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December 2014

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Page 2 of 51 1 POST DECEMBER 2014 ON OUR COVER Editor Wyatt Smith discusses Disney's fairy tale musical Into the Woods, and the balancing act between story, music and lyrics. 2 EDITOR'S LETTER Looking Ahead By Marc Loftus 2 POST SCRIPT The Ever Changing Landscape By Linda Romanello 4 BITS & PIECES What's new in post production 14 PRIMETIME FX's American Horror Story: Freak Show By Marc Loftus 16 DIRECTOR'S CHAIR Ridley Scott: Exodus By Iain Blair 20 EDIT THIS! Disney's Into the Woods By Linda Romanello 44 REVIEW Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite Ultimate 2015 By Oliver Zeller 45 REVIEW Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2014 By Vashi Nedomansky 48 PEOPLE Keeping tabs of the industry's movers & shakers SERVING THE INDUSTRY SINCE 1986 VOL 29 · NO. 12 DEPARTMENTS OUTLOOK O VOL 29 · NO. 12 O VOL 29 · NO. 12 O OUTLOOK O OUTLOOK 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 FEATURES SWOTS UP? 22 POST SURVEYS THE INDUSTRY DIRECTORS 23 FOUR HOLLYWOOD HEAVYWEIGHTS ON THE YEAR AHEAD By Iain Blair AUDIO 28 NEW OPPORTUNITIES ARISE IN 2014 By Jennifer Walden EDITING 32 EVOLVING TO MEET THE DEMANDS OF A CHANGING MARKET By Christine Bunish VFX, ANIMATION & GRAPHICS 35 RISING TO THE TOP By Christine Bunish OUTLOOK 2015 38 BUSINESS The New York market By Marc Loftus 38 BUSINESS Pushing beyond trends and adapting to the evolving needs of clients By Dominic Pandolfi no 39 STORAGE How much is enough? By Mike Williams 39 SOUND LIBRARIES Hyperlocal content, global distribution By Brad Burnside 40 CONTENT MANAGEMENT Media and entertainment trends By Jason Danielson 40 DISTRIBUTION So many screens By Michael Cruz 41 DISTRIBUTION Have you got version-itis? By Paul Turner 42 VFX/ANIMATION There's never been a better time for the artist By Paul Babb 42 ACQUISITION Developing tools for production & post By Peter Crithary 43 ACQUISITION What's next for camera technology By Larry Thorpe WEB EXCLUSIVES OUTLOOK 2015: Assimilate, Cap Gun Col- lective, FilmLight, HP, LaCie, Motion504, MTI Film, Pollen Music Group, Quantum, Small Tree, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Technicolor, Trollback + Company, We Are Royale, World Famous, Zoic and more! AUDIO: A look at the feature fi lms Into the Woods & Whiplash 32 Skittles' Smile/Whitehouse Post THIS MONTH IN • Red carpet ready: VFX & animated features • The science of Interstellar • Big Hero 6's new rendering tech • An animation Feast

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