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Epson Sales Japan Uses Blackmagic Products for 360° Space Performance
Epson Sales Japan Uses Blackmagic Products for 360° Space PerformanceBlackmagic Design announced today ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K, Teranex Mini and its Mini Converters were used as part of massive indoor spatial projection system by Epson Sales Japan Corp. Based around a 4K and 12G workflow and including 29 Epson projectors, the 360° Space Performance system is based inside the JR Shinjuku Miraina Tower and will be able to be viewed by the huge number of visitors to the tower in every elevator and the general showroom.
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NIM Labs Releases NIM 3.0
NIM Labs Releases NIM 3.0
Studio Management Platform Introduces New Features for VFX and Post Production After Successful Beta Test; Free 30-Day Trial Available
NIM Labs releases NIM 3.0, the all-in-one studio management platform that helps visual-effects and post-production houses win business, track projects and manage a company all in one place. Following its first public unveiling at SIGGRAPH 2018, NIM 3.0 has undergone rigorous testing, clearing the way for immediate deployment in professional studio environments.
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City of Kissimmee, Florida Establishes Seamless NDI Network with Panasonic AV-HLC100 Stream Studio
City of Kissimmee, Florida Establishes Seamless NDI Network with Panasonic AV-HLC100 Stream Studio
AU-EVA1 5.7K Handhelds Utilized for Studio and Field Production
Panasonic’s new AV-HLC100 Stream Studio has become the hub of wide-ranging video production for the City of Kissimmee, located in central Florida. The City operates a 24-hour government TV channel, Access Osceola, which is also supported by four AW-HN130 three-chip FHD PTZ cameras and two AU-EVA1 5.7K handheld cinema cameras.
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JVC Showcases Affordable UHD/4K Monitors for Broadcast, Live Production at NAB New York
JVC Showcases Affordable UHD/4K Monitors for Broadcast, Live Production at NAB New YorkJVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, will introduce two new 31-inch UHD/4K LCD monitors to support today’s growing 4K workflows at the 2018 NAB Show New York (Booth N333), which runs Oct. 17-18 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City.
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Captionmax transitions to Starfish audio description software
Captionmax transitions to Starfish audio description softwareStarfish Technologies, a pioneer in Audio Description (Video Description) technology, today announced that Captionmax, one of North America's largest full-service media accessibility companies, has purchased and implemented multiple licenses for Starfish’s Advantage Audio Description workstation and linear audio processing software. The sale is a significant advance into the North American market for Starfish, based in part on product developments that enable Advantage to precisely match framerates and other technical parameters that are specific to the US market.
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Telestream Vantage Boosts Productivity at Argentina’s Artear
Telestream Vantage Boosts Productivity at Argentina’s Artear
Sophisticated Avid MediaCentral ingest and export workflow enabled by Vantage
Telestream®, a leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, today announced that Arte Radiotelevisivo Argentina SA (Artear) is using Telestream Vantage Transcode Pro to automate the transcoding and processing of media moving into and out of its Avid editing, storage and asset management systems.
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Assistant Editors’ Bootcamp in Burbank, October 20th and 21st.
Assistant Editors’ Bootcamp in Burbank, October 20th and 21st.
Taught by professionals working in the industry. Get the hands-on skills you need to get hired as an Assistant Editor in film and television.
The Assistant Editors’ Bootcamp founded by Noah Chamow (The Voice) and Conor Burke (America’s Got Talent) has two classes coming up this weekend, October 20th and 21st. Both classes will be available for students in person and online as a live webinar.
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JVC Dockable Bridge Simplifies Live Broadcasts with Camera-Mounted Dual Link Bonded LTE Uplink
JVC Dockable Bridge Simplifies Live Broadcasts with Camera-Mounted Dual Link Bonded LTE UplinkJVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced the SFE-CAM Dockable Bridge, a Dual Link bonded LTE uplink that connects directly to its 800 and 900 Series cameras. It supports live HD streaming from multiple JVC cameras to HD-SDI decoders or IP video server at the station, as well as Facebook Live or other CDNs. The SFE-CAM Dockable Bridge is part of a connected workflow that will be demonstrated at the 2018 NAB Show New York (Booth N333), which runs through Oct. 18 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City.
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Blackmagic Design's ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K and DeckLink 8K Power Red Bull’s Gaming Sphere
Blackmagic Design's ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K and DeckLink 8K Power Red Bull’s Gaming SphereBlackmagic Design today announced that Red Bull’s Gaming Sphere in London has been built on a live production workflow incorporating the URSA Mini Pro, Micro Studio Camera 4K, ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K and DeckLink 8K Pro.
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Grupo La República Publicaciones Powers Newsroom with EditShare
Grupo La República Publicaciones Powers Newsroom with EditShare
Peru’s publishing house expands traditional print business into a true multi-media production and distribution platform with XStream EFS scale out shared storage and Flow media asset management
EditShare®, a technology leader in intelligent scale-out storage, AQC and media management solutions, announced today that Peru’s publishing house, Grupo La República Publicaciones, has implemented EditShare XStream EFS scale out storage platform and Flow media asset management solution as the foundation for their new multimedia news business.
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Vancouver’s Tolar Armitt leverages Hawk-Woods Mini V-Lok batteries for ultimate mobility on set
Vancouver’s Tolar Armitt leverages Hawk-Woods Mini V-Lok batteries for ultimate mobility on setFrom a day out on the ocean to a remote waterfall, shooting a commercial doesn’t always happen inside of a studio. For Vancouver-based 1st AC, Tolar Armitt, the locations can be extreme. Armitt has worked on commercials for some of the world’s most recognizable brands, including Audi, Porsche, Verizon, and even Apple. Extreme and inaccessible locales are part of the job. On a recent four-day shoot, Armitt found himself placing his Alexa Mini in a water box for a partially-submerged shot in the ocean. That same day, the camera was placed at the top of a crane and stabilized on a boat for another angle. The third day found Armitt gearing up to head to Whistler for shots on a helicopter before heading back to the studio for the final day of shots in a hydroflex box.
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Broadfield Distributing, Inc. adds RED Digital Cinema Cameras to its Product Portfolio of High-Quality Solutions
Broadfield Distributing, Inc. adds RED Digital Cinema Cameras to its Product Portfolio of High-Quality Solutions
Value-added distributor of video production hardware will offer the entire range of RED’s DSMC2 cameras
Broadfield Distributing, Inc. is proud to announce it is now a distributor of RED’s entire DSMC2 camera line - MONSTRO 8K VV, HELIUM 8K S35, and GEMINI 5K S35. RED’s MONSTRO 8K VV offers cinematic full-frame lens coverage, produces ultra-detailed 35.4 megapixel stills, and delivers 17+ stops of dynamic range. The HELIUM 8K S35is the recipient of the highest DxO score ever and delivers over 16.5 stops of dynamic range in a Super 35 frame. GEMINI 5K S35 leverages dual-sensitivity modes to provide creators with greater flexibility in well-lit conditions or darker environments.
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AJA Corvid Cards Drive Atlas-Fractal Media Servers to Power Large Scale Video Playback at Russian World Cup 2018 Host Stadiums
AJA Corvid Cards Drive Atlas-Fractal Media Servers to Power Large Scale Video Playback at Russian World Cup 2018 Host StadiumsTechnical specialists at Russia’s Innovative Television Systems (INTV) develop and manufacture graphics workstations, architect workflows, integrate systems and provide production support for special events. Founded in November 2008, the St. Petersburg-based company recently rolled out a powerful new media server, dubbed Atlas-Fractal, which leverages AJA’s Corvid 88 multi-stream, multi-format PCIe I/O card to play back video content on a videocube, giant LED screens and LED video perimeters in several major Russian sports stadiums and arenas.
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New JVC ProHD zRAMP Delivers Broadcast Quality Error-Correction for LIve Webcasts
New JVC ProHD zRAMP Delivers Broadcast Quality Error-Correction for LIve Webcasts
The ProHD zRAMP will be demonstrated at the 2018 NAB Show New York , which runs Oct. 17-18 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City.
(Wayne, NJ--October 15, 2018) JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced the ProHD zRAMP, an appliance that provides Zixi’s robust, content aware error correction for simultaneous live video streaming to multiple CDNs like Facebook Live and YouTube, as well as decoders for distribution to a local cable headend. Designed for live sports, events, houses of worship, schools, and local governments, the ProHD zRAMP delivers reliable QoS video streaming from Zixi-enabled JVC streaming camcorders.
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Xytech Showcases New Mobile UI, REST APIs for MediaPulse During NAB Show New York 2018
Xytech Showcases New Mobile UI, REST APIs for MediaPulse During NAB Show New York 2018
The company’s new UI enhances the user experience of its leading facility management software MediaPulse
Xytech, the leader in facility management software for the broadcast, studio, media services and video transmission industries, will showcase its new, completely configurable mobile interface for its MediaPulse facility management software system at booth N721 during the NAB Show New York 2018 from October 17-18. This new UI increases flexibility and scalability by extending MediaPulse to all members of a company’s team. MediaPulse Mobile supports all devices with a responsive design.
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LANDR Launches New Audio Mastering Tool for Video Editors
LANDR Launches New Audio Mastering Tool for Video Editors
A.I.-based engine provides editors with free high-quality finished audio for their Adobe Premiere Pro CC video projects.
At the Adobe MAX creativity conference, LANDR Audio Inc. announced the launch of a new cloud-based service that provides professional video editors and video makers with A.I.-based audio mastering to use in Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC, part of Adobe Creative Cloud®. The new service, called LANDR Audio Mastering for Video, makes it easy for editors to get great sounding finished audio without the time, costs or technical expertise typically associated with professional audio mastering.
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Symply Demonstrate Industry’s First Affordable High-Speed Multi-User StorNext®6 Powered Thunderbolt3 Storage Solution at NAB New York
Symply Demonstrate Industry’s First Affordable High-Speed Multi-User StorNext®6 Powered Thunderbolt3 Storage Solution at NAB New York
Symply WORKSPACE technology demonstrates company’s innovative Thunderbolt™3 shared storage platform capable of 4K editing and 8 simultaneous Thunderbolt™3 clients
Symply, a Global Distribution brand, will be demonstrating SymplyWORKSPACE, the first Thunderbolt™3 based SAN technology using StorNext®6, at NAB New York (booth N237). With the high adoption rates of Thunderbolt-equipped workstations and laptops being used in media production, being able to connect high-speed shared storage has not been easy and requires expensive and bulky adapters. SymplyWORKSPACE allows laptops and workstations equipped with Thunderbolt™3 to ingest, edit, finish, and deliver without the need to move content locally, even at 4K resolutions with a direct Thunderbolt™3 cable connection, and with no adapter needed.
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Broadcast Pix Commander Now Offers Full-Motion, Browser-Based Switching for BPswitch
Broadcast Pix Commander Now Offers Full-Motion, Browser-Based Switching for BPswitchBroadcast Pix™ today announced Broadcast Pix Commander™ has been upgraded to allow remote switching on mobile devices using Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or other web browsers. The touchscreen control platform for BPswitch™ integrated production switchers now offers full-motion viewing of all cameras and production elements, as well as access to all workflow tools, through a standard internet connection. The company will demonstrate Commander at the 2018 NAB Show New York (Booth N354), which runs Oct. 17-18 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City.
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Adobe Announces Next Generation of Creative Cloud at MAX 2018
Adobe Announces Next Generation of Creative Cloud at MAX 2018
Major Updates to Flagship Apps, Launch of Premiere Rush CC for Social Video and Previews of Photoshop CC and Project Gemini on iPad Accelerate Creative Cloud Innovation and Value
Today at Adobe MAX, the Creativity Conference, Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) announced major updates to Creative Cloud applications including Photoshop CC, Lightroom CC, Illustrator CC, InDesign CC, Premiere Pro CC and Adobe XD. Adobe also introduced Adobe Premiere Rush CC, the first all-in-one, easy-to-use video editing app for social media creators, simplifying video creation and sharing on platforms including YouTube and Instagram. Adobe previewed new iPad versions of Adobe Photoshop CC and Project Gemini, a drawing app, reinforcing the company’s commitment to delivering high-performance apps that work seamlessly across surfaces.
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MAXON at NAB Show New York and Adobe MAX – The Creativity Conference
MAXON at NAB Show New York and Adobe MAX – The Creativity Conference
Company to Showcase Cinema 4D Release 20 – Next Generation of its Iconic 3D Professional Application – Designed for VFX and Motion Graphics Workflows
MAXON, the leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions, is pleased to announce its exhibitor presence at two major industry shows taking place this month: Adobe MAX – The Creativity Conference, October 15 – 17, Los Angeles; and NAB Show New York October 17 – 18, New York City.
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Facilis to Showcase Latest Shared File System Advancements at NAB NY 2018
Facilis to Showcase Latest Shared File System Advancements at NAB NY 2018
New FastTracker Adobe Panel interface puts asset tracking directly inside Adobe UI; Latest Release of Facilis Shared File System Built for 4K and Beyond, showing at NAB NY 2018 Stand# N.627 Javits Center, NYC
At NAB NY 2018, Facilis (Stand N.627), a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks will showcase Version 7.1 features and FastTracker 2.5. Built for the rigors of 4K+ video post-production, HDR, and VR 360 productions, the latest release of the Facilis Shared File System continues to from distance itself from garden-variety NAS (Network Attached Storage) storage solutions available from so many vendors today.
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JVC To Unveil New CONNECTED CAM Studio Camera at NAB New York
JVC To Unveil New CONNECTED CAM Studio Camera at NAB New YorkJVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, will introduce the GY-HC900ST, a new CONNECTED CAM designed specifically for studio and multi-camera EFP use. With an advanced communications engine that optimizes both image processing and IP performance, the GY-HC900ST brings new levels of connectivity to studio cameras. JVC will demonstrate the full line of CONNECTED CAM products at the 2018 NAB Show New York (Booth N333), which runs Oct. 17-18 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City.
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Asian World Film Festival Sets Oscar® & Golden Globe® Submitted Films; Vivian Wu Named Jury President
Asian World Film Festival Sets Oscar® & Golden Globe® Submitted Films; Vivian Wu Named Jury President
14 Oscar® and 7 Golden Globe® Foreign Language Submissions in Festival Contention
The 4th Annual Asian World Film Festival (AWFF) has named internationally renowned actress, producer VIVIAN WU as the head of the festival’s official jury. Wu’s credits include the Oscar®-winning The Last Emperor, Heaven and Earth, The Soong Sisters and the iconic The Joy Luck Club. In addition, the AWFF announced 14 Oscar Foreign Language Film submissions and seven Golden Globe Foreign Language Film contenders will be screened as part of the festival’s schedule at the Arclight Cinemas in Downtown Culver City (9500 Culver Blvd) from Oct. 24 – Nov 1, 2018.
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Panasonic Exhibits Latest Remote, Studio, ENG and Cinema Cameras during NAB Show NY at the Javits Center, October 17-18.
Panasonic Exhibits Latest Remote, Studio, ENG and Cinema Cameras during NAB Show NY at the Javits Center, October 17-18.
AW-UE150 4K/UHD-60p PTZ, AW-RP150 Touchscreen Remote Control, AJ-PX5100 1080/60p ENG Camera Will Be Showcased
Panasonic will showcase its latest line-up of cinema, studio, ENG and remote camera systems at the upcoming NAB Show New York, to be held at the Javits Center on October 17-18. The company booth location is N533.
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Telestream iQ End-to-End ABR Video Quality Monitoring Solution Helps Content Producers and Distributors Streamline Operations
Telestream iQ End-to-End ABR Video Quality Monitoring Solution Helps Content Producers and Distributors Streamline Operations
Enhancements ensure subscriber QoE by enabling quick video quality assessment while reducing time to detect and resolve issues
Telestream®, a leading provider of digital media tools, quality monitoring and workflow solutions, today announced that on its NAB NY booth (N.325), the company will showcase new updates to its end-to-end ABR video monitoring and analytics solutions which include iQ Inspector, Surveyor, and iVMS ASM (intelligent video management system for adaptive streaming).
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FOR-A America Touts Popular Line-Up at NAB Show New York
FOR-A America Touts Popular Line-Up at NAB Show New York
FOR-A to Highlight Video Switcher, Integrated CG and Live Motion Software, Slow-Motion Instant Replay Solution, and Multi-Channel Video Server
At the upcoming NAB Show New York convention, worldwide industry-leading manufacturer FOR-A® will demonstrate video production solutions ideal for corporate video, worship, sports and live production scenarios. NAB New York runs from October 17-18 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York. FOR-A will exhibit in booth N425.
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Sound Lounge Film + Television Delivers SLICE
Sound Lounge Film + Television Delivers SLICE
Supervising Sound Editor and Re-Recording Mixer Steve “Major” Giammaria mixes thrills and comedy for indie release.
Slice, currently in international release from A24, is a quirky comedy/horror tale centering on a neighborhood pizza parlor that doubles as “a gateway to hell.” Helmed by noted music video director Austin Vesely in his feature debut, the film has a cast of ghosts, witches and werewolves—as well as one very unlucky pizza deliveryman—and serves up a string of grisly murders with fiendishly tongue-in-cheek charm.
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Singapore's Oscar®-Qualified Film Benjamin’s Last Day at Katong Swimming Complex Colored on DaVinci Resolve
Singapore's Oscar®-Qualified Film Benjamin’s Last Day at Katong Swimming Complex Colored on DaVinci ResolveBlackmagic Design today announced that DaVinci Resolve was used to color grade the film ‘Benjamin’s Last Day at Katong Swimming Complex’. The film, finished in HDR, recently won the George Lucas Award at Japan’s most prestigious short film competition.
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ICG Sponsors NAB Show NY Panel: How Unscripted Television is Reinventing Multi-Cam
ICG Sponsors NAB Show NY Panel: How Unscripted Television is Reinventing Multi-Cam
ICG Sponsors NAB Show NY Panel on How New Techniques are Changing Multi-Cam TV
Multi-camera television is changing rapidly, with techniques that are on the cutting edge of live TV. How and why this is happening will be explained at an NAB Show New York panel sponsored by the International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600). The panel, titled How Unscripted Television is Reinventing Multi-Cam, will start next Wednesday, October 17 at 2:45 in the Main Hall.
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Telestream Highlights Advances in File-based Workflow and Streaming Solutions at NAB NY 2018
Telestream Highlights Advances in File-based Workflow and Streaming Solutions at NAB NY 2018
Company showcases latest version of Vantage media processing platform, iQ monitoring and analytics solution, and Wirecast streaming production software
At the NAB Show New York 2018, Telestream® (booth N.325), a leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, will showcase the latest version of Vantage, the company's powerful, scalable, software-enabled media processing platform that manages all media services from the camera to the point of distribution. Vantage allows content owners, producers, and distributors to quickly, easily, and cost-effectively ingest, edit, transform, package, monetize, and distribute their media.
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Faceware Launches Shepherd Mocap Sync Software
Faceware Launches Shepherd Mocap Sync Software
New software automates and syncs body and facial capture to give greater on-set control of recording devices.
Faceware Technologies--the leading innovator and most experienced provider of markerless 3D facial motion capture solutions--today announced the upcoming release of its Shepherd motion capture sync software. This brand-new software automates Faceware’s ProHD headcam recording, and integrates with industry-leading body motion capture systems, such as Vicon and Optitrack, to sync facial and body mocap recordings on Windows PCs and tablets.
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Guests announced for Adelaide Film Festival, 10-21 October
Guests announced for Adelaide Film Festival, 10-21 October
Roster includes Armie Hammer, Dev Patel, Tilda Cobham-Hervey, Australians Wayne Blair, Benjamin Law, Justine Clarke, Warwick Thornton, Tess Haubrich, Erica Glynn, Margaret Pomeranz, David Stratton, and Jennifer Kent, Baykali Ganambarr, Clara Rugaard, and Widad Shafakoj, along with Jordan’s Widad Shafakoj, Denmark’s Clara Rugaard and Indonesia’s Kamila Andini.
Opening October 10 with Hotel Mumbai stars Armie Hammer, Dev Patel and Tilda Cobham-Hervey on the red carpet, the Adelaide Film Festival has now unveiled the full stunning line-up of guests for 2018.
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Media Links to Present at SMPTE 2018 Annual Technical Conference
Media Links to Present at SMPTE 2018 Annual Technical Conference
Innovative Sessions Explore Media & Entertainment Technology
Media Links, manufacturer and pioneer in Media over IP transport technology, announces that its Research & Development Manager, Dr. Takeshi Shimizu will be presenting at the SMPTE 2018 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2018), the world’s premier forum for the exploration of media and entertainment technology.
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Award-winning director Dara Bratt joins Big Block
Award-winning director Dara Bratt joins Big Block
Brings Unique Storytelling Expertise From Maybelline, PepsiCo, L’Oreal, Puma with Recognition from SXSW, Cannes and Tribeca Film Festival
Big Block, a creative content services company, today announced that award-winning filmmaker Dara Bratt has joined its roster of directors. Dara brings unique storytelling capabilities and experience working with brands such as Maybelline, PepsiCo, L’Oreal, Kiehl's, Puma, Essie and Kind as well as celebrities including Reese Witherspoon, Gigi Hadid, Christy Turlington, Adriana Lima and Kerry Washington. Bratt is drawn to stories that are authentic, with heart and soul, and looks forward to continuing to work with brands and companies that aren’t afraid to take risks.
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AWS Thinkbox Kicks Off 10 Days of Deadline Discounts Today 10/10
AWS Thinkbox Kicks Off 10 Days of Deadline Discounts Today 10/10AWS Thinkbox’s Deadline Day returns Wednesday, October 10, 2018 (10/10), offering customers ten days of promotional pricing on Deadline 10, the latest version of its compute management software, as well as Thinkbox Marketplace purchases and Thinkbox 3D tools, including Krakatoa, Frost and Stoke.
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Calling all Indie Filmmakers! WFA-IFF 2019 Regular Deadline Oct 15
Calling all Indie Filmmakers! WFA-IFF 2019 Regular Deadline Oct 15WINTER FILM AWARDS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL showcases emerging filmmakers in all genres from around the world. Submit your latest work at https://filmfreeway.com/WFA and use our Friends & Family discount code WFA19FFML25 to take 25% off our submission fees.
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Registration Opens for First 4K 4Charity Fun Run at SMPTE 2018 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition
Registration Opens for First 4K 4Charity Fun Run at SMPTE 2018 Annual Technical Conference & ExhibitionThe first-ever 4K 4Charity Fun Run hosted at the SMPTE 2018 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition will take place at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24 in Los Angeles’ Elysian Park, with transportation provided to and from the starting line. Registration is open at https://4k4charity.com/SMPTE.
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CP Communications Powers Triathlon Coverage with IP Streaming and Bonded Cellular Networking
CP Communications Powers Triathlon Coverage with IP Streaming and Bonded Cellular Networking
Live event production expert’s Mobile Viewpoint solutions optimize bandwidth usage and quality for six events at a cost-efficient price point
CP Communications, a leader in innovative solutions and services for complex live event productions, exhibited the full power of IP streaming and bonded cellular networking for live sports production at the 2018 Subaru IRONMAN Mont-Tremblant, a professional triathlon event streamed on Facebook Live. The fully IP and mobile architecture brought together Mobile Viewpoint contribution and transmission systems from CP Communications’ recently-launched Red House Streaming division to process and deliver live camera signals from six events.
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Anevia Strengthens Commitment To Latin America with TVC/WESCO Pact
Anevia Strengthens Commitment To Latin America with TVC/WESCO PactAnevia, a leading provider of OTT and IPTV software solutions, has signed a reseller agreement with TVC Communications, LLC (TVC), a wholly owned subsidiary of WESCO Distribution, Inc., to sell products in the high-growth Latin American market. This new relationship is expected to further build Anevia’s local presence in the region.
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Boulder International Film Festival Final Deadline is October 12
Boulder International Film Festival Final Deadline is October 12Filmmakers, the Final Deadline is October 12 for a chance at the $10,000 Grand Jury Prize, during the Boulder International Film Festival (Feb 28-March 3) in Boulder, Colorado. The festival has developed international recognition as a showcase for the best new films by today’s most important filmmakers, stars and critics. Countless opportunities for widespread exposure, superb hospitality, and plenty of interaction with major league industry reps and A-list filmmakers, make BIFF one of the most celebrated festivals on the circuit.
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NAB NY: Digital Nirvana Showcasing Metadata Creation App, Closed Captioning and Media Monitoring
NAB NY: Digital Nirvana Showcasing Metadata Creation App, Closed Captioning and Media Monitoring
Digital Nirvana’s Automatic Metadata Creation App for AVID, Closed Captioning, and Media Monitoring Products Among NAB New York Highlights
At the NAB Show New York 2018, Global Media Solutions and Services Provider Digital Nirvana will present its powerful content-based metadata creation app Metadator for AVID media platform users, cloud-based closed caption generation and caption retrieval and synchronization service, and the latest version of its flagship Media Monitoring Platform.
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JVC Connected Cam Lineup adds New 500 Series of Handheld Cameras
JVC Connected Cam Lineup adds New 500 Series of Handheld CamerasFollowing the successful launch of the GY-HC900 2/3-inch broadcast camcorder at the 2018 NAB Show, JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, has expanded its CONNECTED CAM product line to include the new 500 Series of streaming handheld camcorders. The three new cameras – the GY‑HC500 base model, GY‑HC550 with advanced streaming and graphics, and GY-HC500SPC sports production camera – will be introduced at NAB Show New York (Booth N333), which runs Oct. 17-18 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City.
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CIS Group Adds Facilis Technology Shared Storage to Product Offerings
CIS Group Adds Facilis Technology Shared Storage to Product Offerings
Shared file-system architecture offers a choice from traditional NAS storage products
Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, and CIS Group Corporation, a leading distributor and digital media systems designer and integrator covering the United States and Brazil, today announced the addition of Facilis shared storage products to the CIS solutions portfolio.
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Julina Tatlock to Present Keynote at SMPTE 2018 Technical Conference
Julina Tatlock to Present Keynote at SMPTE 2018 Technical Conference
Award-Winning Writer-Producer, VR Director, and Social TV Specialist Will Share Insights Into Creating and Producing Entertainment for Future Technologies
SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, today announced that Julina Tatlock, an award-winning writer-producer, virtual reality (VR) director, and social TV specialist, will present the keynote address at the SMPTE 2018 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2018), which will run from Oct. 22-25 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites in downtown Los Angeles.
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Suzanne Jandu joins Framestore as Head of 2D
Suzanne Jandu joins Framestore as Head of 2DFramestore is pleased to welcome Suzanne Jandu as Head of 2D in London, working across its Advertising, Television and Immersive divisions. Suzanne will work closely with Heads of CG Grant Walker and Ahmed Gharraph, and Framestore’s team of multidisciplined creative directors, to ensure the highest quality 2D outputs. Suzanne’s extensive experience in the wider industry makes her the ideal leader at a time of huge acceleration in pioneering, high production value projects.
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Zylia Presents Immersive Audio/Video Case Studies at AES New York 2018
Zylia Presents Immersive Audio/Video Case Studies at AES New York 2018
Yao Wang, Florian Grond, Edward Wersocki Will Share Their Professional Experiences Blending 360-Degree, 3D, and Ambient Sound With Video at AES New York 2018 in Booth 858
Zylia, the Poland-based manufacturer of multitrack audio recording technologies, will present case studies on spatial audio/video creation during a workshop at AES New York 2018, which will run Oct. 17-20 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. On Oct. 17, Zylia experts and guest presenters — professional audio engineers and musicians — will discuss how, in their own productions, they have combined 360-degree, 3D, and ambient sound with visual elements.
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CleverLeaf LLC releases SimpleSupers CG App for Windows 10
CleverLeaf LLC releases SimpleSupers CG App for Windows 10
CleverLeaf LLC announced today the release of SimpleSupers, a PowerPoint app for Windows 10
SimpleSupers is a PowerPoint app that generates an alpha channel from your animated slides, and then synchronizes both for real-time integration with your broadcast production switcher. Simply build your lower-thirds and titles in PowerPoint using any transparent graphics, shapes, objects or text you desire, activate the SimpleSupers app, and then super your titles with your production switcher.
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DigitalFilm Tree's Ramy Katrib to moderate panel on blockchain, Thurs. October 11, during HPA NET luncheon
DigitalFilm Tree's Ramy Katrib to moderate panel on blockchain, Thurs. October 11, during HPA NET luncheonBLOCKCHAIN. EXPLAINED. FINALLY. — DigitalFilm Tree Founder and CEO, Ramy Katrib, will moderate a deep dive panel on blockchain this Thursday, October 11th, during the HPA NET luncheon at The Garland in North Hollywood (HPA NET Luncheon). Promising that he will also demystify the topic for those in the media and entertainment industries that are new to the subject, Katrib will place an emphasis on the particular needs of creative workflows.
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Wondros Expands Roster With Signing Of Director/DP Sean Thonson
Wondros Expands Roster With Signing Of Director/DP Sean ThonsonUnder the powerful leadership of Wondros’ new Executive Producer of Commercials Sophie Gold, the production company continues the expansion of its robust roster of talent with the signing of Director/DP Sean Thonson. Thonson joins a curated roster at Wondros that includes: Gerald McMorrow, Antoine Fuqua, Jesse Dylan, Dennie Gordon, Riess|Hill, Ellis Bahl, and newly signed Jeff Yeats.
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Ikegami Sees Growing Interest in High Dynamic Range Television Production
Ikegami Sees Growing Interest in High Dynamic Range Television ProductionIkegami, a leader in advanced cameras and production equipment for television content producers and broadcasters, reports rapidly growing interest in high dynamic range production (HDR) equipment among delegates attending the 2018 International Broadcasting Convention. Held in Amsterdam every September, IBC is Europe's largest annual broadcast trade show. The event this year attracted 1,700 exhibiting companies and 55,884 registered attendees.
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Framestore Conquers El Capitan in 360° for National Geographic Documentary Films’ Free Solo
Framestore Conquers El Capitan in 360° for National Geographic Documentary Films’ Free SoloFramestore and National Geographic Documentary Films are excited to announce the premiere of Free Solo 360° which debuted September 21 at the 2018 Los Angeles Film Festival. The short film, created in partnership with award-winning filmmakers E. Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin, who directed the critically acclaimed feature documentary Free Solo (currently in theaters), captures the experience of free soloist climber Alex Honnold as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world’s most famous rock ... the 3,200-foot El Capitan in Yosemite National Park … without a rope! The climb was completed without any safety equipment, and required years of training, planning and unwavering endurance — both physical and mental.
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Robot Rebels Help Earn a Film Deal; Full ‘CONSTRUCT’ Short Out Now
Robot Rebels Help Earn a Film Deal; Full ‘CONSTRUCT’ Short Out Now
Blockbuster-Quality CGI and Action-Packed Fight Sequences Turn Four-Year Vision into a Film-Quality Marvel
When robot rebels go after you and your family, what do you do? Take ‘em out. Released today, CONSTRUCT is a new 12-minute short that picks up where its popular teaser left off, pitting a gentle android against the murderous robots that mean him harm. Created by Kevin Margo and a team of artist friends, CONSTRUCT has used the latest advances in technology to turn in a feature-grade film, without the budget or resources of a major studio.
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Directors Robert Boocheck & Jordan Fein Join Alkemy X Roster
Directors Robert Boocheck & Jordan Fein Join Alkemy X RosterCreative content company Alkemy X has expanded its directorial roster with the additions of Robert Boocheck and Jordan Fein. At Alkemy X, Boocheck has already wrapped a campaign for event-driven messaging platform Solace via The Barbarian Group while Fein recently shot a commercial for Penn State Health. The two will be based out of the company’s New York office.
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Magewell Introduces New Dual-Channel 4K Capture Card with Workflow-Simplifying Loop-Through Connectivity
Magewell Introduces New Dual-Channel 4K Capture Card with Workflow-Simplifying Loop-Through Connectivity
* Pro Capture Dual HDMI 4K Plus LT captures two channels of 4K video at 60fps while reducing infrastructure costs and complexity with HDMI loop-through
Combining full 60fps 4K support with dual-channel density and the workflow convenience of signal loop-through connectivity, Magewell today introduced the Pro Capture Dual HDMI 4K Plus LT, the newest member of its renowned Pro Capture family of PCI Express video capture hardware. The company will showcase the new card in booth N1119 at NAB Show New York, taking place October 17-18 in New York City.
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MPC New York appoints Camila De Biaggi as Senior Executive Producer and Angela Lupo as Managing Director
MPC New York appoints Camila De Biaggi as Senior Executive Producer and Angela Lupo as Managing DirectorMPC, the Academy Award®-winning visual effects and creative studio known for its breakthrough work in advertising and feature films, has announced today that Camila De Biaggi will take on the Senior Executive Producer role at MPC NY and Angela Lupo will join as Managing Director. This marks an exciting new chapter for MPC who this year has already won 63 awards for projects such as Samsung Ostrich, Edeka 2117, Volkswagen Born Confidentand the immersive experience The Last Goodbye.
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Zaxcom enables Audition and Re-record to Nomad compact recorder
Zaxcom enables Audition and Re-record to Nomad compact recorderZaxcom today announces that software v8.0 for the Nomad mixer/recorder is now available for download free of charge from the company’s website. Nomad’s eighth major update responds to user feedback to include a new feature for enhanced workflow, ZaxNet™ Audition and Re-record. Nomad has been embraced by the sound community worldwide and is used in many different types of production applications. The addition of ZaxNet™ Audition and Re-record allows operators to instantly remix and re-record audio that has already been recorded to the Nomad using Zaxcom Digital Recording Wireless transmitters.
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Boris FX Releases Mocha Pro 2019
Boris FX Releases Mocha Pro 2019
Major new Mocha release features improved planar tracking interface, magnetic splines, GPU-accelerated object removal, and stereoscopic 360/VR support for visual effects and post-production
The Academy Award®-winning team behind Mocha planar tracking is once again changing how post-production teams create visual effects with its new release, Mocha Pro 2019. Mocha Pro 2019 from Boris FX, the industry’s leading plug-in developer, builds on its mission to reduce the time-consuming pain points and manual work generally associated with high-end visual effects.
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URSA Mini 4.6K Used for Japanese Documentary Tower of the Sun
URSA Mini 4.6K Used for Japanese Documentary Tower of the SunBlackmagic Design announced today that URSA Mini Pro 4.6K was used as the main camera for the new Japanese documentary film "Tower of the Sun.” The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera was also used as the secondary camera for various scenes in the film. As part of the theme pavilion of the Japan World Exposition Osaka in 1970, artist Taro Okamoto made a "Tower of the Sun.”
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Lexhag Visual Effects Builds On-Set 3D Camera Tracking System with Blackmagic Design
Lexhag Visual Effects Builds On-Set 3D Camera Tracking System with Blackmagic DesignBlackmagic Design today announced that London’s Lexhag Visual Effects has used the Blackmagic Micro Studio Camera 4K, ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K and DaVinci Resolve Studio to develop a four-head witness camera solution that has revolutionized its 3D tracking capabilities.
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Killer Tracks Delivers the Music for a NASA Moon Video
Killer Tracks Delivers the Music for a NASA Moon Video
Music from the library’s ICON collection featured in new video presenting stunning 4K views of the lunar surface.
Killer Tracks, a Universal Publishing Production Music Company, supplied the otherworldly soundscape for a new video from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) mission that reveals Earth’s nearest neighbor as it’s never been seen before. Titled Tour of the Moon in 4K, the video features breathtaking flybys of more than a half dozen sites on the Moon’s surface produced from data gathered by LRO and set to the ethereal rhythm of Never Looking Back, a track from the Killer Tracks library composed by Frederik Wiedmann and Joel Goodman.
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Jonathan Young, DP for the BBC's 'Mediterranean With Simon Reeve,' Endorses Anton/Bauer Dionic XT
Jonathan Young, DP for the BBC's 'Mediterranean With Simon Reeve,' Endorses Anton/Bauer Dionic XTAnton/Bauer's Dionic XT 14V Li-ion batteries played a starring role in the production of "Mediterranean With Simon Reeve," the latest installment of the BBC's popular travel program featuring the well-known British author, adventurer, and TV presenter. Renowned cinematographer Jonathan Young, the series' director of photography, tested the new batteries in extreme conditions and in challenging locations throughout Libya.
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Panasonic AK-UC4000 Cameras Chosen for 20th Season of Divorce Court
Panasonic AK-UC4000 Cameras Chosen for 20th Season of Divorce CourtSome things do last forever, such as American audiences’ abiding fascination with Divorce Court, a nontraditional television court show that revolves around settling the disputes of couples going through divorces. For this, its 20th “Platinum” season, Divorce Court -- television’s longest running court program -- has moved across the country to Atlanta’s Tyler Perry Studios, and is being shot live-to-tape with Panasonic’s new AK-UC4000 4K/HD HDR-capable camera systems.
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EditShare Leads NAB New York Lineup with Multi-Award-Winning Media Workflow Solutions
EditShare Leads NAB New York Lineup with Multi-Award-Winning Media Workflow SolutionsEditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, will showcase its multi-award-winning EFS scale-out intelligent shared storage solutions, Flow media asset management, now compatible with third-party storage , and its award-winning approach to AQC of IMF files with QScan on booth N332 at the NAB Show New York from October 17th and 18th, 2018 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City.
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Bruno Burtre Joins NOA as Director of Business Development
Bruno Burtre Joins NOA as Director of Business Development
Burtre will oversee strategic and operational marketing and customer relationship activities worldwide
AV digitizing and archiving specialist NOA GmbH has named Bruno Burtre as director of business development, effective immediately. In his new role, Bruno is responsible for all strategic and operational marketing and customer relationship activities worldwide.
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Avid to Receive Engineering Emmy® Award for Pioneering Technology and Contributions to the Television Industry
Avid to Receive Engineering Emmy® Award for Pioneering Technology and Contributions to the Television Industry
Television Academy to Honor Avid with Prestigious 2018 Philo T. Farnsworth Award at the 70th Emmy Engineering Awards on October 24th
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avid® (Nasdaq: AVID), the leading technology provider that powers the media and entertainment industry, today announced it has been named the recipient of the prestigious Philo T. Farnsworth Award by the Television Academy. The award will be presented to Avid at the 70th Emmy® Engineering Awards on October 24, 2018 in Los Angeles. The Farnsworth Award is annually given to recognize a company, organization or individual for longtime contributions that have significantly impacted television technology and engineering.
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USA Network’s QUEEN OF THE SOUTH uses Blackmagic Design Cameras to Capture Gritty Style
USA Network’s QUEEN OF THE SOUTH uses Blackmagic Design Cameras to Capture Gritty StyleBlackmagic Design announced today that USA Network’s “Queen of the South” used Blackmagic Design Micro Cinema Cameras extensively, and URSA Mini Pro, to capture a wide range of imagery for season three of the series. Director of Photography Abe Martinez, who started with the show as 2nd Unit Cinematographer, took over reigns as first unit DP this season, and immediately brought his passion for innovative camera work to the show’s main unit.
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Blackmagic Design Products Join Netflix Post Technology Alliance
Blackmagic Design Products Join Netflix Post Technology AllianceBlackmagic Design today announced that it has joined the new Netflix Post Technology Alliance and that DaVinci Resolve, its professional editing, visual effects, motion graphics, color correction and audio post production software, was chosen for three of the alliance’s four technology categories: “Color Grading,” “Editorial” and “IMF & Media Encoding.” Blackmagic Design’s URSA Mini 4.6K and URSA Mini Pro were also chosen in the alliance’s “Camera” category.
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Incolor Uses DaVinci Resolve Advanced Panel for Remote Grading with Overseas Clientele
Incolor Uses DaVinci Resolve Advanced Panel for Remote Grading with Overseas ClienteleBlackmagic Design announced today that Japanese post house Incolor installed DaVinci Resolve Advanced Panel and DaVinci Resolve Studio. Incolor, founded in 2015 by prominent photographer Shoji Uchida, specializes in remote grading by foreign colorists for commercials and music videos.
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Immersive VR Documentary Into the Now Filmed with Blackmagic Micro Studio Camera 4K
Immersive VR Documentary Into the Now Filmed with Blackmagic Micro Studio Camera 4KBlackmagic Design today announced that Director Michael Muller used 18 Micro Studio Camera 4Ks as part of two custom built virtual reality (VR) rigs to film “Into the Now,” an underwater VR documentary, which is the first in a series of films about marine life and the challenges facing our oceans today.
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Canon U.S.A. Strengthens 4K Laser Projector Line-up With New LX-MH502Z
Canon U.S.A. Strengthens 4K Laser Projector Line-up With New LX-MH502ZMeeting the 4K technology needs for a variety of industries and applications such as higher education classrooms, corporate meeting rooms and retail stores, Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced today the launch of the company’s first single-chip DLP®4K ultra-high definition (UHD) laser projector, the LX-MH502Z. This new model uses an innovative 4-way pixel shift technology to deliver its 4K UHD 3840x2160 resolution1 and advanced laser phosphor light source generate up to 5,000 lumens to help provide a bright and sharp viewing experience, all in a compact and lightweight design. In addition, the LX-MH502Z offers peace of mind with an impressive Five-Year (or 12,000 Hours) Laser Limited Warranty.**
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Key Code Media Acquires Burst Communications
Key Code Media Acquires Burst Communications
Broadcast Equipment Provider and Integrator Combine Forces To Become Major Reseller Nationwide.
Key Code Media has reached an agreement to acquire Rocky Mountain and Southwest region integrator Burst Communications. The acquisition complements the strengths of the media and entertainment industry’s trusted media technology provider with the leader in broadcast and AV solutions, offering the market turnkey technology solutions and unparalleled engineering services.
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We Are Royale Adds Chad Howitt As Creative Director To Staff
We Are Royale Adds Chad Howitt As Creative Director To StaffCreative & digital agency We Are Royale (Royale) has welcomed Chad Howitt as Creative Director. Howitt, who brings a background in live-action production, VFX and design, will be based out of the agency’s Los Angeles office.
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FUJINON Cabrio 20-120mm Zoom Available without Servo
FUJINON Cabrio 20-120mm Zoom Available without Servo
Optional Servo Drive Puts Ownership Within Reach of Larger Cinema Customer Base; Third Party Manufacturers Already Offering Mount and Zoom Support
The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM will introduce a new version of its popular FUJINON XK6x20 zoom (better known as the Cabrio 20-120mm) without the servo drive motor. The Cabrio 20-120mm without drive can be operated as a fully manual, parfocal, cinema zoom lens.
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Panasonic PTZ Cameras Support Live Production/Streaming at Esports Arena
Panasonic PTZ Cameras Support Live Production/Streaming at Esports ArenaMore than two dozen Panasonic pan/tilt/zoom cameras are playing key roles in live production at the Esports Arena Las Vegas at the Luxor Hotel and Casino, the first permanent Esports venue on The Strip. The camera models are the AW-HE130 three-chip and AW-HE2 compact FHD PTZs.
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Historic TCL Chinese Theater To Celebrate Fifth Anniversary as World's Largest IMAX, Hosts $5 Day
Historic TCL Chinese Theater To Celebrate Fifth Anniversary as World's Largest IMAX, Hosts $5 DayFive years ago, IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and Chinese Theatres LLC (www.tclchinesetheatres.com) collaborated to open Hollywood’s first-ever IMAX® theatre, bringing the iconic theatre into the 21st century in a major new capacity and giving Hollywood its first IMAX® theatre, providing film lovers a movie-going experience that will rival any in southern California.
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SMPTE Hollywood Section to Explore Diversity in STEM Employment at October Meeting
SMPTE Hollywood Section to Explore Diversity in STEM Employment at October MeetingThe Hollywood Section of SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology, will examine the entertainment industry’s need for greater diversity in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) talent at its monthly meeting, scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 11, in Hollywood.
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The new Avid VENUE | S6L-24C live system is here!
The new Avid VENUE | S6L-24C live system is here!
Get more options with new Avid VENUE | S6L-24C, E6L-112, Stage 32 components now available
With live productions growing bigger and more complex, engineers need systems that can handle a wider variety of gigs and installations. Avid VENUE | S6L offers a newly expanded modular line that enables you to design the perfect system and scale it to meet any size production, space, or budget requirement. With these new components now available, your possibilities are even greater.
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Muse VFX Uses Fusion Studio on FX Networks’ Critically Acclaimed Drama Series, Legion
Muse VFX Uses Fusion Studio on FX Networks’ Critically Acclaimed Drama Series, LegionBlackmagic Design today announced that Los Angeles-based visual effects (VFX) house Muse VFX used Fusion 9 Studio, its VFX and motion graphics software, on FX’s critically acclaimed drama Legion.
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Asim Saeed Joins Ikegami Electronics as Business Development Manager
Asim Saeed Joins Ikegami Electronics as Business Development ManagerIkegami, a leader in advanced cameras and production equipment for television content producers and broadcasters, announces a new addition to its sales and support team with the appointment of Asim Saeed as Business Development Manager. Reporting to Ikegami Europe President Kenzo Ishizuka, Asim Saeed will promote the full Ikegami range of broadcast and medical products to existing and potential customers.
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Boxer installs Telestream Vantage at ITV London
Boxer installs Telestream Vantage at ITV LondonBoxer Systems, a leading UK solution provider for video, film and TV markets, today announced the successful installation and implementation of Telesteam’s powerful, scalable, software-enabled Vantage Media Processing Platform at ITV London. Boxer Systems is Telestream’s UK channel partner and worked closely with ITV to specify, install, and configure the system.
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Al Alper of Absolute Logic, CyberGuard 360 to Present at NYAMB's 30th Annual Convention and Tradeshow
Al Alper of Absolute Logic, CyberGuard 360 to Present at NYAMB's 30th Annual Convention and TradeshowAl Alper, founder and CEO of Absolute Logic (www.absolutelogic.com), a firm providing IT security, technical support, and technology consulting to Connecticut and New York businesses since 1991, and CyberGuard 360 (http.//cyberguard360.com), a firm which develops and markets a solution set of products designed to detect and mitigate threats from cyber attacks, today announced that he will be speaking at the New York Association of Mortgage Broker’s (NYAMB) 30th Annual Convention and Tradeshow, which takes place Wednesday, October 10, and Thursday, October 11, at the Long Island Marriott in Uniondale, New York.
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SAG-AFTRA Members Picket in Front of BBH Los Angeles Offices
SAG-AFTRA Members Picket in Front of BBH Los Angeles OfficesNearly 1,000 SAG-AFTRA members today picketed in front of ad agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty, LLC (BBH) which is trying to illegally abandon its union contract.
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Elemental LED Hosts Grand Opening of New Headquarters
Elemental LED Hosts Grand Opening of New HeadquartersElemental LED, a leading U.S. based engineering and technology company that manufactures LED lighting solutions announced today it held a Grand Opening Celebration on September 18, 2018 to welcome the local community to the new Company Headquarters in Reno, NV. Elemental LED provides a wide variety of superior quality linear, task, and accent LED lighting solutions for all types of applications under the Diode LED product brand.
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Asian World Film Festival Announces Opening and Closing Night Films
Asian World Film Festival Announces Opening and Closing Night Films
India's "Love Sonia" will open the festival on Oct. 24th, and "In Harm's Way" from China will close the festival on Nov. 1st.
The fourth Annual Asian World Film Festival asianworldfilmfest.org (AWFF) has selected India’s Golden Globes foreign language contender Love Sonia as the Festival’s opening night film on October 24. China’s In Harm’s Way will be the closing night film on November 1. The Centerpiece film will be Burning, South Korea’s current Oscar contender. All films will be screened at the Arclight Cinema in Downtown Culver City (9500 Culver Blvd.) Both the opening and closing night screenings will be followed by a cocktail reception.
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Visual Effects Society (VES) Announces Distinguished 2018 VES Fellows
Visual Effects Society (VES) Announces Distinguished 2018 VES Fellows
Distinguished VFX Practitioners to be Recognized at Exclusive Celebration
Today, the Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s global professional honorary society, announced the 2018 class of VES Fellows. The Fellows distinction, bestowed by the VES Board of Directors, signifies that the individual has maintained an outstanding reputation and has made exceptional achievements and sustained contributions to the art, science or business of visual effects, as well as enabling members’ careers and promoting community worldwide and by providing sustained service to the VES which has significantly advanced the Society, its membership and its mission statement for a period of not less than 10 years within the last 20 years.
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Digital Nirvana Presents Media Analysis Services at FIBEP Conference
Digital Nirvana Presents Media Analysis Services at FIBEP Conference
Digital Nirvana Announces Participation @ FIBEP Congress - 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark Oct 1 - Oct 3, 2018
Digital Nirvana, a global provider of knowledge solutions and services, announced its participation at the 50th edition of the FIBEP Congress 2018 @ Copenhagen, Denmark, and exhibit its comprehensive range of services offerings to media monitoring and intelligence companies. This three-day event will be held from October 1-3, 2018 at the Marriott Hotel in Copenhagen. For over 65 years now, FIBEP has brought in industry leaders together to discuss the most important issues facing the media monitoring industry, and 2018 will be no different.
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Cyber Florida Hosts Florida Cyber Conference 2018 October 10 & 11
Cyber Florida Hosts Florida Cyber Conference 2018 October 10 & 11Cyber Florida announces that they are hosting the Florida Cyber Conference 2018 October 10 & 11 at the Tampa Convention Center. The Florida Center for Cybersecurity is a state-funded entity dedicated to building and strengthening Florida's cybersecurity industry and related workforce.
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Framestore: Test driving the future for Volkswagen Group China Import
Framestore: Test driving the future for Volkswagen Group China ImportFramestore is proud to present the VW Touareg Hyper Reality Test Drive, unveiled September 26th in Zhuhai, China. Working for Volkswagen Group China Import, and with key technology partner and motion capture specialists Noitom, Framestore built on its aptitude for groundbreaking experiential content to develop the world’s first live VR test drive experience.
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Sigma Announces Its October Lens Workshops Lineup
Sigma Announces Its October Lens Workshops Lineup
Carefully curated along with Sigma nationwide dealers, these educational and inspirational events focus on teaching various genres of photography through lectures and practical photo walks and shoots, bringing the photo community closer together
Sigma Corporation of America, a leading still photo and cinema lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, today announced its Lens Workshops lineup for October, inviting photographers in New York, California, Virginia and Wisconsin to take advantage of versatile training, hands-on experience with Sigma lenses and networking opportunities available to them in their backyard.
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Yospace provides IBC award-winning solution for Medialaan
Yospace provides IBC award-winning solution for MedialaanBelgian TV Everywhere provider Medialaan took the highly coveted IBC2018 Innovation Award for Content Distribution for its remarkable advertising management system, developed using Yospace technology. Viewers of Medialaan’s Stievie TV Everywhere service benefit from tailored advertising, allowing them to catch up on live television while only seeing commercials that are fresh and relevant.
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Wondros Welcomes Cinematic Visual Storyteller, Director Jeff Yeats
Wondros Welcomes Cinematic Visual Storyteller, Director Jeff YeatsLed by Wondros’ new Executive Producer of Commercials Sophie Gold, the production company is expanding its diverse roster of talent with the signing of Director Jeff Yeats. Yeats joins a roster at Wondros that includes: Antoine Fuqua, Dennie Gordon, Ellis Bahl, Gerald McMorrow, Jesse Dylan, and Riess|Hill.
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Thistle Communications Puts Cartoni to the Test
Thistle Communications Puts Cartoni to the TestPelham, New Hampshire-based Thistle Communications provides turnkey production services for sports, concerts, political campaigns, conventions and other events across New England. The company’s clientele ranges from national broadcasters, such as Fox Sports, ESPN, NBC and CNN, to local universities and corporations. Launched in 2006, Thistle has built a reputation for quality and professionalism, and emerged as a leader in its busy media market. Always eager to find tools that allow its camera teams to work more efficiently and create better shots, Thistle recently conducted field tests on two Cartoni camera support systems provided by Manios Digital & Film. It used the company’s lightweight Focus 22 fluid head and SDS tripod system during recent live broadcasts of Major League Soccer matches. It employed Cartoni’s rugged Master 65 during live production for a charitable event, The Pan Mass Challenge.
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ATTO Technology Helps Power ARRI Rental's Optimal Mobile Data System
ATTO Technology Helps Power ARRI Rental's Optimal Mobile Data System
ATTO NICs Provide the Connectivity Powering Major Productions Worldwide
ARRI Rental, a leading international provider of camera, grip and lighting equipment to the feature film, television, advertising, broadcast and events markets has announced they include ATTO Technology, Inc. network adapters with their preferred mobile data setups.
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Dancing Fox Productions Tours Ireland with JVC GY-LS300 4KCAM to Shoot Documentary
Dancing Fox Productions Tours Ireland with JVC GY-LS300 4KCAM to Shoot Documentary
The upcoming documentary MY IRELAND was shot in locations across Ireland using two JVC GY-LS300 4KCAM Super 35 camcorders.
JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, has announced My Ireland, an upcoming feature-length documentary focused on Irish displacement, was shot on location across Ireland with two JVC GY-LS300 4KCAM Super 35 camcorders.
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Digital Nirvana to Showcase Closed Captioning Services and Metadata Creation at DMP Conference
Digital Nirvana to Showcase Closed Captioning Services and Metadata Creation at DMP ConferenceDigital Nirvana, a global provider of media solutions and services will be a featured sponsor at the Digital Media Pipeline 2018 conference at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles on September 26, 2018. Given the gradual evolution of digital media, the company’s focus for this one-day event will be business-to-business opportunities in the delivery of digital entertainment.
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VP Media Solutions to Launch Cost-Effective, Scalable Media Content Production and Distribution Capability
VP Media Solutions to Launch Cost-Effective, Scalable Media Content Production and Distribution Capability
VP Media Services provides affordable alternative/extension to on-premise systems
VP Media Solutions (VPMS) announced VP Media Services during the recent IBC 2018. Infrastructure agnostic, VP Media Services is an OPEX solution that enables users to benefit from a complete, fully featured media content production and distribution capability without the need to finance and manage it. Flexible and scalable, it can provide a simple alternative to an on-premise facility or an extension to it – and an as-needed, fast, cost-effective response to sudden peaks in demand.
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Premier Media trusts Mediaproxy LogServer for compliance logging and monitoring
Premier Media trusts Mediaproxy LogServer for compliance logging and monitoring
Sports broadcast provider installs Mediaproxy's TSoIP-based checking system for channels Premier Sports and FreeSports
Mediaproxy, the leading provider of software-based IP broadcast solutions, has announced that Premier Media has implemented Mediaproxy's LogServer compliance logging and monitoring platform to produce detailed reports on the quality and performance of three SDI-based channels.
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Six New HITACHI SK-UHD4000 Cameras Enable Stellar 4K IMAG Quality for Vista Productions
Six New HITACHI SK-UHD4000 Cameras Enable Stellar 4K IMAG Quality for Vista Productions
Picture clarity, low visual noise and multi-format versatility enable superior in-venue experiences for concert and corporate event audiences
Event production companies are increasingly embracing the visual clarity of 4K Ultra HD video for creating stunning in-venue displays. When Vista Productions equipped their first mobile truck to support their evolving needs at the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion (AMP) and other locations, they purchased six SK-UHD4000 4K UHD cameras from Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) to enable the outstanding image quality and versatility they needed.
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Rising Sun Pictures’ Delivers Adrenaline-Fueled VFX for Fox’s “The Predator”
Rising Sun Pictures’ Delivers Adrenaline-Fueled VFX for Fox’s “The Predator”
Working on a short schedule, studio produces more than 100 shots for alien adventure.
In The Predator, 20th Century Fox’s reboot of the sci-fi horror franchise, the universe’s most lethal hunters return to Earth, stronger and deadlier than ever. Having upgraded themselves with DNA from other species, they take on a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and an evolutionary biology professor in a battle that could mean the demise of the human race. Rising Sun Pictures signed on as a visual effects supplier to the film late in its production cycle, assuming the formidable task of delivering a host of complex effects in just 11 weeks. The package ultimately tallied more than 100 shots and included CG environments and sets, the Predator’s signature “cloaking” effect, and dramatic (and occasionally gruesome) enhancements to combat scenes. They also produced visuals for the film’s stunning opening shot.
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Local Hero Uses Facilis Shared Storage for 4K Finishing and Netflix Mastering Workflows
Local Hero Uses Facilis Shared Storage for 4K Finishing and Netflix Mastering Workflows
Los Angeles-based independent boutique filmmakers has been file-based since 2011, relies on TerraBlock for their most demanding finishing and mastering workflows
Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks today announced that Local Hero, a creative boutique for independent filmmakers on the west side of Los Angeles, is using Facilis TerraBlock for their most demanding 4K finishing and Netflix mastering workflows.
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Josh Hayward Celebrates a Renaissance in Southeast Asia in “Still/Life”
Josh Hayward Celebrates a Renaissance in Southeast Asia in “Still/Life”
New short film centers on young athletes who are transforming a city emerging from five decades of isolation.
Still/Life, director Josh Hayward’s new short film, describes a rebirth ongoing in the historic city of Yangon. Once known as Rangoon, the Southeast Asian capital recently emerged from 50 years of repressive, military rule and is now experiencing a cultural renaissance. Hayward tells the story through the eyes of a new generation of athletes, from traditional and modern sports, who have come out of the shadows and are helping to bring the city back to life. Still/Life is now available for screening on Film Shortage, https://filmshortage.com/dailyshortpicks/still-life-josh-hayward/.
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New Zealand’s Department of Post Uses DaVinci Resolve 15 for HDR and 4K Post Production
New Zealand’s Department of Post Uses DaVinci Resolve 15 for HDR and 4K Post Production
With the inclusion of Fusion Studio VFX in DaVinci Resolve 15, Department of Post has also been able to handle grading, conforms and VFX work within a single application.
Blackmagic Design today announced that New Zealand’s Department of Post is using DaVinci Resolve 15 as part of their HDR and non-HDR work with a number of film, commercial and television productions. This included color correction, conform and VFX work for a number of different projects, including the popular TV show “Cul De Sac.”
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yU+co’s End Title Sequence For CRAZY RICH ASIANS Proves Especially Meaningful For Founder/Creative Director Garson Yu
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Open Cyber University of Korea Upgrades Production Suites with Blackmagic Design
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DaVinci Resolve Studio and DaVinci Resolve Mini Panel Used for Grading RUMOR WOMAN
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