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2016 Vision Awards recognize VR/AR excellence 2016 Vision Awards recognize VR/AR excellence
February 12, 2016 –  LOS ANGELES — As part of the inaugural Vision VR/AR Summit 2016, the winners of the 2016 Vision Awards have been announced. The Vision VR/AR Awards recognize 21 innovative virtual and augmented ...
Upcoming Dolby Cinema releases announced Upcoming Dolby Cinema releases announced
February 12, 2016 –  SAN FRANCISCO — Dolby Laboratories (www.dolby.com) has announced that Disney, Lionsgate, and Twentieth Century Fox will release four live-action and animated feature films for Dolby Cinema around the ...
Richard King to receive MPSE's highest honor Richard King to receive MPSE's highest honor
February 12, 2016 –  STUDIO CITY, CA — On February 27th, supervising sound editor and sound designer Richard King will receive the Motion Picture Sound Editors’ 2016 Career Achievement Award. A three-time Academy Award ...
Rabih Gholam heading up unscripted TV at Studio71 Rabih Gholam heading up unscripted TV at Studio71
February 11, 2016 –  LOS ANGELES — Studio71, the multichannel network of the ProSiebenSat.1 Group, announced that the company has hired Rabih Gholam as president of unscripted television, a newly created position. Gholam ...
Storage survey invites input Storage survey invites input
February 10, 2016 –  CULVER CITY, CA — Coughlin Associates (www.tomcoughlin.com) is starting its 2016 survey of media and entertainment professionals to find out how they are using digital storage in all aspects of their ...
SoundEffects.com launches SoundEffects.com launches
February 10, 2016 –  DETROIT — Sound designer/recordist/author Ric Viers has launched SoundEffects.com, a new Website that features sound effects content from publishers and independent sound effects producers from around ...
Postal adds UVPhactory talent Postal adds UVPhactory talent
February 10, 2016 –  NEW YORK — Postal (http://postal.tv), the sister shop of integrated content creation studio Humble, has added to its design and VFX team. Executive producer Damijan Saccio and creative director Gene ...
Leftchannel helps E! promote 'Fashion Week' coverage Leftchannel helps E! promote 'Fashion Week' coverage
February 10, 2016 –  COLUMBUS, OH – Leftchannel (www.leftchannel.com) is following up the success of its Fall 2015 promo campaign for E! & New York Fashion Week with a brand-new promo for Fashion Week 2016.
California expands production tax credits California expands production tax credits
February 10, 2016 –  SACRAMENTO, CA — The California Film Commission (www.film.ca.gov) has announced the allocation of $53.9 million in tax credits for 13 feature films that will be shot entirely or partially outside of ...
Red Giant releases Shooter Suite V.13.0, updates PluralEyes Red Giant releases Shooter Suite V.13.0, updates PluralEyes
February 10, 2016 –  PORTLAND, OR — Red Giant (www.redgiant.com) has released Shooter Suite V.13.0, which features the brand new PluralEyes V.4.0 audio/video syncing tool. Topping the list of new features in PluralEyes ...
Zoic opens New York VFX studio Zoic opens New York VFX studio
February 9, 2016 –  NEW YORK — Emmy-winning visual effects house Zoic Studios has opened a new studio in New York. The company’s third office is being led by veteran VFX producer Colleen Bachman, who serves as EP. ...
Super Bowl 50: Cut+Run edits Kia, Apartments.com, Heinz & Jack in the Box spots Super Bowl 50: Cut+Run edits Kia, Apartments.com, Heinz & Jack in the Box spots
February 9, 2016 –  LOS ANGELES — Super Bowl 50 featured four commercials edited by the team at Cut+Run. Jay Nelson, Steve Gandolfi and Isaac Chen all worked on spots that aired during the big game.
AJA intros Mini-Connect interface box AJA intros Mini-Connect interface box
February 9, 2016 –  GRASS VALLEY CA — AJA Video Systems (www.aja.com) has introduced the Mini-Connect, a small device with four USB connections and a built-in Web server providing network control of up to four different ...
Super Bowl 50: Arcade Edit cuts Bud Light, T-Mobile, Buick & more Super Bowl 50: Arcade Edit cuts Bud Light, T-Mobile, Buick & more
February 9, 2016 –  LOS ANGELES — Arcade Edit, with offices in New York and LA, cut 12 spots that aired on Super Bowl Sunday. The studio cut commercials for Hyundai, Buick, T-Mobile and Bud Light, among others.
Super Bowl 50: MPC contributes to spots for Kia, Skittles, Mountain Dew & more Super Bowl 50: MPC contributes to spots for Kia, Skittles, Mountain Dew & more
February 8, 2016 –  LOS ANGELES — MPC collaborated on a number of this year’s Super Bowl commercials, including those for Mountain Dew, Kia, Death Wish Coffee and Skittles. ...