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Zac Cavaliero's Animated Short Wins Reel 13 National Competition - Earning It A Broadcast Debut on Thirteen-WNET
News: Zac Cavaliero's Animated Short Wins Reel 13 National Competition - Earning It A Broadcast Debut on Thirteen-WNETAs A Growing Number of Feature Films Continue to Tap His Talent As A Previz Artist, Shot Designer, FX Artist and Modeler, The Young Filmmaker Continues To Evolve As A Multi-Disciplined Talent
Zac Cavaliero's short film, 'The Frank Job,’ showcasing the cinematographer's skills as a character animator was Reel 13's voters' choice this week, earning it a slot on national broadcast television on Thirteen-WNET's Saturday evening line up. The film's storyline is a new twist on the classic tale of 'Frankenstein,' with the lead character, an inept yet determined mad scientist, artfully crafted by Cavaliero into an animated character with features befitting his eccentric personality.
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cinec 2014 - International Trade Fair for Cine Equipment and Technology, which will take place in Munich, Germany, from 21 - 23 September 2014
When images on the big screen take one’s breath away, it is often partly due to the technology which is behind the screen, and often “Made in Germany”. Every two years filmmakers and technicians meet in Munich for one of the most important Trade Fairs of the industry, cinec which honors the most outstanding innovations in the area of film production.
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IBC 2014: Shotgun Software Expanded Engineering Team Is on Fire
Autodesk Introduces Shotgun to Flame Family
At IBC 2014, Autodesk unveils Flame 2015 visual effects software Extension 2, with included support for Shotgun Software, a cloud-based production tracking, review and asset management platform.
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Digital Nirvana Introduces New Media Management Platform At IBC2014
News: Digital Nirvana Introduces New Media Management Platform At IBC2014Suite of Applications Helps Broadcasters, Media, and Entertainment Professionals Save Time and Improve Efficiency with Strong Price/Performance.
At IBC2014 in Amsterdam next month, Digital Nirvana will introduce its Media Management Platform, which offers a suite of applications that allows users to capture, edit, share, and manage content - as well as prove compliance, monitor and analyze video. Digital Nirvana will exhibit this platform in the booth of EMEA Gateway during the IBC convention – Hall 9, Stand B14.
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iPro Lenses Used to Shoot Bentley Mulsanne Spot
When Austin Reza, Creative Director for Reza & Co. was commissioned to conceive and produce a commercial for luxury car maker Bentley’s new Mulsanne model, the fact that the automobile included Apple-centric features led him to consider shooting the project with an iPhone 5S.
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Shotgun Launches iPhone Review App, Shotgun Desktop, and MARI Integration at SIGGRAPH 2014
News: Shotgun Launches iPhone Review App, Shotgun Desktop, and MARI Integration at SIGGRAPH 2014New review and pipeline tools geared for artists and supervisors help creative companies work faster and more efficiently
Shotgun Software, developer of cloud-based production tracking, review & approval, and asset management tools for film, TV and games, delivered three major releases today to help creative companies streamline processes and go faster. The company launched a mobile app that brings the power of Shotgun Review to the iPhone; Shotgun Desktop, a native app shelf that gives artists fast access to productivity tools; and integration with The Foundry's MARI 3D paint software, which helps speed up the workflow for texture artists.
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Amazon’s Third Pilot Season Will Premiere August 28 in the US and UK
Pilot Episodes from Critically-Acclaimed Creators Including Shaun Cassidy, Jay Chandrasekhar, Marc Forster, Steven Soderbergh and Whit Stillman Three Half Hour Comedies and Two Hour-Long Thrillers Will be Available for Customers to Watch, Rate and Review Shows Star Noted Talent Including Selma Blair, Adam Brody, Sarah Chalke, Dana Delany, Ron Perlman, Paul Reiser, Chloë Sevigny and Mena Suvari
Amazon today announced it will debut its highly anticipated third pilot season August 28 on Amazon Instant Video in the US and the UK. Customers who watch the pilots will visit modern day Paris, step into the world of a vigilante who has visions from God, follow along as a psycho-physiological illness tears apart a town, explore the complexities of marriage, and take a trip to a country club in 1980’s New Jersey. Once again, customers are invited to watch and provide feedback on the shows they want to see turned into full series.
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Documentary Explores the Evolution, Proliferation, and Art of Apps
News: Documentary Explores the Evolution, Proliferation, and Art of AppsFilmmakers Jedidiah Hurt and Jake Schumacher Have Taken a Step to Uncovering Different Sides to the Cultural Awareness of Apps with the Launch of Their Documentary, "App: The Human Story."
There is no doubt you're reading this press release on a software application. It's safe to say that apps are transforming the way we live. Filmmakers Jedidiah Hurt and Jake Schumacher have taken a step to uncovering different sides to the cultural awareness of apps with the launch of their documentary, "App: The Human Story".
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Digital Arts, Engineering and Entrepreneurial Focused Cogswell College Launches "The Silicon Valley Immersion Experience" Program
News: Digital Arts, Engineering and Entrepreneurial Focused Cogswell College Launches "The Silicon Valley Immersion Experience" ProgramCogswell College, one of the world’s leading institutions offering a unique curriculum fusing Digital Arts, Engineering, and Entrepreneurship, has launched a brand new program entitled “The Silicon Valley Immersion Experience.” Now available to entrepreneurs and students on a global scale, Cogswell’s Silicon Valley Immersion Experience program just hosted its first group of participants – a team of entrepreneurs from Turkey. The announcement was made by Dr. Deborah Snyder, president and Chief Academic Officer, Cogswell College.
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The 2014 Original iPhone Film Fest Announces Its Free Call For Entries
News: The 2014 Original iPhone Film Fest Announces Its Free Call For Entries
Short Film Categories Are: Fiction, Docs, Student Directors & Music Videos
The Original iPhone Film Festival, the premier online event for iOS filmmakers, is excited to announce that they are now accepting submissions for the 2014 event. Submission is free and entries will be accepted through November 30th, 2014.
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Simian Releases Updated iPhone App “Simian Go!”
Groundbreaking iPhone App, Which is Receiving Rave Industry Reviews, Goes One Step Further by Enabling Users to Access Media Files Instantly, from Anywhere at Any Time.
Simian, the global leader in creative workflow and evolutionary media management solutions, has released the latest version of its groundbreaking iPhone app, Simian Go!, that makes it even easier for users to manage media assets while on the move. Users can now access any file in their media library through their iPhone or iOS 7 device and share them instantly with others using Apple’s streaming protocol Airplay.
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What Took You So Long Uses Shoots with iPhone & iPro Lens System from Schneider Optics
News: What Took You So Long Uses Shoots with iPhone & iPro Lens System from Schneider OpticsWhen Sebastian Lindstrom, co-founder of What Took You So Long, and his team journeyed to Liberia for their latest documentary, they employed an iPhone 5s equipped with the iPro Lens System® by Schneider Optics. “We are a small documentary production company that specializes in supporting non-profits and development entities around the world,” explains Lindstrom. “Our method of filmmaking depends on high-quality, lightweight equipment.”
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Adobe Releases New Creative Cloud Photography Plan for $9.99 Per Month
New Creative Cloud Technology Connects Latest Photography Tools; New Photoshop Mix Debuts for iPad
Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced the availability of the new Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan. Designed for anyone interested in photography, the new plan brings together -- for USD$9.99 per month -- Photoshop CC and Lightroom 5, two tools that have fundamentally impacted how photographs and imagery shape our visual culture, as well as Lightroom’s breakthrough mobile apps on iPad and now iPhone. Also introduced today is the all-new Photoshop Mix, a new iPad app that provides access to powerful Photoshop features normally confined to the desktop, enabling compositing and transformative edits while on the go. Built using the new Adobe Creative SDK, Photoshop Mix delivers new levels of Adobe imaging precision and magic to mobile users.
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Adobe Takes Creativity Mobile with New Creative Cloud Connected Apps and Hardware
Sketching, Precision Drawing and Photography Apps Extend Creative Workflow to iPad; SDK Unlocks Over 30 Years of Adobe Innovation for Mobile App Developers
Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) today unveiled a new suite of mobile apps and complementary hardware that connect Adobe Creative Cloud, the company's flagship offering for creatives worldwide, to iPad. A digital pen, Adobe Ink, and a digital ruler, Adobe Slide, bring true creative freedom and functionality to mobile devices. Adobe Sketch and Adobe Line enable the next generation of sketching and precision drawing on iPad, and are both optimized to support the new hardware. A third app, Adobe Photoshop Mix, offers a new Creative Cloud connected mobile workflow for anyone who wants access to powerful creative imaging tools on their mobile device. Finally, Lightroom mobile is now available for iPhone in addition to iPad, providing the most efficient way to manage and edit images across desktops, mobile devices and the Web.
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Adobe Announces All New 2014 Release of Creative Cloud
Mobile Apps and New Hardware Extend Creative Cloud Workflow; All Major CC Desktop Apps Updated
Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE), the leader in creative software, today continued to drive Creative Cloud innovation by announcing 14 new versions of CC desktop applications, including essential tools such as Adobe Photoshop CC, Adobe Illustrator CC, Adobe Dreamweaver CC and Adobe Premiere Pro CC. The biggest Adobe software release since CS6, it also includes four new mobile apps, the immediate availability of creative hardware, updates to Creative Cloud services and new offerings for enterprise, education and photography customers. Yesterday, Adobe announced that there are now over 2.3 million Creative Cloud subscriptions, far exceeding original projections when it was unveiled two years ago.
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SimLab Soft announces the release of SimLab Composer 2015.
News: SimLab Soft announces the release of SimLab Composer 2015.SimLab Composer 2015 presents a complete redesign of SimLab Composer, the new design focuses on lowering the barrier for new and current users to take advantage of the full sharing, rendering and animation capabilities of SimLab Composer. The new version introduces a workbench based GUI allowing the user to focus on the current task.
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The Tiffen Company to Showcase New Products From Steadicam, Domke, DFX and Lowel Lines at 2014 CE Week
Tiffen Will Celebrate This Year’s CE Week Presence with Exclusive Looks at Revered Imaging Accessories and a Special Reception for The Media
The Tiffen Company, a leading manufacturer of award-winning imaging accessories, will be showcasing its celebrated product lineup once again at this year’s CE Week. The industry’s official mid-year conference and new technology showcase, CE Week will be held in New York City at the Metropolitan Pavilion from June 23rd through June 27th, with line shows and exhibits taking place on June 25th and 26th. Tiffen will be showcasing its award-winning digital imaging accessories at booth #50 with Tiffen technology experts on hand to answer questions and host product demonstrations.
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Apple Unveils iOS 8, the Biggest Release Since the Launch of the App Store
Introduces iCloud Photo Library, New Messages Features & New Health App
Apple® today unveiled iOS 8, the biggest release since the launch of the App Store℠, giving users incredible new features and developers the tools to create amazing new apps. iOS 8 delivers a simpler, faster and more intuitive user experience, including iCloud® Photo Library, allowing you to enjoy your photos and videos more easily across your devices; new Messages features to easily share voice, video or photos with just a swipe; and an entirely new Health app that gives you a clear overview of your health and fitness data all in one place. iOS 8 also includes predictive typing for Apple’s QuickType™ keyboard; Family Sharing, the easiest way to share purchases, photos and calendars within the same household; and iCloud Drive™, so you can store files and access them from anywhere.
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Apple Releases iOS 8 SDK With Over 4,000 New APIs
Biggest Developer Release Ever Includes Extensibility Features, HealthKit, HomeKit & Swift
Apple® today released its iOS 8 SDK, the biggest developer release ever with more than 4,000 new APIs, giving developers the ability to create amazing new apps like never before. iOS 8 allows developers to further customize the user experience with major extensibility features like Notification Center widgets and third-party keyboards; and introduces robust frameworks such as HealthKit and HomeKit. iOS 8 also includes Metal, a new graphics technology that maximizes the performance of the A7 chip and Swift, a powerful new programming language.
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Apple Announces OS X Yosemite
News: Apple Announces OS X YosemiteIntroduces Refined New Design, Powerful Apps & Amazing New Continuity Features
Apple® today announced OS X® Yosemite, a powerful new version of OS X redesigned and refined with a fresh, modern look, powerful new apps and amazing new continuity features that make working across your Mac® and iOS devices more fluid than ever. The new Today view in Notification Center gives you a quick look at everything you need to know, all in one place; iCloud Drive™ is located within the Finder and can store files of any type; and Safari® has a new streamlined design that puts the most important controls at your fingertips. Mail makes editing and sending attachments easier than ever; Handoff lets you start an activity on one device and pass it to the other; and Instant Hotspot makes using your iPhone’s hotspot as easy as connecting to a Wi-Fi network. Yosemite even gives you the ability to make iPhone® calls on your Mac.
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The Steadicam Division of the Tiffen Company Expands Its Collection of Smoothee Stabilizing Options with New Drift Camera Mount
Capture All the Intensity, None of the Bumps With New Drift Camera Mount for Steadicam Smoothee
The Steadicam division of The Tiffen Company, a leading manufacturer of award-winning digital imaging accessories, has released a new Steadicam Smoothee mount for Drift action cameras, expanding its collection of stabilizer options for filming enthusiasts and professionals. The Steadicam Smoothee, which is featured in the new Apple “Powerful” commercial, lets users capture the action using Drift cameras, without the shakes normally associated with hand-held video. “The Steadicam Smoothee is helping shape a new generation of filmmakers,” comments Steve Tiffen, CEO and President, The Tiffen Company. “Cameras like the Drift offer a new level of versatility we once could have never even imagined. Combine that with the Hollywood ingenuity of Steadicam, and you enable a new class of filmmakers to capture their unique visions with clarity and quality. This latest addition to the Smoothee line continues to change the game for what’s possible in the world of small-camera filmmaking.”
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Skull Bound TV Chooses iPro for Social Media & Location Scouting
News: Skull Bound TV Chooses iPro for Social Media & Location ScoutingJim Kinsey, executive producer for Skull Bound TV, airing on the Sportsman Channel, uses the iPro Lens System to gain more versatility and quality from his iPhone’s still and video imagery.
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The Steadicam Division of the Tiffen Company Rolls Out Steadicam Smoothee Bonus Pack for iPhone 5 and GoPro
Featured in Apple’s new “Powerful” Commercial, Smoothee Captures Summer Vacations, Graduations, and Other Magical Moments with a Steady Hand
The Steadicam division of The Tiffen Company, a leading manufacturer of award-winning digital imaging accessories, is offering Steadicam fans an exciting new Steadicam Smoothee bonus pack. The introduction of Steadicam in 1976 revolutionized the world of film and video. Over the past three decades, Steadicam has been an invaluable, dynamic production tool in the industry. New generations of Steadicam camera stabilizing systems have been comprehensively redesigned to unleash endless creative possibilities. When purchasing a Steadicam Smoothee, users can now enjoy two mounts for the price of one. The new bonus pack features a mount for iPhone® 5/5s and a mount for GoPro® HERO® cameras — a 24.95 USD bonus value, offering even more stability for no extra cost.
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Spring Vacationers Combine High Tech and the Outdoors With Accessories From Adorama’s iPhone Toolshed
Adorama’s Handpicked Selection of Smartphone Accessories Expands to Include an Instant Lab for Mobile Photo Printing, An iPhone Case With Polarizer Filter, Solar Charges and Many More Accessories to Help Make Your Spring Vacation Unforgettable
Adorama, one of the world’s largest photography, imaging, video and electronics retailers, and a leading destination for iPhone photo specialty accessories, recently added a collection of vacation-ready smartphone photography accessories to its iPhone Toolshed– a carefully curated collection of unique, useful and fun iPhoneography gear. Whether you’re exploring a whole new city, taking a road trip to the beach or camping far from civilization (and a power outlet), smartphone users want their fully charged phones nearby so they can capture every spring vacation memory.
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axle Video Media Management to Be Showcased By New Partners Dell, Harmonic, IBM, Promise, and Qualstar at NAB 2014
Signals Broad Acceptance for “Radically Simple” Media Management
axle Video, the company redefining media management, is proud to announce five new strategic partners: Dell, Harmonic, IBM, Promise, and Qualstar. Each is a well-established provider of innovative, high quality storage solutions. Together, they address applications from on-line storage to archive, and appeal to customers from independent producers to global broadcasters.
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Matrox to Support Next Major Updates of Adobe Professional Video Editing Tools
Matrox Editing Cards and Devices will be Tightly Integrated with the Next Major Updates of Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Adobe After Effects CC for Rock-Solid Workflows from SD to 4K
Matrox® Video today announced support for the upcoming release of Adobe® professional video editing tools, including Adobe Premiere® Pro CC and Adobe Mercury Transmit for Adobe After Effects® CC, with the Matrox Mojito™ 4K monitoring card, the Matrox MXO2™ family of I/O devices and the Matrox Mojito MAX™ I/O card. WYSIWYG support for Adobe Photoshop® CC will also be provided.
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DAX Mobile Now Available as an iPhone App
iDailies® Service for iPhone App Available for TV and Feature Content Producers
DAX, the leading provider of production workflow applications, together with Prime Focus Technologies (PFT), is introducing DAX|Mobile® with iDailies®, a subscription service exclusively for Apple’s iPhone. The new iPhone app joins the iPad app in the iTunes App Store as an innovative collaboration workflow tool for professional TV/movie production, post-production, marketing and creative executives who require working 24/7 access to in-progress content.
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Apple Worldwide Developers Conference Kicks Off June 2 at Moscone West in San Francisco
Developers Can Apply for WWDC Tickets Starting Today
Apple® today announced that it will hold its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) June 2 through June 6 at San Francisco’s Moscone West. At this year’s five-day conference, developers from around the world will learn about the future of iOS and OS X®, giving them the latest tools and technologies to continue creating the most innovative apps for the millions of iOS and Mac® customers worldwide. WWDC will feature more than 100 technical sessions, over 1,000 Apple engineers, hands-on labs to help developers integrate new technologies and fine tune their apps, as well as the Apple Design Awards which showcase the best apps from the past year.
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Switronix NAB 2014 New Product Releases
Switronix is excited to announce new products debuting at NAB 2014 in Las Vegas.
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Frankie Simplifies the Remote Video Review-and-Approval Workflow at Drive Thru
Postproduction Company Makes Use of Flexible Review Platform for Its Ad Campaigns
Frankie, the browser-based and interactive video review tool from the maker of Academy Award™-winning cineSync, is a key part of the review-and-approval process for the commercial campaigns of Drive Thru. Based in Minneapolis, Drive Thru is a production and postproduction company that relies on Frankie during sales pitches, throughout its internal creative process and for collaborative review-and-approval sessions with clients. With Frankie, companies like Drive Thru now have an innovative tool to streamline the creation and approval process in the era of remote postproduction workflows.
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LiveGrade Pro 2.0 Integrates a New LiveGrade iPhone app for Remote control and Comes with ACES Support, a Revised User Interface, and File Grading Capabilities.
News: LiveGrade Pro 2.0 Integrates a New LiveGrade iPhone app for Remote control and Comes with ACES Support, a Revised User Interface, and File Grading Capabilities.LiveGrade Pro 2.0 integrates a new LiveGrade iPhone app for remote control and comes with ACES support, a revised user interface, and file grading capabilities.
Pomfort, a provider of professional software for data and color management on the film set, has released a new major upgrade to its LiveGrade Pro solution. Beside ACES support, and new file grading capabilities, LiveGrade Pro now integrates a new iPhone app, which facilitates the collaboration with producers, directors, and cinematographers in the field while being away from the computer. Connected over WiFi, the LiveGrade remote app allows to select and apply grades, to bypass color, and to switch between attached LUT devices.
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axle Adds Mobile, Avid support to Radically Simple Workflow
axle 2014 lets users on laptops, tablets, and smartphones use media and collaborate anywhere
axle Video, the company redefining media management, today announced axle 2014, the newest version of its award-winning media management software, featuring much faster performance, up to 300,000 assets, optimized iPhone and Android support, and support for localized user interfaces. In addition, axle announced availability of the new axle Gear Pro configuration with support for the Avid® Media Composer® family of editors.
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Connected Data Opens Transporter Private Cloud Platform to Thousands of Desktop and Mobile Applications with Official Launch of Developer Program
Announced Today at MacWorld, Application Developers Can now Seamlessly Integrate With the Transporter Cloud Storage Platform to Deliver a Private, No Fee Storage Alternative to Users
Connected Data, the creator of Transporter, the world’s first peer-to-peer private cloud storage platform, today announces a developer program that simplifies and standardizes integration of third-party desktop and mobile applications with Transporter. Developers will now be able to provide direct access to Transporter from within their application and offer their customers a private cloud storage alternative with no monthly fees.
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New Lens Intro’s from Schneider Optics at NAB 2014
News: New Lens Intro’s from Schneider Optics at NAB 2014Schneider Optics, Leading lens and filter maker, Schneider Optics will make several product introductions in Booth # C9035 at the NAB convention on April 7, 2014 in Las Vegas.
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axle Adds Mobile, Avid support to Radically Simple Workflow
axle 2014 Lets Users on Laptops, Tablets, and Smartphones Use Media and Collaborate Anywhere
NAB (Booth SL15516) axle Video,the company redefining media management,today announced axle 2014, the newest version of its award-winning media management software, featuring much faster performance, up to 300,000 assets, optimized iPhone and Android support, and support for localized user interfaces. In addition, axle announced availability of the new axle Gear Pro configuration with support for the Avid® Media Composer® family of editors.
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SPLICE® Collaborates with Director Eric D. Howell on American Cancer Society PSAs for “Relay For Life”
News: SPLICE® Collaborates with Director Eric D. Howell on American Cancer Society PSAs for “Relay For Life”The creative team at SPLICE® collaborated once again with Director Eric D. Howell (“Ana’s Playground”) on a new PSA campaign for American Cancer Society entitled “Smashing Cancer.” The pro-bono effort was lead by Producer Jillian Nodland of Picture Factory, who first brought the concept to Howell. Taking on the project together, Nodland and Howell pulled in a crew to shoot the campaign. They also called on long-term partners at SPLICE to complete the post-production; including editorial, visual effects, design, graphics, animation, sound design and final mix. The PSA campaign was donated to the American Cancer Society (ACS) to help promote the organization’s 5,000 plus annual “Relay For Life” events.
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FOX Sports 1 Selects Aframe to Get Breaking Sports News and Insider Content to Air
By Eliminating Time-Consuming Transcoding Steps And Ingesting Original Format Master Copies, Aframe’s Secure Cloud Video Production Platform Streamlines The Breaking Sports Workflow
Aframe announced the success of its cloud video production and asset management platform at the FOX Sports 1 broadcast channel. FOX Sports 1’s Assignment Desk relies on Aframe technology for automated ingest and delivery of content from its global network partners and freelance sports journalists, called “stringers” for news media submission workflow.
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Mobile Generated News® (MoGN) Teams Up with iOgrapher LCC to Advance Citizen and Professional Mobile Journalism
Strategic Alliance Pairs MoGN Apps with iPad News Gathering Case
Mobile Generated News® (MoGN), and iOgrapher LLC form alliance to market products designed to enhance the Citizen and Professional Journalist experience. MoGN will now offer special pricing for the iOgrapher to its global customer base of news organizations.
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JVC Announces ProHD Broadcaster With Professional Streaming Services For Live HD Content Delivery For Web, Broadcast
News: JVC Announces ProHD Broadcaster With Professional Streaming Services For Live HD Content Delivery For Web, BroadcastJVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today announced its Professional Streaming Services for delivering live HD content to the Web and broadcast facilities. The new ProHD Broadcaster server powered by Zixi is the central component to the company’s new content delivery service. Available as a physical server or cloud-based solution, Broadcaster receives live HD video from compatible JVC camcorders, transcodes the signal for a variety of delivery platforms, and provides reliable transmission of the signal.
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New JVC ProHD Shoulder-Mount Camcorders Feature Advanced HD Streaming For Live Broadcast Or Webcast
News: New JVC ProHD Shoulder-Mount Camcorders Feature Advanced HD Streaming For Live Broadcast Or WebcastGY-HM850 and GY-HM890 Feature Exclusive Dual Codec Design with 12-Bit Image Processing, Interchangeable 20x Zoom Lens
JVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today introduced its new GY-HM890 and GY-HM850 ProHD shoulder-mount camcorders, which set a new benchmark in ENG camera IP integration. Complemented by a new interchangeable Fujinon 20x autofocus zoom lens, the new cameras deliver outstanding full HD image capture and delivery, while the built-in streaming engine, FTP and 4G LTE connectivity allows live HD transmission directly from the camera without being attached to external costly and cumbersome bonded cellular solutions.
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All New Mac Pro Available Starting Tomorrow
News: All New Mac Pro Available Starting TomorrowApple® today announced the all-new Mac Pro® will be available to order starting Thursday, December 19. Redesigned from the inside out, the all-new Mac Pro features the latest Intel Xeon processors, dual workstation-class GPUs, PCIe-based flash storage and ultra-fast ECC memory.
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iPro Lenses Now for iPhone 5, 5S, 4/4S, Galaxy S4, & iPad Mini
News: iPro Lenses Now for iPhone 5, 5S, 4/4S, Galaxy S4, & iPad MiniSchneider Optics, makers of the iPro Lenses for smartphones announces that the system now is compatible with even more devices. Now the set of 5 iPro lenses can add creative versatility for those using iPhone 5, 5S, and 4/4S, Samsung Galaxy S4, and iPad Mini.
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ARRI Offers Lighting Resource with new Photometrics App
The new ARRI Photometrics App for iPhone and iPad gives quick access to the properties and luminous outputs for ARRI’s renowned light fixtures. Created for lighting and cinematography professionals this free application is now available in the iTunes store. Once downloaded, this valuable tool puts a wealth of information right at your fingertips, whenever you need it – whether on set or shooting in remote locations.
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iZotope Masters Q&A Series, Part 2 Stephen Tibbo, Master of Audio: Post Production Dialogue Mixing
News: iZotope Masters Q&A Series, Part 2 Stephen Tibbo, Master of Audio: Post Production Dialogue MixingTibbo Saves Dialogue Performances with iZotope's RX 3 Audio Restoration Software for Independent Films
Stephen Tibbo is one of Hollywood's top production and post production sound engineers. Having earned two Emmy® Awards and a CAS Award for “Best Production Sound” through his association with the hit 'mockumentary' series "Modern Family," Tibbo is also an accomplished sound re-recording mixer who has worked on dozens of webisodes, short and independent films such as "Madison County," "Best Friends Forever," "Contracted" and many others. In his work as an ADR and sound re-recording mixer, Tibbo routinely relies on iZotope RX 3 audio repair suite.
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Imaginary Forces Adds Christopher Harrington As Director Of User Experience And Technology
News: Imaginary Forces Adds Christopher Harrington As Director Of User Experience And TechnologyImaginary Forces has announced that Christopher Harrington, former Creative Director for MartianCraft, has joined IF in a new position as Director of User Experience and Technology, reporting to Executive Producer and General Manager Gabriel Marquez. Harrington will oversee the strategic direction, growth and operation of Imaginary Forces’ interactive capabilities.
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eyeball Designs “John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes” Interactive Album App
News: eyeball Designs “John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes” Interactive Album AppNet Proceeds From App Sales To Benefit WhyHunger and its Global “Imagine There’s No Hunger” Campaign In Partnership With Yoko Ono
Strategic creative agency eyeball recently contributed its comprehensive design and production talents to “John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes,” an interactive album app that chronicles the former Beatle's life-changing trip to Bermuda in June 1980.
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Ensemble Designs Ships BrightEye NXT SDI/HDMI Clean Switch Routers
News: Ensemble Designs Ships BrightEye NXT SDI/HDMI Clean Switch RoutersEnsemble Designs announced today that it has begun shipments of its BrightEye NXT family of compact routers - the BrightEye NXT 410, BrightEye NXT 415, and the BrightEye NXT 430. The innovative routing systems, about the size of a club sandwich, provide clean and quiet switching of SDI, HDMI and Fiber Optic sources.
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Storage Solution Set To Cure Creative Industry Headache
News: Storage Solution Set To Cure Creative Industry HeadacheA complete network storage system designed to solve nagging IT problems hampering creative studios’ work has launched November 1st
Belfast-based IT company Rockstar Data has developed its Rockstar Server to change day-to-day life for studio managers, designers, production companies and others working in the creative industries.
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AJA Ki Pro Helps David Marks Capture Sole-Searching Documentary
News: AJA Ki Pro Helps David Marks Capture Sole-Searching DocumentaryDocumentary filmmaker David Marks approaches each new project with a genuine intent to improve the world and inspire human benevolence. Continuing this tradition, Marks' latest observational documentary, "In the Cobbler's Shoes," follows the workday of Misak Pirinjian - a hardworking shoemaker and owner of a reputable family business in Mill Valley, CA. Highlighting Pirinjian's daily interactions with customers and repairs on seemingly dilapidated shoes, the modern fable illustrates how one man's compassion can impact an entire community. To accurately depict Pirinjian's story, Marks relied extensively on an AJA Ki Pro file-based recording device to capture hundreds of hours of footage in Pirinjian's shop over the course of a year.
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IK Multimedia Announces iLoud, The First Wireless Portable Speaker Designed For Musicians, Is Now Available
News: IK Multimedia Announces iLoud, The First Wireless Portable Speaker Designed For Musicians, Is Now AvailableNow musicians can get studio monitor quality sound and power everywhere from a compact wireless portable stereo speaker
IK Multimedia, the leader in mobile music creation apps and accessories, is proud to announce that iLoud®, the first portable stereo speaker designed for studio monitor quality on the go, is now available from music instrument and consumer electronics retailers worldwide. The iLoud battery-operated speakers combine superior power, pristine frequency response and amazing low end in an ultra-portable design that makes it the perfect alternative to studio speakers for music creation, composition and playback on the go.
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New Pomfort Silverstack 3.3 Update With ARRIRAW And Transcoding
News: New Pomfort Silverstack 3.3 Update With ARRIRAW And TranscodingThe latest Silverstack 3.3 update includes real-time playback and metadata support of ARRI Alexa RAW sequences and comes with a brand new “First Look Transcoding” functionality that enables the efficient conversion of e.g. RAW sequences or other professional camera formats into QuickTime ProRes and H.264.
Pomfort, a global provider of professional solutions for data and color management on the film set, today releases a new update to its flagship software product Silverstack. The new Silverstack 3.3 adds real-time playback and metadata support both for ARRI AlexaTM RAW and for CinemaDNG RAW sequences – allowing an efficient quality check of footage directly at the film set, and enabling the organization and preparation of clips on the basis of technical and descriptive metadata in the Silverstack library.
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Matrox Support for Latest Release of Adobe Creative Cloud Now Available
News: Matrox Support for Latest Release of Adobe Creative Cloud Now AvailableMatrox® Video today announced the immediate availability of full support for the latest release of Adobe® Creative Cloud™ software across the entire line of Matrox MXO2™ I/O devices and the Mojito MAX™ I/O card.
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Next Version of iStopMotion to Support Canon DSLR Live View – Beta Test Now Open
News: Next Version of iStopMotion to Support Canon DSLR Live View – Beta Test Now OpenBoinx Software invites all animation experts and hobbyists alike to beta test the brand new DSLR live view feature in iStopMotion for the Mac. The beta version of iStopMotion supports live view with Canon DSLR cameras, including the Canon EOS 40D, 60D, 60Da, Rebel XSi (aka the 450D in Europe / Kiss X2 in Japan), Rebel T2i (aka 550D / Kiss X4), and Rebel T5i (aka 700D / Kiss X7i). In the past, when you wanted to use iStopMotion with a Canon DSLR camera, you had to do without the greatest feature of iStopMotion – the live preview with the semi-transparent onion skinning effect that allows you to see your next shot and make adjustments before capturing the frame.
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iPro Lenses Capture the Possibilities of Burning Man
News: iPro Lenses Capture the Possibilities of Burning ManThis year, when cinematographer Danna Kinsky made her pilgrimage to Black Rock City for the Burning Man festival, she took something new with her — the iPro Lens System from Schneider Optics for her iPhone. “By altering ordinary reality through environment, art and community, Burning Man provides unique conditions for healing, growth and liberation,” Kinsky explains. “Burning Man without a camera is like the desert without sand. This visual spectacle is better remembered when even if your photos can’t come close to expressing the ‘collective effervescence’ you were feeling in the moment.”
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Luminair for iOS 2.5 update released with support for Philips Hue, new Timing FX
Synthe FX is pleased to announce Luminair 2.5 for iOS, the latest update to the wireless lighting control app named 2012 "Lighting Control Product of the Year" by Live Design Magazine. New in 2.5 is the ability to control Philips Hue lights right alongside professional DMX-controlled lighting on stages, in film and TV production, architectural lighting and anywhere else creative lighting is used.
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OS X Mavericks Available Today Free from the Mac App Store
News: OS X Mavericks Available Today Free from the Mac App StoreApple® today announced that OS X® Mavericks, the 10th major release of the world’s most advanced desktop operating system, is available for free from the Mac App Store℠. With more than 200 new features, OS X Mavericks brings iBooks® and Maps to the Mac®, includes a new version of Safari®, enhances multi-display support, introduces Finder® Tabs and Tags and delivers new core technologies for breakthrough power efficiency and performance.
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Become a GIFted Animator With iStopMotion
Latest versions of iStopMotion for Mac and iStopMotion for iPad now include support for animated GIF export; iStopMotion for iPad offers new preference options ideal for school and workshop settings; special pricing on both apps until October 20!
From adorable animals to looping videos of the most memorable moments in television and everything in between, the animated GIF has been spreading its way through the interwebs like wildfire. And now with the latest update to Boinx Software’s iStopMotion for iPad (version 2.2) and iStopMotion for the Mac (version 3.2 - more info), you, too have the power to create the next animated GIF internet sensation. In iStopMotion 3.2 for Mac, you can save any sequence of up to 200 frames as an animated GIF right to your hard drive. In iStopMotion for iPad 2.2, you can export the first 200 frames of your animation as an animated GIF and send it by email or iMessage or upload it to your DropBox.
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Premier Action Sports Resort Nitro City Names Modus Operandi Digital Agency of Record
News: Premier Action Sports Resort Nitro City Names Modus Operandi Digital Agency of RecordModus Operandi, known for brand-enhancing digital and social media endeavors for hospitality heavyweights like Hard Rock Hotel, sbe and Beverly Hilton, has embarked upon a retained relationship with action sports resort Nitro City Panama. In 2011, Travis Patranas and William Hayes Wheelless (leaders of the popular action sports collective Nitro Circus) founded the beachfront resort, which has quickly become a go-to destination for action sports enthusiasts, professionals, and families from around the world.
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IK Multimedia Announces Irig Blueboard Wireless Midi Pedalboard Is Now Shipping
The first Bluetooth MIDI pedalboard for iPhone, iPad, and Mac, gives musicians hands-free control over music apps
IK Multimedia — the global leader in mobile music-creation apps and accessories — is proud to announce that iRig® BlueBoard, a groundbreaking new wireless MIDI pedalboard for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac, which gives guitarists, bassists, vocalists and keyboard players hands-free wireless control of mobile and Mac music apps, is now available from musical instrument and electronics retailers worldwide.
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iOgrapher® Filmmaking Support Case for the Apple iPad Mini Reaches Kickstarter Funding Goal; Now Shipping to Customers
iOgrapher Turns iPad Mini into a Handheld Rig or Tripod Mounted Studio for Pro and Consumer Filmmakers
The creators of the patent-pending iOgrapher® mobile filmmaking case for the iPad Mini (http://www.iographer.com) today announced that the Company has successfully reached its Kickstarter crowdsourcing funding goal and is shipping its first products - the iOgrapher for the Apple iPad Mini - effective immediately.
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"Video Shooter: Mastering Storytelling Techniques, Third Edition" By Barry Braverm Out Now!
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From Barry Braverman the 2nd Unit cinematographer of "Moonrise Kingdom" and Wes Anderson's original short subject "Bottle Rocket" comes "Video Shooter: Mastering Storytelling Techniques, Third Edition," a new book from The Focal Press. "Video Shooter" is a uniquely humorous and insightful guidebook that goes beyond the equipment and shooting technicalities to instill a practical and deep appreciation for the craft of visual storytelling. In his book Braverman draws from decades of experience working on high-profile documentaries and feature films to explain the makings of a truly compelling cinematic experience and program.
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Top Game Developers, Filmmakers Select OptiTrack Motion Capture
News: Top Game Developers, Filmmakers Select OptiTrack Motion CaptureCloud Imperium, Animatrik Film Design and ChAIR Entertainment Deploy OptiTrack’s High Performance Prime Series Mocap Systems for Upcoming Projects
Motion capture provider OptiTrack™ today announced installations of its Prime Series motion capture systems at several top entertainment production studios, including Cloud Imperium, Animatrik Film Design and ChAIR Entertainment.
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ACNE Adds Trio of Interactive Directors to Further Bolster Diverse Offering
News: ACNE Adds Trio of Interactive Directors to Further Bolster Diverse OfferingFollowing the recent signing of Interactive Director Jeff Levine, ACNE is pleased to announce the addition of three more industry-leading talents to its roster. Interactive director/music producer Drasko Vucevic, animation and effects pioneer Chris Gardner, and relentless innovator Eskil Steenberg will join the team, bringing decades of experience in creating and applying cutting-edge technologies to an almost limitless variety of projects.
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Amazon And CBS Corporation Renew Content Licensing Agreement For The Second Season Of "UNDER THE DOME"
CBS Corporation and Amazon.com, Inc. has announced that the companies have renewed their content licensing agreement for season two of the hit CBS series "UNDER THE DOME." The serialized drama from Steven Spielberg's Amblin Television, based on Stephen King's bestselling novel of the same name, will return for its second season on the CBS Television Network in summer 2014.
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iOS 7 With Completely Redesigned User Interface & Great New Features Available September 18
News: iOS 7 With Completely Redesigned User Interface & Great New Features Available September 18Apple® today announced iOS 7, featuring a completely redesigned stunning new user interface, will be available starting Wednesday, September 18 to iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch® users as a free software update. iOS 7 has hundreds of great new features, including Control Center, Notification Center, improved Multitasking, AirDrop®, enhanced Photos, Safari®, Siri® and introduces iTunes Radio℠, a free Internet radio service based on the music you listen to on iTunes®. In addition, iOS 7 has been engineered with deep technical and design integration with both iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c.
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Apple Introduces iPhone 5c—The Most Colorful iPhone Yet
News: Apple Introduces iPhone 5c—The Most Colorful iPhone YetAll-New Design, Packed with Incredible Features in Five Gorgeous Colors
Apple® today introduced iPhone® 5c, featuring an all-new design, packed with incredible features in five gorgeous colors—blue, green, pink, yellow and white. iPhone 5c is built on a foundation of features people know and love like the beautiful 4-inch Retina® display, blazing fast performance of the A6 chip, and the 8 megapixel iSight® camera—all while delivering great battery life. iPhone 5c comes with more LTE bands than any other smartphone in the world, a new FaceTime® HD camera, and iOS 7, the most significant iOS update since the original iPhone.
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Apple Announces iPhone 5s—The Most Forward-Thinking Smartphone in the World
News: Apple Announces iPhone 5s—The Most Forward-Thinking Smartphone in the WorldiPhone 5s Features 64-bit A7 chip, All-New 8 Megapixel iSight Camera with True Tone Flash & Introduces Touch ID Fingerprint Sensor
Apple® today announced iPhone® 5s, the most forward-thinking iPhone yet, featuring an all-new A7 chip, making iPhone 5s the world’s first smartphone with 64-bit desktop-class architecture for blazing fast performance in the palm of your hand. iPhone 5s redefines the best smartphone experience in the world with amazing new features all packed into a remarkable thin and light design, including an all-new 8 megapixel iSight® camera with True Tone flash and introducing Touch ID™, an innovative way to simply and securely unlock your phone with just the touch of a finger. iPhone 5s comes with iOS 7, the most significant iOS update since the original iPhone, engineered for 64-bit technology and featuring hundreds of great new features, including Control Center, Notification Center, improved Multitasking, AirDrop®, enhanced Photos, Safari®, Siri® and iTunes Radio℠.
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Sound Devices 788T Keeps Viewers Hooked On "Breaking Bad"
News: Sound Devices 788T Keeps Viewers Hooked On "Breaking Bad"Emmy Award-Nominated Sound Mixer Relies on Sound Devices Mixers and Recorders
When Production Sound Mixer Darryl L. Frank, CAS, takes to the set of the critically acclaimed AMC series "Breaking Bad" to capture the hit drama’s dynamic sound, he turns to the 788T and 744T Digital Audio Recorders, 442 Production Mixer and CL-WiFi Interface for 788T from Sound Devices, specialists in portable audio and video products for field production. He and his team were recently recognized with a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series, for their work on the show.
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Learn: Switronix FlyPack
Our newest power product is the FlyPack Power Distributor. Much like the JetPack, the FlyPack is an all in one power distributor, featuring an all aluminum chassis, with three 1/4-20 threads on the back for easy mounting.
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DVEO Launches Portable Dual Input SDI/HD-SDI Live Streaming & Encoding Appliance with Touch Panel Control – Compact System Weighs Only 7.4 Pounds/3.36 Kilograms
News: DVEO Launches Portable Dual Input SDI/HD-SDI Live Streaming & Encoding Appliance with Touch Panel Control – Compact System Weighs Only 7.4 Pounds/3.36 KilogramsNew Mamba DIG/IP™ Encoder will be Featured at IBC 2013, is Ideal for Electronic News Gathering and Live Streaming
DVEO, the broadcast division of Computer Modules, Inc. (CMI), is now shipping their new live portable light weight HD-SDI to IP streaming appliance with HD-SDI in that delivers content to iPads, laptops, OTT televisions, and mobile devices via IP. DVEO will debut the new system at Stand 2.A34 at the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam, September 13-17.
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Netflix Becomes Even More Personal With "Profiles"
New Feature Provides A Unique Netflix Experience For Everyone In The Household
Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX), the world's leading Internet television network, today introduced "Profiles," a new feature that makes it easier for everyone in the household to get the most out of Netflix.
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ADTEC Digital Launches iOS® Application For Remote Monitoring And Management Of Its Compression Platform
News: ADTEC Digital Launches iOS® Application For Remote Monitoring And Management Of Its Compression PlatformAdtec Multi-Viewer is the industry’s first mobile application for control of real-time video transmission
Adtec Digital, the global market leader in compression solutions, today announced the launch of their new iOS® Multi-Viewer mobile application, the first of its kind in the industry.
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Endemol’s Initial Uses Aframe to Speed Review & Approval on UK Celebrity Musical Competition Series “Your Face Sounds Familiar”
News: Endemol’s Initial Uses Aframe to Speed Review & Approval on UK Celebrity Musical Competition Series “Your Face Sounds Familiar”Producers Move 75-Minute, Full-Res Weekly Episodes To Review Team In Under an Hour, Instead of Next Day, Powered by Aframe’s Secure Cloud Computing Platform
Aframe said that Initial, a unit of Endemol UK and one of the country’s leading entertainment content creators and producers, is using the Aframe cloud video production and asset management platform to dramatically speed the review and approval process for “Your Face Sounds Familiar,” a comedic celebrity singing competition that debuted in the UK last month. Instead of shipping DVDs of the full 75-minute, full-resolution broadcast or contestants’ pre-airing performances, Aframe allowed the Initial team to upload content directly into Aframe’s secure cloud-based platform. From there, content was sent as an email link to an entire team of executives in well under an hour, for the entire team to review from any device, anywhere in the world.
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Matrox Releases Support for Adobe Creative Cloud and Avid Media Composer 7 on Mac and PC
News: Matrox Releases Support for Adobe Creative Cloud and Avid Media Composer 7 on Mac and PCMatrox MXO2 family of I/O devices and Matrox Mojito MAX card tightly integrated with popular editing apps tomaximize performance of I/O workflows
Matrox® Video today announced the immediate availability of full support for the latest releases of the Adobe® Creative Cloud™ and Avid® Media Composer® 7 families of professional video editing and content creation tools with the Matrox MXO2™ family of I/O devices and the Matrox Mojito™ MAX I/O card.
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Adorama and Canon Invite You to an Evening With Award-Winning Photographer and Filmmaker Vincent Laforet
Explore the latest trends and technology in filmmaking and photography at the FREE event hosted by Adorama and Canon on Wednesday, July 17th in NYC
Adorama, the leading supplier of pro video, photographic and consumer electronics products, will join Canon on July 17th to host an evening featuring Vincent Laforet. The free event will be held from 6pm to 8pm at Adorama’s event space at 55 West 17th Street in Manhattan. Laforet, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer, spent nearly two decades as a photographer for The New York Times, Life, Time, Newsweek, Sports Illustrated and National Geographic before transitioning to the filmmaking industry. At this event, Laforet will talk about this transition, as well as the hybridization and increasingly blurred lines of the filmmaking and photography industries. Laforet will also discuss the challenges he faced as he moved from editorial to commercial photography and then to commercial film sets as a director and cinematographer shooting commercials for clients including Sony, Adobe, Pepsi and Reebok.
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Bui’s Multi-Platform Endeavor Relies on OConnor, Litepanels, Petrol Bags & Anton Bauer
News: Bui’s Multi-Platform Endeavor Relies on OConnor, Litepanels, Petrol Bags & Anton BauerIt’s taken several years for cinematographer Lan Bui to bring Redemption: "The Darkness Descending" to completion. But it’s been worth the effort. The multi-platform project began as a 24 episode web series that allows the audience to enter an underground world and become part of the story through a groundbreaking interactive app, and has since grown into a feature film.
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New iPro Lens System for iPhone 5 from Schneider Optics
News: New iPro Lens System for iPhone 5 from Schneider OpticsTurns iPhone 5 into a Pro Camera with More Lenses and a New Case
Renowned lens and filter maker, Schneider Optics, announces that its popular add-on lens system for the iPhone is available for the iPhone 5. In addition, the system now offers a larger family of lenses, including a new Macro and Super Wide.
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MSE Names New Account Team Member – Daniel Flores
News: MSE Names New Account Team Member – Daniel FloresMatthews Studio Equipment, manufacturer of specialized support for the entertainment industry recently named Daniel Flores as their Account representative. Flores’ territory will be the Western USA and Latin America.
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MAXON CINEMA 4D Graphic Design Solutions To Inspire at HOW Design Live, San Francisco, June 22 – 26, 2013
3D Motion Graphics Design Visionary Nick “the Greyscale Gorilla” Campbell to Illustrate the Tight Integration Between MAXON CINEMA 4D and Adobe After Effects
MAXON, the leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions, returns as a sponsor of HOW Design Live, the preeminent graphic design industry conference providing creative professionals with inspiration, resources and the latest technology trends that promote creativity and elevate productivity. Sponsored by HOW Magazine, the conference takes place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco from June 22 – 26, 2013.
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Apple Releases Developer Preview of OS X Mavericks With More Than 200 New Features
News: Apple Releases Developer Preview of OS X Mavericks With More Than 200 New FeaturesApple® today released a developer preview of OS X® Mavericks, the 10th major release of the world’s most advanced operating system. With more than 200 new features, OS X Mavericks brings Maps and iBooks® to the Mac®, introduces Finder® Tags and Tabs, enhances multi-display support for power users, delivers new core technologies for breakthrough power efficiency and performance, and includes an all new version of Safari®. The preview release of OS X Mavericks is available to Mac Developer Program members starting today. Mac users will be able to download Mavericks from the Mac App Store℠ this fall.
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Apple Gives Sneak Peek Into the Future of the Pro Desktop
News: Apple Gives Sneak Peek Into the Future of the Pro DesktopApple® today showed a sneak peek into the future of the pro desktop with a first look at the next generation Mac Pro®. Designed around a revolutionary unified thermal core, the Mac Pro introduces a completely new pro desktop architecture and design that is optimized for performance inside and out. With next generation Xeon processors, dual workstation-class GPUs, Thunderbolt 2, PCIe-based flash storage, and ultra-fast ECC memory, the new 9.9-inch tall Mac Pro packs an amazing amount of power into an incredibly small package.
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Apple Unveils iOS 7
Completely Redesigned With Stunning User Interface & Great New Features
Apple® today unveiled iOS 7, the most significant iOS update since the original iPhone®, featuring a stunning new user interface. iOS 7 is completely redesigned with subtle motion, an elegant color palette and distinct, functional layers that make it feel more alive. The typography has been refined for a cleaner, simpler look, and the use of translucency and motion makes even simple tasks more engaging. iOS 7 has hundreds of great new features, including Control Center, Notification Center, improved Multitasking, AirDrop®, enhanced Photos, Safari®, Siri® and introduces iTunes Radio™, a free Internet radio service based on the music you listen to on iTunes®.
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Radio Stations Tailored to You Based on the Music You Listen to on iTunes
News: Radio Stations Tailored to You Based on the Music You Listen to on iTunesApple® today announced iTunes Radio™, a free Internet radio service featuring over 200 stations and an incredible catalog of music from the iTunes Store®, combined with features only iTunes® can deliver. When you tune into iTunes Radio on your iPhone®, iPad®, iPod touch®, Mac®, PC or Apple TV®, you’ll have access to stations inspired by the music you already listen to, Featured Stations curated by Apple and genre-focused stations that are personalized just for you. iTunes Radio evolves based on the music you play and download. The more you use iTunes Radio and iTunes, the more it knows what you like to listen to and the more personalized your experience becomes. iTunes Radio also gives you access to exclusive “first listen” premieres from top selling artists, Siri® integration, plus the ability to tag or buy anything you hear with just one click.
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James Orlowski’s City Footage Available from Shutterstock
News: James Orlowski’s City Footage Available from ShutterstockWhen it comes to creative cityscape footage, James Orlowski has it covered with everything from local hotspots to historical landmarks.
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Adorama Now Offering the Flashpoint 7” LED Field Monitor
News: Adorama Now Offering the Flashpoint 7” LED Field Monitor
With 1280x800 resolution, 16:9 aspect ratio and HDMI input/output, the newly enhanced field monitor is the perfect companion to all video-capable DSLR or HD camcorders
Adorama, one of the world’s largest photography, imaging, video and electronics retailers, and a leading destination for iPhone photo specialty accessories, introduces the new and improvedFlashpoint 7” LED Field Monitor to its extensive collection of HDSLR tools.
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iStopMotion for iPad 2.1 Updated with WebDAV Support and Push Notifications
Boinx Software has just released iStopMotion for iPad 2.1. The latest update to the software company’s stop motion animation app for the iPad® 2 or higher now offers WebDAV support and push notifications. With WebDAV support, teachers using iStopMotion for iPad to enhance the curriculum can easily set up a local server to collect work created on multiple iPads, allowing students to collaborate on class- or school-wide projects. This eliminates the need for a cloud service such as YouTube or Dropbox, which is especially important since using the cloud is often restricted in many schools.
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Adorama Introduces the Flashpoint 180 Monolight and Battery Kit
News: Adorama Introduces the Flashpoint 180 Monolight and Battery KitThe professional all-in-one lighting kit now available at the special price of $199.95 for a limited time only
Adorama, one of the world’s largest photography, imaging, video and electronics retailers, and a leading destination for iPhone photo specialty accessories, is now selling the new Flashpoint 180 Monolight Kit. The Flashpoint 180 Monolight is compact and ideal for on-location shooting. Lightweight and versatile, the complete lighting kit comes pre-loaded with all the accessories needed to achieve the perfect lighting for any shoot, including a case to carry it all.
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Matthews Studio Equipment to Feature Academy Award-winning MATTHEWS MAX MENACE ARM and Five New Products at Cinegear 2013
MATTHEWS MAX MENACE ARM, designed by key grip Richard Mall and manufactured by MSE, winner of this year’s Academy SciTech Award takes center stage on New York Street during this year’s Cinegear Expo. Accompanying MAX are five new Matthews support products; LazySuzy (which win a coveted Black Diamond Award at NAB 2013), the Makalu remote head system, the Matthews Slider, UnderslingLITE – a new addition to the Intel-A-JibLITE and wireless function for Floatcam’s DC/HD-DC Slider.
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Turn Your Computer Screen Into a Movie Set With iStopMotion 3.1
New Screen Capture feature provides animators with a new medium for animating
iStopMotion 3.1, the latest upgrade to Boinx Software’s award-winning stop motion animation software, now includes a Screen Capture feature, requested by many users. Artists can easily capture frames from the screen to create stop motion animations or timelapse movies by pairing the software with illustration programs such as Photoshop or InDesign, or any other app, for example, to document the creation of a drawing. They can then export movies in Apple® ProRes format (if the codec is installed), and import directly into Final Cut Pro® X for further editing, without the need to transcode. iStopMotion 3.1 continues to be perfected with bug fixes for better functionality.
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MelroseMAC Designated an Object Matrix Premier Reseller in Los Angeles
MelroseMAC was recently designated a Premier Reseller for Object Matrix, a software storage solutions provider based in Cardiff, Wales, UK.
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The Tiffen Company Congratulates Steadicam Inventor Garrett Brown on Induction Into the 2013 National Inventors Hall of Fame
Innovator Garrett Brown honored for camera stabilizer that revolutionized the art of filmmaking, making the “steadishot” one of the most dynamic and visually engaging forms of cinematography
The Tiffen Company, a leading manufacturer of award-winning accessories for the still imaging, video, motion picture and broadcast markets, is proud to announce Steadicam inventor Garrett Brown’s induction into the National Inventors Hall of Fame (May 2013). Introduced in 1975, Steadicam camera stabilization technology revolutionized the film industry by enabling cinematographers to capture lengthy motion shots without the shakiness of handheld cameras or cumbersome dolly workflows. Brown’s invention was immediately embraced and used to create iconic running and chase scenes in epic blockbusters “Bound for Glory” (1976), “Marathon Man” (1976) and “Rocky” (1976).
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Adorama Rolls Out Special on Pro Optic Auto Extension Tube Sets for Canon EOS, Nikon AF SLR, and Sony Alpha Cameras
Magnify your subject and achieve impressive macro shots with extension tubes from Adorama Pro Optic; special savings for a limited time only
Adorama, one of the world’s largest photography, imaging, video and electronics retailers, and a leading destination for iPhone photo specialty accessories, is now offering special savings on Pro Optic Auto Extension Tube Sets for Canon EOS, Nikon AF SLR, and Sony Alpha cameras. Sets come with three tubes of different lengths (31mm, 21mm and 13mm), which can be combined in seven different ways to achieve varying degrees of magnification. The extension tubes are perfect for coupling with TTL metering and AE mechanisms and allow full auto focusing with respective cameras*.
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Adorama Introduces Flashpoint Video Shootskate II Dolly for Film and Video Production
News: Adorama Introduces Flashpoint Video Shootskate II Dolly for Film and Video Production
Adorama, one of the world’s largest photography, imaging, video and electronics retailers, and a leading destination for iPhone photo specialty accessories, has begun selling the Flashpoint Video Shootskate II Dolly. With a slick design and graceful gliding, the dolly facilitates silky smooth camera movements for film and video production from dynamic low angles to tabletop. The super subtle wheels absorb and dampen vibration to the camera while independently locking turrets provide for a variety of styles of dolly rolls according to personal preference or surface conditions.
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From Universal Studios Home Entertainment: "Jurassic Park 3D"
News: From Universal Studios Home Entertainment: "Jurassic Park 3D"Own Steven Spielberg's Groundbreaking Classic For The First Time In State-Of-The Art 3D
Experience one of the most influential films in motion-picture history with director Steven Spielberg's ultimate thrill ride " Jurassic Park 3D" . To commemorate the film's 20th anniversary, the epic blockbuster has been remastered with advanced 3D formatting that presents the Academy Award®-winning visual effects in a fashion that was unimaginable during the film's first release. Jurassic Park 3D will be available on Blu-ray™ 3D, a 2D version of the film on Blu-ray™, DVD, UltraViolet™ and Digital Download with an all-new 3D bonus feature on April 23, 2013 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.
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Studio Technologies Demonstrates MODEL 5190 Remote Control unit at The 2013 NAB show
News: Studio Technologies Demonstrates MODEL 5190 Remote Control unit at The 2013 NAB showUsers Can Access 5100-Series Modules from iPad, iPhone or Other Internet-Capable Devices
Studio Technologies Inc., the manufacturer of tailored, high-performance video, audio and fiber-optic products for the professional audio and broadcast markets, demonstrates its new Model 5190 Remote Access Module at the 2013 NAB Show (Booth C5449). The 5190 allows for the remote control and monitoring of key functions of Studio Technologies’ popular 5100-Series of audio modules via the Internet from an iPad®, iPhone® or other Internet-capable device. The demonstration links a standard 10/100 Ethernet port via the 5190 with up to 16 5100-Series modules. Resources within the 5190, including Web-server and SNMP agent applications, provide the actual user experience.
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MelroseMAC Creates New AVID Workflow For Ultimate Fighting Championship's "UFC Ultimate Insider" and "UFC Road to the Octagon"
MelroseMAC, a technology reseller and systems integration company, recently completed work for PositiveImage Video, Inc. (PIV). The production company, owned by the UFC's live television director, Anthony Giordano, produces Ultimate Fighting Championship's "UFC Ultimate Insider" and "UFC Road to the Octagon." Through its professional services division, MelroseTEC, the company redesigned the post workflow from input to archival, utilizing both existing and new technology to provide an end-to-end custom solution.
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Matrox Announces Support for the Next Version of Adobe Professional Video Editing Tools
Matrox MXO2 family of I/O devices and Matrox Mojito MAX I/O card will be tightly integrated with the next version of Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe SpeedGrade, including the Adobe Mercury Transmit feature.
Matrox® Video today announced support for the upcoming release of Adobe® professional video editing tools, including Adobe Mercury Transmit for Adobe Premiere® Pro and Adobe SpeedGrade™, with the Matrox MXO2™ family of I/O devices and the Matrox Mojito MAX™ I/O card. The award-winning Matrox I/O products provide broadcast-quality video and audio input, output and monitoring to enable traditional tape-based workflows including deck control for frame-accurate batch capture and print-to-tape. They are also the only I/O solutions on the market that let users encode H.264 files for delivery to the web, iPad® and iPhone® up to five times faster than software alone without sacrificing quality. In addition, MXO2 devices provide cross-platform Mac® and Windows® support and are still the only solutions that connect anywhere, Mac and PC, via Thunderbolt™, PCIe® or ExpressCard/34®—with the same versatile unit. WYSIWYG support for Adobe After Effects® and Adobe Photoshop® will also be provided.
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Avid Interplay Pulse Helps Newsrooms Easily Deliver Content to Web, Mobile, and Social Platforms
Integration of multi-platform delivery with Avid’s connected newsroom solution set and unified web client accelerates reach, ratings, and revenue
Avid® (NASDAQ: AVID) today announced Avid Interplay® Pulse, a multi-platform content distribution solution. Pulse, representing another advancement of the Avid Everywhere vision, quickly delivers content to an ever-increasing variety of online, mobile, and social platforms everywhere, in the right form and format for each. In conjunction with Interplay Pulse, the Avid connected newsroom solution set enables news organizations of every size to combine story and video elements to deliver news as it happens, and distribute it to the devices consumers prefer.
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Infostrada unveils new Centralparq functionality for Avid, EVS, Quantel and Dropbox
News: Infostrada unveils new Centralparq functionality for Avid, EVS, Quantel and Dropbox- Other new functions include Talent Module, Graphics Wrapper -
At NAB 2013 Infostrada will present some major new modules for its Centralparq line of unique cloud-based production workflow tools. New functions include expanded support for production asset management systems including Avid, EVS and Quantel, and a smooth integration of file storage services like Dropbox, Google Drive, SkyDrive and Box in production workflows.
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Adorama Offers Flashpoint 3 Lighting Kit with Light Stands, 3-33” Umbrellas, Socket, Bulbs & Case
News: Adorama Offers Flashpoint 3 Lighting Kit with Light Stands, 3-33” Umbrellas, Socket, Bulbs & CaseAdorama, one of the world’s largest photography, imaging, video and electronics retailers, and a leading destination for iPhone photo specialty accessories, has begun selling the Flashpoint 3 Lighting Kit with Light Stands, 3-33” Umbrellas, Socket, Bulbs & Case. Designed with photographers in mind, the Lighting Kit’s fluorescent lighting system is the perfect kit for all complex lighting needs. Easily customize the lighting setup by adding diffusers for a softer effect, or collapsible reflectors to alter the quality of the light. All pieces break down easily for storage in the included case. Whether shooting in the studio or on location, the Flashpoint 3 Lighting Kit is ready for anything.
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Fueling creativity at Coyote Post
Post-production studio stays nimble with Adobe Creative Cloud Located in the historic Silver Lake neighborhood in Los Angeles, Coyote Post offers clients a range of post-production services, from editorial through to final color. Only a couple of years young, the studio has assembled a talented team of video editors, visual...
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#8 Welcome to the Low End
Hi everyone. It's been over a year since we last made one of these walk through videos. There are many reasons we took so long. The first is that we've been too dang busy. The second is that it's pretty much impossible to feature the professional work we actually do...
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Want Better Smartphone Photos? Shoot with HDR
Whether your smartphone is your behind the scenes, some of the time, or primary camera… it’s important you make the most of it. While the sensors in many smartphones often rival point-and-shoot cameras, I frequently see people underutilize their capabilities. For example, here’s a single image taken on the iPhone...
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3D Camera Tracking in After Effects Part TWO
In this tutorial, Kevin P McAuliffe shows you, much like in the first tutorial, the ins and outs of the 3D Camera Tracker effect, but in this tutorial, he's using footage shot with an iPhone, as well as the underutilized Rotobrush tool.
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Quick Tip - Encoding Clips in OSX Lion
With Apple's new OS, there are many "hidden" features that aren't apparent at first glance. This first Lion quick tip is perfect anyone looking to take video file, and quickly stream it for an iPod, iPhone, iPad, or even for FCPX.
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History of 3D Movies with Ray Zone, ILM does Nuke, Apple Snow Leopard, Swift 3D v6, Acrobat.com ends beta, Music2Hues, iPhone 3G S shoots video, updated Macbooks and more creative news and interviews - creativecow.net
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