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Dedicated to media professionals, the Cow offers "More Signal, Less Noise." en-us Sun, 04 Oct 2015 23:00:00 GMT PHP Script SGO Captured the Attention of World-Class Creatives at IBC2015 (Madrid--October 2, 2015) The committed SGO team presented another inspirational experience at IBC with pure panache, sporting a striking stand, demonstrating that its Mistika and Mamba FX post production systems provide the only real differentiator for companies wanting to stand out from their comp Fri, 02 Oct 2015 18:57:04 GMT Clear-Com Brings Multi-National Intercom Connectivity to TeleSur (Alameda, CA--October 2, 2015) TeleSUR, the Latin American 24-hour news broadcaster has successfully installed a Clear-ComEclipse HX-Delta digital matrix intercom system and upgraded an Eclipse Median system for production communication. Via an IP connection, the system enables real-time communicati Fri, 02 Oct 2015 18:56:05 GMT SWIFT CURRENT, a feature doc by Joshua Rofé, makes its WORLD PREMIERE as the opening night film of R (October 2, 2015) WORLD PREMIERE Fri, 02 Oct 2015 17:56:01 GMT Black envisions post-apocalyptic Stockholm with ftrack (October 2, 2015) Stockholm-based studio Blck has produced a great deal of eye-catching work in the past, including an award-winning Nike campaign with classic black-and-white cartoons designed by French illustrator McBess, and a series of commercials for Electronic Arts fantasy role-playing game, D Fri, 02 Oct 2015 17:53:01 GMT Bruce Doering Receives Special Award at ICG's Emerging Cinematographer Awards (Los Angeles, California--October 2, 2015) ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From Leonard Morpurgo ampltleonardpublicity4all.comampgt Fri, 02 Oct 2015 17:49:01 GMT SMPTE and HPA Move Forward With Partnership (WHITE PLAINS, New York--October 1, 2015) 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, and the Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA) today announced the finalization Thu, 01 Oct 2015 22:10:01 GMT The Mill Announces Expansion of Remote Grading Network (October 1, 2015) The Mill is delighted to announce the continued expansion of its award-winning colour grading offering by adding Atlanta and Kansas City to its network and welcomes Industry ampamp Co and 19 Below, respectively. Thu, 01 Oct 2015 19:19:03 GMT Submissions Open for 20th Annual ART DIRECTORS GUILD Awards on Oct. 6 (LOS ANGELES, California--October 1, 2015) Television and feature film submissions for the Art Directors Guild (ADG) 20th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards are set to open on October 6, 2015. This years awards will take place on Sunday, January 31, 2016 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The o Thu, 01 Oct 2015 19:18:02 GMT A Beautiful Pigeon Steals the Show in Jet Blue's "Recurring Dream" (Los Angeles, California--October 1, 2015) In this Cinderella story, a pigeon dreams he is a graceful flyer joyously perusing the city from high above instead of from his usual lot on crowded sidewalks, dodging the feet of annoyed pedestrians. The beautiful star of Jet Blues Recurring Dream is a pho Thu, 01 Oct 2015 19:09:03 GMT RT Software Standardizes on AJA Corvid 88 for 4K Real-time Broadcast Graphics Systems (Grass Valley, California--October 1, 2015) Broadcast graphics systems developer RT Software has standardized on using AJA Video Systems Corvid 88 video card in its 4K real-time broadcast graphics systems. The company is also integrating AJAs Io 4K with Thunderbolt(TM) 2 and 4K support into its up-a Thu, 01 Oct 2015 19:03:01 GMT Margarita Mix Wins Telly Awards (SANTA MONICA, California--October 1, 2015) Mixers Nathan Dubin, Jimmy Hite and Paul Hurtubise of Margarita Mix Santa Monica, a FotoKem company specializing in audio post services for commercials and advertising media, have been named winners in the 36th Annual Telly Awards. Dubin earned a Silver Te Thu, 01 Oct 2015 19:02:02 GMT ASC Names Student Heritage Award Winners (LOS ANGELES, California--October 1, 2015) The American Society of Cinematographers has named three winners for the 2015 ASC Gordon Willis Student Heritage Awards, which are designed to showcase the artistic abilities of the next generation of filmmakers. The honors were announced Saturday night dur Thu, 01 Oct 2015 18:57:01 GMT drp Installs Facilis TerraBlock Shared Storage Throughout UK Production Network (HUDSON, Massachusetts--October 1, 2015) UK-based multi award winning communications agency and production house, drp, has selected Facilis Technologys TerraBlock shared storage system to support collaborative workflows across its countrywide network of production studios, post production facilities Thu, 01 Oct 2015 18:07:01 GMT DCS Premiers Digital Cinema Show Series (October 1, 2015) Now Online at httpsvimeopro.comdigitalcinemasocietythe-digital-cinema-show-volume-1-episode-1-september-2015 Thu, 01 Oct 2015 15:14:12 GMT Edward R. Murrow Awards Live Streamed by TVU Networks (MOUNTAIN VIEW, California--October 1, 2015) While the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTNDA) has been honoring outstanding electronic journalism with its Edward R. Murrow Awards since 1971, this year TVU Networks TVUPack TM8200 mobile uplink backpack transmitter will stream the entire ce Thu, 01 Oct 2015 15:13:01 GMT Image Quality, Focal Range and Lightweight Make Cabrios a Hot Ticket for AbelCine (Wayne, New Jersey--October 1, 2015) Days off for the FUJINON Cabrios at AbelCine rental were rare this past summer. Even with a total of 15 PL 19-90mm, seven PL 85-300mm, and three 14-35mm Cabrios available, they rarely stayed put. AbelCine staff and DP customers attribute their popularity to a com Thu, 01 Oct 2015 15:12:01 GMT Hooligan Promotes Zach Hinden to Staff Editor (New York, New York--September 30, 2015) Hooligan, a creative postproduction boutique that specializes in artistic offline editing and visual effects, has promoted Zach Hinden to a staff editor position. Previously a junior editor, Hinden has already cut commercials and branded content for Hawaiian Wed, 30 Sep 2015 23:37:01 GMT Nice Shoes to Support Winning Documentary Feature Filmmaker at 23rd Annual Hamptons International Fi (New York, New York--September 30, 2015) NYC-based production and post production studio Nice Shoes has announced its support of the 23rd annual Hamptons International Film Festival, with a contribution of color grading to the festivals Best Documentary Feature Film award package, presenting an emer Wed, 30 Sep 2015 23:36:02 GMT Rob Morlano Returns to Technicolor PostWorks as Sr. VP of Sales (NEW YORK, NEW YORK--September 30, 2015) Veteran post-production sales executive Rob Morlano has returned to Technicolor PostWorks New York. Morlano, whose previous tenure with the company ran from 2006 through March of this year, steps into a new role as Senior Vice President of Sales. He will be r Wed, 30 Sep 2015 23:35:02 GMT Version 2.0 Firmware for JVC 4KCAM Camcorders Now Available (WAYNE, New Jersey--September 30, 2015) JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced the availability of its Version 2.0 firmware upgrade for its 4KCAM camera line. Upgrades are free for all current GY-LS300, GY-HM200, and GY-HM170 owners, and are available on th Wed, 30 Sep 2015 23:34:02 GMT GenArts, Inc. Announces the Release of Sapphire 9 (Cambridge, Massachusetts--September 30, 2015) GenArts Inc., the leading global provider in specialized visual effects software, is excited to announce the release of Sapphire 9 today. This marks the shortest time elapsed between version releases in Sapphires history, allowing active Upgrade and Sup Wed, 30 Sep 2015 22:25:01 GMT Filmmakers Embrace Avid Everywhere to Bring Summer Blockbusters to the Big Screen (BURLINGTON, Massachusetts--September 29, 2015) Avid(R) (NasdaqAVID) announced today that the film industrys top creative talent embraced Avid Everywhere(TM)to bring some of the summers biggest blockbuster movies to life. The industrys leading editors and sound teams used Avid Artist(R) Suite creati Tue, 29 Sep 2015 17:47:01 GMT HP Updates the World’s No. 1 Entry-Level Workstation (Palo Alto, California--September 29, 2015) HP today announced the HP Z240 Tower and Z240 SFF Workstations with next generation Intel processors and HP Z Turbo Drive options, raising the bar for entry-level workstations, while providing the reliability of a workstation at the price point of a deskto Tue, 29 Sep 2015 15:49:02 GMT Esteemed Production Executive Andy Traines Launches Consulting Firm AT Consulting (Los Angeles, California--September 28, 2015) Award-winning Production Executive Andy Traines brings his extensive production company management experience and prodigious industry contacts to AT Consulting, a new West Hollywood-based business consultancy for advertising-related companies. Already to Mon, 28 Sep 2015 20:13:02 GMT Technicolor PostWorks Busy with New and Returning Fall Series (NEW YORK, NEW YORK--September 28, 2015) Technicolor PostWorks is providing post-production services for a number of new and returning series airing this fall. They include highly-anticipated shows from ABC, IFC, Netflix, Amazon, USA and Showtime. Mon, 28 Sep 2015 20:01:01 GMT TourGigs Relies on Blackmagic Design for AV and Streaming at Switchfoot Bro-Am Fundraiser (Fremont, California--September 28, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced that Austin, TX based concert film technology company TourGigs used Blackmagic products, including ATEM 1 ME Production Studio 4K switchers, for live production and live streaming at the 11th annual Switchfoot Bro-Am fundrai Mon, 28 Sep 2015 20:00:02 GMT Atos Chooses NOA for ORF’s 600,000-tape Archive Project (Vienna, Austria--September 28, 2015) Pan-European digital services leader Atos has chosen NOA technology for a 10-year archiving project for Austrian national broadcaster ORF (sterreichischer Rundfunk). ORFs archiving program is the third large-scale European archiving project in recent months to b Mon, 28 Sep 2015 08:55:01 GMT LightWave 3D Group Announces Final 2D/3D Crossgrade and Upgrade Opportunity for LightWave 2015 (September 25, 2015) Until September 30, 2015, add LightWave 2015 to any creative pipeline and save on future LightWave upgrades Fri, 25 Sep 2015 23:13:02 GMT Chainsaw Sinks Its Teeth into "Teen Wolf" (LOS ANGELES, California--September 25, 2015) Post production finishing for the fifth season of Teen Wolf is currently underway at Chainsaw, a SIM Group company. The MTV series about an awkward high school student who is secretly a werewolf, is among cables most popular scripted series among young a Fri, 25 Sep 2015 20:17:01 GMT Sony Pictures Post Production Services Boosts Mixing Resources with Avid S6 (Culver City, California--September 25, 2015) Continuing to expand its resources for motion picture and television sound, Sony Pictures Post Production Services has installed an Avid S6 control surface in its 158-seat Anthony Quinn Theatre. The largest Avid S6 console installed anywhere to date, the Fri, 25 Sep 2015 20:16:01 GMT 2015 AICP Membership Survey Results Announced (Los Angeles, California--September 24, 2015) The Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP) today announced the release of its thirteenth Annual Survey of the Commercial Production Industry. The study, conducted by Bovitz, a Los Angeles based market research consultancy, measures indust Thu, 24 Sep 2015 16:35:21 GMT Humble Signs Gerard de Thame (Los Angeles, California--September 24, 2015) Humble today announced that director Gerard de Thame has joined its roster for commercial representation in the U.S. and Canada. Based in London, de Thame is a versatile storyteller whose award-winning spots have established him as a top commercial direc Thu, 24 Sep 2015 16:34:02 GMT A+E Networks Gets Content to Market Around the World Faster with Aframe (London--September 24, 2015) AE Networks award-winning programming reaches more than 330 million subscribers in 200 countries. The content is distributed through its portfolio of channel brands, HISTORY, AampampE, Lifetime, H2, Crime Investigation and FYI, and is licensed to third party broadcast t Thu, 24 Sep 2015 16:33:01 GMT TEDxFUKUOKA Uses Blackmagic Design's Studio Camera 4K for Live Streaming (Fremont, California--September 24, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced that Blackmagic products, including Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K and ATEM 1 ME Production Studio 4K, were used for the live streaming and recording of seminars held at the hugely successful TEDxFUKUOKA 2015 event in Japan. TE Thu, 24 Sep 2015 16:32:02 GMT Venice Golden Lion Winner “From Afar” Finished by Terminal Using Davinci Resolve (Mexico City, Mexico--September 24, 2015) Lorenzo Vigas From Afar (Desde all) was the first Venezuelan production to be selected for the Venice Film Festivals official competition, and last weekend became the first Latin American film in history to take home the festivals grand prize, the Golden Lio Thu, 24 Sep 2015 08:41:05 GMT Director Christopher Kippenberger Heads to Logan & Sons (Los Angeles, CA--September 23, 2015) Logan ampamp Sons, the live-action division of the award-winning, bi-coastal content creation studio LOGAN, has added veteran director Christopher Kippenberger to its roster of filmmakers. Hailed as the most interesting man in car porn and the Terry Richardson o Wed, 23 Sep 2015 21:58:02 GMT NBA 2K16 scores a slam dunk with Faceware (September 23, 2015) The success of sports games relies on engendering a sense of reality not just in the ebb and flow of the sport itself, but in selling the player on the fantasy that they really are in the sneakers of their favourite players. Wed, 23 Sep 2015 20:17:01 GMT Pope Francis' September 26 Mass At Philadelphia's Cathedral Basilica Of Sts. Peter And Paul To Be Ca (Newark, NJ--September 23, 2015) The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, mother church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia, will provide a glorious backdrop for Pope Francis first stop on his visit to the city, a special papal mass to be celebrated for the people of the Archdi Wed, 23 Sep 2015 20:16:02 GMT Cutting Room Put the Fear of Football Gods Into Passive Fans for Fox Sports (New York, NY--September 23, 2015) Cutting Room, NY editor Chuck Willis intensifies the gravity of missing even a snippet of college football game time in the humorous new 30 Pool for Fox Sports, out of Pereira ampamp ODell, New York. Wed, 23 Sep 2015 20:15:01 GMT Panasonic Announces Pricing And Availability For AJ-PX380 AVC-ULTRA Shoulder-Mount Camcorder (Newark, NJ--September 23, 2015) Panasonic announced that at the end of September it will begin shipping the AJ-PX380 13-inch 2.2M 3MOS AVC-ULTRA shoulder-mount camcorder, which offers powerful ITwireless connectivity capabilities and dual codec recording for simultaneous high resolution and proxy i Wed, 23 Sep 2015 20:14:12 GMT One Fine Day Sets L.A. Ablaze in Launch Trailer for “Fear the Walking Dead” on AMC (New York, NY--September 23, 2015) Creative studio One Fine Day (OFD) recently produced the trailer for Fear the Walking Dead, a spin-off of AMCs hit series The Walking Dead. The 30 film went viral, kicking off what became the No.1-rated cable series launch of all time. Wed, 23 Sep 2015 20:13:01 GMT Zylight F8-100 LED Fresnel Helps ‘Legacy Project’ Share Inspiring Stories (Los Angeles, CA--September 23, 2015) His name was Frank Dymock, and for years he sharpened ice skates out of his garage for families free of charge. Brent Foster, director and cinematographer for Foster Visuals in Wallaceburg, Ontario, grew up in the same town and thought Dymock was an amazing char Wed, 23 Sep 2015 20:12:01 GMT Heavenspot Now Part Of M&C Saatchi LA (Los Angeles, CA--September 23, 2015) MampampC Saatchi LA officially announced today that digital and social creative agency Heavenspot is now part of MampampC Saatchi, expanding the agencys digital and social division MampampC Saatchi SHARE. The alliance unites both agencies for intensified creativ Wed, 23 Sep 2015 20:11:01 GMT Telestream Provides Media Transcoding & Transformation Platform for Fox International Channel Europe (Nevada City, CA--September 23, 2015) Telestream, the leading provider of digital video tools and workflow solutions today announced the successful deployment of a Vantage media processing and intelligent workflow automation platform at Fox International Channel (FIC) Europe ampamp Africas new produ Wed, 23 Sep 2015 20:10:02 GMT Post Haste Digital Forms Strategic Alliance with Larson Studios (Los Angeles, California--September 22, 2015) Independent post-production facilities Post Haste Digital and Larson Studios have joined forces to extend audio and video post production services in West Los Angeles. As part of the arrangement, Hollywood-based Larson will operate the Main Stage in Post Tue, 22 Sep 2015 16:19:01 GMT Blackmagic Design's Cintel and URSA Win 2015 International Design Excellence Awards (Fremont, California--September 22, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced that its Cintel film scanner and URSA digital film camera have been recognized by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) in their annual International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA). Tue, 22 Sep 2015 16:18:01 GMT Band Pro Announces New Sales Manager: Jeffrey A. Reyes (Burbank, CA--September 21, 2015) Band Pro Film ampamp Digital, Inc. announced today that Mr. Jeffrey A. Reyes has been appointed Sales Manager at the companys Burbank headquarters. Coinciding with this, prior Sales Manager Nir Reches has been promoted to Vice President-Key Accounts, in recognition Mon, 21 Sep 2015 18:44:13 GMT ASG Lunch & Learn Features Harmonic Demo For Edit Suites (Emeryville, CA--September 21, 2015) Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading video, data, audio and film integration firm, will present a Lunch ampamp Learn program on Oct. 1, 2015, from 11 a.m. to 130 p.m. at Harmonics headquarters in San Jose. The presentation will show how Harmonics MediaGrid sha Mon, 21 Sep 2015 18:27:01 GMT Cut+Run Editor Georgia Dodson Experiences "Call of Duty" With Director Matt Lenski (September 21, 2015) Editor Georgia Dodson reunited with Director Matt Lenski (Arts ampamp Sciences) to edit his new short film Call of Duty, which has made the festival rounds this year, including TrueFalse Film Festival, the Nashville Film Festival, and more. Mon, 21 Sep 2015 17:43:01 GMT Zoic Adds Seasoned VFX Supervisor Stephan Fleet (Los Angeles, California--September 21, 2015) Culver City-based visual effects house Zoic Studios has added veteran VFX supervisor Stephan Fleet. With a diverse background in VFX and digital media, he has held posts as a visual effects supervisor for such top TV titles as Extant, The Whispers and Sc Mon, 21 Sep 2015 17:42:01 GMT