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ATTO Technology Continues its Leadership in Support of Apple Mac Platforms and Operating Systems
All ATTO products are tested compatible with the newly released macOS Catalina
ATTO Technology, Inc, a global leader of network and storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions, announced today tested compatibility and support of the newly released macOS® Catalina, and that they are ready with support for the impending Apple Mac Pro® 2019.
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Michael Cioni Joins Frame.io as Global SVP of Innovation
Frame.io recruits Michael Cioni to help lead the next wave of film-tech innovation, starting with the development of breakthrough camera-to-cutting room technology
Frame.io, the world’s leading video review and collaboration platform used by over 1 million filmmakers and media professionals, has brought Michael Cioni on board as Global SVP of Innovation. Cioni, one of the industry’s most prominent production and post workflow experts, joins Frame.io from international camera company Panavision, where, in a similar role, he spearheaded numerous breakthrough products and workflows, including the Millennium DXL 8K large-format camera system.
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Big Block Helps Unlock $1.45 Million In Economic Impact For Greater Raleigh With Region’s Largest Esports Event To Date
Rainbow 6 Raleigh Major Draws A Sold-Out Crowd With 2.6K Daily Attendees; Generates Over 1,000 Inquiries For Local Video Game Industry; Garners Participation From Pepsi, Celito.net and Local Educational InstitutesJobs;
Big Block, a media and esports agency, today released a full economic impact report from their client’s recent global esports event hosted last month - Rainbow 6 Raleigh Major. The Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau (Visit Raleigh) and the Greater Raleigh Sports Alliance (GRSA) jointly engaged Big Block to bring national and global esports events into its market. The inaugural event unlocked $1.45 million in direct economic impact for Greater Raleigh, generating over 1,000 job inquiries, attracting more than 2,600 daily attendees, with over 70% of them traveling from other states and countries. Additionally, the event was broadcast to a global audience on Twitch in 15+ languages, garnering more than 16 million livestream views and over 6 million total hours watched.
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Maxon announces exhibitor presence at the 2019 NAB Show NY
Maxon announces exhibitor presence at the 2019 NAB Show NY
Company to Showcase New Cinema 4D Release 21 3D Motion Graphics Workflow Solutions; Artist Presentations to Stream Live on C4DLive.com
At the 2019 NAB Show New York, MAXON, the leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions, will spotlight the innovative features of its latest 3D software solutions to meet the challenges of today’s media and entertainment content creators. NAB Show New York will be held at the Javits Convention Center in New York City, October 16 – 17.
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Boris FX Mocha Pro 2020 Releases New Tools For Advanced Visual Effects and Clean-Up Tasks
New Mocha Pro features Mega Plate module, Area Brush tool, and OpenColorIO support to speed up and streamline visual effects and post-production workflows
The latest release of the Academy Award-winning planar tracking toolset, Boris FX Mocha Pro 2020, delivers major time-saving benefits to visual effects artists tasked with the often complicated set extensions, clean-ups, and object removals needed to bring Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters to life. Mocha Pro 2020 is now available as both a standalone application and as a plug-in for the post-production industry’s most popular host applications including Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Autodesk Flame, Foundry Nuke, and many more.
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New York's Nice Shoes Hires Senior Colorist Maria Carretero
New York's Nice Shoes Hires Senior Colorist Maria Carretero
Carretero’s recent stand-out work includes Jeep’s “Recalculating,” Disney’s “You Can Fly” and “Bella Notte,” Porsche’s “The Fix” and “Avocados from Mexico” Super Bowl 2019
NYC-based creative studio Nice Shoes has hired Senior Colorist Maria Carretero. Carretero comes to Nice Shoes with nearly two decades of global experience in color grading under her belt, applying a playful study on storytelling through the lens of color in all of her work. Her portfolio includes a wide range of feature films, short films, music videos and commercials for big brands like Apple, Jeep, Porsche, Michael Kors, Disney, Marriott, among many others.
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Rob Legato uses Blackmagic Design to create virtual production for The Lion King
Footage captured by DeckLink cards through Micro Studio Camera 4Ks, with Teranex standards converters, ATEM switchers, SmartHub video routers, HyperDeck Studio Minis, and graded in Resolve Studio with Resolve Advanced Panels
Blackmagic Design announced today that visual effects supervisor Rob Legato used a wide variety of Blackmagic Design products to create the virtual production environment for Disney’s “The Lion King.” The film, which was directed by Jon Favreau and features the voices of Donald Glover and Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, has earned nearly $1.5 billion worldwide since its July 19, 2019 opening.
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The ICG To Honor Cinematographer John Simmons, ASC and Journalist Debra Kaufman at the 23rd Annual ECA Kickoff Luncheon
The ICG To Honor Cinematographer John Simmons, ASC and Journalist Debra Kaufman at the 23rd Annual ECA Kickoff Luncheon
Former Creative COW Associate Editor to be honored alongside director Patty Jenkins and Emmy Award-winning cinematographer and professor John Simmons, ASC
The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) will honor cinematographer John Simmons, ASC, with the ASC Cinematography Mentor Award and journalist Debra Kaufman with the Technicolor William A. Fraker Award at the 2019 Emerging Cinematographer Awards (ECA) Luncheon in the ASC Clubhouse on Friday, October 4, 2019. The ECA premier event will be held on Sunday, October 6, at the Television Academy’s Wolf Theatre in the Saban Media Center.
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FotoKem Expands Footprint in Santa Monica
FotoKem Expands Footprint in Santa Monica
New Site Offers Creative Services for Projects Working from Multiple Locations
FotoKem has expanded its creative post production services in Santa Monica, furthering the company’s ongoing commitment to filmmakers in the Los Angeles area. By providing access to its talented roster of artists and technical expertise, the expansion provides a convenient location on the west side connected to the company’s Burbank and Hollywood sites.
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MovieLabs CTO Jim Helman to Address the Evolution of Media Creation in SMPTE 2019 Keynote
MovieLabs is a nonprofit technology research lab jointly run by Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Universal Studios, Walt Disney Pictures and Television, and Warner Bros. Entertainment
SMPTE®, the organization that is defining the future of storytelling, today announced that Jim Helman, chief technology officer at Motion Pictures Laboratories (MovieLabs), will present a keynote titled "The Future of Media Creation" at SMPTE 2019, the Society's annual technical conference and exhibition, taking place Oct. 21-24 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites in downtown Los Angeles. At 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 22, Helman will describe the findings documented in a white paper — "The Evolution of Media Creation: A 10-Year Vision for the Future of Media Production, Post and Creative Technologies" — recently released by MovieLabs.
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Flatirons Church Upgrades to Panasonic VariCam LT CineLive Camera Systems
Flatirons Church Upgrades to Panasonic VariCam LT CineLive Camera Systems
AU-EVA1 5.7K Handhelds Deployed on Dolly and Jib for Capture of Wide Shots
Flatirons Community Church (Lafayette, CO), ranked by Outreach magazine as the 11thlargest church in the United States, has upgraded to Panasonic VariCam LT cameras with CineLive, as well as AU-EVA1 5.7K handheld cameras, for live production of weekly worship services. In partnership with Summit Integrated Systems, the church invested in a total of seven VariCam LTs and two AU-EVA1s in a large-scale replacement of their video system.
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Litepanels Announces Extended Repair Program on ASTRA Power Boards
Litepanels Announces Extended Repair Program on ASTRA Power Boards
Free repair offered for any ASTRA light with power switch issue up to 4 years from purchase date, even if out of warranty
Litepanels, a premier provider of LED lighting for the broadcast, film, and production industries and a Vitec Group brand, today announced an extended warranty program on the pioneering ASTRA LED lighting series. Owners of units manufactured prior to March 2018 who have experienced issues with power switches are eligible for free repairs up to four years from the date of original purchase, even if the warranty has expired. Additionally, any ASTRA owners who paid for out-of-warranty repairs may claim a $200 voucher per ASTRA light, valid for any Vitec Production Solutions brand including Anton/Bauer, Sachtler, and many more.
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Panasonic at IBC: New Broadcast Shoulder-mount 4K Camera, PTZ Firsts, 8K Tech Innovation, and more
4K broadcast camera with network streaming, PTZ and AR innovations, robotic control system, 8K ROI camera, IT/IP-centric platform, 4K 12G-SDI switcher are all part of Panasonic's IBC presence
Panasonic will showcase its new AJ-CX4000GJ broadcast shoulder mount 4K camera at IBC 2019, along with a number of PTZ camera firsts, and a wide variety of 8K tech innovations.
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Avid Delivers Video Editing Workflows with ProRes RAW and DNx Codecs
Improves end-to-end video editing workflows with ProRes integration for Windows and native support for ProRes RAW in Media Composer as well as native support for DNx codecs
Avid® (Nasdaq: AVID) today announced that Media Composer® will deliver native support for Apple’s ProRes RAW camera codec and support for ProRes playback and encoding on Windows. In addition, Apple will provide 64-bit decoders for DNxHR and DNxHD codecs within the Pro Video Formats package that is available from Apple as a free download for all users. These integrations will allow content creators and post-production companies to natively create high-quality ProRes content regardless of their OS and save time during the creative storytelling process.
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Sony Unveils PXW-Z750 Flagship 4K XDCAM Shoulder Camcorder
Delivering Ultimate 4K Image Quality with High Sensitivity and Vivid Color Reproduction, Ideal for News and Live Production
Sony today announced the PXW-Z750, the world’s first 2/3-type shoulder camcorder to support 4K capture with a 3-chip CMOS sensor system. The latest member of the XDCAM® family is optimized for news and production applications including pre-production for 4K/HDR sports broadcasts, magazine shows, unscripted television, and documentary filmmaking.
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Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic RAW 1.5
Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic RAW 1.5
New Blackmagic RAW 1.5 update adds edit support for Adobe Premiere Pro and Avid Media Composer, plus Blackmagic RAW Speed Test for Mac, PC and Linux
BBlackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic RAW 1.5 a new software update with support for Adobe Premiere Pro and Avid Media Composer, plus Blackmagic RAW Speed test for Mac, PC and Linux, so customers can work on a wider range of platforms and editing software with their Blackmagic RAW files. Blackmagic RAW 1.5 is available for download now from the Blackmagic Design web site.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New Blackmagic Video Assist 12G
Blackmagic Design Announces New Blackmagic Video Assist 12G
New Video Assist models add large screen HDR monitoring to any camera,as well as better recording codecs, scopes and professional focus assist tools.
Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic Video Assist 12G which are new models of the company's popular combined monitoring and recording solutions. These new models feature brighter HDR screens, built in scopes, upgraded batteries, 12G-SDI and much more. Blackmagic Video Assist 12G will be available in September 2019 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide from US$795.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New ATEM Mini
New affordable live production switcher specifically designedfor YouTube live streaming and business presentations via Skype
Blackmagic Design today announced ATEM Mini a new low cost live production switcher specifically designed to allow live streaming to YouTube and business presentations via Skype. ATEM Mini will be available in November 2019 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide for US$295.
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Avid Debuts Reimagined Production and Post Workflow Solutions for Video and Audio Content Creators at IBC2019
All-new Media Composer, more powerful MediaCentral and seamless NEXIS cloud storage among innovations premiering for European TV and film professionals
At IBC2019, Avid® (Nasdaq: AVID) turns the spotlight on to its latest software and solutions innovations for Europe’s media enterprises, teams and individuals to enable them to better create, collaborate and meet the challenges of today’s media creation and distribution. Visitors to Avid’s stand (7.B55) will experience the completely reimagined Media Composer®, the next generation of MediaCentral®, the all-new Avid S4 and Avid S1 audio control surfaces, the Avid NEXIS | Cloudspaces™ SaaS storage offering, the latest FastServe® video servers, and more. IBC2019 will be held September 13-17 at the RAI Amsterdam.
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IBC 2019: AJA Reveals New 12G-SDI, HDR, openGear & IP Solutions
Streamlines HDR, 8K, 4K, UltraHD, HD and IP workflows with new flexible, high performance products and feature-filled updates
AJA Video Systems today unveiled new products and updates designed to advance broadcast, production, post and proAV workflows. Addressing growing bandwidth requirements for high quality content creation and delivery, AJA is showcasing the HDR Image Analyzer 12G, the KUMO 6464-12G for routing, as well as the newly shipping Corvid 44 12G developer I/O models this year at IBC. AJA has also introduced the FS-Mini utility frame sync Mini-Converter and three new openGear® compatible cards, including OG-FS-Mini, OG-ROI-DVI and OG-ROI-HDMI. Additionally, the company is previewing Desktop Software updates for KONA, Io and T-TAP, UltraHD support for IPR Mini-Converter receivers, and FS4 frame synchronizer enhancements.
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ARRI ALEXA Mini LF Camera Now Shipping
Pre-production cameras have been used on high-end productions by cinematographers like Roger Deakins and Greig Fraser
After extensive testing, ARRI quality control has approved the final production software for the ALEXA Mini LF. Cameras featuring this software will start shipping September 18, 2019. Owners of pre-production cameras can download the updated software and install it on their cameras.
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The ICG to Honor Patty Jenkins With Inaugural Distinguished Filmmaker Award at the 23rd Annual Emerging Cinematographer Awards
To be held October 6 at the Television Academy's Wolf Theatre
The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) will honor writer/director Patty Jenkins, best known for Wonder Woman, Monster and The Killing, with the inaugural Distinguished Filmmaker Award presented by Panavision, at the 2019 Emerging Cinematographer Awards (ECA) on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 5:00 PM in the Television Academy's Wolf Theatre at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood.
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Co-Founder Lorne Trottier Acquires Full Ownership of Matrox
Canadian tech pioneer acquires 100% ownership of the Matrox group of companies, including its three divisions—Matrox Imaging, Matrox Graphics, and Matrox Video
Matrox® is excited to announce that Mr. Lorne Trottier, co-founder of Matrox, has acquired 100% ownership of the Matrox group of companies, including its three divisions—Matrox Imaging, Matrox Graphics, and Matrox Video.
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Matrox Now Shipping the World’s Only Four-Channel 4Kp60 XAVC Codec Card
Matrox M264 S4 provides unprecedented H.264 4:2:2 10-bit encoding and decoding of up to four 4Kp60 channels in PC-based broadcast contribution, production, and distribution systems
Matrox® Video today announces that the Matrox M264 S4 H.264 hardware codec card is now shipping. Having recently completed the official XAVC verification program by Sony Imaging Products & Solutions Inc. ("Sony"), the Matrox M264 S4 codec card supports up to an unprecedented four 4K channels of XAVC Intra, XAVC Long, or AVC-ULTRA encoding/decoding from a single-slot card.
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SIGMA Announces New Line of Full-Frame Classic Art Prime Lenses and More; See Them All at IBC 2019
Launch of new Art Prime PL mount lenses that support Cooke Optics’ /i Technology communication protocol, plus converter that allows PL mount lenses to be used on L-Mount cameras
Based on the SIGMA FF High Speed Prime Line, the brand new FF Classic Art Prime Line incorporates more non-coated optical elements to achieve unrivaled expression while offering the highest resolving power in its class. It retains the high resolution capability that SIGMA CINE LENS is well known for, and offers a unique combination of low contrast and artistic flare/ghost in the image. As with all other lenses from the FF High Speed Prime Line, it creates beautiful bokeh effects to improve creativity.
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Core Post delivers Sky One’s Brassic in HDR with DaVinci Resolve
VFX for the series was also completed with Fusion Studio by Tanvir Hanif at Digital Imaging fx
Blackmagic Design today announced that UK post facility, Core Post, has expanded its post production capabilities to offer HDR delivery for broadcast and production clients through its existing DaVinci Resolve Studio workflow.
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RED Adds HELIUM and GEMINI Sensor Options to RANGER Camera Line
RED DIGITAL CINEMA® announced today that its award-winning HELIUM® 8K S35 and GEMINI® 5K S35 sensors will be incorporated into the RED RANGER® camera ecosystem. These two new alternatives create a robust lineup for creators who prefer an integrated, all-in-one system to the more modular RED DSMC2® camera. The RANGER HELIUM 8K S35 and RANGER GEMINI 5K S35 is available now via RED’s global network of resellers, participating rental houses, and directly through RED. The cameras will be on display for the first time at IBC in the RED meeting room on the fourth floor of the Elicium at the RAI Amsterdam, from September 13-17.
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EditShare Announces Suite of Solutions for Adobe Premiere Pro Enterprise Post-Production Workflows
EditShare Announces Suite of Solutions for Adobe Premiere Pro Enterprise Post-Production Workflows
Helmut FX, IO, CO and HK enables comprehensive project administration, back-office management and render farm control; Showcased at IBC2019
EditShare®, a technology leader that specializes in collaboration, security, and intelligent storage solutions for media creation and management, will showcase Helmut FX, IO, CO (Cosmo), and HK (Housekeeper), solutions designed to enable extensive project administration, back-office management and render farm control for Adobe® Premiere® Pro enterprise post-production workflows. Premiere Pro is an industry leader in video editing. The Helmut family of solutions will be demonstrated at IBC2019 from September 13th through September 17th (stand 7.A35).
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Boris FX Acquires Academy Award-winning SilhouetteFX and Digital Film Tools
Boris FX Acquires Academy Award-winning SilhouetteFX and Digital Film Tools
Adds highly-specialized feature film rotoscoping, paint, and photo editing plug-ins to the Boris FX suite of post-production and visual effects applications
Boris FX™, the leader in integrated VFX and workflow solutions for video and film, acquires SilhouetteFX (SFX) and Digital Film Tools (DFT). The two companies have a long history of developing tools used on Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters and deep industry experience collaborating closely with the world’s most renowned VFX studios including Weta Digital, Framestore, Technicolor, and Deluxe.
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TV Tokyo’s Watanuki-san-chino VTuber sitcom series uses Blackmagic Design
TV Tokyo’s Watanuki-san-chino VTuber sitcom series uses Blackmagic Design
VTuber sitcom series was created using DaVinci Resolve Studio, HyperDeck Studio 12G, Teranex AV and more
Blackmagic Design announced today that TV Tokyo’s “Watanuki-san-chino,” was created using DaVinci Resolve Studio, HyperDeck Studio 12G and a number of additional Blackmagic Design products. The show is the first sitcom series where Virtual YouTubers (VTubers) were cast as the main characters and were included in the show using Blackmagic Design products for recording and post production.
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Holy Ghost Festival of Life deploys URSA Broadcast during live production
Holy Ghost Festival of Life deploys URSA Broadcast during live production
URSA Broadcast and URSA Mini Pro G2 cameras, Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, ATEM Television Studio Pro 4K, DaVinci Resolve and Blackmagic Web Presenter among products used
Blackmagic Design today announced that a multicamera live production workflow, featuring the URSA Broadcast and URSA Mini Pro G2, was employed during the Holy Ghost Festival of Life (FOL) and used to acquire content for big screen projection and live streaming.
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Denver Broncos Select Sony Cameras to Capture Pristine Images from New Set for Broadcast and Online
Denver Broncos Select Sony Cameras to Capture Pristine Images from New Set for Broadcast and Online
Exmor R™ CMOS Image Sensor on HXC-FB80 Cameras Ensures High-Resolution in Low Light; Ability to Digitally Shade and Color the Camera Contribute to Overall Visual Presentation
With a new studio for its first broadcast TV and online shows, the broadcast production department of the Denver Broncos Football Club needed additional cameras that would be worthy of the new sets designed and fabricated by Creative Dimension. In addition to broadcast, the content would be used by the digital media team for online distribution.
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FOR-A to Showcase Range of Hybrid IP/SDI Systems at IBC 2019
FOR-A to Showcase Range of Hybrid IP/SDI Systems at IBC 2019
A Range of Products Supporting Transition from SDI to IP will be on Display in Amsterdam
In support of the many broadcasters still transitioning from traditional SDI to IP-based systems, the FOR-A® booth at IBC 2019 will include hybrid IP/SDI products, such as: the USF-10IP IP Gateway, the SOM-100 media orchestration platform, and the MBP-1000VS-IP video server.
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ATTO Technology and Facilis Partnership Targets High-powered Apple workstations with new 25GbE Adapters
Enables high-bandwidth Thunderbolt 3 connectivity for Apple’s new Mac Pro, iMac Pro and Mac mini
ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of network and storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments for over 30 years, today announced its partnership with Facilis Technology, to integrate ATTO ThunderLink® NS 3252 Thunderbolt™ 3 To 25GbE adapters within the Facilis HUB shared storage platform. Shown at IBC 2019 on booth 7.B48 for the first time, the solution provides flexible, scalable, high-bandwidth connectivity for Apple’s new Mac Pro®, iMac Pro® and Mac mini®.
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Maxon Cinema 4D Release 21 Available Immediately
Maxon Cinema 4D Release 21 Available Immediately
New Features and Enhancements Innovate 3D Content Creation Workflows
Maxon, the leading developer of professional 3D modeling, animation and rendering solutions, today announced the availability of Cinema 4D Release 21 (R21). The next generation of the professional 3D application features a completely new Caps and Bevel system, new Field Force dynamics, interface speed enhancements, and numerous rendering, workflow and core performance improvements.
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Cinegy to demonstrate real time 8K video editing and display capabilities with Sharp at IBC 2019
Cinegy to demonstrate real time 8K video editing and display capabilities with Sharp at IBC 2019
Sharp 8M-B80AX1E has 33 million pixels , four times that of 4K UHD and sixteen times the resolution of full HD
(Amsterdam, Netherlands--September 2, 2019) IBC 2019, 13-17 September, Stand 7.A01: Cinegy, the global leader for broadcast playout software in the cloud, has announced that it will showcase the full scope of its 8K recording, capture, archive, and encoding capabilities during IBC 2019. This includes the eye-popping Sharp 8M-B80AX1E 8K displays, the first 80-inch 8K professional display to be mass produced. The Sharp 8M-B80AX1E has 33 million pixels (7680 x 4320), four times that of 4K UHD and sixteen times the resolution of full HD.
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Sonnet Announces eGFX Breakaway Box 650 Performance Bundles Promotion
Sonnet Announces eGFX Breakaway Box 650 Performance Bundles PromotionSonnet Technologies today announced eGFX Breakaway™ Box 650 + AMD Radeon™ Pro WX 9100 and eGFX Breakaway Box 650 + Radeon Pro WX 8200 Performance Bundles. Until Sept. 30, customers may purchase Sonnet's award-winning eGFX Breakaway Box 650 Thunderbolt 3 to eGPU PCIe card expansion chassis together with either of the AMD Radeon Pro WX workstation graphics cards at special discounted prices.
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Meet EditShare EFS 2020, the Industry’s Fastest Media-Optimized File System
Meet EditShare EFS 2020, the Industry’s Fastest Media-Optimized File System
New EditShare shared storage capabilities simplify workflows and protect valuable content; debuts at IBC2019
EditShare®, a technology leader that specializes in collaboration, security, and intelligent storage solutions for media creation and management, announced today that the company will unveil its next-generation file system and management console, EFS 2020, at IBC2019, held in Amsterdam from September 13th through September 17th (stand 7.A35).
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RT Software Standardizes on AJA I/O Solutions for Fast, Reliable Graphics Playout
RT Software Standardizes on AJA I/O Solutions for Fast, Reliable Graphics Playout
AJA Corvid and KONA I/O products have become RT Software’s go-to technology for its graphics solutions, including the 3d-Live engine, which BBC Studio used earlier this summer to deliver graphics for Wimbledon coverage
Audiences expect high quality visuals across broadcast and OTT content whether tuning into the local news or catching a football match on a mobile phone, and the bar continues to rise as augmented reality (AR) becomes more widely used to visualize information like weather patterns, athletic performance, match plays and more.
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Phillip Youmans’ Tribeca Founders Award-winning Burning Cane Shot on Blackmagic Design URSA Mini Pro
Phillip Youmans’ Tribeca Founders Award-winning Burning Cane Shot on Blackmagic Design URSA Mini Pro
At 19 years old, Phillip is the youngest, and first African American filmmaker, to ever win Tribeca's prestigious Founders Award; film graded with DaVinci Resolve
Blackmagic Design announced today Phillip Youmans’ Tribeca 2019 Founders Award winning ‘Burning Cane’ was shot using URSA Mini Pro 4.6K and Production Camera 4K, with color correction done using DaVinci Resolve Studio. At 19, Youmans is the youngest and first African-American filmmaker to ever win the prestigious award.
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CreationEffects Releases New Template for After Effects: Wisp
CreationEffects Releases New Template for After Effects: Wisp
Allows creation of particle trails without plug-ins
CreationEffects.com has announced the release of their 37th Visual Effects template for After Effects, “Wisp.” Wisp allows video editors to create 3D trails of particles in After Effects. With 50 wisp presets, the particles can be used to imitate trails of fire, liquid, smoke, ink, sparks, lightning, bubbles, sand, and a variety of abstract shapes. The wisps can follow any moving layer, and they are customizable with easy-to-use controls.
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Propellerhead Becomes Reason Studios & Unveils Reason 11 as a Plugin
Propellerhead Becomes Reason Studios & Unveils Reason 11 as a Plugin
Reason Rack Plugin sets the stage for a new Reason era
Today Propellerhead Software becomes Reason Studios and announces a major update to its flagship music-making software, Reason. Enabling music makers of all major digital audio workstations to plug the Reason Rack into their sessions, Reason 11 includes the Reason Rack Plugin, on top of a number of updates to its standalone music making software.
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Register now for FilmLight's Colour On Stage at IBC2019
Register now for FilmLight's Colour On Stage at IBC2019
Free programme expanded to two days to provide greater opportunities to see industry leaders in finishing demonstrate their craft
FilmLight presents Colour On Stage at IBC2019. At this year’s IBC, FilmLight (stand #7.A45) is hosting the free two-day seminar series, Colour On Stage, on 14-15 September 2019. The event provides an opportunity for visitors to participate in live presentations and discussions with colourists and other creative professionals at the peak of their craft.
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ADG Gallery 800 Presents "Fantastic Voyage"
ADG Gallery 800 Presents "Fantastic Voyage"
Exhibit opens August 31 spotlighting Ooer 60 artists/members of the Art Directors Guild and entertainment industry
The Art Directors Guild's Gallery 800 (ADG, IATSE Local 800) presents FANTASTIC VOYAGE, an exclusive mixed media exhibition celebrating the genres of Sci-Fi, Fantasy & the Metaphysical Realm. The public will have a unique opportunity to meet and mingle with the artists at the exhibit openingand hosted reception atGallery 800 located in the historic North Hollywood Arts District.
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GlobeStream Media live streams USA Softball GOLD National Championships with full range of Blackmagic Design products
GlobeStream Media live streams USA Softball GOLD National Championships with full range of Blackmagic Design products
URSA Broadcast cameras and ATEM Television Studio Pro 4K live production switcher capture and stream more than 500 hours of fiber channel broadcasts
Blackmagic Design today announced that GlobeStream Media live-streamed USA Softball’s GOLD National Championships using a variety of Blackmagic Design products, including URSA Broadcast cameras and an ATEM Television Studio Pro 4K live production switcher, to capture more than 500 hours of fiber channel broadcasts across nine softball fields.
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Hidden Empire Film Group to Receive LMGI 2019 Humanitarian Award
Hidden Empire Film Group to Receive LMGI 2019 Humanitarian Award
The formal ceremony will be held Saturday evening, September 21, 2019, in Santa Monica
The Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) have named Hidden Empire Film Group’s Roxanne Taylor, Deon Taylor and Robert F. Smith as recipients of the 2019 LMGI Humanitarian Award for their philanthropic reach across the globe. The 6th Annual LMGI Awards highlight international features, television and commercials in which the creative use of filming locations set the tone, enrich the character and enhance the narrative. Winners will be revealed during the formal ceremony on Saturday evening, September 21, 2019 at the Eli & Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica, California.
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Alpha Eye Solves Optical Image Distortion in Micro Cameras
Alpha Eye Solves Optical Image Distortion in Micro Cameras
New company bearing distinguished Alpha Image name enters market
A new company with a revered name, Alpha Image, will make its first public appearance at IBC2019 (Amsterdam, 13 – 17 September, stand 6.C28). The company will launch with a simple solution to a common problem: optical distortion in miniature cameras.
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Maxon to Unveil Cinema 4D Release 21 at IBC 2019
Maxon to Unveil Cinema 4D Release 21 at IBC 2019
Top Motion Design Artists Showcase Innovative 3D Workflows on its IBC 2019 Exhibitor Main Stage; Presentations Live Streaming Daily on C4Dlive.com
Maxon, the leading developer of professional 3D modeling, animation and rendering solutions, is excited to return as an exhibitor to the annual IBC Show, the most influential European show in the media and entertainment industry, taking place September 13 – 17, at the RAI Amsterdam. (Hall 7, Stand A59)
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Red Giant Releases Game of Thrones VFX Pt. 2: The Undead Horse
Red Giant Releases Game of Thrones VFX Pt. 2: The Undead Horse
Hashi of Action Movie Kid demonstrates keying and compositing techniques to turn a live horse into a steed worthy of the Night King’s undead army in Red Giant Cheap Tricks episode 9.
Red Giant, creator of filmmaking, visual effects and motion graphics tools, today released the second installment of its multi-part Game of Thrones visual effects tutorial series: how to turn a live horse into a member of the Night King’s undead army. Daniel “Hashi” Hashimoto demonstrates keying and compositing techniques using tools including King Pin Tracker, Spot Clone Tracker and Supercomp from the new Red Giant VFX Suite, to add and track gory effects to a very much alive horse. Watch now and stay tuned for more Cheap Tricks Game of Thrones VFX tutorials.
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Newblue Announces Innovative Update Of Pioneering Video Titling Solution
Newblue Announces Innovative Update Of Pioneering Video Titling Solution
Titler Pro 7 enables video editors of all experience levels to quickly and easily create compelling titles, credits, and animations
NewBlue™, a leader in user-friendly graphics and video titling tools, has revamped its pioneering post-production titling software with a new release designed to help customers elevate the value of their work and speed overall production time.
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C&I Studios Relies on DaVinci Resolve 16 Studio’s Cut Page for Social Media Deliverables
C&I Studios Relies on DaVinci Resolve 16 Studio’s Cut Page for Social Media Deliverables
C&I Studios relies on DaVinci Resolve 16 Studio, including editing, color grading, visual effects and Fairlight audio, as well as shooting Blackmagic RAW with URSA Mini Pro and Pocket Cinema Camera 4K
Blackmagic Design today announced that C&I Studios, a global content creation agency, is using DaVinci Resolve 16 Studio’s new cut page for faster than ever editing. Relying on DaVinci Resolve 16 Studio for end to end post production, including editing, color grading, visual effects (VFX) and Fairlight audio, C&I Studios created a video for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts showcasing one of its signature programs, Turnaround Arts, a school reform effort that transforms priority schools through the strategic use of the arts.
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FUJINON UA107x8.4 To Feature Advanced Focus
FUJINON UA107x8.4 To Feature Advanced Focus
Making Worldwide Debut at BIRTV Exhibition August 21-24 with the Release in the Spring of 2020
Fujifilm is pleased to announce the development of the 4K broadcast lens, the FUJINON UA107X8.4 AF (Advanced Focus), the world’s first box lens that features the Advanced Focus function.*
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FOR-A to Introduce Advanced 12G Technology and Showcase New Live Production Systems Used for College Sports
FOR-A to Introduce Advanced 12G Technology and Showcase New Live Production Systems Used for College Sports
New Optional IP Card for HVS-6000/6000M Vision Mixer Provides 25G I/O Capability
As evidenced with the introduction of new technology that supports uncompressed 12G video streams, FOR-A® continues to push the envelope of what’s possible. At IBC 2019, the company will introduce an optional IP interface card for its 3 M/E HANABI HVS-6000 vision mixer and 2 M/E HANABI HVS-6000M vision mixer that provides 25G input/output capability. FOR-A will also showcase its HANABI HVS-1200, a compact 4K/HD compatible vision mixer that supports 12G-SDI, and the new Envivo Studio – an all-in-one live production system.
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Object Matrix Launches MatrixStore 4.1 at IBC
Object Matrix Launches MatrixStore 4.1 at IBCObject Matrix has launched the latest version of its media-focused object storage solution, MatrixStore. MatrixStore 4.1 features compatibility with more hardware and operating systems, as well as updates to MatrixStore Vision, web administration and monitoring.
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Ross expands Server Product Line with New 4K UHD Production Server
Ross expands Server Product Line with New 4K UHD Production ServerRoss Video is pleased to announce a brand-new addition to the Abekas Tria production server line with the launch of Tria+ UHD at the BIRTV 2019 Exhibition, China International Exhibition Center, Beijing, August 21st-24th.
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Blackmagic Design Live Production Workflow Captures Festival Beauregard
Blackmagic Design Live Production Workflow Captures Festival Beauregard
Blackmagic Design ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K, with an ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel, DeckLink Duo 2, SmartScope Duo 4K, with multiple URSA Broadcast cameras and HyperDeck Studio Minis among gear deployed
Blackmagic Design today announced that a multicamera SMPTE fiber solution, featuring the Blackmagic URSA Broadcast with ATEM Camera Control Panel, was deployed across the main stage at this year's Festival Beauregard, and delivered live coverage of performances by Fatboy Slim, Interpol, Disclosure and more.
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Custom Consoles Completes New Technical Furniture Projects for Radio Télévision Suisse
Custom Consoles Completes New Technical Furniture Projects for Radio Télévision SuisseCustom Consoles announces the completion of technical furniture projects for Radio Télévision Suisse (RTS). These include six desks for a radio news control room at the RTS radio facility in Lausanne. A second Module-R desk for a colour-grading suite plus 22 custom-designed height-adjustable edit suite desks have also been provided at the network's headquarters in Geneva.
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Summer 2019’s Biggest Film Releases Used Blackmagic Design
Summer 2019’s Biggest Film Releases Used Blackmagic DesignBlackmagic Design announced today that a number of the 2019 summer season’s worldwide film releases used numerous Blackmagic Design products during production and post, including its digital film cameras, DaVinci Resolve Studio editing, color correction, visual effects (VFX) and audio post production application, and more. This included some of the biggest blockbusters and expected blockbusters of the summer, such as “John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum,” “Men In Black: International” and “Rocketman.”
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SMPTE Announces Annual Award Recipients for 2019
SMPTE Announces Annual Award Recipients for 2019
Society Will Recognize Honorees During Annual Awards Gala
SMPTE®, the organization that is defining the future of storytelling, today announced the group of industry leaders and innovators who will be honored at this year's SMPTE Awards Gala. Scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 24, the gala and afterparty will serve as the concluding events of the SMPTE 2019 Annual Conference (SMPTE 2019) at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites in downtown Los Angeles. SMPTE Fellow elevations will be conferred at the SMPTE 2019 Fellows Luncheon on Tuesday, Oct. 22.
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AJA I/O Hardware Helps Brainstorm Deliver Flexible, Real-Time Graphics and Virtual Set Solutions
AJA I/O Hardware Helps Brainstorm Deliver Flexible, Real-Time Graphics and Virtual Set Solutions
AJA solutions designed by Brainstorm have been installed in more than 2,500 facilities worldwide run by major broadcasters like RTVE, CNBC, CBS, NHK and RAI
Spanish broadcast specialist company Brainstorm is known for creating sophisticated real-time 3D graphics and virtual set solutions used in broadcast, production and proAV environments around the world. The company, which recently celebrated its 25th year in business, services clients from its Madrid and Valencia headquarters as well as offices in the U.S., Mexico, Singapore and Beijing. To date, its solutions have been installed in more than 2,500 facilities worldwide run by major broadcasters like RTVE, CNBC, CBS, NHK and RAI; regional stations; and content providers in entertainment, sports and drama. When its clients need flexible, reliable audio and video I/O, the company depends on gear AJA gear.
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New Australian Sci Fi Film Quanta Shot on URSA Mini Pro and Graded with DaVinci Resolve
New Australian Sci Fi Film Quanta Shot on URSA Mini Pro and Graded with DaVinci ResolveBlackmagic Design today announced the new sci fi film “Quanta” was shot entirely on an URSA Mini Pro, while grading was done using DaVinci Resolve Studio. The film is one of the first globally distributed films by the new Melbourne based film production company and film collective Raygun, and will begin distribution in the United States and other countries in August.
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Visual Effects Society Announces Special 2019 Honorees
Visual Effects Society Announces Special 2019 Honorees
Distinguished VFX Practitioners to be Recognized at Exclusive Celebration
Today, the Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s global professional honorary society, announced the 2019 inductees into the VES Hall of Fame, the newest Lifetime and Honorary members and this year’s recipient of the VES Founders Award. The names of this year’s VES Fellows will be announced later. The honorees and Hall of Fame inductees will be recognized at a special reception in October.
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Big South Conference Standardizes on JVC ProHD Cameras for ESPN+ Streaming Sports Platform
Big South Conference Standardizes on JVC ProHD Cameras for ESPN+ Streaming Sports Platform
Big South Conference using new JVC ProHD GY-HM850 camcorders for coverage of nine different sports for the ESPN+
JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced the Big South Conference, an NCAA Division 1 collegiate athletic conference, has standardized on ProHD GY-HM850 shoulder-mount camcorders to provide multi-camera coverage of sports for the ESPN+ streaming subscription service.
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Telestream News: Second Generation Wirecast Gear To Launch at IBC
Telestream News: Second Generation Wirecast Gear To Launch at IBC
Highest performing turnkey video streaming production system ever offered in its price range
Telestream®, a global leader in file-based media workflow orchestration, media streaming and delivery technologies, today announced the latest version of Wirecast Gear, a new generation of the company’s award-winning live video streaming production hardware. Powerful, purpose-built, and easy to use, the fully-configured workstation allows anyone to broadcast professional live productions in a matter of minutes. The new Wirecast Gear will be demonstrated for the first time at the upcoming IBC tradeshow (booth 7.C16 & 7.C14) and will start shipping mid-September, 2019.
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American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Accepting Submissions for 34th Annual Television Awards
American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Accepting Submissions for 34th Annual Television Awards
Organization’s 34th Awards Timeline Set
The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) is now accepting entries for the television categories of the 34th Annual ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography. Winners will be announced at the organization’s gala on January 25, 2020, at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland.
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Nina Saxon Celebrates 40th Anniversary in Hollywood as One of Industry's Preeminent Main Title Designers
Nina Saxon Celebrates 40th Anniversary in Hollywood as One of Industry's Preeminent Main Title Designers
The New York Times called Nina Saxon “one of the most sought-after designers in the business.”
Nina Saxon, one of the entertainment industry's leading designers specializing in main and end titles, title sequences, and animated motion graphics logos for major motion pictures, television movies and TV programs, as well as for entertainment production companies, is currently celebrating her 40th Anniversary Year in Hollywood. Concurrently, her newest project – designing the film titles for the upcoming documentary about Paul McCartney entitled “Here, There, and Everywhere,” will mark Saxon’s 350th career title project. Over the span of her 40-year career, Saxon established herself as a pillar of title sequence design, a defining figure of the branded blockbuster film, a logo legend, and a master of painting with light.
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Waves Plugins Power the Sound of Lollapalooza 2019
Waves Plugins Power the Sound of Lollapalooza 2019
Live sound engineers at this year's Lollapalooza explained how Waves tools help them stay one step ahead of tight festival requirements and deliver sensational sound
Plugins from Waves Audio were employed by live-sound engineers for a variety of performers in diverse setups and consoles throughout Lollapalooza 2019. Prominent FOH engineers provided a peek under the hood of their productions, sharing which essential plugins help them create a tight, remarkable-sounding show under challenging festival conditions.
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HPA Honors Robert Legato with Lifetime Achievement Award
HPA Honors Robert Legato with Lifetime Achievement Award
Oscar, BAFTA, and VES Award winner will be honored for his significant creative and technical achievements
The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has announced that Robert Legato, the legendary visual effects supervisor and renowned creative, will receive the organization’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the HPA Awards during a gala evening at the Skirball Center in Los Angeles on November 21st. Now in its 14th year, the HPA Awards recognize creative artistry, innovation and engineering excellence in the media content industry. The Lifetime Achievement Award honors the recipients’ dedication to the betterment of the industry.
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EditShare Announces Its Next Generation of Leadership
EditShare Announces Its Next Generation of Leadership
CEO Conrad Clemson establishes senior leadership team of experienced digital media power players from Cisco, EVS and NBCUniversal to take EditShare through its next stage of growth
On the heels of the majority investment from ParkerGale Capital (May 2019), EditShare®, a technology leader in intelligent storage and media management solutions, is pivoting its rapidly growing business to better serve its customers across emerging cloud, remote production, and media security workflows with seven strategic leadership appointments.
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Exceptional-Condition TV/Film Production Gear from DFS Up for Bid at Auction
Tiger Group to sell still, motion surplus equipment from Digital Film Studios in August 22 online auction
Tiger Group will be conducting an online auction on August 22 of digital cameras, lenses, sliders, follow focuses, matte boxes, conventional lighting, grip, electronics, a box truck, forklift, and accessories no longer needed for the continuing operations of Digital Film Studios (DFS), a full service audio-visual rental company. The company is owned and operated by Dan Toback and Ted Hayash, both with long experience in the field of motion pictures, television commercials, and web and print advertising.
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FilmLight presents Colour On Stage at IBC2019
FilmLight presents Colour On Stage at IBC2019
Free program expanded to two days to provide greater opportunities to see industry leaders in finishing demonstrate their craft, Stand 7.A45
At this year’s IBC, FilmLight (stand #7.A45) is hosting the free two-day seminar series, Colour On Stage, on 14-15 September 2019. The event provides an opportunity for visitors to participate in live presentations and discussions with colourists and other creative professionals at the peak of their craft.
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SMPTE 2019 Technical Conference and Exhibition Line Up Now Available
SMPTE 2019 Technical Conference and Exhibition Line Up Now Available
Reimagined October Event Features New Training Opportunities Along With Technical Sessions, Advanced Technology Exhibitions, and Networking Events
SMPTE®, the organization that is defining the future of storytelling, today announced the full event lineup for the Society's annual technical conference and exhibition, the world's premier forum for the exploration of media and entertainment technology. SMPTE 2019 will be held Oct. 21-24 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites in downtown Los Angeles. Complete information about SMPTE 2019, including a detailed schedule and registration, is available at 2019.smpte.org.
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​“Front and Center” Live Performance Delivered in Ultra HD and HDR with full Blackmagic Design Ultra HD live production workflow
​“Front and Center” Live Performance Delivered in Ultra HD and HDR with full Blackmagic Design Ultra HD live production workflow
Blackmagic gear include ATEM Camera Control Panel, ATEM Television Studio Pro 4K, HyperDeck Studio Pro, HyperDeck Studio 12G, HyperDeck Studio Mini recorders, Blackmagic Web Presenter and a SmartScope Duo 4K monitor
Blackmagic Design today announced that critically acclaimed television concert series “Front and Center” used a full Blackmagic Design Ultra HD live production workflow to produce several episodes of its ninth season, which were live streamed to Facebook Live and delivered in SDR for public television and HDR10 for DIRECTV.
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wTVision Relies on Ultimatte for Augmented Reality Work During Panama Elections
wTVision Relies on Ultimatte for Augmented Reality Work During Panama Elections
Blackmagic Design’s ATEM Television Studio HD live production switcher and more were also used for interactive, real-time updates
Blackmagic Design today announced that Ultimatte, its real time compositing processor, was used by wTVision for augmented reality (AR) production and complete graphics conception during the broadcasts for Panama’s 2019 primaries, parliamentary and presidential elections on TVN. Blackmagic Design’s ATEM Television Studio HD live production switcher and more were also used to create a reliable workflow that kept the country informed, showing real time results, projections and the final outcome of the elections in an interactive way.
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IBC2019: New Cobalt Digital Solutions Support 4K Workflows for Studio and Mobile Applications
IBC2019: New Cobalt Digital Solutions Support 4K Workflows for Studio and Mobile Applications
Product highlights will include its new decoders and encoders, RIST Main Profile, bi-directional SDR/HDR conversion solution for live production, and distribution amplifiers
Cobalt Digital will showcase its card-based 4K and HDR workflow solutions for openGear® frames next month at IBC2019 in Amsterdam (Stand 10.B44). Product highlights will include its new decoders and encoders, RIST Main Profile, bi-directional SDR/HDR conversion solution for live production, and new multiviewers and distribution amplifiers. Plus, the company will debut a new 12G openGear router and RIST gateway solution.
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VFX Legion Creates Visual Effects For ‘The Food That Built America,' History Channel’s Mini-Docudrama
VFX Legion Creates Visual Effects For ‘The Food That Built America,' History Channel’s Mini-Docudrama
Innovative storytelling techniques about visionaries like Milton Hershey, John and Will Kellogg, Henry Heinz, C.W. Post, the McDonalds brothers who built the brands
VFX Legion recently completed a complex mix of visual effects for History Channel’s new docudrama mini-series, ‘The Food that Made America.’ The Burbank-based company worked on every phase of the production, from start to finish. Its team was on-site during locations scouting and on-set during production in New York, all the way through the final delivery of a show open assigned during the eleventh hour of production. Its LA and NY teams provided a full-service approach to producing the wide range of high-quality, cost-effective visual effect that the show demanded.
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AJA Ships KUMO 3232-12G Compact 32x32 12G-SDI Router
AJA Ships KUMO 3232-12G Compact 32x32 12G-SDI Router
32x 12G-SDI inputs and 32x 12G-SDI outputs in a portable 2RU profile for flexible and cost-efficient 12G-SDI routing
AJA Video Systems has started shipping KUMO 3232-12G compact routers, featuring 32x 12G-SDI inputs and 32x 12G-SDI outputs in a portable 2RU profile for flexible and cost-efficient 12G-SDI routing.
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ATTO Technology XstreamCORE ET 8200 SAS to Ethernet Protocol Converter adopted by Spectra Logic
ATTO Technology XstreamCORE ET 8200 SAS to Ethernet Protocol Converter adopted by Spectra Logic
Connects SAS Tape Drives to Ethernet Networks with a Modern Interface and Fibre Channel-like Performance
ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of network and storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments for over 30 years, announced that ATTO XstreamCORE® ET 8200 has been adopted by Spectra Logic as a key component to their Spectra® Swarm solution.
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Cortex v5.2 is now officially certified for Dolby Vision™ CMv2 and CMv4
Cortex v5.2 is now officially certified for Dolby Vision™ CMv2 and CMv4Cortex v5.2 is now officially certified for Dolby Vision™ CMv2 and CMv4 as a mastering tool for assembling, editing, and packaging Dolby Vision™ IMF packages, as well as import/export of separate XML metadata files and rendering embedded MXF files.
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NHL scores with GB Labs
NHL scores with GB LabsGB Labs, innovators of powerful and intelligent media storage solutions for the media and entertainment industries, has announced that North America’s National Hockey League (NHL) has purchased GB Labs’ MiniSPACE SSD 1RU storage system.
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Studio Network Solutions (SNS) ShareBrowser Workflow Extension Brings Better Shared Storage and Media Management Workflows Directly to Final Cut Pro X
Studio Network Solutions (SNS) ShareBrowser Workflow Extension Brings Better Shared Storage and Media Management Workflows Directly to Final Cut Pro X
The new workflow extension brings Studio Network Solutions’ easy-to-use media asset management software directly into Final Cut Pro X to help improve the way teams manage media and interact with shared storage in a collaborative Final Cut Pro X workflow
Studio Network Solutions (SNS), a leading media technology company that enables video teams to securely store, share, and organize media, today announced the release of ShareBrowser for Final Cut Pro X, a workflow extension to help teams improve the way they manage media and interact with shared storage in a collaborative Final Cut Pro X workflow.
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Core SWX announces Extended Runtimes for BMD Pocket 6K
Core SWX announces Extended Runtimes for BMD Pocket 6KWhat exciting news that Blackmagic Design is coming out with the Pocket 6K! As we all were aware with the Pocket 4K model, the battery runtime of an LPE6 was minimal and the reason why the Powerbase Edge became a favorite of many Pocket 4K users in the field. Fortunately, the Powerbase Edge will still be the go-to battery pack with the Pocket 6K as it will power the camera for about 3.5 hours, depending on the use of additional accessories.
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​Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic RAW Speed Test
​Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic RAW Speed Test
Real world performance testing using Blackmagic RAW image decode speeds allows a more accurate way of measuring computer processing speeds
Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic RAW Speed Test, a new performance measurement tool for Mac OS X that tests a computer’s CPU and GPU speeds using full resolution Blackmagic RAW image decodes making it possible for customers to get a real world estimate of their computers performance.
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​Blackmagic Design Announces New UltraStudio 4K Mini
​Blackmagic Design Announces New UltraStudio 4K Mini
Capture, playback, live internet streaming solution for Thunderbolt 3 computers with 12G‑SDI, HDMI, analog video and audio connections
Blackmagic Design today announced UltraStudio 4K Mini, a new capture and playback solution for Thunderbolt 3 computers with 12G‑SDI, HDMI, analog video and audio connections that lets customers build solutions for editing, color grading, live broadcast graphics, archiving from traditional broadcast decks and live internet streaming.
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​Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 16.1
​Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 16.1
Final release of Resolve 16 plus public beta for 16.1 emphasizes speed in the new Cut page to help create the world's fastest editing experience
Blackmagic Design today announced DaVinci Resolve 16.1, a new update to the company’s popular edit, color, visual effects and audio post production software that includes major updates to the new cut page to help create the world’s fastest editor.
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​Blackmagic Design Announces New Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K
​Blackmagic Design Announces New Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K
New handheld digital film camera with a full Super 35 size 6K HDR image sensor, 13 stops of dynamic range, an EF lens mount and dual native ISO up to 25,600
Blackmagic Design today announced the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K, a new handheld digital film camera with a full Super 35 size 6K HDR image sensor, 13 stops of dynamic range, an EF lens mount and dual native ISO up to 25,600 for incredible low light performance. This new model builds on the popularity of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K but has a larger Super 35 sensor size with 6K resolution, allowing higher image quality. The EF lens mount model works with a wide range of lenses from companies such as Canon, Zeiss, Sigma and Schneider.
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AJA Ships Ki Pro GO Multi-Channel H.264 Recorder/Player
AJA Ships Ki Pro GO Multi-Channel H.264 Recorder/Player
Standalone, multi-channel H.264 redundant recorder capable of capturing up to four simultaneous HD or SD channels to affordable, off-the-shelf USB media
u>AJA Video Systems has shipped Ki Pro GO, a standalone, multi-channel H.264 redundant recorder capable of capturing up to four simultaneous HD or SD channels to affordable, off-the-shelf USB media. Portable and genlock free, Ki Pro GO is the ideal workflow solution for live production scenarios including live events, concerts, sports stadiums, corporate, medical, on-set, and beyond.
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Pixelworks TrueCut Brings Cinematic Motion to THE BRAVEST
Pixelworks TrueCut Brings Cinematic Motion to THE BRAVEST
New Film Debuts in TrueCut high frame-rate format across theaters in China
(San Jose, CA--August 7, 2019) Pixelworks, Inc. (NASDAQ: PXLW), a leading provider of advanced visual processing solutions, today announced that the Company’s award-winning TrueCut® platform was used to present “The Bravest,” an action-packed drama. The movie, which premiered in Beijing, grossed box office sales of approximately US$85 million in just six days and is now released in both HDR and SDR theaters across China.
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Sim New York Adds Sound and Picture Resources
Sim New York Adds Sound and Picture Resources
New mix stages, ADR, color suites and editing rooms are tailored toward scripted television workflows
Sim has completed a major expansion of its post production facility in New York City. Additions include three broadcast audio mix suites, one with Dolby Atmos capability, an ADR/VO recording studio, two broadcast color correcting bays and an online editorial finishing bay. The new resources are geared toward scripted television as the facility seeks to support the current boom in broadcast and streaming production. Sim New York is also growing its offline rentals department, which provides onsite editing systems and related technology to film and television productions.
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ShortsTV Honors India's Filmmakers Qualified for Oscar Consideration
ShortsTV Honors India's Filmmakers Qualified for Oscar Consideration
Top Four Finalist Films from the ShortsTV Best of India Short Film Festival; Films Gain Academy Award Consideration Qualification, Exposure and Cash Prize
The winners of the Best of India Film Festival are screening in Los Angeles this week, at the Best of India Short Film Festival presented by ShortsTV™, the world’s only Short Film Channel (www.shorts.tv) and official distributor of the OSCAR® Nominated Short Films. The Best of India Short Film Festival has been established by ShortsTV to honor and recognize the exceptional work of filmmakers from India, and gives these filmmakers the opportunity to qualify for Academy Award consideration.
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Science Channel’s Legends of the Deep Shot with Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K and URSA Mini Pro
Science Channel’s Legends of the Deep Shot with Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K and URSA Mini Pro
Shot with Pocket Cinema Camera 4K and URSA Mini Pro cameras, and then graded with DaVinci Resolve Studio by Marc Bachli of Sim Post Toronto
Blackmagic Design today announced that Canada based Echo Bay Media used two Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4Ks and a Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro on the all new Science Channel series, “Legends of the Deep.” The Pocket Cinema Camera 4Ks captured underwater shots for the aquatic series, and then DaVinci Resolve Studio was used for the final color grade by Marc Bachli of Sim Post Toronto.
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ATTO Technology to Show First of its Kind Thunderbolt 3 to 25GbE Adapter at IBC 2019
ATTO Technology to Show First of its Kind Thunderbolt 3 to 25GbE Adapter at IBC 2019
ATTO ThunderLink® NS 3252 Thunderbolt™ 3 to 25Gb Ethernet adapter and new ATTO 360™ Tuning, Monitoring and Analytics application unveiled at IBC 2019 stand 7.A26
ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of network and storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments for over 30 years, will showcase the new ATTO ThunderLink® NS 3252 Thunderbolt™ 3 to 25Gb Ethernet adapter and unveil the newly developed ATTO 360™ Tuning, Monitoring and Analytics application at IBC 2019 in stand 7.A26.
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G-Technology Teams with Focusrite Systems to Create Workflow Scenarios for Its New Hollywood Studio Experience Center
G-Technology Teams with Focusrite Systems to Create Workflow Scenarios for Its New Hollywood Studio Experience Center
Using the Focusrite Red 4Pre, Clarett 4Pre USB and RedNet X2P audio interfaces, the G-Technology Studio showcases efficient and effective audio signal paths
Look under the hood of any media-technology system and chances are you’ll find critical components made by G-Technology®, a Western Digital brand. G-Technology produces premium external storage products designed for creative pro, photography and A/V markets. When G-Technology wanted to build a demonstration venue that could illustrate to its clientele of Hollywood’s leading audio/video content creators, producers and engineers, it turned to several products from Focusrite, including the Red 4Pre 58-In / 64-Out Thunderbolt™ 2 and Pro Tools | HD™ compatible audio interface; Clarett 4Pre USB 2.0 interface, and RedNet X2P 2x2 Dante™ audio interface, as the way to move audio efficiently and demonstrate to customers effectively.
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The Colonie's Vertical Campaign For Porsche Garners Two Telly Awards
The Colonie's Vertical Campaign For Porsche Garners Two Telly Awards
The Forward-Thinking Approach and Full-Service Capabilities of The Chicago-Based Company’s Pioneering Social Media Division Earns Its Team Silver Wins for its ‘Use of the Vertical Format’ & ‘Creative Editing’ at the 40th Annual Telly Awards
The Colonie’s work on the Porsche vertical advertising campaign, ‘Curves,' was recognized by this year’s Telly Awards with silver wins in the Social Media category for ‘Use of the Vertical Format’ as well as 'Editing.’ The Chicago-based editorial and postproduction company’s Social Media Director, Jimmy Helm and Creative Director Jennifer Moody collaborated with Cramer-Krasselt on the project.
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FOR-A Brings Top Tech for Live Event Production to Austin
FOR-A Brings Top Tech for Live Event Production to Austin
Including Signal Processor for Image Conversion during Global Sports Broadcasts and Replay System Deployed by Coaches and Gaming Networks
FOR-A will showcase its latest range of live production technology this week at the Texas Association of Broadcasters (TAB) show, August 7-8 in Austin, Texas (Booth 517). At their stand will be some of the latest gear used for studio production and live events, including some of the world’s most high-profile sporting events.
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New Latching USB 3.0 Cable Assemblies from L-com Address Heavy Vibration Applications
New Latching USB 3.0 Cable Assemblies from L-com Address Heavy Vibration Applications
Cables feature a latching mechanism on the Type-A male connector that ensures a secure, strong connection
L-com, an Infinite Electronics brand and a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that it has introduced a new series of latching USB 3.0 cables. These cables feature a latching mechanism on the Type-A male connector that ensures a secure, strong connection.
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URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 Delivers Ultra HD Coverage for Defqon.1 Dance Festival
URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 Delivers Ultra HD Coverage for Defqon.1 Dance Festival
Six camera setup based upon the URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 and PL optics and ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K for Ultra HD live production of Dutch dance fest
Blackmagic Design today announced that Dutch hardstyle dance festival Defqon.1 relied on a live production workflow featuring the URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 and ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K for Ultra HD live production.
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ATTO Technology and Cisco Systems Certify 32Gb Fibre Channel SAN Solutions
ATTO Technology and Cisco Systems Certify 32Gb Fibre Channel SAN Solutions
Meets and exceeds bandwidth needed to support multiple streams of 8K, 4K and HDR video
ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage, network connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments for over 30 years, is proud to announce that ATTO Celerity™ 32Gb Fibre Channel HBAs are certified with Cisco Systems MDS 9000 switches.
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Park Pictures Signs German Director Bernd Faass
Park Pictures Signs German Director Bernd Faass
Bernd has directed commercial campaigns for clients including Mercedes, Lidl, Bosch, Sparkasse, Somfy and Porsche
Park Pictures announces the signing of German director Bernd Faass for UK and US representation, born and raised in southern Germany and a graduate of the prestigious Film Academy BadenWürttemberg. A highly technical director with strong comedic, performance and casting skills and an eye for visual effects, Bernd writes and directs “peculiar films about life, the universe and everything else”.
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Picrow Signs Director Sara Shelton
Picrow Signs Director Sara Shelton
Driving force behind content for such top brands as Sprint, Xfinity, Walmart, Johnsonville Sausages, Country Time Lemonade, Hormel, Sugar Mutts Rescue and IHOP, among numerous others
Award-winning production studio Picrow has signed director Sara Shelton for her first U.S. commercial representation. Shelton is a writer and director with a truthful approach to comedy that shines a light on the inherent humor found in real life situations. Her keen eye for detail and passion for performance-driven work has been the driving force behind content for such top brands as Sprint, Xfinity, Walmart, Johnsonville Sausages, Country Time Lemonade, Hormel, Sugar Mutts Rescue and IHOP, among numerous others.
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