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Marca partners with Wisin on H&R Block campaign Marca partners with Wisin on H&R Block campaign
February 5, 2016 –  MIAMI — Post boutique Marca (www.marcamiami.com) helped launch a new campaign for H&R Block that features Latin urban recording artist Wisin. Editor Silvina Soto cut the :30 and :60 spots, which ...
Butter Music promotes Mayer, plans European outpost Butter Music promotes Mayer, plans European outpost
February 5, 2016 –  LOS ANGELES — Butter Music + Sound has promoted Annick Mayer to executive producer at their Los Angeles studio. She’s been with Butter for nearly four years, serving as a senior producer in New York, ...
Jeff Lowe joins Scale Logic as VP/business development Jeff Lowe joins Scale Logic as VP/business development
February 5, 2016 –  BLOOMINGTON, MN — Scale Logic has added to its management team with the recent hiring of Jeff Lowe, who will serve as VP of business development. Lowe brings over 20 years of experience in sports, ...
'The Martian' wins AMPS award for feature film sound 'The Martian' wins AMPS award for feature film sound
February 5, 2016 –  LONDON — The Association of Motion Picture Sound (www.amps.net) has announced that The Martian is the winner of its 3rd Annual Award for ‘Excellence in Sound for a Feature Film’.
VFX studio Torque opens in Hartford VFX studio Torque opens in Hartford
February 5, 2016 –  HARTFORD, CT — Digital artists Lawrence Jones and Jason Vega have launched a new content creation studio, here, called Torque (www.torquevfx.com). The company specializes in the creation of visual ...
VES Awards presented to 'Star Wars,' 'Revenant,' 'Game of Thrones' VES Awards presented to 'Star Wars,' 'Revenant,' 'Game of Thrones'
February 3, 2016 –  LOS ANGELES — The Visual Effects Society recently held its 14th Annual VES Awards, recognizing outstanding visual effects artistry and innovation in film, animation, television, commercials, video ...
Academy to present Oscar-week events Academy to present Oscar-week events
February 2, 2016 –  LOS ANGELES – In the week leading up to the 88th Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a series of public programs celebrating this year’s nominees in the Animated ...
Assimilate targets VR review & approval with Scratch Web Assimilate targets VR review & approval with Scratch Web
February 2, 2016 –  SANTA CLARA, CA — Assimilate (www.assimilatinc.com) is expanding its Scratch Web capabilities to offer a professional, cloud-based dailies/review tool for reviewing immersive VR content anywhere in ...
ACE presents Eddie Awards for editing excellence ACE presents Eddie Awards for editing excellence
February 1, 2016 –  BEVERLY HILLS — Mad Max: Fury Road (edited by Margaret Sixel) and The Big Short (edited by Hank Corwin, ACE) won Best Edited Feature Film (Dramatic) and Best Edited Feature Film (Comedy) respectively ...
Barco projectors powering Sundance presentations Barco projectors powering Sundance presentations
January 29, 2016 –  PARK CITY, UT — Barco is the official projection provider for the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, and is helping to bring to life several key virtual reality and art installations at the New Frontier ...
Olivia Munn & Jason Segel to host Sci-Tech Awards Olivia Munn & Jason Segel to host Sci-Tech Awards
January 29, 2016 –  LOS ANGELES – Actors Olivia Munn and Jason Segel will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation (www.oscars.org) on Saturday, February 13th at ...
Cutting Edge links render farms for 'Powers' Cutting Edge links render farms for 'Powers'
January 28, 2016 –  SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — When many studios are limited to one facility and a small bank of computers, Australia’s Cutting Edge was sitting on a gold mine – two big VFX studios and all the hardware that ...
Ring of Fire creates VFX for new season of 'It's Always Sunny' Ring of Fire creates VFX for new season of 'It's Always Sunny'
January 28, 2016 –  LOS ANGELES — It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia returned to FXX in early January and Ring of Fire (www.ringoffire.com), here, helped take the gang to places they had never gone before for the show’s ...
Red adding DNxHR & DNxHD support Red adding DNxHR & DNxHD support
January 27, 2016 –  IRVINE, CA — Red Digital Cinema (http://www.red.com) and Avid (www.avid.com) have announced that Avid’s DNxHR and DNxHD recording formats will be coming to Red’s DSMC2 line of professional cameras. ...
Cinedeck adds XDCAM support to 'Insert Edit' technology Cinedeck adds XDCAM support to 'Insert Edit' technology
January 27, 2016 –  NEW YORK — Cinedeck (www.cinedeck.com) continues to build on its file-based Insert Edit technology with the addition of XDCAM support. File-based Insert Edit also supports Apple ProRes, Avid DNxHD, ...