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Manhattan Edit Workshop Presents: "Sight, Sound & Story"
Manhattan Edit Workshop's one-day summit, "Sight, Sound & Story," returns to New York on June 14th, 2014. The event gathers a collection of diverse and intriguing speakers spanning the world of post production. Panels include to art and processes of editing film and television, the techniques of visual effects, and the craft behind sound design. The summit culminates in a gala reception and networking session for over 300 guest, panelists and vendors.
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TMD Brings Physical Assets Into The Digital World
New Modular Software Boosts Productivity and Security for Those Migrating From Physical to Digital, and for Audiovisual Libraries Seeking to Best Preserve Original Assets
Booth N3425 – TMD, the leading provider of asset management systems for digital and physical assets, has added yet more functionality to the Library module of its Mediaflex asset management system. The new software version will be of particular interest to those who still retain physical assets, either because they are migrating large legacy archives, or because they need to keep the originals for their historical and cultural value.
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Advanced Systems Group Designs Digital Arts Facility for San Lorenzo Unified School District
News: Advanced Systems Group  Designs Digital Arts Facility for San Lorenzo Unified School DistrictAdvanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading video, data, audio and film integration firm, today announced work is complete on a $6 million production space designed by ASG that serves as the new home of the Bay Area Digital Arts (BADA) Academy for California’s San Lorenzo Unified School District. Located at San Lorenzo High School, the facility includes a 3,100-square-foot NC25 sound stage, production control room, audio control room, voiceover/ADR recording studio, editing classroom, production offices, and private edit suites.
published 3 weeks ago   read more
Deluxe New York Mixes Aronofsky's Noah With Dolby® Atmos™
News: Deluxe New York Mixes Aronofsky's Noah With Dolby® Atmos™Major Dolby Atmos Stage at Deluxe New York Used for Mixing Darren Aronofsky's Epic Production
Deluxe New York, a Deluxe Entertainment Services company, is proud to announce that the makers of Paramount Pictures' epic feature Noah selected Deluxe's new mixing stage at 435 Hudson Street to create the soundscape for director Darren Aronofsky's powerful feature film. The theater—among the largest Dolby Atmos capable sound stages in New York—was the site where Skip Lievsay, the recent recipient of an Oscar for "Gravity," and Craig Henighan mixed the film, utilizing the powerful, lifelike sound made possible by Dolby Atmos technology.
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iZotope RX 3 Honored by Cinema Audio Society
RX Wins for Technical Achievement in Post Production
iZotope Inc., a leading audio technology company, announced today that the CAS has recognized RX 3 Advanced at its 50th annual awards ceremony for Technical Achievement in Post Production. The distinguished award is presented to companies for engineering achievements in the field of audio post-production, and underscores how RX 3 is now the standard for rescuing troubled audio from the cutting room floor.
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Suite Spot Produces 160+ Hours of Live Streaming Video Production for The 138th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
News: Suite Spot Produces 160+ Hours of Live Streaming Video Production for The 138th Westminster Kennel Club Dog ShowBicoastal Full-Service Video Production Company Coordinates Flawless 13-Channel Online Broadcast for America's Second-Oldest Sporting Event
Call it the “Best In Show online.” Looking to showcase 187 breeds competing in 12 different rings at the recent 138th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show (WKCDS), producers at USA Network and NBC turned to the full-service video production company Suite Spot to create a seamless 13-channel live streaming online broadcast experience for America's second-oldest sporting event.
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ShootersNYC Signs Editor Debbie Mcmurtrey To Diverse Roster Of Editorial Talent
News: ShootersNYC Signs Editor Debbie Mcmurtrey To Diverse Roster Of Editorial TalentShootersNYC, the creative multi-dimensional content company, has signed Editor Debbie McMurtrey to the company’s diverse roster, which also includes Editors Anthony Marinelli, Dave Bradley, and Mark Hutchinson; as well as a large resource of editorial, design, visual effects, and post talent within the Shooters family of companies.
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GatorVision Enhances University of Florida In-Venue Sports Production with Tightrope ZEPLAY
News: GatorVision Enhances University of Florida In-Venue Sports Production with Tightrope ZEPLAYSlo-mo Instant Replay System Offers School a Robust Feature Set, Reliable Performance and Affordable Price Point for Upgraded Control Room
GatorVision is the University of Florida athletic department's broadcast and production initiative, handling live and on-demand event streaming and in-venue, game day coverage as part of its operation. The recently-built control room, located in the College of Journalism and Communications building on campus, houses a full complement of cutting-edge production gear suited to both outside broadcasts and in-venue content.
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Custom Consoles Module-R and SystemTwo Desks Chosen for Major Egyptian Broadcaster
News: Custom Consoles Module-R and SystemTwo Desks Chosen for Major Egyptian BroadcasterCustom Consoles desks and monitor display supports have been chosen for installation at the Cairo headquarters of a major Egyptian free-to-air satellite broadcaster. They include a Module-R production control desk with a Media Wall monitorscape, a Module-R sound control desk and three SystemTwo height adjustable edit-suite desks. These form part of a recently completed upgrade to the network's engineering infrastructure.
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Custom Consoles To Exhibit Latest Advances In Studio Furniture At CABSAT 2014
News: Custom Consoles To Exhibit Latest Advances In Studio Furniture At CABSAT 2014Custom Consoles will exhibit the latest additions to its range of broadcast control-room and postproduction-suite furniture on stand 33 in Hall 6 at CABSAT 2014, Dubai, March 11-13. Representatives attending will include Managing Director Neil Reed, Commercial Director Graham Buchanan and Sales Manager Gary Fuller.
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BARABOOM! Studios Launches in Culver City
News: BARABOOM! Studios Launches in Culver CityPresvisualization specialist founded by Pepe Valencia has big growth plans as more film, television and commercial productions embrace pre-vis as a planning tool.
BARABOOM! Studios, a specialist in previsualization, has opened a full-service production office in Culver City. The launch of the new digs, which features workspace for a small team of artists and an assortment of cutting edge technology, is a prelude to a broader expansion planned for next year. Over the next six months, the company expects to hire additional staff, add a scanning and motion capture stage and extend its menu of services.
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Explore the Art and Technique of Master Editors in Manhattan Edit Workshop’s New Class: “Making the Cut” With Bobbie O’Steen
Become a better editor and storyteller; analyze scenes from iconic movies with acclaimed writer and film historian Bobbie O’Steen
Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, will launch a brand new film analysis class in 2014. Lead by renowned film historian and author Bobbie O’Steen, “Making the Cut” will explore the editor’s endgame decisions from inside the cutting room. Course content will be based in part on material from O’Steen’s popular books (Cut to the Chase, The Invisible Cut) and her Inside the Cutting Room event series. “I'm thrilled to be teaching a class where I dig deep into the work of master editors and, by explaining their choices, help my students become better editors and storytellers themselves,” says O’Steen.
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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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Digital Storm Launches PRO Line of Custom Built Workstations
News: Digital Storm Launches PRO Line of Custom Built WorkstationsDigital Storm is leveraging its liquid cooling and overclocking expertise to help professionals do more in less time
Digital Storm, a boutique system builder known for custom-built high performance gaming machines, is launching the PRO line of fully customizable workstations. The company will leverage its expertise in building liquid cooled, overclocked desktops to meet the demanding needs of creative professionals.
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Utopic Signs Christopher Elliott As Director of Finishing
News: Utopic Signs Christopher Elliott As Director of FinishingChicago’s Integrated Broadcast/ Digital Media Company Continues to Expand Its Talent Roster and Capabilities with the Addition of Award-Winning Talent
Utopic has signed director of finishing Christopher Elliott to the Chicago-based post production/digital media company’s roster of multi-disciplined talent. Elliott joins Utopic after a ten-year stint as Red Car/Chicago’s director of finishing. Prior to that position he was on the staff at Optimus, where he worked with Tim Kloehn, Utopic’s co-owner and editor.
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Visual Effects Masterminds Behind “Hugo,” “Avatar” and “The Adjustment Bureau” Join Manhattan Edit Workshop for From the Cutting Room
Celebrated visual effects artists Rob Legato and Mark Russell headline MEWshop’s next installment of the popular speaker series, to be held on November 21st
Manhattan Edit Workshop, the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, announced today the return of popular series, "From the Cutting Room". The upcoming industry event, which is slated for Thursday, November 21st, will feature Rob Legato ("Hugo," "Avatar," "Shutter Island") and Mark Russell ("The Adjustment Bureau," "Doubt," "Minority Report"). The celebrated VFX duo, currently at work on the upcoming Scorsese film, "Wolf of Wall Street," starring Leonardo DiCaprio, will give attendees a behind-the-scenes look at the techniques behind creating stunning visual effects and discuss how they take full advantage of the performance and reliability of HP Z Workstations powered by Intel® Xeon® processors. The evening event, moderated by MEWShop’s Josh Apter, will take place at the famed French Institute on November 21st at 7pm.
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Colorfront Announces Colorfront Cloud Services
News:  Colorfront Announces Colorfront Cloud ServicesInnovative cloud services facilitate new distributed post-production service model
Colorfront, the Academy and Emmy Award-winning developer of high-performance, on-set dailies and transcoding systems for motion pictures, high-end episodic HDTV and commercials, today announced the introduction of Colorfront Cloud Services.
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Engineering Emmy® awarded to iZotope RX® Audio Repair Technology
iZotope Inc., a leading audio technology company, has been honored by the National Academy for Television Arts and Sciences with an Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development for RX Audio Repair Technology. The Engineering Emmy is presented to an individual, company or organization for engineering developments so significant that they materially affect the transmission, recording or reception of television.
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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.
published 7 months ago   read more
JVC 84-Inch 4K Monitors, RGB Spectrum Superview 4K Create ‘Ultra HD’ Real-Time Multiviewer System
News: JVC 84-Inch 4K Monitors, RGB Spectrum Superview 4K Create ‘Ultra HD’ Real-Time Multiviewer SystemJVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today announced it has partnered with RGB Spectrum to jointly develop an affordable, “Ultra HD” real-time multiviewer system that is appropriate for a variety of high-end monitoring applications. The system combines JVC’s PS-840UD Professional Series ProVérité or RS‑840UD Reference Series 4K 84-inch LCD monitors with RGB Spectrum’s SuperView 4K Multiviewer.
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IBC 2013: Vizrt Social TV Solution integrates with Applicaster to offer an easy workflow between on-air graphics and Second Screen applications
Second Screen and Companion Apps are becoming a new standard medium for broadcasters to drive ratings and engage viewers in the broadcast.
Applicaster, provider of a robust broadcast platform for delivering multi-screen experiences, and Vizrt have partnered to offer a seamless workflow to synchronize user inputs and integrate user participation into the main broadcast.
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Custom Consoles Module-R and Media Wall chosen for BT Sport
News: Custom Consoles Module-R and Media Wall chosen for BT SportCustom Consoles announces the successful completion of a major technical furniture project at the new London home of BT Sport.
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Goodpenny Inks Two Top Editors
News: Goodpenny Inks Two Top EditorsCreative Studio Goodpenny has welcomed top editors John Marinis and Sven Herrmann into its fold. The additions come on the heels of Goodpenny’s Telly Award-winning spot for H&M, Grammy Award-winning mix for Jimmy Fallon’s Blow Your Pants Off, and score for the highly acclaimed "Sleepwalk with Me."
published 8 months ago   read more
SIM Digital Helps CTV’s “Spun Out” Shift into High Gear
News: SIM Digital Helps CTV’s “Spun Out” Shift into High GearSIM Digital recently provided production and post-production equipment, services and support for the debut season of "Spun Out," a new multi-camera sit-com from CTV and Project 10 Productions. SIM designed and built a complete file-based workflow for the show that extended from the cameras through final delivery and included such innovative features as real-time delivery of full-resolution camera media from the set to the editorial team.
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iZotope Announces RX 3 and RX 3 Advanced
The fastest, easiest way to repair and restore audio
iZotope Inc., a research-driven audio technology company, has announced an update to its flagship audio repair suite,RX®. Ideal for audio engineers, post production professionals, broadcasters, podcasters, archivists, forensic specialists, videographers and more, the new RX 3 rescues troubled audio to save it from the cutting room floor.
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ITN chooses Custom Consoles Module-R Desk For New Production Control Room
News: ITN chooses Custom Consoles Module-R Desk For New Production Control RoomIndependent Television News (ITN) has chosen a large studio control desk from Custom Consoles as part of a technical upgrade at its headquarters in Gray's Inn Road, central London. More than 8.8 metres in breadth, the desk is an in-line design occupying almost the full width of Studio Control Suite A.
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Stardust, In Collaboration With BBDO, Provided Just The Right Tools For Lowe’s Spring & Summer Campaigns
News: Stardust, In Collaboration With BBDO, Provided Just The Right Tools For Lowe’s Spring & Summer CampaignsStardust expanded its creative reach and took the product promotion category to new heights in the Lowe’s recent spring and summer campaigns via BBDO. The spots, a product of a deep collaboration between Stardust and the agency team, highlight Simple Steps To Spring and Summer in stop-motion style and infused with the joy – and home improvements - associated with the blossoming Spring and Summer seasons.
published 10 months ago   read more
International Media Facility TVT Integrates AmberFin iCR Into File-based Media Facilities in Sydney and Singapore
AmberFin Increases Flexibility and Efficiency in Tapeless Workflows at Cutting Edge APAC Region Media Facilities
At Broadcast Asia (stand 5E1-02) AmberFin, a leading developer of file-based media ingest and transcoding solutions for content owners, broadcasters, sports organizations and post-production houses, announced a contract with international media facility, TVT. The project sees the company’s iCR software-based media ingest, transcode and quality control platform integrated within TVT’s file-based workflows at a new media facility in Sydney, Australia. The new facility is contributing to TVT’s successful APAC region new business drive, building on the success of its Singapore operation where already AmberFin iCR plays a central role in enabling efficient file-based media operations.
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Custom Consoles supports BBC Studios and Post Production's Elstree studio complex upgrades
News: Custom Consoles supports BBC Studios and Post Production's Elstree studio complex upgradesCustom Consoles announces the completion of a relocation and renewal project for BBC Studios and Post Production, the BBC's commercial facilities arm. Whilst the Television Centre site is being redeveloped, BBC Studios and Post Production has relocated its London studios business to Elstree and is providing HD TV studios at BBC Elstree and Elstree Film Studios in Borehamwood. The commission included moving the existing main production desk, production monitor wall and the lighting and vision monitor wall from Television Centre Studio 6 in London to the Elstree studio complex. Three additional desks have been provided, two from Custom Consoles' Module-R series plus a specifically designed lighting control desk.
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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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Modus Makes Magic for Now You See Me
Montreal Facility Delivers 227 VFX Shots for Magician Heist Film
Modus FX completed many of the key visual effects shots on "Now You See Me," which was released today in theaters. Featuring a high-voltage ensemble cast, including Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Morgan Freeman, Woody Harrelson and rising star Isla Fisher, "Now You See Me" charts the progress of a team of illusionists who appear to rob banks during their performances, distributing the spoils to their audiences, all the while staying a step ahead of the FBI and Interpol. Modus was charged with many of the film’s CG sequences, creating compelling illusions that support the story and drive the narrative forward.
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Sony, Technicolor, Dolby and VFX Powerhouse LOOK Effects Join “Inside The Cutting Room: Sight, Sound and Story” All-Star Lineup
Industry titans back New York’s largest post event on June 8, 2013
Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, is excited to announce growing support for its Inside The Cutting Room: Sight, Sound and Story event held on June 8, 2013 at the French Institute in the heart of Manhattan. Industry luminaries Sony Creative Software, Technicolor and Dolby recently signed on as sponsors, joining the likes of AbelCine, ACE, Adorama, AJA, Art of the Guillotine, Autodesk, Blackmagic Design, Boris FX, CCW, Digieffects, EditShare, DV Expo East, HP, IFP, Imagineer Systems, MoPictive, MPSE, Noise Industries, NY Editors Collective, NYWIFT, ProductionHUB and Tekserve.
published 11 months ago   read more
TOLIS Group Announces Dam (Digital Asset Management) And Windows Tape Archiving Solutions At Nab’13
News: TOLIS Group Announces Dam (Digital Asset Management) And Windows Tape Archiving Solutions At Nab’13TOLIS Group provides market leading asset archiving-to-tape solutions and is pleased to announce two extensions to these proven solutions. From Ingest to Edit to Management to Archival and Delivery - TOLIS Group has the Broadcast, Film, and Music Industries covered.
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Adobe Delivers “Sneak Peeks” of Ground-breaking Creative Innovation at MAX 2013
Top technology explorations spotlighted, including “Perspective Warp” in Photoshop and “Video Color Grading” in After Effects
Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) today presented a behind-the-scenes look at cutting-edge design and interactive technologies at Adobe MAX, The Creativity Conference. Focused on creativity and expressiveness, MAX brings together over 5,000 creative industry leaders, visionaries and professionals to exchange ideas and inspiration and explore how creativity is changing the world.
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Legends of Storytelling Gather in Manhattan for Filmmaker Event Inside The Cutting Room: Sight, Sound and Story
Registration now open for a one-day celebration of the art of filmmaking, Held at French Institute June 8
Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, revealed its all-star list of guest speakers and panelists for Inside The Cutting Room: Sight, Sound and Story, a special one-day symposium for the creative community. “Building on the momentum of many successful events focusing on film editors, it seems a natural move to celebrate all of the talent involved in the process,” says Josh Apter, founder and president of Manhattan Edit Workshop. “From sound design and visual effects to groundbreaking transmedia projects, post-production is about using all of the elements of sight, sound and story to create a truly unique experience. Anyone interested in what happens when the cameras stop rolling in the fast-evolving craft of visual storytelling is going to find something that speaks to them here.”
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Summit Integrated Systems Installs Three Hitachi HD Cameras At Texas-Based Chase Oaks Church
News: Summit Integrated Systems Installs Three Hitachi HD Cameras At Texas-Based Chase Oaks ChurchHitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd., a leading provider of affordable, high-performance cameras, announced that Summit Integrated Systems—a Lafayette, CO-based systems integration firm specializing in video, audio, lighting and acoustics for the modern church—installed three new Hitachi Z-HD5000 HDTV cameras in the 1,200-seat auditorium at Chase Oaks Church, in Plano, Texas.
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Treehouse Editor Peter Tarter Makes Feature Debut with “Chasing Shakespeare”
News: Treehouse Editor Peter Tarter Makes Feature Debut with “Chasing Shakespeare”Director Norry Niven’s "Chasing Shakespeare", which debuts this month at the Dallas International Film Festival, is an enchanting love story about a young Native American woman’s search for her destiny and her widower husband’s attempts to reunite with her after her death. Based on a screenplay by James Bird, the film features stunning performances from Danny Glover, Oscar-nomined Graham Greene, Chelsea Ricketts, Mike Wade and Ashley Bell, and delivers an emotional, dreamlike experience that is not to be missed.
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MultiDyne® Celebrates 35 Years of Technology Innovation
MultiDyne®, a leading provider of fiber-optic-based video and audio transport solutions for broadcast and pro A/V applications, is pleased to announce that 2013 marks the company's 35th anniversary.
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New EditShare Theater Promises Outstanding Creative Lineup at NAB 2013
News: New EditShare Theater Promises Outstanding Creative Lineup at NAB 2013Karga Seven Pictures, Mind Over Media, Université of Quebec, South Pacific Pictures, Big Brother, Lime Pictures, Sprint Vision and feature film editor Scott Hill share their success stories
EditShare® is featuring an all-star speaker lineup in the new theater area of its expansive NAB 2013 booth (SL9010). Located in the Las Vegas Convention Center’s South Lower Hall, EditShare will host award-winning creatives from around the world, who will discuss how EditShare technology transformed their productions and businesses. “You can always see product demonstrations that show every capability and new feature that EditShare offers, but this does not compare to hearing from and talking with an industry peer who has put our products to use successfully in the real world,” says Andy Liebman, founder and CEO, EditShare.“So if you work in feature films, live sports production, education, studio multi-cam productions or reality TV, you can hear from an EditShare customer who has similar workflow challenges, telling their personal success story on stage. These special presentations promise to be interactive and engaging, and will go deep into the trials and triumphs of how prominent EditShare customers are using the latest tapeless technology to move their businesses forward.”
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Qube Cinema Brings True 4K DCP Review and Playback to NAB 2013
News: Qube Cinema Brings True 4K DCP Review and Playback to NAB 2013Delivering Uncompressed 4K Projection to Postproduction Facilities, NAB 2013, April 8-11, Booth SL12216
Qube Cinema will be demonstrating its system for integrated 4K DCP review and playback at the NAB Show in Las Vegas in April. The Qube XP-I server, Xi 4K Integrated Media Block (IMB) and the Quad 3G interface for digital cinema projectors allow integrated postproduction and digital cinema mastering workflows. Postproduction facilities with 4K DI suites are now able to use one projector setup for both HD-4K uncompressed color grading and 2K-4K digital cinema playback providing comprehensive review and quality control with this one Qube system.
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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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Metus MAM at the Heart of 3 Most Rated TV Shows in Turkey
Metus Shared Recording System with Grass Valley Edius is deployed in Turkey’s largest Media Production Company – Acun Media Co.
Acun Media is known for producing the most top-rated shows in Turkey, such as Survivor, Turkey’s Got Talent, The Voice of Turkey and now is using Metus MAM as a Central Production System. Presenting a faster and more efficient solution for the production of all three TV shows, Metus is also easing the workflow throughout the post-production and multiformat editing process.
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Inside The Cutting Room Kicks Off the 2013 Speaker Series With Andrew Weisblum, A.C.E.
Host Bobbie O’Steen talks with the Oscar®-nominated editor about his work on Moonrise Kingdom, Black Swan and Fantastic Mr. Fox
Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWshop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, announced today the return of its popular speaker series Inside The Cutting Room with Bobbie O’Steen. Produced by Manhattan Edit Workshop and held at the French Institute, Inside The Cutting Roombrings audiences “behind the scenes” with legends of visual storytelling. Superstar guests include Alan Heim, Carol Littleton, Stephen Rotter, Kate Sanford and Thelma Schoonmaker*. Host Bobbie O’Steen comments, "It gives me great pleasure to host this new series at the French Institute, which will celebrate the elusive art of editing and explore the crucial decisions that take place ‘inside the cutting room’.”;
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Three Custom Consoles Module-R desks chosen for 5 News London
News: Three Custom Consoles Module-R desks chosen for 5 News LondonSee Custom Consoles on stand C6-42 at CABSAT 2013, World Trade Centre, 12-14 March
Custom Consoles announces the completion of a new furniture installation at the headquarters of Channel 5 in the City of London. Two multi-seat desks have been installed in the main production gallery plus a third desk in the adjacent audio control room. All are based on the Module-R product range. The installation forms part of a major technical refurbishment by Independent Television News (ITN) which produces 5 News.
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DaVinci Resolve Provides Color Correction for Hit CBS Television Show ‘Elementary’
News: DaVinci Resolve Provides Color Correction for Hit CBS Television Show ‘Elementary’Blackmagic Design today announced that Los Angeles based post production company Encore is using DaVinci Resolve for color grading on CBS’ hit television show “Elementary,” which features Jonny Lee Miller as detective Sherlock Holmes and Lucy Liu as his faithful sidekick Watson.
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Visual Data Announces Opening of New Premier Facility
Company to Launch 21st Century Facility in Burbank
Visual Data Media Services - an industry leading provider of integrated end-to-end post production solutions and distribution for all media outlets - has announced the opening date of their new, state-of-the-art facility in Burbank, California. The new location will greatly expand the capacity of Visual Data's current space and was designed from scratch to support 21st century workflows and accommodate the needs of a changing industry. Upon taking ownership of the Hollywood Way building earlier this year, the veteran post production company gutted the space to its outside walls, and an innovative, data centric facility arose in its place. The new Visual Data location will open its doors, with no interruption in service, on January 2, 2013.
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Photographer Alan Weissman Gets His Film Noir Look with Litepanels
News: Photographer Alan Weissman Gets His Film Noir Look with LitepanelsCelebrity portrait photographer Alan Weissman recently outfitted his Los Angeles studio with Litepanels®, giving him cutting-edge technology to create the classic film noir look for which he is known.
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ARRI Pro Camera Accessories Offer The Ultimate In Control And Support
From our new wireless remote system to the latest matte boxes, controlled lens motors, adapters and more, ARRI Pro Camera Accessories (PCA) always feature the renowned quality and design that filmmakers have relied upon for decades.
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Top Dailies Review System Wins 2012 Cine Gear Expo Technical Award
Light Iron – a post production leader specializing in on-site dailies, digital intermediate, archival, and data services for projects originated on file-based motion cameras – is happy to announce that its iPad app TODAILIES has been awarded the 2012 Cine Gear Expo Technical Award for Post Production.
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Modus FX Turns Five
News: Modus FX Turns FiveMontreal Facility Raising the Bar for Visual Effects and Animation
Modus FX is cruising with successes on major film and TV productions, representation by the prestigious International Creative Management (ICM) agency, the recent opening of its previs division and two award nominations. Not bad for a company that turns five years old this month.
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Clear-Com Eclipse Intercom Gleams At Diamond Jubilee
News: Clear-Com Eclipse Intercom Gleams At Diamond JubileeClear-Com Eclipse Intercom Gleams At Diamond Jubilee
Clear-Com®, a global leader in critical voice communication systems, is pleased to announce that its Eclipse Median digital matrix intercom and V-Series key-panels played an integral role at the recent Diamond Jubilee celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s 60 years on the English throne. Delta Sound, a U.K.-based provider of sound design, equipment rental and sales, and communication systems and services, employed three Eclipse Median intercoms and more than a dozen V-Series user control panels to facilitate fast, reliable communications between the event’s sound, lighting, pyrotechnics, security and stage-management production teams.
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New Digital Cinema Deployment Company Opens in Mumbai
Cinetech Eases Transition to 4K 3D Digital Cinema Systems For Theatres Across Southern Asia
Cinetech Entertainment India Pvt Ltd, a new digital cinema deployment company, has set up its head office Mumbai, India, to provide high quality 4K 3D digital cinema systems and specialist integration services to theatres throughout southern Asia. The new company will supply, install and maintain world-class, future-proof solutions in compliance with international standard JPEG 2000 Digital Cinema Package (DCP) formats. Cinetech is a subsidiary of Filmlab (I) Pvt Ltd, one of India’s largest and most advanced film processing and digital post facilities. The two companies will work together to provide digital content to theatres.
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Prometheus VFX Art Director Steven Messing leverages CINEMA 4D to create CG designs
News: Prometheus VFX Art Director Steven Messing leverages CINEMA 4D to create CG designsOriginal 3D Matte Paintings, Story Boards, Set Designs, Costumes, Creatures, Landscapes and Spacecrafts Help Define Visual Tone of Ridley Scott's Sci-Fi Thriller
MAXON, the leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions, is pleased to announce that acclaimed digital artist, Steven Messing, utilized the company’s popular CINEMA 4D software application to conceptualize and design complex visual effects shots in the production of Twentieth Century FOX’s Prometheus.
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ALEXA M cameras Outfit FascinatE’s Omnicam for Interactive, Panoramic Viewing
News: ALEXA M cameras Outfit FascinatE’s Omnicam for Interactive, Panoramic ViewingThe Omnicam, a new panoramic camera system developed by the FascinatE Consortium (Format-Agnostic SCript-based INterAcTive Experience), utilizes six ARRI ALEXA M cameras to capture footage in ultra-high resolution for immersive viewing. On May 26th and 27th, the Omnicam will be employed at Arena Hall Berlin to record a dance performance of the Carmen Suite by the Berlin Philharmonic. This prototype system allows users to interactively view and navigate the video panorama of the live event - no matter what display device they are using. Meanwhile, synced audio automatically adjusts to match the selected view.
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Behind the Scenes: "The Avengers" in Albuquerque, NM
News: Behind the Scenes: "The Avengers" in Albuquerque, NMAlbuquerque Studios spills the beans on how "The Avengers" was shot on the studio lot.
Albuquerque, New Mexico played a big role in the making of Marvel Studios’ box office smash The Avengers. Over 75% of the film, including many of the jaw-dropping scenes that were shot in front of the green screen, took place at the state-of-the-art Albuquerque Studios; while an additional 5% of the movie was shot at nearby locations around the city. That’s pretty extraordinary for an action-packed film of this magnitude to be mostly shot in one location. So, how did they do it?
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Rub Shoulders with Award-Winning Editors and Industry Professionals at EditFest NY 2012
The blockbuster editing event of the year returns to New York bigger and better than ever; American Cinema Editors and Manhattan Edit Workshop invite you to learn from and network with the best in film editing.
American Cinema Editors (ACE) is excited to announce EditFest NY, the east coast version of ACE’s popular EditFest series originally launched in 2009, set to return again to the Big Apple this June for a weekend of learning, networking and fun. Co-produced by Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWshop), the must-attend industry event, held on June 8th and 9th, will feature panelists of editors including Jeffrey Ford, A.C.E. (The Avengers, Crazy Heart), Christopher Tellefsen, A.C.E. (Moneyball, Capote), and Alexander Hall (Treme, The Messenger), among many other influential creatives who will provide insight into the editing and filmmaking process.
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Colorfront Launches Transkoder Engine At NAB 2012
New workflow workhorse fits straight into existing facility architecture
– Academy Award-winning developer Colorfront has launched a new product line that automates fast, high-quality digital file conversion for studios and VFX facilities involved in motion picture and high-end TV production. The standalone Transkoder Engine is based on Colorfront’s award-winning On-Set Dailies architecture and uses cost-effective, commodity hardware, to deliver faster-than-realtime processing to transcode, decode, convert and process files for multiple deliverables.
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ALEXA Advances Anamorphic Cinematography
True CinemaScope with ALEXA Plus 4:3
ARRI unveils the ALEXA Plus 4:3, a new ALEXA model with similar functionality to the ALEXA Plus but featuring a 4:3 Super 35 sensor, the ability to switch from 16:9 sensor mode to 4:3 sensor mode and built-in licenses for high speed shooting, anamorphic de-squeeze and DNxHD.
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Dataton takes visitors on a journey at Dutch Maritime Museum
News: Dataton takes visitors on a journey at Dutch Maritime MuseumRefurbished Amsterdam venue deploys WATCHOUT edge-blending solution to tame 10 projectors in oval-shaped space
In one of the most dramatic and evocative applications of the company’s cutting-edge multimedia expertise yet seen, Dataton’s WATCHOUT™has been deployed as multi-image technology in the newly refurbished Het Scheepvaartmuseum, the National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam.
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HPA Tech Retreat Preps Attendees for Ongoing Industry Climate Changes
Inspiring Demonstrations, Collegial Atmosphere and Unparalleled Sessions Bring Experts from Entertainment, Government and Research Together in Vibrant Exchange
The Hollywood Post Alliance® has announced the lineup for the HPA Tech Retreat®, set to take place February 13 -17 at the Hyatt Grand Champions in Indian Wells, CA. The HPA Tech Retreat is the annual conference that brings together thought leaders from digital and content creation, media and entertainment, forensics, medicine, digital imaging, to academic research.
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Technicolor - PostWorks New York Explores the Colors of Meth Addiction
News: Technicolor - PostWorks New York Explores the Colors of Meth AddictionProvides grading services for new PSA campaign directed by Darren Aronofsky.
Technicolor - PostWorks New York provided post production services for a new series of public service announcements that vividly evoke the dangers that methamphetamines pose for teens.
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Animation Company General Gau Launches in Boston
News: Animation Company General Gau Launches in BostonVeteran Character Animator Anders Beer Teams with Brickyard VFX to Offer Custom Character Animation
Renowned character animator Anders Beer has teamed up with Brickyard VFX co-owners Dave Waller and Geoff McAuliffe to launch General Gau, a hybrid animation/production company dedicated to creating custom character-based content. Based out of Brickyard’s Boston office, General Gau offers a specialized talent pool and customized internal pipeline to leverage in-depth, high quality character animation.
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Nucoda and Film Factory Create Immortal Images
News: Nucoda and Film Factory Create Immortal ImagesNucoda Film Master Key to Innovative Color Pipeline for Mega VFX Movie
Image Systems supported Paris-based Film Factory, a global post production company, in finishing Relativity Media's The Immortals. The visual effects-heavy movie, releasing in 2D and 3D, required cutting-edge looks and the right tools to create a strong graphical vision for the story. To help bring the visually rich film to fruition, Film Factory Senior Colorist and Post-Production Supervisor Lionel Kopp collaborated with the filmmakers to create a unique dailies-to-DI process built around the Nucoda Film Master. The Nucoda grading and mastering solution provided Film Factory with the advanced toolset necessary to achieve the surreal look, and streamlined the workflow, which included some 12-plus VFX houses around the globe.
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"The Sensorium": A Journey into Scent
News: "The Sensorium": A Journey into Scent
Production & Design Firm The D4D Produces Experience Design Exhibition For Sephora & Firmenich
The world’s first pop-up scent museum "The Sensorium: Lucid Dreams from the Sensory World", is an interactive, multimedia experience designed to explore the emotions and instincts behind scent. Commissioned by Sephora and leading fragrance manufacturer Firmenich, "The Sensorium" features interactive and immersive installations "First Scent" and "Lucid Dreams", developed and produced by experience design and production company The Department of the 4th Dimension (The D4D) to transport visitors into the realm of the perfumer’s imagination.
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Cutting Room And Audi Make Crime Pay In New Short Series For FX
News: Cutting Room And Audi Make Crime Pay In New Short Series For FXCutting Room, NY editors Chuck Wills and Mike Douglas help noted TV director Daniel Minahan ("True Blood", "Game of Thrones", "Grey’s Anatomy") craft an ambitious, Sopranos-like thrill ride through mob territory in a new, 8-part web and broadcast series, The Untitled Jersey City Project, for Audi, produced by Studio Progress Films in association with FX for Mediacom Content.
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Khronos Enriches Cross-Platform 3D Graphics with Release of OpenGL 4.2 Specification
New open API specification available immediately; Developer feedback integrated into wide-ranging performance and functionality enhancements
The Khronos™ Group today announced the immediate release of the OpenGL® 4.2 specification, bringing the very latest graphics functionality to the most advanced and widely adopted cross-platform 2D and 3D graphics API (application programming interface).
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Studio 108 Opens The Doors Of A New Space Tripling Its Size In Richmond's Creative Mecca, The Manchester’s Art + Design District
News:  Studio 108 Opens The Doors Of A New Space Tripling Its Size In Richmond's Creative Mecca, The Manchester’s Art + Design DistrictFounder Jack Hartmann Marks Studio 108's 10th Anniversary With Its Re-Launch AsThe City's First Hybrid One-Stop Creative/Production/FX/Animation/Editorial/Audio Company
Studio 108 founder, director/editor Jack Hartmann, has announced that his integrated creative/FX/animation/production/post/audio company has opened the doors of its new facility in Manchester Flats, a unique building designed specifically for artists and creative companies. The multi award-winning firm has tripled its size with the move to the largest commercial space in this stunningly renovated 19th century warehouse located in the heart of Richmond’s burgeoning hip urban Mecca, The Manchester Art + Design District. The expansion marks Studio 108’s 10th anniversary, and positions it as the city’s most comprehensive creative resource for ad agencies, corporations and filmmakers seeking a cost-effective approach to a producing innovate, high-end media content.
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Manhattan Edit Workshop Provides Free Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve Training Session For Filmmaking Community
Expert colorist and editor Patrick Inhofer to deliver 2.5 hour lecture on utilizing the DaVinci Resolve’s powerful color correction capabilities
Manhattan Edit Workshop (Mewshop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination, in cooperation with Blackmagic Design, will host a free DaVinci Resolve for Mac® presentation on July 20, 2011. The complimentary 2 _ hour session, hosted by expert colorist and editor Patrick Inhofer of Fini, will take attendees through the DaVinci Resolve for Mac – the world’s most advanced non-linear color correction system - showcasing proper set up and integration tips, providing how-to’s, and detailing key Resolve features and capabilities.
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James Cameron's Lightstorm Entertainment Chooses MBS Media Campus as New Home
Long-Term Lease Comprises 115,000 Square Feet of Sound Stages and Attached Office Space at High-Tech, Eco-Friendly MBS Media Campus
It was officially announced today that James Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment has signed a long term lease agreement to take more than 115,000 square feet of sound stage and production office space at MBS Media Campus, the state-of-the-art production lot in Manhattan Beach owned by the Carlyle Group and managed by Raleigh Studios.
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Black Swan And Toy Story 3 Editors Take Attendees Behind The Scenes At Editfest NY 2011
Andrew Weisblum and Ken Schretzmann among the list of award-winning filmmakers to attend EditFest NY; ACE and Manhattan Edit Workshop host the summer's most talked about industry event
The American Cinema Editor's (ACE) EditFest NY, the east coast version of ACE's popular EditFest series originally launched in 2008 as ACE EditFest LA, is set to be bigger and better than ever this year, with top filmmaker Andrew Weisblum (Black Swan, The Wrestler) and seasoned Pixar Animation Studios editor Ken Schretzmann (Toy Story 3, Cars) headlining an impressive list of confirmed panelists.
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EditFest NY 2011: The Summer's Hottest Editing Extravaganza Returns
American Cinema Editors and Manhattan Edit Workshop bring editors, filmmakers and moviegoers alike the biggest blockbuster event of the summer; the only thing small about this year's EditFest NY is the price tag
The American Cinema Editor's (ACE) EditFest NY, the east coast version of ACE's popular EditFest series originally launched in 2008 as ACE EditFest LA, is gearing up for its return to New York City as the blockbuster editing event of the summer.
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Mewshop Talks Art of Editing with Keith Reamer
Editor of "The Music Never Stopped" and "I Shot Andy Warhol" offers behind-the-scenes tips and techniques to aspiring filmmakers and editors as this month's Mewshop Artist in Residence
Manhattan Edit Workshop (Mewshop), the cutting-edge authorized digital-training destination for postproduction and content creators, recently hosted Keith Reamer as this month's Mewshop Artist in Residence.
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Louis Morin, "Source Code" and Modus FX
Building a Thriller with Invisible VFX
Visual effects supervisor Louis Morin’s latest project, "Source Code", comes to the big screen across North America today. Modus FX, who collaborated recently with Morin on "Barney’s Version", was one of six facilities that contributed stunning, seamless CG for the new thriller by emerging British director Duncan Jones. The film is just the latest in the new generation of films blending brilliant, yet imperceptible, visual effects with live action.
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Big Pic Media Brings State-of-the-Art Digital Workflow to BVE 2011
Introducing the Technologies that are Transforming Film and Broadcast Production
Big Pic Media, a worldwide resource for industry-leading postproduction products and services will be exhibiting at the BVE Expo in London on Feb. 15-17 (Stand L.52). BVE is Britain's largest film and broadcast tradeshow. In 2010, BVE drew well over 12,000 visitors and nearly 250 distributors, manufacturers and resellers.
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MTI Film Debuts New Facility
MTI Film has recently moved to a new, larger facility and expanded its services offerings to include Television, Film and Commercial Post-Production. CEO Larry Chernoff has put together an experienced team of experts to oversee the cutting-edge technology MTI has assembled to create a unique all-digital workflow.
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Canon U.S.A. Showcases Cutting Edge Imaging Technology at PhotoPlus Expo 2010
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, will be exhibiting a full range of imaging solutions, from input through output at the 2010 PhotoPlus Expo in New York City.
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CWB awards Seal of Excellence to HP, Adobe and NVIDIA for providing the most ideal and cost-effective Film Editing system
Cinema Without Borders, an independent publication dedicated to international cinema, has announced the HP Z Workstation Series, in combination with NVIDIA Quadro professional graphics and Adobe Premiere Pro CS5, as the most ideal and cost-effective Film Editing system for independent and international filmmakers.
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Vector 3 Announces Support for ProRes Codec
Vector 3™, the leading developer of IT-based graphics and playout solutions, announced today that its Vector MultiPlay product line now supports the Apple ProRes codec. The newly supported codec offers full format compatibility to Vector MultiPlay customers who use Final Cut Pro for production.
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LIVE TV Builds IT Broadcast Infrastructure Around Vector MultiPlay
End-to-end Vector 3 playout solution powers content delivery for nine LIVE TV channels
Vector 3™, the leading developer of IT-based graphics and playout solutions, announced today that LIVE TV, a Thai-based cable television operator, has placed an order for nine Vector MultiPlay systems to facilitate playout automation of their new tapeless facility.
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Cinesite launches stereoscopic 3D services to coincide with "Pirates of the Caribbean" win
Leading film vfx house undertakes multi-million dollar expansion
Cinesite, one of the world’s leading film visual effects houses, has announced the launch of stereoscopic 3D visual effects services catering for films shot in stereo, as well as conversion of 2D films into 3D.
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Building a Film with PhaseSpace
Director Kory Martin Juul Creates White Tiger Legend Almost Single-Handedly
Literally a one-man army, acclaimed visual effects artist, director and producer, Kory Martin Juul relied extensively on the PhaseSpace motion capture system for production on his new animated martial arts film, White Tiger Legend. Through creative use of the system, and his own martial arts training, Juul was able to capture 572 shots for the film on a tight schedule using a skeleton crew with only a shoestring budget.
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Harmonic's Market-Leading Contribution and Distribution Solutions Selected By SABC for 2010 FIFA World Cup
– Ellipse™ Encoders and ProView™ IRDs Power Live Broadcast of the World’s Most Widely-Viewed Sports Event –
Harmonic Inc. (NASDAQ: HLIT) today announced that its cutting-edge contribution and distribution solutions were deployed to facilitate the live broadcast of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ by the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), the official South African Broadcaster of the FIFA World Cup. The tournament has been played in 10 stadiums in nine South African cities from June 11 to July 11, 2010. The SABC selected Harmonic Ellipse™ 1000 contribution encoders, Electra® 8000 HD broadcast encoders and ProView™ integrated receiver/decoders (IRDs) along with Atecom's ATM adaptors from local Harmonic partner Graphic Image Technologies (GIT) for this widely-viewed, multi-venue sports event. Harmonic and GIT were selected due to their video quality, scalability, support, integration and performance.
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AJA Powers Digital Workflow for TNT's "Leverage"
AJA KONA Cards and Converters Support RED Capture to Final Cut Editing Workflow for Director/Producer Dean Devlin's TV Shows & Films
AJA Video Systems announced that production and post company Electric Entertainment is using its KONA video capture cards and conversion solutions in an all-digital workflow for the prime-time TV drama "Leverage" as it heads into its third season on TNT. The show, produced by Dean Devlin and starring Timothy Hutton, makes its season three debut on Sunday, June 20, 2010 at 9:00PM Eastern and Pacific time.
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Editor Jeremy Baumann Joins Click 3X
Editor Jeremy Baumann has joined creative digital shop Click 3X as a fulltime editor.
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Winners announced for CoreMelt's Show Us Your Pixels Competition
Show Us Your Pixels - Winners Announced! After much deliberation, arguments and general heated discussions (and many hours in the screening room!), the winners of CoreMelt's Show Us Your Pixels competition were chosen.
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AJA Congratulates "500 Days of Summer" Editor Alan E. Bell on ACE Award Nomination
Long-time Customer Used KONA Card in Film's Final Cut Pro Workflow
AJA Video Systems, a leading manufacturer of professional video interface and conversion solutions, congratulates film editor Alan Edward Bell, whose work on the hit romantic comedy "500 Days of Summer" is recognized with a nomination for Best Edited Feature Film (Comedy or Musical) from the American Cinema Editors. Bell, a long-time user of AJA products, used the KONA LHe video capture card with Final Cut Pro in his editorial workflow.
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Barco and Cinema West partner in California's largest 3D digital cinema multiplex
Cinema West, an independent California exhibitor, chooses Barco DP-2000 digital cinema projectors for every screen in their new Palladio 16 multiplex in Folsom, California.
Barco, a global leader in digital cinema technology, today announced that Cinema West has selected Barco DP-2000 projectors for their new Palladio 16 Cinemas site located in Folsom, California.
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Plazamedia and Vizrt Show Germany’s First Real-time 3D Stereoscopic HD Virtual Studio
Plazamedia is not an average production house. With a long list of first-class outdoor, studio, and sports productions created for customers around the world, the Munich-based company is also well known for using its Open Houses as sneak previews for the most exciting developments in the industry.
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G-Technology by Hitachi Doubles Capacity Across 3.5-Inch Product Line
New High-Performance, High-Capacity G-Tech External Drives Give Digital Creative Pros More Room and More Speed to Drive Creativity™
G-Technology by Hitachi, a leading provider of premium storage solutions for the Mac, creative pro and high-end audio/video (AV) markets, today announced that it is incorporating Hitachi’s 2TB, 7,200 RPM, 32MB cache buffer hard drives across its entire 3.5-inch product line.
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Panasonic and Twentieth Century Fox Team For Global Promotion of James Cameron's AVATAR
Panasonic Contributes to Creation of Highly Anticipated Hollywood Release
Panasonic Corporation today announced collaboration with Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation and Lightstorm Entertainment on the global promotion of James Cameron's AVATAR. As the film's exclusive audio visual partner, Panasonic has provided some of its latest AV technology products to help create the eagerly awaited film which will debut in theaters worldwide on December 18 in both 2D and 3D. Through this collaboration, Panasonic will add momentum to its ongoing efforts to promote its industry-leading Full HD 3D technology to consumers.
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Award-Winning Director Marc Forster Teams With Cut + Run Editor James Nelson On New Swiss Air Film
Flying - or modern day travel via air - evokes a variety of images but certainly rarely as beautiful or sublime as what unfolds in the new Swiss Air film directed by Marc Forster ("Quantum of Solace," "Finding Neverland," "Monster's Ball"). To help orchestrate and unite the myriad of elements involved, Forster turned to Cut + Run Editor Jay Nelson who worked hand-in-hand with the director and the effects production company MK12 on the project.
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Sullivan Productions Acts Now on Shared Storage Technology to Improve Post-Production on Infomercials
Small Tree Solution Provides Real-Time Editing
A leading producer of the direct response infomercials we all know and love – Swivel Sweeper, OxiClean and Smart Chopper – as well as the subject of Discovery Channel’s popular “Pitchmen” series, Sullivan Productions recently took the Small Tree challenge to see if Small Tree’s scalable, cost-efficient shared storage technology was the right solution for their workflow needs.
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Sony Announces HD Deal With Dallas Cowboys at NAB
Two global entertainment giants - Sony Electronics and the Dallas Cowboys - are joining forces to deliver a unique high-definition video experience.
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Iraqi Media Network Modernises Infrastructure with Harris Corporation ONE™ Solution for Integrated Broadcasting
Interoperable Harris Solution Supports Broadcast Facility Upgrade Project in Iraq
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has been awarded a contract to provide an integrated large-scale broadcast solution to the Iraqi Media Network (IMN) as part of a major facility upgrade.
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Panasonic and AEG Partner To Provide Broadcast and TV Production Systems for Sports and Entertainment
Panasonic Corporation of North America and AEG have entered into a long-term agreement that redefines conventional business sponsorships. Under the just-signed multi-tiered sponsorship agreement, Panasonic will be a ‘Founding Partner’ (one of eight) of L.A. LIVE, the AEG owned and operated sports, entertainment and residential district in downtown Los Angeles that includes Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE, Club Nokia, Nokia Plaza, The GRAMMY Museum, Regal Cinemas and The Ritz Carlton and JW Marriott Hotels.
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Rustic Kitchen Combines Panasonic AW-HE100 Pan/Tilt/Zoom Cameras and AV-HS400A Live Switcher for Production of Lively Cooking Shows
Panasonic HD Cameras and Switchers Add Spice to State-of-the-Art, In-Restaurant Broadcast Television Kitchen Studio
Rustic Kitchen Bistro and Bar recently invested in Panasonic AW-HE100 integrated pan-tilt-zoom cameras, AG-HVX200 P2 HD camcorders and AV-HS400 multi-format video switchers to serve up its weekly live cooking shows in high definition.
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Paragon Studios Provides ADR Services For Nicole Kidman For Feature Film "Australia"
ADR Work Linked to Studio in Australia Through SSL C300 Digital Film/Post Console and Pro Tools® Via the Internet
Paragon Studios, a premier multi-room recording and post-production facility located near Nashville, recently completed numerous ADR sessions over four months with Academy Award winning actress, Nicole Kidman for the feature film Australia released today.
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Cut+Run NY Evolves Into Cutting Room Films
New York-based full service editorial and post-production powerhouse Cutting Room Films, formerly known as Cut+Run NY, announces its recent evolution.
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Subliminal's Lyon Moves Solar Power Forward
"Sometimes to go forward with change, you need to go in reverse," says Director Mark Lyon of Subliminal, regarding his recent PSA for California Center for Sustainable Energy. "Forward" advocates using solar power to reverse the environmental damage caused from dirty coal-fired power plants. To make its point, the ad employs imagery of smoke blowing backward into the stacks.
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Handmade Digital Releases VFXTracker 2008 for Final Cut Pro
Handmade Digital, Inc., has just announced the release of its latest software, VFXTracker 2008 v1.3. Handmade Digital, the visual effects house founded by film editor Alan Edward Bell, is once again bridging the gap between the worlds of editing and visual effects.
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