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January 2013

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SERVING THE INDUSTRY SINCE 1986 VOL 28 · NO. 1 DREDD 3D departments 2 EDITOR'S LETTER New Year's resolutions By Randi Altman 2 POST SCRIPT Reinventing Smoke 2013 By Marc Loftus 6 VISUAL 28 ON-SET Zero Dark Thirty DP Greig Fraser By Christine Bunish DIRECTOR'S CHAIR David Chase: Not Fade Away By Iain Blair PEOPLE Keeping tabs of the industry's movers & shakers REVIEW Divergent Media ScopeBox By Drew Lahat 48 REVIEW Matrox's MC-100 EFFECTS VFX FOR SPOTS Effects studios help keep audiences interested during commercial breaks. 18 By Marc Loftus BRAVE T E C H N O L O G Y 34 WORKFLOW SNL: cutting humor, cutting-edge technology By Randi Altman 47 By Iain Blair 12 44 Once again, Post offers its best guesses for gold. BITS & PIECES What's new in post 18 OSCAR PICKS NOT FADE AWAY 22 6 16 A W A R D S GADGETS & GEAR Making your life easier without breaking the bank. By Randi Altman By Heath Firestone A U 38 D I O AUDIO FOR INDIES 22 GOLDCREST POST Budgets can't stand in the way of producing great sound. ON OUR COVER By Jenifer Walden DAILY NEWS UPDATES WEB EXCLUSIVES EDIT: Scripting and automation By Drew Lahat 38 BUSINESS: BigStar: creative strategy and production This Month In Quentin Tarantino's latest, Django Unchained from The Weinstein Company, is described as "a classic spaghetti-style western with a southern flair" by supervising sound editor Wylie Stateman of Hollywood's Soundelux. Director Tarantino wanted a soundtrack with an analog feel, so all the sound design elements are from naturally-occurring sources. Stateman and sound editor Dror Mahar created their own reverbs and echoes in three different locations: Death Valley, Zion Canyon and Monument Valley. To read more about the audio post for Django Unchained and other independent offerings, turn to page 38. Post0113_001-tocRAV7finalread.indd 1 WORKFLOW: Leverage and Marquis' X2Pro • Social games are big business for all studios • Films getting attention during awards season • 3D in domes continues to evolve Post฀•฀January฀2013฀ 1 12/21/12 2:32 PM

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