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June 2015

3D Stereo

Red opens Miami store Red opens Miami store
June 5, 2015 –  MIAMI — Red Digital Cinema will host a grand opening event on June 13th to commemorate the opening of its new retail store in Miami, FL. Located in the heart of the Wynwood Art District, which is home ...
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 compr ...
'Avengers: Age of Ultron' 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'
May 5, 2015 –  Post connects with a number of studios that contributed to one of the summer's biggest blockbusters, Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron.

Animation

Bron expands Vancouver studio, producing 'Henchmen' Bron expands Vancouver studio, producing 'Henchmen'
June 30, 2015 –  BURNABY, BC — Bron Studios (www.bronstudios.com), which produces original live-action and animated motion pictures and TV series television, is expanding its facilities in Duncan, on Vancouver Island, ...
HP announces new Sprout apps for 3D scanner HP announces new Sprout apps for 3D scanner
June 24, 2015 –  PALO ALTO, CA — HP (www.hp.com) has announced several new applications for Sprout by HP, its recently-introduced 3D scanning solution. The new applications will be available this summer and include Mi ...
Houdini Engine for Cinema 4D in beta Houdini Engine for Cinema 4D in beta
June 22, 2015 –  FRIEDRICHSDORF, GERMANY — Side Effects Software and Maxon (www.maxon.net), based here, have announced the availability of a public beta of the Houdini Engine for Cinema 4D. The Houdini Engine was intr ...

Audio

Sony Pictures adds Emmy-, Oscar-winning mixers Sony Pictures adds Emmy-, Oscar-winning mixers
June 16, 2015 –  CULVER CITY, CA — Sony Pictures Post Production Services (www.sonypictures.com) continues to grow its sound department with the addition of re-recording mixers Steve Pederson and Daniel J. Leahy. The ...
FirstCom targets comic books & graphic novels with new library FirstCom targets comic books & graphic novels with new library
June 11, 2015 –  DALLAS — FirstCom Music (www.firstcom.com) has unveiled a new music licensing catalog that’s geared specifically toward those creating comic book movies, online graphic novels, video games, sci-fi pro ...
Little Red Robot opens NYC studio Little Red Robot opens NYC studio
June 8, 2015 –  NEW YORK — Micro agency/production company Little Red Robot (http://littleredrobot.com) is expanding its operations with a full-service office in New York. The company has brought in Lee Scharfstein, ...

Cameras

Blackmagic gear used throughout summer movies Blackmagic gear used throughout summer movies
June 24, 2015 –  FREMONT, CA — Blackmagic Design’s (www.blackmagicdesign.com products were used in the making of a number of this summer’s feature films. The company’s digital film cameras were used to shoot scenes an ...
Axle Video helps streamline HD, DSLR workflows Axle Video helps streamline HD, DSLR workflows
June 17, 2015 –  BOSTON — Axle Video’s (www.axlevideo.com) Axle Cam is a low-cost camera ingest application that streamlines the process of acquiring, organizing and sharing media from today’s popular video cameras an ...
Alpha1 mobile film lab rolls into NYC Alpha1 mobile film lab rolls into NYC
June 15, 2015 –  NEW YORK — UK-based Alpha Grip (www.alphagrip.co.uk) showed off its mobile film processing center in New York City today, underscoring its support for directors and studios who prefer celluloid filmma ...

Digital Intermediates

Fraunhofer further develops DCP solution Fraunhofer further develops DCP solution
June 18, 2015 –  ERLANGEN, GERMANY — The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS (www.iis.fraunhofer.de) developed its EasyDCP software suite in an effort to ensure that every DCP can be shown in any movie th ...
Alpha1 mobile film lab rolls into NYC Alpha1 mobile film lab rolls into NYC
June 15, 2015 –  NEW YORK — UK-based Alpha Grip (www.alphagrip.co.uk) showed off its mobile film processing center in New York City today, underscoring its support for directors and studios who prefer celluloid filmma ...
Panavision/Light Iron shows new workflow technologies Panavision/Light Iron shows new workflow technologies
June 8, 2015 –  LOS ANGELES — Panavision/Light Iron made a number of announcements at CineGear Expo 2015 this past weekend. PanaNet is a high speed fiber network connecting production to post production on a global s ...

Editing

Frame.io extends cloud-based platform to FCP X Frame.io extends cloud-based platform to FCP X
June 26, 2015 –  NEW YORK — Frame.io (http://frame.io), which launched back in April as a solution designed to replace the hodgepodge of Dropbox for file sharing, Vimeo for video review, and e-mail for communication, ...
Blackmagic gear used throughout summer movies Blackmagic gear used throughout summer movies
June 24, 2015 –  FREMONT, CA — Blackmagic Design’s (www.blackmagicdesign.com products were used in the making of a number of this summer’s feature films. The company’s digital film cameras were used to shoot scenes an ...
GPL Technologies opens rental & support office in NYC GPL Technologies opens rental & support office in NYC
June 24, 2015 –  NEW YORK — LA-based GPL Technologies (www.gpltech.com) has opened a new office in New York City, where it will provide IT consulting, workflow design, system rentals and support services for post faci ...

Education

Editors' Lounge to present ACES workflow & monitor shootout Editors' Lounge to present ACES workflow & monitor shootout
June 16, 2015 –  BURBANK, CA — On Friday, June 26th, the Editors’ Lounge will host a special evening focusing on ACES, the Academy Color Encoding System, which is designed to unify the production, editorial, color man ...
Alpha1 mobile film lab rolls into NYC Alpha1 mobile film lab rolls into NYC
June 15, 2015 –  NEW YORK — UK-based Alpha Grip (www.alphagrip.co.uk) showed off its mobile film processing center in New York City today, underscoring its support for directors and studios who prefer celluloid filmma ...
Motion Capture Summit set for June 13-14 in LA Motion Capture Summit set for June 13-14 in LA
June 11, 2015 –  MOSCOW, RUSSIA — iPi Soft (www.ipisoft.com), the Moscow-based developer of the markerless motion capture technology, has entered into a partnership with The Mocap Vaults, an educational resource that ...

HD

Frame.io extends cloud-based platform to FCP X Frame.io extends cloud-based platform to FCP X
June 26, 2015 –  NEW YORK — Frame.io (http://frame.io), which launched back in April as a solution designed to replace the hodgepodge of Dropbox for file sharing, Vimeo for video review, and e-mail for communication, ...
Blackmagic gear used throughout summer movies Blackmagic gear used throughout summer movies
June 24, 2015 –  FREMONT, CA — Blackmagic Design’s (www.blackmagicdesign.com products were used in the making of a number of this summer’s feature films. The company’s digital film cameras were used to shoot scenes an ...
GPL Technologies opens rental & support office in NYC GPL Technologies opens rental & support office in NYC
June 24, 2015 –  NEW YORK — LA-based GPL Technologies (www.gpltech.com) has opened a new office in New York City, where it will provide IT consulting, workflow design, system rentals and support services for post faci ...

New Media

HP announces new Sprout apps for 3D scanner HP announces new Sprout apps for 3D scanner
June 24, 2015 –  PALO ALTO, CA — HP (www.hp.com) has announced several new applications for Sprout by HP, its recently-introduced 3D scanning solution. The new applications will be available this summer and include Mi ...
Portugal to host September's THU festival Portugal to host September's THU festival
June 16, 2015 –  TRÓIA, PORTUGAL — Trojan Horse was a Unicorn (THU) is an annual five-day festival for digital artists set to take place in Portugal from September 15th through 19th. Now in its third year, THU (www.tr ...
Deluxe debuts VR services, completes 'Neuro' Deluxe debuts VR services, completes 'Neuro'
June 16, 2015 –  SANTA MONICA, CA — Deluxe Entertainment Services Inc. (www.bydeluxe.com) has introduced a slate of technology and services to develop content for immersive entertainment and virtual reality experience ...

New York

Frame.io extends cloud-based platform to FCP X Frame.io extends cloud-based platform to FCP X
June 26, 2015 –  NEW YORK — Frame.io (http://frame.io), which launched back in April as a solution designed to replace the hodgepodge of Dropbox for file sharing, Vimeo for video review, and e-mail for communication, ...
GPL Technologies opens rental & support office in NYC GPL Technologies opens rental & support office in NYC
June 24, 2015 –  NEW YORK — LA-based GPL Technologies (www.gpltech.com) has opened a new office in New York City, where it will provide IT consulting, workflow design, system rentals and support services for post faci ...
Corning offers all-optical Thunderbolt cables via BestBuy.com Corning offers all-optical Thunderbolt cables via BestBuy.com
June 15, 2015 –  CORNING, NY — Corning Incorporated (www.corning.com) is now offering its Thunderbolt optical cables through the Best Buy Website (www.bestbuy.com). Thunderbolt Optical Cables by Corning are electrical ...


People

Sony Pictures adds Emmy-, Oscar-winning mixers Sony Pictures adds Emmy-, Oscar-winning mixers
June 16, 2015 –  CULVER CITY, CA — Sony Pictures Post Production Services (www.sonypictures.com) continues to grow its sound department with the addition of re-recording mixers Steve Pederson and Daniel J. Leahy. The ...
Don Mischer to produce 67th Primetime Emmy Awards Don Mischer to produce 67th Primetime Emmy Awards
June 4, 2015 –  LOS ANGELES — Emmy Award-winning producer Don Mischer and partners Charlie Haykel and Juliane Hare will return as producers of the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards airing live coast-to-coast from the Nokia ...
Kevin O'Connell returns to Sony Pictures Kevin O'Connell returns to Sony Pictures
June 4, 2015 –  CULVER CITY, CA — Re-recording mixer Kevin O’Connell has returned to Culver City, CA-based Sony Pictures Post Production Services. A 20-time Academy Award-nominee, O’Connell has already completed four ...

Recent Work

Deluxe debuts VR services, completes 'Neuro' Deluxe debuts VR services, completes 'Neuro'
June 16, 2015 –  SANTA MONICA, CA — Deluxe Entertainment Services Inc. (www.bydeluxe.com) has introduced a slate of technology and services to develop content for immersive entertainment and virtual reality experience ...
MPC creates world of dinosaurs for Nescafe MPC creates world of dinosaurs for Nescafe
June 4, 2015 –  LONDON — A mother and son set out on an epic journey in search of dinosaurs for a recent Nescafe Goldblend coffee spot. Directed by the Park Pictures duo of Christian McKenzie & Patrick Chen, and ...
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 we ...

Sound Libraries

Warner/Chappell Production Music builds 'News' collection via Gari Warner/Chappell Production Music builds 'News' collection via Gari
January 12, 2015 –  NASHVILLE — Warner/Chappell Production Music (www.warnerchappellpm.com), Warner Music Group’s production music arm, has acquired the music assets of Frank Gari Productions and Gari Communications. Fra ...
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 ...

Stock Footage

Videoblocks launches premium stock video marketplace Videoblocks launches premium stock video marketplace
April 14, 2015 –  RESTON, VA — Videoblocks (www.videoblocks.com), a subscription-based provider of unlimited royalty-free stock video, announced the official public launch of a new Marketplace that allows members to pu ...
Videoblocks' new stock video site offers full commission to contributors Videoblocks' new stock video site offers full commission to contributors
November 20, 2014 –  RESTON, VA — VideoBlocks (www.videoblocks.com) , a subscription-based provider of unlimited royalty-free stock video, announced the launch of its “contributor-friendly” marketplace that rewards conten ...
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 ...

Storage

Frame.io extends cloud-based platform to FCP X Frame.io extends cloud-based platform to FCP X
June 26, 2015 –  NEW YORK — Frame.io (http://frame.io), which launched back in April as a solution designed to replace the hodgepodge of Dropbox for file sharing, Vimeo for video review, and e-mail for communication, ...
Codex expands beyond recording solutions Codex expands beyond recording solutions
June 9, 2015 –  LOS ANGELES — At the recent Cinegear 2015 show, Codex (www.codexdigital.com) demonstrated solutions that position the manufacturer as more than a provider of recording solutions.
Atomos improves Shogun recorder, announces promotion Atomos improves Shogun recorder, announces promotion
June 9, 2015 –  MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA — At Cine Gear 2015, Atomos showed a host of feature updates for its Shogun, recorder, including pre-roll record and timelapse. Shogun also now offers anamorphic de-squeeze and RA ...

Studios

Bron expands Vancouver studio, producing 'Henchmen' Bron expands Vancouver studio, producing 'Henchmen'
June 30, 2015 –  BURNABY, BC — Bron Studios (www.bronstudios.com), which produces original live-action and animated motion pictures and TV series television, is expanding its facilities in Duncan, on Vancouver Island, ...
GPL Technologies opens rental & support office in NYC GPL Technologies opens rental & support office in NYC
June 24, 2015 –  NEW YORK — LA-based GPL Technologies (www.gpltech.com) has opened a new office in New York City, where it will provide IT consulting, workflow design, system rentals and support services for post faci ...
Sony PCL invests in Quantel's Pablo, offers 8K services Sony PCL invests in Quantel's Pablo, offers 8K services
June 22, 2015 –  NEWBURY, UK — Quantel (www.quantel.com), here, has sold a Pablo Rio 8K editing, color correction and finishing system to Sony PCL Inc., the Tokyo, Japan-based event and video production solutions prov ...

Video/Film

Bron expands Vancouver studio, producing 'Henchmen' Bron expands Vancouver studio, producing 'Henchmen'
June 30, 2015 –  BURNABY, BC — Bron Studios (www.bronstudios.com), which produces original live-action and animated motion pictures and TV series television, is expanding its facilities in Duncan, on Vancouver Island, ...
Frame.io extends cloud-based platform to FCP X Frame.io extends cloud-based platform to FCP X
June 26, 2015 –  NEW YORK — Frame.io (http://frame.io), which launched back in April as a solution designed to replace the hodgepodge of Dropbox for file sharing, Vimeo for video review, and e-mail for communication, ...
Blackmagic gear used throughout summer movies Blackmagic gear used throughout summer movies
June 24, 2015 –  FREMONT, CA — Blackmagic Design’s (www.blackmagicdesign.com products were used in the making of a number of this summer’s feature films. The company’s digital film cameras were used to shoot scenes an ...

Visual Effects

HP announces new Sprout apps for 3D scanner HP announces new Sprout apps for 3D scanner
June 24, 2015 –  PALO ALTO, CA — HP (www.hp.com) has announced several new applications for Sprout by HP, its recently-introduced 3D scanning solution. The new applications will be available this summer and include Mi ...
GPL Technologies opens rental & support office in NYC GPL Technologies opens rental & support office in NYC
June 24, 2015 –  NEW YORK — LA-based GPL Technologies (www.gpltech.com) has opened a new office in New York City, where it will provide IT consulting, workflow design, system rentals and support services for post faci ...
Portugal to host September's THU festival Portugal to host September's THU festival
June 16, 2015 –  TRÓIA, PORTUGAL — Trojan Horse was a Unicorn (THU) is an annual five-day festival for digital artists set to take place in Portugal from September 15th through 19th. Now in its third year, THU (www.tr ...