Creative COW News Creative COW is home to the top-rated Adobe After Effects, Apple Final Cut Pro, Avid, Discreet Combustion, Media 100 844x and Pinnacle Cinewave user forums support communities. Dedicated to media professionals, the Cow offers "More Signal, Less Noise." en-us Sun, 21 Sep 2014 12:00:00 GMT PHP Script JVC Takes 'F.A.S.T. Track Tour' to South Florida, Washington, DC (Wayne, New Jersey--September 19, 2014) The F.A.S.T. Track Tour, JVCs series of presentations promoting the live HD streaming capabilities built into its camcorders and related products, will make its next stops in the South Florida and Washington, D.C. markets. The seminar will be held at the Hilto Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:55:00 GMT Zac Cavaliero's Animated Short Wins Reel 13 National Competition - Earning It A Broadcast Debut on T (Los Angeles, California--September 19, 2014) Zac Cavalieros short film, The Frank Job, showcasing the cinematographers skills as a character animator was Reel 13s voters choice this week, earning it a slot on national broadcast television on Thirteen-WNETs Saturday evening line up. The films storyl Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:41:42 GMT Everytime, the Collaboration App for Creatives (London, UK--September 19, 2014) WHAT IS EVERYTIME Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:35:36 GMT SIM Group Launches Operation in Northern Ontario (Toronto--September 18, 2014) The SIM Group, a leading Canadian supplier of technology to the film and television industry, is opening a new location in Northern Ontario. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:25:00 GMT Reel FX Hits 4.5 Million Render Jobs Using PipelineFX’s Qube! (Los Angeles, California--September 18, 2014) The tools that last are the ones that can roll with the punches. For Dallas, TX and Santa Monicas Reel FX, one tool has helped them manage 4.5 million render jobs in the most efficient way possible. Now in its 11th year of use, PipelineFXs Qube plays the Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:55:00 GMT cinec 2014 - International Trade Fair for Cine Equipment and Technology, which will take place in Mu (Mnchen--September 18, 2014) When images on the big screen take ones 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 Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:54:04 GMT TFO Toronto chooses Mediaproxy LogServer (Melbourne, Australia--September 18, 2014) Mediaproxy announces that TFO has chosen LogServer for its next generation compliance logging and monitoring platform at its Toronto based facility. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:52:17 GMT ABS Strengthens Operations Team with New Hires (SeaTac, Washington--September 18, 2014) Professional video and audio systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) today announced Mindy Siegel Baggett has been hired as director of operations, effective May 27. She is the latest hire in an ongoing effort this year to improve company Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:51:17 GMT Fairlight Unveils the Next Generation of Audio Post Production (Sydney, Australia--September 18, 2014) Internationally acclaimed as the first company in the world to introduce FPGA technology to the audio post production business, Fairlight has now consolidate its position as an innovator with the launch of its second generation Crystal Core (CC-2) technology. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:30:14 GMT IABM Training Academy – Bridging the Skills Gap with New Partners (Gloucestershire, UK--September 18, 2014) IABM Training Academy has signed partnership agreements with two leading training providers to introduce a range of wider technology and non-technical courses to its extensive educational portfolio. Expanding upon the success of its popular specialist broadc Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:27:37 GMT sQ Fileflow 2 launched at IBC: more flexibility, easier IT integration, faster workflows and increas (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 17, 2014) Quantel launched sQ Fileflow 2 at IBC, adding a raft of powerful new file handling capabilities for Quantel Enterprise sQ news and sports production system users. sQ Fileflow 2 delivers more flexibility, easier IT integration, faster workflows and increased Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:55:26 GMT Genetic Engineering 2 makes European debut at IBC (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 17, 2014) Genetic Engineering 2 made its European debut at IBC 2014. GE2 is Quantels shared workspace solution for multiple Pablo Rio and Pablo PA suites and delivers major productivity, scheduling and workflow benefits. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:52:42 GMT Quantel launches LiveTouch studio sports highlighting system (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 17, 2014) Quantel launched its new studio sports highlighting system, LiveTouch, at IBC. LiveTouch is a scalable system capable of supporting productions in several studios to maximise ROI. Uniquely, LiveTouch offers bidirectional editor integration making it faster a Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:51:27 GMT New software update for Pablo Rio and Pablo PA adds file format support and enhances workflows (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 17, 2014) At IBC 2014, Quantel demonstrated the latest new software update for its Pablo Rio color and finishing systems, bringing users a raft of new features and facilities that further reinforce Pablo Rios development as the post engine and finishing system of choi Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:49:49 GMT Quantel launches software version of Qube editor (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 17, 2014) Quantel launched the software-only version of its Qube craft editor at IBC, giving Enterprise sQ customers the choice to purchase Qube as a software or turnkey system. The software Qube supports the AJA Kona 3G for full HD and SD input and output. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:46:40 GMT AFP chooses Quantel for News Production Everywhere (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 17, 2014) Agence France-Presse (AFP), the worlds longest-established news agency, has ordered a global news production solution from Quantel. Scheduled to go into service during 2015, the AFP system brings together Quantel Enterprise sQ, QTube and revolutionQ technolo Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:44:14 GMT Superlounge Duo Jacob/Slade and JNA AdvertisingMake Kansas Lottery’s Dreams Come True (Los Angeles, California--September 17, 2014) Everybody has a dream. With its new campaign via JNA Advertising, Overland Park, Kansas, and directed by Superlounge duo JacobSlade, the Kansas Lottery encourages us to dream bigger. Lance McCormick and Tom Wirt were the co-creative directors for the cam Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:00:14 GMT Sennheiser’s Esfera wins IABM Design and Innovation Award (Old Lyme, CT--September 17, 2014) Sennheisers Esfera surround microphone system has been recognized with an IABM Design and Innovation Award. At the awards ceremony held on September 13th during the IBC in Amsterdam, the audio specialist received the award within the Audio category. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:51:31 GMT Anevia adds HEVC capability to its ViaMotion OTT video system (Paris, France--September 17, 2014) Anevia announces that its award-winning ViaMotion multiscreen over-the-top (OTT) video system now supports the H.265 HEVC (High Efficiency Video Coding) next-generation data compression standard. This support covers all OTT protocols including MPEG-DASH (Dynamic A Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:37:06 GMT Ina EXPERT Installs Broadcast Pix VOX Visual Radio Systems to Prepare Students for Emerging Trend (Billerica, Massachusetts--September 17, 2014) Visual radio is a growing trend, as many radio stations around the world are providing live video feeds of their radio programming via the Internet in an effort to turn listeners into viewers. Broadcast Pix today announced Ina EXPERT, an international s Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:33:42 GMT R2C Group Adds Facilis TerraBlock 24D to Keep the Creative Rolling (September 17, 2014) Portland-based R2C Group is the nations leading transactional brand building, direct response agency. The company creates, produces, distributes and measures messages that inspire consumer reactions to brands and products for clients like, Humana and Bissell. Unlike t Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:26:41 GMT Accusys ExaSAN & WD® Team Up To Deliver Solid Media Storage Solution (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 17, 2014) Accusys Storage Ltd., a pioneer provider of PCIe RAID products, with WD, a Western Digital company, and world leader in storage solutions, , announced that Accusys will make available the ExaSAN 16-bay PCIe 3.0 rackmount storage system (Model A16S3-PS) with Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:18:51 GMT IABM announces Design & Innovation Awards’ winners (Gloucestershire, UK--September 17, 2014) IABM has announced the winners of its 2014 Design and Innovation Awards at IBC in Amsterdam honouring the most outstanding broadcast media industry talent. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:11:19 GMT RE:Vision Effects Releases RE:Match for Sony Vegas Pro with Automatic Color Matching for Multiple Sh (September 17, 2014) REVision Effects, acclaimed effects plug-in industry leader and makers of Academy Award winning software, announces the release of REMatch for Sony Vegas Pro, taking intuitive color matching to a whole new level by addressing common color problems when using multiple shots ando Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:12:33 GMT Avid Everywhere Enables dock10 to Accelerate Innovation and Expand its range of Managed Services (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 16, 2014) Avid (OTC AVID) today announced that dock10, a leading media services provider, has embraced Avid Everywhere and implemented a fully integrated, end-to-end workflow centered upon the Avid MediaCentral Platform. The workflow, comprised of industry-leading Avi Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:44:56 GMT Avid Workflows for Digital Cinema Cameras (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 16, 2014) With a proliferation of high-resolution cameras, formats, and ever-evolving standards, todays editorial workflows are rapidly growing more complex. How can you integrate disparate technologies into a streamlined and cohesive workflow Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:43:01 GMT IRCAM Launches IRCAM Lab "TS" - Next Generation Time Stretching Application (Montral--September 16, 2014) The Institute for Research and Coordination in Acoustics and Music (IRCAM) today proudly announces the launch of IRCAM Lab TS as for TransposeStretching. TS is a very impressive time stretch, pitch shifter, remix, formant, noise tweaker that will blow the minds of profe Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:26:24 GMT JWT Atlanta Takes SCANA Energy Back to Its Roots (September 16, 2014) In this new campaign, SCANA Energy goes back to its roots with its iconic blue snap and jazz jingle. The fully integrated campaign, entitled SCANA Family, aims to reconnect with loyal customers and entice new customers through its offerings and competitive pricing. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:52:01 GMT Howling Music Launches Office in London with Grammy-Winning Producer David Hentschel (Nashville, Tennessee--September 16, 2014) Howling Music, a Nashville-based provider of original music for advertising, has opened an office in London in collaboration with Grammy-winning music producer, engineer and composer David Hentschel, known for his work with such artists as Elton John, Genes Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:44:00 GMT Director Nick Losq Joins Bully Pictures (September 16, 2014) Director Nick Losq, whose work combines humor and natural performances with cutting-edge visual effects, has joined Bully Pictures for advertising projects. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:38:28 GMT MIRA MOBILE M-12HD and SportsNet LA Capture High-Quality Close-Ups, Panoramic Shots and Night-time S (Wayne, New Jersey--September 16, 2014) When MIRA Mobiles new M-12HD rolls into Dodger Stadium on behalf of MIRA customer, SportsNet LA, it does so with shot-capturing skills that rival the speed and focus of any Cy Young Award winner. Four of the trucks six FUJINON XA99x8.4 ultra-wide field lenses Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:31:49 GMT Boris FX Adds ASSIMILATE SCRATCH Support to Boris Continuum Complete and Boris RED Product Lines (Boston, Massachusetts--September 16, 2014) Boris FX, the leading developer of integrated VFX and workflow technology for video and film, announces added host support for ASSIMILATE SCRATCH to its flagship product line, Boris Continuum Complete (BCC), and to Boris RED. The new products were unveiled Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:23:13 GMT Atomos On Show at photokina 2014 (Melbourne, Australia--September 16, 2014) Today Atomos have announced that they will be joining the exhibitor list for the first time at photokina 2014. Atomos will present Shogun and hot from IBC the new Power Station as well as all the latest recorders and camera accessories in Hall 04.1, Stand B Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:11:33 GMT Egripment and Trackmen Show Augmented Reality with Ventuz at IBC (Munich--September 16, 2014) The companies Egripment, experts in camera support systems for staging, broadcast and film, and Trackmen, developer of camera tracking technology, are taking their long-lasting partnership to IBC 2014. On their booth they will showcase full augmented reality TV sets, fea Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:57:23 GMT mLogic® Announces mTape® Extreme 10TB LTFS Thunderbolt Tape Drive (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 16, 2014) Following on from the hugely successful mTape, the worlds first Thunderbolt certified LTO-6 tape drive, mLogic are demonstrating mTape Extreme at IBC on the Global Distribution stand 7.J31. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:47:22 GMT Inaugural Edition of China’s First Art Fair Dedicated to Photography Achieves Huge Success (September 16, 2014) Thursday 4 September saw the launch of the most international photography art fair of the year Photo Shanghai - at the world-famous Shanghai Exhibition Centre. Visitor numbers exceeded 25,000, over the duration of the fair with galleries recording exceptional sales. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:24:13 GMT Audiofile Releases Loop Editor 2 (Minneapolis, Minnesota--September 16, 2014) Audiofile, a leading music technology company, today announced the availability of Loop Editor 2 on the Mac App Store. Loop Editor 2 is the perfect replacement for the now discontinued Apple Loops Utility and raises the bar with support for all loop types Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:07:10 GMT Vienna's SLASH FILM FESTIVAL Honors Troma's 40 years! Lloyd Kaufman to present Masterclass on Septem (New York, New York--September 16, 2014) Greetings from Tromaville Troma Entertainment President and Legendary Director Lloyd Kaufman recently went to Atlanta as a Special Guest at the 2014 Dragon Con, and now hes making his way to Vienna, Austria for the 2014 Slash Film Festival Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:03:26 GMT ContentAgent Gains AMWA Certification for AS-11 UK DPP Deliverables (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 16, 2014) It is announced today that ContentAgent, the workflow management and automation tool from ROOT6 Technology, has successfully met the criteria set out as part of the DPPs Compliance Programme, and has achieved AMWA certification. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:51:17 GMT Telestream Products Receive Official DPP Certification (Nevada City, California--September 16, 2014) Telestream, the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, received notice that its Vantage and Switch products were amongst the first to achieve DPPAMWA certification as part of the DPP (Digital Production Partnership)s new Complian Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:20:45 GMT New Lexus ES and IS Spots from Team One and RSA Director Laurence Dunmore Feature Artful VFX and Fin (Los Angeles, California--September 15, 2014) Two new spots respectively showcasing the 2015 Lexus ES and IS luxury sport sedans debuted last week thanks to the brands executives partnership with Team One Advertising, RSA Films director Laurence Dunmore and artists at Brewster Parsons and Cut amp Ru Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:38:47 GMT American Cinematographer Honors Gordon Willis with Commemorative Issue (Los Angeles, California--September 15, 2014) The prolific career and life of the legendary Gordon Willis, ASC will be the focus of American Cinematographer magazines October issue, which will include never-before-published excerpts from a conceptual memo on The Godfather, a pictorial spread featuri Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:50:11 GMT Next-Gen Quadro on Display at IBC 2014, at the Heart of Modern Media & Entertainment Workflows (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 15, 2014) Our new line-up of Quadro GPUs the K5200, K4200, K2200 and K620 will be on display in Europe for the first time at the IBC conference in Amsterdam, Sept. 12-16. And theyre arriving just in time. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:43:20 GMT Danvers Community Access TV Purchases FOR-A Portable Video Switcher as Part of HD Overhaul (Cypress, California--September 15, 2014) When Massachusetts Danvers Community Access Television (DCAT) recently upgraded its studio facility to high definition, the station did not take the task of ordering new equipment lightly. After extensive research, trade show attendance, and taking suggestio Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:35:46 GMT Miller Fluid Heads (Europe) Ltd. Announces Winner of Charitable Raffle at IBC 2014 (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 15, 2014) Miller Fluid Heads (Europe) Ltd., a leader in the production of innovating camera support solutions, hosted a celebration at the 2014 IBC Show on Saturday, September 13 (Hall 11, Stand D.30), as the company continued its ongoing 60th anniversary festivities Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:11:04 GMT Sennheiser launches Dante™ card for Digital 9000 wireless microphone system (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 15, 2014) At IBC, audio specialist Sennheiser is launching a Dante card for the EM 9046 receiver, enabling its top-of-the-range Digital 9000 microphone system to be integrated into Dante audio-over-IP networks. Users can conveniently route the systems high-definition Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:05:59 GMT Mistresses Has a Love Affair with DPA Microphones (Los Angeles, California--September 15, 2014) ABCs Mistresses is a primetime soap opera starring Alyssa Milano that is based on the lives of four girlfriends living in Hollywood who are involved in an array of illicit and complex relationships, but it is the shows miking solution that is far from co Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:55:13 GMT Hawthorne Direct Names Steve D'Amico Vice President/Account Director (Los Angeles, California--September 15, 2014) Hawthorne Direct, a full service Brand Response ad agency, has named Steve DAmico as the agencys new Vice PresidentAccount Director. Jessica Hawthorne-Castro, CEO, Hawthorne Direct, made the announcement. Based in Los Angeles, DAmico will report to Georg Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:51:05 GMT Canon U.S.A. Celebrates 75 Years of Optics Heritage with the Addition of Three New Lenses (Melville, New York--September 15, 2014) Following on the heels of its milestone of 100 million EF lenses produced worldwide, Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is excited to announce three new lenses adding to its rich history of developing and delivering outstanding optics t Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:45:50 GMT Three New High-End, Advanced Powershot Models from Canon U.S.A. Empower Photographers To Create Amaz (Melville, New York--September 15, 2014) Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced three new PowerShot models expanding upon its lineup of high-quality, compact digital cameras, the PowerShot G7 X, the PowerShot SX60 HS and the PowerShot N21. The PowerShot G7 X is the Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:43:02 GMT