Creative COW News http://news.creativecow.net/ 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 Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:00:00 GMT PHP Script kathlyn@creativecow.net webmaster@creativecow.net AlphaDogs Visits Jay Leno’s Garage http://news.creativecow.net/story/876884 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876884 (Burbank, California--August 30, 2014) Burbank based AlphaDogs Post Production is pleased to announce completion of work on Jay Lenos Garage The Ultimate Car Week where audiences will be taken deep into the heart of Monterey week, Americas ultimate automotive event. Along the way Jay scouts for vint Sat, 30 Aug 2014 01:04:13 GMT Jünger Audio Shortlisted for IABM Design & Innovation Awards http://news.creativecow.net/story/876883 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876883 (Berlin, Germany--August 30, 2014) Jnger Audio has been shortlisted in the Audio and Post Production categories of the IABM Design amp Innovation Awards. The awards will be casting the spotlight on new solutions or products that bring benefit or create new opportunities to the broadcast and media in Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:45:12 GMT The Appeal of 4K film Production in South Africa http://news.creativecow.net/story/876882 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876882 (Wayne, New Jersey--August 30, 2014) The digital film world is seeing another wave of technological upheaval as progress and innovation shifts productions from 2K and HD into the realm of 4K. South Africa is usually a little slower to adopt cutting edge technology as the cost of production tools can Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:33:56 GMT Broadcast industry Speaks Out - IABM Research Reveals Need For Certified Broadcast Qualification http://news.creativecow.net/story/876881 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876881 (Gloucestershire, United Kingdom--August 30, 2014) Recent research conducted by the IABM has revealed that there is still a strong need within the broadcast and media technology industry for relevant training, with 69 of those polled saying there was still a definite skills shortage within the secto Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:19:41 GMT Digital Nirvana Introduces New Media Management Platform At IBC2014 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876880 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876880 (Fremont, California--August 30, 2014) 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. Digita Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:11:35 GMT New Video Denoiser for windows. Standalone, with outputs to Prores and HEVC H265 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876879 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876879 (Barcelona, Spain--August 29, 2014) Cinemartin, the Spanish company, producer of the acclaimed Cinemartin Cinec Prores video converter software, the first H265 amp prores video converter for windows software (httpwww.cinemartin.comcinec), developers of the Adobe Premiere Plugin to export to Apple Pr Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:53:07 GMT Grupo Secuoya Invests in Mistika for all their Productions http://news.creativecow.net/story/876878 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876878 (Madrid, Spain--August 29, 2014) Content creation communications giant Grupo Secuoya, one of Spains major production companies, boasts the recent purchase of a Mistika DI 4K system with DCP creation capabilities from SGO, to enhance their post production department. Grupo Secuoya offers valuable sol Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:21:09 GMT Editec Takes Delivery of Revolutionary New I-MOVIX X10 UHD 4K High Speed Camera http://news.creativecow.net/story/876877 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876877 (London, United Kingdom--August 29, 2014) Editec Ltd, the UK and Eire exclusive distributor for I-MOVIX products have just taken delivery of the latest X10 UHD 4K high speed camera system from I-MOVIX in Belgium. This purchase continues the long term relationship between Editec and I-MOVIX and furth Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:50:01 GMT ShootersINC’s Creative Team Collaborates With Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN) on Emmy Award-Winni http://news.creativecow.net/story/876876 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876876 (New York amp Philadelphia, United States--August 29, 2014) The creative team at ShootersINC has collaborated with long-time client Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN) on promotional campaigns, which garnered regional Emmy Awards this summer. Incredibly, the in-house creative team at MASN produces mo Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:38:33 GMT PlayBox Technology Celebrates 15 Years on Air and Over 15,000 Channels Worldwide http://news.creativecow.net/story/876875 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876875 (London, United Kingdom--August 29, 2014) PlayBox Technology celebrates its 15th anniversary at IBC2014 in September plus the delivery of over 15,000 television playout and branding channels. PlayBox Technology pioneered the Channel-in-a-Box approach which empowered many broadcasters to advance from Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:13:54 GMT ATG Danmon Completes File-Based Production Support System For Intervideo http://news.creativecow.net/story/876874 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876874 (Letchworth, Hertfordshire--August 29, 2014) ATG Danmon announces the completion of a file transcoding and standards conversion system for Intervideo, Londons longest established independent broadcast post-production house. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:10:11 GMT Canadian Corey Large Executive Producer on "The November Man" in Theaters Now and "Revenge of The Gr http://news.creativecow.net/story/876873 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876873 (British Columbia--August 29, 2014) The year 2014 is proving to be busier than ever for Canadian actorwriterproducer Corey Large. As an executive producer, the B.C. native has a handful of blockbusters screening at prestigious film festivals and in theaters worldwide. Earlier this year It Follows pr Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:59:25 GMT MBC Korea Selects Mediaproxy LogServer http://news.creativecow.net/story/876872 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876872 (Melbourne, Australia--August 29, 2014) Mediaproxy announced that MBC Korea has chosen LogServer to enhance its content quality monitoring for its Seoul based facility. The system will be installed and supported by Mediaproxys local partner, BS Solutions. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:44:15 GMT IBC 2014: It’s All About Creativity and Flexibility http://news.creativecow.net/story/876866 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876866 (San Francisco, California--August 29, 2014) Autodesk is heading to Amsterdam for the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) (September 12 16, 2014) with updates to its popular VFX, post production and 3D animation creative tools that enable artists to do their best work. In Hall 7, Stand D.25 Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:14:36 GMT Apantac Showcases 4K Converters at IBC 2014 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876865 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876865 (Portland, Oregon--August 29, 2014) Apantac Micro-4K - 4KUHD to HD Down Converter Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:58:53 GMT Goldcrest Post Adds High End Picture Finishing with DaVinci Resolve http://news.creativecow.net/story/876862 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876862 (Fremont, California--August 29, 2014) Londons Goldcrest Post continues the expansion of its Academy Award and BAFTA winning post production services with the addition of three new digital intermediate (DI) theatrical grading suites featuring DaVinci Resolve. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:11:44 GMT Eyeheight named as DPP-accredited software supplier http://news.creativecow.net/story/876861 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876861 (London, UK--August 28, 2014) Eyeheight has received full accreditation from the Digital Production Partnership as a supplier of software for broadcast industry file compliance. This encompasses the full range of Eyeheight plug-ins including BroadcastSafeMC (for Avid Media Composer), BroadcastSafePP Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:58:10 GMT Orad Makes After Effects Part of the 3D Scenery http://news.creativecow.net/story/876860 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876860 (August 28, 2014) Orad will unveil at IBC2014 its new 3Designer Adobe After Effects (AE) plugin. The unique 3Designer plugin lets graphics artists easily bring common AE design elements such as keyframed animations, textures and materials into the powerful Orad 3Designer authoring software. The new Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:47:58 GMT Ventuz Case Study - Viewer Participation with Web vs. Promi http://news.creativecow.net/story/876859 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876859 (Munich--August 28, 2014) The greatest endeavor for broadcasters in the 21st century is viewer participation. Bridging the gap between the TV studio and the families at home is the final cornerstone of broadcast evolution, and producers, directors and decisionmakers are frantically searching for sol Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:41:44 GMT Dalet Releases AmberFin Version 10.4 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876858 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876858 (Paris, France--August 28, 2014) Dalet Digital Media Systems, a leading provider of Media Asset Management (MAM) solutions, software and services for content producers, announced today the availability of AmberFin 10.4. The new update expands the versatility of the AmberFin multi-format transcode pl Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:38:09 GMT New Features & Enhancements Unveilled for ContentAgent at IBC http://news.creativecow.net/story/876857 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876857 (West Sussex, UK--August 28, 2014) ContentAgent, the workflow management and automation tool from ROOT6 Technology, will be shown with a number of new features and enhancements at IBC. In all cases these are designed to save time and effort in the production and postproduction environment by automat Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:36:00 GMT Steadicam Curve for GoPro Flies Into Stores http://news.creativecow.net/story/876856 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876856 (Hauppauge, New York--August 28, 2014) The Tiffen Company, a leading manufacturer of award-winning digital imaging accessories, announced the availability of the much-anticipated Steadicam Curve for GoPro, Steadicams most lightweight and compact camera stabilizer yet, both online and in stores. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:33:02 GMT Apantac Showcases 4K Converters at IBC 2014 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876855 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876855 (Portland, Oregon--August 28, 2014) Apantac, provider of cost-effective multiviewers, video walls, extenders, and signal processing solutions is launching its new family of 4K converters to the European marketplace at IBC 2014, booth 8.E37. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:30:58 GMT Zero VFX: Why Some Effects Are Better Unseen http://news.creativecow.net/story/876863 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876863 Kyle and Gerard Andal, lead compositors at Zero VFX, bring invisible post-production magic to several films - including 2014 Academy Award-winning ampquotAmerican Hustle,ampquot in which the team helped transform 2013 Boston to 1978 New York - and also several commercial shots with mocha Pro. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:00:00 GMT Ruige to Introduce TL1730HDA-CO carry-on Picture Monitor at IBC2014 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876854 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876854 (Dallas, Texas--August 28, 2014) The Ruige TL1730HDA-CO compact transportable picture monitor makes its first European exhibition appearance on the Ruige stand, 11.D47, at IBC2014 in Amsterdam, September 12-16. Representatives attending will include Jian Ma (General Manager, Ruige China) and Tommy G Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:08:06 GMT Cinesite Ventures "Into The Storm" http://news.creativecow.net/story/876853 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876853 (London, United Kingdom--August 28, 2014) London-based Cinesite has created visuals of Mother Nature at her most extreme for Warner Bros. latest release, Into The Storm. The film follows the events of a small American town over the course of a single day, as their town is hit with a devastating wave Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:41:53 GMT Christie Wins Prestigious Project Innovation Award for Visual Upgrade of Wedgetail E-7A Operational http://news.creativecow.net/story/876851 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876851 (Cypress, California--August 28, 2014) Christie, a global leader in visual displays and audio technology solutions, is proud to announce that it is the recipient of the prestigious Project Innovation Award for retrofitting the visual system of the Wedgetail E-7A Operational Flight Trainer with stunn Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:22:42 GMT CueScript Adds Visual Technologies India (VTI) To Its Growing Slate Of Worldwide Distributors http://news.creativecow.net/story/876849 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876849 (New Delhi, India--August 27, 2014) CueScript, a provider of creative prompting solutions with feature-rich designs for all broadcast production needs, is pleased to bring on Visual Technologies India (VTI), a major supplier and systems integrator of broadcast equipment brands in India, as a distrib Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:44:44 GMT Mediaproxy Releases Version 9 of Logserver Suite of Products at IBC 2014 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876848 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876848 (Melbourne, Australia--August 27, 2014) Mediaproxy Pty. Ltd., the industry leader for broadcast compliance logging, content monitoring and transport stream analysis is releasing version 9 of its LogServer suite of products at IBC 2014. The latest version represents the most versatile, robust and inn Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:26:51 GMT ModOp Films Welcomes Director/Photographer Scott Toepfer; Kicks Off Relationship With New Just For M http://news.creativecow.net/story/876847 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876847 (Hollywood, California--August 27, 2014) ModOp Films has signed director amp still photographer Scott Toepfer to the growing roster, launching the collaboration with a broadcast, theatrical and digitalsocial campaign for Just For Men. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:17:47 GMT Xenon FF-Primes Score High with Cinematographer Thomas Rist http://news.creativecow.net/story/876846 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876846 (Van Nuys, California--August 27, 2014) When cinematographer Thomas Rist, geared up to shoot an in-store promotional video for shoe maker London Kates Get High on Heels campaign, he used the opportunity to try out the new Schneider-Kreuznach Xenon FF-Prime lenses. The dynamic music video-style promo Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:12:42 GMT Sarofsky Corp. Sets Sights on Ad-Industry Growth, Lands Accomplished Agency Producer Steven Anderson http://news.creativecow.net/story/876845 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876845 (Chicago, Illinois--August 27, 2014) Building on the entertainment industry success stemming from her firms role in collaborating with Marvel for the main titles for both the Captain America The Winter Soldier and Guardians of the Galaxy blockbusters, Sarofsky Corp. president and owner Erin Sarofsky Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:35:50 GMT Nexidia and Telestream Announce Integration of Nexidia QC Caption Verification Tool Into Vantage Wor http://news.creativecow.net/story/876844 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876844 (Atlanta, Georgia--August 27, 2014) Nexidia, developer of dialogue and audio analysis products and technologies for optimizing audio and video media, and Telestream, a leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, today announced a partnership that gives Telestream Vantage users a Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:59:55 GMT Art Directors Guild Expands Second-Phase Final Voting in Its Annual Excellence in Production Design http://news.creativecow.net/story/876843 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876843 (Los Angeles, California--August 27, 2014) The Art Directors Guild (ADG), Local 800 Council and producers of the 19th Annual Art Directors Guilds Excellence in Production Design Awards have expanded its final second-phase voting for winners to include all members of the crafts that make up the nearl Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:57:29 GMT The Canon Digital Learning Center Offers New Resources To Help The Professional Image Maker Maximize http://news.creativecow.net/story/876842 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876842 (Melville, New York--August 27, 2014) To help photographers and filmmakers better understand the features of their equipment, The Canon Digital Learning Center has posted several new educational resources created with the professional image maker in mind. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:51:40 GMT Six Lipsync Projects in Competition at Toronto International Film Festival http://news.creativecow.net/story/876841 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876841 (London, United Kingdom--August 27, 2014) LipSync is pleased to see six films at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) for which it has provided equity investment and post-production services. TIFF takes place from 4-14 September 2014. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:44:10 GMT IBC Preview: Polecam Systems Announce Commercial Success with HD Zoom Lens and Remote Heads Allowing http://news.creativecow.net/story/876840 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876840 (London, United Kingdom--August 27, 2014) Polecam Systems will show their signature Polecam range of lightweight carbon fibre jibs and remote heads at IBC 2014, hugely popular and used increasingly in program making world wide, and will also be showing an ancilliary product that has been commerciall Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:38:12 GMT IKEGAMI Introduces HC-HD300 - Affordable HD Studio Camera System http://news.creativecow.net/story/876839 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876839 (Maywood, New Jersey--August 27, 2014) Ikegami Electronics U.S.A., the world-leading manufacturer of advanced HD cameras and production equipment, has introduced the HC-HD300 CMOS Studio HDTV Camera System. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:13:07 GMT Ohio’s Deluca Video Productions Covers Live Events With Panasonic’s New AJ-PX270 P2 HD Handheld http://news.creativecow.net/story/876838 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876838 (Newark, New Jersey--August 27, 2014) DeLuca Photography and Video Productions (Akron, OH) is making Panasonics new AJ-PX270 P2 HD handheld its primary camera for live events. The full-service media production company, co-founded more than 13 years ago by brothers John and Matt DeLuca, routinely cov Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:37:10 GMT Talamas Boston Announces The Addition of the ARRI Amira To Their Rental Inventory http://news.creativecow.net/story/876850 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876850 (Newton, Massachusetts--August 27, 2014) Given the high demand for the ARRI Amira camera, Talamas obtained the Amira in mid-August 2014 in order to add ARRIs latest class-leading product to their extensive stock of digital cinematography equipment. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:50:09 GMT Team Detroit Selects RingSide Creative, Flavor, Dictionary Films and Cutters to Showcase Ford 2015 S http://news.creativecow.net/story/876837 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876837 (Detroit, Michigan--August 26, 2014) The end-to-end commercial design and production teams comprised of affiliated companies RingSide Creative and Cutters Studios divisions Flavor, Cutters and Dictionary Films are very proud to detail their contributions to a new national spot for Ford Motor Company Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:31:43 GMT Legendary World War Ii Photojournalist and Award-Winning Hollywood Photographer Phil Stern Donates 9 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876836 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876836 (West Los Angeles, California--August 26, 2014) Award-winning photojournalist Phil Stern has donated 95 of his Hollywood photographs and World War II photography to the Veterans Home of California West Los Angeles in celebration of his 95th birthday. This remarkable and historic collection of some Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:24:13 GMT Video Devices Product Line Steps Into the Spotlight at IBC for the First Time http://news.creativecow.net/story/876835 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876835 (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--August 26, 2014) Video Devices, mission-critical video products by Sound Devices, will make its IBC debut at this years exhibition (Hall 8, Stand B59). Since Sound Devices introduced its first video products, the camera-mounted PIX 240i and PIX 220i, the company has expanded on Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:19:56 GMT Encore Taps Jennifer Tellefsen for VP, VFX Role http://news.creativecow.net/story/876834 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876834 (Hollywood, California--August 26, 2014) Post production and visual effects company Encore has appointed Jennifer Tellefsen (JT) as Vice President of Business Development, VFX for Encore offices worldwide. Having served as VP of Business Development, Post at the Hollywood location since 2009, JT hel Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:10:04 GMT GatesAir Drives Over-The-Air Efficiencies for National Radio Upgrade in Sweden http://news.creativecow.net/story/876833 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876833 (Cincinnati, Ohio--August 26, 2014) GatesAir, a global leader in over-the-air wireless broadcast solutions for radio and television, announces that Teracom, a national network operator distributing all over-the-air radio and TV channels across Sweden, has engaged with GatesAir for a network-wide FM Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:07:01 GMT Rodeo FX Wins Emmy Award for VFX on Game of Thrones http://news.creativecow.net/story/876832 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876832 (Montreal--August 26, 2014) Rodeo FX was rewarded with a prestigious Emmy Award for its contribution to the visual effects on Game of Thrones. Acting as one of the main VFX vendors on the series, the Montreal-based company created a total of 150 visual effects shots for the 4th season of HBOs most p Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:01:19 GMT STATE Design Reboots The Creative Senses With Opening Titles For The motion Conference 2014 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876831 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876831 (Santa Monica, California--August 26, 2014) Design and animation studio STATE Design was recently commissioned by the organizers of the popular motion Conference to create the open for the 8th annual event, which took place in Albuquerque, New Mexico from August 15 - 18, 2014. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:45:30 GMT Telestream Expands File-based Workflow Capabilities with New Release of Vantage http://news.creativecow.net/story/876830 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876830 (Nevada City, California--August 26, 2014) Telestream, the leading provider of video transcoding and workflow solutions, today announced a new release for its Vantage platform, which provides a broad range of enterprise-class transcoding and file-based workflow automation software products. Availabl Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:40:35 GMT SMPTE® Announces 2014 Honorees and Award Winners http://news.creativecow.net/story/876829 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876829 (White Plains, California--August 26, 2014) The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today revealed the outstanding industry members who will Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:18:59 GMT Quantum Simplifies Management Of Stornext 5 Workflow Storage With New Stornext Connect http://news.creativecow.net/story/876828 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876828 (San Jose, California--August 26, 2014) Quantum Corp. (NYSE QTM) today announced StorNext Connect, an easy-to-use tool set that simplifies the installation, discovery, management and monitoring of StorNext environments. Designed for Quantum StorNext 5 appliances and initially delivered as part of th Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:04:01 GMT