santa Monica
- Video Tutorial: How to Set Up an ACES Workflow in Assimilate Scratch
- Watch the Fastest Phantom Cam Shoot at 44,000 fps and Higher
Sony announced the PXW-X70, a compact, lightweight XDCAM camcorder supporting file-based XAVC, AVCHD, and DV recording. It...
It's back! Syfy's shark-infested waterspout of a TV movie, Sharknado, was an instant cult classic and social-media...
It's not all bad news for VFX in Los Angeles. Today, VFX veteran Mark Miller said he is opening a new VFX house, Origin...
The Daily Feed
Autodesk shows off Bifrost, the new procedural effects platform designed...
- Snowpiercer Hits $3.8 Million on VOD as Weinstein Co. Shakes Up Distribution
- New York City Council to Require Posting Production Info
[via NYC Production & Post News]
- L.A. Officials Probe Shakedown Claims on Downtown Shoots
[via Deadline Hollywood]
- Laika Chief Surprises Comic-Con Crowd by Saying He Wants to Do Hand-Drawn Animation
[via Cartoon Brew]
- James Shigeta, Top Asian-American Actor of Early ’60s and Die Hard Co-Star, Dies at 81
[via The Hollywood Reporter]
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Videos of the day
Do you reflexively click the "Skip Ad" button every single time a pre-roll ad plays in front of a YouTube video? The creatives at Providence, RI agency Nail Communications wondered if it would be possible to make a pre-roll ad that users would not want to skip — and every time they're pro…
Hear the unlikely story behind the Star Wars lightsaber sound, as told by renowned sound-effects wizard Ben Burtt in this excerpt from the special features that originally appeared on the 1993 laserdisc release of the Star Wars trilogy.
English singer-songwriter Lily Allen wandered the grounds of the Glastonbury Festival near Somerset, England, last month, interacting with concert-goers and turning her latest music video into a spirited mini-documentary. Christopher Sweeney directed.