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January 2015

3D Stereo

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 ...
B&H appointed reseller for Quantel's Pablo Rio B&H appointed reseller for Quantel's Pablo Rio
November 19, 2014 –  NEW YORK - Newbury, UK-based Quantel has appointed B&H as a reseller for its Pablo Rio color and finishing systems in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Pablo Rio can handle color correction, e ...
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 ...

Animation

Artemple-Hollywood marks one-year; creates VFX for new WB film Artemple-Hollywood marks one-year; creates VFX for new WB film
January 28, 2015 – 
AMD FirePro Professional Graphics boosts HP ZBook mobile stations AMD FirePro Professional Graphics boosts HP ZBook mobile stations
January 28, 2015 – 
DreamWorks restructures, decreases workload, announces layoffs DreamWorks restructures, decreases workload, announces layoffs
January 23, 2015 –  GLENDALE, CA — DreamWorks Animation (www.dreamworksanimation.com) has announced that it is implementing a new strategic plan to restructure its core feature animation business to ensure the consistent ...

Audio

Audiofile releases next-gen sound editor Audiofile releases next-gen sound editor
January 21, 2015 –  MINNEAPOLIS — Audiofile (www.audiofile-engineering.com) has released Triumph 2.5. The release is based on the company's Wave Editor and represents its next generation audio editing, mastering, sound d ...
Avid CEO to keynote AES audio conference Avid CEO to keynote AES audio conference
January 21, 2015 –  HOLLYWOOD — Avid chairman, president and CEO Louis Hernandez Jr. will give the keynote speech at the Audio Engineering Society’s 57th International Conference, set to take place in Hollywood from Marc ...
Sound Devices' 970 nominated for CAS Technical Achievement Award Sound Devices' 970 nominated for CAS Technical Achievement Award
January 20, 2015 –  REEDSBURG, WI — Sound Devices’ (www.sounddevices.com) 970 64-track Dante- and MADI-equipped multi-track audio recorder is nominated for a Cinema Audio Society (CAS) Technical Achievement Award in the ...

Cameras

Canon to host 'Creative Studio' at Sundance Canon to host 'Creative Studio' at Sundance
January 21, 2015 –  PARK CITY, UT — Canon has released its updated plans for the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, which is taking place in Park City next week. The company will host the Canon Creative Studio from January 24t ...
OSCARS: Nominations announced OSCARS: Nominations announced
January 15, 2015 –  LOS ANGELES — Directors Alfonso Cuarón and J.J. Abrams, actor Chris Pine and Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs announced the nominations for the 87th Academy Awards (www.oscar.com) this morning. A ...
OSCARS: 21 scientific & technical achievements to be honored OSCARS: 21 scientific & technical achievements to be honored
January 13, 2015 –  LOS ANGELES – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will honor 21 scientific and technical achievements, represented by 58 individual award recipients, at its annual Scientific and Technical ...

Digital Intermediates

Technicolor-PostWorks acquires The Room Technicolor-PostWorks acquires The Room
January 20, 2015 –  NEW YORK — Technicolor-PostWorks New York (www.technicolorpwny.com) has acquired The Room, a high-performance finishing studio that’s been hosted on its premises for the past three years. Under the te ...
London's The Look adds second Pablo Rio system London's The Look adds second Pablo Rio system
January 16, 2015 –  LONDON — Soho-based studio The Look has purchased a second Quantel Pablo Rio 4K color and finishing system. The new Pablo Rio will operate alongside the facility's existing Pablo Rio 4K and Pablo syst ...
OSCARS: 21 scientific & technical achievements to be honored OSCARS: 21 scientific & technical achievements to be honored
January 13, 2015 –  LOS ANGELES – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will honor 21 scientific and technical achievements, represented by 58 individual award recipients, at its annual Scientific and Technical ...

Editing

NAB 2015: 'Boyhood' editor Sandra Adair to be featured NAB 2015: 'Boyhood' editor Sandra Adair to be featured
January 23, 2015 –  LAS VEGAS — Oscar-nominated film editor Sandra Adair will be a featured session speaker within the Creative Master Series at the NAB Show, taking place in Las Vegas in April. Adair recently received h ...
Hula supports editorial for 'Dracula Untold' Hula supports editorial for 'Dracula Untold'
January 22, 2015 –  HOLLYWOOD — Hula Post Production (http://hulapost.com), provided editorial systems and support for Universal Pictures’ feature film Dracula Untold, which comes to Blu-ray on February 3rd. The feature ...
Canon to host 'Creative Studio' at Sundance Canon to host 'Creative Studio' at Sundance
January 21, 2015 –  PARK CITY, UT — Canon has released its updated plans for the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, which is taking place in Park City next week. The company will host the Canon Creative Studio from January 24t ...

Education

Careers: Larry Thorpe honored at 66th Primetime Emmy Engineering Awards Careers: Larry Thorpe honored at 66th Primetime Emmy Engineering Awards
January 9, 2015 –  MELVILLE, NY — Canon USA’s senior fellow Larry Thorpe received the Charles F. Jenkins Lifetime Achievement Award, honoring an individual whose ongoing contributions have significantly affected the sta ...
Focal Press releases 'Green Screen Handbook, Second Edition' Focal Press releases 'Green Screen Handbook, Second Edition'
January 6, 2015 –  NEW YORK — Author Jeff Foster and Focal Press recently released “The Green Screen Handbook, Second Edition,” a comprehensive how-to manual that walks readers through the many integral techniques requi ...
Josh Goble wins big with The Foundry Josh Goble wins big with The Foundry
December 22, 2014 –  ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Artist Josh Goble (josh@joshgoble.com) recently took top honors in a video competition presented by CG Society and The Foundry. The contest challenged participants to create a :60, b ...

HD

Canon to host 'Creative Studio' at Sundance Canon to host 'Creative Studio' at Sundance
January 21, 2015 –  PARK CITY, UT — Canon has released its updated plans for the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, which is taking place in Park City next week. The company will host the Canon Creative Studio from January 24t ...
London's The Look adds second Pablo Rio system London's The Look adds second Pablo Rio system
January 16, 2015 –  LONDON — Soho-based studio The Look has purchased a second Quantel Pablo Rio 4K color and finishing system. The new Pablo Rio will operate alongside the facility's existing Pablo Rio 4K and Pablo syst ...
Editing company Beast acquires Go Robot, expands NY presence Editing company Beast acquires Go Robot, expands NY presence
January 14, 2015 –  HOLLYWOOD — Creative editorial company Beast TV (www.beast.tv) — with offices Santa Monica, New York, Austin, Detroit, Chicago, Atlanta and San Francisco — has acquired Go Robot, an editorial boutique ...

New Media

MPSE announces Golden Reel nominees MPSE announces Golden Reel nominees
January 14, 2015 –  LOS ANGELES — The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) have announced the nominees for the 62nd MPSE Golden Reel Awards. The MPSE Golden Reel Awards recognize outstanding achievement in sound editing i ...
Cutting Room edits new Pharrell Williams Web series Cutting Room edits new Pharrell Williams Web series
December 11, 2014 –  NEW YORK — Cutting Room (www.cuttingroom.tv) posted a new online series that looks at the squad of spirited women known as “The Baes,” who back up artist Pharrell Williams. Meet The Baes was produced ...
Bi-coastal music house Ring The Alarm opens Bi-coastal music house Ring The Alarm opens
December 1, 2014 –  NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES — Ring The Alarm (www.ringthealarm.tv) is a new music company that was founded by Daron and Jenny Hollowell and Brent Nichols. The team brings together experience in original comp ...

People

Artemple-Hollywood marks one-year; creates VFX for new WB film Artemple-Hollywood marks one-year; creates VFX for new WB film
January 28, 2015 – 
NAB 2015: 'Boyhood' editor Sandra Adair to be featured NAB 2015: 'Boyhood' editor Sandra Adair to be featured
January 23, 2015 –  LAS VEGAS — Oscar-nominated film editor Sandra Adair will be a featured session speaker within the Creative Master Series at the NAB Show, taking place in Las Vegas in April. Adair recently received h ...
Dallas' Republic adds to finishing team Dallas' Republic adds to finishing team
January 20, 2015 –  DALLAS — Republic Editorial (www.republiceditorial.com) has signed finishing artist Nick Mueth to its roster. He joins a team that is capable of providing services that range from simple conforms to c ...

Recent Work

Hula supports editorial for 'Dracula Untold' Hula supports editorial for 'Dracula Untold'
January 22, 2015 –  HOLLYWOOD — Hula Post Production (http://hulapost.com), provided editorial systems and support for Universal Pictures’ feature film Dracula Untold, which comes to Blu-ray on February 3rd. The feature ...
ILM creates new open for 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' ILM creates new open for 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'
January 14, 2015 –  SAN RAFAEL — Industrial Light & Magic (www.ilm.com) collaborated with ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live to create a new opening sequence for the late-night show. The open highlights the vibrant energy and s ...
VES to honor visual effects excellence on February 4th VES to honor visual effects excellence on February 4th
January 13, 2015 –  LOS ANGELES — The VES recently announced the nominees for the 13th Annual VES Awards. The yearly celebration recognizes outstanding visual effects artistry and innovation in film, animation, televisio ...

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

ATTO expands 12Gb ExpressSAS HBA line ATTO expands 12Gb ExpressSAS HBA line
January 28, 2015 – 
MediaSilo adds Premiere Pro integration MediaSilo adds Premiere Pro integration
December 8, 2014 –  BOSTON — MediaSilo (www.mediasilo.com), which offers the MediaSilo video sharing solution, recently launched EditCompanion, a new, free panel for Adobe Premiere Pro that is designed to help editors sa ...
Marquis' Project Parking helps Seaside manage storage Marquis' Project Parking helps Seaside manage storage
November 25, 2014 –  MUNICH, GERMANY — Seaside Productions GmbH (www.seaside-productions.de) is a creative agency that provides on-air promotion, design and post production services. The studio recently purchased Marquis ...

Studios

Artemple-Hollywood marks one-year; creates VFX for new WB film Artemple-Hollywood marks one-year; creates VFX for new WB film
January 28, 2015 – 
DreamWorks restructures, decreases workload, announces layoffs DreamWorks restructures, decreases workload, announces layoffs
January 23, 2015 –  GLENDALE, CA — DreamWorks Animation (www.dreamworksanimation.com) has announced that it is implementing a new strategic plan to restructure its core feature animation business to ensure the consistent ...
Hula supports editorial for 'Dracula Untold' Hula supports editorial for 'Dracula Untold'
January 22, 2015 –  HOLLYWOOD — Hula Post Production (http://hulapost.com), provided editorial systems and support for Universal Pictures’ feature film Dracula Untold, which comes to Blu-ray on February 3rd. The feature ...

Video/Film

Artemple-Hollywood marks one-year; creates VFX for new WB film Artemple-Hollywood marks one-year; creates VFX for new WB film
January 28, 2015 – 
DreamWorks restructures, decreases workload, announces layoffs DreamWorks restructures, decreases workload, announces layoffs
January 23, 2015 –  GLENDALE, CA — DreamWorks Animation (www.dreamworksanimation.com) has announced that it is implementing a new strategic plan to restructure its core feature animation business to ensure the consistent ...
NAB 2015: 'Boyhood' editor Sandra Adair to be featured NAB 2015: 'Boyhood' editor Sandra Adair to be featured
January 23, 2015 –  LAS VEGAS — Oscar-nominated film editor Sandra Adair will be a featured session speaker within the Creative Master Series at the NAB Show, taking place in Las Vegas in April. Adair recently received h ...

Visual Effects

Artemple-Hollywood marks one-year; creates VFX for new WB film Artemple-Hollywood marks one-year; creates VFX for new WB film
January 28, 2015 – 
AMD FirePro Professional Graphics boosts HP ZBook mobile stations AMD FirePro Professional Graphics boosts HP ZBook mobile stations
January 28, 2015 – 
DreamWorks restructures, decreases workload, announces layoffs DreamWorks restructures, decreases workload, announces layoffs
January 23, 2015 –  GLENDALE, CA — DreamWorks Animation (www.dreamworksanimation.com) has announced that it is implementing a new strategic plan to restructure its core feature animation business to ensure the consistent ...