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iQIYI Launches Asia's first Online Variety Show in HDR Technology China, -- March 21, 2017--
BEIJING, March 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- iQIYI, China's largest video streaming platform, announced that Sound of Journey, Asia's first online variety show produced with HDR technology, would be released exclusively on its platform on ...Read More »
News from Archion Technologies for NAB 2017: Los Angeles, CA -- March 20, 2017-- In conjunction with NAB 2017, Archion Technologies, a leader in intelligent, ultra high performance shared storage solutions for media workflows, will be announcing several additions to its products and services offerings, as well as significant enhancements to its Authorized Channel Partner Program. During NAB, Archion will be based at Booth Number SL14617. The company will also be raffling a full turnkey EditStor Velo . Please visit www.archion.com for a free NAB exhibition pass. ...Read More »
Timber Welcomes Art Director Jon Lorenz & Digital Effects Supervisor Jeff Willette To Its Expanding Team -- March 20, 2017-- Timber Creative Directors/Co-Founders Jonah Hall and Kevin Lau have welcomed Art Director Jon Lorenz and Digital Effects Supervisor Jeff Willette to the company's expanding team. ...Read More »
Thunderpussy To Rock Live At World Premiere Of Seattle-Made Feature Film Danger Diva Burbank, CA -- March 16, 2017-- DANGER DIVA is a new cyberpunk musical thriller, written, directed and produced by Robert McGinley (award-winning filmmaker of JIMMY ZIP and SHREDDER ORPHEUS). Danger Diva was filmed entirely in Seattle with a local cast and crew ...Read More »
SXSW Film "Flesh and Blood" Shot with Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K and Graded with DaVinci Resolve Fremont, CA -- March 14, 2017-- Blackmagic Design announced today that 2017 South By Southwest (SXSW) debut film "Flesh and Blood" was shot with several of Blackmagic Design's digital film cameras, including URSA Mini 4.6K, Production Camera 4K and Pocket Cinema Camera, by DP Patrice Lucien Cochet. Producer and Post Production Supervisor Dustin Hughes also used Blackmagic Design's professional editing, color grading and finishing solution DaVinci Resolve Studio to color grade the film, as well as Fusion for visual effects (VFX) work. ...Read More »
Bell Media and Its Partners Take Home 53 Awards at 2017 Canadian Screen Awards Ontario, -- March 13, 2017--

Bell Media locks up major categories including Best Dramatic Series, Best Comedy, Best Reality/ Competition Program or Series, Best Music Program or Series, Best Talk Program or Series, and Best News or Information Program and Series
Space's ORPHAN BLACK, from Temple Street Productions, receives the most awards overall with nine, including Best Dramatic Serie..... ...Read More »

Nothing But Nets Campaign Premieres First Ever Virtual Reality Film, ?Under the Net -- March 09, 2017--

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Rising Sun Pictures Expands VFX Training Program Adelaide, South Australia -- March 06, 2017-- Responding to demand from aspiring visual effects artists from across Australia and beyond, Rising Sun Pictures is expanding its visual effects educational program, operated in partnership with the University of South Australia. RSP will now offer a Graduate Certificate in Dynamic Effects and Lighting, modeled after its successful Graduate Certificate in Composting and Tracking. It is also adding to its menu of short courses covering 3D modeling, compositing and other subjects. ...Read More »
Boris FX Announces Major Product Updates for Sapphire 11, Continuum 11 and Mocha VR at NAB 2017 (Booth SL6824) Boston, MA -- March 03, 2017-- Boris FX, the leading plug-in developer of professional post-production tools, will be showcasing major new versions of the industry' premier plug-in packages Continuum and Sapphire, along with its groundbreaking new 360/VR tool, Mocha VR, at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), April 24-27, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada (Booth SL6824). ...Read More »
Blackmagic Design Announces New URSA Mini Pro 4.6K Camera Fremont, CA -- March 02, 2017-- Blackmagic Design today announced URSA Mini Pro 4.6K, a new professional camera that combines high end digital film quality with the ergonomics and features of a traditional broadcast camera. URSA Mini Pro features a massive number of tactile control buttons, switches and dials that make it faster to use, built in optical ND filters, a new interchangeable lens mount, dual CFAST 2.0 and dual SD/UHS-II card recorders, and much more. ...Read More »
Brickyard VFX Atlantic Names Andrew Bell Managing Director; Promotes Amy Appleton to Executive Producer Boston, MA -- March 02, 2017-- Brickyard VFX has named Andrew Bell as Managing Director of its Boston studio and promoted Amy Appleton to Executive Producer. Bell comes to Brickyard from MPC, where he spent more than 15 years growing the studio, most recently as a Managing Director of MPC Los Angeles. Appleton has been at Brickyard for 10 years, producing hundreds of high profile projects for clients that include Frito-Lay, Progressive Insurance, Cadillac, Columbia Sportswear and Royal Caribbean. ...Read More »
Roundabout Entertainment Adds Craig Price to DI Team Burbank, Calif. -- February 28, 2017-- Veteran editor, visual effects artist and creative director Craig Price has joined Roundabout Entertainment. Price will serve as a finishing editor in the facility's growing digital intermediate department. In his first project with Roundabout, Price performed final editing for Director Tommy Bertelsen's indie thriller Feed. He also designed and executed the film's main title sequence. Upcoming work includes a project for Director Terrence Mallick. ...Read More »
Framestore Deploys PixStor in London, New York, and Los Angeles SURREY, England -- February 27, 2017-- Pixit Media, the leader in storage solutions built specifically for media workflows, today announced that Oscar-, Emmy-, and British Academy Film Award-winning creative studio Framestore has deployed Pixit Media's PixStor software-defined scale-out storage solution at its Los Angeles, London, and New York sites as central production storage for the advertising part of its business. The deployment gives Framestore guaranteed performance and consistency across all three sites, a cost-effective and simplified approach to disaster recovery and business continuity, and a modular infrastructure that is easy to manage and expand to support multiple workflows. ...Read More »
'Deadpool' And 'This Is Us' Publicity Campaigns Wins Top Honors at The 54th Annual ICG Publicists Awards California, -- February 27, 2017--
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) Publicists today announced winners of its 54th Annual ICG Publicists Awardsat the Beverly Hil..... ...Read More »
MTI Film Expands Hollywood Facility to Support HDR Hollywood -- February 27, 2017-- MTI Film has completed a major expansion of its Hollywood facility designed to accommodate growing demand for post-production services and support for HDR content. The expansion includes the addition of two new color grading suites and an editorial finishing suite, all HDR capable. The company has also improved its IT infrastructure, adding significant bandwidth and storage, and installed new monitoring systems throughout the facility. All the moves are intended to address the growing number of television productions requiring HDR delivery as well as the company's expanded slate of HD and UHD shows. ...Read More »
Technicolor PostWorks' Sam Daley Replicates Black & White Look for Horror Tale "The Eyes of My Mother" New York -- February 24, 2017-- Writer-Director Nicolas Pesce's debut feature, The Eyes of My Mother, which was finished at Technicolor PostWorks New York, is a beautifully calibrated horror story of a young woman scarred by childhood tragedy. The film is packed with heart-pounding moments, made all the more chilling by an artfully crafted black & white look captured by Cinematographer Zach Kuperstein (also making his feature debut) and finished by Colorist Sam Daley. ...Read More »
Goldcrest Post Delivers BBC's Taboo with Blackmagic's DaVinci Resolve Studio Fremont, CA -- February 23, 2017-- Blackmagic Design today announced that Goldcrest Post has completed picture post on 'Taboo,' a major new BBC drama series starring Tom Hardy, using DaVinci Resolve Studio together with the DaVinci Resolve Advanced Panel. ...Read More »
Hula Post Launches All-in-One Virtual Reality Workstation Hollywood -- February 22, 2017-- Hula Post, a leading supplier of post-production technology and support for motion pictures and television, has developed an all-in-one workstation for virtual reality content creation. The workstation features best-in-class solutions for stitching, stabilization, editorial, visual effects, titling, color correction, finishing and playback. ...Read More »
Designed for the latest Super35 and Full-Frame Digital Cinema Cameras, Sigma Cine Lens Line Makes Its Debut at NAB 2017 RONKONKOMA, NY -- February 16, 2017-- Sigma Corporation of America, a leading DSLR lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, is showcasing its brand new line of Cine lenses, designed for the latest, high-resolution digital cinema cameras, at the NAB 2017 show at booth C11525. ...Read More »
Craig Zerouni Named Head of Technology, Deluxe VFX. Los Angeles, CA -- February 15, 2017-- Deluxe has named long-time media technology executive Craig Zerouni Head of Technology, Deluxe Visual Effects (VFX), to drive the technology vision for the global VFX production environment. In this role Zerouni will focus on continuing to unify software development and systems architecture across Deluxe's Method studios in Los Angeles, Vancouver, New York, and India, and its Iloura studios in Sydney and Melbourne, as well as Deluxe VR, based in Los Angeles, to integrate and expand global production capacity. ...Read More »
Bullitt Welcomes Director Nicolas Randall -- February 13, 2017-- Bullitt kicks off a busy new year by expanding its roster with Nicolas Randall, a director and creative director known for the striking production design, distinctive color palettes, and the photographic quality he brings to each frame. Possessing a deep understanding of the creative advertising process, Nicolas works at the intersection of art, music, commerce and culture, for innovative agencies and brands including Land Rover and Roberto Cavalli. ...Read More »
ChyronHego Introduces PRIME 2.0, Powerful Future-Proof Tools for Broadcast Graphics MELVILLE, N.Y. -- February 14, 2017-- ChyronHego today announced the launch of PRIME 2.0, an all-new high-performance update of the company's renowned Channel Box PRIME channel branding system. PRIME 2.0 is the 64-bit, all-software rendering engine that powers the PRIME Ecosystem, a universal graphics platform designed to meet the evolving demands of today's and tomorrow's broadcasters. ...Read More »
ChyronHego Introduces PRIME 2.0, Powerful Future-Proof Tools for Broadcast Graphics MELVILLE, N.Y. -- February 14, 2017-- ChyronHego today announced the launch of PRIME 2.0, an all-new high-performance update of the company's renowned Channel Box PRIME channel branding system. PRIME 2.0 is the 64-bit, all-software rendering engine that powers the PRIME Ecosystem, a universal graphics platform designed to meet the evolving demands of today's and tomorrow's broadcasters. ...Read More »
Academy Award® Winning Overdrive System Enhances "The Jungle Book" and "Rogue One" -- February 13, 2017--

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DAVE School Launches Seven Concentration Tracks for Online Bachelor's in Production Programming Florida, -- February 13, 2017--
ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --The Digital Animation & Visual Effects (DAVE) School is now offering seven new concentration tracks as part of its online Bachelor's Degree in Production Programming. Registration deadline is March 10. ...Read More »
Timber Contributes VFX To 7 Super Bowl 2017 Commercial Campaigns This Year -- February 08, 2017-- The team at Timber contributed their VFX/postproduction talents to 7 Super Bowl 2017 commercial campaigns this year. Timber's Super Bowl commercials included spots for: Buick, H&R Block, Snickers, Synovus, and multiple spots for T-Mobile. ...Read More »
Mocha VR Revolutionizes Post-Production Workflows for Cinematic 360°/VR Filmmaking Guildford, UK -- February 08, 2017-- Mocha VR brings high-end visual effects and post-production workflows to 360°/VR filmmaking. Based on Imagineer's Academy Award-winning planar tracking algorithm, Mocha VR is also the first plug-in to bring native 360° optimized planar tracking, masking, object removal, and horizon stabilization tools to host applications Adobe® Premiere Pro® CC, Adobe® After Effects® CC, Avid Media Composer®, The Foundry's NUKE, and Blackmagic Design Fusion. 'Emerging 360°/VR content creators want to produce Hollywood style visuals and use high-end finishing techniques to make their 360° videos more impactful,' says Ross Shain, chief marketing officer. 'However, the equirectangular format brings technical challenges to the artists tasked with delivering high quality deliverables. Mocha VR introduces an efficient, time-saving post-stitch workflow for editors, compositors, and finishing artists. We are excited that Mocha's famous planar tracking can now be used to fix many problems associated with 360° post, such as removing cameras and stabilizing aerial footage.' ...Read More »
AlphaDogs Navigates The Perils Of The Criminal Justice System With "Trouble Man" Burbank, CA -- February 07, 2017-- Sometimes doing what's right is in the shaded gray ...Read More »
Fusion Studio used to Create Visual Effects for New ITV Drama Series The Halcyon Fremont, CA -- February 02, 2017-- Blackmagic Design today announced that London-based effects studio Lexhag deployed Fusion Studio on ITV's "The Halcyon," using the comprehensive VFX suite from Blackmagic Design to help plan and produce subtle, believable visual effects for the wartime drama series. ...Read More »
DJI World - One With Gravity First DJI production featuring aerials shot on Inspire 2 ...Read More »
Gnomon Announces Star-Studded Speaker Line-Up For Gnomon Live Australia 2017 -- February 01, 2017--

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Gnomon Announces Star-Studded Speaker Line-Up For Gnomon Live Australia 2017 -- February 01, 2017--

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