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September 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

Shade3D separates from E-Frontier, forms new company Shade3D separates from E-Frontier, forms new company
September 30, 2014 –  TOKYO — Shade3D Co., Ltd. (http://shade3d.jp/en) has formed a new company and bought the sales, development and marketing rights of Shade 3D from longtime owner, E-Frontier in Japan. Shade 3D is a 3D ...
K&C produces, posts Ford's new Transit spot K&C produces, posts Ford's new Transit spot
September 30, 2014 –  SANTA MONICA, CA — Ad agency Team Detroit recently called on production company King and Country (www.kingandcountry.tv) to produce and post a new spot for Ford that mixes live-action, 3D animation an ...
Triggerfish Animation lures Aardman veteran Triggerfish Animation lures Aardman veteran
September 25, 2014 –  CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA — Triggerfish Animation (www.triggerfishstudios.com), here, has appointed Arthur Sheriff as an adviser to the company. Based in London, Sheriff has worked for many years in the ...

Audio

Formosa Group re-opens POP Sound Formosa Group re-opens POP Sound
October 1, 2014 –  SANTA MONICA, CA — Formosa Group (www.formosagroup.com), a post production sound company serving film, broadcast, commercial and interactive clients, is re-opening the facility formerly known as POP S ...
Deluxe opens Canada's first Dolby Atmos stage Deluxe opens Canada's first Dolby Atmos stage
September 25, 2014 –  TORONTO — Deluxe Toronto Ltd. (www.bydeluxetoronto.com) has completed a major upgrade of its mixing rooms. Improvements include the introduction of Dolby Atmos technology to Mix 1, which is among Cana ...
Sound Lounge expands with on-camera casting initiative Sound Lounge expands with on-camera casting initiative
September 16, 2014 –  NEW YORK — Audio post house Sound Lounge (www.soundlounge.com) has launched Sidecar, a new in-house, on-camera arm that will be lead by casting director Anthony Pichette. Pichette comes on board from ...

Cameras

GoPro to ship new Hero4 line Oct. 5 GoPro to ship new Hero4 line Oct. 5
September 29, 2014 –  SAN MATEO, CA – GoPro has unveiled its new Hero4 line of capture devices. The line-up will be available in two editions when it ships on October 5th: Hero4 Black ($499) and Hero4 Silver ($399). The Bl ...
SIM Group launches operation in Northern Ontario SIM Group launches operation in Northern Ontario
September 18, 2014 –  TORONTO — The SIM Group (www.simgroup.com), a Canadian supplier of technology to the film and television industry, is opening a new location in Northern Ontario. Located at the Muskoka North Film Stud ...
White Paper: Avid workflow for digital cinema cameras White Paper: Avid workflow for digital cinema cameras
September 18, 2014 –  BURLINGTON, MA - Avid has released a new White Paper that details workflows for Digital Cinema Cameras.

Digital Intermediates

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 ...
White Paper: Avid workflow for digital cinema cameras White Paper: Avid workflow for digital cinema cameras
September 18, 2014 –  BURLINGTON, MA - Avid has released a new White Paper that details workflows for Digital Cinema Cameras.
Paris's Mikros Image standardizes on Assimilate's Scratch Paris's Mikros Image standardizes on Assimilate's Scratch
September 18, 2014 –  PARIS — Mikros Image (www.mikrosimage.eu) is a Paris-based post house that offers high-end services for films, commercials, TV episodes, corporate communications, and video games. The studio also has ...

Editing

Rob Kerr to develop, produce programming at Discovery Studios Rob Kerr to develop, produce programming at Discovery Studios
October 1, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — Discovery Studios (www.discoverycommunications.com) has signed a production deal with executive producer Rob Kerr in which Kerr will develop and produce original programming. Kerr brings ...
Editor Martin Leroy joins Whitehouse Post Editor Martin Leroy joins Whitehouse Post
September 30, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — International editorial company Whitehouse Post (www.whitehousepost.com) recently welcomed Martin Leroy to their Los Angeles studio. For more than a decade, Leroy has worked all over the ...
K&C produces, posts Ford's new Transit spot K&C produces, posts Ford's new Transit spot
September 30, 2014 –  SANTA MONICA, CA — Ad agency Team Detroit recently called on production company King and Country (www.kingandcountry.tv) to produce and post a new spot for Ford that mixes live-action, 3D animation an ...

Education

Editors' Lounge set for Friday, 9/26 Editors' Lounge set for Friday, 9/26
September 23, 2014 –  BURBANK, CA — The next gathering of The Editors’ Lounge will take place on Friday, September 26th, at Alpha Dogs, here. Avid, EditShare and AlterMedia will all be on-hand to share details on their lat ...
White Paper: Avid workflow for digital cinema cameras White Paper: Avid workflow for digital cinema cameras
September 18, 2014 –  BURLINGTON, MA - Avid has released a new White Paper that details workflows for Digital Cinema Cameras.
CTS Audio to host Yamaha Nuage demo CTS Audio to host Yamaha Nuage demo
September 15, 2014 –  BRENTWOOD, TN — CTS Audio, here, will host a Yamaha Nuage demo on Monday, October 13. The free event is open to industry professional and will take place from 7pm to 9pm.

HD

Rob Kerr to develop, produce programming at Discovery Studios Rob Kerr to develop, produce programming at Discovery Studios
October 1, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — Discovery Studios (www.discoverycommunications.com) has signed a production deal with executive producer Rob Kerr in which Kerr will develop and produce original programming. Kerr brings ...
K&C produces, posts Ford's new Transit spot K&C produces, posts Ford's new Transit spot
September 30, 2014 –  SANTA MONICA, CA — Ad agency Team Detroit recently called on production company King and Country (www.kingandcountry.tv) to produce and post a new spot for Ford that mixes live-action, 3D animation an ...
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 ...

New Media

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.
Fitness In Post offers tips for healthy living Fitness In Post offers tips for healthy living
July 10, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — Fitness in Post is a new Website that’s designed help post pros achieve better health. The site – www.fitnessinpost.com - is designed to serve as a central location to learn about nutrit ...

People

Creative director Andreas Berner joins Mill+ in NYC Creative director Andreas Berner joins Mill+ in NYC
October 1, 2014 –  NEW YORK — Mill+ has added Andreas Berner to its New York studio as creative director. He began working with the company back in 2013 as a freelancer and has worked on projects for Nissan (Winter Warr ...
Rob Kerr to develop, produce programming at Discovery Studios Rob Kerr to develop, produce programming at Discovery Studios
October 1, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — Discovery Studios (www.discoverycommunications.com) has signed a production deal with executive producer Rob Kerr in which Kerr will develop and produce original programming. Kerr brings ...
Editor Martin Leroy joins Whitehouse Post Editor Martin Leroy joins Whitehouse Post
September 30, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — International editorial company Whitehouse Post (www.whitehousepost.com) recently welcomed Martin Leroy to their Los Angeles studio. For more than a decade, Leroy has worked all over the ...

Recent Work

K&C produces, posts Ford's new Transit spot K&C produces, posts Ford's new Transit spot
September 30, 2014 –  SANTA MONICA, CA — Ad agency Team Detroit recently called on production company King and Country (www.kingandcountry.tv) to produce and post a new spot for Ford that mixes live-action, 3D animation an ...
Phosphene completes VFX for Cinemax's 'The Knick' Phosphene completes VFX for Cinemax's 'The Knick'
September 23, 2014 –  NEW YORK – Phosphene (www.phosphenefx.com) served as the lead VFX house on the Cinemax series The Knick, providing effects that range from complex character augmentation to detailed period set extensi ...
'Sunday Night Football' kicks off with new open 'Sunday Night Football' kicks off with new open
September 16, 2014 –  MONTREAL — Rodeo FX (http://www.rodeofx.com), here, recently partnered with content creation/production company Bodega, NBC Sports and Northern Lights, to create the new show open for Sunday Night Foo ...

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

Formosa Group re-opens POP Sound Formosa Group re-opens POP Sound
October 1, 2014 –  SANTA MONICA, CA — Formosa Group (www.formosagroup.com), a post production sound company serving film, broadcast, commercial and interactive clients, is re-opening the facility formerly known as POP S ...
Creative director Andreas Berner joins Mill+ in NYC Creative director Andreas Berner joins Mill+ in NYC
October 1, 2014 –  NEW YORK — Mill+ has added Andreas Berner to its New York studio as creative director. He began working with the company back in 2013 as a freelancer and has worked on projects for Nissan (Winter Warr ...
Rob Kerr to develop, produce programming at Discovery Studios Rob Kerr to develop, produce programming at Discovery Studios
October 1, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — Discovery Studios (www.discoverycommunications.com) has signed a production deal with executive producer Rob Kerr in which Kerr will develop and produce original programming. Kerr brings ...

Video/Film

Rob Kerr to develop, produce programming at Discovery Studios Rob Kerr to develop, produce programming at Discovery Studios
October 1, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — Discovery Studios (www.discoverycommunications.com) has signed a production deal with executive producer Rob Kerr in which Kerr will develop and produce original programming. Kerr brings ...
HPA announces Engineering Excellence Awards recipients HPA announces Engineering Excellence Awards recipients
September 30, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — The Hollywood Post Alliance has announced the recipients of the organization’s 2014 Engineering Excellence Award and the HPA Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation in Post Production ...
K&C produces, posts Ford's new Transit spot K&C produces, posts Ford's new Transit spot
September 30, 2014 –  SANTA MONICA, CA — Ad agency Team Detroit recently called on production company King and Country (www.kingandcountry.tv) to produce and post a new spot for Ford that mixes live-action, 3D animation an ...

Visual Effects

HPA announces Engineering Excellence Awards recipients HPA announces Engineering Excellence Awards recipients
September 30, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — The Hollywood Post Alliance has announced the recipients of the organization’s 2014 Engineering Excellence Award and the HPA Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation in Post Production ...
K&C produces, posts Ford's new Transit spot K&C produces, posts Ford's new Transit spot
September 30, 2014 –  SANTA MONICA, CA — Ad agency Team Detroit recently called on production company King and Country (www.kingandcountry.tv) to produce and post a new spot for Ford that mixes live-action, 3D animation an ...
Atomic Fiction opens new Montreal studio Atomic Fiction opens new Montreal studio
September 25, 2014 –  MONTREAL — Oakland, CA-based VFX studio Atomic Fiction (www.atomicfiction.com) has opened a new flagship facility in Montreal. The studio is best known for the VFX work is has contributed to movies su ...