Fast Cuts : Creative COW News Fast Cuts News from Creative COW - your resource for news reguarding the topics that are most important for you and your industry. en-us Wed, 20 Aug 2014 04:00:00 GMT PHP Script Creative Collective Wander Uses Syncopated Storytelling℠ To Craft Oxfam America’s “Be David” (July 29, 2014) Be David is an inspiring long-form PSA crafted by Creative Collective Wander in collaboration with Oxfam America. Using its signature Syncopated Storytelling, Wander created an information-rich narrative that blends enthusiasm and a touch of humor to activate viewers to champion for Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:53:40 GMT EditShare Ships New Version of Flow Media Asset Management Solution (Boston, Massachusetts--June 30, 2014) EditShare, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, announced today the availability of Flow v3.1, the companys comprehensive media asset management solution. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 18:48:30 GMT Animation/Visual FX Studio Brigade Applies Cloud-Based Workflow to PSA for New Mexico Department Of (New York, New York--June 18, 2014) The animationvisual FX company Brigade put its unique skills to work for the New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT), helping complete an uncommonly eye-catching 30 PSA entitled Physics Professor. Using their fast-moving methods for creative collaboration, Wed, 18 Jun 2014 14:40:55 GMT Post Facility The Look Gets Cinematic for TV Drama 'Quirke' Using Pablo Rio (Newbury, United Kingdom--June 6, 2014) London high-end post facility, The Look, recently completed the picture post production for BBCs major three part drama series Quirke on its Quantel Pablo Rio system. Set in 1950s Ireland and Boston, Quirke is the story of the eponymous pathologist who investi Fri, 06 Jun 2014 18:04:56 GMT EditShare Opens Up Its Asset Management and Archiving Solutions to Add Support for Avid ISIS 5500/50 (Boston, Massachusetts--April 7, 2014) NAB 2014, Booth SL5709, EditShare, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, today announced that its Flow Media Asset Management (MAM) and Ark archivingbackup solutions now integrate with the Avid ISIS 55005000 a Mon, 07 Apr 2014 18:56:23 GMT EditShare Expands Media Workflow Options with New Third-Party Integrations (Boston, Massachusetts--April 7, 2014) EditShare, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, is qualifying a number of new third-party integrations for use across the EditShare workflow. New and enhanced integrations include Adobe Anywhere, Avid ISIS st Mon, 07 Apr 2014 17:43:18 GMT EditShare Unveils Its Next (Work) Flow (Boston, Massachusetts--April 4, 2014) EditShare, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, will give NAB 2014 attendees a preview of EditShare Flow v3.1, a forthcoming update to the companys popular media asset management solution. Flow v3.1 features Fri, 04 Apr 2014 19:44:20 GMT Rock Paper Scissors and Ronald McDonald Love Taco Bell (Los Angeles, California--March 28, 2014) Rock Paper Scissors Editor Grant Surmi cuts a series of candid spots for Taco Bell in collaboration with Deutsch L.A. The spots mark the fast-food chains first attempt to enter the breakfast food space, which until now has been ruled by McDonalds. Directed b Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:47:40 GMT NAB 2014: EditShare Showcases Major Shared Storage Release and Demonstrates New Media Asset Manageme (Boston, Massachusetts--February 25, 2014) Headlining the EditShare NAB 2014 show lineup is EditShare Storage version 7, the biggest release to date for the companys high-performance shared storage product line. Built on the worlds highest-performance Linux OS, EditShare Storage v7 sports a totally Tue, 25 Feb 2014 18:01:28 GMT Aframe Helps Mass AV Produce Corporate Videos 40 % Faster By Collaborating Securely in the Cloud (Boston, amp London--February 6, 2014) Aframe announced that Mass AV is using Aframes cloud video production platform as a key part of its strategy to expand in the corporate video production market by making the firm and its clients hyper efficient with an advanced digital workflow that fully util Thu, 06 Feb 2014 16:44:52 GMT Rock Paper Scissors and a52 Give Time Warner Cable the Star Treatment (New York, New York--February 5, 2014) Rock Paper Scissors Editor Biff Butler and an a52 VFX team led by Andy McKenna deliver a star-studded Super Bowl spot via Ogilvy amp Mather New York. The result is an energetic, star-studded 60 for Time Warner Cable. Wed, 05 Feb 2014 23:19:19 GMT Super Bowl XLVIII: Sugar’s Smith Delivers Overnight Fame For A Gourmet Granny For H-E-B (Los Angeles, California--February 5, 2014) Sugar Film Production director Chris Smith soars a sweet granny to nationwide culinary stardom in the charming 60 H-E-B 2014 Super Bowl Spot, Milly, out of The Richards Group. The spot features an elderly woman who daydreams of her path to foodie notoriety Wed, 05 Feb 2014 16:40:45 GMT Editshare Releases Flow 3 Media Asset Management Solution (Boston, Massachusetts--January 29, 2014) EditShare, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, has released a new version of its acclaimed Flow media asset management solution. Flow 3 offers substantial new features such as AirFlow for web-based remote Wed, 29 Jan 2014 17:51:44 GMT Sugar’s Smith Loosens Up Athlete Endorsements In Hilarious Spurs Campaign For H-E-B (Los Angeles, California--December 23, 2013) Sugar Film Production director Chris Smith pulls the serious rug out from underneath typical athlete endorsements in an uproarious new campaign for H-E-B out of The Richards Group. Starring players from the San Antonio Spurs, the four-spot campaign includ Mon, 23 Dec 2013 11:55:00 GMT Tiger Aspect Avoids Spilling Blood Over Digital Dailies Review on “Ripper Street” With Aframe (Boston and, London--November 13, 2013) 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 efficien Wed, 13 Nov 2013 08:25:00 GMT Instant Editing Support in Metus INGEST for Adobe Premiere Pro CC Software (November 12, 2013) In a news, sports or other production environment, operators often need to start editing material immediately as the event starts, and usually have their cuts ready by the time the event finishes. The ability to work with files that are growing in duration, even as they are inges Tue, 12 Nov 2013 19:14:17 GMT Modern VideoFilm Uses DaVinci Resolve to Color FOX’s Hit Television Show “Sleepy Hollow” (Fremont, California--October 28, 2013) Blackmagic Design today announced that DaVinci Resolve is being used for color correction on FOXs hit television show Sleepy Hollow. Supervising Senior Colorist Todd Bochner, of L.A. based post production facility Modern VideoFilm, is responsible for coloring Mon, 28 Oct 2013 21:25:00 GMT Canon EOS 5D Mark III Digital SLR Camera Delivers the Image Quality, Mobility, and Low-Light Capture (Melville, New York--October 1, 2013) In the true tradition of independent film, Cold Turkey is a dialogue- and character-driven movie, explained director of photography Lucas Lee Graham. We wanted an intimate, personal look with a really shallow depth of field and nice portraiture so that the visua Tue, 01 Oct 2013 19:07:47 GMT Dalet News Suite Delivers a Sunny and Clear Forecast for Production and Distribution at The Weather (Levallois-Perret, France--September 25, 2013) Dalet Digital Media Systems, a leading provider of Media Asset Management (MAM) solutions software and services for content producers, has announced that The Weather Channel has deployed Dalet News Suite as the MAM, video news production and broadcast p Wed, 25 Sep 2013 03:50:00 GMT Create Content Anywhere With New Xchange Suite 2.5 by Primestream (Miami, Florida--August 27, 2013) Primestream today announced FORK Xchange Suite v2.5, the latest version of its companion application for the FORK media asset management and automation platform. FORK Xchange Suite gives broadcasters instant cloud access to content on their FORK Production servers f Tue, 27 Aug 2013 18:03:41 GMT Object Matrix Protects Directors Cuts (Cardiff London, UK--July 25, 2013) Object Matrix, provider of trusted file based and nearline storage platforms today announces the sale of a MatrixStore cluster and Interconnect, the Interplay archive plugin, to Soho based Directors Cut Films. Thu, 25 Jul 2013 12:29:03 GMT EditShare Takes Center Stage in Studio and Production Upgrade at William Paterson University (Boston, Massachusetts--June 26, 2013) EditShare, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, announced today that William Paterson University (WPU) has purchased 80TB of EditShare Energy shared storage, four EditShare Geevs broadcast servers, and EditSh Wed, 26 Jun 2013 17:08:30 GMT One Direction Global Tour Uses Blackmagic Design’s ATEM for Live Switching (Fremont, California--June 5, 2013) Audiotech Services Ltd is supplying One Directions 120 date Take Me Home Tour with an AV control system built around Blackmagic Design infrastructure, including the Blackmagic Design ATEM 2 ME Production Switcher with ATEM 2 ME Broadcast Panel, Broadcast Videohub Wed, 05 Jun 2013 18:15:05 GMT Proper Television, One of Canada's Premier Production Houses, Expands Its EditShare System to Handle (Boston, Massachusetts--May 31, 2013) EditShare, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, announced today that Proper Television, one of Canadas most in-demand creators of reality and documentary programming, has expanded its EditShare system with the Fri, 31 May 2013 17:51:57 GMT Hybrid’s New Sport Track Technology Enables Robotic Cameras To Automatically Follow Live Sports Acti (Montrouge, France--May 29, 2013) Hybrid, a leading provider of real-time graphics and robotic camera systems, has developed Sport Track, an exclusive, innovative technology that enables robotic cameras to automatically follow live game action. Wed, 29 May 2013 18:16:19 GMT EditShare Ships Field 2 Portable Shared Storage (Boston, Massachusetts--May 14, 2013) EditShare, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, announced today the availability of Field 2, its next-generation portable shared storage solution with integrated asset management. The turnkey platform includes Tue, 14 May 2013 20:42:09 GMT The ACC Speeds Up Sports Content Distribution With Aspera (Emeryville, California--April 30, 2013) Aspera, Inc., creators of next-generation software technologies that move the worlds large data at maximum speed, today announced that the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), one of the premiere conferences in collegiate athletics whose league office manages cha Tue, 30 Apr 2013 17:56:22 GMT Actua Films Relies On Studio Technologies Live-Link Remote Camera Interface Units For Sng And Produc (Geneva, Switzerland--April 24, 2013) Actua Films, a facility service provider for local and international TV stations, corporations and TV networks with offices in Geneva and Paris, relies on the Studio Technologies Live-Link Remote Camera Interface System for its satellite news-gathering (SNG) and Wed, 24 Apr 2013 18:03:38 GMT New EditShare Field 2 High-Performance, Mobile Shared Storage Designed For Every Production Adventur (Las Vegas, Nevada--April 5, 2013) EditShare, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, is demonstrating the brand new EditShare Field 2 at NAB 2013 (booth SL9010). The highly portable shared storage solution offers asset management, file ingest, advan Fri, 05 Apr 2013 22:15:55 GMT NAB 2013: EditShare Unveils Major Upgrades Across Entire Line of End-to-End Tapeless Workflow Produc (Boston, Massachusetts--March 1, 2013) EditShare, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, is showcasing a host of upgrades for the companys high-performance storage and end-to-end production and broadcast solutions at NAB 2013 (booth SL9010). Visitor Fri, 01 Mar 2013 18:49:48 GMT Sprint Vision, In-Track Big-Screen Producer For NASCAR’s Sprint Cup, Revs Up With EditShare For Prod (Boston, Massachusetts--October 10, 2012) EditShare, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, today announced the deployment of an end-to-end EditShare system at Sprint Vision, the company that produces the octane-fueled videos shown on big-screen dis Wed, 10 Oct 2012 20:21:02 GMT Oscar Winning Sound Designer/Mixer Scottie Richardson Brings Talent To Lucky Post (September 12, 2012) Noted sound designer and mixer Scottie Richardson has joined Dallas Lucky Post. Richardson was part of the Academy Award winning team on the short animated film The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, directed by William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg. Throughout his ca Wed, 12 Sep 2012 05:42:59 GMT emotion3D introduces the Stereoscopic Suite X2 plugins for Adobe After Effects (Vienna, Austria--September 8, 2012) emotion3D is proud to announce the immediate availability of the second version of its awardwinning suite of plugins for Adobe After Effects. Sat, 08 Sep 2012 04:31:15 GMT Karga Seven Pictures Chooses EditShare to Streamline Post Operations (Boston, Massachusetts--September 1, 2012) EditShare, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, announced today that Karga Seven Pictures has purchased a complete suite of EditShare products that will dramatically improve workflow and save time and res Sat, 01 Sep 2012 01:53:56 GMT BiG MACHiNE Sighting: Director Steve Petersen Crafts "Chasing UFOs" Promo For National Geographic (Los Angeles, California--July 22, 2012) National Geographic Channel recently called on visual production company BiG MACHiNE to create the launch promo for Chasing UFOs. Introducing the shows motley trio of hosts (the skeptic, the believer, and one undecided), the cinematic promo enthralls with a f Sun, 22 Jul 2012 22:04:44 GMT Marquis’ X2Pro Audio Convert Used for German Legal Drama: "Danni Lowinski" (April 24, 2012) Marquis Broadcast, specialist in content workflows and media integration software, has announced X2Pro Audio Convert, its new cutting edge conversion application for delivering Final Cut Pro X projects to Avid Pro Tools for audio finishing has been used on the latest series of the G Tue, 24 Apr 2012 18:16:40 GMT ITV Studios' Emmerdale Upgrades its Media Production Workflow End-To-End EditShare (Basingstoke, UK--October 12, 2011) EditShare, the technology leader in cross-platform collaborative editing and shared media storage systems, announced that ITV Studios, the UKs largest commercial production company, is using EditShares advanced broadcast and post-production technology to produce t Wed, 12 Oct 2011 18:01:20 GMT Creative Firm Post Asylum Hires Jessica Smith as Editor (Dallas, Texas--September 20, 2011) Dallas-based Post Asylum, a full service creative firm specializing in commercial and feature film post production, announced today they have hired Jessica Smith as Editor. Post Asylum offers creative editorial and finish, as well as animation and visual effects. Tue, 20 Sep 2011 20:42:00 GMT Prime Focus Technologies’ launches Domain Centric Cloud which is already transforming broadcast oper (Amsterdam-IBC, The Netherlands--September 12, 2011) Prime Focus Technologies (PFT), the global digital content services specialist, is proud to announce the availability of the worlds first Domain Centric Cloud (DCC), which is already having wide-reaching benefits for the global broadcast industry. Mon, 12 Sep 2011 17:35:52 GMT HD Action Shots Captured With Canon EOS 5D Mark II Digital SLR Cameras (Lake Success, New York--August 24, 2011) Featuring one of Marvel Comics first super heroes, Captain America The First Avenger leaped into action on movie screens this summer. An all-new big-budget adventure, the film was made using the very latest production technologies, including EOS 5D Mark II D Wed, 24 Aug 2011 20:34:28 GMT Showlogix Has Launched a Software Image Scaler with Geometry Correction and Edge Blending (Tel Aviv, Israel--June 23, 2011) Showlogix, a leader in show and media control software, today announced that it has released Image Warp, a high performance software image scaler with Geometry Correction and Edge Blending capabilities. It can take any input from a hardware capture card and output i Thu, 23 Jun 2011 00:20:03 GMT Troika Immerses Itself in the Discovery Brand Identity (Hollywood, California--May 10, 2011) Troika Design Group, a strategic branding and design agency, has teamed up with Discovery Channel to refresh the networks brand communication and identity. The comprehensive package, which includes image spots, show promos, navigational tools and upfront sales t Tue, 10 May 2011 17:03:08 GMT “He’s baaack…” Michael Van de Kamer Now at Fast Cuts (Dallas, Texas--May 6, 2011) Fast Cuts, the premier creative editorial and post-production studio in the Southwest, announces the addition of internationally recognized and longtime creative editor Michael Van de Kamer to their roster. Previously the founder of and editor at PostOp (a Dallas based c Fri, 06 May 2011 17:12:47 GMT 5Alarm Music to Offer SmartSound Software’s Quicktracks® Cloud-based Music Customization to Producti (Northridge, California--April 12, 2011) SmartSound Software, Inc., the leading innovator of customizable production music and soundtrack creation technology, today announced that Quicktracks, the companys revolutionary new Cloud-based music customization service, will be offered by 5 Alarm Music, a Tue, 12 Apr 2011 21:15:41 GMT EditShare Showcases End-to-End Multi-Camera Workflow Solution at NAB 2011 (Boston, Massachusetts--April 8, 2011) EditShare, the technology leader in cross-platform collaborative editing and shared media storage systems, is unveiling a new tapeless workflow solution for multi-camera TV productions at NAB 2011 (Booth SL4728). By seamlessly integrating all its product lines, Fri, 08 Apr 2011 23:26:28 GMT Cut Notes for iPad provides complete note-taking solution for film and TV post production (Los Angeles, California--February 7, 2011) Digital Rebellion LLC today announced the availability of Cut Notes for iPad, a tool for taking timecode notes on set or during a screening. If you are a Producer, Director or Editor that still hand-writes timecode during a screening, say Hello to Cut Note Mon, 07 Feb 2011 17:54:33 GMT Helzberg Diamonds Teams Up With Dorothy Hamill, Barkley, iContent, And Fast Cuts To Share Stories Of (Dallas, Texas--December 14, 2010) Fast Cuts and Barkley announce the completion of three heartwarming short films and spots for the high-end jewelry company, Helzberg Diamonds. One of the films unveiled their top-secret surprisefigure skating gold medalist Dorothy Hamill as Helzberg Diamonds newest Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:30:01 GMT MediaSilo Implements FileCatalyst Fast File Transfer for Large Media Files (December 7, 2010) Unlimi-Tech Software, leading developer of accelerated and managed file transfer solutions, is pleased to announce MediaSilos integration of the FileCatalyst file transfer platform within the MediaSilo web-based workflow solution. Tue, 07 Dec 2010 19:22:46 GMT Dallas Mavericks Video Production Department Appreciates the Versatility of Matrox MXO2 LE and MAX (Montral, Canada--October 7, 2010) When it comes to the Dallas Mavericks, everything moves fast and the in-house video production department needs to keep the pace. From commercial promotions for the marketing and corporate sales departments to broadcast features and in-arena entertainment, Tom Ward Thu, 07 Oct 2010 17:25:47 GMT SHOOTERS Post & Transfer Hires Matthew Burres as Editor (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania--August 13, 2010) Shooters Post amp Transfer, the full-service creative post house, has added editor Matthew Burres to its creative roster. Burres brings with him extensive experience that will expand the creative choices Shooters offers to its clients. Fri, 13 Aug 2010 17:03:42 GMT