• Assimilate introduces universal format player, Scratch Play Pro
    Assimilate introduces universal format player, Scratch Play Pro

    SANTA CLARA, CA — Assimilate (www.assimilateinc.com) has introduced Scratch Play Pro, a universal format player, immersive media player, look creator with version management, transcoder, and QC tool — ...

    July 25, 2018

  • Framestore & Magic Leap partner to create Mixed Reality experiences
    Framestore & Magic Leap partner to create Mixed Reality experiences

    LONDON — VFX studio Framestore (www.framestore.com) has entered into a strategic partnership with Magic Leap, a company that is building a next generation spatial computing platform that will power mi ...

    June 7, 2018

  • VRLA tickets now on sale
    VRLA tickets now on sale

    LOS ANGELES — Passes are now avaiable to VRLA 2018 (http://virtualrealityla.com), the upcoming tech expo that focuses on immersive and transformative technology. Set to take place May 4th and 5th, the ...

    January 31, 2018

  • Sony Pictures opens new sound studios
    Sony Pictures opens new sound studios

    CULVER CITY, CA — Sony Pictures Post Production Services continues to add resources for motion picture and television sound with the opening of three new theater-style studios. The new studio are loca ...

    August 14, 2018

  • Rob Ballingall joins Sonic Union in NYC
    Rob Ballingall joins Sonic Union in NYC

    NEW YORK CITY — Audio studio Sonic Union (https://www.sonicunion.com) has added composer/experiential sound designer/mixer Rob Ballingall to its team. Working out of both its Bryant Park and Union Squ ...

    August 8, 2018

  • Schedule revealed for 70th Emmy Awards & 2018 Creative Arts Emmy Awards
    Schedule revealed for 70th Emmy Awards & 2018 Creative Arts Emmy Awards

    HOLLYWOOD — The Television Academy has announced which awards categories will be presented during the 70th Emmy Awards and each of the 2018 Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremonies. The 70th Emmy Awards w ...

    July 27, 2018

  • Shotgun Software recognizes Pipeline Award winners
    Shotgun Software recognizes Pipeline Award winners

    VANCOUVER — At SIGGRAPH 2018, Autodesk’s Shotgun Software (https://shotgunsoftware.com) company announced the winners of its annual Pipeline Awards, which honor outstanding achievement in pipeline too ...

    August 16, 2018

  • Sony Pictures opens new sound studios
    Sony Pictures opens new sound studios

    CULVER CITY, CA — Sony Pictures Post Production Services continues to add resources for motion picture and television sound with the opening of three new theater-style studios. The new studio are loca ...

    August 14, 2018

  • Animal Logic launches live-action production subsidiary Truant Pictures
    Animal Logic launches live-action production subsidiary Truant Pictures

    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — Animal Logic (www.animallogic.com) CEO Zareh Nalbandian says the visual effects and design company has launched a new new production company called Truant Pictures, which will deve ...

    August 14, 2018

  • Panasonic launches new VariCam LUT Library
    Panasonic launches new VariCam LUT Library

    SECAUCUS, NJ — Panasonic has launched a free VariCam LUT Library that enables filmmakers to create a variety of looks with VariCam and EVA1 cinema cameras. The library contains 35 unique 3D Look Up Ta ...

    August 8, 2018

  • NMF's Mendez to spearhead Colorfront sales
    NMF's Mendez to spearhead Colorfront sales

    MIAMI — Javier Mendez has been appointed head of business development at international reseller Nacho Mazzini Family (www.nachomf.com), where he is tasked with spearheading new North American sales fo ...

    July 30, 2018

  • Assimilate introduces universal format player, Scratch Play Pro
    Assimilate introduces universal format player, Scratch Play Pro

    SANTA CLARA, CA — Assimilate (www.assimilateinc.com) has introduced Scratch Play Pro, a universal format player, immersive media player, look creator with version management, transcoder, and QC tool — ...

    July 25, 2018

  • 'Free the Bid' adds women colorists category to database
    'Free the Bid' adds women colorists category to database

    NEW YORK — The diversity initiative Free the Bid (http://freethebid.com) is expanding its footprint to include a colorist category among its representation of women directors, directors of photography ...

    August 13, 2018

  • Colorist Vincent Taylor joins Chimney in NYC
    Colorist Vincent Taylor joins Chimney in NYC

    NEW YORK CITY — Colorist Vincent Taylor has joined Chimney (www.chimneygroup.com) in New York City, coming to the studio from MPC Shanghai. Chimney has 14 offices in nine countries. Taylor brings year ...

    August 9, 2018

  • Panasonic launches new VariCam LUT Library
    Panasonic launches new VariCam LUT Library

    SECAUCUS, NJ — Panasonic has launched a free VariCam LUT Library that enables filmmakers to create a variety of looks with VariCam and EVA1 cinema cameras. The library contains 35 unique 3D Look Up Ta ...

    August 8, 2018

  • Foundry launches Nuke 11.2, updates Mari & Katana
    Foundry launches Nuke 11.2, updates Mari & Katana

    VANCOUVER — Creative software developer Foundry (foundry.com) has launched Nuke 11.2, bringing a range of new features and updates to the compositing toolkit. The latest version will let artists work ...

    August 16, 2018

  • Story House Productions upgrades storage infrastructure with Facilis
    Story House Productions upgrades storage infrastructure with Facilis

    BERLIN, GERMANY — Story House Productions has upgraded and extended the shared storage network in its Berlin facility. The studio is home to a Facilis 448TB Hub Server Stack consisting of two TerraBlo ...

    August 16, 2018

  • Finalists named for 2018 Student Academy Awards
    Finalists named for 2018 Student Academy Awards

    LOS ANGELES — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (http://oscars.org) recently announced the list of 2018 Student Academy Awards finalists. The Student Academy Awards is an international s ...

    August 16, 2018

  • Autodesk hosts 'Vision Series' at SIGGRAPH 2018
    Autodesk hosts 'Vision Series' at SIGGRAPH 2018

    VANCOUVER — The Autodesk Vision Series includes presentations and panels on the workflows, mastery and trends driving the year’s biggest blockbusters straight from the minds of Autodesk customers and ...

    August 14, 2018

  • Nvidia founder/CEO Jensen Huang to speak at SIGGRAPH
    Nvidia founder/CEO Jensen Huang to speak at SIGGRAPH

    VANCOUVER — Nvidia founder and CEO Jensen Huang will speak at this year’s SIGGRAPH show in Vancouver. Huang will take the stage in Hall C of the Vancouver Convention Centre East Building at 4pm on Mon ...

    August 3, 2018

  • Santa Monica College adds JVC ProHD cameras
    Santa Monica College adds JVC ProHD cameras

    SANTA MONICA, CA — Santa Monica College has added JVC GY-HM890 ProHD cameras to the production studio in its new Center for Media and Design. The studio features three GY-HM890s, paired with JVC FS-79 ...

    June 20, 2018

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IBC

  • IBC accepting Technical Papers submissions
    IBC accepting Technical Papers submissions

    LONDON — IBC is now accepting synopsis submissions for its Technical Papers for the IBC2018 Conference, set to take place in September. For over 50 years, IBC has served as a forum for the unveiling, ...

    January 9, 2018

  • Telestream & IBM Aspera partner on remote live production solution
    Telestream & IBM Aspera partner on remote live production solution

    AMSTERDAM — At the recent IBC2017, IBM and Telestream (www.telestream.net) introduced a solution for high-speed capture and production of live, broadcast-quality video from remote locations. Telestrea ...

    September 20, 2017

  • Colorfront shows affordable UHD HDR products
    Colorfront shows affordable UHD HDR products

    AMSTERDAM — Colorfront (www.colorfront.com), the developer of high-performance, on-set dailies and transcoding systems, showcased an expanded portfolio of affordable UHD HDR products at IBC2017. The b ...

    September 20, 2017

  • MPSE & CAS to host October 'golf & poker' tournament
    MPSE & CAS to host October 'golf & poker' tournament

    STUDIO CITY, CA — The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) and the Cinema Audio Society (CAS) will host the ‘MPSE & CAS Annual Golf and Poker Tournament’ on Sunday, October 14th at Angeles National ...

    July 26, 2018

  • Gentleman Scholar shows off animation skills in World Cup video
    Gentleman Scholar shows off animation skills in World Cup video

    LOS ANGELES & NEW YORK CITY – In honor of the 2018 World Cup, Gentleman Scholar (www.gentlemanscholar.com) crafted an animated tribute that celebrates a handful of international players. The studi ...

    July 11, 2018

  • Sim takes delivery of clean energy power stations
    Sim takes delivery of clean energy power stations

    VANCOUVER — Portable Electric, the manufacturer of clean energy power stations, has delivered nine lithium-ion battery power stations to Sim (siminternational.com) in a move to increase sustainability ...

    June 21, 2018

NAB

  • Post Picks: NAB 2018
    Post Picks: NAB 2018

    LAS VEGAS — Post ’s team of writers, contributors and industry pros recently walked the show floor of the 2018 NAB Show in Las Vegas, searching for the most innovative and coolest new products, soluti ...

    April 17, 2018

  • Sonnet delivers 1TB Thunderbolt 3 Flash drive
    Sonnet delivers 1TB Thunderbolt 3 Flash drive

    IRVINE, CA — At NAB in Las Vegas, Sonnet Technologies (www.sonnettech.com) announced that it is now shipping a 1TB version of its popular Fusion Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Flash Drive. The rugged, pocket-size ...

    April 16, 2018

  • Deluxe launches Deluxe One cloud-based platform
    Deluxe launches Deluxe One cloud-based platform

    LOS ANGELES — Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. has announced the launch of Deluxe One  (one.bydeluxe.com), a new platform that unifies all stages of the content ecosystem — from creation ...

    April 10, 2018

  • Editorial house PS260 launches content creation studio
    Editorial house PS260 launches content creation studio

    NEW YORK CITY — Creative editorial house PS260 has launched their own creative content studio, called We Know The Future, which offers in-house production capabilities and advertising solutions across ...

    August 2, 2018

  • Creative studio Lobo expands US sales team
    Creative studio Lobo expands US sales team

    NEW YORK CITY — Design, animation and mixed media studio Lobo (http://lobo.cx) has expanded its sales team with the addition of Nathan Skillicorn of Heart, Brains & Nerve in the Midwest and James ...

    July 27, 2018

  • Dell debuts new entry-level Precision workstations
    Dell debuts new entry-level Precision workstations

    ROUND ROCK, TX — Dell (www.dellemc.com/precision) has introduced a powerful 1U rack workstation and several new tower workstations that are geared toward companies of all sizes and budgets. Built with ...

    July 12, 2018

  • 'Free the Bid' adds women colorists category to database
    'Free the Bid' adds women colorists category to database

    NEW YORK — The diversity initiative Free the Bid (http://freethebid.com) is expanding its footprint to include a colorist category among its representation of women directors, directors of photography ...

    August 13, 2018

  • Colorist Vincent Taylor joins Chimney in NYC
    Colorist Vincent Taylor joins Chimney in NYC

    NEW YORK CITY — Colorist Vincent Taylor has joined Chimney (www.chimneygroup.com) in New York City, coming to the studio from MPC Shanghai. Chimney has 14 offices in nine countries. Taylor brings year ...

    August 9, 2018

  • Rob Ballingall joins Sonic Union in NYC
    Rob Ballingall joins Sonic Union in NYC

    NEW YORK CITY — Audio studio Sonic Union (https://www.sonicunion.com) has added composer/experiential sound designer/mixer Rob Ballingall to its team. Working out of both its Bryant Park and Union Squ ...

    August 8, 2018

  • Finalists named for 2018 Student Academy Awards
    Finalists named for 2018 Student Academy Awards

    LOS ANGELES — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (http://oscars.org) recently announced the list of 2018 Student Academy Awards finalists. The Student Academy Awards is an international s ...

    August 16, 2018

  • John Bailey re-elected Academy president
    John Bailey re-elected Academy president

    LOS ANGELES — John Bailey (www.oscars.org) was recently re-elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences by the organization’s Board of Governors. A number of individuals were a ...

    August 8, 2018

  • Academy investigating eight scientific & technical areas
    Academy investigating eight scientific & technical areas

    LOS ANGELES — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (www.oscars.org) has announced that eight distinct scientific and technical investigations have been launched for the 2018 Oscars. These i ...

    July 3, 2018

  • Finalists named for 2018 Student Academy Awards
    Finalists named for 2018 Student Academy Awards

    LOS ANGELES — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (http://oscars.org) recently announced the list of 2018 Student Academy Awards finalists. The Student Academy Awards is an international s ...

    August 16, 2018

  • VES names 2018 honorees
    VES names 2018 honorees

    LOS ANGELES — The Visual Effects Society (www.visualeffectssociety.com) has announced the 2018 inductees into its VES Hall of Fame, as well as the newest Lifetime and Honorary members, and this year’s ...

    August 15, 2018

  • 'Free the Bid' adds women colorists category to database
    'Free the Bid' adds women colorists category to database

    NEW YORK — The diversity initiative Free the Bid (http://freethebid.com) is expanding its footprint to include a colorist category among its representation of women directors, directors of photography ...

    August 13, 2018

  • Finalists named for 2018 Student Academy Awards
    Finalists named for 2018 Student Academy Awards

    LOS ANGELES — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (http://oscars.org) recently announced the list of 2018 Student Academy Awards finalists. The Student Academy Awards is an international s ...

    August 16, 2018

  • Autodesk hosts 'Vision Series' at SIGGRAPH 2018
    Autodesk hosts 'Vision Series' at SIGGRAPH 2018

    VANCOUVER — The Autodesk Vision Series includes presentations and panels on the workflows, mastery and trends driving the year’s biggest blockbusters straight from the minds of Autodesk customers and ...

    August 14, 2018

  • Already Been Chewed helps Casio re-launch G-Shock watch
    Already Been Chewed helps Casio re-launch G-Shock watch

    DALLAS — Already Been Chewed (www.alreadybeenchewed.tv) recently worked directly with Casio, USA to create a new :60 spot that helped the electronics manufacturer relaunch their G-Shock 6900 watch. Ca ...

    August 9, 2018

  • The Mark Awards to honor top production music this September
    The Mark Awards to honor top production music this September

    LOS ANGELES — The Mark Awards will return for the fourth year, recognizing the best in production music. Named in honor of the late Andy Mark, who was a library owner and founding member of the Produc ...

    July 24, 2018

  • Killer Tracks releases music from Love Hope Strength Band
    Killer Tracks releases music from Love Hope Strength Band

    SANTA MONICA, CA — Killer Tracks (www.killertracks.com) has announced the exclusive release of four tracks from the Love Hope Strength Band featuring Mike Peters of The Alarm, an act that produced mor ...

    June 6, 2018

  • Pro Sound Effects expands Odyssey Collection
    Pro Sound Effects expands Odyssey Collection

    BROOKLYN, NY — Pro Sound Effects has released The Odyssey Collection: Expanded, the newest library from their partnership with Academy Award-winning sound editors Mark Mangini and Richard L. Anderson. ...

    May 8, 2018

  • Pond5 releases first wave of DJI drone aerials
    Pond5 releases first wave of DJI drone aerials

    NEW YORK CITY — Content marketplace Pond5, in conjunction with DJI, the manufacturer of civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, has unveiled the first wave of content in its premium collection ...

    July 10, 2018

  • Reenactment Stock Footage contributes to <I>Legends & Lies</I>; <I>Frontiersmen</I>
    Reenactment Stock Footage contributes to Legends & Lies; Frontiersmen

    RICHMOND, VA — Reenactment Stock Footage (www.reenactmentstockfootage.com), which provides historical recreation footage, has collaborated on two high-profile historical series that are currently airi ...

    May 2, 2018

  • Pond5 app integrates with Final Cut Pro X
    Pond5 app integrates with Final Cut Pro X

    NEW YORK CITY — Pond5, a content marketplace for high-quality, royalty-free video and other media, has announced new integration with Apple’s Final Cut Pro X. The app can help editors save time by wor ...

    April 16, 2018

  • Story House Productions upgrades storage infrastructure with Facilis
    Story House Productions upgrades storage infrastructure with Facilis

    BERLIN, GERMANY — Story House Productions has upgraded and extended the shared storage network in its Berlin facility. The studio is home to a Facilis 448TB Hub Server Stack consisting of two TerraBlo ...

    August 16, 2018

  • Shotgun Software recognizes Pipeline Award winners
    Shotgun Software recognizes Pipeline Award winners

    VANCOUVER — At SIGGRAPH 2018, Autodesk’s Shotgun Software (https://shotgunsoftware.com) company announced the winners of its annual Pipeline Awards, which honor outstanding achievement in pipeline too ...

    August 16, 2018

  • VES names 2018 honorees
    VES names 2018 honorees

    LOS ANGELES — The Visual Effects Society (www.visualeffectssociety.com) has announced the 2018 inductees into its VES Hall of Fame, as well as the newest Lifetime and Honorary members, and this year’s ...

    August 15, 2018

  • Vicon shows location-based VR solution, Origin
    Vicon shows location-based VR solution, Origin

    VANCOUVER — At the SIGGRAPH show this week, Vicon (www.vicon.com) showed off Origin, a comprehensive location-based virtual reality (LBVR) system that blends the company’s Academy Award-winning tracki ...

    August 16, 2018

  • Reallusion brings mocap & character-creation tools to SIGGRAPH
    Reallusion brings mocap & character-creation tools to SIGGRAPH

    VANCOUVER – Reallusion showed innovations in motion capture and character creation at this year’s SIGGRAPH show, including the standalone character creation tool Character Creator 3, the realtime moti ...

    August 16, 2018

  • OptiTrack previews latest mocap technology
    OptiTrack previews latest mocap technology

    VANCOUVER — At SIGGRAPH 2018, OptiTrack (http://optitrack.com) previewed the lightweight Active Puck Mini, its latest advancement in VR player tracking and full body motion capture. With a reduced for ...

    August 16, 2018