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The Columbia Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures film, whi Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:57:03 GMT The Room Finishes Bruce Springsteen’s “Hunter of Invisible Game” (New York, United States--July 24, 2014) Final post production for Hunter of Invisible Game, the new short film from Bruce Springsteen and Thom Zimny, was completed at The Room, the finishing boutique located within Technicolor-PostWorks, New York. The Rooms Ben Murray conformed the film and applied Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:46:41 GMT AJA Ki Pro Rack Delivers Spot-On Recording for BlueScreen Every Time (Grass Valley, California--July 24, 2014) Launching a successful business out of a natural talent for compositing, Bob Kertesz founded BlueScreen LLC three decades ago. 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Working with 3Gbs, HD and SD sources and both AES and analogue audio, SYNNER 310 combines a video synchroniser, tracking audio delay, embedder, de-embedder, audio processor, video proc-amp and Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:51:28 GMT mLogic® Ships mTape® (Culver City, California--July 24, 2014) mLogic announced today that the company is now shipping its innovative mTape backup and archiving solution to customers worldwide. mTape is the industrys first LTO-6 tape drive to feature Thunderbolt connectivity and the first tape drive system to receive Thu Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:48:23 GMT BRW Filmland Los Angeles Adds Director Michael Fitzmaurice (Los Angeles, California--July 23, 2014) BRW FILMLAND Los Angeles has signed director Michael Fitzmaurice for U.S. commercial representation. The helmers output includes cinematic and pulse-quickening spots for the likes of Lexus, Chevy and the NBA with his AICP-winning Big Color. Hes already hit th Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:39:29 GMT Oishii Creative Reveals The New Face For E!’s Series Premiere Of “Botched” (Los Angeles, California--July 23, 2014) E continues to solidify its status as the leader in pop culture, raising the bar on each of its creative projects and programming. So for the launch of their latest series, Botched, they partnered with creative agency Oishii Creative to create a fresh, curren Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:53:08 GMT Sound Devices 970 Takes A Ride With Renowned Audio Mixer For New Semi-Animated Children’s Series (Los Angeles, California--July 23, 2014) When Sound Mixer Richard Lightstone was looking to upgrade his audio cart with a Dante-compatible digital recorder for Disney XDs semi-animated childrens program Kirby Buckets, he turned to Sound Devices new 970. 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Customers Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:34:37 GMT IABM Sees Unprecedented Growth In New Members in 2014 (Gloucestershire, United Kingdom--July 23, 2014) The IABM has seen a significant increase in new membership this year with 22 companies joining in the last six months. Already representing more than 80 of the value of the global broadcast technology market, the new membership shows a shift in focus, Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:11:02 GMT Silicon Valley Comes to Hollywood – Well Burbank anyway! (Burbank, California--July 23, 2014) At the Burbank Marriot on Thursday July 24 from 11am to 7pm, Blackmagic Design and its strategic partners will be hosting an event highlighting the convergence of digital and broadcast technologies and their impact on the Media amp Entertainment (MampE) Industry. 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After the shock of such an ambitious undertaking wore off around campus, a small team of technicians started bra Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:58:05 GMT Jaguars to Unveil World’s Largest Video Boards (Jacksonville, Florida--July 23, 2014) EverBank Field, home of the Jacksonville Jaguars, will unveil approximately 63 million in enhancements to the public this Saturday evening with an event that promises to offer be one of the more memorable moments in the history of the city and stadium. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:39:42 GMT Professional Wireless Systems Sets The Stage With Wireless Equipment Package And Frequency Coordinat (Miami, Florida--July 23, 2014) When the worlds biggest Spanish-speaking celebrities gathered in Miami for the 10th annual Premios Juventud awards show on July 17 at the BankUnited Center, Professional Wireless Systems (PWS) was once again backstage with a custom RF entertainment and intercom packag Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:31:29 GMT Clear-Com launches FreeSpeak II™ Dect-Based Duplex Wireless Intercom System (Alameda, California--July 23, 2014) At IBC 2014 Clear-Com will announce the launch of FreeSpeak II wireless intercom system, an enhanced DECT-based offering that operates in multiple license-free DECT bands from 1.897-1.933GHz. FreeSpeak II delivers improved roaming capability for reliable wireless Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:25:33 GMT XenData and Marquis Broadcast Launch Low Cost Archive of Avid Projects (Walnut Creek, California--July 23, 2014) XenData, the global provider of digital video archive solutions to the media and entertainment industry, and Marquis Broadcast, a specialist in content workflows and media integration software, today announced the launch of a new version of Project Parking s Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:20:44 GMT