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John Paulson Joins Deluxe to Lead Post for Features & Advertising
Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. (Deluxe) announces that John Paulson, the former CEO of Tag Worldwide, has joined the company as President and General Manager, Features and Advertising Post Services, reporting to Deluxe CEO John Wallace. Paulson will integrate Deluxe’s operations that span picture editorial, color, post and production services for feature film and advertising/brand marketing, to streamline processes for clients worldwide. He leads Deluxe’s Beast, Company 3, EFILM, Editpool, Rushes, and Deluxe’s post-production group in Culver City, CA, as well as its Creative New Media team, which provides marketing strategy, design and technology services to create digital products.
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Nomad Welcomes Editors/Partners Jim Ulbrich & Adam Scwartz To New York Team
Nomad Welcomes Editors/Partners Jim Ulbrich & Adam Scwartz To New York TeamNomad Editing Company's New York office continues to expand its roster and change the landscape of the New York post production market with the addition of Editor/Partners Jim Ulbrich and Adam Schwartz. They follow EP/Partner Jennifer Lederman and AICE Award-winning Editor/Partner Jai Shukla, who joined the company earlier this year.
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Nomad Welcomes Editors/Partners Jim Ulbrich & Adam Scwartz To New York Team
Nomad Welcomes Editors/Partners Jim Ulbrich & Adam Scwartz To New York TeamNomad Editing Company’s New York office continues to expand its roster and change the landscape of the New York post production market with the addition of Editor/Partners Jim Ulbrich and Adam Schwartz. They follow EP/Partner Jennifer Lederman and AICE Award-winning Editor/Partner Jai Shukla, who joined the company earlier this year.
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Thinkbox Software Tools Help Anchor Bottleship VFX
Thinkbox Software Tools Help Anchor Bottleship VFXDigital destruction is Bottleship VFX’s sweet spot. From fiery explosions to churning waterfalls, the Bulgarian studio excels at crafting data-heavy VFX, including particle work and fluid simulations – feats accomplished in part through Thinkbox Software tools.
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PR: Melissa Lubin Joins Deluxe's Beast NY as EP
PR: Melissa Lubin Joins Deluxe's Beast NY as EPDeluxe creative editorial company Beast announces that Melissa Lubin has joined the company as Executive Producer of its New York office. Bringing a decade of deep experience across all facets of production and client services for editorial, sound and graphic design, VFX and finishing, she will lead talent development, build production teams and introduce new clients to Beast’s talent and services.
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Cut+Run Adds Senior Producer Jared Thomas
Cut+Run Adds Senior Producer Jared ThomasCut+Run announced today that Jared Thomas has joined the company as Senior Producer of the Los Angeles office. Prior to becoming part of the Cut+Run family, Jared was a freelance producer managing and executing large, complex projects for both production and postproduction companies here in LA and San Francisco.
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Nomad Signs Editor Jai Shukla to National Roster; Welcomes Him As Company Partner
Nomad Signs Editor Jai Shukla to National Roster; Welcomes Him As Company PartnerRight on the heels of adding new EP/Partner Jennifer Lederman to lead the New York office, Nomad is proud to announce the hiring of Editor Jai Shukla to its roster of talents and welcome him to the company as a Partner.
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Cut+Run Names Amburr Farls Executive Producer, Los Angeles
Cut+Run Names Amburr Farls Executive Producer, Los AngelesCut+Run is excited to announce that Amburr Farls has been named Executive Producer of the Los Angeles office. Amburr Farls was most recently Head of Production at Cut+Run overseeing production needs for LA, SF and Austin. As EP, Amburr will expand her sales and marketing role while continuing to lead the production team.
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SolidAnim Previz in Epic Fantasy Gods of Egypt
SolidAnim, a leader in the development of on-set virtual tracking equipment and visualization software, announced that Alex Proyas' film, Gods of Egypt, utilized SolidAnim's SolidTrack system for its' visfx pre-viz. The film opened February 26, 2016 and has grossed $74.6million worldwide as of March 11, 2016.
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Lucky 21's Rob Pritts Directs Launch Spot For Centrum Vitamints Via Leo Burnett
Lucky 21's Rob Pritts Directs Launch Spot For Centrum Vitamints Via Leo BurnettLucky 21’s Rob Pritts Directs Launch Spot For Centrum Vitamints Via Leo Burnett
Agency Leo Burnett tapped Lucky 21’s Rob Pritts to direct the refreshing introduction of Centrum’s new Vitamints. In the spot, a husband is surprised by the burst of winter ushered forth with the twist of the Centrum cap of Vitamints. His wife, also covered in a fine dusting of snow, replies to his discovery with an air of knowing appreciation.
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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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Beast's Bryan Simpson Cuts New Music Video for Wavves
Beast's Bryan Simpson Cuts New Music Video for WavvesBeast Chicago’s Bryan Simpson recently edited the new music video “My Head Hurts” for Wavves, directed by Jack Wagner. The quick cuts underscore the band’s frenetic energy, weaving together live concert footage from their 2015 tour with shots of their behind-the-scenes antics.
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Editor Jason Painter Joins Beast Atlanta
Editor Jason Painter Joins Beast AtlantaBeast has added award-winning editor Jason Painter to its Atlanta roster. Painter’s career spans twenty years in top markets throughout the U.S., working with top clients from Toyota to Nike, and earning awards from Cannes Lions, AICE, and CLIO, along with an Emmy nomination. At Beast’s Atlanta studio, he will work with co-located outposts of Company 3 and Method Studios to service clients nationwide. He will also be available in the six other markets where Beast has offices.
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ASC Names Nominees in Television Categories
MARCO POLO and GOTHAM Lead With Multiple Nods
The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has named its television nominees for the 30th Annual Outstanding Achievement Awards. Winners will be announced on February 14, 2016, at the organization’s annual ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.
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Kitty Snyder Hired to Lead Partnerships at Beast, CO3 & Method in Atlanta
Kitty Snyder Hired to Lead Partnerships at Beast, CO3 & Method in AtlantaPost production veteran Kitty Snyder has been appointed Director of Creative Partnerships for the Atlanta branches of Beast, Company 3 and Method Studios, co-located Deluxe Creative Services companies. A longtime local, Snyder will cultivate existing client relationships, establish new ones, and match projects with the right artists and solutions. Well-versed in all aspects of production and post, she is equipped to readily address the challenges of varied projects.
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Green Day Docu "Heart Like a Hand Grenade" Cut by Beast's Dean Gonzalez
Green Day Docu "Heart Like a Hand Grenade" Cut by Beast's Dean Gonzalez“Heart Like a Hand Grenade,” the new documentary chronicling the making of Green Day’s 2004 Grammy Award-winning album “American Idiot,” is both a time capsule and an intimate profile. Shot and directed by John Roecker and edited by Beast’s Dean Gonzalez, the documentary opened in theaters across the U.S. on October 15 in line with Roecker’s original vision that the film not be released until at least ten years after the album’s debut.
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Fuji TV's "Busu to Yajyu" Uses Blackmagic Cinema Camera and Pocket Cinema Camera
Blackmagic Design today announced that the hit comedy series, “Busu together Yaiyu,” produced by major Japanese broadcast network Fuji TV, uses Blackmagic Cinema Cameras and Pocket Cinema Camera as the show’s main production cameras. DaVinci Resolve Studio, along with other Blackmagic Design products, are also used in post production.
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A Common Thread's Eli Green and TVGla Rely on Audacious Women to Launch Club W
A Common Thread's Eli Green and TVGla Rely on Audacious Women to Launch Club WA Common Thread Director Eli Green has directed a launch campaign for Club W and Los Angeles agency TVGla that employs dry humor to position the new wine club as the choice for bold women…and men.
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Joanna Woods Appointed Producer for Beast, Company 3 and Method in Chicago; Kendall Fash Promoted to Nat'l Director of Marketing for Beast
Joanna Woods Appointed Producer for Beast, Company 3 and Method in Chicago; Kendall Fash Promoted to Nat'l Director of Marketing for BeastDeluxe Creative Services today announced the hiring of Producer Joanna Woods, who will oversee projects in Chicago for co-located sister companies Beast, Company 3, and Method Studios. Kendall Fash, who was previously in the producer role, has been named National Director of Marketing for Beast. She will remain based in Chicago.
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View Conference 2015 Names Keynote Speakers: Mark Osborne, Randy Thom, Jorge Gutierrez and Shannon Tindle; Italy's Premiere Computer Graphics Conference to be Held October 19-23 in Turin
View Conference 2015 Names Keynote Speakers: Mark Osborne, Randy Thom, Jorge Gutierrez and Shannon Tindle; Italy's Premiere Computer Graphics Conference to be Held October 19-23 in TurinThe 16th annual VIEW Conference, Italy’s premiere annual gathering of industry professionals presenting the latest news and trends across all areas of the digital arts, including Computer Graphics, Interactive Techniques, Digital Cinema, 2D/3D Animation, Gaming and VFX, has announced this year’s stellar lineup of Keynote Speakers. Please see: http://www.viewconference.it/
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Deluxe Creative Services Names Jaclyn Paris EP in Atlanta
Deluxe Creative Services Names Jaclyn Paris EP in AtlantaDeluxe Creative Services today announced the addition of Jaclyn Paris as executive producer for its growing Atlanta facility. In this role, she serves as the executive producer for Beast Atlanta, as well as oversees production for co-located sister facilities Method Studios and Company 3. Paris joins Deluxe from Cosmo Street Editorial, where she was head of production; she previously held various senior production roles at Lost Planet, Rabbit Content, Ravenswork Audio, and feature documentary outfit Isotope Films.
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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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Sim Group Now Offers Playback Services in Toronto
Sim Group Now Offers Playback Services in TorontoA complete solution for film and television productions required 24- or 30-frame playback devices
SIM Digital has brought its industry-leading playback service to Toronto. The service provides customized 24- and 30-frame video and computer playback systems and related services to film and television productions. Playback services are vital to productions that require working computer, televisions or other display systems. SIM has been offering an array of playback services through its Vancouver office for more than ten years.
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Sim Group Now Offers Playback Services in Toronto
A complete solution for film and television productions required 24- or 30-frame playback devices.
SIM Digital has brought its industry-leading playback service to Toronto. The service provides customized 24- and 30-frame video and computer playback systems and related services to film and television productions. Playback services are vital to productions that require working computer, televisions or other display systems. SIM has been offering an array of playback services through its Vancouver office for more than ten years.
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Encore VFX Congratulates 'The Flash' Team on Emmy Nom
Encore VFX Congratulates 'The Flash' Team on Emmy NomEncore VFX artists were recognized today with Emmy® Award nominations for Outstanding Special Visual Effects for work on The CW Series “The Flash.” The nominees include VFX Supervisor Armen Kevorkian, VFX Producer James Baldanzi, Associate VFX Supervisor Keith Hamakawa, Animation Supervisor Jason Shulman, 3D Supervisor Stefan Bredereck, 3D Character Artist Kurt Smith, 3D Artist Lorenzo Mastrobuono, Compositing Supervisor Andranik Taranyan and Lead Compositing Artist Gevork Babityan. Winners will be revealed at the primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony, which will air Saturday, September 19 at 8pm ET/PT on FXX.
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Cut+Run NYC Promotes Stacy Peterson To Editor and Julia Williams To HOP
Cut+Run NYC Promotes Stacy Peterson To Editor and Julia Williams To HOPCut+Run New York is proud to announce that Stacy Peterson has been promoted to Editor and Julia Williams has been promoted to Head of Production. Peterson joins a New York-based editor roster that features Jon Grover, Akiko Iwakawa, Joel Miller, Gary Knight, Georgia Dodson, Dan Maloney and TG Herrington.
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Encore VFX Envisions the Paranormal for 'The Whispers'
Encore VFX Envisions the Paranormal for 'The Whispers'Encore artists in Vancouver and Los Angeles completed anywhere from 30 to 60 VFX shots per episode
A mysterious force begins manipulating children in ABC Television's new series "The Whispers," which features visual effects from Encore VFX.
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Fluid Adds Senior Producer Valerie Iorio
Fluid Adds Senior Producer Valerie IorioNY-based editorial shop Fluid has brought on Valerie Iorio as Senior Producer. Iorio got her start on the agency side, producing for top accounts including Bank of America at BBDO before transitioning to the post production realm. She spent the last several years at Beast NY, working with such top agencies as JWT, Draft FCB, 360i, Grey, BBDO and Saatchi, among others. Iorio rounds out Fluid’s producing team of Senior Producer Michelle Seidenfrau and Associate Producer Meg Hall, led by Executive Producer Laura Relovsky.
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PR: Billy Gabor Tapped as Managing Director of Deluxe Creative
PR: Billy Gabor Tapped as Managing Director of Deluxe CreativeBilly Gabor Tapped as Managing Director of Deluxe Creative Services Atlanta
Deluxe Creative Services has promoted Billy Gabor from Senior Colorist to Managing Director of its Atlanta studio, which currently is home to local outposts of Company 3, Method, Encore and Beast. The new position serves to further unify the post production services of each company under the Creative Services umbrella.
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Beast Announces Victoria Venantini as New East Coast Rep
Beast Announces Victoria Venantini as New East Coast RepBeast, a national creative editorial company, today announced Victoria Venantini as its new east coast sales rep. Based in New York, Venantini is an independent consultant with a proven track record in advertising and production sales, having worked with top clients including Moxie Pictures, Digital Domain, RSA Films, and many more.
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Deluxe Promotes Morgan Strauss & Stephanie Rezentes to Managing Director
Deluxe Promotes Morgan Strauss & Stephanie Rezentes to Managing DirectorStrauss Named MD of Encore; Rezentes Named MD of Level 3 Post
Deluxe Creative Services CEO Stefan Sonnenfeld today announced the promotion of Morgan Strauss to managing director of Encore, and Stephanie Rezentes as managing director of Level 3 Post. The promotions are part of an ongoing initiative to streamline operations across companies under the Deluxe Creative Services umbrella including Beast, Company 3, EFILM, Encore, Level 3 Post, and Method Studios.
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Beast Adds Astrid Downs as Executive Producer
Beast Adds Astrid Downs as Executive ProducerCreative editorial company Beast has hired Executive Producer Astrid Downs to oversee projects for its Santa Monica office. Downs comes to Beast with a well-rounded background gained from working across production and post production for over a decade.
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Valerie Petrusson Named President of Beast
Valerie Petrusson Named President of BeastCreative editorial company Beast has named post production industry veteran Valerie Petrusson as President. A co-founding member, Petrusson returns to Beast after steering sales and marketing for commercial and feature projects at parent company Deluxe. In her new role, Petrusson will be responsible for overseeing Beast’s seven offices across New York, Santa Monica, San Francisco, Chicago, Atlanta, Detroit and Austin.
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Go Robot! Joins Forces with Beast
Beast, a national creative editorial company, has acquired Go Robot!, an award-winning New York-based editorial boutique. Like Beast, Go Robot! is known for its impressive portfolio of commercial work, and has been a fixture in the industry for over 15 years, racking up the full spectrum of accolades from AICE, AICP, Clio, Andy and Cannes Lions, among others. As part of the acquisition, Go Robot! staff joins the team at Beast, a Deluxe Entertainment Services company – including co-founders Adam Liebowitz and Alisa Sheinberg, who now serve as Beast Senior Editor and Managing Director respectively.
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ASC Names TV Nominees
HBO's Game of Thrones Leads the Pack
Highlighting excellence in television cinematography, the American Society of Cinematographers has named its nominees for the organization’s 29th Annual Outstanding Achievement Awards. The winners will be announced on February 15, 2015, at a gala held at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.
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STORY and Accomplice Media Appoint Melissa Thornley to Lead Midwest Sales
STORY and Accomplice Media Appoint Melissa Thornley to Lead Midwest SalesCommercial production company STORY, headquartered in Chicago, and its sister company, Accomplice Media, based in Santa Monica, Calif. have announced the appointment of Melissa Thornley to a new position as head of new business development for the Midwest markets. Thornley will market both companies’ diverse roster of commercial directors and creative talents to advertising and clients in Midwest markets.
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Editor Andrea Mendoza signs with Cutters
Editor Andrea Mendoza signs with CuttersCutters New York executive producer Elizabeth Krajewski is very proud to announce the addition of editor Andrea Mendoza to her roster. Mendoza joins the global editorial company from Austin, where she has been demonstrating her vast storytelling skills in both the Hispanic and English-language markets for the past eight years, with stops at Beast andcharlieuniformtango.
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BIG BLOCK LIVE ADDS NEW DIRECTORS AND SALES REPRESENTATION
BIG BLOCK LIVE ADDS NEW DIRECTORS AND SALES REPRESENTATIONPaul Trillo, John Poliquin and B&W Join Big Block Live’s Creative Collective, Newly Represented by Miss Smith, KK Reps and Devine Reps
Big Block Live has expanded its creative collective of directors with the signing of Paul Trillo, John Poliquin and B&W. The new crossover talents join Big Block Live’s existing lineup of live action writer/directors who understand longer format content and who strategically consider distribution and cultural relevance when developing ideas and concepts.
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JWT Atlanta Takes SCANA Energy Back to Its Roots
In this new campaign, SCANA Energy goes back to its roots with its iconic blue snap and jazz jingle. The fully integrated campaign, entitled “SCANA Family,” aims to reconnect with loyal customers and entice new customers through its offerings and competitive pricing.
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Academy Award®-Nominated Director John Stevenson To Direct Animated Comedy Adventure Inspired By “Noah’s Ark” For Unified Pictures
Academy Award®-Nominated Director John Stevenson To Direct Animated Comedy Adventure Inspired By “Noah’s Ark” For Unified PicturesUnified Pictures announced today that Academy Award®-nominated director John Stevenson (“Kung Fu Panda”) will direct the company’s first CG-animated feature inspired by “Noah’s Ark,” which is slated for completion in 2016.
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Chapman Students and Xsens Bring Robot Love to Life in “Some Like it Bot”
Chapman Students and Xsens Bring Robot Love to Life in “Some Like it Bot”Students Relied on Xsens MVN for Flexible Motion Capture On-set; Short Film Recently Screened at Comic-Con International
How do you catch robot love on film? The answer for Chapman College’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts students was “Some Like It Bot,” a short film that depicts the clumsy first date of a human and his cyborg crush. Produced quickly with Xsens mocap technology, the film was recently an official selection at Comic-Con International proving that the right tools are all it takes to update a rom-com.
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Ataboy Delivers Haunting and Gritty Neo-noir Music Video for The Peach Kings’ “Mojo Thunder”
Ataboy Delivers Haunting and Gritty Neo-noir Music Video for The Peach Kings’ “Mojo Thunder”Design & Animation Studio Takes Style Cue From Neo-Noir Graphic Novels
When swamp rock blues duo The Peach Kings needed a video for the title track of their just-released EP “Mojo Thunder,” they found their match in New York-based design & animation studio Ataboy. The storytelling-driven animated video tells a hypnotic tale of vice and voodoo and explores how cycles of abuse and pain can trigger self-destructive behavior.
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Filmworkers Uses Scare Tactics in New Campaign for Cedar Fair
Filmworkers Uses Scare Tactics in New Campaign for Cedar FairAll-CG Spot Produced by Filmworkers’ New VFX and Animation Unit Churchill Studio Introduces “Banshee,” the World’s Largest Inverted Roller Coaster.
Filmworkers’ new creative unit Churchill Studio encourages viewers to face their worst fears (while enjoying the thrill of their lives) in a new spot for amusement park giant Cedar Fair and Chicago agency Cramer-Krasselt. "Everything You Fear" is an all-CG spot introducing "Banshee," a new roller coaster debuting at Cedar Fair’s Kings Island park this summer.
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Cut+Run Promotes Amburr Farls To Head of Production West & TX
Cut+Run Promotes Amburr Farls To Head of Production West & TXCut+Run is excited to announce that Senior Producer Amburr Farls has been promoted to Head Of Production for the Los Angeles, San Francisco and Austin offices.
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Award-Winning Editor Lucas Eskin Joins Cut+Run
Award-Winning Editor Lucas Eskin Joins Cut+RunCut+Run is excited to announce that award-winning editor Lucas Eskin has joined the company. His first project at Cut+Run is a spot for the Newport Beach Film Festival via agency RPA and directed by Tom Routson of TOOL.
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Encore VFX Names Scott Ballard to New Position, Pipeline Supervisor
Encore VFX Names Scott Ballard  to New Position, Pipeline SupervisorEncore, a Deluxe Entertainment Services company, announced today that technology expert Scott Ballard has joined its rapidly-expanding VFX division as Pipeline Supervisor. Ballard is tasked with expanding the company's inter-studio pipeline across all Encore VFX facilities worldwide, ensuring its operations are also at the state-of the-art level of efficiency.
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Fluid Signs Noted Editor Michael Elliot
NY-based editorial shop Fluid has added renowned editor Michael Elliot to their roster. Coming to Fluid from Beast, Michael was previously owner and lead editor at Mad River Post, where he worked closely with then EP of Mad River Post and current EP of Fluid, Laura Relovsky. The duo has renewed their creative synergy at Fluid, having formerly collaborated side-by-side on a wide variety of creative projects. Elliot has cut a myriad of award-winning spots for such top brands as AT&T, Canon, BMW, NHL, Microsoft, Tylenol and Lexus, working with such agencies as Grey, BBDO, Leo Burnett, McCann Erickson, mcgarrybowen, JWT and Deutsch, among others.
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Company 3®, London Adds Top Talent Claire McGrane to Lead UK Facility
Company 3®, London Adds Top Talent Claire McGrane to Lead UK FacilityAward-winning post house Company 3, a Deluxe Creative Services company, today announced that Claire McGrane is joining the London facility to lead the team. In doing so, she also joins the senior global management team for the Company 3 group.
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Jay Gundzik’s Modus Operandi Is Creative; Agency Kicks Off New Year With Strategic Addition To The Team
Jay Gundzik’s Modus Operandi Is Creative; Agency Kicks Off New Year With Strategic Addition To The TeamModus Operandi launches 2014 with the addition of SR. Creative Director Jay Gundzik. Gundzik is an award-winning creative known for his expertise in gaming, digital, print and broadcast.
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GRAVITY Earns Top Honors from Cinematographers
KILLING LINCOLN, GAME OF THRONES and DRUNK HISTORY Win in TV Categories
Emmanuel Lubezki, ASC, AMC; Jeremy Benning, CSC; Jonathan Freeman, ASC and Blake McClure earned top honors in the four competitive categories at the 28th Annual American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Awards for Outstanding Achievement. The ceremony was held here tonight at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland. Lubezki won the ASC Award in the feature film competition for GRAVITY. Benning won the TV movie/miniseries award for KILLING LINCOLN. Freeman took home top honors in the one-hour episodic television category for GAME OF THRONES, and McClure was the recipient of the half-hour episodic series award for DRUNK HISTORY.
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Company 3® Adds Internationally Respected Colorist Damien Van Der Cruyssen to Roster in New York
Company 3® Adds Internationally Respected Colorist Damien Van Der Cruyssen to Roster in New YorkAward-winning post house Company 3, a Deluxe Creative Services Company, is proud to announce the arrival of highly-acclaimed colorist Damien Van Der Cruyssen to the New York facility at 218 West 18th Street, where he will color feature films and commercials. Van Der Cruyssen, who began his career in his native France, comes to Company 3 following an eight-year tenure at The Mill, NY where he started as Senior Colorist and eventually moved up to hold the title Joint Head of Color.
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BRW Filmland Los Angeles’ Matthew Pollock Brings The Sexy Back To Garbage Removal For Hefty
BRW Filmland Los Angeles’ Matthew Pollock Brings The Sexy Back To Garbage Removal For HeftyBRW Filmland Los Angeles director Matthew Pollock discovers the sensual side of trash with a cast of hunky garbage men in the new :30 “The Ultimate Garbage Men” for Hefty out of Havas Worldwide Chicago. Following his viral hit, “Gay Men Will Marry Your Boyfriends,” Pollock delivers a spot that features a host of brawny sanitation workers, sprinkled with a less-than-lean, but charming cohort, to appeal to the female population with a straightforward and steamy demonstration of Hefty’s new Ultimate garbage bag.
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/WILDCHILD/ Kicks Off 2014 with Mettler, Shevin Hires
/WILDCHILD/ Kicks Off 2014 with Mettler, Shevin HiresContinuing the exciting year of expansion marked by the signing of EP Melissa Miller, /WILDCHILD/ is pleased to announce the addition of award-winning Editors Richard Mettler and Stewart Shevin to its growing roster. “We are thrilled to have these two amazing editors on board,” states /WILDCHILD/ Editor & Owner, Yvette Pineyro. “Both are unique storytellers who will bolster our pool of talent.”
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Call for Entries Issued For 2014 AICE Awards Competition
Call for Entries Issued For 2014 AICE Awards CompetitionBest of Show Winner and Online Campaign Category Added; Changes Made to Alternative Media Category
AICE has announced the Call for Entries for the 13th annual AICE Awards competition, the premiere creative competition for the post production industry in the US and Canada. The 2014 AICE Awards includes 21 categories, 16 for editorial and 5 for other post production crafts such as audio mixing and color grading. Winners will be announced at the AICE Awards Show, set for Thursday, May 15, 2014, at Guastavino’s, the glittering event space on the East Side of Manhattan.
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Hooligan Contributes To JDRF “Type None” Campaign Via Agency GSW
Hooligan Contributes To JDRF “Type None” Campaign Via Agency GSWHealthcare advertising agency GSW tapped Hooligan Senior Editor Peter Mostert to edit the Type None campaign for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research.
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Eskimo Brings the Turnstone Manifesto to Life
Eskimo Brings the Turnstone Manifesto to LifeEskimo recently worked from creative concept to final cut on a vibrant new company anthem video for cutting-edge furniture manufacturer and long-time client Turnstone (a Steelcase company). The project was a multifaceted internal and external collaboration, pulling together Eskimo’s internal production talent and utilizing close relationships with outside audio, edit and design houses. "Turnstone Manifesto" is a high-energy rollick through the universe of creative design, contrasting the chalkboard scribbling, iPad-wielding thinkers with the monumental artistic sculptures and images of athletes and musicians that are both the products of and inspiration for their work.
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Whitehouse Post Adds Luis Ribeiro to New Business Development Team
Whitehouse Post Adds Luis Ribeiro to New Business Development TeamWhitehouse Post is pleased to add Luis Ribeiro to its team as new business developer covering editorial, visual effects, and design. Ribeiro’s background suits him perfectly for this new role: as the founder of global consultancy Ambassador Digital Group and the U.S. consultant for FilmBrazil, he has forged enduring relationships with key players across the global advertising industry. A Brazilian native, Ribeiro will seek to expand Whitehouse Post businesses nationally and internationally, and serve as a key instrument in extending the Whitehouse brand into Latin America and the ever-growing U.S. multicultural market.
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Thinkbox Software Releases XMesh MY Geometry Caching Tool for Autodesk® Maya®
Thinkbox Software Releases XMesh MY Geometry Caching Tool for Autodesk® Maya®Solution Facilitates Efficient Management of Large Files
Thinkbox Software today announced the release of XMesh MY, a geometry caching plug-in for Autodesk® Maya®. Designed to streamline animation and visual effects production pipelines, XMesh is a set of tools for saving animated scene geometry in a condensed format that yields smaller files for faster loading, manipulation and sharing across facilities and applications. Also compatible with Autodesk® 3ds Max®, the robust and scalable multi-threaded solution allows artists to quickly open, share or receive computer generated (CG) assets from internal studio departments or external facilities.
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American Society of Cinematographers Names Television Nominees
HBO and Starz Lead Nominations
The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has selected its television nominees for the organization’s 28th Annual Outstanding Achievement Awards. The winners will be announced at a gala on February 1, 2014, here at the Hollywood & Highland Ray Dolby Ballroom.
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STORY’s Blair Hayes Captures the Magic of Cavit Wine
STORY’s Blair Hayes Captures the Magic of Cavit WineSTORY’s Blair Hayes has directed a new spot for Cavit that beautifully evokes the authentic origins of America’s best-selling Italian wine. Conceived by Agency 212, New York, the ad shows a group of young Italians enjoying wine in the environs of a picturesque country estate. The voiceover describes “what matters” when choosing a wine, including where it comes from and how it’s grown, ending with the tagline, “when quality matters.” There is a clever interplay between the elements that contribute to quality winemaking, and to great moments in life.
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A-Level VFX Studio Brewster Parsons Welcomes Production Maven Sybil McCarthy as Executive Producer
A-Level VFX Studio Brewster Parsons Welcomes Production Maven Sybil McCarthy as Executive ProducerBrewster Parsons founder and executive producer Darcy Parsons and her colleagues at the A-level VFX studio are very proud to welcome Sybil McCarthy to the company's staff as executive producer in charge of business development. The appointment is effective immediately.
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NuContext Creative Names Michael Rola as New Executive Director of Integrated Marketing; Rola Had Been Walt Disney Studios' Director, Integrated Marketing & Synergy
NuContext Creative Names Michael Rola as New Executive Director of Integrated Marketing; Rola Had Been Walt Disney Studios' Director, Integrated Marketing & SynergyNuContext Creative, a multi-award winning entertainment marketing agency, has named Michael Rola as the company’s new Executive Director of Integrated Marketing. In his new position, Rola will be responsible for creating and executing branded entertainment and movie studio integration campaigns for NuContext Creative and their clients. Angela Guice, Founder/Executive Producer, NuContext Creative, made the announcement.
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STORY’s David Orr Directs a “Game Changer” for Vanderbilt University
STORY’s David Orr Directs a “Game Changer” for Vanderbilt UniversityLuckie & Company’s new campaign is aimed at redefining the image of the school’s athletic department.
A new commercial campaign for Vanderbilt University’s Athletic Department reimagines a practice field and workout facility as proving grounds for victory.
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Method Studios and HALON Entertainment Announce Collaboration
Feature and Commercial Clients set to Benefit from New Alliance
International visual effects house, Method Studios, a Deluxe Entertainment Services Group company, and previsualization company HALON Entertainment, announced a strategic alliance agreement today. Under the agreement, Method will collaborate with HALON to jointly provide previs and VFX services to customers which will allow the two companies to share talent, technique, and locations. Combined services will be available out of any of Method’s worldwide locations, including London and Vancouver.
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Taylor Steele Debuts for Milkt with Pacifico Campaign
Taylor Steele Debuts for Milkt with Pacifico CampaignMilkt, the bicoastal directing collective behind MILKPEP’s Got Chocolate Milk? spots and memorable work for Samsung and Absolut has just launched a campaign for Pacifico from the lens of award-winning Director Taylor Steele. Working closely with the GSD&M creative team, Andy Miller and Joel Davis, Steele turned out his first project with Milkt, firing the starting gun on an intriguing new partnership.
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Method Studios Brings Down the House
Method Studios Brings Down the HouseMethod is One of the Lead VFX Vendors on "White House Down"
Visual effects house Method Studios, a Deluxe Entertainment Services Group company, was one of the lead vendors on Columbia Pictures’ “White House Down,” which opened this weekend. Method’s crew was led by Ollie Rankin, visual effects supervisor, and Christopher Anderson, visual effects producer for the team in Vancouver. Overall they completed 185 shots comprising four sequences. “White House Down” was directed by Roland Emmerich. Volker Engel and Marc Weigert were the production’s visual effects supervisors.
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Summer Blockbusters Graded by Company 3 Using DaVinci Resolve
Blackmagic Design today announced that DaVinci Resolve was Company 3's tool of choice for color grading major summer blockbusters this year, including “The Lone Ranger” and “Man of Steel” (graded by Stefan Sonnenfeld), “The Hangover Part III” (graded by Siggy Ferstl) and “World War Z” (graded by Adam Glasman). Company 3, a Deluxe Creative Services company with facilities throughout the globe, uses DaVinci Resolve for all its color grading work.
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Cinematic Image Capture, Extreme Mobility, Low-Light Performance, and Workflow Advantages Make the Canon EOS C300 Cinema Camera Perfect for Filming a New Indie Comedy
Cinematic Image Capture, Extreme Mobility, Low-Light Performance, and Workflow Advantages Make the Canon EOS C300 Cinema Camera Perfect for Filming a New Indie ComedyWhen shooting his recent independent feature "Heads We Do," cinematographer Andrew Huebscher faced challenges including a tight budget, a 15-day shooting schedule, exterior night scenes, and the need for outstanding motion-picture image quality. His solution to these issues was shooting with EOS C300 Cinema Cameras from Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions. “The EOS C300 camera delivers a high quality, cinematic look in a compact package,” said Huebscher. “And the ability to use Canon EF still lenses alongside standard motion picture film-style accessories makes the camera scalable from run-and-gun shooting up to studio-style work.”
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Superlounge’s Jordan Brady Directs O’Charleys Rebranding Campaign via Doner
Superlounge’s Jordan Brady Directs O’Charleys Rebranding Campaign via DonerInto the pantheon of iconic brand characters walks Brock Roland - the fictional “Spokes-Patron” championing O’Charleys and its new “9.99er” menu (9 meals for $9.99 each). He may have that regular guy way about him, but Brock is the kind of discriminating diner who expects good food, done right. Jordan Brady of Superlounge directed the 5-spot campaign, created via Doner/MI.
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Cut+Run Welcomes Senior Producer Amburr Farls
Cut+Run Welcomes Senior Producer Amburr FarlsCut+Run is excited to announce the addition of Senior Producer Amburr Farls who will be based out of the Los Angeles office.
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Method Studios Appoints Chris Webb as Executive Producer in Chicago
Method Studios Appoints Chris Webb as Executive Producer in ChicagoWebb To Focus On Supporting Both Commercial And Feature Markets
Visual effects house, Method Studios, a Deluxe Entertainment Services Group company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Webb as Executive Producer of Method Chicago. Webb will work closely with Creative Director Gil Baron in the continued expansion of the Chicago office, which opened its doors in July 2012.
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Sony Movie Channel Pays Tribute To The Legendary Filmmaker Ray Harryhausen In A Special Afternoon Marathon, Saturday, May 11
Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects "Titan" Documentary And Three Sinbad -Themed Movies Comprise the Marathon
To pay tribute to the legendary Ray Harryhausen's remarkable achievements, Sony Movie Channel has revised its schedule to include a special TV marathon, on Saturday, May 11, highlighting the filmmaker's career. Harryhausen, who died May 7th at the age of 92, is renowned for his special effects innovations and as the inventor of stop motion animation.
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Method Studios Announces Top Flight Animation Hires
Method Studios Announces Top Flight Animation HiresGlobal VFX House Welcomes Erik-Jan de Boer, James Jacobs and Keith Roberts
Method Studios, a Deluxe Entertainment Services Group company, announced today the addition of three world-class animation artists to the Method Studios’ creative team.
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ALT Systems Brings Powerful Gaming Technology to Award-Winning HP Z Workstations
ALT Systems Brings Powerful Gaming Technology to Award-Winning HP Z WorkstationsGame Developer Editions for Autodesk® and Unreal Engine Users Launch at GDC
ALT Systems, a full-service systems integrator and workflow solutions provider, has announced its collaboration with HP, Autodesk, Epic Games and PNY Technologies to offer high-performance game development packages designed specifically to support Autodesk® and Unreal Engine users. Unveiled today at GDC 2013, these systems optimize pipelines with a new combination of elite tools for the professional gaming community.
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Autodesk Reveals New Gameware Advancements at GDC 2013
Game Development Solutions Boost UI Design, Artificial Intelligence, Lighting and Animation Tools
Game Developers Conference 2013 -- Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) unveiled new versions of its widely adopted game development middleware from the Autodesk Gameware product line that allow developers to create more compelling gaming experiences.
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Doritos 'Crash the Super Bowl' Winner Ben Callner Fields Tunewelders to Make a Scream with 'Goat 4 Sale'
Doritos 'Crash the Super Bowl' Winner Ben Callner Fields Tunewelders to Make a Scream with 'Goat 4 Sale'Doritos "Crash the Super Bowl" winner Ben Callner's "Goat 4 Sale" commercial began with an idea about a ravenous Doritos-eating goat. Culminating the narrative he envisioned relied heavily on sound to sell the authenticity, dramatic tension and humor at play in his 30-second spot. He tapped longtime collaborators Tunewelder Music Group to make it work. Led by Music & Audio Post Supervisor Ben Holst, Tunewelders worked closely with Callner to hone the spot through sound design & editing, foley, voice-over, mixing and mastering.
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Method Studios Provides VFX Expertise To KIA Super Bowl Spots
Method Studios Provides VFX Expertise To KIA Super Bowl SpotsArtists create fully CG animals, environments and augmented female robots
Method Studios, a Deluxe Entertainment Services Group company, has collaborated with agency David&Goliath on two commercials for KIA which premiered during Super Bowl XLVII. "Space Babies," directed by Jake Scott (RSA), and "Hotbots," directed by Carl Erik Rinsch (MJZ) provided a wealth of inspiring VFX challenges to Method's creative team in Los Angeles. Stephanie Gilgar, Method Studios' Executive Producer comments, "It's an honor to have been entrusted to deliver two of the most VFX-heavy ads seen during this year's big game - a yearly highlight in the US television commercials industry".
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Motion Picture Sound Editors Announce 2013 Golden Reel Nominees
Motion Picture Sound Editors Announce 2013 Golden Reel NomineesThe Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) today announces nominees for the 60th MPSE Golden Reel Awards. Nominees represent the work of today’s most talented sound professionals and their contributions to feature film, television, animation and computer entertainment media from around the world.
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Company 3 Launches New Sound Division
To Provide Commercial, Feature and Television Clients Sound Design, Original Music Composition and Mixing
Award-winning post house Company 3 (CO3), is pleased to announce the launch of its brand new audio division. Located within Company 3's Atlanta and New York facilities, CO3 Sound boasts three 5.1 audio suites designed to handle surround sound for commercial, feature film and television clients providing the highest level of sound design, original music composition and mixing. The new division is a complement to Deluxe's strong sound offerings in facilities around the world. CO3 Sound's radio and television mixing roster includes clients such as USA Network, Turner Broadcasting, Red Bull, Georgia Lottery, espnW, Ford, Kia and Toyota, to name a few.
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Company 3 Launches Sound Division
Company 3 (CO3) is excited to announce the launch of its audio division in Atlanta and New York. Company 3 Sound provides commercial, feature and television clients the highest level of sound design, original music composition and mixing. The group’s radio and television mixing roster includes clients such as USA Network, Turner Broadcasting, Red Bull, Georgia Lottery, espnW, Ford, Kia and Toyota, to name a few.
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Autodesk 2013 Game Show Reel Call for Submissions Now Open
Autodesk has opened a call for submissions for its annual Game Show Reel. Set to debut at GDC 2013 from March 27-29 in San Francisco, the reel will feature some of the industry's top creative talent. It will also be broadcast on AREA, the Autodesk Web site and Autodesk YouTube Channel, as well as at other Autodesk-sponsored events throughout the year – offering artists a great avenue to showcase their recent work.
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Company 3 and EFILM Collaborate on Comprehensive Post Pipeline for James Bond Feature "Skyfall"
Award-winning post houses Company 3 (CO3) and EFILM joined forces to provide Eon Productions' newest James Bond feature "Skyfall"--the first digitally-shot film in the franchise--with a complete, integrated workflow, ensuring consistency from dailies through to digital intermediate (DI). Based on this model, the companies have branded their collaborative location service as EC3, which leverages the technology and personnel of both post houses.
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Company 3 Opens Games Unit, Provides Extensive Services to Activision's "Call of Duty®: Black Ops II
Company 3 Opens Games Unit, Provides Extensive Services to Activision's "Call of Duty®: Black Ops IIUnit Contributing Post FX to Upcoming Blockbuster "Call of Duty®: Black Ops II;" Gaming Veteran Malte Wagener Named VP, Games
Award-winning post house Company 3, a subsidiary of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc., announced today it recently provided a variety of post production services to its first game project, "Call of Duty®: Black Ops II" and concurrently, announced the opening of a new division dedicated specifically to offering color grading and other high-end post production services that will assist in taking game production to the next level of artistic heights.
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Vinten Makes Magic for Simmons and “Pair of Kings”
Vinten Makes Magic for Simmons and “Pair of Kings”Disney’s “Pair of Kings” is an unusual multi-camera series, to say the least. It is filled with incredible battles and amazing stunts as well as special effects and “lots of really funny stuff,” says Director of Photography Johnny Simmons, ASC. “We shoot both four-camera and single camera style; maintaining the use of all four cameras, shooting coverage inside the proscenium.
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STORY’s David Orr Puts His Spin on New Campaign for Regions Bank
STORY’s David Orr Puts His Spin on New Campaign for Regions BankA new campaign for Regions Bank, directed by STORY’s David Orr, takes a metaphorical approach in articulating the bank’s role in driving the wheels of progress. Conceived by Birmingham, Alabama agency Luckie & Company, two spots employ truck tires, industrial gears, hay bales and an assortment of other rolling and spinning objects to make the point that Regions partners with businesses, large and small, to keep them “moving forward.”
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Nick Saglimbeni - 2012 NVIDIA 3D Vision Photo Champion Award
Nick Saglimbeni - 2012 NVIDIA 3D Vision Photo Champion AwardThe wonderful folks at NVIDIA 3D Vision Live surprised me last week by awarding me the 2012 Photo Champion award. This was the culmination of much support from our fans as well as two previous monthly awards on the 3D Vision site. It’s an honor to receive this award, and my deepest thanks go out to everyone involved. (Detailed thank-you’s below.)
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Company 3® and Method Studios Join Beast Editorial in Chicago
Melissa Thornley Appointed Managing Director
The award-winning post production houses of Company 3, Beast and Method Studios, subsidiaries of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc., have for the first time ever co-located within one facility in Chicago's historic Tribune Tower.
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Company 3® Launches New On-Air Promotions and Trailers Division
Robert Mape Joins as Creative Director/Senior Editor; Steve Beal as Senior Editor/VP Promotions and Trailers
Award-winning post house Company 3, a subsidiary of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc., announced today the opening of a new division that provides promotions, trailers, titles, animation and effects design work for television networks. The division will house some of the finest creative and technical talent in the industry within interconnected New York and Los Angeles facilities, and will utilize Deluxe's extensive networked infrastructure.
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Canon U.S.A. Launches New Program To Benefit Film Independent Filmmakers At The 2012 Los Angeles Film Festival
Canon U.S.A. Launches New Program To Benefit Film Independent Filmmakers At The 2012 Los Angeles Film FestivalCanon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today launched the new Canon Filmmaker Award Program in partnership with Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival. Open to eligible Film Independent Fellows, Los Angeles Film Festival alumni, and Spirit Awards Nominees and Winners, the program is designed to help emerging filmmakers ‘leave no story untold.’
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Company 3® Completes Grading for Multiple Versions of "Prometheus" with DaVinci Resolve
Company 3® Completes Grading for Multiple Versions of "Prometheus" with DaVinci ResolveBlackmagic Design today announced that Company 3 used DaVinci Resolve for color grading four different versions of 20th Century Fox's, "Prometheus." One of the most anticipated features of the summer, the science fiction thriller was directed by Ridley Scott, the visionary filmmaker behind "Alien" and "Blade Runner," who chose Company 3 to help enhance the stunning visual style for "Prometheus," shot by renowned cinematographer Dariusz Wolski, ASC.
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Leslie Sorrentino in the Shotgun Seat at Big Block
Leslie Sorrentino in the Shotgun Seat at Big BlockVeteran Studio Exec Brings Team to Santa Monica Digital Production Studio
Executive producer Leslie Sorrentino, formerly of Animal West and The Syndicate, has joined digital production and design studio Big Block. He brings with him his production team, Flame artist Gizmo Rivera and producer Cindy Chapman, also from Animal West.
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Microsoft Advertising And Y&R New York Turn To Gravity To Create And Produce Long-Form, Original Web Content Piece Promoting Microsoft Ad Tools On Behalf Of Johnson & Johnson's Zyrtec Product
Microsoft Advertising And Y&R New York Turn To Gravity To Create And Produce Long-Form, Original Web Content Piece Promoting Microsoft Ad Tools On Behalf Of Johnson & Johnson's Zyrtec ProductMicrosoft Advertising and Y&R New York have turned to Gravity, an international visual effects, design and brand communications company, to create and produce an original, long-form web content piece promoting various Microsoft tools within a case history study for Johnson & Johnson’s Zyrtec product. The piece runs over two-minutes in length and is full CG animation. Zviah Eldar, Gravity’s CEO and Chief Creative Officer, and Bob Samuel, Gravity’s CMO/Executive Producer, made the announcement.
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Company 3 Returns for Third Year as Tribeca Film Festival Sponsor
Award-winning post house Company 3, a subsidiary of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, Inc., is proud to announce its return for the third straight year to its role of Industry Sponsor of the Tribeca Film Festival. The Festival, which runs from April 18th through the 29th, 2012, has grown to become one of the most respected film festivals in the world.
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Cinedeck RX Proves A Hit For Broadcast, Mobile OB, Aerial And VFX Applications
Cinedeck LLC, pioneering developer of mobile capture systems for motion picture and broadcast production, has enjoyed considerable adoption success with Cinedeck RX, its rack-mount, solid-state recorder, and today released details of how customers have implemented the technology across a diverse range of broadcast, mobile OB, visual effects (VFX) and aerial cinematography applications.
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FotoKem’s nextLAB Puts Solid Workflow Into Place for Canon Cinema EOS C500/C500 PL Debut
“Man & Beast” Premieres at NAB with Start to Finish Support from nextLAB
FotoKem’s nextLAB, a powerful end-to-end software solution for film and television productions using file-based workflows, played a pivotal role in the production of demonstration footage to support the development announcement of the Canon Cinema EOS C500 and the Cinema EOS C500 PL for use with EF-mount and PL-mount lenses respectively. Both upcoming cameras will be capable of originating 4K (4096 x 2160-pixel) resolution digital motion imagery with uncompressed RAW output for external recording.
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Method Studios Creates an Epic Underworld Monster and Environments for “Wrath of the Titans”
Method Studios Creates an Epic Underworld Monster and Environments for “Wrath of the Titans”Los Angeles and London facilities combine efforts, along with Company 3, to collaborate on this stereo feature from concept art through to DI
Method Studios, a Deluxe Entertainment Services Group company, was excited to join forces on the larger-than-life 3D visual effects in Warner Bros.’ “Wrath of the Titans” - the second installment in the franchise. The main sequence for Method Studios in LA involved creating the awakening of the monstrous Kronos, father of Zeus. This fully CG rock giant is brought to life with glowing lava and causes the cataclysmic destruction of the Underworld. During pre-production, Method Studios in London created concept images for the production’s art department, as well as the visual effects in the establishment of the Underworld sequence. Olivier Dumont rose to the occasion as Method’s VFX Supervisor along with Aurelia Abate, Method’s VFX Producer.
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CSS Studios Brings Supervising Sound Editor Michael Benavente to Soundelux
CSS Studios Brings Supervising Sound Editor Michael Benavente to SoundeluxSupervising Sound Editor Michael Benavente has joined Soundelux. Benavente arrives with more than 40 credits as a Supervising Sound Editor, including the comedies No Strings Attached, Paul Blart: Mall Cop and Idiocracy. He also served as ADR Supervisor on "Moneyball", recently nominated for an Academy Award for Sound Mixing. His latest project is "Think Like a Man" for director Tim Story, due for release in April.
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New Autodesk Gameware Products Announced at GDC 2012
Autodesk Offers Expanded Mobile Game Development and Artificial Intelligence Solutions; Improves Overall Usability and Performance
Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) has announced new and enhanced game development middleware from its recently launched Autodesk Gameware product line. The company has extended its mobile game development and artificial intelligence offerings, while providing usability and performance enhancements for existing products.
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GDC 2012: Streamlining Game Development With Autodesk Gameware
Autodesk to Unveil New Solutions for AAA, MMO, Mobile and Casual Game Development
At Game Developer's Conference (GDC) 2012, Autodesk, Inc. plans to unveil new versions of its Autodesk Gameware products, including an enhanced solution for mobile game development and an expanded artificial intelligence (AI) toolset.
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Beast Edits and Directs a Six-Week Viral Campaign for Western Union
Beast Edits and Directs a Six-Week Viral Campaign for Western UnionBeast, one of the nation’s top editorial houses and a subsidiary of Deluxe® Entertainment Services Group Inc., has completed directing and editorial work for Western Union, via agency 180 Amsterdam, to promote World of Betters, a six-week viral campaign that asks the question “what would you do with $1,000 to make someone’s day better?” Western Union partnered with global mega stars and music icons such as Alicia Keys, John Legend, K’naan, Sunidhi Chauhan and Pitbull to host live ‘better’ events around the world to spread a little happiness across the world and show how Western Union moves money for better.
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