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 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:00:00 GMT PHP Script Blue Hat Design Installs FUJINON HD LENSES at 12Stone Church in Atlanta (Wayne, New Jersey--August 22, 2014) As one of the fastest growing churches in America, 12Stone Church recently opened a new Atlanta metro campus called Sugarloaf, which is equipped with a state-of-the-art HD video and audio production facility complete with Grass Valley LDX80 Premiere cameras and F Fri, 22 Aug 2014 01:39:41 GMT LipSync Takes On The Might Of Olympus (London, United Kingdom--August 22, 2014) LipSync will provide equity investment and full post-production services for the 30m 13-episode TV series Olympus, which is scheduled to appear on the SyFy channel in the US in early 2015. This epic series is produced by Tremadoc Productions with Reunion Pic Fri, 22 Aug 2014 01:18:53 GMT ADDERLink Infinity in the Spotlight at IBC (New York, United States--August 21, 2014) Adder Technology, the high performance keyboard, video and mouse (KVM) specialist, will be launching the latest version and firmware of its ADDERLink Infinity solution at IBC 2014. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:35:32 GMT Nutmeg Post Adds Sound Designer/Engineer Brian Beatrice (New York, New York--August 21, 2014) Nutmeg Post welcomes Emmy Award-winning Sound Designer and Engineer Brian Beatrice to its creative team. One of New Yorks most respected and sought-after mixers, Beatrice is known for his short-form work for Nickelodeon, Food Network, USA Network, Syfy Channel a Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:26:57 GMT Hooligan Connects with karlssonwilker to Create Radiant Music Video for “Mexico” by GusGus (New York, New York--August 21, 2014) Hooligan, a creative post-production boutique that specializes in artistic offline editing and visual effects, recently collaborated with New York-based design studio karlssonwilker to create the anamorphic music video for Mexico, the title track from GusGuss ni Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:15:42 GMT Blackmagic Cinema Camera and DaVinci Resolve 11 Used on Owl City “Wolf Bite” Music Video (Fremont, California--August 21, 2014) Blackmagic Design today announced that the music visualizer for Owl Citys newest track, Wolf Bite, was shot on the Blackmagic Cinema Camera (EF) and color graded on DaVinci Resolve 11. The video is one of the first projects in the world to be finished on the ne Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:36:22 GMT Darkroom Asia Illuminates the Industry with Mistika (Pakistan--August 21, 2014) Pioneering post house Darkroom Asia won a major contract with ARY Films as a strategic partner in providing post production and VFX-related services, as a direct result of its investment in an SGO Mistika 4K system purchased from reseller Pixelution. Darkroom Asia is the Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:58:09 GMT GoGo Grip™ is The Easiest Way to Transport a Monitor or HDTV (Grand Rapids, Missouri--August 21, 2014) Skunk Tank today launched a Kickstarter campaign for their new products, GoGo Grip and Guard. GoGo Grip is a handle and cord wrap for monitors up to 27 and HDTVs up to 29 that attaches to the standardized VESA mount for easy, one-handed portability. Its a ci Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:44:34 GMT DPA Microphones Helps "The Voice" Australia 
Deliver a Great Live Experience (Sydney, Australia--August 21, 2014) DPA Microphones dfacto Vocal Microphone provided significant vocal improvements to the live broadcast of Australias The Voice, ensuring an even more enjoyable experience for TV viewers. In similar fashion to other TV singingtalent shows, The Voice Australia relie Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:25:50 GMT Announces Elite Games Animation Workshop 3 - Featuring Top Instructors from Leading Gam (Los Angeles, California--August 21, 2014) announces the Elite Games Animation Workshop 3, an interactive 14-week program directly pairing students with top working animators at the most recognizable game studios in the industry. The workshop offers a collection of master classes design Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:18:30 GMT Avid Congratulates Its Primetime Emmy Award Winning and Nominated Customers (Burlington, Massachusetts--August 21, 2014) Avid (OTCAVID) congratulates its customers on their awards and nominations at the prestigious Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, presented by the National Academy of Television Arts amp Sciences (NATAS) as part of the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards o Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:45:27 GMT ProMAX Announces New ONE Workstations (Santa Ana, California--August 21, 2014) ProMAX Systems, manufacturer of multi-functional, high-performance video storage servers, editing workstations and archival appliances, has announced the launch of new ProMAX ONE and ONE workstations. The new models are engineered with the latest, advanced te Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:50:01 GMT SMPTE® Confers 'Fellow' Status on Eight Members of Motion-Imaging Technology Industry (White Plains, New York--August 21, 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 it has granted SMPTE Fellow membershi Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:46:30 GMT MSE Focuses on MINIVATOR II at IBC 2014 (Burbank, California--August 21, 2014) Matthews Studio Equipment announces that their new MINIVATOR II will premiere at IBC 2014, Hall 11, Row G, 71. The MINIVATOR II is the long-awaited stronger and taller version of the industry standard MINIVATOR stand, first introduced over 10 years ago. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:29:45 GMT BroadStream Unveils CURRENT News Production System at IBC 2014 (Atlanta, Georgia--August 21, 2014) At IBC 2014 on stand 8.B29, BroadStream Solutions, the global broadcast solutions provider, will unveil CURRENT, the Companys next generation workflow accelerator for live news production. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:26:48 GMT The IABM to Reveal Exclusive Insight into the Future of The Broadcast Industry (Gloucestershire, United Kingdom--August 21, 2014) The IABM will hold a must-attend conference session at the forthcoming IBC 2014 event between 0800-0930 on Friday 12 September at Room E102, RAI Amsterdam, focusing on the potential impact the new era of convergence will have on the technology suppl Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:13:42 GMT Marquis’ Completes X2Pro Customer Survey (Pangbroune, Berkshire--August 21, 2014) Marquis Broadcast, specialist in content workflows and media integration software, has announced it has completed a customer survey to find out how they use X2Pro in order to make product enhancements in the future. Marquis collaborated with FCPX Training fro Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:03:03 GMT Drama Republic and Eight Rooks use Aframe’s Cloud Video Platform To Expedite Collaboration on “The H (Boston and, London--August 21, 2014) When the finale of the critically acclaimed The Honourable Woman airs on BBC 2 tonight and in a few weeks in the US on Sundance TV channel, the shows production companies Drama Republic and Eight Rooks will commemorate more than just the completion of a major hi Thu, 21 Aug 2014 04:01:00 GMT “The Reel Thing” Film Restoration and Preservation Symposium, Slated for August 21 – 23 in Hollywood (Hollywood, California--August 21, 2014) The Reel Thing, the 33rd technical symposium on film restoration and preservation will be held August 21 - 23 at the Linwood Dunn Theater at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study in Hollywood. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 03:33:40 GMT France’s Biggest Summer Festival Produced Live with Blackmagic Design (Fremont, California--August 21, 2014) Blackmagic Design today announced that a full ATEM live production workflow was used during the French music festival Vieilles Charrues to support on stage performances from internationally renowned artists such as the Arctic Monkeys, Lily Allen, Elton John and Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:07:55 GMT A-Level VFX Studio Brewster Parsons Adds Veteran Producer Jason Cohon, Expands VFX Capabilities and (Venice, California--August 21, 2014) Over the past year, A-level VFX studio Brewster Parsons has steadily been expanding its capabilities through key staff additions, facility and technology updates, and global partnerships. Today, studio founder and executive producer Darcy Parsons has announced t Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:04:19 GMT Sony Pictures Imageworks Teams up with Marvel Studios on MARVEL’S GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (Culver City, California--August 20, 2014) The onscreen universe of Marvel Studios August 1st release Guardians of the Galaxy appeared more expansive, immersive and complex, thanks in part to the collaborative efforts of Sony Pictures Imageworksthe Academy Award winning visual effects and digital ch Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:24:47 GMT Academy Award®-Nominated Director John Stevenson To Direct Animated Comedy Adventure Inspired By “No (Los Angeles, California--August 20, 2014) Unified Pictures announced today that Academy Award-nominated director John Stevenson (Kung Fu Panda) will direct the companys first CG-animated feature inspired by Noahs Ark, which is slated for completion in 2016. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:28:29 GMT The Blackbird Academy Studio Engineering Program Integrates Roland’s Personal Mixing System (Nashville, Tennessee--August 20, 2014) The Blackbird Academy, a premier Studio and Live Sound Engineering School, has recently installed and integrated the Roland M-48 Personal Mixing System into their program. The Academys unique hands-on approach curriculum provide students access to world-famous Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:16:26 GMT Zylight F8 LED Fresnel Delivers Reliable Performance, ROI for Lightworks.TV (Los Angeles, California--August 20, 2014) Through his London-based company, Lightworks.TV Ltd., lighting cameraman Scott Munro shoots and edits a variety of projects, from U.S. network news packages to corporate videos and documentaries. While he does not own a professional HD camcorder, he has inv Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:12:42 GMT FilmLight Showcases Latest Solutions at SET 2014 (London, United Kingdom--August 20, 2014) FilmLight, alongside local partner PSK, will demonstrate how its technology is helping broadcasters, movie producers and creative studios shorten timescales without compromising creativity or quality at the SET Expo 2014 taking place in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Au Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:02:42 GMT Bannister Lake Launches Super Ticker Solo for Single-Channel Broadcast and Cable Workflows (Cambridge, Ontario--August 20, 2014) BL Super Ticker, the robust content management and playout solution from Bannister Lake, has long been a leading choice for lightning-fast delivery of on-air graphics and data in Canada. Bannister Lake is now bringing the workflow experience of Super Ticker to a Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:56:42 GMT Canada’s Woodbine Entertainment Uses FOR-A 4K Camera for Racing Coverage of The Queen’s Plate (Toronto, Ontario--August 20, 2014) Kicking off the 2014 season of Canadas Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, Torontos Woodbine Racetrack hosted The Queens Plate Stakes last month. The event is the longest continuously run stakes race in North America, and this year marked its 155th anniversary. T Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:47:38 GMT Music Mix Mobile Streamlines On-Location Audio Recording Workflows With Sonnet's Echo™ Express III-R (Irvine, California--August 20, 2014) Music Mix Mobile (M3), an Emmy and Grammy Award-winning provider of mobile audio facilities for high-profile live entertainment events and broadcasts, has deployed Sonnet Technologies Echo Express III-R and xMac mini Server Thunderbolt-to-PCIe 2.0 expansion syst Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:28:12 GMT Small Tree Provides End-to-End Workflow Solution for Advertising Agency (Lincoin, Nebraska--August 20, 2014) Snitily Carr, a full-service advertising agency with roots in video production, needed to expand its capability to meet the growing needs of the agencys clients. New tactics and technology provided more opportunities to serve clients, and the company now needed a Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:25:33 GMT Mixamo Launches New, More Affordable Pricing (San Francisco, California--August 20, 2014) Mixamo, Inc announced today that it has launched a brand new pricing strategy geared to meet the needs of animators and studios at every level. The new strategy includes more affordable pay-per-use pricing for Mixamos services, as well as three cost-effec Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:36:33 GMT Stewart Copeland and Jeff Beal To Keynote First Annual Production Music Conference In Los Angeles Se (Los Angeles, California--August 20, 2014) The first annual Production Music Conference (PMC), to be held in Los Angeles on September 12, has confirmed a highly inspiring pair of keynote speakers for its debut event. The internationally renowned composer and multi-instrumentalist Stewart Copeland wi Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:30:02 GMT SGO to Showcase Mistika's Real-time 4K capabilities with Mamba FX at BIRTV 2014 (Beijing, China--August 20, 2014) Mistika and Mamba FX will be showcased at the SGO Booth 8B09 at BIRTV (Beijing International Radio, TV and Film Equipment Exhibition) held at the CIEC in Beijing from 27 - 30 August. BIRTV provides an inspiring platform for creatives featuring leading-edge technolog Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:18:36 GMT DPA Microphones was the Impresario of Aspen Opera Theater Center (Aspen, Colorado--August 20, 2014) Every year, professional and aspiring classical musicians and technical personnel from around the world head to the mountains of Colorado for an eight-week summer intensive retreat at the Aspen Music Festival and School. As the countrys premier classical music prog Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:04:48 GMT Early Registration for GameSoundCon Conference Ends Soon (Seattle, Washington--August 19, 2014) GameSoundCon 2014, the leading conference on video game music and sound design, has announced early bird discounts on all registrations until September 1, 2014. The organizations 10th conference will be held October 7-8 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los A Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:49:39 GMT 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