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Imagineer Systems to Showcase mocha Pro 4.0 at SIGGRAPH 2014
News: Imagineer Systems to Showcase mocha Pro 4.0 at SIGGRAPH 2014Visit Imagineer Systems at booth 817 for demos of the newly released mocha Pro 4 with advanced support for native stereo 3D workflows, Python scripting and more improved features
Imagineer Systems, creators of the Academy Award-winning mocha® Planar Tracking technology, will be exhibiting at this year’s annual SIGGRAPH conference, taking place from August 12th through 14th at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Canada. Attendees to the show can stop by the Imagineer Systems booth (817) to learn more about the launch of the mocha Pro v4, which features a brand new Stereoscopic 3D workflow, Python scripting support, customizable keyboard shortcuts, new exports and format handling, and more improvements for visual effects facilities. Members of the Imagineer Systems team will be presenting demos daily at the booth.
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RE:Vision Effects announces RE:Flex v5 with GPU support for After Effects
RE:Vision Effects, acclaimed effects plug-in industry leader and makers of Academy Award winning software, announces the release of RE:Flex™ version 5 with GPU support for Adobe® After Effects®.
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MotionElements Among Singapore’s Promising SME 500 Business Luminaries
News: MotionElements Among Singapore’s Promising SME 500 Business LuminariesMotionElements is Among Singapore’s Most Promising SMEs for the Year 2014 as Endorsed by the Promising SME 500 Campaign for its Exceptional Achievements and Contributions to the Entrepreneurial Culture in Singapore.
MotionElements Pte Ltd has distinguished itself, as one of the Promising SME 500 Campaign’s most honoured Business Luminaries for the year 2014. The distinction comes shortly after the company’s successful showing in the recent 2014 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nevada and is in appreciation for the rapid growth that the company has enjoyed over the past year.
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Biscardi Creative Media Begins Post on Victoria Stilwell's "Arson Dogs"
News: Biscardi Creative Media Begins Post on Victoria Stilwell's "Arson Dogs"Adobe Creative Cloud Fosters Collaborative Workflow
Biscardi Creative Media (BCM) has begun post-production on a new web series called "Arson Dogs" for world-renowned dog trainer Victoria Stilwell and her Positively website. The series follows Victoria to southern Maine, where State Farm's Arson Dog Training Program is conducted to train handlers and working dogs together to sniff out accelerants like gasoline and propane at potential arson sites.
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MAXON Announces “WinC4D.com” Contest Web Site
Themed Challenges for Users of Adobe After Effects CC and Cinema 4D Lite; Winners Receive Cinema 4D Broadcast
MAXON, leading developer of professional 3D software solutions for modeling, painting, animation and rendering, has announced “WinC4D.com” a new contest web site where digital artists utilizing Adobe® After Effects® CC and Cinema 4D Lite can compete in theme-related animation contests. Cinema 4D Lite is a limited version of MAXON’s award-winning 3D package bundled with Adobe Creative Cloud and After Effects CC. This live 3D pipeline inside After Effects allows users to import 3D objects and use them in 3D scenes without leaving After Effects. The regularly scheduled competitions are designed to showcase the innovative ways creative professionals can use the two programs to create compelling digital content.
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Snapshots Effect Plugin Released for Final Cut Pro X
News: Snapshots Effect Plugin Released for Final Cut Pro XDesigned to be Very Easy and Quick-to-Use, XEffects Snapshots is a Plugin for Final Cut Pro X that Automatically Freezes Video, Inserts it into a Frame & Positions it onto a Background in 3D Space.
XEffects Snapshots is a plugin for Final Cut Pro X that automatically freezes video, inserts it into a frame and positions it onto a background in 3D space. Applying Snapshots to footage adds an instant level of professional design and class. The user can display a single image for impact or string a succession of Snapshots together to make a montage or title sequence.
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ProductionLink Products Compatible with Adobe Creative Cloud 2014 Available in New Online Marketplace
DiaQuest Products, a software development firm with a focus on the video and film industries, today announced its ProductionLink for Adobe® Premiere Pro and ProductionLink for Adobe After Effects plug-ins are compatible with Adobe Creative Cloud® 2014 and are available through a new Adobe Marketplace Web site, creative.adobe.com/addons.
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"Graveyard Carz" Turns to Small Tree Shared Storage to Accelerate Post Production Workflow
With over 26 episodes to be completed in the coming months, The Division, the team behind Velocity by Discovery’s "Graveyard Carz", needed to accelerate their post production workflow.
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Encore Deploys Global Post Workflow for Fox’s “24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY”
News: Encore Deploys Global Post Workflow for Fox’s “24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY”London and Los Angeles Facilities Deliver On-Site Dailies Through Finishing
Heroic agent Jack Bauer is back in Fox's series event "24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY," with on-site dailies and post production services for all 12 episodes being completed by Encore, a Deluxe Entertainment Services company. Shot in London, Encore's local office manages the dailies workflow, then pipes footage back to Encore Hollywood for online editing, coloring and finishing.
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NVIDIA Announces First Ever GPU Acceleration for Adobe Illustrator CC
News: NVIDIA Announces First Ever GPU Acceleration for Adobe Illustrator CCNew NVIDIA GPU-Powered Features Also Now Shipping In Adobe Creative Cloud Video and Imaging Applications
NVIDIA today announced the first GPU-acceleration of Adobe Illustrator CC -- enabling graphic artists to seamlessly interact with vector art at any resolution, and to smoothly pan and zoom significantly faster than previously possible. With this new feature powered by NVIDIA GPUs, Illustrator CC can now accelerate the entire canvas by up to 10-times faster(1) than previously possible on Windows 7 or 8-based systems with compatible GPUs.
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Adobe Announces All New 2014 Release of Creative Cloud
Mobile Apps and New Hardware Extend Creative Cloud Workflow; All Major CC Desktop Apps Updated
Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE), the leader in creative software, today continued to drive Creative Cloud innovation by announcing 14 new versions of CC desktop applications, including essential tools such as Adobe Photoshop CC, Adobe Illustrator CC, Adobe Dreamweaver CC and Adobe Premiere Pro CC. The biggest Adobe software release since CS6, it also includes four new mobile apps, the immediate availability of creative hardware, updates to Creative Cloud services and new offerings for enterprise, education and photography customers. Yesterday, Adobe announced that there are now over 2.3 million Creative Cloud subscriptions, far exceeding original projections when it was unveiled two years ago.
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“The Wolf of Wall Street” Oscar®-Winning Sound Editors Return to Manhattan for "Sight, Sound & Story"
Eugene Gearty, Phil Stockton and Sam Miille gather at MEWShop’s 'Sight, Sound & Story" event on June 14th for the MPSE SoundShow NY, sponsored by Audio Network
Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, will be hosting the Oscar®-winning sound editors behind blockbusters hits such as “Hugo,” “The Departed,” “Shutter Island” and, most recently, “The Wolf of Wall Street.” Joining MEWShop for the popular event "Sight, Sound & Story" on June 14th, Eugene Gearty, Phil Stockton and Sam Miille will present the MPSE SoundShow NY panel “‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ Soundscape From Production Audio to Final Mix,’ moderated by sound editor and designer Pam DeMetrius-Thomas and sponsored by Audio Network.
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​Editors’ Lounge Showcases Streamlined Editing Tools from Adobe and Lumberjack System
News: ​Editors’ Lounge Showcases Streamlined Editing Tools from Adobe and Lumberjack SystemThe Editors’ Lounge hosted their May event where production and post- production professionals were given the opportunity to get an up close look at the latest editing tools in Adobe® After Effects® CC and Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC that are part of the 150 brand-new features available in Adobe Creative Cloud® tools. One lucky raffle winner received a year’s subscription to the Adobe Creative Cloud®. The new Lumberjack System was also unveiled with valuable cost and time saving features for editors.
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Latest Editing Tools from Adobe and The New Lumberjack System at The May Editors’ Lounge
If you’ve been eager to learn more about Adobe, you won’t want to miss this month’s Editors’ Lounge. Product specialists from Adobe will be demonstrating all the latest updates and features for Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC, After Effects® CC and Adobe Speedgrade CC. The event will be held Friday, May 30th at AlphaDogs Post Production 1612 W. Olive Ave., Suite 200, Burbank, CA 91506 beginning at 6:30 pm. RSVP is required to attend the event.
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RE:Vision Effects announces ReelSmart Motion Blur 5 and Twixtor v6 with GPU support for eyeon Fusion
RE:Vision Effects, acclaimed effects plug-in industry leader and makers of Academy Award winning software, announces the release of ReelSmart Motion Blur™ version 5 and Twixtor® version 6 with GPU support for eyeon Fusion® .
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MAXON to Showcase CINEMA 4D Suite of 3D Content Creation Tools at HOW Design Live, Boston, May 12 – 16, 2014
MAXON, the leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions, returns as an event sponsor to HOW Design Live, the biggest annual design event providing creative professionals with inspiration, resources and the latest technology trends. Sponsored by HOW Magazine, the conference takes place at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, May 12 -16, 2014.
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Advanced Systems Group Assists in Production of ‘The Galapagos Affair’ Documentary
News: Advanced Systems Group Assists in Production of ‘The Galapagos Affair’ DocumentaryAdvanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading video, data, audio and film integration firm, today announced it provided camera and editing equipment for "The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden," a new documentary released by Zeitgeist Films that is being screened in U.S. theaters through June.
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Nodes 2 for Final Cut Pro, After Effects, Premiere Pro and Motion
News: Nodes 2 for Final Cut Pro, After Effects, Premiere Pro and MotionYanobox Nodes 2 is a unique visual effects plugin that offers unprecedented power to create connected motion graphics and abstract particle universes. The plugin provides comprehensive interface to produce a large palette of Motion Graphics including networks, diagrams, particles, points or text clouds and more.
Yanobox Nodes 2 is a unique visual effects plugin for FCP, Premiere Pro, AE and Motion that offers unprecedented power to create connected motion graphics and abstract particle universes. Yanobox Nodes takes its inspiration from data visualizations and networks. Diagrams of nodes and complex networks visualizations are becoming very popular in motion graphics because of their underlying beauty.
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Galaxy 61 Delivers A Show Open For VH1’s New Season Of ‘The Fabulous Life’ That’s Pure Gold
News: Galaxy 61 Delivers A Show Open For VH1’s New Season Of ‘The Fabulous Life’ That’s Pure GoldVHI recently called upon Galaxy 61 to create a show intro for the new 2014 season of ’The Fabulous Life,’ the hit series that reveals the extravagant places, possessions and pastimes of pop-culture’s most famous celebrities. The Brooklyn-based animation and visual effect boutique created a lavish intro that personifies the opulent lifestyle with a series of iconic objects formed out of cascading simulated liquid gold.
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MochaImport+ for NUKE Bridges Complex VFX Pipelines
New VFX Utility Provides Tight Integration Between NUKE’s Node-Based Workflow and Mocha Pro, Connecting High-End 3D and Stereo Compositing with Groundbreaking Planar Tracking
Imagineer Systems, creators of the Academy Award-winning mocha® Planar Tracking technology, and mamoworld, innovative developer of motion graphics and VFX software, today announced the release of MochaImport+ for NUKE. The newest VFX utility application to come out of the long-standing partnership between Imagineer Systems and mamoworld, MochaImport+ for NUKE bridges data flow between NUKE and mocha Pro, allowing visual effects artists to work seamlessly on complex compositing and tracking projects using their “go to” visual effects applications.
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Dalet Adds More Functionality to Its Adobe Premiere Pro CC-Dalet MAM Integration
New Dalet Xtend Update Features Enhanced Adobe Project Sharing, Individual Sequence Saving and Proxy Editing, Plus Advanced Metadata Handling and Genealogy Tracking
Dalet Digital Media Systems, a leading provider of Media Asset Management (MAM) solutions, software and services for content producers, unveiled a new release of its Dalet Xtend module for Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC at NAB 2014 (booth SL2725). Deployed at several Dalet/Adobe customer sites, Dalet Xtend for Adobe lets Adobe Premiere Pro CC editors connect directly to the Dalet MAM platform.
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Fraunhofer HHI Enhances Cost-Effective Hybrid 3D Production with Trifocal Camera System
Fraunhofer HHI presents first After Effects plug-ins for generation of 3D from trifocal camera system at NAB 2014
NAB booth #C7843 - The Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute HHI, a leader in the development of mobile and fixed broadband communication networks, multimedia systems, image processing and 3D, today announced the first software environment leveraging Adobe After Effects plug-ins for trifocal camera systems. This improves the workflow for flexible 3D production and makes it even more cost effective, making it possible to produce 3D cinematography with only slightly more effort than is needed for 2D. At NAB 2014, Fraunhofer HHI is showcasing the plug-ins together with its trifocal camera developed in association with Walt Disney Production Technology, Burbank, and ARRI, Munich.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New DeckLink 4K PCI Express Capture Cards
New DeckLink SDI 4K and DeckLink Studio 4K capture and playback cards now include 6G-SDI and HDMI 4K connections for capture and playback in SD, HD and Ultra HD video formats!
Blackmagic Design today announced 2 new PCI Express capture cards, DeckLink SDI 4K and the DeckLink Studio 4K models, that now includes all the features of the previous models, but now with faster 4 lane PCIe connections and 6G-SDI and HDMI 4K connections to allow SD, HD and Ultra HD capture and playback.
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NVIDIA GPUs Power Latest Adobe Creative Cloud Enhancements for Video Professionals
Adobe Premiere Pro CC Adds New Real-Time RED Camera 4K Playback and Debayering on NVIDIA GPUs for Ultra-Fast Video Editing Workflows
NVIDIA (booth SL 6825) today announced its GPUs are powering the upcoming releases and new GPU-accelerated features of Adobe® Creative Cloud™ video applications, such as Adobe Premiere Pro® CC, Adobe After Effects® CC, SpeedGrade CC, Adobe Media Encoder (AME), and Adobe Anywhere. The upcoming releases were revealed by Adobe at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show.
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Matrox to Support Next Major Updates of Adobe Professional Video Editing Tools
Matrox Editing Cards and Devices will be Tightly Integrated with the Next Major Updates of Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Adobe After Effects CC for Rock-Solid Workflows from SD to 4K
Matrox® Video today announced support for the upcoming release of Adobe® professional video editing tools, including Adobe Premiere® Pro CC and Adobe Mercury Transmit for Adobe After Effects® CC, with the Matrox Mojito™ 4K monitoring card, the Matrox MXO2™ family of I/O devices and the Matrox Mojito MAX™ I/O card. WYSIWYG support for Adobe Photoshop® CC will also be provided.
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Small Tree’s TitaniumZ Line of Shared Storage Systems Offers Maximum Performance for Adobe Anywhere Customers
Real-Time Video Editing Without Compromise
An all-in-one, real-time, Ethernet-based shared storage solution designed and optimized for the demanding needs of professional video editors requiring shared access to media files, Small Tree’s TitaniumZ provides the ideal bandwidth performance and storage capacity required to support Adobe® Anywhere, a collaborative workflow platform for enterprise-level video production.
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Darim and Silicon Imaging Launch Revolutionary 3D Virtual Studio
News: Darim and Silicon Imaging Launch Revolutionary 3D Virtual StudioDarim Vision, an innovator in MPEG encoding and visualization technologies and Silicon Imaging, an award winning manufacturer of 2K and 360 camera and recording systems, have joined forces to deliver an innovative family of trackless Virtual Studio products for Live Broadcast, Presentation and Flipped Classroom Lecture Capture.
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Sportsman Channel Redefines its Workflow via Apace® Automated MAM Storage Platform and Adobe Anywhere
An Automated Solution For Global Media Access, Management, Editing, And Consolidation
2014 NAB Show, Apace booth #SL12113, Sportsman Channel, the leader in outdoor television for the American sportsmen, selected Apace Systems Corporation’s® media asset management (MAM)/workflow automation, and clustered storage system paired with Adobe® Anywhere collaborative workflow platform for its end-to-end multi-site production need.
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Adobe Reveals Next Wave of Innovation for Creative Cloud Video Apps at NAB
Major Updates and New Features Turbo-charge Video Workflows, Outpacing the Competition
(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced plans to significantly update all the video apps in Adobe Creative Cloud and will showcase these innovations at the NAB 2014 show in Las Vegas next week. Milestone feature additions, expected to ship in the next coming months, include major updates to Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Adobe After Effects CC, designed to make everyday tasks easier and faster, enabling video professionals to create stunning videos, TV shows, films and commercials more efficiently. At NAB Adobe is also unveiling new features for Adobe Anywhere, the collaborative workflow platform that empowers teams using Adobe professional video apps to work together as they access and manage centralized media and assets across virtually any network.
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Adobe Creative Cloud Adds Speed and Ease for Video Producers
Adobe Creative Cloud's video applications create a post-production pipeline for all types of video content creators, and major updates to that toolkit aim to make content creation faster, easier, and more exciting.
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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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Creation Effects Releases Creation Glitch Effects Template for After Effects
This week, Creation Effects announces the release of Creation Glitch Effects, an After Effects template for creating realistic, digital glitch effects for video footage. Compatible with CS3 and up, Creation Glitch Effects allows users to import their footage, and immediately export up to 19 glitch-look presets. Or, users can build their own unique glitch-look by combining any of the 200+ included effects. Effects can be customized with easy-to-use slider controls. Skipping, freezing, blocky displacement, RGB split, timecode jitter, pixel stretch, digital noise, and color corruption are some of the effects included in the template. Creation Glitch Effects is also the first product to "fake" the popular Datamosh effect, without the need to alter a video file's code.
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RE:Vision Effects releases ReelSmart Motion Blur 5 with GPU support for After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Media Composer, Motion, Nuke, Premiere Pro, Scratch, and Vegas Pro
RE:Vision Effects, acclaimed effects plug-in industry leader and makers of Academy Award winning software, announces the release of ReelSmart Motion Blur™ version 5 with GPU support for: Adobe® After Effects®; Apple®; Final Cut Pro®; Avid® Media Composer®, Symphony® and Newscutter®; The Foundry Nuke™; Adobe Premiere Pro®; Assimilate Scratch®; and Sony® Vegas® Pro.
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AutoSplit Plugin Released for Final Cut Pro X, Premiere Pro and AE
Boston based FxFactory announces Hawaiki AutoSplit, a plugin designed for split screen creation and animation. AutoSplit offers multiple effect modules to give projects full customization options. Developed by Tokyo Productions and Lawn Road, AutoSplit offers incredible power and flexibility to help you work faster and more creatively. The plugin supports a wide variety of host applications, including Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects, Apple's Motion 5, Final Cut Pro X and Final Cut Pro 7.
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RE:Vision Effects announces Twixtor 6 with GPU support for Nuke and Scratch.
RE:Vision Effects, acclaimed effects plug-in industry leader and makers of Academy Award winning software, announces Twixtor® 6 with GPU support for The Foundry Nuke and Assimilate Scratch. Create highly engaging slow motion shots with Twixtor without the cost of renting a high speed camera. In order to achieve its unparalleled image quality, Twixtor synthesizes unique new frames by warping and interpolating frames of the original sequence by employing RE:Vision's proprietary tracking technology that calculates motion for each individual pixel.
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Boris FX Announces Boris Continuum Complete 9
News: Boris FX Announces Boris Continuum Complete 9Boris FX™, the leading developer of integrated VFX and workflow solutions for video and film, announces Boris Continuum Complete 9 - a package of visual effects for NLE and compositing platforms on Windows and Mac OS. Building on the strengths of previous BCC releases, version 9 adds over 30 new filters and transitions in key areas such as Image Restoration, Film, Stylize, Keying and Compositing, Lights, and Perspective. All BCC effects and presets can now be viewed in the new FX Browser™ window, which is integrated into every BCC filter or transition.
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Digital Anarchy Announces New Flicker Free Plugin To Automatically Deflicker Film, 4K, and HD Video
Easily Removes Flicker Time Lapse, Slow Motion, LED lights, and Archival Footage in After Effects, Final Cut Pro, and Premiere Pro
Digital Anarchy today announced Flicker Free 1.0 for Adobe After Effects, Premiere Pro, and Apple's Final Cut Pro. Flicker Free gives video editors and visual effects artists a powerful new tool that easily fixes a wide range of footage affected with flicker or strobing. Flicker Free analyzes on the fly, renders quickly, and easily produces beautiful flicker free footage. There are presets for many different types of flicker, allowing it to easily fit into any editors workflow. The goal of Digital Anarchy is to produce software that just works, simple, but extremely powerful. The software should do the hard work.
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Legend3D Enters Strategic Partnership with Imagineer Systems
Leading 2D-to-3D Stereo Conversion Company Integrates Imagineer Technology within Award-Winning Conversion and VFX Pipeline to Add Increased Efficiency to 3D Film Production
Imagineer Systems, creators of the Academy Award-winning mocha® Planar Tracking technology, today announced a strategic partnership with world-renowned 2D-to-3D stereo conversion company Legend3D. Imagineer Systems recently completed an innovative R&D initiative, optimizing integration of mocha Pro with Legend3D’s proprietary VFX tools. The new workflow features mocha Pro fully integrated into the Legend3D conversion and visual effects pipeline in its Southern California and India facilities. For 2D-to-3D conversions, mocha Pro is used for multiple processes including segmentation and clean plating: the process to recreate and fill in background pixels that do not exist in the 2D version. This custom development gave Legend3D access to Imagineer’s engineering team, resulting in a streamlined workflow for mocha Pro and Legend3D’s internal systems. With support for up to 325 artists, Legend3D represents the largest mocha Pro installation to date.
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SmartSound® Launches Soundtrack Creation Plug-in for Final Cut Pro X
The Only Music Software to Use Appleʼs Generator Function to Create Custom Music Soundtracks Inside Final Cut Pro X
SmartSound Software Inc., the leader in customizable royalty-free music and soundtrack creation technology, announced a new plug-in for Final Cut Pro X. This plug-in is designed to take advantage of Final Cut Pro X’s new Generator technology. The Generator technology, initially designed to create an efficient workflow for third party visual-effects products, gives SmartSound’s Sonicfire Pro direct access to the Final Cut timeline creating one of the most efficient music workflows in the video industry. SmartSound’s plug-in is the only music creation software plug-in to utilize the Generator technology.
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Brand New Media Selects Shared Storage Solution from Small Tree
Multi-Office International Digital Media Company Accelerates Workflow with Plug and Play Implementation
Ideal Systems, an industry leading, multi-national systems integrator providing innovative solutions to broadcasting, telecoms and enterprise companies, recently integrated technology from Small Tree at Brand New Media’s broadcast facility in Singapore. Brand New Media (BNM) is a global digital media company that required a robust shared storage solution to accelerate its workflow without disruption to their infrastructure and manpower.
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How to Speed Up Your Video Workflow with Adobe Creative Cloud and NVIDIA GPUs
As a creative video editing pro, you want to focus on creating content that amazes the audience, makes your clients come back for more, and inspires your creative peers.
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MAXON 3D Software Solutions and Creativity Take Center Stage at 2014 NAB Show, Las Vegas, April 7 – 10, 2014 (Booth# SL 8620)
Digital Artists Showcase the Role of Cinema 4D in Visual Effects, Motion Graphics and Design; Booth Presentations Streaming Live on c4dlive.com
MAXON invites convention attendees to stop by its exhibitor booth, #SL 8620, at the 2014 NAB Show®, “…the world's largest electronic media show covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums…”, April 7 – 10, 2014, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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Manhattan Edit Workshop Hosts Free Open House on March 19th
Join New York’s Premier Post-Production Training Facility to Learn More About Courses in Apple, Adobe, Avid, Blackmagic and Autodesk; also Network with Industry Peers and Leaders over Food and Drinks on Wednesday, March 19th
Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, will be hosting a free Open House on Wednesday, March 19th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm, at 119 West 23rd Street in Manhattan. Attendees to the MEWShop Open House will have the opportunity to speak with MEW instructors to learn about class offerings including Final Cut Pro® X, Media Composer® 7, Premiere Pro® CC, After Effects® CC, Autodesk Smoke® and DaVinci Resolve® 10. Josh Apter, MEWShop president and founder of The Padcaster®, will also be giving a demo of the multifunctional iPad case that enables on-the-go filmmaking, showing attendees filmmaking apps available on the iPad as well as the best accessories to use with The Padcaster.
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Mirada Creates ‘Dark Horse’ World for Katy Perry’s New Music Video
News: Mirada Creates ‘Dark Horse’ World for Katy Perry’s New Music VideoKaty Perry's latest music video for the hip hop-infused #1 hit single "Dark Horse" is a bold, Egyptian-themed cinematic epic created by storytelling studio Mirada. Starring “Katy-Pätra,” the video is a larger-than-life tale that follows the legendary “Queen of Memphis” as a parade of would-be suitors vie for her heart.
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Free Infographics Effects for Final Cut Pro X
FxFactory today announces the free Data Pop download package. Data Pop Free offers four eye-catching title options: Bar Graph, Pie Chart, Ring Chart and Number Chart. All are highly customizable, giving users options such as graph colors, graph size, graph position, text colors, text styles, background colors and background opacity, depending on the choice of template.
FxFactory, developer of visual effects tools for the post-production and broadcast markets, today announced the release of a free Data Pop download package. Get four high quality infographic titles to add a professional and creative twist to any chart and graph display, now available at no cost.
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Final days for the "40 for $40 Patent Troll Awareness Bundle" at RevoStock!
In an effort to drive awareness towards the growing Patent Troll epidemic, RevoStock.com is sharing their Patent Troll lawsuit story as well as offering the "40 for $40 Patent Troll Awareness Bundle" including Stock Video Footage, After Effects templates, Music, Sound FX and Motion Templates. This collection of 40 professional media files can be used in all sorts of creative projects from websites to broadcast and film. The retail value of the collection is over $1000 and it is available for purchase until March 5th. For every 500 purchases of the bundle, RevoStock will add another premium stock media file which may then be downloaded by anyone who purchased the bundle.
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FxFactory: Movie Color Plugin Release for FCP, Premiere Pro, AE & Motion
FxFactory introduces Sheffield Softworks Movie Color, now available for Final Cut Pro 7 and X, Motion, Premiere Pro and After Effects. Easily apply beautifully stylized, cinematic looks to your footage with Movie Color. With over 50 presets and the ability to design and save your own, Movie Color offers a full realm of customizable options for the perfect photo colorization every time.
FxFactory, developer of visual effects tools for the post-production and broadcast markets, introduces Sheffield Softworks Movie Color, now available for Final Cut Pro 7 and X, Motion, Premiere Pro and After Effects. Easily apply beautifully stylized, cinematic looks to your footage with Movie Color. With over 50 presets and the ability to design and save your own, Movie Color offers a full realm of customizable options for the perfect photo colorization every time.
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RE:Vision Effects announces Twixtor 6 with GPU support for Avid Media Composer, Symphony and NewsCutter.
RE:Vision Effects, acclaimed effects plug-in industry leader and makers of Academy Award winning software, announces Twixtor® 6 with GPU support for Avid® Media Composer®, Symphony® and NewsCutter®. Create highly engaging slow motion shots with Twixtor without the cost of renting a high speed camera. In order to achieve its unparalleled image quality, Twixtor synthesizes unique new frames by warping and interpolating frames of the original sequence by employing RE:Vision's proprietary tracking technology that calculates motion for each individual pixel.
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Picture This Productions Gets Confident with Bluefish444 Create 3D Ultra
News: Picture This Productions Gets Confident with Bluefish444 Create 3D UltraFounded in 1999, Phoenix-based Picture This Productions Inc. (PTP) has been providing fully equipped professional production crews to major studios, broadcast networks, national television shows, advertising agencies, and corporate clients, and is well-versed in all facets of video production, from dramatic productions, comedies, music videos, independent features, documentaries, commercials, electronic press kits, behind the scenes, multi-camera shoots, reality TV, sports and full feature stories for national news and television shows. PTP offers complete post-production editing services with state of the art equipment, and has global experience in 5K, 4K and High Definition resolution motion pictures, with services from script to screen.
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Roger Hypes the Visual Gags in Hilarious Teaser Campaign for FX’s “Chozen”
News: Roger Hypes the Visual Gags in Hilarious Teaser Campaign for FX’s “Chozen”Mixed-media production studio Roger recently lent its animation and comedic chops to a launch teaser campaign for “Chozen,” the new animated series on FX, which premiered on January 13th. Bobby Moynihan, an SNL cast member, voices the title character, a rapper who’s trying to reclaim his rightful position as the world’s best rap artist.
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Digital Juice “Brings It” With Latest Clip-Based Effects Release
All-New Drag & Drop Series 2 product line features over 400 Full HD QuickTime Video Effects
Digital Juice® announced today that it is releasing its much anticipated follow-up collection of clip-based video effects called Drag & Drop Series 2. This all-new Drag & Drop series consists of 8 unique volumes of clip-based video effects that you can combine with your video footage for dramatic effect. All effects are delivered as 1920x1080 Full HD Quicktime clips that will work with all editing and motion design software including Avid, Adobe Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas Pro, Final Cut Pro, After Effects, Apple Motion, Edius and more.
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Thinkbox Software Releases Deadline 6.1
Thinkbox Software today launched a new version of the company's production-proven high-volume data management solution, Deadline 6.1. Compatible across all platforms, the release leverages the efficient UI and flexible database backend introduced in Deadline 6 and features improved stability, enhanced housecleaning operations and faster job submission. With highly optimized functions that can perform more than 10x faster, the significant update can also be easily scaled up to support thousands of machines. Additionally, Deadline 6.1 incorporates Draft 1.1, the latest iteration of Thinkbox’s lightweight compositing and video processing plug-in designed to automate typical post-render tasks, which now includes improved OpenEXR support.
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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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FrostyGlass Effects for Final Cut Pro X Released on FxFactory
News: FrostyGlass Effects for Final Cut Pro X Released on FxFactoryFxFactory introduces FrostyGlass to its extensive family of SUGARfx plugins.
FxFactory, developer of visual effects tools for the post-production and broadcast markets, introduces FrostyGlass to its extensive family of SUGARfx plugins. A set of eight fully customizable plugins for Final Cut Pro X, FrostyGlass enhances any project by simulating the effect of glass distortions on a video. FrostyGlass freezes the competition with its easy-to-use interface and numerous controls that allow for complete customization, it is the perfect plugin for adding a unique look to your project. SUGARfx FrostyGlass is now available through FxFactory for only 49 USD.
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CineText Final Cut Pro X Titles Released on FxFactory
News: CineText Final Cut Pro X Titles Released on FxFactoryFxFactory is proud to introduce CineFlare CineText to its family of plugins.
FxFactory, developer of visual effects tools for the post-production and broadcast markets, introduces CineFlare CineText to its extensive family of plugins. Designed exclusively for use in Final Cut Pro X, CineText is the first of many highly anticipated animated title packages coming from CineFlare. Just the right tool for adding professional, animated text titles, CineText adds a burst of life to any project.
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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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TrackX Powered by mocha Brings High-End Hollywood Motion Tracking Tools to Final Cut Pro X
The latest FCP X plugin from CoreMelt powered by Imagineer Systems’ Academy Awardwinning Planar Tracking technology is now available
Imagineer Systems, creators of the Academy Award-winning mocha® Planar Tracking technology, and CoreMelt, the leading provider of advanced video plug-in effects, today announced the release of TrackX powered by mocha. The latest Apple® Final Cut Pro® X (FCP X) plug-in to come out of the strategic partnership between Imagineer Systems and CoreMelt, TrackX powered by mocha leverages the Academy Award-winning Planar Tracking technology to precisely track camera motion, objects and people for seamless visual effects and screen composites. “TrackX powered by mocha is a tremendous leap ahead in plugin innovation for Final Cut Pro X,” comments Ross Shain, chief marketing officer, Imagineer Systems. “CoreMelt has taken Imagineer’s innovative Planar Tracking engine and added a simple-to-use plug-in interface, giving Final Cut Pro X editors a powerful, yet easy-to-use set of tools to manage complex tracking projects with exacting precision. No need to leave the timeline or learn a complicated VFX program. The Final Cut user community will love the ability to create these advanced visual effects directly inside their favorite editor.”
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RE:Vision Effects announces DE:Flicker for Adobe After Effects - life just got simpler for high frame rate and timelapse capture
RE:Vision Effects, acclaimed effects plug-in industry leader and makers of Academy Award winning software, announces DE:Flicker™ for Adobe® After Effects®. DE:Flicker is designed to smooth out those annoying flicker and artifacts when shooting high frame rate or timelapse video. DE:Flicker is unique because it not only fixes flicker from artificial light sources but also fixes flicker on multiple objects, even when those objects flicker at different rates. DE:Flicker also minimizes problems when shooting directly at light sources, causing them to "breathe" and change size when shot at higher frame rates.
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ThinkB!G.LearnSmart Announces New Headquarters & Strategic Alliance with WebbMason Interactive
ThinkB!G Opens New State of the Art Technology Training Center in Columbia, MD with WebbMason Interactive for Digital Learning & Marketing solutions
ThinkB!G –a leader in Adobe technology training, eLearning and web to mobile development has relocated its headquarters in a brand new state-of the art facility in Columbia, MD – just across the street from the old location. The move signifies the vast growth of the company in delivering Certification training and eLearning/web development services. ThinkB!G is launching a new alliance with WebbMason, a leader in integrated digital marketing and print solutions. WebbMason now has a new satellite location at ThinkB!G, which gives mutual clients access to comprehensive solutions conveniently.
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All-New Premium Customizable Animation Sets for AE, Motion, Vegas & Premiere Pro
Digital Juice releases all-new Toxic Toolkit Singles for instant download
Digital Juice® announced today that it is releasing a new premium line of customizable animated graphics sets called Toxic Toolkit Singles. Each Toxic Toolkit Single contains a coordinated set of match moving animated templates and elements that make it easy to give your productions a cutting edge professional look. These matching elements include customizable text and video project segments, animated backgrounds, animated lower thirds and animated wipes (with sound effects) in full HD. Each set also includes a matching high-resolution layered photoshop file.
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All-New Animated Overlay Sets Feature Custom Entry & Exit Motions
Digital Juice releases Animated Overlay Sets, Collection 3: Glossy Finish for instant download
Digital Juice® announced today the release of Animated Overlay Sets, Collection 3: Glossy Finish. Animated Overlay Sets are collections of matching QuickTime animation files, including dynamic Entry and Exit motions for each looping animated overlay. They are perfect for adding impact to any video production. Available as an instant download, this new collection features 10 new Animated Overlay Sets that can be used in any video or motion graphics editing application.
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Price Chopper Returns To Galaxy 61 To Create A Pair of FX-Driven Holiday Spots
News: Price Chopper Returns To Galaxy 61 To Create A Pair of FX-Driven Holiday Spots
Price Chopper recently returned to Galaxy 61 to design and execute a campaign that kicked off the season with a pair of visually enticing spots designed to drive sales and position the supermarket retail chain’s brand just right for the holidays.
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Spectrum Productions Uses New Broadcast Pix Granite X Integrated Production System for SEC Football Events
News: Spectrum Productions Uses New Broadcast Pix Granite X Integrated Production System for SEC Football EventsBroadcast Pix™ today announced Spectrum Productions, an AV production and rental services company, used its new Granite™ X integrated production system to produce video presentations for the Regions Bank SEC Coaches Luncheon and SEC Legends Dinner on Dec. 6 in Atlanta. The event staging included two 11x20-foot side video screens for video playback and image magnification (I-MAG), as well as an ultra-wide 52x16-foot, two-projector blend center display positioned behind the stage, all populated exclusively through the Broadcast Pix system.
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December 2013 Brings New Creative Cloud Pro Video Releases
Creative Cloud is always evolving and ongoing updates are one of the most popular benefits for users. In a fast-changing industry, Creative Cloud members always have the latest versions of the pro video tools as soon as they are available, including feature enhancements and optimized performance.
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Imagineer Systems News: Freddie Wong and mocha
News: Imagineer Systems News: Freddie Wong and mochaFreddie Wong is many things in a new era of digital entertainment; he’s a filmmaker, actor, competitive gamer and an incredibly talented visual effects artist. He’s also the co-founder of RocketJump, a Burbank, CA-based studio famous for its YouTube channel Freddie W (RocketJump), which now boasts over 6.7 million subscribers.
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All-New Premium After Effects Templates Featuring Cutting-Edge Styles!
Digital Juice releases Toxic Templates™ for Adobe After Effects® Collection 6: Anticipation
Digital Juice®, the highly acclaimed developer of digital content for video and motion graphics artists, announced today that it is releasing Toxic Templates™ for Adobe After Effects, Collection 6: Anticipation. Toxic Templates™ are unique premium quality animated template graphics that provide After Effects users with a variety of professional finished looks, and feature multiple photo, video and editable text zones per segment. Toxic Templates can be used for everything from movie trailers, opens, segues and video montages to photo galleries and broadcast commercial spots.
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Cooking Channel's "Holiday Card" from Juniper Jones Features Network's Top Talents
News: Cooking Channel's "Holiday Card" from Juniper Jones Features Network's Top TalentsCooking Channel recently released a new promotional "Holiday Card" featuring many of its top talents, including (in order of appearance) Roger Mooking, Chuck Hughes, Gabriele Corcos, Debi Mazar, Bobby Deen, Kelsey Nixon, G. Garvin and Mo Rocca.
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ProMAX’s Platform Server Adds Cross-Platform Adobe After Effects Rendering
The only shared storage system that offers AE renders for networks serving both Windows and Mac
ProMAX Systems, the manufacturer of shared storage servers and video editing workstations, has added another significant feature set to the Platform shared storage server line. This new and unique functionality allows both Windows and Mac clients running Adobe After Effects (AE) to submit render jobs to the Platform. This capability eliminates running time-consuming renders on workstations, freeing them to get back to creative tasks. The ProMAX Platform servers are the only shared storage systems on the market that offer this cross-platform, After Effects rendering functionality.
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Imagineer Systems Brightens the 2013 Holiday Season with its Annual Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sale
An Entire Weekend to Save 50% on mocha Pro Family of Planar Tracking Solutions; Sale Includes Discounts on Upgrades, Full Purchases and Educational Pricing
Imagineer Systems today announced it is adding a bit more cheer to the 2013 Holiday Season with its annual Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sale. Imagineer’s Black Friday/Cyber Monday sale begins Friday, November 28, 2013 and runs through Monday, December 2, 2013. During this promotional weekend, users can purchase mocha Pro upgrades and full versions, or mocha Pro Academic Versions at tremendous savings of 50% off list price. All Black Friday/Cyber Monday licenses are nodelocked only and are limited to one license per customer.
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The PostMan Expedites Project Delivery with Facilis TerraBlock
News: The PostMan Expedites Project Delivery with Facilis TerraBlockFounded by Marc Savoie in 2006 with only 600 square feet of studio space and one online editing suite, The PostMan has grown to become one of Canada’s largest post production studios, with two state-of-the art facilities in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. From film and episodic TV projects to commercial work, documentaries and more, Savoie and his savvy team of creatives collaborate with clients around the world to provide exceptional audio and video post, color correction, animation, VFX and project management.
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Final Cut Pro X High-Tech Plugin Effects Available on FxFactory
News: Final Cut Pro X High-Tech Plugin Effects Available on FxFactoryBoston based Noise Industries today announces Hi-Tech Effects for FxFactory. Designed exclusively for Final Cut Pro X, Hi-Tech from Luca Visual FX features over 30 customizable effects to suit the needs of every editor. Hi-Tech enables editors to completely customize Mographs for music videos, promos, corporate videos, documentaries, television, news and more. It includes plugins for creating visually engaging holograms, displays, lower thirds, fractals and Sci-Fi motion graphics.
Noise Industries, developer of visual effects tools for the post-production and broadcast markets, today is proud to announce the release of Hi-Tech Effects for FxFactory. Designed exclusively for Final Cut Pro X, Hi-Tech from Luca Visual FX has over 30 customizable effects to suit the needs of every editor.
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Miranda to Feature Integrated Solutions at Content and Communications World 2013
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 demonstrate a range of solutions to enable facilities to establish and maintain advanced, highly efficient workflows — from acquisition to production and playout — at Content and Communications World (CCW), taking place in New York from November 13-14.
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NextComputing Unveils New High-Performance Workstation for Content Creation Professionals
Compact, mini-tower workstation offers ultimate balance of processing, storage for working unhindered with high-resolution imagery
NextComputing, a leading manufacturer of small footprint, high-performance workstations and servers, has announced the Nucleus EXP - the latest and most powerful addition yet to its Nucleus family of workstation computers. The Nucleus EXP features a mini-tower chassis housing dual Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v2 series processors, up to twenty (20) internal 2.5" hard drives or SSDs (Solid State Drives), and support for three high-end, dual-width graphics cards. These unique capabilities allow creative professionals working with high-resolution imagery such as 4K and 6K video to work fluidly in real time, freeing them from restrictive and time-consuming workflows.
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MAXON Announces Tighter Integration And Performance Enhancements To The CINEWARE “Live 3D Pipeline" In The Latest Version Of Adobe After Effects CC
Many Feature Improvements in MAXON CINEMA 4D R15 Are Also Available in After Effects CC for Exceptional 3D Motion Graphics and VFX Workflow
MAXON, the leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions, today announced upgrades to MAXON CINEWARE, now available in the latest version of Adobe After Effects CC. The enhancements symbolize the ongoing strategic relationship between MAXON and Adobe to deliver improved integration and performance between MAXON’s powerful 3D application, CINEMA 4D, and Adobe’s industry leading software.
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Major Updates to Adobe Video Apps Now Available
Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced the immediate availability of major new updates to the video apps in Adobe Creative Cloud, including new capabilities in Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Adobe After Effects CC, Adobe SpeedGrade CC, Adobe Prelude CC, Adobe Media Encoder CC and Adobe Story CC Plus.
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Blackmagic Design Announces UltraStudio 4K with Thunderbolt™ 2 Technology
News: Blackmagic Design Announces UltraStudio 4K with Thunderbolt™ 2 TechnologyBlackmagic Design today announced a new model of UltraStudio 4K, the world's first video solution to include super fast Thunderbolt 2 technology. The new UltraStudio 4K replaces the previous model and is available now from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide for only US$995.
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MAXON Showcases CINEMA 4D Toolset at Leading Animation, VFX and Game Industry Events Throughout November
During the month of November MAXON, the leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions, will be participating at industry events in North America that offer artists and developers opportunities to learn about its powerful 3D software solutions -- CINEMA 4D, CINEWARE andBodyPaint 3D -- revered for spectacular image quality and an intuitive, easy-to-use interface that puts professional results within reach of artists at all levels of CGI experience.
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MacVideo Promo Offers Free Boris Plug-In for a Limited Time
News: MacVideo Promo Offers Free Boris Plug-In for a Limited TimeMacVideo Promo, an etailer specializing in apps, plug-ins, templates, and training for Mac video enthusiasts, today announced that it will be offering the Boris Continuum Textures Unit plug-in for free through November 30, 2013. The regular price of the Boris Continuum Textures Unit is $199 USD. The plug-in is available for Apple Final Cut Pro, Apple Motion, Adobe Premiere Pro, and Adobe After Effects.
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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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Digital Juice Delivers A Little Magic With Latest Clip-Based Effects Collection
News: Digital Juice Delivers A Little Magic With Latest Clip-Based Effects CollectionAll-New Matte Magic product line features easy-to-use Full HD QuickTime black & white animated mattes
Digital Juice® announced today that it is releasing a new product line called Matte Magic that features 10 unique volumes of black & white animated mattes designed by video editors for video editors. All effects are Quicktime clips that will work with all editing and motion design software including Avid, Adobe Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas Pro, Final Cut Pro After Effects, Apple Motion and more.
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Final Cut Pro X Plugin PopOut Released by FxFactory
News: Final Cut Pro X Plugin PopOut Released by FxFactoryNoise Industries, developer of visual effects tools for the post-production and broadcast markets, has recently released their newest product, PopOut from Cineflare. PopOut is the perfect solution for creating a 3D environment for images, text, logos, screen shots, and more, without having to upload a project to Motion or After Effects. Created exclusively for Final Cut Pro X, Pop Out allows editors to add up to five layers of elements using drop zones.
Noise Industries, developer of visual effects tools for the post-production and broadcast markets, has recently released their newest product, PopOut from Cineflare. PopOut is the perfect solution for creating a 3D environment for images, text, logos, screen shots, and more, without having to upload a project to Motion or After Effects. Created exclusively for Final Cut Pro X, Pop Out allows editors to add up to five layers of elements using drop zones. The plugin also includes a feature where users can customize the 3D space of each individual element in the project, and the camera will automatically create the correct perspective.
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Miranda to Demonstrate Robust Range at CAPER 2013 in Buenos Aires
Stand: C10 (SVC) — 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 feature the strength and depth of its range of broadcast solutions at CAPER 2013 taking place in Buenos Aires October 23-25.
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iZotope Releases Nectar 2 Production Suite
Flawless vocal production is just a click away
iZotope Inc., a leading audio technology company, has released Nectar® 2 Production Suite. Designed specifically for voice, Nectar 2 harnesses the power of iZotope’s award-winning vocal technologies to quickly and easily treat your voice to sweet results. Whether you're tracking or mixing, Nectar 2 is designed to deliver professional vocals fast.
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How NVIDIA GPUs Helped Create Linkin Park's Virtual World
News: How NVIDIA GPUs Helped Create Linkin Park's Virtual WorldA virtual world. A virtual band. Linkin Park’s latest music video – for "A Light That Never Comes," collaboration with electro-house DJ Steve Aoki – puts viewers in an intricate cyberpunk landscape where everything, including the band, are rendered digitally.
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MAXON Announces CINEMA 4D Learning Opportunities at Industry Events Throughout October
MAXON, the leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions, is pleased to announce the company’s participation at the following user group meetings and conferences around the U.S. to provide creative professionals with the resources and latest technology trends to broaden understanding of its CINEMA 4D software solutions and unleash creativity.
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Creative Editorial House KIND Launches in New York
KIND, a new creative editorial boutique, has opened in New York's Union Square district. Led by two veteran editors, Executive Producer Wendy Rosen and Senior Editor Jeremy Baumann, the shop is servicing all types of editorial projects, from short form to long form, including spots, music videos, TV, and webisodes.
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MAXON To Sponsor Half Rez 2013 For Chicago-Area 3D And 2D Artists
Evening of Learning and ‘Fun’ Presented by Greyscalegorilla and Chicago C4D
MAXON, the leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions, is pleased to sponsor this year’s Half Rez 2013 , presented by Greyscalegorilla and Chicago C4D, and hosted by Internet-phenom Nick Campbell.
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New Startup Disrupts Motion Graphics Industry With Unique Subscription Service
Motion Array has forged a new path in the motion graphics industry with its unique and affordable subscription service for premium After Effects templates as well as stock video, graphic elements, and Cinema 4D templates.
In years past, only large companies with larger creative budgets could afford to hire top notch design studios for their presentation and promotional needs. But the rise of the internet has allowed a new breed of design studio to emerge. Motion Array has forged a new path in the motion graphics industry with its unique and affordable subscription service for premium After Effects templates as well as stock video, graphic elements, and Cinema 4D templates.
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FxFactory Now Offering Steep Discounts Storewide For a Limited Time Only
Stock up on plugins from FxFactory, the largest collection of plugins for Final Cut Pro, Motion, After Effects and Premiere Pro, all available at 20% off from October 1st through 8th
Noise Industries, developer of visual effects tools for the post-production and broadcast markets, today announced a storewide sale on all FxFactory plugins. From October 1st through 8th, all products will be available at 20% off their regular retail price, no coupon necessary. FxFactory offers best-in-class plugins for titling, color grading, keying, stylization, transitions, lower thirds, and much more, and has been named "the de facto standard for software developers writing creative plugins for enhancing FCP X, FCP 7, Motion, Premiere Pro, and After Effects" by MacLife (http://bit.ly/FxFactoryMacLife) and a "gateway to goodies" by Dare Dreamer Magazine (http://bit.ly/FxFactoryDare.) Download FxFactory for free today to browse through hundreds of available plugins already being used by creatives worldwide (http://www.noiseindustries.com/fxfactory/.)
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MAXON Announces Presence at After Effects World Conference, September 27 – 29, Seattle
Focused Conference Content To Examine New Live 3D Pipeline Between CINEMA 4D and After Effects and Provide Opportunities To Improve 3D Skills
MAXON, leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions, is excited to announce its participation at the Adobe® After Effects® World Conference taking place September 27-29, in Seattle. Organized for the first time, the conference features cutting-edge training sessions designed to elevate proficiency and creativity in Adobe After Effects in a personalized and focused learning setting.
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Workflow Situation Far More Lucid for Cape Town Production Company After Installing Small Tree Shared Storage System
Titanium 8 System Provides Robust Solution to Meet LucidState’s Needs
Being in demand is a great problem to have for any company. For LucidState, a full-service production company in Cape Town, greater demand meant identifying a solution to multiple video editors needing simultaneous access to large – and network crippling – media files. With an eye on performance and cost, LucidState installed Small Tree’s GraniteSTOR Titanium8 Ethernet-based shared storage system to alleviate bandwidth and workflow concerns.
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FilmConvert for Adobe Plugins Adds Color Corrector, Hardware Acceleration
News: FilmConvert for Adobe Plugins Adds Color Corrector, Hardware AccelerationToday FilmConvert releases a major update to it's Film Emulation plugins for Adobe After Effects and Premiere.
Included in the release is an upgrade of the rendering engine, which can now utilize hardware acceleration on the video card GPU. This is a major speed improvement and allows the FilmConvert plugin to run realtime in Adobe Premiere on HD footage.
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Steps Plugin Released Exclusively for Final Cut Pro X
News: Steps Plugin Released Exclusively for Final Cut Pro XNoise Industries, developer of visual effects tools for the post-production and broadcast markets, introduces Ripple Training Steps to its plugin platform FxFactory. Ripple Steps, is designed exclusively for use in Final Cut Pro® X, includes 12 unique and attractive transition effects to show steps in a process.
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iZotope Announces Nectar® 2
Treat Your Voice to the Next Iteration of Nectar in October 2013
iZotope Inc., a leading audio technology company, has announced the next version of iZotope’s award-winning vocal processing technology, Nectar. Coming in October 2013, Nectar 2 will bring the best of digital innovation and analog character into a complete set of tools specifically for voice.
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Matrox Mojito 4K Now Shipping Worldwide
News: Matrox Mojito 4K Now Shipping Worldwide4K video monitoring card for Adobe Creative Cloud to be featured at IBC2013
At IBC2013 (Amsterdam, Sept. 13-17, stand 7.B29), Matrox® Video will feature the new Matrox Mojito™ 4K quad 3G-SDI, 4K video monitoring card for use with Adobe® Creative Cloud™ professional video editing tools 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). It is a single ¾-length PCIe card with five full-size BNC connectors directly on the card bracket.
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All-New Premium Animation Templates A Perfect Match For Awards & Ceremonies
Digital Juice Releases Toxic Themes for Adobe After Effects® Collection 02: Awards & Ceremonies
Digital Juice®, the highly acclaimed developer of digital content for video and motion graphics artists announced today that it is releasing Toxic Themes™ for Adobe After Effects Collection 02: Awards & Ceremonies. Toxic Themes™ are unique high-quality animated template graphic sets that provide After Effects users with a variety of professional themed looks. The customizable animation projects and templates in this second volume feature multiple photo, video and editable text zones per segment and have been expertly crafted to suit a variety of projects ranging from company, industry and peer recognition ceremonies, to individual and team achievement awards and more.
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IBC2013: Vizrt To Demo Adobe Integration For Efficient Video Editing And Production Workflows
At the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC)— held from September 12-17 in the RAI convention center in Amsterdam—Vizrt and Adobe® will demonstrate seamless integration between their products, enabling more streamlined and efficient video editing and production workflows. Vizrt and Adobe will conduct a live product demonstration at Vizrt’s IBC booth (Hall 7, Stand A10) on Monday, September 16, from 5:00 pm-6:00 pm.
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LookLabs™ Announces a Licensing and Development Agreement with Adobe
SpeedLooks technology allows SpeedGrade CC users to create the look of a big budget feature film shot on a wide range of modern digital cinema cameras.
LookLabs™ is pleased to announce a licensing and development agreement with Adobe. As part of this agreement, SpeedLooks, LookLabs’ proprietary color grading preset software, will now be available within SpeedGrade® CC – part of Adobe® Creative Cloud™ - and fully compatible with Adobe Premiere® Pro CC, Photoshop® CC and After Effects® CC, SpeedLooks helps SpeedGrade CC users to produce beautiful results with material shot on a wide range of modern digital cinema cameras. SpeedLooks will be included in Creative Cloud membership at no additional cost.
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Miranda Debuts iTX IP Simulcast Output at IBC 2013
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 introduce its new IP Simulcast Output functionality for iTX at IBC 2013.
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Dalet Features Dalet Xtend for Adobe Premiere Pro CC at IBC2013 and Announces Future Support for Adobe Anywhere for Video
Xtend’s advanced integration improves collaboration and accelerates production
Dalet Digital Media Systems, a leading provider of Media Asset Management (MAM) solutions to broadcasters and content producers, will feature the latest release of theDalet Xtend module for Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC software during IBC2013 at RAI Centre in Amsterdam from September 13-17, 2013 (Dalet stand 8.B77). The Dalet Xtend module provides true workflow collaboration by enabling Dalet and Adobe users to work together on the same content. In addition, Xtend provides exceptional metadata handling, including bi-directional inheritance of rights information and genealogy to eliminate repetitive data entries and to facilitate production and multiplatform distribution. Hands-on demonstrations will show how Dalet’s easy-to-use panel interface for Adobe Premiere Pro CC facilitates production with Dalet’s flexible MAM solutions for News, Sports, Program Prep and Archiving workflows. Dalet and Adobe will also make a special joint presentation illustrating the benefits of this shared Dalet/Adobe production environment on Sunday, 15 September at 16:00 on the Dalet stand.
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LightGrid Script and Demo Tutorial Part TWO with New FeatureLightGrid Script and Demo Tutorial Part TWO with New Feature
LightGrid Script creator Brian Charles demonstrates his newly modified After Effects script for rigging lights in grids and circles. The modified script with the new feature, which adds the ability to enable individual light colors through a checkbox in the effect control panel, is available as a free download in the Project Files folder.
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LightGrid Script creator Brian Charles demonstrates his After Effects script for rigging lights in grids and circles. The script is available as a free download in the Project Files folder.
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Video production company wins clients with outstanding time-lapse photography and videos developed using Adobe Creative Cloud Over the course of 12 years, Drew Geraci’s has gone from being a photographer’s mate on a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier to a sought-after time-lapse photographer and videographer. After leaving the U.S. Navy, Geraci...
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Top-flight videos fuel the JetBlue brand
Airline’s in-house video team uses Adobe Creative Cloud to tell stories that engage and inspire crewmembers and customers JetBlue Airways began flying in 2000 with a promise “to bring humanity back to air travel.” That commitment is the backbone of the airline’s external brand, as well as its internal culture;...
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Once in a lifetime experience in Brazil
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Adobe After Effects Techniques: Animation Lip Sync PART TWO
In this second part of a two-part tutorial on character animation lip-sync techniques, Andrew Devis shows how to build a simple rig to speed up your animation. Building on the basics of the first tutorial Andrew goes on to show how to set up the rig.
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Adobe After Effects Techniques: Animation Lip Sync PART ONE
In the first part of this two-part tutorial, Andrew Devis shows the basics of a character animation lip-sync technique in After Effects that uses time remapping to select which mouth shape to use at any time.
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