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Cinematographers Guild to Host VR Panel at VRLA Trade Show, April 14
Cinematographers Guild to Host VR Panel at VRLA Trade Show, April 14The International Cinematographers Guild (IATSE, ICG Local 600) will host a production panel at the Virtual Reality Trade Show and Conference (VRLA) on Friday, April 14, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. (Time TBD) The session, which is part of the VRLA’s professional programming, will be moderated by Michael Chambliss, a technology specialist and ICG business representative whose main focus is on production technologies impacting directors of photography and their camera crews for both film and television.
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SMPTE® Hollywood Section to Explore Laser Projection at February Meeting
SMPTE® Hollywood Section to Explore Laser Projection at February MeetingThe Hollywood Section of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® , the organization whose standards work has supported a century of technological advances in entertainment technology; today announced that its February meeting, scheduled for Monday the 27th, will focus on laser projection.
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Xilinx Displays Pro AV Solutions with Any-to-Any Connectivity at ISE 2017
Xilinx Displays Pro AV Solutions with Any-to-Any Connectivity at ISE 2017/PRNewswire/ -- Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) will display Pro AV solutions with Any-to-Any connectivity at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2017. Xilinx and its Alliance Members' high bandwidth video processing and compression demonstrations increase innovation, differentiation, and time-to-market. Visit Xilinx at Stand 14-B132 at ISE, February 7-10, 2017, at the Amsterdam RAI.
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AJA KONA and Io 4K Help Color Casa Loma’s “Legends of Horror”
AJA KONA and Io 4K Help Color Casa Loma’s “Legends of Horror”Built in 1911, Toronto’s sprawling Casa Loma is rumored to be haunted, making it the perfect setting for the haunted house experience “Legends of Horror.” The promenade theatre featured dressed sets augmented by fog, sound effects and animatronics, bringing the venue alive for this year’s Halloween celebration; more than 70 actors representing iconic horror characters like Dracula and Frankenstein and 3D and laser projections took the experience to a whole new level.
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Winners Unveiled at 2016 HPA Awards
Winners Unveiled at 2016 HPA Awards
Coveted Honors Shine Spotlight on Creative Excellence in Post Production
The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) announced the winners of the 2016 HPA Awards (#hpaawards) during a gala celebration tonight at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. The HPA Awards recognize individuals and companies for outstanding contributions made in the creation of feature films, television, commercials, and entertainment content enjoyed around the world.
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Cognition Delivers "Marauders" in ACES
Cognition Delivers "Marauders" in ACES
Lionsgate thriller becomes the first film finished in facility’s new DI theater.
Marauders, a tense, noir-ish thriller released by Lionsgate Premiere and director Steven C. Miller, recently became the first feature finished in Cognition’s new 4K digital intermediate theater. Senior colorist Mike Eaves collaborated with Miller and award-winning cinematographer Brandon Cox to finalize the look of the film with editorial and color grading completed on an SGO Mistika platform using an ACES workflow.
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Cognition Continues Expansion, Debuts 4K DI Theater
Cognition Continues Expansion, Debuts 4K DI Theater
Eileen Godoy Promoted to Head of Post Production
—Hybrid post-production facility Cognition has completed construction of a 4K digital intermediate theater as part of its ongoing multi-million dollar expansion. Designed for finishing studio and independent features, the theater is among the most technically sophisticated in Southern California with an array of state-of-the-art color grading, editorial, projection and sound features. Several film projects have already come through the new resource, including A Happening of Monumental Proportions and Marauders, both finished using an ACES workflow.
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SMPTE and HPA Announce Jury for SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival
SMPTE and HPA Announce Jury for SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival
Students Have Until June 27 to Submit Work, Finalists Will Be Screened Oct. 26 In Hollywood
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; and the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA®), the organization serving the professional community by providing expertise, support, tools, and the infrastructure for the creation and finishing of motion pictures, television, commercials, and an array of content for a growing number of platforms; today announced the jurors for the second annual SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 26, following the Oktoberfest Reception at the SMPTE 2016 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2016) in Hollywood, California. The deadline for entries is June 27.
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Green Hippo lights up the Eurovision Song Contest once again.
A record 204 Million viewers tuned in to see Eurovision light up The Globe arena, Stockholm, Sweden in spectacular fashion this May 2016. And what a show it was. Illuminating the radically-formed non-linear stage and video floor were an array of Barco HDQ-2k40 projectors and over 900 square meters of LED all driven by 19 Hippotizer media servers.
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BlackTrax Flies High For Muse On Its Drones Worldwide Arena Concerts
BlackTrax Flies High For Muse On Its Drones Worldwide Arena Concerts
Largest-ever installation of BlackTrax for arena concerts is a technical feat!
The UK-based artistic design firm, Oli Metcalfe Design Ltd working with entertainment studio, Moment Factory applied an unprecedented combination of interactive technology for the worldwide arena tours of British rock trio, Muse and their new album Drones, their seventh studio record.
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4th FAI World Air Games 2015 Opening Ceremony
4th FAI World Air Games 2015 Opening Ceremony
BlackTrax tracks moving spherical projection surface alongside live performers
Working with Dynamic Motion, Protec delivered expert video design services and technology including BlackTrax real-time motion tracking at the grand opening ceremony of World Air Games 2015 held at the beachside coastal location of Sky Dive Dubai, UAE in late 2015.
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FilmLight’s colour science insight welcomed by Europe’s most advanced grading theatre
FilmLight’s colour science insight welcomed by Europe’s most advanced grading theatre
Rotor builds 4K HFR grading and mixing room as part of a seamless set-to-screen, render-free workflow
Rotor Film, the post production provider founded in 2011 and housed in the historic Studio Babelsberg in Potsdam, just launched the most advanced grading and mixing theatre in Europe. The theatre features high-performance colour grading from Baselight, Auro 3D and Dolby Atmos audio mixing and monitoring, plus a Barco 4K 60fps projector.
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FilmLight’s colour science insight welcomed by Europe’s most advanced grading theatre
FilmLight’s colour science insight welcomed by Europe’s most advanced grading theatre
Rotor builds 4K HFR grading and mixing room as part of a seamless set-to-screen, render-free workflow
Rotor Film, the post production provider founded in 2011 and housed in the historic Studio Babelsberg in Potsdam, just launched the most advanced grading and mixing theatre in Europe. The theatre features high-performance colour grading from Baselight, Auro 3D and Dolby Atmos audio mixing and monitoring, plus a Barco 4K 60fps projector.
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SMPTE and HPA Announce Winners of Inaugural SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival
Held During SMPTE 2015 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2015), Film Festival Featured 12 Official Selections From Around the World
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, and the Hollywood Post Alliance® (HPA®), the organization serving the professional community by providing expertise, support, tools, and the infrastructure for the creation and finishing of motion pictures, television, commercials, and multiplatform content, have announced the winners of the inaugural SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival.
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Cognition Makes Major Investment in Mistika Finishing Technology
Cognition Makes Major Investment in Mistika Finishing Technology
Studio purchases six finishing and grading systems as part of its multi-million dollar expansion. Senior Colorist Mike Eaves uses Mistika to grade indie feature “Opening Night.”
Cognition, the recently launched hybrid post production facility, has purchased six powerful Mistika systems from SGO. The package includes two top-end 4K color grading and mastering systems, two assist workstations and two laptop systems for on-set and near-set use. The company has also acquired an SGO high-speed SAN. The installation is part of an ambitious, multi-million dollar facility expansion that will include a pair of highly spec’d DCI grading theaters, expanded visual effects resources and creative production workspace.
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SMPTE and HPA Issue Call for Entries for SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival
Students Have Until Sept. 9 to Submit Work, Which Will Be Screened and Judged Oct. 27 at SMPTE 2015 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® , a leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, and the Hollywood Post Alliance® (HPA®), the organization serving the professional community by providing expertise, support, tools, and the infrastructure for the creation and finishing of motion pictures, television, commercials, and an array of content for a growing number of platforms, have issued a call for entries for the SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 27, following the Opening Night Reception for the SMPTE 2015 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2015) in Hollywood, California, and will be hosted by SMPTE Standards Director and film director Howard Lukk. The deadline for entries is Sept. 9.
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SMPTE IBC2015 Product Preview
IBC2015 Preview Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® Partnership Village, Stand 8.F51f
SMPTE Technical Session: "UHD: Where Do We Stand, and Where Are We Going?" SMPTE members will contribute to a variety of sessions during the IBC2015 exhibition, and the Society itself will present "UHD: Where Do We Stand, and Where Are We Going?" at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 13, in the Emerald Theatre, as part of the Advances in Technology stream. SMPTE Executive Vice President Matthew Goldman, who is senior vice president of technology, TV compression, at Ericsson, will moderate the session as it addresses how UHD's implementation will affect broadcasting and theatrical releases and explores the full UHD ecosystem.
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Taking AV to the edge: Fullwhite(R) debuts at InfoComm 2015
Designed for architecturally aesthetic installations
Making its North American debut at InfoComm 2015, the unique modular construction of AV Stumpfl Fullwhite®video projection screens offers the ultimate in installation flexibility. Fullwhite will be demonstrated on the AV Stumpfl booth 3459 at InfoComm 2015.
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NAB Show's Technology Summit on Cinema Takes Fresh Look at Past and Future
'Moving Images' Documentary Sneak Peek Examines Evolution of Motion-Imaging Technology, Sessions Explore Impact of Next-Generation Technology on Storytelling
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), one of the worldwide leaders 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, concluded successfully on April 12, having provided attendees with a fresh perspective on the past and future of storytelling. More than 600 people attended the two-day summit, "Building the Future of Storytelling," which offered a roadmap for future success and also explored potentially disruptive innovations that could ultimately redefine the cinema experience of tomorrow.
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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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Year Old Full Service VFX/Design Company Artemple-Hollywood Now Working on "Entourage," Names Karin Levinson EVP, Features and TV, and Enjoys Long-Standing Working Relationship with Award-Winning Director David Fincher
Year Old Full Service VFX/Design Company Artemple-Hollywood Now Working on "Entourage," Names Karin Levinson EVP, Features and TV, and
Enjoys Long-Standing Working Relationship with Award-Winning Director David FincherArtemple-Hollywood, a high-end, full-service Visual Effects and Design company specializing in the art of seamless and “invisible” visual effects work for feature films, television, commercials, themed entertainment, special venue projects, and original content creation, is marking its one year anniversary having produced visual effects work for one of last year’s most successful films, is currently producing visual effects for an upcoming studio feature, is commencing work on new projects, and has hired a noted industry executive.
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SMPTE® 2014 to Delve Into Latest Developments in UHDTV, Image Processing, Theatrical Display, and Audio Technology
Sessions to Showcase Cutting-Edge Work in Areas That Are Transforming the Experience of Video and Audio in Cinema and Broadcast
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that the SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (SMPTE 2014) will bring renowned experts to Hollywood, California, from Oct. 20-23 to offer insight into critical industry topics including the latest developments in ultra-high definition television (UHDTV) standards and systems, as well as in image processing, theatrical display, and audio technology.
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The Mill Announces New Investment for Mill Color
The Mill Announces New Investment for Mill Color
The Mill Announces New Investment for Mill Color, with Three New Color Talent Hires, Promotions and the Launch of New York’s First Dedicated Commercials 4K Suite
Mill Color is thrilled to announce the expansion of its globally renowned colorist team by introducing three new hires across its US studios. Mill Color in New York welcomes Aline Sinquin as senior colorist with Dave Ludlam joining Mill LA, also in the role of senior colorist. Coinciding with the arrival is the hire of Thatcher Peterson as executive producer color in the Los Angeles Mill studio.
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Goldcrest Post Adds High End Picture Finishing with DaVinci Resolve
Goldcrest Post Adds High End Picture Finishing with DaVinci ResolveLondon’s Goldcrest Post continues the expansion of its Academy Award and BAFTA winning post production services with the addition of three new digital intermediate (DI) theatrical grading suites featuring DaVinci Resolve.
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Super Star Power Productions Relies on Qube Cinema Server and IMB for Its New 4K DI Suite
Super Star Power Productions Relies on Qube Cinema Server and IMB for Its New 4K DI Suite
Powering Full 4K Color Grading and DCP Review of Feature Films
Qube Cinema has installed its XP-I server and Xi 4K integrated media block (IMB) in Super Star Power Productions’ new 4K DI suite in Los Angeles. The combination postproduction facility and theater offers a seamless 4K pipeline from review of uncompressed 4K image files taken directly from 4K cameras, through color grading at 4K, to the Qube XP-I server and Xi IMB and projected via Barco's new DP4K-P postproduction projector. Hollywood producers and directors of feature films will now be able to review 4K images, color grade at 4K in real time and generate 4K DCPs for final QC, all from a single 4K projector in a home-like setting.
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TDC Provides Core Video Expertise for Largest-Ever Light Festival Vivid Sydney
TDC Provides Core Video Expertise for Largest-Ever Light Festival Vivid SydneyThe Technical Direction Company is proud to be deploying the full range of its professional and technical expertise in providing core technology and services to Destination NSW for the sixth annual Vivid Sydney festival.
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Mirada Transforms UCLA's Royce Hall with Projection Mapping Spectacle
Mirada Transforms UCLA's Royce Hall with Projection Mapping Spectacle
Short Film Celebrates University's Upcoming Centennial to Kick Off New "Let There Be" Fundraising Campaign
Mirada teamed up with UCLA to create a one-of-a-kind film designed specifically for projection onto the façade of the University's iconic Royce Hall. The 10-minute film produced at 5K+ resolution was developed from beginning to end by Mirada, and became a true passion project for the creative team; Mirada co-founder Javier Jimenez is a UCLA alum, and the company has participated in mentorship programs with UCLA students for several years.
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Unified Video Technologies Strengthens R&D and Client Solution Teams for Cable, Satellite and Mobile TV Markets
New Appointments Fast-Track Product and Feature Development, Bolster Customer Support in North and Latin America
Unified Video Technologies (UNIV), a provider of complete media ecosystems and software services for broadcasters, enterprises and the entertainment industry, has strengthened its research and development team to accelerate the design of innovative new managed video and OTT solutions for cable, satellite and mobile TV markets. The company has also appointed two new seasoned client solutions managers to ensure its customer support is as strong as its technology roadmap.
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IMAX And Formula Kino Sign Three-Theatre Agreement; Includes First IMAX Laser Deal In Russia
Exhibitor to Bring IMAX Groundbreaking Laser Projection System to New Landmark Complex in Moscow
IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and Formula Kino, one of Russia's leading exhibition chains, today announced an agreement to install three IMAX® theatres in new construction projects across Russia. Under the terms of the agreement IMAX theatres will be installed in Moscow and Novokuznetsk, with IMAX's next-generation laser digital projection technology to be added to a new complex in Moscow expected to open in 2015, marking IMAX's first laser system deal in the country.
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2G Digital, Burbank, and DuArt, New York, Form Strategic Partnership
2G Digital, Burbank, and DuArt, New York, Form Strategic Partnership
Post Facilities to Work Cooperatively to Deliver Digital Supply Chain and Traditional Post Services to Clients Nationwide.
2G Digital, a Burbank post production facility specializing in digital supply chain services, and DuArt, a New York facility offering comprehensive post production services for video, digital media and film, have entered into a strategic partnership that will allow both companies to expand their geographic reach and add new services.
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Third Person, First Rate Projection: TDC Delivers Tech And Crew to Ground-Breaking Australian Movie Production for TEDx Sydney
Third Person, First Rate Projection: TDC Delivers Tech And Crew to Ground-Breaking Australian Movie Production for TEDx SydneyDelegates at the forthcoming TEDx Sydney conference onSaturday 26 April are set to be wowed by a breakthrough film by Kate Kazokas and Lucy Adelaide – thanks in no small part to projection technology and technical support services supplied by the TDC - Technical Direction Company.
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Cinemark Chooses Christie Vive Audio Cinema Solution For Cinemark’s Starcreek 16 In Allen, Texas
Cinemark Chooses Christie Vive Audio Cinema Solution For Cinemark’s Starcreek 16 In Allen, Texas
Cinemark XD: Extreme Digital Cinema Auditorium Features Powerful Combination of Auro 11.1 by Barco and Christie’s Immersive Line Array Technology
Christie®, a dominant brand in the digital cinema projection market, today announced that Cinemark Theatres has installed the Christie Vive Audio™ cinema sound system in its state-of-the-art "Cinemark XD: Extreme Digital Cinema" auditorium at the Cinemark StarCreek 16 in Allen, Texas. The 282-seat premium auditorium, which includes Auro 11.1 by Barco audio platform, features a huge, wall-to-wall screen and plush seating for maximum comfort; and now, Christie’s leading-edge immersive line array technology that makes every seat the best seat in the house.
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Swedish Feature Film Ömheten Graded in Mistika at Europa Sound and Vision Wins The Guldbagge Award (The Swedish Oscars)
Swedish Feature Film Ömheten Graded in Mistika at Europa Sound and Vision Wins The Guldbagge Award (The Swedish Oscars)Swedish Feature film "Ömheten" was conformed, graded and finished in Mistika by Colourist Sebastian Guest for DCP deliverables, at Europa Sound and Vision’s brand new picture facility in Stockholm. "Ömheten" also recently won The Guldbagge Award (Sweden's equivalent of the Oscars) for Best Cinematography which was awarded to DoP Petrus Sjövik.
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"The Amazing Spider-Man 2™" Gets State-Of-The-Art Sound As Filmmakers Mix In Dolby Atmos And Auro 11.1 By Barco
"The Amazing Spider-Man 2™" Gets State-Of-The-Art Sound As Filmmakers Mix In Dolby Atmos And Auro 11.1 By BarcoSony Pictures Entertainment announced today that it is teaming with both Dolby Laboratories, Inc. and Barco to mix "The Amazing Spider-Man 2™," the highly anticipated next chapter in the story of Peter Parker, in both the Auro 11.1 system and the Dolby® Atmos™ cinema sound system, to deliver a more natural and realistic soundtrack that moves sound around and above audiences. These innovative technologies open new possibilities to enhance storytelling through sound, giving the moviegoer a more immersive, exciting and compelling experience. The picture will be released in theaters internationally beginning April 16, 2014, and domestically on May 2, 2014.
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Qube Cinema Adds Support for Auro 11.1 by Barco Sound System
XP-D and XP-I Digital Cinema Servers Implement New Cinema Audio Format
Qube Cinema has been licensed to support Auro 11.1 by Barco playback in its flagship XP-D and XP-I digital cinema servers. Auro 11.1 by Barco provides movie-going audiences with the most natural 3D acoustics. Exhibitors now have the means to deploy this new sound system from Barco with Qube Cinema servers.
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Technical Direction Company (TDC) Delivers Projections Across Australia Celebrating The Festive Season
Technical Direction Company (TDC) Delivers Projections Across Australia Celebrating The Festive SeasonThe team at Technical Direction Company (TDC) delivered spectacular projections at multiple iconic locations during December 2013 including; St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney, Melbourne Town Hall and the Old Post Office, Newcastle.
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RSS Production Selected Mistika to create Impressive Stereo 3D Post Perfection in Russian War Epic “STALINGRAD” - in 3D and IMAX® 3D
RSS Production Selected Mistika to create Impressive Stereo 3D Post Perfection in Russian War Epic “STALINGRAD” -  in 3D and IMAX® 3D
Mistika's Award-Winning Stereo 3D Toolsets Helps to Deliver Larger-than-Life Historic Battle of Stalingrad Scenes to the Giant Screen – The first Russian Movie ever to be Completed for IMAX® 3D
SGO's Mistika Post Production System played a starring role in Second World War action blockbuster "Stalingrad." Already selected as the Russian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 86th Academy Awards, Moscow-based RSS Production utilised Mistika's award-winning capabilities for the entire stereoscopic 3D post production in the film which included involved depth grading and native Stereo 3D alignments.
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TDC Wraps Sydney Opera House And Sydney Harbour Bridge Pylons In Projection For Australian Naval Spectacular
TDC Wraps Sydney Opera House And Sydney Harbour Bridge Pylons In Projection For Australian Naval SpectacularAchieving the very first projection onto both sides of the epic proportions of Australia's iconic Sydney Opera House, as well as onto the pylons of Sydney Harbour Bridge, was by no means a small challenge for any technology company.
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Cinelicious Acquires High Hat Post; Welcomes Craig Rogers as Lead Restoration Artist
Cinelicious Acquires High Hat Post; Welcomes Craig Rogers as Lead Restoration ArtistIn a move to support its growing film restoration and remastering department, Cinelicious has acquired boutique film restoration company High Hat Post Inc. The deal comprises all aspects of High Hat's business, equipment, and talent, including High Hat principal Craig Rogers as Cinelicious’ Lead Restoration Artist.
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Danmon Systems Group completes HD studio for TV2|DANMARK HD news
Danmon Systems Group completes HD studio for TV2|DANMARK HD newsDanmon Systems Group announces the completion of a new high-definition news studio at the Odense headquarters of publicly-owned Danish television network TV 2|DANMARK A/S.
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Qube Cinema True 4K 3D System Installed for Giant Screen at Air Force Museum Theater
Qube Cinema True 4K 3D System Installed for Giant Screen at Air Force Museum Theater
Bringing High Frame Rate 3D Movies to the Largest Screen in SW Ohio
Qube Cinema has once again partnered with D3D Cinema to install its single-server True 4K 3DTM system, this time at the newly renovated Air Force Museum Theater (AFMT) in Dayton, Ohio. The museum has upgraded from 15/70 film projection to the Qube XP-I server and dual Xi 4K Integrated Media Blocks (IMBs) and is the fifth giant screen installation in North America to use this Qube system. Visitors to the world’s largest and oldest military aviation museum can now enjoy stunning True 4K 3D digital imagery on the giant screen from a system that is much easier to operate than the 70 mm film setup the museum used previously.
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Walking on Water: projectiondesign® Powers Interactive Portable 360-degree Igloo Experience at La Biennale di Venezia 2013
Walking on Water: projectiondesign® Powers Interactive Portable 360-degree Igloo Experience at La Biennale di Venezia 2013
Reliability, quality and colour ability are key to immersive installation
Immersive specialist Igloo Vision was commissioned by United Arab Emirates to create a 360-degree immersive installation for the La Biennale di Venezia 2013, 53rd annual art exhibition that incorporates F22 projectors from projectiondesign®. Mounted in the Sale d’Armi at the New National Pavilion, Mohammed Kazem’s realization called ‘Directions 2005/2013’ makes a brilliant contribution to ‘Walking on Water’.
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Mistika Brings Real-Time Grading Power In All Dimensions To Moscow At RSS Production
Mistika Brings Real-Time Grading Power In All Dimensions To Moscow At RSS Production
Mistika brings Real-time Stereo broadcasting from stage to screen in Russia
Moscow-based RSS Production has invested in SGO's Mistika system to upgrade their newly launched post production studio predominantly for colour grading in 2D and Stereo 3D work. The Company provides technical and creative expertise in 2D and Stereo 3D film and television productions for commercials and documentaries and they also specialise in delivering corporate media events.
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ReaLED technology from projectiondesign powers ‘Earthquake’ exhibit at California Academy of Sciences
ReaLED technology from projectiondesign powers ‘Earthquake’ exhibit at California Academy of Sciences
FL32 projectors chosen for accuracy, sustainability, and low cost of ownership
Norway’s projectiondesign is delighted to announce that it has supplied its FL32 DLP® projectors to the California Academy of Sciences for use in its ‘Earthquake’ exhibit.
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DLP Cinema® Technology Empowers Exhibitors With The Tools To Harness Digital Cinema’s Instant Opportunities And Future Innovations
Full Range Of DLP Cinema Intelligent Display Solutions Ensures Any Theatre Can Go Digital And Reap The Rewards
As nearly 85,000* movie theatre screens around the world showcase the digital cinema revolution using Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) DLP Cinema® technology, the benefits of digital are becoming more apparent every day to both exhibitors and audiences – and even more is possible. Whether exhibitors are looking to improve their bottom line, or want to wow with the new experiences and technologies that surpass home and mobile entertainment, DLP Cinema can provide a forward-facing solution. Together with partner licensees Barco, Christie and NEC, DLP Cinema is helping to enhance theatres with the brightest 3D showings, high frame rate (HFR) content playback, large screen laser projection, and other advantages today.
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Qube Cinema Partners with Quantel and Barco to Demo 4K Mastering in Canon’s Booth at NAB 2013
Qube Cinema Partners with Quantel and Barco to Demo 4K Mastering in Canon’s Booth at NAB 2013
Provides a Seamless Connection Between the Camera and the Big Screen
Qube Cinema will provide its XP-I server and Xi 4K Integrated Media Block (IMB), with Quad 3G inputs, to Canon U.S.A., a leader in digital imaging solutions, for its 4K Digital Intermediate (DI) theater at NAB 2013. The 4K DI theater will demonstrate a seamless pipeline from reviewing uncompressed 4K image files from the Canon EOS C500 4K digital camera, through the Quantel Pablo Rio high-end color and finishing suite with new 4K output, to the Qube Xi 4K IMB and projected via Barco's new DP4K-P postproduction projector. Attendees to Canon’s booth will be able to see a live demonstration where 4K images will be reviewed, color graded at 4K in real time and review 4K DCPs for final QC, all from a single 4K projector.
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Qube Cinema Installs 4K 3D System at Moody Gardens
Single-Server Setup Enhances Viewing Experience on Giant Screen
Qube Cinema installed its single-server 4K 3D system at Moody Gardens in advance of the GSCA Film Expo and Digital Symposium happening now in Galveston, Texas. The single Qube XP-I server delivers 4K stereoscopic imagery to two Barco 4K projectors each with its own embedded Qube Xi 4K Integrated Media Block (IMB). Moody Gardens now joins the ranks of giant screen theaters in North America with 4K 3D capabilities, offering visitors stunning stereo digital imagery.
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AJA Ki Pro Facilitates Preview Screening of A Good Day to Die Hard for Troops in Kuwait
AJA Ki Pro Facilitates Preview Screening of A Good Day to Die Hard for Troops in KuwaitAJA Video Systems, a leading manufacturer of professional video interface and conversion solutions, recently delivered AJA Ki Pro portable tapeless recorders to the editorial team of A Good Day to Die Hard to facilitate preview screenings of the film to United States troops stationed in Kuwait. A Good Day to Die Hard stars Bruce Willis returning in his iconic role as John McClane; the film opened in theatres on February 14, 2013.
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32TEN Studios Hosts 2012 MMTB Awards Event, And Begins Indie Film Showcase
32TEN Studios Hosts 2012 MMTB Awards Event, And Begins Indie Film Showcase
Studio Also Upgrades Its Historic Theater with 2K/3D DLP Projector
32TEN Studios recently hosted the Movie Makers Throughout the Bay (MMTB) 2012 Annual Awards ceremony, which was held in the historic 32TEN Theater. In addition, the studio has also begun playing host to its new series of regularly held Indie Showcase Screenings, presenting a variety of independently produced films shot in and around the Bay Area.
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Qube Cinema Delivers HFR 3D Technology for World Premieres of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Qube Cinema Delivers HFR 3D Technology for World Premieres of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Qube XP-I Server and Xi Integrated Media Blocks Used at Wellington and London Premieres
Qube Cinema provided the High Frame Rate (HFR) server technology for the world premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), on the Titan XC screen at the Reading Courtenay theater in Wellington, NZ on Nov. 28. The Qube equipment was also used for the London premiere at the Empire Leicester Square on Dec. 12. The Qube XP-I server was chosen to stream a high bit rate DCP at 48 fps stereoscopic 3D to two Qube Xi Integrated Media Blocks (IMBs). The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is the first film to be distributed at this new higher frame rate, among all of the standard formats.
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The Magic Of Cinema Powers On Worldwide With DLP Cinema’s® Comprehensive Suite Of Leading Digital Projection Technology
Delivering High Frame Rates, The Brightest 3D, 4K For The Largest Screens, Innovative, Compact 2K Solutions And More; China Driving Digital Forward With Nearly 75,000 DLP Cinema Screens To Date
The benefits and longstanding promises of digital cinema continue to be realized around the globe in theatres new and old, and of all sizes, with Texas Instruments (TI) NASDAQ: TXN) DLP Cinema® technology used to illuminate nearly 75,000 movie theatre screens. Together with its OEM licensees, Barco, Christie and NEC, DLP Cinema has been able to further meet the ever-changing needs of exhibitors and filmmakers with a complete family of products and technology to share the highest quality, most immersive content and visual experiences possible with audiences. DLP Cinema offers four different chipsets specifically engineered for specific exhibitor preferences and venues – from 4K resolution for screens as wide as 105 feet, to cost-effective 3D- and High Frame Rate-capable (HFR) projection for independent single-screen theatres – that each ensures award-winning image reproduction, longstanding reliability, and forward-thinking upgradability.
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Qube Cinema XP-I Server and Xi 4K Integrated Media Block (IMB) Achieve DCI Compliance
Qube Cinema XP-I Server and Xi 4K Integrated Media Block (IMB) Achieve DCI Compliance
Dual Projector, 4K 3D and HFR Technology Leader Now DCI Compliant
Qube Cinema announced that its XP-I digital cinema server and Xi 4K Integrated Media Block (IMB) have passed the DCI Compliance Test Plan (CTP). The high performance, security and reliability of the XP-I and Xi IMB have been confirmed by these tests. This server-IMB combination accommodates 4K resolution and is the ultimate setup for high frame rate (HFR) exhibition, making it essential for today’s digital cinema.
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Barco and DreamWorks Animation Forge Alliance to Bring Premium 3D Audio Experience to Theaters Worldwide
Global digital cinema technology leader Barco, and the world’s leading animation studio, DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA), have formed an alliance in which DreamWorks Animation’s next fifteen animated feature films will be mixed in the revolutionary Barco Auro 11.1 3D sound format for global distribution. The studio’s ‘Rise of the Guardians’, which comes to theaters on 21 November 2012, will be the first DreamWorks Animation movie featured in this new agreement.
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MTV Uses Teranex for Live 2D to 3D Presentation of “2012 Video Music Awards”
Blackmagic Design today announced that MTV used Blackmagic Design’s Teranex video processing technology for a 3D screening of the “2012 MTV Video Music Awards” (VMAs). Recorded live at STAPLES Center, MTV simultaneously broadcast the VMAs in 3D to 600 fans at the nearby Regal Cinemas’ L.A. LIVE Theater.
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Director Jeffrey Karoff Joins Bi-Coastal Original
Director Jeffrey Karoff Joins Bi-Coastal OriginalDirector Jeffrey Karoff, known in the advertising world as a visual storyteller and for his work with real people, has joined Original for exclusive national representation. Karoff, who directs branded content and documentaries in addition to spots, is seeking greater exposure and expanded opportunities by tapping Original’s bicoastal production resources and national sales network.
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Lumières Numériques Acquires ARRISCAN Archive Package
ARRI is pleased to announce that Lumières Numériques is the first facility in France to purchase the full ARRISCAN Archive package. The sale includes an ARRISCAN 4K with all available archive options like the ARRI Wet Gate, and Kodak Digital ICE system. In addition, the Lyon-based post house is the first in Europe to purchase ARRI’s stabilization function. Lumières Numériques plans to implement the ARRISCAN into their workflow for restoration of 35 mm full-length films along with 16 and 35 mm short films.
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Qube Cinema Brings Single-Server 4K 3D to Giant Screens
Qube Cinema Brings Single-Server 4K 3D to Giant Screens
Dual Projector System Opens Up Opportunities for Digital Conversions
Giant Screen theaters are rapidly converting to digital cinema and at the GSCA Conference later this month in Sacramento, CA visitors can see the latest technology from Qube Cinema. The Qube XP-I server will stream a single high bit-rate 4K 3D DCP through two Qube Xi 4K Integrated Media Blocks (IMBs) in two Barco DP4K-23B projectors. This high bit-rate, 4K 3D projection from a single DCP through a single server greatly simplifies exhibition for Giant Screen theaters.
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Pula Film Festival Sets Outdoor Cinema Record With Harkness Stagelite Stereo 3d Screen
Pula Film Festival Sets Outdoor Cinema Record With Harkness Stagelite Stereo 3d ScreenThe 59th Pula Film Festival, held in the ancient Vespasian’s Amphitheatre (dating back to the 1st Century) set a new standard for outdoor 3D film presentation.
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MOOVed by video as well as voice – Dataton’s WATCHOUT powers vide for Andrea Bocelli in Poland
MOOVed by video as well as voice – Dataton’s WATCHOUT powers vide for Andrea Bocelli in Poland
The new DMX capabilities of WATCHOUT version 5.2 are put through their paces
Through the Polish systems integration and live-events show specialist MOOV working forlocal events production company Prestige MJM, Dataton WATCHOUT was used to sync and drive multi-screen video content for a spectacular concert by the Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli.
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Qube Cinema Demos Multi-IMB Synchronization, IMB-Supported Laser Projection and HFR 3D at CinemaCon 2012
New Technologies Represent Major Milestones in Digital Projection
Qube Cinema demonstrated a series of industry firsts at CinemaCon in Las Vegas recently, including multi-IMB sync, 3D projections running at 120 fps per eye (240 fps total), and a special demonstration of new laser projection technology from Barco.
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Converting The Uncertain Dream Of Digital Cinema Into A Future Reality For Even More Theatres In The U.S. And Around The Globe
All-New Chip Specifically Developed For Screens Up To 20 Feet Wide
As the transition to digital cinema continues to build across the U.S. and the world, Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) DLP Cinema®, the worldwide leader in digital cinema imaging technology, today announced the new S2K chipset, optimized for theatre screens up to 20 feet (six meters) wide in size for 2D presentations.
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Marquise Technologies partners with Barco Silex for real-time JPEG2000 encoding
Marquise Technologies announced today the partnership with Barco Silex, provider of real-time JPEG2000 encoding technology for the brand new DCI mastering features of the DI deck M I S T.
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Colorfront On-Set Dailies Advances Realtime 4K Workflows and High Frame-Rate Cinematography
Colorfront On-Set Dailies Advances Realtime 4K Workflows and High Frame-Rate Cinematography
New 2012 Winter Release supports Sony F65 RAW, RED Epic R3D and Alexa ARRIRAW 4K workflows
Academy Award-winning developer Colofront has released the Winter 2012 version of its On-Set Dailies system, introducing real-time 4K display of dailies for motion picture productions using the new generation of high-end cameras flooding the digital cinematography market.
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HPA Tech Retreat Preps Attendees for Ongoing Industry Climate Changes
Inspiring Demonstrations, Collegial Atmosphere and Unparalleled Sessions Bring Experts from Entertainment, Government and Research Together in Vibrant Exchange
The Hollywood Post Alliance® has announced the lineup for the HPA Tech Retreat®, set to take place February 13 -17 at the Hyatt Grand Champions in Indian Wells, CA. The HPA Tech Retreat is the annual conference that brings together thought leaders from digital and content creation, media and entertainment, forensics, medicine, digital imaging, to academic research.
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ASSIMILATE Expands European Sales Channels with Appointment of Ezequiel Sarser
ASSIMILATE, the leading provider of powerful post-production tools for digital workflows, today announced the appointment of Ezequiel Sarser as Director of European sales. As the company leverages recent sales successes of its SCRATCH Six and SCRATCH Lab data workflow product line, Sarser will be responsible for the expansion of ASSIMILATE’s European sales channels, supporting the reseller network and strengthening customer relationships across the region.
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Barco joins forces with China Film Group to develop digital cinema market in China
New company – CFG Barco Electronics Co. Ltd. – is formally established
(Beijing, China--August 23, 2011) Renowned visualization company Barco and China Film Group are pleased to announce the formation of CFG Barco (Beijing) Electronics Co. Ltd. The new company is a joint venture among two Barco subsidiaries – Barco Visual (Beijing) Electronics Company Limited and Barco China (Holdings) Limited Company – and China Film Equipment Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of China Film Group.
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Hollywood-DI Grades “Guido” and “And They’re Off” with DaVinci Resolve 8
Blackmagic Design today announced that West Hollywood based Hollywood-DI completed color correction using DaVinci Resolve Software Version 8 for the upcoming feature films “Guido” and “And They’re Off”.
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Barco prime choice for Dutch cinema exhibitors
Digital cinema pioneer Barco is proud to announce that Dutch cinemas are resolutely choosing Barco's digital projection technology. Until now, Barco has been selected by almost 20 exhibitors – including major cinema chains like the Wolff Cinema Group – to convert over 200 screens. The rapid conversion is being made possible thanks to a nation-wide VPF-funding program.
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Cinema India Expo Strengthens Event Line Up Following Strong Year for Cinema Industry
Texas Instruments Demonstrates Global Commitment as Title Sponsor
Cinema India Expo 2011, the only Hollywood/Bollywood event of its kind, has announced that Texas Instruments (TI) DLP Cinema has come on board as the Title Sponsor for the event which is set for June 24th and 25th in Mumbai. For more than a decade, Cinema India Expo has been recognized as a premier gathering for theater owners and content holders. The commitment of TI, the worldwide leader in digital cinema imaging technology, underscores the growing importance of the event in the global digital cinema arena.
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Barco expands its digital cinema financing program
With this latest $15.6M in financing completed for use with Cinedigm's Phase 2 deployment, Barco brings its total funding to over $65 million for 1,100 systems, continuing to deliver on its commitments to bring viable, turnkey solutions to exhibitors as they make the move from film to digital cinema projection systems.
Barco, a worldwide leader in digital cinema, continues to expand its financing program with Cinedigm, recently completing another $15 million in funding to provide off-balance sheet, non-recourse financing for exhibitors converting their projection equipment to digital cinema platforms. This latest round of funding will convert 249 full digital cinema systems.
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Barco RHDM-1701 - amazing color accuracy in a compact size
Barco RHDM-1701 - amazing color accuracy in a compact sizeBarco will premiere the RHDM-1701 at the 2010 NAB Show, Las Vegas, USA. This new 17-inch high-definition reference monitor is a more compact version of the current RHDM-2301, a display solution that has already proven its color accuracy and versatility.
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