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Colorfront Debuts New Color Engine At NAB 2014
Colorfront, the Academy and Emmy Award-winning developer of high-performance, on-set dailies and transcoding systems for motion picture, high-end episodic HDTV and commercials production, today announced Colorfront Engine, a state-of-the art, managed color pipeline, which enables creative on-set look creation and ensures the vital color integrity of digital materials from camera-to-post. Colorfront Engine incorporates major color science breakthroughs, and makes its debut at NAB 2014, Las Vegas.
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Cinemark Chooses Christie Vive Audio Cinema Solution For Cinemark’s Starcreek 16 In Allen, Texas
News: Cinemark Chooses Christie Vive Audio Cinema Solution For Cinemark’s Starcreek 16 In Allen, TexasCinemark XD: Extreme Digital Cinema Auditorium Features Powerful Combination of Auro 11.1 by Barco and Christie’s Immersive Line Array Technology
Christie®, a dominant brand in the digital cinema projection market, today announced that Cinemark Theatres has installed the Christie Vive Audio™ cinema sound system in its state-of-the-art "Cinemark XD: Extreme Digital Cinema" auditorium at the Cinemark StarCreek 16 in Allen, Texas. The 282-seat premium auditorium, which includes Auro 11.1 by Barco audio platform, features a huge, wall-to-wall screen and plush seating for maximum comfort; and now, Christie’s leading-edge immersive line array technology that makes every seat the best seat in the house.
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Blackmagic Design Announces Teranex Express
Introducing the world’s first 12G-SDI high quality up and down converter for SD, HD and Ultra HD!
Blackmagic Design today announced Teranex Express, the world’s first real time SD, HD and Ultra HD broadcast up and down converter with the world renowned Teranex image processing quality for only $1,395.
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TSL Products Launches Industry First AVB Audio Monitoring Units at NAB 2014
News: TSL Products Launches Industry First AVB Audio Monitoring Units at NAB 2014PAM1 AVB and PAM2 AVB Provide Extensive Features for AVB Infrastructure
TSL Products, manufacturer of audio monitoring solutions, surround sound microphones and processors, broadcast control systems and power management tools, is debuting its cutting-edge PAM1 and PAM2 AVB Audio Monitoring Units at NAB 2014 (Booth N1123). The PAM AVB units provide all the power and capability of TSL Products’ industry leading PAM precision audio monitoring systems, while specifically addressing the needs of an Audio-over-IP AVB facility infrastructure.
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Appear TV Demonstrates Key Modular Headend Technologies at 2014 NAB Show
Designed to Allow Broadcasters and IPTV Operators to Support Multiple Transmission Formats Simultaneously
Appear TV, a leading global provider of next-generation headends for broadcast and IP television, will showcase its modular platform, supporting top transmission functions, at the 2014 NAB Show (Booth SU6110). On display will be modules providing multiple processes for all stages of the transmission chain, from content aggregation and video processing to multiplexing and multiple carrier delivery.
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PlayBox Technology Introduces Enhanced Airbox Playout and Streaming Automation Server
See PlayBox Technology on booth N5434, NAB 2014, Las Vegas Convention Center, April 7-10
PlayBox Technology has chosen NAB 2014 as the launch venue for the latest version of its AirBox universal playout and streaming automation server.
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Baselight Grades for Dolby Vision at 2014 NAB Show
News: Baselight Grades for Dolby Vision at 2014 NAB ShowFilmLight Collaborates with Dolby to Offer New Creative Potential to the Post Industry
At 2014 NAB Show, FilmLight will present high dynamic range (HDR) mastering and grading, featuring the new Dolby Vision technology on Baselight’s high-performance color grading system. Visitors to the Dolby Laboratories booth (SU1702) will see demos showing how Baselight can take advantage of Dolby Vision’s true-to-life brightness, colors and contrast to open up remarkable new creative opportunities.
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FilmLight Partners with Codex on New Solution to Digital Dailies
News: FilmLight Partners with Codex on New Solution to Digital DailiesOn-Set Media Management Creates Effortless Dailies Deliverables
Recognising that seamless workflows are critical for commercial and creative success in the movie industry, FilmLight is showing an innovative new collaboration with Codex at NAB2014. The new solution allows every variant of dailies to be created in a single, largely automated process, with an initial Baselight grade forming the foundation of the final look.
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Jünger Audio Bridges A Gap With D*AP8 MAP
This Unique Monitoring Audio Processor is Now the Only Unit on The Market That Allows Broadcasters to Check Dolby Digital Encoded Audio Prior to Transmission.
Following Dolby's decision in 2013 to discontinue its DP570 Multichannel Audio Tool, dynamics specialist Jünger Audio is now the sole company in the world that can supply a product to fill the gap.
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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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Miranda Adds Support for Dolby Digital Plus Encoding in Densité Audio Processing Cards
News: Miranda Adds Support for Dolby Digital Plus Encoding in Densité Audio Processing CardsBooth: N2513, Miranda Technologies, a Belden Brand, a global provider of integrated solutions for production, playout and delivery systems for television broadcasters and multi-system operators, has introduced support for Dolby® Digital Plus encoding functionality in its audio processing sub-modules.
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Polish Broadcasters Get To Grips With Audio Loudness
Dynamics Processing Specialist Jünger Audio Helps TVP Poland Deliver a Successful Audio Loudness Seminar in Warsaw.
The issues surrounding audio loudness control were highlighted recently as a training seminar and workshop organised by Polish broadcaster TVP.
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AmberFin Unveils Major New Version of iCR at NAB 2014
News: AmberFin Unveils Major New Version of iCR at NAB 2014New Enterprise-Class Features Include Versatile, Scalable and Cost Effective Transcode Farm Controller
At NAB 2014, on booth SU8505 AmberFin, a leading developer of file-based media ingest, transcoding and quality control solutions for owners, broadcasters, sports organizations and post-production houses, will unveil version 10 of its iCR (intelligent Content Re-Purposing) software platform. Billed as the company’s most significant software advance in terms of ‘real world features and functionality’, version 10 includes new enterprise class-features which lead the market in terms of picture quality, media file format support and cost-efficiency.
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PESA Upgrades Cheetah DRS MUX/DEMUX 3G Cards with Double Audio Channel Capacity, Reduced Power Consumption
News: PESA Upgrades Cheetah DRS MUX/DEMUX 3G Cards with Double Audio Channel Capacity, Reduced Power ConsumptionPESA, a leading U.S.-based designer and manufacturer of professional audio and video connectivity, today announced its upgraded Cheetah DEMUX-3G de-embedding card and MUX-3G embedding card, which double audio channel capacity to 256 channels per card and reduce power consumption. Designed to fully integrate Cheetah 3G I/O video signals with Cheetah DRS audio routing distribution systems, the new cards will be showcased at the 2014 NAB Show (Booth SL4619), which runs April 7-10 in Las Vegas, Nev.
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Christie Vive Audio Helps Dolby Atmos Power Grupo Cinemex’s CinemeXtremo Auditoriums In Mexico
News: Christie Vive Audio Helps Dolby Atmos Power Grupo Cinemex’s CinemeXtremo Auditoriums In MexicoChristie®, the world’s dominant brand in the digital cinema projection market, announced that Grupo Cinemex, the sixth largest cinema chain worldwide, is installing Christie Vive Audio™ surround sound solutions in their current CinemeXtremo auditoriums powered by Dolby® Atmos™ sound technology. Dolby Atmos unleashes the full potential of sound by allowing filmmakers to easily place or move sounds anywhere in the movie theater with object-based audio to create a lifelike, virtual reality audio landscape. With these installations, Cinemex becomes the chain with the largest number of premium auditoriums in Latin America to feature the unrivaled combination of Dolby Atmos and Christie Vive Audio.
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Leader Announces New Features for LV5490 SD/HD/4K Picture And Signal Monitor
News: Leader Announces New Features for LV5490 SD/HD/4K Picture And Signal MonitorLeader lnstruments announces new features and options for its LV5490 compact portable SD/HD/4K picture and signal monitor. First exhibited at NAB 2013, the LV5490 now incorporates test-pattern generation, support for two-sample interleaved 4K image transmission and an HD-SDI output. New options include eye-pattern, jitter measurement and ITU-R BT2020 based chromaticity diagram. Optional 8-channel Dolby-encoded audio analysis is expected to be introduced during Q2 2014.
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China Central Television Installs 80 Nonlinear Editing Systems Based on Matrox DSX Technology
China Digital Video Limited’s Himalaya A1500HD Systems Provide Multi-Format Editing, Realtime Effects, Fast Transcoding, and Easy-To-Use CG And Broadcast Graphics Tools
Matrox® Video today announced that video equipment manufacturer China Digital Video (Beijing) Limited (CDV) has chosen the Matrox DSX LE2 card, one of the Matrox DSX™ Developer Products, as the heart of its Himalaya A1500HD nonlinear editing system. China Central Television (CCTV), China’s largest broadcaster, recently installed 80 of the Himalaya systems in its facilities to integrate video ingest, color grading, audio/video effects, CG, Dolby audio editing and multi-format video editing.
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Barry Sandrew of Legend3D Named to International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society Board of Governors
News: Barry Sandrew of Legend3D Named to International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society Board of GovernorsFounder, Chief Creative Officer and Chief Technology Officer of Leading Creative 3D Studio Appointed to Board by Industry Peers
Legend3D, Inc., an industry pioneer in 2D to 3D conversion technology and services, today announced that Barry Sandrew, Ph.D., the company’s founder, chief creative officer and chief technology officer, has been inducted to the International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society (3D Society) Board of Governors. Each year, the organization appoints distinguished industry leaders who have made significant contributions to the advancement of 3D and imaging technologies to the society board.
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FilmLight and Industry Partners Exhibit Flawless Integration at NAB 2014
New and creative technologies provide professional colour control at every stage
FilmLight is focusing its NAB2014 presence on four of its most creative and industry-leading partners – Codex, Dolby, The Foundry and Sony. With innovative and highly cost-efficient technologies being shown for the first time across the exhibition, this year’s visitors will be able to experience the best colour management solutions in a real-world context - as part of a collaborative, creative workflow.
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The 86th Annual Academy Awards® in Perfect Harmony with DPA Microphones
News: The 86th Annual Academy Awards® in Perfect Harmony with DPA MicrophonesPrestigious Award Show’s Orchestra Mixer and Orchestra Setup Coordinator Relied on the Company’s d:dicate™ 4011 and d:vote™ 4099
As all eyes were fixated on the actors who graced the stage of the 86th Annual Academy Awards® at the Dolby Theatre® on Sunday night, audience’s ears were tuned to the musical accompaniments of the show’s orchestra, which performed remotely from Capitol Records. Since the piano was positioned among the noisy percussion instruments, the show’s Orchestra Mixer and Orchestra Setup Coordinator needed a way to isolate its sound. To accomplish this for the piano, the duo used a combination of DPA Microphones’ d:dicate™ 4011A Cardioid Microphones and d:vote™ 4099 Instrument Microphones. He also positioned a pair of d:dicate 4011E Hanging Microphones for the orchestra’s drum kit.
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Pronology’s Asset Management Software Shines at The 2014 Oscars®
News: Pronology’s Asset Management Software Shines at The 2014 Oscars®Web-Based Solution Offered Collaborative On-Site Content Management
Pronology, a developer of cutting-edge tapeless workflow solutions, was behind-the-scenes for this year’s 86th Academy Awards® telecast providing the star-studded event with its latest asset management solutions. Pronology’s user-friendly interface provided the production staff with an unprecedented level of visibility and creative control over the thousands of assets that are part of a show of this magnitude.
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Christie To Demo Breakthrough 3D Cinema Technology For Premium Cinema Experiences With Latest “6-Primary” 4K Laser Projector
Fiber-Coupled, 6-Primary Projection System Architecture Ideally Suited for Immersive 3D experiences Including Dolby 3D
Christie® today announced upcoming demonstrations of the world’s most advanced laser projection architecture and Dolby® 3D, to be held in the Christie Innovation Theaters throughout CinemaCon 2014 (Caesars Palace, March 24-27) and the National Association of Broadcasters NAB Show® (Las Vegas Convention Center, April 5-10). Christie DLP Cinema® laser projectors using 6-Primary (6P) color laser modules, earmarked for mass production in early 2015, will show how 3D light levels, image uniformity, viewing comfort, and a sense of immersion can be vastly improved, especially when combined with advanced separation technology like Dolby 3D, versus conventional 3D systems found in cinemas around the world today.
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Hoyts Chile Chooses Christie for Their Conversion to Digital Cinema
Christie®, a world leader in digital cinema projection, is pleased to announce that it has been chosen by Hoyts Chile, the leading screening chain belonging to Grupo Chilefilms, to digitize its 127 35mm theaters distributed across 23 complexes throughout the country. The agreement includes the installation of digital cinema projectors from the Christie Solaria™ Series, the Christie Avias-TMS™ Theatre Management System and select Christie Vive Audio™ cinema sound systems.
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Avid Customers Triumph at the 50th Annual Cinema Audio Society Awards
Outstanding Achievements in Sound Mixing Accomplished With Avid's Proven and Trusted Audio Solutions
Avid® (OTC:AVID) today congratulated its customers on their numerous awards and nominations for outstanding achievements in sound mixing at the 50th Annual CAS Awards. Presented by the Cinema Audio Society on February 22 in Los Angeles, the awards recognized the accomplishments of many of the motion picture and television industries' most talented sound mixers who trust Avid audio solutions.
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SMPTE® Announces Second Annual Entertainment Technology in the Internet Age (ETIA) Conference
SMPTE and SCIEN Partner Again to Produce Popular Conference, Scheduled for June 17-18 at Stanford University
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that, working once again with the Stanford Center for Image Systems Engineering (SCIEN), the Society will produce the second annual "Entertainment Technology in the Internet Age" (ETIA) conference. Scheduled for June 17-18 at Stanford University near Palo Alto, Calif., the conference will explore the technology, creative, and business requirements for delivering a compelling, high-quality, monetizable entertainment experience over the Web.
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Leader Announces its New-Exhibit Lineup for the 2014 NAB Show in Las Vegas
Leader Instruments will exhibit the latest additions to its range of broadcast-quality test and measurement solutions at the 2014 NAB Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, April 7-10. Also on demonstration will be established products in the Leader range plus the latest broadcast-related technology from PHABRIX, Eyeheight and Trilogy.
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Emotion Systems Introduces The Emotion Engine At BVE 2014
At BVE 2014, Booth: L70, digital workflow experts Emotion Systems will introduce the Emotion Engine.
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Motion Picture Sound Editors Presents 2014 Golden Reel Awards
The Motion Picture Sound Editors today presented the 61st MPSE Golden Reel Awards at a black-tie ceremony held at the Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles. Golden Reel Awards recognizing outstanding achievement in sound editing were presented in 24 categories encompassing feature films, long-form and short-form television, animation, documentaries and other media. Star Wars creator George Lucas presented the annual MPSE Career Achievement Award to Randy Thom, Director of Sound Design at Skywalker Sound. The evening also featured a Special Tribute to sound pioneer Ray Dolby, introduced by MPSE Career Achievement winner Walter Murch.
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Emotion Systems Introduces Emotion Engine at NAB 2014
At NAB 2014,Booth: N3719 digital workflow experts Emotion Systems will introduce Emotion Engine.
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Motion Picture Sound Editors to Pay Tribute to Ray Dolby at the Golden Reel Awards
News: Motion Picture Sound Editors to Pay Tribute to Ray Dolby at the Golden Reel AwardsThe Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) will include a special tribute to the late American inventor Ray Dolby, recognized around the world for developing groundbreaking audio technologies, during its 61st MPSE Golden Reel Awards ceremony, set for February 16th in Los Angeles. Dolby's pioneering work in noise reduction and surround sound led to the development of many state-of-the-art technologies used in the film, television and recording industries.
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GRAVITY Earns Top Honors from Cinematographers
KILLING LINCOLN, GAME OF THRONES and DRUNK HISTORY Win in TV Categories
Emmanuel Lubezki, ASC, AMC; Jeremy Benning, CSC; Jonathan Freeman, ASC and Blake McClure earned top honors in the four competitive categories at the 28th Annual American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Awards for Outstanding Achievement. The ceremony was held here tonight at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland. Lubezki won the ASC Award in the feature film competition for GRAVITY. Benning won the TV movie/miniseries award for KILLING LINCOLN. Freeman took home top honors in the one-hour episodic television category for GAME OF THRONES, and McClure was the recipient of the half-hour episodic series award for DRUNK HISTORY.
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"The Amazing Spider-Man 2™" Gets State-Of-The-Art Sound As Filmmakers Mix In Dolby Atmos And Auro 11.1 By Barco
News: "The Amazing Spider-Man 2™" Gets State-Of-The-Art Sound As Filmmakers Mix In Dolby Atmos And Auro 11.1 By BarcoSony Pictures Entertainment announced today that it is teaming with both Dolby Laboratories, Inc. and Barco to mix "The Amazing Spider-Man 2™," the highly anticipated next chapter in the story of Peter Parker, in both the Auro 11.1 system and the Dolby® Atmos™ cinema sound system, to deliver a more natural and realistic soundtrack that moves sound around and above audiences. These innovative technologies open new possibilities to enhance storytelling through sound, giving the moviegoer a more immersive, exciting and compelling experience. The picture will be released in theaters internationally beginning April 16, 2014, and domestically on May 2, 2014.
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Leader launches FS3140 Quality-Control Software Into Us And Latin American Broadcast Markets
See Leader Instruments on booth C9511 at NAB Show 2014, Las Vegas Convention Center, April 7-10
Leader Instruments announces an expansion in the availability of its FS3140 file-based quality-control software. Now available in the USA and Latin America, the FS3140 system will make its first US exhibition appearance at the 2014 NAB Show in Las Vegas, April 7-10.
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"Gravity" Sound Crew Wins Inaugural 'AMPS' Award For Excellence In Sound
News: "Gravity" Sound Crew Wins Inaugural 'AMPS' Award For Excellence In SoundAMPS (The Association of Motion Picture Sound) is extremely happy to announce that Chris Munro, Glenn Freemantle and Skip Lievsay have won the inaugural AMPS ‘Award for Excellence in the Craft of Sound for a Feature Film’ for their work on the feature film Gravity.
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Jünger Audio Celebrates Sales Success In China
As the country enters the Year of the Horse, Junger Audio embraces the Horse traits of trustworthiness and energy to strive for even greater success in 2014.
As China celebrates the start of a New Year, dynamics specialist Jünger Audio is also marking an important event – the culmination of its most successful sales year in the country.
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John Wells to be Honored by American Society of Cinematographers
News: John Wells to be Honored by American Society of CinematographersAward-winning writer-director-producer John Wells will receive the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) 2014 Board of Governors Award. Wells will be honored during the 28th Annual ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards gala here on February 1 at the Hollywood & Highland Ray Dolby Ballroom.
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American Society of Cinematographers Names Nominees of Newly Created Spotlight Award
The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) is pleased to announce three nominees for its inaugural ASC Spotlight Award. The organization created this award to recognize outstanding cinematography in features and documentaries typically screened at film festivals, internationally or in limited theatrical release. The winner will be announced at the 28th Annual ASC Awards on February 1, at the Hollywood & Highland Ray Dolby Ballroom.
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Academy Award Nominations for TODD-SOUNDELUX's Wylie Stateman and Beau Borders
Supervising Sound Editor Wylie Stateman and Re-recording Mixer Beau Borders of TODD-SOUNDELUX were among the honorees this morning, as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for this year’s Academy Awards.
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American Society of Cinematographers Reveals Feature Film Nominees
The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has announced nominations in the theatrical motion picture category of the 28th Annual ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement. The nominees are:
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HPA Tech Retreat Celebrates 20 Years Of Inquiry And Illumination
Industry Thought Leaders and Technology Mavens Head Back to Palm Springs for Thoughtful Exploration of an Industry in Transition
For the past twenty years, the Hollywood Post Alliance® (HPA) Tech Retreat® has gathered a veritable who's who in engineering, technology, creativity, and strategic business together for a structured yet informal meeting of the minds; where top industry leaders engaged in all aspects of production, distribution, post production, film, television, web and related endeavors, gather in an environment conducive to the exchange of knowledge and information. This year's 20th Anniversary confab promises all of that and more from February 17-21, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency in Indian Wells near Palm Springs, CA.
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Crystal Vision Offers Engineers A Choice Of Keying And Embedding Products At BVE 2014 (Stand E01)
Crystal Vision will be showing a selection of keying and embedding products for different applications and budgets at BVE 2014, which takes place at ExCeL in London between 25th and 27th February. Products on show on Stand E01 will include a choice of new control options for the Safire 3 real-time chroma keyer, five different ways of adding graphics to suit every station branding budget, and a choice of embedded audio products to satisfy both those requiring a straightforward embedder/de-embedder and those needing the ultimate in flexibility when dealing with embedded signals.
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Qube Cinema Servers To Add Support for Dolby Atmos Sound
XP-D and XP-I D-Cinema Servers Integrate New Cinema Audio Format
Qube Cinema has been licensed to support Dolby® Atmos™ playback in its servers. The Qube XP-D and XP-I digital cinema servers are the first in the Qube server line to be evaluated to support Dolby Atmos playback with software updates expected to be available in early 2014. Dolby Atmos unleashes the potential of sound in storytelling by giving filmmakers the ability to precisely place or move sounds anywhere in the movie theatre, even overhead, to create the most engaging cinematic experience ever.
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SMPTE Announces Leadership for Key 2014 Events
Planning Begins for 2014 NAB Show's Technology Summit on Cinema, SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition, and Entertainment Technology in the Internet Age Conference
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today revealed the individuals who will lead program organization and execution for the 2014 NAB Show's Technology Summit on Cinema (TSC), SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition, and Entertainment Technology in the Internet Age (ETIA) conference.
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Leader Instruments LV5490, now in production, to star at One World Open House
News: Leader Instruments LV5490, now in production, to star at One World Open HouseLeader Instruments will demonstrate its range of test and measurement products to broadcasters and digital film-makers attending Band Pro's One World Open House 2013 at Band Pro's Burbank headquarters, 3402 West Pacific Avenue, CA 91505.
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AmberFin Announces New Transcode Farm Controller & Network Licence Server for iCR
New enterprise-class features support business growth in a fluid file-based media landscape
In an environment where leading analyst house, IHS Electronics and Media reports a continued global reduction in TV sales against predicted major increases in file transcoding resources where the real winner will be in multi-format transcoding needed for multi-screen OTT distribution, AmberFin, a leading developer of file-based media ingest, transcoding and quality control solutions for content owners, broadcasters, sports organizations and post-production houses has introduced new enterprise-class features for iCR, the company's file-based content ingest and transcoding system.
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AMPAS Invites Four SMPTE Members to Serve on Science and Technology Council
SMPTE Members Represent Majority of New Additions to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Council
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that four of its members — Wendy Aylsworth, Douglas Greenfield, Rob Hummel, and Beverly Pasterczyk — have accepted invitations to join the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
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American Society of Cinematographers Names Television Nominees
HBO and Starz Lead Nominations
The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has selected its television nominees for the organization’s 28th Annual Outstanding Achievement Awards. The winners will be announced at a gala on February 1, 2014, here at the Hollywood & Highland Ray Dolby Ballroom.
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DVEO Announces New Products For Streaming Media West 2013
News: DVEO Announces New Products For Streaming Media West 2013– Including Live Media Server with 8 HD-SDI Inputs, Video Warehouse with Automatic Archiving, IP Video Traffic Shaping Technology, and More
DVEO, the broadcast division of Computer Modules, Inc. (CMI), will demonstrate many unique products at Streaming Media West 2013 in Huntington Beach, California, November 19-20, in booth 207.
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American Society of Cinematographers to Pay Tribute to Dean Cundey, Eduardo Serra and Richard Rawlings
News: American Society of Cinematographers to Pay Tribute to Dean Cundey, Eduardo Serra and Richard RawlingsTrio will be Presented Awards at Annual ASC Gala
Dean Cundey, ASC; Eduardo Serra, AFC, ASC; and Richard Rawlings, Jr., ASC will be recognized by their peers during the 28th Annual American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Outstanding Achievement Awards on February 1, 2014, here at the Hollywood & Highland Ray Dolby Ballroom. Cundey will receive the ASC’s Lifetime Achievement Award; Serra will be presented with the International Achievement Award; and Rawlings will pick up the org’s Career Achievement in Television Award.
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2013 Hollywood Post Alliance Award Winners Announced Gala Event Spotlights Leaders and Innovators in Post Production
News: 2013 Hollywood Post Alliance Award Winners Announced Gala Event Spotlights Leaders and Innovators in Post ProductionThe 2013 HPA Awards® took place tonight, celebrating talent and innovation in 12 creative categories as well as in three special honors. The HPA Awards recognize individuals and companies for outstanding contributions made in helping to create features, television programs, spots, and entertainment enjoyed around the world. Presented by the Hollywood Post Alliance® - the professional organization for the post production community - the 8th Annual HPA Awards took place at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, in front of a sold out audience of industry insiders and luminaries.
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SMPTE and Hollywood Post Alliance Present Sold-Out Women in Technology Event
News: SMPTE and Hollywood Post Alliance Present Sold-Out Women in Technology EventWendy Aylsworth, Jacki Morie, and Poppy Crum Hold Lively Conversation Focused on Success in an Industry Still Lacking Women
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) and the Hollywood Post Alliance® (HPA) Women in Post presented "Wendy Aylsworth in Conversation with Friends" to a full house on Monday in conjunction with the SMPTE 2013 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition in Hollywood. The event, which sold out well in advance, attracted a diverse group of women who are engaged in a variety of roles in the media and technology industry.
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Industry Vets Matt Cowan and Garrett J. Smith Join Entertainment Technology Consultants in Key Roles
News: Industry Vets Matt Cowan and Garrett J. Smith Join Entertainment Technology Consultants in Key RolesEntertainment Technology Consultants (ETC), the leading provider of production and consulting services to the entertainment technology sector, announced that Matt Cowan and Garrett J. Smith are joining the company in key technology roles. Cowan rejoins the company as Chief Innovation Engineer. Smith will assume the newly created role of Senior Creative Liaison. The two will focus on technology developments that enhance the creation, processing and display of content for the entertainment industry.
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Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and VUDU Launch "VUDU Extras+," a New Interactive Movie-Watching Experience
Digital Innovation Delivers Enhanced Extras Like Scene Search and Social Media Sharing
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE) and VUDU, Walmart's subscription-free video streaming service, are delivering a new, enhanced way for movie fans to experience their digital movies with VUDU Extras+. Fans can now enjoy extras they've come to love from DVD and Blu-ray titles online with additional interactive features.
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Twentieth Century Fox to Release Diverse Slate of Dolby Atmos Titles
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Rio 2, X-Men: Days of Future Past, and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes will be mixed in the world’s most advanced cinema sound format
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) today announced that Twentieth Century Fox will be releasing several Dolby® Atmos™ titles in a broad range of genres, including action, animation, and comedy with "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," " Rio 2, X-Men: Days of Future Past," and "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes."
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FOR-A To Showcase Flagship Products At CAPER 2013
News: FOR-A To Showcase Flagship Products At CAPER 2013FOR-A Corporation of America, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, announces its plans for the 2013 CAPER show in Buenos Aires. CAPER (Cámara Argentina de Proveedores y Fabricantes de Equipos de Radiodifusíon)—an annual trade show taking place from October 23-25, 2013 at the Centro Costa Salguero—draws thousands of visitors primarily from Latin America’s professional broadcast, cable, and satellite television, cinema, and radio markets.
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Southern Theatres’ Grand 14 Esplanade To Be Powered Exclusively By Christie Solaria Projectors And New Christie Vive Audio With Installation By Christie’s Managed Services
“All Christie” State-of-the-Art Entertainment Complex Sets New Standards, Delivering Superior Movie-Viewing and Cinema Sound Experience
It’s “all Christie, all the time” as Southern Theatres selects Christie®, the dominant brand in the digital cinema market, to power every auditorium in its new, state-of-the-art 14-screen theater complex at the Esplanade Mall in Kenner, Louisiana. The Grand 14 Esplanade, scheduled to open December 12, will be the first to feature the “complete Christie experience,” fitted exclusively with Christie Solaria® Series digital cinema projection technology and the Christie® Vive Audio™ systems. Christie’s Managed Services team is providing complete support, from designing the technology floor plan, to installing and integrating all of the products, as well as providing 24/7 remote monitoring, maintenance and support through Christie’s own Network Operations Center.
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Christie’s Premium Cinema Solutions Wow Showeast Audiences With 4K Laser Projector, Christie Duo, Christie Vive Audio And Professional Services
Christie Vive Audio Solution Configured for Dolby Atmos Complements Immersive 2D and 3D Studio Showings
Christie® today announced its ShowEast presence, reinforcing its position as the industry-leading, one-stop shop for all manner of exhibitors – art houses, multiplexes, drive-in and custom cinemas. All these exhibitors across the world turn to Christie when sourcing impressive technologies and unparalleled support and services with which to immerse their audiences in a premium cinema experience.
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Christie Integrated Media Block Completes Dolby Atmos Testing, Licensing
News: Christie Integrated Media Block Completes Dolby Atmos Testing, LicensingDCI-Compliant, Fully-Integrated Media Block Brings 4K and High Frame Rate Projection to Life, While Supporting Incredible Audio
Christie®, a global visual technology company, today announced that the Christie® IMB, an integrated media block solution that seamlessly converts and delivers feature-film and alternative content within a secure environment, now supports Dolby® Atmos™, a new audio solution that revolutionizes the experience of sound in entertainment.
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Hollywood Post Alliance Honors Avid with the Charles S. Swartz Award
The Preeminent Post Production Organization Will Honor Avid For a Heritage of Outstanding Contributions
The Hollywood Post Alliance® - the trade association for the post production community – has announced that Avid® will receive the 2013 Charles S. Swartz Award for Outstanding Contribution in the Field of Post Production. The HPA will present the honor during the 8th Annual HPA Awards, which takes place on the evening of November 7th, 2013 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, CA. Louis Hernandez, Jr, President and CEO of Avid, will accept the award on behalf of the company.
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DVEO Announces Eight New Products for TelcoVision 2013 – Including VOD Server, 20 Channel Ad Inserter, Multichannel Telco Oriented Adaptive Transcoder, and More
DVEO, the broadcast division of Computer Modules, Inc. (CMI), will feature numerous innovative new products at TelcoVision 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada, October 24-25, in booth 613.
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Appear TV demonstrates Key Modular Headend Technologies at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo ‘13
Headend Allows Cable Operators to Support Multiple Transmission Formats Simultaneously
Appear TV, a leading global provider of next-generation headends for broadcast and IP television, will showcase its modular headend supporting top transmission functions at the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo ’13 (Booth 1368). On display will be modules providing encoding/transcoding/multiscreen, descrambling, powerful video processing, multiplexing with IP streaming and modulation support.
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Technicolor - PostWorks New York Provides Finishing Services for Indie Comedy “Last Weekend”
News: Technicolor - PostWorks New York Provides Finishing Services for Indie Comedy “Last Weekend”Martin Zeichner graded the dark comedy set in Northern California and starring Patricia Clarkson.
Technicolor – PostWorks New York recently completed final post-production work for "Last Weekend," a dark comedy from first-time directors Tom Dolby and Tom Williams. Martin Zeichner applied the final grade to the film, the story of an upscale family’s Labor Day holiday at their estate in Northern California. Zeichner worked under the supervision of Dolby, Williams and cinematographer Paula Huidobro, who captured principal photography with an ARRI Alexa. "Last Weekend" stars Patricia Clarkson and Zachary Booth.
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Telestream Releases New Products with Vantage 6
Post Producer automates content assembly and TrafficManager simplifies ad workflow management; new media analysis capabilities and more post-production formats are now available in Vantage
Telestream®, the leading provider of video transcoding and workflow solutions, today announced availability of Vantage 6 which includes two new products based on the Vantage platform. Post Producer automates repetitive production processes which would otherwise tie up editors and NLE workstations. TrafficManager streamlines commercial ingest and media management, offering a next-generation product following its highly-successful FlipFactory predecessor. These new products, plus exciting new features and partner integrations, extend Vantage solutions for post-production, broadcast and cable environments.
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SMPTE Announces 2013 Honorees and Award Winners
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today revealed the outstanding industry members who will be recognized Thursday, Oct. 24, at the SMPTE 2013 Honors & Awards Ceremony.
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The HPA Announces the 2013 Winners of the Engineering Excellence Award and the HPA Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation
The Hollywood Post Alliance® announced the 2013 recipients of the organization's Engineering Excellence Award and the HPA Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation in Post Production earlier this month, during a special on-line press event. These prestigious awards recognize the technical excellence and creative innovation that is helping to drive the post industry forward. The nominees in the craft categories were also announced.
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Christie Vive Audio Cinema Solution Combines With Dolby Atmos To Give Krikorian Premiere Theatres An Audible Edge
News: Christie Vive Audio Cinema Solution Combines With Dolby Atmos To Give Krikorian Premiere Theatres An Audible EdgeIndustry’s First Line Array Surround Speakers Commissioned for Dolby Atmos Installations
Christie®, the dominant brand in the digital cinema projection market, announced the world’s first deployment of a complete Christie Vive Audio™ cinema sound system in an auditorium powered by Dolby® Atmos™, a new audio solution that revolutionizes the experience of sound in entertainment. Selected by Krikorian Premiere Theatres’ Buena Park Metroplex 18 in California, Christie Vive Audio is the world’s first audio system to be powered by Christie’s innovative wall and ceiling surround speakers, which feature unique ribbon driver technology in a parabolic line array design, purposely crafted and built for the cinema environment.
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Innovative Christie Line Array Surround Speakers Expand Christie Vive Audio Immersive Sound Solution
Exclusive Single Enclosure of the Christie LA3C and Christie LA3S Speakers’ Parabolic Line Array Design Leverages the Potential of Leading Immersive Audio Platforms
Christie®, the world’s dominant brand in the digital cinema projection market, takes cinema audio to the next level of realism with the introduction of the Christie LA3C line array ceiling surround and Christie LA3S line array surround speakers. Another industry first for Christie, the new surround speakers expand the company’s innovative Christie Vive Audio™ cinema sound solution that was announced on July 17. Featuring the pioneering combination of ribbon driver technology and a unique parabolic line array design in a single compact cabinet, the additional speakers deliver exceptionally even coverage throughout the auditorium. As part of the Christie Vive Audio system, they help unleash the potential of the leading immersive audio technologies such as Dolby® Atmos™ and Auro 3D audio formats.
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ASC Sets Dates for 28th Annual Awards
Organization Currently Accepting Entries in Television Competition
The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) will hold their annual Outstanding Achievement Awards on February 1, 2014, here at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland. Awards will be presented for best cinematography in feature and television categories, as well as awards for career and lifetime achievement.
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SMPTE Awards 'Fellow' Status to 14 Exemplary Members of Motion Picture, TV, and Related Industries
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, has awarded the Fellow grade of SMPTE membership to 14 industry leaders. Fellow status is conferred upon individuals who have, by proficiency and contributions, attained an outstanding rank among engineers or executives in the motion picture, television, or related industries.
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AmberFin Announces New Transcode Farm Controller & Network Licence Server for iCR
New enterprise-class features support business growth in a fluid file-based media landscape
At IBC 2013, on stand 7.H39, AmberFin, a leading developer of file-based media ingest, transcoding and quality control solutions for content owners, broadcasters, sports organizations and post-production houses will showcase new enterprise-class features for iCR, the company's file-based content ingest and transcoding system.
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SMPTE Members to Present in Force at IBC2013
Sixty SMPTE Members Representing Wide Array of Industry Sectors Will Make Up 15 Percent of Speakers at IBC2013 Show
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that a diverse range of its members will present at the IBC2013 conference in Amsterdam. Representing various elements of the cinema, broadcast, and media technology supply sectors, these 60 SMPTE members will account for roughly 15 percent of IBC2013 speakers. A total of 93 SMPTE members will be exhibiting products and technologies on the expo floor.
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Emotion Systems Tackles Loudness in Brazil
Emotion Systems continues growth by helping organisations to tackle loudness in Brazil.
Broadcast & Cable 2013, Brazil, Stand C12: eFF from Emotion Systems is establishing itself as a loudness compliance tool for file-based workflows, capable of opening a wide range of media files including MXF, QuickTime, P2, DPP, AIFF, WAV and LXF, and compliance adjusting the loudness of the audio, including Dolby® E encoded audio, within these files. True Peak DNA processing expands on this to offer True Peak correction to eliminate short-term spikes in the audio, which would otherwise lead to clipping.
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DVEO Launches Portable Dual Input SDI/HD-SDI Live Streaming & Encoding Appliance with Touch Panel Control – Compact System Weighs Only 7.4 Pounds/3.36 Kilograms
News: DVEO Launches Portable Dual Input SDI/HD-SDI Live Streaming & Encoding Appliance with Touch Panel Control – Compact System Weighs Only 7.4 Pounds/3.36 KilogramsNew Mamba DIG/IP™ Encoder will be Featured at IBC 2013, is Ideal for Electronic News Gathering and Live Streaming
DVEO, the broadcast division of Computer Modules, Inc. (CMI), is now shipping their new live portable light weight HD-SDI to IP streaming appliance with HD-SDI in that delivers content to iPads, laptops, OTT televisions, and mobile devices via IP. DVEO will debut the new system at Stand 2.A34 at the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam, September 13-17.
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Leader LV5490 SD to 4K Waveform Monitor Makes European Show Debut At IBC
News: Leader LV5490 SD to 4K Waveform Monitor Makes European Show Debut At IBCLeader Instruments has chosen IBC, Amsterdam, for the European launch of its dual-award-winning LV5490 SD to 4K multi-standard multi-waveform monitor.
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IBC 2013: FOR-A Compact Switcher Series and Multi-Channel Frame Synch to Debut
News:  IBC 2013: FOR-A Compact Switcher Series and Multi-Channel Frame Synch to DebutStand 2.A51 at Amsterdam RAI, September 13-17
FOR-A Corporation announces its plans at the upcoming IBC 2013 show in Amsterdam next month. The company will show its new compact video switcher series (HVS-XT) and the FA-1010 multi-channel frame synchronizer for the first time in Europe. Other product highlights within the company’s IBC booth will be the FA-9520 multipurpose signal processor and the new MINI M/E feature within the HVS-390HS that creates a virtual 6 M/E switcher.
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HDBaseT 5Play™ HDMI over Single Cat.5e/Cat.6 Now Available from tvONE
News: HDBaseT 5Play™ HDMI over Single Cat.5e/Cat.6 Now Available from tvONEtvONE, a leading designer and manufacturer of cutting-edge video and multimedia processing equipment, announced today the availability of the new 1T-CT-653 and 1T-CT-654 HDMI over single Cat.5e/Cat.6 system with 5Play™ technology.
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IBC 2013: Helping Broadcasters Expand Their Audience Base And Increase AD Revenue Is The Focus For International Datacasting
News: IBC 2013: Helping Broadcasters Expand Their Audience Base And Increase AD Revenue Is The Focus For International DatacastingSecond Generation of LASERTM Targeted Ad Insertion Platform to Make IBC Debut
Helping TV and radio broadcasters reduce costs, attract new customers, and grow advertising revenue is the primary focus of new technology on display at the International Datacasting (TSX: IDC) booth during the IBC 2013 Show, which takes place at the RAI Amsterdam from September 13-17. IDC will exhibit in Stand 1.C29. Among the products on hand will be IDC’s LASER™ Targeted Ad Insertion Platform; the STAR™ Pro Audio Solution; Digital Cinema Solution, and the Digital Tattoo™ DTH Over IP Gateway for Multi-Dwelling Units.
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Envy Post Production Selects Signiant Media Shuttle™ for Rapid Delivery of High Res Long and Short Form Programming
News: Envy Post Production Selects Signiant Media Shuttle™ for Rapid Delivery of High Res Long and Short Form ProgrammingEase and Brand-ability of Cloud-based Solution Helps Leading Post Production House Automate Workflows and Collaborate Better with Clients
Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software for media and entertainment, today announced that leading post production house Envy Post Production has become yet another major UK broadcast content company to adopt Media Shuttle™ hybrid SaaS file transfer solution to move large files securely among its business partners and global customer base. Responding to its client needs, Envy Post has standardized on Media Shuttle because of its ease-of-use, the ability to be seamlessly branded and because it is today’s smartest way to move and share large files.
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Mistika makes the grade at France’s LevelS3D put to work on Luxembourgish / French animation film “Mr Hublot” which received the Grand Prix S3D Seine-Saint Denis award at Dimension 3
News: Mistika makes the grade at France’s LevelS3D put to work on Luxembourgish / French animation film “Mr Hublot” which received the Grand Prix S3D Seine-Saint Denis award at Dimension 3LevelS3D believes in success by investing in SGO's innovative Mistika technology
In order to provide its clients with an advanced and highly efficient 2D and stereoscopic 3D DI and colour grading service, LevelS3D, one of France's upcoming facilities, has invested in a Mistika 2K DI and Stereoscopic 3D system from SGO to meet high-level demand. Defined as one of the most powerful 2D and 3D post production tools in the industry for commercials, feature films and broadcast, Mistika will play an integral role in supporting LevelS3D's project workflow and in attracting new clientele to the company.
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Christie Brings Cinema Sound To Vivid Life With The Launch Of New Christie Vive Audio
News: Christie Brings Cinema Sound To Vivid Life With The Launch Of New Christie Vive AudioArticulated, Single Enclosure Line Array Speakers and Class D Amplifier Solution Heralds Major Leap in Cinema Sound Innovation
Christie®, the world’s dominant brand in the digital cinema projection market, today launched the groundbreaking Christie Vive Audio™ solution to help exhibitors “complete the experience” for their moviegoing audiences. Designed for cinema, Christie Vive Audio leverages a unique articulated, single enclosure line array speaker design and ribbon driver technology, and combines it with the first use of efficient, high-powered Class D amplification in cinema – all at an attainable price point. Christie Vive Audio’s cinema speakers and amplifiers can be easily and efficiently integrated into any existing or new theater auditorium for the ultimate movie viewing and listening experience.
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EditFest London Makes Starry Debut American Cinema Editors Event Presents World Class Talent to Sold-Out Audience
News: EditFest London Makes Starry Debut American Cinema Editors Event Presents World Class Talent to Sold-Out AudienceAmerican Cinema Editors (ACE), the honorary society of motion picture editors, made its international debut last weekend in the UK with EditFest London. The event took place at the Ray Dolby Theater in Soho to a sold-out crowd of working and aspiring editors and industry professionals. An impressive roster of top editors shared their experiences over the course of the day, offering a rare opportunity for attendees to hear the most compelling artists talk about their work, ask questions of them, and mingle with colleagues. Los Angeles-based ACE Board Member Steve Rivkin, A.C.E. "Avatar"," Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl," "Dead Man's Chest" and "At World's End" opened the day and welcomed panelists and attendees to the event.
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SMPTE and Stanford University's SCIEN Draw Leaders From Silicon Valley and Hollywood to ETIA Conference
First-of-a-Kind Event Provided Unique Opportunity for Diverse Leaders to Address Future of Internet-Delivered Entertainment
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) today announced the successful conclusion of the "Entertainment Technology in the Internet Age" (ETIA) conference, produced with the Stanford Center for Image Systems Engineering (SCIEN). This first-of-a-kind "summit" brought more than 300 executives, academics, and creative professionals from both Silicon Valley and the entertainment industry together to explore the technical, creative, and business requirements for delivering a compelling, high-quality, monetizable entertainment experience over the Web.
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2013 HPA Awards Extends Key Category Deadlines
News: 2013 HPA Awards Extends Key Category DeadlinesEngineering Excellence, Creativity and Innovation Award Submissions Accepted Through July 3rd
The Hollywood Post Alliance is extending deadlines for the Engineering Excellence Award and the HPA Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation. The HPA will now accept entries in these categories until July 3rd, 2013.
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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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Canon Cinema EOS C100 Digital Video Camera Helps TV News Station Promos Stand Out With Cinematic Style
News: Canon Cinema EOS C100 Digital Video Camera Helps TV News Station Promos Stand Out With Cinematic StyleAs a former photojournalist, Director of Photography Erik Naso knew that large-format, single-sensor cameras provide the shallow depth of field he needed to create cinematic-style TV news promos. Because Naso wanted each spot to have a cinematic quality that differed from the station’s regularly aired ENG-style videos, Naso turned to a brand and toolset he was vastly familiar with from his time as a photojournalist, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions. To create these promos with true cinematic quality, Naso chose a Canon Cinema EOS C100 digital video camera, which features an Emmy® Award winning technology: Canon’s Super 35mm CMOS Image Sensor. As a longtime user of digital SLR cameras – including Canon’s EOS 5D Mark II – Naso appreciated the ergonomic convenience of the EOS C100 camera, and its ability to use all of the Canon EF-Series photographic lenses he already owns.
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TSL Products showcases Range of Audio Monitoring and metering Solutions, plus surround sound broadcast microphone package AT Telemundo Expo Cine Video Television Show 2013
TSL Products, manufacturer of surround sound microphones and processing, audio monitoring, broadcast control systems and power management solutions, will showcase its extended range of innovative audio solutions at Telemundo Expo Cine Video Television Show 2013 (on AMTEC Stand A1). Featured at the show will be the SoundField DSF-B Digital Broadcast Microphone System, New PAM PiCo Five hand-held audio monitoring and loudness meter, the new SAM1-3GM Studio Audio
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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.
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American Cinema Editors Announces Debut of EditFest London
Popular Event Heads to the U.K. for the First Time with World-Class Line-Up of Editors
On 29 June, 2013, American Cinema Editors (ACE) will present the London debut of its popular event, EditFest. After five years in Los Angeles and New York, EditFest London will take place on Saturday, the 29th of June, marking the first time the event has traveled outside of the U.S. An impressive roster of top editors is scheduled to share their experiences with attendees for a full day at the Ray Dolby Screening Room in Soho.
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Studio Upgrade Leads Wise Buddah TV Push
News: Studio Upgrade Leads Wise Buddah TV PushExperienced dubbing mixer James Doyle appointed and re-vamp of Studio 3 underway as Wise Buddah caters for an influx of TV dubbing work
Wise Buddah Studios has appointed a new dubbing mixer and is upgrading a second sound suite to 5.1 after seeing an increase in high-end TV audio post-production work.
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Shutterstock Key to Award-winning Film by Music Icon Thomas Dolby
News: Shutterstock Key to Award-winning Film by Music Icon Thomas Dolby
Shutterstock, a leading provider of high-quality, royalty-free digital footage, has provided stock video for Thomas Dolby’s latest endeavor, The Invisible Lighthouse.
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From Universal Studios Home Entertainment: "Jurassic Park 3D"
News: From Universal Studios Home Entertainment: "Jurassic Park 3D"Own Steven Spielberg's Groundbreaking Classic For The First Time In State-Of-The Art 3D
Experience one of the most influential films in motion-picture history with director Steven Spielberg's ultimate thrill ride " Jurassic Park 3D" . To commemorate the film's 20th anniversary, the epic blockbuster has been remastered with advanced 3D formatting that presents the Academy Award®-winning visual effects in a fashion that was unimaginable during the film's first release. Jurassic Park 3D will be available on Blu-ray™ 3D, a 2D version of the film on Blu-ray™, DVD, UltraViolet™ and Digital Download with an all-new 3D bonus feature on April 23, 2013 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.
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Christie Signs Patrick Artiaga To Lead New Business Initiatives
20-year veteran of audio / visual / cinema worlds brings a wealth of expertise
Christie®, a world leader in visual technology displays, today announced that Patrick Artiaga has joined Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc. in the new position of director, Business Development, Entertainment Solutions, reporting to Craig Sholder, vice president, Entertainment Solutions, Christie.
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Digital Rapids Showcases Strong Partnerships and Expanding Ecosystem at the 2013 NAB Show
News: Digital Rapids Showcases Strong Partnerships and Expanding Ecosystem at the 2013 NAB ShowBooth SL5624: Digital Rapids is showcasing the company's strong industry partnerships and the ongoing expansion of the partner ecosystem for its highly-acclaimed Kayak dynamic workflow platform at the 2013 NAB Show. Digital Rapids' innovative media transformation and workflow solutions are being highlighted in a variety of booths around the exhibition floor, while five new companies are announcing their participation in the Kayak ecosystem.
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Dolby and Philips Announce Dolby 3D Format Specification for Delivering High-Quality, Glasses-Free 3D Video Content to Broad Range of Devices
Dolby demonstrates how creative professionals can use industry-leading tools like The Foundry’s NUKE and OCULA to create Dolby 3D content
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) and Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE:PHG; AEX:PHI) today announced the Dolby® 3D format, a new content delivery specification for Dolby 3D. The Dolby 3D format ensures that 3D content delivered to TVs, smartphones, PCs, and tablets enabled with Dolby 3D looks its very best, and accurately reflects what the content creator originally intended.
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TSL Professional products extends loudness capabilities of its PAM2 MK2 Multichannel audio Monitor with new Dolby Card Features
News: TSL Professional products extends loudness capabilities of its PAM2 MK2 Multichannel audio Monitor with new Dolby Card FeaturesPAM2 MK2 now handles LRA, Leq, ATSC and EBU standards via enhanced Dolby CAT 1100 card
TSL Professional Products Ltd. (TSL PPL), leading manufacturer of surround sound microphones and processing, audio monitoring, tally/cross-equipment communication and power management solutions for the broadcast industry, announces the implementation of new features from the Dolby CAT 1100 Decoding Card into its PAM2 MK2 Multichannel Audio Monitoring Unit (PAM2 MK2) at NAB (Booth N1124) that enables the unit to measure loudness on two channels simultaneously.
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HPA Presents the NAB Post Pit 2013
Today's Leading Experts Share Quick and Impactful Presentations
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Bexel's Extensive Fiber Optic Infrastructure Supports the Oscars® Celebrating 12-Year Partnership in Evolving Fiber Network
Bexel Transports High Volume ofCommunications Signals from the Heart of Hollywood
Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Group's Services Division and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, recently celebrated its 12th year supporting the global live broadcast of the Academy Awards® with its largest effort to-date - connecting every major component of the 2013 show's broadcast together at the Dolby Theatre. Working with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, including Engineer in Charge Tad Scripter and Hollywood & Highland management company CIM, Bexel implemented a comprehensive fiber optic network connecting key production locations such as Hollywood & Highland, Dolby Theatre, Loews Hotel and the domestic and international television compounds behind the El Capitan Theater on Hollywood Blvd.
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FOR-A Offers ‘Extreme Connectivity’ With New FA-1010 Multi-Channel Signal Processor
FOR-A Corporation of America, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, today introduced the FA-1010 signal processor at the 2013 NAB Show (C5116), which runs April 8-11 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nev. With 10 video inputs and outputs, the new FA-1010 offers multi-channel routing between sources as well as effective video and audio signal processing for line, relay, reporting, production, editing, and delivery applications.
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Leader announces new LV5490 SD to 4K multi-standard multi-waveform monitor
News: Leader announces new LV5490 SD to 4K multi-standard multi-waveform monitorSee Leader Instruments on booth C6516 (Central Hall) at the 2013 NAB Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, 8-11 April
Leader Instruments Corporation announces the LV5490 SD to 4K multi-standard multi-waveform monitor, a major addition to its range of test equipment.
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Superexploder Voyages Into The Savage And Venturous World Of The “Vikings” For History Channel
News: Superexploder Voyages Into The Savage And Venturous World Of The “Vikings” For History ChannelNew York-based audio house SuperExploder ventures into the primitive danger of Viking life in the pulse-quickening :60 “Story” for the History Channel’s first original scripted series, “Vikings.” The series, which premiered on March 3, 2013, follows the adventures of semi-legendary Viking chieftain Ragnar Lodbrok and his crew and brood. The promo entices viewers with a cinematic vision of ferocious battles, ominous roundtable gatherings and treacherous expeditions over land and water. The series’ image campaign includes three broadcast spots as well as a cinema spot.
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To add new dimensions to the soundscapes of Darren Aronofsky's Noah, Supervising Sound Editor Craig Henighan took advantage of the new Dolby Atmos mixing stage at Deluxe New York to place movie audiences in the middle of the storm.
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On Star Trek Into Darkness, VFX producer Ron Ames was concerned about standardizing color information between production company Bad Robot and the VFX companies ILM and Pixomondo as well as DI facility Company 3. The solution was installing Dolby's PRM-4200, a professional reference monitor that can be calibrated so that every one shows the exact same color. In this article, Ames and Pixomondo VFX supervisor Ben Grossman talk about how the Dolby Professional Reference Monitor improved the workflow and gave them the confidence that everyone was seeing the same thing.
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Deluxe Entertainment Purchases Dolby MonitorsDeluxe Entertainment Purchases Dolby Monitors
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