Fast Cuts : Creative COW News http://news.creativecow.net/fast-cuts-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, 16 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT PHP Script kathlyn@creativecow.net webmaster@creativecow.net EditShare Opens Up Its Asset Management and Archiving Solutions to Add Support for Avid ISIS 5500/50 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875259 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875259 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875248 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875248 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875168 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875168 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875002 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875002 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874600 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874600 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874407 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874407 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874400 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874400 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874386 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874386 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874293 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874293 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/873989 http://news.creativecow.net/story/873989 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/873557 http://news.creativecow.net/story/873557 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/873551 http://news.creativecow.net/story/873551 (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” http://news.creativecow.net/story/873388 http://news.creativecow.net/story/873388 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/873033 http://news.creativecow.net/story/873033 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/872982 http://news.creativecow.net/story/872982 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/872534 http://news.creativecow.net/story/872534 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/872167 http://news.creativecow.net/story/872167 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/871995 http://news.creativecow.net/story/871995 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/871772 http://news.creativecow.net/story/871772 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/871730 http://news.creativecow.net/story/871730 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/871705 http://news.creativecow.net/story/871705 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/871592 http://news.creativecow.net/story/871592 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/871464 http://news.creativecow.net/story/871464 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/871423 http://news.creativecow.net/story/871423 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/871090 http://news.creativecow.net/story/871090 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/870679 http://news.creativecow.net/story/870679 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/870019 http://news.creativecow.net/story/870019 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/869825 http://news.creativecow.net/story/869825 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/869627 http://news.creativecow.net/story/869627 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/869780 http://news.creativecow.net/story/869780 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/869283 http://news.creativecow.net/story/869283 (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" http://news.creativecow.net/story/868717 http://news.creativecow.net/story/868717 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/867296 http://news.creativecow.net/story/867296 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/867168 http://news.creativecow.net/story/867168 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/867110 http://news.creativecow.net/story/867110 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/866912 http://news.creativecow.net/story/866912 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/866623 http://news.creativecow.net/story/866623 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/866408 http://news.creativecow.net/story/866408 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/866395 http://news.creativecow.net/story/866395 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/866250 http://news.creativecow.net/story/866250 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/866122 http://news.creativecow.net/story/866122 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/865555 http://news.creativecow.net/story/865555 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/865263 http://news.creativecow.net/story/865263 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/865219 http://news.creativecow.net/story/865219 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/864910 http://news.creativecow.net/story/864910 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/864467 http://news.creativecow.net/story/864467 (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 INDIGO POST Shows Ford Blasting The Competition In 'The Fight To The Finish' http://news.creativecow.net/story/864334 http://news.creativecow.net/story/864334 (San Diego, California--July 20, 2010) Digital studio Indigo Post completes editing and design work for 2010 Ford Taurus SHO Fight to the Finish, a 30 national TV spot for agency, Team Detroit, and set to air this week on Dish Network. Tue, 20 Jul 2010 16:04:11 GMT Element Technica Quasar 3D Rigs Used Exclusively for Soccer World Championships in South Africa http://news.creativecow.net/story/864189 http://news.creativecow.net/story/864189 (Los Angeles, California--June 17, 2010) Element Technica (ET), leading designer and manufacturer of the 3D rigs used to stereoscopically mount and control pairs of cameras for 3D image capture, announces its Quasar 3D rigs will be used exclusively for the 3D telecasts of the world championship socc Thu, 17 Jun 2010 17:27:18 GMT SSL DV Introduces Enhanced Gravity LiveEdit Real Time Editing System At NAB 2010 http://news.creativecow.net/story/863519 http://news.creativecow.net/story/863519 (NAB Las Vegas--March 29, 2010) SSL DV, Inc., a Solid State Logic Company and the makers of Gravity Media Asset Management systems for the Broadcast, Government, Education and Corporate markets, will feature the enhanced Gravity LiveEdit real time non-linear editing system at NAB 2010, Booth N808, f Mon, 29 Mar 2010 21:49:29 GMT Director/DP Jerry Simpson Shoots Music Doc With AJ-HPX3700 http://news.creativecow.net/story/862761 http://news.creativecow.net/story/862761 (Secaucus, New Jersey--October 19, 2009) Veteran DirectorCinematographer Jerry Simpson, principal of production company Simpson Films (Long Island City, NY), has recently shot a pilot for a documentary profiling drummer Steve Gadd with the VariCam 3700, Panasonics premier solid-state P2 HD VariCam c Mon, 19 Oct 2009 16:55:11 GMT