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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 ...
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 ...
Tribe Pictures opens NYC office Tribe Pictures opens NYC office
May 20, 2015 –  NEW YORK — Tribe Pictures (www.tribepictures.com) has expanded its East Coast presence with a new office New York City. The Chatham, NJ-based corporate video production company has also named Michael ...
Spang TV expands to West Coast Spang TV expands to West Coast
May 19, 2015 –  RICHMOND, VA — Commercial production company Spang TV (www.spangtv.com), here, has expanded to the West Coast by teaming with director Andrews Jenkins, who is based in Los Angeles. Spang is known for ...
Sound Ideas releases two new SFX collections Sound Ideas releases two new SFX collections
May 19, 2015 –  TORONTO — Sound effects publisher Sound Ideas (www.sound-ideas.com) has released two new collections. Voice Kit Sound Effects is a three DVD release that was recorded in stereo at 24-bit/96kHz. It ...
Alphadogs completes 4K finish on Zac Wong’s ‘Revision’ Alphadogs completes 4K finish on Zac Wong’s ‘Revision’
May 19, 2015 –  BURBANK, CA — AlphaDogs ( www.alphadogs.tv) recently completed a 4K finish on director Zac Wong’s new film Revision, by relying on a combination of Adobe Premiere Pro and Blackmagic’s DaVinci Resolve.
MEWShop to host one-day post event in NY MEWShop to host one-day post event in NY
May 15, 2015 –  NEW YORK — Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop) ( www.mewshop.com ), the authorized digital training destination for post production and content creators, has announced their lineup of guest speakers and ...
Bent employs stop-motion for Gatorade Bent employs stop-motion for Gatorade
May 13, 2015 –  PORTLAND, OR — Bent Image Lab (http://bentimagelab.com) recently completed work on four stop-motion commercials for Gatorade that promote the company’s power bars and energy drinks. Agency VML ...
Deluxe partners with GDMX Deluxe partners with GDMX
May 12, 2015 –  LOS ANGELES — Deluxe Entertainment Services recently entered into a partnership with LA’s GDMX (http://www.gdmx.tv), a Warner Bros. post production unit. As part of the enterprise services agreement, ...
Illuminate names Tal Fiala president Illuminate names Tal Fiala president
May 12, 2015 –  STUDIO CITY, CA — Illuminate (http://illuminatehollywood.com) has named media veteran Tal Fiala president. The studio provides traditional post production services, such as editorial, color ...
Black Label launches, creates original music Black Label launches, creates original music
May 11, 2015 –  MINNEAPOLIS/HOLLYWOOD — BWN Music composer Ken Brahmstedt and mixer Carl White recently launched Black Label Music (www.blacklabelmusic.com) with the goal of providing high-quality, custom music for ...