Dolby Vision to Launch with Disney’s Tomorrowland, Disney•Pixar’s Inside Out

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 19:28 -- Nick Dager

Dolby Laboratories and The Walt Disney Studios today announced that Disney’s Tomorrowland, in theatres May 22 and Disney•Pixar’s Inside Out, in theatres June 19, 2015, will be the first Dolby Vision titles to be shown at Dolby Cinema locations around the globe. In addition, Disney’s The Jungle Book, which was due out April 15, is also being presented in Dolby Vision, with more titles to be announced.

Dolby, Vizio Partner on Dolby Vision with the Vizio Reference Series

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 19:22 -- Nick Dager

Dolby Laboratories has announced a partnership with Vizio to bring Dolby Vision to the consumer market through the Vizio Reference Series 65-inch and 120-inch Ultra HD Full-Array LED Smart TVs. With an initial slate of Warner Bros. 4K Ultra HD Dolby Vision titles confirmed for distribution via VUDU, Walmart’s video on demand service, combined with play back capabilities on the Vizio Reference Series, consumers will be able to experience the power of Dolby Vision in their living room.

Los Angeles Film School, Make.TV Announce Partnership

Thu, 04/02/2015 - 15:21 -- Nick Dager

The Los Angeles Film School, a private media arts college located in the heart of Hollywood, and have forged a strategic partnership to launch an online marketplace that connects the school’s students with brands and professional broadcasters looking to leverage the new technology. The launch of the Hire a Producer feature with certified student producers from The Los Angeles Film School will serve as the base for the growing marketplace to connect creators and buyers.

SMPTE Calls for Student Papers, Louis F. Wolf Jr. Memorial Scholarship Applications

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 12:50 -- Nick Dager

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers has issued a call for papers for the SMPTE Student Paper Award. The Society is also accepting applications for the Louis F. Wolf Jr. Memorial Scholarship, which is designed to help students further their undergraduate studies in motion pictures and television, with an emphasis on technology.

Kodak Accepting Submissions for 2015 Scholarship Program

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 12:40 -- Nick Dager

As part of Kodak’s ongoing commitment to the next generation of filmmakers, the company has issued its annual call for entries in the 2015 KODAK Scholarship Program. This international program is designed to encourage and foster new talent by honoring student filmmakers who demonstrate exemplary filmmaking skills and creativity at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Three Student Scholarship Awards and two Student Cinematography Scholarship Awards will be granted. The deadline for submissions is May 15.


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