Effects News:
Blackmagic Design adds 80fps recording to URSA Digital Film Camera Fremont, CA -- November 20, 2014-- Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic Camera 1.9.9, a major software update with multiple new features for the Blackmagic URSA digital film camera. This new update has been developed in conjunction with the high end cinematographers that are using URSA cameras for high end work. ...Read More »
Large Hadron Collider On Collision Course With AlphaDogs Burbank, CA -- November 19, 2014-- The story follows a damaged group of L.A. millennials suddenly facing what may be the end of the world in a disaster caused by the Large Hadron Collider. Forced to examine who they really are and the choices they?ve made, they find themselves lost and adrift in the face of the apocalypse. ...Read More »
The Tiffen Company Releases Major Upgrade to Its Tiffen Dfx Digital Filter Suite -- November 19, 2014--

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PipelineFXs Qube! Behind John McAslan + Partners Arch-Viz Beauty Shots -- November 18, 2014--

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 18, 2014 As computer graphics have grown in prominence, rendering has become a double-edged sword for architectural designers. For firms like relnofollow ...Read More »

Robin Melhuish Joins Digital Vision as Sales Manager for the Americas Los Angeles, CA/London, UK -- November 14, 2014-- Digital Vision has announced that seasoned sales and operations executive Robin Melhuish has joined the company as Sales Director, Americas. ...Read More »
Ten Finalists to Compete for More Than $100,000 at Velocity Fund Finals WATERLOO, ON -- November 14, 2014-- WATERLOO, ON--(Marketwired - November 14, 2014) - Today, announces the 10 finalists for its Fall 2014 Velocity Fund Finals, taking place later this month. The entrepreneurship program from the University of Waterloo..... ...Read More »
BBC Hit Daytime Drama Moving On Shot With Blackmagic Production Camera 4K Fremont, CA -- November 13, 2014-- Blackmagic Design today has announced that the long standing daytime drama Moving On has returned to BBC One for a new series and was filmed entirely on the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K. ...Read More »
Encore Completes Dailies, Post and Supportive VFX for HBO Miniseries 'Olive Kitteridge' Hollywood, CA -- November 14, 2014-- HBO's miniseries "Olive Kitteridge" starring Frances McDormand, Richard Jenkins and Bill Murray tells the poignantly sweet, acerbically funny and devastatingly tragic story of a seemingly placid New England town wrought with illicit affairs, crime and tragedy, told through the lens of Olive (Frances McDormand), whose wicked wit and harsh demeanor mask a warm but troubled heart and staunch moral center. The four-part project premiered on HBO November 2 and 3, following a critically acclaimed debut at the Venice Film Festival in September. To create the small screen adaptation based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, production turned to Encore, a Deluxe Entertainment Services company, for dailies, conform, color and supportive VFX. Unlike typical episodics, which are generally shot digitally, "Olive Kitteridge" was shot on film, requiring full DI on top of the post production services for the show?s four hours of content. ...Read More »
TVA Group Acquires the Assets of Vision Globale MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- November 13, 2014-- MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 11/13/14 -- (TSX:TVA.B)(TSX:QBR.A)(TSX:QBR.B)

TVA Group, a subsidiary of Quebecor Media, announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Vision Globale's assets for a total purchase price of approximately $118 million.

This transaction is subject to approval by the Competition Bureau. Upon completion of the tr..... ...Read More »
Motion-Imaging Industry Luminaries Recognized at SMPTE® Honors & Awards Ceremony -- November 11, 2014--

Los Angeles and New York (PRWEB) November 11, 2014 The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications,... ...Read More »

2014 Hollywood Post Alliance Award Winners Announced Los Angeles, CA -- November 10, 2014-- On November 6th, honors and accolades were bestowed during the 9th Annual HPA Awards. ...Read More »
Miller Camera Support, LLC Announces Winner of LP '54 Classic Tripod at Abelcine's 25th Anniversary Celebration LOS ANGELES -- November 10, 2014-- When professional products and services provider AbelCine recently hosted its 25th anniversary celebration at its Burbank facility, Miller Camera Support, LLC, a leader in the production of innovating camera support solutions, was pleased to auction off one of its LP '54 Classic Tripods to camera operator David Roy Tondeur, SOC. ...Read More »
Blackmagic Design Revolutionizes the Visual Effects Industry with Fusion 7 Fremont, CA -- November 10, 2014-- Blackmagic Design today announced that Fusion 7, the world's most advanced visual effects and motion graphics software, is now available completely free of charge. ...Read More »
2014 Hollywood Post Alliance Award Winners Announced -- November 07, 2014--

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 07, 2014 Honors and accolades were bestowed last night during the 9th Annual HPA Awards. The Awards recognize individuals and companies for outstanding contributions made in helpin... ...Read More »

6K Post-Production Workflows Webinar, November 17, 11am PST -- November 07, 2014--

PORTLAND, ME (PRWEB) November 07, 2014 David Finchers new film, Gone Girl, employed the first 6K real-time review pipeline in any feature film production. It was the first feature film to be cut on Adobe Premiere ... ...Read More »

Exceptional Minds Autism Vocational School Learns from Pros at Stargate Studios California, -- November 06, 2014-- SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Nov. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Experience is the best teacher. That was among the many lessons learned Monday at the Exceptional Minds vocational school for young adults on the autism spectrum, where the pros from Stargate Studios held a seminar on greenscreen compositing for the students here training to becom..... ...Read More »
DigitalGlue Authorized Adobe(R) Anywhere System Integrator LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. -- November 03, 2014-- DigitalGlue, an industry-leading systems integrator providing comprehensive solutions for digital video content distribution, today announced that it has become one of just six U.S. companies -- and only twenty-nine companies worldwide -- to earn the Adobe(R) Anywhere for video systems integrator authorization. ...Read More »
MEWShop Announces New One-day DSLR Production Workshops -- November 04, 2014--

New York, New York (PRWEB) November 04, 2014 Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, is pleased to announce the debut o... ...Read More »

Territory Introduces Its Hybrid Boutique's One-Stop Approach To Editorial & Post With The Launch Of Its New Space -- November 02, 2014-- Territory officially introduced itself to the national market as the finishing touches were recently completed on the second floor of the hybrid editorial and post-production boutique's 13,000 square foot space. The new moniker provides a vehicle for the restructuring and re-branding of founder and editor Terry King's award-winning company, STS-Griot. Territory takes its business model to the next level, meeting the demand for an integrated and efficient approach to high-end editing, finishing, visual FX, motion graphics, audio and sound design services for broadcast commercials, as well as digital media content. ...Read More »
Film Lab New York to Close New York City -- October 30, 2014-- Film Lab New York, the last motion picture film processing laboratory in New York City, will cease operations as of December 19, 2014. The company, launched in 2011 as a joint venture between Technicolor-PostWorks New York and Deluxe New York, provided laboratory services to motion picture, television and commercial productions operating on the East Coast and around the world. ...Read More »
SIM Group Founder Rob Sim Presented with DGC's Honorary Life Membership Award Toronto -- October 30, 2014-- The Directors Guild of Canada presented its 2014 DGC Honorary Life Member Award to SIM Group President and CEO Rob Sim at the annual DGC Awards Gala in Toronto. The award is presented each year to an individual, member or non-member, whose outstanding contribution to the industry has had a major beneficial impact on the Guild and Guild members. ...Read More »
Autism Job Challenge Addressed Head-On by Exceptional Minds' Expanded Work Readiness Program -- October 29, 2014--

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Pablo takes Digital Jungle to 'A Better Place' Newbury, UK -- October 27, 2014-- Full service Hollywood post house, Digital Jungle Post Production, has completed the post production on independent drama-fantasy 'A Better Place', the first feature length film for which it has handled the complete production and post-production. Digital Jungle completed the conform, color correction and over 100 VFX shots on its Quantel Pablo 4K color and finishing system and Neo Nano control panel. ...Read More »
Ausfilm Week Los Angeles Kicks Off This Sunday California,United States of America,Australia, -- October 23, 2014-- LOS ANGELES, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ausfilm and representatives of the Australian film industry are in Los Angeles for the 6th annual Ausfilm Week Los Angeles (26-31 October). This targeted eventstrengthens Australia's relationships with the US prod..... ...Read More »
O2 Post, Brazil?s Largest Post House, Installs DaVinci Resolve and 80 Seats of Resolve Software Fremont, CA -- October 23, 2014-- Blackmagic Design today announced that O2 Post is installing 80 DaVinci Resolve licenses and three DaVinci Resolves, forming one of the largest DaVinci Resolve workflows in the world. DaVinci Resolve has become a central part of O2 Post's entire production and post production workflow, and O2 colorists, editors, VFX artists, producers, directors and clients will be able to view and collaboratively work with DaVinci Resolve files anywhere in the facility. ...Read More »
Modern VideoFilm Forms New Management Team Burbank, Calif. -- October 22, 2014-- Modern VideoFilm today announces changes to its executive management team that position it for continued growth and to capitalize on evolving needs for post-production and media distribution services. Joining the executive team are Scott Avila as CEO, Cooper Crouse as President and Roxanna Sassanian as CFO. In tandem with their arrival, longtime executives Bill Watt, President of Digital Media Services; Mark Smirnoff, President of Creative Services and Jon Johnson, Executive Vice President/Sales will take on added managerial and operational responsibilities. Departing the company are Moshe Barkat and Hugh Miller, previously CEO and CFO, respectively. ...Read More »
Modern VideoFilm Forms New Management Team California, -- October 22, 2014-- BURBANK, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Modern VideoFilm today announces changes to its executivemanagement team that position it for continued growth and to capitalize on evolving needs for post-production and media distribution services. ...Read More »
Encore Names Thor Roos VP, Business Strategy for Vancouver Office Hollywood, CA -- October 21, 2014-- Encore Senior Colorist Thor Roos is now Vice President of Business Strategy for the post production and VFX company's Vancouver office, reporting to Encore Executive Vice President Bill Romeo. Within the new role, Roos will focus on expanding Encore's presence in Vancouver and will continue color grading select projects. A stalwart fixture in the Vancouver post industry for more than 20 years, Roos has been a guiding force at Encore since joining the company in 2012. ...Read More »
New Campus for SAE Los Angeles To Occupy Former Hollywood Home of Eastman Kodak -- October 21, 2014--

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Technicolor-PostWorks Crafts a Period Look for "Stonehearst Asylum" New York City -- October 20, 2014-- Technicolor-PostWorks New York provided post production services for Stonehearst Asylum, the new suspense film from Director Brad Anderson and Millennium Entertainment. The facility provided editorial systems and support to the production and also handled editorial conforming, color grading and deliverables. ...Read More »
First Naval Air Reserve Unit Descends Upon AlphaDogs Burbank, CA -- October 20, 2014-- The collaborative approach between the filmmakers and AlphaDogs during the post-process was instrumental in delivering a quality product that everyone was happy with ...Read More »
Tiffen Invites Imagemakers to Share Their Imagination, Inspiration and Innovation with Tiffen ImageMaker Blog Site Hauppauge, NY -- October 17, 2014-- The Tiffen Company recently launched Tiffen ImageMaker, a community-oriented social media hub site. The site aims to build a global community where information is shared on techniques and technologies for creation of great images. ...Read More »
Marilyn Monroe Comes to Life for a New Generation New York,Florida, -- October 16, 2014-- PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. and NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Pulse Evolution Corporation (OTCQB: PLFX) and Authentic Brands Group, LLC. (ABG) today announced a partnership to produce a virtually animated Marilyn Monroe. Together, they will leverage Pulse's leadi..... ...Read More »
humble Signs Director David Rosenbaum Los Angeles, CA and New York, NY -- October 15, 2014-- humble today announced that David Rosenbaum has joined its directorial roster. Rosenbaum is an acclaimed director known for his technical savvy and adept skill at blending live action and CG. He joins humble from Caviar, where he wrote and directed sci-fi short film "The Trail's End" which recently premiered at the prestigious LA Shorts Fest. ...Read More »
Mitsubishi Outlander Television Commercial Graded with DaVinci Resolve Fremont, CA -- October 14, 2014-- Blackmagic Design today announced that the latest television commercial for Mitsubishi?s hybrid car, the Outlander PHEV, was graded using DaVinci Resolve by Tokyo based production and post production company Helmet Inc., founded by Horibe Toshi. ...Read More »
ZERO VFX Delivers Over 600 Visual Effects Shots for The Equalizer Boston, MA -- October 14, 2014-- ZERO VFX (www.zerovfx.com) announced today that it delivered over 600 visual effects shots on the production of Hollywood?s latest blockbuster film, The Equalizer starring Denzel Washington. As the Visual Effects Supervisor throughout the production of the film, ZERO VFX co-founder Sean Devereaux played a significant role influencing the design and scope of the visual effects for the film. ...Read More »
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