Ted Schilowitz, who took the startup Red Camera Co. to a leading position among digital camera suppliers for filmed entertainment, has left the company he helped found and signed a consulting deal…
David S. Cohen
At the recent Siggraph conference in Anaheim, there were not one but two panels on the state of the vfx industry. Word on the street was that feature effects production is dead in L.A.
3D isn't dead, but it has plateaued and is going to be stuck at about this level until the technology improves.
Even a proven box office draw can't always prevail over faulty material and iffy collaborators.
"Pacific Rim" put Guillermo del Toro back in the director's chair after five years. He was loose, free and in total control throughout a grueling but successful shoot. So why did showing footage from…
So the cycle of history is: Cinema gets a head start, TV catches up, cinema panics and lurches forward. Repeat.
Action auds adore him. Fussy cineastes revile him. Hardly anyone in either camp puts much thought into assessing his work.
Variety's technology guru David S. Cohen talks up how the extra dimension is impacting big and small screens.
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