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LMU School of Film and Television Celebrates Lifetime Gift of $13 million from The Walter Lantz Foundation California, -- September 22, 2016--
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, LMU School of Film and Television, one of the top-ranked film programs in the nation, celebrated a lifetime of giving, totaling $13 million, from The Walter Lantz Foundation. The total donation is comprised of a recent gift to the anim..... ...Read More »
Agoraphobic AlphaDogs Enter Zen Zone With New Spa Services -- September 21, 2016-- A hilarious new sitcom web series created by Schuyler Helford that's sure to keep audiences laughing ...Read More »
Emmy-Nominated VFX Producer Sean Tompkins Joins FuseFX Los Angeles -- September 19, 2016-- In a further strengthening of its Los Angeles production staff, FuseFX has added three veteran visual effects producers. They include Sean Tompkins, a two-time Emmy nominee who previously served as Associate Head of Production at Zoic Studios. ...Read More »
Cut+Run Opens Additional Los Angeles Location At Newly Launched Playa Studios -- September 19, 2016-- Cut+Run LA is excited to announce the opening of its additional postproduction space within Playa Studios. ...Read More »
Blackmagic Design Announces Public Beta 2 of New Software for URSA Mini Fremont, CA -- September 15, 2016-- Blackmagic Design today announced the availability of Blackmagic Camera 4.0 Public Beta 2. This second public beta features new support for image stabilization on EF lenses, better lens control, improved focus assist and more. Blackmagic Camera 4.0 Public Beta 2 is available for download free of charge from the Blackmagic Design website for all Blackmagic URSA Mini customers. ...Read More »
San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino Joins Forces With Paul Stanley And Gene Simmons Of KISS To Open Rock & Brews® California, -- September 14, 2016--
SAN MANUEL INDIAN NATION, Calif., Sept. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  As part of its commitment to "All Thrill," San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino have partnered with legendary Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons of KISS, famed restauranteur..... ...Read More »
Blackmagic Design Announces Fusion 8.2 is Now Shipping Fremont, CA -- September 13, 2016-- Blackmagic Design today announced that the final release of Fusion 8.2, its visual effects and motion graphics software, is now available for download from the Blackmagic Design website. Fusion 8.2 and Fusion 8.2 Studio are available on Mac, Windows and now, for the first time ever, on Linux. ...Read More »
SMPTE Centennial Gala Marks Culmination of Events Recognizing a Century of Innovation and Leadership California,New York, -- September 12, 2016--
LOS ANGELES and WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the organization whose standards work has supported a century of technological advances in entertainment technology, is hosting its ..... ...Read More »
Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 12.5.2 Update Now Available IBC 2016, Amsterdam, Netherlands -- September 09, 2016-- Blackmagic Design today announced a new DaVinci Resolve 12.5.2 update for its professional editing and color correction software. DaVinci Resolve 12.5.2 features support for additional URSA Mini camera metadata, color space tags on QuickTime export, Fusion Connect for Linux, advanced filtering options and more. DaVinci Resolve 12.5.2 update is available now for both DaVinci Resolve and DaVinci Resolve Studio customers, and can be downloaded free of charge from the Blackmagic Design website. ...Read More »
Blackmagic Design Announces new DeckLink Mini 4K models IBC 2016, Amsterdam, Netherlands -- September 09, 2016-- Blackmagic Design today announced new DeckLink Mini Monitor 4K and DeckLink Mini Recorder 4K PCIe capture cards that include all the powerful features of the HD models but include new Ultra HD and HDR (high dynamic range) features. ...Read More »
Global Clients Adopt IBM Aspera Hybrid Cloud Service for Large Media Transfer Netherlands, -- September 09, 2016--
AMSTERDAM, Sept. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- IBC Hall 7 Stand #G20 9 Sept, 2016: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced continued adoption of the company's Aspera Files hybrid cloud-based content sharing service and enhancements to the platform that are e..... ...Read More »
Boris FX and GenArts Announce Significant Merger of Industry-Leading Visual Effects Software Companies Boston, MA, USA -- September 09, 2016-- Boris FX ?˘, the leader in integrated VFX and workflow solutions for video and film, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire GenArts Inc., developers of premium special effects plug-ins. GenArts ?? renowned flagship product, Sapphire ?˘, is a gold standard for high-end visual effects creation at leading film studios and broadcast facilities around the world. ...Read More »
Noitom Takes Its Perception Neuron Motion Capture System to IBC 2016 -- September 09, 2016--

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NITROUS Finds Success as Archion's EditStor Omni Helps Empower Top NYC-Based Production and Post Production House Los Angeles, CA -- September 07, 2016-- Archion Technologies, a world leader in high performance shared media storage, has announced that its EditStor Omni has successfully enhanced the workflow and media opportunities being utilized by NITROUS Ltd, a leading, New York City-based Production, Original Content and Post Production company. ...Read More »
Pixel Film Studios Development Team Released ProTV for Final Cut Pro X -- September 08, 2016--

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SIGMA ANNOUNCES NEW CINE LENSES Amsterdam, The Netherlands -- September 07, 2016-- The SIGMA CORPORATION is pleased to announce that it will enter into the cinema lens market with the release of its SIGMA CINE LENSES, designed specifically for cinematography. ...Read More »
SMPTE Elevates 16 Motion-Imaging Technology Industry Leaders to Fellow Status WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- August 29, 2016-- The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers(R) (SMPTE(R)), the organization whose standards work has supported a century of technological advances in entertainment technology, today announced that this year -- the Society's centennial year -- it will elevate 16 industry leaders to the status of SMPTE Fellow. This honor is conferred on individuals who have, through their proficiency and contributions to the industry, attained an outstanding rank among members of the Society. ...Read More »
O2 Filmes Creates Rio Olympic Games Ceremony Videos with DaVinci Resolve and Fusion Studio Fremont, CA -- August 23, 2016-- Blackmagic Design today announced that some of the ceremony videos, including the opening ceremony video for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, were created by Brazilian based O2 Filmes using DaVinci Resolve 12.5 Studio for editing and color grading, as well as Fusion 8 Studio for visual effects. ...Read More »
The Jim Henson Company Hosts, "Puppets For Puppetry" Fundraiser to Honor The Esteemed Puppeteer Dave Goelz on September 24, 2016 California,Georgia, -- August 23, 2016--
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jim Henson Company is hosting "Puppets for Puppetry," a fundraiser for The Center for Puppetry Arts honoring the esteemed puppeteer Dave Goelz, best known to fans around the world as the performer of iconic puppet characters like The Great Gon..... ...Read More »
Weta Digital Leads the Industry with arrowX WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND -- August 22, 2016-- When the team at Weta Digital, the groundbreaking visual effects company, needed to add to its tripod fleet, they turned to the new arrowX 5 Fluid Head on the Sprinter II 2-Stage Carbon Fibre Tripod System from Miller Camera Support Equipment, a leader in the production of innovating camera support solutions. Weta Digital will be among the first high-profile users of the recently-released arrowX series. ...Read More »
SMPTE Announces 2016 Honors & Awards Recipients LOS ANGELES -- August 16, 2016-- The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers(R) (SMPTE(R)), a worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today revealed the outstanding individuals who will be recognized with 2016 Honors & Awards as part of the weeklong SMPTE 2016 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2016) in Hollywood, California. ...Read More »
The Arc/k Project Seeks to Preserve the Past while Fueling Hollywood Magic Los Angeles -- August 18, 2016-- The Arc/k Project, a new nonprofit focused on digital preservation, has developed a unique plan for creating 3-dimensional records of the world's most endangered cultural assets while providing Hollywood filmmakers with a new and better way to incorporate exotic locations and artifacts into their productions. ...Read More »
Carl Moore Joins Roundabout Entertainment as Senior Producer for Features Burbank, Calif. -- August 17, 2016-- Roundabout Entertainment has appointed post-production veteran Carl Moore as Senior Producer for feature film services. Moore, who has helped guide more than 50 films through finishing, will work with clients in planning for post, and will manage projects through final editorial, color grading and delivery. Moore formerly served as a Digital Intermediate Producer at Modern VideoFilm, where his credits included The Young Messiah, Self/less and Veronica Mars. ...Read More »
SMPTE Announces 2016 Honors & Awards Recipients -- August 17, 2016--

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Blackmagic Design Announces Public Beta of New Operating System and User Interface for URSA Mini Fremont, CA -- August 16, 2016-- Blackmagic Design today announced the availability of Blackmagic Camera 4.0 Public Beta. This public beta lets customers install and test Blackmagic's major new camera operating system and user interface for URSA Mini. Blackmagic Camera 4.0 Public Beta is available for download free of charge from the Blackmagic Design website for all Blackmagic URSA Mini customers. ...Read More »
HPA Tech Retreat UK Makes Auspicious Debut London, UK -- August 14, 2016-- The HPA Tech Retreat, a pivotal gathering of those supporting the creation, management and dissemination of content for the dynamic landscape of distribution environments, made its global debut in the UK last month, 13 - 14 July at Heythrop Park Resort, Oxfordshire. The HPA Tech Retreat is produced by the Hollywood Professional Association and was presented in the UK in association with Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE). ...Read More »
Uncharted Territory Shoots Independence Day: Resurgence VFX Plates with URSA Mini 4.6K Fremont, CA -- August 10, 2016-- Blackmagic Design announced today that production company Uncharted Territory used an URSA Mini 4.6K EF to capture visual effects (VFX) plates for the film "Independence Day: Resurgence." ...Read More »
Timber Reaches New Heights With T-Mobile's Latest Spot "Momentum" -- August 08, 2016-- Timber Creative Directors/Partners Jonah Hall and Kevin Lau led their amazing team of design, animation and VFX artists for T-Mobile's latest spot "Momentum." Directed by Tool of North America's Marc Forster, the black, white and (T-Mobile's trademarked) magenta visuals take you from skylines to coastlines, from the country to the city. The spot broke during the Opening Ceremonies of the Olympics 2016 in Rio on Friday. ...Read More »
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