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August 2014

3D Stereo

India's Gemini FX continues investment in Quantel solutions India's Gemini FX continues investment in Quantel solutions
August 18, 2014 –  CHENNAI, INDIA — Gemini FX, the Chennai-based digital film operation that’s part of the Gemini Industries and Imaging group, has purchased three turnkey Quantel (www.quantel.com) Pablo Rio 4K color an ...
Sony partners with Assimilate on free Scratch Lab license Sony partners with Assimilate on free Scratch Lab license
August 14, 2014 –  LIMA, PERU — Sony Professional Solutions Latin America (www.sonypro-latin.com) is offering a free license of Assimilate’s Scratch Lab advanced dailies software to customers who purchase a high-end F5, ...
SIGGRAPH 2014: Nvidia ships Visual Computing Appliance SIGGRAPH 2014: Nvidia ships Visual Computing Appliance
August 13, 2014 –  SAN JOSE, CA — Nvidia (www.nvidia.com) is now shipping its Visual Computing Appliance (VCA) which dramatically accelerates ray tracing, enabling users to interact with computer models of such high vis ...

Animation

Creative Arts Emmy Awards presented in LA Creative Arts Emmy Awards presented in LA
August 18, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — On Saturday, the Television Academy presented the 2014 Creative Arts Emmy Awards for programs and individual achievements. The event took place at the Nokia Theatre LA Live in Los Angele ...
Reel FX adds to sales team Reel FX adds to sales team
August 15, 2014 –  DALLAS — Reel FX, Dallas/Santa Monica has bolstered its commercial and interactive sales department with the additions of Summer Whitley, Will Andeer (left) and Tina Ghezzi (right). Whitley, who will ...
SIGGRAPH 2014: Vicon debuts new mocap solutions SIGGRAPH 2014: Vicon debuts new mocap solutions
August 13, 2014 –  DENVER — Motion capture technology specialist Vicon (www.vicon.com) launched several new products at this year’s SIGGRAPH show in Vancouver. Pegasus and Pegasus Advanced is a new set of retargeting an ...

Audio

Bobby Sorrentino closes Penny Lane, joins AudioEngine Bobby Sorrentino closes Penny Lane, joins AudioEngine
August 18, 2014 –  NEW YORK - Former Penny Lane owner and senior mixer Bobby Sorrentino (www.audioengine.net) will make his new home at AudioEngine|NYC after the closure of Penny Lane studios in mid-August. Penny Lane i ...
AE|Media acquires Shout It Out Loud Music AE|Media acquires Shout It Out Loud Music
August 18, 2014 –  NEW YORK – AE|Media, the parent company of AudioEngine|NYC, AudioEngine|PHX, Broadcasters and Kind Editorial, has added Shout It Out Loud Music (SIOLM) to its list of businesses. SIOLM will occupy the ...
Creative Arts Emmy Awards presented in LA Creative Arts Emmy Awards presented in LA
August 18, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — On Saturday, the Television Academy presented the 2014 Creative Arts Emmy Awards for programs and individual achievements. The event took place at the Nokia Theatre LA Live in Los Angele ...

Cameras

OSCARS: 21 technologies under consideration for achievement OSCARS: 21 technologies under consideration for achievement
August 18, 2014 –  BEVERLY HILLS — The Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (www.oscars.org) announced that 21 scientific and technical achievements have been sele ...
Sony partners with Assimilate on free Scratch Lab license Sony partners with Assimilate on free Scratch Lab license
August 14, 2014 –  LIMA, PERU — Sony Professional Solutions Latin America (www.sonypro-latin.com) is offering a free license of Assimilate’s Scratch Lab advanced dailies software to customers who purchase a high-end F5, ...
Kodak presents scholarship awards Kodak presents scholarship awards
August 11, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES – Kodak (www.kodak.com) and the University Film and Video Foundation (UFVF) recently announced the recipients of the 2014 Kodak Student Scholarship Awards and Kodak Student Cinematography ...

Digital Intermediates

India's Gemini FX continues investment in Quantel solutions India's Gemini FX continues investment in Quantel solutions
August 18, 2014 –  CHENNAI, INDIA — Gemini FX, the Chennai-based digital film operation that’s part of the Gemini Industries and Imaging group, has purchased three turnkey Quantel (www.quantel.com) Pablo Rio 4K color an ...
Sony partners with Assimilate on free Scratch Lab license Sony partners with Assimilate on free Scratch Lab license
August 14, 2014 –  LIMA, PERU — Sony Professional Solutions Latin America (www.sonypro-latin.com) is offering a free license of Assimilate’s Scratch Lab advanced dailies software to customers who purchase a high-end F5, ...
Nice Shoes expands color team Nice Shoes expands color team
July 28, 2014 –  NEW YORK — Nice Shoes (www.niceshoes.com) has added to its color team with the hiring of executive producer Ed Koenig and senior colorist Sal Malfitano. Malfitano joins Nice Shoes with over eight year ...

Editing

OSCARS: 21 technologies under consideration for achievement OSCARS: 21 technologies under consideration for achievement
August 18, 2014 –  BEVERLY HILLS — The Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (www.oscars.org) announced that 21 scientific and technical achievements have been sele ...
India's Gemini FX continues investment in Quantel solutions India's Gemini FX continues investment in Quantel solutions
August 18, 2014 –  CHENNAI, INDIA — Gemini FX, the Chennai-based digital film operation that’s part of the Gemini Industries and Imaging group, has purchased three turnkey Quantel (www.quantel.com) Pablo Rio 4K color an ...
Creative Arts Emmy Awards presented in LA Creative Arts Emmy Awards presented in LA
August 18, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — On Saturday, the Television Academy presented the 2014 Creative Arts Emmy Awards for programs and individual achievements. The event took place at the Nokia Theatre LA Live in Los Angele ...

Education

Kodak presents scholarship awards Kodak presents scholarship awards
August 11, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES – Kodak (www.kodak.com) and the University Film and Video Foundation (UFVF) recently announced the recipients of the 2014 Kodak Student Scholarship Awards and Kodak Student Cinematography ...
Q&A: SIGGRAPH 2014 conference chair Dave Shreiner Q&A: SIGGRAPH 2014 conference chair Dave Shreiner
August 11, 2014 –  VANCOUVER — SIGGRAPH 2014 is finally here. Exhibitors and attendees are making their way to Vancouver, British Columbia, to begin a new chapter celebrating the advancements in computer graphics techno ...
UK's Industry Workshops to host digital artist event UK's Industry Workshops to host digital artist event
August 8, 2014 –  LONDON — Later this month, digital artists will come together in East London for a three-day workshop presented by leading visual effects artists. Industry Workshops will present technical and philoso ...

HD

OSCARS: 21 technologies under consideration for achievement OSCARS: 21 technologies under consideration for achievement
August 18, 2014 –  BEVERLY HILLS — The Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (www.oscars.org) announced that 21 scientific and technical achievements have been sele ...
India's Gemini FX continues investment in Quantel solutions India's Gemini FX continues investment in Quantel solutions
August 18, 2014 –  CHENNAI, INDIA — Gemini FX, the Chennai-based digital film operation that’s part of the Gemini Industries and Imaging group, has purchased three turnkey Quantel (www.quantel.com) Pablo Rio 4K color an ...
Creative Arts Emmy Awards presented in LA Creative Arts Emmy Awards presented in LA
August 18, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — On Saturday, the Television Academy presented the 2014 Creative Arts Emmy Awards for programs and individual achievements. The event took place at the Nokia Theatre LA Live in Los Angele ...

New Media

Mackie introduces affordable desktop monitors Mackie introduces affordable desktop monitors
July 16, 2014 –  WOODINVILLE, WA — Mackie has introduced a new desktop-friendly, compact monitor line. The Creative Reference Multimedia Monitor Series includes two models — the CR3 and CR4 — with three-inch or four-i ...
New Maxon Website inspires creativity & competition New Maxon Website inspires creativity & competition
July 15, 2014 –  FRIEDRICHSDORF, GERMANY — 3D software developer Maxon has launched a new Website where digital artists using Adobe After Effects CC and Cinema 4D Lite can compete in theme-related animation contests.
Fitness In Post offers tips for healthy living Fitness In Post offers tips for healthy living
July 10, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — Fitness in Post is a new Website that’s designed help post pros achieve better health. The site – www.fitnessinpost.com - is designed to serve as a central location to learn about nutrit ...

People

Bobby Sorrentino closes Penny Lane, joins AudioEngine Bobby Sorrentino closes Penny Lane, joins AudioEngine
August 18, 2014 –  NEW YORK - Former Penny Lane owner and senior mixer Bobby Sorrentino (www.audioengine.net) will make his new home at AudioEngine|NYC after the closure of Penny Lane studios in mid-August. Penny Lane i ...
Creative agency mOcean promotes Danielle LaFortune Creative agency mOcean promotes Danielle LaFortune
August 15, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — Entertainment creative agency mOcean (www.moceanla.com) has promoted long-time staffer Danielle LaFortune to SVP of entertainment marketing. She will oversee all creative marketing teams ...
Reel FX adds to sales team Reel FX adds to sales team
August 15, 2014 –  DALLAS — Reel FX, Dallas/Santa Monica has bolstered its commercial and interactive sales department with the additions of Summer Whitley, Will Andeer (left) and Tina Ghezzi (right). Whitley, who will ...

Recent Work

2C Media helps TNT launch 'Legends' 2C Media helps TNT launch 'Legends'
August 14, 2014 –  MIAMI — 2C Media (www.2c.tv) recently partnered with TNT to create two :30 promos designed to excite audiences about the August 13th premier of the new scripted drama, Legends. The Interview and Shado ...
Emmys: Technicolor-Postworks contributing to 5 shows Emmys: Technicolor-Postworks contributing to 5 shows
July 15, 2014 –  NEW YORK— Technicolor-PostWorks, New York (www.technicolorpwny.com), provides post services to five television programs that are nominated for 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards. True Detective (HBO), Boardwa ...
Zoic brings together Pizza Hut & the Ninja Turtles Zoic brings together Pizza Hut & the Ninja Turtles
July 11, 2014 –  CULVER CITY, CA — Zoic Studios (www.zoicstudios.com) helped bring together Pizza Hut and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for a new :30 spot out of agency Mcgarrybowen. The Sneaky Turtles commercial u ...

Sound Libraries

Riptide introduces new 'one-stop' music catalog Riptide introduces new 'one-stop' music catalog
June 11, 2014 –  CULVER CITY, CA — Riptide Music Group (www.riptidemusic.com), the LA-based music sync licensing and publishing company, has created “Riptide One,” an exclusively-represented, one-stop music catalog. R ...
Bleeding Fingers holds launch party in NYC Bleeding Fingers holds launch party in NYC
May 14, 2014 –  NEW YORK — Bleeding Fingers Custom Music Shop (www.bleedingfingersmusic.com) held its launch party recently at Soho House in NYC. The company is a joint venture between Extreme Music, the product ...
Audio Network expands in US Audio Network expands in US
March 26, 2014 –  NEW YORK — Audio Network (http://us.audionetwork.com), which specializes in music for film, television and video, has announced a number of key appointments to its US sales team and copyright departme ...

Stock Footage

Artbeats celebrates 25 years in stock footage Artbeats celebrates 25 years in stock footage
July 30, 2014 –  MYRTLE CREEK, OREGON — Artbeats ( www.artbeats.com) , a provider of royalty-free stock footage, announces the celebration of 25 years in business. Founded in 1989, with an opportunity to supply backgr ...
Editors' Lounge to welcome Avid, Filmlight & Pond5 Editors' Lounge to welcome Avid, Filmlight & Pond5
January 20, 2014 –  BURBANK — The Editors’ Lounge kicks off 2014 with presentations from Avid, Filmlight, and Pond5 this month. The event will be held on Friday, January 31, at AlphaDogs Post Production (1612 W. Olive Av ...
StormStock captures devastating Oklahoma tornado StormStock captures devastating Oklahoma tornado
June 4, 2013 –  ARLINGTON, TX — The StormStock (www.stormstock.com) team captured the deadly tornado that ripped through El Reno, OK and parts of the Oklahoma City area last Friday.

Storage

ProMax acquires Cache-A, plans advanced workflow solutions ProMax acquires Cache-A, plans advanced workflow solutions
July 25, 2014 –  SANTA ANA, CA — ProMax Systems (www.promax.com), the manufacturer of high-performance video storage servers and editing workstations, has acquired Cache-A (www.Cache-A.com), a supplier of network-atta ...
Small Tree co-founder Corky Seeber retires Small Tree co-founder Corky Seeber retires
July 18, 2014 –  OAKDALE, MN — Corky Seeber, co-founder and president of Small Tree (www.small-tree.com) , has retired from the company. Seeber founded Small Tree in 2003 with Steve Modica and three other partners, an ...
Creative Storage Conference to hold future of content delivery panel Creative Storage Conference to hold future of content delivery panel
June 10, 2014 –  SAN JOSE, CA — The 2014 Creative Storage Conference (www.creativestorage.org), which will be held on June 24, 2014 in Culver City, CA, is set to include a panel discussion on “Trekking to the Clouds: ...

Studios

Bobby Sorrentino closes Penny Lane, joins AudioEngine Bobby Sorrentino closes Penny Lane, joins AudioEngine
August 18, 2014 –  NEW YORK - Former Penny Lane owner and senior mixer Bobby Sorrentino (www.audioengine.net) will make his new home at AudioEngine|NYC after the closure of Penny Lane studios in mid-August. Penny Lane i ...
AE|Media acquires Shout It Out Loud Music AE|Media acquires Shout It Out Loud Music
August 18, 2014 –  NEW YORK – AE|Media, the parent company of AudioEngine|NYC, AudioEngine|PHX, Broadcasters and Kind Editorial, has added Shout It Out Loud Music (SIOLM) to its list of businesses. SIOLM will occupy the ...
India's Gemini FX continues investment in Quantel solutions India's Gemini FX continues investment in Quantel solutions
August 18, 2014 –  CHENNAI, INDIA — Gemini FX, the Chennai-based digital film operation that’s part of the Gemini Industries and Imaging group, has purchased three turnkey Quantel (www.quantel.com) Pablo Rio 4K color an ...

Video/Film

India's Gemini FX continues investment in Quantel solutions India's Gemini FX continues investment in Quantel solutions
August 18, 2014 –  CHENNAI, INDIA — Gemini FX, the Chennai-based digital film operation that’s part of the Gemini Industries and Imaging group, has purchased three turnkey Quantel (www.quantel.com) Pablo Rio 4K color an ...
Sony partners with Assimilate on free Scratch Lab license Sony partners with Assimilate on free Scratch Lab license
August 14, 2014 –  LIMA, PERU — Sony Professional Solutions Latin America (www.sonypro-latin.com) is offering a free license of Assimilate’s Scratch Lab advanced dailies software to customers who purchase a high-end F5, ...
2C Media helps TNT launch 'Legends' 2C Media helps TNT launch 'Legends'
August 14, 2014 –  MIAMI — 2C Media (www.2c.tv) recently partnered with TNT to create two :30 promos designed to excite audiences about the August 13th premier of the new scripted drama, Legends. The Interview and Shado ...

Visual Effects

OSCARS: 21 technologies under consideration for achievement OSCARS: 21 technologies under consideration for achievement
August 18, 2014 –  BEVERLY HILLS — The Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (www.oscars.org) announced that 21 scientific and technical achievements have been sele ...
India's Gemini FX continues investment in Quantel solutions India's Gemini FX continues investment in Quantel solutions
August 18, 2014 –  CHENNAI, INDIA — Gemini FX, the Chennai-based digital film operation that’s part of the Gemini Industries and Imaging group, has purchased three turnkey Quantel (www.quantel.com) Pablo Rio 4K color an ...
Creative Arts Emmy Awards presented in LA Creative Arts Emmy Awards presented in LA
August 18, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — On Saturday, the Television Academy presented the 2014 Creative Arts Emmy Awards for programs and individual achievements. The event took place at the Nokia Theatre LA Live in Los Angele ...