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Twist Director Matt Pittroff Gets "Ready to Roll" With Campaign for Firehouse Subs
Filmed in the famous “Windy City” of Chicago, Twist Director Matt Pittroff gets “Ready to Roll” in a commercial campaign for Firehouse Subs. Established in 1994 by two former firefighter brothers, Firehouse Subs is reputable for being the “Hero of all Subs.” The humorous campaign gives a comedic twist to hunger and heroism.
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Utah Scientific Appoints Scott Barella as CTO
News: Utah Scientific Appoints Scott Barella as CTOUtah Scientific, the world-leading specialist in routing switchers and control software, today announced the appointment of Scott Barella as chief technology officer (CTO). In his new role, Barella will work closely with the Utah Scientific engineering team and help manage the product roadmap, including ongoing development of the company's award-winning portfolio of routing and master control switchers. Barella will also drive Utah Scientific's involvement in the Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS), an independent industry trade association dedicated to bringing interoperable and open-standards-based IP solutions to the market.
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Wise Buddah Studios gets SNS EVO storage
News: Wise Buddah Studios gets SNS EVO storageAudio post-production facility Wise Buddah Studios has upgraded its storage requirements to an EVO Shared Storage Server from Studio Network Solutions. The EVO is part of a plan of upgrades that has been in motion for the last few years with Scrub, the post-focused subsidiary of HHB Communications Ltd.
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Waves Audio Now Shipping the Waves X-FDBK Feedback Eliminator Plugin
News: Waves Audio Now Shipping the Waves X-FDBK Feedback Eliminator PluginWaves Audio, a leading provider of digital signal processing solutions, is now shipping the Waves X-FDBK feedback eliminator plugin. One of the most important steps before any soundcheck or show is “ringing out” the wedges and PA – pushing them to a volume that produces audible feedback, then identifying the feedback frequencies and cutting those frequencies using a graphic equalizer.
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Sachtler's Bestselling Video 18 Fluid Head Undergoes A Major Update In Time For NAB 2016
News: Sachtler's Bestselling Video 18 Fluid Head Undergoes A Major Update In Time For NAB 2016NAB 2016, Booth 6025
Sachtler, a premier provider of camera supports, accessories, and bags and a Vitec Videocom brand, is upgrading their bestselling fluid head to introduce the Video 18 S2. Thanks to this new model, the Video 18 S2, users will now be able to handle a greater load bearing capacity of up to 20 kg, which is 4 kg more payload than the Video 18 S1. With this improvement, the Video 18 S2 is now the only head in its class that can operate at -40 to +60 degrees centigrade without any impact on its smooth operation.
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Masstech Spot and Program Aggregation Solutions Add Support for Latest PitchBlue Enhancements
News: Masstech Spot and Program Aggregation Solutions Add Support for Latest PitchBlue EnhancementsCost-effective system automates ingest, transcoding and management of syndicated programming received through leading content delivery service
Masstech – the trusted provider of innovative, advanced workflow and media asset management solutions – has enhanced the company’s advertising and syndicated program aggregation system with support for the latest advances in Vigor Systems’ PitchBlue content distribution service.
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Aaton Digital presents the complete CantarX3 package at NAB 2016
News: Aaton Digital presents the complete CantarX3 package at NAB 2016Aaton Digital presents the complete CantarX3 package at NAB 2016 with the Cantarem2 mixing panel and also launches the new Cantaress advanced mixing surface; NAB Booth #N3436
Aaton Digital will present the complete CantarX3 digital sound recorder package at NAB 2016, including the new Cantarem2 and recorder accessories, and will also launch a completely new advanced mixing surface, the Cantaress. Last but not least you will enjoy the new Majax with Mac0S and Windows version.
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Wisycom Hits Bullseye for Jetwave Wireless
News: Wisycom Hits Bullseye for Jetwave WirelessWhen CNN kicked off what is sure to be a historic election year with its special, AC360: Guns in America: Obama Town Hall, the program’s RF coordinators, Jetwave Wireless, a leading provider of wireless communication equipment/services for broadcast productions and live events, relied on equipment from Wisycomto ensure there were no signal related misfires.
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ContagiousLA’s Andrew Renzi Connects with Debut Project for City of Hope
News: ContagiousLA’s Andrew Renzi Connects with Debut Project for City of HopeDirector and subject share a bond through experiences with cancer
In 2008, Andrew Renzi, then 22, lost his father to cancer. The experience inspired his award-winning short film Karaoke!, a deeply personal piece exploring the denial and anxiety associated with imminent loss. On the heels of completing his first narrative feature (The Benefactor, starring Richard Gere, Dakota Fanning and Theo James, released by Samuel Goldwyn Co.), Renzi now makes his spot debut with a City of Hope project created via IW Group and produced by ContagiousLA. In addition to helming “Above and Beyond,” done in Mandarin with English subtitles, Renzi directed “Half Man, Half Baby,” an English-language spot conceived by the filmmaker and executed with the support of agency and client. Both spots focus on Alex Tung, who survived a rare form of Leukemia thanks to an umbilical cord stem cell transplant - a procedure offered at City of Hope.
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Foundation Editorial and Nice Shoes Connect Austin and NYC To Help Walgreens Share Ugandan Children's Stories
News: Foundation Editorial and Nice Shoes Connect Austin and NYC To Help Walgreens Share Ugandan Children's StoriesWalgreens has partnered with Vitamin Angels to help distribute vitamins to children all over the globe by donating a portion of their vitamin sales to the organization, which distributes vitamins to pregnant women and children up to the age of five around the world. To help illustrate how children in developing countries can go blind due to Vitamin A deficiencies, GSD&M partnered with RYOT Films, Foundation Editorial, and Nice Shoes to produce a social media campaign entitled “See What They See.”
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iZotope Brings Perpetual Motion to Music Production with Mobius Filter
News:  iZotope Brings Perpetual Motion to Music Production with Mobius FilterNew effect plug-in delivers energy and impact with infinitely ascending or descending filter sweeps
iZotope, Inc., makers of award-winning tools for audio production, is announcing the release of Mobius Filter, a new effect plug-in that creates the sensation of infinite movement. Based on the auditory illusion of the Shepard Tone, the filters within Mobius Filter appear to defy logic, producing perpetually rising or falling effects that can be easily manipulated with a playful X/Y pad.
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DPA Microphones Takes the Field at Utah State University
News: DPA Microphones Takes the Field at Utah State UniversityNCAA Football Referees Rely on Company's d:screet™ Necklace Microphone
When the Utah State University (USU) Aggies play at their own Maverik Stadium, a crowd of more than 22,000 fans fill the bleachers to watch. Down on the field amongst the players, the Mountain West Conference referees assigned to the USU games rely on DPA Microphones’ d:screet™ Necklace Microphone to stay in communication with each other.
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Lebanon Valley College Bolsters Audio & Music
News: Lebanon Valley College Bolsters Audio & MusicWith increasingly specialized recording programs springing up throughout the country, Lebanon Valley College, or "LVC," sets itself apart by combining a traditional liberal arts based education with a "professionally oriented" Audio & Music Production Program, a formula that has been successful for the school's students since the late 1980s.
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Blackmagic Design announces URSA Mini 4.6K and Micro Cinema Camera now shipping
News:Blackmagic Design announces URSA Mini 4.6K and Micro Cinema Camera now shipping Blackmagic Design today announced that Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K and the Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera have commenced shipping and that the specifications of the two cameras have been changed. This announcement can also be viewed as a video available at https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/support/video/93298de7281044cf990b1f8783ef7827.
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Roland’s M-5000 Digital Mixing Console Lets Mixer Nolan Rossi Easily Manage Both the FOH and Monitor Mixes for Andrew Peterson’s Behold the Lamb of God Tour
News: Roland’s M-5000 Digital Mixing Console Lets Mixer Nolan Rossi Easily Manage Both the FOH and Monitor Mixes for Andrew Peterson’s Behold the Lamb of God TourA tour of churches and theaters brought 11 musicians and vocalists on stage every night, and the M-5000’s flexibility gave mixer Nolan Rossi ease of operation and peace of mind while it provided the audience with a great-sounding show
Christian singer/songwriter Andrew Peterson’s Behold the Lamb of God tour has become a Christmastime staple. Named for the artist’s 2004 LP, the tour brings Peterson across the country with fellow musicians each December. The first half of the concert comprises storytelling songs with each guest artist on the tour; the second half is spent performing Peterson's Christmas album sequentially from beginning to end. The tour culminates in an annual performance in the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. On this year’s edition of the tour, mixer Nolan Rossi took along a Roland M-5000 Digital Mixing Console to simplify the complicated task of mixing monitors from the FOH position.
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HOBO Creates Sonic Tension In Powerful New Hit Investigation Discovery Series ‘Evil Lives Here’
News: HOBO Creates Sonic Tension In Powerful New Hit Investigation Discovery Series ‘Evil Lives Here’Engineer Stephen Davies Focuses On The Dramatic Stories In True Crime Doc Show That Premiered To Record Setting Ratings
(New York, New York--February 23, 2016) Investigation Discovery’s all-new original series “Evil Lives Here” explores the true, heart-stopping stories of people who shared a home and a life with a loved one who would later become a killer. Helping convey that tension is a gripping audio mix and sound design from creative audio studio HOBO and engineer Stephen Davies. The premiere of the hour-long show, created by long-time HOBO client Red Marble Media has given Investigation Discovery channel its best ratings ever for a series debut. The series airs Sunday nights at 10pm.
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JM Associates Streams Live Bassmaster Classic Coverage with JVC Camcorders
News: JM Associates Streams Live Bassmaster Classic Coverage with JVC CamcordersJVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced JM Associates, a B.A.S.S. LLC-owned production company based in Little Rock, Ark., will offer live coverage of next month’s 2016 GEICO Bassmaster Classic fishing tournament using one GY-HM200 4KCAM and three JVC GY-HM850 ProHD camcorders in the field and a BR-800 ProHD Broadcaster powered by Zixi in its studio.
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Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas, Chooses Roland M48 Live Personal Mixers for Its Main Campus
News: Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas, Chooses Roland M48 Live Personal Mixers for Its Main CampusLarge M-48 infrastructure provides each section in a large worship orchestra with their own personalized monitoring grouping
Prestonwood Baptist Church, with two campuses in Texas, had been looking for the right audio solution for its Plano home base campus for years. With a large number of musicians every Sunday, not to mention an expanded orchestra performing throughout the holiday season, serving the different monitoring needs and preferences of so many musicians has been challenging to say the least.
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SMPTE Announces 2016 Directors and Appointment of New Governors-at-Large
In Society's Centennial Year, Experienced Group of SMPTE Directors and Governors Guides Society's Ongoing Growth and Industry Leadership
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), a leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that the SMPTE Board of Governors has named the Society's 2016 directors and has appointed two new governors-at-large.
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The Music Producers Guild Announces Its 2016 Awards Winners
News: The Music Producers Guild Announces Its 2016 Awards WinnersFemale recording professionals make a big impact on this year's awards with five of the main honours going to women.
Producer Charlie Andrew received the top award at last night's annual Music Producers Guild Awards ceremony, which took place at the prestigious Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London.
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KSAT Boosts Broadcast Production with SSL C10 and Network I/O
News: KSAT Boosts Broadcast Production with SSL C10 and Network I/O"The sound quality is impressive, and the dynamics processing is more natural sounding than others we have tried”
KSAT-TV- San Antonio-based VHF digital television station (Channel 12), part of the Graham Media Group, has recently installed a Solid State Logic C10 HD Plusas its new main production console for daily news and SA Live show programming.
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Avid Everywhere Momentum Continues With New Pro Tools | S6 2.1 Software and Innovative Mixing Modules
News: Avid Everywhere Momentum Continues With New Pro Tools | S6 2.1 Software and Innovative Mixing ModulesAvid Continues to Drive Innovation in Modern Pro Mixing
NAMM (Hall A, Booth #6400) -- Avid® (NASDAQ:AVID) today announced growing momentum of Avid Everywhere™ in the professional audio market, with nearly a thousand Pro Tools | S6 systems sold to leading studios and production facilities worldwide, including the renowned Sony Pictures Studios (Anthony Quinn Theater). Featuring a revolutionary modular design, S6 delivers superior ergonomics and intelligent studio control, providing an intuitive, immersive experience for the modern sound engineer. And with the release of version 2.1 software, the S6 Master Joystick Module, and announcement of the S6 Master Post Module, Avid is giving audio professionals even greater efficiency and flexibility so they can handle the most demanding projects and create their best work.
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Media Links Announces New Engineering & Technical Services Appointments
News: Media Links Announces New Engineering & Technical Services AppointmentsCathy Emmons Joins as Director, Engineering & Technical Services
Media Links Inc, a 2014 Technology and Engineering Emmy® Award winner and the market leader in media and data over IP transport solutions, is pleased to welcome Catherine Emmons to the team, where she will fill the new role of Director, Engineering & Technical Services. Cathy will report to Tom Canavan, President of Media Links Inc., a subsidiary of Media Global Links. Also new to the team is George Parson, who will serve as a Support Engineer, reporting to Ms. Emmons.
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Toyota RAV4 Hybrid's Comedic Multi-Platform Campaign Featuring Keegan-Michael Key Taps The Colonie’s Editorial + VFX Talent
News: Toyota RAV4 Hybrid's Comedic Multi-Platform Campaign Featuring Keegan-Michael Key Taps The Colonie’s Editorial + VFX TalentToyota RAV4 Hybrid's Comedic Multi-Platform Campaign Featuring Keegan-Michael Key Taps The Colonie’s Editorial + VFX Talent
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Timber Encourages Viewers To "Witness Greatness" In New CBS Promo For February's Super Bowl & Grammys
News: Timber Encourages Viewers To "Witness Greatness" In New CBS Promo For February's Super Bowl & Grammys
Design & digital production studio Timber has just completed a brand-new promo campaign for CBS with the creative team at ad agency TBWA/Chiat/Day. Encouraging viewers to “Witness Greatness” in February with the Super Bowl and Grammy Awards, the two-spot campaign broke over the holidays and early in the New Year.
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PULL Takes Their Music To The Streets For Nike’s ‘FootballX Skills’ Branded Content Series
News: PULL Takes Their Music To The Streets For Nike’s ‘FootballX Skills’ Branded Content SeriesCrafty soccer moves are no longer an international secret, courtesy of an intriguing new branded content online video series for Nike called “FootballX Skills,” created by agency AKQA and paced perfectly thanks to original scores from the New York City-based music company Pull and composer Mitch Davis.
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Broadcast Partners Chooses 2wcom’s MM01 for Studio to Transmitter Distribution Over IP
News: Broadcast Partners Chooses 2wcom’s MM01 for Studio to Transmitter Distribution Over IPDutch radio service provider Broadcast Partners has implemented audio-over-IP distribution from the studio to up to 250 transmitters in Netherlands and Belgium, using 2wcom’s MM01 AoIP Codec.
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The Darkroom emerges into light
News: The Darkroom emerges into lightThe Darkroom recording studio has undergone a substantial refit to enable the Willesden, north-west London facility to operate at a world-class level – and to embrace the future.
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iZotope Audio Repair Tools Empower Post Editors at Belgium’s Studio MM
News: iZotope Audio Repair Tools Empower Post Editors at Belgium’s Studio MMAudio Repair Tools Empower Post Editors at Belgium’s Studio MM
iZotope, Inc., a leading audio technology company, has announced that Brussels-based Film and TV post production facility, Studio MM, has successfully integrated iZotope’s RX audio repair and enhancement suite within every studio throughout its facility. A boutique post facility, Studio MM meets the need for clients who need an approach where the latest digital technologies support and empower the creative audio mind.
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Jünger Audio Delivers 5.1 Audio Quality for The Voice Of China
News: Jünger Audio Delivers 5.1 Audio Quality for The Voice Of ChinaThe company's loudness control and audio processing units were used extensively throughout the making and broadcasting of this popular Chinese music show.
The audio production team behind the Voice of China, one of the most successful music shows on Chinese television, has been using Jünger Audio loudness control and audio processing equipment to ensure the quality of broadcasts transmitted in 5.1 surround sound.
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Portable Power Brand Amps Up Product Development With Addition of Two New Power Gurus
News: Portable Power Brand Amps Up Product Development With Addition of Two New Power Gurus– Weego Hires Frank Rodriguez and Berdj Mazmanian to Expand Marketing Group –
Weego, innovator of portable jump starters and rechargeable battery packs, announced Efrain “Frank” Rodriguez as the company’s senior engineer and Berdj Mazmanian as senior product manager. Between Frank and Berdj, both professionals have held high-level engineering and/or design and development positions at Recoton Corporation, Mattel, Inc., BPG International and Sirius Satellite Radio and are jumping right in to kick off 2016 with new and unique Weego products.
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2015 National Film Registry: "Ghostbusters" Gets The Call
“Top Gun,” “L.A. Confidential” and Edison’s “Sneeze” Among Film Additions
Acting Librarian of Congress David Mao announced today the annual selection of 25 motion pictures to be named to the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress. These films, which epitomize the diversity and richness of the nation’s cinematic heritage, have been identified as motion pictures that deserve to be preserved because of their cultural, historic or aesthetic importance.
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White Mark Designs A New Sound Suite At Mosfilm
News: White Mark Designs A New Sound Suite At MosfilmThe UK company has a long history of delivering exceptional audio facilities to prestigious Russian Clients.
Mosfilm, Russia's largest and oldest film studio complex, recently opened a new post production suite that was designed by UK acoustic consultancy White Mark Ltd.
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SMPTE Hires Howard Lukk as Director of Standards
News: SMPTE Hires Howard Lukk as Director of StandardsA Film Director, Lukk Joins Staff, Bringing Decades of Experience Guiding Integration of New Technologies in Motion Imaging
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), a leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, is pleased to announce that Howard Lukk will be joining the SMPTE staff as the Society's new director of standards. Over the coming 12 months, Lukk will transition into the position that has been held by Peter Symes for the past eight years. Symes will retire at the end of 2016.
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Original Music Services Now Offered at PRG POST Along With Video Post-production and Production Solutions
News: Original Music Services Now Offered at PRG POST Along With Video Post-production and Production SolutionsAward-Winning Composer, Bruce Aronson, Joins New York Facility
PRG POST, a subsidiary of Production Resource Group, L.L.C. (PRG) the world’s leading provider of production solutions for events and entertainment, announced today that they will now offer original music creation on site as Bruce Aronson, renowned composer for film and television, has joined their New York studio. Aronson is available to write and record original music during the post-production and production processes. PRG POST is a video post-production facility and production center based in Midtown Manhattan.
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Focusrite RedNet Helps 3G Productions Keep Electric Daisy Carnival’s Main Stage Connecte
RedNet D16 AES was the critical interface for the output of 96-kHz audio via Dante™ networking to AES3-compatible amplifiers for the sound system on the stage that hosted Tiesto, Calvin Harris, Armin Van Buuren, Avicii, Kaskade, Afrojack and other leading electronic music stars
Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), a major festival of the electronic dance music world, took place earlier this year at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The fifth edition of the festival, which drew over 400,000 attendees, also marked the debut of the Focusrite RedNet D16 AES interface at the event, where 3G Productions, the sound reinforcement provider for three of the show’s stages, deployed the D16 AES for the output of 96-kHz audio via Dante™ networking to AES3-compatible amplifiers in the d&b audiotechnik J System P.A. with D80 amplifiers on the main “Kinetic Field” stage. As artists including Tiesto, Calvin Harris, Armin Van Buuren, Avicii, Kaskade and Afrojack performed in front of thousands of fans, RedNet D16 AES created a secure connection between the FOH position and the over-100 amplifiers used to power the system.
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Media Links successfully participates in NASA TR-01 JPEG2000 Interop test
NASA Successfully Verifies Interoperability of VSF’s TR-01 JPEG2000 Video over IP Specification
Marshall Space Flight Center – Huntsville, Alabama: At an event held on October 20, 2015 at Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA personnel conducted successful testing to verify interoperability between five vendor implementations of the Video Services Forum’s (VSF’s) Technical Recommendation 01 (TR-01). TR-01 uses existing standards to define interoperable profiles for real time streaming of a broadcast profile JPEG 2000 codestream wrapped in MPEG2TS, with audio and ancillary data and encapsulated in IP with FEC. The verification was necessary in order to include TR-01 as an acceptable technology for use with multi-agency spaceflight operations. "We need to show more than one vendor implementation interoperating with each other", said Walt Lindblom, Video Engineer - NASA Imagery Experts Group. "This was successfully demonstrated during our test this week".
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Roland M-5000 OHRCA Live Mixing Console Wins Big at WFX
News: Roland M-5000 OHRCA Live Mixing Console Wins Big at WFXM-5000 selected as Best Overall Audio Product and Best Digital Mixing Console Over $1000
At this year’s WFX Worship Facilities Conference and Expo in Nashville, Tennessee, November 18-19, 2015, Roland’s M-5000 OHRCA Live Mixing Console won big in the New Product Awards, as it was named Best Overall Audio Product, and Best Digital Mixing Console $1001 and Above. The Worship Facilities New Product Awards program recognizes the most noteworthy solutions for churches. The winners are chosen by a panel of industry experts and the staff of Worship Facilities magazine, with winners announced at the conference. The Worship Facilities Conference and Expo is two-and-a-half days of education, hands-on training, networking, inspiration and exposure for every ministry team, including worship, tech, facilities and administration.
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ASG Welcomes Steve McCracken to Southern California Technical Services Team
News: ASG Welcomes Steve McCracken to Southern California Technical Services TeamAdvanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading data, video, audio and film integration firm, today announced Steve McCracken joined the company as a systems engineer for the Technical Services Team on Aug. 17. Based in Southern California, he offers field service and consultation for ASG clients in the region.
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Tattersall Turns Edit Suite into a "Virtual Mix Stage" for Second Installment Of Multi-Award Winning Limited Series Fargo
News: Tattersall Turns Edit Suite into a "Virtual Mix Stage" for Second Installment Of Multi-Award Winning Limited Series FargoTattersall Sound and Picture is currently providing final sound mixing services for the second installment of the critically acclaimed limited series Fargo, and the Toronto studio has come up with a unique way for the show’s Los Angeles-based producers to monitor the work.
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Jack HSU Joins ASG Technical Services Team
News: Jack HSU Joins ASG Technical Services TeamAdvanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading data, video, audio and film integration firm, today announced Jack Hsu has joined the company’s Technical Services Team, effective Aug. 17. Based in San Jose, he offers high-end support, as well as design and deployment, for a variety of systems and technologies.
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NASA Successfully Verifies Interoperability of VSF’s TR-01 JPEG2000 Video over IP Specification
News: NASA Successfully Verifies Interoperability of VSF’s TR-01 JPEG2000 Video over IP SpecificationAt an event held on October 20, 2015 at Marshal Space Flight Center, NASA personnel conducted successful testing to verify interoperability between five vendor implementations of the Video Services Forum’s Technical Recommendation 01 (TR-01). TR-01 uses existing standards to define interoperable profiles for real time streaming of a broadcast profile JPEG 2000 codestream wrapped in MPEG2TS, with audio and ancillary data and encapsulated in IP with FEC. The verification was necessary in order to include TR-01 as an acceptable technology for use with multi-agency spaceflight operations. “We need to show more than one vendor implementation interoperating with each other”, said Walt Lindblom, Video Engineer – NASA Imagery Experts Group. “This was successfully demonstrated during our test this week”.
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Goldcrest Goes for Gold with NTP DAD AX32 and DX32
News: Goldcrest Goes for Gold with NTP DAD AX32 and DX32Goldcrest Post Production has chosen an NTP Technology DAD AX32 analog/digital/analog converter and two DX32 audio interfaces for the new Sound Theatre 2 facility at its Dean Street premises in London's Soho.
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iZotope Launches Ozone 7: Vintage-Inspired Mastering Tools
News: iZotope Launches Ozone 7: Vintage-Inspired Mastering Tools A host of new features added to the critically acclaimed mastering software, also available as part of iZotope's Music Production Bundle
iZotope, Inc., makers of award-winning software for audio production, now has released the latest version of their flagship mastering software, Ozone.
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Nexidia Names Tim Murphy Senior Product Manager for Media & Entertainment Division
Nexidia, a leading developer of dialogue and audio analysis products and technologies, today announced it has hired Tim Murphy as a senior director of product management for the media and entertainment business unit. In this role, Murphy will lead product management for Nexidia Illuminate and Nexidia Dialogue Search, as well as future product offerings from Nexidia Media & Entertainment.
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White Mark Helps Wave Transform Its London Facilities
News: White Mark Helps Wave Transform Its London FacilitiesThe award-winning post production company has now added Dolby Atmos mixing to its impressive range of services.
Studio and technical design consultancy White Mark Ltd has helped Award-winning post-production company Wave completely refurbish its facilities in London.
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Roland M-5000 OHRCA Live Mixing Console Chosen for Rose Heights Church in Tyler, Texas
Church integrates M-5000 with existing Roland M-48 Personal Mixing system as part of massive upgrade to church’s existing A/V infrastructure focused on user-friendliness and interoperability, allowing extensive networking and streaming capabilities.
When Shane Weber of Web Feat Productions, a media consulting firm that specializes in serving churches and not-for-profit organizations, was brought in to spec solutions for a new FOH console at Rose Heights Church in Tyler, Texas, he focused on his normal priorities: “When I come in, I really want to make a functional system for people to walk up to. It’s going to do everything they want it to and more, and it’s going to be as simple as I can make it.” Once a church makes an A/V upgrade a priority, a consulting or installation firm sometimes specs solutions that are too engineering-based and difficult for Sunday volunteers to wrap their minds around, he notes, again emphasizing the elegant simplicity that complements the functionality of a well thought-out infrastructure. With these things in mind, to Weber the solution was obvious: the Roland M-5000 OHRCA Live Mixing Console.
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LEADER to demonstrate advanced 4K production-support solutions and VC7 video standards converter at SMPTE 2015
News: LEADER to demonstrate advanced 4K production-support solutions and VC7 video standards converter at SMPTE 2015See Leader Instruments on stand 304 at SMPTE 2015, October 26-29, 2015, Loews Hollywood Hotel, Hollywood, California
Following a highly successful IBC2015 in Amsterdam, LEADER Instruments is heading to Hollywood for the Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers' 2015 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition. SMPTE 2015 will be held at the Loews Hollywood Hotel, October 26-29.
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AMC Networks Europe Selects Mediaproxy LogServer for Next Generation Compliance Logging
Mediaproxy Pty. Ltd., the industry leader for broadcast compliance logging, content monitoring and transport stream analysis, announced that AMC Networks International Central Europe has selected LogServer to enable its next generation broadcast compliance and content monitoring requirements.
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Pope Francis' September 26 Mass At Philadelphia's Cathedral Basilica Of Sts. Peter And Paul To Be Captured With Panasonic AW-­HE130 And AW-HE870 Remote Pan/Tilt/Zoom Cameras
News: Pope Francis' September 26 Mass At Philadelphia's Cathedral Basilica Of Sts. Peter And Paul To Be Captured With Panasonic AW-­HE130 And AW-HE870 Remote Pan/Tilt/Zoom CamerasMid-morning mass for the 2,200 congregants and worldwide viewers will come from newly-installed Panasonic remote production cameras
The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, mother church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia, will provide a glorious backdrop for Pope Francis' first stop on his visit to the city, a special papal mass to be celebrated for the people of the Archdiocese. Live video feeds of the mid-morning Saturday, September 26 mass for the 2,200 congregants as well as for worldwide viewers will come from several newly-installed Panasonic remote production cameras, including six AW-HE130 integrated 1/3” pan/tilt/zoom and two AW-HE870 2/3” 3-CCD multi-purpose units.
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Wenzhou TV selects Snell for switching, future-proofing and ease of use
News: Wenzhou TV selects Snell for switching, future-proofing and ease of useWenzhou TV, the Chinese regional broadcaster, has purchased a complete production infrastructure, conversion and switching solution from Snell as part of its upgrade to full HD production from studio to screen. The equipment was supplied via Snell’s regional partner, Beijing Xingguang Sanitec Science & Technology Co., Ltd.
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Tattersall Sound and Picture Unveils Dolby Atmos-Certified Mixing Theater
News: Tattersall Sound and Picture Unveils Dolby Atmos-Certified Mixing TheaterToronto facility creates “immersive” soundtrack for Afghan war drama “Hyena Road” debuting at TIFF.
In a significant boost to its services for movie and television sound, Tattersall Sound and Picture has added Dolby Atmos technology to its largest mixing stage and completed its first project in the immersive sound format. Hyena Road, an Afghan war drama from actor/director Paul Gross (Passchendaele) will make its world premiere this month at the Toronto International Film Festival as a Gala Presentation.
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SMPTE Announces 2015 Award Recipients
Annual SMPTE Awards Ceremony Highlights Leaders and Innovators Behind the Advances in the Motion Imaging Industry
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), a worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today revealed the outstanding industry members who will be recognized Thursday, Oct. 29, at the SMPTE 2015 Awards Ceremony.
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TWO ORIGINAL COGSWELL STUDENT- DESIGNED APPS NAMED AS FINALISTS IN GOOGLE’S “PROJECT TANGO DEVELOPER” CONTEST
News: TWO ORIGINAL COGSWELL STUDENT- DESIGNED APPS NAMED AS FINALISTS IN GOOGLE’S “PROJECT TANGO DEVELOPER” CONTESTRoom Modes Calculator” and “We Are Cubed” Among Only 48 Finalists Out of Hundreds of Submitted Entries
Cogswell College, a historic, 600-student educational institution offering a unique curriculum fusing Digital Art, Engineering and Entrepreneurship, is very pleased to announce that TWO original apps designed by students of the school have been named as Finalists within Google’s 2015 “Project Tango Developer” Contest. These two projects, which are now competing for Grand Prizes against professional developers and companies, were selected among only 48 finalists chosen from hundreds of submitted entries.
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SMPTE Elevates 15 Motion-Imaging Technology Industry Leaders to
Achievements of the Society's Newest Class of Fellows Will Be Celebrated at SMPTE 2015
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), a worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that it has elevated 15 industry leaders to the status of SMPTE Fellow. This honor is conferred on individuals who have, through their proficiency and contributions to the industries, attained an outstanding rank among members of the Society.
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iZotope Adds Enhanced Low-Latency Limiting Algorithm to RX Final
News: iZotope Adds Enhanced Low-Latency Limiting Algorithm to RX FinaliZotope Adds Enhanced Low-Latency Limiting Algorithm to RX Final Mix Plug-in New limiter algorithm optimizes workflow with new choices for low-latency use across high track-count sessions while maintaining a high degree of sonic transparency
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Leader To Introduce LV 7390 4-channel 3g/HD/SD-SDI Rasterizer At IBC2015
News: Leader To Introduce LV 7390 4-channel 3g/HD/SD-SDI Rasterizer At IBC2015LEADER has chosen IBC2015 as the venue for the European introduction of the LV 7390 multi-standard rasterizer. First demonstrated at the NAB show in April and now deliverable, the LV 7390 can be used be to measure up to four SDI signals simultaneously. It occupies just 1U and can be deployed for desktop or rackmounted operation.
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@LArge Productions Welcomes EP Ashley Hydrick,
@LArge Productions is excited to welcome Ashley Hydrick as Executive Producer and Partner. With this strategic addition, the @LArge management triumvirate includes Hydrick, and company founders Tracy Mays and Beth Aranda. The company was launched in March of this year, and is designed to fulfill clients’ creative needs from concept to execution. With the addition of Ashley Hydrick comes an expanded network of trusted post collaborators via @LArge’s unique and robust model.
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Surfing Film Catches Big Break At AlphaDogs
News: Surfing Film Catches Big Break At AlphaDogsCalifornia
The origins of surfing date as far back as the 18th Century where wooden surfboards that sometimes weighed as much as 150 pounds were used for big wave surfing. While methods of surfing have changed substantially since the early days, what hasn’t changed is the lure of finding that perfect wave, and there is no place quite like Mexico for a surfing adventure! In the new film from filmmaker Mark Kronemeyer titled Gone, audiences are taken on a journey from Baja to Oaxaca, to bone-dry deserts and tropical jungles on the search for the soul of surfing in Mexico. “I got the idea for the film traveling around Mexico and documenting our journey up and down the Pacific coast,” said Kronemeyer. “I hope audiences will want to travel and discover more of the real Mexico after watching Gone. http://www.gonefilm.tv/
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Lucky 21 Directing Duo The Chartrands Finds "The Missing 9
News: Lucky 21 Directing Duo The Chartrands Finds "The Missing 9McGarrah Jessee teamed with Lucky 21 directing duo The Chartrands to create a spot that would showcase how Frost never stops moving forward for its clients. The Chartrands helped the agency create “The Missing 9 Percent,” a commercial that highlights this fundamental ethos with verve and originality.
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Advanced Broadcast Solutions – Asia Expands Regional HQ in Singapore; Adds to Sales Staff
News: Advanced Broadcast Solutions – Asia Expands Regional HQ in Singapore; Adds to Sales StaffMore hires expected soon in both Myanmar and Singapore offices
To better serve its growing clientele in Singapore, Myanmar and through the region professional video and audio systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) – Asia Pte. Ltd. is adding staff and moving to new offices in Singapore. The Singapore office serves as regional headquarters for the firm.
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Mark Kudsi Directs Epic Virtual Reality Project Experience for White Label S/R
News:Mark Kudsi Directs Epic Virtual Reality Project Experience for White Label S/RInaugural project is sensorial immersion for Art of Patron with White Label S/R via agency Firstborn
Award-winning director Mark Kudsis inaugural project with a White Label S/R Product is the epic Art of Patron Virtual Reality Experiencevia agency Firstborn. The sensorial immersion involves a groundbreaking blend of Virtual Reality Technology, Drone filming and photo real CG to transport participants to Patron’s Hacienda and experience its unique, handcrafted process as guided by the brand’s signature bee. The virtual reality experience is a centerpiece of Art of Patron events being held around the country. An interactive, 360 web version can be viewed at http://patrontequila.com/art-of-patron/vr
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Roland Expands Pro Audio Sales Engineer Team
Roland committed to adding staff and support resources to meet the needs of the professional audio community
Roland’s Professional A/V division announces the expansion of its Sales Engineering team focused on Live Pro Audio. With the introduction of the new M-5000 Live Mixing Console, Roland is committed to adding staff and support resources to meet the needs of the professional audio community. A new Pro Audio only focused positions include current Sales Engineer Doug Schouten and newly hired Sales Engineer, Brian Belcher.
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Sheffield Doc/Fest programme announced
News: Sheffield Doc/Fest programme announcedFrom 5 to 10 June Sheffield Doc/Fest 2015 will welcome 250+ decision makers from 30 countries, including representatives from ABC, Al Jazeera, ARTE, BBC Britdoc, Channel 4, Cinereach, Chicken and Egg, Danish Broadcasting Corporation, National Geographic, NDR, National Film Board of Canada, Wellcome Trust, PBS, POV, SXSW, SBS and Tribeca Film Institute. Nine delegations will attend: BFI Film Audience Network Delegation, Jordanian Delegation, Nordic Delegation, Northern Film & Media Delegation, Mexican Delegation, Scottish Delegation, South African Delegation, Ukrainian Delegation VPRO Dutch Delegation.
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Offerings and Talents of Chicago's Another Country Expand with Addition of Mixer Peter Erazmus
Executive producer Tim Konn and his colleagues at the award-winning sound design studio Another Country are very proud to announce the addition of well-known sound designer, mixer and audio engineer Peter Erazmus to their staff. Erazmus joins the company's roster of A-list mixers John Binder, David Gerbosi, Drew Weir and Erik Widmark immediately, as a key part of the studio's growth plans focused on opening its fifth sound room later this summer.
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AlphaDogs Discover Fairies Living In Gnome Homes
News: AlphaDogs Discover Fairies Living In Gnome HomesEveryone could use a little magic in their lives, and that’s just what the residents of Overland Park, Kansas got unexpectedly in the spring of 2013 when beautifully crafted fairy homes with doors custom-built to fit the hollows of trees mysteriously popped up along a heavily wooded walking trail. Intrigued by the story after reading about it in the Kansas City Star, director/producer Sharon Liese set out to make The Gnomist, a documentary with an initial focus of revealing who was behind the construction of these mysterious houses. “I thought I was going to solve the mystery of who was building the homes, but then I learned that so many people were being kept afloat by these homes, that I realized there was a deeper story to be told.”
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A Common Thread's Clay Staub Supercharges Universal Studios' Fast and Furious - Supercharged Launch
News: A Common Thread's Clay Staub Supercharges Universal Studios' Fast and Furious - Supercharged LaunchA Common Thread director Clay Staub turns a couple of amusement park visitors into Vin Diesel’s co-stars in a new spot introducing Universal Studios Hollywood’s new Fast and Furious Supercharged ride.
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Sting's Steerpike Studio Stays Committed To Prism Sound Converters
News: Sting's Steerpike Studio Stays Committed To Prism Sound ConvertersAfter upgrading to Pro Tools HDX, Sting's private facility has invested in Prism Sound’s HDX Interface Cards to ensure the longevity of its prized ADA-8 converters.
Despite a pedigree that goes back nearly 20 years, Prism Sound's ADA-8 multichannel converter has maintained its status as an outstanding piece of technology and a prized item in many top end recording facilities, including Sterling Sound, Cornell University, British Grove Studios, Lucasfilm, Sony and Walt Disney.
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Cogswell College to Host Wajid Raza, A Lighting Technical Director at Industrial Light & Magic, for Special Guest Lecture March 25th
News: Cogswell College to Host Wajid Raza, A Lighting Technical Director at Industrial Light & Magic, for Special Guest Lecture March 25thCogswell College, a leading educational institution offering a unique curriculum of Digital Art & Animation, Digital Audio Technology, Game Design & Development, Digital Media Management, Engineering, and Entrepreneurship & Innovation, will host Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) Technical Director Wajid Raza for a Special Guest Lecture. Karen Keister, Cogswell’s Program Director and Assistant Professor in the school’s Digital Arts & Animation Dept., made the announcement. Keister’s department regularly features one guest speaker each semester who has prominently established him/herself within the entertainment and digital arts industry.
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Cinedeck & Wiredrive Present Time-Saving File-Based Solutions At The Editors' Lounge
News: Cinedeck & Wiredrive Present Time-Saving File-Based Solutions At The Editors' LoungeThe Editors’ Lounge hosted their monthly educational and networking event with post-production professionals from Los Angeles and surrounding areas getting an up close look at the latest time-saving tools from Cinedeck and Wiredrive. Product demonstrations were given simultaneously throughout the evening, followed by Q&A sessions. All attendees participated in a raffle drawing with one lucky winner going home at the end of the evening with a G drive compliments of Wiredrive.
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IKA Collective Produces Emotional Launch Campaign For Discovery Life Channel
News: IKA Collective Produces Emotional Launch Campaign For Discovery Life ChannelDirector Ian Karr Captures Real Life Drama In Powerful POV :60 Image Spot
How do you capture the arc of a life in 60 seconds? That was the challenge Director Ian Karr and creative boutique IKA Collective were asked with for the debut of Discovery Life Channel. The :60 image spot, “Love Every Step,” captures the life story of a young woman from childhood to the birth of her own daughter. Using an immersive POV style, the campaign pushes the limits of technology while pulling on our heartstrings.
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DPA Microphones Delivers Pristine Audio during the Filming of Taken 3
Critical dialogue scenes were captured using company's d:screet™ 4060 Miniature Microphones hidden in the actors' clothing
Capturing high-quality audio for a blockbuster film is always crucial as dialogue between the actors must be heard if the story is to be understood. But when the sound crew also has to contend with action-packed scenes featuring car chases and shoot outs, recording comprehensible audio becomes an even more complex challenge. This was the situation French sound engineer Stéphane Bucher found himself in on the set of Taken 3, the third and final instalment of action trilogy starring Liam Neeson, Forest Whitaker and Maggie Grace. To combat any audio problems, he chose to use DPA Microphones' d:screet™ 4060 Miniature Microphones.
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NAB Show Technology Summit on Cinema to Focus on Building the Future of Storytelling
Summit Draws Industry Experts to Discuss Current and Emerging Technologies and Their Impact on the Art and Science of Storytelling
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® , the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that the 2015 NAB Show's Technology Summit on Cinema (TSC), produced in partnership with SMPTE, will be dedicated to exploring the technical and creative innovations that will define the cinema experience of tomorrow. The two-day summit, titled "Building the Future of Storytelling," will take place April 11-12 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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phoenix rises to HD with IQ Modular infrastructure
News: phoenix rises to HD with IQ Modular infrastructureGerman public broadcaster chooses Snell for quality and reliability
German public broadcaster phoenix, which delivers in-depth news and factual programming as a complementary service to Germany's popular ARD and ZDF channels, is upgrading to full HD operation. The upgrade, which is being carried out without interruption to the TV station's broadcasting operations, requires a major infrastructure overhaul; phoenix has chosen Snell IQ Modular to provide the quality and reliability essential for broadcast operations.
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Pronology's Asset Management Software Was Behind The Scenes At The 87Th Annual Oscars®
Web-Based Solution Offered Collaborative On-Site Content Management
Pronology, a developer of cutting-edge tapeless workflow solutions, was once again backstage with its latest media asset management solutions for the 87th annual Oscars® telecast, which kicked off Sunday, February 22. Pronology's user-friendly interface gave producers the ability to monitor and approve all pre-recorded content for the fifth consecutive year, providing an extraordinary level of visibility and creative control over the thousands of assets that are part of such an enormous, complex show.
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CommitteeLA Teams with Brewster Parsons & EXILE for Wix.com's Super Bowl Campaign Featuring NFL Stars
News: CommitteeLA Teams with Brewster Parsons & EXILE for Wix.com's Super Bowl Campaign Featuring NFL StarsCommitteeLA turned to Brewster Parsons, the award-winning visual effects, CG & design studio, and EXILE Editorial for their social media-driven Super Bowl campaign for Wix.com. Featuring former NFL players and their new careers after retirement, the Wix.com campaign has been teased out via social media before the big game with the final spot being unveiled on Super Bowl Sunday.
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Clear-com Pulls Out All The Stops For New Non Stop Production Facility
Buenos Aires-based Non Stop Productions, a TV production and audio-visual services company serving the Spanish-American market for major production and distribution companies worldwide, has equipped its newest production facility with a variety of Clear-Com® intercom and IP communications equipment, based around the Eclipse-Median digital matrix system.
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Pittsburg Benedum Center Explores New Dimensions with TSL Soundfield Microphone System
News: Pittsburg Benedum Center Explores New Dimensions with TSL Soundfield Microphone SystemThe Stanley Theatre in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania was constructed in 1928 as a “movie palace”. Over the years, it hosted legendary music performances from The Grateful Dead, to Bob Marley and more. Now known as the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts, it is home to the Pittsburgh Opera, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, and the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera.
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Elias Arts Expands Creative Team
News: Elias Arts Expands Creative TeamVincenzo LoRusso steps up as ECD/EVP
Bicoastal music shop Elias Arts has revamped its creative team, with long-time Elias Arts vet Vincenzo LoRusso taking the reins as Executive Creative Director and Executive Vice President and the addition of creative director Mike Goldstein in Los Angeles and Eric Ronick in New York. With diverse backgrounds in music spanning producing, composing engineering, songwriting and performing, the new additions will amplify Elias’ in-house creative expertise in connecting brands with top musical talent and customized music experiences in the converging music and advertising spaces. Goldstein brings dual expertise in music and filmmaking, allowing for a unique sensitivity for the artistry of the fusion of audio with the moving image, while Ronick’s background as a songwriter, artist and musical director provides a fresh viewpoint on current and approaching musical trends.
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SMPTE Announces 2015 Directors and New Appointments to the Board of Governors
With Industry Expertise and Previous Experience in SMPTE Leadership Roles, Appointees Are Positioned to Make Immediate Impact in New Positions
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® , the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that the SMPTE Board of Governors has named the Society's 2015 directors and has appointed new officers and governors to fill vacant positions.
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Veteran Mixing Engineer demo's line of PMC products, which includes first-look at the newly released twotwo sub2
News: Veteran Mixing Engineer demo's line of PMC products, which includes first-look at the newly released twotwo sub2Veteran Mixing Engineer demo's line of PMC products, which includes first-look at the newly released twotwo sub2
Tommy Vicari, leading mixing engineer and long-time user of PMC, will be on hand at the company's NAMM booth (Hall A, Booth 6598) to demonstrate the newly launched twotwo sub2 active subwoofer, the latest addition to the twotwo range of active nearfield monitors. Throughout the show attendees will have the opportunity to step inside a custom sound cabin to hear mixes by Vicari on the premium line, which also includes the twotwo.5, twotwo.6 and twotwo.8.
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News: DPA Microphones Rings in the New Year at the Rainbow Room
PBS' national New Year's Eve festivities used a range of the company's mics
DPA Microphones returned to The Rainbow Room for an exquisite and elite New Year's celebration for PBS' second national, primetime celebration from the recently re-opened iconic Manhattan venue, New Year's Eve at The Rainbow Room with Michael Feinstein. After the success of the Fall Arts Festival program, DPA's d:facto™ Vocal, d:vote™ 4099 Instrument, d:dicate™ 4011 Cardioid and d:screet™ Miniature mics once again found their way onto the guest list for the esteemed event.
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Brewster Parsons Takes On "Brave Frontier" For Gumi & Ignited
News: Brewster Parsons Takes On "Brave Frontier" For Gumi & IgnitedBrewster Parsons, the award-winning visual effects, CG & design studio, launched a new 30-second commercial for gumi Inc.’s hit mobile role-playing game (RPG) “Brave Frontier.” Collaborating closely with both ad agency Ignited in Los Angeles and client gumi Inc. in Tokyo, Japan, the team at Brewster Parsons stretched creatively to design a unique “Western Anime” look for the new project.
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Peter Pan Live! Soars with DPA Microphones
News: Peter Pan Live! Soars with DPA MicrophonesCompany outfits entire cast of the NBC production with d:screet™ 4061 Miniature Mics
Peter Pan Live!, NBC’s live primetime television production of the classic Broadway musical, aired last week with audio support from Firehouse Productions and DPA Microphones. The live TV ‘film,’ which followed the success of the network’s 2013 depiction of the Sound of Music, raked in over nine million viewers. With a live show of this magnitude, Firehouse needed an audio solution that would provide pristine audio quality expected with HD television while still giving audiences the feel of a grand theater production. To accomplish this, the sound reinforcement company called on 48d:screet™ 4061 Miniature Microphones to support the entire cast, which included Christopher Walken as Captain Hook and Allison Williams as Peter Pan.
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WorldStage to Produce Live Events with FOR-A Portable Video Switcher
News: WorldStage to Produce Live Events with FOR-A Portable Video SwitcherNew York City-based company WorldStage, a leading technical staging provider in the live event and entertainment technology field, recently selected a FOR-A HVS-100 portable video switcher for live video production of events ranging from corporate meetings to fashion show productions. WorldStage serves clients in the broadcast, arts, theater, non-profit, technology and corporate industries.
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OneRepublic FOH Engineer Solves Live Recording Challenge With Sonnet Fusion F3 RAID Storage System
System's High Capacity and Its Rugged and Vibration-Proof Design Enable Recording of 112 Tracks at 96kHz for Future Re-use and Virtual Sound Checks
Sonnet Technologies today announced that its rugged and portable Fusion™ F3 two-drive RAID storage system is enabling a live recording workflow for OneRepublic's current "Native" tour. With the ability to store up to 6TB of content on dual shock-isolated hard drives, the Fusion F3 reliably captures more than 100 tracks of audio from the band's nightly performances, recorded at 96kHz resolution.
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Production Audio (with Kevin Parker)
News: Production Audio (with Kevin Parker)Today we speak with Kevin Parker, production sound mixer for feature films, television, documentaries and more. Kevin and I discuss his techniques for capturing sound on set and in the field, proper mic placement, how to hide the lav, and some tips that will help you capture better sound. Plus Dan Chung from NewsShooter.com joins us to discuss the latest industry news.
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Large Hadron Collider On Collision Course With AlphaDogs
News: Large Hadron Collider On Collision Course With AlphaDogsFirst time director-producer Leland Montgomery had been stuck in an endless cycle of shooting and re-shooting his first web series for over nine months and was on the verge of giving up because the storyline wasn’t working. Just when he was about to throw in the towel, fellow collaborator on the series, Zoe Chao suggested they abandon all they had done, refocus the series and make little vignettes for each of the characters instead. Thus was born the new dramatic web series, God Particles. The story follows a damaged group of L.A. millennials suddenly facing what may be the end of the world in a disaster caused by the Large Hadron Collider. Forced to examine who they really are and the choices they’ve made, they find themselves lost and adrift in the face of the apocalypse.
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Production Audio with Kevin Parker
News: Production Audio with Kevin ParkerToday we speak with Kevin Parker, production sound mixer for feature films, television, documentaries and more. Kevin and Ben Consoli of the Go Creative Show discuss Kevin's techniques for capturing sound on set and in the field, proper mic placement, how to hide the lav, and some tips that will help you capture better sound. Plus Dan Chung from NewsShooter.com joins in to discuss the latest industry news.
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Powered by Avid Everywhere, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Score Their First Number One Album
Avid Artist Suite Audio and Live Sound Solutions Deliver Faster, Collaborative Workflows for the Inspiring New Album, Hypnotic Eye
Avid® (OTC:AVID) today announced that rock 'n' roll legends Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers embraced Avid Everywhere™ to bring to life their new album, Hypnotic Eye - their first ever number one album on the Billboard 200. The band used industry-standard audio and live sound solutions from the Avid Artist Suite, powered by the Avid MediaCentral Platform to record and mix the entire album digitally, giving them a faster, more efficient and collaborative workflow, and greater creative freedom to produce high-quality content.
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SMPTE® Elects Officers and Governors for 2015 and 2016; Robert Seidel of CBS to Serve as Society's New President
Industry Leaders Elected to Key SMPTE Leadership Posts Reflect Growth of Global Society
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® , the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that the organization has elected new officers and governors for 2015-16. Robert Seidel, vice president of engineering and advanced technology at CBS, will take office as the Society's new president on Jan. 1, 2015.
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Audio Master Class With Matt Russell
News: Audio Master Class With Matt RussellToday, on Ben Consoli's Go Creative Show, we dive deep into mixing audio for post production with our special guest Matt Russell. This episode is really a Master Class with one of New England's most accomplished and successful audio engineers. We answer listener questions and discuss EQ techniques, ducking, how to balance voice and music together, fixing common audio problems, and more.
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AJA Io 4K Supports 4K Playback for "Gone Girl" VFX Review
News: AJA Io 4K Supports 4K Playback for "Gone Girl" VFX ReviewAJA Video Systems' Io 4K device for professional video and audio I/O was used to facilitate 4K playback for VFX review on director David Fincher’s “Gone Girl, from 20th Century Fox and New Regency. Based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Gillian Flynn, “Gone Girl” stars Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, and Tyler Perry and was released by 20th Century Fox on October 3rd.
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HPA Announces Power-Packed Line Up for SMPTE 2014 Symposium, “Making Do With More”
News: HPA Announces Power-Packed Line Up for SMPTE 2014 Symposium, “Making Do With More” SMPTE 2014 Pre-Conference Event Explores the Impact of Image and Sound Advancements for Content Creators
The Hollywood Post Alliance® will for the first time, host the SMPTE® Symposium, “Making Do With More,” in advance of the SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition. The day-long event is set for Monday, October 20, 2014, at Hollywood’s historic El Capitan Theatre. The event brings together top technology experts and leading filmmakers to explore the impact of enriched image and sound technologies for today’s content creators.
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Eyeheight to Demonstrate Its Modular Broadcast Master Control System at Broadcast India
News: Eyeheight to Demonstrate Its Modular Broadcast Master Control System at Broadcast IndiaEyeheight will demonstrate its modular range of broadcast master control equipment at Broadcast India in Mumbai, October 15-17. The company will be represented at the show by its reseller for the Indian subcontinent, Cinecita.
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Chinese Rocker Wang Feng’s Concert at Beijing’s Bird’s Nest Produced Using Blackmagic Design
News: Chinese Rocker Wang Feng’s Concert at Beijing’s Bird’s Nest Produced Using Blackmagic DesignBlackmagic Design today announced that China’s online video service provider, LeTV, live streamed Chinese rock star Wang Feng’s concert at Beijing National Stadium, also known as the Bird’s Nest, using a large number of Blackmagic Design products.
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Grass Valley Discusses Next-Generation Broadcast Formats and Emerging Infrastructure at Upcoming Conferences
Grass Valley to present at SMPTE 2014 and the 2014 IEEE Broadcast Symposium
Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will be attending the SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference and the 2014 IEEE Broadcast Symposium to discuss the new technology challenges broadcasters face today. Topics Grass Valley will cover include solutions related to next-generation broadcast formats and emerging infrastructure, including IP in live broadcast, OTT, 4K, 8K, and beyond HD.
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Antelope Audio Introduces Satori — a Next Gen Monitoring Controller Combining True Analog Monitoring and Summing Capabilities
News: Antelope Audio Introduces Satori — a Next Gen Monitoring Controller Combining True Analog Monitoring and Summing CapabilitiesBuilding on its unrivaled pedigree of high-end mastering solutions like Eclipse 384, leading professional audio gear manufacturer Antelope Audio [AES booth 1019] introduces a true analog monitoring and summing system. Satori, a Japanese Buddhist term referring to enlightenment, is designed to deliver an 'epiphany' experience to the sound engineer. Antelope's renowned relay-controlled stepped attenuator, the extremely versatile connectivity options and great selection of stereo effects such as mid-side monitoring, place the Satori among the most advanced monitoring controllers in the world, equally suited to both commercial and project studios.
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The Editors' Lounge Returns With A Bountiful Season Of TIme Saving Features From Avid, EditShare, & AlterMedia
News: The Editors' Lounge Returns With A Bountiful Season Of TIme Saving Features From Avid, EditShare, & AlterMediaThe Editors’ Lounge returned from summer hiatus on September 26th to an audience of eager post-production professionals ready to learn about all the latest updates and new tools from Avid, EditShare and AlterMedia’s Studio Suite. The evening kicked off with dinner, networking and classroom style seminars being taught throughout the evening. Two lucky raffle winners walked away with a copy of Media Composer 8 licenses courtesy of Avid and a Lightworks 12 Outright license courtesy of EditShare.
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Butter Music And Sound Signs Composer Mike MacAllister
News: Butter Music And Sound Signs Composer Mike MacAllisterBicoastal music shop Butter Music and Sound has signed Senior Composer/Creative Director Mike MacAllister. Coming to Butter from Human Music & Sound, MacAllister has composed commercials for numerous brands including Xbox, McDonalds, Apple, Google, and the NFL. Career highlights include scribing the “Touch and Feel of Cotton” song, recently performed by Camila Belle, creating the score to the 3D light show during Nike’s kickoff party for Carmelo Anthony’s M8 Sneakers on Pier 54 and the composing the theme for Encore Channel.
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