Thursday April 24, 2014

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 Photo of the Blackmagic Design booth at NAB 2014 by Robb Cohen.
»POSTED on April 22, 2014
Conversations at the 2014 edition of the National Association of Broadcasters show, held earlier this month in Las Vegas, focused in part on the remarkable number of company mergers that were announced – Quantel and Snell & Wilcox was a standout – but most talk centered on the fact that there were 4K products in seemingly every booth and,... //READ MORE


Photo of John Was A Good Man courtesy of Mark & Kara Photography. John Was a Good Man
»POSTED on April 21, 2014
The TEDx Sydney conference on April 26 will feature a breakthrough film by Kate Kazokas and Lucy Adelaide. Titled John Was A Good Man, the short film features actors from across Australia including Jane Caro, Dr Karl, Paul McDermott, Matt Moran, Andrew O’Keefe, Turia Pitt, Jessica Tovey, Urthboy and Fred Nile. Each of the participants tells a short eulogy of their lives to date, using the third person and with video images of themselves being projected onto their own faces to heighten the sense of self-analysis.
Anger Management producers have saved money using Cinedeck RX recorders. Taking the Anger out of Post Management
»POSTED on April 17, 2014
The U.S. comedy series Anger Management from Debmar-Mercury Productions on FX Network has saved an estimated $2.25 million in post-production costs, while supporting the delivery of double the number of episodes typically produced over the same production period. The producers attribute the savings to Cinedeck RX technology
2G Digital COO Stephen Buchsbaum, left, and DuArt vice president of operations Joe Monge 2G Digital, Burbank, and DuArt, New York, Form Strategic Partnership
»POSTED on April 16, 2014
2G Digital, a Burbank post-production facility specializing in digital supply chain services, and DuArt, a New York facility offering comprehensive post-production services for video, digital media and film, have entered into a strategic partnership that will allow both companies to expand their geographic reach and add new services.
Beware of Images documents the perils of media. Beware of Images Documents the Perils of Media
»POSTED on April 16, 2014
As a media educator, graphic designer, filmmaker and advertising professional, Sergio Toporek of Vancouver has a keen awareness of the power of visual representations – from many different angles. Over the past six years, he has put his heart and soul into an ambitious project that explores the intricate relationship between the technology, regulation and social effects of media.
With Captain America Proof makes the case for pre and post vis. With Captain America Proof Makes the Case for Pre and Post Vis
»POSTED on April 16, 2014
Visualization house Proof provided extensive pre vis and post vis services to the new Marvel Entertainment motion picture Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Proof’s creative director/founder Ron Frankel made the announcement. The film was released by Walt Disney Studios last month and shows the benefits of using pre and post vis on a major effects-heavy film.
Wir waren Könige is the first German movie mixed in Barco’s Auro 11.1 Wir waren Könige First German Movie Mixed in Barco Auro 11.1
»POSTED on April 15, 2014
Wir waren Könige is the first German movie mixed in Barco’s Auro 11.1 immersive cinema sound format. An independent feature film production co-produced by ZDF and ARTE, Wir waren Könige will be released in Germany this summer.


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