|Sound and the Films of MPSE Filmmaker Award Honoree Darren Aronofsky|
This month, The Motion Picture Sound Editors honor Darren Aronofsky with their annual Filmmaker Award. The award recognizes the director/writer/producer, whose work includes Noah, Black Swan, The Wrestler, The Fountain, Requiem for a Dream and π, as one of the most accomplished filmmakers of his generation and for his contributions to the industry as a whole. He will be presented with the award at the 62nd MPSE Golden Reel Awards, February 15, 2015 in Los Angeles.
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|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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|Backyard’s Nick Piper Eliminates ‘Wet’ For Rust-Oleum|
Venice, CA/NYC-based Backyard director Nick Piper delivers a visually poetic homage to miraculous moisture resistance in the new :30 “Never Seen This” for Rust-Oleum out of McGarry Bowen, Chicago, IL. The spot features a nearly microscopic look at liquid playfully bouncing and bubbling over super-hydrophobic surfaces.
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|Pixeldust Studios Produces Visually Compelling Animations For PBS NOVA Series "Cracking Your Genetic Code"|
Unique Work Depicts DNA Strands, Chromosomes and Genes
Pixeldust Studios, an Emmy Award-winning digital animation and visual design company with studios in the Metro D.C. area and New York City, has produced eight minutes of original animation sequences which will be featured within a one-hour special episode of the NOVA series, Cracking Your Genetic Code. Set to air on March 28th, this PBS special examines the medical benefits and moral dilemmas posed by new technologies that decipher and analyze an individual’s genetic makeup.
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|uFX delivers over 1,200 VFX shots for "Jackboots On Whitehall"|
When it comes to heroes, size really doesn’t matter...
VFX and DI post boutique uFX today revealed details of its extensive work on the forthcoming 'anim-action' feature "Jackboots On Whitehall". The company was responsible for delivering over 1,200 VFX shots on the film, a satirical alternative history of WW2, played out by 1/6th-scale puppets, as well as the DI grade and multiple deliverables for theatrical release.
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|Wild Plum Director Jan De Bont & Ntropic Create Epic Anti-Terror PSA Campaign|
Wild Plum Director Jan De Bont, Signature Productions and VFX company Ntropic recently completed two powerful PSAs for NoTerror.Info, an organization which campaigns against terrorism in Iraq. Heralding the tagline, "Terrorism Has No Religion," the two spots are a heart-pounding cinematic journey into the heart of terrorist violence.
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|NUKE Gets Fired Up|
The Foundry announces 30% price reduction and full OFX support for NUKE 4.7
Leading visual effects software developer The Foundry is delighted to announce the launch of NUKE 4.7, a significant product release featuring full support for OFX plug-ins, a brand new pricing structure, an upgraded version of the FrameCycler flipbook tool, an improved curve editor and a fast new optical flow node.
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|News:Victory Church Uses Artbeats for "Resonation" Live Music Event Production|
Diverse, High-quality Stock Footage Adds Compelling Backdrop to Stage Design; Saves Team Time and Money
Artbeats, the industry's leading provider of royalty-free stock footage, today announced that its footage was used by Victory Church for Resonation, an annual music project produced for CD and DVD based on a live recording from the church's annual two-night music event.
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