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Technicolor–PostWorks Helps Bring Marcus Robinson’s “Rebuilding the World Trade Center” to HISTORY
News: Technicolor–PostWorks Helps Bring Marcus Robinson’s “Rebuilding the World Trade Center” to HISTORYThe New York Facility Provided Support, Strategy And Services To The Monumental Documentary on The World Trade Center Site Throughout Its Eight Years of Production.
"Rebuilding the World Trade Center", Irish artist and filmmaker Marcus Robinson’s remarkable documentary about the reconstruction of the New York City landmark, makes its U.S. premiere tonight at 6 p.m. on HISTORY. More than eight years in the making, the two-hour television special is the result of a labor of love both on the part of Robinson and Technicolor-PostWorks New York, which has been providing critical support for the project from its earliest days.
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SGO Powers Up With New NVIDIA Quadro K5200
News: SGO Powers Up With New NVIDIA Quadro K5200SGO accelerates its high-end post production products with the NVIDIA Quadro K5200. This new graphics board provides significantly higher performance and greater data handling capability than the previous generation Quadro, for SGO's Mamba FX and Mistika products, which are utilised in the world's biggest film, television and commercial productions.
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Goldcrest Post Adds High End Picture Finishing with DaVinci Resolve
News: Goldcrest Post Adds High End Picture Finishing with DaVinci ResolveLondon’s Goldcrest Post continues the expansion of its Academy Award and BAFTA winning post production services with the addition of three new digital intermediate (DI) theatrical grading suites featuring DaVinci Resolve.
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Six Lipsync Projects in Competition at Toronto International Film Festival
"A Little Chaos" will close the festival
LipSync is pleased to see six films at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) for which it has provided equity investment and post-production services. TIFF takes place from 4-14 September 2014.
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Camerimage Film Festival To Pay Tribute To Late Academy Award® Winner John Alcott
Camerimage, the International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography, announced today that the late Oscar® winning cinematographer John Alcott will be commemorated at this year’s Festival as part of the special “Remembering the Masters” series.
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Avid Congratulates Its Primetime Emmy Award Winning and Nominated Customers
Avid Everywhere Enables the Creation of the Highest-Quality, Creatively Inspiring Programs Recognized by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
Avid® (OTC:AVID) congratulates its customers on their awards and nominations at the prestigious Primetime Creative Arts Emmy® Awards, presented by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) as part of the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on August 16 in Los Angeles. The awards are dedicated to honoring the behind-the-scenes crafts essential to television production.
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Amazon’s Third Pilot Season Will Premiere August 28 in the US and UK
Pilot Episodes from Critically-Acclaimed Creators Including Shaun Cassidy, Jay Chandrasekhar, Marc Forster, Steven Soderbergh and Whit Stillman Three Half Hour Comedies and Two Hour-Long Thrillers Will be Available for Customers to Watch, Rate and Review Shows Star Noted Talent Including Selma Blair, Adam Brody, Sarah Chalke, Dana Delany, Ron Perlman, Paul Reiser, Chloë Sevigny and Mena Suvari
Amazon today announced it will debut its highly anticipated third pilot season August 28 on Amazon Instant Video in the US and the UK. Customers who watch the pilots will visit modern day Paris, step into the world of a vigilante who has visions from God, follow along as a psycho-physiological illness tears apart a town, explore the complexities of marriage, and take a trip to a country club in 1980’s New Jersey. Once again, customers are invited to watch and provide feedback on the shows they want to see turned into full series.
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Shotgun Software Keeps Projects Flowing at Milk
News: Shotgun Software Keeps Projects Flowing at MilkRising VFX Studio Establishes Pipeline Around Shotgun
Independent visual effects company Milk has standardized on Shotgun for production management and tracking. Based in London, the boutique studio that recently celebrated its one-year anniversary focuses on delivering high end VFX for television and film. Milk positioned Shotgun at the heart of its workflow when establishing a VFX pipeline, and continues to increase the level of integration. Nearly all of Milk's 80 staff members use Shotgun daily particularly across production, administration and pipeline teams.
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Oscar®-Nominated Production Designer Jim Bissell To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award At 19Th Annual Art Directors Guild Awards On January 31, 2015
News: Oscar®-Nominated Production Designer Jim Bissell To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award At 19Th Annual Art Directors Guild Awards On January 31, 2015Emmy®-winning and Oscar®-nominated Production Designer Jim Bissell will receive the Art Directors Guild's Lifetime Achievement Award at the 19th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards on January 31, 2015 at a black-tie ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The announcement was made today by John Shaffner, ADG Council Chairman, and ADG Award Producers Dave Blass and James Pearse Connelly.
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Brand New School Signs Internationally Lauded Director Ahmet Ahmet
News: Brand New School Signs Internationally Lauded Director Ahmet AhmetBrand New School has signed acclaimed British director Ahmet Ahmet, expanding its roster of talented visual artists.
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Avid Connects Professional Editing Community Through Support of EditFest London
Respected Industry Event Brings Together an Array of BAFTA®, Oscar® and Emmy® Award-Winning and Nominated Editors
For the second year running, Avid® (OTC:AVID) has signed on as a platinum supporter for the America Cinema Editors (ACE) society's EditFest London taking place at the BFI Southbank on Saturday, 21 June. The event brings together a world-class line-up of editors, providing both established and aspiring film professionals with a rare opportunity to hear the most compelling artists talk about their work and interact with them in an intimate theater setting.
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David Attenborough’s 3D Journey Launching At Glastonbury 2014
News: David Attenborough’s 3D Journey Launching At Glastonbury 2014Unique Glasses-Free 3D Experience in Association with Atlantic Productions, Go Entertain and Stream TV Networks to Take Place in the Greenpeace Field
The world premiere of "David Attenborough’s 3D Journey" will be shown daily at the CLiMAX Dome on state-of-the-art Ultra-D™ glasses-free 3D screens from Stream TV Networks in the Greenpeace field at this year’s Glastonbury Festival (25th – 29th June).
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“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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Mistika used at ONSIGHT in BAFTA Award-Winning David Attenborough’s Natural History Museum Alive 3D 4K film
News: Mistika used at ONSIGHT in BAFTA Award-Winning David Attenborough’s Natural History Museum Alive 3D 4K filmSir David Attenborough is the Only Person to have Received a BAFTA in Five Formats, Black and White, Colour, HD, 3D and now 4K.
SGO's Mistika was used at London's ONSIGHT in "David Attenborough’s Natural History Museum Alive" (3D) which has just reaped a coveted BAFTA TV Award in the Specialist Factual Category. Produced by Colossus Productions, a joint venture between Atlantic Productions and Sky 3D, Mistika technology played a major role in post at ONSIGHT in the exceptional project.
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Platform Post Builds Momentum with Baselight
News: Platform Post Builds Momentum with BaselightSoho’s Boutique Post-Production House Adds New Grading Suite With Baselight ONE, Blackboard and Baselight Editions from FilmLight
As part of an ongoing expansion strategy, Platform Post - a leading broadcast post-production house in the heart of Soho - has opened its first dedicated grading suite incorporating a Baselight ONE grading system, Blackboard control panel and Baselight for Avid from FilmLight.
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Devil & Demon Strategy Appoints VFX Legend Richard Edlund To The Board
News:  Devil & Demon Strategy Appoints VFX Legend Richard Edlund To The BoardEdlund Completes Flagship VFX Sequences for NBC’s Crossbones Series Using Devil & Demon Super-Fast Computing
The Devil & Demon Strategy, manufacturer of super-fast computers for everyone, announced today that renowned visual effects (VFX) creator, Richard Edlund, has joined its board of directors. The winner of seven Academy Awards, Edlund brings a depth and breadth of experience in motion picture and high-end television VFX to the company, and will consult on the development of the Devil and Demon product line to meet the needs of digital artists and studios in entertainment imaging worldwide.
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SGO Sponsors Creative Week at BAFTA
Showcasing Excellence in Creative Output | 2 – 6 June 2014 - BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly London W1J 9LN
SGO is proud to sponsor Creative Week which takes place at BAFTA from 2 - 6 June, drawing the television, film and advertising worlds together. Creative Week is the perfect environment for visitors to meet SGO and discover even more about Mistika's remarkable 4K capabilities and Mamba FX's node-based compositing, within the context of an experts forum. The high-profile event is produced by Media Business Insight (MBI) - the publishers of Broadcast, Screen International and Shots. The full programme covers enticing topics delivered by top industry players from BSkyB, ONSIGHT, The Look, The Mill, The Framestore, The Farm, MPC, Atlantic Productions, and many others.
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Make-Up Artists And Hair Stylists Guild Awards Set For Saturday, February 14, 2015
Timeline For Awards Announced
The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild (IATSE Local 706) Awards honoring outstanding achievements for make-up artists and hair stylists in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater will take place on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at Paramount Studios, it was announced today by IATSE Local 706 President Susan Cabral-Ebert.
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ACNE Signs Director Scott Weintrob
ACNE is pleased to announce the addition of accomplished director and producer Scott Weintrob to its live-action roster of award-winning filmmakers.
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LipSync Post Appoints Sven Taits As Senior Re-Recording Mixer
Latest Hire Brings 13 Years’ Experience on Feature Film and TV Projects
LipSync Post has appointed leading Re-Recording Mixer Sven Taits to join its BAFTA Craft award-winning sound team, starting 12 May 2014.
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ONSIGHT Drives its Mistika Colour and Finishing Suites with Precision Grading Panels
News: ONSIGHT Drives its Mistika Colour and Finishing Suites with Precision Grading PanelsThe Precision Grading Panel for SGO Mistika has proven to be a big hit at the National Association of Broadcaster's Convention (NAB) in Las Vegas this April. Within hours of the show opening, pioneering London facilities company ONSIGHT placed an order for two Precision Panels to help drive their state-of-the-art Mistika grading and finishing suites in 4K, 3D and HD. They will be installed at the company’s stunning new WC2 premises by St Martins Lane, which also includes 4K projection.
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LipSync Post Wins BAFTA Craft Award For Sound In Fiction
News: LipSync Post Wins BAFTA Craft Award For Sound In FictionTeam Wins for Work on BBC’s Dancing on the Edge
LipSync Post is delighted to have won a BAFTA Craft award for Sound-Fiction. The audio team won the award for its work on Steven Poliakoff’s acclaimed BBC drama "Dancing on the Edge." The ceremony took place at The Brewery, East London, on Sunday 27 April 2014.
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BBC Drama Leads BAFTA Nominations 2014
BBC Drama today received 18 nominations at the BAFTA Television Awards 2014 - more than any other broadcaster for drama - plus a nomination for the prestigious Radio Times Audience Award (voted for by members of the public) for Doctor Who: Day Of The Doctor.
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2014 NAB Show Creative Master Series Keynote to Discuss The Evolution of "Transcendence"
Oscar®-winning Cinematographer Wally Pfister to go Behind the Scenes of Directorial Debut with Cinematographer Jess Hall
NAB Show, the world’s largest annual conference and expo for professionals who create, manage and distribute entertainment across all platforms, will host, in partnership with the International Cinematographers Guild, Director Wally Pfister and Cinematographer Jess Hall, BSC in the Creative Master Series keynote presentation, as they give attendees a behind-the-scenes look into the hotly-anticipated sci-fi film “Transcendence” starring Johnny Depp.
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BAFTA Winning Entrepreneurs KickStart The Scorpion Light from BVE London to NAB 2014
News: BAFTA Winning Entrepreneurs KickStart The Scorpion Light from BVE London to NAB 2014Three young entrepreneurs from Scotland have launched an exciting new Kickstarter campaign running from BVE London to NAB in Vegas. At NAB, their company, Blind Spot Gear, proudly introduces the Scorpion Light, a revolutionary adaptable lighting solution for almost any conceivable production scenario.
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SGO Proudly Continues Its Sponsorship of the 3D Creative Summit
SGO proudly continues its sponsorship of the 3D Creative Summit. This important event, produced by Ravensbourne and the International 3D Society features the talented people and creative technologies behind the best 3D films and television programmes of the past year culminating in a celebration of the world's most excellent content. Mistika presentations will take place in the 3D Theatre on both days followed by Q&A’s. In addition, a series of exclusive screenings with expert practitioners will line-up the exciting two-day summit, many of whom have used Mistika in their projects.
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Igor Martinovic, Director Of Photography For “House Of Cards”! Appears On The Go Creative Show
News: Igor Martinovic, Director Of Photography For “House Of Cards”! Appears On The Go Creative ShowIgor Martinovic, Director of Photography for the Netflix original series “House of Cards” and the Academy Award Winning documentary “Man on Wire” joins Ben Consoli on the Go Creative Show to discuss his career, behind the scenes stories his experiences shooting documentary, feature film, commercial and television.
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The Academy Award Nominations Are Out and the Winner Is.....Digital Artistry
News: The Academy Award Nominations Are Out and the Winner Is.....Digital ArtistryAutodesk Software Plays an Integral Role in the Creation of Great Movies - Including 8 of the 9 Best Picture Nominees
Great movies are defined by great stories and increasingly, great storytelling is being empowered by digital technology. Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) media and entertainment staff and software played a starring role in the creation of many of this year's Academy Award nominees across many categories and were recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences with two Scientific and Technical Achievement Awards (Sci-Tech Awards).
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Avid Customers Shine at the BAFTA® Film Awards
Numerous Award-Winning and Nominated Feature Films Created With Avid's Industry-Leading Video and Audio Solutions Celebrated at the U.K.'s Most Prestigious Film Awards
Avid® (Nasdaq:AVID) today celebrated its many customers who were honored for their outstanding contributions to professional film and sound editing at the British Academy Film Awards 2014, hosted by the British Academy of Film & Television Arts (BAFTA®) in London on Sunday, February 16. The world's leading creative professionals relied on Avid's proven and trusted content creation solutions to help craft many of the celebrated films at this year's awards, including "12 Years A Slave," "Gravity," "American Hustle," "Captain Phillips" and "Rush."
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Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards
‘DALLAS BUYERS CLUB,’ ‘JACKASS PRESENTS: BAD GRANDPA,’ and ‘THE WALKING DEAD’ Among Make-Up Artist Winners at the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards ‘AMERICAN HUSTLE,’ ‘BEHIND THE CANDELABRA,’ and ‘THE VOICE’ Among Winners for Hair Stylists Johnny Depp Receives Distinguished Artisan Award From Oscar®-Winning Make-Up Artist Joel Harlow
The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild tonight announced winners of its Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists awards in 14 categories of film, television, commercials and live theater during the black-tie ceremony at the Paramount Studios Theatre. MAC Cosmetics was the Official Cocktail Reception Sponsor. The awards took place before an audience of more than 500, including guild members, industry executives and press. The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild’s President Sue Cabral-Ebert presided over the awards ceremony with actor/comedian Tom Arnold serving as host.
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Johnny Depp to Receive Distinguished Artisan Award at the Annual Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards, Feb. 15
Johnny Depp will receive the first ever Distinguished Artisan Award from the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild, Local 706, at their awards ceremony, as announced by guild President Susan Cabral-Ebert. The awards ceremony, returning after a hiatus of 10 years, will be held on February 15, 2014, at Paramount Studios.
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GRAVITY Earns Top Honors from Cinematographers
KILLING LINCOLN, GAME OF THRONES and DRUNK HISTORY Win in TV Categories
Emmanuel Lubezki, ASC, AMC; Jeremy Benning, CSC; Jonathan Freeman, ASC and Blake McClure earned top honors in the four competitive categories at the 28th Annual American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Awards for Outstanding Achievement. The ceremony was held here tonight at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland. Lubezki won the ASC Award in the feature film competition for GRAVITY. Benning won the TV movie/miniseries award for KILLING LINCOLN. Freeman took home top honors in the one-hour episodic television category for GAME OF THRONES, and McClure was the recipient of the half-hour episodic series award for DRUNK HISTORY.
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Visual Effects Society Announces its 2014 Board of Directors Officers
News: Visual Effects Society Announces its 2014 Board of Directors OfficersJeffrey A. Okun Re-elected as Board Chair
Today, the Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s global professional honorary society, announced its 2014 Board of Directors officers. The officers, who comprise the VES Board Executive Committee, were elected at the January 2014 Board meeting. The officers include Jeffrey A. Okun, who was re-elected for a sixth one-year team as Board Chair.
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Codex In 2014 Awards Season
News: Codex In 2014 Awards SeasonCodex digital recording and workflow products harnessed by nine motion pictures in 2014 Oscar, Golden Globe, BAFTA and ASC Awards nominations
Codex is delighted to announce that its digital workflow and recording products were extensively used in the production pipelines of nine motion pictures nominated at the prestigious 2014 Oscar, Golden Globe, BAFTA and American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) awards.
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Zero Gravity Adventures, Rampaging Dragons Among Effects Grabbing VFX Oscar Nominations
Framestore, Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), Pixomondo and WETA Digital are among the visual effects studios whose artists were recently honored with nominations from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences for the Oscar for Best Visual Effects.
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Mistika's Stunning Colour Grading Tools Helped Create Spectacular Filmic Look in "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" at Park Road Post Production
News: Mistika's Stunning Colour Grading Tools Helped Create Spectacular Filmic Look in "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" at Park Road Post Production
Mistika's Award-Winning Grading and Workflow Technology plays a Crucial Role at Park Road Post Production in "The Hobbit Trilogy"
SGO's award-winning Mistika DI Colour Grading post systems form the core at Park Road Post Production and were utilised again in epic fantasy film "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug," a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), the second film in "The Hobbit Trilogy" directed by Peter Jackson.
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Tool Signs Famed Feature Director Marc Forster for Commercials
News: Tool Signs Famed Feature Director Marc Forster for CommercialsTool is pleased to announce the addition of award-winning director Marc Forster to its commercial roster. With a notably versatile range of films to his credit, Marc Forster has persistently evaded categorization, having helmed a slate of major motion pictures of varying scale and genres for studios and independents alike, starring many of the industry’s premier talent.
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/WILDCHILD/ Kicks Off 2014 with Mettler, Shevin Hires
News: /WILDCHILD/ Kicks Off 2014 with Mettler, Shevin HiresContinuing the exciting year of expansion marked by the signing of EP Melissa Miller, /WILDCHILD/ is pleased to announce the addition of award-winning Editors Richard Mettler and Stewart Shevin to its growing roster. “We are thrilled to have these two amazing editors on board,” states /WILDCHILD/ Editor & Owner, Yvette Pineyro. “Both are unique storytellers who will bolster our pool of talent.”
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Visual Effects Society to Present “Gravity” Director Alfonso Cuarón with its Visionary Award
Today, the Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s professional honorary society, named acclaimed filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón as the recipient of its Visionary Award in recognition of his extraordinary career, most recently including his landmark achievement on this year’s hugely acclaimed “Gravity.” The award will be presented at the 12th Annual VES Awards on February 12, 2014 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
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Shane Meadows Chooses Blackmagic Cameras For Jake Bugg’s “Slumville Sunrise” Music Video
News: Shane Meadows Chooses Blackmagic Cameras For Jake Bugg’s “Slumville Sunrise” Music VideoBlackmagic Design today announced that director Shane Meadows shot Jake Bugg’s latest music video on the Blackmagic Cinema Camera and Pocket Cinema Camera, and completed color correction on DaVinci Resolve.
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Milk To Create VFX For New" Doctor Who" Series
VFX house Milk Visual Effects – the company behind the visual effects created for the BBC’s "Doctor Who 50th Anniversary special episode: Day of the Doctor" - has been commissioned by the BBC to create the visual effects for the forthcoming eighth series of "Doctor Who," starring new Doctor Peter Capaldi. The new series will be broadcast in 2014.
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Milk Delivers VFX to Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special in Stereoscopic 3D
News: Milk Delivers VFX to Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special in Stereoscopic 3DVFX house Milk Visual Effects worked with the BBC to create the visual effects for the BBC’s hotly anticipated 75-minute special Doctor Who 50th anniversary episode: The Day of the Doctor. Shot in stereoscopic 3D, the episode was broadcast on BBC One in the UK on Saturday 23rd November achieving an average audience of 10.2 million and was simulcast in 94 countries and in more than 1500 cinemas across the world, winning a Guinness World Record as the largest simulcast of a TV drama in history.
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American Society of Cinematographers to Pay Tribute to Dean Cundey, Eduardo Serra and Richard Rawlings
News: American Society of Cinematographers to Pay Tribute to Dean Cundey, Eduardo Serra and Richard RawlingsTrio will be Presented Awards at Annual ASC Gala
Dean Cundey, ASC; Eduardo Serra, AFC, ASC; and Richard Rawlings, Jr., ASC will be recognized by their peers during the 28th Annual American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Outstanding Achievement Awards on February 1, 2014, here at the Hollywood & Highland Ray Dolby Ballroom. Cundey will receive the ASC’s Lifetime Achievement Award; Serra will be presented with the International Achievement Award; and Rawlings will pick up the org’s Career Achievement in Television Award.
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Ben Stiller’s “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” To Close Camerimage Film Festival
Terry Gilliam To Present “The Zero Theorem” As The Festival’s Second Opening Night Film
CAMERIMAGE, the International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography, announced today that Ben Stiller’s new comedy drama The Secret Life of Walter Mitty has been selected to close the 21st edition of the Festival, which takes place November 16th – 23rd.
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Moxie Pictures Signs Director Phillip Van
News: Moxie Pictures Signs Director Phillip VanMoxie Pictures has signed award-winning writer/director Phillip Van for Global commercial representation. Van has helmed commercial campaigns for a wide range of clients including Blue Cross, Yves Saint Laurent, NBC, Optimum and Tribeca Film Festival that have earned him accolades at the D&AD, One Show, Promax and national Addy awards. Van has harnessed his talent for long-form storytelling to craft several cinematic web series, including a highly popular series for XBOX that was released as a prequel to the horror video game “Alan Wake” for which he won a 2011 One Show Silver Pencil and D&AD Yellow Pencil Award. Most recently, he completed "Deja View,"(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIZUUpKzFF8) an innovative campaign out of TBWAChiatDay for Infiniti that utilizes voice recognition to dynamically adapt to each viewer, allowing each one to have a unique interaction with the characters and storyline. Van comes to Moxie from Little Minx.
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Vision3 Expands 3D Resources with Mistika at its Heart
Mistika is a 3D Vision at Vision3
In a move to further expand their capabilities, Vision3 has invested in a Mistika post production system from SGO to offer clients an advanced 3D post production pipeline for high level cinema productions in London. Vision3 now hosts a state-of-the-art cinema suite with Mistika and their bespoke shot management and workflow system integrated with SGO's technology. This will enable Vision3 to further develop the creative and narrative set-up that is the hallmark of their approach. Vision3 specialises in stereography within numerous fields of expertise such as studio and independent feature films, high-end natural history documentaries, IMAX, unique special events and commercials.
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Creative Studio Hēlō Lands In Venice
News: Creative Studio Hēlō Lands In VeniceDigital agency veteran Brendan Kiernan and seasoned film/commercial producer Justin Moore-Lewy have assembled a roster of groundbreaking directors, content creators and production designers for experiential projects to launch Venice, CA/NYC-based production hub, HēLō (pronounced Hee-low.) A nimble, cross-platform creative production company focused on storytelling for integrated entertainment and advertising, HēLō is currently in production on "Beyond the Brick,"(http://thelegodocumentary.com/) the first feature-length “brickumentary” about the global culture surrounding LEGO® with Academy Award-winning director Daniel Junge (Saving Face) and Academy Award-nominated director Kief Davidson (Open Heart). The film, which is slated for theatrical release in early 2014, tells the International story of how the world’s most popular toy became a global phenomenon for children and adults, which the HēLō team captures through the colorful lens of culture, art and education.
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Newsmedia Invitation to Inaugural Bill Vinten GTC University Awards
News: Newsmedia Invitation to Inaugural Bill Vinten GTC University AwardsThe Guild of Television announces that the inaugural Bill Vinten GTC University awards, with the support of ITV, will take place on October 24 between 18:00 and 21:00 at the ITV Studios on London's South Bank. The awards are the result of collaboration between the GTC, Bill Vinten OBE and retired GTC member Stuart McKears. The Bill Vinten GTC University Award 2013 is also supported by The Television and Video Camera Craft Educational Trust (Acting Chairman: Stuart McKears).
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Aéro Film Signs Directors Sue Worthy And Dan Gifford For U.S. Commercial Representation
News: Aéro Film Signs Directors Sue Worthy And Dan Gifford For U.S. Commercial RepresentationBicoastal/Munich-based Aéro Film has bolstered their directorial roster with the addition of directors Sue Worthy and Dan Gifford for U.S. commercial representation. Worthy’s natural skill for capturing exquisite moments through vivid imagery is evident in spots for Olay, Mitsubishi, Dove, Ford, Herbal Essences and Johnson & Johnson, among others. Gifford has directed over 100 commercials for a diverse range of international clients including Nikon, Adidas, Toyota, PlayStation, BBC, Nike, Heineken, Expedia, Reebok and Unicef, among numerous others.
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Seamus McGarvey, ASC, BSC joins GCI Faculty for Level 1, Session 9 at Global Cinematography Institute
Apply today to take part in Level 1, Session 9 which includes "Cinematography for Independent Films" with Seamus McGarvey, ASC, BSC - Only a couple spots remain! Session begin Sept. 28th
GCI welcomes Academy Award nominated Director of Photography Seamus McGarvey, ASC, BSC as a guest instructor in "Cinematography for Independent Films" for the upcomming GCI Level 1, Session 9 beginning on September 28th.
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ONSIGHT Shows Insight By Setting Its Sights On Mistika Expanding Further To Deliver High-End DI And Stereo 3D Productions To Meet Increasing Film And Broadcast Demand
News: ONSIGHT Shows Insight By Setting Its Sights On Mistika Expanding Further To Deliver High-End DI And Stereo 3D Productions To Meet Increasing Film And Broadcast Demand"We have been users of Mistika for a long time. It continues to help us meet increasing and complex requirements in DI and Stereo 3D productions with impressive and importantly, real-time results. ...Updating our Mistika facilities was vital for the benefit of our creative and technical teams, in order to keep delivering high quality and time sensitive material.”Simon Craddock, CEO of ONSIGHT
ONSIGHT, one of the UK's major production facilities company and stereoscopic 3D specialists, expands further with substantial upgrades from SGO at its London-based full service post production facility. The company has added to its DI colour grading and Stereo 3D resources through the additional upgrade of its existing Mistika suites from SGO. ONSIGHT has offered its clients a suite of SGO products for some time, which include four Mistika systems operating on shared storage, the Mistika on-set production tool and an SGO SAN, powered-up by HPZ820 platforms for reinforced efficiency. The new and upgraded systems will include the latest Mistika 7.2 software with an exciting extension of Stereo 3D tools that streamline many routine tasks, along with transforming features that guarantee to deliver a significant increase in performance and boost productivity to meet client needs.
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Sound Devices 788T-SSD Provides Out Of This World Audio Recording Capabilities For BBC’S Doctor Who
News: Sound Devices 788T-SSD Provides Out Of This World Audio Recording Capabilities For BBC’S Doctor WhoReliable Production Audio Recorder Delivers Outstanding Performance Throughout Busy Production Schedule
When BAFTA Cymru Award-nominated sound recordist Deian Humphreys set out to capture all of the dynamic dialog for the BBC hit science fiction television program "Doctor Who," he turned to Sound Devices 788T-SSD digital audio recorder, 442 field mixer, CL-9 linear fader controller and CL-8 mixing control surface to record and mix all the audio action. With 20 years of experience in professional audio, he has worked in many aspects of sound production, ranging from location sound recording for drama and documentaries to sound supervising for studio and outside broadcast programs.
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John Knoll To Keynote 2013 View Conference
News: John Knoll To Keynote 2013 View ConferenceIndustrial Light & Magic’s new Chief Creative Officer to highlight Italy’s largest computer graphics conference.
VIEW Conference, Italy’s largest computer graphics conference, is proud to announce that Industrial Light & Magic’s new Chief Creative Officer John Knoll is slated to be the keynote speaker at this year’s event, taking place October 15-18 in Turin, Italy. John Knoll will present ILM’s work on Guillermo del Toro’s amazing film Pacific Rim and share his knowledge with VIEW attendees.
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LOOK Effects Hires David Embley
Embley to Serve as Director of Finance
LOOK Effects has hired financial management consultant David Embley as their new Director of Finance. With over 15 years experience, David brings extensive accounting knowledge and expertise to his new appointment. He is based in LOOK’s Los Angeles headquarters and began his new position at the end of July.
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Envy Post Production Selects Signiant Media Shuttle™ for Rapid Delivery of High Res Long and Short Form Programming
News: Envy Post Production Selects Signiant Media Shuttle™ for Rapid Delivery of High Res Long and Short Form ProgrammingEase and Brand-ability of Cloud-based Solution Helps Leading Post Production House Automate Workflows and Collaborate Better with Clients
Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software for media and entertainment, today announced that leading post production house Envy Post Production has become yet another major UK broadcast content company to adopt Media Shuttle™ hybrid SaaS file transfer solution to move large files securely among its business partners and global customer base. Responding to its client needs, Envy Post has standardized on Media Shuttle because of its ease-of-use, the ability to be seamlessly branded and because it is today’s smartest way to move and share large files.
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DPA Microphones Have the Magic Touch on the Set of "Now You See Me"
News: DPA Microphones Have the Magic Touch on the Set of "Now You See Me"Company’s d:fine™ Headset Microphones Found in Major Scenes Throughout the Film
DPA Microphones proved to be not only appealing to the ears, but also to the eyes, on the set of the new Box Office sci-fi hit, Now You See Me. Equipping the all star lead actors with DPA d:fine™ Headset Microphones for the pivotal presentation scenes provided both the artistic director and sound mixer with the vision and audio aspects they needed.
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ASC Announces Winners of Savides Student Heritage Awards
The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) announced the winning films in the 2013 ASC Harris Savides Student Heritage Awards last night in a ceremony here at the organization’s clubhouse. The awards are designed to showcase the artistic abilities of the next generation of filmmakers, with a focus on their cinematographic abilities.
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Award-Winning Visual Effects Team Launches New Facility: MILK
News: Award-Winning Visual Effects Team Launches New Facility: MILKMilk Founders Behind VFX on Doctor Who and Mirror Man in Snow White and the Huntsman
The BAFTA award-winning team behind the visual effects for the BBC’s "Doctor Who" and the recent "Ice Age Giants" today announced the launch of Milk, a new London based, high-end visual effects facility. Milk will specialise in innovative 3D effects and character animation for both TV and feature films. Milk will immediately begin work on the 50th anniversary episode of "Doctor Who" (BBC) and "Sherlock: Series Three" (Hartswood Films/BBC), as well as the new TV adaptation of "Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell" (Cuba Pictures/BBC) a mini-series due to be broadcast on BBC One in 2014.
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Lucasfilm’s Industrial Light & Magic Names John Knoll Chief Creative Officer
Company continues to focus efforts on developing cutting-edge technology for filmmakers
Lucasfilm Ltd. announced today the promotion of John Knoll to Chief Creative Officer of Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) effective immediately. Knoll, who joined the company in 1986, has served as a Visual Effects Supervisor since 1991. Knoll will serve alongside ILM President, Lynwen Brennan.
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ShootersInc Unveils Extensive New Directorial Roster
Company Signs 7 Directors & Positions Itself For An Integrated Future
ShootersINC, the creative multi-dimensional content company, has unveiled an extensive new Directorial roster, including the signing of seven Directors. Joining the company is a diverse group of talent: Directors Robert Adamo, Kris Magyarits, Rob Markopoulos, Ira Rosensweig, Judy Starkman, Julian van Mil and Scott Whitham.
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Cool Running For Sound Devices On Frozen Planet
News: Cool Running For Sound Devices On Frozen Planet744T and MixPre Lend Incredible Audio to Nature Documentary Series
As a location sound recordist specializing in capturing wildlife and natural history audio, Chris Watson has traveled all over the world, enduring some of the most extreme climates and harshest working conditions on Earth to get compelling sound. For his work on Frozen Planet, the BAFTA award-winning documentary series co-produced by the BBC and the Discovery Channel, he turned to Sound Devices 744T Recorder and MixPre Compact Field Mixer for his portable audio recording needs.
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New EditShare Theater Promises Outstanding Creative Lineup at NAB 2013
News: New EditShare Theater Promises Outstanding Creative Lineup at NAB 2013Karga Seven Pictures, Mind Over Media, Université of Quebec, South Pacific Pictures, Big Brother, Lime Pictures, Sprint Vision and feature film editor Scott Hill share their success stories
EditShare® is featuring an all-star speaker lineup in the new theater area of its expansive NAB 2013 booth (SL9010). Located in the Las Vegas Convention Center’s South Lower Hall, EditShare will host award-winning creatives from around the world, who will discuss how EditShare technology transformed their productions and businesses. “You can always see product demonstrations that show every capability and new feature that EditShare offers, but this does not compare to hearing from and talking with an industry peer who has put our products to use successfully in the real world,” says Andy Liebman, founder and CEO, EditShare.“So if you work in feature films, live sports production, education, studio multi-cam productions or reality TV, you can hear from an EditShare customer who has similar workflow challenges, telling their personal success story on stage. These special presentations promise to be interactive and engaging, and will go deep into the trials and triumphs of how prominent EditShare customers are using the latest tapeless technology to move their businesses forward.”
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Award-Winning Composer Michael Price Invests In Prism Sound’s High Quality Audio
News: Award-Winning Composer Michael Price Invests In Prism Sound’s High Quality AudioAward-winning composer and producer Michael Price is using a Prism Sound Maselec Master Series MEA-2 equaliser on his latest project – creating the music for ITV’s acclaimed supernatural drama series Lightfields.
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DPA Microphones Congratulates Les Miserables Sound Team on its Oscar and BAFTA Awards Successes
News: DPA Microphones Congratulates Les Miserables Sound Team on its Oscar and BAFTA Awards SuccessesDPA Microphones Congratulates Les Miserables Sound Team on its Oscar and BAFTA Awards Successes
DPA Microphones would like to extend its congratulations to Andy Nelson, Mark Paterson and Simon Hayes for their recent success at both the Oscar and BAFTA Award Ceremonies where they carried off the top accolades in the Sound Mixing categories for their work on Les Miserables. DPA’s 4071 Lavalier Microphones played an integral part in recording the audio for the film version of Les Miserables, which features an all-star cast including Hugh Jackman, Helena Bonham Carter, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway and Sacha Baron Cohen.
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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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Feature and Television Productions Captured by Codex Honored at BAFTA, ASC Awards
News: Feature and Television Productions Captured by Codex Honored at BAFTA, ASC Awards“Skyfall,” “Life of Pi,” and “Game of Thrones” continue the Codex winning streak.
Feature film and television productions produced with Codex digital recording and workflow technology continue to rack up key technical and creative awards. At this year’s British Film Academy Awards (BAFTA) held this past Sunday in London, Skyfall took the Alexander Korda Award for Outstanding British Film of the Year, while Life of Pi won for Best Cinematography (Claudio Miranda, ASC) and Best Achievement in Special Visual Effects.
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Director Timothy Reckart’s Academy Award®-Nominated “Head Over Heels” Wins 2013 Annie Award
News: Director Timothy Reckart’s Academy Award®-Nominated “Head Over Heels” Wins 2013 Annie AwardFilmmaker Launches Reckart Productions, Developing Two Stop Motion Feature Films: “Head Over Heels” Earns Praise From Nick Park
Director Timothy Reckart’s Academy Award®-nominated animated short film, “Head Over Heels”, won a 2013 Annie Award on February 2nd, at the 40th Annual Annie Awards—internationally recognized as the most prestigious animation awards in the world—in Los Angeles. Reckart, 26, is a student at the UK’s world-renowned National Film And Television School (NFTS), which is continuing to uphold its track record of producing animation projects that garner Oscar recognition. The school has also turned out successful graduates, including cinematographer Roger Deakins and composer Dario Marianelli (both are also Academy Award-nominated this year), and the Academy Award-winning Nick Park (Aardman Animations).
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Marquis’ Project Parking Provides Flawless Editorial Flexibility for Zodiak Rights
Marquis Broadcast, specialist in content workflows and media integration software, has today announced that Zodiak Rights has saved time and improved editorial flexibility with Marquis Broadcast’s archive and retrieve solution: Project Parking. Zodiak Rights, the international distribution and rights exploitation division of Zodiak Media, known for award-winning scripted programming including: Being Human the supernatural hit for BBC Three and Syfy US; and Wallander the BAFTA award-winning drama series for BBC One starring Kenneth Branagh, has used Project Parking to help create multiple promos for various projects including material for miptv and mipcom.
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LOOK Effects Signs Everett Burrell
News: LOOK Effects Signs Everett BurrellBurrell to Join as Visual Effects Supervisor
LOOK Effects is delighted to announce they have hired industry veteran and Emmy-award winner, Everett Burrell as Visual Effects Supervisor. Burrell will be based in LOOK’s Los Angeles headquarters office where he will supervise current and future feature film projects, beginning early next month.
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DPA Microphones used to Record the Unique Film Sound of Les Misérables
News: DPA Microphones used to Record the Unique Film Sound of Les MisérablesAward-winning production sound mixer, Simon Hayes, discusses how he used DPA 4071 lavaliere mics to capture live audio for this innovative film
DPA Microphones played an integral part in recording the audio for the film version of the hit musical Les Misérables, which features an all-star cast including Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Samantha Barks and Sacha Baron Cohen.
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Ang Lee to Receive MPSE’s Filmmaker Award
News: Ang Lee to Receive MPSE’s Filmmaker AwardThe Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) today announces that Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee will be the recipient of its 2013 Filmmaker Award to be presented at the 60th MPSE Golden Reel Awards on February 17, 2013 in Los Angeles. Lee, whose latest film Life of Pi is currently in theaters, was selected for a body of work that has demonstrated superlative artistry and has advanced the craft of filmmaking.
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Nikon Attracts Hollywood Talent For Its “Beautiful Horror Movie” Program
Director Guillermo Arriaga and Cinematographer Janusz Kaminski Create Short Horror Film with the D800 and NIKKOR Lenses
Today, Nikon Inc. announced the launch of its “Beautiful Horror Movie,” a challenge posed to two of the world’s top filmmakers to define the moment when striking cinematography and terror converge. Designed as a project to demonstrate capabilities of the Nikon D800 HD-SLR camera, world-class writer/director Guillermo Arriaga and award-winning cinematographer Janusz Kaminski will direct and capture a short film, combining the darkness and suspense of a horror film with the elegance and beauty of high-caliber cinematography.
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Walter Murch, ACE to Present Hollywood Post Alliance Charles S. Swartz Award to Ray Dolby
News: Walter Murch, ACE to Present Hollywood Post Alliance Charles S. Swartz Award to Ray DolbyLegendary Sound Designer, Technology Visionary and Editor will Present Award to his Colleague and Joint Visionary
The Hollywood Post Alliance® just announced that sound designer and film editor Walter Murch will be on hand to present the Charles S. Swartz Award for Creativity and Innovation in the Field of Post Production to his colleague and joint visionary, Ray Dolby. Ray Dolby, renowned inventor, engineer, and founder of Dolby Laboratories, has been named recipient of its Charles S. Swartz Award. Mr. Dolby, accompanied by his family, will be honored during the 7th Annual HPA Awards ceremony on November 1, 2012 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.
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Exciting news from VIEW Conference! Oct 15-19 2012, Turin, Italy
VIEW conference director Maria Elena Gutierrez has announced that senior visual effects supervisor Dan Glass of Method Studios will give a world premiere presentation on the feature film “Cloud Atlas”. Directed by Lana and Andy Wachowski and Tom Tykwer, the Warner Bros. release received a 10-minute standing ovation at its Toronto Film Festival premiere. “Cloud Atlas” is scheduled for wide release beginning in late October.
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Original Motion Picture Soundtrack For "End of Watch" Featuring New Music By David Sardy Released Today!
Relativity Music Group is proud to announce the release of the original motion picture soundtrack of End Of Watch, featuring powerful new music by the three-time Grammy award winner David Sardy. The upcoming action thriller starring Acadamy Award® nominee Jake Gyllenhall and Michael Peña, will be released in theaters everywhere on September 21st, 2012.
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LOOK Effects Hires ILM Supervisor
Jeff Wozniak to Serve as Digital Effects Supervisor
LOOK Effects has named industry veteran Jeff Wozniak as Digital Effects Supervisor. After 11 years with Industrial Light & Magic as Sequence Supervisor and Senior Digital Artist, Wozniak has made the move to the east coast to work in LOOK’s New York office where he will supervise current and future feature film projects. Jeff brings extensive live-action and feature animation experience to his new position.
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Hoxton Redsox Touch Base as London's Newest VFX Studio
News: Hoxton Redsox Touch Base as London's Newest VFX StudioHoxton Redsox has opened as London’s newest visual effects (VFX) studio. Based in the heart of London’s East End, the company brings together a core team of VFX artists who have many years of combined expertise in post production gained from contributing to BAFTA, Emmy and British Arrow-winning projects, plus expertise from working at industry-leading post houses.
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Nucoda Colorist Aidan Farrell Wins BAFTA Special Award
News: Nucoda Colorist Aidan Farrell Wins BAFTA Special AwardRenowned Nucoda Colourist Aidan Farrell was presented with BAFTA's Special Award at the British Academy Television Craft Awards. The award recognises his outstanding creative contribution to the industry and his extensive work and accomplishments in his field.
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Oscar®-Nominee Dante Spinotti Named 2012 Kodak Cinematographer-in-Residence at UCLA/TFT
News: Oscar®-Nominee Dante Spinotti Named 2012 Kodak Cinematographer-in-Residence at UCLA/TFTApril 30 Screening of Spinotti's The Last of the Mohicans Open to the Public
Affirming their commitment to the next generation of filmmakers and to the future of the film industry, Kodak and UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television (TFT) have announced Oscar®-nominee Dante Spinotti, AIC, ASC will be the 2012 Kodak Cinematographer-in-Residence for the spring quarter at UCLA/TFT.
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Pixomondo Congratulates "Hugo" Team On Best VFX Academy Award® Win
VFX Supervisor Ben Grossmann and Digital Effects Supervisor Alex Henning Take Home Oscar Gold for Outstanding VFX Work on Hugo
Pixomondo Visual Effects Supervisor Ben Grossmann and Pixomondo Digital Effects Supervisor Alex Henning – along with Hugo’s Visual Effects Supervisor Rob Legato and Special Effects Supervisor Joss Williams – earned the Best Visual Effects Oscar® for work on Martin Scorsese’s 3D epic adventure, Hugo, at the 84th Academy Awards held last night at the Hollywood & Highland Center®. The win marks Pixomondo’s first-ever Academy Award® and caps a wildly successful awards season for the magical film, which includes VFX recognition from the BAFTA® Awards, the VES (Visual Effects Society) Awards and the International Press Academy Satellite Awards.
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Pixomondo Recognized with Academy Award®, BAFTA Award® and VES Award Nominations For Best VFX
VFX Supervisor Ben Grossmann and Digital Effects Supervisor Alex Henning Receive Nods For Outstanding VFX Work on "Hugo"
Talented artists from international visual effects company Pixomondo have earned the company's first-ever Academy Award® nomination garnered for work on Martin Scorsese's 3D epic adventure, Hugo. Pixomondo Visual Effects Supervisor Ben Grossmann and Pixomondo Digital Effects Supervisor Alex Henning - along with Hugo's Visual Effects Supervisor Rob Legato and Special Effects Supervisor Joss Williams - are among the contenders competing for the Best Visual Effects Oscar®.
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Award-Winning Sound Mixer Paul Massey Joins Sony Pictures as Vice President, Sound Director
News: Award-Winning Sound Mixer Paul Massey Joins Sony Pictures as Vice President, Sound DirectorSix-time Oscar® nominee and three-time BAFTA winning sound mixer Paul Massey has joined Sony Pictures Post Production Facilities as Vice President, Sound Director. Based at the Sony Pictures Studios lot in Culver City, Massey will handle theatrical re-recording, working on upcoming releases including "The Amazing Spider-Man" for Columbia Pictures, "The Lone Ranger" for Walt Disney Pictures, and "47 Ronin" for Universal Pictures.
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Kleinman, Ledwidge, Frankel And Barrons Launch Us Office Of Rattling Stick
Directors Daniel Kleinman and Ringan Ledwidge and President Johnnie Frankel join with feature and commercial producer Jennifer Barrons, now Partner/EP, to bring their uniquely successful UK brand to the States. Looking forward to introducing their talented slate of European directors to the US market as well as adding several US based directors to the company, Rattling Stick will open doors in November in Los Angeles. Michel Waxman joins the Rattling Stick team as newly appointed Head of Sales and will handle West coast sales. East coast sales will be handled by Uncle Lefty.
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Framestore Integrates IKinema into its Motion Capture Pipeline
News: Framestore Integrates IKinema into its Motion Capture PipelineNew Plug-in Enables Users to Create or Retarget Data Inside Maya in Real-time
Bringing a new age of motion capture processing to the industry, IKinema™ LTD announced today that the leading VFX house in London, Framestore, has incorporated IKinema technology into its motion capture production pipeline. Chosen for its powerful, fast and remarkably controllable design, IKinema’s inverse kinematics (IK) solver is now the key motion capture solving and retargeting tool that Framestore uses to create special effects and animation for both its broadcast and VFX projects.
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3D Colorist Dado Valentic to Show DaVinci Resolve 8 Workflow at IBC SuperMeet
Blackmagic Design today announced that Dado Valentic, founder of the UK’s first datalab MYTHERAPY, will be demonstrating DaVinci Resolve 8 as part of a Final Cut Pro workflow at the IBC Amsterdam FCPUG SuperMeet on Sunday, 11th September at the Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky.
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Top Marks For "The First Grader" And LipSync
News: Top Marks For "The First Grader" And LipSyncInvestment and post production provided to award-winning feature film which opens in UK
LipSync Productions, the investment and equity services company, and LipSync Post, the leading post-production facility, provided investment and post production services for The First Grader, which will be released in the UK from 24 June 2011.
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Manhattan Edit Workshop Captures The Action Of EditFest NY 2011 Via Signature Padumentaries Featuring Filmmaking's Finest
Interviews with the industry's hottest editors and filmmakers –Malcolm Jamieson , David Zieff (Metallica: Some Kind of Monster), Ken Schretzmann (Toy Story 3), Andrew Weisblum (Black Swan) and more
(New York, New York--June 15, 2011) Manhattan Edit Workshop (Mewshop), the cutting-edge authorized digital-training destination for post-production and content creators, takes viewers behind the scenes of the 2011 ACE EditFest NY event held at the Director's Guild of America Theater in New York City this past weekend.
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Industry experts share their knowledge at the Vitec Group’s NAB 2011 live event area
The Vitec Group plc will hold a dedicated live event area at NAB2011 to share its knowledge and expertise on the latest products, technology and techniques in the broadcast and film industry. Representatives from key Vitec Group brands will be joined by independent industry experts to host a range of informative sessions for NAB2011 visitors on 11-14 April.
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Autodesk Technology Helps Conjure Movie Magic for Academy Award Honorees
Autodesk Celebrates Digital Artists Behind Most-Acclaimed Movies of the Year
The remarkable transformations of cityscapes in "Inception" were achieved with the help of visual effects software from Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), marking the 16th consecutive year that Autodesk Digital Entertainment Creation tools were used on a Best Visual Effects Oscar–winning movie.
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“Biutiful” Supervising Sound Editor Martín Hernández Joins Soundelux
News: “Biutiful” Supervising Sound Editor Martín Hernández Joins SoundeluxSupervising Sound Editor/Sound Designer Martín Hernández, whose credits include "Biutiful", "Into the Wild" and "Babel", has joined Soundelux. One of the most accomplished sound editors in Latin America, and one of few to successfully cross over to mainstream films, Hernández will be based at Soundelux’s facility in Hollywood.
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Createasphere Presents Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC in Conversation with American Cinematographer
Oscar® Nominee off to Universal City for March 3rd Entertainment Technology Expo
Createasphere’s Entertainment Technology Expo - the industry-leading event that brings together experts, exhibitors, sponsors, and attendees that share a vested interest in understanding and shaping the future of the industry - will present esteemed cinematographer Roger Deakins, ASC-BSC in a Conversation with American Cinematographer’s Jon Witmer.
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Lightworks Editor Tariq Anwar Receives Eddie, Bafta And Academy Award Nominations For "The King's Speech"
Multi-award nominee Tariq Anwar leveraged Lightworks' superior editing capabilities to bring the historic film to life
EditShare®, the technology leader in cross platform collaborative editing and shared media storage, extends its sincerest congratulations to "The King's Speech" editor Tariq Anwar on his trio of award nominations, which include ACE (American Cinema Editors) Eddie, BAFTA (The British Academy of Film and Television Arts) and Academy Award® considerations.
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Sound One’s Dominick Tavella Receives BAFTA Nomination for “Black Swan”
Re-recording Mixer Dominick Tavella of CSS Studios’ Sound One in New York has been nominated for Best Achievement in Sound in the 2011 British Academy of Film & Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards.
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Mark Stetson is Head of Features for Zoic Studios
News: Mark Stetson is Head of Features for Zoic StudiosOscar award-winning, visual effects luminary Mark Stetson has joined Zoic Studios to lead the company's feature film division.
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Re-recording Mixer Mike Prestwood Smith Joins Todd-AO
News: Re-recording Mixer Mike Prestwood Smith Joins Todd-AOCSS Studios®, Hollywood’s leading independent post-production sound company, today announced that Re-recording Mixer Mike Prestwood Smith will join the company’s Todd-AO® facility in Santa Monica, Calif.
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Company 3 Salutes "The Hurt Locker" on its Enormous Success
Facility Provided Massive Post Effort on History-Making Feature
Company 3 is proud to have provided an extensive package of postproduction services to the visually arresting, dramatically devastating and multiple-award-winning feature "The Hurt Locker." The filmmakers entrusted the digital intermediate, over 75 visual effects shots and all of the processing and dailies work in a coordinated effort between Company 3 and sister companies in Hollywood and London.
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Asylum Honored for Outstanding VFX at the VES Awards
Premier VFX and design studio Asylum nabbed the award for Outstanding Visual Effects in a Video Game Trailer for "Halo 3: ODST", The Life at last night's 8th Annual VES Awards.
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LipSync Post installs Genetic Engineering and improves efficiency by 50%
Leading London post house gains benefits from Quantel shared workflow solution
LipSync Post, the leading London post house, recently installed a Quantel Genetic Engineering shared workflow solution to support its two Quantel Pablo color correction suites and iQ DI system.
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Vancouver Film School Alumni Honoured with Oscar Nominations
District 9 a nominee for four Academy Awards; VFS grads up for Best Adapted Screenplay
Vancouver Film School (VFS), Canada’s premier post-secondary entertainment arts institution and one of the most distinguished in the world, is thrilled to congratulate VFS graduates Neill Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell on the four Academy Award nominations awarded to their acclaimed film "District 9", as announced this morning by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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Renowned Cinematographer Lance Acord Set for Keynote Conversation during Los Angeles HD EXPO - Createasphere
“Where the Wild Things Are” Cinematographer Talks Creativity, Collaboration and Storytelling
Acclaimed American cinematographer Lance Acord will share insights and experiences in an up-close Conversation with American Cinematographer Magazine’s Associate Editor Jon Witmer during HD EXPO – Createasphere on November 4, 2009.
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