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 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:00:00 GMT PHP Script Shotgun Recognizes Excellence with Inaugural Pipeline Awards at SIGGRAPH (Los Angeles, California--August 19, 2014) At the Shotgun User Group held during SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver, Shotgun Software held the first ever Pipeline Awards to honor excellence in pipeline tool development, integration, engineering, and usage. Members of the Shotgun community from around the wo Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:44:07 GMT HUSH Continues Creative Growth with Addition of Design Director Claudia Chagüi (Brooklyn, New York--August 19, 2014) Expanding their collaborative team of multi-talented designers, architects, and artists, design agency HUSH is pleased to announce the addition of award-winning design director Claudia Chagi. A gifted creative and leader, Chagi brings her history in dance and a Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:39:01 GMT FUJIFILM Optical Devices Welcomes Industry Vet Bret Shisler As South Central Regional Sales Manager (Wayne, New Jersey--August 19, 2014) FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division announces that Bret Shisler has joined the company as its South Central Regional Sales Manager, effective July 28th. An experienced professional in the broadcast technology industry, Shisler replaces Da Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:33:22 GMT IABM Announces Shortlist for Design & Innovation Awards (Gloucestershire, United Kingdom--August 19, 2014) IABM has announced the shortlist of nominees for its Design amp Innovation Awards. With an exceptionally high level of entries this year, approximately 120 judging decisions were made across the nine categories. The awards will be casting the spotli Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:27:00 GMT Broadcast Pix Shows Expanded Product Line, Including Standalone Replay and 3D Graphics Systems at IB (Billerica, Massachusetts--August 19, 2014) Broadcast Pix will showcase its new standalone fX3D real-time 3D graphics and ReVue HD slow motion replay systems at IBC 2014 (Stand 7.B21), which runs Sept. 12-16 at Amsterdam RAI. The company will also demonstrate its ClearKey next generation chromakey, Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:15:10 GMT Chris Fetner, Mark Aitken, and Darcy Antonellis to Keynote at SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference (White Plains, New York--August 19, 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 three keynote speakers for the SMPTE 20 Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:10:13 GMT "Sharknado 2" with Film Editor Vashi Nedomansky and Matt Allard on the Go Creative Show (Boston, Massachusetts--August 19, 2014) Editor Vashi Nedomansky returns to Go Creative Show to share stories from his recent mega-hit Sharknado 2. They discuss his editing strategies, the special effects workflow, the intense 6-week edit schedule and all the ridiculous campy insanity that made Shar Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:54:56 GMT Canon In Action Tour Resumes in September (Melville, New York--August 19, 2014) The second leg of the Canon In Action Tour, a brand-new educational experience from Canon, is set to launch Sept. 6th in Denver, CO, featuring instruction by renowned image makers Amina Moreau, Jack Reznicki, and Jim Divitale. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:39:25 GMT Gorilla Group Deploys StorageDNA’s LTO LTFS Solution forConform Workflow, Open Format and Data Integ (Irvine, California--August 19, 2014) StorageDNA, Inc., a leader in intelligent nearline and archiving workflow solutions for media professionals, today announced that the Gorilla Group is benefiting from its flagship solution, DNA Evolution. Centrally managed from its Cardiff headquarters location, Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:32:01 GMT XenData Adds Amazon Cloud Storage Support to Entire Archive Server Range (Walnut Creek, California--August 19, 2014) XenData, the global provider of digital video archive solutions to the media and entertainment industry, today announced it will add support for Amazon Web Services (AWS) Storage across its entire archive appliance and server product range, including the S Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:00:00 GMT The Dalet AmberFin Platform (AT)3 Expands To Combat Temporal Conversion (Paris, France--August 19, 2014) Dalet Digital Media Systems addresses the urgency for high-performance temporal conversion head on with a suite of advanced software technologies included within the Dalet AmberFin platform, to be launched at IBC2014. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 05:00:21 GMT Media Links Awarded Emmy® Award for Contribution to Standardization and Productization of JPEG2000 I (Connecticut, United States--August 18, 2014) The National Academy of Television Arts amp Sciences (NATAS) has honored Media Links with a 2014 Technical amp Engineering Emmy Award for excellence in engineering creativity, innovation and vision. Media Links will receive an Emmy award for Standardizat Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:20:53 GMT TMD Strengthens Management Team (Aylesbury, United Kingdom--August 18, 2014) TMD, a leading supplier of asset management and workflow solutions for broadcasters, content owners and audiovisual archives, has restructured its senior management team. The changes are designed to create greater agility in both delivering major projects Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:00:37 GMT WASP3D Announces Release of the WASP Community Edition ver 3.4 (Noida, India--August 18, 2014) WASP3D today announced the release of a Community Edition (ver 3.4) of the Wasp Software Suite. The Wasp3D CE is a fully functional free version for beginners to learn, evaluate and gain experience with the software. The WASP3D CE suite consists of the 3D Design tool Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:17:42 GMT “ANZAC Girls”: Rising Sun Pictures Goes to War (Adelaide, South Australia--August 18, 2014) ANZAC Girls, a 6-part mini-series produced by Screentime, a Banijay Group company, for ABC-TV, was a rare television project for Adelaide visual effects studio Rising Sun Pictures (RSP), better known for its work on Hollywood blockbusters such as X-Men Da Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:05:15 GMT Cogswell College's Unique MediaWorks Initiative Marks One Year Anniversary with Completed AV Project (Sunnyvale, California--August 18, 2014) Cogswell College, a leading educational institution offering a unique curriculum fusing Digital Art, Engineering and Entrepreneurship, is marking the one-year anniversary of its highly successful MediaWorks initiative. MediaWorks is a project-based learning c Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:35:16 GMT The Vault, Superexploder And Nba Star Dante Exum Show How Life Changes After The Draft For Foot Lock (New York, New York--August 18, 2014) New York-based audio house SuperExploders sound designermixer Jody Nazzaro teams up with Foot Locker and The Vault NYC to demonstrate how Life Changes After The Draft in five comical 15s starring Australian NBA star rookie Dante Exum. Set in the days before the Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:25:42 GMT Gemini FX Purchases Three Pablo Rio 4K Color and Finishing Systems (Newbury, United Kingdom--August 18, 2014) Gemini FX, the Chennai-based digital film operation and part of the giant Gemini Industries and Imaging group, has purchased three turnkey Quantel Pablo Rio 4K color and finishing systems. One of the systems is equipped with the Neo color panel, and two wit Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:12:47 GMT “Modern Family” Graded with DaVinci Resolve by Modern VideoFilm in Los Angeles (Fremont, California--August 18, 2014) Blackmagic Design today announced that Twentieth Century Fox and ABCs hit television show Modern Family is graded using DaVinci Resolve at LA based Modern VideoFilm, which provides world class post production and distribution services to the film, television an Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:08:40 GMT ATTO Technology to Introduce New FibreBridge™ 7500 Storage Controller at VMworld 2014 (Amherst, New York--August 18, 2014) ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage, network connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments for more than 25 years, will introduce its new FibreBridge 7500 Storage Controller at VMworld 2014 in San Francisco, Cal Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:25:16 GMT 1 Beyond ThunderTape™ 2 Thunderbolt LTO Storage Solution Now Shipping (Boston, Massachusetts--August 18, 2014) 1 Beyond, Inc., a leader in purpose-built professional video systems, today announced that the 1 Beyond ThunderTape 2, a Thunder-bolt-connected LTO-6 drive with second device option, is now shipping. 1 Beyonds ThunderTape2 is the companys latest addition to i Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:03:13 GMT ZOO Digital To Present Revolutionary Cloud-Based Subtitling And Captioning Service, ZOOsubs, at IBC (El Segundo, California--August 18, 2014) ZOOsubs is the new generation software-enabled subtitling and captioning service transforming the industry. Using the latest cloud technologies, it provides an innovative new approach in an industry that has seen little change in 50 years. ZOOsubs gives glob Mon, 18 Aug 2014 15:50:39 GMT Plura Acquires Alpermann+Velte (Phoenix, Arizona--August 18, 2014) Plura, a global manufacturer of high-performance digital broadcast and video production solutions, announces the acquisition of AlpermannVelte, a leading manufacturer of timecode products, production timers and studio clock systems for digital broadcast and produc Mon, 18 Aug 2014 15:34:16 GMT Marquis Introduces Project Parking for Spectra Logic’s BlackPearl (Pangbroune, Berkshire--August 18, 2014) Marquis Broadcast, specialist in content workflows and media integration software has announced the introduction of Project Parking for Spectra Logics BlackPearl Deep Storage Appliance. The integrated solution now allows permanent deep archive or transfer of Mon, 18 Aug 2014 15:26:45 GMT Hiltron Announces HMFC Motorised Feed-Change Antenna Mount (Backnang, Germany--August 18, 2014) Hiltron has chosen IBC2014 as the venue for the introduction of the new HMFC motorised feed-change antenna mount. The HMFC allows easy positioning of repositioning of waveguide horns on a motorised tray table. It can be used for antennas of various types and size Mon, 18 Aug 2014 15:12:09 GMT Released the After Effects Tool MaskTracker+. (Sagard, Germany--August 18, 2014) The mask tracker of After Effects CC is a powerful planar tracker, but is has one severe limitation Except for moving masks you cannot do anything with the tracking data. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:45:19 GMT Warner/Chappell Production Music Produces Fight Songs for the New ESPN-Developed SEC Network (Nashville, Tennessee--August 15, 2014) WarnerChappell Production Music, Warner Music Groups production music arm, has produced new fight songs for all of the Southeastern Conference (SEC) teams for use on the new, ESPN-developed SEC Network. The songs feature each Universitys signature fight song. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 22:25:52 GMT FirmTek Ships the Delightfully Fast and Compact dLite (Union City, California--August 15, 2014) FirmTek, LLC, the worlds leading developer of Serial ATA solutions for Apple Macintosh and PC systems, today is announcing and shipping the dLite with a limited time introductory price of 39.95 (MSRP 59.95). The dLite USB 3.0 enclosure incorporates the lates Fri, 15 Aug 2014 22:00:37 GMT Bluefish444 Announces SDI Support For AVID Media Composer (V8) (August 15, 2014) (South Melbourne, Australia--August 15, 2014) Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industrys highest-quality uncompressed 4K2KHDSD SDI video cards, announced the release of a new Windows installer, 5.12.0 adding support for the recent update to AVID Media Composer (v8) editing applicat Fri, 15 Aug 2014 20:28:44 GMT Translation Delivers Perfectly I’mperfect Campaign For American Eagle Outfitters (New York, New York--August 15, 2014) Translation has launched a new campaign for American Eagle Outfitters (AEO), having recently been tapped by the specialty apparel retailer for the 2014 Back-to-School season. Entitled IMPERFECT, the work takes a defiant stance against the one-size-fits-all beaut Fri, 15 Aug 2014 19:52:35 GMT iPro Lenses Used to Shoot Bentley Mulsanne Spot (Van Nuys, California--August 15, 2014) When Austin Reza, Creative Director for Reza amp Co. was commissioned to conceive and produce a commercial for luxury car maker Bentleys new Mulsanne model, the fact that the automobile included Apple-centric features led him to consider shooting the project w Fri, 15 Aug 2014 19:39:31 GMT The Look Expands Services Globally with DaVinci Resolve (Fremont, California--August 15, 2014) Leading post facility The Look has invested in three DaVinci Resolve digital intermediate (DI) suites as part of a new remote grading service being offered direct to production companies and agencies with their own in house post production capabilities. At the Fri, 15 Aug 2014 19:35:46 GMT JVC 'F.A.S.T. Track Tour' to Showcase Live HD Streaming Technologies (Wayne, New Jersey--August 15, 2014) JVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today announced its F.A.S.T. Track Tour, a series of presentations to promote the live HD streaming capabilities built into its camcorders and related products, as well as to provide information Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:56:24 GMT BlackTrax Brings Marvel Comics Closer to its Audience at Super-Hero Speeds (Toronto, Canada--August 15, 2014) Iron Man, The Hulk, Captain America, Spider-Man and 20 other action heroes are all coming to an arena near you and as a part of Feld Entertainments Marvel Universe LIVE CAST BlackTrax motion-tracking solution is bringing these favorite Marvel comic characters to l Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:49:05 GMT Canon RC-V100 Remote Controller Now Available (Melville, New York--August 14, 2014) The RC-V100 Remote Controller is designed to respond to a diverse array of production needs requiring remote camera operation. Compatible with the Canon Cinema EOS line of cameras (C500, C300, and C100) as well as Canons XF-series of professional camcorders, the Thu, 14 Aug 2014 20:16:19 GMT MotionElements Launches VisualSearch for Faster & More Relevant Searches (Singapore--August 14, 2014) MotionElements Pte Ltd ( has announced the launch of its improved search engine featuring new powerful visual similarity search technology to help stock media buyers find relevant content faster. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 20:00:40 GMT SMPTE® Members Involved at All Levels at IBC2014 (White Plains, New York--August 14, 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 announced that more than 50 of its members will spea Thu, 14 Aug 2014 19:37:27 GMT NVIDIA Untethers Virtual Camera Technology in SIGGRAPH Demo (SIGGRAPH 2014--August 14, 2014) Imagine a filmmaker, tablet in hand, walking through a live-action set and recording actors as they perform, while simultaneously seeing fluid updates of computer-generated elements within the shot. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 19:10:45 GMT JMR Announces General Availability of New BlueStor Networked Storage Server for SMB Shared Storage A (Chatsworth, CA--August 14, 2014) August 14, 2014 JMR Electronics, Inc. a leading provider of scalable storage solutions, announced today the general availability of their newly affordable Dual RAID BlueStor Networked Storage Server powered by euroNAS software OS. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:31:24 GMT JMR Adds to ProBracket Line Up for Apple Mac Pro (Chatsworth, California--August 14, 2014) JMR Electronics, Inc. a leading provider of scalable storage solutions announced today that they have added three new additions to their ProBracketTM family of mounting hardware for the Apple Mac Pro computer. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:18:27 GMT Xytech Launches MediaPulse Cloud at IBC 2014 (Mission Hills, California--August 13, 2014) Xytech, the market leader in facility management software for the broadcast, production, media services and video transmission industries, will introduce MediaPulse Cloud at IBC 2014. MediaPulse Cloud delivers the complete functionality of Xytechs flagshi Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:00:37 GMT General Dynamics Mediaware to Demonstrate 4K Ultra HD HEVC Ad Insertion at IBC 2014 (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--August 13, 2014) General Dynamics Mediaware to Demonstrate 4K Ultra HD HEVC Ad Insertion at IBC 2014 Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21:14:52 GMT Rising Sun Pictures Looks to SIGGRAPH to Expand for a Blockbuster Year. (Adelaide, South Australia--August 13, 2014) Rising Sun Pictures is sending a team of representatives to SIGGRAPH 2014 to discuss its work on the recent film X-Men Days of Future Past and to recruit artists for future projects including Gods of Egypt, The Hunger Games Mockingjay Parts 1 amp 2, Deadl Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:02:09 GMT A Wonderful World of Color (New York, United States--August 13, 2014) The Room, the boutique finishing facility located within Technicolor-PostWorks, New York, recently completed two months of post-production finishing on The Giver, the new film from director Phillip Noyce and The Weinstein Company. In a project involving num Wed, 13 Aug 2014 19:53:50 GMT Jeremy Monsayac’s “All the Difference” to Premier at Action On Film Fest (Los Angeles, California--August 13, 2014) All the Difference, a romantic comedy from writeractor Jeremy Monsayac and director Trudy Sargent, will make its world premiere August 26th as part of the Action On Film International Film Festival in Monrovia, Calif. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 19:42:58 GMT First Large-Scale Canadian Laser Projection Demo Highlights Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) I (Cypress, Califonia--August 13, 2014) In a special technical session of the Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) conference scheduled for September 23 at the Cineplex Cinemas Queensway in Toronto, Christie, a world leader in creating and sharing the worlds best visual and audio experiences, is tea Wed, 13 Aug 2014 19:24:13 GMT Over The Air and Cable TV: Far From Dead (Atlanta, Georgia--August 13, 2014) With many cable, satellite and TV service providers now offering consumers the opportunity to watch movies, TV shows, sports, and more on their mobile devices, industry pundits are quick to prophesize the end of broadcast TV as we know it. However, new research fr Wed, 13 Aug 2014 19:15:18 GMT ATTO Partners with JB&A As Value Added Distributor (Amherst, New York--August 13, 2014) ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage, network connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments for more than 25 years, today announced that it has signed a new channel distribution agreement with JBampA Distribution Wed, 13 Aug 2014 19:11:12 GMT DNA’s Director X Creates a Manning Football Fantasy for DIRECTV (Hollywood, California--August 13, 2014) Following up the viral hit Football on your Phone, DNAs Director X transports the NFLs beloved Manning brothers into a fantasy world for DIRECTV in Fantasy Football Fantasy. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:49:20 GMT OTOY Expands OctaneRender™ Integration to NUKE, Houdini, MotionBuilder, Unreal Engine 4, and Digital (SIGGRAPH 2014, Vancouver--August 13, 2014) Cloud graphics company, OTOY Inc., today announced expanded support for its acclaimed OctaneRender software, giving artists and animators more choice in where and how they work and accelerating content creation by bringing lightning fast true-to-life rende Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:32:42 GMT