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Input Media upgrades with Custom Consoles Module R furniture
News: Input Media upgrades with Custom Consoles Module R furnitureInput Media, one of Britain's 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 several bench tops for voiceover booths.
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"Subaru WRX STI Vs. The Drones: The Ultimate Obstacle Course"
News: "Subaru WRX STI Vs. The Drones: The Ultimate Obstacle Course"Big Block Creates Futuristic Drone Squadron for Subaru and DDB Canada
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 STI’s best-in-its-class high performance power and impeccable control, DDB Canada’s Toronto office developed the concept of a futuristic autocross course made of CG drone quadcopters to challenge the WRX STI with real-time precision driving.
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Shotgun Client Review Site is Now Available
News: Shotgun Client Review Site is Now AvailableEnables Studios to Share Work with Clients on Desktops or Mobile Devices Securely and Easily
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 accounts, to desktops or mobile devices. All client feedback is automatically tracked and recorded in Shotgun. The Shotgun Client Review Site replaces a time- and labor-intensive process with a single click, for both studios and their clients.
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Ross Video Acquires Unreel LLC—and Makes The Studio of The Future Available Now
Today, Ross Video announced that it has acquired Massachusetts-based Unreel LLC, a leading augmented reality (AR) and virtual set (VS) solutions provider. The acquisition makes Ross Video the only company in the broadcast industry that’s able to offer a single-vendor turnkey AR/VS studio solution. This state-of-the-art “Studio of the Future” will be on display at NAB 2014.
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Ross Video Launches UX Design
New Augmented Reality and Virtual Set Design Department Will Expand Third-Party Partner Relationships
Today, Ross Video announced that it’s launching UX Design, a unique Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Set (VS) design department, as part of its acquisition of Unreel LLC, the leading AR and VS solutions provider. UX Design is being launched in cooperation with a number of key industry partners, and Ross Video is excited to be demonstrating its AR/VS solutions in the Ultimatte and ProCyc booths at NAB this year. Ross Video also announced that it is entering into a reseller partnership with General Lift for jib encoders.
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Grass Valley Introduces New GV STRATUS Media Services for News Production, Live Production, Digital Media Platforms, and Playout
GV STRATUS New Media Services Enable Forward-Looking Master Control and Web/Mobile Distribution Workflows
Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, today announced new media services for its market-leading GV STRATUS Nonlinear Media Production Tools. The GV STRATUS service-oriented architecture (SOA) allows customers to purchase, combine, and configure the precise functional components they need to build and orchestrate the most efficient workflows for their unique production environments with GV STRATUS News, GV STRATUS Live, GV STRATUS Digital Media Platforms (DMP), and GV STRATUS Playout.
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Studio Network Solutions (SNS) Announces New Compact Shared Storage and Workflow Appliance
EVO Prodigy Offers Robust and Affordable Shared Media Storage for Compact Spaces and for Content Creators On-the-Go
Studio Network Solutions (SNS), manufacturer of shared storage solutions for film, video, VFX, graphic animation and audio workgroups, today announced EVO Prodigy. This latest addition to the EVO product family is an affordable, flexible, SSD/SATA shared storage server and workflow appliance for compact spaces and field use.
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Roland Systems Group Demonstrates Surround Field Recording and Monitoring with Holophone and DTS at NAB Show
News: Roland Systems Group Demonstrates Surround Field Recording and Monitoring with Holophone and DTS at NAB ShowRoland Systems Group in cooperation with DTS and Holophone microphones are pleased to be demonstrating a 3D recording and monitoring solution for sound designers and location recordists at their NAB Booth C8635.
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ARRI Unveils L5 LED Fresnel
News: ARRI Unveils L5 LED FresnelARRI is pleased to announce the newest member of the L-Series, the compact and lightweight L5. The L-Series started with the L7, an LED Fresnel with the same light qualities as a traditional tungsten Fresnel but with the added features of full CCT tuneability and color selection. The L5 now extends this successful line of products in a smaller, more portable form.
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DAX Mobile Now Available as an iPhone App
iDailies® Service for iPhone App Available for TV and Feature Content Producers
DAX, the leading provider of production workflow applications, together with Prime Focus Technologies (PFT), is introducing DAX|Mobile® with iDailies®, a subscription service exclusively for Apple’s iPhone. The new iPhone app joins the iPad app in the iTunes App Store as an innovative collaboration workflow tool for professional TV/movie production, post-production, marketing and creative executives who require working 24/7 access to in-progress content.
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Signiant Launches SkyDrop Hybrid SaaS Solution to Accelerate Movement of Large Data Sets Into and Out of Cloud Storage
Intelligent File Movement Software Leader Extends Cloud Platform, Offers Scalable and Reliable High-Speed On-Ramp to Cloud
Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement, today announced a significant extension of the company’s cloud portfolio with the introduction of Signiant SkyDrop – the first and only commercially available hybrid SaaS solution that accelerates the movement of big data and professional media files into and out of cloud storage. Unlike other acceleration offerings, Signiant SkyDrop is a genuine cloud-formed solution that leverages managed cloud infrastructure, in contrast to software that customers must deploy and manage.
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Darim and Silicon Imaging Launch Revolutionary 3D Virtual Studio
News: Darim and Silicon Imaging Launch Revolutionary 3D Virtual StudioDarim Vision, an innovator in MPEG encoding and visualization technologies and Silicon Imaging, an award winning manufacturer of 2K and 360 camera and recording systems, have joined forces to deliver an innovative family of trackless Virtual Studio products for Live Broadcast, Presentation and Flipped Classroom Lecture Capture.
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Orad and KamaKama deliver on-demand real time video highlights from live sports events in seconds to smart mobile devices.
Orad and KamaKama announced today they have joined forces to provide sports content right holders and broadcasters a cutting edge platform to deliver instant and personalized sports’ clips to their mobile viewers.
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Digital Rapids and Cinnafilm® Integrate Award-Winning Automated Media Transformation and Standards Conversion Solutions
Cinnafilm's Tachyon standards conversion technology is now available as an option for the Digital Rapids Transcode Manager 2 software and the Kayak workflow platform - The Tachyon component provides high-quality, motion-compensated frame rate conversion; inverse telecine with advanced cadence correction and more
Digital Rapids -- the trusted provider of innovative media transformation and workflow solutions for bringing video to wider audiences -- and Cinnafilm, Inc., a leader in file-based image processing technology, announced today that Cinnafilm's Tachyon® standards conversion solution has now been integrated with the Digital Rapids Transcode Manager 2 automated media transformation software and its underlying Kayak workflow platform.
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Signiant’s Cloud Solutions Drive 65 Percent Increase in Customer Base In 2013, Position Company for Future Growth With 46 Percent Increase in Worldwide Employment
Large file Movement Solution Provider Continues Strong Momentum, Invests in Cloud Platform, Bolsters Management Team
Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software, today disclosed key growth metrics for 2013 and offered further insight into the Company’s recent market momentum. Executives report a 65 percent increase in customer count and a 46 percent increase in worldwide employment, attributable to rapid adoption of Signiant’s next-generation hybrid SaaS solution and clear recognition of the Company’s leadership position in bringing the benefits of cloud technology to the media industry.
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Reel FX Signs Directors Ben Orisich and Justin Malone
News: Reel FX Signs Directors Ben Orisich and Justin MaloneReel FX builds Live-Action Director Roster
Digital studio Reel FX, Dallas/Santa Monica bolsters its live-action director roster with the additions of Ben Orisich and Justin Malone for commercial representation. An award-winning director/creative director/VFX artist, Orisich has helmed multiple Super Bowl spots and national campaigns for ESPN, NBC, NASCAR, IZOD, Indy500 and ABC, among many others. Reel FX will represent Orisich in Texas and the southwest exclusively. Malone has directed spots for numerous agencies and has several award-winning narrative and documentary films under his belt including "Undocumented," "Hurry Up and Wait" and "Blue." Reel FX will represent Malone nationwide. The company’s roster also includes two other directors, Dale Carman and Kevin Althans. Together they will handle turnkey, soup-to-nuts projects for which Reel FX will be also be the editing, audio, VFX and finishing company of record.
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Autodesk Announces 2015 3D Animation Software
News: Autodesk Announces 2015 3D Animation SoftwareNew Software Empowers Artists’ Creativity With Innovative New Tools Like Bifrost And Shaderfx
Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) unveiled the 2015 versions of its popular 3D animations tools: Autodesk 3ds Max, Maya, MotionBuilder, Mudbox, Softimage, and the newest addition to the lineup, Maya LT, a 3D animation and modeling tool for professional indie game makers. Autodesk also announced the availability of the 2015 Entertainment Creation Suite for 3D animation and visual effects.
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Big Block Design Group Creates Epic Main Title and Show Open for "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey"
News: Big Block Design Group Creates Epic Main Title and Show Open for "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey"BBDG Pays Tribute To Carl Sagan In A Stunning Vision of the Galaxy
Big Block Design Group (BBDG) designed and created the main title and show open for "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey," the long-awaited follow-up to "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage," Carl Sagan’s profound and iconic exploration of the universe.
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Faceware Tech Launches New Indie Facial Mocap Package
News: Faceware Tech Launches New Indie Facial Mocap PackageFaceware Offers Complete Facial Mo-Cap Package For Indie Game Studios; Upgrades Pro Versions Of Software And Hardware
Faceware Technologies, the leading innovator and most experienced provider of markerless 3D facial motion capture solutions, today announced that it has launched a new package in its Facial Mocap Professional Product Line targeted at independent and mobile game developers and artists. Called the “Indie Facial Mocap Package”, it includes the lite versions of Faceware’s software, Analyzer™ and Retargeter™, and a GoPro® Headcam facial performance capture kit. In addition, Faceware has also updated its Pro Facial Mocap Package with enhancements to Faceware Analyzer 2.0™ Pro and a new HD Headcam Pro system. The entire suite of new products will be on display in Faceware’s booth at GDC 2014: Booth 735.
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Twist Signs Worldwide Creative Collective: Tomato
News: Twist Signs Worldwide Creative Collective: TomatoCreative Alliance Expands Both Companies Internationally
Under the leadership and vision of Twist Executive Producer Amyliz Pera, based in Manhattan, the well known and highly respected national production company has entered into a U.S. representation and production agreement with multi-award winning design and film collective Tomato.
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At NAB 2014 2wcom Will Present Four Exciting New Products
2014 NAB Show - 2wcom - Booth SU 10202
“At NAB 2014 we are presenting four exciting new products to add to our range of solutions for IP radio, audio contribution via satellite and IP, and DAB/DAB+. These extremely versatile, multi-faceted solutions are being deployed by major broadcasters to build the next generation of robust, high-quality cost-effective radio infrastructure.” — Werner Drews, Managing Director of 2wcom
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IdeaWork Studios’ Uncommon Approach is Foundation for Uncommon Expertise
and New York, NY, – IdeaWork Studios, an award winning full-service branding and interactive firm, is notably uncommon. The firm was founded with a particular principal: be the antidote to the big agency experience. They know that big is not synonymous with excellence, and thus have carved an impressive reputation for themselves as small; without the burden of bureaucracy of their industrial-sized counterparts, they are immensely effective. To that end, their roster of clients is as impressive as their work, which focuses primarily on hospitality, nightlife, gaming, luxury, and fitness industries.
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Alan Parsons Sample Project Announced by Sonic Reality
News: Alan Parsons Sample Project Announced by Sonic RealityImminent release of “Alan Parsons Imperial Grand Piano” for Yamaha Motif and popular software sampler formats.
Sonic Reality is very proud to announce a new product series with legendary producer/engineer Alan Parsons called The Alan Parsons Sample Project.
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Big Block Live Announces New Director Signings
News: Big Block Live Announces New Director SigningsBig Block Live to Represent Modern Storytellers Josh + Vince, GHOST+COW and Joe Sabia
Big Block Live has announced its first directorial roster, signing directors Josh + Vince, GHOST+COW and Joe Sabia for exclusive representation in North America. Collectively, these are writer/directors who create integrated campaigns across all platforms, who know how to build and captivate audiences and who understand the importance of distribution and destination to story.
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Frankie Helps Trizz Move Toward the Virtual Studio
News: Frankie Helps Trizz Move Toward the Virtual StudioStreamlining the Ad Creation Process with Efficient Video Review
Frankie, the easy-to-use browser-based video review tool from the maker of cineSync, is a part of a new globe-spanning workflow created by Trizz to produce its innovative commercial campaigns. From its headquarters in Barcelona, Trizz uses Frankie to collaboratively develop spots with producers, agencies and clients from the U.S., Europe and Asia. With Frankie, creatives and postproduction teams can now operate as “virtual studios,” employing the best talent regardless of location, and communicating with their clients on an ongoing basis, wherever they are based.
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Trilogy Features Enhanced Messenger Intercom at CABSAT 2014
Stand No. 801, CABSAT 2014, Dubai 11-13 March 2014: Trilogy Communications, a trusted global provider of high quality intercom systems and SPGs for TV studios, mobile production, playout and post will feature enhancements to its Messenger intercom system at CABSAT 2014.
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Studiotech launch quick deploy Mobile Production Studio
News: Studiotech launch quick deploy Mobile Production StudioSee the new Mobile Production Studio on Studiotech stand 511 in Hall 5 at Cabsat 2014, Dubai, March 11-13
Global systems company Studiotech have launched a new Mobile Production Studio system. In the field, the new system gives quick access to all the necessary facilities to manage multi-camera events such as news gathering, conferences, concert backstage coverage, sports reports etc. It fully complies with IATA transportation regulations of size and weight, and a major advantage is its quick and easy set up and installation.
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Broadcast Networks Delivers Key Infrastructure Projects Across Europe
News: Broadcast Networks Delivers Key Infrastructure Projects Across EuropeSystems integration specialist Broadcast Networks completed a number of diverse broadcast system projects during 2013 for international organisations such as Chellomedia, News UK the Dutch Parliament.
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Broadcast Networks Appoints New Technical Staff
News: Broadcast Networks Appoints New Technical StaffSystems integration specialist Broadcast Networks has consolidated its leading position in the broadcast market by appointing five key members of staff to its technical team.
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Chainsaw Hires Veteran DI Colorist John Persichetti
News: Chainsaw Hires Veteran DI Colorist John PersichettiIndependent post-production facility forges strategic alliance with on-set dailies specialist Creative Science to provide turnkey post-production solutions for feature films.
Continuing to build its post production services for feature films, Chainsaw has hired John Persichetti as Senior DI Colorist. Persichetti brings more than 20 years of experience as a feature film colorist, most recently at Colorworks, Sony Pictures Entertainment’s digital intermediate facility. His credits there included "This Is the End," "The Amazing Spider-Man," "21 Jump Street" and "Hotel Transylvania." At Chainsaw, Persichetti will operate out of the company’s new, 4K digital intermediate theater. His first project will be "A Haunted House 2" for Wayan Bros. Entertainment.
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Industry Leaders Form Samaserve
News: Industry Leaders Form SamaserveThree leading industry pros, Bob Ott, Sal Sandoval and Mel Medina, have joined forces with financial expert Vincent Tuzzio, Jr. to form Samaserve, a sales and service company that is taking an innovative approach to providing broadcast and professional digital cinema, television studios and mobile video production companies with first tier production consulting, technology sales, support and service.
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MOG Technologies partners with FileCatalyst
Achieving the highest performance file-based workflows with exceptional file transfers
MOG technologies, the worldwide supplier for both centralized ingest solutions and MXF development tools has today announced a partnership with Unlimi-Tech Software, Inc., the creator of FileCatalyst, the world’s leading accelerated file transfer solution.
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Broadcast Pix Granite Integrated Production System Anchors Creative Video of Washington HD Mobile Productions
News: Broadcast Pix Granite Integrated Production System Anchors Creative Video of Washington HD Mobile ProductionsFrom the Kennedy Center to the National Mall, Creative Video of Washington, Inc., a full-service video production company based in McLean, Va., produces a variety of live events across the Washington, DC region. Although the company maintains a very healthy SD production business – a lot of association meetings are driven by PowerPoint presentations that still use the 4:3 aspect ratio – the company made the move to native HD production with its latest mobile package, which is anchored by a Broadcast Pix™ Granite™ 1000 integrated production system.
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Vector Pan and Tilt Heads Are Standard on NEP Mobile Trucks
News: Vector Pan and Tilt Heads Are Standard on NEP Mobile TrucksNEP, operator of the world’s largest fleet of television mobile units and global production studios, utilizes Vinten Vector pan and tilt heads exclusively on their OB vans.
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NEP Harnesses the Powerful Capabilities of Grass Valley’s K-Frame Switcher Platform
Veteran broadcast services company purchases 26 K-Frame systems and upgrades 5 Kayenne Classics for use for its OB trucks across North America and the United Kingdom Deal builds upon longstanding relationship between the two companies, Strengthens Grass Valley’s position as a leader in the live sports and entertainment production markets
NEP, a leading provider of mobile and fixed broadcast facilities in the United States and the United Kingdom, has purchased 26 Grass Valley® K-Frame™ modular video processing engines to be used with Kayenne® and Karrera® Video Production Centers to upgrade more than 30 of its outside broadcasting (OB) trucks across their fleet. NEP will take delivery of the K-Frames over the next three years, through to 2016.
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Vicon and Imaginarium Studios raise the motion capture game for "Ryse: Son of Rome"
50 Vicon T160 cameras and Vicon Blade 2 enable cutting-edge character realism for Xbox One exclusive, "Ryse: Son of Rome"
Vicon, the motion capture technology specialists for the entertainment, defence, life sciences and engineering industries and The Imaginarium, today announced that Vicon’s T-Series motion capture cameras were behind the outstanding character realism in new game "Ryse: Son Of Rome."
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DVEO Announces New Products For Streaming Media West 2013
News: DVEO Announces New Products For Streaming Media West 2013– Including Live Media Server with 8 HD-SDI Inputs, Video Warehouse with Automatic Archiving, IP Video Traffic Shaping Technology, and More
DVEO, the broadcast division of Computer Modules, Inc. (CMI), will demonstrate many unique products at Streaming Media West 2013 in Huntington Beach, California, November 19-20, in booth 207.
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Reel FX Launches New Interactive/Mobile Division With Official Free Birds Movie APP - Baby Turkey Trouble
News: Reel FX Launches New Interactive/Mobile Division With Official Free Birds Movie APP - Baby Turkey TroubleFree Birds – In Theaters Now – Stars Owen Wilson, Woody Harrelson and Amy Poehler
Reel FX today announces the launch of its new digital/interactive division with the release of its first app, “Baby Turkey Trouble”. The app coincides with the release of “Free Birds”, the studio’s first animated film. In this hilarious, adventurous buddy comedy for audiences of all ages, two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history – and get turkey off the holiday menu for good.
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Trilogy Appoints Distributor in France
Trilogy Communications, a world class provider of high quality intercom systems and SPGs for studios, mobile production, playout and post has announced the appointment of SAV as Trilogy’s exclusive distributor in France.
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Hal Leonard publishes "Power Tools for Cubase 7"
Master Steinberg’s Powerful Multi-Platform Audio Production Software
Hal Leonard Books, the musician’s best source of books on the music business, audio technology, instrument history, and more, is now shipping "Power Tools for Cubase 7" by Matthew Loel T. Hepworth.
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NuContext Creative Names Laura Feldman as New Director of Creative Services
News: NuContext Creative Names Laura Feldman as New Director of Creative ServicesNuContext Creative continues their 2013 expansion by welcoming Laura Feldman as their new Director of Creative Services. Feldman returns to L.A. from her previous stints at DDB Worldwide and Droga5 in New York City. Angela Guice, Founder/Executive Producer of the multi-award winning entertainment marketing agency, made the announcement. In her new post, Feldman will spearhead the creative supervision and project management of NuContext Creative’s On-Air and Digital marketing teams.
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Broadcast Networks Strengthens Management Team
News: Broadcast Networks Strengthens Management TeamSystems integration specialist Broadcast Networks has appointed Malcolm Robinson as Director - Media & Broadcast Solutions.
Systems integration specialist Broadcast Networks has strengthened its management team, focus and skillset by appointing Malcolm Robinson as Director - Media & Broadcast Solutions.
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Broadcast Networks Announces Partnership with IEC
Systems Integration specialist Broadcast Networks has announced a strategic partnership with IEC group, a leader in the provision of turnkey complex audio-visual solutions and services to more than 2,000 clients worldwide, including broadcasters, corporations and government organisations.
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Havok™ Offers Project Anarchy Users Autodesk® Scaleform® for Free
Mobile Developers Can Leverage the Familiar Adobe® Flash® Toolset to Create Powerful User Interfaces in Games Built with Havok’s Free Game Engine
Havok™, a leading provider of 3D game development technology, announces today that it has integrated the full version of Autodesk® Scaleform® software into Project Anarchy, Havok’s completely free end-to-end mobile 3D game production engine. The addition of Autodesk’s industry leading UI solution to Project Anarchy complements Havok’s Vision Engine, Physics, Animation and AI technologies and offers developers a complete solution for faster, more efficient game development. Games built using Project Anarchy can be deployed for free on iOS, Android and Tizen mobile platforms without commercial restrictions on company size or revenue.
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Twentieth Century Fox to Release Diverse Slate of Dolby Atmos Titles
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Rio 2, X-Men: Days of Future Past, and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes will be mixed in the world’s most advanced cinema sound format
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) today announced that Twentieth Century Fox will be releasing several Dolby® Atmos™ titles in a broad range of genres, including action, animation, and comedy with "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," " Rio 2, X-Men: Days of Future Past," and "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes."
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Visual Effects Society Names Founder and CEO of Illumination Entertainment Chris Meledandri as Keynote Speaker at 2013 VES Summit
Andrew Merkin, Head of Special Projects and Transmedia at Mirada Studios and Max Michael, Head of Business Development, Asia at UTA Among Highlighted Speakers
Today, the Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s professional honorary society, announced Chris Meledandri, Founder, CEO, Producer at Illumination Entertainment as Keynote Speaker at its 5th annual Summit, “A New Reality: Content Creation and Distribution.” The daylong interactive forum on October 26th will bring together top creatives, executives, thought leaders and visionaries from diverse disciplines to illustrate new pathways to creativity and problem solving in a TED Talks-like atmosphere.
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Christie Integrated Media Block Completes Dolby Atmos Testing, Licensing
News: Christie Integrated Media Block Completes Dolby Atmos Testing, LicensingDCI-Compliant, Fully-Integrated Media Block Brings 4K and High Frame Rate Projection to Life, While Supporting Incredible Audio
Christie®, a global visual technology company, today announced that the Christie® IMB, an integrated media block solution that seamlessly converts and delivers feature-film and alternative content within a secure environment, now supports Dolby® Atmos™, a new audio solution that revolutionizes the experience of sound in entertainment.
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MASTERSFX Perfects Practical/Digital Effects Mix for Emmy Nominated TV Series "Falling Skies"
News: MASTERSFX Perfects Practical/Digital Effects Mix for Emmy Nominated TV Series "Falling Skies"Award-winning character effects company MASTERSFX has been signed to continue developing and creating its mix of Practical/Digital FX for season four of the hit DreamWorks/TNT television series “Falling Skies,” set to debut in Summer 2014. MASTERSFX has regularly worked on the series since its 2011 launch. The company also designs and produces a diverse number of makeup and special creature effects for a variety of other hit TV shows and feature film projects. Todd Masters, founder of MASTERSFX, made the announcement.
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Oprah & Deepak’s 21-Day Meditation Challenge Finds Enlightened Sound with DPA Microphones
News: Oprah & Deepak’s 21-Day Meditation Challenge Finds Enlightened Sound with DPA MicrophonesMusic for the TV mogul and alternative medicine practitioner’s latest venture recorded using d:dicate™ 2011C Cardioid and d:vote™ 4099 Instrument microphones
This summer, nearly 700,000 people participated in the online launch of Oprah Winfrey and Deepak Chopra’s "Oprah & Deepak 21-Day Meditation Challenge: Miraculous Relationships." For co-producers and composers Rich Tozzoli and Scott E. Moore, recording the music for this production proved to be as much of an adventure as the challenge was for the listeners. Featuring over two hours of original compositions across many genres with multiple musicians, the duo needed to create a unique and natural sound for each song, and it had to be as enlightened as each day’s meditation. To do this, they consistently called upon DPA Microphones’ d:dicate™ 2011C Cardioid Microphones and d:vote™ 4099 Instrument Microphones.
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NEP's George Hoover Named SMPTE Fellow
Highest Membership Level Recognizes Hoover's Distinguished Career and Contributions in Sports and Entertainment Television
NEP today announced that the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) has named George Hoover, NEP's chief technology officer, a SMPTE Fellow. As SMPTE's highest membership designation, the title of Fellow is conferred upon individuals who have, by proficiency and contributions, attained an outstanding rank among engineers or executives in the motion picture, television, or related industries.
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SMPTE Announces 2013 Honorees and Award Winners
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 outstanding industry members who will be recognized Thursday, Oct. 24, at the SMPTE 2013 Honors & Awards Ceremony.
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Top Game Developers, Filmmakers Select OptiTrack Motion Capture
News: Top Game Developers, Filmmakers Select OptiTrack Motion CaptureCloud Imperium, Animatrik Film Design and ChAIR Entertainment Deploy OptiTrack’s High Performance Prime Series Mocap Systems for Upcoming Projects
Motion capture provider OptiTrack™ today announced installations of its Prime Series motion capture systems at several top entertainment production studios, including Cloud Imperium, Animatrik Film Design and ChAIR Entertainment.
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Clear-Com Delivers Major Updates To The Eclipse HX Digital Matrix Intercom Solution At IBC 2013
News: Clear-Com Delivers Major Updates To The Eclipse HX Digital Matrix Intercom Solution At IBC 2013Updates include the New Ethernet/IP Intelligent Trunking, Dual-Label and Arabic Language Support for V-Series Panels, IVC-32-HX Redundancy and the New Eclipse HX-Delta Frame
Clear-Com® today announces the delivery of major enhancements to the Eclipse HX Digital Matrix Intercom System, including the first European debut of the compact 3RU Eclipse HX-Delta matrix frame, at IBC 2013 (Stand 10.D29). New capabilities of the Eclipse HX system include Ethernet/IP Intelligent Trunking with IVC-32-HX card redundancy, as well as dual-label and Arabic language support for V-Series panels. These new additions are particularly ideal for mobile production and multi-location production facilities that require agile and flexible communications solutions.
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Orad And Kaltura Announce Live Video Solution for Radio -Integrated Solution lets Broadcasters Stream to any Device
News: Orad And Kaltura Announce Live Video Solution for Radio -Integrated Solution lets Broadcasters Stream to any DeviceOrad and Kaltura have joined forces to bring the power of online video to radio stations and broadcast publishers around the world. The integrated offering takes live shows created by Orad's RadioTV and leverages Kaltura to provide a live and VOD portal, reaching viewers everywhere on any device. Attendees to IBC 2013 can see the joint solution at Orad stand 7.B27.
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Christie Vive Audio Cinema Solution Combines With Dolby Atmos To Give Krikorian Premiere Theatres An Audible Edge
News: Christie Vive Audio Cinema Solution Combines With Dolby Atmos To Give Krikorian Premiere Theatres An Audible EdgeIndustry’s First Line Array Surround Speakers Commissioned for Dolby Atmos Installations
Christie®, the dominant brand in the digital cinema projection market, announced the world’s first deployment of a complete Christie Vive Audio™ cinema sound system in an auditorium powered by Dolby® Atmos™, a new audio solution that revolutionizes the experience of sound in entertainment. Selected by Krikorian Premiere Theatres’ Buena Park Metroplex 18 in California, Christie Vive Audio is the world’s first audio system to be powered by Christie’s innovative wall and ceiling surround speakers, which feature unique ribbon driver technology in a parabolic line array design, purposely crafted and built for the cinema environment.
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Ora TV Shoots Flagship Series, Larry King Now, With Four AG-AF100 Large Imager HD Cinema Cameras
News: Ora TV Shoots Flagship Series, Larry King Now, With Four AG-AF100 Large Imager HD Cinema CamerasNew Series, Politicking with Larry King, Also Assigned to AF100 Acquisition
Larry King Now, the new talk show on Ora TV and Hulu hosted by the iconic broadcast journalist, has just entered its second season and already encompasses 180+ episodes, all shot on Panasonic AG-AF100 large imager HD cinema camcorders. Earlier this summer, a second series led by King, Politicking with Larry King, premiered and is likewise shot with the AF100s.
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Trilogy’s Messenger Delivers at IBC 2013
News: Trilogy’s Messenger Delivers at IBC 2013IBC 2013, 12-17 September, Stand 10.A29: Trilogy Communications, a world class provider of high quality intercom systems and SPGs for studios, mobile production, playout and post has introduced its new Messenger intercom system to the European market at IBC 2013.
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Testronic Ups Key US Executives Jason Gish Named Senior Vice President-General Manager
News: Testronic Ups Key US Executives Jason Gish Named Senior Vice President-General ManagerTestronic, the global leader in quality assurance services for film and television, games, software, and digital television, has announced two promotions of key staff in their US headquarters. Jason Gish has been named Senior Vice President of Film and Television Services and General Manager of US Operations. He previously served as Vice President of Business Development. Shana Rosencrans has been elevated to Vice President of US Operations from Director. Testronic's US operations are critical service suppliers to leading creators and holders of entertainment content and a significant part of the global Testronic family of services.
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Autodesk Unveils Maya LT for Indie and Mobile Game Developers Starting at $50 a Month
News: Autodesk Unveils Maya LT for Indie and Mobile Game Developers Starting at $50 a MonthPowerful Tools and Affordable Pricing Expand 3D Options for Independent Game Developers and Small Studios
Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) today introduced Autodesk Maya LT 2014, a new 3D modeling and animation tool tailored for independent and mobile game developers. Available immediately and compatible with certain industry-standard game engines, Maya LT draws inspiration from award-winning Autodesk Maya software to bring an intuitive, affordable new toolset for the creation of professional-grade 3D mobile, PC and web-based game assets.
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Vicon’s T-Series Used on Chart Topping ‘Dead Island Riptide’ Video Game
Vicon customer, Alvernia Studios, uses T-Series system to help bring characters to life
Vicon, the motion capture technology specialists for the entertainment, defence, life science and engineering industries, announced today that its T-Series system was used on the video game Dead Island Riptide which reached number 1 in the gaming charts.
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Berklee College of Music Partners with iZotope
Berklee chooses iZotope software for audio production facilities
Berklee College of Music, a leading educator in contemporary music and audio technology, has chosen iZotope, a research-driven audio technology company, to outfit its lab and studio facilities with industry leading software products. In addition, iZotope will partner with Berklee for educational events and training opportunities.
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Modus Operandi Welcomes Executive Producer Carolyn Davine
News: Modus Operandi Welcomes Executive Producer Carolyn DavineModus Operandi is excited to announce the addition of EP Carolyn Davine to the company. Davine brings extensive experience in business development to the growing digital agency, known for compelling and strategic campaigns in advertising, gaming and entertainment.
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Digital Rapids StreamZHD Encoding System Hits the Road on the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus
News: Digital Rapids StreamZHD Encoding System Hits the Road on the John Lennon Educational Tour BusDigital Rapids -- the trusted provider of innovative media transformation and workflow solutions for bringing video to wider audiences -- announced today that the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus is using Digital Rapids' StreamZHD encoding system to educate students and deliver online streams of their live productions from its state-of-the-art, mobile audio and HD video recording and production facility.
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Orad’s New Lightweight HDVG 2GO Delivers Powerful Real Time Graphics Rendering
Orad announced today the release of its new compact and lightweight version of the HDVG+ real time graphics rendering platform – HDVG 2GO. Orad’s new HDVG 2GO is a native 64-bit system offering significant processing and rendering power capabilities in a 2U mobile chassis.
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iZotope Announces RX 3 and RX 3 Advanced
The fastest, easiest way to repair and restore audio
iZotope Inc., a research-driven audio technology company, has announced an update to its flagship audio repair suite,RX®. Ideal for audio engineers, post production professionals, broadcasters, podcasters, archivists, forensic specialists, videographers and more, the new RX 3 rescues troubled audio to save it from the cutting room floor.
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Warner Bros.' Thomas Gewecke to Present Keynote at SMPTE 2013 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition
News: Warner Bros.' Thomas Gewecke to Present Keynote at SMPTE 2013 Annual Technical Conference & ExhibitionPremier Motion-Imaging Event to Draw Elite Thought-Leaders From Media Technology, Production, Operations, and Allied Arts and Sciences
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 Thomas Gewecke, chief digital officer and executive vice president for strategy and business development at Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., will be a keynote presenter at the SMPTE 2013 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition. Gewecke will speak on the future of content in an increasingly Internet-based world.
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IBC 2013: FOR-A Compact Switcher Series and Multi-Channel Frame Synch to Debut
News:  IBC 2013: FOR-A Compact Switcher Series and Multi-Channel Frame Synch to DebutStand 2.A51 at Amsterdam RAI, September 13-17
FOR-A Corporation announces its plans at the upcoming IBC 2013 show in Amsterdam next month. The company will show its new compact video switcher series (HVS-XT) and the FA-1010 multi-channel frame synchronizer for the first time in Europe. Other product highlights within the company’s IBC booth will be the FA-9520 multipurpose signal processor and the new MINI M/E feature within the HVS-390HS that creates a virtual 6 M/E switcher.
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Mistika - True Innovation in Film, Post and Broadcast at IBC 2013
News: Mistika - True Innovation in Film, Post and Broadcast at IBC 2013SGO presents Powerful new Toolsets, revolutionary Capabilities in Colour Grading, Finishing and Intelligent Broadcasting solutions for more efficient workflows in Mistika SGO Stand A11, Hall 6 – The RAI, Amsterdam 13– 17 September 2013
SGO will be showcasing at IBC 2013, its world-leading line of powerful 4K+ Mistika DI and Stereo 3D post production solutions. Visitors to the show will be able to see how Mistika's creative power can be put to use at the centre of every stage of production. Headlines include the unveiling of Mistika Post Version 7.4 and further exciting developments will be revealed including Mistika's new Shape Tracker providing colourists and compositors alike with an impressively fast and powerful tracking tool at the mere touch of a button.
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Studiotech To Show Their Latest DSNG/OB Van With Evertz Dreamcatcher SloMo On Board At IBC 2013
News: Studiotech To Show Their Latest DSNG/OB Van With Evertz Dreamcatcher SloMo On Board At IBC 2013Global systems specialist Studiotech will be at IBC this year, offering expertise, hospitality and a welcome to their customers, partners and friends.
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Margarita Mix Hollywood Adds Color Finishing to Become a One-Stop Shop
News: Margarita Mix Hollywood Adds Color Finishing to Become a One-Stop ShopMargarita Mix Hollywood, a FotoKem company that has been providing award-winning audio post services to the entertainment and advertising industries for 34 years, has developed a unique post production finishing workflow that includes the addition of two color suites and an upgraded hub for media management. The expansion and inventive new process enable content creators to complete audio and video work simultaneously at a single facility, adding speed and cost efficiencies to the workflow.
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PlayBox Technology EdgeBox Remote Playout System Proves a Winner at The Player Channel
News: PlayBox Technology EdgeBox Remote Playout System Proves a Winner at The Player ChannelSee PlayBox Technology on stand 8.C30 at IBC 2013, RAI Centre, Amsterdam, 13-17 September
Europe’s largest dedicated broadcast gaming network, The Player Channel, has chosen EdgeBox, an automated remote playout solution from PlayBox Technology. The new system is installed at the channel’s playout service provider and can be fully controlled from the broadcaster’s operations centre in Hammersmith.
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Calabash Animation Enhances Big Fish's Popular Mobile Game "Fairway Solitaire" With Animated Video
News: Calabash Animation Enhances Big Fish's Popular Mobile Game  "Fairway Solitaire" With Animated VideoAward-Winning Animation Studio Goes Mobile With New App From World’s Largest Producer Of Casual Games
When popular Seattle-based game developer Big Fish wanted to create new videos for their hit mobile game "Fairway Solitaire", they partnered with award-winning animation studio Calabash Animation – led by Creative Director Wayne Brejcha and Executive Producer Sean Henry – to shoot a creative hole-in-one.
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AMC's 'The Walking Dead' To Be Resurrected At Universal Studios Hollywood And Universal Orlando Resort's Award-Winning 'Halloween Horror Nights' Events For Second Consecutive Year
News: AMC's 'The Walking Dead' To Be Resurrected At Universal Studios Hollywood And Universal Orlando Resort's Award-Winning 'Halloween Horror Nights' Events For Second Consecutive YearSeason 3 of the Golden Globe-Nominated, Emmy-Award Winning series, 'The Walking Dead,' Sets the Stage for All-Original Horrifying Experiences on Both Coasts
PRNewswire/ -- Fans with a voracious appetite for AMC's "The Walking Dead" will have a chance to walk in the footsteps of human survivors when Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort debut all new terrifying mazes inspired by Season 3 of the critically-acclaimed, award-winning television series at this year's Halloween Horror Nights events beginning September 20.
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Grass Valley Moves Icelandic TV Services to HD
Grass Valley enables Iceland’s largest media company to upgrade services to HD
Grass Valley® has supplied 365 Media, Iceland’s largest mass media company, with a range of solutions including cameras, servers and a replay system, for installation in its new HD OB van. The solutions will enable 365 Media to deliver high quality live event programming from remote locations to its viewers. Grass Valley’s local partner Exton will provide full installation support on the ground in Iceland.
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Luma Pictures Creates CGI Buzz In Dewars' New "Highlander Honey" Commercial
News: Luma Pictures Creates CGI Buzz In Dewars' New "Highlander Honey" CommercialLuma Pictures' commercial division continues to add effects to high profile campaigns, with its latest accompanying Dewars' new spot from OppermanWeiss/OW*, "Highlander Honey."
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NEP Keeps The Signal Alive With Studio Technologies Model 5150 Video Generator Modules For Its NCPII OB Truck Remote POV Cameras
News: NEP Keeps The Signal Alive With Studio Technologies Model 5150 Video Generator Modules For Its NCPII OB Truck Remote POV Cameras5150 Modules part of Joseph Electronics POV PTZ Remote Camera Systems
NEP Broadcasting, the leading provider of solutions for remote production, studio production, and video display, relies on the Studio Technologies Model 5150 Video Generator Module for use in a new remote point of view (POV) camera system. NEP recently completed construction of a new OB truck, NCPII, which will support live broadcasts of baseball, hockey and basketball games for a major regional sports network in Philadelphia. The 5150 unit, part of a Joseph Electronics POV pan, tilt, zoom (PTZ) camera control package, keeps the output video signal alive for straightforward troubleshooting of remote camera positions. The 5150 supplies a user-created high-definition image that maintains signal continuity as well as providing support information should a remote camera fail.
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SIGGRAPH Business Symposium to Focus on Key Issues Facing Film and Game Industries
The SIGGRAPH Business Symposium offers attendees an intense, productive day with this year’s focus on disruption and innovation in the content creation industries -- namely games and films. Unlike any other conference, SIGGRAPH provides a unique forum where leaders from film, games, and broadcast cross paths and share ideas with scientists, academics, and world-class researchers. It is geared towards higher level executives and studio heads.
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ARISE NEWS global TV network uses Ventuz software for broadcast newsroom on-air graphics, video walls and interactivity
News: ARISE NEWS global TV network uses Ventuz software for broadcast newsroom on-air graphics, video walls and interactivity
"ARISE NEWS," the new 24-hour global TV news network, leveraged Ventuz high-end graphics software for their broadcast newsroom solution including real-time 2D/3D graphics, HD video walls and interactive in-studio applications. London-based Spotted Zebra led the system design and integration.
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France Télévisions Productions Outfits New OB Trucks with Miranda
News: France Télévisions Productions Outfits New OB Trucks with MirandaSolutions include NVISION Hybrid Routers, Kaleido Multiviewers and Telecast Fiber
Miranda Technologies, a Belden Brand, a global provider of integrated solutions for production, playout and delivery systems for television broadcasters and multi-system operators, announces the installation of its NVISION 8280 Hybrid router and Kaleido KMV-3911 multiviewer modules in France Télévisions Productions’ two 3G/HD/SD-SDI “Challenger” outside broadcast trucks. The Challenger trucks are 8-to-15-camera 3G production studios mounted on 32-ft trailers and are the latest additions to France Télévisions Productions’ OB fleet.
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Cinematographer Albert Ayzenberg Turns To Anton/Bauer To Power His Most Cherished Project
News: Cinematographer Albert Ayzenberg Turns To Anton/Bauer To Power His Most Cherished ProjectLongtime User Trusts DIONIC 90s for Personal, Client Workload
When he finds something he loves, Boston-based freelance cinematographer and director of photography Albert Ayzenberg shares it with as many people as he can, especially when it comes to his preferred tools of the trade. Ayzenberg has been a fan and avid user of batteries from Anton/Bauer®, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company and a premier global provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video, film and healthcare technology industries, for years, and often posts photos of productions where he used Anton/Bauer batteries on various social media sites and his blog. Whether he is shooting a wedding, store opening or other type of video, he always makes Anton/Bauer DIONIC® 90 batteries and Gold Mount® solutions a part of his rig.
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Cinedeck 4.2 Software Upgrade Takes Tape Out Of The Loop
News: Cinedeck 4.2 Software Upgrade Takes Tape Out Of The LoopPowerful playlisting features and RS-422 deck controls support Cinedeck recorders as cost-effective tapedeck replacements in editorial and post operations
Cinedeck LLC, pioneering developer of capture systems for motion picture and broadcast production, will ship a powerful new v4.2 software release on July 1st 2013 that enables its dual-channel RX and quad-channel MX file-based recorders to cost-effectively replace traditional tapedecks in everyday editorial and post production operations. Headline features include Playlisting, RS-422 deck control, LUT shaders, Segment Record, H.264 streaming, plus enhanced Audio options, Burn-ins and Closed Caption recording. This new release will also unleash an array of additional features, including ARRIRAW recording and 3D stereo modes, which further advance the versatility of Cinedeck recorders in digital cinema and broadcast workflows.
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CBT Systems Installs Studio Technologies 5100-series modules and Studiocomm 78/79 surround monitoring systems in new internet video production facilities around the world
Systems Support Creative Initiative for High-Traffic Internet Video Uploads
CBT Systems, a video media design, consulting and integration company servicing such clients as the NFL Network, MLB, NHL, Disney, Paramount and Universal, among others, has installed Studio Technologies’ 5121 Line/IFB Output Modules, 5130 Party-Line Interface Modules and StudioComm 78/79 7.1 Surround Monitoring Systems in a series of new interactive video production studios worldwide. The studios provide a free, high-level production experience for individuals whose videos generate large amounts of traffic on the Internet. The Studio Technologies 5100-Series Modules help foster improved artist collaboration activities by enabling each facility’s production team to communicate internally and with other facilities in the worldwide network. The StudioComm system supplies a sophisticated, consistent interface at each studio for monitoring surround, stereo, and monaural audio tracks.
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Clear-Com Highlights Latest Broadcast Intercoms At Broadcast Asia 2013
News: Clear-Com Highlights Latest Broadcast Intercoms At Broadcast Asia 2013Clear-Com® is featuring its latest range of broadcast intercom solutions at BroadcastAsia (Stand 5D3-02). The company will display its Eclipse HX Digital Matrix System and enhanced HelixNet™ Partyline Intercom System. It is also highlighting its partnership with Optocore/BroaMan and is presenting the Seamless Roaming functionality of its Tempest®2400 Wireless Intercom System.
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The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus Takes AJA Gear on the Road in the U.S. and Europe
News: The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus Takes AJA Gear on the Road in the U.S. and EuropeNon-profit group The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus has provided American students of all ages with free, hands-on opportunities to make original music, video, photo, game app and broadcast projects for the past 16 years via a mobile studio-in-a-bus that has been on the road since 1998. Featuring state-of-the-art audio and HD video recording, the bus has visited schools, colleges, concerts, festivals, trade shows and museums in big cities, small towns, rural areas, severely underserved communities and everything in between. On May 8th, 2013, Yoko Ono Lennon debuted the new Lennon Bus Europe in Liverpool, set to kick off its inaugural tour in London in June and continue with travels across the UK and Europe.
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The Wizard of Oz in 3D & IMAX® for the First Time Ever!
News: The Wizard of Oz in 3D & IMAX® for the First Time Ever!Warner Bros. to Celebrate the Film’s 75th Anniversary with Huge Fall 2013 Initiative Film Returns to the Big Screen for Exclusive IMAX® 3D One-Week Run on September 20, The 75th Anniversary Collector’s Edition Available October 1 on Blu-ray™, Blu-ray 3D™, DVD and UltraViolet™
Marking the 75th anniversary of "The Wizard of Oz," Warner Bros. has produced a 3D remastered version of the film which will launch a comprehensive, cross-divisional campaign encompassing theatrical, home entertainment, consumer products and a number of promotional partnerships.
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Dalet Completes News Galleries at the BBC North Studios and New Broadcasting House Complex
Dalet Digital Media Systems, a leading provider of news, sports, radio and MAM software solutions and services for content producers, announced today that Dalet Professional Services has completed the integration of two multi-studio/gallery news automation systems at MediaCity UK in Salford and at the New Broadcasting House complex in London.
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2013 AICP Next Awards Winners Announced
The AICP Next Awards debuted last night at the NYU Skirball Center, kicking off AICP Week 2013 – a celebration of advertising in the motion image, which will also include the AICP Directors Lecture Series, as well as the premiere of the AICP Show: The Art & Technique of the American Commercial on the evening of June 6th at The Museum of Modern Art. The Next Awards, now in its seventh year, were presided over by Bob Greenberg, Founder, Chairman and CEO of R/GA.
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MetroEast and Portland Community Media Centers Each Acquire Eight Hitachi HD Cameras for Public Access Production
News: MetroEast and Portland Community Media Centers Each Acquire Eight Hitachi HD Cameras for Public Access ProductionDiversified Systems Plays Key Role in Both Sales
Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, a leading provider of affordable, high performance cameras, today announced that MetroEast Community Media and Portland Community Media—two non-profit public access media centers serving Portland, OR—each installed eight Hitachi Z-HD5000 HDTV studio/field production cameras.
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LA's Stun Creative Shoots and Produces New 2013 Summer Campaign for Bravo Media: Fourth Annual "Summer By Bravo" Brand Campaign Stars Over 30 Bravolebrities and One Monkey
News: LA's Stun Creative Shoots and Produces New 2013 Summer Campaign for Bravo Media: Fourth Annual "Summer By Bravo" Brand Campaign Stars Over 30 Bravolebrities and One MonkeyStun Creative, an award winning advertising agency and production company based in LA, has produced and shot the new 2013 summer promotional campaign for client Bravo Media. The new work marks the fourth-annual “Summer by Bravo” multi-platform promotional campaign produced by Stun, and celebrates the network’s pop culture brand and its upcoming original programming.
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Grass Valley Exhibits Live Production Workflow Innovations at InfoComm 2013
Grass Valley will be exhibiting its latest innovations in end-to-end live production workflows at InfoComm 2013, 8-15 June, Florida. Visitors to the Grass Valley booth (#5659) will be able to see live demonstrations of its switchers, media server and client solutions, and cameras, designed to enable content creators ranging from broadcasters, corporations, universities, entertainment and hospitality venues, and houses of worship (HOW), to cost-effectively produce, deliver and manage live content across multiple distribution platforms.
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FotoKem Panel at Cine Gear Will Explore Array of Collaborations from Production Through Post With Leading Cinematographers
Expo Recognizes Company for 50 Years of Innovation
In today’s sometimes complex content creation pathway, there are more choices than ever for handling the imaging chain from on set to final deliverables. At Cine Gear Expo on May 31 at 4:15pm in Screening Room #5, cinematographers John Bailey, ASC (The Way, Way Back) and Peter Levy, ASC, ACS (House of Lies)* will discuss their different but successful pathways to image creation and control from production through post. The conversation will be moderated by well-known industry writer and Creative COW editor Debra Kaufman.
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DPA Microphones Helps UEFA Deliver the Roar of the Crowd
News: DPA Microphones Helps UEFA Deliver the Roar of the CrowdCompany’s 5100m 4006A and 4017B Microphones proved to be the perfect choice to capture ambience at the UEFA Europa League Final in Amsterdam
As every soccer fan knows, the roar of the crowd at a major game is just as important as the action on the pitch when it comes to truly experiencing the excitement of the event. With this in mind, OB specialist United Studios and Outside Broadcast chose DPA Microphones’ 5100 Mobile Surround Microphone, 4006A Omni Microphones and 4017B Shotgun Microphones to capture the ambience of the Amsterdam Arena when SL Benfica played Chelsea in the 2013 UEFA Europa League Final on May 15.
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Avid Continues Leadership in Education with Support of European Launch of the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus
Yoko Ono Lennon unveils ‘recording studio in a bus’ today in Liverpool, aimed at enabling students to produce hands-on music, audio and video projects
Avid® (NASDAQ: AVID) today announced its continued partnership with the non-profit John Lennon Educational Tour Bus by supporting the new mobile recording studio on its debut European tour. Yoko Ono Lennon will unveil the European bus today in Liverpool, before the tour kicks off in London in June. She is co-founder of the project, which is dedicated to providing the young people of Europe with free hands-on access to state-of-the-art studios as a way of inspiring them to create original projects reflective of their ideas, values, and creativity.
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PESA Extends Vidblox DVI Series with 2K Extenders for Coax or Fiber Distribution
News: PESA Extends Vidblox DVI Series with 2K Extenders for Coax or Fiber DistributionPESA, a leading U.S.-based custom design and build manufacturing company for professional audio and video signal distribution, will showcase its new series of Vidblox 2K DVI dual link extenders, which transport 2K video over coax and/or fiber, at InfoComm 2013 (Booth 2958), which runs June 12-14 in Orlando, Fla. Vidblox 2K units extend ultra high-resolution, computer-based content to or from serial digital equipment.
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Tim Dillon joins MPC New York as Executive Producer of Digital/Experiential
News: Tim Dillon joins MPC New York as Executive Producer of Digital/ExperientialThe momentum continues to build in MPC New York, where the addition of interactive and experiential force Tim Dillon completes the aggressive expansion of MPC Digital. A go-to talent for cross-platform projects across the digital, mobile and physical realms, Dillon brings to MPC more than a decade of experience working as senior producer and design lead for big-league clients such as Coca-Cola, Google, Tate, Dewar’s, Intel and TED, as well as Creator’s Project and Lifetime’s “Project Runway Catwalk”.
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The Nation Creates Captivating “Brands in Wonderland” Campaign For Innovid
News: The Nation Creates Captivating “Brands in Wonderland” Campaign For InnovidCampaign Includes Web Video, Microsites, Banner & Print Ads For Leading Immersive Video Advertising Provider
Award-winning design & branding agency The Nation has partnered with Innovid, the leading immersive video technology platform, again on a new integrated campaign entitled, “Brands in Wonderland.” This comes on the heels of The Nation’s hugely successful “Cats” campaign for Innovid last year, which was a viral sensation.
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Venue for "Production Pipeline Expo" May 3-4 has been Changed to Raleigh Studios in Hollywood
First Annual Event to Showcase New "Joust" Software; Latest List of Guest Speakers Announced
The venue for the first annual “Production Pipeline Expo” has been changed to RALEIGH STUDIOS,5300 Melrose Ave, Stages 10 and 14, Hollywood, CA, 90038. The two day event takes place May 3-4. The announcement was made today by Anthony Horn, Founder of the event.
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MPC LA Announces Andy Boyd As Head Of 3D
News: MPC LA Announces Andy Boyd As Head Of 3DMPC LA is proud to announce the addition of Andy Boyd as the studio’s new Head of 3D. A respected VFX supervisor in the commercial and film industries, he brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to MPC, as well as a client base built over his 15 years working around the globe.
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Entertainment Studios Signs Long-Term Lease For New Production Studio
75,000 Square Foot Television And Film Production Facility Now Home To Sitcoms, Court Shows, Game Shows, And Talk Show Productions
Entertainment Studios, Inc., the largest independent producer and distributor of first-run syndicated television programming for broadcast television stations, and owner of eight 24-hour linear HD television networks (CARS.TV, COMEDY.TV,ES.TV, MYDESTINATION.TV, PETS.TV, RECIPE.TV, LEGACY.TV, and JUSTICE CENTRAL.TV) proudly announces its lease of a 75,000 square foot television and film production studio in Culver City, California.
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Adobe Transforms MAX Into the Creativity Conference
New Focus for Event Explores the Ideas, Inspirations and Technologies that Push the Boundaries of Creative Thinking
Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced featured luminary and breakout sessions at Adobe MAX, The Creative Conference, taking place May 4-8, 2013 at the Los Angeles Convention Center and Nokia Theatre. The four-day event includes a packed lineup of keynotes, luminary sessions, training workshops and sneaks presented by the best in the industry, including graphic designer and illustrator Paula Scher, multimedia artist Phil Hansen, designer and writer Rob Legato, photographer Erik Johansson and EA chief creative officer Richard Hilleman.
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