• SGO draws from Mistika technology to offer dedicated workflow tools
    SGO draws from Mistika technology to offer dedicated workflow tools

    MADRID, SPAIN — SGO (www.sgo.es) is drawing from its established Mistika technology to introduce new pipeline tools that will be more accessible to the post community as a whole. The company’s Mistika ...

    April 4, 2017

  • 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

  • Lenovo intros 'Tiny' workstation
    Lenovo intros 'Tiny' workstation

    MORRISVILLE, NC - Lenovo (www.lenovo.com) recently introduced a new addition to its workstation family with the ThinkStation P320 Tiny. The pint-sized system is 96 percent smaller than a traditional d ...

    June 22, 2017

  • Autodesk names Andrew Anagnost president & CEO
    Autodesk names Andrew Anagnost president & CEO

    SAN FRANCISCO — Autodesk’s (autodesk.com) board of directors has appointed Andrew Anagnost, current interim co-chief executive officer and chief marketing officer, as the company's new president and C ...

    June 20, 2017

  • Lola completes Season 2 of new <I>Teletubbies</I> series
    Lola completes Season 2 of new Teletubbies series

    LONDON — In celebration of 20 years since Teletubbies first landed on television screens, Lola has announced the completion of 120 episodes in which it served as the sole VFX vendor on the new and upd ...

    June 20, 2017

  • Academy Gold internship program launches with 20 partners
    Academy Gold internship program launches with 20 partners

    LOS ANGELES – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (www.oscars.org/AcademyGoldProgram) has received commitments from four additional industry partners – Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Illum ...

    June 15, 2017

  • Eleven adds to audio post team
    Eleven adds to audio post team

    SANTA MONICA — Eleven (www.elevensound.com) has added a number of new members to its audio post team. Madeleine “Maddee” Bonniot joins Eleven as producer, while Andrew Smith comes on board as assistan ...

    June 13, 2017

  • Music Video: Oh Susanna — <I>Tickets On the Weekend</I>
    Music Video: Oh Susanna — Tickets On the Weekend

    Independent recording artist Oh Susanna (Suzie Ungerleider) recently created a music video for her song, Tickets On the Weekend. The 4:46 video is comprised entirely of still photos, many from her pas ...

    June 1, 2017

  • Adobe acquires SkyBox VR technology from Mettle
    Adobe acquires SkyBox VR technology from Mettle

    SAN JOSE, CA — Adobe Systems (www.adobe.com) has acquired all SkyBox technology from Mettle, a developer of 360-degree and virtual reality software. The acquisition comes at a time when increasing num ...

    June 21, 2017

  • Autodesk names Andrew Anagnost president & CEO
    Autodesk names Andrew Anagnost president & CEO

    SAN FRANCISCO — Autodesk’s (autodesk.com) board of directors has appointed Andrew Anagnost, current interim co-chief executive officer and chief marketing officer, as the company's new president and C ...

    June 20, 2017

  • BGF invests in UK's Milk Visual Effects
    BGF invests in UK's Milk Visual Effects

    LONDON — Business Growth Fund has invested an initial £2m ($2.55M) in Milk Visual Effects (www.milk-vfx.com), the Oscar-winning independent visual VFX company that contributes to both feature films an ...

    June 19, 2017

  • AJA now shipping Ki Pro Ultra Plus recorder
    AJA now shipping Ki Pro Ultra Plus recorder

    GRASS VALLEY, CA — AJA Video Systems (www.aja.com) is now shipping the Ki Pro Ultra Plus, its new multi-channel recorder that offers one, two, three or four-channel simultaneous HD recording up to 108 ...

    June 22, 2017

  • Academy Gold internship program launches with 20 partners
    Academy Gold internship program launches with 20 partners

    LOS ANGELES – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (www.oscars.org/AcademyGoldProgram) has received commitments from four additional industry partners – Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Illum ...

    June 15, 2017

  • Gasket brings tacos to life for Old El Paso
    Gasket brings tacos to life for Old El Paso

    MINNEAPOLIS — Gasket Studios (gasket.tv) recently created a package of humorous :05 spots for Old El Paso. The “Anything Goes In” commercials feature Old El Paso’s taco shells and bowls, which are giv ...

    June 12, 2017

  • Recapping Cine Gear Expo 2017
    Recapping Cine Gear Expo 2017

    HOLLYWOOD — Cine Gear Expo took place at The Studio at Paramount earlier this month, giving the Hollywood production community a chance to check out the latest new products and services, as well as li ...

    June 7, 2017

  • Shed creates dailies for <I>Guardians 2</I>
    Shed creates dailies for Guardians 2

    LOS ANGELES — Boutique post production company Shed (https://shed.la), with locations in LA and London, worked on the dailies for Marvel’s latest blockbuster, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. The studi ...

    May 17, 2017

  • Pipeline Awards now accepting entries
    Pipeline Awards now accepting entries

    LOS ANGELES — Shotgun Software (https://shotgunsoftware.com) is now accepting entries for its annual Pipeline Awards. In its fourth year, the Pipeline Awards honor outstanding tools and individuals th ...

    May 10, 2017

  • Lenovo intros 'Tiny' workstation
    Lenovo intros 'Tiny' workstation

    MORRISVILLE, NC - Lenovo (www.lenovo.com) recently introduced a new addition to its workstation family with the ThinkStation P320 Tiny. The pint-sized system is 96 percent smaller than a traditional d ...

    June 22, 2017

  • AJA now shipping Ki Pro Ultra Plus recorder
    AJA now shipping Ki Pro Ultra Plus recorder

    GRASS VALLEY, CA — AJA Video Systems (www.aja.com) is now shipping the Ki Pro Ultra Plus, its new multi-channel recorder that offers one, two, three or four-channel simultaneous HD recording up to 108 ...

    June 22, 2017

  • Academy Gold internship program launches with 20 partners
    Academy Gold internship program launches with 20 partners

    LOS ANGELES – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (www.oscars.org/AcademyGoldProgram) has received commitments from four additional industry partners – Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Illum ...

    June 15, 2017

  • Academy Gold internship program launches with 20 partners
    Academy Gold internship program launches with 20 partners

    LOS ANGELES – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (www.oscars.org/AcademyGoldProgram) has received commitments from four additional industry partners – Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Illum ...

    June 15, 2017

  • SIGGRAPH announces VR Village highlights
    SIGGRAPH announces VR Village highlights

    LOS ANGELES — SIGGRAPH 2017 will host a highly diverse array of new Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) projects from around the world during its upcoming annual conference, set to take pl ...

    June 8, 2017

  • Mettle launches 360VR video training series
    Mettle launches 360VR video training series

    MONTREAL — Mettle (www.mettle.com), the developer of 360VR software tools, has launched a free, comprehensive 360/VR Master Training Series that’s designed to teach aspiring 360/VR filmmakers cinemati ...

    May 22, 2017

HD

  • AJA now shipping Ki Pro Ultra Plus recorder
    AJA now shipping Ki Pro Ultra Plus recorder

    GRASS VALLEY, CA — AJA Video Systems (www.aja.com) is now shipping the Ki Pro Ultra Plus, its new multi-channel recorder that offers one, two, three or four-channel simultaneous HD recording up to 108 ...

    June 22, 2017

  • Canon introduces 4K-capable C200 cameras
    Canon introduces 4K-capable C200 cameras

    MELVILLE, NY — Canon USA, Inc., has introduced the EOS C200 and EOS C200B digital cinema cameras, which are designed to meet the demanding needs of filmmakers and TV production users. The two new mode ...

    May 31, 2017

  • Blackmagic taking new products on multi-city tour
    Blackmagic taking new products on multi-city tour

    FREEMONT, CA — Blackmagic Design’s NAB 2017 Roadshow will offer hands-on demonstrations of the company’s newly announced DaVinci Resolve 14, ATEM Television Studio Pro HD, Ursa Mini Pro camera and mor ...

    May 19, 2017

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

  • AJA Ki Pro Ultra update adds support for Avid DNxHD
    AJA Ki Pro Ultra update adds support for Avid DNxHD

    AMSTERDAM — AJA Video Systems (www.aja.com) has announced Ki Pro Ultra v2.0 firmware, adding support for Avid DNxHD to the portable file-based 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD record and playback device. Users can no ...

    September 9, 2016

  • Lola completes Season 2 of new <I>Teletubbies</I> series
    Lola completes Season 2 of new Teletubbies series

    LONDON — In celebration of 20 years since Teletubbies first landed on television screens, Lola has announced the completion of 120 episodes in which it served as the sole VFX vendor on the new and upd ...

    June 20, 2017

  • Outpost serves as sole VFX vendor on <i>47 Meters Down</I>
    Outpost serves as sole VFX vendor on 47 Meters Down

    BOURNEMOUTH, UK — Outpost VFX (outpostvfx.co.uk) delivered over 420 VFX shots for Johannes Roberts’ new intense survival film, 47 Meters Down. The studio served as the sole VFX vendor for the film, wh ...

    June 19, 2017

  • BGF invests in UK's Milk Visual Effects
    BGF invests in UK's Milk Visual Effects

    LONDON — Business Growth Fund has invested an initial £2m ($2.55M) in Milk Visual Effects (www.milk-vfx.com), the Oscar-winning independent visual VFX company that contributes to both feature films an ...

    June 19, 2017

  • Music Video: Oh Susanna — <I>Tickets On the Weekend</I>
    Music Video: Oh Susanna — Tickets On the Weekend

    Independent recording artist Oh Susanna (Suzie Ungerleider) recently created a music video for her song, Tickets On the Weekend. The 4:46 video is comprised entirely of still photos, many from her pas ...

    June 1, 2017

  • Universal Pictures announces 'Dark Universe' line up
    Universal Pictures announces 'Dark Universe' line up

    UNIVERSAL CITY, CA — Universal Pictures has announced that its series of films reviving the studio’s classic monster characters will be known as “Dark Universe.” The motion logo for the new initiative ...

    May 22, 2017

  • Autodesk releases SketchBook 4.0 for iOS
    Autodesk releases SketchBook 4.0 for iOS

    SAN FRANCISCO — Autodesk, Inc. (www.autodesk.com) has released SketchBook 4.0 for iOS, the latest update for its digital painting and drawing app. Now available for purchase through the Apple App Stor ...

    May 17, 2017

  • Music Video: Tony Gottlob — <I>Morning Comes Breaking</I>
    Music Video: Tony Gottlob — Morning Comes Breaking

    Songwriter/vocalist Tony Gottlob recently released a music video for his folk track “Morning Comes Breaking.” The song tells the story of a young soldier, who is torn by his love for his beautiful swe ...

    June 12, 2017

  • Music Video: Oh Susanna — <I>Tickets On the Weekend</I>
    Music Video: Oh Susanna — Tickets On the Weekend

    Independent recording artist Oh Susanna (Suzie Ungerleider) recently created a music video for her song, Tickets On the Weekend. The 4:46 video is comprised entirely of still photos, many from her pas ...

    June 1, 2017

  • Music Video: Miley Cyrus — <I>Malibu</I>
    Music Video: Miley Cyrus — Malibu

    SANTA MONICA & NEW YORK CITY — Arcade’s (www.arcadeedit.com) Paul Martinez recently completed the edit for Miley Cyrus’s new music video, Malibu. The piece features breathtaking visuals of Malibu’ ...

    May 15, 2017

NAB

  • Pond5
    Pond5

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

    April 28, 2017

  • Quantum
    Quantum

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

    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

  • SIGGRAPH 2017 to screen NYT's VR short
    SIGGRAPH 2017 to screen NYT's VR short

    CHICAGO — SIGGRAPH 2017, the annual interdisciplinary educational experience showcasing the latest in computer graphics and interactive techniques, will host a special VR presentation and film screeni ...

    June 22, 2017

  • Adobe acquires SkyBox VR technology from Mettle
    Adobe acquires SkyBox VR technology from Mettle

    SAN JOSE, CA — Adobe Systems (www.adobe.com) has acquired all SkyBox technology from Mettle, a developer of 360-degree and virtual reality software. The acquisition comes at a time when increasing num ...

    June 21, 2017

  • Radiant Images showcases VR solutions at Cine Gear
    Radiant Images showcases VR solutions at Cine Gear

    LOS ANGELES — At Cine Gear Expo 2017 at Paramount in Hollywood, Radiant Images (www.radiantimages.com) showed a number of its VR solutions as well as presented a 360 livestream of the event. Radiant I ...

    June 6, 2017

  • Crew Cuts completes flavor-filled spot for Perrier
    Crew Cuts completes flavor-filled spot for Perrier

    NEW YORK CITY — Crew Cuts (www.crewcuts.com) recently edited a colorful new spot for Nestle Waters North America that promotes their Perrier brand’s zero-calorie, fruit-flavored water. Conceived by Og ...

    June 14, 2017

  • Editor Graham Chisholm joins Arcade
    Editor Graham Chisholm joins Arcade

    SANTA MONICA & NEW YORK CITY — Bicoastal editorial company Arcade (www.arcadeedit.com) welcomes creative editor Graham Chisholm to their team. His vibrant career began in Montreal, where he worked ...

    June 13, 2017

  • Anna Rotholz returns to Spot Welders as EP/head of development
    Anna Rotholz returns to Spot Welders as EP/head of development

    NEW YORK CITY — The bicoastal editorial shop Spot Welders has brought on Anna Rotholz, who will serve as executive producer/head of development at their Manhattan office. She worked as a rep with Spot ...

    May 31, 2017

  • Academy Gold internship program launches with 20 partners
    Academy Gold internship program launches with 20 partners

    LOS ANGELES – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (www.oscars.org/AcademyGoldProgram) has received commitments from four additional industry partners – Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Illum ...

    June 15, 2017

  • New book draws advice from leading editors
    New book draws advice from leading editors

    NEW YORK CITY — "Art of the Cut: Conversations with Film and TV editors” is a new book by author/editor Steve Hullfish. As a feature film and TV editor, Hullfish’s credits include Courageous, War Room ...

    May 9, 2017

  • Academy to launch new internship/mentoring program
    Academy to launch new internship/mentoring program

    LOS ANGELES – In June, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will launch Academy Gold (www.oscars.org/AcademyGoldProgram), a new entertainment industry summer internship and mentoring progra ...

    April 6, 2017

  • Autodesk names Andrew Anagnost president & CEO
    Autodesk names Andrew Anagnost president & CEO

    SAN FRANCISCO — Autodesk’s (autodesk.com) board of directors has appointed Andrew Anagnost, current interim co-chief executive officer and chief marketing officer, as the company's new president and C ...

    June 20, 2017

  • ILM veteran Marc Chu joins Atomic Fiction
    ILM veteran Marc Chu joins Atomic Fiction

    OAKLAND, CA — Visual effects studio Atomic Fiction has hired Marc Chu, who will lead the studio's animation efforts across its Oakland and Montreal locations. Chu joins Atomic Fiction from ILM, where ...

    June 19, 2017

  • Actress/producer Sabrina Percario launches production company
    Actress/producer Sabrina Percario launches production company

    LOS ANGELES — After successfully producing a number of well-received films, actress/producer Sabrina Percario, SAG / AFTRA, has formed her production company, Percario Productions (www.percarioproduct ...

    June 16, 2017

  • SIGGRAPH 2017 to screen NYT's VR short
    SIGGRAPH 2017 to screen NYT's VR short

    CHICAGO — SIGGRAPH 2017, the annual interdisciplinary educational experience showcasing the latest in computer graphics and interactive techniques, will host a special VR presentation and film screeni ...

    June 22, 2017

  • Lola completes Season 2 of new <I>Teletubbies</I> series
    Lola completes Season 2 of new Teletubbies series

    LONDON — In celebration of 20 years since Teletubbies first landed on television screens, Lola has announced the completion of 120 episodes in which it served as the sole VFX vendor on the new and upd ...

    June 20, 2017

  • Starz's <I>American Gods</I> employs Deluxe's cloud service
    Starz's American Gods employs Deluxe's cloud service

    LOS ANGELES — Starz’s original series American Gods adapts author Neil Gaiman's novel into a feast of visceral imagery. Developed by Bryan Fuller and Michael Green, and produced by FremantleMedia Nort ...

    June 20, 2017

  • Pond5 launches Global Partner Program, announces Adobe deal
    Pond5 launches Global Partner Program, announces Adobe deal

    NEW YORK — Pond5 (https://www.pond5.com), the online marketplace for professionally produced photo, video and audio content, has announced a new Global Partner Program that’s designed to deliver multi ...

    April 20, 2017

  • Reenactment Stock Footage launches new Website
    Reenactment Stock Footage launches new Website

    RICHMOND, VA — Reenactment Stock Footage (www.reenactmentstockfootage.com), which offers an expansive HD collection of licensable, historical re-enactments and recreations, has launched an all new Web ...

    February 23, 2017

  • C3 Entertainment acquires military footage from Creation Films
    C3 Entertainment acquires military footage from Creation Films

    GLENDALE, CA – C3 Entertainment, Inc. (www.c3entertainment.com) has purchased over 1,000 hours of historic, military-themed titles from Creation Films. The deal continues to grow the content and distr ...

    November 30, 2016

  • Phase 3 invests in Archion shared storage
    Phase 3 invests in Archion shared storage

    LOS ANGELES — Phase 3 Productions (http://phase3.tv) has invested in Archion Technologies’ EditStor shared storage solution to handle its increasing media needs in the production of infomercials promo ...

    June 15, 2017

  • Codex adds Mark Anderson as director of storage sales
    Codex adds Mark Anderson as director of storage sales

    LONDON — Codex, the maker of recorders and media processing systems that are designed to streamline the transfer of digital files and images from camera through to post production, has hired Mark Ande ...

    May 15, 2017

  • <I>Bent</I> relying on WCPMedia's cloud platform
    Bent relying on WCPMedia's cloud platform

    ROME, ITALY — Bent is the latest motion picture production to move its media management to the WCPMedia cloud. Augustus Color, the Rome-based post production lab, is using WCPMedia’s platform to deliv ...

    May 4, 2017

  • Starz's <I>American Gods</I> employs Deluxe's cloud service
    Starz's American Gods employs Deluxe's cloud service

    LOS ANGELES — Starz’s original series American Gods adapts author Neil Gaiman's novel into a feast of visceral imagery. Developed by Bryan Fuller and Michael Green, and produced by FremantleMedia Nort ...

    June 20, 2017

  • ILM veteran Marc Chu joins Atomic Fiction
    ILM veteran Marc Chu joins Atomic Fiction

    OAKLAND, CA — Visual effects studio Atomic Fiction has hired Marc Chu, who will lead the studio's animation efforts across its Oakland and Montreal locations. Chu joins Atomic Fiction from ILM, where ...

    June 19, 2017

  • Outpost serves as sole VFX vendor on <i>47 Meters Down</I>
    Outpost serves as sole VFX vendor on 47 Meters Down

    BOURNEMOUTH, UK — Outpost VFX (outpostvfx.co.uk) delivered over 420 VFX shots for Johannes Roberts’ new intense survival film, 47 Meters Down. The studio served as the sole VFX vendor for the film, wh ...

    June 19, 2017

  • AJA now shipping Ki Pro Ultra Plus recorder
    AJA now shipping Ki Pro Ultra Plus recorder

    GRASS VALLEY, CA — AJA Video Systems (www.aja.com) is now shipping the Ki Pro Ultra Plus, its new multi-channel recorder that offers one, two, three or four-channel simultaneous HD recording up to 108 ...

    June 22, 2017

  • SIGGRAPH 2017 to screen NYT's VR short
    SIGGRAPH 2017 to screen NYT's VR short

    CHICAGO — SIGGRAPH 2017, the annual interdisciplinary educational experience showcasing the latest in computer graphics and interactive techniques, will host a special VR presentation and film screeni ...

    June 22, 2017

  • Adobe acquires SkyBox VR technology from Mettle
    Adobe acquires SkyBox VR technology from Mettle

    SAN JOSE, CA — Adobe Systems (www.adobe.com) has acquired all SkyBox technology from Mettle, a developer of 360-degree and virtual reality software. The acquisition comes at a time when increasing num ...

    June 21, 2017

  • Lenovo intros 'Tiny' workstation
    Lenovo intros 'Tiny' workstation

    MORRISVILLE, NC - Lenovo (www.lenovo.com) recently introduced a new addition to its workstation family with the ThinkStation P320 Tiny. The pint-sized system is 96 percent smaller than a traditional d ...

    June 22, 2017

  • Lola completes Season 2 of new <I>Teletubbies</I> series
    Lola completes Season 2 of new Teletubbies series

    LONDON — In celebration of 20 years since Teletubbies first landed on television screens, Lola has announced the completion of 120 episodes in which it served as the sole VFX vendor on the new and upd ...

    June 20, 2017

  • Autodesk names Andrew Anagnost president & CEO
    Autodesk names Andrew Anagnost president & CEO

    SAN FRANCISCO — Autodesk’s (autodesk.com) board of directors has appointed Andrew Anagnost, current interim co-chief executive officer and chief marketing officer, as the company's new president and C ...

    June 20, 2017