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American Society of Cinematographers Sets Awards Date and Opens Submissions for Television Competition
American Society of Cinematographers Sets Awards Date and Opens Submissions for Television CompetitionThe American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) will celebrate the 35th ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards on April 18, 2021. The annual ceremony will be streamed live from the ASC Clubhouse in Hollywood, with plans for a simultaneous in-person component to be determined at a later date.
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Special Edition of the In the Hub Podcast - 'The Future of Sports Broadcasting' Out NOW - Featuring Oliver Slipper!
Special Edition of the In the Hub Podcast - 'The Future of Sports Broadcasting' Out NOW - Featuring Oliver Slipper!Playbox Technology has released the eighth episode of the In the Hub Podcast today - "The Future of Sports Broadcasting" with special special guest Oliver Slipper. Oli is a former pro cricketer, founder of Perform and current Chairman of Pitch International, a leading sports marketing agency.
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Horror film The Cleansing Hour Uses Blackmagic Design in Production and Post
Horror film The Cleansing Hour Uses Blackmagic Design in Production and PostBlackmagic Design announced today that “The Cleansing Hour,” starring Ryan Guzman, Kyle Gallner and Alix Angelis, utilized Blackmagic cameras, ATEM switchers and converters in production, as well as DaVinci Resolve Studio in post production, to create the unique show within a show horror film.
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Rise North America Appoints Co-Chair and Launches First Event
Rise North America Appoints Co-Chair and Launches First EventThe Rise advocacy group for women in broadcast announced today that its North American chapter formed earlier in 2020 by Serena Harris, Sales Director at Annex Pro, has appointed Meghan Ross, Director of Global Channel Marketing at EditShare as co-chair. Additionally, Rise North America will be presenting its first event, an ‘In Conversation With’ webinar featuring Sandy Nasseri, CEO of MelroseINC on October 20, 2020.
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ATTO Technology Showcases NetApp Data Fabric Connectivity Concurrent with NetApp INSIGHT 2020
ATTO Technology Showcases NetApp Data Fabric Connectivity Concurrent with NetApp INSIGHT 2020ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of network and storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments for over 30 years, announced today they will feature NetApp® solutions on an ATTO NetApp INSIGHT 2020 event page October 26-29, 2020.
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SNS Showcases Remote Video Editing Tools at Adobe MAX 2020
SNS Showcases Remote Video Editing Tools at Adobe MAX 2020Studio Network Solutions (SNS), the world leader in workflow storage servers for professional media teams, will showcase EVO’s remote server workflow solutions and proxy editing tools at Adobe® MAX—The Creativity Conference on October 20-22, 2020.
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Bluefish444 adds KRONOS K8 support for Avid Media Composer and Avid Pro Tools with Windows 2020.14.1 Install Package
Bluefish444 adds KRONOS K8 support for Avid Media Composer and Avid Pro Tools with Windows 2020.14.1 Install Package
Multi-channel 4K/UHD output from Avid products with Bluefish KRONOS K8
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the professional video industry’s highest-quality uncompressed video interface cards and signal converters, announces support for its KRONOS K8 multi-channel 4K/UHD SDI card with Avid Media Composer® and Avid Pro Tools® 2020 content creation software tools via the latest Bluefish Windows 2020.14.1 installer package.
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AJA Joins SRT Alliance
AJA Joins SRT Alliance
Membership reinforces AJA’s commitment to advancing workflows for high quality, low latency video streaming over the internet via technology like its new SRT-supported BRIDGE LIVE
AJA Video Systems today announced that it has joined the Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) Alliance, an open-source initiative dedicated to overcoming the challenges of low-latency video streaming. An extension of AJA’s mission to meet increasing customer demand for secure, reliable streaming video pipelines across a host of industries, the announcement follows AJA’s recent launch of BRIDGE LIVE, a new multi-channel live video encoding, decoding, streaming, and transcoding solution featuring support for SRT.
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Nathalie Schwarz appointed Vice Chair of IABM
Nathalie Schwarz appointed Vice Chair of IABM
International Broadcast and Media association welcomes widely experienced broadcast, media and digital executive
IABM, the international trade association for broadcast and media technology suppliers, today announced the appointment of Nathalie Schwarz to the role of Vice Chair of the Association. Nathalie’s appointment follows the retirement of Graham Pitman from the role in August this year having served the Association with great distinction for the last nine years.
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ProRes RAW gains momentum with added features and workflow enhancements in Adobe Premiere Pro
ProRes RAW gains momentum with added features and workflow enhancements in Adobe Premiere ProAtomos has led the ProRes RAW charge in 2020 releasing a barrage of ProRes RAW recording combinations together with partners like Sony, Panasonic, Nikon, Z-Cam, FujiFilm and Sigma. Over this time, ProRes RAW has been steadily gaining momentum with more than 20 camera models now available and an ever-increasing array of controls available in editing and grading.
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Cooke highlights /i technology for full frame shooting
Cooke highlights /i technology for full frame shooting
How /i technology provides a powerful method to help retain focus while shooting full frame with Cinematography Electronics’ market leading CINETAPE 2
One of the focuses for Cooke Optics for the remaining months of 2020 will be on demonstrating to its customers how its /i technology enables new technical solutions to age old problems. And few problems have been given as much of a twist in recent years as the problem of keeping focus while shooting full frame.
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CJP Broadcast Live HD Sports Production System Powers Hereford FC Live Stream TV
CJP Broadcast Live HD Sports Production System Powers Hereford FC Live Stream TVCJP Broadcast has been chosen by Hereford Football Club as its technology and production partner for the 2020/21 season. CJP will be providing the club with the system, crewing, streaming platform and paywall. This will deliver a complete multicamera HD live sports production service to Bulls fans both home and abroad, as well as for the away fans for every home league fixture. CJP will also be covering all home cup fixtures for domestic fans only where the rights owner is not covering the games on terrestrial or satellite.
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Media Links Showcases 100G IP Eco-System at Virtual NAB NY 2020
Media Links Showcases 100G IP Eco-System at Virtual NAB NY 2020
Designed to Address Expanding Requirements for Remote & Distributed Production Applications
Media Links, manufacturer, and pioneer in Media over IP transport technology, announces that it will be showcasing its 100G Eco-system at the upcoming virtual NAB NY show, held from October 19-29, 2020.
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TVU Networks to Demo New TVU Partyline Cloud-Based Tool for Live Production, Virtual Press Conferences and Group Fan Engagement at NAB Show New York
TVU Networks to Demo New TVU Partyline Cloud-Based Tool for Live Production, Virtual Press Conferences and Group Fan Engagement at NAB Show New YorkTVU Networks, the market and technology leader in cloud and IP-based live video solutions, will demo its new TVU Partyline collaborative solution on Oct. 20 at 1:15 p.m. ET during the virtual 2020 NAB Show New York. As an exhibitor in the show’s virtual NAB Marketplace exhibit hall, TVU will also have representatives available for live online chats during the show from Oct. 20-23.
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ACCESS:VFX launches new Oceania chapter in Australia and New Zealand
ACCESS:VFX launches new Oceania chapter in Australia and New Zealand
Global non-profit organization ACCESS:VFX expands to New Zealand and Australia to promote diversity in visual effects, animation and games
ACCESS:VFX, an industry-led non-profit coalition of leading visual effects (VFX), animation and games studios, today announced the launch of a new chapter in Australia and New Zealand called AccessVFX:Oceania. Following the recent successful launch of its U.S. West Coast chapter, the global non-profit organization is building upon its mission to promote diversity within the VFX industry by expanding to Australia and New Zealand.
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Valley Film Festival Announces 20th Anniversary Festival Opening Film TAKE ME TO TARZANA
Valley Film Festival Announces 20th Anniversary Festival Opening Film TAKE ME TO TARZANAThe Valley Film Festival announced today that Take Me to Tarzana will be presented as the 2020 festival’s Opening Night Film at Regency 16 at The Plant in Van Nuys. The presentation will mark the official world premiere for the film that won the Gold Remi Award for Best Feature Comedy at the 53rd Worldfest-Houston (whose jury named top films, though the fest itself was postponed).
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Vizrt streamlines editing workflow capabilities for Viz Story 2 and Viz One 7 and Adobe Premiere Pro
Vizrt streamlines editing workflow capabilities for Viz Story 2 and Viz One 7 and Adobe Premiere ProVizrt, the world’s leading provider of software-defined visual storytelling tools for media content creators (#SDVS), continues to add more powerful video editing capabilities into media production workflows with expanded integration for Adobe® Premiere® Pro. Editing is placed at the center of creative workflows with the newest releases of the Viz Story easy editing tool and the Viz One production workflow manager to better meet the needs of editorial staff.
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Telestream Acquires EcoDigital
Telestream Acquires EcoDigitalTelestream, in a strategic move that highlights the company’s sustained growth ambitions, has announced its acquisition of EcoDigital (formerly known as Front Porch Digital). Telestream, a portfolio company of Genstar Capital, is a vertical market software business focused on the video space and is a global leader in media workflow orchestration, media streaming and delivery technologies. The deal to acquire EcoDigital has been completed.
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Dan Dugan to Receive Engineering Emmy®
Dan Dugan to Receive Engineering Emmy®Dan Dugan, the inventor of the automatic microphone mixer, will be awarded an Emmy® at the upcoming 72nd Engineering Emmy Awards. His award, for “Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development”, honors his invention of gain sharing automixing technology and will be presented in a live-streamed ceremony on Thursday, October 29.
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Z-HD5500 Cameras from Hitachi Kokusai Help Boitnott Visual Communications Impress Discerning Live Event Clientele
Z-HD5500 Cameras from Hitachi Kokusai Help Boitnott Visual Communications Impress Discerning Live Event Clientele
Flawless handling of LED backgrounds and native 1080p acquisition elevate IMAG and archiving quality for live event production experts
Boitnott Visual Communications (BVC), based in Virginia, provides turnkey design, staging and live production services for corporate meetings and special events across the United States. When the company upgraded its camera technology last year to meet increasing client expectations, they chose Z-HD5500 cameras from Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) to deliver the visual quality gains and operational benefits they sought.
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FOR-A’S Integrated Approach Addresses Unique Production Needs Required by Houses of Worship
FOR-A’S Integrated Approach Addresses Unique Production Needs Required by Houses of Worship
Best-of-Breed Switching, Graphics, Playback and Production Tools Combine in Intuitive and Powerful System
FOR-A has combined select products into an integrated, “best of breed” system designed specifically for houses of worship. The volunteer-friendly, intuitive approach is ideally suited for I-MAG and streaming applications. The package is comprised of video production switchers, servers, graphics, playout, and all-in-one production systems.
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AES Show Student Week Sets Sights on Education and Career Advancement, October 19 – 23, as Part of AES Audio Engineering Month Events
AES Show Student Week Sets Sights on Education and Career Advancement, October 19 – 23, as Part of AES Audio Engineering Month Events
New virtual format allows for a broader range of students and educators to connect in innovative ways during dedicated Student Week events
The Audio Engineering Society, working in a new virtual environment to educate and promote advances in audio science and technology, invites students and educators to attend the AES Show Student Week, being held October 19 – 23 as part of its Audio Engineering Month events.
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HPA Industry Recovery Task Force Sets Date and Panelists for Virtual Global Town Hall
HPA Industry Recovery Task Force Sets Date and Panelists  for Virtual Global Town Hall
Third outing for virtual gathering of industry experts takes place on October 21, 2020
The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has announced the panelists for the latest in its series of Industry Recovery Task Force Virtual Global Town Halls, which will take place on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 from 11 AM to 12:30 PM PDT.
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SmallHD Indie 7 Smart Monitor: Creative Control for Filmmakers on an Independent Budget
SmallHD Indie 7 Smart Monitor: Creative Control for Filmmakers on an Independent BudgetCreative Solutions has announced a new addition to its SmallHD product lineup. The Indie 7 debuts this month as an entry-level member of their Smart 7 monitor family, further expanding creative control for filmmakers in need of a reliable touchscreen field monitor.
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Coca-Cola Commercial Shot on Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 and Graded with DaVinci Resolve by Beh Jing Qiang from Film Troop Post
Coca-Cola Commercial Shot on Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 and Graded with DaVinci Resolve by Beh Jing Qiang from Film Troop PostBlackmagic Design today announced that Malaysia’s colorist Beh Jing Qiang used DaVinci Resolve Studio to grade a new Coca-Cola commercial, which was also shot using Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 and Blackmagic RAW.
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1606 Studio and Caruso Company Forge Strategic Alliance
1606 Studio and Caruso Company Forge Strategic Alliance
Production company and editorial boutique formalize a long-standing relationship that has produced work for numerous agencies and brands.
Caruso Company, a Bay Area production company, and creative editorial boutique 1606 Studio have formed a joint alliance to provide agencies and brands with one- stop solutions for advertising, branded content and other media projects. The agreement builds on a strong history of collaboration between the two companies that includes projects for OXIGEN Water, University of Arizona Health Sciences and Norton Utilities.
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Motion Impossible Announces US Market Opening
Motion Impossible Announces US Market Opening
The creators of the AGITO, the world's first modular remote dolly, partner with AbelCine to provide sales and support for its solutions to US customers
Motion Impossible, the modular remote dolly systems and camera stabilisers manufacturer, has announced the opening of its US division. To ensure the best on-the-ground support, the company has formed a partnership with AbelCine, the industry
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Spain’s MR Factory Delivers Real Time Virtual Production with Blackmagic Design
Spain’s MR Factory Delivers Real Time Virtual Production with Blackmagic DesignBlackmagic Design today announced that MR Factory has deployed six URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 cameras, each paired with an Ultimatte 12 compositing processor, as the live action element of its 4K virtual production system.
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NAB Show New York Presents Session on Light and Sound Techniques Used in Amy Seimetz’s ‘She Dies Tomorrow’
NAB Show New York Presents Session on Light and Sound Techniques Used in Amy Seimetz’s ‘She Dies Tomorrow’
Crew behind the thriller will discuss creating the aesthetic of horror with light and sound.
NAB Show New York will explore the use of sound and picture finishing to create suspense and emotional tension in feature films. The creative team behind Neon’s “She Dies Tomorrow” will participate in a panel discussion on Friday, October 23. The session will be available on NAB Show New York's main stage channel.
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PBS39/WLVT-TV Chooses PlayBox Neo for Phase 3 Expansion
PBS39/WLVT-TV Chooses PlayBox Neo for Phase 3 Expansion
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PBS39/WLVT-TV, part of Lehigh Valley Public Media based in Pennsylvania, has chosen a dual channel PlayBox Neo playout system for the third phase of the infrastructure expansion project which it commenced in Q4 2017. This latest phase includes the integration of an AirBox Neo platform with TitleBox Neo software which will be used for graphics and channel branding.
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LOGIC media solutions Integrates Leader LT4611 into IP Demo System
LOGIC media solutions Integrates Leader LT4611 into IP Demo SystemLOGIC media solutions, broadcast industry solutions provider, has integrated a Leader LT4611 video sync and PTP reference generator into a mobile IP demonstration system based at the company's headquarters at Bickenbach, southern Germany. The system will be used to detail the advantages of IP based video and audio systems compared with traditional SDI technology.
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Carbon welcomes VFX Supervisor extraordinaire Tobey Lindback
Carbon welcomes VFX Supervisor extraordinaire Tobey LindbackVFX Supervisor Tobey Lindback is bringing his sharply honed skills and two decades of experience to creative studio, Carbon . The VFX craftsman spent the last ten years at The Mill, Psyop and MPC, leading high profile creative work for the likes of Audi, Budweiser, Mercedes, Mountain Dew, Nike and PlayStation.
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ftrack officially launches Unreal Engine and Unity plugins for ftrack Studio
ftrack officially launches Unreal Engine and Unity plugins for ftrack Studioftrack, developer of project management and media review software for the creative industry, today announces official availability of the Unreal Engine and Unity plugins for ftrack Studio. The Unreal Engine and Unity plugins come as standard with any ftrack Studio subscription.
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ASC Master Classes Resume as a Virtual Experience
ASC Master Classes Resume as a Virtual ExperienceThe American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) announces the return of its popular ASC Master Class series as a virtual offering. The newly configured course consists of a three-day online seminar with live interactions and Q&A discussions.
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New Komodo 6K S35 Camera System Now Available From RED Digital Cinema
New Komodo 6K S35 Camera System Now Available  From RED Digital CinemaRED DIGITAL CINEMA®’s new KOMODO™ 6K camera system is now available to order. The highly anticipated KOMODO 6K comes to market after extensive engineering to incorporate production-tested innovations, including a breakthrough global shutter sensor (27.03mm x 14.26mm) that maintains RED’s high standard of image quality and dynamic range.
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Telestream Announces New Frame.io Integration in Vantage
Telestream Announces New Frame.io Integration in Vantage
Leading workflow management system meets leading cloud-based collaboration platform for video
Telestream®, a leading provider of workflow automation, media processing, quality monitoring and test and measurement solutions for the production and distribution of video, today announced a new option for the Vantage media processing platform that enables direct publishing to Frame.io’s cloud-based collaborative platform.
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Done & Dusted Produce Emmy® Spot For Kia Motors America Using Blackmagic 12K Cameras
Done & Dusted Produce Emmy® Spot For Kia Motors America Using Blackmagic 12K CamerasBlackmagic Design announced today that the Kia Motors America spot titled “Emmys® Delivery Training,” created as the introduction to the 72nd Emmy Awards broadcast, was shot entirely with Blackmagic Design cameras, and is one of the first projects shot extensively using the new Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 12K camera.
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Cineom Delivers Custom Real-Time Virtual Production Solutions Powered by AJA Corvid I/O Cards
Cineom Delivers Custom Real-Time Virtual Production Solutions Powered by AJA Corvid I/O CardsCineom, as India’s leading media solutions company and systems integrator, has provided its expertise to the M&E industry for more than 20 years. With a team of technology evangelists that design innovative end-to-end solutions for live broadcast and post production, the company delivers complete setups for a range of clients across traditional and emerging markets.
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California Based Emmy® Nominees Live Streamed Using Pocket Cinema Camera 6K and ATEM Mini Pro
California Based Emmy® Nominees Live Streamed Using Pocket Cinema Camera 6K and ATEM Mini ProBlackmagic Design today announced that 26 of this year’s Emmy® Award nominees who live or were located in California were live streamed into the telecast of the 72nd Emmys using kits built around Pocket Cinema Camera 6K and ATEM Mini Pro switchers. The kits were built by Los Angeles based C Mount Inc as part of the first virtual, nationally telecast Emmy ceremonies, which brought together nominees in 20 cities and 10 countries.
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Camera Operators ‘Level Up’ With New Sachtler Aktiv™, the World’s Fastest Fluid Head
Camera Operators ‘Level Up’ With New Sachtler Aktiv™, the World’s Fastest Fluid Head
Fast Just Got Faster – From the Brand that Created the World’s Fastest Tripod Comes the Fluid Head Built for Speed.
Sachtler®, a leading manufacturer of camera support systems and accessories for broadcast and cinematography, today announced the launch of a new fluid head product range designed to make camera operators faster than ever.
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ATTO Technology Features Multiple Dell and ATTO Solutions on Dell Technologies World 2020 Event Page
ATTO Technology Features Multiple Dell and ATTO Solutions on Dell Technologies World 2020 Event Page
Includes Solutions for Ethernet and tape storage plus ATTO 360 Tuning Software with performance-enhancing Dell EMC storage profiles
ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage, network connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments for over 30 years, will showcase industry-leading, certified connectivity for Dell storage, workstation, and tape archive products on their Dell Technologies World 2020 event page October 21-22, 2020.
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Oxford City FC Achieves Live Stream TV Success with CJP Broadcast
Oxford City FC Achieves Live Stream TV Success with CJP Broadcast
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Oxford City FC is the latest in a growing list of UK football clubs extending their visibility via live-stream television. The club's first National League South game of the 2020/21 season, on Tuesday October 6th, was captured and transmitted by a technical team and production crew from CJP Broadcast.
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Engineering Emmy® awarded to RE:Vision Effects
Engineering Emmy® awarded to RE:Vision EffectsRE:Vision Effects, Inc. is pleased to announce it has been awarded an Engineering Emmy by the Television Academy for exceptional engineering developments for our visual effects and video processing software. The Engineering Emmy Awards ceremony will stream live on Emmys.com on Thursday, Oct. 29, at 5:00 p.m. PDT.
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Universal Publishing Production Music Debuts New Label RE|COVERED
Universal Publishing Production Music Debuts New Label RE|COVEREDUniversal Publishing Production Music (UPPM), the global leader in production music, today announced the launch of new label ‘RE|COVERED’ which features artfully reimagined cover versions of classic hits and hidden gems from the vaults of popular music.
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HBO’s Huracán Shot with URSA Mini Pro 4.6K
HBO’s Huracán Shot with URSA Mini Pro 4.6KBlackmagic Design today announced that the new psychological thriller “Huracán” was shot using a Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6K digital film camera. Premiering this month on HBO and available to stream on HBO Max, the film was also graded with DaVinci Resolve Studio.
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Nuke wins the Engineering Emmy Award
Nuke wins the Engineering Emmy AwardFoundry, the leading developer of creative software for the media and entertainment industries, today announces that Nuke, its industry-leading compositing tool, will be honored with an Engineering Emmy® Award by the Television Academy on 29 October 2020.
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SMPTE Hollywood Section’s ASK A HOLLYWOOD EXPERT to Feature Mastering Engineer Jett Galindo
SMPTE Hollywood Section’s ASK A HOLLYWOOD EXPERT to Feature Mastering Engineer Jett Galindo
Ongoing webinar series offers behind-the-scenes career advice from the entertainment industry’s brightest young minds
SMPTE Hollywood will feature mastering engineer and vinyl cutter Jett Galindo in the next edition of its webinar series Career Advice: Ask a Hollywood Expert. Based at the renowned studio The Bakery, Galindo has worked on albums for artists as diverse as Barbra Streisand, Haley Reinhart, Weezer and the La La Land OST.
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Durable Goods Signs Director Christina Xing
Durable Goods Signs Director Christina XingDurable Goods, a Venice, CA-based production company, has signed director and editor Christina Xing for U.S. commercial representation. Studying filmmaking and perfecting her craft from a Gen Z perspective has allowed her to develop a fresh vision for representing underrepresented voices in ways that reverberate with modern youth culture.
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SMPTE Releases Program for SMPTE 2020: GAME ON
SMPTE Releases Program for SMPTE 2020: GAME ON
Interactive Remote Conference Format Offers Peer-Reviewed Technical Paper Presentations, Training, and Networking Events, Plus a Live Esports Competition
SMPTE® today unveiled the program for SMPTE 2020: "Game On", an interactive and immersive remote technical conference experience extending from Nov. 10 to 12. Throughout the three-day conference experience, attendees can join live technical presentations, practical hands-on training, keynote presentations, partner programming, product and technology demonstrations, moderated roundtable discussions, and virtual panels, with continual access to a host of on-demand content.
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AJA Joins Panasonic KAIROS Alliance and Announces IP ST 2110 Mini-Converters Compatibility with KAIROS Live Production Platform
AJA Joins Panasonic KAIROS Alliance and Announces IP ST 2110 Mini-Converters Compatibility with KAIROS Live Production PlatformAJA Video Systems has joined Panasonic’s KAIROS Alliance Partners program as a verified hardware partner for the new KAIROS IP live video production platform. AJA’s versatile product range of IP ST 2110 Mini-Converters are compatible with KAIROS via simple integration, including transmitter and receiver models IPT-10G2-HDMI, IPT-10G2-SDI, IPR-10G2-HDMI and IPR-10G2-SDI.
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CHESA Hires Industry Veteran K. Douglas Price to Head Up Sales for the Central Region of the U.S.
CHESA Hires Industry Veteran K. Douglas Price to Head Up Sales for the Central Region of the U.S.CHESA is delighted to announce that they have hired K. Douglas Price to head up sales for the Central United States. CHESA’s continued expansion into the Central US region further solidifies their focus on expanding their physical footprint across the United States including Rocky Mountain, Los Angeles, New York, DC, Virginia, Baltimore and a Federal Division.
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TVU Networks Launches Turnkey Production Package with Camera Crews and Live Pool Feeds for Broadcasters Looking to Cover U.S. Presidential Race Remotely
TVU Networks Launches Turnkey Production Package with Camera Crews and Live Pool Feeds for Broadcasters Looking to Cover U.S. Presidential Race Remotely
COVID Travel Restrictions and Distancing Requirements Make for Challenging Production Environment; TVU Offers Complete Elections Solution
TVU Networks, the market and technology leader in cloud and IP-based live video solutions, has announced a turnkey production package for broadcasters looking to cover the U.S. Presidential 2020 election remotely without sacrificing reporting or technical quality.
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Renewed Vision ProPresenter Enables Engaging Interactive 4K Presentations at the ASTROLab
Renewed Vision ProPresenter Enables Engaging Interactive 4K Presentations at the ASTROLab
Robust software enables smooth, high-resolution media experiences at astronomy activity center
Located in the stunning landscape of Mont-Mégantic National Park in southern Québec, the ASTROLab offers visually-rich, interactive presentations designed to engage and educate visitors about astronomy. When the ASTROLab upgraded its theater to 4K projection last year, it turned to the ProPresenter live presentation software from Renewed Vision to provide smooth and reliable playback of video and images from the center’s vast media library.
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AJA FS-HDR v4.0 Introduces New Colorfront Engine TV-Mode, v1.4 BBC HLG LUTs
AJA FS-HDR v4.0 Introduces New Colorfront Engine TV-Mode, v1.4 BBC HLG LUTsAJA Video Systems today announced free v4.0 firmware for the FS-HDR real-time HDR/WCG converter and frame synchronizer featuring a new Colorfront Engine™ TV Mode, v1.4 BBC HLG LUTs, and more.
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Cartoni unveils new supports for added capability and versatility in the use of PTZ cameras
Cartoni unveils new supports for added capability and versatility in the use of PTZ cameras
New supports were created in response to new demands for remote video production and automated image gathering for studios, classrooms, and more
The effects of the global pandemic continue to impact the film and video industry, either halting production due to new infections or forcing talent to broadcast from their homes or with smaller crews. One of the consistent needs that have emerged is that of social distancing during video production and, by extension, the emerging need for remote video production and automated image gathering.
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Visual Effects Society Announces Special 2020 Honorees
Visual Effects Society Announces Special 2020 Honorees
Distinguished VFX Practitioners to be Recognized This Fall
The Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s global professional honorary society, today announced the Society’s newest Honorary Members, VES Fellows and inductees into the VES Hall of Fame. The honorees and Hall of Fame inductees will be recognized at a virtual celebration in the coming weeks. Don Iwerks, Greg Jein and the late Ron Cobb were named Honorary Members.
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Cooke Optics Anamorphic/i Lenses Help Bring Big Blockbuster Look to Legacy of Lies
Cooke Optics Anamorphic/i Lenses Help Bring Big Blockbuster Look  to Legacy of Lies
Perfectly matched primes and zoom give cinematographer Simon Rowling the perfect anamorphic look
Cinematographer Simon Rowling tested a number of anamorphic lenses for Writer/Director Adrian Bol’s Legacy of Lies to get the perfect anamorphic look without distracting the audience from the on-screen story. The Cooke Optics Anamorphic/i range of prime lenses and a 4:1 Anamorphic/i zoom gave Rowling and Bol the exact look they were hoping to get.
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Indie Feature Beckman Uses Pocket Cinema Camera 4K and DaVinci Resolve Studio
Indie Feature Beckman Uses Pocket Cinema Camera 4K and DaVinci Resolve StudioBlackmagic Design announced today that the revenge action thriller “Beckman,” starring David A. R. White, Billy Baldwin, Jeff Fahey, Burt Young and Brighton Sharbino, was shot on the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K using Blackmagic RAW, and graded in DaVinci Resolve Studio.
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Jean-Luc George van Eeckhoutte Joins Hiltron
Jean-Luc George van Eeckhoutte Joins HiltronHiltron Communications, a globally active satellite system integrator, manufacturer and distributor, announces a new addition to its management team with the appointment of Jean-Luc George van Eeckhoutte as Sales Manager for the EMEA region. He brings nearly 20 years of experience to the role and joins from RF technology company Spinner GmbH.
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ausbiz Reinvents Financial News with Journalist-Driven Production Powered by Vizrt Tools and NDI®
ausbiz Reinvents Financial News with Journalist-Driven Production  Powered by Vizrt Tools and NDI®
Australian business channel’s IP-based NDI® infrastructure allows journalists to create stories from start to finish, reducing complexity, getting content published faster
Vizrt announced today that ausbiz, a business and financial news channel based in Australia, has embraced Vizrt studio automation and graphics tools in their journalist-driven production workflow. Within a year of launching, ausbiz has become the leading provider of live news and video-on-demand covering Australian business, markets, economy, and startups.
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Matrox Monarch HD Graduates at the Top of its Class at the University of North Florida
Matrox Monarch HD Graduates at the Top of its Class at the University of North Florida
The University of North Florida leverages the versatile, easy-to-use Monarch HD encoder to record distance learning lectures and stream commencement ceremonies
Few events in a university student's experience are more highly-anticipated than their graduation ceremony. For graduates, there's nothing quite like receiving a diploma and getting to toss your mortarboard in the air to celebrate the culmination of years' worth of coursework, staying up all night studying, and making memories with friends.
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Malaysia’s Merdeka Race 2020 Streams Live Four-wheel Race Coverage to Fans Across the Globe with AJA HELO
Malaysia’s Merdeka Race 2020 Streams Live Four-wheel Race Coverage to Fans Across the Globe with AJA HELOFor four-wheel motorsports fans in Malaysia, Malaysian National Independence Day signals the start of the local racing season as drivers rev up their engines to compete in the annual Merdeka Race at the Sepang International Circuit. Though circumstances prevented spectators from cheering on their favorite drivers in the stands this past August, the event organizers developed a plan to ensure no one would miss out on the high-stakes action.
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Next-generation SMPTE VC-6 video production codec standard published
Next-generation SMPTE VC-6 video production codec standard publishedV-Nova, a leading provider of video compression solutions, has announced that after a comprehensive peer review process, the VC-6 video codec has now been fully ratified and published by the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE).
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Live Streaming and Video Production Guidebook Released to Help Amateurs Gain Studio-Level Skills
Live Streaming and Video Production Guidebook Released to Help Amateurs Gain Studio-Level Skills
“The Unofficial Guide to vMix” Available Immediately
"The Unofficial Guide to vMix,” a book focused on uncovering live video production with vMix software – one of the most powerful video production solutions available for live streaming, recording and IP video connectivity – is now available. Written by live streaming and video production expert Paul Richards, Chief Streaming Officer for StreamGeeks and PTZOptics, the book is meant to be used as a guide for anyone interested in sharpening their video production skills with one of the world’s top streaming software solutions.
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HPA Tech Retreat Issues Call for Proposals
HPA Tech Retreat Issues Call for Proposals
Engaging Annual Event Goes Virtual
The Hollywood Professional Association has issued the call for proposals for the 2021 HPA Tech Retreat®. This year, the respected gathering is evolving into a dynamic virtual event taking place in February, 2021. The HPA Tech Retreat has led technology transformation for over 25 years, this year turning the power of its thought leaders and key influencers towards tackling the impact of the global pandemic on the media landscape.
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EditShare Cloud Capabilities Help TV5 Increase Content Production
EditShare Cloud Capabilities Help TV5 Increase Content Production
Automating more than 50 Workflows, EditShare’s Secure Hybrid Media Foundation Ensures Zero Downtime for TV5’s Remote Productions
EditShare®, a technology leader that specializes in collaboration, security, and intelligent storage solutions, is helping broadcasters and media companies increase remote content production output to meet growing programming demands with its EFS shared storage and FLOW media management solutions. Phillipine-based TV5, a subsidiary of telecommunications giant Philippine Long Distance Telephone company (PLDT), implemented EditShare’s collaborative solutions at its Reliance and Novaliches operations, leveraging FLOW’s smart workflow and cloud capabilities to automate more than 50 manual workflows and increase remote production content output by up to 40%.
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ChyronHego Selects Matrox QuadHead2Go to Expand Broadcast Studio Video Wall Designs
ChyronHego Selects Matrox QuadHead2Go to Expand Broadcast Studio Video Wall Designs
QuadHead2Go multi-monitor controllers and ChyronHego PRIME Video Walls platform enable set designers to create large and creative visual displays for stunning in-studio productions
Matrox® today announces that ChyronHego®, a global leader in software development for the broadcast and sports industries, has chosen Matrox QuadHead2Go™ multi-monitor controllers with its PRIME Video Wall integrated graphics authoring and video playout solution for broadcast video walls applications. Combining QuadHead2Go with the PRIME Video Walls solution enables studio set designers to create odd- and/or ultra-large-sized video walls of any size, shape, or pixel count.
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iZotope Introduces New Intelligent Reverb Plug-in, Neoverb
iZotope Introduces New Intelligent Reverb Plug-in, Neoverb
Plug-in will also be included in the newly released Music Production Suite 4
iZotope Inc., the experts in intelligent audio technology, has released Neoverb, a reverb plug-in that combines industry-leading Exponential Audio technology with an intuitive, AI-powered workflow to help music producers and mix engineers quickly find the right space for their vocals and instruments.
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LBU Chooses Quicklink ST100 Live HD Codec from CJP Broadcast
LBU Chooses Quicklink ST100 Live HD Codec from CJP BroadcastCJP Broadcast announces the supply and integration of a Quicklink ST100 ultra-low latency bi-directional live HD codec to the Leeds Beckett University TV Studio. It will be used primarily to provide experience in online remote interviewing between commentators in separated studios or with IP-linked contributors.
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NDI® Integration with Microsoft Teams Opens Up Production Opportunities
NDI® Integration with Microsoft Teams Opens Up Production Opportunities
Each discrete Teams caller separates out as an NDI® source to be added to any production
NDI®, part of the Vizrt Group along with NewTek and Vizrt brands, today announced that NDI technology is integrated with Microsoft Teams, making it a key part of any video production workflow. With video dominating communication on a global scale, the addition of NDI to Teams allows for versatile video workflows through a Teams meeting.
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OWC Elevates Data Protection and Drive Performance with SoftRAID Lite for Windows
OWC Elevates Data Protection and Drive Performance with SoftRAID Lite for Windows
For the first time ever, software RAID platform now available for Windows, maximizing drive capacity, protecting against data loss and offering faster performance
OWC®; a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology company and one of the world's most respected providers of Memory, External Drives, SSDs, Mac & PC docking solutions and performance upgrade kits, announced the release of SoftRAID Lite and Lite XT for Windows. This is the first time SoftRAID is available for Windows users, who now have a cross-platform solution and can share RAID volumes between OSes. Available for purchase now; users who have previously purchased SoftRAID 5 Lite XT with their OWC solution will receive this Windows edition for free.
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OWC Launches New Hub for Thunderbolt™ 4 PCs
OWC Launches New Hub for Thunderbolt™ 4 PCs
Tech leader releases first hub to expand the connection possibility of your Thunderbolt 4 PCs –– one cable keeps more devices connected, displayed, and charged
OWC®, the premier zero-emissions Mac and PC technology company, and a respected provider of Memory, External Drives, SSDs, Mac & PC docking solutions, and performance upgrade kits, introduces the new OWC Thunderbolt Hub. For the first time ever, the OWC Thunderbolt hub solution gives you the additional Thunderbolt ports you’ve always wanted. Connect more, display more, and charge more with this new Thunderbolt 4 solution.
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New Horror Film ALIVE. Shot with Pocket Cinema Camera 4K and Graded in DaVinci Resolve
New Horror Film ALIVE. Shot with Pocket Cinema Camera 4K and Graded in DaVinci ResolveBlackmagic Design today announced that the new horror film by Rob Grant, “ALIVE.,” used Pocket Cinema Camera 4K for action shots. The film, which was shown across the United States in drive in theaters in September of 2020, was also graded using Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve.
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PlayBox Neo Announces Latest Refinements to AirBox Neo and Cloud2TV
PlayBox Neo Announces Latest Refinements to AirBox Neo and Cloud2TV
New features provide easier and more flexible management for any scale of broadcast television playout
PlayBox Neo marks the 21st anniversary of the AirBox broadcast playout system with the latest enhancements to its 1U and 3U Neo servers and IP-based Cloud2TV. These bring additional operating features and increased connectivity.
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Seven Wonders Learning Finds Wirecast Studio Ideal for Dynamic, Multi-camera Virtualized Training
Seven Wonders Learning Finds Wirecast Studio Ideal for Dynamic, Multi-camera Virtualized TrainingTelestream®, a global leader in file-based media workflow orchestration, media streaming and delivery technologies, today announced that its Wirecast Studio streaming solution is allowing Seven Wonders Learning Founder and CEO William Cook to transform his dynamic, in person best practices training workshops to an online meeting forum.
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Tiger Selling Surplus Professional Gear from Keslow Camera
Tiger Selling Surplus Professional Gear from Keslow Camera
Selective offering includes digital cameras, lenses, and a range of accessories
Tiger Group is now selling a selective offering of professional gear surplus to the continuing operations of Keslow Camera, a leading motion picture film and digital cinema camera rental company. Gear available for sale includes digital cameras from Red, Panasonic, Sony, and Canon; lenses and lens sets from Angenieux, Cooke, Baltar, Canon, and Nikkor; as well as heads, monitors, wireless units, magazines, tripods and other accessories from leading manufacturers.
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VFX Legion Signs CG Supervisor Blake Anderson on Leadership Team
VFX Legion Signs CG Supervisor Blake Anderson on Leadership Team
The Pioneering Remote VFX Company’s Studio in British Columbia Brings the CG Supervisor Onboard as the Signing of Its Core Team of Local Industry Veterans is Finalized
VFX Legion Founder James David Hattin has announced the signing of CG Supervisor Blake Anderson to the pioneering remote company’s studio in British Columbia. The newest addition to the recently launched B.C. division’s leadership team, the industry veteran brings a range of skills and experience managing and collaborating with large work-from-home teams of artists on feature films and episodic series.
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Editor Jen Dean Joins Cut+Run
Editor Jen Dean Joins Cut+RunCut+Run is thrilled to announce the addition of editor Jen Dean to its family of talent. A native Texan, Jen went from studying experimental cinema with Stan Brakhage and Phil Solomon in Boulder to assisting Hank Corwin for many years at Lost Planet. Both experiences proved invaluable as she became an editor in her own right, developing a personal style that embraces her interests in fashion, documentary, and the blending of multimedia.
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Primestream Launches Major Updates to Media IO
Primestream Launches Major Updates to Media IO
Award-Winning Recording and Playout Solution Now Includes Powerful Cloud Integration Features for Remote Workflows
Primestream, a leading provider of asset management and automation software solutions for media production, today announced major updates to its Media IO™ application. Media IO is Primestream's award-winning IP-based recording and playout solution for capturing content from virtually any source and then transcoding it live for fast integration into any production, management, and delivery workflow.
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Transcoding Enhancements within Telestream Vantage Set New Standards in Media Processing Technology Integration
Transcoding Enhancements within Telestream Vantage Set New Standards in Media Processing Technology Integration
Telestream makes it easier to integrate state of the art HDR, color processing, frame rate conversion and more into Vantage transcoding workflows
Telestream, a global leader in media workflow orchestration, media streaming and delivery technologies, has announced numerous significant transcoding capability enhancements to its market-leading Vantage media processing platform. These enhancements enable greater and easier integration of Vantage alongside third-party technology, and all of these capabilities (except the connector to Grass Valley Alchemist) are available in the cloud with Vantage Cloud Port.
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La Bottega Drives Future Growth with EditShare
La Bottega Drives Future Growth with EditShareWorking on a wide range of projects from documentary to film and commercial to corporate, La Bottega is a post-production facility with an enviable business model. Add in an ‘A list’ clientele and you have market advantage. However, managing and sharing all that content efficiently and securely across your production and with clients is another matter entirely.
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VHD Launches PTZ Cameras with NDI®
VHD Launches PTZ Cameras with NDI®VHD, a professional AV integration and conference solution supplier focusing on high-definition video cameras and accessories, today launched the VX710N UltraHD and V60CL-N high performance pan-tilt-zoom cameras with NDI®|HX.
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The Gadget Show returns to Channel 5 with ATEM Mini Pro
The Gadget Show returns to Channel 5 with ATEM Mini ProBlackmagic Design today announced that an ATEM Mini Pro has helped the latest series of The Gadget Show, produced by North One Television in Birmingham, to stay on air despite lockdown and social distancing challenges.
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AJA Releases Ki Pro Ultra 12G v2.0
AJA Releases Ki Pro Ultra 12G v2.0AJA Video Systems has released new v2.0 firmware for Ki Pro Ultra 12G, a single-channel 4K/UltraHD recorder and player or four-channel HD recorder, featuring 12G-SDI connectivity for high bandwidth workflows. Ki Pro Ultra 12G v2.0 introduces new features targeted at streamlining high raster workflows with varied video input sources, including new input frame sync for genlock free recording, and 8K link VPID to power 8K/UltraHD2 workflows when four Ki Pro Ultra 12G devices are used in tandem in 12G- or 6G-SDI mode.
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AJA Expands openGear® Cards With New OG-ROI-SDI Scan Converter
AJA Expands openGear® Cards With New OG-ROI-SDI Scan ConverterAJA Video Systems has released OG-ROI-SDI, a new openGear® compatible scan converter with 3G-SDI to 3G-SDI and mirrored HDMI outputs. Available today, OG-ROI-SDI features openGear’s high-density architecture and support for Ross Video DashBoard remote control and monitoring software.
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AJA Unveils World’s First 12G-SDI to Dante Audio Bridge
AJA Unveils World’s First 12G-SDI to Dante Audio Bridge
New AJA OG-DANTE-12GAM openGear card is first-ever 12G-SDI to Dante audio embedder/disembedder for Pro AV workflows
AJA Video Systems announced its first partnership with Audinate, developers of Dante IP-based audio networking, to launch the first 12G-SDI embedded audio to Dante audio bridge. Targeted at live event and Pro AV workflows, the new OG-DANTE-12GAM is an openGear, Dante audio embedder and disembedder, with dual 12G-SDI ports, 64 channels of audio and DashBoard control software integration.
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AJA Introduces BRIDGE LIVE
AJA Introduces BRIDGE LIVE
Powerful solution fuses AJA I/O technology with Comprimato Software to deliver high-performance multi-channel HD and single-channel UltraHD encoding, decoding, and transcoding
AJA Video Systems today unveiled BRIDGE LIVE, a turnkey 1RU solution that makes it easy to move UltraHD or multi-channel HD video between uncompressed baseband SDI to/from a wide range of streaming and contribution codecs (H.265, H.264, MPEG-2 and JPEG 2000). BRIDGE LIVE supports a flexible array of containers and protocols, including SRT, RTMP/S, RTP, UDP and MPEG-TS, and extends to Adaptive Bitrate (ABR) ladder profiles and hand off for OTT packaging.
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The AES Elects Brecht De Man Director of the AES
The AES Elects Brecht De Man Director of the AES
De Man currently serves as a Governor in the AES and will take on his new position at the beginning of 2021
The Audio Engineering Society’s Board of Governors (BoG) has elected Brecht De Man to assume the role of AES Director beginning January 1, 2021. Currently serving as a Governor of the AES, De Man has held various roles within the Society and continues to work as a sound engineer, educator, and member of the AES Education Committee. De Man will replace Alex Case (Past President and Membership Committee Chair) as one of two BoG-elected Directors and will serve on the Board of Directors through December 31, 2022.
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California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services to Deploy TVU Networks for Continued Pool Feed Video Sharing of COVID-19 Daily Press Briefings
California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services to Deploy TVU Networks for Continued Pool Feed Video Sharing of COVID-19 Daily Press Briefings
State Has Relied on TVU’s Project Pool Feed Initiative Since April to Provide Content to Broadcastersduring Pandemic
TVU Networks, the market and technology leader in cloud and IP-based live video solutions, today announced the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) has purchased a complete TVU live video solution, which includes a TVU One transmitter, TVU Transceiver and TVU Grid. Cal OES has been able to provide pool feed video of the governor’s COVID-19 weekly press briefings. As the pandemic continues to affect the state, TVU’s live video solutions will allow Cal OES to share live coverage with local broadcasters, as well as national broadcast and cable news networks, safely and in support of social distancing guidelines.
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SMPTE Hollywood Section’s ASK A HOLLYWOOD EXPERT to Feature Award-Winning VFX Producer Brooke Noska
SMPTE Hollywood Section’s ASK A HOLLYWOOD EXPERT to Feature Award-Winning VFX Producer Brooke Noska
Ongoing webinar series offers behind-the-scenes career advice from the entertainment industry’s brightest young minds.
SMPTE Hollywood will feature Emmy-nominated VFX producer Brooke Noska in the next edition of its webinar series Career Advice: Ask a Hollywood Expert. Noska will reveal how she got her start, discuss her work on such shows as Ratched, American Horror Story and The Orville, and offer advice to aspiring industry professionals eager to follow in her footsteps. Hosted by SMPTE Hollywood manager (and CreativeCOW.net Managing Editor) Kylee Peña, the webinar is scheduled for Thursday, October 1st at 12:00 p.m. PDT.
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CineGear Goes Virtual for 2020 Film Series Competition
CineGear Goes Virtual for 2020 Film Series CompetitionCine Gear Expo announces a rousing virtual lineup for their much-anticipated annual Film Series Competition to be held at 12 noon, Saturday, October 3, 2020.Like the Expo’s successful in-person events, online guests will be treated to a full schedule of curated finalist films including Independent Shorts, Music Video/Commercials and Student Shorts with submissions from AFI, USC, & London Film Schools.
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Hitachi 4K and HDTV Cameras Double Major at Prince George’s College
Hitachi 4K and HDTV Cameras Double Major at Prince George’s College
SK-UHD4000 Ultra HD cameras help PGCC-TV educational access studio stand out in region, while Z-HD5500 models support hands-on learning in new instructional space
Founded in 1958, Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) in Largo, Maryland prides itself on delivering quality academic and career training programs supported by cutting edge technology. Striving to provide superior hands-on education and expand its community relationships, the College selected cameras from Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) for two separate projects last year: a new production studio dedicated to student instruction, and a 4K studio upgrade for its PGCC-TV educational access channel.
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Sonnet Announces PCI Express® 3.0 Adapter Card With Direct Mounting Support for Two U.2 NVMe PCIe® SSDs
Sonnet Announces PCI Express® 3.0 Adapter Card With Direct Mounting Support for Two U.2 NVMe PCIe® SSDs
Ideal for the 2019 Mac Pro®
Sonnet Technologies today announced the Fusion™ Dual U.2 SSD PCIe® Card, the latest product in the company's line of high-performance storage cards that enable the installation of SSDs into a computer's or Thunderbolt expansion system's PCIe card slot. The Fusion card supports two U.2 NVMe PCIe Gen 3 SSDs, which share the same form factor as 2.5-inch SATA drives but deliver up to seven times the performance of the fastest SATA SSDs available.
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Darlington FC Teams with CJP Broadcast for Quaker TV
Darlington FC Teams with CJP Broadcast for Quaker TVDarlington FC, one of Britain's leading fan-owned football clubs, has joined the growing number of sports organisations establishing their own IPTV channel. Core of the club's new live-streaming service, Quaker TV, is a complete system including a Streamstar X4 Live Production Studio and four-channel talkback, supplied and installed by CJP Broadcast Service Solutions Ltd. Quaker TV will be run entirely by Darlington FC volunteers, building on their experience in running the Darlington FC You Tube channel and Darlo Fans Radio.
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Four ARRI Signature Zoom lenses, an unrivalled new cine zoom system
Four ARRI Signature Zoom lenses, an unrivalled new cine zoom systemARRI, responding to market requests for high-quality zoom lenses to match and accompany the Signature Primes, announces four new Signature Zooms designed for universal usage with any large-format or Super 35 camera. They offer a fast stop of T2.8 across all four lenses, unrivalled focal length range, absolute image consistency, HDR compatibility, and 8K resolving power.
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ATG Danmon Completes Committee Room Video Conferencing and AV Control System Upgrade for European Legislature
ATG Danmon Completes Committee Room Video Conferencing and AV Control System Upgrade for European Legislature
Accompanying image shows an example section of the control GUI.
ATG Danmon has completed a committee room video conferencing and audiovisual control system for one of Europe's longest established national legislatures. The facility is currently assigned to function as a venue in which elected representatives and their advisors can hold private discussion meetings. It is also used for seminars and as general meeting room space.
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SymplyWORKSPACE Upgraded to Include Embedded axle ai 2020
SymplyWORKSPACE Upgraded to Include Embedded axle ai 2020
Equipped with Multi-User Capabilities and Thunderbolt™3 Solutions, SymplyWORKSPACE Provides Users with a Complete Shared Production Solution
Symply, a Global Distribution brand, has announced the availability of an upgraded version of the SymplyWORKSPACE, now with embedded axle ai 2020 media asset management, to enhance collaboration and provide more efficiency in media production. SymplyWORKSPACE is the first shared storage system using industry leading StorNext®6 for high-speed collaboration over Thunderbolt™3, supporting up to eight simultaneous, combined Mac or Windows clients and featuring advanced RAID protection for content safety.
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Rising Sun Pictures Delivers Visual Effects for Chinese War Epic THE EIGHT HUNDRED by Director Guan Hu
Rising Sun Pictures Delivers Visual Effects for Chinese War Epic THE EIGHT HUNDRED by Director Guan Hu
The Adelaide studio adds a dose of realism to the new international release about one of the most memorable battles in Chinese history.
Rising Sun Pictures served as a principal visual effects provider for The Eight Hundred; the epic war film from director Guan Hu and Huayi Brothers Media and Haining Seventh Image Movie & Media Co Ltd.
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New College eSports Film Storms Streaming Services
New College eSports Film Storms Streaming ServicesPavone, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pavone Marketing Group, has helped produce a new documentary for client Harrisburg University of Science and Technology that reveals how this private STEM-focused university of 6,500 students has become a dominant force in collegiate esports.
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ChyronHego Releases PRIME 3.7
ChyronHego Releases PRIME 3.7
Major Impact for Live Playout Operation
ChyronHego today announced the release of PRIME 3.7, the latest iteration of the company's flagship graphics solution. With PRIME already recognized as a design and data integration powerhouse, a primary focus for this release is fulfilling the highest expectations of operators in a fast-paced live playout environment. ChyronHego has a long legacy of understanding and serving the needs of control room and truck personnel, and PRIME 3.7 continues this tradition.
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Rebecca Eskreis’ WHAT BREAKS THE ICE Premieres at Woodstock Film Festival on October 3rd
Rebecca Eskreis’ WHAT BREAKS THE ICE Premieres at Woodstock Film Festival on October 3rd
Ozark’s Sofia Hublitz and Outer Banks’ Madelyn Cline star in coming-of-age thriller.
Goldcrest Films/Saboteur Media’s coming-of-age thriller What Breaks the Ice will make its premiere at a special drive-in theater screening, October 3rd, at the 21st Woodstock Film Festival in New York. The film, about a pair of 15-year-old girls who become unwitting accomplices in a fatal crime, marks the directorial debut of Rebecca Eskreis and stars Sofia Hublitz (Ozark), Madelyn Cline (Outer Banks), Joel Allen (The Purge) Shakira Barrera (Glow), Erik Jensen (For Life), Catherine Curtin (Orange Is the New Black), Aimee Mullins (Stranger Things) and Lukas Gage (Euphoria).
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LED VFX specialist, Scott Russell, joins Anna Valley
LED VFX specialist, Scott Russell, joins Anna ValleyScott Russell, one of the original pioneers in the use of LED screens to create virtual environments on “Gravity” and “Murder on the Orient Express” is joining audio-visual and entertainment technology company, Anna Valley. Russell has been appointed into the newly created role of director of accounts for film and drama, effective October 1, 2020, and will be responsible for spearheading Anna Valley’s expansion in these markets.
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Avid Breaks New Ground by Enabling Content Creators to Seamlessly Collaborate with Adobe Premiere Pro Editors
Avid Breaks New Ground by Enabling Content Creators to Seamlessly Collaborate with Adobe Premiere Pro EditorsAvid® (NASDAQ: AVID) is breaking new ground by enabling content creators and video editors who use Adobe® Premiere® Pro to collaborate seamlessly in Avid-based production environments. Avid’s upcoming release of its MediaCentral Panel for Adobe Premiere Pro–a lightweight software plugin that enables Premiere Pro editors to connect with post-production workflows for news and sports —offers the full advantage of Avid storage, asset management and team collaboration. This integration enables editors to browse, search, access and edit content and metadata without ever leaving Adobe Premiere Pro.
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TV Red Digital Chooses Anevia and Viaccess-Orca for New OTT TV Platform
TV Red Digital Chooses Anevia and Viaccess-Orca for New OTT TV PlatformAnevia, a leading provider of OTT and IPTV software solutions, and Viaccess-Orca (VO), a global leader providing OTT, TV platforms and content protection, announce the start of a complete OTT TV platform for TV Red Digital in the Colombian capital, Bogota.
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Panavision LINK HDR On-Set System Employs Leader LV5350
Panavision LINK HDR On-Set System Employs Leader LV5350With high dynamic range rapidly becoming the new production standard, filmmakers need the proper tools to make the most of it both creatively and technically. Fueled by the talent and technology leadership at Panavision and Light Iron, Panavision's LINK HDR addresses the challenge of viewing HDR images throughout the production and post-production processes, bringing HDR and SDR viewing options to clients in tandem at every stage of the imaging chain.
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Goldcrest Post Finishes Sound and Picture for SHE DIES TOMORROW
Goldcrest Post Finishes Sound and Picture for SHE DIES TOMORROWCalled “one of the most prescient films of the decade,” She Dies Tomorrow¸ from Neon and writer/director Amy Seimetz, centers on a woman who believes she is about to die from a mysterious illness that is also highly contagious. The psychological thriller, which recently went through sound and picture finishing at Goldcrest Post in New York, delves into universal feelings of anxiety and dread through a story that blends horror, humor, drama and the surreal.
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Korea Animation High School Builds New Broadcast Studio with Blackmagic Design Camera and Switchers
Korea Animation High School Builds New Broadcast Studio with Blackmagic Design Camera and SwitchersBlackmagic Design today announced that the ,Korea Animation High School has built a new broadcast workflow around multiple URSA Broadcasts, ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K and ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel. The new set up replaced a nearly 20 year old broadcast studio and was built to provide a professional 4K and HD studio for when students return for in person classes later in 2020.
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KABB Fox San Antonio Broadcasts and Live Streams Weather Segments with Blackmagic Design
KABB Fox San Antonio Broadcasts and Live Streams Weather Segments with Blackmagic DesignBlackmagic Design today announced that KABB Fox San Antonio Chief Meteorologist Alex Garcia is using a number of Blackmagic Design products, including an ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K live production switcher, to remotely broadcast and live stream weather segments for the nightly “Fox News at Nine” news program. As news stations continue to adjust to broadcasting’s new normal, the “Fox News at Nine” weather team has successfully pivoted to a workflow connecting its chief meteorologist from home to keep the program on air every night, delivering local news to its viewers at the high quality viewers expect.
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2020 HPA Awards Announces Engineering Excellence Recipients
2020 HPA Awards Announces Engineering Excellence Recipients
EIZO, Eluvio, Moxion, and Carl Zeiss SBE receive coveted honors
The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Awards Committee have announced the winners of the 2020 HPA Awards for Engineering Excellence. The HPA Awards, including the HPA Award for Engineering Excellence, will be bestowed on November 19 in a virtual gala.
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Featured Presenters Announced for AES Symposium on Applications in Machine Learning in Audio
Featured Presenters Announced for AES Symposium on Applications in Machine Learning in Audio
First-ever AES event dedicated to Machine Learning will evaluate opportunities and challenges with insights from top industry leaders and researchers
The Audio Engineering Society has announced a host of presenters slated to participate in the AES Symposium on Applications in Machine Learning in Audio, taking place online, September 28 and 29. This first-ever AES event dedicated to the field of Machine Learning will bring together academic audio researchers and practitioners to offer the latest insight to the capabilities of machine learning applications and technologies. Registration is $25 for AES members and $150 for non-members, the latter including one year of complimentary AES membership and access to full member benefits and resources.
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Avid and QSR Systems Strike Agreement for Creative Tools Upgrade and Expansion for Leading Supplier to Hollywood’s Production Community
Avid and QSR Systems Strike Agreement for Creative Tools Upgrade and Expansion for Leading Supplier to Hollywood’s Production Community
In Conjunction with Avid Reseller MelroseMAC, QSR Systems Enhances Its Capacity to Support Film and Broadcast Content Creators as Their Workflows Evolve
QSR Systems, one of Hollywood’s top providers of post-production technology rentals, has entered a 10-year software subscription agreement with Avid® (NASDAQ: AVID) to dramatically expand its ability to readily supply creative tools to its film and broadcast clients. QSR Systems’ new long-term subscription agreement doubles the company’s available pool of Media ComposerÒ editing system licenses, available either on-premises or in the cloud. One of Avid’s top resellers, MelroseMAC, was instrumental in establishing this new agreement.
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