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Boris FX Silhouette Releases 2020 Version Of Two-Time Award-Winning Advanced Rotoscoping, Paint & Compositing Tools
Boris FX Silhouette Releases 2020 Version Of Two-Time Award-Winning Advanced Rotoscoping, Paint & Compositing Tools
The winner of both an Academy Award for technical achievement and an Engineering Emmy Award adds new magnetic spline tools, a paint detail separation workflow, and free integrated Mocha planar tracking
Boris FX Silhouette, the singular rotoscoping and paint tool favored by top feature film and visual effects teams, is having a banner year. Silhouette 2020 marks the first major release since winning a Sci-Tech Academy Award (Feb 2019), joining Boris FX’s award-winning product family (Sept 2019), and winning an Engineering Emmy Award (Oct 2019).
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AJA Introduces 8K Support for HDR Image Analyzer 12G
AJA Introduces 8K Support for HDR Image Analyzer 12G
Advanced HDR monitoring and analysis with 12G-SDI connectivity
AJA Video Systems has announced new 8K support for HDR Image Analyzer 12G, its powerful real-time HDR and WCG monitoring and analysis platform developed in partnership with Colorfront. The upcoming free software release will feature up to 8K/UHD2 HDR monitoring and analysis for high raster content with 12G-SDI for higher bandwidth workflows with the simplicity of single-cable connectivity.
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Genius Produced Production Company Uses Blackmagic Cameras for Immersive eLearning Workflow
Genius Produced Production Company Uses Blackmagic Cameras for Immersive eLearning Workflow
Productions use Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K and Studio Cameras, ATEM Television Studio Pro HD and DaVinci Resolve for complete Blackmagic Design production to post workflow
Blackmagic Design announced today that Los Angeles based production company Genius Produced utilizes a Blackmagic workflow to produce immersive educational and instructional design content for elearning. The productions use Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K and Studio Cameras, along with ATEM Television Studio Pro HD and DaVinci Resolve for a complete Blackmagic Design production to post workflow.
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Archion's EditStor Omni Helps Patagonia Accelerate Creative Editorial Process and Archival Access for Thousands of Product Videos and Documentary Films
Archion's EditStor Omni Helps Patagonia Accelerate Creative Editorial Process and Archival Access for Thousands of Product Videos and Documentary Films
Outdoor clothing leader invests in Archion 384TB EditStor Omni storage system for feature films, corporate communications, social media, and more
Archion Technologies, a leader in intelligent, ultra-high performance network video storage solutions for content creation, has announced that Patagonia, Inc., a company that makes clothes for climbing—as well as for skiing, snowboarding, surfing, fly fishing, mountain biking and trail running, has invested in an Archion 384TB EditStor Omni storage system. Patagonia has been using the Archion storage solution for everything from feature films, corporate communications, and branding videos, to a great deal of social media content, to product videos for the web, trade shows, and for in-store presentations.
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Telestream ScreenFlow 9.0 Launched for Mac Video Editing and Screen Capture
Telestream ScreenFlow 9.0 Launched for Mac Video Editing and Screen Capture
New features include multiscreen recording, new editing tools, clip editor, and more
Telestream®, a global leader of digital media tools, media streaming and delivery technologies, today announced the immediate availability of ScreenFlow 9, the latest version of the company’s award-winning video editing and screen recording software for the Mac.
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Blackmagic RAW Format Used on Indie Science Fiction Thriller, Portals
Blackmagic RAW Format Used on Indie Science Fiction Thriller, Portals
Sci-fi anthology series captured with Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K using Blackmagic RAW 12:1, editing Blackmagic RAW rushes straight out of the camera running DaVinci Resolve on a MacBook Pro
Blackmagic Design today announced that filmmaker Hasraf (Haz) Dulull employed a Blackmagic RAW workflow throughout both the acquisition and post production of a new science fiction anthology feature, Portals.
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Experience Panavision’s End-to-End Ecosystem at 2019 Camerimage
Experience Panavision’s End-to-End Ecosystem at 2019 Camerimage
PanaVillage Exhibit Space Demonstrates Integrated Tools and Technology from Panavision, LEE Filters, Light Iron, Panalux, and Direct Digital; Panavision Hosts Discussion with Camerimage Honoree John Bailey, ASC
Panavision and its family of companies return to the EnergaCamerimage International Film Festival from November 9-16 in Torun, Poland, with an immersive, end-to-end experience for attendees. Torun’s newly renovated Karczma Damroki facility, across the street from the Jordanki Festival Center, will be transformed into an interactive festival space called PanaVillage and will showcase the integrated technologies, products, and services from Panavision, Panalux, Light Iron, LEE Filters, and Direct Digital.
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The End of the F***ing World Season Two Graded in DaVinci Resolve
The End of the F***ing World Season Two Graded in DaVinci Resolve
New Resolve suite adds to CHEAT’s three preexisting grading suites, which include Linux machines with dual Intel Xeon E5-2600 v4 processors supported by four Nvidia GTX 1080Ti GPUs and the DaVinci Resolve Advanced Panel
Blackmagic Design today announced that CHEAT has continued its expansion with DaVinci Resolve Studio, adding a new HDR ready grading suite as well as a research and development lab.
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Astro Design Uses DeckLink 8K Pro for Realtime 8K Camera and Lens Measurement System
Astro Design Uses DeckLink 8K Pro for Realtime 8K Camera and Lens Measurement System
New Astro Design IP-8030 will help broadcasters measure the resolution of systems including cameras and lenses by using the DeckLink 8K Pro to capture 8K feeds
Blackmagic Design announced today that Astro Design, a Japanese manufacturer specializing in 8K product design, is using Blackmagic Design DeckLink 8K Pro as part of their new real time modular transfer function (MTF) measurement system. The new IP-8030 was developed with NHK’s technological collaboration and will be used by broadcasters to test 8K products and systems.
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Upin & Ipin first Malaysian Film to Qualify for Academy's Animated Film Category
Upin & Ipin first Malaysian Film to Qualify for Academy's Animated Film Category
Will Screen at Asian World Film Festival and Open in Los Angeles Nov 8 at Laemmle Glendale
The Malaysian animated feature Upin & Ipin: The Lone Gibbon Kris will screen for one week at the Laemmle Glendale on November 8 in a qualifying run for the 92nd Academy Awards Best Animated Film category. One of 32 films in the race, it is the first animated film from Malaysia to qualify in this category.
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ShortsTV Premieres Heather Henson’s Handmade Puppet Dreams
ShortsTV Premieres Heather Henson’s Handmade Puppet Dreams
ShortsTV Debuting Several Films from Acclaimed Puppeteers Worldwide; Monthlong Celebration of Heather Henson’s Vision
Heather Henson’s Handmade Puppet Dreams will premiere throughout November 2019 on ShortsTV, the first and only 24/7, linear and OTT HD TV channel dedicated to short form video entertainment, including movies and series.
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Digital Anarchy Launches Transcriptive 2.0
Digital Anarchy Launches Transcriptive 2.0
Introduces New “Clip Mode’ for Transcribing Individual Clips and Editing Video with Text; ‘Offline Sync’ Feature Aligns Any Transcript, Regardless of Source, with No Internet Connection Required and Free of Charge
Digital Anarchy(www.digitalanarchy.com) today announced it has significantly advanced its intelligent transcription software for Adobe® Premiere Pro® editors with the launch of Transcriptive 2.0.
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Adobe Announces New Tools & Features for Video at Adobe MAX
Adobe Announces New Tools & Features for Video at Adobe MAX
Highlights include much-anticipated Auto Reframe, Character Animator 3, multilayer EXR support, and performance and stability improvements
Today at Adobe MAX, Adobe announced the latest release for Creative Cloud, empowering video professionals to work smarter, deliver faster, and do more creatively, including Auto Reframe in Premiere Pro, which previewed at IBC earlier this year. Available today, the new versions of Premiere Pro, After Effects, Character Animator, Audition, and Premiere Rush offer performance improvements and workflow refinements that empower you to work smarter, deliver faster, and do more creatively.
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Minnesota House of Representatives Modernizes Live Streams with AJA HELO
Minnesota House of Representatives Modernizes Live Streams with AJA HELO
Non-partisan office of the Minnesota House of Representatives streams live content 24/7 using 13 AJA HELOs
With millions of daily visitors, YouTube has become an ideal platform for government agencies to keep the public apprised of breaking legislative developments. Content traditionally reserved for public TV or meeting rooms is now increasingly being live streamed, as the Minnesota House of Representatives is showing. House Public Information Services, a non-partisan office of the Minnesota House of Representatives, broadcasts select meetings live on PBS and cable when the House is in session, but also delivers a live stream of every meeting room to YouTube, relying on AJA’s HELO to stream meeting content to potential viewers 24/7.
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Universal Production Music collaborates with Adobe Inc. to create specialized music application panel for Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe Audition
Universal Production Music collaborates with Adobe Inc. to create specialized music application panel for Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe Audition
New tool allows editors to access full Universal Production Music repertoire from within the popular editing programs
Universal Production Music and Adobe Inc. have collaborated to build a specialized music application panel designed specifically for Adobe® Premiere® Pro and Adobe Audition®. The new tool will enable users of the Adobe programs to access Universal Production Music’s entire catalog. The panel is a new integrated extension that offers an easy way to search, play, download music and view playlists without leaving Premiere Pro or Audition.
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Squeak E. Clean Studios Adds Sound Designer Ryan Dickinson
Squeak E. Clean Studios Adds Sound Designer Ryan Dickinson
Ryan's experience features agencies including Ogilvy, Saatchi, and Colenso BBDO, and such top brands as Samsung, Adidas, Coca-Cola, Burger King, EA Games and Gameloft
Global creative audio network Squeak E. Clean Studios welcomes has added Sound Designer Ryan Dickinson to its recently-launched Melbourne studio. Dickinson has over 15 years of international audio production experience, working for top advertising agencies including Ogilvy, Saatchi, Colenso BBDO etc. His experience spans work for such top brands as Samsung, Adidas, Coca-Cola, Burger King, EA Games and Gameloft. At Oglivy, his sound design and mixing for the “Do You Care Enough to Be A Cop” campaign earned him two Gold and one Silver Effie Award. A soundie at heart, with a music performing background, Dickinson has a keen ear for talent performance and musical mastery in branded content spots.
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GB Labs and Trams target new market sectors for storage solutions
GB Labs, innovators of powerful and intelligent storage solutions for the media and entertainment industries, has formalised a storage systems partnership with Trams Ltd, the award-winning IT solutions provider. GB Labs and Trams have already enjoyed success in selling and supporting GB Labs systems to some of Trams’ top customers, primarily to the media industry, but increasingly outside that sector.
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Music Legend Danny Kortchmar Contributes to Successful Panels at 147th AES Convention in New York City
Music Legend Danny Kortchmar Contributes to Successful Panels at 147th AES Convention in New York City
Legendary GRAMMY®-nominated guitarist, songwriter and producer Danny Kortchmar joined successful panels at recent New York convention
(Los Angeles, CA--November 1, 2019) Legendary GRAMMY®-nominated guitarist, songwriter and producer Danny Kortchmar had a strong presence at the recent 147th Audio Engineering Society Convention in New York City, which took place October 16-19, 2019, at the Jacob Javits Center. Kortchmar contributed to two successful panel events: “Triple Threat: The Art, Production & Technology of Making Music” on Thursday, October 17, and “How We Make Music—Crossing the Decades from Analog to Digital” on Friday, October 18.
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Director Doug Walker Joins Caruso Company
Director Doug Walker Joins Caruso Company
Boutique, Bay Area production also inks with Options for sales representation as it begins growing its directorial roster
Caruso Company has signed Doug Walker for exclusive representation as a director for commercials, branded content and other projects. Walker, who is also an editor and co-founder of the editorial and post house 1606 Studio, has collaborated frequently with Caruso Company on directing projects as an independent, most recently on an image campaign for the University of Arizona Health Sciences via San Francisco agency Novio. Past collaborations include work for Almond Breeze, Intel, Facebook, Wells Fargo and Norton Utilities.
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"Parasite" to Screen at AWFF with Over 25 Oscar and Golden Globe Submitted Films
"Parasite" to Screen at AWFF with Over 25 Oscar and Golden Globe Submitted Films
5th Annual Asian World Film Festival to screen over 25 films submitted for Oscar and Golden Globes consideration; films at Festival represent over 50 nations
The 5th annual Asian World Film Festival has selected over 25 films that have qualified for Best International Feature Film competition at one or both of Hollywood’s major award events, the Academy Awards and the Golden Globes.
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EditShare Advanced Security Capabilities Safeguard Trailerhaus Valuable Feature Film Content
EditShare Advanced Security Capabilities Safeguard Trailerhaus Valuable Feature Film Content
Germany’s premier editorial facility builds secure, next-generation content management infrastructure on the high-performance EditShare EFS platform
EditShare®, a technology leader that specializes in collaboration, security, and intelligent storage solutions for media creation and management, announced today that Germany’s leading editorial creative facility, Trailerhaus, has revamped its media management infrastructure and security measures to meet new TPN security standards with EditShare workflow solutions. Turning out more than 300 theatrical trailers and editorial projects for the German-speaking market, the state-of-the-art facility features EditShare’s EFS media engineered shared storage platform coupled with EditShare Flow for workflow media management.
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Korea’s eSports VSG Arena Built Using Blackmagic Design 12G 4K Workflow
Korea’s eSports VSG Arena Built Using Blackmagic Design 12G 4K Workflow
VSgame creates live streaming and broadcast eSports system with URSA Broadcast cameras, ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K, HyperDeck Studio 12G broadcast deck, Smart Videohub 12G 40x40 router, Teranex AV converters, SmartView 4K monitor, ATEM Talkback Converter 4K and more in VSG Arena, first end-to-end 4K eSports arena in Korea
Blackmagic Design today announced that VSGame, a Korean eSports content creation and online streaming company, built a 4K eSports game live streaming and broadcast system using URSA Broadcast cameras, ATEM 4 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K and a number of other Blackmagic Design products. The system was installed at Korea’s famous eSports VSG Arena, which now is also the first full 4K end to end eSports arena in Korea.
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Swiss Pay TV Network Teleclub Expands Ultra HD Live Sports Broadcasting with Blackmagic Design 12G Infrastructure
Swiss Pay TV Network Teleclub Expands Ultra HD Live Sports Broadcasting with Blackmagic Design 12G Infrastructure
Teleclub has implemented Ultra HD playout via more than 83 channels in German, French, and Italian with Blackmagic Design 12G infrastructure
Blackmagic Design today announced that Teleclub, Switzerland’s leading Pay TV network, has implemented an Ultra HD video playout system, built around a Blackmagic Design 12G infrastructure, to support an increased volume of linear and pay per view (PPV) live sports channels.
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New York City’s School of Visual Arts Invests in 30 Panasonic AU-EVA1 5.7K Cinema Cameras for Cinematography/Production Instruction
New York City’s School of Visual Arts Invests in 30 Panasonic AU-EVA1 5.7K Cinema Cameras for Cinematography/Production Instruction
Faculty member and award-winning director/cinematographer Dejan Georgevich ASC utilizes the AU-EVA1s in his Advanced Cinematography class
New York City’s School of Visual Arts (SVA) has purchased 30 AU-EVA1 5.7K cinema cameras for instruction/production throughout its BFA Film program. The cameras are allocated to all cinematography and production classes for second- and third-year students, as well as to a master class for fourth-year thesis students.
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Matrox Now Shipping QuadHead2Go Multi-Monitor Controllers for Next-Generation Video Walls
Matrox Now Shipping QuadHead2Go Multi-Monitor Controllers for Next-Generation Video Walls
QuadHead2Go appliances and cards simplify large-scale and artistic video wall installations by supporting any source, any size, and any configuration
Matrox® Graphics Inc. is pleased to announce that the Matrox QuadHead2Go™ multi-monitor controllers are now shipping. Available in appliance and PCI Express® card form factors, QuadHead2Go units are capable of driving four displays from one signal offering an easy and convenient path to next-generation video walls. The new multi-monitor controllers also feature a modular architecture that provides complete video wall scalability and flexibility by powering video walls of any type and size—while delivering flawless image quality across high-impact configurations. OEMs, system integrators, and AV installers can use the included Matrox PowerWall™ software to effortlessly configure the latest emerging, large-scale, and artistic video walls.
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Long Hollow Church Upgrades to Panasonic 4K/HD Cameras for Live Worship Production
Long Hollow Church Upgrades to Panasonic 4K/HD Cameras for Live Worship Production
New gear for Tennessee congregation includes seven Panasonic AK-UC4000 4K/HD/HDR studio camera systems, as well as an AW-UE150 4K/HD pan/tilt/zoom camera and two PT-RQ22KU 4K+ large-venue laser projectors
To support its transition to HD and ultimately 4K live production of weekly worship services, Long Hollow Baptist Church (Hendersonville, TN) invested in seven Panasonic AK-UC4000 4K/HD/HDR studio camera systems, as well as an AW-UE150 4K/HD pan/tilt/zoom camera and two PT-RQ22KU 4K+ large-venue laser projectors.
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Chimney Uses DaVinci Resolve Studio for Real Time Collaboration on Jarmusch's The Dead Don't Die
The Chimney team produced more than 300 VFX shots for the film, with work happening simultaneously at its New York and Gothenburg locations
Blackmagic Design today announced that Chimney relied on DaVinci Resolve Studio to collaborate in real time across its New York, NY, and Gothenburg, Sweden, locations while delivering visual effects (VFX) for the hit zombie movie “The Dead Don’t Die.” The international post production company also used Fusion Studio for select VFX work on the film.
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Cut+Run Welcomes Editor Stephen Jess
Cut+Run Welcomes Editor Stephen Jess
Past projects have included Google, AT&T, Subaru, and American Express
Noted Editor Stephen Jess has joined Cut+Run. His gift for uncovering authentic human moments shines through in his projects for Google, AT&T, Subaru, and American Express.
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Telestream Updates PRISM Media Processing Platform
Telestream Updates PRISM Media Processing Platform
Eases learning curve when transitioning to new formats
Telestream®, a global leader in file-based media workflow orchestration, media streaming and delivery technologies, today announced a new software update (v 1.10) for its PRISM series of hybrid SDI and IP waveform monitors. The latest update supports more advanced tools for HDR (High Dynamic Range) and WCG (Wide Color Gamut) productions in 4K and HD. While PRISM has been a leading tool for customers making the transition to IP-infrastructures, this software release makes it an equally powerful tool in 3G and 4K Production applications for SDI. This software upgrade is available now for any model of PRISM with the production license to enable the features that support HDR and WCG.
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Framestore Pictures partners with Havas London to produce fully-CG commercial for Optrex
Framestore Pictures partners with Havas London to produce fully-CG commercial for Optrex
Directed by William Barlett, Framestore Pictures has produced the latest, fully-CG commercial for eye care brand Optrex and advertising agency Havas London
‘The initial references that were used in the brief when we talked about the mechanics of what we were designing were cogs inside a clock. But this quickly progressed into the need to create something that looked really sophisticated and modern,’ said William Bartlett, the film’s director.
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Shooting the Natural Beauty and Horror of "Sweetheart" with Cooke s4/i Primes
Shooting the Natural Beauty and Horror of "Sweetheart" with Cooke s4/i Primes
Stefan Duscio lenses J.D. Dillard’s independent thriller in the Fiji Islands
Producing a feeling of dread in one of the most beautiful locations on earth — the Fiji Islands — was the task of cinematographer Stefan Duscio for J.D. Dillard’s horror/thriller Sweetheart. After being stranded on a deserted island and left to survive on her own, a young woman (played by Kiersey Clemons) realises that she is sharing the island with something that starts to hunt her, thus beginning her battle for survival.
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MTI Film to Unveil New Tools for CORTEX and DRS™Nova at NAB Show New York
MTI Film to Unveil New Tools for CORTEX and DRS™Nova at NAB Show New York
Cortex 5.2 adds support for Dolby Atmos in IMF packaging. DRS™Nova 4.2 further automates the process of conducting common restoration tasks.
MTI Film will demonstrate the newest versions of CORTEX, its workflow mastering solution, and DRS™Nova, its industry-leading digital restoration software, at NAB Show New York. MTI Film will be showcasing both products (in tandem with CineSys-Oceana) at Booth N831. NAB Show New York runs October 16-17 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.
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Park Pictures Signs Acclaimed Filmmaker Jaci Judelson
Documentary and commercial filmmaker has won numerous accolades, most recently for her Gatorade “Sisters in Sweat” spot starring Serena Williams, winning a Cannes Lion, two Clios and a One Show award
Park Pictures announces the signing of Cannes Lion-winning director Jaci Judelson for U.S. commercial and worldwide representation. This award-winning documentary and commercial filmmaker has won numerous accolades, most recently for her Gatorade “Sisters in Sweat” spot starring Serena Williams, who at the time of production had recently become a mother. The campaign went on to win a Cannes Lion, two Clios and a One Show award and was nominated for the D&AD Impact Awards.
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Dolby Announces the Dolby Institute AES Scholarship, and Inagural Scholar Peng Huang
Dolby Announces the Dolby Institute AES  Scholarship, and Inagural Scholar Peng Huang
Peng Huang is working to earn an MA in audio sciences at the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University
The Dolby Institute has partnered with the AES Educational Foundation to offer the Dolby Institute Scholarship, awarded to an international graduate student member of AES with an interest in content creation and the study of the science of sight and sound. The innaugural Dolby Institute Scholar for 2019 is Peng Huang, who is working to earn an MA in audio sciences at Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University. He also has a BA from Peabody.
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Jonathan Young Gears Up with Anton/Bauer and Sachtler for 'The Americas with Simon Reeve'
Jonathan Young Gears Up with Anton/Bauer and Sachtler for 'The Americas with Simon Reeve'
Renowned Director of Photography Talks Essential Tools of the Trade for BBC Two's Hit Series
Anton/Bauer's Dionic XT batteries and a Sachtler flowtech100 carbon-fibre tripod played starring roles in the production of Series 1 of "The Americas With Simon Reeve," currently airing on BBC Two. As director of photography for the program, renowned cameraman Jonathan Young relied on the Dionic XTs and flowtech100 to capture stunning imagery in rugged, remote, and challenging locations, from the icy wilderness of Alaska's Denali National Park to the steaming jungles of Costa Rica.
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ATTO Technology Continues its Leadership in Support of Apple Mac Platforms and Operating Systems
All ATTO products are tested compatible with the newly released macOS Catalina
ATTO Technology, Inc, a global leader of network and storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions, announced today tested compatibility and support of the newly released macOS® Catalina, and that they are ready with support for the impending Apple Mac Pro® 2019.
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Michael Cioni Joins Frame.io as Global SVP of Innovation
Frame.io recruits Michael Cioni to help lead the next wave of film-tech innovation, starting with the development of breakthrough camera-to-cutting room technology
Frame.io, the world’s leading video review and collaboration platform used by over 1 million filmmakers and media professionals, has brought Michael Cioni on board as Global SVP of Innovation. Cioni, one of the industry’s most prominent production and post workflow experts, joins Frame.io from international camera company Panavision, where, in a similar role, he spearheaded numerous breakthrough products and workflows, including the Millennium DXL 8K large-format camera system.
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Big Block Helps Unlock $1.45 Million In Economic Impact For Greater Raleigh With Region’s Largest Esports Event To Date
Rainbow 6 Raleigh Major Draws A Sold-Out Crowd With 2.6K Daily Attendees; Generates Over 1,000 Inquiries For Local Video Game Industry; Garners Participation From Pepsi, Celito.net and Local Educational InstitutesJobs;
Big Block, a media and esports agency, today released a full economic impact report from their client’s recent global esports event hosted last month - Rainbow 6 Raleigh Major. The Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau (Visit Raleigh) and the Greater Raleigh Sports Alliance (GRSA) jointly engaged Big Block to bring national and global esports events into its market. The inaugural event unlocked $1.45 million in direct economic impact for Greater Raleigh, generating over 1,000 job inquiries, attracting more than 2,600 daily attendees, with over 70% of them traveling from other states and countries. Additionally, the event was broadcast to a global audience on Twitch in 15+ languages, garnering more than 16 million livestream views and over 6 million total hours watched.
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Maxon announces exhibitor presence at the 2019 NAB Show NY
Maxon announces exhibitor presence at the 2019 NAB Show NY
Company to Showcase New Cinema 4D Release 21 3D Motion Graphics Workflow Solutions; Artist Presentations to Stream Live on C4DLive.com
At the 2019 NAB Show New York, MAXON, the leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions, will spotlight the innovative features of its latest 3D software solutions to meet the challenges of today’s media and entertainment content creators. NAB Show New York will be held at the Javits Convention Center in New York City, October 16 – 17.
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First Baptist Church of Naples Upgrades Live Broadcasts w/AK-HC5000 Studio Cameras
First Baptist Church of Naples Upgrades Live Broadcasts w/AK-HC5000 Studio Cameras
Upgraded kit includes three Panasonic AK-HC5000 studio camera systems and nine AW-HE130 pan/tilt/zoom cameras
First Baptist Church of Naples (Naples, FL)has completed a major renovation of its IMAG and streaming operations with the addition of three Panasonic AK-HC5000 studio camera systems and nine AW-HE130 pan/tilt/zoom cameras. These HD cameras support the live broadcast of three weekend worship services reaching 2500+ physical attendees and a growing internet audience.
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Boris FX Mocha Pro 2020 Releases New Tools For Advanced Visual Effects and Clean-Up Tasks
New Mocha Pro features Mega Plate module, Area Brush tool, and OpenColorIO support to speed up and streamline visual effects and post-production workflows
The latest release of the Academy Award-winning planar tracking toolset, Boris FX Mocha Pro 2020, delivers major time-saving benefits to visual effects artists tasked with the often complicated set extensions, clean-ups, and object removals needed to bring Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters to life. Mocha Pro 2020 is now available as both a standalone application and as a plug-in for the post-production industry’s most popular host applications including Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Autodesk Flame, Foundry Nuke, and many more.
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New York's Nice Shoes Hires Senior Colorist Maria Carretero
New York's Nice Shoes Hires Senior Colorist Maria Carretero
Carretero’s recent stand-out work includes Jeep’s “Recalculating,” Disney’s “You Can Fly” and “Bella Notte,” Porsche’s “The Fix” and “Avocados from Mexico” Super Bowl 2019
NYC-based creative studio Nice Shoes has hired Senior Colorist Maria Carretero. Carretero comes to Nice Shoes with nearly two decades of global experience in color grading under her belt, applying a playful study on storytelling through the lens of color in all of her work. Her portfolio includes a wide range of feature films, short films, music videos and commercials for big brands like Apple, Jeep, Porsche, Michael Kors, Disney, Marriott, among many others.
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Rob Legato uses Blackmagic Design to create virtual production for The Lion King
Footage captured by DeckLink cards through Micro Studio Camera 4Ks, with Teranex standards converters, ATEM switchers, SmartHub video routers, HyperDeck Studio Minis, and graded in Resolve Studio with Resolve Advanced Panels
Blackmagic Design announced today that visual effects supervisor Rob Legato used a wide variety of Blackmagic Design products to create the virtual production environment for Disney’s “The Lion King.” The film, which was directed by Jon Favreau and features the voices of Donald Glover and Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, has earned nearly $1.5 billion worldwide since its July 19, 2019 opening.
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The ICG To Honor Cinematographer John Simmons, ASC and Journalist Debra Kaufman at the 23rd Annual ECA Kickoff Luncheon
The ICG To Honor Cinematographer John Simmons, ASC and Journalist Debra Kaufman at the 23rd Annual ECA Kickoff Luncheon
Former Creative COW Associate Editor to be honored alongside director Patty Jenkins and Emmy Award-winning cinematographer and professor John Simmons, ASC
The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) will honor cinematographer John Simmons, ASC, with the ASC Cinematography Mentor Award and journalist Debra Kaufman with the Technicolor William A. Fraker Award at the 2019 Emerging Cinematographer Awards (ECA) Luncheon in the ASC Clubhouse on Friday, October 4, 2019. The ECA premier event will be held on Sunday, October 6, at the Television Academy’s Wolf Theatre in the Saban Media Center.
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FotoKem Expands Footprint in Santa Monica
FotoKem Expands Footprint in Santa Monica
New Site Offers Creative Services for Projects Working from Multiple Locations
FotoKem has expanded its creative post production services in Santa Monica, furthering the company’s ongoing commitment to filmmakers in the Los Angeles area. By providing access to its talented roster of artists and technical expertise, the expansion provides a convenient location on the west side connected to the company’s Burbank and Hollywood sites.
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MovieLabs CTO Jim Helman to Address the Evolution of Media Creation in SMPTE 2019 Keynote
MovieLabs is a nonprofit technology research lab jointly run by Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Universal Studios, Walt Disney Pictures and Television, and Warner Bros. Entertainment
SMPTE®, the organization that is defining the future of storytelling, today announced that Jim Helman, chief technology officer at Motion Pictures Laboratories (MovieLabs), will present a keynote titled "The Future of Media Creation" at SMPTE 2019, the Society's annual technical conference and exhibition, taking place Oct. 21-24 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites in downtown Los Angeles. At 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 22, Helman will describe the findings documented in a white paper — "The Evolution of Media Creation: A 10-Year Vision for the Future of Media Production, Post and Creative Technologies" — recently released by MovieLabs.
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Flatirons Church Upgrades to Panasonic VariCam LT CineLive Camera Systems
Flatirons Church Upgrades to Panasonic VariCam LT CineLive Camera Systems
AU-EVA1 5.7K Handhelds Deployed on Dolly and Jib for Capture of Wide Shots
Flatirons Community Church (Lafayette, CO), ranked by Outreach magazine as the 11thlargest church in the United States, has upgraded to Panasonic VariCam LT cameras with CineLive, as well as AU-EVA1 5.7K handheld cameras, for live production of weekly worship services. In partnership with Summit Integrated Systems, the church invested in a total of seven VariCam LTs and two AU-EVA1s in a large-scale replacement of their video system.
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Litepanels Announces Extended Repair Program on ASTRA Power Boards
Litepanels Announces Extended Repair Program on ASTRA Power Boards
Free repair offered for any ASTRA light with power switch issue up to 4 years from purchase date, even if out of warranty
Litepanels, a premier provider of LED lighting for the broadcast, film, and production industries and a Vitec Group brand, today announced an extended warranty program on the pioneering ASTRA LED lighting series. Owners of units manufactured prior to March 2018 who have experienced issues with power switches are eligible for free repairs up to four years from the date of original purchase, even if the warranty has expired. Additionally, any ASTRA owners who paid for out-of-warranty repairs may claim a $200 voucher per ASTRA light, valid for any Vitec Production Solutions brand including Anton/Bauer, Sachtler, and many more.
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Panasonic at IBC: New Broadcast Shoulder-mount 4K Camera, PTZ Firsts, 8K Tech Innovation, and more
4K broadcast camera with network streaming, PTZ and AR innovations, robotic control system, 8K ROI camera, IT/IP-centric platform, 4K 12G-SDI switcher are all part of Panasonic's IBC presence
Panasonic will showcase its new AJ-CX4000GJ broadcast shoulder mount 4K camera at IBC 2019, along with a number of PTZ camera firsts, and a wide variety of 8K tech innovations.
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Avid Delivers Video Editing Workflows with ProRes RAW and DNx Codecs
Improves end-to-end video editing workflows with ProRes integration for Windows and native support for ProRes RAW in Media Composer as well as native support for DNx codecs
Avid® (Nasdaq: AVID) today announced that Media Composer® will deliver native support for Apple’s ProRes RAW camera codec and support for ProRes playback and encoding on Windows. In addition, Apple will provide 64-bit decoders for DNxHR and DNxHD codecs within the Pro Video Formats package that is available from Apple as a free download for all users. These integrations will allow content creators and post-production companies to natively create high-quality ProRes content regardless of their OS and save time during the creative storytelling process.
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Sony Unveils PXW-Z750 Flagship 4K XDCAM Shoulder Camcorder
Delivering Ultimate 4K Image Quality with High Sensitivity and Vivid Color Reproduction, Ideal for News and Live Production
Sony today announced the PXW-Z750, the world’s first 2/3-type shoulder camcorder to support 4K capture with a 3-chip CMOS sensor system. The latest member of the XDCAM® family is optimized for news and production applications including pre-production for 4K/HDR sports broadcasts, magazine shows, unscripted television, and documentary filmmaking.
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Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic RAW 1.5
Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic RAW 1.5
New Blackmagic RAW 1.5 update adds edit support for Adobe Premiere Pro and Avid Media Composer, plus Blackmagic RAW Speed Test for Mac, PC and Linux
BBlackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic RAW 1.5 a new software update with support for Adobe Premiere Pro and Avid Media Composer, plus Blackmagic RAW Speed test for Mac, PC and Linux, so customers can work on a wider range of platforms and editing software with their Blackmagic RAW files. Blackmagic RAW 1.5 is available for download now from the Blackmagic Design web site.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New Blackmagic Video Assist 12G
Blackmagic Design Announces New Blackmagic Video Assist 12G
New Video Assist models add large screen HDR monitoring to any camera,as well as better recording codecs, scopes and professional focus assist tools.
Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic Video Assist 12G which are new models of the company's popular combined monitoring and recording solutions. These new models feature brighter HDR screens, built in scopes, upgraded batteries, 12G-SDI and much more. Blackmagic Video Assist 12G will be available in September 2019 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide from US$795.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New ATEM Mini
New affordable live production switcher specifically designedfor YouTube live streaming and business presentations via Skype
Blackmagic Design today announced ATEM Mini a new low cost live production switcher specifically designed to allow live streaming to YouTube and business presentations via Skype. ATEM Mini will be available in November 2019 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide for US$295.
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Avid Debuts Reimagined Production and Post Workflow Solutions for Video and Audio Content Creators at IBC2019
All-new Media Composer, more powerful MediaCentral and seamless NEXIS cloud storage among innovations premiering for European TV and film professionals
At IBC2019, Avid® (Nasdaq: AVID) turns the spotlight on to its latest software and solutions innovations for Europe’s media enterprises, teams and individuals to enable them to better create, collaborate and meet the challenges of today’s media creation and distribution. Visitors to Avid’s stand (7.B55) will experience the completely reimagined Media Composer®, the next generation of MediaCentral®, the all-new Avid S4 and Avid S1 audio control surfaces, the Avid NEXIS | Cloudspaces™ SaaS storage offering, the latest FastServe® video servers, and more. IBC2019 will be held September 13-17 at the RAI Amsterdam.
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IBC 2019: AJA Reveals New 12G-SDI, HDR, openGear & IP Solutions
Streamlines HDR, 8K, 4K, UltraHD, HD and IP workflows with new flexible, high performance products and feature-filled updates
AJA Video Systems today unveiled new products and updates designed to advance broadcast, production, post and proAV workflows. Addressing growing bandwidth requirements for high quality content creation and delivery, AJA is showcasing the HDR Image Analyzer 12G, the KUMO 6464-12G for routing, as well as the newly shipping Corvid 44 12G developer I/O models this year at IBC. AJA has also introduced the FS-Mini utility frame sync Mini-Converter and three new openGear® compatible cards, including OG-FS-Mini, OG-ROI-DVI and OG-ROI-HDMI. Additionally, the company is previewing Desktop Software updates for KONA, Io and T-TAP, UltraHD support for IPR Mini-Converter receivers, and FS4 frame synchronizer enhancements.
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ARRI ALEXA Mini LF Camera Now Shipping
Pre-production cameras have been used on high-end productions by cinematographers like Roger Deakins and Greig Fraser
After extensive testing, ARRI quality control has approved the final production software for the ALEXA Mini LF. Cameras featuring this software will start shipping September 18, 2019. Owners of pre-production cameras can download the updated software and install it on their cameras.
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The ICG to Honor Patty Jenkins With Inaugural Distinguished Filmmaker Award at the 23rd Annual Emerging Cinematographer Awards
To be held October 6 at the Television Academy's Wolf Theatre
The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) will honor writer/director Patty Jenkins, best known for Wonder Woman, Monster and The Killing, with the inaugural Distinguished Filmmaker Award presented by Panavision, at the 2019 Emerging Cinematographer Awards (ECA) on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 5:00 PM in the Television Academy's Wolf Theatre at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood.
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Co-Founder Lorne Trottier Acquires Full Ownership of Matrox
Canadian tech pioneer acquires 100% ownership of the Matrox group of companies, including its three divisions—Matrox Imaging, Matrox Graphics, and Matrox Video
Matrox® is excited to announce that Mr. Lorne Trottier, co-founder of Matrox, has acquired 100% ownership of the Matrox group of companies, including its three divisions—Matrox Imaging, Matrox Graphics, and Matrox Video.
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Matrox Now Shipping the World’s Only Four-Channel 4Kp60 XAVC Codec Card
Matrox M264 S4 provides unprecedented H.264 4:2:2 10-bit encoding and decoding of up to four 4Kp60 channels in PC-based broadcast contribution, production, and distribution systems
Matrox® Video today announces that the Matrox M264 S4 H.264 hardware codec card is now shipping. Having recently completed the official XAVC verification program by Sony Imaging Products & Solutions Inc. ("Sony"), the Matrox M264 S4 codec card supports up to an unprecedented four 4K channels of XAVC Intra, XAVC Long, or AVC-ULTRA encoding/decoding from a single-slot card.
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SIGMA Announces New Line of Full-Frame Classic Art Prime Lenses and More; See Them All at IBC 2019
Launch of new Art Prime PL mount lenses that support Cooke Optics’ /i Technology communication protocol, plus converter that allows PL mount lenses to be used on L-Mount cameras
Based on the SIGMA FF High Speed Prime Line, the brand new FF Classic Art Prime Line incorporates more non-coated optical elements to achieve unrivaled expression while offering the highest resolving power in its class. It retains the high resolution capability that SIGMA CINE LENS is well known for, and offers a unique combination of low contrast and artistic flare/ghost in the image. As with all other lenses from the FF High Speed Prime Line, it creates beautiful bokeh effects to improve creativity.
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Core Post delivers Sky One’s Brassic in HDR with DaVinci Resolve
VFX for the series was also completed with Fusion Studio by Tanvir Hanif at Digital Imaging fx
Blackmagic Design today announced that UK post facility, Core Post, has expanded its post production capabilities to offer HDR delivery for broadcast and production clients through its existing DaVinci Resolve Studio workflow.
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RED Adds HELIUM and GEMINI Sensor Options to RANGER Camera Line
RED DIGITAL CINEMA® announced today that its award-winning HELIUM® 8K S35 and GEMINI® 5K S35 sensors will be incorporated into the RED RANGER® camera ecosystem. These two new alternatives create a robust lineup for creators who prefer an integrated, all-in-one system to the more modular RED DSMC2® camera. The RANGER HELIUM 8K S35 and RANGER GEMINI 5K S35 is available now via RED’s global network of resellers, participating rental houses, and directly through RED. The cameras will be on display for the first time at IBC in the RED meeting room on the fourth floor of the Elicium at the RAI Amsterdam, from September 13-17.
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EditShare Announces Suite of Solutions for Adobe Premiere Pro Enterprise Post-Production Workflows
EditShare Announces Suite of Solutions for Adobe Premiere Pro Enterprise Post-Production Workflows
Helmut FX, IO, CO and HK enables comprehensive project administration, back-office management and render farm control; Showcased at IBC2019
EditShare®, a technology leader that specializes in collaboration, security, and intelligent storage solutions for media creation and management, will showcase Helmut FX, IO, CO (Cosmo), and HK (Housekeeper), solutions designed to enable extensive project administration, back-office management and render farm control for Adobe® Premiere® Pro enterprise post-production workflows. Premiere Pro is an industry leader in video editing. The Helmut family of solutions will be demonstrated at IBC2019 from September 13th through September 17th (stand 7.A35).
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Boris FX Acquires Academy Award-winning SilhouetteFX and Digital Film Tools
Boris FX Acquires Academy Award-winning SilhouetteFX and Digital Film Tools
Adds highly-specialized feature film rotoscoping, paint, and photo editing plug-ins to the Boris FX suite of post-production and visual effects applications
Boris FX™, the leader in integrated VFX and workflow solutions for video and film, acquires SilhouetteFX (SFX) and Digital Film Tools (DFT). The two companies have a long history of developing tools used on Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters and deep industry experience collaborating closely with the world’s most renowned VFX studios including Weta Digital, Framestore, Technicolor, and Deluxe.
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TV Tokyo’s Watanuki-san-chino VTuber sitcom series uses Blackmagic Design
TV Tokyo’s Watanuki-san-chino VTuber sitcom series uses Blackmagic Design
VTuber sitcom series was created using DaVinci Resolve Studio, HyperDeck Studio 12G, Teranex AV and more
Blackmagic Design announced today that TV Tokyo’s “Watanuki-san-chino,” was created using DaVinci Resolve Studio, HyperDeck Studio 12G and a number of additional Blackmagic Design products. The show is the first sitcom series where Virtual YouTubers (VTubers) were cast as the main characters and were included in the show using Blackmagic Design products for recording and post production.
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Holy Ghost Festival of Life deploys URSA Broadcast during live production
Holy Ghost Festival of Life deploys URSA Broadcast during live production
URSA Broadcast and URSA Mini Pro G2 cameras, Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, ATEM Television Studio Pro 4K, DaVinci Resolve and Blackmagic Web Presenter among products used
Blackmagic Design today announced that a multicamera live production workflow, featuring the URSA Broadcast and URSA Mini Pro G2, was employed during the Holy Ghost Festival of Life (FOL) and used to acquire content for big screen projection and live streaming.
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Denver Broncos Select Sony Cameras to Capture Pristine Images from New Set for Broadcast and Online
Denver Broncos Select Sony Cameras to Capture Pristine Images from New Set for Broadcast and Online
Exmor R™ CMOS Image Sensor on HXC-FB80 Cameras Ensures High-Resolution in Low Light; Ability to Digitally Shade and Color the Camera Contribute to Overall Visual Presentation
With a new studio for its first broadcast TV and online shows, the broadcast production department of the Denver Broncos Football Club needed additional cameras that would be worthy of the new sets designed and fabricated by Creative Dimension. In addition to broadcast, the content would be used by the digital media team for online distribution.
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FOR-A to Showcase Range of Hybrid IP/SDI Systems at IBC 2019
FOR-A to Showcase Range of Hybrid IP/SDI Systems at IBC 2019
A Range of Products Supporting Transition from SDI to IP will be on Display in Amsterdam
In support of the many broadcasters still transitioning from traditional SDI to IP-based systems, the FOR-A® booth at IBC 2019 will include hybrid IP/SDI products, such as: the USF-10IP IP Gateway, the SOM-100 media orchestration platform, and the MBP-1000VS-IP video server.
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ATTO Technology and Facilis Partnership Targets High-powered Apple workstations with new 25GbE Adapters
Enables high-bandwidth Thunderbolt 3 connectivity for Apple’s new Mac Pro, iMac Pro and Mac mini
ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of network and storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments for over 30 years, today announced its partnership with Facilis Technology, to integrate ATTO ThunderLink® NS 3252 Thunderbolt™ 3 To 25GbE adapters within the Facilis HUB shared storage platform. Shown at IBC 2019 on booth 7.B48 for the first time, the solution provides flexible, scalable, high-bandwidth connectivity for Apple’s new Mac Pro®, iMac Pro® and Mac mini®.
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Maxon Cinema 4D Release 21 Available Immediately
Maxon Cinema 4D Release 21 Available Immediately
New Features and Enhancements Innovate 3D Content Creation Workflows
Maxon, the leading developer of professional 3D modeling, animation and rendering solutions, today announced the availability of Cinema 4D Release 21 (R21). The next generation of the professional 3D application features a completely new Caps and Bevel system, new Field Force dynamics, interface speed enhancements, and numerous rendering, workflow and core performance improvements.
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Cinegy to demonstrate real time 8K video editing and display capabilities with Sharp at IBC 2019
Cinegy to demonstrate real time 8K video editing and display capabilities with Sharp at IBC 2019
Sharp 8M-B80AX1E has 33 million pixels , four times that of 4K UHD and sixteen times the resolution of full HD
(Amsterdam, Netherlands--September 2, 2019) IBC 2019, 13-17 September, Stand 7.A01: Cinegy, the global leader for broadcast playout software in the cloud, has announced that it will showcase the full scope of its 8K recording, capture, archive, and encoding capabilities during IBC 2019. This includes the eye-popping Sharp 8M-B80AX1E 8K displays, the first 80-inch 8K professional display to be mass produced. The Sharp 8M-B80AX1E has 33 million pixels (7680 x 4320), four times that of 4K UHD and sixteen times the resolution of full HD.
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Sonnet Announces eGFX Breakaway Box 650 Performance Bundles Promotion
Sonnet Announces eGFX Breakaway Box 650 Performance Bundles PromotionSonnet Technologies today announced eGFX Breakaway™ Box 650 + AMD Radeon™ Pro WX 9100 and eGFX Breakaway Box 650 + Radeon Pro WX 8200 Performance Bundles. Until Sept. 30, customers may purchase Sonnet's award-winning eGFX Breakaway Box 650 Thunderbolt 3 to eGPU PCIe card expansion chassis together with either of the AMD Radeon Pro WX workstation graphics cards at special discounted prices.
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Meet EditShare EFS 2020, the Industry’s Fastest Media-Optimized File System
Meet EditShare EFS 2020, the Industry’s Fastest Media-Optimized File System
New EditShare shared storage capabilities simplify workflows and protect valuable content; debuts at IBC2019
EditShare®, a technology leader that specializes in collaboration, security, and intelligent storage solutions for media creation and management, announced today that the company will unveil its next-generation file system and management console, EFS 2020, at IBC2019, held in Amsterdam from September 13th through September 17th (stand 7.A35).
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RT Software Standardizes on AJA I/O Solutions for Fast, Reliable Graphics Playout
RT Software Standardizes on AJA I/O Solutions for Fast, Reliable Graphics Playout
AJA Corvid and KONA I/O products have become RT Software’s go-to technology for its graphics solutions, including the 3d-Live engine, which BBC Studio used earlier this summer to deliver graphics for Wimbledon coverage
Audiences expect high quality visuals across broadcast and OTT content whether tuning into the local news or catching a football match on a mobile phone, and the bar continues to rise as augmented reality (AR) becomes more widely used to visualize information like weather patterns, athletic performance, match plays and more.
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Phillip Youmans’ Tribeca Founders Award-winning Burning Cane Shot on Blackmagic Design URSA Mini Pro
Phillip Youmans’ Tribeca Founders Award-winning Burning Cane Shot on Blackmagic Design URSA Mini Pro
At 19 years old, Phillip is the youngest, and first African American filmmaker, to ever win Tribeca's prestigious Founders Award; film graded with DaVinci Resolve
Blackmagic Design announced today Phillip Youmans’ Tribeca 2019 Founders Award winning ‘Burning Cane’ was shot using URSA Mini Pro 4.6K and Production Camera 4K, with color correction done using DaVinci Resolve Studio. At 19, Youmans is the youngest and first African-American filmmaker to ever win the prestigious award.
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CreationEffects Releases New Template for After Effects: Wisp
CreationEffects Releases New Template for After Effects: Wisp
Allows creation of particle trails without plug-ins
CreationEffects.com has announced the release of their 37th Visual Effects template for After Effects, “Wisp.” Wisp allows video editors to create 3D trails of particles in After Effects. With 50 wisp presets, the particles can be used to imitate trails of fire, liquid, smoke, ink, sparks, lightning, bubbles, sand, and a variety of abstract shapes. The wisps can follow any moving layer, and they are customizable with easy-to-use controls.
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Propellerhead Becomes Reason Studios & Unveils Reason 11 as a Plugin
Propellerhead Becomes Reason Studios & Unveils Reason 11 as a Plugin
Reason Rack Plugin sets the stage for a new Reason era
Today Propellerhead Software becomes Reason Studios and announces a major update to its flagship music-making software, Reason. Enabling music makers of all major digital audio workstations to plug the Reason Rack into their sessions, Reason 11 includes the Reason Rack Plugin, on top of a number of updates to its standalone music making software.
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Register now for FilmLight's Colour On Stage at IBC2019
Register now for FilmLight's Colour On Stage at IBC2019
Free programme expanded to two days to provide greater opportunities to see industry leaders in finishing demonstrate their craft
FilmLight presents Colour On Stage at IBC2019. At this year’s IBC, FilmLight (stand #7.A45) is hosting the free two-day seminar series, Colour On Stage, on 14-15 September 2019. The event provides an opportunity for visitors to participate in live presentations and discussions with colourists and other creative professionals at the peak of their craft.
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ADG Gallery 800 Presents "Fantastic Voyage"
ADG Gallery 800 Presents "Fantastic Voyage"
Exhibit opens August 31 spotlighting Ooer 60 artists/members of the Art Directors Guild and entertainment industry
The Art Directors Guild's Gallery 800 (ADG, IATSE Local 800) presents FANTASTIC VOYAGE, an exclusive mixed media exhibition celebrating the genres of Sci-Fi, Fantasy & the Metaphysical Realm. The public will have a unique opportunity to meet and mingle with the artists at the exhibit openingand hosted reception atGallery 800 located in the historic North Hollywood Arts District.
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GlobeStream Media live streams USA Softball GOLD National Championships with full range of Blackmagic Design products
GlobeStream Media live streams USA Softball GOLD National Championships with full range of Blackmagic Design products
URSA Broadcast cameras and ATEM Television Studio Pro 4K live production switcher capture and stream more than 500 hours of fiber channel broadcasts
Blackmagic Design today announced that GlobeStream Media live-streamed USA Softball’s GOLD National Championships using a variety of Blackmagic Design products, including URSA Broadcast cameras and an ATEM Television Studio Pro 4K live production switcher, to capture more than 500 hours of fiber channel broadcasts across nine softball fields.
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Hidden Empire Film Group to Receive LMGI 2019 Humanitarian Award
Hidden Empire Film Group to Receive LMGI 2019 Humanitarian Award
The formal ceremony will be held Saturday evening, September 21, 2019, in Santa Monica
The Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) have named Hidden Empire Film Group’s Roxanne Taylor, Deon Taylor and Robert F. Smith as recipients of the 2019 LMGI Humanitarian Award for their philanthropic reach across the globe. The 6th Annual LMGI Awards highlight international features, television and commercials in which the creative use of filming locations set the tone, enrich the character and enhance the narrative. Winners will be revealed during the formal ceremony on Saturday evening, September 21, 2019 at the Eli & Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica, California.
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Alpha Eye Solves Optical Image Distortion in Micro Cameras
Alpha Eye Solves Optical Image Distortion in Micro Cameras
New company bearing distinguished Alpha Image name enters market
A new company with a revered name, Alpha Image, will make its first public appearance at IBC2019 (Amsterdam, 13 – 17 September, stand 6.C28). The company will launch with a simple solution to a common problem: optical distortion in miniature cameras.
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Maxon to Unveil Cinema 4D Release 21 at IBC 2019
Maxon to Unveil Cinema 4D Release 21 at IBC 2019
Top Motion Design Artists Showcase Innovative 3D Workflows on its IBC 2019 Exhibitor Main Stage; Presentations Live Streaming Daily on C4Dlive.com
Maxon, the leading developer of professional 3D modeling, animation and rendering solutions, is excited to return as an exhibitor to the annual IBC Show, the most influential European show in the media and entertainment industry, taking place September 13 – 17, at the RAI Amsterdam. (Hall 7, Stand A59)
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Red Giant Releases Game of Thrones VFX Pt. 2: The Undead Horse
Red Giant Releases Game of Thrones VFX Pt. 2: The Undead Horse
Hashi of Action Movie Kid demonstrates keying and compositing techniques to turn a live horse into a steed worthy of the Night King’s undead army in Red Giant Cheap Tricks episode 9.
Red Giant, creator of filmmaking, visual effects and motion graphics tools, today released the second installment of its multi-part Game of Thrones visual effects tutorial series: how to turn a live horse into a member of the Night King’s undead army. Daniel “Hashi” Hashimoto demonstrates keying and compositing techniques using tools including King Pin Tracker, Spot Clone Tracker and Supercomp from the new Red Giant VFX Suite, to add and track gory effects to a very much alive horse. Watch now and stay tuned for more Cheap Tricks Game of Thrones VFX tutorials.
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Newblue Announces Innovative Update Of Pioneering Video Titling Solution
Newblue Announces Innovative Update Of Pioneering Video Titling Solution
Titler Pro 7 enables video editors of all experience levels to quickly and easily create compelling titles, credits, and animations
NewBlue™, a leader in user-friendly graphics and video titling tools, has revamped its pioneering post-production titling software with a new release designed to help customers elevate the value of their work and speed overall production time.
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C&I Studios Relies on DaVinci Resolve 16 Studio’s Cut Page for Social Media Deliverables
C&I Studios Relies on DaVinci Resolve 16 Studio’s Cut Page for Social Media Deliverables
C&I Studios relies on DaVinci Resolve 16 Studio, including editing, color grading, visual effects and Fairlight audio, as well as shooting Blackmagic RAW with URSA Mini Pro and Pocket Cinema Camera 4K
Blackmagic Design today announced that C&I Studios, a global content creation agency, is using DaVinci Resolve 16 Studio’s new cut page for faster than ever editing. Relying on DaVinci Resolve 16 Studio for end to end post production, including editing, color grading, visual effects (VFX) and Fairlight audio, C&I Studios created a video for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts showcasing one of its signature programs, Turnaround Arts, a school reform effort that transforms priority schools through the strategic use of the arts.
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FUJINON UA107x8.4 To Feature Advanced Focus
FUJINON UA107x8.4 To Feature Advanced Focus
Making Worldwide Debut at BIRTV Exhibition August 21-24 with the Release in the Spring of 2020
Fujifilm is pleased to announce the development of the 4K broadcast lens, the FUJINON UA107X8.4 AF (Advanced Focus), the world’s first box lens that features the Advanced Focus function.*
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FOR-A to Introduce Advanced 12G Technology and Showcase New Live Production Systems Used for College Sports
FOR-A to Introduce Advanced 12G Technology and Showcase New Live Production Systems Used for College Sports
New Optional IP Card for HVS-6000/6000M Vision Mixer Provides 25G I/O Capability
As evidenced with the introduction of new technology that supports uncompressed 12G video streams, FOR-A® continues to push the envelope of what’s possible. At IBC 2019, the company will introduce an optional IP interface card for its 3 M/E HANABI HVS-6000 vision mixer and 2 M/E HANABI HVS-6000M vision mixer that provides 25G input/output capability. FOR-A will also showcase its HANABI HVS-1200, a compact 4K/HD compatible vision mixer that supports 12G-SDI, and the new Envivo Studio – an all-in-one live production system.
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Object Matrix Launches MatrixStore 4.1 at IBC
Object Matrix Launches MatrixStore 4.1 at IBCObject Matrix has launched the latest version of its media-focused object storage solution, MatrixStore. MatrixStore 4.1 features compatibility with more hardware and operating systems, as well as updates to MatrixStore Vision, web administration and monitoring.
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Ross expands Server Product Line with New 4K UHD Production Server
Ross expands Server Product Line with New 4K UHD Production ServerRoss Video is pleased to announce a brand-new addition to the Abekas Tria production server line with the launch of Tria+ UHD at the BIRTV 2019 Exhibition, China International Exhibition Center, Beijing, August 21st-24th.
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Two new lenses from Cooke Optics make Worldwide debut at IBC2019
Two new lenses from Cooke Optics make Worldwide debut at IBC2019
New lenses for full frame systems up to 8K, as well as anamorphic for large format systems
Cooke Optics today announced that two new lenses will be making their worldwide debut at IBC2019, giving cinematographers and directors of photography more ways to achieve “The Cooke Look”® for their projects.
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Blackmagic Design Live Production Workflow Captures Festival Beauregard
Blackmagic Design Live Production Workflow Captures Festival Beauregard
Blackmagic Design ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K, with an ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel, DeckLink Duo 2, SmartScope Duo 4K, with multiple URSA Broadcast cameras and HyperDeck Studio Minis among gear deployed
Blackmagic Design today announced that a multicamera SMPTE fiber solution, featuring the Blackmagic URSA Broadcast with ATEM Camera Control Panel, was deployed across the main stage at this year's Festival Beauregard, and delivered live coverage of performances by Fatboy Slim, Interpol, Disclosure and more.
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Custom Consoles Completes New Technical Furniture Projects for Radio Télévision Suisse
Custom Consoles Completes New Technical Furniture Projects for Radio Télévision SuisseCustom Consoles announces the completion of technical furniture projects for Radio Télévision Suisse (RTS). These include six desks for a radio news control room at the RTS radio facility in Lausanne. A second Module-R desk for a colour-grading suite plus 22 custom-designed height-adjustable edit suite desks have also been provided at the network's headquarters in Geneva.
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Summer 2019’s Biggest Film Releases Used Blackmagic Design
Summer 2019’s Biggest Film Releases Used Blackmagic DesignBlackmagic Design announced today that a number of the 2019 summer season’s worldwide film releases used numerous Blackmagic Design products during production and post, including its digital film cameras, DaVinci Resolve Studio editing, color correction, visual effects (VFX) and audio post production application, and more. This included some of the biggest blockbusters and expected blockbusters of the summer, such as “John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum,” “Men In Black: International” and “Rocketman.”
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SMPTE Announces Annual Award Recipients for 2019
SMPTE Announces Annual Award Recipients for 2019
Society Will Recognize Honorees During Annual Awards Gala
SMPTE®, the organization that is defining the future of storytelling, today announced the group of industry leaders and innovators who will be honored at this year's SMPTE Awards Gala. Scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 24, the gala and afterparty will serve as the concluding events of the SMPTE 2019 Annual Conference (SMPTE 2019) at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites in downtown Los Angeles. SMPTE Fellow elevations will be conferred at the SMPTE 2019 Fellows Luncheon on Tuesday, Oct. 22.
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AJA I/O Hardware Helps Brainstorm Deliver Flexible, Real-Time Graphics and Virtual Set Solutions
AJA I/O Hardware Helps Brainstorm Deliver Flexible, Real-Time Graphics and Virtual Set Solutions
AJA solutions designed by Brainstorm have been installed in more than 2,500 facilities worldwide run by major broadcasters like RTVE, CNBC, CBS, NHK and RAI
Spanish broadcast specialist company Brainstorm is known for creating sophisticated real-time 3D graphics and virtual set solutions used in broadcast, production and proAV environments around the world. The company, which recently celebrated its 25th year in business, services clients from its Madrid and Valencia headquarters as well as offices in the U.S., Mexico, Singapore and Beijing. To date, its solutions have been installed in more than 2,500 facilities worldwide run by major broadcasters like RTVE, CNBC, CBS, NHK and RAI; regional stations; and content providers in entertainment, sports and drama. When its clients need flexible, reliable audio and video I/O, the company depends on gear AJA gear.
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New Australian Sci Fi Film Quanta Shot on URSA Mini Pro and Graded with DaVinci Resolve
New Australian Sci Fi Film Quanta Shot on URSA Mini Pro and Graded with DaVinci ResolveBlackmagic Design today announced the new sci fi film “Quanta” was shot entirely on an URSA Mini Pro, while grading was done using DaVinci Resolve Studio. The film is one of the first globally distributed films by the new Melbourne based film production company and film collective Raygun, and will begin distribution in the United States and other countries in August.
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Visual Effects Society Announces Special 2019 Honorees
Visual Effects Society Announces Special 2019 Honorees
Distinguished VFX Practitioners to be Recognized at Exclusive Celebration
Today, the Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s global professional honorary society, announced the 2019 inductees into the VES Hall of Fame, the newest Lifetime and Honorary members and this year’s recipient of the VES Founders Award. The names of this year’s VES Fellows will be announced later. The honorees and Hall of Fame inductees will be recognized at a special reception in October.
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Big South Conference Standardizes on JVC ProHD Cameras for ESPN+ Streaming Sports Platform
Big South Conference Standardizes on JVC ProHD Cameras for ESPN+ Streaming Sports Platform
Big South Conference using new JVC ProHD GY-HM850 camcorders for coverage of nine different sports for the ESPN+
JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced the Big South Conference, an NCAA Division 1 collegiate athletic conference, has standardized on ProHD GY-HM850 shoulder-mount camcorders to provide multi-camera coverage of sports for the ESPN+ streaming subscription service.
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