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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:52:42 GMT Quantel launches LiveTouch studio sports highlighting system http://news.creativecow.net/story/877255 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877255 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877254 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877254 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877253 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877253 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877252 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877252 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877251 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877251 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877250 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877250 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877249 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877249 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877248 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877248 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877247 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877247 (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 TaxACT.com, Humana and Bissell. Unlike t Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:26:41 GMT Accusys ExaSAN & WD® Team Up To Deliver Solid Media Storage Solution http://news.creativecow.net/story/877246 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877246 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877245 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877245 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877243 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877243 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877242 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877242 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877241 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877241 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877240 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877240 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877238 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877238 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877237 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877237 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877236 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877236 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877235 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877235 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877234 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877234 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877233 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877233 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877230 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877230 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877229 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877229 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877228 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877228 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877232 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877232 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877231 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877231 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877226 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877226 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877225 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877225 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877223 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877223 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877222 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877222 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877221 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877221 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877220 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877220 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877218 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877218 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877217 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877217 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877216 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877216 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877215 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877215 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877214 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877214 (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 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877213 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877213 (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 Fuel Your Creative Passion with the Highly Anticipated Canon EOS 7D Mark II Digital SLR Camera http://news.creativecow.net/story/877212 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877212 (Melville, New York--September 15, 2014) Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to introduce the EOS 7D Mark II Digital SLR camera, incorporating professional features and quality in an affordable DSLR. Building upon the proven success of the EOS 7D camera, this new EOS Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:28:46 GMT Asbury PR Agency and Bridge Strategic Communications Form Strategic Alliance to Offer PR and Marketi http://news.creativecow.net/story/877219 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877219 (Beverly Hills, California--September 15, 2014) Two of the entertainment industrys most experienced and respected public relations practitioners, Stu Zakim, founder of New York City-based Bridge Strategic Communications, and Dan Harary, founder of Beverly Hills, CA-based Asbury PR Agency, have forme Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:14:17 GMT TV Globo Puts Dalet Media Life at Center of its Entertainment Production http://news.creativecow.net/story/877211 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877211 (Paris, France--September 14, 2014) Dalet Digital Media Systems, a leading provider of software-based solutions for media organizations, has announced that TV Globo, the worlds second-largest commercial TV network by annual revenue, is placing Dalet Media Life, based on the award-winning Dalet Galax Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:44:38 GMT Panavision and HIGHSPEEDWORX show Phantom Flex4K http://news.creativecow.net/story/877205 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877205 (Cape Town--September 13, 2014) Panavision SA hosted an informal get together of a select group of Cape Town based producers. The purpose of the event was to familiarize producers with the line up of equipment which they would be relying on for the looming commercials season. The lineup of cameras i Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:42:21 GMT COLORFRONT TRANSKODER 2014 Goes 8K http://news.creativecow.net/story/877204 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877204 (Budapest--September 13, 2014) Colorfront, the Academy and Emmy Award-winning developer of high-performance, dailies and transcoding systems for motion pictures, high-end episodic TV and commercials, today broke performance barriers with the announcement of Colorfront Transkoder 2014, the automated, Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:36:36 GMT FilmLight boosts on-set and near-set production; adds host of functionality to Baselight flagship co http://news.creativecow.net/story/877203 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877203 (London, UK--September 13, 2014) FilmLight will be exhibiting a broad range of new functionality for the first time at IBC2014 (Amsterdam, 1216 September), designed to seamlessly integrate with todays evolving workflows. Daylight, the new near-set colour grading tool, will be featured on the FilmLig Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:32:49 GMT Sky’s Major Mistika Upgrades Provide Impetus for their Grading and Finishing 4K Capabilities http://news.creativecow.net/story/877202 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877202 (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 13, 2014) SGO Booth A11, Hall 6 Sky has made significant upgrades and enhancements to its state-of-the-art dedicated 4k-capable Mistika client suites to boost its colour grading and finishing services. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:29:24 GMT Freefly Systems Announces Delivery Dates for New MōVI M15 Stabilizer for 15‑pound (7kg) Camera Syste http://news.creativecow.net/story/877201 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877201 (Woodinville, Washington--September 13, 2014) Freefly Systems, known for pioneering next generation handheld camera stabilizers, adds the new MVI M15 to its lineup, which includes the smaller M10 and M5 units. Inspired by cameras like the Sony F55 and ARRI Alexa M, the M15 is compatible with most po Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:24:26 GMT Ventuz Proves Prime Choice for Game Show Productions http://news.creativecow.net/story/877206 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877206 (Munich--September 13, 2014) With the increasing demand for high-profile, prime-time game shows across the globe, broadcasters are continuously adopting avant-garde in-studio media installations to add value to their new productions. Thats the reason why the real-time software Ventuz is becoming the Sat, 13 Sep 2014 09:46:32 GMT AJA Updates FS1-X to Include 5.1 and 7.1 Stereo Mix Down and Reverse Telecine http://news.creativecow.net/story/877195 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877195 (Amsterdam, IBC 2014--September 12, 2014) Conference Stand 7.F11 -- AJA Video Systems today announced the release of the v1.1 update to FS1-X, the 1RU frame synchronizer and converter with a broad range of features for integrating video and audio in broadcast, mobile and post-production environments Fri, 12 Sep 2014 20:40:15 GMT AJA Announces KONA 4 Support for Adobe Creative Cloud http://news.creativecow.net/story/877194 http://news.creativecow.net/story/877194 (Grass Valley, California--September 12, 2014) At IBC 2014, AJA Video Systems announced that its KONA 4 professional desktop video and audio IO card now supports the latest versions of Adobes flagship video applications in Adobe Creative Cloud. Device driver and plug-in software is available as a fr Fri, 12 Sep 2014 20:36:44 GMT