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Pebble Beach Systems Enables Cloud Playout for DMC with Orca Virtualized IP Channel Solution
Pebble Beach Systems Enables Cloud Playout for DMC with Orca Virtualized IP Channel SolutionPebble Beach Systems, a leading automation, content management and integrated channel specialist, has been instrumental in helping The Digital Media Centre (DMC) become one of the first television network operations centers in the world to successfully embrace virtualized playout from the cloud.
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7 New Tools added to Substance Designer (Scan blending, photogrammetry, weathering)
7 New Tools added to Substance Designer (Scan blending, photogrammetry, weathering)
Digital Material Authoring Software Introduces New Tools and Filters for Photogrammetric Workflows
Today, Allegorithmic releases Substance Designer 5.6, a free update that adds seven new tools and filters to the industry-leading digital material authoring software, including solutions for both scanned and photogrammetric workflows.
published 7 months ago   read more
Soundly Cloud-based Sound Effects Service and Editing Application
Soundly Cloud-based Sound Effects Service and Editing Application
Comprehensive cloud-based sound library and workflow tool puts thousands of sounds at any content creator's fingertips instantly
Soundly, a startup audio technology company, today released Soundly, a cloud-based sound effects library and workflow tool. Soundly represents a completely new approach to sound effects access and editing. A cloud-based sound library with access to thousands of premium sound effects and a powerful workflow tool, Soundly lets video and audio editors instantly search the cloud or local sound libraries, customize sounds, and place them to picture instantly, wherever they have an Internet connection. Traditional sound effect libraries can be expensive, hard to use, and not very portable. Content creators know that good sound can make or break a video or film, and Soundly was created to give affordable access to thousands of sounds along with access to a community of specialist sound designers.
published 8 months ago   read more
Firefly Cinema Enables On-Set to Edit Suite Color Workflow for Radu Mihaileanu's A History of Love
Firefly Cinema Enables On-Set to Edit Suite Color Workflow for Radu Mihaileanu's A History of LoveFirefly Cinema, a developer of affordable color grading and dailies processing applications, today announced that its entire suite of solutions was used on Radu Mihaileanu's latest feature film, A History of Love, to manage the digital cinema color workflow, from on-set dailies through to the finishing suite, ensuring a consistent color process throughout the production and post production of the movie.
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Red Giant Embarks on Game Changing Technology Partnership with wrnch
Red Giant Embarks on Game Changing Technology Partnership with wrnch
Red Giant’s Magic Bullet Denoiser III now built on wrnch computer vision technology. Complete overhaul delivers more video denoising power than ever before.
Red Giant has teamed up with Augmented Reality (AR) technology startup wrnch to bring the company’s powerful computer vision technology to Magic Bullet Denoiser III, Red Giant’s leading plugin for removing unwanted video noise and grain from footage. Rewritten entirely from scratch, Denoiser III is powered by cutting-edge computer vision technology from wrnch, which enables the tool to manipulate pixels and replace noise with what should really be seen in the shot. Backed by investor Mark Cuban of Shark Tank fame, wrnch’s underlying engine makes this upgrade to Magic Bullet Denoiser the best, fastest, and easiest-to-use video denoiser on the market.
published 9 months ago   read more
Autodesk Upgrades VR Capabilities & 3D Animation Tools for Indie Game Developers at SIGGRAPH 2016
Autodesk Upgrades VR Capabilities & 3D Animation Tools for Indie Game Developers at SIGGRAPH 2016At SIGGRAPH 2016, Autodesk unveiled its latest version of 3D animation and modeling software for indie game developers (Autodesk Maya LT 2017), as well as Autodesk Stingray 1.4, the newest version of its powerful 3D game engine and real-time rendering solution.
published 1 year ago   read more
MAXON Announces Cinema 4D Release 18
Powerful, Flexible New Features to Leading 3D Application Elevate Motion Graphics, VFX and Visualization Workflows
MAXON today announced Cinema 4D Release 18 (R18), the next generation of its industry-leading 3D animation, graphics, VFX, visualization, and rendering software application. Cinema 4D R18 has new, powerful and easily accessible tools that are tailored to the needs of creative professionals to help master the challenges of digital production for TV, film, games, architecture, advertising and design.
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Waves Audio Now Shipping the Waves X-FDBK Feedback Eliminator Plugin
Waves Audio Now Shipping the Waves X-FDBK Feedback Eliminator PluginWaves Audio, a leading provider of digital signal processing solutions, is now shipping the Waves X-FDBK feedback eliminator plugin. One of the most important steps before any soundcheck or show is “ringing out” the wedges and PA – pushing them to a volume that produces audible feedback, then identifying the feedback frequencies and cutting those frequencies using a graphic equalizer.
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StoryBoard Artist Version 7 Now Available
California based PowerProduction Software today announces StoryBoard Artist Version 7, the essential digital and animatic storyboard creation tool for filmmakers. StoryBoard Artist Version gives you the simplicity and speed of working in 2D environments with all the flexibility you want when creating a 3D representation of your vision. Version 7 adds an unlimited number of character poses, advanced motion graphics, and integration with StoryBoard mobile apps for previs creation across devices.
published 2 years ago   read more
Growing Number of Broadcasters and Post Facilities Depend on EditShare Distributed Scale Out Shared Storage and Media Asset Management
EditShare XStream EFS sales soar in 2015 – reality TV, editorial agency and public broadcaster migrate infrastructure onto EditShare’s new storage architecture with integrated media management
EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, has seen a spike in orders for its recently released XStream EFS shared storage solution. Marking one of the best quarters to date, recent customer projects include reality TV giant Endemol/MoovIT (Germany), editorial powerhouse Sid Lee (Canada, The Netherlands, USA) and critically acclaimed public broadcaster WMHT TV (USA).
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MAXON Cinema 4D Fires-up Cantina Creative VFX Workflow on The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2
MAXON Cinema 4D Fires-up Cantina Creative VFX Workflow on The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2
Acclaimed 3D Toolset Delivers Powerful Capabilities for Key Hologram Sequences in Blockbuster Sci-Fi Film Finale
MAXON, the leading developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions, today announced that Culver City-based design and visual effects studio Cantina Creative relied on its acclaimed 3D software solution, Cinema 4D, as a central digital content creation tool to generate 120 visual effects shots and 30 hologram shots ranging from holograms, animated posters, monitor shots and user interface (UI) graphics that appear throughout the Lionsgate sequel, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2.
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Storyline brings VFX and grading closer with Baselight
Storyline brings VFX and grading closer with Baselight
Leading Norwegian production and post company adopts OpenEXR-based BLG workflow
Storyline Studios, Norway’s biggest and most experienced post-production company, recently installed Baselight colour grading systems, along with Baselight for NUKE plug-ins to provide strong workflow links between effects and finishing. Describing their company as “the highest concentration of film nerds in Norway”, Storyline provides an end-to-end technical and creative service from cameras and directors to finish and delivery, for projects from commercials to feature films.
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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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Pixomondo Links Global Render Farm with Deadline
Pixomondo Links Global Render Farm with DeadlineInternational creative design and VFX studio Pixomondo has evolved at the pace of the entertainment industry, bolstering its technology infrastructure and diversifying capabilities along the way. Founded in 2001 by CEO Thilo Kuther, the company spans six offices on three continents and offers a range of services starting from award-winning VFX for film, TV and commercials to interactive digital content, VR, live events, theme park entertainment and original IP. By sharing render resources across facilities, Pixomondo maximizes efficiencies; its globally dispersed farm runs 24/7 thanks to a proprietary process built on top of Thinkbox Software's Deadline, on which the company standardized in 2010.
published 2 years ago   read more
Press release: ftrack 3.2 next week with a new API and customisable Workflows
ftrack 3.2 out next week with new API and customisable Workflows
published 2 years ago   read more
KUNG FURY - the making of one renegade cop's quest for justice
The creation of Kung Fury – one renegade cop’s righteous quest to uphold law and order
published 2 years ago   read more
KUNG FURY - the making of one renegade cop's quest for justice
The creation of Kung Fury – one renegade cop’s righteous quest to uphold law and order
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Prism Sound’s Titan Delights Anti Motion Studios
Prism Sound’s Titan Delights Anti Motion Studios
The Johannesburg facility's Titan Audio Interface now plays a central role in its success
Anti Motion Studios, located in the Highlands North area of Johannesburg, is owned and run by David Grevler, whose production, recording and mixing work has seen him nominated for SAMA and MK awards.
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How NVIDIA Iray and Quadro Uncover Design Flaws
How NVIDIA Iray and Quadro Uncover Design Flaws
What’s Cooking in Pro Graphics: How Real-Time Ray Tracing Can Avert a Real-Life “Death Ray
You know something’s awry when your building starts melting nearby cars.
published 2 years ago   read more
Autodesk acquires Tweak Software; Team joins with Shotgun
Autodesk acquires Tweak Software; Team joins with ShotgunTweak Software, developer of RV, an image and sequence playback tool, has been acquired by Autodesk and will be joining forces with Shotgun Software. Effective immediately, the Tweak and Shotgun teams will be working together to advance review and collaboration technology to equip visual effects, games and animation artists and supervisors with the tools they need to do their best work in a rapidly changing industry.
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Pittsburg Benedum Center Explores New Dimensions with TSL Soundfield Microphone System
Pittsburg Benedum Center Explores New Dimensions with TSL Soundfield Microphone SystemThe Stanley Theatre in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania was constructed in 1928 as a “movie palace”. Over the years, it hosted legendary music performances from The Grateful Dead, to Bob Marley and more. Now known as the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts, it is home to the Pittsburgh Opera, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, and the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera.
published 3 years ago   read more
Sarofsky Corp.'s mastery of details shines in "Guardians of the Galaxy" main titles...
Sarofsky Corp.'s mastery of details shines in "Guardians of the Galaxy" main titles...The top U.S. box office film of 2014, Marvel Studios' blockbuster "Guardians of the Galaxy" launched on digital platforms on Nov. 18 and became available on DVD and Blu-ray on Dec. 9. While the multi-talented designers, animators and producers of Sarofsky Corp. are accustomed to seizing big-screen and television spotlights with their masterful main title projects, the group's contributions to "Guardians" required a different type of artistic and production expertise.
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News: FilmLight end-to-end 4K workflows at Inter BEE 2014
News: FilmLight end-to-end 4K workflows at Inter BEE 2014
Demonstration 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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At full speed: The Art of Light uses wysiwyg for Armin Only Intense World Tour
At full speed: The Art of Light uses wysiwyg for Armin Only Intense World Tour
wysiwyg enables a spectacle for each and every visitor
The Art of Light, a Netherlands-based creative light designing, programming and operating company, used version R33 to previsualize lighting design and effects for DJ Armin van Buuren and his'Armin Only - Intense' worldwide tour.
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Sarofsky Corp. Proudly Presents Celebrated "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" Main-On-End Titles Responsible for Catapulting Growing Company into Marvel Universe and Beyond
Sarofsky Corp. Proudly Presents Celebrated "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" Main-On-End Titles Responsible for Catapulting Growing Company into Marvel Universe and BeyondFive years ago, Sarofsky Corp. president and owner Erin Sarofsky launched her own shop in Chicago, the city she loves, aiming to provide her patent, design-driven production services to leaders in the advertising and entertainment industries worldwide. Over the years, both her reputation and her business have grown, as she has seized opportunities to collaborate with the likes of Anthony and Joe Russo, for whom her first project was creating the main titles for their hit TV series "Community" back in 2009.
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Shotgun Launches iPhone Review App, Shotgun Desktop, and MARI Integration at SIGGRAPH 2014
Shotgun Launches iPhone Review App, Shotgun Desktop, and MARI Integration at SIGGRAPH 2014
New review and pipeline tools geared for artists and supervisors help creative companies work faster and more efficiently
Shotgun Software, developer of cloud-based production tracking, review & approval, and asset management tools for film, TV and games, delivered three major releases today to help creative companies streamline processes and go faster. The company launched a mobile app that brings the power of Shotgun Review to the iPhone; Shotgun Desktop, a native app shelf that gives artists fast access to productivity tools; and integration with The Foundry's MARI 3D paint software, which helps speed up the workflow for texture artists.
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MAXON Unveils Robust CINEMA 4D Release 16 (R16)
MAXON Unveils Robust CINEMA 4D Release 16 (R16)
Legacy of 3D Software Innovation Delivers Modeling, Animation and Rendering Enhancements for ‘Real-World’ Workflow and Unmatched Productivity
MAXON today unveiled CINEMA 4D Release 16 (R16), the next generation release of the company’s industry-leading 3D motion graphics, visual effects, visualization, painting, and rendering software application. In addition to countless workflow enhancements, CINEMA 4D R16 delivers powerful new features including a modeling PolyPen ‘super-tool’, a Motion Tracker for easily integrating 3D content within live footage and a Reflectance material channel that allows for multi-layered reflections and specularity. CINEMA 4D R16 reinforces MAXON’s commitment to provide creative professionals with exceptional stability and performance, unmatched integration, and a straightforward, efficient and flexible interface to optimize any workflow for VFX, motion graphics, visualization and game development.
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Visual Effects Society Releases First-of-its-Kind VFX Reference Platform
New Industry Standard Platform to Improve Interoperability and Streamline Work of VFX Software Vendors and Studios
The Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s professional honorary society, has announced the release of the industry standard VFX Reference Platform. The VFX Reference Platform is a set of tools and library versions to be used as a common target platform for building software for the VFX industry. Its purpose is to minimize incompatibilities between different software packages, ease the support burden for Linux-based pipelines and encourage further adoption of Linux by software vendors. The Reference Platform is updated annually by a group of software vendors in collaboration with the VES Technology Committee.
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Bleank Announces Black Ink and its Unusual Brushes
Bleank Announces Black Ink and its Unusual Brushes
GPU-Driven Digital Painting Application Enables the Creation and Sharing of Customizable Tools for Generative Art Projects
If the trend in digital art is to replicate traditional tools to the nearest degree, where does that leave artists who want something completely different? Meet Black Ink: Bleank’s new digital painting software that makes uniqueness, and custom, one-of-a-kind brushes, a priority. Black Ink’s open beta is available now.
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Rainmaker Artists Streamline Project Review With Shotgun
Rainmaker Artists Streamline Project Review With ShotgunRainmaker Entertainment has standardized on the Shotgun production management and review system for secure, efficient collaboration with clients and partners. The Vancouver-based entertainment company has a 15+ year history in animation, and is currently expanding its portfolio of feature films with the upcoming (2015) feature "Ratchet & Clank, "based on the popular Sony Computer Entertainment videogame franchise, as well as TV and DVD projects.
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Craft Animations Introduces Craft CameraFx for MotionBuilder
Craft Animations Introduces Craft CameraFx for MotionBuilder
Offers Smart Tools, Powerful Effects, and Intuitive Design for Easier Paths to Advanced Animations
Animation has a reputation for being tedious and complex. That’s why Craft Animations™ is proud to announce Craft CameraFx™, a powerful new animation tool for users who’d prefer it to be simple and intuitive. Designed specifically for camera animation, Craft CameraFx presents users with a layer-based workflow that helps them create a dynamic sequence in a matter of minutes.
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DK-Technologies Ships First DK T7 Meters To Calrec
DK-Technologies Ships First DK T7 Meters To Calrec
The Company's New 'Everything Included' Audio Meter is Now Shipping in a Variety Of Useful Formats Including Rack Mounted and Stand-Alone.
Audio and video metering specialist DK-Technologies has fulfilled the first orders for its new DK T7 Audio and Loudness meter, which was launched to much critical acclaim at IBC last year.
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Tweak RV-SDI Delivers 4K Output With AJA and NVIDIA GPUDirect for Video Support
Tweak Software announced support for AJA Video's KONA 3G, T-TAP and Io XT, and NVIDIA's GPUDirect for Video in RV-SDI, the advanced playback, review and image manipulation software for screening rooms and theatres. RV-SDI's unmatched capabilities for playback, review and collaboration include support for hundreds of media formats, all standard SDI output resolutions, completely GPU-based image processing, advanced color management and support for Windows, Mac and Linux. When combined with an AJA KONA 3G and an NVIDIA Quadro GPU, RV-SDI enables 4K video output along with a range of digital cinema and video formats.
published 4 years ago   read more
Jaguar’s “F-Type, Your Type” Short Film Series Graded with DaVinci Resolve
Blackmagic Design today announced that Jaguar’s “F-Type, Your Type” short film series was graded using DaVinci Resolve by Aaron Cao, colorist and owner of Shanghai based MZ Postproduction. The three episode series tells the story of three characters’ pursuits of their dreams and has been shown in theaters and on websites across China.
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MASTERSFX Perfects Practical/Digital Effects Mix for Emmy Nominated TV Series "Falling Skies"
MASTERSFX Perfects Practical/Digital Effects Mix for Emmy Nominated TV Series "Falling Skies"Award-winning character effects company MASTERSFX has been signed to continue developing and creating its mix of Practical/Digital FX for season four of the hit DreamWorks/TNT television series “Falling Skies,” set to debut in Summer 2014. MASTERSFX has regularly worked on the series since its 2011 launch. The company also designs and produces a diverse number of makeup and special creature effects for a variety of other hit TV shows and feature film projects. Todd Masters, founder of MASTERSFX, made the announcement.
published 4 years ago   read more
Autoscript Goes Back To School For William Patterson University
Autoscript Goes Back To School For William Patterson University
17-Inch On-Camera Prompters Provide Professional Studio Environment for Communications Department Upgrade
When the William Patterson University Communications Department was looking to upgrade its broadcast studio facilities, it turned to Diversified Systems, a nationally recognized AV design integration company, to provide six Autoscript 17-inch TFT on-camera prompters (LED17TFT) for use within the departments’ media studies and production program.
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Zoic Bridges Remote Facilities and Paves a Path to 4K with AJA KONA 3G
Zoic Bridges Remote Facilities and Paves a Path to 4K with AJA KONA 3GWith locations in Culver City and Vancouver, Zoic Studios is responsible for award-winning effects in film, advertising, games and television. In addition to a steady stream of feature, games and commercial projects, Zoic is currently handling VFX for television shows "Falling Skies," "Once Upon a Time" and "Wonderland," all shot using virtual sets. The company is also venturing into 4K post-production within their commercial division for the the Intel and Toshiba webisode series, "The Power Within." For reliable and efficient collaboration across remote facilities, Zoic relies on AJA's KONA 3G cards to help facilitate live synchronized sessions using Tweak's RV-SDI playback and review software.
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Dalet News Suite Delivers a Sunny and Clear Forecast for Production and Distribution at The Weather Channel
Dalet News Suite Delivers a Sunny and Clear Forecast for Production and Distribution at The Weather Channel
Dalet MAM, video production and playout tools manage end-to-end, live broadcasts and multiplatform services
Dalet Digital Media Systems, a leading provider of Media Asset Management (MAM) solutions software and services for content producers, has announced that The Weather Channel has deployed Dalet News Suite as the MAM, video news production and broadcast platform for its live broadcasts. The Atlanta-based network provides live and long-form programming that features news and information about weather-related events. In weather emergencies, the live schedule is frequently extended to around-the-clock. With video provided by affiliates and partners from around the country, the channel receives a flood of content that is quickly integrated into its broadcasts every day.
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Tweak Software To Unveil RV 4.0 at SIGGRAPH 2013
RV 4.0 Built on Top of RVX Core, a New Hardware Accelerated Image Processing Architecture Adding a New Dimension to Customized RV Workflows
Tweak Software will unveil RV 4.0 at the SIGGRAPH conference, in Anaheim, Calif. Version 4.0 is a major update to RV, the image and sequence viewer for VFX and animation professionals currently powering image playback and review at industry leading facilities ILM, MPC, WETA Digital and many more. Tweak will be demonstrating RV 4.0 in the Shotgun Software booth, #737 from July 23-25 at the Anaheim Convention Center during exhibit hours.
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Tweak RV Facilitates Global VFX Playback and Review for MPC
RV Also Selected as Backbone of MPC’s Proprietary ReviewTool Software
Leading global visual effects studio MPC has standardized on Tweak Software's image and sequence viewer, RV, for playback and review across its feature film VFX facilities in Vancouver, Montréal, London and Bangalore. As early adopters, RV was first used at MPC in 2010, and is now fully integrated into its global pipeline, and has successfully streamlined VFX production on both 2D and stereo 3D blockbuster films including Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, X-Men: First Class, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, Prometheus, Life of Pi, Skyfall, Fast & Furious 6, Man of Steel, World War Z and many more.
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Shotgun Software Showcases Latest Software Releases at Siggraph 2013
Shotgun 5.1, User Events and More at Anaheim, Calif Conference
Shotgun Software will be showcasing the latest 5.1 release of their popular production management platform at the 2013 Siggraph Conference, July 22-25 at the Anaheim, Calif Convention Center from booth #737. Shotgun Software is the leading pipeline tools developer for the visual effects and animation industry, and with the Shotgun 5.1 release, enables a host of new features including a redesigned user interface, simplified browsing tools and the option to create and edit playlists in Shotgun’s included Screening Room review tool. Demonstrations from Shotgun integration partners Tweak Software, Zync Render, Fabric Engine and Codex will also be available at booth #737 throughout the conference.
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Shotgun Software Helps Illumination Mac Guff Manage Despicable Me 2 Production
Shotgun Software Helps Illumination Mac Guff Manage Despicable Me 2 ProductionShotgun Software’s web-based production management platform, Shotgun, kept Paris-based animation studio Illumination Mac Guff on track for the 3D summer family film and last weekend’s box office topper," Despicable Me 2". Flexible and scalable, Shotgun was first installed at the studio in 2007, and has become more deeply integrated into Illumination Mac Guff’s pipeline with each new project.
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Tweak Software’s RV-SDI Adopted by Bad Robot for Star Trek Into Darkness 2K VFX Review
Tweak Software’s RV-SDI Adopted by Bad Robot for Star Trek Into Darkness 2K VFX ReviewBad Robot, the production company founded by director J.J. Abrams, recently adopted Tweak Software’s RV-SDI to review visual effects shots from Star Trek Into Darkness. Tweak Software, makers of RV, the next generation image and sequence viewer for VFX and animation artists, released RV-SDI just over a year ago, adding SDI output to accommodate color correct, 2K uncompressed, VFX dailies in screening rooms and on professional reference monitors.
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Adobe Delivers “Sneak Peeks” of Ground-breaking Creative Innovation at MAX 2013
Top technology explorations spotlighted, including “Perspective Warp” in Photoshop and “Video Color Grading” in After Effects
Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) today presented a behind-the-scenes look at cutting-edge design and interactive technologies at Adobe MAX, The Creativity Conference. Focused on creativity and expressiveness, MAX brings together over 5,000 creative industry leaders, visionaries and professionals to exchange ideas and inspiration and explore how creativity is changing the world.
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Shotgun Combines Tracking, Review and Asset Management Products into a Unified Toolset with an Aggressive New Price
Shotgun Combines Tracking, Review and Asset Management Products into a Unified Toolset with an Aggressive New PriceShotgun Software, developer of Shotgun, the leading production management system designed for the visual effects, animation and game industries, announced today a new integrated package and price point. Shotgun now encompasses production tracking, scheduling, review and approval and asset management system, helping modern production pipelines run as efficiently as possible. The new Shotgun is priced at $49.00 USD per seat, per month.
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Atomic Fiction Takes Flight with Shotgun Software
Atomic Fiction Takes Flight with Shotgun SoftwareVisual effects and animation studio Atomic Fiction was recently nominated for a Visual Effects Society (VES) Award for their work on the crash sequence in Robert Zemeckis’ aviation drama Flight and it was Shotgun Software's Shotgun production management tool that kept the project organized. An agile, mid-size studio, Atomic Fiction strives to equip its artists with the best technology tools and Shotgun has been an integral part of that toolset since the studio launched in 2010.
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WeLovePost Grades Filipino Film “El Presidente” with DaVinci Resolve
WeLovePost Grades Filipino Film “El Presidente” with DaVinci ResolveBlackmagic Design today announced that DaVinci Resolve color correction was used by Manila based post production company WeLovePost for “EI Presidente,” a biopic film about General Emilio Aguinaldo, the first president of the Philippine Republic. The film tells the story of how the Philippines achieved independence and stars E.R. Ejercito in the lead role, with Cesar Montano, Christopher de Leon, Nora Aunor and Cristine Reyes in supporting roles.
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GoPro® Announces Immediate Availability of Protune Firmware
ProTune Mode Adds 24p, 35Mbps Data Rate; Ideal Workflow for Professional Production Community
GoPro, the world’s most versatile camera, announced the immediate availability of its GoPro Protune™ firmware upgrade. First announced during NAB 2012, GoPro Protune mode is a significant new development for the professional production community as it adds must-have capabilities critical to the production, and post production pipeline, including support for 24p and 35Mbps data rate.
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Shotgun and Revolver Streamline Prime Focus’ Global VFX Collaboration on Men In Black 3
Shotgun and Revolver Streamline Prime Focus’ Global VFX Collaboration on Men In Black 3Global entertainment services company Prime Focus World provides award-winning visual effects and stereo 3D conversion services to major studios around the world. Its visual effects artists have created breathtaking shots for top films such as Avatar, Tron: Legacy, and the Harry Potter, Twilight and X-Men franchises, and its stereo 3D technicians have converted blockbusters including Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 and Transformers: Dark of the Moon using its proprietary 2D-to-3D process, View-D.
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SBS - Australia's Special Broadcasting Service - in Overdrive with Ross
Australia’s Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) has been on air from their new automated news studio since February this year, operating under Ross Video’s OverDrive™ Automated Production Control system.
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Matrox Announces Special Promotional Pricing on MXO2 Mini MAX I/O Devices with Lightning Fast H.264 Encoding
Matrox® Video Products Group has announced a special limited-time promotion on Matrox MXO2™ Mini MAX. Purchasers save $250 until July 31, 2012. Matrox MXO2 Mini MAX provides affordable HDMI® and analog video and audio input, and output for Apple® Final Cut Pro® X, Avid® Media Composer®, or the newly released Adobe® Creative Suite® 6.
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GoPro Partners with Technicolor
Incorporates CineStyle™ into GoPro’s new Protune™ Firmware for HD HERO2 at NAB 2012
GoPro, the world’s most versatile camera, and Technicolor, a worldwide leader in technology and color-science, announced today at the NAB 2012 Show in Las Vegas they have worked to embed Technicolor’s CineStyle™ color profile for the debut of the new GoPro Protune™ (a free firmware upgrade available here for the HD HERO2 camera.
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Shotgun and Tweak Reinvent Review with Revolver
Shotgun and Tweak Reinvent Review with Revolver
Revolver provides modern digital studios with a powerful new way to review, iterate, and collaborate on work at any time, from any location, on any device.
Shotgun announced it has teamed up with Tweak on a new product called Revolver that provides digital studios with an all-in-one review toolset. Revolver combines production tracking and review, making it easy for teams in any location to view their latest work in context of the cut, browse and compare iterations, annotate on images, write notes, and collaborate on work in real-time.
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Digital Domain Standardizes on Tweak Software’s RV-SDI and RV for Stereo Dailies and Image/Sequence Review
Digital Domain Standardizes on Tweak Software’s RV-SDI and RV for Stereo Dailies and Image/Sequence Review
RV enables a common viewing and collaboration experience on desktops, conference rooms, and screening rooms across Digital Domain studios
Tweak Software announces that digital production studio Digital Domain has standardized on Tweak’s RV and RV-SDI software to enable a common collaborative viewing experience from desktops to screening rooms for image, sequence and 2K stereo dailies review throughout its studios.
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Tweak Software's RV 3.12 is Now Available
Tweak Software has released the newest version of its RV image and sequence viewer for VFX and animation artists. Introduced earlier this month at SIGGRAPH 2011, RV 3.12 includes a brand new presentation mode, support for ARRI Alexa and RED formats, cost-effective stereo reviews using 3D TVs and a host of new features.
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Fusion-io Teams Up With NVIDIA, Tweak Software and Thinkbox Software to Accelerate Entertainment Production
Innovative Industry Leaders Unlock Performance to Unleash Creativity in Digital Content Creation Tools Showcased at SIGGRAPH 2011
Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO), a provider of a next-generation shared data decentralization platform, today announced its participation in the SIGGRAPH 2011 international conference on computer graphics and interactive technologies. Fusion-io is collaborating with a number of leading technology companies, including NVIDIA, Thinkbox Software and Tweak Software, to accelerate entertainment production by demonstrating full resolution, real-time digital content creation for many of the industry's most powerful applications.
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Tweak Software to Unveil RV 3.12 at SIGGRAPH 2011
New release supports stereo 3D TVs, ARRI Alexa and RED formats
Tweak Software will be previewing the newest features for its RV image and sequence viewer for VFX and animation artists at SIGGRAPH 2011. The company will unveil RV 3.12, which includes support for ARRI Alexa and RED formats, cost-effective stereo reviews using 3D TVs and a host of new features, and will also be demonstrating Python scripting for RV in booth #963.
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Tweak's RV Streamlines Stereo 3D VFX Collaboration and Reviews for Industrial Light & Magic on 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon'
Tweak Software's RV, used by Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) as its image and sequence viewer of choice, helped the company streamline stereo 3D visual effects reviews on the summer blockbuster "Transformers 3". RV enabled stereo dailies review, collaborative reviews between its Singapore and San Francisco studios, and remote stereo reviews by director Michael Bay in Los Angeles.
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Tweak's RV-SDI Dailies and Review Software is Now Available
Tweak Software, makers of RV, the next generation image and sequence viewer for VFX and animation artists, announces the availability of RV-SDI. The new software adds dual link SDI output with embedded audio to Tweak's advanced playback and review tool, to handle the growing need for stereo 3D output and review in screening rooms and theaters.
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Tweak Software Releases RV Integration Package for Nuke
Tweak Software Releases RV Integration Package for Nuke
RV’s advanced playback helps artists get more out of The Foundry’s Nuke
Tweak Software, makers of RV, the next generation image and sequence viewer for VFX and animation artists, and The Foundry, the world-leading visual effects software developer, announced today the release of RV/Nuke integration. The new package brings high-performance RV playback to Nuke and enables a seamless workflow that takes advantage of the best features of both Nuke and RV.
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