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New JVC Blu-Ray / Hard Drive Combo Decks Author, Duplicate And Record Direct-To-Disc Without a PC
News: New JVC Blu-Ray / Hard Drive Combo Decks Author, Duplicate And Record Direct-To-Disc Without a PCJVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today announced two new models in its successful line of professional Blu-ray/hard disc drive combo decks. Designed to provide easy duplication and disc authoring without a PC, the SR-HD1350US and SR-HD1700US can create Blu-ray or DVDs directly from live video inputs or from video files stored on built-in hard drives. The new combo decks will be demonstrated at the 2014 NAB Show (Booth C4314), which runs April 7-10 in Las Vegas, Nev.
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DTS and Unified Streaming Expand Support for Layered Audio to Include HLS and Microsoft Smooth Streaming
DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI), a leader in high-definition audio solutions, and Unified Streaming, a provider of cross-platform video streaming technologies, collaboratively announced today an extension of their existing relationship to incorporate the DTS Layered Audio Stream Reconstruction SDK into the Unified Streaming Platform to encompass support for HLS and Microsoft Smooth Streaming.
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DTS Announces DTS-HD Immersive Audio To Be Added To DIVX Software
DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI), a leader in high-definition audio solutions and audio enhancement technologies, today announced that it is partnering with DivX, an innovator of digital video solutions, to integrate DTS-HD® audio encoding and decoding into the upcoming DivX® 10 software release. This collaboration introduces the first software product that enables the creation and playback of DivX video, in HEVC up to 4K, featuring DTS-HD audio on both Windows and Mac. In addition to DivX Player and DivX Converter supporting DTS-HD audio, the latest version of DivX Web Player will also support video streaming with DTS-HD audio to any web browser.
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NAB 2014: JVC Expands ENG Live HD Streaming, Shares 4K Plans
Everyone wants to be first, especially news operations. Over the past few years, JVC Professional Products Company has introduced a number of firsts for the broadcast industry, and the 2014 NAB Show is no exception. JVC is dedicated to delivering products that help broadcasters be first on-air and first on-line, with innovative, built-in IP connectivity that encourages broadcasters to embrace the cloud and leave the microwave or satellite truck in the parking garage.
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Custom Media Solutions Relies on FOR-A Switcher for High-Profile Live Event Production
News: Custom Media Solutions Relies on FOR-A Switcher for High-Profile Live Event ProductionSpecializing in high-quality live and post production services, Custom Media Solutions has been depending on FOR-A video switchers to meet its production needs in recent years. The Georgia-based firm first purchased a FOR-A HVS-300HS switcher in 2011, bought an HVS-350HS switcher when they transitioned to full HD, and later became a user of FOR-A’s HVS-XT110 portable switcher. The company recently selected a FOR-A HVS-390HS switcher for use with its wide-ranging video production applications, including live entertainment, conferences and corporate events.
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Pre-NAB Editors' Lounge Examines How Trends In Technology Are Impacting Post-Production
News: Pre-NAB Editors' Lounge Examines How Trends In Technology Are Impacting Post-ProductionBurbank based AlphaDogs Post celebrated the 11th Annual Pre-NAB Editors’ Lounge with a panel discussion on the latest trends in post-production and what to expect at this year’s NAB in Las Vegas. Topics ranged from 4K to cloud-based technologies, and the future of the post-production professional. Moderated by Journalist Debra Kaufman, panelists included: Terence Curren (Editor/Colorist and Founder of AlphaDogs Post), Mark Raudonis (VP of Post Production, Bunim/Murray Productions), Michael Kammes (Director of Technology, Key Code Media) and Ramy Katrib (CEO, Digital Film Tree).
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Acorn Productions Ltd Announces Two Major New BBC1 Dramas for Agatha Christie's 125th Celebration Year
RLJ Entertainment Oversees Extraordinary Raft of Developments Across Platform, Bringing the Christie Brand to New Audiences
Acorn Productions Ltd today (Friday 28 February) announces that BBC1 has commissioned two significant new drama adaptations to bring Agatha Christie masterpieces to a new generation:
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Alan Davis Joins Electric Pictures as Director of Sales and Marketing
Electric Pictures, a provider of telecine and film restoration services to independent producers, broadcasters, film libraries and government entities, has appointed industry veteran and former Digital Vision executive Alan Davis as Director of Sales and Marketing. Davis will oversee sales, marketing and public relations activities throughout the United States. He will focus on developing new markets for Electric Pictures, whose telecine services provide a proven and economical means for preserving and commercializing film assets.
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Trinity Church Installs SSL C10 HD Compact Broadcast Console
News:  Trinity Church Installs SSL C10 HD Compact Broadcast Console“The SSL C10 HD Completely Fit All Our Varied Production Needs”
Trinity Church, the historic landmark church at the intersection of Broadway and Wall Street in New York City, recently installed a Solid State Logic C10 HD Compact Broadcast Console to drive the audio for its new production control room. Trinity Church produces about 450 live events in the course of a year including its signature Handel’s Messiah, performed by the Choir of Trinity Wall Street and the Trinity Baroque Orchestra with Julian Wachner conducting. The C10 HD was chosen as the audio console and routing solution for its sterling audio quality, broadcast savvy and music recording capabilities.
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Creative Mastering Chooses DAD AX32 Ultra-high-quality Audio Mastering Converter
News: Creative Mastering Chooses DAD AX32 Ultra-high-quality Audio Mastering ConverterAccompanying image shows Stefano Cappelli with the new DAD AX32 at Creative Mastering.
Creative Mastering, one of Italy's most prestigious sound recording, post-production and audio-restoration facilities, has chosen a DAD AX32 ultra-high-quality audio converter for use at its studios in Forli, capital city of northern Italy's Romagna region.
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Electric Pictures Helps Film Libraries Preserve Assets with Unique Transfer Service
News: Electric Pictures Helps Film Libraries Preserve Assets with Unique Transfer ServiceOrange County post production company specializes in high definition telecine services as a high quality/low cost means of commercializing, restoring and preserving film content.
While most Hollywood movies and television shows are now produced on digital media, one Orange County, California post production company has built a thriving business using video systems that the newer digital technology was meant to replace.
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Shakespeare’s Globe Primed for Event Cinema & DVD
News: Shakespeare’s Globe Primed for Event Cinema & DVDThree electrifying productions readied for cinema and DVD release.
BTV Post was thrilled to work with Globe on Screen on three titles from Shakespeare’s Globe’s 2013 theatre season.
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Chris Fagot Joins 2G Digital as Vice President of Sales and Marketing
2G Digital today announces that Chris Fagot has joined the company as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Fagot arrives with broad experience in the post production, entertainment and technology industries, having spent the past three years as Executive Director of Sales and Marketing at Deluxe.
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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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Trinity Church Relies On Camera Corps “Wooden” Q-Ball To Capture Unique Angle Shots
News: Trinity Church Relies On Camera Corps “Wooden” Q-Ball To Capture Unique Angle ShotsA special “wooden” Q-Ball, a remotely controlled pan/tilt/zoom camera from Camera Corps, a Vitec Group company with extensive experience in designing specialty camera systems, joined the equipment roster for the Trinity Church Wall Street’s new HD production facility. The Q-Ball was installed at the pulpit to provide panoramic views of parishioners and performers to chronicle church activities. An artist was commissioned to skilfully paint the “wooden” exterior of the camera housing to match the wood grain of the pulpit. The fixed position “wooden” Q-Ball joins two other portable use Q-Ball cameras.
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Camera Corps Q-Ball Captures Sebastian Vettel Making History As Four-Time Grand Prix World Champion
News: Camera Corps Q-Ball Captures Sebastian Vettel Making History As Four-Time Grand Prix World ChampionWhen Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel won the U.S. leg of the 2013 Grand Prix season, the Q-Ball system from Camera Corps, a Vitec Group company with extensive experience in designing specialty camera systems, was on-hand to capture the action. The host broadcaster relies on Q-Ball to provide unobtrusive, high quality HD video to capture these special moments, most pointedly this season when pictures of Vettel accepting his trophy as the four-time winner of the 2013 Grand Prix at the Indian Grand Prix were broadcast to millions worldwide.
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POP Sound and Soundelux DMG Combine Forces
Pacific Ocean Post (POP) today announced a merger with Soundelux Design Music Group (DMG). Moving forward under the Pacific Ocean Post banner, the combined company will offer expanded capabilities to service the creative and technical requirements of content creators working across all media platforms.
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Alphadogs In Tune With Creative Workflows For Documentary Feature Sing Over Me
News: Alphadogs In Tune With Creative Workflows For Documentary Feature Sing Over MeThe journey to your true and authentic self is something almost all people aspire to attain. Going about finding your true self however, takes a lot of courage and strength. Recently completing post services at Burbank based AlphaDogs Post Production, the documentary feature "Sing Over Me" explores how modern-day psalmist Dennis Jernigan went from years of depression and despair while leading a double life, to becoming a writer of some of the most popular Christian songs of all time, discovering his true identity along the way.
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Alphadogs Cruise The Sunset Strip
News: Alphadogs Cruise The Sunset StripHollywood’s infamous Sunset Strip has a heart and soul of its very own. Just a mile-and-a-half long, the strip started as just a humble dirt road that connected Hollywood studios to a new development called Beverly Hills. This was only the beginning of what would later become one of the most recognized boulevards in the world. In the feature documentary "Sunset Strip," written and directed by Hans Fjellestad, audiences are taken on a journey through time with gangsters, musicians, movie celebrities and dreamers from all walks of life that have made Sunset Strip what it is today. Recently finishing post services with Burbank based AlphaDogs, the film is now available On Demand and DVD. (http://sunsetstripthemovie.com/)
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Tiger Aspect Avoids Spilling Blood Over Digital Dailies Review on “Ripper Street” With Aframe
News: Tiger Aspect Avoids Spilling Blood Over Digital Dailies Review on “Ripper Street” With AframeBy Moving to Aframe’s Secure Cloud Service, Tiger Aspect Make Dailies and Rough Cuts Accessible, Fast - and Easily Available Online, iPads or Laptops - while Saving Time and Hassle
Aframe announced that its cloud video production platform helped London production firm Tiger Aspect Productions to solve a classic challenge in TV drama production: getting digital dailies and other works in process assembled, reviewed and distributed efficiently with a large and geographically dispersed team of professionals on the move.
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NextComputing Unveils New High-Performance Workstation for Content Creation Professionals
Compact, mini-tower workstation offers ultimate balance of processing, storage for working unhindered with high-resolution imagery
NextComputing, a leading manufacturer of small footprint, high-performance workstations and servers, has announced the Nucleus EXP - the latest and most powerful addition yet to its Nucleus family of workstation computers. The Nucleus EXP features a mini-tower chassis housing dual Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v2 series processors, up to twenty (20) internal 2.5" hard drives or SSDs (Solid State Drives), and support for three high-end, dual-width graphics cards. These unique capabilities allow creative professionals working with high-resolution imagery such as 4K and 6K video to work fluidly in real time, freeing them from restrictive and time-consuming workflows.
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NuContext Creative Names Laura Feldman as New Director of Creative Services
News: NuContext Creative Names Laura Feldman as New Director of Creative ServicesNuContext Creative continues their 2013 expansion by welcoming Laura Feldman as their new Director of Creative Services. Feldman returns to L.A. from her previous stints at DDB Worldwide and Droga5 in New York City. Angela Guice, Founder/Executive Producer of the multi-award winning entertainment marketing agency, made the announcement. In her new post, Feldman will spearhead the creative supervision and project management of NuContext Creative’s On-Air and Digital marketing teams.
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Miraizon Releases Cinematize Pro HD - Industry’s First Full Quality HD Clip Extractor for Blu-Ray and AVCHD
Miraizon®, a Daly City-based digital media software company, announced today the immediate availability of its new product Cinematize® Pro HD. Cinematize Pro HD is the industry’s first full quality HD clip extractor for Blu-ray and AVCHD. Unlike other seemingly similar tools, Cinematize Pro HD is unique in its ability to extract clips of any length, from any part of even complex Blu-Ray or AVCHD media, and decode them into editable formats while preserving the full original HD quality with little or no degradation.
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DuArt Adds 21 Edit Bays And Two Insert Stages To Post Production Facility
News: DuArt Adds 21 Edit Bays And Two Insert Stages To Post Production FacilityCompletely Renovated 7th Floor Increases Capacity for NYC’s Comprehensive Post Facility
DuArt, New York City’s comprehensive audio, video and digital media post facility, has added new capacity for its production and post clients. The latest expansion at DuArt includes 21 additional edit bays, along with two new insert stages.
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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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Post-production Company Uses Snell’s Alchemist OD to Convert Muse 4K Ultra HD Concert
News: Post-production Company Uses Snell’s Alchemist OD to Convert Muse 4K Ultra HD ConcertStadium rockers Muse recorded their concert in Rome’s Olympic stadium in July this year in breathtaking 4K. Serpent Productions recorded the gig in both HD and 4K simultaneously using Sony F55 cameras.
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BTV Post Completes World’s First 4K Digital Cinema Frame Rate Conversion From 25p to 24p With Snell’s Alchemist OD
News: BTV Post Completes World’s First 4K Digital Cinema Frame Rate Conversion From 25p to 24p With Snell’s Alchemist ODPost-production Company Uses Snell’s Alchemist OD to Convert Muse 4K Ultra HD Concert
Stadium rockers Muse recorded their concert in Rome’s Olympic stadium in July this year in breathtaking 4K. Serpent Productions recorded the gig in both HD and 4K simultaneously using Sony F55 cameras.
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"Video Shooter: Mastering Storytelling Techniques, Third Edition" By Barry Braverm Out Now!
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From Barry Braverman the 2nd Unit cinematographer of "Moonrise Kingdom" and Wes Anderson's original short subject "Bottle Rocket" comes "Video Shooter: Mastering Storytelling Techniques, Third Edition," a new book from The Focal Press. "Video Shooter" is a uniquely humorous and insightful guidebook that goes beyond the equipment and shooting technicalities to instill a practical and deep appreciation for the craft of visual storytelling. In his book Braverman draws from decades of experience working on high-profile documentaries and feature films to explain the makings of a truly compelling cinematic experience and program.
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MTI Film Adds J.D. Vandenberghe as Product Manager
News: MTI Film Adds J.D. Vandenberghe as Product ManagerFormer ARRI workflow specialist will spearhead Cortex development.
MTI Film, a leading developer of software applications for dailies processing, media transcoding and film restoration, has appointed Jean-Dominique “J.D.” Vandenberghe as Product Manager. Formerly Workflow Project Manager at ARRI, Vandenberghe brings a strong background in engineering and mathematics, and broad experience with digital cinema camera systems and workflow technologies.
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Sound Devices 788T Keeps Viewers Hooked On "Breaking Bad"
News: Sound Devices 788T Keeps Viewers Hooked On "Breaking Bad"Emmy Award-Nominated Sound Mixer Relies on Sound Devices Mixers and Recorders
When Production Sound Mixer Darryl L. Frank, CAS, takes to the set of the critically acclaimed AMC series "Breaking Bad" to capture the hit drama’s dynamic sound, he turns to the 788T and 744T Digital Audio Recorders, 442 Production Mixer and CL-WiFi Interface for 788T from Sound Devices, specialists in portable audio and video products for field production. He and his team were recently recognized with a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series, for their work on the show.
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Arrow Media’s Latest ”Hairy Bikers” Series Uses Aframe’s Cloud Video Platform To Save Storage Costs, Enable Secure Remote Review & Approval
News: Arrow Media’s Latest ”Hairy Bikers” Series Uses Aframe’s Cloud Video Platform To Save Storage Costs, Enable Secure Remote Review & ApprovalTriple-Redundant Secure Cloud Backup Saves 3 TB of Storage And Saves The Day If Drives Fail, While Enabling Secure Remote Viewings For Production Team, Commissioners and Broadcaster
Aframe said that Arrow Media, award-winning producers of long-form video programming in the UK and worldwide, is using the Aframe cloud video production and asset management platform to expedite production and enable secure, lower cost and highly redundant cloud storage for the latest series from the wildly popular “Hairy Bikers,” TV chefs Si King and David Myers who are stepping out of the kitchen for the first time.
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Aliens With An Appetite Descend Upon AlphaDogs
News: Aliens With An Appetite Descend Upon AlphaDogsAliens with a ravenous appetite for summertime campers have descended upon AlphaDogs in the action sci-fi thriller "Alien Hunger." Starring Richard Hatch (Battlestar Galactica) and Vernon Wells (Road Warrior, Commando) "Alien Hunger" keeps audiences on the edge of their seats as something that’s "not of this earth" terrorizes and feeds on the flesh of campers only yards away from the comforts of the park rangers' home. The film will screen at various festivals and be available on DVD later this year.
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Margarita Mix Hollywood Adds Color Finishing to Become a One-Stop Shop
News: Margarita Mix Hollywood Adds Color Finishing to Become a One-Stop ShopMargarita Mix Hollywood, a FotoKem company that has been providing award-winning audio post services to the entertainment and advertising industries for 34 years, has developed a unique post production finishing workflow that includes the addition of two color suites and an upgraded hub for media management. The expansion and inventive new process enable content creators to complete audio and video work simultaneously at a single facility, adding speed and cost efficiencies to the workflow.
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Starz and Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution Announce Multiyear Film Library Licensing Agreement
Expansive Deal Fortifies Pipeline of Great Movies for STARZ and ENCORE Premium Channels, On Demand and Online/PLAY Services
Starz and Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution announced a multiyear film library licensing agreement for hundreds of Fox movies to air commercial-free on the STARZ and ENCORE premium channels and associated HD, on-demand, and authenticated online offerings, including STARZ PLAY and ENCORE PLAY.
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American Empire Occupies AlphaDogs Domain
News: American Empire Occupies AlphaDogs DomainBurbank based AlphaDogs Post Production is pleased to announce the release of the docufilm "American Empire" on Amazon instant streaming and DVD this July. The film is also available on i-Tunes, Vudu and Xbox.
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Belmont Media Center Improves Local Sports Coverage with Broadcast Pix Mica
News: Belmont Media Center Improves Local Sports Coverage with Broadcast Pix MicaBroadcast Pix™ today announced Belmont Media Center (BMC), a PEG station with three channels serving the town of Belmont, Mass., has improved its local sports coverage with a new remote HD studio anchored by a Broadcast Pix Mica™ 500 integrated production system.
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Cinedigm Powers Global Distribution Service With Aspera
The largest worldwide aggregator of independent digital content has deployed solutions from Aspera to achieve high-speed deliveries to its distribution partners
Aspera, Inc., creators of next-generation software technologies that move the world’s large data at maximum speed, today announced that Cinedigm, the leading entertainment distributor and largest aggregator of independent digital content worldwide, is now using Aspera’s high-speed fasp™ technology for digital content deliveries to all of its partner distribution platforms, as well as to pull in content from independent film producers and studios.
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Beyond International Relies On Aspera High-Speed Transfer To Power Global Production Workflows
Aspera transfers full-resolution content between production teams enabling global workflows for highly rated shows
Booth #5G2-05 — Aspera, Inc., creators of next-generation software technologies that move the world’s large data at maximum speed, today announced that Beyond International, a leading global production company with over 3900 hours of global television to its credit, has expanded its deployment of Aspera’s high-speed fasp™ technology for production of hit shows such as "MythBusters", "Selling Houses", "Deadly Women", "Behind Mansion Walls" and "Toy Box."
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The Wizard of Oz in 3D & IMAX® for the First Time Ever!
News: The Wizard of Oz in 3D & IMAX® for the First Time Ever!Warner Bros. to Celebrate the Film’s 75th Anniversary with Huge Fall 2013 Initiative Film Returns to the Big Screen for Exclusive IMAX® 3D One-Week Run on September 20, The 75th Anniversary Collector’s Edition Available October 1 on Blu-ray™, Blu-ray 3D™, DVD and UltraViolet™
Marking the 75th anniversary of "The Wizard of Oz," Warner Bros. has produced a 3D remastered version of the film which will launch a comprehensive, cross-divisional campaign encompassing theatrical, home entertainment, consumer products and a number of promotional partnerships.
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Master Revolution: DVnor Builds File-based Media Facility Around AmberFin Ingest, Transcoding and QC Technology
News: Master Revolution: DVnor Builds File-based Media Facility Around AmberFin Ingest, Transcoding and QC TechnologyAmberFin iCR Opens Doors to New Ways of Working at Leading Scandinavian Media Facility
Leading Scandinavian media facility, Oslo-based DVnor, has announced the successful completion of an infrastructure expansion project which sees it basing its digital file-based workflows on the AmberFin iCR software platform. Established in 2005 as a mastering facility to support the production of physical media such as DVD and Blu-ray in the local Norwegian market, DVnor’s adoption of file-based workflows enables the media facility to efficiently create file-based masters. These masters are subsequently transcoded into a number of formats to service Scandinavian customers such as iTunes, Netflix and IPTV VOD service providers. On this project, AmberFin has worked closely with its regional channel partner, Danmon Norge.
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Walmart and Warner Bros. Give Superman Fans Exclusive Opportunity to See "Man of Steel" First
Tickets to the June 13 nationwide advance screening on sale at Walmart on May 18
Superman fans, mark your calendars! Walmart announced today that it has partnered with Warner Bros. to give its customers exclusive access to see Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures' "Man of Steel" in theaters nationwide before the film's official release. This program marks the first time in entertainment history that a studio has partnered with a retailer to provide such an opportunity for fans.
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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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Fanboys Of My Little Pony Gallop Into AlphaDogs
The biggest fans of "My Little Pony" are not limited to little girls anymore and may be surpassed by adult men, or otherwise known as “Bronies” who now are presumably one of the fastest growing fan bases of the franchise. Business professionals from all walks of life (including some women) are finding the true meaning of “friendship is magic” in a community that allows men to be sensitive and compassionate, without being viewed as weak.
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Digital Bytes Sees the Future of 4K Production with Facilis TerraBlock
News: Digital Bytes Sees the Future of 4K Production with Facilis TerraBlockA talented team of creatives at Utah-based video production studio Digital Bytes, Inc. supports local and national companies such as e-Bay, AMC, Rio Tinto and Ernst & Young with production and post services for a wide range of projects, from commercials and corporate videos to live events and documentaries. To deliver high-quality results that keep customers coming back, the team relies on a solid post production workflow managed by Digital Bytes Multimedia Producer Kiyoshi Nagahama.
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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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AJA Technology Fuels King of Hammers 2013 Live Broadcasts
News: AJA Technology Fuels King of Hammers 2013 Live BroadcastsEvery year in February, more than 170 of the most formidable Ultra 4 Racing teams assemble in Johnson Valley, CA to battle it out in front of 45,000 spectators for the chance to win the world's most challenging off-road race - The King of Hammers. Sponsored by Nitto Tire and broadcast live to 600,000 online fans, the competition combines every off-road discipline imaginable – from desert racing to rock crawling and short course.
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LYON Video Deploys Grass Valley LDX Cameras for Live HD Mobile Productions
Twelve LDX WorldCam systems deliver uncompromised performance to the LYON12 mobile production truck
Mobile production company LYON Video has deployed 12 Grass Valley® LDX WorldCam™ camera systems for use in its LYON12 mobile production truck, which broadcasts various sporting events for customers including ESPN, SPEED, and FOX Sports Network. In conjunction with an existing fleet of Grass Valley cameras, the new LDX units recently covered the conclusion of regular season play of NCAA men’s college basketball on ESPN as well as the 61st annual "12 hours of Sebring" auto endurance race at Sebring (Florida) International Raceway.
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Hitachi-LG Data Storage and Optical Vaults Announce Worldwide Joint Sales and Marketing Agreement
News: Hitachi-LG Data Storage and Optical Vaults Announce Worldwide Joint Sales and Marketing AgreementOptical Vaults to Sell and Integrate Hitachi-LG Data Storage Enterprise-Class BDL 500 Blu-ray Disc Optical Archiving System Worldwide
Booth #C154: Hitachi-LG Data Storage, Inc. (HLDS), a joint company of Hitachi, Ltd. And LG Electronics, Inc., and Optical Vaults, a leading optical storage technology and services company, today announced a joint sales and marketing agreement in which Optical Vaults will sell, integrate, and service the enterprise-class HLDS Blu-ray Disc (BD) Optical Archiving System.
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Mistika Performs A Starring Role At London’s BTV Post To Bring Shakespeare To Life From Open Air Stage To Cinema Screen Across Different Genres
News: Mistika Performs A Starring Role At London’s BTV Post To Bring Shakespeare To Life From Open Air Stage To Cinema Screen Across Different Genres“Mistika's fantastic “digital printer lights tool” proved a great asset in restoring balance to the image...One of the most beneficial features in Mistika throughout this project is the “selection ganging” feature of the storyboard.” Ian Grey, Mistika VFX Artist and Colour Grader, BTV Post
Soho-based BTV Post is currently using Mistika for the grading, online finishing and digital mastering for all platform deliveries of Shakespeare's Globe's fourth season of filmed live theatre performances of The Taming of the Shrew, Henry V and Twelfth Night for an international Shakespeare experience.
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AlphaDogs Post Inflicts Suspense In New Indie Thriller
As any good indie filmmaker knows, post-production is an extremely important part of the puzzle when it comes to creating a great independent film. The process can often become overwhelming however, and leave the indie filmmaker unsure of how to begin post-production or find a facility that caters to the specific needs of independent filmmaking.
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Dramatic Feature Film Depicting The Life And Times Of Mother Teresa Utilizes The Full Range Of Post Production Services From Blue Room Post
News: Dramatic Feature Film Depicting The Life And Times Of Mother Teresa Utilizes The Full Range Of Post Production Services From Blue Room PostWritten & Directed By William C. Riead, “The Letters” Stars Juliet Stevenson, Max Von Sydow, And Rutger Hauer
Filmmaker William C. Riead is currently in the completion stages of post production on his upcoming epic biopic “The Letters,” depicting 50-years in the life of Mother Teresa, who died in 1997. Mr. Riead turned to Blue Room Post, located at Raleigh Manhattan Beach Studios, to deliver a full range of post production services on this historically accurate epic, 10-years in the making.
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Bemis Balkind Promotes Jeffrey Almeida to VP Account Services
News: Bemis Balkind Promotes Jeffrey Almeida to VP Account ServicesCreative marketing agency Bemis Balkind has promoted Jeffrey Almeida to the position of VP, Account Services. The announcement was made by agency partners Peter Bemis and Aubrey Balkind.
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Digital Vision's Phoenix Automates and Refines Restoration Workflow
News: Digital Vision's Phoenix Automates and Refines Restoration WorkflowSoftware Powers Efforts of High Hat Post and Periscope Film
From riding the surf to diving to the ocean's depths in a submarine, Digital Vision's Phoenix Refine restoration software is helping to power the efforts of High Hat Post and Periscope Film. Currently, Phoenix is a crucial tool at High Hat Post in the restoration of a collection of vintage 16 mm surfing movies, as well as current productions. Periscope Film is using Phoenix to automate the restoration of the company's acquired military footage. Both High Hat Post and Periscope Film attribute the success of their workflows to the unmatched features that Phoenix offers, including its ability to automatically remove dirt, dust, scratches and grain.
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West Post Digital Now Making Available Rental Space Which Includes Avids
News: West Post Digital Now Making Available Rental Space Which Includes AvidsWest Post Digital, a leading online post production company based in Santa Monica, is now offering turnkey offline suites as part of its rental space within its 20,000 sq. ft. building. The complement of gear includes Avid Media Composers, Producer Stations, and Unity, all completely wired and readily accessible.
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Studio City, CA Based Media City Sound Recruits Rick Larimore as VP Post Production
Media City Sound brings aboard former Jet Stream Sound Executive and Director to build independent film, scripted television and games post-production, at their Studio City stages.
Studio City‐based Media City Sound announced today that it has brought aboard Rick Larimore to support and build their independent film, scripted television and games footprint at the Studio City post-production facility and increase its capabilities in the independent film area. Larimore will employ the experience of over 25 years as a post production professional focusing on audio and four years of studio ownership supported by the company’s roster of 25 experienced and award-winning mixers, editors, composers, and an expert support staff.
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West Post Digital Names Tamara Gagarin As Business Development Executive In Move To Expand Company’s Outreach Within Independent And Documentary Film Arenas
News: West Post Digital Names Tamara Gagarin As Business Development Executive In Move To Expand Company’s Outreach Within Independent And Documentary Film ArenasWest Post Digital, a leading online post production company based in Santa Monica, has named Tamara Gagarin as Business Development Executive. Today’s announcement comes in conjunction with the company’s efforts to expand its industry outreach within the feature film arena.
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Visual Data Announces Opening of New Premier Facility
Company to Launch 21st Century Facility in Burbank
Visual Data Media Services - an industry leading provider of integrated end-to-end post production solutions and distribution for all media outlets - has announced the opening date of their new, state-of-the-art facility in Burbank, California. The new location will greatly expand the capacity of Visual Data's current space and was designed from scratch to support 21st century workflows and accommodate the needs of a changing industry. Upon taking ownership of the Hollywood Way building earlier this year, the veteran post production company gutted the space to its outside walls, and an innovative, data centric facility arose in its place. The new Visual Data location will open its doors, with no interruption in service, on January 2, 2013.
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MacVideo Promo Launches Holiday Bundle, Offers Massive Savings
6 great Mac video apps and tools for just $199.95, over 85% off the regular price
MacVideo Promo, an etailer specializing in unique money-saving bundles of apps, plug-ins, templates, and training for Mac video enthusiasts, today announced their inaugural bundle for the 2012 holiday season. A $1,500+ value, the MacVideo Promo Holiday Bundle includes the following components for just $199.95:
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Sony Announces Editing Suites for Vegas Pro and Movie Studio Platinum
Sony Creative Software, a leading global provider of professional editing and authoring applications, today released two suite packages, Movie Studio Platinum: Visual Effects Suite 2 and Vegas™ Pro 12 Suite. Both come equipped with versions of the visual effects software HitFilm 2 from London-based development company, FXhome. These new collections enable users to dramatically enhance their productions with professional special effects via a seamless and integrated workflow. Vegas Pro 12 Suite also offers a diverse bundling of professional audio and video editing applications, soundtracks, and more.
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ITV SignPost Selects AmberFin iCR to Provide Media File Capture, Transcode & Format Conversion Solution in Drive to HD File-based Workflows
News: ITV SignPost Selects AmberFin iCR to Provide Media File Capture, Transcode & Format Conversion Solution in Drive to HD File-based WorkflowsAmberFin today announce that SignPost - the UK’s leading supplier of British Sign Language (BSL) on-screen services and part of leading commercial UK broadcaster, ITV - has positioned AmberFin iCR at the heart of its new high definition (HD) file-based production and delivery workflow.
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MTI Film Releases Cortex
New family of on-set/near-set dailies solutions supports all camera systems and features tools for playback, color, synchronization, metadata and transcoding.
MTI Film announces the release of its groundbreaking Cortex line of software-based dailies solutions. Developed from the ground up to support today’s file-based production workflows, Cortex provides an all-in-one solution for digital media management with simple but powerful tools for playback, color, audio synchronization, metadata management and transcoding.
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Lightworks Brings Led Zeppelin’s “Celebration Day” to Life
With over 20 million people eager to get their hands on tickets to their first headline show in 27 years, Led Zeppelin’s 2007 London concert was one of the hottest events on the planet. The release of the live concert film “Celebration Day” on 19 November gives those millions who missed out the chance to experience the performance in all its glory.
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Colorfront Wins Emmy Award For On-Set Dailies
News: Colorfront Wins Emmy Award For On-Set DailiesColorfront On-Set Dailies continues to dominate file-based production on major motion pictures and episodic TV shows
Academy Award-winning developer Colorfront today announced it has been awarded a 2012 Primetime Engineering Emmy from the Academy Of Television Arts And Sciences for Colorfront On-Set Dailies, the market-leading on-set dailies system for motion picture and TV production.
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Mel Brooks To Receive 41st AFI Life Achievement Award
News: Mel Brooks To Receive 41st AFI Life Achievement AwardAmerica's Highest Honor for a Career in Film to be Presented June 6, 2013; Tribute will Air on TNT and Turner Classic Movies
Sir Howard Stringer, Chair of the American Film Institute’s Board of Trustees, announced today the Board’s decision to honor Mel Brooks with the 41st AFI Life Achievement Award, the highest honor for a career in film. The award will be presented to Brooks at a gala tribute on Thursday, June 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, CA.
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Big Logo Advertising, In Partnership With Blue Room Post, Delivers New, Three-Spot Ad Campaign For Top Infiniti Dealership
News: Big Logo Advertising, In Partnership With Blue Room Post, Delivers  New, Three-Spot Ad Campaign For Top Infiniti DealershipBig Logo Advertising has completed a new, three-spot ad campaign for client Infiniti of Scottsdale, AZ, one of the country’s leading Infiniti dealerships. Big Logo conceived, wrote and produced the spots for broadcast and social media uses. Blue Room Post, in partnership, provided all of the post-production services necessary to complete this new campaign.
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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.
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Lionsgate And Studiocanal Expand Worldwide Partnership, Establish Long-Term Agreement For Germany And Austria
Multiyear Agreement Is Latest Step In Lionsgate's Creation of An International Distribution Network With Blue-Chip Partners In Major Territories Around The World
Building on their multifaceted worldwide partnership and continuing the Lionsgate strategy of creating an international distribution network with blue-chip partners in major territories around the world, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a leading global entertainment company, has signed a multiyear agreement with media giant STUDIOCANAL for Lionsgate films in Germany and Austria, the two companies announced today.
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Sony Debuts New Technology at IBC
Technology Previews, Software Workshops, and Demonstrations Of New Applications, all slated for IBC 2012
Sony Creative Software, a leading global provider of professional editing and authoring applications, will offer show attendees a sneak peek of Vegas™ Pro 12, the soon-to-be released version of their award winning NLE, along with Sound Forge™ Pro Mac, the first version of this popular digital audio editor designed exclusively for the OS X platform. In addition to these technology previews, demonstrations will be provided for SpectraLayers, the newly released audio waveform editing software, and DoStudio, the Blu-ray Disc™ encoding and authoring application.
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Azteca America Selects Digital Nirvana's Monitor IQ for Broadcast Monitoring
Leading U.S. Hispanic network uses Monitor IQ™ Essentials to ensure FCC compliance across multiple channels
Azteca America, the nation’s third largest Hispanic television network based in Glendale, CA, has chosen Digital Nirvana’s Monitor IQ™ Essentials BMS (Broadcast Monitoring System) to ensure FCC regulatory compliance of its many network feeds.
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Olfert Kempff Joins Advanced Systems Group
Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading West Coast video and film integration firm, has hired industry veteran Olfert Kempff, who will work as logistics coordinator and purchasing assistant, supporting the company and its customers through equipment purchases and inventories.
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Major Motion Picture "ParaNorman" Releases Soundtrack by Jon Brion Today
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Sound Devices 788T Gives Gold Medal-Worthy Performance For Summer Games Documentary
News: Sound Devices 788T Gives Gold Medal-Worthy Performance For Summer Games DocumentaryDigital Audio Recorder Captures Sounds of World-Class Athletes in Action
Sound Devices, experts in portable audio and video products for field production, is pleased to announce that its 788T digital audio recorder captured the sound of world-class athletes in action for Beat 2012, a documentary chronicling Mark Ronson’s creation of Coca-Cola’s anthem for the 2012 Summer Games. Ronson, along with Location Sound Recordist Diego Sanchez, relied on the 788T to record the sounds of the five different athletes from five different countries and five different disciplines selected for the film.
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Relativity Music Group Releases Highly Anticipated Jon Brion Movie Soundtrack For ParaNorman August 14th
ParaNorman, the new stop-motion animated comedy thriller, will be released in theaters everywhere on August 17th. The soundtrack, with its music by famed composer, record producer, and singer-songwriter Jon Brion is set for release August 14th from Relativity Music Group.
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Sony Creative Software Announces Availability Of Cloud-Based Social Collaboration Service
Pixelcast™ Provides Features To Uniquely Share Experiences In A Fun And Interactive Environment
Sony Creative Software, a leading provider of professional video and audio editing applications, today announced the availability of Pixelcast, a new online media sharing service. Pixelcast encourages collaboration between friends and family with videos, photos, and music to create a complete multimedia experience. Videos can also be uploaded directly to Pixelcast.com from within the newly upgraded Movie Studio Platinum 12 software, making it easier than ever for users to share creations with others.
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AJA Ki Pro Rack Rocks For Elton John
News: AJA Ki Pro Rack Rocks For Elton JohnSix-time Grammy winner Elton John is currently headlining a three-year gig at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. His show ,“The Million Dollar Piano,” is reportedly named for his new piano which took manufacturer Yamaha four years to build. Several times a week, John spends two hours dazzling audiences with hit after hit accompanied by his trademark flair, and recently, one of John’s performances was recorded for a DVD release of the legend’s chartoppers.
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Sony Announces Availability of SpectraLayers
SpectraLayers™ Unlocks Mixed Audio Files and Allows Defined Layers to be Edited Independently with an Unprecedented Degree of Precision
Sony Creative Software, a leading global provider of professional editing and authoring applications, today released SpectraLayers™, the newest addition to its line of award-winning software for audio and video production. An intelligent audio editing program, SpectraLayers operates directly on waveform spectra using a wide variety of smart editing tools. Through this application, users can more accurately edit audio by graphically dividing files into discrete, user-defined layers that can be processed independently and reintegrated to achieve flawless master files.
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Relativity Music Group Releases Highly Anticipated Jon Brion Movie Soundtrack For ParaNorman August 14th
ParaNorman, the new stop-motion animated comedy thriller, will be released in theaters everywhere on August 17th. The soundtrack, with its music by famed composer, record producer, and singer-songwriter Jon Brion is set for release August 14th from Relativity Music Group.
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Lights, Camera, Action: Learning Is In Session This Summer As Teens Produce Feature Film To Benefit Boys & Girls Club, A First Of Its Kind Collaboration
Thanks to significant support from AT&T and Taco Bell Foundation for Teens' Graduate to Go initiative, Dreaming Tree Foundation and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) are giving more than 200 youth a unique experience to create a feature film this summer that will benefit BGCA's youth education efforts.
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Aframe Delivers for London’s Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) By Putting Video Footage In the Cloud
News: Aframe Delivers for London’s Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) By Putting Video Footage In the CloudSave Time, Hassle By Using Aframe’s Cloud Video Production Network to Distribute Clips; High-Speed Ingest for Production Crews, Journalists Needing to Send Footage Back Home
London 2012’s Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) had an Olympic-sized task to deliver – building new and temporary venues, improving sports facilities, and transport infrastructure for the London games. When it needed to create and distribute promotional videos to accredited broadcasters around the globe –fast – and handle the demand that the Olympics would generate, the ODA relied on Aframe, the cloud video production platform. Aframe’s new-age workflow delivers broadcast-quality footage faster, easier and more cost-effectively than traditional video production and delivery methods.
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NBC Universal Chooses MTI Film's Control Dailies
News: NBC Universal Chooses MTI Film's Control DailiesStudio also boosts restoration pipeline with additional purchase of MTI Films’ Correct DRS™
NBC Universal has selected MTI Film’s Control Dailies Enterprise and Cortex::ControlDailies as its solution for processing digital camera dailies. The company has also increased its digital film restoration capacity through the purchase of additional seats of MTI Film’s Correct DRS™.
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Belgian Federal Police Capture Bird's Eye View of the Country with Ki Pro Mini
News: Belgian Federal Police Capture Bird's Eye View of the Country with Ki Pro MiniFrom pursuing criminal suspects to searching for missing persons and assisting with traffic collisions, the Belgian Federal Police Air Support Unit (DAFA) patrols the country from a bird's eye view each day. As a part of its daily routine, DAFA operates four McDonnell Douglas Helicopters equipped with Ki Pro Mini tapeless recording devices - capturing footage for special operations, public order, judicial inquiries and environmental control.
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Digital Nirvana To Spotlight Loudness Monitoring For Monitor IQ™ At Broadcast Asia 2012
News: Digital Nirvana To Spotlight Loudness Monitoring For Monitor IQ™ At Broadcast Asia 2012Broadcast Monitoring System Incorporates Loudness Monitoring and Logging from Minnetonka Audio Software
Digital Nirvana’s flagship broadcast monitoring system (BMS), Monitor IQ, will be showcased at Broadcast Asia 2012, from June 19-22 at the Suntec International Convention Center in Singapore (Booth 4N4-08). At the show, one of the key Monitor IQ features that will be demonstrated is its powerful loudness monitoring and audio logging capability, including OEM software licensed from Minnetonka Audio Software, Inc.
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C21 Digital Entertainment Captures with Bluefish444
Bluefish444 announced that Digital Entertainment (P) Ltd is utilizing the Bluefish444 Epoch|2K Horizon card for capture and recording on HDCAMSR/D5, and capture and encoding for DVD and BluRay.
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Sony Announces Release of Updated DoStudio Applications
Sony Creative Software, a leading global provider of professional editing and authoring applications, today announced the availability of DoStudio™ Authoring 2.5, DoStudio™ Encoder 2.5, a professional series of Blu-ray Disc™ authoring applications. Seamlessly installing alongside other Sony Creative Software products, the DoStudio product line features the ability to create interactive 2D and 3D Blu-ray Discs, for duplication and replication in compliance with the Blu-ray Disc specifications.
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Burbank’s FILMLOOK MEDIA and POST Adds Colour Grading via FilmLight’s Baselight
News: Burbank’s FILMLOOK MEDIA and POST Adds Colour Grading via FilmLight’s BaselightIn a move to significantly improve and expand its services, Burbank post-production facility FILMLOOK Media and Post has purchased a Baselight colour grading system from FilmLight. The new system, which includes FilmLight’s revolutionary Blackboard 2 control panel, allows FILMLOOK, for the first time, to provide its television clients, who include Disney Channel, Fox, CBS, ESPN and HBO, with colour grading services in a file-based workflow. It also allows the company to initiate a new service: DCP mastering for feature films.
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BBC Radio One Installs ATEM 2 M/E Production Switcher
News: BBC Radio One Installs ATEM 2 M/E Production SwitcherBlackmagic Design has announced the ATEM 2 M/E Production Switcher, along with the Blackmagic Design HyperDeck Studio, will be used to visualize the BBC Radio One Official Chart Show online.
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Mediatec Chooses LYNX Technik Interfaces for New Streamlined Outside Broadcast Van Concept
News: Mediatec Chooses LYNX Technik Interfaces for New Streamlined Outside Broadcast Van ConceptMediatec Broadcast, a European provider that specializes in the management and delivery of technical solutions for broadcast and event productions, has chosen LYNX Technik modular interface solutions for the production and broadcast of sporting and other special events throughout Europe. The new Mediatec OB Van will be based in Sweden and is currently being used for the media and television production services of Sweden's most popular and elite sports league, the Swedish Hockey League.
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WONDROS Signs Director Peter Care
Wondros, Los Angeles has added lauded commercial, music video, TV and feature film director Peter Care to their roster. Care comes to Wondros from Bob Industries. He has helmed spots for nearly every major brand in the world, directed the cult classic feature, The Dangerous Lives Of Altar Boys, and was given MTV’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006 for his extensive work in music videos.
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CRASH+SUES Rocks With Stop-Motion Animation + VFX For Imagination Movers’ New DVD for Kids of All Ages
News: CRASH+SUES Rocks With Stop-Motion Animation + VFX For Imagination Movers’ New DVD for Kids of All Ages‘Rock-o-Matic’ Heralds the Emmy Award-winning Band’s 2012 Nationwide Tour and The New Season Of Its Hit Series on the Disney Junior Network
When the Imagination Movers were ready to release “Rock-o-Matic,” their latest DVD of music videos targeted to children and parents alike, they came to CRASH+SUES (C+S) for an innovate approach to creating music video vignettes that would bring their songs to life. The full-service post production company’s multi-disciplined team took a fresh, collaborative approach to the project, providing a full pallet of editorial, visual effects, stop motion animation, color correction and finishing – as well as some production services – for six of the seven videos featured on the DVD, in addition to cutting all of the interstitials and authoring the disk.
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Bodega's HELLO LONESOME on DVD on May 29th
New York/San Francisco-based content creation/production company Bodega is proud to announce the DVD release, through Film Movement, of indie feature film Hello Lonesome starring James Urbaniak (American Splendor), Lynn Cohen (Sex and the City), Sabrina Lloyd (Aaron Sorkin’s Sports Night), Harry Chase, and Nate Smith. The Spirit Award-nominated film weaves together the worlds of six flawed yet endearing individuals as they explore those age-old human desires: to love and be loved. The film, which received the Best Ensemble Jury Award at the 2010 Los Angeles Film Festival, will be available for purchase in retail locations in the U.S. and Canada and streaming online through iTunes, Amazon, Hulu and Netflix on May 29, 2012.
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Odyssey Pictures Partners With IndiePIX
New Sales/Distribution Agreement Boosts Odyssey's Inventory
Odyssey Pictures Corporation (OTCQB: OPIX) (Odyssey), a publicly traded media and entertainment company, announces a sales and distribution partnership with IndiePIX, a leading online film distribution service for the independent film community.
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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.
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DuArt Authors Joe Satriani’s “Satchurated: Live In Montreal” 2D & 3D Blu-Ray Release At For Cinemusica
Home Release for 2D & 3D Live Concert Film by World-Renowned Guitarist Completed at Full-Service NYC TV & Film Post Facility
Joe Satriani, widely recognized as one of the world’s top guitarists, has added to his legacy with the release of the new live-concert film, "Satchurated: Live in Montreal." The HD film was authored for both 2D and 3D Blu-Ray release by DuArt, NYC’s full-service video and audio post facility.
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Sorenson Media Survey Reveals MP4 Leads Wide Range of Formats Used for Web and Mobile Viewing
Sorenson Media today announced key results of a survey that the company conducted among its diverse, global user base of hundreds of thousands of video professionals. The survey reveals that MP4 leads a wide range of video formats used by video professionals for distribution on the web and mobile devices – 69 percent of users employ it regularly for the web and 58 percent use it for mobile.
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Sony Creative Reveals New Technology At NAB
Precision Waveform Editing Application and Plug-in for Automated Themes in Vegas™ Pro 11 Showcased at 2012 NAB Show
Sony Creative Software, a leading global provider of professional editing and authoring applications, today announced new innovative audio and video editing tools for professionals set for release this summer. The latest additions to the Sony Creative Software product line include: Spectral Layers™, an audio editing platform featuring precise sound shaping capabilities and a unique visual workflow; and ThemeBuilder™ for Vegas™ Pro, a plug-in that enables intelligent template building for professional video projects. Both products are scheduled for technology demonstrations in the Sony booth.
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Qumu Pathfinder Release: Intelligent Routing of Video Content
Qumu Pathfinder knows who you are, where you are, and what type of device you are using
Qumu, the leading business video platform provider and a Rimage company (NASDAQ: RIMG), today announced its 6.2 release of the Qumu Video Control Center product, which includes new, patent-pending technology called “Pathfinder”. Qumu Pathfinder represents a breakthrough in guaranteeing all users of streaming video receive a quality viewing experience regardless of their location or device.
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DTS Alliance With Adobe Brings DTS High-Definition Audio To Adobe Creative Suite Users
DTS and Adobe Address Rising Demand Among Professionals for High-Definition Audio Authoring Tools
DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI), a leader in high-definition audio technology, today announced Adobe Systems Incorporated has integrated DTS audio technology to enhance the upcoming release of Adobe® Encore® CS6 software, the latest 64-bit version of the disc authoring software tool designed for video professionals, which is included with Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 and Adobe CS6 Production Premium.
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DTS Partners With ATEME To Deliver Premium Sound To The Next Generation Of VOD Services
ATEME Transcoders Integrate DTS Neural Surround™ Technology, Allowing Broadcasters to Bring the Surround Sound Experience into the Home
DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI), a leader in high-definition audio, today announced an international agreement with ATEME, the leading provider of efficient video compression technology, to integrate DTS Neural Surround™ technology into its TITAN range of video transcoders, (click to tweet) enabling surround sound in the latest generation of IPTV, OTT and VOD services. This collaboration offers an end-to-end solution that allows broadcasters and service providers to deliver premium entertainment content with immersive audio into the home.
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DTS Joins Forces With Deluxe Digital Distribution To Enhance Audio Experience Across Digital Entertainment Marketplace
DTS Joins Forces With Deluxe Digital Distribution To Enhance Audio Experience Across Digital Entertainment Marketplace
DTS, Inc. (Nasdaq: DTSI), a leader in high-definition audio, today announced it has entered into an agreement with Deluxe Digital Distribution (D3), Inc. a subsidiary of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. By integrating DTS premium audio technologies into the Deluxe Digital Media Library, D3 continues to drive high-performance solutions to enhance their expanding catalog of premium titles. Leveraging their broad reach and industry expertise DTS’ agreement with Deluxe enables major studios and retailers to offer digitally streamed content with unparalleled audio quality.
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HTC EVO 3D From Sprint Offers Consumers The Ultimate Glasses-Free 3D Experience
News: HTC EVO 3D From Sprint Offers Consumers The Ultimate Glasses-Free 3D ExperienceSprint also brings the popular and powerful HTC EVO experience to a 4G tablet, HTC EVO View 4G, this summer, with new digital pen technology that makes it possible to make notes on Web pages, ebooks, PDF documents and more, in an easy and natural way
As the first national wireless carrier to launch the groundbreaking data speeds of 4G, Sprint (NYSE: S) today announced the upcoming availability of its 21st and 22nd 4G-capable devices – HTC EVO™ 3D and HTC EVO View 4G™ on America's Favorite 4G Network.1 HTC EVO 3D takes the mobile multimedia experience to a new level, providing the ability to capture and view in 3D and share at 4G speeds, offering consumers the ultimate glasses-free 3D experience. Sprint also announced HTC EVO View 4G, introducing a tablet to the award-winning EVO family.
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