• Legend 3D expands with new facility in India
    Legend 3D expands with new facility in India

    LOS ANGELES — Legend 3D (legend3d.com), the studio that specializes in 3D conversion, VFX, VR and animation, is expanding its presence beyond North America into the Asia Pacific region with the establ ...

    October 26, 2017

  • SGO shows Mistika's workflow flexibility & VR features
    SGO shows Mistika's workflow flexibility & VR features

    AMSTERDAM — Madrid, Spain’s SGO was at IBC2017 with the latest developments to Mistika Ultima, the company’s turnkey solution for finishing. SGO also showed Mistika VR with new Stereo 3D functionality ...

    September 18, 2017

  • SGO enhances Mistika with Atto HBA certification
    SGO enhances Mistika with Atto HBA certification

    MADRID, SPAIN — SGO (www.sgo.es), developer of the Mistika post production system, has announced its certification for Atto Technology 12Gb ExpressSAS host bus adapters (HBAs) with its high-end post p ...

    August 30, 2017

  • Kevin adds to VFX team
    Kevin adds to VFX team

    VENICE, CA — Visual effects studio Kevin (yourstrulykevin.com), which opened in September, has added to its team with the hiring of Mike Dalzell as head of CG, Theo Maniatis as VFX supervisor and Carl ...

    December 14, 2017

  • NewTek to ship LightWave 2018 on Jan. 1
    NewTek to ship LightWave 2018 on Jan. 1

    SAN ANTONIO, TX — NewTek, Inc., will soon release LightWave 2018, the new iteration of their 3D animation system. The software for Windows and Mac operating systems will be available on January 1, 201 ...

    December 14, 2017

  • Shotgun 7.6 adds new analytics feature set
    Shotgun 7.6 adds new analytics feature set

    LOS ANGELES — Shotgun Software (www.shotgunsoftware.com) has released Shotgun 7.6, the latest version of its cloud-based review and production tracking software. The release delivers a new set of anal ...

    December 14, 2017

  • Nine foreign language films advance in Oscar race
    Nine foreign language films advance in Oscar race

    LOS ANGELES – Nine features have been selected to advance to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category for the 90th Academy Awards. Ninety-two films had originally been considered ...

    December 15, 2017

  • Music+Sound Awards announce jury line-up
    Music+Sound Awards announce jury line-up

    NEW YORK CITY — The Music+Sound Awards (www.masawards.com), which honor the contributions that music and sound design play in the world of visual media, has announced its jury line-up for 2018’s compe ...

    December 11, 2017

  • Music house Elias expands with new Nashville location
    Music house Elias expands with new Nashville location

    NASHVILLE — The bicoastal music shop Elias has expanded with the launch of its fourth office, this one in Nashville, TN. The studio is headed by executive creative director Vincenzo LoRusso, who reloc ...

    December 4, 2017

  • Kevin adds to VFX team
    Kevin adds to VFX team

    VENICE, CA — Visual effects studio Kevin (yourstrulykevin.com), which opened in September, has added to its team with the hiring of Mike Dalzell as head of CG, Theo Maniatis as VFX supervisor and Carl ...

    December 14, 2017

  • NewTek to ship LightWave 2018 on Jan. 1
    NewTek to ship LightWave 2018 on Jan. 1

    SAN ANTONIO, TX — NewTek, Inc., will soon release LightWave 2018, the new iteration of their 3D animation system. The software for Windows and Mac operating systems will be available on January 1, 201 ...

    December 14, 2017

  • House of Moves adds to mocap team
    House of Moves adds to mocap team

    EL SEGUNDO, CA — Animation and motion capture studio House of Moves (http://moves.com) has added two new staffers to its team. Selma Gladney-Edelman comes on board as executive producer, while Alastai ...

    December 5, 2017

  • 10 live action short films advance in Oscar race
    10 live action short films advance in Oscar race

    LOS ANGELES – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 10 live action short films have advanced in the voting process for the 90th Academy Awards. A record 165 pictures had origi ...

    December 13, 2017

  • <I>Big Little Lies</I> & <I>The Shape of Water</I> lead Golden Globe nominees
    Big Little Lies & The Shape of Water lead Golden Globe nominees

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA — Nominations for the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced on Monday from the Beverly Hilton Hotel by presenters Alfre Woodard, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Bell (pictured), an ...

    December 11, 2017

  • Oscars: Documentary shortlist now at 15
    Oscars: Documentary shortlist now at 15

    LOS ANGELES – Fifteen films have advanced in the voting process for the 90th Academy Awards, which will take place on Sunday, March 4th. One hundred and seventy films were originally submitted in the ...

    December 8, 2017

  • MTI Film puts finishing touches on Nat Geo's <I>The Story of Us</I>
    MTI Film puts finishing touches on Nat Geo's The Story of Us

    HOLLYWOOD — MTI Film (www.mtifilm.com) recently provided final post production services for The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman, a six-part documentary series airing on National Geographic. The facili ...

    December 13, 2017

  • Apache grows color grading roster
    Apache grows color grading roster

    SANTA MONICA — Colorist Cullen Kelly has joined the roster at boutique color and post production studio Apache (www.apache.tv). The studio opened in the summer of 2014 and recently promoted colorist Q ...

    December 11, 2017

  • Andy Minuth joins FilmLight as color workflow specialist
    Andy Minuth joins FilmLight as color workflow specialist

    LONDON — FilmLight, the provider of professional color grading solutions, has recruited colorist Andy Minuth as its new color workflow specialist. He brings a deep technical knowledge of image process ...

    November 29, 2017

  • Nine foreign language films advance in Oscar race
    Nine foreign language films advance in Oscar race

    LOS ANGELES – Nine features have been selected to advance to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category for the 90th Academy Awards. Ninety-two films had originally been considered ...

    December 15, 2017

  • 10 live action short films advance in Oscar race
    10 live action short films advance in Oscar race

    LOS ANGELES – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 10 live action short films have advanced in the voting process for the 90th Academy Awards. A record 165 pictures had origi ...

    December 13, 2017

  • MTI Film puts finishing touches on Nat Geo's <I>The Story of Us</I>
    MTI Film puts finishing touches on Nat Geo's The Story of Us

    HOLLYWOOD — MTI Film (www.mtifilm.com) recently provided final post production services for The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman, a six-part documentary series airing on National Geographic. The facili ...

    December 13, 2017

  • HPA to honor NASA, Amazon & AWS Elemental
    HPA to honor NASA, Amazon & AWS Elemental

    BURBANK, CA — The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has awarded the organization’s prestigious Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation to NASA, Amazon Web Services, and AWS Elemental, an Ama ...

    November 10, 2017

  • HPA announces 2017 class of Young Entertainment Professionals
    HPA announces 2017 class of Young Entertainment Professionals

    BURBANK, CA — The Hollywood Professional Association (hpaonline.com) has announced the second year’s class of its Young Entertainment Professionals (YEP) Program. The announcement came during the Soci ...

    October 30, 2017

  • New podcast looks at 'Evolutions in Motion Capture'
    New podcast looks at 'Evolutions in Motion Capture'

    Technicolor recently published a new podcast titled “How Evolutions in Motion Capture are Building Immersive Experiences.” Featuring Vicon’s director of sales & marketing Jeff Ovadya and Technicol ...

    October 26, 2017

HD

  • Sony to launch 500+MB/s CFast 2.0 memory cards
    Sony to launch 500+MB/s CFast 2.0 memory cards

    PARK RIDGE, NJ — In early 2018, Sony (www.sony.com/electronics) will launch a range of high performance CFast memory cards that are designed to meet the needs of professional photographers and videogr ...

    November 28, 2017

  • Blackmagic intros DeckLink 8K Pro capture card
    Blackmagic intros DeckLink 8K Pro capture card

    FREMONT, CA — Blackmagic Design (www.blackmagicdesign.com) has introduced DeckLink 8K Pro, a new high performance capture and playback card featuring quad link 12G‑SDI to allow realtime high resolutio ...

    November 16, 2017

  • HPA to honor NASA, Amazon & AWS Elemental
    HPA to honor NASA, Amazon & AWS Elemental

    BURBANK, CA — The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has awarded the organization’s prestigious Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation to NASA, Amazon Web Services, and AWS Elemental, an Ama ...

    November 10, 2017

IBC

  • 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

  • AJA introduces Io 4K Plus with Thunderbolt 3 support
    AJA introduces Io 4K Plus with Thunderbolt 3 support

    AMSTERDAM — At IBC2017, AJA Video Systems (www.aja.com) introduced the Io 4K Plus capture and output device with support for Thunderbolt 3. Io 4K Plus offers the latest 12G-SDI and HDMI 2.0 I/O connec ...

    September 20, 2017

  • Nine foreign language films advance in Oscar race
    Nine foreign language films advance in Oscar race

    LOS ANGELES – Nine features have been selected to advance to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category for the 90th Academy Awards. Ninety-two films had originally been considered ...

    December 15, 2017

  • Music+Sound Awards announce jury line-up
    Music+Sound Awards announce jury line-up

    NEW YORK CITY — The Music+Sound Awards (www.masawards.com), which honor the contributions that music and sound design play in the world of visual media, has announced its jury line-up for 2018’s compe ...

    December 11, 2017

  • Union VFX breaks down its work on <I>Victoria & Abdul</I>
    Union VFX breaks down its work on Victoria & Abdul

    LONDON — Union VFX (unionvfx.com) provided visual effects services for Victoria & Abdul, the new film directed by Stephen Frears. The film is based on the book of same name about the real-life rel ...

    December 7, 2017

  • Music Video: Black Label Society — <I>All That Once Shined</I>
    Music Video: Black Label Society — All That Once Shined

    ARCHDALE, NC — Black Label Society recently released a new music video for their track All That Once Shined. The song is from the band’s upcoming LP, "Grimmest Hits," which is due out on January 19th. ...

    November 28, 2017

  • Lumenati employs Cinebody to produce yoga Web series
    Lumenati employs Cinebody to produce yoga Web series

    DENVER — Lumenati (lumenati.co), a Denver-based production company, recently produced more than 50 pieces of content for Yoga Journal’s "Live Be Yoga Tour" Web series. The package was produced over a ...

    November 13, 2017

  • <I>The Pale Horseman</I> brings together fashion brands
    The Pale Horseman brings together fashion brands

    NEW YORK CITY — Grant Greenberg is the director behind The Pale Horseman, a western-themed fashion editorial film starring supermodel Joan Smalls and professional bull rider/real-life cowboy, Bonner B ...

    October 17, 2017

  • Hanson — <I>Finally It's Christmas</I>
    Hanson — Finally It's Christmas

    NEW YORK CITY — Director Kat Webber recently teamed with Nice Shoes colorist Roslyn Di Sisto to complete work on a new Hanson video that takes viewers through the decades. Finally It's Christmas featu ...

    December 8, 2017

  • Music Video: Elvis Costello - <I>You Shouldn’t Look At Me That Way</I>
    Music Video: Elvis Costello - You Shouldn’t Look At Me That Way

    Elvis Costello’s new video for the single “You Shouldn’t Look At Me That Way” features boutique microphone company Ear Trumpet Labs’s Josephine model. The song was written, orchestrated, and performed ...

    December 1, 2017

  • Music Video: Black Label Society — <I>All That Once Shined</I>
    Music Video: Black Label Society — All That Once Shined

    ARCHDALE, NC — Black Label Society recently released a new music video for their track All That Once Shined. The song is from the band’s upcoming LP, "Grimmest Hits," which is due out on January 19th. ...

    November 28, 2017

NAB

  • Quantum
    Quantum

    Linda Romanello catches up with Dave Frederick, senior director of media & entertainment at Quantum.

    April 28, 2017

  • Pond5
    Pond5

    Post's Marc Loftus talks with Jason Teichman from Pond5's about the company's licensable media.

    April 28, 2017

  • Avid rolls out Media Campus for educational institutions
    Avid rolls out Media Campus for educational institutions

    LAS VEGAS, NV – Avid has introduced Avid Media Campus, a new program that makes it easy for educational institutions to access professional solutions from Avid, at NAB 2017. Offering a deeper partners ...

    April 26, 2017

  • Lumenati employs Cinebody to produce yoga Web series
    Lumenati employs Cinebody to produce yoga Web series

    DENVER — Lumenati (lumenati.co), a Denver-based production company, recently produced more than 50 pieces of content for Yoga Journal’s "Live Be Yoga Tour" Web series. The package was produced over a ...

    November 13, 2017

  • HPA to honor NASA, Amazon & AWS Elemental
    HPA to honor NASA, Amazon & AWS Elemental

    BURBANK, CA — The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has awarded the organization’s prestigious Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation to NASA, Amazon Web Services, and AWS Elemental, an Ama ...

    November 10, 2017

  • Flame artist Dan Margules joins Lucky Post
    Flame artist Dan Margules joins Lucky Post

    DALLAS — Lucky Post (www.lucky-post.com) has added senior Flame artist Dan Margules to its team. He’s known for his work on such projects as Lego Batman for Sky, Gold Bond’s Shaq Wisdom, Canada Dry’s ...

    November 8, 2017

  • Music+Sound Awards announce jury line-up
    Music+Sound Awards announce jury line-up

    NEW YORK CITY — The Music+Sound Awards (www.masawards.com), which honor the contributions that music and sound design play in the world of visual media, has announced its jury line-up for 2018’s compe ...

    December 11, 2017

  • Canon introduces three new Full HD camcorders
    Canon introduces three new Full HD camcorders

    MELVILLE, NY — Canon USA Inc. (usa.canon.com), has launched three new compact, lightweight Full HD camcorders. The XA15, XA11 and VIXIA HF G21 offer first-class optics, powerful sensors and a range of ...

    December 5, 2017

  • MPC announces leadership changes
    MPC announces leadership changes

    NEW YORK CITY — Global visual effects and creative production studio MPC, a Technicolor company, has announced major leadership changes for its advertising studios in the US. Justin Brukman, previousl ...

    December 4, 2017

  • Nine foreign language films advance in Oscar race
    Nine foreign language films advance in Oscar race

    LOS ANGELES – Nine features have been selected to advance to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category for the 90th Academy Awards. Ninety-two films had originally been considered ...

    December 15, 2017

  • 10 live action short films advance in Oscar race
    10 live action short films advance in Oscar race

    LOS ANGELES – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 10 live action short films have advanced in the voting process for the 90th Academy Awards. A record 165 pictures had origi ...

    December 13, 2017

  • <I>Big Little Lies</I> & <I>The Shape of Water</I> lead Golden Globe nominees
    Big Little Lies & The Shape of Water lead Golden Globe nominees

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA — Nominations for the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced on Monday from the Beverly Hilton Hotel by presenters Alfre Woodard, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Bell (pictured), an ...

    December 11, 2017

  • Kevin adds to VFX team
    Kevin adds to VFX team

    VENICE, CA — Visual effects studio Kevin (yourstrulykevin.com), which opened in September, has added to its team with the hiring of Mike Dalzell as head of CG, Theo Maniatis as VFX supervisor and Carl ...

    December 14, 2017

  • Apache grows color grading roster
    Apache grows color grading roster

    SANTA MONICA — Colorist Cullen Kelly has joined the roster at boutique color and post production studio Apache (www.apache.tv). The studio opened in the summer of 2014 and recently promoted colorist Q ...

    December 11, 2017

  • Music+Sound Awards announce jury line-up
    Music+Sound Awards announce jury line-up

    NEW YORK CITY — The Music+Sound Awards (www.masawards.com), which honor the contributions that music and sound design play in the world of visual media, has announced its jury line-up for 2018’s compe ...

    December 11, 2017

  • Nine foreign language films advance in Oscar race
    Nine foreign language films advance in Oscar race

    LOS ANGELES – Nine features have been selected to advance to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category for the 90th Academy Awards. Ninety-two films had originally been considered ...

    December 15, 2017

  • 10 live action short films advance in Oscar race
    10 live action short films advance in Oscar race

    LOS ANGELES – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 10 live action short films have advanced in the voting process for the 90th Academy Awards. A record 165 pictures had origi ...

    December 13, 2017

  • MTI Film puts finishing touches on Nat Geo's <I>The Story of Us</I>
    MTI Film puts finishing touches on Nat Geo's The Story of Us

    HOLLYWOOD — MTI Film (www.mtifilm.com) recently provided final post production services for The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman, a six-part documentary series airing on National Geographic. The facili ...

    December 13, 2017

  • MTI Film puts finishing touches on Nat Geo's <I>The Story of Us</I>
    MTI Film puts finishing touches on Nat Geo's The Story of Us

    HOLLYWOOD — MTI Film (www.mtifilm.com) recently provided final post production services for The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman, a six-part documentary series airing on National Geographic. The facili ...

    December 13, 2017

  • Pond5 launches archival footage collection
    Pond5 launches archival footage collection

    NEW YORK CITY — Pond5 (pond5.com), a marketplace for licensing royalty-free footage and other media, has launched its archival footage collection. Expertly curated by international historians, the new ...

    September 14, 2017

  • StormStock capturing Hurricane Irma footage
    StormStock capturing Hurricane Irma footage

    ARLINGTON, TX — StormStock, a stock footage collection specializing in severe weather since 1993, is covering the impact of major Category 5 Hurricane Irma as it approaches the US. It’s a quick turnar ...

    September 7, 2017

  • Sony to launch 500+MB/s CFast 2.0 memory cards
    Sony to launch 500+MB/s CFast 2.0 memory cards

    PARK RIDGE, NJ — In early 2018, Sony (www.sony.com/electronics) will launch a range of high performance CFast memory cards that are designed to meet the needs of professional photographers and videogr ...

    November 28, 2017

  • Panasas introduces next-gen ActiveStor NAS
    Panasas introduces next-gen ActiveStor NAS

    SUNNYVALE, CA — Panasas (www.panasas.com), a provider of high performance scale-out network-attached storage (NAS) solutions, has introduced its next generation ActiveStor. The new ActiveStor is capab ...

    November 10, 2017

  • Promise adds ChronoSync software to Thunderbolt 3 solutions
    Promise adds ChronoSync software to Thunderbolt 3 solutions

    MILPITAS, CA — Rich media storage provider Promise Technology Inc. (www.promise.com), has announced that its Pegasus3 series of desktop RAID storage solutions with Thunderbolt 3 will now include Chron ...

    October 19, 2017

  • Kevin adds to VFX team
    Kevin adds to VFX team

    VENICE, CA — Visual effects studio Kevin (yourstrulykevin.com), which opened in September, has added to its team with the hiring of Mike Dalzell as head of CG, Theo Maniatis as VFX supervisor and Carl ...

    December 14, 2017

  • Shotgun 7.6 adds new analytics feature set
    Shotgun 7.6 adds new analytics feature set

    LOS ANGELES — Shotgun Software (www.shotgunsoftware.com) has released Shotgun 7.6, the latest version of its cloud-based review and production tracking software. The release delivers a new set of anal ...

    December 14, 2017

  • MTI Film puts finishing touches on Nat Geo's <I>The Story of Us</I>
    MTI Film puts finishing touches on Nat Geo's The Story of Us

    HOLLYWOOD — MTI Film (www.mtifilm.com) recently provided final post production services for The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman, a six-part documentary series airing on National Geographic. The facili ...

    December 13, 2017

  • Nine foreign language films advance in Oscar race
    Nine foreign language films advance in Oscar race

    LOS ANGELES – Nine features have been selected to advance to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category for the 90th Academy Awards. Ninety-two films had originally been considered ...

    December 15, 2017

  • Kevin adds to VFX team
    Kevin adds to VFX team

    VENICE, CA — Visual effects studio Kevin (yourstrulykevin.com), which opened in September, has added to its team with the hiring of Mike Dalzell as head of CG, Theo Maniatis as VFX supervisor and Carl ...

    December 14, 2017

  • Shotgun 7.6 adds new analytics feature set
    Shotgun 7.6 adds new analytics feature set

    LOS ANGELES — Shotgun Software (www.shotgunsoftware.com) has released Shotgun 7.6, the latest version of its cloud-based review and production tracking software. The release delivers a new set of anal ...

    December 14, 2017

  • Kevin adds to VFX team
    Kevin adds to VFX team

    VENICE, CA — Visual effects studio Kevin (yourstrulykevin.com), which opened in September, has added to its team with the hiring of Mike Dalzell as head of CG, Theo Maniatis as VFX supervisor and Carl ...

    December 14, 2017

  • NewTek to ship LightWave 2018 on Jan. 1
    NewTek to ship LightWave 2018 on Jan. 1

    SAN ANTONIO, TX — NewTek, Inc., will soon release LightWave 2018, the new iteration of their 3D animation system. The software for Windows and Mac operating systems will be available on January 1, 201 ...

    December 14, 2017

  • Shotgun 7.6 adds new analytics feature set
    Shotgun 7.6 adds new analytics feature set

    LOS ANGELES — Shotgun Software (www.shotgunsoftware.com) has released Shotgun 7.6, the latest version of its cloud-based review and production tracking software. The release delivers a new set of anal ...

    December 14, 2017