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Propellerhead Releases Rigs 4 for Reason
Propellerhead Releases Rigs 4 for Reason
Best-selling instruments and effects, hundreds of professional-sounding presets and new video tutorials now added to the popular production bundles
Propellerhead Software today released the Rigs 4 series, an update to its best-selling Rigs series bundles for Reason 10. The Rigs 4 series offers three custom-curated bundles with popular new Rack Extensions, hundreds of presets, and hours of tutorials. Backline Rig 4 delivers an ensemble of realistic-sounding organic instruments, including drums, guitar, keyboards and more. Synthetic Rig 4 offers a powerful collection of versatile synths and signal processors. Explore a massive collection of legendary studio-grade effects with Mix & Mastering Rig 4.
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Seven News Installs Viz Story Across Australia As Part of Digital Campaign
Seven News Installs Viz Story Across Australia As Part of Digital Campaign
Installation of Viz Story at Seven News was part of a larger digital campaign to publish more content online than terrestrial, with an internal network wide KPI to publish 250 videos a day
Vizrt, the world’s leading provider of visual storytelling tools for media content creators, has installed Viz Story across the entirety of Seven News, the news arm of Seven West Media - one of Australia’s leading integrated media companies.
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HPA Awards Open Call for Entries for Creative Categories
HPA Awards Open Call for Entries for Creative Categories
Honoring the Vanguard of Creativity in Editing, Color Grading, Sound and Visual Effects
The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA®) has opened its call for entries in creative categories for the HPA Awards. The Awards, now in their 14th year, are considered important recognition for groundbreaking work and artistic excellence, acknowledging creative artistry in color grading, editing, sound, and visual effects in feature film, episodic, and commercials. The 14th HPA Awards gala will be returning to the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, California on the evening of Thursday, November 21, 2019.
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Telestream and Nice People at Work announce go-to-market partnership
Telestream and Nice People at Work announce go-to-market partnership
With new systems integration, broadcasters and media companies can make smarter decisions faster in live & file-based video network environments
Telestream®, a leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, and NPAW (Nice People At Work), the global big data and video intelligence company helping video services grow, have announced a go to market partnership that sees the companies integrating their video monitoring and analytics platforms. In turn, this enables Telestream and NPAW to implement cross reference selling strategies across a range of markets.
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EditShare Displays its Latest Award Winning Advancements for the Media & Entertainment Industry at Cine Gear Expo: Los Angeles 2019
EditShare Displays its Latest Award Winning Advancements for the Media & Entertainment Industry at Cine Gear Expo: Los Angeles 2019
The solutions will be displayed in Booth #80 on May 31st and June 1st at Cine Gear Expo: Los Angeles 2019, The Studios at Paramount, Hollywood, CA
EditShare®, a technology leader in intelligent scale-out storage, media asset management (MAM) and automated quality control (AQC), will be showcasing its latest advancements for the Media & Entertainment industry at the Cine Gear Expo: Los Angeles 2019, the premiere event for the technology, entertainment and media industry. Attendees will have the opportunity to see first hand the multi award winning EFS storage platforms and Flow media asset management, now featuring new Emmy award winning multicam and remote editing capabilities and support for a raft of new storage vendors.
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Digital Filmtree Uses DaVinci Resolve To Color “The 100”
Digital Filmtree Uses DaVinci Resolve To Color “The 100”
The CW Series Launched Season Six Recently & Renewed For Season Seven
Celebrating the debut of the sixth season of the post-apocalyptic, sci-fi drama, “The 100”, DigitalFilm Tree—DFT—would like to thank its color team, including Senior Colorist, Dan Judy, and VP of Post Production, Chad Gunderson, for aiding in the success of the series. Just prior to the premiere, April 30th, “The 100” was announced as renewed for a seventh season by The CW.
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VFX Veteran Rebecca Manning Joins Alkemy X
VFX Veteran Rebecca Manning Joins Alkemy X
Compositing Supervisor’s credits include “War for the Planet of the Apes,” “The Jungle Book” and “Avatar”; will lead its compositing team on projects including the television series "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," "Fear of the Walking Dead," and "Blindspot"
Alkemy X has hired Rebecca Manning as Compositing Supervisor for its Visual Effects division. Manning brings 16 years of experience and more than 40 major feature film and television credits, including Ghostbusters, The Jungle Book, X-Men: Days of Future Past and Avatar. Manning will be based out of Alkemy X’s New York studio and will lead its compositing team on projects including the television series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Fear of the Walking Dead, Mr. Mercedes and Blindspot.
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New Allegorithmic Substance Designer Engine Goes Beyond Texture Maps
New Allegorithmic Substance Designer Engine Goes Beyond Texture Maps
Better Performance, Improved Scripting Options and Several New Features Lead the First Substance Designer Update of 2019
Today, the Substance team announces the first major Substance Designer update of 2019, bringing with it a new Substance Engine that will lay the groundwork for years to come. With Substance Engine v7, Substance Designer can now process both values and textures to simplify the material creation process and take users beyond the PBR format.
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Western Fire Chiefs Association Uses Blackmagic Cameras
Western Fire Chiefs Association Uses Blackmagic Cameras
URSA Mini Pro and Pocket Cinema Camera 4K cameras used for documenting the experiences of 35 fire chiefs during a recent research trip to Paradise, CA
Blackmagic Design announced today that the Western Fire Chiefs Association used the Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro and Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K to document the experiences of 35 fire chiefs on a recent research trip to the city of Paradise, California.
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Harvard University Athletics Raises the Streaming Bar for College Sports with AJA Gear
Harvard University Athletics Raises the Streaming Bar for College Sports with AJA Gear
Harvard University Athletics relies on AJA HELO, U-TAP and Ki Pro Ultra for streaming collegiate sports broadcasts to ESPN+, regional outfit NESN and the Ivy League's international streaming platform
Harvard University consistently ranks among U.S. News and World Reports Best Colleges not only for its academic stature but also for its top-notch collegiate athletics program. The institution is home to 42 NCAA Division 1 teams spanning basketball, hockey, football, squash, tennis and many other sports. To keep its students, alumni and Crimson fans up to speed on their favorite teams, the Athletics Departments’ multimedia and production arm produces and broadcasts home games in high quality H.264 to ESPN+, regional outfit NESN and the Ivy League’s international streaming platform, and also creates ancillary content, all using a host of gear from AJA Video Systems.
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FotoKem Enlists Industry Veteran Dana Ross
FotoKem Enlists Industry Veteran Dana Ross
Ross Joins as Facility Continues Growth in Creative and Technical Digital and Film Services
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FotoKem Completes "Little" in Full ACES Finish
FotoKem Completes "Little" in Full ACES Finish
From Dailies in Atlanta to Final Finishing in Burbank, Facility Supports the Big Vision of Filmmakers
There’s nothing small about the bicoastal post-production workflow provided by FotoKem for Universal Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ Little. FotoKem’s Atlanta and Burbank facilities supported the production from digital dailies through finishing with a full ACES finish for this fantasy comedy.
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Firmware Upgrade Adds V-Log Capture to Panasonic AK-UC4000 4K HDR-Capable Studio Camera System, Gains Netflix Post Alliance Approval
Firmware Upgrade Adds V-Log Capture to Panasonic AK-UC4000 4K HDR-Capable Studio Camera System, Gains Netflix Post Alliance Approval
With the AK-UC4000 inthe V-Log mode, the AK-UCU600 CCU will output 4K and HD signals as V-Log, so that they can be recorded as V-Log or run through an appropriate LUT box to be shown live to a display
The latest free firmware upgrade to Panasonic’s AK-UC4000 4K/HD HDR-capable camera system has added V-Log output , incorporating the full power of the renowned colorimetry of the company’s line of VariCam and AU-EVA1 cinema cameras and making the camera useful for post-production workflows. With the inclusion of V-Log, the AK-UC4000 has earned approval of the Netflix Post Alliance for creating Netflix-approved content, joining the VariCam 35, VariCam LT, VariCam PURE and EVA1 on the sanctioned list.
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TNDV Follows Bluegrass Underground to New Venue for Season Nine of PBS Syndicated Series
TNDV Follows Bluegrass Underground to New Venue for Season Nine of PBS Syndicated Series
Eight Hitachi SK-HD1200 cameras, Grass Valley Kayenne 4 M/E switcher, Aja KiPro recorders, and for audio, Soundcraft Vi3000 mixer and ProTools multitrack recording are among tools used for nationally syndicated program
TNDV: Television returns as the exclusive mobile production service provider for Bluegrass Underground’s ninth season, as the nationally syndicated PBS program moves to its new venue at the base of Monteagle Mountain. Located 80 miles outside of Nashville, the new venue, known as The Caverns, provides TNDV with a permanent and efficient infrastructure to optimize production capabilities, labor and costs.
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Luxury Travel Directing Team “Away Lands” Joins Derby
Luxury Travel Directing Team “Away Lands” Joins Derby
Video and still photography campaigns have included Hilton, Hyatt Hotels, Andaz, Barceló Hotels, the California Office of Tourism, Turks & Caicos Tourism, Sauza Tequila, Cantaloupe Hotels and other brands in the U.S. and abroad
Away Lands, the directing team of Amy Seder and Brandon Burkley, has joined Derby for exclusive representation in commercials, branded content and other advertising projects. Specialists in creating content in the travel and adventure space, the duo has gained an international following since leaving their previous jobs to pursue full-time travel and content creation in 2016. That has led to video and still photography assignments from Hilton, Hyatt Hotels, Andaz, Barceló Hotels, the California Office of Tourism, Turks & Caicos Tourism, Sauza Tequila, Cantaloupe Hotels and other brands in the U.S. and abroad.
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Saville Productions Signs Director Julien Zenier
Saville Productions Signs Director Julien Zenier
Zenier's cinematic visual language fused with poignant intensity has been behind content for top national and global brands including BMW, Levi’s, Agent Provocateur, Peugeot, Thierry Mugler and Azzaro
Award-winning production company Saville Productions has signed multifaceted director Julien Zenier for his first U.S. commercial and branded entertainment representation. Zenier is a visually-driven director with a slate of award-winning projects across a wide range of genres including high-fashion, fragrance, lifestyle, luxury car and music, among others. His cinematic visual language fused with poignant intensity has been behind content for top national and global brands including BMW, Levi’s, Agent Provocateur, Peugeot, Thierry Mugler and Azzaro. He has also collaborated with top agencies including JWT, TBWA, Y&R and PublicisEtNous.
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Al Kamel Systems Takes Car Racing Fan Experience to Next Level with TVU RPS and TVU NANO
Al Kamel Systems Takes Car Racing Fan Experience to Next Level with TVU RPS and TVU NANO
TVU Remote Production System Reduces Production Cost but Not Quality of Fan Experience
TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP video solutions, today announces that Al Kamel Systems, a leading motor sports live stats broadcast production specialists, has deployed TVU Remote Production System (RPS). By including TVU RPS as a key production tool, Al Kamel Systems looks to save valuable production time and reduce production costs on several events by allowing production staff to add race graphics remotely instead of traveling onsite.
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Frank Prinzi ASC Shoots NBC Thriller “The Enemy Within” With VariCam LT Cinema Cameras
Frank Prinzi ASC Shoots NBC Thriller “The Enemy Within” With VariCam LT Cinema Cameras
Prinzi has shot his last several projects with VariCams; in addition to “The Enemy Within,” these include the award-winning short “It’s a Mess” and three feature films, “Interview with God, ” “Hot Air” (release date, June 20), and the just-completed “Virtuoso.”
Emmy Award-winning cinematographer Frank Prinzi ASC chose Panasonic VariCam 4K cinema cameras to shoot “The Enemy Within,” a prime-time psychological thriller that recently premiered on NBC. The hour-long show, airing Mondays 10/9C, follows the exploits of a former CIA operative serving a life sentence for treason who is freed by the FBI to help track down a dangerous and elusive criminal.
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MPC'S New York Studio adds Tom McCullough as Creative Director, Finishing
MPC'S New York Studio adds Tom McCullough as Creative Director, Finishing
McCullough boosts the studio’s booming Finishing department, with previous campaigns for global brands including Microsoft, Louis Vuitton, BMW, Best Buy, American Express and Coca-Cola, as well as music videos for artists such as Kanye West and Lil’ Kim
The Finishing department at the New York studio of MPC (Moving Picture Company) has announced the addition of veteran finishing artist Tom McCullough. The studio, which has worked on a string of high-profile campaigns for global brands such as Tommy Hilfiger, Tiffany & Co., Louis Vuitton and CoverGirl, has brought McCullough on board to lead the charge as Creative Director, Finishing.
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ELEMENT Signs Veteran Director Tom Foley
ELEMENT Signs Veteran Director Tom Foley
Previous campaigns include Burger King, Nike, OfficeMax, CVS, Dunkin’ Donuts, Marshalls
Full-service production and post studio ELEMENT has signed director Tom Foley for U.S. commercial representation. Turning his focus to the nuances of human relationships, he has earned acclaim for boundary-pushing spots that fuse comedy with empathy and heart. Foley has come to ELEMENT after being represented as a director for over a decade at Independent Media, where he helmed legacy work for brands including Burger King, Nike, OfficeMax, CVS, Dunkin’ Donuts, Marshalls and countless others. His first project with ELEMENT is writing and directing a multi-platform campaign for a national craft brewery.
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Chimney Group Continues Global Expansion with DaVinci Resolve Studio
Chimney Group Continues Global Expansion with DaVinci Resolve Studio
Chimney's global footprint spans more than 400 employees across 14 offices in nine different countries, including cities such as Los Angeles, Singapore, Berlin and Sydney
Blackmagic Design has today announced that Chimney Group, one of Europe's largest post production facilities, has continued to invest in DaVinci Resolve Studio as part of its rapid expansion into regions including the US, South East Asia, and Australia.
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SMPTE Introduces New Virtual Classroom Course Imaging System Fundamentals: From Light to Lenses
SMPTE Introduces New Virtual Classroom Course Imaging System Fundamentals: From Light to Lenses
Society Extends Course Series Aimed at Supporting Motion-Imaging Technologists and Creatives Throughout Their Professional Careers
SMPTE®, the organization that is defining the future of storytelling, has expanded its SMPTE Virtual Classroom offerings with a new course, "Imaging System Fundamentals: From Light to Lenses." Led by instructors from the Rochester Institute of Technology, David Long and Ricardo Figueroa, this course will cover the underpinning concepts and scientific principles as the basis for understanding how imaging systems work, with comprehensive attention given to the physics of image capture.
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ShortsTV Premieres Academy Award-Winning Short Film "Skin"
ShortsTV Premieres Academy Award-Winning Short Film "Skin"
2019 Academy Award Winner for Best Live Action Short Film, “Skin”, Receives National Distribution on ShortsTV
Coming off Skin’s Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film at the 2019 Oscars, ShortsTV, the world’s only Short Film Channel (www.shorts.tv) and official distributor of the OSCAR® Nominated Short Films, will air the film across the United States. Skin’s strong story strikes a powerful chord as it touches on race relations in today’s America.
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Panic! At The Disco’s "Dancing’s Not a Crime" Shot on URSA Mini Pro in Blackmagic RAW
Panic! At The Disco’s "Dancing’s Not a Crime" Shot on URSA Mini Pro in Blackmagic RAW
Shot on the URSA Mini Pro and Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K using Blackmagic RAW, "Dancing's Not A Crime" has become one of the fastest watched videos in the world
Blackmagic Design announced today that the latest music video from Panic! At The Disco titled “Dancing’s Not A Crime” was shot on the URSA Mini Pro and Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K using Blackmagic RAW. The video, shot by music video veteran Brandon Dermer, has become one of the fastest watched videos in the world and supports the bands hugely popular “Pray for the Wicked” world tour.
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RED R3d SDK for NVIDIA CUDA-accelerated Workflow Now Available
RED R3d SDK for NVIDIA CUDA-accelerated Workflow Now Available
8K performance is available with NVIDIA Quadro® RTX™ 6000 and 8000, GeForce® RTX™ 2080 Ti and TITAN RTX™ GPUs when coupled with a moderately configured PC
RED Digital Cinema® released its RED R3D® SDK and accompanying REDCINE-X PRO® software with accelerated decode and debayering on NVIDIA CUDA® platforms. By offloading the compute-intensive decoding and debayering of RED R3D files onto one or more NVIDIA GPUs, real-time playback, edit and color grade of 8K footage is now possible.
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Aidan Stanford Joins Keep Me Posted as Senior Colorist
Aidan Stanford Joins Keep Me Posted as Senior Colorist
Previous experience includes retiming Lawrence of Arabia 2002 restoration, all deliverables for Get Out, features such as Happy Death Day and Insidious 4, and episodics such as Modern Family and Fresh Off The Boat
Colorist Aidan Stanford has joined Keep Me Posted (KMP), a FotoKem company specializing in creative and technical episodic post-production services. In his role as senior colorist, Stanford builds upon Fotokem’s roster of creative talent that serves episodic and feature projects.
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Tektronix Video merges into Telestream
Tektronix Video merges into Telestream
Telestream strengthens video testing, monitoring and file-based quality control within its solution portfolio; Scott Puopolo will remain CEO of the combined company
Telestream®, a Genstar Capital company, and a leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, today announced a partnership with Fortive(NYSE:FTV) to integrate Tektronix Video, a global leader in video test, monitoring and quality assurance solutions for the broadcast and digital media markets, into the Telestream business.
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Tim Burton’s Dumbo Delivered in Dolby Vision with Blackmagic Design
Tim Burton’s Dumbo Delivered in Dolby Vision with Blackmagic Design
Using an ACES workflow in DaVinci Resolve and delivering a variety of different deliveries, including Dolby Vision, Goldcrest Post’s Adam Glasman worked with DP Ben Davis, BSC to create a warm, golden-hour period look for the live action remake
Blackmagic Design has today announced that DaVinci Resolve Studio was used throughout the full color pipeline on Disney’s live action remake of Dumbo. Directed by Tim Burton with a screenplay by Ehren Kruger, the DI was delivered by Goldcrest Post’s Adam Glasman, who collaborated with Director of Photography Ben Davis, BSC.
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Matthews Studio Equipment Appoints Robert Magness Director of Marketing
Matthews Studio Equipment Appoints Robert Magness Director of Marketing
After writing at USC, previous stops included the Arclight Hollywood, EVS, and The Vitec Group representing Manfrotto and Avenger Grip
Burbank, CA. For 50 years, Matthews Studio Equipment has been dedicated to creating support equipment that “Complements Your Imagination”. There isn’t a set around the world that doesn’t have their legacy equipment – from stands to clamps to camera mounts and more. Matthews is also known for aligning themselves with working professionals who have seen a void and created equipment -- like the MAX Menace Arm, the Dutti Dolly, and TheBOX -- to solve their on-set challenges. This year, in addition to expanding their sales staff, MSE is excited about the newest addition to the Matthews family – Robert Magness as Director of Marketing.
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SMPTE Hollywood Section to Tackle Cybersecurity at April Meeting
SMPTE Hollywood Section to Tackle Cybersecurity at April Meeting
Meeting slated for Thursday, April 25, at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Los Angeles
The Hollywood Section of SMPTE®, the organization that is defining the future of storytelling, will focus on cybersecurity at its monthly meeting slated for Thursday, April 25, at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Los Angeles.
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Framestore Pictures and GEICO get ready for Avengers: Endgame
Framestore Pictures and GEICO get ready for Avengers: Endgame
Bringing the Gecko outside into the city posed some tricky puzzles for the VFX team to solve, but with the Gauntlet and GEICO, the super-Gecko’s influence knows no bounds.
In the newest GEICO and Avengers crossover, the second to be directed by Tom Routson of Framestore Pictures, we find the Gecko walking down a busy street and past a cinema where he sees a poster for the new Avengers: Endgame. Awed by the ad, he gets pulled into a fantasy where he is consumed by his superpower to save everybody money on their insurance. Wearing a Gecko-sized version of Thanos’s Gauntlet, he is able to snap his fingers, spreading low cost insurance to people all across America.
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Substance Painter Update Introduces Evolving Brushes and Nine More New Features
Substance Painter Update Introduces Evolving Brushes and Nine More New Features
Advanced R&D Leads to New Tools for Artists, Including Displacement Maps, Tessellation, Layer Blending and More
April 23, 2019 – Today, the Substance team unveils the first Substance Painter update of 2019, reconfirming its commitment to artists of all skill levels through a host of new features requested by users. Leveraging Substance’s unmatched R&D, today’s new features will help speed up the creation process by utilizing dynamic painting, material blending, real-time sculpting and more, all without sacrificing quality.
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WMU Goes with Second Envivo Replay for Social Media Branding/Playout and Slow-Mo Playback In-Stadium
WMU Goes with Second Envivo Replay for Social Media Branding/Playout and Slow-Mo Playback In-Stadium
Western Michigan University’s Bronco Productions Go with Second Envivo Replay for Social Media Branding/Playout and Slow-Motion Playback In-Stadium
Social media and sports go hand in hand. So much so that when it came time for the professional video production team at Western Michigan University (WMU) to add a second replay system, they wanted something easy to learn as well as a system that would provide social media branding and video playout – all in one system.
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Nadus Films on 'Making Films That Make a Difference' with Hawk-Woods Mini V-Lok Batteries
Louisville, Kentucky-based film company uses Mini V-Loks to power RED Gemini and Sony FS-7 cameras, as well as directors monitors in locations around the world
From filming NFL player Chris Long bringing clean water to east African countries to working with Hollywood’s the Jennifer Lawrence Foundation, Louisville, Kentucky-based film company Nadus Films has built a reputation for “making films that make a difference.” The global film company focuses on stories that make a cultural impact for good. They’ve done everything from shoot feature films, short films, as well as promotional material for mission-driven organizations while telling stories of war, famine, gang violence, and even religious persecution.
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Zoic Studios Expands Global Production Team with New Executive Hires in Series Department
Zoic Studios Expands Global Production Team with New Executive Hires in Series Department
Collaborations will continue to expand Zoic's episodic footprint in premium cable and streaming space
Emmy Award-winning entertainment company Zoic Studios has expanded its team of global production team, adding Daniel Cohen as Executive Producer, Series and Film in NYC, Lauren F. Ellis as Executive Producer, Series and Film in LA and Sean Tompkins as Head of Production in Los Angeles.
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Original Productions Lenses 15th Season of Discovery’s “Deadliest Catch” w/ Panasonic VariCam LT, EVA1 Cameras
Original Productions Lenses 15th Season of Discovery’s “Deadliest Catch” w/ Panasonic VariCam LT, EVA1 Cameras
20-hour shooting days in challenging locations and conditions; shot in Pro Res 4:2:2 HQ (VariCam LT) and 4:2:2 All-Intra 1080p (EVA1)
The new season of the Emmy Award-winning docuseries “Deadliest Catch,” premiering today, April 9 at 9 PM ET/PT on Discovery Channel, was shot on the forbidding Bering Sea with seven VariCam LT 4K and 17 AU-EVA1 5.7 K cinema cameras. Produced for Discovery by Original Productions, “Deadliest Catch”—a perennial hit--portrays the real-life events aboard fishing vessels during the Alaskan king craband snow crab fishing seasons.
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Sony Pictures Post Production Services Adds Dolby Atmos to Three Mix Stage
Sony Pictures Post Production Services Adds Dolby Atmos to Three Mix Stage
Sony Pictures now has seven mix stages that support Dolby Atmos and plans to have nine within the next few years
As part of the ongoing expansion of its sound resources, Sony Pictures Post Production Services has upgraded three mix stages on the Sony Pictures lot to support sound mixing for film and television in the immersive Dolby Atmos format. Among them is the 344-seat Cary Grant Theatre, the studio’s largest. Sony Pictures now has seven mix stages that support Dolby Atmos and plans to have nine within the next few years. The first project slated for an immersive mix in the upgraded theaters is Sony Pictures’ Spider-Man™: Far from Home, which makes its way to North American theaters on July 5, 2019.
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Matrox Launches the Monarch EDGE 4K/Multi-HD Webcasting and Remote Production Encoder
Matrox Monarch EDGE H.264 encoder delivers exceptional-quality, low-latency 4:2:2 10-bit video at up to UHD or quad HD for webcasting and remote production applications
Matrox® Video today launches Matrox Monarch EDGE, a 4K/multi-HD, low-latency encoder for webcasting and remote integration (REMI) applications. A powerful H.264 encoder that can flourish in any workflow, Matrox Monarch EDGE is capable of delivering resolutions up to 3840x2160p60 or quad 1920x1080p60 for 4:2:2 10-bit, broadcast-quality video. This new encoder also offers flexible, future-proofed 3G/12G-SDI and SMPTE ST 2110 over 25 GbE connectivity, plus versatile multi-protocol support including RTMP, SRT, MPEG-2, and RTSP. Video professionals, system integrators, and broadcasting organizations are now equipped to easily address demanding requirements in new, emerging, and existing webcasting, REMI, and high-density contribution workflows.
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Rebecca Niles Joins Derby as Executive Producer
Rebecca Niles Joins Derby as Executive Producer
Prior work for brands including WeWork, ESPN, Nike, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Aruba Tourism Board and British Airways; producer of content including Not Afraid: The Shady Records Story with Eminem, 50 Cent and Dr. Dre, plus hit shows Sneaker Shopping and Hot Ones
Derby today announces the appointment of Rebecca Niles as Executive Producer. Niles brings strong leadership, strategic vision and deep production experience. Her background includes a previous two-year stint with Derby as head of production plus prior work for brands including WeWork, ESPN, Nike, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Aruba Tourism Board and British Airways. She also produced a variety of content for Complex Networks such as Not Afraid: The Shady Records Story with Eminem, 50 Cent and Dr. Dre, plus hit shows Sneaker Shopping and Hot Ones. In her new role, she will grow Derby’s creative roster, expand opportunities for its directors, and partner with agencies and brands to create inspired content.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New HyperDeck Extreme 8K HDR
Blackmagic Design Announces New HyperDeck Extreme 8K HDR
The world's first 8K broadcast deck with advanced H.265 recording, touch screen interface, internal cache, built in scopes, HDR, traditional deck control and more!
Blackmagic Design today announced HyperDeck Extreme 8K HDR a new innovative broadcast deck with advanced H.265 8K recording combined with touch screen user interface and traditional broadcast deck controls. HyperDeck Extreme 8K HDR will be available in June 2019 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide for US$4995.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New Teranex Mini SDI to HDMI 8K
Blackmagic Design Announces New Teranex Mini SDI to HDMI 8K
New advanced 8K HDMI monitoring solution with dual on screen scope overlays, HDR, 33 point 3D LUTs and monitor calibration for professional, color accurate SDI monitoring on HDMI 8K screens, $1295
Blackmagic Design today announced Teranex Mini SDI to HDMI 8K HDR, a new advanced 8K HDMI monitoring solution with dual on screen scope overlays, HDR, 33 point 3D LUTs and monitor calibration for professional, color accurate SDI monitoring on HDMI 8K screens. Teranex Mini SDI to HDMI 8K HDR will be available in May 2019 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide for US$1,295.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New ATEM Constellation 8K with Built-in Fairlight Mixing in Industry's Largest Live Production Audio Mixer
Blackmagic Design Announces New ATEM Constellation 8K with Built-in Fairlight Mixing in Industry's Largest Live Production Audio Mixer
Powerful 8K switcher with 8K DVE, standards converted 8K inputs, 8K SuperSource, 8K chroma key and 8K MultiView, 16 hardware keyers, 156 channels of audio, and much more
Blackmagic Design today announced ATEM Constellation 8K a major new high end live production switcher with 8K capability that lets customers create content for the next generation of the television industry. ATEM Constellation 8K is available immediately from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide for US$9,995.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New URSA Mini Pro G2 Camera
Blackmagic Design Announces New URSA Mini Pro G2 Camera
Next generation URSA Mini Pro camera features new electronics, Super 35 4.6K HDR image sensor, 15 stops of dynamic range, 300 fps high frame rate shooting, Blackmagic RAW and more!
Blackmagic Design today announced URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2, a second generation URSA Mini Pro camera featuring fully redesigned electronics and a new Super 35mm 4.6K image sensor with 15 stops of dynamic range that combine to support high frame rate shooting at up to 300 frames per second. In addition, URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 supports Blackmagic RAW and features a new USB-C expansion port for direct recording to external disks.
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Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 16
Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 16
Revolutionary new quick cut page, 8K editing, neural engine with face recognition, GPU scopes, faster Fusion, 3D audio and more! See it in NAB Booth #SL216
Blackmagic Design today announced DaVinci Resolve 16, a major update that adds a revolutionary new cut page specifically designed for editors that need to work quickly and on tight deadlines. In addition, DaVinci Resolve 16 includes dozens of other new features for professional editors, colorists, VFX artists and sound engineers. DaVinci Resolve 16 public beta is available for download now from the Blackmagic Design web site.
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AJA Introduces New Tools and Feature Packed Updates at NAB 2019
AJA Introduces New Tools and Feature Packed Updates at NAB 2019
New Ki Pro GO H.264 multi-channel HD/SD recorder/player, 14 openGear converter cards, two new IP video transmitters, updates featuring improvements for its FS-HDR HDR/WCG Converter, Desktop and Mobile I/O products, AJA Control Room software, HDR Image Analyzer, and HELO recorder/streamer
AJA Video Systems today at NAB 2019, Stand SL2416, announced new solutions and updates that streamline how broadcast, production, post and AV professionals bring audiences dynamic, multi-format content, including the new Ki Pro GO H.264 multi-channel HD/SD recorder/player. Also new to the lineup are 14 openGear converter cards featuring DashBoard software support, two new IP video transmitters that bridge HDMI and 3G-SDI signals to SMPTE ST 2110 and the Corvid 44 12G I/O card for AJA Developers. AJA also introduced updates featuring improvements for its FS-HDR HDR/WCG Converter, Desktop and Mobile I/O products, AJA Control Room software, HDR Image Analyzer, and HELO recorder/streamer.
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Frame.io is Now Natively Integrated into DaVinci Resolve 16
Frame.io is Now Natively Integrated into DaVinci Resolve 16
More than an integration, Frame.io is now a native feature set, tightly woven into the fabric of DaVinci Resolve 16 Studio
Frame.io, the world’s leading video review and collaboration platform used by over 700K filmmakers and media professionals, just announced that their powerful collaboration toolset is now natively integrated into DaVinci Resolve 16 Studio, in partnership with Blackmagic Design. Built entirely on the now public Frame.io API, Frame.io in DaVinci Resolve 16 Studio is now available in open beta and can be downloaded here. Watch now: Introducing Frame.io in DaVinci Resolve 16.
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Amazon Web Services' New Accelerated Transcoding Delivers 25x Faster Speeds; Showing at NAB Booth SU2202
Amazon Web Services' New Accelerated Transcoding Delivers 25x Faster Speeds; Showing at NAB Booth SU2202
Enables high-resolution streaming of on-demand content for broadcasters and over-the-top providers
Today Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) an Amazon.com company, announced availability of Accelerated Transcoding, a new feature within AWS Elemental MediaConvert that enables broadcasters, over-the-top (OTT) distributors, and other premium content providers to complete their video transcoding projects up to 25 times faster. EPIX, a 24-hour premium TV network, now uses Accelerated Transcoding to convert 4K UHD content for streaming to approximately 70 million U.S. pay TV homes. Accelerated Transcoding will be demonstrated publicly for the first time during the 2019 NAB Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) April 8-11 in AWS booth SU2202.
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Introducing the Frame.io Developer Platform and Zapier Integration
Introducing the Frame.io Developer Platform and Zapier Integration
Build a video workflow customized to your needs, plug into an existing integration, or connect Frame.io to more than 1,300 apps through our integration with Zapier.
Frame.io, is making its API publicly available to everyone, starting today. Now, teams can further streamline their video workflow to fit their exact needs. Watch now: The Frame.io Developer Platform.
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NewTek Introduces Groundbreaking New Software-Driven Products at NAB 2019
NewTek Introduces Groundbreaking New Software-Driven Products at NAB 2019
Revolutionary automation, limitless live production software, and 4K NDI® converters simplify and expand user capabilities in unprecedented ways
Building on its position as the leader in Software and IP video at NAB 2019, NewTek announced today major new software-driven products utilizing the universal power of IP video, giving customers breakthrough capabilities and unprecedented options that seek to transform the video industry. From truly cutting-edge show automation, to full live production software designed to run on today’s powerful workstations and servers, to 4K baseband-to-NDI conversion, NewTek’s NAB 2019 product announcements include: Live Story Creator, unlimited recording, multiple simultaneous aspect ratio production, and major advances in Premium Access capabilities, VMC™Software, TriCaster®410 Plus and new Spark Plus™converter products including a 4K model that offers customers unprecedented power and ease of use.
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Telestream Wirecast Integrates Limelight MMD Live Video Streaming
Telestream Wirecast Integrates Limelight MMD Live Video Streaming
New collaboration increases business agility for content producers of many types; creates new revenue streams through intuitive personalized ad insertion
Telestream®, the leading provider of digital video tools and workflow solutions today announced it is collaborating with Limelight Networks, Inc., a leading provider of edge cloud services, to integrate Limelight Multi-device Media Delivery (MMD) Live into Telestream’s multi-award winning Wirecast live streaming production software.
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Ikegami Exhibiting New 4K, IP, and HDR Solutions at NAB Show 2019
Ikegami Exhibiting New 4K, IP, and HDR Solutions at NAB Show 2019
Booth #C7925: Unveiling New 4K Camera and Accessory Products, Virtual Control Panel, HDR Option for HLM-60 Series Monitors, and More
Ikegami (www.ikegami.com), a leader in HD and UHD cameras and production equipment for TV broadcasters, networks, and other HD content creators, will be introducing several new 4K, IP & HDR solutions at the 2019 NAB Show. This year’s convention will be held April 6-11 at The Las Vegas Convention Center, with exhibits running April 8-11.
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Avid Introduces All-New Media Composer, Pioneers ACES Support in NLEs, and Expands NEXIS to the Cloud
Avid Introduces All-New Media Composer, Pioneers ACES Support in NLEs, and Expands NEXIS to the Cloud
Inventor of the nonlinear video editing category, Avid reimagines its flagship Media Composer for a new generation of media makers and resets the bar for excellence
Avid® today announced Media Composer®, its flagship video editing system, has been redesigned and reimagined for today’s—and tomorrow’s—generation of media makers. Unveiled at Connect 2019, the industry’s most powerful gathering of media and entertainment users, the all-new Media Composer 2019 will be in the spotlight starting Monday, April 8 at the NAB Show in Avid’s booth (#SU801).
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Boris FX’s High-End Sapphire Visual Effects Plug-ins Add OFX Support for Autodesk Flame
Boris FX’s High-End Sapphire Visual Effects Plug-ins Add OFX Support for Autodesk Flame
Brings major creative firepower and increased workflow efficiency to Flame 2020
Boris FX Sapphire, the essential visual effects suite, will soon be available as an OFX plug-in for Autodesk Flame. Autodesk’s upcoming 2020 release includes new support for OFX plug-ins, marking a significant transition for the advanced 3D VFX and compositing software — and Sapphire 2019 is ready. Technology previews of Sapphire 2019 OFX plugins working inside the future Flame 2020 release are available at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), April 8-11, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada, Booth SL7620.
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MTI Film Announces ProRes RAW Support in CORTEX v5.2
CORTEX v5.2 now takes advantage of these benefits throughout your workflow, from dailies through color correction, with the ability to deliver high quality HDR output
MTI Film, developer of the industry-acclaimed post-production software CORTEX, has added a powerful new feature, support for ProRes RAW. Our exciting update will be presented at NAB 2019 as part of MTI’s latest upgrade to CORTEX. The new CORTEX 5.2 version supports ProRes RAW at all frame sizes, leveraging the ability to work directly with the camera sensor’s pristine raw image data for finer control during color correction. Since ProRes RAW has phenomenal performance and high quality, it provides our customers with a format ideal for high-dynamic-range (HDR) content creation.
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FilmLight introduces ProRes RAW native support
Support for ProRes RAW implemented in the core FilmLight 5.2 software, making it available at every stage of the pipeline
The latest version of the core Baselight software, version 5.2, and Daylight now support native access to the ProRes RAW format. This is one of the first full implementations of the ProRes RAW format from a world-leading professional colour grading application. The high-quality ProRes RAW image format is now available on cameras from a wide range of vendors, including Canon, Panasonic and Nikon via Atomos recorders, and directly on the DJI Inspire 2 with a Zenmuse X7 camera.
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Assimilate’s SCRATCH Among First to Support Apple’s ProRes RAW
Ubiquitous Format Enables Streamlined Dailies and Post-Production Workflows
Assimilate today announced its SCRATCH software product line is among the first to support Apple’s new ProRes RAW acquisition and compression format. Dailies and post-production artists will now be able to read and import ProRes RAW files into SCRATCH for streamlined workflows, from dailies through post-production.
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Telestream Switch Supports ProRes RAW
Telestream Switch Supports ProRes RAW
Switch: World’s first cross-platform playback tool to include support for ProRes RAW; NAB attendees can see Switch support for ProRes RAW at NAB booth SL3308
Telestream®, the leading provider of digital video tools and workflow solutions today announced that its multi-format video player and encoder, Switch, will include support for ProRes RAW. Switch customers rely on the professional, advanced media file inspection and correction capabilities within Switch, and they can now use those same tools with ProRes RAW files. The powerful Switch benefits include the ability to preview camera footage prior to converting it to other formats, trim video to save disk space, inspect and modify the file properties, and convert media into lightweight formats for wide distribution.
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Vizrt to Demonstrate Adobe Creative Cloud Workflows, Integration With Additional Partners at NAB Show
Vizrt to Demonstrate Adobe Creative Cloud Workflows, Integration With Additional Partners at NAB Show
Vizrt (Booth SL3316) to show workflows with Adobe in and other partners at multiple locations during NAB Show 2019
Vizrt, the world’s leading provider of visual storytelling tools for media content creators, provides tools that work hand-in-hand with the Adobe® Creative Cloud®, giving media companies efficient workflows for managing graphics and video throughout the production pipeline. Visit Vizrt at NAB 2019 on stand SL3316 to see how Vizrt tools integrate with Adobe in action.
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RED to Showcase 8K Workflow and Latest Cameras at NAB 2019
RED to Showcase 8K Workflow and Latest Cameras at NAB 2019
RED Demo Room in North Hall (N201LMR); Also presenting at the inaugural 8K Seminar, on panels, and in partner booths
RED Digital Cinema® will showcase the soon to be released RED R3D® SDK for NVIDIA® CUDA-accelerated platforms, alongside the DSMC2 MONSTRO® 8K VV, GEMINI® 5K S35 and the new RED RANGER™ all-in-one camera system at the RED Demo Room in North Hall (N201LMR) at the Las Vegas Convention Center from April 8-11.
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DP Matthew Libatique, ASC at NAB Show for ICG; Birds of a Feather Session and Other Appearances by ICG Members Featured Throughout Event
DP Matthew Libatique, ASC at NAB Show for ICG; Birds of a Feather Session and Other Appearances by ICG Members Featured Throughout Event
The two-time Oscar® nominee Libatique (A Star Is Born, Iron Man, Black Swan) will explain his approach to lighting, color and a musical feel to camera movement that enhances the story and maintains narrative flow.
The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) is programming two events at the upcoming NAB Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center while many ICG members will be appearing throughout the event on over 15 panels and sessions covering a wide range of industry challenges.
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Blackmagic Design Announces NAB 2019 Customer Booth Speakers
Blackmagic Design Announces NAB 2019 Customer Booth SpeakersBlackmagic Design announced today the schedule for presentations by a variety of filmmakers, streamers and broadcasters at its booth during the 2019 NAB show. The presentations will provide a look at the vision and techniques used by customers with a variety of Blackmagic Design products. The presentations will take place in between DaVinci Resolve Studio demo sessions on the main stage at the Blackmagic Design Booth (SL216).
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Matrox at NAB 2019 — Product Preview
Matrox at NAB 2019 — Product Preview
Company to showcase full range of award-winning HD and 4K/multi-HD encoders, cutting-edge SMTPE ST 2110 NIC and hardware codec cards, and high-performance 4K IP KVM extenders, Booth SL3811
At NAB 2019 (booth SL3811), Matrox® will showcase its full range of award-winning HD and 4K/multi-HD encoders, cutting-edge SMTPE ST 2110 NIC and hardware codec cards, and high-performance 4K IP KVM extenders.
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Pond5 Announces Plan to Build a New Marketplace of Premium Video Footage Shot With ProRes RAW
Pond5 Announces Plan to Build a New Marketplace of Premium Video Footage Shot With ProRes RAW
New initiative provides filmmakers with the opportunity to reach a global audience while earning incremental revenue from their ProRes RAW video work
Global video marketplace Pond5 today announced a plan to create a new collection of royalty-free licensable video shot with Apple’s recently released ProRes RAW codec.
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EditShare Adds Support for Dolby Vision HDR Compliance Testing
EditShare QScan support for Dolby Vision HDR workflows expands compliance verification options for certified Dolby Vision mastering houses
EditShare®, a technology leader in intelligent scale-out storage, media asset management (MAM) and automated quality control (AQC), is providing Dolby Vision certified mastering post-production facilities new HDR compliance verification capabilities with its QScan product line. Bringing extraordinary image depth and color to productions, Dolby Vision is the preferred HDR technology for major studios, creatives, and streaming service providers.
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New JVC Hardware Encoder Delivers Real-Time HEVC Compression for Bandwidth Savings
New JVC Hardware Encoder Delivers Real-Time HEVC Compression for Bandwidth Savings
Powered by an all-hardware compression chip, the portable BR-EN900 provides broadcast-quality HEVC encoding up to 1080p60 with 10-bit 4:2:2 sampling
(Wayne, NJ--April 4, 2019) JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced the ProHD BR-EN900 encoder designed for studio and remote production, ENG, live streaming from sports venues, and point-to-point HD video contribution. Powered by an all-hardware compression chip, the portable BR-EN900 provides broadcast-quality HEVC (H.265) encoding up to 1080p60 with 10-bit 4:2:2 sampling.
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Pond5 Launches New 8K, 6K, 5K, and 4K RED Camera Footage Collection and Search Filter for Premium RED Content
Pond5 Launches New 8K, 6K, 5K, and 4K RED Camera Footage Collection and Search Filter for Premium RED Content
Brand new cinema-quality collection featuring video shot exclusively on RED Digital Cinema cameras provides endless options for creative high-resolution editing
Recognizing the growing need for video captured in the highest definition possible, global content marketplace Pond5 today launched a brand new premium footage collection featuring 8K, 6K, 5K, and 4K video shot exclusively on RED Digital Cinema cameras. In addition, Pond5 has debuted a new "RED Camera" ​search filter for video on its site, allowing customers to easily discover hundreds of thousands of clips created with RED’s award-winning cameras within its library of more than 14 million video clips.
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Sonnet Showcases Adobe Creative Cloud Applications' Support for eGPU at 2019 NAB Show
Adobe Premiere, After Effects and Media Encoder Now Support eGPUs With AMD Radeon Pro Cards and the eGFX Breakaway Box
Sonnet Technologies will showcase its award-winning eGFX Breakaway™ Box 650 eGPU expansion chassis and the AMD Radeon™ Pro WX 9100 GPU card providing support for Adobe® Premiere® Pro and After Effects® in the Adobe booth and in the AMD meeting room at the 2019 NAB Show. The new releases of Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Adobe Media Encoder — all part of Adobe Creative Cloud® — take advantage of Thunderbolt-connected eGPUs to enhance their performance.
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Adobe Creative Cloud Innovation at NAB 2019 Meets Heavy Demands of Today's Video Professionals
Adobe Creative Cloud Innovation at NAB 2019 Meets Heavy Demands of Today's Video Professionals
Latest video release brings increased power and added creative power
Ahead of the 2019 NAB Show, Adobe today announced performance updates and new innovations for video and audio tools in Adobe Creative Cloud to improve efficiency in video production. From a wide range of film, TV, broadcast and streaming projects including Clemency, Fox Sports, The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Native Son, The Peanut Butter Falcon, Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men and VICE Media, Adobe Creative Cloud powers the world's best video apps and services by providing the most integrated product workflows.
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JVC Introduces CONNECTED CAM Studio 6000S for IP-Based Sports, News Production at NAB 2019
JVC Introduces CONNECTED CAM Studio 6000S for IP-Based Sports, News Production at NAB 2019
JVC will be presenting at NAB Show Booth C4415
JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, will introduce its CONNECTED CAM Studio 6000S compact live production and streaming studio next week at the 2019 NAB Show (Booth C4415) in Las Vegas, Nev. Designed for sports and other live events, the self-contained control room features a production switcher with six IP inputs that support NDI as well as the SRT (Secure Reliable Transport) streaming protocols.
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Telestream Offers Media Processing in Microsoft Azure
Telestream Offers Media Processing in Microsoft Azure
Seamless and intelligent workflow optimizes resources by following the media; See the latest version of Vantage at the Telestream booth at NAB booth SL3308
Telestream®, a leading provider of workflow automation, processing and quality monitoring and management solutions for the production and distribution of video, today announced that Vantage Cloud Port media processing services have been developed and qualified to run on Microsoft Azure.
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Panasonic Announces Schedule of Presentations and Panel Discussions on its NAB Main Stage
Panasonic Announces Schedule of Presentations and Panel Discussions on its NAB Main Stage
Filmmakers and Broadcasters Recap Top Projects Shot on Panasonic Cinema and Systems Cameras in NAB Show Booth C3607
Panasonic has announced a full schedule of presentations and panel discussions to be held April 8-April 10 on the main stage of its NAB booth C3607, with leading cinematographers and broadcasters showcasing projects and footage shot on Panasonic cameras. These presentations will be available on Panasonic’s Facebook page, @panasonicprovideoUSA, as well as the Panasonic Business Solutions YouTube Channel. Presenters will include William Wages, ASC (“The Forgiven”), DP Charles Papert (“Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes”), TBN’s Director of Network Operations Larry Haley, Loyola Marymount University’s Director of Broadcast Production Patrick Alcerro, Dr. Andrew Cross of Vizrt/NewTek (“The NDI Vision”), as well as early adopters of Panasonic’s new AG-CX350, the industry’slightest 4K 10-bit fixed-lens camcorder.
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New Afidus ATL200 Long Term Time Lapse Camera at NAB, Product of the Year Nominated
New Afidus ATL200 Long Term Time Lapse Camera at NAB, Product of the Year Nominated
Offers 1080HD with in-camera HDR, optical zoom, app control, a motion sensor, IP65 weather resistant, MP4 capture and timer with day-of-week schedule
Afidus, a Taiwan based surveillance camera company, entered the time lapse camera market in Q4 2018 and chose TimeLapseCameras.com, a Rochester based company, as North America’s exclusive retailer of the Afidus ATL200 time lapse camera. The Afidus quickly became recognized as a feature packed affordable camera for long term time lapse capture and great choice for a wide variety of projects including macro content. The Afidus ATL200 will be on display in the TimeLapseCameras.com booth at the NAB Show, C12140.
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Vizrt acquires NewTek To Become Global Powerhouse in Advanced Video Systems
Vizrt acquires NewTek To Become Global Powerhouse in Advanced Video Systems
The acquisition creates the largest company in the broadcast space that is dedicated to enabling IT based video production.
Vizrt, the world’s leading provider of visual storytelling tools for media content creators, has acquired NewTek, world leader in IP-based, software-driven live video production solutions. The acquisition creates the largest company in the broadcast space that is dedicated to enabling IT based video production. The goal is to make it possible for people to tell their story using video, whether they are a kid in a classroom or a tier-1 broadcaster.
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CyanView’s Cy-Stem Universal Camera Control System Nominated For NAB 2019 Product Of The Year Award
CyanView’s Cy-Stem Universal Camera Control System Nominated For NAB 2019 Product Of The Year Award
“Now, vision engineers can have similar level of control over specialty cameras as they do over system cameras”
CyanView has announced that its Cy-Stem universal camera control system has been nominated in the 2019 NAB Show Product of the Year Awards (Cameras, Camera Support and Accessories). Cy-Stem is a unique solution that brings new levels of capability and flexibility to live production.
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Making The Forest Leaves Dance for Ridley Scott's Hennessy Short, "The Seven Worlds"
Making The Forest Leaves Dance for Ridley Scott's Hennessy Short, "The Seven Worlds"
The Mocap Studio and Xsens were called upon to help Ridley Scott nail his epic Hennessy short film via precise, on-location motion data capture.
From Alien to Blade Runner and Gladiator, Ridley Scott has helmed some of the most iconic and celebrated films of all time. However, the legendary film-director doesn't limit himself only to big-screen endeavors, having also created some of the most iconic advertising shorts, including Apple's 1984.
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New ALEXA Mini LF Expands ARRI’s Large-Format Camera System
New ALEXA Mini LF Expands ARRI’s Large-Format Camera System
Large-format ALEXA LF sensor in an ALEXA Mini body; New, cost-efficient Codex Compact Drive for fast and open workflows; Best overall image quality with much higher usable sensitivity; ALEXA Mini LF cameras are scheduled to start shipping from mid-2019
ARRI today unveils its new ALEXA Mini LF camera. Combining the compact size and low weight of the popular ALEXA Mini with the large-format ALEXA LF sensor, ALEXA Mini LF brings exciting new creative possibilities to ARRI’s large-format camera system. Robust and reliable, it provides the best overall image quality for large-format shooting, and features three internal motorized FSND filters, 12 V power input, extra power outputs, a new Codex Compact Drive, and a new MVF-2 high-contrast HD viewfinder.
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NAB2019 News: FilmLight adds more to modern colour finishing and delivery
NAB2019 News: FilmLight adds more to modern colour finishing and delivery
As well as demonstrations of Baselight version 5.2, and soon-to-come 5.3, NAB attendees will also see in-context colour grading for the full range of Baselight Editions, including Flame, NUKE, and Avid: Booth SL4105
With the colour grading suite now the hub for finishing on movies, premium television and commercials, FilmLight is focusing on putting all the right colour tools into the hands of the creatives who need them, and on simplifying the pipeline for collaborative workflows.
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Sigma Attracts Content Creators with Expanded Cine Lens Collection and New L-Mount Lenses at NAB 2019
Sigma Attracts Content Creators with Expanded Cine Lens Collection and New L-Mount Lenses at NAB 2019
Sigma continues investment in both cinematic and video productions with new high-speed full-frame prime lenses and first look at anticipated L-mount Art lenses
a href="https://sigma.cmail20.com/t/r-l-jilyithy-ultkjyuytt-n/">Sigma Corporation of America, a leading still photo and cinema lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, today announced its presence at the 2019 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show held in Las Vegas, NV from April 6-11, 2019. Attendees to the show are invited to visit Sigma in booth C10308 to learn about its product offerings for cinematographers, DPs and filmmakers of all levels and all genres.
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Boris FX Unveils Major Updates to 2019 Editing and VFX Plug-Ins, Plus Technology Previews at NAB
Boris FX Unveils Major Updates to 2019 Editing and VFX Plug-Ins, Plus Technology Previews at NAB
New creative VFX options and workflows for time-strapped editors, artists, and motion graphics designers
Boris FX’s award-winning 2019 product line (Sapphire, Continuum, and Mocha Pro) adds significant creative visual effects tools with its upcoming releases (2019.5). Technology demos will debut at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), April 8-11, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada, Booth SL7620.
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AWS Launches an Open API Spec to Simplify Encryption for Live and On-demand Media Workflows
AWS Launches an Open API Spec to Simplify Encryption for Live and On-demand Media Workflows
API specification supports HLS, MSS and DASH packaging as well as standard DRM platforms, including Apple FairPlay Streaming, Microsoft PlayReady, Google Widevine, AES-128, and proprietary DRMs
Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, today announced the Secure Packager and Encoder Key Exchange (SPEKE), an open, extensible API specification developed to streamline integration of Digital Rights Management (DRM) with encoders, transcoders, and origin servers (encryptors).
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Autodesk Unleashes 3ds Max 2020
Autodesk Unleashes 3ds Max 2020
New release packs a punch with improved content creation and design viz toolset
Today Autodesk released 3ds Max 2020, the latest version of its 3D modeling, animation and rendering software. The new release revamps the user experience with customer-requested features that enable faster playback speeds, optimize performance and increase flexibility.
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Pond5 and DJI Expand Premium Aerial Footage Collection with New Content from Professional Drone Pilots Around the World
Pond5 and DJI Expand Premium Aerial Footage Collection with New Content from Professional Drone Pilots Around the World
International pilots join US-based and FAA-certified drone filmmakers in the Pond5 marketplace, with a new footage search filter providing customers with the freshest aerial content
Following last year’s much heralded launch of the Pond5 DJI premium footage collection, global content marketplace Pond5 and DJI, the world’s leading manufacturer of civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, have expanded the in-demand offering to include a wealth of high-quality aerial footage from professional drone pilots around the world.
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Tim Walker Joins AJA Video Systems as Senior Product Manager for FS Family of Frame Synchronizers and Converters
Tim Walker Joins AJA Video Systems as Senior Product Manager for FS Family of Frame Synchronizers and Converters
Walker joins the AJA team from Grass Valley, where he served as senior product manager for its switcher line
Today AJA Video Systems announced that Tim Walker has joined AJA as Senior Product Manager for its FS family of frame synchronizers and converters, including the FS-HDR, as well as the HDR Image Analyzer. Walker joins the team from Grass Valley, where he served as senior product manager for its switcher line. With more than ten years of experience shepherding the development of broadcast equipment, he brings extensive industry knowledge and engineering expertise to AJA, which will help drive innovation of the FS product line forward.
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NAB: TVU MediaMind Appliance Uses Time Code, AI-Based Facial/Speech Recognition to Generate Metadata
NAB: TVU MediaMind Appliance Uses Time Code, AI-Based Facial/Speech Recognition to Generate Metadata
New Solution Part of TVU MediaMind Ecosystem of Cloud-Based Production, Distribution and Global Asset Sharing Marketplace; TVU MediaMind appliance will be on display in the TVU Networks' NAB Show booth C1707
At NAB 2019 TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP solutions, will announce the new MediaMind Appliance, a metadata generation and search engine that speeds production performance and content reuse within an existing broadcast media supply chain. The system uses a combination of time-code and AI-based facial and speech recognition to generate metadata. And an open API lets users connect directly with MAM and NLE systems. TVU Networks will exhibit in booth #C1707 during the NAB Show in Las Vegas next month.
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NAB 2019 NEWS: Dejero Unveils Return Video and Teleprompting Solution for Remote Production Teams
NAB 2019 NEWS: Dejero Unveils Return Video and Teleprompting Solution for Remote Production Teams
Dejero CuePoint low-latency return feed server boosts talent cueing, production and confidence monitoring, and real-time teleprompting in the field
Dejero, an innovator in cloud-managed solutions that provide video transport and Internet connectivity while mobile or in remote locations, is launching CuePoint, a new low-latency return feed server that keeps live broadcast production and remote teams synchronized, at the upcoming NAB 2019 show, April 8-11 2019, Las Vegas Convention Center, Booth C2025.
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Archiware Previews P5 Version 6 and Hosts Storage Partner LumaForge at NAB 2019
Archiware’s booth SL15416 hosts storage manufacturer LumaForge. New partnerships for NAB Show 2019 include EditShare and KYNO.
At NAB Show 2019, Archiware delivers a preview of the upcoming version of the Archiware P5 data management software suite. Version 6, to be released mid-2019, is based on state-of-the-art underlying technology to make it future-proof. The user interface receives a design overhaul.
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Object Matrix Enables Hybrid Workflows with Amazon Web Services
Object Matrix Enables Hybrid Workflows with Amazon Web ServicesObject Matrix has announced its roadmap for enhancing the API integration between MatrixStore and two Amazon Web Services (AWS) solutions: Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and Amazon Glacier. Object Matrix will be demonstrating the API integration on its booth at NAB Show 2019 (SL5821) from 8th– 11thApril.
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Quantum to Showcase New NVMe Flash Platform, Solutions for Multiple Workflow Stages at 2019 NAB
New Solutions for On-Set Production and Innovations for StorNext Underscore Quantum as Industry Choice for Demanding Environments, on view in Booth #SL4409
Quantum Corp. today announced that at the 2019 NAB Show it will launch a new NVMe all-flash storage platform that is designed to dramatically accelerate media workflows. The company also announced general availability of StorNext 6.2, a major new release of the company's award-winning StorNext® high performance shared storage. StorNext 6.2 is shipping today with the latest generation Xcellis® appliances, the solution of choice to ingest, edit, share and preserve media content and provide an improved technical foundation for organizations to run their operations.
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Rising Sun Pictures Springs into Action for Marvel Studios’ “Captain Marvel”
Rising Sun Pictures Springs into Action for Marvel Studios’ “Captain Marvel”
Studio delivers hundreds of complex VFX shots for the latest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe
Striving for picture-perfect realism and applying a mania for detail, Rising Sun Pictures produced nearly 300 visual effects shots for Marvel Studios’ latest film Captain Marvel. The studio executed a host of challenging visuals for the blockbuster production including a fully 3D subterranean aircraft hangar stuffed with military gear and fabricating a series of shimmering holograms.
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RIST Forum Established, Promotes Interoperable Internet Video Transport Solution at NAB 2019
RIST Forum Established, Promotes Interoperable Internet Video Transport Solution at NAB 2019
Current members include Amagi, Artel, Ateme, Cobalt Digital, Crystal, DVEO, Evertz, Haivision, Happy Robotz, MVA Broadcast Consulting, Mankin Media, Media Transport Solutions, Net Insight, Nevion, Qvidium, Sencore, Synamedia, Telecom Product Consulting, VideoFlow, Zayo, and Zixi
The RIST Forum was established today with 21 founding companies to promote the Reliable Internet Stream Transport (RIST), a new interoperable and royalty free standard for low-latency video transport over unmanaged networks for contribution and distribution applications. In its efforts to promote worldwide adoption of RIST, the new industry association engages both users and vendors of RIST technology and products.
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Eleven New British Companies To Shine at NAB 2019
The 11 are part of a group of 37 companies who are exhibiting at the world’s biggest media technology fair
Eleven British companies are exhibiting at NAB for the first time this year. They are part of a group of 37 companies who are exhibiting at the world’s biggest media technology fair. The UK group is managed by Tradefair on behalf of techUK and is supported by the Department for International Trade (DIT). This year is the 30th anniversary of Tradefair managing Government supported pavilions and trade missions.
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Ross Brings High Impact, High Efficiency Production Solutions to NAB Show 2019
Ross Brings High Impact, High Efficiency Production Solutions to NAB Show 2019
Over 9000 square feet of booth space at booth SL 1805 throughout NAB Show 2019, with live-streamed keynote presentation Sunday night
Ross Video will be Living Live at the NAB Show (Las Vegas, April 8-11th 2019, Booth SL 1805) with over 9000 square feet of booth space loaded with innovative live production solutions. With the theme High Impact, High Efficiency, Ross will showcase solutions that leverage the latest technology and enable professionals working in live production to create more compelling content, more efficiently.
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Matrox Unveils Matrox M264 S4: The World’s Only Four-Channel 4Kp60 XAVC Codec Card
Matrox M264 S4 provides unprecedented H.264 4:2:2 10-bit encoding and decoding of up to four 4Kp60 channels in PC-based broadcast contribution, production, or distribution systems
Matrox® Video today announces the Matrox M264 S4, a new addition to the Matrox M264 family of H.264 hardware codec cards. The Matrox M264 S4 card supports up to four channels of 4K Sony® XAVC and Panasonic® AVC-ULTRA encoding/decoding in a single-slot card to enable high-density, multi-channel 4K workflows in PC-based platforms.
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NAB: Apantac Adds HDMI 2.0 UHD Outputs to its Top Selling Multiviewers
NAB: Apantac Adds HDMI 2.0 UHD Outputs to its Top Selling Multiviewers
Demonstrates Entire Range of its UHD Solutions at NAB 2019, Booth SL 8006
Apantac, an internationally recognized manufacturer of multiviewers, video walls, extension and signal processing solutions announces that it is enhancing its multiviewers by adding HDMI 2.0 output support. In addition, the company will showcase its full range of HDMI 2.0 and 4K / UHD solutions at the upcoming NAB 2019 show on booth SL8006.
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NAB: Bridge Technologies to Highlight Breadth and Depth of Solutions That Will Ease Industry Transition to IP
Hardware and software tools address needs of studios, OB vans, remote production facilities, OTT/cloud operators, satellite, terrestrial and cable
At NAB 2019 (Booth #SU6702), Bridge Technologies will showcase the broad and deep range of solutions it offers that will help the broadcast industry make a smooth transition to an all-IP infrastructure. Specifically, the company will focus on how it delivers state of the art hardware and software tools that enable IP networks to be monitored and analysed, providing information in real time that supports broadcasters in ensuring optimum quality of service and consumer satisfaction.
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Primestream To Present New and Improved Media Management Technology at NAB 2019
Extended functionality and increased performance will help customers in the enterprise, digital media, sports and broadcast market sto solve their real-world workflow challenges.
Primestream® will present significant updates and improvements to its Dynamic Media Management platform at NAB 2019, with extended functionality and increased performance that will help customers in the enterprise, digital media, sports and broadcast markets to solve their real-world workflow challenges.
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Hitachi Kokusai Unveils SK-HD1800 Studio and EFP Camera with Advanced CMOS Technology and Remotely-Controlled Filter Wheel
New, cost-effective 1080p HDR camera delivers superior quality and combines with versatile CCU to support key industry transitions
Hitachi Kokusai Electric America Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) today announced the SK-HD1800 HDTV studio and field production camera, the latest model in its highly-acclaimed broadcast camera line. Combining the advanced CMOS imaging technology first implemented in Hitachi Kokusai’s award-winning Z-HD5500 camera with a motorized, four-position filter wheel for remote operation, the new SK-HD1800 delivers spectacular image quality for mobile and event-based productions even in venues with challenging LED lighting and displays.
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Steinberg Launches Nuendo 10 Audio Post-Production Workstation
Steinberg Launches Nuendo 10 Audio Post-Production Workstation
Nuendo 10 combines premium audio quality with a sheer endless number of advanced editing tools, intelligent workflow enhancements and exciting new features
Steinberg today announced the upcoming availability of Nuendo 10 at the GDC Expo in San Francisco.
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Markus Zeiler Joins Executive Board of the ARRI Group, Responsible for ARRI Rental Worldwide
Markus Zeiler Joins Executive Board of the ARRI Group, Responsible for ARRI Rental Worldwide
Zeiler previously served as Head of the Business Unit Lighting at ARRI
The Supervisory Board of the ARRI Group, at its meeting yesterday, decided to appoint a new member to the Executive Board of the ARRI Group which currently consists of Dr. Joerg Pohlman and Dr. Michael Neuhaeuser.
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Gorilla Group Expands with DaVinci Resolve Studio for UltraHD 4K HDR Delivery
Gorilla Group Expands with DaVinci Resolve Studio for UltraHD 4K HDR Delivery
Facility now supports Dolby Vision color correction and IMF format delivery, using DaVinci Resolve for both editing and color grading to win status as Netflix Preferred Vendor
Blackmagic Design has today announced that the Gorilla Group had chosen DaVinci Resolve Studio as part of a facility expansion that has added in support for Dolby Vision color correction and IMF format delivery for Netflix. Designed by Jigsaw24, the system features a dual boot, HP Z8 workstation running Linux and Windows, alongside an external crate featuring three NVIDIA Titan V 12GB graphics cards, 12 SSD slots for local storage and 40GB Ethernet. The suite relies on Sony BVM-X300 and Dolby PRM 4200 reference monitors.
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