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SMPTE® and HPA® Issue Call for Entries for SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival -- July 31, 2015--

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Toon Boom Announces Harmony Support for Qube! Render Farm Manager Montreal-- CA -- July 31, 2015--

MONTREAL, July 31, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- today announced that Toon Boom Harmony is now integrated with PipelineFXs Qube!, a leading render farm manager for professional animation. This new integration gives animation studios the ability to render final animations from Harmony using Qube!s render management interface.

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SMPTE(R) and HPA(R) Issue Call for Entries for SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival WHITE PLAINS, N.Y -- July 30, 2015-- The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers(R) (SMPTE(R)), a leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, and the Hollywood Post Alliance(R) (HPA(R)), the organization serving the professional community by providing expertise, support, tools, and the infrastructure for the creation and finishing of motion pictures, television, commercials, and an array of content for a growing number of platforms, have issued a call for entries for the SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 27, following the Opening Night Reception for the SMPTE 2015 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2015) in Hollywood, California, and will be hosted by SMPTE Standards Director and film director Howard Lukk. The deadline for entries is Sept. 9. ...Read More »
Blackmagic Design Sponsors American Cinema Editors at EditFest Los Angeles Fremont, CA -- July 30, 2015-- Blackmagic Design today announced that it will again sponsor the American Cinema Editors (ACE) at EditFest Los Angeles on August 1, 2015. As part of its Platinum sponsorship, Blackmagic Design will be the exclusive sponsor of the ACE EditFest Cocktail Reception. ...Read More »
Technicolor PostWorks Services Emmy Nominees New York City -- July 29, 2015-- Technicolor PostWorks New York provided post-production services for five television series and three documentaries that received nominations in the 67th Emmy(r) Awards. ...Read More »
"Finding Carter" Finds a Home at Chainsaw Los Angeles -- July 29, 2015-- Finding Carter is shot in Atlanta, while most post-production work is done in Los Angeles. The editorial team is set up in offices provided by Chainsaw, Hollywood, a SIM Group company, which also handles color grading, editorial finishing and deliverables. Another SIM Group company, Bling Digital, serves as intermediary between production in Atlanta and West Coast post. ...Read More »
Nokia announces OZO virtual reality camera for professional content creators Espoo-- FINLAND -- July 28, 2015-- LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nokia today announced OZO, the first commercially available virtual reality (VR) camera designed and built for professional content creators and the first in a planned portfolio of digital media solutions from Nokia Technologies, the company's advanced technology and licensing business.

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Announcing ProFont Cursive from FCPX Effects developer Pixel Film Studios -- July 28, 2015--

Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) July 28, 2015

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Blackmagic Design Announces DaVinci Resolve 12Public Beta is Available Now for Download Fremont, CA -- July 27, 2015-- Blackmagic Design today announced that the public beta of DaVinci Resolve 12, its professional editing and color correction software, is now available for download from the Blackmagic Design website. ...Read More »
White Mark Helps Factory Install Two New Studios UK -- July 27, 2015-- The award-winning Soho-based facility now has a new Dolby Atmos studio as well as facilities for all other Dolby formats. ...Read More »
John Wallace to Join Deluxe Entertainment Services Inc. as President and Chief Executive Officer California, -- July 27, 2015--
LOS ANGELES, July 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Deluxe Entertainment Services Inc. (Deluxe) today announced that John Wallace, the President of Operations and Technical Services at NBCUniversal, has been named Deluxe's President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Wallace replaces Deluxe's current Pr..... ...Read More »
Digital Video Production & Post Trends Report New York, -- July 27, 2015--
NEW YORK, July 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TABLE OF CONTENTS

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SMALL CONTENT CREATORS: Independent filmmakers; Documentarians; 1-4 employee post production houses; Writers; Freelance professionals; Onlin..... ...Read More »
New Media Industry Research Shows Growing Executive Confidence in Media Asset Management to Drive Growth Burlington-- US -- July 23, 2015-- BURLINGTON, Mass., July 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avid® (Nasdaq:AVID) today announced new research findings that reveal how the leaders of major global media enterprises are using MAM to improve collaboration and operational efficiency, reduce costs, drive revenue, and deliver a higher return on investment (ROI). The independent study was conducted by Ovum and commissioned by Avid, one ... ...Read More »
Sherlock Holmes: 100 Years Lost Film is Found! California, -- July 23, 2015--
LOS ANGELES, Jul. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Exhibits Development Group (EDG), St. Paul, MN, and Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles, CA, announce the presentation of the celebrated 1916 silent film, Sherlock Holmes, featur..... ...Read More »
Effingham County Approves Moon River Studios Master Plan Georgia, -- July 23, 2015--
RINCON, Ga., July 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --FONU2, Inc. (OTCQB: FONU) ("FONU2") announced today that the Effingham County Board of Commissioners ("Commission") has approved the Company's ...Read More »
Junger Audio Unveils Audio Monitoring and Authoring Tools For Immersive 3D Audio at IBC 2015 Berlin, Germany -- July 22, 2015-- This codec-agnostic product allows broadcasters to comply with existing loudness regulations and deliver high quality, natural sound. ...Read More »
zweiB becomes First Watermark Detection Partner for NexGuard Digital Cinema in Europe -- July 22, 2015-- German Digital Cinema expert zweiB GMBH today announced its partnership with NexGuard, a Civolution company and the leading provider of forensic watermarking technology and solutions, to facilitate the detection of watermarks in digital cinemas in the DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland). ...Read More »
GoGo Media Networks and The Harris Brothers WOW! Creations Have Enter Into a Strategic Partnership -- July 22, 2015--

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Cognition Debuts in Hollywood Hollywood -- July 21, 2015-- Cognition, a hybrid post production facility, visual effects studio and creative campus, has launched in Los Angeles. The company is led by writer, producer and entrepreneur Brian Pope, and features a high profile management team that includes veteran colorist Dave Hollingsworth (The Hobbit: The Unexpected Journey, The Adventures of Tintin) along with former Digital Domain VP and creative consultant, Jeff Barnes. ...Read More »
Leon Silverman to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award from Hollywood Post Alliance Los Angeles, CA -- July 21, 2015-- The Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA) has announced that it will present Leon Silverman with one of the organization's highest honors, the HPA Lifetime Achievement Award. Given at the discretion of the HPA Board of Directors and a select committee, the Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to an individual whose contributions have brought about significant change in the field of post production. ...Read More »
Sound Devices 744T Handles the Heat for Videogame Hidden-Camera Project SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- July 21, 2015-- When Caruso Company landed a project requiring the use of a hidden video camera on the streets of California, production sound mixer Philip Perkins was brought on to manage the audio elements of the shoot. ...Read More »
Imagination Studios Creates Immersive Experience for DreamHack Summer 2015 with OptiTrack Mocap Technology Corvallis, OR -- July 20, 2015-- Visitors at DreamHack Summer 2015 held June 13-16 in Jönkoping, Sweden had the opportunity to go head-to-head with potato chip-eating vampires in an interactive 3D game developed and designed by creative services company Imagination Studios, a part of the Goodbye Kansas Entertainment Group, and integrated marketing agency Onemotion. Powered by an OptiTrack Prime 13 mocap system, the game enabled players to take down their foes in real-time with a UV light rifle. It was created on behalf of Swedish chip company Estrella for the popular digital festival, which attracted over 23,000 visitors. ...Read More »
ChyronHego Provides Graphics Support for TV A Crítica's Live Coverage of Parintins Folklore Festival MELVILLE, N.Y. -- July 20, 2015-- TV A Crítica, an affiliate of major Brazilian broadcaster Rede Record based in Manaus in the state of Amazonas, relied on a suite of ChyronHego broadcast graphics solutions for its exclusive coverage of the 50th annual Parintins Folklore Festival. ChyronHego's Lyric PRO graphics creation software, Mosaic graphics playout platform, Virtual Placement virtual graphics solution, and SHOUT social media tool provided advanced graphics capabilities for almost 20 hours of live coverage for the three-day festival, held in late June in the remote Amazonian city of Parintins. ...Read More »
NEP Group Announces Launch of Initial Public Offering Pennsylvania, -- July 20, 2015--
PITTSBURGH, July 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --NEP Group, Inc. ("NEP") announced today that it has launched an initial public offering of 13,000,000 shares of its common stock at an anticipated initial offering price between $15.00 and $17.00 per share pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-1..... ...Read More »
PMC Speakers Helps Galaxy Studios Create Auro-3D Projects Belgium -- July 20, 2015-- The company's speakers are set up in a 9.1 configuration in Galaxy's main Auro-3D Recording and mixing studio. ...Read More »
FONU2 Announces Engagement Of HDH Advisors Georgia, -- July 20, 2015--
RINCON, Ga., July 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --FONU2, Inc. (OTCQB: FONU) ("FONU2") announced today that it has engaged Atlanta, Georgia based HDH Advisors, LLC ("HDH") to prepare the feasibility study in support of the Company's EB-5..... ...Read More »
FCPX Plugin Developer Releases Prointro Basics for Final Cut Pro X -- July 18, 2015--

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Pixel Film Studios Announced the Release of ProTrailer Primetime for FCPX Editors -- July 17, 2015--

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SMPTE® Opens Early Bird Registration for SMPTE 2015 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2015) -- July 17, 2015--

White Plains, N.Y. (PRWEB) July 17, 2015

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Encore VFX Congratulates 'The Flash' Team on Emmy® Nomination Hollywood, CA -- July 16, 2015-- Encore VFX artists were recognized today with Emmy® Award nominations for Outstanding Special Visual Effects for work on The CW Series "The Flash." The nominees include VFX Supervisor Armen Kevorkian, VFX Producer James Baldanzi, Associate VFX Supervisor Keith Hamakawa, Animation Supervisor Jason Shulman, 3D Supervisor Stefan Bredereck, 3D Character Artist Kurt Smith, 3D Artist Lorenzo Mastrobuono, Compositing Supervisor Andranik Taranyan and Lead Compositing Artist Gevork Babityan. Winners will be revealed at the primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony, which will air Saturday, September 19 at 8pm ET/PT on FXX. ...Read More »
SMPTE(R) Opens Early Bird Registration for SMPTE 2015 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2015) WHITE PLAINS, N.Y -- July 16, 2015-- The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers(R) (SMPTE(R)), a leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today opened registration for the SMPTE 2015 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (SMPTE 2015), with early bird rates available through Aug. 15. The event, which takes place Oct. 27-29 in Hollywood, California, is the world's premier forum for the exploration of media and entertainment technology. The signature SMPTE event will be preceded on Oct. 26 by the daylong SMPTE 2015 Symposium, which will focus on virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR). ...Read More »
DigitalFilm Tree Uses DaVinci Resolve to Remotely Grade ABC's "Mistresses" Fremont, CA -- July 16, 2015-- Blackmagic Design announced today that DigitalFilm Tree used DaVinci Resolve for color correction for ABC's hit show "Mistresses." As part of the post production workflow, DigitalFilm Tree grades all of the show's dailies remotely from their LA office, doing in 8 hours what used to be a two day project. ...Read More »
Rob Gronkowski and Maria Menounos Get Together for SiriusXM Town Hall on July 17 New York, -- July 16, 2015--
NEW YORK, July 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --SiriusXM announced today that star New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski and E! host/actress and longtime New England sports fan Maria Menounos will get together for the latest installment of SiriusXM's exclusive To..... ...Read More »
AJA TryCION Camera Promotion Hits Europe, The Middle East and Africa Grass Valley, CA -- July 15, 2015-- AJA Video Systems' #TryCION camera program is now accepting applications from qualified shooters in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). An extension of the company's North American promotion announced earlier this year at NAB 2015, #TryCION EMEA gives filmmakers, cinematographers and camera operators in the region an opportunity to use AJA's CION camera first hand in a production environment. ...Read More »
MediaCorp Achieves Enterprise-Wide Goals with Dalet Singapore -- July 15, 2015-- Landmark installation powered by Dalet Galaxy MAM platform expands operational efficiencies and controls migration to major new facility ...Read More »
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