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The Dawn of Dream Jobs for UniSA's Rising Sun Pictures Graduates
News: The Dawn of Dream Jobs for UniSA's Rising Sun Pictures GraduatesThe visual effects process is all about blending the perfect mix of ingredients to create a spectacular outcome. For students desperate to learn how to create exciting visual effects, the mix of theory and practical experience needs to be just right for them achieve the ultimate outcome - work in the industry.
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Newly Launched Picture Shop Announces Burbank Facility
For Immediate Release Picture Shop Announces Spring Opening State of the art facility will be up and running for the fall T.V. season
Newly announced post house Picture Shop will be up and running out of its Burbank facility at The Tower in spring 2016. The cutting-edge operation, which is being built from the ground up, will occupy just over 36,000 square feet of workspace and span two floors.
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Pebble Beach Systems Announces Marina Migration Pack for Seamless Transition from Legacy Automation
News: Pebble Beach Systems Announces Marina Migration Pack for Seamless Transition from Legacy AutomationSupports additional descriptive and timing metadata, plus dynamic database links between new and legacy databases
At NAB 2016, on booth N5323, Pebble Beach Systems, a leading automation, content management and integrated channel specialist, today announced the immediate availability of the Marina Migration Pack, a plugin framework that ensures a seamless transition from legacy broadcast automation systems to the powerful Marina automation system.
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Vinten Unveils the New Hexagon Track System
News: Vinten Unveils the New Hexagon Track SystemBooth C6025: Collaboration with Tecnopoint results in an advanced robotic dolly system on tracks
Vinten, a world leader in robotic camera support systems and a Vitec Videocom brand, is proud to unveil the Hexagon System. The system brings together two leaders in production equipment by fully integrating the Vinten Control System (VRC) with Tecnopoint, the original equipment manufacturer of dolly systems, for an advanced new robotic dolly system on tracks.
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IPV News: Curator Content Factory MAM system extension to Adobe Premiere CC
News: IPV News: Curator Content Factory MAM system extension to Adobe Premiere CCNew integration allows editors and post-production teams to monitor assets and metadata from multiple sources in real-time
On its NAB booth (#N4520), UK-based media asset management and technology specialist, IPV, will demonstrate a new extension between its Curator media asset management (MAM) system and Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC. The new Curator extension features an intuitive User Interface (UI) offering users a seamless transition to the Adobe Premiere Pro editing platform.
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SintecMedia Partners with TubeMogul To Enable End-to-End Programmatic Advertising for Broadcast Media
TubeMogul Is Named the First Buy-Side Partner of OnBoard, Which Automates Linear and Nonlinear TV Ad Sales
SintecMedia, the world's leading provider of broadcast management software, announced today that TubeMogul (NASDAQ: TUBE) is now integrated with OnBoard, a next-generation marketplace for TV and digital advertising sales. OnBoard from SintecMedia fully integrates SintecMedia's Sales and Traffic systems with TubeMogul PTV, providing TV broadcasters and cable networks streamlined access to demand from the world's leading brands and media agencies. SintecMedia will showcase OnBoard's capabilities at a joint presentation at NAB 2016 this week.
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IHSE USA and Vizrt to Demonstrate KVM Connection for Live-Broadcast Workflows at NAB
IHSE Equipment Performs Real-Time, Latency-Free Switching Among Vizrt Editing Stations Over Long Distances With No Loss of Quality or Resolution
IHSE USA LLC today announced that it will work with Vizrt at the 2016 NAB Show to demonstrate high-performance, long-distance KVM capabilities by connecting a live source between the two companies' booths, which will be located at opposite ends of the South Hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Both manufacturers will demonstrate mutual compatibility of their products based on real scenarios. The intent is to show long-distance connectivity in real time.
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AccuWeather Showcases Revolutionary New Innovations in StoryTeller Interactive Touchscreen Solution at NAB 2016
News: AccuWeather Showcases Revolutionary New Innovations in StoryTeller Interactive Touchscreen Solution at NAB 2016See how StoryTeller makes the entire news presentation faster, easier, and more effective than ever before at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show booth #SL6010
PRNewswire/ -- AccuWeather Global Headquarters -- AccuWeather, the global leader in weather information and digital media, today announced industry-leading innovations in StoryTeller® Interactive Touchscreen Solution, the only complete, interactive touchscreen solution for the entire news presentation. AccuWeather will demonstrate these revolutionary advancements live at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show today through April 21, 2016 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV – AccuWeather booth #SL6010.
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Vindicia and Xstream Partner to Provide Powerful OTT Solution
Today, Vindicia, the leader in enterprise-class subscription billing, and Xstream, a leading provider of over-the-top (OTT) solutions, have announced a partnership that will deliver a powerful OTT solution to organizations looking to build, maintain, and monetize audiences. This relationship will also allow organizations to gather insightful user data that will lead to more effective subscriber acquisition and retention, ultimately resulting in higher revenues.
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Videoblocks Enters New Digital Media Frontier With Launch Of Virtual Reality Content For The Mass Creative Class
VideoBlocks Becomes the First Stock Media Company to Add 2D and 3D Virtual Reality, 360-Degree Video to their Robust Content Library
VideoBlocks, the first membership-based provider of stock video, today announced the launch of the industry’s first 2D and 3D virtual reality, 360-degree video content for the mass creative class and creators around the world. The newly launched content will be available in VideoBlocks’ Unlimited Library and contributor-friendly marketplace. Members will be able to experience the videos in a full 360-degree sphere, through a player on the VideoBlocks website. The footage has been fully stitched together and ready for download and use by the ever-growing mass creative class, from hobbyists to professionals alike.
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ProMAX Introduces Groundbreaking Integration With Adobe Creative Cloud
News: ProMAX Introduces Groundbreaking Integration With Adobe Creative CloudProMAX Platform Version 5 Adds Functionality and Media Management Capabilities within Adobe Premiere Pro CC Editing Environment
ProMAX Systems, world leader in integrated workflow technology for media organizations, today announced Platform Version 5 with integration for Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC, a key component of Adobe Creative Cloud®. This customer-focused enhancement leverages the capabilities of Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Platform, providing a seamless and more efficient workflow for the end-user.
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As SMPTE® Turns 100, YouTube, Netflix, Fotokem, and Bud Mayo Join Growing List of Donors to Society’s The Next Century Fund
News: As SMPTE® Turns 100, YouTube, Netflix, Fotokem, and Bud Mayo Join Growing List of Donors to Society’s The Next Century FundSociety Launches Centennial Website, Highlights Standards, Membership, and Education Initiatives That Will Support Continued Leadership in the Next Century
As it marks its 100th anniversary, the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), a leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the media, entertainment, and technology industries, also celebrates the addition of YouTube, Fotokem, Netflix, and Bud Mayo to the list of The Next Century Fund donors. The fund, which has raised more than $1.7 million in committed gifts toward a $4 million goal, will support SMPTE’s advance of its standards, membership, and education initiatives into the Society’s second century. The campaign’s success is among the highlights of the SMPTE 2016 centennial, which is showcased on a new microsite dedicated to the SMPTE’s yearlong celebration (http://www.smpte100.org).
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Tektronix Solutions Guide Broadcast and Media Industry Through 4K, IP Transition
Tektronix Solutions Guide Broadcast and Media Industry Through 4K, IP Transition Visit the Industry Leading Innovator of Video Test and Monitoring Solutions at NAB Show April 16-21, Booth #SU5006 BEAVERTON, Ore, April 4, 2016 – Tektronix, an industry-leading innovator of video test and monitoring solutions, today announced that it will be showcasing the industry’s most comprehensive and innovative solutions for supporting the transition to live IP production, the creation of 4K content and the delivery of this high resolution content to the home at NAB Show 2016 in Booth #SU5006.
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New Screenlight Review And Approval To Debut At Nab 2016
New video annotation and drawing tools deliver detailed client feedback for editors - including Adobe Premiere Pro CC integration.
Screenlight, a pioneer in remote video collaboration will debut the latest version of its review and approval system at NAB. New annotation and drawing tools allow users to add detailed notes directly onto images. Video editors can import comments and annotations as markers directly into Adobe® Premiere Pro® CC via the free Screenlight integration panel. This provides editors and video content creators with frame-accurate feedback, for a simpler, faster pathway to final delivery.
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Critique 4 Unveiled at NAB 2016
News: Critique 4 Unveiled at NAB 2016Award-Winning Technology Built by DigitalFilm Tree Experts
Critique 4, developed by the people who brought you DigitalFilm Tree, will be unveiled at the 2016 NAB Show in Las Vegas, April 18-21. This new version of the popular cloud-collaboration software will be showcased at the Amazon Web Services (AWS) booth (SL9016). Critique 4 is already utilized by award-winning productions such as Modern Family, The Simpsons and NCIS: Los Angeles, among others.
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ATEME Introduces Innovative AVC-I Recording in TITAN for Ingest in Adobe Premiere Pro
News: ATEME Introduces Innovative AVC-I Recording in TITAN for Ingest in Adobe Premiere ProDelivering seamless and cost-effective acquisition workflows for broadcast production
ATEME, the leading provider of compression solutions for broadcasters and service operators, is introducing today at NAB innovative AVC-I MXF record capabilities in its TITAN transcoder for ingest in Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC, a key component of Adobe Creative Cloud®. TITAN convergent video transcoding and recording capabilities allow users to distribute live content while also recording the mezzanine feeds as MXF for up to 24h growing file ingest. ATEME can deliver a high-quality, cost-effective, end-to-end solution that goes from premium content contribution with Kyrion encoder/decoder to record and transcode with TITAN software, including real-time editing in Adobe Premiere Pro CC archiving and distribution workflows.
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Concurrent and igolgi Showcase Broadcast and Internet Streaming Solutions at NAB Show 2016
News: Concurrent and igolgi Showcase Broadcast and Internet Streaming Solutions at NAB Show 2016Concurrent, a global provider of content delivery, high-performance Linux® and storage solutions and igolgi, a provider of high-quality media transformation solutions, have announced that they will be demonstrating an integrated content delivery solution targeted at broadcasters and Internet streaming providers at the upcoming NAB show in Las Vegas, Nevada, April 16-20, 2016. Concurrent and igolgi's joint solution makes it easier for customers to launch direct-to-consumer video streaming services over the public Internet by combining encoding, transcoding, just-in time packaging, digital rights management, scale-out storage, and streaming into a simple, cost effective solution offering.
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Vizrt and Vū Digital enrich media with automatic metadata at NAB 2016
News: Vizrt and Vū Digital enrich media with automatic metadata at NAB 2016Live demo to highlight MAM integration to Vū Digital for automatic metadata extraction and analysis
Vizrt and Vū Digital will roll out some powerful, new automated tools that enrich video and other digital media assets with metadata at the National Association of Broadcasters annual show here next week.
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Mettle To Unveil SkyBox 360|VR Transitions for Adobe Premiere Pro CC at NAB 2016
See Mettle at NAB 2016, April 18-21 at booth #N8623.
Pioneering 360/VR developer Mettle will debut Skybox 360/VR Transitions for Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC, a key component of Adobe Creative Cloud® at NAB 2016. The new plug-in package delivers transitions designed specifically for editing cinematic 360 content, a first for the industry.
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Cinegy links to Adobe video production workflows
News: Cinegy links to Adobe video production workflowsBooth SL11116, NAB 2016, 18 – 21 April 2016
Cinegy, which develops and produces software technology for digital video processing, asset management, video compression, automation, and playout today announced tighter integrations with Adobe® After Effects® CC and Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC for faster, more-efficient broadcast production workflows.
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Google and Qube! - PFX also at NAB presenting "9 Tips for Cloud Rendering"
Mature Render Farm Management System Provides Direct Link to Google Cloud Platform for Visual Effects, Post and Broadcast Studios
Today, PipelineFX, the leader in render farm management for visual effects, announced that it has become a Google Cloud Platform(GCP) Technology Partner. Using Qube!and Google Cloud Platform, artists can now overcome the resource issues that hold studios back.
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Vizrt and Vu Digital enrich media with automatic metadata at NAB 2016
News: Vizrt and Vu Digital enrich media with automatic metadata at NAB 2016Live demo to highlight MAM integration to Vu Digital for automatic metadata extraction and analysis
Vizrt and Vū Digital are partnering to provide powerful automated tools to enrich metadata to assets in the Viz One media asset management (MAM) system.
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Avid and Quantum Create Flexible New Archive Storage Options Optimized for Avid Environments
Collaboration Yields Extensive Cost and Efficiency Benefits in Managing and Protecting Avid Stored Content
Quantum Corp. today announced that Avid® has developed a connector for the company's Interplay® | MAM system and Quantum's StorNext Storage Manager™ that enables seamless integration of Quantum archive storage systems into Avid environments.
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the STUDIO Helps Launch New Children’s Cancer Foundation Scarlett Contra el Cancer With Emotional Animated Short Film
News: the STUDIO Helps Launch New Children’s Cancer Foundation Scarlett Contra el Cancer With Emotional Animated Short FilmPowerful Mixed Media Piece “Scarlett” Brings Awareness To #LimbLossAwarenessMonth
For children confronting cancer, amputation takes as much of an emotional toll as a physical one -- a reality that is poignantly depicted in the powerfully moving animated short film created by the STUDIO, which dramatically tells the story of 6-year-old Scarlett Aida Rivero Osejo and her journey following the loss of her right leg due to Ewing Sarcoma, a bone cancer that affects mostly children. The 3-minute short, entitled simply “Scarlett,” is playing pivotal role in both helping raise awareness for both the Scarlett Contra el Cancer foundation and April’s Limb Loss Awareness Month (#LimbLossAwarenessMonth).
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Quantum to Showcase Power of StorNext Platform in Driving Media Workflows of Tomorrow at NAB
Highlights Include First-Time Demos With Extended Capabilities for Achieving Greater Efficiencies Throughout Media Life Cycle, From Production to Delivery to Archive
Under the theme of "Power What's Next," Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) today announced that at the 2016 NAB Show it will demonstrate how the expanded capabilities of its StorNext® workflow storage platform can maximize efficiencies in ever-evolving media environments. With new formats, higher resolutions, multi-format delivery and changing consumption patterns presenting both challenges and opportunities for content creators and owners, storage has become even more critical for future success.
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​SMPTE ​2016 NAB Show Preview Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® - Booth L28
Winner of an Oscar® and multiple Emmy® Awards, the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®) is a global leader in the advancement of the art, science, and craft of the image, sound, and metadata ecosystem. A professional membership association that is internationally recognized and accredited, SMPTE advances moving-imagery education and engineering across the communications, technology, media, and entertainment industries. For a century, SMPTE has published the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal and developed more than 800 standards, recommended practices, and engineering guidelines.
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Canon U.S.A. Exhibits Its Latest Digital Imaging Solutions And 8K Technology At The 2016 NAB Show
News: Canon U.S.A. Exhibits Its Latest Digital Imaging Solutions And 8K Technology At The 2016 NAB ShowAt the 2016 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, will showcase its full line of professional 4K and high-definition imaging equipment for motion picture, television production, video content creation, and still photography at booth C4325.
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Quantum to Showcase Power of StorNext Platform in Driving Media Workflows of Tomorrow at NAB
News: Quantum to Showcase Power of StorNext Platform in Driving Media Workflows of Tomorrow at NABHighlights Include First-Time Demos With Extended Capabilities for Achieving Greater Efficiencies Throughout Media Life Cycle, From Production to Delivery to Archive
PRNewswire/ -- Under the theme of "Power What's Next," Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) today announced that at the 2016 NAB Show it will demonstrate how the expanded capabilities of its StorNext® workflow storage platform can maximize efficiencies in ever-evolving media environments. With new formats, higher resolutions, multi-format delivery and changing consumption patterns presenting both challenges and opportunities for content creators and owners, storage has become even more critical for future success.
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IHSE USA's KVM System Connects Users to Production Equipment Inside 'EVS Live on Tour' Demo Van
Draco tera compact Matrix Switch and vario KVM Extenders Enable Dynamic Switching During Hands-On Demonstrations With EVS Customers
IHSE USA LLC today announced that its KVM matrix switches and extenders will drive workflows and equipment inside EVS' new demo van, built to give EVS customers and users hands-on, on-site demonstrations of the latest live-production solutions from EVS. The van will make its debut at the 2016 NAB Show and will subsequently visit customers at some of the biggest sporting events in North America during "EVS Live on Tour." IHSE's KVM system will connect all PCs, servers, and other equipment inside the van so that users can access and control any device from a single workstation.
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Fairlight’s patented technology will initially be used in SUZOHAPP’s new broadcast product developments.
News: Fairlight’s patented technology will initially be used in SUZOHAPP’s new broadcast product developments.Fairlight’s patented Picture Key Technology is now being licensed by SUZOHAPP.
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Visual Effects Society Bay Area Section Announces Inaugural Industry Summit
Forum to Feature Interactive Business Roundtables with Industry Experts
Today, the Bay Area Section of the Visual Effects Society, the industry’s global professional honorary society, announced Karen Dufilho, Executive Producer of Google, as Keynote Speaker at its inaugural Summit, “Film & Beyond: The Changing Landscape of Entertainment.” The interactive forum on Saturday May 21st at PIXAR Animation Studios will bring together local and global experts from the fields of animation, broadcast & film, VFX, video games and new technology to explore and discuss new areas of the evolving industry and the contributions of the Bay Area digital arts community as it breaks new ground in art, education and innovative technology.
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Tektronix Solutions Guide Broadcast and Media Industry Through 4K, IP Transition Visit the Industry Leading Innovator of Video Test and Monitoring Solutions at NAB Show April 16-21, Booth #SU5006
News: Tektronix Solutions Guide Broadcast and Media Industry Through 4K, IP Transition Visit the Industry Leading Innovator of Video Test and Monitoring Solutions at NAB Show April 16-21, Booth #SU5006PRNewswire/ -- Tektronix, an industry-leading innovator of video test and monitoring solutions, today announced that it will be showcasing the industry's most comprehensive and innovative solutions for supporting the transition to live IP production, the creation of 4K content and the delivery of this high resolution content to the home at NAB Show 2016 in Booth #SU5006.
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Cox Media Group Use of LiveU's MultiPoint Distribution Solution Makes it Easy to Share Content with Multiple Locations
News: Cox Media Group Use of LiveU's MultiPoint Distribution Solution Makes it Easy to Share Content with Multiple LocationsSeeking a more efficient and timely solution for distributing live content to its network of broadcast stations, Cox Media Group (CMG) is now employing LiveU's Multipoint IP video distribution service. Cox implemented the solution to reduce costs and eliminate the reliance on satellite uplinks.
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BabyTV Awards Haymillian With Content Localization Deal
News: BabyTV Awards Haymillian With Content Localization DealHaymillian, a global provider of media localization and access services, today announced that the company has signed an agreement with BabyTV for the launch of its new channel in Russia. Under the agreement Haymillian will provide animation dubbing services for the entirety of BabyTV’s Russian channel programs. The channel will launch in Russia in the course of 2016.
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NAB, Apollo and Odyssey7Q+
News: NAB, Apollo and Odyssey7Q+Please join us at NAB 2016, Booth C9918 to explore how Apollo and Odyssey7Q+ can enable your production and easy your workflow.
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AFI Partners with the White House
Submissions Now Open for K-12 Storytellers with the Theme "The World I Want to Live In
The American Film Institute has announced its collaboration with the White House on the third annual White House Student Film Festival, to be held in late summer 2016. Participant Media, a global entertainment company focused on inspiring social change, joins AFI in support of their work with young filmmakers of the White House Student Film Festival for a second year. Open to K-12 student filmmakers, the theme of this year’s festival is "The World I Want to Live In." Young storytellers are now encouraged to submit their short films based on this theme at WhiteHouse.Gov/FilmFest.
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AFI Conservatory Directing Workshop for Women Showcase Set for April 12
Sarah Gertrude Shapiro to Deliver Keynote
The American Film Institute will host its annual AFI Conservatory Directing Workshop for Women (DWW) Showcase on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Directors Guild of America (DGA) in Los Angeles. The event provides an opportunity for the program’s 2015 participants to premiere their work to an invitation-only audience of representatives and working artists from throughout the creative community. The opening keynote will be delivered by the evening’s guest of honor, Sarah Gertrude Shapiro (AFI DWW, Class of 2012), the co-creator and executive producer of Lifetime’s critically acclaimed UNREAL, which she developed from her DWW short film SEQUIN RAZE.
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German broadcaster HR centralizes its ingest operations with mxfSPEEDRAIL
MOG Technologies, the leading provider of MXF and centralized ingest solutions, today announced that Hessischer Rundfunk (HR), the public broadcaster in Germany has selected mxfSPEEDRAIL to unify its production workflow environment.
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SMPTE at the 2016 NAB Show
The 2016 NAB Show's "The Future of Cinema Conference: The Immortal Movie," produced in partnership with SMPTE, will explore how content creators and storytellers combine artistry with motion-imaging technology to thrive today — and into the future. At the SMPTE booth, the Society will highlight significant advances in standards development, promote its upcoming educational conferences, and expand on details about its centennial celebration. The Society continues to encourage and support student engagement in the motion-imaging field through scholarships, membership programs, and events. SMPTE board members and directors will again engage with students at the Society's annual networking social, which drew 100 participants to the SMPTE booth in 2015.
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NAB 2016: FOR-A Booth Celebrates 45th Anniversary & Highlights
News: NAB 2016: FOR-A Booth Celebrates 45th Anniversary & HighlightsAt next month’s NAB Show, to be held April 16-19 in Las Vegas, FOR-A will showcase a wide range of 4K technology and key product integration solutions for every step of the video production workflow. The company will specifically focus on solutions ideal for sports, 4K and live productions, and in celebration of its 45th anniversary, will showcase a variety of solutions aligning with its show theme of ‘FOR-A World of Possibilities’ in Booth C5117.
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Signiant Sees Increase in Global Adoption of Industry-Leading SaaS Solutions for Third Straight Year
Company to demonstrate Cloud-native SaaS Products Media Shuttle and Flight at NAB 2016 Booth SL6605
As the popularity of Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions grows apace,Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software, will present the company’s industry-leading SaaS solutions on Booth SL6605 at NAB 2016. The Signiant team will be on hand to demonstrate the latest enhancements to both Media Shuttle, the de factostandard for hands-on file movement, and Flight, the industry’s first and only SaaS utility for automated transfer to and from cloud object storage. With built-in capabilities for integration with Flight, Signiant’s flagship Manager+Agents offering completes the company’s cloud-ready portfolio.
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BASE Media Cloud launches ‘Self-Service Storage & Distribution’ solution for Brands, Rights Holders and Distributors
BASE Media Cloud, one of the UK’s leading specialist providers of cloud-based managed services for the media industry, has announced the launch of a new ‘Self-Service Storage & Distribution’ solution for Brands, Rights Holders and Broadcast Distribution companies.
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Veteran Post Industry Exec Reid Burns Joins Cognition
News: Veteran Post Industry Exec Reid Burns Joins CognitionVeteran Post Industry Exec Reid Burns Joins Cognition
Hybrid post production facility Cognition has appointed Reid Burns as President of Post Production. With experience in executive, creative and operational roles, and a track record for spurring growth, Burns will seek to build relationships with studios, independent producers, filmmakers and the broader production community. His initial focus will be on growing the company’s digital intermediate finishing and color grading business.
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Leader to Introduce LV 5480 and Latest Options for LV 5490 4K
News: Leader to Introduce LV 5480 and Latest Options for LV 5490 4KSee Leader on Booth C5109 at 2016 NAB Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, April 18-21
Leader Instruments, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leader Electronics Corporation, Yokohama, Japan, will introduce its LV 5480 SD/HD/3G SDI 4K-upgradeable multi-format waveform monitor to broadcasters attending the 2016 NAB Show in Las Vegas.
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CANON EXPANDS imagePROGRAF PRO SERIES WITH FOUR NEW MODELS FOR THE FINE ART, PHOTOGRAPHIC AND PRODUCTION SIGNAGE MARKETS
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the expansion of the imagePROGRAF PRO Series with four large format inkjet printers. The extension of the Series includes the 11-Color plus Chroma Optimizer 44-inch imagePROGRAF PRO-4000 and 24-inch imagePROGRAF PRO-2000, designed to provide spectacular image quality for the fine art and photographic markets, as well as the eight-color 60-inch imagePROGRAF PRO-6000S and 44-inch imagePROGRAF PRO-4000S, two affordably priced models to economically create eye-catching posters and vivid displays for the production signage industry.
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RCS & Vizrt to Debut Graphics Solution for Euro 2016 & Copa America Broadcasts at NAB 2016
RCS and Vizrt collaborate to bring networks specialized version of LaunchPad for upcoming soccer competition coverage
With fan excitement building for Euro 2016 and Copa America, Reality Check Systems (RCS) is teaming up with Vizrt to offer a specialized version of LaunchPad - its interactive solution used by broadcasters worldwide - to facilitate plug-and-play full screen graphics and highlight analysis for studio programming surrounding the soccer competitions. The intuitive technology, which fuses Opta data with dynamic RCS templates, the Vizrt graphics and video compositing solution Viz Engine, and Viz Libero 3D analysis toolset, will be on display in 4K at NAB 2016 in Vizrt booth #SL2417.
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Canon Partners With Swizz Beatz For "Rebel With A Cause".
Canon Partners with Swizz Beatz for “Rebel with a Cause” Campaign Helping to Bring Undiscovered Artists to the Forefront in Honor of the 25th Anniversary of the EOS Rebel CameraCanon Partners with Swizz Beatz for “Rebel with a Cause” Campaign Helping to Bring Undiscovered Artists to the Forefront in Honor of the 25th Anniversary of the EOS Rebel Camera.
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Footage.net to Spotlight Stock Footage Partners at NAB 2016
Footage.net to Spotlight Stock Footage Partners at NAB 2016 A diverse group of leading footage companies is set to take part in Footage.net's 2016 NAB exhibition, offering NAB attendees a dynamic introduction to the world-class footage resources available for search and screening through Footage.net, the world's premier online resource for stock footage search and discovery.
Footage.net will feature a prestigious group of footage providers as part of its 2016 NAB exhibition, set to take place on April 18-21 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. With the NAB Show forecasted to draw large numbers, and Footage.net moving to a central position on the show floor, traffic is expected to be strong.
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Avid Technology Announces Next Milestone in Company Transformation
News: Avid Technology Announces Next Milestone in Company TransformationGrowing Maturation of Avid Media Central Platform Enables Additional Annualized Efficiency Gains of up to $68 Million
Avid® (Nasdaq:AVID) (“Avid” or “the Company”), a leading technology provider for the creation, distribution and monetization of media assets for global media organizations, enterprise users and individual creative professionals, today announced actions estimated to yield up to $68 million of annualized efficiency gains and the closing of a new $105 million senior secured credit facility as the Company continues to execute on its multi-year strategic, financial and operational transformation, on track and scheduled for completion by Mid-2017.
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Citizen Pictures Increases Flexibility and Growth With Quantum's Xcellis Workflow-Optimized Storage
Denver Post House Implements Shared Storage Solution to Enhance Efficiency and Establish Foundation for Fluid, Economical Growth
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) today announced that Denver-based postproduction house Citizen Pictures has deployed a new Xcellis™ workflow storage solution, powered by Quantum's StorNext® platform, to achieve greater efficiency in meeting tight production deadlines. Supplied and integrated by Quantum partner StorExcel, the Xsan-compatible Xcellis system is a highly scalable, easy-to-manage solution that increases the flexibility and productivity possible within Citizen Pictures' collaborative media workflow.
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Media Links Redefines the Network: Introduces “Studio Without Limits – Now Everything is Local”
News: Media Links Redefines the Network: Introduces “Studio Without Limits – Now Everything is Local”Breaking down the walls between LAN & WAN creates a seamless network for broadcast IP content delivery
Media Links, a 2014 Technology and Engineering Emmy® Award winner and the market leader in media over IP transport solutions is debuting powerful new solutions that revolutionize the connectivity and distribution of content within studios & broadcast facilities with outside transport networks, remote productions and distance venues, creating a truly seamless and integrated content transport concept.
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ASG Surpasses 100 NetApp E-Series Video and Film Production Deployments
Advanced Systems Group LLC (ASG), a leading media systems integration firm based in Emeryville, California, today announced it has more than 100 film- and video-production and postproduction clients using NetApp's E-Series storage systems. The deployments ensure customers have sufficient bandwidth and concurrency to deliver production-level video assets to multiple creatives in real time and the reliability to meet 24/7 service level agreements.
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Visual Effects Society Announces its 2016 Board of Directors Officers
Mike Chambers Re-Elected as Board Chair
Today, the Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s global professional honorary society, announced its 2016 Board of Directors officers. The officers, who comprise the VES Board Executive Committee, were elected at the January 2016 Board meeting. The officers include Mike Chambers, who was re-elected as Board Chair.
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Stephen Arnold Music Launches “Decision 2016”
News: Stephen Arnold Music Launches “Decision 2016”Stephen Arnold Music, the World Leader in Sonic Branding, has announced the release of “Decision 2016.” This market-exclusive political newscast coverage and promo music package is essential for local TV stations that want to drive ratings and establish themselves as the clear choice for viewers throughout this hotly contested election year.
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NEWS: Sound Devices' CL-12 Linear Fader Controller Now Available
Sound Devices, LLC further expands support for its CL-12 Linear Fader Controller with the release of Firmware Version 2.11, which offers compatibility to both the 664 and 633 Field Production Mixers. Initially introduced only for the 688 mixer/recorder, the CL-12 is an optional accessory that features smooth-gliding 100 mm linear faders and is ideal for live mixing of multiple audio signals.
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FOR-A Video Switchers Demonstrate Continued Popularity Among Houses of Worship in 2015
News: FOR-A Video Switchers Demonstrate Continued Popularity Among Houses of Worship in 2015FOR-A announces its continued video switcher success among worship facilities of all sizes over the past year. In 2015, the company welcomed many new house of worship customers of its popular video switcher line, including the HVS-2000 (new), HVS-390HS and HVS-100/110 portable video switcher units.
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SMPTE Announces 2016 Directors and Appointment of New Governors-at-Large
In Society's Centennial Year, Experienced Group of SMPTE Directors and Governors Guides Society's Ongoing Growth and Industry Leadership
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, today announced that the SMPTE Board of Governors has named the Society's 2016 directors and has appointed two new governors-at-large.
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ASG Adds Matt Minnihan to Design and Consulting Team
News: ASG Adds Matt Minnihan to Design and Consulting TeamAdvanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading data, video, audio and film integration firm, today announced Matt Minnihan has joined its design and consulting team, effective Jan. 4. He is responsible for installation management for corporate and broadcast clients.
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Platinum Platypus Uses Quantum StorNext Pro Studio to Accelerate
Video and Motion Graphics Firm Realizes Immediate Gains in Efficiency and Capacity While Building Foundation for Fluid, Economical Growth
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) today announced that Platinum Platypus, creator of video, motion graphics and animation for both media and corporate enterprises, has implemented Quantum StorNext® Pro Studio to realize faster, more scalable storage and sharing of high-resolution video content. Quantum's workflow-optimized StorNext Pro™ Studio solution provides high-performance storage that Platinum Platypus can expand smoothly and economically to accommodate its rapid growth and its work with ever-larger media files. The complete storage solution from Quantum supports an efficient and agile workflow in which creatives can quickly and simultaneously access and edit video. Connecting to a Scalar® LTO library, StorNext Pro Studio also facilitates archive and protection of older projects while keeping them available for the creative team.
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The 33rd Annual Miami International Film Festival | Full Program Release
News: The 33rd Annual Miami International Film Festival | Full Program ReleaseRunning March 4–13, 2016, Filmmakers from 40 CountriesProudly Exhibit 129 Feature, Documentary, and Short Films
Monica Bellucci, Iciar Bollaín, Gavin Hood,
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VideoBlocks Promotes New CEO To Continue Record Growth, Vision of Becoming The 'Must Have' Membership for All Content Creators
News: VideoBlocks Promotes New CEO To Continue Record Growth, Vision of Becoming The 'Must Have' Membership for All Content CreatorsDigital Media Powerhouse Assigns New Leadership on the Heels of Reaching One Million Video Clips and Paying Over $1M to Contributors
VideoBlocks, the first membership-based provider of stock media, today announced the appointment of their new Chief Executive Officer, TJ Leonard, who, over the past two and a half years led the company to record-setting growth as Chief Marketing Officer.
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Avid Marketplace Continues to Build Momentum as More Connectivity Partners Join the Avid App Store
News: Avid Marketplace Continues to Build Momentum as More Connectivity Partners Join the Avid App Store Pro Tools, Media Composer, and VENUE Customers Can Easily Access a Growing List of Certified Effects, Sound Processing, Utility, and Instrument Plug-Ins From the Avid Marketplace
NAMM (Hall A, Booth #6400) -- Avid® (Nasdaq:AVID) today announced continued momentum for the Avid Marketplace, with a significant number of industry-leading 3rd party software developers joining the Avid Connectivity Partner Program and making their AAX audio plug-ins available for sale through the Avid Store. Customers can now find, buy, and rent an ever-increasing range of certified audio plug-ins, enabling them to explore new creative possibilities and produce the best-sounding mixes.
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Adobe Video Tools Get Rave Reviews at Sundance 2016 Film Festival used Adobe Premiere Pro CC as their primary digital editing software.
Much-Anticipated “Hail, Caesar!” from Universal Pictures, and “Deadpool,” from 20th Century Fox, Cut Using Premiere Pro CC
From independent productions to Hollywood headliners, 51 films debuting at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival used Adobe Premiere Pro CC as their primary digital editing software.
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TELUS Studios Deploys Nexidia Dialogue Search Software in Global Video-Production Operation
Nexidia, developer of dialogue and audio analysis products and technologies for optimizing audio and video media, today announced that Vancouver, British Columbia-based TELUS Studios has installed Nexidia Dialogue Search™ software as part of a migration to a new digital asset management (DAM) system. Nexidia Dialogue Search software helps users locate content in TELUS Studios' large content library more efficiently and find assets that might otherwise have gone unused.
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Quantum Earns Honors for Xcellis Shared Workflow Storage Solution at 2016 Storage Visions Conference
Earlier this month at the 2016 Storage Visions Conference, Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) was presented the 2016 Storage Visions Award for Visionary Products, Professional-Class System, for the company's new Xcellis™ high-performance shared workflow storage solution. The Storage Visions Awards recognize companies advancing the state of the art in storage technologies and showcase visionary digital storage products.
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Artists Honored at AFI AWARDS 2015
News: Artists Honored at AFI AWARDS 2015J.J. Abrams, Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Steven Spielberg Among Honorees; AFI Conservatory Boasts 39 Alumni Among the 20 Creative Ensembles Behind the Year’s Most Outstanding Films and Television
America’s finest film and television artists were among the guests honored today by the American Film Institute (AFI) at its annual AFI AWARDS 2015 luncheon. With no winners or losers, AFI AWARDS celebrates the creative ensembles behind the year’s most outstanding storytelling in film and television.
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TEDx Organizers For Vail, Co, And San Francisco Events Turn To Cogswell Mediaworks Students To Conceive And Produce Promotional Audiovisual Animation Projects
News: TEDx Organizers For Vail, Co, And San Francisco Events Turn To Cogswell Mediaworks Students To Conceive And Produce Promotional Audiovisual Animation ProjectsStudents within Cogswell College’s innovative MediaWorks program were recently hired by organizers behind two TEDx Conferences to develop and produce original, short animated audiovisual communication projects promoting those two events.
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Media 100 Announces El Capitan Support
Fast, Professional, Easy-to-Use Video Editing for Mac OS X. Try it Free for 60 Days.
MacVideo Promo, a publishing and promotion company that offers exclusive deals on tools for Mac video editors, announces Media 100 Suite Version 2.1.7 - fast, professional, and easy-to-use video editing software for Mac OS X. The v2.1.7 release adds support for Mac OS X 10.11 (“El Capitan”) and is available for $99 USD.
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TEDx Organizers For Vail, Co, and San Francisco Events Turn To Cogswell Mediaworks Students To Conceive And Produce Promotional Audiovisual Animation Projects
News: TEDx Organizers For Vail, Co, and San Francisco Events Turn To Cogswell Mediaworks Students To Conceive And Produce Promotional Audiovisual Animation ProjectsStudents within Cogswell College’s innovative MediaWorks program were recently hired by organizers behind two TEDx Conferences to develop and produce original, short animated audiovisual communication projects promoting those two events.
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Digital Domain - Dan Rosen Named Vice President of Technology at Digital Domain
News: Digital Domain - Dan Rosen Named Vice President of Technology at Digital DomainAcademy Award winning Visual Effects studio, Digital Domain, announced today that Daniel Rosen has joined its ranks in the position of Vice President of Technology. A recognized expert in strategic technological design, development and implementation, the addition of Dan comes as Digital Domain intensifies its pursuit of innovation and the latest in Visual Effects technology. Dan will report to O.D Welch, President, Digital Domain.
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SMPTE and NAB Renew Technology Summit With 2016 'The Future of Cinema Conference'
News: SMPTE and NAB Renew Technology Summit With 2016 'The Future of Cinema Conference'SMPTE® and NAB Renew Technology Summit With 2016 'The Future of Cinema Conference'; Registration Opens Dec. 21. The 2016 NAB Show's 'Future of Cinema Conference: The Immortal Movie,' Produced in Partnership With SMPTE, Will Feature Future-Facing Perspectives on the Technology of Storytelling.
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, today announced that the newly crafted NAB Show's 'The Future of Cinema Conference: The Immortal Movie,' produced in partnership with SMPTE, will explore how content creators and storytellers combine artistry with motion-imaging technology to thrive today — and especially into the future. Scheduled for April 16-17 during the 2016 NAB Show, the refocused technical conference will examine this topic with an emphasis on the work and inspiration of the industry's newest generation of filmmakers. Registration for the conference opens on Dec. 21.
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VideoBlocks Partners with Discovery Channel to Make Hollywood Quality Stock Video Affordable for All Digital Creators
Discovery Selects the VideoBlocks Marketplace Because of Rapid Growth, 100% Commissions
VideoBlocks, the first subscription-based provider of stock video, today announced the addition of Discovery Channel’s world class royalty-free video library to its Marketplace, bringing professionally shot, adrenaline-charged footage to the mass creative class for the first time in history. The rollout includes over 30,000 jaw-dropping clips, none of which have been previously broadcast. They will be available for purchase on the VideoBlocks Marketplace in early 2016.
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Canon U.S.A. Closes Out 2015 With Industry Awards And Recognition Celebrating Continued Product Innovation
Reflecting on a year of continued product innovation, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, recognizes the many awards from prominent industry organizations and publications it received throughout 2015 – a hallmark year as the company hosted its once-every-five-year Canon EXPO, which can still be explored online until December 31.
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Quantum's Alex Grossman to Present at Storage Visions 2016 Conference
News: Quantum's Alex Grossman to Present at Storage Visions 2016 ConferenceVice President of Media and Entertainment Will Discuss How Latest Storage Advances Provide Greater Simplification, Flexibility and Cost Savings in Collaborative Environments
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) today announced that Alex Grossman, the company's vice president of media and entertainment, will present "How Storage Efficiencies Enhance Content Production" at the Storage Visions 2016 conference. Grossman will examine challenges presented by a changing media production landscape, explain the shortcomings of general-purpose, IT-centric storage in addressing modern workflow demands and discuss how the latest advances in workflow-optimized storage are aiding companies of all sizes in achieving greater production flexibility and efficiency. He will also share insights on how this new technology enables users to consolidate and simplify the addition of clients, ease configuration and maintenance issues and establish a powerful platform for the tools and applications that support their business.
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AFI AWARDS 2015 Official Selections Announced
The Year’s Most Outstanding Achievements in Motion Pictures and Television
The American Film Institute (AFI) announced today the Official Selections of AFI AWARDS 2015, celebrating the year's most outstanding achievements in the art of the moving image.
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HOLIDAY NEWS--The STUDIO Crafts Elegant Holiday Video Card With Chartable Message
News: HOLIDAY NEWS--The STUDIO Crafts Elegant Holiday Video Card With Chartable MessageStunning Tracking Shot Immerses Viewers In Animated Winter Wonderland
The STUDIO has a present for you, but you won’t find it under any Christmas tree. Rather the creative design/animation studio led by Founder/Creative Director Mary Nittolo, has crafted an elegantly-designed holiday video card that features a meticulously animated tracking shot that pulls viewers into a lush winter wonderland.
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Broadcasters set to complete move to IP by 2025
Broadcasters set to complete move to IP by 2025 More than one-third of broadcasters already using IP in live production
Research conducted by Futuresource Consulting, on behalf of Nevion has found that the use of IP within the broadcast environment is gaining momentum and predicts that broadcasters will be using IP for live production in the next 10 years.
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Quantum Simplifies End-to-End Workflow Storage Management With New Version of StorNext Connect
News: Quantum Simplifies End-to-End Workflow Storage Management With New Version of StorNext ConnectLatest Advances Provide Greater Control, Enhanced Visibility and More Actionable Insight for Optimizing StorNext Environments
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) today announced the release of StorNext Connect 1.1, a significantly enhanced version of its easy-to-use management tool that simplifies the installation, discovery, administration and monitoring of StorNext® environments. StorNext Connect™ is the first product of its kind to integrate management and reporting into a multi-tier storage environment. Instead of having to work with separate monitoring and reporting tools unique to each distinct storage tier, StorNext Connect users can have a unified view of the entire multi-tier, end-to-end workflow storage environment, including disk, tape, object storage and cloud resources. Designed for Quantum StorNext-powered environments and built into the company's new Xcellis™ workflow storage systems, StorNext Connect enables users to deploy and configure new equipment and then monitor and manage multiple systems at the same time.
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Digital Domain Announcement - Erika W. Burton Named Executive Vice President/General Manager.
News: Digital Domain Announcement - Erika W. Burton Named Executive Vice President/General Manager.Erika W. Burton Named Executive Vice President/General Manager of Digital Domain
Academy Award winning Visual Effects studio, Digital Domain, announced today that Erika W. Burton has joined its ranks in the position of Executive Vice President/General Manager. As Digital Domain continues to bolster its executive ranks, Erika joins the team working on long term company goals and new initiatives, with her primary focus on production, sales and marketing. Erika will report to O.D Welch, President, Digital Domain.
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VFX Producer Andrea D'Amico Joins FuseFX
News: VFX Producer Andrea D'Amico Joins FuseFXAward-winning visual effects studio FuseFX has brought on veteran VFX Producer Andrea D’Amico. D’Amico arrives with more than 25 years of experience in visual effects, including tenures at Eden FX, Digital Domain, RIOT, P.O.P. and CIS Hollywood. Most recently, she served as VFX Producer at MPC Montreal, on Fox’s Victor Frankenstein.
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Comprimato adds JPEG2000 to Vizrt’s Viz Engine arsenal
Simple software upgrade adds Ultra HD-ready streaming format to leading realtime compositor and renderer
Comprimato, a JPEG2000 software codec toolkit provider today announced it has signed an agreement with leading media production tools provider, Vizrt. Comprimato’s JPEG2000 software encoder will be made available to thousands of installed Viz Engines. The combined solution will provide the capability to create JPEG2000 streams, including in Ultra HD, without additional hardware or external devices.
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Quantum Enhances StorNext 5 Shared Workflow Storage Platform With Support for New Low-Cost, Long-Term Cloud Archive
StorNext 5.3 Also Provides Greater Security and Flexibility in Storing and Managing Content Across Demanding Media Workflows
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) today introduced StorNext 5.3, a new release of its industry-leading shared workflow storage platform that has been enhanced with features and capabilities that give users greater control and flexibility in optimizing their collaborative media workflows for maximum efficiency and productivity.
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Canon U.S.A. Celebrates The 25th Anniversary of the EOS REBEL SLR Camera Line With Launch Of "Rebel With A Cause" Initiative
Profiling Modern Day Rebels Including Daredevil Nik Wallenda and Music Producer Swizz Beatz, “Rebel With A Cause” Campaign Filmed Entirely with Canon EOS Rebel T6i DSLR Cameras
Celebrating 25 years since the introduction of Canon’s first EOS Rebel SLR camera, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is pleased to honor this milestone by introducing its new “Rebel With A Cause” campaign. In 1990, the iconic “Image is Everything” campaign introduced the Canon EOS Rebel, an SLR camera born with a cause — to put the power of pro photography into the hands of the public and level the playing field forever. 25 years later, Canon launches “Rebel With A Cause,” embarking on a journey to follow modern day rebels who challenge convention in their own unique way, capturing their causes through the eye of a Canon EOS Rebel DSLR. “Rebel With A Cause” will invite people into their worlds, celebrating the imagery that makes their causes shine and motivating others to join their movements.
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SMPTE 2015 Draws Record Number of Attendees That Enjoys Rich Lineup of Speakers and Exhibitors
News: SMPTE 2015 Draws Record Number of Attendees That Enjoys Rich Lineup of Speakers and ExhibitorsSurge in Technical Presentations, Technology Exhibitions, and Attendees Reflects Rapid Evolution of the Industry
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, today announced that the SMPTE 2015 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2015) exceeded organizers' expectations, drawing more than 75 expert presentations, nearly 100 exhibitors, and 2,328 registered attendees hailing from more than 35 countries — the highest attendance in more than a decade. The SMPTE conference is the premier annual event for motion-imaging and media technology, production, operations, and the allied arts and sciences.
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UFC 194: Aldo vs. McGregor 30 & 60 Second Spots
News: UFC 194: Aldo vs. McGregor 30 & 60 Second SpotsUFC 194: Aldo vs McGregor (Premiered During UFC 193
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Brickyard VFX Boston Moves Into New Digs
News: Brickyard VFX Boston Moves Into New DigsBrickyard VFX Boston has moved into a new 8,000-square foot studio near downtown Boston in the Leather District. The ‘new’ home is in a 100-year old factory that was stripped to the studs and retrofitted with Brickyard’s collection of vintage doors, furniture, walls, windows, and floors--including an 1890s carved oak bar and glass studded sidewalk from an old industrial neighborhood in Fitchburg, Mass. Brickyard was founded in 1999, and this marks the company’s third location, moving from its previous Newbury Street home.
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Telestream Wirecast Launches New Live Webcasting Capabilities with Onstream Media’s VisualWebcaster
News: Telestream Wirecast Launches New Live Webcasting Capabilities with Onstream Media’s VisualWebcasterOnstream Media and Wirecast are now fully integrated, making it easy for A/V producers to stream content from Wirecast to VisualWebcaster and profit in the highly lucrative webcasting market
Telestream®, the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, is teaming up with Onstream Media, a leading provider of high-end webcasting solutions. This integration puts direct access of Onstream’s VisualWebcaster into Telestream’s Wirecast live streaming production software.
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Quantum StorNext Pro Solutions Storage System Boosts Power and Agility for Motion Design Studio
Swordfish Slashes Time Required to Render and Play Back Massive Files, Resulting in New Avenues of Growth
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) today announced that San Francisco-based motion design studio Swordfish is using the StorNext Pro™ Foundation shared storage system to take on cutting-edge projects involving massive high-resolution media files. Supplied by Advanced Systems Group LLC, a systems integrator specializing in media and entertainment, the Quantum solution provides the high-performance storage and workflow efficiency the Swordfish team needs to manage its video content, including stereoscopic 4K and heavy 3D renders of high-resolution content up to 27K.
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SIXTY Ease Live Integrates with Vizrt's Viz Artist and Viz Trio for Interactive Graphics
News: SIXTY Ease Live Integrates with Vizrt's Viz Artist and Viz Trio for Interactive GraphicsTV Experience Company SIXTY announced that its Ease Live interactive graphics solution fully integrates with Vizrt’s Viz Artist and Viz Trio  for online and broadcast graphics applications.
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Pixel Magic Lights Up the Crowds in "My All American"
Pixel Magic announced that it recently created all of the visual effects for "My All American". The movie, directed by Angelo Pizzo, (writer of RUDY and HOOSIERS), opens in theaters on November 13, 2015.
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Geek&Sundry Broadcasts Popular Twitch Channel Using Blackmagic Cameras and Switchers
News: Geek&Sundry Broadcasts Popular Twitch Channel Using Blackmagic Cameras and SwitchersBlackmagic Design today announced Geek&Sundry uses Blackmagic Studio Camera HDs, Pocket Cinema Cameras and ATEM switcher technology to broadcast all of its daily Twitch programs. Geek&Sundry’s weekly broadcast schedule includes the multi camera live broadcast of 10 different shows, which are streamed live over Twitch to hundreds of thousands of followers and subscribers Monday through Friday.
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CCW 2015: FOR-A to Showcase Video Switcher, Signal Processor & Video Transmission Technology
News: CCW 2015: FOR-A to Showcase Video Switcher, Signal Processor & Video Transmission TechnologyFOR-A announces plans to exhibit at the upcoming Content and Communications World (CCW) Expo, taking place November 11-12 at the Javits Convention Center in New York. The company spotlight at the event will be on its popular video switchers and signal processors. As Fujitsu’s exclusive North American distributor, FOR-A will also be showcasing Fujitsu encoding and decoding technology at CCW within Booth #816.
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Avid Everywhere Prepares Tomorrow’s Filmmakers for Success at the Savannah Film Festival
Avid Hosts Panel and Master Class Featuring Award-Winning Industry Professionals Dan Lebental and Steven Ticknor to Help Nurture the Next Generation of Creative Talent
Avid® (Nasdaq:AVID) announced today its support of this year’s prestigious Savannah Film Festival, organized by the Savannah College of Arts & Design (SCAD). To help prepare the next generation of creative professionals to thrive in today’s challenging media environment, Avid sponsored this year’s festival, and hosted a panel and master class featuring film editor Dan Lebental (Ant-Man, Thor: The Dark World, Iron Man, Iron Man 2), and supervising sound editor Steven Ticknor (Total Recall, The Lincoln Lawyer, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, Spider-Man).
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Facilis TerraBlock Provides Heart Beat at Bespoke Production Facility for Red Rock, Ireland’s First New Soap in a Generation
News: Facilis TerraBlock Provides Heart Beat at Bespoke Production Facility for Red Rock, Ireland’s First New Soap in a GenerationAdvanced Shared Storage Technology Helps Promote Collaborative Working, Increases Efficiency & Reduces Production Time on Grueling Soap Schedule
Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage systems and dynamic workflow solutions for the film, broadcast and AV markets has successfully integrated its TerraBlock 24D | 48TB shared storage system within a new production facility in Dublin, Ireland. The facility has been designed and built to produce Ireland’s first soap series in a generation, Red Rock, which is co-produced by Element Pictures & Company Pictures and broadcast across Ireland by TV3.
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MAKE-UP ARTISTS & HAIR STYLISTS GUILD Names Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients
Make-up artist Ve Neill and hair stylist Yolanda Toussieng, both Oscar® and Emmy® winners, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Awards at the Annual Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards (IATSE, Local 706) honoring both make-up artists and hair stylists outstanding achievements in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater. The black tie event will be held Saturday, February 20, at Paramount Studios Theatre, Hollywood. The announcement was made today by Susan Cabral-Ebert, President of IATSE Local 706.
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SMPTE Motion-Imaging Technology Standards and Articles Now Available in IEEE Xplore Digital Library
IEEE Digital Library Features Full SMPTE Digital Library, Including the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal, Conference Proceedings, and Standards Documents
IEEE, the world's largest professional organization advancing technology for humanity, and 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, announced today that the SMPTE Digital Library has been incorporated into the IEEE Xplore® (http://ieeexplore.ieee.org) Digital Library. The SMPTE Digital Library includes more than 800 standards documents dating back to 1916, the peer-reviewed SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal, and proceedings from SMPTE conferences — more than 20,000 documents in total.
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SMPTE Releases Trailer for 'Moving Images' Documentary
Interviews and Archival Content Acquired for Film Reflect a Century of Motion-Imaging Innovation
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, today announced that it has released the trailer for "Moving Images," a SMPTE film project aimed at documenting the history of motion-imaging technology. The production team has captured more than 48 hours of interview footage and gathered archival material from the past 100 years, and drew from these extraordinary sources to create both a "first-look preview" for screening in 4K at the 2015 NAB Show and, more recently, a recut version newly released for public viewing at http://www.smpte100.org.
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KISS Is Celebrated by Eclectic Array of Female Artists on "KISS and Makeup" Compilation
News: KISS Is Celebrated by Eclectic Array of Female Artists on "KISS and Makeup" CompilationThrough an unprecedented, three-way collaboration, Los Angeles-based MediaHorse, a top music licensing and creative marketing firm, LA & Nashville-based HoriPro Entertainment Group, Inc., the U.S. music publishing subsidiary of Tokyo-based entertainment conglomerate HORIPRO Inc., as well as publishers of the KISS catalogue, and the classic rock band KISS, have announced the release of a first-ever compilation album to feature all female artists covering classic songs by KISS.
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Canon U.S.A. And Ron Howard Release Short Film, "The Rusted," Starring Josh Hutcherson And Jena Malone for Project Imagination: The Trailer
News: Canon U.S.A. And Ron Howard Release Short Film, "The Rusted," Starring Josh Hutcherson And Jena Malone for Project Imagination: The Trailer"THE RUSTED” is a Psychological Thriller Inspired by a College Student’s Trailer Submission for the Project Imagination Contest
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, debuts a new Hollywood short film, “The Rusted,” as part of Canon’s Project Imagination: The Trailer, a consumer contest helmed by Ron Howard who has championed Canon’s Project Imagination creative experiment since 2011. Ron Howard and Josh Hutcherson (“The Hunger Games”) chose one winning trailer created by Mark Mukherjee, a college student in Florida, as the inspirational foundation for “The Rusted,” a psychological thriller written and directed by Kat Candler (“Hellion”) starring Josh Hutcherson and Jena Malone (“The Hunger Games”).
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ADDY.media Documents New York Fashion Week Runway Action With Panasonic's New AG-DVC200PJ 4K Handheld Camcorders
News: ADDY.media Documents New York Fashion Week Runway Action With Panasonic's New AG-DVC200PJ 4K Handheld CamcordersFashion video content producer/publisher Adriana Kaegi recently shot extensive coverage of New York Fashion Week with Panasonic's new AG-DVX200PJ 4K large-sensor, 4/3” handheld camcorders. Kaegi is a featured channel partner on AOL.com Style Addytude, with eight million monthly viewers, and her company ADDY.media was the first to do live streaming and VOD of the New York, Paris and Milan Fashion Weeks.
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