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  • Autodesk releases Maya 2020 with artist-driven features
    Autodesk releases Maya 2020 with artist-driven features

    SAN FRANCISCO — Autodesk (aotodesk.com0 has released Maya 2020, giving animators, modelers, riggers and technical artists a host of new tools and improvements. Building on the powerful animation featu ...

    December 10, 2019

  • Autodesk Arnold 6 offers production rendering on both CPU & GPU
    Autodesk Arnold 6 offers production rendering on both CPU & GPU

    SAN FRANCISCO — Autodesk (www.autodesk.com) has released Arnold 6 with Arnold GPU, which is designed to simplify how artists and studios create content, giving them speed and flexibility, as well as t ...

    December 10, 2019

  • Golden Globe nominees announced
    Golden Globe nominees announced

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA — The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has announced the nominees for the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards. The three-hour telecast, hosted by Ricky Gervais, will air live o ...

    December 9, 2019

  • Dolphin Image Studios opens in Florida
    Dolphin Image Studios opens in Florida

    WINTER HAVEN, FL — Dolphin Image Studios (http://dolphinimagestudios.com/) has opened a new studio that’s designed to help support television and film productions. Situated on eight acres of private l ...

    December 9, 2019

  • Golden Globe nominees announced
    Golden Globe nominees announced

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA — The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has announced the nominees for the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards. The three-hour telecast, hosted by Ricky Gervais, will air live o ...

    December 9, 2019

  • Moving Picture Company names Al-Qassab chief growth officer
    Moving Picture Company names Al-Qassab chief growth officer

    LONDON — Usama Al-Qassab has joined Moving Picture Company (www.moving-picture.com) in the newly-established position of chief growth officer. MPC created this position in an effort to accelerate grow ...

    December 3, 2019

  • Colorist Vincent Taylor reunites with MPC
    Colorist Vincent Taylor reunites with MPC

    NEW YORK CITY — Senior colorist Vincent Taylor is bringing his extensive experience in the grading suite, along with his background and training as a cinematographer, and his far-flung cultural perspe ...

    December 10, 2019

  • <I>Cafe Society</I> colorist Anthony Raffaele joins Sim
    Cafe Society colorist Anthony Raffaele joins Sim

    NEW YORK CITY — Veteran colorist Anthony Raffaele, whose work includes Café Society, Mapplethorpe and Fahrenheit 11/9, has joined the finishing staff at Sim, New York (siminternational.com). With cred ...

    November 21, 2019

  • X2X Labs launches with focus on specialized production services
    X2X Labs launches with focus on specialized production services

    LOS ANGELES — X2X Media Group (www.x2x.media) has formed X2X Labs, a technical team focused on developing specialized services and workflows in pre-production, on-set, and throughout the post process. ...

    November 20, 2019

  • Colorist Vincent Taylor reunites with MPC
    Colorist Vincent Taylor reunites with MPC

    NEW YORK CITY — Senior colorist Vincent Taylor is bringing his extensive experience in the grading suite, along with his background and training as a cinematographer, and his far-flung cultural perspe ...

    December 10, 2019

  • Golden Globe nominees announced
    Golden Globe nominees announced

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA — The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has announced the nominees for the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards. The three-hour telecast, hosted by Ricky Gervais, will air live o ...

    December 9, 2019

HD

  • Sony previews portable 24-inch 4K LCD
    Sony previews portable 24-inch 4K LCD

    PARAMUS, NJ — Sony Electronics (http://pro.sony) recently unveiled a prototype of its new 24-inch 4K LCD professional picture monitor at the International Broadcast Equipment Exhibition 2019 (Inter BE ...

    November 14, 2019

  • FilmLight & Light Iron partner on free color grading course
    FilmLight & Light Iron partner on free color grading course

    NEW YORK CITY — FilmLight and Light Iron are teaming up to present a free, one-day course that looks at the fundamentals of color grading, color spaces and media management — all in Baselight v5. The ...

    October 15, 2019

  • Advanced Imaging Society announces Lumiere Awards honorees
    Advanced Imaging Society announces Lumiere Awards honorees

    HOLLYWOOD — The Advanced Imaging Society (https://theadvancedimagingsociety.com) has announced the winners of the 2019 Entertainment Technology Lumiere Awards. The organization’s 10th annual ceremony ...

    September 24, 2019

IBC

  • Avid Media Composer to support ProRes RAW
    Avid Media Composer to support ProRes RAW

    BURLINGTON, MA — Avid (www.avid.com) has announced that Media Composer will deliver native support for Apple’s ProRes RAW camera codec and support for ProRes playback and encoding on Windows. In addit ...

    September 13, 2019

  • Blackmagic Design announces Blackmagic RAW 1.5
    Blackmagic Design announces Blackmagic RAW 1.5

    AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS — Blackmagic Design (www.blackmagicdesign.com) has announced Blackmagic RAW 1.5, a new software update with support for Adobe Premiere Pro and Avid Media Composer, plus Blackmag ...

    September 13, 2019

  • EditShare at IBC with solutions for Premiere Pro workflows
    EditShare at IBC with solutions for Premiere Pro workflows

    BOSTON — EditShare (www.editshare.com), a technology provider that specializes in collaboration, security and intelligent storage solutions, will showcase Helmut FX, IO, CO (Cosmo), and HK (Housekeepe ...

    September 9, 2019

  • Golden Globe nominees announced
    Golden Globe nominees announced

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA — The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has announced the nominees for the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards. The three-hour telecast, hosted by Ricky Gervais, will air live o ...

    December 9, 2019

  • Moving Picture Company names Al-Qassab chief growth officer
    Moving Picture Company names Al-Qassab chief growth officer

    LONDON — Usama Al-Qassab has joined Moving Picture Company (www.moving-picture.com) in the newly-established position of chief growth officer. MPC created this position in an effort to accelerate grow ...

    December 3, 2019

  • Freefolk announces promotion & appointments
    Freefolk announces promotion & appointments

    LONDON — Soho-based VFX studio Freefolk (https://freefolk.com) recently announced a promotion, as well as made two new hires. Cheryl Payne has been promoted from senior producer to head of commercials ...

    December 3, 2019

  • FXhome targets gaming community with HitFilm Express 13
    FXhome targets gaming community with HitFilm Express 13

    NORWICH, UK — FXhome (www.fxhome.com) has completed a significant update to HitFilm Express, the free version of the company’s advanced editing, VFX and compositing tool. HitFilm Express 13 adds a num ...

    September 26, 2019

  • '4K' charity run to take place at IBC
    '4K' charity run to take place at IBC

    AMSTERDAM — The 4K 4Charity Fun Run returns to IBC on Saturday, September 14th. Scheduled to take place at Amstelpark in Amsterdam, the event (https://4k4charity.com) is in its sixth year and is open ...

    September 6, 2019

  • Bipolar helps Uber introduce aerial ride-sharing service
    Bipolar helps Uber introduce aerial ride-sharing service

    WASHINGTON, DC — The Uber Elevate team recently previewed a video that shows what it sees as another revolutionary transportation offering - the aerial ride-sharing service Uber Air. The company calle ...

    June 21, 2019

  • Music Video: Oddko — <I>Disobey</I>
    Music Video: Oddko — Disobey

    MARINA DEL REY, CA — Director/motion designer Giovanni Bucci recently completed work on a music video for his own band, Oddko. The Disobey video was produced by Void N’ Disorder (https://voidndisorder ...

    August 27, 2019

  • Music Video: Ed Sheeran — <i>Cross Me</i>
    Music Video: Ed Sheeran — Cross Me

    LONDON — Riff Raff director Ryan Staake and The Moving Picture Company (www.moving-picture.com) worked in close collaboration to weave together the real world and a game-like fantasy for Ed Sheeran ne ...

    August 12, 2019

  • Music Video: Areia Creations completes KPOP projects
    Music Video: Areia Creations completes KPOP projects

    SOUTH KOREA — Areia Creations (http://areiacreations.com) has been busy creating music videos for KPOP artists such as Musky and Ferry. The studio uses Blackmagic Design’s Pocket Cinema Camera 4K and ...

    August 8, 2019

NAB

  • Post Picks: Avid Media Composer - Winner
    Post Picks: Avid Media Composer - Winner

    Avid (www.avid.com) announced an all-new version of its flagship video editing system, Media Composer, completely redesigned and reimagined for “today’s and tomorrow’s generation of media makers.” Unv ...

    April 29, 2019

  • Post Picks: Blackmagic Design Resolve 16 & Editor Keyboard - Winner
    Post Picks: Blackmagic Design Resolve 16 & Editor Keyboard - Winner

    Blackmagic Design (www.blackmagicdesign.com) introduced Version 16 of DaVinci Resolve at NAB 2019. The software, which is now in public beta, features more than 100 improvements, along with the new cu ...

    April 29, 2019

  • Post Picks: Adobe Creative Cloud Updates - Winner
    Post Picks: Adobe Creative Cloud Updates - Winner

    Adobe (adobe.com) announced performance updates and new innovations for the video and audio tools that make up its Creative Cloud package. Attendees at this year’s NAB Show got a closer look at the ne ...

    April 29, 2019

  • TurboSquid's automatic 3D converter expands compatibility
    TurboSquid's automatic 3D converter expands compatibility

    NEW ORLEANS — TurboSquid (TurboSquid.com) has increased the capabilities of the StemCell automated 3D converter by adding compatibility with 12 file formats and applications. With StemCell, 3D models ...

    December 5, 2019

  • Moving Picture Company names Al-Qassab chief growth officer
    Moving Picture Company names Al-Qassab chief growth officer

    LONDON — Usama Al-Qassab has joined Moving Picture Company (www.moving-picture.com) in the newly-established position of chief growth officer. MPC created this position in an effort to accelerate grow ...

    December 3, 2019

  • Epic Games acquires Quixel to empower creators
    Epic Games acquires Quixel to empower creators

    LONDON — At Unreal Academy London, Epic Games announced the acquisition of Quixel (www.quixel.com), the creator of the large photogrammetry asset library and bundled toolset. All Quixel Megascans will ...

    November 13, 2019

  • Colorist Vincent Taylor reunites with MPC
    Colorist Vincent Taylor reunites with MPC

    NEW YORK CITY — Senior colorist Vincent Taylor is bringing his extensive experience in the grading suite, along with his background and training as a cinematographer, and his far-flung cultural perspe ...

    December 10, 2019

  • <I>Cafe Society</I> colorist Anthony Raffaele joins Sim
    Cafe Society colorist Anthony Raffaele joins Sim

    NEW YORK CITY — Veteran colorist Anthony Raffaele, whose work includes Café Society, Mapplethorpe and Fahrenheit 11/9, has joined the finishing staff at Sim, New York (siminternational.com). With cred ...

    November 21, 2019

  • Uppercut now representing UK editor Billy Mead
    Uppercut now representing UK editor Billy Mead

    NEW YORK CITY — Creative editorial shop Uppercut (https://uppercutedit.com) has added London-based editor Billy Mead to its roster, marking his first representation in the US. Mead joins Uppercut with ...

    November 18, 2019

  • 20 films in race for VFX Oscar
    20 films in race for VFX Oscar

    LOS ANGELES — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (oscars.org) has announced that 20 films are in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 92nd Academy Awards. The Academy’s Visu ...

    December 4, 2019

  • 159 documentaries submitted for Oscar consideration
    159 documentaries submitted for Oscar consideration

    LOS ANGELES — A total of 159 features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 92nd Academy Awards. Submitted features must fulfill the theatrical release requ ...

    November 12, 2019

  • 92nd Oscars' general entry submission forms due November 15th
    92nd Oscars' general entry submission forms due November 15th

    LOS ANGELES — Friday, November 15th is the deadline to submit Oscars Submission Forms in the general entry categories to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for 92nd Academy Awards conside ...

    November 8, 2019

  • Colorist Vincent Taylor reunites with MPC
    Colorist Vincent Taylor reunites with MPC

    NEW YORK CITY — Senior colorist Vincent Taylor is bringing his extensive experience in the grading suite, along with his background and training as a cinematographer, and his far-flung cultural perspe ...

    December 10, 2019

  • Moving Picture Company names Al-Qassab chief growth officer
    Moving Picture Company names Al-Qassab chief growth officer

    LONDON — Usama Al-Qassab has joined Moving Picture Company (www.moving-picture.com) in the newly-established position of chief growth officer. MPC created this position in an effort to accelerate grow ...

    December 3, 2019

  • Dneg's Lee Berger promoted to EVP/head of LA studio
    Dneg's Lee Berger promoted to EVP/head of LA studio

    LOS ANGELES — Dneg (www.dneg.com), a provider of visual effects, animation and stereo conversion services, has bolstered its global client services team with the promotion of Lee Berger to executive v ...

    December 3, 2019

  • Killer Tracks now Universal Production Music
    Killer Tracks now Universal Production Music

    SANTA MONICA, CA — Production music company Killer Tracks has rebranded as Universal Production Music. The new name strengthens its alignment with parent company Universal Music Group, a leader in mus ...

    September 12, 2019

  • Killer Tracks introducing Abbey Road Masters & Audio Wax at NAB
    Killer Tracks introducing Abbey Road Masters & Audio Wax at NAB

    LAS VEGAS — Killer Tracks (www.killertracks.com), a Universal Publishing Production Music company, is introducing new music from its catalog at NAB 2019, including the latest music from Abbey Road Mas ...

    April 5, 2019

  • 'Submersion' is new underwater sound library
    'Submersion' is new underwater sound library

    MONTREAL – Spectravelers (www.facebook.com/Spectravelers), a game sound design team made up of Arnaud Noble and Benoît Marsalone, has released its first sound library - an underwater collection called ...

    October 24, 2018

  • Timelapse+ releases timelapse plug-in for Lightroom
    Timelapse+ releases timelapse plug-in for Lightroom

    MINNEAPOLIS — Timelapse+ (www.timelapseplus.com) has introduced Timelapse+ Studio, a Lightroom plug-in that offers professional quality timelapse organizing and editing. The plug-in allows users to gr ...

    May 7, 2019

  • New Telestream Wirecast release features stock media library
    New Telestream Wirecast release features stock media library

    LAS VEGAS –– Telestream (www.telestream.net), the provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions for the production and distribution of video, has announced the latest version of Wirecast, its ...

    April 3, 2019

  • FilmSupply hosting 'Not-So-Secret Santa' giveaway
    FilmSupply hosting 'Not-So-Secret Santa' giveaway

    FORT WORTH, TX — Through the 19th of December, FilmSupply (www.filmsupply.com) is hosting the “Not-So-Secret Santa $50K Giveaway,” a holiday promotion that will award 50 winners over three weeks. Film ...

    December 7, 2018

  • Codex & Pix unite under X2X Media Group brand
    Codex & Pix unite under X2X Media Group brand

    SAN FRANCISCO — Pix and Codex have announced that the two companies are uniting under a single, unified brand identity via the establishment of the X2X Media Group (www.x2x.media). This brand consolid ...

    November 11, 2019

  • Running Man invests in Facilis shared storage
    Running Man invests in Facilis shared storage

    NEW YORK CITY — Boutique post production studio Running Man (http://runningmanpost.com) has invested in a new Facilis shared storage system featuring the Facilis HUB One server. Running Man’s list of ...

    October 31, 2019

  • Facilis partners with Qualstar on Object Cloud storage solution
    Facilis partners with Qualstar on Object Cloud storage solution

    HUDSON, MA — Facilis Technology (http://facilis.com), the provider of shared storge solutions for media workflows, has partnered with Qualstar (www.qualstar.com), the designer and developer of LTO tap ...

    September 11, 2019

  • Colorist Vincent Taylor reunites with MPC
    Colorist Vincent Taylor reunites with MPC

    NEW YORK CITY — Senior colorist Vincent Taylor is bringing his extensive experience in the grading suite, along with his background and training as a cinematographer, and his far-flung cultural perspe ...

    December 10, 2019

  • Dolphin Image Studios opens in Florida
    Dolphin Image Studios opens in Florida

    WINTER HAVEN, FL — Dolphin Image Studios (http://dolphinimagestudios.com/) has opened a new studio that’s designed to help support television and film productions. Situated on eight acres of private l ...

    December 9, 2019

  • Golden Globe nominees announced
    Golden Globe nominees announced

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA — The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has announced the nominees for the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards. The three-hour telecast, hosted by Ricky Gervais, will air live o ...

    December 9, 2019

  • Autodesk releases Maya 2020 with artist-driven features
    Autodesk releases Maya 2020 with artist-driven features

    SAN FRANCISCO — Autodesk (aotodesk.com0 has released Maya 2020, giving animators, modelers, riggers and technical artists a host of new tools and improvements. Building on the powerful animation featu ...

    December 10, 2019

  • Autodesk Arnold 6 offers production rendering on both CPU & GPU
    Autodesk Arnold 6 offers production rendering on both CPU & GPU

    SAN FRANCISCO — Autodesk (www.autodesk.com) has released Arnold 6 with Arnold GPU, which is designed to simplify how artists and studios create content, giving them speed and flexibility, as well as t ...

    December 10, 2019

  • Dolphin Image Studios opens in Florida
    Dolphin Image Studios opens in Florida

    WINTER HAVEN, FL — Dolphin Image Studios (http://dolphinimagestudios.com/) has opened a new studio that’s designed to help support television and film productions. Situated on eight acres of private l ...

    December 9, 2019

  • Autodesk releases Maya 2020 with artist-driven features
    Autodesk releases Maya 2020 with artist-driven features

    SAN FRANCISCO — Autodesk (aotodesk.com0 has released Maya 2020, giving animators, modelers, riggers and technical artists a host of new tools and improvements. Building on the powerful animation featu ...

    December 10, 2019

  • Autodesk Arnold 6 offers production rendering on both CPU & GPU
    Autodesk Arnold 6 offers production rendering on both CPU & GPU

    SAN FRANCISCO — Autodesk (www.autodesk.com) has released Arnold 6 with Arnold GPU, which is designed to simplify how artists and studios create content, giving them speed and flexibility, as well as t ...

    December 10, 2019

  • Golden Globe nominees announced
    Golden Globe nominees announced

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA — The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has announced the nominees for the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards. The three-hour telecast, hosted by Ricky Gervais, will air live o ...

    December 9, 2019