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March 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

Windsong adds Boxx's Apexx 5 workstation Windsong adds Boxx's Apexx 5 workstation
March 24, 2015 –  FRESNO, CA — Creative video production studio Windsong Productions (www.windsongpro.com) has taken delivery of one of the first Boxx Technologies Apexx 5 workstations. The Apexx 5 features two Intel X ...
Live keynotes from the GPU Technology Conference in San Jose Live keynotes from the GPU Technology Conference in San Jose
March 18, 2015 –  SAN JOSE — The GPU Technology Conference kicks off in San Jose with a number of keynote presentations.
Cogswell College to host ILM's Wajid Raza Cogswell College to host ILM's Wajid Raza
March 16, 2015 –  SUNNYVALE, CA — Cogswell College (www.cogswell.edu) will host Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) technical director Wajid Raza on Wednesday, March 25. The special guest lecture will take place from 7: ...

Audio

Avid releases Pro Tools 12, offers subscription options Avid releases Pro Tools 12, offers subscription options
March 23, 2015 –  BURLINGTON, MA — Avid (www.avid.com) has released Pro Tools 12, the next generation of its popular digital audio software. The release features new flexible licensing options that allow customers to s ...
iZotope appointments to focus on education & customer service iZotope appointments to focus on education & customer service
March 20, 2015 –  CAMBRIDGE, MA — iZotope (www.izotope.com), the developer of audio products and technologies, made a number of senior appointments recently. As vice president of education, Claire Harding Hollenbeck wi ...
Elias Arts adds to bicoastal team Elias Arts adds to bicoastal team
March 17, 2015 –  LOS ANGELES — Bicoastal music shop Elias Arts (eliasarts.com) has added Joey Netter as executive producer in their New York studio and Vicki Ordeshook as executive producer in their Los Angeles studio ...

Cameras

Atomos upgrades Shogun monitor/recorder Atomos upgrades Shogun monitor/recorder
March 19, 2015 –  MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA — The Atomos Shogun monitor/recorder has only been around for a few months, but is already finding its way into filmmaking. Shogun combines a 4K ProRes 10-bit recorder, a seven-in ...
'Film Riot's Epic Summer' to kick off April 2nd 'Film Riot's Epic Summer' to kick off April 2nd
March 19, 2015 –  DALLAS — Film Riot and Triune Films’ founder/creator, Ryan Connolly are partnering to launch “Film Riot’s Epic Summer,” a three-month film project designed to showcase the work of three up-and-coming ...
Arri extends Alexa line with SXT family Arri extends Alexa line with SXT family
March 18, 2015 –  MUNICH, GERMANY – Arri (www.arri.com) has introduced the Alexa Super Xtended Technology (SXT) camera line, which represent the next step in the continuing evolution of the Alexa family. The SXT camera ...

Digital Intermediates

Colorist Robert Curreri joins Co3 Detroit Colorist Robert Curreri joins Co3 Detroit
March 17, 2015 –  DETROIT — Company 3 (www.bydeluxe.com) had added colorist Robert Curreri to its Detroit-area facility, which is located at 209 West 6th Street in Royal Oak, MI. Curreri specializes in short-form conte ...
Sony expands Trimaster EL Series with first OLED Sony expands Trimaster EL Series with first OLED
March 16, 2015 –  PARK RIDGE, NJ — Sony’s (www.pro.sony.com) new BVM-X300 OLED master monitor combines 4K resolution, High Dynamic Range and a Wide Color Gamut display. The new 30-inch model expands Sony’s Trimaster EL ...
Sony previews 4K/HD SxS deck Sony previews 4K/HD SxS deck
March 12, 2015 –  PARK RIDGE, NJ — Sony (www.sony.com/professional) has introduced a new 4K/HD SxS memory player. The PMW-PZ1 is a cost-effective playback and storage solution for 4K/HD shooting and post production app ...

Editing

Windsong adds Boxx's Apexx 5 workstation Windsong adds Boxx's Apexx 5 workstation
March 24, 2015 –  FRESNO, CA — Creative video production studio Windsong Productions (www.windsongpro.com) has taken delivery of one of the first Boxx Technologies Apexx 5 workstations. The Apexx 5 features two Intel X ...
'Film Riot's Epic Summer' to kick off April 2nd 'Film Riot's Epic Summer' to kick off April 2nd
March 19, 2015 –  DALLAS — Film Riot and Triune Films’ founder/creator, Ryan Connolly are partnering to launch “Film Riot’s Epic Summer,” a three-month film project designed to showcase the work of three up-and-coming ...
March 27th Editors' Lounge looks toward NAB March 27th Editors' Lounge looks toward NAB
March 18, 2015 –  BURBANK — With the 2015 NAB show just around the corner, the Editors’ Lounge is planning its annual “Pre-NAB Discussion Panel.” Now in its 12th year, with humorous anecdotes and off-topic-discussion, ...

Education

iZotope appointments to focus on education & customer service iZotope appointments to focus on education & customer service
March 20, 2015 –  CAMBRIDGE, MA — iZotope (www.izotope.com), the developer of audio products and technologies, made a number of senior appointments recently. As vice president of education, Claire Harding Hollenbeck wi ...
'Film Riot's Epic Summer' to kick off April 2nd 'Film Riot's Epic Summer' to kick off April 2nd
March 19, 2015 –  DALLAS — Film Riot and Triune Films’ founder/creator, Ryan Connolly are partnering to launch “Film Riot’s Epic Summer,” a three-month film project designed to showcase the work of three up-and-coming ...
March 27th Editors' Lounge looks toward NAB March 27th Editors' Lounge looks toward NAB
March 18, 2015 –  BURBANK — With the 2015 NAB show just around the corner, the Editors’ Lounge is planning its annual “Pre-NAB Discussion Panel.” Now in its 12th year, with humorous anecdotes and off-topic-discussion, ...

HD

Blackmagic releases Update for Teranex Express format converter Blackmagic releases Update for Teranex Express format converter
March 26, 2015 –  FREMONT, CA — Blackmagic Design (www.blackmagicdesign.com) has released a major update for its Teranex Express product, which it introduced at NAB last year. The Teranex 3.2 Update adds full motion st ...
Windsong adds Boxx's Apexx 5 workstation Windsong adds Boxx's Apexx 5 workstation
March 24, 2015 –  FRESNO, CA — Creative video production studio Windsong Productions (www.windsongpro.com) has taken delivery of one of the first Boxx Technologies Apexx 5 workstations. The Apexx 5 features two Intel X ...
Ikagami to present 8K solutions Ikagami to present 8K solutions
March 23, 2015 –  MAYWOOD, NJ – Ikegami (www.ikegami.com), a maker of HD cameras and production equipment, will display a wide range of advanced systems and technologies at the 2015 NAB Show in Las Vegas next month. Th ...

New Media

Blackmagic releases Update for Teranex Express format converter Blackmagic releases Update for Teranex Express format converter
March 26, 2015 –  FREMONT, CA — Blackmagic Design (www.blackmagicdesign.com) has released a major update for its Teranex Express product, which it introduced at NAB last year. The Teranex 3.2 Update adds full motion st ...
ArsenalFX moves into new Santa Monica studio ArsenalFX moves into new Santa Monica studio
March 23, 2015 –  SANTA MONICA — VFX, motion graphics and design studio ArsenalFX (www.arsenalfx.tv) has expanded its commercial operations by moving its headquarters into a brand new facility in Santa Monica, CA. The ...
Audio house Boom Box launches in Burbank Audio house Boom Box launches in Burbank
March 12, 2015 –  BURBANK, CA — Kate Finan and Jeff Shiffman recently opened a Boom Box Post (www.boomboxpost.com), a new post production sound studio located in Burbank. For the past ten years, Finan and Shiffman have ...

People

NAB to honor Jerry Lewis for Distinguished Service NAB to honor Jerry Lewis for Distinguished Service
March 23, 2015 –  LAS VEGAS — The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) will present entertainer and humanitarian Jerry Lewis with the Distinguished Service Award (DSA) during the 2015 NAB Show. Lewis will accept ...
iZotope appointments to focus on education & customer service iZotope appointments to focus on education & customer service
March 20, 2015 –  CAMBRIDGE, MA — iZotope (www.izotope.com), the developer of audio products and technologies, made a number of senior appointments recently. As vice president of education, Claire Harding Hollenbeck wi ...
Elias Arts adds to bicoastal team Elias Arts adds to bicoastal team
March 17, 2015 –  LOS ANGELES — Bicoastal music shop Elias Arts (eliasarts.com) has added Joey Netter as executive producer in their New York studio and Vicki Ordeshook as executive producer in their Los Angeles studio ...

Recent Work

Hollywood Center Studios hosts MTV's 'Ridiculousness' Hollywood Center Studios hosts MTV's 'Ridiculousness'
March 17, 2015 –  LOS ANGELES — Hollywood Center Studios (www.HollywoodCenter.com) recently hosted production for MTV’s hit comedy series Ridiculousness. The show is hosted by Rob Drydek and presents hysterical and abs ...
Splice posts ABC's new 'In An Instant' series Splice posts ABC's new 'In An Instant' series
March 6, 2015 –  MINNEAPOLIS — For its newest television series, In An Instant, a two-hour, docudrama premiering on ABC on March 6th, Committee Films takes on stories about the profound will to survive when people are ...
Cut + Run edits branded short for Converse Cut + Run edits branded short for Converse
March 6, 2015 –  NEW YORK — Editorial company Cut + Run (http://cutandrun.com), here, recently completed work on a branded short that celebrates the people who wear Converse All-Star sneakers. Made By You is a two-min ...

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

Atomos upgrades Shogun monitor/recorder Atomos upgrades Shogun monitor/recorder
March 19, 2015 –  MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA — The Atomos Shogun monitor/recorder has only been around for a few months, but is already finding its way into filmmaking. Shogun combines a 4K ProRes 10-bit recorder, a seven-in ...
Videoguys.com improves Website, offers discount code Videoguys.com improves Website, offers discount code
March 16, 2015 –  GLEN COVE, NY — Videoguys.com, a reseller of video editing and production equipment, has improved its Website (www.videoguys.com). The site is home to 2,200 products, as well as 5,000 blog posts and g ...
Aspera improves Transfer Platform Aspera improves Transfer Platform
March 6, 2015 –  EMERYVILLE, CA — At NAB in Las Vegas next month, Aspera (www.asperasoft.com) will showcase new capabilities to its Aspera Transfer Platform that allows post facilities to efficiently transfer and sync ...

Studios

Windsong adds Boxx's Apexx 5 workstation Windsong adds Boxx's Apexx 5 workstation
March 24, 2015 –  FRESNO, CA — Creative video production studio Windsong Productions (www.windsongpro.com) has taken delivery of one of the first Boxx Technologies Apexx 5 workstations. The Apexx 5 features two Intel X ...
ArsenalFX moves into new Santa Monica studio ArsenalFX moves into new Santa Monica studio
March 23, 2015 –  SANTA MONICA — VFX, motion graphics and design studio ArsenalFX (www.arsenalfx.tv) has expanded its commercial operations by moving its headquarters into a brand new facility in Santa Monica, CA. The ...
Five Georgia studios form lobbying alliance Five Georgia studios form lobbying alliance
March 18, 2015 –  ATLANTA — Five major movie and television studios in Georgia have come together to create the Georgia Studio & Infrastructure Alliance (GSIA), a 501 C-6 group designed to serve as a legislative an ...

Video/Film

Blackmagic releases Update for Teranex Express format converter Blackmagic releases Update for Teranex Express format converter
March 26, 2015 –  FREMONT, CA — Blackmagic Design (www.blackmagicdesign.com) has released a major update for its Teranex Express product, which it introduced at NAB last year. The Teranex 3.2 Update adds full motion st ...
NAB to honor Jerry Lewis for Distinguished Service NAB to honor Jerry Lewis for Distinguished Service
March 23, 2015 –  LAS VEGAS — The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) will present entertainer and humanitarian Jerry Lewis with the Distinguished Service Award (DSA) during the 2015 NAB Show. Lewis will accept ...
Avid releases Pro Tools 12, offers subscription options Avid releases Pro Tools 12, offers subscription options
March 23, 2015 –  BURLINGTON, MA — Avid (www.avid.com) has released Pro Tools 12, the next generation of its popular digital audio software. The release features new flexible licensing options that allow customers to s ...

Visual Effects

Windsong adds Boxx's Apexx 5 workstation Windsong adds Boxx's Apexx 5 workstation
March 24, 2015 –  FRESNO, CA — Creative video production studio Windsong Productions (www.windsongpro.com) has taken delivery of one of the first Boxx Technologies Apexx 5 workstations. The Apexx 5 features two Intel X ...
ArsenalFX moves into new Santa Monica studio ArsenalFX moves into new Santa Monica studio
March 23, 2015 –  SANTA MONICA — VFX, motion graphics and design studio ArsenalFX (www.arsenalfx.tv) has expanded its commercial operations by moving its headquarters into a brand new facility in Santa Monica, CA. The ...
'Film Riot's Epic Summer' to kick off April 2nd 'Film Riot's Epic Summer' to kick off April 2nd
March 19, 2015 –  DALLAS — Film Riot and Triune Films’ founder/creator, Ryan Connolly are partnering to launch “Film Riot’s Epic Summer,” a three-month film project designed to showcase the work of three up-and-coming ...