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Ex’pression College grads contribute to Oscar nominees Ex’pression College grads contribute to Oscar nominees
February 26, 2015 –  EMERYVILLE, CA — Eight graduates of Ex’pression College (www.expression.edu) worked on films that were nominated for Oscars at this year’s 87th Academy Awards ceremony, which was held on February 22. ...
Autodesk releases free beta version of reality capture/3D tool Autodesk releases free beta version of reality capture/3D tool
February 25, 2015 –  SAN FRANCISCO — Autodesk’s Memento, which was previously available as an Autodesk Labs technology preview, is now available as a free public beta, allowing users to digitize reality into high ...
Blue Collar Post Collective meets in NYC Blue Collar Post Collective meets in NYC
February 24, 2015 –  NEW YORK — More than 60 young people from throughout New York's post production community got together last night at Amity Hall to network and celebrate the Blue Collar Post Collective's 2015 launch. ...
Oscars: 'Birdman,' 'Grand Budapest Hotel,' 'Whiplash' honored Oscars: 'Birdman,' 'Grand Budapest Hotel,' 'Whiplash' honored
February 23, 2015 –  LOS ANGELES — The 87th Academy Awards took place on Sunday night in Los Angeles, recognizing achievement in film for the year 2014. While the style awards all went to The Grand Budapest Hotel (Hair ...
Technicolor acquires OuiDo, strengthens animation business Technicolor acquires OuiDo, strengthens animation business
February 23, 2015 –  PARIS — Technicolor (www.technicolor.com) is continuing to strengthen its animation business with the acquisition of independent animation producer OuiDo Productions, here. The company hopes to ...
Editing co. Nomad launches VFX business Editing co. Nomad launches VFX business
February 23, 2015 –  SANTA MONICA, CA — Editorial house Nomad (www.nomadedit.com) is diversifying its business with the launch of a new visual effects and finishing division. The business will be led by executive producer ...
3sixtymedia upgrades grading capabilities with multiple FilmLight seats 3sixtymedia upgrades grading capabilities with multiple FilmLight seats
February 23, 2015 –  LONDON — 3sixtymedia (www.3sixtymedia.com), which provides post production, creative services and studio crewing for broadcast productions in the north of England, has added a FilmLight Baselight Two ...
Biscardi Creative Media plans move, network launch Biscardi Creative Media plans move, network launch
February 20, 2015 –  BUFORD, GA — Biscardi Creative Media is about to begin a new chapter in the company’s history. Its current 16,000-square-foot facility in Buford is up for sale, though a long-term lease is also an ...
London edit house Stitch opens in LA London edit house Stitch opens in LA
February 19, 2015 –  SANTA MONICA, CA — London editorial house Stitch has opened a new Los Angeles office. Stitch (www.stitchediting.tv) co-founder/editor Andy McGraw has relocated to lead the new LA team, which includes ...
102 Full Sail graduates contribute to Oscar nominees 102 Full Sail graduates contribute to Oscar nominees
February 19, 2015 –  WINTER PARK, FL — More than 100 Full Sail University (www.fullsail.edu) graduates are credited with work on 22 Oscar-nominated films. The projects span 20 categories. The 87th annual Academy Awards ...
Editors' Lounge to present tape-less workflow solutions Editors' Lounge to present tape-less workflow solutions
February 19, 2015 –  BURBANK, CA — Like it or not, professional videotape's days are numbered. More and more delivery requirements relegate tape to an archival role or skip the medium altogether. What to do? On Friday, ...
Barry Cottle joins Deluxe in technology role Barry Cottle joins Deluxe in technology role
February 19, 2015 –  LOS ANGELES — Barry Cottle has joined Deluxe Entertainment Services Group (www.bydeluxe.com) as its vice-chairman, technology. He will also serve as senior vice president for technology at MacAndrews ...
Imaginary Forces creates SNL's '40th Anniversary' open Imaginary Forces creates SNL's '40th Anniversary' open
February 18, 2015 –  NEW YORK — Imaginary Forces (http://www.imaginaryforces.com) created the show open for Saturday Night Live’s 40th Anniversary Special, which aired on Sunday, February 15th. The 2:25 open takes slices ...
And the VFX Oscar goes to... And the VFX Oscar goes to...
February 18, 2015 –  This year’s visual effects category is as competitive as ever. Just look at the films that didn’t get an Oscar nomination — Edge of Tomorrow, Noah, Godzilla,Maleficent, Transformers: Age of ...
'Birdman' tops at ASC Awards; Streisand honored 'Birdman' tops at ASC Awards; Streisand honored
February 17, 2015 –  LOS ANGELES — Emmanuel Lubezki, ASC, AMC; Jonathan Freeman, ASC; John Lindley, ASC; and Peter Flinckenberg, FSC, earned top honors in the four competitive categories at the 29th Annual American ...