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April 1, 2013

April 1, 2013 IN THIS ISSUE:
- Getting Started In Post
- TV Sound & Visual Effects
- On-Set Solutions
- Reviews:  Altermedia’s Studio Suite X;  HP’s z820 Red Edition workstation and Nikon’s D800 SLR camera
...and much more!

Departments

Director's Chair: Tom Hooper — 'Les Miserables' Director's Chair: Tom Hooper — 'Les Miserables'
April 3, 2013 | By Iain Blair
HOLLYWOOD — British director Tom Hooper and The King’s Speech, his film about the true-life story of ...
Editing: 'Olympus Has Fallen' Editing: 'Olympus Has Fallen'
March 28, 2013 | By Marc Loftus
LOS ANGELES — Wildfire Post Production Studios (www.wildfirepost.com) provided sound design and mixi ...
Editor's Letter: Game Plan: NAB Editor's Letter: Game Plan: NAB
April 3, 2013 | By Randi Altman
As part of my training for NAB 2013, I’ve deprived myself of water and lip balm for long periods of ...
Post Script: The GPU Technology Conference Post Script: The GPU Technology Conference
April 3, 2013 | By Marc Loftus
I attended the GPU Technology Conference (GTC) in San Jose in March, which promotes awareness of the ...
Review: AlterMedia’s Studio Suite X Review: AlterMedia’s Studio Suite X
April 16, 2013 | TJ Ryan
It starts with yelling, screaming, cursing and finger pointing, followed by occasional chair throwin ...
Review: HP's z820 Red Edition Workstation Review: HP's z820 Red Edition Workstation
April 3, 2013 | By Brady Betzel
Have you ever worked on a multimedia workstation that felt about five, seven or even 10 years too ol ...
Review: Nikon D-800 DSLR camera Review: Nikon D-800 DSLR camera
April 15, 2013 | Dave Frederick. SOC
When you need to put a nail into a board, you need a hammer. There are so many different types of na ...

Features

Audio for TV Series Audio for TV Series
April 18, 2013 | By Jennifer Walden
We are a creative bunch, and the reality of our work is tight deadlines. The trick is to keep a bala ...
How Pros Got Their Start How Pros Got Their Start
April 3, 2013 | By Randi Altman
When you look back at what inspired you to do the job you have today, what do you see? Last year whe ...

Web Exclusives

Getting Started: Heard City's Cory Melious Getting Started: Heard City's Cory Melious
April 15, 2013
I got interested in audio when I was a kid. My parents gave me one of those tan & white Fisher P ...
Getting Started: Poetica's David Elkins Getting Started: Poetica's David Elkins
April 15, 2013
David Elkins is a well sought-after visual effects artist, whose reel boasts graphic elements that a ...
Red Giant's BulletProof: A media wrangler for the rest of us Red Giant's BulletProof: A media wrangler for the rest of us
April 16, 2013 | By Daniel Restuccio
The folks at Red Giant, creators of sexy VFX plug-ins and filmmakers themselves, have come up with a ...
Review: Nugen Audio's VisLM loudness meter Review: Nugen Audio's VisLM loudness meter
April 23, 2013 | By Luke Harper
God, I love a good meter. Who doesn’t, really? You know how sometimes you get all insecure and weird ...