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October 2014

3D Stereo

Quantel partners with Brazilian reseller LineUp Quantel partners with Brazilian reseller LineUp
September 24, 2014 –  NEWBURY, UK — Quantel has appointed LineUp as its reseller partner in Brazil. The company will represent Quantel’s full range of news & sports production systems and high quality post finishing sy ...
Eclair Group invests in Quantel's Pablo Rio for finishing Eclair Group invests in Quantel's Pablo Rio for finishing
September 22, 2014 –  PORTE DE VANVES, FRANCE — French film laboratory and post production house, Éclair Group (www.eclairgroup.com), has invested in a Quantel Pablo Rio, which it will use to boost its finishing capabiliti ...
Legend3D founder Sandrew leaves company Legend3D founder Sandrew leaves company
September 17, 2014 –  CARLSBAD, CA — Dr. Barry Sandrew, the founder, chief technical officer and chief creative officer of Legend3D (www.legend3d.com), has left the company to focus on entrepreneurial endeavors. Sandrew fo ...

Animation

Bigstar launches content creation 'Studio' Bigstar launches content creation 'Studio'
October 15, 2014 –  NEW YORK — Motion graphics and design company Bigstar (http://studio.bgstr.com) has launched Bigstar Studio, a new content creation company that specializes in integrated marketing and advertising cam ...
Origin PC implements Nvidia's GeForce technology Origin PC implements Nvidia's GeForce technology
October 15, 2014 –  MIAMI — Origin PC’s (www.originpc.com) latest line of laptops feature Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 900M series graphics cards. The EON15-S, EON17-S, EON17-SLX and EVO15-S are designed for artists, pros, gamer ...
EKWB adds liquid cooling to AMD's FirePro W9100 EKWB adds liquid cooling to AMD's FirePro W9100
October 15, 2014 –  LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA — EK Water Blocks (www.ekwb.com), which manufactures liquid cooling gear, has introduce a dedicated liquid cooling solution for the latest AMD FirePro W9100 series CAD/CAM graphics ...

Audio

Avid promo extends Pro Tools coverage Avid promo extends Pro Tools coverage
October 15, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — Avid (www.avid.com) is extending the value of its Pro Tools and Pro Tools|HD software by including upcoming features with new purchases, upgrades, and crossgrades for one full year. Cust ...
Harrison & Steinberg improve workflow via technology partnership Harrison & Steinberg improve workflow via technology partnership
October 15, 2014 –  HOLLYWOOD — Harrison and Steinberg have jointly developed a new technology that allows Harrison consoles and Steinberg’s Nuendo DAW to seamlessly exchange automation data. The two companies recently d ...
Harrison sees boost from immersive sound formats Harrison sees boost from immersive sound formats
October 14, 2014 –  NASHVILLE — Harrison, which has a long history providing consoles for dubbing stages, is seeing an increase in sales thanks to the adoption of new workflows and deliverable formats, including Dolby At ...

Cameras

Canon improves on C100 with upcoming Mark II Canon improves on C100 with upcoming Mark II
October 22, 2014 –  MELVILLE, NY — Canon USA (www.usa.canon.com) has introduced the EOS C100 Mark II, a new digital video camera featuring a Super 35mm 8.3 megapixel CMOS sensor. Designed for economical film and video pr ...
Nice Shoes grades indie film 'Heaven Knows What' Nice Shoes grades indie film 'Heaven Knows What'
October 22, 2014 –  NEW YORK — Heaven Knows What, a new film by directors Joshua and Benny Safdie, recently made its US premiere at the New York Film Festival. The feature is an uncompromising portrayal of heroin addicts ...
Light Iron to host 'Navigating Technology' panel tonight Light Iron to host 'Navigating Technology' panel tonight
October 14, 2014 –  NEW YORK — Light Iron, the post house behind the recent films Gone Girl, Transparent, Kelly & Cal, Cold in July and John Wick, is partnering with New York Women in Film & Television to present ...

Digital Intermediates

Nice Shoes grades indie film 'Heaven Knows What' Nice Shoes grades indie film 'Heaven Knows What'
October 22, 2014 –  NEW YORK — Heaven Knows What, a new film by directors Joshua and Benny Safdie, recently made its US premiere at the New York Film Festival. The feature is an uncompromising portrayal of heroin addicts ...
Encore taps Roos to expand Vancouver business Encore taps Roos to expand Vancouver business
October 21, 2014 –  HOLLYWOOD — Encore senior colorist Thor Roos has been promoted to vice president of business strategy for the post production & VFX company’s Vancouver office. In his new role, Roos will focus on ...
Light Iron partners with Quantel on 'Gone Girl' event Light Iron partners with Quantel on 'Gone Girl' event
October 15, 2014 –  HOLLYWOOD — Post house Light Iron is teaming up with Quantel to present an in-depth look at the workflow put in place for director David Fincher’s new feature, Gone Girl, which stars Ben Affleck. The ...

Editing

HPA to honor editors Alan Heim & Randy Roberts HPA to honor editors Alan Heim & Randy Roberts
October 22, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — The Hollywood Post Alliance will present its highest honor to Alan Heim, ACE, and Randy Roberts, ACE, at the 9th Annual HPA Awards Show on November 6th. Each will receive the Lifetime Ac ...
Canon improves on C100 with upcoming Mark II Canon improves on C100 with upcoming Mark II
October 22, 2014 –  MELVILLE, NY — Canon USA (www.usa.canon.com) has introduced the EOS C100 Mark II, a new digital video camera featuring a Super 35mm 8.3 megapixel CMOS sensor. Designed for economical film and video pr ...
Technicolor-Postworks supports 'Stonehearst Asylum' Technicolor-Postworks supports 'Stonehearst Asylum'
October 22, 2014 –  NEW YORK — Technicolor-PostWorks New York (www.technicolorpwny.com) provided post production services for Stonehearst Asylum, the new suspense film from director Brad Anderson and Millennium Entertain ...

Education

HPA to honor editors Alan Heim & Randy Roberts HPA to honor editors Alan Heim & Randy Roberts
October 22, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — The Hollywood Post Alliance will present its highest honor to Alan Heim, ACE, and Randy Roberts, ACE, at the 9th Annual HPA Awards Show on November 6th. Each will receive the Lifetime Ac ...
Light Iron partners with Quantel on 'Gone Girl' event Light Iron partners with Quantel on 'Gone Girl' event
October 15, 2014 –  HOLLYWOOD — Post house Light Iron is teaming up with Quantel to present an in-depth look at the workflow put in place for director David Fincher’s new feature, Gone Girl, which stars Ben Affleck. The ...
HP & AMD give boost to Vancouver Film School HP & AMD give boost to Vancouver Film School
October 15, 2014 –  VANCOUVER, CANADA — During a recent visit to the Vancouver Film School (www.vfs.edu), Canada's post-secondary entertainment arts institution, Post editors had a chance to see first-hand how students w ...

HD

Canon improves on C100 with upcoming Mark II Canon improves on C100 with upcoming Mark II
October 22, 2014 –  MELVILLE, NY — Canon USA (www.usa.canon.com) has introduced the EOS C100 Mark II, a new digital video camera featuring a Super 35mm 8.3 megapixel CMOS sensor. Designed for economical film and video pr ...
Modern VideoFilm makes changes at the executive level Modern VideoFilm makes changes at the executive level
October 22, 2014 –  BURBANK — Modern VideoFilm (www.mvf.com) has made several changes to its executive management team that if feels will position the company for continued growth. Joining the executive team are CEO Scot ...
Nice Shoes grades indie film 'Heaven Knows What' Nice Shoes grades indie film 'Heaven Knows What'
October 22, 2014 –  NEW YORK — Heaven Knows What, a new film by directors Joshua and Benny Safdie, recently made its US premiere at the New York Film Festival. The feature is an uncompromising portrayal of heroin addicts ...

New Media

Bigstar launches content creation 'Studio' Bigstar launches content creation 'Studio'
October 15, 2014 –  NEW YORK — Motion graphics and design company Bigstar (http://studio.bgstr.com) has launched Bigstar Studio, a new content creation company that specializes in integrated marketing and advertising cam ...
Mackie introduces affordable desktop monitors Mackie introduces affordable desktop monitors
July 16, 2014 –  WOODINVILLE, WA — Mackie has introduced a new desktop-friendly, compact monitor line. The Creative Reference Multimedia Monitor Series includes two models — the CR3 and CR4 — with three-inch or four-i ...
New Maxon Website inspires creativity & competition New Maxon Website inspires creativity & competition
July 15, 2014 –  FRIEDRICHSDORF, GERMANY — 3D software developer Maxon has launched a new Website where digital artists using Adobe After Effects CC and Cinema 4D Lite can compete in theme-related animation contests.

People

HPA to honor editors Alan Heim & Randy Roberts HPA to honor editors Alan Heim & Randy Roberts
October 22, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — The Hollywood Post Alliance will present its highest honor to Alan Heim, ACE, and Randy Roberts, ACE, at the 9th Annual HPA Awards Show on November 6th. Each will receive the Lifetime Ac ...
Modern VideoFilm makes changes at the executive level Modern VideoFilm makes changes at the executive level
October 22, 2014 –  BURBANK — Modern VideoFilm (www.mvf.com) has made several changes to its executive management team that if feels will position the company for continued growth. Joining the executive team are CEO Scot ...
Encore taps Roos to expand Vancouver business Encore taps Roos to expand Vancouver business
October 21, 2014 –  HOLLYWOOD — Encore senior colorist Thor Roos has been promoted to vice president of business strategy for the post production & VFX company’s Vancouver office. In his new role, Roos will focus on ...

Recent Work

Technicolor-Postworks supports 'Stonehearst Asylum' Technicolor-Postworks supports 'Stonehearst Asylum'
October 22, 2014 –  NEW YORK — Technicolor-PostWorks New York (www.technicolorpwny.com) provided post production services for Stonehearst Asylum, the new suspense film from director Brad Anderson and Millennium Entertain ...
Nice Shoes grades indie film 'Heaven Knows What' Nice Shoes grades indie film 'Heaven Knows What'
October 22, 2014 –  NEW YORK — Heaven Knows What, a new film by directors Joshua and Benny Safdie, recently made its US premiere at the New York Film Festival. The feature is an uncompromising portrayal of heroin addicts ...
The Mill designs, animates short for The Fableists The Mill designs, animates short for The Fableists
October 15, 2014 –  LONDON — The Mill+’s (www.themill.com) design and animation team recently collaborated with agency Brothers & Sisters to create a colorful, charming short film for The Fableists, a sustainable chi ...

Sound Libraries

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 ...
Audio Network expands in US Audio Network expands in US
March 26, 2014 –  NEW YORK — Audio Network (http://us.audionetwork.com), which specializes in music for film, television and video, has announced a number of key appointments to its US sales team and copyright departme ...

Stock Footage

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 ...
StormStock captures devastating Oklahoma tornado StormStock captures devastating Oklahoma tornado
June 4, 2013 –  ARLINGTON, TX — The StormStock (www.stormstock.com) team captured the deadly tornado that ripped through El Reno, OK and parts of the Oklahoma City area last Friday.

Storage

G-Technology extends Studio line of storage products G-Technology extends Studio line of storage products
September 11, 2014 –  CULVER CITY, CA — G-Technology (www.g-technology.com) has extended its Studio line of storage solutions with the addition of the G-Speed Studio XL. Expanding on the two–bay G-RAID Studio and four-bay ...
Quantum showcases new StorNext solutions Quantum showcases new StorNext solutions
September 11, 2014 –  SAN JOSE, CA — Quantum Corp. (www.quantum.com) is highlighting several new solutions at IBC 2014 for end-to-end content management and workflow needs. Highlights include StorNext Connect, a recently-a ...
LaCie rounds out Thunderbolt 2 line with new d2 LaCie rounds out Thunderbolt 2 line with new d2
September 10, 2014 –  TIGARD, OR — LaCie (www.lacie.com) has introduced the third generation of its d2 storage product. The all-aluminum d2 Thunderbolt 2 is 10 percent smaller than its predecessor and has a capacity of up ...

Studios

Technicolor-Postworks supports 'Stonehearst Asylum' Technicolor-Postworks supports 'Stonehearst Asylum'
October 22, 2014 –  NEW YORK — Technicolor-PostWorks New York (www.technicolorpwny.com) provided post production services for Stonehearst Asylum, the new suspense film from director Brad Anderson and Millennium Entertain ...
Modern VideoFilm makes changes at the executive level Modern VideoFilm makes changes at the executive level
October 22, 2014 –  BURBANK — Modern VideoFilm (www.mvf.com) has made several changes to its executive management team that if feels will position the company for continued growth. Joining the executive team are CEO Scot ...
Nice Shoes grades indie film 'Heaven Knows What' Nice Shoes grades indie film 'Heaven Knows What'
October 22, 2014 –  NEW YORK — Heaven Knows What, a new film by directors Joshua and Benny Safdie, recently made its US premiere at the New York Film Festival. The feature is an uncompromising portrayal of heroin addicts ...

Video/Film

HPA to honor editors Alan Heim & Randy Roberts HPA to honor editors Alan Heim & Randy Roberts
October 22, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — The Hollywood Post Alliance will present its highest honor to Alan Heim, ACE, and Randy Roberts, ACE, at the 9th Annual HPA Awards Show on November 6th. Each will receive the Lifetime Ac ...
Canon improves on C100 with upcoming Mark II Canon improves on C100 with upcoming Mark II
October 22, 2014 –  MELVILLE, NY — Canon USA (www.usa.canon.com) has introduced the EOS C100 Mark II, a new digital video camera featuring a Super 35mm 8.3 megapixel CMOS sensor. Designed for economical film and video pr ...
Technicolor-Postworks supports 'Stonehearst Asylum' Technicolor-Postworks supports 'Stonehearst Asylum'
October 22, 2014 –  NEW YORK — Technicolor-PostWorks New York (www.technicolorpwny.com) provided post production services for Stonehearst Asylum, the new suspense film from director Brad Anderson and Millennium Entertain ...

Visual Effects

Encore taps Roos to expand Vancouver business Encore taps Roos to expand Vancouver business
October 21, 2014 –  HOLLYWOOD — Encore senior colorist Thor Roos has been promoted to vice president of business strategy for the post production & VFX company’s Vancouver office. In his new role, Roos will focus on ...
Origin PC implements Nvidia's GeForce technology Origin PC implements Nvidia's GeForce technology
October 15, 2014 –  MIAMI — Origin PC’s (www.originpc.com) latest line of laptops feature Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 900M series graphics cards. The EON15-S, EON17-S, EON17-SLX and EVO15-S are designed for artists, pros, gamer ...
EKWB adds liquid cooling to AMD's FirePro W9100 EKWB adds liquid cooling to AMD's FirePro W9100
October 15, 2014 –  LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA — EK Water Blocks (www.ekwb.com), which manufactures liquid cooling gear, has introduce a dedicated liquid cooling solution for the latest AMD FirePro W9100 series CAD/CAM graphics ...