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Interesting, But Outside

Many of us are the technology equivilents of trans-spotters. Here's cool stuff from other expertises.

Affleck Avid Congo Crisis - "Gimme Shelter"

April 2, 2009 - Cambridge actor Ben Affleck credits Avid Technology for easing his directing turn in "Gimme Shelter," a documentary on the humanitarian crisis in the Congo.

Affleck touts the Avid Media Composer software in a new podcast on the Tewksbury company's Web site. It's the latest installment of Avid's "The Rough Cut" series of interviews with industry pros sharing their stories about working with its products.

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SGI Sells Itself to Rackable

SGI Sells Itself to Rackable

Time was, there was a Silicon Graphics (SGIC) workstation on every desk in computationally-intense industries like chemistry and film production. No longer. Cheap Linux boxes have rendered them obsolete and SGI, the company, along with them. This morning, SGI, which recently endured a brace of layoffsfiled for bankruptcy protection for a second time and sold itself to Rackable Systems, which makes server and storage products for midsize and large data centers, for $25 million in cash.

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The Death of Silver Screens~! Vive la France

In May of 2002, the Attack of the Clones (Star Wars II) was released after a great effort by George Lucas. He encouraged cine...

3Questions: OpenDCP – Now with GUI

The dream of creating DCPs for local commercials and film festivals by artists using simple yet affordable tools just took a ...

Tripping Over the Laser Light – Fantastic~!

There needs to be some stage setting before getting to the post-play-out conversation of Christie's monumental effort of pres...

3Questions on HI/VI Issues – European Union of the Deaf

There are several groups who represent the varied and specific interests of the community of people with disabilities in...

Free International DCinema Business Directory...How To...

DCinemaTools.com is pleased to have added a free feature called The Business Directory. Free to use, free to enter. If a per...

Showbiz Podcast

There are many who know more about movie equipment than they do about all the fluff and glamor which pays for it all. Showbiz...

23 degrees...half the light. 3D What?

3D Luminance Issues—Photopic, barely. Mesopic, often. Scotopic? Who knows...?  We don't mean to be picking on the good ...

DCinema Projectionist and Tech Survey – November 2011

Hello; a friend is giving a presentation at Camera Image Conference at the end of November 2011. We would apprecia...

The State of Digital Cinema - April 2010 - Part Zero

This document is Part 0 of an multipart article that details with the basics of today's transition from film-based cinema to ...

The State of Digital Cinema - April 2010 Part Two

Part I of this series ended with generalities about where DCinema has been and how it got here. Since the series is written...

  • The Death of Silver Screens~! Vive la France

    Monday, 12 March 2012 15:00
  • 3Questions: OpenDCP – Now with GUI

    Wednesday, 27 April 2011 02:06
  • Tripping Over the Laser Light – Fantastic~!

    Friday, 14 September 2012 10:29
  • 3Questions on HI/VI Issues – European Union of the Deaf

    Wednesday, 12 January 2011 06:06
  • Free International DCinema Business Directory...How To...

    Friday, 27 January 2012 13:24
  • Showbiz Podcast

    Tuesday, 31 January 2012 06:11
  • 23 degrees...half the light. 3D What?

    Monday, 16 August 2010 13:27
  • DCinema Projectionist and Tech Survey – November 2011

    Wednesday, 09 November 2011 16:48
  • The State of Digital Cinema - April 2010 - Part Zero

    Sunday, 25 April 2010 20:44
  • The State of Digital Cinema - April 2010 Part Two

    Sunday, 25 April 2010 20:39

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