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Pomfort Releases LiveGrade Pro Version 4
Pomfort Releases LiveGrade Pro Version 4
Version 4 introduces an innovative and automated way of logging and organizing camera metadata. Users can now capture and monitor live camera metadata coming from one or multiple cameras.
Pomfort, a leading provider of professional software solutions for digital media assets and color management in motion picture and broadcast production, today released a major upgrade to its industry leading software LiveGrade Pro. The new version 4 of LiveGrade Pro for the first time makes live camera metadata available directly in the software and gives the production team even greater control over the live image on set.
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Eventide announces availability of Blackhole for Native Instruments NKS®
Eventide announces availability of Blackhole for Native Instruments NKS®
The now-NKS-ready Blackhole is available as an AAX/AU/VST plug-in for Mac OS X 10.7+ and Windows 7+ at a promo price of $69.00 USD until May 31, 2018
Recording technology trailblazer Eventide is proud to announce that its popular Blackhole reverb plug-in is now NKS-ready — reconfigured to support Native Instruments’ Native Kontrol Standard extended plug-in format for use with MASCHINE and KOMPLETE KONTROL keyboards and software.
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HPA Awards Engineering Excellence Call for Entries Opens
HPA Awards Engineering Excellence Call for Entries Opens
Coveted Honor Spotlights Technical and Creative Ingenuity
The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA®) opens its call for entries for the Engineering Excellence Award today, April 17, 2018. Now in its 13th year, the HPA Engineering Excellence Award is considered one of the most important technology honors in the industry, spotlighting companies and individuals who draw upon technical and creative ingenuity to develop breakthrough technologies. Submissions will close on May 25, 2018.
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Chrosziel Lens Test Projector P-TPCXPL for ARRI Signature Prime lenses with LPL mount
Chrosziel Lens Test Projector P-TPCXPL for ARRI Signature Prime lenses with LPL mount
Glass & Filter Inserts, 60mm LED Image Circle, Multiport for Lens Data & Control
The Chrosziel Projector P-TPCXPL with dedicated ARRI™ Plates meets all requirements to professionally check and service lenses such as ARRI Signature Prime lenses with LPL mounts or other mounts like XPL, PL, EF or B4 mounts. The projector was built with highest precision below 5μm plane parallelism between mount and reticle.
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VRLA Announces 2018 Keynotes & Expo Highlights
VRLA Announces 2018 Keynotes & Expo Highlights
The Biggest Immersive Tech Event of the Year Returns May 4-5, Exploring “A New Reality”
Experience next generation immersive technologies and explore “A New Reality” at VRLA, the leading virtual and augmented reality expo, May 4-5 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Industry-leading companies sponsoring this year’s expo include Intel, Dell, Qualcomm, VIVEPORT, Microsoft, Neurogaming and OptiTrack, as well as a full lineup of innovative companies shaping the future of immersive tech. Passes are available now and start at just $30, and for the first time ever attendees can register in VR via the official Payscout VRLA Registration 2018 app.
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Blackmagic Design Announces the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K
Blackmagic Design Announces the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K
Camera features dual native ISO, full 4/3 HDR sensor, 13 stops of dynamic range, and ProRes or RAW recording to internal SD/UHS-II and CFast cards, or even external USB-C drives!
Blackmagic Design today announced the all new Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, a handheld digital film camera with full 4/3 HDR sensor, dual native ISO with up to 25600 ISO for incredible low light performance as well as 13 stops of dynamic range. It also eliminates expensive external recorders, as it features a unique new USB-C Expansion Port, which allows customers to record using the internal SD/UHS-II and CFast recorders or directly to the same external disks they will use for editing and color correction. The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K will be available from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide later this year for only US$1,295.
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Blackmagic Design Announces New Cintel Scanner 2
Blackmagic Design Announces New Cintel Scanner 2
World’s most popular film scanner now with 40Gb/s Thunderbolt 3, HDR and more!
Blackmagic Design today announced Cintel Scanner 2, a new second generation model of its popular real-time film scanner. Cintel Scanner 2 features the incredible speed of Thunderbolt 3 and PCIe host computer connections, as well as a new skid plate for 35 mm HDR film scanning and timecode output. The new Cintel Scanner 2 will be available in June for US$29,995 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide.
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Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 15
Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 15
New upgrade fully integrates visual effects and motion graphics, adds even more audio tools plus hundreds of new features and improvements that editors and colorists have asked for!
Blackmagic Design today announced DaVinci Resolve 15, a massive update that fully integrates visual effects and motion graphics, making it the world’s first solution to combine professional offline and online editing, color correction, audio post production, multi user collaboration and now visual effects together in one software tool. DaVinci Resolve 15 adds an entirely new Fusion page with over 250 tools for compositing, paint, particles, animated titles and more.
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Blackmagic Design Introduces New ATEM 1 M/E
Blackmagic Design Introduces New ATEM 1 M/E
Advanced Panel Newly designed, compact 1 M/E panel features updated layout and the latest advanced broadcast technology for working with all ATEM live production switchers.
Blackmagic Design today announced the all new ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel, a new elegantly designed compact hardware control panel designed to work with all ATEM switchers. The ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel features the latest broadcast technology, smooth professional buttons, knobs, T-Bar fader and joystick, a built in LCD and more. The ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel is available at a new low price at only US$2,995 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide.
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Blackmagic Design Introduces New Blackmagic Camera Fiber Converter and Blackmagic Studio Fiber Converter
Blackmagic Design Introduces New Blackmagic Camera Fiber Converter and Blackmagic Studio Fiber Converter
Now customers can extend and power cameras from up to 2 km away, all over a single SMPTE fiber optic cable.
Blackmagic Design today announced the all new Blackmagic Camera Fiber Converter and Blackmagic Studio Fiber Converter which convert standard television industry connections for video, audio, power, talkback, tally and more into a single SMPTE hybrid electrical and fiber optic cable. This allows cameras to be placed up to 2 km away from a studio or outside broadcast truck using a single cable. The Blackmagic Camera Fiber Converter is available for US$2,995 and the Blackmagic Studio Fiber Converter is available for US$2,995. Both fiber converters are available now from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide.
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AJA Announces HELO v2.1 Firmware at NAB 2018
AJA Announces HELO v2.1 Firmware at NAB 2018
Update adds support for closed captioning and HLS streaming, and new Chinese, Japanese and Korean language web UI options
AJA Video Systems today announced v2.1 firmware for its standalone HELO H.264 streaming, recording and encoding device. The free update enables further customization of live streaming and recording workflows with HELO, and includes new features driven by customer feedback.
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AJA Unveils KUMO 3232-12G and KUMO 1616-12G Routers
AJA Unveils KUMO 3232-12G and KUMO 1616-12G Routers
Flexible, cost-efficient 12G-SDI routing for high resolution, high frame rate and deep color productions
AJA Video Systems today introduced KUMO 3232-12G and KUMO 1616-12G, two new compact 12G-SDI routers. KUMO 3232-12G offers 32x 12G-SDI inputs and 32x 12G-SDI outputs, and the KUMO 1616-12G offers 16x 12G-SDI inputs and 16x 12G-SDI outputs.
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AJA Announces New Solutions Supporting SMPTE ST 2110 at NAB
AJA Announces New Solutions Supporting SMPTE ST 2110 at NAB
IPR-10G-HDMI Converter Bridges IP to HDMI; Desktop Software v14.2 Adds SMPTE ST 2110 Support to KONA IP
AJA Video Systems today revealed the new IPR-10G-HDMI Mini-Converter, which converts SMPTE ST 2110 IP video/audio to HDMI. This new Mini-Converter allows broadcast, production, post and ProAV professionals to output SMPTE ST 2110 video/audio to HDMI monitors. AJA also introduced SMPTE ST 2110 support for its KONA IP via free Desktop Software v14.2.
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Storyblocks Disrupts Stock Media Industry with API Offering 4.4 Million Downloads and Annual Growth of Nearly 700 Percent
Storyblocks Disrupts Stock Media Industry with API Offering 4.4 Million Downloads and Annual Growth of Nearly 700 Percent
Storyblocks also Announces New Corporate Partnerships with NBCUniversal, VOX Media, and Universal Music Group
Storyblocks, the first subscription-based stock media company, continues to disrupt the digital media ecosystem, announcing today that it has achieved over 4.4 million asset downloads through its API offering and surpassed 697 percent growth rate over the last year. As a one-stop-shop for digital storytelling, users accessing content through its API integrations are up 1,486 percent when compared to last year.
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Frame.io Debuts High-Speed File Transfer App
Frame.io Debuts High-Speed File Transfer App
Watch folders for macOS, an entirely new way to move media. Indestructible, accelerated and secure uploading that's up to 5x faster than the competition.
Frame.io, the leading workflow management platform for video, today introduced indestructible uploading with Watch Folders for macOS . This release marks an entirely new way to move media right from your desktop to Frame.io. The new macOS menubar app enables creatives to send raw assets, dailies, and in-progress edits to Frame.io for feedback and approval while preserving folder structure.
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Vocas to Showcase New Multifunction Shoulder Rig and Other Accessories at NAB 2018
Vocas to Showcase New Multifunction Shoulder Rig and Other Accessories at NAB 2018Vocas Systems, European manufacturer of innovative, professional-calibre camera accessories, will introduce a range of new products at NAB 2018, including accessories designed for the Sony Venice, the Panasonic AU-EVA 1 and other new cameras. In addition, the company will showcase a new follow focus, a new matte box support with shoulder pad and a redesign of the popular Vocas director’s cage.
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Vigor Systems and Telestream partner for public television's new file delivery system
Vigor Systems and Telestream partner for public television's new file delivery system
PitchBlue® and Telestream Cloud Workflow solutions symbolize Public Television’s commitment to proven and trusted technology
Vigor Systems, Inc. ®, a leader in TV content distribution and media solutions, and Telestream®, a leading provider of video transcoding and workflow automation solutions, have partnered to deliver a technology solution that will enable the Public Television community to transition file delivery and media processing to the cloud. Ultimately, this will allow the public television system to migrate from satellite file delivery to a next-generation terrestrial broadband-based file delivery platform. This progressive move symbolizes public television’s commitment to grow with the media landscape and to capture all the efficiencies and cost-savings made possible by the latest advances in proven technology.
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Sigma Announces an Exclusive Clamp-On Ring 162mm COR-11 for Its Sought-After Cine 14mm T2 FF
Sigma Announces an Exclusive Clamp-On Ring 162mm COR-11 for Its Sought-After Cine 14mm T2 FFThe Sigma Corporation today announced the newest accessory for its Cine High Speed 14mm T2 FF Prime Lens – the Clamp-On Ring 162mm COR-11, which extends the front diameter of the lens to 162mm. When attached to a wide-angle matte box compatible with 6.6" x 6.6" square type filters such as the ARRI LMB-6 (2-stage), the setup allows cinematographers to film on full-frame cameras without undesired vignetting. The Sigma COR-11 is also compatible with SF Ex-tender SF-E1 (optional) and other third-party accessories. Sigma continues to expand its Cine offering by providing solutions to the increasing demand for cine lenses compatible with digital cinema cameras with large format sensors.
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NAB: Adobe Creative Cloud Brings Major Updates for Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, and More
NAB: Adobe Creative Cloud Brings Major Updates for Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, and More
New Release Accelerates Workflows for Color, Graphics, Animation and Audio with Adobe Sensei
Ahead of the 2018 NAB Show, Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced a major update in Adobe Creative Cloud, giving video professionals new tools to automate and expedite time-consuming production tasks without sacrificing creative control. Available today, the updates include powerful new capabilities for refining color, creating graphics and crafting audio, along with enhanced VR tools, improved collaboration, integration with Adobe Stock and advanced artificial intelligence powered by Adobe Sensei.
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axle ai Hub launches at NAB
axle ai Hub launches at NAB
$3,995 appliance integrates face and object recognition, media management and low-res proxy collaboration.
axle ai, the leader in radically simple video search (NAB booth SL15116), is introducing a compact network appliance, the axle ai Hub, designed to solve the critical problem of finding video content in creative environments. In recent years, storage for video has been booming; current estimates show over 200 Exabytes (millions of Terabytes) sold for this purpose in 2018 alone. Most postproduction teams have tens or hundreds of terabytes of unmanaged storage.
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Panavision’s Millennium DXL2 Camera Makes NAB Debut
Panavision’s Millennium DXL2 Camera Makes NAB Debut
Company’s Technology Leaders to Participate on Conference Panels
Panavision, the motion picture industry’s most respected designer, manufacturer and provider of state-of-the-art cinema lenses, high-precision camera systems and innovative post production technologies, will showcase its Millennium DXL2 8K camera at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, which runs April 7-12 in Las Vegas. Technology leaders from Panavision and its subsidiary Light Iron will also share their vision and expertise during panel discussions throughout the conference.
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Nicki Sun's Productions Shine with TASCAM DR-10L
Nicki Sun's Productions Shine with TASCAM DR-10LHost, videographer, producer, editor, and director Nicki Sun is equally capable behind and in front of the camera. Sun has produced television shows and other content for Myx TV, Verizon, Chef Martin Yan, and Google, as well as Valley Performing Arts Center at California State University, Northridge, where she manages digital and new media. She also produces and hosts Now You Know, an online talk show where she interviews aspiring and inspiring freelance creative artists, musicians, and assorted entertainers and entrepreneurs. On top of all that, Sun acts in TV commercials, hosts events, and has earned a reputation as an emerging leader in new media.
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SMPTE Adds Thomas Bause Mason to Staff as Director of Standards Development
SMPTE Adds Thomas Bause Mason to Staff as Director of Standards DevelopmentSMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, today announced that SMPTE Fellow Thomas Bause Mason will be joining the staff as the Society's new director of standards development. Howard Lukk, who is returning to his career in postproduction, will conclude his tenure as SMPTE director of engineering and standards in May, after assisting Bause Mason in transitioning to his new role.
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NAB 2018: FUJINON 4K HDR Zoom Series Expands with Two New 46x Zooms Featuring Best-in-Class Stabilization and Accuracy
NAB 2018: FUJINON 4K HDR Zoom Series Expands with Two New 46x Zooms Featuring Best-in-Class Stabilization and Accuracy
Smallest and Lightest 4K HDR Lens and New MK Series Accessories Make NAB Debut Alongside New FUJIFILM X-H1 Camera and MKX Cinema Lenses
This year’s NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) convention will see the continued expansion of the FUJINON 4K HDR lens range from the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM. Fujifilm made the Development Announcement on Tuesday, March 27 in Japan of the company’s latest Premier UA Series of UHD 2/3” lenses, the UA46x9.5B and UA46x13.5B. A prototype will be shown at the Fujifilm booth (#C7225). NAB2018 will be held from April 9-12 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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Canon Announces New DIGISUPER Lens and Two New Portable Zoom Lenses
Canon Announces New DIGISUPER Lens and Two New Portable Zoom Lenses
Mid-Range Field Zoom Lens Delivers Excellent Image Quality and Operational Control
Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the launch of the UHD-DIGISUPER 66 (UJ66x9B), a mid-range telephoto zoom lens for 4K UHD broadcast cameras. Providing 4K optical performance for cameras that feature 2/3-inch sensors, the UHD-DIGISUPER 66 features a 66x zoom ratio, making it ideal for sports and live event productions. Leveraging Canon’s Optical Shift Image Stabilizer (Shift-IS), this new lens provides both handling and operational controls similar to existing field zoom lenses for HDTV broadcast cameras, offering stable imaging and comfortable maneuverability during indoor and outdoor sports broadcasting, medium-size broadcasting vans and more.
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RUSHWORKS is Keeping it Super Simple at NAB with Unique, Affordable and Easy-to-Use Solutions
RUSHWORKS is Keeping it Super Simple at NAB with Unique, Affordable and Easy-to-Use Solutions
New A-LIST Streamster allows anyone to create an Internet TV channel, 3n1 provides triple functionality in one PTZ camera, PTOA now featured in camera control solutions
RUSHWORKS, provider of cool technology for production, playback and streaming since 2001, is Keeping It Super Simple (K.I.S.S.) for NAB 2018 attendees to find effective, operator-friendly and cost-efective production, playback and streaming solutions. The line-up of new products in Booth SL11216 includes the introduction of RUSHWORKS’ A-LIST Streamster, an IP only automation system; the 3n1 single fixture, triple function video camera; and the addition of coordinated preset time of arrival (PTOA) for RUSHWORKS camera control solutions.
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Audiomotion and Vicon Help Make the Virtual into Reality for Spielberg's ‘Ready Player One’
Audiomotion and Vicon Help Make the Virtual into Reality for Spielberg's ‘Ready Player One’
Audiomotion in Collaboration with Digital Domain Used Vicon Vantage V16 Cameras and an Early Version of
Shōgun Software; Nearly 60 Percent of the Film Featured Performance Capture
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Machine and Deep Learning, AI and Production/Post Program at NAB Show
Machine and Deep Learning, AI and Production/Post Program at NAB Show
Half-Day Program to Examine the Application of Machine Intelligence in Production and Post, Now and in the Future
NAB Show will present a new half-day program within the Next-Generation Media Technologies Conference titled “Get Ready for Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.” The program, which takes place Tuesday, April 10, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Las Vegas Convention Center, will include six sessions that highlight the various ways machine intelligence is impacting content creation.
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Aaton-Transvideo to Highlight Impressive New Products at NAB Show 2018
Aaton-Transvideo to Highlight Impressive New Products at NAB Show 2018
Aaton-Digital and Transvideo products will be at NAB SHOW 2018 at the Convention Center, Las Vegas, USA, Exhibition April 9-12
During NAB 2018, Aaton-Digital and Transvideowill highlight new products being introduced at the show, that include Transvideo's StarliteHD-e recorder-monitor, displaying its latest focus puller menu connected to an ARRI camera and Cooke smart optics, along with Aaton Digital’s award winning location sound recorders CantarMini and CantarX3 which now include Sennheiser AMBEO® technology as standard.
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Chris Buchanan to Present Keynote at 2018 NAB Show's Future of Cinema Conference
Chris Buchanan to Present Keynote at 2018 NAB Show's Future of Cinema Conference
NAB Show 2018's Future of Cinema Conference Is Produced in Partnership With SMPTE
SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, today announced that Chris Buchanan, director of new business development at Samsung Electronics America, will present the keynote at the 2018 NAB Show's Future of Cinema Conference, produced in partnership with SMPTE. The conference will take place April 7-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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UTÖKA Signs Designer Maxwell France
UTÖKA Signs Designer Maxwell France
The End-to-End Creative Creative Company Expands Its Collective of Collaborative Talent and The Scope of Its Capabilities with Another Addition to Its Staff
UTÖKA CCO, Ed Dye, has announced the addition of designer Max France to the creative company’s roster of artists. France joins the Atlanta-based studio’s growing team of collaborative talent, expanding its capabilities as a one-stop creative house specializing in meeting the needs of today’s brands across multiple platforms.
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New Cinegy Air PRO 12 launches at NAB 2018
New Cinegy Air PRO 12 launches at NAB 2018At NAB 2018, Cinegy will introduce Cinegy Air PRO 12 broadcast automation and real-time, multi-channel video playout software for SD, HD and/or Ultra HD (4K) playout in a single, integrated suite – further fortifying Cinegy’s claim of truly delivering “Software Defined Television”.
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Professional Playout and Capture for Everyone - Cinegy SOLO, DUO and QUAD playout & capture debut at NAB 2018
Professional Playout and Capture for Everyone - Cinegy SOLO, DUO and QUAD playout & capture debut at NAB 2018At NAB 2018, Cinegy’s new, aggressively positioned broadcast playout and capture solutions SOLO, DUO and QUAD will debut. Cinegy SOLO sets the bar with an introductory price of $999 for a complete UHD broadcast playout and automation package that also offers professional UHD recording. Cinegy DUO rings in at $1749, and Cinegy QUAD at $2999. Included in each price is one year of updates.
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Feel the Colors with Beck's Latest Music Video from Director Edgar Wright and The Mill
Feel the Colors with Beck's Latest Music Video from Director Edgar Wright and The Mill
Available exclusively on Apple Music, ‘Colors’ is the title track to Beck’s 13th album. The music video lives up to its namesake thanks to dynamic choreography by Ryan Heffington, complemented by specialized color grading, compositing, and playful animated graphics from The Mill.
“Colors” is the dazzling new video directed by Edgar Wright (Baby Driver, The Cornetto Trilogy, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World), that brings the title track of Beck’s current album to vivid multi-hued life, aided and abetted by kinetic choreography by Ryan Heffington. Beck and Wright’s collaboration on the “Colors” video has resulted in something completely alien yet strangely familiar, as if an extraterrestrial culture had accidentally intercepted a transmission of a Busby Berkeley film—and chosen to create their own sequel.
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DP Adam Swica, CSC creates a neo-noir look for indie feature Birdland with VariCam 35
DP Adam Swica, CSC creates a neo-noir look for indie feature Birdland with VariCam 35
Says Swica: “Everybody was just shocked on what we were capturing. The VariCam slashed our lighting package.”
Birdland, directed and co-written by Peter Lynch, is a Canadian feature that contains some of the most striking images you’ll see in an indie film this year. It tells the story of an ex-cop, Sheila Hood, who hides surveillance cameras in her home to spy on her husband’s affairs – essentially becoming a voyeur of her own life. The film was shot by cinematographer Adam Swica, CSC (The Art of the Steal, The Firm) with a single Panasonic VariCam 35 camera.
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Introducing Canon's first full-frame Cinema Camera, the EOS C700 FF
Introducing Canon's first full-frame Cinema Camera, the EOS C700 FFCanon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is excited to announce the EOS C700 FF, the Company’s first full-frame cinema camera. The beauty and majesty of full-frame digital cinema is now becoming a new creative reality. Since the introduction of the EOS 5D Mark II DSLR camera in 2008, Canon has been a part of the full-frame video movement, and the introduction of the C700 FF has reinforced Canon’s commitment to this market. At the heart of the camera is a novel Canon-developed CMOS image sensor having a total of 5952 (H) x 3140 (V) photosites with a digital cinema 17:9 aspect ratio, which gives it the same image circle size as the full frame EOS 5D camera series. This supports a wide range of shooting options.
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RED Introduces Gemini 5K S35 Sensor
RED Introduces Gemini 5K S35 Sensor
New GEMINI 5K S35 SENSOR from RED DIGITAL CINEMA features dual sensitivity modes For exceptional low-light performance
RED DIGITAL CINEMA® introduced today the new GEMINI™ 5K S35 sensor for its RED EPIC-W® camera. The GEMINI 5K S35 sensor leverages dual sensitivity modes to provide greater flexibility for a variety of shooting environments. Whether creators choose to shoot in standard mode for well-lit conditions or low light mode for darker environments, the RED EPIC-W with GEMINI 5K S35 sensor delivers incredible dynamic range and produces cinematic quality images.
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Interra Systems Becomes Industry's First QC Vendor to Support IAB VAST Protocol
Interra Systems Becomes Industry's First QC Vendor to Support IAB VAST Protocol
Offering Comprehensive Quality Checks for Dynamic Ad Insertion, BATON® Speeds up QC Operations, Improving Video Quality and Monetization
Interra Systems, a leading global provider of solutions to the digital media industry, today announced that its BATON® automated quality control (QC) solution now supports the IAB's Video Ad Serving Template (VAST) protocol, a universal XML specification for serving digital video ads to players. BATON is the industry's first QC solution that provides video service providers with an extensive feature set and support for comprehensive quality checks on VAST-formatted ads, ensuring the success and monetization of ad campaigns.
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Fortium to Showcase Latest Post Production and GDPR Security Solutions at NAB 2018
Fortium to Showcase Latest Post Production and GDPR Security Solutions at NAB 2018
Demonstrations to include new encryption-on-the-fly and smart folder authentication features for video and personal data encryption-at-rest solutions.
Fortium, leading provider of digital content protection solutions for film, television and broadcast, will demonstrate the latest features of its MediaSeal encryption ‘at-rest’ and ‘in-use’ solution at NAB 2018, April 7-12, in Las Vegas. Demonstrations will show how MediaSeal protects sensitive media files from cybercrime and accidental distribution without impacting post-production and localization workflows. New features include Smart Folders, for encryption-on-the-fly, and Smart Card. for advanced authentication. Fortium will also be demonstrating the latest version of Patronus, its DVD Screener anti-rip product.
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Draper Brings Silent Partner™ to DSE 2018
Draper Brings Silent Partner™ to DSE 2018Today’s digital projectors can put out a lot of heat, and cooling fan noise can be a big distraction—especially with shorter throw distances putting the projector closer to the audience. Thanks to Draper’s new Silent Partner™, projector heat and noise are no longer a problem. The Silent Partner™ is a projector enclosure designed to hold projectors from 5,000—15,000 ANSI lumens.
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Sigma’s Distinctive Cinema, VR and Sony E-Mount Lenses Capture NAB 2018
Sigma’s Distinctive Cinema, VR and Sony E-Mount Lenses Capture NAB 2018
The breakthrough, multi award-winning full-frame and S35 Cine lenses return to the NAB show; Brand new Sigma VR and Sony E-Mount lens options shown at booth C10308
Sigma Corporation of America, a leading still photo and cinema lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, will present its lineup of award-winning cinema lenses, alongside the brand new VR-enabled 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art lens and Sony E-mount Art lenses at the NAB 2018 exhibition held in Las Vegas NV, from April 9-12 (booth C10308).
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Imagine Products and StorageDNA Partner to Bring Ease of Access to LTO Tape Files
Imagine Products and StorageDNA Partner to Bring Ease of Access to LTO Tape Files
myLTOdna Interface lets users access files on an LTO tape as they would a hard drive, eliminating seek-and-restore time
Imagine Products, creator of software utilities for backing up, viewing, sharing, transcoding, and archiving video assets, and StorageDNA, a leader in intelligent nearline and archiving workflow solutions for media professionals, today announced a partnership resulting in a groundbreaking new product. Both thought leaders, the two companies have collaborated on an integrated solution that enables random access to files on an LTO tape, essentially turning it into a hard drive with dnaLTFS — an LTFS adaptation that was never available before. The results are time savings and easier access to assets in production and postproduction workflows.
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LYNX Technik Announces New Testor APP for greenMachine®
LYNX Technik Announces New Testor APP for greenMachine®
New Testor APP adds multi-format test signal generator functionality to the growing set of greenMachine APPs. It’s an ideal troubleshooting tool for technicians and engineers working in the field, in-studio applications and for line-up tasks in master control rooms.
LYNX Technik AG®, provider of software-defined modular interfaces for broadcast as well as professional AV and industrial signal processing applications announces its new Testor APP for the greenMachine® platform. LYNX Technik will be at NAB2018 in the IABM member lounge, N110MLR.
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Frame.io to Preview The All New Frame.io at NAB 2018
Frame.io to Preview The All New Frame.io at NAB 2018
One year in the making, the all new Frame.io brings support for images, PDFs and audio, enhanced commenting, improved version control, all new integrations, and over 150 other improvements to its workflow management platform for video teams.
Frame.io, the leading workflow management platform for video teams, will preview the all new Frame.io at NAB 2018, in anticipation of the full release early this summer. The next generation of the company’s media review and collaboration software, the all new Frame.io will be reengineered for speed. Large projects can load up to 100X faster and uploading media now supports Gigabit speeds and beyond. Broader media support, better version control, new commenting tools, and enhanced search top the list of over 150 new features and improvements coming to Frame.io.
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Hawk-Woods Reel Power Battery Approved for On-Board Use with ARRI ALEXA LF
Hawk-Woods Reel Power Battery Approved for On-Board Use with ARRI ALEXA LF
Manios Digital & Film will be demonstrating Hawk-Woods power solutions at NAB 2018.
Hawk-Woods, innovative developer of broadcast power solutions, today announces that its 26v Reel Power lithium-ion battery is the first and only power source approved for on-board use with ARRI’s new Alexa LF large format camera system. The battery is capable of powering Alexa LF even when recording natively in 4K, when power draw is at its peak. Reel Power batteries have been used as an on-board power supply with other large-format cameras, including the ARRI Alexa 65, for years and have proven a reliable solution.
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David Jorba Joins TVU Networks as European Managing Director
David Jorba Joins TVU Networks as European Managing Director
Broadcast Industry Veteran David Jorba Joins TVU Networks as European Managing Director
TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP video solutions, today announces that 20+ year broadcast industry veteran David Jorba has joined the company as Executive Vice President, Managing Director of Europe. In his new role, David will lead TVU’s European operations from its regional base in Barcelona and provide a local presence in all major European markets.
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IHSE to Demonstrate KVM/Avid Pro Tools Integration at Avid Connect 2018
IHSE to Demonstrate KVM/Avid Pro Tools Integration at Avid Connect 2018
Avid Connect Attendees Can Experience the Benefits of IHSE's Default KVM Protocol Integrated Into Pro Tools | S6 Systems
IHSE USA today announced its participation in Avid Connect 2018, a two-and-a-half-day learning and networking event for Avid users at the Wynn Las Vegas hotel, April 6-8. At its kiosk, IHSE will showcase the latest KVM network capabilities integrated into the Avid Pro Tools | S6 audio control surface.
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ENCO Breaks New Ground with NDI Support in Live Captioning Workflows
ENCO Breaks New Ground with NDI Support in Live Captioning Workflows
enCaption4 live automated speech-to-text captioning system joins the growing NDI® video over IP ecosystem
At a time when the broadcast and professional A/V industries are migrating to an IP-based infrastructure, ENCO announces that its award-winning enCaption4 automated captioning solution has joined the global NDI® community to provide turnkey closed or open captions on live video.
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Rising Sun Pictures Partners with University of South Australia to Develop VFX Undergraduate Program
Rising Sun Pictures Partners with University of South Australia to Develop VFX Undergraduate Program
RSP has been providing UniSA-accredited training in visual effects for three years. From 2019 onwards as many as 100 UniSA students, at undergraduate and postgraduate level, will take part in the various VFX offerings at RSP.
Award-winning visual effects studio Rising Sun Pictures is expanding its educational partnership with the University of South Australia (UniSA). Beginning in 2019, RSP will commence delivering the entire third year of UniSA’s new VFX specialisation within the Bachelor of Media Arts degree. Currently enrolled second year students will be able to transition into the new specialisation in 2019. All courses open to third-year students will be delivered at RSP’s production facility in Adelaide and taught by working professionals. The aim is to provide graduates with the skills and experience to move directly into industry jobs.
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Aardman’s Early Man – axisVFX seamlessly blends VFX with stop-motion across 1,350 VFX shots
Aardman’s Early Man – axisVFX seamlessly blends VFX with stop-motion across 1,350 VFX shots
Bristol-based VFX outfit delivers impressive effects on Nick Park’s latest feature.
axisVFX, the visual effects arm of Axis Studios and creator of high-end CG imagery for television and film projects, has delivered 1,350 shots over the course of 13 months on Aardman Animations’ latest stop motion epic Early Man. The work included the film’s dramatic prologue, epic stadium shots, the moody badlands, lava, fire and water FX.
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UK X Factor Arena Tour Powered By Blackmagic Design Live Production Workflow
UK X Factor Arena Tour Powered By Blackmagic Design Live Production WorkflowBlackmagic Design today announced that IMAG projection for the 2018 X Factor live arena tour was produced with a PPU, built around an ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K with ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Panel. Live acquisition was delivered by an HD multicam set up which included the URSA Broadcast.
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Hitachi Kokusai Bridges HDTV and 4K Production with New CU HD1300F-S1 Camera Control Unit
Hitachi Kokusai Bridges HDTV and 4K Production with New CU HD1300F-S1 Camera Control Unit
Company also unveils firmware option for SK-UHD4000 4K camera system to enhance simultaneous HDR and SDR acquisition
Continuing to enable broadcasters and production companies to adopt Ultra HD (UHD) at their own preferred pace, Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) today announced the CU-HD1300F-S1 HDTV camera control unit with 4K, 12G-SDI output. Transforming 1080p to Ultra HD with support for High Dynamic Range (HDR), the new CCU will be showcased alongside other HITACHI unveilings in booth C4309 at the upcoming 2018 NAB Show (April 9-12, Las Vegas).
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mimoLive 4: Multi-Endpoint Streaming, Social Media And More
mimoLive 4: Multi-Endpoint Streaming, Social Media And More
The Multi-In, Multi-Out Live Video Engine for the Mac
Version 4 of the Apple Design Award winning live video production application mimoLive - is now available. The new version improves live video producer’s lives by adding easy multi-endpoint streaming, a process to work with viewer comments on YouTube and Facebook, a multi-view to keep an eye on your video sources and much more. mimoLive 4 will be shown at the NDI® Pavilion (booth SL5516) at NAB in Las Vegas.
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Cinegy Air PRO Bundle races into launch four PBS channels in Tampa
Cinegy Air PRO Bundle races into launch four PBS channels in TampaCinegy today announced that its Cinegy Air PRO bundle was deployed in double-quick time by WEDU-TV, Tampa, Florida, to get four new channels on air.
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Dalet Inks Multi-Million USD, Multi-Year Deal with a Major North American Telecommunications and Media Organization
Dalet Inks Multi-Million USD, Multi-Year Deal with a Major North American Telecommunications and Media Organization
Connected, multi-site strategy delivers significant operational efficiencies; the agile Dalet platform enables business innovation in an ever-changing media landscape
Dalet, a leading provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, announced today that the media division of one of North America’s largest telecommunications providers has selected Dalet for its transition to a distributed media production strategy across the enterprise. The move will transform the media company’s multiple, disparate workflows, uniting production and media assets under the powerful Dalet Galaxy Media Asset Management (MAM) and Workflow Orchestration platform, and provide a flexible and agile framework to adjust workflows and operations as business demands evolve.
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ADG Film Society Announces 2018 Screening Series Presented with the American Cinematheque
ADG Film Society Announces 2018 Screening Series Presented with the American Cinematheque
Award-Winning Production Designers Are Focus of Film Series at the Egyptian and Aero Theatres
The Art Directors Guild (ADG) Film Society and the American Cinematheque are co-hosting the annual 2018 Screening Series “Production Design: Designers On Design” highlighting the work of renowned Production Designers and their creative collaborations. The monthly series will run from April through August, and the screenings will alternate between the American Cinematheque’s Lloyd E. Rigler Theatre at the Egyptian (6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood) and the Max Palevsky Theatre at the Aero (1328 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica) with all screenings starting at 5:30 pm.
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Bleacher Report Uses axle ai and Amazon Web Services to Prepare, Manage and Deliver Media Assets
Bleacher Report Uses axle ai and Amazon Web Services to Prepare, Manage and Deliver Media Assets
Bleacher Report engages audiences with breaking news and multimedia content across several online and social media platforms.
axle ai has announced that Bleacher Report has standardized on axle ai media management solutions and Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elemental video processing solutions to prepare, manage, and deliver media assets across its online and social media properties.
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Camera Corps to Demonstrate New DMR (Digital Mini Remote) Head at NAB
Camera Corps to Demonstrate New DMR (Digital Mini Remote) Head at NAB
See Camera Corps on the Vitec Group exhibit at NAB 2018, Las Vegas Convention Center, April 9-12.
Camera Corps announces a highly innovative addition to its range of broadcast-quality video production equipment. Available for rental, the new DMR (Dual Mini Remote) Head is a fully remote controlled camera mount with a wide range of applications. Primarily devised to carry a high motion camera for behind-the-goal football replays, the DMR is equally suitable across other genres such entertainment, corporate or religious broadcast programming where more than one movement and flowing live camera shots might be required.
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FOR-A Named Exclusive Distributor of Variant Systems Group Envivo Replay in the Americas
FOR-A Named Exclusive Distributor of Variant Systems Group Envivo Replay in the Americas
Partnership will capitalize on product synergies in live production workflow solutions
FOR-A Corporation of America and Variant Systems Group announce today an exclusive sales and service agreement between the two companies. FOR-A America will now offer, on an exclusive basis in the U.S. and Canada as well as Central and South America, Variant Systems Group’s Envivo Replay sports and live event replay solution. The distribution agreement enables live event producers and broadcasters with the ability to use Envivo Replay as part of a complete live event workflow with FOR-A’s HANABI series of video switchers, ClassX 3D graphics, and video writer telestrators.
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HBO Chooses Wazee Digital for Archiving Endangered Formats
HBO Chooses Wazee Digital for Archiving Endangered Formats
Wazee Digital Core Preserves HBO's Legacy Sports Content Using AS-02 While Providing an Easy Way to Search and Download the Assets
Wazee Digital, a leading provider of cloud-native video management and licensing services, today announced that HBO® has begun using Wazee Digital Core to digitize and archive sports content currently stored in endangered videotape formats. In doing so, HBO can preserve its deteriorating content while providing access to the archive for stakeholders that need that content.
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Ventuz Technology to Showcase Ventuz X at NAB 2018
Ventuz Technology to Showcase Ventuz X at NAB 2018At the center of Ventuz X lies a new motion graphics and data presentation toolkit specifically designed for the graphical display of mass data. With Ventuz X, the real-time graphics software developer Ventuz Technology shows their most comprehensive approach to the presentation of data-driven graphics in broadcast and live events yet. This and the many other new features will be the main focus of the company’s booth at NAB 2018 in Las Vegas.
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Yospace to showcase the world’s most advanced server-side ad insertion technology at NAB Show 
Yospace to showcase the world’s most advanced server-side ad insertion technology at NAB Show 
Advanced dynamic ad insertion technology setting the standard for OTT monetization, combining quality of linear with intelligence of digital.
Yospace will be demonstrating the capabilities of its server-side ad insertion platform at NAB 2018, a multi-award-winning solution that is widely regarded as the most advanced in the world. Yospace’s platform, which is fast becoming the de facto standard server-side monetization solution for OTT streaming, opens up advertising inventory, with one-to-one addressability, against the biggest and most challenging sporting events on the planet.
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Matrox at NAB 2018 — Product Preview
Matrox at NAB 2018 — Product PreviewAt NAB 2018, Matrox® (booth SL4524) will present a comprehensive range of products designed to impact today’s—and tomorrow’s—broadcast and enterprise workflows. Being unveiled for the first time in North America is the Monarch LCS Radar application for simple, centralized monitoring of multiple Monarch LCS units. The Monarch LCS and Monarch LCS Radar combination will be featured alongside the complete portfolio of Monarch streaming and recording appliances.
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Aerial Cinematography Firm Takes to the Skies with FUJINON Cabrio Zoom
Aerial Cinematography Firm Takes to the Skies with FUJINON Cabrio Zoom
Rugged Design of FUJINON 25-300mm Cabrio Zoom Makes for Perfect Pairing with RED Helium 8K Camera
Shooting car chases, rocket tests, and flying action hero scenes from thousands of feet in the air requires a camera/lens combination that’s sturdy, flexible and sharp. For one of the world’s top aerial cinematography companies, Hawthorne, CA-based Gyron Systems International, a division of Wolfe Air Aviation, Ltd., those requirements led them to pair the 25-300mm Cabrio zoom from FUJIFILM/FUJINON with the RED Helium 8K camera.
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DigitalGlue Execs/Sales Teams Head to NAB In Support of Partners and Customers
DigitalGlue Execs/Sales Teams Head to NAB In Support of Partners and Customers
Company to Focus on Services and Solutions For Broadcast, Production and Post Markets
DigitalGlue, a leading equipment, integration, and software development provider for the production and distribution of digital video, will be heading to this year’s 2018 NAB Show in Las Vegas to support both its customers and partners, at the TAG Video Systems (booth SU 9510) and Harmonic (booth SU810) exhibits.
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Densitron Launches First Results of Major Broadcast Investment
Densitron Launches First Results of Major Broadcast Investment
New 1U and 2U TFT Rackmount Displays with Outstanding Resolution for Size
Densitron (stand C9032), a creator of display technology and a global leader in monitor and embedded computing solutions, has unveiled details of its new UReady™ TFT Rackmount Display range for easy, seamless integration into 1U and 2U rackmount systems. These displays, shown for the first time at NAB, deliver around twice the resolution of those of similar size currently, underpinning Densitron’s recent major investment in developing unparalleled products specifically for the broadcast sector.
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SSL Global Premiere for 32-Fader Version Of S300 Compact Audio Console At NAB 2018
SSL Global Premiere for 32-Fader Version Of S300 Compact Audio Console At NAB 2018
The S300 is the most powerful, versatile and user-friendly audio console in its class. It offers a compelling combination of extremely powerful features, hugely versatile installation options, and a very attractive price, which make it ideal for mid-scale broadcast and OB applications.
NAB, Central Hall, Booth C3026. Solid State Logicis extremely pleased to announce the global premiere of the 32-fader version of the System T - S300, compact broadcast console. S300 offers an outstanding combination of performance and value for a wide range of broadcast installations and OB vehicles.
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Wazee Digital Announces E-Commerce Capabilities for Digital Media Hub
Wazee Digital Announces E-Commerce Capabilities for Digital Media Hub
Permission-Based Shopping Cart Lets Rights Holders Monetize Content Through Digital Media Hub
Wazee Digital, a leading provider of cloud-native video management and licensing services, today announced it has incorporated new e-commerce capabilities into its Digital Media Hub digital asset portal. The new capabilities allow Digital Media Hub customers — mainly, content rights holders and/or content creators — to monetize their content through a shopping cart that enables self-serve checkout or guided, quote-based check out.
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Chaos Group Lines Up Star Trek, Games and Animated TV for FMX 2018
Chaos Group Lines Up Star Trek, Games and Animated TV for FMX 2018
Pixomondo, Cube Creative and RealtimeUK Among V-Ray Day Speakers; New Mars Design Contest with HP
Today, Chaos Group announced its V-Ray Day line-up for FMX 2018, its annual presentation series that brings exclusive production talks to show attendees. This year, the talented artists at Pixomondo, Cube Creative and RealtimeUK will be delivering breakdowns of everything from Star Trek to game trailers, before Chaos Group announces a new partnership with HP that is set to award big prizes for designing a habitable future on Mars.
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Show Me The Money: Westdoc Online to Cover Grants and Funding in Next Episode
Show Me The Money: Westdoc Online to Cover Grants and Funding in Next EpisodeWestdoc Online, an internet broadcast series dedicated to documentary and nonfiction filmmaking, announced today it will cover valuable information on securing grants and other forms of funding for documentary and nonfiction projects in its next episode livestreaming Wednesday, March 21 at 9:30am Pacific time on www.westdoconline.com.
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FireFly Cinema Unveils FireVision, a New Cloud-based Collaborative Workflow Solution for Film Production Teams
FireFly Cinema Unveils FireVision, a New Cloud-based Collaborative Workflow Solution for Film Production Teams
Company also unveils new version of its digital color management suite of solutions
At NAB 2018, on booth C11125 (Flanders Scientific) FireFly Cinema, a developer of affordable software for digital workflow from film set dailies processing to postproduction color grading and finish, will unveil FireVision, a new cloud-based application designed to help production teams easily share comments, tag videos, color data, and resolve issues from any location. The company will also release version 7 of its digital color management software suite. Used on hundreds of feature films (LA LA Land, Planetarium, The History of Love, Belle and Sebastien), FireFly Cinema solutions provide an integrated and production-wide approach to managing color workflows on-set, through dailies and postproduction.
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Gravity Media Group continues its global growth with acquisition of Germany’s Genesis Broadcast Services
Gravity Media Group continues its global growth with acquisition of Germany’s Genesis Broadcast Services
Rental house will become Gearhouse Broadcast Germany and provide complete range of production capabilities to Northern Europe
Gravity Media Group (GMG), the global provider of complex live broadcast facilities and production services, has acquired German broadcast equipment rental house, Genesis Broadcast Services. This acquisition is the latest in a series of strategic moves by GMG, the owner of Gearhouse Broadcast. It follows the acquisitions of Hyperactive Broadcast and Input Media, and significant investment into its own existing American operation. As part of the deal, Genesis Broadcast Services will be rebranded as Gearhouse Broadcast Germany, supplementing existing Gearhouse offices in the UK, Australia, USA, France and Qatar.
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Finish Post Utilizes DaVinci Resolve Studio In National Television Commercial for Progressive
Finish Post Utilizes DaVinci Resolve Studio In National Television Commercial for Progressive
Boston’s Finish Post used DaVinci Resolve Studio and a DaVinci Resolve Advanced Panel to grade Progressive's latest commercial titled, "My Year of Me."
Blackmagic Design today announced that Colorist Rob Bessette from Boston-based Finish Post used DaVinci Resolve Studio and a DaVinci Resolve Advanced Panel to grade Progressive's latest commercial titled, "My Year of Me." The spot follows the Progressive Box as he recounts his recent travels around the globe.
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Kinotehnik to Launch Practilite 802 at NAB 2018
Kinotehnik to Launch Practilite 802 at NAB 2018
Powerful, portable LED light panel runs silent and is dust and waterproof.
At NAB 2018, Kinotehnik, Northern European manufacturer of innovative cinematography and lighting accessories, will introduce Practilite 802, its first bi-color, power-panel LED lighting instrument. Ideal for ENG, documentaries, reality TV production and event videography, Practilite 802 employs advanced secondary optics to achieve unprecedented light output and power efficiency in a portable unit. It also features a silent cooling system and an IP54 rating for dust and waterproofing, allowing for its use in virtually any production situation.
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Telestream Introduces New Avid Interop Features in Vantage and Lightspeed Live Capture
Telestream Introduces New Avid Interop Features in Vantage and Lightspeed Live Capture
Featuring streamlined export of finished Avid sequences directly from the Interplay or MediaCentral directory
Telestream®, a leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, today announced significant enhancements to its Avid integration in the latest version of Vantage. The new Avid Production Asset Monitor in Vantage supports MediaCentral directory monitoring allowing Vantage to trigger jobs from MediaCentral ‘virtual directories’. Also announced is the latest version of Lightspeed Live Capture which streamlines ingest for Avid workflows by creating Avid OPAtom MXF media with associated AAF files and automatically checking assets into Interplay or MediaCentral. The new solution will be showcased at NAB 2018, booth SL331.
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Ikegami Announces New HDK-99 3G-Capable Full Digital 3-CMOS HDTV Portable Camera At 2018 NAB Show
Ikegami Announces New HDK-99 3G-Capable Full Digital 3-CMOS HDTV Portable Camera At 2018 NAB Show
Featuring HDR and 4K for Current and Future Production Needs
Ikegami (www.ikegami.com), a leader in HD and UHD cameras and production equipment for TV broadcasters, networks, and other HD content creators, has announced the debut of the new Ikegami HDK-99 3G-Capable Full Digital 3-CMOS HDTV Portable Camera at 2018 NAB Show. This year’s NAB exhibition halls will be open April 9-12 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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Rotolight Neo 2 Wins Coveted Innovation Award
Rotolight Neo 2 Wins Coveted Innovation AwardRotolight, the award-winning British LED lighting manufacturer, has been awarded the Photography News Innovation Award 2018 for its pioneering on-camera LED, the NEO 2. This is the latest in a string of wins for the light, including three Digital Camera World Awards, as well as Editors’ Choice awards from Amateur Photographer and Pro Moviemaker.
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Wazee Digital Hosts Q&A with Viacom at 2018 NAB Show
Wazee Digital Hosts Q&A with Viacom at 2018 NAB Show
Wazee Digital CEO Harris Morris to Host Q&A With Viacom SVP Phil Lalonde at 2018 NAB Show
In recognition of one of its newest partnerships, Wazee Digital will host Phil Lalonde of Viacom Media Networks for a private, casual Q&A session and cocktail reception with Harris Morris, Wazee Digital Chairman, and CEO Phil Lalonde, Senior Vice President of Ad Sales Operations at Viacom Media Networks Viacom Media Networks is the largest portfolio of ad-supported cable networks in the United States, in terms of audience share. It is also among the most vibrant, diverse, and culturally relevant collections of brands in media and entertainment.
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SSL System T Brings the Future to Videotime
SSL System T Brings the Future to Videotime
"We've removed almost all patchbays and we no longer need the audio side of our studio's AV matrix. All audio routing is done by System T, via Dante."
Videotime SpA, the production company responsible for many of Italy's leading commercial TV programming, and a subsidiary of Mediaset SpA - the second largest private television group in Europe, has refurbished Studio 10 at its Milan HQ. The broadcaster has moved to a Dante Audio-over-IP infrastructure, with SSL's System T broadcast audio production environment at its heart. The system was supplied by Italian SSL distributor and systems integrator CaBlaTeam Srl.
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Telestream Introduces World’s First Integrated Closed Caption Inserter & Multiscreen Live Streaming Solution
Telestream Introduces World’s First Integrated Closed Caption Inserter & Multiscreen Live Streaming Solution
Telestream responds to user calls for broadcast enterprise scalable and social media-compatible caption insertion on multiple live streams with zero re-encoding and re-streaming.
At NAB 2018, booth SL3316, Telestream®, a global leader in file-based media workflow orchestration, media streaming and delivery technologies will introduce a unique ‘one-box-solution’ for closed caption encoding to multiple live streams. Sophisticated 608/708 caption insertion capability is part of the latest version of Lightspeed Live Stream, Telestream’s multiscreen live encoding and packaging at scale solution for broadcasters, content aggregators and live event production companies.
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NAB 2018: Broadcast Pix Introduces ioGates Desktop App to Simplify Large Content Distribution
NAB 2018: Broadcast Pix Introduces ioGates Desktop App to Simplify Large Content Distribution
All Broadcast Pix switchers now include an ioGates account that can use the new ioGates Desktop App.
ioGates, a Broadcast Pix™ company, today announced the new ioGates Desktop App, a free option that makes it easy for clients across the globe to view and distribute large content files through its secure cloud-based video management service. With the new app, users can simplify and customize content delivery to specific devices to accommodate various workflows and format requirements. Broadcast Pix (Booth SL8320) will demonstrate the ioGates Desktop App at the 2018 NAB Show, which runs April 9-12 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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ENCO and Broadcast Pix Empower TV Newsroom and Visual Radio Workflows for All Budgets at 2018 NAB Show
ENCO and Broadcast Pix Empower TV Newsroom and Visual Radio Workflows for All Budgets at 2018 NAB Show
Automation and integrated production innovators join forces to create the industry’s first MOS-based production and playout system ideal for small to mid-sized TV newsrooms.
Two of the industry’s most creative innovators have formed a fully integrated yet affordable TV newsroom workflow that for the first time brings all the functionality higher-end stations require to broadcasters of any scale. ENCO, a leader in automated broadcast and production workflows, and Broadcast Pix, the pioneer of integrated production and control systems, have come together to deliver a flexible, cost-effective newsroom production and playout solution that supports the MOS (Media Object Server) protocol, and interfaces with Newsroom Computer Systems (NRCS).
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Light Iron Expands to Atlanta
Light Iron Expands to Atlanta
Fourth facility added since Panavision acquisition three years ago.
Light Iron – a leading post production creative services provider and member of the Panavision family of companies – has opened a new facility in Atlanta to locally support the robust Georgia production community. The expansion is the fourth since Panavision acquired Light Iron in 2015, bringing Light Iron’s U.S. locations to six total, including Los Angeles, New York, New Orleans, Albuquerque and Chicago.
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Hulu VR Series A Curious Mind with Dominic Monaghan Shot with Micro Studio Camera 4K
Hulu VR Series A Curious Mind with Dominic Monaghan Shot with Micro Studio Camera 4KBlackmagic Design today announced that Toronto-based production house CreamVR used four Micro Studio Camera 4Ks to shoot the virtual reality (VR) series “A Curious Mind with Dominic Monaghan,” now available on Hulu VR. Co-produced with Hulu and Microsoft, “A Curious Mind with Dominic Monaghan” takes viewers along on an immersive scientific exploration of our universe with the host. Viewers join Monaghan as he travels into outer space and other unreachable places to deconstruct mind-bending scientific and philosophical questions, such as the concept of the Earth as one living superorganism.
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SMPTE 2018 NAB Show Preview
SMPTE 2018 NAB Show Preview
2018 NAB Show's Future of Cinema Conference Produced in Partnership With SMPTE
The internet is evolving at an ever-increasing rate, providing consumers with numerous new opportunities to acquire and consume media content. The media and entertainment industry is continually exploring new ways to compete and adapt with the evolving landscape. The 2018 NAB Show's Future of Cinema Conference, produced in partnership with SMPTE®, will examine the future of movie-making. The conference will also dive deep into shifting models and opportunities for monetization, featuring hot topics such as next-gen cinema, high-dynamic-range (HDR), and immersive media (AR/VR/MR). SMPTE President Matthew Goldman, who is senior vice president of technology, TV and media at Ericsson, will join SMPTE Executive Vice President Pat Griffis, vice president of technology in the office of the CTO at Dolby Laboratories, and Chris Witham, director of digital cinema technology at The Walt Disney Studios, to open the event. SMPTE Executive Director Barbara Lange will join Griffis and Witham in opening the conference's second and final day.
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MultiDyne Unleashes Versatile New BullDog II Field Fiber System for 2018 NAB Show
Highly configurable, modular and adaptable platform offers a common solution for MultiDyne’s family of Field Fiber products
MultiDyne Fiber Optic Solutions has developed a common fiber-optic platform for three key product lines, empowering customers with a versatile and modular solution to support virtually any field-based transport need. At the 2018 NAB Show, taking place April 9-12 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, MultiDyne (Booth C6818) will unveil its second-generation BullDog II platform, giving customers the industry’s most scalable platform to support any number of signals in one box.
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Sonnet Expands Distribution Resources in France
Sonnet Expands Distribution Resources in France
New Com Line Partnership Builds on Sonnet's Current Relationship With Platinum to Keep Pace With Burgeoning French Market
In support of expanding business opportunities in France, Sonnet Technologies has forged a new partnership with ComLine to distribute the company's full line of products in the country. The new ComLine agreement joins Sonnet's highly successful partnership with Platinum, which has represented Sonnet in France since 2005.
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AIM ’18 Celebrates Peekskill, New York as ‘Mediapolis’ in the Making
AIM ’18 Celebrates Peekskill, New York as ‘Mediapolis’ in the Making
Event-filled Weekend, March 24-25, to Showcase the City’s Affinity for Synergizing Art, Industry & Media
AIM ’18 is a weekend-long series of activities March 24-25 created to celebrate the lower Hudson Valley’s emergence as a “mediapolis” – a thriving hub of multimedia creativity and commerce. The first-time event is centered in the resurgent riverfront city of Peekskill. AIM ‘18 is being coordinated under the auspices of the Hudson Valley Gateway Chamber of Commerce, which has formed a new committee, branded AIM – symbolizing Peekskill’s affinity for synergizing Art, Industry and Media.
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Tedial Tackles Editing of IMF Packages with Introduction of New Cost-Effective IMF Markup Tool
Tedial Tackles Editing of IMF Packages with Introduction of New Cost-Effective IMF Markup Tool
First demos to be held at NAB 2018 in Booth N1420
Tedial, the leading independent MAM technology solutions specialist, continues its IMF MAM leadership by expanding its HYPER IMF end-to-end MAM platform to include the new IMF Markup Tool, a simple-to-use editor that addresses the versioning requirements typically needed for distribution. Designed for fast validation and repair of IMF packages, this intuitive tool functions independently of expensive third-party systems, making it an extremely cost-effective solution and easy-to operate for users.
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City of Carmel-by-the-Sea Selects Matrox Monarch HDX to Webcast Council Meetings
City of Carmel-by-the-Sea Selects Matrox Monarch HDX to Webcast Council Meetings
Seaside city uses Monarch HDX H.264 encoder to deliver great-quality live webcasts to its highly engaged, involved citizens
Inhabited by many celebrities, including actor Clint Eastwood who served as the mayor of this quaint and charming seaside community in California, the city of Carmel-by-the-Sea with just 4,500 residents, and one square mile of land, is a well-kept secret. Wanting to maintain the old-world charm, and against any kind of radical development, the city, at times, had strange policies—no street signs, minimal night-time lighting, no high-heels on the beach regulation, pro-nature guidelines, and even had ice cream cones banned for a while. Paradoxically, when it came to dissemination of information from the city, the residents wanted only the latest and the best technology used. Many engaged residents attend the city council meetings regularly to ensure they continue to have an impact on the outcome. For the last seven years, council meetings have also been live streamed for residents’ convenience.
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Wazee Digital’s Cloud Asset Management Business Trusts Telestream Cloud
Wazee Digital’s Cloud Asset Management Business Trusts Telestream Cloud
Cloud-native solution enables media rights holders to enrich, monetize, and deliver their high-value content to distribution partners and viewers worldwide
With its cloud asset management service, Denver-based Wazee Digital gives content creators and rights holders a way to enrich, monetize, and share their high-value, branded media with the right people, at the right time, anywhere in the world. The company recently migrated its business operations to a cloud-native transcoding and media processing workflow with Telestream Cloud running on Amazon Web Services (AWS).
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Laird 12G-SDI Single Link BNC Cables Now Available on Reels
Laird 12G-SDI Single Link BNC Cables Now Available on ReelsLaird Digital Cinema, a leader in the design and manufacture of advanced digital video products, is now shipping their popular 12G-SDI Single Link BNC Camera Cables pre-loaded on reels, available in 6 models and a variety of lengths.
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Substance Designer Adds UDIM Support for Feature Film Artists
Substance Designer Adds UDIM Support for Feature Film Artists
3D Material Authoring Tool Begins 2018 with Nine New Nodes and a Big Graph Speed Boost
Allegorithmic has released a new update to Substance Designer engineered to take on the high-res workflows of professional VFX artists. With the introduction of UDIM support, the process of texturing large meshes will now be faster and easier than ever, bringing Substance Designer’s node-based, material authoring capabilities to an even wider audience.
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Hitachi Kokusai to Demonstrate SMPTE ST 2110 Support Across Broadcast Camera Line at 2018 NAB Show
Hitachi Kokusai to Demonstrate SMPTE ST 2110 Support Across Broadcast Camera Line at 2018 NAB Show
Standards-based IP video transport slated for all current HITACHI digital triax and hybrid fiber HDTV cameras through upcoming new CCUs
Helping broadcasters and content producers navigate the industry’s disruptive transition from baseband video infrastructures to IP-based workflows, Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) will showcase its implementation of the SMPTE ST 2110 suite of standards across its extensive range of broadcast camera systems at the 2018 NAB Show. The company will exhibit in booth C4309 at the event, which will take place April 9-12 in Las Vegas.
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Vinten Introduces External Lens Drive for Vantage Robotic Camera Head
New Device Delivers Full Servo Functionality to Any Manual Camera Lens
Vinten®, a Vitec Group brand and a world leader in manual and robotic camera support systems, today introduced the Vantage external lens drive, a new option for the company's award-winning Vantage robotic camera head. Vinten's newest device significantly increases the number of lenses that can be used on Vinten Vantage-mounted cameras, and delivers full servo functionality, including virtual reality (VR) tracking, to manual lenses.
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Boris FX Adds Alan Lorence, Brings Back Famed Particle Illusion System
Boris FX Adds Alan Lorence, Brings Back Famed Particle Illusion System
Particle Illusion Founder and Engineer Set to Helm a Newly Redesigned, GPU-Accelerated Update for Fast VFX and Motion Graphics Generation
After taking a two year hiatus from the visual effects plug-in industry, Alan Lorence, former wondertouch founder and GenArts product manager, joins the Boris FX™ team as Product Manager. The addition of Lorence brings his career full circle as he is set to relaunch Particle Illusion, his first major contribution to the visual effects industry. The renowned sprite-based particle generator for creating motion graphics elements like smoke, fireworks, and sparkles was acquired by Boris FX from GenArts in 2016.
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ADG Announces Sci-Fi Eagle-Con Schedule at Cal State LA, March 8-10
ADG Announces Sci-Fi Eagle-Con Schedule at Cal State LA, March 8-10
Spotlighting Aliens, Monsters and Others. Nelson Coates, ADG Pres, and Chuck Parker, ADG Ex. Dir, Join Speakers, Including a “Guardian of the Galaxy” Super Panel, Production Designers, Illustrators and Set Designers Among Others
The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800), Founding Sponsor of Eagle-Con, has announced their event during the three-day Sci-Fi convention at Cal State LA from March 8-10. ADG panels feature Nelson Coates and ADG President; Chuck Parker, ADG Executive Director, for discussions on the Labor movement, entertainment, art, sci-fi, fantasy, race, gender identity and sexuality. Eagle-Con brings together a diverse range of students and the professionals behind science fiction TV-shows, fantasy novels, comic book movies and superheroes comics, while discussing topics such as ableism and ethnicity. Additionally, the ADG will host an exhibit with over 300 pieces of production art that reflect the theme of this years’ convention: Aliens, Monsters and Others.
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Technicolor PostWorks Helps Send 10 Films to SXSW
Technicolor PostWorks Helps Send 10 Films to SXSWContinuing its support for innovative and emerging filmmakers, Technicolor PostWorks New York provided post-production services for 10 films screening at this month’s SXSW Film Festival in Austin, Texas. The films span narrative, documentary and animation categories and include five world premieres. The 10 Technicolor PostWorks projects include a wide range of projects in various genres.
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NAB Show Introduces New Podcasting Conference and Exhibit Area
NAB Show Introduces New Podcasting Conference and Exhibit Area
Sessions, exhibits and podcast studio feature leading podcasters and highlight the medium’s growth and opportunities
The burgeoning podcast medium will be the focus of a new conference program, show floor pavilion and recording studio at the 2018 NAB Show, April 7-12 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The annual convention is the world’s largest event encompassing the convergence of media, entertainment and technology.
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NEWS - Christie is Official Laser Projection Sponsor of 2015 HPA Retreat
NEWS - Christie is Official Laser Projection Sponsor of 2015 HPA RetreatChristie®, the industry’s preferred brand in the digital cinema projection market, has been named the laser projection sponsor of the 2015 HPA Tech Retreat®, February 9 to 13 in Indian Wells, Calif., with Da-Lite providing the screen. Tech Retreat attendees will see for the first-time ever at this bellwether event an industry-leading laser projection solution; one that delivers incredible brightness, wider color gamut and astounding contrast.
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Mercedes-Benz and Friends Make 360-Degree Stadium Halo BoardMercedes-Benz and Friends Make 360-Degree Stadium Halo Board
A visit to the Atlanta Falcon games at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium this past football season provided an unexpected treat: the world’s largest 360-degree cylindrical LED video screen at a sports venue. At 58-feet tall, the screen, dubbed the “Halo Board” because it surrounds the inner stadium, can display 20K resolution and gives a new meaning to the term “immersive video.” The campaign was made possible through a partnership between creative companies The-Artery, The Astronauts Guild, and VR Playhouse, along with the latest technologies from RED Digital Cinema and Radiant Images.
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TV Workflow Supervisor Kylee Peña: The Benefits of PressureTV Workflow Supervisor Kylee Peña: The Benefits of Pressure
TV workflow supervisor Kylee Peña (Jane the Virgin, Colony) visits Adobe's "Make It" talk show to chat with host Jason Levine about the evolution of motion picture workflows, from the days of film and tape to our modern digital world of crazy-high shooting ratios and constantly evolving technology. She also expounds on the upside to creative constraints and tight deadlines. And don’t miss the lightning round!!!
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Motion Graphics Templates in Adobe Stock! Everybody Sing!Motion Graphics Templates in Adobe Stock! Everybody Sing!
The recent addition of Motion Graphics templates to Adobe Stock in the Creative Cloud offers immediate access to over 1000 templates for title screens, lower thirds, and transitions, with more to follow, created by some of the world’s leading motion graphics artists and mograph pioneers Digital Juice. Motion Graphics templates inside Adobe Stock also offer a new avenue for Creative Cloud artists to monetize their work, by offering their own motion graphics templates for sale. This is a multi-faceted story that dives deep into multiple parts of a rapidly expanding Creative Cloud ecosystem that doesn’t handily lend itself to brief soundbites. It does, however, lend itself to song. Everybody sing along!
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Adobe After Effects: Glitch Effects Without Using Plug-ins!Adobe After Effects: Glitch Effects Without Using Plug-ins!
Join VFX guru Tobias Gleissenberger for a fun, high-energy look at how to create all sorts of digital noise, glitch, and other disturbing video effects with any version of Adobe After Effects, without using any plug-ins!
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RED IPP2: Real-World Looks At An Image Processing RevolutionRED IPP2: Real-World Looks At An Image Processing Revolution
Science is one thing, the real world is another, and yet beautiful things can happen when the two interact with each other. Our conversation begins with RED Digital Cinema's Graeme Nattress explaining the ways that RED's customers are shaping the company's new approaches to color science, as reflected in RED's new image processing pipeline, IPP2. From there, filmmakers Chris McKechnie and David Battistella get specific about how RED IPP2 has revolutionized their RED workflows, both in the field and in post. No hype here. Just the facts, plus some very pretty pictures, and, okay, more than a little bit of excitement in the lab, in the field, and in the edit suite.
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Sneaking on the Future of Creative Technology at Adobe MAX
Every year at MAX, we get to look into a crystal ball to see what tomorrow’s technology, especially as it relates to Adobe, may hold for us as technologists and creatives. MAX Sneaks are technology demonstrations and experiments that generally make waves beyond the walls of Adobe MAX itself. Like...
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Day 1 at Adobe MAX: Things People Said
This is my first MAX, and I naively looked at the map and my schedule and said "ah, this will be easy. It's like a fraction of the size NAB is, so I won't die!" MAX starts early, ends late, and now 11,000 steps later I feel I did not...
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VFR (Variable Frame Rate); AKA, the very F$%ked-up render
We have all seen it's face; we've all had the moment to shout the full word version of the WTF when it shows up at the upload stage; we've all seen it drop sync in editing in premiere and avid. It's the dreaded VFR!!! Background History: Digital streams from field...
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