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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

Skyhouse animates spider for Gerni Skyhouse animates spider for Gerni
October 30, 2014 –  SYDNEY — Australia’s Skyhouse Studios (http://skyhousestudios.com) recently animated a creepy spider for Gerni as part of a commercial that promotes the power and reach of their pressure washer system ...
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 ...

Audio

Emmy-winning mixer Dan Walsh joins Hyperbolic Audio Emmy-winning mixer Dan Walsh joins Hyperbolic Audio
October 23, 2014 –  NEW YORK — Dan Walsh recently joined Hyperbolic Audio in NYC as senior audio engineer. Since 2001, Walsh has worked as a lead mixer for some of New York’s top post facilities, including Tonic, North 4 ...
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 ...
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 ...

Cameras

Directors Guild honors Rob Sim Directors Guild honors Rob Sim
October 30, 2014 –  TORONTO — The Directors Guild of Canada presented its 2014 DGC Honorary Life Member Award to SIM Group (simgroup.com) president/CEO Rob Sim at the annual DGC Awards Gala in Toronto. The award is prese ...
Color correction explained Color correction explained
October 29, 2014 –  BURBANK, CA — This short video by AlphaDogs, here, details the value of color correction and how it can be applied to correct a number of issues that affect footage.
'Bending the Light' goes inside Canon's lens factory 'Bending the Light' goes inside Canon's lens factory
October 27, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — The new independent film Bending the Light offers a never-before-seen look into Canon’s Japanese lens factory.

Digital Intermediates

Brazil's O2 Post to add 80 DaVinci Resolve seats Brazil's O2 Post to add 80 DaVinci Resolve seats
October 23, 2014 –  SAO PAULO, BRAZIL — O2 Post, one of Brazil’s largest post houses, is installing 80 DaVinci Resolve licenses and three DaVinci Resolve suites. Resolve has become a central part of O2 Post’s entire prod ...
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 ...

Editing

HitFilm 3 Pro NLE software set for November release HitFilm 3 Pro NLE software set for November release
October 30, 2014 –  NORWICH, UK — FXHome Ltd. is taking pre-orders for its video editing and visual effects software, HitFilm 3 Pro (http://hitfilm.com), which will be released on November 24th. Purchasing it through the ...
Hybrid expands with new Austin studio Hybrid expands with new Austin studio
October 30, 2014 –  AUSTIN, TX — Creative editorial and content production house Hybrid (www.hybridcollective.tv) has opened a new location in Austin. The company has existing studios in New York and Los Angeles, where i ...
Directors Guild honors Rob Sim Directors Guild honors Rob Sim
October 30, 2014 –  TORONTO — The Directors Guild of Canada presented its 2014 DGC Honorary Life Member Award to SIM Group (simgroup.com) president/CEO Rob Sim at the annual DGC Awards Gala in Toronto. The award is prese ...

Education

Color correction explained Color correction explained
October 29, 2014 –  BURBANK, CA — This short video by AlphaDogs, here, details the value of color correction and how it can be applied to correct a number of issues that affect footage.
'Bending the Light' goes inside Canon's lens factory 'Bending the Light' goes inside Canon's lens factory
October 27, 2014 –  LOS ANGELES — The new independent film Bending the Light offers a never-before-seen look into Canon’s Japanese lens factory.
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 ...

HD

HitFilm 3 Pro NLE software set for November release HitFilm 3 Pro NLE software set for November release
October 30, 2014 –  NORWICH, UK — FXHome Ltd. is taking pre-orders for its video editing and visual effects software, HitFilm 3 Pro (http://hitfilm.com), which will be released on November 24th. Purchasing it through the ...
Directors Guild honors Rob Sim Directors Guild honors Rob Sim
October 30, 2014 –  TORONTO — The Directors Guild of Canada presented its 2014 DGC Honorary Life Member Award to SIM Group (simgroup.com) president/CEO Rob Sim at the annual DGC Awards Gala in Toronto. The award is prese ...
Color correction explained Color correction explained
October 29, 2014 –  BURBANK, CA — This short video by AlphaDogs, here, details the value of color correction and how it can be applied to correct a number of issues that affect footage.

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

Emmy-winning mixer Dan Walsh joins Hyperbolic Audio Emmy-winning mixer Dan Walsh joins Hyperbolic Audio
October 23, 2014 –  NEW YORK — Dan Walsh recently joined Hyperbolic Audio in NYC as senior audio engineer. Since 2001, Walsh has worked as a lead mixer for some of New York’s top post facilities, including Tonic, North 4 ...
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 ...

Recent Work

Skyhouse animates spider for Gerni Skyhouse animates spider for Gerni
October 30, 2014 –  SYDNEY — Australia’s Skyhouse Studios (http://skyhousestudios.com) recently animated a creepy spider for Gerni as part of a commercial that promotes the power and reach of their pressure washer system ...
Hybrid expands with new Austin studio Hybrid expands with new Austin studio
October 30, 2014 –  AUSTIN, TX — Creative editorial and content production house Hybrid (www.hybridcollective.tv) has opened a new location in Austin. The company has existing studios in New York and Los Angeles, where i ...
Digital Jungle produces, posts indie 'A Better Place' Digital Jungle produces, posts indie 'A Better Place'
October 27, 2014 –  HOLLYWOOD — Digital Jungle Post Production (http://digijungle.com) recently completed work on the independent drama-fantasy A Better Place, which marks the first feature-length project for which the s ...

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

Hybrid expands with new Austin studio Hybrid expands with new Austin studio
October 30, 2014 –  AUSTIN, TX — Creative editorial and content production house Hybrid (www.hybridcollective.tv) has opened a new location in Austin. The company has existing studios in New York and Los Angeles, where i ...
Directors Guild honors Rob Sim Directors Guild honors Rob Sim
October 30, 2014 –  TORONTO — The Directors Guild of Canada presented its 2014 DGC Honorary Life Member Award to SIM Group (simgroup.com) president/CEO Rob Sim at the annual DGC Awards Gala in Toronto. The award is prese ...
Digital Jungle produces, posts indie 'A Better Place' Digital Jungle produces, posts indie 'A Better Place'
October 27, 2014 –  HOLLYWOOD — Digital Jungle Post Production (http://digijungle.com) recently completed work on the independent drama-fantasy A Better Place, which marks the first feature-length project for which the s ...

Video/Film

HitFilm 3 Pro NLE software set for November release HitFilm 3 Pro NLE software set for November release
October 30, 2014 –  NORWICH, UK — FXHome Ltd. is taking pre-orders for its video editing and visual effects software, HitFilm 3 Pro (http://hitfilm.com), which will be released on November 24th. Purchasing it through the ...
Hybrid expands with new Austin studio Hybrid expands with new Austin studio
October 30, 2014 –  AUSTIN, TX — Creative editorial and content production house Hybrid (www.hybridcollective.tv) has opened a new location in Austin. The company has existing studios in New York and Los Angeles, where i ...
Directors Guild honors Rob Sim Directors Guild honors Rob Sim
October 30, 2014 –  TORONTO — The Directors Guild of Canada presented its 2014 DGC Honorary Life Member Award to SIM Group (simgroup.com) president/CEO Rob Sim at the annual DGC Awards Gala in Toronto. The award is prese ...

Visual Effects

HitFilm 3 Pro NLE software set for November release HitFilm 3 Pro NLE software set for November release
October 30, 2014 –  NORWICH, UK — FXHome Ltd. is taking pre-orders for its video editing and visual effects software, HitFilm 3 Pro (http://hitfilm.com), which will be released on November 24th. Purchasing it through the ...
Skyhouse animates spider for Gerni Skyhouse animates spider for Gerni
October 30, 2014 –  SYDNEY — Australia’s Skyhouse Studios (http://skyhousestudios.com) recently animated a creepy spider for Gerni as part of a commercial that promotes the power and reach of their pressure washer system ...
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 ...