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“The Wolf of Wall Street” Oscar®-Winning Sound Editors Return to Manhattan for "Sight, Sound & Story"
Eugene Gearty, Phil Stockton and Sam Miille gather at MEWShop’s 'Sight, Sound & Story" event on June 14th for the MPSE SoundShow NY, sponsored by Audio Network
Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, will be hosting the Oscar®-winning sound editors behind blockbusters hits such as “Hugo,” “The Departed,” “Shutter Island” and, most recently, “The Wolf of Wall Street.” Joining MEWShop for the popular event "Sight, Sound & Story" on June 14th, Eugene Gearty, Phil Stockton and Sam Miille will present the MPSE SoundShow NY panel “‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ Soundscape From Production Audio to Final Mix,’ moderated by sound editor and designer Pam DeMetrius-Thomas and sponsored by Audio Network.
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ShootersINC Welcomes Nick Litwinko as Managing Director of ShootersNYC, DIVE & BIGSMACK
News: ShootersINC Welcomes Nick Litwinko as Managing Director of ShootersNYC, DIVE & BIGSMACKShootersINC has welcomed Nick Litwinko as Managing Director of ShootersNYC, DIVE & BIGSMACK. The announcement was made this morning by ShootersINC President Ray Carballada, who notes that Litwinko will be overseeing the management of these three divisions, as well as continuing to grow the company’s overall presence in New York.
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Sony Pictures Imageworks and Sony Pictures Post Production Services Establish New Workflow Technologies for "THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2™"
News: Sony Pictures Imageworks and Sony Pictures Post Production Services Establish New Workflow Technologies for "THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2™"Visual Effects, Post Production Sound and Colorworks Work as One Team.
Columbia Pictures’ "THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2™" marks not only the return of the world’s greatest superhero but also the culmination of a groundbreaking collaboration between visual effects, sound and post production teams from Sony Pictures Entertainment.
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SMPTE® Announces Calls for Student Papers and Louis F. Wolf Memorial Scholarship Applications
Student Paper and Scholarship Awards to Highlight Up-and-Coming Generation of Industry Leaders and Innovators
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 a call for papers for a special student issue of the "SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal," as well as for the SMPTE Student Paper Award. SMPTE is also accepting applications for the Louis F. Wolf Memorial Scholarship.
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MPC LA, Johnny Green and Deutsch LA Introduce New HTC Campaign Featuring Gary Oldman
News: MPC LA, Johnny Green and Deutsch LA Introduce New HTC Campaign Featuring Gary OldmanMPC LA teamed up with RESET Director Johnny Green and Deutsch LA to unleash an all-new ad campaign for HTC. In a rare commercial appearance by acclaimed British actor Gary Oldman, the campaign brings an unconventional and clever twist to this latest commercial execution to unveil the HTC One M8 smartphone. Instead of focusing on the device’s innovative features, the campaign goes against the grain with a direct and understated approach that challenges viewers to “ask the Internet” if they wish to learn more about the HTC One, which is ultimately "designed for people who form their own opinions."
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SMPTE® Announces 2014 Director Appointments
New Appointees Bring Depth of Experience and Knowledge to SMPTE's 'Three Pillars': Standards, Membership, and Education
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 the 2014 SMPTE directors. Alan Lambshead, SMPTE standards vice president, appointed Bob Edge, Oliver Morgan, and Howard Lukk to serve as standards directors; Paul Stechly, SMPTE membership vice president, appointed Bruce Devlin, Karl Kuhn, and William C. Miller to serve as membership directors; and Patrick Griffis, SMPTE education vice president, appointed Michael DeValue, V. Michael Bove, Peter Putman, and Al Kovalick to serve as education directors.
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Motion Picture Sound Editors Presents 2014 Golden Reel Awards
The Motion Picture Sound Editors today presented the 61st MPSE Golden Reel Awards at a black-tie ceremony held at the Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles. Golden Reel Awards recognizing outstanding achievement in sound editing were presented in 24 categories encompassing feature films, long-form and short-form television, animation, documentaries and other media. Star Wars creator George Lucas presented the annual MPSE Career Achievement Award to Randy Thom, Director of Sound Design at Skywalker Sound. The evening also featured a Special Tribute to sound pioneer Ray Dolby, introduced by MPSE Career Achievement winner Walter Murch.
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61st Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) Golden Reel Awards
61st MPSE Golden Reel Presenters to Include George Lucas, Walter Murch and Navid Negahban
Star Wars creator George Lucas and Academy Award-winning sound editor Walter Murch will be among the presenters at the Motion Picture Sound Editors’ 61st MPSE Golden Reel Awards. Lucas will present the 2014 MPSE Career Achievement Award to Randy Thom, Director of Sound Design at Skywalker Sound.
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Evangelizing Sound
The Motion Picture Sound Editors promotes the artistry of sound through scholarship programs, educational outreach and other activities.
Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) will gather at the Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles for their annual Golden Reel Awards ceremony, one of the oldest and most prestigious technical awards competitions in Hollywood. It’s the biggest night of the year for the group as sound editors from the worlds of motion pictures, television, gaming and other media pause to recognize the best work in their field. Handing out awards, however, is only a small part of the MPSE’s mission. The 61-year-old organization is active year-round in a variety of charitable, educational and social activities all aimed at promoting the craft of sound editing and its contribution to the various forms of entertainment.
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George Lucas to Present MPSE Career Achievement Award to Randy Thom
News: George Lucas to Present MPSE Career Achievement Award to Randy ThomThe Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) today announces that George Lucas will serve as presenter of its 2014 MPSE Career Achievement Award honoring Randy Thom, Director of Sound Design at Skywalker Sound. The presentation will occur at the 61ST MPSE Golden Reel Awards ceremony held on February 16, 2014, at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites, Los Angeles, CA.
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Motion Picture Sound Editors to Pay Tribute to Ray Dolby at the Golden Reel Awards
News: Motion Picture Sound Editors to Pay Tribute to Ray Dolby at the Golden Reel AwardsThe Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) will include a special tribute to the late American inventor Ray Dolby, recognized around the world for developing groundbreaking audio technologies, during its 61st MPSE Golden Reel Awards ceremony, set for February 16th in Los Angeles. Dolby's pioneering work in noise reduction and surround sound led to the development of many state-of-the-art technologies used in the film, television and recording industries.
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Motion Picture Sound Editors Announce Complete Golden Reel Nominations
The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) today announces nominees for the 61st MPSE Golden Reel Awards in all categories. Nominees represent the work of the world’s most talented sound artists and their contributions to the past year’s most outstanding feature film, television, animation and computer entertainment productions.
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Motion Picture Sound Editors Announce 2013 Golden Reel Nominees for Feature Films
The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) today announces nominees for the 61st MPSE Golden Reel Awards in feature film categories. Nominees represent the work of the world’s most talented film editors and their contributions to the best films of the past year. Nominations for television, animation and computer entertainment categories will be announced on Friday, January 17th.
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MPSE Elects Board of Directors
The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) today announces results of the 2013 election of its Board of Directors. Elected to two-year terms in Executive Seats are Frank Morrone as President, Christopher Reeves as Secretary, and Ruth Adelman as Sargent at Arms. Morrone and Reeves are incumbents. They join continuing officers Mark Lanza (Vice President) and Paul Rodriguez (Treasurer).
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Sound Editor Randy Thom to be Honored with MPSE’s Career Achievement Award
News: Sound Editor Randy Thom to be Honored with MPSE’s Career Achievement AwardMotion Picture Sound Editors’ Golden Reel Awards Slated for February 16
The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) today announces that it will be honoring Randy Thom, Director of Sound Design at Skywalker Sound, with its prestigious MPSE Career Achievement Award. Thom is a two-time Academy Award-winner ("The Right Stuff," " The Incredibles") and a 14-time Oscar nominee. He has contributed to more than 100 films as a sound designer and re-recording mixer. He will receive the award at the 61ST MPSE Golden Reel Awards ceremony held on February 16, 2014, at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites, Los Angeles, CA.
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James Cameron to be Honored with MPSE’s Filmmaker Award
News: James Cameron to be Honored with MPSE’s Filmmaker AwardThe Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE),today announces that will it be honoring James Cameron with it prestigious MPSE Filmmaker Award at the 61ST MPSE Golden Reel Awards ceremony, Los Angeles, CA.
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MPC Brings NBA Stars Together for “Jingle Hoops”
News: MPC Brings NBA Stars Together for “Jingle Hoops”Holiday Spot Promotes “BIG LOGO” Uniforms for Christmas Day Games
MPC recently collaborated with Goodby, Silverstein & Partners and O Positive Director Jonathan Klein on a revamped Christmas carol starring a cast of NBA royalty promoting the league’s Xmas Day uniforms. An MPC team led by VFX Supervisor / 2D Lead Jake Montgomery synched footage of six different NBA stars – LeBron James (Miami Heat), Derrick Rose (Chicago Bulls), Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder), Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors), Steve Nash (Los Angeles Lakers) and James Harden (Houston Rockets) – shot by Klein on several different stages, to make them appear as though they were all in the same gym, firing shots at bell-festooned hoops in perfect time to play the Christmas classic "Jingle Bells."
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Lightcraft Technology Receives 65th Primetime Emmy® Engineering Award For Previzion Virtual Studio System
Lightcraft Technology, a leader in the development of on-set virtual tracking equipment and visualization software, today announced that it has been awarded an Emmy® for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development for its Previzion Virtual Studio System.
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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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Todd-Soundelux Expands Westside Commitment At Lantana
News: Todd-Soundelux Expands Westside Commitment At LantanaCompany Extends Todd-AO lease and adds new Soundelux presence
Post production sound company TODD-SOUNDELUX today announced it has reached an agreement to extend the lease term by 10 years for its Todd-AO West facility, located at Lantana in Santa Monica. Additionally, the lease added new space adjacent to Todd-AO West, creating Soundelux West for the company’s sound editorial presence. The new space will house some of the company’s most respected creative talent, including Supervising Sound Editors Wylie Stateman and Peter Brown.
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Kelly Cabral Joins Soundelux
News: Kelly Cabral Joins SoundeluxTODD SOUNDELUX today announced that Supervising Sound Editor Kelly Cabral has joined Soundelux. Cabral, whose recent credits include “The Purge,” Dark Skies," and “Hawaii Five-O,” is currently working on "The Other Woman" for director Nick Cassavetes.
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Technicolor – PostWorks New York Posts Five Films Screening at the Toronto International Film Festival
News: Technicolor – PostWorks New York Posts Five Films Screening at the Toronto International Film FestivalFacility continues is long-standing support for exceptional independent films with “Fading Gigolo,” “One Chance,” “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him and Her,” “The Armstrong Lie,” “12.12.12: The Concert for Sandy Relief.”
Technicolor – PostWorks, New York, provided post-production services to five films that screened at this month’s Toronto International Film Festival. They included three narrative films, John Turturro’s "Fading Gigolo," David Frankel’s "One Chance," and Ned Benson’s "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him and Her," as well as Alex Gibney’s documentary "The Armstrong Lie," and The Weinstein Company’s concert film "12.12.12: The Concert for Sandy Relief."
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MPSE’s 5th Annual Charity Golf Tournament Tees Off September 9th
News: MPSE’s 5th Annual Charity Golf Tournament Tees Off September 9th
All-day event benefits the Motion Picture & Television Fund and the MPSE’s Ethel Crutcher Scholarship Fund.
The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) will host its 5th Annual Charity Golf Tournament on Monday, September 9th, at Malibu Golf Club in Malibu California. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Motion Picture & Television Fund (MPTF) and the MPSE’s Ethel Crutcher Scholarship Fund and will be pledged in memory of Charles L. Campbell.
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The Room Provides Alex Gibney with a Place to Call Home
New York post production boutique provides finishing services for director’s “Wikileaks” and “Eagles” documentaries.
The Room, a boutique finishing facility located within Technicolor – PostWorks, New York, recently wrapped post-production on "We Steal Secrets: The History of WikiLeaks" and "History of the Eagles", two new documentaries from producer/director Alex Gibney. The Room provided editorial conforming and final color grading for the docs prior to their debut at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and general release." We Steal Secrets" is currently in theatrical release; "History of the Eagles" is currently airing on Showtime, where it is posting record numbers for a documentary.
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SGO Mistika's exceptional Stereo 3D tools and advanced Metadata-based stereo Workflow was used from Start to Finish on “The Great Gatsby” directed by Baz Luhrmann
News:  SGO Mistika's exceptional Stereo 3D tools and advanced Metadata-based stereo Workflow was used from Start to Finish on “The Great Gatsby” directed by Baz LuhrmannSGO Mistika's unique and exceptional Stereo 3D tools and advanced metadata-based stereo workflow were used from start to finish on “The Great Gatsby” directed by Baz Luhrmann. Stereo 3D was used in the film as an effective device in the stunning motion picture to connect the audience intimately to the action. The corrective stereo colour balancing was achieved using Mistika.
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Sony, Technicolor, Dolby and VFX Powerhouse LOOK Effects Join “Inside The Cutting Room: Sight, Sound and Story” All-Star Lineup
Industry titans back New York’s largest post event on June 8, 2013
Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, is excited to announce growing support for its Inside The Cutting Room: Sight, Sound and Story event held on June 8, 2013 at the French Institute in the heart of Manhattan. Industry luminaries Sony Creative Software, Technicolor and Dolby recently signed on as sponsors, joining the likes of AbelCine, ACE, Adorama, AJA, Art of the Guillotine, Autodesk, Blackmagic Design, Boris FX, CCW, Digieffects, EditShare, DV Expo East, HP, IFP, Imagineer Systems, MoPictive, MPSE, Noise Industries, NY Editors Collective, NYWIFT, ProductionHUB and Tekserve.
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ShootersInc Unveils Extensive New Directorial Roster
Company Signs 7 Directors & Positions Itself For An Integrated Future
ShootersINC, the creative multi-dimensional content company, has unveiled an extensive new Directorial roster, including the signing of seven Directors. Joining the company is a diverse group of talent: Directors Robert Adamo, Kris Magyarits, Rob Markopoulos, Ira Rosensweig, Judy Starkman, Julian van Mil and Scott Whitham.
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Much Aloha Found At AlphaDogs
News: Much Aloha Found At AlphaDogsThe documentary film E Haku Inoa: To Weave A Name, follows filmmaker Christen Marquez on her personal journey to reconnect with her estranged mother and find out the meaning of her 60-letter-long Hawaiian name.
Hawaiian naming practices are steeped in tradition and carry many different meanings. Origins of the name given at birth can range from dream or spiritual inspirations to family names that are passed down, or an event that happens around the birth of the child. The documentary film E Haku Inoa: To Weave A Name, follows filmmaker Christen Marquez on her personal journey to reconnect with her estranged mother and find out the meaning of her 60-letter-long Hawaiian name. The story touches on Hawaiian culture and the struggle to support traditions in a world where there are many forces working to erase them.
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Legends of Storytelling Gather in Manhattan for Filmmaker Event Inside The Cutting Room: Sight, Sound and Story
Registration now open for a one-day celebration of the art of filmmaking, Held at French Institute June 8
Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, revealed its all-star list of guest speakers and panelists for Inside The Cutting Room: Sight, Sound and Story, a special one-day symposium for the creative community. “Building on the momentum of many successful events focusing on film editors, it seems a natural move to celebrate all of the talent involved in the process,” says Josh Apter, founder and president of Manhattan Edit Workshop. “From sound design and visual effects to groundbreaking transmedia projects, post-production is about using all of the elements of sight, sound and story to create a truly unique experience. Anyone interested in what happens when the cameras stop rolling in the fast-evolving craft of visual storytelling is going to find something that speaks to them here.”
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Shootersinc Expands Design/Motion Graphics Capabilities; Adds Artist Seddie Stone
News: Shootersinc Expands Design/Motion Graphics Capabilities; Adds Artist Seddie StoneShootersINC -- a fully integrated content company -- has expanded its design and motion graphics capabilities by adding 2D/3D Artist Seddie Stone to the company’s creative roster. The announcement was made this morning by Creative Director Kris Magyarits, who welcomes Stone from ABC News in Philadelphia.
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Alphadogs Post Has Fireside Chat With The President
It takes more than just having the latest up-to-date equipment to deliver a quality project. Effective communication in post-production is more important now than it’s ever been. With the wide variety of media and codecs being in a constant state of change, it’s crucial to not just stay educated on the latest technology, but to practice good communication skills with clients from the beginning to end of each project.
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Sony Pictures Unites Sound Department And Digital Mastering Under ‘Digital Productions’ Umbrella
With production underway on Sony Pictures Animation’s Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2, and post-production continuing on The Smurfs 2, Sony Pictures Digital Productions (SPDP) today announced it is bringing the studio’s award-winning Sound Department and Colorworks, the studio’s digital intermediate facility, under its umbrella. SPDP will now offer a host of post-production services to the professional community, including visual effects and computer animation, sound mixing and editorial and digital mastering, color grading, and film restoration.
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Motion Picture Sound Editors Announce 2013 Golden Reel Winners
News: Motion Picture Sound Editors Announce 2013 Golden Reel WinnersSound professionals from the worlds of features, television, animation, documentary and computer interactive entertainment were honored tonight as the Motion Picture Sound Editors presented the 60th MPSE Golden Reel Awards. Bobbi Banks, now in her eighth year as MPSE President, opened the awards ceremony, held at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites in Los Angeles, which recognized outstanding achievement in sound editing in 22 categories.
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Inside The Cutting Room Kicks Off the 2013 Speaker Series With Andrew Weisblum, A.C.E.
Host Bobbie O’Steen talks with the Oscar®-nominated editor about his work on Moonrise Kingdom, Black Swan and Fantastic Mr. Fox
Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWshop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, announced today the return of its popular speaker series Inside The Cutting Room with Bobbie O’Steen. Produced by Manhattan Edit Workshop and held at the French Institute, Inside The Cutting Roombrings audiences “behind the scenes” with legends of visual storytelling. Superstar guests include Alan Heim, Carol Littleton, Stephen Rotter, Kate Sanford and Thelma Schoonmaker*. Host Bobbie O’Steen comments, "It gives me great pleasure to host this new series at the French Institute, which will celebrate the elusive art of editing and explore the crucial decisions that take place ‘inside the cutting room’.”;
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Sound and the Films of MPSE Honoree Ang Lee
News: Sound and the Films of MPSE Honoree Ang LeeNext Sunday, the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) will present director Ang Lee with its annual Filmmaker Award. The honor recognizes Lee for a body of work (which includes such films as Brokeback Mountain; Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and The Ice Storm) remarkable for its diversity, visual and auditory brilliance and emotional storytelling. Lee’s most recent film Life of Pi has been widely praised as a cinematic marvel and for its poetic telling of the tale of a young Indian man marooned in the Pacific Ocean with a Bengal tiger.
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Post Asylum Keeps Its Pants On
News: Post Asylum Keeps Its Pants OnDallas, Texas-based Studio Streamlines Post Production with Autodesk Smoke
Post Asylum is a Dallas, Texas-based facility comprising three high-end, award-winning creative post boutiques: PA Editorial; Pure Evil Music and Sound Design; and PA Motion Design/VFX. Each boutique is dedicated to not only satisfying, but exceeding client needs and expectations.
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Sony Pictures Colorworks Launches 4K Television Post-Production Facility
News: Sony Pictures Colorworks Launches 4K Television Post-Production FacilityColorworks, Sony Pictures Entertainment’s digital intermediate facility, has opened a new facility focused on 4K television post-production. Located in the Capra Building on the Sony Pictures lot in Culver City, Colorworks 4K Television will provide post-production services for original programming shot in 4K and re-mastering services for film-originated media. It will deliver both HD masters for current distribution and 4K masters for future use.
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Motion Picture Sound Editors Announce 2013 Golden Reel Nominees
News: Motion Picture Sound Editors Announce 2013 Golden Reel NomineesThe Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) today announces nominees for the 60th MPSE Golden Reel Awards. Nominees represent the work of today’s most talented sound professionals and their contributions to feature film, television, animation and computer entertainment media from around the world.
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Picture-in-Picture Plugin Released for Final Cut Pro X
Tokyo PiPinator brings advanced but simple-to-use Picture-in-Picture functionality to FCP X, without the need for keyframes
Noise Industries, developer of visual effects tools for the post-production and broadcast markets, introduces Tokyo PiPinator to FxFactory. An advanced but simple-to-use picture-in-picture effect, PiPinator brings the power of menu-driven animation and a wealth of useful features exclusively to Final Cut Pro® X. Editors can create elegant and original composites without the need for keyframing.
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Ang Lee to Receive MPSE’s Filmmaker Award
News: Ang Lee to Receive MPSE’s Filmmaker AwardThe Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) today announces that Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee will be the recipient of its 2013 Filmmaker Award to be presented at the 60th MPSE Golden Reel Awards on February 17, 2013 in Los Angeles. Lee, whose latest film Life of Pi is currently in theaters, was selected for a body of work that has demonstrated superlative artistry and has advanced the craft of filmmaking.
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Cinedeck Rx Empowers Tapeless Workflows For Major Broadcasters, Production Companies And Cultural Institutions
News: Cinedeck Rx Empowers Tapeless Workflows For Major Broadcasters, Production Companies And Cultural InstitutionsCinedeck LLC, pioneering developer of mobile capture systems for motion picture and broadcast production, today released details of how major broadcasters, production companies and cultural institutions have implemented its Cinedeck RX rack-mount, solid-state recorder, in tapeless workflows across a diverse range of broadcast, mobile OB, VFX and aerial and applications.
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Autodesk Smoke 2013 Pre-Release Trial Attracts Thousands of Video Editors
Professional Editors Thrilled by Extended Smoke Software Free Trial and Opportunity to Contribute to Development Process
At the International Broadcasting Convention 2012 (IBC), September 7 to 11, 2012, Autodesk, Inc., (NASDAQ: ADSK) will show off the latest version of the Autodesk Smoke 2013 professional video editing software pre-release trial. Since announcing the new Smoke earlier this year, Autodesk has been closely collaborating with thousands of editors working in broadcast, cable and corporate video to guide the development of the software. IBC will be the first public viewing of the pre-release trial version 4.
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ARRI Introduces Ready to Shoot Kits for Blackmagic Cinema Camera
Blackmagic Design today announced that ARRI, the world’s largest manufacturer and distributor of professional motion picture equipment, has introduced Ready to Shoot Kits for Blackmagic Cinema Camera.
Blackmagic Design today announced that ARRI, the world’s largest manufacturer and distributor of professional motion picture equipment, has introduced Ready to Shoot Kits for Blackmagic Cinema Camera.
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Hammer Creative “Confronts Death” By Producing New Promotional Campaign For THQs Darksiders II -- Cinematic, Live Action Trailer, Conceived & Produced By Hammer, Features “Game Of Thrones” Star James Cosmo
News: Hammer Creative “Confronts Death” By Producing New Promotional Campaign For THQs Darksiders II -- Cinematic, Live Action Trailer, Conceived & Produced By Hammer, Features “Game Of Thrones” Star James CosmoHammer Creative, a Videogame Creative Agency specializing in all aspects of A/V, has conceived, produced, edited, and provided post production for a new, four trailer marketing campaign promoting client THQ’s new Darksiders II videogame. The announcement was made by Hammer Creative’s Executive Creative Director Scott Hayman.
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Re-Recording Mixer Gary C. Bourgeois Joins Todd-AO
News: Re-Recording Mixer Gary C. Bourgeois Joins Todd-AOGary C. Bourgeois, one of the film industry’s top re-recording mixers, has joined CSS Studios’ Todd-AO. The move marks a return to Todd-AO for Bourgeois as he was previously on staff at the sound company from 1985 to 2001. Known for his work in romantic comedies, action films and documentaries, Bourgeois recently mixed the films The Raven and 50/50.
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Lon Bender and Victor Ray Ennis of Soundelux Receive Oscar Nominations for “Drive”
News: Lon Bender and Victor Ray Ennis of Soundelux Receive Oscar Nominations for “Drive”Supervising Sound Editors Lon Bender and Victor Ray Ennis of Soundelux are among the nominees for Best Sound Editing in the 84th Annual Academy Awards. This is the third Oscar nomination for Bender. He previously won the award, with Per Hallberg, in 1996 for "Braveheart". This is the first Oscar nomination for Ennis. Winners will be announced February 26th in Los Angeles.
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Todd-AO, Soundelux, Modern Music and Soundelux DMG Garner MPSE Nominations
Todd-AO, Soundelux, Modern Music and Soundelux DMG Garner MPSE Noms
Artists from CSS Studios’ Todd-AO, Soundelux, Modern Music and Soundelux DMG are among the nominees for the 2012 Golden Reel Awards, sponsored by the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE).
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Motion Picture Sound Editors announce nominations for 59th Annual Golden Reel® Awards
News: Motion Picture Sound Editors announce nominations for 59th Annual Golden Reel® AwardsGale Anne Hurd named 2012 MPSE Filmmaker Recipient
Nominees for this year’s annual Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Awards include leading proponents of the art of sound editing, music editing and sound design from around the world. “Our members are editing professionals who want to raise awareness of what a motion-picture soundtrack is capable of doing to support the art of motion pictures,” considers MPSE president Bobbi Banks. Winners in various categories of Feature Films, Television and Others will be given their 2012 Golden Reels during a gala awards ceremony to be held at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel on Sunday, February 19. The 2012 MPSE Filmmaker Award will be film/TV producer Gale Anne Hurd, while the 2012 MPSE Career Achievement Recipient will be renowned sound designer and editor George Watters II.
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CSS Studios Brings Re-Recording Mixer Andy Koyama to Todd-AO
News: CSS Studios Brings Re-Recording Mixer Andy Koyama to Todd-AOVeteran Re-Recording Mixer Andy Koyama has joined independent sound company Todd-AO. Koyama will mix theatrical projects at Todd-AO’s Santa Monica facility.
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Award-Winning Sound Mixer Paul Massey Joins Sony Pictures as Vice President, Sound Director
News: Award-Winning Sound Mixer Paul Massey Joins Sony Pictures as Vice President, Sound DirectorSix-time Oscar® nominee and three-time BAFTA winning sound mixer Paul Massey has joined Sony Pictures Post Production Facilities as Vice President, Sound Director. Based at the Sony Pictures Studios lot in Culver City, Massey will handle theatrical re-recording, working on upcoming releases including "The Amazing Spider-Man" for Columbia Pictures, "The Lone Ranger" for Walt Disney Pictures, and "47 Ronin" for Universal Pictures.
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Soundelux’s Hallberg and Baker Landers Win HPA Award for “Green Lantern”
News: Soundelux’s Hallberg and Baker Landers Win HPA Award for “Green Lantern”Soundelux Supervising Sound Editors Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers have won an HPA Award for Best Sound, Feature Film, for their work on Warner Bros. Pictures’ Green Lantern. They shared the award with Re-Recording Mixers John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff and Rick Kline.
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Soundelux’s Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers Explore the Sounds of Good and Evil in Warner Bros.’ Epic “Green Lantern”
News: Soundelux’s Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers Explore the Sounds of Good and Evil in Warner Bros.’ Epic “Green Lantern”Warner Bros. Pictures’ summer action adventure Green Lantern brings the enduringly popular comic book hero to the big screen for the first time. Directed by Martin Campbell and starring Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard and Mark Strong, the film serves up the tale of a cocky test pilot who comes into possession of a ring that gives him super powers and sweeps him into an intergalactic conflict threatening the Earth.
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Manhattan Edit Workshop Captures The Action Of EditFest NY 2011 Via Signature Padumentaries Featuring Filmmaking's Finest
Interviews with the industry's hottest editors and filmmakers –Malcolm Jamieson , David Zieff (Metallica: Some Kind of Monster), Ken Schretzmann (Toy Story 3), Andrew Weisblum (Black Swan) and more
(New York, New York--June 15, 2011) Manhattan Edit Workshop (Mewshop), the cutting-edge authorized digital-training destination for post-production and content creators, takes viewers behind the scenes of the 2011 ACE EditFest NY event held at the Director's Guild of America Theater in New York City this past weekend.
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Creative Minds Unite For ProductionCONN 2011 Media Production Industry Conference & Expo
Two-Day Media and Video Production Trade Show To Make Debut in Hartford, Connecticut
ProductionCONN, a two-day media and video production trade show where creative minds unite to experience emerging innovations, evolving technologies, and informative conferences announced today details for its inaugural show on November 30 and December 1, 2011 in Hartford, Connecticut.
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“Biutiful” Supervising Sound Editor Martín Hernández Joins Soundelux
News: “Biutiful” Supervising Sound Editor Martín Hernández Joins SoundeluxSupervising Sound Editor/Sound Designer Martín Hernández, whose credits include "Biutiful", "Into the Wild" and "Babel", has joined Soundelux. One of the most accomplished sound editors in Latin America, and one of few to successfully cross over to mainstream films, Hernández will be based at Soundelux’s facility in Hollywood.
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SUBWAY® Restaurants Partners with USC School of Cinematic Arts for Branded Web Series Contest
On-Campus Extension of SUBWAY FRESH ARTISTS™ Initiative Taps Top Film School Talent
The USC School of Cinematic Arts and SUBWAY® Restaurants today announced an historic corporate-academic-creative partnership connecting students at the nation’s top film school with one of the leading global brands in the quick service restaurant category to create original branded entertainment content through the SUBWAY FRESH ARTISTS™ FILMMAKERS program.
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Avid Customers Continue Annual Winning Streak at 2011 Oscar, GRAMMY and ACE Eddie Awards
Avid® (NASDAQ: AVID) customers have once again topped the list of award nominees and winners at the world’s most prestigious ceremonies that honor music, film and television industry professionals.
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Technicolor Uses Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve for Color Grading on “The Fighter”
News: Technicolor Uses Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve for Color Grading on “The Fighter”Blackmagic Design today announced that colorist Tony Dustin of Hollywood-based Technicolor used the DaVinci Resolve Linux non-linear color correction system for color grading work done on Paramount Pictures/Relativity Media’s critically acclaimed feature film “The Fighter,” directed by David O. Russell. The film stars actor/producer Mark Wahlberg, Amy Adams, and recent Golden Globe® winners Christian Bale and Melissa Leo, and is currently in theaters nationwide.
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Santa Monica’s Tunnel Post Launches Digital Dailies Service via Codex Digital Lab
Codex Digital, the leading developer of digital media recorders and media management systems for film and television production, today announces that Tunnel Post, a full-service, all-digital post production house based in Santa Monica, California, has purchased its Digital Lab system and will make it the hub of a new digital laboratory service for commercials, television shows and feature films.
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Todd-AO, Soundelux and Modern Music Artists Receive Emmy Awards for Sound
“The Pacific” and “Entourage” honored in sound categories.
Artists from CSS Studios’ Todd-AO, Soundelux and Modern Music won three awards in the 2009-2010 Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Awards at the 62nd Emmy Awards presentation August 21st at the NOKIA Theatre in Los Angeles.
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Todd-AO, Soundelux, Sound One and Modern Music Artists Receive Emmy® Nominations for Sound
"The Pacific" earns five nominations for sound, "Entourage" and "National Parks" also vie for sound honors.
Artists from CSS Studios' Todd-AO, Soundelux, Sound One and Modern Music facilities have received a total of seven nominations for sound in contention for the 2010 Emmy Awards®.
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Neil Marshall's "Centurion" Takes Lightworks into Battle
Award-winning editor Chris Gill conquers the Roman Empire with Lightworks' multi-camera editing and real-time synchronization capabilities
EditShare®, the technology leader in cross platform collaborative editing and shared media storage, announced today that award-winning editor Chris Gill utilized Lightworks to edit Neil Marshall's latest adrenaline-fused thriller, "Centurion".
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ARRI ALEXA Camera Offers Native ProRes Capture for Final Cut Studio
News: ARRI ALEXA Camera Offers Native ProRes Capture for Final Cut StudioARRI today announced that its new ALEXA digital camera now includes native support for Apple ProRes codecs used in Final Cut Studio. The ALEXA camera supports Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) and ProRes 4444, and allows stunning HD images to be captured and recorded onto commercially available removable storage media.
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Star Trek and Mission Impossible 3 Editor to Deliver Keynote Address at NAB Post|Production World Conference
Future Media Concepts announces keynote speaker; Critically-acclaimed editor Maryann Brandon to address industry colleagues and filmmakers at world-renowned postproduction conference in Las Vegas
Future Media Concepts (FMC), the premier authorized digital media training organization for postproduction, broadcast, and content creators, has announced that Emmy®-nominated editor, Maryann Brandon, will be a keynote speaker at their 6th annual Post|Production World Conference at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Convention, held in Las Vegas from April 12th – 15th 2010.
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RIOT Atlanta Brands Web/TV Cross Platform Network Halogen From the Ground Up
Halogen, a new integrated web/TV network owned by the South Carolina-based Inspiration Network, came to RIOT for a unique, attention-grabbing look for their on-air IDs, bumpers and other network branding that would also integrate seamlessly online.
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Avid Customers Honored for Creative Excellence at 61st Annual Emmy Awards
30 Rock, Breaking Bad, South Park, Project Runway and Weeds among Avid customers that received prestigious award this year
Avid (Nasdaq: AVID), today announced that the vast majority of Emmy® Award winners in 33 Outstanding Picture Editing, Outstanding Sound Editing/Mixing, and Outstanding Program categories at the 61st Annual Emmy® Awards once again chose to use one or more Avid® audio or video solutions to create this year’s top television programming.
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CINNAFILM and ARRI Partner to Showcase Latest Innovations in Film and Video Post Production Technology at IBC 2009
Highlights Will Include A Look At Cinnafilm’s Pixel Strings GPU-Based Parallel Processing Software Engine – Featured in the ARRI Relativity Software Solution – and New 'Clean Module'
Cinnafilm, Inc., the software engineering developer of advanced GPU-based film and video post production tools, announced the details of its IBC 2009 presence – the leading international forum for the electronic media industry (September 11 – 15, at RAI Amsterdam).
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Avid Customers Earn Top Music, Television and Film Awards at Red Carpet Events
Creative teams behind Adele, Kings of Leon, 30 Rock, Slumdog Millionaire and The Dark Knight among 2009’s major award wins
Avid Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVID) today announced that the 2009 awards season marked tremendous success for Avid® customers across the music, film and television industries – with more than 55 honorees and 140 nominations representing several categories at the 2009 Grammy®, A.C.E. and Oscar® Awards.
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Craft Animations Welcomes USC School of Cinematic Arts to New Academic Partner Program
Educational Initiative Allows Select Universities to Enhance Curriculum with Craft's Innovative 3D Animation Toolset
Craft Animations™ AB, leading developer of professional real-time 3D animation technology, today announced its new Academic Partner Program, which offers leading colleges, universities and 3D animation schools subsidized access to Craft Director Tools™ .
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Avid Customers Create Top 10 Grossing Films of 2008
Avid Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVID) today announced that creative teams behind all of 2008’s most popular and most watched films worldwide, used one or more Avid products in the production process of the film. According to Box Office Mojo, these films were at the top of the worldwide box office in 2008, with combined revenue of more than $6 billion.
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Digidesign Ships Pro Tools 8 Software
Provides everything needed to create, compose, score, record, mix, produce and broadcast in single application.
Digidesign®, a part of Avid Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: AVID), today announced the immediate availability of Pro Tools 8 software, the company’s highly-anticipated, next-generation music creation and audio production software.
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Digidesign Previews Pro Tools 8 at AES Convention
Digidesign, a part of Avid Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: AVID), today offered a preview of Pro Tools® 8 , the next evolution of the widely-used music creation and audio production software.
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Avid Video, Audio and 3D Animation Customers Deliver Highest-Grossing Summer Blockbuster Movies for 2008
Generating a combined revenue of more than $3.68 trillion at the U.S. box office, the top 28 highest-grossing movies this summer were created by customers of Avid Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: AVID) using systems from at least one Avid® brand.
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Cine Gear Expo 2008
Unique in concept, renowned for execution and treasured by participants Cine Gear Expo continues to draw a focused audience of top-notch Motion Picture Industry professionals.
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Avid Customers Drive Creative Achievement at 80th Academy Awards
Avid Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: AVID) announced today that all of the nominated and award-winning films in the Best Motion Picture, Directing, Film Editing, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, Visual Effects, Documentary Feature and Original Score categories at the 80th Annual Academy Awards® were created using at least one Avid®, Digidesign®, Sibelius® or Softimage® system.
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Avid Audio Group Drives Revolution in Music Creation at NAMM 2008
Digidesign, M-Audio and Sibelius Deliver Solutions For Every Stage of the Creative Process
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News: Apple Unveils Final Cut Studio 2
Major Upgrades of Final Cut Pro, Soundtrack Pro, Motion & Compressor; and Introduces "Color"
Apple® today unveiled Final Cut Studio® 2, a significant upgrade to the industry's leading video production suite that delivers new creative tools designed expressly for editors. Final Cut Studio 2 includes Final Cut Pro® 6, which introduces Apple's ProRes 422 format for uncompressed HD quality at SD file sizes and support for mixed video formats and frame rates in a single Timeline; Motion 3 featuring an intuitive 3D environment, paint and new behaviors; Soundtrack® Pro 2 with dozens of innovative tools for multitrack editing, surround mixing and conforming sound to picture; Compressor 3 delivering powerful batch encoding for multiple formats with a single click; and DVD Studio Pro 4.2 for SD and HD DVD authoring. Final Cut Studio 2 also introduces "Color," a professional color grading and finishing application for ensuring consistent color and creating signature looks.
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News: Avid Customers Set the Standard for Creative Achievement at 79th Academy Awards
Avid Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVID) today announced that all of the nominated - and award winning - films in the Best Motion Picture, Directing, Film Editing, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, Documentary Feature, and Animated Feature categories at the 79th Annual Academy Awards® were created with at least one Avid®, Digidesign®, or Softimage® system.
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News: Motion Picture Editors Guild Offers Free Seminar on SmartSound Sonicfire
Session shows members how SmartSound's breakthrough Mood Mapping™ feature can give them advanced customization control over their music scores
SmartSound Software, Inc., the leading provider of innovative music scoring technology for film and video professionals, today announced that the Motion Picture Editors Guild of America will host a free seminar for its members on the award-winning SmartSound Sonicfire Pro 4 music scoring solution on Thursday, Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m.
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News: Slate 1000 Switcher from Broadcast Pix Wins TV Tech Europe "STAR" Award
New Slate 1000 Includes Built-in CG, Clip Store, and Multi-View Monitoring for under $20k
The substantial buzz surrounding Slate™ live video production systems from Broadcast Pix™ Inc. resulted in a STAR Award from the editors of TV Technology Europe magazine during the recent IBC 2006 convention held in Amsterdam.
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News: Boris FX To Be Included with Sony Digital Pictures
Limited version includes a Stabilizer and Chroma Key Filters
Boris FX, the leading developer of integrated effects technology for video and film, today announced that Boris FX LTD for Vegas will be bundled with Sony Digital Picture Vegas Video nonlinear editing system. This limited version of Boris FX is designed to work exclusively with Sony Digital Pictures Vegas Video. Boris FX LTD for Vegas includes two filters, the Stabilizer and the Chroma Keyer, which work as a standalone application. These two filters are taken from Boris FX, the industry standard for integrated effects creation.
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News: Apple Introduces Soundtrack Pro
Revolutionary New Audio Editing and Sound Design Application
Apple® today introduced Soundtrack® Pro, a revolutionary new application that gives audio and video professionals the easiest and most flexible way to create, control and fix audio. Soundtrack Pro features an innovative waveform editor with flexible Action Layers that allow users to instantly re-order, bypass or change any edit, effect or process. Intelligent Find-and-Fix features quickly identify and repair common audio problems such as background noise, pops, clicks and hum. With full multitrack editing and mixing, over 50 professional effect plug-ins from Apple’s award-winning Logic Pro 7, and more than 1,000 professional quality sound effects, Soundtrack Pro provides the most intuitive, yet precise way to create stunning audio.
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