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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 02:30:12 GMT Bexel Expands Inventory with $13 Million Investment to Support 2014 FIFA World Cup™ and Beyond http://news.creativecow.net/story/876425 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876425 (Burbank, California--July 21, 2014) Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Groups Services Division and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, recently completed a major inventory upgrade to support the companys extensive installations for both the Spanish and English-speaking U.S. r Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:59:24 GMT Schneider Optics Cine-Xenar III Primes Capture Classic Look for Sweatpants Media http://news.creativecow.net/story/876424 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876424 (Van Nuys, California--July 21, 2014) When Sweatpants Media was contracted by the Viceroy Hotel Group to feature their newest location, the Viceroy New York in Manhattan they knew that the piece would need to communicate a high-end, high fashion feel. The clients expectations were, as always, high. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:29:47 GMT Sony Pictures Entertainment Teams Up With Iconic Video Game Companies As Classic Characters Come Tog http://news.creativecow.net/story/876421 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876421 (Culver City, California--July 21, 2014) Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today that the studio has brought together an extraordinary number of iconic video game companies, whose classic characters including PAC-MAN, Donkey Kong, Centipede, Galaga, Frogger, Qbert, and Space Invaders will be f Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:53:14 GMT Jünger Audio's IBC 2014 Line Up Delivers Perfect Voice Recording http://news.creativecow.net/story/876420 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876420 (Berlin, Germany--July 21, 2014) At IBC 2014 (10.A49), dynamics processing specialist Jnger Audio will show its DAP4 VAP Voice Processor a unique unit that is designed to make life easier for engineers working in radio stations, TV production voice-over studios and feature film ADR facilities. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:35:05 GMT Origin Digital Studios Opens in Burbank as New Collective of Veteran Visual Effects Artists, Produce http://news.creativecow.net/story/876418 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876418 (Burbank, California--July 21, 2014) Origin Digital Studios has been launched in Burbank as a new collective of veteran visual effects artists, producers and supervisors. The company has been designed to service the needs of high-profile television programs, commercials, feature films, and special v Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:09:39 GMT Stephen Arnold Music Names Scott Saldinger VP Of Strategy & Vision Management http://news.creativecow.net/story/876417 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876417 (Dallas, Texas--July 21, 2014) Stephen Arnold Music, the World Leaders in Sonic Branding and home of The Vault production music library, have announced a new addition to their executive team. Scott Saldinger has been named Vice President of Strategy amp Vision Management and will oversee and lead th Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:54:43 GMT Thinkbox Opens Deadline 7 Beta http://news.creativecow.net/story/876416 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876416 (July 21, 2014) Thinkbox Software has released a beta build of Deadline 7 for the highly scalable management of render farms and compute resources. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:46:36 GMT Flashpoint and Glow Brands Win Best in Show Awards From "Professional Photographer Magazine" http://news.creativecow.net/story/876415 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876415 (New York, New York--July 21, 2014) Adorama, one of the worlds largest photography, video, imaging and electronics retailers, today announced two of its exclusive brands Flashpoint and Glow have each been named Best in Show winners in the annual Hot One Awards from Professional Photographer magazi Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:41:39 GMT Profiles in History Heads To San Diego Comic-Con To Preview Its Newest And One Of Its Most Extensive http://news.creativecow.net/story/876419 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876419 (Los Angeles, California--July 21, 2014) Leading Hollywood entertainment auction house, Profiles in History is heading to San Diego Comic-Con 2014 to showcase one of its most diverse collections of entertainment memorabilia to date. A preview to Profiles In Historys next Hollywood Icons auction, sch Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:25:32 GMT Tom Lowe’s “Mojave Movement” Debuts at The G2 Gallery http://news.creativecow.net/story/876414 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876414 (Los Angeles, California--July 21, 2014) Mojave Moonlight, a solo exhibition of nightscapes from fine art photographer and National Park Service Artist-in-Residence Tom Lowe opens July 29th at the G2 Gallery in Venice, California. The exhibition includes 23 photographs depicting iconic Mojave Nation Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:15:06 GMT Sci-fi Epic “Valiant” to Screen at Comic-con International San Diego http://news.creativecow.net/story/876412 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876412 (Los Angeles, California--July 21, 2014) Director Robin Phillips indie sci-fi adventure Valiant will screen as part of the Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival held in conjunction with Comic-Con International San Diego 2014. The screening is scheduled for July 26th at 615 p.m. at the Sa Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:04:47 GMT Milkt Director Danny Clinch and Ringo Starr Give Peace a Chance for John Varvatos http://news.creativecow.net/story/876411 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876411 (Marina del Rey, California--July 21, 2014) Building on his decade-long relationship with agency YARD and John Varvatos, Milkt Director Danny Clinch re-teamed with the iconic clothing brand to shoot PEACEROCKS, a FallWinter campaign starring legendary musician Ringo Starr that also supports his char Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:58:34 GMT Butter Music And Sound Signs Composer Mike MacAllister http://news.creativecow.net/story/876410 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876410 (New York, New York--July 21, 2014) Bicoastal music shop Butter Music and Sound has signed Senior ComposerCreative Director Mike MacAllister. Coming to Butter from Human Music amp Sound, MacAllister has composed commercials for numerous brands including Xbox, McDonalds, Apple, Google, and the NFL. C Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:38:22 GMT Stardust Re-Launches Clean, Aspirational & Focused Web Site http://news.creativecow.net/story/876409 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876409 (Santa Monica, California--July 21, 2014) Stardust, the bicoastal integrated production and design firm, has re-launched a clean, aspirational amp focused web site. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:32:31 GMT ‘Sharknado 2: The Second One’ Completed with Blackmagic Cinema Camera and Teranex 2D http://news.creativecow.net/story/876408 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876408 (Fremont, California--July 21, 2014) Blackmagic Design today announced that the Blackmagic Cinema Camera and Teranex 2D Processor, as well as a number of other Blackmagic Design products, were used on one of this summers most talked about sequels, Sharknado 2 The Second One. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:29:49 GMT AlphaDogs Digital Service Station® Provides Alternative Solution For Delivering Content http://news.creativecow.net/story/876407 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876407 (Burbank, California--July 21, 2014) Preparation for post-production deliverables is often an overwhelming and tedious experience. Getting the correct tools in place to cover the plethora of delivery specs that now exist in todays marketplace while ensuring projects are delivered on time and within Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:24:18 GMT Biscardi Creative Media Offers Atlanta-area Film and Television Rental Facilities http://news.creativecow.net/story/876406 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876406 (Atlanta, Georgia--July 21, 2014) Biscardi Creative Media (BCM) announces the immediate availability of rental space for film and television productions in the Atlanta area, including edit and color-grading suites, 5.1 audio mixing, screening room, production management offices, and insert stage wa Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:18:24 GMT Professional Photographer Magazine Honors The Tiffen Company With Two 2014 Hot One Awards http://news.creativecow.net/story/876422 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876422 (Hauppauge, New York--July 21, 2014) The Tiffen Company, a leading manufacturer of award-winning imaging accessories, has been awarded two Hot One awards from Professional Photographer. The revered magazine recognizes Tiffens Diffusion Effect Filters for DSLRs in 2014s best lens filter category and Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:07:37 GMT Cut+Run's Akiko Iwakawa + Jun Diaz Team On "Normal" Brand Launch Film http://news.creativecow.net/story/876423 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876423 (July 21, 2014) CutRun editor Akiko Iwakawa reunited with director Jun Diaz to collaborate on the new Normal brand launch film Ear Tailor via agency Partners amp Spade. The surreal amp original film presents the makings of equally original 3D printed headphones, custom make exactly for each users ea Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:13:02 GMT Q’ligent Brings Cloud-Based Monitoring Vision for Linear TV to IBC2014 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876405 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876405 (Melbourne, Florida--July 21, 2014) At the IBC show in September, Qligent, a specialist in cloud-based, enterprise-level monitoring, will demonstrate how its software-defined Vision solution extends the reach of media quality analysis for linear TV all while minimizing costs and infrastructure due Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:04:28 GMT Timeline TV Selects Aframe to Provide Collaboration and Flexible Workflows for Post Production on Ch http://news.creativecow.net/story/876404 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876404 (London amp, Boston--July 21, 2014) Aframe announced that its cloud video production platform has helped Timeline TV streamline the post production of Channel 4s historical drama The Mill. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:10:05 GMT 2wcom Launches New MM01 for Audio Contribution and Distribution over IP http://news.creativecow.net/story/876403 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876403 (Flensburg, Germany--July 21, 2014) 2wcom (IBC stand 8.E78) has announced the launch of MM01, a new compact multi-role solution for audio over IP contribution and distribution. Targeted primarily at studio-transmitter link applications, MM01 is designed for versatility, providing advanced redundancy Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:02:50 GMT Thomson Broadcast Builds Multiple Options into New Low-Power Transmitter Range http://news.creativecow.net/story/876402 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876402 (Conflans Sainte Honorine, France--July 21, 2014) Thomson Broadcast (IBC 8.C35) today announced the launch of a new low-power ultra-compact transmitter range. Available from 20W to 150W RMS, and designed to adapt to any field situation, the low-power range provides dualcast DVB-TDVB-T2 coverage exte Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:59:04 GMT MSE To Feature MatthewsSLIDER™ at IBC 2014 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876401 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876401 (Burbank, California--July 20, 2014) Matthews Studio Equipment, provider of unique support from clamps to MAX the Light Mover, Polly Dolly, Floatcams DC-Slider and more will feature their innovative MatthewsSLIDER in Hall 11, Row G, 71 at IBC 2014. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 20:32:27 GMT Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young's Highly-Anticipated Box Set, CSNY 1974, Debuts At #17, #37 And #81 On http://news.creativecow.net/story/876399 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876399 (Los Angeles, California--July 18, 2014) CSNY 1974, the long awaited boxed set from the historic 1974 Crosby, Stills, Nash amp Young arena tour, has debuted three times at 17, 37 and 81 on Billboards Top 200 Chart. In addition, the album is 1 on the Billboard Folk Album Chart. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:26:43 GMT World Cup "Concert in Rio" Scores Big with DPA Microphones http://news.creativecow.net/story/876398 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876398 (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil--July 18, 2014) When Spanish tenor and conductor Plcido Domingo took to the stage for the Concert in Rio, honoring the close of the 2014FIFA World Cup, television audiences received a crystal clear sound thanks to DPA Microphones ddicate Recording Microphones. Performing at t Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:41:13 GMT Biscardi Creative Media Begins Post on Victoria Stilwell's "Arson Dogs" http://news.creativecow.net/story/876396 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876396 (Atlanta, Georgia--July 18, 2014) Biscardi Creative Media (BCM) has begun post-production on a new web series called Arson Dogs for world-renowned dog trainer Victoria Stilwell and her Positively website. The series follows Victoria to southern Maine, where State Farms Arson Dog Training Program is Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:09:19 GMT Freefly Systems Wins 2014 Cine Gear Expo New Technology Award http://news.creativecow.net/story/876395 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876395 (Woodinville, Washington--July 18, 2014) Freefly Systems MVI stabilizers have taken the cinema and video production markets by storm, providing a way for cameras to capture incredibly stable footage handheld and on a variety of shooting platforms. The breakthrough features of Freeflys new MVI M15 st Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:02:11 GMT Small Tree Co-Founder and President Announces Retirement http://news.creativecow.net/story/876394 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876394 (Oakdale, Minnesota--July 18, 2014) Corky Seeber, co-founder and president of Small Tree, has announced his retirement from the company effective today. Founded in 2003 with Steve Modica and three other partners, Small Tree quickly established a reputation under Seebers leadership as a leading provi Fri, 18 Jul 2014 19:51:57 GMT Christie Realigns Global Sales with Appointments: Executive VPs and Vice Presidents Named http://news.creativecow.net/story/876397 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876397 (Cypress, California--July 18, 2014) Christie, the global leader in helping customers create the worlds best shared experiences, today announced several senior sales and business development management appointments. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 18:21:49 GMT Band Pro Expands Operations with New Berlin Office http://news.creativecow.net/story/876393 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876393 (Burbank, California--July 17, 2014) International cinematography retailer Band Pro Film amp Digital, Inc. has announced the expansion of their European operations with the addition of a new office in Berlin, Germany. Vojtech Pokorny, Digital Image Consultant Technical Sales, will head the new bran Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:43:20 GMT Runway Appoints Post Production Veteran Jeff Buchignani as President http://news.creativecow.net/story/876392 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876392 (Culver City, California--July 17, 2014) Runway, a leading independent supplier of editorial systems and related technology to the film and television industry, has appointed Jeff Buchignani as President. An 18-year veteran of the post-production industry, Buchignani arrives from a similar position Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:35:35 GMT IBC 2014 Preview: Custom Consoles to promote latest Media Wall, Module-R, EditOne and System Two at http://news.creativecow.net/story/876391 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876391 (Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom--July 17, 2014) The latest version of Custom Consoles Media Wall multiscreen mounting system makes its first European-mainland appearance at IBC2014, Amsterdam, September 12-16. Exhibiting on stand 8.A20, Custom Consoles will additionally display a television produc Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:29:42 GMT Pixel Power Takes Graphics on the Road for SABC http://news.creativecow.net/story/876390 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876390 (Cambridge, United Kingdom--July 17, 2014) Pixel Power, the innovative supplier of broadcast graphics and playout solutions, has delivered a further four Clarity graphics systems to South African national broadcaster SABC. The graphics workstations will be used in the broadcasters fleet of outside b Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:25:22 GMT Cobham’s Wireless Transmission System Proves Its Live Production Seaworthiness http://news.creativecow.net/story/876388 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876388 (Whiteley, Hampshire--July 17, 2014) Cobham, the RF transmission specialist company, has announced the successful deployment of its SOLO 4 Wireless Transmitter and PRORXB receive system for live television coverage of the Abu Dhabi Yacht Clubs Ghanada Dhow Sailing Championship on 7 June. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:13:42 GMT Australian Cinematographers Society Introduces Technical Achievement Award In Honor Of Miller Tripod http://news.creativecow.net/story/876387 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876387 (Sydney, Australia--July 17, 2014) Miller Camera Support Equipment, a leader in the production of innovating camera support solutions, is pleased to announce that the Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) recently partnered with the company to create a new industry award for the ACS National Awa Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:08:17 GMT Growing TMD Appoints Strategic New Hires at US Operation http://news.creativecow.net/story/876386 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876386 (Aylesbury, United Kingdom--July 17, 2014) TransMedia Dynamics (TMD), the leading provider of media asset management systems for digital and physical assets, has appointed two new strategic hires in its US operation in response to customer demand. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:05:15 GMT Blackmagic Design Announces New Apple ProRes™ formats for all Blackmagic Design Cameras http://news.creativecow.net/story/876385 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876385 (Fremont, California--July 17, 2014) Blackmagic Design today announced the immediate availability of Camera 1.8.2 software which adds three new Apple ProRes file formats for the Blackmagic Cinema Camera, Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera and Blackmagic Production Camera 4K. Camera 1.8.2 update is avai Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:57:38 GMT Ricky Schroder's "Starting Strong" Joins RFD-TV's Weeknight Lineup http://news.creativecow.net/story/876389 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876389 (Omaha, Nebraska--July 17, 2014) Season 1 of Starting Strong is set to premiere next Friday, July 25 at 1000 p.m. (ET). Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:21:49 GMT Trilogy Appoints New Sales Director http://news.creativecow.net/story/876380 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876380 (Andover, United Kingdom--July 16, 2014) Trilogy, a leading supplier of intercom solutions and master reference generators for the broadcast industry, has announced the appointment of Ewan Johnston as Sales Director. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:59:49 GMT Florida Videographer Charles Schultz Shoots Nature Segments For CBS Sunday News With Panasonic’s New http://news.creativecow.net/story/876379 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876379 (Newark, New Jersey--July 16, 2014) Director of Photography Charles Chuck Schultz last encounter with wildlife was with a congregation of alligators in one of their more famous stomping grounds, the Myakka River State Park in Sarasota, FL. Armed with his new AJ-PX270 P2 HD handheld, Schultz captured Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:55:10 GMT ATG Danmon Celebrates A Highly Successful Year In Supplying File-Based Workflow Solutions http://news.creativecow.net/story/876378 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876378 (Letchworth, Hertfordshire--July 16, 2014) ATG Danmon has been awarded the prestigious Partner Excellence Award from AmberFin in recognition of an outstanding year for sales and promotion of AmberFins iCR ingest, transcode, standards conversion, integrated quality control and review solutions. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:41:08 GMT Whitehouse Post and BBDO Explore the Power of Innovation for GE http://news.creativecow.net/story/876377 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876377 (New York, United States--July 16, 2014) Whitehouse Post Editor James Dierx recently collaborated with MJZ Director Dante Ariola via BBDO New York for What Would Happen, a stunning new spot for GE. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:36:30 GMT Pixel Power Drives the Buzz Around Social Media http://news.creativecow.net/story/876381 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876381 (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--July 16, 2014) 12-16 September, Stand 7.A31, Pixel Power, the innovative supplier of broadcast graphics and playout solutions, is set to transform social media integration with the launch of Buzz at IBC 2014. Buzz is a software accessory for Pixel Powers range of graphics-based Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:03:29 GMT Shotgun Software Passes Bishop Fox Security Audit http://news.creativecow.net/story/876376 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876376 (July 16, 2014) Shotgun Software, developer of cloud-based production tracking, review, and asset management software for film, TV and games (recently acquired by Autodesk), today announced that the Shotgun software application recently passed a full penetration test by global security auditing firm Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:00:35 GMT MTWD Entertainment Announces Partnership with renown Producer, April Simpson http://news.creativecow.net/story/876375 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876375 (Atlanta, Georgia--July 16, 2014) Award-winning MTWD Entertainment production team (Good Eats, This American Land, Network Earth, Foul Water Fiery Serpent) sets to launch a new multi-platform project Contemporary Living Network (CLN) in the Fall of 2014. CLN is gearing up for its launch in 2014 by d Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:13:21 GMT Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera for US$495 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876374 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876374 (Fremont, California--July 16, 2014) Blackmagic Design today announced an exciting Summer Special discount for the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera for the low price of US495. With a normal recommended retail price of US995, this Summer Special represents incredible value and is available for a limit Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:07:55 GMT German Fans Hooked on World Cup Content Managed by Calibre UK LED scalers http://news.creativecow.net/story/876373 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876373 (Bradford, Yorkshire--July 16, 2014) Germany-based rental and staging specialists CASSIOPEIA Veranstaltungstechnik GmbH supplied Calibre UK PremierViewProHD-LED image scalers in front of thousands attending packed public broadcasts in the cities of Offenburg and Achern in Baden- Wrttemberg, South-We Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:47:00 GMT Manhattan Edit Workshop Adds DaVinci Resolve 11 Workshops to its Stellar Lineup http://news.creativecow.net/story/876372 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876372 (New York, New York--July 16, 2014) Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, has just announced new dates for DaVinci Resolve workshops, which will be taught by Warren Eagles, professional color grader and c Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:37:47 GMT