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Anton/Bauer Announces New CINE Battery Series at the 2015 IBC Show
News: Anton/Bauer Announces New CINE Battery Series at the 2015 IBC ShowIBC 2015, Stand E55, Hall 11
Anton/Bauer, a Vitec Group brand and premier provider of battery and charging technologies for the broadcast, film and video industries, announces its new CINE battery series for digital cinema cameras. The CINE battery series was designed to be the safest and most durable mobile power solution for professional cinematographers.
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View Conference 2015 Names Keynote Speakers: Mark Osborne, Randy Thom, Jorge Gutierrez and Shannon Tindle; Italy's Premiere Computer Graphics Conference to be Held October 19-23 in Turin
News: View Conference 2015 Names Keynote Speakers: Mark Osborne, Randy Thom, Jorge Gutierrez and Shannon Tindle; Italy's Premiere Computer Graphics Conference to be Held October 19-23 in TurinThe 16th annual VIEW Conference, Italy’s premiere annual gathering of industry professionals presenting the latest news and trends across all areas of the digital arts, including Computer Graphics, Interactive Techniques, Digital Cinema, 2D/3D Animation, Gaming and VFX, has announced this year’s stellar lineup of Keynote Speakers. Please see: http://www.viewconference.it/
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Reggae Sun Ska Festival Relies on MultiCam Systems
News: Reggae Sun Ska Festival Relies on MultiCam SystemsReggae Sun Ska Festival Relies on multiCam Systems
multiCAM Systems announced today that its MULTICAM STUDIO all-in-one solution for live video production captured the 18th annual Reggae Sun Ska festival, streaming it live on YouTube to viewers around the world.
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Boris Continuum Complete 10 delivers powerful mocha tracking & masking tools to Avid & Adobe Editors.
News: Boris Continuum Complete 10 delivers powerful mocha tracking & masking tools to Avid & Adobe Editors.Boris FX / Imagineer to Showcase New Tools for Visual Effects and Image Restoration at IBC 2015 (Booth 7.K29)
Boris FX™, the leading developer in VFX and workflow solutions for film and video, and Imagineer Systems, the Academy Award-winning developer of mocha® Planar Tracking tools, will showcase the newest versions of flagship products Boris Continuum Complete (BCC) and mocha Pro at IBC on September 11-15, 2015 at the RAI Amsterdam, Netherlands in booth 7.K29.
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IBC News: Visual Research Inc. Relies on Matrox X.mio3 LP SDI
KarismaCG 4K character generators to be showcased at IBC2015
Matrox® Video today announced that Korean video equipment manufacturer Visual Research Inc. (VRi) has chosen Matrox X.mio3 LP SDI cards to power its KarismaCG 4K 3D character generators. At IBC2015 (Amsterdam, Sept. 11–15), VRi products will be presented on stand 7.D05. Matrox products will be shown on stand 7.B29.
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Telestream at IBC 2015
News: Telestream at IBC 2015New Vantage Camera Ingest option saves time for post & news users; VOD Producer DAI establishes significant new revenue streams for broadcasters & content owners in every geographic region
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Anton/Bauer Announces New 7.2V Series of Li-Ion Batteries and Chargers
News: Anton/Bauer Announces New 7.2V Series of Li-Ion Batteries and ChargersAnton/Bauer, a Vitec Group brand and premier provider of battery and charging technologies for the broadcast, film and video industries, is proud to announce new L-Series 7.2V batteries and chargers that offer long, reliable run-times for professional video cameras and accessories.
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TSL Unveils New TallyMan Virtual Panel at IBC 2015
At IBC 2015 on stand 10.B41, leading broadcast equipment manufacturer, TSL Products, will unveil a new Virtual Panel add on option for TallyMan, a control system that coordinates critical infrastructure components in a TV facility, to ensure that creative teams, talent and camera operators are aware of (and can instruct) relevant systems at pertinent times throughout the production.
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Blackmagic Design Announces Fusion 8 Public Beta is Available
Blackmagic Design today announced the public beta of the free version of Fusion 8, the world’s most advanced visual effects and motion graphics software, is now available for download from the Blackmagic Design website. This beta is for the free version of Fusion 8 and is available for both Mac OS X and Windows.
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Canon Announces World's First 4k Uhd Wide-angle Broadcast Lens*
Canon Introduces the First in its New Line of 4K 2/3-inch Broadcast Lenses with the CJ12ex4.3B Portable Lens**, with Best-in-Class features
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the CJ12ex4.3B portable 4K 2/3-inch broadcast lens, the world’s first* 4K wide-angle lens for use with 4K broadcast cameras featuring 2/3-inch sensors. This will be the first in a new line of 4K broadcast lenses intended to support a range of 4K ultra-high-definition (UHD) productions. Designed as a portable wide-angle 12x zoom lens, the CJ12ex4.3B is ideal for Electronic Field Production (EFP) and Electronic News Gathering (ENG) broadcast applications covering news, sports, live events and filmmakers creating documentary projects desiring 4K quality. Canon is also developing a portable, longer-zoom 4K lens that will further extend 4K UHD production capabilities.
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Stan Moote to be honoured with SMPTE award
News: Stan Moote to be honoured with SMPTE awardIABM is proud to announce that its recently appointed CTO, Stan Moote, is set to be awarded the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®) 2015 Digital Processing Medal Award.
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Grass Valley Adds New Playout Features with iTX 2.8
News: Grass Valley Adds New Playout Features with iTX 2.8Grass Valley Adds New Playout Features with iTX 2.8
Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, is launching version 2.8 of its iTX Integrated Playout Platform at IBC 2015. This release further extends the functionality of iTX by removing yet more devices from the broadcast chain, reducing potential failure points and simplifying operation. Version 2.8 features two major developments—compressed IP input/output and full Softel subtitling/captioning functionality.
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Bridge Technologies Delivers Monitoring Confidence to Taiwan’s TINP
Bridge Technologies and Regional Business Partner, Linkwen, today announced that Taiwan Infrastructure Network Provider (TINP) has selected Bridgetech’s video quality and video service monitoring system.
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BL Ingest Integrated with New Sony Media Navigator
IBC 2015, Amsterdam, Stand 7.G07 : Blue Lucy has today announced that is has completed the integration of its linear video and file-based ingest toolset, BL Ingest, with Media Navigator, Sony’s new cost effective and scalable asset management solution for the broadcast market.
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IBC2015: Zylight 'Spread the Newz' Contest Offers Free On-Camera Lights
News: IBC2015: Zylight 'Spread the Newz' Contest Offers Free On-Camera LightsZylight ‘Spread the Newz’ Contest Offers Free On-Camera Lights During IBC2015
Zylight, a leading manufacturer of innovative LED lighting solutions, is encouraging IBC2015 attendees to “Spread the Newz” via Twitter about its Newz on-camera light. During the #SpreadTheNewz IBC Giveaway, Zylight will award one Newz to someone who tweets about the new light each day during the show, which runs Sept. 11-15 at RAI Amsterdam.
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Grass Valley Previews First Feature Release of EDIUS 8
News: Grass Valley Previews First Feature Release of EDIUS 8Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, announces the first feature release of the 8.x version of its editing platform, EDIUS, designed for broadcast news, professional editing studios, event videographers and even home users. EDIUS 8.1 continues to focus on video editing performance—allowing users to edit anywhere and get stories to air faster—and enhancing production creativity via improved integration with third-party plugins.
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Press Release: Media 100 Launches Free Educational Licensing
Includes Boris RED 3D titling and VFX plug-in for Media 100 and Adobe Premiere Pro on Mac
Boris FX™, the leading developer of visual effects and post-production solutions for film and video, and MacVideo Promo, a promotion company that offers exclusive deals on tools for Mac video editors, announce a limited-time program that provides free, perpetual Media 100 site licenses to qualified educational institutions. In addition, limited-time discounted pricing is available for qualified students and educators.
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PlayBox Technology’s New CloudAir Application Selected to Support Tata Communications’ New Global Broadcast Playout Service
See PlayBox Technology on stand 8.B70 at IBC2015, Amsterdam, September 11-15
PlayBox Technology’s new CloudAir virtual application has been selected by Tata Communications, a leading provider of A New World of Communications™, to support its new cloud broadcast playout service. The new broadcast playout service, originally announced at NAB 2015 as part of Tata Communications’ cloud-based media ecosystem platform, will be available in September 2015 and accessible under full IP-based connectivity control to customers globally.
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Tackling virtual reality with ftrack
When we think about the promise of virtual reality to transform interactive experiences, most minds go right to video games. It makes sense, right? However, VR can be used for much more than purely entertainment and amusement – it can also be tapped to drive brand engagement in innovative and potentially powerful ways.
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Filmworkers' Knack for Developing Talent Continues with Colorists Jeff Altman and Matt Harger
News: Filmworkers' Knack for Developing Talent Continues with Colorists Jeff Altman and Matt HargerAltman grades eSports documentary, “All Work All Play”; Harger to grade indie feature “Who Gets the Dog?”
Filmworkers has a tradition for developing post-production talent and now it has two new stars in the making. Young colorists Jeff Altman and Matt Harger are producing standout work, and developing strong followings among local agencies and filmmakers for their enthusiasm, knowledge of digital cameras from the Alexa to the iPhone, and their ability to quickly work with clients to reach desired creative goals.
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PESA Spotlights Cheetah Flex Hybrid Routing Solution, NewTek Integration at IBC2015
News: PESA Spotlights Cheetah Flex Hybrid Routing Solution, NewTek Integration at IBC2015PESA, a leading designer and manufacturer of streaming, routing, and AV integration products, will demonstrate its new Cheetah Flex hybrid routing environment and integrated NewTek routing solution at IBC2015 (Stand 8.E47), which runs Sept. 11-15 at Amsterdam RAI.
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Production Music Conference Announces New Panelists, Collaboration with Society of Composers & Lyricists, and "Composer Demo Derby"
News: Production Music Conference Announces New Panelists, Collaboration with Society of Composers &amp; Lyricists, and "Composer Demo Derby"The non-profit Production Music Association the leading advocate and voice of the production music community, is making a number of new announcements regarding its Second Annual Production Music Conference (PMC,) which will be held from 8 AM to 7PM on Sept. 9th at the Directors Guild of America headquarters in Los Angeles.
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4K Optics Defined to Standing Room Crowd During First-Ever FUJIFILM 4K Day
News: 4K Optics Defined to Standing Room Crowd During First-Ever FUJIFILM 4K DayIt was standing room only at the recent FUJIFILM 4K Day held at the Digital Motion Picture Center (DMPC) in Culver City, California on August 13, with attendees eager to discover what makes a 4K lens truly 4K. The crowd - a cross section of DPs, engineers, company executives, TV and film rental house personnel – got to see the much buzzed about 4K PL-mount Cine-Style and Ultra HD lenses for 2/3-inch broadcast cameras operating side by side and participate in a Q&A following detailed presentations by FUJIFILM executives about the nature of 4K optics.
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Telestream shortlisted for IABM Design & Innovation Award
Telestream®, the leading provider of video transcoding and workflow automation solutions, today announced that its new Camera Ingest option for Vantage has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Post Production category of the IABM Design & Innovation Awards. The awards will be casting the spotlight on new solutions or products that bring benefit or create new opportunities to the broadcast and media industry.
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Range of FOR-A Video Production Solutions to Make Show Debut at IBC
News: Range of FOR-A Video Production Solutions to Make Show Debut at IBCBooth highlights include the compact FT-ONE-S 4K camera, new version of the HVS-2000 vision mixer, and HVS-100 vision mixer with Brainstorm software via Thunderbolt2 interface
At the upcoming IBC Show, FOR-A will showcase a variety of video production solutions, including its new FT-ONE-S compact 4K high speed camera, the company’s popular line of vision mixers, including a new control panel for the HVS-2000 unit, as well as its new multi-channel studio server - the Insight Server. FOR-A will exhibit in Hall 2, Stand A51 during the show, which takes place September 11-15 at the RAI Amsterdam.
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LightWave 3D Group Releases LightWave 2015 Update 3
News: LightWave 3D Group Releases LightWave 2015 Update 3The LightWave 3D® Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., announced today the release of LightWave 2015 Update 3, which offers numerous fixes and improvements, system updates for Python, support for NVIDIA Optimus technology and more.
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LightWave 3D Group Releases LightWave 2015 Update 3
News: LightWave 3D Group Releases LightWave 2015 Update 3The LightWave 3D® Group, a division of NewTek, Inc., announced today the release of LightWave 2015 Update 3, which offers numerous fixes and improvements, system updates for Python, support for NVIDIA Optimus technology and more.
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Blackmagic Design Announces Return of Popular 3G Mini Converters at a New Low Price
The world’s best SD and HD broadcast quality converters available now for only $195
Blackmagic Design today announced the return of its popular line of 3G Mini Converters at the new lower price of US$195.
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SMPTE Announces 2015 Award Recipients
Annual SMPTE Awards Ceremony Highlights Leaders and Innovators Behind the Advances in the Motion Imaging Industry
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), a worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today revealed the outstanding industry members who will be recognized Thursday, Oct. 29, at the SMPTE 2015 Awards Ceremony.
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Blackmagic Design's 12G-SDI Product Line Wins 2015 SBE Technology Award
ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K, Smart Videohub 12G 40x40, Teranex Mini and HyperDeck Studio 12G win the 2015 Society of Broadcast Engineers Technology Award
Blackmagic Design today announced that its line of 12G-SDI products, including ATEM 2 M/E Broadcast Studio 4K, Smart Videohub 12G 40x40, Teranex Mini and HyperDeck Studio 12G, has won the 2015 Society of Broadcast Engineers Technology Award.
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Mistika Reveals Future-Proof Innovation at BIRTV 2015
News: Mistika Reveals Future-Proof Innovation at BIRTV 2015China International Exhibition Center, 6 Beisanhuan East Road, Chaoyang District, 100028, Beijing, China
In partnership with Altec, SGOis showcasing Mistika'slatest innovative capabilities at BIRTV again this year on booth 8B16 from 26 – 29 August at the China International Exhibition Center in Beijing. The very latestversion of a 4K-HDR-capable Mistika system with a sleek Mistika Precisionfinishing control surface will be on display,including its full array of stunning grading features to make the most ofHDR technologies. A whole new media management sub-system is launching too, along with exciting new upgrades that allow transparent migration between colour spaces. View the recent Mistika 8.5 updates at www.sgo.es
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International Association of Broadcast Manufacturers appoints Stan Moote to the position of CTO.x
IABM is delighted to announce the appointment of Stan Moote to the position of CTO at the Association.
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New JVC Blu-ray Recorder Adds Live HDMI Recording
News: New JVC Blu-ray Recorder Adds Live HDMI RecordingRecords to the 1TB internal hard drive and optical disc simultaneously
JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced the SR-HD2700, its most advanced professional Blu-ray/hard disc drive combo deck, with the ability to record a live HDMI signal from a video camera or DSLR without HDCP encryption. Also new for the SR-HD2700 is the ability to record to the upgraded 1TB internal hard drive and an optical disc simultaneously, which provides redundancy and eliminates the need to copy video files to another disc after recording.
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Hernando County Upgrades Studio, Remote Shoots with Broadcast Pix
News: Hernando County Upgrades Studio, Remote Shoots with Broadcast PixIn 1998, Hernando County Government Broadcasting was established in Brooksville, Fla., with two VHS recorders and one camera on the wall of the Boards Meeting Room in the government center. Led since its inception by Rick Foti, video production manager, the quality of its productions has improved significantly over the years. Recently, the station’s production values took another major step forward with the purchase of two Broadcast Pix™ Mica™ integrated production switchers.
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FMG Creates Broadcast Workflow for Swatch Freeride World Tour
California
Blackmagic Design announced today the Swatch Freeride World Tour Alaska leg was broadcast globally with the help of Fountain Media Group (FMG) using Blackmagic Design 4K products, including production switchers, monitors, converters and SSD recorders. The broadcast HQ for the event was 1,500 meters up an Alaskan ridge adjacent a mountain face known as "The Venue.” The crew staged and camped for 11 days with Blackmagic Design equipment, waiting for the perfect weather conditions to run the one day competition and live broadcast.
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Vimond Highlights Speeds NRK to Social Media with Topical News and Sports Clips
News: Vimond Highlights Speeds NRK to Social Media with Topical News and Sports ClipsCome and see us at IBC.Booth 14.E26
NRK, the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, has installed Vimond Highlights to streamline and accelerate the process of creating video clips from live coverage and posting them online.
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Kodak Announces 2015 Scholarship Winners
New York
Kodak has named five students as award winners in the 2015 KODAK Scholarship Program, a global competition held annually in collaboration with the University Film and Video Program (UFVF). This year, the Program received a record-breaking number of applications, with over 55 film schools from around the world nominating students for the KODAK Student Scholarship and KODAK Student Cinematography Scholarship. Winners received their prizes at the University of Film & Video Association (UFVA) Conference on August 8, at American University in Washington, DC.
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New Simon Pegg film “Absolutely Anything” graded with DaVinci Resolve at Mytherapy founder and chief colorist, Dado Valentic.
Blackmagic Design today announced that “Absolutely Anything,” this summer’s new British sci-fi comedy starring Simon Pegg, has been graded on DaVinci Resolve Studio by Mytherapy
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​​Blackmagic Design Announces New Lower Price for Blackmagic Studio Camera
Blackmagic Design today announced it will make the optical fiber connection on its Blackmagic Studio Camera models a user installed option allowing the company to reduce the retail price of the camera. The HD model will reduce in price by $300 and the Ultra HD model will reduce in price by $500.
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China Digital Video to Demonstrate New Matrox-based 4K Graphics Production Systems and 16-Channel HD Ingest Server at BIRTV2015
News: China Digital Video to Demonstrate New Matrox-based 4K Graphics Production Systems and 16-Channel HD Ingest Server at BIRTV2015Matrox® Video today announced that video equipment manufacturer China Digital Video (Beijing) Limited (CDV) has chosen the X.mio3 SDI video card as the heart of its new Mariana5D-4K online graphics system and its A10-4K character generator. The company has also chosen Matrox DSX LE4 LP low-profile, half-length SDI I/O cards for its new X-Recorder multi-channel ingest system.
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Panasonic's Varicam 35 4k Camera Imager To Receive Hollywood Post Alliance Engineering Excellence Award
News: Panasonic's Varicam 35 4k Camera Imager To Receive Hollywood Post Alliance Engineering Excellence AwardThe Hollywood Post Alliance® (HPA) has announced that Panasonic is a recipient of the organization's 2015 Engineering Excellence Award for the company's development of the 4K camera imager in its VariCam 35 4K camera/recorder. The coveted honor will be bestowed on November 12, 2015 during the tenth annual HPA Awards gala at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, CA.
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Introducing Postgenie, an Innovative a La Carte Approach to Post-Production
News: Introducing Postgenie, an Innovative a La Carte Approach to Post-ProductionDecreasing costs of hardware and software in the film industry have made it easy for anyone to access the tools to shoot and edit a commercial, corporate communications piece, short film, or feature. What's often missing in that equation is the experience to finish a piece in a high quality manner, or even to meet broadcast, web or exhibition standards. Postgenie aims to solve that problem by providing an easy and cost effective online solution. Simply upload individual shots or an entire video to have it color-graded or retouched by talented and experienced professionals.
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RE:Vision Effects releases DE:Flicker with GPU support for Premiere Pro
RE:Vision Effects, acclaimed effects plug-in industry leader and makers of Academy Award winning software, announces DE:Flicker™ for Adobe® Premiere Pro®, with support now included when purchasing DE:Flicker for After Effects. DE:Flicker continues to be available for Final Cut Pro X and Motion, which requires a separate license.
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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
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Chicago's Bridges Media Shoots Broadcast Spots For Teeoff.com
News: Chicago's Bridges Media Shoots Broadcast Spots For Teeoff.comBridges Media (Chicago, IL) and post production company, 11 Dollar Bill, recently produced two broadcast commercial spots for TeeOff.com by PGA Tour with Panasonic VariCam 35 4K camera/recorders. The TeeOff.com website, recently acquired in partnership with EZ Links, offers golfers of all experience levels tee times and deals not found anywhere else.
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Grass Valley Celebrates 1000th NVISION Enterprise Router
NVISION 8500 series offers new frames and functionality to maximize customer investments
Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has reached a new product milestone, selling more than 1,000 NVISION 8500 Enterprise Routers to broadcasters, studios, mobile production and playout facilities globally.
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NEXT 4K Recorder now with Windows 10, plus new camera inputs support
News: NEXT 4K Recorder now with Windows 10, plus new camera inputs supportCinemartin NEXT 4K 4:4:4 Recorder Computer now with Windows 10, SDI, HDMI, plus GigaEthernet cameras & Usb cameras input support.
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Grass Valley Keeps RIC TV in Brazil on the Leading Edge
News: Grass Valley Keeps RIC TV in Brazil on the Leading EdgeRIC TV, an affiliate of TV Record in Brazil, is expanding its investment in HD production solutions from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, by adding LDX 80 series cameras and a Karrera K-Frame S-series switcher. This is the second time in two years that RIC TV has turned to Grass Valley to outfit one of its production studios with a complete HD solution.
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Studer Audio, RED Cameras Join ASG for San Francisco Events
Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading video, data, audio and film integration firm, will host two “Studer Audio & RED Cameras for Broadcast-Level Production” events in the San Francisco area this month to highlight live event and broadcast technologies. On Aug. 18, ASG partner Thresher Communication & Productivity in Sunnyvale will co-host a happy hour featuring Studer’s 52-foot demo production trailer from 5-7:30 p.m., with free appetizers and beverages. On Aug. 19, the trailer will be parked at Civic Center Plaza across from the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and lunch will be provided.
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International Body-Worn Video Summit Headlines LEVA Annual Conference
News: International Body-Worn Video Summit Headlines LEVA Annual ConferenceThe Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Video Association (LEVA) will debate the advantages and challenges of body-worn video systems, along with numerous other topics, during the 2015 LEVA Conference & Digital Multimedia Evidence Symposium, which runs Nov. 2-6 in Clearwater Beach, Fla., at the Hilton Clearwater. The five-day event includes a mix of hands-on training, case studies, and interactive seminars, as well as an exhibit hall and networking opportunities.
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Kodak Announces 2015 Scholarship Winners
Kodak and UFVF Honor Students From Singapore, Poland and United States
Kodak has named five students as award winners in the 2015 KODAK Scholarship Program, a global competition held annually in collaboration with the University Film and Video Program (UFVF). This year, the Program received a record-breaking number of applications, with over 55 film schools from around the world nominating students for the KODAK Student Scholarship and KODAK Student Cinematography Scholarship. Winners received their prizes at the University of Film & Video Association (UFVA) Conference on August 8, at American University in Washington, DC.
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Technomax Installs DaVinci Resolve Studio and Teranex Express
News: Technomax Installs DaVinci Resolve Studio and Teranex ExpressBlackmagic Design today announced that Tokyo’s Technomax Inc. has built a new 4K production and post production studio using DaVinci Resolve Studio, Teranex Express and DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G, along with a number of other Blackmagic products.
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capital T - using cineSync on blockbuster movies
Bridging Oceans – How new tools are changing remote production
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Key Code Media Announce Formation of Education Division, Led By New Hire Mike Flanagan
Mike Flanagan, formerly President of Video Symphony has joined Key Code Media as Director of Education. Mr. Flanagan will be tapping into his two decades of experience in professional media education and post-production to build educational programs for Key Code Media and its clients. Prior to joining Key Code, Flanagan founded and oversaw the development of Video Symphony from a small Avid-authorized Education Center to a leading vocational college and training center for editing, motion graphics, and sound engineering. Flanagan brings 21 years of industry experience that started when he bought his first Avid Media Composer in 1994 from Mike Cavanagh, Key Code Media’s President. Flanagan will create new educational services, certificated training and assessments for media production products and workflows. He will also expand the training already being done by Key Code for its clients. Initial classroom and onsite client offerings will cover industry-leading software from Avid (Media Composer and Pro Tools), Adobe (Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop), Blackmagic (Da Vinci Resolve), Maxon (Cinema 4D), and NewTek (TriCaster). In addition, Key Code Media will be providing more in depth programs for advanced workflow solutions such as transcoding, asset management, archive and storage management.
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SMPTE Elevates 15 Motion-Imaging Technology Industry Leaders to
Achievements of the Society's Newest Class of Fellows Will Be Celebrated at SMPTE 2015
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), a worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that it has elevated 15 industry leaders to the status of SMPTE Fellow. This honor is conferred on individuals who have, through their proficiency and contributions to the industries, attained an outstanding rank among members of the Society.
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Boris FX and Imagineer Systems to Preview New VFX Tools at SIGGRAPH 2015
News: Boris FX and Imagineer Systems to Preview New VFX Tools at SIGGRAPH 2015Special guest artists to demo Boris Continuum Complete 10 and mocha Pro 5
Boris FX™, the leading developer in VFX and workflow solutions for film and video, and Imagineer Systems, the Academy Award-winning developer of mocha® Planar Tracking tools, will showcase the newest versions of flagship products Boris Continuum Complete (BCC) and mocha Pro at SIGGRAPH on August 11-13, 2015 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in booth 312.
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Rock Star Hotel Builds Live Streaming Workflow with Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K
Blackmagic Design announced today that the Rock Star Hotel in Osaka City has built a full 4K broadcast workflow, which is built around three Blackmagic Studio Camera 4Ks and an ATEM Production Studio 4K, to stream live events from the hotel.
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News: German TV series boosted by FilmLight render-free workflow
News: News: German TV series boosted by FilmLight render-free workflowSet-to-finish seamless integration for Germany’s Lerchenberg
The producers of the German television comedy drama series Lerchenberghave implemented a new comprehensive, render-free grading environment from FilmLight. The use of Baselight systems, not only in the grading suite but also on set as well as within plugins for the editor, provides maximum creative control as well as real savings in the time to air.
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VFX Breakdown Video released for Teenage Popstar Girl
Underdog Entertainment releases Behind the Scenes VFX Video of the Robot-nspired Music Video
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Aframe Continues to Harness Cloud Adoption Trend With New Senior Appointments and New Market Growth Initiatives
News: Aframe Continues to Harness Cloud Adoption Trend With New Senior Appointments and New Market Growth Initiatives Aframe Continues to Harness Cloud Adoption Trend With New Senior
In a move validating continued growth and widespread adoption, Aframe, the cloud video platform provider, today announced that Lisa Hutt has joined as Chief Marketing Officer. In this newly created position, Lisa will be responsible for Aframe's global marketing strategy, thought leadership, brand awareness and new market growth initiatives.
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Press Release for 8/5: ProMAX Platform now includes Native Avid Bin Locking and Project Sharing
News: Press Release for 8/5: ProMAX Platform now includes Native Avid Bin Locking and Project SharingProMAX Systems, world leader in integrated workflow technology for creative media organizations, today announced a major upgrade to its Platform Workflow Server, ProMAX Platform Version 4.6 with Avid Collaboration Features.
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Canon Champions Small Business Owners With Maxify Mentors Program And Contest
Shark Tank’s Barbara Corcoran, along with New Mentors Brett Relander, Tim Berry, Rhonda Abrams, and Returning Mentor Ivana Taylor, Engage in MAXIFY Mentors Program
To further highlight the Canon MAXIFY brand of printers, Canon U.S.A., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the MAXIFY Influencers Program has been expanded to include a mentor program designed to help small businesses navigate the treacherous waters of starting and building a business. Shark Tank’s Barbara Corcoran, along with Ivana Taylor from DIY Marketers, will be joined this year by three new mentors: Social Media Power Influencer and writer Brett Relander, USA Today columnist and author Rhonda Abrams, and software entrepreneur and blogger, Tim Berry. The program will include content created by these mentors and shared on social networks aimed at helping entrepreneurs and small business owners learn from successful small business owners.
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CenterStaging in Burbank, CA, Takes Delivery of Roland M-5000 OHRCA Live Mixing Console
News: CenterStaging in Burbank, CA, Takes Delivery of Roland M-5000 OHRCA Live Mixing ConsoleFrom high-profile rehearsals to backline rental, the M-5000 will be a huge asset for CenterStaging and its clients moving forward
CenterStaging in Burbank, California, is among L.A.'s premier rehearsal and backline facilities, specializing in production and technical support for television and live performances. Recently they took delivery of the new M-5000 OHRCA Live Mixing Console from the Roland Professional A/V Division. CenterStaging has big plans for the console, both on-site in their state-of-the-art rehearsal studios, and in the field as part of their backline rental arsenal. In fact, they’ve already been putting it to good use, notably during rehearsals for the BET Awards.
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PR: Mirada creates custom VR tech for multi-user experience
News: PR: Mirada creates custom VR tech for multi-user experienceUnique VR Experience is First to Sync Six Viewers Wirelessly and Offer Real-Time Vision-Distorting Effects To Heighten Suspense
Mirada recently partnered with Headcase and ad agency Digital Kitchen to create an immersive VR experience to promote season two of FX’s hit horror drama “The Strain,” developed by Mirada co-founder Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan.
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EditShare Puts Intelligent Storage and MAM at the Heart of Collaborative Production and Broadcast Workflows at IBC
News: EditShare Puts Intelligent Storage and MAM at the Heart of Collaborative Production and Broadcast Workflows at IBCEditShare evolves; robust platform designed to power the most demanding media workflows; exclusive IBC 2015 “Whisper Suite” gives customers a glimpse into the future
EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, invites production, post and broadcast professionals to get hands-on at IBC 2015 in Amsterdam. Attendees to the IBC show visiting EditShare (stand 7.G37) will get an exclusive look at the following breakthrough technology and real-world workflow advancements:
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Premiere Digital Builds Future-Proof Transcoding Workflow on Telestream Vantage
News: Premiere Digital Builds Future-Proof Transcoding Workflow on Telestream VantageCompany sees 20 percent throughput improvement with multi-node Vantage media-processing software running on Lightspeed Servers
Telestream®, the leading provider of video transcoding and workflow automation solutions, today announced that Premiere Digital, one of the largest encoding and distribution service companies in the world, has purchased multiple Telestream Vantage media-processing systems running on GPU-accelerated Lightspeed Servers to replace its legacy encoding and transcoding systems and create a future-proof workflow.
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DP Scott Sorensen Uses Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Cameras on 'MythBusters'
News: DP Scott Sorensen Uses Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Cameras on 'MythBusters'Blackmagic Design today announced that DP Scott Sorensen is using ten Pocket Cinema Cameras to capture secondary footage, as well as to shoot cold openings and the new opening title sequence, on Discovery Channel’s hit television show “MythBusters.” Scott is also using a MultiView 16, SmartView monitor and numerous Mini Converters Analog to SDI to remotely and wirelessly monitor and control the Pocket Cinema Cameras.
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The Creative Hub - A Co-Op for Creatives Opens In Atlanta
News: The Creative Hub - A Co-Op for Creatives Opens In AtlantaA Co-Op Creative Space Designed for Indie and Home Based Filmmakers August 4, 2015; Atlanta, GA; – The Creative Hub is now open in the Atlanta area bringing the co-op workspace to the digital creative industry. Targeted to the indie filmmakers and home based video producers, The Creative Hub lives inside the film and television production facility of Biscardi Creative Media (BCM).
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Zylight Welcomes BLV as Exclusive Distributor in Germany and Austria
News: Zylight Welcomes BLV as Exclusive Distributor in Germany and AustriaZylight, a leading manufacturer of innovative LED lighting solutions, today announced BLV is now the exclusive distributor for Zylight products in Germany and Austria.
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News: Visual Effects Society Names Acclaimed Writer-Producer-Director Devlin Keynote Speaker at 2015 VES Summit
News: News: Visual Effects Society Names Acclaimed Writer-Producer-Director Devlin Keynote Speaker at 2015 VES SummitIndustry Leaders to Host Interactive Business Roundtables
Today, the Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s global professional honorary society, announced Dean Devlin, acclaimed writer-producer-director and President of Electric Entertainment, as Keynote Speaker at its 7th annual Summit, “Visualization to Virtualization: Storytelling Expands.” The interactive forum on Saturday, October 17th will bring together top creatives, executives, thought leaders and visionaries from diverse disciplines to explore the dynamic evolution of visual imagery and illustrate new pathways to creativity and problem solving in a TED Talks-like atmosphere.
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IBC News: The Future of Video Becomes Reality with Elemental at IBC2015
News: IBC News: The Future of Video Becomes Reality with Elemental at IBC2015The Future of Video Becomes Reality with Elemental at IBC2015 Software-defined video addresses the relentless advance of technologies such as Ultra HD, MPEG-DASH and high dynamic range
Elemental Technologies, the leading supplier of software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery, today announced plans to showcase disruptive innovations to help content providers address next-generation video complexity at IBC2015 (Hall 4, Stand 4.B80, RAI Exhibition and Conference Centre). In addition to its full product suite, Elemental will highlight the industry’s most advanced MPEG-DASH implementation, automatic provisioning of live channels in the cloud, CDN-independent ad insertion, “second-generation” 4K with high dynamic range (HDR) and workflows for better optimizing content monetization.
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Bridging oceans: How new tools are changing remote production
News: Bridging oceans: How new tools are changing remote productionVFX from a tropical paradise
VFX from a tropical paradise Technology has changed the world of post-production, not just in terms of the work produced, but in the way that work is approached. The proliferation of high-speed internet; the continuous move towards a cloud-based workflow; and tools like Skype – and, of course, cineSync – have allowed post-production teams to spread out, often working countries and even continents apart on the very same projects. Technology has seen the post-production world expand and yet grow tighter and more interconnected all at once.
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PEOPLE NEWS: Zoic Adds Seasoned VFX Supervisor Jeff Wozniak
News: PEOPLE NEWS: Zoic Adds Seasoned VFX Supervisor Jeff WozniakILM veteran will lead newly launched New York studio
Culver City-based visual effects house Zoic Studios has added veteran VFX supervisor Jeff Wozniak. With nearly two decades of experience in VFX, he got his start at ILM and has worked on such acclaimed films as Star Wars Episode I, II, and III, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, Avatar, the Transformers Trilogy and Marvel’s The Avengers. Wozniak will be helming Zoic’s newly launched New York studio that will service projects across all divisions: features, episodic, commercials and gaming. The NYC studio will leverage the studio’s robust in-house pipeline to collaborate with both the Culver City and Vancouver offices.
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Zoic Adds Seasoned VFX Supervisor Jeff Wozniak
News: Zoic Adds Seasoned VFX Supervisor Jeff WozniakCulver City-based visual effects house Zoic Studios has added veteran VFX supervisor Jeff Wozniak. With nearly two decades of experience in VFX, he got his start at ILM and has worked on such acclaimed films as Star Wars Episode I, II, and III, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, Avatar, the Transformers Trilogy and Marvel’s The Avengers. Wozniak will be helming Zoic’s newly launched New York studio that will service projects across all divisions: features, episodic, commercials and gaming. The NYC studio will leverage the studio’s robust in-house pipeline to collaborate with both the Culver City and Vancouver offices.
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Proprietary Technology to Transform Animation Industry
House of Moves Reveals Agile Animation Pipeline that Transforms Content Creation
House of Moves, a full-service motion capture and key frame animation company known for its ability to deliver unrivaled quality, is announcing a new groundbreaking technology suite, codenamed Helibug. House of Moves CEO Brian Rausch reveals this proprietary process that radically rethinks the production of both linear and interactive content creation, resulting in improved time and cost efficiencies. Additionally, the technology gives users the ability to redistribute content across multiple mediums including, feature films, viral videos, advertisements, games, virtual reality and more.
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Imagine Dragons Launches Twitch Channel Using Blackmagic Design Products
Imagine Dragons Launches Twitch Channel Using Blackmagic Design Products
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FOR-A to Exhibit Technology at TAB Show
At this week’s Texas Association of Broadcasters (TAB) convention, FOR-A America will showcase its popular video switcher and signal processing technology. The show takes place at the Renaissance Austin Hotel August 5-6, and is the largest broadcast association convention in the state of Texas. FOR-A will exhibit at the show in booth #27.
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Edit 1 Produces/Posts Visually Stunning New Music
Looking to showcasetheir full palette of talent and creative services, NYC-based studio Edit 1, perhaps best known for their work in test commercials and pre-visualization, has put its creative imprimatur on the new music video “Bayonet” from “electropop songstress” BECA.
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12Stone Church Selects FOR-A HVS-100 Portable Video Switchers
FOR-A’s switchers are part of customized systems built for each of the house of worship’s four remote campuses
With a desire to reach into its surrounding communities and provide meaningful worship to its rapidly growing congregation of over 30,000 parishioners, Georgia-based 12Stone Church® sought to transform five area schools into houses of worship on Sunday mornings. One location could adapt the school gymnasium’s system, but the remaining locations called for identical production systems. Long-time technology partner Technical Innovation’s Blue Hat Designdeveloped a comprehensive, innovative, portable solution that provided a complete A/V/L set-up in under an hour. Key to the system’s overall design was a compact video switcher that would transport easily while providing a robust variety of video production features, and FOR-A’s HVS-100 portable video switcherwas the perfect choice.
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Blackmagic Design Sponsors American Cinema Editors at EditFest
>Blackmagic Design today announced that it will again sponsor the American Cinema Editors (ACE) at EditFest Los Angeles on August 1, 2015. As part of its Platinum sponsorship, Blackmagic Design will be the exclusive sponsor of the ACE EditFest Cocktail Reception.
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Canon's First Ultra-High-Sensitivity Multi-Purpose Camera Features ISO Equivalent of Over 4M
News: Canon's First Ultra-High-Sensitivity Multi-Purpose Camera Features ISO Equivalent of Over 4MCanon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today has introduced the Company’s first multi-purpose camera, the new ME20F-SH, which delivers exceptionally high sensitivity to capture Full HD video with a minimum subject illumination of less than 0.0005 lux1(at maximum 75 dB gain setting, equivalent to an ISO sensitivity of over 4,000,000). Nighttime surveillance and security, cinematic production, reality television, and nature/wildlife documentaries are just some of the ME20F-SH’s many possible usage applications. With the ability to capture color video in extreme low-light conditions and its simplistic and versatile design, the ME-20F-SH Multi-purpose Camera can be easily incorporated into existing infrastructures and systems to provide high-quality video capture even where subjects might not be seen with the naked eye.
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"Finding Carter" Finds a Home at Chainsaw
News: "Finding Carter" Finds a Home at ChainsawHollywood post-production facility teams with Bling Digital to develop an efficient, smoothly functioning, transcontinental workflow for the hit MTV drama
MTV’s 1-hour drama Finding Carter centers on a girl, played by Kathryn Prescott, who was abducted at age three and as a teenager is reunited with a birth family whom she doesn’t know. Now, in its second season, the show has won critical praise and a growing audience through its provocative take on identity and family relationships.
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Heresy's So & So sparks a festive night of high jinks for Hey Violet
Creative studio Heresy directing duo So & So sparks a vibrant midnight fiesta in the new music video for Hey Violet’s single “I Can Feel It,” via Capitol Records. The video is set in Downtown Los Angeles’ thriving hub of paper mâché delights: the Piñata District, and features the band members enjoying a carefree night of colorful antics.
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Leader To Introduce LV 7390 4-channel 3g/HD/SD-SDI Rasterizer At IBC2015
News: Leader To Introduce LV 7390 4-channel 3g/HD/SD-SDI Rasterizer At IBC2015LEADER has chosen IBC2015 as the venue for the European introduction of the LV 7390 multi-standard rasterizer. First demonstrated at the NAB show in April and now deliverable, the LV 7390 can be used be to measure up to four SDI signals simultaneously. It occupies just 1U and can be deployed for desktop or rackmounted operation.
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Canon Digital Learning Center presents Vlogging and Filmmaking tutorials for VidCon with “Film Riot’s” Ryan Connolly and “TuneTrek’s” MikelParis
How to Film Films with Filmmaking with Ryan Connolly
Filmmaker Ryan Connolly, the face of YouTube’s popular channel “Film Riot,” shows you how to create Hollywood-level productions on a budget. Learn how to select the right camera for your project, how to setup and select composition, how to light for scenes, the importance of audio and much more. As the creator of popular films, like “Portal Combat” and “Real Gone,” Connolly shows you the basics behind films like those. Using minimal equipment – which may include a Canon EOS DSLR, Cinema EOS camera or video camera and accessories – see how you can also produce films like he does.
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Trilogy Communications to Feature VoiceFlow at IBC 2015
News: Trilogy Communications to Feature VoiceFlow at IBC 2015IBC 2015, Hall 10 Stand A29: At IBC 2015 Trilogy Communications, a global provider of high quality intercom systems and SPGs for TV studios, mobile production, playout and post, will feature its new VoiceFlow™ communication unit (VCU) and Gemini II distributed matrix intercom system.
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News: Vualto simplifies online delivery to multiple platforms at IBC 2015
News: News: Vualto simplifies online delivery to multiple platforms at IBC 2015Uses wider adoption of MPEG-DASH as the foundation for multiple DRM capabilities without adding to user complexity
Vualto, global specialists in innovative content delivery and management, is demonstrating at IBC2015 how emerging standards can simplify the way content is protected online, making it easier for broadcasters and service providers to implement delivery systems which are simple and secure to operate. Digital rights management continues to be a minefield, with different platforms and devices preferring their own technology. Vualto will demonstrate how these can be managed simply and cost-effectively.
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Grass Valley Continues to Drive Efficiency and Better Storytelling at IBC
News: Grass Valley Continues to Drive Efficiency and Better Storytelling at IBCAt IBC 2015, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will be showcasing its full portfolio of broadcast solutions including cameras, switchers, routers, servers, multiviewers, editing software, automation, playout and much more. Grass Valley experts will be on hand to help visitors improve efficiency and tell better stories by leveraging 4K workflows, IP infrastructure and the cloud. The Grass Valley booth is located at Hall 1, Stand D11.
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Vicon Vantage Debuts in the US at SIGGRAPH 2015
Attendees will see Vantage in action, presentations by Vicon customers, including ILM, Digital Domain and Epic Games, and virtual reality demos powered by Vicon systems
Vicon, the motion capture (mocap) technology specialist for the entertainment, engineering and life sciences industries, today announced that it will showcase its new intelligent flagship camera platform, Vicon Vantage, for the first time in the U.S. at SIGGRAPH 2015. Vicon will also host a series of customer presentations, in-booth demonstrations and workshops at its booth (#729), and power virtual reality applications at the event taking place on August 10-13 in Los Angeles, California.
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FOR-A to Showcase Video Switching & Signal Processing Technology at NYC Rental Staging Roadshow
Featuring HVS-2000 Switcher at NYC's Metropolitan Pavilion on July 29th
FOR-A America announces plans to exhibit its latest video switcher and signal processing technology at this week’s Rental & Staging Roadshow Tour event in New York City. Taking place at the Metropolitan Pavilion on July 29th, the event is presented by Rental & Staging Systems, and attracts professionals in the rental and staging industry to see the latest technology and learn about how to improve their business.
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TVU Networks to Showcase New IP Video Transmission Offerings at Texas' TAB Show
News: TVU Networks to Showcase New IP Video Transmission Offerings at Texas' TAB ShowTVU and Frontline Communications to Also Demonstrate Results of Mobile ENG Partnership
TVU Networks, the global technology leader in live mobile IP newsgathering solutions, will demonstrate several of its offerings at the upcoming Texas Association of Broadcasters (TAB) convention at the Renaissance Austin Hotel August 5-6. TVU Networks will exhibit in booth #45 at the show.
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Imagine Dragons Uses Telestream Wirecast to Stream Live to Twitch Channel Entertaining Fans with Music and Gameplay
News: Imagine Dragons Uses Telestream Wirecast to Stream Live to Twitch Channel Entertaining Fans with Music and GameplayImagine Dragons uses Wirecast to more personally connect with fan base
Telestream®, the leading provider of digital video tools and workflow solutions today announced that GRAMMY® Award-winning rock band Imagine Dragons is using the Telestream Wirecast software to give fans a glimpse at life on the road by streaming their League of Legends matches, interviews, and live impromptu performances on their newly launched Twitch channel.
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DaVinci Resolve 12 Public Beta Now Available for Download
Blackmagic Design today announced that the public beta of DaVinci Resolve 12, its professional editing and color correction software, is now available for download from the Blackmagic Design website.
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IBC 2015 Preview: Ikegami Announces HDl-57 Full-digital Compact
News: IBC 2015 Preview: Ikegami Announces HDl-57 Full-digital CompactIkegami announces a new addition to its range of broadcast quality television cameras. The HDL-57 is a compact high-definition camera designed for use on remotely controlled pan/tilt heads in applications such as parliamentary television or robotic studios. It can also be used wherever a high-grade fixed-position compact camera is required for intercutting with the output from full-size studio cameras. Camera head and controller are housed in a single robust rectangular unit measuring 90 x 103 x 180 mm (width x depth x height) and weighing 1.5 kg. The HDL-57 can be operated remotely or via its rear control panel.
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DaVinci Resolve 12 Public Beta Now Available for Download
Blackmagic Design today announced that the public beta of DaVinci Resolve 12, its professional editing and color correction software, is now available for download from the Blackmagic Design website.
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Roland Professional A/V Appoints HWPco to Represent Southeast U.S.
News: Roland Professional A/V Appoints HWPco to Represent Southeast U.S.Roland’s Professional A/V Division is pleased to announce the appointment of HWPco as the new manufacturer’s representative firm for their professional audio and video product lines in Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia and the Carolinas.
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News: FilmLight marks BIRTV with strengthened presence in China
News: News: FilmLight marks BIRTV with strengthened presence in ChinaNew office and local manager boosts FilmLight’s Asia strategy and aspirations
FilmLight is celebrating BIRTV 2015 (26 – 29 August, China International Exhibition Center, Beijing) with a new representative and a new office in Beijing. The company has stepped up its local expansion to support the rapidly growing market for content creation in China and to strengthen its client connections, support and training.
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World’s first 3-stream uncompressed 4K60 media server: AV Stumpfl Wings Engine Raw
Wings Engine Raw will be previewed at AED Summer Expo from 23-24 July 2015 in Lint, Belgium; IBC 2015, Stand 8.B15 at Amsterdam RAI from 11-15 September
Pushing the limits of what can be achieved in video playback, Austria’s AV Stumpfl introduces the world’s first and only triple-stream 4K uncompressed media server, Wings Engine Raw.
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Bluefish444 Announces Epoch | 4K Neutron Support of AVID Media Composer 8
Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry's highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards, announced Epoch 4K Neutron and Epoch Neutron video card support for AVID Media Composer 8 and Bluefish444's own Fluid DNxHD ingeSTore complementary software.
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You've seen the effect: video noise and glitchy interference, now a staple of contemporary sci-fi visuals. Simon Ubsdell shows you how to build it yourself inside Apple Motion 5, with no plug-ins or third-party software!
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A video production pioneer who shot with the first Sony Betacam camera and set up the first Betacam to 1-inch edit suite, Frank Beacham also worked with Orson Welles on Welles’ final project before passing away in 1985. Welles was exceptionally engaged with the most technical aspects of the cutting edge technology that was just beginning to emerge, including a passionate belief in the possibilities that Betacam could offer. This is a truly astounding tale of creativity at the crossroads, and an intimate look inside the mind and work of one of the 20th century’s most influential storytellers.
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With the popularity of HD-DSLRs, many shooters are recording sound separately because of the camera’s limitations with audio -- but putting audio and video together in post can be a chore. Longtime spots ace Bill O'Neil has been dealing with this over the past several years , and has found PluralEyes from Red Giant to be fast, easy, and effective. Take a look to see if PluralEyes will help you, too.
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For a video track, Avid Media Composer creates a Master Clip and a Source Icon name. This Source Icon name by default is embedded into the mxf media file when the Media Composer creates the mxf media file. In the below picture of an Avid Bin, with sources revealed, can...
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The Creative Hub Atlanta is now Open. A Co-Op Workspace for Creatives from Biscardi Creative Media
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