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The spot is part of the new Into The Galaxy campaign and focuses Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:41:01 GMT Quantel and Snell announce new sales organization https://news.creativecow.net/story/878573 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878573 (Newbury, UK--March 27, 2015) Quantel and Snell today announced the reorganization of its international sales operation under three newly-appointed regional heads, each heading up fully integrated Quantel and Snell sales structures. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:16:04 GMT Sting's Steerpike Studio Stays Committed To Prism Sound Converters https://news.creativecow.net/story/878568 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878568 (Cambridge, UK--March 27, 2015) Despite a pedigree that goes back nearly 20 years, Prism Sounds ADA-8 multichannel converter has maintained its status as an outstanding piece of technology and a prized item in many top end recording facilities, including Sterling Sound, Cornell University, British G Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:10:13 GMT Accusys ExaSAN to Introduce the A16T2-Share shareable Thunderbolt storage at NAB show 2015 - SL13416 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878567 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878567 (Jhubei City, Taiwan--March 27, 2015) At NAB show 2015, Accusys storage Ltd. will be exhibiting the innovative shareable Thunderbolt storage, A16T2-Share, a product designed to overcome the limitations of existing Thunderbolt direct attached storage and to provide its users with a productivity-boost Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:09:02 GMT BBS Lighting Intros Pipeline System Remote Phosphor Lights and more at NAB https://news.creativecow.net/story/878566 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878566 (March 27, 2015) BBS Lighting, pioneer of revolutionary remote phosphor technology in LED lighting fixtures, will show a variety of professional lighting innovations at NAB booth C11546. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:37:06 GMT Blackmagic Design Announces Teranex 3.2 Update https://news.creativecow.net/story/878560 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878560 (Fremont, CA--March 26, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced the immediate availability of Teranex 3.2 Update which provides a major update to Teranex Express by adding full motion standards conversions for a total of 1089 real time SD, HD and Ultra HD format conversions. With this new software u Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:13:02 GMT Roger Welcomes CD Dane Macbeth; Promotes Brandon Stevenson to Head of Production https://news.creativecow.net/story/878559 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878559 (Los Angeles, CA--March 26, 2015) Mixed-media production studio Roger continues its mission to grow its senior leadership by welcoming Dane Macbeth as Creative Director and promoting Producer Brandon Stevenson to Head of Production. The appointments come as Roger continues expanding its creative foo Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:11:01 GMT Xsens and Mindride Help “Love Has No Labels” PSA Reach Over 85 Million Viewers https://news.creativecow.net/story/878558 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878558 (Enschede, The Netherlands--March 26, 2015) With 85 million views and counting, Love Has No Labels is a bonafide hit. While its message of unbiased love helped make this video go viral, the technical effects were just as potent. Pairing people with Xsens mocap sensors, experiential design firm Mindr Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:51:05 GMT Canon U.S.A. Puts Its Latest Digital Imaging Solutions on Display with Interactive Booth Demonstrati https://news.creativecow.net/story/878557 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878557 (Melville, NY--March 26, 2015) At the 2015 NAB Show in Las Vegas, NV, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, will showcase its full line of professional, high definition imaging equipment for motion picture, television production, video content creation, and still photography at Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:50:01 GMT News from Archion: NAB 2015 product showcase https://news.creativecow.net/story/878556 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878556 (Las Vegas, NV--March 26, 2015) Archion Technologies, a pioneer in high-performance collaborative storage solutions for media workflows, will be showcasing its price performance-leading EditStor EO and introducing two new products at NAB 2015 -- EditStor Omni, a powerhouse for handling the challenge Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:49:01 GMT Leader Instruments Lv5490 Chosen For First 4k/uhd Mobile https://news.creativecow.net/story/878554 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878554 (Fullerton, CA--March 26, 2015) A Leader Instruments LV5490 4KHDSD-SDI multi-mode waveform monitor has been chosen by the Mobile TV Group for integration into North Americas first 4KUHD mobile production unit. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:47:01 GMT Marquis Launches Solo Parking Giveaway https://news.creativecow.net/story/878553 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878553 (March 26, 2015) Marquis Broadcast, expert in content workflows and media integration software, specialises in moving media. The Company has today announced its biggest ever promotion a giveaway of 100 copies of Solo Parking, its new archive and restore solution aimed at freelance editors or small f Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:30:02 GMT SMPTE 2015 NAB Show Preview Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® Booth L28 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878552 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878552 (March 26, 2015) SMPTE at the 2015 NAB Show The 2015 NAB Shows Technology Summit on Cinema (TSC) Building the Future of Storytelling, produced in partnership with SMPTE, will be dedicated to exploring the technical and creative innovations that will define the cinema experience of tomorrow. Highligh Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:29:01 GMT Grass Valley News: TV Cultura Adds a Half Dozen Grass Valley LDX https://news.creativecow.net/story/878551 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878551 (Montreal, Canada--March 26, 2015) So Paulo-based TV Cultura has been relying on solutions from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, to provide overall operational excellence in its studios for almost a decade. So when the time came to upgrade its cameras, the choice was an easy one. Six new LDX Flex camer Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:16:07 GMT Ikegami To Exhibit 8k And 4k Technology At 2015 Nab Show https://news.creativecow.net/story/878550 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878550 (Neuss, Germany--March 26, 2015) Ikegami, a leader in HD cameras and production equipment for TV broadcasters, networks, and other HD content creators, will display a wide range of advanced systems and technologies at the 2015 NAB Show. This years NAB exhibition halls will be open April 13-16 at the Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:15:02 GMT IABM partners with new entity DPP Ltd https://news.creativecow.net/story/878549 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878549 (Gloucestershire, UK--March 26, 2015) IABM is establishing a dialogue with new entity DPP Ltd. From 1 April, the Digital Production Partnership, an informal collaboration between BBC, ITV and Channel 4, will become a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee known as DPP Ltd. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:09:01 GMT Anton/Bauer Unveils Pivotal New Features for Digital Battery and Performance Charger Series at NAB 2 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878548 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878548 (Bury St Edmunds, UK--March 26, 2015) AntonBauer, a Vitec Group brand and premier provider of battery, charging and monitoring technologies for the broadcast, film and video industries, will be showcasing important new additions to its Digital Battery and Performance Charger Series at NAB 2015. Anto Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:00:02 GMT TDC announces partnership with NIDA - Australia’s National Institute of Dramatic Art https://news.creativecow.net/story/878546 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878546 (March 26, 2015) TDC - Technical Direction Company is proud to announce a pioneering partnership with the National Institute of Dramatic Art, which will see TDC provide invaluable expertise, guidance and support to the next generation of Australias artists, technical theatre designers and practition Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:24:05 GMT Littlefox Communications Chooses Aframe Cloud Video Platform https://news.creativecow.net/story/878545 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878545 (Westford, MA--March 26, 2015) Aframe announced that UK-based Littlefox Communications has chosen Aframes Cloud Video Platform as a collaborative space to manage and edit the video content it creates for its clients. As a digital communications company specialising in video to aid and develop busine Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:18:02 GMT HDMI 2.0 Now Standard in All Archimedia 4K/UHD Appliances https://news.creativecow.net/story/878544 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878544 (Delray Beach, FL--March 26, 2015) Archimedia, a company whose technology brings precise media intelligence to the professionals desktop, TV, UHDTV, and SDI infrastructure, today announced that HDMI 2.0 outputs are now a standard feature of Atlas 4KUHD and Atlas Extreme and will be included in all f Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:10:01 GMT Orad Presents 3D Pre-Visualization at NAB Booth SL6317 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878543 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878543 (March 26, 2015) Orad will be presenting for the first time at NAB a unique 3D pre-visualization tool for broadcasters. The solution is ideal for virtual studio designers, providing them with the option to walk through a virtual studio from the cameras perspective. The solution, which provides a pow Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:04:02 GMT Bringing Meaning to Chappie's Colour https://news.creativecow.net/story/878541 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878541 (London, UK--March 26, 2015) Leading post-house, SKYLAB, recently developed an innovative new workflow to tightly integrate creative grading with both editorial and VFX for Neill Blomkamps new movie, Chappie. Working with visual effects studio, Image Engine, the team created a seamless feature-finis Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:46:04 GMT PR: Billy Gabor Tapped as Managing Director of Deluxe Creative https://news.creativecow.net/story/878538 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878538 (Atlanta, CA--March 26, 2015) Deluxe Creative Services has promoted Billy Gabor from Senior Colorist to Managing Director of its Atlanta studio, which currently is home to local outposts of Company 3, Method, Encore and Beast. The new position serves to further unify the post production services of Thu, 26 Mar 2015 06:37:01 GMT Ikegami To Showcase 8K & 4K Technology, Exhibit HC-HD300 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878537 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878537 (Maywood, NJ--March 26, 2015) Ikegami , a leader in HD cameras and production equipment for TV broadcasters, networks, and other HD content creators, will display a wide range of advanced systems and technologies at the 2015 NAB Show. This years NAB exhibition halls will be open April 13-16 at the L Thu, 26 Mar 2015 06:34:02 GMT Registration Now Open for EditShare Shared Storage NAB 2015 Great https://news.creativecow.net/story/878536 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878536 (March 26, 2015) EditShare(R), the technology leader in intelligent storage and media management solutions, has opened registration for its NAB 2015 EditShare Shared Storage Great Give Away. Open to all NAB attendees, the promotion gives entrants a chance to win one of three EditShare 8TB Ultra shar Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:39:01 GMT Chainsaw Adds Colorist Kim Schneider https://news.creativecow.net/story/878535 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878535 (Los Angeles, CA--March 26, 2015) Continuing to build its resources for scripted television, Chainsaw, a SIM Group company, today announces the hiring of veteran colorist Kim Schneider. Schneider arrives with more than 20 years of experience in television post production, including a 7-year run as f Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:38:01 GMT Boris FX and Imagineer Systems Team Up to Unveil New Graphics and VFX Tools at NAB 2015 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878534 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878534 (Boston, MA--March 26, 2015) Boris FX, the leading developer in VFX and workflow solutions for film and video, and Imagineer Systems, the Academy Award-winning developer of mocha Planar Tracking tools, will be previewing the newest versions of flagship products, Boris Continuum Complete and mocha Pr Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:36:02 GMT Anton/Bauer Adds Fuse Link Technology to Digital Batteries; NAB 2015, Booth #C6025 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878533 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878533 (Shelton, CT--March 26, 2015) Advanced Battery Safety Technology and Asset Tracking for the Digital Age AntonBauer, a Vitec Group brand and premier provider of battery, charging and monitoring technologies for the broadcast, film and video industries, will be showcasing important new additions to it Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:34:02 GMT Xsens and Mindride Help “Love Has No Labels” PSA Reach Over 85 Million Viewers https://news.creativecow.net/story/878532 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878532 (Enschede, The Netherlands--March 26, 2015) With 85 million views and counting, Love Has No Labels is a bonafide hit. While its message of unbiased love helped make this video go viral, the technical effects were just as potent. Pairing people with Xsens mocap sensors, experiential design firm Mindr Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:31:01 GMT RCS to Debut New Version of LaunchPad at NAB 2015 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878531 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878531 (Burbank, California--March 26, 2015) Ahead of the 2014 US midterm elections, Reality Check Systems (RCS) collaborated with the government and elections team (gov) at Twitter to customize one of RCS Twitter Bullet mobile graphics workstations for use in the broadcast of Chicago Tonights 2014 U.S. Se Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:29:01 GMT ArsenalFX Provides Flame and Compositing Work on New Samsung Jewels Spot for Client McKinney https://news.creativecow.net/story/878530 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878530 (Santa Monica, CA--March 26, 2015) ArsenalFX, a leading visual effects, motion graphics and design studio specializing inglobal commercial media and entertainment services, has just completed work on a new Samsung spot through client McKinney of North Carolina. ArsenalFX provided Flame cleanup and c Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:26:02 GMT Nice Shoes Colorist Lenny Mastrandrea Roasts Justin Bieber For Comedy Central https://news.creativecow.net/story/878529 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878529 (March 26, 2015) Nice Shoes colorist Lenny Mastrandrea, who has worked with Comedy Central on promos for many of their hit shows, brought his skills to the channels campaign for the upcoming roast of pop superstar Justin Bieber. Mastrandrea was tasked with creating a high contrast, saturated look ac Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:21:01 GMT Cinedeck File Based Insert_Editing Smashes Editor https://news.creativecow.net/story/878527 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878527 (New York, NY--March 25, 2015) Cinedeck File-Based Insert Editing Smashes Editorial Roadblock Unique capability eliminates program re-rendering and dramatically improves productivity in mainstream NLE workflows Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:18:02 GMT New Schneider Filters, Lenses and Chrosziel Products at NAB C6037 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878526 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878526 (March 25, 2015) Schneider Optics, will unveil a range of new products at the upcoming NAB convention and exhibition in Las Vegas opening April 12, in booth C6037. The newest member of the True Steak family of top-of-the-line MPTV filters will be unveiled. When mounted in front of the shooting lens, Wed, 25 Mar 2015 02:13:02 GMT NAB News: IABM to reveal exclusive market intelligence https://news.creativecow.net/story/878525 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878525 (Gloucestershfire, UK--March 21, 2015) IABM will be hosting its highly-anticipated annual State of the Industry Breakfast at this years NAB event Sat, 21 Mar 2015 09:20:02 GMT A/v Giant Rentex Fields 20 Panasonic Ak-hc3800 Hd Studio Cameras https://news.creativecow.net/story/878524 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878524 (Newark, NJ--March 21, 2015) Rentex (Canton, MA), one of the nations largest, most established wholesale providers of computer, audiovisual ampamp production rental equipment, has recently increased its supply of Panasonic AK-HC3800 HD studio cameras to 20 units. Sat, 21 Mar 2015 00:04:02 GMT NAB News: Autoscript E.P.I.C. 19 makes its debut alongside new remote control solution https://news.creativecow.net/story/878523 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878523 (Twickenham, UK--March 20, 2015) Autoscript, a Vitec Group brand, will showcase its recently launched E.P.I.C. 19 to NAB visitors for the first time, including a new feature, display remote control. The new 19 inch Enhanced Prompting Information Centre offers large studios one of the lightest and mo Fri, 20 Mar 2015 16:06:01 GMT Award-winning Director Paul Goldman Joins ModOp Films https://news.creativecow.net/story/878459 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878459 (March 20, 2015) ModOp Films continues to expand its diverse talent roster with the addition of internationally recognized director Paul Goldman. Goldman is known for storytelling campaigns for Fiat, Yellow Pages, Toyota, Kraft, PetCo and Canal Plus, among others. His dance spectacular for DCs Metro Fri, 20 Mar 2015 15:17:01 GMT NAB 2015: EditShare Raises the Bar for Collaboration and Media Management with New “Enterprise-Class https://news.creativecow.net/story/878520 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878520 (Boston, Massachusetts--March 20, 2015) NAB 2015 Press Previews Fri, 20 Mar 2015 06:56:51 GMT 12th Annual Editors' Lounge Pre-NAB Panel To Discuss The State Of The Post-Production Industry https://news.creativecow.net/story/878519 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878519 (March 20, 2015) Its that time of the year again NAB 2015 is just around the corner and that means its time for the Editors Lounge Pre-NAB Discussion Panel. Now in its 12th year of humorous anecdotes and off-topic-discussion, the event will be held Friday, March 27 at Key Code Media, 270 S. Flower S Fri, 20 Mar 2015 06:56:02 GMT TV-Film chooses Ikegami HDK-970A cameras for OB truck Ü6 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878516 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878516 (Vienna, Austria--March 20, 2015) TV-Film, a Vienna-based company specialising in providing mobile television production services, outside broadcast vehicles and related equipment, has purchased Ikegami HDK-970A and HDK-97A cameras for its 6 OB truck. The sale was negotiated by Ikegamis Austrian dea Fri, 20 Mar 2015 06:45:02 GMT Whitehouse Post Helps Etihad Soar with Nicole Kidman https://news.creativecow.net/story/878515 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878515 (March 20, 2015) London-based Whitehouse Post Editor Adam Marshall cuts a gorgeous 60 for Abu Dhabi-based airlines Etihad Airways, via MampC Saatchi Sydney and Director Atanasio Martinez of Thomas Thomas Films. Flying Reimagined, starring Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman, is a tantalizing glimps Fri, 20 Mar 2015 05:43:13 GMT Atomos Shogun Adds Free Functionality for Filmmakers https://news.creativecow.net/story/878514 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878514 (Melbourne, Australia--March 20, 2015) In the space of only 3 months, the Atomos Shogun has quickly cemented itself as the indispensable tool for filmmakers. It is the only product on the market that combines a 4K ProRes 10-bit recorder, 1920 x 1200 high pixel density monitor, professional balanced Fri, 20 Mar 2015 05:40:09 GMT Kodak Supports International Student Filmmaking Community https://news.creativecow.net/story/878513 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878513 (ROCHESTER, New York--March 20, 2015) As part of Kodaks ongoing commitment to the next generation of filmmakers, the company has issued its annual call for entries in the 2015 KODAK Scholarship Program. This international program is designed to encourage and foster new talent by honoring student fil Fri, 20 Mar 2015 05:32:27 GMT Film Riot's Epic Summer Film Project https://news.creativecow.net/story/878512 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878512 (Dallas, Texas--March 20, 2015) Film Riot (httpswww.youtube.comuserfilmriotfeatured) and Triune Films foundercreator, Ryan Connolly, announced today the launch of Film Riots Epic Summer, a three month film project created to showcase the work of three up-and-coming indie film directors. For this amb Fri, 20 Mar 2015 05:26:02 GMT SuperExploder adds Meredith Nazzaro https://news.creativecow.net/story/878510 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878510 (New York, New York--March 20, 2015) New York-based audio house SuperExploder has added industry veteran Meredith Nazzaro as Senior Producer. With over a decade of experience in post production, she has worked extensively across broadcast promotions and commercials, collaborating with leading televi Fri, 20 Mar 2015 05:04:02 GMT Powerhouse Director Jim Sonzero Joins Forces with Andrew Hall https://news.creativecow.net/story/878509 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878509 (Los Angeles, California--March 20, 2015) Celebrity Director Jim Sonzero of Sonzero Films has joined forces with Andrew Hall Management for representation on the West Coast. Sonzero has earned an international reputation in many genres he is known for his superb visual craftsmanship, technical execu Fri, 20 Mar 2015 05:03:01 GMT SIM Digital Atlantic Moves to New Location in Halifax https://news.creativecow.net/story/878508 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878508 (Halifax--March 20, 2015) SIM Digital, Canadas leading rental house for cameras and other equipment for motion picture and television production, has relocated its office in Halifax. The new location, on Thornhill Drive in Dartmouth, is in the same facility that houses its affiliate, PS Production S Fri, 20 Mar 2015 05:02:02 GMT Vitec Videocom Sets the Stage for Evolution https://news.creativecow.net/story/878507 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878507 (London, UK--March 20, 2015) Vitec Videocom, known for its world-class video brands, is evolving its structure to put the tools and technologies developed for professional broadcasters and cinematographers into the hands of a growing community of independent content creators. The companys push to de Fri, 20 Mar 2015 05:01:02 GMT Sam2 Makes An Impact With “The Journey”; Over 100 Stations Air Documentary Special for Black History https://news.creativecow.net/story/878506 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878506 (Dallas, Texas--March 20, 2015) This year local TV stations across America commemorated Black History Month in an engaging new way over 100 stations aired The Journey 450 Years of the African-American Experience, a fascinating documentary special that attracted large viewing audiences, as well as i Fri, 20 Mar 2015 05:00:01 GMT