• Industry Funding Cuts: What Then?

    Artwork by Steven E. Gordon An interesting question was brought up in our Twitter feed recently by @DrScottRoss: What will you do when your government pulls the tax credits and subsidies? Is the elimination of these government tax credits actually a possibility? Our government favours healthy industries and job creation but certainly won’t artificially sustain [...]

    Industry Funding Cuts: What Then?
  • Low, Flat, Overworked and Poor: Problems and Solutions for an Unstable Industry

    Last week, news that Digital Domain Media Group Inc. declared bankruptcy shook the VFX industry without being much of a surprise. Rumors of the VFX giant’s fate came to fruition on September 11th as total debts were listed at $214.9 million (U.S.) and the company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Hundreds of workers lost [...]

    Low, Flat, Overworked and Poor: Problems and Solutions for an Unstable Industry
  • Trend Alert: Foreign VFX Giants Setting Up Shop in LA

    London’s Moving Picture Company (MPC) recently announced the opening of a pre-production studio in Santa Monica, California. What’s behind the move? His this the beginning of a new trend? Front office in LA, to get involved in earlier stages of decision process and than outsourcing the work to their subsidiaries or less expensive offices in [...]

    Trend Alert: Foreign VFX Giants Setting Up Shop in LA
  • The Current State of the Entertainment and Media (E&M) Industry: Four Key Challenges

    After recovering from the 2008 recession, the E&M industry is now faced with new challenges: adjusting to the globalization of the industry and keeping up with a fast-paced and cutting-edge digital world. Not only do companies need to shift from physical to digital technologies and change their business models to include all the new digital [...] Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

    The Current State of the Entertainment and Media (E&M) Industry: Four Key Challenges

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Budgeting and scheduling tips for your production

The daunting task of creating a budget and a production schedule that everyone is happy with is not one that most producers look forward to. Getting the right budget and figuring out everyone’s schedule is one of the hardest jobs during pre-production and must continue to be tweaked throughout the entire shoot, but it’s essential [...]

Collaboration Is the name of the game in 2011

The world is much more global these days. We are no longer confined by geographical constraints, and people are starting to take advantage of this. The way of the future is here right now. The ability to work with someone who is miles away from you, is a great way to cut down on traveling [...] Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

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