| Posted by John Montgomery | August 6, 2007
Siggraph starts

Siggraph starts

We are in San Diego ! Siggraph started for us today, with a brilliant presentation called “Anyone Can Cook Inside Ratatouille’s Kitchen”, by the nice folks from Pixar. What made this entire morning session so interesting was it’s focused discussion … Continued

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| Posted by John Montgomery | August 2, 2007
On the road to Siggraph

On the road to Siggraph

Pixar makes me smile – what a great place – doing great work – it brings out the kid in all of us ! So we are on the road to Siggraph – Via San Fran. We were at ILM … Continued

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| Posted by John Montgomery | July 29, 2007
flame masterclass in Beijing

flame masterclass in Beijing

Next stop on the flame+smoke masterclass tour: Beijing. Great turnout on this stop — really amazing.The audience was filled with note-taking artists. We provided course notes to all the participants — but also gave them a download link to get … Continued

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| Posted by John Montgomery | July 28, 2007
More Apple 1

More Apple 1

So just a follow up from the Ted iphone photo – a few people emailed and commented that they had not seen an Apple 1 and how did Ted’s photo come out.. you asked and here it is – From … Continued

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| Posted by John Montgomery | July 27, 2007
where’s john?

where’s john?

I’m alive and still in Asia. At this point, I’m fully recovered from my ilness while in Sydney, but it took a while. It was quite remarkable how long it took me to feel better though understandable because I was … Continued

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| Posted by John Montgomery | July 22, 2007
Apple 1 on an iphone

Apple 1 on an iphone

Last week I was at an ACS function in Sydney with Ted from Red when we cam across an Apple 1 computer. I could not help photographing Ted taking a photo of the original Apple 1 on his new Apple … Continued

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| Posted by John Montgomery | July 18, 2007
SMPTE, RED and FXPHD Wins Award

SMPTE, RED and FXPHD Wins Award

We are in Sydney this week at the SMPTE conference, much of the week is doing prep work with the RED camera. There are heaps of things on here, and many friends in town from overseas. Today we helped Ted … Continued

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| Posted by John Montgomery | July 16, 2007
fxguidetv 03 is out, and term starts

fxguidetv 03 is out, and term starts

Fxguidetv is out and the new term has started. In this week’s fxguidetv we talk to Ken and Dennis (the full interview), and in this week’s fxphd Background Fundamentals we look at Pirates. One thing I wanted to point out … Continued

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| Posted by John Montgomery | July 9, 2007
fxphd term July 07 starts filming..

fxphd term July 07 starts filming..

Today we were filming for the July 07 term, and it is off to a great start! We were filming a range of green screens and blue screens with a whole host of cameras: – HDV – HVX200 – F950 … Continued

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| Posted by John Montgomery | July 4, 2007
More fxguidetv – download ep02 now

More fxguidetv – download ep02 now

As you know we like to blog the production aspects of fxphd and fxguide here and this last week we have been busy, getting ready for our amazing new term at fxphd + doing fxguidetv fxguide started podcasting in the … Continued

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