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Kirstin Maldonado's New Music Video "Naked" Shot with 15 Blackmagic Design Cameras Shooting Simultaneously
Blackmagic Design today announced that global singing sensation Kirstin Maldonado’s new music video was shot using 15 Blackmagic Design cameras. The video, shot for her new song “Naked,” included a number of URSA Mini 4.6K and URSA Mini Pro digital film cameras, as well as Micro Cinema Cameras, Pocket Cinema Cameras and a Studio Camera 4K, all shooting simultaneously.
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Roland V-1SDI Four-Channel Video Switcher Fills Critical Niches for AVFX
Roland V-1SDI Four-Channel Video Switcher Fills Critical Niches for AVFXFrom its headquarters in Boston, AVFX, a leading event designer, planner and producer, serves clients across the U.S. with reliable and professional audiovisual services. And through its membership in the AV Alliance, the firm serves clients around the world, including recently staged events in Singapore, Sydney, Dubai, Barcelona and Madrid. AVFX knows quality, efficacy and user-friendliness in AV systems products, and its two Roland V-1SDI 4-channel Video Switchers have been filling critical niches for the company’s diverse array of clients.   
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Cinegy Air Cloud Pack now available on Microsoft Azure
Cinegy Air Cloud Pack now available on Microsoft AzureCinegy today announced that it is making its Cinegy Air Cloud Pack available on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. The Cinegy Air Cloud Pack includes Cinegy Air PRO Bundle with Cinegy Multiviewer. Cinegy Air PRO consists of a control panel and playout engine. The control panel is a state-of-the-art interface for control of one or more playout channels connected via TCP/IP. The Cinegy Air PRO playout engine executes the playlist provided to it and renders video and audio to air.
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Shotgun Software Introduces Production Insights
Shotgun Software Introduces Production Insights
Shotgun 7.6 Adds New Analytics Feature Set for VFX and Animation
Shotgun Software today released Shotgun 7.6, the latest version of its leading cloud-based review and production tracking software. This release delivers a new set of analytics and reporting tools which give studio leaders the ability to visualize key production metrics, keep a close eye on the progress of their projects, and make business-critical decisions fast.
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Micro Studio Camera 4K and Teranex AV Used on Fall Out Boy’s MANIA World Tour
Micro Studio Camera 4K and Teranex AV Used on Fall Out Boy’s MANIA World TourBlackmagic Design today announced that Grammy-nominated American rock band Fall Out Boy’s worldwide MANIA tour is using a complete Blackmagic Design live production workflow for IMAG and AV. Blackmagic Design’s Micro Studio Camera 4Ks and Teranex AV standards converters are being used for image capture and signal conversion on the tour, along with several other products, including an ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K live production switcher, MultiView 16 monitor, Smart Videohub 40x40 and Smart Videohub CleanSwitch 12x12 routers.
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D2 Selects ATEME’s Complete Video Headend for UK Local TV Network
D2 Selects ATEME’s Complete Video Headend for UK Local TV NetworkATEME announced today that D2, a UK-based media, broadcast and telecommunications services company, has selected ATEME’s TITAN solution for one of its clients. ATEME’s TITAN solution is being used for the UK-wide DTT services to encode more than 150 channels and deliver premium video quality to viewers, while also allowing for the best possible use of the available bandwidth.
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Presteigne Broadcast Expands Facilities
Presteigne Broadcast Expands FacilitiesPresteigne Broadcast Hire, a leading dry hire and total multi-location production equipment provider, today announced that it has taken on an additional 21,000 square feet of warehouse, service, and operations space to meet demand. Following a recent multimillion pound investment in new cameras, lenses, tripods – as well as newly developed flyaway and de-rig technology – Presteigne needed the space to facilitate more efficient stock-keeping, technology maintenance and service, and turnaround.
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Pro Sound Effects Announces 2018 Library Updates and Holiday Sale
Pro Sound Effects Announces 2018 Library Updates and Holiday Sale
New Features and Time-Limited Bundles Now Available
Pro Sound Effects®, the next level sound effects library company, has released the latest editions of their most popular general sound effects libraries, the Hybrid Library 2018 and Master Library 2018. Designed to enhance audio workflow on any project, Pro Sound Effects General Libraries give professional media creators reliable access to a comprehensive, core selection of world-class sounds to help work faster and stay in the creative zone.
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SMPTE Launches Virtual Course on SMPTE ST 2110, Professional Media Over Managed IP Networks
SMPTE Launches Virtual Course on SMPTE ST 2110, Professional Media Over Managed IP Networks
Educational Program Will Provide Insights Into How Newly Published Standards Suite Supports Live Production, Playout, and Other Applications in the IP Realm.
SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, today announced that in March 2018, the Society will offer "Understanding SMPTE ST 2110: Live Production of Professional Media Over Managed IP Networks," an educational program focused on SMPTE ST 2110. Led by SMPTE Fellow Thomas Bause Mason, this SMPTE Virtual Classroom course will provide attendees with the knowledge they need to help their companies make the most of SMPTE ST 2110, a critical enabler of fully internet protocol (IP)-based operations.
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Quantum Scale-out NAS Meets Most-Demanding IP-Based Media Workflows
Quantum Scale-out NAS Meets Most-Demanding IP-Based Media Workflows
Innovative Xcellis Scale-out NAS Is First to Bring Highest Levels of Storage Performance and Scalability to All-IP Environments
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) today announced a new Xcellis® Scale-out NAS solution that delivers the highest levels of storage performance and scalability in a cost-effective, Ethernet-based appliance. Powered by Quantum's StorNext® shared storage and data management platform, the multiprotocol, multiclient Xcellis Scale-out NAS system unites robust media and metadata management with industry-leading performance — three times better than that of competing NAS systems — and unmatched scalability to support content creators' most demanding collaborative workflows and ease their transition to an IP-based infrastructure.
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Magewell Streamlines 4K HDMI Video Capture Architectures with New Pro Capture HDMI 4K Plus LT
Magewell Streamlines 4K HDMI Video Capture Architectures with New Pro Capture HDMI 4K Plus LTMagewell – an award-winning developer of innovative video interface devices – is now shipping the Pro Capture HDMI 4K Plus LT, the latest member of the company’s popular Pro Capture family of PCI Express capture hardware. The new model extends the powerful feature set of the previously-released Pro Capture HDMI 4K Plus with HDMI signal loop-through connectivity to simplify wiring and workflows.
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MTI Film Applies Novel Color Grading Approach to NatGeo Docu Series “The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman”
MTI Film Applies Novel Color Grading Approach to NatGeo Docu Series “The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman”MTI Film recently provided final post-production services for The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman, a six-part documentary series on National Geographic. The facility handled editorial conforming and color grading for the series in which the veteran actor travels the globe “in search of an answer to one fundamental question for humanity: what are the common forces that bind us together?”
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ICG Publicists Awards Set For March 2, 2018
ICG Publicists Awards Set For March 2, 2018The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) 55th Annual ICG Publicists Awards Luncheon will take place Friday, March 2, 2018, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The awards, which traditionally occurs the week leading up to the Academy Awards®, will be presented in the following categories: Motion Picture Showman of the Year, Television Showman of the Year, Lifetime Achievement, Maxwell Weinberg Publicist Award for a Television Campaign and for a Movie Campaign, Les Mason Award for Career Achievement in Publicity, and the Bob Yeager Award for Community Service.
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WCPMedia Services Provides Cloud Management for FICTS Festivals
WCPMedia Services Provides Cloud Management for FICTS Festivals
Milan-based sports broadcasting event includes festivals in 16 countries across five continents.
For the fourth consecutive year, WCPMedia Services acted as official technical sponsor for Federation Internationale Cinema Television Sportifs (FICTS) Festivals. WCPMedia’s cloud-based media management was used to ingest, store and share content submitted by sports broadcasters worldwide to 16 regional festivals and the four-day culminating event held this month in Milan.
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DaVinci Resolve Studio used to Manage DI Workflow for on Kenneth Branagh’s adaptation of Murder on the Orient Express
DaVinci Resolve Studio used to Manage DI Workflow for on Kenneth Branagh’s adaptation of Murder on the Orient Express
DP Haris Zambarloukos worked with Goldcrest Post to develop the film’s color science and LUTs, which were then integrated into the dailies pipeline.
Blackmagic Design today announced that its DaVinci Resolve Studio was used to manage the color pipeline, including onset dailies and final grade, on Kenneth Branagh’s adaptation of Agatha Christie’s classic, Murder on the Orient Express.
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Apache Signs Colorist Cullen Kelly, Promotes Colorist Quinn Alvarez
Apache Signs Colorist Cullen Kelly, Promotes Colorist Quinn Alvarez
Additions to the creative ranks positions the L.A.-based studio to better handle increased volume of entertainment, advertising and long-form assignments.
Colorist Cullen Kelly has joined the roster of artists at Apache (www.apache.tv), the boutique color and post production studio that launched here in the summer of 2014. In addition to Kelly’s hire, the studio also announced the promotion of Colorist Quinn Alvarez from an assistant’s role to that of a full Color artist. Both moves were revealed by Apache Managing Partner LaRue Anderson.
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The End of The F•••ing World Graded with DaVinci Resolve Studio
The End of The F•••ing World Graded with DaVinci Resolve Studio
Episodic television series follows two awkward teenagers who start up an unlikely romance on a road trip to escape their unhappy home lives.
Blackmagic Design has today announced that the final Digital Intermediate (DI) for Channel 4’s graphic novel adaptation, “The End of The F•••ing World” was completed in DaVinci Resolve Studio by London post house CHEAT.
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Pebble Beach Systems Marina Chosen for New Israeli Public Broadcaster
Pebble Beach Systems Marina Chosen for New Israeli Public Broadcaster
Marina controls playout for six transmission chains at re-equipped facility
Pebble Beach Systems, a leading automation, content management and integrated channel specialist, today announced that its Marina automation has been chosen to provide content management, automation, and redundancy control for the Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation (IPBC). The IPBC is the new Israeli public broadcasting organization that replaces the IBA (Israel Broadcasting Authority).
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Custom Consoles EditOne Desks in Control for MARS 1001
Custom Consoles EditOne Desks in Control for MARS 1001
Custom Consoles EditOne desks have been chosen for the mission control room set in Mirage3D's virtual reality 360 degrees and fulldome film 'Mars 1001'
Custom Consoles EditOne desks have been chosen for the mission control room set in Mirage3D's virtual reality 360 degrees and fulldome film 'Mars 1001'
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RED Now Accepting New Orders for Weapon Cameras with Monstro Sensors
RED Now Accepting New Orders for Weapon Cameras with Monstro Sensors
Monstro Sensors also available as sensor upgrades for existing Weapon CF owners
RED Digital Cinema® announced today its cinematic full frame WEAPON® cameras with the MONSTRO™ 8K VV sensor is available for purchase. MONSTRO is an evolutionary step in large-format sensor technology, with improvements in image quality including dynamic range and shadow detail.
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Bluefish444 releases new Windows Installer for Epoch range
Bluefish444 releases new Windows Installer for Epoch range
Windows Installer v5.13.4 adds new Nuke, CasparCG & Unity support, and enhancements to supported software
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the professional video industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K SDI, ASI, Video Over IP & HDMI I/O cards, and mini converters, has released Windows installer v5.13.4, which includes additional features for Bluefish444 Symmetry™, Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC and Avid® Media Composer®, and now adds support for Foundry Nuke®/Nuke Studio®, CasparCG and Unity.
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Korean Christian Broadcaster Relies on TVU One to Share Live Video on Social Media Channels, Website
Korean Christian Broadcaster Relies on TVU One to Share Live Video on Social Media Channels, Website
The multimedia group is using the TVU IP-based solution to share live content on different platforms including social media.
Since airing as the first independent radio station in South Korea in 1954, CBS has developed a long-standing reputation of broadcasting high-quality news and entertainment content. Its nationwide radio network has since expanded into 14 branches, and in 2002, the broadcaster began its own Christian television station. Committed to producing high-quality content for all forms of mass communication, earlier this year CBS had been looking for a solution that would enable its news team to transmit reliable HD quality video in the field for publishing on its social media channels and website. The multimedia group found what it was looking for in TVU Networks, and CBS recently purchased the TVU Networks’ TVU One mobile IP video transmitter.
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FUJIFILM to Highlight Widest 4K HDR Lens Range at SVG Summit
FUJIFILM to Highlight Widest 4K HDR Lens Range at SVG SummitAttendees at the annual SVG Summit on December 11-12th will get a first-hand look at the widest range of 4K HDR optics currently available. The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM will demonstrate its UA Series of 2/3” lenses, which include eight models designed specifically for 4K HDR broadcast and video production, in the exhibits section of the event. Also on hand at the sport’s industry flagship event will be several FUJINON 4K lens sports broadcast customers, including: Dome Productions out of Toronto; Florida-based F&F Productions; and Mobile TV Group, headquartered in Denver. Held at the New York Hilton, the SVG Summit is designed for those involved with all aspects of sports production, content creation, and distribution. The two-day event features numerous workshop tracks and exhibitors showcasing the latest technology for sports coverage.
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At ISE 2018, Telestream Brings Professional-grade Solutions to Deploy Digital Video
At ISE 2018, Telestream Brings Professional-grade Solutions to Deploy Digital Video
Telestream CEO unveils company’s mission to make video the de-facto communications tool across markets and applications
“We are seeing a revolution in business communication around the globe, where digital video – on public websites, private sites, or social media – is now the de-facto business tool for reaching customers, staff, and stakeholders. The ability to easily produce, distribute and socialize video is a key differentiator between companies and organizations which are successfully engaging their audiences and those that aren’t,” says Scott Puopolo, CEO of Telestream®.
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XTRMX Integrates with the Avid MediaCentral Platform
XTRMX Integrates with the Avid MediaCentral Platform
XTRMX enters into an Avid Alliance Partner Agreement paving the way for a compelling new offering for Avid customers
XTRMX, a leading innovator in remote collaborative video editing and review solutions, announced today that they have signed an Alliance Sales Agreement with Avid®. As an Avid Alliance Partner, XTRMX has integrated its next-generation product portfolio, which includes the innovative, xView multi-user video review, and ediX remote editing, with Avid MediaCentral® and Avid Media Composer®. The groundbreaking new workflow facilitates multi-user access and native control of media assets via XTRMX. An industry first, multiple users – producers, clients, editors and assistant editors - can concurrently review and edit content within a single Avid Media Composer edit session, eliminating the time-consuming back-and-forth between users and multiple file versions.
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Sigma Trade Up Gives $350 on Used EF, E, or PL Mount Lenses Towards Sigma Cine Lens Purchase
Sigma Trade Up Gives $350 on Used EF, E, or PL Mount Lenses Towards Sigma Cine Lens PurchaseSigma Corporation of America, a leading still photo and cinema lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, is inviting cinematographers to take advantage of the new Cine ‘Trade Up Program’ for the holidays. Sigma is offering camera operators, DPs, and cinematographers $350.00 USD off a Cine lens or lens bundle purchase when trading their used EF, E, and PL lenses. The Sigma Cine “Trade Up Program” is valid through December 31, 2017 through US Sigma Authorized Cine Dealers with a limit of one trade in lens per Sigma lens or lens bundle purchase and three trade in lenses in total. For full details on the Sigma Cine “Trade Up Program”, please visit https://www.sigmaphoto.com/cine-trade-up-program.
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World's largest independent TV content creation group chooses Blue Lucy to manage content catalogue
World's largest independent TV content creation group chooses Blue Lucy to manage content catalogue
Banijay Rights chooses the Blue Lucy Asset Manager to manage their inventory of over 250 000 titles.
Blue Lucy announced today that Banijay Rights, the international distribution division of Banijay Group, has implemented a Blue Lucy Asset Manager (BLAM) to manage their content catalogue of more than 250,000 assets. The BLAM seamlessly manages both on-premise and cloud-based storage and integrates with existing systems to provide a complete media operations management capability.
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Audionamix Releases XTRAX STEMS
Audionamix Releases XTRAX STEMS
World’s first fully-automatic stem creator, can easily separate any song into its drum, vocal and remaining music components.
Today, Audionamix and Plugivery have announced the release of XTRAX STEMS, the world’s first fully-automatic stem creator, can easily  separate any song into its drum, vocal and remaining music components. It is available at the special introductory price of $74 through December 13th.
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SMPTE Publishes ST 2110 Standards for Media Over Managed IP Networks
SMPTE Publishes ST 2110 Standards for Media Over Managed IP Networks
First Four Documents of the Standards Suite Are Now Available
SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, today announced the publication of the first standards within SMPTE ST 2110, Professional Media Over Managed IP Networks. SMPTE ST 2110 is a new standards suite that specifies the carriage, synchronization, and description of separate elementary essence streams over professional internet protocol (IP) networks in real-time for the purposes of live production, playout, and other professional media applications.
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Roland M-5000 OHRCA Live Mixing Console Lifts Sound at Greater Emmanuel Temple
Roland M-5000 OHRCA Live Mixing Console Lifts Sound at Greater Emmanuel TempleNisan Stewart has been preaching all of his life. The son of the founders of the Greater Emmanuel Temple in Lynwood, CA, he is now the church’s Senior Pastor. And Stewart also has a parallel career as a musician, and specifically for the last six years as the drummer in the band for the prime-time hit TV series Dancing With The Stars. Pastor Stewart, who is also the founder of the Carl W. Stewart Music & Arts Academy, earlier this year oversaw a renovation of the church sanctuary’s sound system, and at the heart of that was the installation of a new Roland M-5000 OHRCA Live Mixing Console.
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NOA to Show Future Proof Archiving Innovations at CABSAT 2018
NOA to Show Future Proof Archiving Innovations at CABSAT 2018
AV digitizing and archiving specialist NOA GmbH will be exhibiting at CABSAT 2018 in Booth A3-42
“Our presence at CABSAT 2018 coincides with some important large-scale projects in the region that will be completed this year. We’ll be showing our cutting-edge and easy-to-use archiving innovations” says Christophe Kummer, Managing Partner of NOA.
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The S.P.A.A.C.E. Program Shot with URSA Mini Pros and Edited with DaVinci Resolve Studio
The S.P.A.A.C.E. Program Shot with URSA Mini Pros and Edited with DaVinci Resolve StudioBlackmagic Design today announced that Director, Editor, Colorist and Post Supervisor Alex Ferrari used Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro digital film cameras and DaVinci Resolve Studio to shoot, edit, grade and finish the streaming series "The S.P.A.A.C.E. Program."
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PlayBox Technology Neo and CloudAir Playout to Take Centre Stage at CABSAT 2018
PlayBox Technology Neo and CloudAir Playout to Take Centre Stage at CABSAT 2018PlayBox Technology will debut the latest versions of its server-based Neo and SaaS-based CloudAir playout solutions to Middle East broadcasters visiting the 24th CABSAT exhibition at the Dubai World Trade Centre, January 14-16, 2018. Representatives on the PlayBox Technology stand, ZB6-C70, will include Pavlin Rahnev (CEO) and colleagues from PlayBox Technology ME Limited.
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MTI Film Continues Its Support for MAJOR CRIMES
MTI Film Continues Its Support for MAJOR CRIMESPost-production finishing for season six of TNT’s police drama Major Crimes is currently underway at MTI Film, continuing a relationship that began with the show’s debut in 2012. The facility faces tight deadlines and significant technical and creative hurdles in delivering each of 13 episodes included in the current season. Created by James Duff, and executive produced by Duff and Michael M. Robin, Major Crimes follows a special LAPD squad involved in high profile and sensitive crimes.
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EastWest Releases Hollywood Choirs
EastWest Releases Hollywood ChoirsEastWest has released Hollywood Choirs, a ground-breaking new vocal virtual instrument. Produced by Doug Rogers and Nick Phoenix, Hollywood Choirs is the epic follow-up to 1999's Voices of the Apocalypse and 2005's Symphonic Choirs, the best-selling and most awarded virtual choir of all time.
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Comedienne and Actress Loni Love Returns As Host of MUAHS on Feb. 24
Comedienne and Actress Loni Love Returns As Host of MUAHS on Feb. 24
Honorees include Gary Oldman, Make-Up Artist Greg Cannom, and Hair Stylist Mary Guerrero, Feb. 24 at The Novo L.A. Live
Comedienne, actress and author Loni Love will return as host for the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild 2018 Annual Awards (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) honoring both make-up artists and hair stylists outstanding achievements in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater. The black-tie gala, held on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at The Novo by Microsoft at L.A. Live, will mark Love’s third year as host. The announcement was made today by Susan Cabral-Ebert, President of IATSE Local 706.
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ELEMENTS Adds Eric Thorne to Growing North American Team as VP Sales Americas
ELEMENTS Adds Eric Thorne to Growing North American Team as VP Sales AmericasELEMENTS, developer of advanced solutions for unrestricted collaboration in shared media workflows, has added Eric Thorne to its growing North American team as its VP Sales Americas. Thorne joins ELEMENTS with over 25 years of sales experience in the media & entertainment market sector. His responsibilities, effective immediately, include supporting existing customers, developing new business targets and sectors, and expanding the reseller channel in the USA, Canada, and Latin America.
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Broadcast Pix Announces End-of-Year Cyber-Switcher Sale
Broadcast Pix Announces End-of-Year Cyber-Switcher Sale
Bundled Options, Services Save Customers More Than $3,000 on Select Models
Broadcast Pix™ today announced its Cyber-Switcher Sale, a year-end sales event featuring special pricing and on the company’s Flint™, Granite™, and Mica™ integrated production switchers. All systems ordered by Dec. 31 will include free options and technical support worth more than $3,000.
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AJA Names Danmon Asia as Platinum Distribution Partner
AJA Names Danmon Asia as Platinum Distribution PartnerDanmon Asia announces a distributorship agreement with AJA Video Systems which marks a deeper penetration of this award-winning manufacturer into the Vietnamese broadcast industry.
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SMPTE's Magic and Miracles book available at special pre-order price
SMPTE's Magic and Miracles book available at special pre-order price
A Perfect Holiday Gift, the Richly Illustrated Hardcover Book Documents a Century of Moving Image Science and Technology
SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, today announced that "Magic and Miracles: 100 Years of Moving Image Science and Technology" will ship in January. Documenting a century of innovation fueled by SMPTE's standards work, the richly illustrated hardcover book features more than 350 pages of historical photographs, movie stills, insider stories, and milestone events.
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BBC Wales puts Dalet at the core of its new broadcast center
BBC Wales puts Dalet at the core of its new broadcast center
BBC Wales selects Dalet Galaxy to manage assets and orchestrate workflows across new media facility
Dalet, a leading provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, announced that BBC Wales has selected the enterprise Dalet Galaxy Media Asset Management (MAM) and Orchestration platform to facilitate all workflows and asset management requirements at its new state-of-the-art media facility located in Cardiff, Wales. Once deployed, Dalet Galaxy will offer a centralized content repository and provide tools to orchestrate workflows and media processes across production, news, studios and delivery departments. The massive installation design and multi-year deployment will be managed by Dalet Professional Services, which will ensure customer success in the transformation journey towards agility and maximize return on investment (ROI).
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URSA Mini Pro 4.6K and DaVinci Resolve Studio Used for Kana Nishino’s latest Music Video GIRLS
URSA Mini Pro 4.6K and DaVinci Resolve Studio Used for Kana Nishino’s latest Music Video GIRLSBlackmagic Design today announced that Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro and DaVinci Resolve Studio were used for popular singer Kana Nishino’s new music video for her song “Girls.” Nobu Sueyoshi both directed and shot the video, and Toru Miura, a colorist and DIT from Spice Inc., provided color correction.
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House of Moves adds Selma Gladney-Edelman and Alastair Macleod
House of Moves adds Selma Gladney-Edelman and Alastair Macleod
Motion Capture and Animation Studio Brings in New Talent to Elevate Client Facing Experience and Custom Workflow Solutions
Animation and motion capture studio House of Moves (HOM) announced two new hires, Selma Gladney-Edelman as Executive Producer and Alastair Macleod as Head of Production Technology. The experienced duo is coming on board as the studio shifts to offer more custom short and long form content, and expands its motion capture technology workflows to its slate of television, feature film, video game and corporate clients.
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Art Directors Guild to Honor IATSE President Matthew Loeb
Art Directors Guild to Honor IATSE President Matthew Loeb
ADG’s 22nd Annual “Excellence in Production Design” Awards Gala takes place on Saturday, January 27 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom
Matthew D. Loeb, International President of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), will be honored with a special Leadership Award from the Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) at its 22nd Annual "Excellence in Production Design Awards.” ADG Executive Director Chuck Parker will present the award at the black-tie gala on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood and Highland.
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MPC Advertising Bolsters US Senior Leadership
MPC Advertising Bolsters US Senior Leadership
Justin Brukman has been appointed MD of North America with Camila De Biaggi and Robert Owens taking on the roles of MD for the New York and Los Angeles Advertising studios, respectively.
MPC, the global visual effects and creative production studio known for its breakthrough work in advertising, feature films, and immersive technology, has announced major leadership changes for its advertising studios in the US. The announcements were made by Mark Benson, CEO of MPC.
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MTI Film’s Larry Chernoff Honored with HPA Lifetime Achievement Award
MTI Film’s Larry Chernoff Honored with HPA Lifetime Achievement AwardMTI Film takes great pride in announcing that its CEO, Larry Chernoff, is the recipient of the Hollywood Professional Association’s 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award. The HPA’s highest honor, the award is presented to “an individual who is recognized for his or her service and commitment to the professional media content industry.” The award was presented by HPA president Seth Hallen during the annual HPA Awards ceremony, November 6, at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.
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Cinegy announces new Daniel2 plug-in for Adobe Creative Cloud
Cinegy announces new Daniel2 plug-in for Adobe Creative Cloud
Enhanced codec turbo-charges editing and post-production with Adobe video tools for Windows
Cinegy has announced that it has launched a new version of its Daniel2 Adobe® Creative Cloud® plug-in, designed for the latest Microsoft Windows versions of Adobe Premiere® Pro CC, Adobe After Effects® CC, and Adobe Media Encoder CC. The Daniel2 production codec enables ultra-fast HD, UHD or 8K production on accessible hardware and accelerated HEVC export up to 8K for distribution using NVIDIA GPUs.
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Directors Kate and Laura Mulleavy Join Anonymous Content Roster
Directors Kate and Laura Mulleavy Join Anonymous Content Roster
Duo Behind Woodshock and Rodarte Fashion Label Expand into Commercials
Production Company Anonymous Content is excited to announce that directors Kate and Laura Mulleavy have joined its roster for commercial representation. The signing comes on the heels of the visionary sisters making their feature film debut with the hypnotic drama Woodshock, starring Kirsten Dunst; and just months after presenting their spring 2018 couture collection for their own fashion label, Rodarte, during Paris Haute Couture Week.
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URSA Mini 4.6K and DaVinci Resolve Micro Panel Used for Kazuhito Takazawa's Documentary Film OBUSEBITO
URSA Mini 4.6K and DaVinci Resolve Micro Panel Used for Kazuhito Takazawa's Documentary Film OBUSEBITOBlackmagic Design announced today that its URSA Mini 4.6K was used for shooting “Obusebito,” a documentary short film about the people of a small town, Obuse, Nagano. The film was graded with DaVinci Resolve Studio using a DaVinci Resolve Micro Panel.
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Art Directors Guild announces Lifetime Achievement Honorees
Art Directors Guild announces Lifetime Achievement Honorees
ADG's 22nd Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards takes place on Saturday, January 27 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom
Scenic Artist John Moffitt, Emmy®-winning and Oscar®-nominated Set Designer James J. Murakami and Senior Illustrator Martin Kline join Production Designer Norm Newberry as recipients of the Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) Lifetime Achievement Award. They will be honored at the 22nd Annual ADG Excellence in Production Design Awards on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood and Highland.
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Popularity of FUJIFILM MK Lenses Draws Third Party Support
Popularity of FUJIFILM MK Lenses Draws Third Party SupportThanks to the growing popularity of the recently introduced FUJINON MK Series, camera and lens support providers have taken note and now offer a range of solutions to benefit MK lens owners and broaden their compatibility with additional camera mounts. Among those with new support gear for the FUJINON MK Series are lens control, accessory manufacturers and service providers: Heden, Chrosziel, Duclos Lenses, MTF, Bright Tangerine and Zacuto.
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ASG to Explore VR/AR, HDR and AI Technologies at Free Annual Workshop
ASG to Explore VR/AR, HDR and AI Technologies at Free Annual WorkshopAdvanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading media technology and engineering firm, will explore the use of VR/AR, HDR, and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies during its annual workflow workshop on Dec. 7, 2017, at New People Cinema in San Francisco. “The Reality of VR/AR, HDR, and Artificial Intelligence” will address both the technical and commercial aspects of the technologies, highlighting recent advances and projects from content creators.
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Ateme Partners With Interra Systems
Ateme Partners With Interra Systems
Partnership will bring Broadcast and Pay-TV Operators superior quality video experience
ATEME, a global leader in HEVC, H.264, and MPEG-2 video compression solutions for broadcast, cable, DTH, IPTV, and OTT today announced a technological partnership with Interra Systems, a global provider of quality control (QC), monitoring and analysis solutions to the digital media industry.
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Dalet Japan Expands Media Consultancy and Professional Services with New Solution Architect Appointment
Dalet Japan Expands Media Consultancy and Professional Services with New Solution Architect Appointment
Reona Yanagishita, expert in enterprise media workflow design and media asset management architecture, joins growing Dalet team in Tokyo
Dalet, a leading provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, today announced the addition of Reona Yanagishita to the Dalet Japan team. An expert in enterprise media workflows, Yanagishita steps into the Pre-Sales & Solution Architect position, spearheading workflow design and consultancy for Dalet’s Japan-based customers. A tech savvy expert and media industry veteran, Yanagishita brings over 10 years of experience that will strengthen Dalet’s strategic efforts in the Japanese market, and augment the value proposition to customers in the space of sports content and next-generation broadcast operations.
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MocapNow Delivers Full Performance, Facial/Audio Capture with OptiTrack
MocapNow Delivers Full Performance, Facial/Audio Capture with OptiTrackSince launching in late 2015, Seattle-based MocapNow has become a premier mocap service provider in the Pacific Northwest, delivering a range of motion capture services from full performance capture to creating custom rigs, cleaning up data, and building or optimizing external motion capture systems. The studio’s credits span feature films, video games and virtual reality productions, including HBO’s Emmy Award-winning “Westworld” VR experience, Epic Games’ “Paragon” announcement trailer and the upcoming PlayStation VR game “Golem” from Highwire, among other projects.
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Over 40 2017 Fall Television/Streaming Series Rely on Blackmagic Design
Over 40 2017 Fall Television/Streaming Series Rely on Blackmagic Design
Blackmagic Design products are being used by DPs, DITs, VFX artists, online editors and colorists to complete many of the fall 2017 season’s new and returning television shows and streaming series.
Blackmagic Design today announced that a variety of its production and post products are being used by DPs, DITs, VFX artists, online editors and colorists to complete many of the fall 2017 season’s new and returning television shows and streaming series. More than 40 shows rely on Blackmagic Design’s digital film cameras; Fusion Studio visual effects (VFX), compositing, 3D and motion graphics software; and DaVinci Resolve Studio editing, color correction and digital audio software; as well as its switchers, routers, monitors, and capture and playback devices.
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Testronic Expands Burbank Facility
Testronic Expands Burbank Facility
Expansion Offers Additional 4K Technology, QC and Testing Service
Testronic, the leader in quality control (QC), localization services and compliance, has expanded mastering operations in its Burbank headquarters. The facility upgrade offering greater resolution, higher standards and accurate review capabilities for high frame rate and native 4K content. Along with the upgraded infrastructure and new hardware, are a number of new personnel hires.
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Bexel Adds Sony PXW-Z450 4K Camcorders to Inventory
Bexel Adds Sony PXW-Z450 4K Camcorders to Inventory
Investment in State-of-the-Art Camcorders Supports Clients' Expanding Requirements for Delivering 4K Productions to OTT Platforms
Bexel, an NEP Broadcast Services Company, has greatly expanded its 4K and HDR capabilities with the purchase of five Sony PXW-Z450 camcorders, the first 4K shoulder-style cameras to join the Bexel rental inventory. Over the next year, Bexel will increase its investment to 20 of the Sony camcorders, which will see their first use for coverage of the upcoming events in PyeongChang, South Korea.
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Big Savings on Sigma's New 100-400mm F5-6.3 Contemporary Lens
Big Savings on Sigma's New 100-400mm F5-6.3 Contemporary LensSigma Corporation of America, a leading still photo and cinema lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, is offering a $100 instant savings off its new and very popular Sigma Global Vision 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary zoom lens. An ideal holiday gift for the photographer in your life, or as that one lens you add to your kit this year, the incredibly versatile, compact, super telephoto zoom lens produces stunningly sharp images on both full frame and ASP-C crop sensor DSLRs. The $100.00 USD instant savings is off the retail price of $799.00 USD and is only available through Sigma’s authorized US dealers through December 31, 2017.
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Accomplice Media Signs Director and Cinematographer Damien Toogood
Accomplice Media Signs Director and Cinematographer Damien ToogoodDirector DP Damien Toogood has signed to Accomplice Media, and stepped straight into working with DDB San Francisco. Toogood has directed spots for Dodge, Samsung, Ford, Nescafe and Hyundai among others. His work has been recognized in awards from Cannes to One Show, D&AD and others as well as garnering millions of views online.
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SMPTE Publishes Study Group Report on Flow Management in Professional Media Networks
SMPTE Publishes Study Group Report on Flow Management in Professional Media Networks
Report Addresses Current Standardization Gap and Proposes Next Steps for SMPTE and Broader Media Industry
SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, today announced the publication of the "Report of the Study Group on Flow Management in Professional Media Networks." The new, 52-page report investigates current and future technologies for media content flow management in professional media networks (PMN), explores user requirements, examines potential transmission methods for management commands, provides an overview of existing standards and specifications now available to the professional media industry, and offers a series of recommendations to the industry including some for future work.
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Interplay-sports Selects Magewell Capture Devices to Enable Real-Time, In-Game Video Analysis for Coaches and Teams
Interplay-sports Selects Magewell Capture Devices to Enable Real-Time, In-Game Video Analysis for Coaches and Teams
Plug-and-play USB Capture series easily and reliably brings multiple camera feeds and other video sources into innovative live sports analysis software
Pioneering sports software developer Interplay-sports has selected the USB Capture series of external video ingest devices from Magewell to bring high-quality video feeds into Interplay’s innovative software for live, in-game analysis. The combination of the Interplay-sports software and Magewell hardware brings a new dimension to sports analysis, empowering coaches with valuable, real-time information that they can use to make adjustments during matches.
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Cinegy on the “Go” in South Korea
Cinegy on the “Go” in South KoreaCinegy, which develops and produces software technology for digital video processing, asset management, video compression and automation and playout today announced that K-Baduk in South Korea has launch it’s “Go” channel using Cinegy. Invented in China more than 2,500 years ago and far more complicated than chess, the goal of Go is for two players to literally “encircle” more territory than their opponent. It is a hugely popular board game in East Asia, so much so that regional and international matches are televised in HD – with commentary - throughout the region on multiple platforms.
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EVS Chooses Custom Consoles Module-R Lite Desk for its new IP Expertise Center
EVS Chooses Custom Consoles Module-R Lite Desk for its new IP Expertise CenterEVS, the leading provider of live video production technology, has purchased a nine-bay Custom Consoles Module-R Lite desk for the new IP Expertise Center at its headquarters in Liège. The new desk incorporates an EVS DYVI live production switcher and will be used to demonstrate EVS products in a fully operational IP production environment.
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NextComputing announces Intel Core i9-7980XE Extreme Edition 18-Core Processor Computers
NextComputing announces Intel Core i9-7980XE Extreme Edition 18-Core Processor Computers
Now Available on NextComputing Portable Workstations and Compact Servers
NextComputing, renowned designers of innovative, portable workstations and compact servers for users requiring intensive compute power, announce the addition of the Intel® Core™ i9-7980XE Extreme Edition processor, boasting an unprecedented 18 cores, to multiple models of its portable workstation, compact server and ruggedized portable lines of high-performance computers.
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Crystal Vision to bring upgraded Chroma Keyer and a unique approach to IP to CABSAT 2018
Crystal Vision to bring upgraded Chroma Keyer and a unique approach to IP to CABSAT 2018Crystal Vision will be co-exhibiting with its distributor Ariston FZC at CABSAT 2018 to show the new control features of the Safire 3 real-time chroma keyer. At its best, and Crystal Vision's most popular product in the Middle East, the Safire 3 has been upgraded with improved live operation from the VisionPanel control panel making it even easier to use. Crystal Vision also brings a unique approach to the IP world with its MARBLE-V1 media processor and software apps, giving the flexibility needed to react to the changing requirements of IP.
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L-com Releases a New Line of Versatile HDMI Adapters
L-com Releases a New Line of Versatile HDMI AdaptersL-com Global Connectivity, a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that it has unveiled a new line of versatile HDMI adapters for use with home theater, OEM HDMI designs, professional A/V systems and digital signage applications.
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MUAHS to present Gary Oldman with Distinguished Artisan Award
MUAHS to present Gary Oldman with Distinguished Artisan Award
Award to be Presented at The NOVO by Microsoft at L.A. Live on Feb. 24, 2018
Academy® Award-nominated legendary actor Gary Oldman will receive this year's Distinguished Artisan Award at the 5th Annual Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) celebrating his prolific acting career and the plethora of characters he embraces. The black-tie awards gala, honoring both make-up artists and hair stylists outstanding achievements in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater, returns to the NOVO in L.A. Live on Saturday, February 24, 2018. The announcement was made today by Susan Cabral-Ebert, President of IATSE Local 706.
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Susie Shuttleworth Joins LightHouse Films as Executive Producer
Susie Shuttleworth Joins LightHouse Films as Executive ProducerCommercial production company LightHouse Films adds Susie Shuttleworth to their team as Executive Producer.
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SSL System T Hits the Stage at the Austrian National Theatre
SSL System T Hits the Stage at the Austrian National Theatre
It is like you are opening a curtain - the fog goes away. When you plug a mic in, it sounds right. When you touch an EQ it's much more precise.
The Burgtheater- the Austrian National Theatre - is part of a group of three Austrian theatres, together with the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera) and the Volksoper Wien opera house, and is generally considered to be one of the most important German language theatres anywhere in the world. As part of a recent upgrade to its audio systems, the theatre has installed two SSL System Tnetworked production systems along with a building-wide, redundant Dante Audio-over-IP network and SSL Network I/O. The system was specified by David Müllner (Manager, Sound & Multimedia, Burgtheater), supplied by TSAMM Professional Audio Solutions, and installed by Klangfarbe GmbH.
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Toolfarm Introduces RenderGarden Plug-in for Dramatically Faster Rendering in Adobe After Effects
Toolfarm Introduces RenderGarden Plug-in for Dramatically Faster Rendering in Adobe After Effects
Essential plug-in for Adobe After Effects CC accelerates render speed by as much as 3X
Toolfarm, a leading global distributor and reseller of video, VFX, 3D, and motion graphics software applications and plug-ins, announced today the release and immediate availability of the new RenderGarden plug-in for Adobe® After Effects® CC (Mac and Windows), developed by Mekajiki. Accelerating render speeds by as much as 3X, RenderGarden leverages existing system hardware processing power to improve the speed of motion graphics and visual effects workflows.
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sonoVTS and STRYME bring Zambian Parliament live to the people
sonoVTS and STRYME bring Zambian Parliament live to the peoplesonoVTS, the Munich-based provider of System Design and Integration; Equipment Rental and Operations; Service and Consulting and distribution of professional products, today announced that along with STRYME, a long-term supplier of the Austrian Broadcast Corporation (ORF) an internationally renowned broadcast solutions expert, devised a user-friendly state-of-the-art solution for Parliament Television to enable live debate broadcasts from the National Assembly of Zambia.
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Vicon and Framestore Help Raise Armies of the Dead in Marvel Studios THOR: RAGNAROK
Vicon and Framestore Help Raise Armies of the Dead in Marvel Studios THOR: RAGNAROK
Vicon Motion Capture Cameras and Software Aided in the Creation of Undead Soldiers, Crowded Cities and Even the Hulk, All in a Matter of Days
In Marvel Studios’ latest blockbuster, Thor: Ragnarok, an electrified god of thunder fights off an army of undead soldiers high above the waters on the narrow Rainbow Bridge, as the citizens of Asgard watch on in fear. The scene is a highlight of the movie, but also a complicated one, as the script called for dozens of characters to be onscreen at once. Hiring enough extras and stunt people would be costly, so instead, Marvel turned to Oscar-winning VFX studio Framestore, which managed to produce performance motion for armies and populations in a matter of days, using only a handful of cameras and Vicon’s Shōgun software.
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Square Box Systems Promotes Hannah Stern to Sales Operations Manager
Square Box Systems Promotes Hannah Stern to Sales Operations ManagerIn a move reflecting Square Box Systems' continued growth and investment in its service-oriented culture, the company today announced the promotion of Hannah Stern to sales operations manager. Reporting to the company's CEO, Dave Clack, Stern will manage the Square Box project office and professional services for CatDV, the company's industry-leading media asset management (MAM) solution.
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Media Links Renews Sponsorship with SVG Europe
Media Links Renews Sponsorship with SVG EuropeMedia Links, winner of the Technology and Engineering Emmy® Award and market leader in solutions to transport broadcast media and data over IP, has announced the renewal of its Gold sponsorship with the Sports Video Group Europe (SVG). Media Links’ technology is used for the world’s most watched sporting and entertainment events including the upcoming Winter Games in Pyeongchang.
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PlayBox Technology's Neo powers new HD channel at main.tv
PlayBox Technology's Neo powers new HD channel at main.tvmain.tv, one of Bavaria's leading regional broadcasters, has chosen PlayBox Technology Neo as the core playout system for its new high definition television service. Based in Aschafenburg, main.tv produces a wide range of programmes for viewers in Lower Franconia and across the Rhine-Main plain. The new system was supplied by VIDI GmbH, PlayBox Technology master distributor for Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
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Akai Professional unleashes new creative possibilities with MPC 2.0
Akai Professional unleashes new creative possibilities with MPC 2.0
Akai Professional and Plugivery today announce MPC 2.0, the next generation and acclaimed flagship beat-production software, which introduces a number of powerful new compositional and performance features to the Music Production Center experience.
Akai Professional, a leading manufacturer of music equipment for performers and producers, and Plugivery, a leading distributor of audio software, plug-ins and sound libraries via  electronic download delivery, today announce the official release of MPC 2.0. Released after an extensive beta testing period, MPC 2.0 is compatible with Mac and PC, works either alone as your main DAW or integrates seamlessly into your DAW of choice as a VST, AU, AAX plug-in.
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LYNX Technik® greenMachine® Wins Award at SATIS 2017
LYNX Technik® greenMachine® Wins Award at SATIS 2017
greenMachine honored with SATIS 2017 Award
LYNX Technik AG®, provider of modular interfaces for broadcast as well as professional AV and industrial signal processing applications, announces that its greenMachine APP-based and software-defined solution has received a SATIS audience favorite award in the Diffusion & Distribution category. This is LYNX Technik’s fourth innovation award for the new greenMachine® platform. SATIS is an annual event held in Paris, France, highlighting and showcasing the latest audiovisual developments in broadcast and multimedia technologies.
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Teranex AV Used on Train’s Play That Song Summer Tour
Teranex AV Used on Train’s Play That Song Summer TourBlackmagic Design today announced that its Teranex AV broadcast quality standards converter was used for signal conversions on American pop rock band Train’s “Play That Song” summer tour. Several additional Blackmagic Design products were also used on the tour, including a Videohub CleanSwitch 12x12 router with Videohub Smart Control, HyperDeck Studio Pro broadcast deck, SmartView Duo monitor and UltraStudio 4K capture and playback device.
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MASV.io introduces MASV 2.0, fast file transfer service for massive files
MASV.io introduces MASV 2.0, fast file transfer service for massive files
MASV.io Introduces MASV 2.0 With Faster Performance, Enterprise-grade Reliability and Branded Upload Portals for Media Professionals
MASV.io is excited to introduce MASV 2.0, the new version of its fast file transfer service for massive files. Optimized for the needs of today’s video professionals and others moving massive files, the pay-as-you-go MASV 2.0 features a complete overhaul of the core MASV infrastructure, improved speed and security, new MASV portals (beta), and a variety of other customer requested features. Also new is an offer of 100 GB of additional data for free to test MASV 2.0 (https://www.masv.io/100GB/).
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Adorama Partners with Vyze to Debut New Consumer Financing Program
Adorama Partners with Vyze to Debut New Consumer Financing Program
New private-label credit program offers financing on home entertainment, mobile computing, and professional video and audio products just in time for holiday shopping
Vyze , a leader in cloud-based financing technology solutions for retailers, today announced that Adorama, one of the world’s largest photography, video, audio, imaging and electronics retailers, has launched a private-label credit program on the Vyze platform.
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Rotolight unveils Anova Pro 2, revolutionary LED studio/location light
Rotolight unveils Anova Pro 2, revolutionary LED studio/location lightRotolight, award-winning British LED lighting manufacturer, has announced the launch of Anova PRO 2; a pioneering continuous light and High Speed Sync (HSS) flash for creative image-makers. Redefining the standard for professional LED lighting in studio or location, Anova PRO 2 is one of the brightest LED lights ever launched in its class, delivering 10,700 lux at 3 feet. Packed with innovative features for television, film production, and photography, the Anova PRO 2 is the 4th generation of Rotolight’s award winning studio/location light.
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This Week Only: Save Up to 50% Off Top VFX Plug-ins from Boris FX
This Week Only: Save Up to 50% Off Top VFX Plug-ins from Boris FXEverything Boris FX has to offer is on sale for one week only! Streamline your workflow and add unlimited creative firepower with quick, time-saving VFX tools used by today's top editors, visual effects artists & motion graphics designers.
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AMIA Awards to be Presented at Annual Conference
AMIA Awards to be Presented at Annual Conference
Robert Gitt to Receive Silver Light Award for Lifetime Achievement
The Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) will present four awards in recognition of work by individuals in the areas of archiving and preservation on November 30, during the AMIA Annual Conference in New Orleans. This year’s recipients include Robert Gitt, founder of the UCLA Film & Television Archive's Preservation Department, for the Silver Light Award; Chapin Cutler, co-owner of Boston and Light & Sound (BLS), for the Spotlight Award; Regina Longo, founder and leader of the Albanian Cinema Project (ACP), for the Alan Stark Award; and Moriah Ulinskas, longtime chair of the AMIA Diversity Committee, with the William S. O’Farrell Volunteer Award.
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PlayBox Technology EU debuts SubtitleNEXT at BITAM in Madrid
PlayBox Technology EU debuts SubtitleNEXT at BITAM in MadridPlayBox Technology EU (PBT EU) premieres its revolutionary multilingual captioning SubtitleNEXT suite of products that support real time capabilities for the first time in Spain at BITAM (Booth 43). BITAM is an annual industry event that brings broadcast, IT, audio and media sectors together in one space. http://www.bitamshow.com/index.asp
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FOR-A to Showcase at the 22nd annual Government Video Expo
FOR-A to Showcase at the 22nd annual Government Video Expo
FOR-A to Showcase Switcher, Server, Archiving Recorder & Graphics Tech at GV Expo
FOR-A® announces that it will highlight portable video switcher, video server, ClassX character generator, and LTO video archiving recorder solutions at the 22nd annual Government Video Expo. FOR-A will exhibit in Booth 530 at the upcoming show, which takes place November 29-30 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
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Massive Growth for Indie SFX as ‘A Sound Effect’ Turns Three and Celebrates with up to 80% Off Sale
Massive Growth for Indie SFX as ‘A Sound Effect’ Turns Three and Celebrates with up to 80% Off Sale
500 new unique and targeted sound libraries added since last year for content creators seeking the freshest sounds on the planet
A Sound Effect, the community-based, sound effects (SFX) online marketplace, turns three this week, and celebrates with the biggest sale in the site's history, with several hundred sound effects libraries on sale at up to 80% off. Independent sound effects are booming, and there are now more than 1400 individual sound effects libraries available in the carefully-curated collection on A Sound Effect. They cover everything from exotic bugs to drainpipes and everything in between.
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Sigma Announces Company’s Biggest Black Friday Sale on Award-Winning Art Lenses
Sigma Announces Company’s Biggest Black Friday Sale on Award-Winning Art LensesSigma Corporation of America, a leading still photo and cinema lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, flash and accessory manufacturer, today announced its biggest Black Friday / Cyber Monday sale ever, offering incredible savings on its award-winning Art lens line. For a limited time, customers can save up to $100.00 USD on some of Sigma’s most sought after Art lenses. These unprecedented savings are only available through Sigma’s authorized US dealers beginning Sunday, November 19th through Thursday, November 30th, 2017.
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Sonnet Launches Highly Portable External GPU Devices for Accelerating Ultrabook Computer Graphics
Sonnet Launches Highly Portable External GPU Devices for Accelerating Ultrabook Computer Graphics
All-New eGFX Breakaway™ Puck Features Radeon™ RX 560 or RX 570 GPU, Four Video Ports, Thunderbolt 3 Interface; Enables Multi-display Configurations for Notebooks With Limited External Display Capabilities
Sonnet Technologies today introduced an all-new paradigm in Thunderbolt™ connected external GPU (eGPU) devices with the eGFX Breakaway™ Puck, an extremely portable, high-performance, all-in-one eGPU for Thunderbolt 3 computers that delivers accelerated graphics, and provides multidisplay connectivity leveraging AMD's Eyefinity™ technology. With a Puck connected, a user's computer can deliver dramatically accelerated frame rates in popular graphics-intensive games, and boosted GPU acceleration for pro video applications anytime and anywhere it is needed.
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TVU Networks’ CEO Paul Shen Receives “Industry Innovator” Award
TVU Networks’ CEO Paul Shen Receives “Industry Innovator” AwardPaul Shen, CEO and founder of TVU Networks has been honored with New Bay’s Industry Innovator Award, presented by TV Technology.
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ReVision Effects RE:Lens v1.5 released
ReVision Effects RE:Lens v1.5 releasedReVision Effects RE:Lens v1.5 is now available! We've updated RE:Lens for After Effects and Premiere Pro to version 1.5. RE:Lens is our plug-in product solution for lens conversions, projections and stabilization for 360 VR and fisheye footage. No charge to upgrade but please read on for compatibility info. We will be upgrading the OFX version of RE:Lens in the upcoming months with the same changes, so stay tuned!
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Blackmagic Design Announces Powerful New 6G‑SDI Mini Converters Starting at $145
Blackmagic Design Announces Powerful New 6G‑SDI Mini Converters Starting at $145
New models feature 6G-SDI for all formats up to 2160p30, HDMI instant lock, 3D LUTs and more
Blackmagic Design today announced new broadcast quality 6G‑SDI mini converters for converting SDI to HDMI and HDMI to SDI. These new models include more advanced features and new lower prices than the previous 3G‑SDI and 4K models that they replace. Mini Converter HDMI to SDI 6G is available now from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide for US$145, and Mini Converter SDI to HDMI 6G is also available for US$185.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New Low Price for USB Powered Micro Converters
Blackmagic Design Announces New Low Price for USB Powered Micro Converters
Blackmagic Design smashes the price barrier for SDI conversion with prices starting from only $39!
Blackmagic Design today announced new lower cost USB powered micro converters, repacked without the power supply so customers can use the power supplies they already own. The new repackaged, incredibly small, Micro Converter HDMI to SDI is available now from Blackmagic Design resellers for only US$39, and the Micro Converter SDI to HDMI is also now available for only US$45.
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Blackmagic Design Announces DeckLink 8K Pro with World's First Quad Link 12G‑SDI Capture and Playback
Blackmagic Design Announces DeckLink 8K Pro with World's First Quad Link 12G‑SDI Capture and Playback
The world’s first quad link 12G-SDI capture and playback card designed for high resolution, deep color high dynamic range 8K workflows!
Blackmagic Design today announced DeckLink 8K Pro, a new high performance capture and playback card featuring quad link 12G‑SDI to allow real time high resolution 8K workflows. This new DeckLink 8K Pro breaks new ground in high quality as it supports all film and video formats from SD all the way up to 8K DCI, 12‑bit RGB 4:4:4, plus it also handles advanced color spaces such as Rec. 2020 for deeper color and higher dynamic range. DeckLink 8K also handles a massive 64 channels of audio, stereoscopic 3D, high frame rates and more.
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Blackmagic Design Announces Camera 4.7 Update for Micro Studio and Micro Cinema Cameras
Blackmagic Design Announces Camera 4.7 Update for Micro Studio and Micro Cinema Cameras
New software update improves image quality, adds RAW output, and includes more remote control options!
Blackmagic Design today released Blackmagic Camera 4.7 Update for Blackmagic Micro Studio Camera 4K and Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera. This update adds new video formats, dramatically improved sensor performance, new gain settings, RAW output via SDI, and new control options for operating the cameras remotely.
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AJA and Avid Team Up On Avid Artist | DNxIP Hardware Interface
AJA and Avid Team Up On Avid Artist | DNxIP Hardware Interface
New Device Based on AJA Io IP Technology Streamlines Professional I/O with Avid Media Composer for IP Workflows
AJA Video Systems today announced that it has collaborated with Avid® to develop Avid Artist™ | DNxIP™, a new hardware interface option for Avid Media Composer® users that supports high frame rate, deep color and high dynamic range IP workflows. Avid Artist | DNxIP is a Thunderbolt 3 equipped I/O device that enables the transfer of SMPTE standard HD video over 10 GigE IP networks, with high-quality local monitoring over 3G-SDI and HDMI 2.0.
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AJA Unveils Io IP with Thunderbolt 3 at Inter BEE 2017
AJA Unveils Io IP with Thunderbolt 3 at Inter BEE 2017
Delivers Flexible, Mobile I/O for Broadcast IP Pipelines
AJA Video Systems today announced the new Io IP capture and output device for broadcast IP workflows. The portable device simplifies the transfer of SMPTE standard HD video over 10 GigE IP networks, with high-quality local monitoring over 3G-SDI and HDMI 2.0, and supports high frame rate, deep color and high dynamic range workflows.
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Blackmagic Cintel Scanner Used on Channel 4 George Michael Documentary
Blackmagic Cintel Scanner Used on Channel 4 George Michael Documentary
Starting with everything from Video 8 to a variety of film stocks, more than 30,000 feet of final reels digitized in 4K, all in real time
Blackmagic Design today announced that its Cintel Scanner was used to help digitize archived footage held on 16mm and 35mm film for new Channel 4 autobiographical documentary George Michael: Freedom.
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Avid Enters Into Multiyear Enterprise Agreement with Viacom to Enhance Its Production Infrastructure Worldwide
Avid Enters Into Multiyear Enterprise Agreement with Viacom to Enhance Its Production Infrastructure Worldwide
Agreement will enable more flexible, scalable and virtualized production across Viacom’s premier entertainment brands, providing tools for greater efficiencies and creative collaboration, and lower operational costs
Avid® (Nasdaq:AVID), a leading global media technology provider for the creation, distribution and monetization of media assets for global media organizations, enterprise users and individual creative professionals, today announced a multiyear enterprise agreement with global entertainment company Viacom to enhance its worldwide production infrastructure on Avid’s MediaCentral® platform. The industry’s most open, tightly integrated and efficient platform, designed for media will enhance collaboration, and increase efficiency and productivity, while introducing new economies of scale, and a path to the cloud for Viacom’s operations, starting with the deployment of Media Composer® | Cloud Remote, which enables editors to remotely connect and collaborate with teams no matter where they’re located.
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DP Judd Overton shoots The Letdown with VariCam LTs
DP Judd Overton shoots The Letdown with VariCam LTs
Netflix and Australian Broadcast Corporation partner on series produced and written by Sarah Scheller and Alison Bell
Netflix and the Australian Broadcast Corporation have partnered to produce a new comedy series, The Letdown. Produced and written by Sarah Scheller and Alison Bell, the pilot and six half hour episodes follows Audrey, played by Bell, as she navigates the chaos of motherhood while still trying to balance a career-focused husband, a self-absorbed mother, and a care-free best friend. The series also stars Duncan Fellows, Sacha Horler, Noni Hazelhurst and Celeste Barber.
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