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October 2014

3D Stereo

Quantel partners with Brazilian reseller LineUp Quantel partners with Brazilian reseller LineUp
September 24, 2014 –  NEWBURY, UK — Quantel has appointed LineUp as its reseller partner in Brazil. The company will represent Quantel’s full range of news & sports production systems and high quality post finishing sy ...
Eclair Group invests in Quantel's Pablo Rio for finishing Eclair Group invests in Quantel's Pablo Rio for finishing
September 22, 2014 –  PORTE DE VANVES, FRANCE — French film laboratory and post production house, Éclair Group (www.eclairgroup.com), has invested in a Quantel Pablo Rio, which it will use to boost its finishing capabiliti ...
Legend3D founder Sandrew leaves company Legend3D founder Sandrew leaves company
September 17, 2014 –  CARLSBAD, CA — Dr. Barry Sandrew, the founder, chief technical officer and chief creative officer of Legend3D (www.legend3d.com), has left the company to focus on entrepreneurial endeavors. Sandrew fo ...

Animation

Bigstar launches content creation 'Studio' Bigstar launches content creation 'Studio'
October 15, 2014 –  NEW YORK — Motion graphics and design company Bigstar (http://studio.bgstr.com) has launched Bigstar Studio, a new content creation company that specializes in integrated marketing and advertising cam ...
Origin PC implements Nvidia's GeForce technology Origin PC implements Nvidia's GeForce technology
October 15, 2014 –  MIAMI — Origin PC’s (www.originpc.com) latest line of laptops feature Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 900M series graphics cards. The EON15-S, EON17-S, EON17-SLX and EVO15-S are designed for artists, pros, gamer ...
EKWB adds liquid cooling to AMD's FirePro W9100 EKWB adds liquid cooling to AMD's FirePro W9100
October 15, 2014 –  LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA — EK Water Blocks (www.ekwb.com), which manufactures liquid cooling gear, has introduce a dedicated liquid cooling solution for the latest AMD FirePro W9100 series CAD/CAM graphics ...

Audio

Avid promo extends Pro Tools coverage Avid promo extends Pro Tools coverage
October 15, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — Avid (www.avid.com) is extending the value of its Pro Tools and Pro Tools|HD software by including upcoming features with new purchases, upgrades, and crossgrades for one full year. Cust ...
Harrison & Steinberg improve workflow via technology partnership Harrison & Steinberg improve workflow via technology partnership
October 15, 2014 –  HOLLYWOOD — Harrison and Steinberg have jointly developed a new technology that allows Harrison consoles and Steinberg’s Nuendo DAW to seamlessly exchange automation data. The two companies recently d ...
Harrison sees boost from immersive sound formats Harrison sees boost from immersive sound formats
October 14, 2014 –  NASHVILLE — Harrison, which has a long history providing consoles for dubbing stages, is seeing an increase in sales thanks to the adoption of new workflows and deliverable formats, including Dolby At ...

Cameras

Light Iron to host 'Navigating Technology' panel tonight Light Iron to host 'Navigating Technology' panel tonight
October 14, 2014 –  NEW YORK — Light Iron, the post house behind the recent films Gone Girl, Transparent, Kelly & Cal, Cold in July and John Wick, is partnering with New York Women in Film & Television to present ...
SMPTE & HPA to present first joint event 10/20 SMPTE & HPA to present first joint event 10/20
October 14, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — For the first time, The Hollywood Post Alliance will host the SMPTE Symposium, "Making Do With More," in advance of the SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition. The day-lon ...
GoPro to ship new Hero4 line Oct. 5 GoPro to ship new Hero4 line Oct. 5
September 29, 2014 –  SAN MATEO, CA – GoPro has unveiled its new Hero4 line of capture devices. The line-up will be available in two editions when it ships on October 5th: Hero4 Black ($499) and Hero4 Silver ($399). The Bl ...

Digital Intermediates

Light Iron partners with Quantel on 'Gone Girl' event Light Iron partners with Quantel on 'Gone Girl' event
October 15, 2014 –  HOLLYWOOD — Post house Light Iron is teaming up with Quantel to present an in-depth look at the workflow put in place for director David Fincher’s new feature, Gone Girl, which stars Ben Affleck. The ...
Light Iron to host 'Navigating Technology' panel tonight Light Iron to host 'Navigating Technology' panel tonight
October 14, 2014 –  NEW YORK — Light Iron, the post house behind the recent films Gone Girl, Transparent, Kelly & Cal, Cold in July and John Wick, is partnering with New York Women in Film & Television to present ...
SMPTE & HPA to present first joint event 10/20 SMPTE & HPA to present first joint event 10/20
October 14, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — For the first time, The Hollywood Post Alliance will host the SMPTE Symposium, "Making Do With More," in advance of the SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition. The day-lon ...

Editing

Origin PC implements Nvidia's GeForce technology Origin PC implements Nvidia's GeForce technology
October 15, 2014 –  MIAMI — Origin PC’s (www.originpc.com) latest line of laptops feature Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 900M series graphics cards. The EON15-S, EON17-S, EON17-SLX and EVO15-S are designed for artists, pros, gamer ...
EKWB adds liquid cooling to AMD's FirePro W9100 EKWB adds liquid cooling to AMD's FirePro W9100
October 15, 2014 –  LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA — EK Water Blocks (www.ekwb.com), which manufactures liquid cooling gear, has introduce a dedicated liquid cooling solution for the latest AMD FirePro W9100 series CAD/CAM graphics ...
Dell ships new Precision workstation line Dell ships new Precision workstation line
October 15, 2014 –  ROUND ROCK, TX — First introduced at the SIGGRAPH show in August, Dell (www.dell.com) is now shipping its new tower and rack Precision workstations, which include high-performance components such as I ...

Education

HP & AMD give boost to Vancouver Film School HP & AMD give boost to Vancouver Film School
October 15, 2014 –  VANCOUVER, CANADA — During a recent visit to the Vancouver Film School (www.vfs.edu), Canada's post-secondary entertainment arts institution, Post editors had a chance to see first-hand how students w ...
White Paper: GPU vs. CPU rendering White Paper: GPU vs. CPU rendering
October 15, 2014 –  AUSTIN, TX — As GPU render engines become more popular and feature rich, pros may be thinking (for the purposes of final frame rendering) that it’s time to jump in and integrate GPUs into their workfl ...
Light Iron partners with Quantel on 'Gone Girl' event Light Iron partners with Quantel on 'Gone Girl' event
October 15, 2014 –  HOLLYWOOD — Post house Light Iron is teaming up with Quantel to present an in-depth look at the workflow put in place for director David Fincher’s new feature, Gone Girl, which stars Ben Affleck. The ...

HD

Origin PC implements Nvidia's GeForce technology Origin PC implements Nvidia's GeForce technology
October 15, 2014 –  MIAMI — Origin PC’s (www.originpc.com) latest line of laptops feature Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 900M series graphics cards. The EON15-S, EON17-S, EON17-SLX and EVO15-S are designed for artists, pros, gamer ...
EKWB adds liquid cooling to AMD's FirePro W9100 EKWB adds liquid cooling to AMD's FirePro W9100
October 15, 2014 –  LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA — EK Water Blocks (www.ekwb.com), which manufactures liquid cooling gear, has introduce a dedicated liquid cooling solution for the latest AMD FirePro W9100 series CAD/CAM graphics ...
White Paper: GPU vs. CPU rendering White Paper: GPU vs. CPU rendering
October 15, 2014 –  AUSTIN, TX — As GPU render engines become more popular and feature rich, pros may be thinking (for the purposes of final frame rendering) that it’s time to jump in and integrate GPUs into their workfl ...

New Media

Bigstar launches content creation 'Studio' Bigstar launches content creation 'Studio'
October 15, 2014 –  NEW YORK — Motion graphics and design company Bigstar (http://studio.bgstr.com) has launched Bigstar Studio, a new content creation company that specializes in integrated marketing and advertising cam ...
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.

People

SMPTE elects officers & governors for 2015-16 SMPTE elects officers & governors for 2015-16
October 9, 2014 –  WHITE PLAINS, NY — The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (www.smpte.org) has elected new officers and governors for 2015-16. Robert Seidel, vice president of engineering and advanced ...
Creative director Andreas Berner joins Mill+ in NYC Creative director Andreas Berner joins Mill+ in NYC
October 1, 2014 –  NEW YORK — Mill+ has added Andreas Berner to its New York studio as creative director. He began working with the company back in 2013 as a freelancer and has worked on projects for Nissan (Winter Warr ...
Rob Kerr to develop, produce programming at Discovery Studios Rob Kerr to develop, produce programming at Discovery Studios
October 1, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — Discovery Studios (www.discoverycommunications.com) has signed a production deal with executive producer Rob Kerr in which Kerr will develop and produce original programming. Kerr brings ...

Recent Work

The Mill designs, animates short for The Fableists The Mill designs, animates short for The Fableists
October 15, 2014 –  LONDON — The Mill+’s (www.themill.com) design and animation team recently collaborated with agency Brothers & Sisters to create a colorful, charming short film for The Fableists, a sustainable chi ...
DNA, Bonch & The Mill create Pharrell's 'Gust of Wind' DNA, Bonch & The Mill create Pharrell's 'Gust of Wind'
October 9, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — Pharrell’s new Gust of Wind music video is set in a dry forest, populated with trees covered in autumn foliage. A troop of dancers dressed in flowing robes complement the performer’s fun ...
Spin VFX hits the water for  'Dolphin Tale 2' Spin VFX hits the water for 'Dolphin Tale 2'
October 8, 2014 –  TORONTO — Spin VFX (www.spinvfx.com) contributed visual effects to the family adventure film, Dolphin Tale 2, which hit theaters last month. The studio was tasked with creating a 3D likeness of the fi ...

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

G-Technology extends Studio line of storage products G-Technology extends Studio line of storage products
September 11, 2014 –  CULVER CITY, CA — G-Technology (www.g-technology.com) has extended its Studio line of storage solutions with the addition of the G-Speed Studio XL. Expanding on the two–bay G-RAID Studio and four-bay ...
Quantum showcases new StorNext solutions Quantum showcases new StorNext solutions
September 11, 2014 –  SAN JOSE, CA — Quantum Corp. (www.quantum.com) is highlighting several new solutions at IBC 2014 for end-to-end content management and workflow needs. Highlights include StorNext Connect, a recently-a ...
LaCie rounds out Thunderbolt 2 line with new d2 LaCie rounds out Thunderbolt 2 line with new d2
September 10, 2014 –  TIGARD, OR — LaCie (www.lacie.com) has introduced the third generation of its d2 storage product. The all-aluminum d2 Thunderbolt 2 is 10 percent smaller than its predecessor and has a capacity of up ...

Studios

HP & AMD give boost to Vancouver Film School HP & AMD give boost to Vancouver Film School
October 15, 2014 –  VANCOUVER, CANADA — During a recent visit to the Vancouver Film School (www.vfs.edu), Canada's post-secondary entertainment arts institution, Post editors had a chance to see first-hand how students w ...
The Mill designs, animates short for The Fableists The Mill designs, animates short for The Fableists
October 15, 2014 –  LONDON — The Mill+’s (www.themill.com) design and animation team recently collaborated with agency Brothers & Sisters to create a colorful, charming short film for The Fableists, a sustainable chi ...
Light Iron partners with Quantel on 'Gone Girl' event Light Iron partners with Quantel on 'Gone Girl' event
October 15, 2014 –  HOLLYWOOD — Post house Light Iron is teaming up with Quantel to present an in-depth look at the workflow put in place for director David Fincher’s new feature, Gone Girl, which stars Ben Affleck. The ...

Video/Film

Origin PC implements Nvidia's GeForce technology Origin PC implements Nvidia's GeForce technology
October 15, 2014 –  MIAMI — Origin PC’s (www.originpc.com) latest line of laptops feature Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 900M series graphics cards. The EON15-S, EON17-S, EON17-SLX and EVO15-S are designed for artists, pros, gamer ...
HP & AMD give boost to Vancouver Film School HP & AMD give boost to Vancouver Film School
October 15, 2014 –  VANCOUVER, CANADA — During a recent visit to the Vancouver Film School (www.vfs.edu), Canada's post-secondary entertainment arts institution, Post editors had a chance to see first-hand how students w ...
The Mill designs, animates short for The Fableists The Mill designs, animates short for The Fableists
October 15, 2014 –  LONDON — The Mill+’s (www.themill.com) design and animation team recently collaborated with agency Brothers & Sisters to create a colorful, charming short film for The Fableists, a sustainable chi ...

Visual Effects

Origin PC implements Nvidia's GeForce technology Origin PC implements Nvidia's GeForce technology
October 15, 2014 –  MIAMI — Origin PC’s (www.originpc.com) latest line of laptops feature Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 900M series graphics cards. The EON15-S, EON17-S, EON17-SLX and EVO15-S are designed for artists, pros, gamer ...
EKWB adds liquid cooling to AMD's FirePro W9100 EKWB adds liquid cooling to AMD's FirePro W9100
October 15, 2014 –  LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA — EK Water Blocks (www.ekwb.com), which manufactures liquid cooling gear, has introduce a dedicated liquid cooling solution for the latest AMD FirePro W9100 series CAD/CAM graphics ...
HP & AMD give boost to Vancouver Film School HP & AMD give boost to Vancouver Film School
October 15, 2014 –  VANCOUVER, CANADA — During a recent visit to the Vancouver Film School (www.vfs.edu), Canada's post-secondary entertainment arts institution, Post editors had a chance to see first-hand how students w ...