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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 »
AJA Io 4K Supports 4K Playback for "Gone Girl" VFX Review Grass Valley, CA -- October 13, 2014-- AJA Video Systems' Io 4K device for professional video and audio I/O was used to facilitate 4K playback for VFX review on director David Fincher's "Gone Girl," from 20th Century Fox and New Regency. Based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Gillian Flynn, "Gone Girl" stars Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, and Tyler Perry and was released by 20th Century Fox on October 3rd. ...Read More »
Arsenal FX Provides Dramatic Snow, Ice and Wintry VFX for New National Lexus Spot Through Team One: -- October 08, 2014-- Arsenal FX, a leading visual effects post production studio specializing in high end commercial finishing, has produced dramatic, weather-driven visual effects for a new national, 30-sec Lexus spot entitled ?The Point of All-Weather Drive.? ...Read More »
Passion Turns to PipelineFX for Big Ad Campaigns -- October 07, 2014--

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 When youre responsible for Nikes visual message to World Cup fans, the pressure is intense. Not ready in time? Then Nike just missed their shot. For relnofollow ... ...Read More »

nWave to Unveil New 4D Attraction Film "Knights Quest" at Orlando IAAPA Attractions Expo in November -- October 07, 2014--

Brussels (Belgium) and Sheffield (United Kingdom) (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 nWave Pictures Distribution is pleased to announce the premiere of its newest 4D/3D attraction film Knights Quest 4D at the IAAPA Attracti... ...Read More »

Athena Studios Names Vince De Quattro Executive in Charge of Production; Emeryville, CA -- October 06, 2014-- Athena Studios, an Emeryville, CA-based company specializing in animation for film and multimedia clients, has named Vince De Quattro as the company?s new Executive in Charge of Production. The announcement was made today by Jon V. Peters, Founder of Athena Studios. ...Read More »
Jaguar Launches Next Wave Of Brand Offensive With "British Intelligence" Campaign Featuring Actor Nicholas Hoult New Jersey, -- October 06, 2014-- MAHWAH, N.J., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jaguar today debuts its "British Intelligence" global marketing campaign, led by a new cinematic ...Read More »
The Hollywood Post Alliance Opens Ticket Sales for the 2014 HPA Awards Gala Los Angeles, CA -- October 03, 2014-- The Hollywood Post Alliance(r) has announced that ticket sales are now open for the 9th Annual HPA Awards Show, set for November 6th, 2014. ...Read More »
Sony Pictures Post Teams Tackle "The Equalizer" CULVER CITY, Calif. -- October 02, 2014-- Post production work for The Equalizer the new thriller from Director Antoine Fuqua and Columbia Pictures, was completed on the Sony Pictures lot in Culver City, California. ...Read More »
Exceptional Minds Digital Arts School for Young Adults with Autism Involved in the "Definitive Industry Bible for Visual Effects" California, -- October 02, 2014-- SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The newly published handbook created by the prestigious Visual Effects Society (VES) and described as the "definitive industry Bible for VFX" was co-edited by Susan Zwerman, an award-winning visual effects (VFX) producer who helped start Exceptional..... ...Read More »
Canal+ Enhances Live Broadcast Coverage of Rallye de France-Alsace With Trimaran GeoRacing System LEVALLOIS-PERRET, France -- October 01, 2014-- Leveraging GPS Data, Trimaran's GeoRacing Virtual Timing System Enables Broadcasters to Track and Visualize Outdoor Sporting Events in Real Time, Optimizing the TV Viewer Experience ...Read More »
The All-Star Comedy Voice Cast Of "Angry Birds" Is Revealed By One Billion Sling Shots: Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Danny Mcbride, Bill Hader, Maya Rudolph, And Peter Dinklage Finland,California, -- October 01, 2014-- ESPOO, Finland and CULVER CITY, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Over the past 48 hours, fans of Angry Birds have discovered a reveal within the game: by slinging one billion birds, fans had the chance to unlock the voice cast and get a sneak peek at the new look of the characters of the Angry..... ...Read More »
Codex Launches to International Space Station on SpaceX Rocket London, UK -- October 01, 2014-- A 4K Codex recording system has been launched into space for a forthcoming IMAX production, and will orbit the Earth for the next twelve months. ...Read More »
AlphaDogs Celebrates The Lives Of Cultural Icons Timothy Leary & Ram Dass Burbank, CA -- September 30, 2014-- Nineteen years in the making and narrated by Robert Redford with interviews spanning over 50 years, audiences are taken on an entertaining journey that celebrates the lives of two controversial complex characters ...Read More »
PSAV Expands Presence in Canada -- September 30, 2014--

Schaumburg, IL (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Due to the continued demand for audiovisual services in the Canadian hotel and conference center market, PSAV® recently opened a new 5,000 square foot branch office a... ...Read More »

Netflix Announces First Original Movie, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend To Premiere Simultaneously On Netflix And In Select Global IMAX Theaters California,New York, -- September 30, 2014-- Michelle Yeoh and Donnie Yen star under the direction of Yuen Wo-Ping in the Sequel to the Academy Award-winning 2000 film ...Read More »
RR Donnelley Honored With Numerous Awards in the 2014 Gold Ink Competition Chicago-- US -- September 30, 2014-- CHICAGO, Sept. 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company (Nasdaq:RRD) announced today that it was recognized with 41 awards in the 2014 Gold Ink Award competition, one of the print industry's most prestigious competitions. This year's Gold Ink Award winners were selected from approximately 1,000 entries submitted in nearly 50 different categories. ... ...Read More »
Atomic Fiction Opens New Studio in Montreal Montreal, Canada -- September 25, 2014-- Atomic Fiction, an award-winning visual effects studio, has announced the opening of a new flagship facility in Montreal. The first project at the Montreal office is "The Walk," a feature film based on the story of French high-wire artist Philippe Petit, co-produced, co-written and directed by Robert Zemeckis ("Back to the Future" I, II & III, "Forest Gump," "Flight"). ...Read More »
Red Bull Media House To Open "On Any Sunday, The Next Chapter" Feature Film Documentary In Theaters Nationwide On November 7th California, -- September 25, 2014-- SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Red Bull Media House in association with Freeride Entertainment announced it will release a new motorcycle documentary "On Any Sunday, The Next Chapter" in theaters nationwide on ...Read More »
Today a new plugin was announced from Pixel Film Studios, ProSmoke 5K for Final Cut Pro X -- September 25, 2014--

Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Plugin and template developers from Pixel Film Studios have announced the ProSmoke 5K Plugin for relnofollow ...Read More »

Senior Colorist Mark Wilkins Joins Encore Hollywood, CA -- September 24, 2014-- Senior Colorist Mark Wilkins is now a member of the Encore team, working out of the post production and VFX company's Hollywood location. With over 30 years in the industry, Wilkins has color graded many high-profile, award-winning shows including "Two and Half Men," "The Big Bang Theory," "The Simpsons" and "Silicon Valley," among others. ...Read More »
NASA Crashes Helicopter to Test Safety Improvements Virginia, -- September 24, 2014-- HAMPTON, Va., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA researchers will drop a 45-foot-long helicopter fuselage from a height of about 30 feet for the second time in a year all in the name of safety. ...Read More »
ZONZA Is First Digital Asset Management Platform To Integrate Ad Industry's Ad-ID Standard New York,England, -- September 23, 2014-- NEW YORK and LONDON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZONZAa digital asset management and content-distribution platform used by global marketers and jointly owned by Deluxe and Hogarth Worldwidewill integrate Ad-ID, the ad-coding system developed by the American Association of Advertising Agenc..... ...Read More »
Codex Develops Recording And Workflow For New ARRI ALEXA 65 Large Format Camera London, UK -- September 21, 2014-- Codex, the industry leader in RAW recording and workflow, has worked closely with ARRI to create a high-performance, in-built camera recorder plus an on-set and near-set data management system, delivering streamlined camera-to-post workflow for the ALEXA 65 camera ? The Vault Lab 65. ...Read More »
Reel FX Hits 4.5 Million Render Jobs Using PipelineFXs Qube! -- September 18, 2014--

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 The tools that last are the ones that can roll with the punches. For Dallas, TX and Santa Monicas Reel FX, one tool has helped them manage 4.5 million render jobs in the ... ...Read More »

A New Plugin Entitled ProBlue 5k Was Released Today from Pixel Film Studios Exclusively for Final Cut Pro X -- September 17, 2014--

(PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Final Cut Pro X plugin developers have announced a new anamorphic flare plugin entitled ProBlue 5k from Pixel Film Studios. ProBlue 5k is a compilation of anamorphic flares that c... ...Read More »

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