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  • The Creative-Cartel: A VFX Company With A Twist

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    JobsAdvance SearchEmployerCandidateIf one looks closely at the Creative-Cartel logo, an optical illusion appears: not only are the hyphenated initials present, but they also form a computer’s “power on” button.  Founder Jenny Fulle had just begun developing a high-concept website design when her fledgling company suddenly received its first offer. “We were trying to get a…

     

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  • Data Management – The Modern Day Wild West

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     The concept of data management holds no mystery.  Digital information has to be stored and filed in such a way that it can be retrieved and used when necessary.  However, in the film and television production community, data management offers a vast, under-explored territory.  "We grew up in a world of physical objects: paper, file…

     

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  • Part One: Film Preservation In The Advent of Digital Media

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      There’s no question that film is a record of history.  There is also no question that the lessons of history need to be accurately preserved so they are accessible to future generations.  The complexity of accurately preserving film stock and digital formats is the focus of Academy of Arts and Sciences’ Head of Film…

     

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