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|Sheffield Doc/Fest programme announced|
From 5 to 10 June Sheffield Doc/Fest 2015 will welcome 250+ decision makers from 30 countries, including representatives from ABC, Al Jazeera, ARTE, BBC Britdoc, Channel 4, Cinereach, Chicken and Egg, Danish Broadcasting Corporation, National Geographic, NDR, National Film Board of Canada, Wellcome Trust, PBS, POV, SXSW, SBS and Tribeca Film Institute. Nine delegations will attend: BFI Film Audience Network Delegation, Jordanian Delegation, Nordic Delegation, Northern Film & Media Delegation, Mexican Delegation, Scottish Delegation, South African Delegation, Ukrainian Delegation VPRO Dutch Delegation.
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|Archimedia Announces Atlas Player Support for 4K 60p and HDR Content on Any Display|
Archimedia Technology, a company whose applications bring precise multiformat viewing to the professional's desktop, TV, UHDTV, and SDI infrastructure, today announced the release of Atlas 3.1.1, the newest version of its full-featured precision media player. Atlas now makes it possible to watch 4K 60p content encoded in practically any format from all kinds of sources and manufacturers on all kinds of displays. That capability is a breakthrough for anyone in the media and entertainment industry — from technorati to producers to executives to archivists to lawyers — who until now had no way to view 4K 60p and high dynamic range content outside of the edit suite where it was created without first transcoding it to a smaller format to suit hardware limitations.
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|SMPTE to Host Sessions on the IP-Based Facility and the AXF Standard at CCW+SATCON|
SMPTE President-Elect Robert Seidel and S. Merrill Weiss, Chair of the SMPTE Working Group on AXF, Will Moderate Panel Discussions
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 its participation in CCW+SATCON, Nov. 12-13, at New York City's Javits Convention Center, through a panel discussion on the IP-based facility and an in-depth session, co-produced with CCW+SATCON, on SMPTE's recently released AXF standard.
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|The 24th Annual Conference of the Association of Moving Image Archivists Opens Wednesday|
Featuring Ian Mackaye, The Reel Thing, Screenings, and Dozens of Expert-Led Sessions
The 24th Annual Association of Moving Image Archivists Conference begins Wednesday in Savannah, Georgia, bringing leaders and practitioners together in the number one event for the archiving, preservation, and content communities. This year's Conference presents an extensive schedule to attendees, which is available at http://www.amiaconference.com. The Annual Conference runs from October 8th, to October 11th, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah.
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|SMPTE® 2014 to Feature In-Depth Sessions on Networked Media, File-Based Workflow, the Cloud, and Asset Management|
Multiple-Part Sessions Will Provide Multidimensional Perspectives on How Key Technical Advances Are Shaping the Motion-Imaging Industries
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 the SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (SMPTE 2014), Oct. 20-23 in Hollywood, California, will feature in-depth sessions including "Networked Media in the Facility," "File-Based Workflows," "Cloud Case Studies," and "Asset Management." Presented in multiple parts, each session will provide an exceptionally rich perspective on how specific technical advances are influencing the motion-imaging industries.
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|SMPTE® Publishes Archive eXchange Format (AXF) Standard|
In Codifying Open Specification for AXF, SMPTE Addresses Issue of Interoperability Among Data Archive Systems
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 published a standard that codifies the Archive eXchange Format (AXF). An IT-centric file container that can encapsulate any number and type of files in a fully self-contained and self-describing package, AXF supports interoperability among disparate content storage systems and ensures content's long-term availability, no matter how storage or file system technology evolves.
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|Signiant To Host Webinar on Securing Digital Workflow in the Cloud|
Media enterprises of all types have one thing in common today: the need to share valuable content across the digital content supply chain. Large digital media files are difficult to share with existing solutions. As a result, media operations professionals and other users will look to convenient cloud-based file sharing services that lack enterprise security, visibility and control. Without proper safeguarding and corporate management, employees could be putting your organization’s valuable digital content at risk of loss.
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|NAB2013: Cei To Represent Hybrid’s Trackless 3D Virtual Studio Solution In The Americas|
Hybrid and CEI announce dealer agreement focused on affordable NEON virtual studio solution with real-time virtual camera motion
Hybrid, a leading provider of real-time graphics and robotic camera systems, has signed a dealer agreement with Communications Engineering, Inc. (CEI)—a leading systems integration firm in Newington, VA—to represent the Hybrid brand in the Americas, with particular focus on Hybrid’s Neon trackless 3D virtual studio solution. CEI will provide sales and technical support for Hybrid’s line of virtual studio and robotic camera products.
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|2012 National Film Registry Picks in A League of Their Own|
NFL Film, “A Christmas Story,” “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” Among Registry Additions
The excitement of national football; the first black star of an American feature-length film; the visionary battle between man and machine; and an award-winning actress born yesterday are part of a kaleidoscope of cinematic moments captured on film and tapped for preservation. The Librarian of Congress James H. Billington today named 25 motion pictures that have been selected for inclusion in the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress. These cinematic treasures represent important cultural, artistic and historic achievements in filmmaking.
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|Film Chest Builds End-To-End Restoration Pipeline with Digital Vision Tools|
Innovative Company with Extensive Classic Film Library Unearths and Restores Media Gems with Golden Eye III and Phoenix
Digital Vision has announced that Film Chest has chosen the Golden Eye III film scanner and Phoenix, the industry's premium film, video and digital restoration and mastering solution, to power their expanded pipeline for television and motion picture restoration and distribution. The Golden Eye III film scanner and Phoenix restoration software were installed earlier this year in Film Chest's Bridgeport, Connecticut facility. Film Chest Media Group was founded by Philip E. Hopkins and Ralph E. Stevens, who helm the company.
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|Signiant to Host Thought Leadership Forum, 'File-Based Workflows for the Digital Age,' on Nov. 15 in Washington, D.C.|
Panel Discussion to Feature Media Operations Professionals From PBS, Library of Congress, Cisco and Discovery Communications
Signiant, the leading provider of software that automates, accelerates and manages the secure transfer of file-based media, will host its latest Thought Leadership Forum, "File-Based Workflows for the Digital Age," on Tuesday, Nov. 15. The panel discussion will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. at the W Hotel Washington, at 515 15th Street NW in Washington, D.C.
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|Front Porch Digital's SAMMA System Goes to Bat for Major League Baseball Productions|
Front Porch Digital, the global leader in solutions for migrating, managing, and monetizing media content, announced today that Major League Baseball Productions will use technology from its SAMMA product line to preserve the visual history of America's pastime by migrating professional baseball's video archive from videotape and other analog media to safe, secure, and easily accessible digital storage.
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|Post Logic Studios Restores Scientific Films for National Archive|
16mm Time-Lapse Color Microcinematography Films are One-of-a-Kind Shorts Exploring Developmental Biology Phenomena
Leading post-production facility Post Logic Studios, a division of Prime Focus Group, is completing restoration of over 80 scientific microcinematography short films developed by world-renowned academics and funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
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|Viewpoint Creative Teams With History™ for Library of Congress Visitor Experience|
Presentation Aims To Make Library’s Collections More Broadly Accessible and More Compelling To Live and Virtual Visitors
Take a stroll through the Washington, DC-based Library of Congress or visit their website and you’ll be greeted with a sleek, new presentation created by Viewpoint Creative, the award-winning creative agency specializing in entertainment and lifestyle brands.
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|Call/Recall Unveils First Multi-Terabyte Optical Storage Solution Compatible with Existing CD and DVD Formats|
Pioneered by One of the World's Leading Optical Scientists, New Technology to Enable Development of 5-10 TB Disk Drives with 100-500Mb/second Transfer Rates
Call/Recall Inc., a pioneer in affordable, ultra-high-capacity optical disk storage, today announced availability of licensing for its patented 2 photon recorded 3D optical storage technology that can provide 40 times the capacity of Blu-ray and over 200 times the capacity of DVD optical storage technology.
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