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2014 Entertainment in the Internet Age (ETIA) Conference Show Report
ETIA 2014 Overview
Showcasing the state of the art in technologies for providing entertainment over digital infrastructures, the second Entertainment in the Internet Age (ETIA) conference was jointly sponsored by SMPTE and Stanford's Center for Image Systems Engineering (SCIEN). On June 17 and 18, attendees gathered in the Nvidia Auditorium in the Huang Engineering Building on the Stanford campus to hear presentations from more than 50 industry experts. These visionaries shared their insights on best practices and future challenges for serving the entertainment needs of consumers worldwide over IP-based infrastructure — most commonly using the Internet.
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CTV Chooses Leader LV 7770 Multi-SDI Rasterizers for New OB 11 Outside Broadcast Truck
News: CTV Chooses Leader LV 7770 Multi-SDI Rasterizers for New OB 11 Outside Broadcast TruckAttached Image Shows Main Engineering Area of CTV OB11 with Control Panels of Seven Leader LV 7770 Rasterizing Multi-SDI Signal Test Instruments Adjacent to Base of Monitor Wall.
CTV Outside Broadcasts has chosen eight Leader LV 7770 rasterizing multi-SDI signal monitors for its new OB 11 truck. The rasterizers were supplied by Leader's UK reseller, Thameside TV, which is based in Shepperton.
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Filmlight’s Baselight Helps Encore finish House of Cards Season Two in 4K
News: Filmlight’s Baselight Helps Encore finish House of Cards Season Two in 4KThe second season of House of Cards, the political drama from Netflix, was released on 14 February 2014. For the first time, 4K and Ultra HD were among the deliverables from post-production and VFX company Encore, a Deluxe Entertainment Services company.
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Globe on Screen is given the 2D Cinematic Look in Mistika at BTV Post
News: Globe on Screen is given the 2D Cinematic Look in Mistika at BTV PostMistika is a tough 2D act to follow in Shakespeare's Globe's 2014 Theatre Season
Experienced freelance Colourist and Online Editor Ian Grey was responsible for the stylish 2D colour grading using Mistika at BTV Post for Globe on Screen's three titles for Shakespeare’s Globe’s 2014 theatre season.
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Shutterstock now offers 60,000+ High-Quality Music Tracks To Address Increasing Market Demand
Shutterstock Inc., a leading global provider of commercial digital imagery and footage, has launched a groundbreaking music licensing offering. Shutterstock Music features thousands of high-quality tracks - available via simple and affordable license options - making it easier than ever for businesses, marketers, producers and filmmakers to add quality sounds to commercial videos and creative projects.
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"House of Cards" gets 4K Finish with FilmLight’s Baselight
News: "House of Cards" gets 4K Finish with FilmLight’s BaselightThe second series of "House of Cards," Netflix’s hugely popular political drama, was released on 14 February and made available to subscribers in 4k Ultra HD. Encore, a Deluxe Entertainment Services company, handled the show’s post production, with Lead Colourist Laura Jans-Fazio grading in uncompressed 4k at the post-production and VFX company’s Los Angeles location. To achieve the desired results, she leveraged a Baselight TWO system and Blackboard control surface.
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Drama Series “Life of Hers” Filmed on Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
News: Drama Series “Life of Hers” Filmed on Blackmagic Production Camera 4KBlackmagic Design today announced that Cardy Films has shot “Life of Hers” on the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K. Written by Samantha Chioma, directed by Olan Collardy and Ola Masha, the brand new micro-budget drama series explores the lives of four women living in London as part of the African diaspora.
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Encore Promotes Robert Glass to SVP, Sales Worldwide; Brings Augie Melendez on Board as VP, Sales
News: Encore Promotes Robert Glass to SVP, Sales Worldwide; Brings Augie Melendez on Board as VP, SalesPost production and visual effects company Encore has named Robert Glass Senior Vice President, Sales Worldwide and hired Augie Melendez as Vice President, Sales. Longtime industry veterans, both executives serve to anchor leadership within the growing company out of Encore's Los Angeles headquarters.
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David Attenborough’s 3D Journey Launching At Glastonbury 2014
News: David Attenborough’s 3D Journey Launching At Glastonbury 2014Unique Glasses-Free 3D Experience in Association with Atlantic Productions, Go Entertain and Stream TV Networks to Take Place in the Greenpeace Field
The world premiere of "David Attenborough’s 3D Journey" will be shown daily at the CLiMAX Dome on state-of-the-art Ultra-D™ glasses-free 3D screens from Stream TV Networks in the Greenpeace field at this year’s Glastonbury Festival (25th – 29th June).
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Mistika used at ONSIGHT in BAFTA Award-Winning David Attenborough’s Natural History Museum Alive 3D 4K film
News: Mistika used at ONSIGHT in BAFTA Award-Winning David Attenborough’s Natural History Museum Alive 3D 4K filmSir David Attenborough is the Only Person to have Received a BAFTA in Five Formats, Black and White, Colour, HD, 3D and now 4K.
SGO's Mistika was used at London's ONSIGHT in "David Attenborough’s Natural History Museum Alive" (3D) which has just reaped a coveted BAFTA TV Award in the Specialist Factual Category. Produced by Colossus Productions, a joint venture between Atlantic Productions and Sky 3D, Mistika technology played a major role in post at ONSIGHT in the exceptional project.
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Codex Shows Advanced Motion Picture Workflows At Cine Gear 2014
News: Codex Shows Advanced Motion Picture Workflows At Cine Gear 2014Codex, the industry leader in RAW recording and workflow, will highlight how Codex Vault and other Codex-developed recording systems can be easily integrated with the latest technology, from partners including ARRI, Dolby, FilmLight and Ncam, to create streamlined capture-to-post workflows for motion pictures, at the Codex booth (#47) during Cine Gear 2014, June 6-7, Paramount Studios, Los Angeles.
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SGO Sponsors Creative Week at BAFTA
Showcasing Excellence in Creative Output | 2 – 6 June 2014 - BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly London W1J 9LN
SGO is proud to sponsor Creative Week which takes place at BAFTA from 2 - 6 June, drawing the television, film and advertising worlds together. Creative Week is the perfect environment for visitors to meet SGO and discover even more about Mistika's remarkable 4K capabilities and Mamba FX's node-based compositing, within the context of an experts forum. The high-profile event is produced by Media Business Insight (MBI) - the publishers of Broadcast, Screen International and Shots. The full programme covers enticing topics delivered by top industry players from BSkyB, ONSIGHT, The Look, The Mill, The Framestore, The Farm, MPC, Atlantic Productions, and many others.
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ONSIGHT Drives its Mistika Colour and Finishing Suites with Precision Grading Panels
News: ONSIGHT Drives its Mistika Colour and Finishing Suites with Precision Grading PanelsThe Precision Grading Panel for SGO Mistika has proven to be a big hit at the National Association of Broadcaster's Convention (NAB) in Las Vegas this April. Within hours of the show opening, pioneering London facilities company ONSIGHT placed an order for two Precision Panels to help drive their state-of-the-art Mistika grading and finishing suites in 4K, 3D and HD. They will be installed at the company’s stunning new WC2 premises by St Martins Lane, which also includes 4K projection.
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Digital Vision Brings Latest Post Production, Restoration and Archive Solutions to NAB 2014
- First look at Golden Eye 4 film scanner, Bifrost Archive Bridge and latest versions of Nucoda and Phoenix -
NAB 2014, Stand SL6026 / Chairman's Suite, Renaissance Hotel: Once again Digital Vision invites NAB visitors to its Demo Lounge at the Renaissance Hotel, adjacent to the LVCC, where it will present a range of products for post production, restoration, archive and broadcast.
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Codex Extends Workflow Support For RED EPIC DRAGON
Codex, the industry leader in uncompressed RAW recording and workflow technology, has announced a fully-supported workflow for RED EPIC DRAGON cameras, and will show this simple, no nonsense workflow using Codex Vault, during NAB 2014 at the Codex booth #C6048 and at RED’s booth #SL1519.
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Panasonic And Codex Announce High-Speed 4K V-RAW Recording Solution For Panasonic VariCam 35 Camera
Panasonic and Codex, the leading developer of RAW recording and media management systems for motion picture and television production, today announced a strategic product development alliance.
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Digital Vision Launches Golden Eye 4 Scanner at NAB 2014: NAB 2014, Stand Sl6026 / Chairman's Suite, Renaissance Hotel
- Customer feedback leads development of new features -
Digital Vision will launch the Golden Eye 4 film scanner for restoration and archive at NAB 2014. The new scanner incorporates many new features that have been requested by users of Golden Eye 3.
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Stream TV Networks Teams With SGO at NAB 2014
New Toolsets to Accelerate Adoption of the Glasses-Free 3D Ultra-D Format
Stream TV Networks, Inc. is pleased to announce its revolutionary Ultra-D™ glasses-free 3D technology will be demonstrated in the SGO booth (SL9021) at the National Association of Broadcasters Show (NAB 2014) in Las Vegas, April 7-10, marking the first time that the glasses-free 3D screens will be on display at the show. The NAB showcase also marks the start of Stream TV’s relationship with SGO, the global leader in innovation for 3D post-production.
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Agenda Announced for the Thirteenth Annual Las Vegas SuperMeet
The Agenda has Been Set for the 13th Annual Las Vegas SuperMeet, to Be Held on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at the Riviera Hotel Royale Ballroom in Las Vegas. SuperMeets are for those who use or want to learn to use Macintosh-based workflows and solutions. The Las Vegas SuperMeet promises to be the single largest gathering of Apple, Adobe, Autodesk, Avid editors, gurus and and digital filmmakers during Nab Show 2014.
SuperMeets are for those who use or want to learn to use Macintosh-based workflows and solutions. The Las Vegas SuperMeet promises to be the single largest gathering of Apple, Adobe, Autodesk, Avid editors, gurus and and digital filmmakers during Nab Show 2014. Doors will open at 4:30PM. Stage presentations will begin at 7:00 PM.- The agenda has been set for the 13th Annual Las Vegas SuperMeet, to be held on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at the Riviera Hotel Royale Ballroom in Las Vegas, NV. Tickets for the SuperMeet are on sale online for $15.00 each plus ticket fee and $10.00 for students and teachers. They will be $20.00 at the door. It is expected this SuperMeet will sell out as historically every Las Vegas SuperMeet sells out.
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Codex Announce Workflow Solution for Phantom Flex4K Camera
News: Codex Announce Workflow Solution for Phantom Flex4K CameraCodex, the industry leader in RAW recording and workflow, is working with Vision Research to provide a robust and powerful workflow for the Phantom Flex4K camera. Already widely used around the world with many different cameras, Codex Vault is a mobile workflow device that supports the rapid transfer of the digital camera originals from the Phantom for review, post production and archiving.
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Shutterstock to Give Away Canon 5D Mark III and Go-Pros at NAB Booth SL14813
Shutterstock, a global marketplace for royalty-free images and videos, will be hosting four talks at their booth (Lower South Hall - SL14813) at this year's NAB (April 7-10, 2014), pairing innovative camera and gear manufacturers with leading Shutterstock footage contributors to talk about their latest releases. Each talk will end with a related giveaway.
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AdPro Increases Efficiency by 80 Percent with Teranex 2D Processors for Standards Conversion
Blackmagic Design today announced that AdPro, a department of global media technology group Adstream, is using Teranex 2D Processors as the backbone of its Adrack initiative for standards and format conversions for movie studios around the world.
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ATG Broadcast Reports a Successful London BVE 2014
News: ATG Broadcast Reports a Successful London BVE 2014ATG Broadcast reports a highly successful Broadcast Video Expo 2014. Held at the London ExCel February 25-27, BVE attracted a claimed 15,000 visitors. Exhibiting on stand N45, ATG Broadcast was represented by Christoffer Kay (Managing Director), Tim Felstead (Head of Sales & Marketing), Clive Northen (Chief Operating Officer) and Chris Elson (Product Sales Manager).
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Dutch Winter Olympics Coverage Delivered by Universal Videohub
News: Dutch Winter Olympics Coverage Delivered by Universal VideohubBlackmagic Design today announced that Dutch broadcaster NOS deployed the Blackmagic Universal Videohub 288 for signal routing and distribution during its coverage of the Olympic Winter Games. Built by live production specialist Broadcast Rental, the Sochi facility will handle more than 60 live signals from across the Games.
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Telestream Announces Availability of HEVC Transcoding
x265 open source implementation of HEVC/H.265 encoding technology now available in Vantage Transcode Multiscreen
Telestream®, the leading provider of video transcoding and workflow solutions, today announced that it is now shipping HEVC encoding within its Vantage Transcode Multiscreen product. This is the first commercial product to leverage the x265 encoding technology which was developed by an open source community to create a highly optimized HEVC H.265 codec. HEVC offers the promise of higher frame rates and lower bit rates, doubling the compression compared to AVC/H.264, and enabling next-generation Ultra HD 4K video services.
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"Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit" Returns to The Big Screen With DaVinci Resolve
News: "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit" Returns to The Big Screen With DaVinci ResolveBlackmagic Design today announced that big budget thriller "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit" has been finished on DaVinci Resolve by Company 3 London. Kenneth Branagh has directed Paramount Pictures' reboot of the spy film franchise, based on bestselling author Tom Clancy's 'Jack Ryan' character.
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Shakespeare’s Globe Primed for Event Cinema & DVD
News: Shakespeare’s Globe Primed for Event Cinema & DVDThree electrifying productions readied for cinema and DVD release.
BTV Post was thrilled to work with Globe on Screen on three titles from Shakespeare’s Globe’s 2013 theatre season.
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Matrox Mojito 4K Now Offers 4K 10-bit H.264 Intra-Frame Rendering
News: Matrox Mojito 4K Now Offers 4K 10-bit H.264 Intra-Frame Rendering4K video card for Adobe Creative Cloud lets post-production professionals see every pixel of every 4K frame throughout their workflow
Matrox® Video today announced the immediate availability of 10-bit H.264 intra-frame rendering with the Matrox Mojito™ 4K quad 3G-SDI 4K video monitoring card for use with Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC on Windows® platforms. Matrox Mojito 4K enables realtime monitoring and output of video footage at resolutions up to 4096 x 2160 and at frame rates up to 60 fps (4Kp60).
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Miranda to Discuss Key Production, Playout and Monitoring Solutions at BVE 2014
Miranda Technologies, a Belden Brand, a global provider of integrated solutions for production, playout and delivery systems for television broadcasters and multi-system operators, will welcome visitors and hold detailed discussions regarding its latest solution offerings on Stand J05 during BVE 2014. The event takes place at ExCeL London from 25-27 February.
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Broadcast Networks Delivers Key Infrastructure Projects Across Europe
News: Broadcast Networks Delivers Key Infrastructure Projects Across EuropeSystems integration specialist Broadcast Networks completed a number of diverse broadcast system projects during 2013 for international organisations such as Chellomedia, News UK the Dutch Parliament.
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RealD TrueImage™ Image Enhancement Technology Debuts With ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’
Image Processing System Delivers More Immersive and Lifelike 2D and 3D Visuals Conveying a Filmmaker’s True Creative Aesthetic
RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD) has announced that the company’s new 2D and 3D image enhancement technology, RealD TrueImage™, has been utilized during post-production of ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,’ a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM). RealD TrueImage™ eliminates artifacts commonly associated with digital and film based capture through a proprietary process, resulting in higher quality imagery which is more detailed, lifelike and a more accurate reflection of a filmmaker’s intent.
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Sky High Scrapers Set For Dazzling Heights
News: Sky High Scrapers Set For Dazzling HeightsFinal post-production completed for first series of factual doc, following the gravity-defying exploits of the most daring, high-level maintenance workers in the US.
BTV completed full post-production for the factual doc, exploring the gravity defying exploits of Abseilon Building Services; America’s largest high-rise cleaning company.
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London's The Look Adds Pablo Rio For Enhanced Post Workflow
Soho-based picture post house invests in Quantel again
Leading London picture post house, The Look, has purchased a Quantel Pablo Rio high-quality color correction and finishing system to enhance its post production workflow. The Pablo Rio will operate alongside The Look's two existing Quantel Pablo systems and Neo control panel, allowing creative projects to be shared across all three systems for maximum productivity.
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Shane Meadows Chooses Blackmagic Cameras For Jake Bugg’s “Slumville Sunrise” Music Video
News: Shane Meadows Chooses Blackmagic Cameras For Jake Bugg’s “Slumville Sunrise” Music VideoBlackmagic Design today announced that director Shane Meadows shot Jake Bugg’s latest music video on the Blackmagic Cinema Camera and Pocket Cinema Camera, and completed color correction on DaVinci Resolve.
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RSS Production Selected Mistika to create Impressive Stereo 3D Post Perfection in Russian War Epic “STALINGRAD” - in 3D and IMAX® 3D
News:  RSS Production Selected Mistika to create Impressive Stereo 3D Post Perfection in Russian War Epic “STALINGRAD” -  in 3D and IMAX® 3DMistika's Award-Winning Stereo 3D Toolsets Helps to Deliver Larger-than-Life Historic Battle of Stalingrad Scenes to the Giant Screen – The first Russian Movie ever to be Completed for IMAX® 3D
SGO's Mistika Post Production System played a starring role in Second World War action blockbuster "Stalingrad." Already selected as the Russian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 86th Academy Awards, Moscow-based RSS Production utilised Mistika's award-winning capabilities for the entire stereoscopic 3D post production in the film which included involved depth grading and native Stereo 3D alignments.
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Registration Opens For BVE 2014
- UK’s essential broadcast and production event brings new technology, networking opportunities and comprehensive free seminar programme -
BVE 2014, the essential event for content creation professionals, is open for visitor registration at bvexpo.com. The event, which covers all aspects of the broadcast industry from conception to consumption, offers an unrivalled programme of free seminars as well as product showcases and networking opportunities. BVE 2014 takes place from 25-27 February 2014 at ExCeL London.
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Matrox at BVE 2014 — Product Preview
Video streaming and recording appliance, live production streaming systems, a new multi-camera recording app and a 4K video monitoring card will be featured
At BVE 2014 (Excel London, Feb. 25-27, Stand H19), Matrox® Video will showcase a new video streaming and recording appliance, live production streaming systems, a new multi-camera recording app, and a 4K video monitoring card. In addition, multiviewers and scan converters will be on display.
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Mistika's Innovative Creativity is a Success at London's BTV Post in Making "How Cities Work" in Both 2D and 3D
News: Mistika's Innovative Creativity is a Success at London's BTV Post in Making "How Cities Work" in Both 2D and 3D“If it wasn’t for Mistika's compositing tools we would have lost some vital Stereo 3D shots from the series.” George Dutton, Colourist & Online Artist, BTV Post, London, UK
London's BTV Post provided full post production using Mistika for the stunning five-episode television series "How Cities Work," commissioned by Discovery. Working closely with Electric Sky Productions, BTV Post ensured that the series portrayed the footage in 2D as well as Stereo 3D formats. Filmed in S3D, "How Cities Work" shows coverage of world-leading cities such as London, New York, Barcelona, Las Vegas, Berlin and San Francisco and their key advancements in planning, technology and engineering.
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BTV Posts Completes Full Post for TV Series: "How Cities Work in 3D & 2D"
News: BTV Posts Completes Full Post for TV Series: "How Cities Work in 3D & 2D"BTV Post was delighted to provide full post production for the TV series, commissioned by Discovery. BTV Post worked closely with Electric Sky Productions to ensure How Cities Work retained its spectacular 3D visuals and gripping, in-depth footage.
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FilmLight Strengthens Middle East Reseller Network With Appointment Of Media Group International
News: FilmLight Strengthens Middle East Reseller Network With Appointment Of Media Group InternationalFilmLight, the leading colour grading and workflow specialist, has strengthened its sales channel in Qatar and the wider Gulf regions with the appointment of Media Group International (MGI), a leading independent media systems integrator headquartered in Doha.
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Filmlight Offers A New Integrated Color Grading Option For Facilities With Baselight Plus
News: Filmlight Offers A New Integrated Color Grading Option For Facilities With Baselight PlusSimple turnkey package complete with Baselight ONE, Slate control panel PLUS Editions licences, hardware and software support for $65k
Leading color grading solutions developer FilmLight is offering its users and boutique post houses a new workflow option for uncompromised grading. Baselight PLUS is supplied as a complete package — including installation if required — with options for editors and with hardware and software support at an unprecedented price point.
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Adobe Brings Creative Cloud To BVE North 2013
- Adobe Theatre provides invaluable practical sessions, plus daily chances to win Creative Cloud 12-month membership -
BVE North 2013 is delighted to confirm Adobe’s participation at the North’s essential broadcast event, Adobe will present the latest version of Adobe Creative Cloud, the membership-based service that reimagines the creative process through a stunning set of “CC” desktop applications and sophisticated cross-device collaboration and publishing capabilities. For video professionals Creative Cloud has every tool for script to screen and beyond. BVE North returns to Manchester Central on 12-13 November 2013.
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Post-production Company Uses Snell’s Alchemist OD to Convert Muse 4K Ultra HD Concert
News: Post-production Company Uses Snell’s Alchemist OD to Convert Muse 4K Ultra HD ConcertStadium rockers Muse recorded their concert in Rome’s Olympic stadium in July this year in breathtaking 4K. Serpent Productions recorded the gig in both HD and 4K simultaneously using Sony F55 cameras.
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BTV Post Completes World’s First 4K Digital Cinema Frame Rate Conversion From 25p to 24p With Snell’s Alchemist OD
News: BTV Post Completes World’s First 4K Digital Cinema Frame Rate Conversion From 25p to 24p With Snell’s Alchemist ODPost-production Company Uses Snell’s Alchemist OD to Convert Muse 4K Ultra HD Concert
Stadium rockers Muse recorded their concert in Rome’s Olympic stadium in July this year in breathtaking 4K. Serpent Productions recorded the gig in both HD and 4K simultaneously using Sony F55 cameras.
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Company 3 Uses DaVinci Resolve to Color Correct "Captain Phillips"
News: Company 3 Uses DaVinci Resolve to Color Correct "Captain Phillips"Blackmagic Design today announced that Company 3 London has used DaVinci Resolve for color grading the film adaptation of “Captain Phillips,” the new blockbuster film starring Tom Hanks.
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Vizrt Provides Lockheed Martin Interactive Big Data Visualization Tools
News: Vizrt Provides Lockheed Martin Interactive Big Data Visualization Tools
Vizrt has collaborated with Lockheed Martin to develop a solution that visualizes big data in an interactive platform called the Multi-Touch Executive Dashboard (MED). To graphically visualize big data, MED combines Lockheed Martin’s real-time data asset management software, Microsoft’s Perceptive Pixel displays, and Vizrt’s Viz Artist for 3D modeling, animation, and graphics creation, and Viz Engine for real-time 3D graphics visualization and rendering at resolutions of up to 4K.
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London Visual Effects Facility Union VFX Has Moved To New Soho Location
The new studio allows the company to scale up and expand its service offering.
Union Visual Effects announced today that the company has relocated to a larger facility on Noel Street, Soho, in a move that significantly increases the studio’s capacity to take on a broader scope of work.
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Cluster Studio adds FLUX Store from FilmLight
News: Cluster Studio adds FLUX Store from FilmLight- Mexico based animation studio and post-production specialist adds FLUX Store to help cater for growing data demands -
To cater for the increasing demand of high-resolution projects, Cluster Studio — which has served the post-production market in Latin America for almost a decade — recently added FLUX Store, the new post-production storage solution from FilmLight.
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Ron Howard’s “Rush” Graded on DaVinci Resolve
News: Ron Howard’s “Rush” Graded on DaVinci ResolveBlackmagic Design today announced that Company 3 in London has used DaVinci Resolve for color grading Ron Howard’s F1 racing biographical action film “Rush.”
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SMPTE Announces 2013 Honorees and Award Winners
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today revealed the outstanding industry members who will be recognized Thursday, Oct. 24, at the SMPTE 2013 Honors & Awards Ceremony.
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ONSIGHT Shows Insight By Setting Its Sights On Mistika Expanding Further To Deliver High-End DI And Stereo 3D Productions To Meet Increasing Film And Broadcast Demand
News: ONSIGHT Shows Insight By Setting Its Sights On Mistika Expanding Further To Deliver High-End DI And Stereo 3D Productions To Meet Increasing Film And Broadcast Demand"We have been users of Mistika for a long time. It continues to help us meet increasing and complex requirements in DI and Stereo 3D productions with impressive and importantly, real-time results. ...Updating our Mistika facilities was vital for the benefit of our creative and technical teams, in order to keep delivering high quality and time sensitive material.”Simon Craddock, CEO of ONSIGHT
ONSIGHT, one of the UK's major production facilities company and stereoscopic 3D specialists, expands further with substantial upgrades from SGO at its London-based full service post production facility. The company has added to its DI colour grading and Stereo 3D resources through the additional upgrade of its existing Mistika suites from SGO. ONSIGHT has offered its clients a suite of SGO products for some time, which include four Mistika systems operating on shared storage, the Mistika on-set production tool and an SGO SAN, powered-up by HPZ820 platforms for reinforced efficiency. The new and upgraded systems will include the latest Mistika 7.2 software with an exciting extension of Stereo 3D tools that streamline many routine tasks, along with transforming features that guarantee to deliver a significant increase in performance and boost productivity to meet client needs.
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IBC 2013: Vizrt uses NVIDIA GRID for Viz Artist and Viz Engine virtualization
News: IBC 2013: Vizrt uses NVIDIA GRID for Viz Artist and Viz Engine virtualizationAt the IBC Show, taking place in Amsterdam from September 12-17, Vizrt will have several Viz Artist real-time 3D modeling and animation workstations running on the new NVIDIA GRID Visual Computing Appliance (VCA) and Viz Engine real-time video and graphics compositing systems running on NVIDIA GRID within its IBC booth (Hall 7/Stand A10) and at NVIDIA’s IBC booth (Hall 7/Stand J39.)
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IBC2013: Vizrt to Resell Quantum’s StorNext® Solutions; Ideal for Managing, Storing and Preserving Digital Content
At the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC)—being held from September 13-17 in the RAI convention center in Amsterdam—Vizrt announced its new Reseller Agreement with Quantum, the premier storage solutions provider for the media and entertainment industry. Vizrt will be in Hall 7, Stand A10 at the show.
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Digital Vision Brings Thor Advanced Image Processing to IBC 2013
Thor to deliver high quality, real time processing at 4K, faster than real time for HD and SD
Following well received technology demonstrations at NAB 2013 and Broadcast Asia 2013, Digital Vision will bring Thor to Stand 7.E30 at IBC 2013. The dedicated hardware platform for advanced image processing, which is scheduled for delivery in December 2013, enables real-time processing for 4K and faster than real-time for HD and SD sources. 8K processing will be enabled during 2014.
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Placebo Live Performance Shot on Blackmagic Cinema Camera
News: Placebo Live Performance Shot on Blackmagic Cinema CameraAlternative rock band Placebo has recorded a live studio set of its new album on the Blackmagic Cinema Camera. The hour long session was filmed at the famous Rak Studios in London and will be featured as bonus material on the band’s soon to be released seventh album, titled “Loud Like Love.”
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Matrox and Vizrt Showcase 4K Workflows at IBC2013
News: Matrox and Vizrt Showcase 4K Workflows at IBC2013Matrox 4K developer card selected to showcase Viz Engine realtime graphics and video renderer
Matrox® Video today announced that Vizrt, the world's leading provider of real-time broadcast graphics, has chosen the Matrox DSX LE3 4K card to power the next generation of the Viz Engine rendering engine and compositor. Viz Engine is the heart of all Vizrt graphics and video solutions (CG, Virtual Set, Weather, and more). It renders animated 2D and 3D scenes in real time, producing high-end animations in SD, HD and 4K.
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Vizrt Showcases Bluefish444 Synapse Mini Converters At IBC 2013 SDI to HDMI Conversion
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry’s highest quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards and mini converters, announced that Vizrt will demonstrate Bluefish444 Synapse SDI to HDMI mini converters as part of its workflow demonstrations at IBC 2013.
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IBC2013: Vizrt To Display New Graphics Workflow, Non-Conform Video Workflow, Live Sports Interactivity, Social TV Integration, 4K Rendering and IP Streaming
News: IBC2013: Vizrt To Display New Graphics Workflow, Non-Conform Video Workflow, Live Sports Interactivity, Social TV Integration, 4K Rendering and IP StreamingAt the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC), Vizrt will display tools to increase graphics and video productivity, dramatically enhance live sports broadcasts, and streamline production workflows in its booth (Hall 7, Stand A10). IBC2013 will be held from September 12-17 in the RAI convention center in Amsterdam.
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ONSIGHT's high-flying Mistika Colourist David Gonzalez Lozano is Selected for Broadcast's 2013 Hot Shots
News: ONSIGHT's high-flying Mistika Colourist David Gonzalez Lozano is Selected for Broadcast's 2013 Hot Shots
“The power and flexibility of Mistika allows me to focus on what I need to deliver creatively and technically at ONSIGHT, whether in 2D, 3D or 4K, for quality results.” David Gonzalez Lozano, Mistika Colourist & Online Editor, ONSIGHT, London
SGO congratulates ONSIGHT on yet another of its talented Mistika Colourists and Online Editors, David Gonzalez Lozano being selected for the sought-after Broadcast's Hot Shot recognition awards. David was chosen as one of the “Broadcast 2013 Hot Shots” this month, as nominated by the team at ONSIGHT. It is an accolade that reflects the acknowledgement and recognition from the industry's most prominent platforms of the professionalism ONSIGHT's post production team in Soho expounds. ONSIGHT's Mistika Colourist Andy Lee made the Broadcast Hot 100 last year as well.
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SIENNA Gets “Optimized for Adobe® Anywhere” Status
SIENNA today announced that the Sienna Media Asset Management System has been officially granted “Optimized for Adobe® Anywhere” status. Sienna is the first commercially available MOS System and MAM to ship full integration with Anywhere..
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Portomídia Puts Baselight At The Heart Of Creative Initiative
News: Portomídia Puts Baselight At The Heart Of Creative Initiative- Digital hub in Recife launches post-production training and finishing facility and selects FilmLight technology for unrivalled power and workflow simplicity -
Portomídia - a new initiative in Recife, Brazil - is to install a FilmLight Baselight FOUR color grading and management system, along with a FilmLight FLUX storage and data management network. The installation forms the heart of a new digital media facility, which itself is part of a high-technology hub aimed at boosting the regional economy through skills development and by attracting major businesses.
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Digital Film Central & FilmLight create ACES workflow for Elysium 4K Finish
News: Digital Film Central & FilmLight create ACES workflow for Elysium 4K Finish- Vancouver based post-house Digital Film Central relies on Baselight TWO to help create a fully ACES-compliant and flexible color pipeline, from VFX to DI -
As the post facility for Neill Blomkamp’s new movie "Elysium," Digital Film Central (Central) constructed a unique 3.3K color and conform workflow that tightly integrated grading with both editorial and VFX. To ensure seamless collaborative working, the entire pipeline used the Academy Color Encoding System (ACES).
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FilmLight Manages Colour from Slate to finish
News: FilmLight Manages Colour from Slate to finish
- IBC demonstration shows how the professional approach to colour management and grading delivers creative control and a tangible return on investment -
At IBC2013, FilmLight is showing upgrades across its range of products that put colour grading and management of the entire colour pipeline at the heart of the professional workflow—delivering unrivalled creative control, accuracy and consistency.
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BIRTV 2013: Vizrt to highlight advances in newsroom workflows, live sports, 4k rendering and virtual graphics
News: BIRTV 2013: Vizrt to highlight advances in newsroom workflows, live sports, 4k rendering and virtual graphicsAt BIRTV, Vizrt will show sports broadcast advances, integration with third party newsroom systems, 4k rendering in the control room and live IP streaming among other news at its booth #3023. BIRTV 2013 will be held August 21st-24th at the China International Exhibition Center in Beijing China.
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Mistika Warms-Up Active Volcano Scenes At BTV Post In Stunning Documentary “Lava Land” In Multiple Formats For Electric Sky
News: Mistika Warms-Up Active Volcano Scenes At BTV Post In Stunning Documentary “Lava Land” In Multiple Formats For Electric SkyMistika is hot in post in Hawaii-based film for Discovery, Sky and The Weather Channel
3D Specialist BTV Post chose Mistika for the grading, online finishing, re-versioning and digital mastering of four spectacular documentary films titled "Lava Land" for Electric Sky in high frame-rates and multi-dimensional platform deliveries in HD, 2D and stereoscopic 3D.
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FilmLight’s Baselight creates look for Pacific Rim
News: FilmLight’s Baselight creates look for Pacific Rim- MPI colorist Maxine Gervais uses full range of Baselight tool-set to develop stunning looks for summer blockbuster -
Pacific Rim, a Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures production directed by Guillermo del Toro, has been post produced at Warner Bros. Motion Picture Imaging (MPI). Lead colorist, Maxine Gervais, used Baselight grading tools – on a laptop as well as a Baselight EIGHT system – to perfect the look of the movie, from set to final deliverables.
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Codex Provides Recording Technology for Douglas Trumbull’s 120 FPS Experimental Short “UFOTOG”
News: Codex Provides Recording Technology for Douglas Trumbull’s 120 FPS Experimental Short “UFOTOG”Filmmaking pioneer Douglas Trumbull recently used Codex recording technology in the production of UFOTOG, the world’s first high-frame rate (120 fps), stereoscopic 3D film. Trumbull and his production team at Trumbull Studios employed Codex Onboard S Recorders to capture 4K raw data from a pair of Canon C500 cameras, each shooting at 60 fps. The project, which is currently in post production, is designed to demonstrate the potential of high frame rate imagery and Trumbull’s vision for a new form of immersive cinematic entertainment.
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NVIDIA Quadro Is a Game-Changer for Swordfish
News: NVIDIA Quadro Is a Game-Changer for SwordfishDual NVIDIA Quadro K5000 for Mac GPUs recently allowed San Francisco-based creative boutique Swordfish to tap unprecedented performance in DaVinci Resolve.
San Francisco-based creative studio Swordfish specializes in motion design for marketing and software development. Founder and Executive Creative Director Matt Silverman – a longtime industry veteran with expertise in motion graphics, visual effects and animation – leads the boutique outfit. Swordfish’s recent projects include a year-long engagement with Sony designing animations for a common user interface across all consumer devices, super-hi-resolution parametric animations playing on 22 projectors at Sony’s CES booth and 196 smart phones at their Mobile World Congress booth, and production of a CG intensive marketing piece for Maxon to show off the integration between Cinema4D Lite and Adobe After Effects CC.
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"Room At The Top" – Dataton’s Watchout Powers London’s The View From The Shard
News: "Room At The Top" – Dataton’s Watchout Powers London’s The View From The ShardEvent Communications and DJ Willrich combine to give unique flavour to tallest viewing platform from any building in Western Europe
Deploying multimedia technology in way that enhances a naturally stunning visual experience is no easy task. Yet that is exactly what Event Communications and systems integrator DJ Willrich (DJW) have done at London’s The View from The Shard – utilising the features of Dataton WATCHOUT™multi-image display and presentation software. For this project, WATCHOUT was provided by Dataton’s UK Premium Partner, Mirage Associates.
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Vizrt Qualifies & Recommends Bluefish444 Synapse Mini Converters
SDI to HDMI Conversion & HDMI to SDI Conversion
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry’s highest quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards and mini converters, announced today that Vizrt has qualified and recommends Bluefish444 Synapse converters for SDI & HDMI conversions.
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Codex to Show Vault 2 at Cine Gear in Hollywood
News: Codex to Show Vault 2 at Cine Gear in HollywoodThe new Codex/ARRI internal recording module for Alexa will also be on view.
Codex will demonstrate Vault 2, the latest iteration of its industry-leading line of location-based media management environments, at Cine Gear Expo, May 31 through June 2 in Hollywood. The Vault, which has been used on a number of recent feature productions including Marvel’s blockbuster Iron Man 3, now supports Sony’s F5 and F55 cameras. It also includes support for REDMAGs used by RED Epic and Scarlet cameras.
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FilmLight Showcases End-to-End Color Pipeline at Expo Cine, Video y Televisión 2013
News: FilmLight Showcases End-to-End Color Pipeline at Expo Cine, Video y Televisión 2013- Latest solutions on display in Mexico from 04-07 June 2013 -
FilmLight will be demonstrating its latest products and developments in partnership with AMTEC (Stand A1) at Expo Cine, Video y Televisión 2013, and showing how its award-winning colour grading software and colour management systems can provide a 'colour pipeline' at every stage of production.
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“Lawrence of Arabia,” Digitally Restored with Help from MTI Film, Wins FOCAL International Award
News: “Lawrence of Arabia,” Digitally Restored with Help from MTI Film, Wins FOCAL International AwardThe new 50th Anniversary Directors Cut of "Lawrence of Arabia", which underwent digital film restoration processing at MTI Film, was awarded Best Archive Restoration/Preservation Title at the tenth FOCAL International Awards in London. The film was restored in 4K under the direction of Sony Pictures Entertainment EVP of Asset Management, Film Restoration and Digital Mastering Grover Crisp.
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Restored “Lawrence of Arabia” Wins FOCAL International Award
News: Restored “Lawrence of Arabia” Wins FOCAL International Award4K Restoration of David Lean’s Masterpiece Receives Top Honors; Sony Pictures’ Grover Crisp Recognized for “Outstanding Achievement in Restoration”
The newly-restored, 50th Anniversary Directors Cut of David Lean’s 1962 masterpiece Lawrence of Arabia took home the award for “Best Archive Restoration/Preservation Title” at the tenth FOCAL International Awards held May 2nd in London. The 4K restoration of the film was completed last year by Sony Pictures Entertainment under the direction of Grover Crisp, EVP of Asset Management, Film Restoration and Digital Mastering for SPE. Crisp also received a special, individual award for “Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Film Restoration and Preservation.”
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Actua Films Relies On Studio Technologies Live-Link Remote Camera Interface Units For Sng And Production Trucks
News: Actua Films Relies On Studio Technologies Live-Link Remote Camera Interface Units For Sng And Production TrucksLive-Link Provides Streamlined Setup and Reliable Service for Breaking-News Applications
Actua Films, a facility service provider for local and international TV stations, corporations and TV networks with offices in Geneva and Paris, relies on the Studio Technologies Live-Link Remote Camera Interface System for its satellite news-gathering (SNG) and production trucks. The company provides services ranging from a fleet of trucks deploying camera crews for news and sporting events across Europe, to editing facilities for post production, 4K and HD feature film/documentary production, through its sister company, PointProd. Actua employs the Live-Link system for breaking news and time-sensitive interview applications, where high reliability and a speedy setup are imperative.
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NAB 2013: Vizrt Demonstrates New 4K Rendering Capability and IP Streaming from Viz Engine Real-time Renderer and Compositor
News: NAB 2013: Vizrt Demonstrates New 4K Rendering Capability and IP Streaming from Viz Engine Real-time Renderer and CompositorBooth SL3305, When it comes to content distribution, two trends are evident. Resolutions are migrating from HD to 4K as evidenced by Ultra HDTVs and other next-generation consumer devices capable of 4K displays. At the same time, today’s broadcasters increasingly distribute video content to on-air, Web, mobile, and social media outlets as the media landscape expands.
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FilmLight Launches New Products to Provide Professional Colour Control at Every Stage
News: FilmLight Launches New Products to Provide Professional Colour Control at Every Stage- New control surface, grading platforms and peripherals deliver fast, flexible creativity and efficiency -
FilmLight is further enhancing its integrated colour pipeline with new products to be introduced at NAB 2013 (booth SL 3928, LVCC, 8–11 April). The range ensures that colour workflows can start on-set and run right through to final post and delivery, staying true to the vision at every stage. It delivers unrivalled productivity and creative control, giving facilities a real edge in delivering uncompromised results.
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Matrox Announces 4K Output Card for Developers — Matrox DSX LE3 4K
News: Matrox Announces 4K Output Card for Developers — Matrox DSX LE3 4KSupport for 3G SDI Level A and B at 4096 x 2160/60p lets OEMs create full 4K broadcast workflow solutions
Matrox® Video today announced a new addition to the Matrox DSX™ Developer Products family—the Matrox DSX LE3 4K card. Matrox DSX LE3 4K enables realtime monitoring and output of video footage at resolutions up to 4096 x 2160 at frame rates up to 60 fps. This new 4K output card, in conjunction with the industry-leading Matrox DSX Software Development Kit and 4K codec support for ProRes and XAVC, lets equipment manufacturers create graphics systems, editing solutions and playout servers in native 4K resolutions. At the 2013 NAB Show, leading broadcast equipment supplier Vizrt will preview the breakthrough 4K rendering capability of its Viz Engine using the Matrox DSX LE3 4K card.
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Digital Vision Brings Image Technology Innovations to NAB 2013
Technology Demonstrations, New Features Unveiled for Colour Grading, Archive, Stereo and Image Processing
Digital Vision will bring its range of image technology solutions to NAB 2013, including the Nucoda 2013 colour grading product line which features many new tools and enhancements, and the latest version of Phoenix restoration software. In addition the company, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, will present the first technology demonstration of Thor, a soon-to-be-released dedicated hardware product for advanced image processing.
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ASSIMILATE Showcases SCRATCH 4K Workflows at NAB 2013
SCRATCH Enables Powerful 4K Workflows Without the Cost of Big Iron Systems
Event: NAB 2013
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NAB2013: Vizrt Brings IP Workflow, 4K Rendering, and Integrated Workflow for Video and Graphics
News: NAB2013: Vizrt Brings IP Workflow, 4K Rendering, and Integrated Workflow for Video and GraphicsSee us in Las Vegas, April 8th – 11th 2013. Booth SL3305
NAB is the world's largest event covering the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums. At this year’s show, representatives from Vizrt’s worldwide offices will be on hand to demonstrate the company’s completely integrated graphics and video workflow. Vizrt technology enables operators to distribute and monetize content to mobile devices, web portals and any screen. Highlights within the Vizrt booth will be its recent advancements for media asset management (MAM), broadcast graphics, as well as online and mobile video delivery.
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“Lawrence of Arabia,” “Richard III,” Digitally Restored with Innovations from MTI Film, Among the Finalists for Focal International Award
News: “Lawrence of Arabia,” “Richard III,” Digitally Restored with Innovations from MTI Film, Among the Finalists for Focal International AwardTwo classic films that underwent digital film restoration processing at MTI Film are among the finalists in the 2013 Focal International Awards. Lawrence of Arabia and Richard III, both restored under the direction of Sony Pictures Entertainment EVP of Asset Management, Film Restoration and Digital Mastering Grover Crisp, are nominated for Best Archive Restoration.
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Mistika Performs A Starring Role At London’s BTV Post To Bring Shakespeare To Life From Open Air Stage To Cinema Screen Across Different Genres
News: Mistika Performs A Starring Role At London’s BTV Post To Bring Shakespeare To Life From Open Air Stage To Cinema Screen Across Different Genres“Mistika's fantastic “digital printer lights tool” proved a great asset in restoring balance to the image...One of the most beneficial features in Mistika throughout this project is the “selection ganging” feature of the storyboard.” Ian Grey, Mistika VFX Artist and Colour Grader, BTV Post
Soho-based BTV Post is currently using Mistika for the grading, online finishing and digital mastering for all platform deliveries of Shakespeare's Globe's fourth season of filmed live theatre performances of The Taming of the Shrew, Henry V and Twelfth Night for an international Shakespeare experience.
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4K leads the way at BVE 2013
- AJA, Canon and RedShark share their 4K expertise -
2013 is the year of 4K, with many of the major global broadcasters testing the format for mainstream broadcast. BVE is therefore delighted to be able to be in partnership with AJA, Canon and RedShark to bring visitors a dedicated theatre set up with the highest quality projection equipment and present the latest content being delivered in 4K. The theatre will also introduce debates on what 4K means for the wider industry, discussing the latest camera technology and workflows while looking at how to integrate these new technologies into current working practices.
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Studio l'Equipe relies on Mistika to introduce cutting-edge colour grading toolsets to Brussels for feature films
News: Studio l'Equipe relies on Mistika to introduce cutting-edge colour grading toolsets to Brussels for feature filmsAs part of the on-going expansion of digital acquisition, Brussels-based Studio l’Equipe, one of Belgium’s leading post production facilities has invested in SGO's Mistika to meet the demands of a rapidly changing and highly competitive feature film market. Studio l'Equipe has installed a Mistika 4K system with a Mistika Assist station, to help accelerate the post production process by allowing simultaneous access to Mistika projects for ingest, online functions and the creation of deliverables, without disturbing the master Mistika system. Both Mistikas are connected to a 72TB SAN storage system.
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Europa Sound & Vision embraces SGO Mistika to add high-end colour grading, on-line finishing and DCP creation facilities in Sweden
News: Europa Sound & Vision embraces SGO Mistika to add high-end colour grading, on-line finishing and DCP creation facilities in SwedenLeading Swedish post production house Europa Sound & Vision has significantly boosted its facilities and workflow with the purchase of three Mistika systems providing deliverables up to 4K. The investment consists of a Mistika for high-end colour grading, another for real-time compositing, online finishing and DCP creation, combined with a Mistika Assist workstation, all sharing a 96TB SGO SAN in a collaborative workflow environment. The primary focus is on 2D projects but the systems can easily be upgraded to Stereo 3D and High Frame Rate (HFR) when required.
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ASSIMILATE Ships Support For a Wave of New Cameras and Formats in SCRATCH and SCRATCH Lab
Sony F5/F55, Canon C500, CinemaDNG and Dramatically Faster ARRIRAW Debayering Highlight New Release
ASSIMILATE, the leading global provider of DI and dailies tools for digital cinema, episodic television, commercials and spot workflows, announced today a significant upgrade to its SCRATCH™ and SCRATCH Lab™ software. Following quickly on the heels of its November 2012 delivery of version 7, ASSIMILATE has significantly expanded the SCRATCH arsenal for on-set and post-production professionals as they strive to push the boundaries of digital cinema, TV and commercials.
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Qube Cinema Delivers HFR 3D Technology for World Premieres of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
News: Qube Cinema Delivers HFR 3D Technology for World Premieres of The Hobbit: An Unexpected JourneyQube XP-I Server and Xi Integrated Media Blocks Used at Wellington and London Premieres
Qube Cinema provided the High Frame Rate (HFR) server technology for the world premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), on the Titan XC screen at the Reading Courtenay theater in Wellington, NZ on Nov. 28. The Qube equipment was also used for the London premiere at the Empire Leicester Square on Dec. 12. The Qube XP-I server was chosen to stream a high bit rate DCP at 48 fps stereoscopic 3D to two Qube Xi Integrated Media Blocks (IMBs). The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is the first film to be distributed at this new higher frame rate, among all of the standard formats.
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4K London chooses Leader LV5330 and LV5380 test instruments
News: 4K London chooses Leader LV5330 and LV5380 test instruments4K London, one of Britain's most active providers of digital cinematography support services, has invested in Leader LV5330 and LV5380 multi-standard video signal analysers for integration into its high-specification electronic imaging systems. The sales were made via Leader's UK reseller Thameside TV which is based in Shepperton.
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Company 3 and EFILM Collaborate on Comprehensive Post Pipeline for James Bond Feature "Skyfall"
Award-winning post houses Company 3 (CO3) and EFILM joined forces to provide Eon Productions' newest James Bond feature "Skyfall"--the first digitally-shot film in the franchise--with a complete, integrated workflow, ensuring consistency from dailies through to digital intermediate (DI). Based on this model, the companies have branded their collaborative location service as EC3, which leverages the technology and personnel of both post houses.
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Sony brings broadcast and production expertise to BVE North 2012
- Popular masterclasses and seminars return following acclaim for 2011 programme -
At BVE North 2012, which takes place at Manchester Central on 13-14 November 2012, Sony will once again bring together a group of experienced industry experts to demonstrate how it is accelerating change in the media and broadcast industry, and how its products and technologies can cater for every budget and production requirement.
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FilmLight's On-Set and Dailies Products Win an Emmy
News: FilmLight's On-Set and Dailies Products Win an EmmyFilmLight has been awarded a 2012 Primetime Emmy Award for its innovative colour preview and dailies products Truelight On-Set and Baselight TRANSFER.
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Company 3 Colors Tim Burton's Frankenweenie with DaVinci Resolve.
News: Company 3 Colors Tim Burton's Frankenweenie with DaVinci Resolve.Blackmagic Design today announced that Company 3’s London based office has used DaVinci Resolve for color grading Walt Disney’s new 3D animated stop motion feature, Frankenweenie.
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The 56th BFI London Film Festival
News: The 56th BFI London Film FestivalThe programme for the 56th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express launched on Wednesday 5 September under the new creative leadership of BFI’s Head of Exhibition and Festival Director, Clare Stewart, bringing a rich and diverse programme of international films and events from both established and upcoming talent over a 12 day celebration of cinema. The Festival will screen a total of 225 fiction and documentary features, including 12 World Premieres, 12 International Premieres and 35 European Premieres*. There will also be screenings of 111 live action and animated shorts. A stellar line-up of directors, cast and crew are expected to take part in career interviews, master classes, and other special events. The 56th BFI London Film Festival will run from 10-21 October 2012.
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Prasad Corporation announces acquisition of DFT Munich
Award winning, multi-national company Prasad Corporation based in India, with offices in Mumbai, Chennai, Los Angeles and London, are proud to announce the acquisition of the “Scanity & Flexxity" product manufacturing company Precision Mechatronics GmbH based in Weiterstadt - Germany and its sister Sales & Marketing subsidiary DFT Munich GmbH.
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Bluefish444 Announces Windows 4k Hd Sdi Preview & 12-Bit Hd Sdi Preview Plug-In For Assimilate’s Scratch & Scratch Lab
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards, announced that it has developed a new Windows plug-in for ASSIMILATE SCRATCH® and SCRATCH Lab®, enabling both 4K HD SDI preview and 12-bit HD SDI preview.
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Brevity’s Groundbreaking Simultaneous Transcode and High-Speed Transport Technology Makes European Market Debut at IBC 2012
News: Brevity’s Groundbreaking Simultaneous Transcode and High-Speed Transport Technology Makes European Market Debut at IBC 2012Brevity To Transform File-Based Workflows Across Sports Programming Ecosystem in Europe and North America
Marking the European debut of Brevity’s breakthrough solution for simultaneous transcode and high-speed transport of broadcast-quality content, the company is exhibiting its new sports industry focus at IBC 2012 in Media Logic’s booth J17, in Hall 7.
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ATEM Production Switchers used for Live Switching at sold out Jessie J Concert
News: ATEM Production Switchers used for Live Switching at sold out Jessie J ConcertBlackmagic Design today announced that UK based AV specialists VME used multiple Blackmagic Design products to manage the AV production of international pop star Jessie J’s Alnwick Castle performance on her 2012 ‘Heartbeat’ tour in Northumberland.
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Codex Announces Onboard S Support For Canon Cinema RAW
News: Codex Announces Onboard S Support For Canon Cinema RAWCodex, the leading developer of digital media recorders and media management systems for film and television production, today announces that its compact Onboard S recorder supports Canon Cinema RAW. Codex will demonstrate the Onboard S (and other products) at IBC 2012 in Amsterdam (Stand 11.F41). It will be the first time that the Onboard S will be seen at a European tradeshow.
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About Time For 4K London
- Specialist agency provides on-set support for new Working Title film -
4K London, the digital cinematography specialist agency, is providing digital imaging services on About Time, written and directed by Richard Curtis and produced by Working Title Films. 4K London has also recently finished working on another Working Title project, I Give It A Year.
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