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Accusys ExaSAN to Introduce the A16T2-Share shareable Thunderbolt storage at NAB show 2015 - SL13416
News: Accusys ExaSAN to Introduce the A16T2-Share shareable Thunderbolt storage at NAB show 2015 - SL13416Accusys ExaSAN is scheduled to launch the world’s first-ever shareable Thunderbolt storage, A16T2-Share, at NAB show to provide high performance yet cost-effective shared storage system for content creators.
At NAB show 2015, Accusys storage Ltd. will be exhibiting the innovative shareable Thunderbolt storage, A16T2-Share, a product designed to overcome the limitations of existing Thunderbolt direct attached storage and to provide its users with a productivity-boosting, cost-effective Thunderbolt shared storage system.
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News from Archion: NAB 2015 product showcase
Archion Advances Shared Storage Technology & Introduces Must See New Workflow Solutions at NAB 2015 -- Demonstrating How EditStor Platform Tackles the Most Demanding Editorial Workflows & Showcasing Collaborate Appliance for Adobe Creative Cloud Users.
Archion Technologies, a pioneer in high-performance collaborative storage solutions for media workflows, will be showcasing its price performance-leading EditStor EO and introducing two new products at NAB 2015 -- EditStor Omni, a powerhouse for handling the challenges of 4K, 6K and 8K media workflows, and Collaborate, a new appliance for Adobe® Creative Cloud® (CC). Both of these new products address the growing requirements within the media and entertainment industries for simple, secure and affordable collaboration.
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Marquis Launches Solo Parking Giveaway
News: Marquis Launches Solo Parking GiveawayMarquis Broadcast, expert in content workflows and media integration software, specialises in moving media. The Company has today announced its biggest ever promotion: a giveaway of 100 copies of Solo Parking, its new archive and restore solution aimed at freelance editors or small facilities, looking to manage their Avid storage, create a complete archive copy of any Avid project, or move a project to another workstation.. The giveaway is part of a prize draw for those completing a six question industry survey about how they use their edit storage: www.marquisbroadcast.com/promotions and will run from 30 March and finish on 19 April.
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NAB 2015: EditShare Raises the Bar for Collaboration and Media Management with New “Enterprise-Class” Storage and Production MAM Offerings
New XStream EFS scale out storage solution combines enterprise-class storage with advanced media management capabilities; Flow 3.2 increases facility efficiency with MAM-driven automation and comprehensive multi-format support
NAB 2015 Press Previews
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NAB 2015: EditShare Raises the Bar for Collaboration and Media Management with New “Enterprise-Class” Storage and Production MAM Offerings
NAB 2015: EditShare Raises the Bar for Collaboration and Media Management with New “Enterprise-Class” Storage and Production MAM Offerings New XStream EFS scale out storage solution combines enterprise-class storage with advanced media management capabilities; Flow 3.2 increases facility efficiency with MAM-driven automation and comprehensive multi-format support Booth SL10510
The EditShare® NAB 2015 showcase headlines include XStream EFS, the company’s new distributed, redundant “scale out” storage system that brings enterprise-class features to a broad range of facilities at breakthrough prices, and the latest release of the company’s media asset management platform, EditShare Flow 3.2.
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Award-Winning Director Morgan Spurlock and Renowned Entrepreneur Guy Kawasaki to Deliver Keynote Addresses at Avid Connect 2015
With Last Year's Event a Sell-Out and Hundreds of Participants Already Registered for the Second Annual Event of the Avid Customer Association, Limited Space is Filling Quickly
Avid® (Nasdaq:AVID) today announced exciting developments in its preparation for Avid Connect 2015, the second annual event of the Avid Customer Association, to be held April 10-12, 2015 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas--just prior to the NAB show. Guest keynote speakers will include award-winning writer, director, and producer Morgan Spurlock; and Guy Kawasaki, the renowned author, entrepreneur and business advisor.
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Aframe Advances Cloud-Based Video Collaboration with Spring 2015 Release
News: Aframe Advances Cloud-Based Video Collaboration with Spring 2015 ReleaseAframe Advances Cloud-Based Video Collaboration with Spring 2015 Release
Aframe announced today that the next generation of its cloud-based video collaboration platform will be available at NAB 2015. With new features that streamline review, expand search, simplify the user experience and extend format support, the Spring 2015 release enables more efficient, accessible, cost effective management of video and production assets.
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Cinedeck & Wiredrive Present Time-Saving File-Based Solutions At The Editors' Lounge
News: Cinedeck & Wiredrive Present Time-Saving File-Based Solutions At The Editors' LoungeThe Editors’ Lounge hosted their monthly educational and networking event with post-production professionals from Los Angeles and surrounding areas getting an up close look at the latest time-saving tools from Cinedeck and Wiredrive. Product demonstrations were given simultaneously throughout the evening, followed by Q&A sessions. All attendees participated in a raffle drawing with one lucky winner going home at the end of the evening with a G drive compliments of Wiredrive.
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Wipster Raises $1.2 Million in Funding to Fuel Growth of its Cloud-Based Collaborative Video Review and Approval Platform
Wipster’s Simple, Elegant Video Review and Approval Platform for Creatives Gains Traction, Acclaim; Prepares for Next Phase of Development
Wipster today announced it has successfully raised $1.2 million USD in funding for its new cloud-based, collaborative video review and approval platform. Wipster was created by filmmaker Rollo Wenlock and a team of creative media tech experts, with a singular focus on creating a beautifully designed, intuitive digital media review and approval platform experience for content creators, filmmakers, in-house corporate media teams, or anyone creating video projects. Wipster helps bring together creative media teams, their colleagues and clients from wherever they may be to collaborate on digital media projects; simply, elegantly and quickly.
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Facilis TerraBlock Provides Advanced Shared Storage Facilities at Oslo Post Company
News: Facilis TerraBlock Provides Advanced Shared Storage Facilities at Oslo Post CompanyNorwegian Film, TV & Commercials Post Facility Keeps Team Connected, Files Organized and Project Delivery on Time Thanks to TerraBlock
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 announced the successful delivery and commissioning of a 48TB TerraBlock 24D shared storage system to Norwegian Film, TV and Commercial post house, Oslo Post Company.
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Media Alert: ProMAX Announces New Network Archive Appliances
News: Media Alert: ProMAX Announces New Network Archive AppliancesProduct Launch Includes Special Trade-in Promotiom
ProMAX, the manufacturer of Platform workflow servers, high-performance ONE editing workstations, and network archive appliances, is announcing new ProMAX archive products with a customer upgrade trade-in promotion, and is presenting hands-on demonstrations of the new Platform Portable workflow server at BVExpo stand E 40 at Excel London February 24th - 26th.
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Marquis to Launch Project Parking Version 4 at NAB 2015
News: Marquis to Launch Project Parking Version 4 at NAB 2015Marquis Broadcast, expert in content workflows and media integration software, specialises in moving media. The Company has today announced it is to launch Project Parking Version 4 at NAB 2015. Project Parking, Marquis’ popular archive and retrieve solution, has now been developed to become a complete Avid storage management solution and it will be shown for the first time, on booth SL7720 at NAB 2015.
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News: 3sixtymedia installs 20 Baselight for Avid seats
News: News: 3sixtymedia installs 20 Baselight for Avid seatsBroadcast post facility integrates grading for a more efficient premium television workflow
3sixtymedia, which provides post-production, creative services and studio crewing for broadcast productions in the north of England, has added a Baselight TWO colour grading system with Blackboard control panel. To integrate grading into the entire post workflow even more closely, the company has also installed 20 Baselight for Avid seats for its Avid editing stations and Protools dubbing theatres.
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Facilis Technology to Showcase Latest Version of TerraBlock at NAB 2015
News: Facilis Technology to Showcase Latest Version of TerraBlock at NAB 2015At NAB 2015, Facilis (booth SL8811), a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage systems and dynamic workflow solutions for the film, broadcast and AV markets, will showcase significant innovations to its TerraBlock shared storage system. Upcoming releases of TerraBlock will include scale-out features for larger workgroups, integrated asset tracking, improved interoperability with third party applications and performance enhancements for resolution independent workflows.
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Call for Papers Extended for SMPTE Australia 2015 (SMPTE15)
Proposals for Papers, Sessions, and Workshops for Delivery at the Biennial SMPTE Australia Conference & Exhibition, 14-17 July in Sydney, Will Now Be Accepted Until 1 March
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® , the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that the SMPTE Australia Section has extended the call-for-proposals deadline for the biennial SMPTE Australia Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE15), Persistence of Vision — Defining the Future.
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Quantel Press Release: Get set - LiveTouch is go!
News: Quantel Press Release: Get set - LiveTouch is go!Quantel releases revolutionary studio sports highlighting range to give sports broadcasters real choice and the fastest workflow available
Quantel today released LiveTouch - a brand new range of studio sports highlighting systems that feature a robust, ergonomic live control panel and unique bi-directional editor integration. LiveTouch encompasses a complete range of studio highlighting applications from single operator standalone set-ups to complete, integrated production systems.
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XenData Launches X2500-USB: LTO-6 Archive System with USB Interface
News: XenData Launches X2500-USB: LTO-6 Archive System with USB InterfaceThe X200 – USB is ideal for storing video, audio and image files on high capacity LTO cartridges
XenData the global provider of digital video archive solutions to the media and entertainment industry, today announced the launch of X2500-USB, an LTO-6 archive system that connects to notebooks and workstations via USB 3.0. The system includes an external LTO-6 drive and XenData6 Workstation management software, and is ideal for storing video, audio and image files on high capacity LTO cartridges.
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Hula Post Production Provides Editing Gear for "Selma"
News: Hula Post Production Provides Editing Gear for "Selma"Hula Post Production provided editorial systems and support to Selma, the new film from Paramount Pictures, Pathé, and Harpo Films and director Ava DuVernay, chronicling the historic civil rights march led by Martin Luther King, Jr. in Alabama in 1965. The film, which stars David Oyelowo as King, is currently nominated for two Academy Awards: Best Picture and Best Original Song.
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SMPTE Issues Call for Papers for the SMPTE 2015 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition
Deadline for Online Submission of Proposals Is June 26
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, is seeking proposals for technical papers for the SMPTE 2015 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2015), Oct. 26-29 in Hollywood, California. The proposed papers must be informational and address technical theory, research, innovation, application, or practice specific to any of the evolving technologies associated with the media technology industry. The proposals themselves, comprising a topic heading, paper title, and one-page abstract, must be submitted no later than June 26.
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Marquis to Exhibit at CABSAT for the First Time
Marquis Broadcast, experts in content workflows and media integration software, specialises in moving media. The Company has today announced it will exhibit at CABSAT for the first time this year on booth C3-45. Marquis will demonstrate its popular archive and retrieve solution, Project Parking and also preview the latest functionality in Project Parking Version 4 which is to be officially launched at NAB 2015.
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BVE 2015: Facilis and StorageDNA to Feature Field-Proven Shared Storage and LTO LTFS Archiving Workflow
Together TerraBlock and DNA Evolution Deliver High Performance Creative Media Workflows
StorageDNA, Inc., a provider of intelligent nearline and archiving workflow solutions, and Facilis Technology a shared storage provider, today announced that the companies will showcase their complementary technologies in shared stand R30 at BVE 2015, to be held at ExCel London on February 24-26, 2015.
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aQ Broadcast to Feature Powerful Range at NAB 2015
At NAB 2015, aQ Broadcast will feature an integrated range of Newsroom, Scripting, Automation and Media Management software alongside Video Server and Production Suite hardware.
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The New Powershot Sx410 Is And Powershot Elph 350 Hs Cameras With Upgraded Features Help Users Enhance Their Photographic Abilities
The PowerShot SX410 IS Digital Camera Features a Compact Body with an Impressive 40x Optical Zoom Lens, while the Stylish PowerShot ELPH 350 HS Offers a 20.2 Megapixel CMOS Sensor, Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC Capabilities
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the new PowerShot SX410 IS and PowerShot ELPH 350 HS[i] compact digital cameras. Weighing just .4 ounces more and measuring only .2 inches longer than its predecessor, the PowerShot SX410 IS camera boasts an upgraded 40x optical zoom range , making it a convenient choice for users who want to combine portability and telephoto reach into one powerful digital camera. The PowerShot ELPH 350 HS is a high performance stylish compact digital camera with a 12x optical zoom lens (equivalent to 25-300mm) and an impressive 20.2 megapixel[ii] CMOS sensor, with built-in Wi-Fi® and Near Field Communications (NFC) capabilities.
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Canon U.S.A. Announces New EOS Rebel DSLR Cameras Featuring 24.2 Megapixels And Wireless Functionality
The new EOS Rebel T6s and EOS Rebel T6i 1 DSLR cameras combine affordability with workhorse imaging features and functionality
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the addition of two new DSLR cameras to its popular EOS Rebel lineup: the EOS Rebel T6s Digital SLR camera, and the EOS Rebel T6i Digital SLR camera. Featuring a newly developed 24.2 megapixel Canon CMOS imaging sensor, both cameras deliver the highest resolution available amongst EOS models with an APS-C format sensor. Additionally, the cameras feature built-in Wi-Fi® and NFC™ capabilities – a first for the Canon EOS Rebel system – making snapping and sharing high-quality, treasured images seamless.
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Ikegami HDK-97ARRI cameras capture the action at PUR & Friends Mega Concert
News: Ikegami HDK-97ARRI cameras capture the action at PUR & Friends Mega ConcertTV Skyline, one of Europe's largest and most successful mobile television production companies, chose Ikegami HDK-97ARRI cameras to broadcast the recent PUR & Friends 2014 annual concert from the massive Veltins Arena in Gelsenkirchen. Working in partnership with Neoxfilm, TV Skyline captured the performance for transmission by executive producer, Sky Germany.
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Thinkbox Launches Beta for XMesh NUKE Loader
News: Thinkbox Launches Beta for XMesh NUKE LoaderThinkbox Software today released a beta version of the XMesh loader for NUKE, supporting versions 7 and up of The Foundry’s NUKE. XMesh is a production-proven geometry caching plug-in designed to streamline animation and visual effects pipelines that is currently available off-the-shelf for Autodesk 3ds Max and Autodesk Maya. The XMesh NUKE loader allows NUKE users to load saved XMesh data from 3ds Max or Maya into NUKE for rendering.
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Marquis to Demonstrate Project Parking at BVE 2015
News: Marquis to Demonstrate Project Parking at BVE 2015Marquis Broadcast, experts in content workflows and media integration software, specialises in moving media. The Company has today announced it will demonstrate its popular archive and retrieve solution, Project Parking at BVE 2015 on booth A32. Partnering with distributor,Digital Garage, at the show, Marquis will also preview the latest functionality in Project Parking Version 4 which is to be officially launched at NAB 2015.
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Marquis to Launch 'Set & Forget' Workspace Parking Disaster Recovery at NAB 2015
News: Marquis to Launch 'Set & Forget' Workspace Parking Disaster Recovery at NAB 2015Marquis Broadcast, experts in content workflows and media integration software, specialises in moving media. The Company has today announced it will launch Workspace Parking, its new ‘set & forget’ disaster recovery solution for Avid workspaces, plus a host of storage analysis tools at NAB 2015.
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Cinegy announces new partnership with Rahul Commerce
Cinegy, which develops and produces software technology for digital video processing, asset management, video compression, playout and automation, today announced a new partnership with Rahul Commerce, one of India’s leading distributors of multimedia technology in India.
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RED and surfer Announce: REDirect surf 2015
RED Digital Cinema and Surfer Magazine have come together to announce the official launch of REDirect Surf 2015. This is the second installment of the REDirect series – a competition and celebration of filmmaking visionaries across the globe, highlighting varying genres. RED and the Berrics joined forces early last year to launch the first ever REDirect, and after an extremely successful collaboration and film festival showcasing 12 of the most renowned skateboarding filmmakers in the world, the focus now turns to the art of capturing surfing.
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Accusys ExaSAN Presents Thunderbolt SAN for Post-production Workhouse in Needs of Shared Storage
Accusys ExaSAN provides an affordable and highly efficient shared platform for media professionals who work on Macs—Thunderbolt SAN. This is a solution that allows multiple Macs to concurrently access 1PB of data on PCIe RAID storage over Thunderbolt connection. Via the help from Thunderbolt SAN, creative artists can share data and consolidate projects in one storage and focus on creating the best artwork without dealing the lousy data transfer job, data backup, and Thunderbolt cobweb.
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EditShare Ships Geevs 7 Video Server for Post, Broadcast and Sports
News: EditShare Ships Geevs 7 Video Server for Post, Broadcast and SportsEditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, today announced the release of version 7 of its Geevs range of ingest and playout video servers. Geevs 7 adds a host of new features including enhanced integration with EditShare’s shared storage and Flow media asset management solutions.
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UNICEF UK Chooses Aframe’s Cloud Video Platform To Help Increase Collaboration On Video Projects
Achieves greater collaboration and efficiencies within its video production workflows through the use of Aframe’s cloud platform
Unicef UK has chosen Aframe’s cloud video platform to help manage its promotional video activity. Unicef UK creates and manages a wide variety of video footage including promotional content and corporate films. Prior to working with Aframe, Unicef UK relied on multiple external hard drives and RAID drives, which meant there was no way to collaborate or share footage remotely.
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Year Old Full Service VFX/Design Company Artemple-Hollywood Now Working on "Entourage," Names Karin Levinson EVP, Features and TV, and Enjoys Long-Standing Working Relationship with Award-Winning Director David Fincher
News: Year Old Full Service VFX/Design Company Artemple-Hollywood Now Working on "Entourage," Names Karin Levinson EVP, Features and TV, and
Enjoys Long-Standing Working Relationship with Award-Winning Director David FincherArtemple-Hollywood, a high-end, full-service Visual Effects and Design company specializing in the art of seamless and “invisible” visual effects work for feature films, television, commercials, themed entertainment, special venue projects, and original content creation, is marking its one year anniversary having produced visual effects work for one of last year’s most successful films, is currently producing visual effects for an upcoming studio feature, is commencing work on new projects, and has hired a noted industry executive.
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Avid Announces Flexible Licensing in Pro Tools, Avid Cloud Collaboration, and New Services in the Avid Marketplace
New Innovations Deliver on Avid Everywhere for Audio, Giving Professionals More Choice Over How They Purchase and Deploy Their Tools, Collaborate With Others, and Get More Exposure for Their Work
NAMM (Hall A, Booth #6400) -- Avid(R) (Nasdaq: AVID) today announced Pro Tools(R) 12, the next generation of the industry-standard digital audio software. Featuring new flexible licensing options, Pro Tools 12 delivers on Avid's commitment to customer choice, a key element of Avid Everywhere(TM). The company also announced new innovations to support artist collaboration and content distribution with Avid Cloud Collaboration and new services in the Avid Marketplace.
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Call for Papers Opens for SMPTE Australia 2015 (SMPTE15)
Proposals for Papers, Sessions, and Workshops for Delivery at the Biennial SMPTE Australia Conference & Exhibition, 14-17 July in Sydney, Will Be Accepted Until 15 February
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers®, the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that the SMPTE Australia Section has opened the call for papers for the biennial SMPTE Australia Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE15), Persistence of Vision — Defining the Future.
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Hula Post Production Outfits the Editorial Team for Universal Pictures' "Dracula Untold"
News: Hula Post Production Outfits the Editorial Team for Universal Pictures' "Dracula Untold"Hula Post Production Outfits the Editorial Team for Universal Pictures’ “Dracula Untold”
Hula Post Production provided editorial systems and support for Dracula Untold, Universal Pictures’ new action film now in international release.
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Fancy Film Post Services Installs Small Tree TitaniumZ Shared Storage to Meet Substantial Workload Increase
Academy Award-Winning Post House Sees Greater Flexibility with New System
With its workload doubling from the previous year, Academy Award-winning post shop, Fancy Film Post Services, installed the TitaniumZ-16 shared storage system from Small Tree to accommodate additional projects while improving project management. The affordable, Ethernet-based shared storage solution offers the team at Fancy Film greater flexibility and credibility, placing the small post shop on a level playing field with bigger facilities for future business opportunities.
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Cinegy announces partnership with TRAMS
News: Cinegy announces partnership with TRAMSCinegy, which develops and produces software technology for digital video processing, asset management, video compression and automation and playout today announced a new partnership with UK-based systems integrator and reseller Trams.
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Halo Post Production Secures Avid Workflows with Object Storage from Object Matrix.
London based Halo Post Production has complemented its Avid production platform with the integration of nearline object storage from Object Matrix. Halo Post Production offers diverse services across the creative industry from TV drama (The Missing) to film (Paddington) and sound production for Downton Abbey.
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ATG Danmon completes file-base ingest, transcoding and QC system for Arqiva
News: ATG Danmon completes file-base ingest, transcoding and QC system for ArqivaATG Danmon, one of Europe's most experienced broadcast systems integrators and file-based product sales businesses, announces the completion of a tape and file-based ingest, transcoding and quality-control solution providing file preparation for global television and radio transmission service-provider Arqiva. The system has been fully integrated into Arqiva's playout facility at Chalfont, Buckinghamshire.
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SetMeUp Delivers Fast, Powerful and Affordable On-Set Acquisition, Storage and Management Capabilities
News: SetMeUp Delivers Fast, Powerful and Affordable On-Set Acquisition, Storage and Management CapabilitiesSetMeUp integrates Cinedeck and axle Video technologies for multi-channel capture/playback, radically simple content management, plus 18TB of ingest storage
Cinedeck and axle Video (www.axlevideo.com) today launched SetMeUp (www.setmeup.tv), a complete, pre-packaged, cost-effective HD and 4K/UHDTV on-set workflow solution enabling acquisition/playback, radically simple media management and ingest storage for live and episodic broadcast TV production.
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EditShare Continues Growth With New Marketing Director Appointment
News: EditShare Continues Growth With New Marketing Director AppointmentEditShare, the premier supplier of media management solutions for broadcast and production industries, has today announced the appointment of Martin Bennett as EMEA Marketing Director. This new appointment reinforces the company’s continued drive to grow business across the region after expanding its sales operation during 2014.
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CrewCuts taps XenData to manage robotic LTO library
XenData’s SX-522 Archive Server manages a robotic LTO library to provide a collaborative storage environment for Crew Cuts
XenData, the global provider of digital video archive solutions to the media and entertainment industry, today announced that Crew Cuts, a full-service post-production house, has installed a XenData SX-522 Archive Server managing a robotic LTO library to help upgrade and automate its complete workflow. The new server and library have permitted Crew Cuts to achieve greater efficiencies and create a very dynamic and collaborative environment.
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Take 2 Films Uses StorageDNA's LTO LTFS Archiving for "Paddington"
StorageDNA, Inc., a leader in intelligent nearline and archiving workflow solutions for media professionals, today announced that Take 2 Films deployed DNA Evolution for a feature film project, Paddington, recently nominated for two British Academy Film Awards and scheduled for release in the U.S. on January 16, 2015. Take 2 provided services for Marmalade Films on behalf of Studio Canal for the production of Paddington, one of the many film and television projects Take 2 has provided services for since 1999.
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SMPTE Expands Virtual Classroom With Courses on IP Media Transport and Navigating the UHD Ecosystem
New Courses Address Critical Industry Topics, Offer Access to Expert Coaching Within a Structured, Interactive Online Education Environment
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, is expanding its virtual classroom with the introduction of two new courses — "The Essentials of Internet Protocol (IP) Media Transport for Broadcasters: Moving Real-Time Video and Audio Over Packet Networks" and "Navigating the Ultra High Definition (UHD) Ecosystem." Designed to provide focused, technical knowledge critical to working in today's digital media industry, the SMPTE Virtual Classroom courses also include the Society's Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) Routing & Switching Program.
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Crystal Vision press release - Crystal Vision exhibits at CABSAT 2015
CABSAT 2015 in Dubai will see Crystal Vision showing three different keying solutions – products that are traditionally most popular with customers in the Middle East. During the exhibition, which runs 10th – 12th March 2015, some of the products on stand D3-46 will include the Safire 3 chroma keyer which now comes with a full set of control options, MultiLogo logo keyer with new audio features and the award-winning LKEY-SQZ squeeze back keyer in its Middle Eastern exhibition debut.
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axle Drive™, Media Management Hub for $995
News: axle Drive™, Media Management Hub for $995Complete professional and prosumer solution for video, photos, PDFs at CES StorageVisions
axle Video , the pioneer in radically simple media management, today launched axle Drive, a revolutionary low-cost appliance designed for today’s media explosion.
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Small Tree Shared Storage System a Big Hit with Production Company Specializing in Music Videos
TitaniumZ-16 Improves Project Management on Recent Video for EDM Star Caribou
The haunting beauty of EDM artist Caribou’s latest video, “Our Love,” shot on a 6K RED Epic Dragon, was pieced together far more quickly in large part because of the production company’s recent decision to implement Small Tree’s TitaniumZ-16 shared storage system at its studio.
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HP Introduces Industry's Thinnest and Lightest Workstation Ultrabooks
New ZBook Workstations Extend World's Thinnest and Lightest Business-Class Notebook Status Held by HP
HP (NYSE: HPQ) today introduced the industry's thinnest and lightest workstation Ultrabooks™ (1), the HP ZBook 14 and 15u. HP also announced its next-generation virtual workstation and enhancements to its Remote Graphics Software.
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Accusys ExaSAN RAID storage and Seagate 6TB HDDs together achieve an outstanding performance
News: Accusys ExaSAN RAID storage and Seagate 6TB HDDs together achieve an outstanding performanceSeagate 6TB SAS hard disk drive ST6000NM0034 recommended for Accusys ExaSAN RAID storage product line
With the growing need for large capacity and high performance storage solution within the post production industry, Accusys ExaSAN and Seagate, the two leaders in storage field had tested and jointly announced that the Seagate ST6000NM0034 SAS 6TB HDDs is compatible with the whole ExaSAN product family and makes it more powerful than ever. Especially for the ExaSAN A16S3-PS RAID storage, while configured with the Seagate enterprise SAS drives, it can provide a reading performance up to 2685MB/s and a writing speed at an average of 1840MB/s when processing a 10bit 16 GB 4K file, which makes the storage solution a powerful support for post production experts.
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iTV-16 Augments Post Production with Facilis TerraBlock
News: iTV-16 Augments Post Production with Facilis TerraBlockServing 42 school districts, 119 charter schools and five community college districts is a tall order for San Diego’s County Office of Education , but the institution is well equipped to handle everything from school improvements to budget approval – even a TV station. Run by Executive Producer Doug Gilmore, SDCOE’s iTV-16 creates and distributes a wide range of content, from academic programming to daily news and district event coverage. The station is also responsible for developing training videos and e-books for teachers. Managing all of the raw data and files for these projects requires a talented crew and a high-performance shared storage solution – for which iTV-16 uses a Facilis TerraBlock 24D. At the center of iTV-16’s facility, TerraBlock is connected via 10 GB Ethernet to six editorial suites that run Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, After Effects, Compressor and Motion.
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Biscardi Creative Announces Lower Rates for Long Form Editorial
Rates starting as low as $75/hour for including documentaries, episodics, reality and features.
Biscardi Creative Media announces new editorial pricing for long form projects. Editorial rates starting as low as $75/hour for projects that book a minimum of 8 weeks editorial time.
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Sonnet Introduces New Family of Optical Thunderbolt Cables
Fiber Optic Cables Span Longer Distances Without Loss of Performance
Sonnet Technologies today introduced a new line of optical Thunderbolt™ cables designed to connect computers and devices over longer distances in a wide variety of production environments. With support for both 20Gbps Thunderbolt 2 and 10Gbps Thunderbolt connections, the Sonnet Optical Thunderbolt Cables are thin, lightweight, and durable, with performance equivalent to copper Thunderbolt cables at distances of up to 60 meters.
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Sonnet Introduces Fusion R400 RAID USB 3.0 Rackmount Storage System
Low-Cost, Four-Bay 1U Storage System Uses 3.5-Inch SATA Drives, Is Versatile and Easy to Configure With RAID 5
Sonnet Technologies today introduced the Fusion™ R400 RAID USB 3.0, a four-bay, hardware RAID 5, rackmount storage system with a USB 3.0 interface. The Fusion R400 RAID USB 3.0 integrates a high-performance RAID controller for maximum drive configuration versatility and critical data protection, and its USB 3.0 interface provides single-cable-to-host connectivity and wide compatibility. Its compact size makes this Sonnet storage solution perfect for use in a wide range of popular mobile racks, carts, rack cases, and server rooms as well.
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Press Release - Accusys ExaSAN RAID storage and Seagate 6TB HDDs together achieve an outstanding performance
News: Press Release - Accusys ExaSAN RAID storage and Seagate 6TB HDDs together achieve an outstanding performanceSeagate 6TB SAS hard disk drive ST6000NM0034 recommended for Accusys ExaSAN RAID storage product line
With the growing need for large capacity and high performance storage solution within the post production industry, Accusys ExaSAN and Seagate, the two leaders in storage field had tested and jointly announced that the Seagate ST6000NM0034 SAS 6TB HDDs is compatible with the whole ExaSAN product family and makes it more powerful than ever. Especially for the ExaSAN A16S3-PS RAID storage, while configured with the Seagate enterprise SAS drives, it can provide a reading performance up to 2685MB/s and a writing speed at an average of 1840MB/s when processing a 10bit 16 GB 4K file, which makes the storage solution a powerful support for post production experts.
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Archion Enhances Adobe Creative Cloud Workflow with Introduction of 'Collaborate'
Innovative Solution Provides Continuous Single Local Sync Point Access
Archion, a global leader in providing networked storage solutions for media workflows, today announced Collaborate, a new appliance to manage Adobe® Creative Cloud® sync points and provide continuous high-speed access to the world of Adobe CC assets, Archive, Libraries, files and tools. Collaborate makes sharing and working together easy and efficient for all Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) users.
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John Diel Joins Studio Network Solutions (SNS) As Director Of Sales
Studio Network Solutions (SNS) has brought John Diel on board as Director of Sales. Diel, currently based in California, brings an expansive range of professional broadcast and post production sales experience to the company, which he will leverage to drive sales of SNS technology with SNS’s channel of Resellers worldwide.
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Zylight Debuts Black Light Version of F8 LED Fresnel
News: Zylight Debuts Black Light Version of F8 LED FresnelZylight, a leading manufacturer of innovative LED lighting solutions, will unveil the F8-B, a black light version of its popular LED Fresnel, at Live Design International 2014, which runs Nov. 21-23 in Las Vegas, Nev. The new light, which offers a continuously adjustable beam angle (16-70 degrees), will be demonstrated in the USHIO America booth (1451) during the show.
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Accusys ExaSAN and Tiger Technology deliver the ultimate PCIe shared storage solution
News: Accusys ExaSAN and Tiger Technology deliver the ultimate PCIe shared storage solutionTiger Technology certifies Tiger Serve1 appliances with Accusys ExaSAN PCIe standards-based RAID storage and switches to provide ultra high-performance yet cost-effective shared storage systems
Accusys ExaSAN and Tiger Technology, leaders in SAN and high performance shared storage systems, today announced the availability of Tiger Serve1 integrated shared storage workflow controller, tuned and certified for use with Accusys ExaSAN PCIe storage systems. This integrated and custom-engineered solution provides users with a powerful, productivity-boosting, and cost-effective shared storage system that is ideal for the most demanding content-centric workflows including editorial, post-production, colour grading, and high-resolution finishing.
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Hula Post Production Supports "Nightcrawler"
News: Hula Post Production Supports "Nightcrawler"Hula Post Production provided equipment, facilities and support to the editorial team from Nightcrawler, the new thriller from director Dan Gilroy and Open Road Films. Services supplied to editor John Gilroy and his crew included Avid DX editing systems, Avid Unity storage , editorial suites on Los Angeles’ Westside, and round-the-clock technical support for a post production schedule spanning eight months.
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Advanced Systems Group Explores Real-Time 4K Production
Advanced Systems Group, a leading West Coast video and film integration firm, will explore the expanding use of 4K for professional video applications at its annual workshop, “Initiatives in 4K,” on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, at the New People Cinema at the New People building in San Francisco. Free presentations begin at 10 a.m., and the workshop includes lunch sponsored by Quantum Corp.
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EditShare Gains Admission to Oregon State University
News: EditShare Gains Admission to Oregon State UniversityUniversity media departments standardize on EditShare; converged workflow facilitates media sharing and better archiving across campus
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, today announced that Oregon State University has selected the end-to-end EditShare tapeless workflow solution to facilitate media production and sharing across its Media Services, Intercollegiate Athletics, Student Media, and Outreach and Engagement departments. The foundation of the campus-wide installation is based on a tiered storage platform comprised of over 200TB of EditShare shared storage and a 160-slot Ark LTO tape library for integrated archive and backup.
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Blackmagic Design adds 80fps recording to URSA Digital Film Camera
Major update includes 80 fps 4K recording, new 3:1 compressed RAW, frame guides, slow-mo playback, CFast formatting, scrolling menus and much more
Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic Camera 1.9.9, a major software update with multiple new features for the Blackmagic URSA digital film camera. This new update has been developed in conjunction with the high end cinematographers that are using URSA cameras for high end work.
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Zylight Debuts White Fixtures at LDI 2014
News: Zylight Debuts White Fixtures at LDI 2014Zylight, a leading manufacturer of innovative LED lighting solutions, will introduce versions of its F8 LED Fresnel and IS3c LED large panel lights housed in white fixtures at Live Design International 2014, which runs Nov. 21-23 in Las Vegas, Nev. Designed for special architectural and staging applications, the new lights will be showcased in the USHIO America booth (1451) during the show and are available now.
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OneRepublic FOH Engineer Solves Live Recording Challenge With Sonnet Fusion F3 RAID Storage System
System's High Capacity and Its Rugged and Vibration-Proof Design Enable Recording of 112 Tracks at 96kHz for Future Re-use and Virtual Sound Checks
Sonnet Technologies today announced that its rugged and portable Fusion™ F3 two-drive RAID storage system is enabling a live recording workflow for OneRepublic's current "Native" tour. With the ability to store up to 6TB of content on dual shock-isolated hard drives, the Fusion F3 reliably captures more than 100 tracks of audio from the band's nightly performances, recorded at 96kHz resolution.
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Light Iron and Quantel go 6K for Gone Girl
News: Light Iron and Quantel go 6K for Gone GirlLight Iron chooses Pablo Rio and Genetic Engineering 2 for the world's first 6K DI workflow
Leading Hollywood post house, Light Iron, has used Quantel's Pablo Rio color and finishing system to complete the world's first 6K feature post production on director David Fincher's latest thriller, 'Gone Girl'. Light Iron upgraded one of its six Pablo Rios with additional GPUs to support an 8K workflow and used its Quantel Genetic Engineering 2 shared workflow system to complete the 6K color correction in multiple rooms at Light Iron's Los Angeles facility, all in realtime. Light Iron is home to four Pablo Rio systems in Los Angeles and a further two in New York.
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News: FilmLight end-to-end 4K workflows at Inter BEE 2014
News: News: FilmLight end-to-end 4K workflows at Inter BEE 2014Demonstration of fully-featured grading and finishing at high frame rate 4K
With the Japanese market moving rapidly towards advanced television formats, FilmLight will show its total pipeline solution at Inter BEE 2014 . Innovative workflows – currently in use with major production companies in Japan and worldwide – will be on display, demonstrating FilmLight’s renderless and colour-accurate framework from set to final delivery.
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Encore Completes Dailies, Post & VFX for HBO's 'Olive Kitteridge'
News: Encore Completes Dailies, Post & VFX for HBO's 'Olive Kitteridge'Four-Part Project Shot on Film Shared Between New York and Los Angeles Facilities
HBO's miniseries "Olive Kitteridge" starring Frances McDormand, Richard Jenkins and Bill Murray tells the poignantly sweet, acerbically funny and devastatingly tragic story of a seemingly placid New England town wrought with illicit affairs, crime and tragedy, told through the lens of Olive , whose wicked wit and harsh demeanor mask a warm but troubled heart and staunch moral center.
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Robin Melhuish Joins Digital Vision as Sales Manager for the Americas
News: Robin Melhuish Joins Digital Vision as Sales Manager for the AmericasExperienced Global Executive Joins Growing Team in Los Angeles and New York
Digital Vision has announced that seasoned sales and operations executive Robin Melhuish has joined the company as Sales Director, Americas. He will be based in Digital Vision's Los Angeles office, responsible for working with restoration, post production and broadcast clients in the Americas.
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BBC Hit Daytime Drama Moving On Shot With Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
News: BBC Hit Daytime Drama Moving On Shot With Blackmagic Production Camera 4KBlackmagic Design today has announced that the long standing daytime drama Moving On has returned to BBC One for a new series and was filmed entirely on the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K.
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EditShare Announces Flow 3.2
EditShare®, the technology leader in shared media storage and end-to-end tapeless workflow solutions, today announced version 3.2 of Flow, the company’s media asset management platform. Flow 3.2 boasts a score of new features including support for industry-standard 4K codecs; unique file upload and download capabilities that expand the remote collaboration power of AirFlow, the web-based portal into Flow; and new, fully-automated transcoding and delivery options.
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CCW 2014: Facilis Releases TerraBlock Version 6.1
News: CCW 2014: Facilis Releases TerraBlock Version 6.1This week, at the Content and Communications World (CCW) Expo 2014 in New York, Facilis Technology will showcase the latest update for its TerraBlock shared storage system for content creation and post production. Originally previewed at the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) 2014 in Amsterdam, TerraBlock V6.1 is available today, and will be on display for CCW attendees to check out November 12-13 in Facilis’ booth (#1042). The update boasts performance enhancements, improved interoperability with third party applications and more.
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Aframe Helps Broadcast and Production Teams Optimize Their Entire Operations With Enterprise-Grade Version of Its Cloud Video Platform
News: Aframe Helps Broadcast and Production Teams Optimize Their Entire Operations With Enterprise-Grade Version of Its Cloud Video PlatformNew Release Delivers Drag-And-Drop Automated File Upload, Business Analytics, 5x Performance Boost, More Security and Control; The Flexibility to Build Streamlined Workflows that Save Time and Costs
Aframe announced that it has delivered a step-change in the automation and efficiency that is available from cloud-based video solutions on the market today with a major new version of its cloud video platform. The Aframe Fall 2014 release provides enterprise-grade business intelligence and control over video assets being acquired and produced around the world – with features that help reduce the number of steps required to get content to air and make it easy to build blazingly fast, self-service applications that save time and lower costs.
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Object Matrix Appoints Playbox Technology in South East Asia
News: Object Matrix Appoints Playbox Technology in South East AsiaObject Matrix, leading provider of integrated object-based nearline storage solutions, today announces the appointment of Playbox Technology Asia Pacific to represent the Object Matrix portfolio of broadcast and post-production solutions in the South East Asia region.
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SMPTE to Host Sessions on the IP-Based Facility and the AXF Standard at CCW+SATCON
News: SMPTE to Host Sessions on the IP-Based Facility and the AXF Standard at CCW+SATCONSMPTE 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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Forbidden Supplies Forscene Cloud-Editing Package for Coverage of the Toronto Intl Film Festival
News: Forbidden Supplies Forscene Cloud-Editing Package for Coverage of the Toronto Intl Film FestivalForbidden Supplies Forscene Cloud-Editing Package for Coverage of the Toronto International Film Festival
Forbidden Technologies plc , the AIM-quoted owner and developer of the market-leading cloud video platform Forscene, announced that it sponsored entertainment journalist Bonnie Laufer's coverage of the renowned Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in September, which ran on U.S. entertainment Web portal The Seven Sees. Forbidden provided a turnkey cloud editing package, including access to Forscene and a Forscene server, which allowed Laufer to collaborate with editors at the headquarters of her entertainment news company, The Smart Entertainment Group, and make the finished content available to The Seven Sees.
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News: Denzel Washington thriller finished on Baselight
News: News: Denzel Washington thriller finished on BaselightSony Pictures Colorworks completes final grade of The Equalizer in facility’s 4K DI theatres
The Equalizer, the new thriller from director Antoine Fuqua and starring Denzel Washington, was graded on Baselight EIGHT at Colorworks, the finishing facility on the Sony Pictures lot at Culver City. Colorist Doug Delaney worked throughout the project with the director Antione Fuqua, DoP Mauro Fiore and editor John Refoua to create a distinctive, atmospheric look, which served to drive the story forward.
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FilmLight Demonstrates Latest Colour Pipeline Solutions at CAPER 2014
News: FilmLight Demonstrates Latest Colour Pipeline Solutions at CAPER 2014Comprehensive grading solutions at every stage on display in Argentina
FilmLight, alongside its Argentine reseller IPLUSB, is using CAPER 2014 to demonstrate its latest colour grading solutions, designed to seamlessly integrate with today’s evolving workflows.
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ATTO Technology Announces Complete Portfolio Support for the New Mac OS® X Yosemite
News: ATTO Technology Announces Complete Portfolio Support for the New Mac OS® X YosemiteATTO Technology, Inc., today announced its continued commitment to Apple and its innovations with Mac OS® X Yosemite driver support for its Celerity™ Fibre Channel Host Bust Adapters (HBAs), 6Gb/s ExpressSAS™ SAS/SATA HBAs and RAID Adapters, FastFrame™ Network Interface Cards (NICs) and Converged Network Adapters (CNAs) as well as Thunderbolt™ Desklink Devices. Today’s announcement makes ATTO the only high-performance connectivity provider with a full portfolio of adapters available on the market that support the latest Apple® operating system. Customers can download the latest drivers immediately.
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Global broadcast and media technology industry market growing to $44.3 billion in 2017
IABM DC’s Global Market Valuation & Strategy report reveals broadcast technology market set for growth
Following a compounded annual growth of 3.6% over the previous four years, the global broadcast and media technology industry was worth $39 billion in 2012, and is projected to grow to $44.3 billion in 2017.
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SNS EVO Redefines Award-Winning Gorilla’s Production Workflow
News: SNS EVO Redefines Award-Winning Gorilla’s Production WorkflowMichigan-based Gorilla, a commercial and entertainment based Production Company, has many stories to tell. Starting as a two-man venture in a basement, Gorilla set out on a journey to find success in the industry. Ten years later, the company is now a thriving community of over 30+ artists in a collective space, collaborating on the production of award-winning commercials, documentaries, music videos and animations. Now with the inception of an LA division, GRLA, they will be seeking to expand their theatrical and narrative reel.
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Facilis and StorageDNA Solutions Fuel Coolfire Studios Productions
Situated in the heart of St. Louis, MO, Coolfire Studios is a full-service entertainment company serving a diverse client-base. The studio specializes in production, post production and motion graphics, working on everything from original TV series to commercials, branded content and more.
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Arrow Media Uses Aframe To Rapidly Move Dailies During Innovative Production Of “Ultimate Airport Dubai”
News: Arrow Media Uses Aframe To Rapidly Move Dailies During Innovative Production Of “Ultimate Airport Dubai”Saves 20 weeks on the edit, about two weeks per episode, with Aframe’s Cloud Video Platform; delivers series on time, under budget, and ultimately resulting in a better show.
Arrow Media, one of the UK's top independent creative forces, has used Aframe as its cloud video platform for the production of factual series “Ultimate Airport Dubai,” season two. Aframe was used throughout the show’s production to facilitate the production process, enable cost and time efficiencies and provide secure and reliable storage.
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Colorfront Transkoder Delivers The Cutting-Edge At SMPTE 2014
News: Colorfront Transkoder Delivers The Cutting-Edge At SMPTE 2014Colorfront continues leadership in UHDTV and IMF/DCP mastering capabilities
Colorfront, the Academy and Emmy Award-winning developer of high-performance dailies and transcoding systems for motion pictures, high-end episodic TV and commercials, will set new performance standards and demonstrate a host of cutting-edge features for Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) post production, plus IMF authoring and DCP digital cinema mastering, during SMPTE 2014, Hollywood, CA, 20-23 October (Colorfront booth #311).
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SMPTE Technical Sessions and Exhibitions from IBC2014
During IBC2014, more than 50 SMPTE members were speakers during technical sessions, and more than 107 SMPTE sustaining members exhibited products and technologies. Based in a stand within the IBC Partnership Village, the Society's own participation included support for initiatives such as the popular Rising Stars program, which gave new entrants to the broadcast industry the opportunity to meet top industry experts across a series of specially staged sessions and events.
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StorageDNA's Tridib Chakravarty to Present at SMPTE 2014: LTFS Transforms LTO Into Nearline Storage
Presentation to explore directly accessing content from LTO like nearline disk
StorageDNA, Inc., a leader in intelligent nearline and archiving workflow solutions for media professionals, today announced that the company’s CEO and president, Tridib Chakravarty, will present at the SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (SMPTE 2014), held October 20-23, 2014 in Hollywood, CA.
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Advantage Video Systems to Demo 4Kase, a Portable, On-Set Dailies System, at SMPTE
News: Advantage Video Systems to Demo 4Kase, a Portable, On-Set Dailies System, at SMPTEMac-based system provides an integrated solution for dailies processing, editorial and more in a mobile package. See it at axle Video, Booth 409.
Advantage Video Systems will showcase 4Kase, its new mobile, post-production and editing system for use on-set at the SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition, October 20-23, in Hollywood. The lightest, most compact and most comprehensive on-set production solution on the market, 4Kase drew rave reviews from production professionals of all types when it was introduced at NAB in April.
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Bexel Implements Pioneering New Workflow with Grass Valley’s LDX XtremeSpeed Cameras and K2 Dyno Replay System
Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, expands camera sales to Bexel with 10 LDX XtremeSpeed 6X ultra-slow-motion cameras as well as eight K2 Dyno Replay Systems. Currently, Bexel has 15 LDX XS cameras and six K2 Dyno systems on rental at the MLB Playoffs, as well as NFL and NCAA football games. The new camera and server system will provide Bexel’s clients with a new, sophisticated ultra-slow-motion workflow with improved replay for sharper imagery and more engaging replay highlights, especially during live sports productions.
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AJA Io 4K Supports 4K Playback for "Gone Girl" VFX Review
News: AJA Io 4K Supports 4K Playback for "Gone Girl" VFX ReviewAJA Video Systems' Io 4K device for professional video and audio I/O was used to facilitate 4K playback for VFX review on director David Fincher’s “Gone Girl, from 20th Century Fox and New Regency. Based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Gillian Flynn, “Gone Girl” stars Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, and Tyler Perry and was released by 20th Century Fox on October 3rd.
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New Disk Formatting Update for Blackmagic Cinema Camera and Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Blackmagic Design today announced the immediate availability of Camera 1.9.7 software which includes dashboard on screen menus and high performance disk formatting for the Blackmagic Cinema Camera and Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera.
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Sony Pictures Post Teams Tackle “The Equalizer”
News: Sony Pictures Post Teams Tackle “The Equalizer”Sony Pictures Post Production Services and Colorworks engage in close collaboration with Antoine Fuqua to ready new thriller for theaters.
Post production work for The Equalizer the new thriller from Director Antoine Fuqua and Columbia Pictures, was completed on the Sony Pictures lot in Culver City, California.
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Marquis' Project Parking to Help German Public Broadcaster Manage Edit Storage
Marquis Broadcast,specialist in content workflows and media integration software, has announced the German public broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk has selected Marquis’ Project Parking to help manage its edit storage more effectively at its Munich headquarters.
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David Fincher’s Gone Girl, edited with Adobe Premiere Pro CC by two-time Academy-award winning editor Kirk Baxter, ACE
What: David Fincher’s Gone Girl marks another milestone for Adobe Premiere Pro CC. The film, which opens in theatres on Oct. 3, is the first major Hollywood feature film cut entirely in Adobe Premiere Pro CC, and is already getting rave reviews. The post-production company made the decision switch from Final Cut Pro and use Premiere Pro CC because of its tight integration between Premiere Pro CC and After Effects CC, which allowed multiple editors and VFX artists to work on the same project. And, Premiere Pro CC was able to play back 6K files in real-time for VFX review.
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The Editors' Lounge Returns With A Bountiful Season Of TIme Saving Features From Avid, EditShare, & AlterMedia
News: The Editors' Lounge Returns With A Bountiful Season Of TIme Saving Features From Avid, EditShare, & AlterMediaThe Editors’ Lounge returned from summer hiatus on September 26th to an audience of eager post-production professionals ready to learn about all the latest updates and new tools from Avid, EditShare and AlterMedia’s Studio Suite. The evening kicked off with dinner, networking and classroom style seminars being taught throughout the evening. Two lucky raffle winners walked away with a copy of Media Composer 8 licenses courtesy of Avid and a Lightworks 12 Outright license courtesy of EditShare.
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Telestream Vantage Cloud Subscriptions Now Available on AWS Marketplace
By provisioning complete Vantage domains on AWS, media organizations can create new products and services on a global scale with virtually limitless capacity
Telestream®, the leading provider of video transcoding and workflow solutions, today announced Vantage Cloud Subscriptions, a new service that provides a broad range of enterprise-class transcoding and file-based workflow automation for Amazon Web Services (AWS) on AWS Marketplace. With the ability to securely provision anywhere in the world, content creators can define the scale, location and performance of virtual Vantage domains, allowing them to deliver compelling new products and services to their customers and organizations.
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ATTO Technology New FibreBridge™ 7500 Storage Controller Now Available
The industry’s fastest Storage Controller creates a platform to build virtualized storage environments
ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage, network connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments for more than 25 years, today announced its new FibreBridge 7500 Storage Controller is now available.
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Video Equipment Rentals Goes High Tech with Grass Valley’s Groundbreaking LDX XtremeSpeed
In a continual effort to dramatically expand its offerings and meet broadcasters’ demands for improved workflows, global rental house Video Equipment Rentals (VER) has purchased six LDX XtremeSpeed (LDX XS) 6X ultra-slow-motion cameras, along with companion XCU XtremeSpeed XF Fiber base stations from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand. This unique combination gives VER an edge over its competition by delivering stunning imagery in super- and ultra-slow motion for its clients.
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MTA International to Protect 40 Years Worth of Archive footage with a Petabyte of Object Matrix Storage
Object Matrix, provider of object based nearline storage has again been selected to provide an object-based digital preservation platform to global broadcaster MTA International. Due to Object Matrix storage suiting the tight workflow integrations and future-proof scalability requirements of MTA, the broadcaster has selected MatrixStore to preserve their 40 year legacy of tape archive, an archive they aim to share with their global community.
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Drobo Launches World’s Highest Capacity Portable Storage Array
News: Drobo Launches World’s Highest Capacity Portable Storage ArrayNew Drobo Mini 8TB bundle delivers an industry first for protected storage on-the-go
Connected Data, the creator of the award-winning Drobo line of smart storage solutions, today announces the immediate availability of its new Drobo Mini 8TB bundle that provides customers with a massive amount of storage space in a small, rugged form factor.
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