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May 1, 2013

May 1, 2013 In This Issue:
- Green Practices
- Training
- Audio for Animation
- 2D to 3D Conversion
- Director's Chair: Danny Boyle — "Trance"
- Reviews: GenArts' Sapphire V.7 for Media Composer, Autodesk Smoke on the Mac, and Lenovo’s E31 SFF workstation
and much more!!

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Cover Story: 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Cover Story: 'Star Trek Into Darkness'
May 20, 2013 | By Christine Bunish
SAN FRANCISCO — After more than 30 years of Star Trek on the big screen, it must be a challenge to k ...
Director's Chair: Danny Boyle — 'Trance' Director's Chair: Danny Boyle — 'Trance'
May 6, 2013 | By Iain Blair
HOLLYWOOD — Visionary director Danny Boyle, who won the 2009 Oscar for Best Director for Slumdog Mil ...
Editor's Letter: Be better at being green Editor's Letter: Be better at being green
May 6, 2013 | By Randi Altman
The production and post industries have slowly and steadily been adopting green practices while doin ...
Post Script: Tech and creative collide in NYC Post Script: Tech and creative collide in NYC
May 6, 2013 | By Marc Loftus
Next month, The Collider Digital Production Conference (www.colliderevents.com) will debut in New Yo ...
Review: Autodesk Smoke on the Mac Review: Autodesk Smoke on the Mac
May 6, 2013 | By Barry Goch
At last year’s NAB, Smoke 2013 for Mac was announced with much fanfare. It really rocked the post co ...
Review: GenArts Sapphire V.7 for Media Composer Review: GenArts Sapphire V.7 for Media Composer
May 6, 2013 | By Jonathan Moser
Since 2000, Sapphire, GenArts’ premier filter set for Avid Media Composer, has arguably set the bar ...
Sunny Days: Posting 'Sesame Street' Sunny Days: Posting 'Sesame Street'
May 22, 2013 | Jesse Averna
NEW YORK — Sesame Street produces a large amount of content every year, and sooner or later it all p ...

Features

Eco Friendly Eco Friendly
May 7, 2013 | By Randi Altman
Are you doing all you can to reduce your carbon footprint?
Training Training
May 14, 2013 | By Marc Loftus
These days, pros looking to expand their skillsets need not travel any further than their computer s ...

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