Marching Penguin has won the first West Coast Story Hackathon for their entry HeartBreak Dating Insurance. Shutterstock co-sponsored the event.
SIM Digital recently provided production and post-production equipment, services and support for the debut season of Spun Out, a new multi-camera sit-com from CTV and Project 10 Productions.
The Room, a boutique finishing facility located within Technicolor – PostWorks, New York, recently wrapped post-production on We Steal Secrets: The History of WikiLeaks and History of the Eagles, two new documentaries from producer/director Alex Gibney.
Grass Valley has announced Edius 7, the latest version of Grass Valley's nonlinear video editing application. Edius 7 is now a native 64-bit application for Windows 7 and Windows 8 64-bit operating systems, taking full advantage of up to 512 GB (dependent upon Windows version) of installed memory for super-intensive media operations, such as multilayer 4K and 3D editing.
Cinedeck will ship v4.2 software release on July 1st that enables its dual-channel RX and quad-channel MX file-based recorders to cost-effectively replace traditional tapedecks in everyday editorial and post-production operations.
Rohde & Schwarz DVS in Hanover and Munich-based zweiB are supporting the International Filmfest München (June 28th - July 6th) by equipping it with three Clipster digital intermediate workstations and SpycerBox storage. zweiB is using the DI workstation to edit the film material and convert content into digital cinema packages.
MTI Film has added Net Brains, a Houston-based systems integrator focused on Mexico and other Latin American markets, to its international reseller network. Net Brains will market and support MTI Film’s Cortex line of workflow solutions to broadcasters and film and television producers in its territory. It will also market Correct DRS, MTI Film’s film restoration platform.
Katabatic Digital founder Emery Wells, recently finished a number of digital shorts and parodies for Saturday Night Live using Bluefish444’s Epoch 2K Horizon as HD-SDI output within Assimilate Scratch.
Hollywood Center Studios has forged a new alliance with shooting and visual effects company Engine Room, headquartered on the HCS Lot.
Colorflow recently provided color grading and other post-production services for Electric Ascension, a full-length concert film documenting the Rova Saxophone Quartet’s remarkable reimagining of John Coltrane’s legendary 1965 free jazz recording Ascension.