Blackmagic Design : Creative COW News Blackmagic Design News from Creative COW - your resource for news reguarding the topics that are most important for you and your industry. en-us Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:00:00 GMT PHP Script Blackmagic Design Announces Teranex 3.2 Update (Fremont, CA--March 26, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced the immediate availability of Teranex 3.2 Update which provides a major update to Teranex Express by adding full motion standards conversions for a total of 1089 real time SD, HD and Ultra HD format conversions. With this new software u Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:13:02 GMT DaVinci Resolve Used to Grade Terrence Malick's 'Knight of Cups' by Modern VideoFilm (Fremont, California--March 12, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced that DaVinci Resolve was used by Modern VideoFilm colorist Bryan McMahan to grade Director Terrence Malicks new film, Knight of Cups. The film premiered at the 2015 Berlin Film Festival in February and is the fourth collaboratio Thu, 12 Mar 2015 22:34:01 GMT Award-Winning Director Morgan Spurlock and Renowned Entrepreneur Guy Kawasaki to Deliver Keynote Add (BURLINGTON, Massachusetts--March 12, 2015) Avid (NasdaqAVID) today announced exciting developments in its preparation for Avid Connect 2015, the second annual event of the Avid Customer Association, to be held April 10-12, 2015 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas--just prior to the NAB show. Guest keyno Thu, 12 Mar 2015 15:50:09 GMT Facilis TerraBlock Provides Advanced Shared Storage Facilities at Oslo Post Company (Hudson, MA--March 4, 2015) Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage systems and dynamic workflow solutions for the film, broadcast and AV markets, has announced the successful delivery and commissioning of a 48TB TerraBlock 24D shared storage syst Wed, 04 Mar 2015 22:26:01 GMT Promar TV Broadcasts South America’s Largest Baseball League with Blackmagic Design (Fremont, California--March 2, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced that Venezuela based Promar TV is using ATEM 2 ME Production Studio 4K, Universal Videohub and Teranex 2D Processors, as well as a number of other Blackmagic Design products, as the backbone of its new OB truck. Promar TV is usin Mon, 02 Mar 2015 21:37:02 GMT Sky News UK Upgrades Broadcast Infrastructure with ATEM and Smart Videohub (Fremont, California--March 2, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced that Sky News in the UK has implemented Blackmagics ATEM 2 ME Production Studio 4K with an ATEM 2 ME Broadcast Panel and Smart Videohub as part of an overhaul to the news organizations broadcast systems in Studio D. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 21:32:01 GMT Vacheron Constantin Promos Shot with Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera (Fremont, CA--February 26, 2015) The four promos produced for Vacheron Constantin feature special guest interviews and product displays at Watches amp Wonders 2014, the second edition of the Asia Haute Horlogerie Exhibition in Hong Kong. The exhibition provides the latest information on the luxury w Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:44:02 GMT "Gallipoli" Uses Blackmagic URSA and Blackmagic Production Camera 4K (Fremont, California--February 24, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced the new television mini series Gallipoli used Blackmagic URSA EF and Blackmagic Production Camera 4K cameras to capture a variety of scenes and shots throughout the show. This included using the URSA to capture the shows stun Tue, 24 Feb 2015 00:17:01 GMT The ‘Pay’ Forward – CABSAT 2015 Conferences To Boost Regional Media Companies’ Revenue Potential Mega Studios, Brands and Media and Content Houses Include Al Jazeera, the UKs Channel 4, Coca Cola Co., Comedy Central, The Creative Grid, Ericsson Media Room, Fox International, ESPN, Huffington Post, icflix, ITV UK, MBC, MTV, NBA, Netflix, Nickelodeon, OSN, Paramount, Piksel, Rotana, Scribble Live Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:20:02 GMT Visual Effects for 20th Century Fox's "Kingsman: The Secret Service" Composited in Fusion Studio (Fremont, California--February 20, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced that Fusion Studio was used by VFX house Doc amp A Soc to construct some of the most complex visual effects in Matthew Vaughns latest worldwide cinema release Kingsman The Secret Service. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 18:35:01 GMT Feature Film “Inside the Belly of a Dragon” Shot on Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera (Fremont, California--February 18, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced that the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera was used to shoot the feature film Inside the Belly of a Dragon, an official selection of the 2014 Cambodia International Film Festival. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 20:12:01 GMT Blackmagic URSA and Production Camera 4K Used on Opening Title for ‘Doctors 3’ (Fremont, California--February 17, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced that Blackmagic URSA and Blackmagic Production Camera 4K were used to shoot the opening titles of the third season of the popular Japanese drama series on Asahi TV, Doctors 3. Production for the opening titles was done by Tok Tue, 17 Feb 2015 22:07:02 GMT Blackmagic Design announces new Intensity Pro 4K capture card for (Fremont, California--February 16, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced the immediate availability of Intensity Pro 4K, a new super fast PCIe card that allows capture and playback of extremely high quality SD, HD and Ultra HD video on Windows, Mac and Linux PCI Express computers. Mon, 16 Feb 2015 17:38:01 GMT SMPTE Raises More Than $66K in Crowdfunding Campaign in Support (White Plains, New York--February 12, 2015) The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers(R) , the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, has successfully completed a 60-day crowdfunding campaign fo Thu, 12 Feb 2015 21:06:01 GMT Blackmagic Design announces ATEM Switcher Update 6.3 with advanced “Power Macros” (Fremont, California--February 12, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced the immediate availability of ATEM Switcher Update 6.3 which adds new advanced power macros that let customers operate dozens of switcher features instantly and in parallel with a single button press. The new power macros are Thu, 12 Feb 2015 20:34:01 GMT Blackmagic Design announces DaVinci Resolve 11.2 with improved CinemaDNG processing (Fremont, California--February 4, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced the immediate availability of DaVinci Resolve 11.2, which adds improved CinemaDNG RAW image processing with new soft clipping features, improved round trip workflows with Avid Media Composer 8.3, DNxHR support and more. Wed, 04 Feb 2015 22:41:01 GMT Intelligent Creatures Uses Fusion Studio For Visual Effects For “Orphan Black” (Fremont, California--February 3, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced that Toronto based visual effects shop Intelligent Creatures is using Fusion Studio to complete VFX for the hit show Orphan Black. VFX work for the show will now include extensive effects for the new season of the show. Tue, 03 Feb 2015 18:53:01 GMT SynthEyes 1502 3-D Tracker Refreshes for Fusion (Phoenixville, PA--February 3, 2015) Andersson Technologies LLC has announced SynthEyes 1502, the latest version of its 3-D tracking and match-moving application for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. Tue, 03 Feb 2015 18:51:01 GMT Once Upon a Time DP Stephen Jackson Uses Blackmagic Cinema Cameras (Fremont, California--January 29, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced that Stephen Jackson, the director of photography for ABCs Once Upon a Time uses Blackmagic Cinema Camera EF regularly on the show. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:33:01 GMT Congratulations to Sundance Films Completed Using Blackmagic Design Products (Fremont, California--January 27, 2015) Blackmagic Design would like to congratulate the large number of films in the 2015 Sundance Film Festival competition that were shot and finished using Blackmagic Design products. Some of the most anticipated movies at the upcoming festival were shot using Bla Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:50:01 GMT Sundance Film “Being Evel” Completed Using Blackmagic Cameras, Teranex and DaVinci Resolve (Fremont, California--January 23, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced that the film Being Evel was shot using Blackmagic Cinema Cameras, and post production was completed using Teranex 2D Processors and DaVinci Resolve. Co created by Jackass star Johnny Knoxville, along with director, co creator Fri, 23 Jan 2015 19:34:01 GMT Company 3 Uses DaVinci Resolve to Grade Ridley Scott’s 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' (Fremont, California--January 16, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced that DaVinci Resolve was used at Deluxe Creative Services Company 3 by colorist Stephen Nakamura to grade 20th Century Foxs epic adventure Exodus Gods and Kings. Fri, 16 Jan 2015 01:51:44 GMT Blackmagic Production Camera 4K Used to Shoot Pseudo Echo's 'Ultraviolet' Music Video (Fremont, California--January 13, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced that the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K was used to shoot Australian new wave band Pseudo Echos music video for the title track off their new album Ultraviolet. Shot entirely on green screen, Melbourne, Australia based produc Tue, 13 Jan 2015 21:03:01 GMT 4K Studios Uses Blackmagic Design Ultra HD Workflow to Deliver 4K Streaming Media (Fremont, California--January 9, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced that San Francisco based 4K Studios is using a Blackmagic Production Camera 4K, ATEM Production Studio 4K and DaVinci Resolve, as well as a number of additional Blackmagic Design products, to help support its 4K workflow. 4K St Fri, 09 Jan 2015 23:40:01 GMT Muse VFX Installs Fusion 7 Studio in Its Hollywood Pipeline (Fremont, California--January 7, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced that Muse VFX has expanded its Fusion pipeline to include Fusion 7 Studio. Fusion 7 Studio will be used for VFX on all of Muse VFXs projects, including CBSs NCIS and NCIS New Orleans, as well as MTVs Teen Wolf hit television sh Wed, 07 Jan 2015 21:11:01 GMT Cabsat 2015 To Drive Regional Content And Entertainment Industry Growth (Dubai, United Arab Emirates--January 6, 2015) With the Middle East and North Africa media market expected to grow from US16 billion in 2014 to US24 billion in 2019 according to Strategy amp Analysis of CABSAT will examine the global impact of industry-evolving mega trends and highlight how regional Tue, 06 Jan 2015 21:46:02 GMT Blackmagic Design Announces Teranex Update 3.1 (Fremont, California--December 19, 2014) Blackmagic Design today announced a major update for its Teranex 2D, 3D and Express converters. The Teranex 3.1 update adds a new software application that lets customers remotely set up and change settings on their Teranex converters from a central location, Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:11:01 GMT Boris FX to Acquire Imagineer Systems to Form Visual Effects Developer Powerhouse (Boston, Massachusetts--December 17, 2014) Boris FX, the expert in integrated VFX and workflow solutions for video and film, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Imagineer Systems Ltd., the UK-based developer of the exclusive Planar Tracking and masking tools. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:02:01 GMT Thinkbox Software Launches Deadline 7 (Los Angeles, California--December 17, 2014) Thinkbox Software today announced that Deadline 7 is now available across platforms. The latest version of the scalable high-volume compute management solution boasts built-in VMX (Virtual Machine Extension) capabilities, which allow artists, architects a Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:07:01 GMT Blackmagic Production Camera 4K Used to Shoot Hilary Duff’s ‘All About You’ Music Video (Fremont, California--December 11, 2014) Blackmagic Design today announced that the Production Camera 4K and Cinema Camera were used to shoot Hilary Duffs All About You lyric music video. The music video was shot by LA based production company Nightjar, which is helmed by brothers Felix and Julian M Thu, 11 Dec 2014 23:37:54 GMT Damon Gameau’s "That Sugar Film" Shot on Blackmagic Cinema Camera and Production Camera 4K (Fremont, California--December 8, 2014) Blackmagic Design today announced that actor and director Damon Gameaus new documentary That Sugar Film was shot using the Blackmagic Cinema Camera and Production Camera 4K. The documentary was also graded using DaVinci Resolve and premiered in competition at Mon, 08 Dec 2014 21:53:01 GMT 51 Minds Uses Teranex and DaVinci Resolve for CMT’s “Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge” (Fremont, California--November 20, 2014) Blackmagic Design today announced that Los Angeles based production company 51 Minds uses Blackmagic Designs Teranex 2D Processor and DaVinci Resolve on CMTs popular show, Steve Austins Broken Skull Challenge. 51 Minds also uses a host of additional Blackmagi Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:36:01 GMT Blackmagic Design adds 80fps recording to URSA Digital Film Camera (Fremont, California--November 20, 2014) Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic Camera 1.9.9, a major software update with multiple new features for the Blackmagic URSA digital film camera. This new update has been developed in conjunction with the high end cinematographers that are using URSA Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:35:01 GMT The Tiffen Company Releases Major Upgrade to Its Tiffen Dfx Digital Filter Suite (Hauppauge, New York--November 19, 2014) The Tiffen Company, a leading manufacturer of award-winning imaging accessories, has announced the release of the highly-anticipated version 4 of the multiple award-winning Tiffen Dfx digital filter suite. A powerhouse among special effects software, Tiffen D Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:52:01 GMT Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Used to Capture Thirty Seconds to Mars’ Summer Tour (Fremont, California--November 14, 2014) Blackmagic Design today announced that the Pocket Cinema Camera was used to shoot concert, event and behind the scenes footage for the award winning hit band Thirty Seconds to Mars. Videographer and DP for the band, K.C. Lauf, used the Pocket Cinema Camera to Fri, 14 Nov 2014 03:47:45 GMT BBC Hit Daytime Drama Moving On Shot With Blackmagic Production Camera 4K (Fremont, California--November 13, 2014) Blackmagic Design today has announced that the long standing daytime drama Moving On has returned to BBC One for a new series and was filmed entirely on the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K. Thu, 13 Nov 2014 22:44:02 GMT Zak Bagans Produces New Film “Sympathy Said the Shark” Shot On Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Cameras (Fremont, California--November 12, 2014) Blackmagic Design today announced that Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Cameras were used to capture the first person point of view essential to the new suspense thriller film Sympathy Said the Shark, a new film executive produced by Zak Bagans, host and executive pr Wed, 12 Nov 2014 20:04:29 GMT CCW 2014: Broadcast Pix to Launch Trade-In Promotion, Demo Sports Bundle (Billerica, Massachusetts--November 10, 2014) Broadcast Pix will launch its new Cast Out Your Old Switcher trade-in promotion at Content amp Communications World 2014, which runs Nov. 12-13 in New York City (Booth 1258). Mon, 10 Nov 2014 22:00:01 GMT Blackmagic Design Revolutionizes the Visual Effects Industry with Fusion 7 (Fremont, California--November 10, 2014) Blackmagic Design today announced that Fusion 7, the worlds most advanced visual effects and motion graphics software, is now available completely free of charge. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 21:58:02 GMT Band Pro to Honor Director Enzo Castellari at 2014 Open House Event (Burbank, California--November 6, 2014) Band Pro Film amp Digital, Inc. has announced they will honor Italian Director Enzo Castellari at this years One World Open House event on Thursday, December 11th, 2014 at Band Pros Burbank headquarters. Thu, 06 Nov 2014 20:10:01 GMT Vienna ATP Open Produces Big Screen Entertainment With Blackmagic Design (Fremont, California--October 30, 2014) Blackmagic Design today announced that the Erste Bank Open in Vienna, part of the ATP mens tennis tournament, deployed a big screen video production system built featuring the Blackmagic Design ATEM 2 ME Production Studio 4K and Teranex 2D Processor to enhance Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:40:02 GMT China’s Shiyan TV Upgraded with ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K (Fremont, California--October 29, 2014) Blackmagic Design today announced that Shiyan TV, a regional broadcaster in the city of Shiyan, Hubei province, installed the ATEM 2 ME Production Studio 4Ks with ATEM 1 ME Broadcast Panels as the main and backup switchers for its main production studio. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:51:01 GMT O2 Filmes Produces TV Globo’s “Lili, a Ex” with Pocket Cinema Camera and DaVinci Resolve (Fremont, California--October 27, 2014) Blackmagic Design today announced that O2 Filmes is using several Pocket Cinema Cameras as the lead cameras to shoot TV Globos new hit comedy Lili, a Ex. On set ingestion is being done by White Gorilla and all color correction for the show is being completed u Mon, 27 Oct 2014 21:01:01 GMT “Ice Cream Nation” and “Fork U” Start 4K UHD Production (Atlanta, Georgia--October 24, 2014) Award-winning producerdirector Walter Biscardi, Jr. helmed the first week of 4K (UHD) production at Biscardi Creative Media (BCM) for the new Contemporary Living Network (CLN). Shooting with a combination of the Panasonic Lumix GH4 and the Blackmagic Design 4K Pr Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:54:52 GMT O2 Post, Brazil’s Largest Post House, Installs DaVinci Resolve and 80 Seats of Resolve Software (Fremont, California--October 24, 2014) Blackmagic Design today announced that O2 Post is installing 80 DaVinci Resolve licenses and three DaVinci Resolves, forming one of the largest DaVinci Resolve workflows in the world. DaVinci Resolve has become a central part of O2 Posts entire production and Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:29:02 GMT Blackmagic Design Used In Foo Fighters' "Sonic Highways" (Fremont, California--October 22, 2014) Blackmagic Design today announced that several Pocket Cinema Cameras were used to shoot behind the scenes footage and B roll for the Foo Fighters eight part Sonic Highways series for HBO. Blackmagic Designs HyperDeck Studio Pro SSD recorders and Teranex 2D Pro Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:09:01 GMT Encore Ups Thor Roos to VP, Business Strategy for Vancouver Office (Hollywood, California--October 21, 2014) Encore Senior Colorist Thor Roos is now Vice President of Business Strategy for the post production and VFX companys Vancouver office, reporting to Encore Executive Vice President Bill Romeo. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:49:01 GMT Advantage Video Systems to Demo 4Kase, a Portable, On-Set Dailies System, at SMPTE (Burbank, California--October 15, 2014) Advantage Video Systems will showcase 4Kase, its new mobile, post-production and editing system for use on-set at the SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference amp Exhibition, October 20-23, in Hollywood. The lightest, most compact and most comprehensive on-set p Wed, 15 Oct 2014 21:49:02 GMT Mitsubishi Outlander Television Commercial Graded with DaVinci Resolve (Fremont, California--October 14, 2014) Blackmagic Design today announced that the latest television commercial for Mitsubishis hybrid car, the Outlander PHEV, was graded using DaVinci Resolve by Tokyo based production and post production company Helmet Inc., founded by Horibe Toshi. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:32:02 GMT