Creative COW News https://news.creativecow.net/ 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 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:00:00 GMT PHP Script kathlyn@creativecow.net webmaster@creativecow.net Vicon Vantage Debuts in the US at SIGGRAPH 2015 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879429 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879429 (Oxford, UK--July 28, 2015) Vicon, the motion capture (mocap) technology specialist for the entertainment, engineering and life sciences industries, today announced that it will showcase its new intelligent flagship camera platform, Vicon Vantage, for the first time in the U.S. at SIGGRAPH 2015. Vic Tue, 28 Jul 2015 22:13:05 GMT FOR-A to Showcase Video Switching & Signal Processing Technology at NYC Rental Staging Roadshow https://news.creativecow.net/story/879427 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879427 (Cypress, CA--July 28, 2015) FOR-A America announces plans to exhibit its latest video switcher and signal processing technology at this weeks Rental ampamp Staging Roadshow Tour event in New York City. Taking place at the Metropolitan Pavilion on July 29th, the event is presented by Rental ampamp S Tue, 28 Jul 2015 20:02:13 GMT TVU Networks to Showcase New IP Video Transmission Offerings at Texas' TAB Show https://news.creativecow.net/story/879426 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879426 (Mountain View, CA--July 28, 2015) TVU Networks, the global technology leader in live mobile IP newsgathering solutions, will demonstrate several of its offerings at the upcoming Texas Association of Broadcasters (TAB) convention at the Renaissance Austin Hotel August 5-6. TVU Networks will exhibit Tue, 28 Jul 2015 20:01:01 GMT Imagine Dragons Uses Telestream Wirecast to Stream Live to Twitch Channel Entertaining Fans with Mus https://news.creativecow.net/story/879425 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879425 (Nevada City, NV--July 28, 2015) Telestream, the leading provider of digital video tools and workflow solutions today announced that GRAMMY Award-winning rock band Imagine Dragons is using the Telestream Wirecast software to give fans a glimpse at life on the road by streaming their League of Legend Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:34:02 GMT Allegorithmic Launches Substance Share at SIGGRAPH 2015 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879424 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879424 (VENICE, CALIFORNIA--July 28, 2015) Allegorithmic users make some of the best game materials on the planet, now they can share them with fellow artists. Announcing Substance Share, a new platform that enables the simple exchange of Substances, smart materials, meshes, shaders, and mesh-adaptive pres Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:11:01 GMT Chaos Group Releases Major Update – V-Ray 3.1 for Maya https://news.creativecow.net/story/879423 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879423 (SOFIA, BULGARIA--July 28, 2015) Today, Chaos Group announces the immediate availability of V-Ray 3.1 for Maya. V-Ray 3.1 for Maya contains over 100 new and modified features, including Maya 2016 compatibility, numerous V-Ray RT GPU enhancements and two VR cameras. The free update also offers more e Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:10:01 GMT DaVinci Resolve 12 Public Beta Now Available for Download https://news.creativecow.net/story/879422 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879422 (Fremont, California--July 28, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced that the public beta of DaVinci Resolve 12, its professional editing and color correction software, is now available for download from the Blackmagic Design website. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:10:01 GMT IBC 2015 Preview: Ikegami Announces HDl-57 Full-digital Compact https://news.creativecow.net/story/879421 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879421 (Neuss, Germany--July 28, 2015) Ikegami announces a new addition to its range of broadcast quality television cameras. The HDL-57 is a compact high-definition camera designed for use on remotely controlled pantilt heads in applications such as parliamentary television or robotic studios. It can also Tue, 28 Jul 2015 04:57:01 GMT Sound Artists from Sony Pictures Post Production Garner Emmy Nominations https://news.creativecow.net/story/879417 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879417 (CULVER CITY, California--July 27, 2015) Sound artists from Sony Pictures Post Production Services are among the nominees in the 67th Emmy Awards. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 20:19:01 GMT @LArge Productions Welcomes EP Ashley Hydrick, https://news.creativecow.net/story/879416 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879416 (July 27, 2015) LArge Productions is excited to welcome Ashley Hydrick as Executive Producer and Partner. With this strategic addition, the LArge management triumvirate includes Hydrick, and company founders Tracy Mays and Beth Aranda. The company was launched in March of this year, and is designed Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:29:01 GMT Surfing Film Catches Big Break At AlphaDogs https://news.creativecow.net/story/879415 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879415 (Burbank--July 27, 2015) The origins of surfing date as far back as the 18th Century where wooden surfboards that sometimes weighed as much as 150 pounds were used for big wave surfing. While methods of surfing have changed substantially since the early days, what hasnt changed is the lure of findin Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:28:02 GMT CRYSTAL VISION PROVIDES THE FOUNDATION FOR ORF STUDIO UPGRADE https://news.creativecow.net/story/879414 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879414 (July 27, 2015) Crystal Vision has won a contract to provide the core technical infrastructure for a major upgrade to studio RP3 at the headquarters of ORF in Vienna, Austria. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 16:51:01 GMT DaVinci Resolve 12 Public Beta Now Available for Download https://news.creativecow.net/story/879413 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879413 (Fremont, California--July 27, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced that the public beta of DaVinci Resolve 12, its professional editing and color correction software, is now available for download from the Blackmagic Design website. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 16:30:01 GMT Europe’s First I-MOVIX X10 UHD RF Joins AMP Visual TV’s Ultra Motion Fleet https://news.creativecow.net/story/879411 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879411 (Mons, Belgium--July 27, 2015) French facilities and production company AMP Visual TV has become the first European customer for the I-MOVIX X10 UHD RF ultra motion system. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 05:58:02 GMT Roland Professional A/V Appoints HWPco to Represent Southeast U.S. https://news.creativecow.net/story/879410 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879410 (Los Angeles, California--July 24, 2015) Rolands Professional AV Division is pleased to announce the appointment of HWPco as the new manufacturers representative firm for their professional audio and video product lines in Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia and the Carolinas. Fri, 24 Jul 2015 23:22:01 GMT News: FilmLight marks BIRTV with strengthened presence in China https://news.creativecow.net/story/879409 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879409 (London, UK--July 24, 2015) FilmLight is celebrating BIRTV 2015 (26 29 August, China International Exhibition Center, Beijing) with a new representative and a new office in Beijing. The company has stepped up its local expansion to support the rapidly growing market for content creation in China an Fri, 24 Jul 2015 19:35:20 GMT iZotope Trash 2 Distortion Engine Now Available For Lowest Price Ever https://news.creativecow.net/story/879407 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879407 (Cambridge, MA--July 23, 2015) iZotope, Inc., a leading audio technology company, announced a permanent price reduction on their Trash 2 distortion engine. The plug-in is now available for the lowest price ever of 99, and also includes two free Expansion Packs (Classic Textures and Edge) full of pat Thu, 23 Jul 2015 20:41:04 GMT iZotope RX Helps Daredevil Dialogue Editor Overcome the Challenges of Capturing Audio in Noisy NYC https://news.creativecow.net/story/879406 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879406 (Cambridge, MA--July 23, 2015) iZotope Inc., a leading audio technology company, today announced that iZotope RX was used to overcome the challenges of working with audio captured in one of the noisiest cities in the world for acclaimed new Netflix series Daredevil, which was recently nominated for Thu, 23 Jul 2015 18:26:01 GMT Marquis' Parking to help TV One Manage Projects https://news.creativecow.net/story/879405 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879405 (Silver Spring, MD--July 23, 2015) Marquis Broadcast, experts in content workflows and media integration software, specialise in moving media. Marquis has announced TV One, The Maryland based US Cable Network, which provides programming for the African American community, has purchased Marquis compl Thu, 23 Jul 2015 17:10:00 GMT World’s first 3-stream uncompressed 4K60 media server: AV Stumpfl Wings Engine Raw https://news.creativecow.net/story/879404 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879404 (Wallern, Austria--July 23, 2015) Pushing the limits of what can be achieved in video playback, Austrias AV Stumpfl introduces the worlds first and only triple-stream 4K uncompressed media server, Wings Engine Raw. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 17:09:08 GMT Canon U.S.A. Announces Video Creator Kits And Its Lineup At Vidcon 2015 Featuring DevinSuperTramp an https://news.creativecow.net/story/879403 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879403 (Melville, NY--July 23, 2015) ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From ampltrluckettcusa.canon.comampgt Thu, 23 Jul 2015 17:08:02 GMT John Smith Appointed as Media Links Head of EMEA Region https://news.creativecow.net/story/879402 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879402 (Stansted, UK--July 23, 2015) Media Links EMEA, the Company that develops broadcast network infrastructure technologies to transport content over IP contribution and primary distribution networks, has announced the appointment of John Smith as Head of EMEA. Smiths responsibility will be to manage th Thu, 23 Jul 2015 17:07:01 GMT Aframe Partners with ROOT6 Technology to Offer Seamless Integration with ContentAgent https://news.creativecow.net/story/879401 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879401 (Westford, MA--July 23, 2015) Aframe, the cloud video platform, has partnered with broadcast supplier, ROOT6 Technology, to provide a seamless workflow for customers using its automated file-based management system, ContentAgent. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:52:02 GMT Dolby Vision & Christie Laser Projectors to Brighten Austria’s Cineplexx Screens https://news.creativecow.net/story/879400 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879400 (San Francisco, CA--July 23, 2015) Cineplexx and Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE DLB) today announced they will open a Dolby Cinema at six locations in Austria. Dolby Cinema offersa premium cinema experience for moviegoers and combines spectacular Dolby Vision laser projection and Dolby Atmos sound t Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:51:09 GMT 4K 4Charity Fun Run at IBC https://news.creativecow.net/story/879399 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879399 (London, UK--July 23, 2015) Elemental Technologies, the leading supplier of software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery, together with co-founding sponsor Ericsson, today announced open registration for the 4K 4Charity Fun Run to be held at 730 a.m. Saturday, 12 September 2015 Thu, 23 Jul 2015 03:57:02 GMT SMPTE IBC2015 Product Preview https://news.creativecow.net/story/879398 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879398 (July 23, 2015) (July 23, 2015) SMPTE at IBC2015 Thu, 23 Jul 2015 01:50:01 GMT Kroenke Sports & Entertainment Scales Up Business Needs with Telestream Vantage https://news.creativecow.net/story/879397 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879397 (Nevada City, CA--July 22, 2015) Telestream, the leading provider of video transcoding and workflow automation solutions, today announced that cable TV sports and outdoor lifestyles giant KSE Media Ventures is relying on four Vantage media processing systems running on Lightspeed servers to create a Wed, 22 Jul 2015 16:41:02 GMT FUJINON 4K Ultra HD Series Now Being Delivered https://news.creativecow.net/story/879396 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879396 (Wayne, NJ--July 22, 2015) Introduced in April during the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) convention in April, the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM North America Corporation has announced that the first two lenses in its 4K Ultra HD Series for sports and entertainment applications are Wed, 22 Jul 2015 16:24:02 GMT Bodega Adds Sr. Writer/Producer Derek Barbanti https://news.creativecow.net/story/879395 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879395 (New York, NY--July 21, 2015) New YorkSan Francisco-based content creationproduction company Bodega has added Emmy-winning talent Derek Barbanti as Senior WriterProducer. Tue, 21 Jul 2015 23:36:03 GMT Post/VFX House Cognition Debuts in Hollywood https://news.creativecow.net/story/879394 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879394 (Hollywood, CA--July 21, 2015) Cognition, a hybrid post production facility, visual effects studio and creative campus, has launched in Los Angeles. The company is led by writer, producer and entrepreneur Brian Pope, and features a high profile management team that includes veteran colorist Dave Hol Tue, 21 Jul 2015 22:57:01 GMT Ikegami Connects North Point Ministries With Ikegami HDK-95C and HDL-57 Full Digital HD Cameras https://news.creativecow.net/story/879393 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879393 (Maywood, NJ--July 21, 2015) When a house of worship expands into multiple campuses, keeping the attendees close can be a challenge. North Point Ministries in Atlanta has overcome that hurdle with advanced video production, selecting the lifelike imagery of Ikegami HDK-95C Full Digital Portable CMOS Tue, 21 Jul 2015 17:45:04 GMT Panasonic Perfects Varicam 35/hs Production and Workflows With Latest Firmware Upgrade https://news.creativecow.net/story/879392 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879392 (Newark, NJ--July 21, 2015) Panasonic has announced a free firmware upgrade for its VariCam 35 4K and VariCam HS camerarecorders that expands recording options and enables a multiplicity of post-production workflow scenarios. Improvements encompass uncompressed RAW capture for the VariCam 35 with th Tue, 21 Jul 2015 17:44:17 GMT TSL Appoints Burst as Reseller for Rocky Mountains and South West Regions https://news.creativecow.net/story/879391 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879391 (Marlow, UK--July 21, 2015) Leading broadcast equipment manufacturer, TSL Products, today announced that it has appointed Burst as a reseller for its entire line of audio monitoring products, surround sound microphones, broadcast control and power management systems. Tue, 21 Jul 2015 17:43:04 GMT Sound Devices 744T Handles The Heat For Videogame Hidden-Camera Project https://news.creativecow.net/story/879390 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879390 (San Francisco, CA--July 21, 2015) When Caruso Company, a San-Francisco-based video production agency, landed a project requiring the use of a hidden video camera on the streets of California, production sound mixer Philip Perkins was brought on to manage the audio elements of the shoot. Recognizing Tue, 21 Jul 2015 17:42:38 GMT Kre8 Media Promotes Eureka Vanterpool to Senior Vice President, Operations https://news.creativecow.net/story/879389 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879389 (Winter Park, Florida--July 20, 2015) Kre8 Media, a leading DRTV, Digital Media, and Brand Advertising agency, has promoted longtime employee Eureka Vanterpool to the new position of Senior Vice President, Operations. The announcement was made today by T. Lee Cutler, FounderCEO, Kre8 Media. Mon, 20 Jul 2015 23:22:52 GMT Quantum Adds Xsan-StorNext Connectivity Beyond Fibre Channel for https://news.creativecow.net/story/879388 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879388 (San Jose, California--July 20, 2015) Quantum Corp. (NYSE QTM) today announced support for the Xsan Distributed LAN Client in the public beta of Apples forthcoming operating system, OS X El Capitan. Now OS X El Capitan users can easily connect Xsan clients over Ethernet to a Quantum StorNext environ Mon, 20 Jul 2015 23:01:01 GMT Marvel returns to Sarofsky for stunning "Ant-Man" main-on-end titles... https://news.creativecow.net/story/879387 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879387 (July 20, 2015) The Marvel Studios summer blockbuster Ant-Man directed by Peyton Reed debuted on July 17, featuring main-on-end titles created by design-driven production company Sarofsky. The news was confirmed today by company principal and executive creative director Erin Sarofsky. Mon, 20 Jul 2015 23:00:01 GMT Thinkbox Opens Deadline Cloud Wizard for Amazon EC2 Beta https://news.creativecow.net/story/879386 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879386 (Los Angeles, California--July 20, 2015) Thinkbox Software is rolling out a beta version of Deadline Cloud Wizard for Amazons Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). A new feature in Deadline, Thinkbox Softwares scalable solution that manages compute resources across platforms on physical and virtual machines, Mon, 20 Jul 2015 21:25:01 GMT Crooked Letter Films Taps AJA CION to Shoot Brooklyn Bicycle https://news.creativecow.net/story/879385 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879385 (July 20, 2015) In a world where storytelling reigns, Crooked Letter Films visual narratives have made lasting impressions for brands like Columbia Records, Refinery 29 and HampampM. Based in New York, the one-stop shop conceptualizes, executes and delivers compelling digital stories for a range of Mon, 20 Jul 2015 21:24:01 GMT Bully Pictures' Dustin Lance Black Combines Activism with Advertising https://news.creativecow.net/story/879384 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879384 (Los Angeles--July 20, 2015) Dustin Lance Black soared to international fame in 2009 when he won an Academy Award for his screenplay for the film Milk and inspired millions with his stirring acceptance speech invoking LGBT rights. He went on to become a leading spokesperson for the LGBT community th Mon, 20 Jul 2015 21:23:01 GMT Sim Group Now Offers Playback Services in Toronto https://news.creativecow.net/story/879383 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879383 (Toronto, Canada--July 20, 2015) SIM Digital has brought its industry-leading playback service to Toronto. The service provides customized 24- and 30-frame video and computer playback systems and related services to film and television productions. Playback services are vital to productions that req Mon, 20 Jul 2015 21:22:01 GMT Pixeldust Studios Animates Remarkable Journey by NASA's "New Horizons" Spacecraft into Furthest Edge https://news.creativecow.net/story/879382 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879382 (Bethesda, Maryland--July 20, 2015) Pixeldust Studios, a multi-award winning digital animation and broadcast design studio, has created and produced many state-of-the-art animations featured within a remarkable new NASA documentary film entitled The Year of Pluto, which was written, produced and dir Mon, 20 Jul 2015 19:27:02 GMT Art Directors Guild Presents Screening of CONFESSIONS OF A DANGEROUS MIND https://news.creativecow.net/story/879381 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879381 (LOS ANGELES, California--July 20, 2015) The Art Directors Guild (ADG) Film Society and American Cinematheque will present a special screening of George Clooneys directorial debut CONFESSIONS OF A DANGEROUS MIND (2002) on Sunday, July 26 at 530 PM at Hollywoods Egyptian Theatre, followed by a conver Mon, 20 Jul 2015 19:26:01 GMT Thinkbox Opens Deadline Cloud Wizard for Amazon EC2 Beta https://news.creativecow.net/story/879380 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879380 (Los Angeles, California--July 20, 2015) Thinkbox Software is rolling out a beta version of Deadline Cloud Wizard for Amazons Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). A new feature in Deadline, Thinkbox Softwares scalable solution that manages compute resources across platforms on physical and virtual machines, Mon, 20 Jul 2015 19:25:01 GMT Crooked Letter Films Taps AJA CION to Shoot Brooklyn Bicycle https://news.creativecow.net/story/879379 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879379 (July 20, 2015) In a world where storytelling reigns, Crooked Letter Films visual narratives have made lasting impressions for brands like Columbia Records, Refinery 29 and HampampM. Based in New York, the one-stop shop conceptualizes, executes and delivers compelling digital stories for a range of Mon, 20 Jul 2015 19:24:02 GMT Production Music Association Announces First Round of Moderators & Panelists to be Featured During 2 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879378 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879378 (Hollywood,, California--July 20, 2015) The non-profit Production Music Association the leading advocate and voice of the production music community, has announced the first round of moderators and panelists who will be featured in sessions during the PMAs Second Annual Production Music Conference. Mon, 20 Jul 2015 19:23:01 GMT Sim Group Now Offers Playback Services in Toronto https://news.creativecow.net/story/879377 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879377 (July 20, 2015) SIM Digital has brought its industry-leading playback service to Toronto. The service provides customized 24- and 30-frame video and computer playback systems and related services to film and television productions. Playback services are vital to productions that require working comp Mon, 20 Jul 2015 19:22:01 GMT yU+co Draws Inspiration from Yesterday for "Tomorrowland" https://news.creativecow.net/story/879376 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879376 (HOLLYWOOD, California--July 20, 2015) yUcos main-on-end title sequence for the Walt Disney Pictures movie Tomorrowlandpresents a series of mesmerizing portraits of the future as imagined by visionaries of the past. The 3D animated sequence, which delivers the movies end credits, takes audiences on Mon, 20 Jul 2015 19:20:01 GMT We Are Royale Celebrates 8th Anniversary With New Logo & Website https://news.creativecow.net/story/879375 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879375 (July 17, 2015) Award-winning 3D-animated spot for Oreo, check. Augmented reality calendar, check. CG and live-action spot for Nike with real snakes, check. Real-time social media response project with Chinese tennis star Li Na, check. This recent string of work reflects a bold new trajectory for We Fri, 17 Jul 2015 20:04:01 GMT Encore VFX Congratulates 'The Flash' Team on Emmy Nom https://news.creativecow.net/story/879374 https://news.creativecow.net/story/879374 (Hollywood, California--July 17, 2015) Encore VFX artists were recognized today with Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Special Visual Effects for work on The CW Series The Flash. The nominees include VFX Supervisor Armen Kevorkian, VFX Producer James Baldanzi, Associate VFX Supervisor Keith Ham Fri, 17 Jul 2015 19:59:02 GMT