Making Giant Dinosaurs on Tiny Budgets with Kevin Blank
The COW's Visit to IBC in Amsterdam
Using the Sony F3 with S-Log to film 'Ghost of Goodnight Lane'
A look at HBO's Digital Future
Douglas Trumbull on what theater-goers can expect in the days ahead
A moving tribute to Steve Jobs by Tim Wilson and Tim's father, who worked with Steve many years ago.
Steve Jobs was almost unbelievably young when we met him. We talk about him as a visionary now, but then, they called him a whiz kid, the Boy Wonder: 21 when Apple was founded in 1976, 22 when Apple formally incorporated, 25 for Apple's IPO, and 26 when he first made the cover of Time Magazine. Macintosh shipped when Steve was 28.
Douglas Trumbull first won acclaim with the visual effects for such groundbreaking features as "2001: A Space Odyssey," "Close Encounters of the Third Kind," and his own "Silent Running," but with the invention of Showscan in the late 1970s, he became the godfather of high-frame rate cinema. This pioneering innovator sees a better filmgoing future.
HBO holds the highest reputation for television image quality, often based on an aesthetic very closely tied to their use of film. The stakes as they move toward digital pipelines are especially high as they very carefully consider their next steps, for both production and post.
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