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Adorama Showcases Broadcast’s Best Gear, Launches B-to-B Sales Division at NAB 2017
Adorama Showcases Broadcast’s Best Gear, Launches B-to-B Sales Division at NAB 2017
See the full gamut of broadcast production gear from top manufacturers plus hands-on demo of multi-camera production workflows at Adorama NAB booth; Adorama consultative business sales services; double the stakes for daily show floor giveaways
Adorama, one of the world’s largest photography, video, audio, imaging and electronics retailers, will be showcasing its offering of professional broadcast and production equipment at the 2017 NAB Show, held at the Las Vegas Convention Center from April 24-27.
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Bexel Provides Robotic Camera Systems for '60 Days In' Docuseries
Bexel Provides Robotic Camera Systems for '60 Days In' DocuseriesBexel has supplied all audio/video equipment for the third season of the innovative A&E docuseries "60 Days In," which premiered March 2. Produced by Lucky 8 TV, the third season is set inside Fulton County Jail in Atlanta.
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TSL Products Appoints Audio Product Manager
TSL Products Appoints Audio Product Manager
Stephen Brownsill brings extensive experience from Grass Valley, Miranda, Fox
Leading broadcast equipment manufacturer, TSL Products, has appointed Stephen Brownsill to the role of Audio Product Manager. Reporting to Mark Davies, Director of Products and Technology, Brownsill’s responsibilities include product definition and direction for the flagship audio monitoring range, utilising his vision and experience to support the company’s ongoing growth strategy.
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Telestream to Acquire IneoQuest
Telestream to Acquire IneoQuest
Acquisition ensures the highest possible video quality from creation to viewing
Telestream® (www.telestream.net), a leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, today announced its agreement to acquire IneoQuest (www.ineoquest.com), the global leader in video quality monitoring and analytics solutions for content distribution across managed and unmanaged networks. Founded in 2001, IneoQuest is headquartered in Mansfield, Massachusetts, with sales operations in North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. With this acquisition, Telestream will enable its customers to deliver the highest possible video quality to their viewers on any device. The terms of the deal were not disclosed as both companies are privately held.
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Major UK presence at CABSAT & SATExpo 2017
Major UK presence at CABSAT & SATExpo 2017
55 companies bring the best of British broadcast and media technology to the EMEA showcase event
CABSAT 2017: This year sees another major British Group at CABSAT (Dubai World Trade Centre, 21 – 23 March 2017). No fewer than 55 companies working together to demonstrate the best in broadcast and media technology. The presence is organised by Tradefair, on behalf of the UK government’s Department of International Trade and in association with techUK, the Information Technology Telecommunications and Electronics Association.
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Ross Mobile Productions Scores Efficiency Points with MultiDyne Fiber-Optic Systems
Ross Mobile Productions Scores Efficiency Points with MultiDyne Fiber-Optic Systems
MultiDyne LiGHTCuBE, SMPTE-HUT provide long distance, lightweight fiber optic signal transport in stadium locations, significantly reducing the time and energy needed to set-up and teardown for games
By using MultiDyne Fiber Optic Solutions’ LiGHTCuBE and SMPTE-HUT fiber optic distribution equipment, Ross Mobile Productions of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has dramatically reduced setup and tear-down time associated with sports and live event productions.
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Spears & Arrows Welcomes Directors Robert Logevall And Josh Miller
Spears & Arrows Welcomes Directors Robert Logevall And Josh Miller
Gifted Story-Tellers Join Three-Year-Old Commercial Production House Led By Executive Producer Jason Wolk
Looking to add to their burgeoning roster of talented directors, Spears & Arrows, the three-year-old production company founded by Executive Producer Jason Wolk, has added directors Robert Logevall and Josh Miller. They join an impressive roster headlined by Arni Thor Jonsson, Ago Panini, John Grammatico and Don Broida.
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Antelope Audio Ships Orion32 HD for Pro Tools HD and Native Compatible
Antelope Audio Ships Orion32 HD for Pro Tools HD and Native Compatible
Newest Addition to the Orion Family Features Sonic Excellence, Versatility and FPGA FX — with 64 Channels of Audio via HDX and USB3
Antelope Audio, a leading interface company specializing in Field Programmable Gate Array-based vintage FX modeling, announced that its Orion32 HD is now shipping. Announced at the NAMM 2017 convention and priced at $3,495.00, the Orion32 HD is the third member of the Orion32 family and features full Pro Tools HD and Native compatibility — along with 64 channels of pristine audio quality in 192kHz via HDX or USB3 with real time monitoring. 
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AUTFEST, the First Annual Film Festival Dedicated to Autism Awareness, Announces Its April 22-23 Program Line-Up
AUTFEST, the First Annual Film Festival Dedicated to Autism Awareness, Announces Its April 22-23 Program Line-Up
Presented by the Autism Society and AMC Theaters®, AutFest Celebrates “From Spectrum to Screen” in Orange County. Oscar®-Winners Ben Affleck and Pixar Filmmakers Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera To Be Honored.
AutFest, the first film festival solely dedicated to an autistic audience and filmmakers, today announced its official program selections for its first annual film festival celebrating autism awareness “from spectrum to screen.” Presented by The Autism Society, AutFest will screen over 10 feature films and short films that promote autism awareness and/or are made by autistic filmmakers. As previously announced, AutFest will also honor Oscar®-winning director, actor and filmmaker Ben Affleck and Oscar–winning Pixar Animation Studios’ filmmakers Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera (Inside Out). AutFest takes place Saturday, April 22 – Sunday, April 23, 2017 at the AMC Orange 30 in Orange, CA. Passes and tickets are currently on sale and can be purchased at autfestasa.com.
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Los Angeles Church Mosaic Maximizes 4K Content Creation Workflow with Facilis TerraBlock
Los Angeles Church Mosaic Maximizes 4K Content Creation Workflow with Facilis TerraBlockFacilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks today announced that Mosaic—a Southern California church with more than 3,000 regular attendees—is among the first houses of worship in the nation to adopt an end-to-end native 4K-resolution file-based video workflow for media content creation.
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Broadcast Pix Upgrade Adds Native Facebook Live Support to Integrated Production Switchers
Broadcast Pix Upgrade Adds Native Facebook Live Support to Integrated Production SwitchersBroadcast Pix™ today announced its integrated production switchers now offer native support for Facebook Live. Available this spring, the upgrade will be included in all new switchers and as a free upgrade for switchers currently under warranty.
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Crawford Media Builds Media Digitization and Preservation Services on Quantum Lattus Object Storage
Crawford Media Builds Media Digitization and Preservation Services on Quantum Lattus Object Storage
Easily Scalable Quantum Archive Improves Long-Term Integrity and Availability of Content While Minimizing Costs
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) today announced that Atlanta-based Crawford Media Services is using Lattus® object storage to build a content repository that supports mass migration of its clients' legacy content to digital formats and provides ongoing media storage and management. Designed to hold an initial 1.2 petabytes of archived assets as well as content ingested during new projects, the system gives Crawford Media a sophisticated storage infrastructure that cost-effectively accommodates ongoing expansion of the company's services and customer base.
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Masstech to Unveil Major MAM and Workflow Advances at NAB Show
Masstech to Unveil Major MAM and Workflow Advances at NAB Show
New hosting and storage options bring the power of the company's solutions to the Cloud, while expanded automations and integrations streamline customers' operations
Masstech is heading to the 2017 NAB Show with its widest array of media management innovations and enhancements in years. Exhibiting in booth SU3202, the company will showcase how media organizations can seamlessly integrate the Cloud into their operations, maximize their content's value, and move media files more easily between production, distribution and archive processes.
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Marquis' Parking is Just the Ticket for Hat Trick 
Marquis' Parking is Just the Ticket for Hat Trick Marquis Broadcast, developer of advanced workflow productivity tools for the broadcast and media industry, has announced Hat Trick, one of the UK's most successful independent production companies has installed Marquis’ Project Parking and Workspace Parking to manage its Avid projects. Hat Trick now uses Project Parking integrated with Spectra Logic’s BlackPearl® Deep Storage Gateway for storage and easy retrieval of projects, while Marquis’ Workspace Parking and Sync enable editors to access content at facilities in both Camden and near Oxford Street, central London.
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FOX 24 Charleston Automates Closed Captioning of Live News with ENCO enCaption3R3
FOX 24 Charleston Automates Closed Captioning of Live News with ENCO enCaption3R3
WTAT-TV/FOX 24 significantly reduces costs using enCaption3R3 to generate real-time captioning of local newscasts, including its new “FOX 24 News Now” show at 11pm
WTAT-TV, better known as FOX 24 in Charleston, SC, has significantly accelerated its closed captioning workflow and improved accuracy with a transition to ENCO’s software-defined enCaption3R3 system.
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WhiteSpace Alliance Believes United States Will Rapidly Move Forward with TV White Space Deployments
WhiteSpace Alliance Believes United States Will Rapidly Move Forward with TV White Space Deployments
Significant License Exempt Spectrum for TV Band Internet Access Will Become Available
The WhiteSpace Alliance® (WSA), a global industry organization enabling sharing of underutilized spectrum, says that completion of the recent FCC spectrum incentive auction will make the United States a prime market for TV white space deployments.
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PAG: Manage Your Batteries More Efficiently
PAG: Manage Your Batteries More EfficientlyAt NAB 2017, PAG, an innovator of portable power solutions for the broadcast industry with almost 5 decades of experience, will debut its new Battery Reader for the PAGlink Gold Mount System of compact, lightweight, intelligent linking batteries. The Battery Reader will be exhibited by PAG America, a division of the Carr Distribution Group on booth #C9518.
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Digital Jungle Moves To New Facility, Expands Creative Focus
Digital Jungle Moves To New Facility, Expands Creative Focus
Hollywood Mainstay Joins Growing Talent Pool of Santa Clarita Production Hub
Digital Jungle, one of Hollywood’s longtime leaders in digital workflow and postproduction services, has moved its operations to a new facility in Santa Clarita, CA, a burgeoning production and post production community in the suburbs of Los Angeles.  The new headquarters is now home to both Digital Jungle Post and its recent off-shoot, Digital Jungle Pictures, a feature film development and production studio.  Considered an icon in the post industry, Digital Jungle, has put its finishing touches on hundreds of indie films, commercials and long-form TV projects.
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DNF Controls Makes GPI Routing Easy
DNF Controls Makes GPI Routing Easy
GTP-32 Control Processor Simplifies Device Sharing; Delivering Trusted Control Solutions for over 25 Years
Routing GPI (General Purpose Interfaces) triggers around the facility may seem trivial, but it remains a go-to method for day-to-day device control. DNF Controls − the award-winning and acknowledged leader in Human-to-Machine and Machine-to-Machine interfaces − has an elegantly simple solution using the company’s workhorse GTP-32 Control Processor.
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Renowned Bollywood Sound Engineer Sreejesh Nair Chooses Halo Upmix From NUGEN Audio
Renowned Bollywood Sound Engineer Sreejesh Nair Chooses Halo Upmix From NUGEN AudioNUGEN Audio today announced that Sreejesh Nair, a Mumbai, India-based audio/mix engineer and pro audio solutions specialist for Avid, has chosen NUGEN Audio's Halo Upmix plug-in for stereo-to-5.1/7.1/9.1 upmixing. Nair uses Halo to produce a powerfully immersive upmix on a broad range of cinema projects, including the sound tracks of well-known Bollywood titles.
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Amazon Prime original PRIME JAPAN shot with URSA Mini 4.6K
Amazon Prime original PRIME JAPAN shot with URSA Mini 4.6KBlackmagic Design today announced that Amazon Prime's original 4K documentary, PRIME JAPAN, was shot with Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K. PRIME JAPAN is a documentary about Japan. It picks up a variety of topics regarding Japan from traditional culture such as sushi, sake and Japanese swords to more modern culture which represents today's Japan such as design, fashion and modern architecture.
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FOR-A Named Exclusive Distributor of ClassX Live 3D Graphics Line
FOR-A Named Exclusive Distributor of ClassX Live 3D Graphics Line
FOR-A Named Exclusive Distributor of ClassX Live 3D Graphics Line in North, Central and South America
FOR-A Corporation of America and ClassX announce today an exclusive sales and service agreement between the two companies. FOR-A America will now offer, on an exclusive basis, the ClassX solution of 2D/3D character generation and live motion graphics and playout software in North, Central, and South America. The agreement provides broadcasters and live event producers with the ability to create and play out ClassX real-time broadcast graphics integrated with FOR-A video switchers.
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Pebble Beach Systems partners with Blue Lucy to announce Beluga
Pebble Beach Systems partners with Blue Lucy to announce Beluga
Suite of Workflow Engine and Content Management Solutions for Playout and Distribution
Leading automation and integrated playout specialist Pebble Beach Systems today announced that it has partnered with innovative media asset management software developers Blue Lucy to offer Beluga, a new workflow engine, content management and video processing solution. Beluga integrates closely with Pebble’s Marina automation system to offer targeted file delivery, content preparation, and integrated QC workflows without the need to deploy an enterprise MAM solution.
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Digital Nirvana to Showcase its Full Suite of Media Management Products & Services
Digital Nirvana to Showcase its Full Suite of Media Management Products & Services
The company’s latest version of its MonitorIQ platform and new closed captioning services among booth highlights
Digital Nirvana, developers of innovative media management products, will show its full line of products and services at the 2017 NAB Show. Taking place April 24-27 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Digital Nirvana will showcase its newest media management solutions at Booth #SU14312. With new service offerings to be announced at a later date, booth highlights will include the newest version of its flagship MonitorIQ platform, the CAR/TS (Capture, Analyze, Replay – Transport Stream) transport stream recorder, as well as closed captioning solutions.
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Magewell to Showcase Video I/O Innovations at 2017 NAB Show
Magewell to Showcase Video I/O Innovations at 2017 NAB ShowMagewell is bringing its extensive array of feature-rich video interface devices to the 2017 NAB Show, including numerous recently-launched products and exciting new unveilings. Visitors to booth SU12813 will experience first-hand how the quality, performance and reliability of Magewell's solutions have made them the preferred choice of video professionals, systems integrators and OEM partners for applications including broadcast, live event streaming, surveillance, medical imaging, lecture capture, virtual reality (VR) production, video conferencing and more.
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Hasselblad announce inspiring photography experiences around the world 
Hasselblad announce inspiring photography experiences around the world Hasselblad, the leading manufacturer of medium format cameras and lenses, has announced the 2017 Hasselblad Experience series. Hasselblad Experience workshops are held across the world and offer an unparalleled educational experience for photo enthusiasts and photographers alike.
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Transvideo and Aaton Digital will both show new products at Cabsat 2017
Transvideo and Aaton Digital will both show new products at Cabsat 2017
Sister companies Transvideo and Aaton Digital will both show new products at Cabsat 2017 in Dubai.
Transvideo will show the new StarliteRF-a, a wireless monitor with advanced camera control capabilities that can remotely control key functions of the ARRI ALEXA Mini and AMIRA cameras. The kit consists of a StarliteRF-a monitor-recorder and a TitanHD2 Tx-a that connects to the EXT socket of the ARRI cameras via a specific cable provided. You will have a hand held lightweight, high quality monitor receiving the camera picture wirelessly, and you can adjust key camera functions wirelessly by return to the camera. The camera functions are accessed via the monitor’s touch screen. You also have the ability to record and play back clips via the inbuilt recorder, which can be set up to record automatically when the camera records.
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ROTOLIGHT SHINES BRIGHTLY ON AWARD WINNERS
ROTOLIGHT SHINES BRIGHTLY ON AWARD WINNERS
Mark Mann shoots Academy Award® winners with Anova Pro
Leading fashion and celebrity photographer Mark Mann has once again used the Rotolight Anova PRO as his light of choice, in a recent photo shoot with two of this year’s Oscar® winners. Mann shot Emma Stone (BAFTA award-winning actress known for Crazy, Stupid, Love and The Amazing Spiderman, and now Best Actress winner for La La Land) and Casey Affleck (producer, director, writer and Best Actor award winner for Manchester By The Sea) using the Anova PRO, an LED location and studio light developed by the award-winning British LED lighting manufacturer Rotolight.
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Procam Selects Timecode Systems As Exclusive Supplier
Procam Selects Timecode Systems As Exclusive Supplier
Timecode Systems Selected by Procam as Exclusive Supplier of Timecode and Sync Products
Timecode Systems today announced that it has been chosen as the sole supplier of timecode and sync products to Procam, the UK's largest digital cinematography and broadcast hire facility. The agreement comes as a result of a growing relationship between the two companies, which share the same commitment to using new technology innovatively to help production teams deliver increasingly ambitious shows as efficiently as possible.
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Rising Sun Pictures Sinks Its Claws into LOGAN
Rising Sun Pictures Sinks Its Claws into LOGAN
VFX studio reunites with Director James Mangold for dark and intense Wolverine finale.
Reprising its role on The Wolverine, Rising Sun Pictures joined Director James Mangold’s team for LOGAN, the third and final installment in 20th Century Fox/Marvel’s “Wolverine” saga. Working under Production VFX Supervisor Chas Jarrett and Co-Producer Kurt Williams, RSP contributed some 230 shots to the dark, visceral tale, with the work ranging from animating the title character’s trademark claws to producing finely-detailed matte paintings of locations in Mexico, Texas and elsewhere.
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Audio-Technica Introduces Interpretation Unit for ATUC-50 Digital Discussion System
Audio-Technica Introduces Interpretation Unit for ATUC-50 Digital Discussion SystemAudio-Technica, a leading innovator in transducer technology for over 50 years, has extended the functionality of its ATUC-50 Digital Wired Discussion System with the launch of the ATUC-50INT simultaneous interpretation unit.
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FOH Engineer Vance Galloway Chooses Waves eMotion LV1 Live Mixer for Nicolas Jaar Tour
FOH Engineer Vance Galloway Chooses Waves eMotion LV1 Live Mixer for Nicolas Jaar TourFront-of-house engineer Vance Galloway is among the growing trend of live audio professionals employing tools from Waves Audio on tour with prominent acts. For live dates with Nicolas Jaar, Galloway chooses the Waves eMotion LV1 live mixer, Waves SoundGrid servers and various Waves plugins. Galloway comments, “My current setup includes a very compact system consisting of a Waves SoundGrid server and a 2014 Mac Mini running Windows 10 with two 20” Dell 10-point touchscreens.
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Rising Sun Pictures Expands VFX Training Program
Rising Sun Pictures Expands VFX Training Program
Award-winning visual effects studio has built a new classroom facility to accommodate more students and a new program offering a Graduate Certificate in Dynamic Effects and Lighting.
Responding to demand from aspiring visual effects artists from across Australia and beyond, Rising Sun Pictures is expanding its visual effects educational program, operated in partnership with the University of South Australia. RSP will now offer a Graduate Certificate in Dynamic Effects and Lighting, modeled after its successful Graduate Certificate in Composting and Tracking. It is also adding to its menu of short courses covering 3D modeling, compositing and other subjects.
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Cine Plus Delivers HDR Grade on ARD Thriller with DaVinci Resolve
Cine Plus Delivers HDR Grade on ARD Thriller with DaVinci ResolveBlackmagic Design today announced that Berlin post house Cine Plus has completed its first high dynamic range (HDR) grade in DaVinci Resolve Studio for German national broadcaster ARD’s feature length thriller, “Sanft Schläft der Tod.”
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Zylight Demonstrates Specialty, Stage LED Lighting Options at USITT 2017
Zylight Demonstrates Specialty, Stage LED Lighting Options at USITT 2017Zylight, a leading manufacturer and distributor of innovative LED lighting solutions, will showcase several of its stage and specialty lighting products during the USITT 2017 Annual Conference & Stage Expo, which runs March 8-11 in St. Louis. Co-located in the USHIO booth (#1911), Zylight will demonstrate its F8-200 LED Fresnel and F8-B LED UV Fresnel, as well as a variety of LDDE Nano*Pix LED soft lights and LedCyc modular LED backlight systems.
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OffAbbot Creates/Produces Hollar.com's First-Ever TV Ad
OffAbbot Creates/Produces Hollar.com's First-Ever TV Ad
Creative Collective Partners With Popular Mobile Retailer To Create And Produce New “Bottomless" Spot
Looking to make a splash with its first foray into broadcast TV, Hollar.com (recently named one of the top 33 start-ups to watch in 2017 by Business Insider)partnered with digital production collective OffAbbot to create and produce the brand’s new ad “Bottomless.”
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Switcher Launches Switcher Studio 3.0
Switcher Launches Switcher Studio 3.0
Switcher Studio 3.0 Offers Advanced Camera Controls, Pre-Recorded Video Insertion; Adds New Advanced Features for Creating Better Live and Recorded Content for Mobile Video Creators
Switcher Inc. (www.switcherstudio.com) today announced a major new upgrade to its flagship mobile video creation platform, Switcher Studio. With the launch of Switcher Studio 3.0, Switcher is adding new features that are specifically designed to improve content creation for mobile video creators, including advanced camera controls and the ability to insert pre-recorded video clips directly into live stream productions.
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Lucky Post Promotes Elizabeth V. Moore To Editor
Lucky Post Promotes Elizabeth V. Moore To EditorLucky Post announces Elizabeth V. Moore has been promoted to editor. Moore has been working with her mentors and friends at Lucky Post since 2012, when she joined the company as an assistant. Working alongside Lucky Post’s senior editors, Moore has honed her talent editing music videos, television promos, short films, and commercials for brands including Charles Schwab, Costa, Jeep, 7-Eleven, and Wolf.
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Timeline to launch fully uncompressed 4K HDR IP outside broadcast truck
Timeline to launch fully uncompressed 4K HDR IP outside broadcast truckTimeline Television, a major provider of outside broadcast and post-production, is building a state-of-the-art triple expanding outside broadcast truck to provide fully uncompressed 4K and HDR over IP. "This new outside broadcast truck will provide fully uncompressed IP capability to broadcasters, " said Daniel McDonnell, Managing Director, Timeline Television.
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Finland’s Digita selects Nevion for DVB terrestrial network distribution renewal
Finland’s Digita selects Nevion for DVB terrestrial network distribution renewal
Finland’s Digita selects Nevion for DVB terrestrial network distribution renewal Nevion Virtuoso CP4400 DTT processors and VideoIPath management software for a reliable transport over IP
Nevion, award-winning provider of virtual media production infrastructure, announced today that Finnish network terrestrial operator Digita (www.digita.fi) has selected Nevion equipment and software to provide a transport of signals from its headend to its transmission sites. Applying cutting-edge digital technology, Digita also develops and supplies versatile Internet TV and radio services along with services based on the company’s comprehensive network infrastructure.
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Beautiful Ford Ranger spot by The Salto Brothers
Beautiful Ford Ranger spot by The Salto Brothers
Experience the Adventure with the Salto's New Film
The Salto Brothers just released their new director’s cut Ford Ranger spot, and it was worth the wait! This ambitious, beautifully shot ad was filmed over nine days in the forests of Thailand and is guaranteed to make you pack your bags and run off to the nearest car dealer in search of adventure. And just in case you had any doubts about the durability of the car, they drove it straight into a river on-screen for us! (We’re promised they didn’t lose any downstream.)
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PlayBox Technology to Demonstrate Total Flexibility in Broadcast Playout​ at NAB 2017​
PlayBox Technology to Demonstrate Total Flexibility in Broadcast Playout​ at NAB 2017​PlayBox Technology Limited will introduce the latest versions of its CloudAir universal playout and streaming platform and Neo channel-in-a-box product suite and at the 2017 NAB Show in Las Vegas, April 24-27. "We will also be making a very big announcement on the floor at this year's NAB so please make sure you come and see us on booth N5311 in the North Hall," says US director of operations Van Duke.
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Media Links & VIDI Help Win Viewers for Winter Sports in Germany
Media Links & VIDI Help Win Viewers for Winter Sports in GermanyMedia Links, a Technology and Engineering Emmy® Award winner and market leader in media over IP transport solutions, has announced its partner and German based distributor VIDI is helping win viewers for winter sports competition coverage in Germany. VIDI has provided OB services and technology, including Media Links’ MD8000 IP transport solution, to supply coverage of ski jumping, alpine skiing and biathlon from various remote locations for live transmission by the German public broadcaster ARD and ZDF.
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Marquis to Launch Worx4 X for Apple FCP at NAB 2017
Marquis to Launch Worx4 X for Apple FCP at NAB 2017Marquis Broadcast, developer of advanced workflow productivity tools for the broadcast and media industry, has announced it will officially launch Worx4 X the brand-new app which consolidates Apple Final Cut Pro X projects. It massively reduces project size, without quality loss or using compression - at NAB 2017 on booth SL9030.
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LightHouse Films Signs New Northeast Representation
LightHouse Films has recently signed Sharon Lew of Lew & Co for Northeast representation. Sharon is a 20-year film, television, and media industry veteran who founded the New York-based Talent Management firm, Lew & Co. Her career includes collaborations with world-class visual artists, directors, brands, and production companies.
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Samuel + Gunnar Dance Through Life in Reverse For TM Insurance
Samuel + Gunnar Dance Through Life in Reverse For TM InsuranceDirectorial duo Samuel + Gunnar, represented by Humble in the U.S., recently teamed up with Icelandic agency Dodlur in a new spot for TM Insurance. In the wistful :90 second film we follow a couple in reverse chronology throughout their life. The spot opens with a futuristic, intimate moment. We see the couple dancing - the man’s figure projected in three dimensions embracing his partner. With each of the multiple scenes the pair dances further into the present until we find them as children, a little boy peeking through a window at a little girl practicing ballet.
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Gorilla expands audio dubbing capacity with further investments in Pro Tools
Gorilla expands audio dubbing capacity with further investments in Pro ToolsAlready home to the first Avid S6 consoles in Wales; Cardiff-based post-production house Gorilla has expanded its audio dubbing capacity with the purchase of two further Pro Tools systems and an S3 console from Scrub, the post-focused division of HHB.
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Boris FX Announces Major Product Updates for Sapphire 11, Continuum 11 and Mocha VR at NAB 2017
Boris FX Announces Major Product Updates for Sapphire 11, Continuum 11 and Mocha VR at NAB 2017
The post-production industry’s most popular plug-ins get updated with Primatte® keying, Mocha tracking, 360 video support, and RLM licensing tools
Boris FX™, the leading plug-in developer of professional post-production tools, will be showcasing major new versions of the industry’s premier plug-in packages Continuum and Sapphire, along with its groundbreaking new 360/VR tool, Mocha VR, at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), April 24-27, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada (Booth SL6824).
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Era Enables Benelux Viceland Expansion
ERA implements Pixit storage as VICELAND expands in Europe
VICE Media, which owns and operates the expanding VICELAND television network, has purchased Pixit Media’s PixStor software-defined storage system from UK-based IT infrastructure and technical solution specialists ERA for the new VICELAND channel in Benelux. The PixStor system will be installed and implemented on-site by ERA, specialists in image-centric IT solutions for the creative industries. The new installation is particularly aimed at enhancing VICELAND’s 4K capabilities.
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Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 12.5 for Linux Now Available
Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 12.5 for Linux Now Available
DaVinci Resolve and DaVinci Resolve Studio are now available for Red Hat and CentOS Linux.
Blackmagic Design today announced that DaVinci Resolve, its professional editing and color correction software, is now available on Red Hat and CentOS Linux. This allows customers with Red Hat or CentoOS 6.8 or 7.2 systems to download and use the free version of DaVinci Resolve or the full DaVinci Resolve Studio. Adding Linux support gives customers more choice in hardware, allowing them to build extremely high performance, low cost workstations for editing and color correction.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New URSA Mini Pro 4.6K Camera
Blackmagic Design Announces New URSA Mini Pro 4.6K Camera
New camera combines incredible digital film image quality with broadcast camera features, built in ND filters, interchangeable lens mount and more.
Blackmagic Design today announced URSA Mini Pro 4.6K, a new professional camera that combines high end digital film quality with the ergonomics and features of a traditional broadcast camera. URSA Mini Pro features a massive number of tactile control buttons, switches and dials that make it faster to use, built in optical ND filters, a new interchangeable lens mount, dual CFAST 2.0 and dual SD/UHS-II card recorders, and much more.
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Blackmagic Design Announces Innovative New Control Panels for DaVinci Resolve
Blackmagic Design Announces Innovative New Control Panels for DaVinci Resolve
New hardware color correction control panels are designed for new changing workflows
Blackmagic Design today announced two new portable hardware control panels for DaVinci Resolve, its professional editing and color correction software. With professional editing becoming extremely popular in DaVinci Resolve, these new control panels are designed to allow color correction workflows to be mixed in with editing workflows, while introducing new levels of quality in affordable hardware control panels.
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Apantac to Debut 9 Input Multiviewer openGear Card at NAB 2017
Apantac to Debut 9 Input Multiviewer openGear Card at NAB 2017Apantac, provider of cost-effective multiviewers, video walls, extenders, and signal processing solutions is debuting a nine input Multiviewer card for the openGear platform at NAB 2017, booth N6406.
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Cinamaker Demos Revolutionary Mobile Live Video Production Technology at SXSW
Cinamaker Demos Revolutionary Mobile Live Video Production Technology at SXSWPRNewswire-- SXSW -- Cinamaker will demonstrate its new live video streaming technology that allows anyone to quickly and easily set up their own live multi-camera TV show and broadcast it to audiences worldwide. (at SXSW on March 12 in the Austin Convention Center, booth 204)
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Zylight, Aladdin Fixtures Save Shoot in Stormy Weather for DP Harry Frith
Zylight, Aladdin Fixtures Save Shoot in Stormy Weather for DP Harry FrithLast October, DP Harry Frith was literally trying to shoot interview footage outside in the middle of a monsoon. He was on location in Belize for an episode of a popular HGTV real estate series, which usually shoots outside and relies on natural light and silks for diffusion. With bad weather on the horizon, the production was forced to move under shelters. Normally, the lack of lighting gear would have been a serious problem. For this episode, however, Frith had packed two new lights, the flexible LED panel.
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FOR-A to Focus on Integration, 12G and IP as Path to Full HD and 4K
FOR-A to Focus on Integration, 12G and IP as Path to Full HD and 4KFOR-A will showcase over 15 new products at 2017 NAB SHOW in April, all pointing to the company’s commitment to overall product integration, and as part of its full HD and 4K initiative, continuing with the construction of a comprehensive IP and 12G-SDI infrastructure.
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Qligent Brings Cloud Monitoring Vision to Evolving OTT Market at 2017 NAB Show
Leading innovator in cloud-based monitoring and analysis of TV services will also launch a specialized managed service layer for special needs of OTT customers
Qligent, a specialist in cloud-based, enterprise-level media monitoring and analysis, will unleash the first OTT-specific solution of its groundbreaking Vision cloud-based monitoring platform at the 2017 NAB Show, taking place April 24-27 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Called Vision-OTT, the platform represents a leap forward for Qligent in that it’s the company’s first purely 100 percent virtualized cloud solution, eliminating all system configuration and management for the end user. Qligent will exhibit at Booth N6520.
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Waves Introduces the Dugan Automixer + Dugan Speech Bundle
Waves Introduces the Dugan Automixer + Dugan Speech BundleWaves Audio, the world’s leading developer of professional audio signal processing technologies, introduces the Waves Dugan Automixer + Dugan Speech bundle. Any live or broadcast engineer is familiar with the challenging situation of having to mix multiple channels of speech mics. These Dugan plugins save users the tedious need to manually ride faders while trying to keep up with several people talking at once. Now, with the Waves Dugan Automixer + Dugan Speech bundle, this has never been easier. Developed with pro audio inventor Dan Dugan, both Dugan plugins are powered by his patented voice-activated process. This high-value bundle includes two plugins for auto-mixing multiple mics in real time: the new Dugan Speech for integrated use inside the Waves eMotion LV1 live mixing console, and the Dugan Automixer for other major live sound consoles.
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Sennheiser Announces A Digital Wireless System That Is All About Performance
Sennheiser Announces A Digital Wireless System That Is All About Performance
The Sennheiser Digital 6000 microphone system is shipping now
Digital 6000, the latest member of Sennheiser’s professional wireless microphone range, is shipping now. Incorporating the acclaimed Long Range transmission mode and proprietary audio codec from Sennheiser’s top-of-the-range Digital 9000 series, Digital 6000 delivers impeccable RF wireless and audio performance. At the same time, the system fulfils the business need of rental companies, theatres, broadcasters and houses of worship for a flexible two-channel wireless solution that allows the use of existing accessory infrastructures. Designed for demanding live productions, Digital 6000 also addresses the challenges of the shrinking UHF spectrum: The system eliminates intermodulation, enabling more channels to operate in less spectrum space.
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PAG Announces More Outputs for Camera Accessories
PAG Announces More Outputs for Camera AccessoriesAt NAB 2017, PAG, the camera power specialist of some 45 years standing, will launch the new PowerHub for its PAGlink Gold Mount System of compact, lightweight, intelligent linking batteries. The new power distribution accessory will be exhibited by PAG America, a division of the Carr Distribution Group on booth #C9518.
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Leading Canadian Media Production Companies Fusion Cine and Great Pacific Media Turn to Archion's EditStor for High Profile Episodic and Reality TV Shows
Leading Canadian Media Production Companies Fusion Cine and Great Pacific Media Turn to Archion's EditStor for High Profile Episodic and Reality TV ShowsArchion Technologies, a leader in intelligent, ultra high performance shared storage solutions for media workflows, announces the rapid growth and adoption of Archion's EditStor in Western Canada, highlighted by two leading media companies in that region – Fusion Cine, a top media and entertainment technology vendor, and Great Pacific Media, a leading producer of factual television content. Those companies have invested regularly in Archion's EditStor for large scale post-production and broadcast requirements involving high profile TV programming.
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Xytech Expands Executive Team
Xytech Expands Executive Team
Industry Veteran Michael Vinyard Joins as SVP of Professional Services
Xytech, the leader in facility management software for the broadcast and media industries, has expanded its executive team with the addition of industry veteran Michael Vinyard to the new role of Sr. Vice President of Professional Services. With mission-critical implementations at premier broadcasters, studios and media services companies worldwide, Vinyard will be responsible for the delivery of consulting, configuration and installation services across the company.
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Geoff Bailey Joins Alkemy X As Creative Director
Geoff Bailey Joins Alkemy X As Creative DirectorCreative content company Alkemy X has added Creative Director Geoff Bailey to its New York office. This move accents a noteworthy stretch of expansion in which Alkemy X almost doubled its staff and opened a new state-of-the-art production and post facility in New York City. The announcement comes on the heels of Alkemy X making headlines as the exclusive visual effects company on M. Night Shyamalan’s original thriller “Split,” which was the no. 1 film at the U.S. Box Office for three consecutive weeks.
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Unique Hammond Joins Cut+Run Los Angeles, As Head of Sales and Development
Cut+Run is excited to welcome Unique Hammond as Head of Sales and Development for the Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Austin offices. Hammond brings a wealth of industry knowledge to this new role.
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SMPTE Opens Call for Papers for SMPTE 2017 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition
SMPTE Opens Call for Papers for SMPTE 2017 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition
Deadline for Abstract Submission Is May 15
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the organization whose standards work has supported a century of technological advances in entertainment technology, is seeking proposals for technical papers for the SMPTE 2017 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2017), Oct. 23-26, 2017, in Hollywood, California. Proposed papers must be informational and address technical theory, research, innovations, applications, or practices specific to an evolving technology relevant to the media industry. Abstracts must be submitted online no later than May 15.
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Major US News Network Moves to Dalet Unified News Operations Workflow
Major US News Network Moves to Dalet Unified News Operations WorkflowDalet announced today that a leading US news broadcaster has signed a large-scale, multi-site deal to migrate all of its regional news stations to the Dalet Unified News Operations workflow powered by Dalet Galaxy. The state-of-the-art solution will offer every station a centralized content repository natively accessible by the suite of user-friendly production and distribution tools. The connected, friction-free Unified News Operations workflow will provide faster and better content production and ultra-easy distribution for broadcast, web (CMS) and social outlets alike. Once this first phase is completed, all sites will be standardized on the same technology platform, setting a robust and open foundation for future multi-site federation and collaboration.
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HITACHI HDTV Cameras Chosen By Willow Creek Community Church
HITACHI HDTV Cameras Chosen By Willow Creek Community Church
Image quality, operational flexibility and ease of use help globally-recognized megachurch connect more closely with its followers
As one of the largest churches in the United States, Willow Creek Community Church places a very high value on the power of video to connect with its congregants both within and beyond its campuses. When the church upgraded its production equipment to high definition at its main site in South Barrington, Illinois, it selected HDTV cameras from Hitachi Kokusai Electric America Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) to capture and enhance the rich, immersive visual experiences for which its worship services are known around the world.
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New Firmware From Timecode Systems Paves the Way for Wireless Sensor Sync for Virtual Reality
A new firmware upgrade launched this week by Timecode Systems further enhances the accuracy of its wireless genlock. With the company now promising sub-line-accurate synchronisation, the system generates the most precise wireless genlock on the market, allowing Timecode Systems products to stay locked in sync more accurately than any other wireless solution. This is not only a huge benefit across the company's existing product range, but also sets the scene for development of a wireless sensor sync solution capable of meeting the requirements of virtual reality, augmented reality and motion capture.
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WCPMedia Services Accelerates Production and Post-Production Workflows
WCPMedia Services Accelerates Production and Post-Production Workflows
Industry leader in cloud-based asset management adds new features to improve dailies management, transcoding, delivery of assets and creative collaboration.
WCPMedia Services today announces significant improvements to its market-leading, cloud-based media management platform to help television and motion picture producers better store, manage and share assets throughout the production cycle. New features and enhancements address core production activities including dailies management and transcoding, review and approval, and distribution to post-production partners and end-users. WCPMedia allows producers to control their assets efficiently and securely by harnessing the power of the cloud.
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Roundabout Entertainment Adds Craig Price to DI Team
Roundabout Entertainment Adds Craig Price to DI Team
Veteran editor and visual effects artists will focus on finishing studio and independent features.
Veteran editor, visual effects artist and creative director Craig Price has joined Roundabout Entertainment. Price will serve as a finishing editor in the facility’s growing digital intermediate department. In his first project with Roundabout, Price performed final editing for Director Tommy Bertelsen’s indie thriller Feed. He also designed and executed the film’s main title sequence. Upcoming work includes a project for Director Terrence Mallick.
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SymplyPRO Sets the Benchmark for Integrated Workflow Collaboration
SymplyPRO Sets the Benchmark for Integrated Workflow Collaboration
Storage Solution Features Breakthrough Capabilities, Including Up to 192TB of Storage, Redundant Fibre Channel and Ethernet Sharing In 4U of Rack Space
Symply, Inc., a global provider of high-performance digital storage solutions, today announced the launch of SymplyPRO, a "Symply better collaborative storage workspace." SymplyPRO features field-proven RAID storage and an integrated blend of Fibre Channel and Ethernet sharing, providing broadcasters, film studios, post-production houses, and other media creatives that work with high-resolution content with the ultimate level of flexibility, efficiency, and workflow collaboration capabilities. The ultra-fast SymplyPRO storage solution will be unveiled at BVE 2017 in London, Feb 28 – March 2, with Global Distribution, at Hall S1-8, Stand J30.
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HPA Tech Retreat UK Opens Call for Proposals
HPA Tech Retreat UK Opens Call for Proposals
Top Tech Gathering Returns to Oxfordshire 11-13 July
During the 2017 HPA Tech Retreat, the dates and the call for proposals for the HPA Tech Retreat UK were announced by SMPTE Education Vice President Richard Welsh, co-chair of the HPA Tech Retreat UK, alongside HPA President Seth Hallen and Barbara Lange, executive director of SMPTE and HPA. Like its US counterpart, the HPA Tech Retreat UK is a pivotal gathering for those engaged in the many disciplines supporting the creation, management and dissemination of content across dynamic distribution environments. The HPA Tech Retreat UK returns to Heythrop Park Resort in Oxfordshire from 11-13 July, with a multifaceted programme and event lineup.
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Hasselblad announces four new XCD lenses for the X1D
Combining Compact Format with the Highest Optical Quality
Following the hugely successful launch of the ground-breaking X1D in 2016, Hasselblad is delighted to introduce four new XCD lenses. The XCD 120mm Macro lens is the first to complement the existing XCD lens family, and will be available at the end of June 2017.
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TVU Networks' Remote Production System uses Blackmagic Design
TVU Networks' Remote Production System uses Blackmagic DesignBlackmagic Design today announced that TVU Networks uses its multichannel DeckLink capture and playback products as part of the new and popular TVU Remote Production System (RPS). TVU RPS is designed for broadcasting some of the world’s most exciting live events for news, sports, once-in-a-lifetime events and more.
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Xsens Indie Program brings motion capture to independent creators
Xsens Indie Program brings motion capture to independent creators
Xsens Indie Program brings mocap to the masses New initiative gives indie creatives access to Hollywood-grade motion capture technology
Xsens, the leading innovator in 3D motion tracking technology, has announced the Xsens Indie Program—a new initiative designed to democratize the use of its Hollywood-grade motion capture solutions.
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Dell EMC OEM and IoT Solutions helps global video compression leader ATEME transform the broadcast industry
Dell EMC OEM Solutions is today announcing its collaboration with leading video compression expert ATEME to provide the company with the servers and storage needed to expand its solutions catalogue. As a result of the performance of Dell EMC’s solutions, ATEME is able to provide higher density solutions while maintaining high video quality, lowering customers’ OpEx and CapEx costs and providing the flexibility needed to scale without service disruption.
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New 4K Content From Skyward Kick Productions Now Available on Wazee Digital Commerce
New 4K Content From Skyward Kick Productions Now Available on Wazee Digital Commerce
Licensable Content Includes Extreme Sports Video and Footage Aimed at Corporate and Documentary Projects
Wazee Digital, a leading provider of cloud-native video management and licensing services, today announced that new HD and 4K content is available for licensing through its Wazee Digital Commerce portal from Ottawa, Ontario-based Skyward Kick Productions. Skyward Kick specializes in extreme sports video but also produces projects ranging from corporate training videos and advertising to award-winning cinema.
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Radio Television Malaysia Makes Large Purchase of TVU Networks Video Transmission Units
Radio Television Malaysia Makes Large Purchase of TVU Networks Video Transmission Units
TVU One mobile uplink solution to be widely used by the public broadcaster for national and local newscast production
TVU Networksannounces that Radio Television Malaysia (RTM), the first public broadcaster in Malaysia, has placed a large order for the company’s IP video transmission solutions. The Kuala Lumpur-based broadcaster recently purchased TVU Networks’ popular TVU One cellular uplink solutionfor deployment to 17 locations, including their headquarters and local stations, for nationwide news coverage.
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Bexel Introduces Clarity 800 Camera for Live Production
Bexel Introduces Clarity 800 Camera for Live Production
POV-Sized Camera Sets New Technology Standard for Capturing HFR Images
Bexel Global Broadcast Solutions, a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services, has unveiled the Bexel Clarity 800 camera, the world's first miniature, high-frame-rate (HFR) point-of view camera for live production. Building on its unrivaled experience in live broadcast, Bexel developed the standard-setting Clarity 800 camera system to meet sports and event producers' increasing demand for high-quality, real-time HFR video.
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Facilis Technology Announces New High-Performance Hub Server and Web Console Interface with v7
Facilis Technology Announces New High-Performance Hub Server and Web Console Interface with v7
Substantial performance enhancement options for existing customers plus new scale-out and usability features makes V7 the most compelling release in years.
Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, today announced the all new Facilis Hub Server, a performance aggregator that can be added to new and existing TerraBlock systems. Also announced as part of version 7 is a new browser-based, mobile compatible Web Console that delivers enhanced workflow and administration from any connected location. The new solutions will be unveiled at NAB 2017 on booth SL7920.
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LYNX Technik Launches 12G Capable yellobriks
LYNX Technik Launches 12G Capable yellobriksLYNX Technik AG, provider of modular interfaces for broadcast and professional AV signal processing applications, today announced that it has enhanced its yellobrik series with three new single link SDI 12G capable modules. A fiber transmitter (OTX 1410), fiber receiver (ORX 1400) and fiber transceiver (OTR 1410).
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RE:Vision Effects announces RE:Lens for Nuke and Fusion Studio
RE:Vision Effects announces RE:Lens for Nuke and Fusion Studio
Fisheye, super-wide angle, spherical and 360 panorama processing and stabilization made easy!
RE:Vision Effects, acclaimed effects plug-in industry leader and makers of Academy Award winning software, announces RE:Lens™, a new set of tools for projection conversion and lens distortion correction. RE:Lens is vital for your super-wide, fisheye, spherical, and 360 panorama workflow and is now available for The Foundry's Nuke and Blackmagic Design's Fusion Studio while continuing to be available for Adobe® After Effects® and Adobe Premiere Pro®.
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RED DIGITAL CINEMA to show Sandro Miller's PLAYING LYNCH exhibit in GALLERY ROUGE at its Red Miami Location
RED DIGITAL CINEMA to show Sandro Miller's PLAYING LYNCH exhibit in GALLERY ROUGE at its Red Miami Location
Photographer and Director Sandro Miller will be Present to Officially Open the Exhibit
RED Digital Cinema will open the PLAYING LYNCH exhibit at its Miami location (72 Northwest 25th Street) on March 11. The exhibit will celebrate the creative collaboration of actor John Malkovich and director Sandro Miller featuring depictions of well-known characters and scenes from David Lynch’s Films.
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MTI Film Expands Hollywood Facility to Support HDR
MTI Film Expands Hollywood Facility to Support HDR
Adds new color grading, editorial and QC resources.
MTI Film has completed a major expansion of its Hollywood facility designed to accommodate growing demand for post-production services and support for HDR content. The expansion includes the addition of two new color grading suites and an editorial finishing suite, all HDR capable. The company has also improved its IT infrastructure, adding significant bandwidth and storage, and installed new monitoring systems throughout the facility. All the moves are intended to address the growing number of television productions requiring HDR delivery as well as the company’s expanded slate of HD and UHD shows.
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Kaufer Productions Bolsters Corporate Projects with AG-DVX200 4K Camcorder
Kaufer Productions Bolsters Corporate Projects with AG-DVX200 4K CamcorderAfter a lengthy career in broadcast ENG and EFP, in 2002 videographer/editor Jeffrey Kaufer established his own production company, Kaufer Productions, serving Minnesota’s Twin Cities metropolitan area. For the past year, Kaufer has been utilizing Panasonic’s AG-DVX200 4K large-sensor handheld on a variety of corporate projects for large companies including United Way, Boston Scientific and Xcel Energy.
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L'espace Vision builds Mega MultiDock ingest system using twenty Blackmagic MultiDocks
L'espace Vision builds Mega MultiDock ingest system using twenty Blackmagic MultiDocksBlackmagic Design today announced that Tokyo based L'espace Vision has created the Mega MultiDock, an ingest system built around 20 Blackmagic MultiDocks. The system is able to import media from up to 80 SSDs simultaneously and is primarily used for ingesting footage from its live concert recording service, which uses multiple Blackmagic HyperDeck Studio Pro SSD recorders.
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VEGAS Creative Software announces VEGAS Movie Studio 14
VEGAS Creative Software announces VEGAS Movie Studio 14
Built upon the powerful core technology of VEGAS Pro 14, the new update to VEGAS Movie Studio provides the right VEGAS software for every user.
VEGAS Creative Software announces the availability of the latest update to the VEGAS Movie Studio family of products, which includes VEGAS Movie Studio 14, VEGAS Movie Studio 14 Platinum, and VEGAS Movie Studio 14 Suite.
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ATG Danmon Upgrades Production Gallery for Input Media
ATG Danmon Upgrades Production Gallery for Input MediaATG Danmon announces the completion of a gallery upgrade at the London headquarters of Input Media, one of Britain's leading sports television production companies. Founded nearly 30 years ago, Input Media produces over 2,000 hours of high-quality programming every year.
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Framestore Deploys PixStor in London, New York, and Los Angeles
Framestore Deploys PixStor in London, New York, and Los Angeles
Pixit Media's Scale-Out Storage Running on NetApp E-Series Arrays Gives Renowned Post and VFX House Performance and Scalability
Pixit Media, the leader in storage solutions built specifically for media workflows, today announced that Oscar-, Emmy-, and British Academy Film Award-winning creative studio Framestore has deployed Pixit Media's PixStor software-defined scale-out storage solution at its Los Angeles, London, and New York sites as central production storage for the advertising part of its business. The deployment gives Framestore guaranteed performance and consistency across all three sites, a cost-effective and simplified approach to disaster recovery and business continuity, and a modular infrastructure that is easy to manage and expand to support multiple workflows.
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I-MOVIX Announces New Autoclip Feature for INFINITE Slow Motion Camera
I-MOVIX Announces New Autoclip Feature for INFINITE Slow Motion Camera
Can be easily integrated into a wide range of live production servers
I-MOVIX has announced the availability of a new Autoclip feature for its INFINITE slow motion camera. This new functionality enables unprecedented and straightforward integration of the INFINITE camera within the standard LSM workflow, further reinforcing it as the optimum choice for a wide range of broadcast productions. The new feature will be showcased at NAB 2017 on booth C8625.
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SMPTE® Hollywood Section to Explore Laser Projection at February Meeting
SMPTE® Hollywood Section to Explore Laser Projection at February MeetingThe Hollywood Section of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® , the organization whose standards work has supported a century of technological advances in entertainment technology; today announced that its February meeting, scheduled for Monday the 27th, will focus on laser projection.
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Technicolor PostWorks’ Sam Daley Replicates Black & White Look for Horror Tale, THE EYES OF MY MOTHER
Technicolor PostWorks’ Sam Daley Replicates Black & White Look for Horror Tale, THE EYES OF MY MOTHER
Stylishly shocking film marks debut of director Nicolas Pesce; Cinematographer Zach Kuperstein nominated for Independent Spirit Award.
Writer-Director Nicolas Pesce’s debut feature, THE EYES OF MY MOTHER, which was finished at Technicolor PostWorks New York, is a beautifully calibrated horror story of a young woman scarred by childhood tragedy. The film is packed with heart-pounding moments, made all the more chilling by an artfully crafted black & white look captured by Cinematographer Zach Kuperstein (also making his feature debut) and finished by Colorist Sam Daley.
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VRLA Partners with IEEE VR to Present Academic Track at VRLA
Latest Scientific Research and Development in VR to be Presented at Co-Located Programming Block from IEEE VR at VRLA 2017
VRLA, the premiere virtual and augmented reality conference, today announced a partnership with IEEE VR to bring the latest scientific research in virtual reality to VRLA. This advanced academic programming block will be a subset of the content presented at the IEEE VR conference, and will be available to VRLA 2-Day Pro Pass holders. Special sessions will cover topics ranging from virtual humans and avatars, to locomotion and navigation in virtual environments, and will be offered on Friday, April 14th during VRLA at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
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Tedial Revolutionizes Storage Management at NAB 2017
Tedial Revolutionizes Storage Management at NAB 2017
Tedial tackles storage virtualization via AST; integrates with Pebble Beach automation to launch Multiverse
Tedial, the leading independent MAM technology solutions specialist will debut Evolution Augmented STorage, a new concept in storage virtualization systems to be demonstrated in Booth N 1420 at NAB. Expanding its platform, Tedial introduces Multiverse, a tight integration between Pebble Broadcast Systems’ Marina Automation and Tedial’s Evolution MAM.
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Meredith Stations Choose Wirecast Gear for Facebook Live Streaming
Meredith Stations Choose Wirecast Gear for Facebook Live Streaming
Broadcast TV group uses Facebook Live to extend reach and connect with viewers
Telestream®, a leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, today announced that Meredith Corporation’s broadcast television group, a publicly held media and marketing services company based in Des Moines, Iowa, has chosen the Wirecast Gear appliance to enable its stations to stream breaking news and news-related content directly to Facebook Live.
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Custom Consoles Completes Studio Desk Project for TV3
Custom Consoles Completes Studio Desk Project for TV3
See Custom Consoles on stand C2-42 at CABSAT, Dubai World Trade Centre, March 21-23
Custom Consoles announces the completion of a studio desk project for Dublin-based television broadcaster TV3 Group. The contract includes two large production control desks plus a single-operator sound control desk with a large integrated audio mixing panel. All three desks are based on the Module-R product series.
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Camera Corps Makes Tracks to BVE 2017
Camera Corps Makes Tracks to BVE 2017Camera Corps, a leading supplier of speciality camera systems, will promote its innovative products and services during Broadcast Video Expo at the London ExCel from Tuesday February 28 through Thursday March 2. Exhibiting on stand P14, the Camera Corps team will be hosting equipment demonstrations for stand visitors for the duration of the show.
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Roland M-5000 OHRCA Digital Mixing Console Selected for Prominent Touring Acts
Roland M-5000 OHRCA Digital Mixing Console Selected for Prominent Touring Acts
The Roland M-5000 lets FOH and monitor mixers for such acts as Vocalosity, Saint Motel and Sabrina Carpenter manage their live shows with efficiency and sound quality
The Roland M-5000 OHRCA Digital Mixing Console has a lot going for it: 128 channels, up to 228 signal paths, 28 faders, multi-layer operation, a touch-screen display, 24-bit/96kHz resolution and more. From another point of view, what the M-5000 really offers can be boiled down to the top three things that count on the road: great sound, utter reliability, and the kind of flexibility that lets front-of-house and monitor mixers build the workflow that best suits them and their artists.
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ADG "Scenic Arts Day" Proclaimed by LA City Council Feb. 24
Councilmember Krekorian To Present Resolution on Friday, Feb. 24
The ART DIRECTORS GUILD (ADG, IATSE Local 800) and its Scenic, Title and Graphic Artist Council will be honored by the LA City Council with a resolution presented by Councilmember Paul Krekorian recognizing this Friday, Feb. 24, as Scenic Arts Day in Los Angeles. This distinguished honor spotlights the artists behind the meticulously rendered, hand painted scenic backdrops that have created worlds of imagination in almost every feature film of Hollywood’s golden age. This accolade celebrates ADG’s collaboration on the new book THE ART OF THE HOLLYWOOD BACKDROP and with JC Backings on the original MGM Scenic Art Studio (now Sony Studios) where most of these gigantic backdrops are preserved.
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ASG Bolsters Los Angeles Sales with Industry Veteran Suzette Ferguson
ASG Bolsters Los Angeles Sales with Industry Veteran Suzette FergusonAdvanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading data, video, and audio integration firm, today announced industry sales veteran Suzette Ferguson has joined the company to increase sales efforts across Southern California. Based in Los Angeles, she will continue to expand ASG’s presence in the media and entertainment market, as well as a variety of vertical markets.
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