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Discover Boris Continuum Complete 9 at IBC 2014
News: Discover Boris Continuum Complete 9 at IBC 2014Boris FX, the leading developer of integrated VFX and workflow technology for video and film, will be demonstrating the newest version of its flagship Boris Continuum Complete (BCC) 9 at IBC 2014, Booth #7.G43.
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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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International Cinematographers Guild Selects 18th Annual Emerging Cinematographer Awardees
The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) has named eight honorees and two honorable mentions for its 18th annual Emerging Cinematographer Awards (ECA). The ten short films will be premiered at the Directors Guild of America Theater in Los Angeles on September 28. A New York premiere will follow on October 26 at the School of Visual Arts.
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Michael Kahn, A.C.E., Headlines Manhattan Edit Workshop’s Distinguished Sight, Sound & Story Event This June; HP and Intel® Join as Panel Sponsors
Academy Award®-Winning Editor Michael Kahn, A.C.E., joins Bobbie O’Steen to Discuss His Illustrious Filmmaking Career In The Premier Panel, Sponsored by HP and Intel®
Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, has announced exciting new updates to its annual "Sight, Sound & Story" event, which returns to Manhattan on June 14, 2014. Headlining the one-day event is Academy Award®-winning editor Michael Kahn, A.C.E., who will join author and film historian Bobbie O’Steen for the premier panel, “Inside the Cutting Room with Bobbie O’Steen.” Sponsored by HP and Intel®, this in-depth session will explore Michael’s legendary and eclectic career – from his early work in television through his 34-year collaboration with director Steven Spielberg.
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Digital Arts Showcases 4K With Bluefish444, Assimilate & Christie
Located in the heart of New York City, Digital Arts provides ultra-modern picture and audio finishing services for feature and high-end TV productions within a 12,000sq/ft facility. The company was established by Axel Ericson, a technology pioneer who has over 25 years of experience in composing, sound design and mixing, producing, color grading and finishing. During his career Ericson has received numerous accolades - MTV, Emmy, Promax/BDA and Monitor awards, and a Grammy nomination. Under his auspices, Digital Arts created one of NYC's first HD infrastructures and became the finishing house for major TV brands including National Geographic, A&E, ABC, Disney, History Channel and many more.
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Legends of Storytelling Gather Once Again in Manhattan for the Filmmaking Event of the Year: "Sight, Sound & Story"
Three-time Academy Award-Winner Michael Kahn Joins This Year’s Lineup of Celebrated Artists, Editors and Filmmakers
Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, today announced the all-star list of guest speakers and panelists for its special one-day event, "Sight, Sound & Story," held on June 14, 2014 at the French Institute in mid-town Manhattan. “Sight, Sound & Story" is one of the few events that brings together the community to celebrate the art of post-production.
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Panasonic Announces Apple ProRes Codec Support For Varicam 35 4K Camera/Recorder
Strategic Alliance with Codex Digital to Develop High-Speed Uncompressed V-RAW Recorder for VariCam35 Also Disclosed
Panasonic today revealed updates to its new VariCam 35 4K camera/recorder, including Apple ProRes 4444 and ProRes HQ* support for HD recording, as well as a strategic product development alliance with Codex Digital to deliver a high-speed 4K uncompressed RAW recorder for the VariCam 35 camera.
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Studio Network Solutions (SNS) Announces OS and Hardware Updates to Industry Leading EVO Shared Storage NAS+SAN System
News: Studio Network Solutions (SNS) Announces OS and Hardware Updates to Industry Leading EVO Shared Storage NAS+SAN SystemEVO v5.6 Introduces New Features Including Dropbox Integration and Enhanced Asset Management Functionality
Studio Network Solutions (SNS), manufacturer of shared storage solutions for film, video, VFX, graphic animation and audio workgroups, today announced an all new version of its EVO Shared Storage Server, version 5.6. The latest version includes new project, workflow, and asset management functionality plus more performance and scalability for production teams of any size.
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BLUEFISH444 Announces Windows & Mac OSX 4K/2K SDI Preview for Assimilate Scratch & Scratch LAB V8
Windows 4K 60p & Mac OSX 2K 12-bit SDI Preview for DI workflows
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry's highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards, announced that it has developed Windows 4K and Mac OSX 2K SDI preview for ASSIMILATE SCRATCH® and SCRATCH Lab® V8.
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MEWShop Announces New Mac OS X Mavericks Support Essentials Workshop
Learn How to Effectively Navigate OS X While Discovering the Secret Tips and Tricks of the Trade; Receive Preparation and Training Needed to Become Apple Certified
Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, recently announced the new Mac OS X Mavericks Support Essentials workshop. Ideal for personnel using Mac products and those looking to more effectively navigate their way around the OS X Mavericks systems, this three-day course provides an in-depth exploration of troubleshooting on OS S Mavericks. It is designed to give students a tour of the breadth and depth of OS X Mavericks as well as the best methods for effectively supporting users of OS X Mavericks systems. A combination of lectures and hands-on exercises, the workshop is specifically designed to provide real-world experience and learning.
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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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ASSIMILATE Licenses ProRes for SCRATCH Encoding on Microsoft Windows
ASSIMILATE Announced Today New v8 Versions of its SCRATCH and SCRATCH Lab Software to Allow Encoding of Apple ProRes Files on Microsoft Windows 7/8-based PCs. The SCRATCH Data-Centric DI System is the Most Comprehensive, End-to-End Cinema and Broadcast Imaging Tool. Artists On-Set or in Post Production Can Now Use Both the OS X and Windows Versions Of The Software, and are Guaranteed the Highest Possible Quality and Encoding Speeds on Each Platform.
ASSIMILATE, the industry's leading provider of DI and dailies digital workflow tools, announced today new v8 versions of its popular SCRATCH® and SCRATCH Lab® software, allowing users to encode Apple ProRes files on Microsoft Windows 7/8-based PCs. Customers can now use both the OS X and Windows versions of the software, and artists either on-set or in post-production are guaranteed the highest possible quality and encoding speeds on each platform. SCRATCH and SCRATCH Lab v8 (including ProRes encoding for Windows 7/8) are available immediately.
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The Studio-B&H Showcases Bluefish444 4K Workflow Solutions at NAB 2014
Assimilate SCRATCH 8 & Adobe Premiere 4K SDI display via Bluefish444 Epoch | 4K Supernova
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry's highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards, is pleased to announce that The Studio-B&H is demonstrating Bluefish444 Epoch | 4K Supernova workflows supporting Adobe Premiere & Assimilate SCRATCH 8 at the NAB Show in Las Vegas April 7th - 10th 2014.
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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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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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Explore the Art and Technique of Master Editors in Manhattan Edit Workshop’s New Class: “Making the Cut” With Bobbie O’Steen
Become a better editor and storyteller; analyze scenes from iconic movies with acclaimed writer and film historian Bobbie O’Steen
Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, will launch a brand new film analysis class in 2014. Lead by renowned film historian and author Bobbie O’Steen, “Making the Cut” will explore the editor’s endgame decisions from inside the cutting room. Course content will be based in part on material from O’Steen’s popular books (Cut to the Chase, The Invisible Cut) and her Inside the Cutting Room event series. “I'm thrilled to be teaching a class where I dig deep into the work of master editors and, by explaining their choices, help my students become better editors and storytellers themselves,” says O’Steen.
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Versatile Distribution Services Welcomes Herb Ricco to Broadcast Sales Team
Versatile Distribution Services, a division of Versatile Communications, Inc., today announced that Herb Ricco has joined its sales team as an account manager serving the Avid, Adobe, Assimilate and Grass Valley reseller network. Always ahead of the curve on industry trends and new and emerging technologies, Ricco has poised himself to better position Versatile Distribution Services as the go-to distributor for turnkey broadcast and post-production solutions (Avid 7, Adobe Creative Cloud, EDIUS Pro, & SCRATCH) powered by Hewlett Packard (HP) platforms. “At Versatile Distribution Services, our sales team is touted as a highly knowledgeable group of individuals, each of whom provides a seamless experience for the Avid, Adobe, Assimilate and Grass Valley reseller community,” comments Jason Quast, managing director, broadcast, Versatile Distribution Services. “Herb Ricco is an ideal fit for this team. With an impressive track record, Ricco has consistently contributed to both improved productivity and profitability through leadership, as well as proved to have a sound understanding of client needs. We are confident he will be an invaluable addition to our team.”
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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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Manhattan Edit Workshop Announces Production and Post-Production Conference Sessions at the Content and Communications World Expo
Power sessions include The Evolution of Digital Cameras, NLE Wars, and Blackmagic from Camera to Color, lead by superstar guest speakers Evan Schechtman , Jem Schofield (theC47), David Bigelow (GMatter) and more
Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), manufacturer, authorized training provider and conference promoter for the creative community, today announced the MEWShop Production and Post-Production Conference Sessions for the upcoming Content and Communications World (CCW) Expo held on November 13th and 14th at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. Part of the CCW 2013 Conference Tracks (http://ccwexpo.com/sessions_byTrack.asp), the MEWShop Production and Post-Production Conference Sessions are presented by leading filmmakers and industry experts, including @radical.media CTO and Outpost Digital President Evan Schechtman, theC47 founder Jem Schofield, shooter/editor David Bigelow of GMatter, and Ned Soltz of Digital Video. These and more creative professionals will discuss and debate emerging technologies and the impact they have in the world of production and post.
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Visual Effects Masterminds Behind “Hugo,” “Avatar” and “The Adjustment Bureau” Join Manhattan Edit Workshop for From the Cutting Room
Celebrated visual effects artists Rob Legato and Mark Russell headline MEWshop’s next installment of the popular speaker series, to be held on November 21st
Manhattan Edit Workshop, the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, announced today the return of popular series, "From the Cutting Room". The upcoming industry event, which is slated for Thursday, November 21st, will feature Rob Legato ("Hugo," "Avatar," "Shutter Island") and Mark Russell ("The Adjustment Bureau," "Doubt," "Minority Report"). The celebrated VFX duo, currently at work on the upcoming Scorsese film, "Wolf of Wall Street," starring Leonardo DiCaprio, will give attendees a behind-the-scenes look at the techniques behind creating stunning visual effects and discuss how they take full advantage of the performance and reliability of HP Z Workstations powered by Intel® Xeon® processors. The evening event, moderated by MEWShop’s Josh Apter, will take place at the famed French Institute on November 21st at 7pm.
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Bluefish444 and Netstor Provide the Perfect Solution Enabling Thunderbolt Connected Computers to Access High-Quality Video I/O
News: Bluefish444 and Netstor Provide the Perfect Solution Enabling Thunderbolt Connected Computers to Access High-Quality Video I/OBluefish444 and Netstor Technology are happy to announce the full compatibility between Bluefish video cards including Create|3D Ultra, Create|3D, Create|HD, Epoch|4K Supernova & Supernova S+ with Netstor's Thunderbolt™ PCIe expansion series NA211TB and NA211TB-LD. Through a single Thunderbolt™ connection, high-performance video I/O processing is effortlessly enabled to any Thunderbolt™ capable Mac or PC by the seamless integration between Bluefish444 video cards and Netstor Thunderbolt™ PCIe expansion chassis.
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Manhattan Edit Workshop Moves to Flatiron; New State-of-the-Art Training Center Opens on 23rd Street
News: Manhattan Edit Workshop Moves to Flatiron; New State-of-the-Art Training Center Opens on 23rd Street
Manhattan Edit Workshop, the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, has completed renovations and begun hosting classes in the company’s ultra-modern training and event space. The contemporary 2500-square foot location features two high-tech training rooms equipped with the very latest in media production and post-production technology as well as a spacious artist-in-residence space custom-tailored for MEW’s signature Six Week Intensive Course and monthly tech talks.
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International Cinematographers Guild Names Special Awards Winners
Presentation at ASC Clubhouse, Sept. 27
Four major Hollywood corporations will be presenting awards at a special luncheon organized by the International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) at the American Society of Cinematographers Clubhouse in Hollywood on Friday, September 27 as part of the celebrations of the Guild's 17th annual Emerging Cinematographer Awards (ECA).
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Utah Valley University Students Get Digital with Facilis TerraBlock
News: Utah Valley University Students Get Digital with Facilis TerraBlockFor graduates seeking jobs in media and entertainment production, competition is fierce. Utah Valley University’s (UVU) Digital Media Program strives to provide students with hands-on training and field experience that will give them a competitive edge upon entering the industry after graduation. Offering tracks in Audio Production, Cinema/TV Production, Gaming and Animation, IT and more, UVU’s four-year program lays the foundation for a successful career in any digital media discipline.
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Bluefish444 Introduces Epoch | 4K Supernova S+ Multi-Channel BI –Directional Uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI Video Card At IBC 2013
Applications include 4K workflows, digital intermediary, digital content creation, video servers, encoding, decoding & streaming of MPEG and H.264, live and non-live CG supporting Windows, Linux and Mac OSX operating systems
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards, introduced and announced the immediate availability of the Epoch | 4K Supernova S+ video card at IBC 2013.
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From Editor to Preditor: Mastering the Post Production Workflow From Conception to Creation
The first and only class of its kind, Preditor from Manhattan Edit Workshop begins September 17th
Manhattan Edit Workshop, the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, recently announced its brand new class, From Editor to Preditor (read more), which will premiere on Tuesday, September 17th. The first and only class of its kind, editors will learn the skills they need to become post-producers, and ultimately, “preditors.” The highly anticipated workshop, taught by Emmy Award-winning television producer Mark King, who has produced work for networks including ABC, HBO and ESPN, has a limited number of seats available, providing students with a more hands-on, guided learning experience.
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Hone Your Film Production Skills at Manhattan Edit Workshop’s Digital Cinema Bootcamp
Work with the latest camera technology and learn best practice shooting techniques at MEWshop’s hottest class in digital filmmaking
Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, announced today that registration is now open for its most popular workshop, the Digital Cinema Bootcamp. Held on September 7th and 8th and taught by master filmmakers and technologists, Josh Apter (founder Manhattan Edit Workshop) and Jem Schofield (founder theC47), the Digital Cinema Bootcamp is a hands-on intensive workshop featuring the very latest in digital cinema gear from Canon and Digital Bolex. In addition to learning the ins and outs of the latest camera technology, Apter and Schofield will share shooting techniques and helpful tricks as well as discuss the infinite accessories and best practices for using cutting edge digital cinema filmmaking tools.
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Manhattan Edit Workshop Adds DaVinci Resolve 10 Workshops to the Fall Lineup
News: Manhattan Edit Workshop Adds DaVinci Resolve 10 Workshops to the Fall Lineup
Grade like a pro with the latest version of DaVinci Resolve; August and September workshops taught by ICA co-founder Warren Eagles
Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, has just announced new dates for DaVinci Resolve workshops, which will be taught by Warren Eagles, professional color grader and co-founder of the International Colorist Academy (ICA). Touted as the color grading system of choice for many of Hollywood’s blockbuster production studios, DaVinci Resolve 10 was announced earlier this year to much excitement over its expanded set of editing functionalities among many other upgrades.
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Sony Professional Solutions Latin America offers a license of ASSIMILATE SCRATCH Lab with purchase of Sony F5/F55/F65 Digital Cinema Cameras
Sony Professional Solutions Latin America (PSLA) announced today that it is offering a FREE license of ASSIMILATE’s award-winning SCRATCH Lab Advanced Dailies software to their customers who purchase a high-end F5 and F55 CineAlta camera, together with the AXS-R5 Raw Recorder. The offer will also applies to buyers of Sony’s F65 camera. The license of SCRATCH Lab is fully functional, and offers users a powerful, widely adopted software solution to process and manage large amounts of data, color-correct, sync audio and transcode the stunning images from the entire range of Sony CineAlta cameras. Each customer will have access to one (1) license of SCRATCH Lab software free of charge through ASSIMILATE. Contact your local Sony PSLA Representative for the availability of this offer.
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Katabatic Digital Finishes “Saturday Night Live” Digital Shorts With ASSIMILATE Scratch And Bluefish444 HD-SDI Preview
News: Katabatic Digital Finishes “Saturday Night Live” Digital Shorts With ASSIMILATE Scratch And Bluefish444 HD-SDI PreviewFounded in 2008 Katabatic Digital, a full-service post production company specializing in high end digital cinema workflows for the broadcast entertainment and advertising market, has lived at the forefront of the digital cinema revolution, matching the demand for cutting-edge creative work that could take advantage of the new production techniques and post-production tools to create outstanding moving images.
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Digital Arts Trailblazes New Age Of Digital Audio And Picture Post Production In New York City
News: Digital Arts Trailblazes New Age Of Digital Audio And Picture Post Production In New York CityIn anticipation of the mass adoption of 4K/Ultra High Definition (UHD) technology worldwide, New York’s Digital Arts is blazing a trail in the feature and TV communities with the first true-4K post production facility on the East Coast. This ground-breaking advance fuses the latest 4K color grading and finishing capabilities with state-of-the-art audio technologies, in a landmark, ultra-modern, environment – unleashing new and exciting possibilities for feature and broadcast producers to create and deliver compelling 4K and UHD content.
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Sony, Technicolor, Dolby and VFX Powerhouse LOOK Effects Join “Inside The Cutting Room: Sight, Sound and Story” All-Star Lineup
Industry titans back New York’s largest post event on June 8, 2013
Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, is excited to announce growing support for its Inside The Cutting Room: Sight, Sound and Story event held on June 8, 2013 at the French Institute in the heart of Manhattan. Industry luminaries Sony Creative Software, Technicolor and Dolby recently signed on as sponsors, joining the likes of AbelCine, ACE, Adorama, AJA, Art of the Guillotine, Autodesk, Blackmagic Design, Boris FX, CCW, Digieffects, EditShare, DV Expo East, HP, IFP, Imagineer Systems, MoPictive, MPSE, Noise Industries, NY Editors Collective, NYWIFT, ProductionHUB and Tekserve.
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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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Bavaria Film GmbH Purchases ASSIMILATE SCRATCH Site License
News: Bavaria Film GmbH Purchases ASSIMILATE SCRATCH Site LicenseSCRATCH Site License Significantly Enhances Efficiency, Productivity and Creativity
ASSIMILATE®, a leading global provider of dailies and post-production tools for digital cinema and broadcast workflows, today announced that one of Europe’s largest production houses, Bavaria Film and D-Facto Motion, the creative house of Bavaria Film, have purchased a company-wide site license for ASSIMILATE’s SCRATCH® finishing software and SCRATCH Lab®, its advanced production dailies and VFX tool.
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Sherif Sadek, Director of Award-Winning" From Queens to Cairo", Heads to Madrid International Film Festival
News: Sherif Sadek, Director of Award-Winning" From Queens to Cairo", Heads to Madrid International Film FestivalAkhnaton Films announced today that Sherif Sadek has been nominated as Best Director of a Short Documentary for his award winning documentary, “From Queens to Cairo” (2012), at the Madrid International Film Festival, July 1 – 6, 2013.
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DreamWorks Animation to Present Session on the Art of "The Croods" & "Turbo," While Pixomondo to Present "The Making of Oblivion" During Production Pipeline Expo;
News: DreamWorks Animation to Present Session on the Art of "The Croods" & "Turbo," While Pixomondo to Present "The Making of Oblivion" During Production Pipeline Expo;"Cinema 4" Session and Final List of Guest Speakers Also Announced
The inaugural Production Pipeline Expo, which will be held May 3-4 at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood, will showcase two special sessions. DreamWorks Animation will present a session on the Art of “The Croods” and “Turbo,” while Pixomondo will present a session about the FX work included within Universal Pictures’ hit film “Oblivion.” The announcement was made today by the expo's founder/originator Anthony Horn, most recently Director of Marketing and Development for the Visual Effects Society.
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Legends of Storytelling Gather in Manhattan for Filmmaker Event Inside The Cutting Room: Sight, Sound and Story
Registration now open for a one-day celebration of the art of filmmaking, Held at French Institute June 8
Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, revealed its all-star list of guest speakers and panelists for Inside The Cutting Room: Sight, Sound and Story, a special one-day symposium for the creative community. “Building on the momentum of many successful events focusing on film editors, it seems a natural move to celebrate all of the talent involved in the process,” says Josh Apter, founder and president of Manhattan Edit Workshop. “From sound design and visual effects to groundbreaking transmedia projects, post-production is about using all of the elements of sight, sound and story to create a truly unique experience. Anyone interested in what happens when the cameras stop rolling in the fast-evolving craft of visual storytelling is going to find something that speaks to them here.”
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Venue for "Production Pipeline Expo" May 3-4 has been Changed to Raleigh Studios in Hollywood
First Annual Event to Showcase New "Joust" Software; Latest List of Guest Speakers Announced
The venue for the first annual “Production Pipeline Expo” has been changed to RALEIGH STUDIOS,5300 Melrose Ave, Stages 10 and 14, Hollywood, CA, 90038. The two day event takes place May 3-4. The announcement was made today by Anthony Horn, Founder of the event.
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Inaugural "Production Pipeline Expo" To Launch May 3-4 at Santa Monica Airport's Barker Hanger
First Annual Visual Effects and Animation Expo to Present Expert Panels, Guest Speakers and Educational Sessions
What originally began as the “Career Fair & Technology Expos” of 2011 and 2012 has evolved into a brand new, two-day event, entitled the “Production Pipeline Expo.” This inaugural event, which will be held May 3-4 at the Barker Hanger (Santa Monica Airport,) has been designed as a full blown visual effects and animation expo, complete with expert panels, “must see” presentations, best in class educational sessions, provocative speakers, and an unprecedented level of attendee talent with an eye on new opportunities. The announcement was made today by the expo’s founder/originator Anthony Horn, most recently Director of Marketing and Development for the Visual Effects Society.
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Globalstor’s Extremestor-DI 4K To Power Bluefish444 4K Demonstration At The 2013 NAB SHOW
Globalstor® Data Corporation, a premier OEM integrator of high-performance RAID, SAN and storage/video servers, is pleased to announce that its ExtremeStor-DI 4K video storage and playback system will once again be powering Bluefish444’s (NAB Booth SL9721) powerful Epoch | 4K Supernova video processing card demonstration at this year’s NAB show.
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Globalstor’s ExtremeStor-EX10 PCIe expansion systems with integrated 10 drive RAID will power ASSIMILATE’s demo’s at this year’s NAB Show.
Globalstor® Data Corporation, a premier OEM integrator of high-performance RAID, SAN and storage/video servers, is pleased to announce that its ExtremeStor-EX10 PCIe expansion systems with integrated 10 drive RAID will power ASSIMILATE’s (NAB Booth:SL12705 ) demo’s at this year’s NAB Show.
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Versatile Distribution Services Delivers Turnkey Systems Optimized for 4K and 2K ASSIMILATE SCRATCH DI and Dailies Workflows
New Turnkeys to be Offered in North America Exclusively by CineSys-Oceana
Versatile Distribution Services (VDS), a distributor specializing in integrated solutions for the media and entertainment industry today announced the immediate availability of integrated 4K and 2K turnkey workstations featuring ASSIMILATE’s SCRATCH® Digital Intermediate software. SCRATCH enables digital cinema and broadcast artists to generate dailies, conform, color-correct, and finish within a real-time, integrated, user-friendly solution. The turnkey systems will be available exclusively in North America through CineSys-Oceana, one of the largest media and entertainment industry resellers.
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Fusion-io Unveils 1.6 TB ioFX for Workstation Applications
News: Fusion-io Unveils 1.6 TB ioFX for Workstation ApplicationsHigh Capacity ioFX Delivers Peak Performance for Professional Computer Graphics Applications including 4K Visual Effects Production, Stereoscopic 3D, Digital Intermediate, Computer Assisted Design and Video Editing
Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO) today announced that the ioFX workstation acceleration platform is now available with 1.6 TB of capacity, in addition to the original 420 GB form factor. The high capacity ioFX is ideal for video editing, computer assisted design (CAD), 4K and stereoscopic production, as well as digital intermediate (DI) finishing.
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Fusion-io to Integrate ioFX Acceleration Into HP Z Workstations
News: Fusion-io to Integrate ioFX Acceleration Into HP Z WorkstationsIndustry Leaders Enhance Application Performance in Visual Effects, Digital Content Creation and Computer Assisted Design for Demanding Creative Projects
Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO) today announced that it is collaborating with global workstation leader HP to integrate the Fusion ioFX into the award-winning HP Z820, Z620 and Z420 Workstations. The integrated solutions will offer ideal development platforms for professional artists in visual effects, upstream exploration of oil and gas, digital content creation (DCC) and computer-aided design (CAD). In addition, professionals interested in adding the Fusion ioFX to their current HP Workstation can purchase the ioFX as a custom integration component.
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Qatar Television Corrects Post-Production ‘Disconnect’ with ProductionLink For ASSIMILATE SCRATCH
News: Qatar Television Corrects Post-Production ‘Disconnect’ with ProductionLink For ASSIMILATE SCRATCHDiaQuest Products, a software development firm with a focus on the video and film industries, today announced that Qatar Television (QTV), a popular station in the Middle East, is using ProductionLink for ASSIMILATE SCRATCH® to provide a seamless connection between SCRATCH and Avid® Interplay. QTV went live with its new SCRATCH system with ProductionLink in December.
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DiaQuest ProductionLink Now Available for Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects
News: DiaQuest ProductionLink Now Available for Adobe Premiere Pro, After EffectsSoftware Plug-In Now Sold Separately or Bundled at Reduced Price
DiaQuest Products, a software development firm with a focus on the video and film industries, today announced two new versions of its ProductionLink plug-ins for Adobe® products. ProductionLink for Premiere Pro and ProductionLink for After Effects add Avid® Interplay to the list of available render formats for both programs. Once installed, ProductionLink features appear within the Adobe user interface and provide a reliable, seamless link between applications.
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DIT Station Unveils New and Improved Version of Portable On-Set Data/Playback Workstation
DIT Station Rogue4 Features Improved Performance and Versatile PCIe® Storage and I/O Integration via Sonnet Thunderbolt™ Solutions
DIT Station today introduced the DIT Station Rogue4, the newest version of the company's ultra-portable and compact on-set data management and playback workstation. The Rogue4 is faster than ever before, with Sonnet Technologies' built-in Thunderbolt™ expansion, media ingest, and storage solutions offering performance up to 900 MB/s. Sonnet and DIT Station will demonstrate the DIT Station Rogue4 in the Sonnet Technologies booth SL10924 at the 2013 NAB Show.
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GenArts Releases Sapphire 7 with scheduled debut at NAB 2013
GenArts® Inc., the global leader in specialized visual effects software, today released Sapphire 7. This new release provides users with greater control, increased speed, and an expanding arsenal of effects; empowering users to create higher quality effects in less time.
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ASSIMILATE Showcases SCRATCH 4K Workflows at NAB 2013
SCRATCH Enables Powerful 4K Workflows Without the Cost of Big Iron Systems
Event: NAB 2013
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Versatile Distribution Services Launches Integrated HP Z Workstations for the Media and Entertainment Industries
Optimized HP Turnkey Solutions for Adobe, Avid, Grass Valley, and ASSIMILATE
Versatile Distribution Services, a division of Versatile Communications, Inc., today announced that they will be providing integrated HP Z Workstations optimized for industry-leading digital media applications including Adobe Creative Suite, Avid Media Composer and Symphony, ASSIMILATE SCRATCH, and Grass Valley EDIUS. Versatile Distribution Services will also supply reseller channel partners with other broadcast and post-production solutions, including HP DreamColor Displays and Sonnet storage.
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Bluefish444 Releases OSX Installer Supporting Avid Open IO & Assimilate Scratch Software Packages
Mac OSX SDI I/O for AVID Media Composer 6.5, and Symphony 6.5; Mac OSX SDI I/O for Assimilate SCRATCH Finish and SCRATCH Lab v6.2 and v7
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards, announced that it has released an updated Apple Mac installer for its Create & Epoch video cards supporting AVID Open IO and Assimilate software running on OSX 10.8.
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Limited-Time Offer on the ASSIMILATE Store - Buy SCRATCH Lab and Get Pomfort’s LiveGrade and Blackmagic Design’s HDLink Pro Free!
News: Limited-Time Offer on the ASSIMILATE Store - Buy SCRATCH Lab and Get Pomfort’s LiveGrade and Blackmagic Design’s HDLink Pro Free!The ASSIMILATE Store™, the unique on-line marketplace to discover, trial, and purchase SCRATCH® and SCRATCH Lab®, as well as selected third-party software and hardware accessories that comprise the SCRATCH® ecosystem, is offering a special limited-time bundle of SCRATCH Lab with free LiveGrade and HDLink Pro to customers in the US for only $5,990.
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Inside The Cutting Room Kicks Off the 2013 Speaker Series With Andrew Weisblum, A.C.E.
Host Bobbie O’Steen talks with the Oscar®-nominated editor about his work on Moonrise Kingdom, Black Swan and Fantastic Mr. Fox
Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWshop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, announced today the return of its popular speaker series Inside The Cutting Room with Bobbie O’Steen. Produced by Manhattan Edit Workshop and held at the French Institute, Inside The Cutting Roombrings audiences “behind the scenes” with legends of visual storytelling. Superstar guests include Alan Heim, Carol Littleton, Stephen Rotter, Kate Sanford and Thelma Schoonmaker*. Host Bobbie O’Steen comments, "It gives me great pleasure to host this new series at the French Institute, which will celebrate the elusive art of editing and explore the crucial decisions that take place ‘inside the cutting room’.”;
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ASSIMILATE Strengthens Sales Operations in South Asia and South East Asia with Appointment of Whiteways Holdings as Exclusive Distributor
ASSIMILATE, the leading global provider of DI and dailies tools for digital cinema, episodic television, commercials and spot tools announced today the appointment of Whiteways Holdings Pte, Ltd as exclusive distributor for its SCRATCH® and SCRATCH Lab® product lines in South Asia and South East Asia. Whiteways will work with ASSIMILATE’s existing resellers and will also appoint new resellers in areas where needed. Prasenjit Sengupta, now director at Whiteways, is responsible for driving sales, and building and overseeing customer relationships in the region.
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ASSIMILATE Ships Support For a Wave of New Cameras and Formats in SCRATCH and SCRATCH Lab
Sony F5/F55, Canon C500, CinemaDNG and Dramatically Faster ARRIRAW Debayering Highlight New Release
ASSIMILATE, the leading global provider of DI and dailies tools for digital cinema, episodic television, commercials and spot workflows, announced today a significant upgrade to its SCRATCH™ and SCRATCH Lab™ software. Following quickly on the heels of its November 2012 delivery of version 7, ASSIMILATE has significantly expanded the SCRATCH arsenal for on-set and post-production professionals as they strive to push the boundaries of digital cinema, TV and commercials.
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ASSIMILATE Store Now Offers Innovative Rental Options for SCRATCH and SCRATCH Lab
News: ASSIMILATE Store Now Offers Innovative Rental Options for SCRATCH and SCRATCH LabNew Rentals Deliver Ultimate Financial Flexibility to Today’s Adaptable Workforce
ASSIMILATE, the leading global provider of DI and dailies tools for digital cinema, episodic television, commercials and spot workflows, announced today that the ASSIMILATE Store™ now provides on-set professionals and DI artists the option to rent its SCRATCH® and SCRATCH Lab® software for as little as a day, or as long as three months. These new rental options allow artists to pay for SCRATCH and Lab only when they need it – offering incredible financial flexibility as they face constantly evolving production and post-production landscapes. The ASSIMILATE Store is a unique on-line marketplace to discover, evaluate, and purchase SCRATCH, SCRATCH Lab, third-party software and selected hardware accessories.
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DiaQuest ProductionLink Now Available at ASSIMILATE Online Store
Software Plug-In Earns Positive Feedback from SCRATCH Customers
DiaQuest Products, a software development firm with a focus on the video and film industries, today announced that ProductionLink for ASSIMILATE SCRATCH, a plug-in that adds Avid® Interplay to the SCRATCH® list of available render formats, is now available at the ASSIMILATE online store. The new plug-in received positive responses when demonstrated at the ASSIMILATE SCRATCH User Group NYC meeting in October in New York, as well as the ASSIMILATE User Group LA last month in Los Angeles.
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Bluefish444 Adds 4K Software Functionality to Epoch 4K|Supernova with New Windows Installer
Free updates for Assimilate Scratch, Adobe CS6, Avid Open IO and Bluefish444 Symmetry
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards, announced that it has released a new Windows installer, v5.11.2, providing multiple free software upgrades for its Epoch | 4K Supernova card.
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ASSIMILATE Announces the Immediate Availability of the world’s first truly integrated tool for digital workflows, from Advanced Dailies to Creative DI
News: ASSIMILATE Announces the Immediate Availability of the world’s first truly integrated tool for digital workflows, from Advanced Dailies to Creative DISCRATCH and SCRATCH Lab v7 also includes ACES compliance, support for Sony F55, Cannon C500 and Blackmagic Cinema Camera
ASSIMILATE, the leading global provider of DI and dailies tools for digital cinema, episodic television, commercials and spot workflows is now shipping the next generation of its SCRATCH® and SCRATCH Lab® products. SCRATCH v7 features a powerful new suite of enhanced 3D compositing tools that integrate seamlessly into its world-class color-grading, data management and finishing system to allow far faster, more fluid and more cost-effective DI sessions, known as Creative DI.
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Imagineer Systems Ushers in the 2012 Holiday Season with its Annual Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sale
40% Discounts Available on Entire mocha Family of Planar Tracking Solutions
Imagineer Systems (http://www.imagineersystems.com) today announced it is ringing in the 2012 Holiday Season with its annual Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sale. With discounts of over 40% , Imagineer Systems invites its global community of VFX artists and post production professionals to take advantage of its newest mocha v3.1 family of Planar Tracking solutions.
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Imagineer Systems Launches mocha v3.1
New 3.1 Versions of mocha Pro and mocha AE Improve Lens Distortion Workflow; Adds New Support for ASSIMILATE SCRATCH v7 and HitFilm 2 Ultimate
Imagineer Systems (http://www.imagineersystems.com) today announced it has launched mocha v3.1, with an improved lens distortion workflow that allow users to easily analyze, calibrate and remove camera lens distortion for advanced effects compositing tasks. mocha v3.1 also includes new support for RED (R3D) files, ASSIMILATE SCRATCH 7 and HitFilm 2 Ultimate.
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Cinedeck Boosts North American Operations With Appointment of Suzette Ferguson
News: Cinedeck Boosts North American Operations With Appointment of Suzette FergusonNew signing supports customer transition to tapeless production and post
Cinedeck LLC (http://www.cinedeck.com), pioneering developer of mobile capture systems for motion picture and broadcast production, today announced the appointment of Suzette Ferguson as Senior Vice President of Sales for North America. Ferguson’s appointment comes as Cinedeck leverages recent sales successes of its Cinedeck RX and MX solid-state record, monitoring and playback systems to major broadcasters, mobile OB operators and cultural institutions. These include Nickelodeon, MTV, All Mobile Video, The Paley Center for Media, New York, and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Massachusetts, who have all integrated Cinedeck systems into their tapeless production and post production workflows.
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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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DiaQuest ProductionLink for Adobe Creative Suite Now Shipping
News: DiaQuest ProductionLink for Adobe Creative Suite Now ShippingSoftware Plug-In Adds Avid Interplay Connectivity for Seamless Integration
DiaQuest Products, a software development firm with a focus on the video and film industries, today announced that ProductionLink for Adobe Creative Suite, a plug-in for Adobe® Creative Suite® that adds Avid® Interplay to its list of available render formats, is now shipping. Available for Windows and Mac systems, ProductionLink adds the file organization and metadata capabilities of the Interplay production asset management (PAM) system to established Adobe workflows automatically.
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ASSIMILATE’s SCRATCH Powers Creative DI and Advanced Dailies Revolution with Innovative Pay-As-You-Use and Site-License Subscription Options
Innovative new programs deliver the ultimate in flexibility and productivity for DITs, DI and post-production facilities, and rental houses
ASSIMILATE, the leading provider of Creative DI and Advanced Dailies software for digital cinema, television, commercials and spot workflows, has announced a new and innovative subscription program for both its SCRATCH® and SCRATCH Lab® products. This unique program will feature two new licensing options: Pay-As You-Use and Site License.
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ASSIMILATE’s New SCRATCH Lab v7 Fuels Advanced Dailies Revolution
News: ASSIMILATE’s New SCRATCH Lab v7 Fuels Advanced Dailies RevolutionThe ultimate in shot management and dailies production, with full ACES compliance, married with powerful look creation and color correction, in one truly affordable tool
The RAI – ASSIMILATE, the leading provider of dailies and DI tools for digital cinema and broadcast workflows, has announced the next generation of its production dailies software, SCRATCH Lab® v7. In the rapidly evolving world of digital dailies, where the lines are blurring between production and post-production, SCRATCH Lab v7 empowers DITs and video engineers with the ultimate shot management and dailies workflow tool, enabling them to work at top efficiency and productivity at an amazingly affordable price.
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ASSIMILATE’s New SCRATCH v7 Ushers in New Era of Creative DI for Features, Commercials, Spots and Episodic Television
News: ASSIMILATE’s New SCRATCH v7 Ushers in New Era of Creative DI for Features, Commercials, Spots and Episodic TelevisionEnhanced creative tools, full ACES compliance, enable next-generation client-attended DI sessions; world’s first real-time digital cinema software to provide true consistency from dailies through to finishing
ASSIMILATE, the leading provider of dailies and DI tools for digital cinema and broadcast workflows, has announced the next generation of its flagship product, SCRATCH®, the industry's most comprehensive, high-performance digital cinema software. SCRATCH v7 features a powerful new suite of enhanced 3D compositing tools that integrate seamlessly into its world-class color grading, data management and finishing system to allow far faster, more fluid and more cost effective DI sessions, known as Creative DI.
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Imagineer Systems Expands Market Presence into High End Finishing and Consumer/Prosumer Markets; Announces Series of Licensing Agreements and Partnerships at IBC 2012
Strategic Partnerships with Quantel, Assimilate and FXhome Expands Global Reach of Award-Winning mocha Planar Tracking Technology
Imagineer Systems has announced a series of licensing agreements and strategic partnerships that significantly expand market presence for its flagship Planar Tracking technology into high end post production and finishing markets, as well as into consumer/prosumer content creation markets. At IBC 2012 in Amsterdam this week, Imagineer will announce strategic partnerships with Quantel, ASSIMILATE SCRATCH and FXhome - all of whom are licensing or supporting Imagineer’s Planar Tracking technology from mocha to bring its award-winning motion tracking technology into new products.
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Bluefish444 Announces Windows 4k Hd Sdi Preview & 12-Bit Hd Sdi Preview Plug-In For Assimilate’s Scratch & Scratch Lab
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards, announced that it has developed a new Windows plug-in for ASSIMILATE SCRATCH® and SCRATCH Lab®, enabling both 4K HD SDI preview and 12-bit HD SDI preview.
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ASSIMILATE and DiaQuest Turbocharge SCRATCH Integration with Avid Interplay
ProductionLink plug-in creates seamless, and user-friendly link between ASSIMILATE’s SCRATCH and Avid Interplay
ASSIMILATE, makers of the powerful, real-time SCRATCH® and SCRATCH Lab® digital intermediate and dailies workflow software for the production and post-production of feature film, episodic television, commercials and spots, and DiaQuest Products, the world's leading supplier of connectivity middleware for media production workflows, today announced the availability of ProductionLink™, a plug-in for connectivity between the recently announced ASSIMILATE SCRATCH v7 and SCRATCH Lab v7 and the Avid® Interplay™ production asset management (PAM) system.
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ASSIMILATE Store Now Offers Beauty Box Plug-In and LiveGrade Color Management Software to Enrich SCRATCH Capabilities
Powerful Facial Makeover Plug-In and Color Management Solution Speed Artist and DIT Workflows
The ASSIMILATE Store™, the unique on-line marketplace to discover, trial, and purchase SCRATCH Lab®, as well as third-party software and selected hardware accessories for the SCRATCH® end-to-end data workflow and post-production tool, now offers the Beauty Box Video OFX plug-in from Digital Anarchy and LiveGrade Color Management Solution from Pomfort.
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ASSIMILATE Announces Support for AMD FirePro Professional Graphics
ASSIMILATE, makers of the powerful, real-time SCRATCH® and SCRATCH Lab® digital intermediate and dailies workflow software for the production and post-production of feature film, episodic television, commercials and spots, today announced support for AMD (NYSE: AMD) FirePro™ W8000 and V7900 SDI professional graphics cards.
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Bluefish444 Announces 4K HD SDI Preview & 12 Bit HD SDI Preview for Assimilate SCRATCH & SCRATCH LAB
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards, announced that it has developed a new Windows plug in for ASSIMILATE SCRATCH® and SCRATCH Lab®, enabling both 4K HD SDI preview and 12 bit HD SDI preview.
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Sony Names Dan Perry Director of Digital Motion Picture Center
Hollywood Industry Veteran Brings Extensive Production Expertise And Professional Relationships to New Role
Sony is proud to announce that production industry veteran Dan Perry has been named Director of the Digital Motion Picture Center. The DMPC, as it is known in the industry, is located on Stage 7 at Sony Pictures Entertainment and is designed to provide a unique creative environment for shooting and evaluating images of the highest-quality.
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Key Code Media Announces the Formation of New Consulting and Design Division
News: Key Code Media Announces the Formation of New Consulting and Design DivisionKey Code Media announces the formation of their new Consulting and Design Division. Ed Locke will lead this division, which focuses on developing sources of competitive advantage for our clients. The team’s expertise spans engineering, IT, media workflows and financial modeling. The new Consulting and Design Division’s specialization and experience are in providing workflow automation, distribution pipelines, and solutions for effective asset management, all focused around metrics justifying the business’ investment.
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Manhattan Edit Workshop and theC47 Present: The Filmmaker's Intensive 2012
Learn the art and science of documentary film from top working professionals in the industry; Early bird special ends Monday, July 16th
Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWshop) and theC47 are excited to announce The Filmmaker’s Intensive (TFMI), an annual two-week program that takes aspiring filmmakers out of their day-to-day environments and allows them to fully immerse themselves in the art and science of making movies. This year's program is specifically designed to provide each student an intense education in non-fiction filmmaking from some of the best documentarians in the industry.
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Bluefish444 Releases Windows 3D Steroescopic HD SDI Preview Plug-In for Assimilate Scratch & Scratch Lab
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards, announced today that it has released a new Windows driver V5.11.1, enabling 3D HD-SDI preview from within ASSIMILATE SCRATCH® and SCRATCH Lab®.
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ASSIMILATE Expands Sales and Support for SCRATCH in India with DOTS Techno-Creative Solution
ASSIMLATE, a leading global provider of post-production tools for digital cinema and broadcast workflows, today announced further expansion of its sales and technical support presence in India with the appointment of reseller DOTS Techno-Creative Solution, nationwide. In response to India’s demand for high-quality file-based workflows to support its burgeoning Bollywood and broadcast markets, ASSIMILATE opened a sales and technical support division for its SCRATCH® product line in Mumbai in October 2011, and has since built a strong network of knowledgeable resellers and authorized training centers.
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ASSIMILATE Congratulates SCRATCH Artists On Festival de Cannes 2012 Entries
News: ASSIMILATE Congratulates SCRATCH Artists On Festival de Cannes 2012 EntriesSCRATCH Digital Workflow Software is Backbone of Post-Production for Multiple Cannes Festival Entries
At the 65th Festival de Cannes, May 16 - 27, 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. The Cannes Film Festival is the world’s premier showcase for independent and international filmmakers.
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Rub Shoulders with Award-Winning Editors and Industry Professionals at EditFest NY 2012
The blockbuster editing event of the year returns to New York bigger and better than ever; American Cinema Editors and Manhattan Edit Workshop invite you to learn from and network with the best in film editing.
American Cinema Editors (ACE) is excited to announce EditFest NY, the east coast version of ACE’s popular EditFest series originally launched in 2009, set to return again to the Big Apple this June for a weekend of learning, networking and fun. Co-produced by Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWshop), the must-attend industry event, held on June 8th and 9th, will feature panelists of editors including Jeffrey Ford, A.C.E. (The Avengers, Crazy Heart), Christopher Tellefsen, A.C.E. (Moneyball, Capote), and Alexander Hall (Treme, The Messenger), among many other influential creatives who will provide insight into the editing and filmmaking process.
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1 Beyond Makes On-Set High Quality Dailies a Reality with Portable Ruggedized Wrangler and SCRATCH Lab at NAB 2012
To be showcased in ASSIMILATE Booth SL13710 and 1 Beyond Booth SL7413
1 Beyond™ Inc, a leading manufacturer of digital video systems for production through to post, today announced that it will unveil the 1 Beyond Wrangler™ with ASSIMILATE SCRATCH Lab®, a new portable ruggedized multi-purpose system with full desktop power.
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ASSIMILATE Announces Support for AMD Radeon HD Graphics on MacOS X
ASSIMILATE, makers of the powerful real-time SCRATCH® and SCRATCH Lab® digital Intermediate and dailies workflow software, today announced support for AMD (NYSE: AMD) Radeon HD 5770 and 5870 graphics cards on the MacOS® X versions of these applications. AMD Radeon Graphics join NVidia Quadro graphics and AJA Kona SDI to form an extremely flexible line-up of powerful GPU and video-playback solutions for SCRATCH and Lab on MacOS X.
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Bluefish444 Announces Cross Platform 3d HD SDI Preview For Assimilate Scratch® And Scratch Lab™ For The Epoch Range Of Video Cards
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards, announced that it has collaborated with ASSIMILATE to provide Windows and MacOSX® X 3D HD SDI support for SCRATCH® and SCRATCH Lab® for its Epoch video card range.
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MAXX DIGITAL Announces Production Dailies Cart System Based on SCRATCH Lab Digital Dailies Software
MAXX DIGITAL is proud to announce that they have teamed with ASSIMILATE and offer a turnkey Production Dailies Cart System, built around SCRATCH Lab®, the industry’s most powerful end-to-end production dailies software. Designed to meet the needs of DITs and Video Engineers who produce dailies on-set for television shows, commercials and feature films, the new turnkey Cart provides image acquisition, data management, look refinement and dailies deliverables with support for all popular cameras formats such as ARRI Alexa, Sony F65, and RED Epic and Scarlet.
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Production Tool Store To Offer The Ocean Tides WaveCart Production Dailies Cart, Based on SCRATCH Lab, for On-Set Post
Production Tool Store releases their WaveCart Production Dailies Cart, based on ASSIMILATE’s Scratch Lab® software, containing the latest production dailies and color grading technology for filmmakers and on-set technicians. Its compact foldout design makes it easy to quickly deploy and begin performing real-time color grading.
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Assimilate Announces The Availabilty Of Scratch Lab Self-Paced Training On The Assimilate Store
Same curriculum offered by ASSIMILATE Authorized Training Centers is now available in comprehensive self-paced format
ASSIMILATE, the leading provider of powerful post-production tools for digital workflows, announced today that it is offering a comprehensive, self-paced training course for its industry-leading SCRATCH Lab® production dailies software. The new SCRATCH Lab course is designed to introduce DITs and Video Engineers to all the features of the software as well as train them on using Lab for the entire production dailies workflow.
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Sony Professional Solutions to Open Digital Motion Picture Center at Sony Pictures Studios
Industry-wide Resource for Training and Education will Support Transition to Digital Workflows for Filmmakers
Sony’s Professional Solutions of America group (PSA) unveiled its Digital Motion Picture Center (DMPC) on Stage 7 last night at Sony Pictures Studios. Officially opening May 1, the Center will offer hands-on training for directors, cinematographers and other professionals in the film and television production industries on the use of Sony’s groundbreaking F65 CineAlta™ digital motion picture camera and the production workflows supporting this new, state-of-the art digital acquisition system.
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ASSIMILATE Is First 3rd Party To Support REDgamma3 and REDcolor3 Color Science
Continuing its trend of being first to market to support new RED technology, ASSIMILATE today announced both SCRATCH® and SCRATCH Lab® support for REDgamma3 and REDcolor3, the latest advancements in RED’s Color Science. With RED’s latest color science update, SCRATCH and Lab artists – DITs, video engineers and DI artists -- will see dramatically improved image quality in the monitoring path, and a richer environment for color grading, even when using older REDCODE RAW images.
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ASSIMILATE Store Continues Rapid Expansion with Addition of LightSpace Color Management Tools
Key Third-Party Components Broaden Color Management Options for SCRATCH and SCRATCH Lab Artists
The ASSIMILATE Store™, the unique on-line marketplace to discover, trial, and purchase SCRATCH Lab, as well as third-party software and selected hardware accessories, continues to build its creative arsenal for DITs and post-production artists with the addition of two LightSpace color management tools from Light Illusion.
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SCRATCH Lab is Dailies Workflow Powerhouse for New Generation of Digital Cinematography Cameras
News: SCRATCH Lab is Dailies Workflow Powerhouse for New Generation of Digital Cinematography CamerasASSIMILATE’s Software Enjoys Broad Adoption Across Feature Film, Episodic Television and Commercials Productions
Since its announcement at NAB 2011, ASSIMILATE’s SCRATCH Lab® has taken the production dailies market by storm with its power, versatility and affordability. The recent announcements of native support for the new Sony F65 CineAlta™ digital motion picture camera, and the breakthrough performance of 48 FPS playback of stereo RED EPIC streams, are just two examples of why Lab has gained favor so quickly on-set. SCRATCH Lab now delivers the most extensive support for production dailies. From RED EPIC, ARRI ALEXA, Sony F65, Phantom and Panasonic P2, to the Canon EOS C300, 5D/7D, and even the GoPro, SCRATCH Lab continues to set the pace for the industry with support for virtually any combination of popular native formats in a single timeline.
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Neat Video Announces Neat Video Pro Noise Filter for ASSIMILATE SCRATCH and SCRATCH Lab
News: Neat Video Announces Neat Video Pro Noise Filter for ASSIMILATE SCRATCH and SCRATCH LabAnnouncement Delivers Dynamic New Tools To The Creative Arsenal of SCRATCH and Lab Artists
The Neat Video team announced that they have delivered the Neat Video Pro video noise reduction filter as an OpenFX plug-in for ASSIMILATE’s SCRATCH® and SCRATCH Lab™ digital workflow tools. Previously only available for video editing and compositing applications, this new version of Neat Video brings its industry-leading grain and noise reduction technology to Digital Intermediate (DI), Finishing, Production Dailies and Visual Effects Dailies workflows.
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ASSIMILATE Store Now Features NEAT Video Pro Plug-in for SCRATCH and SCRATCH Lab; and Tangent Element Control Panels
News: ASSIMILATE Store Now Features NEAT Video Pro Plug-in for SCRATCH and SCRATCH Lab; and Tangent Element Control PanelsDynamic New Tools Added to the Creative Arsenal of SCRATCH and SCRATCH Lab Artists
The ASSIMILATE Store™, the unique on-line marketplace to discover, trial, and purchase SCRATCH Lab, as well as third-party software and selected hardware accessories, has expanded its product offerings to include two exciting new products:
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ASSIMILATE Congratulates Chilefilms for Sundance 2012 Winner, "Violeta Went To Heaven"
News: ASSIMILATE Congratulates Chilefilms for Sundance 2012 Winner, "Violeta Went To Heaven"Credits also to Local Hero Post, Cinecolor Digital, Studio L’Equipe for their 2012 Sundance Film Festival Entries
At the Sundance Film Festival 2012 in Park City, Utah (January 19 - 29), several films were on the roster for filmmakers whose post-production companies used ASSIMILATE’s SCRATCH® DI tool in their digital workflows.
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ASSIMILATE Congratulates DuboiColor and Offhollywood for Golden Globe Winners - "The Artist" and "Beginners"
News: ASSIMILATE Congratulates DuboiColor and Offhollywood for Golden Globe Winners - "The Artist" and "Beginners"
ASSIMILATE’s SCRATCH® DI Workflow Enables Award-Winning Films & Projects
ASSIMILATE congratulates DuboiColor (France) for the superior post-production of 2012 Golden Globe Award winner for Best Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, “The Artist”. Kudos also goes to Offhollywood NYC for its high-end DI of “Beginners”, starring Golden Globe 2012 Award winner, Christopher Plummer.
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ASSIMILATE Announces Support For RED SDK 4.2; Raises The Bar For RED workflows With The Release of SCRATCH 6.1
News: ASSIMILATE Announces Support For RED SDK 4.2; Raises The Bar For RED workflows With The Release of SCRATCH 6.1
Dramatic RED performance gains, Expanded SDI output capabilities and support for the new Tangent Element control surface power latest release
ASSIMILATE, the leading provider of powerful post-production tools for digital workflows, has shipped the 6.1 versions of its renowned SCRATCH® digital intermediate finishing tool.
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New SCRATCH Lab 6.1 Delivers The Industry’s Best Price-Performance to Production Dailies Workflows
News: New SCRATCH Lab 6.1 Delivers The Industry’s Best Price-Performance to Production Dailies Workflows
Wickedly-fast background output rendering, advanced metadata handling and enhanced RED HDRx flexibility highlight latest release
ASSIMILATE, the leading provider of powerful post-production tools for digital workflows, has shipped the 6.1 version of its renowned SCRATCH Lab™ digital dailies tool.
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Assimilate announces "Cyber Monday" promotion at expanded online store
Innovative new purchasing channel offers even more third-party workflow tools with special reduced-pricing offer
ASSIMILATE, the leading provider of powerful post-production tools for digital workflows, has announced “Cyber Monday”, a 24-hour sales event on 28th November 2011 at its online Store, when significant price reductions will be offered across a range of ASSIMILATE and third-party products.
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THX® Announces New THX cineSpace™ Partner Program at SMPTE 2011
Program Offers Access to Development Versions of THX cineSpace Products, Expanded Training Opportunities for Best Practices and Enables Communication between Production Facilities
THX Ltd. today announced the THX cineSpace™ Partner Program, a growing ecosystem of experts in the content production space, with a common goal of offering products that ensure quality end-customer experiences and effective color management throughout the production chain. Representing Digital Intermediate grading and restoration systems used in major facilities all over the world to finish feature films, television shows and commercials, the new program promotes proper implementation and use of the THX cineSpace color management software. It enables partner companies to access development versions of new THX cineSpace products for alpha and beta testing, and to use THX cineSpace in end-user training programs to ensure customers get the most out of the combination of THX cineSpace and their products.
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Assimilate launches innovative online store for SCRATCH
News: Assimilate launches innovative online store for SCRATCHInnovative New Channel for SCRATCH Lab, Third-Party Products and Logo Merchandise Now Available in One Convenient OnLine Store
ASSIMILATE, the leading provider of powerful post-production tools for digital workflows, today announced the ASSIMILATE Store, an online marketplace where artists can discover, trial and purchase the popular new SCRATCH Lab™ workflow tool for production and VFX dailies, as well as third-party software and selected hardware accessories that support the entire SCRATCH® product line.
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