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October 2014

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Page 2 of 51 1 POST OCTOBER 2014 DAILY NEWS UPDATES WEB EXCLUSIVE: INTERNATIONAL VFX FOR SPOTS ON OUR COVER The CW's new series The Flash spotlights the DC Comics superhero, who works as a forensics investigator by day. Encore VFX in Hollywood crafts the show's VFX, and Level 3 Post in Burbank does the color grading and conform. This month's "Fall TV" feature (page 24) provides complete details on The Flash, and other new series, including Madam Secretary, Gotham and Gracepoint. 2 EDITOR'S LETTER Not Just TV By Marc Loftus 2 POST SCRIPT Fall Preview By Linda Romanello 4 BITS & PIECES What's new in post production 12 RESELLER NEWS How manufacturers expand their global presence 14 PRIMETIME The sound of The Amazing Race By Linda Romanello 16 INTERNATIONAL VFX MPC completes spots where animals star 18 DIRECTOR'S CHAIR David Fincher: Gone Girl By Iain Blair 20 WORKFLOW Gone Girl's 6K challenges By Marc Loftus 22 ANIMATION The stop-motion world of The Boxtrolls By Barbara Robertson 36 POSTINGS A graphic glimpse of some recent work 46 REVIEW Glyph external drives By Brady Betzel 48 PEOPLE Keeping tabs of the industry's movers & shakers SERVING THE INDUSTRY SINCE 1986 VOL 29 ยท NO. 10 THIS MONTH IN Laika animates The Boxtrolls The CG creature & environments of The Maze Runner Storage: Satisfying the needs of VFX studios Students explore CG design through 3D printing DEPARTMENTS 22 30 24 18 The Boxtrolls The Equalizer Madam Secretary FEATURES Find out more at Production and Post Unified CION is the new 4K/UHD and 2K/HD production camera from AJA. Unite production and post by shooting directly to edit ready Apple ProRes 4444 at up to 4K 30fps, ProRes 422 at up to 4K 60fps, or output AJA Raw at up to 4K 120fps. 4K sensor with 12 stops of dynamic range Ergonomic and Lightweight, only 6.4 lbs Open Connectivity Network based control via LAN C O M I N G S U M M E R 2 0 1 4 VIDEO 24 POSTING TV SERIES Studios help networks launched new shows and bring back fan favorites By Christine Bunish AUDIO 30 AUDIO FOR FEATURE FILMS Award-winning mixers detail what makes great fi lm sound By Jennifer Walden PRODUCTS 38 STORAGE Solutions for collaboration, archiving & more 40 SOUND LIBRARIES New music releases for all kinds of productions 42 IBC HIGHLIGHTS Product introductions from the recent show in Amsterdam Gone Girl

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