Creative COWSIGN IN :: ADVERTISING :: ABOUT US :: CONTACT US :: FAQ
Creative COW's LinkedIn GroupCreative COW's Facebook PageCreative COW on TwitterCreative COW's Google+ PageCreative COW on YouTube
NEWS:Creative COW NewsRSS

News : Deluxe Creative Services Group

Encore Taps Jennifer Tellefsen for VP, VFX Role
News: Encore Taps Jennifer Tellefsen for VP, VFX RolePost production and visual effects company Encore has appointed Jennifer Tellefsen (JT) as Vice President of Business Development, VFX for Encore offices worldwide. Having served as VP of Business Development, Post at the Hollywood location since 2009, JT helped Encore complete its transition to file-based workflows and will now focus on piloting the company's thriving visual effects department under SVP, VFX, Tom Kendall.
published 3 days ago   read more
Deluxe To Place All Motion Picture Dailies Services Under EC3 Banner
Company 3 and EFILM Dailies Operations Now EC3
Deluxe, a global innovator offering comprehensive creative, media, distribution and asset-management solutions for media and entertainment, has merged motion picture dailies operations of Company 3 and EFILM into the single business unit, EC3.
published 2 weeks ago   read more
Encore Ups Jay Bodnar, Tom Kendall and Morgan Strauss to Senior VP
News: Encore Ups Jay Bodnar, Tom Kendall and Morgan Strauss to Senior VPPost production and visual effects company Encore today announced the promotions of Jay Bodnar to SVP, Engineering; Tom Kendall to SVP, VFX; and Morgan Strauss to SVP, Operations. In new positions designed to spearhead Encore’s next phase of growth, the executive trio remains in the company’s Los Angeles headquarters, reporting to Encore Executive Vice President Bill Romeo.
published 3 weeks ago   read more
Encore VFX Enhances Lavish Middle Eastern Locales for FX’s ‘Tyrant’
News: Encore VFX Enhances Lavish Middle Eastern Locales for FX’s ‘Tyrant’“Tyrant,” FX’s new drama produced by Fox 21, tells the story of an unassuming American family drawn into the inner workings of a turbulent Middle Eastern nation, a fictional country Encore VFX helped realize through exotic set extensions, extravagant CG palaces and city skylines, subtle environmental work and crowd duplication. On site in Morocco, where the pilot was shot last fall, Encore VFX Supervisor Doug Ludwig worked closely with the show’s production designer and art director to scout locations that conveyed the appropriate level of opulence, which were then further enhanced with VFX.
published 4 weeks ago   read more
Method Studios Names Esteemed Visual Effects Supervisor Marc Weigert As President
Appointment Comes as Method Continues Work on High-Profile Projects Including "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "The Maze Runner"
Method Studios, Deluxe's global visual effects company, has named industry professional Marc Weigert as its president.
published 1 month ago   read more
Deluxe To Serve As The First Mastering Facility For Dolby® Vision
Deluxe Dedicates Burbank Suite to Dolby Mastering Service
Deluxe, a global innovator offering comprehensive creative, media, distribution and asset-management solutions for media and entertainment, has been chosen by Dolby as the first facility offering state-of-the-art mastering for Dolby Vision.
published 1 month ago   read more
Encore Deploys Global Post Workflow for Fox’s “24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY”
News: Encore Deploys Global Post Workflow for Fox’s “24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY”London and Los Angeles Facilities Deliver On-Site Dailies Through Finishing
Heroic agent Jack Bauer is back in Fox's series event "24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY," with on-site dailies and post production services for all 12 episodes being completed by Encore, a Deluxe Entertainment Services company. Shot in London, Encore's local office manages the dailies workflow, then pipes footage back to Encore Hollywood for online editing, coloring and finishing.
published 2 months ago   read more
Encore Promotes Robert Glass to SVP, Sales Worldwide; Brings Augie Melendez on Board as VP, Sales
News: Encore Promotes Robert Glass to SVP, Sales Worldwide; Brings Augie Melendez on Board as VP, SalesPost production and visual effects company Encore has named Robert Glass Senior Vice President, Sales Worldwide and hired Augie Melendez as Vice President, Sales. Longtime industry veterans, both executives serve to anchor leadership within the growing company out of Encore's Los Angeles headquarters.
published 2 months ago   read more
DaVinci Resolve Used by Deluxe’s EC3 for Near Set Dailies Grading on “X-Men: Days of Future Past”
News: DaVinci Resolve Used by Deluxe’s EC3 for Near Set Dailies Grading on “X-Men: Days of Future Past”Blackmagic Design today announced that DaVinci Resolve was used by EC3 dailies colorist Adrian DeLude for near set dailies grading on the Twentieth Century Fox blockbuster “X-Men: Days of Future Past.” EC3, part of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group's near set dailies offering, harnesses the technology and personnel of post houses EFILM and Company 3 to create custom configured dailies solutions for feature films.
published 3 months ago   read more
Digital Asset Symposium Where Multi-Industry Experts Look At The Lifecycle Of Assets From Production Through Rights Management
What: The Annual Digital Asset Symposium (DAS). DAS will address the full life cycle of the media asset – from content creation to rights management to assuring asset preservation – with speakers and case studies addressing what works in the real world.  Each part of the life cycle impacts the next and DAS is the only place where everyone is part of the conversation – content creators, post-production, systems designers, archives, asset managers – where commercial meets nonprofit and corporate meets public.
published 4 months ago   read more
Company 3 Colorist Sofie Borup Relocates To New York Facility
News: Company 3 Colorist Sofie Borup Relocates To New York FacilityAward-winning post house Company 3, a Deluxe Media Creative Services company, today announced that internationally acclaimed colorist Sofie Borup has joined the growing team at Company 3 New York. Borup has been based at the Santa Monica, CA. facility since moving to the US from Denmark. Working out of Copenhagen, Stockholm, Berlin and Mexico City, she has colored major commercials for Audi, Lexus, Volvo, Nike, Firestone, BLK DNM, RedBull and many other top-tier commercial clients. She has also brought her creative eye to a number of music videos for artists including James Blake, MGMT, Capital Cities, Aloe Blacc, Feist, 1975, David Byrne and Fever Ray. And she has colored an impressive list of feature films, including "Infinitely Polar Bear," which premiered at this year's Sundance Film Festival to great acclaim.
published 4 months ago   read more
DAS Announces Lineup of Experts and Case Studies from a Variety of Professions
Multi-Industry Experts Look at the Lifecycle of Assets from Production Through Rights Management
AMIA continues to add to an incomparable lineup of experts set to present at its acclaimed Digital Asset Symposium (DAS). DAS will be held on May 15 & 16, 2014 at the Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood, CA. 
published 4 months ago   read more
Company 3 To Offer Color Services to Prague Through Arrangement with Post House, RUR
Award-winning post house Company 3, a ​Deluxe Media Creative Services company, today announced that it will now offer feature film and commercial productions in the Czech Republic access to its entire roster of colorists and color technology through RUR -- a leading post production company in Prague. Like the twenty-five other Company 3 "virtual outposts" throughout the world, this one will allow commercial and feature film clients working in the region the ability to collaborate in real time with any of the colorists based at Company 3's Santa Monica, New York, Atlanta or London facilities.
published 4 months ago   read more
Company 3 London Names John Quartel as Technical Director
Award-winning post house Company 3, a Deluxe Media Creative Services company, today announced the appointment of renowned color scientist John Quartel to the position of technical director of its London location.
published 4 months ago   read more
Method Studios Creates Dramatic Effects for Summit Entertainment’s Blockbuster “Divergent”
News: Method Studios Creates Dramatic Effects for Summit Entertainment’s Blockbuster “Divergent”Visual Effects House Was Lead Vendor for Futuristic Action Adventure
Visual effects house Method Studios, a Deluxe Entertainment Services Group company, was the lead vendor on Summit Entertainment’s “Divergent,” which has grossed over $175 million at the worldwide box office in its first four weeks of release. Summit Entertainment, a LIONSGATE® company, brought the film to theaters in North America on March 21, 2014.
published 4 months ago   read more
DAS Unveils Initial Lineup of Experts and Case Studies from Real World Digital Asset Projects
Multi-Industry Experts Look at the Lifecycle of Assets from Production Through Rights Management
AMIA has announced the preliminary lineup for its popular Digital Asset Symposium (DAS). DAS will be held on May 15 & 16, 2014 at the Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood, CA.
published 5 months 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.
published 5 months ago   read more
Encore VFX Names Scott Ballard to New Position, Pipeline Supervisor
News: Encore VFX Names Scott Ballard  to New Position, Pipeline SupervisorEncore, a Deluxe Entertainment Services company, announced today that technology expert Scott Ballard has joined its rapidly-expanding VFX division as Pipeline Supervisor. Ballard is tasked with expanding the company's inter-studio pipeline across all Encore VFX facilities worldwide, ensuring its operations are also at the state-of the-art level of efficiency.
published 6 months ago   read more
Company 3®, London Adds Top Talent Claire McGrane to Lead UK Facility
News: Company 3®, London Adds Top Talent Claire McGrane to Lead UK FacilityAward-winning post house Company 3, a Deluxe Creative Services company, today announced that Claire McGrane is joining the London facility to lead the team. In doing so, she also joins the senior global management team for the Company 3 group.
published 6 months ago   read more
Company 3® Adds Internationally Respected Colorist Damien Van Der Cruyssen to Roster in New York
News: Company 3® Adds Internationally Respected Colorist Damien Van Der Cruyssen to Roster in New YorkAward-winning post house Company 3, a Deluxe Creative Services Company, is proud to announce the arrival of highly-acclaimed colorist Damien Van Der Cruyssen to the New York facility at 218 West 18th Street, where he will color feature films and commercials. Van Der Cruyssen, who began his career in his native France, comes to Company 3 following an eight-year tenure at The Mill, NY where he started as Senior Colorist and eventually moved up to hold the title Joint Head of Color.
published 7 months ago   read more
ALT Systems Appoints New Director of Sales
News: ALT Systems Appoints New Director of SalesMichael Ogorek Joins as Sales Executive, Bringing Wealth of Experience to Company
ALT Systems, a full-service systems integrator and workflow solutions provider, has appointed Michael Ogorek to the new role of director of sales. Ogorek will be responsible for managing sales activities for all of ALT Systems’ products and services including Autodesk® Creative Finishing products, Colorfront’s on-set dailies solutions, game development packages, compositing, editing, color correction, restoration, data storage, networking, rendering, archiving and large format film recording solutions.
published 7 months ago   read more
Encore VFX's Stephan Fleet Selected to Speak at The Foundry's NUKE 8 global digital Launch Event
Encore, a Deluxe Creative Services company, is very excited that Executive Creative Director Stephan Fleet was selected by The Foundry, the makers of NUKE, as one of three special guest speakers who helped introduce the new version of the professional compositing software. Fleet discussed the product from the perspective of its capabilities in the hyper kinetic world of VFX for TV.
published 9 months ago   read more
Encore and Level 3 Post Use DaVinci Resolve for Some of the Biggest Fall TV Shows
Blackmagic Design today announced that Los Angeles based sister post production companies Encore and Level 3 Post, both part of the Deluxe Creative Services Group, are using DaVinci Resolve for color grading on some of the biggest prime time television programs of the 2013 American fall television schedule. This includes returning hit shows such as “Once Upon a Time” and “Elementary” and new shows such as “Once Upon a Time in Wonderland.”
published 10 months ago   read more
PipelineFX Draws Up New Plan for Pratt’s Render Farm
News: PipelineFX Draws Up New Plan for Pratt’s Render FarmMulti-App Capability and Tailored Technical Support Reward Wary School for Trying Render Farm Management One Last Time
Try, try, try again only works when each attempt yields a little more. In Pratt Institute’s case, productivity was paramount; but their render farm manager didn’t seem to agree. It couldn’t even support multiple content creation apps at once, causing a vicious cycle of inefficiency that robbed students of the speed they needed. Pratt’s trust was restored when they found PipelineFX’s Qube!; now, render farm management is their white knight.
published 11 months ago   read more
Method Studios and HALON Entertainment Announce Collaboration
Feature and Commercial Clients set to Benefit from New Alliance
International visual effects house, Method Studios, a Deluxe Entertainment Services Group company, and previsualization company HALON Entertainment, announced a strategic alliance agreement today. Under the agreement, Method will collaborate with HALON to jointly provide previs and VFX services to customers which will allow the two companies to share talent, technique, and locations. Combined services will be available out of any of Method’s worldwide locations, including London and Vancouver.
published 1 year ago   read more
Method Studios Brings Down the House
News: Method Studios Brings Down the HouseMethod is One of the Lead VFX Vendors on "White House Down"
Visual effects house Method Studios, a Deluxe Entertainment Services Group company, was one of the lead vendors on Columbia Pictures’ “White House Down,” which opened this weekend. Method’s crew was led by Ollie Rankin, visual effects supervisor, and Christopher Anderson, visual effects producer for the team in Vancouver. Overall they completed 185 shots comprising four sequences. “White House Down” was directed by Roland Emmerich. Volker Engel and Marc Weigert were the production’s visual effects supervisors.
published 1 year ago   read more
Summer Blockbusters Graded by Company 3 Using DaVinci Resolve
Blackmagic Design today announced that DaVinci Resolve was Company 3's tool of choice for color grading major summer blockbusters this year, including “The Lone Ranger” and “Man of Steel” (graded by Stefan Sonnenfeld), “The Hangover Part III” (graded by Siggy Ferstl) and “World War Z” (graded by Adam Glasman). Company 3, a Deluxe Creative Services company with facilities throughout the globe, uses DaVinci Resolve for all its color grading work.
published 1 year ago   read more
Method Studios Appoints Chris Webb as Executive Producer in Chicago
News: Method Studios Appoints Chris Webb as Executive Producer in ChicagoWebb To Focus On Supporting Both Commercial And Feature Markets
Visual effects house, Method Studios, a Deluxe Entertainment Services Group company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Webb as Executive Producer of Method Chicago. Webb will work closely with Creative Director Gil Baron in the continued expansion of the Chicago office, which opened its doors in July 2012.
published 1 year ago   read more
Method Studios Announces Top Flight Animation Hires
News: Method Studios Announces Top Flight Animation HiresGlobal VFX House Welcomes Erik-Jan de Boer, James Jacobs and Keith Roberts
Method Studios, a Deluxe Entertainment Services Group company, announced today the addition of three world-class animation artists to the Method Studios’ creative team.
published 1 year ago   read more
Method Studios Appoints Christian Kubsch as President
News: Method Studios Appoints Christian Kubsch as PresidentDarin Grant joins Method as Chief Technology Officer
Method Studios, a Deluxe Entertainment Services Group company, announced today that Christian Kubsch has joined the company as President. Kubsch will oversee Method’s global operations including the company’s main base in Los Angeles along with locations in London, Vancouver, Sydney, Melbourne, New York, Chicago, Detroit and Atlanta. Kubsch will report to Stefan Sonnenfeld, President of Creative Services, Deluxe. Darin Grant has been named Chief Technology Officer of Method Studios, and will report to Kubsch.
published 1 year ago   read more
Method Studios Provides VFX Expertise To KIA Super Bowl Spots
News: Method Studios Provides VFX Expertise To KIA Super Bowl SpotsArtists create fully CG animals, environments and augmented female robots
Method Studios, a Deluxe Entertainment Services Group company, has collaborated with agency David&Goliath on two commercials for KIA which premiered during Super Bowl XLVII. "Space Babies," directed by Jake Scott (RSA), and "Hotbots," directed by Carl Erik Rinsch (MJZ) provided a wealth of inspiring VFX challenges to Method's creative team in Los Angeles. Stephanie Gilgar, Method Studios' Executive Producer comments, "It's an honor to have been entrusted to deliver two of the most VFX-heavy ads seen during this year's big game - a yearly highlight in the US television commercials industry".
published 2 years ago   read more
Company 3 Launches New Sound Division
To Provide Commercial, Feature and Television Clients Sound Design, Original Music Composition and Mixing
Award-winning post house Company 3 (CO3), is pleased to announce the launch of its brand new audio division. Located within Company 3's Atlanta and New York facilities, CO3 Sound boasts three 5.1 audio suites designed to handle surround sound for commercial, feature film and television clients providing the highest level of sound design, original music composition and mixing. The new division is a complement to Deluxe's strong sound offerings in facilities around the world. CO3 Sound's radio and television mixing roster includes clients such as USA Network, Turner Broadcasting, Red Bull, Georgia Lottery, espnW, Ford, Kia and Toyota, to name a few.
published 2 years ago   read more
Company 3 and EFILM Collaborate on Comprehensive Post Pipeline for James Bond Feature "Skyfall"
Award-winning post houses Company 3 (CO3) and EFILM joined forces to provide Eon Productions' newest James Bond feature "Skyfall"--the first digitally-shot film in the franchise--with a complete, integrated workflow, ensuring consistency from dailies through to digital intermediate (DI). Based on this model, the companies have branded their collaborative location service as EC3, which leverages the technology and personnel of both post houses.
published 2 years ago   read more
Company 3 Opens Games Unit, Provides Extensive Services to Activision's "Call of Duty®: Black Ops II
News: Company 3 Opens Games Unit, Provides Extensive Services to Activision's "Call of Duty®: Black Ops IIUnit Contributing Post FX to Upcoming Blockbuster "Call of Duty®: Black Ops II;" Gaming Veteran Malte Wagener Named VP, Games
Award-winning post house Company 3, a subsidiary of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc., announced today it recently provided a variety of post production services to its first game project, "Call of Duty®: Black Ops II" and concurrently, announced the opening of a new division dedicated specifically to offering color grading and other high-end post production services that will assist in taking game production to the next level of artistic heights.
published 2 years ago   read more
Encore: Baselight Helps Hollywood Facility Reinvent Television Post-Production for the Digital Age
News: Encore: Baselight Helps Hollywood Facility Reinvent Television Post-Production for the Digital AgeEncore is one of the busiest full-service post-production facilities in Hollywood. Part of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, the company, which also has facilities in New York, Vancouver and London, has built its reputation primarily through its work in episodic television. It services such shows as Body of Proof, Castle, CSI: Las Vegas, CSI: NY, Enlightened, Glee, Hawaii 5-O, Justified, Magic City, Mob Doctor, Nashville, NCIS, The Newsroom, Raising Hope, Last Resort and Revenge, providing near-set dailies, colour grading, editorial finishing and visual effects. It also boasts one of the industry’s most efficient file-based workflows and was the first to implement an ACES workflow for television.
published 2 years ago   read more
Deluxe Launches Managed Workflow for UltraViolet CFF File Creation
Announces the successful creation of full-featured CFF files
Deluxe Media, a division of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc., the leading provider of a broad range of entertainment industry services and technologies to the worldwide entertainment industry, today announced the launch of their UltraViolet Common File Format (CFF) production services. These services are designed to provide studios, broadcasters and portals with full-featured UltraViolet CFF files for consumer distribution.
published 2 years ago   read more
Company 3® and Method Studios Join Beast Editorial in Chicago
Melissa Thornley Appointed Managing Director
The award-winning post production houses of Company 3, Beast and Method Studios, subsidiaries of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc., have for the first time ever co-located within one facility in Chicago's historic Tribune Tower.
published 2 years ago   read more
Company 3® Launches New On-Air Promotions and Trailers Division
Robert Mape Joins as Creative Director/Senior Editor; Steve Beal as Senior Editor/VP Promotions and Trailers
Award-winning post house Company 3, a subsidiary of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc., announced today the opening of a new division that provides promotions, trailers, titles, animation and effects design work for television networks. The division will house some of the finest creative and technical talent in the industry within interconnected New York and Los Angeles facilities, and will utilize Deluxe's extensive networked infrastructure.
published 2 years ago   read more
Company 3® Completes Grading for Multiple Versions of "Prometheus" with DaVinci Resolve
News: Company 3® Completes Grading for Multiple Versions of "Prometheus" with DaVinci ResolveBlackmagic Design today announced that Company 3 used DaVinci Resolve for color grading four different versions of 20th Century Fox's, "Prometheus." One of the most anticipated features of the summer, the science fiction thriller was directed by Ridley Scott, the visionary filmmaker behind "Alien" and "Blade Runner," who chose Company 3 to help enhance the stunning visual style for "Prometheus," shot by renowned cinematographer Dariusz Wolski, ASC.
published 2 years ago   read more
Universal Studios Appoints Larry Birstock General Manager of Digital Services Group
News: Universal Studios Appoints Larry Birstock General Manager of Digital Services GroupLarry Birstock has been appointed General Manager of Universal Studios Digital Services, the on-lot picture post-production group. In this newly created position, Mr. Birstock will oversee the facility’s operations, administration and sales activities.
published 2 years ago   read more
Testronic Incorporates New Tool from Deluxe Digital Studios Into Award Winning File-Based QC Lab
Lab Introduces Innovative Veristream Automation Tool Into Digital Content Chain
Testronic Labs - the recognized global leader in quality assurance services for film and television, games, websites, hardware and software - has announced that its File-Based QC Lab has implemented a Veristream testing tool designed by Deluxe Digital Studios, a subsidiary of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc.
published 2 years ago   read more
Company 3 Returns for Third Year as Tribeca Film Festival Sponsor
Award-winning post house Company 3, a subsidiary of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, Inc., is proud to announce its return for the third straight year to its role of Industry Sponsor of the Tribeca Film Festival. The Festival, which runs from April 18th through the 29th, 2012, has grown to become one of the most respected film festivals in the world.
published 2 years ago   read more
2D to 3D Conversion of "TITANIC" to be Featured in Creative Master Series at 2012 NAB Show in Las Vegas
Marquee Session with Jon Landau, Academy Award® Winning Producer of TITANIC, and William Sherak, President of Stereo D.
Jon Landau, Academy Award® winning Producer ofTITANIC, and William Sherak, President of Stereo D, will share with 2012 NAB Show attendees onMonday, April 16, how the 2D to 3D conversion of TITANIC was achieved.
published 2 years ago   read more
New Antics to Develop Innovative Content, Social Marketing and E-Commerce Solutions
Hollywood-Based Company to Drive Transactional Video Solutions
New Antics, a company that joins entertainment industry content creation veterans with social media experts, has officially opened its doors in Hollywood, Calif. The new operation combines a distinguished leadership team; an array of innovative video technologies; targeted boutique video marketing expertise; and video content development and production for "over the top" distribution.
published 2 years ago   read more
Method Studios Creates an Epic Underworld Monster and Environments for “Wrath of the Titans”
News: Method Studios Creates an Epic Underworld Monster and Environments for “Wrath of the Titans”Los Angeles and London facilities combine efforts, along with Company 3, to collaborate on this stereo feature from concept art through to DI
Method Studios, a Deluxe Entertainment Services Group company, was excited to join forces on the larger-than-life 3D visual effects in Warner Bros.’ “Wrath of the Titans” - the second installment in the franchise. The main sequence for Method Studios in LA involved creating the awakening of the monstrous Kronos, father of Zeus. This fully CG rock giant is brought to life with glowing lava and causes the cataclysmic destruction of the Underworld. During pre-production, Method Studios in London created concept images for the production’s art department, as well as the visual effects in the establishment of the Underworld sequence. Olivier Dumont rose to the occasion as Method’s VFX Supervisor along with Aurelia Abate, Method’s VFX Producer.
published 2 years ago   read more
Company 3 Scores at Super Bowl XLVI
Post house contributes color grading on 24 spots for 20 brands
Award-winning post house Company 3, a subsidiary of Deluxe® Entertainment Services Group, worked on 24 ads that aired during last Sunday's Super Bowl XLVI, which amassed a record-breaking 111.3 million viewers. Company 3 co-founder/colorist Stefan Sonnenfeld and fellow colorists Dave Hussey, Siggy Ferstl, Tim Masick, Mike Pethel and Tom Poole performed color grading on commercials for 20 brands: Acura, AT&T, belVita, Best Buy, BMW, Bridgestone, Bud Light Platinum, Chevy, Chrysler, Downy, Hulu, Hyundai, Kia, M&M, NBC, Pepsi, Samsung, Time Warner, Toyota and Volkswagen.
published 3 years ago   read more
Method Studios Provides VFX Expertise To Noam Murro-Directed Super Bowl Spots
Method Studios Provides VFX Expertise To Noam Murro-Directed Super Bowl Spots
Method Studios, a Deluxe Entertainment Services Group company, was thrilled to collaborate on a record seven Super Bowl commercials this year. Among the projects keeping the Method Studios teams in Los Angeles, New York and Australia busy, were three especially VFX-heavy ads directed by the 2012 DGA award-winning director, Noam Murro. Dan Glass, Method's EVP and Senior VFX Supervisor notes, "This is our strongest Super Bowl yet and has resulted in successful collaboration throughout our multiple Method sites."
published 3 years ago   read more
Beast Edits and Directs a Six-Week Viral Campaign for Western Union
News: Beast Edits and Directs a Six-Week Viral Campaign for Western UnionBeast, one of the nation’s top editorial houses and a subsidiary of Deluxe® Entertainment Services Group Inc., has completed directing and editorial work for Western Union, via agency 180 Amsterdam, to promote World of Betters, a six-week viral campaign that asks the question “what would you do with $1,000 to make someone’s day better?” Western Union partnered with global mega stars and music icons such as Alicia Keys, John Legend, K’naan, Sunidhi Chauhan and Pitbull to host live ‘better’ events around the world to spread a little happiness across the world and show how Western Union moves money for better.
published 3 years ago   read more
2011 Hollywood Post Alliance Awards Winners Unveiled
News: 2011 Hollywood Post Alliance Awards Winners UnveiledThe Post Production Community and Industry Innovators Receive Honors in Gala Evening

Tonight, during a gala evening of celebration at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, The Hollywood Post Alliance® – the professional organization for the post production community - presented the Sixth Annual HPA Awards to a sold out audience of industry insiders and luminaries.  Individuals were honored in 12 creative categories as well as a number of special awards for Engineering Excellence, Lifetime Achievement and Creativity and Innovation, which had been announced earlier.  The HPA Awards honor the best of the best talent working behind the scenes in motion pictures, television and commercials as well as the most innovative technologies in post. 


published 3 years ago   read more
Company 3, Method Studios Join Forces For 'Tower Heist' Postproduction
News: Company 3, Method Studios Join Forces For 'Tower Heist' PostproductionThe New York facilities of Company 3® and Method Studios, both subsidiaries of Deluxe® Entertainment Services Group Inc. and part of Deluxe Creative Services Group, made efficient use of their close and collaborative relationship for the post work on Universal Pictures’ new action-comedy Tower Heist, it was announced today. The new film starring Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy is now in theaters.
published 3 years ago   read more
Cyril Drabinsky to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award from the Hollywood Post Alliance
HPA Award Honors an Influential Career
The HPA Awards Committee has announced that Cyril Drabinsky, President and CEO of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, is the recipient of the organization's Lifetime Achievement Award. The Award will be given to Mr. Drabinsky at the HPA Awards gala on November 10, 2011, at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, California. The Lifetime Achievement Award pays tribute to those respected individuals who have made a significant contribution to the post production industry.
published 3 years ago   read more
A New Method Emerges In Australia
Sydney and Melbourne add to Method Studio’s Global Footprint
Method Studios, the visual effects group within the Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, announced today the addition of three facilities in Australia, further expanding Method’s already established network of studios in Los Angeles, Vancouver, New York and London.
published 3 years ago   read more
Method Brings More Soul to Kia Motors America Spot
News: Method Brings More Soul to Kia Motors America SpotMethod artists create a world of dancing robot armies and hamsters for Kia Soul
Renowned visual effects company Method Studios completed work on a new commercial, “Share Some Soul,” developed by Kia Motors America (KMA)’s advertising agency of record, David&Goliath, introducing the significantly refreshed 2012 Kia Soul. The VFX-heavy spot debuted during the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards.
published 3 years ago   read more
Company 3, Method Studios Collaborate to Offer Enhanced Stereoscopic DI Services
Company 3 and sister facility Method Studios now offer clients a seamless workflow for stereoscopic 3D feature film digital intermediates. Filmmakers now have the option to have any portion of left/right "eye" alignment fixes--associated with all stereoscopic cinematography--addressed within Method's dedicated stereography division.
published 3 years ago   read more
Visual Effects Companies CIS and Method Form Global Powerhouse
Rebranded to Method Studios
Deluxe Entertainment Services Group today announced the rebranding of its award-winning visual effects companies, Method, which Deluxe acquired from Ascent Media in December 2010, and CIS Visual Effects. The expanded company has been renamed to Method Studios, a world class entity specializing in the creation of visual effects for the feature film and commercial markets.
published 3 years ago   read more
Company 3 Congratulates Nicolas Winding Refn on Cannes Best Director Award for "Drive"
The entire Company 3 team would like to congratulate Nicolas Winding Refn on receiving the Best Director Award at the Cannes Film Festival for his exciting new feature "Drive." Our own Tom Poole performed final grading for Drive here in our new full-service DI theater in Chelsea. We are delighted to have been a part of this project, and look forward to the film's theatrical release in the U.S. in September.
published 3 years ago   read more
Company 3 Sponsors the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival
Company 3 is proud to announce its return to the role of Industry Sponsor of the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival. The festival, which runs from April 20 to May 1, 2011, has grown to become one of the most respected film festivals in the world.
published 3 years ago   read more
Encore Puts Groundbreaking IIF-ACES Workflow to the Test on FX's "Justified"
Utilizing the long-anticipated IIF-ACES workflow in its first real-world application, Encore colorist Pankaj Bajpai put the workflow to the test on the popular FX series, "Justified," shot by Francis Kenny, ASC.
published 3 years ago   read more
Company 3 proves RED Epic 5K 3D stereo workflow with SCRATCH On "Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides"
SCRATCH reinforces its cutting-edge leadership for RED camera workflows
SCRATCH®, the end-to-end digital cinema and broadcast imaging tool for post production workflows from ASSIMILATE, is at the forefront of the latest innovations from RED Digital Cinema, with the news that leading post house Company 3 successfully deployed SCRATCH to process 3D stereo RED Epic 5K footage for "Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides". The breakthrough news reinforces SCRATCH’s reputation for continual cutting-edge leadership in supporting set-to-post workflows for RED Digital Cinema camera systems.
published 3 years ago   read more
ASSIMILATE Strengthens North American Operations with Appointment of Suzette Ferguson
News: ASSIMILATE Strengthens North American Operations with Appointment of Suzette FergusonASSIMILATE, a leading provider of powerful post-production tools for RED and other digital workflows, today announced the appointment of Suzette Ferguson as director of North American sales. As the company further leverages recent sales successes of the SCRATCH data workflow and product line in the Los Angeles region and across North America, Ferguson will be responsible for building and overseeing all customer relationships in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.
published 4 years ago   read more
Rok!t Studio Brings “Grease: Sing-A-Long” To The Summer Of 2010
Rok!t® Studio, the motion design division of CIS Visual Effects Group, has created the interactive graphics for the current hit release of “Grease: Sing-A-Long.”
published 4 years ago   read more
Deluxe Digital Studios And Sony Pictures Entertainment Adopt Sony's Dualstream 3D™ Mvc Encoder For Blu-Ray 3D™ Titles
World's Leading Blu-ray Authoring Studios Integrate Sony's Powerful MVC Blu-ray Encoder for Advanced Blu-ray 3D Title Production
Sony Creative Software, a leading provider of professional video and audio editing applications, today announced that Deluxe Digital Studios, the world's largest DVD and Blu-ray Disc authoring and service company, has adopted Sony's Dualstream 3D™ MVC encoder for compliant production of Blu-ray 3D™ titles. Using this powerful Sony software tool, Deluxe will incorporate 3D features into Blu-ray discs for its clients, which include Hollywood's largest film studios.
published 4 years ago   read more
Deluxe Chooses DaVinci Resolve
Blackmagic Design Inc. today announced that Deluxe Digital Media, a subsidiary of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, has purchased and installed the company’s high-end Linux GPU-based DaVinci Resolve system at its Sherman Oaks facility.
published 4 years ago   read more
Avid Audio Group Drives Revolution in Music Creation at NAMM 2008
Digidesign, M-Audio and Sibelius Deliver Solutions For Every Stage of the Creative Process
published 7 years ago   read more
News: Panasonic Announces Multi-Million Dollar Agreement With Panavision And Deluxe Entertainment To Supply HD Equipment For Rental
Panavision and Deluxe Entertainment to Buy Over $2 Million in Panasonic Industry-leading HD Products For Worldwide Facilities
Panasonic, a leading supplier of broadcast and professional video products and systems, has announced an agreement with Panavision and Deluxe Entertainment Services Group to supply the companies with more than $2 million in high definition products over the next year.
published 8 years ago   read more
News: Deluxe to Open EFILM
Company to Locate at New Lucasfilm Campus in San Francisco's Presidio
Deluxe Laboratories today announced an agreement with Industrial Light & Magic, a Lucasfilm Ltd. company, to open an EFILM Digital Laboratory at the new Letterman Digital Arts Center (LDAC) located in San Francisco's historic Presidio.
published 9 years ago   read more
News: Sonic Forges High Definition Authoring Alliance
World's Leading Media Creation Companies Join Forces With Sonic to Jump Start HD Title Development for HD DVD and Blu-Ray Disc Formats
Sonic Solutions (Nasdaq:SNIC), the leader in digital media software, today announced that it has founded the High Definition Authoring Alliance™ (HDAA), the first and only worldwide association of top DVD authoring houses dedicated to facilitating the rollout of titles for release in the new high definition HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc (BD) optical disc formats.
published 9 years ago   read more


FORUMSTUTORIALSFEATURESVIDEOSPODCASTSEVENTSSERVICESNEWSLETTERNEWSBLOGS
LinkedInFacebookTwitter
© 2014 CreativeCOW.net All rights are reserved. - Privacy Policy

[Top]