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What The Walking Dead and Cats Have in Common on Super Bowl Sunday -- January 30, 2015--

Thousand Oaks, California (PRWEB) January 30, 2015 Nonprofit spay neuter organization Lucy Pet Foundation recruited visual effects wizard Sam Nicholson from The Walking Dead to direct a technologically groundbreak... ...Read More »

Chainsaw Adds Flame Artist/Online Editor Jim Eberle Los Angeles -- January 28, 2015-- Veteran Flame artist and on-line editor Jim Eberle has joined Chainsaw, a division of The SIM Group, as part of its growing team focused on post-production services for scripted television. Eberle, whose first assignment will be as finishing editor for the fifth season of HBO's Game of Thrones, brings more than 30 years of experience spanning feature films, episodic television, feature film marketing and other media. ...Read More »
The SIM Group to Hold Annual Technology Showcase January 29th in Toronto Toronto -- January 27, 2015-- The SIM Group will host leading manufacturers of cameras, lenses, lighting, post production gear and workflow systems at the 10th Annual SIM Technology Showcase slated for January 29th in Toronto. The popular event provides members of the production and post-production communities with a unique opportunity to examine innovative new products, witness leading edge technology demonstrations and find out from the experts how these new tools and workflows can benefit their businesses. ...Read More »
Full Service VFX & Design Company Artemple-Hollywood Celebrates One Year Anniversary with New Projects and New Executive; Culver City, CA -- January 27, 2015-- Artemple-Hollywood, a high-end, full-service Visual Effects and Design company specializing in the art of seamless and ?invisible? visual effects work for feature films, television, commercials, themed entertainment, special venue projects, and original content creation, is marking its one year anniversary having produced visual effects work for one of last year?s most successful films, is currently producing visual effects for an upcoming studio feature, is commencing work on new projects, and has hired a noted industry executive. ...Read More »
Brewster Parsons' VFX Team "Breaks The Circle' For Lexus & Team One -- January 26, 2015-- Brewster Parsons, the award-winning visual effects, CG & design studio, has completed VFX for a new Lexus commercial, which literally runs circles around its competition. Created by Team One for Lexus, and helmed by the Sweet Shop?s Iain Mackenzie, the racy new spot entitled ?Break the Circle? showcases the power of the Lexus GS sedan and its ?Pursuit of Perfection.? ...Read More »
A New FCPX Plugin was Announced Today, Prosnow 5K from Pixel Film Studios -- January 24, 2015--

Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) January 24, 2015 Pixel Film Studios, a leader of Final Cut Pro X plugins and themes, announced the release of a new composite footage pack entitled Prosnow 5K. "Prosnow ... ...Read More »

Sundance Film "Being Evel" Completed Using Blackmagic Cameras, Teranex and DaVinci Resolve Fremont, CA -- January 23, 2015-- Blackmagic Design today announced that the film "Being Evel" was shot using Blackmagic Cinema Cameras, and post production was completed using Teranex 2D Processors and DaVinci Resolve. Co created by "Jackass" star Johnny Knoxville, along with director, co creator and Oscar winner Daniel Junge, the documentary will make its world premier at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. ...Read More »
SMPTE Announces 2015 Directors and New Appointments to the Board of Governors WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- -- January 20, 2015-- The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers(R) (SMPTE(R)), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that the SMPTE Board of Governors has named the Society's 2015 directors and has appointed new officers and governors to fill vacant positions. ...Read More »
QC Giant My Eye Media Implements Archimedia Atlas 4K/UHD Professional Media Player to View IMF 4K Packages DELRAY BEACH, Fla. -- -- January 20, 2015-- Archimedia Technology, a company whose equipment and applications bring precise multiformat viewing to the professional's desktop, TV, UHDTV, and infrastructure, announced that Hollywood quality control (QC) powerhouse My Eye Media has installed the Archimedia Atlas 4K/UHD professional media player for QC of theatrical releases and TV material created by the major studios. My Eye Media clients include Paramount Pictures, Netflix, 20th Century Fox, CBS, Disney, NBCUniversal, and Anchor Bay Entertainment. ...Read More »
NanoTech Adds 11 New 4K Films to the UltraFlix All-4K Streaming Network California, -- January 22, 2015--
SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NanoTech Entertainment (OTCPINK: NTEK), a pioneer in bringing the 4K Ultra HD experience to consumers, announced today a global licensing agreement with ...Read More »
Hula Post Production Outfits the Editorial Team for Universal Pictures' "Dracula Untold" Los Angeles -- January 21, 2015-- Hula Post Production provided editorial systems and support for Dracula Untold, Universal Pictures' new action film now in international release. ...Read More »
Technicolor-PostWorks Prepares Films for Sundance New York City -- January 21, 2015-- Technicolor-PostWorks New York provided post-production services for several films making their world premieres at this year's Sundance Film Festival. Technicolor-PostWorks is a Preferred Technical Vendor to The Sundance Film Festival. The festival is slated for January 22nd through February 1st in Park City, Utah. ...Read More »
SMPTE® Announces 2015 Directors and New Appointments to the Board of Governors -- January 21, 2015--

White Plains, NY (PRWEB) January 21, 2015 The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, e... ...Read More »

SONIFI Appoints Media And Technology Veteran, Ahmad Ouri, As CEO California, -- January 20, 2015--
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SONIFI Solutions, the leader in comprehensive, innovative, flexible and dependable digital engagement and technology solutions for the hospitality and healthcare industries, today announced that it has named media and..... ...Read More »
Terrence Howard to Mindy Kaling, "How To Get Away With Murder" to "Girls," SCAD's 2015 aTVfest offers powerful cross-section of premier television Georgia, -- January 16, 2015--
ATLANTA, Jan. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) announced today its lineup for the third annual aTVfest, drawing in the global talents of producers, directors, writers and actors to SCAD venues in..... ...Read More »
Brewster Parsons Helps King's Hawaiian Catch A Theif -- January 15, 2015-- Brewster Parsons, the award-winning visual effects, CG & design studio, recently partnered with Levit & Associates for a new King?s Hawaiian commercial which debuted during the People?s Choice and Golden Globe Awards. ...Read More »
Company 3 Uses DaVinci Resolve to Grade Ridley Scott's 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' Fremont, CA -- January 15, 2015-- Blackmagic Design today announced that DaVinci Resolve was used at Deluxe Creative Services' Company 3 by colorist Stephen Nakamura to grade 20th Century Fox's epic adventure "Exodus: Gods and Kings." ...Read More »
President, Vice President of the United States Visit Techmer PM, Announce Manufacturing Innovation Hub Tennessee, -- January 09, 2015--
CLINTON, Tenn., Jan. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Today U.S. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden visited the Clinton, Tenn.-based Techmer PM, LLC, manufacturing site. After touring a portion of the facility, the President made a major announcement a..... ...Read More »
Muse VFX Installs Fusion 7 Studio in Its Hollywood Pipeline Fremont, CA -- January 07, 2015-- Blackmagic Design today announced that Muse VFX has expanded its Fusion pipeline to include Fusion 7 Studio. Fusion 7 Studio will be used for VFX on all of Muse VFX's projects, including CBS's "NCIS" and "NCIS: New Orleans," as well as MTV's "Teen Wolf" hit television shows. ...Read More »
3D Industry Leader Legend3D Awarded Four Feature Film Conversions Through Summer 2016 California, -- January 07, 2015--
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Legend3D, Inc., a market-leading 3D visual effects and conversion company, has been formally awarded four major tentpole conversions from multiple studios, booking feature conversion and 3D VFX work out thro..... ...Read More »
Brewster Parsons Takes On "Brave Frontier" For Gumi & Ignited -- January 06, 2015-- Brewster Parsons, the award-winning visual effects, CG & design studio, launched a new 30-second commercial for gumi Inc.?s hit mobile role-playing game (RPG) ?Brave Frontier.? Collaborating closely with both ad agency Ignited in Los Angeles and client gumi Inc. in Tokyo, Japan, the team at Brewster Parsons stretched creatively to design a unique ?Western Anime? look for the new project. ...Read More »
Shade VFX Signs Visual Effects Producer Camille Geier as Executive Producer New York, NY -- January 06, 2015-- Bryan Godwin, CEO shade VFX, announced today that visual effects producer Camille Geier has joined shade VFX as Executive Producer in the New York studio as of January 5th. An ILM alum, Geier has resided in New York for the past 10 years and will oversee shade's feature and television New York slate including work on Marvel's Netflix series - Daredevil. To accommodate the company's growth, shade has expanded into a new 5000 square foot location housing over 25 artists with the ability to project up. ...Read More »
VFX Supervisor Jon Massey Joins FuseFX Burbank, Calif. -- January 06, 2015-- Visual Effects Supervisor Jon Massey, a 2-time Emmy nominee whose credits include the HBO vampire drama True Blood, has joined FuseFX. In his first project with the studio, Massey is serving as VFX Supervisor for Turn, the Revolutionary War series now in its second season on AMC. With more than 10 years of experience as a visual effects supervisor and producer, Massey brings expertise in pre-production visual effects design and planning, on-set visual effects supervision and visual effects production. ...Read More »
"Game of Thrones" Colorist Joe Finley Joins Chainsaw Los Angeles -- January 05, 2015-- Award-winning colorist Joe Finley, whose credits include the HBO series Game of Thrones, has joined Chainsaw, a division of The SIM Group. A veteran with more than 20 years of experience in features and episodic television, Finley will work out of a DI theater at Chainsaw's Hollywood facility, newly equipped with a state-of-the-art Da Vinci Resolve grading system. He is currently grading the fifth season of Game of Thrones. ...Read More »
Meijer Gardens Celebrates 20th Year With Spectacular 2015 Calendar Of Events -- January 05, 2015--

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., (PRWEB) January 05, 2015 Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, one of worlds most comprehensive sculpture and botanic experiences, presents its 2015 calendar of events. Celebrating its... ...Read More »

Hollywood Film Companies Bring Cultural Innovation and Industry Expertise to Dachang Film and Media Industrial Park China,United States of America,California, -- December 29, 2014--
GU AN, China, Dec. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Fortune Land Development Co., Ltd. (CFLD) today held a press conference and signing ceremony to officially unveil two Hollywood partners at the Dachang Film and Media Industrial Park. CFLD signed strategic coopera..... ...Read More »
Announcing a new ProFire 5k plugin from Pixel Film Studios for Final Cut Pro X Professionals -- December 25, 2014--

Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) December 25, 2014 Plugin creators from Pixel Film Studios have announced the release of ProFire 5k. A fully customizable business presentation tool made specifically for relnof... ...Read More »

AlphaDogs Blasts Off In Search Of Life On Mars -- December 18, 2014-- New facts and findings will be unveiled with the results of Mars Curiosity rover?s first two years of explorations ...Read More »
Boris FX to Acquire Imagineer Systems to Form Visual Effects Developer Powerhouse -- December 17, 2014--

Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 17, 2014 relnofollow onclicklinkClick(this.) relnofollow>Boris FX, the expert in integr... ...Read More »

Bazillion Pictures Re-Launches: The Kansas City-Based 3D Animation/VFX Boutique Restructures and Expands Its Reach Kansas City, MI -- December 16, 2014-- Jeff Beith, owner and creative director of Bazillion Pictures, restructures his award-winning 3D animation and visual FX studio as it embarks on a pro-active campaign to introduce its creative services to a broader range of regional and national markets. The reorganization of the expanded facility incorporates improved workflow, as well as a fully integrated complement of services that includes in-house compositing, editing, color correction, finishing, interactive development, and audio capabilities. ...Read More »
Athena Studios Signs Nate Hopper as Co-Producer of Upcoming Stop Motion Animation Project "Auntie Claus;" Emeryville, CA -- December 16, 2014-- Just in time for the 2014 Christmas holiday, Athena Studios, an Emeryville, CA-based studio specializing in animation for film and multimedia clients, has signed Nate Hopper as Co-Producer of the company?s original, currently in development, stop-motion animation feature film project ?Auntie Claus.? ...Read More »
Rodeo FX Opens Office in Los Angeles Los Angeles, Calif. -- December 15, 2014-- Rodeo FX, which has contributed visual effects to over 70 films and recently won an Emmy Award for its work on Game of Thrones, has opened an office in Venice, CA. The Montreal facility has signed on the Hatch FX team, renowned matte painter, Deak Ferrand, and long-time executive producer, Cheryl Bainum, to lead the Rodeo FX Los Angeles team. The new office offers Hollywood studios and creatives direct access to all Rodeo FX services. ...Read More »
Video Postproduction Services in Australia Industry Market Research Report Now Updated by IBISWorld -- December 13, 2014--

Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) December 14, 2014 For the majority of the past five years, weak downstream demand from feature film producers, TV program producers and commercial producers has negatively affected ope... ...Read More »

Jinling Calligraphy and Painting Exhibition in NASDAQ Building Nanjing-- CHINA -- December 11, 2014-- NANJING, China, Dec. 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Time Square in New York, known as the crossroads of the world, witnessed a Chinese calligraphy and painting exhibition on December 8th. Famous Chinese calligraphers such as Sun Xiaoyun, Li Xiao, Liu Hongyou and Ma Zikai respectively wrote Hello Future in different Chinese styles of calligraphy (regular script, cursive script, official... ...Read More »
Magisto Launches New Premium Editing Themes to 50 Million Users New York, -- December 10, 2014--
NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Magisto, the cloud-based mobile video platform, announcedtodaythe launch of three new premium themes, "Happy Birthday!", "Baby Steps" and "Wedding Bliss." The company has been carefully analyzing data from its rapidly expanding user base to better understand the kinds of stories ..... ...Read More »
Team5 Debuts SHOTOVER Hydra, Six Camera, Gyrostabilized System for the Motion Picture Visual Effects Industry California, -- December 10, 2014--
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Team5, a full service aerial production and rental company for the motion picture and advertising industries, announced today the debut of the SHOTOVER Hydra, an advanced, gyrostabilized imaging platform designed for the visual effects industry. Developed in partnership with SHOTOV..... ...Read More »

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