3D Stereo

  • Assimilate releases Scratch VR Suite 8.5
    Assimilate releases Scratch VR Suite 8.5

    SANTA CLARA, CA — Assimilate (www.assimilateinc.com) has released Version 8.5 of its Scratch VR Suite - the company’s professional, realtime VR toolset for working within a 360-degree environment. Scr ...

    June 22, 2016

  • Sideshow Studios offering VR previs services
    Sideshow Studios offering VR previs services

    LOS ANGELES — Sideshow Studios (www.sideshow-studios.com), the 10-year-old, multi-disciplined production and post facility founded by Peter Bailey and Daniel Cordeniz, has added immersive, 360-degree ...

    April 29, 2016

  • SGO previews Mistika's VR toolset at NAB
    SGO previews Mistika's VR toolset at NAB

    MADRID, SPAIN — SGO (www.sgo.es) is previewing the advanced Immersive Reality Toolset of its Mistika post production system at NAB. The new toolset combines the company’s stereo 3D functionality with ...

    April 12, 2016

Animation

  • Blackmagic releases Fusion 8.2 for Linux
    Blackmagic releases Fusion 8.2 for Linux

    FREMONT, CA — Blackmagic Design (www.blackmagicdesign.com) has released Fusion visual effects software for the Linux platform. The new Linux version of Fusion and Fusion Studio means visual effects ar ...

    July 28, 2016

  • Massive releases 3DS Max-based crowd simulation tool
    Massive releases 3DS Max-based crowd simulation tool

    ANAHEIM, CA — At SIGGRAPH 2016, Massive (www.massivesoftware.com) released Massive for Max, which seamlessly integrates the crowd simulation software into Autodesk’s 3DS Max. Massive features characte ...

    July 27, 2016

  • AMD debuts new graphics technologies at SIGGRAPH
    AMD debuts new graphics technologies at SIGGRAPH

    ANAHEIM, CA — AMD (www.amd.com) made a number of announcements at the SIGGRAPH show taking place in Anaheim. The new Radeon Pro WX Series of professional graphics cards harness the Polaris architectur ...

    July 27, 2016

Audio

  • Red Giant improves PluralEyes syncing solution
    Red Giant improves PluralEyes syncing solution

    PORTLAND, OR — Red Giant has updated audio/video syncing plug-in PluralEyes. Version 4.1 of PluralEyes is free to current PluralEyes users, and the company is offering special sales pricing on its Web ...

    July 27, 2016

  • Fairlight selling off its pro audio technology
    Fairlight selling off its pro audio technology

    SYDNEY — Fairlight.AU (www.fairlight.com.au), the Australian technology development company best known for its professional audio products, has announced that it is actively seeking a buyer for its pr ...

    July 21, 2016

  • Academy elects 2016-17 board of governors
    Academy elects 2016-17 board of governors

    LOS ANGELES — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (oscars.org) announced its newly elected 2016–2017 board of governors. A runoff election is required for the Film Editors Branch.

    July 18, 2016

Cameras

  • Vicon showing latest mocap cameras at SIGGRAPH
    Vicon showing latest mocap cameras at SIGGRAPH

    OXFORD, UK — Motion control technology specialist Vicon (www.vicon.com) is showcasing its two new cameras - Vero and Vue - at this year’s SIGGRAPH show in Anaheim, CA. The cameras join Vicon’s flagshi ...

    July 22, 2016

  • Panasonic introduces entry-level 1080p camcorder
    Panasonic introduces entry-level 1080p camcorder

    NEWARK, NJ — Panasonic (www.panasonic.com/broadcast) has introduced the AG-AC30, a new handheld camcorder with a number of professional features, including a 20X optical zoom, wide-angle 29.5mm lens, ...

    July 18, 2016

  • Framestore's Mangani apes swing in 'Tarzan'
    Framestore's Mangani apes swing in 'Tarzan'

    LONDON/MONTREAL — Currently swinging in cinemas worldwide, Warner Bros’ The Legend of Tarzan is the visually stunning feature film based on Edgar Rice Burroughs’ bestselling 1912 novel, Tarzan of the ...

    July 11, 2016

Digital Intermediates

  • Technicolor PostWorks supports 7 Emmy-nominated shows
    Technicolor PostWorks supports 7 Emmy-nominated shows

    NEW YORK — Technicolor PostWorks (www.technicolorpwny.com) provided post production services for seven television programs that received nominations in the 68th Emmy Awards. They include the scripted ...

    July 26, 2016

  • Shotgun debuts V.7.0 of review & approval solution
    Shotgun debuts V.7.0 of review & approval solution

    LOS ANGELES — Shotgun Software (www.shotgunsoftware.com), developer of the cloud-based review and production tracking software, has announced Shotgun 7.0 at SIGGRAPH this week. Shotgun is focused on s ...

    July 26, 2016

  • Colorist David Cole joins FotoKem team
    Colorist David Cole joins FotoKem team

    BURBANK, CA — Senior colorist David Cole has joined FotoKem’s Creative Services Division (www.fotokem.com), deepening the facility’s digital intermediate talent bench. One of Cole’s first projects, ba ...

    July 1, 2016

Editing

  • Cutters promotes Nick Chiou to editor
    Cutters promotes Nick Chiou to editor

    CHICAGO — Cutters (www.cuttersstudios.com) has promoted Nick Chiou to editor. Chiou is a Chicago native who earned his B.A. in Digital Cinema from DePaul University. After beginning his career as an a ...

    July 28, 2016

  • PS260 expands to West Coast, adds EP Dunn
    PS260 expands to West Coast, adds EP Dunn

    LOS ANGELES — Commercial and film editorial house PS260 in New York City has opened a new office in Los Angeles and made a strategic new hire. Carol Dunn comes on board as executive producer of the ne ...

    July 28, 2016

  • Technicolor PostWorks supports 7 Emmy-nominated shows
    Technicolor PostWorks supports 7 Emmy-nominated shows

    NEW YORK — Technicolor PostWorks (www.technicolorpwny.com) provided post production services for seven television programs that received nominations in the 68th Emmy Awards. They include the scripted ...

    July 26, 2016

Education

HD

  • Technicolor PostWorks supports 7 Emmy-nominated shows
    Technicolor PostWorks supports 7 Emmy-nominated shows

    NEW YORK — Technicolor PostWorks (www.technicolorpwny.com) provided post production services for seven television programs that received nominations in the 68th Emmy Awards. They include the scripted ...

    July 26, 2016

  • Shotgun debuts V.7.0 of review & approval solution
    Shotgun debuts V.7.0 of review & approval solution

    LOS ANGELES — Shotgun Software (www.shotgunsoftware.com), developer of the cloud-based review and production tracking software, has announced Shotgun 7.0 at SIGGRAPH this week. Shotgun is focused on s ...

    July 26, 2016

  • Switcher Studio adds Facebook Live integration
    Switcher Studio adds Facebook Live integration

    LOUISVILLE, KY — Switcher Studio (www.switcherstudio.com) now offers integration with Facebook Live, enabling users to stream live content directly to Facebook. A major new upgrade to the Switcher Stu ...

    June 23, 2016

New Media

  • AMD debuts new graphics technologies at SIGGRAPH
    AMD debuts new graphics technologies at SIGGRAPH

    ANAHEIM, CA — AMD (www.amd.com) made a number of announcements at the SIGGRAPH show taking place in Anaheim. The new Radeon Pro WX Series of professional graphics cards harness the Polaris architectur ...

    July 27, 2016

  • Brazil animation studio Lobo sets up New York office
    Brazil animation studio Lobo sets up New York office

    BROOKLYN, NY — Lobo (http://lobo.cx), the São Paulo, Brazil-based design and animation studio, has opened its first US office in New York. Partners Nando Cohen, Gabriel Nobrega and Mateus de Paula San ...

    July 18, 2016

  • Roger Beck joins Elements
    Roger Beck joins Elements

    LOS ANGELES, CA — Elements, developer of advanced solutions for unrestricted collaboration in shared media workflows, has announced that media and entertainment professional Roger Beck has been tapped ...

    July 14, 2016

New York

  • PS260 expands to West Coast, adds EP Dunn
    PS260 expands to West Coast, adds EP Dunn

    LOS ANGELES — Commercial and film editorial house PS260 in New York City has opened a new office in Los Angeles and made a strategic new hire. Carol Dunn comes on board as executive producer of the ne ...

    July 28, 2016

  • Technicolor PostWorks supports 7 Emmy-nominated shows
    Technicolor PostWorks supports 7 Emmy-nominated shows

    NEW YORK — Technicolor PostWorks (www.technicolorpwny.com) provided post production services for seven television programs that received nominations in the 68th Emmy Awards. They include the scripted ...

    July 26, 2016

  • Liam Ford joins PostFactoryNY as CTO
    Liam Ford joins PostFactoryNY as CTO

    NEW YORK — Post FactoryNY (simgroup.com) has appointed Liam Ford chief technology officer. He joins the company with more than a decade of post production engineering and IT experience, most recently ...

    July 21, 2016

People

  • Cutters promotes Nick Chiou to editor
    Cutters promotes Nick Chiou to editor

    CHICAGO — Cutters (www.cuttersstudios.com) has promoted Nick Chiou to editor. Chiou is a Chicago native who earned his B.A. in Digital Cinema from DePaul University. After beginning his career as an a ...

    July 28, 2016

  • PS260 expands to West Coast, adds EP Dunn
    PS260 expands to West Coast, adds EP Dunn

    LOS ANGELES — Commercial and film editorial house PS260 in New York City has opened a new office in Los Angeles and made a strategic new hire. Carol Dunn comes on board as executive producer of the ne ...

    July 28, 2016

  • FuseFX adds to Vancouver team
    FuseFX adds to Vancouver team

    VANCOUVER — Senior VFX supervisor Shawn Hillier has joined the creative team at the Vancouver office of FuseFX (http://fusefx.com). Hillier arrives following a 15-year stint at Industrial Light & ...

    July 28, 2016

Recent Work

Sound Libraries

  • 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

  • Moss Landing Music rebrands as Black Sheep Music
    Moss Landing Music rebrands as Black Sheep Music

    LOS ANGELES — Geoffrey Mann has changed the name of his music library, Moss Landing Music, to Black Sheep Music (www.blacksheep-music.com). Founded in 2006 as a boutique music library specializing in ...

    June 2, 2016

  • SmartSound releases Sonicfire Pro 6 soundtrack creation software
    SmartSound releases Sonicfire Pro 6 soundtrack creation software

    BEAUFORT, SC — SmartSound Software (www.smartsound.com), the provider of customizable royalty-free music and soundtrack creation technology, has released Sonicfire Pro 6. Seamlessly integrated with Sm ...

    May 16, 2016

Stock Footage

  • Prairie Pictures working on sequel to doc 'Tornado Alley'
    Prairie Pictures working on sequel to doc 'Tornado Alley'

    ARLINGTON, TX — Filmmaker and veteran storm chaser Martin Lisius has has plans to complete the sequel to his 1995 documentary The Chasers of Tornado Alley later this year. The upcoming doc — working t ...

    April 25, 2016

  • Adobe unveils new features for CC tools
    Adobe unveils new features for CC tools

    SAN JOSE, CA — Adobe ( www.adobe.com ) announces new features, including new virtual reality capabilities, across its Creative Cloud tools for video editing, motion graphics, audio and collaboration.

    April 13, 2016

  • StormStock adds Trump footage to stock offerings
    StormStock adds Trump footage to stock offerings

    ARLINGTON, TX – StormStock is continuing to broaden its stock footage offerings with the inclusion of 2016 US presidential campaign footage. Cinematographer and founder Martin Lisius recently captured ...

    March 3, 2016

Storage

  • JMR releases new solid state drive plug-in card
    JMR releases new solid state drive plug-in card

    CHATSWORTH, CA, — JMR Electronics, Inc. (www.jmr.com) has released SiloStor, a non-volatile memory express (NVMe) SSD plug-in card that’s a full-length, half-height PCIe 3.0 x8 drive that adds 2TBs or ...

    July 21, 2016

  • Roger Beck joins Elements
    Roger Beck joins Elements

    LOS ANGELES, CA — Elements, developer of advanced solutions for unrestricted collaboration in shared media workflows, has announced that media and entertainment professional Roger Beck has been tapped ...

    July 14, 2016

  • Archion introduces Omni Hybrid storage solution
    Archion introduces Omni Hybrid storage solution

    LOS ANGELES — Archion Technologies has introduced into the entertainment, broadcasting and multi-media industries its EditStor Omni Hybrid — the company’s newest product within its family of collabora ...

    July 14, 2016

Studios

  • Cutters promotes Nick Chiou to editor
    Cutters promotes Nick Chiou to editor

    CHICAGO — Cutters (www.cuttersstudios.com) has promoted Nick Chiou to editor. Chiou is a Chicago native who earned his B.A. in Digital Cinema from DePaul University. After beginning his career as an a ...

    July 28, 2016

  • PS260 expands to West Coast, adds EP Dunn
    PS260 expands to West Coast, adds EP Dunn

    LOS ANGELES — Commercial and film editorial house PS260 in New York City has opened a new office in Los Angeles and made a strategic new hire. Carol Dunn comes on board as executive producer of the ne ...

    July 28, 2016

  • FuseFX adds to Vancouver team
    FuseFX adds to Vancouver team

    VANCOUVER — Senior VFX supervisor Shawn Hillier has joined the creative team at the Vancouver office of FuseFX (http://fusefx.com). Hillier arrives following a 15-year stint at Industrial Light & ...

    July 28, 2016

Video/Film

  • FuseFX adds to Vancouver team
    FuseFX adds to Vancouver team

    VANCOUVER — Senior VFX supervisor Shawn Hillier has joined the creative team at the Vancouver office of FuseFX (http://fusefx.com). Hillier arrives following a 15-year stint at Industrial Light & ...

    July 28, 2016

  • Blackmagic releases Fusion 8.2 for Linux
    Blackmagic releases Fusion 8.2 for Linux

    FREMONT, CA — Blackmagic Design (www.blackmagicdesign.com) has released Fusion visual effects software for the Linux platform. The new Linux version of Fusion and Fusion Studio means visual effects ar ...

    July 28, 2016

  • AMD debuts new graphics technologies at SIGGRAPH
    AMD debuts new graphics technologies at SIGGRAPH

    ANAHEIM, CA — AMD (www.amd.com) made a number of announcements at the SIGGRAPH show taking place in Anaheim. The new Radeon Pro WX Series of professional graphics cards harness the Polaris architectur ...

    July 27, 2016

Visual Effects

  • FuseFX adds to Vancouver team
    FuseFX adds to Vancouver team

    VANCOUVER — Senior VFX supervisor Shawn Hillier has joined the creative team at the Vancouver office of FuseFX (http://fusefx.com). Hillier arrives following a 15-year stint at Industrial Light & ...

    July 28, 2016

  • Blackmagic releases Fusion 8.2 for Linux
    Blackmagic releases Fusion 8.2 for Linux

    FREMONT, CA — Blackmagic Design (www.blackmagicdesign.com) has released Fusion visual effects software for the Linux platform. The new Linux version of Fusion and Fusion Studio means visual effects ar ...

    July 28, 2016

  • Massive releases 3DS Max-based crowd simulation tool
    Massive releases 3DS Max-based crowd simulation tool

    ANAHEIM, CA — At SIGGRAPH 2016, Massive (www.massivesoftware.com) released Massive for Max, which seamlessly integrates the crowd simulation software into Autodesk’s 3DS Max. Massive features characte ...

    July 27, 2016