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Ikegami APAC to Exhibit Latest Cameras, Monitors and Transmission Equipment at Broadcast Asia 2018
Ikegami APAC to Exhibit Latest Cameras, Monitors and Transmission Equipment at Broadcast Asia 2018
Demonstrations to include first APAC showing of the new HDK-99 3G-capable full digital 3-CMOS HDTV portable camera and HQLM-3125X 4K/HD master monitor
Ikegami, a leader in HD and UHD cameras and production equipment for television content producers and broadcasters, will exhibit its newest technology and systems on the Ikegami APAC stand 4R4-01 at Broadcast Asia 2018. The show will be held at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, June 26-28.
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Cloud is no Broadcast Cure-All: Telestream Favors Hybrid Approach to Workflow Deployment
Cloud is no Broadcast Cure-All: Telestream Favors Hybrid Approach to Workflow DeploymentIn broadcasting, cloud-based workflows have been in vogue for a number of years, and many technology companies are focusing so strongly on cloud deployments that it almost seems that the answer is cloud, but no one is sure of the question! The $64 million question for the broadcast industry is: how cloud should figure in to the future? According to Telestream’s Chief Marketing Officer, Chris Osika, very often the answer is not found in pure cloud. Whilst he sees cloud as an empowering technology for organizations of all sizes and in many different industry sectors, there is an absolute need for it to be employed strategically and judiciously based on real business need.
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RED Digital Cinema Returns to Cine Gear Expo
RED Digital Cinema Returns to Cine Gear Expo
Christopher Probst, ASC Will Take Attendees Behind the Scenes On Epoch
RED Digital Cinema will be at Cine Gear Expo this year in Los Angeles at The Studios at Paramount from June 1-2. Located at Booth S101 in Stage 17, RED will showcase its DSMC2™ camera line-up featuring premier sensors, MONSTRO 8K VV, HELIUM 8K S35 and GEMINI 5K S35. Additionally, RED will demonstrate 8K workflows, covering 8K REDCODE RAW, HDR and image processing pipeline (IPP2).
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Silbersalz launches new film processing lab with Cintel Scanner
Silbersalz launches new film processing lab with Cintel Scanner
The Cintel Scanner is connected over Thunderbolt to Silbersalz Film’s master editing suite, with digitised files processed through Resolve to create ProRes 4444 proxies, which are immediately available for editing and color correction.
Blackmagic Design today announced its Cintel Scanner has been installed at the heart of a new state-of-the-art analog film processing laboratory launched by Silbersalz Film, a Stuttgart-based film production company.
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Deluxe New York Taps Sam Daley for Features and Episodic Color Grading
Deluxe New York Taps Sam Daley for Features and Episodic Color Grading
Signals expansion of Gotham finishing operations
Senior Colorist Sam Daley has joined Deluxe post operations in New York, where he will lead final color finishing for feature films and television. Daley has been a fixture of the local post community for over 20 years.
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Andrew Bell Joins Method Studios as Sr. EP/VP, Advertising Operations
Andrew Bell Joins Method Studios as Sr. EP/VP, Advertising OperationsLong-time VFX exec Andrew Bell has joined the leadership team of Method Studios’ Advertising business in Los Angeles as Sr. EP/VP, Advertising Operations. In this role reporting to Method Advertising MD and EVP Stuart Robinson, he’ll work alongside Method L.A.’s Commercials VFX Sr. EP/VP Stephanie Gilgar and Digital Studio head Jeff Werner to drive day-to-day operations in the L.A. studio, curate talent, and bring Method’s capabilities to brand, agency and production company clients on the west coast.
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Gearhouse Broadcast boosts 4K and HDR rental capabilities with investment in in-demand cameras and lenses
Gearhouse Broadcast boosts 4K and HDR rental capabilities with investment in in-demand cameras and lenses
Sony HDC-4300 cameras and range of Canon and Fujinon 4K lenses boost Gearhouse’s rental stock in UK, US and Germany
Gearhouse Broadcast, a supplier of technical facilities, crew and services used to capture the world’s most watched content, has significantly enhanced its 4K rental stock with the purchase of a large quantity of the industry’s most in-demand cameras and lenses. The investment includes 36 new Sony HDC-4300 4K/HD camera channels and a large quantity of 4K and HD studio/field and ENG lenses from both Canon and Fujinon.
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Supervising Sound Editor/Re-Recording Mixer Will Files Joins Sony Pictures Post Production Services
Supervising Sound Editor/Re-Recording Mixer Will Files Joins Sony Pictures Post Production Services
Award-winning sound artist will edit and mix on a new Dolby Atmos-capable stage
Award-winning Supervising Sound Editor and Re-Recording Mixer Will Files has joined Sony Pictures Post Production Services. Files, who spent a decade at Skywalker Sound, brings credits on more than 80 feature films, including Passengers, Deadpool, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Fantastic Four. Files won a 2018 MPSE Golden Reel Award for his work on War for the Planet of the Apes. His current project is the upcoming Columbia Pictures release Venom out in U.S. theaters October 5, 2018.
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Digitalfilm Tree Adds Colorist Dan Judy
Digitalfilm Tree Adds Colorist Dan JudyDigitalFilm Tree, an award-winning post production and software development company,is pleased to announce that Dan Judy has come on board as a Senior Colorist. He has already begun working on the hit show “Roseanne” as well as the CW’s “The 100” and Fox’s “Last Man on Earth.”
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Next on Westdoc Online: An Insider’s Guide to Working with National Geographic Channel
Next on Westdoc Online: An Insider’s Guide to Working with National Geographic Channel
The episode is now online at www.westdoconline.com and here in the COW
The next episode of Westdoc Online focuses on the business of working with National Geographic Channel, featuring an exclusive interview with Vice President of Development Charlie Parsons.
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Academy Award®-winning DP Claudio Miranda Uses DaVinci Resolve Studio and DaVinci Resolve Mini Panel
Academy Award®-winning DP Claudio Miranda Uses DaVinci Resolve Studio and DaVinci Resolve Mini Panel
Miranda’s workflow includes BMD's DaVinci Resolve Mini Panel, as well as UltraStudio Express and UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3 capture and playback devices.
Blackmagic Design today announced that Academy Award®-winning DP Claudio Miranda, ASC, (“Life of Pi”) uses DaVinci Resolve Studio and the DaVinci Resolve Mini Panel for editing and color grading as part of his work as a cinematographer, as well as on his personal projects.
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DigitalGlue Shatters Conventional Media Storage Paradigm with Launch of creative.space
DigitalGlue Shatters Conventional Media Storage Paradigm with Launch of creative.space
New “On-Premise Managed Storage™” concept provides unparalleled performance at affordable monthly rates.
DigitalGlue has shattered the paradigm of high-end storage solutions with the launch of creative.space, an entirely new concept in media storage. The platform is offered as an "On-Premise Managed Storage™" (OPMS) service and features high-speed, high-capacity, 24/7 monitoring, technical support and next-day repairs for an all-inclusive, affordable, fixed monthly rate. DigitalGlue, a leading equipment, integration, and software development provider, also designs and implements solutions for complete turnkey content creation, post-production, and distribution.
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HPA Awards Open Call for Entries for Creative Categories
HPA Awards Open Call for Entries for Creative Categories
Popular Awards for Creative and Technical Talent Adds New Categories
The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA®) has opened the Call for Entries in Creative Categories for the 13th annual HPA Awards. These awards are considered important recognition for groundbreaking work and artistic excellence, acknowledging creative artistry in color grading, editing, sound, and visual effects in feature film, television, and commercials. The 13th annual gala awards presentation will be held at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, California on the evening of Thursday, November 15, 2018.
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M-AUDIO and Plug & Mix Announce Plug-in Giveaway Promotion
M-AUDIO and Plug & Mix Announce Plug-in Giveaway PromotionM-Audio and Plug & Mix today proudly announce that they have undertaken a joint promotional offering called “Pick and Mix” where clients buying M-Audio hardware products are eligible to receive 5 (five) Plug & Mix plug-ins of their choice, FREE of charge.
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Alternative Futures: Sound for “Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams”
Alternative Futures: Sound for “Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams”
Veteran sound team from Sony Pictures Post Production Services comes together for sci-fi anthology series.
Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams, the anthology series produced by Sony Pictures Television in a joint venture with Channel 4 in the U.K. and Amazon Studios in the U.S., draws on the late science fiction writer’s voluminous short fiction for its stories of alternate realities, future worlds and paradoxical situations. The show’s first season is a feast for the imagination, consisting of 10 stand-alone, one-hour episodes, each based on a different Philip K. Dick short story and each with a different cast, director and writer.
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SAG-AFTRA Statement on Senate Net Neutrality Vote
Today the U.S. Senate voted 53-47 to maintain the net neutrality rules adopted by the FCC in 2015. SAG-AFTRA issued the following statement: “We commend the senators who voted today to undo the FCC’s order repealing net neutrality rules. We support the basic principles that companies should provide their users with access to all lawfully distributed content on reasonably non-discriminatory terms, they should be prohibited from favoring their own content over the content of an unaffiliated provider and they should be prohibited from prioritizing the content of one unaffiliated provider over that of another. We continue to urge the government to work toward the goal of preserving a free and open Internet and to maintain and strengthen the distinction between the transmission of lawful and unlawful content.”
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AMIA’s Digital Asset Symposium Presents a Powerful Lineup of Creative and Technological Case Studies
AMIA’s Digital Asset Symposium Presents a Powerful Lineup of Creative and Technological Case Studies
Two Keynotes, Netflix’s “Bobby Kennedy for President” and Crowdsourcing for Data Collection, Join Archive, Data Science, and Object Storage Discussions.
The Association of Moving Image Archivists’ Digital Asset Symposium (DAS) returns to New York on June 6, presenting a full day of discussions sharply focused on today’s most compelling topics in asset management. The daylong event will take place once again at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).
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MAXON announces sponsorship of new 'Women in Motion Graphics' website
MAXON Cinema 4D-Hosted “Women in Motion Graphics” Panel at NAB 2018 Sheds Light on Industry Workplace Challenges
At this year’s 2018 NAB Show, MAXON, the industry-leading developer of Cinema 4D, the acclaimed 3D software application used by artists around the world for motion graphics, general design, VFX, VR/AR and all types of visualization applications, was host to a luncheon panel session entitled, “Women in Motion Graphics.”
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HHB unveil upgraded demonstration facilities at North West London HQ
HHB unveil upgraded demonstration facilities at North West London HQProfessional audio equipment suppliers HHB Communications have announced the opening of their newly renovated and improved demonstration facilities at their headquarters in North West London. The new facility was designed to provide demonstrations and training with the latest formats and technologies currently available in the professional audio market.
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Trick Digital uses Blackmagic Design's Fusion Studio for visual effects on The Last Movie Star
Trick Digital uses Blackmagic Design's Fusion Studio for visual effects on The Last Movie Star
Production relied heavily on Fusion Studio’s painting, tracking, rotoscoping and keying tools for the film, also using DaVinci Resolve Studio to pull and insert VFX plates.
Blackmagic Design today announced that Los Angeles-based visual effects (VFX) house Trick Digital used its VFX and motion graphics software, Fusion Studio, on the film “The Last Movie Star.” Starring Burt Reynolds, “The Last Movie Star” follows an aging, former movie star as he faces the reality that his glory days are behind him. Also starring Ariel Winter, Chevy Chase, Clark Duke and more, “The Last Movie Star” is written and directed by Adam Rifkin and was recently released by A24.
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City of Fort Myers Celebrates Meeting Coverage Success with Broadcast Pix Integrated Production Switcher
City of Fort Myers Celebrates Meeting Coverage Success with Broadcast Pix Integrated Production SwitcherBroadcast Pix today announced CFM-TV, the government channel for the City of Fort Myers, Florida, installed a Mica™ 1000 integrated production switcher in late January as part of an overall refresh of the council chambers at City Hall.
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LipSync upgrades to Dolby Atmos and dual-op hybrid S6 and DFC desk 
LipSync upgrades to Dolby Atmos and dual-op hybrid S6 and DFC desk Internationally recognised post-production house, LipSync Post have welcomed an overhaul and upgrade to their Soho based facility. Wanting to bring Dolby Atmos capabilities to LipSync but also desiring the most flexible and powerful control system, LipSync teamed up with HHB Communications to create a hybrid, dual Avid S6 and AMS Neve DFC-3D desk whilst upgrading the room to create Dolby Atmos mixes with a new HE-RMU.
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Renewed Vision Expands Integration and Control Capabilities with ProVideoPlayer 3.1 Upgrade
Renewed Vision Expands Integration and Control Capabilities with ProVideoPlayer 3.1 Upgrade
New communications protocol support enables advanced interoperability between external devices and third-generation media server, video processor and screen control solution
Renewed Vision today announced a significant new software update for the third generation of its ProVideoPlayer (PVP3) multi-function media server. Building further on the powerful enhancements of the major PVP3 upgrade released earlier this year, version 3.1 adds robust communication capabilities that allow ProVideoPlayer to be seamlessly controlled by external devices such as lighting consoles and custom automation systems. Renewed Vision will showcase PVP 3.1 in booth N1814 at InfoComm 2018, taking place June 6-8 in Las Vegas.
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SMPTE Hollywood Section to explore Data's Impact on Production Decisions at May Meeting
SMPTE Hollywood Section to explore Data's Impact on Production Decisions at May Meeting
May 16 Section Meeting at Linwood Dunn Theater Will Showcase Yedlin’s Work
The Hollywood Section of SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, today announced that Steve Yedlin, ASC will present his work on cinema image quality this month’s Section meeting, May 16 at the Linwood Dunn Theater. The two-part demonstration, titled “On Acquisition and Pipeline for High-Resolution Exhibition,” premiered at Camerimage in 2016 and now is widely available online. The SMPTE Hollywood Section event will give attendees the opportunity to view Yedlin’s demonstration in a high-quality theatrical exhibition venue.
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Sigma Announces 70mm F2.8 DG MACRO Art Lens
Sigma Announces 70mm F2.8 DG MACRO Art LensSigma Corporation of America, a leading still photo and cinema lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, today announced that its 70mm F2.8 DG MACRO Art, the first prime macro lens to be adorned with the Art badge, will be available in Canon mount in the end of May for $569.00 USD through authorized US retailers. The Sigma mount model is expected to ship in June. The release of the Sony E-Mount version will be announced later.
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Ford F-150 and Big Block use Blackmagic's DaVinci Resolve Studio on New 2018 Campaign
Ford F-150 and Big Block use Blackmagic's DaVinci Resolve Studio on New 2018 CampaignBlackmagic Design announced today that DaVinci Resolve Studio was used on Ford’s latest 2018 F-150 campaign, produced by Big Block and agency GTB, with colorist Brandon Chavez and Director Paul Trillo. Noted for their visually rich and fast-paced spots, Ford’s marketing concept, that their vehicles are not just always raising the bar, but that they are the bar, is reflected heavily in the commercials themselves. Each campaign presents multiple viewpoints of that familiar tag line, and the 2018 campaign was no exception.
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See Aaton-Transvideo products at CineGear Expo 2018
See Aaton-Transvideo products at CineGear Expo 2018
The new and latest Aaton-Digital and Transvideo products will be on show at Cine Gear Expo 2018 on the Aaton-Transvideo booth 60C, The Studios at Paramount, Hollywood, CA 90038, Los Angeles, USA; Exhibition June 1-2.
See all the latest and new Aaton-Digital and Transvideo products at the CineGear Expo 2018 show and demo on the Aaton-Transvideo booth, 60C. The Transvideo StarliteHD2 monitor-recorder with its new firmware upgrade giving increased resolution and reduced latency, enhancing its many capabilities further and making it also an excellent choice now for focus pulling. The upgrade will be available for all existing StarliteHD worldwide for a cost of 165 Euros.
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At Broadcast Asia 2018, Telestream Showcases Market-Leading Media Orchestration Capabilities
Elegant, cost-effective live remote UHD and HD production capabilities to be used at FIFA World Cup Finals in Russia
At Broadcast Asia 2018, on booth 4B3-05, Telestream®, a global leader in file-based media workflow orchestration, media streaming and delivery technologies, will be demonstrating a range of solutions that seamlessly, cost-effectively move content from creation through distribution, while providing quality monitoring and management throughout.
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Broadcast Pix Updates iPixPad, iPixPanel Mobile Device Control for iOS 11
Broadcast Pix Updates iPixPad, iPixPanel Mobile Device Control for iOS 11Broadcast Pix has announced upgrades to its iPixPad and iPixPanel applications. Available now from the App Store, both apps allow users to control Broadcast Pix integrated production switchers remotely from Apple mobile devices. Designed to work with iOS 11 and take advantage of today’s larger screens, the updated apps provide support for all screen sizes.
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Editor Alan Edward Bell Uses Fusion 9 Studio on Red Sparrow
Editor Alan Edward Bell Uses Fusion 9 Studio on Red Sparrow
Bell used Fusion Studio as one of his editing tools while cutting the film, using it to create performance enhancing VFX during the editing process.
Blackmagic Design today announced that Editor Alan Edward Bell used its visual effects (VFX) and motion graphics software, Fusion 9 Studio, while editing the film “Red Sparrow.”
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Sigma Mother’s Day Promotions on Award-Winning Art Lenses
Sigma Mother’s Day Promotions on Award-Winning Art LensesSigma Corporation of America, a leading still photo and cinema lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, today announced a special Mother’s Day promotion, offering incredible savings on its award-winning Art lens line. Beginning May 3, 2018 and running through May 14, 2018, anyone looking to treat the mother in their life, or even themselves, to a gift that will help capture life’s precious moments can save up to $100.00 USD on some of Sigma’s most sought-after Art lenses.
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Adorama INSPIRE Series Celebrates Creative Storytelling Community
Adorama INSPIRE Series Celebrates Creative Storytelling Community
Star content creators headline a week of designed-to-share experiences in Manhattan, exploring new techniques, ideas and hot topics in the industry, providing a launchpad for photo and video creatives to learn, share and network
Adorama, the trusted source for market-leading photo, video, audio, imaging and electronics products and information, announced Adorama INSPIRE, a brand new, weeklong event filled with designed-to-share experiences for visual storytellers.
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Boris FX Announces Free 360/VR Plug-in Giveaway for the Month of May
Boris FX Announces Free 360/VR Plug-in Giveaway for the Month of May
The Boris FX Continuum VR Unit is now available free through May 31, 2018. Five 360° enabled plug-ins for immersive video post-production.
The new Continuum VR Unit from Boris FX, the leading creative visual effects plug-in developer, delivers five useful and fast filters for professional reframing, editing, and finishing 360° video. The recently released 360° toolset fills a gap in the rapidly growing 360/VR immersive filmmaking industry which requires specialized tools to process spherical video formats. From now through May 31, 2018, Boris FX is offering the Continuum VR Unit as a free giveaway (a $199 value).
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Virtual Reality Los Angeles VRLA 2018 Coming This Weekend, May 4-5
Virtual Reality Los Angeles VRLA 2018 Coming This Weekend, May 4-5
Experience the Future of Immersive Entertainment at VRLA 2018
VRLA is exploring new realities and bringing the future of immersive entertainment to the Los Angeles Convention Center on May 4 and 5, featuring the latest innovations in virtual, augmented and mixed reality across tech, gaming, film, consumer and professional industries. VRLA is open to the public and offers one- and two-day passes for pros, consumers and tech enthusiasts alike, with industry-leading companies exhibiting a wide array of immersive technology solutions and presenting a full schedule of keynotes, panels and sessions.
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Pond5 Taps Talent from Viacom and eBay for CTO and CRO Roles
Pond5 Taps Talent from Viacom and eBay for CTO and CRO Roles
Pond5 fills two new executive roles, Sam Napolitano as CTO and Jeffrey Wilks as CRO, to support burgeoning media business
Pond5, the world’s leading content marketplace for high-quality royalty-free video and other media, today announced the appointment of two key executive roles: Sam Napolitano as Chief Technology Officer and Jeffrey Wilks as Chief Revenue Officer. Both Napolitano and Wilks join the Pond5 team in the company’s New York City office. As CTO, Napolitano is responsible for driving the company’s technology forward, including the advancement of its AI Visual Search program and tech integrations with industry-leading software developers. As CRO, Wilks oversees global sales and marketing for Pond5.
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TRACKS Primed to Become Music Industry’s Largest One-Stop Licensing Solution for Professional Videographers
TRACKS Primed to Become Music Industry’s Largest One-Stop Licensing Solution for Professional Videographers
Service allows labels and publishers to license music for use in life event video productions, including rights to post to approved Social Media sites
TRACKS, a new online micro sync licensing service allowing professional videographers to choose from hundreds of thousands of songs for inclusion in life event videos and photomontages, recently announced the Open Beta launch of www.tracksmusic.com.
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ioGates Adds Support for EditShare QScan Automated Quality Control
ioGates Adds Support for EditShare QScan Automated Quality ControlioGates, a Broadcast Pix™ company, today announced it offers integrated support for the new EditShare QScan automated quality control family of products. Announced in March, QScan offers file-based video and audio AQC that simplifies compliance and delivery requirements. With its single-pass analysis technology, which shows errors almost instantly without the need for retesting when users change test parameters, QScan ROI can be measured in days not weeks.
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Pixelogic Announces Digital Cinema Services
Pixelogic Announces Digital Cinema ServicesPixelogic the innovative and fully integrated provider of localization and distribution services, has unveiled plans to deliver global digital cinema services this summer. The company will launch these services with a total of 12 projector-lit screening rooms within its Burbank and London locations. Digital cinema expansion to its Culver City, CA and Cairo facilities are planned for later in 2018 with further expansion planned in 2019.
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Announcing the ARRI Approved Certified Pre-Owned Program
Announcing the ARRI Approved Certified Pre-Owned Program
Selected ARRI ALEXA cameras available, all subjected to comprehensive check and overhaul of all components, with one-year warranty
ARRI announces the introduction of the Certified Pre-Owned Program. The motion picture equipment manufacturer is now offering selected pre-owned and refurbished camera systems of the ALEXA series for sale. “We are excited to offer the ARRI Approved Certified Pre-Owned Program,” says Stephan Schenk, Managing Director of ARRI Cine Technik and General Manager of the Business Unit Camera Systems. “It’s a global initiative which adds a new tier to our products, allowing more filmmakers access to our technology. It also gives educational institutions a cost-effective way of providing high-quality equipment for their students.”
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Rusted Rooster Relies on Facilis TerraBlock to Bring Home the Bacon
Rusted Rooster Relies on Facilis TerraBlock to Bring Home the Bacon
Team of 24 includes 5 editors working simultaneously on 128TB of native 4K shared projects in Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects using Facilis TerraBlock 24EX
Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, recently announced that Michigan-based Rusted Rooster Media, a full service, specialty outdoor production company, has purchased a TerraBlock 128TB 24EX shared storage system to support their 4K workflow.
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William Bartlett wins BAFTA Television Craft Award for SS-GB
William Bartlett wins BAFTA Television Craft Award for SS-GBFramestore is proudly celebrating the success of Executive Creative Director William Bartlett, for his BAFTA-winning titles for BBC One/Sid Gentle Films drama SS-GB.
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Digital Innovator Peter McCabe Leverages Sonnet's Thunderbolt-to-PCIe Card Expansion for Workflows
Digital Innovator Peter McCabe Leverages Sonnet's Thunderbolt-to-PCIe Card Expansion for Workflows
Echo™ Express III-D Bridges Gap Between Mac® and PC-Based Workflows for a Wide Range of Still Photography, Video, and Audio Projects
Renowned photographer, sound mixer, and music producer Peter McCabe has chosen Sonnet Technologies' Echo™ Express III-D Thunderbolt™-to-PCI Express® (PCIe®) expansion chassis to provide Thunderbolt connectivity to PCIe cards that can support both Mac®- and PC-based workflows. The Echo Express III-D supports virtually every aspect of McCabe's business, housing up to three professional video capture, audio interface, storage, or other types of PCIe cards and connecting them to any Mac or PC with a Thunderbolt port.
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Crystal Vision announces Safire 3 chroma keyer price reduction
Crystal Vision announces Safire 3 chroma keyer price reduction
BIG PRICE REDUCTION FOR CRYSTAL VISION'S FLAGSHIP CHROMA KEYER
Crystal Vision has significantly reduced the price of its Safire 3 chroma keyer, making it now the lowest cost of the industry's best real-time chroma keyers and with the price drop bringing benefits to both large and small broadcasters.
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HITACHI HDTV Cameras Enhance International Television Ministry at First Baptist Church Texarkana
HITACHI HDTV Cameras Enhance International Television Ministry at First Baptist Church Texarkana
Z-HD6000 studio cameras and DK-H200 box cameras deliver superior image quality for local IMAG and worldwide broadcasts.
First Baptist Church in Texarkana, Texas, has been leveraging the powerful visual engagement and broad reach of television to spread its message and touch followers’ lives for over half a century. When the church upgraded the video production capabilities in their sanctuary to high definition, they turned to HDTV cameras from Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) to provide the exceptional quality and rich features they needed to further elevate their in-house video experiences and broadcasts.
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Hot Docs at HotDocs: 5 Documentary Directors Participate in Exclusive Panel on Westdoc Online
Hot Docs at HotDocs: 5 Documentary Directors Participate in Exclusive Panel on Westdoc OnlineWestdoc Online, an internet broadcast series dedicated to documentary and nonfiction filmmaking, has just published an exclusive video interview with five directors screening new films at the 2018 HotDocs International Documentary Festival, the largest documentary film festival in North America: Paul Damien Williams (Gurrumul), Hao Wu (People’s Republic of Desire), Michael Del Monte (Transformer), Jean-Simon Chartier (Playing Hard), and Luciana Kaplan (Rush Hour). The episode also features exclusive sneak peeks at some of the best and most exciting films screening at HotDocs 2018 later this month.
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Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art and Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM Art Receive Prestigious TIPA World Awards
Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art and Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM Art Receive Prestigious TIPA World AwardsThe Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce it has won two TIPA World Awards 2018 for its wide-aperture ultra-wide-angle 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art zoom lens and its large-diameter 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM Art zoom lens suitable for any shoot.
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NEP chooses Custom Consoles desks for Sweden's largest television production facility
NEP chooses Custom Consoles desks for Sweden's largest television production facilityCustom Consoles announces the completion and installation of five control room desks for NEP Sweden's television production facility on the outskirts of Stockholm. The project was performed in cooperation with one of Europe's largest system integrators, Broadcast Solutions GmbH.
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Introducing Twixtor v7 and ReelSmart Motion Blur v6
Introducing Twixtor v7 and ReelSmart Motion Blur v6
New versions of Twixtor and RSMB are now available, plus we've extended our sale on Effections bundles. Info on High Sierra compatibility and support for Render Garden.
RE:Vision Effects proudly introduces Twixtor® v7 and ReelSmart Motion Blur® (RSMB) v6. Twixtor Intelligently slows down or speeds up your image sequences with visually stunning results. RSMB applies natural-looking motion blur by automatically tracking every pixel, and also blurs using motion vectors supplied by your 3D system.
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Pomfort Releases LiveGrade Pro Version 4
Pomfort Releases LiveGrade Pro Version 4
Version 4 introduces an innovative and automated way of logging and organizing camera metadata. Users can now capture and monitor live camera metadata coming from one or multiple cameras.
Pomfort, a leading provider of professional software solutions for digital media assets and color management in motion picture and broadcast production, today released a major upgrade to its industry leading software LiveGrade Pro. The new version 4 of LiveGrade Pro for the first time makes live camera metadata available directly in the software and gives the production team even greater control over the live image on set.
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Eventide announces availability of Blackhole for Native Instruments NKS®
Eventide announces availability of Blackhole for Native Instruments NKS®
The now-NKS-ready Blackhole is available as an AAX/AU/VST plug-in for Mac OS X 10.7+ and Windows 7+ at a promo price of $69.00 USD until May 31, 2018
Recording technology trailblazer Eventide is proud to announce that its popular Blackhole reverb plug-in is now NKS-ready — reconfigured to support Native Instruments’ Native Kontrol Standard extended plug-in format for use with MASCHINE and KOMPLETE KONTROL keyboards and software.
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HPA Awards Engineering Excellence Call for Entries Opens
HPA Awards Engineering Excellence Call for Entries Opens
Coveted Honor Spotlights Technical and Creative Ingenuity
The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA®) opens its call for entries for the Engineering Excellence Award today, April 17, 2018. Now in its 13th year, the HPA Engineering Excellence Award is considered one of the most important technology honors in the industry, spotlighting companies and individuals who draw upon technical and creative ingenuity to develop breakthrough technologies. Submissions will close on May 25, 2018.
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The Red Giant Annual Spring Sale is Coming April 24th, 30% Off All Plugins
The Red Giant Annual Spring Sale is Coming April 24th, 30% Off All Plugins
For just 24 hours, Red Giant will be offering 30% off full licenses, upgrades and academic store products. Discounted VFX, filmmaking and motion graphics plugins for Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro X and more.
The Red Giant annual Spring Sale is back again, with all tools found in the Red Giant online store on sale at 30% off their original price. The sale will go live on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 8AM PDT for just 24 hours. All Red Giant VFX, filmmaking and motion graphics plugins and suites sold online at www.redgiant.com, including full licenses, upgrades and products from the academic store* (already 50% off), will be on sale at 30% off the regular price from 8:00 AM PDT on April 24, 2018 to 8:00 AM PDT on April 25, 2018.
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Spidercam GmbH and Gravity Media Group announce strategic partnership in North America
Spidercam GmbH and Gravity Media Group announce strategic partnership in North AmericaSpidercam, the world leading cable camera system owner and Gravity Media Group, the global provider of complex live broadcast facilities and production services, have announced a new strategic partnership to accelerate growth in the adoption, service and support of the Spidercam system in the USA and Canada. This agreement, which was recently finalised at the 2018 NAB Show in Las Vegas, builds upon the existing successful strategic partnership in Australia and New Zealand that has been in existence since 2015.
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Tokai TV Centralizes Network Operations Center with Media Links Video Over IP Technology
Tokai TV Centralizes Network Operations Center with Media Links Video Over IP Technology
SDI to IP migration maintains traditional Broadcast ease of use while supporting higher resolution formats and more efficient multi-media workflows
Pioneer in Media over IP transport technology, Media Links, announces that Tokai Television Broadcasting Co., Ltd. has chosen its IP Media Switching Solution for IP infrastructure upgrades to the Tokai TV Network Operations Center (NOC).
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Park Pictures' AG Rojas grounds Florence + The Machine with artful grayscale in "Sky Full of Song" video
Park Pictures' AG Rojas grounds Florence + The Machine with artful grayscale in "Sky Full of Song" videoAward-winning director AG Rojas, represented by Park Pictures, unveils Florence + The Machine’s latest track “Sky Full of Song” with an inspired grayscale art film.. Chock full of metaphor borrowed from the song’s lyrics, Rojas pairs still life, psychedelic swirls and the unusually still figure of Florence, immobile on a hardwood floor. The song and music video were released for the upcoming annual Record Store Day on April 21, 2018, where a limited edition, double A-side 7” vinyl of the track will become available.
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Chrosziel Lens Test Projector P-TPCXPL for ARRI Signature Prime lenses with LPL mount
Chrosziel Lens Test Projector P-TPCXPL for ARRI Signature Prime lenses with LPL mount
Glass & Filter Inserts, 60mm LED Image Circle, Multiport for Lens Data & Control
The Chrosziel Projector P-TPCXPL with dedicated ARRI™ Plates meets all requirements to professionally check and service lenses such as ARRI Signature Prime lenses with LPL mounts or other mounts like XPL, PL, EF or B4 mounts. The projector was built with highest precision below 5μm plane parallelism between mount and reticle.
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Mike Provancha Appointed Managing Director of PlayBox Technology UK Limited
Mike Provancha Appointed Managing Director of PlayBox Technology UK LimitedLeading global channel-in-a-box manufacturer PlayBox Technology UK Limited is delighted to announce the appointment of Mike Provancha as managing director ob PlayBox Technology UK Limited. Mike Provancha has over 40 years of video experience in engineering, sales, and management. In addition to his engineering degree, he holds a bachelors degree in marketing. Starting his sales career with Ampex and subsequently Grass Valley Group, Mike has held management positions at Abekas, Pluto, NVP and Masstech, where he was managing director of EMEA. Mike most recently was co-founder and managing director of LS Global Partners, an international business development firm.
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Blue Collar Post Collective Expands to London
Blue Collar Post Collective Expands to London
In its first international expansion, BCPC will hold regular monthly meet-ups and on-the-ground activities in the U.K.
The Blue Collar Post Collective today announced the expansion of its on-the-ground activities to London, U.K., taking its signature accessible events and meet-ups to the Soho post production scene. The British edition of BCPC will be helmed by London-based editor Siân Fever.
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VRLA Announces 2018 Keynotes & Expo Highlights
VRLA Announces 2018 Keynotes & Expo Highlights
The Biggest Immersive Tech Event of the Year Returns May 4-5, Exploring “A New Reality”
Experience next generation immersive technologies and explore “A New Reality” at VRLA, the leading virtual and augmented reality expo, May 4-5 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Industry-leading companies sponsoring this year’s expo include Intel, Dell, Qualcomm, VIVEPORT, Microsoft, Neurogaming and OptiTrack, as well as a full lineup of innovative companies shaping the future of immersive tech. Passes are available now and start at just $30, and for the first time ever attendees can register in VR via the official Payscout VRLA Registration 2018 app.
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DMG LUMIÈRE BY ROSCO UNVEILS COLOR EVOLUTION IN LED LIGHTING AT NAB 2018
MIX technology brings true Rosco color inside a cutting-edge, portable and durable LED fixture
Rosco, a leading manufacturer of lighting solutions for the entertainment industry, today announced the launch of MIX at NAB 2018 (booth #C7915). The color LED lighting innovation is the result of Rosco’s recent acquisition of LED lighting specialist DMG Lumière, combining true Rosco color inside a cutting-edge, portable and durable LED fixture.
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Love At First Sight As Rotolight Anova Pro 2 Wins StudioDaily's NAB 2018 Best Of Show Award
Love At First Sight As Rotolight Anova Pro 2 Wins StudioDaily's NAB 2018 Best Of Show Award
Rotolight, the award-winning British LED lighting manufacturer, today announces the latest award win for the Anova PRO 2 studio and location LED as it was named 'Best of Show' in the StudioDaily Prime awards at the NAB Show 2018.
Rotolight, the award-winning British LED lighting manufacturer, has announced the latest award win for the Anova PRO 2 studio and location LED as it was named ‘Best of Show’ in the StudioDaily Prime awards at the NAB Show 2018. The Anova PRO 2 was highlighted by judges as exemplifying innovation, value and reliability in the creative marketplace.
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Blackmagic Design Announces the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K
Blackmagic Design Announces the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K
Camera features dual native ISO, full 4/3 HDR sensor, 13 stops of dynamic range, and ProRes or RAW recording to internal SD/UHS-II and CFast cards, or even external USB-C drives!
Blackmagic Design today announced the all new Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, a handheld digital film camera with full 4/3 HDR sensor, dual native ISO with up to 25600 ISO for incredible low light performance as well as 13 stops of dynamic range. It also eliminates expensive external recorders, as it features a unique new USB-C Expansion Port, which allows customers to record using the internal SD/UHS-II and CFast recorders or directly to the same external disks they will use for editing and color correction. The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K will be available from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide later this year for only US$1,295.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New Cintel Scanner 2
Blackmagic Design Announces New Cintel Scanner 2
World’s most popular film scanner now with 40Gb/s Thunderbolt 3, HDR and more!
Blackmagic Design today announced Cintel Scanner 2, a new second generation model of its popular real-time film scanner. Cintel Scanner 2 features the incredible speed of Thunderbolt 3 and PCIe host computer connections, as well as a new skid plate for 35 mm HDR film scanning and timecode output. The new Cintel Scanner 2 will be available in June for US$29,995 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide.
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Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 15
Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 15
New upgrade fully integrates visual effects and motion graphics, adds even more audio tools plus hundreds of new features and improvements that editors and colorists have asked for!
Blackmagic Design today announced DaVinci Resolve 15, a massive update that fully integrates visual effects and motion graphics, making it the world’s first solution to combine professional offline and online editing, color correction, audio post production, multi user collaboration and now visual effects together in one software tool. DaVinci Resolve 15 adds an entirely new Fusion page with over 250 tools for compositing, paint, particles, animated titles and more.
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Blackmagic Design Introduces New ATEM 1 M/E
Blackmagic Design Introduces New ATEM 1 M/E
Advanced Panel Newly designed, compact 1 M/E panel features updated layout and the latest advanced broadcast technology for working with all ATEM live production switchers.
Blackmagic Design today announced the all new ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel, a new elegantly designed compact hardware control panel designed to work with all ATEM switchers. The ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel features the latest broadcast technology, smooth professional buttons, knobs, T-Bar fader and joystick, a built in LCD and more. The ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel is available at a new low price at only US$2,995 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide.
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Blackmagic Design Introduces New Blackmagic Camera Fiber Converter and Blackmagic Studio Fiber Converter
Blackmagic Design Introduces New Blackmagic Camera Fiber Converter and Blackmagic Studio Fiber Converter
Now customers can extend and power cameras from up to 2 km away, all over a single SMPTE fiber optic cable.
Blackmagic Design today announced the all new Blackmagic Camera Fiber Converter and Blackmagic Studio Fiber Converter which convert standard television industry connections for video, audio, power, talkback, tally and more into a single SMPTE hybrid electrical and fiber optic cable. This allows cameras to be placed up to 2 km away from a studio or outside broadcast truck using a single cable. The Blackmagic Camera Fiber Converter is available for US$2,995 and the Blackmagic Studio Fiber Converter is available for US$2,995. Both fiber converters are available now from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide.
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Blackmagic Design Introduces URSA Broadcast
Blackmagic Design Introduces URSA Broadcast
The world’s most affordable and flexible professional HD and Ultra HD broadcast camera for live production and studio programs, at the same price as a DSLR camera!
Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic URSA Broadcast, a new high end, professional broadcast camera designed for both studio programming and live production. URSA Broadcast works with existing B4 broadcast HD lenses, can be used for both HD and Ultra HD production, features a 4K sensor, extended video dynamic range, traditional external controls and buttons, built in optical ND filters, dual CFast and dual SD card recorders, and much more. Blackmagic URSA Broadcast is available now for only US$3,495 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide.
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AJA Announces HELO v2.1 Firmware at NAB 2018
AJA Announces HELO v2.1 Firmware at NAB 2018
Update adds support for closed captioning and HLS streaming, and new Chinese, Japanese and Korean language web UI options
AJA Video Systems today announced v2.1 firmware for its standalone HELO H.264 streaming, recording and encoding device. The free update enables further customization of live streaming and recording workflows with HELO, and includes new features driven by customer feedback.
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AJA Introduces Five New OpenGear Cards with DashBoard Support
AJA Introduces Five New OpenGear Cards with DashBoard SupportAJA Video Systems today announced five new openGear-compatible video and audio rack cards, with support for Ross® Video DashBoard software for remote control and monitoring. Alongside the new cards, the company is also previewing a new next-generation OG-X openGear-compatible rackframe with expanded power capabilities at NAB 2018 at the AJA stand (SL2505).
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AJA Unveils KUMO 3232-12G and KUMO 1616-12G Routers
AJA Unveils KUMO 3232-12G and KUMO 1616-12G Routers
Flexible, cost-efficient 12G-SDI routing for high resolution, high frame rate and deep color productions
AJA Video Systems today introduced KUMO 3232-12G and KUMO 1616-12G, two new compact 12G-SDI routers. KUMO 3232-12G offers 32x 12G-SDI inputs and 32x 12G-SDI outputs, and the KUMO 1616-12G offers 16x 12G-SDI inputs and 16x 12G-SDI outputs.
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AJA Announces New Solutions Supporting SMPTE ST 2110 at NAB
AJA Announces New Solutions Supporting SMPTE ST 2110 at NAB
IPR-10G-HDMI Converter Bridges IP to HDMI; Desktop Software v14.2 Adds SMPTE ST 2110 Support to KONA IP
AJA Video Systems today revealed the new IPR-10G-HDMI Mini-Converter, which converts SMPTE ST 2110 IP video/audio to HDMI. This new Mini-Converter allows broadcast, production, post and ProAV professionals to output SMPTE ST 2110 video/audio to HDMI monitors. AJA also introduced SMPTE ST 2110 support for its KONA IP via free Desktop Software v14.2.
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AJA Introduces KONA HDMI and KONA 1 at NAB
AJA Introduces KONA HDMI and KONA 1 at NAB
New multi-channel 2K/HD or single-channel 4K/UltraHD HDMI capture, and affordable 3G-SDI capture and playout
AJA Video Systems has unveiled two new KONA cards, and announced Desktop Software v14.2. KONA HDMI is a PCIe card for multi-channel HD and single-channel 4K HDMI capture for live production, streaming, gaming, VR and post production, while KONA 1 is a PCIe card for single-channel HD/SD 3G-SDI capture/playback. Desktop Software v14.2 adds support for KONA 1 and KONA HDMI, plus new improvements for AJA KONA, Io and T-TAP™ products.
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New JVC ProHD Studio Delivers Portable Production and Streaming Solution
New JVC ProHD Studio Delivers Portable Production and Streaming SolutionJVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced the ProHD Studio 4000 compact live production and streaming studio. Also available as the ProHD Studio 4000S for sports production, the self-contained, four-channel system includes a complete control room solution for smaller, budget-conscious facilities. JVC will demonstrate the new systems at the 2018 NAB Show (Booth C4315), which runs April 9-12 in Las Vegas, Nev.
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Storyblocks Disrupts Stock Media Industry with API Offering 4.4 Million Downloads and Annual Growth of Nearly 700 Percent
Storyblocks Disrupts Stock Media Industry with API Offering 4.4 Million Downloads and Annual Growth of Nearly 700 Percent
Storyblocks also Announces New Corporate Partnerships with NBCUniversal, VOX Media, and Universal Music Group
Storyblocks, the first subscription-based stock media company, continues to disrupt the digital media ecosystem, announcing today that it has achieved over 4.4 million asset downloads through its API offering and surpassed 697 percent growth rate over the last year. As a one-stop-shop for digital storytelling, users accessing content through its API integrations are up 1,486 percent when compared to last year.
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Frame.io Debuts High-Speed File Transfer App
Frame.io Debuts High-Speed File Transfer App
Watch folders for macOS, an entirely new way to move media. Indestructible, accelerated and secure uploading that's up to 5x faster than the competition.
Frame.io, the leading workflow management platform for video, today introduced indestructible uploading with Watch Folders for macOS . This release marks an entirely new way to move media right from your desktop to Frame.io. The new macOS menubar app enables creatives to send raw assets, dailies, and in-progress edits to Frame.io for feedback and approval while preserving folder structure.
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Avid Unveils Latest Wave of Innovations for Media Creation, Management and Distribution
Avid Unveils Latest Wave of Innovations for Media Creation, Management and Distribution
Avid accelerates delivery of tools, apps, services, and solutions for creative professionals, production teams and media enterprises; shares industry insights and expertise at NAB 2018 conference sessions; and unveils an exciting speaker line-up for its NAB main stage
Avid®  (Nasdaq: AVID), the platform for media and entertainment, today unveiled a wave of innovative tools, apps, services, and solutions at Avid Connect 2018, the annual gathering of the Avid Customer Association (ACA). Extending the benefits of MediaCentral®, Avid has expanded its comprehensive product offerings with groundbreaking advancements for creative and aspiring professionals, production teams and media enterprises across news, sports, live production and post production. These products and services will be demonstrated during the NAB Show at Avid’s booth #SU801, April 9-12.
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MOG Technologies announces IP Live Production at NABSHOW 2018
MOG Technologies announces IP Live Production at NABSHOW 2018MOG Technologies, the worldwide provider of end-to-end solutions for professional media, announced today the release of IP Live support for its acclaimed mxfSPEEDRAIL Central Ingest Platform. The broadcast market has been evolving to an IP based infrastructure and today it is common to have video signal carried over IP networks. Therefore, MOG recently added to its centralized ingest platform the ability to support inputs and outputs based on the most common and promising Video-over-IP standards, namely ST2110 and ST2022-6.
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Ross Video unveils a wave of new products at NAB keynote event
Ross Video unveils a wave of new products at NAB keynote event
David Ross unveils new openGear frame, Ultrix IP platform, video image processor, graphics hardware and software, news server, cloud-based MAM, and robotics lift to packed audience
The Ross Video keynote and reception is traditionally held the night before the opening of NAB and always brings some unexpected product announcements. This year’s event was no different, as CEO David Ross charmed a full-house of almost 1000 customers, partners and press, unveiling an unprecedented number of new products.
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Panasonic Launches Second Century of Innovation with New Products, Technologies and Solutions at NAB 2018
New AK-UC4000 4K/HDR/High-Speed Camera, AV-HLC100 Live Production Center, EVA2.0 Firmware with RAW Support, and VariCam LT CineLive Firmware Showcased
Panasonic is marking its 100th year anniversary with a wide-ranging display of products, technologies and solutions for production and broadcast professionals here at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show. Under the theme, “Welcome to our next 100 years of Innovation.”
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Blackmagic Design Hosts Production and Post Production Presentations from Industry Experts at NAB 2018
Blackmagic Design Hosts Production and Post Production Presentations from Industry Experts at NAB 2018
Editor Alan Bell (“Red Sparrow,” “The Hunger Games” series), DIT Joshua Callis-Smith (“Kingsman: The Golden Circle”), Colorist Walter Volpatto (“Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” “Dunkirk”) and more, will share their insights on the latest workflows, technologies and trends impacting the industry.
Join experts from the production and post production industries as they highlight their work on real-world projects using a variety of Blackmagic Design gear. Presenters, such as Editor Alan Bell (“Red Sparrow,” “The Hunger Games” series), DIT Joshua Callis-Smith (“Kingsman: The Golden Circle”), Colorist Walter Volpatto (“Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” “Dunkirk”) and more, will share their insights on the latest workflows, technologies and trends impacting the industry. Hosted by Blackmagic Design, the presentations are free to attend for NAB attendees and no registration is required.
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Introducing the Avid VENUE | S6L Unified Platform
Introducing the Avid VENUE | S6L Unified Platform
Get more flexibility with three new control surfaces, one new engine, and two new I/O racks
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.
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Vocas to Showcase New Multifunction Shoulder Rig and Other Accessories at NAB 2018
Vocas to Showcase New Multifunction Shoulder Rig and Other Accessories at NAB 2018Vocas Systems, European manufacturer of innovative, professional-calibre camera accessories, will introduce a range of new products at NAB 2018, including accessories designed for the Sony Venice, the Panasonic AU-EVA 1 and other new cameras. In addition, the company will showcase a new follow focus, a new matte box support with shoulder pad and a redesign of the popular Vocas director’s cage.
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Vigor Systems and Telestream partner for public television's new file delivery system
Vigor Systems and Telestream partner for public television's new file delivery system
PitchBlue® and Telestream Cloud Workflow solutions symbolize Public Television’s commitment to proven and trusted technology
Vigor Systems, Inc. ®, a leader in TV content distribution and media solutions, and Telestream®, a leading provider of video transcoding and workflow automation solutions, have partnered to deliver a technology solution that will enable the Public Television community to transition file delivery and media processing to the cloud. Ultimately, this will allow the public television system to migrate from satellite file delivery to a next-generation terrestrial broadband-based file delivery platform. This progressive move symbolizes public television’s commitment to grow with the media landscape and to capture all the efficiencies and cost-savings made possible by the latest advances in proven technology.
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New JVC 4KCAM Cameras Offer Integrated Graphics, Live Streaming
New JVC 4KCAM Cameras Offer Integrated Graphics, Live StreamingJVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced three new additions to its family of 4KCAM cameras. Among other new features, the new GY-HM250U offers integrated graphics and live streaming, while the GY-HM250SP adds sports-specific score overlays. Also new, the GY-HM180U sets a new benchmark for professional compact cameras without built-in streaming or graphics.
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Facilis Technology Shows New FastTracker Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC Panel
Facilis Technology Shows New FastTracker  Adobe®  Premiere®  Pro CC Panel
Facilis integrates simple asset tracking into the interface of Adobe’s leading video editorial software package.
At NAB 2018, Facilis (Booth SL7920), a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, will showcase the latest advancements to its FastTracker integrated asset tracking software and announce a new panel for seamless integration with Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC, part of Adobe Creative Cloud®.
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Sigma Announces an Exclusive Clamp-On Ring 162mm COR-11 for Its Sought-After Cine 14mm T2 FF
Sigma Announces an Exclusive Clamp-On Ring 162mm COR-11 for Its Sought-After Cine 14mm T2 FFThe Sigma Corporation today announced the newest accessory for its Cine High Speed 14mm T2 FF Prime Lens – the Clamp-On Ring 162mm COR-11, which extends the front diameter of the lens to 162mm. When attached to a wide-angle matte box compatible with 6.6" x 6.6" square type filters such as the ARRI LMB-6 (2-stage), the setup allows cinematographers to film on full-frame cameras without undesired vignetting. The Sigma COR-11 is also compatible with SF Ex-tender SF-E1 (optional) and other third-party accessories. Sigma continues to expand its Cine offering by providing solutions to the increasing demand for cine lenses compatible with digital cinema cameras with large format sensors.
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FOR-A to Introduce New MFR-6000 Routing Switcher at 2018 NAB Show
FOR-A to Introduce New MFR-6000 Routing Switcher at 2018 NAB Show
Company will introduce a number of 12G supported solutions in show booth
At next week’s NAB Show in Las Vegas, worldwide industry-leading manufacturer FOR-A®will showcase its new MFR-6000 SD/HD/3G/6G/12G routing switcher. Offering 12G-SDI compatibility across a matrix of up to 144 inputs and 144 outputs, the MFR-6000 brings powerful support to 4K and 8K routing. The MFR-6000 is one of the many new solutions that FOR-A will unveil at NAB in booth C5117.
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Sonnet Launches Powerful New macOS Compatible Thunderbolt 3 External Graphics (eGPU) Solution
Sonnet Launches Powerful New macOS Compatible Thunderbolt 3 External Graphics (eGPU) Solution
eGFX Breakaway™ Box 650 the Only eGPU Chassis Recommended by Apple® and Qualified by AMD to Support All Graphics Cards Compatible with macOS High Sierra
Sonnet Technologies today announced the eGFX Breakaway™ Box 650, the latest and most capable model in the company's series of Thunderbolt™ 3 to PCI Express® (PCIe®) eGPU expansion chassis for professional graphics and gaming applications. The Breakaway Box 650 is designed and qualified specifically for large, power-hungry video graphics processing unit (GPU) cards, including the AMD Radeon™ RX Vega 64 and overclocked NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 10 series-based cards. The AMD-approved Breakaway Box 650 is equipped with a 650-watt power supply, which provides ample power for GPU cards with high transient peak power requirements.
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Enhanced Telestream Multiscreen Video Monitoring Reduces Consumer Churn; Speeds Up Issue Detection & Resolution Times
Enhanced Telestream Multiscreen Video Monitoring Reduces Consumer Churn; Speeds Up Issue Detection & Resolution Times
Unique, virtualized probes speed up service deployment and ensure QoE for consumers on any device
At NAB 2018, booth SL3316, Telestream®, a global leader in media streaming and delivery technologies, video service assurance and file-based media workflow orchestration will showcase a strategic upgrade to its end-to-end multiscreen video monitoring and analytics solution. Telestream reports that the enhancements to its ABR monitoring solution bring significant benefits to content owners, broadcasters and online video service providers seeking to offer the best possible Quality of Experience (QoE) to consumers as they watch content on the broadest range of devices.
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FUJINON Speaker Series Features Top DP’s, Industry Tech and Production Professionals
FUJINON Speaker Series Features Top DP’s, Industry Tech and Production ProfessionalsThe Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM will continue its popular speaker series during the NAB convention, featuring some of the industry’s top network camera operators, engineers and optical professionals.
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Matthews to Debut MQ-Mount at NAB 2018
Matthews to Debut MQ-Mount at NAB 2018Burbank, CA-based manufacturer of camera and lighting support for the entertainment industry, Matthews Studio Equipment, mantra is creating equipment that lasts. Support equipment that not only stands the test of time but adapts to all types of challenges. This year one of their coolest new tools is the MQ Mount, a simple but highly creative way to mount T-12 light tube fixtures with minimal light loss.
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Telestream Enhanced iQ multiscreen video monitoring solution to showcase at NAB
Telestream Enhanced iQ multiscreen video monitoring solution to showcase at NAB
Enhanced Telestream Multiscreen Video Monitoring Reduces Consumer Churn; Speeds Up Issue Detection & Resolution Times. Unique, virtualized probes speed up service deployment and ensure QoE for consumers on any device.
At NAB 2018, booth SL3316,Telestream®, a global leader in media streaming and delivery technologies, video service assurance and file-based media workflow orchestration will showcase a strategic upgrade to its end-to-end multiscreen video monitoring and analytics solution. Telestream reports that the enhancements to its ABR monitoring solution bring significant benefits to content owners, broadcasters and online video service providers seeking to offer the best possible Quality of Experience (QoE) to consumers as they watch content on the broadest range of devices.
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EditShare’s Flow MAM Released as Software Only, Enabling Remote Workflows, Editing and Automation on Standard Storage Solutions
EditShare’s Flow MAM Released as Software Only, Enabling Remote Workflows, Editing and Automation on Standard Storage Solutions
Storage-independent, secure asset tracking and automation engine removes the complexity of media management; software-only and affordable pay-as-you-go price models
EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, today announced a brand new standalone version of its Flow MAM software, designed for non-EditShare storage environments such as Avid NEXIS, Storage DNA and Amazon S3. As a fully software defined MAM platform, Flow has been completely re-engineered to maximize the value of customers’ existing storage infrastructure by adding an intelligent media management layer that can manage millions of assets across multiple storage tiers in different locations.
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Rotolight Anova PRO 2 on track for double gold
Rotolight Anova PRO 2 on track for double goldRotolight, the award-winning British LED lighting manufacturer, has announced that its newly launched studio and location LED, the Anova PRO 2, has been shortlisted for two awards. It is a finalist in the IABM BaM Awards™ 2018 and the Studio Daily Prime awards which will be decided at this year’s upcoming NABShow, with both recognising innovation in the broadcast industry.
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New EditShare XStream EFS Storage Solution Release Introduces ACL Media Spaces
New EditShare XStream EFS Storage Solution Release Introduces ACL Media Spaces
Features include new IT-centric space management tools and improved storage space reporting
EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage, QC and media management solutions, today announced its flagship EditShare XStream EFS shared storage solutions will now feature ACL Media Spaces as well as enhanced storage space utilization reporting.
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New Broadcast Pix BPfusion Offers Automated Graphics for BPswitch Production Switchers
New Broadcast Pix BPfusion Offers Automated Graphics for BPswitch Production Switchers
Visit Broadcast Pix in Booth SL8320 at the 2018 NAB Show next week in Las Vegas.
Broadcast Pix today announced BPfusion, a new software option for its BPswitch™ family of integrated production switchers that streamlines the creation of data-intensive CG graphics and more using the built-in NewBlueNTX multi-layer 3D motion graphics CG. Broadcast Pix will demonstrate the dual-channel BPfusion CG during the 2018 NAB Show (Booth SL8320), which runs April 9-12 in Las Vegas, Nev.
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Litepanels Releases Firmware Update for Gemini
Litepanels Releases Firmware Update for Gemini
Industry's Most Versatile 2x1 Soft Panel Now Includes Dazzling Array of Lighting Effects
Litepanels®, a pioneer in LED lighting for the film, photographic, and broadcast industries, today announced the release of a firmware update for the company's Gemini, the industry's most accurate and versatile 2x1 soft panel. Gemini, which delivers precision color control and flicker-free light in a highly portable LED panel, now provides a broad array of dynamic lighting and cinematic effects with this firmware update.
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NextComputing Collaborates with Samsung to Showcase Powerful 360 VR Solutions at NAB 2018
NextComputing Collaborates with Samsung to Showcase Powerful 360 VR Solutions at NAB 2018NextComputing, leading providers of high-performance computers and integrated content creation systems, will be demonstrating live production and post-production solutions for the Samsung 360 Round professional 3D 360° virtual reality camera at the NAB Show 2018, taking place April 9-12 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. As a strategic partner for 360° video solutions, NextComputing will be presenting in Samsung’s exhibit at the NAB Immersive Storytelling Pavilion, North Hall booth N3406VR.
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Blackmagic Design Announces Cintel 2.1 Update
Blackmagic Design Announces Cintel 2.1 Update
Free Cintel 2.1 Update adds enhanced stabilization, live audio preview and smaller file sizes for all Cintel film scanner customers.
Blackmagic Design today announced a free Cintel 2.1 software update which adds powerful new features such as compressed RAW recording, live audio preview and small film reel support, as well as enhanced film stabilization and more to Cintel Scanners. The new Cintel 2.1 Update can be downloaded free from the Blackmagic Design website.
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NAB: Adobe Creative Cloud Brings Major Updates for Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, and More
NAB: Adobe Creative Cloud Brings Major Updates for Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, and More
New Release Accelerates Workflows for Color, Graphics, Animation and Audio with Adobe Sensei
Ahead of the 2018 NAB Show, Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced a major update in Adobe Creative Cloud, giving video professionals new tools to automate and expedite time-consuming production tasks without sacrificing creative control. Available today, the updates include powerful new capabilities for refining color, creating graphics and crafting audio, along with enhanced VR tools, improved collaboration, integration with Adobe Stock and advanced artificial intelligence powered by Adobe Sensei.
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