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February 2015

3D Stereo

Corus Entertainment upgrades with Quantel solutions Corus Entertainment upgrades with Quantel solutions
February 13, 2015 –  NEWBURY, UK — Canadian-based media and entertainment company, Corus Entertainment (www.corusent.com), has added four new Quantel Pablo Rio 2KO color and finishing systems. The company will use the new ...
HPA previews Tech Retreat highlights HPA previews Tech Retreat highlights
January 30, 2015 –  INDIAN WELLS, CA — The Hollywood Post Alliance (www.hpaonline.com) has announced the final schedule for the 2015 HPA Tech Retreat, which is set to take place February 9th through the 13th at the Hyatt ...
Slovakia's AVI updates finishing suite Slovakia's AVI updates finishing suite
November 20, 2014 –  BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA — Commercial post house AVI Studio (www.avistudio.sk) recently upgraded its finishing suite with the addition of an SGO Mistika system. The Mistika replaced the company’s existing ...

Animation

March 12th LAPPG meeting to offer tax advice March 12th LAPPG meeting to offer tax advice
March 3, 2015 –  LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Post Production Group will hold its next meeting on Thursday, March 12th, at the Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences (Roth Hall) in Santa Monica. The event will inc ...
Ex’pression College grads contribute to Oscar nominees Ex’pression College grads contribute to Oscar nominees
February 26, 2015 –  EMERYVILLE, CA — Eight graduates of Ex’pression College (www.expression.edu) worked on films that were nominated for Oscars at this year’s 87th Academy Awards ceremony, which was held on February 22.
Autodesk releases free beta version of reality capture/3D tool Autodesk releases free beta version of reality capture/3D tool
February 25, 2015 –  SAN FRANCISCO — Autodesk’s Memento, which was previously available as an Autodesk Labs technology preview, is now available as a free public beta, allowing users to digitize reality into high definiti ...

Audio

March 12th LAPPG meeting to offer tax advice March 12th LAPPG meeting to offer tax advice
March 3, 2015 –  LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Post Production Group will hold its next meeting on Thursday, March 12th, at the Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences (Roth Hall) in Santa Monica. The event will inc ...
Ex’pression College grads contribute to Oscar nominees Ex’pression College grads contribute to Oscar nominees
February 26, 2015 –  EMERYVILLE, CA — Eight graduates of Ex’pression College (www.expression.edu) worked on films that were nominated for Oscars at this year’s 87th Academy Awards ceremony, which was held on February 22.
Blue Collar Post Collective meets in NYC Blue Collar Post Collective meets in NYC
February 24, 2015 –  NEW YORK — More than 60 young people from throughout New York's post production community got together last night at Amity Hall to network and celebrate the Blue Collar Post Collective's 2015 launch. ...

Cameras

Canon seeks submissions for 'Project Imagination: The Trailer' contest Canon seeks submissions for 'Project Imagination: The Trailer' contest
March 4, 2015 –  NEW YORK — Canon USA’s (www.usa.canon.com) Project Imagination: The Trailer contest (imagination.usa.canon.com) is now open for submissions. Based on the concept that anything in life can be ...
Assimilate launches cloud-based collaboration tool Assimilate launches cloud-based collaboration tool
March 3, 2015 –  SANTA CLARA, CA – Assimilate has launched Scratch Web, a professional, cloud-based, multi-user collaboration and review tool that offers individual clip, timeline, or timeline+version sharing, as well ...
Oscars: 'Birdman,' 'Grand Budapest Hotel,' 'Whiplash' honored Oscars: 'Birdman,' 'Grand Budapest Hotel,' 'Whiplash' honored
February 23, 2015 –  LOS ANGELES — The 87th Academy Awards took place on Sunday night in Los Angeles, recognizing achievement in film for the year 2014. While the style awards all went to The Grand Budapest Hotel (Hair &a ...

Digital Intermediates

Assimilate launches cloud-based collaboration tool Assimilate launches cloud-based collaboration tool
March 3, 2015 –  SANTA CLARA, CA – Assimilate has launched Scratch Web, a professional, cloud-based, multi-user collaboration and review tool that offers individual clip, timeline, or timeline+version sharing, as well ...
3sixtymedia upgrades grading capabilities with multiple FilmLight seats 3sixtymedia upgrades grading capabilities with multiple FilmLight seats
February 23, 2015 –  LONDON — 3sixtymedia (www.3sixtymedia.com), which provides post production, creative services and studio crewing for broadcast productions in the north of England, has added a FilmLight Baselight Two ...
102 Full Sail graduates contribute to Oscar nominees 102 Full Sail graduates contribute to Oscar nominees
February 19, 2015 –  WINTER PARK, FL — More than 100 Full Sail University (www.fullsail.edu) graduates are credited with work on 22 Oscar-nominated films. The projects span 20 categories. The 87th annual Academy Awards wi ...

Editing

1stAveMachine opens Santa Monica headquarters 1stAveMachine opens Santa Monica headquarters
March 4, 2015 –  BROOKLYN, NY — Mixed media production company 1stAveMachine has expanded with a new West Coast headquarters. The team is led by partners Arvind Palep, Serge Patzak, and Sam Penfield, and includes exec ...
Valerie Petrusson named president of Beast Valerie Petrusson named president of Beast
March 4, 2015 –  SANTA MONICA — Creative editorial company Beast (www.beast.tv) has named Valerie Petrusson president. Beast TV works on commercials, music videos and Web content. A co-founding member, Petrusson retur ...
Canon seeks submissions for 'Project Imagination: The Trailer' contest Canon seeks submissions for 'Project Imagination: The Trailer' contest
March 4, 2015 –  NEW YORK — Canon USA’s (www.usa.canon.com) Project Imagination: The Trailer contest (imagination.usa.canon.com) is now open for submissions. Based on the concept that anything in life can be ...

Education

Canon seeks submissions for 'Project Imagination: The Trailer' contest Canon seeks submissions for 'Project Imagination: The Trailer' contest
March 4, 2015 –  NEW YORK — Canon USA’s (www.usa.canon.com) Project Imagination: The Trailer contest (imagination.usa.canon.com) is now open for submissions. Based on the concept that anything in life can be ...
March 12th LAPPG meeting to offer tax advice March 12th LAPPG meeting to offer tax advice
March 3, 2015 –  LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Post Production Group will hold its next meeting on Thursday, March 12th, at the Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences (Roth Hall) in Santa Monica. The event will inc ...
Blue Collar Post Collective meets in NYC Blue Collar Post Collective meets in NYC
February 24, 2015 –  NEW YORK — More than 60 young people from throughout New York's post production community got together last night at Amity Hall to network and celebrate the Blue Collar Post Collective's 2015 launch. ...

HD

1stAveMachine opens Santa Monica headquarters 1stAveMachine opens Santa Monica headquarters
March 4, 2015 –  BROOKLYN, NY — Mixed media production company 1stAveMachine has expanded with a new West Coast headquarters. The team is led by partners Arvind Palep, Serge Patzak, and Sam Penfield, and includes exec ...
Canon seeks submissions for 'Project Imagination: The Trailer' contest Canon seeks submissions for 'Project Imagination: The Trailer' contest
March 4, 2015 –  NEW YORK — Canon USA’s (www.usa.canon.com) Project Imagination: The Trailer contest (imagination.usa.canon.com) is now open for submissions. Based on the concept that anything in life can be ...
Editing co. Nomad launches VFX business Editing co. Nomad launches VFX business
February 23, 2015 –  SANTA MONICA, CA — Editorial house Nomad (www.nomadedit.com) is diversifying its business with the launch of a new visual effects and finishing division. The business will be led by executive producer ...

New Media

1stAveMachine opens Santa Monica headquarters 1stAveMachine opens Santa Monica headquarters
March 4, 2015 –  BROOKLYN, NY — Mixed media production company 1stAveMachine has expanded with a new West Coast headquarters. The team is led by partners Arvind Palep, Serge Patzak, and Sam Penfield, and includes exec ...
Northern Lights cuts Colin Quinn's Web series 'Cop Show' Northern Lights cuts Colin Quinn's Web series 'Cop Show'
February 27, 2015 –  NEW YORK — Northern Lights (http://nledit.com) editor Glenn Conte dived in the raw world of police dramas, cutting the new satirical Web series Cop Show, which was created by SNL alum and comedian Col ...
Blue Collar Post Collective plans first 2015 event Blue Collar Post Collective plans first 2015 event
February 17, 2015 –  NEW YORK — The Blue Collar Post Collective is holding its 2015 launch party on Monday, February 23rd in New York City. The newly appointed leadership committee will be there and will detail the Collec ...

People

1stAveMachine opens Santa Monica headquarters 1stAveMachine opens Santa Monica headquarters
March 4, 2015 –  BROOKLYN, NY — Mixed media production company 1stAveMachine has expanded with a new West Coast headquarters. The team is led by partners Arvind Palep, Serge Patzak, and Sam Penfield, and includes exec ...
Valerie Petrusson named president of Beast Valerie Petrusson named president of Beast
March 4, 2015 –  SANTA MONICA — Creative editorial company Beast (www.beast.tv) has named Valerie Petrusson president. Beast TV works on commercials, music videos and Web content. A co-founding member, Petrusson retur ...
Wax adds editor Christopher Huth Wax adds editor Christopher Huth
March 3, 2015 –  NEW YORK — Wax (www.wax.tv), the boutique film editorial company and creative collective, has added editor Christopher Huth to its roster. Huth's award-winning work includes the Cannes Gold PR Lion-wi ...

Recent Work

Lucky Post cuts Gold Bond package Lucky Post cuts Gold Bond package
March 3, 2015 –  DALLAS — Lucky Post’s (www.lucky-post.com) Sai Selvarajan recently cut two :15 spots for Gold Bond out of agency 31,000 FT. Shot by Theresa Wingert, the spots feature interwoven vignettes that present ...
Northern Lights cuts Colin Quinn's Web series 'Cop Show' Northern Lights cuts Colin Quinn's Web series 'Cop Show'
February 27, 2015 –  NEW YORK — Northern Lights (http://nledit.com) editor Glenn Conte dived in the raw world of police dramas, cutting the new satirical Web series Cop Show, which was created by SNL alum and comedian Col ...
Ex’pression College grads contribute to Oscar nominees Ex’pression College grads contribute to Oscar nominees
February 26, 2015 –  EMERYVILLE, CA — Eight graduates of Ex’pression College (www.expression.edu) worked on films that were nominated for Oscars at this year’s 87th Academy Awards ceremony, which was held on February 22.

Sound Libraries

Warner/Chappell Production Music builds 'News' collection via Gari Warner/Chappell Production Music builds 'News' collection via Gari
January 12, 2015 –  NASHVILLE — Warner/Chappell Production Music (www.warnerchappellpm.com), Warner Music Group’s production music arm, has acquired the music assets of Frank Gari Productions and Gari Communications. Fra ...
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 ...

Stock Footage

Videoblocks' new stock video site offers full commission to contributors Videoblocks' new stock video site offers full commission to contributors
November 20, 2014 –  RESTON, VA — VideoBlocks (www.videoblocks.com) , a subscription-based provider of unlimited royalty-free stock video, announced the launch of its “contributor-friendly” marketplace that rewards conten ...
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 ...

Storage

Corus Entertainment upgrades with Quantel solutions Corus Entertainment upgrades with Quantel solutions
February 13, 2015 –  NEWBURY, UK — Canadian-based media and entertainment company, Corus Entertainment (www.corusent.com), has added four new Quantel Pablo Rio 2KO color and finishing systems. The company will use the new ...
HPA previews Tech Retreat highlights HPA previews Tech Retreat highlights
January 30, 2015 –  INDIAN WELLS, CA — The Hollywood Post Alliance (www.hpaonline.com) has announced the final schedule for the 2015 HPA Tech Retreat, which is set to take place February 9th through the 13th at the Hyatt ...
ATTO expands 12Gb ExpressSAS HBA line ATTO expands 12Gb ExpressSAS HBA line
January 28, 2015 – 

Studios

1stAveMachine opens Santa Monica headquarters 1stAveMachine opens Santa Monica headquarters
March 4, 2015 –  BROOKLYN, NY — Mixed media production company 1stAveMachine has expanded with a new West Coast headquarters. The team is led by partners Arvind Palep, Serge Patzak, and Sam Penfield, and includes exec ...
Valerie Petrusson named president of Beast Valerie Petrusson named president of Beast
March 4, 2015 –  SANTA MONICA — Creative editorial company Beast (www.beast.tv) has named Valerie Petrusson president. Beast TV works on commercials, music videos and Web content. A co-founding member, Petrusson retur ...
March 12th LAPPG meeting to offer tax advice March 12th LAPPG meeting to offer tax advice
March 3, 2015 –  LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Post Production Group will hold its next meeting on Thursday, March 12th, at the Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences (Roth Hall) in Santa Monica. The event will inc ...

Video/Film

1stAveMachine opens Santa Monica headquarters 1stAveMachine opens Santa Monica headquarters
March 4, 2015 –  BROOKLYN, NY — Mixed media production company 1stAveMachine has expanded with a new West Coast headquarters. The team is led by partners Arvind Palep, Serge Patzak, and Sam Penfield, and includes exec ...
Canon seeks submissions for 'Project Imagination: The Trailer' contest Canon seeks submissions for 'Project Imagination: The Trailer' contest
March 4, 2015 –  NEW YORK — Canon USA’s (www.usa.canon.com) Project Imagination: The Trailer contest (imagination.usa.canon.com) is now open for submissions. Based on the concept that anything in life can be ...
Assimilate launches cloud-based collaboration tool Assimilate launches cloud-based collaboration tool
March 3, 2015 –  SANTA CLARA, CA – Assimilate has launched Scratch Web, a professional, cloud-based, multi-user collaboration and review tool that offers individual clip, timeline, or timeline+version sharing, as well ...

Visual Effects

Assimilate launches cloud-based collaboration tool Assimilate launches cloud-based collaboration tool
March 3, 2015 –  SANTA CLARA, CA – Assimilate has launched Scratch Web, a professional, cloud-based, multi-user collaboration and review tool that offers individual clip, timeline, or timeline+version sharing, as well ...
March 12th LAPPG meeting to offer tax advice March 12th LAPPG meeting to offer tax advice
March 3, 2015 –  LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Post Production Group will hold its next meeting on Thursday, March 12th, at the Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences (Roth Hall) in Santa Monica. The event will inc ...
Ex’pression College grads contribute to Oscar nominees Ex’pression College grads contribute to Oscar nominees
February 26, 2015 –  EMERYVILLE, CA — Eight graduates of Ex’pression College (www.expression.edu) worked on films that were nominated for Oscars at this year’s 87th Academy Awards ceremony, which was held on February 22.