Effects News:
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 »
LAtelier Animation Builds Ballerina Pipeline From Scratch with Help of PipelineFXs Qube! -- December 09, 2014--

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 09, 2014 The Paris of 1884 is rising again, with 200 new characters and a little girl that really wants to dance. But before LAtelier Animation could bring their ballet dream story... ...Read More »

Jeff Beckerman Joins CVLT Production As Executive Producer New York, NY -- December 08, 2014-- As part of the high-end studio?s continued growth, CVLT Production (aka Cult Production) has named award-winning post pro Jeff Beckerman Executive Producer. Beckerman will lead the company?s full-service post capabilities, which include editorial, 2D/3D animation, visual effects, motion graphics and finishing. ...Read More »
Damon Gameau's "That Sugar Film" Shot on Blackmagic Cinema Camera and Production Camera 4K Fremont, CA -- December 08, 2014-- Blackmagic Design today announced that actor and director Damon Gameau's new documentary "That Sugar Film" was shot using the Blackmagic Cinema Camera and Production Camera 4K. The documentary was also graded using DaVinci Resolve and premiered in competition at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam in November. ...Read More »
Announcing a New Intro Plugin for Final Cut Pro X ProAna Vol. 2 from Pixel Film Studios -- December 06, 2014--

Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) December 06, 2014 Theme and plugin developers from Pixel Film Studios have announced a new intro plugin for relnofollow ...Read More »

Backdropsource.co.uk Introduces Photography Backdrops for Christmas -- December 05, 2014--

(PRWEB) December 05, 2014 Backdropsource.co.uk, an ace manufacturer of photography backdrops, has introduced a gamut of custom printed backdrops exclusively for Christmas. One can choose a backdrop material and si... ...Read More »

The Los Angeles Film School Expands Programs And Campus California, -- December 04, 2014--
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The Los Angeles Film School announced today a string of new developments that further establish the boutique creative college as the premier home for the next generation of entertainment professionals. The ex..... ...Read More »
SPECTRE, The 24th James Bond Adventure, Set To Begin Production England,United Kingdom, -- December 04, 2014--
LONDON, Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --007 Soundstage, Pinewood Studios, London-- James Bond Producers, Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli today released the title of the 24th James Bond adventure, SPECTRE. The film, from Albert R. Br..... ...Read More »
ArsenalFX Names Sean Starkweather as Creative Director Santa Monica, CA -- December 03, 2014-- ArsenalFX, a leading visual effects post production studio specializing in high-end commercial effects, has named Sean Starkweather as Creative Director. ...Read More »
Christopher Nolan Set to Receive the Cinematic Imagery Award at the Art Directors Guild's Excellence in Production Design Awards on January 31, 2015 California, -- December 03, 2014--
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Christopher Nolan will receive the prestigious Cinematic Imagery Award from the Art Directors Guild (ADG) at its..... ...Read More »
Mastronardi Joins Technicolor - PostWorks as SVP for Feature Sales New York City -- December 03, 2014-- Technicolor-PostWorks New York has appointed former Kodak executive Robert Mastronardi to the post of Senior Vice President, Feature Sales. In his new role, Mastronardi will focus on expanding the facility's ties to studios and independent producers, and growing its footprint in feature film post-production. He assumes his new post on January 2, 2015. ...Read More »
SIM Group Acquires Toronto's Pixel Underground Los Angeles -- December 02, 2014-- Continuing its rapid expansion, the SIM Group has acquired Toronto post-production facility Pixel Underground and its associated companies FINI Films and stationEX. The move gives SIM Group the ability to deliver complete post production and media distribution services in the Toronto market; Pixel Underground is one of Ontario's leading providers of post-production services for television ...Read More »
ZERO VFX Boston Launches Compression Preview Plug-in for After Effects Artists Boston, MA -- December 02, 2014-- ZERO VFX (www.zerovfx.com) today announced it has launched its first new software plug-in for the post production marketplace as a result of its newly formed software division, Code Zero Software. The new plug-in, Compression Preview, enables After Effects artists to preview sequences prior to rendering, check for unwanted artifacts, banding and color shifts and make tweaks and changes to the compression parameters to ensure the best possible end product. ...Read More »
PipelineFXs Qube! First Render Manager to Support Autodesks VRED -- December 01, 2014--

(PRWEB) December 01, 2014 Today it was announced that relnofollow titlePipelineFX onclicklinkClick(this.) relnofollow... ...Read More »

A New Plugin Entitled ProSkew was Announced Today from Pixel Film Studios for Final Cut Pro X. -- November 28, 2014--

Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) November 28, 2014 Motion Graphics artists at Pixel Film Studios have announced the release of a new plugin, ProSkew, designed exclusively for relnofollow ...Read More »

Inaugural Singapore Media Festival to Bring Together Global Industry Players in a Celebration of Asian TV and Film Industry Singapore,Asia, -- November 27, 2014--
SINGAPORE, Nov. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Singapore Media Festival (SMF) brings together four complementary film and TV events comprising markets, conferences, awards and festival screenings. Ahead of the inaugural event, the Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA), event partners an..... ...Read More »
FuseFX Expands to New York and Vancouver Burbank, Calif. -- November 25, 2014-- FuseFX, which provides visual effects services for television, features and commercials, the former including Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and American Horror Story¸ has opened full-scale production facilities in New York and Vancouver. ...Read More »
Imagineer Systems Celebrates a Successful Year with Annual Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sale Guildford, UK -- November 24, 2014-- Imagineer Systems is kicking off the holiday season by giving back with its annual Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sale. Starting November 26 and ending December 1, users will receive 30% off all mocha Pro sales, including upgrades and floating licenses. ...Read More »
Tribe Pictures Connects Leaders with Students for Lafayette College in Matchup with Lehigh University -- November 24, 2014--

Chatham, New Jersey (PRWEB) November 24, 2014 Fans tuning in to the Nov. 22nd CBS telecast of the 150th anniversary football game between rivals Lafayette College and Lehigh University got a glimpse of how Lafayet... ...Read More »

The Tiffen Company Releases Major Upgrade to Its Tiffen Dfx Digital Filter Suite Hauppauge, New York -- November 19, 2014-- The Tiffen Company has announced the release of the highly-anticipated version 4 of the multiple award-winning Tiffen Dfx digital filter suite. A powerhouse among special effects software, Tiffen Dfx 4 delivers even more illustrious video and still image effects to its already extensive package. ...Read More »
Leading International Post House Chooses Imagine Communications Platinum IP3 Router England, -- November 24, 2014--
WINNERSH, England, Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Imagine Communications, a market leader in advertising optimization and video infrastructure solutions serving global TV networks, broadcast stations, multichannel video programming distributors (MVPD), governments and enterprise markets, today announced that its Platinum I..... ...Read More »
SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition Marks Greatest Attendance in Past Decade WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- November 19, 2014-- HPA Pre-Conference SMPTE Symposium Addressed Creative Challenges; Main Conference Offered More Than 80 Technical Presentations and a Sold-Out Exhibition Hall ...Read More »
Blackmagic Design adds 80fps recording to URSA Digital Film Camera Fremont, CA -- November 20, 2014-- Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic Camera 1.9.9, a major software update with multiple new features for the Blackmagic URSA digital film camera. This new update has been developed in conjunction with the high end cinematographers that are using URSA cameras for high end work. ...Read More »
Large Hadron Collider On Collision Course With AlphaDogs Burbank, CA -- November 19, 2014-- The story follows a damaged group of L.A. millennials suddenly facing what may be the end of the world in a disaster caused by the Large Hadron Collider. Forced to examine who they really are and the choices they?ve made, they find themselves lost and adrift in the face of the apocalypse. ...Read More »
The Tiffen Company Releases Major Upgrade to Its Tiffen Dfx Digital Filter Suite -- November 19, 2014--

Hauppauge, New York (PRWEB) November 19, 2014 relnofollow onclicklinkClick(this.) relnofollow>The Tiffen Co... ...Read More »

PipelineFXs Qube! Behind John McAslan + Partners Arch-Viz Beauty Shots -- November 18, 2014--

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 18, 2014 As computer graphics have grown in prominence, rendering has become a double-edged sword for architectural designers. For firms like relnofollow ...Read More »

Robin Melhuish Joins Digital Vision as Sales Manager for the Americas Los Angeles, CA/London, UK -- November 14, 2014-- Digital Vision has announced that seasoned sales and operations executive Robin Melhuish has joined the company as Sales Director, Americas. ...Read More »

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