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Editors' Lounge taking place tonight at AlphaDogs Editors' Lounge taking place tonight at AlphaDogs
May 29, 2015 –  BURBANK, CA — The Editors’ Lounge “Spring Fling” will take place tonight at AlphaDogs in Burbank (1612 W. Olive Ave., Suite 200), and will feature a number of product demos as well as discussions with ...
Careers: Sound designer Erik Aadahl's tips for success Careers: Sound designer Erik Aadahl's tips for success
May 28, 2015 –  LOS ANGELES — Sound designer Erik Aadahl appears on the latests episode of Inside Quest, “a Web series for the intellectually adventurous.” Tom Bilyeu, president of Quest Nutrition, interviews ...
Audio Network re-creates orchestral classics for media use Audio Network re-creates orchestral classics for media use
May 28, 2015 –  NEW YORK — Audio Network (us.audionetwork.com), here, has just launched its “Classical Collection,” which features some of the world’s most iconic classical music. According to Audio Network’s Andrew ...
Blackmagic's Pocket Cinema Camera aids 'Avengers' Blackmagic's Pocket Cinema Camera aids 'Avengers'
May 28, 2015 –  FREMONT, CA — Blackmagic Design’s (www.blackmagicdesign.com) Pocket Cinema Camera was used extensively by the 2nd unit on the production of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron. Joss Whedon’s successful ...
Logan launches VR division following Castrol Edge project Logan launches VR division following Castrol Edge project
May 27, 2015 –  NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES — Content creation studio Logan (www.logan.tv) has set up a new, standalone virtual reality division that will focus on experiential and virtual reality projects for the ...
Arri restructures, rebrands Arri restructures, rebrands
May 26, 2015 –  MUNICH — Arri Film & TV Services GmbH (www.arri.com) was renamed Arri Media GmbH earlier this month. The new name is a consequence of major restructuring within the company, a subsidiary of Arri ...
AJA launches "Summer of Savings' promotion AJA launches "Summer of Savings' promotion
May 26, 2015 –  GRASS VALLEY, CA — AJA Video Systems (www.aja.com) has launched its “Summer of Savings” promotion, reducing the price of its CION production camera, Ki Pro Quad, Ki Pro Mini and Ki Pro recorders. CION ...
The Foundry announces new majority owner The Foundry announces new majority owner
May 22, 2015 –  LONDON — The Foundry (www.thefoundry.co.uk) has announced a new majority investment from HgCapital, a UK private equity firm that’s perceived as one of the top investors in European software and ...
Hit House releases first sound design library Hit House releases first sound design library
May 22, 2015 –  LOS ANGELES — Music production company The Hit House (www.thehithouse.com) is introducing its first sound design library. “Framework” was created specifically to fill the needs of the motion picture ...
Music 2 Hues offers Memorial Day special, 'Patriotic' tracks Music 2 Hues offers Memorial Day special, 'Patriotic' tracks
May 22, 2015 –  ENFIELD, CT — Production music and sound effects supplier Music 2 Hues (www.music2hues.com) has added a royalty-free title to their Flagship Series. The "Olympic and Patriotic" title is available on ...
Quantum's Alex Grossman to keynote Creative Storage Conference Quantum's Alex Grossman to keynote Creative Storage Conference
May 21, 2015 –  CULVER CITY, CA — The 2015 Creative Storage Conference (www.creativestorage.org) is set to take place on June 30th and will feature a keynote address by Quantum’s Alex Grossman. Grossman, who serves ...
Panavision invests in Panasonic's VariCam 35 Panavision invests in Panasonic's VariCam 35
May 21, 2015 –  NEWARK, NJ — Panavision (www.Panavision.com) has added to its equipment inventory with the purchase of ten VariCam 35 4K camera/recorders from Panasonic, here.
Editor Karen Kourtessis joins Union Editor Karen Kourtessis joins Union
May 20, 2015 –  NEW YORK — Editor Karen Kourtessis has joined Union (www.unioneditorial.com), which has locations in Santa Monica, Manhattan, Austin and London. Her commercial work includes projects for Ikea, Olay, ...
Animal Logic to open Vancouver animation studio Animal Logic to open Vancouver animation studio
May 20, 2015 –  VANCOUVER — Australian visual effects and animation studio Animal Logic (www.animallogic.com) has expanded its animation production relationship with Warner Bros. Pictures ( Happy Feet, Legend of the ...
Nice Shoes creates 'Pitch Perfect 2' open & end titles Nice Shoes creates 'Pitch Perfect 2' open & end titles
May 20, 2015 –  NEW YORK — Nice Shoes Creative Studio (www.niceshoes.com) created the opening and end titles for Pitch Perfect 2, Universal Pictures and Gold Circle Entertainment’s hit comedy. The film opened last ...