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HDBaseT Alliance at NAB 2014: Christie Joins the Alliance, Unveils New HDBaseT-enabled Projectors
The HDBaseT Alliance and Christie, at the annual NAB Show announce Christie has joined HDBaseT Alliance and integrated the technology into its Q series projectors. NAB attendees will be able to see a sample of the new Christie HDBaseT projectors at the Alliance booth (#SU 11914).
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The TV Event of the Summer: After 25 Years and All 70 Poirot Adaptations, David Suchet's Iconic Portrayal Comes to End
Agatha Christie's Poirot Series Finale Only on Acorn TV - The Premier British TV Streaming Service will Exclusively Debut The Final Three Mysteries, Including "Curtain: Poirot's Last Case"
With the summer 2014 premiere of the final episodes, David Suchet will have completed the unsurpassed feat of portraying Agatha Christie's beloved detective Hercule Poirot in all 70 Poirot stories. For the last 25 years, David Suchet has been synonymous with the brilliant Belgian detective and recently received Royal Television Society's prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award for his work on Poirot. RLJ Entertainment (Nasdaq:RLJE) is excited to announce the exclusive premiere of Agatha Christie's Poirot's final three feature-length mysteries, including "Curtain: Poirot's Last Case," on Acorn TV, the first streaming service focused on the best of British TV in North America.
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World Premiere of "UFOTOG" to Headline Seattle Cinerama's Science Fiction Festival
News: World Premiere of "UFOTOG" to Headline Seattle Cinerama's Science Fiction FestivalSpecial effects legend Douglas Trumbull Presents Premiere of "UFOTOG" at Cinerama, Along With Dozens Of Science Fiction Classics And Attendance Of Celebrity Guests
Paul G. Allen's iconic Seattle Cinerama Theater announces its second annual Science Fiction Festival, running from May 1-12, with 12 days of special programming. The festival will be highlighted by the world premiere of Douglas Trumbull's short film, "UFOTOG," along with screening of over three dozen of the genre's most beloved movies and celebrity appearances by Jonathan Frakes, Tom Skerritt, and Sam J. Jones.
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Cinemark Chooses Christie Vive Audio Cinema Solution For Cinemark’s Starcreek 16 In Allen, Texas
News: Cinemark Chooses Christie Vive Audio Cinema Solution For Cinemark’s Starcreek 16 In Allen, TexasCinemark XD: Extreme Digital Cinema Auditorium Features Powerful Combination of Auro 11.1 by Barco and Christie’s Immersive Line Array Technology
Christie®, a dominant brand in the digital cinema projection market, today announced that Cinemark Theatres has installed the Christie Vive Audio™ cinema sound system in its state-of-the-art "Cinemark XD: Extreme Digital Cinema" auditorium at the Cinemark StarCreek 16 in Allen, Texas. The 282-seat premium auditorium, which includes Auro 11.1 by Barco audio platform, features a huge, wall-to-wall screen and plush seating for maximum comfort; and now, Christie’s leading-edge immersive line array technology that makes every seat the best seat in the house.
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Sonic Equipment Company Celebrates Milestone With Installation of 1,000 Christie Digital Cinema Projectors
News: Sonic Equipment Company Celebrates Milestone With Installation of 1,000 Christie Digital Cinema ProjectorsChristie®, a global leader in digital cinema technology, is proud to announce an impressive achievement from long-term partner, Sonic Equipment Company, which recently reached a milestone with the installation of its 1,000th Christie Solaria® Series DLP Cinema® projector.
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Christie Vive Audio Helps Dolby Atmos Power Grupo Cinemex’s CinemeXtremo Auditoriums In Mexico
News: Christie Vive Audio Helps Dolby Atmos Power Grupo Cinemex’s CinemeXtremo Auditoriums In MexicoChristie®, the world’s dominant brand in the digital cinema projection market, announced that Grupo Cinemex, the sixth largest cinema chain worldwide, is installing Christie Vive Audio™ surround sound solutions in their current CinemeXtremo auditoriums powered by Dolby® Atmos™ sound technology. Dolby Atmos unleashes the full potential of sound by allowing filmmakers to easily place or move sounds anywhere in the movie theater with object-based audio to create a lifelike, virtual reality audio landscape. With these installations, Cinemex becomes the chain with the largest number of premium auditoriums in Latin America to feature the unrivaled combination of Dolby Atmos and Christie Vive Audio.
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Baselight Gets ‘Under the Skin’ of Scarlett Johansson Film
News: Baselight Gets ‘Under the Skin’ of Scarlett Johansson FilmCollaborative Digital Workflow Creates Look for Sci-Fi Movie Directed by Jonathan Glazer
Dirty Looks, the London colour grading studio specialising in Baselight grading for independent movies, carried out the finish of "Under the Skin" - the latest movie from director Jonathan Glazer, starring Scarlett Johansson. Visual effects were completed by Dirty Looks’ creative partner, One of Us; sharing the same building made collaboration even easier to realise the director’s vision.
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House of Worship Drives Triple-Screen Projection with Matrox TripleHead2Go
News: House of Worship Drives Triple-Screen Projection with Matrox TripleHead2GoCatalina Church uses TripleHead2Go External Multi-Monitor Adapter to Revitalize its Stage and Enhance Audience Engagement
Matrox® Graphics Inc. today announced that Tucson-based Catalina Church created its new visually-stunning triple-projector setup using a Matrox TripleHead2Go external multi-monitor adapter. Sound and visual technology experts CCI Solutions recommended the low-cost, easy-to-use multi-monitor solution to drive dynamic, inspirational content across the three-screen-configuration, resulting in a revitalized stage design that has enhanced worship engagement.
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Acorn TV's Record-Breaking Year With Exclusive North American Premieres of Hit British Mysteries and Dramas
'Best British TV' Streaming Service Triples Subscribers and Grows 475% in Weekly Views
With the growing excitement surrounding British television and its reputation for brilliant casts, sumptuous costumes and well-written storylines, Acorn TV, the first streaming service focused on the best of British TV in North America, achieves a record-breaking year.
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Christie To Demo Breakthrough 3D Cinema Technology For Premium Cinema Experiences With Latest “6-Primary” 4K Laser Projector
Fiber-Coupled, 6-Primary Projection System Architecture Ideally Suited for Immersive 3D experiences Including Dolby 3D
Christie® today announced upcoming demonstrations of the world’s most advanced laser projection architecture and Dolby® 3D, to be held in the Christie Innovation Theaters throughout CinemaCon 2014 (Caesars Palace, March 24-27) and the National Association of Broadcasters NAB Show® (Las Vegas Convention Center, April 5-10). Christie DLP Cinema® laser projectors using 6-Primary (6P) color laser modules, earmarked for mass production in early 2015, will show how 3D light levels, image uniformity, viewing comfort, and a sense of immersion can be vastly improved, especially when combined with advanced separation technology like Dolby 3D, versus conventional 3D systems found in cinemas around the world today.
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Acorn Productions Ltd Announces Two Major New BBC1 Dramas for Agatha Christie's 125th Celebration Year
RLJ Entertainment Oversees Extraordinary Raft of Developments Across Platform, Bringing the Christie Brand to New Audiences
Acorn Productions Ltd today (Friday 28 February) announces that BBC1 has commissioned two significant new drama adaptations to bring Agatha Christie masterpieces to a new generation:
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Hoyts Chile Chooses Christie for Their Conversion to Digital Cinema
Christie®, a world leader in digital cinema projection, is pleased to announce that it has been chosen by Hoyts Chile, the leading screening chain belonging to Grupo Chilefilms, to digitize its 127 35mm theaters distributed across 23 complexes throughout the country. The agreement includes the installation of digital cinema projectors from the Christie Solaria™ Series, the Christie Avias-TMS™ Theatre Management System and select Christie Vive Audio™ cinema sound systems.
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Christie Announces Executive Appointments
News: Christie Announces Executive AppointmentsChristie today announced that Kenji Hamashima, Chairman, President and CEO of the Christie group of companies will step down from his current role effective April 1, 2014.
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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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Christie Lights Up TCL Chinese Theatres As Official 4K Digital Projection Partner, With Christie Duo Anchoring State-Of-The-Art 932-Seat Auditorium
News: Christie Lights Up TCL Chinese Theatres As Official 4K Digital Projection Partner, With Christie Duo Anchoring State-Of-The-Art 932-Seat AuditoriumTCL Chinese Theatres Powered by Christie DLP Cinema® Projectors
Christie®, a world leader in advanced cinema technologies and visual displays, announced that it is the official 4K digital projection partner of TCL Chinese Theatres for the renovated TCL Chinese Theatres in Hollywood, with the acclaimed 4K Christie® Duo™ two-projector system anchoring that theater’s 932-seat auditorium and lighting up its massive screen.
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RLJ Entertainment Inks Deal With Fox for New Adaptation of Agatha Christie's "Murder on the Orient Express"
Ridley Scott, Mark Gordon and Simon Kinberg on Board to Produce New film of One of the Most Successful Novels of All Time
After a highly competitive bidding process, Fox has acquired film rights to the iconic mystery novel "Murder on the Orient Express" from Acorn Productions Ltd/Agatha Christie Ltd, the UK based rights holding production arm of RLJ Entertainment, Inc. (Nasdaq:RLJE). With more than two billion books sold, Agatha Christie is the best-selling novelist of all time, and "Murder on the Orient Express"is one of her most popular novels. The 1934 novel features her internationally renowned detective, Hercule Poirot, investigating a murder on the Orient Express.
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LipSync Post Appoints Head Of TV Post As Demand Grows For Broadcast Services
- ITV’s Beverley Horne appointed to new role -
LipSync Post has appointed Beverley Horne to the newly created role of Head of TV Post, effective immediately. The new role reflects LipSync’s ongoing commitment to TV drama, as the facility continues to win more broadcast contracts alongside its feature film work.
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Christie Digital Projectors Power Immersive Moma Exhibition
News: Christie Digital Projectors Power Immersive Moma ExhibitionChristie® projectors have been selected by The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) for their presentation of the exhibition "Isaac Julien: Ten Thousand Waves," a moving image installation by the renowned artist and filmmaker on view in the Donald B. and Catherine C. Marron Atrium from November 25, 2013 through February 17, 2014. Working with MoMA , Christie partner Michael Andrews Audio Visual Services (MAAVS) selected eight Christie WU14K-M WUXGA DLP® projectors and one Christie HD14K-M 1080 HD DLP® projector to meet the needs of the exhibition and realize the ambitious vision of the artist.
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Advanced Systems Group Workshop Covers Complicated 4K Workflow
More than 100 attendees joined Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading West Coast video and film integration firm, in San Francisco on Nov. 20 for its annual workshop, which focused on the growing 4K landscape. 4K Workflow 2013 included educational seminars from several industry experts, as well as networking opportunities with the presenters, a number of vendors, and other video professionals.
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Thinklogical Introduces Direct Fiber-Optic Input Card for the Christie Entero HB Video Wall Display Cube
Co-Developed Product Offers Customers Lower Cost of Ownership through Ease of Installation, Increased Security and Higher Performance
Thinklogical LLC, a worldwide leading provider of high performance KVM signal extension and switching systems for video-rich big data computing environments, announced today that it has co-developed with Christie a highly secure and easy-to integrate-fiber optic extension solution for Christie® Entero™ HB video wall display cubes.
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Christie Lights Up “A New York Holiday” With Experiential Windows And In-Store Gallery At Barneys New York
News: Christie Lights Up “A New York Holiday” With Experiential Windows And In-Store Gallery At Barneys New YorkInnovative Technology Partnership Meets Next Generation Retail Merchandising to Revitalize the Retail Shopping Experience This Holiday Season
The “Empire State” meets state-of-the-art display technology from Christie® for a spectacular, fully immersive visitor experience this holiday season at the Barneys New York flagship store in Manhattan. Barneys and Christie have partnered again to bring back the traditional family shopping experience in a “bricks and mortar” setting, creating magical windows and an in-store gallery through the use of visual technologies.
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"Foyle's War" Renewed for Another Series Starring Michael Kitchen and Written by Creator Anthony Horowitz
The Universally Acclaimed Hit Series Will Return With Three New Mysteries in 2015
Acorn Productions, ITV, and Eleventh Hour Films today confirmed a new series of "Foyle's War" starring Michael Kitchen, and created and written by celebrated novelist and screenwriter Anthony Horowitz.
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Industry Vets Matt Cowan and Garrett J. Smith Join Entertainment Technology Consultants in Key Roles
News: Industry Vets Matt Cowan and Garrett J. Smith Join Entertainment Technology Consultants in Key RolesEntertainment Technology Consultants (ETC), the leading provider of production and consulting services to the entertainment technology sector, announced that Matt Cowan and Garrett J. Smith are joining the company in key technology roles. Cowan rejoins the company as Chief Innovation Engineer. Smith will assume the newly created role of Senior Creative Liaison. The two will focus on technology developments that enhance the creation, processing and display of content for the entertainment industry.
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Southern Theatres’ Grand 14 Esplanade To Be Powered Exclusively By Christie Solaria Projectors And New Christie Vive Audio With Installation By Christie’s Managed Services
“All Christie” State-of-the-Art Entertainment Complex Sets New Standards, Delivering Superior Movie-Viewing and Cinema Sound Experience
It’s “all Christie, all the time” as Southern Theatres selects Christie®, the dominant brand in the digital cinema market, to power every auditorium in its new, state-of-the-art 14-screen theater complex at the Esplanade Mall in Kenner, Louisiana. The Grand 14 Esplanade, scheduled to open December 12, will be the first to feature the “complete Christie experience,” fitted exclusively with Christie Solaria® Series digital cinema projection technology and the Christie® Vive Audio™ systems. Christie’s Managed Services team is providing complete support, from designing the technology floor plan, to installing and integrating all of the products, as well as providing 24/7 remote monitoring, maintenance and support through Christie’s own Network Operations Center.
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Loyalkaspar Lets The Wild In With Nat Geo Wild Network Refresh
News: Loyalkaspar Lets The Wild In With Nat Geo Wild Network Refresh& Los Angeles, CA "Nat Geo WILD" recently called on entertainment branding agency loyalkaspar to create a new network refresh and soup-to-nuts branding package. It included comprehensive promo toolkits, print collateral templates, as well as a type identity and a variety of custom logo treatments.
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Christie’s Premium Cinema Solutions Wow Showeast Audiences With 4K Laser Projector, Christie Duo, Christie Vive Audio And Professional Services
Christie Vive Audio Solution Configured for Dolby Atmos Complements Immersive 2D and 3D Studio Showings
Christie® today announced its ShowEast presence, reinforcing its position as the industry-leading, one-stop shop for all manner of exhibitors – art houses, multiplexes, drive-in and custom cinemas. All these exhibitors across the world turn to Christie when sourcing impressive technologies and unparalleled support and services with which to immerse their audiences in a premium cinema experience.
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Mega Church Makes HD Upgrade with Fujinon Lenses for I-MAG, Broadcast, and Streaming of Services
News: Mega Church Makes HD Upgrade with Fujinon Lenses for I-MAG, Broadcast, and Streaming of ServicesWith over 30,000 attendees in its main and regional locations and 12,000 viewing on the Web, Calvary Chapel needed to significantly upgrade its aging broadcast video equipment. The church recently invested millions of dollars in broadcast video equipment - including FUJINON HDTV lenses from FUJIFILM North America Corporation’s Optical Devices Division and Ikegami HDTV studio cameras—at its 82-acre main campus in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Later this month, Calvary Chapel will switch to its new (1080) HDTV control room with dual 2-M/E Ross Vision switchers and an Evertz/PESA routing solution.
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Christie Integrated Media Block Completes Dolby Atmos Testing, Licensing
News: Christie Integrated Media Block Completes Dolby Atmos Testing, LicensingDCI-Compliant, Fully-Integrated Media Block Brings 4K and High Frame Rate Projection to Life, While Supporting Incredible Audio
Christie®, a global visual technology company, today announced that the Christie® IMB, an integrated media block solution that seamlessly converts and delivers feature-film and alternative content within a secure environment, now supports Dolby® Atmos™, a new audio solution that revolutionizes the experience of sound in entertainment.
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Honda's Project Drive-In Increases Support of Threatened Theaters: Delivery of Digital Projectors Raised to Nine
News: Honda's Project Drive-In Increases Support of Threatened Theaters: Delivery of Digital Projectors Raised to NineProject Drive-In already has saved five drive-ins as the end of 35mm film distribution puts many in jeopardy of closure -Public encouraged to vote at www.projectdrivein.com to determine which four additional theaters will receive digital projectors to remain open
Based on the overwhelming response from fans and communities across the country for Project Drive-In, Honda is adding four more digital projectors to its national effort to save drive-ins facing closure due to the end of 35mm film distribution. This brings to nine the total number of drive-in theaters aided by the program.
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Hungarian FilmLab Selects MTI Film’s CORTEX::Dailies for New Digital Dailies Service
Europe’s BoneheadZ oversees installation of the most comprehensive digital dailies system in Eastern Europe.
The Hungarian FilmLab (Magyar Filmlabor), Hungary’s largest provider of film laboratory and post-production services, has purchased MTI Film’s flagship dailies processing solution, CORTEX::Control Dailies Ultimate Edition. FilmLab will employ CORTEX::Dailies to service feature and television productions working in Hungary and throughout Europe. The system is capable of processing camera data from all popular digital cinema cameras, including cameras made by Sony, ARRI, Canon and RED, and creating media required for editorial, review and back-up, with or without applied color grading.
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Disney And Christie Sign Comprehensive Technology Supply, Support And Services Agreement For Digital Cinema
The Walt Disney Studios has entered into an agreement with Christie® to provide the latest digital cinema technologies and a variety of professional services for The Walt Disney Studios’ production, post-production, screening rooms and premieres. In addition, Christie’s Managed Services will provide Disney’s accomplished engineering team with round-the-clock support for Disney’s digital cinema facilities, supported by Christie’s Network Operations Center (NOC) and Christie’s on-site preventative maintenance services.
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The Film Society Of Lincoln Center Selects Christie Solaria Series Projectors To Light Up Starr Theater At Alice Tully Hall In New York City
News: The Film Society Of Lincoln Center Selects Christie Solaria Series Projectors To Light Up Starr Theater At Alice Tully Hall In New York CityState-of-the-Art Christie 4K Projection to Open the 51st Annual New York Film Festival with the World Premiere of “Captain Phillips”
The world’s leading digital projection system, the Christie® Solaria® Series, has been selected as digital projector of choice for the Starr Theater at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, one of the most prestigious movie premiere venues in the United States. Preferred Christie dealer Digital Media Systems performed the installation in preparation for the 51st Annual New York Film Festival (NYFF), which will run from September 27 to October 13. The 4K resolution Christie projection system will debut on Friday, with the festival’s Opening Night world premiere of “Captain Phillips,” a film starring Tom Hanks and based on the true story of the 2009 seizure by four Somali pirates of the Maersk Alabama cargo ship.
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U.S. Premiere of DOC MARTIN, Series 6 Exclusively on Acorn TV Beginning October 7th
"Best British TV" Streaming Service Debuts the Highly Anticipated New Season of the #1 Dramedy Only a Month After Its UK Premiere
Acorn TV is Also Featuring the Premieres of the Newest Seasons of Hit Detective Dramas VERA Starring Two-Time Oscar(R) Nominee Brenda Blethyn and ABOVE SUSPICION Starring Kelly Reilly and Ciaran Hinds
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Christie Vive Audio Cinema Solution Combines With Dolby Atmos To Give Krikorian Premiere Theatres An Audible Edge
News: Christie Vive Audio Cinema Solution Combines With Dolby Atmos To Give Krikorian Premiere Theatres An Audible EdgeIndustry’s First Line Array Surround Speakers Commissioned for Dolby Atmos Installations
Christie®, the dominant brand in the digital cinema projection market, announced the world’s first deployment of a complete Christie Vive Audio™ cinema sound system in an auditorium powered by Dolby® Atmos™, a new audio solution that revolutionizes the experience of sound in entertainment. Selected by Krikorian Premiere Theatres’ Buena Park Metroplex 18 in California, Christie Vive Audio is the world’s first audio system to be powered by Christie’s innovative wall and ceiling surround speakers, which feature unique ribbon driver technology in a parabolic line array design, purposely crafted and built for the cinema environment.
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Innovative Christie Line Array Surround Speakers Expand Christie Vive Audio Immersive Sound Solution
Exclusive Single Enclosure of the Christie LA3C and Christie LA3S Speakers’ Parabolic Line Array Design Leverages the Potential of Leading Immersive Audio Platforms
Christie®, the world’s dominant brand in the digital cinema projection market, takes cinema audio to the next level of realism with the introduction of the Christie LA3C line array ceiling surround and Christie LA3S line array surround speakers. Another industry first for Christie, the new surround speakers expand the company’s innovative Christie Vive Audio™ cinema sound solution that was announced on July 17. Featuring the pioneering combination of ribbon driver technology and a unique parabolic line array design in a single compact cabinet, the additional speakers deliver exceptionally even coverage throughout the auditorium. As part of the Christie Vive Audio system, they help unleash the potential of the leading immersive audio technologies such as Dolby® Atmos™ and Auro 3D audio formats.
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Christie Lights Up Toronto International Film Festival Screens
World’s leading visual display provider is projection partner for 13th straight year at the Festival
Christie®, a world leader in advanced cinema technologies and visual displays, is proud to serve as projection partner for the Toronto International Film Festival® , which takes place September 5–15.
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Integrity To Be Honored With Christie Award
Installation and Design Consulting Partner Recognized for Outstanding Service and More Than 1,000 Christie Digital Cinema Projector Installations to Date
Christie®, a global provider of visual display solutions, is pleased to announce that Integrity Entertainment Systems, LLC (‘Integrity’), led by President Gary Engvold, has been recognized by Christie for its recent milestone of more than 1,000 installations of Christie® Solaria® projectors for its customers, which include some of the leading chains and independent cinemas in the U.S.
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Seattle Cinerama Selects Christie For The World’s First Permanent Cinema Laser Projection Installation
Purchase follows on heels of US FDA approval of variance for Christie, allowing the sale of laser projectors for use in cinema; notably the first and only such variance approved for a manufacturer of DCI-compliant cinema projectors
Christie®, a global leader in digital cinema projection, is pleased to announce that it has been chosen to supply and install the world’s first commercial digital laser projection solution at the Seattle Cinerama Theatre, located at 2100 4th Avenue in Seattle, WA. The purchase order is for a 4K Christie digital laser projector, with scalable light output up to 60,000 lumens.
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Hollywood’s Chainsaw Launches Feature Film Division
News: Hollywood’s Chainsaw Launches Feature Film DivisionIndependent post-production facility unveils new 4K DI theater, adds Annalise Kurinsky as Director of Feature Services, DI Colorist Doug Delaney and Finishing Editor John Pehlke.
Chainsaw, the boutique Hollywood post production facility with credits ranging from American Idol to the Academy Awards, has launched a new division focused on post-production services for features. The company has built an all-new 4K digital intermediate theater at its facility on Orange in Hollywood and brought on a colorist-editor-producer team with lengthy experience in preparing films for digital cinema, film theatrical, broadcast and home entertainment release. The new division will target both studio and independent features.
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Mistika makes the grade at France’s LevelS3D put to work on Luxembourgish / French animation film “Mr Hublot” which received the Grand Prix S3D Seine-Saint Denis award at Dimension 3
News: Mistika makes the grade at France’s LevelS3D put to work on Luxembourgish / French animation film “Mr Hublot” which received the Grand Prix S3D Seine-Saint Denis award at Dimension 3LevelS3D believes in success by investing in SGO's innovative Mistika technology
In order to provide its clients with an advanced and highly efficient 2D and stereoscopic 3D DI and colour grading service, LevelS3D, one of France's upcoming facilities, has invested in a Mistika 2K DI and Stereoscopic 3D system from SGO to meet high-level demand. Defined as one of the most powerful 2D and 3D post production tools in the industry for commercials, feature films and broadcast, Mistika will play an integral role in supporting LevelS3D's project workflow and in attracting new clientele to the company.
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Christie Brings Cinema Sound To Vivid Life With The Launch Of New Christie Vive Audio
News: Christie Brings Cinema Sound To Vivid Life With The Launch Of New Christie Vive AudioArticulated, Single Enclosure Line Array Speakers and Class D Amplifier Solution Heralds Major Leap in Cinema Sound Innovation
Christie®, the world’s dominant brand in the digital cinema projection market, today launched the groundbreaking Christie Vive Audio™ solution to help exhibitors “complete the experience” for their moviegoing audiences. Designed for cinema, Christie Vive Audio leverages a unique articulated, single enclosure line array speaker design and ribbon driver technology, and combines it with the first use of efficient, high-powered Class D amplification in cinema – all at an attainable price point. Christie Vive Audio’s cinema speakers and amplifiers can be easily and efficiently integrated into any existing or new theater auditorium for the ultimate movie viewing and listening experience.
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“Oscars® Outdoors” Summer Film Series Shines Bright With Christie DLP Cinema Technology
News: “Oscars® Outdoors” Summer Film Series Shines Bright With Christie DLP Cinema TechnologyFamilies Flock to Weekend Evening Movies in the Heart of Hollywood
With its second season underway as of June 15, “Oscars Outdoors,” a ten-weekend summer film series sponsored by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, is receiving rave reviews. And integral to the success of its weekend screenings – offering contemporary favorites and classic Hollywood films – is the Christie Solaria® Series CP2230 DLP Cinema® projector.
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Christie Microtiles Illuminate Reception At Opening Of Interactive Media Building At The USC School Of Cinematic Arts
News: Christie Microtiles Illuminate Reception At Opening Of Interactive Media Building At The USC School Of Cinematic ArtsChristie®, a global leader in advanced cinema technologies and visual display solutions, recently showcased its Christie® MicroTiles® at the opening of the new Interactive Media Building at the University of Southern California (USC) School of Cinematic Arts (SCA). Christie is partnering with USC to provide students and faculty with access to the latest in visual technologies.
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Digital Arts Trailblazes New Age Of Digital Audio And Picture Post Production In New York City
News: Digital Arts Trailblazes New Age Of Digital Audio And Picture Post Production In New York CityIn anticipation of the mass adoption of 4K/Ultra High Definition (UHD) technology worldwide, New York’s Digital Arts is blazing a trail in the feature and TV communities with the first true-4K post production facility on the East Coast. This ground-breaking advance fuses the latest 4K color grading and finishing capabilities with state-of-the-art audio technologies, in a landmark, ultra-modern, environment – unleashing new and exciting possibilities for feature and broadcast producers to create and deliver compelling 4K and UHD content.
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Christie Helps Engage Participants at T.I.N.Y. – An Interactive Multimedia Public Art Installation by Artist Garson Yu at New York’s Pier 57
News: Christie Helps Engage Participants at T.I.N.Y. – An Interactive Multimedia Public Art Installation by Artist Garson Yu at New York’s Pier 57Eight Christie HD10K-M 1080 HD 3-chip DLP Projectors are Lighting Up the Interactive Art Space at the Marina at Pier 57 in New York City from June 1-16
At the Marina at Pier 57, Christie® M-Series HD projectors are helping visitors “travel” through New York City by creating a multi-sensory experience for The Interactive New York (T.I.N.Y) exhibition, an interactive multimedia art installation by video artist Garson Yu. The exhibit is inspired by New York City as a living organism, and will let visitors interact with video and sound reminiscent of traveling in the city.
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Light Iron Chooses Christie Solaria Projection For Postproduction Needs
Only Manufacturer Offering Integrated Media Block and HD-SDI Inputs
Light Iron, a leading postproduction house based in Los Angeles, has expanded its use of Christie Solaria® Series digital cinema projectors offering rich, saturated color, high brightness and sharp, 4K resolution to its ever growing clientele.
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Christie Solaria Series Projectors Light Up The Warner Bros. World Premiere Of “The Great Gatsby” In 3D At Avery Fisher Hall In New York City
News: Christie Solaria Series Projectors Light Up The Warner Bros. World Premiere Of “The Great Gatsby” In 3D At Avery Fisher Hall In New York CityPreferred Dealer Digital Media Systems Selected Two Christie 4K Projectors for the Screening at Lincoln Center
The highly anticipated world premiere of Warner Bros. “The Great Gatsby” lit up the screen in brilliant 3D, thanks to Christie Solaria® Series digital cinema projectors, which brought to life the splendor of the roaring twenties in rich, saturated colors and sharp, 4K-resolution. The star-studded event took place at Avery Fisher Hall, an iconic New York City venue at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.
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Arclight Cinemas Has “Peace Of Mind” With Support From Christie Network Operations Center And Remote Monitoring
News: Arclight Cinemas Has “Peace Of Mind” With Support From Christie Network Operations Center And Remote MonitoringArcLight Cinemas can rest easy knowing that its 90 Christie digital cinema projectors installed at the chain’s seven locations in California, including its newest addition in San Diego, are protected with 24/7 remote monitoring and reporting through Christie’s Network Operations Center (NOC) and additional Managed Services offerings such as round-the-clock phone support and quick access to locally-stored spare parts.
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Cut+Run’s Frank Effron Enjoys The Bold Flavor of Dr. Pepper TEN’s “Mountain Man”
News: Cut+Run’s Frank Effron Enjoys The Bold Flavor of Dr. Pepper TEN’s “Mountain Man”Dr. Pepper TEN’s “Mountain Man” via agency Deutsch pays homage to 1970’s TV shows (Think: Grizzly Adams) where the handsome & rugged individualist communes with wild animals and masters the great outdoors. Starring Blake Gibbons, the spots were directed by Stacy Wall and edited by Cut+Run’s Frank Effron.
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Christie Launches Superior Performance Xenolite Lamp Series
News: Christie Launches Superior Performance Xenolite Lamp SeriesCinemaCon demo to highlight improved brightness, power levels
Christie®, a global leader in cinema projection, today launched a set of four new Superior Performance Xenolite® lamps for its Series 2 Christie Solaria® projectors, ranging from 2kW to 6kW, at CinemaCon 2013.
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Scrabble Entertainment Launches Most Affordable Digital Conversion Leasing Program For Exhibitors In North America
Supported By Individual Major Hollywood Studios, Program Offers Flexible Path to Digital Conversion
Scrabble Entertainment, an international deployment entity, is excited to announce the immediate roll-out of its affordable lease-to-own digital conversion program. The program to deploy DCI-compliant digital cinema equipment is supported by major Hollywood studios in the form of certain financial contributions pursuant to the terms of each agreement separately reached with each studio.
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DLP Cinema® Technology Empowers Exhibitors With The Tools To Harness Digital Cinema’s Instant Opportunities And Future Innovations
Full Range Of DLP Cinema Intelligent Display Solutions Ensures Any Theatre Can Go Digital And Reap The Rewards
As nearly 85,000* movie theatre screens around the world showcase the digital cinema revolution using Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) DLP Cinema® technology, the benefits of digital are becoming more apparent every day to both exhibitors and audiences – and even more is possible. Whether exhibitors are looking to improve their bottom line, or want to wow with the new experiences and technologies that surpass home and mobile entertainment, DLP Cinema can provide a forward-facing solution. Together with partner licensees Barco, Christie and NEC, DLP Cinema is helping to enhance theatres with the brightest 3D showings, high frame rate (HFR) content playback, large screen laser projection, and other advantages today.
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Vizrt Wins ACE Award for Best Large Island Booth at NAB 2013
News: Vizrt Wins ACE Award for Best Large Island Booth at NAB 2013Vizrt Ltd. is proud to have won the ACE Award for Best Large Island Booth from NAB Show. The ACE (Awesome Cool Exhibits) award was announced Wednesday, April 10th during the NAB show.
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Christie Signs Patrick Artiaga To Lead New Business Initiatives
20-year veteran of audio / visual / cinema worlds brings a wealth of expertise
Christie®, a world leader in visual technology displays, today announced that Patrick Artiaga has joined Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc. in the new position of director, Business Development, Entertainment Solutions, reporting to Craig Sholder, vice president, Entertainment Solutions, Christie.
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Christie Positions Customers For Decades Of Growth With Wide Range Of Innovative Products, Services And Financing Options At Cinemacon
News: Christie Positions Customers For Decades Of Growth With Wide Range Of Innovative Products, Services And Financing Options At Cinemacon“Innovation Theatre” to showcase latest advances in High Frame Rate Projection
Christie®, a global visual technology company, will showcase a wide range of innovative cinema projection solutions, backed by its monitoring and support services, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, April 15 – 18. Christie is the world’s largest manufacturer, installer and servicer of DLP Cinema® projectors and once again has the show’s largest CinemaCon exhibit area to confirm its position as the “Exhibitor’s Choice” for attendees of this pre-eminent gathering of movie theater owners from around the world.
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Shipments Of High-Value Christie Solaria One Projectors To Global Exhibitors Accelerate In 2013
News: Shipments Of High-Value Christie Solaria One Projectors To Global Exhibitors Accelerate In 2013Shipments of the Christie® Solaria® One projector, a DCI-compliant solution based on Texas Instruments’ (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) S2K DLP Cinema® chipset, have accelerated since first units rolled off Christie’s manufacturing plant floors in November 2012. Small-screen theaters in China, Russia, India, Brazil and across Europe and North America are seizing the opportunity to purchase these complete, economical projectors.
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Versatile Distribution Services Delivers Turnkey Systems Optimized for 4K and 2K ASSIMILATE SCRATCH DI and Dailies Workflows
New Turnkeys to be Offered in North America Exclusively by CineSys-Oceana
Versatile Distribution Services (VDS), a distributor specializing in integrated solutions for the media and entertainment industry today announced the immediate availability of integrated 4K and 2K turnkey workstations featuring ASSIMILATE’s SCRATCH® Digital Intermediate software. SCRATCH enables digital cinema and broadcast artists to generate dailies, conform, color-correct, and finish within a real-time, integrated, user-friendly solution. The turnkey systems will be available exclusively in North America through CineSys-Oceana, one of the largest media and entertainment industry resellers.
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Christie Continues Setting The Bar Higher At National Association Of Broadcasters Show 2013
Visual Display Technology Leader Introducing Groundbreaking Products
Christie® is showcasing its newest offerings at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show April 8-11 including the world premiere of 3-chip DLP® technology displaying 4K resolution at 60 Hz with the introduction of the new Christie D4K2560 and Christie D4K3560 projectors.
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JB&A Showcases Ecosystem of Powerful Media Management and IP Video Distribution Solutions
News: JB&A Showcases Ecosystem of Powerful Media Management and IP Video Distribution SolutionsExciting New Technologies from Christie and Other Top Manufacturers Unveiled at JB&A’s Annual Pre NAB Special Event
JB&A, experts in media management and IP video distribution announced it will be showcasing its complete ecosystem of products and workflows at a special two day event kicking off the National Association of Broadcaster’s (NAB) trade show in Las Vegas, April 6th and 7th at the MGM Grand.
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Christie’s South American Subsidiary Opens Office In São Paulo
Share of South American AV and digital cinema market expected to grow rapidly this decade
Christie®, a world leader in visual technologies, continued to expand its presence in South America with the opening of its first office and showroom in São Paulo, Brazil, which was celebrated with a reception attended by customers and business partners of Christie Digital Systems South America Ltda., and leading dignitaries of the Brazilian cinema exhibition industry. The opening is part of a wave of global expansion by Christie, which includes new subsidiaries and offices in South Africa, Australia and India during the past twelve months.
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Laser Projection Demonstration Lights Up G.I. JOE: Retaliation At AMC THEATRES®’ Burbank 16, Using Christie Technology
Moviegoers in Burbank will be treated to a stunning visual experience as AMC enlists Christie’s laser projector technology to push the bounds of 3D movie presentation in ETX
Christie®, a global leader in cinema projection, is pleased to present Paramount Pictures’ highly anticipated G.I. JOE: RETALIATION on March 28 at AMC Theatres’ (AMC) Burbank 16’s ETX theatre. Christie is joining forces with AMC using laser projection technology to project the 3D movie at brightness levels of 14 foot lamberts (ft-L) – a ‘first’ in the world of commercial cinema projection – on a 65-foot wide screen. This technology test will last for a two-week period and will be the first time that the general public will be able to enjoy compelling, immersive 3D images delivered at 2D light levels.
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Pennsylvania Independent Funtime Cinemas Goes Digital With Christie Solaria One
Quality and cost appreciated as owners get ready for the end of 35mm film
The FunTime Cinemas, a specialty exhibitor with three cinemas in Pennsylvania, has completed its conversion to digital projection at its Kendig location using the Christie® Solaria One, an all-in-one DLP-Cinema® solution designed especially for independent and community-owned theatres.
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Christie Donates Digital Cinema Projector To Gianopulos Family Theater At Wilson-Hanks Family Cultural Center, Saint Sophia Cathedral, California
News: Christie Donates Digital Cinema Projector To Gianopulos Family Theater At Wilson-Hanks Family Cultural Center, Saint Sophia Cathedral, CaliforniaChristie’s Managed Services Team and BLACKSTAR Engineering Transform Gym Complex Into Fully Professional Cinema House; Dedication Ceremony Set for March 17
Christie® has donated a top-of-the-line Christie digital cinema projector to help entertain the local community in the new Gianopulos Family Theater at the Wilson-Hanks Family Cultural Center, Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral, California. The theater is the latest addition to the Huffington Center, located in the Byzantine-Latino Quarter of Los Angeles. Christie’s Managed Services team worked with audio-visual innovator BLACKSTAR Engineering to install the Christie Solaria® Series projector and other theater equipment, transforming a basketball court by day into a fully professional movie theater by night.
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Christie Helps Pennsylvania's Fox Berkshire Theatre Go Digital
News: Christie Helps Pennsylvania's Fox Berkshire Theatre Go DigitalChristie Projectors Selected by Entertainment Supply & Technology as Part of Extensive Renovations
Christie® is helping the Fox Berkshire theatre, Reading, Pa., enter the modern age of digital cinema, following the complete upgrades of its eight screens exclusively with Christie Solaria® Series projectors. Formerly the Wyomissing 8, the facility recently celebrated its return to the Fox Theatres family after being under different management since 1996.
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The Room Debuts New Finishing Facility inside Technicolor – PostWorks New York
News: The Room Debuts New Finishing Facility inside Technicolor –  PostWorks New YorkWith three finishing suites, facility targets independent films, documentaries and television
The Room, a boutique finishing facility servicing independent films, documentaries, long-form television and similar projects, has moved into a new, custom-built facility housed within Technicolor – PostWorks’ West Village location at 110 Leroy Street. The new site, which was designed by acclaimed architect Rafi Segal, includes three finishing suites, each anchored by Autodesk Flame Premium workstations, which feature tools for compositing, color grading, visual effects and graphics.
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The Magic Of Cinema Powers On Worldwide With DLP Cinema’s® Comprehensive Suite Of Leading Digital Projection Technology
Delivering High Frame Rates, The Brightest 3D, 4K For The Largest Screens, Innovative, Compact 2K Solutions And More; China Driving Digital Forward With Nearly 75,000 DLP Cinema Screens To Date
The benefits and longstanding promises of digital cinema continue to be realized around the globe in theatres new and old, and of all sizes, with Texas Instruments (TI) NASDAQ: TXN) DLP Cinema® technology used to illuminate nearly 75,000 movie theatre screens. Together with its OEM licensees, Barco, Christie and NEC, DLP Cinema has been able to further meet the ever-changing needs of exhibitors and filmmakers with a complete family of products and technology to share the highest quality, most immersive content and visual experiences possible with audiences. DLP Cinema offers four different chipsets specifically engineered for specific exhibitor preferences and venues – from 4K resolution for screens as wide as 105 feet, to cost-effective 3D- and High Frame Rate-capable (HFR) projection for independent single-screen theatres – that each ensures award-winning image reproduction, longstanding reliability, and forward-thinking upgradability.
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99 Tigers Hits The Runway For Oxygen’s “The Face”
News: 99 Tigers Hits The Runway For Oxygen’s “The Face”Creative services agency 99 Tigers recently produced the launch campaign for "The Face," Oxygen's new model competition series featuring catwalk all-stars Naomi Campbell, Karolina Kurkova and Coco Rocha.
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Hackenbacker Tackles The Audio Post For Hunted – A Major New Series For BBC One and HBO Cinemax
News: Hackenbacker Tackles The Audio Post For Hunted – A Major New Series For BBC One and HBO CinemaxAfter completing the audio post production for all 10 series of the drama Spooks, Soho-based post production facility Hackenbacker has returned to the world of espionage – this time tackling the audio post for Hunted, a new eight-part suspense thriller produced by Kudos Film & Television in association with Big Light Productions, for BBC One and HBO’s Cinemax channel.
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Cut+Run’s Isaac Chen Edits New Spot for adiZero Campaign for 180LA
News: Cut+Run’s Isaac Chen Edits New Spot for adiZero Campaign for 180LACut+Run’s Isaac Chen edited the latest adiZero spot for Adidas via 180LA and directed by Matt Bieler of Serial Pictures. The spot features Major League Soccer's Brek Shea who faces an empty theater while refuting the pressure of hype & headlines with "what light can do." The commercial is part of the ongoing “What Light Can Do” campaign, the first spot of which starred RG3 and broke in May.
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Digital Domain Media Group to Exhibit, Present at the SIGGRAPH 2012 Computer Graphics and Interactive Technology Conference
CEO John Textor Featured Speaker at Business Symposium; Digital Domain Institute Exhibits with Florida State University; Company Presents Panels and Courses; Recruits for “The Legend of Tembo” and Other Productions Underway in Florida, California and Vancouver
Digital Domain Media Group (NYSE: DDMG) announced that the company will be presenting, exhibiting and recruiting at SIGGRAPH 2012 -- the computer graphics industry’s largest and most respected technical and creative conference, being held August 5 – 9 in Los Angeles.
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Cut+Run’s Graham Turner Is Epic For “£1,000 Man” for Moneysupermarket.com
News: Cut+Run’s Graham Turner Is Epic For “£1,000 Man” for Moneysupermarket.comOrdinary chum Gary turns his life into an epic adventure with 1980’s flair in the new Moneysupermarket.com spot edited by Cut+Run’s Graham Turner for agency Mother. Directed with action-packed panache and retro hilarity by Furlined’s Speck/Gordon, the spot is a tour de force of awesomeness in the vein of Magnum P.I. and other montage-driven show opens.
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Cut+Run Editor Frank Effron Collaborates With Carl Erik Rinsch on New Nissan Campaign
News: Cut+Run Editor Frank Effron Collaborates With Carl Erik Rinsch on New Nissan CampaignTheatrical 3D Version to Premiere With The Amazing Spider-Man
Cut+Run editor Frank Effron’s most recent collaboration with visionary director Carl Erik Rinsch is a VFX intensive Nissan campaign that deftly illustrates the notion of a totally re-imagined car inspired by its DNA. The first of the series, for the Nissan Altima, is airing now; a 3D version of the spot premieres theatrically before The Amazing Spider-Man starting July 3.
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Miami's New World Symphony Depends on DPA Microphones
News: Miami's New World Symphony Depends on DPA MicrophonesDPA 4023 and 4028 Microphones Used for All Performances
New World Symphony’s Director of Audio Services Roberto Toledo relies on DPA Microphones’ 4023 compact cardioid microphones and 4028 compact wide cardioid microphones for all performances at the New World Center, including the recent Juanes MTV “Unplugged” concert.
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NVIDIA GPUs Render Stunning Visuals in Transformers Ride
News: NVIDIA GPUs Render Stunning Visuals in Transformers RideUniversal Studios took the wraps off its latest attraction today, a $40 million technological tour de force stuffed with more high-tech gadgetry than an electronics superstore.
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Converting The Uncertain Dream Of Digital Cinema Into A Future Reality For Even More Theatres In The U.S. And Around The Globe
All-New Chip Specifically Developed For Screens Up To 20 Feet Wide
As the transition to digital cinema continues to build across the U.S. and the world, Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) DLP Cinema®, the worldwide leader in digital cinema imaging technology, today announced the new S2K chipset, optimized for theatre screens up to 20 feet (six meters) wide in size for 2D presentations.
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Calvary Chapel Modesto Produces Live Webcasts with Broadcast Pix Granite Video Control Center
News: Calvary Chapel Modesto Produces Live Webcasts with Broadcast Pix Granite Video Control CenterBroadcast Pix™ today announced that Calvary Chapel Modesto, based in Modesto, Calif., is using its Granite™ 1000 Video Control Center™ to produce live webcasts of its religious services for a growing online audience, while simultaneously delivering an image magnification (I-MAG) presentation across its 17-acre campus.
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Colorfront On-Set Dailies Advances Realtime 4K Workflows and High Frame-Rate Cinematography
News: Colorfront On-Set Dailies Advances Realtime 4K Workflows and High Frame-Rate CinematographyNew 2012 Winter Release supports Sony F65 RAW, RED Epic R3D and Alexa ARRIRAW 4K workflows
Academy Award-winning developer Colofront has released the Winter 2012 version of its On-Set Dailies system, introducing real-time 4K display of dailies for motion picture productions using the new generation of high-end cameras flooding the digital cinematography market.
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Cut + Run Edits Spots for Super Bowl Ads
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Todd-AO Upgrades ADR Facilities in Hollywood
News: Todd-AO Upgrades ADR Facilities in HollywoodIn the latest phase of a continuing effort to expand and upgrade its sound facilities, Todd-AO has completed a full technical overhaul of ADR stage 5 at its Hollywood studios. One of the largest facilities of its type in Hollywood, the ADR stage has been equipped with a new Pro Tools workstation, a Soundmaster ION operating environment and a Christie HD playback system.
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Cosmic Post chooses Quantel for Canada's first mobile post facility
News: Cosmic Post chooses Quantel for Canada's first mobile post facilityPioneering start up brings post production on set with Pablo
Cosmic Post Inc. has purchased a Quantel Pablo color correction and finishing system to sit at the heart of its brand new, high-end mobile post production facility. This is the first mobile digital 2D and 3D support and finishing facility in Canada, conceived to provide producers with the highest quality post production facilities on set, all housed within a 40 foot luxury air-conditioned trailer.
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Harkness Screens Supports Award Winning Film-Makers
Harkness Screens, the world’s leading supplier of projection surfaces has recently supplied a portable cinema screen to London-based Kitchen Sink Collective, a small independent group of award winning Documentary Directors who graduated from the National Film & TV School in 2011.
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AJA KONA Supporting Editorial Workflow and Reviews on "John Carter"
AJA Video Systems noted that its KONA 3 digital video I/O cards are being used by picture and visual effects editorial teams to streamline editorial processes and facilitate reviews on the 2012 feature film "John Carter".
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Cinema India Expo Strengthens Event Line Up Following Strong Year for Cinema Industry
Texas Instruments Demonstrates Global Commitment as Title Sponsor
Cinema India Expo 2011, the only Hollywood/Bollywood event of its kind, has announced that Texas Instruments (TI) DLP Cinema has come on board as the Title Sponsor for the event which is set for June 24th and 25th in Mumbai. For more than a decade, Cinema India Expo has been recognized as a premier gathering for theater owners and content holders. The commitment of TI, the worldwide leader in digital cinema imaging technology, underscores the growing importance of the event in the global digital cinema arena.
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DLP Cinema® Leads Delivery Of Digital Cinema to Exhibitors Worldwide With The Brightest And Broadest Range Of Digital Cinema Projection Options
DLP Cinema Projectors Clearly the Leader Worldwide With Installations from Barco, Christie, and NEC
Following an unprecedented year of growth and success in 2010, as well as through the first three months of 2011, Texas Instruments (TI) (NYSE: TXN) DLP Cinema®, the worldwide leader in digital cinema imaging technology, announced today that its OEM licensees, Barco, Christie, and NEC, installed more digital cinema projectors in every region of the world in the last 12 months than in the last 12 years. Movie theatre owners from around the world will be able to see the most advanced yet cost-effective DLP Cinema projectors this week at CinemaCon 2011, all of which deliver superior brightness, industry-leading uptime, proven reliability, and unmatched preference by the industry.
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Loyalkaspar Creates Visuals For Shakira’s Sale El Sol World Tour
Design Studio Creates Content for Nine Songs Projected onto Two Giant LED Video Screens and Third 3D Model Projector
Add Shakira to the growing list of top-tier musical acts that have tapped the talents of design/creative engagement studio Loyalkaspar to create elaborate yet conceptual video sequences to accompany their performances. Working with the tour’s Creative Directors Felix Barrett and Es Devlin, the award-winning studio created nine distinct sequences for the pop star’s current Sale El Sol World Tour.
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Dashing Ships FedEx Spot with Great VFX
News: Dashing Ships FedEx Spot with Great VFXDashing recently showcased their diversity and nimble nature in a spot for FedEx, shot by Director Tim Godsall out of BBDO Toronto.
"Change" stars an effortlessly competent business executive/surgeon/tattoo artist/chess master/sculptor who orders one of his office drones to use FedEx for a non-urgent shipment. When the assistant second-guesses his boss, explaining his belief that FedEx is only good for urgent shipping needs, he is met with a stern explanation that it's possible be good at many things.
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Codex Digital Teams with Colorfront to Develop ARRIRAW Workflow for Features
News: Codex Digital Teams with Colorfront to Develop ARRIRAW Workflow for FeaturesCodex Digital technology used in tandem with Colorfront’s On-Set Dailies System during the production of “Styria,” the first film shot with ARRI Alexa to ARRIRRAW.
Codex Digital’s Digital Lab and Onboard Recorders were recently used in conjunction with a new On-Set Dailies solution, developed by Budapest-based Colorfront, to produce digital dailies and other deliverables on the set of Styria, a Hungarian feature film production that is believed to be the first ever shot with the ARRI Alexa camera in ARRIRAW format.
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PBS’ “Antiques Roadshow” Goes Tapeless with AJA Ki Pro
Digital Capture Streamlines Post Workflow for PBS’ Highest-Rated Series
AJA Video Systems, a leading manufacturer of professional video interface and conversion solutions, announced that eight-time Emmy Award-nominated PBS television series “Antiques Roadshow” used 11 of its Ki Pro tapeless recording devices to capture Season 15 of the series, which premieres January 3, 2011. This marks the first season that “Antiques Roadshow” will be using a tapeless capture workflow.
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Parkway Christian Church Selects FOR-A HD/SD Switcher as Part of Upgrade
Parkway Christian Church in Surprise, Ariz., launched a campus-wide installation of high definition video production in August. As part of its HD upgrade, the church purchased the FOR-A HVS-300HS HD/SD portable video switcher, which will accommodate planned facility expansion.
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ABS Designs, Installs Video System for Wash State Bar Assoc
Video Production System Provides Live Webcasts, Improves On-Site and Distance Learning
Lawyers in the state of Washington must take continuing education courses to maintain their license to practice. Until recently, the majority of those course offerings were in Seattle, requiring travel for many lawyers. However, a video production system designed and installed by premier systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) in the Washington State Bar Association’s (WSBA) new 145-seat conference center in Seattle provides live, multi-camera webcasts of classes that allow lawyers to “attend” remotely from wherever they are while enhancing presentations for on-site participants.
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Fearless Films Finishes Award-Winning Documentary "In the Name of the Family"
Provocative Film Takes Top Canadian Honours at Hot Docs
With a 25-year track record in Toronto’s postproduction community, Fearless Films brought a wealth of experience to finishing work for "In the Name of the Family", Shelley Saywell’s award-winning documentary about honour killings in North America.
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Hungary’s Focus-Fox Debuts New Grading Theatre with Baselight FOUR
News: Hungary’s Focus-Fox Debuts New Grading Theatre with Baselight FOURCinemix facility offers unique combination of colour grading and sound mixing.
FilmLight today announces that Focus-Fox Studio, Budapest, the largest provider of post production services in Hungary, has installed a Baselight FOUR colour grading system in its newly-opened Cinemix digital intermediate grading and sound mixing theatre.
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Just Months After Launching Smoke For Mac OS X, Autodesk Sees Enthusiastic Response
Autodesk Smoke All-in-One Editorial Finishing and Powerful 3D Visual Effects Software Shows Widespread Adoption
Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) has seen widespread adoption of Autodesk Smoke software for Mac OS X, an all-in-one editorial finishing solution for Mac-based creative workflows. Smoke for Mac OS X launched on December 15, 2009, and since then, customers have used the software's comprehensive creative toolset for dozens of film and television projects. In just three months, the 30-day trial has been downloaded by thousands of artists worldwide.
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Vizrt to Demo True Stereographic 3D Animations at NAB 2010
Using Christie HD Projectors and INFITEC stereo display technology
If you are planning to attend NAB 2010 with stereoscopic 3DTV in your sights, then Vizrt’s booth is the place to be. Not only will there be powerful, proven stereo 3D technology on display, visitors will also get a glimpse of real-time, stereoscopic 3D HD imagery. This stunning, novel stereo 3DTV experience will take place in Vizrt’s booth SL5408 at the 2010 National Association of Broadcasters show from April 10-15, 2010 in Las Vegas, NV.
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Harkness Screens Provides Groovy Images for the Biggest Ever Sing-Along of "Mamma Mia! The Movie"
Large Crowd Watches Hit Musical’s Mega Screening on 108 Foot Matt Plus
On Sunday, January 24th, London’s O2 arena hosted the biggest screening and sing-along ever of the hit film, "MAMMA MIA!" A giant 108-foot Harkness Matt Plus screen was specially built in order to allow the some 8,000 fans in attendance to see their favourite movie in all its glory.
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International Postproduction Facilities Company Optix Digital Pictures Acquires Crunch Recording Group
Major Integration and Expansion of Video and Sound Services Underway
Optix Digital Pictures, a group of full-service post-production facilities located in Toronto, Hamburg, Berlin and Dubai, has acquired Toronto-based Crunch Recording Group, according to George Levai, co-founder of Optix.
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HD EXPO – Createasphere’s 3D Day Shows Full 3D Spectrum
Panels Highlighting Creativity and Execution Mark Third Annual 3D Day
An engaging combination of directors, cinematographers, expert technologists, illuminating the spectrum of creativity and reality, have been set for HD EXPO-Createasphere’s Third Annual 3D Day next week at the Burbank Marriott Convention Center in Burbank, California.
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FlyingS3D launches all-Stereo3D post house with Pablo
New Paris post facility opens with a workflow “dedicated to 3D”
FlyingS3D, a brand new Paris, France-based post production facility dedicated to stereoscopic 3D, has purchased a Quantel Pablo 4K equipped with the Stereo3D option as the centrepiece of its Stereo3D workflow.
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AJA KONA 3 Helps Watch the 'Watchmen'
Video Capture and Playback Cards Facilitate 2K Review of Warner Bros. Feature
AJA Video Systems, a leading manufacturer of professional video interface and conversion solutions, announced today that its KONA 3 video capture and playback cards were employed as part of the post production workflow on the Zack Snyder-directed feature film "Watchmen" from Warner Bros. Pictures and Paramount Pictures, in association with Legendary Pictures. KONA 3 is AJA's top-of-the-line uncompressed capture card for SD, HD, Dual Link 4:4:4 HD and 2K formats for Apple Mac Pro systems.
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AJA Io HD Helps Horror Meet Comedy for Microsoft’s Xbox LIVE
For “Horror Meets Comedy,” a series of six short pilot films commissioned by Microsoft for Xbox LIVE, online director John Clisham joined a group of a-list and up-and-coming horror directors that included James Wan of “Saw,” Andrew Douglas of "The Amityville Horror" remake and David Slade of "30 Days of Night."
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