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The Third Floor Honored with VES Award on Game of Thrones Team
News: The Third Floor Honored with VES Award on Game of Thrones TeamPrevisualization Supervisor Eric Carney Among Recipients of Visual Effects Society’s Top Award in TV
International visualization studio THE THIRD FLOOR, Inc. has received a Visual Effects Society (VES) Award for Outstanding Photoreal Episode as part of the Game of Thrones team. Previsualization Supervisor Eric Carney joined visual effects supervisor Joe Bauer, visual effects producer Steve Kullbeck, CG lead supervisor Derek Spears and special effects supervisor Stuart Brisdon in taking home the organization’s top television award for Episode 9 “The Dance of Dragons” from Season 5.
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SMPTE Announces 2016 Directors and Appointment of New Governors-at-Large
In Society's Centennial Year, Experienced Group of SMPTE Directors and Governors Guides Society's Ongoing Growth and Industry Leadership
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), a leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that the SMPTE Board of Governors has named the Society's 2016 directors and has appointed two new governors-at-large.
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Nevion Solution Boosts ESPN’s Sports Coverage
Coastal Media Group delivers turnkey solution based on Nevion’s NX4600 media gateways
Nevion, award-winning provider of virtual media production infrastructure, has supplied its NX4600 H.264/AVC Media Gateway products to Coastal Media Group, for use in conjunction with ESPN’s REMI (Remote Integration) workflow. Using REMI, ESPN projects to dramatically increase its remote sports production in the near future.
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DynaScan Technology to Unveil 6 New Models at Integrated Systems
DynaScan Technology is pleased to announce it will be returning to Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) in February, 2016. ISE is the largest tradeshow for the professional AV market in Europe, and will be held at the Amsterdam RAI from February 9-12 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The company will be exhibiting its entire line of ultra-high brightness LCDs and professional video wall solutions. In addition, DynaScan will be unveiling 6 new models, including 2 brand new sizes, to its premium line of ultra-high brightness displays.
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Cogswell College Students Release Second Batch of 3D Animatable
News: Cogswell College Students Release Second Batch of 3D AnimatableCogswell College, a leading educational institution offering a unique curriculum fusing Digital Art, Engineering and Entrepreneurship, has announced that students within its Digital Art & Animation program have released a second batch of 3D animatable rigs -- depicting two original “human” digital characters -- through the school’s in-house character program “Project Avatarah.”
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The 33rd Annual Miami International Film Festival | Full Program Release
News: The 33rd Annual Miami International Film Festival | Full Program ReleaseRunning March 4–13, 2016, Filmmakers from 40 CountriesProudly Exhibit 129 Feature, Documentary, and Short Films
Monica Bellucci, Iciar Bollaín, Gavin Hood,
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Winners Announced at Art Directors Guild Awards
News: Winners Announced at Art Directors Guild AwardsThe Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) tonight announced winners of its 20th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards, in 11 categories of film, television, commercials and music videos during a black-tie ceremony at The Beverly Hilton. “The Martian” (Arthur Max), “Mad Max: Fury Road” (Colin Gibson) and “The Revenant” (Jack Fisk) won Best Production Design for Feature Film. Television winners included “Game of Thrones” (Deborah Riley), “House of Cards” (Steve Arnold), “American Horror Story: Hotel” (Mark Worthington), “The Big Bang Theory” (John Shaffner) and “The Muppets” (Denise Pizzini) respectively. The awards took place before an audience of more than 900, including guild members, industry executives and press. ADG President Nelson Coates and Art Directors Council Chair Marcia Hinds presided over the awards ceremony with comedian Owen Benjamin serving as host for the third year-in-a-row.
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iZotope Wins Multiple NAMM TEC Awards
News: iZotope Wins Multiple NAMM TEC AwardsBoth RX 4 Advanced and Iris 2 honored for outstanding technical achievement
iZotope's RX 4 Advanced and Iris 2 have won awards for Outstanding Technical Achievement at the 31st Annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards, the highest honor within the pro audio and sound recording industry, which recognizes the most outstanding products in the world of music making, live performance, video games, television and film. The award ceremony was held on Saturday, January 23 during the NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA.
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Bexel Global Relies On Freespeak Ii To Deliver Rock Solid Communication
News: Bexel Global Relies On Freespeak Ii To Deliver Rock Solid CommunicationFreeSpeak II wireless solution provides exceptional versatility for multitude of production environments
Bexel Global Broadcast Solutions, Vitec Group’s Production Services business unit and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, chose Clear-Com®’s FreeSpeak IIas the communication system for its clients’ major events, venue installs and media productions. Hell’s Kitchen, Henry Danger, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and Pope Francis’s recent U.S. visit are just a few recent productions for which Bexel Global named FreeSpeak II as the wireless intercom solution.
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Blackmagic Design announces deal on ATEM Production Studio 4K and HyperDeck Studio 12G
For a limited time customers can get a special price on ATEM Production Studio 4K and HyperDeck Studio 12G when purchased together for only $2,495.
Blackmagic Design today announced a new ATEM Production Studio 4K and HyperDeck Studio 12G package deal for only $2,495, making it possible for customers to get a live production solution that’s future proof because it’s designed for Ultra HD.
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Motion Picture Sound Editors Announce 2016 Golden Reel Nominations
News: Motion Picture Sound Editors Announce 2016 Golden Reel NominationsThe Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) today announces nominees for the 63rd MPSE Golden Reel Awards. Nominees represent the work of the world’s most talented sound artists and their contributions to the past year’s most outstanding feature film, television, animation and computer entertainment productions.
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Xilinx Demonstrates Next Generation Video Over IP, Processing and Connectivity for the Broadcast and Pro A/V Industry at ISE 2016
Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) will be demonstrating its next generation Video Over IP, Processing and Connectivity solutions for the Broadcast and Pro A/V industry at ISE 2016. Xilinx and its Alliance Program Members will showcase technologies that increase innovation and acceleration for faster time-to-market solutions with a comprehensive suite of IP and all programmable FPGAs and SoCs for video processing, display, IP network connectivity, and compression codecs. Xilinx will be exhibiting in Booth #DL-285 at ISE, February 9-12, 2016, at the RAI in Amsterdam.
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Vimond Takes a Bite from the Big Apple
News: Vimond Takes a Bite from the Big AppleVimond Media Solutions has opened a new regional office in New York city to support its growing business in North America. Overseeing this endeavour are Vimond's CEO, Helge Høibraaten, and CTO, Glenn Pedersen, both now based in New York.
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Charlotte Hornets Raise Their Game With Ikegami HDK-95C Cmos Cameras
News: Charlotte Hornets Raise Their Game With Ikegami HDK-95C Cmos CamerasHD Upgrade at NBA Stadium Completed with High Performance Imagery, Reliability and Affordability of CMOS Cameras from Ikegami's Unicam HD Line
Even major sports arena don't often get the chance to execute a major video upgrade, so when the opportunity arrives they want to get it right. The NBA's Charlotte Hornets made the most of their transition to HD in their home venue, Time Warner Cable Arena, by selecting Ikegami HDK-95C Full Digital Portable CMOS camera systems.
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Nominees Announced for Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards
Ceremony to Take Place February 20, 2016 at Paramount Studios Johnny Depp to Present Lifetime Achievement Awards
Nominees for the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) in 23 categories honoring make-up artists and hair stylists outstanding achievements in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater were announced today by MUAHS President Sue Cabral-Ebert. Winners will be revealed during the black-tie annual MUAHS Guild Awards ceremony, hosted by comedian Loni Love, on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at Paramount Studios. M.A.C. Cosmetics is the official host of the cocktail party.
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Ikegami Sets Focus on 4K and HD at BVE 2016
News: Ikegami Sets Focus on 4K and HD at BVE 2016Unicam UHD 4K-native ultra-high-definition camera
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Quantum Earns Honors for Xcellis Shared Workflow Storage Solution at 2016 Storage Visions Conference
Earlier this month at the 2016 Storage Visions Conference, Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) was presented the 2016 Storage Visions Award for Visionary Products, Professional-Class System, for the company's new Xcellis™ high-performance shared workflow storage solution. The Storage Visions Awards recognize companies advancing the state of the art in storage technologies and showcase visionary digital storage products.
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The Darkroom emerges into light
News: The Darkroom emerges into lightThe Darkroom recording studio has undergone a substantial refit to enable the Willesden, north-west London facility to operate at a world-class level – and to embrace the future.
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TEDx Organizers For Vail, Co, And San Francisco Events Turn To Cogswell Mediaworks Students To Conceive And Produce Promotional Audiovisual Animation Projects
News: TEDx Organizers For Vail, Co, And San Francisco Events Turn To Cogswell Mediaworks Students To Conceive And Produce Promotional Audiovisual Animation ProjectsStudents within Cogswell College’s innovative MediaWorks program were recently hired by organizers behind two TEDx Conferences to develop and produce original, short animated audiovisual communication projects promoting those two events.
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Big Deahl Productions And Resolution Production Group Pioneer Unique New In-Studio Production Process Called “Environmental LED Immersion”
News: Big Deahl Productions And Resolution Production Group Pioneer Unique New In-Studio Production Process Called “Environmental LED Immersion”Working in Tandem, BIG DEAHL and Resolution are Now Offering this Process To Commercial Producers and Agency Creatives as a Highly Cost-Effective And Efficient Means By Which to Shoot Multiple Locations in A Single Day
Acclaimed commercial production company BIG DEAHL PRODUCTIONS, in tandem with Resolution Productions Group, have announced the availability to the industry of a pioneering new technique the two companies have developed by integrating LED –Light Emitting Diode - screens in-studio to allow production to shoot several “locations” all in one day. The companies have named this new process "Environmental LED Immersion" or "ELI".
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Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 to be shot on RED Digital Cinema's 8K WEAPON
News: Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 to be shot on RED Digital Cinema's 8K WEAPONTHE SEQUEL TO THE ACADEMY AWARD-NOMINATED 2014 BLOCKBUSTER WILL BE FIRST FEATURE FILM SHOT ON THE REVOLUTIONARY 8K CAMERA
Today, RED Digital Cinema announced that Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 will be the first production shooting on WEAPON outfitted with the ground-breaking 8K RED DRAGON® sensor. Joining the WEAPON 6K, SCARLET-W 5K, and RED RAVEN™ 4.5K in RED’s latest generation DSMC2™ line of cameras, the WEAPON 8K once again pushes the envelope of modularity, image quality, and form factor.
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TEDx Organizers For Vail, Co, and San Francisco Events Turn To Cogswell Mediaworks Students To Conceive And Produce Promotional Audiovisual Animation Projects
News: TEDx Organizers For Vail, Co, and San Francisco Events Turn To Cogswell Mediaworks Students To Conceive And Produce Promotional Audiovisual Animation ProjectsStudents within Cogswell College’s innovative MediaWorks program were recently hired by organizers behind two TEDx Conferences to develop and produce original, short animated audiovisual communication projects promoting those two events.
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Transvideo and Aaton Digital bring new products and new technologies to BSC Expo 2016
News: Transvideo and Aaton Digital bring new products and new technologies to BSC Expo 2016Sister companies Transvideo and Aaton Digital will present their line-up of new products and new technologies at BSC Expo 2016.
Star product on show is the new Transvideo StarliteRF. It’s a 5” 3G-SDI touch screen OLED wireless monitor- recorder with an inbuilt wireless receiver making it very versatile with the possibility to use in many different ways. Free of cables, it’s the perfect choice for directors, assistant directors, focus pullers and DOPs and a must have for rental houses, production companies, OB companies and broadcasters.
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Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 to be shot on RED Digital Cinema's 8K WEAPON
News: Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 to be shot on RED Digital Cinema's 8K WEAPONThe Sequel To The Academy Award-Nominated 2014 Blockbuster Will Be First Feature Film Shot On The Revolutionary 8K Camera
Today, RED Digital Cinema announced that Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 will be the first production shooting on WEAPON outfitted with the ground-breaking 8K RED DRAGON® sensor. Joining the WEAPON 6K, SCARLET-W 5K, and RED RAVEN™ 4.5K in RED’s latest generation DSMC2™ line of cameras, the WEAPON 8K once again pushes the envelope of modularity, image quality, and form factor.
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Stream TV Highlights First Ultra-D 4K Glasses-Free 3D Video
News: Stream TV Highlights First Ultra-D 4K Glasses-Free 3D VideoStream TV Networks™ will showcase the exceptional quality of Ultra-D™, its award-winning proprietary hardware and software solution that allows users to watch all of their content in fully adjustable 4K glasses-free 3D, at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas Jan. 6-9. Ultra-D technology is currently being manufactured by Pegatron and is now shipping and available for pre-order from IZON TV.
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Canon U.S.A. Closes Out 2015 With Industry Awards And Recognition Celebrating Continued Product Innovation
Reflecting on a year of continued product innovation, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, recognizes the many awards from prominent industry organizations and publications it received throughout 2015 – a hallmark year as the company hosted its once-every-five-year Canon EXPO, which can still be explored online until December 31.
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iZotope Receives NAMM TEC Award Nominations for RX 4 Advanced and Iris 2
News: iZotope Receives NAMM TEC Award Nominations for RX 4 Advanced and Iris 2iZotope products represented in the categories Signal Processing Software and Musical Instrument Software
iZotope, Inc., a leading audio technology company, is proud to announce that their audio repair and enhancement suite, RX 4 Advanced, and their sample-based synthesizer, Iris 2, are nominated for NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity (TEC) Awards for 2015.
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'A Guide to the Panasonic AG-DVX200 Camera' by Barry Green
News: 'A Guide to the Panasonic AG-DVX200 Camera' by Barry GreenNow Available as Free Download
Panasonic has announced the immediate availability of Barry Green's A Guide to the Panasonic AG-DVX200 Camera, a comprehensive reference e-book for customers and users of the new AG-DVX200PJ 4K large-sensor, 4/3” handheld camcorder. The book can be downloaded free at http://info.panasonic.com/dvx200-ebook.html.
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JVC Unveils GY-HM200SP Camcorder with Built-In Score Overlay at 2015 SVG Summit
News: JVC Unveils GY-HM200SP Camcorder with Built-In Score Overlay at 2015 SVG SummitJVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, will introduce the GY-HM200SP 4KCAM camcorder with embedded score panel graphics next week at the 2015 SVG Summit in New York City. Designed to enhance single-camera local sports coverage, the camera produces a real-time score overlay on recorded or streamed video output without the use of an external CG and production switcher.
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RTVE Chooses Vimond Highlights
News: RTVE Chooses Vimond HighlightsSpain’s National State Broadcaster Accelerates Online Clip-Publishing
RTVE, the Spanish national broadcaster, has installed Vimond Highlights to meet its clip-publishing requirements for up-to-the-minute online news coverage and trailers for scheduled broadcast content.
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Cinnafilm Hires M&E and Virtualization Technology Expert Aaron Estrada to Head New Cloud-based Strategies
News: Cinnafilm Hires M&E and Virtualization Technology Expert Aaron Estrada to Head New Cloud-based StrategiesCinnafilm is proud to announce the recent hire of Aaron Estrada as VP of Applied Technologies. Aaron brings a unique blend of expertise in IT virtualization and post production workflow design, both essential components for Cinnafilm’s emerging cloud strategies.
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Quantum Enhances StorNext 5 Shared Workflow Storage Platform With Support for New Low-Cost, Long-Term Cloud Archive
StorNext 5.3 Also Provides Greater Security and Flexibility in Storing and Managing Content Across Demanding Media Workflows
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) today introduced StorNext 5.3, a new release of its industry-leading shared workflow storage platform that has been enhanced with features and capabilities that give users greater control and flexibility in optimizing their collaborative media workflows for maximum efficiency and productivity.
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Canon U.S.A. Celebrates The 25th Anniversary of the EOS REBEL SLR Camera Line With Launch Of "Rebel With A Cause" Initiative
Profiling Modern Day Rebels Including Daredevil Nik Wallenda and Music Producer Swizz Beatz, “Rebel With A Cause” Campaign Filmed Entirely with Canon EOS Rebel T6i DSLR Cameras
Celebrating 25 years since the introduction of Canon’s first EOS Rebel SLR camera, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is pleased to honor this milestone by introducing its new “Rebel With A Cause” campaign. In 1990, the iconic “Image is Everything” campaign introduced the Canon EOS Rebel, an SLR camera born with a cause — to put the power of pro photography into the hands of the public and level the playing field forever. 25 years later, Canon launches “Rebel With A Cause,” embarking on a journey to follow modern day rebels who challenge convention in their own unique way, capturing their causes through the eye of a Canon EOS Rebel DSLR. “Rebel With A Cause” will invite people into their worlds, celebrating the imagery that makes their causes shine and motivating others to join their movements.
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SMPTE Hires Howard Lukk as Director of Standards
News: SMPTE Hires Howard Lukk as Director of StandardsA Film Director, Lukk Joins Staff, Bringing Decades of Experience Guiding Integration of New Technologies in Motion Imaging
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), a leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, is pleased to announce that Howard Lukk will be joining the SMPTE staff as the Society's new director of standards. Over the coming 12 months, Lukk will transition into the position that has been held by Peter Symes for the past eight years. Symes will retire at the end of 2016.
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GV Expo 2015: FOR-A to Show Video Switching, Signal Processing & Video Transmission Technology
News: GV Expo 2015: FOR-A to Show Video Switching, Signal Processing & Video Transmission TechnologyFOR-A announces that it will exhibit at this week’s Government Video Expo, which takes places December 2-3 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., with partner Communications Engineering, Inc. (CEI) in Booth #301. FOR-A will be showcasing its portable video switcher, video transmission and signal processor solutions at GV Expo.
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Bluefish444 Qualifies Accusys ExaSAN A16T2-Share Shareable Thunderbolt Storage - 4K Workflow
High speed collaborative 4K workflow
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry's highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards, announced it has certified Accusys' ExaSan Thunderbolt shared storage, AS16T2-Share, to provide content creators a better 4K workflow user experience across multiple Thunderbolt connected systems.
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Dneg uses Clarisse on Mockingjay
News: Dneg uses Clarisse on MockingjayEarlier this month, the Isotropix Team attended Siggraph Asia, where we had the opportunity to have Eric Vezinet, Rendering Supervisor atDouble Negative, among our speaker lineup. In addition to his presentation, Eric took some time to answer our questions and kindly shared with us his experience with Clarisse in production at Double Negative Singapore.
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At GV Expo, Panasonic Showcases 4K Camera Solutions, Ranging From DVX200PJ HANDHELD CAMCORDER To 4K INTEGRATED PT
News: At GV Expo, Panasonic Showcases 4K Camera Solutions, Ranging From DVX200PJ HANDHELD CAMCORDER To 4K INTEGRATED PTDisplaying a broad spectrum of government applications, Panasonic will showcase a range of new cameras from a 4K handheld to a 4K pan/tilt/zoom in Booth #401 at Government Video Expo, December 1-3 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C..
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SoCal Rentals Fields 20 Panasonic AK-HD3800 HD Studio Cameras, Purchases VariCam 35 4K Camera/Recorders
News: SoCal Rentals Fields 20 Panasonic AK-HD3800 HD Studio Cameras, Purchases VariCam 35 4K Camera/Recorders* AW-HE40s Added to Company’s Broad Offering of Panasonic PTZs *
SoCal Rentals (Burbank, CA) recently invested in an additional four Panasonic AK-HC3800 HD studio cameras, bringing its total to 20 units. The company also purchased a pair of VariCam 35 4K Super 35mm camera/recorders, and added AW-HE40 integrated full HD pan/tilt/zoom cameras to its extensive Panasonic PTZ inventory.
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AJA Releases Ki Pro Ultra 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD Recorder and Player at Inter BEE 2015
News: AJA Releases Ki Pro Ultra 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD Recorder and Player at Inter BEE 2015Next-generation device uniquely supports 4K 60p ProRes HQ recording and fiber connectivity; Includes built-in HD LCD monitor
AJA Video Systems today introduced the Ki Pro Ultra - a next generation file-based 4K/UltraHD and 2K/HD video recorder and player with a built-in HD LCD monitor. Ki Pro Ultra is capable of capturing edit-ready 4K (4096 x 2160), UltraHD (3840 x 2160), 2K (2048 x 1080) and HD (1920 x 1080) Apple ProRes files. Ki Pro Ultra also supports a range of video formats and frame rates up to 4K 60p, and offers flexible input and output connectivity - including 3G-SDI, Fiber and HDMI - for powerful and efficient large-raster and high-frame rate workflows.
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Panasonic Announces Firmware Upgrade For AG-DVX200PJ 4K Handheld Camcorder
News: Panasonic Announces Firmware Upgrade For AG-DVX200PJ 4K Handheld CamcorderPanasonic has announced that a firmware upgrade for its AG-DVX200PJ 4K large-sensor, 4/3” handheld camcorder becomes available today. The upgrade, free to DVX200PJ customers, is labeled Ver. 1.25 and can be downloaded at http://eww.pass.panasonic.co.jp/pro-av/support/content/download/EN/ep2main/soft/upgdvx200_e.htm.
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Canon U.S.A. Introduces Two Compact HD Camcorders Ideal For Professional Videographers
Canon’s XA35 and XA30 Camcorders Feature New HD CMOS PROSensor, 20x HD Optical Zoom Lens
Responding to the evolving needs of professional news organizations, documentary creators, professional videographers and film schools, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the new Canon XA35* and XA30* Full HD professional camcorders, which are both highly portable and capable of capturing high-quality video in low light, as well as wireless connectivity for easy uploading of files. Both camcorders feature a genuine Canon 20x High Definition Optical Zoom Lens and a new, advanced HD CMOS PRO image sensor with low-luminance noise of +3dB for improved low-light image capture. Enabling a wide range of imaging possibilities, the duo also features two new video-recording modes: Highlight Priority, which facilitates the faithful expression of tonal gradations, colors and sharpness in the mid- to high-brightness range; and Wide DR, which delivers an expanded dynamic range.
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At CCW, Panasonic Showcases 4K Camera Solutions Ranging From Handheld Camcorder to Full Studio System
News: At CCW, Panasonic Showcases 4K Camera Solutions Ranging From Handheld Camcorder to Full Studio SystemProducer Barry Green Presenting on AG-DVX200PJ on Thursday, November 12
Displaying a broad spectrum of production applications, Panasonic will be showcasing a range of new cameras from a 4K handheld to a 4K studio unit in Booth #811 at Content and Communications World (CCW), November 11th-12th at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City.
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Avid Everywhere Prepares Tomorrow’s Filmmakers for Success at the Savannah Film Festival
Avid Hosts Panel and Master Class Featuring Award-Winning Industry Professionals Dan Lebental and Steven Ticknor to Help Nurture the Next Generation of Creative Talent
Avid® (Nasdaq:AVID) announced today its support of this year’s prestigious Savannah Film Festival, organized by the Savannah College of Arts & Design (SCAD). To help prepare the next generation of creative professionals to thrive in today’s challenging media environment, Avid sponsored this year’s festival, and hosted a panel and master class featuring film editor Dan Lebental (Ant-Man, Thor: The Dark World, Iron Man, Iron Man 2), and supervising sound editor Steven Ticknor (Total Recall, The Lincoln Lawyer, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, Spider-Man).
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Autodesk Introduces Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Subscription Options for Flame and Previews Flame 2016 on the Mac
Today, Autodesk is announcing new Desktop Subscription options for Autodesk Flame software. The new subscription pricing for Flame starts at $750USD per month and can be accessed annually for as low as $500USD SRP* per month. Autodesk also announced Flame support for OS X as part of the Autodesk Flame Extension 2 release, available late November 2015. Autodesk Flare and Autodesk Flame Assist software are now available as standalone products with monthly subscription prices, starting at $400USD SRP*.
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Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 'Seize Glory' Primes Gamers for New Release
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New AJA Mini-Converters Released
HB-T-SDI, HB-R-SDI, ROI-HDMI, HD10MD4 Mini-Converters Now Shipping
AJA Video Systems today announced the release of new Mini-Converters including the HB-T-SDI, HB-R-SDI, ROI-HDMI and HD10MD4.
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Ikegami Produces World's First 8K OB Vehicle
News: Ikegami Produces World's First 8K OB VehicleIkegami has announced the completion of the world's first 8K OB production vehicle. The new vehicle is designed to operate as a complete mobile 8K broadcast production facility capable of producing television of unsurpassed picture quality, complete with 22.2 channel surround sound.
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Host/Producer Mike Mitchell is pleased to announce that BC Outdoors Sports Fishing TV television series is airing the seventh season across Canada and the USA this fall
News: Host/Producer Mike Mitchell is pleased to announce that BC Outdoors Sports Fishing TV television series is airing the seventh season across Canada and the USA this fallMike Mitchell, host and producer of the popular television series BC Outdoors Sports Fishing TV is pleased to announce that they will be airing the seventh season on networks throughout Canada and the United States this fall. Mitchell, editor of BC Outdoor magazine, also produces Sportsfishing Adventure TV. The TV show brings the pages of the magazine alive with breathtaking scenery, world-famous fishing opportunities by sharing his knowledge and expertise host. While the main focus is on informing, explaining and teaching, the show is expanding their audience by showing the viewers how easy fishing can be and what to use in order to be successful during a day out on the water.
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ASG Launches Storage rEvolution Seminar Series
Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading data, video, audio and film integration firm, is launching Storage rEvolution, a new series of seminars to help content creators explore the shared storage options for their file-based workflow. The educational series begins Nov. 4 at the SF Green Space in San Francisco and Nov. 5 at the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose. Both events run from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and include lunch.
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CCW 2015: FUJINON 4K Cabrio and Ultra HD Series Among Highlights
News: CCW 2015: FUJINON 4K Cabrio and Ultra HD Series Among HighlightsFUJIFILM North America Corporation, Optical Devices Division will showcase its new 4K Ultra HD Series and its 25-300mm Cabrio zoom lens with detachable drive unit at the upcoming Content & Communications World. The Optical Devices Division will exhibit in the FUJIFILM booth (#1454 and 1456) during the show which runs from November 11-12 in New York City’s Jacob Javits Center.
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Clear-Com Showcases Award-Winning Wireless Communications and IP Solutions at CCW2015
News: Clear-Com Showcases Award-Winning Wireless Communications and IP Solutions at CCW2015Clear-Com® the leader in real-time communication and connectivity solutions,will exhibit at Content & Communications World (CCW) 2015, demonstrating the company’s newest wireless intercom systems and IP-based intercom connectivity solutions. CCW+SATCON takes place at the Javits Convention Center in New York City on November 11-12, 2015.
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Warms Springs Productions Shoots Fox News' 'Legends And Lies: The Patriots' With Panasonic Varicam 35 4k Camera/recorders
News: Warms Springs Productions Shoots Fox News' 'Legends And Lies: The Patriots' With Panasonic Varicam 35 4k Camera/recordersWarm Springs Productions (Missoula, MT), currently producing more than 75 hours of programming on various television networks, has just begun shooting the second season of the Fox News Channel docu-drama series, Legends and Lies, with a pair of Panasonic VariCam 35 4K camera/recorders.
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ADDY.media Documents New York Fashion Week Runway Action With Panasonic's New AG-DVC200PJ 4K Handheld Camcorders
News: ADDY.media Documents New York Fashion Week Runway Action With Panasonic's New AG-DVC200PJ 4K Handheld CamcordersFashion video content producer/publisher Adriana Kaegi recently shot extensive coverage of New York Fashion Week with Panasonic's new AG-DVX200PJ 4K large-sensor, 4/3” handheld camcorders. Kaegi is a featured channel partner on AOL.com Style Addytude, with eight million monthly viewers, and her company ADDY.media was the first to do live streaming and VOD of the New York, Paris and Milan Fashion Weeks.
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Canon U.S.A. Debuts Latest Imaging Products Including imagePROGRAF PRO-1000 at PHOTOPLUS EXPO 2015
New Advanced Amateur and Professional Imaging Products Demonstrate Canon’s Complete Input to Output Capabilities for those Obsessed with Image Quality
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, will be showcasing its latest in high-quality imaging products for photographers of all skill levels in addition to hosting educational seminars and professional photographer print signings at PhotoPlus Expo 2015 in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, October, 22 – 24, 2015, in booth #121.
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NEW CANON imagePROGRAF PRO-1000 AirPrint support for New Professional Inkjet Printer
News: NEW CANON imagePROGRAF PRO-1000 AirPrint support for New Professional Inkjet PrinterAirPrint Compatibility Helps Deliver Seamless, Convenient Mobile Printing
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced that the imagePROGRAF PRO-1000 Professional Inkjet Printer supports Apple AirPrintTMwireless technology, allowing consumers and home office professionals alike to seamlessly print photos, emails, web pages and documents wirelessly from iPhone®, iPad®and iPod touch®1, without downloading or installing any device drivers.
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Ikegami HDK-95C CMOS Cameras Future-Proof Video Production At Stony Brook University
News: Ikegami HDK-95C CMOS Cameras Future-Proof Video Production At Stony Brook UniversityExpansive Long Island Educational Institution Ensures Elite Imagery and Upgrade Path with Three Ikegami HDK-95C Full Digital Portable CMOS Camera Systems
Stony Brook University (SBU) in Long Island has a lot of ground to cover, with more than 200 major buildings spread over nearly 1500 acres. That means a full schedule of educational activities and live events for the school's in-house production company to shoot, and all of it happens with three new Ikegami HDK-95C Full Digital Portable CMOS Camera Systems.
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Cinemartin Joins NVIDIA : H.265 100X faster encodings, 4K at Twice Realtime Speed & 1080P at 7X with P-Mod and Maxwell Gen2 cards
News: Cinemartin Joins NVIDIA : H.265 100X faster encodings, 4K at Twice Realtime Speed & 1080P at 7X with P-Mod and Maxwell Gen2 cardsCinemartin, the team that develops the leading conversion / transcoding encoders for Microsoft Windows O. Systems (Cinemartin Cinec) as well as plugins for Adobe Premiere and After Effects (Plin PR, Plin AE), Master Bundle solutions, the advanced & high effective fast standalone Video Denoiser, MyBD: the Blu-ray converter / decoder, the X-Y adjustable universal 15mm baseplate and as well as the 4K portable palm-size 4K Recorder - Monitor - Computer; NEXT 4K, now is proud to announce a joint venture collaboration with NVIDIA Corp. to provide World Fastest H.265 Encoder platform software based for NVidia GPU's.
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DaVinci Resolve Studio Used by Beyond Productions for ‘MythBusters’ New Virtual Reality Experiences
Blackmagic Design today announced that Sydney, Australia based Beyond Productions is using DaVinci Resolve Studio to support its post production workflow for new virtual reality (VR) content for Discovery Channel’s hit television show “MythBusters.”
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FOR-A to Showcase its Video Switcher, Multi-Viewer & Signal Processor Technology at CAPER 2015
News: FOR-A to Showcase its Video Switcher, Multi-Viewer & Signal Processor Technology at CAPER 2015At the upcoming CAPER show, taking place October 28-30 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, FOR-A will showcase its popular video switcher, signal processor and multi-viewer solutions. The company will also demonstrate Fujitsu’s encoding/decoding technology. FOR-A, who is celebrating its 45th company anniversary this month, will be located within its partner SVC’s (Sistemas de Video Comunicación) booths, C10 and C11.
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Ithaca College Educates With CMOS Imagery Of Ikegami HDK-95C And HC-HD300 Cameras
News: Ithaca College Educates With CMOS Imagery Of Ikegami HDK-95C And HC-HD300 CamerasIkegami's Precision Image Quality, Ease of Use, and Reliability are Central to HD Upgrade at Roy H. Park School of Communications
At Ithaca College, the Roy H. Park School of Communications has a long-standing tradition of providing students with immediate access to current technology.
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Clear-Com Intercom Solutions Showcased at LDI2015
News: Clear-Com Intercom Solutions Showcased at LDI2015DX410’s and FreeSpeak II 7 kHz audio bandwidth provides clear, crisp communications for mid to large-size communication needs
Clear-Com®, the leader in real-time communication and connectivity solutions, will bring its new DX410 Wireless Intercom system to the Live Design International (LDI 2015) convention and trade show in Las Vegas, from October 23-25, 2015. The Clear-Com DX410 is a two-channel 2.4GHz digital wireless intercom system that features 7 kHz wideband audio for exceptional audio clarity. The DX410 is on display at Clear-Com’s LDI 2015 (booth #1617); along with the FreeSpeak II wireless intercom, LQ-R four/eight-port IP interface devices, and Agent-IC mobile app.
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Canon USA Announces New PowerShot G Series Cameras
News: Canon USA Announces New PowerShot G Series CamerasHigh-Resolution EVF-Equipped PowerShot G5 X and Slim & Stylish PowerShot G9 X Digital Cameras Featuring One-Inch Image Sensors are Ideal for Advanced Amateur Photographers Passionate about Image Quality
Rounding out what is now a family of five powerful large sensor PowerShot G-series cameras, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the PowerShot G5 X equipped with a built-in, high-resolution electronic viewfinder (EVF), and the slim, lightweight, carry-anywhere PowerShot G9 X. Featuring high-quality optics and large one-inch image sensors, both new models are ideal for advanced amateur photographers looking for a highly portable, advanced point-and-shoot camera equipped with built-in Wi-Fi®* and NFC** capability for easy sharing of images and video to social media networks as well as printing to compatible Canon PIXMA or SELPHY printers with the PIXMA Printing Solutions app†.
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SMPTE 2015 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2015)
SMPTE® 2015 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2015) to Delve Into OTT, Cloud, and IP
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), a leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that the SMPTE 2015 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2015), Oct. 26-29, in Hollywood, California, will feature an array of sessions dedicated to over-the-top (OTT), cloud, and IP (Internet Protocol)-based technology and services. During the SMPTE 2015 Industry Luncheon on Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 12:30 p.m., Ted Middleton, chief product officer at Verizon Digital Media Services, will make the keynote presentation titled "The TV Everywhere Frontier — Where Broadcasting Meets the Internet."
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DP Michael Fitzmaurice Shoots Thriller 'monolith' With Varicam
News: DP Michael Fitzmaurice Shoots Thriller 'monolith' With VaricamCinematographer Michael FitzMaurice recently concluded principal photography on the feature thriller Monolithwith VariCam 35 4K camera/recorders. The Sky Italia Productions' project was shot in punishing desert conditions (Kanab, Utah and Mojave Airport, California), and is currently in post.
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Ikegami Reports Accelerating Interest In UHD At IBC2015
News: Ikegami Reports Accelerating Interest In UHD At IBC2015Ikegami, a global leader in the development and manufacture of broadcast-quality cameras and production equipment, reports accelerating interest in ultra-high definition (UHD) among delegates attending the 2015 International Broadcasting Convention. Held at the RAI Centre in Amsterdam, September, IBC attracted 55,128 visitors, the highest attendance in its 38 year history.
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Submissions Open for 20th Annual ART DIRECTORS GUILD Awards on Oct. 6
Television and feature film submissions for the Art Directors Guild (ADG) 20th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards are set to open on October 6, 2015. This year’s awards will take place on Sunday, January 31, 2016 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The official announcement came from Marcia Hinds, ADG Council Chair, and James Pearse Connelly, ADG Award’s Executive Producer.
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HP Updates the World’s No. 1 Entry-Level Workstation
HP Z240 and Z240 SFF the latest in the award-winning line
HP today announced the HP Z240 Tower and Z240 SFF Workstations with next generation Intel® processors and HP Z Turbo Drive options, raising the bar for entry-level workstations, while providing the reliability of a workstation at the price point of a desktop PC.
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2015 AICP Membership Survey Results Announced
News: 2015 AICP Membership Survey Results AnnouncedAICP Releases results of Comprehensive Industry Survey, Highlights: Positive Trends in Production Activity
The Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP) today announced the release of its thirteenth Annual Survey of the Commercial Production Industry. The study, conducted by Bovitz, a Los Angeles based market research consultancy, measures industry trends and activity in the $6 billion-plus production industry.
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Pope Francis' September 26 Mass At Philadelphia's Cathedral Basilica Of Sts. Peter And Paul To Be Captured With Panasonic AW-­HE130 And AW-HE870 Remote Pan/Tilt/Zoom Cameras
News: Pope Francis' September 26 Mass At Philadelphia's Cathedral Basilica Of Sts. Peter And Paul To Be Captured With Panasonic AW-­HE130 And AW-HE870 Remote Pan/Tilt/Zoom CamerasMid-morning mass for the 2,200 congregants and worldwide viewers will come from newly-installed Panasonic remote production cameras
The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, mother church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia, will provide a glorious backdrop for Pope Francis' first stop on his visit to the city, a special papal mass to be celebrated for the people of the Archdiocese. Live video feeds of the mid-morning Saturday, September 26 mass for the 2,200 congregants as well as for worldwide viewers will come from several newly-installed Panasonic remote production cameras, including six AW-HE130 integrated 1/3” pan/tilt/zoom and two AW-HE870 2/3” 3-CCD multi-purpose units.
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Panasonic Announces Pricing And Availability For AJ-PX380 AVC-ULTRA Shoulder-Mount Camcorder
News: Panasonic Announces Pricing And Availability For AJ-PX380 AVC-ULTRA Shoulder-Mount CamcorderCamcorder Offers Advanced Network Functionality, Dual-Codec Recording, Cost-Effective Studio Configuration
Panasonic announced that at the end of September it will begin shipping the AJ-PX380 1/3-inch 2.2M 3MOS AVC-ULTRA shoulder-mount camcorder, which offers powerful IT/wireless connectivity capabilities and dual codec recording for simultaneous high resolution and proxy image capture.
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HighPoint Launches External SAS & SATA Hardware and Value RAID Tower Storage Product Line
News: HighPoint Launches External SAS & SATA Hardware and Value RAID Tower Storage Product LineFor the past 20 years, HighPoint has been a professional RAID Storage and Management solutions provider, constantly striving to bring quality product to market and deliver the industry’s best Price-Performance value. We are proud to announce our new External SAS and SATA Hardware and Value RAID Tower Storage Product Lines – the RocketStor 6414 Series.
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Technicolor PostWorks Collaborates with Ken Burns and Daniel J. White on “The Civil War” Restoration
News: Technicolor PostWorks Collaborates with Ken Burns and Daniel J. White on “The Civil War” RestorationLandmark PBS documentary remastered in 4K for 25th anniversary rebroadcast and Blu-ray release
When Ken Burns’s 11-hour documentary The Civil War first aired on PBS in 1990, it set new standards for television documentaries through its astonishingly detailed, sweeping and often heart-wrenching recount of the epic conflict between the North and South. Working under the direction of Burns and Restoration Producer Daniel J. White, Technicolor PostWorks New York participated in a meticulous 4K restoration that brings the classic documentary vividly back to life. The project was done in preparation for the 25th anniversary rebroadcast of The Civil War on PBS and its Blu-ray release this month, and also coincides with the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s assassination and the end of the war.
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Blackmagic Design Announces Major MultiView Update
News: Blackmagic Design Announces Major MultiView Update---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Kerry de Boer <kerryl@blackmagicdesign.com>
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Blackmagic Design Announces Teranex 4.2 Update
News: Blackmagic Design Announces Teranex 4.2 UpdateTeranex Express now includes advanced noise reduction, Level A support, real time metering and the ability to save conversion presets!
Blackmagic Design today announced the immediate availability of Teranex 4.2 Update which adds advanced noise reduction algorithms, Level A SDI support, audio metering and more to Teranex Express. With this new software update customers can now dramatically improve the picture quality of noisy source footage, as well as convert between 1089 different SD, HD and Ultra HD video formats up to 2160p60, all in realtime.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New DeckLink Quad 2 PCIe Capture and Playback Card
News: Blackmagic Design Announces New DeckLink Quad 2 PCIe Capture and Playback CardBlackmagic Design today announced DeckLink Quad 2, a new high performance capture and playback solution that puts the power of 8 DeckLink cards onto a single circuit board that plugs into a single PCI Express slot. Designed for developers and OEMs, DeckLink Quad 2 is the ideal solution for media play-out servers, multi screen digital signage servers, real time processors and more. DeckLink Quad 2 will retail for $995.
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ARRI 2015 IBC: NEW TOOLS AND FEATURES FOR THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL SYSTEM
News: ARRI 2015 IBC: NEW TOOLS AND FEATURES FOR THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL SYSTEMThe Electronic Control System (ECS) is a complete, modular toolset for wireless remote control not just of ARRI cameras and lenses, but literally any camera and any lens. Alongside free software update packets (SUPs) for the Wireless Compact Unit WCU-4 and Universal Motor Controller UMC-4, ARRI is introducing the new CLM-5 lens motor and an on-board monitor mount for the WCU-4.
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ARRI IBC 2015: NEW ACCESSORIES FOR THE SKYPANEL FAMILY OF LED SOFT LIGHTS
SkyPanel is a versatile family of compact and fully tuneable LED soft lights, introduced at NAB this year and shipping in September 2015 as promised. The S60 is the mid-range model, while the S30 is smaller and more portable; both are available in fully color controllable (C) and remote phosphor (RP) versions. New accessoriesnow greatly enhance the light controllability, mounting options, portability and application possibilities of these groundbreaking LED lights.
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URSA Mini B4 Mount: $295. Available November 2015
A B4 lens mount modification for our new URSA Mini PL camera designed to replace the existing PL lens mount on Blackmagic URSA Mini PL, turning it into a B4 camera for HD. To install the B4 mount, customers simply take the PL lens mount off where it is normally removed for shimming PL lenses and bolt on the B4 lens mount. This is a true lens mount replacement that features precision glass optics specifically designed to match Blackmagic URSA Mini’s sensor with high definition broadcast B4 lenses. The B4 mount also features spherical aberration correction so customers can use their lenses wide open with no blooming effect. It can be used with both 4K and 4.6K PL models of the URSA Mini.
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Bluefish444 Announces Support for Adobe Creative Cloud 2015
4K/2K/HD/SD SDI Input and Output support for 2015 Release of Adobe Video Applications
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry's highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards, announces all new Mac OSX platform support for Adobe Premiere(r) Pro CC and Adobe After Effects(r) CC, key video apps included in Adobe Creative Cloud(r). Bluefish444 will demonstrate the company's "second to none" integration with Adobe Creative Cloud at IBC Show 2015 with Live 4K Capture and Playback in a portable workstation.
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Canon developing next-generation imaging devices to expand the possibilities of visual expression
News: Canon developing next-generation imaging devices to expand the possibilities of visual expressionCanon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced that its parent company, Canon Inc., is developing a Cinema EOS System 8K camera* and professional-use 8K reference display* that will support the production of next-generation 8K video content, along with a still-image single-lens reflex camera equipped with a CMOS sensor featuring approximately 120 million effective pixels.* Through the Company’s proprietary imaging technologies, Canon provides still and video input and output devices that contribute to the development of imaging culture.
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Aaton Digital shows the production model of the new CantarX3 location 24 track digital audio recorder plus new accessories at IBC 2015
News: Aaton Digital shows the production model of the new CantarX3 location 24 track digital audio recorder plus new accessories at IBC 2015Aaton Digital will show the production model of its new CantarX3 location 24 track digital audio recorder along with new accessories for it at IBC 2015. The recorders are now being delivered to the many who pre ordered.
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To Produce “Alaskan Bush People” for The Discovery Channel, Park Slope Productions Turns to EVO
News: To Produce “Alaskan Bush People” for The Discovery Channel, Park Slope Productions Turns to EVOPark Slope Productions is an award-winning producer of original programming for the likes of OWN, TLC and MTV, and knows what it takes to create engaging television. The production house pores over hundreds of new programming ideas all the time. So when an associate producer came upon a family of nine living “off the grid” in the rugged Alaskan wilderness, the Park Slope team knew it had found something unique.
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Canon developing high-sensitivity network camera that achieves high visibility even for long-range nighttime surveillance*
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced that its parent company, Canon Inc., is developing a high-sensitivity network camera equipped with a fast, high-magnification lens capable of long-range color image capture, even at night, enabling the surveying of subjects that might be hard to see with the naked eye.
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Christie a Big Player at Giant Screen Cinema Association Show
Christie’s Larry Paul and Bryan Boehme to speak at conference
Christie® is pleased to support the Giant Screen Cinema Association International Conference and Trade Show (GSCA) taking place in San Francisco September 9-11 at the Parc 55 hotel and AMC Metreon Theatre. The event includes films, professional development and technical sessions, awards, a trade show, and more.
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Filmed Academy Invests In 18 Panasonic Varicam 35 4k Camera/Recorders To Advance Filmmaking Instruction At High School Level
News: Filmed Academy Invests In 18 Panasonic Varicam 35 4k Camera/Recorders To Advance Filmmaking Instruction At High School LevelFilmEd Academy of the Arts (Newport Beach, CA), which for the past 15 years has provided production services and filmmaking training to high schools throughout Orange County, recently added 18 Panasonic VariCam 35 4K camera/recorders to its camera inventory.
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Experiencing the future using robotic visuals at Pioneers Festival
News: Experiencing the future using robotic visuals at Pioneers FestivalWhen experiential event production agency, Media Apparat took on the technical aspects of Pioneers Festival in June 2015, the unique multimedia control and display capabilities of AV Stumpfl Wings Engine Stage and Fullwhite screens were used to their full capability.
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Atomos Launch Ninja Assassin
In 2014, Atomos revolutionised the HD to 4K transition with the announcement of Shogun. Now, with their commitment to delivering powerful creativity weapons for professionals, they bring you the Ninja Assassin.
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Canon Developing 4k Projector That Combines Ultra High Resolution And High Brightness In A Compact, Lightweight Body
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced that its parent company, Canon Inc., is developing an LCOS projector capable of displaying video and still images at a resolution up to 4,096 x 2,400 pixels with 5,000 lumens of brightness*. This level of definition surpasses the 4,096 x 2,160 pixel-resolution of 4K digital cinema.
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Canon Announces World's First 4k Uhd Wide-angle Broadcast Lens*
Canon Introduces the First in its New Line of 4K 2/3-inch Broadcast Lenses with the CJ12ex4.3B Portable Lens**, with Best-in-Class features
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the CJ12ex4.3B portable 4K 2/3-inch broadcast lens, the world’s first* 4K wide-angle lens for use with 4K broadcast cameras featuring 2/3-inch sensors. This will be the first in a new line of 4K broadcast lenses intended to support a range of 4K ultra-high-definition (UHD) productions. Designed as a portable wide-angle 12x zoom lens, the CJ12ex4.3B is ideal for Electronic Field Production (EFP) and Electronic News Gathering (ENG) broadcast applications covering news, sports, live events and filmmakers creating documentary projects desiring 4K quality. Canon is also developing a portable, longer-zoom 4K lens that will further extend 4K UHD production capabilities.
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Marquis' Project Parking Frees-up Space & Time for TV3
Marquis Broadcast, experts in content workflows and media integration software, specialise in moving media. Marquis has announced that TV3, Ireland’s leading free-to-air commercial television network, is using Marquis’ complete Avid storage management solution, Project Parking, to assist in the management of media on its Avid Interplay and ISIS storage.
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Panasonic Announces Pricing/availability For AG-DVX200PJ 4K
News: Panasonic Announces Pricing/availability For AG-DVX200PJ 4KNEW JERSEY
Panasonic has announced that its highly-anticipated AG-DVX200PJ 4K large-sensor, 4/3” handheld camcorder will begin deliveries in October 2015 with a suggested list price of $4,695. The DVX200PJ is the first in a new generation of large sensor, multi-format professional camcorders capable of capturing 4K/UHD, HD and SD, including cinematic DCI 4K 4096x2160.
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Range of FOR-A Video Production Solutions to Make Show Debut at IBC
News: Range of FOR-A Video Production Solutions to Make Show Debut at IBCBooth highlights include the compact FT-ONE-S 4K camera, new version of the HVS-2000 vision mixer, and HVS-100 vision mixer with Brainstorm software via Thunderbolt2 interface
At the upcoming IBC Show, FOR-A will showcase a variety of video production solutions, including its new FT-ONE-S compact 4K high speed camera, the company’s popular line of vision mixers, including a new control panel for the HVS-2000 unit, as well as its new multi-channel studio server - the Insight Server. FOR-A will exhibit in Hall 2, Stand A51 during the show, which takes place September 11-15 at the RAI Amsterdam.
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Blackmagic Design's 12G-SDI Product Line Wins 2015 SBE Technology Award
ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K, Smart Videohub 12G 40x40, Teranex Mini and HyperDeck Studio 12G win the 2015 Society of Broadcast Engineers Technology Award
Blackmagic Design today announced that its line of 12G-SDI products, including ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K, Smart Videohub 12G 40x40, Teranex Mini and HyperDeck Studio 12G, has won the 2015 Society of Broadcast Engineers Technology Award.
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Chainsaw Provides Post Services for Emmy Nominees
News: Chainsaw Provides Post Services for Emmy NomineesPost Factory, Pixel Underground, Bling Digital and SIM Digital also lend their expertise to nominated series, documentaries and specials.
Chainsaw, A SIM Group company, provided post production services for 11 television productions that received a total of 54 nominations in the 67th Emmy® Awards.
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FMG Creates Broadcast Workflow for Swatch Freeride World Tour
California
Blackmagic Design announced today the Swatch Freeride World Tour Alaska leg was broadcast globally with the help of Fountain Media Group (FMG) using Blackmagic Design 4K products, including production switchers, monitors, converters and SSD recorders. The broadcast HQ for the event was 1,500 meters up an Alaskan ridge adjacent a mountain face known as "The Venue.” The crew staged and camped for 11 days with Blackmagic Design equipment, waiting for the perfect weather conditions to run the one day competition and live broadcast.
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Vimond Highlights Speeds NRK to Social Media with Topical News and Sports Clips
News: Vimond Highlights Speeds NRK to Social Media with Topical News and Sports ClipsCome and see us at IBC.Booth 14.E26
NRK, the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, has installed Vimond Highlights to streamline and accelerate the process of creating video clips from live coverage and posting them online.
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​​Blackmagic Design Announces New Lower Price for Blackmagic Studio Camera
Blackmagic Design today announced it will make the optical fiber connection on its Blackmagic Studio Camera models a user installed option allowing the company to reduce the retail price of the camera. The HD model will reduce in price by $300 and the Ultra HD model will reduce in price by $500.
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RE:Vision Effects releases DE:Flicker with GPU support for Premiere Pro
RE:Vision Effects, acclaimed effects plug-in industry leader and makers of Academy Award winning software, announces DE:Flicker™ for Adobe® Premiere Pro®, with support now included when purchasing DE:Flicker for After Effects. DE:Flicker continues to be available for Final Cut Pro X and Motion, which requires a separate license.
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Autodesk Brings Visionary Speakers to SIGGRAPH 2015
Autodesk’s speaker series is returning to SIGGRAPH this year from August 11-12 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Hosted in room 408A, the sessions, presented by industry thought leaders, will provide an in-depth overview of industry trends and emerging developments driving the future of 3D visual effects and production in film and television. Members of the Autodesk development team will also provide insights and updates on Autodesk software, including upcoming innovative applications of the technology in Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR) and virtual production. Sessions range in focus from “Terminator Genisys” and “Jurassic World” VFX breakdowns to cloud computing and more. A few highlight sessions include:
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