Creative COW News Creative COW is home to the top-rated Adobe After Effects, Apple Final Cut Pro, Avid, Discreet Combustion, Media 100 844x and Pinnacle Cinewave user forums support communities. Dedicated to media professionals, the Cow offers "More Signal, Less Noise." en-us Sat, 28 Feb 2015 20:00:00 GMT PHP Script 20th Century Fox's "Kingsman: The Secret Service" Graded on DaVinci Resolve at Goldcrest Post London (Fremont, California--February 25, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced that Matthew Vaughans big screen adaptation The Secret Service was finished on DaVinci Resolve by Goldcrest Post colorist Rob Pizzey. Set in the world of British super spies, it stars Colin Firth, Michael Caine and Samuel L. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:21:01 GMT Committee Films Calls On SPLICE® Creative Team For New ABC Docudrama Series "In An Instant" (Minneapolis, Minnesota--February 25, 2015) For its newest television series, In An Instant, a two-hour, docudrama premiering on ABC on March 6th, COMMITTEE FILMS takes on breathtaking stories of the profound will to survive when people are staring death in the face. COMMITTEE called on long-time po Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:20:00 GMT Cogswell College Students Develop and Create 3D Animatable Rigs for 12 Unique Digital Characters (Sunnyvale, California--February 25, 2015) Cogswell College, a leading educational institution offering a unique curriculum fusing Digital Art, Engineering and Entrepreneurship, has announced that students within its Digital Art amp Animation program have developed and created 3D animatable rigs dep Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:19:01 GMT Jordan Brand Teams With Stardust & AKQA For "Last Shot" Immersive Experience at "All Star Weekend" (Santa Monica, California--February 25, 2015) Jordan Brand teamed with Creative Shop Stardust and Innovation Agency AKQA, to create The Last Shot, an Immersive Experience which marked one of the pinnacle events at this past months All Star Weekend in New York City. The creative team at Stardust coll Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:18:01 GMT Cartoni Celebrates 80 Years of World-Class Camera Support with Rebate Program (NORTH HOLLYWOOD, California--February 25, 2015) Cartoni, the world leader is camera support, marks its 80th anniversary this year and its celebrating with a big savings across its product line through its 80 Years 80 Rebate Program. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:17:01 GMT High Definition 3D Reality Computing Takes a Step Forward (February 25, 2015) The ability to digitize reality into high definition 3D just took another step forward Autodesk Memento, previously available as an Autodesk Labs technology preview, is now available as a free public beta. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:01:01 GMT Oscar-Winning Art Director's Work to Showcase This Saturday (North Hollywood, California--February 25, 2015) Gene Allen Among Artists Showcased at Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:00:01 GMT phoenix rises to HD with IQ Modular infrastructure (Newbury, UK--February 25, 2015) German public broadcaster phoenix, which delivers in-depth news and factual programming as a complementary service to Germanys popular ARD and ZDF channels, is upgrading to full HD operation. The upgrade, which is being carried out without interruption to the TV stat Wed, 25 Feb 2015 20:56:01 GMT Codex congratulates Emmanuel Lubezki AMC ASC On Historic Cinematography Awards (London, UK--February 25, 2015) Codex congratulates Emmanuel Chivo Lubezki AMC ASC on receiving the 2015 Best Cinematography Awards at the Oscar, BAFTA and American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) awards ceremonies for his work on director Alejandro Gonzlez Irritus Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtu Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:05:02 GMT Six SMPTE Members Earn Honors From AMPAS (WHITE PLAINS, New York--February 25, 2015) The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that SMPTE members have been recognized Wed, 25 Feb 2015 04:54:01 GMT Avid Customers Make a Clean Sweep at the 87th Academy Awards® (Burlington, Massachusetts--February 24, 2015) Avid (NasdaqAVID) today congratulated its customers for their outstanding achievements at the 87th Academy Awards, the worlds most prestigious film industry awards. Every winner and nominee in the Best Picture, Film Editing, Sound Editing and Sound Mixi Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:40:55 GMT Media Alert: ProMAX Announces New Network Archive Appliances (February 24, 2015) ProMAX, the manufacturer of Platform workflow servers, high-performance ONE editing workstations, and network archive appliances, is announcing new ProMAX archive products with a customer upgrade trade-in promotion, and is presenting hands-on demonstrations of the new Platform Po Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:00:01 GMT UNESCO World Heritage Site Goes Interactive with LightWave 3D and Unity (Burbank, California--February 24, 2015) The Villa of Greta and Fritz Tugendhat in Brno, Czech Republic, built in 1930, is a pioneering monument to modern European architecture and a designated UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. Now the freestanding, three-story villa, which is a must-see structur Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:57:01 GMT Latest ARRI Press Release: New L10 LED Fresnel expands L-Series family (Munich--February 24, 2015) ARRI is proud to announce the L10, the newest edition to its L-Series family of LED Fresnels, which also includes the portable L5 and mid-range L7. The introduction of the L10 fulfills ARRIs mission to provide a full line of high-performance LED Fresnels to the film, broa Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:49:02 GMT Codex recruits Brian Gaffney as new VP of Business Development (London, UK--February 24, 2015) Codex today announced that industry veteran, Brian Gaffney, has joined Codex as VP Business Development. Gaffney has many years of digital production experience, and is well-known in production and post-production circles around the motion picture and broadcast indust Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:38:01 GMT OptiTrack MoCap Technology Powers Virtual Reality Hiking Experience for Merrell (Corvallis, Oregon--February 24, 2015) For the recent launch of its new Capra hiking boot, outdoor apparel brand Merrell aimed to make a splash with its adventure-loving customers by transporting them to a mountaintop using virtual reality (VR) technology. Merrell and its advertising agency, Hill Ho Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:33:02 GMT Pictorvision to Host Digital Cinema Society Seminar on Aerial Cinematography (Van Nuys, California--February 24, 2015) Pictorvision, leading aerial cinematography specialists for both manned and unmanned operation, announces that in collaboration with the Digital Cinema Society it will host a seminar on the exploration of the world of professional aerial cinematography. The Tue, 24 Feb 2015 01:16:01 GMT 'Grand Budapest Hotel' Model Now at The Hollywood Museum (February 24, 2015) The Hollywood Museum, which houses the most extensive collection of Hollywood memorabilia in the world, today announced that the miniature model from the Oscar-winning Grand Budapest Hotelis on exclusive display in the museums Celebration of Entertainment Awards Exhibit. Visitors Tue, 24 Feb 2015 01:15:01 GMT News: 3sixtymedia installs 20 Baselight for Avid seats (London, UK--February 24, 2015) 3sixtymedia, which provides post-production, creative services and studio crewing for broadcast productions in the north of England, has added a Baselight TWO colour grading system with Blackboard control panel. To integrate grading into the entire post workflow even Tue, 24 Feb 2015 00:21:01 GMT Where Are They Now – The View From 35 Years In The Future (New York, New York--February 24, 2015) The AICP today launched a series of short films to promote the Call for Entries to the 2015 AICP Awards the AICP Show and AICP Next Awards. The campaign, under the banner Craft Your Legacy, is viewable at, and promotes the fact the a Tue, 24 Feb 2015 00:19:01 GMT "Gallipoli" Uses Blackmagic URSA and Blackmagic Production Camera 4K (Fremont, California--February 24, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced the new television mini series Gallipoli used Blackmagic URSA EF and Blackmagic Production Camera 4K cameras to capture a variety of scenes and shots throughout the show. This included using the URSA to capture the shows stun Tue, 24 Feb 2015 00:17:01 GMT Codex Delivers Recording And Workflow For ARRI ALEXA MINI (London, UK--February 24, 2015) Codex , the industry leader in high-end digital recording and workflow equipment for motion picture and TV production, has once again collaborated with ARRI to develop the recording and workflow system for an exciting new addition to the ALEXA family the ALEXA Mini. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 00:16:02 GMT London's Coach House Studios invests in Pablo Rio (Newbury, UK--February 24, 2015) Coach House Studios, based at Londons Twickenham Studios, has purchased a turnkey Pablo Rio 4KO high quality color and finishing system to complete 4K post production on features, long-form dramas and documentaries. Coach House Studios offers HD to 4K picture post ed Tue, 24 Feb 2015 00:15:01 GMT ARRI ANNOUNCES COMPACT AND LIGHTWEIGHT ALEXA MINI (Munich--February 23, 2015) ARRI announces the new ALEXA Mini, a versatile additional tool in the ARRI ALEXA camera range that combines a compact and lightweight form factor with the same unparalleled image quality that has made the ALEXA system a gold standard for the industry. Designed for special Mon, 23 Feb 2015 19:46:01 GMT The ‘Pay’ Forward – CABSAT 2015 Conferences To Boost Regional Media Companies’ Revenue Potential Mega Studios, Brands and Media and Content Houses Include Al Jazeera, the UKs Channel 4, Coca Cola Co., Comedy Central, The Creative Grid, Ericsson Media Room, Fox International, ESPN, Huffington Post, icflix, ITV UK, MBC, MTV, NBA, Netflix, Nickelodeon, OSN, Paramount, Piksel, Rotana, Scribble Live Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:20:02 GMT Facilis Technology to Showcase Latest Version of TerraBlock at NAB 2015 (Hudson, Massachusetts--February 21, 2015) At NAB 2015, Facilis (booth SL8811), a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage systems and dynamic workflow solutions for the film, broadcast and AV markets, will showcase significant innovations to its TerraBlock s Sat, 21 Feb 2015 06:43:01 GMT RTÉ Adopts Telestream Vantage and Lightspeed for FAST Service (Nevada City, California--February 21, 2015) Telestream, the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, has announced the completion of a project with Irelands national broadcaster, RT , Working with its channel partner, Eurotek, Telestream has supplied its Lightspeed server sys Sat, 21 Feb 2015 06:41:06 GMT Steven Tiffen, Jeff Cohen and Michael Fecik Honored with Scientific and Technical Academy Award® of (Hauppauge, New York--February 21, 2015) Steven Tiffen, Jeff Cohen and Michael Fecik of The Tiffen Company, a leading manufacturer of award-winning imaging accessories, were honored with the Scientific and Technical Academy Award of Commendation during the Academys Scientific and Technical Awards pr Sat, 21 Feb 2015 06:40:08 GMT Tapeless Post-Production: File-Based Solutions At February Editors' Lounge (Burbank, California--February 21, 2015) Like it or not, professional videotapes days are numbered. More and more delivery requirements relegate videotape to an archival role or skip the medium altogether. What to do On Friday, February 27th Editors Lounge will present two solutions to help manage t Sat, 21 Feb 2015 06:38:02 GMT Winners Announced at ICG 52nd Annual Publicists Awards (BEVERLY HILLS, California--February 21, 2015) More than 900 Hollywood publicity and marketing executives, producers, studio and network executives, celebrities and press gathered for the International Cinematographers Guild 52nd Annual Publicists Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel today, chaired by Sat, 21 Feb 2015 05:06:01 GMT OSCARS WORK: GO Director Christopher Guest Takes a Candid Look at (Los Angeles, California--February 21, 2015) GO director Christopher Guest unearths the fanatical quirks that come along with parenting a pet in the humorous new 30 The New Parents for PetSmart out of GSDampM, Austin, TX. The spot, which will debut during the 87th Academy Awards broadcast, finds a t Sat, 21 Feb 2015 05:05:01 GMT Sonzero Gets SuperPowers (Los Angeles, California--February 20, 2015) Director Jim Sonzero joins forces with SuperPowers NYC for representation in New York and the East Coast. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 21:35:02 GMT ROGERS SPORTSNET NHL Hockey Comes Through Loud And Clear With Clear-Com Intercom Systems (Alameda, California--February 20, 2015) Clear-Com a global leader in real-time communication solutions and services, has met Rogers Sportsnets need to produce three live hockey broadcasts simultaneously, thanks to the Eclipse HX digital matrix system and CellCom wireless intercom solution. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 19:48:01 GMT Hybrid Studios Upgrades Sound Stage Power (Santa Ana, California--February 20, 2015) Hybrid Studios, Orange Countys premier multimedia AV production facility, has recently upgraded the power distribution system on their sound stage, greatly increasing its maximum capacity and power handling for large-scale projects. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 19:12:02 GMT Visual Effects for 20th Century Fox's "Kingsman: The Secret Service" Composited in Fusion Studio (Fremont, California--February 20, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced that Fusion Studio was used by VFX house Doc amp A Soc to construct some of the most complex visual effects in Matthew Vaughns latest worldwide cinema release Kingsman The Secret Service. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 18:35:01 GMT Snell asymmetric video router range offers increased flexibility with new mixed audio/video and audi (Newbury, UK--February 20, 2015) Quantel announced today that the Snell Vega range of asymmetric routers now supports mixed video and AES audio routing as well as audio-only operation. This new development brings Vega power and versatility to a wider range of applications while delivering significan Fri, 20 Feb 2015 13:59:02 GMT Aframe To Unveil Next Generation of Cloud Video Collaboration Platform at NAB 2015 (Westford, MA--February 20, 2015) At NAB 2015, on booth SL10210 Aframe will launch the next generation of its cloud video collaboration platform. Aframe enables teams to upload, transcode and store video footage, organize content and collaborate across locations and time zones at every stage of the Fri, 20 Feb 2015 07:31:02 GMT Art Directors Guild Gallery Exhibit Opens Sat, Feb. 28 (Los Angeles, California--February 20, 2015) The Art Directors Guild (IATSE Local 800) Gallery 800 announces its second art exhibition of 2015, Landscapes, opening Saturday, February 28, 2015 with a hosted reception from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Located in the heart of the famed NoHo Arts District, Gallery Fri, 20 Feb 2015 07:30:01 GMT Alkemy X Talks Creative Behind 'The Leftovers.' (February 20, 2015) The Leftovers Move Forward Fri, 20 Feb 2015 07:29:02 GMT Chris Haarhoff, SOC (Birdman) recipient of Camera Operator of the Year for Feature Film and Christop (Los Angeles, California--February 19, 2015) The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) announced winners of the Camera Operator of the Year Awards in film and television at its 2015 Annual Lifetime Achievement awards at the Paramount Theater at Paramount Studios, Hollywood on Sunday February 8th, 2015. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:20:02 GMT BBC Worldwide Selects Zoo Digital To Deliver Global Subtitling And Captioning Solution (February 19, 2015) BBC Worldwide, the wholly owned commercial subsidiary of the BBC, has selected ZOO Digital to provide a pioneering new subtitling and captioning solution for its global operations. The technology-powered service provider will deliver a cloud-based media workflow management system Thu, 19 Feb 2015 03:46:01 GMT Canon U.S.A. Improves Upon Performance, Operability And Usability With New HJ24ex7.5B Broadcast ENG (Melville, New York--February 19, 2015) Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced today the launch of the Canon HDTV Zoom Lens HJ24ex7.5B i, an affordable, high-quality portable telephoto HD lens for high-end Electronic News Gathering applications. As the successor to the Thu, 19 Feb 2015 03:30:02 GMT PS Production Services Lights Up "Fifty Shades of Grey" (Toronto--February 18, 2015) PS Production Services, a SIM Group company, provided lighting and grip equipment to the production of the new film Fifty Shades of Grey from director Sam Taylor-Johnson and Universal Pictures. The lighting and grip package included more than 100 fixtures supplied throug Wed, 18 Feb 2015 20:46:01 GMT Feature Film “Inside the Belly of a Dragon” Shot on Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera (Fremont, California--February 18, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced that the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera was used to shoot the feature film Inside the Belly of a Dragon, an official selection of the 2014 Cambodia International Film Festival. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 20:12:01 GMT GDC 2015: Autodesk Spotlights New Tools and Leading Developers (February 18, 2015) As Game Developers Conference 2015 draws near, Autodesk is gearing up to unveil the latest updates to the award-winning game creation tools, including an exclusive technology preview. Throughout the show, Autodesk will also highlight developers behind some of 2014s most popular A Wed, 18 Feb 2015 20:08:02 GMT Lucky 21's Tom Ryan Makes The New Buttery Jack(TM) Sizzle For Agency David&Goliath (February 18, 2015) For years, Jack has been the boss at Jack in the Box. Now, hes ditching his suit and tie and mounting his vintage motorcycle to find better. Hes determined and inspired to create something legendary. Its with this New Buttery Jack Burger that Lucky 21 director Tom Ryan came in to Wed, 18 Feb 2015 20:07:02 GMT Thayer Jester Named Vice President of Business Development at Stargate Studios (Pasadena, California--February 18, 2015) Stargate Studios, the global, award-winning production company specializing in virtual production and visual effects, has announced that sales and marketing specialist Thayer Jester has joined the company as Vice President of Business Development. Ms. Jester Wed, 18 Feb 2015 20:05:01 GMT NEW WORK: Imaginary Forces dives into 40 years of nostalgia for comedy's elite in SNL 40 special (New York, New York--February 18, 2015) Imaginary Forces peers back on some of the most iconic comedians of the past four decades and the career-defining moments that still make us laugh in the opening sequence for Saturday Night Lives 40th Anniversary Special. The open takes slices in time from the Wed, 18 Feb 2015 10:38:01 GMT Filmmakers depend on Codex for Marvel’s Agent Carter TV series (London, UK--February 18, 2015) Codex , the industry leader in high-end digital recording and workflow equipment for motion picture and TV production, today revealed how Codex equipment is playing a key role in the making of the hit ABC television series Marvels Agent Carter. Codex has provided digi Wed, 18 Feb 2015 10:28:02 GMT Call for Papers Extended for SMPTE Australia 2015 (SMPTE15) (Sydney, Australia--February 18, 2015) The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers , the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that the SMPTE Australia Section has extended the ca Wed, 18 Feb 2015 10:24:01 GMT