• Actor John O’Hurley to host SMPTE's Centennial Gala
    Actor John O’Hurley to host SMPTE's Centennial Gala

    WHITE PLAINS, NY — The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) is hosting its Centennial Gala on Friday, October 28th in Hollywood at the Ray Dolby Ballroom. Actor John O’Hurley, be ...

    September 12, 2016

  • Autodesk shows Flame 2017 extension 1
    Autodesk shows Flame 2017 extension 1

    AMSTERDAM — At IBC 2016, Autodesk (www.autodesk.com) announced Flame 2017 family extension 1 release for professional 3D visual effects, compositing and finishing. The update includes new 3D scene nav ...

    September 9, 2016

  • Academy begins Scientific and Technical Awards investigation
    Academy begins Scientific and Technical Awards investigation

    LOS ANGELES — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 12 scientific and technical investigations have been launched for the 2016 Oscars. These investigations are made public so ...

    August 22, 2016

  • Vadim Turchin joins MPC as CG supervisor
    Vadim Turchin joins MPC as CG supervisor

    NEW YORK — TV, film and advertising veteran Vadim Turchin has joined MPC (moving-picture.com), here, as CG supervisor. He will serve as a senior member of the CG team, working with its producers on bi ...

    March 23, 2017

  • Pam Marsden promoted at Sony Pictures Animation
    Pam Marsden promoted at Sony Pictures Animation

    CULVER CITY, CA — Sony Pictures Animation has promoted Pam Marsden to head of production. She held the title of executive vice president of production for the past six years, and was responsible for s ...

    March 22, 2017

  • IKinema debuts affordable mocap solution
    IKinema debuts affordable mocap solution

    FARNHAM, UK — Animation technology specialist IKinema (www.IKinema.com/Orion) has introduced a new approach to motion capture and body tracking that uses ordinary VR hardware. Orion is designed to bri ...

    March 22, 2017

  • Killer Tracks launches 'Icon' production music label
    Killer Tracks launches 'Icon' production music label

    SANTA MONICA, CA — Killer Tracks (www.killertracks.com), the provider of pre-cleared production music, has launched a new label called Icon, which features music for movie trailers, television promos, ...

    March 23, 2017

  • Lime launches 'LSD' sound design division
    Lime launches 'LSD' sound design division

    SANTA MONICA — Lime Studios has launched a new sound design division named Lime Sound Design, or LSD (https://lsdstudios.tv). The division features the talents of newly-signed sound designer Michael A ...

    March 21, 2017

  • Audio boutique HOBO launches VR division
    Audio boutique HOBO launches VR division

    NEW YORK – Boutique audio post house HOBO (www.hoboaudio.com) has launched a 360 VR division and formed strategic alliances with production/post production studios East Coast Digital and Hidden Conten ...

    March 14, 2017

  • Arri Rental expands Alexa 65 network with new offices
    Arri Rental expands Alexa 65 network with new offices

    LOS ANGELES/VANCOUVER — Arri Rental (www.arrirentalgroup.com) has enlarged its Alexa 65 network with the opening of boutique offices in Los Angeles and Vancouver. The expansion was prompted by steadil ...

    March 21, 2017

  • Blackmagic debuts Ursa Mini Pro camera & compact Resolve panels
    Blackmagic debuts Ursa Mini Pro camera & compact Resolve panels

    FREMONT, CA — Blackmagic Design has introduced a number of new products that will be on display at the NAB Show in Las Vegas this April. In early March, founder Grant Petty debuted two new panel contr ...

    March 3, 2017

  • Sony touts 'fastest' SD cards
    Sony touts 'fastest' SD cards

    PARK RIDGE, NJ — Sony is increasing the speed and efficiency of their SD card lineup with the new SF-G Series. The SF-G Series of SD cards offer enhanced features optimized for professional photograph ...

    February 23, 2017

  • Arri Rental expands Alexa 65 network with new offices
    Arri Rental expands Alexa 65 network with new offices

    LOS ANGELES/VANCOUVER — Arri Rental (www.arrirentalgroup.com) has enlarged its Alexa 65 network with the opening of boutique offices in Los Angeles and Vancouver. The expansion was prompted by steadil ...

    March 21, 2017

  • MTI Film completes Hollywood expansion, HDR upgrade
    MTI Film completes Hollywood expansion, HDR upgrade

    HOLLYWOOD — MTI Film (www.mtifilm.com) recently completed a major expansion of its Hollywood facility to accommodate growing demand for post production services and support for HDR content. The expans ...

    March 8, 2017

  • Digital Jungle moves into new Santa Clarita facility
    Digital Jungle moves into new Santa Clarita facility

    SANTA CLARITA, CA — Full-service post facility Digital Jungle (www.digijungle.com) has moved its operations to a new facility in Santa Clarita, CA, a burgeoning production and post production communit ...

    March 8, 2017

  • Rising Sun Pictures expands VFX education program
    Rising Sun Pictures expands VFX education program

    ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA — Rising Sun Pictures (rsp.com.au) is expanding its visual effects educational program, operated in partnership with the University of South Australia. RSP will now offer a G ...

    March 9, 2017

  • Lightsmith Post debuts mobile grading suite
    Lightsmith Post debuts mobile grading suite

    LOS ANGELES — Lightsmith Post (www.lightsmithpost.com) has launched its “green” mobile color grading suite, which features much of the technology and comforts you’d find at a post house. The van is de ...

    February 1, 2017

  • Pixologic launches 'ZBushLive'
    Pixologic launches 'ZBushLive'

    LOS ANGELES — Pixologic, maker of the digital sculpting application ZBrush, is expanding its artist-driven community with the addition of ZBrushLive, a streaming media portal featuring live Twitch bro ...

    January 26, 2017

HD

  • Digital Jungle moves into new Santa Clarita facility
    Digital Jungle moves into new Santa Clarita facility

    SANTA CLARITA, CA — Full-service post facility Digital Jungle (www.digijungle.com) has moved its operations to a new facility in Santa Clarita, CA, a burgeoning production and post production communit ...

    March 8, 2017

  • Blackmagic debuts Ursa Mini Pro camera & compact Resolve panels
    Blackmagic debuts Ursa Mini Pro camera & compact Resolve panels

    FREMONT, CA — Blackmagic Design has introduced a number of new products that will be on display at the NAB Show in Las Vegas this April. In early March, founder Grant Petty debuted two new panel contr ...

    March 3, 2017

  • Roundabout puts new Quantel Rio 4K to work
    Roundabout puts new Quantel Rio 4K to work

    BURBANK, CA — Roundabout has purchased a Quantel Rio 4K online editing, color and finishing tool from SAM. The studio will use the new Rio 4K for editorial and restoration work on film projects.

    March 2, 2017

IBC

  • Maxon collaborates with Nvidia
    Maxon collaborates with Nvidia

    FRIEDRICHSDORF, GERMANY – Maxon ( www.maxon.net ) has announced a comprehensive, multi-year agreement with Nvidia ( www.nvidia.com ) that gives Maxon access to Nvidia rendering technology, including i ...

    September 12, 2016

  • Blackmagic Design acquires Ultimatte and Fairlight
    Blackmagic Design acquires Ultimatte and Fairlight

    AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS — Blackmagic Design ( www.blackmagicdesign.com ) announced two key acquisitions during the IBC 2016 show in Amsterdam. The company has acquired Ultimatte, the blue and green scr ...

    September 12, 2016

  • AJA Ki Pro Ultra update adds support for Avid DNxHD
    AJA Ki Pro Ultra update adds support for Avid DNxHD

    AMSTERDAM — AJA Video Systems (www.aja.com) has announced Ki Pro Ultra v2.0 firmware, adding support for Avid DNxHD to the portable file-based 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD record and playback device. Users can no ...

    September 9, 2016

  • IKinema debuts affordable mocap solution
    IKinema debuts affordable mocap solution

    FARNHAM, UK — Animation technology specialist IKinema (www.IKinema.com/Orion) has introduced a new approach to motion capture and body tracking that uses ordinary VR hardware. Orion is designed to bri ...

    March 22, 2017

  • Arri Rental expands Alexa 65 network with new offices
    Arri Rental expands Alexa 65 network with new offices

    LOS ANGELES/VANCOUVER — Arri Rental (www.arrirentalgroup.com) has enlarged its Alexa 65 network with the opening of boutique offices in Los Angeles and Vancouver. The expansion was prompted by steadil ...

    March 21, 2017

  • RSP completes 230 VFX shots for <i>Logan</i>
    RSP completes 230 VFX shots for Logan

    ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA — Reprising its role on The Wolverine, Rising Sun Pictures (rsp.com.au) joined director James Mangold’s team for Logan, the third and final installment in 20th Century Fox/Ma ...

    March 17, 2017

  • Bikini Edit launches gallery space, adds EP Cary Flaum
    Bikini Edit launches gallery space, adds EP Cary Flaum

    NEW YORK — Bikini Edit (http://bikiniedit.com) has added production/post production veteran Cary Flaum as executive producer. The move follows the studio’s recent relocation to New York City's Lower E ...

    March 24, 2017

  • Walmart challenges directors to tell 'Receipt' story
    Walmart challenges directors to tell 'Receipt' story

    LOS ANGELES — During Sunday's 89th Academy Awards, Walmart premiered three films made by Hollywood directors Antoine Fuqua, Marc Forster (Tool of North America) and filmmaking partners Seth Rogen & ...

    February 27, 2017

  • New PSA commemorates 'Women's March'
    New PSA commemorates 'Women's March'

    NEW YORK — On the one month anniversary of the date when millions of Americans took to the streets to voice their political concerns, an inspirational public service announcement marking the Women’s M ...

    February 22, 2017

  • Music Video: Slayer - <i>Pride In Prejudice</i>
    Music Video: Slayer - Pride In Prejudice

    LOS ANGELES — Slayer has released a new music video that continues its prison-riot theme. Pride In Prejudice follows the previously-released You Against You and Repentless storylines, and features the ...

    September 9, 2016

  • Music Video: Gemini Syndrome - <i>Anonymous</i>
    Music Video: Gemini Syndrome - Anonymous

    Brian Cox of Flarelight Films (flarelightfilms.com) recently created two new music videos for the alternative metal band Gemini Syndrome. A long-time friend of drummer Brian Medina, Cox was already on ...

    August 19, 2016

  • Music Video: September Mourning - <i>Skin And Bones</i>
    Music Video: September Mourning - Skin And Bones

    Scott Rudd is a creative director based in the UK who specializes in music-related work. His career took off approximately three years ago, when work on a music video for his own band caught the atten ...

    August 18, 2016

NAB

  • FMC & NAB partner on post training; offer discounts to <i>Post</i> readers
    FMC & NAB partner on post training; offer discounts to Post readers

    NEW YORK — Future Media Concepts (FMC) is working with the National Association of Broadcasters to present in-person and online training events for pros looking to further their post production skill ...

    March 24, 2017

  • BCPC to host NAB party on May 17th in NYC
    BCPC to host NAB party on May 17th in NYC

    NEW YORK — The Blue Collar Post Collective is hosting its annual “Post NAB NYC” party on Tuesday, May 17th, giving East Coast post professionals a chance to learn more about many of the key products i ...

    May 10, 2016

  • Editors' Lounge to host post-NAB event this Friday
    Editors' Lounge to host post-NAB event this Friday

    BURBANK, CA — For those that missed NAB this year, The Editors’ Lounge will host a post-NAB evening on Friday, April 29th at 6:30pm. The evening will feature an up-close look at all the latest from Bl ...

    April 27, 2016

  • Bradley Scott named head of production at Mandt VR
    Bradley Scott named head of production at Mandt VR

    LOS ANGELES — Mandt VR (mandtvr.com), the LA-based production studio specializing in 360 degree/virtual reality content, has appointed filmmaker Bradley Scott head of production. He will oversee the d ...

    March 23, 2017

  • Squeeze launches MOOV mocap division
    Squeeze launches MOOV mocap division

    QUEBEC, CANADA — Animation studio Squeeze has launched MOOV (moovstudio.com), a new motion capture division that’s focused on creating realistic animation. Located in Squeeze's offices, MOOV offers an ...

    March 15, 2017

  • Audio boutique HOBO launches VR division
    Audio boutique HOBO launches VR division

    NEW YORK – Boutique audio post house HOBO (www.hoboaudio.com) has launched a 360 VR division and formed strategic alliances with production/post production studios East Coast Digital and Hidden Conten ...

    March 14, 2017

  • FMC & NAB partner on post training; offer discounts to <i>Post</i> readers
    FMC & NAB partner on post training; offer discounts to Post readers

    NEW YORK — Future Media Concepts (FMC) is working with the National Association of Broadcasters to present in-person and online training events for pros looking to further their post production skill ...

    March 24, 2017

  • Bikini Edit launches gallery space, adds EP Cary Flaum
    Bikini Edit launches gallery space, adds EP Cary Flaum

    NEW YORK — Bikini Edit (http://bikiniedit.com) has added production/post production veteran Cary Flaum as executive producer. The move follows the studio’s recent relocation to New York City's Lower E ...

    March 24, 2017

  • Vadim Turchin joins MPC as CG supervisor
    Vadim Turchin joins MPC as CG supervisor

    NEW YORK — TV, film and advertising veteran Vadim Turchin has joined MPC (moving-picture.com), here, as CG supervisor. He will serve as a senior member of the CG team, working with its producers on bi ...

    March 23, 2017

  • Autodesk tools touch all 5 VFX Oscar nominees
    Autodesk tools touch all 5 VFX Oscar nominees

    SAN FRANCISCO — Artists from around the world used media and entertainment software from Autodesk Inc. (www.autodesk.com) to help bring many of 2016's most popular films to the big screen. The company ...

    February 24, 2017

  • <i>Jungle Book, Kubo</i> take top honors at 15th Annual VES Awards
    Jungle Book, Kubo take top honors at 15th Annual VES Awards

    LOS ANGELES — The Visual Effects Society held its 15th Annual VES Awards last night, recognizing outstanding visual effects artistry and innovation in film, animation, television, commercials, video g ...

    February 8, 2017

  • 69th Annual DGA Awards presented in Beverly Hills
    69th Annual DGA Awards presented in Beverly Hills

    LOS ANGELES — The winners of the Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards for 2016 were announced recently during the 69th Annual DGA Awards at the Beverly Hilton in Bever ...

    February 6, 2017

  • Bikini Edit launches gallery space, adds EP Cary Flaum
    Bikini Edit launches gallery space, adds EP Cary Flaum

    NEW YORK — Bikini Edit (http://bikiniedit.com) has added production/post production veteran Cary Flaum as executive producer. The move follows the studio’s recent relocation to New York City's Lower E ...

    March 24, 2017

  • Alex Moulton named CCO at Trollbäck+Co.
    Alex Moulton named CCO at Trollbäck+Co.

    NEW YORK — Creative agency Trollbäck+Company (www.trollback.com) has added Alex Moulton as chief creative officer. He joins the agency from Vice Media and has already helmed the brand refresh for NBC ...

    March 23, 2017

  • Bradley Scott named head of production at Mandt VR
    Bradley Scott named head of production at Mandt VR

    LOS ANGELES — Mandt VR (mandtvr.com), the LA-based production studio specializing in 360 degree/virtual reality content, has appointed filmmaker Bradley Scott head of production. He will oversee the d ...

    March 23, 2017

  • Utopic's Jill DiBiase cuts indie feature <i>Open Tables</i>
    Utopic's Jill DiBiase cuts indie feature Open Tables

    CHICAGO — Editor Jill DiBiase at Utopic (www.utopic.net) cut her second feature for director Jack C. Newell. Open Tables was picked up for digital release on iTunes, Amazon, Hoopla and Vimeo VOD, and ...

    March 21, 2017

  • RSP completes 230 VFX shots for <i>Logan</i>
    RSP completes 230 VFX shots for Logan

    ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA — Reprising its role on The Wolverine, Rising Sun Pictures (rsp.com.au) joined director James Mangold’s team for Logan, the third and final installment in 20th Century Fox/Ma ...

    March 17, 2017

  • Outpost completes VFX for Netflix's <i>iBoy</i>
    Outpost completes VFX for Netflix's iBoy

    BOURNEMOUTH, UK — Outpost (outpostvfx.co.uk) was the sole provider of VFX for the Wigwam Films/Neftlix project, iBoy, directed by Adam Randall and based on the Kevin Brooks novel. The film stars Bill ...

    March 13, 2017

  • Super Bowl LI: Warner/Chappell track featured in Intel spot
    Super Bowl LI: Warner/Chappell track featured in Intel spot

    NASHVILLE — A Warner/Chappell Production Music (www.warnerchappellpm.com) track is being used in Intel’s new Super Bowl commercial featuring Patriots QB Tom Brady. Epic features the “Sports Open Theme ...

    February 1, 2017

  • Post celebrates 31st year with NYC party
    Post celebrates 31st year with NYC party

    NEW YORK — Post recently celebrated our 31st Birthday with an industry party in New York City. Check out all the photos from the event, which was made possible by our sponsors: SIM Group, Dell/EMC/Nvi ...

    November 23, 2016

  • Killer Tracks partners with singer/songwriter Ian Bern
    Killer Tracks partners with singer/songwriter Ian Bern

    SANTA MONICA — Singer/songwriter Ian Bern is the latest addition to Killer Tracks’ Artist Series. The Nashville-based artist has drawn strong reviews for his debut single Enough/It’s Not You on B3SCI ...

    July 1, 2016

  • Reenactment Stock Footage launches new Website
    Reenactment Stock Footage launches new Website

    RICHMOND, VA — Reenactment Stock Footage (www.reenactmentstockfootage.com), which offers an expansive HD collection of licensable, historical re-enactments and recreations, has launched an all new Web ...

    February 23, 2017

  • C3 Entertainment acquires military footage from Creation Films
    C3 Entertainment acquires military footage from Creation Films

    GLENDALE, CA – C3 Entertainment, Inc. (www.c3entertainment.com) has purchased over 1,000 hours of historic, military-themed titles from Creation Films. The deal continues to grow the content and distr ...

    November 30, 2016

  • StormStock licensing 4K Hurricane Matthew footage
    StormStock licensing 4K Hurricane Matthew footage

    ARLINGTON, TX — Cinematographer Martin Lisius followed Hurricane Matthew along the Florida coast to capture 4K imagery of the mega storm. The storyteller braced against 90mph winds and endured stingin ...

    October 13, 2016

  • USC's Gamecock Productions relies on Archion storage
    USC's Gamecock Productions relies on Archion storage

    COLUMBIA, SC — The University of Southern Carolina’s Gamecock Productions (www.sc.edu) is employing Archion's EditStor for the post production demands of all video content captured live across 21 diff ...

    March 1, 2017

  • Sony touts 'fastest' SD cards
    Sony touts 'fastest' SD cards

    PARK RIDGE, NJ — Sony is increasing the speed and efficiency of their SD card lineup with the new SF-G Series. The SF-G Series of SD cards offer enhanced features optimized for professional photograph ...

    February 23, 2017

  • DJI & Seagate partner to develop drone storage
    DJI & Seagate partner to develop drone storage

    LAS VEGAS – At the Consumer Electronics Show, here, unmanned aerial vehicle manufacturer DJI (www.dji.com) announced a partnership with Seagate Technology plc (www.seagate.com), a leader in storage so ...

    January 4, 2017

  • Bikini Edit launches gallery space, adds EP Cary Flaum
    Bikini Edit launches gallery space, adds EP Cary Flaum

    NEW YORK — Bikini Edit (http://bikiniedit.com) has added production/post production veteran Cary Flaum as executive producer. The move follows the studio’s recent relocation to New York City's Lower E ...

    March 24, 2017

  • Vadim Turchin joins MPC as CG supervisor
    Vadim Turchin joins MPC as CG supervisor

    NEW YORK — TV, film and advertising veteran Vadim Turchin has joined MPC (moving-picture.com), here, as CG supervisor. He will serve as a senior member of the CG team, working with its producers on bi ...

    March 23, 2017

  • Alex Moulton named CCO at Trollbäck+Co.
    Alex Moulton named CCO at Trollbäck+Co.

    NEW YORK — Creative agency Trollbäck+Company (www.trollback.com) has added Alex Moulton as chief creative officer. He joins the agency from Vice Media and has already helmed the brand refresh for NBC ...

    March 23, 2017

  • FMC & NAB partner on post training; offer discounts to <i>Post</i> readers
    FMC & NAB partner on post training; offer discounts to Post readers

    NEW YORK — Future Media Concepts (FMC) is working with the National Association of Broadcasters to present in-person and online training events for pros looking to further their post production skill ...

    March 24, 2017

  • Bradley Scott named head of production at Mandt VR
    Bradley Scott named head of production at Mandt VR

    LOS ANGELES — Mandt VR (mandtvr.com), the LA-based production studio specializing in 360 degree/virtual reality content, has appointed filmmaker Bradley Scott head of production. He will oversee the d ...

    March 23, 2017

  • Vadim Turchin joins MPC as CG supervisor
    Vadim Turchin joins MPC as CG supervisor

    NEW YORK — TV, film and advertising veteran Vadim Turchin has joined MPC (moving-picture.com), here, as CG supervisor. He will serve as a senior member of the CG team, working with its producers on bi ...

    March 23, 2017

  • Vadim Turchin joins MPC as CG supervisor
    Vadim Turchin joins MPC as CG supervisor

    NEW YORK — TV, film and advertising veteran Vadim Turchin has joined MPC (moving-picture.com), here, as CG supervisor. He will serve as a senior member of the CG team, working with its producers on bi ...

    March 23, 2017

  • IKinema debuts affordable mocap solution
    IKinema debuts affordable mocap solution

    FARNHAM, UK — Animation technology specialist IKinema (www.IKinema.com/Orion) has introduced a new approach to motion capture and body tracking that uses ordinary VR hardware. Orion is designed to bri ...

    March 22, 2017

  • Boris introduces affordable Sapphire 10 Units
    Boris introduces affordable Sapphire 10 Units

    BOSTON — Boris FX has introduced Sapphire 10 Units, a collection of the company’s high-end VFX plug-ins, which are being offered in eight separate categories. The tools now come in at a lower price po ...

    March 21, 2017