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Ntropic colors Nicki Minaj's 'Anaconda' Ntropic colors Nicki Minaj's 'Anaconda'
August 28, 2014 –  NEW YORK — Ntropic (http://ntropic.com) colorist Trevor Durtschi teamed up with director Colin Tilley and production company London Alley Entertainment recently to complete Nicki Minaj's much talked ...
Gentleman Scholar completes Otterbox spot Gentleman Scholar completes Otterbox spot
August 28, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — Gentleman Scholar (http://gentlemanscholar.com) created a :30 spot for Otterbox that uses rapidly-cut vignettes, evocative imagery and dynamic typography to promote the company's new ...
Emmy Awards presented in LA Emmy Awards presented in LA
August 26, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — The Television Academy awarded the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards last night from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles. The awards honored programming that aired during the 2013-2014 ...
Emmys: Rodeo FX honored for 'Game of Thrones' VFX Emmys: Rodeo FX honored for 'Game of Thrones' VFX
August 26, 2014 –  MONTREAL — Rodeo FX received an Emmy Award for its visual effects contributions to HBO’s Game of Thrones. Acting as one of the main VFX vendors on the series, the Montreal-based company created a ...
Google acquires maker of Zync Render Google acquires maker of Zync Render
August 26, 2014 –  MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - Google has acquired Zync Inc., the developer of the Zync Render cloud-based rendering solution. A visual effects cloud rendering technology, Zync Render has been used on features ...
Undercurrent Labs putting Yamaha's Nuage to use Undercurrent Labs putting Yamaha's Nuage to use
August 25, 2014 –  ATLANTA — John Penn is an independent film/music composer, 3D sound designer, producer, media-tech entrepreneur, and owner of Undercurrent Labs (www.undercurrentlabs.com), the company he founded in ...
NYC's Nutmeg adds sound designer/engineer Brian Beatrice NYC's Nutmeg adds sound designer/engineer Brian Beatrice
August 22, 2014 –  NEW YORK — Nutmeg Post (http://nutmegpost.com) has added Emmy Award-winning sound designer/engineer Brian Beatrice to its creative team. He is known for his short-form work for Nickelodeon, Food ...
Former Look Effects president responds to 'anonymous' letter Former Look Effects president responds to 'anonymous' letter
August 21, 2014 –  NEW YORK — Last week, I received an “Anonymous” email with a letter attached to it that was said to have been prepared by a core group of former Look Effects employees. The visual effects studio, ...
SIGGRAPH 2014: Imagination Technologies shows graphic, compute & ray tracing technologies SIGGRAPH 2014: Imagination Technologies shows graphic, compute & ray tracing technologies
August 20, 2014 –  LONDON – Imagination Technologies (www.imgtec.com) showed their PowerVR graphics, GPU compute and ray tracing technologies at the recent SIGGRAPH show in Vancouver. The company’s solutions span across ...
OSCARS: 21 technologies under consideration for achievement OSCARS: 21 technologies under consideration for achievement
August 18, 2014 –  BEVERLY HILLS — The Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (www.oscars.org) announced that 21 scientific and technical achievements have been ...
Bobby Sorrentino closes Penny Lane, joins AudioEngine Bobby Sorrentino closes Penny Lane, joins AudioEngine
August 18, 2014 –  NEW YORK - Former Penny Lane owner and senior mixer Bobby Sorrentino (www.audioengine.net) will make his new home at AudioEngine|NYC after the closure of Penny Lane studios in mid-August. Penny Lane ...
AE|Media acquires Shout It Out Loud Music AE|Media acquires Shout It Out Loud Music
August 18, 2014 –  NEW YORK – AE|Media, the parent company of AudioEngine|NYC, AudioEngine|PHX, Broadcasters and Kind Editorial, has added Shout It Out Loud Music (SIOLM) to its list of businesses. SIOLM will occupy the ...
India's Gemini FX continues investment in Quantel solutions India's Gemini FX continues investment in Quantel solutions
August 18, 2014 –  CHENNAI, INDIA — Gemini FX, the Chennai-based digital film operation that’s part of the Gemini Industries and Imaging group, has purchased three turnkey Quantel (www.quantel.com) Pablo Rio 4K color ...
Creative Arts Emmy Awards presented in LA Creative Arts Emmy Awards presented in LA
August 18, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — On Saturday, the Television Academy presented the 2014 Creative Arts Emmy Awards for programs and individual achievements. The event took place at the Nokia Theatre LA Live in Los ...
Creative agency mOcean promotes Danielle LaFortune Creative agency mOcean promotes Danielle LaFortune
August 15, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — Entertainment creative agency mOcean (www.moceanla.com) has promoted long-time staffer Danielle LaFortune to SVP of entertainment marketing. She will oversee all creative marketing teams ...