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Bl:nd Launches “The Last Ship” with Style and Grace
News: Bl:nd Launches “The Last Ship” with Style and GraceThe Design Studio Teams With Spotco to Produce a Hand-Drawn Film For Sting’s New Broadway Show.
"The Last Ship," a Broadway-bound musical from Sting, receives an elegant launch via a beautiful, hand-crafted commercial from design studio Bl:nd and entertainment marketing agency SpotCo. The ad tells a story, inspired by the show’s script, of fathers, sons and a red ship, through a series of impressionistic illustrations hand painted by Bl:nd’s creative team. The Last Ship makes its world premiere in Chicago this summer, followed by a Broadway run in the fall.
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Building On Record 2013, Hiccup Media Expands With New Talent And Redesigned Company Web Site
News: Building On Record 2013, Hiccup Media Expands With New Talent And Redesigned Company Web SiteFull Service Creative Content Shop Celebrates Eight Years with Renewed Corporate Growth Strategy Emphasizing Winning Formula as Resource For Agencies And Client-Direct
In 2006 when former agency producer Rob Simone and editor/director Michael Cruz decided to abandon their successful careers at top ad agencies like Grey Worldwide, and BBDO to start Hiccup Media, they envisioned the company as a one-of-a-kind full-service boutique – a small, yet nimble resource, offering clients an array of services including creative strategy, content production and post. Eight years later, not only is the business model they pioneered now the norm, but Hiccup is again ahead of the curve thanks to the addition of noted international fashion director John Poliquin, and a redesigned website that highlights the approach, the clients and the work that is the basis of Hiccup’s success.
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Frankie Simplifies the Remote Video Review-and-Approval Workflow at Drive Thru
Postproduction Company Makes Use of Flexible Review Platform for Its Ad Campaigns
Frankie, the browser-based and interactive video review tool from the maker of Academy Award™-winning cineSync, is a key part of the review-and-approval process for the commercial campaigns of Drive Thru. Based in Minneapolis, Drive Thru is a production and postproduction company that relies on Frankie during sales pitches, throughout its internal creative process and for collaborative review-and-approval sessions with clients. With Frankie, companies like Drive Thru now have an innovative tool to streamline the creation and approval process in the era of remote postproduction workflows.
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Accomplice Media’s Sherpas Cinema Creates an Epic Adventure for RAM Trucks and The Richards Group
News: Accomplice Media’s Sherpas Cinema Creates an Epic Adventure for RAM Trucks and The Richards GroupDirector Eric Crosland and the Creators of “Into the Mind” and “All.I.Can” Apply Their Wizardry as Extreme Filmmakers to a Commercial Celebrating Those Who Take on Winter’s Greatest Challenges.
The majesty and the brutality of winter is captured in awe-inspiring fashion in a new national ad campaign for RAM Trucks. Directed by Eric Crosland of Sherpas Cinema for The Richards Group, "High Octane" is an homage to avalanche techs and highway crews who work to keep mountain roads passable for all including athletes in the face of dense snow, blinding winds and bone-chilling cold. Trucks equipped with snow plows blast through six-foot drifts; helicopter crews use explosives to trigger massive avalanches. “You are the right-of-way,” intones Sam Elliott in the voice-over. “You are a 6.4 liter abominable snowman with ice in your veins.” The spot employs the tagline, “Guts. Glory. RAM.”
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Telestream Demonstrates Vantage HEVC, 4K, and Cloud Workflows at NAB2014
Company Showcases the Latest File-Based Technologies, the Best Image Quality, and the Fastest Speeds with Vantage Family Of GPU-Accelerated Transcoding and Intelligent Workflow Automation Products
Telestream®, the leading provider of video transcoding and workflow solutions, today announced it will demonstrate its full line of enterprise-class Vantage file-based software solutions in Booth SL3905 at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in Las Vegas, April 7-10. Vantage transcoding products will feature all the latest formats and technologies, including HEVC and 4K. New workflow products built on the Vantage platform include Post Producer for automating content assembly and TrafficManager for streamlining commercial and syndicated workflows.
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Rock Paper Scissors and Ronald McDonald Love Taco Bell
News: Rock Paper Scissors and Ronald McDonald Love Taco BellRock Paper Scissors Editor Grant Surmi cuts a series of candid spots for Taco Bell in collaboration with Deutsch L.A. The spots mark the fast-food chain’s first attempt to enter the breakfast food space, which until now has been ruled by McDonald’s. Directed by Moxie Pictures’ Errol Morris, the trio of spots feature a host of real people all appropriately named “Ronald McDonald” stating how much they love Taco Bell’s new breakfast options.
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Hawthorne Direct Founder/CEO Tim Hawthorne to be Inducted into Second Annual Direct Response Hall of Fame
News: Hawthorne Direct Founder/CEO Tim Hawthorne to be Inducted into Second Annual Direct Response Hall of FameTim Hawthorne, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Hawthorne Direct, a full service brand response advertising agency, has been inducted into the Direct Response Hall of Fame, it has been announced by "Response Magazine" and its Advisory Board.
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Amy Poehler Derails A Job Interview For Old Navy
News: Amy Poehler Derails A Job Interview For Old NavyChandelier Creative New York and Rock Paper Scissors editor Carlos Arias team up with Sonic Union mixer Michael Marinelli to empower Amy Poehler with corner office status in the hilarious new :30 “Job Interview” for Old Navy, directed by Jonathan Krisel. The spot features the delightfully deadpan “Parks and Rec” star grilling a job candidate on her stylish wardrobe choices, eschewing job-related questions to inquire entirely about the applicant’s outfit. In addition to starring, Poehler helped direct and write for the campaign.
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Stardust Creates The Inspirational Melo M10’S “Rise To The Moment” For Brand Jordan
News: Stardust Creates The Inspirational Melo M10’S “Rise To The Moment” For Brand JordanThe creative team at Stardust were called on by ad agency AKQA in San Francisco to help Brand Jordan completely re-define the product demo with Carmelo Anthony’s 10th Anniversary Sneaker, aptly called the “M10.” The new short film entitled “Rise to the Moment” is an inspirational piece, directed by Stardust Creative Director/Co-Owner Seth Epstein.
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Imaginary Forces Adds Matt Sung as Interactive Creative Director
News: Imaginary Forces Adds Matt Sung as Interactive Creative DirectorImaginary Forces has signed Interactive Creative Director Matt Sung. Sung comes to Imaginary Forces from Razorfish, where he served as Associate Creative Director and design lead for the 2013 responsive website redesign of Mercedes-Benz USA (mbusa.com). Prior to that, Sung was a Design Director at Scripps Networks Digital for Food Network and Cooking Channel.
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BRW Filmland Los Angeles’ Salto Brothers Get ECO Friendly For Chevy
News: BRW Filmland Los Angeles’ Salto Brothers Get ECO Friendly For ChevyBRW Filmland Los Angeles directors the Salto Brothers capture eco-conscious community in the charming new :30 “Day to Day” for Chevrolet out of LatinWorks, Austin, TC. The spot features one man enthusiastically presenting his dynamic, multicultural life in 42 miles; the ‘new’ American community.
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ShootersNYC Signs Editor Debbie Mcmurtrey To Diverse Roster Of Editorial Talent
News: ShootersNYC Signs Editor Debbie Mcmurtrey To Diverse Roster Of Editorial TalentShootersNYC, the creative multi-dimensional content company, has signed Editor Debbie McMurtrey to the company’s diverse roster, which also includes Editors Anthony Marinelli, Dave Bradley, and Mark Hutchinson; as well as a large resource of editorial, design, visual effects, and post talent within the Shooters family of companies.
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BRW FILMLAND Los Angeles Signs Strike! for East Coast Sales
News: BRW FILMLAND Los Angeles Signs Strike! for East Coast SalesBRW FILMLAND Los Angeles has signed Strike! (http://www.strikemedia.tv/)for east coast sales representation. Kelly Flint launched Strike! in 2007, which represents top directors, designers, animators and editors. In addition to BRW, Kelly represents Fiona, Free Market Films and Private School.
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CoverGirl Proves ‘Girls Can’ with Star-Studded Spot Cut by Union’s Eric Argiro
Commercial to Air During Olympic Closing Ceremonies
A new CoverGirl spot created via GREY and edited by Eric Argiro of Union is set to break on-air during the closing ceremonies of the Olympic Games on NBC February 23. The message is that “Girls Can” - and it’s backed up by a host of notable ladies including Queen Latifah, Pink, Sofia Vergara, Katy Perry, Ellen Degeneres and rising stars Janelle Monae and Becky G.
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Whitehouse Post and The Martin Agency Tackle Life’s Big Questions for GEICO
News: Whitehouse Post and The Martin Agency Tackle Life’s Big Questions for GEICOGEICO’s "Did You Know Campaign" continues, this time with beloved children’s storybook character, "Pinocchio." As you’ll see, he’s not so well loved by the room full of people who paid for a self-help seminar.
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Wander Creates Docu Spots & An Animated Video For The Coexist Campaign
News: Wander Creates Docu Spots & An Animated Video For The Coexist CampaignAward-winning creative collective Wander has produced, directed, and designed a media campaign for Coexist Campaign that includes an animated short and two Docu Spots - documentary based commercials.
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Filmworkers Sinks Its Teeth into McDonald's Olympics Campaign
News: Filmworkers Sinks Its Teeth into McDonald's Olympics CampaignDDB’s “Bite” Campaign Links Athletes’ Hunger for the Gold with Consumers Love for McDonald’s McNuggets.
Filmworkers provided post services for a new Olympics-themed campaign from McDonald’s and DDB, Chicago, that has plenty of “bite.” The new spots connect the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi with the McDonald’s brand by showing medal-winning performances from past games, and consumers watching at home while enjoying McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets. Each spot ends with a shot juxtaposing the winning athlete, celebrating victory by biting a medal, with a consumer, who is also celebrating by biting a McNugget. U.S. snowboarder Louie Vito, ice hockey player Patrick Kane and speed skater Shani Davis are among those featured in the ads.
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Radley Inks Michelle Owens
News: Radley Inks Michelle OwensRadley is pleased to announce the addition of Michelle Owens as its new in-house Director of Business Development. A highly-motivated business and creative professional who has stamped her voice across digital, tech, entertainment marketing, and traditional business consulting, Owens will lead Radley’s expansion into the advertising and direct-to-brand space.
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Key Media Industry Organizations Launch Joint Task Force on File Formats and Media Interoperability
Task Force Sponsored by NABA, AMWA, SMPTE, IABM, 4As, ANA, and EBU Seeks Contributions to New User-Requirements Survey
The launch of the Joint Task Force on File Formats and Media Interoperability was announced today by its sponsors, the North American Broadcasters Association (NABA), Advanced Media Workflow Association (AMWA), Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), International Association of Broadcast Manufacturers (IABM), American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A's), and Association of National Advertisers (ANA). The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) is participating as an observer.
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Director Ruben Latre of Hostage Films Helms Verizon "Potential of Us" Digital Campaign
News: Director Ruben Latre of Hostage Films Helms Verizon "Potential of Us" Digital CampaignVerizon's "Potential of Us" digital and social media campaign challenges communities to reach their full potential, with the help of Verizon products and services. Ruben Latre of Hostage Films was tapped to direct and photograph the commercial and print assets for the campaign, which features Keke Palmer and Morris Chestnut engaging communities with challenges that connect people and inspire change.
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George Leon, Hawthorne Direct's Senior VP Media/Account Management, Delivers Keynote Talk During Cynopsis Media's Boot Camp Industry Event Feb. 11 in New York City
News: George Leon, Hawthorne Direct's Senior VP Media/Account Management, Delivers Keynote Talk During Cynopsis Media's Boot Camp Industry Event Feb. 11 in New York CityGeorge Leon, Senior VP Media/Account Management with Hawthorne Direct, a full service brand response advertising agency, was the keynote speaker during the Cynopsis Media Boot Camp industry event held in New York City on Feb. 11th.
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Rumors of Jeff Gorman’s Death Confirmed
Well, not quite, but he did direct a killer spot involving a dead body.
In a new campaign for Boston car dealer Herb Chambers and New York agency DeVito/Verde, Accomplice Media director Jeff Gorman explores some of the more unusual reasons people may have for returning a pre-owned car.
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Nunchaku’s Nico Kasakoff Uncovers The Goya-Fueld Champion In All Of Us
News: Nunchaku’s Nico Kasakoff Uncovers The Goya-Fueld Champion In All Of UsLos Angeles/Buenos Aires-based Nunchaku director Nico Kasakoff transforms an average toddler into an Olympic-strength weightlifter in the charming :45 “Champion” for Goya out of Dieste. The spot features a daydreaming mother who imagines the grand effects of her son’s fiber-rich Goya meal to amplify his physical abilities, trumping those of a professional bodybuilder to win a weightlifting championship.
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Super Bowl XLVIII: Sugar’s Smith Delivers Overnight Fame For A Gourmet Granny For H-E-B
News: Super Bowl XLVIII: Sugar’s Smith Delivers Overnight Fame For A Gourmet Granny For H-E-BSugar Film Production director Chris Smith soars a sweet granny to nationwide culinary stardom in the charming :60 H-E-B 2014 Super Bowl Spot, “Milly,” out of The Richards Group. The spot features an elderly woman who daydreams of her path to foodie notoriety by winning H-E-B’s ‘Quest for Texas Best’ with her delectable Bacon Jam selected as the grocery chain’s next Primo Pick. In her reveries, she envisions being stalked for selfies by the likes of Troy Aiken, making headline news, the dedication of a statue of her own likeness, earning a key to the state of Texas and a papa-razzi fanfare upon the landing of her own private jet.
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ThinkBreatheLive Transforms Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Crowd into Panoramic Concert Screen Featuring Bruno Mars Live
News: ThinkBreatheLive Transforms Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Crowd into Panoramic Concert Screen Featuring Bruno Mars LiveThinkBreatheLive (TBL) helped more than 80,000 spectators at MetLife Stadium play a VIP role in the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show featuring Bruno Mars. Touchdown Entertainment engaged the creative shop to produce digital environments for America's hallmark entertainment event, including a dynamic LED experience that turned the entire stadium into an immersive panoramic concert screen.
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Kia Big Game Commercial “The Truth” Cut by Jono Griffith of Union/Circus
Union Editorial Pieces Together a Magical Morpheus Tour for the Kia K900
A couple is treated to a dose of “The Truth” about luxury in Kia’s Superbowl entry via David&Goliath. The spot, in which Laurence Fishburne reprises his role as “Morpheus” from "THE MATRIX", was cut by Jono Griffith of Union Editorial/Circus. When the couple chooses the red key, Morpheus accompanies them on a ride that becomes more elegant, bombastic - and explosive - at every turn. The project, which includes a 1:32 YouTube version and a game day :60, was helmed by directors Carl Erik Rinsch and Colin Jeffrey, with Post Production by Digital Domain and music by HUM.
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Whitehouse Post Bottles Super Bowl Spot for Heinz
News: Whitehouse Post Bottles Super Bowl Spot for HeinzHeinz is pouring into homes across the globe in a Super Bowl :30 cut by Whitehouse Post Editor Matthew Wood via Cramer-Krasselt Chicago. Working with images shot by Director Chris Woods, Wood pieces together an upbeat anthem to the classic condiment. The spot portrays everyone – from a cop at a big-city diner, to a hippie family camping in the mountains, to a parking lot of tailgating revelers humming If You’re Happy and You Know It – as they top off their meals with Heinz.
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HIFI Project Continues To Deliver For Target’s “Everyday Collection” Campaign
News: HIFI Project Continues To Deliver For Target’s “Everyday Collection” CampaignLed by Executive Producer/Music Supervisor Chris Heidman, the Minneapolis office of HiFi Project just completed another round of music supervision for Target’s super popular “Everyday Collection” campaign. Heidman licensed tracks for two of the new spots. For “Shaking the Tree,” he licensed “Gimme What You Got (pull the trigger)” by Black Daniel (Alex Metric Remix). For “Breakfast Table,” Heidman licensed “Das Geheimnis” by Siriusmo. HiFi Project Co-Founder/Composer Paul Robb composed an original track for a third spot entitled “Leftovers.”
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Lexus and The Hit House Make Beautiful Music Together: Luxury Auto Maker and Top Music Company Are A Match Made in Brand Marketing Heaven
News: Lexus and The Hit House Make Beautiful Music Together: Luxury Auto Maker and Top Music Company Are A Match Made in Brand Marketing HeavenTop music production company The Hit House has recently created and produced original music for two high-profile Lexus projects. Sally House, Executive Producer at The Hit House, made the announcement.
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The Republic Collective Ushers In New Collaborative Production Model
News: The Republic Collective Ushers In New Collaborative Production ModelAgency & Production Pros Align To Form Resource Solution
The Republic Collective officially launches today, presenting a new collaborative resource model targeted at regional advertising. The Republic is a national network built on the principle of collaboration, quality resources and reach. Whether you live in Portland, OR, or Richmond, VA, The Republic connects advertising agencies and carefully curated and vetted production partners around the nation.
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First Wave Tv Signs Director Kit Lynch-Robinson
News: First Wave Tv Signs Director Kit Lynch-RobinsonNY-based First Wave TV has signed London-based director Kit Lynch-Robinson for U.S. representation. His diverse portfolio reflects the essence of visual storytelling, as Lynch-Robinson has crafted emotionally engaging work for top brands such as Google, Samsung, Ikea, McDonald’s and Peugeot. An early adapter of digital content, Kit’s nuanced work has earned notable viral reach for content encompassing documentary, scripted comedy and action genres.
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Frankie Helps Trizz Move Toward the Virtual Studio
News: Frankie Helps Trizz Move Toward the Virtual StudioStreamlining the Ad Creation Process with Efficient Video Review
Frankie, the easy-to-use browser-based video review tool from the maker of cineSync, is a part of a new globe-spanning workflow created by Trizz to produce its innovative commercial campaigns. From its headquarters in Barcelona, Trizz uses Frankie to collaboratively develop spots with producers, agencies and clients from the U.S., Europe and Asia. With Frankie, creatives and postproduction teams can now operate as “virtual studios,” employing the best talent regardless of location, and communicating with their clients on an ongoing basis, wherever they are based.
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Rock Paper Scissors Falls Into an Infinite Cat Loop for Cisco
News: Rock Paper Scissors Falls Into an Infinite Cat Loop for CiscoRock Paper Scissors Editor Stewart Reeves cuts a clever :60 for Cisco via Goodby Silverstein & Partners, examining the technological circle of life that defines our modern, interconnected age. "Circle Story" opens with an image of a cat drinking milk, an everyday occurrence that triggers a remarkable chain of events. The spot ends with a man buying milk for that same cat, starting the cycle anew.
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Hawthorne Direct Creates and Produces New DRTV Commercials for Gerber Life Insurance Company
News: Hawthorne Direct Creates and Produces New DRTV Commercials for Gerber Life Insurance CompanyHawthorne Direct, a full service brand response advertising agency, has created and produced a new Direct Response Television campaign promoting a product of the Gerber Life Insurance company. The announcement was made today by Chief Operations Officer Jessica Hawthorne-Castro, Hawthorne Direct.
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Michael Sagol Named Chairman of the 2014 AICP Show Call For Entries Now Open
Matt Miller, President and CEO of the Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP) announced today that Michael Sagol, Managing Director/Executive Producer of Caviar, will serve as Chairman of the 2014 AICP Show: The Art & Technique of the American Commercial. As part of his Show Chair duties, Sagol will preside over AICP Week, which includes the AICP Next Awards, as well as the Directors Lecture Series.
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Facilis TerraBlock Opens New Doors for Knock Knock
News: Facilis TerraBlock Opens New Doors for Knock KnockIn 2010, veteran editor Daniel Chaput De Saintonge launched Knock Knock – a creative production studio serving marketing, advertising and PR agencies. Supported by a 12-person team and robust technological workflow, the East London-based company specializes in video, film and animation production and has worked on several projects for clients like Burberry, De Beers, and the British Government.
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Unified Video Technologies Introduces Next-Generation Production Flight-Packs
News: Unified Video Technologies Introduces Next-Generation Production Flight-PacksFlexible Production Packs Enable Fast Creation of Outside Broadcast Production Units, Eliminate Need for Large-Scale OB Trucks
Unified Video Technologies (UNIV), a provider of complete media ecosystems and software services for broadcasters, enterprises and the entertainment industry, introduces next-generation, quick-deployment flight-packs ideal for multi-city productions with tight timelines.
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STORY’s Andy Richter Hits the Jackpot for the Illinois Lottery
News: STORY’s Andy Richter Hits the Jackpot for the Illinois LotteryComedian directs and acts in a new series of ads promoting super-sized payoffs.
Longtime Conan O’Brien sidekick Andy Richter recently stepped behind the camera to direct a series of ads for the Illinois Lottery. Produced by STORY for Downtown Partners Chicago, the ads are sequels to an earlier group of spots that Richter both directed and starred in as Gil Mitchell, an eccentric and elegantly coifed newsman tasked with informing Illinoisans about huge lottery jackpots.
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Shootersnyc Provides Extensive Postproduction To Gyro For New TD Ameritrade Campaign
News: Shootersnyc Provides Extensive Postproduction To Gyro For New TD Ameritrade CampaignShootersNYC, the creative multi-dimensional content company, was tapped recently by ad agency gyro for extensive postproduction on a new, seven-spot campaign for TD Ameritrade.
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Nina Davenport Joins Animation Studio Clockwork VFX As Executive Producer
New York-Based Agency Production Veteran Will Lead Company’s Gotham Outpost
Solidifying its mark on the U.S. commercial animation market, acclaimed animation studio Clockwork VFX has added veteran agency producer Nina Davenport to its team. Davenport comes aboard the eight-year-old studio, following nearly five years as a Producer at UPROAR!,the New York-based kid /family centered marketing agency.
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CCW 2013: Digital Nirvana To Show Live Stream And Broadcast Monitoring Software, Plus Content Repurposing Solution
News: CCW 2013: Digital Nirvana To Show Live Stream And Broadcast Monitoring Software, Plus Content Repurposing SolutionDigital Nirvana’s live stream media monitoring solution, broadcast monitoring software, and content repurposing system for multi-platform distribution will be front and center at the upcoming Content & Communications World Expo (CCW). Being held from November 13-14th at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City, CCW is an annual convention focused on media and entertainment technology that includes HDWorld, SATCON and the Production + Post conferences.
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In Major Expansion Big Block Launches Big Block NY
News: In Major Expansion Big Block Launches Big Block NYBig Block Live And Big Block Entertainment Group To Develop and Produce Branded Content, Live Theater, Feature Films and Television
Big Block has extended its reach with a major expansion to New York City and the creation of two new divisions dedicated to multi-screen content: Big Block Live and Big Block Entertainment Group/BBEG. Through Big Block Live, the studio will continue to specialize in branded content, live action production and design for commercials, broadcast, interactive and mobile platforms, while serving as a local interface for Big Block Design Group/BBDG and the studio’s VFX, DI (digital intermediate) and finishing services in Santa Monica. Big Block Live will also sign and represent its own roster of directorial talent. Big Block Entertainment Group is producing live theater for Broadway and other stages, feature films and television. Big Block Entertainment Group represents the most significant creative and financial evolution of the Big Block brand since its inception. The group will acquire the rights for the properties they will develop and will also co-finance their production partnerships.
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Brand Solutions Agency Neuron Syndicate of Santa Monica to be Featured on AMC's "The Pitch" Sept. 5th
News: Brand Solutions Agency Neuron Syndicate of Santa Monica to be Featured on AMC's "The Pitch" Sept. 5thAgency Presents New Campaign for Potential Client Tommy Bahama
Brand solutions advertising and marketing agency Neuron Syndicate Inc. will be featured on AMC’s unscripted series “The Pitch” on Thursday, September 5th, during the second season of that series. The agency will be seen developing and presenting ideas for a new advertising campaign promoting potential new client Tommy Bahama.
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Hawthorne Direct Names Kathi Moore Vice President/Account Director
News: Hawthorne Direct Names Kathi Moore Vice President/Account Director& Fairfield, Iowa, June 18, 2013 –Hawthorne Direct, a full service brand response advertising agency, has named Kathi Moore as the company’s new Vice President and Account Director. The announcement was made today by Tim Hawthorne, Chairman/CEO/Founder, Hawthorne Direct.
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IDC Appoints New President And CEO To Board Of Directors
News: IDC Appoints New President And CEO To Board Of DirectorsInternational Datacasting Corporation (TSX: IDC) (“IDC” or the “Corporation”) today announced that new President and CEO Doug Lowther has been appointed to the Corporation’s Board of Directors. Mr. Lowther became President and CEO of IDC on May 13th and was appointed to the Board on May 17th.
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STS-GRIOT Gets Organized with Facilis TerraBlock SAN
News: STS-GRIOT Gets Organized with Facilis TerraBlock SANMichigan-based creative editorial boutique STS-GRIOT offers clients a complete post-production experience – delivering rough cuts, finishing, motion graphics, compositing, color grading, sound design and more. Award-winning editors at the mid-size studio collaborate with local and national ad agencies to deliver TV and web spots for high-profile companies such as Toyota, Ford, Chevy, Comcast and the US Navy.
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SCRATCH and SCRATCH Lab Are Key to Rolling Out Red Carpet for Cannes Film Festival 2013
ASSIMILATE Congratulates SCRATCH Artists on Festival de Cannes 2013 Entries
At the 66th Festival de Cannes, May 15 - 26, several films on the competition roster have been created by filmmakers whose post-production companies used ASSIMILATE’s SCRATCH® DI software in their digital workflows for conform, color grading, and finishing, and/or SCRATCH Lab® for their production dailies or VFX reviews. The Cannes Film Festival is the world’s premier showcase for independent and international filmmakers. (http://www.festival-cannes.fr/en.html)
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Actus Expands to North American Market
Actus appoints Asaf Salant to lead territory development efforts; brings affordable compliance monitoring solution to US and Canada
Actus Digital, a developer of web-based media monitoring, compliance recording, content repurposing and verification solutions for broadcasters, is expanding its presence in the North American region with the appointment of Asaf Salant to lead business development for the territory. "Actus is ideal for the North American market. It is incredibly easy to deploy. It’s highly reliable with a proven track record of performance in some of the largest broadcast sites around the world. Equally as important, Actus is also one of the most cost-effective monitoring and analysis solutions on the market. No other solution offers broadcasters and media/ad agencies both the affordable and outstanding performance,” says Asaf Salant, VP Sales, Actus Digital. “My goal is to establish relationships with North American system integrators, consultants and resellers, expanding the deployment of Actus technology through strong business partnerships. I look forward to meeting many of them at the upcoming NAB 2013 event.” In addition to his appointment to oversee North American territory, Salant is responsible for the continued building of the company’s extensive channel in Asia/Pacific.
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ShooterNYC Welcomes Editor Dave Bradley To Company's Diverse Roster
News: ShooterNYC Welcomes Editor Dave Bradley To Company's Diverse RosterShootersNYC, the creative multi-dimensional content company, has welcomed versatile talent, Editor Dave Bradley, to its diverse roster. The announcement was made this morning by Managing Director/Executive Producer Jeff Beckerman. Bradley, who began his career at such well-known editorial houses as Red Car, Crew Cuts and Go Robot; edits both comedy-dialogue and Beauty spots. A popular talent with ad agency creatives, Bradley is focused on editing commercial campaigns, but has made a recent foray into directing and producing.
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SMPTE Webcast to Examine How BXF Can Automate and Increase Accuracy of Ad Traffic Workflows
Feb. 28 Webcast Highlights How Inclusion of Spot Data in BXF Reduces Errors and Improves Efficiency
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 announced that its next "PDA Now" educational webcast is scheduled for Feb. 28 at 1 p.m. EST. The webcast will focus on SMPTE's Broadcast eXchange Format (BXF) and how it streamlines and reduces errors in advertising traffic workflows.
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Method Studios Provides VFX Expertise To KIA Super Bowl Spots
News: Method Studios Provides VFX Expertise To KIA Super Bowl SpotsArtists create fully CG animals, environments and augmented female robots
Method Studios, a Deluxe Entertainment Services Group company, has collaborated with agency David&Goliath on two commercials for KIA which premiered during Super Bowl XLVII. "Space Babies," directed by Jake Scott (RSA), and "Hotbots," directed by Carl Erik Rinsch (MJZ) provided a wealth of inspiring VFX challenges to Method's creative team in Los Angeles. Stephanie Gilgar, Method Studios' Executive Producer comments, "It's an honor to have been entrusted to deliver two of the most VFX-heavy ads seen during this year's big game - a yearly highlight in the US television commercials industry".
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Panasonic Partners With Aframe To Sell Cloud Video Production Solutions To Content Creators
News: Panasonic Partners With Aframe To Sell Cloud Video Production Solutions To Content CreatorsPanasonic US to Sell Aframe Solutions to Video Professionals: Bringing Greater Speed, Security, Efficiency to Global-Scale Productions
Panasonic and Aframe today announced a partnership whereby Panasonic will sell Aframe licenses in the United States through its network of Panasonic pro video resellers. Furthering a relationship established last year, this partnership makes it easier for video professionals to harness Aframe’s acclaimed cloud video production platform to streamline P2, AVCCAM and all file-based workflows for added efficiency and creative freedom. Aframe also provides an ideal platform to utilize smaller file sizes available as P2 expands to AVC-Ultra, specifically AVC LongG and AVC Proxy.
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SMPTE Reschedules New York Regional Seminar for Jan. 31
East Coast Media Professionals Get One Final Chance to Attend Popular Seminar on Automating Multi-platform, Multi-display Content Generation
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 announced the Nov. 9 New York Regional Seminar, which was canceled due to Superstorm Sandy, will be held Jan. 31. The rescheduled event gives area media professionals one last chance to attend SMPTE's acclaimed seminar on automating content generation for multi-platform, multi-display distribution.
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ITV SignPost Selects AmberFin iCR to Provide Media File Capture, Transcode & Format Conversion Solution in Drive to HD File-based Workflows
News: ITV SignPost Selects AmberFin iCR to Provide Media File Capture, Transcode & Format Conversion Solution in Drive to HD File-based WorkflowsAmberFin today announce that SignPost - the UK’s leading supplier of British Sign Language (BSL) on-screen services and part of leading commercial UK broadcaster, ITV - has positioned AmberFin iCR at the heart of its new high definition (HD) file-based production and delivery workflow.
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Translating the Human Experience Through Documentary Editing
Learn the art of documentary editing from award-winning editors at Manhattan Edit Workshop; The Art of Documentary Editing runs October 29th – November 2nd; early bird pricing ends October 5th
Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWshop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, is proud to announce the return of its five-day intensive workshop, The Art of Documentary Editing, from October 29th – November 2nd. Taught by Janet Dalton, MEWshop’s director of education and freelance editor, and MEWshop owner and filmmaker Josh Apter, students will explore the many techniques of documentary editing, from the creative decisions that make a great story to established workflow methods for picture and sound that every editor should know.
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Finish Adds Grading via FilmLight’s Baselight
News: Finish Adds Grading via FilmLight’s BaselightAward-winning London post house Finish, a specialist in 2D and 3D visual effects for commercials, has broadened its service offering to include high-end colour grading through the purchase of two Baselight systems from FilmLight.
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Royale Unfolds Beautiful Design Story For 2012 Hyundai Azera Microsite
News: Royale Unfolds Beautiful Design Story For 2012 Hyundai Azera MicrositeAd agency Innocean Worldwide recently commissioned motion design & production studio Royale to create the Azera Journey, an interactive microsite showcasing Hyundai's flagship model for the US market.
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Steele Studios Completes Extensive VFX Work On Brand New TV Campaign For Overstock.Com
News: Steele Studios Completes Extensive VFX Work On Brand New TV Campaign For Overstock.Com
Steele Produces Complex CGI Shots Featured Within Five Spot “O Is The One” Campaign
Steele Studios, a leading creator and producer of visual content for television, film, music videos, and commercial projects for Fortune 500 companies, has completed and delivered extensive visual effects work featured within a brand new TV campaign promoting client Overstock.com. Jo and Jerry Steele, co-founders, Steele Studios, made the announcement.
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Emmy-Nominated BAKED FX & Award-Winning MindSmack Enter Innovative, Creative Partnership
News: Emmy-Nominated BAKED FX & Award-Winning MindSmack Enter Innovative, Creative PartnershipThe visual effects team at BAKED FX, whose work has just been nominated for an Emmy Award and an MTV Video Music Award (VMA), has entered into a unique creative partnership with MindSmack (http://www.mindsmack.tv), one of the foremost digital media production and post-production houses in New York City. The innovative collaboration partners both companies to provide design, visual effects, and extensive post-production services to the industry’s top directors, producers, production companies and ad agencies.
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Clockwork VFX Uses The Creative 'Force' On Hasbro’s Star Wars Fighter Pods Ad and Online Webisode Series
News: Clockwork VFX Uses The Creative 'Force' On Hasbro’s Star Wars Fighter Pods Ad and Online Webisode SeriesDubai-based 3D Animation/Visual Effects Studio Takes On Complex Character Animation Assignment For TV and Online
For Hasbro’s Star Wars Fighter Pods campaign, Clockwork VFX, the artist-driven visual effects/3D animation studio, brought Jedi-like focus to the comprehensive campaign that introduces the new toy line with a cinematic ad and a series of five humorous webisodes featuring the Star Wars characters that is now playing on the Hasbro website.
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Digital Nirvana To Spotlight Loudness Monitoring For Monitor IQ™ At Broadcast Asia 2012
News: Digital Nirvana To Spotlight Loudness Monitoring For Monitor IQ™ At Broadcast Asia 2012Broadcast Monitoring System Incorporates Loudness Monitoring and Logging from Minnetonka Audio Software
Digital Nirvana’s flagship broadcast monitoring system (BMS), Monitor IQ, will be showcased at Broadcast Asia 2012, from June 19-22 at the Suntec International Convention Center in Singapore (Booth 4N4-08). At the show, one of the key Monitor IQ features that will be demonstrated is its powerful loudness monitoring and audio logging capability, including OEM software licensed from Minnetonka Audio Software, Inc.
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Digital Rapids Extends Closed Caption and Advertising Insertion Support with New Encoding and Streaming Updates
Digital Rapids has announced powerful new enhancements to the Digital Rapids Stream software for the company's StreamZ, StreamZHD and Flux encoding solutions. The same new capabilities are also available as applicable in the StreamZ Live family of live streaming encoders and the Digital Rapids Transcode Manager automated, high-volume file transcoding software. Recently-released or soon-to-ship new features include enhanced Closed Caption support for adaptive bit rate (ABR) streaming and support for automated advertising insertion when streaming live with Adobe® Flash® technologies.
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Stardust Delivers Multiple Realities to Let Consumers ‘Coupe’ their Lives for Mercedes-Benz
Alan Bibby-Directed Interactive Feature Bridges the Sedan and Coupe Worlds of the All-New C-Class
Innovative creative studio Stardust collaborated with the digital visionaries at Razorfish to create an interactive campaign for Mercedes-Benz USA that launched in October 2011. Directed by Stardust's Alan Bibby, the rich visual narrative engages Internet viewers to explore the two latest Mercedes C-Class models - the all-new 2012 Sedan and Coupe. With a swoop of the cursor, layers of the sedan or coupe are artfully peeled back to expose various features of the elegant luxury vehicles. This tale of two vehicles can be experienced now on the Mercedes-Benz website.
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NEOGAMA and DIAGEO launch the first campaign created in Brazil for Johnnie Walker
News: NEOGAMA and DIAGEO launch the first campaign created in Brazil for Johnnie WalkerThe awakening of a giant that slept where the Sugar Loaf stands today is the center of the multimedia campaign that encompasses TV, theaters, print ads, social and digital media and radio
The Sugar Loaf isn’t just a Brazilian postcard. In NEOGAMA’s new commercial for Johnnie Walker, it is actually part of a giant that had been sleeping there for years and finally wakes up.
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Southpaw Technology Tackles Digital Signage Management with KB Media
Customized production asset management system simplifies the management of digital signage advertising
Southpaw Technology announced today that KB Media, a Toronto-based media company, has licensed Southpaw’s production asset management system TACTIC and leveraged its flexible architecture to simplify the management of digital signage campaigns. KB Media is now using the system to more efficiently manage multiple campaigns across hundreds of advertising venues throughout Canada.
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Royale Continues Upward Ascent With Spate Of New Hires & New Space
Year 4 is off to a roaring start for Royale following a recent move into a larger space and a spate of new hires. The motion design & production studio has added Head of Production Danielle Hazan, 3D Lead/CG Supervisor Andy Lyon and Art Director Jonathan Kim to its already deep roster of talent. To accommodate its steady growth, Royale has also moved into a new, nearly 5,000-square-foot space.
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AMWA and EBU Demonstrate FIMS at IBC
Framework for Interoperable Media Services to be shown with services operating in typical media workflow
The Advanced Media Workflow Association (AMWA) and the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) will be demonstrating the latest capabilities of the project to develop a Framework for Interoperable Media Services (FIMS) at IBC, Amsterdam, September 9-13, 2011.
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Saatchi & Saatchi LA Streamlines Workflow with Production Asset Management System, TACTIC
Leading ad agency leverages TACTIC’s flexibility to create digital “garage” of files and to streamline internal and external workflows
Southpaw Technology, a leading developer of production asset management (PAM) technology for digital content creation (DCC) companies, announced today that its production asset management system TACTIC has been deployed by the Los Angeles arm of one of the world’s leading advertising agencies, Saatchi & Saatchi, in order to manage and track thousands of digital files, as well as to simplify production workflow.
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Single Chip Camera Evaluation (SCCE) Makes East Coast Public Debut
Screening Set for Createasphere Entertainment Technology Expo on September 20 & 21
Createasphere, a global community builder for the entertainment technology industry, presents the East Coast public debut of the Single Chip Camera Evaluation (SCCE) at this year's Entertainment Technology Expo - the entertainment and media industry's premier conference for previewing ground-breaking technology and learning about the latest trends in content creation.
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Digital Rapids Previews New Contribution Extensions for Award-Winning MediaMesh Content Delivery System
Digital Rapids, the leading provider of tools and solutions for bringing television, movie and Web content to wider audiences, is offering attendees of the 2011 NAB Show a preview of a powerful new extension to the award-winning MediaMesh business-to-business content delivery system. The new MediaMesh TX content contribution appliance provides flexible, easy-to-use content packaging and sending capabilities mirroring the robust features of the proven MediaMesh RX receiving appliance.
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NAB 2011: Autodesk Smoke 2012 for Mac OS X Now Shipping
Just Over a Year Since Launch, Smoke 2012 Provides Customers with New Creative Capabilities, Proven Production Efficiency and Growth Opportunities
Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) is now shipping Autodesk Smoke 2012 for Mac OS X software, an all-in-one editorial finishing tool with a robust, integrated 3D visual effects toolset. Smoke for Mac has been used to create corporate videos for companies from Oakley to Land Rover; commercials for high-profile brands, including Adidas, ESPN, Volkswagen and Subway; and for unique multiscreen projects on display at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center and the California Science Center.
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Autodesk Launches 2012 Digital Entertainment Creation Products
Pipeline Efficiency, Creative Innovation and Interoperability Core to All Releases
Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) announced new releases of the company’s digital entertainment creation software and middleware. The 2012 versions enable iterative workflows, help users manage complexity and provide new creative tools. Autodesk products have been used to create popular movies like “Black Swan,” chart-topping video games such as “Medal of Honor,” primetime television commercials like the “Bridgestone ‘Carma’” Super Bowl ad and hit television shows such as “Glee.”
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Pilat Media Launches IBMS Cinema, an Integrated Business Management System for Theater Advertising and Promotion
Targeted to Digital and Analog Cinema Advertising Distributors, IBMS Cinema Provides Unified Platform for Managing End-to-End Campaign Creation and Placement
Pilat Media Global plc [AIM: PGB], the leading supplier of business management software to the media industry, today announced the launch of IBMS Cinema, a new business management system for complete theater advertising and promotion in digital cinemas. IBMS Cinema dramatically improves advertising processes for cinema businesses by providing a single, integrated platform for managing all pre-show cinema spots, venue screens, and in-theater marketing programs, as well as circuit agreements and advertiser and agency relationships.
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NAB 2011: Proconsultant Informatique Showcases "Beyond Broadcast" Solutions For Program And Advertising Business Management
LOUISE©: Lifecycle media and metadata management; powerful workflow engine; integrated, multi-platform production tools CINDY©: New, non-linear, targeted ad capabilities added to sales optimization system
At NAB 2011 (April 10-14, Las Vegas, NV) ProConsultant Informatique, a leader in developing innovative business management systems for broadcasters and content providers, will showcase the enhanced capabilities of its flagship LOUISE© business management solution and introduce new, non-linear scheduling features for CINDY©, the company's sales management software.
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Greg Bell Teams With Teak Digital For Launch Campaign
The recent campaign for Logitech reunites agency legend Greg Bell (formerly of Venables Bell & Partners, which he cofounded) and TEAK Founder Greg Martinez. In a partnership with roots in Bell and Martinez' days collaborating at Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, Bell directed the five spots through TEAK, which handled creative, production, editorial, and VFX, among other components.
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Proconsultant Informatique Expands to U.S. with New Office in Atlanta
Sales and technical support for PCI's suite of Business Management Solutions designed for multi-platform content producers
ProConsultant Informatique, the forward-thinking developer of enterprise business management solutions for media companies, today announced the opening of an office in the United States, in Atlanta, GA. This expansion reflects a pattern of continuous growth for ProConsultant Informatique, whose flagship software applications LOUISE© and CINDY© are strongly represented in television, cable, and multi-platform content operations in Europe and Canada.
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Signiant Launches Two New Modules for Content Supply Chain Management
Media Gateway and Resource Management Modules Facilitate Smooth and Easy Movement of High-Value Content Within and Beyond Organizations
Signiant today announced the release of two new software modules that complement its industry-leading family of products for content supply chain management. The new Media Gateway module streamlines the transfer and sharing of large files between individuals and organizations, and the Resource Management module adds powerful new capabilities for queuing delivery of assets and managing network bandwidth.
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Front Porch Digital Appoints OVP Veteran Mark Hayes to New Executive Team Position
Will Oversee Business Development for Award-Winning DIVApublish Solution
Front Porch Digital, the global leader for solutions that migrate, manage, and market media content, today announced the appointment of Mark Hayes as director of business development for online video platforms (OVPs).
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Digital Nirvana Enters Into Exclusive Licensing Agreement With Linear Acoustic
Partnership Provides Broadcasters Fully Integrated Comprehensive Set of Loudness Monitoring Capabilities
Digital Nirvana, a leading provider of broadcast monitoring and media management solutions, and Linear Acoustic, the leader in television audio control from production to transmission, announced today a licensing agreement which will integrate the Linear Acoustic LQ-1000 Loudness Quality Monitor into Digital Nirvana's MonitorIQ Broadcast Monitoring System (MonitorIQ BMS).
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Aidan Thomas Joins Method Creative Finishing Division
Senior Smoke artist contributes to ad campaigns for Nike and Old Navy
Visual effects company Method has hired senior Smoke artist Aidan Thomas to its Creative Finishing division. Thomas joins Method from the UK’s Golden Square Post and The Mill, where he worked on commercial campaigns for Intel, Levi’s and Reebok, among others.
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DTS And Manzanita Partner To Integrate DTS-HD® Audio Into Manzanita Products
Enables Creation Of Broadcast And On-Demand Content With DTS-HD Audio
DTS, Inc. (NASDAQ: DTSI) and Manzanita Systems, Inc., today announced a collaboration that will bring DTS’ highly regarded multi-channel HD audio format (DTS-HD®) to Manzanita’s popular MPEG multiplexing and analysis solutions.
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Harmonic’s Rhozet Universal Transcoding Solutions Integrate Manzanita’s Verification Tools
Collaboration Provides More Complete Transcoding Workflows
Harmonic Inc. (NASDAQ: HLIT) and Manzanita Systems, Inc., a leading provider of transport stream analyzers, have teamed to integrate the Manzanita CrossCheck™ verification tools with Harmonic’s Rhozet® universal media transcoding solutions.
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XV-Tech S.A. “SQUID” Tapeless Workflow Solutions Powered With Matrox DSX Developer Products
Matrox® Video Products Group today announced that XV-Tech S.A. has chosen the Matrox DSXSD card, part of the Matrox DSX family of developer products, as the heart of its SQUID tapeless workflow solutions for broadcast and cable television stations.
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Softel Partners With Pixel Power to Deliver Flexible, Cost-Effective 3D Subtitling Creation and Repurposing Solution
Softel announced today the launch of an end-to-end Stereoscopic 3D subtitle creation and rendering product suite in partnership with graphics specialists Pixel Power.
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AMWA/EBU to Present Joint Session on Interoperable Media Services at IBC 2010
Senior media executives to explore how technology can be used to build a networked content creation and distribution facility.
The Advanced Media Workflow Association (AMWA) and the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) are presenting a joint session on Interoperable Media Services at the IBC Conference taking place at the RAI, Amsterdam, Netherlands, September 9-14 2010.
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Rhino Evolves with New Talent and Major Studio Features
Rhino is continuing its evolution from high-end design, animation and visual effects company to one-stop, full-service content creation and digital studio with the hiring of CD/Directors Anna Meister and Chris Fung. Additionally, Director Ron Kleiner, a Gravity veteran from the Rhino-Gravity Tel Aviv office, will be represented stateside. The announcement comes at an exciting time for Rhino, when it's busier than ever with feature film work and its production arm is steadily mobilizing at its outposts around the world.
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MARVIN Lands in Las Vegas for NAB
New Technology Automates Digital Cinematography Workflow and Protects Data
Dutch start-up company MARVIN Technologies will present MARVIN during the National Association of Broadcasters convention, April 12-15 in Las Vegas. MARVIN is a new on-set workflow management system for digital cinematography that automates the creation of backups, LTO tape masters, QuickTime proxies for offline editing, and DVD dailies in a single process.
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AMWA Releases AAF Effects Protocol: AS-05
Protocol enables the transfer of rich edit metadata between post-production systems.
The Advanced Media Workflow Association (AMWA) has announced that the Advanced Authoring Format (AAF) Effects Protocol (AS-05) has been formally approved by the association.
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Super Bowl XLIV: Autodesk Software Helps Post Houses Score Commercial Work
Every year during the Super Bowl, global brands premiere commercials that showcase the best visual effects and animation in television advertising - for over 15 years, much of this creative work has been shaped with Digital Entertainment Creation software from Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK).
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Boris FX Announces Boris Job Slate Plug-in for Apple Final Cut Pro
Automatically Create Commercial Slates Based on Data from the Ad-ID Advertising Identification System
Boris FX , the leading developer of integrated effects technology for video and film, today announced Boris Job Slate, a new Apple Final Cut Pro plug-in that automatically creates commercial slates based on XML files received from the Ad-ID advertising identification and management system. Boris Job Slate saves production time and reduces operator error by eliminating the need for manual text entry with a standard text tool.
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Ascent Media Launches Mr. Literary Webisode Campaign for Barnes & Noble
Combining Equal Parts Ad Agency, Development Studio and Production Company Ascent Media Creates Advertiser Sponsored Content for the Web
Visitors to the B&N Studio at Barnes and Noble (http://www.bn.com) can now tune in to the latest adventures of "Mr. Literary"—a comic character with an unfortunate compulsion to quote famous authors at the most inopportune times.
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Monkeyhead Uses MAXON CINEMA 4D To Deliver High-Voltage 3D Motion Graphics Promo Package For HBO’s ‘The 25TH Anniversary of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert’, November 29
CINEMA 4D’s Acclaimed NetRender and MoGraph Modules Used to Create Instrument Images Associated with Legendary Rock Stars Performing in Historic Concert Telecast
MAXON Computer, a leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions, today announced that Monkeyhead, a Culver City, Calif.-based motion design studio specializing in commercial spots, broadcast show packages, branded entertainment, movie/TV titles and visual effects sequences, leveraged MAXON’s award-winning CINEMA 4D 3D software application, to create a bleeding-edge motion graphics-intensive 30-second teaser graphic spot and an entire promo graphic package for HBO’s highly anticipated "The 25th Anniversary of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert".
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AMWA Workflow Seminar Panel Includes Leading Studio Officers
Hollywood Seminar on advanced media workflows will feature industry experts speaking about their experiences with file-based production
For the first time, the Advanced Media Workflow Association (AMWA) and the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) is pleased to co-sponsor this seminar that brings together production and post-production experts, vendors and users to explore the current generation of file based workflows and future expectations.
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Prime Focus Launches CLEAR Media Asset Management Service
Prime Focus Technologies (PFT) has announced the launch of CLEAR, a web-based media asset management service to help film studios, broadcasters and advertisers more efficiently manage their content and workflows.
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Starz Animation Toronto Animates Shane Acker's Hit Movie '9' Using Autodesk Software
Focus Features' animated, action-packed adventure "9", from director Shane Acker and producers Tim Burton and Timur Bekmambetov, spotlights animation from Starz Animation Toronto using Autodesk, Inc.'s (NASDAQ: ADSK) Autodesk Maya and Autodesk Mudbox 3D software.
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Autodesk Helps Bring Automotive Design Data from CAD to Ad
Photorealistic Virtual Models of More Than 240 BMW Group Vehicles Will Be Created for Use in Wide Range of Marketing Materials
Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) announced that the BMW Group has contracted Autodesk Consulting to automate the transformation of design data into marketing assets and create photorealistic, animated models of BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce brand cars. Autodesk, in cooperation with Mackevision, will convert vehicle data into Autodesk Maya and Autodesk Showcase software files that are ready for animation and rendering.
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Digital Domain Collaborates with Michael Bay on 'Transformers: Revenge of The Fallen' Movie Tie-Ins
Digital Production Company Lends Character Creation Talents to Bay's Movie and Promotional Spots for LG and Burger King
Digital Domain is bringing a supporting cast of robot characters from the hugely anticipated summer action flick "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" to life, but that's not all they're helping to realize for filmmaker Michael Bay.
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T-Mobile and Spatial View Announce 3D Digital Signage Experience
Deployment in Czech Republic Includes Spatial View's Autostereoscopic 3D 46 Inch Displays; Saatchi & Saatchi Creating Original 3D Content Using Spatial View 3D Tools
Spatial View Inc., a leading developer of 3D image processing and display technologies, today announced that T-Mobile Czech Republic will pilot its autostereoscopic 3D displays in two of its Prague retail locations.
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WEGENER® to Showcase Innovative Media Distribution Solutions at NAB 2009
Highlights include scalable network control, new Internet delivery solutions, advanced localization tools for radio, customized digital signage solutions
Wegener Corporation (Nasdaq: WGNR), a leading provider of equipment for television, audio, and data distribution networks worldwide, today announced it will introduce a number of innovative solutions to customize media distribution at the 2009 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev., April 18-23 (NAB Booth #SU7913).
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The Concept Farm Wins Emmys For NYC
The leading agency won two NY Emmy awards for their NYC focused creations.
The Concept Farm, a leading NYC advertising and content company announced today the honor of winning two Emmy awards from the NY Chapter – one for Cool In Your Code and the second for The American Heart Association's PSA on stroke awareness.
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