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Denon Professional's DN-700R Selected by KCHO-FM
Northstate Public Radio Turns to SD/USB Audio Recorder to Provide Networked Recording, Archiving, and Playback Capabilities
Denon Professional, a leading provider of media management and distribution systems for professional applications, today announced that the company's DN-700R network SD/USB audio recorder has been selected to support Northern California's Northstate Public Radio station, KCHO-FM. Using simple networking and recording capabilities, the station is easily able to archive on-air material, organize playlists across its network, and play back audio files from any of the station's studios.
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Sennheiser Mentorship Program Catapults Former Audio Student Zachary Templin into the Big Time With HBO Pay-Per-View
News: Sennheiser Mentorship Program Catapults Former Audio Student Zachary Templin into the Big Time With HBO Pay-Per-ViewTemplin Serves as A2 in HBO Pay-Per-View's First Boxing Event Outside the U.S.
Dr. Fritz Sennheiser, the founder of audio specialist Sennheiser [NAB booth C3217] would often say, "Luck is chance plus preparation." Since 2009, the company's Student Mentorship Program has been providing audio students real-world preparation to become audio professionals in the sports broadcasting industry, working in collaboration with top broadcast networks such as HBO and Fox Sports.
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Colorfront Debuts New Color Engine At NAB 2014
Colorfront, the Academy and Emmy Award-winning developer of high-performance, on-set dailies and transcoding systems for motion picture, high-end episodic HDTV and commercials production, today announced Colorfront Engine, a state-of-the art, managed color pipeline, which enables creative on-set look creation and ensures the vital color integrity of digital materials from camera-to-post. Colorfront Engine incorporates major color science breakthroughs, and makes its debut at NAB 2014, Las Vegas.
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Refinement, Redefined: Sennheiser Expands Studio Microphone Range with the MK 8
News: Refinement, Redefined: Sennheiser Expands Studio Microphone Range with the MK 8At NAB Show, the world's largest annual conference and expo for professionals who create, manage and distribute entertainment across all platforms, audio specialist Sennheiser [booth C3217] will unveil the MK 8 large-diaphragm, multi-pattern condenser studio microphone.
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Professional Wireless Systems (PWS) Names Evan Hall Project Manager
Professional Wireless Systems (PWS), a Masque Sound Company and experts in supplying and supporting wireless systems for live and broadcast events, is pleased to announce that Evan Hall has been hired as project manager. Hall will oversee and coordinate frequencies for a variety of PWS events that require the expert frequency coordination and management needed in today’s congested RF landscape. He will be an integral part of the development of future plans focusing on all PWS’ business divisions: Live Events, Broadcast, Music Festivals, Design Services, Product Manufacturing and Business Development.
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AJA Announces Development Partnership with Grass Valley
Grass Valley K2 Summit Adds Virtual 4K Pan and Zoom with AJA Corvid Ultra and TruScale
NAB Conference, Booth SL2505 -- AJA Video Systems today announced a new development partnership with Grass Valley. As part of the partnership, Grass Valley will integrate AJA Corvid Ultra and TruScale™ scaling hardware into the Grass Valley K2 Dyno Replay System and Summit 3G broadcast replay server to drive real-time pan and zoom from UltraHD/4K to HD.
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Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic URSA
News: Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic URSAIntroducing the world’s first digital film camera designed to revolutionize on set workflow while featuring a user upgradable sensor and lens mount, large 10 inch fold out monitor and more!
Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic URSA, a new high end digital film camera designed to revolutionize workflow on set. Built to handle the ergonomics of large film crews as well as single person use, URSA has multiple accessories built in, including a massive 10 inch fold out on set monitor, large user upgradable Super 35 global shutter 4K image sensor and internal dual RAW and Apple ProRes recorders.
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Sound Devices Hosts Lineup of Renowned Industry Professionals at its Booth During NAB 2014
Hear from the Pros as They Discuss Today’s World of Audio and Video Production
Sound Devices, specialists in audio and video products for production, will host several presentations from leading industry professionals at its booth throughout the 2014 NAB Show (Booth C2546).
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Grass Valley Introduces GV GUARDIAN Remote Monitoring Software to Predict, Preempt, and Resolve Infrastructure Problems
Provides Early Warnings, Simplified Failure Analysis, Prompt Notifications, and Easy Log Aggregation to it and Engineering Professionals, Lowers Service Costs By Resolving Issues Before They Become Catastrophic, Increases Accuracy and Decreases Human Error Through Task Automation
Today, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, introduced GV GUARDIAN, its new remote monitoring software application that is designed to minimize downtime and prevent failures across broadcast and media infrastructure operations. GV GUARDIAN proactively alerts engineering and/or IT personnel to problems and potential complications, making resolution fast, accurate, and complete.
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Hummingbird Productions Produces Highly Moving Score Behind "Living Hope"
News: Hummingbird Productions Produces Highly Moving Score Behind "Living Hope"New Independent Documentary Film Profiling People Helping the Poor in South Africa
Hummingbird Productions, one of America’s leading producers of original music and sound design for the entertainment and advertising industries, has contributed the score behind the just released documentary film “Living Hope.” The new film depicts the stories of three extraordinary individuals who have devoted their lives to serving the poor in South Africa. The announcement was made today by Bob Farnsworth, CEO/Founder/Creative Director, Hummingbird Productions.
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FOX Sports Mobile Broadcast Unit Enlists SNS EVO for NFL and NASCAR Daytona 500 Live Broadcasts
News: FOX Sports Mobile Broadcast Unit Enlists SNS EVO for NFL and NASCAR Daytona 500 Live BroadcastsWith a presence at virtually every major televised sporting event in America, FOX Sports and Game Creek Video have the hardest working teams in broadcasting. A cast and crew of hundreds come together to turn out the programming millions of viewers see every week including NASCAR, NFL Football, UFC, FIFA World Cup and MLB. With the successful debut of FOX Sports 1, a 24-hour sports network, the number of live broadcasts has vastly increased. To accommodate the growth, FOX Sports needed to boost its production capabilities. So it turned to Studio Network Solutions (SNS).
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Jünger Audio Bridges A Gap With D*AP8 MAP
This Unique Monitoring Audio Processor is Now the Only Unit on The Market That Allows Broadcasters to Check Dolby Digital Encoded Audio Prior to Transmission.
Following Dolby's decision in 2013 to discontinue its DP570 Multichannel Audio Tool, dynamics specialist Jünger Audio is now the sole company in the world that can supply a product to fill the gap.
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KATC Multimedia Journalists Transmit Live HD Reports with JVC GY-HM650 Mobile News Camera
News: KATC Multimedia Journalists Transmit Live HD Reports with JVC GY-HM650 Mobile News CameraJVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today announced KATC, the ABC affiliate in Lafayette, La. (DMA #122), is using its GY-HM650 ProHD mobile news camera as part of a multimedia journalist (MMJ) kit to provide live HD reports from the field. Since it was purchased in late 2013, the camera has typically been coupled with a Verizon 4G LTE mobile hotspot for live shots two or three times per week.
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Leader Announces New Features for LV5490 SD/HD/4K Picture And Signal Monitor
News: Leader Announces New Features for LV5490 SD/HD/4K Picture And Signal MonitorLeader lnstruments announces new features and options for its LV5490 compact portable SD/HD/4K picture and signal monitor. First exhibited at NAB 2013, the LV5490 now incorporates test-pattern generation, support for two-sample interleaved 4K image transmission and an HD-SDI output. New options include eye-pattern, jitter measurement and ITU-R BT2020 based chromaticity diagram. Optional 8-channel Dolby-encoded audio analysis is expected to be introduced during Q2 2014.
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Mediaproxy Introduces Next Generation Logserver Suite of Products at NAB 2014
New Comprehensive Set of Applications for Transport Stream Monitoring, Analysis and Cost Effective Multi-Viewing
Mediaproxy Pty. Ltd., a global leader for broadcast compliance logging, content monitoring and transport stream analysis will introduce the next generation LogServer suite of products at NAB 2014, including newly designed user interfaces that are again raising the standard to provide modern simplicity and efficiency, resulting in consistency for all users, whether it be broadcast sales, marketing or the broadcast engineer.
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Kenneth Copeland Ministries Reaches Millions of People Around the World with Sennheiser and Neumann
News: Kenneth Copeland Ministries Reaches Millions of People Around the World with Sennheiser and NeumannSennheiser 2000 Series Wireless System and Neumann KK 204 Capsules Play an Integral Role in KCM's Mobile Worship Team, With Live Broadcasts from Around the U.S.
Kenneth Copeland Ministries has been an important contributor in the Christian community since 1967, reaching over 60 million people through its various faith-based outreach activities. In addition to the KCM broadcasts, which reach an international audience of over 100 countries, the Ministry regularly provides humanitarian and disaster assistance through its KCM Relief Fund, which recently helped provide Haiti with $2.7 million of medical supplies and 7,000 pounds of antibiotics. KCM broadcasts its meetings from various arenas, conferences centers and ballrooms around the country using Sennheiser wireless equipment combined with microphone capsules from Neumann.
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Peerless Mastering Upgrades to SADiE 6 Software
The Boston, USA-based Mastering Facility has also Purchased a Prism Sound Lyra 2 Audio Interface
Reflecting an increasingly common pattern throughout the industry, Peerless Mastering’s Jeff Lipton has recently upgraded his SADiE software to V6 and bought a Prism Sound Lyra 2 to use with it.
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DPA Microphones Appoints GerrAudio to Lead Canadian Distribution
News: DPA Microphones Appoints GerrAudio to Lead Canadian DistributionDPA Microphones is pleased to announce the appointment of GerrAudio as its Canadian distributor. GerrAudio is an established distributor of professional audio equipment for the live performance and broadcast industries across Canada. The company represents some of the industry’s leading wired and wireless intercom, digital mixing console, signal processing and audio test and measurement equipment brands. 
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SPLICE® Welcomes Sound Designer/Mixer Troy Hermes to Head Company’s Audio Department
News: SPLICE® Welcomes Sound Designer/Mixer Troy Hermes to Head Company’s Audio DepartmentCreative studio SPLICE® has welcomed Sound Designer/Mixer Troy Hermes to their diverse and talented team. Hermes will head the company’s Audio Department while providing sound design and audio mixing for projects.
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The 86th Annual Academy Awards® in Perfect Harmony with DPA Microphones
News: The 86th Annual Academy Awards® in Perfect Harmony with DPA MicrophonesPrestigious Award Show’s Orchestra Mixer and Orchestra Setup Coordinator Relied on the Company’s d:dicate™ 4011 and d:vote™ 4099
As all eyes were fixated on the actors who graced the stage of the 86th Annual Academy Awards® at the Dolby Theatre® on Sunday night, audience’s ears were tuned to the musical accompaniments of the show’s orchestra, which performed remotely from Capitol Records. Since the piano was positioned among the noisy percussion instruments, the show’s Orchestra Mixer and Orchestra Setup Coordinator needed a way to isolate its sound. To accomplish this for the piano, the duo used a combination of DPA Microphones’ d:dicate™ 4011A Cardioid Microphones and d:vote™ 4099 Instrument Microphones. He also positioned a pair of d:dicate 4011E Hanging Microphones for the orchestra’s drum kit.
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Pronology’s Asset Management Software Shines at The 2014 Oscars®
News: Pronology’s Asset Management Software Shines at The 2014 Oscars®Web-Based Solution Offered Collaborative On-Site Content Management
Pronology, a developer of cutting-edge tapeless workflow solutions, was behind-the-scenes for this year’s 86th Academy Awards® telecast providing the star-studded event with its latest asset management solutions. Pronology’s user-friendly interface provided the production staff with an unprecedented level of visibility and creative control over the thousands of assets that are part of a show of this magnitude.
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HOBO Brings Cinema Sound To Top Shows For Discovery, Travel Channel, OWN, Food Network, National Geographic And More
News: HOBO Brings Cinema Sound To Top Shows For Discovery, Travel Channel, OWN, Food Network, National Geographic And MoreAudio Work Heard On “Gold Rush,” “My Dirty Little Secret,” And Upcoming Series On Newly Rebranded American Heroes Channel
What do the cable reality shows “Gold Rush,” “Mysteries at the Museum” and “My Dirty Little Secret” have in common? Besides being hugely successful for Discovery, Travel Channel and Investigation Discovery, respectively, all benefit from a creative partnership with HOBO, the audio post-production house bringing a cinematic sound experience to the small screen.
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SMPTE® Announces 2014 Director Appointments
New Appointees Bring Depth of Experience and Knowledge to SMPTE's 'Three Pillars': Standards, Membership, and Education
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced the 2014 SMPTE directors. Alan Lambshead, SMPTE standards vice president, appointed Bob Edge, Oliver Morgan, and Howard Lukk to serve as standards directors; Paul Stechly, SMPTE membership vice president, appointed Bruce Devlin, Karl Kuhn, and William C. Miller to serve as membership directors; and Patrick Griffis, SMPTE education vice president, appointed Michael DeValue, V. Michael Bove, Peter Putman, and Al Kovalick to serve as education directors.
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Beer-Soaked Knight In Shining Armor Rides Through AlphaDogs
Burbank-based AlphaDogs announced they have completed post services for the new romantic comedy "Pacoima Can Wait." The story follows the adventures of self-destructive Nigel Waferhouse who through his humiliating calamities discovers he can still be a knight, even if it’s in beer-soaked shining armor. The film will screen later this year at film festivals across the country.
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Roland Systems Group Supports The Sing-Off Tour 2014 with V-Mixing System
News: Roland Systems Group Supports The Sing-Off Tour 2014 with V-Mixing SystemThe Sony Pictures Television produced series The Sing-Off is hitting the road for its first live tour and Roland Systems Group is pleased to announce their support with an M-480 V-Mixing System for Monitor Position as well as the Roland R-1000 for Multi-Channel Recording and virtual sound check. The popular a cappella TV show tour consists of season 4 front-runners Filharmonic, VoicePlay, and the winners, Home Free.
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Whitehouse Post and The Martin Agency Tackle Life’s Big Questions for GEICO
News: Whitehouse Post and The Martin Agency Tackle Life’s Big Questions for GEICOGEICO’s "Did You Know Campaign" continues, this time with beloved children’s storybook character, "Pinocchio." As you’ll see, he’s not so well loved by the room full of people who paid for a self-help seminar.
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Happy Birthday, Bruce Swedien!
News: Happy Birthday, Bruce Swedien!Five-time Grammy Winner celebrates his 80th birthday
Iconic recording engineer and author Bruce Swedien looks back on nearly six decades of recording and mastering some of the greatest songs of our times. His longevity and relevance serves as a testament to his talent as his career in music began with the post-swing era and continues through today's age of ever-evolving multi-media digital technology.
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Trinity Church Installs SSL C10 HD Compact Broadcast Console
News:  Trinity Church Installs SSL C10 HD Compact Broadcast Console“The SSL C10 HD Completely Fit All Our Varied Production Needs”
Trinity Church, the historic landmark church at the intersection of Broadway and Wall Street in New York City, recently installed a Solid State Logic C10 HD Compact Broadcast Console to drive the audio for its new production control room. Trinity Church produces about 450 live events in the course of a year including its signature Handel’s Messiah, performed by the Choir of Trinity Wall Street and the Trinity Baroque Orchestra with Julian Wachner conducting. The C10 HD was chosen as the audio console and routing solution for its sterling audio quality, broadcast savvy and music recording capabilities.
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Filmworkers Sinks Its Teeth into McDonald's Olympics Campaign
News: Filmworkers Sinks Its Teeth into McDonald's Olympics CampaignDDB’s “Bite” Campaign Links Athletes’ Hunger for the Gold with Consumers Love for McDonald’s McNuggets.
Filmworkers provided post services for a new Olympics-themed campaign from McDonald’s and DDB, Chicago, that has plenty of “bite.” The new spots connect the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi with the McDonald’s brand by showing medal-winning performances from past games, and consumers watching at home while enjoying McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets. Each spot ends with a shot juxtaposing the winning athlete, celebrating victory by biting a medal, with a consumer, who is also celebrating by biting a McNugget. U.S. snowboarder Louie Vito, ice hockey player Patrick Kane and speed skater Shani Davis are among those featured in the ads.
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Ricardo Milani Joins FOR-A as Sales Engineer for South America
News: Ricardo Milani Joins FOR-A as Sales Engineer for South AmericaFOR-A Corporation of America announces that Ricardo Milani has joined the company as a sales engineer in South America. His focus is to provide sales and technical support specifically in Brazil, and he will also assist with sales in other South American countries, including Argentina, Chile and Uruguay. Milani began his position at FOR-A in late January and is based out of Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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Is Your Brain Bored? National Geographic Channels International Will Fix That In 2014 With New Yearlong Programming And Marketing Campaign "Entertain Your Brain
News: Is Your Brain Bored? National Geographic Channels International Will Fix That In 2014 With New Yearlong Programming And Marketing Campaign "Entertain Your BrainNational Geographic Channels International (NGCI) has announced a new programming and marketing campaign that will "ENTERTAIN YOUR BRAIN" with a series of new and returning shows that spotlight the incredible workings of science and the human mind through mind-blowing experiments, viewer-driven brain teasers and man-on-the-street trials. The new "ENTERTAIN YOUR BRAIN" strand kicks off this February with the return of the Emmy®-nominated, global hit series "Brain Games," with host and self-proclaimed “wonder junkie” Jason Silva guiding you through the twists and turns of your grey matter. "Brain Games" was the #1 rated series across all the National Geographic Channels worldwide in 2013.
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The Hit House Expands Creative Team: Danny Exum Named Director, Music Supervision and Business Development, and Dan Diaz Becomes In-House Composer
News: The Hit House Expands Creative Team: Danny Exum Named Director, Music Supervision and Business Development, and Dan Diaz Becomes In-House ComposerTop music production company The Hit House has expanded its creative team with two new hires. Sally House, Executive Producer at The Hit House, made the announcement. The two men work closely with House and with Scott Miller, Creative Director, of The Hit House.
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Audio Post House HOBO Achieves ‘Super' Sound For New Mexico Department of Transportation Campaign
News: Audio Post House HOBO Achieves ‘Super' Sound For New Mexico Department of Transportation CampaignPowerful Safe Driving Message Seen Regionally During Super Bowl
Super Bowl viewers in New Mexico were reminded about the importance of seat belts for kids thanks to an emotional spot “Buckle Up, Baby” for the New Mexico Department of Transportation, featuring music arrangement and audio post from HOBO, the acclaimed studio led by Founder/President Howard Bowler. The ad was created by Albuquerque-based advertising, branding and design firm Vaughn Wedeen Kuhn; and directed by Sean Broughton via New York production company Rogue Unit.
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Bruno Mars Delivers Record-breaking Halftime Performance at Super Bowl XLVIII with Sennheiser
News: Bruno Mars Delivers Record-breaking Halftime Performance at Super Bowl XLVIII with SennheiserThe stars aligned during Super Bowl XLVIII on the evening of February 2 as Bruno Mars delivered an unforgettable halftime performance to a record-breaking broadcast audience of 115.3 million viewers – the largest in Super Bowl history. For the duration of the performance, Bruno Mars sang through his Sennheiser SKM 5200 handheld transmitter, coupled with an MD 5235 dynamic microphone capsule, ensuring crisp and detailed sound for millions of fans around the world.
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Whitehouse Post Gets a Taste of Gold with McDonald’s via DDB Chicago
News: Whitehouse Post Gets a Taste of Gold with McDonald’s via DDB ChicagoThe biting of the medal has become an iconic symbol of victory at the Olympics. "Celebrate with a Bite" is a nostalgic and spirited celebration of athletic triumph edited by Whitehouse Post's Meg Kubicka.
The biting of the medal has become an iconic symbol of victory at the Olympics. Coincidentally, the iconic Chicken McNugget is sometimes used to celebrate life’s smaller victories. Whether you’re a world-class athlete or a child who’s scored his first goal...The greatest victories are celebrated with a bite.
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Super Bowl XLVIII: Sugar’s Smith Delivers Overnight Fame For A Gourmet Granny For H-E-B
News: Super Bowl XLVIII: Sugar’s Smith Delivers Overnight Fame For A Gourmet Granny For H-E-BSugar Film Production director Chris Smith soars a sweet granny to nationwide culinary stardom in the charming :60 H-E-B 2014 Super Bowl Spot, “Milly,” out of The Richards Group. The spot features an elderly woman who daydreams of her path to foodie notoriety by winning H-E-B’s ‘Quest for Texas Best’ with her delectable Bacon Jam selected as the grocery chain’s next Primo Pick. In her reveries, she envisions being stalked for selfies by the likes of Troy Aiken, making headline news, the dedication of a statue of her own likeness, earning a key to the state of Texas and a papa-razzi fanfare upon the landing of her own private jet.
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Motion Picture Sound Editors to Pay Tribute to Ray Dolby at the Golden Reel Awards
News: Motion Picture Sound Editors to Pay Tribute to Ray Dolby at the Golden Reel AwardsThe Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) will include a special tribute to the late American inventor Ray Dolby, recognized around the world for developing groundbreaking audio technologies, during its 61st MPSE Golden Reel Awards ceremony, set for February 16th in Los Angeles. Dolby's pioneering work in noise reduction and surround sound led to the development of many state-of-the-art technologies used in the film, television and recording industries.
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Sennheiser and P!NK soar to new heights during 56th GRAMMY Awards
News: Sennheiser and P!NK soar to new heights during 56th GRAMMY AwardsOnce again, music’s biggest event of the year did not disappoint as the 56th GRAMMY Awards featured exquisite performances by P!NK, Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Madonna, Beyoncé, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert and Queens of the Stone Age – all of whom used Sennheiser microphones and wireless systems. Hosted for the third time by LL Cool J, the spectacular event was telecast live from the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles on January 26, drawing no less than 28.5 million viewers around the world.
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NYIT’S Communications Department Relies On FOR-A’s HVS-390HS Video Switcher
News: NYIT’S Communications Department Relies On FOR-A’s HVS-390HS Video SwitcherWhen the Communication Arts Department at the Long Island campus of the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) began the process of upgrading its studio to HD last year, the school looked for a reliable, cost-effective switcher. NYIT uses video production for hands-on classroom training and for show production for its global digital network, so the video switcher had to be easy to use and flexible for a variety of production scenarios. The school selected FOR-A’s HVS-390HS switcher, which has proven an ideal fit since its installation last September.
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Ibrarn Television Goes to Air with PlayBox Technology CIAB
News: Ibrarn Television Goes to Air with PlayBox Technology CIABIbrarn Television has chosen a PlayBox Technology channel-in-a-box platform for its new broadcast service, transmitting via satellite from the Libyan capital city, Tripoli. The project was managed by system integration specialist Libirel Communications Limited.
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Brennen Dicker Joins SIM Digital Atlanta to Lead Post Operations
News: Brennen Dicker Joins SIM Digital Atlanta to Lead Post OperationsSIM Digital today announces that Brennen Dicker has joined its Atlanta office as Post Production Manager. Dicker, who previously served as Director of Post Production Sales at Crawford Media Services, arrives with broad experience in all aspects of film and television production, and deep ties to Atlanta’s production community. In his new role, he will lead SIM Atlanta’s Bling Digital unit which provides a variety of leading-edge data management, dailies processing and post production services to film and television productions. SIM Digital also maintains facilities in Los Angeles, Toronto, Vancouver, Halifax and Beijing.
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For-A’s HVS-390HS Production Switcher Provides Value And Flexibility To Diverse New Customer Roster
News: For-A’s HVS-390HS Production Switcher Provides Value And Flexibility To Diverse New Customer RosterCompact and cost efficient, FOR-A’s HVS-390HS video production switcher has proven itself ideal for a wide variety of applications. First introduced last year at NAB, current customers of the 1 M/E to 2 M/E switcher include houses of worship, universities, public access television stations, major newsgathering organizations, government agencies and network news stations.
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Alphadogs In Tune With Creative Workflows For Documentary Feature Sing Over Me
News: Alphadogs In Tune With Creative Workflows For Documentary Feature Sing Over MeThe journey to your true and authentic self is something almost all people aspire to attain. Going about finding your true self however, takes a lot of courage and strength. Recently completing post services at Burbank based AlphaDogs Post Production, the documentary feature "Sing Over Me" explores how modern-day psalmist Dennis Jernigan went from years of depression and despair while leading a double life, to becoming a writer of some of the most popular Christian songs of all time, discovering his true identity along the way.
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Trilogy Communications Appoints New COO
Trilogy, a leading supplier of intercom solutions and master reference generators for the broadcast industry, has announced the appointment of Keith Norton as Chief Operating Officer.
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NTP DAD AX32 captures Wagner's Ring for Opéra de Dijon
News: NTP DAD AX32 captures Wagner's Ring for Opéra de DijonOpéra de Dijon, one of the leading opera houses in France, has chosen an NTP Technology DAD AX32 ultra-high quality multi-channel microphone preamplifier and digital/analog/digital signal converter for use in recording "Richard Wagner's The Ring of the Nibelung." The 10 hour production took place over a total four days, performed by the Richard Wagner European Orchestra and the Opéra de Dijon Choir.
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DPA Microphones Bring Quality Sound to Studio and Small Screen
News: DPA Microphones Bring Quality Sound to Studio and Small ScreenThe company's d:facto™ II Vocal Microphone impresses front-of-house engineer with a range of features, including excellent sound quality, flexibility and adaptability
Audio engineer Richard Gough is the latest in a roster of high profile front-of-house engineers who are investing in DPA Microphones’ d:facto™ II Vocal Mic for use with big name recording clients, including Conor Maynard. Supplied by DPA’s UK distributor Sound Network, Gough and Maynard use the mic in the studio for small live recordings as well as in a broadcast setting for live TV performances, including one for SBTV and another for ITV2’s Xtra Factor.
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MPC Brings NBA Stars Together for “Jingle Hoops”
News: MPC Brings NBA Stars Together for “Jingle Hoops”Holiday Spot Promotes “BIG LOGO” Uniforms for Christmas Day Games
MPC recently collaborated with Goodby, Silverstein & Partners and O Positive Director Jonathan Klein on a revamped Christmas carol starring a cast of NBA royalty promoting the league’s Xmas Day uniforms. An MPC team led by VFX Supervisor / 2D Lead Jake Montgomery synched footage of six different NBA stars – LeBron James (Miami Heat), Derrick Rose (Chicago Bulls), Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder), Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors), Steve Nash (Los Angeles Lakers) and James Harden (Houston Rockets) – shot by Klein on several different stages, to make them appear as though they were all in the same gym, firing shots at bell-festooned hoops in perfect time to play the Christmas classic "Jingle Bells."
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HOBO Captures Powerful Sonic Mood For Intense New HISTORY Documentary Lee Harvey Oswald: 48 Hours to Live
News: HOBO Captures Powerful Sonic Mood For Intense New HISTORY Documentary Lee Harvey Oswald: 48 Hours to LiveTwo-Hour Primetime Film Anchors Network’s 50th Anniversary of JFK Assassination Coverage
While there is no shortage of media coverage surrounding the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President Kennedy, few look at it from the perspective of "Lee Harvey Oswald: 48 Hours To Live," a two-hour special premiering Friday, November 22 at 10 p.m. on HISTORY® featuring audio post/sound design by HOBO Audio.
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Watchout Manages Content For The Big Picture, The World's Largest High Definition Video Wall
News: Watchout Manages Content For The Big Picture, The World's Largest High Definition Video WallStanding over 15 meters tall and 60 meters wide, “The Big Picture” has the official Guinness World Records title for the “Largest High Definition Video Wall”. It is located inside the main lobby and entrance to Suntec Exhibition and Convention Centre (Suntec Singapore) and is fast becoming a hotspot for photo-taking by delegates and Suntec City shoppers alike. The system relies on the amazing Dataton WATCHOUT™ multi-image display and presentation software to manage its large-format, dynamic and ever-changing content that is presented over 664 integrated LG LED flat panel displays.
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Red TX Help Capture This Year's Barclaycard Mercury Prize
News: Red TX Help Capture This Year's Barclaycard Mercury PrizeThe company's Red II mobile recording unit worked alongside CTV's OB Vehicle on this year's More4 and Channel 4 television coverage.
Broadcast audio specialist Red TX provided the technical facilities to capture the audio at this year's Barclaycard Mercury Prize, which took place at London's Roundhouse on October 30th.
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Bexel Completes RF System Integration For Fusion Network And Upgrades WCBS-TV With Managed Antenna System
Custom RF Solutions Meet Broadcasters’ Unique Needs
Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Group’s Services Division and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, recently completed major projects for two broadcasters, the new cable network Fusion and WCBS-TV of New York. Bexel provided complete RF system integration for the newly launched Fusion studio located in Doral, Florida. For WCBS-TV, the studio was just upgraded with Bexel’s proprietary Managed Antenna System (MAS). Both jobs were overseen by the company’s Audio Specialties Group (ASG), whose unique RF services deliver the ability to communicate over longer distances and with more information than was previously available to the broadcast market.
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Clear-Com Links Two WFMZ-TV Facilities with Intercom Over IP Connectivity
News: Clear-Com Links Two WFMZ-TV Facilities with Intercom Over IP ConnectivityStation Employs Eclipse-Median and Concert to Help Employees Collaborate between Main Facility and Reporting Bureau
Clear-Com® today is pleased to announce that WFMZ-TV, an independently owned TV station in Allentown, Pennsylvania has successfully implemented a full-scale Eclipse® digital matrix intercom system and the Concert™ Software Solution over an IP connection. Production team members at this station can now collaborate efficiently and seamlessly with crew members at the station’s remote reporting bureau several miles away.
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Verve Records Taps Audionamix for Donna Summer Remix Album
News: Verve Records Taps Audionamix for Donna Summer Remix AlbumCompany’s Services Aid Talent’s New Recordings of Disco Classics
Verve Record’s "Love to Love You Donna" , a remix album of Donna Summer’s greatest hits, utilized Audionamix’s audio source separation technology to produce several songs on this recent release, which celebrates the beloved “Queen of Disco” and her induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame earlier this year. Verve’s visionary A&R team called upon Audionamix to provide isolated vocals from mixed recordings. Produced by Randall Poster and Dahlia Ambach-Caplin, "Love to Love You Donna" is now available in stores and on iTunes.
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CCW 2013: Digital Nirvana To Show Live Stream And Broadcast Monitoring Software, Plus Content Repurposing Solution
News: CCW 2013: Digital Nirvana To Show Live Stream And Broadcast Monitoring Software, Plus Content Repurposing SolutionDigital Nirvana’s live stream media monitoring solution, broadcast monitoring software, and content repurposing system for multi-platform distribution will be front and center at the upcoming Content & Communications World Expo (CCW). Being held from November 13-14th at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City, CCW is an annual convention focused on media and entertainment technology that includes HDWorld, SATCON and the Production + Post conferences.
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HOBO Audio Sets The Tone For “Documented,” Powerful New Documentary On Immigration In America
News: HOBO Audio Sets The Tone For “Documented,” Powerful New Documentary On Immigration In AmericaFilm Written and Co-Directed By Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas Ignites Conversation On Hot Button Political Issue
Creative work is never more rewarding than when it tells a compelling story. Audio post house HOBO found that in “Documented” – a powerful new documentary feature written and directed by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, and co-directed by Ann Lupo.
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Gino Vannelli Set to Perform at Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills with V-Mixing System for Upcoming PBS Special
News: Gino Vannelli Set to Perform at Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills with V-Mixing System for Upcoming PBS SpecialGino Vannelli is scheduled to perform at the famous Beverly Hills Saban Theatre on November 8th. An extensive Roland V-Mixing System will be deployed to mix and record the live performance to produce a TV special that will air on PBS stations throughout the US.
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Sennheiser receives Engineering Emmy's® Philo T. Farnsworth Award
Audio specialist Sennheiser has been honored with the prestigious Philo T. Farnsworth Award at last night's 65th Primetime Emmy® Engineering Awards in Hollywood. The Philo T. Farnsworth Award honors an agency, company or institution whose contributions over time have significantly impacted television technology and engineering. The award originated in 2003 as a means to recognize Panavision's years of contribution to the film and television industries. Unlike most other Emmy awards, it is not awarded every year. The award is named after the inventor of electronic television, Philo Farnsworth.
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Northern Lights And Superexploder Take Home Top Prizes At 2013 AICE Camp Kuleshov
News: Northern Lights And Superexploder Take Home Top Prizes At 2013 AICE Camp KuleshovNew York-based editorial boutique Northern Lights assistant editor Jon Simpson transforms the small town dancing teens of "Footloose," into a group of demon-possessed juveniles in the :50 "Screwloose" trailer that took home top prize at the 2013 AICE Camp Kuleshov contest. The win marks the studio's third first place honor in the competition's 10-year history.
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Hal Leonard Publishes "Beyond Mastering"
News: Hal Leonard Publishes "Beyond Mastering"“This is the perfect trail guide for musicians, engineers and anyone else interested in how the universe of sound operates.” – Jovino Santos Neto, Brazilian American jazz pianist, composer, and arranger
Hal Leonard, the musician’s best source of books on the music business, audio technology, instrument history and more, releases "Beyond Mastering," the highly anticipated second book by mastering engineer Steve Turnidge.
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iZotope Panel Discussion at AES in NY This Friday: Tips from a Pro LIVE! Audio Woes in Music & Post Production
Unveiling the New Nectar 2: Vocal Production Suite and Showing of the New Emmy Award-Winning RX 3: Audio Repair Suite at AES 135.
iZotope Inc. will host a press conference and panel discussion at this year's Audio Engineering Society (AES) Convention on Friday, October 18th. The press conference, starting promptly at 10:30 a.m EST, will feature the new Nectar 2 Vocal Production Suite and iZotope's new RX 3 Audio Repair Suite.
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DPA Microphones’ Partner Conference Allows Distributors to Get Under Its Skin
News: DPA Microphones’ Partner Conference Allows Distributors to Get Under Its Skin120 invited guests spent three days unraveling the company secrets at DPA HQ in Denmark
Over 120 pro audio distributors, dealers and opinion leaders from around the world travelled to Denmark last month for DPA Microphones’ Partner Conference. The three day event brought guests through meetings and seminars in Copenhagen and at DPA’s headquarters in Allerød as well as on a tour of DPA’s production facility in Asnæs.
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AlphaDogs Sheds New Light On The Life Of JFK
News: AlphaDogs Sheds New Light On The Life Of JFK“Ask not what your country can do for you—ask what you can do for your country,” is by far one of the most recognizable quotes of the 20th Century. Although it’s been 50 years since John F. Kennedy's assassination shocked the nation, he still remains one of the most memorable presidents of our time.
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Decimator Design begins delivery of DMON-4S multi function mini Quad-Split/Converter
Decimator Design have begun shipping their DMON-4S, a winning combination of four SDI-HDMI converters and a multi function quad-split facility all in one small box for $695US/€580/£480 plus local taxes and shipping.
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2013 Plasa Awards For Innovation Announced
News: 2013 Plasa Awards For Innovation Announced- Awards recognise products that advance the industry -
Following a second hectic day at PLASA London 2013, a packed audience gathered yesterday evening in the AudioLab Arena to congratulate the winners of the PLASA Awards for Innovation, sponsored by Lighting & Sound International magazine. The winner of the prestigious Gottelier Award was also announced at the ceremony.
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Trew Audio Relies On Optocore To Streamline Audio Transport For Live, Reality TV Productions
News: Trew Audio Relies On Optocore To Streamline Audio Transport For Live, Reality TV ProductionsWhen Gary Vahling, CTO, Trew Audio, a leader in the sales, rental, and service of audio equipment for professional film and video production in a various markets, first came to the company in 2011 as its Los Angeles rentals manager, he was seeking an audio transport system that was versatile enough to work with a variety of production setups, but also one that would be budget-friendly. He found the flexibility and future-proof technology he required in a system from Optocore, the leading provider of scalable, high-bandwidth, low-latency fiber-optic networks for the transmission of audio, video and data in a variety of markets.
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Brooklyn’s The Garden Adds RTW TM7 Touchmonitor To The Mix
News: Brooklyn’s The Garden Adds RTW TM7 Touchmonitor To The MixRenowned Mix and Dubbing Studio Implements TM7 to Draw from Best of Analog and Digital Audio
When it comes to analog and digital audio, Mix Engineer Drew Vogelman, founder of The Garden, a renowned mix and dubbing studio in Brooklyn, New York, believes in using elements of both worlds to get the best sound. Along these lines, he has incorporated a TM7 TouchMonitor from RTW, a leading vendor of visual audio meters and monitoring devices for professional broadcast, production, post production and quality control, into his studio. The 7-inch, touch-sensitive, 16:9-screen TM7 enables him to monitor both the analog and digital aspects of his clients’ mixes, ensuring that a particular sound, whatever its source, truly contributes to the perfect track.
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It’s a Wrap!
Location Sound’s "Most Awesome 50 Days of Audio Gear Giveaways Ever" proved to be a home run for the pro audio dealer
Location Sound’s "Most Awesome 50 Days of Audio Gear Giveaways Ever" has made a lot of sound professionals very happy, but all good things must come to an end. The prizes included a large array of high-quality audio gear from renowned manufacturers such as Sound Devices, Lectrosonics, Sanken, Denecke, and many more.
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Oprah & Deepak’s 21-Day Meditation Challenge Finds Enlightened Sound with DPA Microphones
News: Oprah & Deepak’s 21-Day Meditation Challenge Finds Enlightened Sound with DPA MicrophonesMusic for the TV mogul and alternative medicine practitioner’s latest venture recorded using d:dicate™ 2011C Cardioid and d:vote™ 4099 Instrument microphones
This summer, nearly 700,000 people participated in the online launch of Oprah Winfrey and Deepak Chopra’s "Oprah & Deepak 21-Day Meditation Challenge: Miraculous Relationships." For co-producers and composers Rich Tozzoli and Scott E. Moore, recording the music for this production proved to be as much of an adventure as the challenge was for the listeners. Featuring over two hours of original compositions across many genres with multiple musicians, the duo needed to create a unique and natural sound for each song, and it had to be as enlightened as each day’s meditation. To do this, they consistently called upon DPA Microphones’ d:dicate™ 2011C Cardioid Microphones and d:vote™ 4099 Instrument Microphones.
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Alchemy Mastering Chooses Dad Ax24 Digital Audio Converters
News: Alchemy Mastering Chooses Dad Ax24 Digital Audio ConvertersLondon-based Alchemy Mastering, a leading specialist in audio mastering, e-mastering and duplication, has chosen four NTP Technology DAD AX24 ultra-high-quality analogue-to-digital and digital-to-analogue audio converters. These have been installed as part of a major upgrade to the facilities at its headquarters at Shepherd's Bush.
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Marquis’ X2Pro Selected for French Productions
News: Marquis’ X2Pro Selected for French ProductionsMarquis Broadcast, specialist in content workflows and media integration software, has announced X2Pro, its cutting edge conversion application for delivering Final Cut Pro X projects to Avid Pro Tools for audio finishing, has been selected for several French productions. The solution has been used by Fabien Daguerre working as a freelance editor at several facilities including Le Lokal, the post production and film studio based in Toulouse, to produce feature length documentaries that have been co-produced and broadcasted by local TLT-Toulouse Television and screened in film festivals.
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KOAA Delivers Live Footage Of Colorado Floods With JVC ProHD Mobile News Camera
News: KOAA Delivers Live Footage Of Colorado Floods With JVC ProHD Mobile News CameraCompeting Stations Dub JVC GY-HM650 'Magic Cam'
JVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today announced that KOAA, the NBC affiliate for Colorado Springs-Pueblo, Colo. (DMA #89), used the built-in live HD transmission functionality of its new GY-HM650 ProHD handheld mobile news camera to provide live coverage of the deadly Colorado floods earlier this month. Wirelessly paired with a Verizon Jetpack 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot, the HD camcorder was able to transmit live footage during the event from locations that were inaccessible by traditional live trucks.
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K Films’ Director/DP Warren Kushner is ‘DRIVEN’ for FOX Sports
News: K Films’ Director/DP Warren Kushner is ‘DRIVEN’ for FOX Sports1-Hour Special Airs September 22, Features the All-New Range Rover Sport
A visualist with a flair for comedy and dialogue, award-winning Director/DP Warren Kushner of K Films has made a career of pushing boundaries. With stunning visual pieces for clients including Nike and Pepsi and high-profile comedy dialogue spots for Priceline, AFLAC, and Burger King, Kushner won the coveted assignment of crafting “DRIVEN: A Race Without Boundaries”, the one-hour special airing this Sunday, September 22 at 5:00 PM EST on FOX Sports 1. In the show, two renowned drivers race the all-new Range Rover Sport across the toughest terrains and iconic speedways in the U.S.
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Reel FX Amplifies The Guts And Glory Of Ram’s Commercial Trucks
News: Reel FX Amplifies The Guts And Glory Of Ram’s Commercial TrucksDallas/Santa Monica-based digital studio Reel FX puts the powerful features of RAM Commercial trucks to the test in a new :30, “Blow,” for RAM out of The Richards Group, Dallas, TX. The spot features the latest truck from RAM’s commercial fleet smoothly hauling a hefty load of construction equipment up a winding road, or on a craggy precipice with ease.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New Desktop Video 10
Blackmagic Design today announced Desktop Video 10, a major new software update for its UltraStudio 4K and DeckLink 4K Extreme capture and playback products that replaces all processing with a wholly new design. This new software update allows for innovative features such as simultaneous capture and playback and will be available in October free of charge.
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Optocore Serves Up Audio Fiber Transport For The U.S. Open At Arthur Ashe Stadium
News: Optocore Serves Up Audio Fiber Transport For The U.S. Open At Arthur Ashe StadiumOptocore, the leading provider of scalable, high-bandwidth, low-latency fiber-optic networks for the transmission of audio, video, intercom and data in a variety of markets, was chosen by Audio Incorporated, who is the supplier of sound reinforcement and communication equipment for U.S. Open Tennis, to provide X6R-FX-INTERCOM devices for the communication system used during this year’s U.S. Open opening ceremonies held at Arthur Ashe Stadium, part of the USTA Billie Jean King Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Flushing, Queens, New York. The high-profile tennis event began on August 26 and ended on September 9.
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AlphaDogs Explores The Trials And Tribulations Of Independent Film Pioneer Wakefield Poole
News: AlphaDogs Explores The Trials And Tribulations Of Independent Film Pioneer Wakefield PooleBeing a pioneer in any field is at the very least daunting, but imagine if what you are doing not only deals with a taboo topic of the era, but could also earn you some time in jail? In the documentary film "I Always Said Yes: The Many Lives Of Wakefield Poole" audiences are given an inside look into the life of overlooked gay liberation and independent film pioneer, Wakefield Poole. Directed by Jim Tushinski and sponsored by the San Francisco Film Society, the film will screen at selected film festivals later this year and into 2014.
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ABS Updates Washington County Control Room For Improved TVCTV Meeting Coverage
News: ABS Updates Washington County Control Room For Improved TVCTV Meeting CoverageProfessional video and audio systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) today announced it overhauled one of several control rooms use for coverage of city council meetings by Tualatin Valley Community TV (TVCTV), a division of the Metropolitan Area Communications Commission. ABS was tasked with reducing the equipment footprint, modernizing the technology, and installing equipment that could handle the county’s SD production needs of today and potential HD production needs of the future.
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SMPTE Awards 'Fellow' Status to 14 Exemplary Members of Motion Picture, TV, and Related Industries
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, has awarded the Fellow grade of SMPTE membership to 14 industry leaders. Fellow status is conferred upon individuals who have, by proficiency and contributions, attained an outstanding rank among engineers or executives in the motion picture, television, or related industries.
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WCNC Continues Move Into HD news Production with SSL C10 HD Compact Broadcast Console
News: WCNC Continues Move Into HD news Production with SSL C10 HD Compact Broadcast Console“In working with the C10, you start to realize you have a Ferrari of an audio board on your hands”
Continuing its move into HD news and live production, NBC Charlotte (WCNC), a Belo-owned, NBC affiliate station, has installed a Solid State Logic C10 HD Compact Broadcast Console to replace an aging analog system. WCNC, a recipient of numerous Regional Emmy and Edward R. Murrow awards for its news programming, is currently originating its productions in 16:9 widescreen standard definition. The addition of the C10 HD to the equipment line-up ensures an easy audio transition into full HD transmission for its recently completed, video screen-based news studio.
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Avid Once Again Delivers Scoring Success with Elysium
News: Avid Once Again Delivers Scoring Success with ElysiumRenowned music recording, mixing and mastering engineer John Rodd selected Avid solutions to create and deliver the summer blockbuster’s cutting-edge score
Avid® (NASDAQ: AVID) today showcased another example of its industry leadership with the announcement that Pro Tools®|HDX was the digital audio workstation (DAW) used to produce the score for Elysium, one of this summer’s most hotly anticipated films. "Elysium" is a Sony Pictures action film starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster about one man’s mission to save Earth. It was written, co-produced and directed by Neill Blomkamp, whose previous work includes District 9, which was nominated for four Academy Awards®. Ryan Amon composed the score.
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Digital Rapids StreamZHD Encoding System Hits the Road on the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus
News: Digital Rapids StreamZHD Encoding System Hits the Road on the John Lennon Educational Tour BusDigital Rapids -- the trusted provider of innovative media transformation and workflow solutions for bringing video to wider audiences -- announced today that the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus is using Digital Rapids' StreamZHD encoding system to educate students and deliver online streams of their live productions from its state-of-the-art, mobile audio and HD video recording and production facility.
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TrailerMoon Launches at gamescom 2013
News: TrailerMoon Launches at gamescom 2013New video creation service helps game developers, app developers and others create professional video trailers at extremely low costs
Frank Wagner and his team of video production experts announced today that they are launching TrailerMoon, a video production service that gives game developers, app developers and others an extremely cost-effective way to create high-quality video trailers to market their products and services. TrailerMoon can be seen at gamescom 2013 in Cologne (August 21-23), Hall 4.2, A018h.
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Canon EOS C300 Digital Cinematography Cameras Zoom Into the North American Eagle Project
News: Canon EOS C300 Digital Cinematography Cameras Zoom Into the North American Eagle ProjectCapturing images that have the power to fascinate an audience is a passion for professional photographer Paul Rees. An experienced still photographer for globally respected advertising agencies and magazines, Rees relied on his instincts as a photographer as he transitioned to HD motion imaging to document the North American Eagle Project, a joint U.S.-Canadian initiative to challenge the world land speed record (763 mph, or Mach 1.02) for rocket-powered automobiles.
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DVEO Launches Portable Dual Input SDI/HD-SDI Live Streaming & Encoding Appliance with Touch Panel Control – Compact System Weighs Only 7.4 Pounds/3.36 Kilograms
News: DVEO Launches Portable Dual Input SDI/HD-SDI Live Streaming & Encoding Appliance with Touch Panel Control – Compact System Weighs Only 7.4 Pounds/3.36 KilogramsNew Mamba DIG/IP™ Encoder will be Featured at IBC 2013, is Ideal for Electronic News Gathering and Live Streaming
DVEO, the broadcast division of Computer Modules, Inc. (CMI), is now shipping their new live portable light weight HD-SDI to IP streaming appliance with HD-SDI in that delivers content to iPads, laptops, OTT televisions, and mobile devices via IP. DVEO will debut the new system at Stand 2.A34 at the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam, September 13-17.
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Hiltron to Introduce HMAM-Ka Three-Axis Motorised Antenna Mount at IBC 2013, Amsterdam
News: Hiltron to Introduce HMAM-Ka Three-Axis Motorised Antenna Mount at IBC 2013, AmsterdamHiltron Communications has chosen the September 2013 International Broadcasting Convention, IBC, for the introduction of world’s first triple-axis motorised 2.4 metre receive-only Ka-band antenna with switchable linear and circular polarisation.
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HOBO Audio Creates Dynamic 7.1 Theater Mix For Coke Super Bowl Spot “Security Cam”
News: HOBO Audio Creates Dynamic 7.1 Theater Mix For Coke Super Bowl Spot “Security Cam”Audio Post House Also Takes On 7.1. Mix Of Coke Zero’s “Liquid Dream” Ad
One of the surprise hit ads during this year’s Super Bowl was the heart-warming Coke spot “Security Camera,” featuring actual security camera footage of random acts of kindness set to the classic rock staple “Give A Little Bit” by Supertramp. Looking to share that warmth with movie audiences further north, global brand services agency Tag Worldwide turned to audio post production house HOBO Audio to craft an immersive 7.1 audio mix of the spot designed for Canadian theatrical release.
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Audionamix Contributes Sound Separation Services to Verve Remixed: The First Ladies from Verve Music Group
ADX Technology Driving Catalogue Revitalization in Music, Features, TV
Audionamix, the industry’s leading sound separation specialists and developers of the revolutionary ADX Technology, contributed audio isolation services to Verve Music Group for their latest release, "Verve Remixed: The First Ladies." The album, now available in stores and on iTunes, was produced by Dahlia Ambach Caplin and Todd Roberts.
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Tom Feiler and Tribal Worldwide Say “Toys Shouldn’t Play for You”
News: Tom Feiler and Tribal Worldwide Say “Toys Shouldn’t Play for You”Feiler, who is represented in the U.S. by Accomplice Media, directs three ads that poke fun at digital toys.
Tom Feiler has directed three web spots for the Toronto-based children’s store Kol Kid and Tribal Worldwide Toronto. The spots cleverly communicate how tech toys can’t always fulfill the joy of traditional toys. The ads are the centerpiece of a new, multi-faceted campaign for the store celebrating the value of “simple play.”
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Bexel Broadens Equipment Offerings with New Dealer Partnerships
News: Bexel Broadens Equipment Offerings with New Dealer PartnershipsCompany Expands Video and Audio Product Lines for Purchase or Rental
Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Group’s Services Division and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, has expanded its new equipment offerings of high-end video and audio products. Bexel’s Technical Sales & Solutions (TSS) business segment is now the first authorized U.S. reseller of Lawo, and has added five new product lines, including: Lawo’s V_pro8 video processors, AJA acquisition/edit/conversion products, Grass Valley production solutions, Harris Broadcast, and Panasonic professional video products and displays. These brands join over 200 products available from Bexel TSS to the broadcast and production segments of the industry.
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SGO Mistika's exceptional Stereo 3D tools and advanced Metadata-based stereo Workflow was used from Start to Finish on “The Great Gatsby” directed by Baz Luhrmann
News:  SGO Mistika's exceptional Stereo 3D tools and advanced Metadata-based stereo Workflow was used from Start to Finish on “The Great Gatsby” directed by Baz LuhrmannSGO Mistika's unique and exceptional Stereo 3D tools and advanced metadata-based stereo workflow were used from start to finish on “The Great Gatsby” directed by Baz Luhrmann. Stereo 3D was used in the film as an effective device in the stunning motion picture to connect the audience intimately to the action. The corrective stereo colour balancing was achieved using Mistika.
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Atomos Samurai Blade Cut Loose
Atomos' Most Advanced Recorder/Monitor/Deck now Shipping Worldwide
Atomos, the creator of the award-winning camera mounted recorders Ninja-2 and Samurai, and the Connect converter range, have commenced shipment of their latest recorder/monitor, the Samurai Blade.
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Adobe And EditShare Wrap Up Last Editors' Lounge Of The Season
The Editors’ Lounge hosted their final installment of the season on June 28th before their annual summer hiatus with the latest from Adobe® and EditShare®. Production and post-production professionals were given the opportunity to get an up close look at all the latest editing tools with one lucky winner at the evening receiving a year’s subscription to Adobe’s Creative Cloud.
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Chris Elson joins ATG Broadcast as Product Sales Manager
ATG Broadcast announces a new addition to its team with appointment of Chris Elson as Product Sales Manager. He joins from Boxer Systems.
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Stardust, In Collaboration With BBDO, Provided Just The Right Tools For Lowe’s Spring & Summer Campaigns
News: Stardust, In Collaboration With BBDO, Provided Just The Right Tools For Lowe’s Spring & Summer CampaignsStardust expanded its creative reach and took the product promotion category to new heights in the Lowe’s recent spring and summer campaigns via BBDO. The spots, a product of a deep collaboration between Stardust and the agency team, highlight Simple Steps To Spring and Summer in stop-motion style and infused with the joy – and home improvements - associated with the blossoming Spring and Summer seasons.
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Miranda Chosen to Outfit New IMG Studios Facility in London
News: Miranda Chosen to Outfit New IMG Studios Facility in LondonMiranda Technologies, a Belden Brand, a global provider of integrated solutions for production, playout and delivery systems for television broadcasters and multi-system operators, announces the sale of its NVISION routers and multiple Kaleido-X multiviewers to IMG Studios, London as part of a major relocation of its sports production business to a new, purpose-built facility in west London this summer.
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The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus Takes AJA Gear on the Road in the U.S. and Europe
News: The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus Takes AJA Gear on the Road in the U.S. and EuropeNon-profit group The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus has provided American students of all ages with free, hands-on opportunities to make original music, video, photo, game app and broadcast projects for the past 16 years via a mobile studio-in-a-bus that has been on the road since 1998. Featuring state-of-the-art audio and HD video recording, the bus has visited schools, colleges, concerts, festivals, trade shows and museums in big cities, small towns, rural areas, severely underserved communities and everything in between. On May 8th, 2013, Yoko Ono Lennon debuted the new Lennon Bus Europe in Liverpool, set to kick off its inaugural tour in London in June and continue with travels across the UK and Europe.
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Avid VENUE Profile Powers Live Sound for Star-Studded Sound of Change Concert in London
Britannia Row Productions employs eight Avid live sound systems in multi-act international charity event
Avid® (NASDAQ: AVID) today announced that its Avid VENUE Profile systems were exclusively used to mix the recent global concert, "The Sound of Change Live," (http://www.chimeforchange.org/concert) at London’s Twickenham Stadium, reinforcing VENUE as the live sound mixing console of choice for front of house (FOH) engineers. The concert featured sets from a host of international stars including Beyoncé, Ellie Goulding, Florence + The Machine, Jennifer Lopez, John Legend and Rita Ora, and marked the launch of a new global campaign by Gucci to raise funds and awareness for girls’ and women’s empowerment.
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Solid State Logic C100 Digital Broadcast Console Scores with NFL Films
News: Solid State Logic C100 Digital Broadcast Console Scores with NFL FilmsSSL consoles are designed from the end user point of view making our transition from analogue to digital easy”
A Solid State Logic C100 HDS Digital Broadcast Console is running the audio plays for NFL Films, the organization that, since its formation in 1967, has set production style standards for contemporary sports presentations, receiving 112 Emmy Awards over the years for cinematography, writing, editing, sound, sports series and specials. Continuing its winning production style, "NFL Films" recently upgraded its shooting stage for HD production of its programs Inside the "NFL", on Showtime; "NFL Matchup", on ESPN; and "Playbook" and "First on the Field", on NFL Network. The C100 was chosen to make the change from analogue to digital audio workflow.
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DPA Microphones Spends a Night at the Opera
News: DPA Microphones Spends a Night at the OperaCompany’s 4017 Shotgun Microphones Chosen by Giacomo De Caterini to ensure discreet audio capture for important DVD recordings of two Roman operas
The sound team at the Parco Della Musica Auditorium in Rome recently selected DPA Microphones’ Reference Standard 4017 Shotgun Microphones to record the audio for a specially commissioned double DVD of two operas that were being performed as part of the Santa Cecilia Opera Studio, a master programme devoted to Bel Canto. With high quality, discreet audio set as prerequisites from the director (no microphones were to be seen in the video footage), sound engineer Giacomo De Caterini initially struggled to comply with the director’s instruction.
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DPA Microphones Spends A Night At The Opera
News: DPA Microphones Spends A Night At The OperaDPA’s 4017 Shotgun Microphones proved the ideal solution for sound engineer Giacomo De Caterini when he was asked to ensure that no microphones were visible during an important DVD shoot to capture two operas in Rome.
The sound team at the Parco Della Musica Auditorium in Rome recently turned to DPA Microphones’ Reference Standard 4017 Shotgun Microphones to record the audio for a specially commissioned double DVD of two operas that were being performed as part of the Santa Cecilia Opera Studio, a master programme devoted to Bel Canto.
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OMF Export for Audio Post: In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe shows you how easy it is to set up a preset for exporting the audio in your sequence for audio post. He also shows you the ideal type of video file to export, so your audio engineer can check sync, and even shows you how simple it is to import your mix into a 3rd party audio mixing application, in this case, Adobe's Audition.
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Steve Crimmel looks at Nuendo 2 from Steinberg. Steve comes from a pro audio engineer background and his personal experience includes working as a staff engineer for a number of years at Hollywood's famed Ocean Way Studios, where Steve engineered many of the top-selling records of all time -- including hits like those from Lionel Richie, Talking Heads, Neil Diamond and many others. From this rich bed of experience, Steve reports that ''...Nuendo goes deep in its capabilities and has spoiled me in many ways.'' In this article, Steve examines some of these reasons and shows why he's been so favorably impressed by Nuendo 2, so much so in fact that he gives it a 4 Cows rating.
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