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VRTUL Uses Blackmagic Design Micro Studio Camera 4Ks for First 360‑degree Underwater Broadcast
VRTUL Uses Blackmagic Design Micro Studio Camera 4Ks for First 360‑degree Underwater Broadcast
Historic broadcast also made use of Blackmagic Design's Video Assist 4K monitor/recorder, Teranex AV standards processor, Arduino Shield, HyperDeck Studio 12G broadcast deck, Smart Videohub 40x40 router and more
Blackmagic Design today announced that its Micro Studio Camera 4Ks are part of the new VRTUL Live pro underwater stereoscopic 360 system, which ABC's "Good Morning America" recently used for a 360-degree underwater live stream. The live stream, produced by San Diego-based live-action VR solutions and production company VRTUL, also made use of Blackmagic Design's Video Assist 4K monitor/recorder, Teranex AV standards processor, Arduino Shield, HyperDeck Studio 12G broadcast deck, Smart Videohub 40x40 router and more.
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Sherpas Cinema Takes Audi into Undiscovered Country with “Hokkaido Calling”
Sherpas Cinema Takes Audi into Undiscovered Country with “Hokkaido Calling”
Branded film directed by Leo Hoorn features freerider skiers Sam Smoothy, Jérémie Heitz and Dane Tudor.
Hokkaido Calling, a new short film created by Sherpas Cinema (represented in the U.S.by Accomplice Media) for Audi, follows big mountain ski legends Sam Smoothy, Jérémie Heitz and Dane Tudor on an epic road trip in search of deep powder, undiscovered paths and the chance to stand where no one has stood before.
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DDB's Integrated Campaign for Dairy Farmers of Canada Leverages Powerful Animated Short from Gentleman Scholar
DDB's Integrated Campaign for Dairy Farmers of Canada Leverages Powerful Animated Short from Gentleman ScholarCreative production company Gentleman Scholar recently teamed-up with DDB Canada and Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) to produce the beautifully animated, 3.5-minute short film at the heart of a new integrated campaign to help elevate the quality perception of Canadian cheese. The campaign officially launched this week, with the short debuting on the brand's YouTube channel together with several :15 and :06 cut-down versions. The short also lives on the campaign's https://www.CanadianCheese.ca microsite.
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AMIA’s Digital Asset Symposium Unveils Insightful Presentations on Key Issues in Media Management and Distribution
AMIA’s Digital Asset Symposium Unveils Insightful Presentations on Key Issues in Media Management and Distribution
Topics to include cloud-based media management and distribution, automated metadata, artificial intelligence’s role in archiving and asset management, and successful vault conversion strategies
The 2017 New York edition of the popular Digital Asset Symposium (DAS) series, presented by the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA), has announced its program lineup today, which will include a wide range of educational sessions focused on the ongoing challenges facing digital asset management practitioners led by top experts in the field. The daylong event takes place May 5 at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. Real world presentations will explore the many facets of the life-cycle of content – from collection and maintenance strategies to delivery with the purpose of reaching new, bigger audiences.
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Technicolor PostWorks’ Sam Daley Replicates Black & White Look for Horror Tale, THE EYES OF MY MOTHER
Technicolor PostWorks’ Sam Daley Replicates Black & White Look for Horror Tale, THE EYES OF MY MOTHER
Stylishly shocking film marks debut of director Nicolas Pesce; Cinematographer Zach Kuperstein nominated for Independent Spirit Award.
Writer-Director Nicolas Pesce’s debut feature, THE EYES OF MY MOTHER, which was finished at Technicolor PostWorks New York, is a beautifully calibrated horror story of a young woman scarred by childhood tragedy. The film is packed with heart-pounding moments, made all the more chilling by an artfully crafted black & white look captured by Cinematographer Zach Kuperstein (also making his feature debut) and finished by Colorist Sam Daley.
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Pro Sound Effects Releases Submerged Sound Effects Library
Pro Sound Effects Releases Submerged Sound Effects Library
Underwater sound effects recordedwith a hydrophone for otherworldly sound design
Pro Sound Effects®, the next level sound effects library company, today released its latest library, Submerged. Featuring 230 sound effects recorded using a hydrophone (underwater microphone), Submerged is a boutique collection of underwater sounds that enables sound professionals to harness the unique sonic properties of water in any audio project.
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HPA Unveils 2017 Tech Retreat Schedule
HPA Unveils 2017 Tech Retreat Schedule
Industry Leaders Head to the Desert to Explore Important Trends and Technologies
The HPA unveiled the schedule for its 2017 HPA Tech Retreat® today. Seen as an incomparable opportunity to meet and engage with a world-class roster of well-known and emerging leaders in engineering, technology, creativity and business, the HPA Tech Retreat takes place in the desert over the course of a week. Participants confer on future trends and technologies of the media and entertainment ecosystem while tackling issues of the present from fresh perspectives. The Tech Retreat offers access to a wide range of in-depth information, facilitating a nuanced and informed view of industry trajectories. The Tech Retreat returns to the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells, near Palm Springs, CA, from 20-24 February 2017.
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GEOMAR Explores the Sea Floor with ToolsOnAir
GEOMAR Explores the Sea Floor with ToolsOnAirRobots are increasingly ubiquitous on land. They're on the seafloor as well, assisting scientists from GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and sending video and sensor data to the interdisciplinary institute's ship-based researchers. But ingesting, synchronizing, and managing all that video was problematic until GEOMAR's technical team introduced ToolsOnAir's just:in network-based video-ingest solution.
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Experience creative production - and Gentleman Scholar - as never before at GentlemanScholar.com
Experience creative production - and Gentleman Scholar - as never before at GentlemanScholar.com
The new site was designed and directed by Campbell and Johnson and produced by Gentleman Scholar's Tyler Locke, with backend development by East of Western.
Creative production company Gentleman Scholar has just launched a new website at http://gentlemanscholar.com, where co-founders and co-creative directors William Campbell and Will Johnson and their colleagues are proud to offer a deep dive into the company, its full archive and the unique approaches that have brought it all to life.
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Schiefer ChopShop’s A New Hero Gives Viewers an Exhilarating Look At Competitive Gaming for Blizzard Entertainment
Schiefer ChopShop puts much more than glory on the line in their latest documentary for Blizzard Entertainment, A New Hero: The Rise of College Esports. Directed by Zach Lyons, A New Hero is a thrilling dive into the competitive college gaming competition Heroes of the Dorm, where the push to win stems not from a desire for fame, but for full college tuition. Through Lyons’ lens, the documentary is a fast-paced and suspenseful look at the competition; it also shows how the realm of what we consider ‘sports’ is expanding as e-sports grow in popularity.
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The Artery Creates New "Spirit of Meditation" 360-Degree Virtual Reality App for Samsung Gear VR
The Artery Creates New "Spirit of Meditation" 360-Degree Virtual Reality App for Samsung Gear VRRenowned Art + Technology company The Artery, which employs an award winning talent base of some of the most talented digital artists in the world, has created a new Virtual Reality experience: “Spirit of Meditation.” The new App is currently available at the VR store: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/gear-vr/1276353495756631/
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STORY Signs Real People/Documentary Director Ky Dickens
STORY Signs Real People/Documentary Director Ky Dickens
Amy McIntyre also joins company as producer/sales rep.
Director Ky Dickens has joined STORY for exclusive national representation in commercials. Dickens is an award-winning documentary filmmaker who has also enjoyed great success in commercials and branded content centering on real people and docu-style storytelling. Her work has earned praise for its integrity, authenticity and emotional power. Recent credits include work for McDonald’s, Tylenol, Huggies, Kohler and the Illinois Lottery. She is currently working on a project for Hallmark.
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Troika Names Austin Katz as Chief Development Officer (Joins from The Ebersol Lanigan Company)
Dan Pappalardo, CEO and founder of Troika, announces Austin Katz as Chief Development Officer to lead strategic growth and development at the branding and marketing innovations agency.
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ftrack releases powerful new Cinema 4D integration
ftrack releases powerful new Cinema 4D integration
3D artists gain powerful production tracking functionality for creative projects
ftrack, the leading project management platform for creative collaborators, has launched a brand new integration with MAXON’s Cinema 4D digital content creation package.
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HPA Tech Retreat UK Unveils Expanded Program for UK Debut
HPA Tech Retreat UK Unveils Expanded Program for UK Debut
Experts head to Oxfordshire 13-14 July for Exclusive Sessions, Compelling Content and Interaction
The HPA Tech Retreat, a pivotal gathering of those supporting the creation, management and dissemination of content for the dynamic landscape of distribution environments, makes its UK debut in Oxfordshire, 13 - 14 July. The Tech Retreat UK has announced an expanded agenda for the two-day event which features two solid days of the sessions on today's timeliest and relevant topics and projects. HPA and SMPTE formalized a partnership last year, and the event is presented by HPA in collaboration with SMPTE. HPA Tech Retreat UK takes place at the Heythrop Park Resort, a manor house that serves as both a 4-star hotel and a top-flight conference centre.
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SIGGRAPH 2016 Production Sessions to Host "Making Of" Hit Motion Pictures, Games, VR Films and Theme Park Attractions
SIGGRAPH 2016 Production Sessions to Host "Making Of" Hit Motion Pictures, Games, VR Films and Theme Park AttractionsSIGGRAPH 2016, the world's leading annual interdisciplinary educational experience showcasing the latest in computer graphics and interactive techniques, will be presenting “Making Of” Production Sessions for a number of high-profile hit motion pictures, video games, VR films, and theme park attractions during this year’s conference. With the tagline "Render the Possibilities," SIGGRAPH 2016 will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center, 24–28 July 2016.
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Canon U.S.A. Launches Online Learning Programs
Canon Online Learning Courses Designed to Support and Develop Imaging Skills for Passionate Photographers of All Levels
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is launching Canon Online Learning, a new program of immersive digital courses designed to help photo and video enthusiasts of all levels develop their skills at their own pace. The program, which expands upon Canon’s robust mix of existing free and paid educational offerings, looks to educate parents, travelers, imaging hobbyists and working professionals with proven techniques from recognizable industry talents.
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NAB Show's 'The Future of Cinema Conference,' Produced With SMPTE, Is Highlight of 2016 NAB Show To
NAB Show's 'The Future of Cinema Conference,' Produced With SMPTE®, Is a Highlight of 2016 NAB Show
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), a leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that the NAB Show's "The Future of Cinema Conference: The Immortal Movie," produced in partnership with SMPTE, drew crowds of 2016 NAB Show attendees to both its conference sessions and special screenings. These events featured top industry minds and creative talents, who joined to discuss forward-looking techniques and challenges related to making content for theatrical release and beyond.
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NexPlayer360 SDK Powering VR Live Streaming of KT GiGA Mobile Baseball Game with 360 Video
NexPlayer360 SDK Powering VR Live Streaming of KT GiGA Mobile Baseball Game with 360 VideoNexStreaming (KOSDAQ:139670), the provider of the leading multiscreen Player SDK NexPlayer, partnered with Mooovr to live stream the first worldwide commercial baseball event in 360 video. The recently released NexPlayer360 SDK was part of the Android app, used to enjoy the game between the Korean baseball teams KT Wiz and Samsung Lions of the Korean premiere league last April 5th.
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ftrack announces integration with Adobe Creative Cloud Video Tools
ftrack announces integration with Adobe Creative Cloud Video Tools
Adobe® Photoshop® CC available now, with Adobe® After Effects® CC and Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC coming soon
ftrack’s project management platform is to include support for a selection of Adobe® Creative Cloud® products. This connectivity between ftrack and Adobe will offer a newly streamlined user experience for creatives.
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Argon Design launches real-time video stitching IP
Argon Design launches real-time video stitching IPThe prominence of 360-degree panoramic video (often termed immersive video or Cinematic VR) is increasing with users at all levels from consumer to film studio and there is now a high level of interest and support from companies such as Google and Facebook. Stitching of the video output from multiple image sensors is a crucial element in the capture of 360-degree panoramic content and doing this complex processing in real-time is essential for applications such a live streaming of sporting events or news. Real time stitching will be increasingly desirable for consumer products, where users increasingly expect live streaming capability for social media and the simplicity of a single output video file for upload to sites such as YouTube.
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NAB Panel Focuses on Complexities of Modern Day Mastering
NAB Panel Focuses on Complexities of Modern Day Mastering
AMIA President Andrea Kalas to Moderate with Experts from Dolby, HBO, Disney and Netflix
=Experts involved in the intricacies of post production and distribution pipelines will come together at NAB 2016 to discuss the hurdles in addressing a constantly evolving marketplace that is embracing new platforms. As part of NAB's Future of Cinema Conference, "Next-Generation Mastering: Where do we go from Here?" will take a deep dive into the ways High Dynamic Range (HDR), Ultra High Definition (UHD), and object-based audio affect workflow efficiencies and final deliverables - including the elusive master for preserving content for future formats, monetization opportunities, and generations to come. Moderated by AMIA President Andrea Kalas, the panel will take place on Sunday, April 17, at 10:45 a.m. in Room S222 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Rounding out the panel are Thad Beier, director of Image Platform Workflow at Dolby; Rod Bogart, director of Production R&D at HBO; Annie Chang, VP of Post-Production Technology at The Walt Disney Studio; and Chris Fetner, director of Global Media Engineering and Partnerships for Netflix.
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NAB Panel Focuses on Complexities of Modern Day Mastering
NAB Panel Focuses on Complexities of Modern Day Mastering
AMIA President Andrea Kalas to Moderate with Experts from Dolby, HBO, Disney and Netflix
Experts involved in the intricacies of post production and distribution pipelines will come together at NAB 2016 to discuss the hurdles in addressing a constantly evolving marketplace that is embracing new platforms. As part of NAB's Future of Cinema Conference, "Next-Generation Mastering: Where do we go from Here?" will take a deep dive into the ways High Dynamic Range (HDR), Ultra High Definition (UHD), and object-based audio affect workflow efficiencies and final deliverables - including the elusive master for preserving content for future formats, monetization opportunities, and generations to come. Moderated by AMIA President Andrea Kalas, the panel will take place on Sunday, April 17, at 10:45 a.m. in Room S222 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Rounding out the panel are Thad Beier, director of Image Platform Workflow at Dolby; Rod Bogart, director of Production R&D at HBO; Annie Chang, VP of Post-Production Technology at The Walt Disney Studio; and Chris Fetner, director of Global Media Engineering and Partnerships for Netflix.
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Polaroid Dive Rated Waterproof Underwater Housing Case Enables Crystal-Clear Picture-Taking Up to 130 Feet Underwater
Polaroid Dive Rated Waterproof Underwater Housing Case Enables Crystal-Clear Picture-Taking Up to 130 Feet Underwater
Polaroid underwater camera cases feature a high impact, polycarbonate case to protect cameras from Canon, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic and Sony from the elements and in depths of water up to 130 feet for extreme adventure photography
The Polaroid dive rated waterproof underwater housing case is designed to bring digital cameras from Canon, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic and Sony from land to sea. The perfect solution for adventurous photo enthusiasts, the Polaroid underwater camera case is made of high impact polycarbonate and can withstand water submersion up to 130 feet. It also offers protection from rain, snow or dusty and muddy environments for extraordinary images on any terrain and in any conditions.
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CoSA VFX makes Gotham City its Star: Behind the scenes of Fox's Batman Origin tale "Gotham"
CoSA VFX makes Gotham City its Star: Behind the scenes of Fox's Batman Origin tale "Gotham"
CoSA VFX uses ftrack to manage its VFX work – which is split between Los Angeles and Vancouver – to stay on top of the hectic schedule while producing stunning, high-profile work
We’ve seen many renditions of Batman in film and TV, but none like FOX television series Gotham. Here we follow a young Bruce Wayne immediately following the murder of his parents, but long before he chooses to embrace his fateful role as hero and protector.
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4th FAI World Air Games 2015 Opening Ceremony
4th FAI World Air Games 2015 Opening Ceremony
BlackTrax tracks moving spherical projection surface alongside live performers
Working with Dynamic Motion, Protec delivered expert video design services and technology including BlackTrax real-time motion tracking at the grand opening ceremony of World Air Games 2015 held at the beachside coastal location of Sky Dive Dubai, UAE in late 2015.
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From Messy to organised - how ftrack helps keep Squint/Opera on target
From Messy to organised - how ftrack helps keep Squint/Opera on targetBased on charming UK children’s magazine Okido, the BBC’s Messy Goes to Okido was a hit with kids just a few months into its run. Blending CG with live-action footage, Messy offers a whimsical, yet totally educational dive into the wonderful world of science.
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Go Creative Show - The Witch!
Go Creative Show - The Witch!Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli invites cinematographer Jarin Blaschke on the show to talk about his brilliantly haunting film The Witch. Recently named one of the 10 Cinematographers To Watch by Variety, Jarin shares his techniques, camera choices, and more.
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Demystifying Virtual Reality At The February Editors' Lounge
Virtual Reality is quickly becoming the new entertainment medium, but have you considered what it takes to work on a Virtual Reality project? The technology is getting cheaper and consumer interest is growing, which means that this is an emerging market waiting for quality content. Being well-prepared is key if you want to get a head-start at producing or editing content for this challenging—and exciting—immersive experience. On Friday, February 26th the Editors’ Lounge will present its first ever VR-themed event that will be held at AlphaDogs Post Production 1612 W. Olive Ave, #200 Burbank, CA.
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2016 HPA Tech Retreat Unveils Expanded Schedule
Diverse Offerings Take Attendees From Deep Space, Through Virtual Reality, To Star Wars and Beyond HDR With Fascinating Stops Along the Way
The HPA Tech Retreat® has announced the latest schedule for the 22nd HPA Tech Retreat. The HPA Tech Retreat takes place February 16 to 19, 2016, in Indian Wells, California.
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TELUS Studios Deploys Nexidia Dialogue Search Software in Global Video-Production Operation
Nexidia, developer of dialogue and audio analysis products and technologies for optimizing audio and video media, today announced that Vancouver, British Columbia-based TELUS Studios has installed Nexidia Dialogue Search™ software as part of a migration to a new digital asset management (DAM) system. Nexidia Dialogue Search software helps users locate content in TELUS Studios' large content library more efficiently and find assets that might otherwise have gone unused.
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Man With A Mission’s New Music Video “DIVE” Graded with DaVinci Resolve Studio
Man With A Mission’s New Music Video “DIVE” Graded with DaVinci Resolve StudioBlackmagic Design today announced that DaVinci Resolve Studio was used for grading Man With A Mission’s new music video for the hit single “DIVE.” Motoki Tanaka, a colorist from Tokyo based post production company L’espace Vision, graded the video.
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Matrox at Government Video Expo 2015 - Product Preview
Matrox at Government Video Expo 2015 - Product Preview
Matrox at Government Video Expo 2015 — Product Preview Monarch HDX broadcast streaming and recording appliance and VS4Recorder Pro multi-camera recording app to be showcased
At Government Video Expo 2015 (Washington DC, Dec. 2–3, booth 338), Matrox® Video will feature the award-winning Monarch™ HDX dual-channel H.264 encoder for broadcast streaming and recording and the VS4Recorder Pro multi-camera recording app.
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Convergent Design Announces Apollo Portable Multicamera Recorder/Switcher
Convergent Design Announces Apollo Portable Multicamera Recorder/SwitcherToday Convergent Design announces Apollo, the industry’s first truly portable HD multicamera recorder/switcher. Apollo can simultaneously record up to four HD video signals, along with a fifth channel of either a live-switch between the four or a quad-split reference view. Apollo can also function as a four-channel live switcher while simultaneously recording the four isolated HD video signals. The size of a small tablet and able to run for hours on a camcorder battery, Apollo is truly portable and the only device of its kind that can both record multiple HD camera feeds as well as live-switch between them. It’s a production studio in the palm of your hand.
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Stargate Studios Names Industry Veterans Peter Ware and Andy Williams to Oversee Production Department
Stargate Studios Names Industry Veterans Peter Ware and Andy Williams to Oversee Production Department
Industry Veterans Peter Ware and Andy Williams join in conjunction with the company’s 25th anniversary, signal new direction in company leadership
Stargate Studios, an award winning production company specializing in virtual production and visual effects, has appointed Peter Ware and Andy Williams to oversee the company’s production department.
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Nexidia Honored With Technology and Engineering Emmy
Nexidia Honored With Technology and Engineering Emmy® Award
Nexidia, a leading developer of dialogue and audio analysis products and technologies, today announced that it has been honored by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) with a Technology and Engineering Achievement Emmy® Award for Phonetic Indexing and Timing. The award recognizes the unique, patented speech technology behind Nexidia's products for Media & Entertainment — which focus on search, script-based editing, and caption verification and alignment — for its novel and creative approach to solving some of the industry's most challenging problems.
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"Southpaw": Sound Artists from Sony Pictures Post Production
"Southpaw": Sound Artists from Sony Pictures Post ProductionOne of Hollywood’s most gifted action directors, Antoine Fuqua explores the rarified violence of the boxing ring in his latest film Southpaw, released this month by The Weinstein Company. The film traces the rise, fall and redemptive resurrection of Billy Hope (Jake Gyllenhaal), a talented but troubled fighter who grew up an orphan in New York’s Hell’s Kitchen. A boxer himself since his youth in Pittsburgh, Fuqua delivers fight sequences that are both brutal and thrilling. He places the audience directly inside the ring—and sometimes inside Hope’s head—allowing them to experience the action from the perspective of the fighters themselves.
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NEWS: Twin Sound Uses Sound Devices to Grow Alongside its Regional Film Community
Austin-Based Location Sound Engineers Employ 664 Production Mixer with CL-6 Input Controller On Numerous Projects throughout the City
Twin brothers Erik and Joseph Duemig, who form the Austin-based mix/boom duo known as Twin Sound, are quickly making a name for themselves in the city’s growing film industry. To deliver on the exacting needs of film making, the brothers selected a 664 Production Mixer with CL-6 Input Controller from Sound Devices, specialists in audio and video products for television, film, and live production, for their audio needs.
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SMPTE® Entertainment Technology in the Internet Age (ETIA) Conference Drives Expert Dialog on Key Topics
Two-Day Conference Drew Industry Experts to Discuss Technical, Creative, and Business Issues in Delivering Entertainment Experiences Over the Internet
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), a leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, has successfully concluded the third Entertainment Technology in the Internet Age (ETIA) conference, this year titled "The Race Is On!" From June 16-17 at Stanford University near Palo Alto, California, the conference drew experts and delegates to explore past, current, and future technology requirements for delivering a compelling entertainment experience on the Internet.
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KUNG FURY - the making of one renegade cop's quest for justice
The creation of Kung Fury – one renegade cop’s righteous quest to uphold law and order
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KUNG FURY - the making of one renegade cop's quest for justice
The creation of Kung Fury – one renegade cop’s righteous quest to uphold law and order
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Heresy Director Paul Coy Allen Pits Revelry vs. Hockey Heroes
Heresy Director Paul Coy Allen Pits Revelry vs. Hockey HeroesVenice, CA-based creative studio Heresy director Paul Coy Allen enlists hockey heroes Wayne Gretzky and Pavel Bure to put the dedication of fans to the test in the new “Hockey Legends” for Bud Russia. The spot features a hidden camera stakeout at a dive bar where Russian and U.S. fans are enthusiastically watching a hockey finals game. Gretzy and Bure watch from behind the scenes and make their surprise entrance into the bar where tensions are beginning to grow between the opposing fans. The rivals on the ice—and friends off the ice—challenge a duo of fans to a game of table hockey, uniting the contesting fans to cheer for the lighthearted match and even have a beer together in the end.
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NAB News: FilmLight strengthens collaborative colour pipeline
Camera-to-screen collaboration propelled even further with Baselight and BLG
At NAB 2015, FilmLight will demonstrate a total step change in the speed and versatility with which colour graded media can be produced, shared and changed - inexpensively - at every stage of the production-post process. Underlining the need for co-operation to deliver the creative colour pipeline, FilmLight will be represented on eight partner booths at NAB2015, and a key partner will also be present on the FilmLight booth, SL6830.
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Film Riot's Epic Summer Film Project
Connolly Teams Up with Indie Filmmakers Seth Worley and Andrew Kramer for “Epic Summer” of New Short Films and Complete Behind-the-Scenes Series
Film Riot (https://www.youtube.com/user/filmriot/featured) and Triune Films founder/creator, Ryan Connolly, announced today the launch of “Film Riot’s Epic Summer,” a three month film project created to showcase the work of three up-and-coming indie film directors. For this ambitious event, Connolly is teaming up with Andrew Kramer - renown among the filmmaker community and the creator of Video Copilot; and Seth Worley, who has earned national acclaim for his work with Red Giant Films and such viral indie films as "Plot Device" and the recent sensation, “Old/New” featuring narration by Patton Oswald.
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Alkemy X Talks Creative Behind 'The Leftovers.'
Alkemy X Talks Creative Behind 'The Leftovers.'The Leftovers Move Forward
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Hummingbird Productions Spearheads New "FUSIC" Production Process to Best Fuse Original Music with Film for Commercials
Hummingbird Productions Spearheads New "FUSIC" Production Process to Best Fuse Original Music with Film for Commercials
Hummingbird Productions Spearheads New "FUSIC" Approach to Best Fuse Original Music with Film For Commercials
Hummingbird Productions, a film and music production company which has built its reputation as one of America’s leading producers of original music and sound design, is spearheading a new approach the company calls “FUSIC” – the exceptional blend of film and music. Hummingbird Productions, now in business to produce entire projects, including commercials, web content and corporate communications, will produce those projects by integrating its team of commercial directors with its music group, using the FUSIC production process. FUSIC will integrate the sound and music for these commercials from the very inception of an idea through to the end. The announcement was made by Hummingbird Executive Producer Bob Farnsworth.
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Filmworkers Supplies the Creative Spark for Elegant "Misfit" Campaign
Filmworkers Supplies the Creative Spark for Elegant "Misfit" Campaign
Facility provides turnkey services for new multi-platform lifestyle ads for the stylish fitness tracker
In a true, tour de force effort, Filmworkers, in association with 2DS Productions, has produced an elegant and inspired advertising campaign for Misfit, a wearable fitness tracker with a sleek design.
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NEW WORK: Sugar's Smith Goes Greek with the Spurs in New Comedic Campaign for H-E-B
NEW WORK: Sugar's Smith Goes Greek with the Spurs in New Comedic Campaign for H-E-B
NBA champions get funnier and funnier in anticipated campaign.
Sugar Film Production director Chris Smith continues to raise the bar in comedic athlete performances in the latest campaign for H-E-B out of The Richards Group. Starring players from the San Antonio Spurs, the four-spot campaign shows that the latest championship ring does not weigh down the stars of the Texas team. The campaign includes the :30 “Toga,” which features an unimpressed Tim Duncan returning from a workout to find Tony Parker, Patty MIlls, Kawhi Leonard and Manu Ginobili decked out in homemade togas to fully immerse themselves in their enjoyment of H-E-B’s new greek yogurt. The campaign also includes the :30s “Wise,” “Slogans” and “Barbie.” Always showcasing refreshingly natural and funny performances, the lighthearted H-E-B work offers unique insight into the esteemed squad’s own brand of teamwork, with a lineup of self-depreciating humor that plays on the athletes’ individual idiosyncrasies.
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Disorderly Conduct's Jan Wentz Shoots International Commercial Campaigns For Audi & Nescafe
Disorderly Conduct's Jan Wentz Shoots International Commercial Campaigns For Audi & Nescafe
Visual Storyteller Captures Poignant Human Moments Amidst Striking Imagery
Disorderly Conduct's Jan Wentz has just completed two international commercial campaigns for Audi and Nescafe. Shot throughout Spain and Cape Town, South Africa, the new spots are releasing internationally this month and will air across Europe. A definitive visual stylist, Wentz captures incredibly poignant human moments amidst striking imagery. Wentz joined Disorderly Conduct earlier this year, his first signing in the U.S. He joins a Directorial roster that includes fellow newcomer Jesse Moss , as well as Brett Foraker, Daniel Levi, Luis Gerard, Eric Stoltz, and Francesco Calabrese.
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ShootersINC Rebrands As Alkemy X
ShootersINC Rebrands As Alkemy X
Commercial, Network Promo, Original Content, Branded Entertainment & VFX Production Company Positions Itself For Integrated Future
ShootersINC has re-named and re-branded as Alkemy X; positioning the Commercial, Network Promo, Original Content, Branded Entertainment and VFX production company for its integrated future. All divisions of ShootersINC including ShootersTV, ShootersNYC, DIVE & BIGSMACK fold into its new brand name: Alkemy X. The company has also expanded its space in New York and added a series of new talents including Vice President, Development for Content Don Sikorski, Executive Producer Susie Shuttleworth, Creative Director Bex Schwartz, and 3D Visual Effects Supervisor Dave Zeevalk.
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Audio Master Class With Matt Russell
Audio Master Class With Matt RussellToday, on Ben Consoli's Go Creative Show, we dive deep into mixing audio for post production with our special guest Matt Russell. This episode is really a Master Class with one of New England's most accomplished and successful audio engineers. We answer listener questions and discuss EQ techniques, ducking, how to balance voice and music together, fixing common audio problems, and more.
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Hal Leonard Publishes Alan Parsons' Art & Science of Sound Recording
Hal Leonard Publishes Alan Parsons' Art & Science of Sound Recording
Alan Parsons and Julian Colbeck to present ASSR, The Book based on the award-winning DVD set at the 137th AES in Los Angeles
Alan Parsons' Art & Science of Sound Recording: The Book, is a complete rewrite and reappraisal of the award-winning video series. Parsons takes his approach to sound recording to the next level as the book provides ample space to present more technical background information, more detailed diagrams, and more in-depth discussion on each of the twenty-four topics, from "A Brief History of Recording " to the now-classic "Dealing with Disasters."
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7 Deadly Sins (with Zak Mulligan and Matt Allard) on the Go Creative Show
7 Deadly Sins (with Zak Mulligan and Matt Allard) on the Go Creative Show
Interview with Award-winning Cinematographer Zak Mulligan
Zak Mulligan is an award winning cinematographer and director of photography for countless feature films, music videos, commercials and more. His latest project, the Morgan Spurlock documentary series “7 Deadly Sins” is possibly one of the most visually stunning documentary shows on tv. In this episode of the "Go Creative Show", Zak and Ben Consoli discuss Zak's Academy Award nominated film “Open Heart” and his experiences screening a film at Sundance. They also cover Zak's vast commercial and music video career as well as his advice for aspiring cinematographers. And of course, they will dive deep into his gear package and geek out about cameras, lighting and more.
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Three of Change Brings the National Geographic Museums New 9 x 16 Foot Video Wall to Life!
Three of Change Brings the National Geographic Museums New 9 x 16 Foot Video Wall to Life!How does the world’s largest scientific and educational non-profit organization enhance it’s iconic campus? They call on Three of Change of course! See how our latest project brought the National Geographic Museums new 9 x 16 foot video wall to life!
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ShootersINC’s Creative Team Collaborates With Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN) on Emmy Award-Winning Campaigns
ShootersINC’s Creative Team Collaborates With Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN) on Emmy Award-Winning CampaignsThe creative team at ShootersINC has collaborated with long-time client Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN) on promotional campaigns, which garnered regional Emmy Awards this summer. Incredibly, the in-house creative team at MASN produces more than 1,000 commercial and promo spots per year. ShootersINC serves as the regional sports network’s long-term production and postproduction partner.
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ShootersINC Signs Food Director/DP John Romeo To Company’s Diverse & Expanding Directorial Roster
ShootersINC Signs Food Director/DP John Romeo To Company’s Diverse & Expanding Directorial RosterShootersINC has welcomed Food Director/DP John Romeo to the company’s diverse Directorial roster. Romeo joins ShootersINC’s production division, which also features the talents of Directors Robert Adamo, Kris Magyarits, Rob Markopoulos, Ira Rosensweig, and Scott Whitham.
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Shotgun Software Keeps Projects Flowing at Milk
Shotgun Software Keeps Projects Flowing at Milk
Rising VFX Studio Establishes Pipeline Around Shotgun
Independent visual effects company Milk has standardized on Shotgun for production management and tracking. Based in London, the boutique studio that recently celebrated its one-year anniversary focuses on delivering high end VFX for television and film. Milk positioned Shotgun at the heart of its workflow when establishing a VFX pipeline, and continues to increase the level of integration. Nearly all of Milk's 80 staff members use Shotgun daily particularly across production, administration and pipeline teams.
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DIVE’s New York Studio; Delivers Visual Effects for HBO’s New Drama Series “The Leftovers”
DIVE’s New York Studio; Delivers Visual Effects for HBO’s New Drama Series “The Leftovers”DIVE, the visual effects division of ShootersINC, is the exclusive VFX vendor working on all 10 episodes of the new, drama series “The Leftovers” on HBO. The company’s creative contributions include: set extension, character animation, seasonal modifications, weapons enhancement, digital make-up, 3D Effects work, and more. The series made its network premiere on Sunday, June 29th.
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Modus Operandi Launches New Belvedere Website and #knowthedifference Campaign
Modus Operandi Launches New Belvedere Website and #knowthedifference CampaignDigital agency Modus Operandi has completed the first major initiative for client Belvedere: a completely redesigned website featuring brand videos conceived by Modus Operandi and directed by Christopher Ferguson via sister company ModOp Films. Part of the #knowthedifference campaign, the website highlights the Collection, Cocktails, Culture and Character of the World’s Original Luxury Vodka. Modus Operandi also manages the Belvedere robust social media channels, providing original content and cultivating conversations surrounding the many facets of Belvedere culture.
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ShootersINC Welcomes Nick Litwinko as Managing Director of ShootersNYC, DIVE & BIGSMACK
ShootersINC Welcomes Nick Litwinko as Managing Director of ShootersNYC, DIVE & BIGSMACKShootersINC has welcomed Nick Litwinko as Managing Director of ShootersNYC, DIVE & BIGSMACK. The announcement was made this morning by ShootersINC President Ray Carballada, who notes that Litwinko will be overseeing the management of these three divisions, as well as continuing to grow the company’s overall presence in New York.
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Composer Bob Farnsworth of Nashville's Hummingbird Productions Writes Historic "Greatest Generation" Anthem for 70th Anniversary of D DAY Concerts
Composer Bob Farnsworth of Nashville's Hummingbird Productions Writes Historic "Greatest Generation" Anthem for 70th Anniversary of D DAY ConcertsBob Farnsworth, Award-winning composer and founder of Hummingbird Productions, one of America’s leading producers of original music and sound design for the advertising, entertainment, and multi-media industries, has written a remarkable new anthem entitled “The Greatest Generation.” The new song will be performed by Helen Patton, the granddaughter of legendary World War II General George S. Patton, during two special concerts in Normandy, France (June 5 & June 7) which will be commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the infamous D-Day Invasion.
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Hummingbird Productions Founder/Creative Director Bob Farnsworth to Deliver "Hearing Is Believing" TEDXFRONTRANGE Talk in Colorado, May 22
Hummingbird Productions Founder/Creative Director Bob Farnsworth to Deliver "Hearing Is Believing" TEDXFRONTRANGE Talk in Colorado, May 22Bob Farnsworth, CEO, Founder and Creative Director with Hummingbird Productions, one of America’s leading producers of original music and sound design for the advertising, entertainment, and multi-media industries, will be a featured guest speaker during an upcoming TEDx FrontRange talk.
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ShootersTV Signs With UTA/N.S. Bienstock For Representation
ShootersTV, the division of ShootersINC which develops and produces non-fiction television, has signed with UTA (United Talent Agency)/N.S. Bienstock for representation. A premier global talent and literary agency, UTA agents Allison Wallach and Adam Leibner are slated to represent ShootersTV.
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Hummingbird Productions Shines with Dramatic Orchestral Productions Featured in Special Project for the County of Uganda, And New Campaigns for Saint Thomas Health and Alabama Power
Hummingbird Productions Shines with Dramatic Orchestral Productions Featured in Special Project for the County of Uganda,
 And New Campaigns for Saint Thomas Health and Alabama PowerHummingbird Productions, one of America’s leading producers of original music and sound design for the advertising, entertainment, and multi-media industries, has written and produced dramatic and compelling orchestral productions for three special new projects. The announcement was made today by Bob Farnsworth, CEO/Founder/Creative Director, Hummingbird Productions.
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Editor Dave Bradley Of ShootersNYC Shows Off Comedy Talent For Summer’s Eve
Editor Dave Bradley Of ShootersNYC Shows Off Comedy Talent For Summer’s EveEditor Dave Bradley of ShootersNYC demonstrates his talent for cutting comedic spots with a hilarious new commercial for “Summer’s Eve” called “Manly Mistake.” Bradley worked once again with long-time collaborator, Director Adam Jones of No Smoke Films, on the new spot, as well as with agency creatives from The Richards Group in Dallas.
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Hummingbird Productions Produces Highly Moving Score Behind "Living Hope"
Hummingbird Productions Produces Highly Moving Score Behind "Living Hope"
New Independent Documentary Film Profiling People Helping the Poor in South Africa
Hummingbird Productions, one of America’s leading producers of original music and sound design for the entertainment and advertising industries, has contributed the score behind the just released documentary film “Living Hope.” The new film depicts the stories of three extraordinary individuals who have devoted their lives to serving the poor in South Africa. The announcement was made today by Bob Farnsworth, CEO/Founder/Creative Director, Hummingbird Productions.
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DIVE VFX Staffs Up In New York; Tapped For VFX On New Event Series “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey”
DIVE VFX Staffs Up In New York; Tapped For VFX On New Event Series “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey”DIVE, the visual effects division of ShootersINC, has staffed up their New York studio to take on multiple visual effects projects including the new, 13-part event series, “Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey,” presented by FOX and National Geographic Channel. The series made a historic debut on ten 21st Century Fox networks on Sunday, March 9th. A follow-up to the 1980s television series, “Cosmos: A Personal Voyage,” which was presented by Carl Sagan, the new series’ host is Neil deGrasse Tyson, with Executive Producers Ann Druyan, Seth MacFarlane, Mitchell Cannold, and Brannon Braga. DIVE is one of 12 visual effects studios around the globe working on the new series.
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Sunnyvale's Cogswell College Project X Alumni Shine for Academy Award Nominated Films in Animation and VFX
Timothy Heath Appointed Director of Award-Winning Project X Animation Program
Cogswell College, one of the world's leading regionally-accredited institutions offering a unique curriculum that fuses digital arts, engineering and entrepreneurship, is pleased to announce that 8 of its Project X animation program alumni worked on 5 of this year's Academy Award-nominated films. These films include: "The Croods," "Frozen," "Iron Man 3," "Pacific Rim" and "Thor: The Dark World." In 2013, Cogswell boasted four Project X alumni who were on the Academy Award-winning "Life of Pi" animation and VFX teams and a total of 14 Oscar-nominated films whose credits included Project X alumni.
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ShootersNYC Signs Editor Debbie McMurtrey To Diverse Roster Of Editorial Talent
ShootersNYC Signs Editor Debbie McMurtrey To Diverse Roster Of Editorial TalentShootersNYC, the creative multi-dimensional content company, has signed Editor Debbie McMurtrey to the company’s diverse roster, which also includes Editors Anthony Marinelli, Dave Bradley, and Mark Hutchinson; as well as a large resource of editorial, design, visual effects, and post talent within the Shooters family of companies.
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iZotope Masters Q&A Series, Part 3: Dave Whitehead, Master of Audio for Sound Design
iZotope Masters Q&A Series, Part 3: Dave Whitehead, Master of Audio for Sound DesignDave Whitehead is a part of the multi-award-winning audio team at New Zealand’s Park Road Post Production, with credits that include "Elysium," the "Lord of The Rings" series and most recently, "The Hobbit." In a job where creativity on a deadline is standard, Whitehead is constantly being challenged to find new solutions to keep things fresh. Read on to find out why iZotope plug-ins like RX 3 and Iris have earned a spot in his permanent arsenal of audio tools.
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Roger Hypes the Visual Gags in Hilarious Teaser Campaign for FX’s “Chozen”
Roger Hypes the Visual Gags in Hilarious Teaser Campaign for FX’s “Chozen”Mixed-media production studio Roger recently lent its animation and comedic chops to a launch teaser campaign for “Chozen,” the new animated series on FX, which premiered on January 13th. Bobby Moynihan, an SNL cast member, voices the title character, a rapper who’s trying to reclaim his rightful position as the world’s best rap artist.
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Respected Sf Agency Rings In 2014 With A New Name: ‘Chemistry Club’
Respected Sf Agency Rings In 2014 With A New Name: ‘Chemistry Club’
Chemistry Club Partners Grant Richards, Kim Kline and Scott Aal.
Partners Grant Richards, Scott Aal and Kim Kline announce the agency formerly known as Engine Company 1 has changed its name to Chemistry Club.
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HPA Tech Retreat Celebrates 20 Years Of Inquiry And Illumination
Industry Thought Leaders and Technology Mavens Head Back to Palm Springs for Thoughtful Exploration of an Industry in Transition
For the past twenty years, the Hollywood Post Alliance® (HPA) Tech Retreat® has gathered a veritable who's who in engineering, technology, creativity, and strategic business together for a structured yet informal meeting of the minds; where top industry leaders engaged in all aspects of production, distribution, post production, film, television, web and related endeavors, gather in an environment conducive to the exchange of knowledge and information. This year's 20th Anniversary confab promises all of that and more from February 17-21, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency in Indian Wells near Palm Springs, CA.
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"Side By Side" Producers Choose KODAK Film to Archive Critically Acclaimed Documentary
"Side By Side" Producers Choose KODAK Film to Archive Critically Acclaimed DocumentaryProducers Keanu Reeves and Justin Szlasa have chosen to create a film element of their feature documentary "Side by Side" on KODAK VISION3 Color Digital Intermediate Film 2254. This intermediate post production step will also provide the producers with a master for making 35mm film prints. The 2254 will then be archived at the Academy Film Archive, which is providing substantial and instrumental support to preserve this culturally significant exploration into the evolution of digital and film formats.
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Dive Provides Color For New Doc: “As The Palaces Burn”
Dive Provides Color For New Doc: “As The Palaces Burn”
Makes World Premiere at the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam
When Director Don Argott and his team at 9.14 Pictures were getting ready to post their newest feature film, “As the Palaces Burn,” they knew just where to go. Argott brought the film to DIVE for color correction. A division of ShootersINC, DIVE specializes in visual effects and picture finishing for feature films, television shows and commercials.
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Adorama Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday In-Store Doorbuster Sales Feature Jaw-Dropping Prices on Must-Have TVs, Tablets, Cameras and Computers
Manhattan superstore open all day on Thanksgiving and until 2:00pm on Black Friday
All day long on Thanksgiving Day, and until 2pm on Black Friday, Adorama is offering exclusive, in-store-only doorbuster deals on the hottest TVs, tablets, cameras and computers. Open for business on Thanksgiving Day (November 28th) from 9:30am through 5pm, and Black Friday (November 29th) from 9am through 2pm, Adorama, one of the world’s largest photography, video, imaging and electronics retailers, will offer steep discounts on brands such as Apple, Canon, Nikon, Panasonic, Samsung, Sony, Toshiba and more.
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ShootersNYC Provides Extensive Postproduction To Gyro For New TD Ameritrade Campaign
ShootersNYC Provides Extensive Postproduction To Gyro For New TD Ameritrade CampaignShootersNYC, the creative multi-dimensional content company, was tapped recently by ad agency gyro for extensive postproduction on a new, seven-spot campaign for TD Ameritrade.
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"Oh, Let's Krystal," Unbridled Rock Out Song with Attitude Produced by Hummingbird Productions for New Krystal Restaurants Campaign
"Oh, Let's Krystal," Unbridled Rock Out Song with Attitude Produced by Hummingbird Productions for New Krystal Restaurants CampaignHummingbird Productions, one of America’s leading producers of original music and sound design for the advertising industry, has contributed a fun, original song to a new regional campaign promoting Krystal Restaurants. The song can be heard in three new, 30-second TV spots which just broke in regional markets across the Southeastern United States. The announcement was made today by Bob Farnsworth, CEO/Founder/Creative Director, Hummingbird Productions.
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A Common Thread’s Brendan Williams Directs Campaign Launching Rite Aid’s Wellness 65+ Program
A Common Thread’s Brendan Williams Directs Campaign Launching Rite Aid’s Wellness 65+ Program
Three new spots focus on seniors having fun.
A Common Thread’s Brendan Williams has directed a new campaign for Rite Aid that presents beautifully-crafted portraits of seniors who are healthy and having fun. Three new spots, conceived by Marc USA, promote Rite Aid’s newly-launched Wellness 65+, a first-of-its-kind customer loyalty program for seniors.
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iZotope Announces Nectar® 2
Treat Your Voice to the Next Iteration of Nectar in October 2013
iZotope Inc., a leading audio technology company, has announced the next version of iZotope’s award-winning vocal processing technology, Nectar. Coming in October 2013, Nectar 2 will bring the best of digital innovation and analog character into a complete set of tools specifically for voice.
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Camera Corps Q-Ball Takes Red Bull Cliff Diving Right to The Edge
Camera Corps Q-Ball Takes Red Bull Cliff Diving Right to The EdgeQ-Ball remotely controlled pan/tilt/zoom equipment from Camera Corps, a Vitec Group company with long experience in designing speciality camera systems, provided dynamic coverage of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series in Boston, Massachusetts, on August 25. A Q-Ball was mounted at the extreme edge of the diving platform, 90 feet above Boston Harbor.
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Pixeldust Studios Names Julie Fischer as Senior Visual Effects Producer
Pixeldust Studios Names Julie Fischer as Senior Visual Effects Producer
Fischer Previously Held Posts with Framestore, Technicolor, Rhythm & Hues and Digital Domain
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 named Julie Fischer as its new Senior Visual Effects Producer. The announcement was made today by Ricardo Andrade, Founder/Chief Creative Officer, Pixeldust Studios.
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Nashville's Hummingbird Productions Expands Musical Outreach with String of National Commercials
Nashville's Hummingbird Productions Expands Musical Outreach with String of National CommercialsHummingbird Productions, one of America’s leading producers of original music and sound design for the advertising industry, has expanded its musical outreach in 2013 with a string of national campaigns. The announcement was made today by Bob Farnsworth, CEO/Founder/Creative Director, Hummingbird Productions.
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Sony NEX-FS700U/K, NEX-FS100U/K Metabones EF Adapter Rebate Promo
Sony NEX-FS700U/K, NEX-FS100U/K Metabones EF Adapter Rebate Promo
Band Pro Film & Digital, Inc. hosts Sony rebate
Sony has announced limited time Summer promotions on the FS700 and SF100 camera.
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Dive Provides Visual Effects For Summer Blockbuster “After Earth”
Dive Provides Visual Effects For Summer Blockbuster “After Earth”The visual effects team at DIVE -- a division of ShootersINC, which specializes in visual effects and picture finishing for feature films, television shows and commercials – was among a select group of visual effects studios chosen to provide visual effects for Director M. Night Shyamalan’s newest feature film, “AFTER EARTH.” Starring Jaden Smith and Will Smith, the film premieres in theaters nationwide on Friday, May 31st.
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ShootersInc Unveils Extensive New Directorial Roster
Company Signs 7 Directors & Positions Itself For An Integrated Future
ShootersINC, the creative multi-dimensional content company, has unveiled an extensive new Directorial roster, including the signing of seven Directors. Joining the company is a diverse group of talent: Directors Robert Adamo, Kris Magyarits, Rob Markopoulos, Ira Rosensweig, Judy Starkman, Julian van Mil and Scott Whitham.
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Digital Bytes Sees the Future of 4K Production with Facilis TerraBlock
Digital Bytes Sees the Future of 4K Production with Facilis TerraBlockA talented team of creatives at Utah-based video production studio Digital Bytes, Inc. supports local and national companies such as e-Bay, AMC, Rio Tinto and Ernst & Young with production and post services for a wide range of projects, from commercials and corporate videos to live events and documentaries. To deliver high-quality results that keep customers coming back, the team relies on a solid post production workflow managed by Digital Bytes Multimedia Producer Kiyoshi Nagahama.
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Poetica Signs Multi-Talented Baxter as Senior VFX Artist
Poetica Signs Multi-Talented Baxter as Senior VFX ArtistForging ahead into 2013, creative collective Poetica has signed Aron Baxter to their expanding roster of top-tier talent. Aron joins as Senior VFX Artist, bringing with him an impressive resume with two-plus decades of experience, having garnered numerous awards and praise over his varied and exciting career.
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Shootersinc Expands Design/Motion Graphics Capabilities; Adds Artist Seddie Stone
Shootersinc Expands Design/Motion Graphics Capabilities; Adds Artist Seddie StoneShootersINC -- a fully integrated content company -- has expanded its design and motion graphics capabilities by adding 2D/3D Artist Seddie Stone to the company’s creative roster. The announcement was made this morning by Creative Director Kris Magyarits, who welcomes Stone from ABC News in Philadelphia.
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Cinedeck Users Applaud Tapeless Productivity Gains
Cinedeck Users Applaud Tapeless Productivity Gains
Cinedeck file-based recorders deliver significant time and money savings for major episodic TV shows, live events and houses of worship
Cinedeck LLC, pioneering developer of capture systems for motion picture and broadcast production, today reported how major broadcasters, production companies, rental facilities and houses of worship are all reaping significant productivity rewards after implementing Cinedeck solid-state recorders in tapeless workflows across episodic TV, live and mobile OB productions.
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DIVE Provides On-Set VFX Supervision & Innovative Digital Workflow For Dir. Niels Arden Oplev's "Dead Man Down"
DIVE Provides On-Set VFX Supervision & Innovative Digital Workflow For Dir. Niels Arden Oplev's "Dead Man Down"The visual effects and postproduction team at DIVE -- a division of ShootersINC, which specializes in visual effects and picture finishing for feature films, television shows and commercials – provided on-set VFX Supervision, on-set live compositing, and extensive postproduction including the creation of an innovative digital workflow for Director Niels Arden Oplev’s (“Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”) newest feature film “DEAD MAN DOWN,” which premieres in theaters nationwide Friday, March 8th.
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Academy Award Nominations Celebrate Marriage of Storytelling, Artistry and Technology
Digital Artists Worldwide Relied on Autodesk Media & Entertainment Software to Create the Best Movies of the Year
Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) Media and Entertainment technology has played a pivotal role in the creation of some of the most iconic and breathtaking movie imagery over the past two decades. From large post-production studios to small boutique houses, talented artists across the globe — from North America and Europe to Asia and Australia/New Zealand — combined digital artistry, Autodesk software and great storytelling to make the most celebrated films of this past year.
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ShootersTV Welcomes Creative Executive Mark Finkelpearl
ShootersTV Welcomes Creative Executive Mark FinkelpearlShootersTV, welcomes Mark Finkelpearl, a creative executive and veteran of twenty-five years in non-fiction television, to the company as the Senior Vice President of Development and Production. The announcement was made this morning by ShootersINC President Ray Carballada, to whom Finkelpearl will report.
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TSL PAM2 3G16 Supplies Critical Audio Quality Assurance For All Mobile Video
TSL PAM2 3G16 Supplies Critical Audio Quality Assurance For All Mobile Video
PAM2 Units Streamline QA Chores for 3D Capture
All Mobile Video (AMV), a premier provider of end-to-end video and audio production services for entertainment, sports, news programming and events, has installed three TSL Professional Products Ltd.’s (PPL) PAM2 3G16 Audio Monitoring Units in its 3D-capable Epic OB truck. AMV offers a full spectrum of services, from seven Manhattan-based sound stages with full post-production capabilities to a fleet of six 53-foot extender OB trucks and eight satellite uplink transmission vehicles. AMV brought the Epic OB truck into service to meet the ever-increasing demand for 3D capture for major events. The PAM2 3G16 units, which AMV installed in its main Quality Control (QC) areas—the audio room, tape (for QC of all taped audio sources) and engineering—provide the company with top-shelf audio quality assurance.
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ShootersINC Adds Jim Huie to Executive Producer Team
ShootersINC Adds Jim Huie to Executive Producer TeamShootersINC has added Jim Huie to its talent roster as Executive Producer. Huie brings more than 15 years of experience to ShootersINC, having run the production gamut from music videos to broadcast campaigns.
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12 Forward Entertainment Scales Up and Out with Facilis TerraBlock 5.5
Up-and-coming television production company 12 Forward Entertainment is a one stop shop for non-scripted programming and independent films. Based in Dallas, TX, it’s credited with CMT favorite “Gator 911,” HGTV’s “Donna Decorates Dallas” and “Interiors Inc.,” as well as several independent short films.
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Ventuz Guides a Virtual Dive at Expo 2012 in Yeosu Korea
Ventuz Guides a Virtual Dive at Expo 2012 in Yeosu Korea
German Pavilion Wins Gold Award for "Best Content Implementation" of Event Theme
Ventuz Technology, provider of high-end 3D graphics software technology played an integral role in the interactive content display for the award-winning "Seavolution" German pavilion at the World Expo Yeosu Korea 2012. The Ventuz software suite was used by German-based multimedia agency Deutsche Werbewelt to create large scale interactive installations that demonstrated an animated voyage of discovery beneath the ocean.
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Poetica Launches a Collective of Artists and Filmmakers
Poetica Launches a Collective of Artists and FilmmakersManaging Director Bob Cagliero is pleased to announce the launch of Poetica, a hybrid collective of artists and filmmakers focusing on live action-through-post content creation. The word “Poetica” comes from the ancient Greek term for “making,” a simple idea that encapsulates the overall mission of the new group. Based out of New York with an office in LA, Poetica is a studio that creates award-winning live-action, VFX, 3D, 2D and design for commercials, music videos, short form content, installations, and the web.
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ShootersINC Produces Emmy-Nominated Campaigns for Comcast SportsNet
ShootersINC Produces Emmy-Nominated Campaigns for Comcast SportsNetShootersINC, the creative and production authority, produced two campaigns for Comcast SportsNet, which were recently nominated for Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards.
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DIVE Makes A Splash In NYC: Feature Film Visual Effects Studio DIVE Brings Hollywood Talent To ShootersNYC Creative Aresenal
DIVE Makes A Splash In NYC: Feature Film Visual Effects Studio DIVE Brings Hollywood Talent To ShootersNYC Creative Aresenal
Recent Film Work Includes ''The Road,'' ''I Am Number Four,'' ''Safe,'' ''The Last Airbender,'' ''Chernobyl Diaries,'' and the Upcoming Feature ''Silver Linings Playbook''
ShootersNYC, the creative production/postproduction studio hybrid, has gone Hollywood adding a key weapon to its creative arsenal with DIVE, the Philadelphia-based visual effects division of ShootersINC known for their high-end work on numerous feature films such as ''The Road,'' ''I Am Number Four,'' ''Safe,'' ''The Last Airbender,'' ''Chernobyl Diaries,'' and the upcoming feature ''Silver Linings Playbook,'' starring Robert DeNiro and Bradley Cooper.
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