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January 2017

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Page 2 of 43 1 POST JANUARY 2017 ON OUR COVER SERVING THE INDUSTRY SINCE 1986 VOL 32 · NO. 1 WWW.POSTMAGAZINE.COM WEB EXCLUSIVES • CAREERS: CG/VFX producer Diego Vida; Colorist Chris Rodgers • EDITING: Mick Audsley cuts Robert Zemeckis's Allied • OUTLOOK 2017: (Alkemy X sound designer Bob Schachner pictured) THIS MONTH IN • The cutting-edge VFX in Rogue One • From games to film: Assassin's Creed • Realtime performance capture takes center stage in theater • Technology plays a vital role in preserving the past • Job search: Preparing a killer reel • The impact of new technology on motion capture Rogue One: A Star Wars Story from Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures DEPARTMENTS 2 EDITOR'S LETTER And the winner is ... By Linda Romanello 2 THE ONLINE Outlook 2017 — part 2 By Marc Loftus 4 BITS & PIECES What's new in post production 12 STORAGE NEWS The latest solutions for collaboration and archiving 14 DIRECTOR'S CHAIR Mike Mills — 20 th Century Women By Iain Blair 37 CAREERS A big picture outlook By Adam Epstein 38 SOUNDTRACKS The challenges of ambisonics sound By Claudio Santos 39 FIELD TESTED IMN Creative employs Sonnet for vertical integration By Mark Binder 40 PEOPLE Keeping tabs of the industry's movers & shakers 16 OSCAR PREDICTIONS — POST'S TOP PICKS The 89th Academy Awards are almost here, and as usual, Post looks at some of the year's hottest films By Iain Blair 22 STAR WARS GOES ROGUE ILM and The Third Floor give Rogue One: A Star Wars Story a retro aesthetic with some new techniques By Christine Bunish 28 VFX MARKS THE SPOT Studios mix creativity and tools to boost brand marketing commercials By Linda Romanello & Marc Loftus 2 0 1 7 32 VISUAL EFFECTS As technology rapidly improves, people and stories still come first By Pat Carpenter 33 VISUAL EFFECTS The future of VFX for television By Andrew Orloff 34 EDITING 2016: Expanding the toolbox and a return to storytelling By Paul Babb 34 EDITING Change is the only constant By Lauren Hertzberg 35 ACQUISITION Stepping into the future of advanced digital television By Larry Thorpe 36 DELIVERABLES A more streamlined delivery process for post By Barbara Marshall & Randy Reck 36 AUDIO The constantly shifting landscape of audio post By Howard Bowler OUTLOOK MORE OUTLOOK ARTICLES ONLINE: Lucky Post, Calabash, FuseFX, Xytech, Stir Post, The Artery, Sonixphere, Archion, Alan Bell, Alkemy X, Artifact Design, iPi Soft, Thinkbox, Nice Shoes, Rising Sun Pictures, Roundabout & more! FEATURES

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