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“Modern Family” Graded with DaVinci Resolve by Modern VideoFilm in Los Angeles
Blackmagic Design today announced that Twentieth Century Fox and ABC’s hit television show “Modern Family” is graded using DaVinci Resolve at LA based Modern VideoFilm, which provides world class post production and distribution services to the film, television and media content industries.
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Rising Sun Pictures Looks to SIGGRAPH to Expand for a Blockbuster Year.
Australian VFX Studio will be Recruiting Artists for Upcoming Projects and Discussing its Work on “X-Men: Days of Future Past”.
Rising Sun Pictures is sending a team of representatives to SIGGRAPH 2014 to discuss its work on the recent film "X-Men: Days of Future Past" and to recruit artists for future projects including "Gods of Egypt," "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Parts 1 & 2," "Deadline Gallipoli," "Pan & Tarzan." The 41st International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Technologies, SIGGRAPH 2014 takes place 10-14 August in Vancouver, British Columbia.
published 3 weeks ago   read more
Reel FX Grows Commercial and Interactive Sales Department
News: Reel FX Grows Commercial and Interactive Sales DepartmentSummer Whitley, Will Andeer and Tina Ghezzi Join the Digital Studio
Digital studio Reel FX, Dallas/Santa Monica is bolstering their Commercial and Interactive Sales Department with the additions of Summer Whitley, who will handle Commercial West Coast/Texas Sales; Will Andeer, who will handle Commercial Midwest Sales; and Tina Ghezzi, who will serve as an Interactive Account Director.
published 4 weeks ago   read more
‘And The Nominees Are…Emmys® 2014’ Exclusive Exhibition Celebrating 66TH Primetime Emmy Nominees Opens At The Hollywood Museum
News: ‘And The Nominees Are…Emmys® 2014’ Exclusive Exhibition Celebrating 66TH Primetime Emmy Nominees Opens At The Hollywood MuseumExhibition Features Costumes From More Than 20 Emmy®-Nominated Shows
Emmy® season has been sizzling in Hollywood since nominations were revealed on July 10! The Hollywood Museum, the official Museum of Hollywood, celebrates the 66th Primetime Emmy® Award nominees with an exclusive exhibition showcasing costumes, props and more from over twenty Emmy®-nominated television programs. ‘And The Nominees Are…Emmys® 2014’ will be on view at The Hollywood Museum in the Historic Max Factor Building located in the heart of Hollywood through Sept. 14.
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Shotgun Keeps This Summer’s Big Movies On Track
News: Shotgun Keeps This Summer’s Big Movies On TrackLeading Production Management Software Drives VFX Pipelines at Top Studios
Shotgun Software, developer of the cloud-based collaboration platform for creative companies (recently acquired by Autodesk), was integral to the production of over a dozen of this summer’s tentpole films. Used by visual effects studios worldwide, Shotgun played a key role in keeping artists and shots on track at facilities such as Digital Domain, Milk VFX, Framestore, Method Studios, Double Negative, Atomic Fiction, Image Engine, Rodeo FX, Factory VFX and more, for films including X-Men: Days of Future Past, Transformers: Age of Extinction, Guardians of the Galaxy, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Giver, Hercules, Lucy, The Maze Runner, and others.
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SIGGRAPH 2014 Production Sessions Feature Summer Blockbusters, Oscar Winner
SIGGRAPH 2014 will offer presentations on more than 15 of the biggest current and upcoming studio productions, including “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” “Gravity,” “How to Train Your Dragon 2” and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.” Production Sessions are hosted as part of the Computer Animation Festival and will be held at the Vancouver Convention Centre, 11-14 August.
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Rising Sun Pictures Makes Time Stand Still for Quicksilver in “X-Men: Days of Future Past”
News: Rising Sun Pictures Makes Time Stand Still for Quicksilver in “X-Men: Days of Future Past”VFX Studio Recreates The Pentagon Kitchen in Ultra Slow Motion for the Mutant Quicksilver.
Rising Sun Pictures’ contribution to Twentieth Century Fox’s "X-Men Days of Future Past" centered on a time-bending sequence in which Quicksilver (Evan Peters) displays his hyper-speed abilities with spectacular effect.
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DaVinci Resolve Used by Deluxe’s EC3 for Near Set Dailies Grading on “X-Men: Days of Future Past”
News: DaVinci Resolve Used by Deluxe’s EC3 for Near Set Dailies Grading on “X-Men: Days of Future Past”Blackmagic Design today announced that DaVinci Resolve was used by EC3 dailies colorist Adrian DeLude for near set dailies grading on the Twentieth Century Fox blockbuster “X-Men: Days of Future Past.” EC3, part of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group's near set dailies offering, harnesses the technology and personnel of post houses EFILM and Company 3 to create custom configured dailies solutions for feature films.
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iZotope RX 3 Honored by Cinema Audio Society
RX Wins for Technical Achievement in Post Production
iZotope Inc., a leading audio technology company, announced today that the CAS has recognized RX 3 Advanced at its 50th annual awards ceremony for Technical Achievement in Post Production. The distinguished award is presented to companies for engineering achievements in the field of audio post-production, and underscores how RX 3 is now the standard for rescuing troubled audio from the cutting room floor.
published 6 months ago   read more
Amazon Teams with Samsung, Warner Bros., Lionsgate and Others to Pioneer 4K Ultra HD Experience for Customers
Amazon’s initiative with Samsung, Warner Bros., Lionsgate, 20th Century Fox, Discovery and others will bring customers unprecedented picture quality with resolutions four times the number of pixels in standard HD
Amazon Instant Video today announced it is working with the world’s leading consumer electronics companies, top Hollywood studios and TV programmers, including Samsung, Warner Bros., Lionsgate, 20th Century Fox, Discovery and others to offer customers a premium 4K Ultra HD experience. Today’s announcement continues Amazon’s commitment to 4K—just last month, Amazon Studios announced that it plans to shoot all 2014 full original series, including comedies and dramas, in 4K Ultra HD.
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MTI Film Restores John Wayne Classic “North to Alaska” for Twentieth Century Fox
News: MTI Film Restores John Wayne Classic “North to Alaska” for Twentieth Century Fox
MTI Film recently completed an all-new digital restoration of "North to Alaska," Twentieth Century Fox’s 1960 comedy starring John Wayne. Employing proprietary technology and image processing techniques, MTI Film scanned the original 35mm cut negative at 4K before putting the film through an intensive restoration process to address faded color, Newton rings, dirt, scratches and many other defects. MTI Film ultimately delivered fully restored 4K files to produce a new 35mm negative for long-term preservation, along with a 4K DCP Master and high definition masters in a variety of aspect ratios.
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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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Technicolor Opens A New Visual Effects Studio And Expands Post-Production Capacities In Montreal
Technicolor and Ms Pauline Marois, Quebec Premier, have announced the opening of a new Visual Effects studio which will employ more than 200 artists in Montreal. Furthermore, the Group has announced that it will be relocating all its post-production installations to a single site equipped with the very latest technology.
During a press conference organised today with Ms. Pauline Marois, Quebec Premier, Technicolor (Euronext Paris: TCH) announced the opening of a new Visual Effects studio boasting state-of-the-art technology and a renewal of its post-production services with the relocation of the existing installations to a single site equipped with the very latest technology. By doing so, Technicolor will consolidate its presence in Montreal (Quebec) while reasserting its commitment to the environment with support of the Government of Quebec.
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Starz and Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution Announce Multiyear Film Library Licensing Agreement
Expansive Deal Fortifies Pipeline of Great Movies for STARZ and ENCORE Premium Channels, On Demand and Online/PLAY Services
Starz and Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution announced a multiyear film library licensing agreement for hundreds of Fox movies to air commercial-free on the STARZ and ENCORE premium channels and associated HD, on-demand, and authenticated online offerings, including STARZ PLAY and ENCORE PLAY.
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Rising Sun Pictures Recreates Atomic Blast as Part of a Huge VFX Package for “The Wolverine”
News: Rising Sun Pictures Recreates Atomic Blast as Part of a Huge VFX Package for “The Wolverine”
Australian VFX studio delivers more than 25 minutes for the latest edition to Fox’s “X-Men” franchise.
Rising Sun Pictures (RSP) created more than 260 visual effects shots for "The Wolverine", the new action film from Director James Mangold and Twentieth Century Fox. RSP helped to recreate the World War II atomic bomb attack on Nagasaki, Japan. It also produced digital environments for a number of sequences, including a scene set in a snow-covered Japanese village, and combat effects such as digital copies of Wolverine’s iconic claws for use in numerous scenes involving challenging stunts.
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MAXON Applauds Oscar® and Visual Effects Society Awards Winners and Nominees
News: MAXON Applauds Oscar® and Visual Effects Society Awards Winners and NomineesInnovative VFX Sequences in Life of Pi, Prometheus and Men in Black 3 Benefit from CINEMA 4D and BodyPaint 3D Technology
MAXON congratulates the many customers that won and were nominated by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Visual Effects Society (VES) and other prominent creative arts organizations for outstanding achievement in the visual effects and other categories who leveraged the company’s professional 3D solutions – CINEMA 4D and Body Paint 3D – to create this year’s most proclaimed characters, backgrounds and environments.
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Rovio announces John Cohen as the producer of Angry Birds movie
David Maisel to executive produce upcoming 3D CG-animated feature film, debuting summer 2016
On the third anniversary of the release of Angry Birds, Rovio Entertainment announced that Despicable Me producer John Cohen has signed on as producer of the upcoming Angry Birds movie. David Maisel, former Chairman of Marvel Studios and executive producer of Iron Man, will be executive producer of the feature film, coming to theaters in summer 2016. The film will be produced and financed by Rovio Entertainment.
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Hula Post Production Travels the Globe to Serve “Life of Pi”
News: Hula Post Production Travels the Globe to Serve “Life of Pi”Supplies editorial to Ang Lee’s 3D production while shooting in India, Taiwan and Canada.
In a project that spanned nearly four years and half the globe, Hula Post Production supplied editorial systems and support for Life of Pi¸ the new 3D film from 20th Century Fox and director Ang Lee. One of the industry’s leading suppliers of editorial systems for film and television production, Hula Post Production set up and maintained editorial operations in Taiwan, India, Canada, New York and Los Angeles.
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Rhythm & Hues Makes Skies Soar with NVIDIA GPUs in Life of Pi
News: Rhythm & Hues Makes Skies Soar with NVIDIA GPUs in Life of PiGlobal visual effects giant Rhythm & Hues (R&H) recently completed the lion’s share of visual effects shots on the acclaimed new film, “Life of Pi,” leveraging NVIDIA GPUs to maximize throughput and accelerate creative workflows. “Life of Pi,” from Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee, tapped legions of R&H artists at offices in Los Angeles, India, Kuala Lumpur, Vancouver and Taiwan to create several hundred visual effects shots in stereo 3D that included the Bengal tiger, digitally recreated water and skies, Meerkat Island and myriad additional creatures and effects.
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Cinesite Creates The First Ever CG Creature To Feature In A Bond Film
News: Cinesite Creates The First Ever CG Creature To Feature In A Bond Film~ CG Komodo Dragon and explosive London Underground sequences make up Cinesite’s contribution to SKYFALL ~
Cinesite, one of the world’s leading digital visual effects facilities, today announced it has completed visual effects for the 23rd instalment in the Bond franchise, SKYFALL, and used its digital environment expertise to enhance physical stunts and effects.
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Luma Pictures Celebrates 10 Years Of Production & Artistry In Visual Effects
Luma Pictures, a success story in the field of visual effects, is proudly celebrating its 10-year anniversary. Payam Shohadai and founding partner Jonathan Betuel created Luma in 2002 under the guiding principles: treat people well, quality is king, and always spend smart. The company has excelled at doing just that - providing artistic vision, precedent-setting work product and a unique culture of creativity.
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Cinesite appoints Eamonn Butler as Animation Director
Ironman 2, John Carter, Hellboy 2 and Paul animation director to lead Cinesite’s growing animation department
Cinesite, one of the world’s leading digital visual effects facilities, today announced it has appointed Eamonn Butler as animation director to head up its expanding animation division. Butler joins from Double Negative where he was head of animation and supervised a catalog of high-profile films, including Ironman 2, John Carter, Hellboy 2, Paul and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
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Cinesite launches its 2013 Inspire Internship Program
Further enhancements aim to help address the skills shortage in the visual effects industry
Cinesite, one of the world’s leading digital visual effects facilities, today opened for entries its highly successful annual internship program, Inspire, which aims to give graduates from varied course backgrounds the opportunity to gain valuable first-hand experience in the creative world of high-end visual effects.
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20th Century Fox Animation, Blue Sky Studios and Peanuts Worldwide Announce Iconic Peanuts Gang to Hit Theaters
News: 20th Century Fox Animation, Blue Sky Studios and Peanuts Worldwide Announce Iconic Peanuts Gang to Hit TheatersRelease To Coincide With The 65th Anniversary Of The Beloved Comic Strip in 2015
Twentieth Century Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios have acquired rights to make a feature film based on the late Charles Schulz’s beloved and iconic “Peanuts” franchise. The agreement is the culmination of over two years of discussions – focused on the film’s creative direction – between the Studio and members of the Schulz family. The announcement was made today by Vanessa Morrison, president of Twentieth Century Fox Animation.
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Charlize Theron and Michael Fassbender Lead an Extraordinary Cast in the Epic Sci-Fi Thriller Debuting on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD 10.09.12
News: Charlize Theron and Michael Fassbender Lead an Extraordinary Cast in the Epic Sci-Fi Thriller Debuting on Blu-ray 3D, 
 Blu-ray and DVD 10.09.12
Contains Over Seven Hours of Bonus Material Including an Alternate Opening and Ending, Deleted and Alternate Scenes and Access to Peter Weyland’s Files
Renowned director Ridley Scott takes fans on a gripping sci-fi adventure that “kicks ass so hard and often that it's impossible not to be thrilled by it” (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone). Launching into space to discover the mysterious creators of the human race, the “genuinely epic” (Tom Long, Detroit News) film, PROMETHEUS, debuts globally on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD October 9 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. An unmatched home entertainment experience, watch the highly-anticipated blockbuster hit in the format it was meant to be viewed, stunning 3D high-definition.
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DreamWorks Animation Enters Into New Five-Year Distribution Agreement With Twentieth Century Fox
DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that the Company has entered into a new five-year distribution agreement with Twentieth Century Fox.
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LipSync Appoints Head of 3D/VFX Supervisor
News: LipSync Appoints Head of 3D/VFX SupervisorAppointment sees London-based VFX facility cement its position at the forefront of the UK industry
LipSync, one of the UK’s fastest growing visual effects facilities, has appointed Ben Shepherd as its new Head of 3D/Visual Effects Supervisor in a move that further enhances the company’s reputation at the forefront of the visual effects industry in the UK.
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Cinesite announces the winner of its 2012 Inspire Internship Program
Firtina Ozbalikci awarded the program’s first technical effects placement
Cinesite, one of the world’s leading digital visual effects houses, today announced that Firtina Ozbalikci, a second year computer science student from the University of Bath, is the winner of its 2012 Inspire Internship program. Firtina is the winner of Inspire’s first technical effects internship which was launched this year to encourage skilled computer programmers to consider a career in the visual effects industry.
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Prometheus VFX Art Director Steven Messing leverages CINEMA 4D to create CG designs
News: Prometheus VFX Art Director Steven Messing leverages CINEMA 4D to create CG designsOriginal 3D Matte Paintings, Story Boards, Set Designs, Costumes, Creatures, Landscapes and Spacecrafts Help Define Visual Tone of Ridley Scott's Sci-Fi Thriller
MAXON, the leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions, is pleased to announce that acclaimed digital artist, Steven Messing, utilized the company’s popular CINEMA 4D software application to conceptualize and design complex visual effects shots in the production of Twentieth Century FOX’s Prometheus.
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Company 3® Completes Grading for Multiple Versions of "Prometheus" with DaVinci Resolve
News: Company 3® Completes Grading for Multiple Versions of "Prometheus" with DaVinci ResolveBlackmagic Design today announced that Company 3 used DaVinci Resolve for color grading four different versions of 20th Century Fox's, "Prometheus." One of the most anticipated features of the summer, the science fiction thriller was directed by Ridley Scott, the visionary filmmaker behind "Alien" and "Blade Runner," who chose Company 3 to help enhance the stunning visual style for "Prometheus," shot by renowned cinematographer Dariusz Wolski, ASC.
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USS Abraham Lincoln to Welcome ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER
News: USS Abraham Lincoln to Welcome ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER"Abraham Lincoln" himself - actor Benjamin Walker - and Cast and Filmmakers to Screen 20th Century Fox's Summer Movie Thriller with Navy Entertainment for Thousands of Sailors aboard Supercarrier
Abraham Lincoln, in the guise of actor Benjamin Walker, who portrays the 16th president in the summer movie thriller ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER, and the film's cast and crew, will visit the sailors serving aboard the Navy aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln in June.
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Luma Reunites With Familiar Faces On Marvel Pictures’ “The Avengers”
No Bridge Too Far For Luma on “The Avengers” – Helicarrier Bridge, Character Work, Tornadoes and Environmental Effects Inhabit Marvel’s New Blockbuster
Visual effects stronghold, Luma Pictures reunited with a familiar cast of characters on Marvel Studios’ highly anticipated “The Avengers.” Having previously worked on “Captain America,” and “Thor,” Luma has developed a strong kinship with the Marvel Universe and jumped at the opportunity to add their unique brand of visual effects to the new film. Luma’s work on “The Avengers” includes the creation and extension of the Helicarrier ship bridge during pivotal scenes, tornado effects and donning of Thor’s mystical armor, and multiple exterior environments.
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JVC KENWOOD To Convert Premiere Catalog Titles to Blu-ray 3D for Home
News: JVC KENWOOD To Convert Premiere Catalog Titles to Blu-ray 3D for HomeI, Robot Takes on New Dimension on Blu-ray 3D Format
JVC KENWOOD and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment announced today that I, Robot, the successful science-fiction action film, will be the first title in a series of legacy movies being converted to Blu-ray 3D for the home. JVC KENWOOD has developed a new 2D3D conversion process that will convert movies to Blu-ray 3D.
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Cinesite delivers "John Carter to Mars" and 3D cinema goers
Disney/Andrew Stanton’s epic film marks Cinesite’s first full stereo conversion
Cinesite, one of the world’s leading film visual effects houses, has completed over 800 visual effects shots and converted over 87 minutes into 3D for Disney’s "John Carter", which is released in theaters today. Cinesite created the majority of the film’s environments, including the opposing cities of Zodanga and Helium, and the Thern Sanctuary, as well as a big air battle and full-screen CG digi-doubles of John Carter and Princess Dejah. The environments were populated with CG crowds and hundreds of CG props.
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MTI Puts Third Nucoda Film Master into the Equation
News: MTI Puts Third Nucoda Film Master into the EquationTop Hollywood Facility Relies on Nucoda for Versatile Workflow
Image Systems - the leading manufacturer of image enhancement and mastering systems for post production - has announced that MTI Film in Hollywood, California, has installed its third Nucoda Film Master into its state-of-the-art facility. Opened in 2010, MTI Film is a full service post production facility providing high quality dailies, editorial, visual effects, color correction and assembly for film, television and commercial projects. MTI is currently at work on a number of projects, including AMC's Hell on Wheels, CW's Ringer, Good Christian Belles on ABC, and for TNT The Closer, Dallas, and Rizzoli & Isles, as well as a number of feature and restoration projects.
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Cinesite opens its 2012 Inspire Internship Program for entries
Cinesite, one of the world’s leading film visual effects houses, today announced that it’s now accepting applications for its highly successful annual internship program, Inspire. Now in its third year, a new technical effects strand has been added to Inspire, which specifically targets graduates with an interest in computer programming or technical effects.
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Cinesite launches its 2012 Inspire Internship Program
New technical effects placement added to develop the next-generation of VFX programmers
Cinesite, one of the world’s leading film visual effects houses, today opened pre-registration for its highly successful annual internship program, Inspire. New to this year’s initiative is a separate technical effects strand, which specifically targets graduates with an interest in computer programming or technical effects – in direct response to what Cinesite sees as a distinct lack of skilled programmers coming into the VFX industry.
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Blue Sky Studios Chooses Shotgun for Production Management and Collaboration
Shotgun Software announced today that Academy Award®-winning animation company Blue Sky Studios has chosen the Shotgun web-based production management system. The studio is integrating Shotgun into its pipeline as the central platform for studio-wide collaboration among all of its 400 employees, as well as directors and producers working on productions at Blue Sky.
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Framestore Integrates IKinema into its Motion Capture Pipeline
News: Framestore Integrates IKinema into its Motion Capture PipelineNew Plug-in Enables Users to Create or Retarget Data Inside Maya in Real-time
Bringing a new age of motion capture processing to the industry, IKinema™ LTD announced today that the leading VFX house in London, Framestore, has incorporated IKinema technology into its motion capture production pipeline. Chosen for its powerful, fast and remarkably controllable design, IKinema’s inverse kinematics (IK) solver is now the key motion capture solving and retargeting tool that Framestore uses to create special effects and animation for both its broadcast and VFX projects.
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Cinesite casts the final spell on "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2"
Cinesite, one of the world’s leading film visual effects houses, has contributed complex visual effects for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2". Cinesite has worked on every Potter film in the series bringing the total shot count to nearly 2000 during the course of this epic eight-part franchise.
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Cinesite wins vfx work for "World War Z"
Cinesite, one of the world’s leading film visual effects houses, has been awarded a significant amount of shots on the upcoming Paramount Pictures film "World War Z." Directed by Marc Forster, and starring and produced by Brad Pitt, the film is based on the post-apocalyptic horror novel by Max Brooks and is due for release in 2012.
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Cinesite creates First Class visual effects
Cinesite, one of the world’s leading film visual effects houses, has completed more than 115 visual effects shots for Twentieth Century Fox’s "X-Men: First Class", which hit cinemas last week. Among the effects Cinesite created were a retro version of the Cerebro Room, Azazel’s fight sequences, a military parade in Red Square and Washington, DC devastated by nuclear war.
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Cinesite announces four winners of its 2011 Inspire internship program
Cinesite, one of the world’s leading film visual effects houses, today announced that it has awarded places on its 2011 Inspire internship program to four exceptional candidates – Luke Armstrong, Ruairi Twohig, Eleanor Bond and Tom Flavelle. The winners were chosen from more than 200 applicants for their exceptional compositing, modeling and texturing skills. The placements will commence in June and run for six weeks.
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Cinesite recreates 18th Century London in 3D for "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides"
Cinesite, one of the world’s leading film visual effects houses, has completed more than 300 stereoscopic visual effects shots for "Pirates of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides". For their first full stereo 3D project, Cinesite were tasked with creating large-scale photorealistic 3D environments for a dramatic carriage chase through London.
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Cinesite destroys Los Angeles in "Battle: Los Angeles"
Cinesite, one of the world’s leading film visual effects houses, has completed a series of stunning and technically challenging visual effects for the new epic disaster movie by Sony/Columbia, "Battle: Los Angeles", which opens in cinemas today.
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Cinesite’s Quentin Miles scores Annie Award nomination for "Clash of the Titans"
Cinesite, one of the world’s leading film visual effects houses, has announced that Quentin Miles, animation director, has been nominated for an Annie Award for his work on the Warner Bros film "Clash of the Titans", in the Character Animation in a Live-Action Production category.
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Cinesite opens 2011 Inspire Program to help grow the next generation of VFX talent
Successful visual effects internship program returns for a second year
Cinesite, one of the world’s leading film visual effects houses, is now receiving applications for its 2011 internship program, Inspire, which helps develop young visual effects talent.
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Luma Pictures Saddles Up with the Coens for “True Grit”
VFX Studio Completes Fourth Collaboration with Academy Award®-Winning Directors
"True Grit", from Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions, opening nationwide today, marks the fourth collaboration between Luma Pictures and Academy Award®-winning directors Joel and Ethan Coen.
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Cinesite goes on a voyage with the "Dawn Treader"
Cinesite, one of the world’s leading film visual effects houses, has completed visual effects on the new Twentieth Century Fox/Walden Media film, "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader", which wasreleased in cinemas on December 9.
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MPC completes 700 shots for Narnia, creating Reepicheep and the Dragon
Michael Apted has directed the latest instalment of "The Chronicles of Narnia", "The Voyage of the Dawn Treader", produced by Twentieth Century Fox and Walden Media. MPC completed over 700 VFX shots for the film, creating Reepicheep, Eustace the Dragon, a deadly Sea Serpent, extensive digital environments, and the ocean going ship of the film's title. MPC also delivered 40 of the shots in full 3D stereo.
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Cinesite brings visual effects magic to Harry Potter and the "Deathly Hallows Part 1"
Cinesite, one of the world’s leading film visual effects houses, has completed visual effects for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1", including Lord Voldemort’s snake-like nose, the ghost of Dumbledore, and a Patronus doe.
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Cinesite wins First Class job
Cinesite, one of the world’s leading film visual effects houses, has been awarded a major contract for work on the new Twentieth Century Fox movie, "X-Men: First Class". The new film is the prequel to the X-Men series of films and is due for release in June 2011.
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New ABC Cop Series, 'Detroit 1-8-7.' Shot with Panasonic AG-HPX3700 P2 HD VariCam Camcorders
Premiere of New Drama Starring Michael Imperioli Slated for Tuesday, September 21 at 10 p.m. ET & PT/9 p.m. Central
ABC’s new crime series, "Detroit 1-8-7", the first primetime network series to be fully produced in Detroit, is being shot with the AJ-HPX3700, Panasonic’s premier solid-state P2 HD VariCam camcorder.
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Prime Focus adds VFX Intensity to Twentieth Century Fox’s ‘THE A-TEAM’
Prime Focus, a global visual entertainment services group, has completed visual effects shots for the summer movie event “THE A-TEAM” for Twentieth Century Fox. Starring Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, Sharlto Copley, Patrick Wilson and Jessica Biel, the movie is based on the popular TV series of the same name. Directed by Joe Carnahan, “THE A-TEAM” is in theaters everywhere June 11th, 2010.
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Cinesite gives Marmaduke some bite
Cinesite, one of the world’s leading film visual effects houses, has completed over 650 shots on the new Twentieth Century Fox film, "Marmaduke", which features the voice of Owen Wilson as the loveable hound. Marmaduke opens in theaters across the United States on June 4.
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SAN Solutions' New ArtiSAN Storage Platform Gives 'Avatar' Sound Design, Edit, and Mixing Team Fast, Convenient Shared Media Access
Compact High-Performance ArtiSAN Adds Efficiency to Audio Post Workflow at Pandora Film Services
SAN Solutions, Inc., a media infrastructure company that provides storage and application platforms to the media and entertainment markets, today announced that its ArtiSAN Storage Platform was used to support sound design, editing, and mixing for James Cameron's big-screen sensation, "Avatar."
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Luma Pictures Re-Teamed with Oscar winners Joel & Ethan Coen for "A Serious Man"
Film's Sole VFX Supplier, Studio Delivers 100 Shots Including 3D Village and Panoramic 3D Matte Paintings
Luma Pictures was the sole visual effects provider for Focus Features' "A Serious Man", the new film from Academy Award winners Joel and Ethan Coen, opening in select cities beginning October 2nd and expanding throughout October.
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Fox Television’s Dramatic Series, ‘Dollhouse,’ Shot with Panasonic AJ-HPX3700 P2 HD VariCam Camcorders
The second season of Twentieth Century Fox Television’s hour-long thriller, Dollhouse, is being shot with the VariCam 3700, Panasonic’s premier solid-state P2 HD VariCam camcorder.
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Panasonic and Twentieth Century Fox Team For Global Promotion of James Cameron's AVATAR
Panasonic Contributes to Creation of Highly Anticipated Hollywood Release
Panasonic Corporation today announced collaboration with Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation and Lightstorm Entertainment on the global promotion of James Cameron's AVATAR. As the film's exclusive audio visual partner, Panasonic has provided some of its latest AV technology products to help create the eagerly awaited film which will debut in theaters worldwide on December 18 in both 2D and 3D. Through this collaboration, Panasonic will add momentum to its ongoing efforts to promote its industry-leading Full HD 3D technology to consumers.
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eyeon Fusion used extensively on "Dragonball: Evolution"
Fusion, the award-winning compositing application from eyeon Software, played a key role in creating the visual effects for Twentieth Century Fox’s Dragonball: Evolution, directed by James Wong.
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Frantic Films VFX Takes On 'Dragonball: Evolution'
Award-winning VFX studio Frantic Films VFX, a division of Prime Focus Group, has contributed 334 shots to the forthcoming feature film "Dragonball: Evolution" from Twentieth Century Fox. Directed by James Wong, the movie releases in the U.S. nationwide on April 10, 2009 and stars Justin Chatwin, Emmy Rossum, Jamie Chung, and Chow Yun-Fat in the live-action film adaptation of the popular Japanese manga comic book series.
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Twentieth Century Fox Transitions to Avid HD Workflow
Avid Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVID) today announced that Twentieth Century Fox has invested in several new Avid® HD editing solutions for its production transition to HD.
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CafeFx Announces 2009 Production Slate, Art Department Expansion
CafeFX’s Emmy Award For “John Adams” Is A Highlight of 2008
Award-winning visual effects facility CafeFX has announced an impressive 2009 visual effects production slate. CafeFX has been awarded work on some of the industry’s most highly anticipated films from such notable directors as Martin Scorsese, Michael Mann, Stephen Sommers and Brad Silberling, as well as a major theme park attraction. To meet the creative needs of a production pipeline in high gear and to provide accessibility and convenience for its Westside clients, CafeFX has expanded its art department to the fourth floor of the building it shares with The Syndicate, its Santa Monica-based sister company.
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AJA KONA 3 is Core to 'Max Payne' Editorial Video Capture and Playback Card Boosts All-Digital Post Workflow
AJA Video Systems, a leading manufacturer of professional video interface and conversion solutions, announced today that its KONA 3 video capture and playback cards were used on the Twentieth Century Fox release "Max Payne." KONA 3 is AJA's top-of-the-line uncompressed capture card for SD, HD, and Dual Link 4:4:4 HD for Apple Mac Pro systems, and was an integral part of the film's Apple Final Cut Pro editing platform. "Max Payne" premiered in the US on October 17, 2008.
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Entity FX Completes VFX for The X-Files: I Want to Believe
Entity FX, an award-winning visual effects company in Santa Monica, California, and Vancouver, British Columbia, has completed visual effects for the new X-Files motion picture sequel The X-Files: I Want to Believe.
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Chace Productions Is Preserving The Past For The Future With Avastor Drives
Avastor HDX hard drives are the first choice for Chace Productions, a full-service audio post-production facility located in Burbank, California. Chace relies on the Avastor drives when digitizing audio archive material from a variety of sources including: magnetic sound film, analog tape and early digital audio formats.
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Weta Digital Offers Clients HD VFX Workflow With Avid DNxHD 36
Academy Award®-winning company adds HD capability for more accurate effects creation
Avid Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: AVID) today announced that Weta Digital, an Academy Award-winning visual effects facility based in New Zealand, has expanded to offer clients HD VFX workflows using Avid DNxHD®36 media -- resulting in faster and more accurate VFX review processes for productions working in HD.
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Twentieth Century Fox & Apple Introduce iTunes Digital Copy
DVDs Include Free Copy of Movie for iTunes
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AJA KONA 3 and Apple Final Cut Pro Provide Optimal Edit Pipeline
AJA Video, a leading manufacturer of professional video interface and conversion solutions, today announced that the KONA 3 video capture card was used with Apple Final Cut Pro as the editing platform-of-choice for the upcoming Twentieth Century Fox release "Alien vs. Predator: Requiem".
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NewTek TriCaster PRO Delivers Excitement of Worldwide Stunt to Kick-Off
NewTek’s TriCaster PRO portable live production device will power the live stream of a worldwide stunt on Thursday, October 25, on Fox.com to promote Day 7, or the seventh season, of the network’s popular “24” program.
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News: AJA KONA 3 and Apple Final Cut Pro Provide Optimal Edit Pipeline for Alien vs. Predator 2
KONA Uncompressed Video Capture and Playback with Final Cut Pro Facilitate DVC Pro HD 1080i 60 Edit for Twentieth Century Fox Feature
AJA Video, a leading manufacturer of professional video interface and conversion solutions, today announced that the KONA 3 video capture card is being used with Apple Final Cut Pro as the editing platform-of-choice for the upcoming Twentieth Century Fox release Alien vs. Predator 2. KONA 3 is AJA's top-of-the-line uncompressed capture card for SD, HD, and Dual Link 4:4:4 HD for PCI Express (PCIe) Apple G5 Power Macs and Mac Pro systems, and was an integral part of the film's Apple Final Cut Pro editing pipeline.
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News: 2007 Coca-Cola Refreshing Filmmaker's Award Goes To Two University Of Southern California Students
Prestigious Award for Young Filmmakers to Be Presented During ShoWest Final Night Banquet and Awards Ceremony
 
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News: Hydraulx Makes its Mark with Sapphire Plug-ins on X-Men: The Last Stand
The third and final installment of the Marvel Comic's cinematic X-Men series finds the mutant population facing the threat of extinction by way of a "cure". A mutant antigen is created, which the government exploits--ultimately resulting in open war between humanity and the anti-cure mutants. Ever seeking a peaceful coexistence, the decimated X-Men join forces with their human counterparts in a parry to restore the balance of power between the two races. From digital facelifts to levitating the Golden Gate Bridge, X-Men 3 is hailed as a visual effects masterpiece.
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News: Thomson Unveils World's Largest Digital Cinema Test Center
Technicolor Digital Cinema Unit Opens Testing Facility in Preparation For Extensive North American Digital Cinema Deployment
Thomson (Euronext 18453; NYSE: TMS) has opened the world's largest digital cinema research and equipment testing facility at the Technicolor campus in Burbank, Calif.
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News: Blu-ray Disc Association Adopts Comprehensive Content Management System
AACS, BD+ Renewability Technology and ROM Mark Mass Piracy Prevention Offer the Most Extensive, Flexible Content Protection Available
In a move to protect against illegal copying and large scale piracy while leaving consumers the flexibility to manage and enjoy copies of their legally purchased content, the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) has adopted the most comprehensive content management system ever employed on an optical disc format.
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News: Twentieth Century Fox to Support Blu-ray Disc Format
Studio to Release Wide Range of New Products and Titles from Its Vast Film and Television Library
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 29, 2005--Twentieth Century Fox, a member of the Board of Directors of the Blu-ray Disc Association since October 2004, announced today that it will release content on the new high definition Blu-ray Disc format through its subsidiary Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC.
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News: Blu-Ray Disc Association becomes exclusive high-definition sponsor of EMX 2005
— CMP Entertainment Media and the International Recording Media Association (IRMA) have announced that the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) has been named the exclusive High-Definition Sponsor of the 2005 Entertainment Media Expo (EMX), taking place August 30–31 at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel in Hollywood, CA. During EMX, the BDA will showcase the many benefits of its next-generation, high-definition optical format in the Nichols Canyon room, conveniently located on the second floor of the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel.
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