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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 »

Boris FX Adds ASSIMILATE SCRATCH Support to BCC and RED Product Lines Boston, MA -- September 16, 2014-- Boris FX, the leading developer of integrated VFX and workflow technology for video and film, announces added host support for ASSIMILATE SCRATCH® to its flagship product line, Boris Continuum Complete (BCC), and to Boris RED. The new products were unveiled at IBC 2014 (September 12-16, Amsterdam, NL). ...Read More »
Electrosonic Welcomes Josh Cottrell as System Consultant for the Entertainment Market -- September 16, 2014-- Electrosonic is pleased to announce that Josh Cottrell has joined the company as a System Consultant for Sales. He is based in the company's Burbank office and will focus on Electrosonic's Entertainment business that includes themed environments and attractions. ...Read More »
Insomniac's 4th Annual Electric Daisy Carnival, Orlando Unveils Exciting Lineup and New Production Details California,Florida, -- September 15, 2014-- LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Today Insomniac, the company behind the dance music festival Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) Orlando, announced the names of over 60 artists that will be performing at the 4th annual edition of the festival. EDC Orlando will transform Tinker Fie..... ...Read More »
IBC 2014: Shotgun Software Expanded Engineering Team Is on Fire -- September 15, 2014-- At IBC 2014, Autodesk unveils Flame 2015 visual effects software Extension 2, with included support for Shotgun Software, a cloud-based production tracking, review and asset management platform. Just last month at SIGGRAPH in Vancouver, Shotgun, recently acquired by Autodesk, announced an iPhone Review app, Shotgun Desktop and MARI integration. Since the acquisition earlier this summer, the expanded development team (triple the number of coding engineers) has been on hyper drive. ...Read More »
Blackmagic Design announces acquisition of eyeon Software, Inc. IBC 2014, Amsterdam, Netherlands -- September 12, 2014-- Blackmagic Design today announced its acquisition of eyeon Software, Inc., a leading developer of high end digital compositing, visual effects and motion graphics software for the feature film, commercial, television and broadcast industries. eyeon, headquartered in Toronto, Canada, is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Blackmagic Design. ...Read More »
Blackmagic Design announces PL lens mount models of Blackmagic Production Camera 4K and Blackmagic Cinema Camera IBC 2014, Amsterdam, Netherlands -- September 12, 2014-- Blackmagic Design today announced the immediate availability of two new cinema cameras, the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K PL and Blackmagic Cinema Camera PL. Both cameras now include PL mount models for using professional cinema lenses or even vintage cinema lenses and are now available from $2,295. ...Read More »
Blackmagic Design announces new DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G Capture Card IBC 2014, Amsterdam, Netherlands -- September 12, 2014-- Blackmagic Design today announced DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G, a new Dual Link 12G-SDI capture and playback card that includes an extremely fast 8 lane PCI Express Generation 2 connection to the computer allowing extremely high performance such as dual stream video capture and playback at resolutions up to 2160p60. Dual stream capture and playback at these resolutions allows dual stream 3D as well as simultaneous fill and key capture and playback even when operating at Ultra HD at 60 frames per second. ...Read More »
The Hollywood Post Alliance Announces Nominees for the 2014 HPA Awards Los Angeles, CA -- September 10, 2014-- The Hollywood Post Alliance has announced its nominees for the 2014 HPA Awards, the 9th annual unveiling of these honors. ...Read More »
Nice Shoes Minneapolis Launches with Colorist Oscar Oboza at Volt Studios -- September 10, 2014-- NYC-based Nice Shoes has hired colorist Oscar Oboza to start Nice Shoes Minneapolis out of Volt Studios, expanding on the Remote Services partnership between the two companies to offer on-site color grading. This follows the recent move of Nice Shoes colorist Ron Sudul to launch Nice Shoes Chicago out of Optimus, where Oboza had been a valuable member of the team for the past two years. ...Read More »
BARABOOM! Studios Helps "Cosmos" Previsualize the Wonders of Science Culver City, Calif. -- September 10, 2014-- In a project spanning 9 months, BARABOOM! Studios served as previsualization supplier for Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey, assisting in the design and execution of numerous complex visuals for the groundbreaking National Geographic Channel series, which recently won 4 Emmy Awards. The Los Angeles-based studio contributed to all 13 episodes of the series' first season, as the hub of a virtual production model, creating previsualizations used in planning visual effects, set design, stage and locations shoots, and post production processes. BARABOOM! Studios is one of the industry's leading specialists in previsualization, a service that is gaining increasing use throughout the production cycle to save time and money, and improve creative options. ...Read More »
Codex Action Cam - Shipping, Shooting & On Show at IBC 2014 (11.C71) London, UK -- September 10, 2014-- Having taken the market by storm with its NAB 2014 debut, Codex Action Cam is being used on feature and advertising productions, as well as being innovatively modified and adapted by customers into specialist 2D and 3D stereo shooting packages. ...Read More »
Cinedeck launches breakthrough modular workflow with Cinedeck ZX at IBC 2014 (Hall 7.J07) New York, USA -- September 10, 2014-- Cinedeck will launch Cinedeck ZX, a breakthrough, modular 4K/UHDTV-1/HD/SD platform, that allows users to cost-effectively custom-build fast camera-to-post workflows for a wide range of digital cinema and broadcast applications, at IBC 2014, Amsterdam, 12-16 September (Hall7.J07). ...Read More »
Cinedeck turbo-charges Adobe Premiere Pro CC workflows at IBC 2014 (7.J07) -- September 10, 2014-- Cinedeck record, ingest and transcode platforms deliver a host of cutting-edge features that enable Adobe Premiere Pro CC editorial teams to access files faster and to start editing content while it is being recorded for live, multi-cam broadcast and news operations. ...Read More »
"Schmoolie the Deathwatcher" is in Post Production in Los Angeles California, -- September 08, 2014-- LOS ANGELES, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- After a week of shooting, the dark comedy starring one of Hollywood's most familiar faces is "in the can" and being edited. ...Read More »
ZERO VFX Creates Stunning New Branding Identity and 3D Animated Logo for Escape Artists Productions Boston, MA -- September 04, 2014-- ZERO VFX (www.zerovfx.com) today announced that its creative team has completed a new branding campaign for Escape Artists Productions, an independently financed motion picture and television production company based in Culver City, CA. Escape Artists feature films include Sex Tape, starting Cameron Diaz, which was released this past summer. Sex Tape also features extensive visual effects work from ZERO VFX. ...Read More »
Video Postproduction Services Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld has Been Updated -- September 04, 2014--

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VFX Production Veteran Chris Del Conte Joins Legend3D California, -- September 04, 2014-- CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Legend3D, Inc, an industry-leading 2D to 3D conversion studio, announced that Emmy Award winner, Chris Del Conte, has joined the company as Vice President of Production in their ...Read More »
VFX Production Veteran Chris Del Conte Joins Legend3D California, -- September 04, 2014-- CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Legend3D, Inc, an industry-leading 2D to 3D conversion studio, announced that Emmy Award winner, Chris Del Conte, has joined the company as Vice President of Production in their ...Read More »
Encore Names Andy Gizzarelli VP, Head of Production Hollywood, CA -- September 03, 2014-- Post production and visual effects company Encore has hired Andy Gizzarelli as Vice President, Head of Production for its Los Angeles office. Gizzarelli will oversee Encore Hollywood's team of post production supervisors, in addition to producing shows in-house -- starting with the third season of Netflix's "House of Cards" in 4K. ...Read More »
Technicolor - PostWorks New York Supports Nine Films Screening at the Toronto International Film Festival New York City -- September 03, 2014-- Technicolor - PostWorks New York provided post-production services to nine films screening at this month's Toronto International Film Festival. They include the concert film Roger Waters The Wall, the Martin Scorsese/ David Tedeschi documentary: The New York Review of Books: A 50 Year Argument, and seven narrative films: Ross Katz's Adult Beginners, David Gordon Green's Manglehorn, Theodore Melfi's St. Vincent, David Dobkin's The Judge, Shawn Levy's This is Where I Leave You, Chris Rock's Top Five and Noah Baumbach's While We're Young. The Toronto International Film Festival is scheduled for September 4 - 14. ...Read More »
Imagineer Systems Showcases mocha Pro 4 and Exciting Innovations at IBC2014 Guildford, UK -- September 03, 2014-- Imagineer Systems will be exhibiting at this year?s IBC Show, which will be held at the RAI in Amsterdam from September 12th through 16th. Visit Imagineer Systems at stand 7.K29 for hands-on demonstrations of the recently released mocha Pro 4, which features a brand new stereoscopic 3D workflow, Python scripting support, Adobe Premiere support, customizable keyboard shortcuts, new exports and format handling, and more improvements for visual effects and post-production facilities. ...Read More »
Motion Path | Bigstudios Partner with Orad to Provide World-Class Creative Services Montreal, Toronto and Tel Aviv -- September 02, 2014-- Award-winning design agencies Motion Path and Bigstudios, (BMP) and Orad, a leader in broadcast graphics development, announced today a special new creative services offering for the Orad customer community. ...Read More »
AlphaDogs Visits Jay Leno's Garage Burbank, CA -- August 29, 2014-- Along the way Jay scouts for vintage gems, gets exclusive first looks at outrageous concept cars, and takes an exclusive first drive of the 2015 Corvette Z06 at Laguna Seca ...Read More »
Insomniac Announces Lineup for the 4th Annual Escape All Hallows' Eve Festival California, -- August 29, 2014-- LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Insomniac announced the lineup for Southern California's largest Halloween-themed dance music festival, the 4th annual Escape All Hallows' Eve (Escape). The gleefully frightening festival will return to the..... ...Read More »
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