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EditShare Ships New Version of Flow Media Asset Management Solution
News: EditShare Ships New Version of Flow Media Asset Management SolutionEditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, announced today the availability of Flow v3.1, the company’s comprehensive media asset management solution.
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Animation/Visual FX Studio Brigade Applies Cloud-Based Workflow to PSA for New Mexico Department Of Transportation “BKLUP” Campaign
News: Animation/Visual FX Studio Brigade Applies Cloud-Based Workflow to PSA for New Mexico Department Of Transportation “BKLUP” CampaignUniquely Scalable Animation/Visual FX Company Assembles Elite Team to Complete Intensive Animation, Compositing And Particle Effects
The animation/visual 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, Brigade assembled an elite team of artists that completed the visually arresting animation, compositing and particle effects from concept to final in under two weeks.
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Post Facility The Look Gets Cinematic for TV Drama 'Quirke' Using Pablo Rio
London high-end post facility, The Look, recently completed the picture post production for BBC's 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 investigates sudden death victims. 'Quirke' has been widely praised for its high production values and 'film noir' look - with a striking extra dimension of 'bright color' moments; 'Wonderful, atmospheric settings and unusually artistic cinematography', wrote one reviewer.
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EditShare Opens Up Its Asset Management and Archiving Solutions to Add Support for Avid ISIS 5500/5000 and 7500/7000
News: EditShare Opens Up Its Asset Management and Archiving Solutions to Add Support for Avid ISIS 5500/5000 and 7500/7000Flow and Ark Integration with Avid ISIS to Provide A Cost-Effective End-To-End Solution, Expanding Media Asset Management and Archiving Options for Facilities
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 archiving/backup solutions now integrate with the Avid ISIS 5500/5000 and 7500/7000 shared storage families. The new integration lets Avid ISIS facilities add powerful yet cost-effective EditShare asset management, ingest and archiving tools to their workflow.
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EditShare Expands Media Workflow Options with New Third-Party Integrations
EditShare Workflow Supports Servers and Applications from Adobe, Avid, Broadcast Pix and NewTek – Showcased at NAB 2014 on Booth SL5709
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® storage systems, Broadcast Pix live production systems, and NewTek Tricaster™ and 3Play products. “One of our big themes at NAB 2014 is third-party collaboration. EditShare has significantly increased its integration with third-party applications and systems,” comments Andy Liebman, founder and CEO, EditShare. “Many of our customers have existing equipment they want to keep using, not replace. So our open solutions are designed to augment third-party systems and enhance the overall workflow, whether a facility is running Adobe Anywhere with EditShare as their main shared storage, or EditShare Flow and Ark for media asset management and archiving with Avid ISIS storage.”
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EditShare Unveils Its Next (Work) Flow
Expanded Media Asset Management Integration and Support for Proxy Editing Workflows
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 company’s popular media asset management solution. Flow v3.1 features enhanced metadata integration with Avid® non-linear editing systems as well as proxy editing workflows for all major NLEs. “The new version of Flow really masters metadata handling,” comments James Richings, managing director, EditShare. “Flow now supports importing AAF files created in systems such as Avid Media Composer, offering customers a round-trip workflow that not only brings metadata from Flow into Avid, but also now retrieves metadata created in Avid back into Flow – ensuring that valuable information about your media is always preserved. And thanks to an update in our proxy file metadata, Flow proxies can now be used for editing in industry-standard non-linear editors, really opening the doors for large-scale and remote collaboration scenarios.”
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Rock Paper Scissors and Ronald McDonald Love Taco Bell
News: Rock Paper Scissors and Ronald McDonald Love Taco BellRock 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 chain’s first attempt to enter the breakfast food space, which until now has been ruled by McDonald’s. Directed by Moxie Pictures’ Errol Morris, the trio of spots feature a host of real people all appropriately named “Ronald McDonald” stating how much they love Taco Bell’s new breakfast options.
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NAB 2014: EditShare Showcases Major Shared Storage Release and Demonstrates New Media Asset Management and Multicam Ingest Capabilities
Headlining the EditShare® NAB 2014 show lineup is EditShare Storage version 7, the biggest release to date for the company’s high-performance shared storage product line. Built on the world’s highest-performance Linux OS, EditShare Storage v7 sports a totally new and intuitive EditShare Connect interface and features a Quality of Service (QoS) system that reserves bandwidth for high-priority activities such as real-time capture or playout and limits the bandwidth of low-priority activities.
published 5 months ago   read more
Aframe Helps Mass AV Produce Corporate Videos 40 % Faster By Collaborating Securely in the Cloud
News: Aframe Helps Mass AV Produce Corporate Videos 40 % Faster By Collaborating Securely in the CloudGreater Precision and Ease in Commenting, Sharing Versions, Review & Approval Help This Boutique Firm Stand Toe to Toe with Video Production Giants, For Less
Aframe announced that Mass AV is using Aframe’s 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 utilizes the time savings, secure backup and mobility afforded by cloud computing. As the early year’s sales kickoff meeting season brought heightened workloads, Aframe allowed Mass AV to move video projects from start to finish an estimated 40% faster – and offer secure collaboration features to its clients more typically offered by large video production firms, without requiring major IT investment, set-up time and costs.
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Rock Paper Scissors and a52 Give Time Warner Cable the Star Treatment
News: Rock Paper Scissors and a52 Give Time Warner Cable the Star TreatmentRock Paper Scissors Editor Biff Butler and an a52 VFX team led by Andy McKenna deliver a star-studded Super Bowl spot via Ogilvy & Mather New York. The result is an energetic, star-studded :60 for Time Warner Cable.
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Super Bowl XLVIII: Sugar’s Smith Delivers Overnight Fame For A Gourmet Granny For H-E-B
News: Super Bowl XLVIII: Sugar’s Smith Delivers Overnight Fame For A Gourmet Granny For H-E-BSugar 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 by winning H-E-B’s ‘Quest for Texas Best’ with her delectable Bacon Jam selected as the grocery chain’s next Primo Pick. In her reveries, she envisions being stalked for selfies by the likes of Troy Aiken, making headline news, the dedication of a statue of her own likeness, earning a key to the state of Texas and a papa-razzi fanfare upon the landing of her own private jet.
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Editshare Releases Flow 3 Media Asset Management Solution
EditShare’s exceptionally powerful media asset management solution boasts advanced automation, web-based remote access, enhanced metadata capabilities, and support for any file type
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 access and Flow Automation for designing smart, time-saving templates that automate repetitive tasks like file copying, deleting, transcoding and archiving. The new Flow 3 release also features significant UI enhancements, including vastly improved cuts-only editing, enhanced drag-and-drop facilities, and support for third-party storage.
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Sugar’s Smith Loosens Up Athlete Endorsements In Hilarious Spurs Campaign For H-E-B
News: Sugar’s Smith Loosens Up Athlete Endorsements In Hilarious Spurs Campaign For H-E-BSugar 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 includes the :30 “Splendid,” which features Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili channeling their sophisticated sides with over-the-top affectations while noshing an H-E-B steak dinner. The campaign also includes the :30s “One For Each,” “Laundry Sorting” and “Tough Talk.”
published 7 months ago   read more
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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Instant Editing Support in Metus INGEST for Adobe Premiere Pro CC Software
News: Instant Editing Support in Metus INGEST for Adobe Premiere Pro CC SoftwareMetus Technology, a leading international sofware company, today announced that it has supported Instant Editing in Metus INGEST for Adobe® Premiere Pro CC software
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 ingested is critical, especially in fast turnaround workflows such as sports and live-to-broadcast shows. Formerly available only via top end dedicated capture servers, Metus INGEST now offers this as a standard feature for Adobe Premiere Pro users.
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Modern VideoFilm Uses DaVinci Resolve to Color FOX’s Hit Television Show “Sleepy Hollow”
Blackmagic Design today announced that DaVinci Resolve is being used for color correction on FOX’s hit television show “Sleepy Hollow.” Supervising Senior Colorist Todd Bochner, of L.A. based post production facility Modern VideoFilm, is responsible for coloring the series and relies on DaVinci Resolve to help deliver the show’s highly stylized look on tight deadlines.
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Canon EOS 5D Mark III Digital SLR Camera Delivers the Image Quality, Mobility, and Low-Light Capture Needed for the Independent Feature "Cold Turkey"
News: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Digital SLR Camera Delivers the Image Quality, Mobility, and Low-Light Capture Needed for the Independent Feature "Cold Turkey"“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 visual emphasis would be on the characters and what they were doing.” Graham added that the film also needed to be shot inside an actual home in Pasadena, California, and include minimal lighting and night scenes. For Graham, the solution to all of these challenges was to shoot "Cold Turkey" using an EOS 5D Mark III Digital SLR camera from Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, along with an assortment of Canon EF L-Series prime and zoom lenses.
published 10 months ago   read more
Dalet News Suite Delivers a Sunny and Clear Forecast for Production and Distribution at The Weather Channel
News: Dalet News Suite Delivers a Sunny and Clear Forecast for Production and Distribution at The Weather ChannelDalet MAM, video production and playout tools manage end-to-end, live broadcasts and multiplatform services
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 platform for its live broadcasts. The Atlanta-based network provides live and long-form programming that features news and information about weather-related events. In weather emergencies, the live schedule is frequently extended to around-the-clock. With video provided by affiliates and partners from around the country, the channel receives a flood of content that is quickly integrated into its broadcasts every day.
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Create Content Anywhere With New Xchange Suite 2.5 by Primestream
Xchange for iPad Makes European Debut – Enabling Offline Media Asset Management and Rough-Cut Editing
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 from any Windows®, Mac®, or tablet device. The latest version contains the new Xchange Shot List Editor add-on module for creating "rough-cuts" as well as the optional Xchange for iPad® offline media asset management (MAM) tool, an industry-first professional native iOS application making its European debut at IBC2013.
published 11 months ago   read more
Object Matrix Protects Directors Cuts
News: Object Matrix Protects Directors CutsObject 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.
published 12 months ago   read more
EditShare Takes Center Stage in Studio and Production Upgrade at William Paterson University
WPU’S professional videographers, professors and students operate in updated studios with an HD tapeless workflow featuring EditShare’s Geevs, Energy and Flow Servers
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 EditShare Flow as part of a major studio renovation and transition to a tapeless, high definition workflow. The upgrade provides a reliable, high performance end-to-end system for all types of high definition production and studio projects involving film, television and news.
published 1 year ago   read more
One Direction Global Tour Uses Blackmagic Design’s ATEM for Live Switching
News: One Direction Global Tour Uses Blackmagic Design’s ATEM for Live SwitchingAudiotech Services Ltd is supplying One Direction's 120 date ‘Take Me Home’ Tour with an AV control system built around Blackmagic Design infrastructure, including the Blackmagic Design ATEM 2 M/E Production Switcher with ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Panel, Broadcast Videohub router and SmartView Duo monitor.
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Proper Television, One of Canada's Premier Production Houses, Expands Its EditShare System to Handle Booming Business
News: Proper Television, One of Canada's Premier Production Houses, Expands Its EditShare System to Handle Booming BusinessEditShare XStream, Flow, Ark Disk and Ark Tape are the backbone of the Toronto-based company’s reality and documentary programming successes
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, announced today that Proper Television, one of Canada’s most in-demand creators of reality and documentary programming, has expanded its EditShare system with the purchase of additional EditShare storage and products.
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Hybrid’s New Sport Track Technology Enables Robotic Cameras To Automatically Follow Live Sports Action
News: Hybrid’s New Sport Track Technology Enables Robotic Cameras To Automatically Follow Live Sports ActionUsing “Robotic Camera Operators” Cuts Live Sports Production Costs
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.
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EditShare Ships Field 2 Portable Shared Storage
Next-generation shared storage platform integrates media asset management in a portable form factor for on-the-move tapeless productions
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 file ingest, advanced project sharing/bin locking, and archiving capabilities in an all-in-one, high-performance and rugged chassis. Ideal for on-location shoots, ENG trucks and remote offices, the new Field 2 is durable, light and compact, meeting the most stringent airline carry-on regulations.
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The ACC Speeds Up Sports Content Distribution With Aspera
The ACC Advanced Media department used Aspera SDK to build a robust, customized video distribution portal with high-speed content transfers powered by Aspera faspex™
Aspera, Inc., creators of next-generation software technologies that move the world’s 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 championships for 25 sports that its 12, soon to be 15, member institutions compete in, has deployed Aspera’s patented high-speed transfer technology to power their digital sports content distribution service.
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Actua Films Relies On Studio Technologies Live-Link Remote Camera Interface Units For Sng And Production Trucks
News: Actua Films Relies On Studio Technologies Live-Link Remote Camera Interface Units For Sng And Production TrucksLive-Link Provides Streamlined Setup and Reliable Service for Breaking-News Applications
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 production trucks. The company provides services ranging from a fleet of trucks deploying camera crews for news and sporting events across Europe, to editing facilities for post production, 4K and HD feature film/documentary production, through its sister company, PointProd. Actua employs the Live-Link system for breaking news and time-sensitive interview applications, where high reliability and a speedy setup are imperative.
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New EditShare Field 2 High-Performance, Mobile Shared Storage Designed For Every Production Adventure Is Featured at NAB 2013
EditShare shows off its next-generation portable form factor with integrated media asset management capabilities
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, advanced project sharing/bin locking and archiving capabilities in an all-in-one, high-performance, compact and rugged chassis designed for on-the-go and on-location productions. “The new Field 2 design is even lighter and more rugged than its predecessor, with size dimensions that comply with the most stringent of airline carry-on regulations,” comments Andy Liebman, founder and CEO, EditShare. “Coupled with EditShare's core asset management, project sharing and archiving capabilities, Field 2 gives editors a complete, end-to-end tapeless workflow in a small form factor with tools to collaborate with colleagues anywhere. Whether you are out on location shooting a movie or an event, on assignment in an ENG truck, or stationed at a remote office, you have the latest production and editing capabilities to make your workflow a lot more efficient and your life a whole lot easier.”
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NAB 2013: EditShare Unveils Major Upgrades Across Entire Line of End-to-End Tapeless Workflow Products
Highlights include new version of EditShare’s extreme-performing scalable storage; major new features for Flow media asset management; Geevs servers for multicam studio, sports and post; new features for Ark backup and archive, and Lightworks on Mac OX
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, is showcasing a host of upgrades for the company’s high-performance storage and end-to-end production and broadcast solutions at NAB 2013 (booth SL9010). Visitors to the booth will see the wide array of value-added features and new products shown in the context of studio, post and broadcast workflow scenarios. Among the enhancements are a new sleek, intuitive interface for EditShare 7; the just-released portable EditShare Field 2 for “on-the-go” collaborative editing, remote bureaus and ENG edit-while-capture capabilities; Air Flow, the new web browser-based application for accessing Flow media asset management over the Internet; new Flow Automation tools for workflow efficiency; Geevs Sports, a server and production package tailored for the unique needs of multi-channel, fast-paced sports coverage, and Geevs Post, the server that brings media management and collaboration to high volume post environments. Also debuting at NAB will be the long anticipated Mac OS X version of Lightworks, EditShare’s free, professional non-linear editor that also runs on Linux and Windows platforms.
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Sprint Vision, In-Track Big-Screen Producer For NASCAR’s Sprint Cup, Revs Up With EditShare For Production And MAM
News: Sprint Vision, In-Track Big-Screen Producer For NASCAR’s Sprint Cup, Revs Up With EditShare For Production And MAMEnd-to-end solution includes ingest, logging, Media Asset Management, centralized storage, and archive for video and audio
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 displays at NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events. The system includes EditShare Flow for ingest, logging, and MAM; a high-performance 32 TB Energy Series storage server; and EditShare Ark Tape, which acts as both archive and backup. The EditShare system is the core media management platform for Sprint Vision’s video production center in North Carolina. EditShare is also used by Sprint Vision’s parent company, Motor Racing Network (MRN), the national radio network (“The Voice of NASCAR”) that provides coverage of NASCAR and other racing series.
published 2 years ago   read more
Oscar Winning Sound Designer/Mixer Scottie Richardson Brings Talent To Lucky Post
News: Oscar Winning Sound Designer/Mixer Scottie Richardson Brings Talent To Lucky PostNoted 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 career, Richardson has provided sound design and audio post for a diverse range of commercials and television, from McDonald’s to “Walker, Texas Ranger.”
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emotion3D introduces the Stereoscopic Suite X2 plugins for Adobe After Effects
emotion3D is proud to announce the immediate availability of the second version of its award‐winning suite of plugins for Adobe After Effects.
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Karga Seven Pictures Chooses EditShare to Streamline Post Operations
End-to-end solution includes EditShare Energy Series Storage, EditShare Flow for Asset Management and EditShare Ark Tape for Archive
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 resources for the Los Angeles-based post-production facility. The system includes a 32TB Energy Series storage server, EditShare Flow for ingest, browsing and logging, and EditShare Ark Tape for backup. Karga 7 will realize a more efficient and cohesive production chain encompassing Avid, Apple Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere Pro edit suites. Users will have better media organization, improved and immediate access to production media, integrated tape-based archiving, and project sharing capabilities in the unified EditShare environment. Karga 7 has produced hundreds of hours of programming domestically and across the globe.
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BiG MACHiNE Sighting: Director Steve Petersen Crafts "Chasing UFOs" Promo For National Geographic
News: BiG MACHiNE Sighting: Director Steve Petersen Crafts "Chasing UFOs" Promo For National GeographicNational Geographic Channel recently called on visual production company BiG MACHiNE to create the launch promo for "Chasing UFOs." Introducing the show's motley trio of hosts (the skeptic, the believer, and one undecided), the cinematic promo enthralls with a fast-paced UFO chase. Led by rising television & commercial director Steve Petersen, BiG MACHiNE deployed blockbuster live-action stunts and VFX to create the epic promo.
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Marquis’ X2Pro Audio Convert Used for German Legal Drama: "Danni Lowinski"
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 German legal drama: "Danni Lowinski".
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ITV Studios' Emmerdale Upgrades its Media Production Workflow End-To-End EditShare
'Emmerdale' upgrades its infrastructure to leverage EditShare's fast, tapeless HD production, shared storage and playout technology
EditShare®, the technology leader in cross-platform collaborative editing and shared media storage systems, announced that ITV Studios, the UK's largest commercial production company, is using EditShare's advanced broadcast and post-production technology to produce the award-winning 'Emmerdale' series.
published 3 years ago   read more
Creative Firm Post Asylum Hires Jessica Smith as Editor
News: Creative Firm Post Asylum Hires Jessica Smith as EditorDallas-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.
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Prime Focus Technologies’ launches Domain Centric Cloud which is already transforming broadcast operations
Major breakthrough paves way for a connected digital supply chain for broadcast industry
Prime Focus Technologies (PFT), the global digital content services specialist, is proud to announce the availability of the world’s first Domain Centric Cloud (DCC), which is already having wide-reaching benefits for the global broadcast industry. This DCC connects broadcasters, content suppliers & playout origination centres and has already revolutionised the fast-paced Indian broadcast industry where last minute presentation schedule and content delivery is common.
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HD Action Shots Captured With Canon EOS 5D Mark II Digital SLR Cameras
News: HD Action Shots Captured With Canon EOS 5D Mark II Digital SLR Cameras
Inspire Movie Audiences to Salute “Captain America: The First Avenger”
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 Digital SLR cameras from Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging.
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Showlogix Has Launched a Software Image Scaler with Geometry Correction and Edge Blending
News: Showlogix Has Launched a Software Image Scaler with Geometry Correction and Edge BlendingImage Warp provides AV professionals with the ability to correct off-axis projector placement, including projection onto curved, cylindrical, spherical or any irregular surface. Image warp can be used to drive one display or multi-projector array, thanks to its soft edge capabilities.
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 in to any format and resolution.
published 3 years ago   read more
Troika Immerses Itself in the Discovery Brand Identity
Branding Agency Revamps Network’s Identity to Bring New Communication to Discovery’s On-Air Packaging, Promos & Upfront Presentations
Troika Design Group, a strategic branding and design agency, has teamed up with Discovery Channel to refresh the network’s brand communication and identity. The comprehensive package, which includes image spots, show promos, navigational tools and upfront sales tapes, hit air with the launch of Deadliest Catch on April 12th.
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“He’s baaack…” Michael Van de Kamer Now at Fast Cuts
News: “He’s baaack…” Michael Van de Kamer Now at Fast CutsCreative Editor Teams Up With Fast Cuts For His Big Dallas Return
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 Post:Op (a Dallas based creative editorial boutique) for almost 20 years, Van de Kamer took some time off to spend with his family and to travel the world. Now, HE'S BACK and ready to jump back in the game with a fresh perspective, dynamic energy, and a new creative outlook.
published 3 years ago   read more
5Alarm Music to Offer SmartSound Software’s Quicktracks® Cloud-based Music Customization to Production Music Marketplace
Launched Today at NAB 2011, SmartSound’s Quicktracks to Be Offered For Select 5 Alarm Music Libraries on a Pay-Per-Use or Annual License Basis
SmartSound Software, Inc., the leading innovator of customizable production music and soundtrack creation technology, today announced that Quicktracks, the company’s revolutionary new Cloud-based music customization service, will be offered by 5 Alarm Music, a division of Imagem Music Group, for use in its Cinemasounds, 1VU, First Degree Music and 5 Alarm Music libraries.
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EditShare Showcases End-to-End Multi-Camera Workflow Solution at NAB 2011
Company debuts integrated tapeless solution; multi-channel ingest, asset management, shared storage, editing, playout, and archiving fully integrated within the EditShare platform
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, EditShare has provided an end-to-end production workflow that is ideal for managing multi-camera productions. Geevs (ingest/playout), Flow (asset management), and Ark (archiving) manage the creation and movement of media across the production workflow with EditShare XStream (shared storage system) at the core managing central storage and content access.
published 3 years ago   read more
Cut Notes for iPad provides complete note-taking solution for film and TV post production
Cut Notes allows editors to quickly and easily take notes with timecode on set and in the editing room
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 Notes.
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Helzberg Diamonds Teams Up With Dorothy Hamill, Barkley, iContent, And Fast Cuts To Share Stories Of Love
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 surprise—figure skating gold medalist Dorothy Hamill as Helzberg Diamonds’ newest celebrity collaborator.
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MediaSilo Implements FileCatalyst Fast File Transfer for Large Media Files
MediaSilo offers ExpressBox service to its clients, using FileCatalyst acceleration transfer technology as the transport mechanism.
Unlimi-Tech Software, leading developer of accelerated and managed file transfer solutions, is pleased to announce MediaSilo’s integration of the FileCatalyst file transfer platform within the MediaSilo web-based workflow solution.
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Dallas Mavericks Video Production Department Appreciates the Versatility of Matrox MXO2 LE and MAX
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, Director of Production, and his team provide the pictures to tell the Mavericks story.
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SHOOTERS Post & Transfer Hires Matthew Burres as Editor
Shooters Post & 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.
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INDIGO POST Shows Ford Blasting The Competition In 'The Fight To The Finish'
National Spot Features the 2010 Ford Taurus SHO Moving Up A Class
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.
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Element Technica Quasar 3D Rigs Used Exclusively for Soccer World Championships in South Africa
News: Element Technica Quasar 3D Rigs Used Exclusively for Soccer World Championships in South AfricaElement 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 soccer tournament from South Africa this summer.
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SSL DV Introduces Enhanced Gravity LiveEdit Real Time Editing System At NAB 2010
LiveEdit Delivers Critical Non-Linear Editing Power to Live and Near Live Broadcasting Applications and Compliance Monitoring
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, from April 12 to 15, 2010, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. LiveEdit delivers the power to modify a program’s content, while keeping within pre-existing time schedules for live and near live broadcasting applications.
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Director/DP Jerry Simpson Shoots Music Doc With AJ-HPX3700
Veteran Director/Cinematographer 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, Panasonic’s premier solid-state P2 HD VariCam camcorder.
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Adobe and Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. Expand Alliance
Turner to Leverage Adobe Video Solutions to Increase Speed and Efficiency of Newsroom Editing Workflows
Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced that it has expanded its strategic media technology alliance with Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS, Inc.), initially announced in March 2009.
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IBC 2009: Autodesk Launches Lustre 2010 and Extensions for Visual Effects Products
Creative Tools Provide Improved Performance, Open Platforms and Interoperability
At IBC 2009 -- Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) launched Autodesk Lustre 2010 digital color-grading software and Extension 1 releases for the 2010 versions of its visual effects and editorial finishing software: Autodesk Flame, Autodesk Inferno, Autodesk Flare, Autodesk Flint and Autodesk Smoke.
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‘Postales,’ Feature Shot With Panasonic AG-HPX500 P2 HD Camcorder, Selected To Partcipate In IFP’S 2009 Narrative Independent Filmmaker Lab
"Postales" (Postcards), written and directed by Josh Hyde, has been chosen to participate in the Independent Feature Project’s (IFP) 2009 Narrative Independent Filmmaker Lab, upcoming in New York City, June 8 – 12.
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Solid State Logic Introduces C10 Hd Digital Broadcast Audio Console At NAB 2009
Console Combines Reliability and Performance with Intelligently Simplified Design and Operation
At NAB (Booth N4031), world-leading media technology innovator Solid State Logic (SSL) will introduce to the world the C10 HD Digital Broadcast Audio Console. The C10 HD combines the highest standards of reliability and performance for a wide range of on-air applications, with intelligently simplified design, and operation, all in an exceptionally cost effective and compact package.
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Gravity Enterprise Class News Production System Streamlines Workflow At Network News Service
“Miracle on the Hudson” Coverage Enhanced by Gravity’s Editing and Distribution Capabilities
Network News Service (NNS), a company formed by ABC, CBS and FOX News, delivers breaking news video, audio and metadata files to over 400 affiliate stations across the U.S. To accomplish this enormous task, NNS relies on SSL’s Gravity News Production System that interfaces with the existing news room control system to streamline the editing and automatically distributes media files to the networks. The “Miracle on the Hudson” coverage was greatly enhanced by Gravity through the timely editing and distribution of breaking news footage.
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PortalVideo Showcases Its Rough-Cut Editing Service for Video Producers at NAB ‘09
New Features for HD, Final Cut Pro Users with Tapeless Video Editing Workflows Allow Dramatic Post-Production Cost, Time-Savings for A Wider Range of Productions
PortalVideo, provider of Internet-based video editing solutions for producers, is showcasing its pioneering PortalVideo™ rough-cut editing service at today’s 2009 NAB Show™ at the National Association of Broadcasters annual conference in Las Vegas.
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Media 100 Delivers Creative Efficiencies for "MonsterQuest"
Hit Documentary Series Produced with Media 100 Suite and Media 100 Producer
Media 100, a leading provider of advanced editing systems for the corporate, broadcast, postproduction, and new media industries, today announced that Electric Picture Company (EPC) and Whitewolf Entertainment are using Media 100 Producer and Media 100 Suite for MonsterQuest, a History documentary television series.
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eyeon Generation on World Tour
The All-New Post Workflow System Meets the Industry
eyeon Software Inc., maker of the award-winning Fusion™ compositing application, has sent the all-new Generation(r) workflow management system on tour, visiting facilities around the world. The response in the industry has been extremely positive.
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Intelligent Assistance announces “Assisted Editing”
“First Cuts” and “Finisher” advance the role of software in creative editing.
Intelligent Assistance, Inc has released it’s “First Cut” documentary editing software and “Finisher” for adding b-roll and titles automatically to a-roll (aka “radio) edits.
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Avid and Digital Content Producer Announce Finalists in “Perfect Pitch” Film Competition
Contest videos draw nearly 8,000 votes; final round to be judged by film experts including Jake Abraham, Jon Fauer, Stacey Parks, Kevin Tent and Gary Winick
Avid Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: AVID) and Digital Content Producer Magazine today announced the top 20 finalist videos in the “Perfect Pitch” competition – a contest that challenges aspiring filmmakers to pitch their film ideas in 60 seconds or less. The competition kicked off in January 2008 at the Sundance Film Festival and drew nearly 8,000 votes on the contest website during the initial peer-voting round that ended on April 1.
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Final Cut's Ashley Kreamer Cuts Powerful "Unlikely Alliances" PSAs For Alliance For Climate Protection
Campaign Features Pat Robertson With Al Sharpton And Nancy Pelosi With Newt Gingrich
A new ad campaign from Al Gore's non-profit agency, Alliance for Climate Protection, pits odd couplings in a series of PSAs to draw attention to the environment.
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Marquis and Rimage Announce Technology Integration Agreement
PostBox+ Media Transfer Tools Extend Rimage Disc Publishing Functions into Apple and Avid Editing Environments
Marquis Broadcast, specialist in broadcast workflow studies and software solutions, and Rimage, developer of digital publishing technology, have announced a technology integration agreement allowing Rimage to bundle Marquis’ PostBox+ media transfer tools with its on-demand disc publishing systems.
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Alex Gibney's ‘Taxi To The Dark Side,’ Shot With Panasonic Varicam Receives 2008 Academy Award For Best Documentary Feature
On Sunday, "Taxi to the Dark Side", a gripping account of U.S. interrogation policies in Afghanistan and beyond, won the 2008 Academy Award in the Best Documentary Feature category.
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News: Alex Gibney's "Taxi To The Dark Side," Shot With Panasonic Varicam
Receives 2008 Academy Award Nomination For Best Documentary
"Taxi to the Dark Side", a gripping account of U.S. interrogation policies in Afghanistan and beyond, has just been nominated for a 2008 Academy Award in the Best Documentary Feature category.
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News: FOR-A Frame Rate Converter, Signal Processor Selected for Co's HD Postproduction Pipeline
Service provider Sergespro has acquired a FOR-A FRC-7000 HD frame rate converter and an FA-9000 HD/SD signal processor for its HD postproduction pipeline. The company’s selected clients include Megafun, which co-produces documentaries, animation and children's programming with producers in France, and Filmoption International, a distributor of feature films, documentaries and television programming.
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News: DP/Cinematographer Chris Bell Mixes Panasonic's AG-HVX200 Solid-State HD Camcorder And Varicam In Post-Katrina Video
Shoots Both Formats on Location along Gulf Cost for Safeco Insurance
Freelance DP/cinematographer Chris Bell found his new Panasonic AG-HVX200 solid-state HD camcorder to be an able companion to his VariCam® HD Cinema camera during a recent shoot covering the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina on the Gulf Coast.
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News: Disc Makers' Introduces New and Enhanced Line of DVD/CD Duplicators
New Reflex 2-Drive and 10-drive tower duplicators highlight new lineup
Disc Makers, a leading manufacturer of DVD and CD duplicators, has bolstered its powerful Reflex tower duplicator lineup with the addition of two brand-new models: the versatile 2-drive Reflex2 and powerful 10-drive Reflex 10. 
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News: Apple Announces Shake 4
Biggest Shake Upgrade Ever Delivers 3D Compositing and Optical Flow Technologies
Apple® today announced Shake® 4, a major upgrade to the industry’s leading compositing software used by independent artists and visual effects facilities to create the world’s most celebrated visual effects for film and television. Shake 4 features 3D multi-plane compositing, cutting-edge optical flow image processing and unprecedented integration with Final Cut Pro 5.  
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