• Actor John O’Hurley to host SMPTE's Centennial Gala
    Actor John O’Hurley to host SMPTE's Centennial Gala

    WHITE PLAINS, NY — The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) is hosting its Centennial Gala on Friday, October 28th in Hollywood at the Ray Dolby Ballroom. Actor John O’Hurley, be ...

    September 12, 2016

  • Autodesk shows Flame 2017 extension 1
    Autodesk shows Flame 2017 extension 1

    AMSTERDAM — At IBC 2016, Autodesk (www.autodesk.com) announced Flame 2017 family extension 1 release for professional 3D visual effects, compositing and finishing. The update includes new 3D scene nav ...

    September 9, 2016

  • Academy begins Scientific and Technical Awards investigation
    Academy begins Scientific and Technical Awards investigation

    LOS ANGELES — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 12 scientific and technical investigations have been launched for the 2016 Oscars. These investigations are made public so ...

    August 22, 2016

  • Xsens launches educational program for mocap technology
    Xsens launches educational program for mocap technology

    ENSCHEDE, THE NETERLANDS — Xsens (www.xsens.com), the provider of inertial motion capture technology, has launched a new education program offering studio-grade technology priced to meet educational b ...

    September 22, 2016

  • Animation Vertigo partners with Faceware for mocap work
    Animation Vertigo partners with Faceware for mocap work

    LOS ANGELES – Animation Vertigo (www.animationvertigo.com), an outsource management company that provides motion capture animation to the entertainment industry, is partnering with Faceware Technologi ...

    September 22, 2016

  • Oishii Creative partners with MLB on Postseason package
    Oishii Creative partners with MLB on Postseason package

    LOS ANGELES — Major League Baseball recently called on Oishii Creative (www.oishiicreative.com) to produce a graphics toolkit for its 2016 Postseason promotional campaign. Using the track “Unstoppable ...

    September 20, 2016

  • FirstCom debuts Middle 8 custom music service
    FirstCom debuts Middle 8 custom music service

    CARROLLTON, TX — FirstCom Music has introduced a new business venture that will offer original music for today’s digital storytellers. Middle 8 Music (Mid8music.com) is a custom music service that is ...

    September 23, 2016

  • Production Music Conference announces Mark Awards honorees
    Production Music Conference announces Mark Awards honorees

    LOS ANGELES — The upcoming Production Music Conference (PMC), hosted by the Production Music Association (PMA), has announced that Shawn LeMone and Peter Cox are this year’s Mark Awards honorees. The ...

    September 19, 2016

  • Avid Venue 5.3 software enhances Venue | S6L
    Avid Venue 5.3 software enhances Venue | S6L

    BURLINGTON, MA — Avid (www.avid.com) announced the availability of a new version of Avid Venue Software for its award-winning Avid Venue | S6L live sound system. Delivering on some of the most request ...

    September 15, 2016

  • FirstCom debuts Middle 8 custom music service
    FirstCom debuts Middle 8 custom music service

    CARROLLTON, TX — FirstCom Music has introduced a new business venture that will offer original music for today’s digital storytellers. Middle 8 Music (Mid8music.com) is a custom music service that is ...

    September 23, 2016

  • Xsens launches educational program for mocap technology
    Xsens launches educational program for mocap technology

    ENSCHEDE, THE NETERLANDS — Xsens (www.xsens.com), the provider of inertial motion capture technology, has launched a new education program offering studio-grade technology priced to meet educational b ...

    September 22, 2016

  • Emmys honor primetime programming
    Emmys honor primetime programming

    LOS ANGELES — On Sunday, September 18th, the Television Academy awarded the 68th Emmy Awards, recognizing excellence in primetime programming and individual achievement for the 2015-2016 television se ...

    September 19, 2016

  • Paris' Film Factory adds Cintel film scanner
    Paris' Film Factory adds Cintel film scanner

    PARIS — Film Factory, here, is now using the Blackmagic Design Cintel film scanner for both its dailies and final film scanning workflows. Installed by MagicHour, the Cintel film scanner has been inte ...

    September 19, 2016

  • Actor John O’Hurley to host SMPTE's Centennial Gala
    Actor John O’Hurley to host SMPTE's Centennial Gala

    WHITE PLAINS, NY — The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) is hosting its Centennial Gala on Friday, October 28th in Hollywood at the Ray Dolby Ballroom. Actor John O’Hurley, be ...

    September 12, 2016

  • Music Video: Slayer - <i>Pride In Prejudice</i>
    Music Video: Slayer - Pride In Prejudice

    LOS ANGELES — Slayer has released a new music video that continues its prison-riot theme. Pride In Prejudice follows the previously-released You Against You and Repentless storylines, and features the ...

    September 9, 2016

  • Paris' Film Factory adds Cintel film scanner
    Paris' Film Factory adds Cintel film scanner

    PARIS — Film Factory, here, is now using the Blackmagic Design Cintel film scanner for both its dailies and final film scanning workflows. Installed by MagicHour, the Cintel film scanner has been inte ...

    September 19, 2016

  • Resolve 12.5.1 adds support for ProRes decode on Windows
    Resolve 12.5.1 adds support for ProRes decode on Windows

    FREMONT, CA — Blackmagic Design has released an update for its DaVinci Resolve editing and color correction software. Version 12.5.1 features support for Apple ProRes decode on Windows, ResolveFX enha ...

    August 22, 2016

  • Assimilate Scratch 8.5 adds 8K support
    Assimilate Scratch 8.5 adds 8K support

    SANTA CLARA, CA — Assimilate’s (www.assimilateinc.com) Scratch 8.5, build 909, now includes support for Red’s new 8K Weapon Helium Sensor, as well as the 8K Weapon VistaVision-sized Sensor (full frame ...

    August 16, 2016

  • Oishii Creative partners with MLB on Postseason package
    Oishii Creative partners with MLB on Postseason package

    LOS ANGELES — Major League Baseball recently called on Oishii Creative (www.oishiicreative.com) to produce a graphics toolkit for its 2016 Postseason promotional campaign. Using the track “Unstoppable ...

    September 20, 2016

  • Cut+Run adds space via Playa Studios
    Cut+Run adds space via Playa Studios

    LOS ANGELES — Cut+Run LA (www.cutandrun.com) has opened additional post production space within Playa Studios. Playa Studios is a 12,000-square-foot-space that’s dedicated to fostering creativity and ...

    September 19, 2016

  • Paris' Film Factory adds Cintel film scanner
    Paris' Film Factory adds Cintel film scanner

    PARIS — Film Factory, here, is now using the Blackmagic Design Cintel film scanner for both its dailies and final film scanning workflows. Installed by MagicHour, the Cintel film scanner has been inte ...

    September 19, 2016

  • Xsens launches educational program for mocap technology
    Xsens launches educational program for mocap technology

    ENSCHEDE, THE NETERLANDS — Xsens (www.xsens.com), the provider of inertial motion capture technology, has launched a new education program offering studio-grade technology priced to meet educational b ...

    September 22, 2016

  • SMPTE-HPA Student Festival announces 2016 Official Selections
    SMPTE-HPA Student Festival announces 2016 Official Selections

    LOS ANGELES AND WHITE PLAINS, NY — The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) (www.smpte.org/join), the organization whose standards work has supported a century of technological a ...

    September 15, 2016

  • Actor John O’Hurley to host SMPTE's Centennial Gala
    Actor John O’Hurley to host SMPTE's Centennial Gala

    WHITE PLAINS, NY — The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) is hosting its Centennial Gala on Friday, October 28th in Hollywood at the Ray Dolby Ballroom. Actor John O’Hurley, be ...

    September 12, 2016

HD

  • Oishii Creative partners with MLB on Postseason package
    Oishii Creative partners with MLB on Postseason package

    LOS ANGELES — Major League Baseball recently called on Oishii Creative (www.oishiicreative.com) to produce a graphics toolkit for its 2016 Postseason promotional campaign. Using the track “Unstoppable ...

    September 20, 2016

  • Actor John O’Hurley to host SMPTE's Centennial Gala
    Actor John O’Hurley to host SMPTE's Centennial Gala

    WHITE PLAINS, NY — The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) is hosting its Centennial Gala on Friday, October 28th in Hollywood at the Ray Dolby Ballroom. Actor John O’Hurley, be ...

    September 12, 2016

  • Boris FX acquires GenArts
    Boris FX acquires GenArts

    BOSTON — Boris FX (https://borisfx.com) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire GenArts Inc. (www.genarts.com), developers of special effects plug-ins. GenArts’ renowned flagship product, Sapphir ...

    September 9, 2016

IBC

  • Maxon collaborates with Nvidia
    Maxon collaborates with Nvidia

    FRIEDRICHSDORF, GERMANY – Maxon ( www.maxon.net ) has announced a comprehensive, multi-year agreement with Nvidia ( www.nvidia.com ) that gives Maxon access to Nvidia rendering technology, including i ...

    September 12, 2016

  • Blackmagic Design acquires Ultimatte and Fairlight
    Blackmagic Design acquires Ultimatte and Fairlight

    AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS — Blackmagic Design ( www.blackmagicdesign.com ) announced two key acquisitions during the IBC 2016 show in Amsterdam. The company has acquired Ultimatte, the blue and green scr ...

    September 12, 2016

  • Boris FX acquires GenArts
    Boris FX acquires GenArts

    BOSTON — Boris FX (https://borisfx.com) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire GenArts Inc. (www.genarts.com), developers of special effects plug-ins. GenArts’ renowned flagship product, Sapphir ...

    September 9, 2016

  • Xsens launches educational program for mocap technology
    Xsens launches educational program for mocap technology

    ENSCHEDE, THE NETERLANDS — Xsens (www.xsens.com), the provider of inertial motion capture technology, has launched a new education program offering studio-grade technology priced to meet educational b ...

    September 22, 2016

  • Animation Vertigo partners with Faceware for mocap work
    Animation Vertigo partners with Faceware for mocap work

    LOS ANGELES – Animation Vertigo (www.animationvertigo.com), an outsource management company that provides motion capture animation to the entertainment industry, is partnering with Faceware Technologi ...

    September 22, 2016

  • Paris' Film Factory adds Cintel film scanner
    Paris' Film Factory adds Cintel film scanner

    PARIS — Film Factory, here, is now using the Blackmagic Design Cintel film scanner for both its dailies and final film scanning workflows. Installed by MagicHour, the Cintel film scanner has been inte ...

    September 19, 2016

  • NBCUniversal completes acquisition of DreamWorks Animation
    NBCUniversal completes acquisition of DreamWorks Animation

    NEW YORK — NBCUniversal, a division of Comcast Corporation, has completed its acquisition of DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. The studio will become part of the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, whi ...

    August 24, 2016

  • Bent Image Lab reveals new AR technology
    Bent Image Lab reveals new AR technology

    PORTLAND, OR — Bent Image Lab (www.bentimagelab.com) has introduced their new Augmented Reality platform called youAR. The studio spent the last three years developing youAR along with computer vision ...

    August 15, 2016

  • MPSE & CAS to host golf & poker tournament on 9/18
    MPSE & CAS to host golf & poker tournament on 9/18

    STUDIO CITY, CA — The Motion Picture Sound Editors (http://mpse.org/) and the Cinema Audio Society (CAS) will host the 8th Annual MPSE Golf and Poker Tournament on September 18th at the Angeles Nation ...

    August 1, 2016

  • Music Video: Slayer - <i>Pride In Prejudice</i>
    Music Video: Slayer - Pride In Prejudice

    LOS ANGELES — Slayer has released a new music video that continues its prison-riot theme. Pride In Prejudice follows the previously-released You Against You and Repentless storylines, and features the ...

    September 9, 2016

  • Music Video: Gemini Syndrome - <i>Anonymous</i>
    Music Video: Gemini Syndrome - Anonymous

    Brian Cox of Flarelight Films (flarelightfilms.com) recently created two new music videos for the alternative metal band Gemini Syndrome. A long-time friend of drummer Brian Medina, Cox was already on ...

    August 19, 2016

  • Music Video: September Mourning - <i>Skin And Bones</i>
    Music Video: September Mourning - Skin And Bones

    Scott Rudd is a creative director based in the UK who specializes in music-related work. His career took off approximately three years ago, when work on a music video for his own band caught the atten ...

    August 18, 2016

NAB

  • BCPC to host NAB party on May 17th in NYC
    BCPC to host NAB party on May 17th in NYC

    NEW YORK — The Blue Collar Post Collective is hosting its annual “Post NAB NYC” party on Tuesday, May 17th, giving East Coast post professionals a chance to learn more about many of the key products i ...

    May 10, 2016

  • Editors' Lounge to host post-NAB event this Friday
    Editors' Lounge to host post-NAB event this Friday

    BURBANK, CA — For those that missed NAB this year, The Editors’ Lounge will host a post-NAB evening on Friday, April 29th at 6:30pm. The evening will feature an up-close look at all the latest from Bl ...

    April 27, 2016

  • 'Post Picks' recognize top NAB accomplishments
    'Post Picks' recognize top NAB accomplishments

    LAS VEGAS — Post ’s team of writers, contributors and industry pros recently spent long days on the show floor of the 2016 NAB Show in Las Vegas, searching for the most innovative and coolest new prod ...

    April 26, 2016

  • Actor John O’Hurley to host SMPTE's Centennial Gala
    Actor John O’Hurley to host SMPTE's Centennial Gala

    WHITE PLAINS, NY — The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) is hosting its Centennial Gala on Friday, October 28th in Hollywood at the Ray Dolby Ballroom. Actor John O’Hurley, be ...

    September 12, 2016

  • Audio Network integrates with Adobe Premiere Pro CC
    Audio Network integrates with Adobe Premiere Pro CC

    NEW YORK — Audio Network (www.audionetwork.com) has announced that Adobe Premiere Pro CC users will now benefit from a new integrated panel providing direct access to the company’s catalog of over 100 ...

    September 6, 2016

  • Canon grows EOS line with flagship C700
    Canon grows EOS line with flagship C700

    MELVILLE, NY — Canon USA, Inc., has extended its Cinema EOS family of professional cinematography products with the introduction of the EOS C700, EOS C700 PL and EOS C700 GS PL cinema cameras. Featuri ...

    September 1, 2016

  • Student Academy Award winners announced
    Student Academy Award winners announced

    LOS ANGELES – The Academy has voted 17 students as winners of the 43rd Student Academy Awards competition. The Academy received a record number of entries this year – 1,749 films from 286 domestic and ...

    August 30, 2016

  • Mark Goldblatt wins runoff election for Academy seat
    Mark Goldblatt wins runoff election for Academy seat

    LOS ANGELES – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recently announced that Oscar-nominated film editor Mark Goldblatt ( Terminator 2: Judgment Day ) has won the runoff election for the open ...

    August 22, 2016

  • Academy begins Scientific and Technical Awards investigation
    Academy begins Scientific and Technical Awards investigation

    LOS ANGELES — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 12 scientific and technical investigations have been launched for the 2016 Oscars. These investigations are made public so ...

    August 22, 2016

  • Production Music Conference announces Mark Awards honorees
    Production Music Conference announces Mark Awards honorees

    LOS ANGELES — The upcoming Production Music Conference (PMC), hosted by the Production Music Association (PMA), has announced that Shawn LeMone and Peter Cox are this year’s Mark Awards honorees. The ...

    September 19, 2016

  • VFX producer Sean Tompkins joins FuseFX
    VFX producer Sean Tompkins joins FuseFX

    LOS ANGELES — FuseFX has further strengthened its production staff with the addition of visual effects producer Sean Tompkins. A two-time Emmy nominee ( Falling Skies, Hemlock Grove ), Tompkins joins ...

    September 19, 2016

  • SMPTE-HPA Student Festival announces 2016 Official Selections
    SMPTE-HPA Student Festival announces 2016 Official Selections

    LOS ANGELES AND WHITE PLAINS, NY — The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) (www.smpte.org/join), the organization whose standards work has supported a century of technological a ...

    September 15, 2016

  • Oishii Creative partners with MLB on Postseason package
    Oishii Creative partners with MLB on Postseason package

    LOS ANGELES — Major League Baseball recently called on Oishii Creative (www.oishiicreative.com) to produce a graphics toolkit for its 2016 Postseason promotional campaign. Using the track “Unstoppable ...

    September 20, 2016

  • SMPTE-HPA Student Festival announces 2016 Official Selections
    SMPTE-HPA Student Festival announces 2016 Official Selections

    LOS ANGELES AND WHITE PLAINS, NY — The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) (www.smpte.org/join), the organization whose standards work has supported a century of technological a ...

    September 15, 2016

  • The Third Floor wins big with Game of Thrones
    The Third Floor wins big with Game of Thrones

    LOS ANGELES — As HBO’s big winner Game of Thrones stacked up an impressive 16 trophies (including Outstanding Special Visual Effects for its “Battle of the Bastards” episode, considered as one of the ...

    September 14, 2016

  • 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

  • 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

  • Google to host 'cloud workflow' event on 9/19
    Google to host 'cloud workflow' event on 9/19

    VENICE, CA — The Entertainment Technology Center at USC (ETC), Equinix and Google are coming together to raise awareness of new cloud-based workflow technologies for creative companies. On September 1 ...

    September 7, 2016

  • G-Technology & Atomos collaborate on 4K workflow products
    G-Technology & Atomos collaborate on 4K workflow products

    CULVER CITY, CA — G-Technology (www.g-technology.com) and Atomos (www.atomos.com) have collaborated to create a suite of storage solutions designed to streamline the content creation process. The new ...

    September 7, 2016

  • Facilis showing VR playback solution at IBC
    Facilis showing VR playback solution at IBC

    HUDSON, MA — At IBC 2016 in Amsterdam, storage solutions provider Facilis Technology (facilis.com) will demonstrate a virtual reality 360 3D playback system using its TerraBlock shared storage. Conten ...

    September 6, 2016

  • Animation Vertigo partners with Faceware for mocap work
    Animation Vertigo partners with Faceware for mocap work

    LOS ANGELES – Animation Vertigo (www.animationvertigo.com), an outsource management company that provides motion capture animation to the entertainment industry, is partnering with Faceware Technologi ...

    September 22, 2016

  • Oishii Creative partners with MLB on Postseason package
    Oishii Creative partners with MLB on Postseason package

    LOS ANGELES — Major League Baseball recently called on Oishii Creative (www.oishiicreative.com) to produce a graphics toolkit for its 2016 Postseason promotional campaign. Using the track “Unstoppable ...

    September 20, 2016

  • Cut+Run adds space via Playa Studios
    Cut+Run adds space via Playa Studios

    LOS ANGELES — Cut+Run LA (www.cutandrun.com) has opened additional post production space within Playa Studios. Playa Studios is a 12,000-square-foot-space that’s dedicated to fostering creativity and ...

    September 19, 2016

  • Xsens launches educational program for mocap technology
    Xsens launches educational program for mocap technology

    ENSCHEDE, THE NETERLANDS — Xsens (www.xsens.com), the provider of inertial motion capture technology, has launched a new education program offering studio-grade technology priced to meet educational b ...

    September 22, 2016

  • Animation Vertigo partners with Faceware for mocap work
    Animation Vertigo partners with Faceware for mocap work

    LOS ANGELES – Animation Vertigo (www.animationvertigo.com), an outsource management company that provides motion capture animation to the entertainment industry, is partnering with Faceware Technologi ...

    September 22, 2016

  • Oishii Creative partners with MLB on Postseason package
    Oishii Creative partners with MLB on Postseason package

    LOS ANGELES — Major League Baseball recently called on Oishii Creative (www.oishiicreative.com) to produce a graphics toolkit for its 2016 Postseason promotional campaign. Using the track “Unstoppable ...

    September 20, 2016

  • Xsens launches educational program for mocap technology
    Xsens launches educational program for mocap technology

    ENSCHEDE, THE NETERLANDS — Xsens (www.xsens.com), the provider of inertial motion capture technology, has launched a new education program offering studio-grade technology priced to meet educational b ...

    September 22, 2016

  • Animation Vertigo partners with Faceware for mocap work
    Animation Vertigo partners with Faceware for mocap work

    LOS ANGELES – Animation Vertigo (www.animationvertigo.com), an outsource management company that provides motion capture animation to the entertainment industry, is partnering with Faceware Technologi ...

    September 22, 2016

  • Emmys honor primetime programming
    Emmys honor primetime programming

    LOS ANGELES — On Sunday, September 18th, the Television Academy awarded the 68th Emmy Awards, recognizing excellence in primetime programming and individual achievement for the 2015-2016 television se ...

    September 19, 2016