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One Year On from Major Expansion, Sixteen19 Continues to Lead the Way New York -- November 29, 2016-- Sixteen19, a growing powerhouse on the post-production scene, marked one year at its new headquarters in Chelsea with the launch of its second 4K DI finishing theater. ...Read More »
Hypertec and RackTop Partner to Deliver a Secure Accelerated Data Workflow Integration Solution for Media and Entertainment Companies Maryland, -- November 29, 2016--
FULTON, Md., Nov. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hypertec Systems and RackTop Systems today announced a strategic partnership launching a new workflow integration system that simplifies, accelerates and secures media and entertainment companies' creative workflow. ...Read More »
Kitware and Intel® Further Maximize Rendering Efficiency -- November 23, 2016--

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VFX Supervisors Dan Levitan and Sam Edwards Join FuseFX Los Angeles -- November 21, 2016-- FuseFX has added two highly experienced visual effects supervisors to its creative team in Los Angeles. Dan Levitan brings more than 80 credits as a supervisor and artist on motion picture and television projects spanning two decades. At FuseFX, he is VFX Supervisor for the CBS crime drama Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, in addition to co-Supervising the ABC drama Notorious. ...Read More »
Archion's Ultra High Performance EditStor Omni Media Storage Certified for Blackmagic Design's DaVinci Resolve: Los Angeles, CA -- November 15, 2016-- Archion Technologies, a world leader in intelligent, high performance shared storage solutions for media workflows, has announced that its powerful Omni and Omni Hybrid NAS systems - designed for 4K workflows in post-production, finishing, graphics, visual effects, and other types of video media - have been certified for use with Blackmagic Design's DaVinci Resolve and DaVinci Resolve Studio. ...Read More »
NFTS Selects Blackmagic Design Live Production Workflow for Sports Production Course Fremont, CA -- November 15, 2016-- Blackmagic Design today announced its broadcast infrastructure products are being used by the National Film and Television School's (NFTS) as part of a new diploma in Sports Production. ...Read More »
Chaos Group Partners with AEC Presentation Start-up CL3VER; Makes 2M Investment -- November 15, 2016--

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NFTS Selects Blackmagic Design Live Production Workflow for Sports Production Course Fremont, CA -- November 15, 2016-- Blackmagic Design today announced its broadcast infrastructure products is being used by the National Film and Television School's (NFTS) as part of a new diploma in Sports Production. ...Read More »
d3 Media Servers Deliver Dynamic 3D Video Mapping for Panattoni Europe Gala London -- November 11, 2016-- Poland-based industrial space developer Panattoni Europe celebrated the end of its business year with a gala at the Tor Sluzewiec racetrack, which featured innovative 3D video mapping by VES.  A d3 rental partner, VES used d3 media servers to transform the interior of the Warsaw racetrack into an immersive steampunk environment. ...Read More »
More Than a Dozen Series Return for More VFX from FuseFX Los Angeles -- November 09, 2016-- FuseFX continues to create visual effects for some of the most popular shows on television including 14 series returning to the company for the current season. They include American Horror Story, for which FuseFX won a 2015 Emmy Award. Work on the series is distributed among production facilities in Los Angeles, New York and Vancouver. ...Read More »
AlphaDogs Helpt To Life The Stigma Of Mental Illness In AFI Thesis Film Still Devout Burbank, CA -- November 08, 2016-- Perez based the story on personal experiences within her own family ...Read More »
SMPTE 2016 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition Celebrates Industry's Past, Present, and Future in Style -- November 09, 2016--

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Cognition Delivers "Marauders" in ACES Hollywood -- November 07, 2016-- Marauders, a tense, noir-ish thriller released by Lionsgate Premiere and director Steven C. Miller, recently became the first feature finished in Cognition's new 4K digital intermediate theater. Senior colorist Mike Eaves collaborated with Miller and award-winning cinematographer Brandon Cox to finalize the look of the film with editorial and color grading completed on an SGO Mistika platform using an ACES workflow. ...Read More »
46 of the Biggest Fall TV Shows Created Using Blackmagic Design Cameras and Software Fremont, CA -- November 04, 2016-- Blackmagic Design today announced that several Blackmagic Design products, including digital film cameras, Fusion Studio visual effects and motion graphics software and DaVinci Resolve Studio color corrector and editor, are being used for production and post production work on some of the most anticipated shows in this year's fall television lineup. ...Read More »
JMR Announces General Availability of Mac Mini® RAID Desktop and Rackmount Work Stations -- November 03, 2016--

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FuseFX Appoints Randall Rosa and Wendy Lanning to Lead Vancouver Team Vancouver, British Columbia -- October 31, 2016-- FuseFX today announces the appointments of visual effects industry veterans Randall Rosa and Wendy Lanning to head its production facility in Vancouver. Rosa will lead the creative team as Head of Production/Senior VFX Supervisor. He brings more than 20 years of experience in senior creative and management roles, including posts with Stan Winston Digital and Digital Domain. Lanning arrives as Executive Producer and will oversee client relations, business development and strategic planning. ...Read More »
Winners of the Second Annual SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival Announced LOS ANGELES -- October 28, 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, and the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA(R)), the organization serving the professional media creation and finishing community, have announced the winners of the second annual SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival. ...Read More »
Current Music Scores KNUCKLEBONES', A Classic Horror Feature Film, Now Available on Netflix, DVD, Amazon and iTunes. -- October 28, 2016--

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Red Giant Embarks on Game Changing Technology Partnership with wrnch Portland, OR -- October 26, 2016-- Red Giant's Magic Bullet Denoiser III now built on wrnch computer vision technology. Complete overhaul delivers more video denoising power than ever before. ...Read More »
Quantum Corporation Reports Fiscal Second Quarter 2017 Results California, -- October 26, 2016--
SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) today reported results for the fiscal second quarter 2017 ended Sept. 30, 2016 (all comparisons are relative to the fiscal second quarter 2016 unless otherwise stated)1: ...Read More »
FuseFX Adds Veteran VFX Supervisor John Heller Los Angeles -- October 24, 2016-- John Heller, a highly accomplished visual effects supervisor whose credits include such films as Big Miracle, Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief and The Bourne Legacy, has joined the staff of FuseFX. Heller, based at the company's Los Angeles studio, has already contributed to a number of television projects, including the series CSI: Cyber, The Outsiders and Rush Hour. ...Read More »
DAVE School filmmakers nominated for two Regional EMMY® Awards for book trailer of "The Thief of Always" Florida, -- October 21, 2016--
ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Thief of Always," a book trailer short film directed by Matt Killian of The Digital Arts and Visual Effects (DAVE) School, has been nominated for two Suncoast Regional EMMY® Awards and will be featured at the ...Read More »
Cognition Continues Expansion, Debuts 4K DI Theater Hollywood -- October 21, 2016-- Hybrid post-production facility Cognition has completed construction of a 4K digital intermediate theater as part of its ongoing multi-million dollar expansion. Designed for finishing studio and independent features, the theater is among the most technically sophisticated in Southern California with an array of state-of-the-art color grading, editorial, projection and sound features. Several film projects have already come through the new resource, including A Happening of Monumental Proportions and Marauders, both finished in 4K using an ACES workflow. ...Read More »
Sigma Announces Cine High Speed Zoom Lens Pricing and Availability New York, NY -- October 20, 2016-- Sigma Corporation of America announced today that the Cine High Speed Zoom 18-35mm T2 and 50-100mm T2 lenses will begin shipping on December 9, 2016 for a retail price of $3999.00 USD. ...Read More »
Blur Studio Bolsters Technology and Creative Capabilities With New Talent Culver City, CA -- October 18, 2016-- Award-winning animation, visual effects and design company Blur Studio continues to expand with key new hires Eric Maurer, Character Effects Supervisor and Oded Raz, Asset Supervisor. Maurer and Raz will bolster Blur's leadership team, increase the studio's capacity for larger projects, and foster the development of new technology as the company gears up for the next round of feature work by Blur co-founder and "Deadpool" director Tim Miller. ...Read More »
AlphaDogs Rocks A 4K Finish For Cyberpunk Musical Thriller "Danger Diva" Burbank, CA -- October 17, 2016-- Featuring Seattle-based rock band "Thunderpussy" ...Read More »
Experience the Latest in Sigma Lens and Camera Innovations at PhotoPlus Expo 2016 New York, NY -- October 14, 2016-- Sigma Corporation of America, a leading DSLR lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, has announced its participation in the 2016 PDN PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo (PPE), held at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. ...Read More »
Miniac Films Explores New Terrain With "Not Made For Normal" Brand Film for adidas Climaheat -- October 11, 2016-- The new adidas spot "Not Made For Normal" directed by John Christopher Pina is the latest spot in a successful campaign produced in close collaboration between adidas Brand Design and Miniac Films. ...Read More »
PipelineFX Releases New Render Farm Software, Qube! 6.9 -- October 07, 2016--

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GPL Technologies Moves Headquarters to Burbank Burbank, Calif. -- September 30, 2016-- GPL Technologies, a leading supplier of technology and IT support to the entertainment, gaming and advertising industries, has moved its corporate headquarters to a new, freestanding facility on Victory Boulevard in Burbank. The move comes in response to growth in each of the company's four core service areas-managed services, infrastructure solutions, hardware-as-a-service, and technical staffing-and a desire to be closer to its clients, which include visual effects producers, post production facilities, advertising agencies, design studios and others. ...Read More »
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