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Ventuz Case Study - Viewer Participation with Web vs. Promi
News: Ventuz Case Study - Viewer Participation with Web vs. PromiGerman agency Rayd uses Ventuz to create Web vs. Promi for KiKA, a children’s game show that allows kids at home to compete against a celebrity in the studio.
The greatest endeavor for broadcasters in the 21st century is viewer participation. Bridging the gap between the TV studio and the families at home is the final cornerstone of broadcast evolution, and producers, directors and decisionmakers are frantically searching for solutions.
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"Graveyard Carz" Turns to Small Tree Shared Storage to Accelerate Post Production Workflow
With over 26 episodes to be completed in the coming months, The Division, the team behind Velocity by Discovery’s "Graveyard Carz", needed to accelerate their post production workflow.
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The AICP Next Awards Premiere At The NYU Skirball Center
The AICP Next Awards debuted tonight at The NYU Skirball Center in New York City. The AICP Next Awards is one of the tent pole events of AICP Week – which also includes the AICP Directors Lectures Series at MoMA, and the premiere of the AICP Show: The Art & Technique of the American Commercial. Gerry Graf, Founder/Chief Creative Officer of Barton F. Graf 9000, served as this year’s AICP Next Awards Judging Chair.
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City of Edina Automates Local HD/SD PEG Channels with Tightrope Cablecast
News: City of Edina Automates Local HD/SD PEG Channels with Tightrope CablecastEDINA 16 is Comcast’s first HD PEG channel in Minnesota
Edina Community Channel 16 in Minnesota recently became the state’s first Public Access-Educational-Government (PEG) channel to broadcast in HD on Comcast cable systems, with technology from Tightrope Media Systems supporting the transition and new production workflow.
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Taillight Director Shane Drake’s Music Video for Tim McGraw and Taylor Swift’s ‘Highway Don’t Care,’ Featuring Keith Urban on Guitar, Takes Home The ACM’s Award For ‘Music Video of the Year’ After Garnering The Top Honor At The
News: Taillight Director Shane Drake’s Music Video for Tim McGraw and Taylor Swift’s ‘Highway Don’t Care,’ Featuring Keith Urban on Guitar, Takes Home The ACM’s Award For ‘Music Video of the Year’ After Garnering The Top Honor At TheDrake Continues His Sweep Of The ‘Video of the Year’ Category With A Second Consecutive ACM Win For The Acclaimed Collaborative Video
Tim McGraw and Taylor Swift’s music video, ‘Highway Don’t Care,’ directed by Shane Drake of Taillight, and featuring Keith Urban on guitar, followed up its recent win at the 47th CMA’s with a second ‘Video of the Year’ award from the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards (ACM).
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FSI @ NAB 2014: Making Things More Complete. New Division, New Features, & New Products
News: FSI @ NAB 2014: Making Things More Complete. New Division, New Features, & New ProductsWe understand that professionals like you need more than just one product that is good at one thing. You need complete solutions for a wide variety of applications. In order to help meet those needs we are officially unveiling some new and upcoming features and products that will make our already capable monitor lineup even more versatile.
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Codex At The Movies In Spring 2014
News: Codex At The Movies In Spring 2014Codex recording and workflow technologies were used in the production of a wide range of Hollywood studio and independent motion pictures on release in the coming months – from touching teenage romances and dance comedies, to high-octane racing dramas and VFX-laden sci-fi fantasies.
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Qube! Helps MPC Work Lean and Mean on E4’s Brand Spots
News: Qube! Helps MPC Work Lean and Mean on E4’s Brand SpotsPowerful, Easy-To-Use Render Farm Management Tools Let Artists in MPC’s Motion Design Studio Become Their Own Render Wranglers for High-Profile Rebrand Job
When one of the UK's largest broadcasters asks you to create a series of station identification clips (idents) for a major channel rebrand, you know that millions of people will be scrutinizing every frame. So how do you ensure the rendering goes without a hitch – without the need for dedicated support staff? If you're MPC, the answer is simple: you turn to PipelineFX and its Qube! render farm management system.
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Devil & Demon Delivers Supercomputers For Everyone
News: Devil & Demon Delivers Supercomputers For EveryoneThe Devil & Demon Strategy today announced the availability of super-computers for everyone. The new product line of custom-tuned Devil supercomputers and fast Demon workstations unleash unparalleled computing muscle in small footprints, with a breakthrough business model delivering flexible and cost-competitive purchasing options. Devil and Demon Strategy, will launch at NAB 2014, April 5-10 in Las Vegas, at booth #OE1358.
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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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Deadline’s Roots Run Deep at Whiskytree
News: Deadline’s Roots Run Deep at WhiskytreeFlexible Data Processing Solution from Thinkbox Software Accelerates VFX Studio’s Pipeline
Since its inception in 2007, Whiskytree has grown from a talented matte painting shop into a full-service CG powerhouse known for creating complex visual effects for feature films, commercials and video games. Based in San Rafael, CA, the agile company’s employee headcount generally hovers around 25 but is often scaled up as projects demand. Whiskytree’s credits include VFX-heavy blockbusters Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Thor: The Dark World, Elysium, and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. To deliver these stunning visuals, Whiskytree has embraced a ‘Work Smart’ ethos that emphasizes a strong hardware backend running top-notch software – including Thinkbox Software’s Deadline data and process management solution.
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Thinkbox Software Releases Deadline 6.1
Thinkbox Software today launched a new version of the company's production-proven high-volume data management solution, Deadline 6.1. Compatible across all platforms, the release leverages the efficient UI and flexible database backend introduced in Deadline 6 and features improved stability, enhanced housecleaning operations and faster job submission. With highly optimized functions that can perform more than 10x faster, the significant update can also be easily scaled up to support thousands of machines. Additionally, Deadline 6.1 incorporates Draft 1.1, the latest iteration of Thinkbox’s lightweight compositing and video processing plug-in designed to automate typical post-render tasks, which now includes improved OpenEXR support.
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Tightrope Media Systems ZEPLAY Enhances Fan Experience For Ottawa Senators NHL Games
Arena’s production team credits durability, ease of use, and archiving capabilities as key features of instant replay system
The Ottawa Senators recently upgraded the production capabilities of its multipurpose home arena, Canadian Tire Centre, focusing on a new LED score board, cameras, fiber infrastructure and a complete control room overhaul. The control room project included replacing its older SD gear with new, all-digital HD switchers, routers and replay system that would meet the production crew’s specific requirements.
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Nunchaku’s Sebastian Schor Gets Kids’ Breakfast ‘Listo’ With Jimmy Dean
News: Nunchaku’s Sebastian Schor Gets Kids’ Breakfast ‘Listo’ With Jimmy DeanLos Angeles/Buenos Aires-based Nunchaku director Sebastian Schor takes the panic out of family mornings in the new :30 “Done” for Jimmy Dean out of Walton Isaacson, L.A./Chicago/NYC/Tokyo. Produced for the Hispanic market, the spot features a family of four functioning like a well-oiled machine with the help of Jimmy Dean.
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TNDV Shoots Two UP Network Specials in Nashville
News: TNDV Shoots Two UP Network Specials in NashvilleMobile production specialist tailors video and audio strategy to meet different requirements of DOVE Awards, upcoming Christmas special with host Candace Cameron Bure
The UP Network brands itself as America’s favorite TV channel for uplifting music and family entertainment, and produces many seasonal awards and entertainment programs annually as part of that vision. The company recently procured the mobile production services of TNDV to support two of the network’s biggest specials for 2013.
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Tightrope Media Systems ZEPLAY Ignites Fan Experience at University of Minnesota Sporting Events
News: Tightrope Media Systems ZEPLAY Ignites Fan Experience at University of Minnesota Sporting EventsSlo-mo instant replay system offers school a robust feature set, reliable performance and affordable price point for upgraded control room
TCF Bank Stadium is home to University of Minnesota Gophers football, one of 23 varsity sports teams on campus competing in the storied Big Ten Conference. The modern, recently-opened stadium influenced HD upgrades to a control room shared with three arenas. The upgrades include two Tightrope Media Systems ZEPLAY solutions to drive slo-mo instant replay and sports video to more than 1200 screens.
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Canadian Football League Team Plays Offense with ZEPLAY
News: Canadian Football League Team Plays Offense with ZEPLAYSaskatchewan Roughriders technical staff dial up instant replays with speed and accuracy via Tightrope Media Systems
Saskatchewan Roughriders fans enjoy more than a winning football team upon entering the 45,000-seat Mosaic Stadium in Regina each game day. In fact, home and visiting team fans alike are treated to professional in-venue, large-screen video productions that further enliven the atmosphere — with instant replays and highlight packages from Tightrope’s ZEPLAY slow-motion system playing a major role.
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Pechanga Resorts/Casinos Rely on Matthews Support for Major Video Projects
News: Pechanga Resorts/Casinos Rely on Matthews Support for Major Video ProjectsMSE Helps Pechanga Promos Get Millions of Views on YouTube and More
Pechanga Resort & Casino recently began shooting another series of video content for the popular round-the-clock entertainment experience that is the seventh largest venue of its kind in the world. Essential to capturing the excitement that is Pechanga, according Cinematographer Mark Stock, is “MSE equipment. Their stuff is built like a tank, which is important when you shoot in an environment like a casino. We’re often working near guests, so we need gear that is going to be safe and reliable.”
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Ventuz 4 Brings Events Into The Broadcast Studio
News: Ventuz 4 Brings Events Into The Broadcast Studio
German software developer Ventuz Technology has officially launched their new software generation Ventuz 4 at NAB 2013 in Las Vegas. Next to many improvements to the workflow, the new generation of the renowned interactive real-time 3D graphics software introduces a new licensing model as well as a new product, the Ventuz Director.
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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," ( 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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SSL C10 Compact Broadcast Console Delivers the news for KOTV and KQCW
News: SSL C10 Compact Broadcast Console Delivers the news for KOTV and KQCW“We wanted a console backed by a manufacturer with a solid reputation and years of broadcast experience”
KOTV and KQCW, owned by Griffin Communications as CBS and CW affiliate stations respectively, recently opened a new 57,000-square-foot, broadcast facility that relies on a Solid State Logic C10 HD Compact Broadcast Console to cover audio for news, weather and specialty programming. The Tulsa, Oklahoma-based production facility houses both stations, but also has dedicated fiber lines between it and sister station KWTV in Oklahoma City to streamline production resources for statewide news coverage. The C10 HD was chosen for its advanced features, compact size and sound quality, in addition to SSL’s industry reputation for building high-quality products.
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Buster Beefs Up Creative Talent Roster
News: Buster Beefs Up Creative Talent RosterJoseph Kiely Named Executive Creative Director for On-Air Design, While Neville Burtis Named Executive Creative Director for BusterINK
Design and animation studio Buster has beefed up its creative talent roster by naming Joseph Kiely as the company’s new Executive Creative Director for motion graphics, and Neville Burtis as Executive Creative Director of the agency’s print, outdoor and digital division, BusterINK. Both men report to Buster’s Chief Creative Officer / Executive Producer Jonas Morganstein. Brad Roth and Mark Feldstein, principals of Stun Creative, the parent company of Buster, made the announcement.
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Harvey Goldberg Relies on RADAR to Record Music on The Late Show
Harvey Goldberg is a name widely recognized in the audio industry. An experienced recording engineer and record producer, he has been with The Late Show with David Letterman for 15 years and has mixed the music for the show for the last 8 years.
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2012 National Film Registry Picks in A League of Their Own
NFL Film, “A Christmas Story,” “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” Among Registry Additions
The excitement of national football; the first black star of an American feature-length film; the visionary battle between man and machine; and an award-winning actress born yesterday are part of a kaleidoscope of cinematic moments captured on film and tapped for preservation. The Librarian of Congress James H. Billington today named 25 motion pictures that have been selected for inclusion in the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress. These cinematic treasures represent important cultural, artistic and historic achievements in filmmaking.
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Level 256 Visual Effects Produces 126 VFX Shots For Universal Pictures’ “The Bourne Legacy,” Including Complex Rig Removals For Philippines Rooftop Chase Sequence
News: Level 256 Visual Effects Produces 126 VFX Shots For Universal Pictures’ “The Bourne Legacy,” Including Complex Rig Removals For Philippines Rooftop Chase SequenceLevel 256 Visual Effects, a modern, digital artist collective and visual effects production studio, and its owner Scott Davids, who has been involved in the contribution of VFX to many of the biggest hit films of the past decade, have produced 126 VFX shots for Universal Pictures’ “The Bourne Legacy,” it was announced today. The new film was released on August 10.
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NVIDIA Maximus Fuels Workstation Revolution with Kepler Architecture
World’s Fastest, Most Efficient GPU Comes to Design and Creative Professionals in Latest NVIDIA Professional Flagship GPU Platform
NVIDIA today launched the second generation of its breakthrough workstation platform, NVIDIA® Maximus™, featuring Kepler™, the fastest, most efficient GPU architecture.
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Nick Saglimbeni - 2012 NVIDIA 3D Vision Photo Champion Award
News: Nick Saglimbeni - 2012 NVIDIA 3D Vision Photo Champion AwardThe wonderful folks at NVIDIA 3D Vision Live surprised me last week by awarding me the 2012 Photo Champion award. This was the culmination of much support from our fans as well as two previous monthly awards on the 3D Vision site. It’s an honor to receive this award, and my deepest thanks go out to everyone involved. (Detailed thank-you’s below.)
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BiG MACHiNE Sighting: Director Steve Petersen Crafts "Chasing UFOs" Promo For National Geographic
News: BiG MACHiNE Sighting: Director Steve Petersen Crafts "Chasing UFOs" Promo For National GeographicNational Geographic Channel recently called on visual production company BiG MACHiNE to create the launch promo for "Chasing UFOs." Introducing the show's motley trio of hosts (the skeptic, the believer, and one undecided), the cinematic promo enthralls with a fast-paced UFO chase. Led by rising television & commercial director Steve Petersen, BiG MACHiNE deployed blockbuster live-action stunts and VFX to create the epic promo.
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Marzano Keeps Pictorvision Eclipse Flying
News: Marzano Keeps Pictorvision Eclipse Flying“Filmmaking in Europe over the past 12 months has been phenomenally busy and the highlight has undoubtedly been the arrival of the Pictorvision Eclipse to Flying Pictures in the UK,” says aerial camera operator and Director of Photography John Marzano. “It has significantly enhanced the creative element of aerial cinematography.”
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“Videophonic” Session At PromaxBDA: The Conference 2012 Challenges Leading Design Studios To Create Music Videos For Pre-MTV Era Songs
Past and present come together in the Videophonic Session at the PromaxBDA Conference where select design studios create music videos for songs from before the MTV era. The only rules are that the song must be from before 1981, when music visuals changed forever with the launch of MTV. Come experience the sights and sounds of this unique presentation, held at PromaxBDA: The Conference 2012 in Los Angeles.
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Caringo Offers VMs of Market Proven Cloud Storage Architecture for Rapid Evaluation
Easily deploy CAStor and Content File Server in under 30 minutes
Caringo® Inc., the leading provider of object storage software, today announced virtual machine editions of CAStor®, the leading object storage engine, and Content File Server (CFS), instant access to CAStor via standard file protocols (CIFS, NFS, FTP, and WebDAV).
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Japan’s Sony PCL, Inc. Makes the Move to DaVinci Resolve
Blackmagic Design today announced that Sony PCL, Inc., one of Japan’s top video production companies, has installed multiple DaVinci Resolve nonlinear color correction systems.
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MAXON to Showcase New Release of CINEMA 4D at SIGGRAPH 2011
3D Visionaries to Show New Features and Production Techniques at MAXON Exhibitor Booth, #447
MAXON Computer, the leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions, today announced the company’s exhibitor participation at SIGGRAPH 2011 – the leading convention for computer graphics and interactive technology professionals, taking place August 7th to 11th at the Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, BC.
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ASSIMILATE ships SCRATCH Lab™ Digital Lab application on Mac OS X and Windows
ASSIMILATE, the leading provider of powerful post-production tools for digital workflows, today announced the release of SCRATCH Lab™, the industry’s first digital lab tool for on-location workflows and VFX dailies pipelines.
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Band Pro Film & Digital and RED Digital Cinema Announce EPIC/Leica Summilux-C Marketing Agreement
Band Pro Film & Digital, renowned pioneers of digital cinematography equipment including the ultra-high resolution Leica Summilux-C PL mount lenses, and RED Digital Cinema, groundbreaking developers of RED cameras including the RED EPIC, announce a joint sales and marketing agreement that provides RED EPIC and Leica Summilux-C™ lens packages for sale.
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Motionographer’s F5 Fest Announces Final Batch of Speakers
Mark Romanek, Neil Huxley, Adam Bly , Tanya Morgan & PressPausePlay Join Two-Day Creativity Conference, along with RE:VISION Gallery & the RE:PLAY Film Festival
(New York, New York--April 4, 2011) -F5, the biennial creativity festival presented by Motionographer that returns to the historic Roseland Ballroom in New York City April 15-16, 2011, has unveiled even more speakers and announced the final event schedule! F5 encompasses two days of talks, presentations and performances exploring the intersection of art, design and entertainment. This year’s theme, “Happy F5,” celebrates F5’s birthday (the first event was held in 2009) with inspiring, optimistic messages that foster creative collisions.
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RE:Vision Effects hires Anthony Magliocco of Entertainment and Media Technology Marketing to lead business development
RE:Vision Effects has engaged Entertainment and Media Technology Marketing (EMTM) to help expand its licensing, OEM and custom development business. "As the demand for content grows we want our company to positioned to continue to lead in the new media segments," said Mr. Peter Litwinowicz co-founder of RE:Vision Effects. "We are excited that Anthony Magliocco of EMTM will help us meet this challenge."
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Stardust's Holographic Worlds for Blackberry & BBDO Moscow
3D Holographic Illusions Shown within a Unique 3D Display 'Station' Highlight Global Connectivity of the MTS Blackberry Storm2 Smartphone
Bi-coastal production company Stardust has been tapped by BBDO Moscow to create eye-popping holographic video content for client Blackberry MTS that will be shown on a unique, new mixed-reality 'presentation station' (RealFiction's Dreamoc 3D Display).
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Pandora PSI Supercharging the Workflow at Deluxe142
Digitising the Netherlands' Film Heritage
Pandora PSI, together with YoYotta's YoYo software, is playing a key role in a new four-year archiving project at London's Deluxe142 for the Dutch Institute for Sound and Vision - creating a comprehensive digital record of the Netherlands' film heritage. Psi is a hardware interface add-on for Spirit Classic DataCine that allows for faster-than-real-time 2K scanning, more than tripling the Spirit Classic's speed. The YoYo software suite manages the data workflow, including file format conversions. The result is that Deluxe142 will be able to digitize 8,000 hours of high-quality HD content efficiently and cost effectively.
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Canon EOS 5D Mark II Digital SLR Cameras Capture Up-Close Concert Excitement
A frenzied crowd of young country music fans explodes in cheers and applause as singer Gary Allan strides onstage at Chicago’s House of Blues. Crisp, film-like close-ups of Allan and his band are intercut with tight shots of the joyous faces in the audience as the singer acknowledges their enthusiasm and the first chords of one of Allan’s million-selling hits begins. This dramatic you-are-there footage captures the excitement of a leading country artist’s thrilling concert, and all of it was captured in vivid HD using Canon EOS 5D Mark II and 7D digital SLR cameras.
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MARVIN Arrives with a Bang on Lijn 32
Complete Camera Data Management for Demanding 80-Day Shoot
The MARVIN camera data management system is currently proving itself on a demanding shooting schedule for the high-profile Dutch mini-series Lijn 32 (Route 32). Directed by Maarten Treurniet, the eight-episode thriller opens with a bang when a bus arriving in Amsterdam suddenly explodes.
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Digieffects Launches Aged Film for Only $29
Professional Level Functionality at Breakthrough Pricing
Digieffects,® a developer of popular visual effects software plugins, today announced that Aged Film is available for purchase. Aged Film creates an aged “old movie look”, an effect which helps viewers understand what era the shot is set and believe that the story is set in the past.
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Sound Devices 7 Series Recorder takes First Place in "Truth In 24"
Sound Devices digital recorders recently rode shotgun for “Truth in 24,” an NFL Films production created on behalf of car manufacturer, Audi, which is centered on France’s annual 24-hour car race, 24 Hours of Le Mans (24 Heures du Mans).
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Big Machine Design Relies On Maxon Cinema 4d To Create Futuristic Cgi Video Trailer For Highly Anticipated Upcoming Game Title, "Front Mission Evolved"
Artists Leverage CINEMA 4D’s Power, Performance and Ease-of-Use and Tap its Advanced Render, Thinking Particles, MoGraph and MOCCA Modules to Create Complex, Awe-inspiring Game Cinematic
MAXON Computer, a leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions, today announced that Big Machine Design (BMD), an award winning visual production company specializing in visuals for film titles, advertising, TV shows, games, and more, relied heavily on MAXON CINEMA 4D to create the stunning, fully CGI trailer for Square Enix’s highly-anticipated game title, "Front Mission Evolved".
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MAXON to Demonstrate CINEMA 4D’s Advanced Motion Graphics Capabilities at Promax|BDA 2009
CINEMA 4D’s MoGraph Module Continues to Help Creative Design Professionals Meet Real-World Motion Graphics Demands
MAXON Computer, the leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions, today announced that its flagship software solution, CINEMA 4D, will be on display at Promax/BDA — the premier event for entertainment marketing, promotion and design professionals taking place June 16 -18 in New York City.
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MAXON at the NAB Show 2009 to Unveil Major Education Enhancements; Highlight Outstanding Customer Projects
At its NAB booth, #SL1827, MAXON will showcase the company's complete line of state-of-the-art 3D product solutions leveraged by artists worldwide for its intuitive interface, efficiency and significant boosts to workflow productivity.
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Canon’s professional 3-CCD HD camcorders are a top choice for affordable HDTV program production
Inspired storytelling, superior HDTV production values, and prudent budgeting are essential elements in the competitive world of producing innovative programming for today’s cable networks. For Varuna Entertainment, achieving these goals is made easier by using Canon’s XH G1 HD Camcorders to capture dramatic, challenging, and often dangerous footage for two of their latest cable “reality” series.
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IRIDAS Releases MetaRender
Workflow Automation Application Provides Transcoding and Rendering
IRIDAS, a leader in digital cinema workflow technologies, today released MetaRender 2008.
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Northcreek Church Selects Broadcast Pix™ Slate™ 1000 Live Production System for New Worship Facility
Broadcast Pix™, the company that redefined the production switcher as a live integrated production system, today announced Northcreek Church in Walnut Creek, California has selected its Slate 1000 to power the video element of the church’s newly constructed worship facility. Northcreek Church (NCC) purchased the unit and integrated the video elements of the facility through Broadcast Pix dealer, Snader and Associates.
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Sound Devices 744T Syncs Up With Sound Effects Crew On "Batman: The Dark Knight"
Cars, motorcycles, weapons and other hi-tech gadgets are a key element to the power and mystic of the latest Batman film Batman: The Dark Knight. To give energy and reality to these great “toys,” Hollywood sound recordists John Fasal and Eric Potter employed some high-end technology, using Sound Devices’ 744T field recorders and 442 and 302 field mixers to capture authentic sounds for the film.
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SpectSoft Announces Sales and Support Worldwide for Rave Products
SpectSoft, a leading provider of uncompressed video solutions announces the addition of its global sales and support team.
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Adobe AIR for Linux Alpha Now on Adobe Labs
Adobe Advances RIA Technologies for Linux Community
Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced that the pre-release alpha version of Adobe® AIR™ software for Linux® operating systems is available on Adobe Labs.
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Bristol UK’s Films @ 59 Purchases Second Film Master
Digital Vision, the premier supplier of picture enhancement systems for film and television post production, announced today that leading Bristol UK-based post facility Films @ 59 has finalised the purchase of its second Film Master colour grading system.
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OS X Training Now Available from Class on Demand
Class on Demand, a provider of professional educational products for creative markets, announced today the availability of the self-paced training title “Basic Training for Mac OS X Leopard”. The instructor is the well-known Apple author and expert Tom Wolsky.
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News: Canon U.S.A. Introduces The New imagePROGRAF iPF9100 AND iPF8100 12-Color Large Format Printers
Canon Makes a 'BIG' Move in Fine Art Photography Printing with the Introduction of the imagePROGRAF 60 & 44 Inch Printers
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News: DancesWithFilms Arrives in Anchorage, Sept. 13-16
The Last Independent Independent Film Festival Brings "Best of Fest" to Out North – September 13 thru 16th
DancesWithFilms, the only film festival championing the UN-celebrity of the truly independent film scene, arrives in Anchorage to OutNorth for four days of shorts that are currently setting the festival circuit on fire.
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News: Red Car Expands Design/Visual Effects Departments
Chicago Welcomes Award-Winning Design Team Melissa and Robert von Bjal; New York Team Expands
Responding to both their client's needs, as well as overall changes in the post production industry, Red Car, the veteran post house founded by Larry Bridges, has expanded the design/visual effects divisions in both their Chicago and New York offices.
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News: Digital Anarchy Releases Microcosm Codec 1.2 for Universal Mac Support
Update to Popular 16-bit Lossless QuickTime Codec Further Assists in Workflow Management
Digital Anarchy, a leading provider of cost-effective graphics software, today announced the release of a Universal build for their Microcosm Codec. Microcosm is a 16-bit, lossless codec that achieves incredible compression ratios while maintaining absolute image fidelity. The codec supports alpha channels and works in all QuickTime-based applications, including After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, and Avid. This new release adds compatibility for all host software running on Macintosh-Intel systems natively or through Rosetta.
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News: Animal Logic Take Home First Prize At Mobius Awards For Carlton Draught, Toohey's And Chanel
The 2006 Mobius Awards Jury have awarded Animal Logic equal First Place in the Special Effects category for its work on Carlton Draught 'Big Ad', Toohey's 'War of the Appliances' and Chanel 'No. 5 - The Film' at the annual Mobius Awards ceremony held at the Directors Guild of America, Los Angeles on Friday night.
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News: Secrets Of The Dead: Gangland Graveyard, Premiering November 16th On PBS, Is First National Tv Show Shot With
Emmy Award-Winning Cinematographer Larry Engel Serves as DP, Writer, Director
When the documentary “Gangland Graveyard” for Thirteen/WNET New York’s Secrets of the Dead series premieres on Wednesday, November 16th, it will mark the first airing of a national television show that was shot in the tapeless Panasonic DVCPRO P2 series solid-state memory format.
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Award-winning host of underwater documentary series tackles the world’s first live-action planetarium film using Creative Cloud Cinematographer Jonathan Bird is one of the lucky ones. He’s successfully combined his love for scuba diving and photography into an award-winning career. After more than a decade of delivering underwater photography and video...
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Sound Decisions: A Properly Designed Mixing Room Makes All The Difference
At Biscardi Creative Media, we understand the importance of great audio. To that end, we had our Rialto mixing theater designed specifically for quality sound design. The Rialto features a ProTools HD Native 5.1 system, SPL 5.1/stereo monitor controller, Genelec audio monitors and subwoofer, an 8 foot projection screen– and...
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Creating a visual experience for Fatboy Slim at Coachella
Production company creates immersive experience for well-known DJ artist at art and music festival using Adobe Creative Cloud Plastic Reality is a production company known for branding and other video work for big corporate clients such as BP and Unilever. But unlike most corporate video companies, Plastic Reality has a...
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