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, 20 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT PHP Script TODD-SOUNDELUX Adds Multi-Talented Supervisors Joe Dzuban and Darren “Sunny” Warkentin to Creative T (Hollywood, California--April 19, 2014) Post production sound company TODD-SOUNDELUX today announced that Supervising Sound EditorRe-recording Mixer Joe Dzuban and Supervising Sound EditorDesigner Darren Sunny Warkentin have joined the organization. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 22:00:00 GMT Legends of Storytelling Gather Once Again in Manhattan for the Filmmaking Event of the Year: "Sight, (New York, New York--April 18, 2014) Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, today announced the all-star list of guest speakers and panelists for its special one-day event, Sight, Sound amp Story, held on Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:49:16 GMT MPC NY unveils first in-house animated short film “Sunny and Steve” for Easter (New York, United States--April 18, 2014) Meet Sunny and Steve, the charming characters brought to life by MPC NY in a light-hearted short film written and directed under one roof by in-house talent Bill Dorais and Ty Coyle. Born out of MPCs love for storytelling, the passion project quickly turned Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:09:09 GMT Madheart Signs Emerging Commercial Director Joshua Traywick (Los Angeles, California--April 18, 2014) Madheart has signed director Joshua Traywick for exclusive national representation. The agreement marks Traywicks first formal affiliation with a commercial production company. The directors latest work, a Mothers Day ad for Hallmark, breaks nationally this Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:50:21 GMT Former Oakley Senior Interaction Designer Josh Austin Joins Hybrid Agency ENVOY as Product Design Le (Irvine, California--April 18, 2014) The principals of the hybrid agency ENVOY are very proud to announce the addition of Josh Austin as product design lead. The announcement was made by agency partner and co-creative director Ryan Rommelfanger. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:41:40 GMT Visual Effects Society Launches New YouTube Channel Dedicated to VFX (Los Angeles, California--April 18, 2014) Today, the Visual Effects Society (VES), the industrys global professional honorary society, launched its new YouTube Channel, providing unique access to the world of visual effects and the artists who create them. The channel is designed to showcase outstan Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:25:48 GMT Thinkbox Webinar: An Introduction to Krakatoa for CINEMA 4D – April 23 & 24 (Los Angeles, California--April 18, 2014) Thinkbox Software will host free online webinars on April 23 and 24, 2014 to give artists an inside look at Krakatoa for CINEMA 4D (Krakatoa C4D), the recently released version of its high-volume particle renderer for MAXON CINEMA 4D. Attendees will see Krak Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:18:10 GMT Filmmaking in LA Event Works to Inform Local Filmmakers (Los Angeles, California--April 18, 2014) In an ongoing effort to bring and keep production in LA, the Los Angeles Post Production Group is teaming up with NewFilmmakers Los Angeles and FilmL.A. to provide an opportunity for filmmakers to become better informed about what the City of Los Angeles has Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:55:38 GMT Post-Nab 2014 Editors’ Lounge To Feature The Latest From Avid (Burbank, California--April 18, 2014) Whether you attended NAB this year, or couldnt make it, you wont want to miss this months Editors Lounge where industry professionals will have the chance to get an up-close look at all the new features and latest gear from Avid. Product designers and managers a Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:45:19 GMT Cine Equipment’s Siew Moi Gets a Birds Eye View of NAB 2014 Thanks to MSE’s MINIVATOR II (Las Vegas, Nevada--April 18, 2014) When TNG Siew Moi, Managing Director of CINE EQUIPMENT, Singapore, flew in to attend NAB 2014, one of her first stops was Matthews Studio Equipments booth. It was only natural, considering CINE EQUIPEMNT stocks MSE support exclusively. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:41:48 GMT Calabash Animation Heads Back To The Office For Latest Lucky Charms Spot Targeting Adults (Chicago, Illinois--April 17, 2014) Lucky Charms are definitely not just for kids. Thats a point made in a series of recent spots targeting adults consumers of the beloved cereal the latest is Cubicle (15), created by agency Saatchi amp Saatchi, New York and featuring animation from the award-winni Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:29:45 GMT Bonfire Labs Continues Growth With New Top Level Hires (San Francisco, California--April 17, 2014) Bonfire Labs has continued to grow its in-house capabilities, adding three new hires to accommodate burgeoning client demand and enhance its staff infrastructure. Executive Producer Tim Pries, Producer John Hunt and Designer Judy Leung have all joined Bonf Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:12:45 GMT The Canon EOS C100 Digital Video Camera is now available for purchase with a Dual-Pixel CMOS AF Feat (Melville, New York--April 17, 2014) The Canon EOS C100 Digital Video Camera is now available for purchase with a Dual-Pixel CMOS AF Feature Upgrade. The revolutionary Dual-Pixel CMOS AF technology, originally introduced on the Canon EOS 70D, will enable continuous autofocusing with Canons entire EF Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:50:22 GMT CG Supervisor Eric Clément Joins Cinesite's Montréal Team (Montreal, Canada--April 17, 2014) Cinesite announced today that Canadian Eric Clment has joined their team in Montral as CG Supervisor. He brings with him a wealth of experience and a strong reputation in the visual effects industry. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:14:56 GMT Busy Brothers Starts Indiegogo Campaign to Execute Cinema Black Box (Anaheim, California--April 17, 2014) The entertainment studio Busy Brothers has started their first Indiegogo campaign for their new project Cinema Black Box. The Cinema Black Box is a game-changing project within the film industry. It is a pre-keyed and royalty free cinematic stock footage pack, w Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:04:09 GMT Quantic Dream Doubles Its Investment in Vicon to Deliver ‘Outstanding’ Performance Capture (Oxford, United Kingdom--April 17, 2014) Vicon, the motion capture technology specialist for the entertainment, life science and engineering industries, today announced that Quantic Dream, the world renowned games studio, has invested in 38 additional T-Series T160 cameras. Having previously enliste Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:58:32 GMT BRW Filmland Los Angeles Defines The Unyielding Performance Of Porsche (Los Angeles, California--April 16, 2014) BRW FILMLAND Los Angeles director Stewart Hendler defines the enduring thrill and allure felt by sports car enthusiasts in the aspirational and artful new 60 Believers for Porsche out of Cramer-Krasselt, Chicago. The invigorating spot journeys from the early Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:54:41 GMT 2G Digital, Burbank, and DuArt, New York, Form Strategic Partnership (Burbank, California--April 16, 2014) 2G Digital, a Burbank post production facility specializing in digital supply chain services, and DuArt, a New York facility offering comprehensive post production services for video, digital media and film, have entered into a strategic partnership that will al Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:56:28 GMT K-Tek TadpoleX Holds GoPro and more (Vista, California--April 16, 2014) K-Tek, makers of award-winning video camera and audio accessories, boom poles and microphone support products, announces the TadpoleX, the newest member of its Tadpole small camera handle lineup. Tadpoles have become the popular solution for holding small HD actio Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:49:45 GMT Third Person, First Rate Projection: TDC Delivers Tech And Crew to Ground-Breaking Australian Movie (Sydney, Australia--April 16, 2014) Delegates at the forthcoming TEDx Sydney conference onSaturday 26 April are set to be wowed by a breakthrough film by Kate Kazokas and Lucy Adelaide thanks in no small part to projection technology and technical support services supplied by the TDC - Technical Di Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:09:47 GMT Manhattan Edit Workshop Presents: "Sight, Sound & Story" (New York, New York--April 16, 2014) Manhattan Edit Workshops one-day summit, Sight, Sound amp Story, returns to New York on June 14th, 2014. The event gathers a collection of diverse and intriguing speakers spanning the world of post production. Panels include to art and processes of editing film a Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:02:20 GMT Commercial Director Joe Schaak Signs with The Traveling Picture Show Company (Los Angeles, California--April 16, 2014) Joe Schaak, a director known for his comedy and dialogue commercial work, has signed for exclusive representation with integrated production house The Traveling Picture Show Company. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:35:39 GMT Cinedeck Saves Anger Management Series $2.25 Million In Post Production Costs (New York City, New York--April 16, 2014) Cinedeck LLC, pioneering developer of capture systems for digital cinema, broadcast and post production, today revealed that its Cinedeck RX record, ingest and transcode platform has saved US comedy-series Anger Management (Debmar-Mercury Productions, FX Net Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:32:39 GMT Zoic Makes An Explosive Entrance For Scion (Los Angeles, California--April 16, 2014) Culver City-based visual effects house Zoic Studios morphs a seemingly ordinary lunch date into an explosive entrance in the surprisingly full throttle 30 Arrival for Scion out of Attik, San Francisco. The spot features the slick new 2014 Scion FR-S adeptly Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:31:06 GMT Input Media upgrades with Custom Consoles Module R furniture (Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom--April 16, 2014) Input Media, one of Britains leading specialists in sports television production, has invested in Custom Consoles Module-R furniture as part of a major technical upgrade at its studios in west London. The new installation includes seven desks and se Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:25:32 GMT Camera Corps Q3 Takes Centre stage at 2014 NAB Show (London, United Kingdom--April 16, 2014) Camera Corps reports a swarm of interest in its new Q3 compact robotic head among television production creatives attending the 2014 National Association of Broadcasters Show in Las Vegas, April 7-10. Five years on from the launch of the multiple-award-winnin Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:18:40 GMT LOOK Effects Produced the Visual Effects for Draft Day (Los Angeles, California--April 16, 2014) LOOK Effects is proud to announce that they produced the visual effects for Draft Day, which opened last Friday, April 11th. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:10:33 GMT NBCUniversal Promotes Anand Kini to Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Insights (New York, United States--April 15, 2014) NBCUniversal today promoted Anand Kini to Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Insights. In this new role, Kini will continue to shape and develop NBCUniversals long term strategic direction, and also will assume responsibility for data-driven con Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:26:13 GMT Method Studios Creates Dramatic Effects for Summit Entertainment’s Blockbuster “Divergent” (Los Angeles, California--April 15, 2014) Visual effects house Method Studios, a Deluxe Entertainment Services Group company, was the lead vendor on Summit Entertainments Divergent, which has grossed over 175 million at the worldwide box office in its first four weeks of release. Summit Entertainmen Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:51:24 GMT "Subaru WRX STI Vs. The Drones: The Ultimate Obstacle Course" (Santa Monica, California--April 15, 2014) Bicoastal digital production and design studio Big Block produced the live action shoot, virtual obstacle course and animated drone fleet for the television, cinema and online commercial Subaru WRX STI vs. the Drones. To show off the 2015 Subaru WRX STIs be Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:44:18 GMT Cinemartin releases PLIN: a Plugin for NLEs & Adobe Premiere to export to ProRes and H.265 (Barcelona, Spain--April 15, 2014) Cinemartin, the European team Spain based, producer of the acclaimed Cinemartin Cinec encoder video converter software that accepts almost any video input source and enable video users to export to Prores and H265 on windows, now announces the release of Cinemartin Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:54:04 GMT Denon Professional's DN-700R Selected by KCHO-FM (Itasca, Illinois--April 15, 2014) Denon Professional, a leading provider of media management and distribution systems for professional applications, today announced that the companys DN-700R network SDUSB audio recorder has been selected to support Northern Californias Northstate Public Radio stati Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:40:03 GMT Cap Gun Collective Signs "Teachers" Web Series Co-Creator and Director Matt Miller to Commercial Ros (Los Angeles amp Chicago, United States--April 15, 2014) Following the recent announcement that their original web series Teachers has been ordered to pilot by TV Land, the principals of the award-winning international commercial production company Cap Gun Collective ( are v Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:26:05 GMT Nodes 2 for Final Cut Pro, After Effects, Premiere Pro and Motion (Boston, Massachusetts--April 15, 2014) Yanobox Nodes 2 is a unique visual effects plugin for FCP, Premiere Pro, AE and Motion that offers unprecedented power to create connected motion graphics and abstract particle universes. Yanobox Nodes takes its inspiration from data visualizations and network Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:19:35 GMT Allegorithmic’s Substance Engine Now Available for All Unreal Engine 4 Developers (Marina del Rey, California--April 15, 2014) Today, Allegorithmics Substance Engine is coming to one of the gaming worlds favorite development platforms. With a full integration into Unreal Engine 4 (UE4), Substance Engine makes the creation of next-gen textures a seamless experience for even the mo Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:12:16 GMT CUDA 6 Production Release Now Available (Santa Clara, California--April 15, 2014) The CUDA 6 Production Release is now available for download. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:03:52 GMT Galaxy 61 Delivers A Show Open For VH1’s New Season Of ‘The Fabulous Life’ That’s Pure Gold (Brooklyn, New York--April 15, 2014) VHI recently called upon Galaxy 61 to create a show intro for the new 2014 season of The Fabulous Life, the hit series that reveals the extravagant places, possessions and pastimes of pop-cultures most famous celebrities. The Brooklyn-based animation and visual e Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:49:46 GMT Clear-Com Presents Usitt Stage Management Award To Carnegie Mellon University Student (Alameda, United States--April 14, 2014) Clear-Com, a global leader in critical voice communications systems, continues to demonstrate its dedication to the live sound industry through its ongoing support of the United States Institute for Theater Technology (USITT), and Young Designers amp Technici Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:08:13 GMT Whitehouse Post and Miller Celebrate the High Life in New Lo-Fi Spots (New York, United States--April 14, 2014) Whitehouse Post Editor Matthew Wood cuts Miller High Lifes latest campaign featuring a series of grainy, black and white spots. Directed by Mark Romanek of Anonymous Content, the commercials capture a group of friends basking in the youthful glory of their e Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:19:06 GMT Autodesk Maya LT 2015 to Launch on Steam (San Rafael, California--April 14, 2014) Today Autodesk announced that Maya LT 2015 is coming to Steam, Valves popular entertainment platform. Maya LT brings its powerful animation and modeling feature set to Steams active community of over 65 million gamers, developers and artists to help them crea Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:53:18 GMT Shotgun Client Review Site is Now Available (Los Angeles, California--April 14, 2014) Shotgun Software has released Shotgun 5.3 featuring a new, integrated Shotgun Client Review Site. This toolset enables creative companies to share media with clients or anyone outside the studio securely, with one click, through free, unlimited client accoun Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:46:24 GMT Award-Winning Editor Lucas Eskin Joins Cut+Run (Los Angeles, California--April 14, 2014) CutRun is excited to announce that award-winning editor Lucas Eskin has joined the company. His first project at CutRun is a spot for the Newport Beach Film Festival via agency RPA and directed by Tom Routson of TOOL. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:38:22 GMT 2014 Crystal Radio Awards Announced (Las Vegas, Nevada--April 14, 2014) The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced today the 10 winners for the 27th Annual Crystal Radio Awards. Since 1987, the NAB Crystal Radio Awards have recognized radio stations for their outstanding year-round commitment to community service. The 20 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:25:04 GMT HDBaseT Alliance Will Demo Primeview’s New Super Narrow Gap Video Wall Solution at NAB Show 2014 (Las Vegas, Nevada--April 14, 2014) The HDBaseT Alliance booth at the 2014 NAB show will feature the first-ever public demonstration of Primeviews newest HDBaseT-enabled Super Narrow Gap 55 LED LCD video wall solution. The Primeview engineering team has managed to reduce the bezel gap by 40 percent, Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:03:26 GMT HDBaseT Alliance at NAB 2014: Christie Joins the Alliance, Unveils New HDBaseT-enabled Projectors (Las Vegas, Nevada--April 14, 2014) The HDBaseT Alliance and Christie, at the annual NAB Show announce Christie has joined HDBaseT Alliance and integrated the technology into its Q series projectors. NAB attendees will be able to see a sample of the new Christie HDBaseT projectors at the Alliance bo Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:52:46 GMT VITEC Unveils New End-to-End 4K IPTV Solution for Enterprise TV and Sports Venues (Las Vegas, Nevada--April 14, 2014) VITEC, a worldwide leader in advanced video streaming solutions, today announced it has partnered with Sony to show a live demonstration of their new End-to-End 4K IPTV solution for real-time, multicast distribution of Ultra HD video. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:38:33 GMT Anvato Wins Streaming Media Best of NAB 2014 Award (Mountain View, California--April 14, 2014) Anvato, the integrated TV Everywhere platform provider for broadcasters, was honored as the winner of the Best of NAB 2014 Award, presented by Streaming Media magazine. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:31:57 GMT Echostreams Partners with Mellanox and Enmotus Showcasing Tiered-Storage at National Association of (April 14, 2014) (City of Industry, California--April 14, 2014) Echostreams Innovative Solutions, LLC. today announced the FlacheSAN1, tiered SSD and HDD storage array OEM platform with 20x hot-swappable 6Gbps SATA drives, has achieved a new performance height by having four Flash SSD and 16 hard dr Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:19:58 GMT Echostreams Teams Up with LSI and Microsoft to Demonstrate High-Availability Virtualized Shared Stor (City of Industry, California--April 14, 2014) Echostreams Innovative Solutions, LLC. today announced the availability of an entire family of redundant server platforms, DuraStreams, that are designed specifically for various Small-Medium-Business (SMB) verticals, with the support of the latest LSI Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:00:56 GMT ACME Portable: First Ever Portable Workstation with 4K Resolution (Las Vegas, Nevada--April 14, 2014) ACME Portable, the manufacturer of high-performance portable computers, is showcasing at NAB Show 2014, Booth SL8827 the first ever portable workstation with Ultra HD 4K display. This portable workstation, called the MegaPAC L2, is ideal for many professional work Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:44:40 GMT