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Avid Showcases New Innovations for Audio, Expanded Partnerships at AES 2016
Avid Showcases New Innovations for Audio, Expanded Partnerships at AES 2016New workflow updates, flexible offerings, and expanded partnerships offer audio professionals the foundation to create high-quality content more efficiently and affordably
AES (Booth #303) – Avid® (Nasdaq:AVID) today announced the availability of new audio editing innovations and flexible options for accessing its flagship Pro Tools® | HD toolset. Fulfilling key promises of Avid Everywhere™, these advancements, enabled by the MediaCentral® Platform, accelerate recording, editing, and mixing workflows so audio professionals can create the highest-quality content more powerfully, efficiently, and affordably.
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Cutting Through The Confusion Of File-Based Workflows At The September Editors' Lounge
Cutting Through The Confusion Of File-Based Workflows At The September Editors' LoungeFile-Based Powerhouse Solutions For QC, Insert Edits And Workflow Automation And More At The September Editors’ Lounge
The Editors’ Lounge returns from summer hiatus on Friday, September 30th with an evening dedicated to file-based workflows featuring presentations from ROOT6 Technology, Tektronix, Cinedeck and Rohde & Schwarz. The event will be held at AlphaDogs Post Production, 1612. W. Olive Ave. Burbank, CA 91506. The cost to attend is to bring your favorite beverage. Food provided compliments of the Editors’ Lounge. RSVP is required. http://www.editorslounge.com
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EditShare Appoints Peter Lambert to Worldwide Sales Director
EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, today announced the appointment of Peter Lambert to Worldwide Sales Director. An industry business development executive with more than 25 years of experience, Peter recently held the director of sales position for EditShare’s successful APAC region. “Since coming on board to manage our Asia Pacific regional business, Peter has been instrumental in rebuilding the channel and has been a steady advocate for building up our technical, sales and administrative staff in the region. Peter has brought order and stability to our business in the region, and largely as a result of his efforts, we have seen substantial growth and stronger client relations,” comments Andy Liebman, CEO, EditShare. Responsible for the company’s overall sales strategy and reseller partner program, Lambert’s appointment is effective immediately.
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Bose RoomMatch System Selected for Nashville-Area Hermitage Hills Baptist Church
Bose RoomMatch System Selected for Nashville-Area Hermitage Hills Baptist ChurchMiddle Tennessee church had a system designed for a more traditional style of music, and a RoomMatch® system was the right choice for the more contemporary worship music now featured at the church’s services
The Hermitage Hills Baptist Church, in Hermitage, Tennessee, had a problem that many houses of worship face: they knew they needed a new sound system to accommodate their transition to a more contemporary worship style, but most of the proposed solutions involved a center cluster with left and right array hangs. This would require moving the church’s projection screens, risking potentially expensive architectural changes and still-impeded sightlines.
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Codemasters Uses DPA Microphones For DiRT Rally Audio
Codemasters, one of the UK’s most successful videogame developers, has extended its use of DPA d:dicate™ Recording Microphones to capture the sound of high performance cars for its latest title, DiRT Rally.
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Lucky Post Editor Sai Selvarajan Returns To The Wild For YETI With Agency McGarrah Jessee
Lucky Post Editor Sai Selvarajan Returns To The Wild For YETI With Agency McGarrah JesseeAgency McGarrah Jessee reunited with Lucky Post editor Sai Selvarajan to traverse Vancouver Island in a new brand ambassador spot for YETI. “Flip,” released earlier this year, and the new spot “Shockey” weave together stories that are singular in experience and strike at the heart of any viewer who longs to connect with the land.
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Aaton Digital presents its full system package at IBC2016 with the widely recognised CantarX3 recorder, Cantarem2 and additional new accessories
Aaton Digital presents its full system package at IBC2016 with the widely recognised CantarX3 recorder, Cantarem2 and additional new accessoriesAaton Digital presents its full system package at IBC2016 with the widely recognised CantarX3 recorder, Cantarem2 and additional new accessories
Aaton Digital will present the complete CantarX3 digital sound recorder package at IBC 2016, including the new Cantarem2. The CantarX3 is now widely recognised by the sound community as the ultimate digital 24 track location sound recorder.
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European Demand for Avid Pro Tools | S6 Continues to Soar
Avid® (Nasdaq:AVID) today announced continued momentum of Avid EverywhereTM within the European professional audio market. Adoption of the award-winning modular control surface Avid Pro Tools® | S6 by leading sound companies, music studios and post production houses continues to increase throughout the region in substantial numbers.
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Dega selects Imagine Communications' router for BBC's broadcast center in Rio de Janeiro
Imagine Communications' Platinum IP3 Router Provides Production Hub for Dega in Rio Company's routing and infrastructure solutions at heart of highly complex broadcast and streaming production centre
Imagine Communications, empowering the media and entertainment industry through transformative innovation, has supplied Dega Broadcast Systems with a fully configured Platinum IP3 router. It will serve as the central point of control for the on-site facilities Dega is building for the BBC in Rio de Janeiro for the summer games. Dega, a UK-based systems integration specialist, is using additional infrastructure products from Imagine Communications, including converters and distribution amplifiers, running to about 30 frames of distribution equipment, plus test and measurement equipment. The networking and infrastructure components from Imagine Communications provide critical control and signal management capabilities for the state-of-the-art production facility Dega is constructing in South America. Dega and Imagine Communications collaborated on a similar project four years ago. The London Games technical systems for the BBC, led by chief engineer Richard Morgan, who is also overseeing operations in Rio, previously used Dega-integrated Imagine Communications hardware in its critical systems, employing a "Never miss a moment" philosophy of multichannel coverage that proved very successful.
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JVC Private Mesh Video Network Performs 'Beyond Expectations' for WRTV at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
JVC Private Mesh Video Network Performs 'Beyond Expectations' for WRTV at Indianapolis Motor SpeedwayJVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced WRTV, the ABC affiliate in Indianapolis (DMA #27) that produces 40 hours of news each week, arranged a high-profile test of the JVC Private MESH Video Network during the big race in late May at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. According to Jeff Walker, chief engineer for WRTV, the system was able to double the HD video delivery during the race that traditional microwave equipment would have allowed.
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CTV Takes Axon’s Cerebrum Back To The Open Golf Championship
Deployed for the second year running, the company's control and monitoring system helped make light work of CTV’s highly complex technical infrastructure.
For the second year running, Axon Digital Design's Cerebrum control and monitoring system played a key part in helping CTV Outside Broadcast deliver the prestigious 145thOpen Golf Championship.
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FOH Engineer Tomas Wolfe Chooses Roland M-5000 OHRCA Live Mixing Console for The Neighbourhood and Other Artists
FOH Engineer Tomas Wolfe Chooses Roland M-5000 OHRCA Live Mixing Console for The Neighbourhood and Other ArtistsThe M-5000 has become the go-to front-of-house console for Wolfe working with The Neighbourhood, BØRNS, Belly, Everlast and other artists thanks to its high degree of flexibility that lets him adjust its workflow to his needs and not the other way around, and for great Roland sound
L.A. native Tomas Wolfe worked his way up from the bottom in live audio: he began with stints at the quintessential Sunset Boulevard music venues the Viper Room and the Roxy Theatre. Two years on the L.A. club circuit led to touring, which he discovered he had even more affinity for. That led to road gigs with a series of artists including BØRNS, Belly, Everlast, the Mowgli’s and most recently The Neighbourhood, on U.S. and European tour legs. It was during this time that Wolfe first encountered the Roland M-5000 OHRCA Live Mixing Console. It was love at first sight — and sound. “I had read a bit about the M-5000, so I went to the Roland offices in L.A. and checked it out, and ended up doing a couple of shows with it in L.A. I found that I really liked the sound and the flexibility of the workflow.”
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ASG Co-Sponsors Los Angeles Virtual Reality Seminar
Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading data, video, audio and film integration firm, will co-host a free seminar on virtual reality technologies with AbelCine and Quantum on July 21 from 6-9 p.m. at AbelCine’s offices in Burbank. Produced exclusively for the Los Angeles market, “Virtual Reality – Hot Trends Now and What’s Coming in the Future” will provide an overview of current VR equipment and established workflows, as well as a look ahead to VR technologies in development.
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BNR Nieuwsradio selects Soliton for Live Video Streaming
BNR Nieuwsradio, a radio station based in the Netherlands, have selected Soliton’s ZAO to enable live video H265 streaming for remote based radio shows out on location.
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Silver CLIO Sports Award Goes to NHL "Name" Spot Edited by Steve Bell of Cutters
Last night at the official ceremony for the third annual CLIO Sports Awards, the National Hockey League and agency Baby Bear's Porridge Productions were honored with the Silver award in the Commercials category for the 2015 Stanley Cup Final national spot entitled "Name" (https://youtu.be/E8uggvSFsl0).
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Guitar Center Pro Guides Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church into Its Digital Era
Guitar Center Pro Guides Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church into Its Digital EraLarge Houston church acquires two Studer digital audio consoles with GC Pro managing a complex transaction from initial planning through installation and commissioning
The Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church has been among the Houston area’s largest houses of worship for over 60 years. However, through most of that time, it was also a very analog institution, with a pair of analog consoles used for front-of-house mixing and to route audio to congregation overflow and post-production areas. As of this year, however, Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church has entered its own digital age, with the acquisition of two Studer digital consoles, purchased through Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro), the business-to-business (B2B) division of Guitar Center providing highly customized service for professional accounts. GC Pro managed the sale of a Studer Vista 1 desk, which was installed earlier this year, used to route audio to a number of locations around the church campus. A Studer Vista V console intended as the church’s new FOH console was also installed and commissioned at the beginning of the summer. GC Pro’s Houston-based team of account managers and sales associates handled both transactions.
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Shuttlecraft Partners With Tom, Dick & Harry On Whimsical Animated Campaign For Black Forest Organic Gummy Bears
Shuttlecraft Partners With Tom, Dick & Harry On Whimsical Animated Campaign For Black Forest Organic Gummy BearsCG Gummy Bear Family Makes Its Debut In New Reality Series
Full-service production studio Shuttlecraft and Chicago-based ad agency Tom, Dick & Harry Creative Co. recently teamed up to create a playful online campaign for Black Forest Organic Gummy Bears from Ferrara Candy Company.
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The Roland XS-83H 8-In x 3-Out Multi-Format AV Matrix Switcher Chosen by AV Technik for Audio and Video Switching Applications
The Roland XS-83H 8-In x 3-Out Multi-Format AV Matrix Switcher Chosen by AV Technik for Audio and Video Switching ApplicationsFrom corporate conference work to film festivals, the Roland XS-83H provides AV Technik with a flexible and powerful audio and video switcher that’s laden with useful features
After more than a decade on the road with major touring artists and as a house audio engineer at the legendary Irving Plaza/Fillmore music venue in New York City, Daniel Willis established AV Technik, a full-service AV firm in his hometown of South Portland, Maine, where he’s been serving clients ranging from music artists to corporate conferences to live events that require the kind of high-end technical support he was able to consistently provide in his previous career. Willis picks his tools carefully, and that’s why he picked the Roland XS-83H 8-In x 3-Out Multi-Format AV Matrix Switcher as his main AV switcher.
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Krannert Center for the Performing Arts Delivers Exceptional Sound with Avid VENUE | S6L
Educational and performing arts complex at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign invests in Avid’s versatile live sound system to deliver outstanding mixes for a wide range of performances
Avid® (Nasdaq:AVID) today announced that the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has invested in an Avid VENUE | S6L live sound system to serve all of its diverse needs. Krannert Center plays host to world-class artists as well as the University of Illinois Department of Theatre’s Masters of Fine Arts program in theatre sound and design. VENUE | S6L gives the university’s students access to cutting-edge technology while providing a system that’s universally accepted by accomplished artists and engineers.
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Ten years at the top for Gearhouse and Britain’s Got Talent
Ten years at the top for Gearhouse and Britain’s Got TalentGearhouse Broadcast, a leading supplier of specialist broadcast solutions, is working on hit ITV talent show Britain’s Got Talent for the tenth year running. Tasked by the show’s sound director, Robert Edwards, with supplying radio microphones, in-ear monitors (IEMs) and on-site technical support, Gearhouse ensures that the show’s contestants, judges and presenters can be tracked throughout the stage and backstage area at London’s Fountain Studios.
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The Spine Research Institute Opens State-of-the-Art Facility w/OptiTrack Motion Capture Technology
The Spine Research Institute Opens State-of-the-Art Facility w/OptiTrack Motion Capture TechnologyOne of Ohio State University’s Leading Think Tanks Taps OptiTrack Motion Capture Technology to Break New Ground in Spinal Disorder Research
The globally renowned Spine Research Institute (SRI) at Ohio State University (OSU) aims to prevent, evaluate and treat spinal disorders through collaborative research, education and technology development. Led by research pioneer and OSU professor Dr. William Marras, the world-class entity recently relocated its core research engine, known as the Biodynamics Laboratory, to a state-of-the-art facility equipped with advanced technology. Established by Dr. Marras in 1982, the lab now sits in a new 10,000 square foot space and features an expanded motion capture volume outfitted with 36 OptiTrack Prime 41 cameras and OptiTrack’s Motive software.
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Blackmagic Design announces URSA Mini 4.6K and Micro Cinema Camera now shippingBlackmagic 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
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’
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Timber Encourages Viewers To "Witness Greatness" In New CBS Promo For February's Super Bowl & GrammysDesign & 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 Kudsi’s 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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Butter Music And Sound Signs Composer Mike MacAllister
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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Riptide Music Group Names Adam Wolf Vice President of Synchronization
Riptide Music Group Names Adam Wolf Vice President of SynchronizationNewly formed Riptide Music Group has named Adam Wolf as its VP of Synchronization. A “sync-flavored” global publishing administration company, Riptide’s services include the worldwide synchronization of music for advertising, movie trailers, television, film and videogames. The company also provides services for the international collection of publishing royalties.
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